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  • News Deadly Dozen Reloaded Squads Up On Switch This Spring

    Tackle dangerous missions in WW2

    This generation has seen a steady run of retro games getting spruced up for remasters, and another is on the way this Spring on Switch. This time around Deadly Dozen Reloaded is delivering an updated take on a 2001 tactical shooter in which you lead a group of 4 soldiers through tough encounters in WW2. Previously a...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Grand Theft Auto Trilogy's Physical Edition On Switch Launches Next Month

    Nintendo locks in a date

    Nintendo has revealed that the physical edition of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition for Switch will hit retail stores on 11th February. The news was shared today with fans on social media, with tweets confirming the release date and giving us a good look at the official box art. The 11th February date...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Grand Theft Auto
  • News This Modular Switch Case Looks Like It Belongs In Mobile Suit Gundam

    Extra battery! Bluetooth Audio! TV-out!

    Accessory maker Plenbo has taken to Kickstarter to secure funding for the G-Case, an "All-In-One" case solution for the Nintendo Switch and Switch OLED model. The case really does seem to have it all; not only does it provide protection for your console when you're on the move, it also comes with modular...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
    • Kickstarter
  • News Sturmwind EX Is Getting A Physical Release On Switch

    Standard edition also available

    Originally released on the Sega Dreamcast back in 2013, Sturmwind EX has since seen a digital release on the Switch eShop – and now, thanks to publisher Pix'n Love, it's getting a physical version that comes with loads of goodies. The limited edition – of which only 2000 copies will be made – comes in a special...

    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Underworld Dreams Brings Old School Psychological Horror To Switch Soon

    A console exclusive, too

    It was way back in the more innocent times of late 2019 that we wrote about Underworld Dreams, a Lovecraftian psychological horror game coming to Switch. Developer Drop of Pixel had initial plans to release in 2020, but instead the project has had an extended development and picked up a publisher with Skystone Games in early...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Pokémon Legends: Arceus Is 'Exhilarating' And At Times 'Surprisingly Difficult' According To Japanese Media

    The early signs are promising

    With just a week left to go before Pokémon Legends: Arceus launches on Nintendo Switch, Japanese media have had the opportunity to go hands-on with the game. We'll still have to wait a little while before full reviews are shared online, but these early impressions are certainly sounding promising. Famitsu highlighted...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Piplup Distribution Announced For Pokémon Legends: Arceus And Diamond/Pearl Remakes In Japan

    Will it come to the west?

    Japanese fans will soon be treated to a new Pokémon distribution following the upcoming launch of Pokémon Legends: Arceus on Nintendo Switch. The special Pokémon in question is Piplup, with owners of both the new Legends: Arceus game and Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl being offered the chance to claim one...

    • Pokemon
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Japan
  • News Xbox Boss "Trusts" Nintendo To Not Do Anything That Would Harm The Games Industry

    ...after Microsoft gobbled up Activision for $70 billion

    Unless you're been living under a rock for the past week, you'll be aware that the biggest news in gaming at present surrounds Microsoft's purchase of Activision Blizzard, the publisher of franchises like Call of Duty, Warcraft, Skylanders and Crash Bandicoot. The $68.7 billion acquisition...

    • Business
    • Industry
    • Xbox
  • News Tetris 99's Pokémon Legends: Arceus Crossover Event Is Now Live

    Unlock a special theme

    Update [Fri 21st Jan, 2022 07:00 GMT]: This event is now officially underway. You'll have until next week to unlock the special theme. Original story [Fri 7th Jan, 2022 03:30 GMT]: To celebrate the arrival of Pokémon Legends: Arceus on Nintendo Switch later this month, Tetris 99 will be hosting a special themed event in...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Here's A Look At Chocobo GP's Character Roster

    Start your engines on March 10th

    The Switch could really use with a new kart game, and luckily in March, Chocobo GP will be racing onto the hybrid system. This new racer includes a story mode, 64-player knock-out tournament, time attack and various other modes. Square Enix is also releasing a free-to-download version - allowing players who don't...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Final Fantasy
    • Video
  • News Banjo-Kazooie Is Available Now On Switch Online's Expansion Pack

