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TodayMon, 15th Oct 2018

  • News The World Ends With You Debuts At Number 21 In UK Charts, Super Mario Party Sales Drop 45%

    Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII on top

    In a week relatively quiet on the Nintendo release front, third-party titles have once again charged their way to the top of the UK charts. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII takes the top spot this time around, with a dramatic fall in physical sales over last year's edition suggesting that the general shift to digital...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News Arcade Fighter SkyScrappers Is Punching Its Way To Switch With An Exclusive TATE Mode

    Out later this month

    Ground Shatter and Ant Workshop have revealed that SkyScrappers, an arcade-style, multiplayer fighting game, will be available on Nintendo Switch later this month. The game throws players onto a variety of exploding skyscrapers, where they must race, scrap, and scale their way up crumbling brickwork to reach the top. Players...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Pianista: The Legendary Virtuoso Will Bring A Classical Dose Of Rhythm Action To Switch

    A "high-end piano music game"

    Korean developer Superb Corp. has announced Pianista: The Legendary Virtuoso, a rhythm game set to be released on Nintendo Switch. Pianista: The Legendary Virtuoso is described as "a high-end piano music game", featuring music from 23 of the world's greatest composers from the Baroque to the Romantic period. The game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News This Nintendo Switch 'Safe' Keeps Your Console And Game Card Slot Under Lock And Key

    You can still turn it on, though

    A Nintendo Switch 'Game Console Safe' has appeared on the market, giving customers the chance to rather literally lock their console to its dock for more security. The item is currently being sold on Etsy from seller 3Dexpressions, with its product description highlighting just some of the situations in which it...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
  • News Super Mario Party's First Week Japan Sales Outperform Previous Entry On Wii U

    The life of the party

    In its opening weekend in Japan, Super Mario Party on the Nintendo Switch sold 142,868 copies. Joy-Con sales were also reportedly up by "+200%" (three times the regular amount) during this launch period. It's likely no surprise to hear the game has now significantly outsold sales of the previous entry in the series,

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
  • News Pokémon GO AR+ Is Now Supported On Android Devices

    Real size Pokémon

    It's easy to forget Pokémon GO is an augmented reality mobile game if you don't actually use this feature on a regular basis. Perhaps Niantic's latest news might tempt you to reactivate it, assuming you're an Android user. Following last year's iOS update which added support for the AR kit, ARCore can now be downloaded from the...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Go
    • Niantic
  • Video Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Mod Adds Bowsette

    Link better watch out

    As Nintendo has nothing to say about the internet's obsession with Bowsette, modders continue to take matters into their own hands by adding the fan-made creation to multiple games. We've previously seen Bowsette as the final boss in

    • Video
    • The Legend of Zelda
    • Bowsette
    • Zelda
  • Random Mojang Wants Your Cat In Minecraft

    Is your feline better than the rest?

    Mojang and Microsoft are running a cat contest in Minecraft. Basically, it's a chance for one lucky player to have their very own feline added to the game. Here's how the competition came about: Our excellent pixel artist, Jasper Boestra, has already designed loads of cute-tacular new cat skins that are coming...

    • Random
    • Minecraft
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News Zen Studios Under Fire For Censorship In Pinball FX3, Explains It Was To Keep Game "Family-Friendly"

    Good intentions

    In September, Zen Studios revealed it had acquired the Williams and Bally pinball collection for Pinball FX3. At the time of the announcement, the Managing Director revealed the development team had grown up admiring these pinball machines and were devoted to treating each of the beloved tables with a great level of respect. Since...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • DLC

YesterdaySun, 14th Oct 2018

  • News Sonic Double Pack For Nintendo Switch Listed On Amazon Italy

    Twice as fast

    Sonic Mania Plus is arguably the greatest Sonic game of all-time. Among critics, it became the highest-rated outing for the blue blur in 25 years. Its original launch in 2017 and DLC update earlier this year also had fantastic sales on the Switch. If you haven't picked up Sonic's latest game in physical form just yet, this latest...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sonic
    • Sega
  • News Square Enix Is Releasing A Demo For Dragon Quest Builders 2

    Build before you buy

    Although the west only received Dragon Quest Builders on the Nintendo Switch at this start of this year, Square Enix is already well into the development cycle of Dragon Quest Builders 2. At a recent Japanese event, producer Noriyoshi Fujimoto revealed the team would start work on a demo for the sequel, once the full version of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
  • News Sega Wants Simultaneous Video Game Releases Worldwide

    Also plans to revive idle IP

    Sega Sammy's integrated report for 2018 has revealed one of the Japan-based company's "Road to 2020" objectives is to simultaneously release games worldwide. The report touches on the localisation of Japanese games and explains how better quality translations result in a more positive reception from players worldwide...

    • Sega
    • Japan
    • Business
  • Random Introducing Gooigi, Your New Co-Op Partner In Luigi's Mansion

    A star is born

    Now that Luigi's Mansion for 3DS has been released in the US, we can apparently share an odd secret about the game that Nintendo requested reviewers not to mention. Even though the remake is based on the 2001 GameCube launch title, the new version of Luigi's Mansion does include some additional features like amiibo support and a...

    • Random
    • 3DS
    • Nintendo
    • Luigi
  • Feature Our Favourite Mario Party Memories

    The Nintendo Life team share tales of glory and broken friendships

    The Mario Party series is intended to engender friendly competition in a colourful, cartoon-like world, but as we all know, it rarely ends up like that. Few Nintendo franchises are capable of totally destroying relationships like this one, and since the inception of the series in the...

    • Features
    • Mario Party
    • Super Mario Party
  • News Nintendo Aiming To Resolve Mario Tennis Aces Co-Op Challenge Error By 16th October

    Finding a fix

    If you've been playing Mario Tennis Aces on the Nintendo Switch recently with a friend or family member, you may have encountered an error where the software immediately closes when you enter the "Co-Op Challenge" mode. Nintendo has now issued an update on the situation in the support section of its website - with a fix expected to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Mario

Saturday13th Oct 2018

  • News Starlink: Battle For Atlas Physical Release Will Require A 6GB Day One Update

    My emperor... I've failed you!

