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  • News Nintendo Gigaleak Reveals Scrapped DS Projects, Including A New Pokémon Pinball Game

    And much more...

    As you've likely seen this week, the Nintendo 'Gigaleak' dating back to last year has resurfaced. The second round of leaks over the past few days have revealed early Wii Remote concepts, confirmed

    • Nintendo DS
    • Pokemon
    • Leaks
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (July 24th)

    What are your weekend gaming plans?

    We're all another seven days older and in the past week we've seen (among other things) a bunch of leaked early designs for the Wiimote, possibly the rarest e-Reader card in existence sold for a five-figure sum, Nintendo announce th

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • Reminder You Can Now Pre-Order Sonic Colors: Ultimate On The Switch eShop

    Gotta pre-purchase fast

    Pre-orders for the upcoming release Sonic Colors: Ultimate are now available on the Nintendo Switch eShop. The standard digital version will set you back $39.99/£34.99 and comes with a number of bonus items including a 'Sonic Movie Boost' and exclusive player icons. If you opt with the Digital Deluxe version for...

    • Reminder
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sonic
    • Sega
  • Random Machamp Glitch Gives Pokémon Unite Some Much-Needed Exposure

    It's butt naked

    The new free-to-play game Pokémon Unite was released on the Nintendo Switch earlier this week. It's had a relatively smooth launch but it seems there are still some glitches that need to be fixed. One, in particular, that's gone viral on Twitter - with over 25k 'Likes' at the time of writing, is an image of a butt naked Machamp:...

    • Random
    • Pokemon
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • Rumour Persona 4 Arena Ultimax To Be Remastered For "Modern Platforms"

    Leaker says it's one of seven anniversary projects

    Last week, Atlus officially began the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Persona series by opening a special website. The page teases seven different projects which will be revealed between September 2021 and Autumn 2022. While at least one of these projects is expected to be Persona 6, there's...

    • Rumour
    • Persona
    • Atlus

YesterdayFri, 23rd Jul 2021

  • News Dotemu 'Apologise Unreservedly' As Streets Of Rage 4 DLC Is Unavailable On Switch

    Update: "[it] won't be coming before the beginning of next week"

    Update (Fri 23rd Jul, 2021): Publisher Dotemu has tweeted to let Switch owners know that the DLC won't be available until next week at the earliest: While this is obviously disappointing for players desperate to tuck into the DLC, perhaps reading our hands-on impressions might he

    • Switch eShop
    • DLC
    • Streets of Rage
  • Random Possibly The Rarest Nintendo e-Reader Card Ever Has Been Found

    Update: 1st Place promo Kirby card sold for over $10K

    Update #2 (Fri 23rd Jul, 2021): After a full week on ebay, bidding finally closed on the auction and the card sold for a whopping $10,600USD. Nintendo destroyed any 'winning' Kirby promo cards at E3 2002, so this incredibly rare 1st place survivor was always going to suck in some high bids. Five...

    • Random
    • Nintendo
    • E3
    • Kirby
  • Random Ed Boon Responds To Mortal Kombat X Street Fighter Requests

    "Not every tweet is a klue"

    Earlier this month, NetherRealm announced it was finished with Mortal Kombat 11 and was now focused on its next project. As for what the "next project" is, nobody really knows, but there has been one rumour about a superhero fighting game - similar to Injustice. Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon has

    • Random
    • Mortal Kombat
    • Ed Boon
  • News Nintendo And Oxford University Want To Know How Animal Crossing Players Are Doing Mentally

    Feel free to share your thoughts in our poll

    A new survey released by Nintendo of America and The University of Oxford hopes to explore the correlation between Animal Crossing: New Horizons game time and players' mental wellbeing. Seemingly sent out to select Nintendo account holders, the survey begins by asking respondees about their recent New...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
  • News Takashi Iizuka Admits The Sonic 2022 Reveal Was Probably A Bit Too Early

    But Sega had to do something for the 30th anniversary

    In May this year, Sega held a special live stream broadcast celebrating 30 years of the blue blur. The final announcement of the show was an incredibly brief teaser of a brand new Sonic the Hedgehog action game coming out in 2022. As you might recall, it showed a brief clip of Sonic running...

