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News Hogwarts Legacy Showcase Highlights Open-World Broom And Hippogriff Flight
Dark Arts combat also demonstrated
A new gameplay showcase for Hogwarts Legacy has been broadcast, highlighting over 30 minutes' worth of direct gameplay footage from the PlayStation 5 version of the title. We get a good look at how players will be able to navigate the world, utilising objects and creatures like broomsticks, Hippogriffs, and...
News Harvestella Producer Open To Future Entries, But Needs Fan Support
"I'd be delighted if we could keep this game going"
One of the more surprising RPG releases from Square Enix this year was Harvestella - a life simulation RPG where players are required to tend to their crops, befriend townsfolk, overcome threats and discover the truth behind the incoming calamity. The game's producer Daisuke Taka was recently...
News Spike Chunsoft Shares New Master Detective Archives: Rain Code Trailer
Launching on Switch in Spring 2023
In September, Spike Chunsoft lifted the lid on its new project Master Detective Archives: Rain Code - a detective adventure style game, due out on Switch in Spring 2023. The latest update is a new introduction trailer - featuring Shinigami, the death god contracted to haunt protagonist Yuma, who gives a sneak peek...
News Kazuya & Sephiroth amiibo Release 13th January, Pyra & Mythra Arrive In 2023
More Smash Bros. amiibo are on the way
Although Nintendo is done with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate development, it is still busy making amiibo for the game's DLC fighters. If you've been wondering about the next batch, Nintendo has today finally confirmed Final Fantasy's Sephiroth and Tekken's Kazuya will be arriving early next year on 13th January...
News Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed Is A Game About Taking Off People's Clothes
Well, if you count vampires as "people"
The stakes are high. Sorry, little vampire joke for you there. But the stakes are high in Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed, literally, because Akihabara is infested with vampiric invaders called Synthisters, preying on the unsuspecting "figurine-chasers, maid café connoisseurs, and cosplayers" of the...
News Harvest Moon: The Winds Of Anthos Is The Next Game In The Farm Sim Spin-Off Series
Grab your torch and pitchforks (for farming reasons)
We've known about the Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life remake for a while now, so it would make sense that Harvest Moon — the Natsume-owned series that serves as a rival to Story of Seasons — would make its appearance sooner or later. (For slightly more context: What is now known as...
News Nintendo Australia's Smash Summer Open Offers A Mug As A Prize
Nintendo Australia has announced the Smash Australian Summer Open, a new casual Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament that takes place on 18th December, reports eSports.net. But that's not what's caught people's attention, oh no — one of the prizes at this "open to all" event is a mug. Okay, so this isn't the top level of Smash Bros...
News Chocobo GP Update Introduces New Midgar Course, Here Are The Patch Notes
Arriving later this month
Square Enix's kart racing title Chocobo GP will be updated to version 1.4.0 on December 21st, introducing a sizeable amount of additions, adjustments, and fixes to the game. The main star of the show here is the brand new "Midgar" course, taking inspiration from the starting location from Final Fantasy VII. This joins a...
News Cuphead - The Delicious Last Course Serves Up Two Million Sales
"Jumpin' Jellybeans we've gone Double Platinum!!"
The much-anticipated DLC for Cuphead, 'The Delicious Last Course,' was released back at the end of June this year and we had a great time with it. So too, it seems, did a couple of other people as the game was quick to break the one million copies sold mark just weeks later. Now, the devilishly...
News Wonder Boy Anniversary Collection To Get Switch eShop Release Next Year
21 Wonder Boys abound!
ININ Games is giving Wonder Boy Collection a little bit of a boost. An expanded digital release of this year's compilation, called Wonder Boy Anniversary Collection, is coming to the eShop on 26th January 2023. Now, if you're a little bit confused, there are a fair few differences compared to June 2022's Collection — at...
News Atlus Shares More Details On Persona 3 And Persona 4 For Switch
Shiny graphics! Quick saves!
Update [Thu 15th Dec, 2022 15:10 GMT]: North American eShop pages for both Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden are now live, meaning you can pre-order both titles for the Switch right now. Better still, both games are only $19.99 each. What are you waiting for!? Original article [Wed 14th Dec, 2022 11:15 GMT]: Pu
Random Getty Images Apparently Exists In The World Of Final Fantasy VII
Well, that's unfortunate
This week saw the launch of Crisis Core - Final Fantasy VII - Reunion, a remake of the 2007 PSP title from Square Enix. We thought the game was pretty darn good, all told, awarding it a solid 8/10 in our review and praising the thrilling combat and solid visuals. It seems, however, that Reunion developer Tose left a rather...
