Sean Buckley

Associate Editor
Sean has a nasty habit of disassembling nearby gadgets. Although he usually gets everything reassembled in adequate working order, you probably shouldn't lend him your phone. He's a lifelong gamer, a comic-book nerd, and an Eagle Boy Scout. A fortune cookie promised him he would one day work at Engadget. What else is there to know?

Articles by Sean Buckley

08.04.17
Turn your smartphone into a Game Boy with Hyperkin’s Smartboy
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Turn your smartphone into a Game Boy with Hyperkin’s Smartboy

A weird but fun way for retro game collectors to play Nintendo’s portable classics.

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07.20.17
Nintendo's solution for online voice chat feels half-baked
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Nintendo's solution for online voice chat feels half-baked

The company's Switch Online app is an inelegant solution for a problem that was already solved. 

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07.18.17
'Splatoon 2' is a cautious but excellent evolution of the original
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'Splatoon 2' is a cautious but excellent evolution of the original

Everything that made the original 'Splatoon' great is back, but so are its failings.

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07.14.17
Nintendo’s New 2DS XL is the closest you’ll ever get to a ‘3DS XL Lite’
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Nintendo’s New 2DS XL is the closest you’ll ever get to a ‘3DS XL Lite’

Smaller, lighter, cheaper but not universally better. 

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Uncovering the intersection of art and technology - Nov 16, 2017
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07.06.17
The 'Splatoon 2' multiplayer web portal heads to the Nintendo app
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The 'Splatoon 2' multiplayer web portal heads to the Nintendo app

View match stats, buy in-game gear and manage voice-chat from your smartphone.

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06.26.17
Here's what Nintendo needs to do to make the SNES Classic great 
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Here's what Nintendo needs to do to make the SNES Classic great 

Hopefully, it learned its lesson with the mini NES. 

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