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  • Feature The Banner Saga Devs Discuss Trilogy Challenges And Releasing Physical Games On Switch

    "We ended up throwing 7 months of work away"

    In celebration of the physical Switch release of The Banner Saga Trilogy, which includes all three entries of the series in one edition, we recently spoke to Stoic Studio's Co-Owner and Creative Director Arnie Jorgensen, and Head of Production and Game Operations Andy Johnson, about the design choices...

    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Interviews
  • News Virtua Racing Joins The Sega AGES Line On Nintendo Switch

    Start your engines

    The Sega AGES game library continues to expand, with the latest game announcement for the Nintendo Switch series taking place at this year's Tokyo Game Show. The arcade version of Virtua Racing was shown during Sega's stage event. Take a look at the Twitter announcement along with a number of screenshots released so far: https:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sega
    • Tokyo Game Show
    • Japan
  • Guide The Best Super Smash Bros. Games - Every Super Smash Bros. Game Ranked

    What's the ultimate Super Smash Bros.?

    What's the best Super Smash Bros. of all time? As we look forward to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch – which we sincerely hope lives up to its name – we decided it was time to take a look at what's come before to determine where each entry sits in the ranking. The end result is fairly...

    • Guides
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Smash Bros
    • Features
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (September 22nd)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    It's the weekend! This wonderful time of the week means that the hard-working members of team Nintendo Life are all heading off to play some of those video game things we all love (while keeping several eyes on the site to make sure it doesn't explode, of course). This week, some of the team are off to EGX,...

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • Events Are You Good Enough To Join Alex In The EGX 2018 Super Smash Bros. Showdown?

    Settle it, with Nintendo Life's Alex Olney

    If you're in the UK then you'll no doubt be aware that EGX 2018 started this week, and if you happen to be at the event today of all days, then you could be in with a chance of claiming glory in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. At 3:30 PM today, the EGX 2018 Showdown takes place on the Nintendo stand at EGX. In...

    • Events
    • Nintendo Switch
    • UK
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Capcom Announces Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy For Nintendo Switch

    No objections to this

    A few weeks ago, Capcom revealed it would be hosting an "unmissable" Ace Attorney panel on the 22nd September at this year's Tokyo Game Show. Following a bunch of rumours dating back to November last year, it's now finally been confirmed the first three Phoenix Wright games are on the way to the Nintendo Switch. For the first...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Capcom
    • Phoenix Wright
    • Ace Attorney
    • Tokyo Game Show
  • News Super Mario Party For Nintendo Switch Won't Support Handheld Mode

    Tabletop and docked mode only

    As the October release of Super Mario Party on the Nintendo Switch draws closer, each day we seem to learn a bit more about it. If it wasn't already evident, it's now been confirmed the upcoming title won't support handheld mode. This is all tied to the fact multiple mini-games make use of the Joy-Con gyro feature. The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Rumour Diablo Animated Series Might Unleash Hell On Netflix

    Official announcement expected

    In recent times, every franchise under the sun appears to be receiving a Netflix adaptation. With source material seemingly running low, there's been a sudden shift towards video games. The Castlevania animated series already has a season up on the digital streaming service and now it looks like Diablo could be the...

    • Rumour
    • Diablo
    • Netflix
    • Activision
    • Blizzard
  • News Telltale Games Begins Majority Studio Closure With Mass Layoffs

    Multiple projects reportedly axed

    Telltale Games shot to video game fame working on multiple well-known IP including The Walking Dead, Minecraft, Batman and even Game of Thrones. Last month, a Telltale representative said the

    • Telltale Games
    • Industry
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop

YesterdayFri, 21st Sep 2018

  • Rumour The Brand New Pokémon From Let's Go Pikachu And Eevee Has Potentially Leaked

    Pokémon GO files reveal

    It appears that a brand new Pokémon has been unintentionally leaked from the network traffic of Pokémon GO, presumably being the new character that has been promised to appear in the upcoming Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! games. Images of this potential new Pokémon have been shared online by @Chrales,...

