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TodayFri, 27th Nov 2020

  • Gallery Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity: Every Playable Character

    Take a look at all 18 unlockable fighters

    As a prequel story to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Koei Tecmo and Nintendo's Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity finally gives us the chance to play as other characters in this world. Nothing against the lovely Link, of course, but the world of Hyrule is filled with many colourful characters, so the...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Age of Calamity
  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Zelda: Breath Of The Wild?

    We live in a calamitous age

    The release of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity has sent many of us back once more to a world we first discovered in March 2017. We've returned to the huge open world of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild many times in the months and years since it launched alongside the Switch itself, but a lot of games have...

    • Quizzes
    • Nintendo
    • Legend of Zelda
  • News Nintendo's Latest UK Ad For Animal Crossing: New Horizons Is Packed Full Of The Feels

    Take your friends along for the ride

    Nintendo's supported the phenomenally successful Animal Crossing: New Horizons with some excellent regional commercials, and it's following up this format with an ad that's exclusively aimed at the UK market. The commercial – which is due to run on UK television networks from today – reinforces how the game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • UK
    • Video
  • News Pokémon Shirts Expands To Include Pokémon Masks, All 151 Original Monsters Included

    And they're not cheap

    Following on from the successful launch of its smart Pokémon Shirts range, Original Stitch is now selling masks featuring the original 151 Pokémon. The new site allows you to choose from all your favourite generation one Pokémon on the front side, and then one of four colours of breathable mesh fabric on the back (white,...

    • Pokemon
    • Accessories
  • News The Revo K101 Plus GBA Clone Now Comes With Fancy New Colours, But Not Much Else

    2015's best GBA clone hasn't change much in 5 years

    Remember the Revo K101 Plus? We took a look at this smart little Game Boy Advance clone way back in 2015, and passed the following verdict: If you're looking for a decent GBA system but don't like the tiny form factor of the Game Boy Micro -–and can't afford the revised G

    • Retro
    • Hardware
    • Game Boy Advance
  • Guide Pokémon Sword And Shield - All Ash’s Pikachu Codes

    Update: Last weekend to get all eight of Ash's Pikachu

    Update: As a quick reminder, this is your last weekend to enter all of the Ash's Pikachu codes below into Pokémon Sword and Shield. The codes remain valid until 30th November. To celebrate The Crown Tundra, the second piece of DLC for Pokémon Sword and Shield, players can now get their hands...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
  • News Warplanes: WW1 Sky Aces Fires Onto Switch Next Month

    Featuring more than 30 historical planes

    Aerial warfare title Warplanes: WW1 Sky Aces will be flying onto the Nintendo Switch eShop on 11th December, it's been confirmed. The game takes players back to World War I, with more than 30 historical planes being available as you aim to stay alive and change the tides of war. There are two modes to choose...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The Crown Prince Of Saudi Arabia Is Now SNK's Largest Shareholder

    Update: Deal will eventually gobble up 51% of the company

    Update #2 [Fri 27th Nov, 2020 12:40 GMT]: The Mohammad bin Salman Charity Foundation has confirmed that it is investing 813 million riyals ($223 million) in SNK, giving it a 33.3% stake in the company. That values the company at $669 million (thanks,

    • SNK
    • Business
  • News Nintendo Switch Looks Poised To Smash 'Crazy Records' This Holiday Season

    USA shipments up 30% year-on-year in October

    It looks like Nintendo Switch could be on the verge of smashing new sales records this holiday season, as shoppers flock to stores to grab Black Friday deals in time for Christmas. This year has seen a number of welcome deals on Switch consoles as retailers battle it out to earn your custom over Black...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales Figures
  • Guide Where To Buy Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros.

    Beat the scalpers

    Update 27th Nov 2020: Unsurprisingly, stock for the Game & Watch has been in short supply. But Nintendo Official UK Store is now taking pre-orders which will be despatched on 18th December. Just in time for Santa to put in your Xmas stocking! Much like the NES and SNES Mini before it, the dinky Game & Watch: Super Mario...

    • Guides
    • Mario
    • Retro
    • Game and Watch
  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Hits 6 Million Physical Sales In Japan, The Fastest Game To Do So

    Another record smashed

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons continues to take the world by storm, becoming the fastest ever game to reach six million physical sales in Japan's history. You may have spotted New Horizons' latest lifetime total in our Japanese chart round-up yesterday; the game sold another 37,290 physical copies in the region last week,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Japan
  • News PQube Is Releasing A Totally Free "DanMachi" Shmup On The Switch eShop

    It's not wrong to want to download this

    Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? - Infinite Combate has to rank as one of the silliest names for a video game ever, but the RPG – which is based on Danjon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darō ka, or 'DanMachi' as it's more commonly known amongst fans – is still a good pick for...

    • Switch eShop
  • Guide Nintendo Switch Black Friday 2020 Best Deals - Console Bundles, Games, Micro SD Cards And More

    Grab yourself a bargain

    Black Friday 2020 is here, and if you're anything like us you're keeping an eye out for Nintendo Switch best deals this Friday 27th November. Jostling for deals in crowded stores isn't something we'd recommend at the best of times, but Black Friday 2020 should be quite different to the average annual bargain hunt — avoiding...

    • Black Friday
    • Features
    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Famous Footballers Think EA Could Be Illegally Profiting From Their Names And Likenesses In FIFA

    Update: FIFPro wades in

    Update: FIFPro has issued the following statement regarding this issue (thanks, Push Square): In light of recent media reports, FIFPro wishes to clarify the manner in which it obtains the image rights of players, and its role in defending the employment rights of professional footballers worldwide. FIFPro, a not-for-profit...

    • FIFA
    • Legal
    • EA
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Original Bit.Trip Games Confirmed For Switch Via Surprise eShop Listing

    Expected to launch next month

    From time to time "coming soon" listings on the Switch eShop reveal games we didn't even know were on the way to Nintendo's hybrid platform, and today is one of those days. Over on the European eShop, six QubicGames listings have popped up for the Bit.Trip series starring CommanderVideo. There's Bit.Trip Core, Bit.Trip...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hosting Headwear Tournament This Weekend

    Hats, helmets and caps!

