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YouTube star JonTron has been the subject of much controversy recently, after a series of insensitive racial comments that he made on Twitter and during an appearance on a live show with Destiny, a fellow YouTuber. His views on immigration and cultural assimilation have been perceived as racist by many fans, and as a result, he has received a lot of backlash, even losing over 10,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel. Earlier today, JonTron received the worst hit yet, when Playtonic Games announced that it would be removing JonTron's voice work from its debut title, Yooka-Laylee, as the company did not wish to be associated with his personal views.

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Before the launch of the Switch, Nintendo spent a lot of time marketing 1-2-Switch as its killer multiplayer game. On the surface, it seemed a good idea. The entirety of the game revolves around looking at your opponent and engaging in 1 of 28 minigames designed to show off some of the Switch's more gimmicky features—I'm looking at you, Ball Count. But ultimately, it falls very flat, to the point where I would consider it more of a tech demo than a game. It showcased these concepts instead of proving them, thus failing to be the killer multiplayer game that Nintendo was hoping for.

On the other hand, there is a multiplayer game available right now that blows the pants off of 1-2-Switch in every way because it doesn't fall into this trap. That game is Snipperclips: Cut it Out, Together! by indie developer SFB Games. Head inside to read my full thoughts on the difference between these titles.

In June 2015, about halfway through the development of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Satoru Iwata, the former president and CEO of Nintendo, tragically passed away due to complications from bile duct cancer. This was hard for the development team behind the game, who saw Iwata as a great inspiration and were deeply motivated by his memory in the years following his death. Recently, a Nintendo fan and YouTuber known as Seaniccus discovered a secret in Breath of the Wild that seems like it could be a hidden tribute to Iwata and his strong parental influence over Nintendo.

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Much like with the Wii, Nintendo found major success with the launch of Switch, with the latter becoming the best launch of a Nintendo console ever. It's no surprise then, that retailers have been plagued with short supplies, making it hard for consumers to purchase the device. Nintendo has certainly taken note of this and, according to inside sources, is already doubling their production for the next fiscal year.

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Nintendo Switch has been hard to come by since it released on March 3rd. Most people interested in the new console have had to resort to purchasing it from scalpers. If you still haven't bought one, though, you may be in luck soon, as GameStop will be receiving a restock later this week.

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We've heard that the Nintendo Switch and its biggest game, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, have been selling remarkably well. As Reggie Fils-Aime claimed last week, the Switch enjoyed the best launch of any Nintendo console in history. However, despite all the records that the Switch has been breaking, we still haven't heard any official sales numbers for the console. Recently, a research firm named SuperData released an official estimate of the system's sales so far, giving us the first trustworthy sales numbers for the Switch's first few days.

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Next month, Nintendo will release Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, an enhanced port of Mario Kart 8 with new characters, stages, and gameplay modes, on Nintendo Switch. In the first trailer, we learned of five new characters that will be added to the game: Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy, Bowser Jr., Dry Bones, and King Boo. A few days ago, Nintendo UK published a new overview trailer for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, in which the company announced another new racer, Gold Mario.

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Since their dual unveilings at the House of Blues last year, fans have become more and more familiar with Sonic Mania as its now-Summer 2017 launch approaches, all while SEGA has kept mum on the codenamed Project Sonic 2017. Yesterday, the company finally broke their silence on the next main 3D installment in the franchise during the official Sonic panel at SXSW, dropping a ton of new details at the event and even showing off an exclusive first look at proper gameplay.

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Following its reveal during the 25th anniversary party, Sonic Mania quickly became one of this year's most anticipated platformers for bringing back the retro gameplay older fans have come to know and love. Unfortunately, word comes from SXSW 2017 that eager players will have to wait a bit longer for the classic celebration's launch.

Series director Takashi Iizuka addressed release date concerns for Mania during the official Sonic panel, stating that the game won't meet its predicted Spring 2017 release and has been pushed towards a summer launch window.

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A fair number of Nintendo Switch owners have been reporting issues with the left Joy-Con, and Nintendo recently offered a few solutions. In order to shed more light on the issue, though, YouTube user Spawn Wave did a complete tear down of the Joy-Cons in order to find out what could be causing the left one to disconnect. During his tear down, which you can watch after the jump, Spawn Wave discovered that the left and right Joy-Cons have two different types of antenna. The right controller has a separate antenna, while the left has an antenna built into the circuit board.

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A few days ago, Jeff Kaplan, the director behind Overwatch, was asked by a fan on Reddit about the possibility of Overwatch coming to Nintendo Switch in the future. Tons of third-party companies have been showing support for the Switch, and the console had a remarkably successful launch, so Overwatch being released on the console wouldn't necessarily be that far-fetched. Kaplan responded rather cordially to the fan's question, complimenting Nintendo on the Switch, and stated that, although porting the game would be "challenging" for Blizzard, he and his team are still keeping an open mind about it.

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Many of you have probably been spending a healthy (or unhealthy) amount of time with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Whether you're still exploring the Great Plateau or ready to face Calamity Ganon now, there's no denying Hyrule's latest adventure definitely had a lot of care and effort put into it. If you're wondering just how much work the game took and what the creation process was like, Nintendo has you covered.

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Sonic Mania is the former fan-game that is coming out this Spring as an official Sonic game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and the Nintendo Switch. In the latest gameplay trailer for the game, you can check out the new Green Hill Zone Act 2, which is one of the original stages unique to this game. Featuring new gameplay mechanics, obstacles, and other tidbits, the design builds on the tropical theme we've grown so fond of in the first Green Hill Zone. Sonic Mania is releasing digitally on its respective platforms, but you can still preorder the collector's edition here.

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Back when Nintendo first revealed the Switch, fans quickly pointed out that the Joy-Cons made the shape of a puppy with large ears when placed in the grip accessory. Since then, many people have drawn fan art of an adorable, fan-made puppy mascot. One person even went so far as to make a custom Amiibo of it. Now one fan has taken it a step further, creating a puppy-shaped charging dock for the Switch and its controllers.

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The world of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is enormous, and it's filled with so many landmarks that it can be really difficult to find exactly what you're looking for at times. To help out with this, the Zelda fan site Zelda Dungeon has been compiling a huge interactive map of Breath of the Wild's overworld, which details the location of every shrine, dungeon, and side-quest in the game. In short, it's like having Google Maps available in Hyrule.

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