    • Rumour
    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Go
  • Soapbox Nintendo's Excuses Regarding Cloud Saves Aren't Good Enough

    The onus is on Nintendo to find a way to combat cheaters

    Soapbox features enable our individual writers to voice their own opinions on hot topics, opinions that may not necessarily be the voice of the site. In this piece, Nintendo Life Operations Director Darren Calvert voices his opinion on the state of Switch cloud saves, and why Nintendo needs to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Cloud Saves
    • Soapbox
    • Features
  • News Play It Loud With This Dedicated Portable Speaker For Nintendo Switch

    Charges the console, too

    We see a lot of accessories for the Switch here at Nintendo Life, with carry cases, extra peripherals, projectors, and lots more littering online stores around the world. Today, though, gaming device and accessory company YesOJO has unveiled a new portable speaker, something the company says is a "world first". As you can...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
  • Reminder The Dark Souls: Remastered Switch Network Test Is Starting Today

    Jot down these times!

    Just in case you've missed it, or in case you'd forgotten, the Dark Souls: Remastered network test is starting today, giving players the chance to have an early look at the game. For players in Europe, we are a mere matter of minutes away from the test at the time of writing; those in the US have a few more hours to prepare...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Dark Souls
  • Random Switch Online Service Launch Has Caused All Sorts Of Issues For Chinese Players

    Google servers to blame?

    As you're almost certainly aware by now, the Nintendo Switch Online service finally launched this week adding new functionalities to the console's online offerings and introducing a new, paid-for subscription. Well, this service has rolled out in China, too - a country which has traditionally been a tough nut to crack for...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • China
  • News Police Arrest Teacher Who Got His Daughter To Steal "Gameboy DS" From Prize Machine

    Learning about the law

    Earlier this week, we reported on a man in the US who got his daughter to climb into a Bandai Namco BarBerCut Lite cabinet so she could retrieve a number of Nintendo-themed prizes. At the time, a hostess in a restaurant opposite the machine who saw the entire act said the man ran off with multiple prizes including a "Gameboy...

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS
    • Bandai Namco
  • News BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition Has Been Revealed For Nintendo Switch

    Announced at Tokyo Game Show

    Arc System Works has announced BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition for Nintendo Switch. BlazBlue: Central Fiction, which this game is no doubt expanding upon, is a 2D fighter which released on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 back in 2016. The series combines classic traits of 2D fighting games with visual novel...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Anniversary Retro Studios Celebrates 20 Years In Gaming

    Now let's have some Switch games, please

    We imagine Retro Studios is one company that needs absolutely no introduction on these pages, but we're about to provide one anyway as the developer is today celebrating 20 years in the world of gaming. Yes, back in 1998, Retro Studios was born as a game development studio with Nintendo acting as a parent...

    • Retro Studios
    • Nintendo
    • Anniversary
  • News Ubisoft Officially Reveals Sports Party Exclusively For Switch, Available 30th October

    Fun for the whole family

    Ubisoft has officially revealed that Sports Party will be released on Nintendo Switch on 30th October (after ESRB ratings had previously given the game away) and we have a fancy new trailer to celebrate. In this game, up to four players can get together and challenge themselves in six outdoor activities - Basketball,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Review STAY - An Intriguing Concept That Might Just Outstay Its Welcome

    One is the loneliest number

    We’re all a little guilty of peering into the stats screen of a game to see our overall playtime. Sometimes it’s out of pride, providing a glimpse into the sheer dedication you’ve put into your favourite new obsession, or perhaps you’re simply morbidly curious to discover how much of your life you’ve spent doing...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • STAY
  • News Roguelike Action Platformer Risk Of Rain Launches On Switch Out Of The Blue

    Surprise!

