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  • Feature WayForward On Vitamin Connection's Switch Exclusivity, Challenges And Influences

    "[We looked] closely at games like Jet Set Radio, and the Katamari series"

    In the three years since the console launched, the Nintendo Switch has firmly established itself as the king of the hill when it comes to local multiplayer gaming. There's certainly no shortage of great co-operative games on Switch, and the ability to slide off Joy-Con...

    • Features
    • Interviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • WayForward
  • Guide Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Every Villager and Special Character Confirmed So Far

    Update: Over 50 Villagers Added!

    A major part of what makes the Animal Crossing series so memorable is its wonderful and wacky characters. Anyone who's played any of the previous entries can most likely list a few of their favourite villagers off the top of their heads. So with the latest entry in the series, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, landing...

    • Guides
    • Features
    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Buy Animal Crossing: New Horizons Digitally And Get A Free Switch Online Trial For A Limited Time

    Currently confirmed for NA

    If you're still thinking about how you might like to buy Animal Crossing: New Horizons for Nintendo Switch, you might want to add another 'pro' to the digital version argument. Nintendo has revealed, via its official North American Animal Crossing website, that picking up a digital copy of the game by 30th April will also...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • North America
  • News More Pokémon Sword And Shield Trading Cards Are Coming With New 'Rebel Clash' Expansion

    Including Toxtricity VMAX

    The Pokémon Company has today revealed the second expansion of Pokémon Sword and Shield trading cards. The new set will be called 'Rebel Clash'. Dozens of recently discovered Pokémon from the Galar region will appear in the new set, which is due to release around the world on 1st May. The first set, simply called...

    • Pokemon
    • TCG
  • News Kunai Team Discusses The "Very Stressful" Impacts Of Metacritic Review-Bombing

    "You hope it doesn't affect sales"

    'Review-bombing' seems to be becoming more and more popular these days, with Kunai becoming the latest game to receive such treatment from a disgruntled stranger. If you're unaware, the term refers to the act of giving games a very low and unjustified user score on websites such as Metacritic, lowering its overall...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Metacritic
  • News Almost 1,000 Players Give To Charity Via Lydia's Donation DLC On Switch, New Bundle Now Available

    Raising money for Fragile Childhood

    Last month saw the launch of Lydia on Nintendo Switch, a narrative game that's based on the real experiences and "tragic childhood memories" of its developers. We thought it was one of the most emotionally impactful games on the console when we played it for review, so we'd definitely recommend checking it out if...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Feature Samurai Shodown Director "Cried Out In Surprise" When He Saw The Switch Version

    He wants to reboot Garou: Mark of the Wolves next

    Switch fans have had to wait a little longer than their PS4 and Xbox One-owning pals when it comes to SNK's Samurai Shodown reboot, but the important thing is that the game has made it to Nintendo's hybrid console intact – and it's really quite an achievement. We were fortunate enough to get the...

    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Interview
    • Samurai Shodown
  • News Looks Like DOOM 64 Will Only Cost £3.99 On Switch

    Bargain!

    Despite the fact that DOOM Eternal won't be coming to Switch on the same day as other platforms, Nintendo fans will still have plenty of grisly action to get stuck into on 20th March. In case it had slipped your mind, a port of DOOM 64 is launching on Switch on that very day, and it looks like buying it won't hurt your wallet too much,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News Yuri Visual Novel SeaBed Comes To Switch Next Month With Two Brand New Scenes

    Pre-purchase now live

    Launching on Nintendo Switch next month is SeaBed, a visual novel that was first released in Japan back in 2016. The game is set to release on 19th March, though pre-purchase has already become available on the Switch eShop. A reveal trailer has also been released (see above), as well as this official description: SeaBed is...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News More Than Half A Million Pokémon Cards Sold On eBay Last Year, Here Are The Most Expensive

    Do you have any of these?

    The Pokémon Trading Card Game appears to be as popular as ever - indeed, the first Pokémon Sword and Shield expansion launched just a few weeks ago - and players have been snapping up cards for their collection like crazy. According to data provided to Nintendo Life by eBay, there were 19 million searches for 'Pokémon'...

