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  • News WarGroove Delayed Until Q1 2019, Chucklefish Wants To Provide A "Robust Package"

    Was initially aiming for a late 2018 release

    Last time when we checked on the Chucklefish Switch eShop title WarGroove, the game had no release date. Apparently, the developer was aiming for a 2018 launch all along and that's now been pushed back to Q1 2019. Here's exactly what was said in a recent progress report on the developer blog: Initially...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Soapbox Huawei's Not The First Company To Vie For Nintendo's Portable Crown, And It Won't Be The Last

    Riding on Nintendo's coat-tails might not be the silliest idea...

    Soapbox features enable our individual writers to voice their own opinions on hot topics, opinions that may not necessarily be the voice of the site. In this piece, editor Damien picks apart Huawei's recent bold claims that its new Mate 20 X smartphone trumps the Nintendo Switch as a...

    • Features
    • Soapbox
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Huawei
    • Smartphones
  • Video Cloud Gaming Is Viable In The Future Based On This Assassin's Creed Odyssey Review

    "I'm actually kind of a believer now"

    There's been some serious doubt when it comes to companies trying to make cloud gaming on console devices a thing. Ubisoft's CEO Yves Guillemot has previously mentioned the future of the video game industry is streaming. In saying this, if you don't have a top tier internet connection or live in a country with...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Japan
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (October 20th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    Sitting at the end of a week which has seen two particularly high profile Switch releases, it perhaps comes as no surprise that many members of the NL team are getting stuck into Ubisoft's space extravaganza and FromSoftware's exploration of hellish landscapes. As always, you can check out all of the games...

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • News Capcom's Update For Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Arrives Next Week

    Improvements and fixes

    This year the Street Fighter series is celebrating its 30th anniversary. To celebrate, Capcom released the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection - comprised of 12 iconic games. Anyone who has been playing this game since its release will be pleased to hear an update is on the way to the Nintendo Switch version on 23rd...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Capcom
    • Street Fighter
  • News Shakedown Hawaii Releasing On Switch And 3DS Early Next Year

    Run a criminal empire

    If you enjoyed Retro City Rampage by Vblank Entertainment on WiiWare, it might be worth taking a look at the new gameplay overview trailer for its successor Shakedown Hawaii. The game was originally scheduled to arrive in 2017 on the 3DS and Nintendo Switch and has since been pushed back to Q1 2019. Surprisingly, the 3DS...

    • Switch eShop
    • 3DS eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Director Junichi Masuda Explains Why Eevee Is One Of The Stars In Pokémon Let's Go

    "I kind of realised that a lot of fans really do love Eevee"

    Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! features Eevee as one of the game's stars. Pikachu's selection needs no explanation - being the face of the series internationally since its inception, but how exactly did Eevee's inclusion come about? During the latest episode of Nintendo...

    • Pokemon
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

Friday19th Oct 2018

  • News The Latest Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Glitch Lets Players Fly So Fast That The Game Can't Keep Up

    The 'bullet time bounce'

    By this point, players have managed to manipulate The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's huge number of interactive possibilities to find almost as many glitches as there are those pesky Koroks, and the latest discovery is both amusing and practical. Dubbed the 'bullet time bounce', this new find has players jumping on...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Zelda
  • News Both Xenoblade Chronicles 2 And Torna – The Golden Country Have Just Been Updated

    Fixes everywhere

    If you're a keen Xenoblade Chronicles 2 fan, sinking every precious hour you have into its addictively gripping ways, you may be pleased to hear that a new update has just arrived for both the main game, and the newly released expansion Torna - The Golden Country, fixing various bugs and issues across the board. Proud owners of the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xenoblade
    • Updates
  • Random Hollywood Legend John Carpenter Doesn't Think Much Of Nintendo Labo

    "Frankly, this thing sucks"

    John Carpenter's contribution to horror cinema simply cannot be understated; via titles like Halloween, The Thing and They Live, he has helped to shape the kind of fright-heavy flicks we know and love - and that's not to mention his many excellent films outside of the genre, such as Escape from New York, Big Trouble in...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Labo
    • Random
  • Random It Turns Out Odyssey Wasn't The First Game To Display Mario's Nipples

    1 x 1 pixel edition

    Before Bowsette took the internet by storm, Mario's nipples were all the rage online. This obsession started when a Nintendo Direct prior to the release of Super Mario Odyssey last year showed the iconic mascot running about with no shirt on. The sight of Mario's bare chest set the internet alight, resulting in plenty of...

    • Random
    • Nintendo
    • Super Mario
  • News Fighting Game One Strike Removed From Switch eShop Due To Copyright Infringement

    An update is being prepared

    In what is quite an unusual turn of events, Switch fighter One Strike has been removed from the eShop in Japan (with a worldwide takedown set to follow) due to a copyright infringement. Currently, heading to the game's Japanese store page simply shows an error, stating that “this software is currently not available",...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News Zelda-Inspired Hazelnut Bastille Wants To Bring SNES Magic To Switch, Kickstarter Coming Soon

    And it looks absolutely gorgeous

    The last few years have seen a steady rise in retro-style games flooding the modern market, with the Switch already being home to countless 8-bit and 16-bit adventures all desperately trying to pull you in with their nostalgia-inducing ways. Sometimes, these games are truly something special (Octopath Traveler,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Kickstarter
  • News Wario's Latest Microgame Collection On 3DS Wasn't Just A Quick Money Grab

    There was a serious selection process

    WarioWare Gold on the 3DS is arguably the definitive Warioware collection with the inclusion of the best 300 microgames covering every title in the series from the original 2003 Game Boy Advance release to the slightly more recent 2013 Wii U game. As fantastic as the new microgame collection is, there are...

