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  • Random Superhot Trailer On European Switch eShop Causes Some Confusion

    "This trailer is absolutely recorded using our Switch edition"

    When Superhot got a surprise release on the Switch eShop this week, a trailer for the game was uploaded alongside it. If you happened to catch the European version of this video, you might have noticed some text towards the end of the brief clip, instructing the player to press 'R' to...

    • Random
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • Poll Box Art Brawl #5 - Super Mario Kart

    Before the big blue shell

    Welcome to Round 5 of Box Art Brawl, where we take a gander at the box art of a certain retro game and crown one regional variant as champion. Last week the classic NES brawler River City Ransom duked it out with its counterparts until the Japanese version emerged bloody-nosed but victorious, beating down the North American...

    • Poll
    • Box Art Brawl
    • Retro
    • Mario Kart
  • News Inti Creates "Loves Nintendo" And Intends To Release Every Game It Can On Switch

    "don't expect us to pull our support"

    Inti Creates has been releasing its games on Nintendo systems for many years now. More recently on the Switch, we've seen titles such as Dragon: Marked for Death and Blaster Master Zero 2 made available. There's no plan to stop anytime soon, either. During a recent chat with Nintendo Everything, company...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News The Terminator In Mortal Kombat 11 Will Not Be Voiced By Arnold Schwarzenegger

    But he’ll be back in Dark Fate

    There was some momentary excitement earlier this week when Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon said he couldn’t believe NetherRealm had “got” Arnold Schwarzenegger – aka. the time-travelling cyborg assassin from The Terminator movies. Part of me still can’t believe we got Arnold. Boon’s tweet sent a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • DLC
    • Ed Boon
    • Mortal Kombat
    • The Terminator
  • News EA Reminds Switch Owners The FIFA 20 Legacy Edition Won't Include Volta Football

    New season, same game?

    Earlier this year, EA revealed Switch owners would receive a watered-down legacy version of FIFA 20 instead of the full experience. Nintendo fans will miss out on some "big new features" and modes, according to the executive producer Aaron McHardy: You're gonna get a fresh new look in Switch, with kits and player lists and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • FIFA
    • EA
  • News Nintendo's North American Website Now Only Advertises The 2DS Line

    But what about the 3D one?

    The 3DS is easily one of the greatest Nintendo systems of all-time thanks to its vast library of games and fancy features that took handheld gaming to the next level. As its time in the spotlight draws to a close, Nintendo appears to have officially phased out the 3D model on its North American website. As spotted by the...

    • 3DS
    • 2DS
    • Nintendo
    • North America

Saturday24th Aug 2019

  • News Square Enix Confirms Final Fantasy VIII Remastered Will Be A Digital-Only Release

    Physical release not happening

    Not long after Square Enix revealed Final Fantasy VIII Remastered for multiple platforms including the Nintendo Switch at its E3 2019 live presentation, there were murmurs about a possible physical release. DotEmu, the developer helping out with the remastered version of the game, even responded to a fan question...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
    • Final Fantasy
  • News The Persona Series Has Now Sold More Than 10 Million Copies Worldwide

    No joke

    The Persona series might not be as globally recognised as Mario or Pikachu just yet, but it's certainly grown in popularity over the past number of years. In fact, it recently reached a significant milestone in its history. According to Atlus, in a blog post over on the official Japanese Persona website, the entire series has now sold more...

    • 3DS
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Persona
    • Atlus
  • News Yacht Club Games Broadcasting A Special Video Presentation Next Week

    Yacht Club Direct

    The face of indie games – Shovel Knight – was oddly missing from Nintendo's Indie World Showcase earlier this week. Thankfully, Yacht Club Games has a "treasure trove" of news to share about him, next week, on 28th August. Yes, it's got so much news to share, it has decided to broadcast its very own video presentation on...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Yacht Club Games
  • News Limited Run Reveals River City Girls Collector's Edition, Pre-Orders Open 30th August

    Get ready to kick some butt

    The beat 'em up genre is alive and well on Nintendo's hybrid device. Earlier this week, DotEmu confirmed Streets of Rage 4 for the system and now the girls from the River City series are vying for your attention as they gear up for their big September release. To ensure you side with Misako and Kyoko in this fight,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Director Of Dragon Quest Builders Series Leaves Square Enix

    Looking forward to a "new development environment"

    With Dragon Quest Builders 2 now available on the Switch, series director – Kazuya Niinou – has decided to move on from Square Enix. After "about seven years" at the company, he's now looking forward to a "new development environment", having worked on two Dragon Quest games in a row. Niinou is...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Square Enix
    • Dragon Quest
    • Kazuya Niinou
    • Industry
  • Feature Streets Of Rage Legend Yuzo Koshiro On Music, Game Dev And Nintendo Switch

    "I want young people to be able to play my games!"

    As one of the video game world's first musical superstars, Yuzo Koshiro needs no introduction. He took the relatively humble audio hardware of the Sega Mega Drive and made it do things no one thought were possible; his soundtracks for the likes of Revenge of Shinobi and Streets of Rage are lauded as...

    • Features
    • Yuzo Koshiro
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Music
    • Streets of Rage
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (August 24th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    Another busy week has slipped by as we descend inevitably into the clutches of 2020. Things kicked off with the Nintendo Indie World Showcase which featured some cracking 'available now on Switch eShop' games such as Superhot and Hotline Miami Collection. We got

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • News Yuzo Koshiro Confirms That Switch Gotta Protectors Sequel Is Coming To The West

    English version available "by next spring"

    Ancient's Gotta Protectors was one of the last truly essential eShop games for the Nintendo 3DS, and we awarded it a much-deserved 9/10 back in 2016. Koshiro revealed in 2018 that the next game in the Mamotte Knight / Protect Me Knight series – entitled Susume!! Mamotte Knight: Hime no Totsugeki Serenade...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Yuzo Koshiro
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Zavvi UK Celebrates 10th Birthday With Limited Edition Boo Merch

    Don't turn your back...

