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As gamers here at HotHardware, we can't think of many better ways to blow off steam at the end of a hard day than relaxing with our favorite games. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has been one of our top favorite games over the past 11 years and it is without a doubt one of the most popular in the magic and... Read more...
Players of the upcoming Pokémon Scarlet and Violet video games can receive a Special Pikachu, but only if they complete one thing first. This unique Pikachu will know the Fly move, which it is typically unable to learn due to its Electric-type status. Pokémon has had fans trying to catch them all for quite some... Read more...
What is your console of choice? Do you like portable handhelds like the Nintendo Switch? Of course you do, or at least a really solid number of you do according to First Quarter sales numbers from Nintendo. Nintendo's new financial report that outlines projections for 2023 and provides a historical data for... Read more...
Nintendo sells consoles based on the strength of its game experiences rather than the power of their processors, but technology marches on regardless, and the venerable NVIDIA Tegra X1 is getting pretty long in the tooth. While its ARM Cortex-A57 CPUs are roughly comparable to the old AMD Jaguar CPUs in the... Read more...
Your deal game is strong is you can find a Nintendo Switch console at a discount, as sales the popular handheld gaming system are relatively few and far between. Now is one of those rare times, though. Even better, you can score the console for $40 below its list price, which brings it down to its lowest price since... Read more...
We're not sure what prompted it, but a bunch of Pokemon games for the Nintendo Switch are on sale right now, with discounts going as deep as half off the list price. Included are some of the best selling games on the Switch platform too. The markdowns are big enough that we doubt you'll see better deals on these... Read more...
Let's take a nostalgic trip back to 2006, shall we?. The hottest holiday gift since Teddy Ruxpin was hitting store shelves, that being the Nintendo Wii packaged with Wii Sports. The game practically defined motion controls, and also gave unfortunate examples of how easy it was to break your TV if you used it... Read more...
People really, really want a more powerful Nintendo system. Everyone loves the Switch, but there's no denying that it's basically a second-generation NVIDIA Shield tablet with a Nintendo nameplate on it. Developers have done truly amazing things with the hardware, but there are limits to what you can accomplish with a... Read more...
Do you ever look at your games library and wish you could organize them better? Sure, there are plenty of people who have that wish. Unfortunately for Nintendo Switch owners, this was impossible. Until now! On Monday, March 21, 2022, Nintendo released an update to the best-selling console it has ever had, the... Read more...
I'm sorry to say, but, there's never going to be a Nintendo Switch Pro. It's not happening. You can stop wishing for it, because a Switch Pro is absolutely, 100 percent not in Nintendo's plans. Not now and not ever. Right? RIGHT?? Well, okay maybe there won't be a Switch Pro. This is one of those rumors that just... Read more...
Could it be that the silicon shortage is finally ending and that scalpers have had their fill? No, sorry. Try hunting for a graphics card or a PlayStation 5 console and you'll see that neither of those are true. That said, Nintendo's flagship Switch OLED console is in stock at a few different places, suggesting that... Read more...
It seems Bowser always has Princess Peach locked up in another castle, and he really should be held accountable for that. There's also a real life Bowser linked to Nintendo, but in a much different way. His name is Gary Bowser, and he just received a 40-month prison sentence for his role in creating and selling... Read more...
It is quite a time to be a fan of Nintendo, what with all the copyright claims and takedowns the company has been doing. But wait, there's some light at the end of the tunnel: Wii Sports! Technically it is not Wii Sports, but it is a follow-up to the massively popular included game from Nintendo's previous... Read more...
Remember the skepticism surrounding Nintendo's strategy to release a hybrid console powered by an NVIDIA Tegra chip? I was among those who wondered if that was the right move. Not anymore, of course. We all now know the Switch is a huge success, and lest there remains any doubt, Nintendo has shipped over 103 million... Read more...
This really should go without saying, but for the benefit of anyone who needs reminding, be extra cautious about where you buy items online. That also means double and even triple checking the URL. The reason for the reminder is because Nintendo posted a warning saying it knows of at least one fake site actively... Read more...
In spite of the fact that Nintendo has been manufacturing fewer Switch consoles this year, we have some good news. Retailers seem to finally have them in stock, at least for now. The major retailers, including Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and Target have the new Nintendo Switch OLED models available at standard retail... Read more...
Paying full price for a video game is okay if that is the only option, but c'mon, this is Black Friday season and there are tons of discounts out there. Even games for the Nintendo Switch, which don't seem to be on sale quite as frequently as other platforms, are marked down. We've rounded up a whole bunch of... Read more...
Do you watch video game livestreams? If so, you probably watch at least some of them on Amazon's Twitch service. You can watch Twitch almost anywhere: desktop and laptop PCs, smartphones and tablets, smart TVs and set-top-boxes, and even on game consoles—if you'd prefer to watch someone else play video games instead... Read more...
We're now into the second week of November, and Black Friday looms just around a couple of corners. As always, retailers, vendors, and manufacturers are looking to get a jump on the annual season of deals. For Nintendo, that means announcing some enticing discounts, including an upcoming Switch console bundle and a... Read more...
Even Santa Claus and his merry band of elves won't be able to save Christmas if holiday cheer ultimately depends on procuring a Nintendo Switch game console. We already knew it was in short supply, but in a sobering update, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa essentially said the situation has gotten more "severe,"... Read more...
Once upon a time, a video game getting a post-launch patch was arguably a bad thing, as it meant that there was a flaw so serious in the original release that it warranted a significant update. In the age of "games as a service" and "living games" with rolling release cycles, however, we often hope that our favorite... Read more...
Like Microsoft and Sony, Nintendo gates its online-capable video games behind a subscription service. In the case of the Nintendo Switch, it's the simply-named Nintendo Switch Online. The subscription costs $19.99 USD per year, and besides enabling access to Nintendo's online services, it also allows you to play a... Read more...
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