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The Nintendo 64’s iconic James Bond FPS adventure, GoldenEye 007, is due to be released on modern platforms tomorrow with support for modern standards such as widescreen 16:9 and 4K Ultra HD depending on platform. From Friday, January 27, the remastered title will become available worldwide on Nintendo Switch plus... Read more...
The original Game Boy is one of the longest-lived and most-beloved video game systems in history, but it has the same limitation as most handheld game systems: no video out. That means that speedrunners and streamers have to find hacky workarounds if they want to broadcast their gameplay to others. YouTuber Sebastian... Read more...
You're sitting there, playing Mario Kart online on the brand-new Nintendo Switch you got over the holidays. All of a sudden, you get booted back to the home screen on the Switch. You reconnect to the game, only for it to happen again. Thanks to a security vulnerability found in numerous first party Nintendo titles... Read more...
The Nintendo Switch may be one of the best-selling consoles of all time but it is not without its problems. Some people feel the console is underpowered and complain that it still is only uses a 720p resolution display. Far and away, though, the biggest problem in the Switch's now five-year life-span has been the... Read more...
If you are still sad about Epic Games removing some of your favorite classic Unreal Engine games, your retro heart might be happy to know other classics are now showing up on Nintendo Switch. The Sega Classic Virtual Console for Nintendo Switch is adding several titles, including both console and arcade... Read more...
Universal Studios Hollywood's Super Nintendo World is slated to open in February of next year, just a few months before the release of The Super Mario Bros. Movie. The highly-immersive and interactive theme park will include a Mario Kart ride, a Toad-inspired cafe, and other features inspired by Super Mario video... Read more...
The Super Mario Bros. Movie is slated for an April 2023 release, and more is being revealed as the date approaches. We've heard from characters such as Peach, Toad, Bowser, Mario, and even Kamek, but what exactly is Mario capable of in the film? Well, thanks to a new McDonald's ad from Europe we can see Mario... Read more...
It's no secret that we love video games. Not only do we love video games, many of us lived through significant heydays of gaming eras. From the 1970s and 80s arcade boom and then video game market crash in the US, all the way to today. Within those last five decades there have been many successes, failures, and... Read more...
Yet another chapter in the Microsoft and Activision-Blizzard merger has surfaced and this time it is an agreement with Nintendo. While Microsoft has been under scrutiny from multiple regulators in the UK and EU, it has been apparently wining-and-dining regulators in the US. It has also making deals with other... Read more...
Nintendo is releasing a patch and an apology addressing performance issues with Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. Players of the newly released games have complained about encountering visual bugs and poor performance. Pokémon Scarlet and Violet were highly anticipated games for the biggest media franchise in history, in... Read more...
Nintendo released the first trailer for The Super Mario Bros. Movie back at the beginning of October and fans were underwhelmed. Chris Pratt's rendition of the 41-year running video game icon just sounded like a vaguely New Yorkish Chris Pratt—definitely not a familiar sound when compared to someone who grew up with... Read more...
As you may well know, the original Nintendo Wii is based on fundamentally the same CPU as Nintendo's previous home system, the Gamecube. That's an IBM PowerPC chip known as "Broadway," which is essentially the same thing as the PowerPC 750CL. It's a 32-bit CPU that runs at 729 MHz, and is a very close relative to the... Read more...
What's the biggest media franchise in history? Star Wars? Marvel? Mickey Mouse? Nah, son. Pokémon is the biggest media franchise in history, by dollars earned. Despite that, the previous main-series games Sword & Shield were roundly lambasted for their poor production quality, with missing animations, poor visuals... Read more...
Inflation comes for everyone, friends. The prices of just about everything have gone up drastically in the last couple of years, and that even includes games consoles. While Sony is so far the only company to actually raise the price of its hardware, Microsoft and Nintendo have both said that the idea isn't off the... Read more...
Gamers of the late 1980s, and all the way into late 2012, will no doubt remember the awesomeness that was Nintendo Power. If you, like many of us here at HotHardware, remember flipping through the pages of Nintendo Power, you'll probably be excited to learn that high-resolution digitals scans of every single issue are... Read more...
There's been a ton of speculation over the last couple of years about a potential successor to the Nintendo Switch. To be clear, what developers have achieved on that machine is nothing short of astonishing considering that it was fairly mediocre hardware even when it released back in 2017. That's understandable given... Read more...
A mysterious Pokémon chest that was revealed a few days ago has opened, revealing a strange and curious new Pokémon. Along with a few hints as to who the new Pokémon may be, the company also teases a link to Pokémon Go. Nintendo and Pokémon launched its mysterious chest website a few days ago, leaving Pokémon... Read more...
It's been a little over a year since the first visuals for The Super Mario Bros. Movie were revealed. After at least one delay, there is finally a trailer and additional confirmation on the release date. Not only that, we finally get to hear Chris Pratt's interpretation of the Brooklyn-native Italian plumber... Read more...
Nintendo just wrapped up its September Direct stream with some very exciting announcements. Among the dozens of titles coming to the Switch console this Fall and next year are sequels to some of the company’s most beloved franchises. These include the first official reveals of Pikmin 4 and The Legend of Zelda: Tears... Read more...
The Nintendo Switch is incredibly popular and for good reason. The Switch acts as a bridge between traditional sit and enjoy the experience console gaming and a take-anywhere mobile device. Combine that with the charm of Nintendo’s many gaming franchises, and you get a product that has sold more than 111 million... Read more...
Nintendo of America's president Doug Bowser issued a statement via an internal message to employees yesterday, which confirmed the company is looking into claims of "worker conduct." In a probable attempt to bolster confidence amongst the company's workforce, Bowser said Nintendo was taking the allegations... Read more...
If you came to me in the early 2000s and told me that one of the top-selling Nintendo franchises in the 2020s would be a competitive multiplayer shooter game, I would have asked you where you acquired the intoxicants you are currently enjoying. Nintendo selling a multiplayer shooter? Nonsense! It's true, though:... Read more...
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