    Zavvi is celebrating 10 years of being online with a special selection of discounts and limited edition products across the store. Earlier in the year, the UK based online retailer had a limited edition Super Mario series which we thought was pretty nifty, continuing the same "Original Hero" theme they have a couple more...

    • Zavvi
    • Merchandise
    • Super Mario

Friday23rd Aug 2019

  • Random Nintendo Posts About Mario Enjoying Sunshine, Internet Goes Wild

    Putting two and two together?

    One of the drawbacks of being a massive company with a long history and a massive amount of IP is that almost any message you publically release – no matter how innocent – could be misinterpreted or read into a little too much by fans. That may well be the case with a tweet recently posted by Nintendo of America,...

    • Random
    • Super Mario
  • News GameStop's Internal Database Lists Multiple New SKUs For Switch

    Are new announcements on the way?

    Is a Nintendo Direct on the horizon? If these new Switch SKUs on GameStop's internal database are anything to go by, there might be one just around the corner. According to the same leaker who shed light on more than 20 titles about 10 days ahead of E3 this year, GameStop is gearing up for some kind of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • GameStop
  • Poll How Do You Pronounce These Nintendo-Related Words?

    Let’s call the whole thing off

    As British film critic Mark Kermode often says, we should never make fun of people for mispronouncing words because - more often than not - it means they learned it through reading. This holds true whether they were found in a book or a video game, and many of us as kids gleaned new vocabulary from instruction...

    • Poll
    • Features
  • News The PM Studios Summer Sale Is Now Live, Up To 40% Off

    Feel the heat with some burning prices

    To celebrate the sizzling summer, PM Studios is hosting an official online store summer sale from now until 5th September. In total, there are four physical Switch games up for grabs and even a bundle. Here's the full list of offerings: Game Sale Price Original Price Saving Mercenaries Saga...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News Nintendo Brings Pokémon, Panels And Unreleased Games To PAX West

    Starts next week

    The video game convention PAX West 2019 kicks off next week on 30th August and runs until 2nd September. As usual, there'll be a lot of major developers and publishers in attendance. Of course, one of the companies present will be Nintendo. At its own booth, Nintendo will be showing off the following unreleased titles: Luigi’s...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • PAX West
    • North America
  • News Get Your Grubby Mitts On The Tweaked SwitchGrip Pro In Late September

    Now welcoming the small-handed, too

    Last year Satisfye's successfully Kickstarted Switch grip, the the cumbersomely named Satisfye Pro Gaming Grip for Nintendo Switch, launched to cries of relief from a certain group of Switch gamers. If you've got average-to-large sized hands, or if you simply play your Switch a lot, you may suffer a little from...

    • Accessories
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Review Hotline Miami Collection - Ready Up For Some Of The Old Ultra-Violence On Switch

    Shut up and Drive

    You’ve died. You keep dying. But every death imparts a new piece of knowledge. Sneak through that corridor. Use a door to take that guard out. Smash his brains out on the floor, then use his baseball bat to take out the gunmen in the next room. Blast the Doberman as its passes, then take the remaining enemies out before making a...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Hotline Miami Collection
  • News Microsoft Reiterates That It Would Like To See Xbox Game Pass On Other Platforms

    "We would like to see Game Pass on all platforms ultimately"

    In a world where the Netflix app still isn't on Switch, we can still dream and imagine all of our favourite streaming services making the leap over in time, as everything must be on Switch... the internet demands it. The latest fuel for the speculation fire is a comment which head of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xbox
    • Gamescom
  • Review Snooker 19 - One Of The Best Snooker Games Ever, But Not Without Its Faults

    Frame by frame

    When it comes to nailing a sports simulator, it’s all about finding that sweet spot between authenticity, realism and fun. Even when that sport is a little more niche in its mainstream appeal, if you can’t capture the magic that makes that recreational pastime so unique, then you’re doing its fans a serious injustice. We’ve...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Endure The Gauntlet In Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3's First DLC Pack This September

    Curse of the Vampire arrives a month early for Halloween

    The much awaited first DLC bundle of characters for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order is arriving on 30th September. The pack, entitled Curse of the Vampire, contains a line up first revealed at San Diego Comic Con with Blade, Moon Knight, Punisher and Morbius joining the fray...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Marvel
    • DLC
  • Random Reimagining The Famicom As An Apple-Style Home Computer

    Introducing the Family Computer PVM System

    The classic Nintendo Famicom was a design masterpiece compared to the boxier version which regions outside of Japan got in the form of the NES. Around the time of its release, there was a bit of a trend for having combined CRT monitors incorporated into a gaming device, such as the Vectrex from 1982. Later,...

    • Retro
    • NES
    • Famicom
    • Random
  • Random Cooking Mama: Cookstar Receives Award From PETA For Including Vegetarian Mode

    Mamma mia

    Animal rights organisation PETA normally makes video game headlines when it calls out a particular title for this or that, but this time it's rather different. Cooking Mama - a series that has been under fire from the animal rights advocate in the past - has received a "Proggy Award" ("Proggy" translating to "progress") for adding in a...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Japanese Charts Super Mario Maker 2 Extends Its Stay In The Top Spot

    Building up

    The Famitsu Japanese chart figures are now in for 12th August - 18th August. Nintendo's Super Mario Maker 2 has experienced yet another week in the top spot. Fire Emblem: Three Houses has dropped to fourth place while Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has climbed up a spot. Bandai Namco's arcade fishing game is in second an

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario Maker 2
    • Charts
    • Japan

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