    Out of seemingly nowhere, Hopoo Games' acclaimed action-platformer Risk of Rain has launched on Nintendo Switch. The announcement comes from the game's official Twitter account (and from the eShop, where it now resides), which has let fans know that you can go ahead and give this one another play on Nintendo's latest console. The game was...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News Fortnite Season Six Begins 27th September, 400% Match XP Event Taking Place This Weekend

    Where we droppin' this time?

    With Fortnite's fifth season now coming to a close, developer Epic Games has announced the start date for Season Six. If you hadn't already guessed from the title, that date is 27th September. Following on from last season's changeover, a bonus XP weekend is taking place to help players reach their final targets for the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fortnite
  • News Final Fantasy Composer Nobuo Uematsu Takes Indefinite Break Due To Health Problems

    Hopes to return in the future

    If you have ever played one of Square Enix's Final Fantasy games before, you will have probably heard Nobuo Uematsu's work. The famous Japanese composer, aged 59, is occasionally referred to as the "Beethoven" of video game music and has been working at Square since 1985. In the latest post on his Line blog page, Nobuo...

    • Square Enix
    • Final Fantasy
  • News Motion Twin Outlines Upcoming Dead Cells Content, Wants To Know What Players Would Like

    Looking ahead

    Following a positively-received launch on all platforms, Dead Cells developer Motion Twin is now looking towards the game's future. Even though most of its staff are currently on a well-deserved break after three years of solid development, two of the game's team members took time out to explain some of the post-release content...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • DLC
  • News Nintendo And Panasonic Filed Patent Applications For Two 'Quality Of Life' Devices In February

    Dead or alive?

    In June this year, there were suggestions Nintendo's 'Quality of Life' initiative was dead. At the time, it was linked to a dramatic fall in the company's share price. Hardware partner Panasonic had also reportedly withdrawn itself from the project in March. The last official acknowledgment was when Nintendo's Annual Report for 2017...

    • Nintendo
    • Japan
  • Video Turn-Based Strategy Game Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics Gets Shiny New Launch Trailer

    Challenge the Nazi terror

    Auroch Digital has released a brand new trailer for Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics, the turn-based strategy game headed to Switch later this year. The trailer has been shared to coincide with the game's Steam release date announcement, where the title will be available on 4th October; console versions are still set to arrive...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Embrace The Pirate Life When Don't Sink Sails Onto Switch eShop Later This Year

    Stay afloat

    Aspiring pirates can look forward to sailing the high seas this fall when Hitcents, in partnership with Studio Eres, brings Don't Sink to the Switch eShop. This colourful looking pixel title is described as a "sandbox-adventure-pirate-RPG" drawing inspiration from classic video games such as Sid Meier's Pirates and Pirates of the...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Grab The New Fortnite Switch Bundle From The Nintendo UK Store, Pre-Orders Now Live

    Free Fortnite goodies included

    Earlier this week, Nintendo revealed a brand new Fortnite Switch bundle set to be released across Europe and North America. Wasting absolutely no time whatsoever, pre-orders for the bundle have now started to go live, starting with the Nintendo Official UK Store. If you missed the news, this bundle includes a Nintendo...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fortnite
    • Hardware
    • UK
  • Guide Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country: Combat Explained, Barney Stones, Slate Pieces, & Unique Monsters Locations

    Blade & Driver Combos, Chain Attacks, & More Explained

    To describe Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country as DLC is a bit misleading. There are tons of fully fledged games on Nintendo Switch that offer far less in terms of content, and some of those are even JRPGs themselves. Expansion is closer to the truth but standalone prequel is...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Features
    • Guides
    • Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country
  • News Overcooked 2 Will Receive New Game+ Mode To Heat Things Up In The Kitchen Next Month

    Time for dessert!

