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    Switch eShop

    Review Koi DX

    Belly up

    The Nintendo Switch has enjoyed one of the most exceptional launch years for any console, going from strength to strength with its software and building up plenty of hype. Even so, it’s inevitable that not every game on the eShop is going to turn out great, and Koi DX is a perfect example of this. What we have here is essentially a...

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  • Guide Best Nintendo Switch Black Friday 2017 Deals In The US

    Give thanks for these awesome deals

    It's that time, once again, when shoppers around the world prepare to brave the crowds in search of bargains. The Black Friday festivities are mostly based in crowded stores, though plenty of deals can also be hunted down online. For gamers, it's often a time of year for stocking up on goodies ahead of the festive...

    • Black Friday
    • North America
    • Features
    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Digital Foundry Gives Its Analysis of L.A. Noire on Nintendo Switch

    As a portable experience "there simply isn't anything like it"

    L.A. Noire has always been a fascinating game, despite some fundamental design flaws that hold it back from its true potential. Incredibly ambitious in the last generation and pioneering in terms of its approach to storytelling and motion capture, it also had a difficult development that...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • L.A. Noire
    • Rockstar
    • Digital Foundry
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    Switch eShop / Neo Geo

    Review Karnov's Revenge

    Yes it's another Neo Geo one-on-one fighter...

    Hamster has done a good job of providing a variety of genres with its ACA Neo Geo series, but SNK's machine had a lot of one-on-one brawlers and consequently Switch owners are not exactly short of options when browsing the eShop. Here's another one, this time from the Fighter's History series...

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    • Switch eShop
    • Neo Geo
    • Karnov's Revenge
  • News SNES Classic Mini Back In Stock at Official Nintendo UK Store

    But for how long?

    The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System has arguably been the hottest item of the year, even with the launch of Nintendo's latest console, Nintendo Switch. Stock has been hard to find since it's release but occasionally pops up, such as today at the Official Nintendo UK Store for the retail price of £79.99...

    • SNES Classic Mini
    • Black Friday
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  • News "No Plans" To Localise Shinobi Refle: Senran Kagura, Says Marvelous Games

    "We have no news to share regarding a western release"

    Shinobi Refle: Senran Kagura launches in Japan today but developer Marvelous Games says that it has no current plans to release the title outside of Japan. Part of the titillating Senran Kagura series, Shinobi Refle makes use of the Switch's HD Rumble for various - ahem - tactile...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Senran Kagura
    • Japan
  • News The Pokémon Series Has Now Sold Over 300 Million Units Worldwide

    And that doesn't include downloads or Pokémon GO...

    We all know that the Pokémon series is big - perhaps one of the biggest gaming brands there is, and certainly one of Nintendo's most important properties. However, the news that the series has now passed 300 million units sold (across 76 different titles) puts just how gargantuan it is into...

    • Pokemon
  • Guide Best Nintendo Switch Black Friday 2017 Deals In The UK

    Grab yourself a bargain!

    It's that time, once again, for Black Friday, when shoppers around the world prepare to brave the crowds in search of bargains. Though originally an American tradition, like Big Macs and over-sized soft drinks it's been exported around the world, for better and worse. UK retailers have had a mixed relationship with the...

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    • Features
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    • Nintendo Switch

YesterdayThu, 23rd Nov 2017

  • Nintendo Download 23rd November (North America)

    Resident Evil! Apollo Justice! Worms! Portal Knight! Much, much more!

    It's another big week in the Nintendo Download Update for North America, which could be described as the Thanksgiving line-up for US gamers. The Switch has a lot of new titles, including some high profile releases alongside some less expensive yet diverse options. The 3DS and...

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    • North America
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
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  • Gallery Reddit Users Have Been Recreating Movie Posters in Super Mario Odyssey

    Oh, hi Peach

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    • Super Mario Odyssey
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  • News Switch Launches In South Korea In December, And The Software Lineup Is Incredible

    Go big or go home!

    Sometimes patience is a virtue as the Nintendo Switch is launching in South Korea on 1st December and has a fantastic line-up of games on day one: Super Mario Odyssey 1-2-Switch Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Disgaea 5 The Elder Sc

    • Nintendo Switch
    • South Korea
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    Switch eShop

    Review Worms W.M.D.

    Words of Measured Description

    Deadly missiles are flying in every direction, the ground all around you is crumbling away under the pressure of multiple explosions, and an absurdly giant statue of a donkey is descending from the sky. Yes, this sentence could only be made possible by Worms - Team17’s mega-hit franchise which sees players hurtling...