    One of the main reasons to buy a physical game on the Nintendo Switch is to avoid using up extra space on the system and microSD card. In the case of Ubisoft's upcoming release Starlink: Battle for Atlas - out next Tuesday - it appears you're just going to have to accept defeat. In case you missed the game's updated...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Ubisoft
  • News It Turns Out Blizzard Won't Actually Be Adding Cross-Platform Play To Diablo III

    "We do not have any plans"

    Update: Blizzard has supplied us with the same statement DualShockers received (see below). Original article: Yesterday, it was reported a Blizzard Entertainment representative told Business Insider cross-platform play for the Diablo III Eternal Collection was in the works - and talks were currently underway with both Son

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Blizzard
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (October 13th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    It's Saturday! And that means it's time, once again, to discuss our weekend gaming plans. Team Nintendo Life has the usual range of games on the go this weekend, from RPGs to party antics and everything in between, so make sure to read through our lovingly crafted words and join in the fun with our poll and...

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • News Wandersong On Switch eShop Has Outperformed Steam Sales By Nearly Three To One

    Indie love

    Yet another indie eShop release is reporting sales success on the Nintendo Switch. The "side-scrolling musical adventure" Wandersong - published by Humble Bundle - has already exceeded the developer's expectations following its release at the end of September. Speaking to Destructoid, the game's creator Greg Lobanov said Wandersong on...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Eevee Themed Pokémon Event Arrives In Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

    Catch 'em all

    Following a cross-over with Splatoon last month, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for iOS and Android is now hosting a limited-time Eevee-themed Pokémon event. In celebration of the upcoming release of Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, you'll be able to take part in a scavenger hunt by collecting Poké Balls laying...

    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Mobile
    • Pokemon
  • News Psyonix Hosting Rocket League Halloween Event From 15th October To 5th November

    Candy for everyone

    It's that time of year again where the majority of community-driven video games are celebrating the spooky season. Rocket League is once again joining in on the fun with the return of the Haunted Hallows event. This is technically the first time Rocket League players on Switch will be able to participate in the Halloween scares,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop

Friday12th Oct 2018

  • News Smash Bros. Ultimate Is Second Most Anticipated Holiday Release, According To US Survey

    Tied with Super Mario Party

    Data measurement specialist Nielsen has released rankings for 2018's most anticipated holiday games. The US survey was conducted with the assistance of nearly 6,000 people. In terms of games that have not yet launched, Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate placed second, right behind Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops 4...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Hardware Review NS Glasses 3D VR Headset for Switch

    "3D VR" is a bit of a stretch

    Virtual reality is one of those things that seems supremely popular, but technology isn't always willing to keep up with people's expectations. PSVR among others are noble efforts for certain, but Nintendo has kept itself firmly within the old-fashioned 2D TV world with the Switch, at least for the time being. That...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Video
    • Hardware
  • Random Newly Found Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Glitch Defies Gravity And Breaks The Floor

    It's dangerous to go anywhere like this

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild may well have captured the hearts of a small legion of Nintendo fans when it launched last year, but its near-perfect gaming world is still home to a number of strange glitches and bugs that can cause absolute mayhem. One such glitch, which has recently been discovered...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Zelda
  • News Blizzard Intends To Add Cross-Console Play To Diablo III

    "It’s a question of when, not if"

    Update: Blizzard has now provided us with the following statement: While we love the idea of bringing our players together across platforms, we do not have any plans to implement cross-platform gameplay for Diablo at this time. Original Article: Cross-platform play is becoming more common in...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Guide Pokémon GO - Save Your Candies Now For These Upcoming Gen 4 Evolutions

    It never ends

    Niantic and The Pokémon Company has just announced that Gen 4 will make its way into Pokémon GO soon, sparking a frenzy of excitement in all fans. For the uninitiated, that's the collection of monsters from the Sinnoh region that first made an appearance in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl. We don't know exactly when the new Pokémon...

    • Features
    • Guides
    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon GO
  • Review The World Ends With You: Final Remix - A Stylish Reimagining Of The DS Cult Classic

    That power is yet unknown

    Nintendo certainly transformed the gaming landscape when it launched the Nintendo DS line of systems, offering up a distinct two-screen experience that had seldom been attempted before in hardware. Though there were plenty of first-party releases through the years that did a great job of showing off the dual-screen concept,...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • The World Ends With You: Final Remix
  • News Nintendo Shares Top 30 Best-Selling eShop Games For September In US, Fortnite Leads The Way

    Super Mario Party at number five

    Nintendo has shared a list of the 30 best-selling games on the Switch's eShop for September in the US, giving us a quick look into which titles customers are loving in the digital market. There's a nice blend of indie greats, full retail gems, and everything in between appearing on the list - so let's explore...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • North America
  • News Zerodiv Bringing Sengoku Cannon To Switch eShop Next Week

    The entire 'Sengoku' series is nearly complete!

    Zerodiv is back at it again, continuing its stellar effort to bring every single Psikyo game ever released onto the Switch. After the complete English localisation of Taisen Hot Gimmick last week, the Japanese publisher is releasing the third and last iteration of the beloved Sengoku Ace trilogy on...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
    • Zerodiv
    • Sengoku Cannon
  • Video Watch Over An Hour Of Competitive Super Smash Bros. Ultimate With No Items

    Are you taking notes?

