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  • News Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Spins Past 20 Million Sales Worldwide

    Crash really is back!

    Back in 2018, the original Crash Bandicoot collection arrived on the Nintendo Switch in the form of the N. Sane Trilogy. It seems many years on, we've now got a sales update for the global sales across all platforms including the Switch, and the game has now topped 20 million units globally. The official social account for...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Crash Bandicoot
    • Switch eShop
    • Activision
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  • News New Switch Game Trial Now Available To Subscribers (North America)

    Just in time for Darkest Dungeon II

    Red Hook Studios this week confirmed Darkest Dungeon II would be making the journey across to the Switch this July, and if you've still not played the first game and happen to be an NSO subscriber, now is your chance. Nintendo is currently offering Switch Online members a free trial of the first Darkest Dungeon...

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    • Switch Online
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    • US
    • North America
  • Random Fan Art For Zelda's New Game 'Echoes Of Wisdom' Is Already Getting Creative

    "And here's Zelda with the folding chair"

    Earlier this week, Eiji Aonuma lifted the lid on the new top-down adventure The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom. Instead of Link, this new outing stars Princess Zelda, and instead of a sword and shield, you're now armed with the Tri Rod, which allows you to summon all sorts of objects (known as echoes) to...

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  • News Retro Studios "Thrilled" To Reveal Its Work On Metroid Prime 4: Beyond

    Samus returns in 2025

    It's been an incredibly exciting week for Nintendo, with this week's Direct broadcast giving Metroid fans a first look at the fourth entry in the Metroid Prime series. It's also a bit of a relief to finally see this game in action after an incredibly lengthy development cycle, including a restart. To mark this special...

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    • Metroid Prime
    • Metroid
    • Retro Studios
    • Nintendo
  • News Here's Your First Look At The Gex Trilogy For Nintendo Switch

    "Go to LRG for some GEX, baby"

    Back in July last year, the Gex Trilogy was officially announced for the Nintendo Switch, confirming three of his retro games Gex (1995), Gex: Enter the Gecko (1998) and Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko (1999) would be returning. In case you missed this init

    • Nintendo Switch
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    • Square Enix
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YesterdayThu, 20th Jun 2024

  • News Luigi's Mansion 2 HD Pre-Orders Are Now Being Cancelled (US)

    Following Paper Mario pre-order cancellations

    Ahead of the launch of Luigi's Mansion 2 HD for the Nintendo Switch next week, Walmart in the US has reportedly been cancelling physical pre-orders. As highlighted by GoNintendo, the "exact same situation" that played out with pre-orders for Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door last month is now...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Luigis Mansion
    • Nintendo
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    • US
  • Round Up Limited Run Games Showcase 2024 - Every Switch Announcement & Physical

    Fear Effect! Tomba! Penny's Big Breakaway!

    You thought the Nintendo Direct was the last big showcase of June? Oh no. Physical game specialists Limited Run Games held its annual summer showcase earlier today with LRG3 2024 — cheekily named after E3 (RIP). And with a nostalgic opening, it really set the tone for the whole show. The 30-minute...

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    • Nintendo Switch
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    • Limited Run Games
  • Guide Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD: Best Pre-Order Deals And Bonuses

    25% off in the UK! Free extras!

    Update: UK readers can currently get a whopping 25% off the game at Currys – just head through the link below and enter code GHOST25 when you get to checkout! <products id="26883"> Luigi's Mansion 2 HD arrives on Nintendo Switch on 27th June 2024. If you're hoping to find the best deals, cheapest prices,...

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    • Super Mario
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  • News No, The Metroid Prime 4: Beyond Trailer Was Not Running On 'Switch 2'

    "All the evidence points to this game running on the original Switch"

    Over the last few years, as more and more time passed with barely a whisper from Nintendo or Retro Studios regarding Metroid Prime 4: Beyond, many fans had begun to ask the same question: will it skip the Switch and launch on 'Switch 2'? After all, the game's eventual revival...

