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  • News Sega Forever Manager Blames Mobile Fragmentation For Shortcomings

    "If you look at the vast majority of feedback it's been strong"

    Following the release of Sega Forever on smart devices last week, there were quite a lot of comments on social media decrying the quality of its emulation. Digital Foundry's John Linneman was perhaps one of the more vocal critics due to his years of experience in dealing with the...

    • Retro
    • Sega Forever
    • Mobile
    • Smartphones
  • News Eiji Aonuma and Colleagues to Give Masterclass on The Legend of Zelda at Japan Expo

    Will no doubt focus heavily on Breath of the Wild

    The Japan Expo in Paris is only a couple of weeks away, and it's an event Nintendo has often supported. Last year Nintendo ran a Splatoon Squid Sisters concert, reminiscent of the performances that proved to be such a hit in Japan. This year Nintendo's key contribution is a Masterclass...

    • Legend of Zelda
    • Japan Expo
    • Breath of the Wild
  • News Nintendo Shows Off the New Armour in Zelda: Breath of the Wild's The Master Trials DLC

    Korok Mask and Phantom Armor are first up

    This week's big release isn't in stores, as it is The Master Trials DLC for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild; for those that have paid out on the Expansion Pass on Wii U or Nintendo Switch it's finally time to enjoy some new content. For players keen to play the game yet again (like this writer)...

    • Legend of Zelda
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Wii U
  • Guide Pokémon Go Raids, Raid Bosses, Raid Rewards And Much More Besides

    Playing with the big boys

    Pokémon Go Raid Battles are the biggest thing to happen to the game since, well, forever. These new battles not only introduce super-powerful monsters and new items, but they also lend the game a fresh social element, with trainers having to pool their resources at gyms to take down epic beasts. If you're confused about...

    • Guide
    • Pokémon GO
    • Pokémon
    • Features
    • Smartphones
  • News ARMS Update Adds LAN Play and Arena Mode


    Rather like we saw with Splatoon, Nintendo has promised frequent free updates and content for ARMS. The first part of the Switch title's growth has now arrived with the update to version 1.1.0. First of all we have an extra option for local multiplayer, specifically within the 'Local' mode where you connect with other owners...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • ARMS
    • Update
  • News Extra Nintendo Switch Stock Drives Game Sales in UK, as Ever Oasis Struggles on Debut

    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Breath of the Wild move back up

    The UK chart results are out and bring mixed news from a Nintendo perspective. While two big hits got a boost in sales courtesy of "renewed stock" - which likely relates to the Switch hardware getting some fresh units last week - a new 3DS arrival struggled. To start with the good news,...

    • UK
    • Charts
    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS

YesterdaySun, 25th Jun 2017

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    Switch eShop

    Review Mighty Gunvolt Burst

    A mighty burst of pixel platforming perfection

    In the vacuum left behind by the absence of Capcom’s popular Mega Man series, two major alternatives have sprouted up in an effort to take the top spot as the definitive run ‘n’ gun action platformer. These projects — created in parallel — have been headed by various staff that had a hand in...

    • Switch eShop
    • Reviews
    • Mighty Gunvolt Burst
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    New 3DS

    Review Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition

    Close, but not quite

    When Runbow released for the Wii U back in 2015, we praised it as one of the best games on the platform. Sadly, despite an excellent critical reception, the colourful platformer didn’t reach the audience it could have due to the Wii U’s limited install base.  13AM is aiming to share its opus with a different audience...

    • New Nintendo 3DS
    • Reviews
    • Runbow Pocket

Saturday24th Jun 2017

  • News Take a Look at The Nintendo Switch Pocket Dock SP

    Yep, it's a Game Boy Advance turned into a Switch dock

    The world of gaming enthusiasts brings us some very cool things, and the Switch has certainly inspired its fair share of mods and neat ideas. The Nintendo Switch Pocket Dock SP undoubtedly qualifies, which is the work of CptnAlex on Instagram. As you can see above we have a Game Boy Advance...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Game Boy Advance
  • News More Rumours Add Weight to Talk of a SNES Classic Mini

    It seems inevitable, right?

    The NES Classic Mini is a cool little device and proved hugely popular, though sadly Nintendo botched the whole supply and demand thing. The success of the hardware, and the buzz it brought in the Holiday season last year, certainly makes rumours of a SNES Classic Mini this year seem feasible. It could be announced...

    • SNES Classic
    • Retro
    • Rumour
  • News Reggie Fils-Aimé Defends Nintendo's Indie Support and AM2R Policy

    Also talks of Animal Crossing app having positive impact for IP

    We've seen plenty of E3 interviews from Reggie Fils-Aimé and other Nintendo executives, many covering the content that Nintendo showcased in LA. There's interest in what wasn't shown though, as despite there being plenty of surprises and official coverage, some areas were...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Metroid
  • News Nintendo's Market Capitalisation Overtakes Sony's Following Switch Success

    Highest market cap for Nintendo since 2008

    The ongoing success of the Switch has seen Nintendo's market capitalisation hit 5.44 trillion yen ($48.9 billion), which sees the Kyoto giant overtake rival Sony for the first time in almost a year. This new market cap figure is the highest posted by Nintendo since October 2008. ...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Business
    • Sony
  • News Nintendo Switch Sales Surge Past A Million In Japan

    Faster than Wii U, but behind the original Wii

    The Nintendo Switch has sailed past the one million units sold market in its native Japan after 16 weeks of sale, Dengeki is reporting. For comparison's sake, by the same point in their lifespans the Wii had sold 1.85 million units in Japan and the Wii U had sold 820,000. The amazing success of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Japan
    • Sales Figures
  • Video Digital Foundry Gives Its Assessment of the New Nintendo 2DS XL

    Worth the change?

    The New Nintendo 2DS XL arrives in late July, but units are already doing the rounds for those keen to preview and review the system. Our video man Alex shared his views on it earlier this week in his own inimitable style. Now our network colleagues at Digital Foundry have produced their formal review, so you can get precise...

    • New 2DS XL
    • New Nintendo 3DS
    • Video
  • Video MercurySteam, Metroid: Samus Returns and the Prototypes That Were Rejected

    Liam Robertson revisits the story

    Metroid: Samus Returns was a welcome announcement during E3, as Nintendo used the Treehouse segment to unveil what is now one of the most anticipated 3DS titles of this year. It's being developed by MercurySteam, well known among 3DS owners for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate, and it's looking rather...

    • Metroid
    • Video
  • Feature Puzzling Over Dragons with GungHo CEO Kazuki Morishita

    On puzzles, dragons, Switch support, and (not) beating Breath of the Wild

    As one of the most successful — and addictive — mobile match-threes of all time, GungHo Online Entertainment’s Puzzle & Dragons needs no introduction. Lighting up smartphones from Japan to Europe, North America and beyond, it’s also made quite a splash on...

    • Features
    • Interviews
    • GungHo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS


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