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News Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Reveals Farigiraf, The Evolution Of Girafarig
A part of the new trailer for Pokémon Scarlet And Violet, it's been revealed that Girafarig will now evolve into Farigiraf (Listen, Pokémon Company, those names are really hard to type out - don't do this to us!). Farigiraf is a Normal / Psychic Pokémon whose head and tail effectively fuse together to become one - very...
News Lengthy Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Trailer Unloads Heaps Of New Information
Dive into the journeys of four trainers
Another day, another Pokémon Scarlet and Violet trailer! Sure seems like we're getting quite a lot of new information recently doesn't it? As well we should; the game will be launching on November 18th, so it'll be here before you know it! The new trailer is a long one, so strap yourselves in for roughly 14...
News Kao The Kangaroo Is About To Get Spooky With Some Halloween DLC
New levels and skins incoming!
Kao the Kangaroo is about to celebrate Halloween in style with some brand new DLC launching on October 13th. The extra content - called 'Oh! Well' - will cost €6.99 / $6.99 / £5.49 and will contain five new playable levels along with five additional character skins. Alternatively, if you've not got the full game...
News Turn-Based Strategy Game 'The Battle Of Polytopia' Gets Switch Release This Month
Wait your turn
Indie developer Midjiwan AB has today announced that it will be bringing its low poly strategy game, The Battle of Polytopia, to Switch on October 13th. Releasing on iOS and Android back in 2016 as Super Tribes, the game has undergone a number of upgrades in the ensuing years - apart from just changing the name. Now available on...
News Square Enix Details New Customisation And Precision Options For Tactics Ogre: Reborn
Now that's a lotta information
We are rapidly closing in on the Switch release of Tactics Ogre: Reborn on November 11th and Square Enix has today provided us with a whole lot more information on what upgrades they have made to the series' latest arrival. The full details are available to read online (thanks, Gematsu), outlining the game's newest...
News '22 Racing Series' Is Yet Another Futuristic Racer That's Not F-Zero
Still, it looks pretty neat
Developer GOATi Entertainment has revealed that its futuristic racing title 22 Racing Series will be heading to the Switch in 2023 after a period of early access on Steam starting on November 22nd, 2022. It's another racer that reminds us of Nintendo's own F-Zero franchise, which at the time of writing has now been...
Exclusive SunnySide Teams Up With Gardening YouTuber To Make Their Farming Game More Realistic
Green thumb meets gamer thumb
Farming games often don't replicate real-world farming too closely — they prefer to strike a balance between fun and accurate, in which plants need watering every day, but pesticides, fertiliser, and maintenance aren't really on your to do list. But upcoming game SunnySide is aiming to take a more realistic approach...
News New Persona 5 Royal Trailer Highlights Slick Switch Gameplay
Long-awaited port launches this month
Nintendo has released a new trailer for the long-awaited Switch port of Persona 5 Royal, shining the spotlight on the game's iconic animated cutscenes and slick gameplay. The huge JRPG from Atlus launches later this month on October 21st and it's safe to say we're pretty excited! If you're unfamiliar with the...
News Heads Up, A New Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Trailer Will Premiere Today
Gotta watch 'em all!
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is barreling towards its global launch on November 18th and we're simply itching to get some more info on Game Freak's latest entry. Well, the good news is that we're getting a brand new trailer - hooray! Announced by The Pokémon Company via Twitter, the new footage will debut today at 6am PT / 2pm...
News Don't Expect The Next Mortal Kombat Game To Be Announced Just Yet
NetherRealm wants to focus on anniversary celebrations first
Mortal Kombat fans are understandably eager to find out exactly what developer NetherRealm has been working on since the spectacular Mortal Kombat 11. The general consensus is that the team is currently gearing up to reveal Mortal Kombat 12, but according to creator Ed Boon, we shouldn't...
News You Can Now Download A Demo Of The New Doraemon Game On Switch eShop
Farm life returns this November
In case you missed it, there's a new Doremon farming sim sequel arriving on the Nintendo Switch this November. If you are interested in trying out Doraemon Story of Seasons: Friends of the Great Kingdom prior to its release, there's now a free demo you can download from the Switch eShop in Japan and it includes...