    • Sonic
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
    • Sega
    • Takashi Iizuka
  • Random The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Opening Ceremony Showcased A Ton Of Game Music

    Sonic, Final Fantasy, Monster Hunter, and many more

    Earlier today the opening ceremony for the belated, beleaguered Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics kicked off, and while many of us expected video games to feature in some fashion following Mario's appearance at the Rio 2016 closing ceremony, gamers were treated to a smorgasbord of VGM delights during the...

    • Random
    • Japan
    • Music
    • Final Fantasy
    • Dragon Quest
  • Hands On Streets Of Rage 4's Mr. X Nightmare DLC Is A Dreamy Add-On

    Packs a punch

    Streets of Rage 4 was a big hit in 2020, tempting in newcomers with its stylish visuals and weighty combat, and delighting series veterans of a certain age that had been waiting many years for an official sequel. It's a game with plenty of replayability, too, with a good number of unlockable characters and a generally moreish campaign...

    • Hands On
    • Switch eShop
    • DLC
  • News Another Free Add-On Is Now Available For Classic Doom On Switch

    Introducing Earthless: Prelude

    If you love free content for retro games, today is your lucky day. The id Software classics DOOM and DOOM II have received another add-on. This time it's the Earthless: Prelude which is a spiritual successor to the 2018 megawad Deathless - created by James “Jimmy” Paddock

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • DOOM
    • Updates
  • News Doctor Who: The Edge Of Reality Arrives In September Starring Jodie Whittaker And David Tennant

    An original Doctor Who story

    Developer Maze Theory has revealed that Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality will launch on Nintendo Switch and other consoles this September. The game, which has players joining up with the Thirteenth Doctor (voiced by Jodie Whittaker) and meeting the Tenth Doctor (voiced by David Tennant), was first announced back in...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Soapbox Space Jam 2 Is A Video Game Cash-In That Doesn't Quite Get It Right

    Do any of us understand video games, really?

    Let's get this out of the way: watching Space Jam: A New Legacy feels a lot like watching a timeshare presentation run by every cartoon and comic character you've ever known. It has that same greasy "please give us money" feeling to it, as Warner Bros. parades its various intellectual properties past you...

    • Movies
    • Soapbox
  • Random Google's 'Doodle Champion Island Games' Is A Retro Throwback

    A bit GBA, we reckon

    As you are no doubt aware, today brought the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Though the event is troubled, there's still plenty of attention and celebratory tie-ins, with Google Doodle being perhaps the most impressive. For the next week, when you visit the Google search homepage you'll see the icon to play...

    • Google Doodle
    • Olympics
    • Random
  • Random Nintendo Keeps Making Fancams Of Zelda: Skyward Sword Characters

    Untitled Groose Cam

    Step aside, every K-Pop band ever: the new star of the fancam is Skyward Sword. But what is a fancam, you ask? Well, picture this: you really love a particular member of a band, but the on-camera time is split between each member, so you take every single shot of that one person from one concert, and stitch it together to show...

    • Zelda
    • Random
  • News Undertale's 'Spider Dance' Features In Today's Free Story Update For 'Just Shapes & Beats'

    Updated with details on The Lost Chapter

    Since launch back in 2018, Berzerk Studio's musical bullet hell Just Shapes & Beats has received a couple of free updates including a hardcore mode and remixes featuring indie game stalwart Shove

    • Switch eShop
    • DLC
  • Random Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Doubles Up As The Perfect DIY Companion

    Mario's on a new mission

    Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit's already earned the titles of 'most unique take on a Mario Kart title' and 'game most likely to aggravate your cat', but now it's going for the honour of being the most likely game to help you out in a tight spot at home, too. As you may already know, Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit's karts –...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario Kart
    • Random
  • Random What Happens When You Remove Charles Barkley From His Own Video Game?

    You get "Joe Hoops"

    "Sir Charles" Barkley is one of basketball's all-time greats. He was voted the NBA's 'Most Valuable Player' in 1993 and has been named as one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history. Like so many popular sports personalities, "Chuck" got his own video game in the '90s in the form of 1993's Barkley Shut Up and Jam! for the SNES...

    • Random
    • SNES
    • Evercade
  • News Good Smile Is Re-Releasing Its Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword Figma Link

    Link's 1/7th scale figure is also returning

    To tie in with the release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD on the Nintendo Switch, Good Smile Company is re-releasing its figma Link for the fourth time. Link is approximately 140mm in height and comes with the Master Sword and Hylian Shield - allowing you to recreate some iconic poses. While...