    The latest entry into Nintendo's giant, multi-franchise, fighting extravaganza, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is now tantalisingly close to release. If you're finding it hard to wait for that magical 7th December release date, these videos may well be just enough to tide you over. A competitive Super Smash Bros. event called The...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Video
  • News Dragalia Lost Makes $16 Million In First Two Weeks, Outperforms Animal Crossing

    Promising signs

    Last week, Sensor Tower released data revealing the latest Nintendo-published game Dragalia Lost had grossed an estimated $3.5 million in the first five days. Its limited-size launch placed it behind every existing Nintendo mobile game including Animal Crossing: Pocket

    • Nintendo Mobile
    • Cygames
    • Smartphones
    • Nintendo
  • Video See Yo-Kai Watch 4 Running On Switch With This 10-Minute Gameplay Video And Trailer

    Two videos for the price of none

    Level 5 has today shared two videos for Yo-Kai Watch 4 on Nintendo Switch, giving us plenty of gameplay footage to sink our teeth into ahead of its upcoming release. The video above is the Tokyo Game Show 2018 trailer for the game. This gives us a quick look at some of the gameplay elements you can expect to enjoy...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Video
  • Video Digital Foundry's Complete Analysis Of Mega Man 11

    "Capcom nailed it"

    Capcom's Mega Man 11 arrived on the Nintendo Switch last week. Being a multi-platform release, Digital Foundry has taken a chance to examine each version of the game and also investigate how the design of Mega Man 11 mimics the classic releases. As is noted, the team "clearly understands" what makes the series so great. The video...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mega Man
    • Capcom
  • News Free Switch Demo For Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! Now Available In Europe

    Try the demo in English

    A free demo for Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun!, the crazy, colourful rhythm game, has now appeared on the European eShop. This demo has been available for some time now on the Japanese eShop - as has the full game, in fact - but this is the first time that European players can get in on the action from their home...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video First Beyblade Burst: Battle Zero Switch Trailer Shows Joy-Con Ripcord Motion

    Motion control at its finest

    The first official trailer for Beyblade Burst: Battle Zero on Nintendo Switch has just landed, giving us another look at the Joy-Con being used as ripcords in the game. As you can see above - if you make it through all the hectic excitement - the game has you using your left Joy-Con to set up the Beyblade's position and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Japan
    • Switch eShop
  • News Survival Horror Corpse Party: Blood Drive Could Be Switch-Bound According To ESRB Rating

    Originally a PS Vita exclusive

    The Entertainment Software Rating Board has given a new classification to Corpse Party: Blood Drive, suggesting that the game will make its way to Switch. Initially released on PlayStation Vita back in 2014, this game is a survival horror which sees the player help students escape from a haunted school. The game...

    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Nintendo Developer Talks About The Process Behind WarioWare's Nose-Picking Game

    A good pick

    If you're a fan of the WarioWare series, you'll no doubt be aware that the games feature a strange and often rather comical collection of minigames that you wouldn't usually see in a 'normal' release. Among the countless oddities that players will have experienced is Gold Digger - a nose-picking minigame that has appeared in several...

    • Nintendo
    • WarioWare
  • News Niantic's Pokémon GO Catches A Cool $84.8 Million In The Month Of September

    8.86 million additional installs

    Pokémon GO appears to be an unstoppable force, with Sensor Tower reporting Niantic's mobile hit just had its best month since November 2017. The title grossed close to $85 million ($84.8 million, to be exact) during the month of September. This is a 15 percent month-over-month increase and compared to last September...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Go
    • Mobile
  • News Black Bird Brings Pixel Art Shoot 'Em Up Action To Switch, Wrapped Up Inside A Dark Fairytale

    Spooky and shooty

    From developer Onion Games, Black Bird is set to bring its retro-inspired, shoot 'em up, fairytale action to Nintendo Switch next week, it has been confirmed. Black Bird is described as being "the story of a hapless child", following the tale of a young girl who dies one day on a street corner, only to be reborn as the ominous...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop

Thursday11th Oct 2018

  • News Pre-Orders Now Open For These Officially Licensed Wireless GameCube Controllers For Switch

    Available in time for Smash Bros. Ultimate

    PowerA has yet another controller option for Switch players on the way, this time releasing a wireless GameCube-inspired design that can work with your latest Nintendo console. Releasing just in time for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, these controllers have all of the buttons available on the original...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
    • GameCube
  • Review Luigi's Mansion - Experience The GameCube Classic The Way It Was Meant To Be Played

    3D support only took 17 years!

    In the most recent Nintendo Direct, the Big N shocked plenty of fans by announcing a third entry in the Luigi’s Mansion series; while the franchise enjoys a loyal fan base, it was nevertheless a very pleasant surprise. Alongside Luigi’s Mansion 3, a port of the original title to 3DS was announced as well - the...

    • Reviews
    • 3DS
    • Luigis Mansion
  • Random Nintendo's Taiwanese Distributor Rates Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker As 'Mature 18+'

    Tut tut, Toad

    Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is one of the most delightfully colourful, cute, harmless, and downright adorable little games in the Switch's library. From happy little mushroom characters to cutesy cube-based level designs, the game is the very epitome of family-friendly fun for all ages, but that hasn't stopped Nintendo's official...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Review Chasm - A Procedurally-Generated Metroidvania That Pleases Rather Than Dazzles

    If you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes back into you

    Procedural generation is something that can be tough to balance when developing a game; too much reliance on it can make for a game that feels insincere, like it was artificially churned out by an algorithm, while too little can often extend the development time considerably to reach a...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Chasm
  • Nintendo Download 11th October (North America)

    Starlink, The World Ends with You, LEGO Super-Villains!

    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 a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Nintendo Switch retail: Starlink: Battle for...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News Starlink: Battle For Atlas Switch File Size Revealed, Almost As Large As Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

    Out next Tuesday!

    With time whizzing past us at a speed that even Slippy Toad couldn't keep up with - as he files headfirst into danger and ruins the entire operation - you might be surprised to hear that Starlink: Battle for Atlas is out in just a handful of days, releasing on Tuesday 16th October. As such, the game has appeared on the Switch's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Guide The Best Nintendo Switch Accessories - Best Deals On Controllers, Cases, And Headsets

    Grab yourself a bargain

    Whether you’ve just bought yourself a new Nintendo Switch or you’ve had one since launch, sooner or later you’re going to want to grab yourself some accessories. The Switch is a true hybrid device that’s capable of being any type of video game console under the sun, and you can enhance this functionality with a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Features
    • Guides
  • Nintendo Download 11th October (Europe)

    Child of Light, Goosebumps, The World Ends With You!

    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 a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail - New Releases: The World Ends With You...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • Random This Unreal Version Of GoldenEye 007 Aims To Recreate Rare's Iconic FPS

    Releasing in 2022

    Rare's beloved 1997 Nintendo 64 classic GoldenEye 007 might be stuck in licensing limbo, but that won't stop the modding community from trying to revitalise the iconic first-person shooter. For years now, GoldenEye: Source - a fan mod available through Valve's Steam service - has allowed players to live out their old-school...

