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  • Poll Animal Crossing: New Horizons - What Would You Like To See Added In An Update?

    Solid suggestions or gilding the lily?

    It's safe to say that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has gone down rather well with fans of the series and new players alike. Social media has been absolutely swamped posts as people get busy on their deserted islands, filling their Critterpedias with bugs and fish, designing their own clothes, remodelling their...

    • Poll
    • Features
    • Animal Crossing
  • Random Design Your Own Animal Crossing Villager With This Online Tool

    Design your own dream team

    Everyone has their favourite and least favourite villager designs in Animal Crossing: New Horizons - ostriches are the best and we won't hear any other arguments - but what if you could design your own set of animals to live with you? Well, now you (sort of) can thanks to this new fan-made tool. Created by ipzy, the tool...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Random
  • News Some Animal Crossing: New Horizons Players Are Reporting A New Progress-Stopping Glitch

    What's happening to the balloons?

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons has taken the world by storm, but that's not to say it hasn't had one or two minor hiccups along the way, including this newly discovered glitch which can prevent players from progressing through their Bunny Day event challenges. Last week, a glitch was found which essentially rendered...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
  • News VOEZ Gets Free Shovel Knight DLC Update On Switch, Flyhigh Works Launches Spring Sale

    Two lovely announcements in one

    Flyhigh Works has released a brand new piece of DLC for its delightful rhythm game VOEZ, and it features a very familiar indie star. Yes, Shovel Knight has made its way into VOEZ in the form of a brand new track for you to tap and slide along to. Updating the game will reward you with a playable level of Jake...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • DLC
    • Sales
  • Nintendo Download 2nd April (Europe)

    Zombie Army! Operencia! HyperParasite! In Other Waters!

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

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • Nintendo Download 2nd April (North America)

    Disaster Report! Cat Girl Without Salad! Good Job!

    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! Nintendo Switch: Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories...

    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • News Nintendo's Huge Spring Sale Is Now Live, More Than 300 Switch Games Discounted (Europe)

    Get up to 80% off!

    Nintendo of Europe's mighty Nintendo Spring sale is now live on the Switch eShop. More than 300 games on the hybrid platform have been reduced, with discounts of up to 80% being available across the range. We've got a list of highlights from the sale for you below, but there are plenty, plenty more deals to be found by heading...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales
    • Europe
  • News Capcom Employee Contracts Coronavirus, Says It Will Prioritise Preventing Further Infection

    Located at the company's headquarters

    In a press release issued today, Capcom President and CEO Haruhiro Tsujimoto has confirmed that an employee at the company has contracted coronavirus (COVID-19). The release notes that one employee working at Capcom's headquarters in Chuo-ku, Osaka has tested positive for the virus. Capcom promises to work with...

    • Capcom
    • Health
    • Coronavirus
  • News GAME Furloughs Staff On Full Pay Until End Of April, But Can't Say If They'll Have Jobs To Come Back To

    "We are working in unprecedented times"

    UK video game retailer GAME has furloughed its staff on full pay until the end of April due to the coronavirus outbreak but cannot say for sure if they will have jobs beyond that point. GAME was forced to close every one of its 247 stores on March 24th when the UK government issued a call to shut all retail...

    • GAME
    • UK
    • Retail
    • Coronavirus
  • Random Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Easter Bunny Really Doesn't Like His Job

    Give Zipper a break, will ya?

    With Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Bunny Day event now in full swing, it's hard not to notice the brand new elephant - or rabbit - in the room. Yes, Zipper has been bouncing around everyone's island over the past day or so, and he's incredibly enthusiastic about, well... Pretty much everything. As you'll know if...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Random
  • News Four Of The World's Best Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Players Create Epic Gameplay Montage

    We're getting shivers

    Ever since it launched back in March 2017, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has felt like a title that will always be remembered as a true classic. Over the years, it's given us so many great moments as players continue to discover new things, and this new video sums things up very nicely indeed. Four content creators...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Video
  • News Dandy Dungeon Gets Free DLC Which Doubles The Size Of The Game

    And it's just gone on sale, too

    The quirky, 'romantic comedy roguelite-RPG' Dandy Dungeon has been treated to a pretty substantial update today on Nintendo Switch, and the base game's been put on sale, too. The update, called 'Dandy Dungeon II: The Phantom Bride', is said to more than double the size of the original game. Intrigued? Well, here's...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • DLC
  • News Hideki Kamiya Explains PlatinumGames' Disappointing April Fools' Joke

    Thought process revealed

    Yesterday, PlatinumGames revealed the fourth and final part of its much-hyped 'Platinum4' series of announcements, and the whole thing turned out to be an April Fools' joke. It didn't seem to sit particularly well with fans who were hoping for something more, but Hideki Kamiya has taken to social media to explain the thought...

    • PlatinumGames
    • April Fools
    • Hideki Kamiya
  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update 1.1.2 Patch Notes - What's Fixed And Changed

    Catching those bugs

    Nintendo has just issued Animal Crossing: New Horizons update 1.1.2, which will apparently fix some bugs found within the game since launch. The full patch notes aren't available in English at present, but the Japanese ones are (thanks, Go Nintendo): F

    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • News FDG's DuckTales Joke Was Actually A Real Pitch To Disney, But It Never Got The License

    "Maybe someday Disney will reconsider"

    FDG was one of the many video game companies that ran an April Fool's joke yesterday. If you missed it, it was a pretend announcement for a new game called DuckTales QuackShots, which was apparently being co-developed by Game Atelier (best known for Monster Boy). At the time, a lot of fans were confused as to...

    • FDG Entertainment
    • Disney
  • Guide Animal Crossing: New Horizons: Bugs And Fish Leaving Animal Crossing After April - Catch These Critters Before May 1st

    All the insects and fish disappearing from New Horizons at the end of this month

    Every month in Animal Crossing: New Horizons a selection of the 80 fish and 80 bugs to catch and collec

    • Guides
    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News No Joke, WayForward's Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche Is Out Now On Switch

    Download it today

    Yesterday, while a lot of other video game companies were joking about, the Shantae developer WayFoward actually released Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse Bouche on the Switch eShop for $7.99 USD. This title originally started out as an April Fool's gag in 2013 and was later brought to life on PC. It combines classic 2D shoot-'em-up...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • WayForward
  • News Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics Appears To Be Getting A Physical Release

    More bang for your buck

    Last week, perhaps one of the most unexpected announcements of the Nintendo Direct Mini was Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics. Switch eShop pre-orders went live right after the presentation for $39.99 USD, but there was no mention of a physical release at the time. Nintendo of America has now shared a picture of the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • North America
  • News There's A New Exploit In Pokémon Sword And Shield That's Ruining Competitive Play

    Players now calling out for a fix

    If you've played a video game online before, you might have been in the situation where a player has decided to disconnect right before you can take out the victory. Sometimes, it can even deny you of points. At the moment, in Pokémon Sword and Shield, this exact type of issue is impacting the game's online...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Pokemon
  • News Krome Studios Says It Would Like To Port Ty 2 And 3 To Nintendo Switch

    But it needs your support

    After a successful Kickstarter, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger HD has been released in North America on the Switch eShop. It'll arrive later this week in Europe and Australia on 4th April. Now that the first game is on the Switch, what are the chances of the second and third games also being made available? A fan asked this on...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Taito's 1983 Western Shooter The Tin Star Is This Week's Arcade Archives Release

    Take out a gang of thugs as the town sheriff

    Hamster's retro release this week is The Tin Star. It's an old western-themed shooting originally released by Taito in arcades in 1983. You take control of the town sheriff who must take out a gang of thugs. Here is a description from the PR: Skillfully utilize features in the main stages, such as...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Arcade Archives
    • Hamster
    • Taito

YesterdayWed, 1st Apr 2020

  • Random Someone's Made The Entirety Of Zelda's Hyrule Within Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Truly terrific terraforming

    The new terraform ability in Animal Crossing: New Horizons allows players to make their digital homes even more personalised than ever before, but while the majority of us will simply tinker about with the new tools to see what's what, others are going above and beyond. Take this fantastic recreation of Hyrule, for...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Zelda
    • Random
  • News Gamevice Is Back With New Patent-Infringement Complaint Against Nintendo, Wants To Block US Switch Sales

    You thought it was over?

    Last month, we heard how Nintendo had won a lengthy legal battle against the peripherals manufacturer Gamevice, who accused Nintendo of America and Nintendo Co. Ltd in Japan of violating its patent on a "combination computing device and game controller" with a "flexible bridge section". At the time, it was thought to be...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Legal
    • Gamevice
    • North America
  • Guide The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 2 - Everything We Know So Far

    We collect every shred of information on the upcoming Zelda sequel

    Polishing off the last few shrines and giving Calamity Ganon what-for in the final battle of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was a bittersweet act. After such a wonderful, rich journey it was time to bid farewell to Link, Zelda and the largest, most expansive iteration of...

