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  • Random Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Player Shares Mesmerising Combat Montage

    And makes the rest of us look like amateurs

    We do the cool-walking-away-from-explosions thing when we play too... Ahem. Zelda: Breath of the Wild features a number of terrifying foes – the Guardians and their light beam of doom have you running for your life in the game's early stages, and just as you get to grips with them, you then have the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Random
  • News NEO: The World Ends With You Soundtrack Now Up For Pre-Order, Here's A Quick Taste

    Hear six tracks for free

    Today, fans of the DS cult classic The World Ends With You are finally being treated to a brand new entry in the series – the aptly named NEO: The World Ends With You is available now on Nintendo Switch. As those who've played the original will know, one of the series' standout features is its energetic soundtrack –...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Music
  • News Pokémon GO August Events Detailed, Including Eevee Community Day

    Shiny Dialga and Palkia up for grabs

    After the huge financial success that was Pokémon GO Fest 2021, Niantic is now looking ahead to the app's immediate future, sharing details of everything players can expect to see and do throughout the month of August. Below, you'll find details of new Research Breakthrough encounters, Raid Battle Pokémon,...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon GO
    • Mobile
  • News Just 10 Days Since Launch, Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Is Already Amazon's Third Best-Seller Of 2021

    Update: Make that second best in 11 days!

    Update: All it needed was one more day for Zelda: Skyward Sword to overtake Animal Crossing: New Horizons as Amazon's second best-selling game of the year so far. Could it reach number one? Thanks, gaga64! Original Article (Mon 26th Jul, 2021 16:30 BST): If Amazon's sales are anything to go by – and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
  • News Monster Hunter Rise To Add Okami-Themed Content In 'Capcom Collab 2'

    A White Wolf? Now that's a rare sight...

    Monster Hunter Rise hasn't yet had quite the same bombardment of quirky crossover quests and gear as its Nintendo-platform predecessors, but Capcom has nonetheless kept the free updates and additional content flowing. The next free addition is a bit of a beauty, too. As you can see in the trailer above, an...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Monster Hunter
    • DLC
  • News Respawn's F2P Shooter Apex Legends Gets A New Character On 3rd August

    Update: Here's the gameplay trailer for the new season

    Update [Tue 27th Jul, 2021 06:00 BST]: As promised, Respawn Entertainment has now released a new gameplay trailer Apex Legends new character and update. Take a look in the video below: Original article [Sun 25th Jul, 2021 04:45 BST]: Apart from the Lost in Random release date announcement at...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
  • Round Up The Reviews Are In For NEO: The World Ends With You

    What's the verdict?

    Today sees the arrival of NEO: The World Ends With You on the Nintendo Switch. As you likely already know, it's the long-awaited sequel to the cult hit DS title, The World Ends With You. There's a lot of hype around the follow-up, so what's the verdict so far? You've probably already seen the Nintendo Life review, so now we've...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Round Up
  • Video Hot Wheels Unleashed Shows Off Its Licensed Launch Day Cars

    Fancy a ride in the DeLorean?

    Speed demons looking for their next fix should keep an eye out for Hot Wheels Unleashed when it arrives on the Nintendo Switch on 30th September. Developer Milestone has been sharing regular updates to make the wait a little less painful, and in its latest video, it's showcased the launch cars that will be available...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Hot Wheels
  • News 3DS System Update 11.15.0-47 Is Now Live

    The stability is over 9000!

    There's been a fair bit of 3DS news over the past week, and while it seems like certain services will could be ending soon, Nintendo's not done with the system updates just yet. As revealed by the Nintendo customer support Twitter account for Japan, update Version 11.15.0-47 is now available. Official patch notes...

    • 3DS
    • 2DS
    • Nintendo
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  • News Netflix Is Reportedly Working On A Live-Action Pokémon Series

    It's believed to be in "early development"

    According to a new "exclusive" from Variety, Netflix is working on a new live-action Pokémon series. It's apparently still in the stages of "early development" and while no details are currently available about the plot, Lucifer co-showrunner and executive producer, Joe Henderson, is expected to be the...

