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YesterdayWed, 12th Dec 2018

  • Video Gorgeous Platformer Gris Receives Launch Trailer Ahead Of Tomorrow's Switch Release

    Not long to wait

    Devolver Digital has shared a launch trailer for Gris, a highly anticipated platformer set to arrive on Nintendo Switch tomorrow. We've been keeping an eye on this one for some time here at Nintendo Life, instantly captivated by its gorgeous art and sound and the potential for an emotionally driven narrative truly worth exploring...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
    • Video
  • Video Smash Ultimate Is Rife With Tiny Details And Easter Eggs

    Blue hedgehogs can't swim

    One of the best things about video games is finding something small, insignificant, and unspeakably minor that the dev team threw in for no reason other than it's a right old bit of fun. But if you're not interested in slowly discovering these things for yourself, we've done the hard work for you; at least for Super Smash...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • News Nintendo Network Maintenance Sessions Could Impact Online Gaming Over The Next Two Days

    Full maintenance schedule released

    Nintendo has shared an upcoming maintenance schedule for the Nintendo Network, revealing multiple sessions which could have an impact on online play across multiple systems. There are four sessions taking place over the next two days, each lasting for just a small handful of hours. The information provided says...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS
    • Wii U
    • Nintendo Network
  • News Suda51 Teases "Huge Announcement" To Be Shown In Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Presentation

    The show will be two hours long

    Suda51 has revealed that a two-hour long presentation for Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes will be taking place on YouTube on 20th December. The news comes from the developer's personal Twitter account, where he notes that an English interpretation of proceedings will be provided. Perhaps the most exciting part...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Review Katamari Damacy REROLL - A Timely Remaster Of A True Modern Classic

    Keep rollin'

    Games are often at their best when they embrace the truly weird and wonderful. In an era where so much emphasis is placed on gritty realism, life-like character models and terrifyingly accurate simulations, it’s nice to punctuate that authenticity with oddity or two. Thankfully, the peculiar world of Katamari has returned in the form...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Katamari Damacy Reroll
  • News Switch Racer GRIP Is Getting A "Big Ass Update" And New Content Throughout 2019

    Sounds promising

    GRIP publisher Wired Productions has shared a detailed content plan for the coming months with updates and tweaks scheduled to arrive very soon indeed. If you've been enjoying the Rollcage-inspired racing available in GRIP since it launched last month, or even if it wasn't quite to your taste, you'll be pleased to know that things...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • News Souls-Like Platformer Salt And Sanctuary Gets Switch Physical Edition With Extra Goodies

    Available now

    "Brutal" hand-drawn platformer Salt And Sanctuary has received a physical edition on Nintendo Switch, and you can get your hands on your own copy right now. If you haven't heard of this one before, it aims to play out in a similar manner to Dark Souls but takes things in a slightly different direction with its 2D, hand-drawn visuals...

    • Nintendo Switch
  • Japanese Charts Smash Bros. Ultimate Has Already Outsold Pokémon And Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

    1.2 million in its opening week

    Japanese chart figures are now in for 3rd December - 9th December, and you're going to want to sit down for this one. Earlier today, we shared Famitsu's early sales data reports for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate which indicated that it had sold over 1.2 million physical copies at launch. Japanese gaming sales analyst...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • 3DS
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • Random Twitch Streamer Plays Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Using A Bunch Of Bananas

    And he plays as Donkey Kong

    When it comes to finding the best setup for playing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, there are usually two options people go for - the Switch Pro Controller, or a GameCube controller (and maybe the Joy-Con in extreme cases). A new challenger to this heated battle has now entered the fight, however, as demonstrated by Twitch...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Export Your Smash Bros. Ultimate Replays Quickly, They're Getting Wiped Next Week

    Instructions contained within

    If you like to save your best Super Smash Bros. Ultimate moments as replays, you might want to jump back into the game and export your favourites pretty sharpish. Booting up the game now reveals that a new update is headed our way "within the next week", taking the software version up to 1.2.0. No specifics about what...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Updates
  • Nindie Round Up Please Don't Touch Anything, Desert Child, Crimson Keep, Steamburg And Marenian Tavern Story

    A good week for indie titles

    The indie scene has a strong output this week, with four thumbs ups and one maybe. We’ve got some great niche picks, like the bizarrely entertaining puzzler Please Don’t Touch Anything, pixelated arcade racing fun in Desert Child, a first-person, dungeon crawler RPG with Crimson Keep, sluggish steampunk puzzling with...

    • Nindie Round Up
    • Features
    • Switch eShop
  • Random Switch's Santa Tracker App Plays Christmas Songs Using Joy-Con HD Rumble, But It's Terrifying

    Jingle Bells is angrier than we remember

    You may remember that just last week, we reported on Santa Tracker - a piece of software released on the Switch eShop which lets you watch the big man's journey and preparations at Christmas. Well, a really nifty little feature has since been added which uses the Joy-Con HD Rumble to play festive tunes and we...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • Video Professional Stunt Performers Create The "Ultimate" Real-Life Super Smash Bros. Fight

    From the Avengers to Smash Bros...

    If we can prise you away from your lovely copies of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for just a second, allow us to share this video in which real humans are also getting in on the act with an almighty Smash fight of their own. Smashception? Not content with simply playing the game, these stunt performers opted to...

