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This dongle allows you to send your Switch video to a laptop, easily record the game

Accessory maker Human Things is back with a new Genki product on Kickstarter designed to make it easy to connect your Switch, or other consoles, to a computer. Nicknamed 'Genki ShadowCast, 'the tiny device looks like a tiny HDMI to USB-C adapter. However, most of the charm resides inside (and the accompanying app), which enables other features like video capture. In an effort to show just how versatile ShadowCast is, Human Things put together a video detailing how they did it and what the dongle can do. First and foremost is the ability to generate a video stream from a console to a laptop. While I can see this is most useful with a Nintendo Switch due to the small screen, in a pinch it might also allow you to connect your Xbox or PlayStation. For example, if you only have one T...
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Modder creates an exercise game using Mario Kart, Labo and Ring Fit Adventure

Nintendo's Ring Fit Adventure exercise game has become quite popular over the past year due to crashes related to COVID-19. Now a modder has taken Ring Fit even further by combining it with ideas and components from Mario Kart, the DIY Labo toy building kit, and a Nintendo Switch. In a recent video, self-proclaimed "hardware hacker" Mike Choi (mechachoi on YouTube) shows his home project, titled 'Labo Fit Adventure Kart'. Essentially, Choi built a device called the 'TAPBO' that clips onto the Ring-Con of Ring Fit and can receive signals from Nintendo's other peripherals. You will then press the buttons on the attached Joy-Con accordingly. With the TAPBO serving as the "heart" of the Labo Fit Adventure Kart, Choi built a cardboard ...
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New Pokémon Snap Releases on Nintendo Switch April 30

It's still hard to believe that a new Pokémon Snap the game is on its way. Nintendo announced the sequel to the 1996 classic Pokémon Snap Several months ago, but now it has a specific release date: April 30.Like the original game, in New Pokémon Snap Players take control of a Pokémon photographer who travels through a new region called Lental with water, jungles and beaches. In the game, players work with Professor Mirror and his assistant Rita to photograph and observe Pokémon in their natural habitat. Like the first Pokémon Snap Players will be evaluated for their photography skills through "Photodex" points. The trailer accompanying the game's release date announcement shows how players can use apples to lure Pokémon closer ...
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Was the Most Tweeted Game in Canada in 2020

Twitter has released its annual 'Gaming Insights' report for 2020, which offers various data on global tweeting habits related to video games. According to Twitter, the great success of Nintendo Animal Crossing: New Horizons it was the most tweeted game in Canada last year. This is not too surprising, given that it was a relaxed and joyous experience that came at the perfect time for many in the midst of the pandemic. Said that New Horizons it is only a game; Interestingly, the rest of Twitter's top 10 consisted of franchises in general.Animal Crossing: New Horizons Call of Duty Fortnite Final Fantasy Grand Theft Auto Minecraft Super Mario Fire emblem The legend of Zelda Genshin ImpactIn the meantime, here are other trends th...
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Nintendo Indie World offer offers discounts on tons of hit indie games

Nintendo has launched a huge 'Indie World' sale on the eShop, offering savings on a variety of indie Switch digital games. These are some of the most notable offers:It is worth noting that many of these games are made in Canada. Cuphead was developed by Oakville, Ontario's Studio MDHR, Ikenfell was created by the Happy Ray Games in Vancouver, Mark of the Ninja Remastered comes from Klei Entertainment of Vancouver, A short walk comes from Adam Robinson-Yu of Toronto and Spiritfarer It is the work of the Thunder Lotus of Montreal. You can find the full list of Indie World deals here. The promotion runs until January 2. Outside of the Indie World sale, it's worth mentioning that Grindstone, a former Apple Arcade exclusive, is now a...
Developer gets Nintendo Switch games to run on Apple’s Mac M1s
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Developer gets Nintendo Switch games to run on Apple’s Mac M1s

