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  • News The First DLC Pack For Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Releases This September

    Access it with the Expansion Pass

    In celebration of Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order arriving on the Switch, the Marvel Games panel at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con revealed Loki was joining the alliance on day one and also announced Cyclops and Colossus from X-Men would show up on 30th August. This followed with a teaser of one of the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo
    • Marvel
    • DLC
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (July 20th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    What a week it's been! Nintendo revealed a Switch revision with improved battery life, locked in the release date for Luigi's Mansion 3 and announced two new sets of Joy-Con. On the third-party front, we found

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • News Hori Announces New Line Of Officially Licensed Accessories For Switch Lite

    Launching alongside the system

    The prolific peripheral maker Hori has announced it has been selected as an officially licensed launch partner for the Nintendo Switch Lite. As a result, it will be working closely with Nintendo from an "early stage" to produce "a robust line" of accessories, which will be available alongside the launch of the system...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Lite
    • Nintendo
    • Accessories
    • Hori
  • Reminder Splatoon 2 Splatfest T-Shirts Now Available On The UK My Nintendo Store

    The posters are already sold out!

    If you happen to be located in the UK or Europe in general, we're reminding you the limited edition Splatoon 2 t-shirts - celebrating the final Splatfest - are now available to purchase from the local My Nintendo Store. Although the hig

    • Reminder
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Splatoon 2
    • UK
  • News Netflix Releases Its First Official Teaser For Season One Of The Witcher

    "The worst monsters are the ones we create"

    After what feels like an incredibly long wait, Netflix has finally released the first trailer for its live-action version of The Witcher, starring Superman's Henry Cavill as the White Wolf. In this first look, we find out a bit about the lore within the universe of the Witcher, see some of the well-known...

    • Video
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Netflix
    • Witcher
  • News Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night Switch Patch Comes With Some Unwelcome Extras

    Patch it up

    When Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night arrived on the Switch a week after initial release, Nintendo players quickly established something wasn't right. Digital Foundry took a closer inspection of this version and found the performance and visuals had taken a tremendous hit and our own review here on

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • Poll Tell Us Who You're Siding With In Splatoon 2's Final Splatfest

    This is it!

    We apologise for bombarding you with Splatoon 2 news, but this weekend is the final Splatfest. It has us wondering if you will be raging against the machine with Pearl and Team Chaos or banding together for a new and brighter future with Marina and Team Order. We want to know - so pick a side in the poll below and tell us how your...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo
    • Splatoon 2
    • Polls
  • News Class Action Lawsuit Officially Filed Against Nintendo For Switch Joy-Con "Drifting" Issues

    "Filed on behalf of purchasers"

    Yesterday, we found out a law firm located in the United States was preparing to file a class action lawsuit against Nintendo, based on reports the Joy-Con controllers for the Switch can experience "drift" issues. Now, in the latest development, the lawsuit against Nintendo of America has been officially filed by the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Joy-Con
    • North America
    • Legal

YesterdayFri, 19th Jul 2019

  • News US Law Firm Opens "Switch Joy-Con Drift" Class Action Investigation

    Calling on users experiencing issues

    Anger over Joy-Con drifting issues appears to have finally boiled over, with a US law firm reportedly preparing to file a class action lawsuit against Nintendo. Details about this come straight from Chimicles, Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith – the firm currently looking into the possibility of a such a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Joy-Con
    • North America
    • Legal
  • Poll Have Your Joy-Con Been Drifting?

    We want to know

    Recently, there has been much discussion online about "drifting" Joy-Con. It's been an ongoing issue since the release of the Switch and one we've addressed here on Nintendo Life on a number of occasions. We've even gone to the extent of publishing a step-by-step guide and releasing a video about how to resolve this problem. Still,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Polls
    • Joy-Con
  • Hardware Review The EON Super 64 Gives Your N64 HDMI Output, But Is It Really Worth $150?

    Plug-and-play HD for your Nintendo 64

    We're big fans of EON here at Nintendo Life. The company has already produced some amazing GameCube HDMI adapters in the form of the GCHD and GCHD Mk II, both of which harness the console's digital output to give a crisp picture without the need for pesky internal modification. However, for its next trick, EON...

    • Features
    • Hardware Review
    • Retro
    • N64
  • Review Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order - Arcade Brawling Is Back, Baby

    Hero syndrome

    For years - ten of them, to be exact - the Marvel Ultimate Alliance games have retreated into the kind of obscurity only wistful nostalgia can occasionally dispel. They weren’t particularly outstanding games, but they were packed full of characters, lore, and storylines pulled straight out of Marvel’s vast archive. This was back...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3
  • Review Tiny Metal: Full Metal Rumble - Finally, A True Successor To Advance Wars Emerges

    The tiny student becomes a metal master

    It’s now been eleven whole years since we’ve had a new Advance Wars game, with Nintendo seemingly happy to let its successful SRPG series slide into oblivion since 2008’s Dark Conflict on the DS, disregarding the pleas of fans whilst instead turning its attention to the more story-oriented and emotional...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Tiny Metal
  • News Datamine Reveals New Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Characters

    Spoilers contained within

    Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order has barely touched store shelves, but we've already got our first leaked list of characters – and it goes without saying that if you want to avoid spoilers, you should navigate away from this page as quickly as possible. In fact, why did you even click the link? Dataminer...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Datamine
  • News Loki, Cyclops And Colossus Join Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order

    Yeeesss!

    Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order is now available worldwide on the Nintendo Switch. To celebrate launch day, the Marvel Games panel at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con has revealed new information about the additional characters coming to the game. The brother, enemy, and antihero Loki is joining the alliance on day one and this...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo
    • Marvel
  • News Don't Expect Netflix's Witcher Show To Copy The Video Games

    "They went one direction, we actually get to go another"

    As Netflix releases more and more cast photos from its upcoming Witcher show, a pattern has begun to emerge. Long-time fans of the video game series – which, like the show, is based on Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski's popular line of fantasy novels and is coming to Switch this year in the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Netflix
    • Witcher
  • News Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Receives A Day One Patch

    Adds online multiplayer and resolves a few bugs

    The latest Nintendo exclusive Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order has received a day one patch. According to Nintendo's Japanese website, Version 1.0.1 adds support for Online Multiplayer, a DLC Menu and bonus costumes which are obtainable by purchasing the game's Expansion Pass. It also fixes...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo
    • Marvel
  • Reminder The Final Splatoon 2 Splatfest Is Now Underway

    Fight for order or chaos!

    Quickly, drop whatever else it is you're currently playing and join in on the final Splatoon 2 Splatfest. In the "Splatocalypse" you'll have to side with either Team Chaos (Pearl) or Team Order (Marina) to decide once and for all who reigns supreme. After you've picked a team, you can then participate in this 72-hour event...

    • Reminder
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 2
  • News Taito's The Ninja Saviors Will Release The (Ninja) Warrior Within On Switch This August

    The warriors are back

    If you were a fan of Taito's arcade classic The Ninja Warriors then you are in for a treat, as it's getting a reboot under the name of The Ninja Saviors - Return of the Warriors, which we can now reveal is headed to the Switch on 30th August. Let's find out a bit more from publisher ININ Games: In THE NINJA SAVIORS –...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Super Mega Baseball 2 Aims For A Home Run On Switch Next Week

    Batter up!

    If you've been clamouring for a bit of baseball action on your Switch then you'll no doubt welcome the news that Super Mega Baseball 2: Ultimate Edition is set to slide on to the Switch next week on 25th July for $29.99. The Ultimate Edition on the Switch includes the complete set of Super Mega Baseball 2 content, fully-featured online...

    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Dr. Mario World Surpassed Five Million Downloads In Its First Seven Days

    Making the big bucks

    Last weekend, we heard how Dr. Mario World had been downloaded two million times in its first 72 hours of availability. Now, according to even more Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data, it's been confirmed the game ended up surpassing five million downloads in its first week. This makes Dr. Mario World Nintendo's fourth-biggest...

    • Nintendo
    • Mobile
    • Mario
  • News Sega Reveals Development Of Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD Is 70% Complete

    Rolling on

    After months of trademarks and classifications, earlier this week Sega finally confirmed a high-definition version of Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz was on its way to the Nintendo Switch. So, just how far into development is Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD? It's reportedly 70% complete. The game is due out on 29th October, so we're...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Super Monkey Ball
    • Sega
  • News Japanese Celebs To Show Off Their Virus-Busting Skills In The Dr. Mario World Championship

    Pill-popping fun

    Are you enjoying playing Dr. Mario World on your smartphone? If you consider yourself to be a bit of a virus-busting addict, then it might interest you to know that on 26th July at 8pm Japanese time, LINE will broadcasting the Dr. Mario World Virus Repel Championship, which sounds like a whole heap of fun to us. This tournament...

    • Japan
    • Dr Mario
    • Mobile

Thursday18th Jul 2019

  • News There Are Now More Than 100 Switch Joy-Con Colour Combinations

    Mix and match

    Yesterday, Nintendo surprised everyone when it revealed two new sets of Joy-Con would be arriving on 4th October. There's blue and neon yellow or neon purple and neon orange to select from. If you've gone to great lengths to collect every single coloured Joy-Con so far and are wondering how many combinations there now are if you mix...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
    • Joy-Con
  • Random Everyone On This Southwest Flight Got A Nintendo Switch For Free

    Lucky sods

    A Nintendo Switch can easily be your best friend if you have to hop on one of those aeroplanes people use to travel long distances through the air, as we're no doubt so many of you reading already know first-hand. But what if you don't own one? How are you supposed to enjoy the benefits of playing DOOM at 33,000 feet on a 7W beast of a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
    • Mario Maker
    • Super Mario Maker
  • News Preorder Luigi's Mansion 3 And Grab A Ghoulish Glow In The Dark Steelbook

