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  • News Looks Like Fortnite's Getting An Annual Battle Pass For 2020 With Exclusive Skins

    All of the year's Passes in one

    2020 could well see a very significant change for the ever-popular Fortnite, as an Annual Battle Pass offering has been discovered ahead of release in the game's files. The leak comes from FortniteNews, which says that the files containing information on the pass, mentioned in-game simply as 'Annual Pass', have been...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Fortnite
  • News Cannibal Cuisine Looks A Lot Like Overcooked, But With Much More Murder

    Collect fruit, slay the tourists

    A brand new cooking-based party game is being served up on Nintendo Switch next year, but this one has a cannibalistic twist. Cannibal Cuisine is a new release from Belgian indie developer, Rocket Vulture. It's inspired by couch co-op favourite, Overcooked, but adds some original flavours into the mix, too. As you...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Want More Free Switch Games? Bury Me, My Love Is Free If You Own Any Plug In Digital Game

    More free games this December

    If you thought the trend of Switch games dropping to mere cents on the eShop was good value, you're in for a treat this December. Not only is QubicGames giving away ten games over ten days in its 15 year anniversary chain event, but now Publisher Plug In Digital has discounted Bury Me, My Love by 100% until the end of...

    • Switch eShop
    • Deals
    • Sales
  • News Pokémon Was A Category On Jeopardy This Week, Can You Get All Of The Answers?

    It's quiz time!

    We love seeing gaming-related stuff appear on TV shows, mostly because it's hilarious when people get something wrong which is obvious to us. Remember when a Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? contestant didn't know whether Jigglypuff or Frodo was a Pokémon? Brilliant. Thankfully, then, it happened again earlier this week, with...

    • Pokemon
  • Reminder Nintendo Switch's NES And SNES Library Gets Six New Games Today

    Star Fox, Kirby and more!

    Just in case it had slipped your mind over the last week or so, we thought it best to remind you that you can now get stuck into six new (well, old but new) games on your Nintendo Switch. Today sees the release of Star Fox 2, Super Punch-Out!!, Kirby Super Star, Breath of Fire II, Journey To Silius, and

    • Nintendo Switch
    • NES
    • SNES
    • Nintendo Switch Online
  • News Bethesda Is Updating DOOM And DOOM II On Switch With Some Hellish Add-Ons

    Includes Final DOOM and SIGIL

    The DOOM series didn't experience the best launch when it got a surprise release on the Switch, but since then, Bethesda has continued to enhance each one of the games with small updates. Now, in celebration of DOOM's 26th anniversary, Bethesda has revealed during a livestream that both DOOM and DOOM II

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
    • DOOM
    • John Romero
  • News Rocket League Dev Reduces Item Shop And Blueprint Pricing, As It "Did Not Meet Community Expectations"

    Credit returns also offered

    Although Rocket League is now officially an Epic game, Psyonix wants to ensure fans nothing has changed on the development side of the fence. Last week, as you might recall, it rolled out its long-scheduled update, which removed randomised loot crates and replaced them with a transparent

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Rocket League. Psyonix
  • News Square Enix Delays The Release Of Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition

    Until summer next year

    One Switch release we're eager to get our hands on in the new year is Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition. If you have fond memories of the multiplayer action-RPG first released on the GameCube back in 2004, you're probably already on board this hype caravan. Unfo

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Final Fantasy
    • Square Enix
  • News Starlight Children’s Foundation And Nintendo Unveil The Switch Gaming Station For Hospitalised Kids

    Delivering happiness and smiles

    For 27 years now, Nintendo of America has been helping the Starlight Children's Foundation bring seriously ill children joy, through the power of play. Today, the newest addition in the Starlight Gaming program was revealed: the Nintendo Switch Gaming station. It was officially unveiled at the Mary Bridge Children's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Starlight Childrens Foundation
    • North America
  • News Switch Estimated To Have Sold More Than 50,000 Units On Launch Day In China

    Welcome to club

    Update - Thu 12th Dec, 2019 02:00 GMT: Following on from last week's Switch pre-order data for China, Niko Partners now estimates "more than 50,000" Nintendo Switch Console (Tencent China Version) were sold to consumers in the country on launch day. This data comes from online retailers and Niko's own market model. Online retailer...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • China
    • Tencent
  • News Mojang's Buzzy Bees Update Is Now Live In Minecraft

    Absolutely buzzing

    A number of years ago, Minecraft started out with a couple of basic animals like sheep and pigs. As development progressed, marine life was added to the game, bamboo-chomping pandas showed up and even red foxes appeared. Now, in the latest update (following on from the update for the PS4 version earlier this week), Mojang has...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Minecraft
    • Mojang
  • News Nintendo Reminds Us To Watch The Game Awards

    We'll try not to get too excited

    We're now roughly 24 hours out from the start of this year's Game Awards hosted by the one and only Geoff Keighley. It's a time where the industry comes together and reflects on the year that was, along with all the amazing games released. Nintendo will, of course, be in attendance, and like everyone else en route...

