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TodaySun, 26th May 2019

  • News Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Is Being Ported To The PlayStation 4 And PC

    Suda teasing another announcement for E3

    Remember earlier this month we heard how Goichi 'Suda51' Suda would be appearing on a panel at MomoCon 2019 to make a special announcement? Well, it turns out the Switch title Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes will be making its way across to the PlayStation 4 and PC. No release date has been provided and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Suda51
    • No More Heroes
  • News The N64 Version Of Joanna Dark Joins The Totaku Collection This September

    Relive the glory days

    If you still have fond memories of the original Perfect Dark game on the Nintendo 64, you'll likely be interested to hear Totaku has announced a figurine based on the Carrington Institute agent, Joanna Dark. This particular figurine is expected to join the series later on this year in September and follows on from the previous...

    • Retro
    • Rare
    • Nintendo 64
    • Totaku

YesterdaySat, 25th May 2019

  • News Star Ocean: First Departure R Announced For Nintendo Switch

    The PSP remake returns in high definition

    Square Enix has announced Star Ocean: First Departure R will be released on the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in the near future. This particular version of the action role-playing game was first launched on the PlayStation Portable in 2007. The enhanced PSP iteration is based on the Super Famicom Star...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
  • News Square Enix Teasing Dragon Quest Surprise In Upcoming Issue Of Weekly Shonen Jump

    All will be revealed next month

    Dragon Quest games aren't exactly in short supply on Nintendo systems. Over the years, we've received multiple entries and spin-offs in the series. Looking ahead to later on in the year, we have Dragon Quest Builders 2 and Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition coming to the Switch. If...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Dragon Quest
    • Square Enix
    • Japan
    • Jump
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (May 25th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    Once again, we've made it all the way to the end of a busy week. We've had all the leaked images and info for Mario Kart Tour and a controversial Pokémon competition to keep an eye on over the last few days, but now it's time to sit down and chat about the games we'll be playing over the weekend. Several Team...

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • News Former Rare Developer Shares New Details About Conker's Cancelled Sequel

    The game we never got to play

    Conker's Bad Fur Day designer Chris Seavor has once again taken to Twitter to share new details about the sequel that never saw the light of day. Well before the open-world multiplayer game Sea of Thieves, Rare had plans for a direct follow-up to Conker's original and mature-themed outing on the Nintendo 64. According...

    • Retro
    • Rare
    • Conker
    • Nintendo 64
    • Chris Seavor
  • News Strictly Limited Releasing Brazil-Inspired Beat 'Em Up 99Vidas In Physical Form

    Bring it!

    Last November, the developer and publisher QUByte released 99Vidas on the Switch eShop. The 16-bit title was created in conjunction with 99Vidas - Brazil's most popular video game podcast - and aimed to recreate the magic of the beat 'em up golden era, when games such as Final Fight, Double Dragon,

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Let's Play Realm Royale On The Nintendo Switch

    Don't be a chicken

    After months of rumours and leaks, Realm Royale has finally been released on the Nintendo Switch. Thanks to the lovely people over at Hi-Rez Studios, our senior video producer Alex Olney has been able to take an early look at the Founder's Pack offering. If you haven't heard about this game before, it's described as a class-based...

    • Video
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Hi-Rez

Friday24th May 2019

  • Guide Zelda: Breath Of The Wild All Shrine Locations Walkthrough And Map

    Time to bulk up your hearts and stamina

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an incredible game, both in terms of critical acclaim and sheer size. Few aspects of Link's latest sprawling adventure exemplify this as well as the sheer number of shrines - miniature dungeons focused solely on puzzle solving. Finding all of the shrines in Breath of...

    • Guides
    • Zelda
    • Breath of the Wild
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Wii U
  • Feature Best Zelda Games

    Where does your favourite sit in the list?

    What are the best Zelda games? Ranking The Legend of Zelda series is one heck of an undertaking. Bar a couple of exceptions, each entry is pretty much a classic at this point, and many remain fixed as best games on the console that parented them. With that in mind, just how do you rank them from best to...

