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  • Video Digital Foundry Weighs In On Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Texture Complaints

    Comparing the courses to the base game and Tour

    We're all pretty happy to have more Mario Kart 8 Deluxe to play, right? Over the past few months, we've got two brand new waves of courses thanks to the Booster Course Pass, which kicked off with Wave 1 in March and just recently followed up with Wave 2 earlier this month. But if there's been one...

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  • News Godzilla Looks For Love In 'Kaichu: The Kaiju Dating Sim', Coming To Switch Soon

    For the love of God(zilla)

    At the end of every classic Kaiju film, the titular plods back into the sea, safe in the knowledge that their foe is vanquished. They return to their underwater homes, pour themselves a coffee and watch their day's highlights on TV. It's not a bad day's work; but they are alone, stuck in a cycle of people asking "where is...

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  • Exclusive Cyberpunk Action-RPG ANNO: Mutationem Is Coming To Switch Very Soon

    Like tears in the rain

    2D meets 3D meets cyberpunk in ANNO: Mutationem, an action-adventure game with RPG elements, 2D platforming elements, and detectivey bits that's making its way to the Nintendo Switch very soon, alongside a free demo and a pre-order discount. The game was previously released on PC, PS4, and PS5 in March, 2022. In ANNO:...

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  • News There's A New Indie Game On The Way That's Inspired By Miiverse And MSN

    ~*🥀 ReMeMbEr ThE gOoD oLd DaYs 🥀*~

    We're all sad about the death of Miiverse, and even Splatoon 3's attempt to sort-of bring it back won't soothe the pain of not being able to sample the delights of one-bit art from across the world. But One Night Stand developer Kinmoku announced today that their next game, Videoverse, is directly inspired by...

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  • News Commandos 3 - HD Remaster Makes Base On Switch Later This Month

    Update: New trailer shares release date

    Update [Wed 17th Aug, 2022 15:10 BST]: Kalypso has announced that Commandos 3 - HD Remaster will be coming to Switch just before its previously announced September release date. The remaster of the 2003 RTS game will now be launching on the Switch, PC, and other consoles on 30th August. (Thanks Gematsu!)...

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  • Random Kirby's Dream Buffet Makes Kirby Rounder Than Ever Before

    But he's perfect no matter what

    Kirby has one of the most simple and recognisable designs out of any video game character. He's just a pink round boy with big eyes and an irresistible face! We want to cuddle and squeeze him. But for today's brand new Kirby game, Kirby's Dream Buffet, it seems like Kirby needed to be even rounder! @ObscureKirby has...

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  • News Face Off Against A Giant T-Rex In 'Little Orpheus', Launching Next Month

    Launch comes after indefinite delay due to real-world events

    Publisher Secret Mode has announced that its side-scrolling adventure title Little Orpheus will launch on the Switch next month on September 13th. The launch comes after the game was delayed indefinitely back in March of this year due to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. At the time, the...

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  • News New Report Alleges Sexual Harassment And Discrimination At Nintendo Of America

    Testing department at NoA described as "frat house"

    Content warning: Please be aware that the following article and the sources linked within touch on topics including discrimination and sexual harassment. In a disturbing report published by Kotaku, it is alleged that contractors working at Nintendo of America through contracting firm Aerotek have...

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  • Random Pokémon Takes Over London Transport For World Championships

    Cable car, use Fly!

    The Pokémon World Championships kick off tomorrow in London and the city has truly thrown itself into the celebrations. If you are lucky enough to be attending the Championships or are attending the Pokémon Center Pop-Up over the next few days and are looking for a way to arrive in true Trainer style, then look no further than...

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  • News Every Free Item Revealed For Pokémon GO, Unite, TCG At Pokémon World Championships

    The Championships kick off tomorrow

    The Pokémon World Championships are almost upon us and The Pokémon Company has revealed a healthy amount of in-game merchandise that viewers will be able to get their hands on for free. These limited-time offers (brought to our attention by Go Nintendo) will be available to anyone watching the championships via...

