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Super Mario Bros Cartridge Sells for $100,000

Collectors have demonstrated their thirst for rare items and valuables as an unopened 1985 copy of Super Mario Bros has sold at auction for over $100,000. An unopened 34-year-old copy of flagship NES title Super Mario Bros has been sold for $100,150 at auction. The game was graded as “near mint” by Wata Games, with […]
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Buy a new Switch console and get a $35 eShop gift card at some retailers

Multiple retailers are currently offering the Neon Blue and Red Nintendo Switch console with a free $35 eShop gift card. The system still costs the standard $300 and includes Joy-Con controllers and the dock. The post Buy a new Switch console and get a $35 eShop gift card at some retailers appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Nintendo Unveil Tetris “Battle Royale”

Nintendo is apparently going all-in on trends as the company has unveiled a Tetris game that many sites are labeling as a “Tetris battle royale”, as the game matches players with 99 other opponents to fight each other at the same time. The so-called Tetris 99 is essentially the exact same as Tetris, though matched […]
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Party Arcade Game for Nintendo Switch for $9.99

On Amazon right now you can get Party Arcade Game – Nintendo Switch for just $9.99 – a 67% savings! This will ship free with Amazon Prime or qualifies for free Super Saver Shipping with a $25 purchase. Find more great Amazon Deals here. Note: Amazon prices and promotions can change at any time.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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Ten things you probably don't know about the Nintendo Switch video game console

Tech columnist Marc Saltzman lets you in on ten things you might know know about the Nintendo Switch video game console.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Crackdown 3' feels dated after four years of development, but it's a fun throwback to the days of the Xbox 360 (MSFT)

"Crackdown 3" will be released on Xbox One and Windows 10 on February 15th. Microsoft first announced "Crackdown 3" in July 2014, and later revealed that Terry Crews would star as the lead protagonist. After a lengthy development cycle, "Crackdown 3" feels somewhat dated; but the core game is still a fun throwback to the series' roots. Crackdown 3 has been a long time in the making, perhaps too long. In many ways the game feels like its predecessors;  problem is, "Crackdown 2" came out in 201...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Amazon cancelled its plans to move its new HQ2 headquarters to New York. The company said it would not reopen its search for HQ2 but would proceed as planned in Virginia and Nashville, Tennessee. Politicians and tech execs reacted to the surprise news of Amazon pulling HQ2 from New York City. The decision to bring HQ2 to New York was met with fierce backlash from many politicians, local residents, and tech leaders who took aim a...
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New PlatinumGames Title “Astral Chain” Announced

The latest Nintendo Direct has announced the newest game being developed by PlatinumGames, with Astral Chain being a sci-fi action title that focuses on a futuristic police unit battling against mysterious creatures. The official overview of the game from Nintendo: Astral Chain, a brand new action game from Platinum Games, is coming exclusively to the […]
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A ridiculously rare copy of Super Mario for NES just sold for over $100,000

An extra special copy of Super Mario for NES just sold for a mind-boggling $100,150. Before you go digging through the attic to find your old copy to throw up for auction, you should know: the version in question here is super, super rare. So what makes it special? Super Mario has been released and re-released dozens of times in the past three decades. Even if we’re just talking about the original NES cartridge that came in a black box, there were eleven ever-so-slightly-different versions of th...
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Final Fantasy IX Arrives on Nintendo Switch & Xbox One

Square’s PlayStation One RPG Final Fantasy IX has at last arrived for the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One, an opportune moment for buyers to either relive the nostalgia or experience the classic for the first time. Additionally, Square Enix has officially announced that Final Fantasy VII will also be coming to the Nintendo Switch and Xbox […]
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Giant ‘Dead Cells’ Update Brings Custom Game Mode to Consoles

Console-owning fans of Motion Twin’s critically-acclaimed roguelike metroidvania “Dead Cells” are finally getting a massive update that adds a new game mode, balance changes, and more. The patch is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The PC version already received it late last year. It includes a number of additions based […]
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Unopened copy of Super Mario Bros. sold at auction for $100,150

Eric Bradly says: An unopened copy of Super Mario Bros., the classic video game released by Nintendo in 1985, set a world record for a graded game when it recently sold for $100,150. “Beyond the artistic and historical significance of this game is its supreme state of preservation,” says Kenneth Thrower, co-founder and chief grader of Wata Games. Due to its popularity, Nintendo reprinted Super Mario Bros. from 1985 to 1994 numerous times, resulting in 11 different box variations (according to th...
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Daemon X Machina Demo Now Available for the Nintendo Switch

One of the announcements during the latest Nintendo Direct has revealed the estimated release date for mecha action game Daemon X Machina, along with its brand new demo. The “Prototype Missions” demo allows players to tackle four of the game’s missions (including a boss encounter in the last one) with plenty of customization options for the […]
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Nintendo just detailed their heavy-hitting lineup of Switch games coming in 2019 — Here they all are

Nintendo showed off more than two-dozen upcoming Switch games during a 36-minute "Nintendo Direct" presentation that included newly revealed games and unreleased footage. The Switch is Nintendo's fastest-selling console in the last decade, inspiring more third-party developers to bring their games to the portable device. The Nintendo Direct presentation focused on the lineup of games arriving through the summer of 2019, so there could be more new games announced during the year. During a Wedn...
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Daily Crunch: Facebook (possibly) considered buying Unity

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Facebook mulled multi-billion-dollar acquisition of gaming giant Unity, book claims Less than a year after making a $3 billion investment into the future of virtual reality with the purchase of Oculus VR, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was considering another multi-billion-dollar bet by buying Unity, the...
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‘Dead by Daylight’ Bringing Scares to Nintendo Switch This Fall 2019

