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  • News Octopath Traveler Won't Receive DLC According To The Game's Producer

    Because he said so

    For anyone who recently downloaded Square Enix's Octopath Traveler Prologue Demo and is planning on extending their stay in the wide world of Orsterra upon the game's release, you might be interested to hear the following:   During an interview with Dengeki Online this week, Masashi Takahashi - the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Arc System Works Reveals Kill La Kill The Game Is In Development, Due Out 2019

    Will it make the Switch?

    Arc System Works in partnership with APLUS Games have revealed Kill la Kill the Game will be released next year. Described as a "battle action" title for up to two players, the exact platforms the game will be available on have not yet been announced.  More details about the title based on Studio...

    • Arc System Works
    • Anime
  • News One Guy Got Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Up And Running On Switch

    A round of applause

    It’s hard to believe a long-time dream will finally become a reality when Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy arrives on the Nintendo Switch at the end of this month. For many years now, owners of Nintendo systems have been deprived of this classic trilogy. Beyond the initial licensing concerns, it might have stayed this way as...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Video Watch 18 Minutes Of Nintendo Minute At This Year's E3

    A look behind the scenes

    To close the door on this year's E3, Nintendo Minute's Kit and Krysta have put together a video showing viewers what the annual video game conference looked like from their perspective. The series of clips mainly focuses on Nintendo's events, highlighting its tournaments and the games it announced during the week. At the 12...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • E3 2018
  • News Super Smash Bros. Fan Sends Threatening Email To Nintendo New York Store After Removal Of Game Kiosks

    Investigated by local police

    According to the latest reports, in April of this year, the Nintendo store located in New York received a bomb threat via email. The alarming news is the threat was only discovered yesterday when the store was cleaning out its infrequently used email address.  The message allegedly came from a disgruntled...

    • Nintendo

Saturday16th Jun 2018

  • News My Nintendo Rewards Is Offering A Printable Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion Box Art Cover

    And it's dirt cheap

    The latest rewards have now gone live on the North American My Nintendo site, and this time around we have a printable Switch box art cover featuring the Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion. The reward has become available to celebrate the expansion's recent release and can be printed out at home to replace the standard cover in your...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 2
    • My Nintendo
    • North America
  • News A New Animal Crossing-Themed 2DS XL Is Coming To Europe Next Month

    Still no news of a Switch game...

    A brand new Animal Crossing-themed New Nintendo 2DS XL has appeared on the Nintendo UK store, set to be available in Europe next month. The console hasn't received an official announcement from Nintendo just yet, but some details can be found on the Nintendo 3DS Family page of the website. The system is set to...

    • Upcoming Releases
    • 3DS
    • Animal Crossing
  • News Dedicated Handheld Systems Are Still A Key Business Driver For Nintendo

    Increases in 3DS and 2DS sales across America

    Despite the Switch gaining sales momentum over the past year, it appears the 3DS and 2DS are still turning a profit for Nintendo in America. According to Reggie Fils-Aimé, sales for these systems had an increase of 27 percent at the end of last year when compared to the previous December.  ...

    • Nintendo
    • 3DS
    • 2DS
  • Talking Point What Were The Biggest Highs And Lows From E3 2018?

    What kind of impact did Nintendo have on this year's show?

    E3 is finally over for another year, bringing to a close the biggest event yet. From surprise promotional crossovers on the Ubisoft conference to a certain game pretty much taking over Nintendo's big summer Direct, there's been plenty of topics to talk about now the dust is beginning to...

    • Features
    • Talking Point
    • E3 2018
  • News Reggie Fils-Aimé Says Nintendo Labo Has “Absolutely” Met Company Expectations

    Here for the long haul

    Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé had a busy week promoting the company’s upcoming releases while meeting with multiple media outlets over the duration of E3 2018. In an interview with Forbes at the annual video game convention, Reggie was asked about Nintendo Labo. He went on to ex

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • E3 2018
  • News Splatoon Producer Reveals How The Art Style In Yoshi’s Island Was Conceived

    “It took quite a bit of time”

    Not every game has aged as gracefully as the 1995 Super Nintendo title, Yoshi’s Island. Even by modern standards, the distinctive hand-drawn aesthetics present from start to finish within this release have withstood the test of time. So, how exactly did the art style for one of Yoshi’s earliest outings come...

    • Nintendo
    • Yoshi
    • Retro
  • News Reggie Reflects On E3 2018 In The Latest Episode Of The Nintendo Power Podcast

    Now you’re playing with power

    The legacy of Nintendo Power lives on with the latest episode of the podcast – named after the famous publication – now available to listen to on YouTube, Soundcloud, iTunes and

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Power
    • Super Smash Bros.
    • Reggie
  • Feature The Past, Present And Future of Geek Chic with iam8bit

    "It's about making beautiful things"

    Stemming from a love of art, video games and popular culture, Californian video games merchandising company iam8bit are continually collaborating with artists and developers to produce items that are beyond just physical software releases. Embracing both legacy titles in cartridge form - such as Mega Man and...

    • Features
    • Retro
    • Capcom
    • Accessories
    • Street Fighter

Friday15th Jun 2018

  • News Grab Yourself A Bargain In The Big Nintendo E3 2018 Sale

    Deals everywhere!

