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  • News Chucklefish Reveals Wargroove: Double Trouble, A Free DLC Update "With Co-Op Play In Mind"

    Physical Deluxe Edition arrives 29th October

    Chucklefish has finally lifted the lid on its upcoming DLC for Wargroove. It's officially titled Wargroove: Double Trouble and is entirely free. This new content is designed with "co-op play in mind" and adds a new story and three new Outlaw Commanders. They include the mighty Wulfar, the trouble-making...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
  • News Y-Axis Inversion Update Released For Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast

    The force is strong with this one

    Last month, Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast popped up on the Switch eShop, following a surprise Nintendo Direct announcement. As exciting as it was, if you read our Nintendo Life review, you'll know how it was a little rough around the edges. Apart from the game not including multiplayer, the lack of...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Star Wars
  • News This Limited Run Switch eShop Game Is Currently On Sale For Just 9 Cents

    98% off!

    If you've got some leftover credit from a previous Switch eShop transaction and aren't sure how to spend it, the retro-inspired "action/platformer/RPG-lite" Revenge of the Bird King might be worth checking out. It's developed by M7 Games, published by Limited Run Games, and is currently 98% off its regular price of $4.99 on the North...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News Regirock, Regice And Registeel Return To Raids In Pokémon GO

    Prepare for a colossal discovery

    Between 1st to 4th November, Regirock, Regice, and Registeel are reuniting in Pokémon GO. If you haven't already caught these legendaries, the returning raids will give you another chance to add the formidable forces of nature to your Pokédex. The colossal pocket monster Regigigas will also be appearing in EX...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon GO
    • Mobile
  • News Stranger Things Turns Rocket League Upside Down In New Collab Event

    Update: The event is now live!

    Update - Tue 15th Oct, 2019 02:05 BST: The 2019 Haunted Hallows event featuring Stranger Things is now officially underway. The full patch notes for Version 1.68 – including new content, changes and updates and bug fixes – can be viewed over on the official Rocket League website. This event ends on 11th November...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Rocket League
    • Stranger Things
  • News Classic Nintendo Mini Game Released In 1974 Found After 20-Year Search

    49 down, one to go

    Before becoming a juggernaut in the video game industry, Nintendo got its start manufacturing and distributing hanafuda cards. There was also a period between 1971 - 1976 when the company created a mini game toy series, comprised of 50 different games in total. One of these is supposedly called "Driving Shot"...

    • Nintendo
    • Retro

YesterdayMon, 14th Oct 2019

  • News A Revised Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Has Been Spotted In Stores

    But it doesn't look like much has changed

    Over the last few days, we've been seeing reports of a new, revised Switch Pro Controller model being spotted in stores. With the recent Switch console revision being pretty significant, some will no doubt expect that a new Pro Controller could be worth picking up too, but it doesn't actually seem like all...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Hardware
  • Review Baldur's Gate And Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Editions - Two RPG Classics On The Go

    Bhaal of the Lights

    The Switch has seen some excellent RPG action in recent months, with Pillars of Eternity and Divinity: Original Sin 2 to name just two of the heavy hitters landing on the eShop in quick succession. Nintendo’s portable platform certainly feels like a perfect home for these epic adventures, with players able to dip in and out of...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Baldurs Gate
  • News Super Nintendo World's Construction Is Coming Along Nicely, New Photos Appear

    Here's a sneak peek

    As you'll likely know already if you keep a regular eye on our site, a 'Super Nintendo World' theme park is planned to open next year at Universal Studios, Japan. Construction started a while ago, but more and more photographs are starting to appear, giving us an early look at how it's all shaping up. The snaps have been taken...