    • Features
    • Guides
    • The Legend of Zelda
    • Zelda
  • Guide Best Nintendo Switch Controllers

    Play in comfort and style

    The Nintendo Switch is an incredibly versatile console, with many different controller options to suit your mood. When playing in handheld mode, nothing beats the convenience of the Joy-Con of course, but when docked on in tabletop mode there are a plethora of controller choices on the market these days for your...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Controllers
    • Features
    • Accessories
  • News Famitsu Shares New Screenshot Of The Battle System In Game Freak's Upcoming Switch RPG

    Lovely stuff

    Yesterday, we found out how Game Freak is attempting to create something "more exciting" than Pokémon in its upcoming Switch RPG, tentatively titled Town. Unfortunately, there's been little to no information about this new project since its

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Famitsu
    • Game Freak
  • News Physical Super Mario Maker 2 Goodies Are Available For Free On My Nintendo In Japan

    Can we move to Japan yet?

    At this point, we could probably write a 10,000-word essay on why Nintendo should either bring Club Nintendo back from the dead or reintroduce physical rewards through the My Nintendo service in the west. Sadly, we can't see it making a comeback any time soon, so we'll just have to jealously admire the gifts available to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
    • My Nintendo
    • Japan
  • News So Long Ouya, We Hardly Knew Ye

    Gone and forgotten

    Reflect on 2013 and you might remember the Android-based console known as the Ouya. It was one of the earlier tech success stories on Kickstarter and marketed itself as a direct competitor to modern video game systems of the time, such as the Wii U. It also openly publicised the fact it could emulate traditional consoles such as...

    • Ouya
    • Hardware
    • Nvidia
  • News Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition Out Today On Switch, Fatal Bullet Due In August

    Sword Art On Switch

    Today sees the release of Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition on Nintendo Switch. To celebrate, Bandai Namco has shared a brand new launch trailer. The game sees you joining Kirito, Asuna, Leafa, and other familiar faces from the series, as you jump into a new virtual reality massively multiplayer online...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Digital Foundry Explores The Performance Of Resident Evil 4, 1 And 0 On Switch

    Handheld supreme?

    If you're hoping to find out exactly how all of the newly ported Resident Evil games run on Switch, you'll be pleased to know that the technical boffins over at Digital Foundry have examined each game in lovely video form. Interestingly, Digital Foundry noticed that Resident Evil 4 runs at 900p when docked, as opposed to the PS4...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Video
  • Talking Point Why Nintendo Is Right To Be Cautious With Mobile

    Unsavoury aspects of the mobile sector limit cross-platform potential

    After years of denying any interest and avoiding the issue, Nintendo has become a fully committed mobile developer. Yes, having the company mascot appear in its first game was a strong signal of how serious it took the mobile platform, but that was just dipping its toe – its...

    • Talking Point
    • Features
    • Nintendo
    • Mobile
  • Review Gunlord X - Top-Notch Old-School Blasting Action

    Praise the Lord

    The Switch has become home to an absolute smorgasbord of retro-inspired games. Whilst a lot of these may rarely be worth a second glance, a select few – such as Dead Cells and Undertale – might very well become some of your all-time favourites. Gunlord X likely won't be on your radar at all, but it really should be. Its very...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Gunlord X
  • News Dead Or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet "Basic Free Edition" Arrives At The End Of This Month

    Can you resist?

    Fancy a beach holiday? How about a free trip to New Zach Island in Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet? Soon you'll be able to visit paradise on your Nintendo Switch when Koei Tecmo releases the "Basic Free Edition" of Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet on the Japanese eShop at the end of this month. Provided you have access to a Japanese...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Dead or Alive
    • Koei Tecmo
    • Japan
  • News Team Sonic Racing Drops Opening Cutscene On Switch Due To "Cartridge Size Restrictions"

    Saving space

    Team Sonic Racing on the Switch is slightly different from its PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC counterparts. When you boot up these other versions of the game, you're greeted with a beautiful opening cinematic of Sonic and the gang speeding around a track. In the Switch release, this cutscene is noticeably absent. The reason for this,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sega
    • Sonic
  • News The Sonic Movie Gets Delayed Until 2020 To Get Things 'Just Right'

    VFX artists breathe a sigh of relief

    Following the epic backlash from Sonic fans the world over after the debut trailer for the hedgehog's upcoming movie, director Jeff Fowler vowed to change the controversial design. It seems that the VFX artists actually doing the work thankfully have a little more time to get it right this time. While many Sonic...

    • Sonic
    • Movies
    • Sega
  • Video Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 X-Men Trailer Reveals New Characters

    Some playable, others not?

    Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order is rapidly approaching, with that tasty 19th July release date getting ever closer. To get us all hyped and ready for the game, Nintendo has shared a new X-Men-focused trailer. Aside from being all dramatic and epic in equal measure, the trailer has confirmed the appearance of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Video
  • Review Baba Is You - A Truly Unique Puzzler That Will Train Or Maim Your Brain

    If Baba is you, then who is me?

    Every week, the Switch eShop is bombarded by an onslaught of new releases. Often, a good majority of them end up being games that were ported over from a previous generation, or more shovelware that could easily be found on your mother's smartphone. Because of all of the noise, many unique games can go unnoticed or...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Baba Is You
  • Feature Hi-Rez Studios On Bringing Realm Royale To Switch

    We chat with the team behind this fantasy take on the battle royale genre

    Following weeks of rumours and leaks suggesting that Hi-Rez Studios was bringing its free-to-play battle royale Realm Royale to Switch, we can exclusively confirm that the game is coming to Nintendo's console. It joins team-based first-person shooter Paladins and MOBA

    • Features
    • Interview
    • Exclusive
    • Switch eShop
    • Hi-Rez
  • News Battle Worlds: Kronos Brings 60 Hours Of Turn-Based Strategy Gameplay To Switch

    Inspired by Advance Wars

    THQ Nordic has revealed that turn-based strategy game Battle Worlds: Kronos is headed to Nintendo Switch next month. You can get a quick look at the game in the newly released trailer above; inspired by the likes of Battle Isle, Advance Wars and Panzer General, this one originally launched on Steam back in 2013. The Switch...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Yet Another Free Minigame Has Been Released For Nintendo Labo VR Kit

    Third time's the charm

    Nintendo has released another minigame for the Nintendo Labo VR Kit, seemingly aiming to give buyers new ways to play and inspiration to create their own masterpieces. This third release is called Sushi Board and appears to involve a cute little robot who needs to head off on a journey to collect fish (and presumably dish up...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Labo
    • VR
  • Video Watch 20 Minutes Of The Adventure Mode In Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

    Out next month

    It's been a wild time for fans of the kart racing genre recently. Earlier this week Sega released Team Sonic Racing and Nintendo followed this up with the beta for Mario Kart Tour on mobile devices. If this wasn't already enough kart racing action to keep you entertained for the rest of the year, next month Activision is launching...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Konami Adds TATE Mode Support To Its Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection

    Play the proper way

    If there's one extra feature that should probably be included in more re-releases, remasters and remakes on the Switch, it's TATE mode. The design of Nintendo's system means it is incredibly easy to play games upright when you slide off the Joy-Con. One recent release that failed to include this option was Konami's Arcade...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
    • Konami
  • News Slay The Spire Brings Single-Player Deck Building To The Switch This June

    Mixing card and roguelikes together

    In August last year, Mega Crit and Humble Bundle announced the hit "card/roguelike" title Slay the Spire was coming to the Switch in 2019. Almost a year later, the developer has now revealed the game will become playable "on-the-go" on 6th June for $24.99. Here's what Mega Crit had to say about the announcement...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News This Lovely 'Legend Of Dragon Quest' Book Is Available Now

    Both standard and collector's editions available

    If you're a fan of Dragon Quest who just so happens to like reading up on your favourite games (which we hope you do, considering your visiting this very site!) then this book might well be perfect for you. From journalist Daniel Andreyev, 'The Legend of Dragon Quest' is available now in both...

    • Dragon Quest
    • Merchandise
  • News Super Neptunia RPG Gets New Batch Of Battle Screenshots And Fresh Details

    Arrives on Switch next month

    Super Neptunia RPG is only a month or so away from launching on Switch and to get fans hyped for its release, Idea Factory has shared a huge batch of new battle screenshots and more details to tell us more about the game. Let's start off with the new info, which talks us through how Elements, your Goddess Form, and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Cyberpunk Puzzler Hyperforma Comes To Switch This Year With Brand New Co-Op Mode

    Hack your way to victory

    Russian indie developer HeroCraft has announced that its cyberpunk puzzle game, Hyperforma, is set to launch on Nintendo Switch later this year. The game is said to contain a "captivating story" which focuses on a lone explorer making his journey into a relic cyberspace called 'Ancient Network', hoping to reveal the secrets...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop

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