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TodayTue, 18th Jan 2022

  • News Konami's New Yu-Gi-Oh! Video Game Unveils Its Digital Shop

    One other final feature will be showcased tomorrow

    Konami has shared a new video of its upcoming free-to-play title Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel - scheduled to arrive on the Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms in the near future. It was recently confirmed the game would be receiving cross-platform play and cross-save support, and now we've got a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video MVG Takes A Closer Look At Tomb Raider's "Impossible Port" For GBA

    "probably the most fascinating and interesting port I've ever seen"

    Last week, new footage of the original 1996 Tomb Raider game running on Nintendo's Game Boy Advance was shared online. As you might already know, it's part of 'OpenLara' - a classic Tomb Raider open-source engine that's seen the game ported across to all sorts of platforms. The...

    • Video
    • Game Boy Advance
    • GBA
    • Tomb Raider
    • Retro
  • News Monster Hunter Rise Has Now Shipped Over 8 Million Units Worldwide

    "globally driven by release on PC platform"

    It seems the release of Monster Hunter Rise on the PC last week has already paid off - with Capcom announcing the game has now sold more than 8 million units in total worldwide. Sales of Monster Hunter Rise were around the 7.5 million mark last October. The series, in general, has now shipped 78 million...

    • Monster Hunter
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales
    • Capcom
  • News Tetris 99 Is Hosting A Pokémon Legends: Arceus Crossover Event Later This Week

    Update: Here's your first look

    Update [Tue 18th Jan, 2022 01:45 GMT]: Nintendo has released video footage of what players can expect in this upcoming Tetris 99 collab. It'll kick off later this week on the 20th: Original story [Fri 7th Jan, 2022 03:30 GMT]: To celebrate the arrival of Pokémon Legends: Arceus on Nintendo Switch later this month,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Among Us Shares Its Roadmap For 2022

    There's nothing sus about this

    A 2022 road map for the smash hit multiplayer game Among Us has been released by developer Innersloth. Apart from 'Map 5' - which is still on the way, the team's main focus "at the moment" is a friend list and quality of life improvements. "I know I know, you’ve been asking for a Friend’s List for ages!! It’s...

    • Among Us
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates

YesterdayMon, 17th Jan 2022

  • Guide Best Feel-Good Nintendo Switch Games

    I see a ship in the harbour

    Another year, another third Monday in January. We've updated this feel-good game list with a handful of new additions to help you feel-even-gooder as we head into the uncharted waters of 2022... Blue Monday. No, not just a kick-ass New Order song, but the name coined by marketers for the third Monday in January —...

    • Guides
    • Best Switch Games
    • Switch Essentials
  • Random Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Player Finds Divine Beast Trick, Then Fails Spectacularly

    *Curb Your Enthusiasm theme*

    Nearly five years after the release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, players are still figuring out how to do stuff that they weren't really meant to do, with the help of the game's surprisingly robust physics mechanics. We already knew about the usefulness of Octo Balloons — a material dropped from...

    • Random
    • Zelda
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Random Here's How Nintendo Makes Sure Switch Game Cards Are Fit For Purpose

    This control is quality!

    Nintendo, as we all know, is the only one of the 'big three' that doesn't currently use Blu-ray optical media for its games. Instead, Nintendo uses a proprietary 'game card' cartridge format for its Nintendo Switch console – and by taking this route, it means that the Japanese giant has had to come up with its own bespoke...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Random Every Time This NBA Star Scores, An Iconic Zelda Sound Gets Played

    "Short and sweet"

    Sport personalities may possess skill, strength and guile that's beyond what the average person can boast, but they're just people like you and me – and that means they often like the same things we do. Take Cleveland Cavaliers' Jarrett Allen as an example. This NBA star is a massive Zelda fan, and has a collection of...

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    • Sports
    • Zelda
  • Feature Our Verdict On The LEGO Sonic The Hedgehog Green Hill Zone Set

    Nothing but blue skies

    Ever since Sonic's last brush with the world's most famous Danish plastic (as a Level Pack set for Lego Dimensions) fans have been clamouring for a 'proper' Sonic Lego set. The release of the Super Mario line of knobbly bricks gave Nintendo aficionados plenty to spend their money on — with the excellent Lego Super Mario 64...

    • Features
    • LEGO Sonic the Hedgehog
  • News My Hero Academia: Ultra Rumble Is A Free-To-Play Battle Royale Headed To Switch

    Update: Here's the first trailer

    Update: We have a trailer! Check out My Hero Academia: Ultra Rumble's first official footage above. Original Article (Thu 13th Jan, 2022 12:30 GMT): Bandai Namco is set to release a free-to-play battle royale game in the My Hero Academia series, it's been revealed. Called My Hero Academia: Ultra Rumble, the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Prominent Gaming YouTubers' Likenesses Sold As NFTs Without Consent

    "Demonstrates everything I've said about how disrespectful and exploitative this market is"

    Update: It seems that your favourite Nintendo-focused website has also found its way onto the OpenSea market place in the form of a MarbleCard — a somewhat less obnoxious and troubling form of image theft, but nonetheless unauthorised and unapproved...