    • The Legend of Zelda
    • Good Smile Company
    • Figma
  • News Playdate Pre-Order Date Is Confirmed, Shipping Late This Year

    System and cover on the way, dock 'coming soon'

    We've been keeping an eye on Playdate, the cool little handheld from Panic. It's a device that certainly slides into a niche category, as it has a tiny black and white screen, a crank and an interesting approach to game distribution - 'seasons' where downloads arrive each week. The events and...

    • Playdate
  • News Cute Zelda: Skyward Sword Bomb Bags Are Being Given Away On My Nintendo Australia

    Europe and NA too, pretty please?

    Celebrating the recent release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, Nintendo Australia has launched a new, and very cute, item on the My Nintendo store. Fans across Australia and New Zealand can now get their hands on a drawstring bag inspired by Link's Bomb Bag item in the game. It's available for just 500...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • My Nintendo
  • News Investment Scheme Opens Up Shares For Nintendo World Championships Cartridge

    Along with other games, comics and more

    It used to be that investors and traders were typically individuals with slicked back hair and expensive suits, shouting incomprehensible jargon into phones while surrounded by screens. Well, some do that, but nowadays lots of individuals do it with a few taps on a phone app. Whether through crytocurrencies...

    • Retro
    • Nintendo World Championships
  • News Human: Fall Flat Celebrates 30 Million Sales And New Level Reveal On Fifth Anniversary

    "We really can’t believe how far we’ve come"

    Five years ago (well, five years ago yesterday, technically), Human: Fall Flat waddled and flopped its way to PC, offering players a fun and quirky physics-based experience that went down a treat from the off. Now, five years and a Switch release later, the folks at No Brakes Games and Curve Digital...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Black Book, An RPG Inspired By Slavic Myths, Arrives Soon On Switch

    Play your cards right

    Black Book is a card-based RPG first unveiled in early 2020, which then re-surfaced and featured during Summer Game Fest. Developed by Morteshka and published by HypeTrain Digital, it now has a firm release date - it lands on Switch on 10th August priced at $24.99 (€24.99, £19.99). Below is some information from the press...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Shin Megami Tensei V Classification References "Online Interactivity"

    What could it be for?

    It seems the Australian Classification Board may have shared one extra detail about the upcoming Switch release, Shin Megami Tensei V. According to the official rating down under, it will contain "online interactivity". The fansite Persona Central was the first to catch this and believes it could be something similar to the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Hades Scoops Yet Another Game Of The Year Accolade At The GDC 2021 Awards

    Beating Animal Crossing to the punch

    Hades is a pretty popular game, didn't you know? Supergiant Games' beloved indie hit has earned itself yet another Game of the Year award, as well as several others, at this year's Game Developers Choice Awards. Held on 21st July as an all-digital event, these awards are an annual affair in which the...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch

Thursday22nd Jul 2021

  • News 25 Seconds Of New EarthBound 64 Footage Emerges Online

    Travel back to 1997

    At the beginning of this month, someone put a corporate Nintendo CD-ROM from 1998 on sale. The winner of the online auction was a Twitter user known as Zen, who paid the equivalent of $357 USD for the item, after discovering the disc contained footage of the cancelled N64 project, EarthBound 64 - also known back then as Mother 3...

    • Retro
    • Mother 3
    • EarthBound
    • Nintendo 64
    • N64
  • News Square Enix Says A Console Version Of Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster Depends On Demand

    Because who would want these crusty old RPGs on console, right?

    Recently, we had a mini-rant over the way publishers eek out platform announcements and we specifically highlighted the fact that Square Enix has announced Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster for Steam and mobile platforms only. Now, it seems inconceivable that this collection of classic RPG...

