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News 'The Garden Path' Is A Cosy Real-Time Gardening Game Designed For Short Sessions
Coming early 2023
We've been excited for The Garden Path since we found out about it in August 2021, and spoke to its solo developer and illustrator Louis Durrant about its inspiration and its music later that month. Now, we've got a release window: Spring 2023, just in time for the winter frost to
News The Universe Awaits In Two Point Campus' New 'Space Academy' Expansion
Make it so!
Two Point Studios has announced the first major DLC expansion for Two Point Campus, called Space Academy. Launching for Switch on December 12th, one week after other major platforms (of course), the DLC will features a boatload of new features, including anti-gravity simulations, space combat training, and the ability to harvest...
News Square Enix Unveils Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion 'Launch Trailer' Ahead Of Release
Coming 13th December
The term 'launch trailer' is thrown around a lot these days. If, in this instance, you read it used alongside Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion and were instantly struck by fear of missing the game's release, worry not - the launch trailer may well be here, but the launch itself is still on 13th December. Once we had got...
News Humongous Classic Collection Receiving Limited Run Physical Switch Release
Six games, one collection
If you're a fan of classic point and click games like Spy Fox, Pajama Sam and Freddi Fish, you might want to be on the lookout for the physical version of Humongous Classic Collection. Physical distributor Limited Run Games is releasing a physical version of the collection. With it you'll get the following games: Pajama...
News Mario Movie Posters Appear To Have Leaked Online, First Look At Peach & More
Classic character also teased
Uh-oh! It looks like there may have been a Super Mario Bros. Movie leak ahead of the second trailer reveal. As highlighted on certain social media websites and game forums, some new posters have surfaced online. In the first one, we've got an image of Mario and Luigi with a van in the background (Note: this van was...
News Ubisoft Is Rebooting A Classic RTS Series On Nintendo Switch In 2023
The Settlers return
Ubisoft is rebooting the classic RTS city-building series The Settlers in 2023 with the launch of The Settlers: New Allies. While the French publisher has already been sharing regular updates, in the latest development video, it was revealed the game would also be coming to the Nintendo Switch and other console platforms...
News Nintendo Direct Announced For The Premiere Of Super Mario Bros. Movie's Second Trailer
A Peach reveal incoming?
A special Nintendo Direct has been announced showcasing the second trailer for the upcoming Super Mario Bros. Movie. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, November 29th at 2:00 pm PT / 5:00pm EST / 10:00pm GMT / 11:00pm CEST and looks likely to introduce Princess Peach, if the teaser image included in the tweet...
News Debut Manga From F-Zero And Star Fox Artist To Become A Switch Game In 2023
Quick on the draw
Just last week we heard that Takaya Imamura was all set to release his debut manga, Omega 6, after years of iconic art work for Nintendo. This news gets all the more exciting today, as we have learned that Imamura is working to bring a version of his manga universe to a Switch game next year (thanks, Gematsu).
News TT Isle Of Man - Ride On The Edge 3 Races Onto Nintendo Switch Next May
Back on the bike
Publisher Nacon and developer RaceWard Studio have announced TT Isle of Man - Ride on the Edge 3 is coming to the Nintendo Switch and multiple other modern platforms in May 2023. This latest entry based on the famous bike race is once again built by a team of "veterans" who apparently have many motorcycle games to their name. The...
News The Jet Set Radio-Inspired 'Bomb Rush Cyberfunk' Is On The Hunt For Voice Actors
Could a release date be on the horizon?
The wait for the uber funky Jet Set Radio-inspired vibes-fest that is Bomb Rush Cyberfunk has felt like a particularly long one. We first heard of the game back in 2020, but with its recent pushback into 2023, we settled into the thought that there might be more delays to come. However, hope may be on the...
News Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Is The "Biggest" Launch Ever For A Video Game In Japan
Splatoon 3 has been dethroned
The good news for the ninth generation of Pokémon games just keeps coming. Following the update Pokémon Scarlet and Violet have surpassed 10 million sales globally in just three days, new data about the Japanese launch has been shared. According to Game Data Library, Scarlet and Violet have experienced the "biggest...
