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Random: Someone Made The
Random: Someone Made The "World's Largest" Nintendo Switch, And It Actually Works
It's all for a good cause, too. Ever wondered what it would be like to play a gigantic Nintendo Switch? Well, so did Michael "The Casual Engineer" Pick, so he decided to build a fully-functioning one. All of the buttons work and it's even powered by a regular size Switch and Joy-Con - which can be easily replaced if necessary.
Random: Fan Builds Program That Lets Switch Joy-Con Play Music Using HD Rumble
Random: Fan Builds Program That Lets Switch Joy-Con Play Music Using HD Rumble
Hear the Mario theme in action. Who knew the Joy-Con was so talented? Your new, shiny, expensive Switch controllers may well suffer from the dreaded Joy-Con drift at some point, but boy can they hold a tune. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Guide: Where To Pre-Order The Limited Edition Zelda: Skyward Sword Joy-Con
Guide: Where To Pre-Order The Limited Edition Zelda: Skyward Sword Joy-Con
Update: Stock pops up at Amazon UK. Update (Fri 26th Mar, 2021): Amazon UK now has pre-order stock up for grabs.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Joy-Con are now available to order
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Joy-Con are now available to order
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Joy-Con are now available to pre-order for £70 at various retailers following an announcement in the recent Nintendo Direct. Although there has been a mixed response to the news that The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is coming to Nintendo Switch later this year, many have been waiting to buy the exclusive Joy-Con.
New Joy-Con Patent Points To Potential Redesign Or Switch Pro Version
New Joy-Con Patent Points To Potential Redesign Or Switch Pro Version
Could they really be bringing back the circle pad?
So Help Me, I Like The Fortnite Joy-Cons
So Help Me, I Like The Fortnite Joy-Cons
Let’s get this out of the way, I don’t like Fortnite.
Nintendo Switch: Standalone Blue-and-Yellow Fortnite Joy-Cons on the Way
Nintendo Switch: Standalone Blue-and-Yellow Fortnite Joy-Cons on the Way
A new set of Fortnite-themed Joy-Con for the Nintendo Switch have been revealed.
Nintendo Switch Is Getting Official Fortnite Joy-Con
Nintendo Switch Is Getting Official Fortnite Joy-Con
Separate to last year's special edition console. Nintendo has announced plans to launch a new set of official Joy-Con inspired by Fortnite. The new controllers are planned to launch on 4th June and come in a pack that includes 500 V-Bucks (Fortnite's in-game currency) and a download code for additional in-game cosmetics.
Hey Nintendo, A Few More Requests For That Fancy New Switch
Hey Nintendo, A Few More Requests For That Fancy New Switch
As the latest rumors about the Switch Pro/Super Nintendo Switch fly all about us, everyone is focused on the potential for that Samsung 7" OLED screen, and just how well it’ll pull off its 4K resolution in docked mode .
Hori Is Launching A New Monster Hunter Rise Split Pad Pro Controller For Switch
Hori Is Launching A New Monster Hunter Rise Split Pad Pro Controller For Switch
Pre-orders now open from Amazon Japan. Accessory maker Hori has announced that it'll soon be launching a brand new edition of its popular Split Pad Pro controller for Nintendo Switch, and this time the design's based on none other than Monster Hunter Rise. A decent alternative for those who find Nintendo's regular Joy-Con to be a little too small and fiddly, Hori's Split Pad Pro aims to make the Switch feel like a regular gamepad when used in handheld mode.
Random: Nintendo Has A Problem With Its Switch Joy-Con, And We're Not Talking About Drift
Random: Nintendo Has A Problem With Its Switch Joy-Con, And We're Not Talking About Drift
Streets of rouge. Over the years since the Nintendo Switch launched, we have seen a large variety of Joy-Con controller variations.
Expect To Hear More About Zelda's 35th Anniversary This Summer, Says Industry Insider
Expect To Hear More About Zelda's 35th Anniversary This Summer, Says Industry Insider
Focus will supposedly be on Skyward Sword HD until July. Last week marked Zelda's 35th anniversary and apart from the reveal of Skyward Sword HD and some themed Joy-Con, in terms of full games, there's been nothing else announced. It's left a lot of fans wondering what's going on - with many celebrating the big occasion by themselves.
