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  • News Paranautical Activity Is Bringing Old-School FPS Action To Switch Next Week

    Arena-style FPS

    Digerati has announced that Paranautical Activity is headed to the Nintendo Switch, releasing next week on 26th June. The game is an arena-based FPS that mixes old-school shooter action with a roguelite twist, featuring a graphical style reminiscent of Minecraft and a pulsating dubstep soundtrack. The game had a rather

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Nintendo And Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Were The Most Talked About Subjects During E3 On Twitter

    Suffice to say, lots of people are excited for Smash

    This year’s E3 has been an interesting one for Nintendo; plenty of big games were shown off to an adoring public, but the overall presentation from the company was a little light on surprise announcements and there were some disappointments. No news on a new Animal Crossing, nor any footage or...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Super Smash Bros.
  • News Reggie Knows You Want Nintendo To Localise Mother 3 And Make Another Animal Crossing

    "All I could say is we’re aware"

    The Mother series—Nintendo’s odd, modern day RPG—is one that’s had a weird relationship the West. After the first game failed to leave Japan (despite getting a full translation), the second game was eventually released here under the name Earthbound, to little fanfare. Though the game didn’t receive all...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mother 3
    • Animal Crossing
    • Media Create

YesterdayWed, 20th Jun 2018

  • News Exploring The Legalities Of Sony's Fortnite Restrictions On Nintendo Switch

    Is it ethical? It is even legal?

    Almost immediately after Fortnite landed on Switch last week, players all around the world showed their outrage online at Sony's bizarre restrictions regarding cross-platform play. As you may be aware, users who have played the game on PS4, potentially spending a hefty sum on of money and unlocking various content in...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sony
    • Fortnite
  • Guide The Best Nintendo Switch Wired And Wireless Headsets

    Play Fortnite like a pro

    If you've been enjoying playing Fortnite on your Nintendo Switch, it might well be time to invest in a headset. While Nintendo has been in a bit of a muddle regarding voice chat on the Switch in the past, hopefully we'll see more games offering their own in-game voice chat functionality on the Switch, thus removing the...

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    • Headsets
    • Accessories
    • Guides
    • Deals
  • News Unravel Two Switch Port Would Have Delayed Its Reveal By "Half A Year Or So"

    But Coldwood Interactive is still interested in a port

    Unravel Two, the co-op focused follow up to one the most charming platformers we've seen in quite some time, proved to be one of E3 2018's most memorable reveals, but that announcement would have been delayed by more than six months had a Nintendo Switch port been figured into developer Coldwood...

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    • Update
  • News Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Appears To Have Removed Its Super Mario 3D World-Inspired Levels

    Replaced by the new Mario Odyssey content?

    Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is steadily getting closer and closer to release on Switch and 3DS, but there appears to be one very strange omission from the original Wii U release. In a hands-on preview of the game, the folks over at NintendoWorldReport have mentioned that th

    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Inside And Limbo Will Both Arrive On Nintendo Switch This Month

    Famitsu confirms their imminent arrival

    Way back in September last year, Danish developer Playdead confirmed the heart-wrenching and award-winning puzzle-platforming of Inside would be making its way to Nintendo Switch. Well, we've had to be patient for a good nine months, but that wait is almost over with Japanese games mag Famitsu confirming the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Don't Get Too Excited, But We Might Be Getting Another Teddy Together Game

    Bear with us on this one

    Like a sleeping giant, the Twitter account for Kuma Tomo - known in the west as Teddy Together - has finally emerged from its stuffing-filled slumber after more than three years to tease some big news. The tweet in question marks five years since the original launch of the game in Japan and states that an...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS
  • News Rocket League Is Getting A Fortnite-Inspired 'Rocket Pass'

    Cosmetic rewards during in-game seasons

    Psyonix has released details surrounding Rocket League's upcoming 'Rocket Pass' progression system, providing players will several ways to earn new content in the game. The system will work in an almost identical way to the setup seen in Fortnite, with free and premium passes being available for each in-game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Rocket League
  • News Mario + Rabbids DK DLC Is Almost Half The Length Of Main Game, Series Could Continue

    Davide Soliani goes into detail

    Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was something of a smash hit when it launched last year; after initially being disappointed at the sight of early leaks of the game, fans soon realised that a near-masterpiece was being introduced, bringing Mario and those pesky Rabbids together to create a fun turn-based strategy...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario + Rabbids
    • DLC
  • News Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Demo Goes Live On Japanese Switch And 3DS eShops