    • Random
    • Nintendo 64
    • Rare
    • Retro
  • Video Here's A Look At The Latest NES Releases Now Playable On Switch

    A blast from the past

    If you're not sure what games have been added to the Switch Online NES library recently, Nintendo's YouTube channel has released a clip showing off each one in action. For the month of October, the releases include Solomon’s Key, Super Dodge Ball and NES O

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • NES
    • Online
  • Gallery Pokémon GO Gen 4 Update - A List Of All Pokémon From The Sinnoh Region

    The Sinnoh region comes to Pokémon GO

    Niantic has confirmed that Gen 4 Pokémon will arrive soon in Pokémon GO, and we can barely stand to wait. That's the monsters that originally made an appearance in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl, which took place in the Sinnoh region in case you didn't know that already. Sadly, we have no idea when these new...

    • Features
    • Guides
    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon GO
    • Mobile
  • Random This Dreamcast Nintendo Switch Paintjob Sure Is Dreamy

    We'll take seven

    There was a time when you'd be branded a fool for ever thinking that Nintendo and Sega would team up to release content on the same system, but these days you can find Sonic splattered all over the Switch's eShop almost as much as Mario himself. Taking this newfound partnership further - and beyond the realms of reality - this...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sega
    • Dreamcast
    • Hardware
  • News Famitsu No Longer Tracking Sales Of Wii U In Japan, Final Figure Stands At 3.3 Million

    Press 'U' to pay respects

    Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu will no longer track the sales of the Wii U in Japan, finally allowing the console to serenely drift off into the loving embrace of Nintendo's past systems. It comes as no surprise (the console was often generating weekly sales of between 10 and 20 units in recent weeks) but Famitsu was the...

    • Wii U
    • Japan
    • Nintendo
  • News Ubisoft Eager To Find Out Most Loved Mario Characters In New Subscriber Survey

    Is a sequel to Mario + Rabbids on the way?

    Ubisoft and Nintendo have arguably never had a better relationship and it's all thanks to Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. Earlier this year, it was revealed the game had become the highest selling third-party title on the Switch - placing the French-based publisher in the overall lead in terms of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Ubisoft
    • Nintendo
    • Mario
  • News Super Mario Party's Release Might Have Caused Joy-Con Shortages On Amazon's Websites In Europe

    Everyone is joining the party

    When it comes to the Mario Party series, more people typically means more fun. Now that Super Mario Party for Switch is out in the wild, there are reports going around about a Joy-Con shortage in Europe, specifically tied to Amazon. If t

    • Nintendo
    • Super Mario
    • Europe
  • News Uniqlo's 2019 Competition Features Pokémon, Design A T-Shirt To Win $10,000 And More

    Judged by the creators of Pokémon

    Every year, clothing retailer Uniqlo hosts a competition focused on a specific theme; last year was Marvel, the year before was actually Nintendo, and this time around it's all about Pokémon. The contest allows everyone around the world to submit a t-shirt design, with the winner seeing their designs be sold in...

    • Pokemon
    • Merchandise
    • Uniqlo
  • News Here's A Look At The In-Game Goodies You'll Get With Splatoon 2's Octoling amiibo

    The boy, the girl and the octopus

    Nintendo has shared a new video to showcase the in-game treats players will get their hands on by scanning the upcoming Octoling amiibo into Splatoon 2. The three-pack, which features Octoling Boy, Octoling Girl, and Octoling Octopus, is set to be available in the US on 7th December and in Europe slightly earlier...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 2
    • amiibo
  • News Gal Metal Turns It Up To Eleven On Switch Next Month, New Trailer And Release Date Revealed

    A Switch exclusive

    It has been revealed that the Nintendo Switch exclusive Gal Metal will arrive on 2nd November in Europe and 30th October in North America, and a brand new trailer has been released to celebrate. There are actually two ways to purchase your own copy of Gal Metal. Firstly, the game will be available to pre-order digitally from 18th...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Frictional Games Still Hoping To Bring Survival Horror Series Amnesia To Switch

    A terrifying prospect

    In February, Frictional Games - the developer behind the Amnesia Collection - said it was interested in creating a Switch port. Although nothing has been announced since then, a recent interview with GameSpot has revealed the developer is still hoping to bring its series to the Nintendo Switch. Creative Director Thomas Grip...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News Yo-Kai Watch 4 Has Been Delayed Until Spring 2019 In Japan

    While we still wait for Yo-Kai 3

    Yo-Kai Watch 4 - the next entry in the Yo-Kai Watch series and the first to appear on Switch - has seen a delay in Japan, it has been confirmed. Originally, the game had been scheduled to arrive in winter 2018, but the latest issue of Japanese magazine CoroCoro has revealed that it has now been pushed back to spring...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Japan
  • Reminder Snake Pass Limited Edition Physical Pre-Orders Go Live Today

    Only 4,000 copies available!

    If you're a fan of your physical editions, and just so happen to want a copy of Snake Pass on Switch, then boy do we have the article for you. Yes, Sumo Digital's slithery 3D platformer has made its way into a physical edition, and pre-orders are set to go live on Super Rare Games very soon indeed (or have just gone...

    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Acclaimed Portuguese Duo Detective Case And Clown Bot Heading To Switch

    Two mysterious murder cases in exotic Portuguese locales

    Nerd Monkey studios confirmed that they are bringing both point & click adventures of Detective Case and Clown Bot to Nintendo's hybrid console. Released back in 2014, the original Murder In Hotel Lisbon took the duo to the capital of Portugal to investigate a strange suicide where the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
    • Nerd Monkeys
  • Video Embrace The Chaos Of LEGO DC Super-Villains With This Mischievous Launch Trailer

    Out next week

    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games have shared a launch trailer for the upcoming LEGO DC Super-Villains, showing just some of the chaos players can expect to find in the game. For the first time in a LEGO game, players will be given the opportunity to unleash their inner bad guy; LEGO DC Super-Villains gets rid of all...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

Wednesday10th Oct 2018

  • News Surprise! A Special Version Of The Legend Of Zelda Has Appeared In The Switch's NES Library

