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  • Guide Cyber Monday 2022: Best Deals On Nintendo Switch Consoles, Games, eShop Credit And More

    Plus microSD cards, toys and accessories

    There have been plenty of decent deals for Nintendo fans this Black Friday, but now it's time for Cyber Monday to bless us with even more fantastic savings. We're still busy keeping track of all the best deals on Nintendo Switch consoles, games, eShop credit, accessories and more during this year's Cyber...

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    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Deals
  • Guide Best Nintendo Switch 3D Platformers

    Workin' the Z-axis

    Updated with Lunistice. Enjoy! Ah, the 3D platformer. Ever since Super Mario 64 landed and showed everyone just how good three-dimensional platforming could be there have been developers hoping to capture just a smidgen of that game’s magic. It was a tough act to follow, even for the plumber himself, but his bespoke Switch...

    • Guides
    • Switch Essentials
    • Best Switch Games
  • News The First Limited-Time Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Tera Raid Battle Event Has Begun

    Reminder: The Eevee event ends soon!

    Update [Sun 27th Nov, 2022 13:55 GMT]: This event is currently underway, so if you haven't already joined in on the fun, do it while you still can. This Tera Raid Battle will run until the 27th / 28th of November, depending on your location. Original article [Fri 25th Nov, 2022 02:55 GMT]: It's been a week...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Reminder
  • Feature 30 Changes We'd Like To See In The Next Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Update

    Customisation, better settings, and little hats for Koraidon

    Let's start this off with a big old disclaimer: We are not game developers. We are not good at programming. We don't really know why Pokémon Scarlet and Violet were broken and buggy on release. And also, we definitely don't just want to join the pile-on of hate aimed at Game Freak right...

    • Features
    • Pokemon
    • Updates
    • Patches
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News TMNT: Shredder's Revenge, LEGO Star Wars & More Crowned TIME's 'Best Video Games Of 2022'

    Check out the full list

    It's been another exciting year in the world of video games, and as usual, it's now that time of year when outlets around the globe share their own favourites. TIME's website recently revealed its own top 10 for 2022. First place went to Sony's recent release God of War: Ragnarok. It was followed by another PS5 title. Bandai...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News Tetris Effect: Connected Receives Another Update On Switch, Here's What's Included

    Update now

    The Switch version of Tetris Effect: Connected received another update earlier this month. This latest patch bumps the game up to Version 1.3.3. The official support page has now shared the full details - revealing a number of changes for all platforms. It's also aware of certain exploits tied to the system clock on Switch. Here are the...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Castlevania: Bloodlines

    A new generation

    Hi folks, and welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we get cracking with this week's brawl, let's cast our minds back to last week. We looked at Sonic CD for the Sega CD and, surprising no one, the more action packed box art for North America won the vote by a decent margin, bringing in 48%. Europe came in second...

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    • Castlevania
    • Genesis
  • News Overwatch 2 Reveals Gameplay Footage Of New Tank Hero

    Coming December 6th

    Update [Sun 27th Nov, 2022 02:55 GMT]: Blizzard has now released gameplay footage of Ramattra. He'll make his debut in Season 2 on December 6. Original article [Wed 23rd Nov, 2022 02:05 GMT]: If you're still playing Blizzard's free-to-play title Overwatch 2 on a regular basis, you might be interested to know there's a double...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Overwatch
    • Blizzard
    • Video

Saturday26th Nov 2022

  • Guide Best Nintendo Switch Collections And Compilation Games

    Bundles of joy

    Updated with Sonic Origins, TMNT: The Cowabunga Collection, and Atari 50. Enjoy! Switch is many a gamer's go-to console for revisiting retro classics, at home on the TV, or wherever you happen to take the handheld hybrid. Squeezing in nostalgia trips between the big new releases has never been easier, and there have been a host of...