    • 3DS
    • 3DS eShop
    • Nintendo
    • Wario
  • News Starlink: Battle For Atlas Starter Packages In The US Are Missing Game Cards And Cases

    Uh-oh

    Ubisoft's space shooter Starlink: Battle for Atlas is now available on the Nintendo Switch. As more and more people purchase the new toys-to-life game, it's been discovered a number of packages in the US have been shipped without the game case and card. At this point in time the issue appears to be isolated to starter pack versions of the game...

    • Ubisoft
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • Review Sinner: Sacrifice For Redemption - A Distilled But Ultimately Disappointing Dark Souls Wannabe

    Like a boss?

    FromSoftware's ‘SoulsBorne’ series has plenty of defining features that set it apart from its contemporaries. Obtuse storytelling. Mercilessly precise combat models. Mazelike hubs to explore. But none of these elements hold quite as much tangible power as the series’ (mostly) breathtaking bosses. From the tag-team nightmare of...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Sinner
  • Guide Pokémon GO Stat Changes - The October 2018 Gen 4 Update Explained

    Life is Blissey

    Pokémon GO finally received its hotly-anticipated Gen 4 update yesterday, introducing a bunch of new monsters into the various facets of the game for you to catch all over again. Not all of the 107 Gen 4 Pokémon are available from the get-go, though. Instead, the rest will roll out intermittently, just like Niantic did with the...

    • Features
    • Guides
    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Go
    • Mobile
  • News Poké Ball Plus Gets Its Own Safety Warning In Pokémon: Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee

    Play safe

    Most products and devices nowadays come with an excessive amount of safety warnings, labels and instructions because people often do silly things. In 2006, Nintendo joined this movement to prevent people from throwing Wii Remotes straight into their televisions. The Switch also runs a similar warning about attaching the wrist straps when...

    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
  • News UK Gaming Magazines GamesMaster and GamesTM Set To Close Next Month

    Staff will be "redeployed"

    British magazine publisher Future plc has revealed that both GamesMaster and GamesTM will release their last issues next month. Between them, the two magazines have spent over 40 years gracing the UK's shelves, with GamesMaster being around since 1993, and GamesTM launching a little more recently in 2002. Both magazines...

    • Gaming
    • UK
    • Industry
  • Video Dark Souls: Remastered Is Out On Switch Today, Here's A Juicy Launch Trailer To Celebrate

    Are you getting a copy?

    As you've probably already figured out from this article's title, Dark Souls: Remastered launches on Nintendo Switch today. To celebrate, Nintendo has released a brand new launch trailer to drum up the hype and get you in the mood for multiple, grizzly deaths. Yes, it's finally time for Switch owners to embark on their...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Dark Souls
    • Video
  • Feature Two Tribes On Why Swap This! Is A Puzzler Not To Be Missed And The Studio's Future

    "We know a lot of people are sceptical"

    Earlier this week, developer Two Tribes (famous for titles such as Toki Tori and RIVE amongst many others) teased an upcoming game. The collective mind of the internet used its almighty brain power to work out that it could be a Switch version of

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Features
    • Interviews
  • News Sneaky Ninja Developer Won't Leave Wii U Fans Hanging After Waiting For So Long

    A stealthy switch

    If you were about during the Wii U era, you might recall a 2015 Kickstarter project for the 2D stealth platformer Sneaky Ninja. After a successful campaign, the plan was to release it on Nintendo's latest system at the time, but this never actually happened. Fast forward to 2018, and the game's develope

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Check Out This Super-Colourful Wave Of Pokémon Merchandise Soon Landing In Japan

    Available next month

    One of the many things that Japan is absolutely brilliant at is providing endless amounts of Pokémon merchandise. From a complete set of all original 151 Pokémon in plush form, to a humongous Lapras toy that could easily carry a small army of children around, there will absolutely be something for you. The official Pokémon...

    • Pokemon
    • Accessories
    • Toys
  • News Switch Puzzle Game Hexologic Has Been Updated With 50% More Content Free Of Charge

    Time to check it out?

    Switch puzzler Hexologic has just received a rather substantial update, giving players 50% more content to play through with no extra charge. If you're unfamiliar with the game, Hexologic is a hex-based puzzler which uses tile-based riddles to work the minds of its players. It's said to be quite the challenge, "even to the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
  • News 3D Arcade Brawler Varion Will Be Blasting Onto Switch On 8th November

    Fast-paced battles aplenty

    Developer Light Maze has revealed that its upcoming arcade brawler Varion will be lighting up a Nintendo Switch near you on 8th November. The game is described as a "3D arcade action top-down brawler", featuring couch multiplayer battles for one-to-four players. As you can likely tell from the trailer above, the game is...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News John Szczepaniak's Untold History Of Japanese Game Developers Is Reborn As Japansoft: An Oral History

    With new content and images

    Back in 2013, video game journalist and historian John Szczepaniak embarked on a crowdfunded adventure to chart the hitherto untold stories of the Japanese game development community. He flew out to Japan and spoke to some of the unsung heroes of the gaming world - as well as few true legends, such as Henk Rogers and Yuzo...

    • Books
    • Retro
    • Japan
    • John Szczepaniak
  • News Rising Star Brings Platform Puzzler Storm In A Teacup To Switch eShop Next Week

    Enter a dream-like world

    If you're in need of a platform puzzle fix, Cobra Mobile and the publisher Rising Star Games are bringing the magical title Storm in a Teacup to the Switch eShop next week, on 25th October for $2.99. Here's the full description below: Storm in a Teacup takes place in a dream-like world that Cloud, the brother to main...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

Thursday18th Oct 2018

  • Review Dark Souls: Remastered - Perfect Portable Punishment

    Git gud on the go

    The Nintendo Switch has played host to countless ports in the relatively brief 18 months it’s been on the market, but every so often one comes along that brings with it all the prestige and reverence that made it such a touchstone elsewhere. Last year, that game was arguably The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, a port that was made all...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Dark Souls Remastered
    • Dark Souls
  • News NBA Playgrounds Is No Longer Available To Purchase From The Switch eShop

    Bye-bye

    NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 is now available on the Nintendo Switch. In the lead up to its release, Saber Interactive said it was hoping to bounce back from the original NBA Playgrounds game which had an incredibly bumpy launch on the Switch. To help recover from this troubled period, the original game (including the DLC) is now no longer able to...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Random Former American President Barack Obama Doesn't Care About Pokémon, So Go And Vote

    "That doesn't mean it won't keep on coming back"

    Citizens of America, the former and 44th president of the United States wants you to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. Sitting down with media company ATTN recently, Barack Obama made it clear he didn't care about seven common excuses used by your friends for not voting. Right off the bat, the...

