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  • News Constructor Plus Is Building Towards A February Release On Switch With Lots Of New Content

    More buildings, more worlds

    UK-based publisher System 3 has revealed that the planning permissions for Constructor Plus have been firmly secured, with a release date now scheduled for 15th February. Bringing all the comedy and sarcasm of the original along for the ride (as well as its real-time strategy construction sim gameplay, of course),...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Get Discounts On Kirby, Sushi Striker And More With The Latest European My Nintendo Rewards

    Excitebike 64, anyone?

    The latest batch of My Nintendo game discounts for Europe has now gone live, giving players the usual chance to grab some 3DS and Wii U games at discounted prices. There are eight games up for grabs this time around, including a couple of Kirby titles, a tasty slice of Professor Layton goodness, and even a relatively early...

    • 3DS
    • Wii U
    • My Nintendo
    • Europe
  • Feature How Super Smash Bros. Became The Ultimate Fighter

    The path of a champion

    What do you do if you’ve been fighting with the same people for 20 years? If you’re Nintendo, you hand out some weapons, get an announcer, and invite your friends over to watch. The Super Smash Bros. series, Nintendo’s perennial Saturday-morning-cartoon take on how fighting video games can work, turns a whopping 20...

    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Get Ready For Some Brutal Retro-Inspired Platforming In Necrosphere Deluxe On Switch

    Good luck

    Publishing label UNTIES and indie developer Cat Nigiri have announced that Necrosphere Deluxe will soon be bringing platforming joy and inescapable anger to Nintendo Switch in equal measure. The game is described as a "retro adventure-platformer" in which players must jump and float their way across lanes of fire and over deadly spikes,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Award-Winning First-Person Horror Among The Sleep Is Creeping Onto Nintendo Switch

    Sweet dreams

    Krillbite Studio has revealed that its award-winning horror Among the Sleep: Enhanced Edition will soon be scaring you silly on Nintendo Switch. If you're unfamiliar with this one, Among the Sleep originally launched on PC back in 2014, with PS4 and Xbox One releases arriving shortly after. In the game, players assume the role of an...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News 2D Puzzle-Based Side-Scrolling Awaits In Inops, Coming To Switch This Weekend

    Solve puzzles, escape traps, dodge enemies

    ZRZStudio's latest project Inops is just days away from a release on Nintendo Switch, bringing 2D side-scrolling puzzles to a console near you this weekend. The game sees players escaping from traps, solving puzzles, and dodging a variety of enemies using the Inops' special ability. This ability enables...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Knights Of Pen And Paper 1 And 2 Are Your Next Physical Indies From Super Rare Games

    In a lovely double pack

    Physical indie publisher Super Rare Games has revealed that its next release is actually a double pack featuring both Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Deluxier Edition and Knights of Pen & Paper 2 Deluxiest Edition. The two games see players setting out on an adventure in a turn-based RPG full of retro inspiration. There are...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nindies
    • Super Rare Games
  • News Travis Strikes Again Version 1.0.1 Update Brings New Game+ Mode And Bonus T-Shirts

    And bug fixes, of course

    Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes has only been available on Switch since last Friday, but the game has already received its first update bringing a new mode and extra collectables for players to enjoy. The update, which brings the game to version 1.0.1, features a New Game+ Mode to provide players with another reason to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
  • Feature Say Hello To Vixen 357, A Lost Mega Drive Classic That's Hitting The West This Year

    Fire Emblem with mechs?

    Masaya is a studio that is closely associated with the strategy RPG series Langrisser, a franchise which went head-to-head with Nintendo's Fire Emblem in the '90s. However, the company – via Career Soft, one of its internal teams – had been dabbling in this genre for some time before that, releasing Elthlead (PC-8801,...

