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TodayThu, 7th Jul 2022

  • Nintendo Download 7th July (North America)

    Klonoa! Time on Frog Island! FIST: Forged In Shadow Torch!

    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: KLONOA Phantasy...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • Nintendo Download 7th July (Europe)

    AI: The Somnium Files! Yurukill! Railways!

    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: AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES -...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News LEGO Confirms Rumours With New 18+ Bowser Set, Which You Can Actually Fight

    So long, LEGO Bowser

    Back in April, we reported on a rumour that there was an upcoming 18+ Super Mario LEGO set that would be "the biggest yet", with a total of 2,807 pieces — almost 800 more than the NES, and 150 more than the Question Mark Block set. That rumour

    • LEGO
    • Super Mario
    • Nintendo
    • Bowser
  • Hands On Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Is A Heck Of An Emotional Ride So Far

    Fight to live, live to fight

    With just a few more weeks to go now until the release of Xenoblade Chronicles 3, we've been busy getting to grips with the latest entry in Monolith Soft's epic action-RPG series and, you may be relieved to hear, it's more than living up to our lofty expectations so far. Xenoblade Chronicles 3 introduces us to Aionios,...

    • Hands On
    • Features
    • Preview
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News NPD Group Predicts Switch Will Sell Most Units In North America In 2022

    Game spending to drop almost 9%

    The first few months of 2022 have seen the video game industry struggle with sales, with a drop in figures month-on-month. Now the NPD Group has officially reported that this trend looks to continue, although there's some good news for Nintendo in the midst of this. NPD analyst Mat Piscatella predicts that the Switch...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Industry
    • North America
  • News Beekeeping Sim APICO Gets Brand New Trailer To Celebrate Switch Launch

    Keeper of the bees

    APICO is out today, bringing beekeeping, honey-making, hive-swapping goodness to the Nintendo Switch. In celebration of the news, we've got an exclusive early sneak peek at the trailer so you can bee ready. The game combines resource gathering, biology, and mini-games that are all inspired by real bee facts, teaching you how to...

    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
    • Bees
    • Indie
  • News Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series DLC Set Lets Klonoa Wear A Giant Pac-Man Head

    Plus other Bandai Namco hats!

    Tomorrow, the wait to travel through dreams is finally over. Bandai Namco's Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series launches on the Switch after a near-14-year wait for the cabbit's (cat rabbit? We won't stop trying to figure this out) return. And it looks like we're getting some lovely, nostalgic DLC which harkens back to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Bandai Namco
    • Japan
  • News Kazuki Takahashi, The Creator Of Yu-Gi-Oh!, Has Died

    Celebrated manga artist was 60

    Kazuki Takahashi, the Japanese manga artist known for creating the wildly successful Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, has sadly died. As reported by Japanese public broadcaster NHK, Takahashi was found in the ocean 300 metres off the coast of Nago City, Okinawa. He was discovered wearing snorkelling equipment and the Police and...

    • Industry
    • Yu-Gi-Oh
    • Deaths
  • Random You've Never Seen An OG Game Boy Quite Like This One

    It's stunning and we want it

    The humble Game Boy is no stranger to the modding scene. We've seen plenty of incredible creations over the years, including a bizarre GBA / Tiger Electronics hybrid, along with a whole bunch of incredible custom designs by just one person. This new one might be one of the coolest creations we've seen yet,

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    • Game Boy
    • Mod
  • Guide Where To Buy The Splatoon 3 Nintendo Switch OLED Model Console And Pro Controller

    First pre-orders go live in the UK

    Nintendo has unveiled a special Splatoon 3-themed Switch OLED console that looks perfect for fans of the series – and anyone who just wants to add a seriously cool Switch to their collection. The special edition console launches on August 26th 2022, with a gorgeous new Splatoon 3 Pro Controller and carry case...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 3
    • Pre Orders
  • News Nintendo Switch Sales See 24% Increase In June In The UK

    And sales are steadily increasing

    It's good news for hardware sales in the UK for Nintendo for June. After a few quiet months in hardware and game sales, Nintendo has seen a bit of a boost — as have Sony and Microsoft. Switch hardware sales have increased by 24% on the previous month, gameindustry.biz's Chris Dring shared on Twitter. The Xbox...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Industry
    • UK
  • News Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram From Hibernia Barrels Onto Switch This Fall

    That's a heavy one

    Publisher Microids has announced Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram From Hibernia, a new action adventure title in the 'XXL' series starring history's favourite Gaulish Warriors. The game will be a top-down adventure filled with exploration, puzzles, and plenty of chaotic brawls to dive into. For the first time in the franchise's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Made In Abyss RPG Gets New Trailer Showing New Systems And Ending Song

    Update: See 'Deep in Abyss' in action!

