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YesterdayFri, 24th May 2019

  • Talking Point Why Nintendo Is Right To Be Cautious With Mobile

    Unsavoury aspects of the mobile sector limit cross-platform potential

    After years of denying any interest and avoiding the issue, Nintendo has become a fully committed mobile developer. Yes, having the company mascot appear in its first game was a strong signal of how serious it took the mobile platform, but that was just dipping its toe – its...

    • Talking Point
    • Features
    • Nintendo
    • Mobile
  • News The Sonic Movie Gets Delayed Until 2020 To Get Things 'Just Right'

    VFX artists breathe a sigh of relief

    Following the epic backlash from Sonic fans the world over after the debut trailer for the hedgehog's upcoming movie, director Jeff Fowler vowed to change the controversial design. It seems that the VFX artists actually doing the work thankfully have a little more time to get it right this time. While many Sonic...

    • Sonic
    • Movies
    • Sega
  • Review Baba Is You - A Truly Unique Puzzler That Will Train Or Maim Your Brain

    If Baba is you, then who is me?

    Every week, the Switch eShop is bombarded by an onslaught of new releases. Often, a good majority of them end up being games that were ported over from a previous generation, or more shovelware that could easily be found on your mother's smartphone. Because of all of the noise, many unique games can go unnoticed or...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Baba Is You
  • News Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition Out Today On Switch, Fatal Bullet Due In August

    Sword Art On Switch

    Today sees the release of Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition on Nintendo Switch. To celebrate, Bandai Namco has shared a brand new launch trailer. The game sees you joining Kirito, Asuna, Leafa, and other familiar faces from the series, as you jump into a new virtual reality massively multiplayer online...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Digital Foundry Explores The Performance Of Resident Evil 4, 1 And 0 On Switch

    Handheld supreme?

    If you're hoping to find out exactly how all of the newly ported Resident Evil games run on Switch, you'll be pleased to know that the technical boffins over at Digital Foundry have examined each game in lovely video form. Interestingly, Digital Foundry noticed that Resident Evil 4 runs at 900p when docked, as opposed to the PS4...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Video
  • Feature Hi-Rez Studios On Bringing Realm Royale To Switch

    We chat with the team behind this fantasy take on the battle royale genre

    Following weeks of rumours and leaks suggesting that Hi-Rez Studios was bringing its free-to-play battle royale Realm Royale to Switch, we can exclusively confirm that the game is coming to Nintendo's console. It joins team-based first-person shooter Paladins and MOBA

    • Features
    • Interview
    • Exclusive
    • Switch eShop
    • Hi-Rez
  • News Battle Worlds: Kronos Brings 60 Hours Of Turn-Based Strategy Gameplay To Switch

    Inspired by Advance Wars

    THQ Nordic has revealed that turn-based strategy game Battle Worlds: Kronos is headed to Nintendo Switch next month. You can get a quick look at the game in the newly released trailer above; inspired by the likes of Battle Isle, Advance Wars and Panzer General, this one originally launched on Steam back in 2013. The Switch...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Cyberpunk Puzzler Hyperforma Comes To Switch This Year With Brand New Co-Op Mode

    Hack your way to victory

    Russian indie developer HeroCraft has announced that its cyberpunk puzzle game, Hyperforma, is set to launch on Nintendo Switch later this year. The game is said to contain a "captivating story" which focuses on a lone explorer making his journey into a relic cyberspace called 'Ancient Network', hoping to reveal the secrets...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Video Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 X-Men Trailer Reveals New Characters

    Some playable, others not?

    Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order is rapidly approaching, with that tasty 19th July release date getting ever closer. To get us all hyped and ready for the game, Nintendo has shared a new X-Men-focused trailer. Aside from being all dramatic and epic in equal measure, the trailer has confirmed the appearance of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Video
  • News Yet Another Free Minigame Has Been Released For Nintendo Labo VR Kit

    Third time's the charm

    Nintendo has released another minigame for the Nintendo Labo VR Kit, seemingly aiming to give buyers new ways to play and inspiration to create their own masterpieces. This third release is called Sushi Board and appears to involve a cute little robot who needs to head off on a journey to collect fish (and presumably dish up...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Labo
    • VR
  • News This Lovely 'Legend Of Dragon Quest' Book Is Available Now

    Both standard and collector's editions available

    If you're a fan of Dragon Quest who just so happens to like reading up on your favourite games (which we hope you do, considering your visiting this very site!) then this book might well be perfect for you. From journalist Daniel Andreyev, 'The Legend of Dragon Quest' is available now in both...

    • Dragon Quest
    • Merchandise
  • News Physical Super Mario Maker 2 Goodies Are Available For Free On My Nintendo In Japan

    Can we move to Japan yet?

    At this point, we could probably write a 10,000-word essay on why Nintendo should either bring Club Nintendo back from the dead or reintroduce physical rewards through the My Nintendo service in the west. Sadly, we can't see it making a comeback any time soon, so we'll just have to jealously admire the gifts available to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
    • My Nintendo
    • Japan
  • News Super Neptunia RPG Gets New Batch Of Battle Screenshots And Fresh Details

    Arrives on Switch next month

    Super Neptunia RPG is only a month or so away from launching on Switch and to get fans hyped for its release, Idea Factory has shared a huge batch of new battle screenshots and more details to tell us more about the game. Let's start off with the new info, which talks us through how Elements, your Goddess Form, and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News So Long Ouya, We Hardly Knew Ye

    Gone and forgotten

    Reflect on 2013 and you might remember the Android-based console known as the Ouya. It was one of the earlier tech success stories on Kickstarter and marketed itself as a direct competitor to modern video game systems of the time, such as the Wii U. It also openly publicised the fact it could emulate traditional consoles such as...

    • Ouya
    • Hardware
    • Nvidia
  • News Konami Adds TATE Mode Support To Its Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection

    Play the proper way

    If there's one extra feature that should probably be included in more re-releases, remasters and remakes on the Switch, it's TATE mode. The design of Nintendo's system means it is incredibly easy to play games upright when you slide off the Joy-Con. One recent release that failed to include this option was Konami's Arcade...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
    • Konami
  • Video Watch 20 Minutes Of The Adventure Mode In Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

    Out next month

    It's been a wild time for fans of the kart racing genre recently. Earlier this week Sega released Team Sonic Racing and Nintendo followed this up with the beta for Mario Kart Tour on mobile devices. If this wasn't already enough kart racing action to keep you entertained for the rest of the year, next month Activision is launching...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Famitsu Shares New Screenshot Of The Battle System In Game Freak's Upcoming Switch RPG

    Lovely stuff

    Yesterday, we found out how Game Freak is attempting to create something "more exciting" than Pokémon in its upcoming Switch RPG, tentatively titled Town. Unfortunately, there's been little to no information about this new project since its

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Famitsu
    • Game Freak
  • News Dead Or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet "Basic Free Edition" Arrives At The End Of This Month

    Can you resist?

    Fancy a beach holiday? How about a free trip to New Zach Island in Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet? Soon you'll be able to visit paradise on your Nintendo Switch when Koei Tecmo releases the "Basic Free Edition" of Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet on the Japanese eShop at the end of this month. Provided you have access to a Japanese...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Dead or Alive
    • Koei Tecmo
    • Japan
  • News Slay The Spire Brings Single-Player Deck Building To The Switch This June

    Mixing card and roguelikes together

    In August last year, Mega Crit and Humble Bundle announced the hit "card/roguelike" title Slay the Spire was coming to the Switch in 2019. Almost a year later, the developer has now revealed the game will become playable "on-the-go" on 6th June for $24.99. Here's what Mega Crit had to say about the announcement...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Team Sonic Racing Drops Opening Cutscene On Switch Due To "Cartridge Size Restrictions"

    Saving space

    Team Sonic Racing on the Switch is slightly different from its PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC counterparts. When you boot up these other versions of the game, you're greeted with a beautiful opening cinematic of Sonic and the gang speeding around a track. In the Switch release, this cutscene is noticeably absent. The reason for this,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sega
    • Sonic

Thursday23rd May 2019

  • Feature Best Nintendo Switch Games

    As voted by you lovely people

    In a little over two years Switch has amassed a huge amount of software - more than any Nintendo fan dared to dream after the slim pickings of the previous generation. Of course, this abundance of riches leaves us in something of a pickle - too many games, not enough time to play them all. In fairness, it's a very nice...

    • Features
    • Top 50
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Guides
  • Random $10,000 Pokémon Competition Winner Reportedly Found To Have Violated The Rules

    Update: They have now been disqualified

    Update: The competition winner has now been disqualified for violating the rules. Thanks to this, no entry will feature in the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Shield as a wearable outfit. Here's the official statement from Uniqlo: Original Article: Back in October, clothing brand Uniqlo hosted a competition...

