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  • Guide Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Everything We Know So Far

    NookPhone? Yay! No cloud saves? Booo…

    Following its reveal last year, we’ve all been clamouring for more information about Animal Crossing on Switch and during E3 2019, Nintendo delivered. We got a title – Animal Crossing: New Horizons – and a short trailer detailing the premise, plus a more in-depth look during the Nintendo Treehouse...

    • Guides
    • Features
    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Hands On Creature In The Well Is The Most Beautiful Game We Played At E3

    Stick with us on this one

    You read that title right. Creature In The Well is indeed the most beautiful game we played at E3. Yes, we're aware of the shiny, toy-box wonderland that is the Link’s Awakening remake. We all know Cyberpunk 2077 is next level. Mosaic, the upcoming, multi-platform indie game that transforms

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • E3 2019
    • Features
  • Gallery Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Full Roster Of Playable Characters

    Plus how they compare to their live-action counterparts

    The upcoming Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order features a large cast of super heroes and villains that even non-fans of comics have come to know (if not love) over the years. These larger-than-life figures have starred in dozens of Hollywood blockbusters over the past two decades or...

    • Marvel
    • MCU
    • Gallery
    • Features
    • Guides
  • Review VA-11 HALL-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action - One Large Cutscene With A Gameplay Chaser

    Blade Runner, Akira and Cocktail collide in this visual novel

    VA-11 HALL-A from Sukeban Games features a future UseNet group on which games by Sukeban are criticised for lacking any gameplay. So you can’t say they didn’t realise, but can that self-awareness excuse a near-absence of interactivity? Even by visual novel standards, this is light...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Cyberpunk Bartender Action
  • News Nintendo Shares Three More Teaser Videos For Dr. Mario World

    Featuring those pesky Viruses

    If you missed the news, Nintendo's upcoming smartphone title Dr. Mario World was given a confirmed release date of 10th July earlier today. Alongside the main announcement, Nintendo has released three little teaser trailers to hype up the game ahead of release. All three videos star the Viruses that were present in the...

    • Nintendo
    • Mobile
    • Super Mario
  • News Taito's Ninja Warriors Reboot Will Make Its Way To Europe And North America

    The SNES beat 'em up returns

    Last month, we shared the news that Taito's Ninja Warriors sequel is gearing up for a release on Switch in Japan in July. Now, the company has revealed that the very same game will also be arriving in Europe and North America, acting as the first western release for Taito's mighty return to home console development. The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Senran Kagura Peach Ball Gets Down And Dirty On Switch This July

    EU, NA and AUS release date confirmed

    Marvelous Europe has confirmed that Senran Kagura: Peach Ball will be launching in Europe and Australia on 9th July, joining the release already penned in for North America. With pricing now also confirmed to be £35.99 / €39.99 / $60.00 (AUS), the game sees Asuka, Yumi, Murasaki, Ryona, and Yomi all being...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night Launch Trailer Shows Off Shovel Knight Collab

    And Konami gets tortured (seriously)

    Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has been treated to its very own launch trailer - it releases on PS4, PC and Xbox One today - bringing the hype ahead of its release on Switch next week and giving us a look at Shovel Knight in action. Things begin with game creator Koji Igarashi seemingly torturing a Konami...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News First Footage Of Milla Jovovich's Monster Hunter Movie Breaks Cover

    At least the monsters are looking good, right?

    Remember that Monster Hunter movie we told you about a while back? Well, it hasn't gone away, no matter how much you wished it. In fact, early footage from the flick has surfaced online thanks to the fact that it was recently shown at the Shanghai International Film Festival. The very short teaser...

    • Monster Hunter
    • Movies
    • Capcom
  • Random The Ultimate Way To Play Cadence Of Hyrule? With A Dance Mat, Of Course

    Feel the rhythm

    Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda (seriously, what is with the length of that title) has now been available for a good few days. If you've already tried it out for yourself, you'll know that it hits all the high notes and provides a stonking good time. If you have checked it out, we imagine...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Random
  • Gallery Flicking Through Sega Master System: A Visual Compendium

    Bitmap Books' latest epic is up for pre-order now

    UK publisher Bitmap Books' latest Visual Compendium is now available to buy, following its successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The next in the company's long-running series of books which focus on a single format (past entries include the NES and

    • Gallery
    • Retro
    • Sega
    • Bitmap Books
  • News Ubisoft Happy To Be "The Last Game On Wii" With Just Dance 2020

    "There still a lot of fans wanting to play on it"

    At E3 this year, Ubisoft revealed Just Dance 2020 for Switch, PS4, Xbox One, the upcoming Google Stadia, and Wii. Yes, an almost 13-year-old console is still being treated to the newest releases of one of gaming's biggest franchises. The Wii first arrived on the scene back in 2006; the original...