News It's Official, Bayonetta's OG Voice Actor Won't Be Returning For The Third Outing
The voice of FemShep and Samus Aran steps up
PlatinumGames has confirmed Hellena Taylor - the voice of Bayonetta in the first two games, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and the animated movie Bayonetta: Bloody Fate - will not be reprising her role in Bayonetta 3. Speaking to Game Informer, director Yusuke Miyata explained how "various overlapping...
News This Game About Frogs, Stars, And Birds Reading Poetry Looks Perfect For Fans Of A Short Hike
With a soundtrack by Disasterpiece!
Whether you loathe the "wholesome game" moniker or not, you have to admit: Paradise Marsh looks gorgeous. Looking at its soft, rounded font (reminiscent of beloved indie game A Short Hike) and cast of friendly bugs and critters with gigantic peepers, don't you just want to dive in to this warm-coloured...
News Game Boy Advance Metroidvania 'Goodboy Galaxy' Is Delayed Into 2023
Rumble Feature also being implemented
The Goodboy Galaxy team has announced that the upcoming GBA and Switch title Goodboy Galaxy has been delayed to March 2023 to allow for more time to polish up the game. Speaking via an update on Kickstarter, creator Rik Nicol had the following to say: "We've recently had a look at our roadmap and made some...
Random SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake's $250 'BFF Edition' Includes Inflatable Patrick
Pre-orders now live
We might still be waiting on a release date for SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake (it's currently expected to launch in 2023), but we do at least have details of the game's 'BFF Edition' which is available to pre-order as we speak. For the low, low sum of $249.99, you can get your hands on a very special release that...
News Nintendo Announces A Special Direct Presentation For Super Mario Bros. Movie
It's-a nearly here!
Nintendo has announced a special Nintendo Direct presentation focused on the upcoming Super Mario Bros. Movie from production company Illumination. The presentation will take place on October 6th at 1:05pm PT / 09:05pm BST / October 7th 4:05am AWST and will introduce the world premiere trailer for the film. Nintendo also notes,...
News Lonesome Village Is A Zelda-Like Puzzle Adventure Fused With An Animal Crossing-Like Life Sim
Coming to Switch very soon
Zelda's great. On that, we can all agree. Fighting monsters! Exploring dungeons! Battling gigantic bosses! ...But Zelda games don't usually give Link much freedom when it comes to settling down. Although Breath of the Wild gave you a house for the first time — previously you were always living with family, or squatting...
News OlliOlli World Is Getting A Physical Switch Release, Except It Isn't
What's in the box?
Earlier this year, OlliOlli World was released on Switch and we loved it (heck, we even gave it 9/10 in our review). Combine this with our love of physical media and you would think that news of an OlliOlli World physical release would be enough to make our heart do a kickflip; except, the game's 'physical' release is not all that...
News Labyrinth Of Galleria: The Moon Society Dungeon Crawls Onto Switch In 2023
Update: Release date confirmed!
Update [Tue 4th Oct, 2022 11:45 BST]: Publisher NIS America has confirmed the release date for Labyrinth of Galleria: The Moon Society, with the dungeon crawler launching on Nintendo Switch on February 14th, 2023 - the perfect Valentine's Day present, perhaps? It's also released a brand new story trailer (which you...
News No Man's Sky Creator Is Happy To Leave Microtransactions Out Of The Game
"what we enjoy is delivering value to players"
We are but a few short days away from No Man's Sky's inaugural flight to Switch on October 7th and we are buckling in to see how this massive game plays on Nintendo's comparatively tiny console. In order to put some of our fears to rest, we recently got the chance to sit down with the game's creator,...
Video We Played Some No Man's Sky On Switch - Here's What We Thought
An early hands-on with Hello Games
We are but a few short days away from the Switch release of No Man's Sky on October 7th and it is fair to say that we have been nervous to see how this frankly massive game would run on Nintendo's little console. Following a huge update to the game as we currently find it out in the wild, it seemed unlikely that...
News A New Transformers Game Might Be Coming To Switch Next Year
Get ready to roll out
After the release of promising but all too easy Transformers: Battlegrounds back in 2020, we have been wondering where those robots in disguise have disappeared to (presumably an industrial estate parking lot just off the M4). However, two years on, Battlegrounds' publisher Outright Games has announced that the engines are...
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...