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    • Switch eShop
    • Worms WMD
  • Nintendo Download 23rd November (Europe)

    Cyber Deals! Worms! Portal Knights! Poi! Much more!

    With the Black Friday weekend upon us this week's European Nintendo Download brings us a lot of Cyber Deals discounts. On top of that we have a typically large and varied batch of new games on the Switch, while the 3DS has a few major new arrivals of its own. Let's get to it, shall we? Switch...

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  • News Pokémon Ultra Sun And Moon Hide A Touching Tribute To An "Amazing Guy"

    Not a dry eye in the house

    Pokémon Ultra Sun And Moon are packed with secrets to discover, but one of these is especially touching if you're a seasoned Nintendo fan. Developer Game Freak has hidden a secret dedication to the late Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, which requires quite a bit of effort to access. Firstly, you'll need to make your way...

    • Pokemon
    • 3DS
    • Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
  • Hardware Review GB Boy Classic And GB Boy Colour: The Best Way To Play Game Boy Today?

    Until the Game Boy Classic arrives, these will do

    The Game Boy is one of Nintendo's most iconic products; an industry-defining device which managed to comfortably outsell technologically superior rivals thanks to its portability, stamina and library of amazingly addictive games. Despite rumours regarding a Game Boy Classic proving to be

    • Retro
    • Hardware
    • Game Boy
    • Features
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    Switch eShop

    Review Aces of the Luftwaffe - Squadron

    Shmup fun for four

    "The following persons and events are fictitious” states the disclaimer as the game loads up. “Any resemblance to actual events or actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental”. It’s a fairly standard notice, but also amusing as it’s hard to imagine anyone mistaking Aces of the Luftwaffe - Squadron for an...

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    • Switch eShop
    • Aces of the Luftwaffe - Squadron
  • 14

    Switch eShop

    Review Stick It to The Man

    A weird adventure

    Over the course of its first year the Switch has been bombarded with ports. Stick It To The Man – originally released in 2013 and made available on the Wii U in 2014 – adds to the growing library of eShop re-releases on Nintendo’s latest device. Initially, this game was critically praised. Its story – penned by Adventure...

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    • Switch eShop
    • Stick It to The Man
  • News My Tamagotchi Forever Is Coming To Smartphones Next Year

    Turds and all

    While Tamagotchi isn't directly related to Nintendo, the series - which began life in the '90s as a virtual pet keyring - has branched out onto systems like the DS and Wii in recent years. To mark the 20th anniversary of the toy Bandai Namco has produced a streamlined version which we covered not so long ago, but it would ap

    • Tamagotchi
    • Video
  • Hardware Review WaterField Arcade Gaming Case for Nintendo Switch

    Leather-bound for great things

    For me personally, I don't always prefer to wear my gaming passion on my sleeves. When it comes to carting gaming gear around I prefer a more neutral, less 'hey-check-me-out-I've-got-an-expensive-Switch' look. Thankfully WaterField are a company that aims to offer just that, and to further expand their range they've...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Castlevania: Dracula X Gets MSU1 Digital Audio Enhancement Treatment

    What a horrible night to have digital audio

    Alas, poor Castlevania: Dracula X (Vampire's Kiss in Europe). Despite the best Konami efforts to snugly fit all the brilliance of the original PC Engine CD title Castlevania: Rondo of Blood inside a Super Nintendo cartridge it was just not meant to be; the fact it was a step down in the controls...

    • SNES
    • Super Nintendo
    • Konami
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  • 18

    3DS

    Review Nintendo Presents: New Style Boutique 3 - Styling Star

    We're so style savvy

    Paris. London. Milan. Kyoto? That’s right; while fashion industry hotshots and hopefuls tuned in to expos and trade shows in the Big Three, for many others, 2017’s haute couture highlight was delivered in a Nintendo Direct from the heart of Kansai: the announcement of New Style Boutique 3: Styling Star. Syn Sophia’s Style...

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  • News Nintendo of America's Thanksgiving Message Highlights the Joys of Portable Gaming

    Switch and 3DS together

    While a number of us - such as this writer in the UK - see this week / weekend as a 'stay away from the shops' occasion, in the US it's Thanksgiving, a Holiday that for some is the most significant of the year. Nintendo of America has offered its followers a Happy Thanksgiving in a few ways, such as a News post on the...

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS
    • HappyThanksgiving
  • Random Japan Is Getting Awesome Street Fighter Transformer Toys

    Another Capcom crossover

    Capcom has given us some memorable crossovers over the past few decades but this latest one appeals to our nostalgic tendencies in more ways than one. Capcom is working with toymaker Takara on a Transformers x Street Fighter II range, which takes some well-known morphing robots and applies a Capcom spin in the form of...

