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News Rune Factory 3 Special Heading To Switch In 2023
New series also in development
Xseed Games has announced that Rune Factory 3 Special will be launching on Switch in 2023, remastering the game for a new generation. It also revealed that a new Rune Factory series is now in development, though no further information was provided for this. Here's some features you can expect in Rune Factory 3...
News Bayonetta 3 Bewitches With Demonic New Gameplay Trailer
Out this October
PlatinumGames' Bayonetta 3 stomped its way into today's Nintendo Direct, but our favourite witch had more to deliver afterwards with a solid look at the upcoming game's combat and gameplay. Releasing on 28th October, we can see Bayonetta in action as she kicks and flips her way through demons in the upcoming third entry. You'll...
News Fatal Frame: Mask Of The Lunar Eclipse Haunts Switch Next Year
Wii classic gets a new lease of life
KOEI TECMO AMERICA has announced that Fatal Frame: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse will be making its way to the Switch in Early 2023, bringing the classic Wii title back to life with bumped-up visuals and an all-new photo mode. Here's some official info from Koei Tecmo: "The remastered game features an all-new...
News Classic GameCube Action RPG 'Tales Of Symphonia' Getting Switch Remaster
Embark on the Journey of Regeneration again
If you had a GameCube and you loved RPGs, then you've likely played Tales of Symphonia. The first Tales of game to be released in Europe, it's arguably among the best games on the system. Now, fans who may have got into the esteemed Tales of series late will be able to try out this classic when it gets a...
News Critically-Acclaimed Co-Op Game 'It Takes Two' Confirmed For Switch
Howdy there, partner
Hazellight Studios' Game of the Year winner at the 2021 Game Awards, It Takes Two, is making the jump to Switch on 4th November. This was one of the many announcements that was heavily rumoured by multiple people last week, but it's fantastic to see this acclaimed title finally hop over to the hybrid console. This platforming...
News The Minds Behind Danganronpa Reveal 'Master Detective Archives: Rain Code'
Out in 2023
Spike Chunsoft has revealed Master Detective Archives: Rain Code, a noir-adventure game set to release on the Switch in Spring 2023. From the creators of the Danganronpa series, the game certainly displays a similar visual style to the iconic RPG series, with gameplay that actually reminds us of Atlus' Persona franchise. Here's some...
News Here's A Look At The Stunning Box Art For Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom
Brings a tear to the eye
The box art for the newly-named Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has been revealed along with several versions of the key art that will be used for the upcoming game — and we have to say it's a real looker! Apparently, a picture paints a thousand words, so we'll pipe down and just get to it, shall we? Behold the box art for...
News Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion Refreshes PSP Favourite This December
Square Enix had an incredibly healthy showing during today's Nintendo Direct, and one of its biggest announcements was an official release date for Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion. The remake of the PSP game is launching on Switch (and other consoles) on 13th December with beautiful visuals and rearranged music. The developer...
News Fae Farm Promises The Depth Of Stardew Valley And The Charm Of Fantasy Life
Co-op farming sim out Q2 2023
Publisher Phoenix Labs has announced Fae Farm, a brand new farming sim that "invites players to escape with friends into an enchanted world filled with wonder". Due to launch in Q2 2023, Fae Farm is being built with co-op play in mind and lets you drop in and out of sessions both online and via local multiplayer...
News Kirby's Return To Dream Land Deluxe Flies To Switch Next February
Give us more Kirby!
Originally released on Wii back in 2011, Kirby's sword swinging adventure is coming to the Switch in Kirby's Return to Dream Land Deluxe on February 24th, 2023. The game is set to bring over all of the powered-up fun from the original and combine it with some new features such as the Mecha Copy Ability which seems to turn Kirby...
News Story Of Seasons: A Wonderful Life Remakes A Farming Classic
The music... Oh, the music
Xseed Games has announced that it will be releasing Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life for the Nintendo Switch, launching in Summer 2023. The game is a full remake of Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life, which originally launched on the GameCube back in 2003. It sure looks and sounds familiar too, with the main theme bringing...
News Nintendo Switch Sports Golf Will Tee Off A Bit Later Than Expected
Coming this Holiday
Nintendo Switch Sports has been a constant for many during the past few months, and with five sports already included in the game, fans have been waiting eagerly for an update that's been due on the fairways for a little while. During today's Nintendo Direct, we now know that golf — which will be added as a free update —...