    • Pokemon
    • TCG
  • Random Eerie Gravestone Sighting In Animal Crossing: New Horizons Has Some Fans Worried

    Here we go again

    One moment from the recent Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct that social media and the internet, in general, don't seem to be able to stop talking about is the eerie gravestone sighting at the 22-minute mark. Yep, there's apparently trouble in paradise and some fans are now worried that a perhaps well-known character within the...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Animal Crossing
  • Video Bandai Namco Shows Off The First DLC Character In Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 3

    Universe 6's last resort

    Earlier this month, Bandai Namco announced a series of updates for Dragon Ball FighterZ, which are all part of the game's third season of DLC characters. All up, there'll be five new fighters. While we already know who two of them are, Bamco has now released four minutes of the first fighter Kefla (see below). In the anime...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Bandai Namco
    • Dragon Ball
  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nintendo Talk Announced For GDC 2020

    Presented by Hisashi Nogami and Aya Kyogoku

    The Game Developers Conference has announced it will be hosting a special talk about the creation of Animal Crossing: New Horizons on the Nintendo Switch. This session will be presented by the game's producer Hisashi Nogami and director Aya Kyogoku. Here's a brief description of what will be covered...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • GDC
    • Industry
    • Nintendo
  • News Pokémon Home On Mobile Estimated To Have Banked $1.8 Million In Its First Week

    That's a lot of subscriptions

    It's been just over a week since the new cloud-based service Pokémon Home was launched on the Nintendo Switch and mobile devices, so how is it holding up? Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data reveals the mobile version of the app has already been installed a whopping 1.3 million times. The United States recorded the...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Home
    • Mobile
    • The Pokemon Company
  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Will Support Save File Transfers "Later This Year"

    Move your data from one Switch to another

    Believe it or not, but it's not all doom and gloom when it comes to the save data situation in the upcoming release, Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Although save data recovery is a one-time-only deal for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers, it appears Nintendo will eventually give players the option to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Upcoming Releases

YesterdayThu, 20th Feb 2020

  • Video Digital Foundry Delivers Its Verdict On Witcher 3's Impressive Patch 3.6

    Stay sharp

    Saber Interactive's latest patch for The Witcher 3 dropped recently and brings new visual options and improvements to the table. The game was already a technically impressive feat on Switch, but the new patch adds a host of visual options in addition to cross-save functionality with the Steam and GOG PC version of the game. Our lovely...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Witcher 3
    • Digital Foundry
  • News Here's All The New Info And Tidbits From Today's Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct

    It's the little things

    Well, the Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct has been broadcast and while it served as a broad introduction to the island life you'll be enjoying when the game launches on 20th March, it also detailed many new pieces of information, too. Handily, Nintendo has summarised the main points for us and you can check them out below...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Animal Crossing
  • News Recovering Your Animal Crossing: New Horizons Save Data From Nintendo Is A One-Time-Only Deal

    For Switch Online subscribers only

    Today's Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct was peppered with little spicy nuggets of information on the upcoming game, including rock solid confirmation that while the software will remain incompatible with Nintendo Switch Online's existing cloud back up system, Nintendo will indeed store your desert island's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Animal Crossing
  • Review Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition - The Best Version Of The Best Devil May Cry

    Three is the magic number

    After the absolute mess that was Devil May Cry 2, Hideaki Itsuno returned to the fray in 2005 with this absolute banger, righting the wrongs of his previous effort, returning protagonist Dante to his righteously cocky self and letting loose with a no-holds-barred, non-stop action thrill-ride that, to this day, is as good as...

    • Switch eShop
    • Reviews
    • Devil May Cry 3
  • Watch Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct February 2020 - Live!

    25 minutes of joy

    The time has finally arrived, folks! Animal Crossing: New Horizons is being treated to its very own Nintendo Direct today. We've been told to expect a roughly 25-minute livestream, featuring "an in-depth look at Nook Inc.’s Deserted Island Getaway Package." It kicks off at 6am PT / 9am ET / 2pm GMT / 3pm CET, so make sure to sit...

    • Live Chat
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
  • Reminder Sonic The Hedgehog 2 And Puyo Puyo 2 Both Launch On Switch Today

    Joining the SEGA AGES range

    Update (Thu 20th Feb, 2020 17:30 GMT): As a reminder, both Sonic The Hedgehog 2 and Puyo Puyo 2 have launched on Nintendo Switch today. Sega has shared a brand new trailer to celebrate, and we thought it'd be rude not to share it with you lovely lot. Enjoy! Original Article (Fri 7th Feb, 2020 10:4

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sega
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Nintendo Download 20th February (North America)

    Mega Man! Samurai Shodown! Devil May Cry 3!