Video Here's An Extended Look At Fire Emblem Engage For Nintendo Switch
Update: English trailer now available
Update [Wed 23rd Nov, 2022 13:30 GMT]: Previously available in Japanese only, Nintendo has now published the new five minute trailer for Fire Emblem Engage in English, titled 'Engaging With Emblems'. The trailer gives us a little more information on how the series' returning characters will play a part in...
News Spooky Paper Mario Tribute 'The Outbound Ghost' Gets December Release Date
Physical release closely follows
After having its physical release pushed back from the pre-set date of 25th November, we began to worry whether adorable looking RPG The Outbound Ghost would make it to Switch in 2022. Fortunately, an announcement from publisher Digerati and developer Conradical Games has warmed out spirits, as it confirmed that the...
News Mugen Souls Gets Uncensored 2023 Nintendo Switch Release
"True to the original Japanese release"
Eastasiasoft and Idea Factory have confirmed that they will be re-releasing the anime-style JRPG Mugen Souls on the Nintendo Switch in Spring 2023, with physical editions available for pre-order soon. The game was originally released for PS3 back in 2012, but drew criticism from fans after it was discovered...
News Japanese Switch Bundle Containing Nintendo Switch Sports Tees Up For December Release
'Tis the season to be golfing
A new Nintendo Switch bundle is heading out for retail in Japan next month, combining the console and a digital copy of Nintendo Switch Sports. Right in time for the addition of the hotly-anticipated golf mode to the game, the bundle will be swinging for shelves from 16th December for ¥37,980 (around £226). On top...
News Paper Cut Mansion Folds Mystery Into Paper Mario Aesthetics On Switch Next Month
Thunderful has announced that it will be bringing Space Lizard Studios' creepy cardboard roguelite, Paper Cut Mansion, to the Switch on 5th December, 2022. There are many of us out there who find the aesthetic design of Paper Mario somewhat off-putting - just look at those ever-staring those cold dead eyes. Paper Cut Mansion takes...
Exclusive The CrackPet Show Is A Bonkers Mash-Up Of Bullet Hell, Jazz Tunes, And Udder-Twirling Cows
Launching on Switch next month
Publisher Ravenage Games and developer Vixa Games is bringing its absurd twin-stick shooter The Crackpet Show to the Switch, and we can exclusively reveal that it will launch on December 15th, 2022. The game will star a roster of mutated animals who will need to compete in a TV show and unleash mayhem in glorious,...
News Fire Emblem Engage Introduces Two New Characters
Meet Diamant and Alcryst
We're at the tail end of 2022, and that means we're getting closer to the release of the new Fire Emblem title. Yes, in case you missed it, Fire Emblem Engage is arriving early next year on the Nintendo Switch in January. It features an all-new story and as part of this, there are both new and returning characters. Nintendo...
News Short Hike-Alike 'Lil Gator Game' Snaps Up 2022 Release Date
Another one for the croc-like genre
See you later, alligator? How about see you very soon, crocodile? Sure, it doesn't rhyme, but it's what's happening! Playtonic Friends is publishing Lil Gator Game (yes, that's the final title) on the Nintendo Switch and the PC this year, and it finally has a release date. Lil Gator Game is a wholesome adventure...
Hands On Demonschool Is A Love Letter To DS Games And Italian Horror Movies
Persona, Stranger Things, and Suspiria, together at last
Every now and again, the world seems to collectively decide that the way things were X number of years ago was the peak of culture. This happens everywhere: Fashion, movies, makeup, and even language tend to rely on this ever-revolving cycle of nostalgia, fuelled by a yearning for the...
News Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 3 Launches Next Month
Start your engines folks, because Nintendo has announced that the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 3 content will launch on December 7th, 2022. As a reminder, the DLC will be available on its own, but if you're a member of the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack service, you can access Wave 3, along with Wave 1 and Wave...
Video THQ Nordic Cooks Up A New Gameplay Trailer For AEW: Fight Forever
Bringing the brawl to Switch in 2023
Earlier this year in August, THQ Nordic surprised wrestling fans with the news AEW: Fight Forever would be coming to the Nintendo Switch at some point in 2023. If you're eager to see more, you're in luck - with the publisher releasing a brand new look at the gameplay footage. This title is promoting itself as a...
