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TodayTue, 22nd Oct 2019

  • News Story-Driven Puzzler WILL: A Wonderful World Scores A Limited Edition Physical Release

    450 copies available

    PM Studios and acttil have teamed up with WMY Studios to release a limited edition of WILL: A Wonderful World for Switch. This release is limited to 450 copies and is priced at US$79.99. It includes a reversible cover, a huge 180-page full colour artbook, an original soundtrack and a plushie of Willy the dog. Here's a bit about...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • North America
  • News LEGO Fan Builds Link's House From The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

    A stunning recreation

    The Legend of Zelda series is one of the most requested LEGO themes in recent years. Since the release of Breath of the Wild on the Switch, there have been even more people crying out for this particular crossover. Until we get something more official, we'll just have to make do with all of the wonderful fan-made builds. The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • LEGO
  • News Two Spooky NES Games Are Creeping Onto The Switch eShop This Week

    Prepare for scares

    This week on 24th October, two not-so-classic NES games are receiving a digital release on the Switch eShop. Retroainment Games and Mega Cat Studios have announced Haunted: Halloween ’86 - The Curse Of Possum Hollow and Creepy Brawlers will both be made available digitally on the eShop (thanks, Nintendo Everything). Halloween...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • NES

YesterdayMon, 21st Oct 2019

  • News Free-To-Start Switch Racer Asphalt 9: Legends Downloaded One Million Times In First Week

    "This is an incredible moment for us"

    When the free-to-start arcade racer Asphalt 9: Legends launched earlier this month, we awarded it seven out of ten stars and said it offered "likable" Burnout style action, provided you played it the right way. It appears we weren't the only ones who were slightly taken with this title, either. According to the...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Get Ready To Take On Trainers From Around The World In The Pokémon GO Battle League

    Arriving early next year

    As impressive as Pokémon GO is, one thing that's been missing from it for a long time now is online battles. Player verse player matches are currently limited to local play. Fortunately, that's all set to change early next year. This "core" aspect of the Pokémon universe will be built upon in the popular augmented mobile...

    • Pokemon GO
    • Pokemon
    • Mobile
    • Niantic
  • Hardware Review The PowerA Fusion FightPad Is Great For Retro, But Ironically Not So Good For Fighters

    Fight club

    The evolution of video games and the controllers we use to play them has resulted in the humble D-Pad becoming something of an afterthought for many hardware makers; that situation has arguably reached its zenith in the Nintendo Switch, which – in its default form, at least – doesn't even have a proper D-Pad. Analogue input has long...

    • Hardware Review
    • Nintendo Switch
    • PowerA
    • Accessories
  • News Fortnite Has Added An Ultra-Rare Golden Fish That Can Kill Opponents With One Hit

    The Mythic Goldfish is real!

    One of the many new things to discover in Fortnite's brand new Chapter 2 overhaul is the ability to go fishing. With the new fishing rod item, players can find their nearest lake or stretch of river and fling their trusty fishing rod into the water, usually scoring materials, weapons, or health-regenerating fish for...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fortnite
  • News Switch's New Bubble Bobble Game Is Getting Standard And Collector's Edition Physical Releases

    With exclusive cover, book, stickers and more

    Strictly Limited Games, a publisher which specialises in releasing limited runs of physical indie games, will launch two editions of the upcoming Bubble Bobble 4 Friends on Nintendo Switch, it has been revealed. Both editions will be going up for pre-order exclusively from the

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Let's Take A Tour Of London's Pop Up Pokémon Center, Shall We?

    Here's what you can buy from the store

    As you've probably already heard by now, London is currently enjoying its very own pop-up Pokémon Center. With exclusive merch items and even some new Pokémon Sword and Shield related goodies up for grabs, it's certainly worth having a look for serious Poké-fans. As it happens, our very own video wizard...

    • Pokemon
    • Merchandise
    • UK
    • Video
  • News Get Discounts On Zelda, Mario Party And More In The Latest My Nintendo Rewards (Europe)

    Including a couple of Kid Icarus games

    The latest batch of My Nintendo game discounts for Europe has now gone live, giving players the usual chance to grab a handful of games at reduced prices. There are six new discounts up for grabs this time around, including a Zelda classic and even a couple of Kid Icarus titles. As always, you can take...

    • My Nintendo
    • 3DS
    • Europe
  • Feature How Switch Brings Back Game Boy Multiplayer Memories

    A link (cable) to the past

    Quite apart from the huge number of great games coming to the system every week, one result of Switch’s success that we’ve really enjoyed is how it has brought back a focus on local multiplayer gaming not seen since the N64 days. Online is still king, of course, but we’d argue there’s nothing quite like the rush of...