“Dead by Daylight” will release on Nintendo Switch later this Fall, developer Behaviour Interactive and Koch Media announced on Wednesday. The classic multiplayer survival horror game will feature new content, including killers, survivors, maps, chapters and cosmetics. “Bringing Dead by Daylight to the Nintendo Switch is yet another milestone in the game’s history and a […]
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‘Fire Emblem Heroes’ Is Nintendo’s Second Most Lucrative Mobile Game

Nintendo strategy game “Fire Emblem Heroes” has become the second most lucrative mobile release from the company, reaching $500 million in revenue within the past five months, Sensor Tower reports. The majority of sales have come from Japan, which accounts for 56% of the total revenue. The United States is the game’s second largest market, […]
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Block party: Nintendo's 99-player Tetris is savaging my self-esteem

The new battle royale version of Tetris is absurdly compelling – but prepare to take a hit to your game-playing egoI’m sorry to have to tell you this – not everybody takes it well – but you’re probably not as good as you think you are at Tetris.It’s tough to take. Until this morning I thought I was a Tetris prodigy. Beginning with a year-long asynchronous rivalry with my brother on the Game Boy, where each of us would play obsessively until we’d topped all the high-score tables before smugly han...
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Thursday's Best Deals: Nintendo Switch, the Best Noise Canceling Headphones, L.L. Bean, and More

A Samsung TV, Anker Lightning cables, Tribit speakers, and a bedsheet Gold Box lead off Valentine’s Day’s best deals.Read more...
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The 33 hottest video games you shouldn't miss in 2019

It's time to start looking ahead to this year's big games! Things are already popping off with the launch of a long-awaited sequel, "Kingdom Hearts 3," which arrived in late January. But that's just the beginning — major games are expected in 2019: "The Last of Us: Part II" on PlayStation 4 and a brand new "Pokémon" game for the Nintendo Switch are highlights of the year. With 2018 in the past, we're already in the midst of 2019's major video game launches.  The year started with a trip into ...
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The startup that pays people to legally hack companies like Nintendo and Uber is adding an industry veteran as a new board member

HackerOne announced Thursday that it will add Hilarie Koplow-McAdams, venture partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA), to its board of directors. HackerOne helps connect customers like Uber or Twitter with ethical hackers, who get paid out a so-called bug bounty for finding security vulnerabilities or other flaws. This cybersecurity startup, which closed $40 million in funding last February, is growing fast — so HackerOne is turning to Hilarie Koplow-McAdams to help it stay ahead of the c...
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A Love Letter to Video Games

As a relatively new father, I’m trying to indulge my inner optimist more often, if only to model the kind of joyful life untainted by default cynicism I wish for my son. The community of games is too commonly sunk by the urge, by some, to drag others into their own self-loathing mire. I’ve been […]
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New Apple TV Service Targeting April Launch

New Apple TV service targeting April launch Apple Inc. is going all in on its new TV streaming service with an expected launch date some time in April, according to Reuters. Content from CBS Corp, Viacom Inc and Lions Gate Entertainment Corp’s Starz will be included in the service along with Apple’s own original programming. RELATED: Nintendo Reveals Mario Maker 2, Link’s Awakening Remake and More! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; ...
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Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Remake Announced

It seems Nintendo is trying to cash in on the nostalgia trend as well as their latest Nintendo Direct has revealed that a 3D remake for Link’s Awakening is in the works, something hardcore Zelda fans will immediately be interested in. A rather stylized opening sequence can be seen in the announcement trailer, along with […]
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Nintendo Announces Super Mario Maker 2

Nintendo is to release a follow-up to Super Mario Maker on the Switch. Nintendo has announced that Super Mario Maker, one of the Wii U’s few successful games, is to get a sequel on the Switch. The follow-up to the acclaimed Wii U title has added several new level-creating tools on top of those featured […]
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Nintendo Unveils New Mario, Zelda Games in Bid to Boost Switch

Among the most promising new games are Super Mario Maker 2, which will go on sale in June, and Zelda: Link’s Awakening slated for some time this year. The company made the announcement in a regularly scheduled Nintendo Direct webcast. Nintendo last month cut its forecast for Switch shipments to 17 million units, from 20 million units for the fiscal year through March.
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Nintendo Reveals Mario Maker 2, Link’s Awakening Remake and More!

Nintendo reveals Mario Maker 2, Link’s Awakening remake and more! In a new Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo announced that Super Mario Maker 2, a sequel to the groundbreaking original game, and a stylish re-imagining of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening are both launching this year for the Nintendo Switch system. The video also revealed Astral Chain, a new action game from PlatinumGames exclusive to Nintendo Switch. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStand...
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Nintendo Direct 2019: Here are all the biggest announcements

Nintendo revealed new information on multiple upcoming Switch games during its February 13 Nintendo Direct. Here are the biggest announcements, including information on Fire Emblem and Zelda. The post Nintendo Direct 2019: Here are all the biggest announcements appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Here are all the biggest announcements from the latest Nintendo Direct

Nintendo revealed new information on multiple upcoming Switch games during its February 13 Nintendo Direct. Here are the biggest announcements, including information on Fire Emblem and Zelda. The post Here are all the biggest announcements from the latest Nintendo Direct appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Nintendo makes the old new again with Mario, Zelda, Tetris titles for Switch

The afternoon brought an eventful series of announcements from Nintendo in one of its Direct video promos, and 2019 is looking to be a banner year for the Switch. Here’s everything the company announced, from Super Mario Maker 2 to the unexpected remake of Game Boy classic Link’s Awakening. The stream cold opened with a look at the new Mario Maker, which would honestly be enough announcement for one day. But boy did they have more up their sleeves. First the actually new stuff: Shown last bu...
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