    Team17 has revealed that co-op, party-strategy game Overcooked 2 will soon be receiving an update to include a 'New Game+' mode. If you're unfamiliar with the game, Overcooked 2 tasks you and up to three friends with preparing, cooking, and sending out meals for hungry customers in an incredibly frantic - but fun - environment...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
  • Video Get Hyped With This Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country Launch Trailer

    Available for everyone today

    Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country is now fully available to all players, and Nintendo has released a brand new launch trailer to celebrate. This Xenoblade Chronicles 2 DLC addition, which is actually a standalone prequel that has received its own release, has no doubt been sitting at the top of every...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xenoblade
    • Video
  • News Rocket League Now Has More Than 50 Million Players Worldwide

    Cross-play uniting and growing the community

    Rocket League might not be the game of the moment, but it's definitely had its fair share of time in the spotlight over the past number of years. Since its initial launch in 2015, its community has grown more and more thanks to the game's release on multiple platforms - including the Nintendo Switch - and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Rocket League

Thursday20th Sep 2018

  • Guide Nintendo Switch Online FAQ - Everything You Need To Know - Pricing, Cloud Saves, NES Games

    Got questions about Nintendo Switch Online?

    Updated with sections to make it easier to navigate. Also included games that don't support cloud saves, updated the NES games list, and included a list of games that support the Nintendo Switch Online mobile app. Also included a list of the games that require Nintendo Switch Online for online play...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Guides
  • News Hackers Are Already Uploading Additional Games To The Switch NES Library

    Here we go again

    The NES library associated with Nintendo Switch Online has just been released and already hackers have found a way to upload additional titles to the service. According to reports from Kotaku, the NES emulators on the Switch and the NES Classic function in a similar way - making it possible for hackers with modified systems to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Online
  • Feature Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Team Talk Torna, Female Blades And The Ending That Never Made It

    A tale of Alrest

    Nintendo Life recently had the opportunity to talk to the production team behind Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country. Over the course of our conversation with Tetsuya Takahashi, the game's Executive Producer from Monolith Soft, Koh Kojima, the Producer (also from Monolith Soft) and Genki Yokota, the Director from...

    • Interview
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xenoblade Chronicles
    • Features
  • News Last Year's N64 Trademark Has Finally Been Approved, N64 Mini On The Way?

    Things are looking promising

    Back in July 2017, we reported on the fact that Nintendo had recently filed a trademark application for the Nintendo 64 controller in Europe, leaving fans dreaming of the possibilities of an upcoming Nintendo 64 Mini console. Now, new information has come to light which shows that the trademark has finally been accepted,...

    • Nintendo 64
    • N64 Mini
    • Nintendo
  • News Sega AGES Finally Launches In The West, Sonic And Thunder Force IV Available Now On Switch

    Gotta go fast (to the eShop)

    After months of speculation, we're happy to reveal that the Sega AGES range has finally launched on Switch in the west. Sega of America has today announced that the first two titles of Sega AGES, Sonic the Hedgehog and Lightening Force: Quest for the Darkstar (also known as Thunder Force IV), are now available digitally...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sega
    • Switch eShop
  • Guide What To Do If Cloud Saves On Nintendo Switch Online Aren't Working As They Should

    Back it up, back it in

    Nintendo's new cloud service for backing up saves is a good idea in theory. If the worst happens to your console you can continue your adventures on a new system without breaking a save-data-loss-themed sweat. Backups are even handled automatically, so you needn't worry about remembering to do it yourself all the time. But...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Splatoon 2
    • Features
    • Guides
  • News The Last Generation 7 Pokémon Zeraora Is Coming To Ultra Sun And Moon Next Month

    Complete that Pokédex

    The Pokémon Company International has revealed that Zeraora, a mythical Pokémon that just so happens to be the final entry in the Pokédex at present, will soon be made available to western players in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. The announcement comes alongside a new Pokémon Trading Card Game expansion, Sun &...