No More Heroes For Switch Has Been Updated To Version 1.1.1, Restores
No More Heroes For Switch Has Been Updated To Version 1.1.1, Restores "Missing" Music Track
"The K-entertainment music is back". No More Heroes made a surprise return last year, allowing Switch owners to take control of Travis Touchdown and his beam katana with their Joy-Con.
Gallery: Behold, The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword Joy-Con
Gallery: Behold, The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword Joy-Con
Sword and shield. Last night's Nintendo Direct certainly had a lot of exciting reveals, including the reveal of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD which is headed to Switch later this year. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Hits Switch This July Alongside Themed Joy-Con
Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Hits Switch This July Alongside Themed Joy-Con
Reach for the skies. Nintendo has just revealed that it is bringing the Wii title Zelda: Skyward Sword to the Switch this year. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD will boast revised controls which not only allow you to replicate the motion interface of the original, but also permit the use of buttons and sticks for control – a vital point when you consider the existence of the Switch Lite. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
All the Lawsuits Nintendo Is Facing Over Joy-Con Drift
All the Lawsuits Nintendo Is Facing Over Joy-Con Drift
After nearly four years without a sustainable solution to drift, law firms and consumer organizations around the world are taking action against Nintendo.
Law firm files PS5 DualSense drift class action against Sony
Law firm files PS5 DualSense drift class action against Sony
A US law firm has filed a class action against Sony over alleged PlayStation 5 DualSense drift. This week Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith (CSK&D), the firm behind the ongoing class action against Nintendo over Joy-Con drift, asked affected customers to get in touch via an online form. Clearly, that call to action did the trick. The Dua
Law firm investigates potential PS5 DualSense drift class action lawsuit
Law firm investigates potential PS5 DualSense drift class action lawsuit
A US law firm is investigating a potential class action over PlayStation 5 DualSense drift. Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith (CSK&D), the firm behind the ongoing class action lawsuit against Nintendo over Joy-Con drift, asked affected customers to get in touch via an online form. "CSK&D is investigating a potential class action based upon reports that Sony PS5 DualSense controllers for the PlayStation 5 console can experience drift issues and/or fail prematurely," the firm said. Read more
European Consumer Organization Submits Formal Complaint About Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Drift
European Consumer Organization Submits Formal Complaint About Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Drift
The European Consumer Organization has submitted a complaint and asked for a "Europe-wide investigation" into the Joy-Con Drift issue.
European Commission called to investigate into Joy-Con drift
European Commission called to investigate into Joy-Con drift
The initiative was submitted by European consumer organisation BEUC, following 25,000 complaints across Europe
EU Calls For Investigation Into Switch Joy-Con Drift Following More Than 25,000 Complaints
EU Calls For Investigation Into Switch Joy-Con Drift Following More Than 25,000 Complaints
"Nintendo must now come up with proper solutions". Following more than 25,000 complaints from consumers in countries such as France, Portugal, Italy, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia and Greece, the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) has called for Nintendo to properly investigate Joy-Con drift (thanks, Eurogamer). Acting as the EU's joint consumer programme, the BEUC has submitted its own complaints to the European Commission and national consumer protection authorities throughout Europe, claiming that in most cases (88%, in fact), Joy-Con drift became apparent within the first two years of ownership.
After 25k complaints, EU calls for investigation into Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift
After 25k complaints, EU calls for investigation into Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift
The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC), the EU's joint consumer programme, has called for a Europe-wide investigation into Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift after receiving more than 25,000 complaints from numerous countries.
Japanese-Inspired Nintendo Switch Is A Work Of Art
Japanese-Inspired Nintendo Switch Is A Work Of Art
When Canadian artist Carmina Castillo isn’t making cool stuff like this, she’s turning a Nintendo Switch into something so exquisite I would never play it, simply putting it on a shelf and looking at it for the rest of my days. Read more...
Canadian firm files fresh class-action lawsuit against Nintendo over Joy-Con Drift
Canadian firm files fresh class-action lawsuit against Nintendo over Joy-Con Drift
Nintendo is facing yet another class-action lawsuit for Joy-Con drift.
Switch Joy-Con Drift: Nintendo Now Facing Potential Legal Trouble in Canada, US, and Across Europe
Switch Joy-Con Drift: Nintendo Now Facing Potential Legal Trouble in Canada, US, and Across Europe
Nintendo is the subject of yet another lawsuit over its Switch console's ongoing Joy-Con drift issues, meaning Nintendo is now facing down potential legal trouble in Canada, the US, and across Europe.
