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No Nintendo N64 Classic Mini in the works, maybe never
No Nintendo N64 Classic Mini in the works, maybe never By Rik Henderson

Nintendo boss reveals that an N64 Classic Mini is unlikely, with more retro games planned for Switch instead.... Read more

Nintendo Switch gets YouTube, paving the way for Netflix?
Nintendo Switch gets YouTube, paving the way for Netflix? By Rik Henderson

The Nintendo Switch finally gets a video playback app in the form of YouTube. Could Netflix or Amazon Prime Video be next?... Read more

Diablo III Nintendo Switch bundle available for pre-order, comes with carrying case
Diablo III Nintendo Switch bundle available for pre-order, comes with carrying case By Rik Henderson

To celebrate the release of Diablo III: Eternal Collection on Nintendo Switch, there is a special bundle that includes a limited edition console.... Read more

Nintendo wants to turn your smartphone into a GameBoy, case patent reveals
Nintendo wants to turn your smartphone into a GameBoy, case patent reveals By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has filed a patent for a smartphone case that effective turns your handset into a working GameBoy.... Read more

Nintendo Switch 2 coming as soon as 2019, sources say
Nintendo Switch 2 coming as soon as 2019, sources say By Rik Henderson

Nintendo could introduce an upgrade to its Nintendo Switch console as early as summer next year, it is claimed.... Read more

Fortnite Nintendo Switch bundle includes exclusive content, V-Bucks to spend in-game
Fortnite Nintendo Switch bundle includes exclusive content, V-Bucks to spend in-game By Rik Henderson

Nintendo will soon release a special Fortnite Switch bundle that will come with a load of exclusive goodies.Although the game itself is available as a... Read more

What is Nintendo Switch Online, how much does it cost and when is it coming?
What is Nintendo Switch Online, how much does it cost and when is it coming? By Rik Henderson

Nintendo's online subscription service is coming soon. Find out here all the details, the price to subscribe and release date.... Read more

We want Nintendo's new Super Smash Bros Ultimate bundle
We want Nintendo's new Super Smash Bros Ultimate bundle By Maggie Tillman

It will include the Switch system painted with all the characters from the original Nintendo 64 roster, as well as a Joy-Con with the Smash Bros logo.... Read more

Nintendo is launching a wireless NES-style controller for the Switch
Nintendo is launching a wireless NES-style controller for the Switch By Maggie Tillman

The controllers can attach to the Switch like a Joycon, only it looks like the classic gamepad from the 90s.... Read more

Hands off the Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee Nintendo Switch bundles, we want them ourselves
Hands off the Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee Nintendo Switch bundles, we want them ourselves By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has created a limited edition Nintendo Switch that will come with either Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! or Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee!... Read more

Super Smash Bros Ultimate bundle includes a GameCube controller
Super Smash Bros Ultimate bundle includes a GameCube controller By Maggie Tillman

Nintendo Europe has announced it's releasing a bundle that contains a copy of the game, a Super Smash Bros GameCube controller, and an adapter.... Read more

Nintendo Switch Online subscription not needed for Fortnite, it seems
Nintendo Switch Online subscription not needed for Fortnite, it seems By Rik Henderson

When Nintendo Switch Online launches in September, many games will require Switch owners to pay a monthly subscription fee in order to continue to enjoy... Read more

Brand new Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03 kit gives you a full steering wheel and more
Brand new Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03 kit gives you a full steering wheel and more By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has announced a third Nintendo Labo kit that gives you and your kids the opportunity to drive a car, submarine and plane using a Switch.... Read more

These new GameCube controllers are optimised for Nintendo Switch
These new GameCube controllers are optimised for Nintendo Switch By Maggie Tillman

Nintendo’s official accessory maker for the Switch has announced three new Gamecube controllers, each themed around a different Nintendo franchise.... Read more

Cardboard Labo-style Nintendo Switch is surely the coolest console ever
Cardboard Labo-style Nintendo Switch is surely the coolest console ever By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has designed several Switch consoles to look like there are made of Labo-style cardboard. Unfortunately though, you won't be able to buy one.... Read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe now has Labo support for Switch, Nintendo hosts comp for best designs
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe now has Labo support for Switch, Nintendo hosts comp for best designs By Rik Henderson

A downloadable patch has added Nintendo Labo support for Switch game Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. You can build your own racing cabinet, of sorts.... Read more

Nintendo just released the original arcade Donkey Kong for the Switch
Nintendo just released the original arcade Donkey Kong for the Switch By Maggie Tillman

The new Switch version is now available in the Switch eStore for just $7.99.... Read more