    Update: Now available in Europe, too

    Update: The demo has now appeared for both Nintendo Switch and 3DS in Europe, too. Original Story: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is now only a handful of weeks away from releasing on Switch and 3DS, hopefully giving our favourite little mushroom man's Wii U adventure another chance to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Pokémon Quest Will Launch On Mobile Devices Next Week

    Gotta catch 'em all again

    Pre-order listings have revealed that Nintendo's latest free-to-play offering Pokémon Quest will launch on mobile devices on 28th June. After it's sudden launch on Switch at the end of last month, Pokémon Quest has given fans of the series a nice little way to pass the time before Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! and...

    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Mobile
  • News Konami Explains Why Hyper Sports R Will Be Exclusive To Switch, Praises Joy-Con Tech

    "It’s such powerful technology"

    In the midst of E3 last week, Konami revealed Hyper Sports R for Nintendo Switch, resurrecting the classic series for a modern spin on Nintendo's latest hardware. The game is actually coming exclusively to the console, and Konami's brand and media manager Benjamin Kinney has explained that this is due to the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Konami
  • Soapbox The Best Changes For Smash Bros. Ultimate Are The Ones We Didn’t Ask For

    We all want a lot from a new Smash

    Soapbox features enable our individual writers to voice their own opinions on hot topics, opinions that may not necessarily be the voice of the site. This time, contributing writer Alan Lopez breaks down some of the key changes that are being made to the new Smash Bros and how they'll fundamentally change how we...

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    • Smash Bros
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Valkyria Chronicles 4 Secures September Switch Release Date And Various Launch Editions

    So many bundles!

    Sega has announced that its upcoming strategy RPG Valkyria Chronicles 4 will be launching on Switch on September 25, and there are lots of different purchase options to choose from. This release marks the first time that the Valkyria Chronicles series has released on a Nintendo console, bringing its blend...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Super Smash Bros. Fans Are Harassing Masahiro Sakurai Over Waluigi Snub

    File under "not cool"

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is going to be a greatest hits package worth waiting for, as it includes every character from the entire series, dating all the way back to the N64. However, for some fans, this isn't enough. The fact that Waluigi never seems to catch a break has become something of a running joke in

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Smash Bros
    • Masahiro Sakurai
    • Waluigi
  • News Dragon Quest XI Needs "Many Things" To Be Taken Care Of Before Arriving On Switch

    Development still ongoing

    Dragon Quest XI's Switch development has been a very long and confusing process for fans of the series; the game was actually confirmed to be coming to the console way back in August 2016 (when we were still calling the Switch the NX), and it released on 3DS and PS4 in Japan last summer. Since then, we've had confirmation...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Shadowgun Legends Is Bringing Free To Play FPS Action To Switch

    Up and running on Switch in two days, says developer

    Mobile developer Madfinger Games is bringing its free to play shooter Shadowgun Legends to Switch, it has been confirmed. This visually stunning FPS took Madfinger just two days to port to the Switch, thanks to the fact that it is built using the Unity engine. The company's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases

Tuesday19th Jun 2018

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    Review Hollow Knight

    Much more than a solid achievement

    The Switch isn't exactly lacking for quirky Metroidvanias, with the likes of Yoku's Island Express, Dandara and SteamWorld Dig 2 all stretching the genre in new and interesting directions. Hollow Knight, though, is arguably the m

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    • Switch eShop
    • Hollow Knight
  • News 3DS OS Version 11.7.0-40 Is Now Available For Download

    Nintendo continues to surprise

    With the Nintendo Switch seemingly going from strength to strength in terms of its growth, Nintendo’s dated 3DS seems as though it’s becoming an increasingly smaller part of the company’s near future plans. Even so, Nintendo is a company that loves to surprise its fans with some left field announcements, like the...

