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  • 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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    • N64
    • Xbox
    • Phil Spencer
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Future Games Show
  • 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
    • Super Mario
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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

YesterdayThu, 4th Mar 2021

  • Rumour Nintendo To Reveal New Switch Model With Samsung OLED Display And 4K Support

    Mass production of new panels expected to begin this June

    We've just reached the four year anniversary of the Nintendo Switch, and admittedly, compared to next-generation devices, the hybrid system is starting to show its age. How will Nintendo combat a possible decline in sales then? According to a new report from Bloomberg, the video game giant...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Rumours
    • Switch Pro
  • News Sakurai Addresses High Volume Of Sword Fighters In Smash (Again), Reminds Fans It's Not His Call

    "Like it or not, it’s not up to me"

    Later today, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai will be showcasing the new DLC fighters. This time around, it's Pyra and Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and they just so happen to be another set of sword users. In the lead-up to this broadcast, Sakurai appeared on the latest episode of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Masahiro Sakurai
    • Nintendo
  • News Hori Unveils Five New Animal Crossing Themed Nintendo Switch Accessories

    Arriving next month

    Since the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons last March, the IP has been raking in the big bucks. Sales are through the roof and third-party accessory manufacturers are even cashing in on the latest game's success. Continuing this trend is Hori - with a brand new officially licensed line of Animal Crossing: New...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Accessories
    • Hori
    • Japan
  • News Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Version 11.0.0 Update Arrives Later Today

    So remember to save those replays!

    Update: Version 11.0.0 is now available. Get a rundown on the patch notes and fighter adjustments in our latest post. As is always the case as we gear up for a new character arrival, Nintendo has confirmed that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's next update will arrive later today. The update coincides with the launch...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Updates
  • Feature Why Zelda: Link’s Awakening Is Literally My Dream Game

    What's reality anyway?

    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, Stu gets all dreamy about one of his favourite entries in the franchise...

    • Features
    • Zelda
    • Zelda 35th Anniversary
  • PSA Switch Online Members Can Now Claim Some More Smash Bros. Ultimate Freebies

    Get the edge in battle

    Nintendo's Switch online service from time to time will offer a bunch of freebies for certain games. For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate it normally hands out a bunch of spirit board power-ups that can be used in the game's events. The latest offer for Switch Online subscribers (which is a bit different this time around) is Spirit...

    • PSA
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Nintendo Switch Online
  • Review Lawnmower Game: Racing - The Worst Game On Switch? Quite Possibly

    Because nobody likes a grass

    You know that video (which eventually became a GIF) of the news reporter asking the little boy if he’s going to miss his mum when he starts school? The one where the kid laughs at first, then suddenly realises what’s happening and starts crying? Lawnmower Game: Racing is that video in game form. In case the title...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Random 'Amogus' Is A Playable Among Us Pokémon Hack

    Things are getting weird in the Among Us community

    We know you're all thinking it, so let's just get it out of our system real quick: "Nintendo takedown coming in 3...2...1..." And yes, it's probably true, because it always is. But with that covered, let's instead talk about just what the heck is going on in the Among Us community. SusieQ on...

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    • Among Us
    • Pokemon
    • Art
  • News Xenoblade's Pyra/Mythra Will Be Available In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Later Today

    Pyra blazes into battle

    If you've been looking forward to playing as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's newest fighter, Pyra/Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2, you won't have long to wait: the pair arrive later today for those in North America, and tomorrow for players in Europe. The news was delivered by series director Masahiro Sakurai, who today...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Xenoblade
  • News First 4 Figures Reveals Metroid "Samus Helmet" Statue

    Update: Now we've got a better look!

    Update: Here's a better look at the helmet. First 4 Figures is no stranger to Metroid. Starting with the Metroid Prime Gunship nearly 11 years ago, it showcased a Varia Suit Samus statue last October and, following on f

    • Metroid
    • Merchandise
    • First 4 Figures
  • News Blaster Master Zero 3 Explodes Onto Switch This July

    It's the "final piece of the trilogy"

    Before we get stuck into the meat of this news piece, we just really want to highlight the incredible voiceover in the above trailer. It's like being warped back to the kind of '90s toy adverts that proclaimed things as XTREME and RADICAL, and we love it. Anyway, on with the story: Blaster Master Zero 3, the...

    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • Random Sakurai Has Figures Of Upcoming Smash Fighters But Hides Them In A Drawer

    No peeking!

    Today's 'Mr. Sakurai Presents' video contained plenty of great news for fans of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – including the release date for newest fighter duo Pyra/Mythra, of course – but the series director also slipped in a quick anecdote about upcoming fighters. Towards the end of the video, Sakurai took a moment to show off a...

