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Article Nintendo Switch Online app is out

The Nintendo Switch Online app is available for iOS and Android devices.

The app is currently compatible with the Splatoon 2 game, giving players the ability to access SplatNet 2, invite friends to online matches, and voice chat during various game modes. Both the app's functionality and online play are free, where available, until the Nintendo Switch Online service launches in 2018.

With the app and the Splatoon 2 game, you can access SplatNet 2 to see your online play stats, check out upcoming game stages, and more.

You can also invite friends who have the game to Private Battles, League Battles, Salmon Runs, and Splatfest Battles via social media and other services. When players are invited to a game, they'll get an instant notification on their smart device.

The app lets you chat with friends in your Splatoon2 online lobby and then talk to your teammates to coordinate strategy during the online match.
Street Fighter and Smash Bros Showdown on DisneyXD
The EVO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS for Super Smash Bros. and Street Fighter Tournaments are airing today, July 16, 2017 on DisneyXD! Make sure you watch the Tournaments if you like these video game titles or just like watching gaming Tournaments in general!

This is Diego7000 signing off! :)
Article Splatoon 2: Splatfest World Premier Demo
If you haven't yet, download the Splatoon 2 Splatfest World Premier and pick your team for the first Splatfest!


Splatfest is a way to settle debates in Splatoon. During the Splatfest, you’ll be able to choose a side in the game (in this case, Team Cake or Team Ice Cream). When the event starts, every Turf War win you secure will help your cause out. At the end of the event, the winning side will be announced…ending the debate once and for all.

Once you download the demo, you can launch it at any time to choose your side, submit fresh drawings, and take in the scenic sights of Inkopolis Square. However, you’ll only be able to play during the event, so be sure to dive in on Saturday, 7/15 from 3 p.m.—7 p.m. PT.
Mario Kart 8 is coming to Disney XD HD
You see the picture and now you know!
Through looking at messages you can fing out A LOT! Like how a bunch of gaming stuff are going onto Disney XD.
If you like gaming you should watch Disney XD from July 15 to the I don't even know! :)

All I know is that IGN, Some guy, Some other guy, and Nintendo are all coming to Disney XD! :)

And to see Mario Kart 8 on DisneyXD and DisneyXDHD is AMAZING! :)

Make sure you check it out on July 16, 2017! Disney XD

Reply! :)
Nintendo World Champions Special on Disney XD HD
I just found out through a message that on July 16, 2017 DXDHD (Disney XD Hi-Def) will be airing a Nintendo World Champions Special but somehow the title ACTUALLY READS "Nintendo World Champions 2015 Special" 2015? Wow!
It can't be true but it's something I will be able to watch so it's cool! I hope you can watch it too! :)

Remember this airs on DXDHD on July 16, 2017 even though the title says 2015 but oh well. Make sure you Watch it! :)
Article Controller Grip for Nintendo Switch Review
Since the Nintendo Switch released, I’ve wanted to get some grips for the Joy-Cons. Single Joy-Con Play is awesome for the games that support it, like Fast RMX and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, but unless you have small hands, it can feel a little cramped with the sort of lightning reflexes needed for racing games.

Without the access to the Racing Wheels that Nintendo released, I hunted on Amazon for some reasonably-priced grips made for Single Joy-Con Play. What I found was a product that I’d seen mixed reactions to, by a company called YAOSTE.


After nearly 3 days of waiting for the shipped product to arrive, here is my review of the Control Grip for Switch!

The Grips, themselves, has a typical controller shape. The outside has the normal hand-holders on the bottoms, like PlayStation Controllers and curve up to the triggers. The top has two clickable triggers for the L and R buttons, along with a clear rectangle between them to let you see the battery-level lights between each Joy-Con’s triggers.

The design is pretty simple and actually looks pretty slick. It looks just like a tiny controller and the Joy-Con looks pretty nice when you have them in it. Although the Neon colors do look a bit contrast to the black color of the grip, the Black Joy-Cons would actually look pretty great in it.

The only issue I have, are the SR and SL buttons. They are large and set nicely, however, you have to push at the most inner area to get a proper button press. I think that is just the nature of the Joy-Con given how small the SL and SR buttons are and their location.

I was hoping these shoulder buttons would feel more like actual ones, and they do, but you still have to press down the sweet spot.

