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  • News THQ Nordic Acquires TimeSplitters Series, Suggests A New Game Is On The Way

    Also acquires Second Sight

    Koch Media - a publisher and distributor owned by THQ Nordic - has announced that it has acquired the arcade shooter series TimeSplitters, suggesting that a new game could well be on the way in the process. Released across the early 2000s, TimeSplitters is a series of three shooters that feature a cartoon-like...

    • Koch Media
    • Deep Silver
    • TimeSplitters
  • News Horrifying FMV Game Night Trap Is Arriving On The Switch eShop Next Week

    So bad it's good

    Night Trap fans rejoice, the ‘90s interactive FMV game is finally coming across to the Nintendo Switch eShop next week on 24th August. The player's role, as instructed by police, is to keep an eye on teenagers at a slumber party while protecting them from any vampiric threats by watching live surveillance footage of the...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Team Cherry Changes Title Of Final Hollow Knight Content Pack Due To Name Clash

    No more conflict

    As you may recall, back in July, Australian-based developer Team Cherry announced the final, and entirely free, Hollow Knight expansion - Gods & Glory - would be released on 23rd August.  Today, the developer has revealed the game will receive an "11th hour change" due to a name clash with a certain...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Turn Up The Heat In The Kitchen With Overcooked 2's New Game Plus Mode

    Serving up soon

    If preparing meals with your family and friends wasn’t already stressful enough in Overcooked 2, developer Ghost Town Games has revealed it is hard at work on a new game plus mode which will give three-star chefs an excuse to replay all 45 levels in order to earn a new four-star ranking.  Here's the official announcement:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News DOOM Eternal's Protagonist Is Faster And More Powerful Than Ever Before

    Unleash the demon inside

    Based on the extended trailer shown at this year’s QuakeCon, DOOM Eternal looks to be the most intense entry in the series so far. In an interview with Gamereactor, the creative director Hugo Martin said this was primarily because the team had worked on making the game's hero faster and more powerful than ever before:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Fishing Game From Wii Generation Resurfaces On The Nintendo Switch

    Includes a fishing rod peripheral

    Fishing continues to be a fun pastime in video games, so how about an entire game about it? The 2009 Wii release Bass Pro Shops: The Strike looks to be swimming across to the Switch according to recent listings on GameStop and Amazon Germany. Bass Pro Shops: The Strike - Championship Edition comes bundled...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Fishing

YesterdayTue, 14th Aug 2018

  • News Nintendo Shares Image Of Super Mario Bros. 3 In Action On Switch

    Better than nothing?

    At the end of last week, Nintendo of America narrowed down the release window of the new online service for Switch. It was revealed it would launch around the end of September, following an Amazon leak back in July. The same announcement also noted how there would be a “

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo Switch Online
  • News Praise The Sun! Dark Souls: Remastered On Switch Has A Confirmed Release Date

    Resolution, FPS and amiibo details, too!

    Bandai Namco has announced a new, confirmed release date for Dark Souls: Remastered on Switch. You'll finally be able to get your hands on this portable remaster on 19th October. Back in April, Bandai Namco revealed that the game had been delayed until the summer. With the summer months almost behind...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News This Switch Dongle Can Replace Your Dock And Includes An Ethernet Port

    More portable than ever

    If you've ever found yourself thinking that the Switch's dock isn't quite portable enough for you, this third-party alternative may well solve your problems. The new innoAura Nintendo Switch USB-C Multiport Adapter aims to stand as a replacement for your official dock, getting rid of the need for...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
  • News Sega Wanted To Impress Nintendo With F-Zero GX, Despite Losing The Hardware War

    "We were able to achieve something"

    In the same EDGE feature about Toshihiro Nagoshi's long career at Sega, the development cycle of the GameCube-hit F-Zero GX was addressed. Nagoshi explained how during this period he realised Nintendo and Sega operated in a similar manner, but it was finer details that set them apart.  He further elaborated...

    • Nintendo
    • Sega
    • Japan
    • F-Zero
  • News Did Luigi's 'Death' In Smash Bros. Ultimate Secretly Hint At A New Single-Player Campaign?

