Latest News

TodaySun, 20th Oct 2019

  • News A Hat In Time On Switch Has A Bigger File Size Than Other Versions Of The Game

    Make some space

    If you downloaded a copy of A Hat In Time on Nintendo's portable system when it was released earlier this week, you might have noticed the hefty file size. It takes up whopping 16GB of space, which is believed to be four times bigger than the PlayStation 4 version and twice as big as the PC release. Normally when it comes to Switch...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch

YesterdaySat, 19th Oct 2019

  • Feature Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rescue-Palooza! Is The Turtles Game You've Always Wanted

    "I’ve wanted to see every NES and Game Boy game get a SNES do-over"

    From the silver screen to the small screen to the even smaller screen on your Game Boy, the world’s favourite comic book pizza-lovers have featured on displays of all dimensions. But, while the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles originated in pen and ink, many people remember them...

    • Features
    • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    • Retro
  • News Uncensored Version Of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Becomes Best-Selling Wii U Game On Amazon Japan

    Who needs the Switch release?

    Some Nintendo fans located in Japan are seemingly refusing to accept the censorship in Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore. This follows on from earlier this week – when it was discovered the upcoming worldwide re-release on Switch would be

    • Wii U
    • Tokyo Mirage Sessions
    • Amazon
    • Japan
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Feature The Hall Of Shame – Games Or Series We Never Got Around To Playing

    Personal confessions from Team NL

    It’s a perennial problem for gaming enthusiasts, young or old: how can I play all the video games? With so many across all the systems, it’s nigh-on impossible to play them all and there’ll always be revered classics or entire series that pass you by completely simply because you never owned a particular...

    • Features
    • Pokemon
    • Zelda
    • Animal Crossing
    • Minecraft
  • Review River City Melee Mach!! - A Retro Trip That Should Satisfy Longtime Kunio Fans

    Barf once again for the Renegade master

    If you have been around video games for long enough to remember the success of Renegade and Double Dragon it is also highly probable you stumbled into one of Kunio’s numerous 8-bit Famicom outings, perhaps even disguised in the West with some hit-and-miss localisation efforts like River City Ra

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • River City Melee Mach
  • News After Losing His Keys, Luigi Is Finally Ready To Race In Mario Kart Tour This Halloween

    The next event is creeping closer

    When Nintendo launched Mario Kart Tour on mobile devices in September, one character missing from the initial roster was Luigi. After making headlines a number of years ago for his "death stare" in Mario Kart 8, the famous brother is now being added to the newest entry as a part of

    • Mario Kart
    • Mario Kart Tour
    • Mobile
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (October 19th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    Here we are once again, safely in the loving embrace of another weekend. This week saw all sorts of censorship shenanigans and even a cheeky new game for the Wii U, but now we can sit down, relax, and enjoy some game time. As ever, Team Nintendo Life has gathered to discuss our weekend plans and we'd love for...

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • News Epic Improves Fortnite's Audio With New "3D Headphones" Option

    A better sense of sound above, below and behind

    If you've got some sweet high-quality headphones on-hand and happen to play the online battle royale game Fortnite on a regular basis, you might be interested to hear Epic Games has added in a new option that makes it easier to detect which direction you're about to be attacked from. Alongside the...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fortnite
    • Epic Games
  • Random Nintendo's Customer Support Twitter Account Reminds Us Not To Sit On The Switch

    It could damage the system!

    The Switch might be a technical wonder – allowing users to game on the go, or on the couch – but if you don't put it away safely when you're done playing bad things could happen. Nintendo's customer support Twitter account for Japan recently issued an amusing but serious warning – reminding Switch owners not to...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Lite
  • News Yang Jian Joins The Battle In Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate

    Due out early next year

    As revealed in August, Koei Tecmo and Omega Force are releasing Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate on 14th February 2020 as a standalone title and special 'Upgrade pack' for anyone who already owns the base game. To help build excitement, the publisher and developer have now revealed a new playable character and some "dramatic" plot...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Overwatch On Switch "Works" But It's Far From Perfect, According To Digital Foundry

    "it's a less successful Switch project"

    Earlier this week, another game you might have never expected to see on the Nintendo Switch was released. Yes, we're talking about Overwatch Legendary Edition. So, how does it compare in the technical department to existing versions? Digital Foundry has now taken a look. This conversion was handled by Iron...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Overwatch
    • Digital Foundry
  • News Ring Fit Adventure Version 1.1.0 Adds New Online Features

    Rankings, records and more

    Nintendo's latest game Ring Fit Adventure is now available on the Switch and according to a poll we ran yesterday, a sizable chunk of you here on Nintendo Life have shown interest in trying out this fun new experience. For anyone who has already picked up a copy of the game, you'll be pleased to hear Version 1.1.0 has...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates

Friday18th Oct 2019

  • News Tekken Producer Has Had Enough With Your Smash Bros. Cameo Requests, So Stop Asking

