Update incoming "to address a couple of crashes and minor UX issues"
Lovers of portable gaming and cool gadgets will no doubt have seen the reviews of Playdate go live last week. Panic's cute throwback console is a celebration of simpler gaming times and we were lucky enough to get our hands on one early — we found it to be a delightful little...
Crank it up
Few could have seriously predicted the impact the original Game Boy would have when it was released way back in 1989. Sure, Nintendo's commercial pedigree was pretty clear – it had conquered Japan and North America with its Famicom / NES console and made a success of its Game & Watch handheld range – but it was essentially...
But there's good news, too!
It seems like logistical difficulties are the hot issue right now, as it's not just the Steam Deck launch that's been postponed — the tiny yellow Game Boy-like, Playdate, is also going to miss its planned release date. In an update sent to all Playdate customers who've got one of the units pre-ordered, here's how the...
The Game Boy... 2
Many of us at Nintendo Life have been patiently, excitedly waiting for the Playdate to go on sale, because we're suckers for bits of colourful plastic. Well, it did, and we missed it, because all 20,000 initial units (for the 2021 batch, at least) sold out in just 20 minutes. [Not all of us missed it! - smug Ed] It's hardly...
You can find it by following a series of clues
It's Firewatch's Fifth anniversary, and to celebrate the big day, Cabel Sasser - the co-founder of Firewatch publisher, Panic, and co-creator of the PlayDate - tweeted out a big secret about the game. Don't read past this if you want to discover it for yourself! We'll give you a hint: Search for
How to be a horrible goose
Untitled Goose Game is a game in which you assume the role of an annoying waterfowl and cause merry mayhem in a sleepy village, just because you can. It's a sandbox title which rewards experimentation, but there are a set number of objectives you have to undertake if you want to complete it. We've covered the entire game...
"From the bottom of our hearts: thank you"
One of the standout indie titles this year was Untitled Goose Game by the Australian-based developer House House Games. The game got a digital release on the Nintendo Switch and PC in September and more recently arrived on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. In October, we found out downloads were in "excess...