This Labo-style cardboard kit turns your Switch into an arcade cabinet
This Labo-style cardboard kit turns your Switch into an arcade cabinet By Maggie Tillman

At E3 2018, gaming accessory maker Nyko announced the Nintendo Labo’s first competitor: a $20 PixelQuest Arcade Kit.... Read more

Fortnite now available for Nintendo Switch, and it's completely free
Fortnite now available for Nintendo Switch, and it's completely free By Rik Henderson

Nintendo Switch fans will rejoice at this news, the portable console will very soon get its own version of Fortnite. And it's free.You will be able to... Read more

Get up to 15 hours more Nintendo Switch battery life out of these new Anker powerbanks
Get up to 15 hours more Nintendo Switch battery life out of these new Anker powerbanks By Rik Henderson

Accessory brand Anker has thrown a lifeline to Nintendo Switch owners concerned that the battery life of their consoles is too short.While the Switch is... Read more

You can buy a cheaper Nintendo Switch without a dock... in Japan
You can buy a cheaper Nintendo Switch without a dock... in Japan By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has released a new version of the Nintendo Switch console that is cheaper than the existing model.That's because the Nintendo Switch 2nd Set comes... Read more

Nintendo NES Classic Mini consoles back in production, will launch in June
Nintendo NES Classic Mini consoles back in production, will launch in June By Rik Henderson

After selling out in next to no time after its launch in 2016, the Nintendo Classic Mini consoles became much sought after - fetching high prices on reseller... Read more

Official Nintendo Charging Stand for Switch can charge your console in tabletop mode
Official Nintendo Charging Stand for Switch can charge your console in tabletop mode By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has announced a new accessory for Nintendo Switch that enables you to charge your console while playing it in tabletop mode.The conventional Switch... Read more

Yes, you can buy Nintendo Labo Toy-Con replacement parts
Yes, you can buy Nintendo Labo Toy-Con replacement parts By Elyse Betters

Nintendo is allowing you to buy replacement parts for Nintendo Labo if you've torn them or merely lost them in the recycling. The company just released... Read more

Nintendo Switch system update 5.0.0 available now: Here's what it does
Nintendo Switch system update 5.0.0 available now: Here's what it does By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has released the latest version of its system software for Nintendo Switch.System update 5.0.0 should be available to you as soon as you next... Read more

Super Smash Bros coming to Nintendo Switch, watch the trailer here
Super Smash Bros coming to Nintendo Switch, watch the trailer here By Elyse Betters

Nintendo's much loved fighting game, Super Smash Bros, is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018. And it is understood that it will be an all-new game rather... Read more

Free Super Mario Odyssey update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more
Free Super Mario Odyssey update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more By Rik Henderson

A completely free update for Super Mario Odyssey is now available for download on Nintendo Switch which adds a new game mode and other goodies.The new... Read more

Nintendo Labo offers much more to do with the Toy-Con kits than you thought
Nintendo Labo offers much more to do with the Toy-Con kits than you thought By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has released details and videos of its Nintendo Labo Toy-Con kits and you can do much more with them than previously thought.Inside each kit comes... Read more

Mario Kart coming to iOS and Android at last
Mario Kart coming to iOS and Android at last By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has announced that its next mobile game will be based on Mario Kart.The kart racing franchise starring the moustachioed plumber and his pals is... Read more

Nintendo Labo pre-orders now open, get the Switch accessories everyone's talking about
Nintendo Labo pre-orders now open, get the Switch accessories everyone's talking about By Rik Henderson

Nintendo announced its Labo accessory kits earlier this week and now you can pre-order them.Shipping on 27 April in the UK, 20 April in the US, there are... Read more

Nintendo will announce an "interactive experience for kids" for the Switch tonight
Nintendo will announce an "interactive experience for kids" for the Switch tonight By Max Langridge

Nintendo has posted a teaser on its official website stating it will announce a "new interactive experience for the Nintendo Switch, specially crafted... Read more

Nintendo Switch projector will give you 120-inch picture just by docking your console
Nintendo Switch projector will give you 120-inch picture just by docking your console By Rik Henderson

The Nintendo Switch has been massively successful since its launch last April, with reports stating that it is the fastest selling console of all time... Read more

Rocket League for Nintendo Switch hits the high street in January 2018
Rocket League for Nintendo Switch hits the high street in January 2018 By Rik Henderson

Massively popular game Rocket League finally became available for Nintendo Switch in November, but only as a digital download.It only takes up 4.8GB of... Read more

Nintendo Switch system update 4.0 out now: How to install it and what it does
Nintendo Switch system update 4.0 out now: How to install it and what it does By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has rolled out a new version of its system software for the Nintendo Switch, which adds some significant new features.System version 4.0.0, as... Read more

