Beacon Pines News
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (January 14th)
With the Christmas chocolates finally dwindling in number, we think it's fair to say that 2023 is well under way. And as the year kicks off, so too do we see the return of gaming news — nature is healing, people! This week at Nintendo Life, we have been welcoming in the new year with open arms, looking to the months ahead and talking...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (December 31st)
High res resolutions
Happy New Year's Eve good reader! Congratulations! You've almost made it through 2022 and we think it is fair to say that we have had some good gaming to show for it. Here at Nintendo Life, we have spent the week looking back over the past year with fondness, re-reading some of our favourite pieces from 2022 and putting them...
Soapbox 'Twin Peaks Meets Winnie The Pooh'? GOTY Or Not, This Game Deserves More Love
Pining for more
Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opinions on hot topics and random stuff they've been chewing over. Here, Jim delves into a game he found both wonderful and strange... When I first heard about the "Twin Peaks-meets-Winnie the Pooh" cuddly adventure Beacon Pines, you could say that I was...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (December 10th)
Award winners and wheel spinners
It has been yet another fun-filled week here at Nintendo Life and we are ready to once again hit the ol' games this weekend. In the past seven days we have had The Game Awards (and the absence of any Tears of the Kingdom news thereof), a brand new
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (October 29th)
After two weeks of back-and-forth drama, we are pleased that Bayonetta 3 is finally out to rave reviews. We are never going to have to talk about another VA dispute ever again, right? Yes, the gun-slinging, crowd-winning Umbra Witch is back and (not to spoil the following feature) we are excited to play. While we awaited the game's...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (September 24th)
The splat-best of the Splatfest
After last week's Nintendo Direct extravaganza, this week has seemed a little more relaxed by comparison. As we have prepared ourselves for the weekend's coming Splatfest (go Team Fun!) we have taken our time recuperating from what is already shaping up to be an amazing slate of upcoming games. In the Direct's...
Nintendo Download 22nd September (North America)
Tunic! Shovel Knight Dig! Trails from Zero!
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: Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm...
News Beacon Pines Combines Woodland Critters And Twin Peaks On Switch This September
More like... Twin Beaks
If Cult of the Lamb has been whetting your appetite for cutesy-meets-creepy, then wrap your peepers around Beacon Pines, an upcoming storybook-like game about a small town with an unfolding mystery. Does that sound like Twin Peaks/Night in the Woods/Life is Strange/[insert Netflix TV show here] to you? Good! Weird towns are...
Round Up All The Switch News From The Indie Houses Direct
New DLC, new games, and more!
The Indie Houses Direct just finished airing, bringing together seven different indie publishers (Akupara Games, Fellow Traveller, Neon Doctrine, Raw Fury, Those Awesome Guys, Toge Productions, and Whitethorn Games) to share their bounty of game news over the course of an hour. "When indie games succeed, video games...
News LudoNarraCon Is Offering Free Demos For A Bunch Of Narrative Indie Games On Steam
Try 'em before you buy 'em!
If you, like us, are a fan of narrative indie games (think Life Is Strange, Kentucky Route Zero, Night in the Woods, and Oxenfree) then you should probably check out the LudoNarraCon virtual exhibition going on on Steam right now. It's a celebration of the very best writing games have to offer, hosted by game publi
News "Cute And Creepy" Storybook Adventure Beacon Pines Smashes Switch Kickstarter Goal
Stretch goals become the next target
Beacon Pines, a "cute and creepy" storybook adventure that we reported on earlier this month, has now flown past its initial Kickstarter goal to land a release on Switch. At the time of writing, the project has earned over $48,500 from backers, comfortably outdoing its target of $30,000 with ten days still left...