    • Zelda
    • Guides
    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Rumour Nintendo Is Bringing Some Of Mario's Most Obscure Adventures To Switch Online

    Mama mia!

    Update: Yep, this was an April Fool's prank – not that many of your were fooled! Original Story: Following the report from a few days ago that Nintendo is planning to bring some major Mario titles to Switch this year to mark the character's 35th birthday, we've been given a bit more information from a source familiar with the matter...

    • Rumour
    • Super Mario
    • Nintendo Switch
    • April Fools
  • Guide Pokémon Sword And Shield Expansion Passes - All You Need To Know, Including New And Returning Pokémon

    All the additions coming in The Isle Of Armor and Crown Tundra expansions

    The upcoming Expansion Passes for Pokémon Sword and Shield are bringing DLC content and new features to Game Freak's latest entry in the mainline Pokémon series. The two parts of the Expansion Pass feature a brand-new area each - The Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra - and...

    • Guides
    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Sword and Shield
  • Guide The Best Animal Crossing: New Horizons Custom Designs On The Internet - Zelda, Pokémon and More

    Deck yourself out in the best designs the web has to offer

    The ability to make and share your own custom designs in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (or import designs from Animal Crossing: New Leaf via the NookLink app) has given the Animal Crossing community another chance to showcase its creativity.

    • Guides
    • Features
    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Guide Genshin Impact - Everything We Know So Far About This Ambitious Zelda Wannabe

    Updated: New character Fischl revealed

    Genshin Impact is an action role-playing video game developed by miHoYo, but is perhaps best known to Nintendo fans as the title which caused one Zelda enthusiast to smash up his PS4 due to the close similarities between the game and Breath of the Wild

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Genshin Impact
    • Features
    • Guides
  • News Flipnote Studio Isn't Coming To Nintendo Switch, Because It Was All For April Fool's Day

    The fake is revealed!

    Update: It was all for April Fool's Day! This has to rank as one of the most elaborate fakes we've seen in a long time, so congratulations to all involved. We'll even let you off for the fact that you didn't actually pull the stunt on April Fool's Day. (We're not bitter about being caught out, honest.) "We faked a Flipnote...

    • Rumour
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Flipnote Studio
    • April Fools
  • News Flipnote April Fools' Prank Results In Immediate Backlash And Abuse Towards Its Creator

    Nintendo fans aren't happy

    Earlier this week, Nintendo fans went into a bit of a frenzy thanks to a rumour which suggested Flipnote, a popular animation sharing app that appeared on DSi and 3DS, would be coming to Switch. Images 'leaked' online looked to be authentic in the eyes of many, and excitement quickly began to grow among those who enjoyed...

    • Flipnote Studio
    • April Fools
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Guide Animal Crossing: New Horizons Bunny Day, Date, Start Time, Egg Collecting And Egg Crafting Eggsplained

    Better hop to it!

    Whilst island life may never get old for some players, a number of Animal Crossing: New Horizons festive events exist to help keep gameplay fresh. The first such event, Bunny Day (beginning April 1st), is finally here! April marks several changes to your island, including cherry blossom colouring some of your trees and grass...

    • Guides
    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Nintendo's Servers Haven't Been Hacked, It Was All An April Fool's Joke

    Another fake identified

    Update: Like the Flipnote Studio rumour, this one also appears to be an elaborate fake. You can listen to the eight fan-created tracks on Video Game Music Resources (the YouTube channel behind the joke). On the plus side, it means Nintendo's internal development servers haven't been breached. Phew! Original Story [Wed 1st...

    • Nintendo
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Sword and Shield
    • Japan
  • Reminder Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Bunny Day Event Starts Today

    Don't miss out!

    Today may well be a day full of elaborate - and really frustrating - April Fools' Day pranks, but it's also the day that brings us our very first seasonal event in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. As shown

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
  • Random Animal Crossing: New Horizons Player Makes In-Game Shop That Takes Real Money

    A true entrepreneur

    Earning Bells is the name of the game for some Animal Crossing: New Horizons players, but this entrepreneurial genius has really taken things up a notch. According to industry analyst Daniel Ahmad, a Chinese player has designed and set up their very own in-game store that accepts real money from others who vi

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Random
  • Guide Animal Crossing: New Horizons Star Wand - Meteor Showers, Star Fragments And How To Make A Wish On A Shooting Star Explained

    Bibbity-bobbity-boo

    There are many great things about Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but one of them is the ability to create a huge and varied wardrobe. If you've been on social media over the last couple of weeks it has been hard to avoid the amazing number of Custom Designs players have been creating and sharing online, but even if you're not the...

    • Guides
    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Feature 6 Things My Three-Year-Old Taught Me About Video Games, Via Animal Crossing

    Moo.

    When a cutie-bunny-hedgehog-kitty game comes out alongside Doom Eternal and Doom 64, it’s a test of self-confidence for a grown man to take it to the shop counter. Failing that test despicably, I invented the weak and unnecessary excuse that I could play Animal Crossing: New Horizons with my little boy. Working at home during the UK's...

    • Features
    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News PlatinumGames' Fourth Reveal Turned Out To Be An April Fools' Joke

    Well, that's disappointing

    Last week, PlatinumGames revealed that it would be sharing news on the fourth and final announcement in its Platinum4 saga and that the announcement would arrive on 1st April. We were sceptical right from the off, but we never quite believed that it really would turn out to be an April Fools' prank. As it happens, it...

    • PlatinumGames
    • April Fools
  • News Terraria Has Sold 30 Million Copies Worldwide

    An incredible achievement

    Terraria might have started out as a 2D take on Minecraft when it first launched in 2011, but since then it's morphed into its own style of game and has been ported to just about every platform possible including the Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U. It looks like all the hard work for Re-Logic and 505 Games has paid off...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • 3DS eShop
    • Wii U eShop
    • Sales
  • Review Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy - Back To School

    A mature student

    Years ago, when the Star Wars franchise wasn’t under the world-dominating scrutiny of the House of Mouse, developers were farming out all games like no one’s business. And while that did mean we were ‘treated’ to the likes of Star Wars: Demolition and Kinect Star Wars, it also meant the long-defunct LucasArts produced some...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Guide Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games And Accessories For April And May 2020

    Trials of Mana, Wonderful 101 and lots more

    With 2020 grinding to something of a halt for many people around the world, the upcoming Switch game releases for April and May are perhaps more interesting than the average springtime months for many of us. Fortunately, we've got some gems to look forward to in the coming weeks. Animal Crossing: New...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Deals
    • Features
  • News Another Hellish Update For Doom And Doom II Is Now Available On Switch

    Includes performance optimisation and much more

    While you wait for the arrival of DOOM Eternal on the Switch, how about another round of Doom or Doom II? Bethesda's just rolled out a new update for both games, across all platforms. It includes audio improvements, quality of life features, and some minor performance optimisation. Along with this is...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Doom
    • Bethesda
    • Update
  • News The Legend Of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV Announced For Nintendo Switch

    III and IV now both confirmed for Switch

    NIS America has revealed that The Legend Of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV, unsurprisingly the fourth game in the Trails of Cold Steel series, is coming to Nintendo Switch. Of course, we already know that The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III is launching on Nintendo's platform this summer, but...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Guide Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Growing And Breeding Flowers, Hybrid Flowers And Gold Roses Explained

    It’s all coming up (hybrid) roses

    No Animal Crossing: New Horizons island would be complete without a dash of floral colour. Thankfully, there are flowers aplenty to choose from right from the start of the game and, if you’re clever about it, lots of rare hybrid varieties as well. But how do you go about growing flowers and breeding hybrids?...

    • Guides
    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Random Animal Crossing Player Makes All Of Ash Ketchum's Outfits, And You Can Get Them Too

    Gotta wear em' all

    As you may well be aware, one of Animal Crossing: New Horizons' coolest features - and indeed, one of the entire series' best features - is the ability to design and create your very own clothing. We've seen all sorts of wonderful designs over the years, and this new set of custom-made Pokémon outfits from Twitter user...

    • Animal Crossing
    • Pokemon
    • Random
  • Japanese Charts Animal Crossing: New Horizons Looks Unstoppable With Mighty Second Week On Sale

    This could become Switch's best-seller

    Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for 23rd - 29th March, revealing that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is going from strength to strength. The game has managed to shift another 727,791 physical copies in Japan alone in its second week on sale, down from last week's tremendous 1.8 million-strong debut...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • News Nintendo Reveals Dr. Nabbit As An Official Dr. Mario World Character (Seriously)

    Will be available this week

    Dr. Nabbit has been officially unveiled as the next character to arrive in Dr. Mario World (and before you ask, no, this isn't an April Fools' joke). Nintendo's smartphone game, which will actually reach its first anniversary this summer, will receive the new character from 2nd April at 5pm JST (thanks, Japanese...