All in all, I would highly recommend these. They make the Joy-Cons much more functional. I have played many races in Mario Kart 8 and have had no issues with the overall comfort.

I will also mention how tight the joy-con fits in the holder. It does not snap...
The Master Trials are only HOURS AWAY!!!
The Legend of Zelda Breath Of The Wild Master Trials DLC is released TONIGHT!!! The Switch and Wii U game's DLC is almost here!!!!

The first downloadable content for The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild is now just hours away!!!! The Master Trails is stated to launch tomorrow, June 30th, but it'll actually arrive on the eSshop a bit sooner, depending on where you live...

A Nintendo spokesperson has confirmed that The Master Trials will be released tonight at 9 PM PT / 12 AM ET, at least in the United States (and maybe Canada). That means a good portion of the country won't have to wait until it's actually Friday to start playing!!!!!!! But having to wait a couple of extra hours is okay! :)

The Master Trials will be available for both the Switch and Wii U versions of Breath of the Wild :)! Its most significant addition is the Trial of the Sword!!! A 45-ROOM challenge that powers up the Master Sword (Making the sword glow infinitly)!!!!!! It also introduces a harder difficulty mode (kinda like Master Quest right), an item that allows you to create a fast-travel point anywhere (kinda like Faroe's Wind right), a system that tracks where you've been, new outfits (tingle.....), and more! :)

You can read more on the Master Trials on another thread posted specifically regarding this subject!
Ya sadly I forgot who posted that thread ): but the thread is out there:)!
But for now here is what I KNOW the DLC includes:
Tingle suit which gives you a speed boost at night time, Phantom suit, Majora's Mask, and everything else listed above! Now please note the Master Trials include WAY more than just this so make sure you purchase the DLC!

This DLC costs I believe $20 or so but is worth every penny!!!!

Are you excited for the DLC?
Have you already purchased it?
Remember to comment down below :)!
The European SNES Classic looks 'cuter' than the US version (The Verge)
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If you saw our post by MrMischief you'll have noticed that Nintendo will be releasing the SNES classic with 21 classic SNES games later this year in September and that's great; but it turns out Europe will be getting their own version which according to The Verge is considerably 'cuter'. The differences however are purely cosmetic.

This tweet pretty much sums up how I feel:



What are your thoughts? Do you like the US version or the EU version more?
SNES Classic Announced

The SNES Classic will include Star Fox 2 and 18 other games. Star Fox 2 was intended to be released in 1995 as the true sequel of Star Fox, however it was never released because of the concern it would interfere with the scheduled N64 launch (which ended up not releasing for about a year and a half later). There are ROMs for this game out there but this will be the first official release of Star Fox 2. That alone will make this system a must buy for collectors. Release price is $80 and launches on 9/29.

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Article Why ARMS is AMAZING.
As many of you may know, I LOVE the switch. I love it so much I bought it on launch day. So when ARMS, a hyped game that was announced for the switch, was released, you better bet I bought that too. For any of you who don't know what ARMS is, here's a link to Nintendo's reveal video. I would have explained it myself, but I couldn't do this game justice.



I fell in love with ARMS. Its roster of ten playable characters (and two non - playable ones), plenty of game modes, its delicate balance of strategy, luck and casual fun make it a great game to play.

I find that even when you lose, you still have tons of fun, and you can always try again. I never found myself getting frustrated, despite getting pummeled to the same person over and over again. There's a great video on this topic by BriHard on youtube, which I'll put right here:
. It explains this perfectly.

After playing through the Grand Prix, I found that there were always things to be worked on in my strategy that I never realized were there. And this wasn't frustrating to deal with at all. It provided a new fresh challenge and something to focus on and work towards. But hey, that might just be me and my bad luck.

ARMS doesn't have much of a story, though. There are only two surprises in the Grand Prix and that's about the whole story right there. So if you only like story based games, ARMS isn't for you.

To sum up this article, I would like to provide a few tips and tricks for people just starting out or who are considering buying the game.

The ranked mode, (unlocked when you have beaten Grand Prix mode at difficulty level 6 and up) is the easiest way that I have found to get coins, even when losing. The coins are DOUBLED. This helps you get new ARMS quicker, which can improve how well you compete.

Playing online is a great way to see how you can improve the flaws in your strategy, but is the WORST for earning coins.

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