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  • News 2004 Satoru Iwata Interview Has Been Remastered And Presented In Full

    Legendary CEO discusses Miyamoto, 'Revolution', and more

    A previously unpublished interview with the late, great Satoru Iwata has been remasted and presented in full by Adam Doree on YouTube (thanks, Time Extension). Conducted by Doree's website at the time, Kikizo, the interview was originally only available partially back in 2004. The new...

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  • News Team Bucket List Triumphs In Splatoon 3's Apocalypse-Themed Splatfest

    Win Splatfest - Check

    Update #2 [Mon 20th May, 2024 11:45 BST]: Well, the world itself might not have ended (phew), but Splatoon 3's apocalypse-themed Splatfest certainly has, as we have a new winner. It was Frye's Team Bucket List that walked away with the win this time, pulling in an impressive 415p. Team Same Ol' narrowly missed out on the gold...

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  • News Inazuma Eleven: Victory Road's Beta Test Story Mode Kicks Off Today

    Following an earlier delay

    After getting pushed back from 'early May' to 'late May,' Level-5 has today announced that Inazuma Eleven: Victory Road's story mode will be coming to the worldwide beta test demo today. The story mode will be kicking off today (20th May) at

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  • News Endless Ocean: Luminous Update Dives Onto Switch, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Making a splash

    After being released earlier this month, Endless Ocean: Luminous has finally received its first major update. Launching yesterday (19th May), the new update brings things up to ver. 1.0.1. Its mission: to iron out any creases that Nintendo and developer Arika have spotted during the game's launch period. The largest of these...

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  • News 'Mario Builder 64' Is Super Mario Maker For Mario 64

    Time Extension Fan-made mod lets you make your own Mario 64 levels

    A new fan-made mod of Super Mario 64 allows you to create your own stages in the N64 classic. "Mario Builder 64 is a toolbox letting you fulfil all of your SM64 dreams," say developers Rovertronic and Arthurtilly. "Play one of the numerous user-made levels, or create a course pushing your...

    • Super Mario
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    • Homebrews
    • N64

YesterdaySun, 19th May 2024

  • Guide Best Nintendo Switch Puzzle Platformers

    For a slightly more cerebral platforming experience

    Updated with Planet of Lana and the excellent Braid: Anniversary Edition. Enjoy! The Switch has a lot of platformers, and a lot of puzzle games, and that extends to puzzle platformers. If you're raising your eyebrows and saying, "What are you on about, you can't just combine them like they're ic

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  • News New Limited-Time Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Distribution Now Available

    Get it while you can

    Update #2 [Sun 19th May, 2024 13:00 BST]: Dot's Quaxly from the Pokémon Horizons anime series is now live. The code you'll need this time is D0T1STPARTNER and expires on 30th November 2024 (thanks, <related ids="140671"> Update #1 [Sun 12th May, 2024 15:45 BST]: The distribution for Gyarados is now...

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  • News Dave The Diver Getting Physical Switch Release With Guilty Gear Collab Content

    Update: Anniversary Edition delayed for North America

    Update #2 [Sun 19th May, 2024 04:00 BST]: Arc System Works has announced the North American release date for Dave The Diver: Anniversary Edition has now been delayed until 28th June 2024 "due to production issues". Here's the notice in full: Announcement: DAVE THE DIVER - Anniversary Edition...

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    • Japan
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  • News Taito Milestones 3 Coming Winter 2024, First Batch Of Games Revealed

    "Get hype for over 7 classic TAITO games"

    Last year, it was revealed Taito Milestones 3 was on the way to the Switch and it's now been confirmed it will be arriving locally on the eShop in Winter 2024. The third retro collection will feature "over seven classic Taito games" between the late 1980s and early 1990s. Hamster Corporation, known for its...

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    • Upcoming Releases
    • Taito
    • Hamster Corporation
  • Mailbox 'Switch 2' Launch Ports, Soulslikes For Beginners, Poké Parks - Nintendo Life Letters

    Issue #12 - May 2024

    Welcome back once again to the Nintendo Life Mailbox. My word, it's been a full year since we first opened up our inbox to your missives! Time flies when you're anxiously awaiting word on Nintendo's next console. Yes, it's time for issue 12 of our letters page. A relatively light offering this month — you're all obviously...

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  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Super Monkey Ball Adventure


    Let's get the ball rolling on another edition of Box Art Brawl, shall we? Last week, we matched up two covers for Capcom's Demon's Crest on the SNES. The regional designs shared few similarities and the same can be said for the spread of votes, with 84% of picks falling in Japan's favour. Talk about a washout! This time, we are throwing...

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    • GameCube
    • Sega

Saturday18th May 2024

  • Guide Best Nintendo Switch Metroidvania Games

    Or 'Castloid' if you prefer

    Updated with Animal Well, a Metroidvania with puzzle-y edge and a Nintendo Life 10/10, no less. Enjoy! <related ids="165354"> The word 'Metroidvania' might rub some gamers the wrong way, but it's a useful catch-all to describe a very specific type of search/action game experience. Combining elements from both the...

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  • News Sony On Zelda Live-Action Movie: Miyamoto Has A Really "Strong" Vision

    "He's a true genius in that world"

    The Legend of Zelda live-action movie has been in the headlines quite a bit over the past few weeks, and now Sony has chimed in, reiterating just how "massive" it's going to be thanks to Shigeru Miyamoto's "strong vision" of this particular world. Here's exactly what Sony Motion Pictures Group chairman Tom Rothman...

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    • Nintendo
    • Shigeru Miyamoto
    • Sony
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  • News AYANEO's Game Boy-Style Pocket DMG Boasts An OLED Screen

    Time Extension Powered by the Snapdragon G3x Gen 2

    AYANEO has just formally revealed its Pocket DMG handheld for the first time. The device is part of the company's 'Remake' line of products, and clearly takes inspiration from the Nintendo Game Boy. It's also a close match to the Analogue Pocket in terms of visual design. The headline news is that it sports an...

    • AYANEO
    • Game Boy
    • Emulation
  • News Minecraft Movie Stars Celebrate The Game's 15th Anniversary With Cake

    And a free cape for Minecraft players

    It's a big week for Minecraft with the game currently celebrating its 15th anniversary, and as part of this, all sorts of celebrations are currently taking place. In the leadup to the Minecraft Movie, due out in cinemas on 4th April 2025, two of the film's stars - Jack Black and Jason Momoa - have featured in a...

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  • News Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Celebrating Launch With Twitch Streams

    Out on Switch next week

    Nintendo of Canada has announced it will be celebrating the upcoming launch of Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door on the Switch by partnering with a bunch of streamers for the launch of the game. According to an official post on the Nintendo website, the lineup of streamers includes TeaWithMandy, Le Jeu C'est Sérieux, and...

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    • Twitch
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  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (18th May)

    Well, well well

    Oh, weekend! How we have missed thee! The past seven days might not have been the Switch successor-confirming news fest that we saw last week, but there has still been plenty of good stuff happening in Nintendo land. The NSO Game Boy library got a tasty boost with the addition of three new games, we got a first peek at Splatoon 3's

    • Features
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    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
  • News Fortnite Teases New Fallout Crossover

    Return to the wasteland

    Following the release of the Fallout Amazon Prime Video series, Fortnite has now teased a Fallout-themed collaboration. According to an in-game update, this crossover will take place in Chapter 5 Season 3: Wrecked "courtesy of the Brotherhood of Steel", with the chapter arriving next week on 24th May 2024 (via IGN). No...

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