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  • News Fantasy Sci-Fi MMORPG Skyforge Is Coming To Nintendo Switch

    "An amazing universe of gods and monsters"

    MY.GAMES and Allods Team have announced that Skyforge, a free-to-play MMO, is coming to Nintendo Switch this fall. The game has players taking on the roles of Immortals, powerful god-like beings destined to save the planet Aelion from invasion. You'll be journeying through "wondrous worlds inspired by...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Get A Taste For The Cutesy Cake Bash With A Free Demo On Switch

    Try before you buy

    If you caught the Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight presentation earlier this month, you'll likely have spotted the adorable looking Cake Bash. It's a party game for up to four players and has you fighting each other as various cake characters – need we say more? The game's launching on other platforms this October, with the Switch...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Sonic Co-Creator Says Balan Wonderworld Is His "One Chance" To Make A New 3D Platformer

    "I don’t think I’d be good at making RPGs"

    Former Sonic Team boss Yuji Naka – who is perhaps most famous for co-creating Sonic the Hedgehog alongside Hirokazu Yasuhara and Naoto Ohshima – has stated that his latest venture, Balan Wonderworld, could be his one and only chance at making a successful 3D platformer at Square Enix, his current...

    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Yuji Naka
  • News Hamster Announces More Than 15 Games For The Arcade Archives Series On Switch

    Gradius III and much more

    Hamster Corporation is arguably the biggest support of the Nintendo Switch (outside of Nintendo), so far releasing hundreds of retro titles with additional modern enhancements on the hybrid system. There is no sign of it stopping production of these releases, either - with the Japanese publisher announcing another 18 games...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Arcade Archives
    • Hamster
    • Retro
  • News New Hades Patch For Nintendo Switch Resolves "Rare" Save Data Load Issues

    Available now

    If you haven't played Hades yet, what are you waiting for? It's easily one of the best games we've played on Switch this year. In saying this, there have been issues hindering player progress. In the Switch version of the game, some users have encountered a "rare" issue when attempting to load save data. According to Supergiant, a...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Patch
  • News Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Rated For The Nintendo Switch

    Arrives next February

    Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered isn't the only game that's been rated recently. Yesterday, in Australia, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury was classified by the local board. Unlike EA's game, this Nintendo published title has obviously already been announced. We also know it's arriving next year on 12th February...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Super Mario
  • News Animal Crossing amiibo Cards Are Getting Restocks In Other Parts Of The World

    Series 1 - 4 return this November

    It appears North America won't be the only region restocking the insanely popular Animal Crossing amiibo cards (series 1 - 4). Nintendo Australia has also announced these cards will be making a return locally this November. Each pack will be priced at $4.95 AUD and can be pre-ordered right now from select stores...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • amiibo
  • News EA's Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remaster Has Been Rated

    Start your engines

    Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered has been rated by Korea's Game Rating and Administration Committee, suggesting an official reveal is imminent. This appears to be the same game that's surfaced across multiple online retailers over the past few months - we've even got a screenshot (see above). Amazon's Switch listing in...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Electronic Arts
    • Need for Speed

YesterdayMon, 28th Sep 2020

  • Feature Every 3D Sonic The Hedgehog Game Ranked

    As rated by you

    The release of Super Mario 3D All-Stars got us thinking about the plumber's platforming rival from the days of the console wars. Sonic the Hedgehog's jump into the third dimension may not have been as graceful as Mario's, but over the years he's amassed a large collection of 3D games, and despite a few notable low points, many of...

    • Features
    • Guides
    • Best Games
    • All Time
    • Sonic
  • News More Info On Pokémon Sword And Shield's The Crown Tundra DLC To Be Shared Tomorrow

    New Pokémon presentation is on the way!

    The Pokémon Company will share more information on Pokémon Sword and Shield's Expansion Pass in a livestream tomorrow, 29th September, it has been confirmed. A video has appeared on the company's YouTube channel which is due to premiere tomorrow at 6am PDT (so that's 2pm BST / 3pm CEST). The description...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • DLC
  • Review Kirby Fighters 2 - A Brilliant Bite-Sized Alternative To Super Smash Bros.

