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Nintendo Switch price will be released on January 12th

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Nintendo Switch price will be released on January 12th! By now, we shouldn’t be surprised by Nintendo’s way of revealing all the secrets of its new jewel: little by little. According to the company, during the Nintendo Switch Presentation of January 13th (the 12th in the US), everything will be revealed. During Nintendo’s live streaming, we’ll know how much and when Nintendo Switch will hit retailer stores.

So far, we know that Nintendo wants to release Nintendo Switch in March worldwide. So, even if it looks like we’ll need to wait for a while, it isn’t that long after all.

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Let’s Take a First Look at Nintendo Switch

Let’s take a first look at Nintendo Switch, Nintendo’s new home gaming system. After months in the dark with tons of speculation about what Nintendo would do, we’re now able to see this wonderful preview. This new home console hybrid is amazing: it’s like a PlayStation Vita, but it also is like a tablet! You can play with Nintendo Switch at home, but you can use it as a mobile console wherever you are. The console seems to include a tablet with docks for experiencing it as a traditional console and a new ultimate experience.

Since it has detachable controller modules, the console can be used by two people when outside home (or more if other people have another Nintendo Switch). The tablet also supports cartridges, so it seems that it will have a DS games feelings as well. But, we’ll need more information from Nintendo in the future. Will all games come in cartridges? Or, downloading will also be an option?

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BANDAI to Release Hanafuda Playing Cards with Saint Seiya Art on Them

Hanafuda is a type of Japanese card game played with a set of hanafuda cards (translates as “flower cards”) with a pretty picture of Japanese plants on each card. (Did you know Nintendo started out as a hanafuda company?)
A typical hanafuda set looks like this.



Now, Bandai is going to release hanafuda cards with Saint Seiya art on them. Even if you don’t know the game, the art style is extremely cool!

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Of course, if you learn how to play the game, this item would be extra cool! It’s simple to learn, and a fun game to play with friends. These hanafuda cards are made in traditional style following Nintendo’s instruction, with high quality boards, and come with a special edition die-cast Pandra Box to store them.

You can order this item through Rinkya Store! (Item specifics on Bandai’s website)
The item will be shipped in February, 2014.