News Resident Evils 7, 8, 2, And 3 Are Coming To Switch, But There’s A Catch
Yes, they're 'Cloud Versions'
During today's Nintendo Direct Showcase, Capcom revealed that several Resident Evil games will be coming to the Switch. These include Resident Evil: Village, Resident Evil: Biohazard (7), Resident Evil 2, and Resident Evil 3. The catch, of course, is that all games will be avail
News Pikmin 4 Is Set For A 2023 Release, Following Years Of Speculation
Not lost in a fire, then
In an announcement that we genuinely hadn't predicted, Shigeru Miyamoto just made an appearance at the Nintendo Direct Showcase to reveal that Pikmin 4 is on its way, finally! Check out the teaser trailer above. While there was little in terms of gameplay or release information, Miyamoto stated that the game is going to...
News 'The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom' Launches In May 2023
New trailer for the game formerly known as BOTW2
Nintendo has finally announced the real title for the game formerly known as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 — say hello to The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, launching on 12th May 2023. The new trailer (above) doesn't give much away in terms of new gameplay, focusing on some...
News A New Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Makes A Symphony On Switch Next February
Melodies of life
It's finally happened! During today's Nintendo Direct, we found out that we're finally getting a brand new Theatrythm game on the Switch. Consoles haven't seen a new rhythm-based Final Fantasy game since the 3DS' Curtain Call, but now, Theatrhythm Final Bar Line will be changing that when it launches on 16th February 2023. This new...
News GoldenEye 007 Is Returning To Nintendo Switch
James Bond returns, finally
Nintendo has announced that GoldenEye 007 is finally coming back. During its September 2022 Nintendo Direct, the company confirmed that Rare's seminal N64 first-person shooter — which has never been officially released on any other console — is "coming soon". The Direct announcement was light on specifics, with no...
News Tunic Is Confirmed For Switch, And It's Coming Very Soon
Blimey, September's a full one!
A Switch release for indie darling (and hitherto Xbox console exclusive) Tunic has been announced for Switch, and it's coming in just a couple of weeks, launching on 27th September. Our friends over at Pure Xbox absolutely adored this cute-looking Zelda-style adventure, awarding it an impressive 9/10 when it launched...
News Octopath Traveler 2 Journeys Onto Nintendo Switch February 2023
Shouldn't that be sixteen paths?
Update: You can pre-order a special Collector's Edition of the game over on the Square Enix store! And while we haven't had a look at it, we can use our imagination — because it sounds like it'll be gorgeous: OCTOPATH TRAVELER II Standard Edition Game OCTOPATH TRAVELER II Travelers Bust Set Bust figurines of the...
News Fire Emblem Engage Unites New And Returning Characters, Out Next January
Kicking off today's Nintendo Direct in style is the Fire Emblem series! Nintendo and Intelligent Systems announced a brand new Fire Emblem mainline game, Fire Emblem Engage. This new game seems to bring old favourites together with some new characters, and a protagonist with curiously-coloured hair. Plus, the game is out pretty darn...
Talking Point What Do You Want To See At Today's Nintendo Direct Showcase?
Zelda? Metroid? More Zelda?
Update [Tue 13th Sep, 2022 12:15 BST]: The day is upon us and we are buckling up for what is sure to be 40 minutes of top-notch announcement content. Alongside the writers below, our wonderful video production team have now also given their thoughts on what to expect from the Direct. Check out their thoughts in the new...
Hands On All Of The Exciting Upcoming Games We Played At PAX West 2022
Indies, Nintendo Switch titles and more!
Recently, we sent our American video producer Zion Grassl to PAX West 2022 to try out the latest and greatest games coming out in the near future. Now that he's completed his assignment, he's put together the above video - where he and his friend, Zach Driscoll, share their impressions about all the games...
News Hori Officially Announces Switch Split Pad Compact Western Release
The follow-up to the Split Pad Pro
Towards the end of last month, the popular accessory maker Hori announced it would be releasing a follow-up to the Split Pad Pro called the Split Pad Fit. Now, a month later, it's officially announced the western release. Locally, it'll be known as the 'Split Pad Compact'. Apart from the name change, this...
News Here's The Debut Trailer For Nickelodeon Kart Racers 3: Slime Speedway
Coming to Switch next month!
After its initial reveal back in July, publisher GameMill Entertainment has revealed the first official trailer for Nickelodeon Kart Racers 3: Slime Speedway. Due for launch on October 7th, 2022, the game will feature over 40 playable characters from Nickelodeon franchises, including SpongeBob Squarepants,
News Nintendo Direct Showcase Confirmed For Today (September 13th)
After a whole bunch of rumours, Nintendo has officially announced a new Direct Showcase, scheduled to air on September 13th at 7am PT / 10am ET / 3pm BST / 10pm AWST / 2am NZST. Nintendo UK has also announced that it will not stream the Direct as a mark of respect for the country's current period of national mourning; as such, it...
News Koumajou Remilia II Brings More Castlevania Inspired Gameplay To Switch
Sequel will be playable at TGS
Publisher CFK has announced that it will be launching Koumajou Remilia II: Stranger's Requiem on the Switch. The game is a sequel to the Castlevania-inspired side-scroller Koumajou Remilia: Scarlet Symphony featuring characters from 'Touhou Project', which launched on the Switch's eShop just earlier this year, with a...
News Paper Animal RPG Is An Adorable Mash-Up Of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon And Paper Mario
Wrap it up
With multiple indie developers taking up the Paper Mario mantle — in aesthetics and gameplay — Paper Animal RPG aims to do something a bit different with this crafty style. Developed by Cuddling Raccoons Studio, Paper Animal RPG is an utterly adorable take on the N64 Paper Mario's visuals, leaning into the slightly-more pixelated...
Guide Where To Buy Splatoon 3 On Nintendo Switch
Best deals, cheapest prices and amiibo!
Update: Splatoon 3 is now available! Below, you'll find all the best deals available at launch. Original Article: Kids and squids alike will no doubt be looking forward to Splatoon 3, the latest game in Nintendo's family-friendly shooter series that's headed to Switch later this year. If you're super keen,...
News Ubisoft Announces Just Dance 2023 Edition, Out On Switch This November
Pre-orders are now live
At today's Ubisoft Forward event, the French company announced Just Dance 2023 Edition, the latest entry in the long-running rhythm game series. Pre-orders are now live on the Ubisoft Store. This new one is coming to the Nintendo Switch on 22nd November this year and will include a new art direction, new user interface,...
Video Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope Showcases Wiggler Boss Battle Gameplay
The angry caterpillar
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope launches October 20th exclusively on the Switch, and at the latest Ubisoft Forward event, fans of Mario and the Rabbids got a look the new "Wiggler Boss Battle Gameplay". Apart from the battle itself, it showed a new planet, some additional gameplay such as puzzles to solve, places to visit, and...
News Rayman Returns In Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope DLC
Ubisoft's classic mascot is back!
Ubisoft Forward kicked off its 'Ubisoft Forward' event this year with a "first look" at a quest in its upcoming Switch exclusive Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope. As exciting as all of this was, the highlight of this segment was arguably the reveal of Rayman at the very end. During the show, game
Round Up Every Switch Announcement At The Disney & Marvel Games Showcase
Monkey Island, Mickey Mouse, Midnight Suns & more
Disney held its first ever video game showcase earlier on - showcasing all sorts of announcements, trailers and reveals for new and upcoming games. The line up included content from Marvel, Disney, Pixar, Lucasfilm and 20th Century Studios. We've now rounded up all the Switch-related news into a...
News Disney's Free-To-Play Racer Coming Soon, Monsters Inc Characters & Track Revealed
Mike and co return
During the 'D23 Expo', Gameloft shared an update for its upcoming free-to-play racer Disney Speedstorm. A new trailer revealed the cast of Monsters, Inc. will be making their way onto the race track. This includes Mike, Sulley, Randall and Celia. A new Monsters, Inc. themed course was also revealed. In addition to this...
News LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Galactic Edition Announced, Out November 1st
Includes six new character packs
Warner Bros. and TT Games announced the all-new Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Galactic Edition at today's Disney and Marvel games showcase. It'll be arriving on Switch and all other platforms on 1st November 2022. It includes six new packs in the Character Collection 2 as well as the seven packs from the...
Gallery Six Lovely Screenshots Of Disney Illusion Island, Coming To Switch In 2023
"Be a part of an authentic Mickey cartoon"
The highlight of Disney and Marvel's 'D23 Expo' on the Switch front was easily a new 2D co-op platform adventure starring Mickey and friends. Disney Illusion Island will support up to four players as they platform and puzzle solve and take down some epic bosses. Nintendo's website includes some screenshots...
News 2D Co-Op Platformer Disney Illusion Island Announced Exclusively For Switch
Go on an adventure with Mickey & friends
At the Disney & Marvel 'D23 Expo' earlier today, Switch fans were treated to a special exclusive announcement. Introducing Disney Illusion Island - a brand new 2D four-player co-op adventure starring "Mickey & Friends". In this new game, you'll go on an adventure with Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy...
News Alterium Shift Is A Super NES-Inspired RPG With Three Different Story Paths
If you were extra vigilant throughout this year's 'not-E3' season, and you like your JRPGs, then you may have spotted Alterium Shift during the 2022 Guerilla Collective showcase. Originally slated for a PC and "unspecified console" release, publisher Gravity Game Arise and developer Drattzy Games have revealed that the game will...
News The First Review For The New Action RPG Trinity Trigger Is Now In
Launching in the west "early" next year
One JRPG Switch fans will want to be on the lookout for next year is FuRyu's co-op action title Trinity Trigger. As you might have already read, it's been developed by an all-star cast - with talent that's previously worked on games like Secret of Mana, Xenoblade Chronicles and Octopath Traveler. The other...
News Sega Reveals Main Theme Song For Sonic Frontiers, Have A Listen
The ending theme song has also been revealed
Update [Fri 9th Sep, 2022 01:30 BST]: Following on from Sonic Frontiers' ending theme song, which was released earlier this week, Sega has now released the main theme song 'I'm here'. Here's who is credited on this song: Vocals & Lyrics by Merry Kirk-Holmes (To Octavia) Composed & Arranged by...
News Persona 5 Royal Switch eShop File Size Seemingly Revealed
A small size for a big RPG
After lots and lots of begging, Persona 5 Royal will, at last, be coming out on the Switch next month. And for those who are looking to download the game on the eShop, we've got a rough idea of just how much space it'll take up. Spotted on the Japanese eShop, Twitter user @ScrambledFaz has shared screens of the game's...
News Over-Bowled In Wii Sports? PBA Pro Bowling 2023 Could Be A Strike On Switch
Take to the lanes
Nintendo has a rich history with bowling. After Wii Sports became the definitive bowling experience on game consoles, the motion controls of each subsequent appearance from Bowling seemed perfectly tailored to the sport's signature swing. If you have become tired of taking to the lanes with Matt time and again (and, we can't lie,...
News Splatoon 3 Launch Day Patch Detailed Ahead Of Game's Release
A final lick of paint
Splatoon 3 finally launches tomorrow, and — as is customary in this day and age — Nintendo has prepared a launch day patch for the game to get the final release all prepared for some ink-tastic action this weekend. Available later today, and downloadable once you've got that game loaded up onto your Switch, version 1.1.0...
News Cannon Dancer, The Strider 'Spiritual Successor', Officially Confirmed For Switch
Physical release also coming
Just a few weeks ago we caught wind that Cannon Dancer — often referred to as the unofficial sequel to the Capcom classic Strider — would be coming to the Switch. With no official announcement nor Western confirmation, we kept our excitement tightly under wraps. But the wrapper is off now, folks! We now have a brand...
News Spiders With Laser Swords? Oh Heck, Sign Us Up, Please!
Better than the sequel trilogy
If you've ever fancied yourself as a bit of a Jedi Master (or a Sith Lord?? Hey, you do you!), then the upcoming multiplayer brawler SpiderHeck will let you play out your wildest lightsaber fantasies against your friends in local and online multiplayer! The catch? Well... You'll be playing as spiders. Launching later...
Round Up Four New Switch Games Announced At NISA Showcase 2022
GrimGrimoire! Process of Elimination! Void Terrarium 2!
NIS America's Showcase Live took place earlier today, and we got a glimpse at four brand new Switch games coming out in 2023. The publisher — known for the Disgaea and Trails series — has revealed four new Western releases for us to savour next year. And you can get the lowdown on what...
Guide Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Trailer Breakdown - Everything You Missed (September)
New Pokémon types, auto battling, and a car with a face
Another PokéScarVi (that's Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, don'tcha know) trailer has dropped, and we've got our magnifying glass in hand and speculation cap on, ready to dissect it into tiny little parts. Below we break down every detail we've found in the recent trailer. Shall we get going?...
Random Splatoon 2's Final Splatfest Dictated The Direction Of Splatoon 3
"I'm an agent of chaos"
Nintendo has kicked off another round of 'Ask the Developer', a series in which key members of a game's development team dive into the creative process behind some of Nintendo's biggest Switch games. This time, of course, we're looking at Splatoon 3, which is due to release later this week. You can read the full interview...
News Auto Battle Pokémon With 'Let's Go!', Scarlet And Violet's Newest Feature
Teamwork makes the dream work
There was a whole lot of new information for us in the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet trailer including new monsters, villains and pathways; though one featu
News Three New Pokémon Introduced In Latest Scarlet & Violet Trailer
Meet Armarouge, Ceruledge, and Klawf
With a new Pokémon Scarlet & Violet trailer dropping earlier today, we were expecting to see a couple of new Pokémon amidst the fields. And we did indeed, even if it was only brief and we didn't get time to get to know them! But don't worry, we spotted you. First up is the most obvious one, and the star of...
News The Spirit And The Mouse Is Squeaking Onto Switch Very Soon
Lovers of small animals exploring towns at night are having a great time this summer, as The Spirit and the Mouse follows hot on the tail of Stray, a game about a cat (shouldn't it be the other way around?). Made by a tiny indie studio based in Montreal, Canada, The Spirit and the Mouse is an adventure game that features Lila (a mouse)...