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    • Japan
    • Street Fighter
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  • News OPUS: The Day We Found Earth Finds Its Way To Switch eShop Next Week

    A robot without a goal is nothing more than a calculator

    The onslaught of quality indie games continues with Flyhigh Works bringing OPUS: The Day We Found Earth to the Switch eShop next week on the 30th November, priced at a more than reasonable $5. In the game you play as a little robot, Emeth, and help him to fulfill a centuries-old promise...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Guide Super Mario Odyssey: Lost Kingdom Power Moon Locations And Walkthrough

    Every Power Moon location revealed and explained

    Welcome to our ultimate guide for collecting every Power Moon from the Lost Kingdom in Super Mario Odyssey! Below, you'll find maps detailing the exact location for all 35 of the Power Moons located in this Kingdom, as well as descriptions on how to get each and every one of them. The numbers on...

    • Guides
    • Super Mario Odyssey
    • Nintendo Switch

Wednesday22nd Nov 2017

  • Guide The Best Nintendo Switch Micro SD Cards

    Size matters

    So, you're now the proud owner of a Nintendo Switch then chances are you've already realised that the 32GB the system comes with is woefully inadequate if you're planning on downloading loads of lovely games from the eShop. Thankfully it is easy to boost the storage by using Micro SD cards for Nintendo Switch. If you didn't already...

    • Nintendo Switch
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    • Storage
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  • News Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Update 1.3.4 Is Now Live

    Fixer-upper

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been updated to version 1.3.4. Before you get too excited, this update doesn't offer any sweeping changes - instead, it's aimed at tidying up the experience and offering "various fixes to improve gameplay". Boo. Of course, this could also mean that the update is laying the groundwork for next...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Zelda
    • Breath of the Wild
    • Wii U
  • News Nintendo of America Launches Its eShop Cyber Deals for Switch, 3DS and Wii U

    Super Bomberman R! Disgaea 5! LEGO! Ace Attorney! More!

    The Thanksgiving Holiday is right around the corner in the US, and in various countries we're also in the middle of Black Friday discount fever, with promotions now running for a week or more. Nintendo of America, for its part, is keen to join in with its own Cyber Deals on the eShop; there...

    • Cyber Deals
    • Switch eShop
    • 3DS eShop
    • Wii U eShop
  • News The Latest Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gift Has a Little Extra Punch

    A cool part of the game

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a game not just defined by the big moments, but also the small touches that aren't needed as such, but add a lot of character to the experience. Whether it's surprise locations or funny dialogue there are a lot of these smaller moments, and the latest 'Tips from the Wild' news post...

    • Breath of the Wild
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Video Rainway Dev Shows Off Cuphead Co-Op Running On Nintendo Switch

    Beta gets pushed back to next year

    Rainway is shaping up to be one of the Switch's most important apps - assuming of course Nintendo allows it to be published on the eShop. Using Rainway you can stream gameplay from your PC to devices which possess a web browser, and Switch has been highlighted as a key platform by developer Andrew Sampson. Sampson...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Rainway
    • Switch eShop
  • Video Here's What WWE 2K18 Looks Like On Switch

    Stores apparently getting stock any day now, but still no release date

    Nope, it doesn't look quite like that, although we kinda wish it did. It looks more like this: EDIT: The video has been removed. Boo. We still don't have a release date for WWE 2K18 on Switch, but YouTube user Gruby Nerd has apparently managed to get his hands on a...

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    • WWE
    • WWE 2K18
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    Switch

    Review LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

    It's about time

    The LEGO effect has benefited many a popular fiction franchise since 2005, from Star Wars to Jurassic Park to Harry Potter. Throughout that time, though, there’s arguably been no better fit for the Danish toy brand than Marvel. With the comic giant’s peerless roster of colourful characters, developer Traveller’s Tales has the...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • LEGO
    • Marvel
  • News Super Nintendo World at Universal Orlando Will Reportedly Be Bigger Than Expected

    To include Donkey Kong and Mario Kart sections

    Back in 2015 it was officially confirmed that Nintendo would have attractions at Universal resorts / theme parks, and from late 2016 it started to get more official attention. Though not due until 2020, Nintendo even attended a ceremony and released a trailer (above) for the Tokyo attraction. Super...

