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TodaySat, 28th Nov 2020

  • Video Immortals Fenyx Rising - Switch VS PlayStation 5 Graphical Comparison

    More than 10 minutes of gameplay, too

    Ubisoft's next major release for multiple platforms including the Nintendo Switch is Immortals Fenyx Rising. We've obviously gone hands-on with it about a month ago, and now we've had even more time to see what it's like. To help tide you over until its release, our lovely senior video producer Alex Olney has...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Ubisoft
  • News Dataminers Discover Unused Character Voice Clips In Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity

    A sign of things to come?

    If you were hoping Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity would receive some additional content over time, you might just be in luck. It is a Koei Tecmo Musou after all. Following on from a story we ran back in October about dataminers potentially uncovering the entire cast of playable characters in the new Hyrule Warriors game,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Hyrule Warriors
    • DLC
  • News Door Kickers Gears Up For A Switch eShop Release This December

    Get ready to kick some doors

    Back in April, QubicGames announced a whole bunch of titles were en route to the Nintendo Switch eShop. One of them was the original Door Kickers game - not to be confused with Door Kickers: Action Squad. If you've been at all wondering

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

YesterdayFri, 27th Nov 2020

  • Guide Pokémon Sword And Shield - All Ash’s Pikachu Codes

    Update: Last weekend to get all eight of Ash's Pikachu

    Update: As a quick reminder, this is your last weekend to enter all of the Ash's Pikachu codes below into Pokémon Sword and Shield. The codes remain valid until 30th November. To celebrate The Crown Tundra, the second piece of DLC for Pokémon Sword and Shield, players can now get their hands...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
  • Guide Where To Buy Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros.

    Beat the scalpers

    Update 27th Nov 2020: Unsurprisingly, stock for the Game & Watch has been in short supply. But Nintendo Official UK Store is now taking pre-orders which will be despatched on 18th December. Just in time for Santa to put in your Xmas stocking! Much like the NES and SNES Mini before it, the dinky Game & Watch: Super Mario...

    • Guides
    • Mario
    • Retro
    • Game and Watch
  • Guide Nintendo Switch Black Friday 2020 Best Deals - Console Bundles, Games, Micro SD Cards And More

    Grab yourself a bargain

    Black Friday 2020 is here, and if you're anything like us you're keeping an eye out for Nintendo Switch best deals this Friday 27th November. Jostling for deals in crowded stores isn't something we'd recommend at the best of times, but Black Friday 2020 should be quite different to the average annual bargain hunt — avoiding...

    • Black Friday
    • Features
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    • Nintendo Switch
  • News The Crown Prince Of Saudi Arabia Is Now SNK's Largest Shareholder

    Update: Deal will eventually gobble up 51% of the company

    Update #2 [Fri 27th Nov, 2020 12:40 GMT]: The Mohammad bin Salman Charity Foundation has confirmed that it is investing 813 million riyals ($223 million) in SNK, giving it a 33.3% stake in the company. That values the company at $669 million (thanks,

    • SNK
    • Business
  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Zelda: Breath Of The Wild?

    We live in a calamitous age

    The release of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity has sent many of us back once more to a world we first discovered in March 2017. We've returned to the huge open world of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild many times in the months and years since it launched alongside the Switch itself, but a lot of games have...

    • Quizzes
    • Nintendo
    • Legend of Zelda
  • News Nintendo Switch Looks Poised To Smash 'Crazy Records' This Holiday Season

    USA shipments up 30% year-on-year in October

    It looks like Nintendo Switch could be on the verge of smashing new sales records this holiday season, as shoppers flock to stores to grab Black Friday deals in time for Christmas. This year has seen a number of welcome deals on Switch consoles as retailers battle it out to earn your custom over Black...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales Figures
  • News Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Has Already Sold Over 500,000 Copies Globally

    "an abundant Fall harvest"

    The action, crafting and farming game Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin has only been out for a few weeks now, but it seems it's already a huge success. XSEED Games has announced its new release has sold over 500,000 copies (that's physical and digital sales combined) across multiple platforms worldwide. This makes it "one of the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sales
  • News The Pokémon Company Outlines Plan To Fix Minor Pokémon GO - Pokémon Home Transfer Bug

    Will be resolved over the coming weeks

    Earlier in November, The Pokémon Company finally made Pokémon HOME compatible with Niantic's augmented-reality smartphone game Pokémon GO. It allows trainers to transfer pocket monsters from GO to the Pokémon games on the Switch. While there have been no major issues, there have been a few minor problems...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Home
    • Pokemon GO
  • News Famous Footballers Think EA Could Be Illegally Profiting From Their Names And Likenesses In FIFA

    Update: FIFPro wades in

    Update: FIFPro has issued the following statement regarding this issue (thanks, Push Square): In light of recent media reports, FIFPro wishes to clarify the manner in which it obtains the image rights of players, and its role in defending the employment rights of professional footballers worldwide. FIFPro, a not-for-profit...