    Fans certainly think so

    You'll very likely recall the recent Super Smash Bros. Ultimate direct, which - amongst other things - revealed a plethora of new content in the form of characters, stages, and modes. You might also recall that Luigi seemed to have his soul ripped out during the show, and a large section of the game's main menu was...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Undertale Collector's Edition Secures Western September Release On Switch

    Merchandise also available

    A couple of weeks ago, news broke that Undertale would be hitting Japanese shelves this September, alongside a lovely Collector's Edition for good measure. It has now been confirmed that western territories will also be getting the game, and its additional box of goodies, in the same month. Yes, the indie RPG will be...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
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    Switch eShop

    Review Cosmic Star Heroine

    A JRPG that moves at light speed

    Agent Alyssa L'Salle is the kind of peppy, grown up, consummately capable protagonist we so rarely seem to get in JRPGs these days. She's not the type to wallow in melancholy or self-doubt, or even to stick around in one place for too long. In fact, she's the perfect front for Cosmic Star Heroine - a game that pays a...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Cosmic Star Heroine
  • News Nintendo Didn’t Want Yakuza Series, According To Sega’s Toshihiro Nagoshi

    Denied

    Sega’s Yakuza games have been associated with Sony’s consoles for a long time now. There was a brief Japan-only trial of the series on Wii U with the 2013 release of Yakuza 1 & 2 HD, but sales bombed with the bundle shipping less than 2000 copies in its debut week. In a recent interview with EDGE, Sega’s Toshihiro Nagoshi...

    • Nintendo
    • Japan
    • Sega
    • Yakuza
  • News Smartphone Ring Holders Will Soon Be Available For Your Switch's Joy-Con

    For when the straps aren't enough

    If you're a fan of smartphone gadgets and accessories - perhaps to enhance your Pokémon GO trips - you may well be aware of phone rings. By plonking one of these little rings on the back of your device, you can help to keep it secure in your hand at all times, and now Japan is getting a double set designed to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
  • News Pokémon Go Returns To Top Of The Charts On US iOS App Store

    The very best

    Since it was launched, Niantic’s mobile title Pokémon GO has been extremely successful. In July, new estimates revealed the game had gone from strength to strength surpassing a whopping $1.8 billion in total revenue. Although the game's player base had dwindled since its super-launch in 2016, $2 million was apparently...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon GO
    • Mobile
  • News Super Monkey Ball Was A Budget Project Transformed Into A Quality Game

    Absolutely bananas

    If Super Monkey Ball on GameCube ever felt to you like a quality game on a budget, that’s because it was according to Sega’s CCO, Toshihiro Nagoshi. In an extensive EDGE feature, he spoke about company’s years during the GameCube generation, reflecting on how the CEO was always being changed - with the newest one, at the...

    • Sega
    • Japan
    • Super Monkey Ball
    • Toshihiro Nagoshi
  • Feature The Day I Met Donkey Kong On Live TV

    Alex Norton talks of TV fame and people in ape suits

    In this special one-off piece, reader Alex Norton explains how he ended up being the first gamer to get his hands on Donkey Kong Country, way back in 1994. Back in 1994, I felt like the luckiest kid alive. I was the one-millionth caller to the Nintendo Hotline in the UK and had won my height in...

    • Features
    • Retro
    • UK
    • Donkey Kong Country
    • Donkey Kong
  • News Patrick Stewart Stars In My Memory Of Us, A Puzzle-Story Game Headed To Switch

    "A moving story"

    Crunching Koalas has revealed My Memory of Us as its latest game headed to Switch, starring none other than Patrick Stewart (from Star Trek: The Next Generation and X-Men fame) as the narrator. My Memory of Us is a puzzle-based, side-scrolling story game based around the idea of hope and heroism standing in the face of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News The Bug Butcher Brings Action-Packed 2D Side-Scrolling To Switch This Summer

    Who ya gonna call?

    2Awesome Studio has announced its first game as a publisher, teaming up with Awfully Nice Studios to bring The Bug Butcher to Nintendo Switch this summer. The Bug Butcher is an action-packed 2D side-scroller shoot 'em up game where your main threat comes from above. The core mechanics are heavily inspired by classic arcade...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Overcooked 2 Cooks Up An Eighth Place Spot In The UK Charts, Crash Bandicoot Still On Top

    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe number one in individual formats

    Overcooked 2 has managed to make a nice dent in the UK charts in its first week on sale, but there are still no signs of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy moving away from that top spot despite several new releases. Yes, Crash has kept hold of its number one place in the charts for the seventh...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • UK
    • Charts
  • News My Little Riding Champion Is Galloping Towards A Release On Nintendo Switch

    "Dedicated to the many horse lovers out there"

    Toplitz Productions and Bigben have joined forces to bring My Little Riding Champion to PC and consoles this autumn, with a Switch release coming "at a later date". Described as being "dedicated to the many horse lovers out there", My Little Riding Champion is set to offer...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Real Bout Fatal Fury 2 Is This Week's Switch Neo Geo Game

