Overcooked: Special Edition News
Video The Best Switch Games To Play When You Can't Leave The House
Because it's raining outside
When you can't go outside what should you do? Play video games, of course! Our lovely senior video producer Alex Olney has been indoors a little more regularly than usual as of late, and to help pass the time he's decided to put together a video of the best Nintendo Switch games to play in this situation. Games like...
News Team17 Is Serving Up A Double Helping Of Overcooked In Physical Form
We hope you're hungry
According to retailer listings in Europe and Australia, Overcooked and Overcooked 2 will be receiving a combined Nintendo Switch physical release later this year in November. The description over on JB Hi-Fi says the bundle will include the "base game" for both titles, but sadly makes no mention of the DLC. Get ready for a...
Nintendo Download 2nd May (Europe)
Final Fantasy! Giga Wrecker! Hellmut!
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 - New Releases: FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE (SQUARE...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (September 22nd)
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
It's the weekend! This wonderful time of the week means that the hard-working members of team Nintendo Life are all heading off to play some of those video game things we all love (while keeping several eyes on the site to make sure it doesn't explode, of course). This week, some of the team are off to EGX,...
News SteamWorld Dig 2 And Stardew Valley Are Some Of The Best Selling Indie Games On Switch
Celeste, Kamiko and Golf Story also performed well
As part of a press briefing at GDC 2018 - where it was also revealed that the Nintendo Switch eShop will receive an update to improve game visibility - Nintendo revealed the top ten selling indie games, and it's a who's who of independently-developed hits. Here's the list (in no particular order):...
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...
News Worms W.M.D. And Overcooked: Special Edition Get Physical On Nintendo Switch In 2018
UK publisher Sold Out is teaming up with Team17 to publish physical versions of Worms W.M.D and Overcooked: Special Edition on Switch, it has been revealed. Arriving in 2018, the two games will launch in physical form on Nintendo's console, adding two more titles to the machine's burgeoning retail lineup. Overcooked is already...
News Overcooked: Special Edition Update Brings Silky-Smooth Framerate
A little longer in the oven works wonders
We rather liked Overcooked: Special Edition when it brought chaotic co-op cookery to the Switch back in July. It's been very popular on other platforms previously of course, but there is nothing like playing on the Switch on-the-go in tabletop mode with a friend, is there? Unfortunately, there...
News The Overcooked: Special Edition Performance Patch Is Nearing Release
Targeting that cinematic 30 FPS
We think Overcooked: Special Edition is a standout game in the Switch’s growing catalogue, but the one major problem to be found in this particular version is the relatively shoddy performance compared to other versions. Overcooked runs at a steady 30 FPS on other platforms, but stutters somewhere around 20 FPS on...
Video Overcooked: Special Edition on Switch Could Do With a Little More Time in the Oven
Digital Foundry pinpoints frame issues
Overcooked: Special Edition is a relatively high-profile recent arrival on the Switch eShop, serving up a very popular frantic co-op experience (though you can also play solo) both on the TV or on the go. We're still cooking up a review, but in the meantime our chums at Digital Foundry have taken a look at its...
Feature Nintendo Life eShop Selects - July 2017
More downloadable gems
The Switch eShop continues to pick up steam, with July seeing a noticeable ramping up in the number of download releases. There have been some busy weeks and plenty of interesting titles, so we're back with our series to sort the wheat from the chaff with our Nintendo Life eShop Selects awards for July. This month we've got...
Nintendo Download 27th July (Europe)
Pikmin! Miitopia! Overcooked! Namco Museum! My Nintendo discounts! More!
The Nintendo Download Update is now live in Europe, and there's a lot going on. On the Switch we have seven downloads going live today and tomorrow, along with some DLC. The 3DS has three retail releases to consider along with download-only options, while the Wii U...
Nintendo Download 27th July (North America)
Hey! Pikmin! Miitopia! Overcooked: Special Edition! Namco Museum! More!
It's that time again, dear readers, for the North American Nintendo Download Update. This week is a busy one, with plenty of varied options on the Switch eShop, two retail 3DS titles (accompanying the New 2DS XL), in addition to various downloads across the Wii U and 3DS eShop...
Video Get Warmed Up for Overcooked: Special Edition With This Switch Launch Trailer
On the gas mark
Overcooked: Special Edition is one of a number of interesting download titles arriving on the Nintendo Switch eShop this week, and brings with it a high profile. With a price of £17.99 / $19.99USD / €19,99 it offers the popular co-op formula on the go, throws in content that was previously DLC and also supports HD Rumble. Ahead...
News Overcooked Is Browning Nicely In The Oven For Switch Release This Week
Pricing also revealed
The BAFTA-winning Overcooked will launch on the Switch this week, it has been confirmed. Overcooked: Special Edition includes the original game plus The Lost Morsel and Festive Seasoning additional content, as well as special support for the Switch's HD Rumble functionality. 2 to 4 player co-op is available...
News Ghost Town Games On Why Switch Is The Perfect Platform For Overcooked
"The hardware lends itself so readily to local multiplayer"
Ghost Town Games has already enjoyed success on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with Overcooked, and its multiplayer cooking title was confirmed for Switch some time ago. There's plenty of scope for excitement with this indie release - it was nominated in four categories at the...
News Overcooked! Special Edition Announced for Nintendo Switch
Ready... Steady... Play!
One of the many games shown off during the Nintendo Switch Nindies Showcase was Overcooked: Special Edition, a fast-paced multiplayer cook-off from publisher Team 17. Developed by Ghost Town Games, this chaotic title sees players teaming up to prepare dishes at high speed, trying to please a restaurant's customers. Nintendo...