Québec law firm files latest Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift lawsuit
Québec law firm files latest Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift lawsuit
Lambert Avocat seeking compensation for all Québec consumers who bought Switch controllers since August 2017
Unlock Your Nintendo Switch's Portable Potential With This Accessory Sale at GameStop
Unlock Your Nintendo Switch's Portable Potential With This Accessory Sale at GameStop
Nintendo Switch Ultimate Case XL | $12 | GameStopNintendo Switch Car Headrest Mount | $12 | GameStopNintendo Switch Ring Wall Mount | $8 | GameStopThe one thing the Nintendo Switch has over every other console at the moment is accessory potential.
Nintendo First Shared Switch Launch Details Four Years Ago Today
Nintendo First Shared Switch Launch Details Four Years Ago Today
How time flies. Nintendo's Yoshiaki Koizumi showing off the Switch Joy-Con – and looking far cooler than we could ever dream of For many of us, the Nintendo Switch has become our go-to console in recent years, with its hardware versatility and frankly outstanding library of games helping it to arguably become one of the best consoles the company has ever released. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Nintendo Of America's President Doug Bowser Talks About Switch Joy-Con Issues
Nintendo Of America's President Doug Bowser Talks About Switch Joy-Con Issues
"we’ve been working very closely with consumers". The drift issues associated with Nintendo's Joy-Con controllers are still obviously a problem for many Switch users, so does the company have any hardware redesigns planned to combat this? In a recent interview with Polygon, Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser was asked this exact question. In response, Doug explained how Nintendo was "always" closely inspecting what was being sent in and for what reasons in order to get a better understanding of what's going on with its hardware - so it can then make the necessary improvements going forward.
Nintendo's Doug Bowser Talks About Switch Joy-Con Drift
Nintendo's Doug Bowser Talks About Switch Joy-Con Drift
"we’ve been working very closely with consumers". The drift issues associated with the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers is still obviously an issue, so does Nintendo have any hardware redesigns planned to combat this? In a recent interview with Polygon, Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser was asked this exact question. In response, Bowser explained how Nintendo was "always" closely inspecting what was being sent in and for what reasons in order to get a better understanding of what's going on with its hardware - so it can then make the necessary improvements going forward. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
European consumers organisations collaborate on call for Joy-con drift reports
European consumers organisations collaborate on call for Joy-con drift reports
Several associations across Europe invited users to report Joy-Con drift issues
Nintendo reportedly sends cease and desist to custom Joy-Con charity campaign
Nintendo reportedly sends cease and desist to custom Joy-Con charity campaign
Controllers were in memory of Desmond "Etika" Amofah; but included Switch logo and copyright
Custom-Made Etika Joy-Con Which Raised $10k For Charity Fell Foul Of Copyright Claim, Creator Reveals
Custom-Made Etika Joy-Con Which Raised $10k For Charity Fell Foul Of Copyright Claim, Creator Reveals
"Controller modification isn’t the issue, use of copyright is". Last year, popular YouTuber Desmond “Etika” Amofah tragically took his own life, so artist and content creator CptnAlex – who produces a wide range of customised shells and other items relating to Nintendo – decided to produce the ‘Etikon’ to raise money for JED Foundation, a mental health and suicide prevention charity. While an initial crowdfunding campaign to create the controllers was unsuccessful, CptnAlex ran a second, smaller campaign which was.
Nintendo trends on Twitter as Etika Joy-Con ban fuels fan frustration
Nintendo trends on Twitter as Etika Joy-Con ban fuels fan frustration
The last few weeks have been a rather tumultuous period for Nintendo and its fan communities, to say the least.
Nintendo Shares Tips On How To Keep Your Switch And Joy-Con Germ-Free
Nintendo Shares Tips On How To Keep Your Switch And Joy-Con Germ-Free
And here's what you also shouldn't do... The Switch might be all about sharing the joy, but it's also important to keep your system clean to help prevent the spread of germs and ensure your device and controllers stay in the best condition possible. With this in mind, Nintendo suggests using alcohol-based products to disinfect its hybrid system and Joy-Con, provided you're careful about it. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Nintendo Is Facing Another Class Action Lawsuit For Joy-Con Drift
Nintendo Is Facing Another Class Action Lawsuit For Joy-Con Drift
Featuring a technical breakdown by an "expert". Since the release of the Nintendo Switch, users have been experiencing issues with Joy-Con drift.