    • Random
    • Pokemon
    • America
  • Talking Point Nintendo Has Stumbled With Switch Online, But It Can Learn From Its Mistakes

    "Learning when and how to react is not a natural skill"

    It's long been said – mostly by the company's critics, admittedly - that Nintendo 'doesn't get' online. While Microsoft and Sony (and, you could argue, Sega) led the charge when it came to connecting console gamers to the World Wide Web, Nintendo was happy to sit back and focus on producing...

    • Feature
    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Online
  • News Play Diablo III In Style With This Nintendo Switch Wireless Controller

    With customisable buttons

    With Diablo III Eternal Collection just around the corner, it's almost time to get stuck into all of the lovely content the game has to offer. If you're wanting to play the game in style, though, you might just want to get yourself one of these Diablo III-themed controllers from accessory maker PowerA. Of course, it was...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Accessories
  • News Monolith Soft Director Would "Love" Xenoblade Chronicles X On Switch, Money Stands In The Way

    "Re-creating it would be really difficult"

    With Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - and Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country - all sealed up and completed, the series' fanbase will no doubt be wondering what's on the horizon for the franchise. We know that Monolith Soft has been hiring for a mysterious new RPG project, and we also kno

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Monolith Soft
    • Xenoblade
    • Wii U
  • Nintendo Download 18th October (North America)

    Dark Souls, Zarvot, Just Dance!

    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: Dark Souls: Remastered (Bandai Namco, Fri...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • Guide Starlink Buyer's Guide - What You Get In The Physical And Digital Editions

    Don't just (Ar)wing it!

    Starlink: Battle for Atlas is a pretty decent alternative to Star Fox, it seems. You fly the Arwing seamlessly between a variety of different planets, shooting everything that moves while throwing shade at Slippy. What more could you possibly want? Depending on the version you purchase, you might even nab yourself a lovely...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Features
    • Guides
    • Starlink: Battle for Atlas
  • Nintendo Download 18th October (Europe)

    Starlink, LEGO DC Super-Villains, Valkyria Chronicles!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe 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! Switch Retail - New Releases: NBA 2K Playgrounds 2...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News You Can Thank The GameCube For Katamari Damacy, According To Creator Keita Takahashi

    A developer-friendly platform

    Katamari Damacy Reroll arrives on the Switch at the end of November. This is the first time a game in the series will be made available on a Nintendo platform. As previously noted, it's a slightly enhanced version of the original Namco title first released on the PlayStation 2 in 2004. Interestingly, a new book about...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Keita Takahashi
    • Bandai Namco
    • GameCube
  • Video Get A First Look At Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu And Eevee's Master Trainers

    151 to find and challenge

    This week has seen more Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! news appearing in front of us than those pesky wild Zubat in the murky depths of Mt. Moon, but we've got yet another trailer for you which shows off one of the game's most recently-revealed features (with a nice little nod to the anime at the end,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Video
  • News Zombie Outfit Brings The Spooky Season To Super Mario Odyssey

    New filters added as well

    In line with Halloween, Nintendo has added Zombie Headwear and a Zombie Outfit to Super Mario Odyssey on the Switch. The dangerous headwear will cost 3,000 gold coins and the undead outfit will set you back 5,000 gold coins. This follows on from last month's addition of a Conductor wig and outfit. That's not all, though...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario Odyssey
  • News Pre-Orders Are Now Open For These Customisable GameCube Controllers For Switch

    To C stick, or not to C stick?

    If you're as excited as we are for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, you're probably already thinking about the glorious day on which you can finally get stuck into the game this December. If you just so happen to be a fan of the classic GameCube controller, too, then these could well be the perfect choice for...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Gamecube
    • Accessories
  • Review The Room - A Touchscreen Classic That Feels a Little Sparse On A Home Console

    A spare room

    How time flies! The Room was first released on iPad back in 2012 and the moody, touch-based puzzler struck a chord on the platform. Back then Apple’s tablet played host to many awkward ports of ‘proper’ console games, but developer Fireproof offered a bespoke experience that took advantage of the touchscreen in novel and natural...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • The Room
  • Video Digital Foundry Praises Luigi's Mansion's "Completely Revamped" Visuals On 3DS

    But there are pros and cons

    Originally releasing as a launch title for the GameCube back in 2001, Luigi's Mansion has just been reworked for a release on Nintendo 3DS, launching in North America last week and in Europe tomorrow. It's an interesting little project - what was a launch title for one console is arriving at the very latter stages of...

    • 3DS
    • Luigi's Mansion
    • Video
    • Digital Foundry
  • Video See SNK 40th Anniversary Collection's First Set Of Free DLC Games In Action

    Here are the first five

    With SNK 40th Anniversary Collection just around the corner, NIS America has shared a new trailer which gives us a quick look at the first set of free DLC titles headed to the game. If you haven't already heard the news, the base collection - which is set to launch on 13th November - is going to be expanded with a

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Video
  • News Kunio-kun: The World Classic Collection Adds Double Dragon Trilogy

    Billy, Jimmy and Bimmy too!

