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  • News Meet The Good, Bad And Ugly Survivors You'll Encounter In Disaster Report 4

    Groundbreaking interaction

    Nothing brings people together like a crisis, apparently, although there's always a bad egg or two to stink the situation up even further. NIS America's new trailer for Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories gives you an idea of the lovely (and not so lovely) people you'll be interacting with as you try to escape from a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Deals Pick Up SUPERBEAT: XONiC For Just $0.89 On The US Switch eShop

    Transistor and Bastion also get tasty discounts

    Another week, another Switch eShop sale. While the various regional eShops often throw up different deals, sometimes there's one that's too good to pass up, even if you live on a different continent. Stalwart video game news and deals sentinel Wario 64 noticed that rhythm game SUPERBEAT: XONiC is...

    • Deals
    • eShop
    • US
  • News NBA 2K20 Developer Is Dedicated To A Quality Switch Version

    "I think when the demand is there... you take advantage of it"

    We've discussed our disappointment with EA's approach to Switch at length before. The company's unwillingness to invest in Nintendo's hit console by giving us a FIFA in line with versions on other platforms feels counter-productive, and for every glimmer of hope we get that things migh

    • Upcoming Releases
    • NBA 2K20
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Get Your House In Order With Wilmot's Warehouse On Switch Next Week

    Warehouse-scale inventory Tetris

    Indie developer and publisher Finji has announced that Wilmot's Warehouse, a puzzle game 'for people who like to organise stuff' is dropping on Switch (and PC) next week on Thursday 29th August. You play as Wilmot, a square employee at A5 Logistics responsible for keeping a warehouse in order. Products are delivered...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Wilmots Warehouse
  • Random SpongeBob Artist Mashes Smash Bros. And Nickelodeon Characters

    How many can you name?

    Well here's an ambitious crossover (they seem to be all the rage these days). In honour of Nickelodeon's annual Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament, SpongeBob Squarepants storyboard artist Kurt Snyder has created a poster for this year's internal studio event featuring famous Nickelodeon characters cosplaying as Smash...

    • Random
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Capcom Takes A Bite Out Of Its Resident Evil eShop Prices In Europe

    But are they still infected?

    It's Thursday, which means it's download update day, where Nintendo announce the horde of games shuffling their way onto the eShop over the coming days. This week was no exception and, like usual, us mere survivors were thrown some scraps in the form of sale items, (AKA: health items for our weary wallets). Whilst...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales
    • Resident Evil
  • Nintendo Download 22nd August (North America)

    Hotline Miami! Superhot! Puyo Puyo!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Nintendo Switch: Superhot (SUPERHOT, Mon 19th August, $24.99)...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News Pig Eat Ball Will Hog Your Nintendo Switch In October

    Get ready to barf

    The Switch continues to bring us interesting new games which aren't quite like anything we've seen before, and Pig Eat Ball from publisher Mommy's Best Games looks like it's going to be a fun slice of multiplayer madness when it comes to the Switch on 18th October, priced at $14.99. The game is an insane action-adventure about...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Nintendo Download 22nd August (Europe)

    ONINAKI! RAD! Snooker!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail - New Releases: Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution!...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News The Ninja Saviors: Return Of The Warriors Gets A Delay In North America

    Due to "unforeseen logistical challenges"

    It has been revealed that The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors will be subject to a delay in North America, while the European release remains unaffected. The game – which is a sequel to the brilliant SNES title – hits Europe on August 30th, as was originally planned. However, the North American...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Ninja Warriors
  • Random We've Now Seen Wario Topless, And We Have All Kinds Of Questions

    2019's version of Nipplegate?

    Remember when Mario went topless and the entire internet seemed to grind to a halt in order to discuss his nipples? What a ride that was. Well, 2019 has its own version of 'nipplegate', although this time around, it's the lack of nipple that is causing consternation. Recent footage from Switch exclusive

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Wario
  • News This Super Mario Maker 2 Level Flips An Old Classic On Its Head

    On the up and up

    How many times have you played through the opening level of Super Mario Bros. on the NES? Considering how many systems it has been released on over the years, we're willing to be that it's more than just a handful. World 1-1 lays down the foundations for what has become one of the most famous video game franchises of all time, and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario Maker 2
    • Super Mario
  • Guide How To Get Jirachi In Pokémon GO: Step-By-Step For Completing ‘A Thousand-Year Slumber’ Special Research

    Thousand Year D'awwwww

    An eventful summer of Pokémon catching once again comes to a close and as in previous years, players are being treated to a special appearance by a mythical Pokémon. Previously available to long-time Pokémon fans only through in-store events and now obscure Gamecube releases, the absolutely adorable Wish Pokémon Jirachi is...

