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TodayMon, 26th Feb 2024

  • Video Digital Foundry's Technical Analysis Of Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster

    Blast them!

    We are just a few days away from the release of Nightdive Studios' Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster on 28th February and the tech experts from Digital Foundry have popped up to let us know how the 1995 shooter is looking on Switch. For the most part, the remaster runs well on every platform. Digital Foundry's John Linneman praises the...

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    • Digital Foundry
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    • Star Wars
  • News Reynatis Is An Urban Fantasy RPG From Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts Writer

    Kazushige Nojima, Yoko Shimomura and more team up

    REYNATIS is a brand new action RPG from developers FuRyu and Natsume Atari, and it's launching in the West in Fall 2024 on Switch. The game was revealed during the Japanese Nintendo Direct: Partner Showcase this week, but publisher NIS America revealed earlier today that the game would be making its...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News New Metroidvania From CERN Physicist Focuses On The Wonder Of Science

    Yeah, science!

    Do you like Metroidvanias? Do you like science? You do?! Well good news, because the two are combining in Exographer, an upcoming adventure title from Abylight Studios and SciFun Games. Imagined by CERN physicist and sci-fi author Raphael Granier de Cassagnac, Exographer is a Metroidvania that ditches combat for science-based puzzles...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Rumour New Report From Nikkei Corroborates 'Switch 2' Delay Into 2025

    Nintendo keen to avoid stock shortages

    A new report from Nikkei Asia has corroborated previous reports that the 'Switch 2' - the affectionately named successor to the Switch - will release at some point in 2025, with the report stating that the console won't launch until March 2025 "at the earliest". Nikkei states that the reasoning behind the...

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    • Switch 2
  • Random Nintendo Updates The Domain For Its Japanese Site

    One additional key press required

    Nintendo has announced that it has updated the URL for its Japanese website, meaning those who wish to pay a visit will need to hit an additional key on their physical/virutal keyboard (the horror!). All jokes aside, the firm states that the change is down to "server environment improvements", though as pointed out...

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  • News Publisher Midnight Works Allegedly Targeting YouTuber For Calling Out Its "Scam" Switch Games

    "This is stooping to new lows"

    YouTuber Luke Wild of channel SwitchStars — which focuses primarily on highlighting low-effort, low-quality games to avoid on Switch eShop — has published a video detailing what he believes to be an attack on his channel orchestrated by the publisher Midnight Works. The Moldovan company is responsible for much of...

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    • Business
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  • News Bravely Default Producer Says To Expect An Announcement This Year

    Bravely Default II is now three years old

    Bravely Default II has turned three years old after its Switch launch on 26th February, 2021, and to celebrate, producer Tomoya Asano has posted a commemorative message on X (formerly Twitter) while seemingly teasing an announcement for later this year. As spotted by X user Stealth (thanks,

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  • UK Charts Mario Vs. Donkey Kong Slips Down The Ladder To Third

    Unleash the minis

    After its debut at number one last week, Mario vs. Donkey Kong has slipped down to third in the UK Boxed Charts, leaving EA Sports FC 24 and Hogwarts Legacy to take number one and two respectively. It's still a good showing for the plumber, however, with three Mario titles once again settling in nicely in the top ten. Elsewhere,...

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    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • UK

YesterdaySun, 25th Feb 2024

  • Guide Best Nintendo Switch DLC & Expansions

    Downloadable loving care

    Updated with Splatoon 3: Side Order and Eastward: Octopia, the fantastic farming sim DLC for the adventure RPG Eastward. Enjoy! There was a time, long ago, when games were done when they hit retail shelves. But we're in the 21st century now, and more often than not, additional post-launch content is released months after a...

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    • Switch Essentials
  • News Star Wars: Battlefront Classic Collection Estimated Switch File Size Revealed

    Make some space

    Arguably one of the most exciting announcements during Nintendo's Partner Showcase was the reveal of Star Wars: Battlefront Classic Collection. It revives the OG Battlefront games and even adds some new content and characters like Kit Fisto. If you're wondering just how much space you'll need, the US and UK eShop listings have...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Star Wars
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Hand-Drawn Adventure 'Bo: Path Of The Teal Lotus' Launches On Switch This July

    An action-platformer inspired by Japanese folklore

    Following its successful Kickstarter, Bo: Path of the Teal Lotus has finally locked in a release date for the Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms - with Humble Games and developer Squid Shock confirming it will be arriving on 18th July 2024. If you missed our previous coverage a few years...

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  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Castlevania: Legacy Of Darkness

    Ah-woooooo

    Welcome folks, to another episode of Box Art Brawl! Last time, we looked at Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis for the Nintendo DS. We'd love to say it was a close call, but it really wasn't. North America and Europe teamed up to take on Japan, with the Western design winning with a resounding 87% of the vote. Crikey. This...

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    • Konami
  • News Another Humongous Point-And-Click Classic Is Coming To Switch Soon

    Freddi Fish returns

    Humongous Entertainment has already released some Freddi Fish games on the Switch eShop and next week it's adding another one. Freddi Fish and the Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds will return on 29th February 2024. Here's a bit about this title which was originally released in 1994, along with a look. You can also get a 20%...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Gundam Breaker 4 Blasts Onto Nintendo Switch In 2024

    A closed beta will take place next month

    In case you missed it, Bandai Namco announced Gundam Breaker 4 for the Switch and other platforms during Nintendo's Partner Showcase this week. It's arriving worldwide at some point in 2024 and will allow you to create your own "ultimate" Gundam and then deploy it across a variety of combat missions, where...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Bandai Namco
  • News Lady Gaga Joins Fortnite Festival Season 2

    "Get ready to go gaga"

    Season 2 of Fortnite Festival is now underway and as part of this the "legendary superstar" Lady Gaga (known for smash hits such as 'Poker Face' and 'Just Dance') has joined in on the fun as the festival icon. From now until 22nd April 2024, you'll be able to participate in the new festival pass 'Unlock your talent', and...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
    • DLC
    • Music

Saturday24th Feb 2024

  • Guide 35 Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games To Look Forward To In 2024

    New Nintendo Switch games coming soon

    We've given this list a good old spring clean following the February 2024 Nintendo Direct: Partner Showcase. There are tons of new games coming to Switch in 2024, so if we have to wait until 2025 for the Switch 2, this list should keep you pretty happy. Also, take that 35 with a pinch of salt — it's 35-ish, if...

