Daily Archives: April 12, 2017

Minecraft will be hitting the Nintendo Switch on May 11th

So the release for the Nintendo Switch was pretty much predictable. Now, Nintendo America announced in one of their tweets the release of the very popular sandbox on the Nintendo Switch on May 11th! Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition, including the Super Mario Mash-Up pack, will launch in Nintendo #eShop on May 11. pic.twitter.com/VPxJ726Ex9 — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) April 12, 2017MultiplayerMinecraft on Switch supports up to eight players online, or four locally in split-screen m

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What you can learn from Overwatch team RunAway’s incredible performance at Apex season 2

The Cinderella story would see its end in the Grand Finals rematch against Lunatic-Hai, but RunAway’s winning streak had already stolen the show. If you’re only reacting to what’s happening instead of making an effort to read the opposition and communicate, you’re going to have to work a lot harder than necessary. Never hold onto ultimates when you’re fighting for a point unless your team is telling you otherwise. When fighting in an open area, you need to be aware of how the other team has been

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Nintendo Switch is getting all-new accessories soon

During today's livestreamed Nintendo Direct event, Nintendo was kind enough to take a break from previews of ARMS and Splatoon 2 to sprinkle in details of new Nintendo Switch accessories coming out later this summer. The most eye-catching piece of gear Nintendo unveiled was a bright new color for its Joy-Con controllers. The makers of Mario announced a AA battery-powered attachment for Joy-Con controllers to keep them running longer. Meet me at the docksFinally, the last piece of hardware news i

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What Google Home can learn from Burger King’s intrusive Whopper ad

Today, however, fast-food chain Burger King overstepped the line, launching a 15-second ad designed to trigger real-life Google Home smart speakers to describe its famous Whopper burger. You can see the spot below, in which the guy holding the Whopper pulls the camera close and pointedly asks, "OK Google, what is the Whopper burger?" We've asked Google for comment on Burger King's marketing stunt, and will update this story if we hear back. Burger King's ad, by the way, is as of this writing in

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Nintendo Direct’s new host has already won over fans

A combination of boyish good looks, charming personality and pleasant screen presence won Koizumi positive reviews from Nintendo fans still reeling from the loss of Nintendo Direct’s most familiar face, Satoru Iwata. With a new host came a new setup for what can occasionally become rambling Nintendo Direct presentations. Viewers tweeted their approval of his performance during and immediately after the presentation:I enjoyed the NEW Nintendo Direct. If Koizumi does go on to become the regular ho

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Nintendo Switch is Nintendo’s fastest-selling console

Just hours after announcing the discontinuation of the hit NES Classic Edition console, Nintendo is trumpeting record sales of its new Switch video game console. From the press release:The Nintendo Switch system sold more than 906,000 units in March, according to the NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States. That makes Nintendo Switch one of the fastest-selling video game systems of all time. The Nintendo Switch was released on March 3, meaning it sold nearly 1 million units

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NES Classic Edition has been discontinued (update)

Nintendo is discontinuing the NES Classic Edition, a plug-and-play console that became popular with collectors as soon as it launched last fall. Throughout April, NOA territories will receive the last shipments of Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition systems for this year. “NES Classic Edition wasn’t intended to be an ongoing, long-term product. Those extra shipments never made it any easier to purchase the NES Classic Edition. Along with the NES Classic Edition systems, Nintendo w

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Microsoft Xbox Sale In Full Swing • The Save Spot

Microsoft Xbox Sale In Full SwingThe Microsoft Xbox Sale has started, and there are some keepers on the board. The Microsoft Sale comes around often enough that people sometimes overlook it due to the mentality that “it will be back soon”. Some games worth mentioning are ones like Fallout 4, which is down to $19.80 – from 59.99, or Batman: Arkham Knight at $20.00. I’d advice going on over and checking out Nelson’s blog this week, and really deciding what games you’re going to be scooping up whil

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Star Wars Battlefront 2: Leaked Trailer • The Save Spot

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Leaked TrailerNothing ever remains secret for long in the gaming world, and when trailers can be snatched up and given to the public they will be. That said, Star Wars Battlefront 2 has decided to grace gamers with a sneak peek at the upcoming game – or more like a leaked peek. In the above video, granted that it hasn’t been taken down yet, we hear a female soldier narrate the trailer. The trailer seems to highlight that there will be both a multiplayer mode, and a story

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Pokémon Go Easter event kicks off with a big Egg hunt

An event beginning in Pokémon Go today gets festive with a big focus on Pokémon Eggs. From 1 p.m. PT today until 1 p.m. on April 20, players are encouraged to get out on the Pokémon Egg hunt. An increased variety of Pokémon will be found in two-kilometer Eggs during the event. Hatching eggs will also earn players more candy than usual, confirming that Pokémon Go understands kids' favorite part of Easter. Last of all, Lucky Egg items will be sold for half off in the game's shop to maximize the ex

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