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  • News Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes Surpasses 1 Million Units Shipped

    Milestone reached in less than 2 months

    It's been announced that Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes has now surpassed 1 million units shipped worldwide, marking a significant milestone for the latest entry from developers Omega Force and Team Ninja. The achievement encompasses sales across physical and digital formats, though it's currently not...

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  • PSA Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 Has A Save Data-Corrupting Bug On Switch

    Inti Creates is working on a fix

    Inti Creates, the developer behind Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 — the long-awaited third mainline game in the series — has acknowledged that there's a save data-corrupting bug in the Switch version of the game. Sharing the information on Twitter, the bug can occur when you delete a save file and then change the...

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  • Random Masahiro Sakurai Updated His Awesome Gaming Setup, Here's A Look

    What's up with the Switch dock?

    When he's not making huge games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, video game director Masahiro Sakurai is actually playing them. Yes, as you've likely already seen before, he's got an extensive collection of consoles and games (new and old). In a new post on social media, it seems Sakurai has updated his gaming space...

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  • Random This New Retro Handheld Looks Like A Switch Lite Clone

    Internally, it's a very different system

    Blink, and you might think the device below was a Switch Lite, but no - it's actually Anbernic's new retro handheld, officially titled the RG505. You've likely seen our previous coverage of the Chinese company's systems here on Nintendo Life, but if you haven't, it has got a bit of a history when it comes to...

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  • News Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp Scheduled Maintenance Spotted

    Is it a sign? Maybe...

    Remember Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp? In case you missed it, Nintendo delayed it due to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. That's why this latest update about this game is a bit of an odd one, as it's not even out yet. Twitter Bot NinStatusBot, which shares information about Nintendo's maintenance and server outages, yesterday...

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  • News First 4 Figures Reveals Legend Of Zelda 'Link On Horseback' Resin Statue, Pre-Order Now

    There's a bronze edition, too

    Update [Wed 17th Aug, 2022 03:05 BST]: First 4 Figures has now officially unveiled the new 'Link on Horseback' resin statue. Here's the rundown of each figure up for grabs. Pre-orders and early bird offers on each one are available for the next 20 days and the estimated release date is Q3 2023. Standard Edition -...

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  • News Reggie: Nintendo Was Working On A Device Like Xbox's Adaptive Controller

    "My hope is that the effort has continued"

    Accessibility is something that needs a lot more attention in the video game space, and one company helping to make people more aware of this is Microsoft's gaming division at Xbox. The team released the Xbox Adaptive Controller in 2018 and has also published guidelines to help developers and publishers...

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YesterdayTue, 16th Aug 2022

  • Guide Where To Pre-Order Splatoon 3 On Nintendo Switch

    Best deals, cheapest prices and amiibo!

    Kids and squids alike will no doubt be looking forward to Splatoon 3, the latest game in Nintendo's family-friendly shooter series that's headed to Switch later this year. If you're super keen, you'll be pleased to know that pre-orders for the title have started to appear at a number of retailers. Nintendo...

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  • News Nintendo Reveals The Next N64 Game For Its Switch Online + Expansion Pack Service

    Wave Race 64 makes a splash later this week

    Nintendo hasn't outlined the future of Switch Online + Expansion Pack, so what's next? Nintendo has today broken its silence, revealing the game to follow up Pokémon Puzzle League will be the 1996/97 jet ski racing game, Wave Race 64. While it's not the first time we've seen it on one of Nintendo's...

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  • News Get Creative With LEGO Bricktales, Coming To Switch Later This Year

    Update: Now confirmed for Q4

    Update [Tue 16th Aug, 2022 14:00 BST]: Just as we expected, Thunderful has today announced that LEGO Bricktales will indeed be coming to the Switch in Q4 2022. While we have no new information about the game itself just yet, we are pleased to know that this winter's brick-builder will gain a handheld home. Here's an...

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  • News Sega Launches 'Ultimate Sonic Bundle' On Switch eShop, But Something's Missing

    Actually, several things are missing

    When something is described as 'ultimate', you'd be forgiven for thinking that this essentially means "the best of the best', or "the most complete package". Heck, just look at the cast of Danganronpa; they're the "ultimate" in their respective fields, showcasing talents that no one else could possibly match,...