    • Nintendo
    • Super Mario
    • Universal
  • News Here's Your First Look At Pokémon Sword And Shield's Title Screen

    A sneak Pik-achu... (sorry)

    We might still be a whole month away from getting our hands on Pokémon Sword and Shield, but today keeps bringing nice little surprises for those who are super keen on the franchise. Earlier, we found out the games' file size, and now we have our first glimpse at both games' title screens. The images have been shared...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Pokémon Sword And Shield File Size Seemingly Revealed Ahead Of Release

    Digital buyers take note

    It looks like we may have stumbled across the file size for Pokémon Sword and Shield earlier than expected, all thanks to the early appearance of a download card. Twitter user @MIN428 has shared the following image online, showing off a download card for the upcoming games that was found in a retail store. These cards are...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Digital Foundry Delivers Its Verdict On The Witcher 3 On Switch

    Switcher weeeee!

    The Witcher 3 arrives on a Nintendo Switch near you tomorrow and, as you may already know if you've checked out our review, anyone who has yet to sample the delights of The Continent is in for a treat. The Switch version might not hold up to direct comparison with other versions on more powerful, non-portable consoles, but...

    • Video
    • Witcher 3
    • Digital Foundry
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Your Fortnite V-Bucks And Items Are Safe Despite The Game's Disappearance, Says Nintendo

    Swirling around in the black hole probably

    Fortnite may well be completely missing in action and unavailable to play, but Nintendo has reassured fans that their V-Bucks and in-game items are perfectly safe. Yesterday saw what has turned out to be the most spectacular of the game's live events to date, with a huge explosion of sorts seemingly wiping...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fortnite
  • News Lack Of Animal Crossing Getting You Down? These New Horizons Booth Photos Should Help

    Shots from Nintendo Live 2019

    It's a tough time to be an Animal Crossing fan - sure, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is there to keep you company, and Animal Crossing: New Leaf has enough to do to last a lifetime, but we know what you're really after: Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The game m

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
  • News SteamWorld Dev Image & Form To Release Anthill On Nintendo Switch This Month

    A handheld-only experience

    Launching later this month on Nintendo Switch is Anthill, a strategy game from the studio behind the wonderful SteamWorld franchise. Anthill originally launched back in 2011, appearing on smartphones and tablets via Android and iOS. The whole thing is actually based on the real-world behaviour of ants; players must direct...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Video Nintendo Just Held An Hour-Long Splatoon Concert With K.K. Slider As The Support Act

    What a line up!

    Forget the million-seller chart-toppers. Forget that band who have been your favourite since your teenage years. This right here is the concert you've been waiting for. As part of the Nintendo Live 2019 event which took place over the weekend, Nintendo held a concert starring Callie, Marie, Pearl, and Marina of Splatoon fame. As...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon
    • Animal Crossing
    • Video
  • News Pokémon GO Has All Sorts Of Treats Planned For Halloween This Year

    More Ghost and Dark types to appear

    October is upon us, bringing its usual dreary weather along for the ride, and that means that Halloween is just around the corner. As usual, Pokémon GO will be celebrating the event in style and developer Niantic has now revealed exactly what will be going down. Everything's kicking off from Thursday 17th...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon GO
    • Mobile
  • UK Charts FIFA 20 Scores Third Week At Number One As Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Races Into Third

    Zelda falls to seventh

    UK chart data is now in for the week ending 12th October, revealing that FIFA 20 is sitting at the top of the table for the third week in a row. The game stays ahead of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Breakpoint which was another non-mover in second, while Mario Kart 8 Deluxe saw a nice boost to see it blast past other games into...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • FIFA
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News Hit The Skids With Inertial Drift, A Twin-Stick Arcade Racer On Switch Next Spring

    Joy-Con drift done right

    Developer Level 91 has announced a brand new arcade racer that goes by the name of Inertial Drift, coming to Switch (and other platforms) in Spring 2020. The announcement trailer above gives you a good idea of the style of sideways racing thrills and spills to expect, including some twin-stick drifting controls that'll have...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Inertial Drift

