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  • News DariusBurst: Another Chronicle EX+ Blasts Onto Switch Soon

    And yes, there'll be a physical edition

    For shoot 'em up fans the Nintendo Switch is a goldmine - fun entries in the genre, old and new, are all over the eShop and in some cases there are physical editions. DariusBurst: Another Chronicle EX+ will be joining the ranks in the West on 11th June, with publisher ININ Games also teaming up with Taito to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Sakuna: Of Rice And Ruin Edges Towards One Million Sales

    Gradual growth

    It's financial results season, the most wonderful time of the year! Well, maybe not, but the report from publisher Marvelous! was nevertheless interesting as it gave updated sales figures on its most recent titles. As the report only runs up to the end of March there was no further update on sales figures for Story of Seasons:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales
  • News My Singing Monsters Playground Launches This November, And Switch Is Getting A Physical Version

    Featuring 20+ party games

    Canadian developer Big Blue Bubble has revealed that My Singing Monsters Playground will be launching on Switch and other systems this November. The game, unsurprisingly set in the My Singing Monsters universe, will be the first time that the franchise has appeared on home consoles. It's a party game that lets players take...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Huntdown Will Add An Arcade Mode In Switch Update

    "It’s you versus the world"

    Huntdown is a bit of a favourite in Nintendo Life Towers - oh, alright, it's a favourite of a couple of the team. With stylish retro visuals and difficulty that will make you hurl your Pro Controller out of the window, it's a run 'n gun that's dripping in style while being fun solo or in co-op. It's been on lots of...

    • Switch eShop
  • News Horror Title 'Layers Of Fear 2' Will Spook Your Switch This Month

    And it's getting an eShop discount, too

    Bloober Team, the studio behind The Medium and Observer, has just revealed that Layers of Fear 2 is coming to the Switch eShop on May 20th. Developed for Switch in conjunction with Dreamloop Games, this first-person psychological horror game takes place on a lavish ocean liner, with the player assumed the...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Bustafellows Brings 80 Hours Of "Steamy" Visual Novel Gameplay To Switch This July

    "Romance, mystery and dangerous relationships"

    PQube has now confirmed the western Switch release date for Bustafellows, the "steamy and thrilling" visual novel that first launched in Japan back in 2019. Thankfully, otome fans don't have long to wait before they get stuck in, as the game will hit the eShop and retail stores on 30th July. The game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Minecraft Receives How To Train Your Dragon DLC

    Grab it now from the Minecraft Marketplace

    Just in case Minecraft didn't already have enough content for you to enjoy, a new slice of DLC is now available based on DreamWorks' How to Train Your Dragon. The new DLC lets you fly on dragons, take part in new adventures and missions alongside the series mascot, Hiccup, and also includes characters like...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Minecraft
    • DLC
  • News Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Next Event Tourney Should "Pack A Wallop"

    Time for some batting practice

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is not only the 3rd best-selling Switch game of the system's life to date, but it's also right at the top among the most active online communities. Fighters keep fighting, Nintendo keeps the DLC coming, and there aren't many complaints. There are also regular 'official' online tournaments,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News "Several" New SteamWorld Games Are Currently In Development

    A welcome reminder

    SteamWorld series developer Image & Form – now part of the Thunderful Group – has confirmed that "several" new games are being developed for the franchise. This isn't the first time the studio has revealed plans to launch more SteamWorld games (the team was hiring for new talent to work on an unannounced SteamWorld game...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Rumour The Next Donkey Kong Is Being Developed By The Super Mario Odyssey Team

    Monkey business

    Donkey Kong is one of Nintendo's oldest video game characters, and while the series has seen some massive releases over the years – Donkey Kong Country and Donkey Kong 64 being two notable examples – the franchise has remained pretty dormant since Tropical Freeze, which made its debut on the Wii U back in 2014 before being ported...

    • Rumour
    • Donkey Kong
    • Super Mario
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Ubisoft Has Major Free-To-Play Plans Across "All" Franchises And Platforms

    Insert your own Splinter Cell request here

    Ubisoft is one of the world's biggest publishers, yet has largely struggled to make a major breakthrough in the lucrative free-to-play space. The one exception currently is Brawlhalla, which is enjoying a resurgence after 5+ years on the market and plenty of investment. There's more on the horizon, too,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Ubisoft
  • News 'Game Tengoku' Physical Release In Europe Teased, Despite American Copies Still Being MIA

    The Dispatch Games saga rumbles on...

    If you've been following the drama surrounding publisher Dispatch Games, you'll be aware that the company doesn't have the best reputation right now. It has offered physical releases of cult Japanese Switch titles like Psyvariar Delta and Game Tengoku, but has failed when it comes to actually delivering the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Dispatch Games
    • Europe
  • News F4F Reveals Banjo-Kazooie Mumbo Jumbo And Crocodile Banjo Statue

    Pre-orders are now live

    Update [Wed 12th May, 2021 04:55 BST]: Following on from last week's teaser, First 4 Figures has now officially revealed its Mumbo Jumbo statue and a Crocodile Banjo one. Pre-orders are now live on the official F4F website. The Mumbo Jumbo statue will be available as a standard and exclusive edition. Crocodile Banjo can be...

    • Rare
    • Microsoft
    • Banjo-Kazooie
    • F4F
    • First 4 Figures
  • News Pokémon Sword And Shield Version 1.3.2 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Download it today!

    In addition to a Nintendo Switch firmware update, we've also got a new patch for Pokémon Sword and Shield. This is the first update for Sword and Shield in 2021 and follows on from version 1.3.1 in December. This latest patch contains a little extra - fixing an issue with icons not displaying properly during wireless battles,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Updates
  • News Limited Run Games Confirms E3 2021 Livestream

    Expect a stack of physical game announcements

    Around the same time EA announced EA Play Live would be returning this year, physical distributor Limited Run Games confirmed its own E3-style presentation would be back. Yes, the LRG3 show will be streamed on Twitch on 14th June. The same tweet also seemingly confirms LucasFilm Games: Zombies Ate My...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Limited Run Games
    • E3
    • E3 2021
  • News Nintendo Switch System Update 12.0.2 Is Now Live

    Fancy some more stability?