    • Wii
    • Ubisoft
    • Just Dance
  • News Konami's Castlevania, Contra And Arcade Collections Now Include Japanese Game Versions

    Choose your preference

    As had been previously promised by Konami, all three of the company's recent Anniversary Collection releases on Switch now include the Japanese versions of their games. Yep, Castlevania Anniversary Collection, Contra Anniversary Collection, and

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Konami
    • Updates
  • Hands On Mosaic Is A Game That Wants You To Feel Insignificant

    Rage against the machine

    There’s this split moment right after you wake up where you aren’t completely awake, but you’re not totally asleep. Mosaic, an indie game by Krillbite Studio, wants to take you there. In fact, it strongly suspects you’re probably living that moment right now. Mosaic is a single player, semi-linear narrative game...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • E3 2019
    • Features
    • Hands On
  • Feature Xeno Crisis Is Smash TV Meets Aliens, And It's Looking Incredible

    It's coming to Mega Drive, NEO GEO and... Switch?!

    It's hard to make games. When you have absolutely no idea how to actually make a game, that might seem like a naive understatement, but we imagine it's true. Games today are massive, epic ventures; collaborations between hundreds, if not thousands of talented individuals all striving toward a common...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Xeno Crisis
    • Features
    • Mega Drive
  • News Rotating Platformer Alien Escape Twists And Turns Onto Switch Next Week

    And we have a brand new trailer

    Launching next week on the Nintendo Switch eShop is an intriguing little platformer called Alien Escape. A brand new trailer has been shared to show you what it's all about. The game features a group of partying aliens who have landed on an unknown planet after crashing their UFO. They hope to find help at a nearby...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Nintendo Is Seeing A Consistent Year-On-Year Increase In Media Coverage During E3

    On the up for three years on the bounce

    E3 is an exciting time for everyone involved, but also a very busy one for anyone working in gaming media. We're not afraid to admit that the days surrounding the event can often turn into one huge ball of stress, as announcements, reveals, leaks, and Keanu Reeves come flying at you from every angle just...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • E3
    • Industry
  • News Pre-Orders Now Live For Hori's Dragon Quest Slime And Daemon X Machina Switch Controllers

    Looking for something a little different?

    Fed up of fitting in with everyone else? Feel like going against the grain to stand out from the crowd? Then these weird and wonderful Switch controllers are probably for you. Both of these designs were revealed over the course of last week and come from Japanese accessory maker, Hori. Just looking at the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Hardware
    • Hori
  • News Dr. Mario World Only Launching For Specific Mobile Platforms In Some Countries

    And not at all in Belgium

    Just a few hours ago, Nintendo released the first gameplay footage and details for its upcoming smartphone game, Dr. Mario World. An official site for the game has gone live alongside the announcement, revealing some extra little details not mentioned in the trailer. Perhaps the most notable of these details is the country...

    • Nintendo
    • Mobile
    • Dr Mario
  • News Looks Like Tetris 99 Is Getting A $30 Physical Edition In Japan

    Will it make it to the west?

    A new listing on Nintendo's Japanese website suggests that a physical edition of the Nintendo Switch Online exclusive game Tetris 99 will soon be available to purchase. The listing shows a 'boxed edition' which is scheduled to release on 9th August for 3,148 yen before tax (approx. $29 / £23). It includes the main...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Japan
  • News Level-5 Is Appearing At Anime Expo For The First Time Ever

    "Stay tuned for more details"

    Level-5, the Japanese developer and publisher best known for Yo-Kai Watch, Professor Layton and the Inazuma Eleven series has announced it will be appearing at next month's Anime Expo in Los Angeles. It revealed this information over on the Layton series Twitter account and informed followers to "stay tuned for more...