    Arc System Works has revealed that the already impressive compilation of Kunio's finest outings is also getting a triple dose of Double Dragon. The original NES/Famicom trilogy will be a part of a 'Related Games' section included in Kunio-kun: The World Classic Collection, adding further retro gaming value to what was...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Kunio-kun
    • Double Dragon
  • News Super Mario Party Slips To Second Place In Japanese Charts, Switch Still Best-Selling Console

    Black Ops 4 steals top spot

    Super Mario Party has just faced its second week in stores, and Japanese figures (from 8th - 14th October) report that its sales have remained relatively high, despite dropping to second place in the charts. The new rival taking over that prized top spot is, of course, the newly-released Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • News The Card Game Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission Is Coming To Switch

    Prepare for the ultimate battle

    If you're a Dragon Ball fan who lives in Japan and also happens to own a Switch, we've got some exciting news to share courtesy of this week's issue of V-Jump. Dimps Corporation is bringing Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission to Nintendo's hybrid platform (as can be seen in the scan above). It's described as a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Japan
  • News Youtubers Life: OMG Edition Is A Thing And It's Headed To Switch Next Month

    Make sure to like, comment and subscribe!

    Raiser Games and U-Play Online have revealed that Youtubers Life: OMG Edition is headed to Nintendo Switch. We don't have long to wait to check it out, either, as it's scheduled to launch for the system on 14th November. Youtubers Life is a simulation game where - you guessed it - you can become the most...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News EA Will Add Usain Bolt To FIFA 19 If He Can Secure A Professional Contract

    The fastest footballer

    You may or may not have heard the 32-year old Jamaican Olympic champion Usain Bolt is currently trialling with the Australian club side Central Coast Mariners, who play in the nation’s top flight competition known as the A-League. After training up at multiple clubs around the world - including German powerhouse Dortmund -...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • FIFA
  • News Battlezone Gold Edition Brings Its First-Person Tank Combat To Switch Next Month

    Pre-order now for 15% off

    Publisher Rebellion has revealed that its 1980s arcade game reboot Battlezone Gold Edition will fly onto Nintendo Switch on 8th November. Battlezone Gold Edition throws you into the cockpit of the most advanced weapon ever built - the Cobra tank. As you might expect, this tank must be used in combat, with players taking on...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Random LEGO DC Super-Villains Survey Finds That UK Residents Want Catwoman Over For Dinner

    A useful survey?

    LEGO DC Super-Villains launched earlier this week on Nintendo Switch (or tomorrow, if you're in Europe), giving LEGO fans yet another dose of brick-tastic gameplay to sink their teeth into. To "celebrate the release" of the game, a recent survey was sent out to some lucky UK residents, asking them questions about their favourite DC...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Lego
  • News Skybound Games Expects Episode 3 Of The Walking Dead: The Final Season To Be Released This Year

    Miracle workers

    Earlier this week, Skybound Games announced it would be hosting a Reddit AMA focused on The Walking Dead: The Final Season. Now that it’s wrapped up, here’s what we found out. According to the company’s CEO Ian Howe, production of episode three and four is at a standstill. New release dates for the episodes will be announced...

    • Skybound Games
    • The Walking Dead
    • Telltale
    • Industry
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Splatoon 2 Producer Hisashi Nogami Set To Appear At UK Championship Finals, Tickets Now On Sale

    Contests, signings and freebies await!

    Nintendo UK is gearing up for the Splatoon 2 UK Championship 2018 Grand Final taking place next month, with a truly inkredible number of activities, events, and generally exciting things happening at the show. Taking place at MCM Comic Con Birmingham at the NEC on 24-25th November, the event will crown the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 2
    • UK

Wednesday17th Oct 2018

  • Guide Pokémon GO Raids - All Raid Bosses And Best Counters Listed By Tier (Updated)

    Updated for gen 4

    Wed 17th Oct, 2018 13:00 BST: Updated with the recent gen 4 raid bosses and the best counters. We've also streamlined the counters by only including the best three. That way there's a bit less clutter. Raids in Pokémon GO require teamwork from all nearby players to bring down powerful Pokémon known as Raid Bosses. Not only do...

    • Pokemon GO
    • Pokemon
    • Mobile
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News Huawei Is Launching A New Gaming Phone To Rival The Switch, And It Costs Over $1,000

    "The best portable mobile gaming machine"

    The Nintendo Switch is a gaming console that currently sits within its own little corner of the gaming market, with other major platforms such as Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One offering a different - and more traditional - approach to hardware design which appeal to customers in different...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mobile
    • Smartphones
  • Video The Nintendo 64 Classic Mini "Leak" is Completely Fake

    "I would bet money that this isn't real"

    If you keep up to date with the latest happenings in the world of Nintendo, you might have seen a few photos doing the rounds over the weekend of a supposed Nintendo 64 Classic Mini. It's the device that is expected to succeed the incredibly popular mini versions of the NES and Super Nintendo. After a closer...

    • Video
    • Nintendo 64
    • N64
    • Retro
  • Video Huawei Claim their Phone is Better than Nintendo Switch

    Nah Mate

    People love to ride on Nintendo's successes, even when they're not terribly successful, such as the Wii U. So it's no enormous surprise that Huawei compared their new 'gaming phone', the Mate 20 X, to the biggest cock of the handheld gaming walk, the Nintendo Switch. Aside from the fact that claiming something as simply 'better' is...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Huawei
    • Hardware
    • Poll
  • News The Pokémon Let's Go Series Could Progress To Johto If Players Enjoy Lets Go Pikachu And Eevee

    Two series running side by side?

    Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! are just over a month away, with fans on the brink of being transported back to the nostalgic region of Kanto once again - the land first introduced in Pokémon Red and Blue and Pokémon Yellow (from which these new games are heavily inspired). As it turns out, a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Feature Rainway CEO On Streaming, Switch And Clearing The Air Over 'That' Trailer

    "I believe we could have done a better job"

    Streaming portal Rainway is something we've had our eyes on here at Nintendo Life for some time, mainly because from the get-go the company has been keen to stress that, should things ago according to plan, the Nintendo Switch is a big part of the future. The firm has not only shown off the app working on...