    • Guides
    • Pokemon Go
    • Features
    • Nintendo Mobile
  • News As You Probably Guessed, Need For Speed Heat Isn’t Coming To Switch

    “No plans” for other versions

    EA’s on-off relationship with Nintendo platforms has been quite a rollercoaster ride over the years. Past talk of unprecedented partnerships has given way to almost total apathy, although very recently the company has gone on the charm offensive to assure Switch owners that it is still keen to bring its best games...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Need For Speed
    • EA
  • News Play The Dragon Quest XI S Demo And Receive A Special Spirit In Smash Bros. Ultimate

    Offer extends to the full game

    If you're not sure whether the Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition demo on the Nintendo Switch is worth your time, here's one extra reason why you should check it out. Provided you own a copy of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and play either the demo or full version of the new Dragon Quest...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Dragon Quest
    • Nintendo
  • News Conker's Creator Needs A Break From The Unlikely Legend Of Rusty Pup

    But what about the Switch version?

    It seems like The Unlikely Legend Of Rusty Pup might not be released on a Nintendo platform after all. Following on from the cancellation of the 3DS version and a development swap from Wii U to Switch, Gory Detail's Chris Seavor – best known as the creator of Conker – has now said he needs a break from Rusty...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Pokkén Producer Gifted Notebook Filled With Heartwarming Messages From Game's Community

    Long live Pokkén

    Masaaki Hoshino with pro player Allister While there's been a lot of uproar in recent times regarding Pokémon Sword and Shield on the Switch, on the fighting front it's all love. At the recent Pokémon World Championships last weekend, the Pokkén Tournament DX community took the opportunity to thank one of the game's team...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Masaaki Hoshino
    • North America
  • News Smash Bros. 64 Tournament Starts Later This Week In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

    Retro glory

    Update 22/08: The Nintendo Versus Twitter account has now revealed how exactly this tournament will work. The three-day event titled "Original Class of '64" only includes fighters, stages, and items from the first Smash Bros. outing on the Nintendo 64. The further you advance, the better the spirit you'll win. The artwork for this...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Nintendo
  • Reminder Two More NES Games Hit The Switch, Plus Another Special Version Of Gradius

    Play 'em today

    It's that time of the month again when Nintendo adds more classic titles to the NES library on the Nintendo Switch Online app. Along with the two previously announced games, this update also adds in another special version of an iconic shoot 'em up. In terms of the new games, we have Culture Brain's action-arcade title Kung-Fu Heroes...

    • Reminder
    • Nintendo Switch
    • NES
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Nintendo

YesterdayWed, 21st Aug 2019

  • Review ONINAKI - A Decent Daemon Distraction

    Continuing the cycle of rebirth

    The JRPG genre is one that’s gone through immeasurable change in the few decades that it’s been around, but there’s something about the ‘old school’ style of 90’s turn-based RPGs that still holds a lot of sway with modern fans. To cater to this demographic, Square Enix formed Tokyo RPG Factory in 2015 to...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • ONINAKI
  • News Catch Generation V Pokémon In Pokémon GO Starting 16th September

    Unova batch to catch

    Niantic, the makers of a little app that seems to have caught on - GO Pokémon, is it? - has announced that Pocket Monsters from the Unova region will start appearing on 16th September. As part of the rewards (as if they weren't coming regardless!) for completing all three parts of the recent Global Challenge, three weeks of...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Go
    • Mobile
  • News Microsoft Has "No Plans" To Bring More First-Party Exclusives To Other Consoles

    Ouch!

