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  • News Nippon Marathon Brings Its Japanese Game Show Madness To Switch Just In Time For Christmas

    A party racer

    PQube and developer Onion Soup Interactive have shared a brand new trailer for the upcoming party racer Nippon Marathon, revealing that the game will be available on 17th December. Featuring a song performance from no other than Diana Garnet, the singer of the Naruto: Shippuden outro, this new trailer gives us a good look at some of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Video The Pokémon Detective Pikachu Movie's First Official Trailer Has Landed

    We weren't expecting this...

    The first official trailer for the upcoming Pokémon Detective Pikachu movie has officially arrived, giving us our very first look at the film in action. As you can see above, the trailer gives us a good look at how the Pokémon have been adapted to work on the big screen alongside their human counterparts, with...

    • Video
    • Pokemon
    • Movies
  • News The Switch Version Of Aragami: Shadow Edition Has Been Delayed Until Early 2019

    "We're in no rush"

    Lince Works and Merge Games have announced that the upcoming Switch version of Aragami: Shadow Edition has been delayed until early 2019. The game was originally set for release this fall. If you've missed the news on this one previously, Aragami is an action-adventure stealth game that was originally released on other platforms...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Hardware Review AAXA S1 LED Mini Projector For Switch - Brighter Than The Competition, And 720p, Too

    The OJO Projector has a serious rival

    The portable nature of the Switch has created a perhaps unexpected demand for super-compact and mobile LED projectors, and we’ve already seen the OJO Projector come and go in all of its 480p resolution goodness. While OJO is hard at work on a successor which, it says, will improve on its likeable first...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Hardware Review
    • AAXA
    • Accessories
    • Hardware
  • News THQ Nordic Announces Another Three Games For Switch, All Launching In 2019

    They just keep coming...

    THQ Nordic has just revealed three new games for Nintendo Switch. All titles are expected to launch for the console in 2019 and will be available both digitally, and from retail stores. Being the lovely bunch that we are, we've gone ahead and provided you with trailers (apart from for the first game - sorry!), information,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Random That New Smash Bros. Ultimate Trailer Seems To Sync Perfectly With Almost Every Song

    We have a new meme, friends

    Just yesterday, Nintendo shared a brand new trailer for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate promoting "more fighters, more battles, more fun". What the marketing team didn't realise (or maybe they did and this was planned all along) is that the trailer seems to sync up with almost every song imaginable, sometimes with unbelievably...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News What Happened To Spyro: Reignited Trilogy Coming To The Switch?

    "We do not have any other platforms to announce at this time."

    Readers with good memories may recall that Spyro: Reignited Trilogy looked like a dead cert for the Nintendo Switch earlier this year; not only was there the appearance of a Switch listing on the game's official site, but Nintendo itself even carried a listing for

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Activision
    • Spyro
  • Review Carnival Games - Perfect Family Fun And Another Solid Switch Couch-Play Option

    Fair play

    Looking back, Nintendo Wii ended up with a huge library of games to its name, including some much-loved classics (and quite a few duds, if we’re honest). But who would have thought a third-party multiplayer title about carnival mini-games would have proved to be one of the system’s biggest sellers? For all its faults, Carnival Funfair...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Carnival Games
  • News Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Zooms Back To Sixth Place In UK Charts, Other Mario Titles Just Miss Top Ten

    A quiet week for new releases

    UK chart figures are now in for last week's software sales, with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe leading the charge for Nintendo's efforts with a sixth-place spot in a relatively quiet week for new releases. Red Dead Redemption 2 has managed to stay firmly in the top-place position for the third week running, with Call of Duty:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News This Wireless Nintendo 64 "Pro-Style" Controller Is Hitting Stores Early Next Year

    Nintendo Sixty-Freedom

    Video game peripheral manufacturer Hyperkin has revealed that it will be releasing a "pro-style" wireless controller for use with your beloved Nintendo 64. Named the 'Admiral', this controller uses a Bluetooth dongle to wirelessly connect to your console. As you can immediately tell, the design sacrifices the famous trident...