    • Super Smash Bros
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Video
  • Reminder Three New NES Games Hit Switch Today, Plus SP Versions Of Metroid And Dr. Mario

    Fill your retro boots

    In case you'd forgotten, today sees that time of the month when Nintendo boosts the Switch's NES game catalogue with a handful of new games. Three new titles have appeared today, and as has become tradition, we've also be treated to a couple of SP versions of old favourites, too. The three main additions this month are...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • NES
    • Nintendo Switch Online
  • News The Escapists 2 Is Getting A Free Festive Content Update Today

    'Snow Way Out'

    Team17 is launching a brand new update for The Escapists 2 today on Nintendo Switch, adding some festive fun for the low price of free. The new content comes in the form of a 'Snow Way Out' update, introducing a new festive-themed prison for you to wriggle your way out of; four new jobs - burning letters to Santa, engineering,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
  • News Nintendo Focused On The Current Switch, So Don't Expect A Revision Anytime Soon

    Reggie speaks out

    In the same interview with Forbes, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé took time to discuss the current Switch sales and reinforced how the company's immediate focus was on the holiday season. When queried about a potential hardware revision, Reggie provided the following statement: "Right now, as we go into our...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
  • News Smash Bros. Ultimate Sold 1.2 Million Copies In Japan During Launch Week

    Highest opening week ever for a Smash game

    Following the sales data estimates for the Japanese release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Famitsu has now published official sales numbers confirming the game sold exactly 1,238,358 million copies in its launch week. This figure

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Japan
  • Video SNES Classic Runs PSone Games Better Than The PlayStation Classic

    Classic Sony

    If you keep tabs on the competition, you will have no doubt have heard about the PlayStation Classic. Following Nintendo's success with NES and SNES Classic systems, Sony decided to release a miniature version of its own legacy hardware. Unfortunately, this particular system hasn't lived up to expectations, with an underwhelming...

    • Video
    • Hardware
    • Retro
    • SNES Classic
    • PlayStation
  • News Reggie: Don't Expect Nintendo Switch Online To "Mirror" The Competition

    "Our focus right now is for NES content"

    In November, you might recall how Reggie Fils-Aimé said Nintendo Switch Online was going to be the place where users of the service could play all of their classic content. At the time, Reggie revealed the company hadn't even made the full library of NES games available yet. During a recent chat with...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Nintendo
  • Random Police Respond To Noise Complaint And End Up Playing Smash Bros. Ultimate

    Joining the fun

    Far and wide, the Super Smash Bros. series is known for bringing friends and family together. The latest entry Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is no different. Last Friday, a group of friends - located in Saint Paul, Minnesota - were hosting a small gathering for the new game on Switch when two local police officers showed up in response...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Super Smash Bros
    • US

Tuesday11th Dec 2018

  • News Here Are The Best And Worst Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Characters According To Pro Players

    The ultimate list

    With such a diverse roster, knowing where to begin in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate can be an incredibly daunting prospect. There are already over 70 characters available to choose from in the game, and this number is only set to rise in the coming months, so how on Earth do you actually go about choosing your 'main'? Well, one...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Reggie: Nintendo Would "Love" Red Dead Redemption 2 On Switch

    But timing is against them

    One of the biggest releases of 2018 - and of this entire decade, in fact - was Red Dead Redemption 2. The game released to universal acclaim and generated over $725 million in revenue in just three days when it launched earlier this year, but sadly skipped Nintendo's current system. Of course, realistically, we doubt many...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
  • News Panic Button Unleashes Hell On Switch With A New Performance Update For DOOM

    Video recording also added

    Panic Button is absolutely killing it on the Nintendo Switch right now. Its expertise porting games across to the new Nintendo system extends to a variety of major third-party releases. Most recently, the developer's focus has been on bringing Digital Extremes' free-to-play third-person shooter Warframe to the hybrid...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • DOOM
  • Guide Best Switch Accessories - Top Deals On Controllers, Cases, And Headsets

    Grab yourself a bargain

    Whether you’ve just bought a new Nintendo Switch or you’ve had one since launch, sooner or later you’re going to want to grab some accessories. The Switch is a true hybrid device that’s capable of being any type of video game console under the sun, and you can enhance this functionality with a variety of solid...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Features
    • Guides
  • News New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe File Size Revealed, Just 100MB Larger Than On Wii U

    With Luigi DLC included

    The upcoming New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe has now been added to the Nintendo Switch eShop, revealing some interesting little nuggets of information surrounding Nintendo's next major release. As you may already know, this game is set to launch on 11th January 2019 - just one month from today. With time flying by quicker...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Watch The Amazing Moment Yacht Club Games Discover Shovel Knight In Smash Ultimate

    Turn your audio down, folks

    Shovel Knight has become an incredibly successful and well-loved series in its own right over the last few years, finding a natural home on Nintendo's platforms. We're sure that the team over at Yacht Club Games are beyond proud of their success, but that doesn't stop them from getting ridiculously excited at seeing their...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Video
  • News Sales Data Estimates For Smash Bros. Ultimate Suggests 1.3 Million Copies Were Sold In Japan On Launch

    Early signs of super success

    Based on pre-orders alone, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was already predicted to be the highest-selling Smash and Switch game on launch. Now that the latest entry in the long-running fighting series is finally available worldwide, the first sales data estimates for Japan have now been released. According to MorganStanley,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Japan
  • Review Everspace - Stellar Edition - An Entertaining Roguelike Which Fuses FTL With Rogue Squadron

    Rogue Dameron

    Dropping out of hyperspace, your one-man ship arrives in a new sector. You spot a trader lurking beside a nebula and what looks like an asteroid mining facility off to the right. Half-blinded by lens flare from a distant sun, you make out hostile ships attacking a service station in the distance. Do you harvest resources from the...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Everspace
  • Reminder SNK 40th Anniversary Collection Receives 11 Games As Free DLC Today

    We do like free games

    Just in case you'd forgotten, SNK 40th Anniversary Collection's free DLC update arrives for Nintendo Switch today, bringing a whopping 11 new games to the title for you to sink your teeth into. Originally revealed over the last couple of months, these eleven titles include SNK's first ever shooter Ozma Wars amongst others, so...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
    • DLC
  • Random Chinese Tech Firm Xiaomi Transforms Its Phone Into A Switch With This Accessory

    Nintendo, is that you?

