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News Stylish Metroidvania 'Souldiers' Gets Confirmation Of A Switch Physical Edition
Will arrive 'Q2'
Souldiers is an upcoming Metroidvania that is certainly on our radar; yes, it's a genre that's got plenty of options on Switch, but a blend of stylish visuals and interesting mechanics (like character customisation) have us intrigued. We don't have long to wait as it arrives on the eShop on 19th May, but publisher Dear Villagers...
News Sonic Origins Arrives 23rd June, New Trailer And Website Are Live
Update [Wed 20th Apr, 2022 16:50 BST]: Famitsu has shared some details that help to clarify modes and (importantly) how they're accessed. We've summarised a few key points below: Boss Rush mode will let you take on bosses in order Mirror Mode will unlock after clearing the games, allowing you to tackled mirrored stages A 'story...
Random Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak's 'Gowngoat' May Be Too Cute To Hunt
We want Gowngoat armour, though
It's still a while away, but a few of us in Nintendo Life Towers™ are counting the days until Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, the 'massive expansion' to a game that's already a stand-out on Switch. The Monster Hunter marketing campaign is in full swing, too, regularly revealing snippets of information to keep us...
News P.3 Aims To Be A Vertical Shoot 'em Up 'With A Twist' On Switch
Arrives later this year
The Switch isn't exactly short of shoot 'em ups, making it the go-to system for blasting stuff in fantastical environments. You can never have too many shmups, though, and another is on the way that's aiming to shake things up with a twist of its own - P.3. It draws inspiration from retro arcades with a vertical orientation,...
Talking Point With BOTW2 Slipping, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Launching Early Is Fantastic News
"Bringing together the futures" of its predecessors
Though Xenoblade Chronicles is not the biggest-selling franchise to consistently grace Nintendo's hardware, it's clear that Nintendo is happy to recognise that some brands and genres deserve support for the loyalty they earn among fans. MonolithSoft, a company majority-owned by Nintendo that often...
News Take A Look At Some Stylish Screens For Return To Monkey Island
Promises a 'really fun' evolution of point-and-click play
The announcement earlier this month of Return to Monkey Island was rather exciting for series fans of all ages, perhaps particularly those of us wearing comfortable shoes and considering a trip to the Garden Centre as a day out. Published by Devolver Digital, Ron Gilbert's studio (Terrible...
Talking Point Can It Really Be 10 Years Since Fire Emblem: Awakening Saved The Series?
From niche series to Nintendo staple
10 years ago today, Fire Emblem: Awakening was released on the 3DS in Japan. At the time the series had a core and devoted audience, but it had struggled to make a meaningful sales breakthrough outside of Japan. There was no doubting the development and storytelling talent of developer Intelligent Systems,...
News Zelda Williams And Tommie Earl Jenkins Join Cast For The Last Worker
"No matter how dystopian they want to make the real world, ours at least will be full of colour"
The Last Worker is an intriguing title that continues to gather pace ahead of its release this year. With a dystopian setting in which a worker tries to get by and unravel mysteries within a vast distribution warehouse, it looks set to combine intriguing...
News Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Writer Reflects On The IP's Strengths And Appeal
"When we were making things together, we inspired each other"
Right now the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series seems to be sliding down The Pokémon Company's list of priorities - its only entry on Switch so far is the remaster Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX. Time will tell if an all-new entry is in the works, but it's a series that had a...
News Triangle Strategy Developers Explain Its Name And 'Adult' Focus
All about the threes
It's sometimes easy to forget about the 'News' section on the Nintendo Switch, if we're being rather honest, but perhaps we should keep it more on our radar. It seems that last week, for example, Nintendo of America shared a mini interview with two producers of Triangle Strategy, Tomoya Asana and Yasuaki Arai. It has a few...
News Ark: Ultimate Survivor Edition Promises 'Complete Revamp' Of Switch Visuals And Performance
Arrives in September along with multiple expansions
When Ark: Survival Evolved was first announced for Nintendo Switch eyebrows were raised, and then when it was actually released eyes rolled. People like to talk as if issues of the Switch struggling to run some games is a recent problem, but back in late 2018 Ark arrived and was a bit of a...
Guide Mario Kart 8 Deluxe amiibo Unlocks: Mii Costumes - All Compatible amiibo
You want Sonic in the game, right?
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a stand-out game on Switch, and well out in front as the system's bestseller. As the name suggests, it packs in all the content of the original and indeed a little bit more — this includes all of the optional Mii amiibo racing outfit unlocks. Yep, Mii characters are still on Switch, and...