    • Level-5
    • Anime Expo 2019
    • North America
    • Professor Layton
  • News The Queen Of Ramen Min Min Takes Out The Final Party Crash Bash Event In ARMS

    A fan favourite

    Not long after Nintendo launched the Switch in 2017, the company released a new fighting game called ARMS. This new IP utilised the gyro feature in the Switch Joy-Con controllers and introduced us to a bunch of energetic characters such as Spring Man and Ribbon Girl. Now, a few years on, it appears the live competitive online events...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • ARMS
  • News Win More My Nintendo Gold Points In The 4th Tetris 99 Maximus Cup

    Starts later this week

    If you're still playing the addictive battle royale game Tetris 99 months after its release and have been training up in preparation for the next big event, you'll be pleased to hear Nintendo has now revealed the 4th Maximus Cup will be taking place later this week on 21st June. Below is the official announcement for North...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Tetris 99
  • News Earn Exclusive Skins And Gear In Mortal Kombat 11's Brand New Seasonal Mode

    'Twas the season... of blood!

    Originally announced within the game's news section, the Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat League is at last upon us. The first season has been (unsurprisingly) branded "The Season of Blood". Starting from 18th June and running for the next four weeks, all players will be able to climb from Apprentice to Elder God rank...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Mortal Kombat
  • News Dr. Mario World For Mobile Devices Arrives On 10th July, Pre-Registration Now Open

    Catch the virus

    In February, Nintendo revealed Dr. Mario would receive his very own free-to-download entry on mobile devices later this year. Now that E3 2019 has come and gone, the Japanese company has revealed the first gameplay footage and announced Dr. Mario World will be released worldwide on both Android and iOS devices next month, on 10th...

    • Nintendo
    • Mario
    • Mobile
    • Smartphones
  • Video Witness Annihilation In The New Daemon X Machina Story Trailer

    Meching it right

    Despite everything we already know about the ravaged world of Daemon x Machina – even after the latest E3 Treehouse Live presentation which showed us an extensive look at the mechanized destruction ballet – the producers remain tight-lipped about the player's role in the single-player campaign. Sadly, Nintendo's new story...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
  • News Nintendo Switch System Update 8.1.0 Is Now Live

    Fancy some stability?

    Nintendo has rolled out its latest firmware update for the Switch. Version 8.1.0 promises to make your system even more stable than it was before. Here are the official patch notes: General system stability improvements to enhance the user's experience If we find out anything else about what this latest update does, we'll...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Fireware
    • Updates
  • Video Explore The Musical History Of The Elite Beat Agents

    Agents are... GOne?

    If you have fond memories of the Elite Beat Agents or are yet to discover the delights of this male cheerleader series which was localised in 2006, the latest 'Did You Know Gaming?' video by Nintendo Life contributor Liam Robertson is definitely worth a watch. Over roughly half an hour, Robertson investigates the entire history...

    • Video
    • Nintendo DS
    • Elite Beat Agents
  • News Doug Bowser Presented With His Very Own Custom-Made amiibo At E3 2019

    Welcome to the Nintendo family

    Nintendo DIY expert GandaKris has welcomed Doug Bowser into his new role as Nintendo of America president by presenting him with his very own custom-amiibo last week, at E3 2019. Take a look at the exchange below: If the name rings a bell, it's likely because you've seen GandaKris featured here on Nintendo Life...

    • Nintendo
    • Doug Bowser
    • amiibo
    • E3 2019

Monday17th Jun 2019

  • Feature Best Zelda Games Of All Time

    Now updated with Cadence of Hyrule!

    What are the best Zelda games? Ranking The Legend of Zelda series is one heck of an undertaking. Bar a couple of exceptions, each entry is pretty much a classic at this point, with even the 'lesser' ones still being rather good video games. Many remain fixed as the best games on the consoles that parented them, so...

    • Features
    • Guides
    • The Legend of Zelda
    • Zelda
  • Reminder Nintendo's E3 Sale Ends Tomorrow, Save Up To 50% On Switch Games (North America)

    Discounts on Cuphead, Mario Kart, Final Fantasy and more until 18th June

    Update: As a reminder, Nintendo's E3 sale ends tomorrow, 18th June. If you're wanting to grab any of the deals listed below, now's your last chance! Nintendo has launched its week-long E3 2019 eShop sale and there's a nice mix of quality first and third-party games...

