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TodayTue, 19th Mar 2019

  • News The Arcade Version Of Pokkén Tournament Is Terminating Its Online Services

    Gone but not forgotten

    Bandai Namco's Pokkén Tournament might be known as one of the more exciting games during the Wii U generation that got a new lease of life when it was re-released on the Switch, but it actually started out as an arcade exclusive in Japan. In sad, but inevitable news, it's now been announced via the official website, that the...

    • Arcade
    • Pokemon
    • Bandai Namco
    • Japan
    • Nintendo
  • News Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition Seemingly Teased For Nintendo Switch

    Can we expect a PAX East 2019 announcement?

    Gearbox Software has teased another game it will be revealing at PAX East 2019. This time it took to Twitter to share a picture of the fast and frantic first-person shooter, Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition. In the image, you can see Ishi Sato - one of the original characters from the game - along with Duke...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Gearbox Software
    • Bulletstorm
    • PAX East

YesterdayMon, 18th Mar 2019

  • Feature Uncovering The Story Behind Nintendo's Most Bizarre Tie-In

    ‘90s Mario mania, posthumous endorsements and White Knuckle Scorin'...

    Uncanny, no? It’s Saturday morning and we’re relaxing on the sofa with a coffee, idly scrolling through Twitter while MTV Classics plays in the background. The 1992 video for Roy Orbison’s posthumously released track 'I Drove All Night' plays. Now, we’re partial to...

    • Features
    • Music
    • Retro
    • Super Mario
  • Feature The Best 2D Platformers On Nintendo Switch

    Jump around

    With so many excellent platformers available on Switch, picking something out from the overwhelming selection can be hard. The platforming genre has a very strong pedigree on Nintendo systems going all the way back to the original Super Mario Bros. on NES. Over the years that followed other developers mastered the grammar laid down in...

    • Features
    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Platformers
    • Switch Essentials
  • Random 70-Year-Old Pokémon GO Player Gets Snapped Up As An ASUS Brand Ambassador

    'Influencers'...

    In a news story we never expected to write (but one that we're incredibly happy to be doing nonetheless), the internet-famous 70-year-old Pokémon GO player Chen San Yuan was recently presented on stage as a brand ambassador for Taiwanese electronics giant ASUS. If that sentence has just flown over your head faster than a soaring...

    • Pokemon Go
    • Pokemon
    • Mobile
    • Random
  • News Nindies Showcase Officially Announced For Wednesday, 20th March

    Surprise!

    Completely out of the blue, Nintendo has revealed that a Nindies Showcase video presentation is on the way later this week. The show will air this Wednesday, 20th March at 9am PT / 12pm ET (so that's 4pm GMT / 5pm CET). According to a brief press release, the show will feature "roughly 30 minutes of information on indie games coming to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Nindies
    • Nindies Showcase
  • News Nintendogs-Style Switch Exclusive Little Friends: Dogs & Cats Launches This May

    Go hands-on at PAX East and EGX Rezzed

    Indie publisher Sold Out has revealed the western release date for Little Friends: Dogs & Cats, a Nintendogs-like game coming exclusively to Switch. You'll be able to get your furry paws on it from 28th May. The game arrived on Switch in Japan last December, with this western release being confirmed

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Super Real Mahjong PV Temporarily Removed From Switch eShop Due To Accidental Nudity

    Not safe for the eShop

    Super Real Mahjong PV has only been available on Nintendo Switch for a matter of days, but the game has already been pulled from the eShop after several scenes of nudity were spotted by players. Super Real Mahjong is a series of arcade mahjong titles made by SETA Corporation, with many of its games being ported to the Sega...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Japan
  • News A Splatoon 2 Demo Has Just Launched On Switch, Includes Free Online Trial And Money Off Full Game

    Booyah!

    Nintendo has just released a demo for the hugely popular online shooter Splatoon 2, giving new Inklings a chance to dip their toe in the ink before they buy. That's not the only benefit, though, as you're about to find out. The demo will allow players to jump into 4-on-4 Turf War battles, Salmon Run, League Battle, and Ranked Battle modes...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 2
    • Demo
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch Online
  • Video Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Was Almost A Completely Different Game

    Originally called 'Town Planner'

    Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp has been gracing our mobile screens for just over a year now, no doubt tiding over many of the series' fans while we wait for the highly anticipated Switch game due later this year. It's a solid experience for smartphones, and indeed for the franchise, but the game could have been...

    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo
    • Mobile
    • Video
  • News Kickstarter Project Makes Custom Switch Pro Controllers For Every Smash Ultimate Character

    Hide your wallet immediately

    If you love Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and glorious pieces of gaming hardware as much as we do, you'll probably have a pretty hard time resisting this one. A Kickstarter crowdfunding project has recently launched offering backers a custom Switch Pro Controller featuring any character design they like from the game, and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Hardware
    • Accessories
    • Kickstarter
  • Review Motorsport Manager For Nintendo Switch - A Winning Formula For F1 Fans

    Pedal to the metal

    Motorsport Manager for Nintendo Switch will grind your hope into dust and feed you a balanced diet of disappointment for the first few hours of every playthrough. You’ll languish at the back of the pack, race after race, as you choose the wrong tyres for certain conditions or fail to keep your drivers in a positive working...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Motorsport Manager
  • News The Pokémon TCG Was In Development Before The First Games Had Even Been Finished

    Obvious potential even that early on?