News XEL Is Officially The Worst Switch Game Of 2022, According To Metacritic
Blade Runner also made the top 10
It's that time once again when Metacritic spices up the 'Game of the Year' nominations by releasing a list of the worst games released. On the Switch front, the worst game of the year goes to the Zelda-style sci-fi adventure title, XEL. It made its debut on the platform in July this year, and according to...
News Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot - Bardock Alone Against Fate DLC Launching Next Month
"The time to fight for it all begins January 13th, 2023"
Back in September, Bandai Namco announced Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot would be getting a fourth DLC update focused on Goku's Saiyan father Bardock. Bardock: Alone Against Fate has now officially been locked in for release on 13th January 2023. Alongside this announcement, Bandai Namco has released...
News Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection Launches On Switch Next April
Pre-orders available now
Update [Wed 14th Dec, 2022 02:05 GMT]: Capcom's second trailer has revealed Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection will be arriving on the Nintendo Switch and other platforms on 14th April 2023. Pre-orders are available now for the bundle deal at the price of $59.99. This pack comes with two additional skins for the...
News Mario Strikers: Battle League Version 1.3.0 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
The third free content update has arrived
If you've been looking for a reason to return to Mario Strikers: Battle League, don't worry - Nintendo has got you covered with its third free update. Like the past free updates, Version 1.3.0 also adds a few new characters. This time it's Bowser Jr. and Birdo. There's also a new stadium, a new gear set, an...
Guide Best Nintendo Switch Family Games
Fun for the whole family
Nintendo's Switch is the perfect console for co-op multiplayer gaming and certainly goes down a treat at a party, but if you want to play games with your young kids and granny and granddad, it can be tough to find games that are genuinely fun for everyone involved. We know from personal experience the delicate balance of...
Feature The Best Pokémon Glow Ups In Pokémon Scarlet And Violet
It's time for a makeover!
Every new generation of Pokémon offers new stories, makeovers, and evolutions to some of the more overlooked 'mons in the 'dex, and Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is no different. Although we've only got a handful of regional variations in Paldea, that doesn't mean that ScarVi hasn't revitalised and re-imagined some of the...
News Strategy RPG Fairy Fencer F: Refrain Chord Arrives In The West Spring 2023
Update: Fang and friends return
Update [Tue 13th Dec, 2022 19:30 GMT]: Idea Factory International has announced that Fairy Fencer F: Refrain Chord is coming to the west next year! The upcoming strategy RPG, and the newest entry in the Fairy Fencer F series, reunites fans with protagonist Fang after he meets two muses called Glace and Fleur. The...
News Hogwarts Legacy Magics Up July Release Date On Switch, Launches After Other Versions
Warner Bros. and Avalanche Software's huge action RPG Hogwarts Legacy — based on the Harry Potter series — finally secures a release date on Switch of 25th July 2023. The hybrid console's version of the game will be the last version of the game to launch, after the PS4 and Xbox One versions release on 4th April next year. This is...
News You Can Get Your 'Year In Review' Nintendo Switch Stats Now For 2022
Wrapping up the year
It's that time of year when video game consoles want to shame you for how many hundreds of hours you've put into a video game (this author totally isn't speaking from experience at all) Yep, Nintendo's official Year in Review 2022 has launched! This now-annual tradition lets you check what your most-played Switch titles were...
News Oni: Road To Be The Mightiest Oni Gets A Physical Release In April 2023
Follows digital launch in March
Red Art Games has announced that the upcoming 3D action title ONI: Road to be the Mightiest Oni from developer Kenei Design will be getting a physical release for the Switch, launching on April 21st, 2023 for $39.99 / €39.99. Pre-orders will begin later this week on December 15th at 8am PT / 11am ET / 4pm GMT / 5pm...
News SpongeBob Must Face His Friends In Latest 'The Cosmic Shake' Trailer
"F is for friends who do stuff together!"
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake has dropped a brand-new trailer! THQNordic's upcoming platformer sees everyone's favourite sponge adventure through seven different worlds alongside his trusty companion, Balloon-Patrick, and the pair will have to fend off plenty of familiar faces along the way. This...
News "We Could Make Nine Of Them" - Hideki Kamiya Doesn't Think Bayonetta Will End
Prequel title launches in March 2023
PlatinumGames is seemingly going all in on the Bayonetta franchise, having launched Bayonetta 3 earlier this year to critical acclaim and currently gearing up for the imminent release of the prequel title, Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon, in March 2023. Hideki Kamiya, Vice President of PlatinumGames...