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  • Random New Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Glitch Means You'll Never Be Short Of Materials

    Is 999 enough?

    The Inventory Slot Transfer is one of the most well-known glitches in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, used in countless tricks such as keeping the Bow of Light or duplicating certain items and weapons. We wouldn't have tons of other glitches without Inventory Slot Transfer, and we wouldn't still be finding new secrets and...

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  • News Halloween-Themed Pokémon Trading Cards Spotted Early At Retailers

    PikaBOO

    An upcoming Booster Bundle has been spotted early in some American retailers for The Pokémon Trading Card Game. Spooky! We say it's spooky because this Booster Bundle is Halloween-themed. PokéBeach has shared the findings after a reader sent photos of the packs and cards in. Aptly titled the Trick or Trade BOOster Bundle, the bundles have...

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  • News Mario Strikers: Battle League Version 1.1.1 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Update today

    Mario Strikers: Battle League has just received a new update. It bumps Next Level Games latest release up to Version 1.1.1. Compared to the previous update (Version 1.1.0), which added Daisy, Shy Guy, a new stadium and more, this latest patch appears to be quite small. Here's the full rundown, according to Nintendo's official patch...

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  • Rumour The Sonic 3 Movie Synopsis Has Potentially Been Revealed

    Via an industry publication

    Paramount Pictures and Sega Corporation have managed to turn Sonic the Hedgehog into a Hollywood star. The second film — which came out earlier this year — is even the highest-grossing video game movie of all time in North America. So of course we're getting a third film in 2024, and a spin-off series starring...

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  • News Life Is Strange: Arcadia Bay Collection Bags A Release Date And New Trailer

    Remastered collection has been subject to multiple delays

    After multiple delays on the Switch, the remastered collection of Life is Strange and Life is Strange: Before the Storm is finally launching next month on September 27th, 2022. Branded as Life is Strange: Arcadia Bay Collection, the release includes all previous updates for the games and has...

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  • Review Blossom Tales II: The Minotaur Prince - A Cute Zelda-Like Adventure That Lacks Fresh Ideas

    Late bloomer

    In the first year of the Switch’s life, it was relatively common to see massive indie success stories from developers who managed to get their game on the eShop before the veritable torrent of new game releases — many of them excellent — flooded the store on a weekly basis. One of these titles was Blossom Tales, a cute action game...

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  • News Fortnite's Dragon Ball Crossover Event Is Now Live, Here's A Look

    This collab is over 9000!

    Update #2 [Tue 16th Aug, 2022 11:00 BST]: This event is now live, here's a cinematic along with a gameplay trailer: Son Goku, Vegeta, Bulma and Beerus have arrived - they come with new gameplay items, quests, Dragon Ball islands and much more. This includes a Dragon Ball Super episode festival (August 16 - September...

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  • News Dead Cells' 'Enter The Panchaku' Free Update Gets Slight Delay On Switch

    Update: "We've hit a snag"

    Update [Tue 16th Aug, 2022 11:30 BST]: Switch (and other console) owners will have to wait a bit longer for Dead Cells' 30th free update as Motion Twin has announced earlier today that it's hit a big of a "snag" in certifying the update for consoles. Don't worry, the wait won't be too much longer — just another week —...

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  • Gallery Here's A Look At Wave Race 64 For The Switch Online Expansion Pack

    See for yourself

    Nintendo has confirmed its next Switch Online + Expansion N64 release will be Wave Race 64. This jet ski racer was originally released in 1996/97 and is returning later this week on August 19th. Again, this version will include the Kawasaki banners (like the Wii U release), and in Japan, the game will also feature Rumble Pak...

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  • Review Thymesia - Cloud Version - A Soulslike That Shows Some Promise, Just Not On Switch

    Does Hermes deliver?

    Note: This Cloud Version of Thymesia was tested on 100Mb Superfast Broadband using both a 5G WIFI and wired LAN connection. The Kingdom of Hermes has fallen into an age of calamity. In a world where the use of powerful alchemy was once widespread and welcomed, things have gone terribly wrong. The now blood-soaked streets are...

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  • News Horizon Chase Turbo Gets Blown Wide Open With New Free 'Adventures Mode'

    Over 170 tracks!