Guide: Where To Pre-Order The Gorgeous Limited Edition Fortnite Nintendo Switch Bundle
Guide: Where To Pre-Order The Gorgeous Limited Edition Fortnite Nintendo Switch Bundle
Bag yourself a Switch-ory Royale. What's that coming over the hill? Why, it's a Nintendo Switch featuring exclusive Joy-Con colours and livery from a little game you might have heard of called Fortnite, the free-to-play battle royale shooter that's been a modest success for developer Epic Games over the past couple of years. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Nintendo Switch – Single Joy-Con Price Slashed to $40 in North America
Nintendo Switch – Single Joy-Con Price Slashed to $40 in North America
You can't put a price on relentless drifting.
Nintendo to Cut Price of Single Joy-Con Controllers
Nintendo to Cut Price of Single Joy-Con Controllers
Nintendo has permanently reduced the price of a single Joy-Con in the US from $49.99 to $39.99.
Nintendo Is Permanently Reducing The Price Of Switch Joy-Con
Nintendo Is Permanently Reducing The Price Of Switch Joy-Con
Update: Now confirmed for North America. Update: Nintendo has now confirmed that the Joy-Con price drop will also come to North America.
A Limited Edition Fortnite Nintendo Switch Bundle Has Been Announced For Europe
A Limited Edition Fortnite Nintendo Switch Bundle Has Been Announced For Europe
Update: Pre-order now from Nintendo UK! Update (Mon 19th Oct, 2020 16:15 BST): The limited-edition Fortnite Switch console is now available to pre-order from the Nintendo Official UK Store ahead of its launch on 30th October. It includes a Nintendo Switch console and dock with a unique Fortnite design, exclusive Joy-Con, plus a free Wildcat Bundle code including 2000-V-Bucks and the game pre-installed.
Hori Is Releasing Another Super Mario Themed D-Pad Joy-Con On 23rd November
Hori Is Releasing Another Super Mario Themed D-Pad Joy-Con On 23rd November
Let's-a go! Japanese peripheral maker Hori is releasing another Super Mario D-Pad Joy-Con for $24.99 on 23rd November. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
PSA: Is Your Switch Overheating? Perhaps The Joy-Con Rails Need A Clean
PSA: Is Your Switch Overheating? Perhaps The Joy-Con Rails Need A Clean
Learn how to prevent this issue. Although the Switch is a hybrid wonder, the system can get quite hot when you're playing more demanding titles or happen to be enjoying a prolonged play session.
Nintendo Is Permanently Reducing The Price Of Switch Joy-Con In Japan
Nintendo Is Permanently Reducing The Price Of Switch Joy-Con In Japan
Will we see similar in the west? Nintendo has revealed that it will be permanently reducing the price of its Switch Joy-Con controllers in Japan, starting from next month. From 6th November, the price of a single Joy-Con controller will be revised from 4,480 yen + tax to 3,740 yen + tax, which is a drop of about 16.5%.
Review: Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix - A Massive Improvement On The Terrible Original
Review: Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix - A Massive Improvement On The Terrible Original
Happy Happy Joy-Con Joy-Con. We’re afraid we've got some bad news for you.
Mother and son seeking $5m in latest Joy-Con drift lawsuit against Nintendo
Mother and son seeking $5m in latest Joy-Con drift lawsuit against Nintendo
Plaintiff argues platform holder has not done enough to address Switch issue and does not warn about drift in marketing
Nintendo Is Being Sued Over Joy-Con Drift Yet Again, This Time By A Child
Nintendo Is Being Sued Over Joy-Con Drift Yet Again, This Time By A Child
Here we go again... Nintendo is facing yet more trouble over the Joy-Con drift phenomenon as a mother and her 10-year-old child file a class-action lawsuit against the company. 'Joy-Con drift' refers to an issue where your Nintendo Switch controller will register movement even when you aren't applying any pressure to the control stick.
Nintendo Reportedly Arguing Switch Joy-Con Drift
Nintendo Reportedly Arguing Switch Joy-Con Drift "Isn't A Real Problem"
Cue outrage. Joy-Con drift has been an ongoing topic throughout the Switch's life, but Nintendo is reportedly arguing it "isn't a real problem" and "hasn't caused anyone any inconvenience".
