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  • News Arika Delays Local Release Of Fighting EX Layer: Another Dash For Nintendo Switch

    Will now arrive in May

    Update #2 [Fri 16th Apr, 2021 01:00 BST]: If you've been wondering what's going on with the release of Fighting EX Layer: Another Dash, apparently its launch has been delayed in North America and Europe. While the development team didn't reveal exactly why this has happened, it's now been confirmed it'll

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness Is Coming To Netflix This July

    Check out Leon and Claire in a new trailer

    Netflix has been slowly but steadily expanding its video game-themed shows, and one of the next major franchises to be adapted will be Capcom's Resident Evil series. Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness - a new show starring Claire Redfield and Leon S. Kennedy - was previously locked in for a 2021 release, and...

    • Capcom
    • Netflix
    • Resident Evil

YesterdayThu, 15th Apr 2021

  • News A New Super Monkey Ball Game Just Got Rated In Australia

    Rated PG Tips

    Get yer 'nanas and your monkey balls ready, because it looks like a new Super Monkey Ball might be a-rollin' over the horizon. A Twitter account that documents the latest in Australian video game classifications just posted the cryptic news that a game called SUPER MONKEY BALL BANANA MANIA (all caps, apparently?) was just rated PG...

    • Super Monkey Ball
  • News It Looks Like Labo Is Being Put To Rest As Nintendo Takes Down The Website

    Card-bored of life

    Following a tip from Twitter user @Akfamilyhome, it seems like the North American Nintendo Labo website - formerly labo.nintendo.com - has been taken down, redirecting instead to the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit. It's a shame, but perhaps not a surprising one. Although Labo sold over one million units in its first year, it...

    • Labo
    • Nintendo
  • News Nintendo's Indie World Sale Discounts Some Cracking Games On Switch

    Including the brand new FEZ

    As part of yesterday's Indie World Showcase, Nintendo revealed that it was kicking off an Indie sale on the Switch eShop. The sale's now live, and there are some great picks to be had. We've rounded up some of the sale's highlights for you below, but we'd encourage you to take a few minutes to browse the eShop for...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales
    • Indie World
  • News Ubisoft Forward Event Confirmed For Day One Of E3

    Just Dance 2022 confirmed, surely

    E3 is back this year, and for many of us it'll be the same as always - sitting in comfort with snacks at hand and watching too many livestreams. Though we won't necessarily have the groan-inducing entertainment of a live show, the good news is that Ubisoft has dated its presentation with the 'Ubisoft Forward' brand...

    • E3
    • Ubi Forward
    • Ubisoft
  • Nintendo Download 15th April (Europe)

    FEZ! Pocoyo Party! Poison Control!

    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: Pocoyo Party (RECOTECHNOLOGY, 15th...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • Exclusive Writer Of Lockdown Horror Hit 'Host' Is Aiming To Revolutionise FMV Games With 'Ghosts'

    "It’s a live show, so anything can happen"

    Back in the '90s, FMV video games were seen as a way of harnessing the amazing storage potential of CD-ROM to create immersive, life-like video games – but although cult classics like Night Trap found an audience, few would argue FMV gaming was a true revolution; the lack of interaction was painfully...

    • Features
    • Exclusive
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Kickstarter
    • Interview
  • News Skate City Kickflips Onto Switch In May

    Aims to share the 'heart and soul of street skating'

    This truly is the comeback generation for skateboarding games, with another promising entry in the genre now getting a firm release date on Nintendo Switch. Agens and Snowman have confirmed that Skate City arrives on 6th May; its standard price will be $14.99USD, but pre-orders and the first week...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News New Infographic Shows Off The 21 Games Featured In This Week's Nintendo Indie Showcase

    Tick off your favourites!

    With another Indie Showcase all wrapped up, Nintendo's back once again with its handy infographic to remind us of all the games featured in the show. Fans are usually pretty quick to jump on these infographics and circle all the games that interest them, before sharing them on social media or with friends. If you want to...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Indie Showcase
  • News Strategic Deck-Builder Rise Of The Slime Scores A Spring Release On Switch

    "A unique mix of roguelike and deck-builder"

    Following its recent Early Access run on Steam, strategic deck-building game Rise of the Slime is slithering onto the Switch eShop this spring. The game has you helping poor old Slime to defy the odds in turn-based, positional combat. You'll be doing a bit of deck-building here, a bit of side-scrolling...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Japanese Charts Monster Hunter Rise Leads In Another Dominant Week For Nintendo

    Switch takes all top ten games

    Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for the week ending 11th April, revealing that Monster Hunter Rise is still doing the business. The game sold another estimated 194,327 physical copies this week, comfortably leading the way in a top ten made up exclusively of Switch games. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Monster Hunter
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • Nintendo Download 15th April (North America)

    SaGa Frontier Remastered! FEZ! The Longing!

