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  • News Nostalgic N64-Inspired Platformer 'Frogun' Leaps Onto Switch In August

    Low-poly, with the soul of the 90s

    We need more frog-influenced platformers in our lives, right? Well, Frogun might just have us covered then. Even if you aren't controlling an actual frog... Today, developer Molegato and publisher Top Hat Studios announced that this nostalgic 90s-style platformer will be launching on the Switch on 2nd August. The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Rejoice, The Wii Shop Channel And DSi Shop Are Finally Back Up

    After months of being down

    Yes, your eyes aren't deceiving you — the Wii Shop Channel and DSi shop are finally accessible again after the two were suffering outages for months. The stores were first reported as offline back in March. Then, in May, GameXplain reached out to Nintendo, who stated that it had "nothing to announce", but thanks to

    • Nintendo
    • Wii
    • DS
  • News KURSK, A Docu-Game About The Nuclear Submarine Disaster, Is Coming To Switch

    "The first ever proper documentary game"

    First released elsewhere in 2018, Kursk, a game described by its makers as "the first ever proper documentary game", is coming to Switch on 14th July. Exploring the tragic real-life story of the Russian submarine which sank in August 2000, the game casts you as a spy that finds his way onto the ill-fated sub...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Nintendo Reveals A New And Colourful Splatoon 3 Switch OLED

    Plus a blue and yellow Pro Controller

    Nintendo has just unveiled a brand new Switch OLED with a shiny lick of paint! The new Splatoon 3-themed Switch OLED features some gorgeous-looking Joy-Cons with gradient colourations and splats of paint all over them. The dock itself also has a lovely dollop of sunny yellow paint on it complete with all of the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon
    • Hardware
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Fall Guys Gets An Update, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Includes improved vibration on Switch

    In case you missed it last month, Fall Guys is on Switch now in its updated free-to-play form — and it's good! But that doesn't mean it couldn't be better, and as a service game it's subject to regular updates that come with — you guessed it — big ol' lists of patch notes. As posted on Twitter, the July...

    • Switch eShop
    • Fall Guys
    • Updates
  • News Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Delves Into Unique Monsters, Ouroboros, And Colonies

    Even more to chew on...

    The Xenoblade Chronicles 3 news isn't dying down anytime soon! And, at the time of writing this, we're only 23 days away from the release of the upcoming JRPG. The official Japanese Twitter account has been sharing more tidbits from the game, both new and returning from previous entries. And, as always, Perfectly Nintendo...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Xenoblade
    • Xenoblade Chronicles 3
  • Hands On 'Live A Live' Gives A Unique 16-Bit RPG A Gorgeous New Lease Of Life

    We're LIVE from the past, present, and future

    If you have any interest in Super Nintendo RPGs, then you’ve likely heard of Live A Live. Released in 1994 for the Super Famicom in Japan, it came out during what many claim is Square Enix's — then known as Square, or Squaresoft in the West — 'Golden Era', launching just under a year after Secret...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Hands On
    • Features
    • Previews
  • News Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion To Get A New Menu-Based Battle System

    Other changes incoming for the remaster

    Square Enix's PSP prequel to the PlayStation smash Final Fantasy VII was recently announced to be getting a remaster during FFVII's 25th-anniversary stream. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion is the first time that Zack Fair's tale has been available outside of Sony's handheld, and it's also coming to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Final Fantasy
    • Square Enix
  • News Danny Phantom, Rocko, And More Nickelodeon Favourites Join 'Smite' In New Crossover

    "Wait, you're not Dib!"