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    • Legal
    • EA
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News 3-In-1 Collection Space Invaders Forever Landing On Switch This December

    In digital and physical form

    Fans of retro gaming with a modern twist might want to keep an eye out for the Switch release Space Invaders Forever. Following on from its official announcement earlier this year, TAITO and ININ Games have now confirmed it'll be landing before the end of the year on 11th December. Once again, it'll be available in both...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News PQube Is Releasing A Totally Free "DanMachi" Shmup On The Switch eShop

    It's not wrong to want to download this

    Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? - Infinite Combate has to rank as one of the silliest names for a video game ever, but the RPG – which is based on Danjon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darō ka, or 'DanMachi' as it's more commonly known amongst fans – is still a good pick for...

    • Switch eShop
  • News Pokémon Shirts Expands To Include Pokémon Masks, All 151 Original Monsters Included

    And they're not cheap

    Following on from the successful launch of its smart Pokémon Shirts range, Original Stitch is now selling masks featuring the original 151 Pokémon. The new site allows you to choose from all your favourite generation one Pokémon on the front side, and then one of four colours of breathable mesh fabric on the back (white,...

    • Pokemon
    • Accessories
  • News The Revo K101 Plus GBA Clone Now Comes With Fancy New Colours, But Not Much Else

    2015's best GBA clone hasn't change much in 5 years

    Remember the Revo K101 Plus? We took a look at this smart little Game Boy Advance clone way back in 2015, and passed the following verdict: If you're looking for a decent GBA system but don't like the tiny form factor of the Game Boy Micro -–and can't afford the revised G

    • Retro
    • Hardware
    • Game Boy Advance
  • News Original Bit.Trip Games Confirmed For Switch Via Surprise eShop Listing

    Expected to launch next month

    From time to time "coming soon" listings on the Switch eShop reveal games we didn't even know were on the way to Nintendo's hybrid platform, and today is one of those days. Over on the European eShop, six QubicGames listings have popped up for the Bit.Trip series starring CommanderVideo. There's Bit.Trip Core, Bit.Trip...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Nintendo's Latest UK Ad For Animal Crossing: New Horizons Is Packed Full Of The Feels

    Take your friends along for the ride

    Nintendo's supported the phenomenally successful Animal Crossing: New Horizons with some excellent regional commercials, and it's following up this format with an ad that's exclusively aimed at the UK market. The commercial – which is due to run on UK television networks from today – reinforces how the game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • UK
    • Video
  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Hits 6 Million Physical Sales In Japan, The Fastest Game To Do So

    Another record smashed

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons continues to take the world by storm, becoming the fastest ever game to reach six million physical sales in Japan's history. You may have spotted New Horizons' latest lifetime total in our Japanese chart round-up yesterday; the game sold another 37,290 physical copies in the region last week,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Japan
  • News Warplanes: WW1 Sky Aces Fires Onto Switch Next Month

    Featuring more than 30 historical planes

    Aerial warfare title Warplanes: WW1 Sky Aces will be flying onto the Nintendo Switch eShop on 11th December, it's been confirmed. The game takes players back to World War I, with more than 30 historical planes being available as you aim to stay alive and change the tides of war. There are two modes to choose...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hosting Headwear Tournament This Weekend

    Hats, helmets and caps!

    This week Nintendo is hosting a special headwear tournament in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Eligible fighters will need to be wearing either a hat, helmet or cap. So that's characters like Mario, Link, Samus, Captain Falcon and even Min Min from ARMS. This tournament will run for a total of three days and during this time...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros

Thursday26th Nov 2020

  • News Pokémon Sword And Shield's Gloria Has Finally Been Given A Voice, And It's (Very) British

    Gloria arrives in Pokémon Masters

    A tweet regarding a new update to Pokémon Masters has taken Twitter by storm this morning as fans of the series hear the voice of Sword and Shield protagonist Gloria for the first time. The character, who serves as the base female option players can choose from at the beginning of Pokémon Sword and Shield's...

    • Pokemon
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mobile
  • News Nintendo's Huge Cyber Deals Sale Is Now Live, Up To 75% Off Top Games (Europe)

    Update: It's here!

