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TodayMon, 27th Mar 2017

  • News The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Holds Onto Top 10 Momentum in UK Charts

    1-2-Switch is still in the top 20, too

    When it comes to the UK charts covering last week, there was only going to be one winner to take the top spot - Mass Effect: Andromeda. Though Nintendo continues to labour a little in this particular territory, the most recent results bring a few bright spots. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, for...

    • Breath of the Wild
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Wii U
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Reggie Fils-Aimé Promises "A Big E3" For Nintendo This Year

    "E3 is going to be a major opportunity for us"

    After what was a bit of a muted E3 for Nintendo last year (bar Zelda: Breath of the Wild, of course), Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime suggests that the big N will be looking to make a major splash for 2017's event. Speaking to Fox News, the Reggienator had the following to say: E3 is...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Reggie
    • E3 2017
    • E3
    • 3DS
  • News Atlus Confirms Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 And Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey For 3DS

    There's life in the old dog yet

    If you thought that the 3DS was done and dusted now that the Switch is available, think again - Atlus has confirmed not one but two new RPG adventures for the veteran handheld. Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 and Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey are both fresh instalments in two of the company's most popular...

    • 3DS
    • Atlus
    • Etrian Mystery Dungeon
    • Shin Megami Tensei
    • Japan

YesterdaySun, 26th Mar 2017

Saturday25th Mar 2017

  • Video Digital Foundry Puts Various Portable Chargers to the Test With Nintendo Switch

    Get yourself 10+ hours of gaming on the go

    The Nintendo Switch battery, considering its housing within a small portable device and the demands placed on it by the system's processing, isn't too bad. With low-stress games like Blaster Master Zero you can realistically hope for 5+ hours, but playing a demanding game like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Digital Foundry
    • Video
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    Switch eShop

    Review Human Resource Machine

    Quit your day job

    Starting its life as a PC and Wii U game before eventually making its way to mobile devices and finally Switch, Human Resource Machine is the rare type of game that feels at home on almost any platform. This is due in large part to its unconventional gameplay, coupled with an adorable art style that lulls its players into believing...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Human Resource Machine
  • Live Blog The Splatoon 2 Global Testfire on Nintendo Switch - Round 2!

    Let the splatting commence

    If you missed your chance to play a bit of Splatoon 2 in the first session of the Global Testfire, don't despair - turn that frown upside down. The second session falls right into Friday night in North America (or Saturday morning in Japan and Australia). While sane Europeans get some sleep, have some fun splatting others...

    • Live Chat
    • Features
    • Splatoon 2
    • Testfire
  • Deals You've Gotta Catch All Of This Pokémon Merchandise

    Games! Plushes! Cards! Toys! amiibo!

    The Pokémon brand is on a all-time high following the release of Pokémon GO and Sun and Moon last year. Now that it's Spring time, hopefully you'll be out and about collecting the little critters and getting some fresh air at the time. Whatever kind of Pokémon trainer you are, you'll need to look at the part...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon GO
    • Deals
    • Merchandise
  • Video Nintendo Minute Shows Off SteamWorld Dig 2 on the Switch

    Diggin' Dorothy

    SteamWorld Dig 2 was chosen to lead off the Switch Nindie Showcase, broadcast shortly before the system launched. The original SteamWorld Dig was a bit of a breakout hit for Image & Form, of course - though the studio had a long track record before that 3DS eShop release, it has often admitted that the success of that game took...

    • Retro
    • Switch eShop
    • Image & Form
    • SteamWorld Dig 2
  • Live Blog The Splatoon 2 Global Testfire on Nintendo Switch - Round Four!

    We still think Spla2oon is a cooler name

    We're now on the home stretch of one hour sessions in the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire, with this upcoming slot arguably the most convenient of the lot. It's all going down at 12-12:59 p.m. PT / 3-3:59 p.m. ET / 19:00 - 19:59 GMT / 20:00 - 20:59 CET. Let's get splatting!...

    • Live Chat
    • Features
    • Splatoon 2
    • Testfire
  • Live Blog The Splatoon 2 Global Testfire on Nintendo Switch - Round Three!

    Let's go round again

    We're now well into the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire weekend with session three rolling around. This arrives at a nice early evening time in countries like Japan and Australia and late morning in Europe, so hopefully there'll be plenty of players. It all goes down at 4-4:59 a.m. PT / 7-7:59 a.m. ET / 11:00 - 11:59 GMT / 12:00 -...

    • Live Chat
    • Features
    • Splatoon 2
    • Testfire
  • Video Splatoon 2 Global Testfire - Check Out the New Weapons and Stages

    Alex takes takes the online demo for a spin

    As many of you are probably aware, the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire has had its first one hour session, with five more to come over the weekend. Though some were suffering a handful of disconnects, in general all seemed to go rather well. In any case, our resident Splatoon exper

    • Splatoon 2
    • Testfire
    • Nintendo Switch

Friday24th Mar 2017

  • Reminder The Splatoon 2 Global Testfire Starts Today, With Two Arenas Confirmed

    The Reef and Musselforge Fitness / Barnacle Sports Club

    The Splatoon 2 Global Testfire is almost upon us, running from 24th to 26th March; it'll be a nice chance to get hands on with the upcoming sequel. The weapons on offer will include Splat Dualies and "remixed" versions of the Splat Roller and Splat Charger, but Nintendo has also confirmed the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 2
    • Global Testfire
  • Random Don't Try To Dock Your Nintendo Switch Like This At Home

    Might lead to screen scratches...