    • The Game Awards
    • Nintendo

YesterdayWed, 11th Dec 2019

  • Guide The Best Handmade Nintendo Christmas Gifts, To Show You Really Care

    A crafted world, indeed

    So, you've already got your Nintendo-branded ugly Christmas sweaters sorted for the gamers in your life this holiday season, but - let's face it - they're not going to get much use out of those for at least 11-and-a-half months of the year. Assuming they've already got all the games and accessories they can handle, how can...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo
    • Gifts
    • Christmas
  • Japanese Charts Nintendo Switch Games Take All Top Ten Spots, Pokémon Leads The Charge

    Holy moly...

    Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for 2nd - 8th December, revealing that Pokémon Sword and Shield is once again sitting right at the very top of the charts. The two titles sold an estimated 201,838 physical copies this week, pushing the lifetime total up to an impressive 2.22 million. Pokémon wasn't the only success for...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • Video Check Out Nintendo's Japanese 'Indie World' Presentation

    Celebrating Nindies

    Update Wed 11th Dec, 2019 02:54 GMT: Here's the full presentation a bit earlier than expected. The following games are on show: Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, What the Golf, Eastward, PHOGS, SYNAPTIC DRIVE, Killer Queen Black, Ori and the Blind Forest, To The Moon, Coffee Talk, Fight Crab, Graveyard Keeper, ABZU, Crystal Clash,...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nindies
    • Switch eShop
    • Japan
  • News Monster Boy Sold More Copies On Switch Last Week "Than The Entire 5 Months Before That"

    The half-price sale paid off

    Last week, publisher FDG Entertainment held a sale for Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom to celebrate the game's first anniversary. It slashed the usual price of $39.99 / £34.99 in half for the first time ever. It looks like it was well worth it as well. According to an update on Twitter, FDG said the game sold more...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sales
  • Round Up All The Games From The Nintendo Indie World Showcase - December 2019

    Trailers, info and more for each game

    From its Golf Story sequel opening to the juicy Axiom Verge 2 reveal, the December Nintendo Indie World showcase gave us plenty of things to be excited about. When you've got announcements flying at you from all directions in such a short amount of time, though, it can be pretty difficult to actually take in...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nindies
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Nintendo Reveals The Top 30 Switch eShop Games Of November 2019 (North America)

    Number one's a familiar sight

    Nintendo has shared a list of the top 30 most-downloaded games on the Nintendo eShop for November 2019. As you can see, Fortnite has once again taken top spot thanks to its free price point and huge popularity, followed by a list of Nintendo first-party favourites. It's interesting to see that the two Pokémon games...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News PAYDAY 2 On Switch "Very Unlikely" To Receive Any Of The New Updates

    "we’ve been forced to make many hard decisions"

    Overkill Software – the team behind the cooperative first-person shooter PAYDAY 2 – has revealed it will most likely be ending updates for the Switch version of the game. Instead of quietly dropping the platform, the developer chose to be upfront about what was going on in a recent news post...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
  • Review Five Nights at Freddy's 4 - A Surprisingly Scary Return To Form

    Freddy comes home

    Everyone can relate to that feeling of being a young child and hiding under the covers out of fear of the imaginary monsters under your bed or somewhere in the house. It’s that paradoxical feeling of both power and vulnerability that made such experiences so memorable; you were ‘safe’ as long as you were under the covers, but...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Five Nights at Freddys
  • News Play Together As A Squad In Tetris 99's New Team Battle Mode Update

    The 10th Maximus Cup starts tomorrow

    The tile-matching puzzle game Tetris has traditionally been about your own performance, but now in Nintendo's battle royale version – Tetris 99 – it's all about the team effort. A new update to this Switch exclusive has added a new team mode. In Team Battle Mode, you must select your favourite of four teams...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Tetris 99
  • Random Nintendo Promotes SkateBIRD With '< 3 birbs' Social Media Post, Then Deletes Tweet

    Come on, who hacked the account?