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  • News New And Improved Nitro Deck+ Announced For Switch, Pre-Orders Live

    Built on the foundations of its predecessor

    Following the release of the Nitro Deck last year, the premium collectible brand CRKD has now announced the 'Nitro Deck+' - compatible with Switch OLED as well as the original model. Apart from "zero strick drift", this new and improved model comes with a "raft of new features" to enhance the overall...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch OLED
    • Hardware
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  • Guide Most Addictive Nintendo Switch Games

    Just one more

    Video games. They can transport you to other worlds, put you in someone else's shoes, and artfully illuminate and educate while engaging your grey matter with entertainment of astonishing variety. There's no end to the incredible, life-affirming experiences on offer: from thought-provoking, narrative deep-dives to blasting through...

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    • Best Switch Games
  • Poll What Switch Online Rare Game Are You Playing This Weekend?

    Five more titles have joined the service

    Five more Rare games have this week joined Nintendo's Switch Online + Expansion Pack service. The first four titles are available in the base tier and the N64 release Blast Corps is available in the premium tier subscription. With these games now available on the service, it's got us wondering which one...

    • Polls
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Online
    • Expansion Pack
    • N64
  • News Mortal Kombat 1's Third DLC Fighter Joins The Roster Soon

    Update: Peacemaker gameplay trailer revealed

    Update [Sat 24th Feb, 2024 23:55 GMT]: In case you missed it, Mortal Kombat 1 has confirmed Peacemaker will be arriving next month on 6th March 2024, with the "Early Access" window starting next week on 28th February. In an update, it's now also shared the official Peacemaker Gameplay Trailer. Due to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mortal Kombat
    • Updates
    • DLC
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (February 24th)

    Jockey up

    The weekeeeeeeeeeeeend *cough cough, splutter*. Sorry. Yes, it's the weekend, which means it's time to kick back and relax with some games. First, let's recap what's been going on this week. So the big news is, of course, that we had a Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase, where the likes of Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance, Epic Mickey:...

    • Features
    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
  • News Irem Collection Volume 2 "Currently Postponed" While Dev Fixes Issues With First Game

    The next patch is coming ASAP

    ININ Games has shared an official statement about its upcoming Irem Collection Volume 2 via social media, confirming the release has been postponed. The developer wants the sequel collection to be released in a state "that's as flawless as can be" rather than repeat the Volume 1 launch which was released with "several...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Brawlhalla Star Wars Event Adds Anakin And Obi-Wan Next Month

    Get ready to "take the high ground"

    Ubisoft's free-to-play arena fighter Brawlhalla will be getting an update soon that transports players to a galaxy far, far away. Yes, it's the Star Wars event featuring the fan-favourites Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi. The apprentice and his Jedi master, who faced off in the prequel trilogy and more...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
    • DLC
    • Star Wars

Friday23rd Feb 2024

  • Guide 78 Switch Games To Pick Up In Nintendo's 'Play On Sale' (Europe)

    Everything we've scored 9/10 or higher

    Reminder: The Play On Sale ends this weekend (25th February), so be sure to grab anything you planned to before time's up. We've already got Telltale's Walking Dead First Season on Steam, but it's only £2.59!... What's that? Another Switch eShop sale, you say? Oh why not, let's have it. Yes, Nintendo's back...

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    • Sale
  • News Octopath Traveler Dev Is Launching A New Dungeon Crawler Next Month

    Sucks to be human

    Acquire, the Japanese developer that worked alongside Square Enix on Octopath Traveler and its sequel, is self-publishing a brand-new dungeon-crawler called Ancient Weapon Holly on Switch next month. Launching 8th March, 2024 on the Switch eShop, the game stars 'human-hating' autonomous weapon 'Holly', who has been sealed within...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Review Splatoon 3: Side Order - An Addictive Roguelite Just Shy Of Excellence

    Starter for Eight

    Splatoon 3’s Side Order has been dangling just out of reach since it was revealed in 2023, but Wave 2 of the DLC has finally landed for Splatoon 3 Expansion Pass owners. Nearly five years after the release of Splatoon 2’s Octo Expansion, Agent Eight’s story continues in the drab and colourless world of the Memverse, but is it...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Splatoon
    • DLC
  • News Next Pokémon Squishmallow Accidentally Revealed By Retailer

    Dragonite joins the gang

    American retailer Walmart has accidentally revealed the next Pokémon Squishmallow. Spotted by u/Britzaaaa on the Squishmallow subreddit (via Siliconera), Dragonite will be one of the next Pokémon to feature in the collection. The listing has

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    • The Pokemon Company
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  • News Pokémon Scarlet And Violet's Next Mass Outbreak Features A Mystery Pokémon

