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More In-Depth Switch Chat with SourceGaming and NintenDaan

Following on from my discussion about the Nintendo Switch UK Premiere with SourceGaming‘s PushDustIn, I made an appearance for the 24th episode of the SourceCast alongside games journalist Daan Koopman (NintenDaan) to talk more Switch, including impressions, hopes for the system and … Continue reading

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Nintendo Switch UK Premiere Discussion with Source Gaming

I recently sat down with Source Gaming‘s PushDustIn to discuss my time at the Nintendo Switch UK Premiere, including my thoughts on the hardware itself and the currently announced first-party line-up. If you fancy hearing me expand on some of the bases … Continue reading

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The Overlooked Star of the Switch Presentation was Ken Ishii’s Slick DJ Set

Let’s all take a moment to appreciate what could possibly be the most overlooked aspect of last week’s live Nintendo Switch presentation – the ridiculously cool build-up DJ set from Ken Ishii. The Sapporo techno pioneer has something of a gaming … Continue reading

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Nintendo Switch UK Premiere – Thoughts and Impressions

I was recently had the opportunity to attend the Nintendo Switch premiere event in London, which offered a number of fans the chance to get their hands on Nintendo’s latest console and a sampling of the first and third-party software it … Continue reading

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In Fitting with the Season, Here’s a Nintendo-Sanctioned Version of Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’ on the Super Famicom

Yes, you read that right. This unused 16-bit cover of Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’ was featured as a part of Do-Re-Mi De~Fa!, a digital music magazine distributed via the Super Famicom’s Satellaview service, which we’ve been talking about an awful lot this … Continue reading

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Silver Trousers and Future Visions with the Satellaview

I stumbled across this introduction video for Nintendo’s Satellaview, which for those who don’t know is a Super Famicom peripheral that allowed users in Japan to download exclusive games and content from scheduled satellite radio broadcasts, provided by a company … Continue reading

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EDITMODE’s Winter ‘THE KING OF GAMES’ Pop-Up Shop Returns for 2016

Last year we featured EDITMODE‘s winter KOG pop-up shop in Kyoto at as a part of our Culture Collection series. This time around, we’re going to be directing you towards miki800, who visited the ‘ELECTORONIC WINTER 2016’ event and has put together a … Continue reading

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Nintendo’s Never-Ending Barbecue – ‘Grill-Off with Ultra Hand!’ and What It Can Teach Us

As many of you may know, this month marked 10 years since the launch of Nintendo’s revolutionary Wii console. Regardless of how old it made many of us feel, it was great to see the discussion sparked from this anniversary … Continue reading

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Pokémon – It Means More Than Pocket Monsters

Pokémon recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, so perhaps this is an ideal time to go over what the series might represent. Even with some of the darker content alluded to in the games, it’s an overall upbeat experience. Wholesome, you … Continue reading

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More than 30 years late to the party, an untouched Famicom gets its chance to shine

Our second treasure trove of the day, and this time one that’s been doing the rounds, is courtesy of Nintendo themselves (and spotted over on Attract Mode). A recent series on Nintendo’s Japanese website celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Legend … Continue reading

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