Gotta love the creativity of kids! Twitter user Ama-chan’s kid brother made this cardboard Nintendo Switch because their mother wouldn’t buy the real deal.
“I’m getting stressed,” I told my coworker Alex Cranz after a week with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, “because I might never run out of shit to do in this game.” The Switch launch title’s map is huge, with shrines and monsters and side-quests in every direction. Areas that look out-of-bounds turn out to be…
The Nintendo Switch has been out for a little over a week now, which is ample time to run out of games to buy and start looking for extra accessories. Here are some of these cases, stands and accessories I’ve been using with my new hybrid gaming system.
Truly painting your Joy-Con controllers will require taking them completely apart. The process looks gnarly but the people who have done it say it’s not that bad.
In a gritty vintage video games store in Manhattan’s East Village, a man who would only be identified by GorillaStomp, his PlayStation username, firmly explained why he should fix your video game console. Long before it was his livelihood, it was his fascination, and one he’d never asked for permission to do. Now, as…
There’s now a reason to be excited if you happen to have a Nintendo Switch, and want to do more than play Zelda and show it off at parties then. Once the console finally made it into reviewers’ hands, it was discovered that the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers also worked with PCs and smartphones as a standard…
After only a weekend, I’m still forming my opinions about the Nintendo Switch, but I do know that I love the Joy-Con controllers. Some of my co-workers aren’t as jazzed as me, however. So I did what anyone else would do: demand to measure their hands so I could see if their feelings about the Joy-Con were based on…
The Nintendo Switch’s Pro Controller is partially translucent, meaning that you can look inside the guts of the accessory. You’d think, then, that anything housed within would be easy to spot, but there’s actually a furtive little easter egg that you’ll need to look closely to see.
Sometimes shit happens, like accidentally deleting a save file you’ve invested lots of blood, sweat, and tears into. Unfortunately, there’s no way to backup the save files for Nintendo Switch games. It seems hard to believe but Nintendo has confirmed that’s the case.
In its first detailed acknowledgment of connectivity issues that some gamers are having with its new console’s controllers, Nintendo has offered suggestions—some of them incredible—about how to alleviate the problem.
The Nintendo Switch is a fascinating new game console built around a novel and well-executed central idea. It also has plenty of problems that will doubtless be improved upon in a future version. Nintendo is yet again trying something new, and here we are to take the plunge alongside them.
In Japan, there is an infamous gay porno called A Midsummer Night’s Lewd Dream. The flick has spawned seemingly endless memes online in Japan. It appears like one of its stars is in the Nintendo Switch’s Photo Album set-up screen.
The Nintendo Switch is slightly smaller but significantly heavier than the Wii U gamepad. The Switch’s JoyCons are tinier than a Game Boy Micro. And the whole system can fit in your back pocket... sort of.
Turning off a light just became a much smaller task. A team of researchers has developed the world’s smallest optical switch, which uses just a single atom to control the flow of light.
Acer just released a kraken. Forty different gadgets—laptops, desktops, tablets, wearables, fitness trackers, mini PCs, monitors—for the upcoming back to school season. But the most intriguing was Acer’s mysterious new gaming tablet. The Predator.
Even fans of extreme minimalism still need on and off switches—after all, what good is a beautiful lamp if it doesn't work? Industrial Designer William Lee, though, has figured out how to banish the on/off switch using a simple tilting mechanism that knows to kill its soft glow when the lamp's been knocked over.