    Update: This event is now live

    Update [Fri 23rd Feb, 2024 07:00 GMT]: It's now been confirmed this mystery Pokémon is....drum roll...Hisuian Voltorb. This latest Mass Outbreak event will run from now until 27th February (Pokémon Day), so here's your reminder to join in on the fun while you can. Original article [Wed 21st Feb, 2024 04:45 GMT]:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Updates
  • Rumour Xbox's Hi-Fi Rush Will Reportedly Launch On 'Switch 2'

    It was revealed for PlayStation this week

    Nintendo's recent Partner Showcase locked in two Xbox games for the Switch, but what about those Hi-Fi Rush rumours? According to Insider Gaming, the rhythm-based action game might actually be targeting a release on the Switch 2, so a possible announcement could still be months out. Here's exact

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xbox
  • News Nintendo Highlights February Partner Showcase Games With New Infographic

    A bounty of Switch games

    Did you miss the Nintendo Direct: Partner Showcase earlier this week? Looking for a quick and handy visual for each and every title shown off? Well, you're in luck, as Nintendo has posted its usual infographic on Twitter for the latest Partner Showcase. Nintendo usually follows up its presentations with one of these a few...

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    • Nintendo Direct
    • Nintendo
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  • News Shantae Advance: Risky Revolution GBA Limited Run Pre-Orders Now Live

    Update: Get yours now

    Update [Fri 23rd Feb, 2024 17:00 GMT]: Pre-orders for the physical GBA versions of Shantae Advance: Risky Revolution are now available, courtesy of Limited Run Games. Don't forget, these are only available until 7th April 2024. We've got all of the deta

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    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News New SteamWorld Game Sales Fell "Slightly Short" Of Thunderful's Expectations

    It's also putting one SteamWorld project "on hold"

    The December release SteamWorld Build has not met Thunderful's sales expectations according to its latest fiscal report. Thunderful CEO Martin Walfisz explained how despite "new momentum" the game had fallen "slightly short" of expectations. He further noted how the genre didn't really appeal to...

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    • Industry
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  • News Switch Online's Mobile App No Longer Compatible With Older OS

    The new update has arrived

    If you're still making use of Switch Online mobile app, and happen to be using an older device, you might want to read on. As highlighted by My Nintendo News, Nintendo's latest version of the app (Version 2.9.0) will no longer support iPhone users running on anything below iOS 15. The latest version of the Switch Online...

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  • News Mother Creator On Third Game's Localisation: "Please Talk To Nintendo About That"

    Mother 3 is now playable on Japan's NSO library

    The 2006 Game Boy Advance title Mother 3 was re-released in Japan this week on the Switch Online service and it's reignited discussion about why there hasn't been a western localisation. The series creator Shigesato Itoi has reportedly been bombarded with all sorts of "complaints and requests" and has...

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    • Switch Online
    • Mother
    • Nintendo
  • Talking Point Which Xbox Games Would You Like To See Come To Switch?

    Halo, is it me you're looking for?

    After what felt like months of rumours, Microsoft and Nintendo finally put us out of our misery during the Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase by confirming that, yes, select Microsoft-published Xbox games will be making their way to the Nintendo Switch to join the likes of Banjo-Kazooie on NSO, and the Ori duo...

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  • News 'Runner2' Leaps To Switch Next Week, Complete With Charles Martinet

    He did a Runner

    Charles Martinet may have hung up his cap as the voice of Mario, but next week you'll get to hear his dulcet tones in a new Switch release. On 29th February, the snappily named BIT.TRIP Presents: Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien is making the leap from Wii U to Switch (see what we did there?) with Martinet's narration pr

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Review Piczle Cross: Story Of Seasons (Switch) - Dependable Puzzlin' With A Faint Farm-Sim Flavour

    A bountiful harvest

    Fans of Nintendo’s long-running Picross series are well aware that there’s no shortage of nonogram puzzlers on the Switch, with developer Jupiter and the Big N’s franchise alone accounting for over a dozen games and counting so far. Even so, there’s an addictive simplicity to the core concept that ensures that further...

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Thursday22nd Feb 2024

  • Guide Every Nintendo Switch Online N64 Game Ranked

    All the N64 games, ranked by you

    Updated with Blast Corps following the February 2024 update. Remember, this is a dynamic, real-time ranking of every available N64 game playable as part of a Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscription. You can add (or maybe even reevaluate) your User Ratings for every game you've played at any time, even after...

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    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • N64
    • Best Games
    • Retro
  • Guide Every Nintendo Switch Online NES Game Ranked

    All the NES games, ranked by you

    Updated with Snake Rattle 'n' Roll and RC PRO-AM following the February 2024 update. Remember, this list evolves as users rate the games within, so head to the game profiles and rate them out of 10 if you'd like to see the rankings below change. Enjoy! The collection of NES games available to Nintendo Switch Onl

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    • NES
    • Retro
    • Nintendo Switch Online
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  • Review Blast Corps - An Absurd, Exhilarating, Explosive Gem From Rare's N64 Days

    Time to get moving

    This review originally went live in 2013, and we're updating and republishing it to celebrate the game's arrival in Switch's N64 library via the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack. Long before the massive mainstream appeal of video games that exists today, successful developers were surprisingly free from the shackles of big...

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    • N64
    • Rare
    • Nintendo Switch Online
  • Random Some Rare Fans Are Upset About The Latest Switch Online Announcement

    "Rare Replay should have been announced on Switch"

    The latest Partner Showcase from Nintendo was packed with all sorts of surprises and another standout announcement was the news five more classic Rare games would be coming to the Switch Online service. These titles include games like Killer Instinct and Blast Corps, and while it's welcome news for...