    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: The Longing (14th Apr, $14.99)...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • Random Here's Zelda: Breath Of The Wild's Tarrey Town Completely Remade Inside Minecraft

    Bolson would be proud

    We're all probably pretty used to seeing just how creative Minecraft players can be at this point, but when a new build just so happens to feature a well-known Legend of Zelda location, it simply can't be ignored. The folks over at Gaming Reinvented have shared a video showing off their very own version of Tarrey Town, a...

    • Legend of Zelda
    • Minecraft
    • Random
  • News thatgamecompany's Award-Winning Sky: Children Of The Light Soars Onto Switch In June

    Includes cross-play with mobile players

    thatgamecompany is a studio that is rightly held in the highest regard, with titles like Flower and particularly Journey being stand-out releases. For a time it worked solely on PlayStation platforms, but after going its own way it released Sky: Children of the Light on iOS and Android; pleasingly that...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Indie World
  • News After 20 Years, This Amazing Famicom Collection Is Finally Complete

    1053 games, fully boxed with instructions

    The Famicom was Nintendo's first smash-hit home system and spawned the NES in the west. The shared library of these systems is immense, especially by standards of the period – in Japan alone, over 1000 games were released for the console. "How long would it take someone to collect all of those games,...

    • Retro
    • Famicom
    • Japan
  • News New Kemco Sale Discounts Switch, 3DS And Wii U Games For A Limited Time

    14 games on offer

    Kemco has kickstarted yet another sale across Nintendo Switch, 3DS and Wii U, this time discounting 14 games in total. The deals listed below can be found on the North American, European and Australian Nintendo eShop stores, with titles being discounted by as much as 50% for a limited time: Citizens Unite!: Earth x Space 25% off...

    • Switch eShop
    • 3DS eShop
    • Wii U eShop
    • Sales
  • Round Up All The Games From The Nintendo Indie World Showcase - April 2021

    Each and every title featured in the show!

    Yesterday, we were treated to a brand new Nintendo Indie World Showcase, giving us a glimpse at some of the brightest indie games set to launch on Switch. More than 20 games were shown in what felt like a particularly strong presentation all around. If you missed it, or just want to keep track of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Indie World
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Every Single Bethesda Game On Switch Is Currently On Sale

    Update: Sale ends today!

    Update (Thu 15th Apr, 2021 11:30 BST): Bethesda's current Switch sale is coming to an end today! If you haven't taken advantage of any of the offers listed below (every single game is discounted by 50%), then make sure to do so before the sale comes to a close. Original Article (Thu 8th Apr, 2021 10:15 BST): If you still...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Bethesda
    • Sales
  • News You May Get Lost In Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective This Spring

    Finding its way to the eShop

    Nintendo's Indie Showcase included a range of intriguing titles, and pleasingly there was creativity on show not just in concepts but in visual styles. Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective was definitely eye-catching, and with a 'Spring' release window on the eShop it's not far away. It's based on the children's...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Indie World
  • News Please Forgive Us, But We Can't Get Enough Of This Shameless Game Boy Micro Clone

    Say hello to the Waveshare GPM280

    Chinese-made handheld emulation devices aren't a new thing by any means, and each year countless new variants appear on the scene which do pretty much the same thing: play ROMs via emulation using cheap and readily available off-the-shelf components. However, the Waveshare GPM280 caught our eye recently, not for...

    • Retro
    • Game Boy
    • GBA
  • News The Forgotten City, A Midas-Touched Time-Loop Mystery, Comes To Switch This Summer

    Such a cold finger

    Previously announced for Xbox and PC release (and originally scheduled to launch last year), developer Modern Storyteller's The Forgotten City is now lined up to launch on Switch and other consoles in Summer 2021. A Roman murder mystery described as a 'mature narrative-driven game' by publisher Dear Villagers, the game began life...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Capcom Is Closing Down Its Online Store In The US

    Will accept orders until the start of next month

    Capcom has announced on Twitter that it will be closing down its official online store in America. The last day to place orders will be next month on 1st May, and supplies are limited - so get in while you can. In addition to this, it sent out a huge thanks to all of its fans for supporting the store...