    Current relations between Nintendo and Microsoft appear to be better than ever, but there's a chance Ori And The Blind Forest might be the last Xbox title published on the Nintendo Switch. In a statement provided to GamesIndustry.biz yesterday, Microsoft played down the idea of more games from Xbox Studios coming across to other consoles...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Microsoft
    • Xbox
    • Nintendo
  • Video Explore Dragon Quest XI S With The Series' Creator And Download A Demo Now

    A guided tour of a massive title

    Coming from Gamescom 2019 in Cologne, Germany, Nintendo has posted a 35-minute video showing off the world of Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition featuring the game’s producer Hokuto Okamoto as well as series creator Yuji Horii. The guided tour features various areas of the game's...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Dragon Quest XI S
    • Gamescom
  • Review Superhot - Super Fun, Sort Of Brief

    SUPER HOT

    Putting everything on the Nintendo Switch may have started out as a joke, but now it’s becoming painfully obvious that life imitates memes more than the other way around. With the latest cult classic Superhot catapulting itself onto the Switch at its own very figurative pace, what’s next? We’re not here to discuss that right now, but...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Superhot
  • Video Gorge Yourself Stupid On 30 Minutes Of Zelda: Link's Awakening Gameplay

    Toys-to-life

    The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening feels like it's just around the corner now, possibly because it is, but that hasn't stopped us getting absolutely ravenous over new gameplay footage whenever it appears, and appear it has. Nintendo UK have produced a whopping 30 minute presentation of the game from Gamescom, looking at some of the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo
    • Gamescom
  • News Warner Bros. Reveals Full DLC Roster For Mortal Kombat 11's Kombat Pack

    Arnie, Sindel... and Joker's little brother?

    Following a leak earlier today (through the thumbnail of the official YouTube trailer, no less), Warner Bros. has posted the full line up for its DLC Kombat Pack for Mortal Kombat 11, confirming the release timing for all characters. None of them are a surprise, having been previously announced (or...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • DLC
    • Mortal Kombat 11
  • Video Check Out 30 Minutes Of Ghoul-Filled Gardens In Luigi's Mansion 3

    The grass is greener with Gooigi at Gamescom

    After a couple of in-depth looks at The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening and Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition, Nintendo us rounding out its Gamescom 2019 video offering today with a half-hour deep-dive into Luigi's Mansion 3. In this sequel to the Gam

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Luigis Mansion 3
    • Gamescom
  • News Fire Emblem: Three Houses Experiences "Best Digital Launch" In Franchise's History

    Sales soar

    It just keeps getting better and better for Fire Emblem: Three Houses. After recent success in the UK and Japanese charts, last week the NPD revealed the Switch release was the largest launch for a Fire Emblem game in US history. Now, Nielsen company SuperData has revealed the game sold an estimated 800,000 digital units worldwide in...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo
    • Fire Emblem
    • Sales
  • News Hotline Miami Collection Removed From The Australian Switch eShop

    The second game is still banned...

    Australian Switch owners got quite the surprise a few days ago when the Hotline Miami Collection was made available on the local eShop shortly after the Indie World presentation. You see, back in 2015, the second game – Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number – was actually refused classification for depicting sexual...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Australia
  • Review SEGA AGES Space Harrier - A Tremendous Port Of An Okay Coin-Op

    The real dragon quest

    We’ll spare you the usual spiel about how the Sega Ages series is offering definitive versions of Sega classics on the Switch: given we’re approaching the 10th release in the series, you probably get the idea by now. Game number 9 is Space Harrier, Sega’s 1985 coin-op that blew arcade-goers away back in the day with its...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • SEGA AGES
    • Space Harrier
  • News Learn More About Pokémon Sword & Shield By Visiting A Galar Visitors Center In Real Life

    Que Galar, Galar...

    Pokémon Sword & Shield aren't out just yet, and we've still got a few lingering questions about some of the finer details surrounding the games. Whether we'll have them answered before release or not is impossible to say, but if you'd like to learn more about the games and the Galar region in which they take place, Nintendo...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo
    • Pokémon
  • Video Digital Foundry Takes A Detailed Look At The Updated Switch SKU

    More battery life for your buck

    We've been keeping a very close eye on the new Nintendo Switch SKU that's in the process of hitting store shelves, and it certainly seems to make multiple minor improvements to the launch model, but is it worth buying as a replacement if you already own a Switch? After taking delivery of a new model fresh from the...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Digital Foundry
    • Hardware
  • News Nintendo Switch Lite Accessories Ready For Launch From HORI

    Pimp your Switch (Lite)