    Well, here's a weird one for you. Earlier today, Nintendo posted a - shall we say - 'down with the kids' style tweet to promote SkateBIRD, one of the games announced during yesterday's Indie Showcase. Now it's disappeared, which has us wondering what on Earth just happened within Nintendo's social media department...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Celebrate '80s Gaming In This Week's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

    Old school

    The 1980s saw the birth of many iconic video game characters. It started off with Game & Watch and Pac-Man and a year later we got Mario and Donkey Kong. In the same decade, we saw Link, Mega Man and Samus for the first time ever. To celebrate this era, this Friday, on 13th December, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Switch will be...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Nintendo
  • News The Utterly Ridiculous Fight Crab Will Finally Launch On Switch In Summer 2020

    And we can't wait!

    We've been talking about Fight Crab since way back in March 2018 here at Nintendo Life, and every time we see it pop up on our feeds it makes us want it even more. Thankfully, it looks like we won't have too long to wait. During the Japanese version of December's Nintendo Indie World showcase, which featured a completely...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Gallery Unboxing Metal Storm, The NES Hidden Gem That's Getting A Second Chance

    Irem's cult classic is available once more

    While your typical console has plenty of AAA titles which gain plenty of attention and bumper sales, there are always a few underrated gems which slip through the cracks for one reason or another. Irem's Metal Storm is one such title; originally released in the US to positive reviews in 1991, it was...

    • Retro
    • Gallery
    • NES
    • Retro-Bit
  • News The Nintendo Switch Lite Flip Cover Goes On Sale Just In Time For Christmas

    Flipping brilliant

    If you are a fan of the Nintendo Switch Lite's portability but hate how vulnerable that lovely screen is compared to the clamshell design of the 3DS family of consoles which came before it... then you are finally in luck. Nintendo of America's online store is finally selling the Nintendo Switch Lite Flip Cover & Screen...

    • Switch Lite
    • Accessories
  • News Official Sonic Movie Merch Is On The Way, Including Build-A-Bear Products

    Toys, clothes, books and more

    If you just can't get enough of the new-look Sonic the Hedgehog movie, it seems you're about to be in luck, as Sega of America has today announced that a collection of Sonic movie-inspired merch is set to release early next year. The live-action feature film is due to arrive in cinemas on 14th February, but some of...

    • Sonic
    • Movies
    • Merch
    • Sega
  • News Timed Switch Exclusive Murder By Numbers Mixes Phoenix Wright With Picross

    Piece together the truth one pixel at a time

    During Nintendo's Indie World showcase, we got our first look at the timed Switch exclusive, Murder By Numbers. The game is set in the '90s and takes place in Hollywood. The story is about an actress who finds herself starring in her very own murder mystery. Your job – with the help of your robot...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath Coming To Switch Early Next Year With Gyro Controls

    Stranger things

    Update: 20% pre-order discount also live in the US too. Despite Oddworld creator Lorne Lanning saying that he has no faith in the Nintendo Switch way back in 2017, it seems developer Oddworld Inc has warmed up to Switch over time and we'll see Abe make the jump to Switch early next year in Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD. In this...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Oddworld
  • Review Riverbond - An Undemanding But Pleasant Couch Co-op Hack And Slasher

    An unbreakable voxel bond

    Riverbond is perhaps one of the most easy-going, simplistic games you’re likely to play this year. Taking place within a beautiful voxel world, you’ll embark on a number of missions set within eight different environments ranging from idyllic sea resorts to dark, dingy caves. The gameplay is a typical hack ‘n’ slash...

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    • Switch eShop
    • Riverbond
  • News Two Point Hospital Now Launching In February With Two Expansions Included

    New trailer released

    Sega has released a brand new trailer for Two Point Hospital on Nintendo Switch and other platforms, alongside news of its new release date and info on its included content. You'll be able to get your hands on the upcoming hospital sim from 25th February 2020. It was originally expected to arrive on Switch in 2019, but...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Devil's Crush Spiritual Successor Demon's Tilt Is Coming To Switch

    Pinball wizard

    Gothic pinball title Demon's Tilt has been confirmed for release on Nintendo Switch. Viewed by many as a spiritual successor to the legendary Devil's Crush series and championed endlessly by the late, great Jason Brookes, Demon's Tilt showcases old-school visuals and a soundtrack by E.C.2151 that sounds like it was ripped from a...