    Kirby sucks, but this doesn't

    You don’t need us to tell you this, but Nintendo makes some strange decisions sometimes. The latest example of this is Kirby Fighters 2, a digital-only fighting game that was stealth-dropped onto the eShop without any warning, promoted with a couple of tweets then generally abandoned (at least at the time of writing)...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Review Rebel Galaxy Outlaw - Deliciously Daring Dogfighting In The Depths Of Space

    You've got your mother in a whirl

    Rebel Galaxy Outlaw, Double Damage Games' prequel to 2015's Rebel Galaxy, brings a much-needed slice of old-school space sim action to Switch with swagger and style to spare. Following the fortunes of battle-hardened rebel Juno Markev, whose husband has been murdered and ship destroyed as she escapes an attempt on...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Hands On Blue Fire's Platforming And Zelda-Style Dungeon Combat Shows Promise

    Blue Fire walk with me

    Over the past few months we've seen an influx of incredible games from smaller studios on Switch and Nintendo's platform feels like a perfect fit for them. We here at Nintendo Life highlighted a bunch of titles in our recent Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight, and the platform holder's Indie World Showcase broadcasts regularly...

    • Hands On
    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Michel Ancel Responds To Accusations Of Toxic Leadership During His Time At Ubisoft

    "I will fight for the truth because such accusations are a shame"

    Michel Ancel recently announced his departure not just from Ubisoft, but from the entire video games industry, and stated that his next venture will be a wildlife sanctuary. The dust had barely settled on this massive announcement when French newspaper Libération issued a report...

    • Michel Ancel
    • Ubisoft
  • News Nexomon: Extinction Update Adds New Items And Glitch Fixes - Version 1.0.6 Patch Notes

    Make sure to update your game

    Nexomon: Extinction, the Pokémon-like monster catcher that launched on Switch last month, has received a brand new update taking the game to Version 1.0.6. The update adds a number of new items, makes several changes to the game's systems, and includes fixes for some pesky bugs and glitches. You can see all of these...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • News Rain Games Announces Teslagrad 2, A Sequel To Its Critically Acclaimed Metroidvania

    More of the same sounds good to us

    Rain Games has revealed that Teslagrad 2, a sequel to the original Teslagrad which launched on Switch in 2017, is now in development. Just like the previous title, Teslagrad 2 will be an exploration-based Metroidvania with magnetic physics, featuring a similar visual style that will no doubt be as charming as its...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Anniversary Super Mario Land Launched 30 Years Ago Today In Europe

    Mario's first portable platformer

    Here's our fancy Japanese version, because we're show-offs... Believe it or not, today marks the 30th anniversary of Super Mario Land's launch on the trusty Game Boy in Europe. Developed as a Game Boy launch title, Super Mario Land offered Mario his very first outing in a portable platformer. It was a truly...

    • Super Mario
    • Game Boy
    • Anniversary
  • UK Charts Super Mario 3D All-Stars Remains On Top For A Second Week

    Animal Crossing and Mario Kart continue to shine

    UK chart data is now in for the week ending 26th September, revealing that Super Mario 3D All-Stars has managed to keep hold of its first place position. The game managed to fend off Square Enix's Marvel's Avengers for the second week running, also keeping new releases Mafia: Definitive Edition and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News The Jackbox Party Pack 7 Brings All-New Games To Switch Next Month

    For up to eight players!

    Jackbox Games has revealed that The Jackbox Party Pack 7 is gearing up for release on Nintendo Switch and other platforms very soon indeed. You'll be able to get your hands on it from 15th October. This latest pack includes five new party games for you and your friends to enjoy, so even if you've played Jackbox Party Pack 1...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Wins Big At The Japan Game Awards 2020

    Game of the Year

    The results of this year's Japan Game Awards have now been revealed, with Animal Crossing: New Horizons standing out as the star of the show. The ceremony – which celebrates Japan's biggest and best games as well as a few international hits, too – saw Nintendo's life sim take home a total of three awards, including the...

