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  • Reminder Katamari Damacy Reroll Is Out Now On Nintendo Switch

    Don't miss out

    With all the hullabaloo and excitement surrounding the launch of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate last week, we wouldn't blame you for forgetting about the release of Katamari Damacy Reroll on Switch. If this applies to you, here's your friendly reminder that it's available as we speak and could well be worth your time. Launching on the...

    • Nintendo Switch
  • UK Charts Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Becomes The Fastest-Selling Smash Game Of All Time

    Knocks FIFA off top spot

    Last Friday's release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has simultaneously broken records for Nintendo and made a huge impact in the UK charts. Not only did it sell enough copies to snag number one this week, but it has also become the fastest-selling Super Smash Bros. game of all time. Launch sales for Ultimate are 302% higher...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News Gunman Clive HD Collection Is Finally Making Its Way Across To The Switch

    Two games for the price of one

    The Gunman Clive HD Collection creator Bertil Hörberg recently revealed on Twitter how he had sent his game to Nintendo for Switch approval. Having previously stated in April how he had been sitting on a "near complete port" that was running on the hardware before the hybrid device's official launch, he's now finally...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Locked Character Roster In Smash Bros. Ultimate Raises Concerns About Tournament Play

    An organiser's nightmare

    For the majority of players, unlocking new fighters in Super Smash Bros. games is an exciting process. In the case of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Switch, it's got some players concerned about tournament play. Due to the sizable roster of 70 fighters currently available in the game, unless you're resorting to particular...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
  • Random Avoid Water If You're Playing As One Of These Fighters In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

    Struggling to stay afloat

    Since the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate last week, more and more fans have apparently started to realise how certain fighters in the latest entry take water damage. If you play Splatoon 2, you'll know how water is lethal to

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Nintendo Taking A "Big Step Forward" Embracing Content Creators, According To Head Of YouTube Gaming

    Changing times

    Nintendo has received criticism in recent years for not embracing content creators. In an effort diffuse the situation, the Japanese company recently issued a new set of guidelines to make it easier for these same people to monetise any videos featuring Nintendo games. It will also be closing down its controversial creators program at...

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Nintendo Applies For Metroid: Other M And Super Mario Galaxy Smartphone-Related Trademarks

    Download and video game trademarks included

    Nintendo Co, Ltd. has applied for trademarks for Metroid: Other M and Super Mario Galaxy. Once again, these trademarks cover all bases - making reference to 'program for home video game machine', downloadable video game program', and 'program for smartphone'. In recent times, Nintendo has secured...

    • Nintendo
    • Metroid
    • Mario

YesterdaySun, 9th Dec 2018

  • Review Guacamelee! 2 - A Fun-Packed And Often Relentless Metroidvania

    An action-platformer with real punch

    It's a ballsy developer that starts a game with a boss fight, but that's precisely what developer Drinkbox Games has done in Guacamelee! 2. The opening scrap is used as a clever device for recapping the climax of the original game, as well as serving as a catch-up for those of us who either didn't play or finish...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Guacamelee 2
  • News Limited Run Games Releasing Physical Editions Of Celeste And Windjammers

    Pre-order soon

    During the 'Kinda Funny Video Game Showcase' on Twitch, Limited Run announced physical editions for the indie game of the year Celeste and the retro hit Windjammers. Windjammers, developed by DotEmu, will be available to pre-order from LRG website on 21st December and Celeste by Matt Makes Games can be secured from 1st

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The Messenger Is Embarking On A Sunny Holiday In 2019

    Free DLC is on the way

    During the 'Kinda Funny Video Game Showcase' the developer Sabotage Games and publisher Devolver Digital lifted the lid on the next outing for The Messenger. The 2D side-scroller inspired by the original Ninja Gaiden game will receive an entirely free DLC pack titled 'Picnic Panic' in 2019 that takes players on a trip to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News NIS America Brings Lapis x Labyrinth To The West In 2019

    Stack, raid and get paid

    The 'Kinda Funny Video Game Showcase' was able to include a Nippon Ichi Software announcement with the assistance of NIS America. If you're one who embraces the grind in role-playing games, the dungeon-diving action title Lapis x Labyrinth is now officially arriving here locally on the Nintendo Switch at some point in 2019...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Thomas Was Alone Dev Has Just Launched Sci-Fi Text-Based Adventure Quarantine Circular On Switch

    The galaxy has been watching

    The May 2018 PC release Quarantine Circular has just been made available on the Switch eShop following an announcement by the game's creator Mike Bithell during the 'Kinda Funny Video Game Showcase' on Twitch. Bithell Games was previously responsible for Thomas Was Alone and Subsurface Circular. Quarantine Circular is a...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Skybound Releasing Episode Three Of The Walking Dead: The Final Season On 15th January 2019

    Still not bitten

    After Skybound Games CEO Ian Howe mentioned how disappointed he would be if episode three of The Walking Dead: The Final Season wasn't released this year, the company behind the former Telltale project has now revealed the next chapter will launch on 15th January. This announcement was made during the 'Kinda Funny Video Game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases

Saturday8th Dec 2018

  • News Niantic Does Not Intend To Increase The Level Cap In Pokémon Go

    Capped

    US software developer Niantic launched Ingress Prime in November - a rework of its original augmented reality mobile game. At the time, the company said it was hoping the newer features in the game could eventually carry across to Pokémon GO. One feature in particular was the new prestige system, allowing players to roll back to level one...

    • Pokemon
    • Niantic
    • Mobile
    • Pokemon GO
  • News Fire Emblem Heroes Experiences Decline In Player Spending During The Month Of November

    Nintendo's new mobile title steals the spotlight

    Nintendo’s free-to-play mobile release Fire Emblem Heroes has experienced a significant slump in player spending last month. According to Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data, the game only reached around 66 percent of its average monthly earnings in November. Since arriving on mobile platforms in...

    • Fire Emblem
    • Nintendo
    • Mobile
    • Smartphones
  • News Masahiro Sakurai Rules Out A Modern Port Of Kid Icarus: Uprising

    "I don't think this will be possible"

    Earlier this week when Nintendo was counting down the days until the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Switch, it revealed a previously unpublished augmented reality card for the 2012 3DS release, Kid Icarus: Uprising. If it got you wondering about a potenti

    • Masahiro Sakurai
    • Kid Icarus
    • Nintendo
  • News Warframe Now Has One Million Players On Nintendo Switch

    Not bad

    The free-to-play third-person shooter Warframe has already reached the one million player mark on Nintendo Switch in less than a month. Digital Extremes - the Canadian publisher behind the title - celebrated this epic milestone by sharing the following tweet: If you haven't tried out Warframe yet, it's a game that's been ported across to...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (December 8th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    As regular readers will know, every weekend we post a write-up of the games Team Nintendo Life will be playing in our spare time. As you'll also likely know, this week saw the release of a pretty major Nintendo game, and you can probably guess where this week's entries are headed. So, please accept our...

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • News Gobble Up Donut County When It Arrives On Nintendo Switch Later This Month

    Become a hole in the ground

    Annapurna Interactive is bringing Ben Esposito's Donut County to the Nintendo Switch on 18th December. In Donut County, you take control of a hole in the ground that won't stop growing. This is a story-based physics puzzle-game where you meet cute characters, steal their trash and then throw them into a hole. Here's the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases

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