    This week Nintendo is hosting a special headwear tournament in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Eligible fighters will need to be wearing either a hat, helmet or cap. So that's characters like Mario, Link, Samus, Captain Falcon and even Min Min from ARMS. This tournament will run for a total of three days and during this time...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Has Already Sold Over 500,000 Copies Globally

    "an abundant Fall harvest"

    The action, crafting and farming game Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin has only been out for a few weeks now, but it seems it's already a huge success. XSEED Games has announced its new release has sold over 500,000 copies (that's physical and digital sales combined) across multiple platforms worldwide. This makes it "one of the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sales
  • News 3-In-1 Collection Space Invaders Forever Landing On Switch This December

    In digital and physical form

    Fans of retro gaming with a modern twist might want to keep an eye out for the Switch release Space Invaders Forever. Following on from its official announcement earlier this year, TAITO and ININ Games have now confirmed it'll be landing before the end of the year on 11th December. Once again, it'll be available in both...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The Pokémon Company Outlines Plan To Fix Minor Pokémon GO - Pokémon Home Transfer Bug

    Will be resolved over the coming weeks

    Earlier in November, The Pokémon Company finally made Pokémon HOME compatible with Niantic's augmented-reality smartphone game Pokémon GO. It allows trainers to transfer pocket monsters from GO to the Pokémon games on the Switch. While there have been no major issues, there have been a few minor problems...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Home
    • Pokemon GO

YesterdayThu, 26th Nov 2020

  • News Pokémon Sword And Shield's Gloria Has Finally Been Given A Voice, And It's (Very) British

    Gloria arrives in Pokémon Masters

    A tweet regarding a new update to Pokémon Masters has taken Twitter by storm this morning as fans of the series hear the voice of Sword and Shield protagonist Gloria for the first time. The character, who serves as the base female option players can choose from at the beginning of Pokémon Sword and Shield's...

    • Pokemon
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mobile
  • News Nintendo's Huge Cyber Deals Sale Is Now Live, Up To 75% Off Top Games (Europe)

    Update: It's here!

    Update: The time has come! Nintendo of Europe's Cyber Deals sale is now live. You can find all the deals waiting for you on the Nintendo Switch eShop, but we have a list of the sale's highlights for you in our original article below. Original Article (Wed 25th Nov, 2020 14:20 GMT): Nintendo of Europe has announced plans to kick...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales
    • Europe
    • Black Friday
  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons: Turkey Day - Franklin, Thanksgiving DIY Recipes, Secret Ingredients And Rewards

    Beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes, chickens, turkeys, rabbits - you name it!

    Thanksgiving is just one of the many annual events celebrated in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, branded in-game as 'Turkey Day'. Yummy! In this guide we'll take you through everything you need to know about the Turkey Day event and returning character Franklin. Animal...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
  • Random Sakuna: Of Rice And Ruin Inspected By Australia's Department Of Agriculture

    "No items were of biosecurity concern"

    The recently released Nintendo Switch title Sakuna: Of Rice And Ruin is apparently such a convincing farming simulator, the Australian Government's very own Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment couldn't resist taking a look itself. Australian-based YouTuber Jay RPG recently shared a funny story...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Australia
  • News Pokémon Teases 'Very Special' 25th Anniversary Celebrations For 2021

    What could we see?

    The Pokémon Company International has teased upcoming celebrations surrounding the series' 25th anniversary next year. The tease began with a special Pokémon brand performance during the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade today, where a troupe of Pikachu danced to the original Pokémon theme song in New York’s Herald...

    • Pokemon
  • News The Super Mario Bros. Game & Watch Can Now Run Pokémon, Zelda And More

    DOOM was just the start

    Hackers have wasted no time with the Super Mario Bros. Game & Watch - discovering its secrets before it was even officially released. Within just weeks, one talented individual known as 'stacksmashing' dug into the system

    • Hacking
    • Super Mario
    • Game & Watch
    • Pokemon
    • Zelda
  • News Psyonix Says It's Still Working On Resolving Rocket League's Split-Screen Multiplayer "Issue" On Switch

    Update: Could be fixed by December

    Update: Developer Psyonix has provided another small update on its progress in fixing Rocket League's current split-screen multiplayer issue. Responding to a fan on Reddit, a Psyonix representative said: "Hi folks, if testing goes well, splitscreen support should return on Nintendo Switch with our game update...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Rocket League
  • News Hyper Light Drifter Publisher Abylight Slams Twitter's 'Dangerous And Careless Attitude' After Surprise Ban

    Update: And it's back!

    Update: And just like that, Abylight's Twitter account has been unlocked and is now back up and running. The studio has shared a message of thanks to fans: "Good news, anybody? The @abylight T

    • Twitter
    • Abylight
  • Feature Ace Attorney's Hidden Legacy: The Evidence Capcom Didn't Present To The West

    Despite long-standing objections, it seems the Great Ace Attorney is finally being localised

    To say Capcom is having a rough time recently would be putting it mildly. Having been subjected to a "customised ransomware attack", we’ve witnessed no end of leaks about upcoming plans for the next few years, but amongst this all,

    • Features
    • Capcom
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Nicalis Is Issuing DMCA Takedown Notices To Free Versions Of Cave Story

    "Do not support Nicalis. Do not buy Nicalis games"

    Update: Ema – who worked on a fork of the CSE2 version of Cave Story – has gotten in touch to clarify some points: 1. This DMCA is strictly for CSE2, the fanmade decompilation of the original freeware version of Cave Story. Said freeware version is unaffected by the takedown, and can be...

    • Switch eShop
    • Legal
    • Cave Story
  • Rumour Resident Evil Revelations 3 Will Be A Switch "Focused" Release, Says Capcom Insider

    "Outbreak is RE Switch"

    Capcom, as you might recall, suffered a massive leak not long ago. It seemingly confirmed a number of projects are on the way - including a game called Resident Evil Outbreak, which is scheduled for Q4 2021. According to well-known Capcom insider Dusk Golem - who has made a number of

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Capcom
    • Resident Evil
  • Random Turns Out Nintendo Might Be Right, You Can Have Too Much Super Mario Bros.

    Maybe Nintendo knows best by removing games from distribution?

    Super Mario Bros. turns 35 this year and has to rank as one of the most ported games Nintendo has ever produced. It's available, in some shape or form, on pretty much every system the company has produced, and in 2020 we got yet another way to experience it in the form of a brand-new...

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    • Super Mario
  • Japanese Charts Momotaro Dentetsu Beats Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity To Number One

    Switch hardware sales fend off PS5

    Momotaro Dentetsu be like... Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for 16th - 22nd November, revealing that Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity couldn't manage to claim number one on its debut week. The game sold an estimated 173,215 physical copies in its opening week, which would usually be more than enough...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • Nintendo Download 26th November (North America)

    Empire of Sin! Picross! Warhammer!

    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: Empire of Sin (Paradox Interactive, 1st...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News The Long-Lost Clockwork Aquario Is Being Pushed Back To 2021, New Screens Revealed

    Update: physical editions revealed

    Update: Strictly Limited Games has announced not one but two special editions for Clockwork Aquario. The standard version will sell for €29.99, while the collector’s edition (limited to 1.300 copies for PS4 and to 2,500 copies for Nintendo Switch worldwide) will cost €69.99. The Ultra Collector’s Edition...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Watch Out, Europe - Importing Consoles From The U.S. Just Got A Lot More Expensive

    Could now cost you hundreds extra

    If you live in Europe and were one of the few people lucky enough to have ordered an Analogue Nt Mini Noir a while back, in the past day or two you may have realised that you’re now also unlucky enough to have been hit with an enormous customs charge. FedEx, who are handling Analogue’s shipments, are currently...