    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Japan
    • Japan Game Awards
  • News The Latest Pokémon Trading Card Set Includes Real-Life Sword And Shield Gym Badges

    Champion's Path

    The latest expansion in the Pokémon Trading Card series is now available, introducing plenty of gorgeous new cards and even some collectable Gym Badges. Called 'Champion's Path', the new set is available at participating retailers around the world as we speak. You can check out some of the new cards and products available in the...

    • Pokemon
    • TCG
  • News NBA 2K21 Update Brings Balance Changes And Frame Rate Improvement To Switch

    Here are the full patch notes

    A brand new update for NBA 2K21 has arrived on Switch and other platforms, including a number of new balance changes and a frame rate boost specifically for the Switch version of the game. The update is the second patch that NBA 2K21 has received and aims to improve gameplay, MyCAREER, MyTEAM, MyLEAGUE/MyGM and overall...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates

Sunday27th Sep 2020

  • News Capcom Reveals Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness - A New Netflix Series Arriving In 2021

    Update: It's official

    Update: Capcom has now officially announced its new Resident Evil CG anime Netflix series. It'll be arriving in 2021. RESIDENT EVIL: Infinite Darkness, a new CG anime series, is coming to Netflix in 2021. Whoops! It looks like Netflix Portugal has lifted the lid on a new Capcom CG anime series ahead of schedule...

    • Capcom
    • Netflix
    • Resident Evil
  • Round Up Tokyo Game Show 2020 - Here Are The Nintendo Switch Highlights

    Monster Hunter Rise, Hyrule Warriors and much more!

    This year's online-only Tokyo Game Show had a lot of Nintendo Switch highlights, so we've decided to throw them all into a single post for your viewing convenience. There are 40 minutes of the new Monster Hunter Rise game, a new trailer and gameplay footage for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Tokyo Game Show
    • Japan
  • Video Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity - Goron Champion Gameplay Footage

    See Daruk in action!

    Yesterday, Koei Tecmo gave Zelda fans a first look at the gameplay in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. Alongside this was the reveal of a younger version of Impa (who originally appeared in Zelda: Breath of the Wild) and a brand new trailer. While today's Tokyo Game Show event didn't show off any new characters, we at least...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • The Legend of Zelda
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Koei Tecmo Brings Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires To Switch Early Next Year

    Another Musou game is on the way

    If you're seeking a new Musou-style game that perhaps isn't Zelda-themed, be on the lookout for Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires. At this year's online-only Tokyo Game Show, Koei Tecmo announced it would be bringing the game to the Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms early next year with the help of Omega Force...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Experiencing Crashes In Ori And The Will Of The Wisps? Don't Worry, Moon Studios Is Working On A Patch

    "We're on top of all of that"

    Last week, Ori and the Will of the Wisps got released on the Nintendo Switch, and while a lot of players have been enjoying the game, it's not been the best experience for everyone. For some players, the game appears to be randomly crashing, slowing down and freezing. One user over on the Nintendo Switch subreddit...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Patch
  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel #61 - Okamiden

    'Den again

    Welcome back to another round of Box Art Brawl, the series that sends two or more regional variants of game covers into an arena to pugilise for your pleasure. Last week we enjoyed the epic duel between the North American / European Metroid: Other M box and the rather lovely Japanese variant. The result was predictable from the start,...

    • Poll
    • Box Art Brawl
    • Retro
    • Capcom
    • Okami
  • Mini Review Unrailed! - Take To The Tracks With Friends If At All Possible

    A light carriage

    We’ve seen numerous co-op survival games before, but keeping your train alive is certainly a new one. Having seen an early release last year on PC, Unrailed now jumps to Switch for full release. Developed by Indoor Astronaut, it offers a simple premise and you must stop your train from crashing, guiding it to a nearby station...

    • Mini Reviews
    • Switch eShop

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