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    • Pokemon
    • Netflix
  • News The "Foam Pads" In The Zelda Joy-Con Controllers Aren't New

    Update: YouTuber chimes in

    Earlier this month, we ran a story about someone who had supposedly come up with a solution for Joy-Con drift. In case you missed it, the fix requires you to insert a small square of paper or cardboard into the same spot as the analog stick locations in order to reapply pressure to the case of the controller. It's that...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Joy-Con
    • Joy-Con Drift
    • Zelda

YesterdayMon, 26th Jul 2021

  • Random An Eager 3DS StreetPass Fan Spent A Day In New York, Got Zero Hits

    To steal a witty Reddit post, it's 'StreetPast'

    Earlier this year we wholeheartedly jumped into nostalgia when sharing a video of all StreetPass puzzles, reminiscing on the days when you'd pop the marvellous 3DS into a pocket or bag and return home with some lovely hits. Yes, we miss those days. A lot of people do, as well, as this

    • StreetPass
    • 3DS
    • Random
  • News Streets Of Rage 4 DLC Finally Available To Buy On Switch Following 10-Day Delay

    Update: "Critical patch now live"

    Update #2 (Mon 26th Jul, 2021): Coming ten days after the Streets of Rage 4 DLC launched on other platforms, it's now finally available to purchase on everyone's favourite handheld hybrid console family. Dotemu's Executive Director Cyrille Imbert had this to say in a press release letting fans know the DLC blockage...

    • Switch eShop
    • DLC
    • Streets of Rage
  • Review NEO: The World Ends With You - A Striking Return To The Streets Of Shibuya

    The rhythm is calling you back

    For the past 13 years, fans of the Nintendo DS cult classic, The World Ends With You have been practically begging Square Enix to whip up a new entry in the world of the original. The vibes of that first venture are flavour-rich, boasting a bouncy and energetic soundtrack, a loveable cast of characters, and a combat...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • TWEWY
  • Review The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles - Two Detective Games That Do Almost Everything Wright

    Ryunosuke rises from the ashes

    The last time we saw Phoenix Wright and friends, the stars of the Ace Attorney franchise, they were in a made-up country called Khura'in. Spirit of Justice came out for 3DS in 2016, and was relatively divisive — a lot of critics ranked it highly, but others found issue with its "wishy-washy" mechanics and its heavy...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Random This Wonderful LEGO Wii Build Brings Back Memories Of Simpler Times

    'I don't need to use the wrist strap'

    The year's 2007. After months of searching for stock up and down the country, your family has finally gotten their hands on Nintendo's new Wii console, complete with a copy of Wii Sports, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz. Remember this? Despite picking up these new...

    • Wii
    • LEGO
    • Random
  • News Pokémon Unite Survey Wants To Know Which Parts Of The Game Frustrate You

    Have your say

    Pokémon Unite is now available on Nintendo Switch – a mobile version is also on the way later this year – and the development team is looking for your feedback. If you've been playing the game over the past few days and have any thoughts on what you like or don't like about it, make sure to head on over to the survey page to have...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
  • News Harmony Of A Hunter Returns Will Bring Us 5 Hours Of Metroid Music

    A huge fan collaboration to celebrate the series

    Nintendo's iconic franchises give us lots of fan creations, often in the form of extravagant artwork. For Metroid fans that enjoy the franchise music, the 'Harmony of a Hunter' albums (from a collective referred to as Shinesparkers) are among the highlights that pop up relatively frequently...

    • Metroid
    • Shinesparkers
    • Music
  • News UK Charts: Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Settles For Second After A 74% Drop In Weekly Sales

    Nintendo takes half of top ten

    UK physical chart data is now in for the week ending 24th July, revealing that The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD has fallen to second place in its second week on sale. The game managed to go straight in at number one last week, beating other newcomer F1 2021 to the top prize, but after a 74% drop in physical sales...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles Is Already The Fifth Best Switch Game Of 2021

    The jury's in

    You might not really believe in the power of Metacritic — a review aggregation site — to represent the opinions of many, but for those of you who love the Ace Attorney series and want to see it succeed, this will be good news nonetheless. Here's the current top five Switch games on Metacritic for 2021, based on their average...

    • Ace Attorney
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News No More Heroes 3 Footage Showcases Open World Segments

    Source videos do look better than some YT uploads

    No More Heroes 3 is now, finally, just a short time away. It launches on 27th August and those that have enjoyed the series across its two Wii entries and the Travis Strikes Again spin-off can finally gear up for an all-new title in the series. Publisher Marvelous has been maintaining a rather...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Kemco Summer Switch Sale Reduces Seven RPGs By Up To 50%

    Discounts live in Europe, NA and Australia

    It's that time of the month once again, folks, as Kemco launches another new sale on the Switch eShop. Slightly smaller in scale than past sales, this one doesn't include any games on 3DS. It does discount seven RPGs on Switch's digital store, however, and all of these are listed below. The sale's live on...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales
  • News Raji: An Ancient Epic Enhanced Edition Coming As A Free Update To Switch

    Due later this year

    Raji: An Ancient Epic was a high profile Indie arrival on the Switch eShop last year, catching the eye with its ancient India setting and intriguing mythology. It's made its way onto various platforms since, and now it's been confirmed that an Enhanced Edition is arriving later this year; it'll be a free update for existing...