    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! Nintendo Switch: Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection...

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    • North America
  • News Take Part In Pokémon Sword And Shield's February Challenge To Get A Ball Guy T-Shirt

    Registration now open!

    Registrations for Pokémon Sword and Shield's 2020 International Challenge February competition are now open, and fans of the one and only Ball Guy will definitely want to take part. This online competition will have Trainers from all around the world battling it out with the same ruleset as the official 2020 Pokémon Video...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
  • News Nintendo Pulls Animal Crossing: New Horizons Trailer Showing Unannounced Gameplay Features

    Jumping the gun?

    Nintendo released a new trailer for Animal Crossing: New Horizons that shows custom item designs and the game's clothing UI – and then pulled it from YouTube. Thankfully, it has since been re-uploaded on a variety of sites, so you can see what the fuss is all about. The 15-second clip is mostly stuff we already know, but it does...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
  • Video Ranking Every Animal Crossing: New Horizons Pre-Order Bonus

    The ultimate tier list

    As we get closer to the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, more pre-order bonuses for the anticipated release are being announced. In an attempt to work out which is the best deal for you, our American-based video producer Zion Grassl has decided to rank each one. The above video covers every Animal Crossing: New...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Animal Crossing
    • Merchandise
  • Random The Game Boy Advance Title Metroid Fusion Is Being Recreated In Minecraft

    The crossover nobody expected

    Minecraft might be more than a decade old now, but somehow the game's community continues to surprise us. While there's been entire calculators and computers recreated within the game before, a Reddit user by the name of Nyubug has now decided to recreate the Game Boy Advance title Metroid Fusion in the base version of...

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    • Metroid
    • Minecraft
  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons amiibo Functionality Detailed

    Invites and photo shoots

    In today's Animal Crossing Direct, Nintendo revealed a little more about the amiibo functionality available in the game. The good news? All of your old cards and figures will have a pretty nifty use after all! Yes, your collection of amiibo is fully compatible with the new game and can be used to invite your favourite...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Nintendo Download 20th February (Europe)

    Psikyo Shooting Stars Bravo! Devil May Cry 3! Warface!

    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: Psikyo Shooting...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • Feature Super Rare Games On 2 Years Of Switch Releases And The Future Of Physical Media

    "The key thing will be keeping the younger generations interested in physical releases"

    Switch is many things to many people, and that fact is arguably the key to its success. The way it fits into your life whether you're reclined at home on the sofa, playing in handheld mode when the TV is taken or curled up in bed with Nintendo's console, it's...

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    • Super Rare Games
  • Japanese Charts Switch Lite Sales Soar As Coronavirus Impacts Original Model Production

    Hatsune Miku debuts at number one

    Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for 10th - 16th February, revealing that the original Nintendo Switch model has been significantly impacted by the coronavirus, as warned by Nintendo. Before we get into hardware sales, let's take our usual look at the software chart. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva MegaMix...

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    • Charts
    • Japan
  • News Gorgeous JRPG Ara Fell: Enhanced Edition Is Coming To Switch Next Month

    Will it scratch that Secret of Mana itch?

    Stegosoft Games is bringing its JRPG Ara Fell: Enhanced Edition to Switch on March 26th, with Dangen Entertainment handling the publishing duties. Originally released on Steam back in 2016, this version will boast a host of upgrades and enhancements, including an overhauled UI, fresh character classes and...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Gallery Take A Peek Inside Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Gorgeous Museum

    Sharks, dinos and bugs - oh my!

    Sure, today's Animal Crossing Direct showed off lots of awesome and important features coming to New Horizons like the NookLink smartphone app, amiibo functionality, and slopes, but th

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Gallery
  • News Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3's Fantastic Four DLC Launches On 26th March

    Doctor Doom awaits

    More than six months after the release of Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, the game is still receiving additional updates and DLC. The third pack focuses on the Fantastic Four as they unite with the rest of the Marvel crew to take down Doctor Doom. Nintendo has now revealed this next pack will launch on 26th March. In...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • DLC
    • Marvel
  • News Cyberpunk RPG Disjunction And Steampunk Adventure Gestalt: Steam & Cinder Revealed For Switch

    Both launching this year

    Video game publisher Sold Out has today announced two new titles for Nintendo Switch: a cyberpunk stealth-action RPG called Disjunction, and steampunk action-adventure, Gestalt: Steam & Cinder. We've got all the details you need on both games below, so let's get stuck in, shall we? Disjunction Release: Summer 2020...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Yacht Club Games Is Broadcasting Its Second Official Video Presentation Next Week

    "a boatload of new updates and announcements"

    Yacht Club Games recently wrapped up the development of Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove after five years. This seemingly ever-expanding game went out on a high note with the release of King of Cards and Shovel Knight Showdown. So, what's next for the talented developer now that this project is complete?...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Yacht Club Games
  • News Remodel The Landscape In Animal Crossing: New Horizons To Make Your Own Waterfalls

    Stick to the rivers and the lakes that you're used to? Pah!