    Update: The time has come! Nintendo of Europe's Cyber Deals sale is now live. You can find all the deals waiting for you on the Nintendo Switch eShop, but we have a list of the sale's highlights for you in our original article below. Original Article (Wed 25th Nov, 2020 14:20 GMT): Nintendo of Europe has announced plans to kick...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales
    • Europe
    • Black Friday
  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons: Turkey Day - Franklin, Thanksgiving DIY Recipes, Secret Ingredients And Rewards

    Beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes, chickens, turkeys, rabbits - you name it!

    Thanksgiving is just one of the many annual events celebrated in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, branded in-game as 'Turkey Day'. Yummy! In this guide we'll take you through everything you need to know about the Turkey Day event and returning character Franklin. Animal...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
  • News Pokémon Teases 'Very Special' 25th Anniversary Celebrations For 2021

    What could we see?

    The Pokémon Company International has teased upcoming celebrations surrounding the series' 25th anniversary next year. The tease began with a special Pokémon brand performance during the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade today, where a troupe of Pikachu danced to the original Pokémon theme song in New York’s Herald...

    • Pokemon
  • Random Sakuna: Of Rice And Ruin Inspected By Australia's Department Of Agriculture

    "No items were of biosecurity concern"

    The recently released Nintendo Switch title Sakuna: Of Rice And Ruin is apparently such a convincing farming simulator, the Australian Government's very own Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment couldn't resist taking a look itself. Australian-based YouTuber Jay RPG recently shared a funny story...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Australia
  • News The Super Mario Bros. Game & Watch Can Now Run Pokémon, Zelda And More

    DOOM was just the start

    Hackers have wasted no time with the Super Mario Bros. Game & Watch - discovering its secrets before it was even officially released. Within just weeks, one talented individual known as 'stacksmashing' dug into the system

    • Hacking
    • Super Mario
    • Game & Watch
    • Pokemon
    • Zelda
  • News Psyonix Says It's Still Working On Resolving Rocket League's Split-Screen Multiplayer "Issue" On Switch

    Update: Could be fixed by December

    Update: Developer Psyonix has provided another small update on its progress in fixing Rocket League's current split-screen multiplayer issue. Responding to a fan on Reddit, a Psyonix representative said: "Hi folks, if testing goes well, splitscreen support should return on Nintendo Switch with our game update...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Rocket League
  • News Hyper Light Drifter Publisher Abylight Slams Twitter's 'Dangerous And Careless Attitude' After Surprise Ban

    Update: And it's back!

    Update: And just like that, Abylight's Twitter account has been unlocked and is now back up and running. The studio has shared a message of thanks to fans: "Good news, anybody? The @abylight T

    • Twitter
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  • Feature Ace Attorney's Hidden Legacy: The Evidence Capcom Didn't Present To The West

    Despite long-standing objections, it seems the Great Ace Attorney is finally being localised

    To say Capcom is having a rough time recently would be putting it mildly. Having been subjected to a "customised ransomware attack", we’ve witnessed no end of leaks about upcoming plans for the next few years, but amongst this all,

    • Features
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    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Nicalis Is Issuing DMCA Takedown Notices To Free Versions Of Cave Story

    "Do not support Nicalis. Do not buy Nicalis games"

    Update: Ema – who worked on a fork of the CSE2 version of Cave Story – has gotten in touch to clarify some points: 1. This DMCA is strictly for CSE2, the fanmade decompilation of the original freeware version of Cave Story. Said freeware version is unaffected by the takedown, and can be...

    • Switch eShop
    • Legal
    • Cave Story
  • Rumour Resident Evil Revelations 3 Will Be A Switch "Focused" Release, Says Capcom Insider

    "Outbreak is RE Switch"

    Capcom, as you might recall, suffered a massive leak not long ago. It seemingly confirmed a number of projects are on the way - including a game called Resident Evil Outbreak, which is scheduled for Q4 2021. According to well-known Capcom insider Dusk Golem - who has made a number of

    • Rumour
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Capcom
    • Resident Evil
  • Random Turns Out Nintendo Might Be Right, You Can Have Too Much Super Mario Bros.

    Maybe Nintendo knows best by removing games from distribution?

    Super Mario Bros. turns 35 this year and has to rank as one of the most ported games Nintendo has ever produced. It's available, in some shape or form, on pretty much every system the company has produced, and in 2020 we got yet another way to experience it in the form of a brand-new...