    Last month, Nintendo released its big 12.0.0 update for the Nintendo Switch. This was followed by a stability update, but there was believed to be a lot more going on behind the scenes. Now, it's rolled out its very first update for the month of May, and it's yet another stability update. Yes, who needs things like...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Firmware
    • Updates
  • News EA Play Live Returns Later This Year On July 22nd

    "Save the date"

    2021 sure is going fast, and now that it's May, it means E3 is just around the corner. The main all-digital event is scheduled to take place between 12th-15th of June, but not every publisher and developer is necessarily participating in the main show. One company that will be doing its own thing again is Electronic Arts. This year...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • E3
    • E3 2021
    • Industry
    • Electronic Arts

Tuesday11th May 2021

  • News No, We're Probably Not Getting An "Island Expansion" In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    At least for now...

    Nintendo has released countless updates for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but for some players, it's still not enough. With this in mind, there are rumours currently floating around the internet about a possible update in the future that could lead to a "huge" island expansion. A recent datamine of the game's 1.10.0 patch notes...

    • Rumours
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Datamine
  • News So, What's Happened To Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time's Physical Version In Europe?

    Update: It's finally happening!

    Update 2 (Tue 11th May, 2021 14:15 BST): Finally, two whole months after the game's initial release, we now have confirmation that a physical version of Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time is set to arrive in Europe. Reliable UK retailer The Game Collection has started to take pre-orders for the title, with a retail...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News "Nintendo Switch Has Games" - And Now It Has An Expensive Calculator, Too

    How much?!

    As you're no doubt aware, the Nintendo Switch eShop gets a new boatload of titles to choose from with every passing week. Naturally, each week's new arrivals vary in genre, budget, and quality (keep an eye on our eShop Selects series for the best of the latter), but this week sees something a little different appearing on the store...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Oddventure Is A New EarthBound And Undertale-Inspired RPG Coming To Switch In 2022

    Update: Kickstarter is a success!

    Update: With 24 days still to go, Oddventure's Kickstarter campaign has already reached its €20,000 goal. In an update to backers, the team has shared the following message, confirming that stretch goals are on the way: "We want to thank you from the depths of our hearts. You help us to make our dreams come...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Kickstarter
  • Review Subnautica + Subnautica Below Zero Double Pack - An Accomplished Double Dive

    What Lies Beneath

    One of the very best survival titles currently available on any platform, Subnautica is a hugely immersive underwater epic that combines survival, crafting, open world exploration and an intriguing narrative to truly spectacular effect. It's one of our all-time favourite games and so, when we heard that both the original and it's...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Sega Is Still Cool With Sonic Fan Games, Provided "No Profit Is Involved"

    "there is usually* no issue with y'all using our blue boy"

    When it comes to mods and fan-made creations, Sega takes a slightly more relaxed approach. Rather than issuing cease and desist notices at the drop of a hat, it allows fans to let their creativity run wild with its blue boy. In fact, Christian Whitehead - the Australian video game...

    • Sonic
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
    • Sega
  • Rumour Get That Salt Ready, Apple Is Reportedly Working On A Nintendo Switch-Style Hybrid Console

    With Ubisoft being consulted, apparently

    No, this isn't the rumoured Apple hybrid console, but a Razer Kishi controller bolted to an iPhone Just in case you hadn't noticed, Apple is a pretty massive company right now. The firm's revenue for 2020 was a staggering $274.5 billion, and it is believed that there are currently 1.65 billion Apple products...

    • Rumour
    • Apple
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Disney And Dotemu Releasing LucasArts Classic Games On Switch eShop Next Month

    Zombies Ate My Neighbors and Ghoul Patrol are back!

    A new listing on the Switch eShop has revealed Disney Interactive and Lucasfilm is bringing not one, but two LucasArts classics to the Nintendo Switch on 29th June. They include Zombies Ate My Neighbors and Ghoul Patrol in a double-pack "Lucasfilm Classic Games" collection. Dotemu (Streets of Rage...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Disney
    • Lucasfilm
  • News Katy Perry's Pokémon Song 'Electric' Drops This Friday

    The biggest collab of the year?

    Remember back in January when The Pokémon Company revealed that it'd be teaming up with Katy Perry to celebrate the franchise's 25th anniversary? Well, the time has come. The pop sensation has taken to social media to reveal that her latest song, called 'Electric', will be releasing this Friday. You can already go...

    • Pokemon
    • Music
  • News 505 Publishing New Game From Metroid And Castlevania Developer MercurySteam

    What could it be?

    It has been discovered the Spanish-based developer MercurySteam is working on a "brand-new" game for consoles and PC. This information was found within a Digital Bros. financial results PR - with its subsidiary 505 Games acting as the publisher. Digital Bros S.p.A. announces the contract between its subsidiary 505 Games and...

    • Industry
    • MercurySteam
    • 505 Games
    • Castlevania
    • Metroid
  • Poll Are You Excited About E3 2021?

    Come for the reveals, stay for the cringe-factor

    It perhaps wasn't surprising that E3 2021 was announced as an online-only affair; the logistics involved in staging an expo, not to mention all of the preparation and traveling for global exhibitors, made an in-person event impossible in the current circumstances. For the vast majority of those that...