    • Mobile
    • Updates
  • News Minecraft Dungeons Launches On The Nintendo Switch Next Month

    May is the new April

    After a delay in 2019, Mojang locked in a new release date for the upcoming "action-adventure" Minecraft Dungeons. It was meant to launch this month, but instead, will now be appearing on the Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms on 26th May. Here's the official confirmation: This Minec

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Minecraft
    • Mojang
  • News A Fix For The Cross-Play Loophole In Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy Is Now In The Works

    "and will be available soon"

    Last weekend, there were reports of an issue with the online multiplayer component of Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy on the Nintendo Switch, which allowed PC players to join the same servers. Our friends over at USgamer reached out to Aspyr

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Star Wars
    • Aspyr
  • News Four New Animal Crossing Spirits Join Smash Bros. Ultimate Later This Week

    Get them while you can

    It's become a tradition for Nintendo to release new spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate whenever the latest game arrives, and this time around it's no different. To celebrate the launch of Animal Crossing: New Horizons on the Switch, there'll be a total of four new themed spirits up for grabs later this week. As you can...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Animal Crossing
  • News Bethesda Isn't Hosting A Digital E3 Event This Year

    Still has "lots of exciting things to share"

    With the traditional E3 event we all know and love being cancelled due to coronavirus concerns, a number of publishers have committed to sharing digitally streamed events in its place. Bethesda will not be one of them. Bethesda's vice president of marketing and communications, Pete Hines, has taken to...

    • Bethesda
    • E3
    • E3 2020

Tuesday31st Mar 2020

  • Guide Pokémon GO Spotlight Hour Times And Mystery Bonus Hour Times: This Week's Featured Pokémon And Mystery Bonus - 31st March

    Spotlight Hour Pokémon and Mystery Bonus Hour details, as we get them

    Note: While Niantic has temporarily altered some elements of Pokémon GO gameplay and postponed certain events in light of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting most parts of the world, weekly Spotlight Hours and Mystery Bonus Hours appear to be continuing. Different countries and...

    • Guides
    • Features
    • Pokemon GO
    • Mobile
    • Pokemon
  • Guide Animal Crossing: New Horizons Golden Tools - How To Get Golden Tools And DIY Recipes Explained

    Go for gold

    So, you've been playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons for a while and you're fed up of your axe, shovel and fishing rod breaking every five minutes. You're probably wondering how to craft Golden Tools. On this page w

    • Guides
    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Atlus Survey Asks Fans If They Would Like To See Persona 5 Scramble Localised

    Joking about

    One of the bigger third-party games that has already been released on the Switch this year is Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. The only issue is it's not available outside of Japan yet. In its latest online survey designed for fans who recently picked up Persona 5 Royal on the PlayStation 4, Atlus asked them if they'd like to...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Atlus
    • Persona
  • News Super Mario 35th Anniversary Rumours Intensify

    A new Paper Mario, 3D remasters, and more

    At the moment, there's a report going around that suggests Nintendo will remaster most of Mario's back-catalogue to celebrate the iconic plumber's 35th anniversary this year. If you read our original story about it, you'll already know this news surfaced on VGC, and was then backed up by

    • Rumour
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
  • Guide Where To Buy Nintendo Switch Lite Coral - Pre-Order The Pink Switch Lite

    Pretty in pink, cute in coral

    If you've been waiting to pull the trigger on Nintendo's handheld-only version of the all-conquering Switch, perhaps the latest addition to the colourful Switch Lite roster might be the one for you. The Nintendo Switch Lite Coral is a cute one and no mistake, and it's releasing in North America on 3rd April, and in...

    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch Lite
    • Animal Crossing
  • News Modder Shrinks The N64 Down To The Size Of A Game Boy Advance SP

    And it plays original carts, too

    Portable N64 mods – where the console's internals are placed in a handheld shell complete with an LCD screen and battery so you can play Super Mario 64 on the road – have been around for years, but this latest effort has to rank as one of the most impressive yet. GmanModz has taken the guts of the N64 and placed...

    • Retro
    • N64
    • Modding
  • Guide Animal Crossing: New Horizons Guide - Walkthrough, Tips And Hints

    Bugs! Fish! Tools! Bells! Blathers!

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons is here and is slowly but surely taking over our lives – but if you're at a loss of what to do next in the game, then you should check out the tips and hints we've outlined below. Animal Crossing: New Horizons Walkthrough: Getting started in Animal Crossing: New Horizons Given...

    • Guides
    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News The Outer Worlds Gets A New Switch Release Date And A Day-One Patch

    Make sure you have space

    After being pushed back due to issues surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, The Outer Worlds finally has a solid release date on Nintendo Switch. You'll be able to get your hands on the game both physically and digitally from 5th June. As you may remember, the physical version of the game was initially planned to release...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The Definitive Edition Of Xenoblade Chronicles Won't Include Any Extras From The 3DS Port

    No amiibo functionality...

    Remember when the New Nintendo 3DS was originally released? At the time, to get some extra sales out of the system, Nintendo made certain content - and even games - exclusive to this particular unit. One title only playable on this device was Xenoblade Chronicles 3D. This particular port included additional features like...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Xenoblade
    • amiibo
  • Video The Best Switch Games To Play When You Can't Leave The House

    Because it's raining outside

    When you can't go outside what should you do? Play video games, of course! Our lovely senior video producer Alex Olney has been indoors a little more regularly than usual as of late, and to help pass the time he's decided to put together a video of the best Nintendo Switch games to play in this situation. Games like...

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News New Metroidvania 9 Years Of Shadows Needs Your Help To Launch On Switch

    Update: And it's funded!

    Update (Tue 31st Mar, 2020 17:30 BST): And just like that, 9 Years of Shadows has been successfully funded. The Kickstarter campaign will still be live for another 23 days, during which time any further financial support will go towards the project's stretch goals. The first of those goals, which will bring animated intro...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Kickstarter
  • Video Deleted Scene Shows Baby Sonic Before The Movie's Redesign

    Here's how he would have looked

    If you had the chance to see the Sonic the Hedgehog movie in cinemas this year, you'll be well aware of a certain Baby Sonic who makes an appearance during the film. Interestingly, Baby Sonic was never officially revealed before the movie's huge redesign, meaning we never got the chance to see how he would have looked...

    • Sonic
    • Movies
  • Review Zombie Army Trilogy - Undead Action From The Team Behind Sniper Elite

    Schlock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

    It's 1945, World War Two is drawing to a rather bloody close and everybody's favourite angry auntie Adolf Hitler has just been informed that it's not looking great for him and his goose-stepping grunts. Being the level-headed Fuhrer that he is, little Adolf reacts to this news by immediately killing the...

    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Zombie Army Trilogy
  • News Square Enix Teases Limited Edition Trials Of Mana Switch And PS4 Consoles

    Yes please!

    With Switch's Trials of Mana remake now just a handful of weeks away from release, developer Square Enix has teased a limited edition system featuring artwork from the franchise. The image you can see above was shared to the official Mana Series Twitter account, where it has been revealed that fans will soon be able to have a go at...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
  • Video Nintendo Takes A Look Back At Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Biggest Moments

    What a game, huh?

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is now well over a year old, and what an amazing time we've all had with the latest entry in Nintendo's all-star series. The gaming giant itself has shared a new video today to celebrate all things Smash, taking a look back at some of the best moments of the past year and a bit. Understandably, much of...

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  • News Atari's Arcade Classic Pong Comes To Switch As An RPG

    Pong Quest

    In today's episode of 'gaming mashups we never expected to see', we share the news that Atari classic Pong is headed to Nintendo Switch in the form of an RPG. PONG Quest is "a humorous new RPG reimagining of the flagship arcade classic" that's set to launch on Switch and other platforms this spring. The game has you exploring a fantasy...

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    • Upcoming Releases
  • Review One Step From Eden - A Mega Man Battle Network Spiritual Successor With Brutal Difficulty

    The rockin'est, rock-steady beat of madness

    One Step From Eden makes absolutely no secret of its cribbing from Capcom's late, occasionally great Mega Man Battle Network series. It essentially lifts the ingenious battle system from the GBA cult classic wholesale, makes a series of tweaks and additions, then sets you to work. There's no gallivanting...