News Take A Closer Look At The Citadel And Garangolm In Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak
Are you ready for the challenge?
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, the 'massive expansion' heading to the Switch / PC title on 30th June, will no doubt seek to emulate the success of the Iceborne expansion that was previously released for Monster Hunter: World on PlayStation 4 / Xbox One / PC. An info
News Ravenous Devils Is A 'Psycho-Horror Cooking Simulator' Coming To Switch
Looks a bit meaty
Quite a lot of video games are violent, as we aim for headshots or pummel thugs, though Ravenous Devils still finds a way to push buttons in a different way. It's a game that describes itself as a 'psycho-horror cooking simulator', and makes sure you really deal with the violence on offer. Playing out like a grisly horror movie...
Guide Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Items: Full List - Every Mario Kart 8 Item Ranked, How To Use Items Explained
For defence, offence and just downright mischief
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is guaranteed fun on Nintendo Switch, whether playing solo against the CPU, playing with friends locally or testing your skills online against players around the world. However you play, items are hugely important — using them well can make the difference between winning or...
News Rush Rally Collection Is A 2-In-1 Physical Edition Coming To Switch
Update: Pre-orders now open
Update: Pre-orders for the bundle are now open over at Playasia. You can get your hands on it via the following link (with worldwide shipping), or learn more in our original article below. <products id="18357"> Original Article: More news to please physical Switch collectors, with two Indie racing games getting...
News Learn All About The Dark Arts In This Card Shark Developer Walkthrough
Out on Switch this year
It was way back in August 2020(!) that the intriguing Card Shark was revealed for the Switch in an Indie World showcase, with developer Nerial teaming up with publishing powerhouse Devolver Digital for the release. The concept is that you fleece and cheat your way to the top of 18th century French society, all through playing...
News Major Update Goes Live In MLB The Show 22, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
The tutorials should finally stop
MLB The Show 22 has been out for a little over a week (slightly longer if you paid for the Digital Deluxe Edition) and has had consistent content updates and tweaks. Developer Sony San Diego Studio has now, however, rolled out the first major update since the day one patch; it tackles some issues (like repeating...
News Wingspan: European Expansion Takes Flight On Switch Soon
Discover birds on a new continent
Wingspan is a rather lovely deck-building game on Switch, producing a digital take on the popular and award-winning board game. In our review of late 2020 we gave it plenty of praise, albeit at the time a few porting quirks perhaps held it back a little. It's now been on Nintendo's system for a little
News Former PlayStation Exclusive 'Bugsnax' Will Soon Be A Tasty Arrival On Switch
Will include the all-new DLC content, The Isle of Bigsnax, day one
We're in an era where exclusives are typically timed, which is a wonderful thing for those of us that don't have every console at our disposal. Eventually most fascinating and fun games make their way around to Switch and other platforms, especially in the Indie space - now we can...
Feature Ukrainian Developer Frogwares Talks Sherlock On Switch And Community Solidarity
"In these difficult times, I'd like to wish everyone peace"
The Switch library has most genres and game types covered, including titles that encourage us to slow down, assess clues and solve mysteries. Frogwares is a developer well known in this area for its Sherlock games, though it made its Switch debut with the very solid port of original IP The...
News Metal Max Xeno: Reborn Will Explode Onto Switch Soon
Including physical editions
It was last year that Metal Max Xeno: Reborn was confirmed for the West, a re-release / updated version of a title that arrived on Switch in Japan in 2018. It's a high-octane title if the loud trailer above is anything to go by, and the pleasing news is that it's now confirmed to arrive on 10th June. You can see some of...
News Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova Will Boldly Go Onto The Switch This Year
A very tired Friday evening headline, we know
This weekend is the Star Trek: Mission Chicago event, welcoming Trekkies of all ages for the usual fan expo experience. It's brought a nice game announcement, too, with Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova announced for Switch along with PC, PlayStation and Xbox. It's the first game based on the recent Star...
News Moo Lander Will Bring The Beef To Switch Later This Year
We'll keep a ribeye on it
Last summer we shared the reveal of Moo Lander, a game in which you're flying around in a UFO trying to tame 'ancient demonic cows', also known as a Friday night in Nevada. It now has a new trailer and a release date for PC, PlayStation and Xbox platforms - 27th May. We're going to have to wait a little longer for it to...