    Your latest ACA Neo Geo classic

    Hamster has confirmed that this week's Neo Geo title heading to Switch is none other than Real Bout Fatal Fury 2. Yes, this fighting game will be joining Hamsters' ever-growing lineup of faithfully reproduced classic titles, becoming available on Switch this Thursday (16th August). The original game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Neo Geo
  • News Ball-Juggling Platformer HackyZack Bounces Onto Switch Next Week

    With exclusive two-player mode

    Digerati has announced that HackyZack, a puzzle-platformer that released on Steam last year, is headed to Nintendo Switch next week. In this game, you play as the titular Zack, juggling balls, bouncing off walls, and avoiding fatal falls. You'll be trying to make it through over 100 levels of precision...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop

Monday13th Aug 2018

  • News HyperX Announces First Gaming microSD Cards For North America, Designed For Switch

    Up to 256GB

    HyperX, the gaming division of memory storage giant Kingston Technology, has today announced a new line of 'Gaming microSD' cards for North America. Designed specifically for use with Nintendo Switch and mobile devices, the HyperX Gaming microSD cards feature read speeds of 100MB/s and write speeds of 80MB/s1, meeting the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Micro SD Cards
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    Switch

    Review State of Mind

    Identity crisis

    From beginning to end, State of Mind is a game of polarising contrasts. It has an intriguing sci-fi setting, but a story that tries to make one too many social commentaries and ends up muddled as a result. It uses low-poly character models, but boasts some of the most impressive environmental textures and lighting we’ve ever seen...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • State of Mind
  • News A Sealed Pokémon Trading Card Game Booster Box Just Sold For Nearly $70,000

    Holy moly!

    An unopened Pokémon Trading Card Game booster box has just been sold on an online auction, with the final bid reaching a staggering $68,880 (around £54,000). If you're seriously into your Pokémon cards, you'll no doubt be aware that some of the earliest designs - especially when they are first editions - can fetch a pretty penny...

    • Pokemon
    • Trading Card Game
    • TCG
  • Random Rare Employee Reveals Original Name Of K. Rool And Donkey Kong Country

    "Slightly rubbish"

    After what feels like forever, the king of the Kremlings is finally coming to Super Smash Bros. Following King K. Rool being officially revealed for the 

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Donkey Kong
    • Rare
  • News A Potential Wii U Splatoon Predecessor Was Scrapped Due To Leaked Information

    A project with High Voltage at the helm

    During the Wii's illustrious time on the market, developer High Voltage was a studio known for bringing mature shooters to the console, filling a void left by Nintendo itself. With franchises like The Conduit series, and the eventually cancelled The Grinder - a dark shooter that was set to involve...

    • Wii U
    • High Voltage
  • News DOOM Eternal On Switch Will Target 30fps

    "No sacrifice to the experience"

    Following the reveal of DOOM Eternal, more information regarding the Switch version of the game has begun to emerge.  Eurogamer had the chance to sit down with the game's executive producer Marty Stratton and the creative director Hugo Ma

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Nintendo Has Sold Over 700 Million Video Game Consoles To Date

    727.65 million to be exact

    We all know that the Nintendo Switch has been selling like hotcakes - especially during its first year on the market - but how have the company's consoles performed throughout history? Well, thanks to additional figures from Nintendo's recent financial report, we can break down each individual system to see exactly how...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Sales
  • 23

    Switch eShop

    Review 2064: Read Only Memories INTEGRAL

    Back to the future

    Author Bruce Stirling one defined cyberpunk as being a combination of "low-life and high-tech". 2064: Read Only Memories INTEGRAL certainly earns that description, but it also shoots for something a little loftier and more idealistic. This retrofuturistic point-and-click adventure game tackles weighty (and familiar) themes like...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • 2064
    • Read Only Memories
  • News Cyber Gadget Reveals New Third-Party Switch Controller With Customisable Macro Buttons

    It's wireless, too

    Japanese accessory maker Cyber Gadget has revealed a new wave of controllers for the Nintendo Switch. Launching in Japan later this year, these controllers will support gyro controls and some very tasty customisation options. Available in both wired and wireless variants, these controllers can be purchased in either black, blue,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
    • Hardware
    • Japan
  • 27

    Switch eShop

    Review Guns, Gore & Cannoli 2

    Brains, Nazis and a whole lot of fun

    The first Guns, Gore & Cannoli blasted its way onto the Nintendo Switch in December of last year, and although the run ‘n’ gun, zombie apocalyptic title was met with a mostly fair reception by fans and critics alike, there was inarguably room for improvement. Now, Crazy Monkey Studios brings the...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Guns Gore Cannoli
  • News Donkey Kong Country Designer Shows Off Early King K. Rool And Kremling Art Concepts

    A much more serious design

    Rare employee Gregg Mayles is at it again, giving us even more tasty insights into the makings of the Donkey Kong Country franchise. Earlier today, Mayles shared a list of the original names for Donkey Kong Country's characters and even the game itself, including the recent addition to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate...