    • N64
    • Accessories
    • Controllers
  • Nintendo Download 8th November (Europe)

    The email is finally in!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived promptly (sorry!), and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail - New Releases: Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News Isaac Might Not Be Playable In Smash Ultimate, But Fans Spread The Love With #GoldenSunday Messages

    A celebration of all things Golden Sun

    Golden Sun, and especially its lead protagonist Isaac, has seen an awful lot of love and attention over the last few months thanks to countless Super Smash Bros. Ultimate rumours; many believed that Isaac would become a playable character in the game thanks to various speculation efforts shared online, but the...

    • Nintendo
    • Golden Sun
    • Super Smash Bros
  • Review Road Redemption - A Rough But Riveting Road Rash Revival

    Looks like your Rash is back

    In this era of reboots, remasters and re-releases, it’s surprising that a number of EA’s classic 16-bit games have never been given the modern treatment: Desert Strike, Road Rash, FIFA… all remain trapped in the ‘90s, never to be resurrected (Okay, maybe not FIFA). Nine years ago, developer Ian Fisch decided it...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Road Redemption
  • News Nintendo Was "Extremely Supportive" Of Nippon Ichi During Switch Development Of Disgaea 5

    Heck yea, doods

    Nippon Ichi Software - the Japanese developer and publisher best known for Disgaea on the Switch in recent times - has had plenty of success thanks to its release of Disgaea 5 Complete. In last month's issue of Edge magazine, company President Sohei Niikawa discussed how Disgaea 5 was "practically" a launch title for the Switch and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • NIS
  • Random US Jewellery Store Offering Free Switch With Every Purchase Over $1,199

    Hey, big spender

    US jewellery retailer Helzberg Diamonds is hoping to get a few extra sales this holiday season thanks to a very unique promotion. From now until 24th December, customers who spend more than $1,199 will receive a bonus Nintendo Switch with any purchase they make. As Destructoid notes, Helzberg Diamonds makes it out as a free...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Video New Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Clip Promotes More Fighters, Stages And Fun

    Absolutely captivating

    Up until recently, Nintendo's mainstream marketing efforts have been predominantly focused on Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! as the big release draws closer. Taking some of the limelight off the new entries in the Pokémon series, Nintendo has now uploaded a one-minute animated clip for Super Smash Bros...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Lumines Remastered On Switch Is The Best-Selling Version Of The Game

    Another success story

    The Switch is the ideal system for puzzle games with its portable and tabletop modes, so it's no surprise to hear the rhythm-based puzzler Lumines Remastered has been incredibly well received on Nintendo's hybrid platform. Released in June earlier this year after its initial reveal in March, the original creator Tetsuya...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Video Learn About Nintendo's Failed Harry Potter Pitch For The N64

    Expelliarmus!

    With the sequel to Fantastic Beasts arriving in cinemas worldwide on 16th November, there's no better time to talk about the secret history of the Harry Potter video game series. In a new Did You Know Gaming video, independent game researcher Liam Robertson takes a look at Nintendo's failed Harry Potter pitch during the N64 era. Prior...

    • Video
    • Nintendo
    • Retro
    • Harry Potter

Sunday11th Nov 2018

  • Guide The Best Micro SD Cards For Nintendo Switch

    Get a great deal on a Nintendo Switch micro SD card

    Nintendo's Switch is a gaming phenomenon, freeing you to play literally anywhere. There is a problem though, and that's the Switch's serious lack of dedicated storage space. Technically, the Switch provides 32GB of internal memory, but only 25.9GB is available for use. In a world where many games...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Micro SD Cards
    • Features
    • Storage
    • Guides
  • News Indie Devs Explain Why Their Games Are Successful On Nintendo Switch

    Aspiring developers take note

    It's evident indie games are selling well on the Nintendo Switch with ongoing reports of successful sales, but why exactly do these games continue to perform so well on this particular platform? At PAX Australia in October, a bunch of indie developers got together for a special panel in an attempt to shed some light on...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Feature How One Magazine Told The World About Pokémon

    "This felt like real magic"

    Paul Davies is a game design consultant, editorial manager and writer who has been working in the UK games industry since the early '90s. During his career, he has edited best-selling publications such as Nintendo Magazine System and Computer & Video Games, and has contributed to countless other sites and magazines...