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    • Switch eShop
  • Random Bored At Home? Why Not Try Making This Delicious Looking Animal Crossing Cake?

    Straight from the Nook Cook Book

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons is turning out to be a truly scrumptious game to play both at home and on the go, but this is taking things to a whole other level. Instagram user keempossible, a self-taught baking enthusiast and instructor, has gone to the trouble of making this adorable Animal Crossing-inspired cake...

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  • News Pokémon GO To Throw Out The Rule Book By Offering Stay-At-Home Raid Battles

    Pokémon GO Fest to be re-imagined

    The latest in a string of new updates for Pokémon GO will see a hugely significant change to the game's signature Raid Battles, as developer Niantic does its bit to help players stay safe at home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In a

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  • Video 'Sexy Senior Dating Sim' Later Daters Gets Its Very Own Raunchy Theme Song

    Try getting this out of your head

    Later Daters will be swinging onto a Switch near you next month, so developer Bloom Digital Media has shared a brand new music video to get you all in the mood. This 'sexy senior dating sim' has you rocking up as the newest resident to the Ye OLDE retirement community. There, you’ll join a cast of flirts and...

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  • News Taito Announces Free Update For Bubble Bobble 4 Friends, Adds More Stages And A Fan Favourite Enemy

    More details coming soon

    Taito has announced Bubble Bobble 4 Friends will be receiving a new free update that adds additional content to the game. This includes new stages and the character, Baron von Blubba. Here's a bit from the PR about it: Taito are currently developing and expanding the game’s content to deliver everything fans wish for,...

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    • Switch eShop
    • Update
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  • News Airhead Brings New Metroidvania-Style Platforming To Switch In 2021

    "An immersive 2.5D platform experience"

    Nintendo Switch will be getting its hands (and head) on a promising looking platformer next year in the form of Airhead, it has been announced. The game has you diving into dark caverns and exploring ancient structures in a bid to solve the mystery of Head's significance in this world. You see, you'll be...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Video Take A Closer Look At Super Mega Baseball 3 Ahead Of Next Month's Launch

    Enjoy cross-platform play

    With Super Mega Baseball 3 just around the corner, developer Metalhead Software has released a brand new video to give us a closer look at the game. As well as showing off some new footage, the video talks us through a broad overview of the things you can expect to find in next month's release. The team stresses that while...

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    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases

Monday30th Mar 2020

  • Feature Best Super Mario Games Of All Time

    All the mainline Marios ranked

    With exciting news that Nintendo may be bringing “most of Super Mario’s 35-year catalogue” to Switch, what better time to take a look at some of the classics which could be coming to a handheld hybrid near you soon? With that in mind, here’s our ranking of all the mainline Mario games. Enjoy! What's the best...

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  • News Nintendo To Remaster 'Most Of Super Mario’s 35-Year Catalogue' For Switch in 2020, New Report Says

    Update: Galaxy, Sunshine, 64 all reportedly in the works

    Update: In addition to the report mentioned below, a second report from Eurogamer now lists Super Mario Galaxy as one of the confirmed remasters, "alongside a couple of other 3D Mario favourites". The report's author, Tom Phillips, has also

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  • UK Charts Animal Crossing: New Horizons Sales Fall By 81% In Disappointing Week For Nintendo

    The game loses top spot

    UK chart data is now in for the week ending 28th March, revealing that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has fallen from its triumphant first-place debut into third. Nintendo's life sim saw its week-on-week sales plummet by 81% at retail, while Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and FIFA 20 both saw boosts to last week's figures to

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    • Charts
    • UK
  • Guide Best Nintendo Switch Accessories For 2020

    Grab yourself a bargain

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

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  • Reminder All Final Fantasy Games Reduced On Nintendo Switch, Sale Ends Today

    Most are 50% off!

    Update (Mon 30th Mar, 2020 10:00 BST): As a quick reminder, the Final Fantasy sale currently taking place on Nintendo Switch ends today. You can find all the details you need below - you'll find that every Final Fantasy game available on the system has been nicely discounted. Original Article (Wed 18th Mar, 2020 11:00 GMT): More...

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  • Guide How To Use Amiibo In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Those cards you've been hoarding will come in handy after all!

    Let's face it - most of us made a fairly significant financial investment in Animal Crossing amiibo cards and amiibo figures during the New Leaf days. We then held onto our hordes, hoping they would come in handy once the mythical new Switch game released.

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  • Review Good Job! - This Laugh-Riot Feels Like 2020's Answer To Untitled Goose Game

    Promoted to ‘essential’

    We’ve all been in a job that we didn’t like very much. Heck, a lot of people – this writer included – have had jobs that they’ve actively hated, filled with menial tasks that make time grind to an absolute halt. Given the current world climate, chances are you’re safe and sound in your own home (and if you do...

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  • Guide Every Animal Crossing Amiibo Card For New Horizons And New Leaf

    Welcome, amiibo!

    With Animal Crossing: New Horizons now with us, it's as good a time as any to dust off those Animal Crossing amiibo cards you bought when New Leaf got its 'Welcome amiibo' update and put them to good use. Like Nintendo's amiibo figures, these cards can be used to gain bonuses in games. However, unlike the amiibo figures – which...

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  • Random Escape From Wasps In Animal Crossing: New Horizons With A Well-Timed Party Popper

    Try this at home

    Shaking trees is a way of life in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. It presents you with all sorts of great stuff like money, tree branches, fruit, and - we'd argue - even happiness itself, but it also provides you with the bane of any poor villager's existence. Wasps. As series veterans will know, the traditional way to avoid being...

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    • Random
  • News NIS America Hosts 'Hidden Gems' Switch eShop Sale, Save Up To 60% (North America)

    And one game on 3DS, too!

    Yet another sale has popped up on the Nintendo eShop, this time from the folks at NIS America. A number of titles from the publisher are currently reduced on Switch (as well as one 3DS game), all available at either 50 or 60% off. NIS America is calling it the 'hidden gems' sale, so perhaps you might find one or two...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS
    • Sales
  • News Aeterna: Noctis Is A New Metroidvania Aiming For A Release On Switch

    But it needs your support

    The list of new and upcoming Metroidvania games grows once more, as Aeterna: Noctis becomes the latest game of the genre to fight for your attention on Kickstarter. Planned to launch on Switch in 2021 if successful, Aeterna: Noctis is a 2D non-linear platformer that promises an "affordable but challenging difficulty" and...

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    • Kickstarter
  • News Tropico 6 Confirmed For Nintendo Switch

    As part of a new publishing deal

    Popular management sim Tropico 6 has been officially confirmed for Nintendo Switch. The game will be treated to a release on Nintendo's hybrid machine thanks to a new publishing partnership deal between Koch Media and Kalypso Media. Rumours of a Switch release began to circulate back in January after a product...

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  • News Sega Forever Isn't Just About Smartphone Games Anymore

    Social channels will celebrate everything Sega

    A few years back, Sega launched its Sega Forever series – a range of free-to-play smartphone releases of its classic titles from yesteryear. It was seen as Sega's way of reconnecting its fans with its esteemed back catalogue, and,

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  • News Abylight Hosts Switch And 3DS Sale, Get 50% Off For A Limited Time (North America)

    Including Hyper Light Drifter

    Publisher Abylight has kickstarted a brand new sale across Nintendo Switch and 3DS, reducing its games by a lovely 50%. We've got all the details you need down below; this sale is specific to North America (there's no equivalent sale taking place in Europe) and actually includes every Abylight game available on Switch...

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    • 3DS
    • Sales
  • News Frantic Action-Platformer Neon Abyss Blasts Its Way Onto Nintendo Switch

    It even has minigames

    Team17 and Veewo Games have revealed that Neon Abyss, a fast-paced action-platformer previously announced for Steam, will also come to Nintendo Switch this year. The game has players fighting their way through procedurally generated dungeons, tasked by Hades with dispatching the New Gods in a "colourful and fast-paced blend of...

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    • Switch eShop
  • News Interested In The Splatoon-Like Ninjala? Check Out This 10-Minute Animated Film

    Ninjala Episode 0

    One of the stars of last week's Nintendo Direct Mini, Ninjala has been on our radar for some time now. Nintendo fans have noticed the title's similarities to the Splatoon series and the developer's president, Kazuki Morishita, seems to think that

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    • Video
  • News Sniper Elite Spin-Off Zombie Army Trilogy Comes To Switch Tomorrow, Here's A Launch Trailer

    "Rip through the undead"

    Zombie Army Trilogy is just a single day away from releasing on Nintendo Switch, so the folks over at Rebellion have put together a shiny new launch trailer. The game, which is a Sniper Elite series spin-off, initially launched on other platforms a few years ago. Our sister site Push Square said

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    • Video
  • News A New SteamWorld Game Is Now In Development From Image & Form

    Job request reveals all

    A brand new game in Image & Form's SteamWorld universe is now in development, the company has revealed. The news actually comes the studio's Twitter account, where the team has put out the call for any talented 2D artists who might fancy working on the new title. Naturally, it stops short of giving away too much. In a...