    • 3DS
    • Pokemon
  • Nintendo Download 20th September (North America)

    Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna, Valkyria Chronicles 4, The Gardens Between!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Nintendo Switch retail:...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • Video New Super Mario Party Trailer Shows Lots Of Footage And Strangely Coloured Joy-Con

    Over four minutes of fun

    Nintendo has released a launch trailer for Super Mario Party - despite the game not actually launching for another couple of weeks - giving us a good, lengthy look at the all the fun on offer. As well as showing footage of various minigames and boards that players will be exploring, the trailer also showcases how the single...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Super Mario
    • Video
  • Video Take A Look At Square Enix's Trailers From The 2018 Tokyo Game Show

    Final Fantasy and more

    Square Enix has shown new trailers for Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition, World Of Final Fantasy Maxima and Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy! at this year's Tokyo Game Show. In addition to this, it was also revealed

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
  • Nintendo Download 20th September (Europe)

    Beat Em Ups! Fishing! Scribblenauts!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail - New Releases: Legendary Fishing (Ubisoft, €29.99 /...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News Excitebike Joins The Hamster Arcade Archives Collection On Switch Tomorrow

    Screenshots contained within

    One of the more well-known titles from the NES era is Excitebike - a motocross racer developed and published by Nintendo back in 1984. If you're wanting to relive the title once again you're most certainly in luck, as a version of the game is arriving on Switch tomorrow (21st September) as part of Hamster's Arcade...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Review Velocity 2X - A Finely-Tuned Arcade Extravaganza That Will Seriously Test Your Talents

    Faster than greased lightning

    In 1975, a Hungarian psychologist named Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (try pronouncing that one out loud) coined the term 'flow', referring to a state of mind in which one becomes so enchanted or focused on something that all sense of space and time outside of that focus point essentially seems to disappear. The state of flow...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Velocity 2X
  • News Hori's D-Pad Joy-Con Will No Longer Gobble Up The Switch Battery Life

    Firmware update saves the day

    In the month of July, Japanese peripheral maker Hori issued a statement on its website warning customers about a battery-draining issue linked to ts Joy-Con with a full D-Pad arrangement. Hori even reached out to us at the time with a statement about the problem: We are working to have this issue resolved by the time...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
    • Hori
  • Review Scribblenauts Mega Pack - Two Amazing Games That Are Worth Revisiting On Switch

    Word play

    It’s safe to say the Scribblenauts franchise hasn’t had the best of starts on Nintendo Switch. Despite all the charm and charisma in the world, the lifeless Scribblenauts: Showdown somehow took all those likeable qualities, boiled them down to their bare mechanics and packaged them up as a boring party game. Would that be it for...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Scribblenauts Mega Pack
  • News GungHo Shares New Information About HD Version Of Grandia And Dreamcast Sequel

    A western exclusive, for now

    Around the time of this year's Tokyo Game Show, Game Informer was given the opportunity to visit GungHo's offices and find out a bit more about the upcoming remaster of the first two Grandia games - expected to arrive on multiple platforms, including the Switch, in the near future. The most surprising news, apparently,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit Has Disappointing Launch In Japan, Switch Still Best-Selling Console

    Last week's Japanese charts

    Figures are in for the Japanese gaming charts, covering the 10th - 16th of September, and Nintendo's major new release of the week - the Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit - managed to snag a debut spot at number five. Sales figures show that it failed to reach the lofty heights of the previous Labo designs, however...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • Review Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse - An Old-School Point-And-Click Adventure In Every Sense

    Puzzlingly pedestrian

    The Switch isn’t short of superb narrative adventures. From Night in the Woods to Thimbleweed Park, via Oxenfree and Gone Home, the platform’s got fans of loquacious conversation and perplexing puzzles pretty well covered. Now, into this mix, comes another blast from the recent past (something the Switch sees a lot of, of...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Broken Sword
  • News Limited Run Games Reveals Golf Story Collector's Edition, Pre-Order Next Friday

    Hole in one

    Physical distributor and specialist Limited Run Games has revealed the Golf Story Collector's Edition for $79.99 on its Twitter page. The game will "get physical" on 28th September when pre-orders officially open. Adding to this announcement was the reveal of a partnership with Spoony Bard Productions and Infinite NES Lives to re

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The Nintendo Switch NES Controllers Are Now Available To Pre-Order In Europe