    • Features
    • Retro
    • Pokemon
    • Game Boy
  • News Campo Santo Co-Founder Says Firewatch Is "Very Close" To Release On Switch

    But will it arrive before the end of 2018?

    Campo Santo's award-winning 2016 title Firewatch was revealed for the Nintendo Switch earlier this year in April and has since gone missing. When it was originally announced, it was said to be arriving at some point in the near future. With 2018 nearly over, it's left us wondering if it will still show up...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The Messenger's Quality Of Life Update Will Be Ready "Sometime" This Month

    Adds New Game Plus mode and more

    One of the standout indie releases this year has been The Messenger - developed by Sabotage and published by Devolver Digital. Released in August on the Switch eShop, the 2D side-scroller draws inspiration from the original Ninja Gaiden game and enhances the experience with elements of 8-bit and 16-bit time travel...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Update
  • News Rival Megagun Brings Competitive Shmup Action To Switch On 29th November

    Be the best

    The endless supply of shoot 'em up releases on Nintendo Switch continues. Degica and Spacewave Software have announced Rival Megagun will be released later this month on 29th November. The title was first confirmed for the Switch and multiple other platforms earlier this year in April. The game puts a competitive twist on the classic...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Toast Time: Smash Up! Is A Multiplayer Brawler Out On Switch eShop Next Week

    Fresh from the oven

    If you happen to enjoy toasties, baguettes, crumpets, bagels, bread crumbs and laser beams, Toast Time: Smash Up! by indie developer Force of Habit might just be the game for you. This pixelated multiplayer brawler based on the "cult smash hit" Toast Time will be released exclusively on the Switch eShop on 16th November and is...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

Saturday10th Nov 2018

  • News Team Cherry Has Cancelled The Physical Version Of Hollow Knight

    "We will investigate other ways to deliver physical versions"

    Given the success of Hollow Knight on the Switch eShop, it made sense for its developer Team Cherry to consider a physical edition in order to continue sales momentum. To make this happen, the talented people behind the title partnered with Skybound Games - a division of Skybound...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Overwatch Director Says Blizzard Is "Very Open-Minded" About Switch Release

    "We would love to do it"

    Now Diablo III: Eternal Collection has finally unleashed hell on the Switch, discussions have been raised about other Blizzard titles that could potentially be released on Nintendo's hybrid device. Previously, the company said StarCraft is unlikely, Overwatch is

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Blizzard
  • News Katamari Damacy Reroll Demo Arrives On 7th December

    Roll before you buy

    In the latest episode of Nintendo Minute, hosts Kit and Krysta went hands-on with the upcoming Bandai Namco release Katamari Damacy Reroll. For anyone who hasn't played this weird and wonderful game, there's no need to worry, as a demo for the Switch version will apparently arrive on 7th December - the same day as the title's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Random Chris Pratt Teams Up With Epic Games To Promote Fortnite In South Korea

    Growing the game

    Epic Games is getting richer by the day thanks to its free-to-play battle royale sensation Fortnite. The marketing has very much fueled its success, with the company partnering with globally recognised brands and even going as far as dropping giant objects from the game in actual deserts. NFL outfits were

    • Random
    • Epic Games
    • South Korea
  • News Hat-Wearing Pikachu Promo For Ultra Sun And Moon Commemorates Pokémon Television Series

    Travelling together for over 20 years

    To commemorate Ash Ketchum and Pikachu travelling together for more than 20 years in the Pokémon television series, The Pokémon Company is running a limited time event where you can redeem a total of five Pikachu in Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. These distributions match the ones from last year (minus the Kanto...

    • Pokemon
    • Pikachu
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (November 10th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    Once again, we find ourselves at the end of another week, and now it's time for Team Nintendo Life to gather 'round and discuss all of the lovely games we'll be playing over the next couple of days. We've got demon slaying, RPG beating, and even some real-life Pokémon catching on the agenda this week, so make...

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features

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