Feature From Famicom Disk System To Switch - The Evolution Of Nintendo's Miis
Love Mii do
Ah, the Mii. We remember when we first made our own Miis back in 2006. Back then the most character customisation we had experienced was probably with The Sims, so making Miis of our friends, family and favourite video game characters was a fun pastime. It's a real shame, then, that Nintendo stepped away from their Miis, presumably in an...
News Earn 2x Gold Points If You Buy Any Of These Nintendo Games On Switch eShop (North America)
Five games offering double coinage
Nintendo of America has launched a holiday deal for select first-party digital game purchases on Switch. Buying any one of the five games on offer will net you double the usual number of My Nintendo Gold Points you'd usually earn — essentially you'll get double the amount of eShop 'credit' on your Nintendo...
News Tetris 99 Charges Into Battle With A Brand New Miitopia Theme
Unlock it this weekend!
If you're in need of a break from Pac-Man 99 and Super Bomberman R Online, why not return to Tetris 99 this weekend? Nintendo's battle royale is hosting another themed event - this time allowing players to unlock a special Miitopia theme, in its latest Maximus Cup. It runs from 18th June until 21st June and requires players...
Japanese Charts Miitopia Tops The Table As Switch Hardware Sales Hit 20 Million
Switch takes eight of top ten
Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for the week ending 30th May, revealing that Miitopia has managed to grab that elusive number one at the second time of asking The quirky, Mii-based RPG lost out to Rune Factory 5 in its debut week last week, but has now managed to jump up a place thanks to a decent second...
UK Charts Miitopia Falls To Ninth As PlayStation Discounts Cause A Chart Shake-Up
Four Switch-exclusives make the top ten
Poor Jeff! UK physical chart data is now in for the week ending 29th May, revealing that Miitopia has fallen to ninth spot in its second week on sale. According to GamesIndustry.biz, the RPG's physical sales fell by 45% week-on-week, leaving it a little shy of the chart's top spots this time around. In...
News Miitopia Switch Update Adds Nintendo Power-Up Band Support
It doubles as an amiibo
Nintendo has rolled out the third update for Miitopia in less than a week, so what's the reason this time? It better be good! For once it's not just stability or minor fixes, this update adds support for the Nintendo Power-Up Band, which doubles as an amiibo. According to the patch notes for Version 1.0.3, if you show the...
UK Charts Miitopia Gets Off To A Cracking Start With A Second-Place Debut
Nintendo takes six of top ten
UK physical chart data is now in for the week ending 22nd May, revealing that Miitopia is off to a great start. Nintendo's quirky RPG has debuted in second place, only being outsold by Capcom's multi-platform Resident Evil Village this week. It also managed to outperform Mass Effect: Legendary Edition to get there;...
Guide Best Miitopia Miis - Access Keys For Zelda, Mario, Sonic And More
The best Mii codes we've found online
With the arrival of Miitopia on Switch, the ability to make and share your own Miis has been greatly expanded over the 3DS original. We've seen some stunning custom Mii's shared online since the demo hit the Switch eShop, with some of gaming's greatest
News Nintendo Releases Two Day-One Updates For Miitopia On Switch
See the full patch notes!
This week sees the return of the 3DS release Miitopia on the Nintendo Switch. If you've already tried out the demo, you should probably have a pretty good idea of what to expect from the journey ahead. For those that don't, there are updates such as "expanded customisation" and a horse ally that'll lend you a hoof in...
Nintendo Download 20th May (North America)
Miitopia! Shin Megami Tensei III etc! King of Seas!
The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop - Highlights: Miitopia (Nintendo,...
Nintendo Download 20th May (Europe)
Miitopia! Layers of Fear 2! Knockout City! Xylophone!
The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail eShop - New Releases: Kowloon High-School...
Guide Where To Buy Miitopia On Switch
Are you talkin' to Mii?
Of all the possible 3DS games that Nintendo could have brought to Switch, we have to admit that Miitopia isn't the most obvious choice. However, having played the game and experienced it on Switch — including the overhauled Mii creation suite that's unleashed some incredible Mii-making creativity being shared
News Nintendo Realises It Needs A 'How To Create A Mii' Video For Switch
Off you go to the depths of the Settings menu
One of the great charms of the Wii was, of course, the humble Mii. The cute little avatars were right at the heart of the system and this would continue with Wii U; each boot-up of the HD system greeted us with hundreds of cute little Mii characters running into view and standing under their favourite...
Random Miitopia's New Tools Are Awesome - But We Still Can't Hide The Nose
No one nose how
Some people have a fear of spiders. Some have a phobia of heights. But I, dear reader, am terrified of the mortifying ordeal of being known. I do not wish to be perceived. And, like a beating heart at the centre of that fear, I specifically do not wish for anyone to be able to see my nose. Mii makers, for years, have been...
News Miitopia's New Mii Creation Tools Are Terrifyingly Powerful
It's been a long, long, long, long time since any new Mii creation tools were introduced — we're all pretty much using the same technology from the Wii days — but Miitopia, of all things, might be about to change that. See, it turns out that Nintendo aren't just re-releasing an old, weird 3DS game on Switch — they're also modernising...
News Nintendo's Just Dropped A Free Demo For Miitopia On Switch
Try before you buy
Looking forward to checking out Miitopia on Nintendo Switch? Well, wait no longer, as Nintendo's just dropped a free demo. That's right, beginning today, you can jump into this teasing taster session by downloading the new demo from the Switch eShop. The demo lets you play through the main game's first area, letting you create...
Video Here's An Extended Look At The Miitopia Port For Nintendo Switch
Update: English clip released
Update [Thu 8th Apr, 2021 00:30 BST]: Nintendo has finally released a translated version of this video. Here it is! Original article [Thu 25th Mar, 2021 02:00 GMT]: To remind fans Miitopia for Switch is a thing, Nintendo's Japanese YouTube channel has released a brand new video that runs for more than five minutes...
News Zelda Remake Specialist Grezzo Appears To Have Helped Out With Miitopia's Nintendo Switch Port
It's in safe hands
A week after discovering Japanese video game developer Grezzo was hiring for a new project, Nintendo's UK website has seemingly revealed the same company is behind the slightly enhanced Miitopia port for Switch. This does not appear to be the same "Medieval" And "Stylish" project the company was referring to in its recent callout...
News Miitopia Has An 18+ Rating In Russia Because Of Its Same-Sex Relationships
It joins The Sims and Stardew Valley in this dubious honour
Russia's "gay propaganda" bill - more accurately, the bill "for the Purpose of Protecting Children from Information Advocating for a Denial of Traditional Family Values" - was signed into law by President Vladimir Putin in 2013. The law states that children must be protected from being...
News The 3DS Game Miitopia Is Coming To Nintendo Switch This May
Embark on a hilarious adventure with anyone
Mii representation hasn't exactly been Nintendo's top priority during the Switch generation, but it looks like things could be changing based on the latest Direct broadcast. Apart from featuring in the upcoming title Mario Golf: Super Rush, Mii will also be making a comeback in Miitopia for the Nintendo...