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Metroid
  • News Switch Online's Latest N64 Release 'Perfect Dark' Appears To Have Some Emulation Issues

    "It's like playing on a 2007 emulator"

    Switch Online's N64 library didn't get off to the best start, with select games like The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time filled with a bunch of emulation issues. Nintendo rolled out updates for the app in response to this and since then the situation has somewhat improved. Unfortunately, it seems one of the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Online
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Perfect Dark
    • Rare
  • News Here's Super Castlevania IV On The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive

    Time Extension Whipping up a storm

    The Genesis / Mega Drive is getting some serious love from homebrew and indie developers of late. We've got exciting projects like Final Fight, Symphony of the Night, Earthion and True Galactic Mission all hovering on the horizon, and now we've g

    • Sega
    • Castlevania
    • Mega Drive
    • Homebrews
  • News Beyond Good & Evil: 20th Anniversary Edition Finally Lands On Switch Next Week

    Update: Ubisoft accidentally reveals the date early

    Update [Thu 20th Jun, 2024 18:55 BST]: Surprise! We're right before the start of Limited Run Games' 2024 Showcase, but Ubisoft accidentally let the news of Beyond Good & Evil's return slip early. That's right, the 20th Anniversary Edition is coming to all consoles — which also includes...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Ubisoft
    • Limited Run Games
  • Video New Metroid Prime 4 Footage Spotted On Nintendo's Teaser Website

    Another look at the game's jungle-like environment

    This week's Nintendo Direct went out with a bang, announcing Metroid Prime 4: Beyond would be releasing at some point in 2025. Alongside the title and release date reveal, we got our very first look at the new chapter, which was originally announced seven years ago. If you're hungry for even more...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Metroid
    • Metroid Prime
    • Nintendo
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  • Review Dicefolk (Switch) - An Incredibly Fresh-Feeling, Monster-Catching Roguelite

    Want to be the very best, like no one ever was?

    These days, roguelites and deckbuilders are a dime a dozen, but it seems like developers are finding ways to get creative with the genre mechanics to produce something that sticks out from the glut of releases these past several years. Dicefolk offers one such creative take on the roguelite formula,...

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    • Switch eShop
  • Video Luigi's Mansion 2 HD Gets A Brand New Overview Trailer

    Update: English trailer now available

    Update [Thu 20th Jun, 2024 15:25 BST]: Two weeks later, Nintendo has shared the English version of Luigi's Mansion 2 HD's 'Overview Trailer'. There aren't really any differences here, but it's good to have a refresher ahead of the game's Switch release next week. We've already spent some time with the HD...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Luigi
    • Switch eShop
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  • Guide Metroid Prime 4: Beyond - Who Is Sylux?

    The new big bad in town

    If you've been following the development of Metroid Prime 4: Beyond since its initial announcement in 2017, then chances are you've heard the name 'Sylux' mentioned in passing along the way. If you're not completely up-to-date on your Metroid Prime history (and not everyone is, that's okay), then you might not know who this...

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    • Nintendo
    • Metroid
    • Metroid Prime
  • News Splatoon 3 Physical Release Bundled With Expansion Pass DLC Announced

    3-month NSO subscription also included

    Update: Nintendo of Australia has just confirmed a western release - announcing the same physical bundle will be released locally on 25th July 2024 at select retailers. Original: Nintendo has announced it is releasing a new physical version of Splatoon 3 in Japan next month on 18th July 2024. This new...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 3
    • Nintendo
    • DLC
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Nintendo Download 20th June (North America)

    Moonstone Island! Super Monkey Ball! Times & Galaxy!