    Horizon Chase Turbo turns seven this month (yes, seven!) and to celebrate, developer Aquiris has implemented a substantial free update for all players, introducing a new mode called 'Adventures'. Adventures mode allows players to unlock a vast selection of skins for their car collections and race across over 170 tracks, with...

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  • Random Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night Gets The Game Boy Treatment

    Demake highlights similarites to other Castlevania titles

    The act of 'demaking' games has become a rather popular endeavour in recent memory, with Game Boy Demakes on Twitter showcasing numerous impressive attempts to authentically recreate popular games with the handheld console's visual aesthetics. The latest game to receive the 'demake'...

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  • News Sonic Meets Tron In 'Chameneon', A Speedy New Neon Runner

    Chameleon twist

    If you are looking for another animal-based runner to fill a Sonic-shaped hole in your heart then look no further. QUByte Interactive has recently revealed that their chameleon neon platformer, Chameneon (see what they did there?), is coming to the Switch eShop on August 18th. The game sees you play as a chameleon who rides along...

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  • News Cleaning Up Takes A Backseat In Splatoon 3's New 'Biggest Mess Wins' Trailer

    Clean up in aisle three!

    The hype for Splatoon 3 has been building ever since last week's Direct announcement revealed all of the new content coming to the squid-shooting sequel. One of the more predictable announcements was the return of Turf War battles - soon to be available in three-team mode

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  • Video The Switch Desperately Needs This Nintendo DS Feature

    We miss DS Download Play...

    We love the Switch. It's a pretty neat piece of kit after all. But that doesn't mean we don't have issues with the console or think it could do with an update or two every so often. And we've come up with another improvement that we think would make multiplayer even easier. Who used Download Play on their DS or 3DS? We...

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  • News Disney & Marvel Announce First Ever Games Showcase, Airing September 9th

    Avatar, Lego Star Wars and more!

    Following on from THQ Nordic's digital showcase last week, Disney & Marvel have now announced their first-ever video game showcase. This will include content from Disney, Pixar, 20th Century Studios, Lucasfilm (Star Wars) and Marvel. The show will be hosted by Kinda Funny host and producer, Blessing Adeoye and...

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  • Feature Backlog Club: Portal's A Triumph - I'm Making A Note Here: HUGE SUCCESS

    It's hard to overstate my satisfaction

    Aperture Science. We do what we must, because we can. For the good of all of us — except the ones who are dead — I am going to talk about Portal. It's a puzzle game. It's a 3D first-person shooter. It's a comedy about untrustworthy robot overlords. And yes, it's a modern classic, and yes, I hadn't played...

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  • News Chaotic Animal Beat-'Em-Up 'Jitsu Squad' Coming To Switch Later This Year

    Feel the paw-er

    The Switch is having a good year for animal-based beat-'em-ups (Kaiju! Turtles! Uh... Girls?), and Jitsu Squad, the upcoming release from ININ Games, looks set to add

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  • Random Former Nintendo President's Family Office Is Looking To Buy Marine Engineering Firm

    Yamauchi family seeks "to tackle profound global challenges"

    The Yamauchi No 10 Family Office, a group formed of members of Nintendo's founding family, is looking to buy out marine engineering company Toyo Construction, with the stated aim of helping to make the oceans cleaner, the Financial Times reports (paywall). The Yamauchi family, who owns...

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  • Random Japan Joins In With 'Shin Chan's' Morning Gymnastics Sessions

    So wholesome!

    Recently, a speedrunning event known as 'RTA in Japan Summer 2022' was held in Japan. Much like charitable events like 'Games Done Quick', it tasks players to race through games as quickly as possible while governed by certain rules and regulations. As mentioned by Automaton, the event's name is derived from the Japanese term for speed...

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  • News Physical Edition On The Way For Alien Oceanography Game, 'In Other Waters'

    Somewhere beyond the sea

    In Other Waters is one of those games that you tell people at parties to play, and hope that they remember after a night of grown-up juice and sleep deprivation. We gave it a 9/10 when we reviewed it, calling it a "minimalist masterpiece" and a "contemplative experience". So, if you enjoy Games That Are Good, and you also...