    • 3DS
    • Stability
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  • News Splatoon 2 Hackers Are Forcing Unreleased Content Onto Other Players

    Taking things one step too far

    We've heard an increasing number of stories surrounding hacking attempts on Switch recently, and this latest Splatoon 2-centric hack has taken things a little too far. There have been several reports of Splatoon 2 users using all manner of hacks to cheat in online multiplayer, or otherwise disrupt the natural content...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 2
    • Hacking
  • News You Can Now Pre-Order Those Sweet GameCube Controllers For Nintendo Switch

    Play Smash Bros in style

    With Super Smash Bros. Ultimate serving as the sizable main course for Nintendo's E3 2018 showcase, long-time fans and competitive players were pleased to hear support for GameCube controllers - the pad is, after all, considered the standard for any self-respecting Smash nut.  Well, Nintendo teased a new first-party...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Hardware
  • Guide Pokémon GO Trading Update - Release Date, Friends, And Gifts - Everything We Know So Far

    Gotta trade 'em all

    Pokémon GO is about to finally get a few of its most requested features: a friends list and the ability to trade Pokémon. As if it couldn't get any bigger, Niantic has somehow found a way to make us all excited about Pokémon GO again. In this guide, we're going to run you through everything we know about the upcoming update...

    • Mobile
    • Pokemon Go
    • Features
    • Guides
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    Switch

    Review Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

    Ysy to love

    Though Nihon Falcom’s Ys (pronounced 'ease') has been sending gamers off on action-RPG adventures since 1987, you’d be forgiven for not being familiar with the series, with the last mainline release on a Nintendo console being the Japan-exclusive Ys V in 1995. Since then, Ys has seen something of a renaissance on PlayStation...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Ys VIII
  • News Reggie On The Status Of More Nintendo 3DS Games And Mario Kart Tour

    Even more to look forward to this year

    Though there was plenty to be excited about during Nintendo’s presentation at E3 this year, the lineup focused exclusively on the Nintendo Switch, ignoring the aging 3DS and the company’s burgeoning mobile offerings. Indeed, it’s been assumed for a while now that the 3DS is on its way out, but Nintendo...

    • Nintendo 3DS
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Mobile
    • Mario Kart Tour
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    Switch

    Review LEGO The Incredibles

    Family values

    With LEGO Dimensions nothing but a brick-based memory, TT Games’ seemingly endless conveyor belt of licensed LEGO games has returned to regular full-game releases, and with its cinematic inspiration now playing in cinemas the world over it’s the turn of the super-powered family of The Incredibles to receive the Danish block...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • LEGO
    • The Incredibles
  • Poll As "Gaming Disorder" Becomes A Thing, Is It Time To Assess How Much You Play?

    Doctor WHO?

    You can expect to hear a lot about the addictive nature of video games over the next few days, because the World Health Organisation has just published the latest draft of its updated International Classification of Diseases manual, and a, "gaming disorder," is listed as a genuine medical condition. It's been a long time...

    • Health
    • Polls
    • Feature
  • News Turtle Beach Confirms Massive Lineup Of Fortnite-Ready Headsets For Switch

    Riding high on the audio waves

    Following phenomenal first-quarter financial results – including a 185 percent year-over-year increase in sales – headset manufacturer Turtle Beach confirmed today that they have the largest-ever lineup of Battle Royale-ready headsets available for Fortnite on Nintendo Switch. The collection now includes 25...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Turtle Beach
    • Accessories
    • Fortnite
  • News Nintendo Says Switch Success Is Due To Clear Marketing, As Opposed To Wii U's Failure

    A lesson learned?

    If you spend a decent amount of time on the beautiful pages of this very website, you'll no doubt be aware of the Switch's shocking levels of early success. It only took the console ten months to sell more units than the Wii U managed in its entire lifetime in Japan, which sounds like an incredible achievement on paper, but...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Wii U
    • Business
  • Random Miyamoto Greets Fans In Australia And New Zealand With Hilarious Aussie Accent

    A rare chance to hear him speak English

    Many Nintendo fans know and love Shigeru Miyamoto, and many will have watched him present various new Nintendo products during events such as E3, but hearing him address fans in English is a very rare occurrence - and especially if he's doing it in an Australian accent! In this tweet from the official...

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  • News No, EA Hasn't Tinkered With FIFA 18 Following The World Cup Update

    It's all in your imagination

    EA must have been feeling pretty generous when it deployed the free World Cup update to FIFA 18 - the company has, in previous years, made the most of the licence by releasing stand-alone World Cup titles. While the update has gone down as a very welcome addition to the game, some players have voiced the opinion that...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • FIFA 18
    • FIFA
  • News Fortnite Version 4.4 Is On The Way Bringing Limited Time Mode And A New Item

    What's that smell?