Sunday13th Oct 2019

  • News And Just Like That, Fortnite Is No More

    Ending with a bang

    For the last couple of years, Fortnite has been the biggest game in the world. Now, it's gone. Today saw the end of Fortnite's tenth in-game season, with a spectacular live event taking place which was expected to tease the start of Season 11 and perhaps an entirely new map for players to explore. The live event took place as...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fortnite
  • Reminder Nintendo's Huge Switch Sale Ends Today, Up To 80% Off 150 Games (Europe)

    Some cracking offers available

    Update: (13th Oct, 16:00 BST): As a reminder, the Highlights of Nintendo eShop Sale is ending today. Consider this your final warning to grab all of these wonderful games at their current low prices. Original Article (26th Sep, 15:15 BST): Nintendo of Europe is offering another mighty sale on the Switch eShop, with...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sales
    • Europe
  • News CoroCoro Poster Reveals Full Scale Of The Wild Area In Pokémon Sword And Shield

    Get ready to explore

    One of the new features in Pokémon Sword and Shield is the wild area. This makes up a sizable chunk of the game and connects up all the different areas and points of interest. Of course, you can also encounter wild Pokémon in this location. While a number of presentations have already shown this open-world section, images of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Pokemon
  • News Get Upto 75% Off Bandai Namco Games In This Super Switch eShop Sale (North America)

    Powerful savings

    Bandai Namco is currently holding a huge sale on the Switch eShop in North America and has cut some games by 75%. In addition to the below games on sale, there is plenty of DLC available for half price. This covers games like Dragon Ball and Taiko no Tatsujin: Drun 'n' Fun! The sale ends on October 21st, so be sure to take...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Bandai Namco
    • Sales
    • North America
  • News Undertale Song Pack Arrives In Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun! As Paid DLC

    Includes three tracks and four difficulties

    Update - Sun 13th Oct, 2019 10:55 BST: Following the reveal in September, the Undertale-themed songs for Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun! have now been released worldwide. The pack will set you back £2.49 / $3.99 and includes three tracks – Megalovania, Heartache and Hopes and Dreams – and four...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • DLC
    • Bandai Namco
    • Undertale
  • News CD Projekt Red "Probably" Won't Port Cyberpunk 2077 To Nintendo Switch

    But will look into it

    At PAX Australia this week, CD Projekt Red's Krakow head John Mamis was asked by GameSpot about the possibility of the Polish company's next big release Cyberpunk 2077 getting ported across to the Switch in the near future. While anything is possible now that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition is being released on...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • CD Projekt Red
    • PAX Australia
  • Feature How Pirate Television Helped Sega Beat Nintendo In The UK

    "We were The Rolling Stones to Nintendo's Beatles"

    The year is 1992. In a typical British household a typical British family is huddled around the television, still unsure about what has just transpired during the ad break of their typical British soap opera. Nestled among the traditional commercials for washing powder and breakfast cereal is a...

    • Features
    • Sega
    • UK
    • Retro
  • Video Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition Is "A Superb Conversion" For Switch

    "Everything you could hope for"

    Earlier this month, the Ultimate Edition of Sniper Elite 3 arrived on the Switch. We gave the third-person tactical shooter game seven out of ten stars and said it was a well worth a look, despite its shortcomings. The tech experts over at Digital Foundry have now had some time to investigate the Nintendo version of...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Digital Foundry
  • Poll Box Art Brawl #12 - Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse

    Another crack of the whip from Konami

    And we're back with Box Art Brawl, the series where box art variants from other sides of the planet meet up and fail to work out their differences without resorting to physical violence. Last week was a particularly bloodthirsty bout with Final Fight taking itself down to Chinatown. Despite flaws in each of the...

    • Poll
    • Box Art Brawl
    • Retro
    • Castlevania
  • Review Mable & The Wood - A Metroidvania That Sadly Fails To Excite

    It’s morphin’ time!

    Mable & The Wood is yet another example of a game with huge potential that’s somehow been mostly squandered thanks to poor execution. It takes the tried-and-tested idea of shape-shifting (famously utilised in games like Altered Beast and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess) and runs with it, moulding its exploration...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Mable & The Wood

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