    Well, they kept that quiet

    If you're a subscriber of the recently launched Nintendo Switch Online service, and especially if you're a fan of the instant-access NES catalogue now available to you, you may well be aware that today sees the release of three new games. Well, it turns out there's actually a fourth - and it's a spin on a Zelda classic...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Zelda
    • NES
  • Review Child of Light: Ultimate Edition - A Painterly Action RPG Which Still Shines Four Years On

    Roses are red, Violets are blue, Switch ports are hot, Here’s one for you

    In 2014 Ubisoft released this striking platform/RPG hybrid across a whole bunch of platforms, including the plucky Wii U, and now it’s coming to Switch. This 'ultimate' edition contains all the extra content previously released, including the Golem’s Plight mission, a...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Child of Light
  • Random Super Mario Party Shows That Nintendo Still Can't Decide Birdo's Gender

    It all depends on where you live, apparently

    Birdo has always been a complex character, especially for the Mario series. In Japan, they're known as 'キャサリン', which loosely translates to 'Catherine' in English, and was referred to in the instruction manual of Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic with male pronouns. Similarly, in the move to the West...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
    • Birdo
    • Super Mario Party
  • Random Refusing To High Five Characters In Super Mario Party Has Hilarious Results

    "Ready... nope"

    If you've been playing Super Mario Party over the last few days, you've probably already started to hear the words "Ready... Yeah!" in your dreams (or nightmares). If you're unaware, a feature in the game has players regularly giving each other high fives for extra coins or time in different modes, with the characters on screen...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
  • Reminder Three New NES Games Are Now Available To Play On Switch

    Technically four, actually

    While the new 'Special' edition of The Legend of Zelda stole the show and hit the headlines earlier on today, we felt it worth reminding you lovely readers that today marks the arrival of the first set of new NES games on Switch - and give you a little bit of background info on all three, of course. The three games in...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • NES
  • News Indie Dev Says Switch Is Easiest Console To Work With, Nintendo "Has Done A Complete 180"

    "They’re pretty much how Sony was years ago"

    With the Switch quickly becoming the home of more indie games than we could ever hope to keep up with, multiple stories from developers have started to appear giving us an insight into what working with Nintendo is really like. Recently, the co-owner of Cosmic Star Heroine developer Zeboyd Games spoke...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Nindies
  • News Sales Of Hyrule Warriors On Switch Exceeded Koei Tecmo's Expectations

    Another success story

    The Switch has allowed Nintendo to re-release Wii U games that many people missed out on the first time. So far we've seen titles like Mario Kart 8, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker make the transition across to the new hybrid device. Early next year,

    • Zelda
    • Nintendo
    • Koei Tecmo
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Review Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition - A 2D Wrestling Riot That Shines Again On Switch

    The main event

    If you’ve ever descended into the deep well of professional wrestling, you’ll know Mexico has produced a scene unlike any other. South of the border, lucha libre is more than an oily entertainment form - it’s a mystical fiction full of real-life superheroes and villains who do battle every week in the ‘squared circle’. From...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Guacamelee
  • Feature What's New In Super Mario Party?

    What's-a new with Mario?

    There's loads of stuff in Super Mario Party. In fact, there's arguably more variety than any previous Mario Party game. But what's old? What's new? What's the banana game? Well, in this feature we're going to take you through the lion's share of what's new and improved in the latest game in the Mario Party series. Game...

    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario Party
    • Super Mario
  • News New Trailers Reveal How To Catch The Mythical Pokémon Meltan And Tease A New Evolution

    Get your hands on Meltan

    The Pokémon Company has shared two brand new videos giving us a greater look at Meltan, the recently discovered mythical Pokémon set to appear in Pokémon GO and Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!. As you can see in the trailer

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Go
    • Mobile
  • News Etrian Odyssey Nexus Gets First Trailer And Special Launch Edition

    The final Etrian Odyssey adventure

    Atlus has shared the first look at Etrian Odyssey Nexus on Nintendo 3DS with its first official trailer and has also revealed a launch edition with some extra little goodies included alongside the game. Being the final instalment on 3DS, Etrian Odyssey Nexus is aiming to go all out by incorporating all of the best...

    • 3DS
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Super Mario Party Sells Over 142,000 Copies In Its First Weekend On Sale In Japan, Hits Top Of The Charts

    Physical sales only

    Japanese sales figures are now in for the week of 1st - 7th October, revealing that Super Mario Party managed to jump right to the top of the charts with a very impressive sales total indeed. The moustachioed plumber's latest outing generated 142,868 sales in its opening weekend. Of course, the game only arrived in stores on 5th...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • News 7 Billion Humans Arrives On The Switch eShop Later This Month

    Get ready to work

    At the start of this year, Tomorrow Corporation revealed it would be releasing 7 Billion Humans on the Nintendo Switch. It's now finally been confirmed the game will be arriving later this month on 25th October, with pre-orders going live from 18th October. The sequel to the critically-acclaimed

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Skybound Games Unsure It Can Secure Original Telltale Team To Help Finish The Walking Dead

    Fingers crossed

    Last weekend, the creator of The Walking Dead and also the founder of Skybound Entertainment Robert Kirkman confirmed Skybound Games would be taking over the publishing and development of The Final Season. When this announcement was made, Kirkman also stated how the aim was to keep the original development team intact, as Skybound...

    • Skybound Games
    • Telltale
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News The Nintendo UK Store Is Celebrating Its 5th Birthday With A Lovely Switch Giveaway

    Enter to win some fantastic prizes

    The Nintendo Official UK Store is celebrating its fifth birthday this week, giving fans the chance to walk away with some lovely prizes in the process. For UK residents, Nintendo's official store has been a very welcome addition to the online retail space over the last few years; usually, major game releases come...