    • SNES
    • Rare
    • Donkey Kong
  • 12

    Switch eShop / Neo Geo

    Review Prehistoric Isle 2

    Fancy-looking retro shmup action

    1999’s Prehistoric Isle 2 sees dinosaurs on the rampage because it’s a video game and that’s just the sort of thing that happens. It’s up to you (or you and a friend) to jump into an attack helicopter and fly through six stages, blasting the dinosaurs back to extinction whilst also trying to rescue people...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Neo Geo
    • Prehistoric Isle 2
  • News Fall Of Light: Darkest Edition Brings Dark Souls-Inspired RPG Action To Switch Next Week

    Release date confirmed

    Indie publisher Digerati has confirmed Fall of Light: Darkest Edition's release date on Switch - and we don't have very long to wait. The game will be available directly from the Nintendo eShop on 23rd August. The game is a story-driven action RPG set within a world consumed by darkness. You play as Nyx, an old warrior who...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Kenichiro Tsukuda Explains How Daemon X Machina Will Be The Best Mech Game

    Catering to player lifestyles

    Speaking with Nintendo recently, Daemon X Machina producer Kenichiro Tsukuda explained how his game would take into consideration the many environments people play in when asked about how he would provide the best mech game experience possible: One way we hope to achieve that is by making it appropriate for the

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Kenichiro Tsukuda
  • News Devolver Digital Announces Gris, A Beautiful Puzzle-Platformer Coming To Switch

    And a new trailer to show it off

    Nomada Studio and Devolver Digital have announced Gris, a gorgeous looking puzzle-platformer that is headed to Switch and PC later this year. The game is described as a "serene and evocative narrative experience", with puzzles, platforming sequences, and optional skill-based challenges revealing themselves...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Splatoon 2's Producer Talks About Fresh In-Game Culture And Lore

    Cool squid kids

    The world of Splatoon has a very youthful look about it, and that’s not just because it’s a fresh IP. In a brand new Nintendo published interview translated by Nintendo Everything, Hisashi Nogami once again touched on the culture within Splatoon 2 following the release of the

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Splatoon
  • Feature The Unlikely Story Of Sega And Nintendo's Early Coin-Op Alliance

    Before they were enemies...

    They didn't call it a 'console war' for nothing; the titanic struggle for domination of the living room that took place between Sega and Nintendo in the 1990s has gone down as the stuff of video gaming legend. The two companies fought tooth and nail during the 16-bit era, with the SNES and Mega Drive (Genesis if you're in...

    • Features
    • Retro
    • Sega
    • Books
  • News Kickstarter Project Garden Paws Striving For a Switch Release

    Scheduled for December 2019

    The Nintendo Switch is arguably the ideal platform for lifestyle and simulation games as you can take it with you anywhere you go. With this in mind, a new Kickstarter Project under this same genre is targeting a December 2019 Switch release.  According to the Kickstarter page, Garden Paws by Bitten Toast Games...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Kickstarter
  • Feature Let's Go On A Parade With Pikachu And Eevee In Yokohama, Japan

    Spectacular summer festival of Pokémon

    The annual Pikachu Outbreak event held in Yokohama, a Japanese city south of Tokyo, had extra significance this year with the release of Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu This year's c

    • Features
    • Pokemon
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Japan
  • News Necrobarista Combines Death And Coffee To Make A Unique Visual Novel Headed To Switch

    With point-and-click sections

    Route 59 Games has revealed a brand new trailer for its upcoming visual novel Necrobarista, a game headed to switch in "early 2019". In a magical Melbourne cafe, the dead have returned for one last night and one last cup of coffee. In this cel-shaded visual novel and adventure game hybrid, players are asked to take a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News My Time At Portia Devs Are Bringing Puzzle-Exploration Game Protoform To Switch

    Puzzle solving and story-telling

    CIRCLE Entertainment has announced a partnership with developer Pathea Games to release the studio’s next game on Nintendo Switch: Protoform. Details surrounding the title are still rather slim at the moment, with the game set to arrive at some point in 2019, but it is said to feature a sizeable...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop

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