    • Europe
    • Hardware
  • News Nintendo Switch Online Members Can Now Get 50% Off The Switch NES Controllers (Europe)

    A Cyber Deals special

    As an additional treat in Nintendo of Europe's Cyber Deals offerings, Nintendo Switch Online subscribers can now pick up a pair of NES controllers for Switch at half price. The offer will be live for Nintendo Switch Online members from now up until 3rd December, taking the usual £49.99 asking price down to just £24.99...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • NES
    • Europe
  • News The Pokémon Company Teams Up With Zavvi For A New, Exclusive Clothing Range

    Including a very limited set of Pikachu trainers

    UK retailer Zavvi will soon be launching a new and exclusive range of Pokémon clothing. The collection pays tribute to the series' origins, with designs including fan-favourite characters like Pikachu, Snorlax and Squirtle. There will be 19 different pieces included in the range in total, with...

    • Pokemon
    • Merchandise
    • UK
  • News Don Your Green Beret, Konami's Rush'n Attack Hits The Switch Today

    Always in a rush

    Hamster is releasing Konami's 1985 run-and-gun shooter Rush'n Attack ("Russian Attack" - get it?) on the Switch eShop today. The title – which was released under the alternative name Green Beret in Japan and Europe – is part of Hamster's superb Arcade Archives range. You're tasked with going behind enemy lines to rescue POWs...

    • Switch eShop
    • Arcade Archives
    • Konami
  • News Cuphead's 'Delicious Last Course' DLC Has Been Delayed Until 2021

    A "difficult decision" for the entire team

    There have been a lot of video game delays this year, and the latest company to announce it has experienced some setbacks due to the global pandemic is Studio MDHR. In a letter on social media, the founders Chad and Jared Moldenhauer told fans they would just have to wait until 2021 to experience 'The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • DLC
  • News Morbid: The Seven Acolytes Is A Souls-Like RPG Full Of Giant Boss Fights And Gore

    And it launches on Switch next week

    Launching next week on Switch is an isometric Souls-like action-RPG that's sure to put a gruesome spin on your festive celebrations this year. Morbid: The Seven Acolytes lands on the Switch eShop on 3rd December, promising "epic, brutal boss encounters," diverse environments, and plenty more besides. Said to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Nintendo Download 26th November (Europe)

    Cobra Kai! Tracks! Maid of Sker! Picross S5!

    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: Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News Sword Of The Necromancer Pushed Back To 2021 To Avoid "Craziness" Of Next-Gen Launch Window

    And to allow devs to further refine the game experience

    Sword of the Necromancer, which started out as a Kickstarter project, will now launch a month later than planned. According to game developers JanduSoft S.L and Grimorio of Games, the monster summoning action-RPG will arrive on 28th January 2021 for the Nintendo Switch and multiple other...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The World Ends With You Composer Takeharu Ishimoto Will Return For The New Game

    It's in safe hands

    Takeharu Ishimoto, composer on the original The World Ends With You soundtrack, has revealed that he'll be returning to work on the newly announced Neo: The World Ends With You. The original game, and indeed the Remix version now available on Switch, is perhaps most remembered for its striking visuals and soundtrack. The music...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

Wednesday25th Nov 2020

  • Random March 31st 2021 Is Becoming An Increasingly Depressing Day For Mario Fans

    Give the poor guy a break

    Considering he serves as the company mascot and generates more revenue per year than we could ever picture in our tiny minds, Nintendo sure seems hell-bent on ruining poor old Mario's day next year. 31st March 2021 is shaping up to be a pretty memorable day in Mario's history, but for all the wrong reasons. On that day,...

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    • Nintendo
    • Random
  • News Super Mario Maker Online Services To Be Terminated, Will Soon Be Removed From Sale

    Goodbye, old friend

    Nintendo has announced a discontinuation of online services for the original Super Mario Maker on Wii U, meaning players will no longer be able to upload their own courses. The discontinuation comes into effect on 31st March 2021; from that date, it will "no longer be possible to upload courses" and on that same day, the Super...

    • Wii U
    • Super Mario
  • News Nintendo Adding Sharp As Switch Manufacturing Partner Could Boost Q4 Sales Year-On-Year

    Switch is in for a decent final quarter

    Bloomberg is reporting that Nintendo has increased Switch production by partnering with a manufacturing site based in Malaysia owned by Japanese tech giant Sharp. According to sources close to the matter, Nintendo has taken on this additional production stream to satisfy demand and future-proof against any...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Business
  • News New Animal Crossing-Themed Nintendo Switch Lite Bundles Appear For Black Friday

    Available at the Nintendo UK Store

    New Nintendo Switch Lite bundles that include a copy of Animal Crossing: New Horizons have arrived at the Nintendo UK Store just in time for Black Friday. You can pick up either a Turquoise or Coral Pink Switch Lite console as part of the new promotion, with Animal Crossing: New Horizons artwork featured on the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Lite
    • Animal Crossing
    • UK
  • News Animal Crossing Wins Nintendo Game Of The Year At The Golden Joysticks, Here Are All The Winners

    The Last of Us Part II wins big

    This year's Golden Joystick Awards winners have now been announced, and we have the full list of winners for you below. Animal Crossing: New Horizons earned 'Nintendo Game of the Year', which we must say is absolutely deserved considering the impact it had worldwide earlier in the year. Nintendo hasn't received all...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Golden Joystick Awards
  • News Pikmin 3 Deluxe Updated To Version 1.1.0, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Fixes some bugs

    Nintendo has released its very first update for Pikmin 3 Deluxe on the Switch. This small update bumps the game up to version 1.1.0. Based on the patch notes, it's a number of bug fixes (how appropriate). Here are the full details courtesy of Nintendo's official support page: Ver. 1.1.0 (Released November 24, 2020) - Fixes the bug...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pikmin
    • Updates
  • News Square Enix Launches Permanent Work-From-Home Program Next Month

    "80% of employees to be home based"

    2020 has been a year like no other - with pretty much the entire tech and video game industry required to work from home during the height of the pandemic. With this in mind, Square Enix - publishing upcoming releases like Balan Wonderworld and the recently revealed NEO: The World Ends With You - has announced it...

    • Industry
    • Square Enix
    • Japan
  • Soapbox 10 Years On, We Need More Brave, Worthwhile Experiments Like Epic Mickey

    The Brave Little 'Failure'

    In some ways, the Wii era feels further away than it actually is. The modern gaming landscape, though certainly influenced by Nintendo's approachable little console, seems so laser focused on pixel counts, framerates and raytracing that Wii feels incredibly old-school in 2020. The idea that just ten years ago we were still...

