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There are plenty of themed Switch cases in the wild, and some of them are pretty schmick. But if you'd like something that's a little more tasteful, these might be up your alley.

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The Nintendo Switch exists, and is a fantastic gaming system that you can, in a pinch, play in a bar, a car, or on the train. Phones exist too, and the games on them are better than ever. So why the hell should you own anything else? Because games. The Switch's library is still small, and smartphones still lack those games you can get lost in for days. So if you want a mobile system that can go anywhere and play some of the best games ever designed, you need something from the Nintendo 3DS family, which despite being seven years old, shows no signs of being at the end of its life any time soon.

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Hey! Pikmin, you are a disappointing game. Kotaku features editor Chris Kohler and I recently discussed our disappointment in this week's 3DS/2DS adventure that neither of us has been compelled to complete. He's halfway, I'm earlier in and even with the help of Captain Olimar, we just can't find the old Pikmin magic.

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Hyper-realistic images are becoming a thing in Splatoon 2, so I decided to make my very own. All it took was an image editor and five hours of squinting, cursing and hand cramps.

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While the portability of the Switch is a big drawcard, and the lineup of released and announced first-party games is looking good, the platform is still missing something massive.

Wii Tennis.

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For $US13 ($16), the recently released Wii U game A Day At The Carnival doesn't give you much. The mini-game collection takes place in a desolate wasteland, with nothing to be seen except gravel, sky, and oddly coloured tents. Sound will only come from the Wii U controller's speakers. Sometimes, its graphics don't fit on the screen. If you decide to play skeeball, good luck figuring out how to aim. If you throw the ball, you can't even see where it lands.

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The screenshot above shows the results of a Splatoon 2 match I played over the weekend. You'll notice my team won by a tenth of a per cent. If you look closely, you'll also notice how the other team could've stopped us.

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Just about any headset you can use with a phone or tablet can be used with Nintendo's Switch app to chat with friends during rounds of Splatoon 2. You don't have to pick up Hori's official licensed headset, but there are a couple of reasons you might want to.

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After finding 98.59 per cent of everything Breath of the Wild had to offer, programmer and mathematician Axel Wagner was stumped. He had to find that last 1.41 per cent. Manually trying to identify the last few locations using an online map got him to 99.58 per cent, but turned out to be too error-prone, leaving Wagner with one option — a Hilbert curve.