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  • News Rabbids Invasion: Mission To Mars Comes To Netflix Next Month

    "Nothing goes as planned"

    Ubisoft has announced that those pesky Rabbids will soon be hitting the big screen in Rabbids Invasion: Mission To Mars, a new animation headed to Netflix. The film, which will be roughly one hour and ten minutes long, sees a group of Rabbids setting off on a madcap mission to Mars – except, as you can probably imagine,...

    • Rabbids
    • Netflix
    • Ubisoft
  • News Gal*Gun: Double Peace's Limited Edition Comes With Plushies And A 'DIY Tentacle Kit'

    And there's an 'Ultimate' version

    Note: The following trailer contains adult themes: Following the release of the game's opening movie, new details have arrived regarding Gal*Gun: Double Peace's Limited Edition release on Switch. We hope you're sitting comfortably. The title will be treated to a special deluxe pack called the 'Horny Tr

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News 'Samurai Bringer' Slices Its Way To Switch This Spring

    May fortune be with you!

    Japanese publisher PLAYISM and developer Alphawing have announced that brand new action-RPG roguelite, Samurai Bringer, will launch on Switch this Spring. The game, which sees you slice and dice your way through some impressively colourful-looking hordes of beasties, takes inspiration from actual Japanese mythology, with...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Free Switch Online Trials Are Available To My Nintendo Members (North America)

    Seven days for the price of zero Platinum Points

    Update [Mon 24th Jan, 2022 00:00 GMT]: There's one week remaining on this offer - so grab it while you can if you are eligible. Original article [Mon 27th Dec, 2021 05:00 GMT]: If you are a My Nintendo member located in North America, then you might be one of the eligible users who can currently...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • My Nintendo
    • US
    • North America

YesterdaySun, 23rd Jan 2022

  • News Pokémon Legends: Arceus Is Already Being Streamed Online, And It's Not Even Out Yet

    Not again!

    Pokémon Legends: Arceus has already been leaked and datamined this week, and now it appears entire playthroughs of the game are being streamed on Twitch and uploaded to YouTube. As highlighted by My Nintendo News, these channels are likely running ROM versions via emulation after some trainers were able to obtain physical copies early...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Japanese Magazine Nintendo Dream Might Be Teasing A New Game

    Could it be another Kirby title?

    Kirby and the Forgotten Land is arriving on the Switch this March, but it turns out Nintendo might have a little bit more planned for the pink puff in the near future. According to a translation by Twitter user Dededaio (as spotted by VGC), the upcoming February 21 issue of Japanese publication Nintendo Dream could...

    • Kirby
    • Japan
  • News PlatinumGames' Sol Cresta Blasts Onto Nintendo Switch This February

    It's official!

    After having to delay its "must-watch" livestream earlier this month, PlatinumGames has now finally aired its "release date forum" - locking in a release date for its anticipated shmup, Sol Cresta. Hideki Kamiya has confirmed it will land on the Switch eShop next month on 22nd February for €39.99 / $39.99 / 3,980 yen. In addition...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • PlatinumGames
  • Back Page "My Uncle Works At Nintendo" - The Man, The Myth, And The Mendacity

    It’s all lies… until it’s all true

    In the magazine business, the Back Page is where you'd find all the weird goofs that we couldn't fit in anywhere else. Some may call it "filler"; we prefer "a whole page to make terrible jokes that are tangentially related to the content of the mag". We don't have (paper) pages on the internet, but we still...

    • Back Page
    • Features
    • Nintendo
  • Video PQube Shares Saucy New Opening Trailer For Gal*Gun: Double Peace, Here's A Peek

    A cinematic exclusive to Switch

    March is shaping up to be a busy month for Nintendo Switch releases, and one of the many games to be on the lookout for is Gal*Gun: Double Peace. It's a port of the original PS4, PS Vita and PC title that debuted in 2015/16 and will come with multiple language support, most of the existing costume DLC, additional...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News A Wet And Wild Free Update Is "Coming Soon" To The Metal Slug Style Run-And-Gun Mighty Goose

    Let's go surfin' now

    If you haven't tried out the Metal Slug style run-and-gun game Mighty Goose yet, you might want to hurry up. After a teaser back in October last year, Blastmode studio creator Richard Lems has now revealed a whole new "wet and wild" mission is on

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates

Saturday22nd Jan 2022

  • Guide Best Nintendo Switch Shmups

    Shoot ‘em up, all of ‘em

    Updated with Cotton Rock 'n' Roll (or Cotton Fantasy as it'll be known once it launches in the West). Enjoy! The humble shoot ‘em up has been a staple genre ever since the very beginning of video games when Spacewar! laid down the basic groundwork in 1962. No, that is not a typo; in the year that Marilyn Monroe died...

    • Guides
    • Switch Essentials
    • Best Switch Games
  • News The Pokémon Company Sets Its Sights On YouTube Videos Of The Fan-Made 'Pokémon FPS'

    All clips have been copyright claimed

    Earlier this week, a YouTuber and coder by the name of Dragon shared a new Pokémon project they had been working on. It's a Pokémon first-person shooter (yep, for real) powered by Unreal Engine, and in it, you must ah...shoot pocket monsters, instead of catching them. Many were already wondering how long it...

    • Pokemon
    • The Pokemon Company
  • News Xbox Studio Rare "Immensely Pleased" About Banjo-Kazooie's Arrival On Switch

    We've waited almost 24 years...

    It was a bittersweet moment yesterday when Banjo-Kazooie arrived on the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack service. As fantastic as it is to see the UK developer's iconic duo return to a Nintendo platform after so long. It's now been nearly 20 years since Rare was acquired by Microsoft, and almost 24 since the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Banjo-Kazooie
    • Rare
    • Nintendo 64
  • News Pokémon Legends: Arceus Pre-Load File Size For Switch Revealed

    Pre-loads are now live!

    It's hard to believe, but we're now just days out from the release of Pokémon Legends: Arceus - a brand new Pokémon game that's expected to shake up the existing formula trainers have become so familiar with over the years. As we get closer to the latest entry's release on January 28th, we're learning new things about it...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News A New Hatsune Miku Puzzle Game Has Been Announced For Nintendo Switch

    Update: It's out next week in Japan

    Update [Sat 22nd Jan, 2022 13:30 GMT]: This new puzzle entry in the Hatsune Miku series has now been locked in for a release next week in Japan. It'll arrive on 27th January, and in the lead up to its release - there'll be new details shared about it every day. Original article [Fri 14th Jan, 2022 05:00 GMT]:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Japan
    • Hatsune Miku
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (January 22nd)

    The week before you-know-what

    Another week has passed, which brought some interesting news in the world of Nintendo and the wider games industry. A lot of attention fell on the planned Microsoft acquisition of Activision Blizzard, of course, and its potential impact on the industry. Back in the Nintendo Life, it was confirmed that Switch was the...

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • News Cult Classic Motorbike Sim 'Elasto Mania' Returns As A Remaster Next Week

    "A blast from the past" rides onto Switch

    Roughly a year after Elasto Mania's remaster was locked in for a Switch release, it's now been confirmed for a January 26 release. Yes, that's right - the cult classic indie motorbike game released in 2000 is back. That's next week and follows on from the Elasto Mania Remastered skipping its original 2021...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

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