A developer using the online identifier '@daeken, 'has made Nintendo Switch games run on Apple's new Mac M1s, including the MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac mini.In the video posted on Twitter, Super mario odyssey runs on macOS via 'Yuzu, 'an open source Nintendo Switch emulator for Windows, Linux and macOS. While the emulation does not look perfect and finds problems related to a "MoltenVK limitation", according to The 8-bit, it's fascinating that @daeken was able to port Yuzu to the M1 chip so fast. @daeken also played The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and plans to test more titles on Yuzu for the M1 chip in the future.That being said, part of why it's possible to release a Switch emulator for Mac M1 is because both Nintendo's console and Apple's new chip are ...
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Stardew Valley 1.5 is the game’s biggest update yet

Years after its launch, ConcernedApe's Stardrew valley it is still regularly updated. The latest update to the jolly Farming Simulator adds a cool looking new Beach Farm to the game and 'Advanced Game Options' that allow you to mix up the required packages for Community Center updates, which is great for anyone struggling to unlock the greenhouse. Other new features include additional hairstyles, local splitscreen co-op mode, and a new end-game location called Ginger Island featuring new events, mini-game puzzles, and missions.Bird's eye view of the new Beach Farm. Also a reminder to check out the new "Advanced Game Options" button in the character creation menu if you are starting a new game! - Concer...
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Final Fantasy’s Sephiroth Coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on December 22

Nintendo has announced that iconic Final Fantasy VII the villain Sephiroth will come to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a downloadable fighter on December 22. Exactly one week after his surprise reveal during last week's The Game Awards, the release date of the Square Enix-owned character was confirmed today. Smash Bros. Ultimate-focused 'Mr. Video of Sakurai Presents, presented by longtime Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai.In the video, Sakurai also broke down Sephiroth's fighting style, which incorporates a variety of sword-based moves from the original. Final Fantasy VII and its sequel film Advent children, as much as derived series Dissidia Final Fantasy. You also see the Northern Cave stage, which is based on the final dungeon of Final Fantasy VII. Additionally, Sephiroth...
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Nintendo Switch is the best-selling console in Canada for 25 consecutive months

Nintendo Switch has been the best-selling video game console in Canada for a record 25 months, Nintendo confirmed. Citing data from video game sales tracking group NPD, the Japanese gaming giant noted that the Switch and Switch Lite together sold more than 148,000 units in Canada in November, helping it reach the 25-month sales record. In a press release, Nintendo credited its Black Friday Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle to help boost Switch sales last month. It should be noted that Nintendo has offered this Mario Kart bundle as its main Switch promotion each year since the console's launch in 2017; the only difference this time is that three months of Nintendo Switch Online (a $ 24.99 value) have been added. Overall, Nintendo has so ...
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Among Us is coming to Nintendo Switch today

The massively popular multiplayer game Among us It will launch on Nintendo Switch later today, developer Innersloth confirmed. The announcement came at the end of Nintendo latest global indie showcase focused on games.Prepare the airlock and join your crewmates in a multiplayer game of teamwork and betrayal!#AmongUsGame by @InnerslothDevs is available today at #NintendoSwitch! #IndieWorld - Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) December 15, 2020In particular, this makes the Switch the first console to get Among usAs otherwise the game is only available on mobile devices and PC. The Switch version will support cross-play with those other platforms. A specific price for the Switch version was not revealed, but it will presumably cost around $ 5 CAD lik...
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All Nintendo Switch Games and Accessories For Sale on Amazon Canada Right Now | MobileSyrup

If you already own a Switch, or are shopping for someone who does, there's still time to get yourself some great gifts for the console. Notably, a list of flagship games produced by Nintendo is still available as part of the sale with a 50 percent off one-for-one purchase from Amazon Canada. See the full list of current savings below. Buy One Get One 50 Percent Off Nintendo Switch Games Super Mario Party - Standard Edition for $ 79.00 New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Switch - Deluxe Edition for $ 78.29 Super Mario Odyssey for $ 79.99 Luigi's Mansion 3 - Standard Edition for $ 79.00 Splatoon 2 - Standard Edition for $ 75.49 Yoshi's Crafted World - Standard Edition for $ 75.79 Super Mario Maker 2 - Standard Edition for $ 74.00 Mario Tennis Aces - Standard Edition for $ 74.00 Other Swit...