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  • News Head of Sonic Team Has Some Surprise Announcements To Share At This Year's Comic-Con

    What are you hoping for?

    It was only a few weeks ago SEGA was celebrating Sonic's birthday in Tokyo at a live press conference and now it will be revealing even more surprises regarding the blue blur's upcoming plans at a panel at this year's Comic-Con. Scheduled for 19th July between the hours of 2:00 - 3:00 pm, the 'Sonic the Hedgehog's Way Past...

    • SEGA
    • Sonic
    • Comic-Con
    • Takashi Iizuka
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    Review Candle: The Power Of The Flame

    Burning from both ends

    Unless you’ve been living in complete darkness, nestled under a rock that’s void of access to your trusty Switch console (and a Wi-Fi connection), you will have noticed the eShop is gathering quite the collection of eerie and melancholic platforming titles as of late. The likes of Limbo, Inside and Little Nightmares all do...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Candle

YesterdaySun, 15th Jul 2018

  • News Funko Wants To Know What Pocket Monster Pop You Would Like Added To Its New Pokémon Line

    "Gotta catch 'em all"

    Following speculation about a potential Pokémon series, Funko confirmed the first Pop in its new line would indeed be Pikachu. The electric rodent is due to arrive in North America this month and is exclusive to Target stores.  Funko is also eager to know what Pokémon fans would like to see added to the new series via...

    • Pokemon
    • Toys
    • Funko
    • Pikachu
  • News Nintendo Of America's Doug Bowser Says Switch Has "Broad Appeal" And A Diverse Library Of Games

    A fair assessment?

    Nintendo's representatives at this year's E3 made a variety of statements about the current performance of the Switch. During an interview with GameDaily at the annual video game convention, Nintendo of America's head of sales and marketing, Doug Bowser, defended the system when asked about its ability to appeal to a broader...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • E3
    • Doug Bowser
  • Feature Concluding An Epic Trilogy With Banner Saga Developer Stoic

    "It all falls into place and ends the way we know it should"

    The Banner Saga trilogy is almost as epic as the development of the games themselves, from starting out as a Kickstarter campaign six years ago to the series concluding with the release of The Banner Saga 3 at the end of July. With an interesting combination of multiple characters,...

    • Switch eShop
    • Features
    • Interviews
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Side-Scrolling Hack And Slash Dead or School Is Making Its Way To The Switch

    Reclaim Tokyo

    Currently in early access on Steam, Dead or School is a crazy side-scrolling hack and slash featuring RPG elements and starring a girl named Hisako who must reclaim Tokyo after zombies have conquered the land.  If this premise excites you, the good news is the title has just been announced for the Nintendo Switch. It was...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Death Squared First Year Switch Sales Significantly Increased SMG's Revenue

    Another successful Nindie

    Despite the lack of financial support from the government, the Australian games industry continues to thrive. SMG Studios - a local developer behind Death Squared - has revealed it sold 52,000 copies of the game in its first year on the Nintendo Switch. Even though this amount might not seem impressive in contrast to other...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nindies
  • News Accessory Maker Bionik Gaming Is Releasing A Cable That Replicates The Nintendo Switch Dock

    Looks promising

    One of the common problems for Nintendo Switch owners is the fact the system is unable to hook up to televisions without the official dock on-hand. Although a number of accessory makers have already attempted to resolve this problem, Bionik Gaming's latest creation looks as if it could be the best solution yet. Introducing the TV...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories

Saturday14th Jul 2018

  • Feature Talking Super Smash Bros. Ultimate With Nintendo's Bill Trinen And Nate Bihldorff

    Ridley, Sakurai and defusing the 'happy accident' myth

    We've known about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for quite some time ahead of its reveal at E3 2018. What we didn't know was just how massive it would end up being, featuring every character from the series' history, all wrapped up in a conveniently portable package.  We recently had the...

    • Interview
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Daemon X Machina Producer Believes A Lot Of Modern Games Look The Same

    Is this the case?

    The annual video game convention E3 is commonly associated with dark, gritty and seemingly cutting-edge reveals. Whilst many of these titles do in fact go on to be huge successes, the producer of Daemon X Machina, Kenichiro Tsukuda, is of the belief there's nothing particularly distinctive - from a visual standpoint - about a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend?

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    It's time for the weekend, so that must mean it's also time for this week's Talking Point! Team Nintendo Life has plenty of games on its collective 'to do' list, ranging from retro classics to the usual appearance of mainstays Splatoon 2 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. There's also likely to be a fair few...

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS
  • Video Learn More About Octopath Traveler In This Detailed Overview Trailer

    An in-depth introduction

    Octopath Traveler has been one of the most anticipated Switch releases since its original announcement. Still, there's likely a number of individuals out there who are confused as to what all the fuss about or aren't even fans of the JRPG genre.  If you are one of those people, perhaps the trailer above might...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Octopath Traveler
    • Video
  • News Koei Tecmo Confirms Western Release For The Next Atelier Title, Due Out This Winter

    Welcome to Westwald

    Following the game’s reveal in the Japanese publication Famitsu last month, Koei Tecmo has now confirmed Gust’s new entry in the Atelier series for Switch will receive a physical release in the west this winter. As previously noted, Nelke And The Legendary Alchemists is more of a spin-off about top-down town building an

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Mega Man 11 Developers Wore Robot Armour To Get In The Right Frame Of Mind

    Creativity at its finest

    In the lead-up to the release of Mega Man 11 on multiple platforms including the Nintendo Switch, Capcom has been running a video series providing an insight into the game’s development. In the final episode sound design was the topic, with the attention on how a suit of armour was actually worn by staff to help them...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Break Some Balls When Spheroids Arrives On The Switch eShop Later This Month

    Save the world from alien blobs

    Eclipse Games will release its platform title Spheroids on the Switch eShop later this month. The game will be made available to download in America on 20th July, with the European release a week later on 27th July. If you haven’t heard about this game before, it was originally released on the Wii U eShop last...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases

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