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • UK
  • Video Watch 10 Minutes Of The Onimusha: Warlords Remaster Gameplay

    From Capcom TV

    Capcom has shared a ten-minute gameplay demonstration of its upcoming Onimusha: Warlords remaster headed to Switch later this year. We first heard about this one back in August, when Capcom shared a trailer to let the world know that a remaster of the PlayStation 2 hit was on the way. The game never made it to a Nintendo console the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
    • Video
  • News Shadow Of Loot Box Is An Upcoming Switch Shooter That Takes A Dig At Microtransactions

    A parody first-person shooter

    Ratalaika Games has revealed that Shadow of Loot Box, a first-person shooter that "that picks jokes at microtransactions", is headed to Nintendo Switch. The game essentially tasks you with getting hold of weapons and fighting against an army of evil loot boxes. Each level of the game serves as a reference to a popular...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Ninjin: Clash Of Carrots Gets New Free Demo, Discount And Accolades Trailer

    Give it a try

    The recently released Ninjin: Clash of Carrots has just gone on sale on Nintendo Switch, bringing with it a demo and a brand new trailer (which you can watch above). If you haven't tried this one before, the game is a fast-paced action title set in a colourful fantasy world inspired by Feudal Japan. You play as the titular Ninjin, or...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News Sega Still Thinking About Releasing Puyo Puyo eSports Outside Of Japan

    A pro's request on behalf of the fans

    At the start of September, a South Korean gaming board classification popped up for Puyo Puyo eSports. A few weeks later, Sega confirmed the digital-only title would be released in Japan on 25th October. As the launch date draws closer, there

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News FutureGrind Brings Colourful Flipping Fun To Nintendo Switch Later This Year

    Nail the perfect run

    Until we get our rail grinding fix from the Jet Set Radio series, FutureGrind might just be the next best thing. Milkbag Games' Co-Founder Owen Goss has revealed the game is scheduled to arrive on the Nintendo Switch later this year via his Twitte

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Get Your Puzzle On With CricktoGame, A Switch Exclusive Arriving Early Next Month

    Includes fancy Joy-Con backgrounds

    Polygon-e Studios has revealed that CricktoGame is headed to Nintendo Switch next month, bringing a colourful dose of puzzling action to a console near you. The game has you moving pieces around a board with coloured backgrounds - you need to match up all of the pieces with a background panel of the same colour...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop

Tuesday9th Oct 2018

  • News Nintendo Switch System Update 6.0.1 Is Now Live

    Stability is back

    Nintendo has released its first update for the Switch since the launch of the online service towards the end of last month. Compared to update 6.0.0 which added the NES software library and a bunch of other features related to online play, update 6.0.1 is relatively minor with general stability improvements to enhance the overall...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
  • Soapbox Nintendo's Maddening Stance On Retro Gaming Is Driving Me To Piracy

    Fighting 'ROM culture' needs more than 3 NES games a month

    Soapbox features enable our individual writers to voice their own opinions on hot topics, opinions that may not necessarily be the voice of the site. In this piece, Nintendo Life Editor Damien McFerran laments the fact that Nintendo still doesn't seem to know how to exploit its amazing retro...

    • Features
    • Soapbox
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Piracy
  • News Nintendo Shares First Details, Release Date And Screenshots Of Fitness Boxing, A Switch Exclusive

    Out just in time for Christmas

    Nintendo has finally lifted the lid on the mystery surrounding Fitness Boxing, a Switch exclusive title that was teased a little while back. We first heard about this one several months ago, although details were extremely few and far between back then. Now, though, Nintendo tells us that the game will have players...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Fortnite Is Getting A $30 Physical Edition On Switch Courtesy Of Warner Bros.

    Fortnite: Deep Freeze Bundle

    Fortnite is getting its very own physical, retail edition thanks to a partnership between developer Epic Games and Warner Bros. Interactive. The bundle will be available on Switch and other consoles later this year. Called Fortnite: Deep Freeze Bundle, this new retail edition will include the standard, free-to-play...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fortnite
  • News Skyrim Still Doesn't Support Mods On Switch So Fans Have Taken Things Into Their Own Hands

    "Console modding has often been sort of shady"

    A large part of the Skyrim experience on other platforms centres around its Creation Club feature; also supported by Fallout 4, it acts as a way to enhance your gaming with a whole variety of mods and extra content available at the click of a button. The feature was created by the game's developer and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mods
    • Skyrim
    • Bethesda
  • Random Super Mario 64's Main Menu Was Apparently Based On A Silicon Graphics Software Package

    Simpler times

    A computer enthusiast known as "Dodoid" posted a video on his YouTube channel in August about Silicon Graphics' Onyx RealityEngine² - a $250,000 graphics supercomputer from 1993. What's interesting about SGI machines is how Nintendo, at the time, developed N64 games on the hardware; the console's internals were jointly developed by...

    • Random
    • Nintendo
    • Super Mario
  • Hardware Review E.O.N. GCHD GameCube HDMI Adapter

    Another mod-free HD option for Nintendo's famous box

    While the world waits for Nintendo do something - anything - constructive with its enviable back catalogue of games on its latest console beyond giving us a few dusty old NES titles, there's a burgeoning community which aims to harness the power of vintage hardware to experience the best titles...

    • Hardware Review
    • Features
    • GameCube
    • Retro
  • News Rare Is Set To Open Its Own Online Store, Banjo-Kazooie Plush Toy Among The Products Available

    And there goes all our money once again

    British game developer Rare has announced that it is "making plans" for its very own online store which looks set to feature merchandise based on its popular creations. The news comes from the tweet below, with the company also taking the opportunity to show off an adorable Banjo-Kazooie plush that has us...

    • Rare
    • Retro
    • Toys
    • N64
  • Random The Pokémon Company Has Created An Eevee Dance And It's Absolutely Bonkers

    Get involved and win prizes

    Japanese culture is often full of weird and wonderful things that make very little sense to westerners, but these things arrive with so much charm and happiness that we can't help but love it all anyway. A great example of this is this new Eevee dance which has been uploaded to the official Japanese Pokémon YouTube...

    • Weirdness
    • Pokemon
  • News Generation 4 Pokémon Officially Confirmed For Pokémon GO, Coming "Soon"

    Sinnoh is here!

    The Pokémon Company has shared the tiniest of teases confirming that Generation 4 Pokémon are headed to the ever-popular Pokémon GO. Fans have been asking for the next generation of monsters - which originally appeared in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl - for quite a while now, and the most observant players have also noticed that...