    • Random
    • Pokemon
    • Uniqlo
  • News Introducing The Playdate, Panic's New Handheld Video Game System With A Crank

    Katamari Damacy's creator is also on-board

    The handheld video game business has been dominated by Nintendo since the days of the Game Boy. Sony had a fair crack at it, but has since pulled out of the portable market. With Nintendo now dominating the handheld video game arena all by itself with the Switch, it has left us wondering if anyone else will...

    • Playdate
    • Panic
  • News Homemade Nintendo Switch TV Displays Seem To Be All The Rage, And We're Not Complaining

    Fancy one of these at home?

    Putting everyone else's gaming spaces to shame, this homemade Nintendo Switch TV setup could well be the answer to your home interior dreams - and also an amazing way to annoy everyone else in the house. Shared online by YouTube user Chris Salomone, this giant display has turned his TV into a humongous Switch console...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fan Made
  • News The Beta For Mario Kart Tour Doesn't Seem To Include Proper Multiplayer Racing

    Well, this is a surprise

    The beta for Mario Kart Tour recently went live in Japan. If you haven't read our previous post, it includes the usual driver roster and a selection of retro tracks. Races are cut down to just two laps and the game is played vertically with touch input and swipe commands. It all seems relatively straightforward until you...

    • Mario Kart
    • Mario Kart Tour
    • Mobile
    • Nintendo
    • Beta
  • News Mature Visual Novel YU-NO Gets Western Switch Release Date And Day 1 Edition

    Get a free 8-bit action game

    Spike Chunsoft has revealed that a western release of visual novel adventure YU-NO: A Girl Who Chants Love at the Bound of this World is headed to Nintendo Switch. We do love good, snappy game titles. Believe it or not, this game was first released way back in 1996 featuring much racier scenes than the version you'll...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Review Wonder Boy Returns Remix - A Remake That Really Does Go Back To The Beginning

    Will wonders never cease?

    The history of Wonder Boy could hardly be more convoluted. It began as a platformer in Japanese arcades in 1986, moved to consoles, became an RPG, co-existed with identical but differently-named games from alternative publishers, and spawned sequels in a mystifying numbering sequence. All of which meant that when it was...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Wonder Boy
  • News Dead Cells Gets Free 'Rise Of The Giant' DLC On Switch Today, Passes 2 Million Sales

    More Dead Cells? For free?

    Indie hit Dead Cells just got even bigger and better thanks to a new, free piece of DLC called 'Rise of the Giant'. Players who have beaten the main game can now gain access to a new area called the Cavern, an environment "filled with entirely new ways to die". Cheery. You'll come up against abominable new traps, perilous...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
    • DLC
  • News Pre-Order Fire Emblem: Three Houses From GameStop And Receive This Exclusive Pin Set

    Limited supplies

    In July, Switch owners can look forward to the release of Fire Emblem: Three Houses – the latest entry in Nintendo's long-running tactical RPG line, set within a kingdom divided into three states. In celebration of this upcoming title, GameStop is offering a special deal in North America. If you pre-order and purchase the game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Fire Emblem
    • North America
  • Nintendo Download 23rd May (North America)

    Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Sword Art Online and Wonder Boy!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Nintendo Switch: Sword Art Online:...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • Review Resident Evil 0 - A Prequel That Old-School Fans Should Reinvestigate

    Training day

    Capping off the trio of games from Capcom's survival horror series to drop simultaneously on the eShop, Resident Evil 0 is a prequel to the seminal original and something of a black sheep in the family. First developed for Nintendo 64 before shifting to GameCube, it launched in 2002 just after REmake and, standing in direct comparison,...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Resident Evil
  • News 'Meowtroidvania' Game Gato Roboto Pounces Onto Switch Next Week

    Metroid + cats = awesome?

    Devolver Digital and developer Doinksoft have revealed that Gato Roboto will be launching on Nintendo Switch next week. If you've ever thought Metroid needed more cats, this is absolutely the game for you. The game places you inside a cosy, armoured mech suit before setting you off on a dangerous trek through an alien...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night Physical And Digital Pre-Orders Are Now Live

    With free metal case for US buyers

    Pre-orders for the upcoming Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night have now gone live on Nintendo Switch. You can secure a download via the eShop or pick it up physically at select retailers. The Switch release is scheduled to launch on 25th June - exactly one week after it arrives on PS4, Xbox One and PC. Standard...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Square Enix's Oninaki Might Not Receive A Physical Release Here In The West

    Digital only?