    • Capcom
    • US
    • North America
  • News Pokémon GO Hosting Special Event To Celebrate Release Of New Pokémon Snap

    Shiny Smeargle will make its GO debut

    To promote the upcoming Nintendo Switch release New Pokémon Snap, Niantic's augmented reality mobile game Pokémon GO will be hosting a special event inspired by the photography-focused game set in the Lental region. It'll run from 29th April until 2nd May. As a bonus, there'll also be a new camera avatar item...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon GO
    • Mobile
  • News PowerA Reveals Its Pro-Grade Switch Controller, Now Available For Pre-Order

    Take your game to the next level - with paddles!

    If you want to take your Nintendo gaming sessions to the next level, then you might want to check out PowerA's new Fusion Pro Wireless Controller for the Switch. It puts "premium materials and professional-level gaming features" at your fingertips. This "high-quality" Bluetooth enabled design...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Controllers
    • PowerA
  • News Super Mario Maker 2's Final Ninji Speedrun Event Has Arrived

    Game over, Mario

    If you thought Nintendo was done with Super Mario, think again! He's still got some unfinished business with Bowser in the form of one final Super Mario Maker 2 Ninji Speedrun event. Yes, that's right - the final course designed by Nintendo is here. It'll require you to "run a few laps" around Bowser's Castle and is packed out with...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
  • News Metroid Prime 4 Developer Hires DreamWorks Talent As A Lighting Artist

    Has also worked with Disney and Sony's God of War studio

    Over the past year, Retro Studios has been on a mass hiring spree for its highly anticipated release Metroid Prime 4. While this important process seems to have slowed down in recent months, apparently the studio isn't done just yet. Metroid fan site Shinesparkers reports a "Lighting and...

    • Nintendo
    • Retro Studios
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Metroid
    • Metroid Prime 4
  • News Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remaster Finally Returns To Australian eShop, Seven Months After Its Removal

    Fans have been waiting a long time

    Quite frankly, this has been a long time coming, but Square Enix has revealed that Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition has finally returned to the Switch eShop in Australia and New Zealand. You might remember that the game was pulled from digital stores in both countries back in September, just a...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Final Fantasy

Wednesday14th Apr 2021

  • Soapbox Hurry Up And Release The Switch Pro Already, My Switch Is Dying

    Time of death: literally any second now

    Getting a new piece of technology is a lot like getting a puppy on Christmas Day. The rest of the afternoon and evening are likely to be spent playing with your new present, marvelling at how perfect and new it is, and changing all the settings so it's just the way you like it. Fast forward a couple of years,...

    • Soapbox
    • Feature
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Pro
  • News Pokémon HOME June Update Will End Compatibility With Select Smartphones

    Will you be impacted?

    An upcoming update for Pokémon HOME will end the mobile app's compatibility with select smartphone operating systems, it's been announced. The new update will arrive in June, with support for a number of Android and iOS smartphones set to come to an end. You can see the full list of the devices which will be affected below...

    • Pokemon
    • Mobile
    • Updates
  • News Epic Secures $1 Billion In Funding, With Sony Investing Another $200 Million

    Will allow Epic Games to "support future growth opportunities"

    Nintendo's industry pal Sony has just invested another $200 million in the Fortnite creator Epic Games. Epic's $1 billion in funding from Sony and various other companies will allow it to support future growth opportunities, including its "Metaverse". This now also puts the company's...

    • Industry
    • Epic Games
    • Unreal Engine
    • Fortnite
    • Sony
  • News The Longing Makes You Wait 400 Real-Life Days To See The End, Launching On Switch Today

    A point-and-click test of patience

    Today's Indie World Showcase was full of interesting new titles, but few games have a premise as instantly intriguing as The Longing. This point-and-click adventure, which first launched on PC and Mac last year, follows the story of a character called Shade. As Shade, you need to wait 400 days for your king to...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Indie World
  • News Minecraft's Caves And Cliffs Update Gets Split Into Two Parts

    Part One will include the Axolotl, don't worry

    What do Twilight, Harry Potter, and Minecraft have in common? No, it's not that people want to make out with all the monsters - they've all eventually had parts of them split into two. The upcoming Caves and Cliffs update for Minecraft was due this Summer, and it's still coming - but only the first...