    Given how some Switch owners have found they are getting scratches on their screen by docking normally (though not necessarily carefully), the method shown above is not advised. Of course it's about as convincing as when old Biff Tannen tosses the Grays Sports Almanac to his younger self in 1955's Back to the Future...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Random
  • News Playtonic Removes JonTron's Voice from Yooka-Laylee

    Due to controversial comments

    In just a few weeks, Yooka-Laylee will finally release on all platforms with the exception of the Switch port, which still hasn't received a date. The game was a Kickstarter success—one fueled by countless fans—and popular YouTuber JonTron was prominent among them. Back in 2015, Playtonic invited JonTron to voice a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Yooka-Laylee
  • Poll Is the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire Boosting Your Nintendo Switch Hype?

    Nintendo goes early in comparison to the original's online demo

    When Nintendo unveiled some early retail release dates and windows, we couldn't help but ponder the gap between The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. With ARMS still sitting in a vague 'Spring' window and a number of third-party retail relea

    • Features
    • Poll
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 2
    • Testfire
  • Live Blog The Splatoon 2 Global Testfire on Nintendo Switch - It Begins!

    Featuring the Nintendo Treehouse team in a live broadcast

    Though it's yet to get a formal release date, we can now enjoy a bit of Splatoon 2 in the first session of its Global Testfire. Kicking off at 12-12:59 p.m. PT / 3-3:59 p.m. ET / 19:00 - 19:59 GMT / 20:00 - 20:59 CET, we'll have about an hour of play while the Nintendo Treehouse team will...

    • Live Chat
    • Features
    • Splatoon 2
    • Testfire
  • News Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has Almost One-To-One Attach Rate According To GameStop

    "The demand is incredibly strong for this"

    It's no secret that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the must-have games in the Switch's launch line-up, but according to GameStop COO Tony Bartel pretty much everyone who bought the system picked up a copy of Zelda BotW too. Demand for the hardware is still high too, with a restock this...

    • Zelda
    • GameStop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Nintendo of America Says to Check Retailers as More Switch Stock is On the Way

    "Busy Shipping" more units

    Earlier this week GameStop had additional Nintendo Switch stock in its US stores, but the units seems to fly off shelves almost as quickly as they arrived. Very much aware of the ongoing demand, Nintendo of America's social media team has sought to reassure those still waiting for a system. Additional stock is currently...

    • Nintendo Switch
  • Video Here's A Closer Look At The New Cartoon Mega Man

    Blue's journey

    UPDATE: And the video is now blocked on copyright grounds. Nothing to see here, people! ORIGINAL STORY: The upcoming cartoon adaptation of Capcom's Mega Man has had a rather bumpy reception so far; the initial character design met with a frosty response when it was initially unveiled, while promo footage - later take

    • Videos
    • Mega Man
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    Switch eShop / Neo Geo

    Review Waku Waku 7

    Seventh heaven

    The Neo Geo was a system blessed with more than its fair share of one-on-one fighters, which is perhaps why Sunsoft felt it was necessary to take a slightly different approach with Waku Waku 7, the sequel to the rather more serious Galaxy Fight, which launched a year beforehand in 1995. This release not only allowed Sunsoft to create...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Reviews
    • Neo Geo
  • News Nintendo Switch Can Be Used On UK-Bound Flights After All

    But remains banned on US flights from certain nations

    There was a bit of concern recently over the fact that the Nintendo Switch was included in a UK and US travel ban on flights originating from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Tunisia, Egypt, or Saudi Arabia. The ban states that smartphones must be smaller than 16cm x 9.3cm x 1.5cm to be taken aboard by...

    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Bertil Hörberg Shares Footage of His Next Game

    It may or may not get made

    Bertil Hörberg is a name that will be familiar to many Nintendo fans, as this one-man team is responsible for Gunman Clive and its sequel. Aside from the Gunman Clive HD Collection in 2015, we haven't heard anything from Hörberg, but he just recently shared some footage of the game he's been working on. There's no name...

    • Gunman Clive
    • Bertil Hörberg
  • News Has-Been Heroes Now Arriving in Europe on 4th April

    A small delay

    In terms of high profile Switch eShop downloads, Has-Been Heroes by Frozenbyte is one of the most notable arrivals in the next couple of weeks. Arriving in North America on 28th March, it's now dropped back a week - to 4th April - in Europe. It's not exactly a drastic delay, though the development team has released a quirky video as...

    • Switch eShop
  • News ESL Go4Splatoon Europe Grand Final to be Broadcast Live on 1st April

    Splatoon 2 exhibition match also confirmed

    Over a number of months Nintendo has been teamed up with ESL in a search for the best Splatoon team in Europe, a contest designed to boost the eSports credentials and popularity of the IP. There have been monthly events and contests at expos, and now we're gearing up for the grand final in Paris in which...

    • Splatoon
    • ESL


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