News Fatal Frame Devs Share Thank You Message On Franchise's 21st Anniversary
Also discuss upcoming Switch remake
Today marks the 21st anniversary of the first Fatal Frame (Project Zero in the west), launched on PlayStation 2 and Xbox back on December 13th, 2001. To celebrate, producer Fukaya and director Shibata for Fatal Frame: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse have taken to YouTube to discuss the upcoming Switch remaster and to...
News Sonic Frontiers Has Sold Over 2.5 Million Copies Worldwide
Many fans have played the "open-zone" game already
Sonic Frontiers has taken the blue blur in a bold new direction with its "open-zone" gameplay, and it appears to have paid off. Sega has today revealed the new title by Sonic Team has now sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide since its November 8th release. This figure represents both physical and...
Poll Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion Is Out Today On Switch, Are You Getting It?
A prequel to one of the greatest Final Fantasy games
It might be December, but that hasn't stopped video game releases from rushing out the door. The latest one is Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion - otherwise known as the prequel to the legendary 1997 RPG, Final Fantasy VII. Crisis Core originally made its debut on the PlayStation Portable...
Guide Fire Emblem Engage Characters - Every New And Returning Hero
Update: Introducing the Four Wings
Fire Emblem Engage brings the series to the new world of Elyos, full of fresh-faced heroes and with a classical combat focus. While we are used to being introduced to a new team of characters with each game in the series, Engage flips the script just a little bit, bringing back a number of recognisable heroes from...
News Class-Action Lawsuit Claims Epic Games Knowingly Made Fortnite "Very, Very Addictive"
Next stop for the Battle Bus: court
Epic Games is facing a class-action lawsuit from parents who claim that the team knowingly developed Fortnite to be highly addictive (thanks, TechRadar). Concern over th
News DC's Justice League: Cosmic Chaos Flies Onto Switch Next Year
Teased during the OG Unwrapped Presentation earlier this year, Outright Games has now announced that it will be bringing DC's Justice League: Cosmic Chaos to the Switch for some family-friendly fun on 10th March, 2023. If you were to look at the state of the DCEU at the moment, the phrase 'family friendly' might not immediately...
News Bowser Jr. And Birdo Star In Mario Strikers: Battle League's Third Free Update
New gear and stadium also incoming
Nintendo has revealed details of its third major update for Mario Strikers: Battle League, launching on December 13th (that's tomorrow) for all owners. Primarily, the new update will include two new playable characters in the form of Bowser Jr. and Birdo. Bowser Jr. is said to be a balanced player who assists with...
Review Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion - The Series' Goofiest Writing Returns In A Thrilling Remaster
ACTIVATING COMBAT MODE
In the mid-2000s, Nintendo may have easily dominated the handheld gaming space with the DS and its incredible lineup, but never let it be said that the PSP didn’t have its fair share of absolute bangers. One of the most memorable PSP titles was Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core, a prequel to one of the greatest games Square’s...
News Final Fantasy 1 To 6 Have Been Rated For Nintendo Switch By The ESRB
Presumably the 'Pixel Remaster' set
Here's a lovely bit of news to kickstart your week: the first six Final Fantasy games have been rated for the Nintendo Switch by the ESRB. While nothing has been officially announced at the time of writing, this is presumably the Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster set, which originally released on mobile devices back...
Video Our Latest Shopping Haul Is Incredibly Spicy, Literally
Hot Ones' got nothing on this
Our lovely video producer Zion is back once again with a hefty shopping haul, showcasing his uh... let's say varied taste in games. At the top of the pile is a rather curious Japanese titled released in 2020 called Tabe-O-Ja, which is essentially a cooking game in which you summon creatures called "Tabe-Gami". The...
News The Outbound Ghost Publisher Takes Legal Action Following Dev Complaints And Steam Page Edits
Update: "We hope that the need for legal interventions is short lived"
Update #2 [Mon 12th Dec, 2022 11:10 GMT]: After hearing from the lead developer of The Outbound Ghost last week, publisher Digerati has now responded with a full statement regarding the game's release, including legal action following lawsuit threats from Conradical Games. In a...
UK Charts Nintendo Continues Its Strong Performance Amid Stiff Competition
God of War Ragnarok reclaims its crown
The latest UK boxed charts are here and it's a familiar scene for many, with no new entries into the top ten for this week (Cuphead's physical release came in at number eighteen, with the Switch version making up 79% of the copies sold). God of War Ragnarok reclaimed the crown to come in at number one,...
News Bayonetta Origins: Cereza And The Lost Demon File Size Seemingly Revealed
Arriving next March
In case you missed it, one of the big Nintendo-related announcements at The Game Awards this year was the reveal of Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon. This new Switch game is arriving early next year on 17th March, and as result, there's already a fair bit of information about it. The latest update comes directly from...
