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  • Random If You Remember This Super Mario Game Show, You Have A Better Memory Than Us

    Is that... Mario?!

    In the early days of the video game industry, there were quite a few abortive attempts to mix the medium of interactive entertainment with the more passive pastime of just sitting and watching telly. Shows like GamesMaster and Bad Influence in the UK would try and capitalise on the amazing popularity of video games, but in...

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    • Super Mario
    • Retro
    • Video
  • News Metagal Brings Old School 2D Platforming To Switch This Friday

    16-bit graphics, 8 unique levels

    The Switch is set to receive another retro-inspired 2D platformer this week in the form of Metagal, courtesy of publisher, Ratalaika Games. In this one, players take on the role of Meta, a cyborg girl, who is on a quest to rescue her creator from the hands of General Creeper, the evil leader of a rogue army. Things...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Feature The 50 Best Nintendo 3DS Games Of All Time - Zelda, Pokémon, Animal Crossing And More

    As voted by you

    On the 8th anniversary of Nintendo 3DS' arrival on European shores, and as dwindling software sales and a paucity of games on the horizon finally signals the end of the console's long day in the sun, there's no better time to look back over the extraordinary catalogue of what may well be Nintendo's final handheld-only console. After...

    • Features
    • Top 50
    • 3DS
    • 3DS eShop
  • News Surreal Puzzler Back To Bed Sleepwalks Onto Switch Next Month

    Utterly bizarre puzzles await

    2Awesome Studio has revealed that it will be bringing Bedtime Digital Games' Back to Bed to Nintendo Switch next month. The game sees players guiding a sleepwalker named Bob from his sleep-inducing office to the safety of his bed, all by controlling his subconscious guardian, Subob. The pair travel through a surreal...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • UK Charts Mario Kart 8 Deluxe And New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Stay In The Top Ten

    'Mario' + 'Deluxe' = success

    UK chart data is now in for the week ending 23rd March, revealing that both Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe have managed to keep their places in the top ten. New release Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice manages to take top spot this time around, selling most of its copies on PS4. This pushes last week's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News Xenon Racer Brings Futuristic Arcade Racing To Switch Tomorrow, Launch Trailer Released

    Scratch that F-Zero itch

    Xenon Racer is speeding onto the Nintendo Switch tomorrow, bringing fast-paced, futuristic, arcade racing along for the ride. To celebrate, Soedesco has released a launch trailer. Xenon Racer boasts sleek, futuristic car visuals made possible with Unreal Engine, with each design coming from the mind of Marcello Raeli -...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News All Warframe Players Will Receive Free Gifts This Week To Celebrate Its Sixth Anniversary

    Nearly 50 million registered users

    Today is Warframe's sixth anniversary and, to celebrate, Canadian developer and publisher Digital Extremes has revealed that it will be gifting players with free rewards this Wednesday. The freebies will include a brand new exclusive Liset (landing craft) Skin, last year’s Dex Excalibur skin, and all of the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
  • Hardware Review Analogue Mega Sg: Forget The Mega Drive Mini, This Is The Real Deal

    The Genesis of another FPGA legend

    For many, the Super Nintendo remains the absolute pinnacle of gaming hardware. The is 16-bit powerhouse was home to some amazing games, and via titles like Super Mario World, Zelda: Link to the Past and Street Fighter II, did much to expand the interactive entertainment market and turn an entire generation into...

    • Features
    • Retro
    • Sega
    • Analogue
    • Mega Sg
  • News The Switch Famicom Controller's Microphone Actually Works, Just Like The Original

    Could future Joy-Con have a mic built-in?

    As you may well remember, to coincide with the launch of the Nintendo Switch Online - Nintendo Entertainment System collection, both NES and Famicom-style wireless controllers were released for the Switch for online subscribers only. The Famicom versions are exclusive to Japan - just like the system on which...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • NES
    • Famicom
    • Japan
  • News Save Chefs From Crazy Bunnies In Radical Rabbit Stew, Coming To Switch Next Year

    A "hare raising action-arcade game"

    Publisher Sold Out has today announced a partnership with Pugstorm which will see action-arcade game, Radical Rabbit Stew, launch on Switch and other platforms next year. With its 2020 release date obviously a little while away, we're told that more details will be shared later this year, but we do have a quick...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News SNK's Samurai Shodown Reboot Slashes Its Way Onto Switch In Q4 2019

    Hitting PS4 and Xbox One in June

    SNK has confirmed that its Samurai Shodown reboot will be coming to Nintendo Switch in Q4 2019, slightly after the release of the PS4 and Xbox One versions. Powered by Epic's Unreal Engine 4, the title is set in-between the events of the original Samurai Shodown and its fifth mainline entry. 16 fighters will make...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • SNK
    • Samurai Shodown
  • Talking Point Could We See Mario Kart Tour At Apple's Event Today?