    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Go
    • Mobile
  • News Multiple Nintendo Switch Network Maintenance Sessions Could Impact Online Gaming This Week

    "Some network services may become unavailable"

    Nintendo has shared an upcoming maintenance schedule for the Nintendo Network on Switch, revealing multiple sessions which could have minor impacts on online functionality for short bursts of time. There are four sessions taking place over the next few days, each lasting for 1 hour 40 minutes. The only...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Network
  • News Gear.Club Unlimited 2 Speeds Onto Switch 4th December, New Screenshots And Car Roster Revealed

    "More tracks, more cars, more modes"

    Eden Games and Microids have revealed that the upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive Gear.Club Unlimited 2 will be speeding its way to the console on 4th December. This racer is set to offer players a vast area to explore with more than 3000km of races; on the mountainside, through a nature park, in the middle of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Nintendo's Advertising Spend Drops In September, As PlayStation Takes Top Spot With Spider-Man

    Labo lull

    Nintendo's advertising in the US has decreased in the month of September. Having spent an estimated amount of $6.2 million in August, it's since dropped to roughly $4.45 million. According to GamesBeat and its partner iSpot.tv (a real-time television ad measurement company), Nintendo has gone to third place. Its ten ad spots in September...

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Labo
  • News Save me Mr Tako: Tasukete Tako-San Might Get A Physical Release If eShop Version Is Played

    Show your support

    Yesterday, Nicalis announced the platform / RPG crossover Save me Mr Tako: Tasukete Tako-San would be released on the Switch eShop on 30th October. In a recent interview with GoNintendo, the game's developer Christophe Galati spoke about the possibility of a physical release: There’s always hope! P

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News GRIP: Combat Racing Receives Collector's Edition On Switch With Soundtrack, Art And More

    Limited to 300 units on general sale

    Gearing up towards its 6th November release, GRIP: Combat Racing has just received a brand new collector's edition. The best news? It's available to pre-order right now. Inspired by the Rollcage games of the early '90s, GRIP has been treated to several little teases and videos over the past few months. We've...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Rumour Promo Booklet Suggests Team Sonic Racing Might Be Delayed Until 2019

    Gotta go a little bit slower

    It appears that Team Sonic Racing may well have been delayed until 2019, pushing back the already loose release schedule of "winter 2018". The rumour comes from an advertisement for the game inside a booklet from the IgroMir Expo 2018 - a Russian computer and video games consumer exhibition. You don't need to be able to...

    • Rumour
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sonic
  • News Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Heavy Burger Now “Coming Soon” To Switch eShop

    Here’s Johnny

    At the end of September, a listing on Nintendo’s website popped up, revealing the all-new team battle game Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Heavy Burger would be arriving on the Switch eShop in early October. The originally scheduled date for the game’s launch has since passed and there’s no sign of Johnny’s latest title. Flying...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Data East
    • Flying Tiger
  • News Ultimate Fishing Simulator Reels In A Release On Switch In Q1 2019

    Locations modelled on real places

    Ultimate Games S.A. has revealed that Ultimate Fishing Simulator will be arriving on Nintendo Switch in Q1 2019. The game recently debuted on Steam, gathering 'very positive' reviews from players, and now has its sights set on console releases. Switch will receive the game first, followed by releases on Xbox One...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News FMV Murder Mystery The Shapeshifting Detective Arrives On Switch Next Month

    Pre-orders starting soon

    The Shapeshifting Detective, a supernatural, noir murder mystery FMV from the team behind The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker, is releasing on Nintendo Switch next month, it has been confirmed. We first heard about this one back in July, le

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Motion Twin Releasing Dead Cells Soundtrack On Vinyl

    A partnership with Laced Records

    Dead Cells doesn't just look and play great, it also sounds great. The Bordeaux-based composer Yoann Laulan is responsible for the game's entire soundtrack. In celebration of his efforts, the title's developer Motion Twin has partnered with Laced Records to release the Dead Cells original soundtrack on deluxe double...

    • Nintendo Switch

Monday8th Oct 2018

  • Guide The Best Micro SD Cards For Nintendo Switch

    Get a great deal on a Nintendo Switch micro SD card

    Nintendo's Switch is a gaming phenomenon, allowing you to play on the TV from the comfort of your couch or literally anywhere else you find yourself in the world by simply sliding it out of its dock. No matter how you choose to play your Switch, you're getting a complete gaming experience entirely...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Micro SD Cards
    • Features
    • Storage
    • Guides
  • Random Here Are The Best Super Mario Party Characters According To Dice Roll Statistics

    Yoshi's a bit rubbish

    If you picked up a copy of Super Mario Party over the weekend, you've probably already experienced the strange blend of fun, laugh-out-loud gaming and sudden, utter hatred for those who used to be your closest friends. Well, if you want to be the life of the party - and, crucially, take home first place every time - this may...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
  • News Pre-Orders Are Now Live For These Officially Licensed Nintendo Switch Protectors

    No scratches or dust in sight

    Accessory maker Keys Factory is set to release a new range of Nintendo Switch protection covers, helping you to look after your console's screen and Joy-Con from unwanted scratches and dirt. There are four separate designs set to be available featuring some of the biggest names in Nintendo's gaming library - Mario,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
  • News Konami Confirms There Are "Absolutely No Plans" To Bring Castlevania Requiem To Other Systems

    And here's why you might not be all that bothered...

    As seasoned Nintendo fans, we can't help but feel a certain affinity for Konami's Castlevania series. While the franchise was never 'exclusive' to Nintendo hardware - the Famicom Disc System original was ported to the MSX a month after its release - it certainly found fame on it. The NES...

    • Castlevania
    • Konami
  • News Okami Has Just Earned Its Second Guinness World Record

    After earning its first back in 2006

    With Okami HD releasing on Switch just a couple of months ago, instantly becoming "one of the easiest recommendations we can make for your Switch library", we're sure fans of the game have been pretty happy as of late. Well, now they might have even more to be joyous about, as the title has just been awarded its...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • World Record
    • Okami
  • Video New Super Mario Bros. Wii Mod Adds Bowsette To Final Boss Battle

    Paying respect to the fan-made character

    As Nintendo has already made it clear it has nothing to say about the drawings and "other things" uploaded to the internet, supporters of the fan-made creation Bowsette have taken matters into their own hands by adding the Bowser and Peach mashup into existing Mario releases. One modder has gone as far as...