    • Features
    • Retro
    • Mega Drive
    • Super Fighter Team
  • UK Charts New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Fights Off Ace Combat 7 To Stay At Number One

    For a second consecutive week

    UK chart data is now in for the week ending 19th January, revealing that New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe has managed to keep hold of its position at the very top of the charts. Mario's latest platforming adventure saw a 43% drop in sales this week (its second week on the market) but that wasn't enough of a drop to lose...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News First 4 Figures Meta Ridley Statue Pre-Orders Now Open, Exclusive And Standard Editions Available

    With glowing LED eyes

    Recently, we shared the news that a brand new Meta Ridley statue was on the way from First 4 Figures. Now, that very statue is available to pre-order, and you can choose between Standard and Exclusive variants to suit your specific desires (although, both options are mightily expensive as you might expect). Estimated to...

    • Metroid
    • Merchandise
    • Metroid Prime
    • First 4 Figures
  • News An Angry Video Game Nerd 1 And 2 Deluxe Bundle Is On The Way, Switch Release Looks Likely

    "He's gonna take you back to the past"

    Both Angry Video Game Nerd platforming titles are being re-released on consoles as The Angry Video Game Nerd: I & II Deluxe, it has been confirmed. Centred around the online, mature-themed comedy series of the same name, both titles are 2D platformers where, as the Nerd, you're tasked with blasting your...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Smash Ultimate Nearly Featured Decidueye Rather Than Incineroar, Lack Of ARMS Fighters Explained

    Sakurai reveals all

    We've had well over a month of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fun at this point, and Pokémon's fiery wrestling machine Incineroar has already become a cherished part of the family. Things could have been very different, however, as game director Masahiro Sakurai reveals that the fire-type beast almost didn't make the cut. As...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Pokemon
  • Review Lightseekers - Switch's First Great Competitive Card Game Is Here

    Deck the halls

    Dial back the clock a couple of years and Lightseekers was a very different prospect. British developer PlayFusion successfully took to Kickstarter with an idea that was both ahead of the curve and a little late to the party. A mobile RPG with toys-to-life figures that served as both talking playthings and controllers – including...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Lightseekers
  • News These N64 Spine Labels Are The Perfect Way To Organise Your Game Collection

    Nintendo Sixty-phwoar

    The Nintendo 64's wonderful library of games is pleasingly easy to store at home, with each cartridge fitting snuggly alongside one another and comfortably lining whatever box or shelf you decide to place them on. Of course, thanks to the fact that only their fronts have any artwork, it's frustratingly impossible to know which...

    • N64
    • Nintendo 64
    • Accessories
  • News Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid Is Being “Made From The Ground Up” For Consoles

    Don't call it a mobile port

    Last week, on the same day as the Mortal Kombat 11 reveal, Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid was announced. While many onlookers at the time thought this was a bold move by nWay - the developer and publisher als

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Shiver Entertainment Is Developing The Switch Version Of Mortal Kombat 11

    Previous work includes Scribblenauts: Showdown

    As NetherRealm continues to share more information about Mortal Kombat 11, new details about the Switch version have been revealed. It's been discovered the Miami-based developer Shiver Entertainment will be responsible for the Nintendo release and is also assisting with the PC version. The company's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Mortal Kombat
  • Video New Teaser Clip Released For Detective Pikachu

    Partner up

    The live-action and CGI movie Detective Pikachu is out in cinemas on 10th May. While we've already got a good look at the movie in the first official trailer, a recut commercial is now out in the wild. The official Detective Pikachu account shared this new clip via Twitter, take a look below: As you might have noticed, there's a scene...

    • Video
    • Pokémon
    • Movie
  • News Nintendo Shares Special Artwork To Celebrate First Anniversary Of Kirby Battle Royale

    Party time

    Think of a battle royale game and the last title you will probably consider is Kirby Battle Royale for Nintendo 3DS. Even so, the title is now one year old. In celebration of this epic milestone, Nintendo of America has shared special artwork for the game, over on its Twitter account: If you haven't played Kirby Battle Royale, here's a...

    • Nintendo
    • 3DS
    • Kirby
  • News Masahiro Sakurai Thanks Fans For Playing The Super Smash Bros. Series Over The Past 20 Years

    No, thank you

    The Super Smash Bros. series started out life in 1999 as a humble party game on the Nintendo 64 for up to four players. Since then, Masahiro Sakurai and his team have improved each entry by adding more characters, levels and features. Most recently, we saw the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Switch. Unsurprisingly, it was...

