Nintendo HQ catches fire
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Tuesday, 16 August 2022 10:35

Nintendo HQ catches fire


Charging electronic devices at work 

Nintendo’s headquarters in Kyoto, Japan caught fire after an employee choose to charge a device at work during a heatwave. 

Switch sales slow
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 04 August 2022 11:09

Switch sales slow


Component shortages to blame

Former card maker Nintendo has blamed component shortages for a further slowing of Switch hardware sales.

Forest of Illusion archives DS X4 firmware
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X4 prototype was totally different from the final version

Nintendo preservation website Forest of Illusion has archived a prototype of the Nintendo DS X4 firmware - recovered from an X4 prototype unit.

Switch Game Boy Emulator has Nintendo’s fingerprints all over it
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NERDs discovered

A pair of Game Boy and Game Boy Advance emulators for the Switch that leaked online Monday have the finger prints of Nintendo's European Research & Development division (NERD) all over them.

Nintendo console designer logs off
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Wednesday, 15 December 2021 11:56

Nintendo console designer logs off


Masayuki Uemura wasted the time of millions

Designer of the first Nintendo Entertainment System console Masayuki Uemura has died. He was 78.

Nintendo slashes Switch production
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Wednesday, 03 November 2021 11:43

Nintendo slashes Switch production


Chip shortage

Nintendo can only produce about 24 million units of its popular Switch game console in the fiscal year through March, 20 percent below the original plan.

Nintendo denies the existence of a Nintendo Switch Pro
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Rumours are untrue

Nintendo has denied a rumour that it is about to put out a Switch Pro.

Nintendo officially unveils the Switch OLED console
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Not the update all have been waiting for

Nintendo has officially announced the refreshed Nintendo Switch OLED console which will be launching on October 8th with a $349.99 price tag. Unfortunately, the new Switch OLED only got an updated screen, audio, stand, and dock, and there are no other hardware and/or performance updates.

Nintendo to adopt upgraded Nvidia chip
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Wednesday, 24 March 2021 09:32

Nintendo to adopt upgraded Nvidia chip


Switching to Deep Learning Super Sampling

Nintendo plans to adopt an upgraded Nvidia chip with better graphics and processing for a new Switch model planned for Christmas.

Nintendo planning OLED display for Switch
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Support for 4K


Nintendo is planning to unveil a model of its Switch gaming console equipped with a bigger Samsung OLED display and support for 4K. It's expected to arrive before Christmas.