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    • SteamWorld
    • Upcoming Releases

Sunday29th Mar 2020

  • News PC Jedi Knights Are Destroying Star Wars Players On Nintendo Switch

    "This is a disaster"

    Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy has finally been released on the Nintendo Switch, but there seems to be a disturbance in the force. There is reportedly an issue with the game's online multiplayer component. While there's no mention of a cross-play feature in the official Nintendo description, right now, PC players are able...

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    • Switch eShop
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  • News Evicted Villagers Have Been Glitching Out Plots Of Land In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    A warning for all residents

    Nintendo has already rolled out two updates for Animal Crossing: New Horizons on the Nintendo Switch. Despite this, there still seems to be some serious glitches that could potentially ruin your experience. According to a post on the Animal Crossing website, Bell Tree Forums, there's a glitch that can bug plots of land...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
  • Feature Best Nintendo Switch Exclusives

    Games you can only play on Nintendo Switch

    Nintendo's Switch has become home to a great many games over the last three years. A great deal of them have appeared on other platforms, whether celebrated indie games or huge AAA releases getting a second wind on Nintendo's handheld hybrid. However, the console is also home to a clutch of brilliant...

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  • Feature Best Free Switch Games - Download And Play Right Now

    Free-to-play right away

    How times change! It used to be you went to your local video game emporium, perused the shelves, took your chosen game to the counter and handed over cold hard cash before heading home and popping it in your console. Not only has digital distribution removed the need to even leave the house, but many games can be downloaded...

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  • Guide Best Cheap Nintendo Switch Games - Switch eShop Deals (US)

    Our regularly updated picks of discounted games on Switch

    With so many games hitting the Nintendo Switch eShop each week, regular sales have become a welcome fixture on the Switch and there are huge numbers of cheap and discounted games available on the Switch eShop at any given time. With so much choice it can be tough to know what is worth your...

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    • US
  • Guide Best Cheap Nintendo Switch Games - Switch eShop Deals (Europe)

    Our regularly updated picks of discounted games on Switch

    With so many games hitting the Nintendo Switch eShop each week, regular sales have become a welcome fixture on the Switch and there are huge numbers of cheap and discounted games available on the Switch eShop at any given time. With so much choice it can be tough to know exactly is worth your...

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    • UK
  • Review Operencia: The Stolen Sun - A Rich And Satisfying Dungeon Crawler

    Dungeon Master

    Zen Studios' Operencia: The Stolen Sun doesn't really get off to the brightest of starts on Nintendo Switch. Opening with a prologue that sees you assume control of King Attila and his wife Reka as they attempt to close a portal between their land and the underworld, things kick off here with a ten-minute introduction that highlights...

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  • Random Pichu Player Shocks Himself While He Plays Smash Bros. Ultimate

    Don't try this at home

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fan and mechanical engineer, Eric Heckman, came up with an electric idea to wire a taser to a GameCube controller, so he could shock himself while he played as the Pokémon fighter, Pichu. In an email to Kotaku, Heckman explained how it's was a "pretty simple" design. Apart from the controller,...

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  • Mini Review Mekorama - It May Look Like Captain Toad, But Don’t Let That Fool You

    Dior-iffic

    Mekorama looks a lot like Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. There’s no getting around this, but in the same way that Metroid Prime looks a lot like other FPS titles, it doesn’t quite play the same. In fact, Mekorama is played entirely on the Switch’s touch screen (or with an on-screen cursor, if you wish), and feels completely...

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  • News WayForward Doesn't Plan To Release DLC For Shantae And The Seven Sirens

    At least for now

    Not long after all the Nintendo Direct Mini presentation earlier this week, the talented team at WayForward locked in a Switch release date for Shantae And The Seven Sirens. It'll be washing up on the Switch on 28th May, and is expected to launch for $29.99 USD. While this new expansive quest is the "biggest outing" to date, there...

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  • Poll Box Art Brawl #36 - Streets Of Rage 3

    A Bare Knuckle sandwich

    Bienvenido a Box Art Brawl, our weekly look back at the same game's retro box art from around the world with a cheeky vote attached. To coincide with the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons we took a look at the first game in the series last week. Despite the North American and European variants being very similar, the...

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  • News Panzer Dragoon: Remake Will Patch In Saori Kobayashi's Remixed Soundtrack

    To be added "as soon as possible"

    Panzer Dragoon: Remake made a surprise landing on the Nintendo Switch earlier this week as a timed-exclusive, and while it doesn't quite match the Sega Saturn original, there's a patch on the way that will hopefully make it a little bit better. Anyone expecting to hear Saori Kobayashi's additional soundtrack when...

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Saturday28th Mar 2020

  • Guide Burmy In Pokémon GO - Where To Find Plant, Sandy And Trash Cloaks And Evolution Explained

    Get your hands on Wormadam and Mothim

    Burmy is one of the more confusing creatures to collect in Pokémon GO, and indeed in the Pokémon series as a whole. Originating from the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl games available on Nintendo DS, Burmy caused all sorts of confusion among players when it first appeared in Pokémon GO. At first, Burmy was...

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  • News Nintendo Files Patent For The Switch Lite

    Better late than never

    Companies are always filing patents for new product designs, but this time it's a little different. Nintendo Co., Ltd. recently registered a design at the Japanese patent office for the Switch Lite – a handheld system which launched in September last year. The description notes how the device is "an electronic computer...

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  • Poll Has Your Family Bought A Second Switch To Play Animal Crossing: New Horizons 'Properly'?

    One Switch, One Island. Two Switches...

    Resisting this beauty was hard to begin with, but it's even harder if you're sharing your island with someone else. The reception of Animal Crossing: New Horizons has arguably exceeded the lofty expectations of even the most discerning fans, and it couldn't have come at a better time. Millions of people are...

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  • Guide Untitled Goose Game Walkthrough - Puzzle Solutions And To-Do List Objectives

    How to be a horrible goose

    Untitled Goose Game is a game in which you assume the role of an annoying waterfowl and cause merry mayhem in a sleepy village, just because you can. It's a sandbox title which rewards experimentation, but there are a set number of objectives you have to undertake if you want to complete it. We've covered the entire game...

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  • Guide Super Mario Maker 2 - All Mii Outfit Unlocks List

    The full updated list of all achievements to unlock across all modes

    Update #2: Added the Ninji Speedrun Mii Outfits from Version 2.0. Update #1: Added tables and new discoveries. After taking a backseat following the Wii and Wii U eras, Miis are back in Super Mario Maker 2. When creating a Maker ID you can choose between any of the Miis on your...

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  • Feature Best Resident Evil Games Of All Time

    You sort the S.T.A.R.S. from the lickers

    The Resident Evil series has evolved so much over the years that even hardened fans find it hard to pin down a favourite. Which brand of Resident Evil are we talking about? Do you prefer old-school tank controls and fixed camera angles, or are your tastes more action-oriented? Regardless of the individual...

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  • Guide Zelda Link's Awakening Walkthrough - Secret Seashell Map and Guide

    All 50 secret seashells, ordered by when they are first made available to you

    Use our guide to find all 50 secret seashells hidden on Koholint Island in the Nintendo Switch remake of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. We’ve produced a map and detailed instructions for each seashell, and we’ve also attempted to number them in the order that...

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  • Guide Pokémon GO Regional Pokémon: How To Catch All 27 Pokémon GO Regionals

    Mime Jr. in 5km Eggs, Unova exclusives live: Travel and fill out your Pokédex with our handy guide

    In the grand scheme of things, Pokémon GO is a forgiving game in terms of in-app purchases: it is very easy to have fun with the game and collect a huge number of the 400+ available monsters without ever spending anything in the in-game store...

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  • Feature Best Nostalgic Nintendo Switch Games

    Scratch that nostalgia itch with these Switch neo-classics

    Ah nostalgia - it's a tricksy thing. How many times have we gone back to revisit a treasured classic only to find that modern games have spoiled us, if only a bit? For all the brilliant aspects of retro games, the mod cons and performance we're used to now are pretty fantastic, too, and...

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  • News Fitness Fanatics Are Now Paying Ridiculous Prices Online For Ring Fit Adventure

    When extreme price gouging pays off

    There's been on-going demand for Nintendo's exercise game Ring Fit Adventure since it was released last October, and in recent months it's become even harder to find due to the coronavirus outbreak – with shortages and supply issues reported worldwide. Now, in North America, there seems to be some extreme price...