    It's time for the latest Nintendo Download update for North America once again! It's been a busy week with a cracker of a Nintendo Direct, but with very few shadow-drops, the eShop is looking a little calmer. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News Acclaimed PS1 Hit 'Fear Effect' Is Coming To Switch In 2025

    "Of all the sensations, pain is the purest"

    Once thought lost to time, Kronos Digital Entertainment's PlayStation cult hit Fear Effect is at last getting a rerelease in 2025, and it's coming to Switch. Limited Run Games announced that the 2000 action-adventure, which is known for its striking cel-shaded visuals and motion video, as part of its LRG3...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Limited Run Games
    • Square Enix
  • Japanese Charts Shin Megami Tensei V Takes Vengeance On Paper Mario

    Moomin also makes an appearance

    This week's Japanese charts have arrived from Famitsu, and Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door has folded under the competition from this week's big new release, Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance. Originally a Switch exclusive, Vengeance brings the game to multiple platforms as well as adds tons of new content,...

    • Japanese Charts
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Atlus
  • Video Here's Everything You Missed In The Metroid Prime 4: Beyond Trailer

    Radars! Space Pirates! Vents!

    If you're anything like us, you probably watched the debut trailer for Metroid Prime 4: Beyond in a slight daze. Not only were we reeling from the sheer quality of games like The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom, Marvel vs. Capcom Fighting Collection: Arcade Classics, and Mario & Luigi: Brothership, but we're still...

    • Videos
    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Metroid
  • News Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance Has Topped 500,000 Sales In Just Three Days

    Demonic performance

    Atlus has announced that Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance has surpassed 500,000 sales within three days of its launch on 14th June 2024. Of course, while the original Shin Megami Tensei V was exclusive to the Switch, Vengeance has been released on Switch, Steam, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. Still, this is quite the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Atlus
    • Sega
  • Hands On Can Lord Of The Rings Spice Up A Stale Genre With 'Tales Of The Shire'?

    "Is it juicy? Is it scrumptiously crunchable?"

    Right at the beginning of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, ‘adventure’ is a bit of a dirty word. When the wizard Gandalf first meets the timid Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving, tobacco-smoking Hobbit, he asks, “I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it’s very...

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Wednesday19th Jun 2024

  • News Switch Online's "Mature" Nintendo 64 App Is Now Available In The West

    It comes loaded with two first-person shooters

    In case you somehow missed it earlier on, Nintendo has finally rolled out its "mature" rated Nintendo 64 app for Switch Online users here in the West. This was announced alongside the return of Turok: Dinosaur Hunter and Rare's legendary title Perfect Dark - "now with online multiplayer". This app is...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Online
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • N64
    • Nintendo 64
  • Guide Every Nintendo Switch Online Game Boy Advance (GBA) Game Ranked

    All the GBA games, ranked by you

    Updated with Zelda: A Link to the Past & Four Swords and Metroid: Zero Mission. Remember, this is a dynamic, reader-ranked list based on each game's User Rating in our database. The order is therefore subject to real-time change as those ratings fluctuate. Enjoy! Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack...

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    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • GBA
    • Best Games
    • Retro
  • News First Pre-Orders Appear For Zelda: Echoes Of Wisdom And Hyrule Edition Switch Lite

    Don't miss out!

    Update: The Hyrule Edition Switch Lite is selling out super fast! If it's still available in your country, we suggest ordering one as soon as possible. One of the absolute highlights of the June 2024 Nintendo Direct was, without a doubt, The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom, a brand new game in the series headed to Switch this...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch Lite
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  • Feature 25 Things You Might Have Missed In The Zelda: Echoes Of Wisdom Reveal Trailer

    From familiar faces to creative controls

    Our initial reaction to The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom reveal at the June Nintendo Direct was something along the lines of "Ahhhh-WHHHAAAAAAAAA". If you had asked us for some of the game's distinguishing features after that first watch, we'd probably be able to mutter, "Hero Zelda, er, magic rod,"...

    • Features
    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Zelda
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The Legend Of Zelda: Echoes Of Wisdom Box Art Has Been Revealed

    And it looks absolutely stunning!