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    • Switch Essentials
  • News Frustrated Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Players Are Reportedly Getting Refunds

    Some trainers are fed up with performance issues

    The ninth-generation games Pokémon Scarlet and Violet have been out for a week now. They take the series in a bold new direction with open-world design but also suffer from serious performance issues and glitches. It seems for some trainers, all of this (including Game Freak's silence) has become...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Pokemon
    • Nintendo
    • Game Freak
  • News NieR: Automata Sales Soar To Seven Million Following Switch Release

    Square Enix provides a sales update

    One of the many third-party highlights on the Switch this year was Platinum's action role-playing game NieR: Automata. Following this title's release in October, Square Enix has provided an update for the lifetime sales of NieR - revealing the combined amount of sales total of seven million units (this includes...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Square Enix
  • Feature "We Received Many Requests To Bring Back The Puzzle Bobble Series"

    Puzzle Bobble Everybubble's director on Bub and Bob's upcoming return

    We're big fans of Taito's Bubble Bobble spin-off series Puzzle Bobble around these parts. We used to know it as Bust-A-Move in the West, and news that a new entry in the series was coming to Switch next year courtesy of publisher ININ got us rather excited. Puzzle Bobble...

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    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Good Smile Company Shares First Look At Stunning New Fire Emblem Figure

    Fire Emblem Heroes gets some love

    The release of Fire Emblem Engage might be just around the corner, but the spotlight is on the gacha-like mobile title Fire Emblem Heroes in the latest round of Good Smile Company figure reveals. The latest character getting the full figure treatment is the young princess of the Emblian Empire, Veronica. No price...

    • Fire Emblem
    • Nintendo
    • Good Smile Company
    • Merch
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (November 26th)

    The reign of Pokémon continues

    After last week's release of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, you might have thought that it would have been a slightly quieter one for Nintendo Life this time around - well think again! To say that it has been a week of Pokémon would be an understatement. We have discussed the games' best new 'mon designs, noted

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • News New Avatar Legends DLC Coming To Minecraft This December

    "Can you master the four elements?"

    If you're still enjoying Minecraft on a regular basis and happen to also be a fan of the Nickelodeon series Avatar, you might be interested in this upcoming cross-promotion. Mojang has announced it will be bringing Avatar Legends DLC to the Minecraft Marketplace on December 6th. As you can see in the promotional...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Minecraft
    • Nickelodeon

Friday25th Nov 2022

  • Deals Save On Switch Games And eShop Credit In Nintendo Life's Black Friday Sale

    Including 10% off Pokémon Scarlet and Violet!

    November usually means two things: the weather's turning absolutely miserable (blergh), and Black Friday sales are upon us (yay!). We've decided to get in on the action this year – for the latter, obviously – by hosting our very own Nintendo Life Black Friday bonanza. Regular readers will be aware...

    • Deals
    • Black Friday
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Random Player Discovers Easy Way To Get 1000 Steps In Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

    Evolving Pawmo and Rellor doesn't have to suck

    One of the new features in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet is that there are certain Pokémon who will only level up once you've walked 1,000 steps with them. That doesn't sound too bad, does it? Unfortunately, it's worse than it seems, because it requires having that Pokémon out of its ball, and walking...

    • Random
    • Pokemon
  • News Pokémon Scarlet And Violet's Sprigatito Makes Its Debut In The Anime

    Looks like we're heading to Paldea

    Sprigatito, one of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet's starter Pokémon, has made its debut in the long-running animated show. The appearance comes as part of a segment focusing on Team Rocket, who appear to be roaming about the new region of Paldea. They come across the Sprigatito in some woods before startling it with...

    • Pokemon
    • Anime
  • News Arcade Archives Nintendo Collection Goes On Sale For The First Time Ever, 30% Off

    Grab a bargain

    We've extensively covered the Switch's Arcade Archives series over the years, and November 24th marks the 300th week (5 years and 9 months, to be precise) of Hamster Corporation rolling out these updated retro releases. To celebrate this milestone, the Nintendo Switch eShop is hosting a special sale. All 20 Nintendo titles from the...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Arcade Archives
    • Nintendo
    • Hamster
  • News CD Projekt Red Showcases Witcher 3 Free Netflix DLC Update, Out December 14th

    A free quest and Netflix Nilfgaardian armour

    In case you missed it, CD Projekt Red's award-winning video game The Witcher 3 is receiving a "next-gen" update on December 14th. As part of this, there'll also be some Witcher Netflix DLC added to the game - even on the Nintendo Switch. In a new live stream, CDPR has now briefly outlined what players...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • The Witcher
    • Netflix
    • CD Projekt Red
    • DLC
  • Random Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Players Swap Battling For Bacon Stacking

    Now that's a whopper

    One of the very best new features introduced in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is undoubtedly the sandwich making mini-game. Accessed when you set up picnics in the region of Paldea, the game allows you to stack up your very own sandwich using a bevy of incredients including cheese, tofu, onion, bacon, and more. Creating sandwiches...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Pokemon
  • Feature 25 Things We'd Love To See In The Next Disney Dreamlight Valley Update

    (that aren't just new characters and bugfixes)

    We've finally been given a date for the next Disney Dreamlight Valley update, and it's pretty soon — December 6th! The game, which is still in early access, has a long way to go before it can be a full release, with all the content required to make it feel busy and lively, plus the promised...

    • Features
    • Disney
    • Updates
  • Random No, Famicom Disk System Games Can't Be Used For Public Transport Payment

    Saving up those rupees

    Hopping on and off public transport can be a boring task at the best of times and an all-out nightmare at the worst. But what if instead of having to pay for the bus with our normal people hard-earned money, we could instead use all that which we had collected in video games, let's say rupees? Let's get this out of the way...

    • Random
    • Nintendo
    • NES
  • News Pokémon TCG Live Reduces Number Of Cards You Get From Booster Pack Codes

    From 10 to 5

    The recently launched Pokémon Trading Card Live "limited beta" on computer and mobile devices has made a minor but significant change to digital card codes players receive in physical packs. Instead of 10 digital cards per code, this number has now been halved. When you now input or scan a code into the game, you'll receive just five...

    • Pokemon
    • TCG
    • The Pokemon Company
  • News Switch Online's 'Missions & Rewards' Adds Even More Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Icons

    Wave two out now

    After releasing an initial set of Nintendo Switch Online icons to mark the release of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet last week, Nintendo has now moved onto wave two, adding a whole new range of display images from Paldea (thanks, Serebii.net). This time around, the collection contains Armarogue, Ceruledge, an adorable Pawmi and Smoliv...

    • News
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Online
    • Pokemon
  • Random Guardians Of The Galaxy: Holiday Special Features A Festive Game Boy Cameo

    Rocket around the Christmas tree

    The ever expanding multiverse that is the MCU has been no stranger to a Nintendo reference in the past. There was the Wii and GameCube nod in WandaVision, Kamala and her pals playing Smash Bros. in Ms. Marvel and even a little bit of Switch in She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. But the latest addition to the franchise -...

    • Random
    • Nintendo
    • Retro
    • Game Boy
    • MCU
  • News There's Trouble In Paradise As 'Peach Vs Bowser' Returns To Mario Kart Tour

    DS Peach Gardens enters the fray

    Mario Kart Tour has announced its latest big update and it will be a familiar one to players who have stuck with the game over the past few years. Yes, Peach and Bowser are once againt butting heads in the 'Peach Vs. Bowser Tour'. The new event will introduce the DS classic Peach Gardens course to the rotation and...

    • Mario Kart
    • Mobile
  • News Sifu Fall Title Update To Add Replay Editor, New Skins And More

    Coming December 2022

    While perhaps not quite as polished as it appeared on other platforms, Sifu's Switch debut really knew how to deal out the hits when it arrived on the console earlier this month. Fortunately, Sloclap isn't pulling any punches with keeping the game up to scratch as it has announced that the Fall Title Update will be coming in...

    • News
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • News TT Isle Of Man - Ride On The Edge 3 Races Onto Nintendo Switch Next May

    Back on the bike

    Publisher Nacon and developer RaceWard Studio have announced TT Isle of Man - Ride on the Edge 3 is coming to the Nintendo Switch and multiple other modern platforms in May 2023. This latest entry based on the famous bike race is once again built by a team of "veterans" who apparently have many motorcycle games to their name. The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Supercooked! Is An Adorable New Overcooked-Like Co-Op Game For Super Nintendo

    Time Extension A Tasty Combination

    Since Ghost Town Games' Overcooked was first released in 2016, there has been a ton of games that have tried to replicate the hilarious dynamics of its multiplayer gameplay. But, while most of these have traditionally targeted PC or modern consoles, the latest example, Supercooked!, appears to be taking a slightly different tack...

    • News
    • SNES
    • Co-Op
  • News Destination Confirmed! New Street Fighter Costumes Are Heading To Fall Guys

    Ryu-n for the finish line

    Fall Guys wouldn't really be a property of Epic Games unless every IP under the sun was gradually brought to it the form of cosmetic items. On top of Sonic, Star Trek, Alien and the recently-released Doctor Who collections, the studio has now announced that Street Fighter will be the next franchise to get the wobbly...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fall Guys
    • Epic Games
    • Street Fighter

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