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Culture & Gaming

PlayStation extends its reign as the gaming brand with the most-seen TV ads

GUEST: The Nintendo Switch might have outsold the PlayStation 4 in September, but it’s Sony video game console that’s ruling the TV screen, leading in ad impressions month after month. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv , the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion analytics from more than seven million smart TVs, to…

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Super Mario Odyssey Peach Amiibo unlocks breathtaking Mario costume

Super Mario Odyssey hits Nintendo Switch next week, but we’re already learning about one of the many outfits the game’s Italian hero will get to wear. The box art for the Wedding Peach interactive Amiibo toy, which features the Mushroom Kingdom princess in a white dress for her special day, reveals that Mario can also…

Gadgets

Watch This Guy Build a Nintendo Switch Clone That Plays Thousands of Classic Games

Still having a hard time finding a Nintendo Switch in stores? Or maybe you’re tired of waiting for Nintendo’s promised online store full of retro games? Tim Lindquist took things into his own hands and built a Nintendo Switch clone from scratch that can emulate games from over 50 classic systems. Read more… Read full…

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Nintendo nabs two-thirds of monthly game hardware sales thanks to Switch

 Nintendo has managed to lead the industry in video game hardware sales – by a wide margin – for September, which is a very promising sign going into the holiday shopping season. The Nintendo Switch helped this immensely, leading the industry as the top-selling console for the third straight month, and the fifth month overall…

Culture & Gaming

Nintendo Switch outsells Sony and Microsoft heading into the holiday season

Nintendo’s Switch has claimed another month. The home console/portable hybrid was the top-selling system in September in the U.S., according to the industry-tracking firm The NPD Group . But it wasn’t the only successful Nintendo product of the month. The SNES Classic Edition launched in September. All Nintendo systems, which also includes the aging 3DS line,…

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Redbox starts offering Switch game rentals

Redbox, the company behind those movie and game-renting machines you see outside of grocery stores and Walmarts, is starting to offer Switch games. Right now this is just for select cities: Seattle, San Antonio and Portland, Oregon. But it could expand across the U.S. if the Switch games prove popular in those locations. After the collapse…

Culture & Gaming

GameStop is getting more SNES Classic Editions

Were you unable to get an SNES Classic Edition when the retro console launched on September 29? You might want to head to a GameStop. The retailer announced that it is getting more of the mini system. Stores in the U.S. are receiving shipments today, while the SNES Classic Edition will be available online starting…

Culture & Gaming

Nyko’s Nintendo Switch Power Pak gives it more power … and more pounds

The conversation about the Switch’s battery life was a lot louder before the system launched in March. When Nintendo announced that the Switch would typically last 2.5-to-6 hours on one battery charge, people freaked out because that seemed short. Now that everyone has a Switch, you don’t really read or hear many people criticizing the…