Crysis Remastered On Switch Updated To Version 1.4.0, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Crysis Remastered On Switch Updated To Version 1.4.0, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Performance improvements, bug fixes and much more. Crysis Remastered has been updated on Nintendo Switch, with a new patch taking the game to Version 1.4.0. This latest update improves audio, overall game performance and fixes a number of issues - like crashes, Joy-Con sync problems and various other bugs impacting the experience.
A New Nintendo Switch Steering Wheel Hits The Market Next Month For Just $15
A New Nintendo Switch Steering Wheel Hits The Market Next Month For Just $15
"Perfect for Mario Kart". Numskull Designs has announced a brand new steering wheel accessory for the Nintendo Switch that's set to launch next month. Housing each Joy-Con on either side of the main unit, the wheel sticks to tables or other surfaces with suction cups on the bottom, ready for you to take it for a spin in games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
Nintendo Is Getting Sued Yet Again Over Switch Joy-Con Drift
Nintendo Is Getting Sued Yet Again Over Switch Joy-Con Drift
"The Japanese giant chose not to modify the components subject to this failure". Joy-Con drift has been a real bone of contention for Switch owners ever since the console launched in 2017, and Nintendo has faced more than one lawsuit over this alledged design fault. It's now facing another, this time in France.
Nintendo sued for planned obsolescence over Joy-Con drift
Nintendo sued for planned obsolescence over Joy-Con drift
French organisation found controllers suffer from premature wear of the electronic circuits and an airtightness defect
Nintendo's Many Different Joy-Con Design Patents
Nintendo's Many Different Joy-Con Design Patents
Nintendo's patented many different Joy-Con designs over the years, some stranger than others - here's our rundown of every one we've found.
Switch Owner Claims To Have Taken Nintendo To Court Over Joy-Con Drift, And Won
Switch Owner Claims To Have Taken Nintendo To Court Over Joy-Con Drift, And Won
"Don’t give up and don’t take no for an answer". A UK gamer who experienced 'Joy-Con drift' issues after purchasing a Nintendo Switch claims to have taken the company to court – and won. As you may know, the term 'Joy-Con drift' refers to an issue where your Joy-Con will register movement even when you aren't applying any pressure to the control stick.
Fortnite Nintendo Switch Special Edition Revealed, With New Joy-Con Colours
Fortnite Nintendo Switch Special Edition Revealed, With New Joy-Con Colours
A new limited edition Fortnite Nintendo Switch bundle with special Joy-Con has been revealed, and it's coming out soon.
The Animal Crossing Switch Is Getting Another Limited Restock In Australia
The Animal Crossing Switch Is Getting Another Limited Restock In Australia
Will it appear elsewhere, too? Nintendo Australia has confirmed that a new shipment of Animal Crossing Switch consoles will be launching across Australia and New Zealand next month. The console, which features Animal Crossing-inspired designs across the main unit and dock, as well as exclusive, gorgeously coloured Joy-Con, will be available from selected retailers once more starting from 9th October. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Random: Modder Pokes Fun At Nintendo By Creating Custom Joy-Con Fighter That Always Drifts Left
Random: Modder Pokes Fun At Nintendo By Creating Custom Joy-Con Fighter That Always Drifts Left
Cheeky. If you've ever been unfortunate enough to experience Joy-Con drift you'll know just how frustrating it can be, and one modder has decided to recreate this frustration in the best way possible. As you may know, the term 'Joy-Con drift' refers to an issue where your Joy-Con will register movement even when you aren't applying any pressure to the control stick.
Joy-Con Fighting Game Character Is So Accurate, It Constantly Drifts Left
Joy-Con Fighting Game Character Is So Accurate, It Constantly Drifts Left
Smash-like platform fighter Rivals of Aether allows players to create custom characters and put them up for download through the Steam Workshop.
Nintendo Patent Shows a New Standalone Joy-Con Style Controller
Nintendo Patent Shows a New Standalone Joy-Con Style Controller
Nintendo might be looking to release individual Joy-Con-style controllers.
New Nintendo Patent Suggests A Standalone Switch Joy-Con Could Be On The Way
New Nintendo Patent Suggests A Standalone Switch Joy-Con Could Be On The Way
A new controller for the Switch Pro? A newly-discovered Nintendo patent suggests that the company may be planning to release a new form of Joy-Con style controller. The patent, which was originally filed in May 2018 and then registered this April, shows several images of a controller design that looks very similar to the Joy-Con found on current Switch consoles.
