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Switch RAM specs revealed: Samsung LPDDR4 with 25 GB/s bandwidth

The only remaining Nintendo Switch spec has finally been outed. For many weeks we’ve known the CPU and GPU in the console, we’ve known the internal storage, but we didn’t know what kind of RAM the Switch uses, and more importantly, how fast it is.Now Samsung, one of the biggest memory makers in the world, has confirmed that the Switch uses their LPDDR4 memory chips. And the speed of those is 1600 MHz, resulting in 25.6 GB/s of total bandwidthFurthermore, the Switch features two modules of 2 GB LPDDR4 for a total of 4 GB shared between the CPU and GPU.The news was confirmed on Samsung’s “MemoryLink” LPDDR4 product page, before being taken down. However, the page still confirms the bandwidth at 25.6 GB/s (see table below) and the speed of 1600 MHz.And those memory chips are tried at tested: Samsung uses a variation of that LPDDR4 chip in its Galaxy phones.This means that we now have the complete Nintendo Switch specs, which are:Nintendo Switch RAM specsCPU: Quad core ARM Cortex A57GPU: Nvidia Maxwell with 256 CUDA coresMemory:1600 MHz 4GB LPDDR4 (2+2 GB modules)Memory Bandwidth: 25.6GB/sInternal storage: 32 GB flash READ FULL STORY AT NINTENDOTODAY!

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Nintendo Releases New Snipperclips Trailer Ahead of Next Week’s Launch

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The Joy-Con dog sticker Kickstarter campaign has been successfully funded

As most of you probably already know, Nintendo is set to release their Switch console on the 3rd of March. So as you might imagine, the hype and excitement is pretty high at the moment (Sweden´s Nintendo Switch pre-launch event sure proved that point). In the matter of fact, it’s said that the Switch demand is so high that the… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

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Nintendo Switch doesn’t support Bluetooth headsets after all

A couple of weeks ago we reported that the Nintendo Switch would support Bluetooth headsets. Now it appears that it won’t.Nintendo’s own Yoshiaki Koizumi said that the Switch would support Bluetooth headsets in an interview with a French news outlet, and now a Nintendo of France spokesperson says that this was a misunderstanding.The official line from Nintendo is that the Switch does not support Bluetooth headsets, and that Yoshiaki’s words were either a misunderstanding or mistranslated.Instead, we’ll have to make use with the regular 3.5 mm headphone jack for our headphone needs.The Nintendo of France rep did not say if the Switch would eventually support Bluetooth headsets in the future. READ FULL STORY AT NINTENDOTODAY!

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Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove and Specter of Torment Confirmed for Nintendo Switch Launch

The 2D platformer Shovel Knight has been confirmed for the Nintendo Switch launch with the Treasure Trove collection and the Specter of Torment expansion. …Read More The post Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove and Specter of Torment Confirmed for Nintendo Switch Launch by Ryan Meitzler appeared first on DualShockers.

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Nintendo Highlighting Indie Games on Switch with “Nindies Showcase” Next Week

Right before the release of its brand new system, Nintendo’s Nindie Showcase will highlight the indie games coming to Nintendo Switch later this year. …Read More The post Nintendo Highlighting Indie Games on Switch with “Nindies Showcase” Next Week by Ryan Meitzler appeared first on DualShockers.

Snipperclips Confirmed as Nintendo Switch Launch Title

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Early Impressions Of The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

No mini-map? Just health hearts and a stamina gauge when The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is set to the “pro” heads-up display option. My emotional journey over my first four hours of playing the new Zelda: liked it, grew skeptical of it, doubted it, regained appreciation, now hooked on it. Advertisement If you love the Zelda formula you may take this same ride when you start playing The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild, which comes out for Wii U and Nintendo Switch next week. I’ve only played a paltry bit of this gargantuan game, so I cannot tell you how that journey may end. I liked it when I sampled it on the Wii U under time pressure last June at E3 and was quickly pleased again when I booted it on my Switch a few days ago. It is a game of immediate action. You wake in a cave as Link, asleep for 100 years and amnesiac. You grab some clothes, go outside and have an axe in your hand in about three minutes. You can talk to an old man and receive a basic READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Preview — Check Out the First 15 Minutes of Gameplay

While anticipation is up for the Nintendo Switch — Nintendo’s upcoming home console — the hype cannot compare to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The title, which frequently tops most anticipated game of 2017 …Read More The post The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Preview — Check Out the First 15 Minutes of Gameplay by Lou Contaldi appeared first on DualShockers.

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Snipperclips – Cut it out, together! Drops on Nintendo Switch on the 3rd of March

I (Robin Ek, TGG) was just informed by Bergsala AB (Nintendo Sweden) that Nintendo and SFB Games upcoming puzzle game “Snipperclips” is set for a release on the Nintendo Switch console on the 3rd of March: “To solve creative puzzles along with anyone is not only an exciting challenge, it is also incredibly fun! Try on together in the game… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

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Amazon cancels 1,200 Breath of the Wild Master Edition orders

Retailer Amazon appears to have cancelled a whole lot of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Master Edition pre-orders. One of those gamers who got his order cancelled shared the email he received from Amazon.An Amazon representative looked into the issue and said that the company had only received 2,900 units, and those were sold out very quickly.Apparently, due to an error, it was still available for pre-order despite going out of stock. Which meant that they had to cancle a whole bunch of them — 1,235 to be precise.Here’s what the email read, via Reddit:I have immediately investigated your order, I found that we are out of the inventory. This is a unique situation where the BB was only open for 20 minutes and you had placed order in that time.This was a limited-edition product for which we had an allocation of 2,900 units. We reduced all initial orders(that were larger than 1) to a quantity limit of one and reached out the vendor for additional stock, however none is available. As a result, we have pulled the customers in order of order-placement and have to cancel the 1,235 oversell.The Breath of the Wild Master Edition was sold out quickly…

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