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    • Switch Online
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  • News Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance Doubles The Length Of The Original

    Take your time

    In addition to the debut trailer for Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance shown during Nintendo's Partner Showcase, publisher Sega has provided an extensive look into the new game via a stream on YouTube. The 'Spotlight' goes over a number of new features players can expect in Vengeance, but if you're like us, then you might be wondering...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Talking Point Pokémon Presents Predictions - What Are You Expecting?

    'mon Dieu

    Following hot on the heels of the February 2024 Nintendo Direct, the inevitable announcement of a Pokémon Presents broadcast to coincide with Pokémon Day on 27th February came along. It's traditional to have a broadcast on this date — the anniversary of the first Pokémon games' Japanese debut way back in 1996 — and it's been a busy...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Poll
  • News New 'Plucky Squire' Gameplay Demonstrates Its Ridiculously Cool Concept

    Yep, we want it

    Devolver Digital has released a new gameplay video for The Plucky Squire to demonstrate its unique and, quite frankly, ridiculously cool concept. In case you've been living under a rock, The Plucky Squire is an adventure game in which you explore a 2D environment within a picture book while also magically leaping out into a 3D world...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Splatoon 3 Version 7.0.0 Is Now Available, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    The Side Order DLC is finally here

    Update [Thu 22nd Feb, 2024 04:45 GMT]: Here's your reminder that this fresh new DLC for Splatoon 3 is now available. You'll need to update your copy of the game as well, so it's running on Version 7.0.0. Enjoy! Original article [Wed 21st Feb, 2024 01:30 GMT]: Nintendo has announced it will be rolling out...

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  • News Hori Unveils Guitar Controller And 'Guitar Life: Lesson 1' For Switch

    Another announcement exclusive to Japan's Direct

    Nintendo's latest Partner Showcase featured a lot of different announcements and some of them weren't even in the local broadcast. One surprise during Japan's stream was accessory maker Hori announcing a new educational game called Guitar Life: Lesson 1. It's a bit different to the arcade-style...

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    • Hori
    • Nintendo
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  • News Nintendo Releases New EarthBound Beginnings Switch Online Icons

    Following the announcement of Mother 3 for Japan

    Mother 3 got a surprise announcement for the Switch Online service yesterday, but the catch is it's only available in Japan. To add to the pain, Nintendo has now released new Switch Online icons based on the Famicom title EarthBound Beginnings. They will be available until 28th February 2024, so be...

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    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Nintendo
    • Famicom
  • News LEGO Fortnite Update Adds Fishing, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    What a catch

    LEGO Fortnite has just got a brand new update on all platforms, and it adds what feels like an essential piece of survival gameplay — fishing. Version 28.30, the "Gone Fishin'" update, means you can now fish for a bevvy of creatures as you explore the world of LEGO Fortnite — a whole separate game within Fortnite. That's not all,...

    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
    • Fortnite
    • LEGO
  • News The Denpa Men Return In New Free-To-Play Switch Game

    Announced for Japan only

    Japan's Nintendo Direct: Partner Showcase, which aired yesterday, had a fair few differences from ours. And one of the biggest of them was the announcement of The New Denpa Men RPG Free!, a brand new free-to-play game from Genius Sonority (thanks, Gematsu!). This is the first game to feature the Denpa Men since 2017's The...

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    • Upcoming Releases
    • Japan
    • Nintendo Direct
  • News Xbox's Pentiment Is Getting A Limited Run Physical Switch Release, Pre-Orders Live

    Update: Available to pre-order now

    Update [Thu 22nd Feb, 2024 20:45 GMT]: Pre-orders for Pentiment's physical release are now live on Limited Run Games' website. As mentioned below, a boxed version of the game will cost $34.99 USD and is due to ship in August. Original article [Thu 22nd Feb, 2024 00:35 GMT]: The Obsidian Entertainment game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Limited Run Games
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Xbox
  • Japanese Charts Mario Vs. Donkey Kong Takes Its Fight To The Top

    Over 60,000 copies sold

    Mario vs. Donkey Kong has made its debut over in Japan to great success, shooting to the top of the charts with a total of 61,930 copies sold. This puts the plumber's flagship platformer, Super Mario Bros. Wonder, at number 2 with a total of 13,036 copies sold, cumulating in 1,745,124 since its release last October. The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Japan
    • Charts
    • Sales
  • News Prince Of Persia: The Lost Crown Devs Promise New Content & Free Updates In The Future

    Take your crown

    Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown is already one of our favourite games of the year, and developer Ubisoft Montpellier has declared that it's "far from done" with the game post-launch. In a video shared on social media today, the game's director Mounir Radi thanked fans "for all the love" since the game's launch at the end of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
    • Ubisoft
  • Nintendo Download 22nd February (North America)

    Pentiment! Penny's Big Breakaway! Inkulinati!

    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: Pentiment (Xbox Game Studios,...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News Another Crab's Treasure Is Looking Awesome As It Secures An April Release

    Shellslike

    Another Crab's Treasure, the quirky soulslike adventure from Aggro Crab Games, has secured a release date for 25th April, 2024 on Nintendo Switch. The news came via a brand new trailer broadcast during the Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase, which dived into some new story details while also showing off some sweet crab-action gameplay. The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Random Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze Could Have Been About Alien Invaders

    Donkey Kong Country: Independence Day?

    Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is all about snow; that much should be obvious from the game's title, even for those who have yet to play Retro Studios' excellent platformer. According to a recent interview from KiwiTalkz in which he chats with former Retro artists Eric Kozlowsky and Ted Anderson,...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Donkey Kong
    • Retro Studios
  • Guide How To Change Your Nintendo Account Region And Play Mother 3 On Switch

    O Mother, where art thou?

