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Take On My Nintendo Gamecube

Take On My Nintendo Gamecube

Is the whole of two memes put together greater than the sum of their parts? You be the judge with this mashup of the iconic startup screen of the Nintendo Gamecube and A-ha’s hit track Take on Me, smooshed together by Fuou Marinas for no particular reason.

Diablo III for the Nintendo Switch

Diablo III for the Nintendo Switch

The polished and addictive action RPG Diablo III is heading to the Nintendo Switch. The Diablo III Eternal Collection for the Switch not only comes with the expansion and DLC, it also gives players exclusive goodies like a Ganondorf armor set and a Cucco pet. Drops Fall 2018.

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Nintendo Switch Face-to-Face Stand

Nintendo Switch Face-to-Face Stand
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Columbus Circle’s arcade-style stand for the Nintendo Switch has slots for two consoles, so you can play multiplayer games face-to-face with your buddies. It works just as well as a single console stand. It has a cable slot and ventilation so you can play on it for hours.

Super Mario Melodica Medley

Super Mario Melodica Medley

Another fun medley of familiar tunes from the Super Mario Bros. universe of video games, this time performed by the Melodica Men, who manager to put a fresh spin a series of tracks we’ve heard covered a million ways already.

Pool Panic

Pool Panic

Adult Swim Games and Rekim present “the world’s least realistic pool simulator” – a ridiculous new spin of the classic table game, in which all of the pool balls are alive and capable of walking places. Available on Steam and the Nintendo Switch now.

Pokemon Let’s Go (Trailer)

Pokemon Let’s Go (Trailer)

You’ll soon be able to experience the original Pokemon in a whole new light. Pokemon Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokemon Let’s Go, Eevee! for the Nintendo Switch are 3D remakes of Pokemon Yellow, with added Alolan forms for each of the 151 original Pokemon. Drops 11/16/18.

The Videogame Agent

The Videogame Agent

(PG-13: Language) If Ari Gold represented video game characters instead of Hollywood big-shots, he might be something like the agent in Dorkly’s long-running animated series, which they’ve compiled into a single 11-minute-long clip for our enjoyment.

Octopath Traveler for Switch

Octopath Traveler for Switch
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From the makers of Bravely Default comes Octopath Traveler for the Nintendo Switch. In this JRPG, you will pick from one of eight characters, each with different stories and abilities that change how you interact in battle and in the world. Drops 7/13/18.

Yoshi’s Island: Big Band Cover

Yoshi’s Island: Big Band Cover

The 8-Bit Big Band presents a fantastically fun and jazzy cover version of the Atlantic Theme from the Nintendo classic Yoshi’s Island. It’s just a small tease of the wonders that lie ahead on their album Press Start.

PixelQuest Arcade Kit for the Switch

PixelQuest Arcade Kit for the Switch

Nyko’s PixelQuest is a cardboard arcade cabinet kit for the Nintendo Switch. It has slots for the unit itself and two Joy-Cons. The controller slots have mechanical buttons for the shoulder buttons. You also get a pair of joysticks. Available soon for only $20.

Fire Emblem Three Houses (Trailer)

Fire Emblem Three Houses (Trailer)

Nintendo is bringing the beloved turn-based tactical RPG Fire Emblem to the Switch. Fire Emblem Three Houses adds troops and formations to its addictive rock-paper-scissors format. There will also be 3D overworld environments. Coming Spring 2019.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Mario. Sonic. Snake. Everyone is here. All of the fighters that have been playable in past Smash Bros. game collide in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch. There will also be new fighters, including one big surprise. The game drops 7/12/18.

Mario Tennis Aces

Mario Tennis Aces

Mario Tennis Aces for the Nintendo Switch features a variety of moves and counter-moves to keep you and your opponents guessing and risking. It has 15 characters, up to four-player online and local multiplayer and even a story mode. Drops 6/22/18.