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Masahiro Sakurai

Sunday20th Jan 2019

  • News Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster And Final Fantasy XII Receiving Physical Releases In Europe

    Japan and US release previously confirmed

    Europe won't be left out in the cold, with a listing on Amazon UK confirming Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster and Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will both score physical releases in this region. The

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Final Fantasy
  • News Leaked Magazine Scan Confirms Jiren Is Joining The Battle In Dragon Ball FighterZ

    For justice!

    During Bandai Namco’s “Dragon Ball Games Super Showcase” live stream earlier this week, we found out a second season of characters for Dragon Ball FighterZ would be officially announced at the World Tour Finals, taking place on 26th and 27th January. Following this, Bandai Namco’s official Twitter account

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Dragon Ball
    • DLC
  • News Mortal Kombat 11 Art Director Seemingly Reveals Reptile's Return

    Mean and green

    It sounds as if a Mortal Kombat 11 fighter may have been confirmed ahead of schedule. Following the grand reveal earlier this week - showing off the new character Geras and confirming classic ones such as Sonya Blade, DualShockers has shared new information about another popular character who appears to be making a return. During a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Level-5 Shares New Yo-Kai Watch 4 Trailer

    Out this spring in Japan

    After being delayed last October, the next installment in the Yo-Kai Watch video game franchise - Yo-Kai Watch 4 - arrives this spring in Japan. To help build hype, Level-5 has released a new trailer for the upcoming Switch release at World Hobby Fair 2019, currently taking place in Nagoya, Japan. The trailer stars Keita -...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Japan
  • Rumour Legendary Entertainment Has Plans For More Live-Action Pokémon Movies

    Building a cinematic universe

    The Detective Pikachu movie isn’t even out yet and already there are some wild rumours about Legendary Entertainment’s plans to expand the Pokémon cinematic universe. We Got You Covered has "trusted sources" claiming there are plans to release a separate live-action CGI movie based on the original Game Boy titles,...

    • Rumour
    • Pokemon
    • Film
    • Movie

Saturday19th Jan 2019

  • News Piranha Plant Will Become Available In Smash Bros. Ultimate “Around” February

    Pipe up

    An update on the Nintendo Switch news feed has narrowed down the release date of the Piranha Plant fighter coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. According to the post - which is a reminder to claim your Gold Points before the end of January, so you can receive the Piranha Plant fighter for free - the classic Super Mario enemy will become...

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • DLC
  • News The Darksiders Twitter Account Might Have Teased A Switch Release

    THQ Nordic plays it down

    The history of Darksiders on Nintendo platforms dates back to 2012 when Darksiders II was released on the Wii U as a launch title. Years later, at the very end of the system's life, THQ Nordic followed up with Darksiders: Warmastered Edition. The question now is, will this hack and slash action-adventure series - drawing...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Darksiders
  • News Limited Run Games Publishing Dragon's Lair Trilogy Physical Edition

    Nintendo website makes it official

    Last week, we found out Dragon's Lair Trilogy would be released on Switch eShop on 17th January after a listing on the European Switch eShop. With the game now available on Nintendo's digital platform, many fans of the classic series are probably wondering when they can get their hands on a physical release. The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Roguelike Dungeon Crawler Tangledeep Launches On Switch eShop This Month

    Classically inspired

    The roguelike dungeon crawler Tangledeep, previously described as a tribute to the golden age of RPGs, is finally being released on the Nintendo Switch eShop later this month on 31st January after missing its Q2 2018 window. The developer Impact Gameworks first showed interest in bringing the game to the Switch in October 2017...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News First Run Of Legendary T-Shirts Are Being Added To Travis Strikes Again In February

    One of them is a JSR print

    Earlier this week, the one and only video game designer and director Goichi "Suda51" Suda, revealed the No More Heroes spin-off Travis Strikes Again would include a special t-shirt design from

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Jet Set Radio
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (January 19th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    Congratulations everyone, we've made it to yet another weekend! As is tradition, members of Team Nintendo Life have gathered together to talk about our weekend plans. Featuring games ranging from Mario's latest platforming adventure to digital versions of trading card games, you can find our entries below...

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features

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