    Mother 3, the celebrated final part of the EarthBound trilogy (as it's known in the West), is available to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers in Japan. As of 21st February 2024, the 2006 Game Boy Advance title is available as part of the Switch Online service's library to anyone with a subscription at the Expansion Pack...

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  • News Suika Game Now Has Local Multiplayer DLC, Online Play On The Way

    "Make big fruit with friends"

    One of the many highlights at Nintendo's latest Partner Showcase was the news the indie Switch eShop game Suika Game (Watermelon Game) would be getting a multiplayer mode. It's available on the eShop now and is priced at $2.25 USD (or the regional equivalent). This DLC will add not only a local two-player mode but also...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates

Wednesday21st Feb 2024

  • News Mother 3 Is Coming To Nintendo Switch Online, But There's A Catch

    In Japan only

    It's the news that Mother fans have waited for for years, and as revealed in the Japanese version of today's Nintendo Direct: Partner Showcase, Mother 3 is coming to Switch. HOWEVER, the game didn't feature in the Western version of the Nintendo Direct, so it appears to be a Japan-only release right now. The 2006 Game Boy Advance...

    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Japan
    • Mother
  • News Five More Classic Rareware Games Come To Nintendo Switch Online Today

    Blast (Corps) from the past!

    As part of today's Nintendo Direct: Partner Showcase, Nintendo has announced that five of the now-Microsoft-owned Rare's titles will be available today via Nintendo Switch Online. The games are: NES Snake Rattle ‘n’ Roll RC PRO-AM Super Nintendo Battletoads in Battlemaniacs Killer Instinct Nintendo 64 (

    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Retro
    • Rare
    • Microsoft
    • Nintendo
  • Guide Nintendo Direct February 2024: Every Announcement, Game Reveal, Trailer

    Round Up: Everything announced in the Partner Showcase

    The first Nintendo Direct of 2024 has been broadcast. The February 2024 presentation was a Partner Showcase highlighting Switch games coming from third-party publishers (so, not Nintendo) in the first half of 2024. Below you'll find the video of the full Nintendo Direct February 2024...

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  • News It's Official, Monster Hunter Stories Is Coming To Switch

    Update: Confirmed during today's Partner Direct

    Update: It's happening! Monster Hunter Stories is coming to Nintendo Switch. The Switch version is a remaster of the 3DS title and will be fully voiced. A museum is also being added which will include artwork of the characters and monsters, and a music player. Here's a short overview of what to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Direct
    • Capcom
    • Monster Hunter
  • News Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance Confirmed For Switch, Adds New Chapter & Storyline

    Coming in June

    Atlus is rereleasing Shin Megami Tensei V later this year in what it's calling the "definitive version" of the 2021 RPG. Confirmed during today's Partner Showcase, Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance is launching on 21st June 2024 and it's going multiplatform. While this is a rerelease of the original Switch-exclusive game, it will...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Atlus
    • Nintendo Direct
  • News Epic Mickey: Rebrushed Is A Switch Remake Of A Wii Favourite

    “Good times are here to stay”

    Disney Epic Mickey, originally released on the Wii, will be coming to Switch later this year in a brand new "faithful remake." Announced during today's Partner Showcase, Disney Epic Mickey: Rebrushed brings the House of Mouse's mascot to the console with enhanced visuals. The Wii game was released almost 14 years...

    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News The Original Star Wars: Battlefront Games Are Coming To Switch

    Unlimited powaaaaaah

    Developer Aspyr is bringing the first two Star Wars: Battlefront games to the Nintendo Switch via the Star Wars: Battlefront Classic Collection. The games will be playable online with a Nintendo Switch Online account and will feature up to 64 players. New content to the collection includes Kit Fisto as a playable character and...

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  • News Mother 3 Is Getting An Adorable New Set Of Plushies Later This Year

    To hug while we wait for our English localisation

    The Mother Project is launching four brand new Mother 3 plush toys later this year to commemorate the GBA game's release on Nintendo Switch Online in Japan. (Thanks Wario64!) Look, it's not the NSO localisation we wanted, but at least this is something we could import, love, and understand without...

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  • Poll So, How Would You Rate The Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase?

    A rebrush of genius?

    Well, the sun has set on another Nintendo Direct, and this time, it was of the Partner variety. Dropped via 'on demand', we've had little time to truly digest what we've seen today, but by all accounts, it seems to have mostly been a success. We got news of not one, but two Xbox games coming over to the Switch in the form of...

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  • News Two Xbox Games Get Nintendo Switch Release Dates

    And one is arriving tomorrow

    If there's one thing we all expected to see at today's Partner Showcase, it was the reveal of a couple of Xbox titles coming to Switch. And we didn't just get one — we got two, with release dates! Two of Obsidian's Xbox exclusives are jumping ship in 2024 and coming to Switch — the excellent narrative RPG Pentiment...

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  • News Pokémon Developer's Brilliant 'Pocket Card Jockey' Bolts To Switch Today

    Ride on time

    Following on from its non-Nintendo debut on Apple Arcade in January 2023, the sublime horse-racing-solitaire game for 3DS, Pocket Card Jockey, has finally made the jump to Nintendo Switch as Pocket Card Jockey: Ride On! Developed by Game Freak of Pokémon fame, this curious mash-up of puzzling with breeding and racing horses was one of...

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  • News Surprise! Penny's Big Breakaway Is Available To Download Right Now

    The penny dropped

    After much anticipation, Penny's Big Breakaway has been given a release date on Nintendo Switch, and guess what... it's out now! Yep, you can download the game from the Nintendo Switch eShop for $29.99 / £24.99. The game was developed by Evening Star featuring the talent behind the critically-acclaimed Sonic Mania. It focuses on...