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  • Video Watch Us Find Our Retro Gaming Grail In This Boxiest Of Unboxing Videos

    This DOESN'T stink!

    Guess who's been at it again! One of our lovely video producers, Zion, has long been collecting games and has been sharing his journey with us over on our YouTube channel. To say we're envious is an understatement, but in this unboxing video, there's something a little bit more special for him. From pick-ups acquired in his...

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  • News JoJo's Bizarre Adventure's Rohan And Koichi Explain Abilities In Upcoming Fighting Game's New Trailer

    "Reality itself is entertainment!"

    It's time for another over-the-top, explosive trailer for Bandai Namco's upcoming JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R. The beat 'em up, which is a remaster of a 2013 PS3 game, launches next month on Switch, and we're now being given lessons in preparation for the game's release. In typical Jojo style,...

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  • News Let's Sing 2023's First Tracks Revealed, Includes Billie Eilish And Lil Nas X

    Ok for karaoke

    Developer Ravenscourt has today announced that the latest addition in their karaoke series, Let's Sing 2023, will be coming back to Switch. The first teaser trailer can be found above, and while it provides no release date just yet, it does tease some of the artists and 30 songs that you will be able to find on the game. Listing off...

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  • News Change The Past To Avoid A Terrible Fate In ‘The Wreck'

    Coming to Switch later this year

    Back in 2019 we gave a strong thumbs up to Bury Me, My Love in our Nindie round-up. This text game from The Pixel Hunt told the story of a Syrian refugee attempting to cross her war-torn country and make it safely to her husband and a new life in Germany. Three years on and the studio is back to pull on our heart...

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Monday15th Aug 2022

  • Random Splatoon 3's Shiver Appears To Be Nintendo's First Major Non-Binary Character

    A big win for representation

    The Splatoon series is widely considered amongst fans to be one of the coolest franchises in Nintendo's line-up, showcasing style and modern sensibilities that other IP in its catalogue has nary even touched upon. With Splatoon 3, however, it seems Nintendo may have taken a bigger step in the direction of diversity and...

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  • Random Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Player Travels The Map To Uncover A New Yiga Clan Secret

    It's a trap!

    It's a great credit to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's game design that five years on, we are still discovering new things. These various breakthroughs have come in many forms, from glitches to finding secret locations to interesting character interactions, and the latest one came from Reddit user's persistence in hunting down...

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  • Review RPG Time: The Legend Of Wright - A Flawed But Enchantingly Homemade Adventure

    It's time for adventure!

    After nine long years in development, developer DeskWorks has created what can only be described as a perfect embodiment of when imagination takes over with RPG Time: The Legend Of Wright. Spilling colour, nostalgia, and a little bit of childlike glee onto the pages of a notebook, this is a heartwarming tale of two friends...

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  • Gamescom 2022 Everything You Need To Know - Times, Dates, Games, And Announcements

    Also, Geoff Keighley! Again!

    It's August, and that means that Geoff Keighley's Never-Ending Train Of Games is chugga-chuggin' into Cologne, Germany for the E3-of-Europe, Gamescom. Get ready for a bunch of announcements (maybe), reveals (probably), and free game promo T-shirts that are only available in one size (definitely) as Gamescom unfolds over...

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  • News Fire Reported At Nintendo's Japanese Headquarters

    Luckily, no one has been injured

    Emergency services in Japan have responded to a fire at Nintendo's HQ in Minami-ku, Kyoto, local media outlet NHK reports. The article (shared and translated by VGC) states that the fire was reported at 1pm local time today, 15th August. Police at the scene state that some furniture has been damaged in one room on...

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  • News Here's How Much Storage You'll Need For Splatoon 3: Splatfest World Premiere

    We've also got storage requirements for Kirby's Dream Buffet!

    During Nintendo's recent Direct Presentation for Splatoon 3, it was revealed - rather expectedly - that a Splatfest event would take place later this month on August 27th, ahead of the game's full launch on September 9th. The event will give new and returning fans a glimpse at the game's...