    To celebrate the biggest gaming trade fair in the world, E3 - which you no doubt know has been taking place this week - Nintendo is hosting a huge sale across Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U with offers on digital purchases. There are currently two sales taking place, one for North America and one for Europe. We've...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS
    • Wii U
    • Sale
    • E3 2018
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    Switch eShop

    Review Fortnite

    Llama Sutra

    Fresh from its E3 announcement, the hottest game in the world finally arrives on Switch in a move that should surprise absolutely nobody, and not just because E3 2018 was leakier than dear Liza’s bucket. The question is: how does the Switch version stack up? For the cave dwelling, island castaways among you, Fortnite is a...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Fortnite
  • News Another Three Mario Tennis Aces Characters Officially Unveiled, Available Later This Year

    They just keep coming!

    Yesterday we found out that Koopa Troopa and Blooper will be added to Mario Tennis Aces as free updates for everyone during the summer months, and it seems like this is just the beginning. Nintendo has now officially confirmed the future releases of Diddy Kong, Birdo, and Koopa Paratroopa. These characters will be...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aimé Talks About His Feelings On Leaks In Gaming

    "It's really disappointing"

    While we did see a handful of surprises during Nintendo's 2018 E3 period, some of the bigger news and reveals were leaked early through the likes of photographs and datamine efforts, damaging the shock factor that the presentations should have had. Fortnite is one obvious example of this; the E3 Direct was clearly...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • E32018
  • News Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee Director Explains Why Motion Controls Are Mandatory

    But still doesn't address the real issue

    It's pretty safe to say that the recent confirmation that Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go Eevee! will require motion controls didn't go down too well with fans. While it's certainly a welcome addition, and one that does look like it could be a lot of fun, we immediately had some concerns about the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Pokemon
  • News Panic Button Boss Says Another Major Switch Port Will Be Announced Next Month

    Place your bets

    Panic Button director of development and co-owner Adam Creighton has told Variety that the studio will be announcing another major port sometime next month. Speaking at E3, Creighton once again discussed Panic Button's enviable experience with Nintendo's hardware - experience which has ensured it remains in high demand:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Panic Button
    • E3 2018
  • Guide Fortnite Battle Pass Week 7 Challenges, Blockbuster and Carbide, and Season Four - How It All Works

    Cleared for battle

    Grab yourself a Battle Pass in Fortnite and you can take on a bunch of weekly challenges that not only give you a perfect excuse to play, but provide you with the best rewards. The Battle Pass isn't free though – it will set you back around £7.99 / $9.99 worth of V-Bucks, the in-game currency, but it's completely worth it...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Features
    • Guides
    • Fortnite
  • News Super Mario Party Will Feature Online Play With Friends, But Only For Minigames

    Not the full boardgame

    During yesterday's edition of Nintendo Treehouse: Live, it was revealed that Super Mario Party will feature online play - albeit it with some restrictions. The online play is presented as a standalone mode called 'Online Mario-thon', in which players will compete in five randomly selected minigames aiming to get the highest...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News NieR: Automata Director Yoko Taro Really Wants To See The Game On Nintendo Switch

    So NieR, and yet so far

    NieR: Automata is one of the most remarkable games to come out of Japan in years, and has rightly been hailed as a classic on PS4.  At E3 2018 it was confirmed that the title would also be coming to Xbox One, and during a live stream featuring director Yoko Taro, producer Yosuke Saito and designer Takahisa Taura, the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Yoko Taro
    • NieR: Automata
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    Switch eShop

    Review Iro Hero

    The tale of the ultimate charging docks

    The Nyagu are an alien species enlightened with good intentions, rainbows and sunshine. Upon meeting mankind for the first time, they grant each and every human the power to conjure electricity from their bodies. Think of the possibilities: no more hassle with power outlets or wires if you needed to charge up...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Iro Hero
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    Switch eShop

    Review One Strike

    Live By The Pixel Sword, Die By The Pixel Sword

    With such distinct historical richness it's no shock popular culture has embraced Japanese samurai mythos over the years, including, of course, video games. Samurai Shodown wasn't the first game to take on the subject, but it certainly was the most successful at bringing samurai duelling to the tip of...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • One Strike
  • News The Latest European My Nintendo Rewards Include Discounts On "Challenging" Titles

    Puzzles and platforms

    The latest wave of My Nintendo rewards have now gone live on the European version of the site, and this collection's theme is all about celebrating "challenging" games. There are only four games on offer this time around, all for Nintendo 3DS or Wii U, and you can check out the list below. We'd argue that Pullblox may well be...

    • 3DS
    • Wii U
    • My Nintendo
    • Europe
  • News The Co-Op Archeology Of Fossil Hunters Has Unearthed A 28th June Release Date On Switch

    Build dinosaurs like bony puzzles

    An archeology-themed puzzle game? With co-op? What fresh hell is this? Well, this is Fossil Hunters, a cute and charming little romp that turns unearthing fossils and constructing dinosaur skeletons into an exercise in platforming and teamwork. And, best of all, developer Reptoid Games has confirmed the game...

    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Get Ready Doods, NIS America Is Bringing Disgaea 1 Complete To Switch On 9th October

    Return to the netherworld

    Back in April of this year, Nippon Ichi and NIS America revealed the original Disgaea game would be receiving a HD makeover to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the strategy RPG series. NIS America has now confirmed Disgaea 1 Complete will arrive on Nintendo Switch on 9th October. There’s a trailer to coincide with...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop

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