News - 2017, Week 37

Sunday17th Sep 2017

  • News NES Title Golf is Hidden On Every Switch Console

    (hidden) Hole in one!

    We already knew that every Switch firmware comes with a built-in NES emulator. But further investigation by some very dedicated people has uncovered quite the bogey: the codename of the emulator "flog" spelled backwards is "golf"... that happens to be exactly what those 24 kilobytes happen to be, the NES version of Golf! You...

  • Feature The Complete History of Rockstar Games on Nintendo Platforms

    The good, the bad & the controversial

    Rockstar Games is a business powerhouse at the top of the gaming industry. Producing sales figures some developers could only dream of, with the Grand Theft Auto series reaching over 150 million copies sold, the studio rarely puts a foot wrong. On 7th September it was announced that 1940’s crime title...

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    Switch eShop / Neo Geo

    Review Spin Master

    Short but sweet arcade action

    The fiendish Dr. De Playne has taken Johnny’s treasure map and his girlfriend Mary. A globe-trotting adventure follows as you attempt to get both back, either by yourself or with the help of a friend who is given control of the identically handling Tom.  Despite featuring different characters and a more modern...

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  • News Nintendo Switch Online Version 1.1.0 Is Now Available for Download

    Well, it's sort of fixed

    When Nintendo released its Nintendo Switch Online app for smart devices, it’s not entirely off base to say that it was a complete dumpster fire. The app was hokey and difficult to use, prevented you from using any other apps beside it, and demanded that your phone’s screen be on all the time. In short, it was next to...

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    3DS

    Review Monster Hunter Stories

    Pocket Monsters

    Capcom’s Monster Hunter series has become something of a runaway success since its 2004 debut on the PlayStation 2, reaching millions of players on various platforms, and spawning an explosion of similar games in the ‘Hunter’ mold. Action RPGs with a focus on multiplayer teamwork and lengthy battles against massive monsters,...

  • News Free-To-Play MOBA Arena Of Valor Is Fighting Towards Switch

    5v5 online battles start in beta this winter

    Tencent Games is bringing its free-to-play MOBA Arena of Valor to the Nintendo Switch, it has been revealed during today's Nintendo Direct. The game will receive a beta test this winter, and showcases 5v5 multiplayer online battles. It has previously been available on iOS and Android. Will you be...

  • News Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Is Coming To Switch In 2018

    It's time to rewrite history

    Bethesda has revealed during today's Nintendo Direct that it is bringing Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus to the Nintendo Switch. The FPS - which is the sequel to the rebooted Wolfenstein - places you in the boots of William "B.J." Blazkowicz as he attempts to trigger a second American revolution in an alternate...

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    Switch eShop

    Review Double Dragon 4

    Double trouble

    Double Dragon is one of the most famous fighting games of all time, but it's very of its time, too. For a side-scrolling brawler in the '80s, it set the bar high with a complex move-set, loads of enemies on-screen at once and a great soundtrack; its status was amplified by some excellent NES ports and the almost compulsory terrible...

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