    Update [Thu 7th Jul, 2022 09:40 BST]: Spike Chunsoft has now released a brand new trailer showcasing all of the systems coming to the Made in Abyss RPG. The beloved anime show has just returned for its second season, and it seems like the publisher is jumping on the buzz — and we don't blame them! Singer...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Anime
  • News Intellivision Amico Trademark Is Live Once Again

    Update: Console still apparently in development

    Update: Thu 7th Jul 2022 09:15 BST: The trademark for the Intellivision Amico is once again live on the United States Patent and Trademark Office website. It looks like rather than request a further extension on the existing trademark, Intellivision has instead opted to file for a brand new one as of...

    • Intellivision
    • Amico
    • Hardware
  • News The Karate Kid TV Series Cobra Kai Is Getting A Second Video Game

    "Cobra Kai never dies!"

    QUIET! Right, now that we've got your attention - publisher GameMill Entertainment and developer Flux Games have today announced a second Cobra Kai video game for Switch and multiple other platforms. Cobra Kai 2: Dojos Rising follows the 2020 beat 'em up release Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues and will be released...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Bandai Namco Shares Klonoa Launch Trailer & Time Attack Gameplay

    Klonoa is back!

    After a number of trademarks, Klonoa makes a return across multiple platforms this week in KLONOA Phantasy Reverie Series. This new collection features remasters of KLONOA: Door to Phantomile and Klonoa 2: Lunatea’s Veil. As part of the game's launch, Bandai Namco has shared not one but two trailers on its official YouTube...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Bandai Namco
  • News Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Celebrates 2 Million Units Shipped With Free Item Packs

    Team now "hard at work on the first Title Update"

    Earlier this week, Capcom announced it the Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak had already surpassed 2 million units worldwide. In the same sales update, it revealed the base game had shipped over 10 million units worldwide since its release. To celebrate this milestone, the Japanese company has now...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Monster Hunter
    • Capcom
    • DLC
  • News Final Vendetta Dev Considering "Free DLC" And Even A Sequel

    "We certainly have a load of ideas"

    If you enjoyed the recent Switch eShop beat 'em up release Final Vendetta, and were left wanting more - you might be in luck. During a recent interview with the gaming website Co-Optimis, the game's developer Mike Tucker mentioned how he was open to perhaps offering some "free DLC" and even had loads of ideas...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Video 10 Exciting New Games Coming To Nintendo Switch In July 2022

    Xenoblade 3, Klonoa, Live A Live and more!

    We've made it to July and in terms of video game releases, it's as busy as last month. Kicking off the fun on July 8th is the return of Klonoa. Further, into the month, Square Enix releases Live A Live - a game that has a demo available for it right now. The remainder of July is then stacked with titles...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases

YesterdayWed, 6th Jul 2022

  • News Rejoice, The Wii Shop Channel And DSi Shop Are Finally Back Up

    After months of being down

    Yes, your eyes aren't deceiving you — the Wii Shop Channel and DSi shop are finally accessible again after the two were suffering outages for months. The stores were first reported as offline back in March. Then, in May, GameXplain reached out to Nintendo, who stated that it had "nothing to announce", but thanks to

    • Nintendo
    • Wii
    • DS
  • News Nintendo Teams Up With Cold Stone To Create Kirby, Mario, And Animal Crossing Ice Creams

    I scream, you scream

    Everyone wants to eat Kirby. He looks delicious. And now, you sort of can, alongside Mario and Animal Crossing, because Nintendo and US ice cream chain Cold Stone Creamery have teamed up to decide, once and for all, what Kirby actually tastes like. Here are the three new ice cream flavours: 🍨 The Mighty Pink Puff is a...

