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SADES releases GameCube-style Joy-Con for Switch

Switch Cubed

Well this is certainly a unique design. SADES is playing up the nostalgia factor with its GameCube-Style Joy-Con for Switch. The pair will cost you $60, and you can get more details on the controllers below.

- Unique Game Cube design button, hours of comfortable game play with curve ergonomically designed grips.
- The wireless Home button wakes up the host, which provides quick and convenient.
- Built-in near field communication NFC function for Amiibo. The dual strong vibration motor will bring you a different experience in the game.
- Two Joy Con can be used independently in each hand, or together as One game Controller when attached to the Joy Con grip.
- Randomly updated. Includes 1 Micro USB cables for charging purposes. Compatible with Nintendo Switch as a Replacement for Joy Cons.

Grab yours here (thanks Andreslop24!)

You could win $700 if you help out with the Simpsons: Hit & Run speedrunning community

Money can be exchanged for goods and services

Speedrunners are constantly looking for ways to get through a game faster, and the gang taking on Simpsons: Hit & Run has hit a rather nasty speedbump. In order to buy all the vehicles and outfits needed to complete the game, you'll have to gather 14,500 coins. As of right now, there's no quick way to do that. Speedrunners spend roughly 20 minutes grinding out coins to use later in the run, and they're tired of it! That's why a reward is being offered to someone who can help.

Think you can find a way for speedrunners to skip all this grinding? Can you come up with an alternate route, glitch, or trick to skip over the coin collecting? If so, you might want to get in touch with the team behind the video above. They're offering $700 to whoever can fix their speedrunning issue, as they can't find a solution on their own. Best of luck to anyone who gives it a go!

Sonic Mania composer shares a remix of Sonic Adventure's "Station Square"

Ah, memories

Sonic Mania composer Tee Lopes is showing the Sonic franchise even more love with some remixes of classic Sonic tunes. First up in the collection is "Station Square"from Sonic Adventure. Now why is Lopes sharing these tracks, and why is SEGA promoting them? Is it all just for fun, or are we building up to something else? I'll let you ponder that while you listen!

The Simpsons: Hit & Run producer is up for a remake/remaster

Now with a new hat!

The Simpsons: Hit and Run was one of the few licensed Simpsons games that was actually a fun experience, and did a lot with the license. Many players have fond memories of the game, and would love an excuse to revisit it on today's platforms. Could a remake or remaster ever happen? In an interview with the Lad Bible, producer Vlad Ceraldi says he'd be up for it.

"I could see it on multiple different types of platforms as a remake or remaster. It would have to take the parties who are in charge of the property to want that to happen and someone out there to decide that they were going to go out and do it. But absolutely, it would be fun to explore those characters and that universe again, that work again."

SEGA runs Twitter poll pertaining to more Super Monkey Ball remakes, as well as a new installment

How about all of them?!

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD is relasing for Switch in the near future, and it seems SEGA has Monkey Ball on the brain. The Japanese Twitter account for SEGA currently has a poll running that's asking fans what they want to see when it comes to the Monkey Ball franchise. The poll includes choices for remakes of Super Monkey Ball 1 & 2, a 3DS/Vita remake, a remake of Super Monkey Ball Adventure, or a brand-new title altogether. Go cast your vote here!

How to get a GameCube adapter working with the Switch Lite

Yes, it can happen

Andre challenged Steve to find a way to get a Gamecube controller working on the Switch Lite, and it turned out to be easier than he expected! Check out how to do it yourself here!

Brook releasing Switch dock with 2 GameCube controller ports

Dock-rocking feat

Well here's a unique Switch dock for you. Brook, which has released a number of Switch accessories, has a new dock in the works for the platform. This 'Power Bay' dock has HDMI out, 2 GameCube controller ports, 2 USB ports, and Bluetooth connectivity! No word on when it's coming out, but it'll be on display at TGS 2019.

My Nintendo Store in Japan restocking GameCube controllers (UPDATE)

Sure to go quickly

The My Nintendo Store in Japan is going to make a lot of Smash Bros. fans happy, as they're planning to restock the GameCube controller. This is the version with the Smash Bros. logo front-and-center. The only bad news is that the controller isn't set to ship until Dec. 2019!

UPDATE - The GameCube controller adapter will also see a restock, set to ship in December.

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess manga's 7th volume hits Japan on Aug. 28th, 2019

Twilight time

While the Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess manga is busy charting here in the states, the series continues its run over in Japan. The seventh installment, which you can see the cover for above, has been given a release date in Japan of Aug. 28th, 2019. It'll come to the states as well, but it's going to take quite some time for that to happen!

Smash Bros. tournament to provide therapy dogs to help players dealing with performance anxiety

Heavy petting

An upcoming Smash Bros. tournament is going to be adding in therapy dogs for players to utilize. These dogs will be on-hand for players to spend some time with both before and after their tournament action in order to ease any anxiety they have. All together, there will be 5 different dogs on-hand providing some escape for nervous players.

I'm down with Smash Bros. tournaments in general, but throw some dogs in there, and it turns into must-attend event to me!

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