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  • News Nintendo Doesn't Have Anything Else Planned For Zelda's 35th

    But what about those rumoured games?

    There have been rumours since earlier this year that Nintendo would release a few older Zelda games at some point this year to celebrate Link's 35th anniversary. While 2021 is not over yet, The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma has seemingly shot down hopes of classic Zelda games returning this year at...

    • Zelda
    • The Legend of Zelda
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
  • News Nintendo "Holding Back" On Name Of New Zelda Game To Avoid Revealing Too Much

    "You'll just have to stay tuned"

    Nintendo's given us our first proper look at The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sequel, and while we loved every second of it, one thing we would like to know is the game's name. As fun as it is calling it the sequel to BOTW and Breath of the Wild 2, we really would like a name. Sadly, it appears that won't be...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo
    • The Legend of Zelda
  • Random What's Happened To Bayonetta 3, Platinum?

    C'mon give us an update!

    One game we thought was in with a chance to be shown at Nintendo's E3 Direct this year was Bayonetta 3. Hours before the show, the game's director Hideki Kamiya retweeted a post by Nintendo - leading many fans to believe they would be hearing and perhaps even seeing the next entry in the series at the event. Instead, the...

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    • PlatinumGames
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  • News Hell Yeah! DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods - Part One Is Out Now On Switch

    "Part Two will arrive at a later date"

    It's been a long wait for Nintendo Switch DOOM fans, but today the DOOM Eternal Part One DLC has finally arrived. Yes, after landing on other platforms last October, during the Nintendo Direct it was revealed The Ancient Gods - Part One DLC was out now on Switch. It'll set you back $19.99 USD or you can grab...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • DLC
    • DOOM Eternal
  • News The Metroid Dread Special Edition Set Is Looking A Bit Tasty

    A closer look at the goodies within

    Metroid Dread looks to be the return to the series' 2D roots that fans have been waiting for for nigh on two decades. Metroid: Samus Returns on 3DS was excellent, but as a remake of Metroid II on Game Boy, it was a known quantity — this is an entirely new game, and we can't wait to get our hands on it. The game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Metroid Dread

YesterdayTue, 15th Jun 2021

  • News Nintendo Switch Has Been The US' Best-Selling Console For 30 Months In A Row

    Switch takes top prize in May

    Nintendo Switch was the best-selling games console in the US in May, securing a 30th consecutive month (so that's two and a half years) at the top of the chart. The news comes from NPD Group's Mat Piscatella, who confirms that Switch was "the best-selling hardware platform in both units and dollars during the month of...

    • Nintendo Switch
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    • US
  • Guide Where To Pre-Order Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda

    Another Link to the past

    Revealed as part of Nintendo's E3 2021 Direct presentation, the Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda handheld is a cute little device that let's you play three classic Zelda games on a retro-styled Game & Watch system similar to the Super Mario Bros. version which launched last year. Launching on 12th November as a...

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    • Nintendo Switch
  • Soapbox The Zelda: Breath of The Wild 2 Trailer Is Already Spawning Theories

    Reversed music, new mechanics, and long hair

    The best part of working in games journalism is when you get to wildly speculate about a split-second thing in a trailer, and so, here we are. It's speculatin' time! Get yer binoculars and magnifying glasses ready, and take copious meaningless notes! You may have noticed (unless you were screaming...

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    • Nintendo Direct
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    • Soapbox
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  • Poll What Did You Think Of Nintendo Direct At E3 2021?

    Some long-demanded games made an appearance

    Nintendo's E3 Direct has wrapped up, and as you'd expect it was full of game showcases and revealed a fair amount of Nintendo goodness. We've been writing up the news for your eyeballs on the homepage, and you can check out a round-up of the major announcements below. Roundup: Here's What Was Revealed...

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  • News Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot + A New Power Awakens Set Brings The Fight To Switch

    Includes 'expansion pass' content, too!

    This one had been expected for a while, but Nintendo confirmed during E3 that the snappily titled Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot + A New Power Awakens Set is coming to Nintendo Switch on 24th September. This game was a big deal on other platforms, as it combines the over-the-top fighting we all know with role playing...

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    • E3 2021
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Roundup Here's What Was Revealed In Nintendo Direct E3 2021

    Some absolute beauties

    The Nintendo Direct E3 has finished and it was full of big reveals, including some classic games remastered or emerging after years of delayed development. It also filled out the year of games on Switch, ensuring we'll have a lot to play. You can also check out our liveblog to catch up with things as they happen in the ongoing...