    We've seen plenty of companies already trying to emulate the success of the Nintendo Switch with their own unique accessories and video game devices, and it looks like this trend won't be dying down any time soon. Chinese technology company Xiaomi has announced the Gamepad 2.0 - a successor to the original accessory that...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mobile
    • Smartphones
    • China
  • News GameStop Italy Listing Reveals New Information About Mortal Kombat 11

    More violent than ever before

    Last week during the 2018 Game Awards, Ed Boon - one of the co-creators of the Mortal Kombat series - walked up on stage and surprised everyone with the reveal of the 11th entry in the series. Apart from the overly violent announcement trailer above, which has received much criticism online for not including the series'...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Mortal Kombat
  • Video Here's How Smash Ultimate's World Of Light Trailer Might Have Looked On Game Boy Color

    "Don't let a single one get away"

    Despite having now owned the game for several days - and having beaten up more innocent Jigglypuff than we care to admit in that time - we still find ourselves occasionally reminiscing over that wonderful World of Light trailer. It's hard not to fall in love with a video depicting so many of our beloved childhood...

    • Super Smash Bros
    • Game Boy Color
    • Retro
    • Video
  • News Free Multiplayer Patch For Stardew Valley On Switch To Release On 12th December

    Join us. Thrive.

    On 12th December, you'll be able to enjoy the simple life in the valley with up to three friends, on a communal farm of your own – and no, not as part of a cult (unless you’re into that sort of thing). Announced just days before its release, the free patch for Stardew Valley on the Switch will be available to download this...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Stardew Valley
    • Nintendo Switch Online
  • News Battle Princess Madelyn Has Been Delayed On Switch Yet Again

    "Unfortunately, the delay was unavoidable"

    Upcoming title Battle Princess Madelyn has seen its second delay in as many weeks, publisher Hound Picked Games has confirmed. Just last week, the game was delayed from its original release date of 6th December to 13th December, which means that we should have been able to buy the game this Thursday...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Take Part In Ubisoft's Mario + Rabbids Competition To Win A Trip To The Dev Studio In Paris

    And other goodies, too!

    If you loved Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle just as much as we did, this new community competition from Ubisoft may well be of great interest to you. From December 2018 and throughout 2019, Ubisoft is hosting Winter Games, Spring Games, and Summer Games competitions for fans of the game. Players from all around the world can...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Ubisoft
  • News This Awesome Hand-Drawn Ninja Gaiden Guide Brings Back Lovely Pre-Internet Memories

    And you can have it for free

    Before strategy guides and that pesky, know-it-all internet came along, completing tricky games was a serious challenge. There was a time when players couldn't simply Google "how do I unlock Simon Belmont's luscious locks in Smash Bros.", and instead had to figure everything out by playing over and over again. Often,...

    • NES
    • Retro
    • Art
    • Ninja Gaiden
  • News NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 Gets Christmas Update With New Playground And 35 New Players

    And it's all free

    NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 has received another new update today, introducing a new batch of holiday-themed content for players to enjoy. This latest update, which has become available today on all platforms, aims to get you into the festive holiday spirit with a frosty new Christmas playground, brand new festive vanity items, and a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
    • DLC
  • News Catastronauts Is Bringing Its Crazy Co-op Space Action To Switch This Christmas

    Teamwork makes the dream work

    Inertia Games Studios has revealed that its upcoming multiplayer party title Catastronauts will be arriving on Switch later this month. The game is described as "a fast-paced, chaotic couch co-op experience" with one to four players assuming the role of an intergalactic starfleet, locked in an epic battle with an...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Reminder Rocket League's Second Rocket Pass Is Now Live

    All-new rewards

    Following the McLaren DLC added to the game last week, Psyonix has now released its second Rocket League rocket pass, available for free. The premium upgrade in exchange for 10 keys is $9.99 (or the regional equivalent) and includes even more content than the first pass as well as the brand new Artemis Battle-Car. Take a look at the...

    • Reminder
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Rocket League

Monday10th Dec 2018

  • Guide The Best Micro SD Cards For Nintendo Switch

    Give your Switch a much needed storage boost

    Christmas is rapidly approaching so you're no doubt neck deep in buying presents. If you have any friends or family that are getting a Nintendo Switch for Xmas, your best bet is to absolutely get them a fancy new micro SD card. Games are all good and that but the Switch isn't lacking in that department...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Micro SD Cards
    • Features
    • Storage
    • Guides
  • Random Sneaky Smash Bros. Fans Rejoice At The Sight Of Princess Peach's Knickers

    "You can penetrate the Princess’ dark matter"

    Nintendo is a family-friendly company and tries as hard as possible to maintain that stance, at least when it comes to the residents of the Mushroom Kingdom. However, just like in Jurassic Park, life – or should that be a horny sub-section of the gaming community – finds a way. In this particular...

    • Random
    • Princess Peach
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Locked Character Roster In Smash Bros. Ultimate Raises Concerns About Tournament Play

    An organiser's nightmare

    For the majority of players, unlocking new fighters in Super Smash Bros. games is an exciting process. In the case of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Switch, it's got some players concerned about tournament play. Due to the sizable roster of 70 fighters currently available in the game, unless you're resorting to particular...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News The Upcoming Sonic Movie Has Received Its First Poster, And It's Strangely Muscular

    Erm...

    Joining Pokémon: Detective Pikachu in the shiny, big-budget video game movie genre next year is Sonic the Hedgehog, a film starring a realistic-looking version of everyone's favourite speedy blue hedgehog. The first poster for the film has now been released, and we (and the entire internet, it seems) can't help but notice Sonic's new,...

    • Sonic
    • Movies
  • Random Some Mexican Fans Received Random DVDs Instead Of Smash Ultimate From Amazon

    Ouch

    In one of the weirder stories to appear over the weekend, some customers who pre-ordered their copy of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate from Amazon Mexico appear to have received random DVDs instead. The game had been available to pre-order on the site leading up to launch, with many getting their orders in early to secure a copy of the game for...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
  • Random Avoid Water If You're Playing As One Of These Fighters In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

    Struggling to stay afloat

    Since the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate last week, more and more fans have apparently started to realise how certain fighters in the latest entry take water damage. If you play Splatoon 2, you'll know how water is lethal to

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Super Smash Bros
  • UK Charts Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Becomes The Fastest-Selling Smash Game Of All Time

    Knocks FIFA off top spot

    Last Friday's release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has simultaneously broken records for Nintendo and made a huge impact in the UK charts. Not only did it sell enough copies to snag number one this week, but it has also become the fastest-selling Super Smash Bros. game of all time. Launch sales for Ultimate are 302% higher...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Charts
    • UK
  • Video Digging Deep Into Resident Evil 2 On N64, One Of The Most Remarkable Ports Of All Time

    Two CDs on one 64MB cartridge? Madness!

