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  • News Pokémon Home Gifts Users Poké Ball-Coloured Magearna, But It's Not Appearing For Everyone

    The reward for completing the National Pokédex

    Smooth launches for online services and video games rarely happen nowadays, so it's no surprise to hear Pokémon Home – the new mobile and Nintendo Switch app compatible with Sword and Shield, Let's Go, Pokémon Bank and eventually

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon HOME
  • News Catherine: Full Body And XCOM 2 Collection Rated For The Nintendo Switch In South Korea

    It looks like more third-party support is on the way

    A number of third-party titles for Switch are often leaked via classification boards ahead of their official announcements, and now it looks like two more have been spotted. Following on from various listings such as Metro Redux and the Bioshock Collection, Catherine: Full Body and the XCOM 2...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • South Korea
    • Atlus
    • 2K
  • Review Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate - An Iterative Update For Hardcore Fans Only

    Quantity over quality?

    Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate is here, and it brings with it a host of additions to the vanilla version of the game, adding some much-needed replayability via a brand new Infinity mode, seven new characters, tweaked gameplay mechanics, a slightly refined UI and beefed-up story. It's all pretty much as you'd expect if you're a fan...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Warriors Orochi
  • Poll Box Art Brawl #30 - Quest 64 / Holy Magic Century

    Holy magic century, Batman!

    Bienvenido, benvenuta, أهلا بك, bienvenue, willkommen, 欢迎, bem-vinda, ようこそ, and welcome to Box Art Brawl, the series where you vote on the best box art from regional variants of the same game. Last week we watched ISS 64 as it engaged in a rare three-way football match. After a tense 90 minutes Europe...

    • Poll
    • Box Art Brawl
    • Retro
    • N64
  • Video The Limited Edition Game That Costs More Than A Nintendo Switch

    We're talking about Darksiders Genesis Nephilim Edition

    To celebrate the arrival of Darksiders Genesis on the Nintendo Switch this month, THQ Nordic decided to send our lovely senior video producer Alex Olney the rather large Nephilim Edition of the game. You know, the one that's limited to 5,000 units. Surprisingly, it's not even the

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • THQ
    • Darksiders
  • Mini Review Tilt Pack - An Accessible Yet Shallow Arena Brawler

    Smash Bros. stripped to its bones

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is undeniably brilliant, but there's a fundamental disconnect at the heart of it. Despite its bright, inviting presentation, the series has traded its knock-about couch co-op appeal for an increasingly technical fighting system and reams of esoteric fan service. Don't agree? Start a game...

    • Mini Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Reviews
  • News Katana Zero Free DLC Still In Development And It's Now "3x The Original Planned Size"

    Worth the wait

    Despite having some classification issues in Australia around the time of its release, the 2D side-scrolling slash 'em up Katana Zero was one of the standout indie titles of the past year. When it arrived on the Switch in April 2019, we praised its tough hair-raising action sequences, gripping narrative, and impeccable sense of style...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • DLC
  • Video Our Spoiler-Filled Thoughts About The Sonic Movie And Why We Loved It So Much

    A must see for fans

    As you've no doubt heard by now, the Sonic the Hedgehog movie is officially out in cinemas. It's already estimated to have banked $65 million in North America on its opening weekend and fan feedback so far has been generally positive. If you're still on the fence about it or haven't got around to seeing it yet for whatever...

    • Video
    • Sonic
    • Movie
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • News Sonic Movie Speeds Towards $65 Million In Its North American Opening Weekend

    Banking the big bucks, fast

    After nearly 30 years, Sega's long-time mascot Sonic the Hedgehog has finally made his big-screen debut. The reviews are in, and while mainstream critics aren't so fond of the film, the blue blur's action-adventure outing starring Jim Carrey, Ben Schwartz, and James Marsden has received a lot of positive feedback from the...

    • Sonic
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
    • Movie
    • North America
    • Paramount

Saturday15th Feb 2020

  • News CoroCoro Reveals The Silhouette Of The Brand New Mythical Pokémon

    Update: The Pokémon Company shares a clearer image

    Update - Sat 15th Feb, 2020 11:00 GMT: Following on from yesterday's silhouette reveal, The Pokémon Company has now shared a much clearer image on Twitter. Keep in mind, the full reveal of this new 'mon will take place later this month on 27th February. @Pokemon - New Pokémon Discovered?!...