Random Pokémon Scarlet & Violet's Professors Were Designed By James Turner
The former Sword & Shield art director
Pokémon designer and Sword & Shield Art Director James Turner might not be working with Game Freak anymore, but it seems he had some involvement with the new entries Pokémon Scarlet and Violet before he did leave the company. In a post on social media, Turner revealed he actually designed the professors...
News Sonic Frontiers Director Excited About Next Game, Promises Even "Greater" Experience
"The third generation is off to a good start"
Sonic Frontiers almost won the 'Player's Voice Award' at The Game Awards earlier this week. In response to this, the game's director Morio Kishimoto has once again thanked fans and all the staff that worked on the game for their support. He went on to mention how it's inspired the team to create an even...
Feature 30 More Things You Might Have Missed In Pokémon Scarlet & Violet
Easter Eggs, secrets, and tips!
Remember our feature that highlighted 30 Things You Might Have Missed In Pokémon Scarlet & Violet? Well, we've already found 30 more things, from neat Easter Eggs to things that make battling a whole lot easier. Let's dive in — how many do you already know? More Things You Didn't Know About Pokémon Scarlet...
News Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot - Card Warriors Online Service To Be Terminated In 2023
Specific date TBA
As 2022 winds down, Bandai Namco has announced it will be terminating the online service for Dragon Ball Card Warriors in 2023. Card Warriors is a free card game update for Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot and was made available earlier this year on the Nintendo Switch in March. There's no specific date just yet, but when the service does...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (December 10th)
Award winners and wheel spinners
It has been yet another fun-filled week here at Nintendo Life and we are ready to once again hit the ol' games this weekend. In the past seven days we have had The Game Awards (and the absence of any Tears of the Kingdom news thereof), a brand new
Round Up The Reviews Are In For Dragon Quest Treasures
What did the critics think?
Apart from all those announcements at the Game Awards yesterday, there were also some new games released on the Nintendo Switch this week. One, in particular, that perhaps deserves just a little more attention is the new Dragon Quest spin-off, Dragon Quest Treasures. We've already shared our own Nintendo Life review -...
News Splatoon 3 Version 2.0.1 Is Now Available, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Download it today
It's been a busy week on the Nintendo week, with the company launching its third wave of DLC for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and also announcing an expansion pass for the upcoming Fire Emblem game. In case you missed it, Splatoon 3 also got another update. While we've already issued a PSA about the "first big run event", it seems the...
Guide Best Cozy Games On Switch
Prepare to have your fuzzies warmed
What exactly makes a game cozy? Is it the player's state of mind while playing? Is it an adherence to specific aesthetics or messages? Is it the inclusion of birds? Well, you might be forgiven for thinking it's the last one, because at least ten of the games on this list are about birds specifically, but the idea...
Soapbox The Steam Deck And The Switch Aren't Rivals, They're Siblings
Switch 'em up
I have a Switch. And I have a Steam Deck. I am a fancy lady with two consoles designed for the kind of people who really like to be horizontal when playing games, which suits me just fine, because I am often to be found being horizontal and/or playing games. But I see a lot of folks pitting my two expensive rectangles against one...
Feature Yuji Horii And Tachi Inuzuka - Making A Dragon Quest That Can Be "Enjoyed Casually"
Lifting the lid on Dragon Quest Treasures
The chest has been opened, and Dragon Quest Treasures has finally launched on the Switch today, 9th December. Originally proposed as an entry in the spin-off series Dragon Quest Monsters, Treasures sees fan-favourite character from Dragon Quest XI — Erik — and his little sister Mia embark on an...
PSA Splatoon 3's First Big Run Event Kicks Off Today (North America)
Defend Wahoo World
The debut of Splatoon 3's new recurring event, Big Run, has felt like a long time coming, but today (9th December) the wait is finally over. Kicking off at 4pm PT (those of us in Europe will have to wait until the early hours of the morning on the 10th) those pesky Salmonids are heading for Wahoo World and it's up to us to stop...
News Classic Text-Based Adventure 'Colossal Cave' Is Getting A 3D Revival In January
Colossal Cave Adventure, the 1976 text-based game from William Crowther, is getting a 3D revival in the form of Colossal Cave, launching on Switch on January 19th, 2023. Developed by ex-Sierra Entertainment devs Ken and Roberta Williams, the game was reportedly started as a hobby for the pair during the COVID-19 pandemic, and is...