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    Switch eShop

    Review RIVE: Ultimate Edition

    Bang for your buck

    Two Tribes is a name that will be familiar to many a Nintendo fan after the excellent Toki Tori series, a puzzle platformer with some very light Metroidvania elements. Since producing those games, the company fell on some hard times and stated that RIVE would be its final game. The title was announced back in 2014 for the Wii...

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    • Switch eShop
    • RIVE
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    Switch eShop

    Review VVVVVV

    A VVVVVVery good time

    When we first reviewed VVVVVV for the 3DS way back in 2010, we praised it for its ZX Spectrum / Commodore 64-style graphics, along with its simple and intuitive gravity-shifting mechanics. Not much has changed about VVVVVV in the intervening years, but truly, we don't mind.  If you haven't tried VVVVVV before it's a...

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    • Switch eShop
    • VVVVVV
  • Guide Essential Tips to Reach Level 100 in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

    Time to evolve

    Levelling up Pokémon can always be such a pain. While battles will often bring your Pokémon down to Level 50 or up to Level 100, there are many reasons to get your Pokémon to higher levels. Some Pokémon, such as Zweilous, don't evolve until they hit Level 64. Although the Move Reminder can also teach your Pokémon moves late in...

    • Features
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    • Pokemon
    • Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
  • News Tiny Metal Director Accused Of Scamming Kickstarter Backers To Fund Game

    "Toxic employee" attacks Project Phoenix director

    Remember Project Phoenix? It was a 2013 Kickstarter project which raised a whopping $1,014,600 from 15,802 backers off the back of the lofty promise that it would unite Japan's RPG talent to create the ultimate real-time strategy title. In 2015 director and project leader Hiroaki Yura...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Tiny Metal
    • Legal
    • Hiroaki Yura
  • News Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Lead Japanese Charts As Switch Dominates Again

    There's a new Wii U release in the top 10, too

    It's the middle of the week, which means it's time for the Media Create chart results out of Japan. It was a big week all told and one that certainly boosted Nintendo's coffers. The results bring us the launch sales of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, though the combination of it being a mid-gen...

    • Japan
    • Charts
    • Media Create
    • Pokemon
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News ARMS Gets a Switch News Post Gift to Promote First 'Party Crash'

    Team Spring Man or Team Ribbon Girl?

    Last week brought us ARMS version 4.0, which added a new fighter, stage, ARMS options and assorted other bits and bobs. Another key addition was the functionality for 'Party Crash', timed Party mode events that have a Splatfest feel to them. The first one starts today (22nd November) at 7am Pacific / 10am...

    • ARMS
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Versus
  • Feature Revisiting Symphony Of The Goddesses With Its New Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Music

    A breath of fresh air?

    The hugely successful Symphony of the Goddesses orchestral tour is entering the final stretch of its 2017 run, so regular attendee Arjun Joshi went along to check out the amended version with Breath of the Wild content. As you may know by now, The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses (SotG) events utilise extremely...

    • Features
    • Symphony of the Goddesses
    • Legend of Zelda
  • News Blaster Master Zero Version 1.5 Goes Live on 23rd November

    A new battle mode?!

    Blaster Master Zero is a real gem that could adequately be described as the gift that keeps on giving. Since launch, Inti Creates has given the game an impressive amount of support, adding in several extra playable characters and new game modes to keep players interested in the retro shooter while enticing new ones with a broader...

    • Switch eShop
    • Blaster Master Zero
    • Updates
  • News Zen Studios Shows Off a Clever Twist With Vertical Play in Pinball FX3 on Switch

    It's all about balance

    Though we need to wait for Pinball FX3 to arrive on Switch in December, having originally been expected on 14th November, it should hopefully be worth the extra development time. Zen Studios outlined one reason for the short delay back in mid-November, stating that it had implemented a smart new way to ensure the system...

    • Switch eShop
    • Zen Studios
  • News Caveman Warriors Will Take Us Back in Time on 5th December

    Battle prehistoric foes with up to three buddies

    Caveman Warriors was confirmed for the Switch back in September, securing a prestigious spot on Nintendo's official YouTube channel for the reveal trailer.  It's a colourful brawler with four different characters (and local multiplayer for as many players), and JanduSoft has now confirmed that...

    • Switch eShop
    • Caveman Warriors
  • News The Next Penelope Dev Reminds Us That The Game Is Still Coming To Switch

    Full trailer and release details coming soon

    The Next Penelope not coming to the Wii U is one of our biggest disappointments with Nintendo's past system; this gorgeous-looking top-down racer played like a dream on Steam and would have been perfect on a console. Sadly, it wasn't meant to be - but developer 

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop

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