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    • Super Mario
  • Japanese Charts Momotaro Dentetsu Beats Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity To Number One

    Switch hardware sales fend off PS5

    Momotaro Dentetsu be like... Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for 16th - 22nd November, revealing that Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity couldn't manage to claim number one on its debut week. The game sold an estimated 173,215 physical copies in its opening week, which would usually be more than enough...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • Nintendo Download 26th November (North America)

    Empire of Sin! Picross! Warhammer!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop - Highlights: Empire of Sin (Paradox Interactive, 1st...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News Watch Out, Europe - Importing Consoles From The U.S. Just Got A Lot More Expensive

    Could now cost you hundreds extra

    If you live in Europe and were one of the few people lucky enough to have ordered an Analogue Nt Mini Noir a while back, in the past day or two you may have realised that you’re now also unlucky enough to have been hit with an enormous customs charge. FedEx, who are handling Analogue’s shipments, are currently...

    • Europe
    • Hardware
  • News The Long-Lost Clockwork Aquario Is Being Pushed Back To 2021, New Screens Revealed

    Update: physical editions revealed

    Update: Strictly Limited Games has announced not one but two special editions for Clockwork Aquario. The standard version will sell for €29.99, while the collector’s edition (limited to 1.300 copies for PS4 and to 2,500 copies for Nintendo Switch worldwide) will cost €69.99. The Ultra Collector’s Edition...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Nintendo Switch Online Members Can Now Get 50% Off The Switch NES Controllers (Europe)

    A Cyber Deals special

    As an additional treat in Nintendo of Europe's Cyber Deals offerings, Nintendo Switch Online subscribers can now pick up a pair of NES controllers for Switch at half price. The offer will be live for Nintendo Switch Online members from now up until 3rd December, taking the usual £49.99 asking price down to just £24.99...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • NES
    • Europe
  • News The Pokémon Company Teams Up With Zavvi For A New, Exclusive Clothing Range

    Including a very limited set of Pikachu trainers

    UK retailer Zavvi will soon be launching a new and exclusive range of Pokémon clothing. The collection pays tribute to the series' origins, with designs including fan-favourite characters like Pikachu, Snorlax and Squirtle. There will be 19 different pieces included in the range in total, with...

    • Pokemon
    • Merchandise
    • UK
  • News Don Your Green Beret, Konami's Rush'n Attack Hits The Switch Today

    Always in a rush

    Hamster is releasing Konami's 1985 run-and-gun shooter Rush'n Attack ("Russian Attack" - get it?) on the Switch eShop today. The title – which was released under the alternative name Green Beret in Japan and Europe – is part of Hamster's superb Arcade Archives range. You're tasked with going behind enemy lines to rescue POWs...

    • Switch eShop
    • Arcade Archives
    • Konami
  • News Cuphead's 'Delicious Last Course' DLC Has Been Delayed Until 2021

    A "difficult decision" for the entire team

    There have been a lot of video game delays this year, and the latest company to announce it has experienced some setbacks due to the global pandemic is Studio MDHR. In a letter on social media, the founders Chad and Jared Moldenhauer told fans they would just have to wait until 2021 to experience 'The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • DLC
  • News Morbid: The Seven Acolytes Is A Souls-Like RPG Full Of Giant Boss Fights And Gore

    And it launches on Switch next week

    Launching next week on Switch is an isometric Souls-like action-RPG that's sure to put a gruesome spin on your festive celebrations this year. Morbid: The Seven Acolytes lands on the Switch eShop on 3rd December, promising "epic, brutal boss encounters," diverse environments, and plenty more besides. Said to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Nintendo Download 26th November (Europe)

    Cobra Kai! Tracks! Maid of Sker! Picross S5!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail eShop - New Releases: Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News Sword Of The Necromancer Pushed Back To 2021 To Avoid "Craziness" Of Next-Gen Launch Window

    And to allow devs to further refine the game experience

    Sword of the Necromancer, which started out as a Kickstarter project, will now launch a month later than planned. According to game developers JanduSoft S.L and Grimorio of Games, the monster summoning action-RPG will arrive on 28th January 2021 for the Nintendo Switch and multiple other...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The World Ends With You Composer Takeharu Ishimoto Will Return For The New Game

    It's in safe hands

    Takeharu Ishimoto, composer on the original The World Ends With You soundtrack, has revealed that he'll be returning to work on the newly announced Neo: The World Ends With You. The original game, and indeed the Remix version now available on Switch, is perhaps most remembered for its striking visuals and soundtrack. The music...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

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