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  • News Fantasy Life i Finally Settles For An October Release On Switch

    Worth the wait?

    Fantasy Life i: The Girl Who Steals Time, the sequel to the 3DS classic, has finally received a release date for Switch, and it'll be out on 10th October, 2024. The game had been delayed from 2023 at the last moment, but judging from the new trailer, it looks like the wait is going to be worth it, as the game will boast a total of...

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  • News Endless Ocean: Luminous Is Coming To Switch In May

    The rumours were true

    Following rumours that Endless Ocean might be heading for a revival, it's been announced that Endless Ocean: Luminous will be heading to the Switch on 2nd May, 2024. Originally exclusive to the Wii, the latest entry in the exploration series will feature online play for up to 30 players, so you can meet and greet your fellow...

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  • News Contra: Operation Galuga Gets Release Date, Free Demo Out Now

    A classic returns very soon

    It's been out of action for a minute, but Contra: Operation Galuga finally has a release date, and it's only a few weeks away. The reimagined version of the classic NES action game Contra, Operation Galuga lands on Nintendo Switch on 12th March 2024 for USD $39.99 / GBP £34.99. Pre-orders are open now on the eShop

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  • News Critically-Acclaimed Metroidvania 'Ender Lilies' Is Getting A Sequel

    Ender Magnolia launches later this year

    Publisher Binary Haze Interactive and developers Adglobe and Live Wire had a lovely surprise for us during today's Partner Showcase — ENDER MAGNOLIA: Bloom in the mist, a sequel to the acclaimed dark fantasy Metroidvania Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights. Launching on the Switch later this year, Ender...

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  • News Kingdom Come Deliverance Finally Has A Release Date On Switch

    Royally invited

    Historical action RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance at last has a release date for Nintendo Switch. Coming to the console on 15th March 2024 for USD $49.99 (or your regional equivalent), Kingdom Come Deliverance: Royal Edition is the complete version of the 2018 RPG, meaning you'll be getting all previously released DLC for the game...

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  • News Incredibly Rare GBA Platformer 'Ninja Five-O' Is Coming To Switch

    Limited Run Games and Konami team up again

    Limited Run Games and Konami are adding another game to the retro specialists' Carbon Engine rereleases. This time, it's the GBA platformer Ninja Five-O (or Ninja Cop, as it's known in Europe) from Hudson Soft. And yep, it's coming to Switch later this year. The game was announced at IGN FanFest 2024 and...

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  • News Tactical RPG 'Unicorn Overlord' Demo Gallops Onto eShop, Save Data Carries Over

    Attention!

    If you're itching to dive into Unicorn Overlord, the tactical RPG which launches on 8th March, then you can download a free demo from the Switch eShop right now. The demo was revealed during today's Nintendo Direct: Partner Showcase and Atlus has confirmed that your save data will carry over to the full game when it launches in just a...

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    • Sega
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  • News Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble Is Rolling Exclusively Onto Switch Later This Year

    Keep rollin', rollin', rollin', rollin'

    Sega has announced Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble, the first brand-new Super Monkey Ball game in 10 years. It'll be rolling onto the Switch later this year on 25th June, 2024. Featuring local co-op play for up to four players, and online multiplayer for up to sixteen, Banana Rumble looks to mix things up a...

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  • News Surprise! Minecraft: Bedrock Edition Now Has Add-Ons

    Try it out on Nintendo Switch

    There's some exciting news for Minecraft fans across all console platforms today, with the launch of add-ons in Minecraft: Bedrock Edition of the game. These are mods created by partners and the community and then released on the game's Marketplace. As part of this, Mojang is celebrating with a collection of free...

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  • News Slave Zero X Has Been Delayed On Switch

    A bit more TLC required

    Slave Zero X, the pixel art action game from developer Poppy Works, has been delayed on Switch, as confirmed by publisher Ziggurat. While no firm release date for the game has been set, Poppy Works is currently aiming to get it out on Switch around early Spring 2024. The reason for the delay is simple: Poppy Works and...

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  • News World Of Goo 2 Brings Gooey Mayhem To The Switch In May

    Goo-dness me

    The gooey classic World of Goo is finally getting a sequel on Switch with World of Goo 2, and it's heading to the console on 23rd May, 2024. The game looks like more of the same, which for us, is definitely a positive. It looks frankly bonkers, and we can't wait to start building ridiculous contraptions with the goo once again...

    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News Digimon Game Producer Kazumasa Habu Has Left His Role After 12 Years

    "I have been quietly passing the baton"

    Kazumasa Habu, game producer for the Digimon franchise, has announced that he has left his role after 12 years. Starting with Digimon Story: Lost Evolution, he went on to produce a number of entries in the series before finishing with Digimon Survive in 2022. In a statement posted on X (formerly Twitter) and...

    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News Warhammer 40,000 DLC Brings The Battle To PowerWash Simulator Next Week

    "Purge the unclean"

    PowerWash Simulator has revealed its next themed DLC pack is based on the Warhammer 40,000 universe. It will launch next week on the Nintendo Switch and allows players to wash away dirt and grime from massive recreations of the popular miniature wargame. As the player, you'll take control of the all-new Adeptus Mecanicus...

    • Nintendo Switch
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    • DLC
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  • News Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story Delivers Playable Industry History Next Month

    Release date announced

    The second game in Digital Eclipse's 'Gold Master Series', Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story, is coming to Nintendo Switch (and other platforms) on 13th March 2024. The release date was revealed IGN FanFest 2024 along with a brand new trailer which highlights the star of this second playable documentary, legendary British...