News Advance Wars-Style Kickstarter Project Warside Targeting 2023 Switch Release
Dev feels it can "evolve" the turn-based tactical genre
Nintendo's Switch release Advance Wars 1 + 2: Re-Boot Camp is seemingly stuck in limbo, but there's no need to worry because Warside has got all your turn-based tactical strategy cravings covered. Yes - an indie developer known as Lavabird has announced it'll be releasing its own take on the...
News The Nintendo Switch Is Getting A Brand New Peppa Pig Game In 2023
Go ham next year
The animated superstar Peppa Pig is returning to the Nintendo Switch in a new outing. It's called Peppa Pig: World Adventures and will be arriving at some point in 2023. Outright Games shared a brief trailer on YouTube that shows Peppa Pig welcoming fans to her new video game. According to the description, this new adventure will...
News Surprise! Crunchyroll Is Making A Video Game For The Game Boy Color
Party like it's 1999
In one of the stranger pieces of news that we have heard today, renowned anime streamer Crunchyroll has announced that it is developing and publishing a retro-inspired video game based on its classic mascot Hime (thanks, Gematsu). What's weirder still is that it will be playable on Game Boy Color via Limited Run Games, with...
Guide Where To Buy Pokémon Scarlet And Violet On Switch
Best deals, discounts and bundles
The next mainline Pokémon games, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, are out now on Nintendo Switch. Both titles can be found at a number of retailers and we're rounding up all the best deals and cheapest prices for you right here in this guide. The two games, which introduce the series' ninth generation, have players...
News Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion Switch Frame Rate & Resolution Detailed
A new trailer has also been released
There have been a lot of RPG releases this year, but we're not done just yet. Before the end of 2022, Square Enix is releasing Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion on multiple platforms including the Switch. Ahead of next month's launch on December 13th, the Japanese video game company has released a new...
News The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Has Been Rated For Nintendo Switch
Back in September, Nintendo confirmed during a presentation The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom would be arriving on 12th May 2023. We've now got what appears to be the very first rating for the game - coming from South Korea Rating and Administration Committee (via Gematsu): According to a translation, the game is suitable...
News Stardew-Meets-Pokémon Game 'Ova Magica' Gets New Trailer, 2023 Release Date
Hints of Slime Rancher, too
Two years ago, a game called Ova Magica launched on Kickstarter, and just three hours later, it was fully funded. Over the course of the Kickstarter campaign, it raised a total of €258,188 ($356,700 / £225,750) with over 4,000 backers. Needless to say, people were very excited for what Ova Magica had to offer. Ova...
News New Sonic Prime Trailer Sees Shadow Join The Multiverse Action
Speeds onto Netflix next month
After releasing a teaser at the end of last month, Netflix has now revealed its first full trailer for the upcoming Sonic Prime series which will debut on the streaming service on 15th December. Ever the parameters for a writer's get-out clause, the multiverse looks to play a big part in the upcoming series. The above...
Round Up The Reviews Are In For Pokémon Scarlet And Violet
Gotta catch or gotta run?
After enough trailers, promos and leaks to fill a Pokédex five times over, we are are very nearly there. Pokémon Scarlet and Violet officially release tomorrow (18th November) and today we have had the first chance to see what the critics think. We have gathered together reviews from across the internet to give coverage...
Exclusive Dive Into A Hand-Crafted Paper World With Puzzle Adventure 'Papetura'
Flip and fold
Horror publisher Feardemic is trying its hand with something new and unique: a point and click adventure puzzler called Papetura, launching on the Nintendo Switch on December 1st, 2022. Created by one person over the course of six years, Papetura stars Pape and Tura (ah, we get it!) in a hand-crafted paper world that's at constant...
News Nintendo Releases Stunning New Story Trailer For Fire Emblem Engage
"Summon the Emblems, seize your destiny!"
It's all about Pokémon this week, but there are plenty of other Nintendo Switch games to look forward to beyond this. Coming early next year in January is Fire Emblem Engage by Intelligent Systems. Ahead of the game's release, Nintendo has release another new trailer titled 'The Divine Dragon Awakens!'...
News Koei Tecmo Shares New Artwork For Upcoming Switch Release Atelier Ryza 3
Launching February 2023
Back in September, Koei Tecmo officially announced Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key for the Nintendo Switch. This new entry in the RPG series will be making its debut here in the west on 24th February 2023. Now, in a small update, the official Gust social media account has given fans of Ryza a look...