    • E3 2019
    • Sales
    • North America
    • Switch eShop
    • Deals
  • Rumour New Nvidia Shield TV Could Share The Same Chipset As The Upgraded Switch

    New hardware on the way

    As we all know, the Nintendo Switch and Nvidia Shield TV share the same chipset – the Tegra X1. Nvidia leveraged its knowledge of mobile chipsets to held Nintendo create its hybrid console, and as a result, hasn't refreshed its own Shield line in what feels like forever. That appears to be changing this year. Evidence has...

    • Rumours
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nvidia
    • Hardware
    • Tegra
  • Reminder Nintendo's E3 Sale Ends Tomorrow, Save Up To 50% On Switch Games (Europe)

    Deals on Final Fantasy, Mario Tennis, Mario Kart and more

    Update: As a reminder, this sale ends tomorrow, 18th June. If you're thinking about grabbing any of the deals below, make sure to act fast! Original Article: Below we've collected all the E3 deals currently on the European Nintendo Switch eShop. While the selection isn't quite as...

    • E3 2019
    • Sales
    • Europe
    • Switch eShop
    • Deals
  • News Spyro Reignited Trilogy To Require Additional Download In North America, But Not Europe?

    A tale of two box arts

    Last Tuesday, as part of the Nintendo E3 Direct, Spyro Reignited Trilogy was confirmed for release on Nintendo Switch. Soon after, the game was listed on North American retailer Best Buy's website and the box art revealed that an additional download was required when buying the game physically.

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Spyro
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Guide The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 2 - Everything We Know So Far

    We collect every shred of information on the upcoming Zelda sequel

    It was bittersweet to polish off the last few shrines and give Calamity Ganon what-for in the final battle of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. After such a wonderful, rich journey it was finally time to bid farewell to Link, Zelda and the largest, most expansive iteration of...

    • Zelda
    • Guides
    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Pre-Orders For The Zelda: Link's Awakening amiibo Are Now Live

    Here's where to get yours

    Pre-orders are now live for the adorable The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening amiibo which was revealed at E3 this year. If you're hoping to get your hands on one, here's where to go. You'll find several different options depending on your location below, although it's worth noting that at the time of writing, the Amazon...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Legend of Zelda
    • amiibo
  • News Super Mario Maker 2 File Size And Other Details Revealed

    Physical or digital?

    Super Mario Maker 2 is fast approaching, with that juicy 28th June release date just around the corner. If you haven't already, we imagine you'll soon start to think about how you might want to pick up a copy of the game - physical or digital? Well, the Nintendo Switch eShop listing for the game has now updated to reveal its...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Super Mario
  • UK Charts Sony's Days Of Play Sale Wipes Nintendo Out Of The Top Ten

    A harsh week for the house of Mario

    UK chart data is now in for the week ending 15th June, revealing that PlayStation's Days of Play sales have completely dominated the UK retail space over the last seven days. Last week, when the sale was first introduced, PS4 titles started to rise up the charts and dampen Nintendo's chances at reaching the high...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sony
    • Charts
    • UK
  • Review Contra Anniversary Collection - Run 'N Gun Perfection

    Gunning for glory

    And so we come to the end (for now) of Konami’s triple helping of retro compilations. After giving us an arcade collection that was heavy on the shooters and a Castlevania collection that celebrated the spooky series’ early days, the same treatment has now been given to the Contra series, which offers some of the finest run...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Contra Anniversary Collection
  • News Nintendo's Doug Bowser Shares Fun Little Anecdote About His E3 Direct Performance

    "I can’t tell you how many takes we had to do"

    While upcoming games are obviously the focus of any Nintendo Direct, the E3 show's opening sequence featuring Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser alongside actual, Peach-napping bad guy Bowser was a fun little thing to behold. You can remind yourself here. Over the last few days, we've already...

    • Nintendo
    • Doug Bowser
    • E3
    • E3 2019
  • News Niantic Files Lawsuit Against Pokémon GO "Hackers" Helping Players To Cheat

    Get Officer Jenny on the line

    Ever since Pokémon GO launched back in 2016, numerous third-party apps and services have found their way online, aiming to give players an unfair advantage or to cheat the system. Aside from essentially breaking the game's infrastructure, these services can sometimes also infringe upon intellectual property rights, and...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Go
    • Mobile
    • Niantic
  • News A Forgotten (And Kirby-Free) HAL SNES Title Has Been Preserved For The Ages

    Anyone for golf?