    HORI has announced its initial line of officially licensed accessories for the upcoming Nintendo Switch Lite. From cases to screen protectors, it's all here, and it's all accessory-y: Screen Protective Filter for Nintendo Switch Lite - $7.99 USD MSRPDuraFlexi Protector for Nintendo Switch Lite - $12.99 USD MSRPHybrid System...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Hardware
    • Hori
    • Accessories
  • News SEGA's Yu Suzuki Would Like To Revisit Out Run And Virtua Fighter

    Splash wave

    Good old Yu Suzuki, the legendary SEGA designer has been responsible for some of the great arcade franchises of all time such as Out Run, After Burner, Space Harrier and Virtua Fighter. Suzuki-san is currently putting the final touches on to Shenmue III, but this hasn't stopped him dreaming of revisiting some of the classics which he...

    • Sega
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Retro
  • News AeternoBlade II Is Whipping To Switch In October

    A gameplay trailer lands alongside the release date

    As well as announcing the release date for hack-and-slash puzzle platformer AeternoBlade II, publisher PQube and developer Corecell Technology have released a new trailer giving us a taste of its time-twisting, dimension-switching gameplay. Landing on Switch on 11th October, the trailer above...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Check Out The Previously Unseen File 06 In Astral Chain

    Off the chain

    Gamescom is now well underway and director Takahisa Taura of PlatinumGames has been busy showing off some new exciting gameplay in the upcoming action game Astral Chain, which is headed to the Switch on 30th August. The video shows the previously unseen File 06, with Mr Taura demonstrating some high-level play against the boss of this...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Videos
  • News Sega Ages Puzzle & Action: Ichidant-R Coming Soon To Japanese Switch eShop

    Includes Mega Drive mode

    Sega has revealed Puzzle & Action: Ichidant-R is "coming soon" to the Japanese Switch eShop. This upcoming Sega Ages release started out life in the arcades in 1994 and was eventually made available on the Game Gear and Mega Drive (Genesis). The Switch eShop version will feature an arcade mode, Mega Drive mode...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Sega Ages
    • Sega
  • Video Check Out The Explosive Fights Awaiting The Straw Hats In One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4

    Let’s get Big Mom good this time!

    Bandai Namco has released the first gameplay trailer for One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 at this year's Gamescom. The title was originally announced for the Switch and multiple other platforms at Anime Expo in July and promises to elevate the series to new heights with a brand new graphics engine, epic boss battles...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Bandai Namco
    • One Piece
  • News Creature In The Well's Pinball / Hack-And-Slash Mash Surfaces In September

    There's something down there

    Described as 'a top-down, pinball-inspired, hack-and-slash dungeon crawler' or 'pinbrawler', Creature In The Well isn't shy about blending genres, but after getting our hands on it back at E3 2019, we came away extremely impressed. As featured in

    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Video Bee Sure You Point Your Compound Eyes At This Co-Op Bee Simulator Trailer

    For when you're in Geneva, chairing a conference on nuclear fission

    Simulators are a wonderful idea, the ability to take on a realistic or unrealistic role with as much granular detail as possible? That's something we can seriously get behind here at Nintendo Life Towers. With that in mind, Bee Simulator! Yes, the only simulation where you can bee...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
    • Gamescom
    • Video
  • News Freedom Finger Puts A Musical Spin On The Shmup Genre In September

    Rhythm based chaos

    We love a good shmup here at Nintendo Life Towers, and the upcoming Freedom Finger from Wide Right Interactive looks like a refreshing spin on the genre with the addition of melee combat. With a crazy soundtrack featuring a whole host of famous musicians and voicework from none other than Nolan North, this looks like one to watch...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Get Ready To Eat Some Dirt When The Second Trials Rising Expansion Arrives Next Month

    And break every bone in your body, again

    Trials Rising on the Switch might be a little rough around the edges, but it's still an incredibly fun game with a large number of challenging courses to complete. If you have been chipping away at the game since its February release, you've probably seen everything it has to offer by now, including the first...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • DLC
    • Ubisoft
    • Gamescom

Tuesday20th Aug 2019

  • Community Pokémon GO Friend Codes - Share Yours Here To Gain Easy XP

    Level up quickly and make a new friend for the Jump-Start Research quest

    The introduction of a 'Friendship' system in Pokémon GO was one of the biggest changes since the game began. Making a new friend is the very first task of the recent Jump-Start Research quest, so many of us are scrambling to find someone we haven't already added over the past...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Go
    • Features
    • Guides
  • Guide Where To Pre-Order Nintendo Switch Lite