    • Nintendo Direct
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    • E3 2021
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Fatal Frame: Maiden Of Black Water Jumps From Wii U To Switch And, Surprisingly, Other Platforms

    Coming later this year

    Nintendo has announced that Koei Tecmo's Fatal Frame: Maiden Of Black Water is coming to Switch later this year. The surprise announcement came as part of the company's E3 2021 Nintendo Direct, and while we hoped to see the Fatal Frame series (known as Project Zero in Europe) return, a port of a game that launched on Wii U...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • E3 2021
    • Nintendo Direct
  • News Mario Party Superstars Will Have You Partying Like It's 1999

    Reimagining N64 era boards and minigames

    The Nintendo 64 Mario Party games are fondly remembered, despite the fact they led to many destroyed analogue sticks. In any case, Nintendo is setting us up for the festive season with Mario Party Superstars, which arrives on 29th October. As you can see in the trailer above it'll have 5 boards from that N64...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Direct
    • E3
    • E3 2021
  • News There's A Zelda Game & Watch Coming This Christmas

    Featuring four games

    Did you like the Super Mario Game & Watch? Well you're in luck, because Nintendo is bringing out another Game & Watch title which contains Zelda games. And guess what?

    • Zelda
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  • News New Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 2 Footage Shown, Aiming For A 2022 Switch Release

    No title yet, though

    Nintendo has shared fresh footage of the as-yet untitled (properly) Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 — check it out above. Zelda series boss Eiji Aonuma showed various Zelda games at the end of the company's E3 2021 Direct stream, the last of which was the sequel to Breath of the Wild. The video showed Link fal

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Zelda
    • E3
    • Nintendo Direct
  • News Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp Reimagines The Classics On Switch

    It's back!

    Advance Wars is a series that's long been awaiting a comeback, and now fans of the series or those yet to experience its charms have something to get excited about. In today's E3 Nintendo Direct it was confirmed that Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp arrives on 3rd December. It's a rather dramatic remaster of the original two campaigns -...

    • E3
    • E3 2021
    • Advance Wars
    • Nintendo Direct
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News The Japanese Shin Megami Tensei V Trailer Is Different To The Western One

    And it's WAY more exciting

    There are no subtitles on the Japanese trailer for Shin Megami Tensei V, so we don't know exactly what it's saying — but the video itself is different enough to be very intriguing to Shin Megami Tensei fans. We get a closer look at some of the demons, and the various different returning personas that we know and love...

    • Shin Megami Tensei
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    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Danganronpa: Decadence Brings Four Murder-Mayhem Games To Switch Later This Year

    We can't BEAR it

    You know, there haven't really been that many games on Switch that involve a maniacal, homicidal teddy bear slowly killing off teenagers. But wait... what's that? Danganronpa is coming to Switch? Oh, well, never mind then! If you've always felt like Ace Attorney needed a lot more death, then Danganronpa is the game for you. You'll...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Danganronpa
    • E3 2021
    • Nintendo Direct
  • News WarioWare: Get It Together Brings Mini-Game Mayhem To Switch In September

    Waaaaaaaah!

    Nintendo has announced a new entry in the WarioWare mini-game (sorry, micro-game) series, WarioWare: Get It Together!, launching on Switch on 10th September. Check out the trailer above! The game will feature two-player games, as revealed during Nintendo's E3 2021 Direct presentation. Here's some more details from the PR Wario is...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • E3
    • Nintendo Direct
  • News Shin Megami Tensei V Is A Switch Exclusive Launching This November

    Demons! And demons! Also, more demons!

    We may not be getting Persona 5 (...yet) but we are getting Shin Megami Tensei V on the Switch! The popular demon-fighting RPG will be coming to the Switch as an exclusive on the 12th November this year. Was SMTV on your bingo card? Let us know in the comments!

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Shin Megami Tensei
    • Nintendo Direct
    • E3 2021
  • News Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania Is Rolling Onto Switch

    Out in October!

    It's hard to know whether SEGA is bad at keeping secrets or whether it cleverly manipulates the internet to build hype, but either way we very much expected Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania to be revealed, and it popped up in today's Nintendo E3 Direct. It arrives on Switch on 5th October. Over the past week we're seen age ratings...

    • E3
    • E3 2021
    • Monkey Ball
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Direct
  • News Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy: Cloud Version Confirmed For Switch

    I am Groot

    Update: It didn't seem obvious in the broadcast, but this will be a Cloud version of the game, which explains why we were shocked it was 'running' on Switch! Check out the trailer above. Original Article: In a surprise announcement, considering the sizeable scope of the game, today's E3 Nintendo Direct confirmed that Marvel's Guardians...

    • E3
    • E3 2021
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Direct
  • News Metroid 5 Is Coming To Switch As Metroid Dread, And It's 2D

    Samus, we missed you

    Metroid Dread is not actually new — it was meant to be the sequel to the 2002 Metroid Fusion — but its original release date of 2006 never materialised. Well, it's time to party like it's 2006, because Metroid Dread is BACK, and it's glorious. The fifth game in the Metroid core series is a 2D side-scrolling platformer,...

    • Metroid
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo Direct
    • E3 2021
  • News Kazuya From Tekken Is The Next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC Fighter

    Loves chucking people off cliffs, apparently

    As part of the E3 2021 Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo has unveiled the next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC character to join the game's substantial roster: Kazuya from the Tekken series. The footage revealed that the character loves throwing other fighters off cliffs and showcased a short montage...

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    • Smash Bros
    • Tekken
    • Nintendo Direct
    • E3
  • News Life Is Strange Remastered And Life Is Strange: True Colours Coming To Switch Later This Year

    Truuuue colours, shining through

    The new (and old) Life Is Strange games are coming to Switch, finally! Life Is Strange: Remastered and Life Is Strange: True Colors will both be coming to the Nintendo console soon, with Remastered coming later this year and True Colors coming on the 10th September. What's more, this episodic game won't be released...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo Direct
    • E3 2021
  • News Cruis'n Blast Is Coming To Nintendo Switch

    Update: confirmed during the E3 2021 Nintendo Direct

    Update: It's official, Cruis'n Blast is a Nintendo Switch console exclusive – it was confirmed during today's Nintendo Direct. Here's some PR: Cruis’n Blast for Nintendo Switch features a total of 29 thrilling tracks, including all five fan-favorite tracks from the arcade version of the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Nintendo Asks That You Don't Co-Stream The E3 2021 Nintendo Direct, Thanks Very Much

    Update: Twitch won't be airing the stream as a result

    Update: Twitch has said that it won't be streaming the E3 2021 Nintendo Direct today due to Nintendo's stance on co-streams: Original Story [Tue 15th Jun, 2021 12:15 BST]: The E3 2021 Nintendo Direct takes place later today, and Nintendo has issued a statement which is un

    • Nintendo Switch
    • E3
    • E3 2021
  • Watch Nintendo Direct & Nintendo Treehouse Live - E3 2021

    Is your body ready?

    The moment we've all been waiting for is finally here! Yes, Nintendo's E3 Direct is just moments away and it's sure to bring us plenty of exciting news and announcements. Nintendo's already noted that the show will contain "roughly 40 minutes of info focused exclusively on Nintendo Switch software," and it kicks off at 9am...

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    • E3
    • E3 2021
    • Live Chat
  • News 16-Bit Cult Classic Valis Is Getting Rebooted On Nintendo Switch

    The first three Valis games are earmarked for Switch release

    Telenet's Valis is one of those series which had more than a few fans back in the day of the Mega Drive and SNES, but has been largely forgotten by modern players. Japanese company Edia is planning to change all of that. Back in 2020, it announced that it was working on something for the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Valis
  • Video Check Out These Amazing Game Builder Garage Creations

    GTA V! Sonic 3D! Doom Eternal! Warioware: Metroid!

    We've already seen people recreating Mario Kart and Zelda in Game Builder Garage –

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    • Nintendo Switch
  • News The Wonderful 101: Remastered's Time Attack DLC Has Finally Arrived On Switch

    "New information" coming later this week

    The Wonderful 101: Remastered's promised Time Attack DLC mode is launching for Switch, PS4, and Steam today, PlatinumGames has confirmed. The DLC was initially announced as a stretch goal for the game's Kickstarter campaign back in February 2020, alongside 'Luka's First Mission', a new side-scrolling...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • DLC
  • Random Even If We Don't See Switch Pro Today, At Least We've Got The Atari VCS, Right?

    "Inspired by the past. Built for the future"

    While the world waits with bated breath to see if Nintendo will actually announce the Switch Pro today, it's worth remembering that if the worse happens and we don't get a reveal during the E3 Nintendo Direct, we can console ourselves (no pun intended) with another new piece of hardware:

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  • News Devs Discuss Their Upcoming Switch Games 'Dreamscaper' And 'To The Rescue'

    A quick chat about roguelite dreams and good bois

    As part of its E3 presentation, publisher Freedom Games showed various upcoming Switch releases, including roguelite action game Dreamscaper — which was featured in the Nintendo Indie World Showcase way back in December 2019 — and To The Rescue, a dog shelter simulator

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  • E3 Get Your Nintendo Life E3 2021 Bingo Cards Here!

    Doshin the Giant HD is a shoo-in, surely?

    It's nearly E3 time! Are you hype? We're hype. We've seen what the other publishers have had to offer over the past three days and now it's Nintendo's turn to showcase its hot new games — finally! And what would an E3 Nintendo Direct be without some crazy surprises and even crazier predictions crammed...

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  • Mini Review Alba: A Wildlife Adventure - A Relaxing, Off-Rails Pokémon Snap-Alike

    A natural beauty

    Alba: A Wildlife Adventure started its life as an Apple Arcade exclusive back in 2020 and launched to much critical acclaim. UsTwo's game tells the story of Alba, a curious young girl with a love for animals and nature. Vacationing with her grandparents on an idyllic island full of diverse wildlife, Alba and her best friend suddenly...

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    • Switch eShop
  • News Bullseye (Yes, The '80s British Gameshow) Brings Darts And Trivia To Switch Soon

    Super, smashing, great

    Well well! It seems Nintendo is leaking all the big name properties prior to its E3 2021 presentations! Not only did a rogue game page reveal the existence of Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope prior to its debut at the Ubisoft Forward event over the weekend, but now Nintendo has published game pages for Bullseye, a licensed darts...

    • Switch eShop
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  • Poll How Hyped Are You For Nintendo's E3 Direct?

    Remember to breathe

    Well, the waiting is almost over. We've watched all of the other streams and publishers so far in this virtual E3, and it's been a mix of good and rather bad. Microsoft did arguably put in a rather strong Xbox showing, but there's certainly a sense that with many other showcases struggling to impress there's a real opportunity...

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  • News SacriFire Looks A Lot Like Octopath Traveler, And It Could Be Coming To Switch

    Subject to a successful Kickstarter campaign

    Pixelated Milk – the team behind Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs and Warsaw – has confirmed plans to bring its next project to Switch, subject to a successful Kickstarter campaign. Inspired by classic JRPGs and looking a little like Octopath Trave

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Kickstarter
  • Random Masahiro Sakurai Has Made A Frantic Shooter Inside Game Builder Garage

    Here's how the pros do it...

    It seems Sakurai's even busy making games in his time off! We've already seen a handful of amazing Game Builder Garage creations from fans – such as a functioning version of Super Mario Kart and a recreation of Zelda: Ocarina of Time's 1996 prototype – but wh

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  • News Sidebar Games Offers A Fresh Update On Sports Story, Golf Story Gets 50% Discount

    And it's sounding very promising

    Last week, we were treated to a rare update on Sports Story's development progress – the team at Sidebar Games revealed that "everything is coming together now" and promised to share more updates in the future. Today, another small update has arrived alongside some very welcome news. Speaking on social media,...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites Will Make Its Nintendo Debut Soon

    With some big names on voice duty

    The Limited Run Games broadcast was one of the most entertaining of E3 to date, even if its quirky approach led to some confusion around reveals. Amongst a lot of announcements one in particular is perhaps worth revisiting, and that's the news that BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites wil

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Gallery Feast Your Eyes On These New Sonic Colors: Ultimate Screenshots

    Nine new screens for your viewing pleasure

    Sonic Colors: Ultimate is speeding onto a Switch near you this September. With just a handful of months to go until its release, what better time is there to check out some brand new screenshots? Sega has shared nine new shots with us in total (including the one above), showcasing a variety of different...

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    • Upcoming Releases
    • Sonic
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  • News Castlevania: Rondo Of Blood For The Turbo Duo Is Finally Coming To The West In Physical Form

    It only took 30 years

    1993's Akumajō Dracula X: Chi no Rondo – known in the west as Dracula X: Rondo of Blood or Castlevania: Rondo of Blood – is finally getting a western release, almost 30 years after it originally launched on the PC Engine CD-ROM in Japan. One of the most beloved entries in the Castlevania franchise, Rondo of Blood is the...

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    • Limited Run Games
  • Random Even Coca-Cola Is Getting In On The Switch Pro Hype

    Fizzy fun

    There's a good chance that we'll hear about the Switch Pro (or whatever it's called) today, and, as is so often the case, we're seeing other 'brands' getting in on the action to give themselves a little social media boost. Coca-Cola Brazil has posted the following cheeky tweet: CONFIRMED! Coca-Cola Pro will be released. We will tell...

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    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Nintendo Ambassadors Are Receiving "Extreme Excitement" Packages Ahead Of The E3 Direct

    Hints not included

    Sometimes companies send out special packages to social media and YouTube influencers to get some extra exposure. While Nintendo doesn't always do this sort of thing, it seems this year's E3 is such a big occasion, it's decided to gift packages to certain enthusiasts - with the words "break in case of extreme excitement" on the...

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    • Nintendo Direct
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    • E3 2021
  • Random Nintendo America President Doug Bowser Gets Ready For The Company's "Big Day"

    Pants are an optional extra

    Nintendo's E3 Direct is so close now, and ahead of this much-anticipated event, Nintendo of America's president Doug Bowser has shared a new tweet. This time around, he's given us a look at his outfit for Nintendo's "big day" - noticeably, there are no pants featured in the shot, but it's not like Bowser ever wore pants...

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    • Nintendo
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    • E3
  • News Capcom Shows Off New Features In The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles

    "Minor spoilers may be included"

    One of the highlights at Capcom's E3 2021 Showcase this year was an extended look at The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles. In case you missed it, it's arriving this July on the Nintendo Switch and marks the first time the two games have ever been released in the west. All up, there'll be ten new cases and eight mini...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Capcom
  • News 'Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania' Box Art And Screenshots Surface Online

    Now make it official, Sega

    After being rated in Australia and Brazil, box art and screenshots for a new Monkey Ball game have now surfaced online. As previously revealed by these classification boards, the game is known as "Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania" and will apparently be coming to all platforms including the Nintendo Switch. The same...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sega
    • Super Monkey Ball
  • News Every Physical Game From Limited Run's E3 2021 Show Coming To Nintendo Switch

    There are a few SNES titles, too

    E3 2021 is revealing Switch games like there's no tomorrow. If you weren't around for the Limited Run presentation earlier today - there's no need to worry, as we're here to provide you with yet another round-up of all the titles on the way to Nintendo's hybrid platform. Oh, there are also a few titles on the way to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Limited Run Games
    • E3 2021

Monday14th Jun 2021

  • Random Here's Zelda: Ocarina Of Time's 1996 Prototype Recreated In Game Builder Garage

    That was quick

    Surprising absolutely no one, Game Builder Garage players are already off to an incredible start. The game only launched on Friday, but just a couple of days in, one talented player managed to create an awesome version of Super Mario Kart. Now, another player has taken a crack at The Legend of Zelda – specifically the early build...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Random
  • Rumour Buster Has GameStop Just Revealed The 'New Nintendo Switch'? Probably Not

    The name sounds good, but that's about it

    With reports that Nintendo is due to announce a new model of the Nintendo Switch any day now, it's unsurprising that any tiny piece of info relating to fresh hardware is being leapt upon by certain sections of the gaming community. One such example is a new ad released by US retailer GameStop, which is...

    • Rumour Buster
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Pro
    • GameStop
  • Talking Point E3 Leaks Are Inevitable, But Do You Actually Want To Know?

    What's life without surprises?

    We're now into the latter half of E3 silly season, as rumours and leaks — some real, some clearly not — bombard us gaming enthusiasts at every turn online. If you know where to look and have the inclination, you can often find entire run-orders for the likes of the Xbox presentation hours before the show, or...

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    • E3 2021
  • Watch E3 Indie Showcase & Limited Run Games - Live!

    Weirdness expected

    It's Monday, apparently, though the days all blend together in the midst of livestreams and video games. It's all good fun though, and this little live blog could be full of interesting things and weirdness. First up is 'Indie Showcase' from the official E3 stream, so we're not 100% sure of what to expect; second up will be...

    • Live Chat
    • E3
    • E3 2021
    • Limited Run Games
  • Watch Capcom Showcase At E3 2021 - Live!

    Herlock Sholmes is looking for reveal clues

    We've seen some big-hitters already serve up varied E3 or Summer Game Fest events, but we're particularly looking forward to this one. Capcom has promised looks at games like The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles and Monster Hunter Rise, so this should be a broadcast full of goodies for Switch owners. Of...

    • Live Chat
    • E3
    • E3 2021
    • Capcom
  • News River City Girls 2 Confirmed For Switch, Along With 'River City Girls Zero'

    Zero localises a classic

    The Limited Run Games E3 presentation has finished and, predictably, it was both crazy and genuinely funny. Amazingly, it announced two new titles in such an off-hand way that many of us watching were trying to figure out whether it had been a reveal; thankfully WayForward has sent out a press release to confirm we weren't...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Unbound: Worlds Apart Is A "World-Hopping" Metroidvania Coming To Switch Next Month

    "Defeat a ruthless evil tearing reality apart"

    Upcoming Metroidvania game Unbound: Worlds Apart will launch on Switch and PC on 28th July, it's been announced. A new adventure platformer from Alien Pixel Studios, Unbound: Worlds Apart has players summoning portals to defeat enemies, crack puzzles, and overcome platforming challenges. It enjoyed a...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video This New Sonic Colors Ultimate Footage Looks Rather Good

    A wisp-er of a thrill

    Sonic Colors Ultimate isn't far away, gracing the Switch and various systems on 7th September; as a shiny HD version of arguably Sonic's best game in the Wii-era, it's certainly on plenty of wishlists. Rather pleasingly SEGA unveiled some new footage over the weekend as part of the E3 festivities. First up, as part of the IGN...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Diablo II: Resurrected Unleashes Hell On Switch This September

    Evil returns

    Following on from its announcement back in February, Blizzard has now locked in a release date for Diablo II: Resurrected. Hell will be unleashed once again on 23rd September this year. You can now also wishlist the game over on Nintendo's website. Here's the descript

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News LEGO Super Mario Is Getting Ten More Character Packs In New Series

    Series 3 on the way

    LEGO has revealed Super Mario Character Packs - Series 3, a new set of packs which will add ten new characters to the range. The announcement was made by the company on Twitter today, giving us our first look at the characters included. As identified by Brickset, the new additions are Scuttlebug, Swoop, Parachute Bob-omb, Amp,...

    • Super Mario
    • LEGO
  • News Taito Milestones Is A Collection Of Arcade Archives Titles Heading To Switch

    Confirmed for Japan, so far

    The Arcade Archives series has been a huge part of the retro scene on Nintendo Switch, with an impressive range of titles. Taito has had its share of releases, and is now planning to launch Taito Milestones as a collection of some 1980s classics. Due in February 2022 in Japan, it was initially revealed in Famitsu...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • UK Charts Four Switch Exclusives Make The Top Ten, But Ratchet & Clank Takes First

    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is Switch's best-seller

    UK physical chart data is now in for the week ending 12th June, revealing that PS5 exclusive Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart has gone straight to number one. According to GamesIndustry.biz, Insomniac Games' latest platformer has sold "in-line with" Switch exclusives New Pokémon Snap and Monster Hunter...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News Minute Of Islands Is Out Now On Switch

    This very minute (of islands)

    Minute of Islands is a rather compellingly gorgeous game coming to Switch, but after an indefinite delay earlier this year, we've been left wondering when we'll be able to get our hands on the post-apocalyptic wonderland. Well, we have an answer: It's out RIGHT NOW. We do love a surprise instant release! Minute of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Indie
  • Quiz Know Your E3 History? Test Your Credentials With Our Nintendo E3 Quiz

    E3... 2... 1... GO!

    Nintendo has a long history of wowing fans at the start of the summer when it reveals its upcoming games and plans during E3. Whether onstage with an old-school presentation, or as part of the company's more modern Direct broadcasts, it's a rare year then Nintendo doesn't deliver some really exciting news to ravenous gaming fans...

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    • E3 2021
    • Nintendo
  • News A Plague Tale: Requiem - Cloud Version Confirmed For Switch

    Streaming the next-gen

    During yesterday's Xbox & Bethesda showcase we were given the first look at A Plague Tale: Requiem, due in 2022 and a sequel to the excellent A Plague Tale: Innocence

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
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