    • Features
    • Rainway
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Random Treat Your Loved Ones To These Joy-Con Knife Blade Holders This Holiday Season

    The perfect gift this Christmas

    With the holiday season fast approaching, you may be starting to search for the very best gifts money can buy to present to your nearest and dearest. If you're buying for a gaming fan, it's pretty likely that a Nintendo Switch-themed present could go down rather nicely indeed. Well, as it happens, we've just stumbled...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
  • Gallery Pokémon GO Gen 4 Update: A List Of All Pokémon From The Sinnoh Region - Updated

    The Sinnoh region comes to Pokémon GO

    Wed 17th Oct, 2018 12:00 BST: We've updated this list to highlight the gen 4 Pokémon that you can currently find in Pokémon GO. Luxray and below are not currently available, while everything above is. We'll keep this updated. Niantic has confirmed that Gen 4 Pokémon will arrive soon in Pokémon GO, and we...

    • Features
    • Guides
    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon GO
    • Mobile
  • Review Warriors Orochi 4 - A Boisterous But Samey Sequel That Won't Win Over Naysayers

    They did the Musou Mash

    Developer Omega Force’s hack and slash Warriors games have become a genre in themselves with a fiercely dedicated following and more spin-offs than you’ve had hot dinners. Versions with famous properties – including One Piece, Gundam and Dragon Quest, to name a few – have helped widen the audience but Nintendo gamers...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Warriors Orochi 4
  • News Panic Button Wants To Work On A "Diverse" Range Of Games, Switch Ports Can Be "Really Challenging"

    "At some point, we want to do our own stuff"

    For many, the name 'Panic Button' is almost synonymous with the Nintendo Switch (and especially the process of porting large, third-party games); the studio's recent work on titles such as DOOM and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus has earned it a great deal of respect from owners of the console, and it's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Panic Button
  • News Tokyo's Unofficial Mario Kart Service Continues To Dress Up Riders After Nintendo Wins Lawsuit

    Perhaps a blue shell will sort this out

    Even the law can't stop Tokyo's Mari Mobility company, formerly known as MariCar. After last month's reports the unlicensed Mario Kart business would be required to pay 10 million yen (roughly $88,000) in damages and immediately stop wearing Mario-themed outfits, it was believed Nintendo had finally got its...

    • Mario Kart
    • Nintendo
    • Legal
    • Japan
  • Random DuckTales Artist Creates Hauntingly Good Castlevania Mash-Up Tribute

    Two NES games in one

    Castlevania fever is running high at the moment, with Simon and Richter Belmont arriving in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in December, a new season of the Netflix series airing next week, and this month's release of Castlevania Requiem (which

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  • News Gen 4 Pokémon Have Officially Landed In Pokémon GO, Will Release In Waves Over Time

    Here's a list of the ones available

    Just yesterday, we shared the news that Pokémon GO's Generation 4 update had started to rollout - albeit with some teething problems - but the launch of the next era of the game is now well and truly underway. We've got all the details you need, including which Generation 4 Pokémon you can already find in...

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  • News Fire Emblem Heroes Earns $16.8 Million In The Month Of September

    Another mobile success

    Fire Emblem Heroes is the undisputed king of Nintendo's mobile games. It took just 20 days for players to spend $50 million on the game when it was released in the first quarter of 2017 and since then it has grossed more than $400 million. It doesn't look like the success of this mobile title will be slowing down any time...

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  • News The World Ends With You: Final Remix Might Have Borrowed An Italian Fan's Translation

    "This is something I probably will add to my CV"

    Last week's arrival of The World Ends With You: Final Remix on Nintendo Switch was welcomed with open arms by fans of the original 2007 cult hit on Nintendo DS. One long-time Italian fan known as "Mewster" online, loved Square Enix's game so much, he began translating the original version to his local...

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  • News The Next Yooka-Laylee Adventure Will Be A Crowd-Funded Graphic Novel

    Kickstarter runs until 16th November

    Yooka-Laylee started out life on Kickstarter and went on to become the fastest video game project to hit $1 million on the crowd-funding platform. Following their first outing on the Switch and multiple other systems, the bat and chameleon are now ready for their next adventure. The only catch is it'll take on...

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  • News Steins;Gate Elite Is Getting A Western Limited Edition On Switch With Bonus Game Included

    And a 100+ page artbook

    Steins;Gate Elite will be getting a lovely, fancy limited edition on Nintendo Switch in the west when the game launches next February, it has been confirmed. This newly announced edition appears to contain different goodies to the one released in Japan, including a 100+ page hardcover artbook which features "beautiful"...

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  • News Tony Hawk Meets Destruction Derby In Collidalot, Coming To Switch Next Month

    You'll be colliding. A lot.

    Grunka Munka Games has revealed that its upcoming arena brawler Collidalot is headed to Switch next month, with a 9th November release date now securely in place. Collidalot is a local multiplayer game where players must take part in jet-powered destruction derby action, all with a rail-grinding twist. You'll be piloting...

    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News Sega's Sonic The Hedgehog Series Has Shifted 800 Million Games To Date

    That's a lot of hedgehogs

    The Sonic the Hedgehog series has shifted a whopping 800 million games since its debut in 1991, it has been revealed. The news comes from Sega's annual integrated sales report, a document which goes into great detail on the company's financial state and business strategies, while also giving us a good luck at sales figures...

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  • News Snooker 19 Is Cueing Up A 2019 Release On Nintendo Switch

    Compete against real life stars

    Ripstone Games has revealed that Snooker 19, a brand new, officially licenced snooker title, will be heading to Nintendo Switch next year. Developed by UK-based studio Lab42, Snooker 19 is set to feature 128 of the world’s top players including the likes of Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump, Mark Selby and Ding...