    Rare's iconic duo return

    Update [Fri 21st Jan, 2022 01:45 GMT]: Banjo-Kazooie has now been added to NSO's N64 Expansion Pack service. Enjoy! Original article [Wed 19th Jan, 2022 01:30 GMT]: Xbox isn't the only one that has some exciting announcements to share this week. Nintendo (with the cooperation of Rare and Microsoft, we guess...) has just...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Switch eShop
    • Banjo-Kazooie
    • N64
  • News The Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask Is Being Added To Switch Online's Expansion Pack In February

    "Save Termina before it's met with a terrible fate"

    Nintendo's Switch Online Expansion Pack service has announced the next N64 for release for the month of February. It's The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, originally released in 2000. This game contains much darker themes than the previous Zelda entries and sees Link having to save the land of...

    • Zelda
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • N64
    • Nintendo
  • News Pokémon Unite Has Been Updated, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Trevenant joins the battle

    Pokémon Unite has received strong support since it arrived on the Nintendo Switch and mobile devices last July - with regular patches, updates, and even new Pokémon joining the battle. This week, for example, the Ghost and Grass-type pocket monster Trevenant joined the battle - a Pokémon first introduced during the...

    • Pokemon
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Mobile

YesterdayThu, 20th Jan 2022

  • News Nintendo Switch System Update 13.2.1 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Fancy some stability?

    It's now January 2022, and you know what that means, right? It's time for a Nintendo Switch update! With this in mind, Nintendo has rolled out its first system firmware update of the year. The official patch notes reveal some general system stability improvements. Here are the full details, courtesy of the Nintendo support...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Updates
    • Firmware
  • News Pokémon Legends: Arceus For Switch Has Now Been Datamined

    A week before the game's release

    We heard yesterday how copies of Pokémon Legends: Arceus were already out in the wild, and now it seems the floodgates have well and truly opened. Not only is footage all over websites like Twitter, Reddit, and ResetEra, but it seems the game has now also been datamined. There are a lot of images and videos...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Datamine
    • PSA
  • Video Here's A Graphics Comparison Of Banjo-Kazooie Running On Switch, Xbox And Nintendo 64

    The bear and bird are back!

    Banjo-Kazooie is being added to Nintendo's Switch Online 'Expansion Pack' service this week, and if you were wondering how it compares to past releases, YouTube channel GameXplain has uploaded a side-by-side comparison of the Xbox, Nintendo Switch and original Nintendo 64 version. Although there are fewer differences...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • N64
    • Video
  • Review Banjo-Kazooie - Peerless Platforming Perfection, And Now Available On Switch

    "Kazooie, we're home"

    This review originally went live in 2009, and we're updating and republishing it to mark the long-awaited return of Banjo-Kazooie to a Nintendo console, available as part of the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack N64 library. Back in the days of the N64’s prime, there was one firm that managed to stand out from the rest:...

    • Reviews
    • Retro
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Nintendo 64
    • Rare
  • News EGGLIA Rebirth, A Fantasy RPG From The Artists Behind Secret Of Mana, Comes To Switch Next Month

    Revamped with plenty of new content

    Fantasy RPG EGGLIA Rebirth will launch on Nintendo Switch on 10th February, it's been announced. The game is a new and improved Switch-specific version of EGGLIA: Legend of the Redcap, a smartphone RPG designed by Shinichi Kameoka and Koji Tsuda, the artists behind the Secret of Mana series' gorgeous art style...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Review Windjammers 2 - Sweaty, Strategic, And Better Than The Near Perfect Original

    We hope you like jammin' too

    Update: We've now managed to play some Windjammers 2's online since the game went live yesterday and, we're pleased to say, it all seems to be working fine and dandy on Nintendo Switch, with a solid connection maintained during matches which we were able to jump into instantly. Good news, as this one really is all about...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Random Nintendo Shows Switch Owners How To Delete Games, Uses Super Mario Bros. 35 As An Example

    "Never forget what they took from us"

    As you might recall, Nintendo released a "limited-time" battle royale title called Super Mario Bros. 35 on the Switch eShop in 2020. Although the game could still be active, the company decided to take it offline when Mario's anniversary celebrations ended. If it wasn't already hard enough for fans of this...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo
    • Japan
  • News First Activision, Now EA? FIFA Publisher Is Tipped For Takeover

    The Financial Times thinks EA is a target

    Microsoft has just splashed $70 billion to buy Activision Blizzard following its 2020 acquisition of Bethesda, which seems to suggest that we're entering a period of serious consolidation, the likes of which haven't been seen since the '90s. Given this backdrop,

    • Industry
    • EA
  • News Pokémon GO Disables Trading After Player Discovers Lucky Bug

    "Trading is currently unavailable as we investigate an issue"

    On January 19th, a Pokémon GO player posted on Pokémon GO subreddit "The Silph Road", showing off his latest discovery — he had traded 100 Pokémon with a friend and they all turned "Lucky". "Lucky" is a rare, but much-desired type of buff in the game, which has about a 5% chance of...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon GO
  • News Trevenant Is The Next Pokémon To Join Pokémon Unite

    Update: Available now!

    Update: Pokémon Unite's latest roster addition, Trevenant, is now available. If you decide to try it out in battle, make sure to let us know how you get on! Original Article (Thu 13th Jan, 2022 14:00 GMT): The Pokémon Company has revealed the next character set to join Pokémon Unite, and as you'll hopefully have figured...

    • Switch eShop
    • Pokemon
    • Mobile
    • Updates
  • News Devs Speak Out Against Crunch Culture At LEGO Star Wars Developer TT Games

    “It was a very soft-spoken blackmail"

    The upcoming LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga game has just received its release date of April 5th, delighting fans that have been waiting for news for a while now. After all, the game — which includes playable levels and scenarios from all nine films in the mainline Star Wars saga — has been delayed...

    • LEGO
    • Star Wars
    • Industry
  • News 'Wingman SNES' Allows You To Use 125 Different Wired And Wireless Controllers On Your NES And SNES

    With "high stability and low latency"

    Taiwanese accessory maker Brook has made a name for itself via its innovative 'Wingman' series of adapters, and the company's latest product will be of particular interest to Nintendo fans. The 'Wingman SNES' makes it possible for retro gamers to use modern controllers on their classic systems. The adapter will...

    • Retro
    • SNES
    • NES
    • Accessories
  • Gallery Here Are Some Gorgeous Images From Inside Nintendo's Old Headquarters

    Before it's reborn as a hotel

    Back in early 2020 it was announced that Nintendo's iconic previous headquarters in Kyoto would be converted into a hotel. Owned now by the Yamauchi family, it's the HQ from the period of Nintendo's extensive growth in selling playing cards, and was also its home as it started to explore moves into children's toys and...

    • Nintendo
    • History
    • Kyoto
  • Random Modders Combine Super Mario Sunshine And Galaxy To Make 'Super Mario Starshine'

    Wahoo

    Super Mario Sunshine gets a pretty bad rep these days, largely for its insistence that players have to clean up an entire island of gunk. The innovative FLUDD mechanics, which involve using water jets to upgrade Mario's platforming skills, were not for everyone — and they were sometimes pretty hard to use. Imagine a Super Mario Sunshine...

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    • Super Mario
    • Mods
  • News LRG Reveals 'River City Girls Zero' Physical Switch Release, Pre-Orders Begin January 28th

    Choose from a standard, classic and ultimate edition

    Last month, River City Girls Zero - a localisation of the 1994 Super Famicom title Shin Nekketsu Koha: Kunio-tachi no Banka - got delayed until "early 2022" to ensure it was the "best experience" possible when it did eventually arrive. In the latest update, physical specialist Limited Run Games...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Limited Run Games
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Launches April 5th

    Update: It's confirmed!

    Update (14:03 GMT): Well, that was quick. It has now been confirmed that LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will indeed launch on 5th April. A new extended gameplay trailer has been released (see above), confirming the date and showing fans what to expect when it launches. Original Article (Thu 20th Jan, 2022 13:55 GMT):...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Star Wars
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Grand Theft Auto Trilogy Has "Done Just Great" Despite Disastrous Launch

    According to Take-Two's CEO

    Last year, Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition arrived on Switch and other platforms in what Digital Foundry – and many others, let's be honest – described as "a big mess". Despite its troubled launch, however, the CEO of Take-Two, which is the parent company of GTA developer Rockstar, claims that...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Grand Theft Auto
  • News Switch eShop Confirms Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments For February

    Previously hinted by developer Frogwares

    Update: After some not-so-subtle clues back in December, a Switch eShop listing has confirmed that a Switch port of Frogwares' well-received detective adventure Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments is releasing on 3rd February. It'll set you back $29.99, although it's currently available for 15% off...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sherlock Holmes
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Pokémon-Like Monster Catcher 'Coromon' Launches On Switch In March

    With a built-in Nuzlocke mode

    The latest Pokémon-like battling for your attention is Coromon, a new monster-catching game that's launching on Switch on 31st March. From developer TRAGsoft and publisher Freedom Games, the game sees players setting off on an adventure as a young Coromon trainer. Journeying through the Kant– sorry, Velua region,...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Japanese Charts Mario Party Superstars Leads In Another Dominant Week For Nintendo

    Nintendo's home success continues

    Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for the week ending 16th January, revealing that Mario Party Superstars has once again taken top spot. The game sold a further 22,108 physical copies to stay in first place, with Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl shifting 19,129 copies between them to land in...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • Nintendo Download 20th January (North America)

    Windjammers 2! RPGolf Legends! Picross S7!

    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: RPGolf Legends (KEMCO, 20th Jan,...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • Random This Fan-Made Pokémon FPS Finally Lets You 'Shoot 'Em All'

    "Is this a great idea? Did we do it anyway? Of course!"

    The FPS genre is massively popular these days, as is the Pokémon franchise. So why not combine these two things? That's exactly what YouTuber and coder Dragon has done, thanks to the power of Unreal Engine. "Is this a great idea? Did we do it anyway? Of course," muses Dragon. However, before...

    • Random
    • Pokemon
  • News Wario And Waluigi Will Have A Battle For The Ages In Mario Kart Tour

    Wah!

    Mario Kart Tour keeps its players interested with a couple of updates each month, but it's next event is one that matters. Yes, it's going to be Team Wario vs Team Waluigi. If you're unfamiliar with the 'versus' aspect of Mario Kart Tour, it's really just a fun way to add some colour themes into the game and freshen up races. Two teams are...

    • Mario Kart Tour
    • Nintendo Mobile
  • News Pokémon Releases Incredible New Line Of Eevee Evolution Skateboards (North America)

    Nine boards to choose from

    The Pokémon Company has unveiled a new line of skateboard decks featuring the fan-favourite Eevee evolution line, and they're available to pick up as we speak. The latest collaboration between Pokémon and skateboard craftsman Bear Walker, these new limited-edition 29-inch skateboards come in nine different designs. You...

    • Pokemon
    • Merchandise
    • North America
  • News Microids Announces Plans For Not One, Not Two, But Three New Garfield Games

    Odie spin-off when?

    Microids has produced some solid games in recent years, and has also been busy with some family-friendly licensed titles. It's now confirmed there's more to come with an agreement to produce three new Garfield games. More will be revealed in time, but we'd be surprised if this family-friendly IP skipped Nintendo hardware. Alain...

    • Garfield
  • News Super Rare Launches Publishing Label, 'Super Rare Originals', With Five New Games

    A new indie publisher enters the fray

    Super Rare Games has just announced that they will be starting up their very own in-house digital publishing label, Super Rare Originals, to sit alongside their existing physical game publishing business. "Super Rare Games is historically best known for our line-up of physical Switch games, which we release one...

    • Indie
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Rocket League Partners With Grimes For 'Neon Nights' In-Game Event

    Yes, that Grimes

    The latest in-game event for Rocket League will be called "Neon Nights", featuring music and cosmetics themed around the singer Grimes, who is perhaps best known for her song "Oblivion" and her relationship and child with tech entrepreneur Elon Musk. In anticipation of her new album, BOOK 1, and its single "Shinigami Eyes", the...

    • Updates
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Music
  • News Aardman Animations Working On 3D Action-Adventure Open-World Game

    Aaction-Aadventure

    Aardman Animations, the UK-based studio behind Wallace and Gromit, appears to be making big moves towards developing their new game, following their 2020 deal with Bandai Namco to create a new IP. As spotted by TechRadar, several new job listings on the company's website have gi

    • Business
  • News Megaquarium’s 'Freshwater Frenzy' DLC Console Launch Has Been Delayed

    "We are working hard to fix this"

    Update: The Freshwater Frenzy DLC console launch has been pushed back and will now launch on 1st March. Here's a statement from the team: "We wanted to reach out to let you know that we are moving the release date of Megaquarium Freshwater Frenzy to 1st March 2022. We wanted to give you more information and to be...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • DLC
  • News Castle Morihisa Is A Roguelike Deckbuilder About Samurais And Ninjas, Coming To Switch Soon

    We'll samurais it for you

    Whether you love or hate roguelike deckbuilders, you're going to have to get used to them being around. Between games like Slay The Spire, Hand of Fate, Inscryption and Dicey Dungeons, games that combine strategy card games and dungeon-crawling are the hottest place to be right now. This latest one, Castle Morihisa, is...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Railway Empire Adds Its Japan DLC To Switch Today

    Just a little late pulling into the station

    Railway Empire has been out on Switch for a good while, allowing us to design, plan and build railway networks while on a train. That's immersion, right there. The core package offers quite a bit of content, such as the main North American campaign and a range of previous DLCs - the Switch already has 5...

    • Switch eShop
    • DLC
  • Gallery This Super-Deformed Dark Souls 'Great Grey Wolf Sif' Statue Is Utterly Adorable

    Woof

    While we already have a few Zelda-related products from First 4 Figures in our office, we've just welcomed a statue from Dark Souls – but, unlike FromSoftware's famously brutal series, this particular product is as cute as t

    • Gallery
    • First 4 Figures
    • Dark Souls
  • News Gorgeous Hand-Painted Graphic Novel 'End Of Lines' Comes To Switch This Year

    Painterly post-apocalypse

    From the developers of 2018's Seers Isle and 2020's Across The Grooves comes a brand-new game about a future after climate change gets past the point of no return. Told as an interactive graphic novel, End of Lines follows a family at the end of the 21st century, as the player tries to help them to manage their supplies in...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Indie
  • News Cotton Fantasy Delayed Until Spring On Switch

    Light-hearted shooter's release date pushed back in West

    ININ Games has announced a delay to the release of its upcoming shoot 'em up, Cotton Fantasy. The game, which landed in Japan on December 23rd of last year as Cotton Rock 'n' Roll, was expected to arrive in the West in the early part of 2022 for Switch gamers, but will now not see a release...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Reality-Hopping Puzzle-Platformer 'What Lies In The Multiverse' Comes To Switch This March

    This "multiverse" is so hot right now

    Comedy dimension-shifting puzzle-platformer What Lies In The Multiverse has a release date: March 4th, 2022, across all platforms. What Lies in the Multiverse is a game about worlds turned inside out. Harness the power of parallel universes to alter reality in mid-air, turning pitfalls into bridges, walls into...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Indie

Wednesday19th Jan 2022

  • News Uh-Oh! Pokémon Legends: Arceus Appears To Have Leaked A Week Early

    Story details have supposedly been shared online

    If you're looking forward to Pokémon Legends: Arceus and want to avoid any spoilers, you might want to stay away from social media for the next week. It appears some trainers may have already got their hands on the anticipated release - with screenshots and information about the new title now...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Pokemon
  • News Surprise! Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel Is Now Available On The Switch eShop

    The free-to-play card game has arrived

    Well, here's some exciting news we certainly weren't expecting today. Konami has released its new free-to-play card game, Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel on all platforms including the Nintendo Switch. Yes, it's time to duel! Konami yesterday teased it had one more surprise, and it seems this is it - the launch of this...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Zelda-Inspired Adventure 'Airoheart' Could Be A Treat For Fans Of A Link To The Past

    One to keep an eye on

    If you consider yourself a fan of classic Legend of Zelda titles and want to jump into something new yet familiar, you might want to keep an eye on Airoheart. From Australian developer Pixel Heart Studio, Airoheart is a top-down, story-based puzzle-platformer featuring real-time combat and very strong A Link to the Past vibes...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Kickstarter
  • News Kingdom Hearts Cloud Collection Arrives On Switch In February, Pricing Revealed

    Update: UK pricing also shared

    Update: We now have UK pricing for the Kingdom Hearts Integrum Masterpiece collection, as well as the standalone Kingdom Hearts releases (thanks, Eurogamer). The big bundle containing all three packages will cost £80 in the UK, although this can be picked up for £64 i

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Kingdom Hearts
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Talking Point Don't Worry, Microsoft Probably Isn't Going To Buy Nintendo - Here's Why

    It's not just about money

    With this week's unprecedented news that Microsoft is kickstarting the process to acquire Activision Blizzard for a little under $70 Billion, there's been a lot of talk about what the company could do next. The likelihood is not very much for the next 12-18 months; like with the Bethesda deal the process will have...

    • Nintendo
    • Microsoft
    • Features
    • Talking Point
  • News Nintendo's Giving Away A Set Of Awesome N64 Posters (Europe)

    Just pay shipping!

    It might not have reached Club Nintendo levels of awesomeness just yet, but the current My Nintendo reward service is certainly starting to change for the better with some very tempting physical goodies. The latest addition to the party is this set of Nintendo 64 posters depicting three of the system's best games. The Legend of...

    • Nintendo 64
    • My Nintendo
    • Europe
  • News Dying Light 2 Release Delayed Again On Switch, New Date "Within 6 Months"

    Delaying Light

    Dying Light 2: Stay Human has been pushed back from its original February 4th release date to an unknown future date "within 6 months" of the initial intended release. All other platforms will get the game as planned on February 4th. Although no real reason has been given, other than " fans with the gaming experience at the level...

    • Delays
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Dying Light
  • Review Megaton Musashi - Level-5's Import-Only Mecha Monster Deserves A Localisation

    Domo arigatou, Mr. Roboto

    It’s been a while since renowned Japanese developer Level-5 launched an IP that didn’t come complete with accompanying merchandise lines, manga, and anime to complement its latest game property. Professor Layton, Ni No Kuni, Inazuma Eleven, Snack World, and of course,

    • Reviews
  • News Bobby Kotick Considered Buying Game Websites To "Change The Public Narrative" Around Activision

    No news is good news?

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick was considering the purchase of gaming sites Kotaku and PC Gamer in order to "change the public narrative" around his company. Activision has been at the centre of allegations regarding workplace cultu

    • Activision
    • Bobby Kotick
    • Industry
  • Video Here's A First-Person Look At Pokémon Legends: Arceus In 'Hisui 360° View'

    It's almost like VR without the headset

    To promote the open areas in the upcoming release Pokémon Legends: Arceus, The Pokémon Company has released a new interactive 360° YouTube video - showing off the Hisui region through the eyes of the trainer, as they travel across the land (and sea) on the back of various modes of Pokémon transport. It's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Video
  • Deals Switch OLED Just Dropped In Price - But You'll Have To Be Quick (UK)

    Down to £300

    Waiting for the Nintendo Switch OLED to get a little cheaper before you spend your hard-earned coins on it? Now might be your chance, as it's dropped to just under £300 at UK online game store The Game Collection. This deal is not without its caveats — it's only available "while stocks last", and only until the stroke of midnight...

    • Switch OLED
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Deals
    • UK
  • Feature Someone Did An AGDQ Speedrun Of Legendarily Awful CD-i Game, Zelda's Adventure. Why?!

    "Radical dude, totally!"

    Speedrunner Douggernaught almost exclusively plays bad games. With world records in Ripened: Tingle's Balloon Trip of Love (the Japan-only sequel to Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland) and legendarily awful CD-i game, Zelda's Adventure, Doug's self-described hobby is "Bad Games Fast". Awesome Games Done Quick is an...

    • Features
    • Zelda
    • CD-i
    • AGDQ
  • News Monster Hunter Rise Has A Collab With Universal Studios Japan, As Sunbreak Teases Continue

    "Kingdom Creatures" is your clue

    Monster Hunter Rise is a game that keeps giving, with Capcom still rolling out regular free updates in the runup to the Summer's major expansion, Sunbreak. Updates on both fronts have arrived over the past 24 hours, including some particularly snazzy armor sets. First up, on 21st January we'll get the Universal...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Monster Hunter
    • DLC
  • News Activision Blizzard Boss To Leave When Xbox Deal Is Done, Report Claims

    Bye bye, Bobby

    In case you somehow missed it, Microsoft is acquiring Activision Blizzard for around $70 billion. One question that everyone is still asking though, is what's going to happen to Bobby Kotick, the CEO of the Call of Duty and Warcraft giant? According to a story over on The Wall Street Journal (paywall), Kotick is expected to be shown...

    • Activision Blizzard
    • Industry
  • News Kinduo Is A $5 Co-Op Platformer Launching On Switch This Week

    Or play in single-player

    Ratalaika Games and developer Nibb Games have announced that Kinduo, a co-op puzzle platformer, will be launching on Switch later this week. The game has players taking on the roles of two elemental protagonists who must work together to overcome a variety of obstacles. Using each character's individual skills, you'll be...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Retro-Style 2D Platformer Jack 'N' Hat Leaps Onto Switch This Week

    Can you unlock the secret levels?

    Looking for a new platformer to check out on Switch? Well, perhaps Jack 'n' Hat, launching this Friday, can scratch the itch. From 2Awesome Studio, the game is a retro-inspired 2D platformer where players take on the role of Jack, a "jack-of-all-trades" repairman on a quest to save princess Riri from the...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Terraria Is The Next Free Trial For Nintendo Switch Online Users (Europe)

    And now's the perfect time to play

    Nintendo Switch Online subscribers will soon be able to play Terraria for free for a limited time thanks to the latest Game Trial headed to Europe. If you're unaware, Switch Online's Game Trials are week-long events that let subscribers download and play a full game at no extra cost with no restrictions. Terraria...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Europe
  • News WRC 10 Power Slides Onto Switch In March

    "A tribute to 50 years of rallying"

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  • News 'Hoa' And 'Ever Forward' Are Getting Physical Releases On Switch This Year (Europe)

    Thanks to Numskull Games

    Numskull Games has announced that it is releasing physical versions of publisher PM Studios' Hoa and Ever Forward this year. Skrollcat Studio's Hoa will be available for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 and 5 from 11th March 2022, priced at £34.99 / €39.99. Developed by Pathea Games, Ever Forward will be available for...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Europe
  • News Backbone Will Tell The Story Of A Raccoon's Existential Crisis On Switch

    A rather strange detective story

    We're starting to see some intriguing eShop announcements for the next few weeks and another to join the ranks is Backbone, developed by EggNut and published by Raw Fury; as you can see in the trailer above it hits Switch on 9th February. It's a mature narrative adventure with a dystopian setting; you can see some...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Songs Of Glimmerwick Is The Next Game From The Makers of Eastshade

    It's a kind of magic

    For no reason in particular (ahem), a lot of us have been searching for a new world of magic over these past few years. Luckily for us, there's Witchbrook, and Wytchwood, and Ikenfell, and no shortage of other learn-how-to-do-witchcraft games; now, from the creators of gorgeous painting game Eastshade, there's Songs of...

    • Nintendo Switch
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    • Indie
  • News Ghostrunner 'Project_Hel' DLC Delayed To March

    "Ensuring the health & safety of our team"

    The upcoming Project_Hel DLC for cyberpunk parkour game Ghostrunner was meant to come out on January 27th. Today, the team announced that it would need to be delayed to March 3rd, owing to the need to focus on the "health and safety" of the team, and making "worthwhile improvements". Although we can only...

    • Delays
    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News Intriguing Narrative Adventure 'The Last Worker' Gets A New Trailer

    Still due for release this year

    The Last Worker has been on our radar since last year, an intriguing narrative adventure that was shortlisted at the Venice Film Festival and used the occasion to reveal a high-profile cast. Though a dystopian setting in some some of warehouse was clear in initial materials, a lot of it has remained a mystery. A new...

    • Switch eShop
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