    During a Nintendo Direct presentation in February, Square Enix revealed it would publish the action role-playing game Oninaki on the Switch in the summer. The game has been developed by the team at Tokyo RPG factory and was previously responsible for I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear. If you were thinking about a physical purchase of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • North America
    • Europe
  • News DC Universe Online Brings Another Dose Of Superhero Action To Switch This Summer

    Marvel and DC fight it out on Switch

    The ever-evolving world of DC Universe Online is coming to Nintendo Switch this summer, it has been confirmed. This will be the first time the game has ever made it to a Nintendo platform. Originally launching back in 2011, this free-to-play MMO game has players creating their own unique character who buddies up...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Nintendo Download 23rd May (Europe)

    Team Sonic Racing! Assassin's Creed III! Resident Evil 0,1,4!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail - New Releases: Team Sonic Racing...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News Light Up Your Life With This NES Controller Super Mario Lamp

    With fully functioning buttons

    We wouldn't usually get all that excited about a lamp, but this particular design has caught our attention for all the right reasons. Introducing the 'Light Up The World NES Controller Lamp'. Featuring a Super Mario Bros. design around the lampshade itself, this USB-powered contraption is inspired by the classic NES...

    • NES
    • Nintendo
    • Merchandise
  • Review Redout - A Slightly Rough Port Of An Otherwise Decent Wipeout Wannabe

    Seeing Red

    One of Nintendo’s most popular (and amusingly, least supported) franchises is the F-Zero series, which popularized the concept of high-intensity, low-gravity racing. In the void created due to Nintendo’s reluctance to release more games in the series, plenty of other ‘me-too’ titles have released, such as Wipeout and FAST, and...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Redout
  • News Darksiders 2 Deathinitive Edition Switch Release Seemingly Revealed Ahead Of Time

    Only a matter of time, surely?

    Another listing has appeared for a Switch release of Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition, adding to the already-existing evidence suggesting a port must be on the way. This time, though, it may as well be an official confirmation. Earlier this month, an EB Games Canada listing for the title triggered speculation over...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Darksiders
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News New Details And Screens Emerge For Raiden V: Director's Cut On Switch

    Launching this July

    Raiden V: Director's Cut has now appeared on the official Nintendo site, providing us with more concrete info on its upcoming release. We first heard about this one back in March, when a Taiwanese game rating suggested a Switch version could well be on the way. The game is now confirmed to be heading to Nintendo's console on...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Fortnite Teams Up With Jordan For An Epic Downtown Drop Event

    Fresh kicks

    Following on from a John Wick and Avengers: Endgame collaboration, the free-to-play battle royale Fortnite is now teaming up with the sportswear brand Jordan, to promote the NBA finals at the end of this month. This latest update adds a new free event called "Downtown Drop" requiring players to bomb hills, launch off massive jumps,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Fortnite
    • Jordan
    • NBA
  • Video Cricket 19 Trailer Shows Off New Gameplay And A First-Person Mode

    How's that?

    Cricket 19 is just days away from launching on Nintendo Switch and a brand new trailer has just been released to showcase some of the gameplay elements you can expect to enjoy. Said to include "stunning" new features, Cricket 19 is aiming to be the deepest and richest simulation of the sport to date. The video above shows off the game's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Video

Wednesday22nd May 2019

  • Feature Best Couch Co-Op Games On Nintendo Switch

    Teamwork makes the dream work

    Chances are, couch co-op games were a big part of the reason why you chose to buy a Nintendo Switch. After all, Nintendo is the bonafide master of local co-op games, and the Switch is tailor-made for those experiences thanks to its Joy-Con controllers, which double up as two separate pads when you've got a friend...

    • Features
    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Essentials
  • Reminder Nintendo's Huge 'Go Digital' Sale Ends Tomorrow, Up To 90% Off Over 130 Switch Games (Europe)

    Go! Go! Go!

    Update: As a quick reminder, Nintendo's 'Go Digital' sale ends tomorrow, 23rd May. Consider this your last chance to snag any of the tasty deals listed below. Original Article: If you don't mind buying your games digitally, you're in for a real treat with this sale from Nintendo of Europe. The new 'Go Digital!' sale, starting today...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sales
    • Europe
  • News Mario Kart Tour Beta Test Details And Images Are Already Leaking Online

    Fancy a sneak peek?

    The Mario Kart Tour beta test has just got underway in Japan, and it really didn't take long for all sorts of details and screenshots to find their way online. If you don't want to be spoiled ahead of the game's release, this is your final chance to head back to our home page and away from all the leaked images. We'll kick...

