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    Review The Jackbox Party Pack 3

    A Party Everywhere You Go... With Wi-Fi

    The Nintendo Switch is chock full of potential multiplayer gaming memories already, however one game with many more possibilities is The Jackbox Party Pack 3. If you're unfamiliar with the series, The Jackbox Party Pack is an exciting collection of accessible games that up to 8 people can play. It's quite...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Reviews
    • The Jackbox Party Pack 3
  • News The Legend of Zelda Custom Chess Set Now Available

    Take all my Rupees

    Popular board game manufacturer USAopoly has once again gone above and beyond showing its love for The Legend of Zelda series with a beautiful custom chess set. Taking its main inspiration from Ocarina of Time, the pieces all resemble the main characters - with Link as King for the heroes and Ganondorf as the Dark King for the...

    • Legend of Zelda

Saturday22nd Apr 2017

  • Random Switch Actress 'Karen' Embraces her Nintendo Meme

    "We're drinking Karen, we're having conversations"

    Many wonderful things came from Nintendo's first look at the Switch in a 'preview' in October 2016, One that nobody expected was the introduction of Switch enthusiast "Karen". In her debut she can be seen playing Super Mario Odyssey before being interrupted by her friends on the roof across the...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News 650+ Target Stores Get a Mario Kart Makeover in North America

    3.. 2.. 1.. GO!

    In celebration of the upcoming release of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Target has announced a Mario Kart themed makeover for 650+ of its stores in North America. From Mario Kart shopping carts to Mario and Luigi's heads as bollards (those massive and spherical traffic posts often seen outside the stores), Target is making sure everybody...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
    • Target

Friday21st Apr 2017

  • Feature 30 Games We Might Get On The SNES Mini Classic Edition

    And some more which we'd love but probably won't get!

    As exciting as it is, it came as no surprise to hear about Nintendo's plans to release a SNES Mini Classic Edition in time for the holiday season this year. The NES Mini was a tremendous success and flew off the shelves as soon as stock arrived - you could argue that Nintendo did everything...

    • Features
    • SNES Mini
    • SNES
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    Switch eShop

    Review Mr. Shifty

    SHIFT+DELETE

    There's a brief message at the bottom of every game page on the Switch eShop. In short, it's a disclaimer that is designed to protect Nintendo and other developers from liability in the event that players suffer from a seizure caused by gameplay. You've probably seen the message, and you've probably ignored it. You probably also haven't...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Reviews
    • Mr Shifty
  • Video The Problem with the Joy-Con Steering Wheels and How to Fix It

    Triggered

    We've been trying out the newest addition to the Switch's line up of accessories, the appropriately named Joy-Con Wheel Pair made by Nintendo themselves. As comfortable as they are and for all the advantages of having something chunkier to wrap the tiny controllers in for those with bigger hands, there's a big problem with them. As soon...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
    • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • News NPD Results Highlight Record-Breaking Nintendo Switch Launch

    "March 2017 will go down in history books"

    Last week Nintendo got ahead of the NPD results to highlight the impressive success of the Nintendo Switch launch in the US - among the statistics shared was an attach-rate technically above 100% for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, allied with over 900,000 console sales making the system Nintendo...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • NPD
    • Sales
  • Gallery Here's What Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's Retail Packaging Looks Like, Inside And Out

    Under the hood

    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe hits store shelves next week but we've been lucky enough to get our hands on it before then, and we're pleased to confirm it's one of the best games on the Switch. As well as sharing our critical opinion of this welcome remaster we thought you might like to take a look inside the retail packaging for the game. As...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
    • Gallery
  • Video Mario Kart 8 Deluxe as an 'Ultimate' Handheld Release - Digital Foundry Weighs In

    The technical breakdown

    Though its release is still a week away, plenty of reviews and opinions on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are now live - for our part we loved it. In our review we remarked that performance and visuals do the job nicely on the upcoming Switch version, though as always Digital Foundry has outlined the specifics in an analysis video...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario Kart
    • MK8 Deluxe
  • News Here Are The Players Lining Up For NBA Playgrounds On Switch

    Full roster of basketball legends revealed

    The spirit of NBA Jam is set to live on in NBA Playgrounds, a new title from Saber Interactive, the team behind Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Quake Champions. It's coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC this May at a digital price point of around $20, and the developer has just...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop NBA Playgrounds
  • News Official Nintendo UK Store Embraces Luigi Meme in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Listing

    Get a free 'Dare to Stare' t-shirt

    With Mario Kart 8 Deluxe now just a week away, the official Nintendo UK store has unveiled an updated pre-order option for those that love the 'Death Stare' Luigi meme. As always it's the approach NUK takes to complete with being undercut on the likes of Amazon. In this listing the standard retail price - £49.99...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario Kart
    • MK8 Deluxe
    • Nintendo UK
  • News Adorable Kirby Accessories Added to Official Japanese Anniversary Website

    Did someone say Warp Star headphones?

