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Nintendo Revealed the GameCube at E3 20 Years Ago – NVC 560

Welcooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Nintendo’s beloved purple box was first shown to American audiences at E3 two decades ago, and the NVC crew is here this week to reflect on the reveal, as well as how E3 has changed over the last 20 years. Join host Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Zach Ryan, and IGN cofounder and NVC alum Matt Casamassina for that discussion, as well as conversations about Nintendo failing to keep up with…

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PSA: Mass Effect Legendary Edition Won’t Be On Game Pass

If you hoped EA and Xbox’s recent partnership on Game Pass meant you might be able to play Mass Effect Legendary Edition on the subscription service, we have some bad news. An EA community manager has confirmed that the only subscription service it’s available on is EA Play Pro. If you’re a Game Pass Ultimate subscriber, you’ve instead automatically got a basic EA Play membership, which gets you a 10% discount on games in addition…

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Total War: Warhammer 3 – The First Hands-On Preview

I’ve had some pretty wild ideas in my day, but probably none as ill-advised as Tsarina Katarin of Kislev deciding to invade the chaotic, unearlthly realm of the Blood God, Khorne. If you want to survive the daemonic invasion in Total War: Warhammer 3’s campaign, though, you don’t have much choice. Taking the fight to the Ruinous Powers won’t be a simple matter of routing a few armies from the field and laying siege to…

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Black and Red PS5 DualSense Controller Editions Revealed

Sony has revealed new Midnight Black and Cosmic Red editions of the PS5 DualSense Controller, and they’ll be released in June. Announced on the PlayStation blog, the new controllers continue the two-tone approach of the original white DualSense, with Cosmic red adopting a red and black look, and Midnight Black offering a subtler black and grey approach. Both controllers wil go on sale next month, but release dates will vary by region. In the US,…

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Nintendo Physically Can’t Make Enough Switch Consoles Right Now

Nintendo is currently unable to make enough Switch consoles to meet demand, and is becoming ‘more uncertain’ about its production plans for the coming year amid a global semiconductor shortage. In a Q&A with investors, company president Shuntaro Furukawa explained, “Demand for hardware continues to exceed our expectations even after the beginning of this calendar year, and production has currently not caught up to this high demand due to the tight supply and demand situation for semiconductor…

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