    • Soapbox
    • Features
    • Disney
    • Wii
  • News Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics Version 1.1.3 Is Now Available, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Download it now

    Nintendo has released another update for Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics on the Switch. This one focuses on a fix for a small issue. Below are the full patch notes, courtesy of the official support page: Ver. 1.1.3 (Released November 24, 2020) Online Fixed an issue that caused an error to occur when the software...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
  • News Skeleton Crew's Enchanting Action-Adventure Olija Washes Up On Nintendo Switch In 2021

    Explore, escape and survive

    Update [Wed 25th Nov, 2020 00:15 GMT]: It seems the action-adventure Olija will no longer be released this year. Skeleton Crew and Devolver Digital have now confirmed it'll wash up on the Switch in 2021. Above is an updated trailer. Original article [Sun 12th Jul, 2020 08:45 BST]: Apart from Carrion, one other Switch...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Devolver Digital
  • News Capcom Switch Sale Discounts Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Mega Man And More (North America)

    Plus Monster Hunter, Okami...

    Just in case the Devolver Digital, Sega and 2K sales weren't enough for you, another major publisher is also offering up plenty of great games at discounted prices in North America. As part of

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales
    • Capcom
    • Black Friday
  • Rumour The Mando And Baby Yoda Might Be Joining Fortnite's Fifth Season

    This is the way

    If you've ever wanted to take control of The Mandalorian in a video game, then you might be in luck...provided you're a fan of Epic's battle royale game, Fortnite. Prominent leakers within the game's community have reportedly uncovered an image featuring some new skins and leading the way is the Mando himself. Of course, The Child...

    • Rumour
    • Fortnite
    • Star Wars
    • Disney
  • News 2K Black Friday Sale Discounts BioShock, Borderlands, WWE And More On Switch (North America)

    Plus NBA, XCOM and Civ VI

    Publisher 2K has joined in with the Nintendo Switch discount bonanza currently taking place in North America. You'll find games from the BioShock, Borderlands, Civilization, NBA, and WWE series all on offer below, as well as several other titles thrown in for good measure. Check these out: - BioShock 2 Remastered –...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • 2K
    • Black Friday
    • Sales
  • Feature Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered Developer On "Restoring And Finishing An Old Painting"

    "I’d love to bring back F-Zero, SSX or Ridge Racer"

    Nintendo Switch may have been slow off the starting line when it came to racers, 'realistic' or otherwise, but in the years since launch it's slowly but surely built up a fine catalogue of racing games in addition to everyone's favourite kart racing plumber. Criterion's evergreen Burnout Paradise...

    • Features
    • Interviews
    • Need For Speed
  • News Paper Mario And Octopath Traveler Smash Bros. Spirits No Longer Limited-Time

    Add them to your collection

    Nintendo has done some fantastic cross-over spirit events in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, but one downside is they're often limited-time events, where you only get a handful of days to acquire them all. If you happened to miss out on the Octopath Traveler and Paper Mario: The Origami King ones, the good news is they've...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Absurd Battle Game Fight Crab Gets Free Update And Crazy Live-Action Trailer

    New in-game skins make your crab ultra-shiny

    Fight Crab is one of the very few games which somehow become more and more ridiculous the more you look at them, and the brand new trailer above is only making things even more bizarre. Titled 'Crab-Mageddon! The Complete Live-Action Story of Fight Crab', the trailer certainly captures the spirit of this...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch

Tuesday24th Nov 2020

  • Guide Nintendo Switch Winter Games - All The Big Games Coming In 2020, And Beyond

    All the big Switch games on the horizon

    2020 has certainly been an unusual year. Along with juggernaut releases like Animal Crossing: New Horizons, we've seen big announcements like Paper Mario: The Origami King, Pikmin 3 Deluxe,

    • Guides
    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Guide Where To Buy LEGO Super Mario Sets, Expansion Sets, Power-Up Packs And The LEGO NES

    LEGO never looked so good

    Update: Nintendo's Official UK Store has some discounts live on various sets, plus a deal where you can bag yourself a free LEGO Super Mario Super Mushroom Surprise Expansion Set when you spend over £65. Check out the offers below. The union that kids (and big kids) have wanted for so long finally came to pass with...

    • Guides
    • Super Mario
    • LEGO
  • News "Free Melee" Becomes "Save Smash" Following Nintendo's Legal Action Against Competitive Smash Bros. Event

    Nintendo says it had "no choice but to step in"

    Update: The #FreeMelee hashtag has evolved into #SaveSmash, and has, at the time of writing, picked up 21.7K tweets – enough for it to begin trending around the world on Twitter.

    • Super Smash Bros
    • Nintendo
    • GameCube
    • US
  • Random No, The World Ends With You Sequel Is Not A Persona 5 Rip-Off

    Some think the games are a little too similar

    As you've likely seen by now, Square Enix has announced a sequel to the Nintendo DS classic, The World Ends With You. Not long after NEO: The World Ends With You for the Switch and PlayStation 4 was revealed, Person

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video 21 Nintendo 64 Games Everyone Should Play

    In no particular order

    The N64 may have failed to reach the same dizzy commercial heights as the NES and SNES, but it's unquestionably home to some of the finest video games Nintendo has ever produced, and rightfully holds a special place in the hearts of many gaming fans. On that topic, do remember when we asked you, our lovely readers, to rank...

    • Videos
    • Retro
    • N64
  • Random It's Possible To Play PS5 (Or Any Other Console) Via Your GBA

    Hope you don't mind a resolution drop

    Whenever a new piece of technology arrives on the scene, there's always the temptation to push it in unexpected directions, and that's what YouTuber The Retro Future has done for the shiny new PlayStation 5. While this smart new console is technically capable of outputting an 8K signal, The Retro Future has...

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    • PS5
    • GBA
  • Review Serious Sam Collection - Two-Thirds Enormous Fun, One-Third Crushing Disappointment

    Seriously below-par

    The central joke of Serious Sam is that he isn't very serious at all. And nor are his games. In fact, they're extremely silly, and if they don't start behaving they're not going to get any sweets. Yes, Croteam's long-running flagship FPS is a gleefully daft blaster that revels in throwing as many enemies at you as possible,...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Feature GBA Mod Company Creates The Game Gear Sega Should Have Released In 2020

    Showing them how it's done

    The Game Gear Micro was a neat little product and all, but it wasn't exactly practical – it's absolutely tiny, so playing it for longer than five minutes is an exercise in pain, and the fact that Sega only included a handful of games on each unit means you have to buy five different consoles to get the whole collection...

