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Nintendo is bringing a ‘Splatoon 2’ Switch bundle to the US next month

Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 bundle

Introduced in Europe and Japan earlier this summer, the Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 bundle is finally making its way West. On Thursday, Nintendo announced that Walmart will be the exclusive retail partner for the bundle in the US -- a bundle which includes a download code for Splatoon 2, a Splatoon-themed carrying case for the console and Joy-Con controllers in Neon Pink and Neon Green.

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Nintendo Switch consoles are still warping while sitting in the dock

Nintendo Switch warping

All things considered, the launch of the Nintendo Switch was relatively smooth.

Other than the supply problems, the only major issue at launch came in the form of the left Joy-Con controller failing to pair with the console. Nintendo addressed the issue, but in the weeks following the March launch, another, far more sinister complication began to rear its head: Some Switch owners were beginning to notice that their consoles were bending in half, as if pressure had been applied. Months later, a new report claims that the warping of Switch consoles never stopped.

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GameStop has Nintendo Switch consoles available in stores and online today

Nintendo Switch GameStop

For quite some time now, people looking to get their hands on a Nintendo Switch in any kind of timely fashion have only had one option: spending a little extra cash and ordering a Nintendo Switch with Gray Joy-Con or a Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy-Con from Amazon. Prices have dropped a great deal lately so it doesn't sting quite as bad as it used to, but now there's another option for people who simply refuse to pay a premium. Today — and likely today only, considering how quickly they'll likely sell out — GameStop will have Nintendo Switch consoles in stock in its stores across the country. Switches will also be available for purchase online, and you'll find everything you need to know in this post.

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Nintendo is being sued over the design of the Switch’s detachable controllers

Nintendo Switch lawsuit

This week, video game accessory maker Gamevice filed a lawsuit against Nintendo alleging that the Japanese company infringed on its patents with the design of the detachable Joy-Con controllers on the Switch. Gamevice is not only demanding that Switch sales be halted, but that Nintendo award it damages for the "irreparable injury" that has been caused since the launch of the Switch.

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Watch ‘Half-Life 2’ running on a Nintendo Switch with the Rainway app

Nintendo Switch Rainway app

Over the weekend, Rainway developer Andrew Sampson shared more footage of app in action, running Half-Life 2 on his Nintendo Switch. We first covered Rainway back in April, when Sampson revealed that he was working on a version of the app -- which leverages the power of PCs to stream games on a variety of devices -- for the Switch. He appears to have made significant progress since then.

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