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  • News Moonlighter Opens For Business On 5th November

    Signature Edition also revealed

    Last month, we found out Moonlighter was opening for business in November and Digital Sun Games and 11 Bit Studios have finally given us a release date. The game will arrive on the Switch eShop on the 5th of next month. That's not all, though; in addition to the release date, a physical signature edition has been...

    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News Deru - The Art of Cooperation Will Bring Deadly Team-Based Puzzles To Switch Next Month

    A game four years in the making

    Developed by Ink Kit Studios, Deru - The Art of Cooperation will be bringing its mind-bending puzzles to Nintendo Switch early next month, it has been revealed. Deru is a couch co-op game in which two players must team up to overcome deadly streams of shadow and light. Success will only be found through teamwork,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop

Tuesday16th Oct 2018

  • News A Zelda-Like Open World Pokémon Game Is "Still On The Cards", Says Junichi Masuda

    Potentially for Switch

    With Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! releasing in just one month from today, and with yet another mainline series entry planned for 2019, players of all playstyles and experience levels will have something to get stuck into in the very near future. Of course, we don't know exactly how 2019's game will play...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
  • Feature The Console Wars Are Back With The Analogue Mega Sg, The First FPGA Sega Console

    "We've got no interest in nostalgia gimmicks or making toys"

    In the field of 'new' retro hardware, one name arguably stands out. Analogue started its life with the gloriously insane (and incredibly expensive) wooden Neo Geo MVS, but it was the Analogue Nt that really took the firm to the big leagues. Authentic NES hardware contained in an a

    • Features
    • Analogue
    • Sega
    • Hardware
    • Retro
  • News Pokémon GO's Top Gym Defenders Have Just Been Nerfed As Part Of The Gen 4 Update

    Other Pokémon see large boosts

    Pokémon GO doesn't like to tamper with its beautiful collection of fictional monsters very often, but a big rebalancing of stats has now (kind of) happened, resulting in nerfs and boosts of the usual stars in the game. Let us explain... Last night, an update went live in the game, with eager fans instantly noticing...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Go
    • Mobile
  • News Get Discounts On Zelda, Super Mario RPG And More With The Latest European My Nintendo Rewards

    A Halloween treat

    The second batch of game discounts for October has been released on the European My Nintendo rewards website, giving players the chance to spend their points on yet another line up of 3DS and Wii U games. This time around sees a spooky Zelda classic just in time for Halloween, a Super Mario favourite on SNES, and Game Freak's...

    • My Nintendo
    • Europe
    • 3DS
    • Wii U
  • News Photorealistic Graphics Didn't Match Welcoming Nature Of Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu And Eevee

    "Just wasn't really working"

    While Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! reportedly offers plenty of challenging post-game content for veterans of the series, it's primarily being marketed as an entry-level Pokémon game - with an emphasis on providing a relaxing experience. This applies to the gameplay as well as the audio and visual...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Let's Go Pikachu And Eevee Will Feature 151 Post-Game Master Trainers, One For Each Pokémon

    The ultimate challenge?

    Just yesterday, we shared the news that Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! will feature 'Master Trainers' - "really powerful trainers" who can be found after you've completed the main story. New information has now been revealed for these intriguing battlers, and it sounds like we have a mighty challenge on our...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Morphies Law Had Disappointing Launch, Devs Planning New Free Content To Bring Players Back

    "We need to make a big splash"

    When Switch-exclusive Morphies Law was first announced, and then when it surprise-launched on the eShop just a couple of months ago, its unique online shooter gameplay grabbed the attention of many - ourselves included. Shooting a particular body part sees you steal mass, reducing your opponent's stature and increasing...

    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News This Lovely Boo Bean Bag Chair Will Steal Your Heart, And Your Money

    Pre-orders open now

    If you're looking for a great new chair for your gaming room, a bright and bold feature piece for your front room, or even if you just love cuddly Nintendo things, this Boo bean bag chair is absolutely for you. Boos may well be frightening in Mario's games (in the most adorable way possible, of course) but this one looks like...

    • Nintendo
    • Super Mario
    • Accessories
  • News Team Cherry's Decision To Cancel Hollow Knight On Wii U Was Hard, But Ultimately For The Best

    "We’d promised to get the game on there"

    The indie title Hollow Knight has been a roaring success since it was released on the Nintendo Switch eShop earlier this year. In the first two weeks, the bug-ridden Metroidvania sold over 250,000 copies. The free and final DLC -

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Mega Man 11 Was Developed By Just 40 People, Staff "Very Clear" On Their Own Responsibilities

    Teams often in the hundreds

    The recent launch of Mega Man 11 has brought with it an excellent resurgence for the Blue Bomber, combining the series' much-loved classic gameplay with modern twists to keep things interesting. Despite this development success, though, the team working on the game behind the scenes was made up of just 40 people - a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Capcom
    • Mega Man
  • News Dragon Quest X Could Make It To The West As An Offline Version

    Says Dragon Quest producer

    Dragon Quest executive producer Yū Miyake has expressed his desire to bring the currently Japan-only Dragon Quest X to the west, suggesting that an offline version of the game could be the way to do just that. The news comes from the Super Dragon Quest X TV Fall Festival 10-Hour Special 2018 broadcast, during which...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Dragon Quest
  • Video Adventure Awaits In This New Trailer For Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu And Eevee

    Not long to go now

    In the lead up to Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! next month, Nintendo's UK YouTube channel has released a new trailer. This fresh clip shows some new locations and scenes that haven't previously been displayed. It also provides a glimpse of the character customisation feature - including the ability to change...