    • Features
    • Poll
    • E3
  • News "The Best Version" Of Turn-Based Strategy Adventure Pathway Comes To Switch This Month

    Pre-orders go live today

    Robotality and Chucklefish have revealed that Pathway, a turn-based strategy adventure that first launched on Steam in 2019, is headed to Switch later this month. The really good news? The Switch edition is said to be "the best and most complete version" yet. Set in the 1930s, where Nazi influence has spread far and wide,...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Flowstone Saga Is A JRPG With Tetris-Style Combat, And It's Coming To Switch

    In the Tangledeep universe

    Tangledeep was an interesting roguelike that arrived on Switch back in 2019 after a successful Kickstarter campaign. It was a solid game with some nice 16-bit era visuals, though was pretty hardcore and challenging as well. Now the development team at Impact Gameworks is back with another project, albeit this time it's...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Random You Can Now Get Paid For Finding Rare Pokémon Cards

    As long as you're 18 or older, of course

    Lockdown has had an incredible impact on many industries, with video games (and related sectors) benefitting massively from the fact that people haven't been able to leave their homes for months. One of the more unexpected beneficiaries of the Covid-19 pandemic has been the world of Pokémon trading cards,...

    • Random
    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Trading Card Game
  • Video Pokémon Launches New 'PokéToon' Animation Starring Pancham

    Watch it here

    Last June, The Pokémon Company launched a new series of animations called 'PokéToon', reminding us of old classics like Warner Bros.' Looney Tunes. The first show starred Scraggy and Mimikyu, and seemed to go down really well with fans. Now, the series has returned with a new, longer animation starring Pancham (thanks, link3710). It...

    • Pokemon
    • Video
  • News Here Are The Switch eShop's Best-Selling Games Of April 2021 (Japan)

    Monsters and pocket monsters reign supreme

    Nintendo has released an updated list of its best-selling titles in Japan, this time covering April 2021. Monster Hunter Rise remains the country's biggest eShop game for a second consecutive month, with New Pokémon Snap earning a second-place spot despite only launching on the last day of the month...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Japan
  • News Rune Factory 5 Live Stream To Share New Info Ahead Of Next Week's Japanese Release

    Now we just need a western release date

    If you've been holding out for Rune Factory 5, the good news is it's arriving at some point here in the west this year. And for anyone in Japan, it's actually out next week on the Nintendo Switch. While we've already seen some of the combat and gameplay (above), later this week, on 15th May, there'll be a...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Japan
  • News Base One Brings Interstellar Colony Building To Switch This Year

    No giant sarcastic robot, it seems

    If you like managing farms, towns, cities, train services and far more besides, the good 'ol Switch has you covered. Later this year interstellar colony building will come into the mix, with Base One launching on Switch and pretty much every other console. It actually arrives today on PC and Mac, so it'll be...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Japanese Board Game Company Oink Games Wants To Put Their Games On Switch

    Step aside, Clubhouse Games

    If you're a board game aficionado, you might have the work of Oink Games on your radar. Their compact, stylish game boxes are much more fun to pull out at a party than a massive Monopoly box, and much easier to learn, too. And now, they're hoping to bring those board games to Switch, with a Kickstarter goal of just...

    • Japan
    • Board Games
    • Kickstarter
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Trigger Witch Shuns Magic For Guns, Aims For Switch This Summer

    Shotgun spell

    Nintendo Switch already has some high quality top-down shooters, but another hoping to get some love when it arrives is Trigger Witch. It'll have an open world, local co-op support and some fun looking twists in order to try and stand apart from the crowd. It's due on Switch and pretty much every other system this Summer, with...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Random The Pokémon Company Wants To Know How Many Kick-Ups Footballers Can Do Whilst Opening Pokémon Cards

    A perfectly normal query, if you ask us

    Listen, we're well aware that big companies like to do odd promotional stunts to gain attention – who could forget Jedward starring in Nintendo commercials? – but the latest campaign by The Pokémon Company's UK arm really has us scratching our heads. It has enlisted the aid of the England Football Team...

    • Random
    • Pokemon
    • Sport
    • Pokemon Trading Card Game
  • News Ultimate Fishing Simulator 2 Nets A Switch Release In 2022

    Looks a bit more complicated than Animal Crossing fishing

    Some game titles just put it all out there, no ambiguity or mystery - like Ultimate Fishing Simulator 2, for example. There's no doubt about the subject matter, that's for sure. Just like its predecessor, this one will be casting its lure onto the Switch eShop, with Ultimate Games S.A...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases

Monday10th May 2021

  • Guide Nintendo Switch Pro: Everything We Know So Far - 4K Visuals, Nvidia Tegra And Release Date

    All the rumours regarding a more powerful Switch

    Editor's note: We'll be updating this guide with news of a potential Switch 'Pro' variant as it occurs. Nintendo is no stranger to updating and iterating its hardware. Ever since the days of the NES, the company has seen the value in refreshing its consoles to maintain consumer interest, introduce...

    • Guides
    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Lite
    • Switch Pro
  • News Nintendo Acknowledges Blue Switch Lite Colour Argument With Handy Comparison Video

    "Waluigi vs Nintendo Switch Lite Blue"

    As it so often does, the internet had a minor meltdown when Nintendo officially unveiled its latest console last month; the new Switch Lite Blue immediately divided fans thanks to its colouring which, in some official promo images, looked slightly more purple than its blue namesake would suggest. Just like the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Lite
  • Guide New Pokémon Snap Photodex / Pokédex - Pokémon Location List For All Monsters

    Gotta snap 'em all!

    If you've just picked up the excellent New Pokémon Snap for your Nintendo Switch, then you may well be wondering how many Pokémon are included in the game and which region they inhabit. With over 200 different monsters included in the game, it's quite a daunting task snapping them all. You'll also want to make sure you get the...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
  • News Japanese Fans Voted For Their Favourite Animal Crossing Villagers - Do You Agree With The Ranking?

    Who's your favourite?

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons has taken Nintendo's laid-back life-sim franchise to incredible new heights, not only smashing sales records but also introducing more players to its welcoming world than ever before. With the game recently celebrating its first anniversary, Japanese publication

    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Japan
  • News Apparently The Fortnite Banana Man Is Important In The Epic V Apple Trial

    Ally McPeel

    You know that moment where Phoenix Wright, apparently an ace attorney, decided to cross-examine a parrot in the first Ace Attorney game? Or the time where he accepted a case that would lead to him defending an orca in court? You know how everyone, from the players to the in-game characters themselves, noted how extremely silly all of...