    After last week's Nintendo Direct reminded us all that 2017 will be Kirby's 25th anniversary, it's no surprise that more merchandise is being created to celebrate the landmark. Over on the official Japanese anniversary website more goods have been added, all displaying colourful style for the pink puffball...

    • Kirby
    • 25th Anniversary
  • News Retro-Style Action RPG Kamiko Hits the Switch eShop In The West Next Week

    For a bargain price, too

    Skipmore's pixel-rich Switch eShop title Kamiko is getting its release in the West next week, on 27th April. Priced at only £4.49 in the UK and $4.99 in North America, this looks like a winner for fans of Fairune and Fairune 2 on the 3DS Shop. Are you ready to wield your weapon besto

    • Switch eShop
    • Kamiko
    • Upcoming Games
  • News Today's Super Bomberman R Update Includes Four Battle Mode Stages And Two Accessories

    Characters from Konami titles coming in future update

    Konami has released details on today's Super Bomberman R 1.3 update, which was confirmed yesterday. Despite initial reports claiming that only one new stage would be introduced, we're actually getting four new battle mode levels and two new accessories. You can also access a 60fps battle mode...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Bomberman R
  • News Nintendo Unveils Starfish Mainstage Arena for Splatoon 2

    "Considered a bit of a holy site for devotees of rock music"

    The Splatoon IP has forged a passionate fanbase in various ways, and one feature that's captured fans is the music. The soundtrack of the first game was so well received that numerous live concerts and events took place in Japan and also featured a few times in the West. Splatoon 2 will...

    • Splatoon
    • Splatoon 2
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Silicon Studio Extends Support For Its YEBIS Post Processing Effects Middleware To Switch

    Graphics package used in Dark Souls III and Dragon Ball Xenoverse

    Silicon Studio has revealed that its post processing effects middleware graphics package YEBIS now supports the Nintendo Switch. YEBIS - now up to version 3 - allows developers to add glare, depth of field, motion blur and anti-aliasing effects to their games, amongst other things...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Development
    • YEBIS
    • Silicon Studio
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    Switch eShop / Neo Geo

    Review Fatal Fury

    Hungry like the wolf

    While SNK's premier fighting game series is King of Fighters, the company tested the waters of the one-on-one combat genre with 1991's Fatal Fury, a title designed by none other than Takashi Nishiyama, the man behind Capcom's original 1987 Street Fighter. Street Fighter II was the game which kickstarted interest in this style of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Fatal Fury
  • News Satoshi Ishida Hints at the Upcoming Kirby Multiplayer Game

    An action fighting game?

    Kirby: Planet Robobot was a standout release on the 3DS last year, polishing the gameplay of Kirby: Triple Deluxe even further while adding in some interesting new elements. As per series tradition, Planet Robobot also had some fun minigames that offered something a bit different form the core gameplay, and both are being...

    • 3DS
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Kirby
  • Video Fire Emblem Echoes' Alm And Celica amiibo Get Liberated From Their Packaging

    The amiibo keep on coming

    Fire Emblem Echoes proves that there's life in the 3DS yet, and the game is being accompanied by some fresh amiibo, too. Our pal NintenDaan has gotten his hands on the new Alm and Celica amiibo, and has duly unboxed these figures for your viewing pleasure. Aside from Alm's rather goofy expression - he looks like he's...

    • amiibo
    • Fire Emblem
    • 3DS
    • Video
  • News Your Classic Splatoon amiibo Will be Supported in Splatoon 2

    Stay fresh!

    While we are sure that Nintendo would like you to buy the new range of Splatoon amiibo along with your copy of Splatoon 2 for the Nintendo Switch later this year, it's good to know that the range of amiibo released alongside Splatoon will continue to be supported too. In the original game you could tap an Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy, or...

    • Splatoon 2
    • Nintendo Switch
    • amiibo
  • News Japanese eShop Sale Celebrates Kirby's 25 Anniversary

    Only available for four days and in Japan

    From 27th April to the 30th April, Japanese Nintendo fans will have access to an eShop sale for many Kirby classics, with many games available at 25% off. As of right now, this sale is only confirmed for the Japanese eShop, but Nintendo of Europe and America often announce promotions like these as they go...

    • Kirby
    • eShop
    • Sale
    • 25th Anniversary

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