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  • Random World-Famous Author Included Zelda: BOTW Ingredients In His New Book By Mistake

    "That is actually kinda hilarious. I'm totally willing to own it"

    Irish novelist John Boyne has penned 18 books since 2000 (as well as a collection of short stories) but is perhaps most famous for his 2006 work The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, the harrowing tale of a doomed friendship between a Jewish boy in a World War II concentration camp and the...

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    • Zelda

YesterdaySun, 2nd Aug 2020

  • Random The LEGO NES Has A Cool Super Mario Bros. Easter Egg Hidden Inside It

    Pure nostalgia

    If you haven't already bought and assembled the LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System, there's a really nostalgic - and cool - easter egg contained within this particular build that you need to know about. For those of you who have no intention of adding this kit to your Nintendo or LEGO collection - read on. Located underneath a side...

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    • LEGO
    • NES
    • Nintendo
  • Feature Nintendo Life eShop Selects - July 2020

    July's best Switch eShop games!

    With July all wrapped up, it's time once again for us to take a look back at all the great games launching on Switch over the last 31 days with our latest edition of the Nintendo Life eShop Selects! These awards aim to celebrate the best of Nintendo's digital store, giving some love and attention to the games that...

    • Switch eShop
    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
    • eShop Selects
  • News Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Director Explains Why Remaster Cut Local Co-Op

    A "one or the other" kind of situation

    Last month, Square Enix dropped quite the bombshell when it revealed Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition wouldn't support offline or local multiplayer due to development reasons, it chose not to elaborate on at the time. Now, in an interview with Destructoid, the game's

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Poll So, What Was Nintendo's Best Year Ever?

    We've done the 'worst', so which comes first?

    Last week, following some suggestion on social media that 2020 was shaping up to be a poor one for Nintendo on current evidence, we asked you to tell us which year you thought was Nintendo's 'worst' out of the last thirty-five. The results showed that 23% of the people who responded counted 2015 as the...

    • Poll
    • Features
    • Nintendo
  • News Hideki Kamiya Insists Bayonetta 3's Development Is "Going Fine"

    There's nothing to worry about, apparently

    Believe it or not, but it's actually been a few months since we got an update on the development of Bayonetta 3. In the same GameXplain interview with PlatinumGames, Bayonetta series creator Hideki Kamiya was asked once again how the third entry was going. Kamiya kept it short, according to a translation:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • PlatinumGames
    • Hideki Kamiya
  • News Overwatch Director Reminds Us Which Hero He Would Like To See In Smash Bros.

    Cheers, love!

    Blizzard's Overwatch team recently did a Reddit AMA and was asked again which heroes they would like to see represented in Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. series. Game director Jeff Kaplan chose Tracer for the second time in a row, while the lead hero designer Geoff Goodman went with Doomfist - a hero with a moveset inspired by classic 2D...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Blizzard
    • Jeff Kaplan
  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel #54 - Dr. Mario

    Doctor who?

    Welcome to Box Art Brawl, our weekly bout to find out which regional box art variant is the best, according to you lovely lot. Last week was the inaugural edition of the 'Duel' variant of Box Art Brawl, which saw two versions of Tetris for the Game Boy square off against each other. Despite a rather fetching entry from the East, it was...

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    • Box Art Brawl
    • Retro
    • Game Boy
    • Dr Mario
  • News Platinum Says It's Still Interested In Developing A Wonderful 101 Sequel

    Although Hideki Kamiya is a little scared about it

    Now the remaster of The Wonderful 101 has arrived on the Switch and various other platforms, is there any chance of a sequel? According to PlatinumGames' producer Atsushi Inaba and director Hideki Kamiya, the company is still open to the idea, but just like any sequel, it would have to be "bigger...

    • Upcoming Releases
    • PlatinumGames
    • Hideki Kamiya
    • Atsushi Inaba

Saturday1st Aug 2020

  • News Nintendo Is Deleting Hacked Dream Island Uploads In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    There's no escape!