    • Fortnite
    • Epic
    • Apple
  • News OLED Display Firm Mentions 'Switch Pro' During Its Q1 Investors Call

    A matter of when, not if?

    While Nintendo continues to focus on the current Switch model and the Switch Lite – both of which are selling better than expected – reports that it's working on a new 'Pro' model refuse to go away. During Universal Display Corp's recent Q1 investors call (thanks,

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch Pro
  • News Zelda-Like Dungeon-Puzzler Elementallis Smashes Kickstarter Goal To Secure Switch Release

    "Mimicking the style and feel of classic 2D Zeldas"

    With The Legend of Zelda being the super popular – and super good – series that it is, it's hardly surprising that so many developers aim to create new experiences inspired by or based upon its gameplay. Elementallis is the latest title to do just that, and it's just secured itself a release on...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Kickstarter
  • Random This Rare Accessory Lets You Play Modern Consoles Through Your Nintendo DS

    4K, 120fps output has never looked so good

    We've seen some pretty crazy console setups in our time, but we didn't expect to see an Xbox Series X running on a Nintendo DS when we woke up this morning. YouTube channel The Retro Future has shared a new video (above) that showcases Microsoft's latest machine – claimed by the company to be the world's...

    • Nintendo DS
    • Xbox
    • Accessories
    • Random
  • News Nintendo Reveals The Top 15 Most-Downloaded Switch Games In April 2021 (Europe)

    The eShop's biggest games

    Nintendo has shared an updated list of Europe's most-downloaded Switch eShop games, revealing which titles were the most popular during April 2021. Last month's top game, Monster Hunter Rise, has to settle for second place this time around as Mojang's ever-popular Minecraft grabs number one. Interestingly, New Pokémon...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News A Rare SNES SA1 Demo Cartridge Has Been Found And Preserved

    Power preservation

    The Bit Wars were an intriguing time in gaming, particularly in the era of one-upmanship between the Super NES and the SEGA Mega Drive / Genesis. While there could be arguments over sound chips, BLAST processing etc, we also saw special enhancement chips produced that'd go within the game cartridges to improve performance or make...

    • Retro
    • SNES
    • SA1
  • News Editor On Netflix's Castlevania Discusses The Potential For A Legend Of Zelda Anime

    "Anyone would chomp at the bit to make a show like this”

    There have been plenty of rumours and mumblings over the past few years suggesting that The Legend of Zelda might end up getting its very own TV series – remember the live-action Netflix show that was going to be like a friendlier Game of Thrones? – but no such thing has materialised...

    • Legend of Zelda
    • Castlevania
    • Anime
    • Netflix
  • Hardware Review PowerA Fusion Pro - A Customisable Pro Controller Rival With A Steep Price

    Swap shop

    Despite being available the same day the Nintendo Switch hit store shelves back in 2017, the official Pro Controller remains the interface of choice for the many people who prefer to play docked – and with good reason. It's a comfortable controller with decent battery life and support for a robust range of features – including HD...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Hardware Review
    • Accessories
    • PowerA
  • Review Raiden IV x Mikado Remix - Another Astoundingly Good Shmup For Switch

    Mix it up

    Back in the late eighties when 2D shooting games were a dominant form rather than a somewhat niche genre, a particular kind of shmup became very popular indeed. While the likes of Capcom’s 1942 certainly set the groundwork, the success of Toaplan’s separate 1987 arcade releases Twin Cobra and Flying Shark made hard-nosed, unembellished...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Monster Hunter Rise Helps Capcom Hit Record Profits Once Again

    Expects another record Rise next year

    Capcom has been on a bit of a roll in recent years. There have been multiple notable releases, but the company's success in making Monster Hunter and Resident Evil current-day must-haves has helped deliver its profits to new heights. Monster Hunter: World was undoubtedly a Western breakthrough for the IP on PS4...

    • Capcom
    • Monster Hunter
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Soapbox I Miss My Friends, But I Don't Want To Kill Them

    Well, maybe a little bit

    I highly doubt any of the people reading this have the power to change anything in the games industry, but just in case: my thesis here is that the world is craving online co-op games, and it's crazy that we don't have more of them. Or, at least, more of them that don't involve shooting my friends in the face, or hanging out...

    • Soapbox
    • Feature
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Co-Op
  • News Hitman 3 - Cloud Version Now Includes 60FPS Performance Mode On Switch

    Smooth stealth

    Though the Switch doesn't have the raw power for some multi-platform games, a couple of titles have taken the opportunity to release streaming editions, including Hitman 3 - Cloud Version; it's actually not bad on the system, assuming you have a solid internet connection. Pleasingly the Switch cloud version (along with Stadia) seems...

    • Hitman 3
    • Nintendo eShop
  • News Hotel Transylvania: Scary-Tale Adventures Gets Spooky On Switch This Halloween

    An all-new 3D platform adventure

    Outright Games has announced Hotel Transylvania: Scary-Tale Adventures for Nintendo Switch, launching just in time to tie in with the series' upcoming final film, Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. The new game, which will join 2018's Hotel Transylvania 3 Monsters Overboard on Nintendo's platform, will take players...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • UK Charts Resident Evil Village Spooks New Pokémon Snap Out Of Top Spot

    But it's still going strong

    UK physical chart data is now in for the week ending 8th May, revealing that New Pokémon Snap has been knocked off top spot. The Switch exclusive finds itself in second this time around, as Capcom's new multiplatform release Resident Evil Village gobbles up first place. Despite its weekly sales falling 63% week-on-week...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Charts
    • UK
  • News Port Royale 4 Confirmed To Be Sailing Onto Switch Very Soon

    With full touchscreen support

    The Nintendo Switch, through its solid capabilities and huge popularity, has been able to welcome quite a few new franchises that previously skipped Ninty hardware. Another joining the list is Port Royale 4, though its arrival on the hybrid system has taken longer than originally expected. It released on other...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Build-A-Bear's Launching New Animal Crossing Winter Outfits Tomorrow

    Original bundles currently in stock

    Here are the original summer outfits... Completely in love with your new Animal Crossing Build-A-Bear(s)? Still need to grab one? Well, you might want to get yourself on the Build-A-Bear website tomorrow for an exciting new launch. New winter clothing for both Isabelle and Tom Nook is arriving on the store's...

