News - 2017, Week 46

Sunday19th Nov 2017

  • Guide The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Top Tips And Tricks

    And things we wish we knew before playing

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has finally arrived on a Nintendo console for the first time and, for many of you reading this, this could well be the first time that the vast land of Skyrim has been on your screens. The pure size of games like Skyrim can be rather overwhelming and you may well be wondering how...

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    Review Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

    Relax and stay a while

    It’s still hard to comprehend a series as obscure yet mundane as Animal Crossing has had so much success since its inception. Apart from minor similarities to The Sims and Harvest Moon, the concept of the original game wasn’t really akin to any other title available on the market at the time of its release. Unlike the...

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  • News Pokémon Happy Meals Are Coming To McDonald's In The UK

    Gotta scoff them all!

    Like Pokémon? Like eating burgers, nuggets and salty fries? Then have we got some news for you! We've been tipped off that McDonald's outlets in the United Kingdom will soon be getting Pocket Monster-themed Happy Meals complete with collectable plastic toys. The range launches on January 3rd 2018 and will run until...

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    Review RiME

    RiME or reason?

    After what feels like forever, RiME is finally touching down on Switch. The original game had already endured a tortuous development period prior to its launch on PS4, Xbox One and PC earlier in the year, but Nintendo fans have had to suffer an additional wait to get their hands on this promising adventure, which draws comparisons...

  • Guide Super Mario Odyssey: Sand Kingdom Power Moon Locations And Walkthrough

    Every Power Moon location revealed and explained

    Welcome to our ultimate guide for collecting every Power Moon from the Sand Kingdom in Super Mario Odyssey! Below, you'll find maps detailing the exact location for all 89 of the Power Moons located in this Kingdom, as well as descriptions on how to get each and every one of them. The numbers on...

  • Video RiME Is An Example Of How Not To Port A Game To Switch

    It's not all that pretty, to be honest

    RiME's finally out on Switch, and the results are... disappointing. The game's bewitching atmosphere and rewarding puzzles are swallowed up by some irksome performance problems, and in conclusion it's perhaps the worst way to experience the game - yet it's also the most expensive, at the time of writing. Our...

  • News Sonic Forces on Switch Has Solid UK Launch as DOOM Moves Up the Charts

    Super Mario Odyssey is still going strong, too

    Last week brought quite a few major retail releases, with the Switch featuring quite prominently. All told Nintendo's diminutive system had a decent set of results in the UK charts (which don't include eShop sales), albeit with a familiar face still leading the way. In the all-format stakes Sonic...

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    Switch eShop

    Review Tallowmere

    A rogue release

    One genre that has seen a big resurgence in recent years - particularly in indie games - is the roguelike, and some have been popping up on the Switch eShop as a result. Crafting lengthy, well-designed games takes countless man-hours of good work, something that smaller developers will struggle with given limited resources and...

  • Feature 13AM Games on Runbow for Switch and Its Hopes for the Future

    "I wanna use that silly little IR camera. Like, what even is that?"

    It's easy to get drawn into the Switch eShop's current surge in momentum and get a little carried away, declaring it as a bright new dawn for the download store. That does a disservice to the early efforts of the Wii and DSi stores, and the notable improvements and variety of...

  • News Karnov Will Have His Revenge On The Switch eShop This Week

    Data East's Neo Geo brawler coming soon

    Data East's Neo Geo fighting game Karnov’s Revenge is coming to the Switch eShop this week, it has been revealed. Released in 1994, the title showcases 13 different fighters - including the titular Karnov, who previously starred in his own 1987 arcade action title. In some regions it went under the...

  • Random Looking Back On That Time When Mario Gatecrashed The UK Music Charts

    "We were shown into their boardroom, and in walked Miyamoto himself"

    We don't see many of them these days but once upon a time video games were prime inspiration for novelty songs. Titles like Pac-Man and Space Invaders both inspired popular singles, and in 1992 the situation was no different as tracks based on both Super Mario Land and Tetris...

  • News Mario Party: The Top 100 Gets a New Festive Release Date in Europe

    It's par-tay time

    Mario Party: The Top 100 is out now in North America - yes, we're working on bringing you a review - and promises much, combining some of the most popular games in the IP's history. It's been one of those split releases, though, with Nintendo of Europe previously stating it'd arrive in January. In a move somewhat reminiscent of...

  • News Aces of the Luftwaffe: Squadron Flies Onto the Switch eShop This Week

    Blast everything away with friends

    Announced somewhat quietly in the Summer before featuring in a recent Nindie sizzle reel, Aces of the Luftwaffe - Squadron is now just a few days away from release on the Nintendo Switch. Somewhat different from the non 'Squadron' release previously seen on smart devices, this is a vertically scrolling shooter with...

  • Video Check Out The Canned Justice League Game That Almost Came To Wii

    For justice!

    The upcoming Justice League movie marks the end of many years of speculation about how Hollywood would adapt one of DC Comics' most famous properties. A film based around the heroic exploits of this superhero team has been mooted for many years, and back in 2009 it very nearly happened with Mad Max director George Miller at the helm...

  • News Gradius III Gets the MSU1 Digital Audio Enhancement Treatment


    Shmups! We love them and we are not shy to admit it.The Super Nintendo always fell short to the lush number of shmup offerings present on the PC Engine, Mega Drive and even the NES / Famicom. Yet whisper Axelay in the wind and a wave of awe will overcome everyone. However, today's news is in regard to another classic Konami shmup, the early...

  • Video Watch The Super Mario Odyssey Dominoes Come Toppling Down

    More dominoes than power-moons!

    Sometimes you stumble across a video in your YouTube recommendations and are left rather wowed by what you've seen. It's another one of those wow moments as YouTuber TheDominoKing has recreated the expansive world of Super Mario Odyssey in domino form. The display in the video above consists of 148,777...