    Perfect timing?

    Apple is set to hold a keynote event later today. At the upcoming presentation, the company is expected to mainly talk about new services, with a focus on their video streaming offering that's set to rival both Netflix and Amazon. However, many are hinting that the event could be about much more than just one new service, and won't...

    • Mario Kart
    • Features
    • Talking Point
    • Apple
  • Video Extended Detective Pikachu Movie TV Spot Reveals Brand New Scenes

    Creepy Gengar and more

    More footage of the upcoming Detective Pikachu movie has been released, this time in the form of extended TV spots released in North America and Japan. The footage shows off some previously unseen moments from the film, including our first detailed close-up of Pancham. Pikachu also says the phrase "sweet mother of Arceus"...

    • Pokemon
    • Detective Pikachu
    • Movies
    • Video
  • News Action-Shooter Snow Battle Princess Sayuki Blasts Onto Switch This Week

    50% off if you pre-purchase

    Japanese publisher Ninja Games Japan is set to release Snow Battle Princess Sayuki on Nintendo Switch this week. The game tasks players with help Sayuki, a snow princess, to break an evil curse set upon her loved one by finding eight items scattered across eight lands. The journey will take you across Blizzard Mountain,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Code Your Own Games With FUZE4 Nintendo Switch, Now Launching This May

    Learn how to code games on your Switch

    FUZE Technologies Ltd has shared the news that its upcoming educational coding platform release, FUZE4 Nintendo Switch, has been delayed until the end of next month. If you've missed our previous coverage of this one, the software features a comprehensive selection of tutorial projects which allow users to get...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Duck Game Will Make An Action-Packed Splash On Switch This May

    Ducks. Everywhere.

    Adult Swim Games and indie developer Landon Podbielski have revealed that Duck Game is firing its crazy action gameplay onto the Nintendo Switch this May. Developed in partnership with Armature Studios, this new Switch version of the game has been "fully optimised" for the console. The action takes place in the year 1984, in a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Anniversary Nintendo 3DS Launched 8 Years Ago Today In Europe

    And what an eight years it's been

    Eight years ago today, on 25th March 2011, the Nintendo 3DS was released in Europe. Just two days later it arrived in North America, too, with Australia following suit on 31st March of the same year. We still vividly remember picking up our 3DS consoles for the first time, excitedly watching things popping out of...

    • 3DS
    • Nintendo 3DS
    • Nintendo
    • Anniversary
  • Rumour Nintendo Is Releasing Two New Versions Of Switch This Year

    Budget and Pro versions incoming?

    Nintendo has plans to release not one but two new Switch SKUs this year, according to a fresh report from the Wall Street Journal. As previously hinted, one of these versions will be a cheaper model that could well remove the detachable Joy-Con altogether, making it more akin to a 3DS successor. The WSJ says th

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Rumours
    • Hardware

YesterdaySun, 24th 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
  • Random Deal With Any Climate In Zelda: Breath Of The Wild With This Game-Changing Glitch

    Elemental immunity

    Tired of having to swap Link’s gear every time you enter a different environment in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild? If you are, then this glitch might be of interest to you. The ‘Apparatus Storage’ bug not only allows you to max out Link's hearts and stamina, but also makes you immune to extreme temperatures,...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • The Legend of Zelda
    • Zelda
  • Rumour New Persona 5 Trailer Connected To Recent Smash Bros. Ultimate Datamine

    Another link

    Persona 5 R is now officially known as Persona 5: The Royal, after a short teaser commercial for the upcoming PlayStation 4 game aired during the latest episode of the animated series. While there was no mention of the new Atlus game being released on the Nintendo Switch, there is believed to be a link between this latest trailer and...