    • Animal Crossing
    • Build A Bear
    • Merchandise
  • News Trials Of Mana 25th Anniversary Concert Virtual Tickets Go On Sale

    Live Tokyo concert cancelled

    Trials of Mana was a notable release on Nintendo Switch last year, serving up an impressive remake of the third game in the series. This year brings the 25th Anniversary of the game's original release in Japan, and Square Enix has provided an update on the planned Tokyo orchestral concert that was planned...

    • Trials of Mana
    • Music

Sunday9th May 2021

  • News Former Metroid Prime Lead Designer Targeted With Abusive Messages

    "The Metroid community is better than this"

    Earlier this week, Michael Wikan - the former lead designer of all three Metroid Prime games - revealed on Facebook why he didn't think a Switch port of the Metroid Prime Trilogy was likely to happen. In short, he doubts it will be released

    • Metroid
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Random Elon Musk Appears On Saturday Night Live As Wario

    "The defense calls Wario"

    On the American comedy show Saturday Night Live this weekend, the billionaire Elon Musk - known for SpaceX and his car company Tesla - appeared as the show's host. If it wasn't already a big enough talking point, he also featured in a courtroom skit on the show as Mario's arch-rival Wario. And even his girlfriend Grimes...

    • Random
    • Wario
    • Super Mario
    • Elon Musk
    • US
  • News It Seems Game Builder Garage Will Be Digital-Only In Europe

    Sorry, physical collectors

    Earlier this week, Nintendo announced Game Builder Garage for Switch. It gives players the chance to create their own games. Alongside the reveal, we got an early look at the North American box art - confirming a physical release was on the w

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Europe
  • Random Did You Know Link Can Ride On Giant Barrels In Zelda: Breath Of The Wild?

    Do a barrel roll!

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch is now more than four years old and somehow players are still discovering new things within the kingdom of Hyrule. Over the past few weeks, many players seem to have just found out that Link can actually ride large barrels in the game. It appears to have surprised...

    • Random
    • Zelda
    • The Legend of Zelda
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Poll
  • Feature Toys For Bob On Crash 4 For Switch And The 'Dream' Of Smash Bros.

    "If I had any influence, I sure would love to see that"

    Nintendo Switch has lots of major exclusives and its share of awesome download titles, but the little hybrid system can still hold its own and join in with major multi-platform titles. A recent example is Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time, which arrived earlier in the Spring; in our review we...

    • Features
    • Interviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Crash 4
    • Toys for Bob
  • News The Cotton Reboot For Switch Arrives In The West Next Month

    Just a little later than expected

    Earlier this year, the classic shmup Cotton Reboot! arrived on the Switch in Japan. It's a remake of the Sharp X68000 port of the 1991 arcade title, Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams. If you've been wondering what's happened to the local release, the good news is it's finally been locked in - although, it's going to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Anniversary Inti Creates Is 25 Years Old

    That went fast

    This week marks Inti Creates' 25th anniversary. Yes, the Japanese video game company was founded on 8th May 1996. Over the past 25 years, it's worked on games like Mega Man Zero, Mega Man ZX, Gal Gun, Azure Striker Gunvolt, Mighty Gunvolt

    • Anniversary
    • Industry
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop

Saturday8th May 2021

  • Random The Internet Goes Wild For New Waluigi Render

    Look at that tongue, and that pose...

    If you're a fan of Nintendo's purple mischief-maker Waluigi, there's not all that much to be excited about right now. We guess that's why his followers on social media are so happy about the latest render of him that's popped up in this week's episode of Nintendo Minute. As our resident render expert Jon...

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  • News Epic Apparently Wanted First-Party Exclusives From Nintendo, Microsoft And Sony On Its Digital Storefront

    But thought a deal with Nintendo would be a "moonshot"

    Take this with a grain of salt, but at some stage, the Fortnite creator Epic Games was apparently eager to get Sony, Microsoft and even Nintendo's first-party titles on its digital storefront - and for all we know, it could still be interested in making this happen one day. According to yet...

    • Rumours
    • Nintendo
    • Industry
    • Epic Games
    • Microsoft
  • News Nintendo's Ready For Acquisitions, When The Time Is Right

    It's got $9.2 billion ready to go

    Mergers and acquisitions have been the talk of the town since Microsoft completed a $7.5 billion deal with Bethesda last year, so what's Nintendo's approach to acquisitions moving forward? In a press conference following the company's full-year earnings results earlier this week, president Shuntaro Furukawa touched...

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    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Bandai Namco Just Registered Trademarks For The GameCube Exclusive Series Baten Kaitos

    Is it time for a comeback?

    Before Monolith Soft was developing the epic JRPG Xenoblade Chronicles, it was working with tri-Crescendo on Baten Kaitos. Since the GameCube era - which saw the release of Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean in 2004/05 and Baten Kaitos Origins in 2006, there's been no sign of a return, apart from a cancelled...

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    • Bandai Namco
    • Monolith Soft
    • Europe
  • Video Footage Of Sonic's Long Lost Kart Racing Game Has Resurfaced Online

    A "Sonic Cafe" exclusive from 2005

    Believe it or not, but long before Team Sonic Racing there were other kart racing Sonic the Hedgehog video games. One of the earlier entries you might not have heard about before is Sonic Kart 3DX (move aside, Sonic Drift). This was another portable outing, but it was a 200

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    • Mobile
    • Japan
  • Feature Game Builder Garage Could Help Make The Next Generation Of Game Devs

    "Anyone can be a game programmer"

    Most of the game developers you know today, and even the ones you don't, grew up making games with some extremely arcane tools. Nintendo's newest game, Game Builder Garage, might look like it's aimed at kids — but it's part of a new era of game development that's more accessible than ever. Back in the day, a lot...