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  • News Kirby And The Forgotten Land And Star Allies Were One Big "Connected Project" For HAL Laboratory

    "We thought of it as laying the groundwork for future works"

    Here at Nintendo Life, we love a bit of Kirby. We were charmed by the pink puffball's latest foray on Switch in Kirby and the Forgotten Land, and while we were less enamoured with 2018's Kirby Star Allies, it turns out that the developers at HAL Laboratory see the two games as much closer...

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  • News Banjo-Kazooie's Gruntilda Gets Stunning Statue, Pre-Order Now Or Else She'll Catch You

    Update: Early bird pricing ends soon

    Update: Early bird pricing on First 4 Figures' Banjo and Kazooie statue ends at 9am BST tomorrow, 16th August. If you've been tempted to pick one of these up, we'd suggest doing so before the prices jump up after that time! Original Article (Wed 27th Jul, 2022 16:30 BST): Known for her devilishly wicked...

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  • Feature "I Wanted The Player To Feel Stunned And Powerless" - Death And Memory In Finji's Deckbuilding Timeloop RPG

    Making worlds, characters, and memories in 'I Was a Teenage Exocolonist'

    Revealed for Switch back in July, publisher Finji is bringing Northway Games' I Was a Teenage Exocolonist to Nintendo's console (and others) on 25th August. A narrative RPG with card-based battles, it sees you growing up in an off-world colony, with all the hardship that brings...

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  • News Unlike FIFA, Switch Gamers Are Getting The Newest Mode In NBA 2K23

    Take on 15 of MJ's most iconic moments

    Weeks after EA announced that its next sporting title, FIFA 23, will release as a Legacy Edition on Switch (which lacks multiple features from the other console versions), it is a relief to see that NBA 2K23 is ensuring that its newest game mode, The Jordan Challenge, is coming to Switch (thanks, Eurogamer)...

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  • Anniversary Impossibly, Sonic Mania Is Now Five Years Old

    Well, that's gone FAST

    It's pretty hard to believe that Sonic Mania is already five years old. It feels like only yesterday that we were getting excited about a return to the classic Sega Mega Drive / Genesis Sonic games of old, and Sega, Christian Whitehead, and everyone involved knocked it out of the park. Sonic Mania was a huge hit, and it...

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  • UK Charts Two Point Campus Sells More On Switch Than Other Consoles Combined

    Meanwhile, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 falls out of the top ten

    Last week saw Xenoblade Chronicles 3 take a tumble from its top spot after a record-breaking opening to fall into the 10th position on the UK charts, and this week has been no easier for Monolith Soft's massive JRPG. Slipping out of the top 10 completely, Xenoblade's departure has left a...

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    • UK
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  • News Pac-Man World: Re-Pac Frame Rate, Resolution, And File Size For Switch Seemingly Revealed

    A world, reimagined

    With Pac-Man World: Re-Pac out on Switch in a few weeks, Bandai Namco has shared details on how the game will look and run on the Switch! The details for the remake of the 1999 PlayStation platformer Pac-Man World have been detailed on the game's Japanese website (thanks, Nintendo Everything). It's a fairly familiar story for...

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  • News Tyranitar Unleashes Its Power In New Pokémon Unite Trailer

    The new Pokémon joins the roster today

    As a part of Pokémon Unite's first anniversary celebrations, we have been progressively seeing more fighters added to the game over the course of two waves (because if the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Courses have taught us anything, it's that Nintendo fans love a wave-release). The latest wave began w

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  • News The Pokémon Company Pledges $25 Million To Help Children's And Social Equity Organisations

    "Create a more equitable, inclusive world"

    The Pokémon Company International has released a statement today with some fantastic news — the company is pledging a minimum of $25 million USD over the course of the next five years to organisations that support social equity and help to improve the lives of children across the world. The company...

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  • News New 'Lord Of The Rings' Game Project In Development At Wētā Workshop

    In collaboration with Private Division

    Private Division, a publishing arm of Take-Two Interactive, has announced that it has entered into a collaboration with the New Zealand special effects and prop company Wētā Workshop to create a new game set in the world of J.R.R Tolkien's Middle-Earth. It will stand as the first major video game project for...

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