Round Up Everything Announced At The Game Awards 2022 - Every Game Reveal And Trailer
What was your favourite announcement?
Another year, another Game Awards event. It was a pretty good one though, right? There were plenty of cracking game announcements for all platforms, including the Switch, and for your convenience, we've compiled them all for you right here. You'll find all relevant game trailers below along with a link to our...
Deals Buy A Nintendo Switch OLED Console And Get A Free Game (UK)
Nintendo UK drops a tasty holiday sale
Nintendo UK has announced a brand new deal to celebrate the holidays, giving you the chance to pick up a free game of your choice when buying a shiny new Nintendo Switch OLED Model console from the company's official store. Live today, and running until 31st December or whilst stocks last, the deal lets you...
News The Game Awards GOTY For 2022 Is Elden Ring
Nintendo also took out a bunch of awards
The Game Awards has just concluded for another year and FromSoftware's Elden Ring has been crowned Game of the Year. It was up against A Plague Tale: Requiem, God of War Ragnarok, Horizon Forbidden West,
News Nintendo Unveils Fire Emblem Engage Expansion Pass, Wave 1 DLC Launches 20th January 2023
"Four packs of additional content await"
During The Game Awards show today, Nintendo announced Fire Emblem Engage would be receiving Expansion Pass DLC. The first of four waves of DLC will be releasing alongside the game's launch on 20th January next year. Pre-orders for the full pass are now live on the Switch eShop for $29.99 USD (or your regional...
News A New Hellboy Game Has Been Announced For Nintendo Switch
The comic book series Hellboy will be getting another video game adaptation. At The Game Awards, Good Shepard Entertainment and Dark Horse Comics announced Hellboy Web of Wyrd for consoles and PC. There's no word on a release date just yet. It's been confirmed for the Nintendo Switch and is described as a roguelite action-adventure...
News Bayonetta Origins Announced Exclusively For Switch, Coming March 2023
Try out a brief playable teaser in Bayonetta 3
At The Game Awards, the show's host Geoff Keighley announced a new Bayonetta spin-off would be coming exclusively to the Nintendo Switch early next year. Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon will be landing on the hybrid platform on 17th March 2023 for $59.99 USD, and pre-orders are now live on...
News Return To Castlevania In The Next Dead Cells DLC, Arriving Q1 2023
"Thank you Konami"
Motion Twin's award-winning roguelite Metroidvania Dead Cells was the first game to receive an announcement at The Game Awards' pre-show this year. In a brief trailer, it was revealed Dead Cells would be collaborating with Konami's long-running Castlevania series with the upcoming Return To Castlevania DLC. Fans can expect a new...
News Final Fight Free To Download For A Limited-Time In Capcom Arcade Stadium
Get it while you can!
If you're into retro gaming and enjoy classic beat 'em ups you won't want to miss out on this latest offer. Capcom has made its classic arcade title Final Fight a free download in its Capcom Arcade Stadium collection for a limited time. It'll require 6MB of space to install, and obviously, you'll need to have the Capcom Arcade...
Guide Best Nintendo Switch Action Games
Hacking and slashing
What better way to unwind after a long day at work, school, or wherever than throwing yourself into some intense hack-and-slash action? Or, better yet, why not take the action with you? Well, thank goodness for the Switch, which has become a quiet little home for some of the best action games of the generation. From classics...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: How To Make Crudités
Crunchy snack time
Disney Dreamlight Valley has loads of recipes, but at the very start of the game, you're asked to make crudités... without a recipe. What a nightmare! Luckily, Crudités are one of the simplest recipes in the game. Here's how to make them: The ingredients for Crudités You're going to need three things: A stove Coal A...
Feature Cuphead Creators On The Perfect Physical Edition, Animation, And Working With Netflix
"Partnering with the team at iam8bit was right for us"
It's kind of amazing to think that, before this month, Cuphead had never had a physical launch. This seminal run-and-gun indie, visually inspired by the rubber hose animation from the 1930s and the Jazz age, made a huge splash in 2017 on Xbox and Windows, and with a Switch port finally...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: How To Get Vitalys Crystals
Useful for making Merlin's potions
Vitalys Crystals are a material in Disney Dreamlight Valley that are used to create potions to better your Royal Tools. But if you haven't found them yet, we can help you! Here's our guide on finding these elusive shinies... How To Get Vitalys Crystals Unlock Sunlit Plateau You'll need to unlock Sunlit Plateau...