    Today sees a brand new update (and therefore some brand new content) for battle royale phenomenon Fortnite, and if you've become just as hopelessly obsessed as almost everyone else on the planet, you'll no doubt want to know exactly what to expect.  First up is the Stink Bomb. Acting as a grenade for your inventory, the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fortnite
    • Updates
  • News This Switch Game Case Can Carry 28 Of Your Games And 10 Micro SD Cards

    That's a lot of games

    With the Switch being the delightfully portable beast that it is, storage and transport solutions are of utmost importance to owners. Luckily, this game case should be more than enough to carry all of your favourite Switch games in one handy box. Released by UniKeep, this cartridge game case features a Switch-inspired front...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
  • News Nintendo Is Happy That Sony And Microsoft Pay Less Attention To Younger Audiences

    "It’s been an incredibly important market"

    Sony and Microsoft both offer games that cater to younger audiences, just like Nintendo offers a selection of games aimed at more mature fans, but their focus is very much geared towards older consumers. A quick glance at the content shown during E3 this year provides a clear picture of this, with...

    • Nintendo
    • Industry
  • News WWE 2K19 Might Be Skipping Nintendo Switch

    No mention of a Nintendo version so far

    2K Games has just announced WWE 2K19 to the surprise of absolutely nobody, but the lack of a Switch edition in the press release has raised some eyebrows. The 2018 version was released on Switch after the other editions, and hit store shelves in a pretty dire state. Technical problems were everywhere and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • WWE 2K19
    • WWE
  • News Aggelos Is A New Retro-Styled 2D Action-Adventure Coming To Switch This Year

    Full of 16-bit nostalgia

    PQube has revealed its latest retro-styled action-adventure game Aggelos, coming to Nintendo Switch later this year. Looking like it was plucked straight out of the 16-bit era, Aggelos is a modern-day take on games of the past inspired by non-linear Japanese retro adventures such as Wonder Boy In Monster World. The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
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    Switch eShop

    Review Chameleon Run Deluxe Edition

    Karma, karma, karma, karma, karma chameleon

    Created by indie developer Hyperbolic Magnetism, Chameleon Run is an autorunner that was originally released on smartphones back in 2016, going on to win various awards and generating an awful lot of positive reviews. The studio has now released a deluxe edition of the game for Switch, adding a dollop of...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Chameleon Run
  • Feature Freedom Fighter: Paul Cuisset On The Making Of Flashback

    As the 16-bit classic comes to Switch, its director reflects

    This month sees some potentially special games come out for the Nintendo Switch. From Wolfenstein II to Lumines Remastered via the arcade sports action of Mario Tennis Aces, the console’s not wanting for attractive offerings. Yet perhaps the most interesting of the month’s new releases...

    • Feature
    • Retro
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Flashback
  • News Nintendo And Disney Are Teaming Up For A Show About The Switch

    Keeping it in the family

    Entertainment juggernauts Nintendo and Disney are joining forces to create a TV show based around the Switch and its games. Dubbed "Nintendo Switch Family Showdown Contest", the show will make its debut this summer on the Disney Channel and Disney XD. Each show will feature four families competing against each other...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Disney
  • News Nintendo Says Labo Support Will Continue, Still Trying To Reach A Non-Gaming Audience

    "It’s a game that’s going to sell for a very long time"

    Nintendo Labo didn't quite get off to the flying start that Nintendo may have been hoping for; despite receiving an overwhelmingly positive reaction from fans and media on the whole, the two bundles - the Variety Kit and the Robot Kit - quickly plummeted out of t

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Labo
  • Guide Pokémon GO Summer Tour 2018 - Chicago GO Fest And Dortmund And Yokosuka Safari Zones Event Times And Challenges

    Lotads on tour

    Forget the World Cup – the Pokémon GO Summer Tour 2018 is this year's most exciting event, and it kicks off in just shy of a fortnight with events taking place in Chicago, Dortmund, and Yokosuka throughout the summer. You can still join in the fun if you can't make it to any of the participating locations though. During specific...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Go
    • Mobile
    • Features
    • Guides
  • News Puzzle-Platformer Bomb Chicken Explodes Onto The Switch Scene On 12th July

    Bwark!

    Nitrome has confirmed that its upcoming puzzle-platformer Bomb Chicken will be hatching on the Switch eShop on 12th July. Bomb Chicken features the gameplay we've all been waiting for: taking on a fast-paced adventure that combines action, puzzles, and arcade gameplay as a bomb-laying chicken. You'll need to lay bombs to escape tricky...

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    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop

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