• Welcome to NES-flix: Testing Nintendo Online's new 8-bit library on Switch

    1 month ago - By Ars Technica

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    On Tuesday night, at roughly 11 p.m. ET, Nintendo finally did it: they put a bunch of classic NES games on the Switch.
    (No, the December 2017 launch of Vs. Super Mario Bros. doesn't count, because that's a Switch port of an arcade game. We win on a technicality.)
    After signing up for the new paid Nintendo Switch Online service , we were able to load 20 first- and third-party NES games on a Switch, all via one 54MB app full of pre-loaded ROMs. Only paying subscribers get access to this app, which makes this-a subscription-based classic-gaming service-as close as Nintendo has ever...
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  • IPhone XS pre-order deals see 'increase in sales in comparison to the iPhone X'

    IPhone XS pre-order deals see 'increase in sales in comparison to the iPhone X'

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    If there was massive fervour around the iPhone X when it launched last year, it's been surpassed in 2018 according to online phone retailer Mobiles.co.uk. It says that sales of iPhone XS deals have been faster during the week long pre-order period than its predecessor. A spokesperson from the Carphone Warehouse-owned Mobiles.co.uk told us that: "Apple certainly delivered another show stopping handset for its 11th anniversary. "I believe the innovation in this handset has undoubtedly led to an increase in sales in comparison to the iPhone X, with stunning smart photography and bokeh...
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  • The best Nintendo Switch Online deals: get the cheapest subscription prices in September 2018

    The best Nintendo Switch Online deals: get the cheapest subscription prices in September 2018

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    The Nintendo Switch Online deals are finally here, allowing you to get your online membership sorted out for the massively-popular console. Nintendo joins the other consoles and their Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus services by charging for online gaming while throwing in a few tempting extras to sweeten the deal.
    Nintendo Switch Online deals and prices
    On the plus side, Nintendo Switch Online prices are far cheaper than those found on Xbox and PlayStation, costing just $19.99/£17.99/ AU$29.95 for a 12-month subscription. It's early days, so there aren't many discounts around, and with...
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