    • Pokemon
    • Nintendo Switch
    • CoroCoro
  • News The Next Grand Prix For Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Will Be The Last One

    But the race will continue on

    Over the past eight months, Beenox has released multiple seasonal updates for its popular racing title Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled – adding new characters, karts, and courses. In its latest blog update on the Activision website, the developer has announced CTR's next Grand Prix will be the final one. It’s...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
    • Activision
  • News Pokémon GO Players Contact Advertising Standards Over Hidden Safari Zone Ticket Costs

    Update: Niantic responds

    Update (Sat 15th Feb, 2020 12:30 GMT): In response to Pokémon GO players being left frustrated at misleading ticket prices (original story below), Niantic has shared an official statement. Ticket pricing has been adjusted to reflect the hidden costs, although no apology for or explanation behind the initial pricing has been...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon GO
    • Mobile
    • Niantic
  • Review Knights And Bikes - A Zelda-Style Adventure That's Perfect For Couch Co-Op

    A Nessa-sary buy

    There are few things on this earth as expansive and wonder-filled as the imagination of a child, and there are few games that can communicate this concept as effectively as Knights and Bikes. The latest release from Foam Sword – a studio comprised of some ex-Media Molecule staff – manages to perfectly convey the carefree and...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Knights and Bikes
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (February 15th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    The end of yet another busy week is upon us, and after all the Pokémon Sword and Shield leak drama, news of more NES and SNES games, and review bomb shenanigans, it's time

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • News Netflix Raises Hell With Castlevania's Season 3 Trailer

    "Evil never stays buried"

    After a false call by Netflix Nordic last November, earlier this week the third season of the animated adaptation of Castlevania was officially dated. It's arriving next month, on 5th March, and will reportedly be comprised of a total of 10 episodes. If the release date alone wasn't enough, Netflix has now shared its first...

    • Castlevania
    • Netflix
  • News PlatinumGames Open To Wonderful 101 Sequel, As Long As Fans Show Their Support

    By backing the remaster

    In the same interview with Nintendo Everything, prior to the reveal of The Wonderful 101: Remastered, PlatinumGames head Atsushi Inaba said the developer was open to a follow-up, provided fans showed their support for the remaster. In regards to a sequel or something, we can’t make one if there aren’t any fans for the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Platinum Games
    • Hideki Kamiya
  • News Jet Set Radio Inspired Parkour Game Hover Is Receiving A PM Studios Physical Release

    Pre-order now to get a $5 discount

    Following on from the news the indie-hit World of Goo would receive a Super Rare Games physical release on the Switch, PM Studios has now announced a hard copy of Hover (formerly known as Hover: Revolt of Gamers) for the same hybrid platform. Pre-orders for

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • PM Studios
    • North America
  • News Sega's 'Sonic Station Live!' Broadcast Starts Next Week On 20th February

    The first of its new monthly series

    To celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog in 2020, Sega is sharing special news on the 20th of each month. In March, it has an "announcement or two" prepared for a Sonic panel at SXSW 2020, and now in the latest update it's announced, 'Sonic Stati

    • Sonic
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
    • Sega
  • Feature Cosmic Defenders Dev On Partnering With Natsume And Life As A Tokyo-Based Indie

    "Living in Japan has been an amazing experience"

    Last year Natsume announced details of a new Indie developer partnership program with 2D revolving shooter Cosmic Defenders (originally Cosmos Defenders) the first title scheduled for release this year. The game charges you with defending the universe from chaotic aliens who want to steal the Tree of...

    • Features
    • Interviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases

Friday14th Feb 2020

  • Guide Best Cheap Nintendo Switch Games - Switch eShop Deals (US)

    Our regularly updated picks of discounted games on Switch

    With so many games hitting the Nintendo Switch eShop each week, regular sales have become a welcome fixture on the Switch and there are huge numbers of cheap and discounted games available on the Switch eShop at any given time. With so much choice, though, it can be tough to know where to...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Deals
    • US
  • News Google Opens Votes For Your Pokémon Of The Year, All 890 Included

    Update: Today's your last chance!