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Tuesday20th Feb 2024

  • News It Looks Like Gold And Silver Will Feature In The Next 'Pokémon Presents'

    But in what form..?

    In case you missed it, The Pokémon Company announced that the next Pokémon Presents showcase will broadcast on 27th February, 2024. It's not known what will be featured during the presentation, but thanks to a little tip from Nintenduo, it looks like

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  • News You Can Now Buy Your Very Own Sheikah Slate From Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

    It ain't cheap, though

    If you fancy yourself your very own Sheikah Slate from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, then you're in luck. First 4 Figures has revealed a replica of the tool that you can pre-order right now with delivery estimated to commence in Q1 2025. As with the majority of products from First 4 Figures, though, it's not going...

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  • Hands On We've Played Princess Peach: Showtime! - Is It Any Good?

    Show must go on

    Princess Peach: Showtime! is a game that isn’t going to immediately appeal to many of the fans of big shooty bang-bang games like DOOM Eternal, but there’s a place for it still with an audience as sizeable as that of the Switch. Nintendo invited us to come along and give the game a go for ourselves ahead of its release on 22nd...

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  • News Pokémon Presents Announced For 27th February 2024

    And another one

    The next Pokémon Presents showcase has been announced by The Pokémon Company for the end of the month, on Pokémon Day no less. On Tuesday 27th February at 6am PT / 9am EST / 2pm GMT / 3pm CET / 12am AEST (Wednesday), we'll be getting a presentation on the latest Pokémon news over on the official Pokémon YouTube channel. It's...

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  • News Nintendo Releases Update For Switch (Version 17.0.1), Here Are The Details

    Another "rebootless" update has gone live

    After a system update in December last year, bumping the Switch's firmware up to Version 17.0.1, Nintendo has now quietly released another "rebootless" update. This was once again highlighted by dataminer 'OatmealDome' on social media, who shares a brief reminder that "rebootless updates" do not require you...

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  • Talking Point Nintendo Direct Predictions - What Do You Hope To See?

    Howdy, Partner

    There she is! After waiting patiently for the first Nintendo Direct of 2024 — looking back to determine the most probable date Nintendo would unleash its next bumper crop of Switch game reveals and news — we finally have the time, date, and flavour confirmed: 21st February, and it's a Partner Showcase. <related...

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  • Round Up The Previews Are In For Princess Peach: Showtime!

    Standing ovation or slow clap?

    We still have a little way to go before Nintendo lifts the curtain on Princess Peach: Showtime! on 22nd March, but that doesn't mean that we can't have a little peek behind it to see how things are shaping up. The way that we can do this is by checking out the game's previews (sorry, there's no actual curtain) which...

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  • Review Bandle Tale: A League Of Legends Story (Switch) - A Cute Crafting RPG That Needs Untangling

    Legends never die

    Last month, Riot Games announced a substantial number of layoffs within the company, and one of the casualties was the Riot Forge publishing arm. Over the last few years, Riot Forge partnered with various indie developers to produce a diverse lineup of single-player games set in the world of Runeterra, and these games all proved to...

    • Reviews
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  • News Cult Of The Lamb Summons New Update On Switch, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Bleat it, bugs!

    2022's indie darling Cult of the Lamb has seen a good level of post-launch support over the past two years covering everything from content updates to crossovers. Today, developer Massive Monster has shared a new batch of newness, and while it might not be quite as exciting as some of those we have seen in the past, it's good to know...

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  • News New Special Edition TIME Magazine Celebrates 25 Years Of Pokémon In North America

    Better late than never, eh?

    It has been 25 years since Pokémon Red and Blue was released in North America. In fact, it has been 25 years and five months, but in the spirit of 'better late than never,' TIME has decided to get in on the action with a new special edition of the magazine. Ahead of Pokémon Day 2024 (and the Pokémon Presents showcase...

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  • News Stolen Realm Is A Turn-Based Fantasy RPG Adventuring Onto Switch Next Month

    Let's roll

    Publisher and developer Burst2Flame has today announced that it will be bringing the fantasy turn-based RPG Stolen Realm to Switch on 8th March. This takes everything that we are used to seeing in fantasy RPGs — a huge class system, strategic combat, dragons — and adds in a new 'simultaneous' twist where your whole party takes their...

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  • Review Promenade (Switch) – Imperfect But Pleasant (And Punishing) Puzzle-Platforming

    Cog-nitive

    In games, we often talk about ‘levels’ and ‘levelling up’. Promenade takes that to the – ahem – next level. France-based Holy Cap Studios and Red Art Games bring us this 2D puzzle-platformer collectathon that connects a mix of lands via a Great Elevator. Inspired by other titles, it may not be the most original, but true to...

    • Reviews
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  • Feature Shiren The Wanderer Devs On Preserving Series' "Difficulty" And "Uniqueness"

    "I made sure to preserve what I believed to be valuable"

    Shiren the Wanderer is one of the longest-running roguelike series in the world. Debuting back in 1995 as the second entry in the Mystery Dungeon series, Mystery Dungeon 2: Shiren the Wanderer introduced the world to the young boy who would explore many procedurally-generated dungeons over the...

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  • News Nintendo's Next Switch Online Game Trial Is Now Available (North America)

    Kick-off today

    It's a new month and that means there's now a new Switch Online trial available to members of Nintendo's subscription service. This time around it's EA Sports FC 24 and it's accessible to subscribers from now until 26th February 2024 in North America. The same trial started in Europe last week and runs until 21st February 2024 in...