    • Features
    • Retro
    • Sega
    • Hardware
  • News Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Is Already The Best-Selling Warriors Game Of All Time

    Three million sales in less than a week

    Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is off to an absolutely flying start, shifting more than three million copies in less than a week. It only released on 20th November, but early UK sales data indicated that the game could well be on a path to huge success, with physical launch sales outdoing Hyrule Warriors:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Sales Figures
  • News More Dark Is A Puzzle-Platformer 'Intended For Adults', And It Launches On Switch This Week

    60 levels in Hell

    Ratalaika Games has announced that More Dark, a puzzle-platformer that launched on Steam last year, will be lurking its way onto the Switch eShop later this week. Featuring "animated blood and cruelty intended for an adult audience", More Dark has players taking on 60 platforming levels made up of a range of puzzles and gameplay...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Reimagined As A Game Boy Color Title

    A link to the past

    Nintendo and Koei Tecmo's latest game Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity looks great on the Switch, but have you ever wondered what it would have looked like if it was originally released on the Game Boy Color? In celebration of this Breath of the Wild prequel spin-off, Nintendo Wire has released a new "de-make" video based on this...

    • Video
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Hyrule Warriors
    • Game Boy Color
  • News Sega Black Friday Sale Offers Lots Of Great Savings On Switch (North America)

    Sega Ages, Mario & Sonic, Monkey Ball and more!

    The Black Friday publisher deals keep on coming, with a whole batch of titles on offer from Sega as part of the giant Nintendo Cyber Deals sale. We've got the full list of games currently on sale from Sega below and, just like the Devolver Digital sale we shared earlier, all of these deals are...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales
    • Black Friday
    • Sega
  • Guide Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity: Amiibo - What Do Amiibo Unlock?

    Get your five-a-day

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild had some extensive and impressive support for amiibo, Nintendo's series of NFC-enabled figurines. The arrival of this prequel hack-and-slash adventure begs the question: What do amiibo unlock in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity? The answer is... well, the answer might be a little...

    • Guides
    • Zelda
    • Legend of Zelda
  • News Devolver Digital Cyber Sale Discounts Lots Of Switch Indie Favourites (North America)

    GRIS, Carrion, Ape Out, Enter The Gungeon and more!

    It's not just Nintendo that's getting in early with Black Friday deals, as publisher Devolver Digital has discounted a very decent selection of Switch titles for your buying pleasure. The sale actually lines up with Nintendo's sale announcement from yesterday, with all deals being valid from now...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sales
    • Black Friday
  • News Nintendo Switch Parental Controls Mobile App Gets Another Minor Update

    Bug fixes and more

    If you're still one of the Switch owners using the special parental controls mobile app, then it's time for an update. This latest version (1.14.0) adds support for iOS 14, Android 11 and also includes some bug fixes. This is the first update the app has received since July. While it's unknown what exact bugs have been resolved,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Mobile
    • Updates
  • News Next DLC Update For Minecraft Dungeons Arrives On 9th December

    As well as a new season pass and free content

    Mojang has announced its Minecraft Dungeons Howling Peaks DLC will arrive next month on 9th December. It adds a new area, new weapons and artifacts, and of course, plenty of new enemies. It's your job to travel to the top of the mountain to take out the Tempest Golem corrupted by a shard from Orb of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Minecraft Dungeons
    • Mojang
    • DLC
  • News Netflix's The Last Kids On Earth Is Getting A Family-Friendly Zombie Game On Switch

    Launching spring 2021

    Outright Games has announced The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom for Nintendo Switch, a brand new kid-friendly zombie game set to launch in spring 2021. Based on the hit book series and Netflix show, the game will have fans jumping into an all-new story within The Last Kids on Earth's apocalyptic universe. It's said...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Designer Tetsuya Nomura Shares Neo: The World Ends With You Art To Celebrate The Game's Reveal

    Talks about new character Rindo's design

    Yesterday saw the very welcome announcement of Neo: The World Ends With You, a brand new game in Square Enix's The World Ends With You series and a sequel to the DS original. To celebrate the occasion, series character designer Tetsuya Nomura has shared a special piece of artwork. The piece shows off the new...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Gal*Gun Returns Scores February 2021 Release On Switch, Opening Movie Revealed

    Just in time for Valentine's

    Publisher PQube and developer Inti Creates have revealed that Gal*Gun Returns will be coming to Switch in February 2021. It'll actually be arriving just in time for Valentine's Day with a 12th February launch, and the teams have shared the opening movie from the game to celebrate. It shows off the Gal*Gun girls you'll...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Pikachu Returns To This Year's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Dancing Pikachu will also feature

    The giant inflatable Pikachu will once again be participating in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on November 26th. This marks its 20th consecutive appearance in the parade. "Look for the iconic Pokémon to appear holding a snowman Pikachu and wearing a scarf in preparation for the cold weather! "...

    • Pokemon
    • Pikachu
    • North America
  • News Defentron Brings '80s-Style 3D Tower Defence To Switch Next Month

    "It all depends on you"

    If you're looking for a new tower defence game to get stuck into this Christmas, you might want to keep an eye out for Defentron. A 3D tower defence title set in an '80s-style virtual universe, Defentron has you coming up with the best strategies to fend off waves of pesky computer viruses. You see, the action actually takes...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

Monday23rd Nov 2020

  • News Nintendo Goes Big With Cyber Deals Sale, Up To 50% Off Top Switch Games (North America)

    Zelda, Xenoblade, Mario and more!

    Nintendo has announced a Cyber Deals sale on the Switch eShop in North America, discounting plenty of amazing games by as much as 50% (although some discounts actually go a little higher). There are lots of titles available including some of Nintendo's very own major hits. Check out the list below, and take...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Black Friday
    • Sales
    • North America
  • Random Super-Clever AR Hacks Make Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Really Shine

    Wanna be inspired?

    With the right setup, Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit can be a real blast. If you've got the imagination – and perhaps more importantly, the space – it can offer a Mario Kart experience truly unlike any other. Of course, some creative folk are taking things well beyond the norm, including the annoyingly imaginative people...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario Kart
    • Random
  • News Capcom's Releasing A Mini-Arcade System Packed With Mega Man And Street Fighter Games

    Coming this Christmas in Japan

    The craze for micro-consoles shows no signs of slowing down, with Capcom now revealing that it is about to release a mini-arcade machine packed with classic titles. Dubbed the Retro Station, this tabletop unit has an 8-inch screen and weighs 2.1 kg. It comes with the following titles: Mega Man The Power Battle Mega...

    • Capcom
    • Retro
    • Hardware
  • News Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity UK Launch Sales Are 'Nearly 324% Bigger' Than Original

    But not as high as traditional Zeldas

    Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity has had a very decent start to life in the UK, with physical sales being significantly higher than those of Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition at launch. As you may have seen from our UK charts round-up earlier today, Age of Calamity managed to earn a sixth-place debut behind...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • UK
  • News Mortal Kombat 11 Receives Huge Update - Full Patch Notes (November 2020)

    It's a big one!