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Honest Donkey Kong Game Trailer

Honest Donkey Kong Game Trailer

“It all started with Miyamoto seeing ‘King Kong’ and saying, ‘Hey, let’s just do that!'” While we already know the real reason his name is “Donkey,” we still enjoyed Smosh Games‘ parody of Nintendo’s big lug of an ape, and his rise to fame from his early 8-bit arcade days.

DIY GameCube Mini Console

DIY GameCube Mini Console

With “classic editionretro consoles becoming more commonplace, maker and hardcore Nintendo fan Nintendrew tried his hand at building a GameCube mini console. His version ended up being quite expensive, but a mass-produced version could be much cheaper.

Dunkview: Nintendo Labo

Dunkview: Nintendo Labo

While the reviews of Nintendo’s new Switch play sets have been overwhelmingly positive, videogamedunkey is a little less hyperbolic with his take on what really amounts to a bunch of cardboard and some clever software.

Nintendo Switch Pro Gaming Grip

Nintendo Switch Pro Gaming Grip

Satisfye’s Pro Gaming Grip makes playing with the Nintendo Switch in handheld mode more comfortable. Its asymmetrical design keeps your wrists in the proper position. It also has a built-in stand and comes with two pairs of pads for the Switch’s analog sticks.

Nintendo Switch LEGO Upgrades

Nintendo Switch LEGO Upgrades

The Nintendo Switch is a pretty nifty gaming system all on its own, but there are a couple of ways in which it could be improved. LEGO builder vmln8r shows off a few accessories they built to enhance the system. The controller rail is a 3D printed part you can download here.

If Kirby Existed in The Real World

If Kirby Existed in The Real World

Nintendo’s puffy pink ball of goo is so fun to play with because of all the crazy things his (or her?) body can do. But what would a creature like Kirby be like if it actually existed? Play Noggin answers another question that nobody was asking.

Game Boy Alarm Clock

Game Boy Alarm Clock
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Wake up to 8-bit tunes with this officially licensed Nintendo Game Boy alarm clock. It looks and feels just like the real thing, and plays Super Mario Land sounds when the alarm goes off. It’s powered by two AA batteries and has removable feet.

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Mii Channel: Ska/Jazz Cover

Mii Channel: Ska/Jazz Cover

The appropriately-named Ska Tune Network presents a wonderfully upbeat cover version of the background music found in the Mii Channel on the Nintendo Wii. We’re pretty sure its impossible not to move and groove while listening to this.

Kirby Star Allies

Kirby Star Allies

In the Switch exclusive Kirby Star Allies, Kirby can still inhale and ingest enemies to copy their abilities. But you can also throw hearts to befriend foes. Friends will follow Kirby and provide extra abilities, and can even be controlled by up to three other players.

Shaun White’s Mario Run

Shaun White’s Mario Run

Shaun White’s gold medal-winning Halfpipe run in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics was pretty epic all on its own. But Dylan “Tater Tot” Tate decided to give it a little more sparkle and shine with the addition of visuals and sound effects from Super Mario Bros.

ColorWare Switch NES Controllers

ColorWare Switch NES Controllers
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Custom gadget shop ColorWare has a pair of NES-themed controllers for the Nintendo Switch. Both its Joy-Con set and Pro Controller are decked out in the NES’ black and gray color scheme with red ABXY buttons.

Nintendo Labo Overview

Nintendo Labo Overview

Interested in Nintendo’s Labo cardboard kits for the Switch? Let the big N tell you more. This video explains what you’ll get with each kit, how you’ll put the toys together and how you can create your own interactive cardboard toys.

16-bit Snoke’s Throne Room Fight

16-bit Snoke’s Throne Room Fight

Whether you loved or hated The Last Jedi, most of us can agree that the fight sequence in Snoke’s Throne Room was pretty awesome. Here, Mr. Sunday Movies brilliantly recreated the scene as if it were played out on a Super Nintendo or Sega Genesis console.

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