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YouTube Now Available For Nintendo Switch

YouTube was just released for Nintendo Switch today. It features all of the features that Xbox One and PlayStation 4 have. It has the same layout.

Videos can be watched on the TV or while undocked. You can watch videos in 1080p, as well. While 60 FPS seems out of the question for now, it is still a huge improvement over YouTube compared to Nintendo 3DS and last generation consoles.

Source: Nintendo eShop

Final Smash Direct Plus Nintendo Treehouse Is Live Now

You can now watch the final Nintendo Direct for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It will be forty minutes long and go more into detail in the game. Maybe we will see some new characters or about the new mode(s).

Following the Smash Direct, there will be a Nintendo Treehouse. They will be showcasing off Diablo III: Eternal Collection, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu And Let’s Go, Eevee, and more Superb Smash Bros. Ultimate. You can watch the stream here right now: Nintendo Direct.

Nintendo Switch Has Reached 22.86M Sales

https://youtu.be/5yk66CEB7z8

Earlier today, Nintendo held an investor’s meeting in Japan for 2018 FY Q2. They discussed both hardware and software sales for the Nintendo Switch. While Nintendo may not reach their additional 20 million mark, Switch still has done fairly well this quarter.

It was announced that the company has now sold 22.86 million Switch consoles which also just outsold the GameCube. Another thing, software sales have surpassed lifetime software sales for Wii U. Switch software sales are now at 111.10 million.

2018 may not have been as good as 2017 for Nintendo. However, 2019 may prove to be a brighter year with releases such as as New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Yoshi’s Craft Island, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Travis Touchdown Strikes Again: No More Heroes, and possibly Bayonetta 3 and Metroid Prime 4. Time will tell.

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Here Is Super Mario 64 Running In 60 FPS

Video From Kaze

Someone got Super Mario 64 running at 60 FPS. Now, it is a ROM but the game still looks really good at this high frame rate. Maybe Nintendo should do another Super Mario 64 Remaster for Switch like the DS version.

The video shows various levels from the game. The graphics are still Nintendo 64 style, but the frame rate is set at 60. You should definitely give it a watch.

Super Mario 64 released on Nintendo 64 in 1996. It was one of the first 3D Mario games. In 2004, it was remastered as Super Mario 64 DS. The game came to the Wii as a Virtual Console game in 2006. Finally, it launched on Wii U in 2015 as a VC title.

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Co-Founder Paul Allen of Microsoft Has Passed Away

Screenshot of the Xbox logo

Paul Allen was the co-founder of Microsoft, along with Bill Gates. However, Game Informer reports that at the age of 65, Paul Allen has passed away. He was not well with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Sadly, he had moved on. However, his legend will live on with Microsoft, Windows, and the Xbox brands, even if he had little to do with it.

Skybound Is Continuing Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead: The Final Season

Telltale Games has been struggling as of late. Sadly, this caused many people at the company to lose jobs. However, Skybound and Telltale Games have reached an agreement to have The Walking Dead: The Final Season completed.

Skybound Games tweeted out the following: “We’re SO happy to announce that we’ve reached a deal with @telltalegames that will allow Skybound to continue #TheWalkingDead⁠ ⁠: The Final Season! Let’s wrap up Clem’s story right! More details to come soon.”

The Walking Dead: The Final Season Episodes 1 and 2 are available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. Episodes 3 and 4 are due out later this year. Time will tell how the partnership will work out for the layoffs.