    • Mario Kart
    • Mario Kart Tour
    • Mobile
    • Nintendo
  • News Baldo Is What You Get When You Mix The Legend Of Zelda With Ni no Kuni

    It's beautiful!

    If you play action-adventure games similar to The Legend of Zelda on a regular basis, appreciate cel-shaded visuals and have experienced a Ni no Kuni game before, Baldo by Naps Team – for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC – might be worth keeping an eye on. The first trailer for this game has been exclusively...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Game Freak Is Trying To Create Something "More Exciting Than Pokémon"

    Original projects taking priority to keep the team fresh

    Game Freak, the makers of a little series of games known as Pokémon, is currently focusing on original projects rather than its flagship brand, according to game programmer and director Masayuki Onoue. Speaking with our friends over at Video Games Chronicle, Onoue gave details about how the...

    • Game Freak
    • Pokémon
    • Town
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Review Team Sonic Racing - A Safe Effort Which Lags Well Behind Mario Kart 8

    Triple Trouble

    It’s all well and good releasing karting games on Sony and Microsoft’s consoles, but it takes a big old set of Sonic Spinballs to try launching one on Mario’s home turf. If anyone’s shown it’s capable of this, though, it’s Sheffield-based studio Sumo Digital. Very few developers have perfected the art of arcade-style...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Team Sonic Racing
  • News Behold, The Officially-Licensed Nintendo Micro SD Card To Rule Them All

    The Star joins the Mushroom (and Zelda)

    While there are some people who will casually stick a micro SD card into their Switch and forget about it completely, if you are the type of person who likes to pop yours out every once in a while then this new official Nintendo licensed 256GB card from SanDisk could become your new obsession. In a rather...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Micro SD Cards
  • News Hang On, Why Is Team Sonic Racing's Opening Movie Missing On Switch?

    The mysterious case of the Sonic movie (but not that one)

    Team Sonic Racing is now available on Nintendo Switch and other platforms, finally letting us blast around a variety of race tracks as our favourite blue blur and friends. As a matter of fact, we've just shared our full review of the game if you're interested in learning more, but there's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sonic
    • Sega
  • News The Next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Event Will Make Spirits Easier To Catch

    Catch them while you can

    If you find yourself struggling to capture certain spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate after you've defeated them in battle, this week's event "Spirit Shield Slowdown" should make the entire process much less frustrating. During this limited-time event, the roulette at the end of each spirit battle will rotate slower...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Pokémon Rumble Rush Now Available Worldwide With New Update

    Psyche!

    Last week saw the launch of Pokémon Rumble Rush, a new smartphone game not to be confused with the "new and exciting" mobile offering said to be available by March next year. Initially, it was only available in limited territories, but the app is now available globally. If you've been unable to download the app until now, it's well worth...

    • Pokemon
    • Nintendo
    • Mobile
  • Japanese Charts Nintendo Switch Games Take Up Eight Of The Top Ten Spots

    But it's a PS4 game in first place

    Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for 13th May - 19th May, revealing that eight out of this week's top ten games are on Nintendo Switch. It's a familiar story as a new PS4 game enters the chart at number one this week, followed by a Switch-heavy list full of Nintendo-published titles. The game to secure...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • Review Resident Evil - A Great Version Of A Classic Which Stubbornly Refuses To Get With The Times

    REvisit the survival horror

    The original Resident Evil is a strange creature. Despite being tinkered with various times and receiving a substantial facelift, the core game seems unnaturally resistant to modification and remains resolutely of its time. It’s somewhat fitting that the fundamental mechanics refuse to be fiddled with, and each...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Resident Evil
  • News Citizens Of Earth Is Being Mysteriously Removed From The 3DS eShop In Japan

    Available until the end of the month

    Citizens of Earth will reportedly be removed from the Japanese 3DS eShop at the end of this month. At the time of writing, a reason for its removal has not been provided. The game was originally released in 2015 on both the 3DS and Wii U and draws inspiration from Nintendo's EarthBound / Mother series. Right now,...

    • 3DS
    • 3DS eShop
    • Japan
  • News Once Again, EA Angers Switch Fans By Falsely Advertising FIFA 19 Content

    Lightning strikes twice

    FIFA 19 players who own the game on Nintendo Switch have expressed their upset at developer and publisher, EA, after an advertised game feature didn't release on the system. The content in question is a special Squad Building Challenge which rewards players with a random, highly sought after Team of the Season card. The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • FIFA
    • EA
  • News Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy Of The Duelist Arrives On Switch This August With Three Brand-New Trading Cards

    It's almost time to duel!