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  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (May 8th)

    So many choices!

    Well, it's been another week in the Nintendo Life. We had Star Wars Day and some nice discounts, all sorts of juicy gossip from the Epic Vs. Apple court case, the announcement of Game Builder Garage, and we learnt that

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    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • Review Before I Forget - A Poignant Portrayal Of Dementia

    Full of colour and emotion

    It's not often that a game with a high profile tackles a particularly difficult and emotive illness, though when they get it right they're rightly lauded for bringing these topics into the gaming medium. Before I Forget earned attention and headlines - with some notable award nominations - for its portrayal of dementia,...

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  • News It Took This Nintendo Fan Over 20 Years To Complete Their Famicom Collection

    Snow Bros. acquired!

    The Japanese YouTuber Somari has finally completed the Nintendo Famicom collection, and it only took 20 years. According to Kotaku, they started the collection (which is similar but different to the NES library of games) in December 2000 with the 1986 release Mobile Suit Z Gundam: Hot Scramble, and most recently acquired the...

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    • Famicom
    • Retro
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Friday7th May 2021

  • Talking Point Should Nintendo Do More DLC For Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Or Just Release Mario Kart 9 Already?

    2018's burning question, now updated for 2021!

    Update: In the light of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe selling an incredible 10.6 million copies in 2020 alone, we've decided to resurrect this piece, which was originally published in July of 2018. Back then, we asked if you wanted to see Nintendo support the game with more DLC, and almost three years on, we're...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario Kart
    • Features
    • Talking Point
    • DLC
  • News Iconic Action-RPG Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance Isn't Out Today On Nintendo Switch After All

    Update: "We’re going to have to delay the launch for a few days"

    Update: And just like that, the Switch version has been delayed: Original Story: If you've been looking for more action-RPG games to sink your teeth into on the Nintendo Switch, you're in for a real treat today - with Interplay Entertainment and Wizards of the Coast re-releasing...

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    • Switch eShop
  • PSA New Pokémon Snap's Professor Mirror Is A Monster

    "Fluffruit is soft" he says

    Dead?! No, no, he's just stunned. Pinin' for the fjords, he is We didn't think we would have to say this, because you've all been to a zoo, right? You know the bit where it says "please don't feed the animals"? Well, the implication is also that you shouldn't LOB UNDER-RIPE FRUITS AT THEM, EITHER. And yet, here we are...

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  • Random Say Hello To The Wii SPii Portable, A GBA-Sized Console

    The modding community strikes again

    The Wii is a much-loved console, and was actually rather cute and dinky back in the day when compared to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Nevertheless, current-day modders and hackers often look for new ways to play the system, with last year's WiiBoy Color being a good example. The market for shrinking the console...

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    • Retro
  • News Metroid Prime Trilogy Switch Port? Unlikely, Says Former Retro Studios Dev

    Samus it ever was

    It's another tough week for Metroid fans, as Michael Wikan, the former lead designer on all three Metroid Prime games, took to Facebook to discuss why he thinks a Switch port of the Metroid Prime Trilogy isn't likely to happen. "The biggest issue is [that Retro Studios] no longer has functional editor tools to work with the Prime...

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    • Nintendo Switch
  • Random Behold The Miya 2000, A Rare NES Accessory That Only Works With One Game

    FORE!

    Like any popular games console, the NES was host to some truly weird and wonderful accessories. Devices like the iconic Power Glove and the Brøderbund's U-Force tried to leverage the huge install base of Nintendo's system, but it's fair to say this was easier said than done and many of these products flopped at retail. We assumed we'd seen...

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    • NES
    • Accessories
  • News Thanks To Switch, Nintendo Has Now Sold Over Half A Billion Handheld Consoles

    Portable power

    It's fair to say that Nintendo has been the king of the handheld console market for quite some time – and some would even argue that the Japanese company created the sector, via its insanely successful Game Boy system, launched in 1989. Nintendo hasn't had the market all to itself during the past few decades – NEC, SNK, Atari,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales Figures
  • News Humble Bundle Abandons Plans To Remove Charity Donation Sliders

    "We will be turning sliders back on today"

    Update [Fri 7th May, 2021 02:30 BST]: Following an outcry from Humble Bundle users, the digital storefront has decided it will now reinstate sliders and will roll out an updated design in the coming weeks to include sliders that "work exactly as they did" previously. Humble shared the following post on its...

    • Humble Bundle
  • Random Video Game Companies Seem To Be Loving The Removal Of Twitter Crop

    Mario joins in on the fun

    Twitter users this week got quite the surprise when the social media platform announced it would allow "bigger and better" images to be shared within tweets. Basically, photos will now be displayed in all their glory. Apart from users, video game companies have also joined in on the celebrations by sharing extra tall and...

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    • Super Mario
  • News Here's How The 'Blue' Switch Compares To The 'Purple' Game Boy Advance

    See, they ARE different after all!

    When Nintendo announced the new blue Switch Lite earlier this year, it triggered quite a bit of discussion online. Was it truly blue, or was it closer in hue to the purple GBA, or even the indigo GameCube? Perhaps it was 'Blurple' in your eyes; a halfway house between the two? Well, now the machine is actually...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • GBA
  • News Nintendo Realises It Needs A 'How To Create A Mii' Video For Switch

    Off you go to the depths of the Settings menu

    One of the great charms of the Wii was, of course, the humble Mii. The cute little avatars were right at the heart of the system and this would continue with Wii U; each boot-up of the HD system greeted us with hundreds of cute little Mii characters running into view and standing under their favourite...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Miitopia
  • Random There's A Project Aiming To Make Super Mario 64 Fully Ray Traced

    Let there be next-gen light

    It took some time, but with the release of Super Mario 3D All-Stars we got an official version of Super Mario 64 that was fully modernised for the HD era, to a degree. It retained its original screen ratio and ran at 30fps, but Nintendo did nonetheless sharpen up the visuals and produce what is arguably the definitive...