    As we know it today, the Pokémon franchise is available to enjoy in almost every form imaginable. There are the video games, of course, but we also have the TV show, films, toys, apps, clothing, and more, including the official Pokémon Trading Card Game. For many, the trading card game holds just as many...

    • Pokemon
    • TCG
    • Pokemon Trading Card Game
  • News Nintendo Forgot That You Can't Complete StarTropics Without The Original NES Manual

    What a blunder

    Just last week, Nintendo added StarTropics - along with other games and goodies - to the NES Nintendo Switch Online app, presenting the game to an entirely new audience. Unfortunately, these new players are finding themselves unable to complete the game thanks to what can only be described as a bizarre oversight from Nintendo itself...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • NES
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Nintendo
  • News Designer Shares Switch And Joy-Con Mock-Ups Based On Every Nintendo Home Console

    Which would you pick?

    The vibrant colours available and the ability to mix and match different designs make the Switch's Joy-Con an attractive - and highly noticeable - part of the console. Not only can you show off your own personal flair (we're rocking one neon blue and one neon pink right now), but you can also change this to reflect your current...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Hardware
    • Art
  • News Looks Like Hollow Knight Is Also Getting A Physical Edition In Europe

    With map, manual and more

    Last week, we shared the rather exciting news that Hollow Knight will be released in a special Collector's Edition with all sorts of goodies thrown in. Exclusive to North American site, Fangamer, the bundle suggested that a Europe-specific release may well have been out of the question, but a new listing on Amazon says...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Hollow Knight
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Europe
  • UK Charts Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Still Leads The Way For Switch, The Division 2 Takes Top Spot

    Mario, Mario Kart and Smash all in top ten

    UK chart data is now in for the week ending 16th March, revealing that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is still speeding along as the Switch's best-selling exclusive for another week. After a strong third-place finish last week, the game saw a 12% drop in sales this time around, subsequently making it fall four places...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario Kart
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News Event Horizon Brings Space Exploration And Dynamic Battling To Switch This Month

    2D action meets RPG... In space

    Drageus Games has revealed that it will be bringing Event Horizon to Nintendo Switch. You'll be able to get your hands on it at the end of this month. The developer describes it as "an exciting space 2D action/RPG game" where players must take command of a space fleet and start a galaxy exploration mission. You'll be...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop

Sunday17th Mar 2019

  • Guide The Best Micro SD Cards For Nintendo Switch

    Give your Switch a much needed storage boost

    If you picked up a Nintendo Switch recently and have downloaded a number of games, it's highly likely that you'll be running out of internal storage space soon. Indeed, the console's weakness is storage space, and the fact that there are just so many amazing games to experience. The Switch comes with just...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Micro SD Cards
    • Features
    • Storage
    • Guides
  • News Takashi Iizuka Confirms The Next Sonic Title Is Already In Development

    Gotta go fast

    If the video clips for Team Sonic Racing weren't already satisfying enough, the head of Sonic Team, Takashi Iizuka, has confirmed the next big entry in the mainline Sonic series is officially underway. The announcement was made during a panel at SXSW Gaming 2019. Other than this, no other information is currently known about the new...

    • Sonic
    • Sonic The Hedgehog
    • Takashi Iizuka
    • Sonic Team
    • Sega
  • News Team Wizard Wins The Latest Splatoon 2 Splatfest

    Simply magic

    Were you a wizard or a knight? Either way, the results for the latest Splatoon 2 Splatfest have arrived. After a fierce medieval battle across the globe, Pearl and Marina can now confirm team wizard have won! Here's full the breakdown: If you happen to be on the winning side, don't forget to pick up your Super Sea Snails from...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 2
    • Splatfest
    • Nintendo Switch Online
  • News Freedom Planet Might Be Receiving A Physical Release On Switch

    Physical freedom

    If you love games similar but slightly different to the Sonic the Hedgehog series, the 2D platform title Freedom Planet is well worth your time. The GalaxyTrail game started out as a Sonic fan made project and was eventually released on PC in 2014. It has since been ported across to multiple platforms including the Switch eShop...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • North America
    • Classification
    • Rating
  • Video Did You Know Gaming Takes A Look At The Business Life Of Reggie Fils-Aimé

    From Pizza Hut To Nintendo

    Did You Know Gaming is primarily known for sharing facts and easter eggs about video games, but from time to time, it spotlights influential figures within the industry as well. In the above video, the focus is on Reggie Fils-Aimé, who recently announced he was stepping down as the Nintendo of America President and would...

    • Video
    • Reggie
    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Video Check Out Car Customisation In The Latest Team Sonic Racing Trailer

    Modify your ride

    In case you somehow missed the news, last October, Sega revealed Team Sonic Racing had been delayed until 21st May 2019. Since then, it has been slowly drip-feeding racing enthusiasts more information about the upcoming multiplatform release. In the latest trailer, we get a look at the car customisation options in the game. You'll...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Sonic
    • Sega

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