    While some digital card game enthusiasts are still hoping to see Blizzard's Hearthstone released on Nintendo's hybrid platform one day, for now, there are plenty of other alternatives to enjoy. On 20th August, fans of this genre can look forward to the release of Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution for $39.99 /...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Yu-Gi-Oh!
    • TCG
  • Exclusive The Evercade Handheld Is Getting Earthworm Jim, Clayfigher And Midnight Resistance

    Plus many other classic Data East and Interplay titles

    A short time ago, we lifted the lid on a new handheld games system aimed at retro players, called the Evercade. Rather than attempt to go head-to-head with the Switch, this pocket-sized marvel will instead focus on running old-school games, and it will come bundled with a cartridge (remember...

    • Evercade
    • Retro
    • Hardware
    • Exclusive
  • Video Star Wars: Rogue Squadron Gets A Stunning HD Makeover In Unreal Engine 4

    If only it was official

    Long before EA got the rights to create Star Wars video games, LucasArts and Factor 5 produced the Rogue Squadron trilogy. The first game was released on the Nintendo 64 and PC in 1998 and the second and third game landed exclusively on the GameCube a number of years later. While Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader and...

    • Video
    • Retro
    • Star Wars
    • LucasArts
    • Factor 5
  • News AeternoBlade II Gets An Autumn Release On Switch

    Harness the AeternoBlade one more time

    PQube and developer Corecell Technology have revealed that AeternoBlade II will soon be playable on a Nintendo Switch near you. It's expected to launch across multiple platforms this autumn. A press release for the game describes its gameplay as "pure poetry", which is a pretty bold statement to make...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Review Project Nimbus: Complete Edition - Slick But Shallow Robot Action

    Mech-ing a go of it

    Giant mechas have been a mainstay in games for decades. From the terrifying nuclear-capable behemoths of the Metal Gear series to the transforming Skells of Xenoblade Chronicles X, they’re the sci-fi equivalent of dragons: huge, devastating machines perfect for traversing deadly landscapes and obliterating any unfortunate foe...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Project Nimbus
  • Video Qanba's Nintendo Switch MAX Screen Magnifier Might Not Be All That Bad

    What year is it?

    You may have thought we'd be past the days of the cheap and gimmicky accessories that plagued the Game Boy and its future generations. Anyone who remembers the Worm Light or the Handy Boy will probably cringe at the thought, but arcade stick manufacturer Qanba decided to take a stab at the old magnification idea with their MAX...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Videos
    • Accessories
  • Book Review NES Encyclopedia: Everything You Wanted To Know About The NES, But Were Afraid To Ask

    Over 870 games detailed within...

    There are certain video game platforms that stick in our memory longer than most, and these are often the systems that we cut our gaming teeth on; not necessarily our first, but certainly the ones that had the most impact on our formative years. You never forget your first love, as the saying goes. Video game...

    • Features
    • Book Review
    • NES
    • Retro
  • News Switch Was The Best-Selling Console In April In The US, Mortal Kombat 11 Tops Software Charts

    Top ten Switch and 3DS games revealed

    We're getting pretty used to sharing Switch success stories these days, but here's another for you: Nintendo's hybrid machine was the best-selling console of April in the US and remains the best-selling system of 2019 so far. The news comes from US games industry analyst Mat Piscatella, who has shared a thread...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales
    • North America
  • News Dragon Quest Builders 2 Will Have Four DLC Packs And A Season Pass

    Pre-orders now live on the eShop

    Pre-orders for Dragon Quest Builders 2 have now gone live on the European Switch eShop, and Nintendo has shared more details surrounding the game's future content. As we already know, the game will launch on 12th July. It will receive one free DLC pack as well as three paid DLC packs after launch, with the first two...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Guide Pokémon Rumble Rush Tips - Ores, Gears And Guide Feathers

    Just starting out? Allow us to help...

    Pokémon Rumble Rush is the latest in a line of Pokémon Rumble games, where players are tasked to battle through short stages with their pint-sized buddy Pokémon, attacking hostile 'mon along the way in the quest to catch ‘em all. Despite this not being the first Pokémon Rumble game, it’s the first to...

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    Before the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Switch, there were only so many multiplayer arena games available on the system. One of these was Brawlout by Angry Mob Games, featuring a cast of unknowns, eventually supported by more recognisable indie faces such as Yooka-Laylee, Juan from Guacamelee!

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