If you love the SNES Classic Mini you'll adore the tiny, working Replicade Centipede arcade cabinet
If you love the SNES Classic Mini you'll adore the tiny, working Replicade Centipede arcade cabinet By Rik Henderson

We don't cover many Kickstarter projects here on Pocket-lint for a variety of reasons, but couldn't ignore the Replicade x Centipede arcade cabinet.At... Read more

Massive Super Mario Run update coming, drops to half price
Massive Super Mario Run update coming, drops to half price By Rik Henderson

Nintendo is about to address two of the biggest complaints levelled at Super Mario Run, that it has too few levels and costs too much to unlock the full... Read more

Your Nintendo Switch comes with a secret, hidden game
Your Nintendo Switch comes with a secret, hidden game By Rik Henderson

Hackers have found a full game lurking in the code of the Nintendo Switch.Flog - an emulated version of NES classic Golf (hence the backwards name) - has... Read more

Super Mario Odyssey special edition Nintendo Switch coming, and Mario in the buff
Super Mario Odyssey special edition Nintendo Switch coming, and Mario in the buff By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has announced a new Nintendo Switch bundle coming in time for Christmas, and it features our favourite moustachioed plumber. What's more, you'll... Read more

Can 80 game Sega Mega Drive Mini be as popular as the SNES Classic Mini?
Can 80 game Sega Mega Drive Mini be as popular as the SNES Classic Mini? By Rik Henderson

It's fair to say that Nintendo's decision to make smaller, reissued versions of its classic consoles was a winner. The NES Classic Mini was a huge success,... Read more

Nintendo trademark officially hints to N64 Classic Mini
Nintendo trademark officially hints to N64 Classic Mini By Elyse Betters

As we've suggested before, Nintendo's N64 console could be getting a re-release.The Japanese company recently started stoking nostalgia by making miniaturised,... Read more

Nintendo Switch Online app out now for iOS and Android, just in time for Splatoon 2
Nintendo Switch Online app out now for iOS and Android, just in time for Splatoon 2 By Rik Henderson

We already knew that Nintendo delayed its full, paid-for online service until next year but in the meantime is allowing players to connect to each other... Read more

SFANS is a cheaper, more portable Nintendo Switch dock
SFANS is a cheaper, more portable Nintendo Switch dock By Rik Henderson

We whooped and hollered when Nintendo announced that it would release a Switch dock you could buy separately. Finally, it meant we could move and play... Read more

Ataribox console is real: Great pics show Atari's rival to the SNES Classic Mini
Ataribox console is real: Great pics show Atari's rival to the SNES Classic Mini By Rik Henderson

Pictures and confirmation of a brand new games console from Atari have emerged, with a look at the exterior and connections of the machine known as the... Read more

Mario Kart VR will give you an eyes-on view of Moo Moo Meadows
Mario Kart VR will give you an eyes-on view of Moo Moo Meadows By Max Langridge

Mario Kart is one of Nintendo's most popular games, and the latest release, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch, is one of the best iterations... Read more

Nintendo Switch Online app for iOS finally coming 21 July
Nintendo Switch Online app for iOS finally coming 21 July By Elyse Betters

The Nintendo Switch just got a companion app for online services.During a Nintendo Direct event on Thursday, Nintendo announced a new app called Nintendo... Read more

Nintendo Switch neon green and neon pink Joy-Cons now available to pre-order
Nintendo Switch neon green and neon pink Joy-Cons now available to pre-order By Rik Henderson

One of the things we've loved about the Nintendo Switch is the way you can customise it with differently coloured Joy-Cons.Even if you bought the grey... Read more

You can now buy retro NES-style controllers for your Nintendo Switch
You can now buy retro NES-style controllers for your Nintendo Switch By Elyse Betters

Ever wish your Nintendo Switch looked more like the original NES?No? Just us? Well, either way, ColorWare thinks someone out there wants a NES-style Switch,... Read more

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini official pre-orders open then sell out in minutes
Nintendo SNES Classic Mini official pre-orders open then sell out in minutes By Rik Henderson

No sooner had Nintendo officially opened its own pre-orders for the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or SNES Classic Mini for... Read more

Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017: Find out what was launched for Switch
Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017: Find out what was launched for Switch By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has a massive presence on the showfloor at E3 each year, but hasn't hosted a physical press conference for a while.Instead, it streams a pre-recorded... Read more

Pokemon coming to Nintendo Switch in September
Pokemon coming to Nintendo Switch in September By Rik Henderson

Nintendo Switch owners will get their first Pokemon game this September, with a remastered version of Pokemon Tournament to be released for the console... Read more

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