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  • Random Mario Kart 8 Tournaments With A Live Jazz Band Is A Thing

    Sign us up

    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has some superb music; that much is certain. We've spent many hours bopping our heads along to the jazz-inspired tracks with our headphones on, but what if you could experience the music with a live jazz band instead? Well, you can! If you're willing to travel to Oklahoma City, that is. As highlighted by The Guardian,...

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  • News Netflix Confirms New Episodes Of Pokémon Concierge Are On The Way

    Get ready to return to the Pokémon Resort

    After a delightful introduction last December, the new stop-motion Netflix series Pokémon Concierge is now getting more episodes. Netflix and The Pokémon Company have confirmed "new episodes" are "now in production". It's not been revealed just yet how many episodes we'll be getting or when they'll...

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Monday19th Feb 2024

  • Talking Point If 'Switch 2' Isn't Coming Until 2025, What's Nintendo Got Up Its Sleeve This Year?

    Is there enough in the tank to coast through 2024?

    Reports that Nintendo's unannounced Switch successor may be subject to a behind-the-scenes delay suggest that the current console might have yet another Holiday season all to itself. In March, Nintendo Switch will enter its eighth year, and scuttlebutt from industry sources had previously pegged...

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  • News Nintendo Shares Drop Following Latest Reports Of Switch 2 'Delay'

    After seeing a record high last month

    Nintendo's shares in Japan have dropped after last week's report that the Switch successor will now not be launching until Q1 2025 (thanks, VGC). The company posted a record high for shares last month, as 'Switch 2 fever' seemed to be sweeping the globe. However, following the claim by Brazilian journalist

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  • News Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance Has Been Rated In Korea

    Supposedly a 'complete edition' of the RPG

    If you've yet to experience Altus' excellent RPG Shin Megami Tensei V on the Switch, then worry not, because it looks like a more complete edition is on the way. As reported by Gematsu, a rating for Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance by The Game Rating and Administration Committee of Korea has been spotted,...

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  • News Nintendo Is Currently The Richest Company In Japan

    Rolling in yen

    According to new data from Toyo Keizai, an economics magazine company based in Tokyo, Japan, Nintendo is currently the richest company in the country. As spotted by Install Base forums and X user Pierre485, Nintendo currently boasts a cash and cash equivalent value of roughly $11.44 billion when converted from Japanese yen. According...

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  • Review qomp 2 (Switch) - The Spiritual Successor That Pong Deserves

    Ping-Pong

    When Atari first announced qomp2 as a reimagining of the arcade classic Pong, we must admit to feeling somewhat sceptical of the similarities. Yet after completing all 30 levels in the Graphite Lab-developed puzzler, we’re convinced that it is very much the spiritual successor that Pong deserves. It’s a game that only increased its...

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  • News Team Friday Triumphs In Splatoon 3's Latest Splatfest

    Ladies and gentlemen, the weekend

    Update #3 [Mon 19th Feb, 2024 09:45 GMT]: Well, the weekend of inking is once again over in Splatoon 3 and we have another Splatfest champion. In Europe, North America and Australia regions, it was Team Friday that came out on top in the battle of "What's the best day of the weekend?" What's more, it was a pretty...

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  • Poll What Review Score Would You Give Mario vs. Donkey Kong?

    Mario vs. DK vs. you

    Last week, Mario and Donkey Kong's decade-old dispute bubbled back to the surface in the appropriately titled Mario vs. Donkey Kong, a Switch remake of the identically titled GBA original from 2004. NL's stalwart PJ O'Reilly enjoyed his time with it, awarding it a 'Good' 7/10 in his review and highlighting the new co-op mode as...

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  • Random Japan Is Getting Another Mother-Themed G-Shock Watch

    Earthbound celebrates 30th anniversary this year

    The cult hit EarthBound (Mother 2) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, so naturally, that means that Japan is getting another collaboration between Mother and watch manufacturer Casio. Due for launch on 14 March, 2024 via a lottery purchase system, the 'Mother Red's GW-6900' follows a...

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  • UK Charts Mario vs. Donkey Kong Swings Past The Competition In Its Debut Week

    Always bet on red

    After a brief delay, we have got our first look at this week's UK boxed charts and it has been a good one for Nintendo's newest remaster. Yes, Mario vs. Donkey Kong has climbed the ladder in its debut week, beating the rest of the competition to grab the gold. The Nintendo mascot appears another two times in the top ten, in fact,...

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  • News 'SpringFest' Blooms Into Splatoon 3 This April With A Fresh Batch Of Free Items

    "stay tuned for more details"

    Speeding from one event to the next, Nintendo has today announced that the 'SpringFest' festival will be coming to Splatoon 3 in April 2024. @NintendoUK made the announcement by showing some of the Splatsville decorations that we can expect to see and noting that more information will be revealed soon. Going by...

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  • Exclusive Warhammer 40,000: Dakka Squadron Blasts Off On Switch Next Month

    'Direct Dakka'

    It's been a minute since we last covered Warhammer 40,000: Dakka Squadron (August 2023, specifically), but we can now exclusively reveal that the game is heading to Switch on 8 March, 2024. The accompanying trailer from publisher RedDeearGames showcases some direct Switch footage, and while there's certainly been a noticable...

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  • News Mario vs. Donkey Kong's OG Composers Talk Making The Jump From GBA To Switch

    “This was the opportunity of a lifetime”

    Mario vs. Donkey Kong is finally here on Switch. This remake gives the original GBA puzzle platformer a fresh lick of paint and throws in a handful of new features too — including a fully revamped score. The composers for the GBA original, DigiPen Music Department, were brought back on this time around...

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