    The Godly free-to-play MOBA Smite has just revealed its next crossover event coming later this month, and it might just be one of the most unexpected ones yet. Nintendo Everything reports that coming this July to the MOBA are Nickelodeon favourites Rocko, Danny Phantom, Invader Zim, Jenny (or XJ9), and Powdered Toastman...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Type-Moon's 'Witch On The Holy Night' Receives Western Release In December

    Type-Moons first localised visual novel

    Developer Type-Moon, known for the Tsukihime series (which includes the fighting game series Melty Blood) and the Fate series, has never really cracked the Western market with its visual novels. While beloved worldwide by genre fans, the developer's VN output has never been localised. Which makes this...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News NBA 2K23's Cover Star Is Michael Jordan, Scores September Release On Switch

    There's a Michael Jordan Edition, too

    Can you have too much Michael Jordan in your life if you're a basketball fan? 2K don't think so! Yesterday, the sports game publisher announced a release date for the next NBA title, NBA 2K23, and it's exactly when you think it is — September! On 9th September, you'll be able to shoot as many hoops as you...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Creator Of Philips CD-i Game 'Hotel Mario' Talks Getting Approval From Nintendo

    "They were pleased as far as I knew"

    The Philips CD-i is one of the rare consoles that has the distinction of having played host to a few officially licensed Nintendo games. And not just any old Nintendo licenses, either, but Zelda and Mario. The latter of the two only got one game on the system — Hotel Mario, which is often considered one of the...

    • Super Mario
    • Retro
    • CD-i
  • News Suda51 And James Gunn Aren't Involved With The 'Lollipop Chainsaw' Remake

    Update: "Grasshopper Manufacture has nothing to do with development"

    Update [Wed 6th Jul, 2022 09:00 BST]: Both Suda51 and James Gunn have taken to Twitter to clarify that neither of them has any involvement with this remake project. Suda's company, Grasshopper Manufacture, also has "nothing to do with development". Answering a follow-up tweet,...

    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Microsoft Renews Trademark For Rare's Classic N64 Game Blast Corps

    Viva Piñata, too

    Video game trademark renewals are always happening, and while they don't necessarily mean something is on the horizon, they do tend to create some excitement whenever it's a classic game or series we haven't heard about for some time. The latest ones, as highlighted by Game Rant, are tied to iconic British developer Rare - owned...

    • Rare
    • N64
    • Nintendo 64
    • Industry
    • Trademarks
  • News Nintendo Sets Switch Trailers To Private, But It's "Most Likely Nothing"

    Former Nintendo employee chimes in

    A Nintendo fan on the Famicom Boards has discovered the Switch OLED reveal trailers for North America and Japan were recently set to private on the company's official YouTube channels. It's seemingly been enough to fuel a new round of "Switch Pro" rumours - with some anticipating...or at least hoping for a big...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch OLED
    • Nintendo
    • US
    • Japan
  • News Nintendo Supply Chain Disruptions See Switch Sales Fall By 33% In Japan

    Procuring parts has been a struggle

    Nintendo is reportedly experiencing supply chain disruptions in Japan again. According to a new report from Nikkei, the company is currently experiencing a "frustrating" sales slowdown - shifting 33% fewer units in April - June compared to a year ago. Famitsu data reveals Switch unit sales totaled around 840,000...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Japan
    • Sales
  • News Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Is The Next Switch Online Trial

    Update: Confirmed for US and Europe

    Update [Wed 6th Jul, 2022 02:15 BST]: Nintendo has now confirmed Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle will be the next free trial game for North America. It's available to Switch Online subscribers at no additional cost from now until 12th July. Enjoy! Original article [Tue 5th Jul, 2022 04:30 BST]: Mario + Rabbids...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Switch eShop
    • Ubisoft
    • Super Mario
  • News Ubisoft Forward Returns September 10th, Expect News, Gameplay, Reveals & More

    Save the date

    It's that time of year where video game companies normally host their own 'Direct-like' presentations - revealing new and upcoming projects. The French publisher and developer Ubisoft announced last month it wouldn't be hosting its usual E3-style presentation in June and would wait until "later this year". Now, in an update, it's been...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Ubisoft
    • Industry

YesterdayTue, 5th Jul 2022

  • Guide Nintendo Switch Online Missions And Rewards: July 2022 - Animal Crossing, Super Mario Odyssey

    Earn Platinum Points to unlock new 'user elements'

    Nintendo first added 'Missions' and 'Rewards' to its Nintendo Switch Online subscription service in April 2022. These elements can be accessed by navigating to the NSO icon on your Switch home screen, then selecting the 'Missions & Rewards' section. Here, you'll find a list of available...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Guides
  • Reminder Nintendo's "Super" Switch Sale Ends Soon, Up To 50% Off Some Huge Games (North America)