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    • Super Smash Bros
    • Masahiro Sakurai
    • Random
  • News Smash Bros. Ultimate Adds Monster Hunter And Ghosts 'N Goblins Mii Fighter Costumes

    Launching today!

    It's not just Pyra/Mythra who are being added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, as it's been revealed that both Monster Hunter and Ghosts 'N Goblins will receive some very welcome representation in the form of new Mii Fighter costumes. Monster Hunter is actually being treated to three different costumes – Hunter Equipment...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Sega Releases Third Content Update For Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 - Adds New Characters, Songs And More

    Download it today

    Since Sega's Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 arrived on the Nintendo Switch last December it's been receiving a number of free updates. So far, we've got new modes, characters, and even Sonic the Hedgehog, and now the company has rolled out its third (and final) free content update for the game. In the Switch version, this update includes four...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • Japanese Charts Story Of Seasons And Bravely Default Leap Ahead Of Super Mario 3D World

    Two brand new entries hit the ground running

    Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for the week ending 28th February, revealing that Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury has been knocked out of first place in its third week on sale. Instead, the coveted number one spot has been gobbled up by Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town this time...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • News NIS Classics Volume 1 Brings Retro JRPGs Phantom Brave and Soul Nomad To Switch This Summer

    Over 60 hours of gameplay, plus a swanky limited edition release

    Did you ever play Phantom Brave: We Meet Again on the Wii, or Soul Nomad & The World Eaters on PS2? If you did, then you'll be pleased to know that they're both coming to Nintendo Switch as a package - and if you didn't, now's your chance to catch up on some of Disgaea developer...

    • JRPGs
  • Nintendo Download 4th March (North America)

    Apex Legends, Sea of Solitude and Gnosia

    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: Apex Legends (Electronic Arts, 9th...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • Video Watch Harvest Moon And Story Of Seasons' First Half Hour, In This Side-By-Side Comparison

    Speedrun Any% Pre-Cow

    In the race for "best farming game of March 2021", there's still everything to play for. Harvest Moon: One World came out earlier this week, and Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town has a release date of 23rd/26th March depending on whether you're in North America or Europe/Australia, and we've been reporting on the battle...

    • Harvest Moon
    • Story of Seasons
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Video
  • News Gnosia Is Out On Switch Today, And It Looks Like Among Us Crossed With Virtue's Last Reward

    The combination we never even knew we needed

    Impostor games are so hot right now. Or, actually, they were hot a few years ago, and still are - despite hitting viral success during last year's pandemic, Among Us actually came out in 2018, and Gnosia - which launches on Switch today - was originally released on the PlayStation Vita in 2019. Likewise,...

    • Among Us
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Switch Shifted 1.5 Million Units In The UK Last Year, Matching Xbox And PlayStation Sales Combined

    A truly dominant year for Nintendo

    The latest sales data from GfK, GSD and the Entertainment Retailers Association reveals that Nintendo sold 1.5 million Switch units across the UK throughout 2020. As reported by GamesIndustry.biz, this 1.5 million figure is significantly up from the previous year's numbers, where Nintendo sold "nearly one million"...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales Figures
    • UK
  • Watch Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Sakurai Presents Pyra/Mythra, Live!

    Release date and moveset revealed

    It's time to see Xenoblade Chronicles 2's Pyra and Mythra in action as Masahiro Sakurai hosts a brand new video for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. In today's 35-minute presentation, the series director will offer "an in-depth look" at the new two-in-one fighter and reveal their release date. It all kicks off at 2pm...

    • Live Chat
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Xenoblade
  • Nintendo Download 4th March (Europe)

    Harvest Moon: One World, Monster Jam Steel Titans 2 & Sea of Solitude

    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:...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News Resident Evil Turns 25 This Month, And New Merch Has Arrived To Celebrate

    Including an Umbrella lamp and hats

    This month marks the 25th anniversary of the Resident Evil series, with the original PlayStation game – which eventually found its way to both the Nintendo DS and GameCube – launching back in March 1996. If you feel like celebrating, you can now get your hands on a whole new range of merchandise. Capcom has...

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    • Capcom
    • Merchandise
  • News SaGa Frontier Remastered Is Getting A Physical Release In Asia, With English Language Support

    Launches alongside the digital edition on April 15th

    Collecting physical editions of games can be a tricky business. When we're not navigating our way through limited print releases, you've also got regional exclusives to account for. If you don't speak the local language, then it's tough luck – unless you opt for digital. First announced back in

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
  • News Suda51 Is Re-Releasing Divisive Murder Mystery Game The Silver Case On Switch

    Alongside its "long-lost sequel", The 25th Ward

    Suda51 has long been known for his strange and experimental games, from the popular No More Heroes series to the less well-known games in his catalogue, like Flower, Sun, and Rain. One of his earliest works was the 1999 game, The Silver Case, in which players take up the roles of a detective and a...