    • Switch eShop
  • News Splice The Mainbrace When Naval Adventure Sail Forth Lands On Switch Early Next Year

    The wind awakens

    Announced yesterday for Switch as part of the Nintendo Indie World Showcase, Sail Forth is a procedurally-generated naval adventure cruising to Nintendo's console early in 2020. Developed by David Evans, from the looks of the trailer above Sail Forth fuses the cell-shaded oceanic beauty of The Legend of Zelda: Th

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Sail Forth
  • News Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince Gets Free Toby The Dog DLC, Available To All Players Now

    'Toby's Dream'

    Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince has been treated to its very own free slice of DLC, with 'Toby's Dream' now being available to download from the Nintendo Switch eShop. The content is available to all owners of the game, regardless of whether you bought the standalone title or the Trine: Ultimate Collection bundle. It stars Nine...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • DLC
  • News Nintendo's Taking Ring Fit Adventure On A Tour Of The US

    Try before you buy

    If you still haven't had the chance to check out Ring Fit Adventure, Nintendo's latest fitness game that blends exercise with RPG gameplay, you might want to consider getting yourself to one of these upcoming events. Nintendo is taking a 'Ring Fit Adventure Play Experience' on a tour of the US, running from 13th to 29th December...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News Tech-Noir Graphic Novel Liberated Will Launch On Nintendo Switch First In 2020

    An Indie Direct hidden gem?

    Yesterday's Nintendo Indie World showcase introduced a nice selection of brand new games, but it also provided welcome updates for one or two we'd heard about before. Falling into the latter category was the news that Liberated will release on Switch first, before any other platform. The announcement came alongside some...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop

Tuesday10th Dec 2019

  • Guide Best Nintendo Switch Micro SD Cards

    The best prices on Micro SD cards for Switch

    If you've picked up a Nintendo Switch or Switch Lite recently and downloaded any games from the Nintendo eShop, it's highly likely that you'll be running out of internal storage space soon. Indeed, storage space is one of Switch's weaknesses, and the fact that there are so many amazing games coming to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Micro SD Cards
    • Features
    • Storage
    • Guides
  • News QubicGames Is Giving Away 10 Free Nintendo Switch Games To Everyone, Including You

    Here's how to get them...

    Publisher QubicGames has blown us away with an incredible Christmas offer which will allow everyone to claim ten free games on Nintendo Switch. The celebrations are kicking off today, so here's how to get involved... Ten games will be up for grabs to all Nintendo Switch owners from today until 24th December, and they'll be...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • Random Rare Forgot To Remove A Shotgun From Donkey Kong 64 Before Showing Miyamoto

    There was a "look of horror" on his face

    Last month, Donkey Kong 64 turned 20 years old. Since then, the development team behind the game has been doing the press rounds to celebrate the anniversary. During a recent interview with Games Radar, one of the creative leads George Andreas recalled a horrifying moment when Rare was showing the game to...

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    • Retro
    • Donkey Kong
    • Shigeru Miyamoto
    • Rare
  • Review Shovel Knight Showdown - A Smash Bros. Challenger That's Perfect For Switch Parties

    Have at you!

    After completing its record-breaking Kickstarter run for Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games had its work cut out in terms of keeping the promises it made with stretch goals. The much-lauded three additional campaigns were what drew the most reaction from press and fans, but one other mode was announced which didn’t seem to grab nearly as...

    • Reviews
    • Shovel Knight
    • Switch eShop
  • Watch Nintendo Indie World Showcase - December 2019 - Live!

    What do you hope to see?

    It's time, folks! Nintendo's back with another exciting Indie World Showcase, and you can watch the entire thing right here. It's kicking off at 10am PT / 1pm ET / 6pm GMT / 7pm CET, promising "roughly 20 minutes of information on some upcoming indie games" for Nintendo Switch. Looking forward to it? Sit back, join the...

    • Live Chat
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Indie World
  • Video Here's The Launch Trailer For Ashen, Switch's Latest Open World RPG

    Available already in the US

    If you're looking for your next adventure on Nintendo Switch, you might want to consider picking up Ashen. The game launched for the console and other platforms yesterday, bringing with it this new trailer (see above). To be more clear, Ashen is only actually available in North America at the time of writing - European...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Video
  • Video Nintendo Russia Surprises Frozen 2 Movie Audience With Free Switch Bundles

    Happy holidays

    Nintendo Russia hasn't had the best year, with the CEO Yasha Haddaji making headlines in January when he lost his temper on an official live stream and was then accused of violent behaviour and harassment in the workplace. Fortunately, this Nintendo branch has ended the year on a much happier note. As part of a special giveaway tied...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Russia
  • News Sony's MLB The Show Is No Longer A PlayStation Exclusive

    And Nintendo is excited

    Baseball fans who don't own a PlayStation will be pleased to hear the long-running sports series MLB The Show is no longer exclusive to Sony's hardware. Today, Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association, Sony Interactive Entertainment, and San Diego Studio announced multi-year extensions to...