    Says he'll tell Sakurai to ignore you

    Despite Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's character roster being as wildly large as it is, the demand for more and more characters never seems to end. If you find yourself regularly browsing Nintendo-based communities such as this very site, you'll no doubt have come across a number of people expressing their desire...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Tekken
  • News Nintendo Apologises For Tokyo Mirage Sessions Censorship Misinformation, Offers Refunds

    Fans aren't happy

    Update (18th Oct, 13:40 BST): Nintendo has issued an official apology for its failure to thoroughly and accurately provide information on the upcoming Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore. Japanese fans who have pre-purchased the game will be entitled to a refund. In the apology, Nintendo admits that it "did not inform from the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video We've Played Pokémon Sword And Shield On Nintendo Switch And These Are Our Thoughts

    Are they any good?

    After Luigi's Mansion 3, the next major Switch title arriving is Pokémon Sword and Shield in the middle of November. It's expected to be the biggest Pokémon game ever (in more ways than one) – with Dynamaxing, Gigantamaxing, and a brand new region featuring idyllic countryside, contemporary cities, thick forests, and...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Pokemon
  • News A Witcher 3 Switch Mod Appears To Restore Visual Options Missing From The Retail Game

    Update: Modders overclock for improved frame rates

    Update: In addition to re-enabling post-processing options from the PC version of the game, modders have managed to get the game running at speeds approaching 60fps on overclocked Switch hardware, albeit inconsistently and with a reduced resolution, as seen below in a video by Modern Vintage Gamer...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Witcher 3
  • Rumour Nvidia's New Tegra X1+ Chip Could Make Switch Performance "Up To 25% Faster"

    Is this the chip we've been waiting for?

    In June, there was a rumour the new Nvidia Shield device – now known as the Nvidia Shield TV Pro – could potentially share the same chipset as the rumoured 'Pro' model Switch. With less than a few weeks to supposedly go until Nvidia's latest product is released, a now-removed Amazon listing has revealed...

    • Rumour
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nvidia
    • Hardware
    • Tegra
  • Review Overwatch: Legendary Edition - Hardly The Best Way To Play, But Still Pretty Great

    Nerf this

    Once upon a time, it would’ve been a cold day in hell before we’d see a Blizzard game on a Nintendo console. The traditionally PC-centric company broke its nearly twenty-year hiatus from Nintendo when it released Diablo III last year, and after making that port a reality, tongues got wagging about what else the company could bring over...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Overwatch
  • News Pokémon Center London Closes Entry Queue 9 Hours Early Due To Ridiculously High Demand

    Some arrived as early as 4am

    Today sees the grand opening of London's very own pop up Pokémon Center store. Since it was first revealed we had no doubts that it'd be popular - UK fans have been crying out for something like this for years - but we didn't expect it to be this popular. Westfield London, the shopping centre where the new store is...

    • Pokemon
    • UK
  • Random Here's Why You Should Never Use Google Translate To Localise Your Game

    A comical error in the new Shantae title

    Small typos and translation errors in games usually end up being either annoying or humorous, and this particular mistake falls very much into the latter category. Shantae and the Seven Sirens - which is planned to release on Switch at some point in the future - is now available on iOS. While the...

    • Random
    • Shantae
    • WayForward
  • News Capcom Looking To "Awaken" Past Franchises After The "Indisputable Successes" Of Resident Evil And Monster Hunter

    Gotta mine those "dormant intellectual properties"

    The critical and commercial success of Monster Hunter World and the Resident Evil 2 remake has convinced Capcom that it is sitting on a potential goldmine of classic titles. In its recent investor report, Capcom states that it plans to revive "dormant" franchises alongside creating new IPs. While...

    • Capcom
    • Business
  • Random This Switch Game Manual Has Controls For The Wrong Platform

    Got a DualShock 4 handy?

    As satisfying as it is to see an instruction manual inside a video game case nowadays, it's no use when it doesn't actually include the controls of the system you're playing on. This is exactly what a Reddit and YouTube user encountered when they picked up a European physical copy of The Ninja Saviors: Return of the...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • PlayStation 4
    • PS4
    • DualShock 4
  • Review Into the Dead 2 - An Overpriced Zombie Shooter That Should Have Stayed Dead

    World War $$$

    Into the Dead 2 is an auto-run zombie survival game which originally launched back in 2017 on iOS and Android as a free-to-play title laden with the usual mobile microtransactions. The aim of proceedings here is to make your way through gauntlet after gauntlet of shambling, braindead zombie attackers as your player character moves...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Into The Dead 2
  • Guide Where To Buy Ring Fit Adventure For Nintendo Switch

    It's time to work up a sweat

    Fitness enthusiasts who enjoyed Wii Fit back in the day will likely be delighted at the reveal of Ring Fit Adventure. The game is a new type of adventure game for Nintendo Switch which uses unique accessories that detect and measure the player’s real-world movements and turn them into in-game actions. The Ring-Con...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News Did Hideki Kamiya And Ikumi Nakamura Just Tease An Okami Sequel?