    • Rumour
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Persona
    • Atlus
  • Random Sonic The Hedgehog Creator Yuji Naka Thinks Nintendo Has Changed

    Indie collabs paving the way

    Now that we know Brace Yourself Games is working on a cross-over between Crypt of the NecroDancer and The Legend of Zelda series, it has raised questions about what else could be on the horizon. When the Sonic The Hedgehog creator Yuji Naka first found out about an indie developer working with one of Nintendo’s most...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo
    • Yuji Naka
  • News Professor Layton And The Curious Village Appears To Be Making The Switch

    One other entry also being localised

    Last time we heard about the 2007 DS title Professor Layton and the Curious Village, was when it was discovered the classic story-driven puzzle game by Level-5 was being ported across to Android and iOS. Now, according to a listing on the G4F Localisation website, Professor Layton’s original

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Level-5
    • Professor Layton
  • News It Looks Like Hi-Rez Studios Is Bringing Realm Royale To The Nintendo Switch

    Fantasy Fortnite

    At the beginning of February, it was discovered Hi-Rez Studios was likely releasing its free-to-play multiplayer fantasy title Realm Royale on the Switch in the near future. If the previous findings weren't already convincing enough, dataminers have now uncovered even more evidence of a possible Nintendo release. A

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch

Saturday23rd Mar 2019

  • News Cuphead Won't Be Any Easier On Nintendo Switch

    Deal with it

    While Nintendo is known for making gaming as accessible as possible to the masses, a number of indie developers have made a name for themselves on the Switch by providing absolutely ruthless experiences. Cuphead by StudioMDHR will be no different. This game is already known as a punishing run and gun 2D platformer and it's now been...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • GDC
  • News NetherRealm Studios Reveals First DLC Character For Mortal Kombat 11

    Noob Saibot also returns

    It's a common trend for developers of upcoming releases to announce downloadable content ahead of time nowadays and NetherRealm Studios is no different. The first of six DLC fighters coming to Mortal Kombat 11 in the Kombat Pack is Shang Tsung. Interestingly, the character is voiced by the Japanese-American actor, martial...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Mortal Kombat
    • DLC
  • News Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid Arrives Next Week On Switch eShop

    Go go Power Rangers

    Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid had an incredibly rough start to its life when a YouTube channel uploaded the game's trailer and press release ahead of schedule, resulting in the game being officially revealed on the same day as the first Mort

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Random Is State Of Play PlayStation's Take On Nintendo Direct?

    Immitation is the sincerest form of flattery

    Sony has revealed it will be hosting a series of live broadcasts, with the first one kicking off on 25th March. These 'State of Play' showcases intend to provide updates and announcements from the world of PlayStation. Here's a bit about what to expect, direct from the PR: State of Play will give you...

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    • Sony
    • PlayStation
    • Nintendo Direct
    • Nintendo
  • Feature GoldenEye Dev David Doak On Shaking (And Stirring) The FPS Genre On Console

    "All we could see were the bad things"

    You couldn’t escape it. It was here, rife and potent. It ploughed a path through conventional gaming conversations from the casuals to the parents of gamers that had to put up with the noise, the screaming and the not going to bed because if you didn’t kill John with thirty-seven remote mines stuck to the...

    • Features
    • Retro
    • N64
    • Rare
    • David Doak
  • News Dead Cells Surpasses One Million Sales, Switch Version Leads The Way On Console

    Well deserved

    Motion Twin's Dead Cells didn't have the best launch on the Switch eShop. In fact, when it arrived, the French-based developer had to acknowledge frame-drops and performance issues with a public apology. It spent the next six months reworking the game engine, to bump the framerate up to 60fps and since then, it's been recognised as one...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Indie
    • Sales
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (March 23rd)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    Well, what a busy week we've had. There was the Nindies Showcase, which brought with it the Cuphead and Cadence of Hyrule reveals, the

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • News Alex Kidd And Gain Ground Join The Sega AGES Line Here In The West On 28th March

    Two more classics

    The Sega AGES line has taken ages to get up and running here in the west. Despite this, it has managed to develop into a quality library of retro re-releases with some subtle quality of life improvements to enhance the overall experience. While we wait for the likes of Virtua Racer to arrive, Sega has now confirmed it’s...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Sega

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