Daily Archives: June 28, 2017

Miyamoto Isn’t Interested in Remakes of Old Nintendo Games

Nintendo’s most iconic franchise is set to make its debut on the Switch later this year with the release of Super Mario Odyssey. In a new interview discussing Super Mario Odyssey, franchise creator and Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto discussed his thoughts on revisiting older games in the series. “It’s more natural to always create new mechanics and new games.” While a handful of Mario titles have been remade in the past, the likes of Super Mario 64 DS and Super Mario Bros. Deluxe are the excep

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Pokemon GO: Spin Bonus Rewards Are Having Problems

That said, the Pokemon GO community has still been able to pick out a few problems that slipped by the QA team. After the big update had been out for a few days, those players (and the PoGO Reddit community) started noticing a troublesome absence from the usual seven day spin bonus rewards graphic. For those unaware, players receive a special bonus if they spin at least one Pokestop for seven days in a row. After spinning on the Gym on day seven, players can check their journals and find that th

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Amazon Prime Day 2017 date officially announced for Tuesday, July 11

The official Amazon Prime Day 2017 date is Tuesday, July 11, 2017, just as we had suspected in the lead up to today's official announcement. But, remember, Amazon Prime Day 2017 only available for Prime members. Amazon Prime Day 2017 start timeWhile the Amazon Prime Day date is Tuesday, July, 11, the actual deals start rolling out on Monday, July 10 in both the US. Amazon Prime Day UK begins at 6PM in the UK. You should continue to read TechRadar the lead up to Amazon Prime Day on July 11.

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The best smart speakers 2017: which one should you buy?

Smart speakers, virtual assistants or smart home speakers, whatever name you decide to call them, they’re pretty frickin’ cool. Everything we just mentioned is done with some help from the AI and, without it, the Amazon Echo, Google Home and Apple HomePod would just be, well, regular speakers. While there’s no doubt that each of the aforementioned speakers are capable in their in own right, you’re here because you want to find the absolute best smart speaker – the one that syncs up to the most s

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Canon unveils EOS 6D Mark II and EOS Rebel SL2

Canon EOS Rebel SL2 / EOS 200DCanon has also refreshed its most junior DSLR proposition with announcement of the EOS Rebel SL2 (known as the EOS 200D outside the US). Designed with the smartphone generation in mind, the EOS Rebel SL2 / EOS 200D updates the EOS Rebel SL1 / EOS 100D that was announced back in 2013. In addition to handling image processing, the DIGIC 7 processor also enables the Rebel SL2 / EOS 200D to shoot at up to 5fps – a 1fps improvement over the EOS Rebel SL1/ EOS 100D. Thank

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Canon EOS Rebel SL2 / EOS 200D hands on review

It comes as no surprise that Canon’s Guided UI, which popped up in the recent EOS Rebel T7i / EOS 800D, has also been included here. Canon cites the EOS Rebel SL2 / EOS 200D as “the perfect replacement for the avid smartphone photographer looking to step up to their first camera”. Overall focusing performance is boosted by two key additional factors over the EOS Rebel SL1. In fact, a side-by-side comparison with the EOS 6D Mark II, which uses the same processor, showed the EOS Rebel SL2 / EOS 20

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Swords of Ditto gets an extended gameplay video

The Swords of Ditto is a neat looking action RPG unveiled in the week leading up to E3. Published by Devolver, it has a minty fresh Saturday morning cartoon aesthetic and, most importantly, a protagonist with a box for a head. There was a trailer issued back then, but now we've got a solid 12 minute video showcasing its gameplay. It looks fun and straightforward enough: you wander a beautifully illustrated world, whittle down enemy health bars with your sword, talk to whimsical non-violent chara

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Twitch’s app gets a major redesign, adds livestreaming and more

Twitch today announced several changes are coming to its mobile app, including the ability to livestream directly from the app and a brand-new interface. Twitch on mobile is also receiving a major overhaul to its UI, helping it function more like its big-brother desktop counterpart. Today's app update is just one of many initiatives undertaken by the Amazon-owned streaming service to boost its audience. Twitch's updated app rolls out starting today for iOS and Android devices, but isn't expected

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s new update gives online players a big boost

Nintendo’s patched up a bunch of issues with its latest Mario Kart 8 Deluxe version update. Between glitch fixes and other annoyances, there’s a lot of convenient changes now in the game. The biggest is great news for racers who lag behind the competition in online races. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s item boxes will be more generous to players, handing out items meant to help them catch up with the rest of the racers. There’s also a new Pikmin costume for the Mii driver, unlocked by scanning any Pikmin

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One of the best Pac-Man games is coming to Switch

Pac-Man Vs. is coming to Nintendo Switch this summer — in Japan, anyway — as part of the latest entry in the Namco Museum series. Namco Museum for Nintendo Switch will include 10 classic arcade games: Pac-Man, Galaga, Galaga '88, Dig Dug, The Tower of Druaga, Sky Kid, Rolling Thunder, Rolling Thunder 2, Splatterhouse and Tank Force. Pac-Man Vs. was re-released as part of Namco Museum DS for Nintendo DS and was later ported to mobile phones. It’s not clear yet how Bandai Namco plans to adapt Pac-

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