    • Switch eShop
    • Update
  • News Anticipated Sword-Fighting Platformer Fallen Knight Delayed On Switch

    But we do have a new trailer

    Back in April, PQube and FairPlay Studios announced that Fallen Knight would be launching on Switch this summer. It was originally planned to arrive in June, and the game has now been released on PS4, Xbox One and Steam, but the Switch version is still sadly missing in action. The game certainly caught the attention of...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Mortal Kombat 11 Passes Twelve Million Sales Worldwide

    A hefty hit

    The Mortal Kombat series has shown outstanding longevity, moving beyond controversies over gore in its earliest days to becoming a major part of the current-day gaming scene. Latest entry Mortal Kombat 11 and even its Ultimate Edition have graced the Switch in a pleasant reminder that, when pushed, Nintendo's hardware can deliver some...

    • Mortal Kombat
    • Sales
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Apple Slash Brings "God-Like" Combat To Switch This Week For Less Than $5

    Short but sweet?

    If you're in the market for something new but don't have the biggest budget to play with, it might be worth keeping an eye on Apple Slash. From Ratalaika Games and Agelvik, the game is an indie action-adventure launching on Switch later this week. "Apple Slash is a passion project I started in February 2019," the developer says...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

Sunday25th Jul 2021

  • News Valve Responds To 'Switch Vs Steam Deck' Comparisons, Insists It's "Going After" A Different Audience

    "High-end" PC gamers are the target

    Following the reveal of the Switch OLED earlier this month, Valve announced its new handheld PC device, the Steam Deck. It's drawn plenty of comparisons to Nintendo's hybrid system due to its similarities in design (and has resul

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Valve
    • Steam
    • Steam Deck
    • Gabe Newell
  • Talking Point Every Pre-BOTW 3D Zelda Now Has A Remake, But Which Is Best?

    Featuring *two* polls!

    Like Disney remaking all of its old animated movies into live-action versions, Nintendo has slowly been remastering all of its old Zelda games to bring them to new audiences — and to remind old audiences why they loved the games so much. Unlike Disney's live-action movies, though, the Zelda remakes are fantastic, and now...

    • Features
    • Talking Point
    • Zelda
    • Remakes
    • Polls
  • Rumour Nintendo To End Submissions For New Wii U And 3DS eShop Games

    "Effective from 1st April 2022"

    Nintendo could be preparing to wind down 3DS and Wii U eShop game releases, according to a new rumour. YouTube channel Impact Game Station has supposedly "received a message from someone" about Nintendo's European branch ceasing the acceptance of submissions for new eShop releases on the 3DS and Wii U by early next...

    • Rumour
    • 3DS
    • Wii U
    • 3DS eShop
    • Wii U eShop
  • Video The Complete Story Of The Metroid Series

    Get ready for the arrival of Metroid Dread

    As soon as Nintendo announced Metroid Dread - the fifth and final entry in the original Metroid story arc, we all had similar thoughts about revisiting the older entries in the series in some way or form. If you can't see yourself playing through these classic titles before the new one arrives this...

    • Video
    • Metroid
  • Mini Review The Procession To Calvary - An Absurdist Point-And-Click Quest That Will Split Your Sides

    Death to Heavenly Peter!

    The very first moment you lay eyes on The Procession To Calvary you'll probably be reminded of the iconic British comedy series Monty Python, thanks to the use of cut-up, pre-existing classical artwork. However, while this is a huge part of the game's visual appeal, its sense of humour is actually more unique than that, and...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • News You Can Now Pre-Order Sonic Colors: Ultimate On The Switch eShop

    Update: File size also revealed

    Update [Sun 25th Jul, 2021 17:00 BST]: With pre-orders of the digital version of Sonic Colors: Ultimate going live, we've also found out the file size. Well, kind of. According to the Nintendo website, it'll take up 6.9GB of free space on your system. And on the US and UK eShop pages, it says 7.2GB of free space is...

    • Reminder
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sonic
    • Sega
  • Poll Box Art Brawl #88 - F-Zero: GP Legend

    Check with your GP

    Welcome back to Box Art Brawl, our series of retro box art polls where we all decide the best regional variants from two or more territories. It's been a while since we witnessed the last Box Art Brawl — an East vs. West duel between a pair of Metroid: Zero Missions, if we recall. Looking back we can see that it was a very even...

    • Poll
    • Box Art Brawl
    • F-Zero
    • Nintendo

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