    • Industry
    • NFT
  • News Pocky & Rocky Reshrined Finally Gets A Release Date On Nintendo Switch

    Five playable characters and a host of new modes also confirmed

    Pocky & Rocky Reshrined, which was delayed from last year, has finally gotten a solid release date for Japan. Published by Natsume Atari and developed by Tengo Project, the game is the latest entry in the popular KiKi KaiKai series. The franchise has seen instalments on a wide...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Review Cotton Fantasy - A Joyful, Mischievous, And Incredibly Varied Shmup

    Any Witch Way

    When it comes to the cute-’em-up sub-genre, the characterful witch Cotton and the series to which she lends her name are effectively royalty. There are other games that have been important in defining a niche where shmups’ staple fighter craft, tanks and laser turrets are replaced with kittens, candy canes and cuddly toys, of...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Import
    • Japan
  • News Astroneer Partners With ColorWare For Limited-Run Custom Nintendo Switch

    It'll take 2 Nanocarbon Alloys to print, though

    Astroneer just came out on the Nintendo Switch, and now Nintendo Switch is coming out on the Astroneer. That is to say, there's a new Nintendo Switch in an Astroneer design. Yeah. It's not an official design from Nintendo, like the Diamond and Pearl one that came out last year, but a collaboration...

    • Nintendo Switch
  • Random Animal Crossing Grandma Audie Turns 90 And Gets Tons Of ACNH Gifts

    Also, a new island tour!

    There's so much to say about Audie, the woman known affectionately as "Animal Crossing Grandma". We've covered her a lot before — when she'd played over 3,500 hours of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, the time she received a limited-edition Animal Crossing Switch, when she found out that

    • Random
    • Animal Crossing
  • News 'Video Game Swap Shop' That's Saving People Thousands Reaches Business Award Finals

    "We have saved the UK general gaming public almost £400,000"

    Video games aren't cheap, and if you only have a modest source of income then buying new ones isn't something you can do regularly. There are, of course, high street stores which offer trade-ins against other titles, but the part-exhange price is almost always far less than the resell...

    • Retail
    • UK
  • News Awesome Games Done Quick 2022 Breaks Record For Money Raised

    Awesome!

    AGDQ, the annual charity speedrunning marathon, has set a record this year for its fundraising — fantastic news, considering that the first COVID-19 online-only event last year resulted in a dip in funds. In January 2020, AGDQ raised $3,164,002 for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, over half a million more than its previous year's...

    • Speedrunning
    • AGDQ
    • Charity
    • Awesome Games Done Quick
  • News E3 2022 In Doubt As Journalist Claims Digital Event Is "Probably" Also Cancelled

    Could it be scrapped altogether this year?

    Remember earlier this month, when the ESA announced that E3 would once again be ditching its physical event for 2022? Well, things might be even more gloomy than we originally thought. The Entertainment Software Association's statement, released just days after the turn of the year, explained that E3 2022...

    • E3
    • E3 2022
  • Random This Animal Crossing: New Horizons Recreation Of Encanto Is Enchanting

    We don't talk about Tom Nook

    We love it when people show off their creativity in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, especially when it involves the ingenious use of underappreciated things like the polish effects and emotes. This latest ACNH creation comes courtesy of Th3Meow, who has recreated a few iconic scenes from Disney's newest animated movie,...

    • Random
    • Disney
    • Animal Crossing
  • News Gem Wizards Tactics Brings "Cute But Demanding" Turn-Based Warfare To Switch

    With 26 unique units to choose from

    RedDeer.games has announced that Gem Wizards Tactics is coming to Nintendo Switch. The game is a single-player turn-based affair that first appeared on Steam last year. Players must lead a fantasy army across randomly generated maps, engaging in "complex" battles as you go that'll need plenty of careful thinking...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • UK Charts Minecraft Goes Top In A Week Dominated By Switch Games

    Mario Kart falls to fourth

    UK physical chart data is now in for the week ending 15th January, revealing that it's Minecraft's turn to sit at the top of the pile. The Switch edition of the game, which is treated individually to its rival platform counterparts in the charts, leads a top ten that includes five Switch exclusives in total; Super Mario...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Minecraft
    • Charts
    • UK
  • Random This 17-Minute Stardew Valley Speedrun Doesn't Go As You Might Expect

    Bombs are involved

    If you're a keen follower of the speedrunning community then you'll be aware that there are two distinct camps: those who play by the rules and those who don't. While many speedrunners focus on sticking within the rules of the game to earn the best time, others look for exploits and hacks which allow them to shave minutes off...