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  • Guide Every amiibo Available - Animal Crossing, Zelda, Smash Bros., Mario And More

    Plan your next purchase here

    In case you didn't know already, amiibo are NFC-ready toys which offer connectivity features with games on the Wii U, 3DS and Switch, but also serve as highly-detailed and very desirable trinkets that look great on your shelf. While other toys-to-life ranges have fallen by the wayside over the years, the amiibo range...

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  • Guide How To Redeem Nintendo Switch eShop Codes From Your Smartphone Or Computer

    No Switch required!

    Buying your games digitally is a super-convenient way to get your hands on the latest and greatest titles, and buying directly from the Nintendo eShop via your console or online is a doddle. Sometimes, though, you might find yourself with a code to redeem; unless you happen to have your Switch or 3DS on you at the time, this...

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  • Guide Switch, Switch Lite Or 2DS XL? The Nintendo Console Buying Guide For Parents

    Pick the right console for your little one

    If you're a parent who's stumbled on to this website wondering what to buy your child for their birthday this year, then presumably you are in the market for picking up a Nintendo console. A wise choice, and one of which we heartily approve. But with so many bewildering options out there, you might be left...

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  • News Nintendo Shares Colourful New Graphic Of The Games Showcased In This Week's Mini Direct

    Something for everyone

    This week, Nintendo shadow-dropped a Mini Direct presentation. In it, the company confirmed some release dates, revealed some brand new games and rolled out updates for existing ones. There were a few other goodies like a game demo for Bravely Default II and the confirmation an ARMS character was coming to

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  • Guide Zelda Link's Awakening Walkthrough For Nintendo Switch

    Find all the Heart Pieces, Secret Seashells and more

    The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is one of the most beloved entries in the entire series, despite the fact that it made its debut on one of the most technically humble pieces of Nintendo hardware: the Game Boy. Since then, it has been reborn on the Game Boy Color, but it is the Switch remake

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  • Guide Which Nintendo Switch Games Do Not Support Cloud Saves?

    All the Switch games you can't back up to the cloud

    Cloud saves for Nintendo Switch games were a long overdue addition but the launch of Nintendo Switch Online finally enabled you to back up your save data online. For a portable system that can be easily dropped, stolen or left on the bus, it was arguably an essential feature that should have been...

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  • Guide Super Mario Maker 2 Course Building Tips - Check Out These Classic Levels For Inspiration

    Find your feet by copying the masters

    Super Mario Maker 2 is just one of many Switch library essentials. It builds on the brilliant foundation of the original with more themes, more elements, more options, more of everything. The blank canvas it provides to create any kind of Mario level imaginable is really quite something. If there’s a drawback...

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  • Review Gigantosaurus: The Game - Yet Another Poor Licensed Tie-In

    A gigantic mess

    Licensed games continue to be incredibly hit and miss. There are certainly examples of titles that have got it right, such as South Park: The Stick of Truth and its sequel, but sadly there are countless other games that just simply feel like shameless cash grabs, relying solely on the popularity of the property over compelling...

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  • News EB Canada Reminds Us To Set Aside 24 GB For The XCOM 2: Collection On Switch

    Make some space

    The Nintendo Direct Mini earlier this week revealed a lot of upcoming third-party titles for Switch. 2K, in particular, announced three of its major franchises were en route to the hybrid system. This had a lot of people buzzing until the huge download requirements for the physical versions were uncovered. At the time of this...

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  • Mini Review Mystic Vale - Green-Fingered Players Take Note

    A nice spot of cardening

    It's all well and good to want to save and enrich the environment, but is gardening really good fodder for a deck-building card game? Most such games we've experienced are about legendary battles between blade and magick, not cultivating plum trees. But keep an open mind and you'll find plenty to enjoy in the digital version...

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  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (March 28th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    So, we've reached the end of yet another hectic week full of sneaky, surprise Nintendo Directs and a whole bunch of people who have been angrily slating Animal Crossing. Thankfully, then, it's finally time to have a quick rest. Members of Team Nintendo Life have shared their gaming plans for the weekend...

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    • Features
  • News Netflix Confirms Fourth Season Of The Castlevania Animated Series

    "Season four is coming"

    Good news Castlevania fans, Netflix's successful animated series of the same name will be receiving a fourth season. This announcement, which included a brief clip from the third season, was made on Netflix's official NX Twitter account. Here it is: At the moment, no other details about the fourth season have been...

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Friday27th Mar 2020

  • Guide Animal Crossing: New Horizons Golden Trout - Where, When And How To Catch The Rare Golden Trout

    Trout of luck

    There are several rare fish to find in Animal Crossing: New Horizons and the Golden Trout is certainly one of them. It's only available for six months of the year and then only in one very specific location on your island. If you're wondering how, when and where to catch the Golden Trout, just follow the steps below and you'll have...

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  • Feature Best Monster Hunter Games Of All Time

    What's that coming over the hill?

    What's the best Monster Hunter of all time? In a series where half of the titles have the word 'Ultimate' fixed on the end, it can be a difficult decision to make. We're not averse to difficult decisions though, so have taken it upon ourselves to rank every single Monster Hunter game (yes, even the non-Nintendo...

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    • All Time
    • Best Games
  • Guide Animal Crossing: New Horizons Stringfish - Where, When And How To Catch The Rare Stringfish

    String(fish) section

    There are a bunch rare fish to find in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, including the Stringfish. It's only available for four months of the year and then only in one very specific location on your island, which makes it a touch rarer than the Golden Trout, a fish you catch in precisely the same location. If you've already caught...

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  • Guide Animal Crossing: New Horizons Fish Guide - Complete Fish List With Fishing Tips Times, Locations, Prices And Pictures

    All the fishy facts you need to complete your Critterpedia

    If you're looking for information about fish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, you've come to the right place. Below you will find a complete Animal Crossing: New Horizons fish list featuring every fish and collectable underwater creature in the game. There are 80 fish to catch in Animal...

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  • Random Wreak Havoc With This Cheeky Animal Crossing: New Horizons Prank

    Friendships will be lost

    If you're looking to lose all of your closest friends and ruin everyone's day, you've certainly come to the right place. For the most part, the Animal Crossing fan community seems to be a lovely, charming place full of welcoming players who enjoy everything about Nintendo's chilled out series. That doesn't mean that there...

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  • Review Panzer Dragoon: Remake - Doesn’t Quite Nail The Landing

    In-flight entertainment

    When Nintendo revealed during its 2019 E3 presentation that a remake of Panzer Dragoon was coming to the Switch, we were pleasantly surprised. When this week’s Nintendo Direct Mini then confirmed that it was available to buy, we were once again delighted by the unexpected news. Now we’ve played it we’re slightly less...

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  • News Bandai Namco Announces The Namcot Collection For Nintendo Switch

    Launching in Japan this June

    During the Japanese Nintendo Direct, Bandai Namco revealed it would be releasing the Namcot Collection for Switch on 18th June 2020. No, it's not a typo, 'Namcot' was the name Namco used for its console publishing business between 1984-1995. This upcoming collection will be available as a physical release and as a free...

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  • News Good Job! Is A Brand New Puzzler From Nintendo, And It's Out Now On Switch

    Here's a closer look

    Tucked away inside yesterday's Nintendo Direct Mini was a brand new game from Nintendo itself, Good Job!. Similarly to The Stretchers, a game which also launched out of nowhere back in November, this new title is packed to the brim with barmy puzzles. It has you taking on the role of a clumsy child trying to climb the corporate...

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  • News Pre-Orders For Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition Collector's Set Go Live At Nintendo UK Store

    Limited to one per customer

    If you're hoping to get your hands on the fancy new Collector's Set version of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition on Switch, you'll be happy to know that pre-orders are now live at the Nintendo Official UK Store. The set was revealed yesterday in the Nintendo Direct Mini; it'll launch alongside the game itself on...

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  • Random Watch Isabelle And The Doom Slayer Rip And Tear In This Incredible Fan-Made Animation

    I- Isabelle?!

    As you may well know by now, the Animal Crossing and DOOM fan communities have had a particularly nice bonding session over the past few weeks thanks to New Horizons and DOOM Eternal sharing the same release date. It's brought some truly fantastic fan creations, including

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  • News The Elder Scrolls: Blades Gets Reconfirmed For Switch, Launches This Spring

    But there's still no solid release date

    During the latest Nintendo Direct Mini, Bethesda's mobile port The Elder Scrolls: Blades was briefly highlighted in a sizzle reel towards the end of the presentation. In case you forgot, this game was originally announced for the Switch at E3 last year and then got delayed

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  • Mini Review Pooplers - We’re Not Kidding, This Game Really Is Poop

    Flat-ulent gameplay

    After the monumental success of the Splatoon franchise, many folks were quite rightly expecting some copycats to appear. Given the high accessibility of the games and their family-friendly nature, some – this writer included – even encouraged more of the same from other developers. But we’re not sure any of us were...