    • Mario
    • Retro
    • Digital Foundry
  • News Level-5 Announces Layton’s Mystery Journey 'Plus' Version For Switch

    Launches in Japan this July

    It seems Level-5 isn't done with Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy - Deluxe Edition just yet. In a new announcement on social media, it's revealed it will be launching a slightly enhanced 'Plus' version - allowing players to swap the game's original voice actors with the TV anime Layton...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Level-5
    • DLC
  • Review SpongeBob: Krusty Cook-Off - A Bit Undercooked

    We do this for forty years, and then we die

    Though not always deserved, mobile games have long since obtained a reputation for being rather shallow and money-grubbing affairs. And though the mobile space actually accounts for the lion’s share of the profits raked in by the game industry year over year, this monetary growth is seen by many to come...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Guide Where To Buy The Nintendo Switch Lite Blue

    Or is it indigo?

    The latest addition to the ever-growing rainbow roster of Switch Lites is now out in Europe. In North America you'll have to wait until 21st May to get your hands on this new exciting colour varient. It joins the current line up of Yellow, Turquoise, Grey and Coral to bring the Switch Lite line to a total of five, and although it's...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch Lite
  • News No More Heroes III Rated MA15+ In Australia, Will Contain "Strong Bloody Violence" And "Mild" Naughty Scenes

    Travis Touchdown is taking it to the next level

    Nintendo yesterday published an updated look at its upcoming release schedule for Nintendo Switch, featuring its major releases planned for 2021 and beyond. There are games in there like Mario Golf: Super Rush and the

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Australia
  • News Raw Fury's Xbox Release Call Of The Sea Has Been Rated For Nintendo Switch

    Is an announcement near?

    The Xbox, Game Pass and Windows game Call of the Sea is coming to the Nintendo Switch, according to a new rating in Taiwan. It was also confirmed for a PlayStation release in the month of April. This adventure puzzle story is Out of the Blue's debut title - a Spanish studio comprised of a small group of veteran developers...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Rating
    • Taiwan
  • News E3 2021 Bolsters Its Line-Up With Square Enix, Sega, Bandai Namco And More

    "All-virtual" event kicks-off this June

    E3 might have skipped last year, but in 2021 it's making a comeback as an all-virtual event. In the latest update, several high-profile publishers and developers have been officially locked in. This includes tech, hardware, and streaming companies, too. So, who are they? There's Square Enix, Bandai Namco...

    • E3
    • E3 2021
    • Industry
  • Random This Minecraft Version Of Peach's Castle Includes A Secret Wario Room

    MinecWAAAAAAAft

    Super Mario 64 never claimed that it was a realistic rendition of a castle, but still, we have to wonder — why are so many rooms in Peach's Castle empty? Why does she have a massive basement, but no bedroom? Did she ask her architect to include a bunch of long corridors, and forget to install a bathroom? The inclusion of...

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    • Super Mario
    • Minecraft
  • News Pokémon Master Journeys: The Series Will Arrive This Summer

    The 24th season of the Pokémon animated series

    The Pokémon animated series has been around a long time, and appropriately the broader IP is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The Pokemon Company has now confirmed the next season that will start to air in the Summer, though some unspecified territories may have to wait until later in the...

    • Pokemon
  • News Tattoo Punk Will Get Stylish On Switch In The 'Near Future'

    Yep, another game with punk in the title

    Last year you couldn't swing an augmented cat without hitting another 'cyberpunk' game, as the whole world went nuts for anything set in the not-so-distant future in which the world is full of fancy tech and immoral living. Then the game inspiring all the cyberpunk games had an 'interesting' launch, but...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases

Thursday6th May 2021

  • PSA Yes, Your DS And 3DS Cartridges Will Eventually Deteriorate, But Don't Panic

    Update: A possible fix appears...

    In book preservation, processes are established and closely followed. Manuscripts and first editions are kept in carefully managed vault-like facilities, where humidity and access is carefully managed. There are also extensive projects to digitise these materials, creating permanent backups in cloud storage so that...

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    • Features
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  • News Does Your Copy Of Pokémon Omega Ruby And Alpha Sapphire Still Work?

    Update: The plot thickens...

    It's time to dust off your 3DS and your copy of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, because people have been reporting that their cartridges are no longer working, almost seven years after the release of the game. A few people on Reddit and ResetEra are making sure to test their copies, and it seems like only the...

    • Pokemon
    • 3DS
  • News Nintendo's Upcoming Release Schedule For 2021 Looks Positive, With Room For More

    Second half of the year still to be fully revealed

    As is always the way when a new financial report arrives, Nintendo has published an updated look at its upcoming release schedule. The list is a reminder that the first-party line-up for Spring and Summer is shaping up quite nicely, while clearly there's still plenty to be revealed for the second...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Random This Guy Makes Incredible, Wearable 16-Bit Cosplay

    Flat-pack cosplay

    Cosplayers are basically wizards. Sometimes, they are also literal wizards, when they dress up like Gandalf the White or Dumbledore, but we mean in terms of their creative skills — sewing, sculpting, and sometimes even electronics are all part of making a detailed, true-to-life cosplay of a beloved character. Here at Nintendo...

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    • Retro
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  • Feature Nintendo Had A Spectacular Year, And May Have Big Plans

    Monster profits, big R&D spend and broader moves into 'entertainment'

    If you want a very brief summary of the current status of Nintendo's finances, they're extremely healthy. When any company posts profits in the billions of dollars, it's a sign of impressive health and long term stability. It's a boom that rather brings to mind the Wii / DS era,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales Figures
    • Features
  • News Winds Of Change Is The "Ultimate Furry Tale" Coming To Switch This June

    Wait, do they mean furry, or... *furry*?