    • Random
    • AGDQ
  • News Insect Battle Sim 'Attack On Beetle' Crawls Onto Switch Today

    Buzzing

    Montarosu Entertainment has announced that its "insect swarm battle simulation game", Attack on Beetle, will launch on Switch on 17th January, A.K.A today! The game, which originally released on mobile platforms last year, sees you fight to become the king of nature with sixteen different species of insect to choose from as you take part in...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Pokémon Kids TV's Latest Animation Is All About A Very Sleepy Rowlet

    Round? Sleepy? Same

    Pokémon Kids TV is an incredible source of extremely cute animation, with surprisingly high production value, too. There's this gorgeous one about Nidoran, and a Ghibli-esque one starring Slugma, everyone's favourite lava slug. The newest one on the Pokémon Kids TV channel is a claymation-style one — like the

    • Video
    • Pokemon
    • Animation

Sunday16th Jan 2022

  • Feature Our Totally Infallible Predictions For Hisui Forms In Pokémon Legends: Arceus

    60% of the time, we’re right every time

    Few Nintendo franchises ignite as much speculation as a new Pokémon game. Leading up to release, dozens of new ‘mons are trickled out, making headlines and setting Pokémon communities ablaze. Pokémon Legends: Arceus, while not the beginning of a new generation, sparked a similar fervor when they showed...

    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Poll
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News 'Pandemic' Will Apparently Be Removed From The Switch eShop This July

    For "reasons" the publisher cannot disclose

    Publisher and developer Asmodee has had its digital board game Pandemic delisted from Steam. No proper announcement was made prior to this, leaving some fans in a state of shock. While the news isn't much better for Switch players (yes, it's also leaving the eShop), it seems the game will be available on...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Kirby And The Forgotten Land Nintendo Switch File Size Revealed

    The pink puff's biggest adventure yet!

    As we get closer to the release of Kirby and the Forgotten Land on the Nintendo Switch, more details are being revealed. In the latest update, we've got new information about the title's file size. According to the eShop and Nintendo's website listing, Kirby's new adventure will require 5.8GB of free space. It...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Kirby
  • Review SNK VS. Capcom: Card Fighters' Clash - An Utterly Essential Card-Battler

    Now this is a Brucie bonus

    It's a result we had previously only dared to hope for. When SNK Vs. Capcom: Match of the Millennium dropped on Switch almost a year ago, the fruits of the two fighting game companies' all-too-brief alliance were once again deemed "potentially in play". But when the labelled "Volume 1" of the wonderful Neo Geo Pocket Color...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Capcom
    • SNK
  • News Konami Sold This Castlevania Pixel Art For Over $26K In Its 'Memorial' NFT Auction

    What a bargain...

    Whether you love or hate NFTs in gaming, it seems some companies are intent on monopolising on this new trend. One, in particular, is Konami, who decided to celebrate Castlevania's 35th anniversary with a special 'Konami NFT Memorial Collection' auction. It's now sold off all '14 unique artworks" which consisted of game scenes,...

    • Konami
    • Castlevania
    • NFT
    • Random
    • Retro
  • News Hori Wants To Release A Retro Game Controller That Can Be Used To Play Hamster's Arcade Archives Series

    But it needs to know what you think...

    Right before the end of 2021, during one of Hamster's Arcade Archives streams, Hori revealed a special "retro game controller" designed for old-school gaming and Arcade Archives titles. So far they've come up with a bunch of concepts - including a modular one, which would allow plays to change the controller...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Hori
    • Hamster
    • Arcade Archives
    • Accessories
  • Review Radirgy Swag - Legwork Needed To Enjoy This Quirky Shmup

    Radio for help

    Merriam-Webster defines ‘Swag’, in urban slang terms, as referring to "stylish confidence”, although the origin of the word actually comes from the Scandinavian ‘svagga’, meaning to “rock unsteadily or to lurch”. Radirgy Swag, with its unusual direction and somewhat confusing properties, probably has more in common with...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Shmups
  • News The First Episode Of Ninjala's Brand New Anime Series Is Live On YouTube

    Tune in every week for a new episode

    Update [Sun 16th Jan, 2022 17:30 GMT]: The first episode of Ninjala's new anime series is now live. It will only available until 20th January. Unfortunately, playback has been disabled on other sites by the video owner, so you'll have to head over to YouTube to watch it. Original story [Sat 8th Jan, 2022 22:30...

    • Ninjala
    • Anime
    • YouTube

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