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  • News Shantae And The Seven Sirens Sets Course For Switch This May, New Details Revealed

    Physical version confirmed

    WayForward has revealed that Shantae and the Seven Sirens, the fifth entry in the Shantae series, will launch on Nintendo Switch on 28th May. The expansive quest, which contains new locales, friends, enemies, and transformations, is expected to launch for $29.99. It's said to be packed with "multiple towns and more...

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  • Random Rare Uses Banjo-Kazooie To Remind People To Stay At Home

    You can't argue with the bird and bear

    For the safety of everyone, and particularly society's most vulnerable, a very clear message is being spread around the world at the moment: stay home. The coronavirus (COVID-19) is having a huge impact on all aspects of life, but game developer Rare is doing its bit to help get that all-important message...

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  • Hands On Getting Our Feet Wet With Trials of Mana

    So far, so good

    Trials of Mana is every bit one of those ‘lost classics’ that bafflingly never made it outside of Japan until recent times. The ‘90s were a fantastic time for RPG’s, yes, but their popularity on western shores was still not an entirely dependable factor, leading to developers not deeming it worth the cost of localizing many...

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  • News Clubhouse Returns This June With 51 Tabletop Classics From Around The World

    Play with up to four people locally or online

    One series we didn't necessarily expect to make a return was Clubhouse Games. You might recall the original Nintendo DS entry released in 2005. While it wasn't the most thrilling concept, it was still a fun game to play with both friends and family, and even featured online play. If you've been craving...

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  • News Here Are The Full Patch Notes For Ring Fit Adventure Version 1.2.0

    The biggest update yet!

    Nintendo's Switch workout game Ring Fit Adventure has just received a substantial update adding a new score-based rhythm game - featuring 17 music tracks - and a jogging mode where you can run non-stop. If you're wondering what else this latest update contains, and if there are any hidden extras, Nintendo's now released the...

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  • Video Hi-Rez Studio's New Shooter Rogue Company Gets Explosive Gameplay Trailer

    Coming to all platforms this summer

    Hi-Rez Studios and developer First Watch Games have released a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming team shooter, Rogue Company. The new video gives us a look at some of the action, tactics, and locations you'll find within the game, including fast-paced gameplay and a whole lot of sassy remarks from the...

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  • News A Major Update For Hypercharge: Unboxed Is Now Live

    Based on player feedback

    Update: Just over a month ago we covered the major update coming to multiplayer shooter HYPERCHARGE: Unboxed (see the original story below). Well, that update is now live and includes the following highlights: - Tutorial: (Sgt. Max Ammo talks you through everything you need to know) - Stats Page: (Check your progression in...

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  • News Disney Junior's Gigantosaurus Brings Family Fun To Switch Today

    'Gigantosaurus: The Game'

    Update (Fri 27th Mar, 2020 13:30 GMT): Gigantosaurus: The Game, a racing action game based on the popular animated series currently airing on Disney Junior, is launching today on Switch. A brand new trailer for the game has been released alongside its launch (see above) and we have more details in our original article for...

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  • Reminder Get Ready For ARMS In Smash Bros. Ultimate With This Free Online Trial

    Play the game until 6th April

    During Nintendo's latest mini Direct presentation, it was confirmed the sixth official DLC fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate would be from ARMS. As fun as this new fighting game was when it originally launched in 2017, not everybody got around to playing it. That's why Nintendo is offering Switch Online members a...

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  • News Free-To-Play FPS Warface Reaches 1 Million Registered Switch Players In Just One Month

    The stats are in

    In just a single month, Switch's latest free-to-play shooter Warface has reached one million registered players on the platform. The game's developer, Allods Team, has shared some key stats to show off just how much success it's been having. Take a look: Players have completed 495,387 PvP matches Total playtime for Warface on...

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  • News Stickernauts Paintwars Is A New Toys-To-Life Game Where You Design Your Own Figures

    Now funding on Kickstarter

    The toys-to-life genre hasn't been having the best time as of late - Ubisoft's Starlink: Battle for Atlas didn't perform nearly as well as the company would have hoped, and even Nintendo's own amiibo line seems to be slowing down rather dramatically - but this independent team is having a good go at restoring its former...

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    • Kickstarter

Thursday26th Mar 2020

  • Rumour New Info About The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 2 Emerges

    Grab the salt

    It's been a while now since Nintendo revealed a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was in development. Although there have been no official updates, there are some rumours currently making headlines around the internet. One that seems to have gained traction comes from the Twitch stream of Tyler McVicker - an individual...

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  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update 1.1.1 Patch Notes: Fixes Major Issue Impacting Game Balance

    Download it now

    Less than a week after the first update rolled out for Animal Crossing: New Horizons on the Switch, Nintendo has bumped the game up to Version 1.1.1. According to the official patch notes, this incredibly minor update resolves an issue impacting the balance: Fixes a major issue impacting game balance. What's this major issue...

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    • Update
  • Guide Animal Crossing: New Horizons Tips - Fruit Power, Upset Villagers And The Money Tree Explained

    Lessons learned

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a game all about kicking back, hanging with your friends and exploring an island you’ve decided to start a new life on, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. The series has been known to sneak in plenty of extra features and ways to get things done and since the game doesn’t always...

    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy Is Out Today On Switch

    As seen in the Direct Mini

    Update 2 (Thu 26th Mar, 2020 16:00 GMT): And there we have it! Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is being made available today on Nintendo Switch. The game was shown off in today's Nintendo Direct Mini, where it was also revealed that Star Wars Episode I: Racer will be getting a Switch remake. Here's a feature list:...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Star Wars
    • Aspyr
  • News Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Sixth DLC Fighter Is From ARMS

    And they're arriving soon

    As part of today's Nintendo Direct Mini, it has been revealed that the next fighter to arrive in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be from ARMS. The presentation stopped short of telling us exactly which character would be appearing, instead teasing us with the following image. The new fighter will be launching in Smash...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • ARMS
  • News A Nintendo Direct Mini Has Just Been Shadow-Dropped, Watch It Here

    It's here!

    Nintendo has released a brand new Nintendo Direct Mini, following on from last week's Indie World Showcase. The show features 25 minutes of news on a selection of Switch games coming this year. We've begun our coverage of individual titles from the presentation below, so feel free to visit any of the following articles for more...

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  • News Atlus Is Removing Code Of Princess From The 3DS eShop Next Week

    But you can still get the enhanced port on Switch

    If for some reason you've always wanted the action RPG Code of Princess on the Nintendo 3DS but still haven't got around to purchasing it after all these years, now is the time to take action. Next week, on 31st March, Atlus will be removing the game from the eShop. Here's the official tweet...

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  • News Buying BioShock, Borderlands Or XCOM Physically? Expect Huge Download Requirements

    New Switch collections require lots of GBs

    As part of today's Nintendo Direct Mini, publisher 2K Games revealed a wonderful selection of remastered treats for Nintendo Switch. Bioshock: The Collection, XCOM 2: Collection and Borderlands Legendary Collection are all coming to the console on 29th May, bringing a total of eight games on one day. It...

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    • Upcoming Releases
  • Poll What Did You Think Of The Nintendo Direct Mini?

    Nintendo dropped a Mini on us

    Well, after what seemed like an absolute age Nintendo finally ended 2020's Direct 'drought' without warning by dropping a 28-minute Nintendo Direct 'Mini' on us. Featuring a varied collection of games both new and new on Switch, along with a peppering of fresh announcements and updates to existing titles, it seems to...

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  • News Star Wars Episode I: Racer Is Aspyr's Next Nintendo Switch Release

    AKA: the best bit from the movie

    If you're old enough to recall the crushing disappointment that was Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace then you'll no doubt recall the highlight of that particular film – the excellent podracing sequence. That section was turned into not one but two different video games. Sega produced an amazing arcade...

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  • Random Is The World Of Animal Crossing: New Horizons All A Lie?

    An existential crisis reveals all

    The world of Animal Crossing is a magical place where real-life humans can escape the hectic, depressing reality of the real world and enjoy a peaceful getaway full of cute critters and pretty music. Heck, somehow even doing the weeding feels like fun. But is it all too good to be true? In a similar vein to The...

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    • Animal Crossing
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  • News Lots Of Mega Man Games Are Now On Sale On Nintendo Switch

    Update: Today's the last day!

