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Flip Grip lets you play Switch games like you're back at the arcade

27 days ago   |   By Digital Trends

Flip Grip is one of the cooler Nintendo Switch-focused Kickstarter campaigns we have seen. The grip lets you play select eShop games in portrait mode while on the go to give users a nostalgic arcade experience.
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Nintendo Switch 'Flip Grip' Seeks Kickstarter Funding for Vertical-Mode Gaming

Nintendo Switch 'Flip Grip' Seeks Kickstarter Funding for Vertical-Mode Gaming

27 days ago   |   By IGN

Flip Grip is a new accessory on Kickstarter that's designed to allow the Nintendo Switch to be played in vertical mode while playing the system on the go.
On Kickstarter , accessory and apparel retailer Fangamer has outlined its solution to vertical gaming on the Switch. By flipping the Switch by 90 degrees, a whole host of games become much more accessible to play, including Ikaruga, Gunbird and more.
The project is being helmed by Jeremy Parish of the Retronauts podcast and hardware engineer Mike Choi. Fangamer has finished designing and prototyping the product, but in order to execute...
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A vertical case makes arcade games easier on Nintendo Switch

A vertical case makes arcade games easier on Nintendo Switch

27 days ago   |   By Engadget

A big part of the Nintendo Switch's appeal is its portability, but select games - typically older titles that originally debuted in arcade machines - are formatted vertically. Playing them horizontally leads to giant black bars on the sides, which...
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The best Nintendo Switch game you've never heard of is only $30 today

The best Nintendo Switch game you've never heard of is only $30 today

27 days ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

If you're a hardcore Nintendo Switch fan, you know about each and every game long before it comes out. If you're a bit more casual about your gaming though, there's a good chance that you might have missed one of the best releases of 2018. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle for the Nintendo Switch flew in under the radar for a lot of people, but it's actually an insanely fun game. Don't take our word for it though, because it's on sale today on Amazon at a deep discount. You'll pay just $29.99 right now for this $60 Switch title, and best of all it's a digital download so you can play it right...
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This Nintendo Switch accessory lets you play classic arcade games vertically

This Nintendo Switch accessory lets you play classic arcade games vertically

27 days ago   |   By The Verge

There have been a handful of excellent, classic arcade games released on the Nintendo Switch that are best played vertically, as was originally intended. Titles like Ikaruga , Pac-Man , and most recently the first proper port of Donkey Kong 's arcade iteration. There's only one problem: playing vertical games on the Switch is a nightmare, since the tablet's kickstand and controller slots don't support the format. But a new crowdfunded accessory could solve that problem.
It's called the Flip Grip, and it's essentially a grip that holds the Switch vertically, while the Joy-Con controllers...
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