    Today's Animal Crossing Direct brought with it a ton of information nuggets regarding the upcoming Animal Crossing: New Horizons for Switch. You can check out the entire list of new additions, but the thing that had us sitt

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Animal Crossing
  • News Nintendo Reveals NookLink, A Companion Mobile App For Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Chat with friends in-game

    As well as the trusty NookPhone available to players in-game, Animal Crossing: New Horizons will also be treated to a real-life smartphone application tucked inside the official Nintendo Switch Online app. Revealed in today's Animal Crossing Direct, this upcoming service is called 'NookLink'. By heading to the NookLink...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Mobile
  • News Activision Reveals The Final Grand Prix For Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

    Emperor Velo joins the race

    Last weekend, Activision revealed its next Grand Prix for Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled would be the final one. Now, in its latest blog post, Beenox has revealed what exactly we can expect from this event. This grand finale adds the new track, Drive-Thru Danger, three new karts (the Void Manta, Velo Chopper, and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
    • Activision
  • News Inbento Combines Food, Puzzles And Cute Cats, And It's Coming To Switch Next Month

    With more than 100 levels to beat

    Next month sees the launch of inbento on Nintendo Switch, a cute little puzzle game featuring two of our favourite things: cats and food. A refreshingly chilled out affair, inbento is inspired by Japanese minimalism and bento cuisine, having players prepare tasty dishes in puzzle form. It's said to tell a "wordless...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Pre-Orders For The New Coral Nintendo Switch Lite Appear On Amazon (North America)

    Grab yours today!

    Earlier in the week, Nintendo revealed the latest addition to the Nintendo Switch family of systems. The gorgeous looking Coral Switch Lite will be launching in North America on 3rd April. If you're hoping to get your hands on one, you're in luck, as pre-orders for the new console have now gone live on Amazon. It has been listed...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Lite
    • Hardware
    • North America
  • News Fortnite Chapter 2: Season 2 Will Make You Feel Like James Bond

    And Deadpool is coming along for the ride, too

    Fortnite Chapter 2's second season is about to start, and Epic Games has just released two trailers showing what it will all be about. Dubbed 'Top Secret', this new season is all about tuxedo-wearing spies and supervillains. And naturally, we'll be getting new skins, too; Secret Agent Peely is shown...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Fortnite
  • News Arcade Archives VS. Mahjong Is Your Next Retro Switch Fix From Hamster

    Launching tomorrow!

    Hamster's latest retro release on Switch has been revealed, and this time we're being treated to 1984 arcade title, VS. MAHJONG. The game will join the Switch's 'Arcade Archives' series, where players can enjoy classic arcade titles with modernised features like adjustable game settings and leaderboards. Here's the official...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Retro

Wednesday19th Feb 2020

  • News No Smash Ultimate DLC Expected Beyond Fighters Pass 2, No Future Smash Games Planned

    The future's a mystery

    The latest Famitsu column written by Super Smash Bros. series director Masahiro Sakurai has leaked online, with early tidbits revealing a number of details about the future of the series. With thanks to translations by @PushDustIn, we can see that the six additional fighters planned to release in the form of Super Smash Bros

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Masahiro Sakurai
  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Might Contain In-Game Purchases

    The ESRB rating has been updated again

    Update 3 - Wed 19th Feb, 2020 04:45 GMT: And it's back - yes, after briefly disappearing from the Animal Crossing: New Horizons web page, the reference to "in-game purchases" has now returned. Very odd, indeed. Thanks again to CodyMKW for the heads up. Update 2 - Thu 13th Feb, 2020 05:41 GMT: The reference to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Animal Crossing
    • North America
  • Gallery The Witcher 3 Looks Stunning On Switch Thanks To Its Latest Update

    Crispiness all round

    A while ago, data miners and other whizzy-types found options in the Switch version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition, and were surprised with how much of the blurriness was able to be removed with little to no effort. Well now with

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Video
    • The Witcher
    • Witcher 3
  • Reminder Four Classic SNES And NES Games Have Launched On Switch Today

    Two for each system

    Just in case you'd forgotten what with all the sudden Animal Crossing Direct excitement, today sees the launch of four new games on Nintendo Switch Online's NES and SNES apps. Pop'n Twinbee and Smash Tennis have now joined

    • Nintendo Switch
    • SNES
    • NES
    • Nintendo Switch Online
  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Official Companion Guide Confirms Museum's Return

    Pre-order the book now!