    Update (Thu 26th Mar, 2020 09:30 GMT): As a quick reminder, today is the final day of the current Switch Mega Man sale. The sale ended in North America a couple of weeks ago, but those in Europe have until the end of today, 26th March, to get in on the action. If you're wanting to grab any of the deals below, now's...

    • Nintendo Switch
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    • Sales
  • News A Demo For Square Enix's Upcoming Bravely Default II Drops Today, And It's Looking Rather Lovely

    Directs and demos dropping all over the place

    Today's Nintendo Direct Mini has thrown up a few little surprise treats, not least more information on Square Enix's upcoming Bravely Default II, with a deeper look at the characters and gameplay in a four-minute segment from the broadcast. You can check out the trailer above,

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  • News Panzer Dragoon: Remake Flies Onto Nintendo Switch Today, Physical Version Coming Soon

    Lock-on, Tommy

    Well, that came out of the blue, didn’t it? Forever Entertainment’s much-hyped remake of Sega’s Panzer Dragoon has launched today on Switch as a timed console exclusive. The game was previously slated for a winter release. The Japanese version launches on April 2nd. A comprehensive reimagining of Team Andromeda’s on-rails...

    • Switch eShop
  • Video Digital Foundry Delivers Its Verdict On Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Reduced frame rate is a "worthy sacrifice"

    Ever wondered what's under the hood of Animal Crossing: New Horizons on Nintendo Switch? Probably not, given the type of game it is, but that hasn't stopped Digital Foundry from taking a look. To cut to the chase, the game renders at 1920 x 1080 in docked and 1280 x 720 while in portable. Anti-aliasing is...

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    • Animal Crossing
    • Digital Foundry
  • News Borderlands Legendary Collection Brings Three Games From The Series To Switch

    "2K <3 Switch"

    The good news from 2K just keeps coming, as the Borderlands series is finally headed to Nintendo Switch. Borderlands Legendary Collection will bring three games from the franchise to Nintendo's machine - Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition, Borderlands 2, and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel - on 29th May. Yep, that's the same day as...

    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition Contains A New Epilogue Story, Launches In May

    And a limited edition has been revealed

    Today's Nintendo Direct Mini has confirmed that Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition will be launching on Nintendo Switch on 29th May. You can check out the game's specific portion of the Direct above; Nintendo says that it will feature updated graphics, improved battle HUD and menus, more than 90...

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  • News All Three BioShock Games Are Coming To Switch

    2K Games shows Switch some love

    It has been confirmed today that BioShock: The Collection is coming to the Nintendo Switch. Following on from rumours a while back, the announcement was made during today's surprise Nintendo Direct broadcast. The collection brings BioShock Remastered, BioShock 2 Remastered and

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  • News XCOM 2 Collection Brings Award-Winning Turn-Based Tactics To Switch This May

    Along with all of the expansions

    2K Games has revealed that Firaxis Games' critically-acclaimed XCOM 2 is coming to the Nintendo Switch. The game will launch on the console alongside four DLC packs – Resistance Warrior Pack, Anarchy’s Children, Alien Hunters, Shen’s Last Gift – as well as the War of the Chosen expansion. You'll have the...

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  • News Get A Closer Look At Animal Crossing's Bunny Day Event, Earth Day Event Also Teased

    It looks as lovely as you'd expect

    Today's Nintendo Direct Mini showed off plenty of new games coming to Switch, but it also gave us more information on content coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons. New footage in the presentation has given us a closer look at all of the fun we can expect to enjoy throughout the Bunny Day celebrations, which...

    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News Burnout Paradise Remastered Finally Pulls Up On Nintendo Switch This Year

    Open world racing hits Switch in 2020

    In today's surprise Nintendo Direct Mini it has been confirmed that the remaster of Criterion Games' classic open world racer Burnout Paradise is finally coming to Nintendo Switch in 2020 after debuting on PC and other consoles back in 2018. The game took the Burnout series - famous for its entertaining...

    • Nintendo Switch
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  • News Ninjala Will Be Free-To-Play When It Launches Worldwide This May

    Chew on this

    Remember that new "action game epic to follow Splatoon and Fortnite" which was hinted at in Japanese monthly CoroCoro comic? Well, GungHo Online Entertainment America has just premiered a new trailer for Ninjala,

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
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  • News Capcom’s Shinsekai: Into The Depths Launches On Nintendo Switch Today

    Water surprise!

    Capcom has just launched its underwater exploration title Shinsekai: Into The Depths on the Nintendo Switch eShop with a price of $19.99. Previously an Apple Arcade exclusive, it tasks the player with uncovering the secrets of an underwater world packed with puzzles, wildlife and mystery. The aquatic setting isn’t just for show,...

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    • Capcom
  • News PlatinumGames Is Revealing Its Fourth And Final Surprise On 1st April

    That's a funny day for an announcement

    PlatinumGames rarely drops a lot of information at once, but when it does, it's often big news. Over the past few months, it's successfully funded a Kickstarter project for The Wonderful 101: Remastered, revealed Project G.G. - the powerful climax to the Hideki Kamiya superhero trilogy, confirmed there'll be a...

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  • Nintendo Download 26th March (Europe)

    One Piece! Saints Row! Good Job! Shinsekai! Panzer Dragoon!

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

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  • Feature Capcom On Bringing Shinsekai: Into The Depths To Switch

    Diving deep into an underwater mystery

    Today, Capcom surprised us all by launching its underwater exploration title Shinsekai: Into The Depths on the Nintendo Switch eShop. Previously an Apple Arcade exclusive, the game places you in the role of a lone explorer who is determined to unravel the secrets of a vast ocean world. We spoke to Peter...

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  • News Pokémon GO Player Spending Soars As More Trainers Bunker Down

    Gotta stay inside

    Niantic's outdoor mobile game Pokémon GO is reportedly making even more money than it previously was now that people around the globe are locked down indoors. According to Sensor Tower data (via VentureBeat), global player spending in the game reached $23 million last week on 16th March, which was an increase of 66.7% from the...

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  • News Mario, Splatoon And Zelda Tunes Come To Ring Fit Adventure Via A New Rhythm Game Mode

    Download the update now

    A free update for Nintendo's hit exercise game Ring Fit Adventure has been announced via today's surprise Nintendo Direct Mini. A new score-based Rhythm Game mode will enable you to stretch and squeeze your Ring-Con to the beat of some swingin' Nintendo tunes from the likes of Super Mario Odyssey, Splatoo

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    • The Legend of Zelda
    • Splatoon
  • News Fresh Pokémon Sword And Shield Expansion Pass Details Revealed In New Trailer

    Gigantamax starters, Kubfu, new costumes

    A brand new trailer for the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass has arrived, giving us a good look at more of the exciting things in store this summer. The trailer kicks things off with a look at Gigantamax versions of your Sword and Shield starter Pokémon's final evolutions, Rillaboom,...

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    • Pokemon
    • DLC
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  • News Fancy A Passionate Tryst On Switch? Get Involved With Catherine: Full Body This July

    Loving Vincent

    Atlus has announced via today's Nintendo Direct Mini that self-described 'action adventure puzzler' Catherine: Full Body is headed to Switch on 7th July 2020. This cult classic originally released as plain old Catherine on PS3 and 360 before getting a Full Body re-release last year which featured extra conten

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  • Nintendo Download 26th March (North America)

    One Piece Pirates, Zombie Army and Ara Fell

    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! Nintendo Switch: One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 (Bandai...

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  • News Mr. Driller Finally Makes His Nintendo Switch Debut This June

    Dig for victory

    Bandai Namco's classic Dr. Driller is making his way to the Nintendo Switch in June, it has been revealed. Dr. Driller DrillLand will boast updated visuals and HD cutscenes, as well as five different themed attractions which each have their own gameplay rules, as well as a final boss to defeat. Multiplayer will play a big part in...

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  • News World Health Organisation Recommends Playing 'Active' Video Games To Stay Healthy At Home

    For 30 mins per day

    In ongoing efforts to provide support and advice to everyone dealing with the impacts of the coronavirus, The World Health Organisation (WHO) has listed 'active' video games as one way to stay healthy. WHO has taken to social media to share a list of physical activities that can be performed at home, helping you to remain active...

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  • News Totally Reliable Delivery Service Brings Crazy Co-Op Action To Switch Next Week

    Play with friends local or online

    If you're looking for your next barmy co-op game to enjoy with friends or family at home, you might want to consider the crazy world of Totally Reliable Delivery Service. The game has you joining up to three of your friends to haphazardly deliver parcels in an interactive sandbox world. Not unlike some of the real...

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    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases