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  • News EA Sports FC 25's Reveal Trailer Is Coming Home Tomorrow

    And a Switch release seems certain

    Football is something of a hot topic at the moment (we have been reliably informed), so it seems only fitting that the folks over at EA Sports have seized the opportunity to share news about FC 25, which will score its full reveal trailer tomorrow (17th July). This trailer will premiere on the EA Sports FC YouTube...

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    • Nintendo Switch
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  • Guide Amazon Prime Day 2024 - Best Deals On Nintendo Switch Games, Consoles, Accessories, SD Cards And More

    Day 1 is here!

    Update: UK deals are now live in our guide (with more to come as the event continues). US deals will be added soon! One of the biggest shopping events of the year, Amazon Prime Day, is here once again – and as always, it has plenty of fantastic deals on Switch consoles, games, micro SD cards, accessories, and more! This year's...

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    • Deals
    • Prime Day
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  • Poll So, Will You Be Getting Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition?

    Go on, tell us

    Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition still feels like a relatively new announcement and now here we are at the week of its official release! Yes, after a reveal in May, we've we're at the launch week of this retro collection featuring over 150 challenges across 13 different NES titles. Ahead of the launch, tt's now time to tell...

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    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo
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    • Polls
  • News Taito Milestones 3 For Switch Locks In Japanese Release, Here Are The 10 Games Included

    Update: New trailer featuring gameplay released

    Update [Tue 16th Jul, 2024 05:30 BST]: A week after the Japanese release date announcement, Taito has now uploaded a new video showing off some gameplay footage of Taito Milestones 3. You can check it out above! The local release is arriving at some point in "Winter 2024". Original article [Tue 9th...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Taito
  • News Newest Entry In 'Magical Drop' Puzzle Series Scores A Free DLC Update

    And the game is currently on sale for half price

    If you haven't given the puzzle game Magical Drop VI a go on the Switch yet, now might be the perfect time. The second free DLC was recently released and in celebration, the game is currently half price. The usual cost is $29,99 / €29,99 / 3,299 円 (or the regional equivalent). This second season...

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    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
    • DLC
  • News Sonic 3 Movie Composer Junkie XL Excited After Early Screening

    "I saw the film for the very first time yesterday"

    The Sonic the Hedgehog 3 movie is fast approaching, and unsurprisingly, people who worked on the film have already seen it following the end of production earlier this year. One of these individuals happens to be the composer Tom Holkenborg (who you might also know as JunkieXL). In a recent...

    • Sonic
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
    • Movies
    • SEGA
    • Music
  • News Mina The Hollower Store Page Listing Spotted

    A "grand gameplay reveal" is coming soon...

    Yacht Club Games recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of Shovel Knight, and as part of this, it revealed it would share more information about its new action-adventure game Mina The Hollower in the form of a "grand gameplay reveal in the near future". Following this announcement, a new PlayStation...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Mortal Kombat 1's New DLC Fighter Arrives Next Week, Here's Official Gameplay

    Takeda Takahashi is back

    NetherRealm's Mortal Kombat 1 has already added all sorts of DLC fighters to the game as part of the first Kombat Pack and now to bring things to a close it's locked in a date for the final fighter Takeda Takahashi. This fighter will be made available later this month on 23rd July 2024. As part of this announcement, we've...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mortal Kombat
    • DLC
    • Updates

YesterdayMon, 15th Jul 2024

  • News 'Team Beach' Wins In The Splatoon 3 'Summer Nights' Splatfest

    Turning tide

    Update [Mon 15th Jul, 2024 11:45]: The latest Splatfest event is over and, after some valiant battling from all sides, it's 'Team Beach' that managed to come out on top this time around. The winner managed to scrape together a final score of 410p. Meanwhile, 'Team Theme Park' settled for second place with 310p, and 'Team Palace' came...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon
  • Review Darkest Dungeon II (Switch) - An Uncompromising Sequel That Isn't Afraid To Try New Things

    Prepare to die

    Upon booting it up for the very first time, Darkest Dungeon 2 greets you with a message that plainly informs you that you’re going to fail… a lot… while trying to overcome its many challenges. It does this not to discourage you, but to set expectations. Keeping with the precedent set by the first Darkest Dungeon, this sequel is...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • UK Charts Switch Games Take Up Eight Of The Top Ten

    Luigi's Mansion 2 HD still performing well

    The latest UK Charts are in, and Luigi's Mansion 2 HD maintains its position at number 3, signalling a strong performance from the remaster despite some reservations regarding its price. In fact, 8 of the top 10 this week are made up of games available on Switch, with only Grand Theft Auto V (shock) and...

    • UK Charts
    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • UK
  • News Nintendo Emulator 'Delta' Adds iPad Support With Version 1.6 Update

    New logo also debuts

    There's no shortage of ways to play older Nintendo games via emulators, but if you're desperate for another, then the recently released Delta app for iOS has now added official iPad support. The added compatibility comes via the new 1.6 update, which also introduces the ability to seamlessly switch between iPad and iPhone,...

    • Nintendo
    • Emulation
    • iOS
    • Apple
  • Review Let's School (Switch) - A Solid Management Sim In School Uniform, But Lacks Soul

    Class is in session

    Everyone’s school days were a gauntlet of different challenges. From exams to social drama to the occasional run-in with a schoolyard bully, everyone had a bit of a hard time, but spare a thought to the poor headteachers who had to keep a building full of hormonal teenagers from descending into utter chaos. Let’s School from...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • News New Octopath Traveler Art Celebrates Game's 6th Anniversary On Switch

    Time flies

    Believe it or not, the magnificent RPG Octopath Traveler recently celebrated its 6th anniversary, having originally launched on the Nintendo Switch on 13th July 2018. To celebrate, the development team has released a new piece of artwork from designer Yoshio Watanabe on social media. Translated, the post reads: "Octopath Traveler...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Square Enix
  • News Spark The Electric Jester 3 Is A High-Speed Indie Platformer Dashing To Switch This Month

    And early August in Australia and Europe

    FreakZone Games has announced that the popular high-speed indie platformer Spark the Electric Jester 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch on 25th July in North America, and 1st August in Europe and Australia. Inspired by the Sonic Adventure games, Spark the Electric Jester 3 sees the return of the titular hero in...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Interview Say Hello To Jocelyn Benford, The First Person To Give Princess Peach A Voice

    Time Extension "I guess we did well though since Hotel Mario still has a lot of fans"

    There have been several popular characters introduced by Nintendo since its inception into video games, but very few have had the longevity of Princess Peach. Sometimes referred to as Princess Toadstool, she made her debut in Super Mario Bros in 1985, and has since been...

    • Features
    • Interviews
    • Super Mario
    • Princess Peach

Sunday14th Jul 2024

  • News Link Will Be Playable In Zelda: Echoes Of Wisdom, According To New ESRB Rating

    It's dangerous to go alone, Zelda

    The ESRB has just released a new rating for The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom and while classifications sometimes offer a little bit of insight, this particular one seems to provide more than usual by confirming the hero of Hyrule will be a playable character. Yes, although the famous swordsman has apparently...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Zelda
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo
    • US
  • News Horror Dev Bloober Team Says It's Working On A New Project For Nintendo Platforms

    Update: It's "probably not" Emio

    Update [Sun 14th Jul, 2024 09:00 BST]: IGN has chimed in on speculation linking Bloober Team to Nintendo's new reveal 'Emio' and it seems this developer is "probably not" involved in this project (thanks, GoNintendo). Here's exactly what was mentioned during episode 718 of the Nintendo Voice Chat podcast:

    • Nintendo
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video What Order Should You Play Kingdom Hearts?

    Here are two suggestions from Square Enix

    Square Enix surprised Switch owners in more ways than one when it dropped cloud versions of the Kingdom Hearts series on the hybrid system a few years back. If you still haven't played these games, and are wondering where exactly to start, Square Enix is now offering two suggestions following the recent...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Kingdom Hearts
    • Square Enix
    • Disney
  • Mailbox eShop Closures, Comedy, The Physical Future - Nintendo Life Letters

    Issue #14 - July 2024

    Welcome back to the Nintendo Life Mailbox. As football fever grips England with headlines such as National Team In Not-Crap Shocker top the tabloids (probably), it's time to relax a little and sit back with our monthly letters page. Got something you want to get off your chest? We're ready and waiting to read about your...

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    • Nintendo Life
    • Site News
  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - Kirby's Pinball Land

    Pinbrawl

    Welcome, one and all, to this week's edition of Box Art Brawl! Wait, are we... poets?? Last time, we pitted two covers for the NES' Urban Champion against each other and after a weekend of voting, it was North America that came up with the win. The classic pixel art cover took 59% of the vote, while Europe and Japan's colourful alternative...

    • Features
    • Poll
    • Box Art Brawl
    • Game Boy
    • Kirby
  • Video Mojang Reveals What Goes Into Making A Minecraft Painting

    The anniversary celebrations included 20 new paintings

    If you've played Minecraft on the Switch or another platform, you're probably more than familiar with the paintings in the game by now. As part of the 15th anniversary celebrations as well as the recent 'Tricky Trials' update, Mojang added 20 new paintings to the game. Five of these were done...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Minecraft
    • Mojang
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