    • Poll
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
  • News Capcom Promises To Fix "Known Issues" With Monster Hunter Stories 2 In A Future Update

    Version 1.1.0 is causing a bit of trouble

    Monster Hunter Stores 2: Wings of Ruin had a smooth launch, but apparently has run into a few issues since then. Following on from the Version 1.1.0 update Capcom rolled out last week, the company has now confirmed the existence of a number of bugs. It's currently investigating these issues and will release...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Monster Hunter
    • Capcom
  • Soapbox Nintendo Switch Online's Library Is A Snapshot Of '90s Gaming Shelves

    Nintendo took its rose-tinted specs and threw them in the bin

    Another trio of classic games have just been announced for Nintendo’s subscriber-only Virtual Console replacement, this time Claymates, Jelly Boy, and Bombuzal. They all have one very special thing in common: They’re all games nobody asked for, and nobody wanted. Nintendo could have...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Soapbox
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Retro
  • News Crash Bandicoot Celebrates 25 Years With A Special Anniversary Bundle

    Get five games for the price of one

    Like many other video game icons this year, Crash Bandicoot is also celebrating a major anniversary. Believe it or not, but the former PlayStation mascot has now been around for 25 years. If you've been interested in some of his newer releases recently, but haven't been willing to fork out the higher prices for...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Crash Bandicoot
    • Activision
  • Review Cris Tales - A Gorgeous Indie JRPG That Does Just Enough To Stand Out

    The time is now

    Time travel has long been a concept that JRPGs have loved playing with. Titles like Chrono Trigger and Radiant Historia oriented their stories around time-hopping misadventures, while games like Bravely Default and Grandia have found fresh and interesting ways to involve time manipulation in the flow of combat. Cris Tales—the...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Cris Tales
  • News Some Of The Original Terranigma Team Want To Revive The Classic SNES RPG

    Digital re-release or remaster, we don't mind...

    Despite only seeing release in Japan and Europe, 1995's Terranigma is regarded as one of the highlights of the SNES RPG library, and copies change hands for startling prices on the secondary market these days. Sadly, the game has never been re-released in any form, but that's something that some of...

    • Retro
    • SNES
  • News Activision Blizzard Sued Over Culture Of Harassment And Discrimination

    Allegations of "sexual harassment with no repercussion"

    Content warning: Please be aware that the following article and the sources linked within touch on topics including discrimination, sexual harassment and assault, and suicide. A lawsuit has been filed against Activision Blizzard, Inc., owners of Diablo, Overwatch, and MMORPG World of Warcraft...

    • Activision Blizzard
    • Industry
  • News Collection Of Mint Condition NES Games Fetches $30,000 For Goodwill

    Your feel-good story of the day

    Pristine copies of classic games can always fetch a pretty penny – a copy of Super Mario 64 broke a world record recently, selling for an absolutely mindblowing $1.56 million USD – but when the money they can generate ends up going to a good cause, it all feels worth it. As reported by

    • NES
    • Retro
  • Watch EA Play Live 2021!

    Don't worry, it's apparently only about 40 minutes

    EA steered clear of the E3 shenanigans earlier this Summer, opting to host its own EA Play event down the line. The time is here, and apparently it'll be roughly 40 minutes (slightly longer with a 'pre-show', perhaps), so we can be confident there won't be 2 hours of FIFA. In fact, there may be a...

    • Live Chat
    • EA Play Live
  • News Ninjala Celebrates Its First Anniversary With A Demon Slayer Anime Collab

    Update: And it's now live!

    Update [Thu 22nd Jul, 2021 07:05 BST]: Ninjala's collaboration event with Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is now live. This event includes new items, emotes, Ninja-Gums, emotes, decorations and more based on the hit anime and manga. Included with this update is also a new tournament and all stages have been decorated with...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
    • Anime
  • Random Finally, Scientists Have Built A Robot Hand That Can Play Super Mario Bros.

    Did someone say Power Glove?

    Plenty of super-clever, super-talented researchers across the globe have been pretty busy trying to save the world recently, but hey, even scientists need to work on something fun every once and a while. For this team of researchers from the University of Maryland, that fun has arrived in the form of a robotic hand...