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    • Business
    • Sony
    • Nintendo
    • PlayStation
  • News Co-Op Action-RPG Dauntless Launches Today On Switch

    Includes "Stormchasers" content update

    Update: Check out the launch trailer above. Phoenix Labs' free-to-play action-RPG Dauntless is launching today, as revealed in the Nintendo Indie World Showcase. Announced almost exactly a year ago, the game i

    • Switch eShop
    • Dauntless
  • News Boyfriend Dungeon Is A Dating Sim Where Your Soulmate Turns Into A Weapon

    Dreamy

    Kitfox Games has revealed that it is bringing its dating sim/dungeon crawler mashup Boyfriend Dungeon to the Nintendo Switch next year. Set in a world where boyfriends can also transform into powerful weapons, you'll need to find the perfect date in order to conquer the game's monster-filled levels. If you succeed in capturing their hearts,...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Sports Story Is A Sequel To Golf Story, And It's Coming Exclusively To Switch

    With more sports!

    As part of today's Nintendo Indie World showcase, it has been revealed that Sports Story is headed exclusively to Switch. The game is a sequel to the much-adored Golf Story - a fantastic RPG that's more than worth your time - and as you might expect, more sports have arrived. As you can see in the tweet below, you can expect to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Streets Of Rage 4 Sees The Return Of The Beloved Character You All Asked For

    You asked for it

    It has today been confirmed that Adam Hunter will be a playable character in the upcoming Streets of Rage 4. Adam originally starred in the first Streets of Rage but wasn't present in either of its sequels, yet he remains a firm favourite with fans of the franchise. During today's Indie World broadcast,

    • Switch eShop
    • Streets of Rage
  • News Reggie Is Returning To The Game Awards As A Presenter

    He's back!

    Later this week, the 2019 Game Awards are taking place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Although Reggie Fils-Aimé has now officially moved on from his role as Nintendo of America's president, it turns out he'll still be making an appearance at this year's show. After all, he's been a huge part of the industry since he walked out...

    • The Game Awards
    • Reggie
    • Nintendo
  • News Axiom Verge 2 Revealed For Nintendo Switch, Here's A Sneak Peak

    Launching next fall

    Ending today's Nintendo Indie World showcase was a full reveal for Axiom Verge 2, which is unsurprisingly a sequel to the excellent Axiom Verge. Tom Happ, the game's creator, took to the stage to talk about the new game and show off a trailer. He says that he's been quietly working on the new release "for about four years", but...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News SuperMash Smashes Together Different Genres For A New Experience Every Time

    You'll never know what to expect

    Digital Continue's SuperMash will keep you on your toes when it launches in May 2020, as it allows you to take two different classic game genres and fuse them together to create a totally new experience each and every time. Set in a game store owned by a bother and sister, SuperMash revolves around a mysterious...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Nintendo Switch Is Getting A New 'Premium' Fishing Simulator Today

    Fishing: Barents Sea – Complete Edition

    Launching today on Nintendo Switch is Fishing: Barents Sea – Complete Edition, a fishing simulator featuring realistic environments, officially licensed equipment and plenty more besides. The game offers a number of different types of fishing to master - such as longline fishing and net fishing - and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • Guide The Best Nintendo Christmas Jumpers And Ugly Sweaters

    Garish gaming garments to keep you warm this Xmas

    You hear that? That jingle bell-tinged drone is the sound of inevitability. In amongst the socks and the boxes of deodorant you'll be gifted this holiday season, you can be sure there'll be an ugly festive jumper in there somewhere. Yes, even though granny's turned the thermostat to maximum and Dad's...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo
    • Clothing
    • Christmas
  • News Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf Brings Turn-Based Tactical Strategy To Switch Next Month

    With all DLC included

    Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf, a game which fuses turn-based strategy and card game elements, is set to launch on Switch in the new year, it has been confirmed. The game is said to feature "an epic story campaign, unique PvE game modes, wide character customisation system, and a tremendous amount of weapons and equipment". The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Team17 Reveals The Survivalists, A New Sandbox Game Set In The Escapists’ Universe

    Battle, explore, puzzle-solve!

