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The ESA says preserving old online games isn’t ‘necessary’

The video game industry as a whole does a piss-poor job at preserving its history — especially when it comes to online games. The Entertainment Software Association — responsible for E3; counts Electronic Arts, Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and ……


Play ‘Doom’ with motion controls on Nintendo Switch

Doom’s arrival on the Nintendo Switch back in November was something of a surprise, given the limitations of the platform, but it’s quickly captured the hearts of many a gamer. Now, developer Bethesda has improved the gameplay experience even ……


Modders turn Nintendo Switch into a full-fledged Linux tablet

For all of its Nintendo customizations, the Switch is ultimately a tablet running a garden variety NVIDIA Tegra processor — and that means it can potentially handle the same software as other mobile devices. To prove that point, the fail0ver……


‘Mega Man Legacy Collection’ is headed to Nintendo Switch May 22

Mega Man fans were likely excited to hear that the next chapter in the venerable video game franchise, Mega Man 11, is slated for a release sometime this year. At the same time, Capcom announced plans to release two new Mega Man Legacy Collect……


‘Super Mario Bros.’ encyclopedia comes to the US October 23rd

Nintendo did many things to mark the 30th anniversary of Super Mario Bros., but there’s been one you couldn’t usually get your hands on unless you lived in Japan: the Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia. You’ll be glad to hear that it’s coming to t……


Nintendo will convert Gold Points into Switch game discounts

If you buy a lot of Switch games, good news — Nintendo is about to reward you with some discounted software. The company announced in a blog post today that you’ll soon be able to spend Gold Points — earned by purchasing Nintendo g……


This DIY cardboard piano syncs with your favorite MIDI music apps

From an interactive booklet that helps you build six different electronic toys to Nintendo’s own Labo cardboard gadgets, DIY cardboard gizmos and musical instruments are all the rage. Now a company headed up by a former Konami and Sony game de……


You can’t buy an ethical smartphone today

Any ethical, non-🍏 📱 recommendations?

It all started with a WhatsApp message from my friend, an environmental campaigner who runs a large government sustainability project. She’s the most ethical person I know and has always worked hard to pu……


Nintendo Labo hands-on: Cardboard has never been this fun

Leave it up to Nintendo to get us excited over cardboard. Labo, its DIY Switch-powered cardboard accessory line, seemed like the purist encapsulation of Nintendo’s philosophy: “Play” is far more important than having the best graphics. At firs……


Nintendo Labo gadgets can be remixed with ‘Toy-Con Garage’

Nintendo stunned the gaming world last month when it unveiled Labo, a system that uses the Switch and some cardboard to make lovably homely little minigames. Reception among the Engadget staff was…mixed. But Nintendo might have nullified a g……