    Only in Australia

    Luigi's Mansion 3 went a little bit from somewhat interesting to looking like an absolute must-have so quickly we nearly got collective whiplash. The only thing that could make the game even more enticing would be something like a glow in the dark steelbook to store it in. Well that feverish dream of man has come true for those in...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Luigi's Mansion
  • News Bandai Namco Is Releasing A Free Lite Version Of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 On Switch

    But it's for a limited-time only

    Bandai Namco has revealed it will be releasing a free-to-play version of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 on the Switch eShop this summer. This Lite version was previously made available to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners back in March. Unfortunately, it will only be playable for a limited time. Still, it's a good chance...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Dragon Ball
  • Video The Tiny Graphical Glitch We Can't Unsee In Super Mario Maker 2

    A very minor issue

    While there are a number of glitches that have already been discovered in Super Mario Maker 2, our lovely senior video producer Alex Olney has seemingly stumbled across another one. This is a very subtle graphical glitch that won't impact your gameplay experience. If you're using the New Super Mario Bros. U ground theme, look...

    • Video
    • Super Mario Maker 2
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Nintendo Download 18th July (Europe)

    Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3! Redeemer! Other Things!

    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: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3:...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • Nintendo Download 18th July (North America)

    Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, Etherborn and erm Tarot Readings

    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: Marvel Ultimate Alliance...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News Splatoon Producer Hasn't Thought About The Future Of The Series Just Yet

    "we’ll think of them after everything is over"

    After two years, Splatoon 2's development appears to be winding down. It has received an expansion and this weekend Nintendo is hosting the final Splatfest. After this, though, future support will be limited to balance adjustments and monthly league matches. So, what's next for the Inkling and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 2
    • Nintendo
    • Hisashi Nogami
  • Gallery Gorge Your Face On These Images Of The First Evercade Prototype

    Retro ridiculous

    The Evercade is promising that ever-so niche but ever-so dedicated market of retro-leaning types who want more and more ways to play their old games rather than just firing up the consoles for which they were made something rather special. Unique multi-carts of games from proper publishers, which is certainly a bold idea, and one...

    • Retro
    • Hardware
  • Review Etherborn - A Work Of Art Hampered By Its Own Brilliance

    Super Malevich Galaxy

    At its core, the game is a puzzle platformer in which the central aim is straightforward: reach the end of each stage by activating various switches and avoiding dangerous obstacles along the way. Naturally though, it isn’t quite as simple as that, and that’s because of Etherborn’s other central mechanic: your ability to...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Etherborn
  • Japanese Charts Super Mario Maker 2 Stays In Top Spot, As Switch Sales Slightly Drop

    God Eater 3 debuts in second place

    Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for 8th - 14th July. Nintendo's Super Mario Maker 2 has managed to hold onto the top spot, making this its third consecutive week in first! The game managed to shift another 54,720 copies, with sales now surpassing the 300,000 mark. Bandai Namco's God Eater 3 was the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario Maker 2
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • Video Daemon X Machina Has A New Japanese Trailer For You To Gawk At

    Explosions and weapons and mechs, oh my!

    Daemon X Machina may have been a tad underwhelming to some in its Prototype Demo form, but developer Marvellous has been taking feedback seriously it seems, and every new trailer we see only makes the game look better and better. That's no exception for this latest trailer either, from Marvellous' official...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo
  • News Doug Bowser Says Nintendo Is "Closely Watching" Streaming Technologies

    Could it be the future of gaming?

    Streaming is being promoted by companies such as Google as the next big thing within the video game industry. The search-engine giant wants to make high-end gaming accessible across multiple devices and remove the current technical barriers and limitations in place with its new Stadia platform. So, what does...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Doug Bowser
  • News Sega Ages Columns II "Coming Soon" To The Switch eShop In Japan

    Includes the original game

    Following on from the local release of Wonder Boy: Monster Land and Virtua Racing, Sega has now revealed the next AGES on the way is Columns II: The Voyage Through Time. This classic puzzle game is priced at 999 yen and is "coming soon" to the Japanese Switch eShop. The game features an arcade mode, featuring two game...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Sega Ages
    • Sega
  • News After An Uphill Struggle, Descenders On Switch Is On The Home Stretch

    Still hazy with the release date, though

    Descenders, the downhill mountain bike racer, has been on our radar for nearly two years now. We first reported on the game coming to Switch way back in July 2017. Later in August publisher No More Robots told us the

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Descenders
  • News Kumo Is Hoping To Bring A Journey-Like Atmospheric Story To Switch Next Year

    Head in the clouds

    Have you ever wished that you could play PlayStation exclusive Journey on the Switch? Well that's probably never going to happen, but Kumo might be the next best thing if solo developer Benjamin Gregg gets his way. He's been working on this game for over 18 months now and you'll soon be able to back it on Kickstarter for a Switch...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Slap On Your Trucker Hat For FIA European Truck Racing Championship Coming In August

    Haul something to Lollapalooza

    As realistic as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe isn't, there's definitely still scope for more true-to-life racing games on Nintendo's hybrid beastie. That's no doubt the exact thought process going through the minds of BIGBEN and N-Racing as they've announced that their latest internal combustion engine simulator FIA European...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

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