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Nintendo announces “New 2DS XL” gaming device

Nintendo announces “New 2DS XL” gaming device

Mobile gaming giant Nintendo has confirmed that the New Nintendo 2DS XL model will be launched in Australia and New Zealand on 15th of June, around a month ahead of its planned launch in the United States.

The New Nintendo 2DS XL will cost AU $200 in Australia. In the United States, it will be launched on 28th of July, with a price tag of $150.

Nintendo Switch players find ‘vertical’ mode in Neo-Geo games

Nintendo Switch players find ‘vertical’ mode in Neo-Geo games

A few games available on the Nintendo Switch allow players to hold the console vertically, increasing the possibility of more vertically oriented titles to come to the platform in the near future.

A Reddit user identified as HandsomeCostanza reported he noticed the new feature while playing golf video game Neo Turf Masters -- one of the few Neo Geo ports available via the Switch eShop.

Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons can reportedly pair to PC, Mac & Android

Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons can reportedly pair to PC, Mac & Android

The Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons can be paired not only to PC but also to Mac and Android devices via Bluetooth, YouTube user DreWoof announced yesterday.

DreWoof showed in a video that Joy-Cons can communicate with the Switch via Bluetooth and can be paired as controllers for other Bluetooth-enabled devices as well.

Currently, a Joy-Con is known to have to ability to pair as a single controller. In other words, it is only possible to use one Joy-con for two-player games.

‘Nintendo Switch’ can function as tabletop console and handheld device

‘Nintendo Switch’ can function as tabletop console and handheld device

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo recently released a brief announcement video to mark the unveiling of its much-anticipated new console – the ‘Nintendo Switch’ console – and the device has already being widely raved about by gaming enthusiasts.

The key reason why the popularity of the new Nintendo Switch gaming console – which was codenamed NX – has skyrocketed is that the console boasts the unique capability of functioning as a tabletop console as well as a handheld device.

Pokemon GO Boosts Market Capitalization for Nintendo

Pokemon GO Boosts Market Capitalization for Nintendo

Japanese multinational consumer electronics and software company Nintendo Co.’s shares on Tuesday surged by 14%, which resulted in its market capitalization increasing by more than twofold to 4.5 trillion yen ($42.5 billion) within only seven sessions of the release of the mobile game Pokemon GO in the United States.

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