News Wales Interactive Announces 'Ten Dates', Speeding Onto Switch In 2023
A "post-pandemic" sequel to Five Dates
Wales Interactive, known for its extensive work in the FMV genre, has announced Ten Dates, a sequel to the lockdown dating sim Five Dates, which was released back in November 2020. Due for release on February 14th, 2023 (yep, Valentine's Day), the game doubles the number of potential dating matches from its...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: How To Catch Kingfish
The ruler of all fish
One of the quests in Disney Dreamlight Valley's new Festive Star Path is catching five Kingfish. However, a lot of people are seeing that quest and thinking, "what the heck is a Kingfish?" Don't worry! They're really hard to catch, and you're not alone. We can help! How to catch a Kingfish Kingfish are about as hard to catch...
Nintendo Download 8th December (North America)
Crisis Core! Dragon Quest Treasures! Chained Echoes!
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: DRAGON QUEST TREASURES...
Review Dragon Quest Treasures - A Trove Of JRPG Goodness, Perfect For Beginners
Taking the JRPG formula back to basics
The Dragon Quest series is a staple in the JRPG community, continually churning out games of varying quality for more than 35 years. The latest entry in this seminal franchise is Dragon Quest Treasures, a spin-off from the mainline series, with many of the standard Dragon Quest tropes packaged into one of the...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: How To Catch The Festive Fish
They're more like a C-
As part of Disney Dreamlight Valley's festive update, five new fish have been added to the collection — although they're really just existing fish with hats on. But how do you catch them? Here's everything you need to know. How to catch the Festive Fish in Disney Dreamlight Valley The Festive Fish came to Disney Dreamlight...
Japanese Charts Pokémon And Nintendo Continue To Dominate
There's just no stopping them
We've got the latest Japanese charts for you and it's another strong week for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, with the latest generation bringing in another 310,235 sales, contributing to a running total of 3,424,806. This puts it just behind Splatoon 3's current total of 3,446,339, though it's probably safe to say that...
PSA Lightning No Longer Cancels Your Glider In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
If you are even remotely interested in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, then you probably saw the whole heap of goodies that came our way yesterday in the ver. 2.2.0 update. Alongside the new tracks and item customisation tool, there were a couple of big in-game changes that have been somewhat pushed to the side. One such change is all to do...
Random Scarlet And Violet Players Are Finding Shiny Pokémon Hiding In The Walls
An internal affair
There have been enough Pokémon Scarlet and Violet glitches posted to the internet in the past few weeks to fill a Pokédex three times over. But no matter how hard we try to look away, another one comes along that we can't help but go... "what??" One such glitch was documented on a stream by @RyanWasTakenToo who, while on the...
News Crash Bandicoot Might Be Teasing A Game Awards Reveal
Update: Crash Team Rumble confirmed, but not for Switch
Update: The announcement, in the end, turned out to be a party-like team game called Crash Team Rumble. It's coming out in 2023, but at this point in time, there's been no mention of a Nintendo Switch release. Original story: Ahead of The Game Awards, the official Crash Bandicoot Twitter...
Poll What’s Your Favourite New Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC Track In Wave 3?
Let us know
Nintendo's Booster Course Wave 3 DLC for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is finally available, and now that a lot of racers have had a chance to try it out, we're curious to know what your favourite track is in the new update. While you may have been excited for a particular track in the lead up, perhaps you're now a fan of another track. Have you...
News Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Has Been Updated To Version 2.2.0, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Download it today
As you may have already seen, Wave 3 of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass is now officially live on the Switch. This latest update takes the game up to Version 2.2.0 - adding a two cups and eight courses in total. This latest update also comes with a number of general changes and fixes some issues. One of the highlights...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: Festive Dreamlight Quests Guide
Ho ho ho!
There are five new festive quests available in the Disney Dreamlight Valley winter update, and they're not easy to figure out. Don't worry — you've got a friend in us, and we can help. Here's how to complete each festive quest! Festive Dreamlight Quests Guide A Home for the Holidays Place five pieces of festive furniture in your...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: Everything New In The Latest Update (December)
Socks! Boba tea! Coffee! SOCKS!
There are a ton of changes and new things in the latest Disney Dreamlight Valley update, and we're still trying to find all of them — so we can dump them in this massive list, just for you! Just bear with us while we discover things for ourselves. This list is a work-in-progress, and a lot of stuff is time-gated in...
News Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake News Coming "Soon" Teases Series Creator
"I can’t say much yet"
News on the Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake has been sparse since its announcement in May 2021, but series creator Yuji Horii has hinted in an interview with Famitsu (with excerpts translated by SatsumaFS for Nintendo Everything
News Atari Announces Ultra Rare Arcade Shooter 'Akka Arrh' Is Coming To Switch
Originally scrapped for being "too difficult"
After Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration, Atari Flashback Classics and Atari Mania, you might think that the iconic studio would want a break from looking into its back catalogue for a brief moment. You would, however, be wrong. Perhaps the most obscure of these titles yet has today been announced,...
