UK Charts Super Mario Odyssey Caps Off The Top Ten With Strong Sales
Game is part of new console bundle
The latest UK Charts data is in (after a short delay) and it showcases an impressive performance from Nintendo's premiere 3D platformer, Super Mario Odyssey, which sneaks back into the top ten after settling in at position twenty-six just two weeks ago. The game was recently released as part of a new 'MAR10 Day'...
News Two New Pokémon Squishmallows Are Now Available At Pokémon Center (UK)
US release will follow
Surprise! The new Snorlax and Togepi Squismallows are now available to buy from The Pokémon Center in the UK. The new 12-inch toys were teased last month, and today, The Pokémon Company has revealed that you can snap up these new additions online. Both Snorlax and Togepi cost £25.99. The first two Pokémon Squishmallows...
Countdown 3DS eShop Spotlight - Nintendo Pocket Football Club
#23 - Don't be a benchwarmer
For the month before the 3DS and Wii U eShops close for new purchases on 27th March, each day we're going to highlight a specific eShop game for one of those consoles and give a short pitch as to why we think it deserves your love and attention — before it's too late. The chance to add these to your library will be...
UK Charts Metroid Prime Remastered Continues To Sell Well In A Week Of Mario Discounts
Having a (Morph) ball
The latest data for the UK boxed charts is finally with us after a short delay and this week sees a number of Mario titles predictably creeping up the standings after benefitting from some pre-emptive MAR10 Day sales. As expected, the Mario title to rise above the rest was Mario Kart 8 Deluxe which, with a boost from the...
News Pop-Up Pokémon Center Returns To London This April
To coincide with Pokémon Europe International Championships
The Pokémon Center is returning to London this year when the 2023 Pokémon Europe International Championships get underway in April. Serebii shared that the pop-up store will be open on the weekend of 14th to 16th April 2023, alongside the EUIC. The tournament, like last year's Worlds in...
News Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Pre-Order Goodies Live On My Nintendo Store (UK)
A luggage tag, for all your Hyrule adventuring
If you're counting down the days to The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom's release, then you know we're barely two months away from this long-awaited title hitting the Switch. Today, the My Nintendo Store UK has opened up a few new pre-order bonuses and bundles. What does one hero of Hyrule need...
UK Charts Metroid Prime Remastered Bags Franchise's Fourth Biggest Boxed Launch
Sales roughly half of the original
After a few weeks of digital exclusivity on the Nintendo Switch, Metroid Prime Remastered has finally landed in retail stores across the UK. Although the release wasn't quite enough to knock Hogwarts Legacy off its throne, Retro Studios' shooter managed to take the silver, selling around half of what the original...
News SEGA Mega Drive Control Pad For Switch Is Back In Stock On My Nintendo Store (UK)
Get 'em while they're hot
There has been a restock in the SEGA Mega Drive controllers for Switch over on the UK My Nintendo Store, with the product now available to purchase for £39.99. These unique console controllers for Nintendo Switch are pretty few and far between these days, so we have to make good use of these restocks and pounce when we...
UK Charts Kirby's Return To Dream Land Deluxe Takes The Bronze In A Busy Week
Octopath Traveler II also makes a strong debut
We've got the latest UK Charts for you and there are quite a few new releases to cover this week, though none have been able to de-throne Hogwarts Legacy, which has remained at number one since its release. First up, we've got Kirby's Return to Dream Land Deluxe entering the charts at number three,...
UK Charts Splatoon 3 Makes A Surprise Comeback, Climbing Six Spots
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe maintains its strong presence
The latest UK charts are in, and without any new releases to speak of in the top ten this week, there is merely a slight reshuffling of the deck. In the top ten, Splatoon 3 has made a bit of a comeback this week, climbing up six spots from position sixteen to position ten. Meanwhile, Mario Kart 8...
News Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom amiibo Goes Live On Amazon UK, Pre-Order Now
You're gonna need a bigger Rupee bag
Apart from a Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Collector's Edition announcement at the latest Direct broadcast, Nintendo also unveiled a brand new Link amiibo based on his appearance in this new entry. If you happen to be located in the UK and have been looking to secure this amiibo for yourself, now is your...
Guide 81 Must-Have Games You Should Pick Up In The Switch eShop Sale (Europe)
Every 'February Fest' game we scored 9/10+
Nintendo's most recent eShop sale in Europe, dubbed 'February Fest', features a metric boatload of brilliant games — so many, in fact, that it's easy to get a little lost in all the quality. Sure, it's pretty easy to short the shovelware from the silverware, but with such a bounty of riches, it can be...
News Nintendo's February Fest eShop Sale Is Live, Save On Persona 5, Sonic Frontiers, And More (Europe)
Snap up some bargains.
Nintendo's next big eShop live has gone live today, and is a feast of February offers. The February Fest sale has some big new-ish titles in the mix, alongside a lovely mix of indie darlings that you may have missed out on last year — or even before! The sale is on until 26th February, so for the next 12 days, you can get...
Random Pokémon Fan And Tattoo Artist Inspired To Ink 'Em All For Charity
Well, the first 151 anyway
A tattoo artist from Stowmarket, Suffolk is aiming to tattoo all 151 original Pokémon on fans and customers to raise money for the Blue Cross animal welfare charity. William Langford, who owns Zen Tattoo Art, has been a tattoo artist for 12 years and loved Pokémon as a kid, BBC News reports. Langford wanted to "spend...
UK Charts Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Fall Out Of The Top Ten In A Week Of Stiff Competition
Plus a surprise appearance from Mario
This week's data for the UK's boxed charts is finally with us and we are seeing a slightly quieter week from Nintendo this time around. As we have come to expect, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was once again the highest-selling game on the Switch. This week the title only made it to fourth place however, after a strong...
UK Charts Fire Emblem Out Of Top Ten While SpongeBob Sells Well On Switch
Making a splash
The UK charts are in and the Switch's big hitter for January — Fire Emblem Engage — has slipped out of the top ten. After taking number one on its debut week and dropping to seventh last week, the strategy RPG is now charting in 16th on the UK's weekly boxed charts. FIFA 23 is back on top after being pushed out of the number one...
News My Nintendo Store UK Opens Official Twitter Account
Nintendo UK has opened a brand new Twitter account for the My Nintendo Store in the UK and Ireland. The handle @MyNintendoUK was taken in January 2023, and the account just dropped its first tweet earlier today. The account will likely share updates for new stock and special edition pre-orders, which is something Nintendo UK has...
UK Charts Fire Emblem Engage Tumbles Down To Seventh Place
Sales slide by 76%
The latest UK charts are in and, as expected, the top ten is headlined by EA's recently released Dead Space remake. Meanwhile, Fire Emblem Engage, last week's star performer, has tumbled down to seventh place after a 76% drop in sales for the week. Not unexpected, necessarily, but we'd hoped to see it continue its exceptionally...
UK Charts Fire Emblem Engage Bags Franchise's Second Biggest Boxed Launch
Though sales are 31% lower than Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Well folks, it's happened: FIFA 23 has finally been knocked off its throne by none other than Fire Emblem Engage, the latest entry in the tactical RPG franchise from Intelligent Systems. Its debut marks the second biggest launch in the series to date, coming in ahead of the 3DS fan-favourite...
News My Nintendo Store UK Restocks Fire Emblem amiibo Just In Time For Engage
A tactical move
We are mere days away from the release of Fire Emblem Engage now and it looks like Nintendo is getting ready to mark the occasion. What better way is there to celebrate a game so jam-packed full with characters than to restock some of the amiibo figures that started it all? Yes, that's right, My Nintendo Store UK is once again home...
UK Charts Switch Maintains Strong Representation In A Pretty Quiet Week
FIFA 23 is once again on top
The latest UK charts are in and it's pretty unremarkable, all told. FIFA 23 regains its dominance at number one after slipping down to number two last week. The Switch version made up 25% of the split, coming in behind the PlayStation 5 version at 41%. No Nintendo titles enter the top ten this week, but the Switch...
UK Charts Mario And Pokémon Hold Firm In Another Strong Week For Nintendo
Nintendo takes up seven of the top ten
With no big new releases to speak of, this week's UK boxed charts paints a very similar picture to what we might expect (bar the switch of positions three and four, the first nine places are identical to last week). While God of War Ragnarok continues to sit on the top spot with the likes of FIFA 23 and Call of...
Reminder Nintendo's Big New Year Sale Ends Soon, Up To 75% Off On Switch eShop (Europe)
A bigger backlog for 2023
Update [Sat 7th Jan, 2023 12:00 GMT]: There's not much longer left in the New Year Sale on the European eShop! You've got until tomorrow, 8th January, to snap up some bargains for your Switch library. Those of you in North America, don't fret — you've still got a bit longer with your eShop sale. And of course, if you've...
News Nintendo Switch Is The Best-Selling Console In The UK In 2022, Overall Sales Down
A tough year for the industry
Looking back on the past few years, it's been tough in the video game industry in the UK. 2022 proved to be no exception, with game sales and console sales down for most of the year compared to last year. Gamesindustry.biz shared GfK's figures, which show an overall 6% drop in game sales for 2022, and a 29% drop in...
UK Charts Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Knocks Call Of Duty Down A Peg To Take Bronze
It's a brand new year and we have the latest UK charts to kickstart 2023 (although technically this covers the last week of 2022). There are no major surprises this week and no new entries, but simply a minor reshuffling of the top ten games. At the top spot is Santa Monica Studio's God of War Ragnarok, climbing two positions to beat out...
UK Charts Sonic Frontiers Races To Its Highest Position In Weeks
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope also benefits from heavy discounts
The latest UK boxed charts are in and there is very little change in the wind this week, with FIFA 23, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, and God of War Ragnarok all leading the market once again. The only major change of note is the fresh inclusion of both Sonic Frontiers and
UK Charts Crisis Core - Final Fantasy VII - Reunion Makes Its Top Ten Debut
FIFA 23 reclaims the top spot
We have the latest UK boxed charts and it's mostly a familiar tale this week, with FIFA 23, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and God of War Ragnarok all claiming the top three spots. Nintendo retains strong representation however, with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe climbing a spot to land at number four, followed by
News Nintendo's Huge Festive Sale Returns, Get Up To 60% Off Switch eShop Games (EU)
Ho ho ho-ld my wallet!
It really is the holiday season now, folks! Nintendo of Europe has announced this year's Festive Offers sale on the eShop. From now until 29th December, you can get up to 60% off (or more) of hundreds of games on the eShop — more for the backlog? Or perhaps more to sink your teeth into over the festive break? There are 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,...
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 Switch Sales Increased By A Whopping 175% In The UK During November
Helped along by Pokémon and Black Friday
November was a pretty big month for Nintendo. Not only did the latest generation of Pokémon launch with Scarlet and Violet, but the Switch also benefited from the usual Black Friday offers that inevitably pop up each and every year. Such a potent combination is bound to lead to some impressive sales and,...
UK Charts Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Continue To Fall As FIFA 23 Maintains The Crown
From Pokéballs to footballs
The UK boxed charts are in and this week continues the World Cup-inspired triumph of FIFA 23, with the latest entry in EA's football series taking home the trophy once again. It is a slightly quieter one for Nintendo this week, with the other home consoles dominating the top three spots. Pokémon Scarlet and Violet drop...
News My Nintendo Store UK Adds New Splatoon 3 Stickers Reward
Stick it to the man
We are all gearing up for the release of Splatoon 3's Chill Season 2022 in but a few hours, and it looks like the UK's My Nintendo Store is getting in on the action by adding a new franchise-themed reward to its catalogue. From today, the store is offering the Splatoon 3 Sticker Set for 300 Platinum Points. This consists of...
News Nintendo's Huge Black Friday eShop Sale Ends Today, Up To 75% Off Switch Games (Europe)
Here's your last chance!
Update: Today's your final day to take advantage of the savings in Nintendo of Europe's Black Friday eShop sale. Our own Black Friday sale, offering you 10% off eShop credit which can be spent in the sale to save even more money, also ends today. Original Article: The Switch eShop Black Friday sale teased earlier in the...
UK Charts Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Hold Strong As FIFA 23 Reclaims Its Crown
Sonic Frontiers also benefits from heavy discounts
We've got the latest UK boxed charts data and its looking fairly self-explanatory this week, with FIFA 23 reclaiming its crown to take the spot in the midst of the 2022 World Cup. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II has also climbed a couple of spots this week to come in at number two, knocking...
UK Charts Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Enjoy The Second Biggest Franchise Launch Of All Time
First week sales 25% higher than Sword and Shield
The latest boxed charts data is in and, as expected, it's a big win for the recently released Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, with both entries coming in at number one and two. In terms of which of the two proved more popular, it seems most opted for Violet and its Legendary Pokémon Miraidon, with...
UK Charts Sonic Frontiers Starts Strong On Switch While God Of War Cleans Up
RagnaRÖKING the charts
The latest UK charts for boxed game sales is now in and what we are seeing this week paints quite a different picture to what has come before. It should come as no surprise that Nintendo doesn't hold the top spot this week. The release of God of War: Ragnarök was always going to shake things up a little as Sony's...
UK Charts Mario Kart Speeds Back Into Third Place In A Strong Week For Nintendo
Engines keep on revving
It's Monday again and you know what that means. That's right, it's time for this week's UK gaming charts! Continuing last week's unsurprising success for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II (no, not that one), this week sees Activision's shooter once again in the top spot. What follows is a barrage of Nintendo-friendly titles in...
News Switch Sales Have Only Now Surpassed The Xbox One In The UK
Wait, you mean it didn't already?
We don't need to tell you that the Nintendo Switch has proven to be a remarkable success since its launch over five years ago. The numbers speak for themselves; as per the last official announcement from Nintendo, global sales for the console have surpassed 111 million (although we should have some fresh figures for...
UK Charts Bayonetta 3 Takes The Bronze In A Strong Week For Nintendo
The witch strikes back
We know you all love a good top ten UK chart on a Monday morning; what better way to kickstart the week? Well, we have one for you right here - on time, no less! It's a strong week for the Nintendo Switch, despite the gargantuan launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (the new Modern Warfare 2, not the old Modern Warfare 2 -...
UK Charts Strong Openings For Both Mario + Rabbids And Persona 5 Royal
After the slight delay of last week's UK boxed charts, you would be forgiven for thinking that this week's may be much of the same again; but with a whole bunch of new releases, the data has been well and truly shaken up. Yes, FIFA 23 still holds onto the top spot like a leech, but this week has seen two great openings for Nintendo...
UK Charts Mario Kart 8 Pulls Ahead As Splatoon 3 Continues To Drop
Plus a surprise appearance from LEGO Harry Potter
The latest UK boxed charts are finally here after a short delay, revealing that FIFA 23 has managed to maintain its chokehold on the gaming industry as it arrives in the number one spot once again. For Nintendo titles, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe continues to show its popularity, climbing the ladder to...
UK Charts NieR:Automata And No Man's Sky Switch Ports Make Decent Debut
FIFA 23 stays up top
We're at the tail end of the week already, but last week's UK chart data from GfK has just come in, and there's no change at the top as FIFA 23 retains the top spot. Not surprising in the UK — though the Switch version only makes up 8% of those sales given that it's the Legacy Edition — but Splatoon 3 is still comfortably in...
News Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Collector's Edition Pre-Orders Are Available Again (EU)
Update: Aaaand they're gone again
Update #3: It appears that the Collector's Edition has once again sold out. The store is at least still up this time in both the UK and EU. <products id="21001"> Update #2 [Fri 14th Oct, 2022 12:00 BST] After disappearing off the face of the Earth yesterday, the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Collector's Edition is...
UK Charts FIFA 23 Knocks Splatoon 3 Off The Top Spot
EA's latest entry expectedly takes the crown
The latest UK boxed charts data is here (after a short delay) and as expected, EA's FIFA 23 has taken the top spot, knocking Splatoon 3 down a peg after several weeks at number one. This first place securement can't really be attributed to Switch, mind, with the Nintendo console only making up 6% of...
News We've Got To Wait A Bit Longer For Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Collector's Editions (EU + UK)
While those in America and Canada are starting to get hold of their Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Collector's Editions, the UK and Europe will have to wait a bit longer to even pre-order them. Pre-orders were due to open in September, however, customers have started to receive emails confirming that the Special Edition has had to be pushed...
News Physical Edition Of Bayonetta On Switch Unexpectedly Delayed (EU + UK)
Originally due out today
Fans of the Bullet Witch Bayonetta will have to wait for physical copies of the game's Switch release for just a bit longer in the UK and Europe. Nintendo has announced that the My Nintendo Store exclusive has been pushed back to "the first half of October". The physical launch was originally due out today, and Nintendo UK...
News My Nintendo Store Is Back Online After Almost A Week Of Maintenance (UK)
Update: It's back!
Update: No less than minutes after we shared the news that the My Nintendo Store was still down in the UK, it's back online! Coincidence? Yes. Though we'd like to think we spurred on the store's re-opening. Head on over there to take a look at it! Original article: The UK 'My Nintendo Store' has been down for maintenance since...
News Pokémon Art Experience Is Coming To Manchester Next Month (UK)
Smeargle would be happy
The Pokémon Company has revealed that it will be taking over the Trafford Centre in Manchester next month! From 17th October to 13th November — just five days before Pokémon Scarlet & Violet's release — 'Pokémon Art Through the Ages' will let kids (and adults) learn about different art techniques. During the...
UK Charts Mario Kart 8 Gains Ground As Splatoon 3 Continues To Dominate
Nintendo's racer aims for gold
Splatoon 3 continues its dominance in the UK market (physically, at least) thanks to the latest charts data. The multiplayer sequel comes in at number one again, but right on its heels is none other than Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Originally released back in April 2017 - over five years ago now - Nintendo's kart racer has...