    • Updates
    • Minecraft
    • Delays
  • News Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge Confirmed For Switch, New Trailer

    Inspired by the Turtles’ iconic 1987 design

    We first heard about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge last month, but today's Nintendo Indie World Showcase has confirmed that the game is indeed coming to Switch. Cowabunga! Developed by Scott Pilgrim vs. The World studio Tribute Games and distributed by

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Watch Nintendo Indie World Showcase April 2021 - Live!

    "Fresh and new indie games" to be revealed

    Looking for more Nintendo Switch indie goodness? Well, Nintendo has you covered with a brand new Nintendo Indie World Showcase! Today's show kicks off at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 5pm GMT / 6pm CET, and you can watch it live right here. Nintendo says it'll be "roughly 20 minutes long, focused on fresh and new...

    • Live Chat
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Indie World
  • News House Of The Dead: Remake Shoots To Switch Later This Year

    Heads up

    Announced as part of Nintendo's Indie World Showcase, Forever Entertainment is bringing Sega's light gun horror classic to Switch in the form of The House of the Dead: Remake. Described as "a remade version of the game introduced in 1997 in arcade platform", you can check out the trailer for this arcade on-rails shooter above. The PR...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Random Reggie Responds To Yet More Requests For Mother 3 In Typical Reggie Fashion

    So, that's a no?

    Of the many things we'll always remember about Reggie Fils-Aimé's reign as Nintendo of America president, the constant bombardment of "give us Mother 3" messages from fans will forever be right near the top of the list. The game, which is a direct sequel to EarthBound (Mother 2 in Japan), has never been officially translated for...

    • Reggie
    • Random
  • News The Latest Super Mario Bros. Speedrun WR Is A Definitive Breakthrough

    4:54.948 may be the last time a second barrier is broken

    If you follow the retro gaming scene on Twitch, it's likely you spend a decent amount of time watching speedrunners. It can be fascinating to see how older titles are manipulated, streamlined and mastered over hundreds of hours, and if you happen to catch a world record live it can be an...

    • Retro
    • Mario
  • News The Balan Wonderworld Demo Is Being Taken Down Today

    Gone for good

    The demo for Balan Wonderworld will be removed from the Switch eShop and digital stores across all consoles today, it's been confirmed. The news comes from the official Balan Wonderworld Twitter account, which notes that the demo will be discontinued at 23:59 JST on 14th April; the Steam version will also be taken down a couple of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Demos
  • News Aztech Forgotten Gods Blends Mexican Storytelling With Anime-Inspired Action-Adventure

    "There’s such a rich history behind the Aztecs"

    Another title revealed during today's Nintendo Indie World Showcase, Aztech Forgotten Gods is a new "cyberstone colossus fighter" from Mexican studio, Lienzo. Launching on Switch later this year, the game follows soon-to-be heroine Achtli as she joins her archaeologist mother Nantsin on an...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Indie World
  • News King Of Seas Confirmed To Set Sail On Nintendo Switch In May

    Ready to plunder your SD storage

    Pirate RPG King of Seas has been attracting attention for quite some time, which only picked up further when Team17 stepped in as publisher earlier this year. Now it's been confirmed that the 3DClouds-developed title will arrive on Switch - and various other platforms - on 25th May, priced at £24.99 / €24.99 /...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Konami Is Bringing GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon To Switch In 2022

    A remake developed by indie studio GuruGuru

    And you thought Konami didn't make games any more! GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon is being developed primarily by indie studio GuruGuru 'alongside' Konami Digital Entertainment, and it turns out it's a remake of a 1987 Famicom game. Who knew? Well, a particular stalwart staff member reminded us all, actually,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Konami
  • Anniversary The Animal Crossing Series Is Now 20 Years Old

    And we're still paying off our loans...

    While Animal Crossing still feels like a relatively new Nintendo franchise, today actually marks its 20th anniversary. Yes, the series started out in Japan on 14th April 2001 as a Nintendo 64 title. While Dōbutsu no Mori (otherwise known as Animal Forest) was never released in its original form here in the...

    • Anniversary
    • Animal Crossing
    • Japan
  • Random If You're Curious About How They Made SNES Music, This Is Worth A Watch

    It was a free-for-all

    Many of us have favourite SNES-era soundtracks, especially as they have that distinct sound of Nintendo's 16-bit machine. Of course, the actual technicalities of how those soundtracks came together can be fascinating, as composers and sound designers were working with resources a thousand miles removed from the range of tools...

    • Retro
    • Music
    • SNES
    • Random
  • News Cris Tales Gets Final Release Date And Switch eShop Demo

    Not long now

    Cris Tales has unsurprisingly been getting a lot of attention over the last couple of years, styled as a 'love letter to JRPGs' while incorporating its own modern ideas. After a delay it was recently promised for July, and today that was pinned down to 20th July with a price of £34.99/€39.99/$39.99USD. In good news you'll be able to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Release
    • Indie World
  • News New Pokémon Snap Director Explains How They Decided Which Pokémon Would Make The Cut

    “The selection of Pokémon was truly hard”

    Pichu and Grookey confirmed! One of the biggest controversies surrounding the launch of Pokémon Sword and Shield on Nintendo Switch was its incomplete Pokédex. At the time, game producer Junichi Masuda explained that competitive balancing issues and development deadlines were to blame for some of the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Blizzard Arcade Collection Free Update Adds Lost Vikings 2 And RPM Racing

    And a "fistful of new features"

    If you've been on the fence about the Blizzard Arcade Collection, now might be the perfect time to check it out. It seems Blizzard has been listening to fan requests for a little more content and has now added two extra games to its digital retro package. Yes, that's right - on top of The Lost Vikings, Rock 'n Roll...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
  • News Nintendo Unveils Beautiful Animal Crossing Soundtrack Collection

    Update: Now available on Amazon US!

    Update: It appears the Animal Crossing soundtrack collection is also launching in the US, as it's just popped up on Amazon. If you fancy pre-ordering it, you can grab it below. <products id="14908"> Original Article: As you may already be aware, Animal Crossing / Dōbutsu no Mori is celebrating the 20th...

    • Music
    • Animal Crossing
  • News FEZ Will Bring A Cool Hat And Gameplay To Switch Today

    Because fez's are cool

    In the ancient dawn of time a few breakthrough Indie games made their name on Xbox Arcade, such as FEZ back in 2012. Just shy of a decade later it'll make its debut on Nintendo hardware, dropping on the Switch eShop today. It was casually dropped in as part of a sizzle reel at the close of today's Indie World Showcase, but...

    • Switch eShop
    • Indie World
  • News Pokémon Happy Meals Are Returning To McDonald's In The UK Next Month

    Here's when you can grab one!

    Pikachu, coming soon! (Not as a food, though... That would be horrific.) There aren't many things in life that can beat the good old video games and food combo, so you'll hopefully be pleased to hear that Pokémon Happy Meals are soon returning to McDonald's restaurants in the UK. Special Pokémon Happy Meals appeared...

    • Pokemon
    • UK
    • McDonalds
  • News Street Fighter Characters Are Coming To Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid

    Ryu, Chun-Li and more!

    In a new crossover that must surely have been concocted in a '90s kid's dreams at some point, Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid is teaming up with Street Fighter for a new DLC pack. nWay has announced that Capcom’s fan-favourite franchise is being treated to a 'Street Fighter Pack', and has also unveiled a Power Rangers:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
    • DLC
  • News Picross S6 Launches On Switch Next Week, And The Whole Series Is Going On Sale

    Your next puzzle fix

    The next title in the Picross series is just days away from launching on Nintendo Switch, as Jupiter announces a 22nd April release date for Picross S6. Picross, Mega Picross, Color Picross, and Clip Picross modes all feature in the new release, with new puzzles across each category and a bonus 'Extra' mode being included, too...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Review Godstrike - A Frustrating Time Mechanic Scuppers This Twin Stick Shooter

    Not quite god-tier

    A little over a year ago, a new bullet hell game called Profane released on the eShop and was swept away almost immediately in the constant stream of other new titles. Due to disputes with the publisher, Overpowered Team decided to have the game taken off the eShop a few months later, while it worked on re-releasing a new version...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Random The Low-Poly Animals Twitter Account Is A Must-Follow

    Why is Ditto shaped like a T-shirt

    The low-poly days are far behind us, but many of us still have a soft spot for the work that artists and modellers had to do back when consoles couldn't handle curves. Low-Poly Animals is a (relatively) new Twitter account celebrating and chronicling some of the creatures that we might have taken for granted back...

    • Random
    • Retro
    • Art
  • News Kingdom Two Crowns To Expand Co-Op In Free 'Never Alone' Update

    Also adds the 'Trade Routes' challenge

    Kingdom Two Crowns is a title that's continued to grow and improve since its Nintendo Switch release back in late 2018; we thought it was rather good in our original review. The latest changes will come in the free Never Alone update, which is due to roll out on Switch and other platforms on 20th April. The...