    "Okami is going to be back"

    Okami is one of those games that seems to raise a smile on the face of anyone lucky enough to have played it, and it would seem that the series is in line for a revival. Ikumi Nakamura – who made headlines at E3 as a staffer at Tango Gameworks before leaving the company and embarking on a massive world tour of games...

    • Okami
    • Hideki Kamiya
    • Ikumi Nakamura
    • PlatinumGames
  • Poll Nintendo's Ring Fit Adventure Is Out Today, Are You Getting It?

    A new type of gaming experience

    Today sees the release of Ring Fit Adventure on Nintendo Switch, and in a similar way to Nintendo Labo before it, this game is offering a unique way to play on your console. As you likely know by now, the 'game' has players exploring an RPG-like setting, running through different areas, grabbing collectables, and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Polls
  • Guide Pokémon GO 'A Colossal Discovery' - How To Purchase A Premium Ticket And Regigigas Quest Walkthrough

    How to Get Involved in GO’s First Global Paid Event and What’s Happening for Free Players

    Pokémon GO is holding its first global premium event – a paid, ticketed event you can play anywhere in the world that will give you exclusive early and easy access to the legendary Pokémon Regigas and a raft of other perks. Our guide covers everything...

    • Features
    • Guides
    • Pokemon Go
    • Mobile
    • Pokemon
  • News The Switch Has Now Sold More Than 15 Million Units In North America

    Switch Lite boosted the overall sales

    Nintendo has revealed the recent release of the Switch Lite helped increase overall system sales in North America. Combined, the original Switch model and Lite model have now sold over 15 million units in this region. Through September, Switch sales in the US were up by more than 20% year to date. The Switch...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Lite
    • Nintendo
    • North America
  • News Producers Of Pokémon Masters Outline Future Updates After Disappointing Players

    "we would like to provide a more enjoyable experience"

    After issuing an apology last Friday for not living up to community expectations, the producers of Pokémon Masters have now published an outline of the game's future updates. This upcoming schedule is built around four areas of focus: insufficient content, lack of appealing rewards,...

    • Pokemon
    • Mobile
  • News Ice Age: Scrat’s Nutty Adventure Launches Today On Nintendo Switch

    "We’re incredibly proud of what we’ve created"

    Launching today on Nintendo Switch is Ice Age: Scrat’s Nutty Adventure, a 3D adventure title based on the hugely popular animated films. The game sees everyone’s favourite - and ever so clumsy - sabre-toothed squirrel, Scrat, set out on a quest through classic Ice Age movie locations to recover...

    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Puma Launches Its Tetris-Themed Collection

    An iconic crossover

    Shoe and video game crossovers appear to be a thing now. Following on from Nike's Nintendo 64 Air Max tribute, Puma has now launched its previously announced Tetris-themed shoe and apparel line. The PUMA x TETRIS collection includes Puma's "future-retro" RS 9.8 and RS-X sneakers. Both come in daring colours a

    • Tetris
    • Merchandise
  • News Grab An Officially-Licensed Pink Sega Controller And Join The Fight Against Breast Cancer

    Pre-orders go live today

    Retro-Bit has announced a partnership with Sega and Limited Run Games to release a collection of officially-licensed - and bright pink - Sega controllers. A portion of the proceeds will go towards fighting breast cancer. There are four different controllers available - two for the Sega Genesis, and two for the Sega Saturn...

    • Sega
    • Hardware
    • Accessories
  • News Yooka-Laylee Dev Playtonic Is Open To Making A Mario Kart-Like Racer Or Splatoon-Like Shooter

    "Really, we could work on any kind of game"

    Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is out right now on Switch, with the folks over at Playtonic Games doing a cracking job of tickling our nostalgia bone. The game reminds us of Donkey Kong Country, Banjo-Kazooie and even Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle all mushed into one, and it'

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Playtonic Games
  • News Fight Off Mutated Fruit Monsters In Juicy Realm, A Twin-Stick Shooter Coming To Switch

    With split-screen co-op

    SpaceCan Studio and X.D. Network have revealed that twin-stick shooter Juicy Realm will be launching on Nintendo Switch next month. The game has players shooting their way through bizarre, mutated fruit monsters who appear to be invading the entire planet. The story goes that a meteor struck the Earth and has mutated fruit...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases

Features

Forum Topics

bloodstained: ritual of the night

bloodstained: ritual of the night

616 replies |

The Chit-Chat Thread

The Chit-Chat Thread

36,818 replies |

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt − Complete Edition
Pokémon dungeon game

Pokémon dungeon game

2 replies |

3DS Friend Codes

3DS Friend Codes

27,762 replies |

Games You Recently Beat?

Games You Recently Beat?

1,475 replies |

What would be a suitable MMO for the Switch?
Other uses for the Ring-Con

Other uses for the Ring-Con

9 replies |

Most Read

Latest Videos

Featured Reviews