    • Video
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    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Ubisoft Releases Cinematic Starlink: Battle For Atlas Launch Trailer

    And now we want a movie

    Starlink: Battle for Atlas is out today on Nintendo Switch, and Ubisoft has shared a brand new launch trailer to celebrate the game's release. As you can see above, the new trailer goes for the epic, cinematic approach, focusing on the dreams of a young boy who wants nothing more than to fly around space in the coolest ship...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Ubisoft
    • Video
  • News Treat Yourself (And Your Ears) To This Stardew Valley Piano Collections Album

    Limited edition CDs available to pre-order

    If you, like many others, are a fan of farming sim and general time-thief Stardew Valley, then you'll no doubt love this piano rendition album of the game's soundtrack. Featuring the very same compositions heard in the game, created by the game's developer ConcernedApe, the album contains 22 tracks...

    • Nintendo Switch
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    • Music
  • News Skybound Games Hosting Reddit AMA For The Walking Dead: The Final Season

    Ask anything

    Following the news of mass layoffs at Telltale last month, Skybound Games announced it had acquired the rights to publish and develop the remaining episodes of The Walking Dead: The Final Season. The Walking Dead: Season Two and

    • Telltale
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Industry
  • News Fortnite Introduces Ranked Online Tournaments, New Two-Seater Vehicle Also Added

    Updates, updates, updates...

    Today sees the release of Fortnite version 6.10, bringing the usual dose of weekly updates to the game's performance and a whole new way to play. Perhaps the biggest inclusion from this latest patch is the addition of in-game tournaments. A new 'Events' tab has been added to the game, with a list of tournaments...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fortnite
    • Updates
    • Switch eShop
  • News Toki Tori Developer Two Tribes Teases Mobile Game Swap This! For Switch eShop

    To be confirmed

    At the start of this month, the Dutch developer Two Tribes - best known for games like Toki Tori and RIVE - said it was bringing another one of its small-sized releases to the Nintendo Switch. A tweet has now been posted, teasing an image of a YouTube trailer: Overlooking demands for a new Toki Tori game, fans have narrowed it...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

Monday15th Oct 2018

  • Review Starlink: Battle For Atlas - A Shining Example Of Open World Star Fox Done Right

    Ubisoft’s new odyssey will have a Mass Effect

    It takes guts to try and revive a dormant genre, especially one that burned bright in the zeitgeist before extinguishing itself just as fast. Activision and Harmonix tried such a feat with Guitar Hero Live and Rock Band 4 back in 2015, but their hopes of a resurgent rhythm-action craze never found the...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Starlink
  • Video Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Mod Adds Bowsette

    Link better watch out

    As Nintendo has nothing to say about the internet's obsession with Bowsette, modders continue to take matters into their own hands by adding the fan-made creation to multiple games. We've previously seen Bowsette as the final boss in

    • Video
    • The Legend of Zelda
    • Bowsette
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  • News This Diablo III Limited Edition Switch Console Hits Stores Next Month

    Update: Exclusive to GameStop in US

    Nintendo has revealed a brand new Diablo III-themed limited edition Switch console set to be available later this year. Scheduled for release on the game's launch date of 2nd November, this Switch bundle includes a console and dock featuring Diablo III artwork, a download code for Diablo III: Eternal Collection,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Hardware
  • Review Mark Of The Ninja: Remastered - A Stellar Stealth Hit That's Better Than Ever

    Hello darkness, my old friend

    In 2012, Klei Entertainment (which would later go on to produce Don’t Starve) debuted Mark of the Ninja on the Xbox Live Arcade, introducing a bold 2D take on the stealth genre. Boasting gorgeous hand-drawn visuals and tight, open-ended gameplay, this new platformer quickly developed a reputation for its quality,...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Mark of the Ninja
  • News Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu And Eevee Will Feature "Master Trainers" After The Main Story

    Time to up the challenge

    Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! have been dividing the opinion of Pokémon fans everywhere since they were first announced; eager fans of the series in its current state - and especially those who play competitively - have expressed concern and even outrage at the games' Pokémon GO-inspired traits, while...

    • Nintendo Switch
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    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Pokémon GO AR+ Is Now Supported On Android Devices

    Real size Pokémon

    It's easy to forget Pokémon GO is an augmented reality mobile game if you don't actually use this feature on a regular basis. Perhaps Niantic's latest news might tempt you to reactivate it, assuming you're an Android user. Following last year's iOS update which added support for the AR kit, ARCore can now be downloaded from the...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Go
    • Niantic
  • News Zen Studios Under Fire For Censorship In Pinball FX3, Explains It Was To Keep Game "Family-Friendly"

    Good intentions

    In September, Zen Studios revealed it had acquired the Williams and Bally pinball collection for Pinball FX3. At the time of the announcement, the Managing Director revealed the development team had grown up admiring these pinball machines and were devoted to treating each of the beloved tables with a great level of respect. Since...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • DLC
  • News This Nintendo Switch 'Safe' Keeps Your Console And Game Card Slot Under Lock And Key

    You can still turn it on, though

    A Nintendo Switch 'Game Console Safe' has appeared on the market, giving customers the chance to rather literally lock their console to its dock for more security. The item is currently being sold on Etsy from seller 3Dexpressions, with its product description highlighting just some of the situations in which it...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
  • Accessory Review tomtoc Nintendo Switch Cases

    A case for every situation

    The Switch is arguably Nintendo's most premium-feeling handheld console ever released, with its smart and sleek design making earlier systems feel a little clunkier (and more able to take a battering) as a result. Thanks to this, as well as the fact that it comes with a whole range of extras that you wouldn't usually need...