Super Mario Galaxy – Joy-Con Controls Optional in Handheld Mode
Super Mario Galaxy – Joy-Con Controls Optional in Handheld Mode
Handheld players can instead use the Switch's touch screen for Super Mario Galaxy.
Super Mario 3D World Is Coming To Switch, Along With
Super Mario 3D World Is Coming To Switch, Along With "Bowser's Fury" Expansion
Coming this holiday season. Super Mario 3D World – one of the Wii U's best titles – is coming to the Nintendo Switch along with new content. The game will feature the same strong multiplayer focus that it had on the Wii U, but with the Joy-Con arguably making it easier than ever to get other people involved. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Accessory Maker NEXiLUX Launches Its 'Joy-Con Alternative' Controllers For Nintendo Switch
Accessory Maker NEXiLUX Launches Its 'Joy-Con Alternative' Controllers For Nintendo Switch
Available to order now. Video game accessory maker NEXiLUX is the latest to release a new set of third-party controllers for the Nintendo Switch.
Hori Reveals Three New Colours For Its Split Pad Pro Switch Controller
Hori Reveals Three New Colours For Its Split Pad Pro Switch Controller
Pre-orders coming soon! As fantastic as it to play the Switch in handheld mode, the Joy-Con setup can become a little cramped from time to time.
Monday's Best Deals: Anker PowerWave Sense Pad, Nintendo Switch Joy-Con, 4000A Peak Jump Starter, Nordstrom Rack Face Masks, and More
Monday's Best Deals: Anker PowerWave Sense Pad, Nintendo Switch Joy-Con, 4000A Peak Jump Starter, Nordstrom Rack Face Masks, and More
An exclusive discount on Anker’s PowerWave Sense wireless charging pad, a Libratone Bluetooth speaker, a pair of JBL true wireless earbuds, a rare markdown on Nintendo Switch Joy-Con, a Gooloo 4000A peak jump starter, a Cusinart convection oven, and a face mask five-pack at Nordstrom Rack lead Monday’s best deals. Read more...
PowerA's Nano Controller for Nintendo Switch Is Too Small for My Hands, and I Still Prefer It to Joy-Con
PowerA's Nano Controller for Nintendo Switch Is Too Small for My Hands, and I Still Prefer It to Joy-Con
PowerA Nano Wireless Switch Controller (Pre-Order) | $50 | GameStop Read more...
Here's a mega bundle of Switch accessories for under £20
Here's a mega bundle of Switch accessories for under £20
A sackful of useful Nintendo Switch accessories can be yours for less than £20 in a new daily deal at Amazon UK. The Orzly Switch Accessories Essentials Pack comes with seven handy bits of kit for Nintendo's hybrid console. Let's start with the carry case, which includes compartments for the Switch console, up to eight game cartridges, plus other accessories such as additional Joy-Con, cables and more.
Hori's Pac-Man Split Pad Pro For Switch Is So Gorgeous We Want To Gobble It Up
Hori's Pac-Man Split Pad Pro For Switch Is So Gorgeous We Want To Gobble It Up
Just in time to mark 40 years of pill-munching. Peripheral maker Hori scored a critical hit with its Split Pad Pro for Switch; while this pair of Joy-Con replacements can't be used wirelessly, we found the configuration to be much more comfortable to use for prolonged periods of time. The original Split Pad Pro was released to coincide with Daemon X Machina, but Hori has revealed that it is releasing a new variant with Pac-Man branding to celebrate the 40th birthday of the character. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
PSA: Remember To Update Your Joy-Con, As Well As Your Nintendo Switch
PSA: Remember To Update Your Joy-Con, As Well As Your Nintendo Switch
Controller updates arrive with Version 10.1.0. Yesterday, as you probably already know, Nintendo rolled out a new system update for the Switch.
Guide: How To Fix A Drifting Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
Guide: How To Fix A Drifting Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
Fix the Joy-Con's big brother. If your in-game character is moving when you’re not touching the left stick, or your aiming is slow or limited in one or more directions, you could well be suffering from something called ‘stick drift’ or just ‘drifting’.
That's One Way To Make A Custom Switch Pinball Controller
That's One Way To Make A Custom Switch Pinball Controller
Joy-Con shoulder buttons don’t make very comfortable pinball flipper controls.