    Update: Nintendo UK Store pre-orders added

    If you're hoping to grab a Nintendo Switch Lite all for yourself, you've certainly come to the right place. Pre-orders for Nintendo's latest console are now popping up all over the place and we're gathering them for you below. At the time of writing, all three standard colours of Switch Lite are available...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Lite
    • Features
    • Guides
  • News The Witcher 3 Switch eShop File Size Revealed

    It's a big one

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition is obviously a massive open-world RPG, so just how much of your precious microSD memory will it take up if you decide to go with a digital copy? According to the Switch eShop listing, the game requires a whopping 28.1GB of free space. It's not all that surprising when you consider the fact...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Witcher 3
  • News Final Fantasy VIII Remastered Arrives On Switch This September

    The mega-hit RPG returns

    During the Square Enix Live event at this year's E3, it was revealed Final Fantasy VIII Remastered would be coming to the Switch and multiple other platforms. In the latest update, a release date has now been locked in. This title, based on the 1999 PlayStation original, will arrive early next month on 3rd September and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Final Fantasy
    • Square Enix
  • News Pokémon Sword And Shield Won't Support Pokémon Global Link

    Pokémon HOME and Switch Online to pick up the slack

    The Pokémon Company has released a statement informing players that Pokémon Global Link will not be supported by the upcoming Gen VIII Switch pair Pokémon Sword and Shield. Instead, it seems that the new service Pokémon HOME will be inheriting some of the functionality you'd expe

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Sword and Shield
    • Pokemon Global Link
  • News See Dan Aykroyd In The New Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered Trailer

    He just popped in there

    Saber Interactive, the developer behind the upcoming Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered, has dropped a new trailer for the game as pre-orders go live on Switch and other consoles. The HD remaster of Terminal Reality's ten-year-old game (which reunited most of the original cast) is getting a rerelease on 4th October. The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Ghostbusters
  • News Check Out The Classic 2D Action In Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

    Long jumping like it's 1964

    Who can forget the first time when the unthinkable happened and Mario and Sonic appeared together in a video game? It all seems like a distant memory now, but the latest trailer for the upcoming Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 makes it look like one of the most fun instalments yet. The game will offer...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Videos
  • Video The Latest Pokémon Sword And Shield Video Shows A Railway Town Up Close & Personal

    Choo choo, Mothim-Furrets

    As the Gamescom event gets underway in Germany, we're getting all sorts of lovely video game news. Not to be left out Game Freak's Director of Pokémon Sword and Shield Shigeru Ohmori is featured in a video which shows off a bit more of the game to eager Pokémon fans. In the video Ohmori-san takes us on tour of a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Videos
    • Pokémon
  • News Preorder Zelda: Link's Awakening In Europe And Nab Double Gold Points

    Build your own cave and save

    Nintendo of Europe has announced that not only are preorders now open for The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening on Nintendo Switch, but if you do fancy buying it in advance from the European eShop you'll get double the usual Gold Points to spend however you wish (within reason). NOE has the tweetails: If you want to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
    • Europe
    • Zelda
  • News DOOM Eternal Will Keep You Decimating Demons For Up To 22 Hours

    Raze hell

    If the original conversion of DOOM for the Nintendo Switch is anything to go by (as well as the Wolfenstein ports that fulfil a similar ideal), then DOOM Eternal should be a seriously saucy romp through Hell and back, and what's more you could be doing so for up to 22 hours. In an interview with QconForums.com, Id Software's Marty...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • DOOM
  • News Authentic Racer GRID Autosport Speeds Onto The Switch Next Month

    Get ready to race

    Have you got the need for speed? Then there's no need to worry because GRID Autosport has got you covered. The ninth entry in the TOCA series is scheduled to arrive on the Switch this summer and is described as a "more authentic racing game" by its publisher, Codemasters. So, when exactly is it due out? According to a tweet by...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Review PC Building Simulator - A Surprisingly Decent Rig

    Have you switched it off and on?

