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  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel #82 - Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble

    Rock 'n' roll

    Welcome back to Box Art Brawl, our weekly poll to find the best regional box art variant from two or more retro candidates. Last time we looked at The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks in a duel that pitted Japan and Europe against North America. It appears that the regional team-up worked wonders — the greenery of the JP/EU cover...

    • Poll
    • Box Art Brawl
    • Retro
    • Kirby
    • Anniversary
  • News New Fan-Made Zelda Mod Transforms Wind Waker Into Ocarina Of Time

    Introducing "The Legend of Zelda: Winds of Time"

    If you love The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker and the Nintendo 64 classic, Ocarina of Time, then you absolutely have to take a look at the mod in the video above. Zelda fan and modder BigSharkZ has assembled a video showing off a similar but different version of Ocarina of Tim

    • Zelda
    • The Legend of Zelda
    • Mods
  • News A New Limited-Time Pokémon Sword And Shield Dream Ball Distribution Has Begun

    Get it while you can!

    There's another limited-time item up for grabs in Pokémon Sword and Shield. This time around it's for a special Dream Ball. As explained by Serebii.net, this code was handed out during the Pokémon Players Cup 3 stream. This offer runs until 12th April (aka tomorrow) - so be sure to act fast. The code you'll need for this...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
  • News Shantae's Game Boy Color Adventure Arrives On Nintendo Switch This Month

    Take a trip back in time

    WayForward has revealed the original Shantae for Game Boy Color will be released on Switch eShop on 22nd April. Along with an announcement on social media, it's also released a trailer showing off the original game in action on Nintendo's hybrid hardware. Notably, this version of the game will also include the standard GBC...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Game Boy Color

YesterdaySat, 10th Apr 2021

  • Reminder Nintendo's Huge Multiplayer Switch Sale Ends This Weekend, Over 190 Games Reduced (Europe)

    Up to 75% off!

    Update: The huge multiplayer sale currently taking place on the Switch eShop is about to come to an end. Deals will vanish from the store at 23:59pm your local time on Sunday, 11th April. Make sure to browse the offers and pick up anything you're interested in before then. Original Article (Wed 31st Mar, 2021 14:45 BST): Nintendo of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sales
    • Europe
  • Random Nintendo Has Uploaded Its Switch Online Trailer (Again), And It's Still Getting Disliked

    Oh no!

    If you subscribe to Nintendo's official YouTube channel, you might have noticed over the past day that it has uploaded its Switch Online overview trailer again. Despite being a fresh upload, the dislikes already outnumber the likes. At the time of writing, there are around 5K likes and 15K dislikes. Here's a sample of one of the thousands of...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch Online
  • News Nintendo's Future Is Focused On New IP And "Staple Series"

    "We are constantly looking out for new ideas"

    Would you like to see Nintendo revive some of its older and perhaps lesser-known IPs for the Switch generation? Well, if Shuntaro Furukawa's latest comments are anything to go by, it's probably best not to get your hopes up too much. During an interview with Nikkei earlier this week, the Nintendo...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Shuntaro Furukawa
    • Industry
  • News Super Seducer 1 & 2 Refused By Nintendo Due To "Explicit Content"

    Producer "not so surprised" after third game was banned by Steam

    Super Seducer producer, Richard La Ruina, has announced the first two games in his "realistic seduction simulator" series won't be released on the Nintendo Switch. In an email, Nintendo said it would not be able to release Super Seducer 1 & 2 on its digital store due to the...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
  • Review Moorhuhn Kart 2 - A Poultry Offering

    Needs to offer moor than this

    Metroid Prime Trilogy? Garbage. Super Mario Galaxy 2? Forget it. There’s only one Switch remaster this world needed, and that’s Moorhuhn Kart 2. And when we say “this world”, we clearly mean Bizarro World, where cats chase dogs, cows milk humans and seventeen-year-old PC racing games get ported to Switch for...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • News Star Wars: Republic Commando Dev Apparently Investigating Switch Frame Rate Issues

    "hopefully we'll be able to resolve them soon"

    If you got your hands on Star Wars: Republic Commando for Nintendo Switch earlier this week, you might have noticed - or at least heard - about some distracting frame rate issues in this version. We've had a bit of a mixed experience, too. Videos on YouTube show the game's frame rate can be anywhere...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Star Wars
  • Talking Point Capcom, Please Make Monster Hunter Snap

    Snap those Monster scraps

    I’ve been playing a lot of Monster Hunter Rise since it launched. Like, an unhealthy amount. It’s easily my new favourite in the series, serving as a great jumping on point for new players and a place for veterans to hone their skills. But while I’ve enjoyed zipping to and fro with the new Wirebug, and riding around...

    • Talking Point
    • Features
    • Monster Hunter
  • News Square Enix Celebrating SaGa Frontier's Return With Special Launch Stream

    Game arrives next week

    To celebrate the release of SaGa Frontier Remastered on the Nintendo Switch on 15th April, Square Enix has announced it will be airing a celebratory live stream broadcast featuring multiple members of the development team. This will include the series producer Masanori Ichikawa. It will air at 7 pm JST on Square's YouTube...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
  • Would You Rather Eat A Pikachu, Or An Eevee?

    Sit down at our table for the most unethical meal you'll ever eat

    Welcome to "Would You Rather", where we ask you to choose from two (or more) equally awesome/horrible things, and find out if you're in the majority or the minority. Of course, you can always argue your case in the comments. Bienvenue, hungry diners, and welcome to the Nintendo Life...

    • Would You Rather
    • Poll
    • Pokemon
    • Features
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (April 10th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    It's the end of another busy week, one that's seen the release of Pac-Man 99, rumours of dock-based upgrades for a potential new Switch, confirmation of DLC for the really-rather-go

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features

Friday9th Apr 2021

  • News New Animal Crossing Build-A-Bear Character Arriving This Summer

    Who could it be?

    Earlier this week, Build-A-Bear revealed the first two characters in its brand new Animal Crossing: New Horizons line. In case you missed the announcement, it's the two Town Hall workers, Tom Nook and Isabelle. Although they're now sold out, a number of fans weren't all that impressed with what was on offer - we even said the

    • Animal Crossing
    • Build A Bear
    • Merchandise
  • Feature Zelda: Twilight Princess' Flipped World On Wii Made Me Go A Little Cucco

    Flip reverse it

    To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we're running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games. Today, Gavin regrets the fact that he let a tiny, insignificant detail spoil his time with a...

    • Features
    • Zelda
    • Zelda 35th Anniversary
    • Retro
  • News Monster-Catching Metroidvania Monster Sanctuary Is Getting A Major New Game+ Update

    Launching later this month on consoles

    Monster Sanctuary, a content-packed Metroidvania that throws in some Pokémon-like monster training for good measure, is set to receive a pretty major update later this month. The update revolves around the inclusion of a New Game Plus mode, and is actually launching today on PC. Console players will have to...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • News Every Single Bethesda Game On Switch Is Currently On Sale

    Update: It's live in North America, too!

    Update (Fri 9th Apr, 2021 09:20 BST): Originally, we reported that this mega Bethesda sale was live across Europe. Well, the good news is that it's also live on the North American and Australian eShops and will remain so up until 15th April. Every game is 50% off RPG across all regions. Enjoy! Original...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Bethesda
    • Sales
  • Video 11 Exciting New Games Coming To Nintendo Switch In April

    A snapshot of what's to come

    Here we are! It's the fourth month of the year and games are just flying out the door on the Nintendo Switch. If you're looking for some new and exciting releases to play this month, we've rounded up the following list of games to keep an eye out for. To kick things off, this week saw the release of Star Wars: Republic...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Switch Rating For Borderlands 3: Director's Cut Was Apparently An "Error"

    It's now been removed

    Yesterday, a Nintendo Switch rating for Borderlands 3: Director's Cut was spotted on the PEGI ratings board. What's a bit weird about this is the fact the "Director's Cut" is actually a Season 2 DLC add-on (which

    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Construction On Super Nintendo World Hollywood Is Coming Along Nicely

    The second Super Nintendo World starts to take shape

    The first Super Nintendo World park based in Universal Studios Japan is now ready and open for business, but let's not forget that two more versions of the park are already in the works, too. While the Orlando location's construction has been pretty heavily delayed, it appears that work on the...

    • Super Nintendo World
    • Universal
    • North America
  • Random A Switch Owner's So Fed Up With Games Lacking Manuals That They Made Their Own

    And it looks amazing

    Ah, remember the good old days when video games used to come with proper instruction booklets? The perfect accompaniment to any physical release, and especially useful for the journey home from your local game store as you eagerly await playing it for the first time, manuals used to be a big part of the game purchasing process...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Random
  • Rumour Sonic Colors Remaster Listed In Localisation Company's Credits

    With Sonic Boom art?

    German production company IKSample has a long a storied history providing localisation services across the mediums of film, television and video games (as you can see for yourself by perusing the credits on the company's website). However, one or two very interesting video game projects appear on its projects page, and an...

    • Rumour
    • Sonic
  • News Slapstick Comedy Rain On Your Parade Could Be Switch's Next Untitled Goose Game

    Ruin everyone's day

    Launching on Switch next week is Rain on Your Parade, a slapstick comedy title that looks like an ideal fit for fans of 2019 eShop hit, Untitled Goose Game. The game has you playing as a mischievous cloud that appears to have a single wish in life: to create absolute mayhem. You'll need to take this cloud through a number of...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Japanese Charts Monster Hunter Rise Stays Top In A Nintendo-Dominated Top Ten

    Almost 1.6 million physical copies sold in two weeks

    Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for the week ending 4th April, revealing that Monster Hunter Rise is still comfortably leading the pack. The game sold another estimated 277,604 physical copies this week, bringing its two-week total to just under 1.6 million in Japan alone. Of course,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Monster Hunter
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • Review Cozy Grove - A Great-Looking But Flawed Animal Crossing-Alike, With Ghosts

    Animal Crossing over to the other side

    Back in the Wii and DS era, Nintendo tried something new: telling its players to take breaks. We're no strangers to the Animal Crossing all-nighter, and it seemed like Nintendo was finally starting to worry about our health, but very few people actually heeded the gentle warning. You're not our mum, Nintendo...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • News New Pokémon Snap's Latest Trailer Shows Off Six Minutes Of Gameplay Footage

    And there's a TV commercial starring Machamp's butt

    April is now well and truly underway, which means one very important thing: yes, we're finally in the launch month of New Pokémon Snap! The game launches three weeks from today, and The Pokémon Company has shared a brand new, six-minute video to its Japanese YouTube channel. It serves as a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Legend Of Mana's Physical Switch Release Will Include English Language Support

    Arriving this June

    During Nintendo's Direct presentation earlier this year, it was announced Square Enix would be bringing a "fully remastered" version of Legend of Mana to the Nintendo Switch this June. While there is currently no sign of a physical release here in the west, according to online listings, the Asian region's hard copy of the game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
  • News NEO: The World Ends With You Hits Switch This July

    And I feel fine

    The World Ends With You was a bit of a cult hit back in the DS days, which is why it was such good news when the smart device iteration was improved and ported to Nintendo Switch as The World Ends With You: Final Remix. Square Enix gave the quirky premise a chance to find a bigger audience, and evidently it worked. As promised last...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Hot Wheels Unleashed Dev Releases First Official Gameplay Trailer

    Stay tuned for "much more"

    As you might recall, racing game specialist Milestone Entertainment is bringing Hot Wheels Unleashed to all modern gaming platforms - including the Nintendo Switch - this September. When this title was originally unveiled, fans got a look at an announcement trailer with cinematic footage and nothing more. Of course, this...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Hot Wheels
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The Darkside Detective: A Fumble In The Dark Will Haunt Switch This Month

    Back to Twin Lakes - America’s 34th most haunted city

    Back in early 2018, The Darkside Detective brought its humorous point and click adventure to the eShop. We quite liked it, though felt that its heavy focus on pop-culture and jokes from the '80s and '90s would fly over younger gamers' heads. It's full of personality, and its sequel - initially...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Unrailed! Is The Next Switch Limited Edition From Super Rare Games

    Take a look at the goodies included

    There are a number of limited run / special edition stores that cater to the physical copy addiction many of us Switch owners share, and one of the more established outlets is Super Rare Games. The UK-based company has teamed up to do 'super rare' releases with a variety of small Indies and also bigger publishers...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News KEMCO RPG Asdivine Cross Arrives on Switch Very Soon

    Save the world, you know the drill

    If any publisher has cornered the eShop market in affordable download fantasy RPGs, it's KEMCO, and it has supported developer EXE-CREATE with seven releases, five of them on Nintendo Switch. The latest to be confirmed for Switch eShop is Asdivine Cross, which was actually previously released on the 3DS eShop;...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases

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