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  • News Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Version 1.2.0 Is Now Live

    Fixes and adjustments

    Version 1.2.0 of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has already arrived. To perform the update manually, access the software update from the Switch HOME Menu. As for what this update actually does - apart from wiping your replays - it's mostly a bunch of technical tweaks. There have also been some adjustments made to particular...

  • News 3DS System Update 11.9.0-42 Is Now Live

    More stability

    In preparation for the Christmas period later this month, Nintendo has rolled out a new firmware update for the Nintendo 3DS. Version 11.9.0-42 is by no means a game changer. Once again, it's a minor update that aims to enhance the overall user experience and prevent any nasty exploits. Here's what you can expect in this latest...

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  • News Stardew Valley Multiplayer Could Be Ready As Soon As Next Month

    ConcernedApe gives an update

    Indie developer Eric Barone, the man behind studio ConcernedApe and hit farming simulator Stardew Valley, has just offered a new update on the game's upcoming multiplayer mode. In a post on Twitter, Barone confirmed he's, "still making good progress on fixing bugs," and that, "if all goes well it should be ready in...

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  • News ARMS Update Adds LAN Play and Arena Mode

    Woah-oh-oh-oh-ohhhhhh

    Rather like we saw with Splatoon, Nintendo has promised frequent free updates and content for ARMS. The first part of the Switch title's growth has now arrived with the update to version 1.1.0. First of all we have an extra option for local multiplayer, specifically within the 'Local' mode where you connect with other owners...

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  • News Mandatory Pokémon Sun and Moon Update Fixes Glitches

    Say goodbye to viewing your old battle videos

    Pokémon Sun and Moon has been a significant success for The Pokémon Company, Game Freak and Nintendo, kickstarting a new generation for the series - naturally, though, there are always some flaws to address. A relatively modest update has now gone live to fix a few bugs (not the collectible kinds) in...

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  • News Generation II Pocket Monsters Found in Pokemon GO Update Code

    Enter the Unown

    Rejoice Pokéfans! Like Whitney's Miltank it looks like it won't be long now until Generation II starts rolling out in Pokémon GO. In Niantic's latest code for the recent Android update (0.45.0), The Silph Road has done some data mining and discovered that there are 100 new Pokémon names waiting in the (steel) wings, fron #152 to...

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  • News New Patch Goes Live For Minecraft Wii U Edition

    But no details on what's included

    Minecraft: Wii U Edition got a pretty significant update a while back which introduced the Tumble Mini Game, and another patch has just gone live. "Patch 12" wasn't pre-announced and 4J Studios hasn't revealed any details on what's included in the update. Until those details are forthcoming, it's fair to assume...

  • News Metroid Prime: Federation Force Version 1.1 is Now Live

    Primarily fixes issues with Blast Ball

    Metroid Prime: Federation Force has been out for a few weeks now, offering fans a unique – albeit divisive – take on the world of Metroid Prime. Considering the online-centric gameplay – both in the main game and its extra mode, Blast Ball – one would think that it would be updated fairly regularly, yet...

  • News 3DS Update 11.1.0-34 Brings Even More Stability To Nintendo's Incredibly Stable Handheld

    None more stable

    A new 3DS firmware update has just gone live, and yes - you guessed it - it's all about the stability. In fact, there's nothing else included with this update: Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience. Just how much more stable can the 3DS get...

  • News Buddy Pokémon Confirmed by Niantic for Pokémon GO

    You've got a friend in Meowth

    Earlier this week data miners sifted through the latest Pokémon GO update and discovered code for Buddy Pokémon. That leak was clearly spotted by Niantic, as it's now confirmed that the feature is on the way; it's "just around the corner", so could arrive any time soon. The details are as expected, ultimately -...

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  • News Miitomo Update to Expand Friend Options and Features

    Including "Everybody Answers", which actually sounds slightly menacing

    It's certainly normal for smart device apps to be updated frequently, and Miitomo is no different. It's already up to version 1.0.2 in Japan as Nintendo and DeNA have fixed some early issues in the app. What does seem to be on the way is a more detailed update to add new...

  • News Pokémon Shuffle Gets a Major Update and New Features

    SpotPass! Survival Mode! Other Stuff!

    Pokémon Shuffle is one of multiple 'mon free-to-start downloads on 3DS, and has also been released on mobile. A major update to version 1.3.0 for the 3DS iteration has now, seemingly, brought it into line with features that have previously rolled out on smart devices. First of all, if you're jumping into the...

  • News Smash 4 Receives Yet Another Patch

    We thought it was all over...

    One of the niftiest things about Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS is the developers' ability to send out live updates to further tweak its gameplay mechanics, ensuring balance amongst the roster of fighters. It's definitely something that's needed - just look at the controversy the infamously over-powered Meta...

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