    Playing with power

    If you're wanting to play the Nintendo Switch Online's selection of NES games in style, then you've probably been keeping an eye on the recently announced NES-style controllers for the console. The good news for European players is that the controllers are now available to pre-order directly from the My Nintendo store. With the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • NES
    • Accessories
    • Europe
  • News Kickstarter Launches For The '3 Up', A Stylish Switch Carry Case That Adapts To Your Needs

    Holds 10 games and your other daily essentials

    We've seen a wide range of Switch carry cases over the last few months, all offering different benefits to suit various types of gamers and situations. Now, this '3 Up' case from Villager Supplies is aiming to provide a stylish solution that suits the everyday lifestyle of busy adults, and a Kickstarter...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
  • News SNK 40th Anniversary Collection Adds Street Smart And Prehistoric Isle

    More bang for your buck

    The SNK 40th Anniversary Collection for Nintendo Switch will include multiple titles from the Japanese veteran's library of work. As the November release here in the west draws closer, another two games have now been introduced in trailer form as a part of the collection. The first is Street Smart, a 1989 beat 'em up about...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • SNK
  • News Android 17 Is Being Added To The Character Roster In Dragon Ball FighterZ

    More Free content is also on the way

    The former villain and twin brother of Android 18 will soon be added to Bandai Namco's hit game, Dragon Ball FighterZ. According to a reveal in the latest issue of Japanese publication V-Jump, the DLC fighter Android 17 is due out in late September for approximately $4.99 / 500 yen. Alongside this, Bamco is...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Dragon Ball
    • Japan
  • News The Minecraft New Nintendo 2DS XL Is Coming To Europe After All, Available Next Month

    Game included

    Nintendo has officially revealed the Minecraft New Nintendo 2DS XL 'Creeper Edition' for Europe. Back in July, this luminous green beauty was confirmed for Japanese buyers alongside new Animal Crossing and Mario Kart bundles, but it was unclear whether or not the system would make it to western shores. Then, late last month, we...

    • 3DS
    • 2DS
    • Minecraft
    • Nintendo
    • Hardware
  • News Take Care Of Your Own Island When Summer In Mara Sails Onto Switch In 2019

    Fulfill your destiny

    If you've ever wanted to look after your own island, Summer in Mara could be the game for you. Arriving on the Switch in 2019, developer Chibig Studio describes the game as a single-player summer adventure. You'll take care of your own island, farm the land and craft new tools all for survival purposes. You can then set out on...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Retro Side-Scrolling Platformer MagiCat Is Clawing Its Way To Switch Today

    "Handcrafted retro experience"

    The retro side-scrolling platformer MagiCat, which initially launched on Steam last summer, is headed to the Nintendo Switch. You won't have long to wait to get your paws on it, either, as the game actually launches today for $4.99. This one takes players on a quest to retrieve a stolen artefact, exploring the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Feature Velocity 2X Dev Opens Up About Publishing Woes And Chances Of A Sequel

    "We need to make it happen"

    Side-scrolling shooter hybrid Velocity 2X comes to the Nintendo Switch this week, after receiving critical acclaim when it was initially released back in 2014. Things took an interesting turn last month, however, as developer FuturLab suddenly became very vocal and honest about their publishing struggles in a series of...

    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Interviews
  • News Double Pug Switch Will Bring A Plentiful Portion Of Puppy Platforming To Switch Next Year

    Multidimensional platforming

    The EGX 2018 announcements are starting to creep their way out of the show floor, with a brand new platformer called Double Pug Switch being revealed for Nintendo's hyrbid platform. The game is the debut title from The Polygon Loft, and is described as a "challenging platformer" that puts you in control of a mischievous...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Deemo's Physical Switch Edition Is Coming To North America With Nintendo Labo Support

    Early 2019

    PM Studios and acttil have revealed that the physical version of rhythm hit Deemo will be released in North America in "early 2019". If you're unfamiliar with the game, Deemo is a music rhythm game which centres around the mystifying relationship between the titular Deemo and a young girl. Deemo must play and complete musical piano...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • North America

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