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons is sure to be a wonderfully relaxing experience on Nintendo Switch, but it can be easy to feel a little lost - especially if you're new to the series. It seems help is at hand, though, as this new official companion guide looks set to teach you everything you need to know to have the best island...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Merchandise
  • News Nintendo Celebrates Gaming In The '90s With A Special Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

    Starts later this week

    Following on from last week's Cuphead spirit event, this weekend Nintendo is hosting a 1990s tournament in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. As you might have guessed, it celebrates iconic video game characters and games from this era. This includes Sonic the Hedgehog, the Pokémon series, Final Fantasy VII, Yoshi,

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Nintendo
  • News PlatinumGames Will Share A "Major" Announcement Next Week

    So what will it be?

    According to this week's issue of Japanese magazine, Famitsu, PlatinumGames will be sharing a "major" announcement in a future issue set to release on 27th February. No further details have been shared in this tease, but you might remember that the Bayonetta and Wonderful 101 developer launched a mysterious 'Platinum4' website...

    • PlatinumGames
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The Witcher 3 Switch Dev Saber Interactive Snapped Up By THQ Nordic Parent Company

    In a deal worth up to $525m

    Embracer Group, the parent company of THQ Nordic, has bought Saber Interactive, the development studio behind Switch ports of games like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Vampyr. The deal consists of an initial $150m fee with a maximum earn-out of $375m, depending on the fulfilment of agreed milestones. It also means that...

    • Saber Interactive
    • THQ Nordic
    • Industry
  • News It Looks Like Cooking Mama: Cookstar Will Be Released On The Switch Next Month

    Mama knows best

    A trailer uploaded on ahead of schedule on the Dutch game store website, Nedgame, appears to have leaked the release window of Cooking Mama: Cookstar. According to the video, the game releases this March on the Nintendo Switch and will be available for US$39.99 (or the regional equivalent). If you're not familiar with the Cooking...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Cooking Mama
  • Review Pop'n TwinBee - Konami's Colourful 16-Bit Shmup Shines With Couple Mode Co-op

    Colour me glad

    The TwinBee series enjoyed relative success in Japan throughout the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. Pop’n Twinbee was the sixth game in the series, and the last proper shoot ‘em up entry before Konami took it in a different direction with things like spin-off platformer Rainbow Bell Adventures. Because it was never released in...

    • Reviews
    • SNES
    • Retro
    • Nintendo Switch Online
  • News Rare Developer Elaborates On Conker's 'Tonal Shift' From Twelve Tales To Bad Fur Day

    From the mouth of The Great Mighty Poo himself

    As many Nintendo fans from the N64 era already know, the foul-mouthed and filthy Conker's Bad Fur Day began life as a cutesy platformer before changing lanes and becoming an over-18-only affair full of innuendo, naughty words and wee. Plenty of titbits related the game have come to light over the years...

    • Rare
    • Nintendo 64
    • Retro
    • Conker
  • News Atlus Reveals Video Recording Guidelines For Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers

    No joking around

    One of the best ways to promote a video game to the masses nowadays is via live streams and video recordings. Not every company is necessarily a fan of this, though. In the past, we've seen developers like Arc System Works enforce streaming guidelines, in an attempt to reduce the number of spoilers, and now Atlus has shared its own...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Persona
    • Atlus
  • Feature Warface Producer On Switch Port Parity, Crossplay And The Element Of Surprise

    "We experimented with a lot of different launch tactics"

    One of the joys of Switch is the sheer variety of games available on the platform. The breadth of experiences across genres and the frequency of releases has made the last three years exciting ones for Switch owners, with many surprises popping up along the way. Earlier this week online...

