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Video The Unsung Heroes of the Nintendo Switch eShop
Games that deserve more chatter
One of the downsides of the Switch having quite so many lovely games (and a little bit of filler) is that certain games that demand attention get lost at the wayside. Frankly it's a travesty, and so we decided to swing that proverbial spotlight around and onto ten games we feel are worthy of significantly more credit...
Feature Scratching Beneath The Surface Of The Floor Kids Soundtrack With DJ Kid Koala
"It's all part of this scene that continues to inspire us"
Rhythm action game Floor Kids floored us in December of last year with its trendy hand-drawn art style, expressive freedom and incredible soundtrack. You check out our review right here. With its amazing soundtrack set for release on 27th April on vinyl, DJ and musical maestro Kid Koala took...
Talking Point What Games Are You Playing This Weekend
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
This weekend, Team Nintendo Life are giving their respective Nintendo consoles a good workout with all manner of virtual gems. We've got plenty of Neo Geo action; some 'Nindies' for good measure; the occasional shooter; and lots and lots of a certain game involving Inklings (can you guess which one?). As...
Feature Nintendo Life's Top Ten eShop Games From Switch's First Year
Three cheers for the underdogs
It's hard to believe the Switch is already a year old. Many of us here at Nintendo Life fondly remember queuing up for our first look at the console that would capture the hearts of millions worldwide and garner both critical acclaim and massive support from developers large and small. It's no secret that games like...
News Floor Kids Is Getting a Vinyl Soundtrack Release in April
Floor Kids was a welcome surprise on the Switch eShop, blending hand drawn art with an infectious hip hop soundtrack and rhythm gameplay. The music—produced by Kid Koala—was a serious highlight for the release, and now those of you who loved it will have a chance to own the full soundtrack in its own separate release. Kid Koala just...
Nintendo Download 21st December (Europe)
TINY METAL! Enter the Gungeon! Brawlout! Floor Kids! Mario Party! More!
It's the final European Nintendo Download Update before the festive break, and it's a bumper offering. The Switch has various high-profile downloads to cater to most tastes, while the 3DS also has a notable retail title and a few of its own new downloads. Without further ado...
Out Today Monday Releases Are a Thing on the Switch eShop - Good Times
Three in Europe, one in NA
As your humble scribe was checking the European and North American eShop in preparation for the now-traditional 'Out Now' early mini Nintendo Download article on Tuesday, it emerged that three games are out in Europe today, a Monday. With the Switch eShop throwing so many delicious games at us on a weekly basis it makes...
Feature Throwing Shapes With Floor Kids' JonJon And Kid Koala
"Pure, uninhibited (funky) joy"
There are plenty of dance-based games out there - with the likes of Just Dance 2017 and Just Dance 2018 having already moonwalked their way onto Switch - but the classic art of breakdancing is yet to have its proper time in the virtual spotlight. Well, one little indie is about to change all that, and with style, too...
Nintendo Download 7th December (North America)
WWE 2K18! The End is Nigh! The Sexy Brutale! Dimension Drive! Many more!
It's one of the busiest weeks yet on the Switch eShop, which is saying something. We have two retail titles followed by a huge number of interesting download-only games. The 3DS and Wii U don't miss out entirely either, so there's a lot to choose from - let's get to it. Switch...
News Floor Kids Dances Onto Switch Very Soon
This week in North America, a little longer to wait for Europe
Since its big push in a Nindies Showcase broadcast as a Switch console exclusive, 'breakdance battle game' Floor Kids has had us intrigued. With a distinctive visual style and fresh music from Kid Koala it's hard to miss, and we'll find out imminently whether the end result lives up to...
Video Meet the Crew in the Latest Floor Kids Gameplay Trailer
Feel the beat
Nintendo has given a high profile to a number of fascinating download games this year through Direct and Nindie Showcase broadcasts, and one title that we've been looking out for is Floor Kids. Due out this Holiday season, it boasts a cool art style and a funky soundtrack. The latest trailer for the game gives a brief insight...
News Floor Kids Will Start the Beat on Switch This Holiday Season
A breakdancing game with funky beats
Those looking for more rhythm gaming kicks on the Switch will have been pleased by the announcement of Floor Kids during today's Nindie Showcase; it'll come to Switch 'first' in the Holiday season. It's a project with a fascinating history - Canadian animator JonJon produced some animated shorts in 2007-2008,...