    • Super Mario
    • NES
    • Retro
    • Random
  • Japanese Charts Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Scores Another Debut Number One

    Almost 160,000 physical sales in debut week

    Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for the week ending 18th July, revealing that The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD has gone straight to number one. In its debut week, the game shifted an estimated 159,089 copies at retail, beating this week's other successful newcomer, Crayon Shin-chan, to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • News Like Banjo-Kazooie? 'There's A Chance You'll Like Heart Chain Kitty', Says Dev

    "A big 3D platform adventure with a few twists"

    Next month, "surreal, dreamy" platformer Heart Chain Kitty is making an appearance on Switch. According to the developer, if you happen to be a fan of games like Banjo-Kazooie or Super Mario Sunshine, you might find something to like here, too. The game's launching on Switch on 20th August and...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Nintendo Download 22nd July (North America)

    The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles! NEO: TWEWY! Last Stop!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, 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 comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop - Highlights: Pokémon UNITE...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News Heist Simulator Aims To Steal Away Our Spare Time, Is Heading To Switch

    Will have full level creation and sharing tools

    Sometimes a good old fashioned heist makes for great entertainment, whether in movies or games. Heist Simulator is pretty clear in its goal to give you the tools and means for a variety of quirky, humorous and downright clever criminal enterprises. Published by No More Robots and developed by SkyBagel...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Netflix Shares First Teaser Of Its New Anime Movie The Witcher: Nightmare Of The Wolf

    Starring a younger Vesemir

    Weeks after the first-ever WitcherCon was held online, Netflix has now shared a teaser trailer of its new anime movie feature The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf. The movie has been animated by Studio MIR and stars a younger version of Vesemir - the father figure and mentor of Geralt. According to The Witcher showrunner,...

    • Netflix
    • The Witcher
    • Anime
    • Movies
  • News Lost In Random Now Has A Confirmed Release Date

    New gameplay trailer also revealed

    EA Play Live 2021 has concluded and, actually, had a few things of interest for Nintendo Switch owners. Of course there are new seasons on the way for Apex Legends and Knockout City, as you'd expect, but we also got a firm release date for an intriguing new game. Lost in Random w

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Super Bomberman R Online Blasts Its Way To 3 Million Downloads

    Konami celebrates with a free gift

    Back in May, Konami released its free-to-play title Super Bomberman R Online on the Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms. If you've not played it yet, this is the battle-royale take on the long-running series - allowing up to 64-players to blast each other away online. Now, a few months on, Konami has...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Konami
  • Nintendo Download 22nd July (Europe)

    Cris Tales! Arcade Archives VENDETTA! Cotton Reboot!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, 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 comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail eShop - New Releases: AKIBA'S TRIP:...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News Fuuraiki 4, The Charming 'Holiday' Experience On Switch, Is Getting DLC

    Adds new areas to explore

    We recently shared our latest 'Matters of Import' feature focusing on Fuuraiki 4, a game in which you travel around the Gifu region of Japan during the summer. It's an extremely charming, relaxing experience, albeit one that currently requires a purchase of the Japan-only version. If you do plan to import the physical...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • DLC
  • News Kickstarter Success Farming Sim 'Cloudscape' Gives Us Fantasy Life Vibes

    Coming to Switch 2023

    Cloudscape is an extremely cute farming-fighting-friendship game in the vein of Littlewood, Stardew Valley, Fantasy Life, and Animal Crossing, with added inspiration from A Link to the Past — and it just hit a total of $208,806 on its completed Kickstarter campaign. Like Animal Crossing, the island you wash up on at t

    • Indies
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Award-Winning Survival Sim 'The Bonfire: Forsaken Lands' Crafts A 2021 Switch Release

    Will you survive?

    Fredbear Games has revealed that its multi-award winning mobile survival sim The Bonfire: Forsaken Lands is headed to Switch later this year. In the game, players are tasked with building, exploring, crafting and more in a bid to survive a harsh winter climate (as anyone in the UK's scorching heat will tell you right now, this...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Arcade Racer Skydrift Infinity Speeds Onto Switch Next Week

    'If you can't overtake them, shoot them down!'

    Blasting onto the Nintendo Switch eShop next week is Skydrift Infinity, an arcade racer that'll have you flying and shooting your way through skies, canyons, and even volcanoes by the look of it. Described as an "action-packed arcade game focusing on the experience of flying alone and with others,"...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Umurangi Generation Wins Grand Prize At The IGF Awards

    Genesis Noir and Arrog also nabbed awards

    Last night was the IGF and GDC Awards, a twin billing of awards shows that aims to celebrate indies (at the Independent Games Festival Awards) and blockbusters (at the Game Developers' Choice Awards). The IGF portion was hosted by Victoria Tran, community director at Among Us studio Innersloth, and the GDCA...

    • Awards
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Indies

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