    • Food
  • News Nintendo Reveals A New And Colourful Splatoon 3 Switch OLED

    Plus a blue and yellow Pro Controller

    Nintendo has just unveiled a brand new Switch OLED with a shiny lick of paint! The new Splatoon 3-themed Switch OLED features some gorgeous-looking Joy-Cons with gradient colourations and splats of paint all over them. The dock itself also has a lovely dollop of sunny yellow paint on it complete with all of the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon
    • Hardware
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News 'Dreamed Away' Is An Emotional RPG With EarthBound's Style And Spirited Away's Charm

    Cosy AND unsettling

    Dreamed Away is a lovely-looking pixel-art RPG being published by Pineapple Works, and it's coming to Switch late next year. This game looks warm and cosy on the surface, but underneath its guise hides a mystical, unsettling vibe that's akin to Studio Ghibli's Spirited Away. Developed by solo developer Nicolas Petton, who was...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Nintendo Sets Switch Trailers To Private, But It's "Most Likely Nothing"

    Former Nintendo employee chimes in

    A Nintendo fan on the Famicom Boards has discovered the Switch OLED reveal trailers for North America and Japan were recently set to private on the company's official YouTube channels. It's seemingly been enough to fuel a new round of "Switch Pro" rumours - with some anticipating...or at least hoping for a big...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch OLED
    • Nintendo
    • US
    • Japan
  • Hands On 'Live A Live' Gives A Unique 16-Bit RPG A Gorgeous New Lease Of Life

    We're LIVE from the past, present, and future

    If you have any interest in Super Nintendo RPGs, then you’ve likely heard of Live A Live. Released in 1994 for the Super Famicom in Japan, it came out during what many claim is Square Enix's — then known as Square, or Squaresoft in the West — 'Golden Era', launching just under a year after Secret...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Hands On
    • Features
    • Previews
  • News Fall Guys Gets An Update, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Includes improved vibration on Switch

    In case you missed it last month, Fall Guys is on Switch now in its updated free-to-play form — and it's good! But that doesn't mean it couldn't be better, and as a service game it's subject to regular updates that come with — you guessed it — big ol' lists of patch notes. As posted on Twitter, the July...

    • Switch eShop
    • Fall Guys
    • Updates
  • Review Zero Tolerance Collection - A Significant 16-Bit FPS That's Hard To Take These Days

    Virtual neutrality

    Thanks to ray casting, an early form of graphics processing that allowed the rendering of a 2D map as a pseudo-3D environment, Zero Tolerance, a true First-Person Shooter, arrived on Sega’s Mega Drive in 1994. What makes Zero Tolerance Collection significant — particularly for fans of the original — is its boast of...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Mega Drive
    • Genesis
    • Retro
  • News Suda51 And James Gunn Aren't Involved With The 'Lollipop Chainsaw' Remake

    Update: "Grasshopper Manufacture has nothing to do with development"

    Update [Wed 6th Jul, 2022 09:00 BST]: Both Suda51 and James Gunn have taken to Twitter to clarify that neither of them has any involvement with this remake project. Suda's company, Grasshopper Manufacture, also has "nothing to do with development". Answering a follow-up tweet,...

    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The DioField Chronicle Launches Worldwide This September, Pre-Orders Live

    Update: Western release is confirmed

    Update [Wed 6th Jul, 2022 17:35 BST]: Square Enix has now confirmed that The DioField Chronicle will be launching in the west on the same day as it is in Japan, 22nd September. The publisher has also opened up pre-orders for physical copies of the game on its website. The standard Switch version will cost...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Demos
    • Japan
  • News Nintendo Supply Chain Disruptions See Switch Sales Fall By 33% In Japan

    Procuring parts has been a struggle

    Nintendo is reportedly experiencing supply chain disruptions in Japan again. According to a new report from Nikkei, the company is currently experiencing a "frustrating" sales slowdown - shifting 33% fewer units in April - June compared to a year ago. Famitsu data reveals Switch unit sales totaled around 840,000...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Japan
    • Sales
  • News Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion To Get A New Menu-Based Battle System

    Other changes incoming for the remaster

    Square Enix's PSP prequel to the PlayStation smash Final Fantasy VII was recently announced to be getting a remaster during FFVII's 25th-anniversary stream. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion is the first time that Zack Fair's tale has been available outside of Sony's handheld, and it's also coming to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Final Fantasy
    • Square Enix
  • Back Page Making The Perfect Nintendo Frankenconsole

    Sum of its parts

    In the magazine business, the Back Page is where you'd find all the weird goofs that we couldn't fit in anywhere else. Some may call it "filler"; we prefer "a whole page to make terrible jokes that are tangentially related to the content of the mag". We don't have (paper) pages on the internet, but we still love terrible jokes —...

    • Back Page
    • Features
  • News Creator Of Philips CD-i Game 'Hotel Mario' Talks Getting Approval From Nintendo

    "They were pleased as far as I knew"

    The Philips CD-i is one of the rare consoles that has the distinction of having played host to a few officially licensed Nintendo games. And not just any old Nintendo licenses, either, but Zelda and Mario. The latter of the two only got one game on the system — Hotel Mario, which is often considered one of the...

    • Super Mario
    • Retro
    • CD-i
  • News Danny Phantom, Rocko, And More Nickelodeon Favourites Join 'Smite' In New Crossover

    "Wait, you're not Dib!"

    The Godly free-to-play MOBA Smite has just revealed its next crossover event coming later this month, and it might just be one of the most unexpected ones yet. Nintendo Everything reports that coming this July to the MOBA are Nickelodeon favourites Rocko, Danny Phantom, Invader Zim, Jenny (or XJ9), and Powdered Toastman...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Microsoft Renews Trademark For Rare's Classic N64 Game Blast Corps

    Viva Piñata, too

    Video game trademark renewals are always happening, and while they don't necessarily mean something is on the horizon, they do tend to create some excitement whenever it's a classic game or series we haven't heard about for some time. The latest ones, as highlighted by Game Rant, are tied to iconic British developer Rare - owned...

    • Rare
    • N64
    • Nintendo 64
    • Industry
    • Trademarks
  • News Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Is The Next Switch Online Trial

    Update: Confirmed for US and Europe

    Update [Wed 6th Jul, 2022 02:15 BST]: Nintendo has now confirmed Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle will be the next free trial game for North America. It's available to Switch Online subscribers at no additional cost from now until 12th July. Enjoy! Original article [Tue 5th Jul, 2022 04:30 BST]: Mario + Rabbids...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Switch eShop
    • Ubisoft
    • Super Mario
  • News Nostalgic N64-Inspired Platformer 'Frogun' Leaps Onto Switch In August

    Low-poly, with the soul of the 90s

    We need more frog-influenced platformers in our lives, right? Well, Frogun might just have us covered then. Even if you aren't controlling an actual frog... Today, developer Molegato and publisher Top Hat Studios announced that this nostalgic 90s-style platformer will be launching on the Switch on 2nd August. The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News NBA 2K23's Cover Star Is Michael Jordan, Scores September Release On Switch

    There's a Michael Jordan Edition, too

    Can you have too much Michael Jordan in your life if you're a basketball fan? 2K don't think so! Yesterday, the sports game publisher announced a release date for the next NBA title, NBA 2K23, and it's exactly when you think it is — September! On 9th September, you'll be able to shoot as many hoops as you...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News KURSK, A Docu-Game About The Nuclear Submarine Disaster, Is Coming To Switch

    "The first ever proper documentary game"

    First released elsewhere in 2018, Kursk, a game described by its makers as "the first ever proper documentary game", is coming to Switch on 14th July. Exploring the tragic real-life story of the Russian submarine which sank in August 2000, the game casts you as a spy that finds his way onto the ill-fated sub...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Delves Into Unique Monsters, Ouroboros, And Colonies

    Even more to chew on...

    The Xenoblade Chronicles 3 news isn't dying down anytime soon! And, at the time of writing this, we're only 23 days away from the release of the upcoming JRPG. The official Japanese Twitter account has been sharing more tidbits from the game, both new and returning from previous entries. And, as always, Perfectly Nintendo...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Xenoblade
    • Xenoblade Chronicles 3
  • News Fall Guys Reaches 50 Million Players In Two Weeks Since Going Free-To-Play

    A number worth falling for

    Fall Guys went free-to-play just over two weeks ago when it finally debuted on Switch in June. Mediatonic's colourful multiplayer game has already hit a milestone of 20 million players within 48 hours, and those numbers have more than doubled since then. Mediatonic celebrated with a rather bright and bean-y visual of a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fall Guys
    • Switch eShop
  • News Type-Moon's 'Witch On The Holy Night' Receives Western Release In December

    Type-Moons first localised visual novel

    Developer Type-Moon, known for the Tsukihime series (which includes the fighting game series Melty Blood) and the Fate series, has never really cracked the Western market with its visual novels. While beloved worldwide by genre fans, the developer's VN output has never been localised. Which makes this...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Ubisoft Forward Returns September 10th, Expect News, Gameplay, Reveals & More

    Save the date

    It's that time of year where video game companies normally host their own 'Direct-like' presentations - revealing new and upcoming projects. The French publisher and developer Ubisoft announced last month it wouldn't be hosting its usual E3-style presentation in June and would wait until "later this year". Now, in an update, it's been...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Ubisoft
    • Industry

Tuesday5th Jul 2022

  • Guide Nintendo Switch Online Missions And Rewards: July 2022 - Animal Crossing, Super Mario Odyssey

    Earn Platinum Points to unlock new 'user elements'

    Nintendo first added 'Missions' and 'Rewards' to its Nintendo Switch Online subscription service in April 2022. These elements can be accessed by navigating to the NSO icon on your Switch home screen, then selecting the 'Missions & Rewards' section. Here, you'll find a list of available...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Guides
  • News Nintendo Files Trademark Application For 'NSW'

    Commonly used as an abbreviation for Switch

    Donkey Kong isn't the only thing Nintendo has filed a trademark for recently. As spotted on ResetEra, the Japanese company recently applied for to trademark 'NSW' in Europe. VGC points out how this is commonly used as the abbreviation for Switch. While there's speculation from some fans it could be a new...

    • Nintendo
    • Trademarks
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • Reminder Nintendo's "Super" Switch Sale Ends Soon, Up To 50% Off Some Huge Games (North America)

    Roll up for the "Big Ol' Super Sale"

    Update [Tue 5th Jul, 2022 15:05 BST]: There's not much time left on the "Big Ol' Super Sale" on the North American eShop, so this is your last chance to get some amazing deals on some big Nintendo releases. The sale ends tomorrow, 6th July at 11:59pm PT. Make sure you check out our original story below to see...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sales
    • North America
    • Reminder
  • News Yuji Naka Erases Former Co-Worker And Sonic Creator Naoto Ohshima From Team Photo

    Update: Naka adds more detail

    Update: Naka has posted some tweets which appear to give a little more insight into the altered photo: It would seem that Naka is referring to the fallout surrounding the release of the much-derided Balan Wonderworld, which was created alongside Ohshima. Original Story [Tue 5th Jul, 2022 21:30 BST]: Things are...

    • Yuji Naka
    • Industry
    • Sonic
    • Sega
  • Guide Where To Pre-Order Splatoon 3 On Nintendo Switch

    Best deals and cheapest prices

    Kids and squids alike will no doubt be looking forward to Splatoon 3, the latest game in Nintendo's family-friendly shooter series that's headed to Switch later this year. If you're super keen, you'll be pleased to know that pre-orders for the title have started to appear at a number of retailers. Nintendo has now...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Pre Orders
  • News The Pokémon Company Combats Card Shortage By Printing 9 Billion Pokémon Cards

    A super effective strategy

    You may have noticed plenty of stories over the past year or so covering Pokémon cards and scalpers. Extremely rare cards going for absurd prices, and even Target stores in America suspending sales of the cards due to high demands and safety. The Pokémon Company acknowledged these issues and the shortages that were...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon TCG
    • TCG
  • News NieR:Automata For Switch Handled By Nintendo Port Specialist Virtuos

    It was meant 2B

    Throughout the lifespan of the Nintendo Switch, there have been a number of "impossible" ports released. We're talking games like The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt and the new version of DOOM, developed by specialist teams such as Saber Interactive and Panic Button. One other developer who is also known to work miracles on Nintendo's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
  • Random Witness The Star Trek DS9 Intro In Glorious 64-Bit, Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Style

    It is not linear

    A little while ago we covered the incredible work of @SpinaSanctuary and their Zelda 64-inspired, low-poly Star Trek creations. The last batch focused on the crew of the USS Enterprise from Star Trek: The Next Generation, rendering them in brilliantly blocky 64-bit form with a variety of instruments — Data with his violin, Riker...

    • Random
    • Zelda
    • N64
    • Retro
    • Star Trek
  • Review Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition - A Cyberpunk Classic, Compromised On Switch

    Zoom and enhance… Yuck! Zoom out!

    Cyberpunk is an inherently old-fashioned genre. Its iconic works draw on futuristic ideas that have either become unremarkable, like essential spheres of life based on tech owned by megalomaniacal corporations, or been superseded, like an obsession with cybernetic enhancements instead of codified social status...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Guide Best Space And Sci-Fi Games On The Nintendo Switch

    The answer to the Ultimate Question

    Space. The final frontier. These are the voyages of the — sorry, er, these are the best space and science fiction games that can be found on the Nintendo Switch, despite the fact that none of the developers in this list has actually been to space. What makes a good space game? Well, first it has to take place...

    • Features
    • Guides
    • Switch Essentials
    • Best Switch Games
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News PowerA Celebrates Cuphead's DLC With A Brand New Wireless Switch Controller

    Update: We've been sent one to try out!

    With the arrival of the long-awaited Cuphead DLC – The Delicious Last Course – accessory manufacturer PowerA has released an appropriately-themed enhanced wireless controller for the Nintendo Switch. We were fortunate enough to be sent one of these controllers, and we've been trying it out. On the plus...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Controllers
    • PowerA
  • Rumour Potential Mario Kart Tour PC References Found In Datamined Details

    Mario Kart: Master Race?

    Okay, grab yourself a big ol' fistful of salt, everyone. A little datamined detail which is just plausible enough to be true suggests there might be a Nintendo game coming to PC at some point in the nearish future. According to datamined information from the latest update to the mobile free-to-play racer Mario Kart Tour,...

    • Rumour
    • Mario Kart
    • Nintendo
    • Mobile
  • Random This Incredible Super NES Manual Archive Will Get You All Nostalgic

    All 844 English language manuals

    We really miss physical game manuals. There was always a particular kind of joy that came from opening the box of a brand new video game and flicking through the pages of a manual to find out what the game was going to be like. Some of our favourites would get dog-eared, and torn up, but they were always well-loved...

    • Random
    • SNES
    • Retro
  • Rumour Planned Remasters For GTA IV And Red Dead Redemption Have Apparently Been Scrapped

    Well, that's a shame

    Rumours have been swirling for quite some time regarding a potential remaster for Red Dead Redemption. The game originally launched over twelve years ago on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and followed the exploits of ex-outlaw John Marston as he hunts down his former gang members. The sequel, launched in 2018, showcased John's gang...

    • Rumour
    • Nintendo Switch
    • GTA
    • Red Dead
    • Rockstar
  • News Taito & M2 Bringing Shmup Collection 'Ray'z Arcade Chronology' To Switch

    Due out in Japan next year

    Update [Tue 5th Jul, 2022 15:30 BST]: Taito has announced a Japanese release date for Ray'z Arcade Chronology — 9th March 2023 (thanks, Gematsu). It'll cost 7,480 yen, although there's a fancy special edition version with a Blu-ray, a two-disc CD set, a guidebook, and other printed goodies that will set you back 18,480...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Shmup
    • Japan
  • News Shuntaro Furukawa Reveals What Nintendo Is Doing To Combat Info Leaks & Security Threats

    "We are taking a variety of initiatives"

    Nintendo has arguably been one of the biggest victims of video game industry leaks - with inncidents like the 'Gigaleak' revealing years of company secrets across multiple generations - including concepts, prototypes and even

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Shuntaro Furukawa
    • Leaks
  • News Grab 22 Fighting Classics With The 'Capcom Fighting Bundle'

    Hadoooken!

    With the recent launch of Capcom Fighting Collection - which includes the likes of Darkstalkers, Cyberbots, and Red Earth - Capcom now boasts an incredible 22 classic fighting games on Switch alongside the previous launch of Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection. The good news is you can now pick up both collections in one go with...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Surpasses 2 Million Units Shipped

    Main game also breaks 10 million

    The Monster Hunter franchise continues to demonstrate its monumental success with the release of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, a major expansion for Switch and PC that introduces new monsters, weapons, story elements, and more. We love it here at Nintendo Life and called it "a success in multiple ways" in our...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Monster Hunter
  • News Toy Soldiers HD Finally Shoots For An August Switch Release Date

    After multiple delays

    The last we heard from Toy Soldiers HD, an upcoming tower defense-FPS-strategy game, was that the Switch version had been pushed back from the intended October 21st release date, needing further testing. It's good news at last, as Accelerate Games today announced that the game would be coming out on the Nintendo Switch on the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News PlatinumGames' Shmup Sol Cresta Receives An Update, Here's What's Included

    Bayonetta 3 can wait

    In case you missed it, Sol Cresta actually got a release on Switch earlier this year (after starting out life as an April Fool's joke). Since then, PlatinumGames has been issuing updates for this new shoot 'em up, and we're now up to the next major one (Version 1.0.4). The Japanese publisher and developer has shared the full...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
    • PlatinumGames
    • Shmup
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