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    • Accessories
    • Features
  • News Super Mario Party's First Week Japan Sales Outperform Previous Entry On Wii U

    The life of the party

    In its opening weekend in Japan, Super Mario Party on the Nintendo Switch sold 142,868 copies. Joy-Con sales were also reportedly up by "+200%" (three times the regular amount) during this launch period. It's likely no surprise to hear the game has now significantly outsold sales of the previous entry in the series,

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
  • News The World Ends With You Debuts At Number 21 In UK Charts, Super Mario Party Sales Drop 45%

    Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII on top

    In a week relatively quiet on the Nintendo release front, third-party titles have once again charged their way to the top of the UK charts. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII takes the top spot this time around, with a dramatic fall in physical sales over last year's edition suggesting that the general shift to digital...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Charts
    • UK
  • Random Pokémon Cards Inspired By Edvard Munch's 'The Scream' Are Headed To Japan

    Yep, seriously

    We know that Pokémon's pretty popular, and that the series tends to collaborate with other franchises, retailers, and anything else going, but this is one tie-in we never thought we'd see. Introducing the Edvard Munch x Pokémon Trading Card crossover. With designs for Pikachu, Eevee, Psyduck, Mimikyu, and Rowlet, the cards are...

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  • News Arcade Fighter SkyScrappers Is Punching Its Way To Switch With An Exclusive TATE Mode

    Out later this month

    Ground Shatter and Ant Workshop have revealed that SkyScrappers, an arcade-style, multiplayer fighting game, will be available on Nintendo Switch later this month. The game throws players onto a variety of exploding skyscrapers, where they must race, scrap, and scale their way up crumbling brickwork to reach the top. Players...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Review Tricky Towers - A Tetris-Like Puzzler Best Suited To Multiplayer Madness

    Feel the magic

    Nintendo has always been known for dominating the portable gaming space, but much of its early success can no doubt be chalked up to the viral popularity of Tetris, which came as a pack-in game. The block puzzler has since become an institution of gaming, with a version available on just about every electronic device with a screen and...

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    • Tricky Towers
  • Random Mojang Wants Your Cat In Minecraft

    Is your feline better than the rest?

    Mojang and Microsoft are running a cat contest in Minecraft. Basically, it's a chance for one lucky player to have their very own feline added to the game. Here's how the competition came about: Our excellent pixel artist, Jasper Boestra, has already designed loads of cute-tacular new cat skins that are coming...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • Random This Marimba Rendition Of The Super Mario Bros. Theme Is Utter Perfection

    Do do do, dodo, do, doooo

    The Super Mario Bros. Theme, or 'Overworld Theme', has gone from being just one of six tracks in the original Super Mario Bros., to becoming the theme of the entire series, one of the most instantly recognisable pieces of music in Nintendo's entire library, and arguably one of the most - if not the most - iconic tracks in...

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  • News Pianista: The Legendary Virtuoso Will Bring A Classical Dose Of Rhythm Action To Switch

    A "high-end piano music game"

    Korean developer Superb Corp. has announced Pianista: The Legendary Virtuoso, a rhythm game set to be released on Nintendo Switch. Pianista: The Legendary Virtuoso is described as "a high-end piano music game", featuring music from 23 of the world's greatest composers from the Baroque to the Romantic period. The game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Hand Of Fate 2's The Servant And The Beast DLC Is Headed To Switch "Soon"

    Out now on other platforms

    Defiant Development's deck-building RPG Hand of Fate 2 is receiving a new batch of DLC, with the Switch version set to be released "soon". 'The Servant and the Beast' invites players to return to the Dealer’s table once again, featuring a brand-new campaign that sees our hero strike a bargain with a monstrous entity who...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
    • DLC
  • News Monster Energy Supercross Is Getting A Sequel, And It'll Be Speeding Onto Switch Early Next Year

    'The Official Videogame 2'

    Milestone and Feld Entertainment have officially revealed Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame 2 for release next year. Just like its predecessor, the game will be arriving on Switch. This new edition puts players at the centre of the sport, expanding upon the original game with a renewed career mode (where...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

Sunday14th Oct 2018

  • News Sonic Double Pack For Nintendo Switch Listed On Amazon Italy

    Twice as fast

    Sonic Mania Plus is arguably the greatest Sonic game of all-time. Among critics, it became the highest-rated outing for the blue blur in 25 years. Its original launch in 2017 and DLC update earlier this year also had fantastic sales on the Switch. If you haven't picked up Sonic's latest game in physical form just yet, this latest...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sonic
    • Sega
  • News Square Enix Is Releasing A Demo For Dragon Quest Builders 2

    Build before you buy

    Although the west only received Dragon Quest Builders on the Nintendo Switch at this start of this year, Square Enix is already well into the development cycle of Dragon Quest Builders 2. At a recent Japanese event, producer Noriyoshi Fujimoto revealed the team would start work on a demo for the sequel, once the full version of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
  • News Sega Wants Simultaneous Video Game Releases Worldwide

    Also plans to revive idle IP

    Sega Sammy's integrated report for 2018 has revealed one of the Japan-based company's "Road to 2020" objectives is to simultaneously release games worldwide. The report touches on the localisation of Japanese games and explains how better quality translations result in a more positive reception from players worldwide...

    • Sega
    • Japan
    • Business
  • Random Introducing Gooigi, Your New Co-Op Partner In Luigi's Mansion

    A star is born

    Now that Luigi's Mansion for 3DS has been released in the US, we can apparently share an odd secret about the game that Nintendo requested reviewers not to mention. Even though the remake is based on the 2001 GameCube launch title, the new version of Luigi's Mansion does include some additional features like amiibo support and a...

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    • Nintendo
    • Luigi
  • Feature Our Favourite Mario Party Memories

    The Nintendo Life team share tales of glory and broken friendships

    The Mario Party series is intended to engender friendly competition in a colourful, cartoon-like world, but as we all know, it rarely ends up like that. Few Nintendo franchises are capable of totally destroying relationships like this one, and since the inception of the series in the...

    • Features
    • Mario Party
    • Super Mario Party
  • News Nintendo Aiming To Resolve Mario Tennis Aces Co-Op Challenge Error By 16th October

    Finding a fix

    If you've been playing Mario Tennis Aces on the Nintendo Switch recently with a friend or family member, you may have encountered an error where the software immediately closes when you enter the "Co-Op Challenge" mode. Nintendo has now issued an update on the situation in the support section of its website - with a fix expected to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Mario