    Some great news for retro gaming enthusiasts as the year of noteworthy Super Nintendo efforts continues unhinged. Reports of successful preservation of HAL Laboratory's Special Tee Shot prototype and subsequent public release means that we can all now enjoy the isometric mini-golf game that was meant to show up as a regular SNES...

    • Retro
    • SNES
    • Kirby
    • HAL Laboratory
    • Special Tee Shot
  • Hands On Empire Of Sin Is A Complex Crime Caper Created By Video Game Royalty

    "Prohibition strategy" is a genre now

    During one of our E3 appointments, we sat in a tiny, packed room to observe a 20-minute gameplay demo for Empire of Sin, the upcoming 1920s-themed strategy game slated to release Spring 2020. Surrounding us were no fewer than five developers, including John Romero, famed creator of the original DOOM and Quake...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • E3 2019
    • John Romero
    • Brenda Romero
    • Features
  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Will Not Support Cloud Saves

    But amiibo get the green light

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons was finally unveiled during Nintendo's E3 Direct last week, giving fans of the series both good and bad news. The good news is that it looks as delightful as ever, with proceedings this time taking place on a deserted island; the bad news is that the game has been delayed slightly to March...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News This FPGA-Powered Mega Drive / Genesis Flash Cart Can Play CD Games

    A world first

    Spanish company Terraonion – the same team responsible for the excellent Super SD System 3 for the PC Engine – has lifted the lid on its next project in a special ‘Terraonion Direct’ broadcast. (Wonder where it got that idea from?) The big news is the firm has created the world’s first Mega CD / Sega CD FPGA optical disc...

    • Retro
    • Hardware
    • Sega
  • Video The Making Of SNES Classic Star Fox And The Super FX Chip

    And so, the Lylat System was born

    Whether you're a diehard fan of the series, or even just familiar with the team thanks to the Super Smash Bros. games, Fox, Falco, Slippy, and Peppy hold a special place in the hearts of many Nintendo fans (yes, we're including Slippy here). The series' Lylat System was born in 1993, when Star Fox (known as Starwing...

    • SNES
    • Star Fox
    • Retro
    • Video
  • News Mario Stars In The Latest My Nintendo Reward Discounts For Europe

    With just a splash of Disney

    The latest batch of My Nintendo game discounts for Europe has now gone live, giving players the usual chance to grab a handful of games at discounted prices. There are five new discounts up for grabs this time, all for games which Nintendo has described as "magical". Ooer. As always, you can take advantage of these...

    • 3DS
    • Nintendo
    • My Nintendo
    • Europe
  • News Luigi's Mansion 3 Boss Battles Will Be More Exciting Than Dark Moon, Says Producer

    Sounds good to us

    Perhaps one of Nintendo's strongest-looking games at E3 was Luigi's Mansion 3. From every drop of footage we've seen so far, as well as what Nintendo has revealed in terms of its gameplay and focus, we're starting to believe that this could well end up being the best in the series by a considerable distance. Time will tell, of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Gallery A Closer Look At The Characters And Dialogue Scenes In Super Neptunia RPG

    Meet the cast!

    Super Neptunia RPG is just days away from launching on Nintendo Switch, bringing the characters of the Neptunia series to life in a "whole new 2D way". As such, Idea Factory International has shared some new screenshots and information about characters in the game. Let's kick things off with those characters. In the image below,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

Sunday16th Jun 2019

  • Guide Zelda: Breath Of The Wild All Shrine Locations Walkthrough And Map

    Time to bulk up your hearts and stamina

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an incredible game, both in terms of critical acclaim and sheer size. Few aspects of Link's latest sprawling adventure exemplify this as well as the sheer number of shrines - miniature dungeons focused solely on puzzle solving. Finding all of the shrines in Breath of...

    • Guides
    • Zelda
    • Breath of the Wild
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Wii U
  • Guide All The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild amiibo Unlocks

    We are the Champions

    If you have been collecting amiibo from the start, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the perfect opportunity to cash-in your efforts on both the Wii U and Switch versions of the game. Every single amiibo released out there (including amiibo cards!) will work in the game, summoning cooking or crafting materials from the...

    • Guides
    • Zelda
    • Breath of the Wild
    • amiibo
    • Nintendo Switch
  • 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 Wii U generation. Of course, this abundance of riches leaves us in something of a pickle - too much software, not enough time to play it all. In fairness, it's a very nice...