    Earlier in the week, Nintendo rolled out version 1.4.0 of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Arguably the most exciting part of this second summer update for many players was the return of dreams. For anyone who is not familiar with this feature - dreams allow players to visit each other's islands at any time. In dreams, nothing is...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo
  • News New Screenshots Of Pokémon Unite Surface Online

    Take a peek

    Back in the month of June, The Pokémon Company revealed its brand new game, Pokémon Unite. It's a free-to-start mobile and Nintendo Switch MOBA made in conjunction with Tencent Games' TiMi Studios but hasn't been given a release date just yet. Since the reveal, we haven't really seen or heard anything else about the game, but now some...

    • Pokemon
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mobile
  • Video Exploring The Most Amazing Dream Island In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    And Alex can't even pronounce it

    Everyone's got their own idea of the perfect island on Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but realising it is another matter. We've seen the islands of our dreams in our heads but haven't been able to make that a reality. Although we can't visit our non-existent ideal islands through our dreams, we can now visit those of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
  • Hardware Review Genki Covert Dock - The Perfect Travel Companion For Your Nintendo Switch

    And its smaller than a Switch AC Adapter

    Around this time last year, product developer Genki fired up a Kickstarter campaign for a fairly ambitious Switch Dock/AC Adapter that could fit in the palm of your hand: the Genki Covert Dock. The makers felt that the large and bulky dock like the one that comes with the Switch was unnecessary and so they...

    • Hardware Review
    • Features
    • Accessories
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Start Menu Screen For LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Supposedly Leaked

    Fulfill your destiny and view this image

    One game we would certainly love to see and hear more about is Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. The last proper information we got was back in May when TT Games showed fans key artwork along with some new screenshots. It also revealed there would be "nearly" 500 characters featured and many of them would...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System Is Now Available For Purchase

    Playing with power...and bricks

    Update: This kit is temporarily out of stock on both the US and UK online LEGO stores. In the UK, backorders are being accepted and will be shipped by 12th August 2020. Original article: The LEGO NES is now available on the official LEGO store. If you want to secure one - be sure to act fast. Of course, this 2646...

    • LEGO
    • NES
    • Nintendo
  • Guide Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games And Accessories For August And September 2020

    Get sporty this summer

    Another month slips by in this strange year we're calling 2020, and the video games continue to roll out across platforms. On Switch we saw the release of excellent Paper Mario: The Origami King in July along with the decidedly odd Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise and the return of cult classic Catherine in Full...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Deals
    • Features
  • News PlatinumGames Has No Idea If Star Fox Zero Will Be Ported To Switch

    "no conversations have come our way"

    One of the few major Wii U releases that could still potentially be ported across to the Nintendo Switch is the Platinum-developed title, Star Fox Zero. Although the controls would need a massive overhaul, many Star Fox fans are still wondering what the chances are of it happening. In a recent interview with the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Wii U
    • Star Fox
    • PlatinumGames
    • Nintendo
  • News Charles Martinet Recorded New Lines Especially For The LEGO Super Mario Figure

    "It was a cool moment"

    Today sees the launch of the new LEGO Super Mario range, with Nintendo's biggest mascot receiving the colourful brick treatment for the very first time. As well as full sets and courses that you can build, the Starter Course includes an interactive Mario figure, complete with sounds and visual effects. We'd argue that it's...

    • Super Mario
    • LEGO
  • Reminder Unlock A Special Paper Mario Theme In Tetris 99 This Weekend

    Limited-time only

    Nintendo's latest Maximus Cup for its addictive battle royale game Tetris 99 is officially underway. This time around it's for its latest Switch release, Paper Mario: The Origami King. Take a look below: You have until 3rd August to collect at least 100 points. Once you've done this, you'll unlock a one-of-a-kind in-game theme...

    • Reminder
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Tetris 99
    • Paper Mario
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (August 1st)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    Yet another week has been and gone, bringing with it a brand new update for Animal Crossing, news of a glorious Stardew Valley physical edition and plenty more besides, but now it's time to sit down, relax, and discuss our weekend gaming plans.

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • Feature Evergate Developer Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of The Upcoming Puzzle-Platform Adventure

    "[It's] a game that we're truly proud of"

    Later this year, Switch's impressive library will gain a gorgeous, otherworldly platforming adventure by the name of Evergate, the debut game from Boston-based indie outfit Stone Lantern Games. Following a successful round of crowdfunding early last year, the game is coming courtesy of publisher PQube and...

    • Features
    • Interviews
    • Evergate

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