    The Resident Evil series may be most closely associated with Sony hardware, but it's important to remember that it has been a platform agnostic franchise since the first entry, which, lest we forget, also made it onto the Sega Saturn. Since then, we've seen notable Nintendo instalments such as Resident Evil 4,...

    • Video
    • N64
    • Resident Evil
  • News The First Two Panzer Dragoon Games Are Getting Remade

    First game coming "before the end of 2019"

    Forever Entertainment has announced that it is remaking the first two entries in Sega's Panzer Dragoon series. The Polish company is working with Sega to remaster Panzer Dragoon and Panzer Dragoon Zwei, both of which originally appeared on the Sega Saturn in the '90s. Here's the official word: Forever...

    • Upcoming Releases
    • Sega
    • Panzer Dragoon
  • Guide The Best Nintendo Christmas Gifts For 2018

    'Tis the season to be jolly

    It's that time of year when we look forward to the Holidays on the one hand, and suffer sweaty brows on the other as we fret over late gift purchases. What to get your Nintendo-obsessed loved one this festive season? What gift will be good enough? Well, don't fret, we've looked around the web to find a range of gifts...

    • Guides
    • Christmas
    • Deals
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Features
  • Review Gear.Club Unlimited 2 - Sluggish Controls Force This Real-World Racer Off The Track

    Back of the grid

    Last year’s Gear.Club Unlimited was a decent attempt at bringing a ‘serious’ racing game to the Switch. Based on a mobile game, the ‘Unlimited’ part of the title referred to the scrapping of microtransactions and all the other nonsense you got when playing it on your phone. Although Gear.Club Unlimited was a good start, it...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Gear Club Unlimited 2
  • Review RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures - A Fun Experience That's Held Back By Technical And Design Hiccups

    Park life

    Who would have thought way back in the late ’90s – when PC gaming was producing some of its biggest and most beloved hits – that a simulator all about building and maintaining a theme park would prove to be an enduring classic in its own right? And while the RollerCoaster Tycoon games took something of a nosedive once creator and...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures
  • News Bethesda Celebrates 25 Years Of DOOM With New Slayers Club, Get Exclusive Content And Rewards

    Including a special skin for DOOM Eternal

    The first entry in the DOOM series launched on this very day 25 years ago on 10th December 1993, and Bethesda is celebrating the anniversary in style with a new video and a year's worth of exclusive goodies for fans, all wrapped up inside a new Slayers Club program. The video (which you can watch above)...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • DOOM
    • Bethesda
  • News Nintendo Applies For Metroid: Other M And Super Mario Galaxy Smartphone-Related Trademarks

    Download and video game trademarks included

    Nintendo Co, Ltd. has applied for trademarks for Metroid: Other M and Super Mario Galaxy. Once again, these trademarks cover all bases - making reference to 'program for home video game machine', downloadable video game program', and 'program for smartphone'. In recent times, Nintendo has secured...

    • Nintendo
    • Metroid
    • Mario
  • News Nintendo Taking A "Big Step Forward" Embracing Content Creators, According To Head Of YouTube Gaming

    Changing times

    Nintendo has received criticism in recent years for not embracing content creators. In an effort diffuse the situation, the Japanese company recently issued a new set of guidelines to make it easier for these same people to monetise any videos featuring Nintendo games. It will also be closing down its controversial creators program at...

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Nintendo Details Fire Emblem Heroes 3.0 Update

    New heroes and Book III inbound

    Nintendo today released a ten-minute trailer outlining updates coming to Fire Emblem Heroes, their mobile game based on Intelligent Systems' strategy RPG franchise. Despite being short and sweet, a lot of info was packed into the trailer, which we've broken down here for easy consumption. New Chapter and New...

    • Mobile
    • Fire Emblem
    • Fire Emblem Heroes
  • Reminder Katamari Damacy Reroll Is Out Now On Nintendo Switch

    Don't miss out

    With all the hullabaloo and excitement surrounding the launch of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate last week, we wouldn't blame you for forgetting about the release of Katamari Damacy Reroll on Switch. If this applies to you, here's your friendly reminder that it's available as we speak and could well be worth your time. Launching on the...

    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Gunman Clive HD Collection Is Finally Making Its Way Across To The Switch

    Two games for the price of one

    The Gunman Clive HD Collection creator Bertil Hörberg recently revealed on Twitter how he had sent his game to Nintendo for Switch approval. Having previously stated in April how he had been sitting on a "near complete port" that was running on the hardware before the hybrid device's official launch, he's now finally...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG Brings "Surreal Japanese-Style" Gameplay To Switch Next Month

    Not your typical RPG

    Ysbryd Games and Ackk Studios' YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG will be landing on Nintendo Switch in just over a month's time, it has been revealed. Featuring "surreal Japanese-style RPG set at the end of last millennium", YIIK has players traversing dungeons littered with puzzles, traps, and bizarre monsters while utilising a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Away: Journey To The Unexpected Brings Its "Feel-Good" Adventure To Switch On 7th February

    Friendship over fighting

    Indie developer Aurélien Regard and publisher Playdius have revealed that the upcoming adventure game Away: Journey to the Unexpected will launch on Nintendo Switch on 7th February. If you haven't heard of this one before, the game has you playing as a protagonist with no heroic or skilled fighting traits - instead, your...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Qubic Games Is Releasing Three Very Different Switch Games On 22nd December

    And a 50% discount is available

    Qubic Games is set to release three new games on Nintendo Switch all on the same day later this month. To make things even better, you'll be able to snag some very tasty discounts if you already own any one of a selection of games from the publisher. We've gathered some details for each of the three games below, but...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Horror Adventure Viviette Brings The Scares To Switch Next Week

    No map, no help, just you

    Horror adventure game Viviette is set to spook a Nintendo Switch near you next week, it has been confirmed. Blending exploration, puzzles, and "a touch of classic horror", Viviette will have you uncovering the secrets and mysteries of Neuville's Mansion. You'll need to test your logic against diverse puzzles, locate and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Team17 Teases 'Free-zing' New Content For Overcooked 2

    What could it be?

    Team17 has revealed that Overcooked 2 is about to receive something new. Forgive us for being so vague with that description, but as you can see from the new trailer above, not much has been given away. The video shows Kevin the dog frozen in an iceberg, as well as a couple of chefs frantically running along the screen, in a brand...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • DLC
  • News Deep Space Puzzle Game Solar Flux Lands On Switch Tomorrow, Here's A Brand New Trailer

    Can you save the stars?

    You may remember that just last month, we reported on an upcoming, challenging puzzler called Solar Flux. Well, the game arrives on Switch tomorrow and we've got our hands on a brand new launch trailer to share with you lovely lot ahead of release. If you missed the news last time around, the game sees players heading out on...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Pipe Push Paradise Brings Peculiar Puzzling Play To Nintendo Switch This Month

    Peter Piper pushed a pipe in Push Paradise

    Indie publisher Digerati has revealed that puzzle game Pipe Push Paradise is set to arrive on Nintendo Switch just in time for Christmas. The game offers an open-world island which just so happens to need your specific plumbing talents. Your job is to help its quirky residents, with Pipe Push Paradise’s...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop

Sunday9th Dec 2018

  • Review Guacamelee! 2 - A Fun-Packed And Often Relentless Metroidvania

    An action-platformer with real punch

    It's a ballsy developer that starts a game with a boss fight, but that's precisely what developer Drinkbox Games has done in Guacamelee! 2. The opening scrap is used as a clever device for recapping the climax of the original game, as well as serving as a catch-up for those of us who either didn't play or finish...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Guacamelee 2
  • News Limited Run Games Releasing Physical Editions Of Celeste And Windjammers

    Pre-order soon

    During the 'Kinda Funny Video Game Showcase' on Twitch, Limited Run announced physical editions for the indie game of the year Celeste and the retro hit Windjammers. Windjammers, developed by DotEmu, will be available to pre-order from LRG website on 21st December and Celeste by Matt Makes Games can be secured from 1st

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  • News The Messenger Is Embarking On A Sunny Holiday In 2019

    Free DLC is on the way

    During the 'Kinda Funny Video Game Showcase' the developer Sabotage Games and publisher Devolver Digital lifted the lid on the next outing for The Messenger. The 2D side-scroller inspired by the original Ninja Gaiden game will receive an entirely free DLC pack titled 'Picnic Panic' in 2019 that takes players on a trip to...

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  • News NIS America Brings Lapis x Labyrinth To The West In 2019

    Stack, raid and get paid

    The 'Kinda Funny Video Game Showcase' was able to include a Nippon Ichi Software announcement with the assistance of NIS America. If you're one who embraces the grind in role-playing games, the dungeon-diving action title Lapis x Labyrinth is now officially arriving here locally on the Nintendo Switch at some point in 2019...

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  • News Thomas Was Alone Dev Has Just Launched Sci-Fi Text-Based Adventure Quarantine Circular On Switch

    The galaxy has been watching

    The May 2018 PC release Quarantine Circular has just been made available on the Switch eShop following an announcement by the game's creator Mike Bithell during the 'Kinda Funny Video Game Showcase' on Twitch. Bithell Games was previously responsible for Thomas Was Alone and Subsurface Circular. Quarantine Circular is a...

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  • News Skybound Releasing Episode Three Of The Walking Dead: The Final Season On 15th January 2019

    Still not bitten

    After Skybound Games CEO Ian Howe mentioned how disappointed he would be if episode three of The Walking Dead: The Final Season wasn't released this year, the company behind the former Telltale project has now revealed the next chapter will launch on 15th January. This announcement was made during the 'Kinda Funny Video Game...

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Saturday8th Dec 2018

  • News Niantic Does Not Intend To Increase The Level Cap In Pokémon Go

    Capped

    US software developer Niantic launched Ingress Prime in November - a rework of its original augmented reality mobile game. At the time, the company said it was hoping the newer features in the game could eventually carry across to Pokémon GO. One feature in particular was the new prestige system, allowing players to roll back to level one...

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  • News Fire Emblem Heroes Experiences Decline In Player Spending During The Month Of November

    Nintendo's new mobile title steals the spotlight

    Nintendo’s free-to-play mobile release Fire Emblem Heroes has experienced a significant slump in player spending last month. According to Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data, the game only reached around 66 percent of its average monthly earnings in November. Since arriving on mobile platforms in...

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  • News Masahiro Sakurai Rules Out A Modern Port Of Kid Icarus: Uprising

    "I don't think this will be possible"

    Earlier this week when Nintendo was counting down the days until the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Switch, it revealed a previously unpublished augmented reality card for the 2012 3DS release, Kid Icarus: Uprising. If it got you wondering about a potenti

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  • News Warframe Now Has One Million Players On Nintendo Switch

    Not bad

    The free-to-play third-person shooter Warframe has already reached the one million player mark on Nintendo Switch in less than a month. Digital Extremes - the Canadian publisher behind the title - celebrated this epic milestone by sharing the following tweet: If you haven't tried out Warframe yet, it's a game that's been ported across to...

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  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (December 8th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    As regular readers will know, every weekend we post a write-up of the games Team Nintendo Life will be playing in our spare time. As you'll also likely know, this week saw the release of a pretty major Nintendo game, and you can probably guess where this week's entries are headed. So, please accept our...

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  • News Gobble Up Donut County When It Arrives On Nintendo Switch Later This Month

    Become a hole in the ground

    Annapurna Interactive is bringing Ben Esposito's Donut County to the Nintendo Switch on 18th December. In Donut County, you take control of a hole in the ground that won't stop growing. This is a story-based physics puzzle-game where you meet cute characters, steal their trash and then throw them into a hole. Here's the...

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Friday7th Dec 2018

  • Rumour Joker In Smash Bros. Ultimate Triggers Speculation That Persona 5 Is Coming To Switch

    Hopefully not a joke

    The news that Persona 5's Joker is headed to Smash Bros. Ultimate as a DLC character has naturally sparked predictable chatter that Persona 5 itself is Switch-bound, but we've actually heard a rumour that appears to have some substance to it. The source is MysticDistance, a translator and secondary writer fo

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  • Guide The Best Super Smash Bros. Games - Every Super Smash Bros. Game Ranked

    What's the ultimate Super Smash Bros.?

    Fri 7th Dec, 2018 15:00 GMT: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has officially arrived, casting immediate doubt and uncertainty over our ranked list of all of the Super Smash Bros. games. Don't worry though, because we've just updated it with the latest entry so you can see where it sits compared to its predecessors...

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  • News Get Over Here! It Looks Like Mortal Kombat 11 Is Switch Bound

    Bring it

    Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon walked out on stage at this year's Game Awards to announce a winner of a select category and instead presented us with the surprise reveal of Mortal Kombat 11 - the next entry in the long-running bloody and brutal fighting series by NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. The game is arriving worldwide on 23rd...

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  • News Timmy And Tommy amiibo Unlocks A Special Feature In Smash Bros. Ultimate

    Spoiler alert

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is now available in certain locations around the world and amiibo collectors have been busy scanning every character into the game to find out what spirits each one unlocks. It turns out, the Timmy and Tommy Animal Crossing amiibo will give you access to a very special feature in the game. If you happen to...

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  • Watch The Game Awards 2018 - Live!

    Will Nintendo be showing off anything special?

    The fifth Game Awards event takes place today, and you can watch it right here. We're bound to see new games, but will any of these be big Nintendo announcements? The Big N certainly seems to be dropping hints... Stick with us to find out, and be sure to have a natter in the chat section! <liveblog...

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  • News Joker From Persona 5 Joins The Battle As The First DLC Character In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

    A new challenger has appeared!

    In celebration of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate releasing on the Switch, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé hopped up on stage with Geoff Keighley at this year's Game Awards to reveal a new character that will be included in the game's first DLC pack. Representing the Japanese company Atlus will be Joker...

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  • News Here Are The Game Awards 2018 Winners For Nintendo Switch

    Celeste and Overcooked 2 walk away with awards

    We hope you were able to join us during our live-stream of The Game Awards last night. If you had to miss it, for reasons such as your beauty sleep, fear not – we've got a lovely round-up of all the winners for you below, along with the nominated games for each category so you can tell us they were...

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  • News Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Arrives Exclusively On Nintendo Switch In 2019

    Unite and fight

    Nintendo Switch owners can look forward to Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order when it arrives exclusively on the platform in 2019. The game is being developed by Koei Tecmo Games/Team Ninja and will be published by Nintendo. The previous installment in this series was released nearly 10 years ago. The full PR following the...

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  • News Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Speeds Onto The Switch In June Next Year

    The bandicoot is back

    Following the success of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, publisher Activision has revealed Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled will be released on multiple platforms, including the Nintendo Switch, on 21st June 2019. Below is the Twitter confirmation: The title is a remake of the original 1999 PlayStation game that was...

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  • News Celebrate The Game Awards With These Switch eShop Deals (North America)

    Up to 50 percent off

    If you happen to live in North America, you're in for a treat. In celebration of The Game Awards, Nintendo is offering up to 50 percent off the eShop versions of all nominated games and has also reduced the prices on a few other games that were previously nominated. Nintendo's Super Mario Odyssey is 30 percent off its regular...

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  • Guide How Player Vs. Player Trainer Battles Work in Pokémon GO

    When two tribes go to war...

    PvP is finally coming to Pokémon GO, a feature fans have been desperate for since it launched back in 2016. When it launches later this month, you'll be able to challenge friends and strangers alike to see who has the most powerful Pokémon. Do so and you'll earn a bunch of new rewards and probably have a bunch of fun...

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  • News The New BittBoy Can Play NES, Game Boy And Game Boy Color (Ahem) Games

    Let's hope Soulja Boy doesn't find out

    We reviewed the original BittBoy some time ago and found it to be a perfectly likeable – if legally questionable – handheld system. Now, the company behind it is releasing a successor, and while it retains the same basic design, there are a few extra features worth noting (and no, it's no less dubious from...

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  • News Monster Hunter-Style Online RPG Dauntless Is Coming To Switch With Cross-Platform Play

    Join the hunt next year

    Phoenix Labs confirmed last night at The Game Awards 2018 that it is bringing its free-to-play online action RPG Dauntless to Switch next year. Inspired by the likes of Monster Hunter, Dark Souls and World of Warcraft, Dauntless sees players assuming the role of 'Slayers' who are tasked with hunting and killing monsters...

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  • News Reggie And Geoff Thank Fans For Watching This Year's Game Awards

    "We hope everyone had as much fun watching"

    Following the conclusion of The Game Awards 2018, the show's host Geoff Keighley and Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé have shared a post thanking fans far and wide for watching this year's show. You can view the message in the tweet below: What did you think of the announcements at this...

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  • News Stranger Things 3: The Game Is Creeping Onto All Platforms

    A retro throwback

    Developer BonusXP will be bringing Stranger Things 3: The Game to "all platforms" including the Nintendo Switch in the near future. The reveal of the retro-style game was announced at the 2018 Game Awards. There aren't many details about it at all right now, but it has been confirmed as a follow-up to the previous Stranger Things...