    A huge update has been released for Mortal Kombat 11 on Nintendo Switch, introducing gameplay adjustments, stability improvements, character tweaks, and more. The patch arrives alongside the release of Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate, a "definitive" version of the game that also received a physical version in Europe. The update's full...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • News Square Enix Announces NEO: The World Ends With You, A Sequel To The DS Original

    Launching 2021

    Square Enix has announced a sequel to the Nintendo DS classic, The World Ends With You. Titled Neo: The World Ends with You, the game will launch on both Nintendo Switch and PS4 in summer 2021. The release window was revealed alongside debut gameplay footage in an announcement trailer for the title, which you can see above. The game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Yes, The Super Mario Bros. Game & Watch Can Run DOOM

    A stripped-down version, anyway

    Nintendo's new Game & Watch handheld was pulled apart in pretty quick order, with hacker stacksmashing digging deep into the system's code before it even officially launched.

    • Hacking
    • Super Mario
    • Game & Watch
    • DOOM
  • Hardware Review 8BitDo's Arcade Stick Grants That Coin-Op Feel To Your Switch

    Spare change not required

    While analogue control is the preferred means of interacting with console games in 2020, there are many cases where good, old-fashioned digital input is still best. Whether it's a game like Tetris which requires responsive control in the four cardinal directions or a title like Street Fighter II which simply calls for a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • 8bitdo
    • Hardware Review
    • Accessories
  • News Store Your Switch Games In Style With This Animal Crossing-Themed 512GB SD Card

    Joining the Zelda and Mario cards

    If you're wanting to store your beloved digital Switch games in style, you'll struggle to find a micro SD card any cooler than this one. Yes, an Animal Crossing-themed micro SD has been added to Nintendo's officially-licensed range of SanDisk cards. It's the biggest of the lot, boasting 512GB of storage compared to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
  • News Nintendo Reveals Japan's Best-Selling Switch Games Of 2020

    And yes, Animal Crossing leads the way

    Nintendo has shared a list of the Switch's best-selling titles so far this year in its home country of Japan. The list was detailed in the company's free winter edition magazine that was posted last week (thanks to Perfectly Nintendo for the spot) and covers all physical sales between 30th December 2019 and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Japan
  • Guide Animal Crossing: New Horizons: King Tut Mask DIY Recipe And Guide To Tripping

    We like King Tuts and we cannot lie

    With the second summer update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, that good old tripping mechanic from games past was added once again. In addition, a mysterious (and ominous) accessory has also been reintroduced for crafting... Animal Crossing: New Horizons: Tripping and King Tut Mask Guide: While the updates...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
  • UK Charts Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Debuts In Top Ten, But Can't Unsettle Next-Gen Stars

    A busy time for new releases

    UK chart data is now in for the week ending 21st November, revealing that Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity has made a dent in the top ten in its debut week. Nintendo and Koei Tecmo's Warriors-style Zelda spin-off has entered the charts in sixth spot, serving as the best-selling Switch exclusive of the week. Despite this...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Charts
    • UK
  • Guide Why You Can't Time Travel To Turkey Day Or Toy Day In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Patience is a virtue

    With the announcement of the recent winter update v1.6.0 to Animal Crossing: New Horizons, players were elated to have new in-game holidays and events to look forward to... And then, like parents of children who have snuck into the Christmas presents one too many times, Nintendo locked away th

    • Guides
    • Features
    • Animal Crossing
  • Review Cake Bash - Delicious Multiplayer Action That's Too Tasty To Ignore

    Much ado about muffin

    The majority of people, young or old, would be forced to concede that cakes are delicious. Nobody dislikes sweets, and anyone who did would rightfully be cast out from society and forced to live in some sort of modified bin. It's a canny move, then, to make a game about said desserts. It guarantees at least a 5/10 from any...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • News Platformer Landflix Odyssey Has You Trapped Inside The TV Shows Of A Streaming Service

    Update: December release date confirmed

    Update (Mon 23rd Nov, 2020 13:45 GMT): A Switch release date has now been provided for Landflix Odyssey. The game will launch on the Nintendo eShop on 22nd December priced at $14.99, following launches on rival platforms on 27th November. Original Article (Mon 9th Nov, 2020 12:00 GMT): Developed and...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The World Ends With You Anime Launches April 2021 In Japan, New Trailer Released

    International release also planned for 2021

    Square Enix has shared a brand new trailer for the upcoming anime inspired by DS JRPG, The World Ends With You. The trailer shows off some of the scenes you can expect to see in the final product before confirming an April 2021 release window for Japan. An international release is also expected in 2021,...

    • Square Enix
    • Anime
  • Random Someone's Made A Cover Of Hyrule Warriors' Main Theme Inside WarioWare D.I.Y.

    And it's surprisingly great

    The internet has always loved a good cover song or two, but it's not every day that you stumble across a brand new Zelda arrangement inside a ten-year-old Nintendo DS game, is it? As it happens, that's exactly what we have here. YouTube user Squishy Pixelz has recreated the 'Champions Unite' main theme from Hyrule...

    • Legend of Zelda
    • Wario
    • Music
    • Random

Sunday22nd Nov 2020

  • Guide Best Nintendo Switch Micro SD Cards

    The best prices on Micro SD cards for Switch

    If you've picked up a Nintendo Switch or Switch Lite recently and downloaded any games from the Nintendo eShop, it's highly likely that you'll be running out of internal storage space soon. Indeed, storage space is one of Switch's weaknesses, and the fact that there are so many amazing games coming to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Micro SD Cards
    • Features
    • Storage
    • Guides
  • News Deep End's Kickstarter Project Romancelvania Brings The Love To Switch

    "Dracula meets The Bachelor"

    Who needs Castlevania when you can play Romancelvania instead? This Kickstarter project developed by The Deep End Games - a team comprised of individuals who previously worked on titles like Bioshock, Saints Row and Perception - has been fully funded for all platforms including the Nintendo Switch. This "thirsty"...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Kickstarter
  • Review Just Dance 2021 - Still Fun, But Feels More Like A Cash-Grab Than Ever Before

    Blame it on the boogie

    Just Dance 2021 is the latest in a long line of Just Dance games, each marginally different from the last. Much like serialised sports games, Ubisoft's choreographed creation is born anew each year, with a couple of new features thrown in, and a helping of new songs sprinkled over the top. Innovation is it not, but this isn't...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News The F-Zero Series Is Now 30 Years Old

    Speeding away

    The Super Famicom this week celebrates its 30th anniversary and you know what that means, right? The F-Zero series is now also 30 years old. The first game was released in Japan on 21st November 1990 and followed with a North American release in 1991 and a European release in 1992. Since the original game's arrival, Nintendo has...

    • Anniversary
    • Nintendo
    • F-Zero
    • Super Famicom
    • Japan
  • News Capcom Has "No Plans" Right Now To Bring The Original Monster Hunter Stories To Switch

    Second entry is a completely new start

    If you were hoping the original Monster Hunter Stories game might be released on the Nintendo Switch ahead of the sequel's release, don't get your hopes up. Speaking to Gamereactor, Capcom's Ryozo Tsujimoto said the company had "no plans" to bring the original 3DS release from 2016 across to Nintendo's hybrid...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS
    • Capcom
    • Monster Hunter
  • Video A Look At Ocean Software's Cancelled SNES Game Green Lantern

    That never got the green light

    Green Lantern might not be remembered for much other than a failed movie starring Ryan Reynolds over the past decade, but long before this in the early '90s, British developer Ocean Software was working on a licensed Super Nintendo video game for the DC Comics hero. This unreleased project has been largely shrouded in...

    • Video
    • Super Nintendo
    • Ocean Software
    • DC Comics
    • Retro
  • Mini Review Arcade Archives Zero Team - A Long-Lost Coin-Op Relic That's Worth Unearthing

    We could be zeroes, just for one day

    While the arrival of Streets of Rage 4 and The TakeOver might lead you to assume that the belt-scrolling brawler is back in vogue, it's still a pretty niche genre in 2020 – and, to be brutally honest, that has been the case since the mid-'90s, by which point Street Fighter II had made the one-on-one fighter the...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Poll Box Art Brawl #68 - Super Mario World

    It's a Mario, Mario, Mario, Mario World

    Welcome back, you beautiful bunch, to Box Art Brawl — our regular poll to find out which of two or more vintage video game cover variants from around the globe is the best, better than all the rest (diew, diew, diew-diew, diew), better than anyone we ever met. Last time we watched F-Zero take itself to the...

    • Poll
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    • Retro
    • SNES
    • Super Mario
  • News Sonic Movie Sequel Scheduled To Start Production In March Next Year

    Codenamed "Emerald Hill"

    It's safe to say the Sonic the Hedgehog live-action movie was a huge success for Paramount Pictures when it arrived earlier this year in February. In just 10 days, it banked close to $210 million. Paramount didn't waste any time - greenlighting a sequel and locking in an official release date

    • Sonic
    • Sega
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
    • Movie
    • Paramount

Saturday21st Nov 2020

  • Feature Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

    As rated by you

    A lot can happen in thirty years. To be fair, a lot can happen in one year (2020's been a stark reminder of that), but thirty?!? We've seen five-ish console generations in that time, and some incredible advances in the tech and design ideas behind video games, but there was something special about the 16-bit generation. Maybe it's...

    • Features
    • Top 50
    • Best Games
    • SNES
    • Retro
  • News 30 Years After Nintendo's "Operation Midnight Shipping" And Console Launches Are Still Fraught With Danger

    PS5 consoles go missing in the UK

    There's a famous story relating to the launch of the Super Famicom in Japan – an event which took place a staggering 30 years ago today – that Nintendo decided to ship the console to stores during the night to avoid deliveries being intercepted by Yakuza crime gangs. Dubbed "Operation Midnight Shipping", the...

    • Super Famicom
    • Crime
    • PS5
  • Hardware Classics The Super Famicom Is 30 Today

    Still super after all these years

    Originally published way back in March 2013, we thought we'd re-share this feature on the Super Famicom to commemorate its 30th birthday today. To many, it's the greatest video game console ever made. The Super Famicom — or Super Nintendo Entertainment System as it is more commonly known outside of its native...

    • Hardware Classics
    • Retro
    • Japan
    • SNES
    • Features
  • News Nvidia Experiences "Record Gaming Console Revenue" Thanks To Strong Demand For Switch

    Everyone's a winner

    In Nvidia's latest earnings call, the tech giant revealed "strong demand" for the Nintendo Switch has contributed to the company's "record gaming console revenue". “We also have record gaming console revenue on strong demand for the Nintendo Switch" Nintendo's recent financial report revealed its hybrid system has now...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Sales
  • News Sega Ages Team Reveals The Most Popular Games In The Series

    What were the highlights?

    The Sega Ages line for the Nintendo Switch officially ended in August with the release of Herzog Zwei. So, what were the most popular games in the end? According to the Sega Ages team (courtesy of a translation by Oni Dino), in addition to sales,

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sega
    • M2
    • Sega Ages
  • Random Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Might Include A Popular Zelda CD-i Reference

    So Morshu is canon now, yeah?

    Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity not only makes reference to the latest game in the mainline Legend of Zelda series but also pays its respects to various other entries in the timeline, such as Ocarina of Time and even

    • Random
    • Zelda
    • Link: The Faces of Evil
    • Philips CD-i
    • Hyrule Warriors
  • News Sealed Copy Of Super Mario Bros. 3 Sells For $156,000

    We've got another new world record

    Earlier this year in July, a sealed copy of Super Mario Bros. for NES sold for $114,000 USD. It set a new record for the most expensive video game ever sold. While most probably expected it to hold this record for some time, the highest price paid for a video game at auction has now been broken (again). Heritage...

    • Nintendo
    • Retro
    • Super Mario
    • NES
  • News Eiji Aonuma Talks About The Possibility Of More Legend Of Zelda Spin-Offs

    It's an idea first approach

    Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma was recently asked in interview with IGN if Nintendo was looking to pump out even more Legend of Zelda spin-offs between the series' mainline releases. Aonuma said it's really an 'idea-first' approach and explained how a bunch of circumstances need to line up before a project like this...

    • Legend of Zelda
    • Eiji Aonuma
    • Hyrule Warriors
  • Review Chicken Police - Paint it RED! - No Fowl Play Here, This Is A Great Detective Adventure

    Finger lickin' good

    Chickens know things. It's obvious. They have that look in their eye, the slightly disdainful squint of someone who knows what you did and why you did it. They'd be perfect detectives, if not for the small obstacle of their inability to communicate in any meaningful way. Thankfully, developers The Wild Gentlemen saw the potential...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (November 21st)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    With new updates for Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Super Mario 3D All-Stars, as well as the revelation that you can feed squirrels in Zelda: Breath of the Wild – we know

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features

Friday20th Nov 2020

  • News Twitch Streamers Banned For Playing Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity

    But who is to blame?

    Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity has been available in certain countries like Australia, New Zealand and Japan for nearly a day now. While you think this would mean it's safe to stream the game on a platform like Twitch, it seems not, as a number of streamers have been temporarily banned for 48 hours. This has seemingly...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Nintendo
  • Random 3D-Printed Rainbow Road Takes Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit To A Whole Other Level

    We've all been doing it wrong

    The fact that Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit allows you to design your own real-life tracks means that the creative freedom available is already through the roof, but some are now taking that to wonderful extremes. 3D printer manufacturer, BCN3D, has decided to take things into its own hands and create a surprisingly...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario Kart
    • Random
  • Guide Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Korok Locations

    Seeds of evil

    As a prequel story to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity features many returning characters, including the diminutive Koroks. These little plant people love nothing better than a spot of Hide and Seek, and once again you'll find them hidden around Hyrule, waiting to be found. Fortunately, there...