    Update (Fri 14th Feb, 2020 09:30 GMT): As a reminder, today is your last chance to vote for your Pokémon of the Year. You can find more details below if you missed our original story, and we'll make sure to update you with the winning Pokémon when they're announced. Original Article (Wed 5th Feb, 2020 13:30...

    • Pokemon
  • News Funko Is Releasing An Entire Set Of Eevee Evolution Pokémon Toys

    Figures to launch each month

    Just in case the bajillion Pokémon Funko Pops weren't quite enough, The Pokémon Company has revealed that a whole new set of Eevee evolution toys is now headed our way, too. Called 'An Afternoon with Eevee & Friends', the set is a new series of collectable Funko figures which follow the previously released 'A Day...

    • Pokemon
    • Toys
    • Merchandise
  • Guide Best Cheap Nintendo Switch Games - Switch eShop Deals (Europe)

    Our regularly updated picks of discounted games on Switch

    With so many games hitting the Nintendo Switch eShop each week, regular sales have become a welcome fixture on the Switch and there are huge numbers of cheap and discounted games available on the Switch eShop at any given time. With so much choice, though, it can be tough to know where to...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Deals
    • UK
  • News Ubisoft Hosts Huge Switch eShop Sale, Get Up To 82% Off Top Games

    Across Europe and North America

    Ubisoft is hosting another publisher sale on the Nintendo Switch eShop, this time slashing the prices of plenty of its biggest and best games available on the platform. Highlights include the heavily discounted Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Starlink: Battle for Atlas, and Rayman Legends - Definitive Edition, but...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Ubisoft
    • Sales
  • News Nintendo Shares A Single New Animal Crossing: New Horizons Screenshot

    We'll take it!

    The lack of an Animal Crossing: New Horizons-specific Direct presentation, or even any new info on the game at all, is slowly becoming a painful daily issue for the series' most dedicated fans. We don't go a day without seeing a decent number of Animal Crossing players pleading with Nintendo for something... Anything. Well, it...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News News On Nintendo Switch SNES Controller Stock Expected This Month (North America)

    More on the way?

    Update (Fri 14th Feb, 2020 16:30 GMT): After reappearing online for a terrifyingly short amount of time towards the end of last month, the official SNES controller for Nintendo Switch has once again been completely out of stock for the last couple of weeks. If you missed out last time, you might want to keep an eye on Nintendo's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • SNES
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • North America
  • News Oculus VR Founder Claims He's Winning The Auction For The Nintendo PlayStation

    "I am on a quest to digitize and preserve the history of physical videogames"

    Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey is claiming to be the current high bidder for the mythical Nintendo Playstation console, which went up for auction this week. Bidding started at $31,000, but now stands at a whopping $350,000, and Lucky is claiming on social media

    • Nintendo PlayStation
    • Palmer Luckey
    • VR
    • Retro
  • News Switch Starts 2020 With A Bang By Being North America's Best-Selling Console

    But hardware and software spend is down year-on-year

    The NDP Group figures for January are in, and Switch has maintained its momentum from 2019 by being the United States' best-selling console for the first month of the new year. However, the total hardware spend in January 2020 declined 35 percent year-on-year, dropping to $129 million. According...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
    • Sales Figures
    • NPD
  • News Stream Dragon Quest: Your Story Right Now On Netflix

    "Adapted from Dragon Quest V"

    Last month, we found out the CG-animated movie Dragon Quest: Your Story would be coming to the popular streaming service Netflix. If you've been looking forward to this one or need something to watch this Valentine's Day that isn't Sonic the Hedgehog, this might be of interest. Below is the synopsis and official...

    • Dragon Quest
    • Animation
    • Movies
    • Netflix
  • News Capcom's Third And Final Feature For Devil May Cry 3 On Switch Is Bloody Palace Local Co-Op

    Starring Dante and Vergil

    In the lead up to the release of Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition on the Nintendo Switch, the game's producer Matt Walker has been sharing videos about the brand new extra features in this latest iteration. Following on from the videos about style and weapon switching, Walker's now revealed players will be able to team up...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Capcom
  • Feature The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Lovers And Lonely Hearts

    Curl up with your Switch this Valentine's Day

    It's that time of year when love is more in the air - invigorating for those with Cupid's arrow embedded in their chest and sickening for anyone who finds themselves down in the dumps this Valentine's Day. Whether you're energised by the glories of love and affection or have had it up to your eyeballs...