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  • Review This War of Mine Complete Edition - A Downbeat Survival Sim That Still Deserves Your Attention

    Real survival horror

    One of Switch’s greatest strengths (besides its central ‘homeheld’ gimmick) must be the sheer breadth of available software. Whatever our mood, the menu screen’s glorious spectrum of icons always has something that’ll hit the spot, running the gamut from rainbow escapism to grey, gritty realism – and This War of Mine...

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  • Review Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax - Mech A Date With This Likeably Chaotic Shmup

    Shoot for the stars

    It is the year 2087, and hostile forces are causing chaos all over the galaxy, but that’s where the Galaxy Warriors come in, a mech-piloting team of five with a variety of weapons at their disposal. The plan? “I would suggest flying to the right and blowing up everything” comments one character. Stardust Galaxy Warriors:...

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  • Video GungHo Online Entertainment Releases New Teaser Trailer For Ninjala

    Learn about the lore

    GungHo's upcoming Switch release Ninjala has just received a new teaser trailer that explains a bit about the in-game lore while giving us a closer look at the playable characters. Basically, according to the above clip, ninja masters used to rule the lands until one day they disappeared altogether. After this, the video cuts...

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  • News Pop Album Video Game Sayonara Wild Hearts Arrives On Switch In 2019

    A euphoric dream

    Annapurna Interactive and Simogo are bringing what it is described as "pop album video game" to Nintendo Switch in 2019. The announcement was the first game reveal made at this year's Game Awards. Sayonara Wild Hearts for the Switch brings together music, neon vibes and a bunch of bike gangs. Here's an overview courtesy of Gematsu:...

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  • News You Can Now Battle With A Fancy McLaren 570S In Rocket League On Switch

    Brum!

    As if its wonderfully addictive gameplay wasn't enough, Rocket League keeps on getting new content to keep players hooked. Today publisher Psyonix, in partnership with the world-famous McLaren Automotive, launched the McLaren 570S Car Pack in the game. It will cost $1.99 or thereabouts in your local territory. The pack introduces the ultimate...

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  • News Diggerman Bringing Arcade Digging Action To Switch eShop Soon

    An arcade story of love and mud!

    Don't you hate it when you are just minding your own business and then a huge angry mole kidnaps your sweetheart? This is the dilemma that Diggerman finds himself in, and his solution, of course, is to dig. Forever Entertainment will be bringing this arcade-style game to the Switch just in time for Christmas, it...

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  • Live Stream Watch Our Super Smash Battles Tournament!

    C'mon Alex "Sonic" Olney!!!

    You may have noticed over the past few weeks that to celebrate the launch of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Nintendo Switch we're hosting a live tournament dubbed "Smash Battles Live" from the Loading Bar in London. Along with a series of YouTube videos, we hosted a

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Thursday6th Dec 2018

  • Gallery Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Full Character Roster (Final List Updated)

    Gotta Smash-em all!

    At E3 2018 Nintendo announced that the latest version of Smash Bros. would be called Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. They weren't kidding about the title either, every single character that has ever appeared in any previous Smash Bros. game will be available on the Nintendo Switch incarnation. Crikey. Along with updated moves and...

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  • Review Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - The Absolute Pinnacle Of Nintendo's Fighting Series

    Still no playable Waluigi, though

    Crossovers happen all the time in games, films, TV shows and just about every other form of media out there, but none of them can really be compared to Super Smash Bros.; no, not even that film that you’re thinking of. So it’s beyond a bold move to name the latest entry in a series ‘Ultimate’, thus raising...

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  • Random Rapper Soulja Boy Just Launched A Pair Of Game Consoles, So Of Course There's A Catch

    Soulja Boy tells ’em (to buy these trash machines)

    We pride ourselves on only listening to music recorded before 1999 here at Nintendo Life, so prior to being chained to a desk and forced to write this story, we had absolutely no idea who Soulja Boy was, what songs he'd done or why he's such a big deal. A few minutes of slack-jawed research later,...

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  • Review Ark: Survival Evolved - An Ambitious Survival Epic That's Borderline Unplayable On Switch

    Extinction event

    Nintendo Switch has played host to some truly remarkable ports during its second year. From the remarkably smooth performance of Paladins and Fortnite down to the sheer technical alchemy that went into Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and Warframe, it's clear that when the right game is in the right hands, wondrous things c

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  • Random Masahiro Sakurai Immortalised As A Super Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo

    A new challenger is approaching!

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will grow Nintendo's amiibo library with its inclusion of a bunch of new and returning fighters. There's a current total of 70 fighters to collect in figurine form. If this current list and the upcoming DLC fighters weren't already enough, two fans have gone the extra mile creating a Super...

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  • Feature How A Chinese Studio Has Revived Fire Emblem's Biggest Rival, Langrisser

    And there's the chance it could come to Switch

    While Nintendo's Fire Emblem series is world famous, Masaya's Langrisser franchise (you might know it better as Warsong, the western name given to the original Mega Drive / Genesis game) is less well known; its origins line in a series of turn-based strategy titles on the PC Engine, and during the early...

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  • Deals There's Really Never Been A Better Time To Buy Starlink On Switch

    Do a barrel roll for these crazy prices

    Sometimes a publisher takes a punt on developing a new IP in the hope it might spawn an exciting new franchise. Sometimes it works out, but more often than not they can be met with tumbleweeds, as seems to be the case with Ubisoft's Starlink: Battle for Atlas. It's a crying shame, as

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  • Nintendo Download 6th December (North America)

    Katamari Damacy, SEGA Genesis Classics and SMASH ULTIMATE!

    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 a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Nintendo Switch retail: Super Smash Bros...

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  • Reminder Sega Mega Drive Classics Is Out On Switch Today, Here's The Launch Trailer

    Or tomorrow in North America

    Sega Mega Drive Classics (or Sega Genesis Classics for our chums in North America) has finally made its way to Switch today. To celebrate, Sega has released a shiny new launch trailer which we've lovingly shared for you above. You likely know all about this one by now - and may well have started playing your copy...

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  • News Capcom Is Working On A Mystery Game That Will Surprise Fans

    What could it be?

    In a recent interview with Famitsu (as translated by ResetEra), Capcom's senior producer Jun Takeuchi said the Japanese company wanted to expand in size so it could handle four major projects at once. "If we keep gradually increasing the size of our staff, I'm thinking that at some point maybe we might be able to handle four...

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  • News The Switch Is Getting Its Very Own Santa Tracker For Christmas

    Who needs Netflix anyway?

    December is playing host to a number of fantastic game releases on Nintendo Switch, with plenty of titles launching for the system on the run-up to Christmas and even on Christmas Eve itself. One piece of software we didn't expect to be reporting on, however, is the Santa Tracker. Yes, set to be available from the Switch's...

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  • Nintendo Download 6th December (Europe)

    Smash! Gear.Club! Toki!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived (not quite on time), 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 a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail - New Releases: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate...

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  • News Super Smash Bros. Inspired Splatfest Will Take Place In Splatoon 2 Next Week

    Good vs. evil

    If you're willing to take a break from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate later next week, you might be able to allocate some time to the next Splatfest in Splatoon 2. The worldwide event will be a Super Smash Bros. special, asking players to side with heroes or villains. The event starts on 14th December in the US and will take place in...

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  • News Nintendo To Host Smash Ultimate Tournament With Capcom, Konami, Sega And More Later Today

    Make sure to tune in!

    Nintendo has revealed that a gameplay livestream will be taking place today to celebrate tomorrow's launch of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and the competitors taking part are rather special indeed. Hosted by Nintendo UK, this livestream will feature representatives from Capcom, Konami, Square Enix, Bandai Namco, and Sega as...

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  • News The Pokémon Company Appears To Be Developing A New Mobile Title

    Gotta employ 'em all

    Video game companies are always working towards the future. Hiring more employees and developing new games is all part of day-to-day business operations. The Pokémon Company is obviously no different. With this in mind, the Washington-based subsidiary of the company has recently posted a job listing on LinkedIn for a principal...

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  • Gallery Developers Have Been Counting Down The Days To Smash Ultimate With Exclusive Artwork

    (Nearly) everyone is here!

    We're pretty sure you don't need us to tell you this, but Super Smash Bros. Ultimate arrives on Nintendo Switch tomorrow. The hype and excitement around the game's release have been phenomenal to witness (so much so that we can't help but feel for those who aren't particularly into the game), but the agonising wait is...

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  • News Malkyrs: The Interactive Card Game Will Bring Trading Cards To Life On Switch Using NFC Tech

    The stuff of fantasy

    Malkyrs: The Interactive Card Game is a virtual trading card game complete with customisable physical cards, and it's headed to Nintendo Switch next year. Thanks to the NFC technology built into the Switch's Joy-Con (the same tech used for scanning your amiibo) these physical cards can be played by placing them on your...

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  • News Player Spending In Dragalia Lost Has Surpassed $50 Million Since Launching In September

    New sensation

    Dragalia Lost has been a tremendous success for Nintendo and Cygames since its limited launch in September. Within the first two weeks, it outperformed Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp and went on to become Nintendo's second largest mobile launch in the US and Japan. According to the latest data from Sensor Tower, the game has now grossed...

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  • News TIME Recognises Nintendo Labo As One Of The Best Inventions of 2018

    The real winner is cardboard

    Nintendo Labo was well-received initially but has struggled to maintain sales momentum as the year has progressed. Despite its inability to generate mass appeal, Nintendo has been able to roll out educational programs and also create

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  • News Devolver Digital Announces Ape Out, An Intense Smash 'Em Up Rampaging Onto Switch Next Year

    Intense is definitely the word

    Independent developer Gabe Cuzzillo and game label Devolver Digital have announced Ape Out, a brand new game headed to Switch early next year. This one is described as "a wildly intense and colourfully stylised smash ‘em up about primal escape, rhythmic violence, and frenetic jazz", and we certainly get that vibe...

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  • News Nicalis' Crossover Puzzle-Fighter Crystal Crisis Will Now Launch On Switch In April 2019

    Featuring Cave Story, Binding of Isaac and more

    Previously expected to arrive in "fall 2018", Crystal Crisis now has a new Switch release date of 23rd April 2019. If you've missed the news on this one, Crystal Crisis is a colour-matching combat game featuring fan favourite characters from the likes of Cave Story, The Binding of Isaac, and Tezuka...

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  • News Take A Look At The Signature Edition Of Aragami, Limited To 2,000 Copies

    Scheduled to ship by the third week of February

    The action-adventure stealth game Aragami: Shadow Edition was originally set for release this fall and has since been delayed until early next year. While you wait for its ar

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  • News Fortnite Season 7 Arrives Today With New Locations, Items, Custom Minigames And More

    Winter is here

    Today sees the launch of Season 7 in Fortnite (downtime for the update is taking place at the time of writing) and, as usual, there are lots of changes and additions taking place to keep things fresh. One of the first things you'll notice if you're a keen player of the game is the new set of locations available on the map; expect to...

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  • Watch Tell Us What To Do In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Live!

    A livestream of convenient proportions

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is just around the corner, but that doesn't mean there isn't still plenty you lot are frothing at the mouth to see. And so we invite you to join us in telling us what you want to see, and with any luck, we'll do it, how about that?

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  • News Brief Battles Brings Cheeky Pants-Based "Butt 'Em Up" Action To Switch Next Year

    Yes, that's a real headline

    Adelaide-based indie developer Juicy Cupcake has revealed that its upcoming "butt 'em up" game Brief Battles will be heading to Nintendo Switch in 2019. Following a successful Kickstarter campaign and financial backing from Epic Games, Brief Battles is gearing up to bring "goofy underwear-fueled party game action" to...

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