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Round Up The Reviews Are In For NieR:Automata The End of YoRHa Edition
Here's what the critics had to say
We're back once again with another review round-up and this time it's for NieR:Automata The End of YoRHa Edition, which is arriving on the Switch next week. This action RPG first made its debut back in 2017 on PS4 and Steam. This latest version of the action RPG gives players access to all of the previously...
News Toree 3D Developer Brings Super Kiwi 64 To Switch eShop This December
A 2D prelude game will also be released on October 14th
Earlier this year during a Nintendo Life indie spotlight, Toree developer Siactro revealed it would be bringing its new 3D platformer and collect-a-thon Super Kiwi 64 to the Nintendo Switch at some point this year. It's now locked in a release window - revealing this new N64-inspired 3D game...
Guide Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games And Accessories For October And November 2022
Mario + Rabbids! Bayonetta 3! Pokémon!
The days are getting darker and the weather's getting colder, but there's one silver lining to be found in these dreary autumn months: we're at the business end of the retail season, meaning more games for us! There's lots to look forward to throughout October and November and below, you'll find a selection...
News Nintendo Introduces Marth In Fire Emblem Engage
Welcome back, old friend
One of the returning characters in the upcoming release Fire Emblem Engage is Marth. This character originally debuted in 1990 and has made multiple appearances since then even outside of the series. In the new mainline Fire Emblem, Marth returns as a legendary hero. In the lead-up to the game's Switch release earlier this...
Video 9 Exciting New Games Coming To Nintendo Switch In October 2022
Mario + Rabbids, Bayonetta 3, Persona 5 and more!
September wasn't a bad month at all with games like Splatoon 3 and Return to Monkey Island, but October is shaping up to be even better. This month we've got a lot of heavy-hitters ranging from Switch versions of NieR:Automata and No Man's Sky to Persona 5 Royal. The Bayonetta
News Wait, Is Rosalina Evil In Mario + Rabbids? The Internet Sure Seems To Think So
Making lunch of the Lumas
Yesterday, the Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope story trailer dropped and gave us a bunch more footage of all the characters we are going to be able to see when the game releases for Switch on October 20th. On top of the classic team, the Rabbid Lumas and the newly-introduced
News Meet "The Galaxy's Greatest Heroes" In Gorgeous Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope Trailer
It'll have you raving
Ubisoft's Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope is out very, very soon — it's nearly October, after all! And in preparation, we've got a brand new trailer that shows off some of the game's gorgeous visuals, but in cutscenes and in gameplay. Who are "the galaxy's greatest heroes" though? Well, it's Mario, Luigi, Peach, and their...
News Check Out Ed Sheeran's Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Song 'Celestial'
Update: Music video out now
Update [Thu 29th Sep, 2022 17:15]: Pretty much a week to the hour later, Ed Sheeran has dropped the music video for his Pokémon collaboration song 'Celestial'. What's more interesting, however, is that The Pokémon Company states that the song "will be featured in Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet!" We're thinking...
News Bullet Hell Metroidvania 'The Knight Witch' Finally Gets A Release Date On Switch
Brewing up a storm in November
Cast your minds back to April of this year. Yes, to some it might just seem like yesterday, but we promise, it's been pretty much half a year at this point. Team 17 had announced a pretty sweet looking metroidvania and bullet hell mashup called The Knight Witch, but unfortunately gave no indication as to when we'd be...
News Limited Run Games Launches Book Publishing Imprint 'Press Run'
SNES and Virtual Boy encyclopedias out now
Limited Run Games has announced that it has launched a book publishing imprint called 'Press Run', which aims to bring gaming related books to the masses, including retrospectives, encyclopedias, and more. Led by gaming experts Jeremy Parish (1Up Network, USgamer, IGN, Retronauts) and Jared Petty (IGN,...
Rumour Fans May Have Translated The Zonai Text In Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Trailer
But the debate is ongoing
A brand new Zelda trailer always brings a lot of excitement, and there was an extra layer of jubilation with the newest The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom trailer — one, because we have a name, and two, we have a release date — 12th May 2023! But what everyone is really after are the theories. The answers. And...
News We've Played Sonic Frontiers, But What Did We Think Of It?
Check out our impressions right here
Ah, Sonic Frontiers... The game isn't even out and yet it seems everyone and their nan has given their own hot take on Sega's latest entry. After some pretty poor gameplay demonstrations earlier this year, public opinion has slowly become more positive as we get closer to that November 8th release date, with...
News Gigantosaurus Looks To Take On Mario Kart With Prehistoric Karting Mayhem
More of the same prehistoric formula
We could fill a starting grid with all of the Mario Kart-esque racers which have sought to ride in the plumber's slipstream over the past few years, and Gigantosaurus: Dino Kart looks to be the latest to join the fleet. Published by Outright Games in collaboration with Cyber Group Studios, the team has today...
News Smurfs Kart Nails Down A November Release Date
Update: Trailer and physical edition revealed!
Update [Wed 28th Sep, 2022 16:00 BST]: Microids has released the debut trailer for Smurfs Kart and confirmed a final release date, with the racing title zooming onto Switch on November 15th, 2022. The trailer itself is pretty standard stuff, running through some key karting skills that, if you're a...
News It's Summer Time In Harvestella As Square Enix Shares A Heap Of New Info
Locations, jobs, and... sandwiches?
Harvestella is one of about ninety (haha, joking) farming sims launching on the Switch in the coming months, so naturally Sqaure Enix will be keen to show off more of the game and get the hype train rolling ahead of its official release on November 4th. We've already been treated to a demo (and be sure to tell us...
News Legendary Japanese Puzzle Franchise 'Magical Drop' Returns With A New Entry
Magical Drop VI launches this Winter
Publisher Forever Entertainment has announced that Magical Drop VI will be launching on Nintendo Switch this Winter, marking a return for the Japanese puzzle franchise after the most recent entry, Magical Drop V, released way back in 2012 on Steam. The Magical Drop series features classic colour-matching...
News Footage Of Pokémon Scarlet And Violet's Weird Little Fella 'Wiglett' Revealed
Update: Official trailer drops
Update [Thu 29th Sep 2022, 14:10 BST]: The Pokémon Company has just dropped a brand new trailer for Wiglett, yesterday's rather unusual discovery. He's coming to Pokémon Scarlet & Violet this November, and now we know a little bit more about this strange creature. According to the official Pokémon Scarlet &...
News Overwatch 2 Gets New Defence Matrix To Combat "Cheaters And Disruptive Players"
Out with the old and in with the new
Overwatch 2 will arrive as a free-to-play game on the Nintendo Switch and other platforms very soon — on October 4th. Replacing the original Overwatch servers in the process, the sequel is set to introduce a huge number of new players to the online game increasing the prospect of disruptive behaviour and...
News The Shadowrun Trilogy Is Getting A Limited Run Physical Release On Switch
Pre-orders open later this week
Following on from a digital release earlier this year, the highly praised Shadowrun Trilogy - based on the cyberpunk-style fantasy tabletop RPG - will soon be getting a Limited Run Games physical release on the Nintendo Switch. Pre-orders will be made available later this week on September 30th. There's a standard...
News First-Person Horror Game 'Charon's Staircase' Ascends Onto Switch In October
Update: Release date officially announced
Update [Tue 27th Sep, 2022 16:00 BST]: SOEDESCO has today revealed that Charon's Staircase will be ready and waiting on Switch to accompany you on your Halloween weekend. The game will launch on 28th October — both physically and digitally. We've got a few brand new screenshots of the upcoming...
News Taiwanese-Developed Action RPG Xuan Yuan Sword 7 Arrives On Switch In 2023
The long-standing series makes its Nintendo debut
Softstar Entertainment and DOMO Studio's Xuan Yuan Sword 7 will be coming to Switch next year. eastasiasoft announced that the 2020 action RPG — which saw PlayStation 4 and Xbox One ports in 2021 — will be coming to Nintendo's console in 2023 (thanks, Gematsu!). The Xuan Yuan Sword series,...
News Tunic Aesthetics And Ratchet & Clank Action Meet In 'Trifox', Out On Switch Next Month
How do you out-fox a fox with a gun?
Belgian developer Glowfish Entertainment's debut game Trifox rides in on the bushy tail of Tunic's Switch arrival to ask a key question: what if your fox protagonist had explosives — or magic, or a giant hammer for that matter? The answer can be found when the game releases on Switch on October 13th,a full day...
News Retro Top-Down Shooter 'Splatter Zombiecalypse Now' Takes Zombies Into Film Noir
You should've gone for the head
Following in the slipstream of HBO's The Last of Us trailer, Splatter Zombiecalypse Now makes it quite the 24 hours for zombie news. Unlike Ellie and Joel's foray into the realms of live action, however, this Untold Tales / Dreamworlds collaboration does have a release date, as the zombie-hunting rampage begins on...
News Nintendo Introduces Two New Fire Emblem Engage Characters
Meet the twins
The tactical RPG series Fire Emblem is returning early next year on the Switch with the new game Fire Emblem Engage. In the lead-up to its release, Intelligent Systems and Nintendo have been slowly sharing more footage and information about the characters and gameplay in this new entry. The latest news drop focuses on the new monk...
News How Many '80s References Can You Spot In This Upcoming, Nostalgic Point-And-Click?
Out on Switch in the spookiest month
It's almost Spooky Season, and what better kind of game to curl up with than a cosy little point-and-click that'll have you yearning for the '80s and also lets you solve a murder? Epic Llama's Unusual Findings aims to do both of those things with its retro pixel style and immaculate '80s vibes. Headbands,...
News Prepare For Cozy Gaming Season With Hand-Drawn Adventure 'A Winding Path'
Sketches an October release date
Coming from indie developer Three Eyed Games, A Winding Path will see you thrown into a fantasy world in which the rain has ceased to fall, the rivers are drying up and the crops are failing — sounds pleasant, right? Fortunately, this monochrome adventure is all about putting this world right, and publisher Flynn's...
News Netflix Is Bringing Back 'Onimusha' As An Anime Helmed By Takashi Miike
Breaking the three-year Onimusha silence
As part of its TUDUM showcase, Netflix has announced that an Onimusha anime series is in the works and has revealed a number of first-look images via a tweet from their Anime account. According to Eurogamer, the show will utilise a '3DCG' character art style with hand-drawn backgrounds. Such an approach has...
News Absurd Point-And-Click Adventure 'Dropsy' Drops On Switch Later This Week
Publisher Devolver Digital has announced that point-and-click adventure game Dropsy will be heading to the Switch very soon on September 29th. Original released on Windows, OS X, and Linux back in 2015, Dropsy is an "open-world" point-and-click title that stars Dropsy the Clown as the titular character in a story that "harnesses...
News Tactics Ogre: Reborn Producer: "We Didn't Think About Making It HD-2D"
A classic reborn
One of the most exciting games amidst Square Enix's huge slate of releases over the next six months is Tactics Ogre: Reborn, an enhanced version of the PSP version of Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together, the classic Super Famicom strategy RPG. And given Square Enix's recent retro visual style in HD-2D, many were disappointed this...
News A Mysterious New Silent Hill Game Has Been Rated In Korea
Could it be..? That town..?
Rumours of a Silent Hill revival from Konami have been doing the rounds for quite some time now and it looks like it's all-but-confirmed thanks to a new rating from The Game Rating and Administration Committee of Korea (cheers, Gematsu). Titled, Silent Hill: The Short Message, the rating comes from UNIANA, a company that...
News NieR: Automata Anime Will Not Follow The Game's Story, Says Director
'I brought up the idea of changing things around'
It was way back in February of this year that we learnt NieR: Automata would be getting its own anime series. As a sword-swinging action JRPG set in a dystopian future, this decision made a lot of sense. After seven long months of silence on the project, however, this weekend's Aniplex Online Fest...
News No Man Sky's 4.0 Update Will Be "Fully Focused" On The Nintendo Switch Launch
And "delivering that technical mini miracle"
One of the many titles coming to the Nintendo Switch next month is the ambitious space epic No Man's Sky. The release of the game lines up with the 4.0 update, and if you're wondering what else might be included, it seems the Switch version is "the focus" of this next game update. Hello Games' founder...
News Anime-Style 3D-2D Shoot 'Em Up Angelian Trigger Locks In A Switch Release
Take note, Space Harrier fans
The Nintendo Switch is already home to a lot of retro and modern shoot 'em up games, and if you're hungry for more - you'll want to be on the lookout for Angelian Trigger, arriving on the hybrid system in 2023. This anime and Space Harrier-style game by PiXEL will feature a unique 3D-2D style of gameplay with both...
News Oxenfree II For Nintendo Switch Has Been Delayed Until 2023
"Thank you for your patience"
Back in April last year, an Indie World presentation went out with a bang - revealing Oxenfree II: Lost Signals for the Nintendo Switch. Unfortunately, it seems the same title has been delayed again. In an update on social media, developer Night School Studio said it needed some more time to make the game "truly...
News Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope Won't Include Multiplayer
The team wanted to focus on the "solo experience"
If you were hoping for some more multiplayer action in the upcoming Switch release Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, we're sorry to say but there won't be any options like this on offer. Speaking to Screenrant, producer Xavier Manzanares clarified how the team decided to focus exclusively on the "solo...
News Moon Dancer Brings NES-Style Beats And Sci-Fi Shmup Action To Switch Next Week
Dark side of the moon
Receiving a Steam release earlier this year (to positive reviews) followed by a Japanese Switch release back in July, publisher Regista has announced that the sci-fi shoot 'em up Moon Dancer will be flying in for Western consoles on September 29th. After having a blast
News Dragon Quest Treasures Overview Trailer Showcases Impressive Scope
The RPG where treasure is everything
Square Enix has been gradually trickling new information for its upcoming RPG Dragon Quest Treasures, which is due to launch on December 9th, 2022. We've previously been given a deep dive into monster recruitment and how these factor into your treasure-hunting endeavors, while an earlier update shed so
News Fire Emblem Engage Continues To Look Stunning In New Gameplay Clips
From the official Japanese Twitter
September 2022's Nintendo Direct opened with the official reveal of Fire Emblem Engage, a brand new Fire Emblem game, which is releasing next January. And, in the days since, the official Japanese Fire Emblem Twitter account has been sharing clips of some of your future squad members in combat — and it looks...
News Detective Pikachu 2 Game "Nearing Release" According To Pokémon Job Profile
One "unannounced project" is also listed
In case you missed it, there's a new Detective Pikachu game on the way to the Nintendo Switch. When The Pokémon Company originally announced it in 2019, it was mentioned how it would conclude the original game's story. If you're wondering what's happened to this project since then - don't worry, it's still...
Guide Pikmin 4: Everything We Know So Far - Release Date, Gameplay, And Trailers
It's been over seven years...
Pikmin 4 is real. Alright, that's not everything we know. We've gathered together all the juicy information we have on the upcoming sequel to the beloved-yet-kinda-niche Nintendo strategy game, a title that we first heard about long, long ago. The amount of info that we have is steadily increasing, but make sure to...
Video Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope Talks Your Ear Off, But Has Fun In Spades
Our hands-on impressions after three hours
Recently we were invited down to Nintendo's UK headquarters by Ubisoft – we can only assume they got permission first – to have a bash at the upcoming strategy bwaaah-athon that is Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope. We sat down and were able to play around three hours of the turn-based tactical crossover...
News Select Pre-Orders For Atari 50 Get Gravitar: Recharged For Free
Steelbook Edition also available!
Atari has today announced that pre-orders are now live for Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration, the interactive history collection that features classics from eight different Atari hardware platforms. As an added bonus, pre-orders from major retailers in North America will bag a digital copy of Gravitar:...
News Fighting Game 'Die By The Blade' Reminds Us Of Bushido Blade In The Best Way
Live by the sword
Picture this — a 1v1 fighter, with warriors who use swords, and the chance to kill your opponent in one hit? You thought of the PlayStation classic Bushido Blade, didn't you? And it's about time we finally got a spiritual successor. And that's exactly what Grindstone and Triple Hill Interactive's brand new game, Die by the Blade,...
News Wizorb Brings Fantasy-Style Breakout To Switch Next Month
Get on the ball
After originally releasing on the Xbox 360 back in 2011, Tribute Games has announced that the fantasy brick breaker Wizorb will be coming to Switch on October 6th, 2022. The above trailer will provide all of that you need to know about the game: once-peaceful kingdom, mystical hero wizard, Breakout-style gameplay — you get the...
News AAA Clock Is About To Get A New Time-Telling Rival On Switch
We're all wound up
We've been poking fun at the Switch clock app AAA Clock for a little while now. But it won't be the only time-telling application in town very soon, as publisher kids room has announced Clock Maker: My Clock - ver. digital (with timer). How many seconds do you think it takes to say that out loud? (Thanks Automaton!) On 6th...
News WarioWare-Inspired 'Atari Mania' Will Be Gracing Your Switch Next Month
Featuring over 150 unique microgames
Atari's take on the WarioWare formula, Atari Mania, has bagged a firm release date and will be landing on the Switch on October 13th. Originally announced back in June, the game will feature over 150 microgames inspired by the Atari's comprehensive catalog spanning several decades. The game comes as Atari itself...
News Octopath Traveler II Is 90% Complete According To Square Enix
'We are currently in the last stretch'
Announced during September's Nintendo Direct Showcase after heavy rumour of its existence, Octopath Traveler II is coming to the Switch in early 2023. In a recent interview with Famitsu, developer Square Enix sat down to discuss just how far through the process it is with the game and we are pleased to see that...
News Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope For Nintendo Switch Has Gone Gold
Ready for release
Next month is shaping up to be something special with quite a number of exciting Nintendo Switch releases. One of these games happens to be the Ubisoft title Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope. If you're looking forward to this, you'll be pleased to hear the game has now officially "gone gold". It means the main development of the...
Talking Point What Do You Think Of The Harvestella Demo?
Is it a JRPG with farming, or a farm sim with JRPG elements?
Ahead of its November 4th release date, Square Enix's take on the farming game genre, Harvestella, recently received a demo on Switch, so you can try before you buy. The save will transfer over to the full game, if you decide it's worth the £50 / $60. As part of a farm sim-filled...
News All Picross S Games Are Getting Patched With Touchscreen And Multiplayer Support
Turning the Picross frown into a Pic-happy smile later this month
Picross S8 is coming to the Switch on September 29th, but in a move that might shock followers of this addictive puzzler series, it will bring along with it an update to all of developer Jupiter's other Picross games, bringing both 'touch panel operation' and '4-player simultaneous...