    The Switch is home to a vast variety of games encompassing all sorts of genres from first-person shooters to visual novels, but we can probably all agree that PC Building Simulator is a game that none of us were expecting to see pop up on the eShop (then again, we got Car Mechanic Simulator, so apparently anything's...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • PC Building Simulator
    • Mini Reviews
  • Review Pandemic - A Too-Simple Conversion That's Looking A Little Green

    Down with the sickness

    When deciding to bring a popular board game such as Pandemic to a new platform one of the first questions you’ve got to be asking yourself is what can this version add to the already existing game to make it worth a purchase; more specifically, what can the move to digital bring to the table? How do you utilise the...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Pandemic
  • Feature The History Of Streets Of Rage

    Mmm... trashcan chicken

    For a lot of us more ‘seasoned’ gamers, the announcement of Streets of Rage 4 brought a tear to the eye. The original Mega Drive/Genesis games hold a special place in our hearts and after all these years the prospect of returning to take on Mr X’s mysterious Syndicate with our bare knuckles makes us quite... emotional...

    • Feature
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mega Drive
    • Streets of Rage
  • News The Witcher 3 Switch Port Started Development Just 12 Months Ago

    Saber doesn't hang around

    We recently sat down to try out a preview build of The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt on Switch and just yesterday we published our hands-on impressions. Spoilers! It's pretty remarkable. Our friends over at Digital Foundry also got the chance to sit down with se

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Witcher 3
    • Digital Foundry
  • News "Charming" Horror Game Little Nightmares II Will Terrify Switch Owners Next Year

    Face your fears

    A sequel to Little Nightmares, stylised as Little Nightmares II, is making its way to the Switch next year. Bandai Namco dropped this terrifying surprise on the opening night of Gamescom. The second game by Tarsier Studios is described as a "suspense-adventure" and sees you take on the role of Mono - a young boy trapped in a world...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Bandai Namco
    • Gamescom
  • News Kalypso Brings Port Royale 4 To The Nintendo Switch In 2020

    And a barrel of rum

    During Gamescom's opening night, Kalypso shared a trailer for Port Royale 4, revealing the game will be sailing onto the Switch and multiple other platforms in the third quarter of 2020. The trailer captures the journey of a barrel of rum. See for yourself below: This series combines business simulation with real-time battles...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Gamescom
  • Video New Windjammers 2 Trailer Introduces Two New Characters

    This ain't your grandma's air hockey

    Windjammers is a series that has a special place in many olde-timey retro-minds, and for good reason. Its particular brand of high-octane and frankly ludicrous air hockey-like gameplay is uncommon to say the least, and with the impending arrival of Windjammers 2 the nostalgia glands of many are fit to burst. So...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
    • Gamescom
  • Reminder Fire Emblem Themed Maximus Cup Starts Later This Week In Tetris 99

    Unlock a special in-game theme

    Later this week, on 23rd August, Nintendo is hosting its sixth Tetris 99 Maximus Cup. This time it's a crossover event with Fire Emblem: Three Houses. If you earn 100 points during this limited-time event, you'll be able to unlock a special Fire Emblem: Three Houses theme, featuring unique art, music and Tetrimo...

    • Reminder
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Tetris 99
    • Fire Emblem
  • News Ghostrunner Brings Cyberpunk Parkour Action To Switch Next Year

    Are you the Keymaster?

    If you've been hankering for a bit of Mirror's Edge-style parkour action on the Switch, then Ghostrunner looks like it will be worth keeping your eye on. In this first-person action game from developer One More Level, you'll be wall-running like a boss with your electric knife taking down anyone who stands in your way in a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Crikey, This Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz Theme Music Is Infectious

    Banana Fritters for dinner

    It's fair to say that some modern video games can often be a bit of a gloomy affair, with serious undertones and lots of shades of brown and grey in the textures. Good-old SEGA are keen to bring back the more colourful arcade days with Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD of course, and it's got a ridiculously upbeat...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Music
  • News Ready Your Tin Foil Hats For The Bradwell Conspiracy On Switch This Fall

    A night in a museum

    Coming from Bossa Studios, the makers of Surgeon Simulator, in partnership with new outfit A Brave Plan made up of veteran game devs, The Bradwell Conspiracy is bringing its first-person narrative adventure to Switch later this fall. After an explosion at the Bradwell Stonehenge Museum, the player awakens to find themselves...

    • Nintendo Switch
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