    We've been lapping up every detail of the new Zelda game, and now to top it off, Nintendo has shared a first look at the box art of this new outing which puts Princess Zelda in the spotlight instead of Link. As you can see, this lovely (and stunning) cover art for Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom follows in the footsteps of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • The Legend of Zelda
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Danganronpa Creators Are Apparently In Debt Over New Switch Game

    Tough break

    During Nintendo's latest Direct showcase, the incredibly promising The Hundred Line -Last Defence Academy- was revealed from developer Too Kyoo Games and publisher Aniplex. Born via a collaboration between Danganronpa series writer Kazutaka Kodaka and Zero Escape creator Kotaro Uchikoshi, the game is set to launch in 2025, but according...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News The Legend Of Zelda: Echoes Of Wisdom Overworld Sure Looks Familiar, But Is It?

    Zelda historians are already linking the dots...

    One of the most exciting games announced during the latest Nintendo Direct was The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom - a brand new entry in Link's top-down adventures, where you'll be taking on the role of Princess Zelda after Link goes missing. There's already been all sorts of discussion about the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Zelda
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Yes, The Marvel vs. Capcom Fighting Collection Is Getting A Physical Release

    "Capcom PR just confirmed"

    The fighting game community got one hell of a surprise during the latest Nintendo Direct broadcast with the reveal of Marvel vs. Capcom Fighting Collection: Arcade Classics. This package is arriving at some point this year for the Switch, PlayStation and PC, and contains seven retro classics including Marvel vs. Capcom 2:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Capcom
    • Marvel
  • News Donkey Kong Country Returns Switch Dev Appears To Have Been Revealed

    It seems to link back to a previously announced deal

    Donkey Kong Country Returns is returning for a third time early next year and it seems we might already know who is behind the latest HD iteration. According to some official documentation which has already been spotted by

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Donkey Kong
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Soapbox Metroid Prime 4: Beyond Won't Be The Franchise's 'BOTW Moment', And That's Okay

    Keeping expectations in check

    When Nintendo closed out its latest Direct presentation with the full reveal of Metroid Prime 4: Beyond, the world briefly got a little bit louder as fans celebrated the glorious return of one of the company’s most revered franchises. Finally, after its initial announcement back in 2017, Prime 4 is scheduled to launch...

    • Soapbox
    • Features
    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Metroid
  • Hands On 'The Plucky Squire' - Wit And Charm Enough To Make Nintendo Jealous

    Child's play

    Walking into the Devolver’s booth for The Plucky Squire at Summer Game Fest Play Days, we felt like we were going back to our childhood. There was a huge, colourful mural on the wall, depicting All Possible Future’s upcoming adventure game in front of us. A cute, cosy couch was positioned to our left; soft plush, and a deep...

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  • Review Echo Generation: Midnight Edition (Switch) - Spooky Suburban Adventure Set In A Voxelated World

    Stranger stuff

    Developer Cococucumber has established itself as a dependable indie studio over the past few years. Specialising in accessible throwbacks, it adds a fresh spin on old genre formats. Although its latest title Ravenlok is (pun intended) locked away behind Xbox exclusivity, Switch owners can finally try the second in the dev's...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • News The Legend Of Zelda: Echoes Of Wisdom Appears To Have amiibo Support

    Can we get a new amiibo too, then?

    It looks like The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom will have amiibo support when it launches on 26th September 2024. At least, that's what the game's Japanese website says. Near the bottom of the official page on Nintendo's Japanese website, we and many other fans have spotted the little amiibo symbol next to the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Zelda
    • amiibo
    • Japan
  • Random Albanian Footballer Takes To The Field In Custom Mario Boots For EURO 2024

    Wahoo!

    The UEFA EURO 2024 competition isn't normally a hotspot for Nintendo references, though we couldn't help but notice a particularly snazzy pair of boots in today's match-up between Croatia and Albania. The Albanian right winger, Jasir Asani, rocked up to the fixture in a pair of custom Super Mario-inspired boots. The design proudly displays...

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    • Mario
    • Football
  • News Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition Shows Off Survival Mode And Legend Challenge

    Out next month

    The latest Nintendo Direct broadcast was packed with all sorts of Switch-related goodness, and early on in the show, NES fans were treated to another look at the upcoming release Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition. This title will be arriving next month on 18th July 2024, with a collector's edition also on the way, and as part...

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    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo

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