Here’s What The Neon Yellow Joy-Con Look Like In The Flesh

This week in Japan, Nintendo has been hosting special events in stores for the forthcoming game ARMS; Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was also playable. They had display units that showcased the neon yellow Joy-Con. Reportedly, this is the first time we’ve seen them out in the wild. You can check out some of the pictures below:



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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Soundtrack Brings Its Composer To Tears

The sequel to Xenoblade Chronicles is set to launch for Nintendo Switch later this year. While those who have played the original will know the series has great music, the sequel’s composer promised fans that the game’s soundtrack is going well. According to Yasunori Mitsuda, some of the soundtrack actually brings him to tears. Are you excited for Xenoblade Chronicles 2? Tell us below.


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Did You Know Gaming? Tackles Super Smash Bros. Melee

Did You Know Gaming? is back with a video on Super Smash Bros. Melee. The incredibly popular fighter was released for the Nintendo GameCube back in 2001. The channel’s last video was on the original Super Smash Bros, so we might be getting one on the Wii’s entry in the near future.

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UK: Amazon Is Cancelling Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia Pre-Orders

Amazon UK are cancelling customers pre-orders for the Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia. Amazon have stated on an email to customers who did pre-order: “Our supplier has informed us that this item is no longer available.” The listing has also been pulled from the US Amazon website. France, Germany and Canada seem to have not been affected so far but it’s a good chance the respective Amazon websites will follow suit.

We’ll keep you in the loop as and when more news comes to light.


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Shovel Knight: Specter Of Torment Coming To Wii U In Europe On May 11th

Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment has already released on Switch and elsewhere, but the game has yet to come to the Wii U or 3DS. While the release date of the 3DS version has yet to announced, Yacht Club Games have just revealed that the Wii U version will be available in Europe and Australia from May 11th.


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Here’s All Mushroom Shortcuts In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

There’s a ton of tricks and tips you need to help you master the excellent Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and one of these is the numerous mushroom shortcuts that can found throughout the game. Mushroom shortcuts are simply shortcuts where you need a mushrooms speed boost to help you get through and you can save a load of time. Thankfully, the ever handy AbdallahSmash026 has detailed all the shortcuts you can use if you have a mushroom handy. Check them out in the video, below.

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Super Nintendo PlayStation Prototype Repaired By Fan

The Super Nintendo PlayStation is one of the most interesting stories in gaming history. Before their eventual fallout, Nintendo and Sony originally teamed up to make a CD-ROM version of the Super Nintendo. While the system never came to be, a few non-functional prototypes have appeared over the years. However, Ben Heck has just uploaded a video showing that he has actually got the system working. Heck is a famous hardware hacker, so it’s no surprise he managed to tackle this task, Check out the video below.

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