    • Upcoming Releases
    • Suda 51
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Switch FPS Counter Recon: The First Mission Sure Does A Poor Impression Of Call Of Duty

    Complete with zombie mode!

    Activision's Call of Duty is one of the world's biggest video game franchises, which makes its continued absence on Switch (the world's best-selling games console at the time of writing) all the more puzzling. Still, at least we have Counter Recon: The First Mission to fall back on, eh? Developed by TROOOZE, this...

    • Switch eShop
  • News In Rays Of The Light Is A "First-Person Meditative Quest" That's Coming To Switch This Month

    It's about to get philosophical

    In Rays of the Light has a surprisingly long history. Developed by Sometimes You – who previously released 7th Sector on Switch last year – their latest game is a remake of 2012's "The Light", which released on Steam last year as "The Light Rem

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires Has Been Delayed, With No Solid Release Date Given

    It was previously targeting an early 2021 release

    It's been a busy time for Musou fans on Switch. With the last few months giving us Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity and Persona 5 Strikers, we also got the surprise reveal of Samurai Warriors 5 during the recent

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Dynasty Warriors
  • News Dood! Disgaea 6: Defiance Of Destiny Will Come To Switch This June

    The Limited and Unrelenting Editions come with fancy goodies, too

    Since January, when we found out that Japanese mag Famitsu had rated Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny 33/40, we've been starved of news about the upcoming turn-based tactical RPG. Thanks to the New Game Plus Expo, an online showcase that took place earlier today, we now finally have a...

    • Upcoming Releases
    • Disgaea
  • News Can't Drive This Is Co-op Racing Platformer, And It's Crashing Onto Switch This Month

    Build your way to victory

    Between couch co-op and online multiplayer, we're not lacking for choice when it comes to Switch multiplayer games – though we'd never say no to more. Looking to offer us both, developer Pixel Maniacs has just confirmed that Can't Drive This is coming to Switch on March 19th. Described as a "co

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Signs of the Sojourner Brings Narrative Deck-Building To Switch Later This Month

    Launches on March 18th with a 20% discount

    Signs of the Sojourner made quite a splash when it first arrived last year on PC. Developed by Echodog Games, we found ourselves taking over our mother's store after her death, travelling to different locations to obtain good for the shop. Offering a narrative experience within a deck-building card game,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop

Wednesday3rd Mar 2021

  • Random Nintendo Ironically Celebrates All Mario Switch Games With Fans, Weeks Before Wiping Some From Existence

    But don't worry, fans are 'fixing' it...

    Plenty of Mario fans aren't best pleased with Nintendo's plan to pull games from stores. If you've somehow missed the news, Nintendo is planning on removing a number of Mario games and products from stores at the end of this month and, in a recent statement, has reiterated the fact that it isn't backing

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
    • Random
  • News Niantic Showcases Pokémon GO Proof-Of-Concept HoloLens Demo At Microsoft Ignite 2021

    "We’ve only scratched the surface"

    At Microsoft Ignite 2021, Niantic announced it would be collaborating with Microsoft and showed off a proof-of-concept Pokémon GO demo on a HoloLens 2 headset. Niantic founder and CEO, John Hanke, appeared in a video illustrating how AR can enrich daily routines. Keep in mind, this demo is not intended for...

    • Pokemon
    • Microsoft
    • Niantic
  • News Stardew-Like Coral Island Wraps Up Successful Kickstarter With $1.6 Million Raised

    The game is planned to release at the end of 2022

    We're only on our third month of 2021, and we've already got Harvest Moon: One World, Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town, Littlewood, and a massive Stardew Valley Update... but fans of the farming simulation genre always want more.

    • Upcoming Releases
    • Harvest Moon
    • Story of Seasons
    • Indie
    • Kickstarter
  • Preview Story of Seasons: Pioneers Of Olive Town Is Not Quite As Pioneering As We'd Hoped

    Can the series keep up with Stardew Valley?

    How does Story of Seasons continue to innovate when Stardew Valley and Animal Crossing have done so much to develop the 25-year-old formula? Well, with Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town, the answer is twofold: one - borrow the ideas of Stardew Valley and Animal Crossing, and two - change things for...

