Gadgets – TechCrunch Darrell Etherington

 Nintendo has managed to lead the industry in video game hardware sales – by a wide margin – for September, which is a very promising sign going into the holiday shopping season. The Nintendo Switch helped this immensely, leading the industry as the top-selling console for the third straight month, and the fifth month overall since its introduction seven months ago. Switch’s U.S. Read More

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Gadgets – TechCrunch Darrell Etherington

 You may or may not have scored an SNES Classic from Nintendo, but either way, you don’t have the true retro gaming fan’s SNES reboot – yet. That’s because it’s not out yet, and it’s not even made by Nintendo: It’s the Super Nt, the next reference quality console recreation from Analogue, the same gadget maker that created the Nt Mini to play NES games… Read More

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Gadgets – TechCrunch Devin Coldewey

 If you’ve had bad luck so far in trying to nab an SNES Classic Edition, you’ll have a fresh chance tomorrow. Two major retailers have announced they have stock in hand and will be selling it starting October 11. Read More

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Gadgets – TechCrunch Jordan Crook

 Nintendo SNES Classic owners should be glad to learn that more games aren’t out of your reach. Cluster, the Russian coder who originally cracked the NES Classic Edition, has now figured out how to side-load more games to the SNES CE through his Hakchi tool. With the release of Hakchi v2.20, users can expand their options on the little SNES, which comes with only 21 games pre-installed.… Read More

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Gadgets – TechCrunch Devin Coldewey

 If you were worried you might not be able to pick up a Switch for your loved one (i.e. yourself) in the forthcoming holiday festival of consumerism, worry not. Or a little less, anyway. Nintendo is looking to up its production to 2 million units per month. Read More

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Gadgets – TechCrunch Darrell Etherington

 The SNES Classic Edition is out today, and is probably currently en route to those lucky enough to have scored a pre-order, and being picked up by bleary-eyed fans who set up early at game store locations around the world. Reviews have been almost universally positive for the small console, which is not surprising, so a lot of folks will probably also be in the market for accessories –… Read More

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Gadgets – TechCrunch Devin Coldewey

 Riding high on the success (and mind-boggling scarcity) of the NES Classic Edition, Nintendo surprised no one with the announcement of the SNES Classic Edition, a tiny version of the classic Super Nintendo console that comes with 21 of its greatest hits built in. But a few new features and departures from the original make it a distinct product — and one very much worth your $80. Read More

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Gadgets – TechCrunch Darrell Etherington

 The upcoming Ataribox retro gaming console will indeed ship with a selection of classic Atari games, as many suspected when the thing was initially announced – but it’ll also have a Linux OS on board and the ability to play games from other platforms, since it’s going to keep the “open” nature of the OS instead of trying to lock it down to Atari content only.… Read More

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Gadgets – TechCrunch Natasha Lomas

 London-based Kano has another code kit in the works to add to its STEM targeting gamified educational line of build-it-yourself kids’ products ahead of the present-buying holiday season. Read More

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Gadgets – TechCrunch Devin Coldewey

 Just in time for a weekend during which I had already planned to do nothing productive, a small package from Nintendo containing what will likely be its hottest item since the NES Classic Edition… which is to say, of course, the SNES Classic Edition. Read More

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