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News Eiji Aonuma "Interested" In Zelda Movie After Mario's $1 Billion Box Office Success
But he might need the support of fans
The Mario Movie by Illumination managed to bank more than $1 billion at the box office in just 26 days - seemingly opening the door for other movies set within the Nintendo universe. So how about a Zelda movie? In a recent interview with Polygon, producer Eiji Aonuma was asked if a big-screen adventure starring...
News We Love Katamari REROLL + Royal Reverie Frame Rate & Resolution Detailed
Launching next month
One of the surprise announcements of the February Nintendo Direct earlier this year was the news We Love Katamari REROLL + Royal Reverie would be coming to the Switch this June. In an update, the official Japanese website for the game has now provided the Switch specs - revealing the game's performance and resolution in docked...
News Hori Unveils Brand New Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Products
Update: Split Pad Pro & Adventure Pack confirmed for the West
Update [Sun 14th May, 2023 01:30 BST]: Hori has now confirmed the Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Split Pad Pro and Adventure Pack will launch "this fall" in the Americas, Europe, and Australia. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Edition Split Pad Pro will set you back $59.99 USD (or...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: How To Get To Rito Village, Rising Island Chain
Bird's eye view
You've got your big four objectives in Tears of the Kingdom, and you're now ready to set out and head to the Hebra Region and to Rito Village. While you can do any of the four Regional Phenomena quests in any order, Rito Village is the first place we think you should visit as part of our recommended order. Regardless of whether...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Wind Temple Walkthrough - All Puzzle Solutions
Making it breezy easy
Proper Zelda-style dungeons are back in Tears of the Kingdom, and if you're following our recommended order, the first dungeon you'll come across is The Wind Temple. Situated above the Hebra region, you'll visit this dungeon along with Tulin after crossing the Rising Island Chain as part of the
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: How To Unlock Sahasra Slope Skyview Tower
A slippery one
Sahasra Slope Skyview Tower is one of the many locales in Tears of the Kingdom that requires you to do a bit of thinking — as well as use your newfound powers — in order to unlock. You'll find this tower in Necluda, which isn't one of the main regions you'll likely visit as part of the Regional Phenomena quest. And it's not...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: How To Unlock Gerudo Highlands Skyview Tower
Depending on what order you decide to tackle The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Gerudo Highlands Skyview Tower might be one of the last you come across during your adventure. Situated in the snowy mountains of the Gerudo Highlands, how to access this Tower isn't immediately obvious. But that's what we're here for. For a list of all...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: How To Unlock Popla Foothills Skyview Tower
A popla-rity contest
if you're taking a detour and heading towards the lovely Necluda or Faron region in Tears of the Kingdom, you'll want to pass by and unlock the Popla Foothills Skyview Tower. Popla Foothills Skyview Tower needs you to solve a bit of a puzzle before you can waltz in and careen high up into the sky, however. If you're looking for...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: All Skyview Tower Locations
Skyview Towers in Tears of the Kingdom are your best way of orienting yourself around Hyrule. Each one unlocks a portion of the map on your Purah Pad, making them essential markers to visit during your adventure. Replacing the Watchtowers from Breath of the Wild, these have the same function, with the added ability to be able to launch you...
Soapbox If Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Isn’t Switch’s Swan Song, It Really Should Be
The most poetic end possible for a legendary console
Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opinions on hot topics and random stuff they've been chewing over. Today, Lowell ruminates on the perfect end to a glorious Nintendo generation... When looking back at a console’s lifespan, there’s always a game...
News The New Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom amiibo Is Now Available, Did You Get It?
Unlock some special goodies
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has arrived and apart from the game, Nintendo has also released a bunch of other themed items to go with it. One of these happens to be a Link amiibo based on his new look in the sequel. When you scan this amiibo into the new game, you'll be able to unlock helpful materials and...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (May 13th)
No prizes for guessing what we're playing
It's real. It's happening. This is another edition of What Are You Playing and we can finally, finally, say it: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is out!!! It will come as no surprise that we have gone a little Zelda-mad this week. We saw how the game's trailers were lighting up Piccadilly Circus,...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Can You Go Straight To The Final Boss?
The open structure of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild meant that players could create all sorts of challenges for themselves. It also meant that they could go anywhere, and many accomplished players decided that they would just ignore the rest of the game and go straight to the final boss. Given that the sequel, Tears of the...
News Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Is Now The "Highest Rated Game Of All Time" On OpenCritic
And it's Metacritic's highest rated game of 2023
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is already breaking records, with review aggregate website OpenCritic revealing the long-awaited Switch exclusive is currently its "#1 highest rated game of all time". According to the site's rankings, Tears of the Kingdom sits just ahead of Super Mario...
News Yes, Monolith Soft Really Did Help Out With Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom
The Xenoblade Chronicles dev updates its website
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has been a massive undertaking for Nintendo, with the company calling on multiple development teams to help out. As you might recall, one of these developers was the Xenoblade Chronicles team Monolith Soft. Now that Tears of the Kingdom is out, the Japanese...
News Nintendo's Official Podcast Just Aired Its "Last Episode"
Nintendo Power may return for "special episodes" in the future
The Nintendo Power Podcast has just aired its Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom special and it turns out it's actually the final episode. At the start of episode #57, host and Nintendo of America employee Chris Slate announced this sad news - revealing this Zelda-themed show was the "last...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Beginner's Tips - What To Do First
Fuse the future
Hyrule awaits, and it's bigger than ever before. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is massive, so much so that it can be a little overwhelming at first. There are so many places you can go, and there are so many tempting routes to take. Of course, everything should be explored eventually (if that's your thing), but we want...
News Hogwarts Legacy On Switch Has Been Delayed To November 2023
"Creating the best possible experience is our top priority"
The Nintendo Switch version of Hogwarts Legacy has been delayed by nearly four months and will now launch on November 14th, 2023. Original slated for July 25th, 2023, developer Avalanche Software states that the delay is to allow the team to create "the best possible experience". The game...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: How To Get The Dark Tunic
Black is the new green
If you fancy donning a black version of Link's customary green tunic in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, you can do so by following the path we've set out below. Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: How To Get The Dark Tunic: In order to nab the Dark Tunic, you'll need to first make your way to the Depths, something you can do early...
News Square Enix Game Sales Down 12.2% Despite Multiple High-Profile Releases
But forecasts predict a rosier year ahead
Square Enix has released its financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31st, 2023, and although the company has released several high-profile games over the course of the year, including Octopath Traveler II, Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion, and Live A Live, sales for its Digital...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Regional Phenomena Order - Which Region Should I Visit First?
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is a follow-up to Breath of the Wild in every way imaginable, particularly in how it initially structures its story. Once you're a few hours deep, you'll be directed to four different regions across Hyrule in order to solve that place's 'Regional Phenomena' — the Zora, the Goron, the Rito, and...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Where To Find Hestu
Shake your Koroks
Yep, he's back. Everyone's favourite oversized Korok, Hestu, makes a return in Tears of the Kingdom, and he's once again here to expand your inventory so you can carry more melee weapons, bows, and shields. You won't find Hestu hanging out at Korok Forest initially, though, nor is he taking up residence in the game's hub town...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: How Long Does It Take To Beat?
The endless kingdom
So, if Breath of the Wild is anything to go by, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom looks to be another gargantuan adventure for Link. While we're returning to Hyrule, there are brand new places to explore and entire new structures to investigate, so there's plenty of new stuff to get stuck into, as well as many...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: How To Get The Hylian Shield
A hero's shield
The Hylian Shield has been a staple of the Legend of Zelda series since its appearance in Ocarina of Time. Now the shield is making a return in Tears of the Kingdom, and we're pretty sure many of you budding heroes of Hyrule will want to get your hands on this aesthetically pleasing and rather excellent shield. And, just like in...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: How To Increase Battery, Upgrade Energy Cells
Energy Cells are a brand new resource in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. These 'batteries' are used whenever you need to power Zonai devices to solve puzzles, and they regenerate over time. Link will start off with one Energy Cell that contains three charges. This is good for short bursts of Zonai device usage, but you'll...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: How To Get Autobuild
Can you fix it?
With Link's brand new arm in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, the hero of Hyrule has access to four new abilities that we've all seen in the trailers — Ultrahand, Fuse, Ascend, and Recall. However, there's actually a fifth one, and you don't need to get it as part of the main story: Autobuild. This handy ability is a...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Great Sky Island Walkthrough - Shrines, Closed Door Quest, Abilities
Here's a (new) hand
The wait is finally over — The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is finally here, and your brand new adventure starts off in a rather unfamiliar place — the Great Sky Island. This area acts as a tutorial for all four of Link's new abilities and is the perfect setting to get you reaccustomed to the open-world nature of...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: To The Kingdom Of Hyrule Quest - Where To Find Lookout Landing
Look out for it
Once you're on solid ground in Hyrule in Tears of the Kingdom, you'll be on the lookout for where to go next. Hyrule — and Hyrule Castle — are straight ahead of you. But it's never that simple in the world of Zelda. In this guide, we'll tell you where you need to go after landing on Hyrule for the first time. Zelda: Tears Of...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Central Hyrule Korok Seeds
Find every Korok in Central Hyrule, Surface and Sky
In this Korok guide, we'll list every Korok Seed location in the Central Hyrule Sky and Surface regions in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Central Hyrule is located (as you might expect) in the centre of Hyrule and is home to several notable destinations, including Lookout Landing,...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Hebra Korok Seeds
Find every Korok in Hebra, Surface and Sky
In this Korok guide, we'll list every Korok Seed location in the Hebra Sky and Surface regions in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Hebra is the home of the Rito and one of the first places you'll visit if you follow the recommended story path. Each entry is accompanied by a map (displaying...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Eldin Korok Seeds
Find every Korok in Eldin, Surface and Sky
In this Korok guide, we'll list every Korok Seed location in the Eldin Sky and Surface regions in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. The Eldin region is located in northeastern Hyrule and is home to the Gorons and several notable destinations, including Goron City and Death Mountain. Each entry is...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Akkala Korok Seeds
Find every Korok in the Akkala region, Surface and Sky
In this Korok guide, we'll list every Korok Seed location in the Akkala Sky and Surface regions in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Each entry is accompanied by a map (displaying approximate coordinates), an environmental shot of the Korok's location, and the type of Korok puzzle...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Lanayru Korok Seeds
Find every Korok in Lanayru, Surface and Sky
In this Korok guide, we'll list every Korok Seed location in the Lanayru Sky and Surface regions in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Each entry is accompanied by a map (displaying approximate coordinates), an environmental shot of the Korok's location, and the type of Korok puzzle you'll need...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Necluda Korok Seeds
Find every Korok in Necluda, Surface and Sky
In this Korok guide, we'll list every Korok Seed location in the Necluda Sky and Surface regions in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. The Necluda region is located in southeastern Hyrule and is home to several notable destinations, including Kakariko Village, Hateno Village, and Eventide Island...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Faron Korok Seeds
Find every Korok in Faron, Surface and Sky
In this Korok guide, we'll list every Korok Seed location in the Faron Sky and Surface regions in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. The Faron region is located in southern Hyrule and is home to several notable destinations, including various forests, Rabella Wetlands, and Mount Floria. Lurelin...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Gerudo Korok Seeds
Find every Korok in Gerudo, Surface and Sky
In this Korok guide, we'll list every Korok Seed location in the Gerudo Sky and Surface regions in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Each entry is accompanied by a map (displaying approximate coordinates), an environmental shot of the Korok's location, and the type of Korok puzzle you'll need to...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: All Korok Seed Locations
Maps and coordinates for all Koroks
Welcome to our Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Korok Seed Location guide. In your travels through and above the land of Hyrule, you'll no doubt have come across Koroks hidden throughout the landscape. Much as they were in Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Koroks are hidden in nooks and crannies all over the map in...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Great Sky Island Korok Seeds
Find every Korok on the Great Sky Island
In this Korok guide, we'll list every Korok Seed location in the Great Sky Island region in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. The Great Sky Island is the tutorial area and your introduction to the abilities and systems you'll use throughout the rest of the game. Each entry is accompanied by a map...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: How To Read Map Coordinates
Easy as X, Y, Z
One of the most useful new additions in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom comes in the rather unassuming form of a bunch of numbers that have been added to the onscreen map radar in the bottom right of the game's UI. Yes, that's right, we're talking about map coordinates, a small but utterly invaluable tweak for the collectors and...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: How To Get The Paraglider
Quickly get your hands on one of Link's most useful accessories
Without a doubt the most valuable tool in Link's ever-expanding inventory, the paraglider is a must-have accessory for exploring Hyrule to its fullest extent, so getting your hands on it should be a priority straight off the bat. Luckily, in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom you won't be...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Where To Find Warm Clothes - Archaic Set
Grab some archaic gear
There are an absolute ton of armour sets to get your hands on in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, but early doors you'll likely be happy just to get Link dressed in anything that comes to hand. With this in mind, the first items of apparel available in the game come in the form of an Archaic Tunic, Archaic Legwear, and
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Where To Find Captain Hoz
Where exactly is the captain located?
As soon as you've landed in Hyrule proper you'll head off to Lookout Landing and meet Purah to start the quest Crisis at Hyrule Castle. As part of this quest, you'll need to go speak with Captain Hoz, but where exactly is he? Let's take a look. Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Where To Find Captain Hoz:
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Where To Find The Climbing Gear Set
Climb every mountain
There are loads of armour sets to get and quite a few hills and mountains to clamber up and around in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. In order to make you even swifter at climbing them all, you'll likely want to nab the game's Climbing Gear as soon as possible. So, let's
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Gloom Resistance - How To Avoid & Heal Gloom Damage
No need to despair in the depths
Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom introduces players to a whole new region in the form of The Depths, a dark and dangerous underground area that requires careful navigation in order to avoid plentiful enemies and the health-sapping Gloom that covers so much of the environment down here. As you carve a path through the...
News Speedrunner Beats Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom In Just 94 Minutes
Zooming for Zelda
The release of a new Zelda game means that we are going to be hearing about a whole lot of speedruns over the coming days/weeks/months and today's Tears of the Kingdom launch is no exception. Yes, somebody has already managed to beat the game in an eye-watering 94 minutes (thanks, VGC). On the day of the game's launch, Zelda...
News Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom's New Ascend Ability Started Life As A Dev Cheat Code
"Cheating can be fun"
For many of us, today is a pretty big day. After many years of waiting, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is finally here, letting us dive into a new (but also, kind of the same) version of Hyrule once again and get to grips with a whole bunch of fresh abilities and powers. One of these abilities, Ascend, was revealed...
News Time Between Switch's Announcement And Launch Was A "Special Case", Says Nintendo
Could the gap be shorter for the next console?
The official translation of Nintendo's financial Q&A for the recently-released figures is now available to view online, in which the company's president, Shuntaro Furukawa, discusses the time between the Switch's announcement and its release, hinting that the same may not be applied to future...
Random Zelda: Breath Of The Wild's 'Whistle Sprint' Glitch Has Been Fixed In TOTK
Is that a good thing..?
There are many things that The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has added and improved upon from its predecessor, Breath of the Wild. You've got the new Ultrahand ability, Fuse Ability, new locations, enemies, and more. Nintendo hasn't stopped there, though, as it seems as though a key glitch from Breath of the Wild has...
Deals Get A Discount On Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom's Digital Edition
Update: Deal ends this weekend
Update: Happy launch day! Here's a quick reminder that you can currently get a rare discount on the digital version of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom at our store. This deal will end this weekend, so get in there while you can. Here are the links you need (make sure to use code ZELDA5 at checkout). More...
Video Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom And Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Side-By-Side Comparison
Take a look
If you've been wondering what exactly Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom looks like alongside the Switch launch title Breath of the Wild, this side-by-side video of the two games is well worth watching. It shows the differences between the draw distance, resolution, loading times, how shadows and water look, and most importantly the resolution...
News The New Zelda Title Apparently Has A "Game Engine" Link With Splatoon 3
What kind of sorcery is this?
We don't often hear much about the game engines behind the latest Nintendo releases, but today is a little different with some news about the new Switch title The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. According to dataminer OatmealDome (via GoNintendo), Link's sequel adventure is apparently running on a Nintendo...
Watch Nintendo Treehouse: Live - The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom
By the you're reading this, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is either out now, or very close to launching. To celebrate, Nintendo of America is showcasing a live Treehouse presentation to demonstrate gameplay from the sequel in an effort to help gamers prep for the adventure ahead. Nintendo has expressly stated that the...
News New Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Item Up For Grabs On My Nintendo (North America)
Available while supplies last
Nintendo has launched all sorts of goodies to celebrate the arrival of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and now it's added one more item to the My Nintendo store in North America. It's a "glow-in-the-dark keychain"! This item will set you back 550 Platinum Points (shipping fees apply) and is available while...
News The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Version 1.1.0 Out Now, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Here's what's included
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is finally out and Nintendo has now published its first lot of patch notes detailing everything that's in the launch build of the game. There are some "general updates" - including more characters for "Horse name inputs" - and along with this Nintendo has made a bunch of "additional...
News 'Fights In Tight Spaces' Brawls Its Way Onto Switch Later This Month
"You want some, I'll give it ya"
The BAFTA-nominated and critically acclaimed Fights in Tight Spaces will be making its way to the Switch later this month, publisher Mode 7 has announced. Launching on May 25th, 2023, the game will bring deckbuilding and turn-based fighting gameplay to the Switch with slick, stylish visuals to boot. Originally...
Round Up The Reviews Are In For The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom
Navi-gating the scores
We are just one short day away from the release of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (can you believe it?) and that means that the reviews have finally been unleashed. Yes, after years of waiting, we can begin to get an idea of the game ahead of us by reading about what all of the critics thought. Below, we have...
Guide Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Future Redeemed - All Affinity Scene Locations
Hello and welcome to our Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Future Redeemed guides, where we'll be locating all collectibles including relics, containers, affinity scenes and unique monsters that you can find in this huge slice of top-notch DLC. Please note as you dig into our area maps below that you'll need to make sure to have the materials...
Guide Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Future Redeemed - All Relic Locations
Every relic in the game located for you
Hello and welcome to our Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Future Redeemed guides, where we'll be locating all of the hidden collectibles and unique monsters you can find in this huge slice of top-notch DLC. In this particular guide, we'll be covering All Relic Locations. Please note as you dig into our area maps...
Guide Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Future Redeemed - All Container Locations
Every hidden container located
Hello and welcome to our Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Future Redeemed guides, where we'll be locating all of the hidden collectibles and unique monsters you can find in this huge slice of top-notch DLC. We're kicking off our Future Redeemed guides with All Container Locations. Please note as you dig into our area maps...
Video Digital Foundry's Technical Analysis Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom
Tears of joy or sadness?
This week sees the release of a little-known game called The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom — you might have heard of it. While we have all been waiting to dive in for what feels like an eternity, we can now, finally, get an idea of how this thing actually runs on the Switch thanks to the tech experts over at...
Nintendo Download 11th May (North America)
Zelda! Minit Fun Racer! Super Dungeon Maker!
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: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of...
Guide Is Honkai Star Rail On Nintendo Switch?
All aboard! Well, not quite 'all'...
Following the huge success of Genshin Impact back in 2020, developer and publisher miHoYo's follow-up, Honkai Star Rail, immediately had our attention. The latest entry in the newly-rebranded HoYoverse launched in April 2023 on Windows, iOS and Android to generally favourable reviews, with a PlayStation 4 and 5...
Review The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom - An Absolute Marvel, But Is It Better Than BOTW?
The sky's the limit
There’s something magical about the first time you dive from the Sky to the Surface in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. That one moment feels like a complete distillation of what made Breath of the Wild feel so special to so many – the freedom, the thrill, and the scope are all captured perfectly as you careen to...
News Sharp Is Supplying LCD Displays For A 'New Console' As Fans Await Switch Successor
"We’ve been involved in its R&D stage"
Following Nintendo's confirmation that the Switch's momentum is indeed slowing down as we head into FY24, speculation over the eventual Switch successor is naturally starting to grow exponentially. To add fuel to the fire, tech company Sharp has confirmed that it is supplying LCD displays for a "new gaming...
News Atooi Announces 4 In 1 'XEO-MUDDS' Switch eShop Bundle (US)
Publisher Atooi has announced a tasty new Switch eShop bundle for North America which includes four of its catalog in one handy package. The games included are Mutant Mudds Deluxe, Mutant Mudds Super Challenge, Mudd Blocks, and Xeodrifter. The bundle will be available from today for a special launch price of $14.99, saving you a cool...
Rumour 'Mortal Kombat 1' Is Supposedly Coming To Switch
According to PS Plus leaker
Following on from last night's tease by the @MortalKombat Twitter account, PS Plus leaker @billbil_kun has revealed what they believe to be accurate information regarding the next entry in the fighting series, which they state will be titled Mortal Kombat 1. What's more, they have said that it will be coming to Switch...
Random Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Lights Up London's Piccadilly Circus
It's nearly here!
With just *checks notes* a handful of hours until the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Nintendo's marketing campaign is well and truly kicking into high gear. TV commercials are all well and good (especially when they're as good as this), but there's nothing quite like seeing a game you're looking forward to...
News Inti Creates' Gunvolt Series "Has Come To A Close For Now"
Company CEO teases a "completely new project"
If you're eager for more Gunvolt games, you might be waiting a while - with Inti Creates CEO Takuya Aizu revealing the Japanese developer will be taking a break from the series. In response to a fan asking about future Gunvolt projects, Aizu revealed the series had come to a close "for now" while...
News Save Big On Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom With This GameStop Trade-In Offer (US)
Reducing the price to just $20
If you haven't actually pre-ordered The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom just yet, or are planning on simply walking into a store to purchase a copy, this offer might be worth a look. GameStop is giving Zelda fans in the US the chance to pick up Link's new adventure for $20 instead of $70. Of course, there's a...
News Switch Online's N64 App Has Been Updated (Version 2.10.1)
It might have something to do with Pokémon Stadium
Last month, Nintendo bolstered its Switch Online N64 library with the addition of the classic title Pokémon Stadium. Now, in a small development, it seems Nintendo has updated this particular application to Version 2.10.1. So, if you did notice your N64 library updating recently this is why...
News Nintendo Survey Asks Players What Kind Of Game They Want Pikmin 4 To Be
Launching on Switch this July
Earlier this year, Nintendo confirmed Pikmin 4 would be landing on the Switch this July. While the game is likely already complete, it seems Nintendo is curious to know what players want from this fourth long-awaited entry in the series. As highlighted by VGC editor Andy Robinson, Nintendo is "doing some research" this...
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Breath Of The Wild Story Recap
What happened before Tears Of The Kingdom?
We have been looking forward to The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom for around six years now. Ever since we first rolled credits on Breath of the Wild, we have been eagerly anticipating what is to come next, speculating about who Link will be facing, what's the deal with his arm, and what the sequel...
News Zelda Boss Wanted Certain Tears Of The Kingdom Areas In BOTW, Prevented By Wii U's Limitations
What could have been
We all wish that we could dive into Tears of the Kingdom's new world a little sooner, but it looks like series producer Eiji Aonuma has been waiting much longer. Before the release of Breath of the Wild, in fact. This was explained in the third part of the game's 'Ask the Developer' interview, where the team touched on how some...
News Zelda Devs Confirm The Return Of Fan-Favourite Feature In TOTK
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is right around the corner, and we're absolutely itching to get our hands on it and roam the land of Hyrule once again. In preparation, key developers behind the game - including long-time producer Eiji Aonuma - have taken part in an 'Ask the Developer' interview to delve into the...
Guide Is Genshin Impact On Nintendo Switch?
Feel the impact
Chinese RPG Genshin Impact is something of a monster. Since its release back in 2020, it has been downloaded millions of times across Android, iOS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Windows, captivating players with its mix of action role-playing, appealing characters, and a hugely detailed game world. There's one system that has...
News Piggyback's Official Guide For Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Releases This June
Lending an (Ultra)hand
Piggyback, the company behind the official guide for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, has announced that it is again working with Nintendo to bring us all of the answers for Tears of the Kingdom. The official Tears of the Kingdom guide is expected to ship on 16th June and is now available to pre-order in either a...
Guide When Does Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Release? - Timings And How To Get The Game 'Early'
If you are eager to get your hands on The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (and why wouldn't you be?) then there are a few questions that have probably come to your mind: when does the game come out? At what time will the download unlock? And is it possible to get the game early? We've got you covered. Below, we break down all of...
News Nintendo's Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom TV Ad Might Be Its Best One Ever
Rediscover your sense of adventure
We love a good video game commercial; especially one that manages to melt our black hearts and cause a salty discharge to emerge from our eyes. The latest to achieve such a feat is a TV ad from Nintendo of Australia for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. It starts off on a surprisingly somber note,...
News Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2's New DLC Pack Is Out This Week, Adds Gohan (Beast)
He will be joined by Piccolo
Update [Wed 10th May, 2023 06:00 BST]: Bandai Namco has now announced the Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 DLC 'Hero of Justice Pack 2' will be launching tomorrow on 11th May. Along with this new, Gohan (Beast) has been announced as the third playable character in this set. Here's what will be included in this new DLC set (via...
Poll So, Will You Be Getting The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom?
The biggest Switch game of the year arrives May 12th
We're so close to the release of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and although we know it's going to be an absolutely massive launch, we're still also curious to know whether or not our community here on Nintendo Life will be picking up the game. During our recent hands on, we thoroughly...
News Hollow Knight: Silksong No Longer Releasing In The First Half Of 2023
"Development is still continuing"
We've finally got an update about the anticipated release Hollow Knight: Silksong, but it might not be the news everyone was expecting. According to Team Cherry's marketing and publishing rep Matthew Griffin, Silksong was apparently "planned to release in the 1st half of 2023" but development on the game is still...
News Severed Scores A Physical Switch Release, Pre-Orders Open This Friday
Courtesy of Limited Run Games
After releasing on multiple Nintendo platforms including the Nintendo Switch, Severed is finally getting a physical release. Limited Run Games has announced the Drinkbox Studios title will be getting a hard copy version - with pre-orders scheduled to go live this Friday on 12th May for $34.99 USD (or your regional...
Random Zelda Super Fans Are Already Queuing Outside Nintendo's Store For Tears Of The Kingdom
Playing the waiting game
Believe it or not, but we're now less than 72 hours out from the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom on the Switch. Nintendo New York is hosting a special midnight launch event and although there's a reservation system in place, some people are already lining up outside the store. Legend of Zelda and...
Guide Best Nintendo Switch Metroidvania Games
Or 'Castloid' if you prefer
Updated with Pronty. Enjoy! The word 'Metroidvania' might rub some core gamers the wrong way, but it's a useful catch-all to describe a very specific type of game experience. Combining elements from both the Metroid series and Koji Igarashi-produced Castlevania titles, this broad platforming genre has you using an...
News Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom's "Key Theme" Is Hands, Says Developers
From mechanics, to story, to music - it's all hands
We are just days away from the official release of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom on 12th May, and Nintendo has just published a special 'Ask the Developers' interview to provide a better insight into what's in store. The interview discusses a range of topics from building on Breath of...
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So you've completed The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (congratulations!), or so you think. Upon landing the final blow on the final boss and watching the end of the game, you arrive back in Hyrule with a percentage in the bottom lefthand corner of your map screen, and it's not quite 100%. In fact, it's likely to be very far from 100%...
Guide Every First-Party Nintendo Switch Game That Has Sold Over One Million Copies
An elite club
At the time of writing, the Switch has the highest number of software sales of any Nintendo console, ever, with over one billion games sold on the platform since March 2017. What's more, its lead is so commanding that it will likely hold this pole position for a good few years to come (unless there is a sudden surge in sales for DS...
News Nintendo Switch Surpasses One Billion Software Sales
Now that's a lot of games
As a part of the latest financial report for the fiscal year ending March 2023, Nintendo has provided updated figures for both its hardware and software sales. While the Switch's hardware numbers started to slow as the console reached 125 million units sold (as of March 2023), the big milestone this time around is on the...
News As Switch Momentum Slows, Nintendo Expects Further Sales Decline Next Year
Forecasts 15m units for FY 23/24
With the release of Nintendo's financial results for the fiscal year ending March 2023, the company has reported a slowdown in sales for the Switch after missing its original sales target of 21m and barely missing its revised target of 18m, selling 17.97m units between 1st April 2022 and 31st March 2023. According...
News Nintendo Reconfirms Release Windows For Upcoming Switch Games, And It's Slim Pickings
As a part of its last financial report for the fiscal year ending March 2023, Nintendo has reconfirmed the release dates for some of its most-anticipated upcoming titles. "Some" is doing a fair amount of heavy lifting there, because this list is looking particularly sparse... It will come as no surprise that Tears of the Kingdom tops...
News Switch Hardware Sales Now Over 125 Million, PS2, Nintendo DS Target Still A Way Off
Feeling the burn
Nintendo has posted its end-of-year report for FY2023 and as of March 2023, the Switch family of systems has sold over 3 million since the last quarter, bringing the lifetime total number of units sold to a cool 125.62 million. Back in February the total stood at 122.55, which took sales past the milestones set by both the Game Boy...
News Here Are The Top Ten Best-Selling Nintendo Switch Games As Of March 2023
A Wii U favourite returns
Nintendo has released its final financial report for the fiscal year ending March 2023, giving us an updated look at the best-selling games on Switch. With the last report back in February, we were impressed to see Pokémon Scarlet and Violet bursting into the top-ten list despite only one month of data being available for...
News Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Can Still Be Enjoyed By New Players, Says Nintendo
Nintendo's sequel welcomes first-time players
The anticipated Switch release Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is out later this week, and if you're curious about it but haven't played the previous game Breath of the Wild - or don't necessarily have a history with the series, there's no need to worry. In the ninth volume of Nintendo's 'Ask the Deve
News Zelda Speedrunners Excited About New Mechanics In Tears Of The Kingdom
"It's definitely going to be something very fresh"
The Zelda series has always had a dedicated community of speedrunners and later this week on 12th May they'll be returning for Tears of the Kingdom. IGN recently spoke to Breath of the Wild speedrunners 'Player 5' and Tom "Tallest Thomas" Rasmussen - asking them how they feel about starting over in...
News "DS Inspired" Precision Puzzler Reflectile Targeting Switch Release
A new Kickstarter with a Switch port goal
If you have fond memories of the Nintendo DS generation, you may want to take a look at the Kickstarter campaign for Reflectile. It's a stylish new precision puzzle game by aspiring indie developer Joe Aquiare, who has been a professional software and game developer on team projects for six years n
News Nintendo Switch System Update 16.0.3 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Get ready for Zelda with another stability update
Ahead of the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom later this week, Nintendo has released a new system update for the Switch. This bumps the firmware up to Version 16.0.3 and it's another stability update to enhance the overall experience. Here are the full official patch notes,...
News Switch Android Emulator Skyline Halts Development Due To "Potential Legal Risks"
Nintendo apparently issues DMCA takedown for Lockpick
The developers behind the popular Switch Android emulator Skyline have announced the open-source project is no longer in active development. According to a post shared on the Skyline Discord, the team apparently received a DMCA takedown notice from Nintendo. The catch here is the takedown is...
News Nintendo Live 2023 To Run "Alongside" PAX West, Registration Opens May 31st
Event runs from September 1st - 4th
Nintendo Live 2023 will run from 1st to 4th September at the Seattle Convention Center alongside PAX West, Nintendo has announced. It will be a ticketed event, and tickets are free — although you'll need to register and be selected. Registration for tickets starts on May 31 at 9am PT and runs until June 22 at...
Video The OneXPlayer 2 Is Very Switch-Inspired, But What Do We Make Of It?
Introducing "The Anti-Switch"
Back in 2017, we had never seen something like the Switch before. It has a screen. It has controllers that you can attach to the screen. It has controllers that you can detach from the screen. You can plug it into your TV to make (you guessed it) a bigger screen. It was revolutionary. Now, there are a couple of other...
News Monster Menu: The Scavenger's Cookbook Plates Up Some Dungeon Action On Switch This Month
With all of us firmly focused on the release of Tears of the Kingdom, it can be easy to overlook all of the other games that will be making their way to Switch this month. So, if your May isn't already looking crammed with dungeon exploration, monster battles and a good helping of cooking, then perhaps Nippon Ichi's Monster Menu: The...
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