News '90s-Inspired Platformer Clive 'N' Wrench Lands New Festive Trailer And US Physical Release Date
Alongside its European launch
We were excited to hear that the long-awaited retro platformer Clive 'N' Wrench would be finally hopping its way to Switch in Europe in February 2023, and we are now pleased to hear that our friends across the pond will be able to experience all of it's 90s-inspired goodness in physical form on the same day. The game...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: How To Make Fruitcake
You loaf to see it
We're not massive fruitcake fans here at the Disney Dreamlight Valley guides factory, but you have to admit — they do look pretty. But how do you make Fruitcake in Disney Dreamlight Valley? It won't be Christmas/the non-denominational festive season without that heavy brick of a dessert! We have a full recipe guide right here,...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: Recipes - Ingredients, Sell Prices, Star Ratings, Full List
The best recipes to sell and eat
Updated with the new festive recipes added in the Toy Story update. Enjoy! Disney Dreamlight Valley has tons of delicious and very specific recipes, all of which take ingredients that can be found by foraging, fishing, and farming. Each recipe also has a unique sell price and number of stamina points that it...
News Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 3 Is Out Now With New Custom Items Update
Play online your way
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe just keeps getting bigger, and Wave 3 of the Booster Course Pass has just dropped! As with every new DLC, two new Cups have been introduced to the mix — the Rock Cup, and the Moon Cup. And each one has four returning courses from Mario Kart history. But alongside Wave 3's arrival, Nintendo has announced...
News Overwatch 2 Launches Season Two With New Heroes, Maps, And Game Modes
Bang bang, shooty shooty
Activision-Blizzard has kicked off Season Two for Overwatch 2, launching new heroes, maps and game modes for the free-to-play FPS. The key addition here, of course, is the new Tank hero Ramattra, but we've also got the new Shambali map, a whole bunch of unlockable rewards via the Battle Pass, and even some festive events on...
News Temtem Gets Huge New Update, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
The combination of ver.1.1 and 1.2
There was a time when we thought that Temtem would have the chance to grow in Pokémon's shadow and become another strong creature catcher/battler on the video game market. But then, well, it didn't. While we gave the game 8/10 in our review, many appear to have been put off by bugs and other launch issues, leaving...
News Mech Armada Brings Robot Building To X-Com-Style Warfare On Switch Tomorrow
Lioncode Games has announced that its tactical turn-based roguelite Mech Armada will be dropping onto Switch tomorrow (8th December). Billed as "Into the Breach meets X-Com", by way of a little Transformers we might add, this tactics game will see you building extravagently bulky mechs and then sending them into battle against an even...
News Splatoon 3 Is Yahoo! Japan's Most Searched Video Game Of 2022
Pokémon Legends: Arceus was runner-up
We've already heard a lot about the success of Splatoon 3 in Japan this year, and now it's taken out another award. The third entry in the popular team-based squid shooter has officially been crowned the top searched game in the Yahoo! Japan Search Awards. Yes, it's a thing. Yahoo! Japan shared multiple...
News New Avatar Legends DLC Is Now Available In Minecraft
"Can you master the four elements?"
Update [Wed 7th Dec, 2022 01:55 GMT]: Minecraft's Avatar Legends DLC is now available. Alongside this a new trailer has been released. "Play as yourself or as your favorite characters, as the Avatar Legends DLC comes with 50+ new skins, including Aang, Korra, Zuko, and Katara! And to celebrate the launch,...
Guide Pokémon Scarlet & Violet: How To Craft TMs - All TM Recipes
Too many TMs
Pokémon Scarlet & Violet have changed up how TMs (Technical Machines) work once again. While the move-teaching items have returned to being one-use, you'll never have to spend your Poké Dollars ever again to find them as you can now craft them! There's an enormous amount of TMs to find in Paldea — 171 to be exact — and these...
Guide Pokémon Scarlet & Violet: All TM Locations - The Great Crater Of Paldea, Area Zero
Back to zero, back to nothing
Inside The Great Crater of Paldea lies Area Zero, a location shrouded in mystery — at least until you get there in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet's final chapter. Given the nature of Area Zero, there is no minimap when you're inside the crater. Therefore, it's up to us Pokémon experts to show you where to find some...