Nintendo President Apologizes for Trouble Caused by Switch Joy-Con Drift
Nintendo President Apologizes for Trouble Caused by Switch Joy-Con Drift
Nintendo's Shuntaro Furukawa says the company is still aiming to "improve our products."
Nintendo Formally Apologizes For Joy-Con Drift
Nintendo Formally Apologizes For Joy-Con Drift
Nintendo has offered a formal apology for Joy-Con drift issues in a Q&A.
Nintendo president apologises for Switch Joy-Con drift
Nintendo president apologises for Switch Joy-Con drift
Nintendo has given its first formal apology for the continued Joy-Con problems faced by Nintendo Switch owners. In a recent investor briefing, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa was asked about the ongoing issue which has plagued the Switch's Joy-Con controllers ever since the system first launched. "Regarding the Joy-Con, we apologise for any trouble caused to our customers," Furukawa said (as translated by Kotaku).
Nintendo President Apologizes For Joy-Con Trouble
Nintendo President Apologizes For Joy-Con Trouble
During a recent financial Q&A, Nintendo finally apologized for issues caused by Joy-Cons but will not comment further due to the current class-action lawsuit. Re
Nintendo President Apologises For Joy-Con Drift, Can't Comment Further Due To Ongoing Lawsuit
Nintendo President Apologises For Joy-Con Drift, Can't Comment Further Due To Ongoing Lawsuit
The lawsuit rages on. You've probably heard of Joy-Con 'drift' by now, right? This hardware issue causes the controller's analogue stick to register movement even when it isn't being touched, and we've seen plenty of Switch owners complain about the strange phenomenon happening to them over the past few years. Not everyone has come up against the problem with their Joy-Con, of course, but our guide detailing how to fix the issue at home has become one of our most popular, which is a pretty telling sign that something isn't right. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
This Officially Licensed Pikachu Switch Joy-Con Grip Is Now Available To Pre-Order
This Officially Licensed Pikachu Switch Joy-Con Grip Is Now Available To Pre-Order
'It's electrifying!'. Hoping to give your Switch's Joy-Con a whole new spark? Looking to dazzle your friends with an electrifying controller setup? Already getting fed up of our electricity-based puns? Then keep on reading (and sorry). Yes, this brand new and officially-licensed Joy-Con grip is now up for pre-order at Amazon.
Nintendo surprise-launches free Switch skipping exercise game Jump Rope Challenge
Nintendo surprise-launches free Switch skipping exercise game Jump Rope Challenge
Nintendo has surprise-launched a new free Switch game on the eShop. Jump Rope Challenge is a skipping exercise game created by a small group of Nintendo developers while working from home in Japan during the coronavirus lockdown. You use a pair of Joy-Con controllers as if they were a skipping rope to virtually jump rope.
Random: Hacker Solves Switch Joy-Con Drift By Cannibalising A Valve Steam Controller
Random: Hacker Solves Switch Joy-Con Drift By Cannibalising A Valve Steam Controller
Getting touchy feely. Fans of Valve's Steam Controller (c'mon, there must be at least one of you) might be interested in this hack which adds touchpad control to the Switch Joy-Con.
Switch Joy-Con Drift Claim Must Be Arbitrated, Says Illinois Federal Court
Switch Joy-Con Drift Claim Must Be Arbitrated, Says Illinois Federal Court
A win for Nintendo, but it's not out of the woods yet. If you're one of the many people who has suffered from Joy-Con drift in the past then you might be interested to know that a legal claim by a Switch owner that Nintendo of America has sold "defective" controllers with its consoles must go to arbitration. The decision was made on Thursday by the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, presiding over the case of Zachary Vergara, who assets that the Joy-Con controllers have a fault which "causes the joystick to activate or drift on its own without the user actually manipulating the joystick," which is an issue that "significantly interferes" with gameplay. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Joy-Con Drift Is Still a Huge Issue - NVC 508
Joy-Con Drift Is Still a Huge Issue - NVC 508
Nintendo Voice Chat for the week of May 14, 2020.
I Despise Joy Con Drift, But I'm Learning To Live With It
I Despise Joy Con Drift, But I'm Learning To Live With It
Back when this era of social distancing began two months and also an incalculable number of years ago, I was playing Dragon Quest XI on my Switch.