    • Switch eShop
    • Update
  • News There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension Takes You On A "Silly" Journey Through Video Game Universes

    Launching on Switch today!

    No Indie World Showcase would be complete without a couple of games surprise-launching right after the show, so here's There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension to give you some fresh and immediate entertainment. While the Indie Showcase didn't do the best job of telling us what it's all about, There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Indie World
  • News Art Of Rally Drifts Onto Switch In The Summer

    Includes all updates + upcoming Kenya content

    Art of Rally has been a rather charming hit on PC over recent months, drawing in a happy audience of rally fans with its soothing but also faithful top-down recreation of the sport. It's no surprise it's coming to consoles, but pleasingly it popped up in today's Indie World Showcase as a Summer release...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Indie World
  • News Road 96 Is An Intriguing Procedurally-Generated Story Game Where You Call All The Shots

    No two roads are the same

    Road 96, a new narrative game from award-winning French indie studio DigixArt, has been announced for Nintendo Switch. Opening up today's Nintendo Indie World Showcase, Road 96 has you trying to escape from a country on the brink of collapse. Your goal is to reach the border, thousands of miles away from your starting...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Indie World
  • News Oxenfree Gets A Surprise Sequel, Coming This Year

    This one is Oxentwo, the next one is Oxenthree

    We weren't blown away by Nintendo's long-awaited Direct back in February, but it turns out that they were keeping a lot of their Hot News under their hat for today's Indie World presentation instead. One of the biggest surprises - and we know it was a surprise, because they kept it until the very end...

    • Oxenfree
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Indie
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Skul: The Hero Slayer Is Getting A Switch Release This Summer

    A bone-a-fide Metroidvania to test your skulls

    What do you get when you fuse elements of Dead Cells, Hollow Knight, and Hades? Probably a game that's too hard for any human to ever complete, but also, you get Skul: The Hero Slayer, a roguelike about a diminutive skeleton who has to kill a bunch of bad guys. Just your usual, you know. The stylised...

    • Indie
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Smash Bros. Ultimate Hosting Explosive Tournament Later This Week

    It's going to be a blast!

    Following on from the Super Mario 3D World and Monster Hunter Rise spirits, this weekend Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is hosting a tournament. It'll be an explosive one - featuring things that blow up, and fighters who can also detonate this and that. There's Link with his bombs, the Inklings with their Splat Bombs and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Nintendo
  • News Aerial_Knight's Never Yield Dashes Onto Switch In May

    Demo out today

    The Indie World Showcase introduced us to some new developers, one of whom was Aerial_Knight, who revealed their rather intriguing debut. Aerial_Knight's Never Yield is being published by Headup Games and looks like a particularly stylish take on the Runner genre, and it's out on 19th May with a demo launching today. It takes place...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nindie World
  • News Lawson Will Offer New Pokémon Snap Photo Printing Services In Japan

    Gotta print 'em all

    If you were around during the Nintendo 64 era, you might remember special Snap Station kiosks in-store allowing you to print out your photos in Pokémon Snap. It was quite a novelty at the time. To make the upcoming Switch release New Pokémon Snap just a little bit more nostalgic, Lawson (a local convenience store chain in...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Pokemon
    • Japan
  • News OlliOlli World Grinds Onto Nintendo Switch This Winter

    Takes the board out into a bigger world

    The OlliOlli games are certainly among the royalty of early-ish Indie games, with publisher Roll7 also showing love for Nintendo hardware over the years. You may have played the neat combination of the first two games, OlliOlli: Switch Stance, in more recent times. Pleasingly it was confirmed today that an...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Indie World
  • News Nacon Announces WRC 10, Speeds Onto Switch At A "Later Date"

    Wait, didn't we just get WRC 9?

    As you might recall, publisher Nacon released WRC 9 The Official Game on the Nintendo Switch last month. Despite this, Nacon has now gone and announced WRC 10. Fortunately, for Switch owners, it seems you'll have plenty of time to play through WRC 9, as the tenth entry is arriving at a "later date" on Nintendo's...

    • Nintendo Switch
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    Something a bit different

    Annapurna Interactive is undoubtedly one of the premier publishers in the Indie space, and it's also been pretty supportive of Nintendo Switch. Today the publisher confirmed release details and a Switch version of Last Stop, and also unveiled a new title called Hindsight. Last Stop was revealed previously for other...

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