    • Features
    • Top 50
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Guides
  • Feature Best Nintendo 3DS Games

    As voted by you

    As dwindling software sales and a paucity of games on the horizon finally signals the end of Nintendo 3DS' long day in the sun (despite what Nintendo might claim), there's no better time to look back over the extraordinary catalogue of what may well be Nintendo's final handheld-only console. After a slow start, the portable went...

    • Features
    • Top 50
    • 3DS
    • 3DS eShop
  • News Bethesda Might Have More Surprises For Nintendo Switch Owners In The Future

    Ongoing support

    Bethesda's been one of the top third-party supporters for the Switch, releasing games like The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and DOOM on the hybrid system. It followed this up with other titles like Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and even a port of the mobile game, Fallout Shelter. While many fans of the co

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo
    • Bethesda
    • Pete Hines
  • Feature Tetris Creator Alexey Pajitnov On Tetris 99, Tetris Comics And His Favourite Tetris Piece

    "I don’t like the square. It’s dumb"

    How long does it take for someone to realize they’ve made something that will outlast themselves and everyone they know? For Alexey Pajitnov, the creator of Tetris, he is on a mission to make sure that moment of realization lasts his entire lifetime. So far so good; the simple block-stacking puzzler has...

    • Features
    • Tetris
    • Alexey Pajitnov
    • Interviews
  • News Dotemu "Honored" To Team Up With Square Enix For Remastered Version Of Final Fantasy VIII

    The French company behind Streets of Rage 4

    During Square Enix Live at E3 2019, it was revealed Final Fantasy VIII Remastered would be released on the Switch later this year. Since then, it's been discovered the French developer and publisher Dotemu will be helping out with this version – with the company revealing it was both "proud and honored"...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
    • Dotemu
  • Review Super Neptunia RPG - An Easygoing Take On A Cult JRPG Series

    The Console War rages on

    For those that haven’t stumbled across this side-scrolling RPG series, the Neptunia games have been knocking around since 2010. Originally created by Compile Heart, Idea Factory and various other Japanese studios since, the adventures of chirpy goddess Neptune and the ongoing Console War have been a PlayStation console...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Neptunia RPG
  • News Former Epic Games Director Says He Tried To Axe Fortnite

    "That game would not have passed my bar"

    What would gaming be like right now if the insanely popular title Fortnite didn't exist? It's obviously something we'll never know, but if the former Epic Games production director Rod Fergusson had got his way, we might have found out. In a recent interview on the Game Informer Show podcast at E3 2019,...

    • Switch eShop
    • Fortnite
    • Nintendo Switch
    • E3 2019
  • Guide Best amiibo For Nintendo Switch

    Fab-looking figures that give the best bang for your buck

    So, you've got yourself or a family member a new Switch and you're curious about all those little figures that interact with the games. If you’re new to Switch and are dipping your toe in the amiibo pool, it can be tough to know where to start. The full roster is daunting and nobody wants...

    • Guides
    • amiibo
    • Accessories
    • Features
  • News Eiji Aonuma Still Excited To Collaborate With Shigeru Miyamoto After Many Years

    Who wouldn't be?

    Earlier this week at E3 2019, Game Informer spoke to The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma and was asked about what it was like to work with other Nintendo producers such as Takashi Tezuka (responsible for Super Mario Maker 2) and the one and only Shigeru Miyamoto. Teaming up with such famous faces within the video game...

    • Nintendo
    • Zelda
    • Eiji Aonuma
    • Shigeru Miyamoto
    • E3 2019
  • News Mario & Sonic Producer Talks About Motion Controls And Costumes In The Switch Entry

    Go for gold this November

    Long-time Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games producer Nobuya Ohashi sat down with IGN earlier this week at E3 2019 to discuss the finer aspects of the latest entry in the series, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. As this is the sixth instalment and the last one since the 2016 Wii U entry, there was a...

    • Mario & Sonic
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nobuya Ohashi
    • E3 2019
  • Review PlataGO! Super Platform Game Maker - An Awkward Super Mario Maker Clone

    All the tools you need to create something you wouldn’t want to play

    The definition of karma is giving a reviewer who has handed out their share of 4s and 6s in the last month a review copy of a platform game creator and effectively saying ‘you do better’. While PlataGo! presents an ample feature set that leaves mean critical types with few...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • PlataGO

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