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  • UK Charts Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition Goes Straight To Number One

    With Animal Crossing close behind

    UK chart data is now in for the week ending 30th May, revealing that Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition has debuted at number one. It's not often you see a single-platform JRPG at the top of the UK charts, but as you can see for yourself below, last week's Xenoblade rerelease has managed to do just that. It...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xenoblade
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News Amazon France Strikes Again With Another Mystery Nintendo Switch Game Listing

    This time for Koch Media

    Amazon France is the gift that keeps on giving right now. The online retailer posted multiple mystery product listings for upcoming Switch games last week, with with Bethesda, Ubisoft, Warner Bros., Take 2 and even Nintendo

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Amazon
    • Koch Media

YesterdaySun, 31st May 2020

  • Feature 10 Years Later, We Return To Our Abandoned Animal Crossing: Wild World Village

    Never go back?

    Was it Jack Reacher or someone else who said "Never go back"? We forget, but when it comes to video games, nostalgia trips can be a disappointment. Some gems hold up beautifully, while others are irreparably tarnished by Mother Time and Father Progress and can't measure up to your treasured memories. Old games, fondly remembered, may...

    • Features
    • Animal Crossing
  • News New Amazon Listing Teases Second Unannounced Take-Two Game For Switch

    The listings don't stop

    June is an incredibly exciting time for the video game industry, but this year things will obviously be quite different. Despite the cancellation of E3, there'll still be plenty of reveals and digital shows to watch online. So what exactly is happening on the Nintendo front? If multiple listings dating back to earlier this...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The Outer Worlds Publisher Reveals Performance And Resolution Of The Switch Version

    Targeting 30fps, 1080p docked and 720p in handheld mode

    If you're looking forward to finally getting your hands on the Switch version of Obsidian Entertainment's action-RPG The Outer Worlds when it's released on 5th June, you might be curious to know how it performs and if there are any extra incentives for Nintendo players. According to the game's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • The Outer Worlds
  • Review The TakeOver - A Worthy Companion Piece To Streets Of Rage 4

    This town IS big enough for the both of us, actually

    Scrolling fighting games on Switch are clearly like buses; you wait years for a decent one to arrive and two come along at once. We've recently been blessed with the long-awaited Streets of Rage 4, an officially-sanctioned sequel created by DotEmu, Lizardcube and Guard Crush Games, and just a...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • The TakeOver
  • News Local Co-Op Is Seemingly Returning To The Remaster Of Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles

    Play the game just like the GameCube original

    Earlier this week, Square Enix confirmed Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition would be released on 27th August on the Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms. While the game's online multiplayer, cross-play and cross-save features have been mentioned time and time again in press...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Final Fantasy
  • News Summer In Mara Sails Onto The Nintendo Switch On 16th June

    Experience farm life on an island

    First revealed for the Nintendo Switch in 2018, Summer in Mara will finally be released on Nintendo Switch and PC on 16th June. Publisher and developer Chibig made the news official via Twitter: In this single-player experience, you'll control Koa - a young girl who must take care of her own island by harvesting...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Feature How Nintendo And A Band Of Teenage High Score Obsessives Created The Idea Of The Pro Gamer

    Investigating Nintendo's surprising role in the birth of esports

    Esports is old. Its origins stretch back to the very first days of video games as a medium. Was competitive gaming born with the invention of Tennis for Two in 1958, the very first video game? Or in 1972 when Rolling Stone hosted the first Space War! competition in a university...

    • Features
    • Retro
    • Nintendo World Championships
    • Billy Mitchell
  • News Nintendo's Latest Patent Protects IC Tags Within Soft Toys

    Like plush amiibo

    Nintendo recently filed a patent that intends to prevent damage to IC tags within soft toys. As weird as this may sound, it seems to actually refer to the NFC feature contained within plush amiibo. One example of this is the Yarn Yoshi amiibo which was released in 2015. A similar patent dating back to 31st March of the same year...

    • Nintendo
    • Patent
    • amiibo
    • Japan
  • Poll Box Art Brawl #45 - Phalanx

    Dueling banjo

    And we're back with another edition of Box Art Brawl, your weekly opportunity to peruse covers of video games past and pick your favourite. Last week we checked out Super C, although Super C didn't actually win the vote. Nope, it was the European Probotectors who took the title with a small but significant (and surprising) margin over...

    • Poll
    • Box Art Brawl
    • Retro

Saturday30th May 2020

  • News Don't Worry eShop Users, You'll Still Receive "All 3 Titles" If You Buy The Borderlands Legendary Collection

    A temporary bug has some Switch players freaking out

    As you might have heard, 2K's Borderlands series is now available for Nintendo Switch. If you've been eyeing off a digital copy of the Borderlands Legendary Collection over on the Switch eShop, then you might want to read on. Multiple Switch users have noticed the collection's eShop page doesn't...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Borderlands
    • 2K
  • News Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition Receives A Day One Update

    Update: Make that two!

    It seems Nintendo and Monolith Soft have actually released two updates for Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition on launch day. Not only did the game receive Version 1.1.1, but it also got Version 1.1.0 (as suspected). The full official patch notes for both updates have now been made available on the Nintendo support...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Xenoblade Chronicles
    • Update
  • News Witcher 3 Port Specialist Thinks Devs Can Get More Out Of The Nintendo Switch

    Some upcoming releases are sure to surprise

    One of the most impressive releases on the Nintendo Switch so far is The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition. When rumours about a possible port originally surfaced, the general consensus was that it would never run on the hybrid system, and if it did, it would have to make a hell of a lot of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Saber Interactive
  • Review Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath - An Expensive Way To Get The Full Mortal Kombat 11 Experience

    I'd buy that for a dollar!

    Ever since the launch of Mortal Kombat X in 2015, NetherRealm Studios’ output has continued to soar in quality. The alternate fighting styles of X fed into the impressive facial animation of Injustice 2, with that second round of DC super-fighting leaving its mark on the customisation depth of last year’s Mortal Kombat...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • DLC
  • News The First DLC Pack For Minecraft Dungeons Launches This July

    The second one will follow "later this year"

    Minecraft Dungeons might have only just been released earlier this week, but Mojang has already revealed its first DLC will be arriving at some point this July. It's called "Jungle Awakens" and will eventually be followed by the second DLC pack "Creeping Winter" later on this year. In the first...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Minecraft Dungeons
    • DLC
  • Random At Reggie's First E3, Someone Thought He Was A Security Guard

    Imagine the confusion when he hopped on stage

    The former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé is a relatively tall and well-dressed guy - in fact, at his first E3 with Nintendo someone thought he was a security guard. A member of staff apparently stopped dead in their tracks when they saw Reggie and fumbled about as they tried to show him...

    • Random
    • Reggie
    • Nintendo
    • E3
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (May 30th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    Another busy week has been and gone, this time bringing with it a new Animal Crossing datamine effort, a new (but minor) Switch update, and plenty of

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features

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