    • Features
    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Valentines Day
  • Review Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha - Great Games Shamed By Horrendous Input Lag

    Delayed reaction

    At face value, Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha is an excellent proposition – a collection of some of the most beloved shmups and arguably the best titles Psikyo ever produced. At the humble price of $39.99, the new owner of the Psikyo properties, City Connection, is offering four must own shmup titles and two solid STG at an average...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Psikyo Shooting Stars
  • News Monster-Battling "Love Letter" Kindred Fates Reaches Its Switch Stretch Goal On Kickstarter

    Watch out, Pokémon

    TemTem isn't the only Kickstarter project attempting to recreate the magic of Pokémon. Nope, there's another one by the name of Kindred Fates. In case you missed our original story, it's described by the developer Skymill Studios as a "love letter" to the open-world monster battling RPG genre. In the latest update, the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Kickstarter
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Sonic The Hedgehog Is Now Available At The Build-A-Bear Workshop

    Meow?

    Sonic the Hedgehog has got a new look, and we're not just talking about his live-action movie redesign. At the end of last year, Sega of America announced a collection of merchandise to tie-in with the blue blur's big-screen debut. One of these items included a special Build-A-Bear Sonic. Now, as you can see above, it's been fully revealed...

    • Sonic
    • Sega
    • Build-A-Bear
  • News Untitled Goose Game Grabs Game Of The Year At DICE 2020 Awards, Here Are All The Winners

    Nintendo takes several awards, too

    Overnight, the 2020 D.I.C.E. Awards (Design Innovate Communicate Entertain) took place with some of gaming's best titles being recognised for their tremendous achievements over the past year. Taking the most prized award of all - Game of the Year - was the one and only Untitled Goose Game. The honky little indie...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Industry
  • News A Valentine's Event Is Now Live In Switch's Most Romantic Game, Mortal Kombat 11

    Love hurts

    In a few hours' time, on what will hopefully be a fine Valentine's Day evening, you might find your significant other turning to you to ask, "what would you like to do before bed, darling?" If you like, you could suggest a romantic night in with chocolates and a movie. Or, you could say, "I'd quite like to rip your head off in Mortal...

    • Nintendo Switch
  • Video Take A Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Gorgeous Art Of Streets Of Rage 4

    Blazin'

    With Streets of Rage 4 still on course for its vague '2020' release date, developer DotEmu has dropped another in its series of behind-the-scenes videos about the game's development. The latest video (below) is a six-minute look at the game's art from Lizardcube's Ben Fiquet and Julian Hguyen You. Discussing how the pixel art of the

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Streets of Rage
  • News World Of Goo Is The Next Indie To Get A Physical Release On Switch

    The WiiWare hit returns

    If you're in the market for another physical indie game on Switch, you might want to pick up World of Goo, the latest to be treated to a lovely case and cartridge. This new release has arrived thanks to a partnership between Super Rare Games and Tomorrow Corporation, with pre-orders set to go live on 20th February. The game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Terror Squid Looks Like An Absolute Bullet Hell Nightmare, In A Good Way

    Coming to Switch this spring

    Launching on Nintendo Switch this spring is Terror Squid, a score attack game with an intriguing, devilish twist. Said to be one of those games which are easy to understand but tricky to master, Terror Squid is an arcade-style affair where every enemy projectile actually comes from you. You see, as you move around, you...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Later Daters Brings "Sexy Senior Dating Sim" Gameplay To Switch This April

    Is it hot in here?

    Canadian indie developer Bloom Digital Media has revealed that Later Daters, a "saucy old souls dating sim", is headed to Switch this April. The game has you rocking up as the newest resident at Ye OLDE, a retirement community seemingly full of ravenous elderly lovers. You'll be doing the tango with a cast of flirts and...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

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