    As part of today's Nintendo Indie World showcase, Team17 has revealed The Survivalists for Nintendo Switch. The game is a 'survival-lite' sandbox game set in The Escapists’ universe which combines crafting, building, and even the odd bit of monkey training. Players must battle against the forces of nature across...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News SkateBIRD Could Challenge Untitled Goose Game For The 'Most Adorable Switch Bird' Crown

    Tony Squawk

    Not content with having the wonderful and adorable Untitled Goose Game alone, Nintendo Switch is set to receive yet another cute, bird-based title. Rather than an angry goose, this time we're dealing with skateboarding pigeons. Yes, SkateBIRD has just been revealed for a release on Switch, bringing a charming flock of little birdies...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Free GRID Autosport Updates Will Add Split-Screen And Online Multiplayer On Switch

    Just what the doctor ordered

    Two important updates are on the way for fans of GRID Autosport on Nintendo Switch, bringing some very welcome multiplayer-focused additions. The first, arriving at the start of next week, is set to introduce two-player split-screen and local wireless multiplayer for up to eight players. The second update, adding online...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
  • News Anime-Inspired Shoot ‘Em Up Sisters Royale Is Headed To Switch In The West

    A vertically-scrolling shmup

    Chorus Worldwide and Alfa System have announced that Sisters Royale, a vertically scrolling shoot ‘em up, will be launching on Switch in the west next year. The game is inspired by the anime aesthetic of Castle of Shikigami and stars five sisters with unique magical powers. Just like Castle of Shikigami, Sisters...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • UK Charts Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Boosts Back Ahead Of Pokémon Sword And Shield

    But FIFA stays top of the pile

    UK chart data is now in for the week ending 7th December, revealing that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has zoomed back up to third place, serving as Nintendo's strongest title of the week. The game has raced back ahead of Pokémon Sword and Shield for the first time since the new games launched last month, reinstalling itself...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News Nintendo Has Been Taking On An Increased Number Of Graduates In Japan

    Figures rise year-on-year

    In Japan, Nintendo offers a number of graduate employment schemes for those looking to get a foot in the door. As anyone just coming out of the education system will tell you, any opportunity like this is hugely welcome, and Nintendo has been increasing its number of recruits year-on-year for a while now. The company has...

    • Nintendo
    • Japan
  • News The Talos Principle Brings Narrative First-Person Puzzling To Switch Today

    In Deluxe Edition form, no less

    After launching on PC back in December 2014, The Talos Principle is launching on Switch later today almost five years to the day after its debut. It's a single-player game from Croatian developer Croteam, the creators of the Serious Sam series, and launched to widespread acclaim five years ago. A first-person...

    • Switch eShop
    • The Talos Principle
  • News Blossom Tales Limited Run Physical Release Announced For Switch

    Orders open next Friday

    To mark the second anniversary of Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King, the action-RPG title will be receiving a Limited Run Games physical release, starting next Friday on 20th December. This retail release comes with three sheets of removable stickers and four background sheets so you can recreate scenes from the game. As...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News Nintendo Shares Reach 19 Month High As Switch Launches In China

    2019 shows an uphill trend

    Nintendo shares saw a rather significant spike today, ending the day in Tokyo at the highest point seen for the last 19 months. At the end of the trading day on 10th December, Nintendo's shares were sitting at 46,370.00 JPY. The jump is clear to see on the first of the charts shown below; the second chart shows how the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Business
  • News Experience Overwatch's Winter Wonderland Event On Switch For The First Time Ever

    Limited-time cosmetics up for grabs

    Update: Here's exactly what this year's Winter Wonderland event offers: NEW GAME MODE: SNOWBALL DEATHMATCH This year’s Winter Wonderland event ushers in a new mini-game mode, called “Snowball Deathmatch.” This is an 8-player free-for-all deathmatch where everyone will play as Mei with a modified Mei...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Overwatch
    • Blizzard
  • News Bake 'N Switch Mixes Overcooked With Smash Bros. For Some Co-op, Brawl-Based Baking

    Just what we kneaded

    Blending two genres we hadn't considered putting together, Bake 'n Switch is coming to Switch in summer 2020 and appears to mix equal parts party brawler and chaotic kitchen sim, as you can see from the reveal above (or as part of the overall Nintendo Indie World Showcase). Developed by Streamline Games, this couch co-op game...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Bake n Switch

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