    • Features
    • Interviews
    • Warface
  • News Warface Dev Sees The "Lack Of Online Shooters" On Switch As A Huge Opportunity

    "We know this market really well"

    Yesterday, we got a rather big surprise when My.Games released its popular free-to-play FPS Warface on the Switch. Interestingly, the game is actually the first Switch release to be powered by the CryEngine – or at least a heavily modified version of it. In a recent interview with GamesIndustry.biz, the company's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News Dangerous Driving 2 Brings Split-Screen Open World Exploration To Switch This Year

    Burnout fans, take note

    British indie studio Three Fields Entertainment has revealed that its upcoming arcade racer, Dangerous Driving 2, will be launching on Nintendo Switch in "Holiday 2020". The game, which is unsurprisingly a sequel to last year's Dangerous Driving, is described as "the arcade racer for everyone", with a driving gameplay style...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Halo Infinite Co-Developer To Launch Cinematic Platformer Stela On Switch Next Month

    Making its way from Xbox One

    The folks over at SkyBox Labs might be hard at work helping with development on the upcoming Halo Infinite, but they're also preparing to launch the studio's recent platformer, Stela, on Nintendo Switch. The game is described as a "cinematic platformer", telling the story of a young woman witnessing the final days of a...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Feast Your Eyes On The Official Japanese Zelda: Link's Awakening Soundtrack

    Be still our (last) beating heart!

    Over in the West we don't tend to enjoy as many video game soundtrack releases as lucky Japanese gamers do, although there's always the option to import something particularly special. Well, a candidate has just turned up for pre-order in the form of the absolutely love OST set for The Legend of Zelda: Link's...

    • The Legend of Zelda
    • Links Awakening
    • Japan
    • Soundtrack
  • News Get Deck-Building In One Step From Eden, A Roguelike Real-Time Hybrid Arriving In March

    Would you Adam and Eve it?

    If you're a fan of deck-builders, roguelikes, real-time strategy or bullet hell action, there's a game for you on its way to Switch soon. Going by the name of One Step From Eden, it looks to combine strategy with frantic real-time action and it's dropping on Switch eShop on 26th March. Ticking off genre buzzwords like a...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News King Lucas Is A Platformer Inspired By Retro Classics, And It's Out On Switch This Week

    With more than 1,000 rooms to explore

    Launching later this week on Nintendo Switch is King Lucas, a cartoony platformer inspired by the gameplay of 8 and 16-bit classics. Said to also feature "touches of adventure and Metroidvania", the game has players fulfiling missions ordered by King Lucas and the curious inhabitants of Sausan’s castle...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Cyberpunk Action Platformer Aeon Drive Revealed For 'PC and Consoles'

    Pixel art = Switch release, no?

    Dutch developer 2Awesome Studio has lifted the lid on an upcoming 2D platformer by the name of Aeon Drive. Revealed in an 'alpha' state in the trailer above, the game hasn't been confirmed for Switch just yet but its predecessor Dimension Drive released on Nintendo's console back in 2017 and given the game's pixel...

    • Upcoming Releases
  • Review Brief Battles - A Well-Designed Pair, Though You'll Have To Share

    Choose Your Underwearriors!

    Juicy Cupcakes' Brief Battles sees you and up to three pals go head to head in a variety of butt-based competitive and co-op duels using powers gleaned from magical pairs of pants. You'll bound around its arenas, clinging to walls and ceilings, jumping through portals, fending off all manner of weird alien beasties and...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Brief Battles
  • News Switch Is Getting A New Relaxing Puzzler Tomorrow, And It Only Costs $2

    'Lines XL'

    If you're in the market for a new, relaxing puzzle game, Lines XL might just be the ideal solution. The game's launching on Switch tomorrow, 20th February, offering up 500 brain-teasing Numberlink puzzles to keep you busy. You have to find paths to connect numbered tiles in a grid, and the whole thing has a nice, colourful, relaxing vibe...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Captain Tsubasa: Rise Of New Champions Story Mode Details Revealed Alongside New Trailer

    "Epic matches" await

    A brand new trailer has been released for the upcoming soccer anime title Captain Tsubasa: Rise Of New Champions, set to launch on Nintendo Switch later this year. It gives us our first proper look at the game's story mode, which is especially helpful for those who aren't familiar with the manga the game is based upon. You can...

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    In January, we found out Game Freak's Little Town Hero would be receiving a physical release on the Nintendo Switch this spring. Now, it's been confirmed the 'Big Idea Edition' will launch on 2nd June in North America, on 5th June in Europe, and on 12th June in Oceania. That's not all, though. As part of...

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