    Winds of Change is a Canadian-made visual novel that first came onto people's radars in 2019, when it raised 392% of its Kickstarter goal. It came out on Steam not long after, and almost two years later, it's making its way to Switch, too, thanks to the support of publisher Crunching Koalas (Thronebreaker,

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Retains Its Crown In Nintendo Switch Best-Selling Games List

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons is lining up a red shell, though

    Thanks to today's financial earnings release, in which Nintendo revealed that the Switch has now surpassed GBA hardware sales, we now have an updated list of the Switch's best-selling titles. For a long time Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has reigned supreme at the top of this list, and amazingly...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales Figures
  • News Nintendo Switch Sales Surpass Game Boy Advance As Demand Stays High

    It just keeps on selling

    Nintendo's freshly released yearly financial report has various interesting details, and in terms of the Nintendo Switch there's confirmation of another major milestone. With total sales of the Switch family now sitting at 84.59 million, it's passed the lifetime total of Game Boy Advance (81.5 million). It's another notable...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales Figures
  • News Fast-Paced RTS Death Crown Lands On Switch Next Week

    Act quickly, act relentlessly

    Real-time strategy title Death Crown is set to launch on Nintendo Switch next week on 13th May, it has been confirmed. It was originally going to be released on Switch last November but had been pushed back; it's good news that it's gotten over the finishing line. The game first launched on Steam in 2020, generating...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Nintendo Reports Major Increases In Profits, But Anticipates A Drop This Year

    The company is booming from strong Switch sales

    Nintendo's annual financial report has plenty of good news for those that enjoy seeing the company flourish, with 2020 / 2021 delivering outstanding sales figures across the Nintendo Switch range and the broader business reporting monster profits once again. This article will focus on the money, but...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales Figures
  • News Cloud Save Support Is Now Available In Minecraft Dungeons

    Here are the full patch notes...

    Update [Thu 6th May, 2021 02:55 BST]: Minecraft Dungeons' long-awaited cloud save feature is now live. This means players can now save their progress to the cloud and play their heroes across the following devices: Switch, PS4, PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. This update is part of the 1.8.8.0 patch for Minecraft...

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    • Switch eShop
    • Minecraft Dungeons
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  • News Animal Crossing Was The Best Selling Switch Game This Year, Unsurprisingly

    A whopping 36 games sold a million copies or more on Switch

    Nintendo has released its financial results for the fiscal year, and they confirm that a whopping 36 games passed one million sales on the system. Of this list of million-sellers, 22 of them are published by the platform holder and 14 belong to third-party publishers. Of course, many of...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales Figures
  • News Nintendo eShop Growth Continues With Massive Increase To Digital Sales

    Over 40% of total game sales are now downloads

    The past year has been a rather unique one for the video games industry, with global events transforming the market and, also, how we buy and play games. In Nintendo's annual financial report, one consequence is a significant boost in digital sales, which'll certainly have the company looking hard at...

    • Switch eShop
  • News Illumination Founder Chris Meledandri Set To Join Nintendo Board

    The partnership grows

    There's little doubt that, barring delays, the Mario movie will be a huge gaming culture event in 2022. Nintendo's recent drive to expand its business into broader entertainment such as theme parks will, arguably, go to a whole new level once the film hits theatres. The company making the film - Illumination - made its name...

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    • Mario Movie
    • Illumination
  • Nintendo Download 6th May (North America)

    Skate City, Poker Pretty Girls Battle and Beach Bounce!

    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: Skate City...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News Razion EX Launches On Nintendo Switch This Month, Here's Your First Look

    Expect an exact release date in "a few days"

    Following its teaser last week, NG:Dev.Team has now officially announced Razion EX for the Nintendo Switch. This insanely expensive horizontal shooter ported and upgraded for the hybrid system will land within the next two weeks - with the exact time and date to be confirmed in the next few days. Players...

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    • Shmup
  • News Super Animal Royale Is Parachuting Onto Switch Later This Year

    A battle royale with a zoological twist

    Do you fancy playing a battle royale game featuring trigger-happy tigers and murderous monkeys? If that sounds like your thing, then Super Animal Royale might be the game for you. Modus Games and Pixile Studios have announced that it will be coming to Switch later this year. Here's a bit more about this...

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    • Upcoming Releases
  • Nintendo Download 6th May (Europe)

    Skate City! Football Drama! Classic Checkers!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop - New Releases: 2in1 - App Driver and Sniper (GAME...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News EA Has Acquired The Super Mega Baseball Developer Metalhead Software

    Fan favourite franchise joins the EA Sports line-up

    Third-party video game giant EA - known for blockbuster AAA series such as Battlefield, Need for Speed and the Mass Effect series - has bolstered its sports line-up, with the acquisition of the Canada-based developer Metalhead Software. This is the same studio behind the Super Mega Baseball series...

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    • EA
    • Electronic Arts
    • EA Sports
    • Industry
  • News Rise Of The Slime Is Like Slay The Spire, But You're... A Slime

    Slime The Spire

    Slimes are so hot right now. Between Slime Rancher, Slime-san, and the mascot of Dragon Quest, people just can't get enough of these squishy little beasts. And, if you enjoyed the roguelike-meets-deckbuilder mechanics of Slay The Spire, now you can play that as a slime, too! Rise of the Slime casts yo

    • Indie
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News New Rogue Lords Gameplay Trailer Shows That Playing As The Devil Has Its Perks

    Play by your own rules (sort of)

    Last summer publisher Nacon unveiled Rogue Lords, a tactical roguelike in which you play as the devil and lead all sorts of villains through challenging runs. It's been a while, but a fresh gameplay video has been released today that gives us a good look at the intricacies of gameplay. There are some interesting...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases