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Here's what you need to know for Saturday, Nov. 2

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Nintendo suspends Swapnote service, users abusing photo sharing features

Nintendo has suspended Swapnote's SpotPass feature worldwide because a number of users — many of them minors — were using the service to share inappropriate materials. As of Thursday night, Nintendo 3DS players can no longer receive and send messages to one another through the app.

Android to Xbox 360: What can the PS4's DualShock 4 control?

What can't this little guy do? Turns out many things, but it can also do a lot more. We tested the PlayStation 4's controller with a number of different systems, from PC to Ouya to the Xbox 360 and tablets. Our findings may surprise you, and we even walk you through how to pair your shiny new DualShock 4 to the devices it can sync up with.

Is it too late to get a next-gen console for the holidays?

If you haven't pre-ordered a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One by now, you may be flat out of luck. Or not, depending on where you look. Our latest next-gen primer details where consumers still have a chance of getting a next-gen console before the holidays.