    Roll up for the "Big Ol' Super Sale"

    Update [Tue 5th Jul, 2022 15:05 BST]: There's not much time left on the "Big Ol' Super Sale" on the North American eShop, so this is your last chance to get some amazing deals on some big Nintendo releases. The sale ends tomorrow, 6th July at 11:59pm PT. Make sure you check out our original story below to see...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sales
    • North America
    • Reminder
  • News Nintendo Files Trademark Application For 'NSW'

    Commonly used as an abbreviation for Switch

    Donkey Kong isn't the only thing Nintendo has filed a trademark for recently. As spotted on ResetEra, the Japanese company recently applied for to trademark 'NSW' in Europe. VGC points out how this is commonly used as the abbreviation for Switch. While there's speculation from some fans it could be a new...

    • Nintendo
    • Trademarks
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • Guide Where To Pre-Order Splatoon 3 On Nintendo Switch

    Best deals and cheapest prices

    Kids and squids alike will no doubt be looking forward to Splatoon 3, the latest game in Nintendo's family-friendly shooter series that's headed to Switch later this year. If you're super keen, you'll be pleased to know that pre-orders for the title have started to appear at a number of retailers. Nintendo has now...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Pre Orders
  • News Yuji Naka Erases Former Co-Worker And Sonic Creator Naoto Ohshima From Team Photo

    Update: Naka adds more detail

    Update: Naka has posted some tweets which appear to give a little more insight into the altered photo: It would seem that Naka is referring to the fallout surrounding the release of the much-derided Balan Wonderworld, which was created alongside Ohshima. Original Story [Tue 5th Jul, 2022 21:30 BST]: Things are...

    • Yuji Naka
    • Industry
    • Sonic
    • Sega
  • News NieR:Automata For Switch Handled By Nintendo Port Specialist Virtuos

    It was meant 2B

    Throughout the lifespan of the Nintendo Switch, there have been a number of "impossible" ports released. We're talking games like The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt and the new version of DOOM, developed by specialist teams such as Saber Interactive and Panic Button. One other developer who is also known to work miracles on Nintendo's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
  • News Made In Abyss RPG Details 'Deep In Abyss' Cave Raiding Mode

    We're goin' down...

    Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness is coming to the Switch on 2nd September! This action RPG, which recreates the events of the Made in Abyss manga/anime series universe, features two different story modes — one following main characters Riko and Reg as they journey into the Abyss, and a second which sees you...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Anime
  • News The Pokémon Company Combats Card Shortage By Printing 9 Billion Pokémon Cards

    A super effective strategy

    You may have noticed plenty of stories over the past year or so covering Pokémon cards and scalpers. Extremely rare cards going for absurd prices, and even Target stores in America suspending sales of the cards due to high demands and safety. The Pokémon Company acknowledged these issues and the shortages that were...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon TCG
    • TCG
  • Random Witness The Star Trek DS9 Intro In Glorious 64-Bit, Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Style

    It is not linear

    A little while ago we covered the incredible work of @SpinaSanctuary and their Zelda 64-inspired, low-poly Star Trek creations. The last batch focused on the crew of the USS Enterprise from Star Trek: The Next Generation, rendering them in brilliantly blocky 64-bit form with a variety of instruments — Data with his violin, Riker...

    • Random
    • Zelda
    • N64
    • Retro
    • Star Trek
  • Review Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition - A Cyberpunk Classic, Compromised On Switch

    Zoom and enhance… Yuck! Zoom out!

    Cyberpunk is an inherently old-fashioned genre. Its iconic works draw on futuristic ideas that have either become unremarkable, like essential spheres of life based on tech owned by megalomaniacal corporations, or been superseded, like an obsession with cybernetic enhancements instead of codified social status...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Guide Best Space And Sci-Fi Games On The Nintendo Switch

    The answer to the Ultimate Question

    Space. The final frontier. These are the voyages of the — sorry, er, these are the best space and science fiction games that can be found on the Nintendo Switch, despite the fact that none of the developers in this list has actually been to space. What makes a good space game? Well, first it has to take place...

    • Features
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    • Switch Essentials
    • Best Switch Games
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News PowerA Celebrates Cuphead's DLC With A Brand New Wireless Switch Controller

    Update: We've been sent one to try out!

    With the arrival of the long-awaited Cuphead DLC – The Delicious Last Course – accessory manufacturer PowerA has released an appropriately-themed enhanced wireless controller for the Nintendo Switch. We were fortunate enough to be sent one of these controllers, and we've been trying it out. On the plus...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Controllers
    • PowerA
  • Rumour Planned Remasters For GTA IV And Red Dead Redemption Have Apparently Been Scrapped

    Well, that's a shame

    Rumours have been swirling for quite some time regarding a potential remaster for Red Dead Redemption. The game originally launched over twelve years ago on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and followed the exploits of ex-outlaw John Marston as he hunts down his former gang members. The sequel, launched in 2018, showcased John's gang...

    • Rumour
    • Nintendo Switch
    • GTA
    • Red Dead
    • Rockstar
  • Rumour Potential Mario Kart Tour PC References Found In Datamined Details

    Mario Kart: Master Race?

    Okay, grab yourself a big ol' fistful of salt, everyone. A little datamined detail which is just plausible enough to be true suggests there might be a Nintendo game coming to PC at some point in the nearish future. According to datamined information from the latest update to the mobile free-to-play racer Mario Kart Tour,...

    • Rumour
    • Mario Kart
    • Nintendo
    • Mobile
  • Random This Incredible Super NES Manual Archive Will Get You All Nostalgic

    All 844 English language manuals

    We really miss physical game manuals. There was always a particular kind of joy that came from opening the box of a brand new video game and flicking through the pages of a manual to find out what the game was going to be like. Some of our favourites would get dog-eared, and torn up, but they were always well-loved...

    • Random
    • SNES
    • Retro
  • News Taito & M2 Bringing Shmup Collection 'Ray'z Arcade Chronology' To Switch

    Due out in Japan next year

    Update [Tue 5th Jul, 2022 15:30 BST]: Taito has announced a Japanese release date for Ray'z Arcade Chronology — 9th March 2023 (thanks, Gematsu). It'll cost 7,480 yen, although there's a fancy special edition version with a Blu-ray, a two-disc CD set, a guidebook, and other printed goodies that will set you back 18,480...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Shmup
    • Japan
  • News Shuntaro Furukawa Reveals What Nintendo Is Doing To Combat Info Leaks & Security Threats

    "We are taking a variety of initiatives"

    Nintendo has arguably been one of the biggest victims of video game industry leaks - with inncidents like the 'Gigaleak' revealing years of company secrets across multiple generations - including concepts, prototypes and even

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Shuntaro Furukawa
    • Leaks
  • News Grab 22 Fighting Classics With The 'Capcom Fighting Bundle'

    Hadoooken!

    With the recent launch of Capcom Fighting Collection - which includes the likes of Darkstalkers, Cyberbots, and Red Earth - Capcom now boasts an incredible 22 classic fighting games on Switch alongside the previous launch of Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection. The good news is you can now pick up both collections in one go with...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Surpasses 2 Million Units Shipped

    Main game also breaks 10 million

    The Monster Hunter franchise continues to demonstrate its monumental success with the release of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, a major expansion for Switch and PC that introduces new monsters, weapons, story elements, and more. We love it here at Nintendo Life and called it "a success in multiple ways" in our...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Monster Hunter
  • News Toy Soldiers HD Finally Shoots For An August Switch Release Date

    After multiple delays

    The last we heard from Toy Soldiers HD, an upcoming tower defense-FPS-strategy game, was that the Switch version had been pushed back from the intended October 21st release date, needing further testing. It's good news at last, as Accelerate Games today announced that the game would be coming out on the Nintendo Switch on the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News PlatinumGames' Shmup Sol Cresta Receives An Update, Here's What's Included

    Bayonetta 3 can wait

    In case you missed it, Sol Cresta actually got a release on Switch earlier this year (after starting out life as an April Fool's joke). Since then, PlatinumGames has been issuing updates for this new shoot 'em up, and we're now up to the next major one (Version 1.0.4). The Japanese publisher and developer has shared the full...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
    • PlatinumGames
    • Shmup
  • News This Latest Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Track Will Get You Seriously Pumped

    Hmm, that title is familiar..!

    Nintendo has shared a brand new track from the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 OST and its title might be familiar if you're a fan of the series. Titled 'You Will Know Our Names - Finale', the track will play when you encounter unique monsters as you traverse the land of Aionios. Of course, if you've played the first Xenoblade...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Exclusive Sing-Along To This Brand New 'Time On Frog Island' Trailer

    Hip-hoppin', flip floppin'!

    Publisher Merge Games has shared a brand new video of the rather delightful-looking Time on Frog Island as pre-orders go live on the US and UK Switch eShops — an exclusive trailer that includes a little sing-along with an overview of what the game is all about. Talk about a frog chorus, eh? If you've somehow

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
    • Exclusive
    • Video
  • News 'Emo' Visual Novel Gloom And Doom Brings Slacker Movie Vibes To Switch

    Apocalyptic

    Publisher Viridian Software is bringing its new visual novel Gloom and Doom to the Switch on July 19th, promising throwbacks to '90s slacker movies but with a supernatural twist. It stars Winona, an ordinary 'emo' teenager who is secretly an immortal doom-bringer who could bring about the end of the world - except she doesn't want to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop

Monday4th Jul 2022

  • Guide Where To Pre-Order Xenoblade Chronicles 3 On Switch

    Best deals and cheapest prices

    The next game in Monolith Soft's Xenoblade series is just around the corner, with Xenoblade Chronicles 3 now launching earlier than originally planned. Nintendo has announced that the game will now release on Switch on 29th July 2022, earlier than the September release window that was given earlier this year. Here's...

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  • Random The World's First 'NFT Console' Has A Very Familiar-Looking Logo

    Born to play?

    It's happening, alright. Polium, a Web 3 company (Web 3 is an idea of a new version of the internet that we know today, with a form distributed in the blockchain) has revealed the very first NFT video game console this weekend. Called the Polium One, this little black box is meant to be "a multi-chain console for Web 3 gaming" and...

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  • News Nintendo Halting Operations In Russia Has Reportedly Had 'Negligible Effect'

    No products are currently being shipped to the region

    Since the commencement of Russia's invasion into its neighbouring country of Ukraine back on February 24th, Nintendo has gradually halted operations within the country. Roughly one week after the invasion started, it was reported that eShop payments had been suspended within the region, with...

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • Review Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak - A Deliciously Difficult, Must-Have Expansion

    An expansion with bite

    Monster Hunter Rise has proven to be a welcome continuation of the IP's global growth in popularity, following the breakout mainstream success of 2018's Monster Hunter: World and its Iceborne expansion on non-Nintendo platforms. Rise itself brought some interesting evolutions from World, retaining more of the quirky charm we...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Capcom
    • Monster Hunter
    • DLC
  • Guide Where To Pre-Order 'Live A Live' On Switch

    Best deals and cheapest prices

    Square Enix's latest RPG heading to Switch is Live A Live (actually stylised as LIVE A LIVE), which launches on the console on 22nd July 2022. It's not technically new, of course, being a revival of the original Live A Live that launched on the Super Famicom exclusively in Japan. This new version finally gives those...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Square Enix
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  • News Trademark For Intellivision Amico Has Been Abandoned

    It's not looking good, folks

    In the latest sign that the Intellivision Amico is unlikely to ever release, its trademark has now been marked as "abandoned" by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. As reported by VGC, the trademark was originally filed by Intellivision Entertainment on October 19th, 2018 and subsequently accepted on...

    • Intellivision
    • Amico
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  • Review Cuphead - The Delicious Last Course - Short, Sweet, And Utterly Essential

    You'd be a mug to ignore it

    There’s a section near the end of one of the new stages in Cuphead’s DLC that made us shout a four-letter word at the screen extremely loudly, and that word wasn’t ‘cups’. Being the level-headed types we are, it’s very rare for a game to make us resort to such outbursts, but there we were, bellowing the sort...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • DLC
    • Cuphead
  • News Bandai Namco Shares First Gameplay Of Pac-Man World: Re-PAC

    Showing improved UI and returning abilities

    Bandai Namco had some new details to share at Anime Expo 2022 this weekend on the upcoming Pac-Man World: Re-PAC, a remake of the PlayStation platformer. And this new version of the classic 3D platformer had a few bells and whistles added that'll make the game feel that much smoother. This is the first...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Bandai Namco
    • Pac-Man
  • UK Charts Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes Crashes Out Of Top Ten

    Right down to fourteenth

    Although it's only been out for little over a week, Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes has fallen from the top spot all the way down to fourteenth place in the UK charts, below the likes of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Pokémon Legends: Arceus, and Mario Strikers: Battle League Football. It's perhaps the biggest drop we've...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • UK Charts
    • UK
    • Charts
  • News Splatoon 3 Introduces New Multiplayer Map 'Mincemeat Metalworks'

    Sorry, what kind of Metalworks?

    Splatoon 3 is looking to close out Nintendo's summer offerings with a paint-splattering bang, and Nintendo UK has shown off another stage coming to the third paint-blasting multiplayer game. Called the 'Mincemeat Metalworks' (yep, reread it), we hope the stage isn't as brutal and gory as it sounds! Luckily it isn't...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Splatoon
  • Watch This Insane "Triforce%" Speedrun Turns Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Into Breath Of The Wild

    Breath of the Ocarina of Wild Time

    SGDQ, or Summer Games Done Quick, is a speedrunning charity fundraising marathon that wrapped up last weekend with a total of over $3 million raised for Doctors Without Borders. It included a run of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl, a tense relay race in Super Mario Maker 2, and an absolutely nuts...

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    • Speedrunning
    • SGDQ
  • Random Could Cellular Automaton Determine The Best Pokémon Type?

    Yeah, science!

    Man, Pokémon types... If you're super into the Pokémon franchise, you'll know that a strong knowledge of the various types can often mean the difference between failure and success within both the campaign and online community. Of course, there are many other variables that ought to be considered when jumping into the world of...

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    • Pokemon
  • News Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope, NieR: Automata File Sizes Seemingly Revealed

    Glory to Rabbids

    October is looking like a pretty stacked month for Switch owners if last week's Nintendo Direct Mini is anything to go by. During the Partner Showcase, we got a confirmed release date for Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope and confirmation that PlayStation 4 classic NieR: Automata would be getting a port called NieR: Automata The End of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
    • Ubisoft
    • Super Mario
  • Feature What It Takes To Be A Zelda: Breath Of The Wild World Record Speedrunner

    BOTW's best 'runners talk tricks and clips

    It’s 1 AM and you have just spent the past 12 hours replaying the same segment of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. In your mind, there is no stopping until perfection is achieved – or the more likely option – you pass out from sleep deprivation. For the next few weeks, you continue to hone...

    • Features
    • Zelda
    • BOTW
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Interviews
  • News PowerA's Kirby Controller Is The Perfect 30th Anniversary Accessory

    Plus a lovely little case!

    PowerA is joining in with the pink puffball's 30th-anniversary celebrations in its own way! The accessory manufacturer has created a brand new wired controller to celebrate Kirby's birthday. Everything about the controller is peak Kirby; pink buttons, splashes of different shades of pink and blue, a little warp star in...

    • Kirby
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Controllers
    • PowerA
  • Gallery First 4 Figures' 'Life Size' Samus Helmet - The Ultimate Metroid Collectable?

    If only you could actually wear it...

    Last year, First 4 Figures revealed the latest product in its line of Metroid-related items: Samus' Helmet. It's basically a scale model of the helmet Samus Aran wears in the Metroid Prime series, with one unfortunate omission – you can't actually wear it.

    • First 4 Figures
    • Metroid
    • Merchandise
    • Gallery

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