    • Preview
    • Story of Seasons
    • Harvest Moon
    • Features
  • News Pokémon Unite Beta Players Break Rules By Sharing Footage Online

    Takedowns are already being enforced

    Pokémon Unite's beta test is now in full swing, with lucky players across Canada being amongst the very first in the world to get some hands-on time with the upcoming title. It appears that some players have taken the opportunity to break the rules, however, sharing footage to YouTube despite promising not...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Version 11.0.0 Is Arriving Soon

    See Pyra and Mythra in action tomorrow

    Nintendo has revealed via Twitter that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Switch will soon be updated to Version 11.0.0. This will likely time in with the release of the new DLC fighters Pyra and Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2. The date of their arrival will be revealed during tomorrow's presentation...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Updates
  • Anniversary Nintendo Switch Launched Four Years Ago Today

    And Zelda: Breath of the Wild, of course!

    Four years ago today on 3rd March 2017, the Nintendo Switch was first released across most regions worldwide. With its monstrous sales records and incredible library of games, it's not especially easy to remember how different things were for Nintendo before the Switch's arrival. We all know the story of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Anniversaries
  • News Story Of Seasons: Pioneers Of Olive Town Is Getting Patched, Following Difficult Launch In Japan

    Many Japanese players criticised the game's loading times among other issues

    The Maker issue is a particularly egregious example of the game's flaws Earlier today, a blog post was uploaded to the Japanese site for Bokumono - short for Bokujō Monogatari, the Japanese name for the Harvest Moon/Story of Seasons series. In the blog, producer Dai Take

    • Story of Seasons
    • Updates
    • Patch
  • News Here's What Arby's Shovel Knight Launcher Tokens Unlock In-Game

    Get ready to collect!

    Fast food and gaming toys are a common promotional strategy. We saw it last month with McDonald's when it brought back Pokémon Happy Meal toys, which admittedly had some problems. Having said that, it's not common to see an indie game getting that same treatment,

    • Yacht Club Games
    • Shovel Knight
    • Arbys
  • Review G-Darius HD - A True Shmup Legend Reimagined For The High-Def Era

    Gz and Hustlas

    Editor's note: G-Darius HD and Dariusburst Another Chronicle EX + are currently available individually on the Japanese Switch eShop, but are also part of the Darius Cozmic Revelation physical package. For a guide on how to download games from the Japanese eShop, click here. For a guide on where to purchase Ja

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Soapbox The Nintendo Switch Was My Companion As I Travelled The World

    Reflecting on four turbulent years with my steadfast console companion

    Not my actual suitcase - mine had way more shoes, and no pliers (why do they have pliers?) When the Nintendo Switch came out in early 2017, I was adrift. I had moved out of London, I had gone freelance a few months before, and I was what people at the time called a "digital...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Anniversary
    • Soapbox
    • Features
  • News Plants Vs. Zombies Could Pave The Way For Bigger And Better EA Frostbite Titles On Switch

    It's time to kick some grass

    One announcement during Nintendo's recent Direct presentation that perhaps didn't get enough attention was Plants Vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville Complete Edition. It's EA's "first-ever" Frostbite engine game to be released on the Switch. In a recent interview with the How Games Make Money podcast, ho

    • Nintendo Switch
    • EA
    • Frostbite
    • Electronic Arts
  • Video Respawn Entertainment Shares Apex Legends Switch Gameplay Trailer

    See how it holds up

    One of the first big releases on the Nintendo Switch this month is Respawn Entertainment's battle royale, Apex Legends. It arrives as a free-to-play title next week on 9th March and will thrust players into Season 8, while also granting Switch players 30 free levels and double XP gains for the first two weeks. To build some...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News R-Type Final 2 Won't Follow The "Bullet Hell" Trend Seen In Recent Shmups

    Final 2 will be the R-Type experience we've come to expect

    R-Type Final 2 is only a month away and as that date approaches, we're slowly getting new information coming through. After releasing a new gameplay trailer last month and announcing a "Special Chronicle Box", lead designer Kazuma Kujo has given us a bet

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Ahead Of Nintendo's "Thanos Snap", Super Mario Bros. 35 Is Getting Another Special Event

    Starts on March 5th

    We're slowly getting closer to Super Mario Bros. 35's delisting. As Nintendo recently reconfirmed, it doesn't plan on backing down from the 31st March removal date, so we'll be saying goodbye to this Battle Royale soon. With exactly four weeks to go, that isn't stopping the weekly events just yet, and Super Mario Bros. 35's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Super Mario
  • News Smash Bros. Celebrates Pokémon's 25th Anniversary With A Pocket Monster Brawl

    The battle begins later this week

    Last week, the Pokémon series turned 25 years old. To celebrate this, Nintendo's all-star fighting game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is hosting a special Pokémon Brawl tournament. It starts later this week on 5th March and will run for a total of three days. As you might have already worked out, it's themed around...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Pokemon
  • Random Ever Wanted A Pokémon-Themed Fishing Lure? Well, Now's Your Chance

    Now you can fish with Kyogre and Pikachu

    It's been a busy week for Pokémon fans. Last Friday's announcements of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl and Pokém

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