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  • News Lara Croft's Pinup Posters Go Missing In Tomb Raider I-III Remastered

    Following last week's second major patch

    Last week, Aspyr released the second major update for Tomb Raider I-III Remastered, and while it's added a new outfit, it's also supposedly removed some content according to multiple player reports. Although there does not appear to be any mention of this in the latest patch notes, Tomb Raider fans on social...

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    • Aspyr
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    • Switch eShop
  • Feature Can We Track Down Every Cart In Our Top 50 Game Boy List In One Week?

    Collection Quest GB

    The Game Boy turns 35 years old today, 21st April 2024, and we've run several features over the past few days celebrating the system and its games. Today, George goes on an epic quest to see if he can acquire the 50 finest GB games — as ranked by you — in physical form with just 100 pounds sterling in his pocket... I’ve...

    • Features
    • Game Boy
    • Anniversary
  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Paper Mario: Sticker Star (3DS)

    When stars align

    Hello one and all, and welcome to this week's edition of Box Art Brawl! It feels like only yesterday that we checked out Kirby Super Star's box art variants, yet here we are! In last week's battle, we had a classic three-way brawl to determine whether North America, Europe, or Japan would come out on top. Well, after counting and...

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    • 3DS
    • Super Mario
  • Anniversary The Game Boy Is 35 Years Old Today

    Time Extension A pocket-sized revolution

    The Nintendo Game Boy turns 35 today. Released in Japan on April 21st, 1989, this monochrome handheld would quickly become one of the hottest consumer products of the early '90s; a famous anecdote claims that a Sony executive was furious with his designers and stated that the Game Boy should have been a Sony product, given...

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  • News The Witcher's Netflix Series Announces "Fifth And Final Season"

    Liam Hemsworth replaces Henry Cavill in Season 4

    Ahead of production of The Witcher Season 4 starring Liam Hemsworth, Netflix's news website Tudum has officially announced Season 5 will be the "final" season. These seasons will be shot "back-to-back" and will adapt Andrzej Sapkowski's three remaining books: Baptism of Fire, The Tower of the...

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    • CD Projekt Red
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  • News Sonic X Shadow Generations Has Been Rated In South Korea

    It was announced for Switch in February

    It's the "Year of Shadow", and with this in mind, the upcoming release Sonic X Shadow Generations has now been rated. As highlighted by Eurogamer, a rating for the title was published in South Korea yesterday. It doesn't reveal much else other than it's an "action" game and is suitable for "all" users. At the...

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  • News Mother 3 Is Getting An Adorable New Set Of Plushies

    To hug while we wait for our English localisation

    Update [Sun 21st Apr, 2024 05:00 BST]: As part of the Mother 3 18th anniversary celebrations this week, the Mother Project website has now confirmed these plushies will go on sale next week on 25th April 2024. Once again, the set includes Lucas, Claus, Duster and Kumatora. Original article [Wed...

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YesterdaySat, 20th Apr 2024

  • Guide 50 Best Game Boy Games Of All Time

    Old Boy

    In honour of the handheld's 35th anniversary on Sunday, we're republishing this reader-ranked list of the top 50 Game Boy games ever. How many have you got? Remember, several of these are now playable on Switch with a Nintendo Switch Online subscription. You can check out the full list here: <related ids="144934"> Friday 21st April...

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  • Guide Best Relaxing Nintendo Switch Games

    Chill games for Nintendo Switch

    Updated with a fresh clutch of chill-vibe, relaxing Switch games. Enjoy! Had a tough day? When it comes to getting your pulse racing and adrenaline coursing, there are more than enough video games that fit the bill. Whether battling to recover your humanity in Dark Souls, making it to the final two in Fortnite, or...

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  • Feature Meet Four Developers Making Brand-New Game Boy Titles In 2024

    35 years and stronger than ever

    The Game Boy turns 35 years old on 21st April 2024, and we'll be running several features over the next few days celebrating the system and its games. Today, George speaks with four talented individuals keeping the candle burning for the DMG-001 in the 21st century... The humble Game Boy may be turning 35, but that...

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  • Random Sakurai Talks About "The Most Incredible Year For The Game Industry"

    In his "personal opinion" it's 1986

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai is back at it with a new "Grab Bag" video - this time discussing the "most incredible year for the game industry". In his own "personal opinion", it's 1986 - a year that marked the beginning of multiple major franchises, the arrival of the NES in Europe, and the...

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  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons 'Isabelle' First 4 Figures Statue Announced

    Pre-orders open next month

    Update: First 4 Figures has already shared a teaser in the form of a silhouette reveal. Pre-orders begin 2nd May 2024. Original: First 4 Figures is known for its work on all sorts of high-quality video game game figurines, and with this in mind, it's now teasing its next Nintendo-themed one. More precisely it's an...

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    • First 4 Figures
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Eighting Is Working On A New Hunter x Hunter Fighting Game

    Update: A playable demo will be at EVO Japan 2024

    Update #2 [Sat 20th Apr, 2024 23:45 BST]: In a new update from Bushiroad Games, the character line up for the upcoming EVO Japan 2024 demo has been confirmed. All up there'll be six playable fighters which include "Gon, Killua, Leorio, Kurapika, Hisoka, and Chairman Netero" (PR Times via...

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  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (20th April)

    Totally rad(s)!

    The weekend has rolled around once again and we are eager to play some games! Before we do that, however, let's take a look back at the week just gone. The big news this week was Nintendo's first Indie World of the year which didn't bring us that game but did provide plenty of goodies including Little Kitty, Big City, Teenage Mutant...

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  • News Strayed Lights Is Getting A Physical Switch Release, Pre-Orders Open Soon

    Another 'Limited Run' game

    One game we were genuinely surprised with when it rolled out on the Switch eShop last year was the immersive action-adventure Strayed Lights. In our review here on Nintendo Life, we mentioned how the combat was unique and accessible (even if it did get a little repetitive at times) and noted how the story was told in a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Limited Run Games

Friday19th Apr 2024

  • Review Kudzu (Switch) A Delightful, Leafy Ode To Link's Awakening And The Game Boy

    It'll grow on you

    Kudzu came to this reviewer during a significant birthday celebration. The day was filled with echoes of our past. There was the music on the radio – uncanny remixes of early-to-mid-90s techno songs that used to hype up pre-teen candyfloss-fuelled visits to funfairs. And there was Kudzu and its unsubtle similarity to all-time...

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    • Game Boy
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  • News Stardew Valley Adds 40 New Mine Layouts In Latest Update, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    The Switch release is still waiting on the '1.6 Update'

    Although we're still waiting on the Stardew Valley '1.6 Update' for Switch, the game's creator Eric 'ConcernedApe' Barone is already rolling out new updates for the PC version. In the latest update (1.6.4 update), the creator has added all sorts of new content and features on top of everything...

    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News This Essential GameCube Upgrade Is Now Available "For Free"

    Time Extension DOL-101 Digital Port kit files uploaded to GitHub

    One of the best things about the GameCube is the fact that it offers a digital port which allows you to get a really good image out of the console, but sadly this isn't the case for all models of the machine. While the original DOL-001 variant has Digital AV Out, the revised DOL-101 lacks it, which...

    • Nintendo
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  • News Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Looks Glorious In New Footage

    Please sir, can I have Smorg?

    Nintendo's marketing campaign for Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door is well underway at this point (as you would hope, given its 23rd May release date) and that means we are getting to see a lot about what the remake has in store. A new short trailer shared on Twitter today contains some fresh footage of the game,...

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  • Video Satisfye's New Switch Grip Should Satisfy Handheld Fans

    I can't get nooo... ♫

    If you're someone who happens to love playing the Switch in handheld mode but just can't get to grips (ahah) with the standard joy-con controllers, then you've probably flirted with a few add-on grips, decks, or even completely different controllers altogether. One company that's been churning out a few grips is Satisfye,...

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  • News New Nintendo Infographic Showcases Every April Indie World Game

    Loco for the logos

    Remember the Indie World showcase from earlier this week? It was sweet, huh? Well, to show just how sweet it was, Nintendo has today taken to Twitter to release its regular infographic highlighting all of the titles that were featured. Now it's true, this Indie World graphic might not be quite as stacked with icons as those that...

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  • News My Nintendo Store Adds Animal Crossing: New Horizons Item (North America)

    Available while supplies last

    Although Nintendo has officially wrapped the development of Animal Crossing: New Horizons for the Switch, it hasn't completely forgotten about this particular entry. On the My Nintendo Store this week, it's added a New Horizons-themed 'Leaf Bandana'. This item will set you back 500 Platinum Points (shipping fees apply)...

    • Nintendo Switch
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    • My Nintendo
    • US
    • North America
  • News Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Introduces Yoshi Ahead Of Next Month's Launch

    Coming to Switch this May

    Nintendo has been building up excitement for the return of Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door with regular reminders the game is on the way. Just earlier this week, its social accounts introduced the main cast of the game and now it seems to be sharing a slightly more detailed breakdown of each character starting with...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Paper Mario
    • Nintendo
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  • Feature Evolving With Pokémon: How The Games Helped Me Navigate A Confused Childhood

    This coping mechanism was super effective!

    The Game Boy turns 35 years old on 21st April 2024, and we'll be running several features over the next few days celebrating the system and its games. Today, Tim thinks back on how Pocket Monsters came to his aid in his formative years, and how the series that started on Nintendo's iconic portable would...

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    • Game Boy
    • Retro
    • Nintendo
    • Anniversary
  • News Super Nintendo World's Donkey Kong Country Park Delayed To Late 2024

    Swinging away from Spring

    It was right at the end of 2023 that Universal Studios announced the opening date for its Donkey Kong Country park at Super Nintendo World Japan. It was supposed to be this Spring (any day now, we would assume), but instead, the studio has announced that the opening has been pushed back to "late 2024". The delay was...

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    • Donkey Kong
    • Japan
  • News Splatoon And Pokémon Join 'Free Comic Book Day' 2024 Lineup

    The action begins early next month

    Free Comic Book Day will take place next month on 4th May 2024 and as usual, there will be some video game-themed ones up for grabs. Provided you're located near a participating retailer, this year, you'll be able to get your hands on 'Pokémon Adventures: Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire’, ‘Street Fighter vs...

    • Splatoon
    • Pokemon
    • Comics
    • Manga
    • Nintendo
  • News Eiyuden Chronicle Developer Is 'Moving Forward With A Sequel' After Creator's Death

    "I hope we will be able to carry on Murayama’s legacy"

    Rabbit & Bear Studios, the developer behing the upcoming Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes, has confirmed that it is "moving forward" with a sequel after the franchise creator's death earlier this year (thanks, VGC). Yoshitaka Murayama, who also created the Suikoden franchise, sadly...

    • Nintendo Switch
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    • Switch eShop
  • Review PowerA Wireless Lumectra Switch Controller - Dazzling, Though Missing Some Key Features

    Light up your life

    If you cast your mind back to 2021, you might remember how PowerA set out to light up our gaming lives with the Spectra controller. This officially licensed pad appeared much the same as your standard Pro Controller on the surface but it was capable of putting on an LED light show while gaming. All in all, it was a pretty neat...

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  • News Hatsune Miku's Fitness Boxing Game Is Getting A DLC Update

    Free costume and music also confirmed

    Following local classifications for Hatsune Miku's Fitness Boxing game, Imagineer has now announced the Japanese release will be adding an "Editor Mode" in a new DLC update next week. This DLC will go live on 25th April 2024 and is priced at 990 yen (around $6). This new mode will allow players to create...

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