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  • News Gogeta [SS4] Joins The Dragon Ball FighterZ Roster Next Week

    The final character of FighterZ Pass 3

    Bandai Namco has announced Gogeta will arrive in Dragon Ball FighterZ next week on 12th March. If you're not familiar with this particular character, he's a fusion of Goku and Vegeta from GT. In the clip below, you can see him facing off against the other recent release Super Baby 2 and

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Dragon Ball
    • Bandai Namco
    • DLC
    • Anime
  • News Nintendo Plugs Skyward Sword HD With "Elements" Later Adopted In Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

    "features like a stamina gauge"

    The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword might not necessarily be everyone's favourite entry in the Zelda series, but according to Nintendo, it put a lot of foundations in place for the Wii U swan song and Switch launch title, Breath of the Wild. Nintendo has used this as yet another opportunity on social media to promote...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Nintendo
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Check Out This Side-By-Side Comparison Of Crash Bandicoot 4 On Switch And PS4 Pro

    Can you tell the difference?

    Next week sees the arrival of Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time on the Switch. In the lead-up to this exciting third-party release, YouTuber Cycu1 has put together an "early graphics comparison" video in 1080p, comparing the cut scenes in the Nintendo version to the PlayStation 4 Pro release. At a glance, it's honestly...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Crash Bandicoot
  • News A New Patch For Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night Is Now Available

    Fixes and more included

    Earlier this week, a new update was rolled out across all platforms for Koji Igarashi's Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. On the Nintendo Switch, this bumps the game up to Version 1.21. This is the same update that was released for the Steam version last month. It includes a "final update" to randomizer seeds and has...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
    • Bloodstained

YesterdaySat, 6th Mar 2021

  • News Atlus Wants To Know What Games You Want Ported To Switch

    It's that time of year again

    Atlus has just released its annual online survey for 2021. As usual, it asks Japanese fans a number of questions about their own personal gaming habits and more. In terms of Switch-related questions, the same one from last year about possible ports is arguably the highlight. The only difference is it's no longer a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Atlus
    • Japan
  • Rumour Nintendo Switch Pro "Will Have Exclusives", Says Insider

    "I know of at least one"

    Bloomberg published a story earlier this week about Nintendo's plans to release a new Switch model that would come equipped with a Samsung OLED display which will consume less battery, and offer higher contrast and possibly even a faster response time. It's reportedly a 7-inch, 720p-resolution panel and will be able to...

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    • Nintendo
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  • Feature People Are Sharing Their First Four Zelda Screenshots On Switch, And We Wanted To Join In

    Let's just delete all the ones of Link's bum in those rubber tights real quick

    It's been 4 years (and a few days) since the release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, alongside the Nintendo Switch itself. Despite not being a particularly big anniversary, it's been celebrated nonetheless by fans and game critics alike. The latest birthday...

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    • Zelda
    • Anniversaries
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Among Us Update Adds New Quick Chat Tool - Makes Games "Easier" And "Faster" To Play

    There's nothing sus about this

    Innersloth - the team behind the insanely popular game Among Us, has just rolled out a brand new update for the Nintendo Switch version. This bumps the game up to Version 2021.2.21. Although this patch is only small, it adds a helpful quick chat tool - allowing players to communicate much faster. "hey Crewmates,...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • Review Skyforge - A Disastrous MMORPG Cursed With Technical Faults And Dire Gameplay

    Godawful

    Editor's note: The developer claims that a patch is currently awaiting certification with Nintendo which aims to improve the performance of Skyforge on Switch. However, it would seem the availability of this patch is still unknown at present. With that in mind, we're publishing our review ahead of the patch going live, so please keep in...

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    • Switch eShop
  • News Blizzard's Diablo II Remaster Will Support Your Old Save Files

    Time to revive your original builds

    Last month, Blizzard announced Diablo II: Resurrected. It's a remaster of the base game and Lord of Destruction, and it's coming to the Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms this year. If you happen to be a returning player, you might be interested to know you'll actually be able to use your saves from the...

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    • Diablo
    • Blizzard
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (March 6th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    With fresh "Switch Pro" rumours and confirmation that Nintendo has no intention of backing down from its decision to wipe Mario from existence at the end of the month, it's been quite the rollercoaster week. Thankfully, it's now time for us to have a breather and chat about our weekend gaming plans. Me

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  • Review Citizens Unite!: Earth x Space - Two Mid-Tier RPGs For The Price Of One

    Ambassador, with these RPGs you are really spoiling us

    Comedy in video games is an extremely difficult prospect. As everyone well knows, the truest comedy in the medium comes from the stupid jokes and antics of you playing with your friends; scripted yuks are generally hamstrung by the inherent repetition and player-controlled pacing of any given...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Video Check Out 12 Minutes Of Story Of Seasons: Pioneers Of Olive Town Gameplay

    Pet racing, clothing options, and more

    Did our recent preview of Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town leave you with questions about the game ahead of its 23rd/26th March release? Perhaps our early opinion of the game made you decide not to get it - or perhaps the news that

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    • Story of Seasons
  • News The Third Major Update For Hypercharge: Unboxed Is Now Live

    Adds co-op Bots, a third-person mode and more

    If you're looking for some co-op and PVP first-person shooter action on the Nintendo Switch, one game well worth considering is Hypercharge: Unboxed. It arrived on the Nintendo Switch last January and since then has been continually refined and improved - with updates and much more. Developer and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates

Friday5th Mar 2021

  • News Nintendo Isn't Backing Down On Its Decision To Pull Mario Products From Stores This Month

    Update: Nintendo of Europe offers further clarification

    Update: Following on from the statement posted on Nintendo's Japanese social media channels (see our original article below), Nintendo of Europe has also shared further confirmation of the upcoming product takedowns: "The Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary will come to an end on March 31st,...

    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Version 11.0.0 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Pyra and Mythra join the battle

    Pyra and Mythra have officially joined the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster as DLC fighters and that means there's also a new game update now available to download. This latest patch bumps Ultimate up to 11.0.0. Apart from new fighters (including a new stage and 16 Xenoblade Chronicles 2 music tracks), there are now...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Updates
  • Video Ten 3DS Exclusives That Could Be Better On Nintendo Switch

    Potentially perfect ports

    With the likes of Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Pikmin 3 Deluxe making the jump to Switch, it's pretty commonplace to see fans talking about which other titles could transition from the Wii U to Nintendo's latest system. But what about games that were originally released on the 3DS? While...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS
    • Video
  • News Xbox's Phil Spencer: 'I Could Have Never Designed The Wii... It Was Just Amazing To See'

    And he 'still doesn't get' the N64's controller

    Executive Vice-President of Gaming at Microsoft, Phil Spencer. Phil Spencer hasn't been shy about showing his respect for Nintendo in recent times, and now, as part of Crackle’s 'Playing With Power: The Nintendo Story' series, Xbox's gaming boss has been at it again. As noted by

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  • News Nintendo Reveals The Top 15 Most-Downloaded Switch Games In February 2021 (Europe)

    The eShop's biggest games

    Nintendo has shared an updated list of Europe's most-downloaded Switch eShop games, revealing which titles were the most popular during February 2021. It's perhaps no surprise to see that Nintendo's very own Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury has gone straight in at number one after launching on the 12th of the month. It...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News Rune Factory 5's New Gameplay Trailer Shows Combat And Rune Factory 4 Save Data Bonuses

    Introducing the Seed Circle

    With two months to go before Rune Factory 5's Japanese release, we're slowly getting new information about Marvelous' anticipated RPG simulation sequel. Having previously revealed a "Premium Box" last month, Marvelous has now launched a fresh gameplay trailer during the recent "Rune Factory Channel: To a New

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News No More Heroes 1 & 2 Physical Releases Announced For Switch, Pre-Orders Open Next Week

    "Travis Touchdown gets physical"

    Before Travis Touchdown returns in No More Heroes III, you might be interested in adding the first two games to your Switch collection in physical form. With this in mind, Limited Run Games has announced it will be releasing hard copies of No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle for the Nintendo...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Limited Run Games
  • Video Beautiful Ghibli-Esque Platformer Hoa Gets A 7-Minute Gameplay Trailer

    Make friends with bugs!

    Hoa is unfairly gorgeous. The game was announced last year with a late 2020 release on Switch, but has since been moved to an April 2021 launch, and this is the first time we've seen gameplay. Charmingly narrated by Art Director and Co-Founder of Skrollcat Studio, Son Tra, the video shows off various mechanics, like making...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Indie
    • Video
  • Mini Review Kill It With Fire - Arachnophobes Need Not Apply

    Itsy bitsy spider climbed up the burning spout

    Spiders are truly wonderful creatures. They’re exceptionally clever and are able to create the most intricate, beautiful webs imaginable. They eat pests, thus preventing the spread of disease, and they happen to be the inspiration for one of the most beloved superheroes in modern culture. Yet for many...

    • Mini Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • News Is Nintendo Planning To Resurrect The Pokémon Mini For Pokémon's 25th Birthday?

    Wishful thinking, perhaps?

    There's certainly plenty of stuff happening this year to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise, including games, merchandise and even

    • Pokemon
  • News Blaster Master Zero: MetaFight Chronicle Brings All Three Games Together In One Package

    No word on a Western release at this time

    We had high praise for Blaster Master Zero and its sequel when they first launched, giving them 8/10 stars and 9/10 stars respectively. Inti Creates has successfully revived this old school action-platformer series and yesterday, we received news that

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Unlock Some New Smash Bros. Spirits With Persona 5 Strikers And Ghosts 'n Goblins Save Data

    Will be made available to all players at a later date

    Nintendo has just rolled out Version 11.0.0 of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Apart from the new DLC characters, fighter adjustments and fixes, it seems this update also includes some extra goodies for anyone who has save data for

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Universal Orlando's Super Nintendo World Gets Delayed Until 2025

    News comes after recent construction restart due to COVID-19

    Super Nintendo World's not had a brilliant start. The Japanese park's opening got delayed back in January, and though we knew it would be sometime before the United States parks opened, we didn't know how long we'd be waiting. As it turns out, Orlando's Super Nintendo World - part of the...

    • Super Nintendo World
    • Universal Studios
    • North America
  • News Bloodstained's Miriam Joins 3D Brawler Mighty Fight Federation This Spring

    Iga's excited

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate isn't the only all-star brawler on the Nintendo Switch. In fact, last month saw the release of the Power Stone "inspired" 3D arena fighter, Mighty Fight Federation. The game already has characters like ToeJam & Earl along with Yooka-Laylee in it, an

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Hate Zips? Then This Magnet-Powered Nintendo Switch Carry Bag Could Be For You

    The power of 92 magnets!

    Given how successful the Switch has been, it's understandable that we've seen quite a few carry case options arrive on the market. However, the MagGo offers something a little different; instead of fiddly zips and clasps, it uses magnets. Boasting a "patent-pending magnetic connection system", the MagGo "allows users to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
    • Kickstarter
  • News You Can Now Play As Xenoblade's Pyra/Mythra In Smash Bros. Ultimate

    The two-in-one DLC fighter has arrived

    Following on from Masahiro Sakurai's showcase of the new DLC fighters Pyra and Mythra yesterday, these characters are now officially available in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. If you've already purchased the second Fighters Pass, it's simply a matter of updating your copy of the game. Otherwise, you can purchase...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Xenoblade
    • DLC
  • Video Animal Crossing: New Horizons Trailer Shows Us What's New In March

    Spring is here! And Mario items are everywhere

    Nintendo has released its latest trailer for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, giving us a quick overview of all the changes you'll be able to spot on your island this month. Naturally, March sees the return of Spring on your island (for those playing in the Northern Hemisphere, at least), so it's time to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Video
  • News Mary Skelter Finale Brings A New Nightmare To Switch This Fall

    Jailbreak time

    Mary Skelter's been around for a little while on Switch. Taking inspiration from fairy tales, it first launched in 2016 with Mary Skelter: Nightmares, offering a first person dungeon-crawling RPG. Developed by Compile Heart and Idea Factory, Nightmares was ported to Switch for free within Mary Skelter 2 back in 2019. Now, we've got...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • New Game + Expo
  • News Inti Creates Is Bringing Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 To Switch In 2022

    Bloodstained director Hiroki Miyazawa joins the team

    While we were hoping the third entry in Inti Creates' flagship 2D side-scrolling series Azure Striker Gunvolt would arrive this year, unfortunately, it seems we'll have to wait a little bit longer. The Japanese company has announced Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 will be arriving on the Nintendo Switch...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News This Is What Kirby's Pyra/Mythra Form Looks Like In Smash Bros. Ultimate

    Fabulous, puffball

    During the latest presentation for the new Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC fighters Pyra/Mythra, game director Masahiro Sakurai revealed what his creation Kirby looks like when he uses his copy ability on the two-in-one character. What he transforms into depends on which character is fighting at the time. His ability will also differ:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Kirby
  • News Pokémon GO And The TCG Are Getting A Professor Willow Crossover Card

    Trading places

    2021 is the fifth anniversary of Pokémon GO, which means it's been five years since the craze made a bunch of us go out and get exercise by accident. The game continues to reach new heights, although they recently drew some ire for taking away their stay-at-home safety additions despite the pandemic not being over yet. The latest...

    • Pokemon
    • TCG
    • Pokemon GO
  • News Future Games Show Returns On March 25th For A Spring Showcase

    40 different games will feature

    E3's absence last year left quite a gap in gaming events, one that was quickly filled with no end of independent alternatives. Future Games Show was one of these, hosting two separate shows which brought about several reveals for Switch. Brought to us by

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    • Switch eShop
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