    • Video
    • Bowsette
    • Super Mario
  • News Sega Wants To Meet Fan Expectations, But Unsure About Inclusion Of Jet Set Radio In AGES Line

    Did the game composer influence the poll?

    If you recall the poll Sega ran prior to this year's Tokyo Game Show asking fans what games they wanted to see adapted to the AGES line, you'll no doubt remember the Jet Set Radio series topped the list. This technically covered the original game released on the Dreamcast in 2000 and also the sequel arriving...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sega
    • Sega AGES
  • Video Check Out Assassin's Creed Odyssey Running On Nintendo Switch

    See Japan's cloud version in action

    Last week saw the release of Assassin's Creed Odyssey on all major platforms, including a cloud version available on Nintendo Switch in Japan. If you're interested in seeing how this cloud version of the game runs on Nintendo's console, you'll probably want to check out the video below. As you may well be aware,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Video
  • News Surprise! Both Guacamelee Games Headed To Switch, First Available Right Now

    A surprise Monday treat

    Drinkbox Studios has revealed that both games in the Guacamelee series are headed to Nintendo Switch; Guacamelee! 2 is arriving later this year, while its predecessor Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition is available to download right now. We haven't seen a Guacamelee game on a Nintendo platform since the original...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • Random Nintendo Features Sony-Exclusive Detroit: Become Human Actor In New Promo Video

    Bryan Dechart appears on stage

    Nintendo Russia has shared a brand new video today featuring highlights from Comic Con Russia 2018, showing off the fun and games on offer at the event for all to see. Interestingly, though, the video rather heavily features someone who you wouldn't expect to appear. Yes, Bryan Dechart, known as the actor behind the...

    • Random
    • Nintendo
    • Sony
  • News Sega Says Its Retro Release Strategies "Can Be Opportunistic As Well As Strategic"

    "There is a thought process that goes behind it"

    Wherever you look, and whichever current gaming platform you own, there's a wealth of retro Sega content to sink your teeth into at the click of a button. From the recent launch of the Sega AGES line on Switch and the Sega Mega Drive Classics collection on all major consoles (Switch coming soon), to...

    • Sega
    • Retro
  • News Get The Super Mario Party Started With These Free Printable Hats And Dice

    Perfect for a get-together

    With Super Mario Party finally gracing our Switch consoles after its release last week, we imagine there are countless parties and gatherings taking place around the world with friends and family getting together to play minigames, squabble over character selections, and shout at each other for the entire evening. If this...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • My Nintendo
    • Super Mario
  • News Hori Releasing Pikachu Themed D-Pad Joy-Con On 16th November

    Pre-orders now live

    Japanese peripheral maker Hori is releasing a special Pikachu inspired D-Pad Joy-Con. Like the Mario and Zelda themed ones that arrived earlier in the year, this left-hand Joy-Con is limited to handheld use - as noted on the game's packaging. The price point is achieved by removing a number of features including Bluetooth,...

    • Pokemon
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Accessories
    • Hori
  • News The Power Glove Was "Way Ahead Of Its Time" According To One Of The Men Behind It

    "It was pretty cooly designed, for that time"

    Ah, the Power Glove. It may have sold a million units but it has become something of a joke among Nintendo gamers; a product which arguably looked much better than it played. The device was supposed to immerse players like no other controller, but the reality was rather less appealing; the glove was a...

    • Retro
    • Video
    • NES
    • Power Glove
  • News Game Boy Inspired Switch Title Save me Mr Tako: Tasukete Tako-San Arrives On 30th October

    Resolve the conflict

    Last year, Californian publisher Nicalis announced the platform / RPG crossover Save me Mr Tako: Tasukete Tako-San was headed to the Nintendo Switch. The title channeling old-school releases started development way back in 2014 and was designed as a tribute to the original Game Boy. Nicalis has now revealed t

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Exclusive Treat Your Ears To A Sneak Peek Of Prescription For Sleep: Celeste, A Lullaby Album

    Featuring tracks from the game

    As the next part of its Prescription for Sleep: Game Music Lullabies series, Scarlet Moon Records has revealed 'Prescription for Sleep: Celeste' - an album of lullaby-style renditions based on the game's soundtrack. To celebrate, we're happy to exclusively share a preview of one of the album's tracks, 'Madeline and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Music
    • Exclusive
  • News Australia And New Zealand Nintendo Labo Contest Winners Include Life-Size Master Cycle Zero And Toy-Con "Marionette"

    An unprecedented tie

    Nintendo has revealed the Nintendo Labo contest winners for Australia and New Zealand. Three entrants won, and due to the exceptionally high quality of the finalists in the teens/adult category, there was an "unprecedented" first-place tie between the Toy-Con Marionette and the life-size Master Cycle Zero modelled on the bike...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Labo
    • Australia
    • New Zealand
  • News Super Mario Party Rolls A Number Five In Its UK Charts Debut, FIFA 19 Still On Top

    The party has officially started

    Last week saw another major Nintendo release hit store shelves, with the world's most famous moustachioed plumber taking part in his latest, crazy and colourful Super Mario Party. The game has made its debut in the UK charts in fifth position. Considering the competition, this is a pleasingly strong result for Mario...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News Story-Driven Puzzler WILL: A Wonderful World Brings Its Mature Themes To Switch Next Week

    Blending humour and charm with hard-hitting themes

    CIRCLE Entertainment has confirmed that WILL: A Wonderful World, a story-driven puzzle game, will arrive on Nintendo Switch next week. We first heard about this one a few months ago, learning that the game features a unique mechanic which has you influencing the story by viewing and altering...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
  • News Romantic Visual Novel Nightshade Is Headed To Switch This December

    Japanese release confirmed

    Multiple Japanese retail listings have revealed that Nightshade - an otome visual novel currently available on PC and PS Vita - is headed to Switch in the region this December. The game follows a story set in Japan soon after the Sengoku Period, with players following the romances between its protagonist and other main...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Switch eShop
    • Japan