    • Guides
    • Zelda
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Age of Calamity
  • News XIII Remake Was Received So Poorly That The 2003 Original Actually Sold Better Last Week (UK)

    Every cloud has a silver lining?

    Remember last week when we were feeling less-than-convinced over the XIII remake? Well, fans have certainly had their say, making an effort to go and buy the original game from 2003 over the disappointing new release. The remake launched on PS4 last week, leaving fans of the original title upset thanks to a number...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News New Restrictions Placed On Time Travel In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    You'll just have to wait for Toy Day

    Time travel in Nintendo's lifestyle simulation series Animal Crossing has always been a bit of a controversial play style. While some players are eager to see what the future may bring, others believe it's the equivalent of cheating, as it allows you to unlock special items, earn Bells fast and participate in...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Updates
  • News You Can Now Visit Nintendo's Official Island In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Here's the code...

    As part of the latest update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Nintendo has also shared a new Dream Address - allowing players to visit the official Nintendo island in the game. To visit this island, all you'll have to do is go to sleep on any bed in your home and then enter the following address when talking to Luna. Here's the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Animal Crossing
  • Guide Where To Buy Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity On Nintendo Switch

    Hack-and-slash to the front of the queue

    In the fashion of several of the company's announcements this year, Nintendo surprised us all recently with the announcement of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity — a Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild prequel in the Musou mould that's now available on Nintendo Switch.

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Zelda
    • Guides
  • News Doom Eternal For Switch Will No Longer Receive A Physical Release

    Hell no!

    Update [Fri 20th Nov, 2020 04:30 GMT]: Surprise, surprise - the physical version of Doom Eternal for the Nintendo Switch has been cancelled. This game will now be a "digital-only" release. Here's a full response from Bethesda: "While Doom Eternal is 100% on track for an imminent digital-only release on Nintendo Switch, the absence of a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • GameStop
  • Random Some Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Cases Have Gone A Bit Overboard

    The poor box art

    Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is out right now on Nintendo Switch and we hope you're enjoying your copy if you've been lucky enough to pick one up. If you're a physical collector, we also hope you'll spare a thought for the poor souls who have to put up with this. In some countries – namely those that have more than one...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Random
  • Feature Banjo-Tooie Turns 20 - The Rare Team Tells The Story Of Bombs, Bugs And Bottles

    "Bottles got what was coming to him"

    Nowadays, there's nary a game that doesn't finish with a post-credits tease to tee up a sequel or spin-off. There's always a tantalisingly loose thread or Easter Egg hidden in the DLC hinting at a further instalment. It would be a very bold move, though, to name your sequel and directly reference it in a game...

    • Features
    • Interviews
    • Rare
    • Retro
    • N64
  • Guide Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Tips And Beginner's Guide

    16 starter tips to get you off on the right foot

    So, you've gone and got your hands on Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity and you're looking for some tips to getting the best out of the game from the get-go? You've come to the right place! Koei Tecmo's combat-focused Dynasty Warriors series is renowned for its fast-paced hack-and-slash action which...

    • Guides
    • Zelda
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Hyrule Warriors
    • Age of Calamity
  • News Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Gets Day-One Update, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Version 1.0.1 arrives

    'I can't believe this game has an update already,' Zelda said, looking deeply into the screen of her fancy, custom Switch console' Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is finally in our hands (happy launch day, everyone!) and the game has already been treated to an important update. The day-one patch takes the software to version...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Updates
  • News Sealed First Edition Pokémon Trading Card Booster Box Sells For A Cool $360,000

    Smashes the record set in September

    Pokémon trading cards have steadily risen in value over the past few years, aided in no small measure by the fact that the franchise as a whole seems to be growing in popularity all the time. Those individuals who got into the TCG "back in the day" are now of the age that they have a little more disposable...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon TCG
  • News Kemco Kicks Off Big RPG Savings Across Switch And 3DS For Black Friday

    Up to 50% off

    Frane: Dragons' Odyssey, Nintendo Switch Publisher Kemco has slashed the prices of eight of its RPG titles – plus one bonus game – in celebration of Black Friday this year. The deals can be found across both Switch and 3DS, with some games receiving discounts as high as 50% off. We've got the full list for you below: Mom Hid My...

    • Switch eShop
    • 3DS eShop
    • Black Friday
    • Sales
  • Review Kingdom Hearts: Melody Of Memory - A Marvelous Musical Trip Down Memory Lane

    Simple and clean

    It’s hard to believe that the Kingdom Hearts franchise has been around for nearly twenty years. The odd pairing of Final Fantasy and several Disney franchises always sounded like an idea that just wouldn’t play out right, but the series has gone on to garner quite a sizable and passionate fanbase over its long run. With last...

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    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Black Friday Switch Sale Discounts Ice Age, Jumanji And More Family-Friendly Games (US)

    Get up to 75% off

    Did you think we were done with Nintendo Switch Black Friday sales for the day? Well, you thought wrong, because here's yet another one, this time from Outright Games. Eight games from Outright's family-friendly range have been discounted on the Switch eShop in the US. You can see the full list for yourself below: Nintendo...

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    • Switch eShop
    • Sales
    • Black Friday
  • News All Abylight Studios Switch Games Are Now 50% Off For Black Friday

    More Black Friday eShop savings!

    The Black Friday savings are coming in thick and fast now, as Abylight Studios announces another eShop sale. The company has reduced all of its published games on Switch by 50%; the deals found below are valid across Europe, the US and Japan, and will remain active right up until 2nd December. Hyper Light Drifter:...

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    • Black Friday
    • Sales
  • Poll Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Is Out Today, Are You Getting It?

    Come on in and have your say

    If you've so much as glanced at our home page over the past couple of days, you'll no doubt be aware that today sees the launch of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity on Nintendo Switch. The game mixes the characters, locations and story of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with the strategic, hack 'n slash action of the Warriors...

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    • Legend of Zelda
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  • News Nintendo's Official Online Magazine Gets A New Winter Edition

    And it's free!

    The latest issue of Nintendo's official magazine has arrived, this time boasting a winter theme. The free magazine follows the summer edition which launched back in August, featuring plenty of advertisements for Switch's biggest games and handy little features for some of the most popular titles. Just like before, the entire thing is...

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    • Japan
  • News Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Adds New AR Camera And Cabin Features, Free Month's Subscription Offer

    Save on the Furniture & Fashion Plan

    It's not just Animal Crossing: New Horizons that's being treated to a brand new update this week, as new features have also arrived in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. Two new AR features have made their way into the game, bringing its cast of cute, cuddly characters to life in new ways. There's an AR Camera mode...

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    • Mobile
    • Updates