Guide Pokémon Scarlet & Violet: All TM Locations - North Province, Glaseado Mountain, Casseroya Lake
The North Province of Paldea is huge and it's where many of Pokémon Scarlet & Violet's later challenges lie in waiting. Through the Dalizapa Passage, you'll be able to reach Mount Glaseado, which takes up a huge chunk of the northern map. Also on the mountain is Glaseado Gym and Montenevera, while west you'll find Casseroya Lake...
Guide Pokémon Scarlet & Violet: All TM Locations - West Province, Asado Desert
The West side of Paldea is one you'll be dipping into frequently in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. This part of the map is home to the Asado Desert, as well as Porto Marinada, Cascarrafa, and Medali. Here is where you'll find all TMs across all of the West Province Areas, including TM rewards for quests and League Reps. If you're looking...
Guide Pokémon Scarlet & Violet: All TM Locations - East Province, Tagtree Thicket
East Is East
The East Province is home to some very rocky terrain along with some interesting locales in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Behind the mining area, you'll find Tagtree Thicket, while towns include Zapapico and Levincia. Here is where you'll find all TMs across all of the East Province Areas, including TM rewards for quests and League...
Guide Pokémon Scarlet & Violet: All TM Locations - South Province, Mesagoza
The south side
The South Province is where you start your Pokémon Scarlet & Violet journey and contains the most number of Areas. It's also home to Mesagoza, Cortondo, Alfornada, and Artazon. Here is where you'll find all TMs across all of the South Province Areas, including TM rewards for quests and League Reps. If you're looking for our TM...
News River City Girls 2 Has A New Release Date In North America & Europe
Update: WayForward has confirmed the new date
Update [Tue 6th Dec, 2022 21:35 GMT]: After comforting fans about the upcoming River City Girls 2 release date last week, WayForward has today announced an official release date for this much-anticipated sequel — 15th December! Confirming the news on Twitter, this follows the company's announcement...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: Walkthrough, Quests, All Recipes, Tips, And Tricks
Everything you need to make your dreams come true
Disney Dreamlight Valley is a life sim game featuring a large number of characters from across the Disney universe. It launched in 2022 and has received regular updates ever since, with new characters, quests, and mechanics being added to the game. In this Disney Dreamlight Valley walkthrough, which...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: How To Tame Critters, All Critters' Favourite Foods
Channel your inner Snow White
Update: The Festive update has made it possible to feed critters multiple times a day. We tried to find the limit, but we're not sure there is one — we managed to feed one critter more than ten times, so go wild! Disney Dreamlight Valley's biomes are full of adorable, Disney-themed critters to befriend and tame. Some...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: How To Get Red Algae
Heeere, fishy fishy
Red Algae is a new material that you can find in Disney Dreamlight Valley, added as part of the Festive Update on December 6th. But how do you find the super-rare seaweed? Here's what we know so far. How To Get Red Algae In Disney Dreamlight Valley Where to find Red Algae You can find Red Algae in any area, but you can only get...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: How To Get Onyx
Not ONIX. Wrong game
Onyx is the newest addition to the gems that you can find in Disney Dreamlight Valley, added as part of the Festive Update on December 6th. But how do you find the super-rare gem? Here's what we know so far. How To Get Onyx In Disney Dreamlight Valley Where to find Onyx You can find Onyx in any area, but you can only get it...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: Festive Star Path Rewards And Duties
Festive Merlin & Mickey costumes!
The latest Disney Dreamlight Valley update is here, bringing Stitch, Buzz, Woody, and a new Toy Story realm to the game — but alongside all that, there's also a new Festive Star Path! Here are all the details you'll need to maximise your Star Path collecting... Disney Dreamlight Valley - Festive Star Path:...
News Hogwarts Legacy Shares 'Making The Music' Video
Still no Switch release date, though
Warner Bros. Games and developer Avalanche Studios have shared a new Hogwarts Legacy video detailing the work undergone to create the upcoming game's soundtrack. There's very little in the way of gameplay here (which is probably a good thing, because you can bet it won't be representative of the Switch version),...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: How To Get Buzz And Woody
The Toy Story gang is here!
Disney Dreamlight Valley's second update has added Toy Story to the game, which means Buzz and Woody are ready to move into the Valley. You'll have to convince them first, of course — but we can help you with that! How to get Buzz and Woody: The first step is to head to the Dream Castle in the north of the valley,...
Guide Disney Dreamlight Valley: How To Unlock Stitch
AKA Experiment 626
The new Disney Dreamlight Valley update is finally here, and alongside the new Toy Story realm and festive winter content, you can also find Stitch from Lilo and Stitch and add him to the Valley! Here's how to find the little rascal... How to find Stitch in Disney Dreamlight Valley (Hat tips to Siriosi and hga90
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