    • Features
    • Nintendo
    • Game Boy
    • Retro
  • News New Study Says External Issues Are More Likely To Blame For Gaming Addiction, Not Gaming Itself

    Finds no evidence of gaming as a disorder

    A new research study conducted by Oxford University has found insufficient evidence to suggest that gaming should be classified as a clinical disorder. It notes that gamers who are heavily affected by the problem are likely to be suffering from wider, unrelated issues. The study comes as a direct response...

    • Health
    • Gaming
  • Random Nintendo Knew You'd Get Sweaty Playing Ring Fit Adventure, Shares Washing Advice

    Did you know it comes apart for cleaning?

    So, you decided to head out and pick up a copy of Nintendo's fancy new fitness thingy, Ring Fit Adventure. It's great, you've had a wonderful time beating enemies and burning calories, but now you've got a grubby Ring-Con and a smelly Leg Strap (don't worry, it happens to the best of us). Luckily, Nintendo...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Random
  • Random This Homemade Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Map Doubles Up As The Ultimate Guide

    All locations, shrines, bosses and more

    There's an awful lot to discover and explore in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, so much so that we wouldn't blame you for consulting a guide or two when it comes to finding all of the game's shrines or its best clothing and armour. As it happens, one lucky

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Random
  • News Pre-Orders Are Now Live For Switch Co-Op Shooter Earthfall: Alien Horde

    Following its recent delay

    Update (21st Oct, 14:15 BST): Nintendo eShop pre-orders for Earthfall: Alien Horde are now live, with the game being priced at £17.99 / €19.99. A brand new trailer has been released to celebrate - make sure to check it out above. Original Article (11th Oct, 12:00 BST): If you were hoping to pick up Earthfall: Alien...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame 3 Comes To Switch Early Next Year

    Get ready to eat some dirt

    Milestone and Fled Entertainment have announced Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame 3 will be coming to the Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms early next year on 4th February. It features the 2019 supercross season and comes packed with 100 riders from the 450SX and 250SX classes. You'll also be...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Monster Energy Supercross
  • News Tetris 99 Teams Up With Luigi's Mansion 3 For New Maximus Cup Event

    Grab an exclusive theme

    Tetris 99 will soon play host to its eighth Maximus Cup and this time around it's the turn of Luigi's Mansion 3 to join in with the fun. Just like the Fire Emblem and Splatoon-themed events before it, this new event will give

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Tetris
    • Luigi
  • Anniversary The Game Boy Color Turns 21 Today

    They grow up so fast

    Nintendo's Game Boy Color was first released in Japan 21 years ago today on 21st October 1998. A successor to the original beast that was the Game Boy, the Game Boy Color unsurprisingly featured a colour screen, giving Nintendo's handheld games a whole new lease of life. While we sadly don't have exact figures for each of the...

    • Game Boy Color
    • Game Boy
    • Retro
    • Anniversary
  • News Gothic Horror RPG Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition Will Haunt Your Switch Next Year

    "With exploration and exquisite storytelling"

    Digerati and developer Failbetter Games have revealed that Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition is coming to Nintendo Switch in Q1/Q2 2020. The game is a critically acclaimed gothic horror RPG which was actually successfully funded in just four hours on Kickstarter a couple of years ago. It went on to raise...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Looks Like We'll Be Getting A Switch Version Of Rush Rally 3 By Christmas

    Career mode, weekly events and more

    Rush Rally 3, a realistic rally experience which has seen quite the success on mobile platforms, looks set to be racing onto a Nintendo Switch near you later this year. Made entirely as a one-man project by Stephen Brown, the game aims to be "the most authentic and realistic rally simulation at home or on the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Oops, Switch Dating Sim Summer Sweetheart Uses Music From Nihon Falcom Titles

    Update: Publisher issues apology

    Update (Mon 21st Oct, 2019 11:30 BST): That was quick! Japanese Nintendo is reporting that Fengyun has issued an apology to Nihon Falcom regarding the use of its music in Summer Sweetheart. Apparently, Fengyun misinterpreted Falcom’s Free Music Use Declaration, which is intended for non-commercial purposes. The...

    • Switch eShop
    • Summer Sweetheart
    • Nihon Falcom
  • UK Charts Ring Fit Adventure Debuts In Fifth As Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Closes In On FIFA 20

    A decent week for Nintendo

    UK chart data is now in for the week ending 19th October, revealing that FIFA 20 has managed to stay at the top of the league for the fourth week in a row. In an interesting week for Nintendo, evergreen title Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has managed to steal another place from the competition, boosting itself into second spot,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario Kart
    • FIFA
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News Atelier Ryza Producer Surprised That Fans Find Lead Character So Sexy

    "That’s completely not how we look at her"

    If there's one thing you can be sure of with your typical fantasy JRPG, it's that an alluring female character will be thrown into the mix somewhere along the line. You know the kind: wide-eyed, bubbly, large-chested and with a penchant for skimpy combat gear; that kind of thing. This kind of character...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Atelier Ryza
  • News He Still Can't Get A Spot In Smash, But Waluigi Joins The Roster In Mario Kart Tour

    Waluigi Pinball is back!

    Ever since Mario Kart Tour launched, fans have been asking, demanding, and praying for the inclusion of Luigi. He was promised to be a playable character but was strangely missing from the starting lineup, so yesterday's big announcement went down well with the green plumber's fan base. Doing what he does best, though,...

    • Mario Kart
    • Mario Kart Tour
    • Mobile

Sunday20th Oct 2019

  • News You Can Now Get Switch Joy-Con Inspired By The GameCube Controller

    Offering "hours of comfortable game play"

    The GameCube controller is arguably one of the most comfortable gamepads of all-time and unlike the Switch Joy-Con, it is less likely to give you hand cramps due to the ergonomic design. Taking all of this into consideration, the gaming accessory manufacturer SADES has now released a wireless Joy-Con (left...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
    • Joy-Con
    • GameCube
  • Random God Of War Director Praises Witcher 3 On Switch, Says It's "Some Kind Of Dark Sorcery"

    Even industry figures are impressed

    Bringing a game like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition to the Switch was previously palmed off as impossible, yet here we are now playing it on this exact system. While there are plenty of people out there who still can't believe such a large and visually stunning title has been released on Nintendo's...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • The Witcher 3
    • God of War
  • News After Losing His Keys, Luigi Is Finally Ready To Race In Mario Kart Tour This Halloween

    Update: King Boo also confirmed!

    Update - Sun 20th Oct, 2019 22:45 BST: The Mario Kart Tour Twitter account has now also confirmed King Boo will be making his royal entrance in the upcoming Halloween tour. On top of this is a look at what appears to be Luigi's Poltergust 4000, which originally debuted in Mario Kart DS, and is an upgraded version of...

    • Mario Kart
    • Mario Kart Tour
    • Mobile
  • Review Dragon Quest III: The Seeds Of Salvation - Third Time's A Charm

    The light of the luminary shines bright in this re-release

    When it comes to legendary JPRGs in the West, you can rattle off the usual suspects pretty easily. Final Fantasy VII, Persona 4, Chrono Trigger... you get the picture. However, Dragon Quest III is criminally overlooked. With the recent rerelease of the Erdrick Trilogy on Switch, this gi

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Dragon Quest
  • Review Dragon Quest II: Luminaries Of The Legendary Line - The 'Difficult Second Album' Of Enix's Classic Series

    A whole load of puff-puff

    Dragon Quest II has a reputation. Not only is it the sophomore entry into the juggernaut JRPG franchise, the second of Dragon Quest’s Erdrick Trilogy, but it’s also known as one of the most difficult, unbalanced JRPGs to this day. News of its re-release on Switch is great news for series purists who want to take a...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Dragon Quest
  • News Wild West FPS Call Of Juarez: Gunslinger Rated For Switch By The ESRB

    Update: Techland now teasing more

    Update - Sun 20th Oct, 2019 13:05 BST: Following a rating by the ESRB earlier this month, Techland has seemingly started teasing Call of Juarez: Gunslinger for Switch. It recently sent out a postcard to select media (thanks, VG247), showing a picture of a gunslinger playing what appears to be the recently rated...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • ESRB
    • North America
  • News A Hat In Time On Switch Has A Bigger File Size Than Other Versions Of The Game

    Make some space

    If you downloaded a copy of A Hat In Time on Nintendo's portable system when it was released earlier this week, you might have noticed the hefty file size. It takes up a whopping 16GB of space, which is believed to be four times bigger than the PlayStation 4 version and twice as big as the PC release. Normally when it comes to...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Fatal Frame Producer Wants To Bring A New Entry In The Survival Horror Series To Nintendo Switch

    A scary thought

    There's quite a good selection of survival horror games on the Switch, but one series currently missing from the line-up is Fatal Frame. Speaking to Nintendo Everything, series producer Keisuke Kikuchi said he'd be open to revisiting Koei Tecmo's terrifying IP. Yeah, I do want to make a Fatal Frame on Switch. I think it'd be a ton...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fatal Frame
    • Koei Tecmo
    • Nintendo
  • Poll Box Art Brawl #13 - Goemon's Great Adventure

    Mystical Ninja 2, x3

    Smell that? Yes, that aroma of blood, sweat and tears can only mean one thing: it's time for Box Art Brawl, the series where we lock box art variants of the same game in a cage and see which one survives to the bitter end according to votes from you bloodthirsty lot. Last week North American Trevor Belmont triumphed over his...

    • Poll
    • Box Art Brawl
    • Retro
    • Goemon
    • Mystical Ninja

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