"Time to make a comeback!"
Those of you who picked up the Switch during its launch period in the distant early days of 2017 may remember that, believe it or not, there were other games available at launch besides Breath of the Wild. One of those games was Super Bomberman R, which at the time was the title that broke the longest dry spell (nearly a...
This week in Japan, Pikmin 1+2 came out on top with a total of 23,941 units sold in its physical debut. Following closely is, of course, Pikmin 4 with a further 22,894 copies sold. There's not a lot between the two, which potentially suggests that many will have opted for a digital copy of Pikmin 1+2 earlier in the year. Elsewhere, the...
But there's no stopping Pikmin 4
It's time to cover the weekly Japanese charts once again. The latest figures from Famitsu (via Gematsu) have come in, and the Switch is back to filling out all spots in the top ten. Pikmin 4 is incredibly still at number one, selling another steady 23,489 units in the week of 11th to 17th September. It's now just...
Directly to you
After a packed Direct, are you ready for a big weekend of gaming? We sure are! Welcome back to another edition of What Are You Playing. Before we dive into our Switch plans, let's take a look at the highlights from this week on Nintendo Life. The big news this time around was that we finally got a September Direct. This one was...
Fae Farm! MythForce! Gunbrella!
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: Fae Farm (Phoenix Labs, 8th Sep, $59.99) -...
Mortal Kombat 1! Super Bomberman R2! Thunder Ray!
It's nearly September, which can only mean one thing... more games! We've got a few big hitters landing on the Switch in the next few weeks, including the likes of Mortal Kombat 1, Super Bomberman R 2, and Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster, but there is also a handful of interesting indie titles...
A real blast
The 40th-anniversary celebrations for Bomberman can kick off very soon. Konami has revealed that Super Bomberman R 2 is blasting onto Switch on 13th September in North America, and 14th September in Europe and Japan. Physical versions of the game will available in North America a day earlier. (Thanks, Gematsu!) Revealed last June,...
All new "Castle" battle mode incoming
Super Bomberman R 2 has been announced for the Switch and will be launching in 2023. The game will feature an expanded story mode, along with an all new "Castle" battle mode in which you'll need to team up to build castle defences while your opponents work out their best method of attack. The trailer all...
The latest title of the party battle games series SUPER BOMBERMAN R!
With new adventures and game modes, it has the largest content volume in the series' history!
The game features not only offline battles that can be played with family and friends, but also online battles that connect players from all over the world, as well as a single player mode.
In addition to the well-known "Standard", "Grand Prix" and "Battle 64" a new battle mode called "Castle" in which players are divided into Attack side and Castle side to battle for the treasure!
A "Stage Editor" function has also been added, allowing players to create their own stages for "Castle" and share them online with players around the globe.
Let's have fun together in "SUPER BOMBERMAN R 2"!
• Battle Mode
Enjoy 4 battle modes, including the new "Castle"!
“Castle”: Asymmetrical battle between the Castle side, which protects the treasure chest, and the Attack side, which aims to win the treasure chest!
“Standard”: The classic battle mode loved by fans!
“Grand Prix”: Battle of two teams! Work with your allies to defeat the opposing team!
“Battle 64”: Battle for survival with up to 64 players! Aim for Bomber One!
• Grade Match
Battles between users with similar abilities!
Fight online with players from all over the world!
• Room Match
Set freely battle modes and rules!
Get your friends together online and have a good time!
• Offline Battle
With one console you can enjoy Bomberman!
Connect additional controllers and play with family and friends!
*Controllers for the number of persons are required.
• Stage Editor
Customized stages with blocks and gimmicks can be shared online!
Create, play, share, and explore various stages with the Stage Editor!
• Story Mode
Enjoy the Story Mode that has been enhanced!
Visit new planets with Bombermans new friends “Ellons” and face the threat of the universe!