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Nintendo Switch sold over 92 million worldwide to date

Recent games like The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD also moved millions of units. Nintendo’s recent financial report (via Gematsu) touted the fast-selling Nintendo Switch’s success, having sold over 92 million systems to date. That’s including 3.83 million Switch hardware units it sold in Q2. Software sales are also thriving, with over 681 million games sold, 48.6 million of which were in the last sales quarter. Specific game lifetime sales were also shared, with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe predictably taking the top slot with 38.74 million sold. Perhaps more amazing, though, is the #2 slot being Animal Crossing: New…

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Best of 2020: Astro’s Playroom, and Tom’s other GOTY picks

I thought Astro’s Playroom was going to be a throwaway pack-in title. I was wrong.Given that the PS5 had big hitters Spider-Man Miles Morales and Demon’s Souls arrive alongside it, Astro’s Playroom being my favorite launch game is hugely surprising. I figured it would be a gimmick-fest: a few bleeps and bloops out of the DualSense speaker, turn the controller to move a robot’s head from side to side, kind of thing. What I got was a wonderful ode to PlayStation and the best example yet of what the future of video games could feel like.Astro’s Playroom is undoubtedly what…