Guide Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Release Date Details And How To Get The Games 'Early'
Set your Pokéclocks
When do Pokémon Scarlet and Violet come out? What time do the games unlock? And is it possible to get the game early? We can answer all your questions, and maybe some that you didn't even know you had, right here on Nintendo Life! Where To Pre-Order Pokémon Scarlet And Violet On Switch The two Pokémon games can be...
News Soccer Story Scores November Release Date On Switch
No, it's nothing to do with Sports Story
Back in August we were sideswiped by the news of Soccer Story's existence. A pixel art sports RPG with 50% of its title dedicated to the word 'Story' that isn't anything to do with Sidebar Games' Golf Story nor its hotly-anticipated follow-up Sports Story? Surely it can't be! Well, it turns out that it can...
Random The Pokémon Company Celebrates 'ChooseDay' Ahead Of Scarlet & Violet's Release
Which starter will you pick?
We know, and you know, that Pokémon Scarlet & Violet — Generation IX — is just days away. And if you're anything like us, you're probably still stewing over which starter Pokémon to choose. Well, today is a Tuesday, so The Pokémon Company has decided to bestow a brand new name for this day for all of us...
News Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Get A Five-Minute Overview Trailer
Update: Now available in English
Update [Tue 15th Nov, 2022 14:30 GMT]: Well, it has been a few weeks coming but the five-minute overview trailer for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is now available in English. We have subbed it in for the Japanese original, and you can watch it above to check out all of the gameplay footage before the games release on...
News Bravery & Greed Brings The Fantasy Fight To Switch Today
"Get rich or die trying!"
Fans of any and all genres will be interested to hear that Team17 and Rekka Games are bringing Bravery & Greed - the multiplayer, beat 'em up, roguelite, dungeon brawler - to Switch today with swords a-swinging and arrows a-flying. We last heard of the title back at the Gamescom Future Games Show in August where we got...
News All Aboard! 'Railbound' Pulls Into The Switch eShop This December
Full steam ahead
After arriving on mobile earlier this year to heaps of cozy praise, studios 7LEVELS and Afterburn have announced that the track-laying train puzzler Railbound is coming to Switch on 1st December, 2022. For levels of comfort, Railbound has it all. This is a game in which you help two dogs go on a train journey by connecting tracks...
News Free Monster Hunter DLC For Sonic Frontiers Now Available On Switch
"Time to get cooking"
Update [Tue 15th Nov, 2022 03:45 GMT]: The free Monster Hunter DLC for Sonic Frontiers is now available. Head on over to the Switch eShop to download it. It's about 9 MB in size. "The world of Monster Hunter collides with Sonic Frontiers in the Monster Hunter Collaboration Pack! Forge the frontier in style with the Hunter's...
Feature From 'Retro Bowl' To 'Retro Goal' - How New Star Games Returned To Its Grass Roots
"it’s not just a quick and simple port over from mobile"
Earlier this year we became enamoured by Retro Bowl, a simple, addictive American football game inspired by '90s arcade classics from the team behind the hugely popular 'New Star' mobile series. While it may have been New Star Soccer which brought the team at New Star Games to our attention...
News Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Overtakes Zelda In Famitsu's Most-Wanted Games List
I choose you!
The latest most-wanted games list has been published in Famitsu, measuring the most hotly-anticipated titles according to the Japanese site's readership. The most recent edition (using votes cast between 27th October and 1st November) saw a new frontrunner as Pokémon Scarlet and Violet overtook the consistent podium-topper The Legend...
Video Hogwarts Legacy Shows Off Magical New Gameplay Footage
Return to the Wizarding World
Hogwarts Legacy, the upcoming action RPG based on the Harry Potter universe, got a new "gameplay showcase" this week. If you have been curious to see more - this latest 46-minute video shows off the game's character creator (including a look at Hufflepuff's common room), provides a short tour of Hogwarts Castle, and...
News Dark & Disturbing Indie Hit 'Inscryption' Scores A Physical Switch Release
Pre-orders open December 1st
One of the many highlights at this week's Indie World was the "dark and disturbing" deckbuilding roguelike Inscryption. If you were hoping to display this one on your shelf, you're in luck - with publisher Devolver Digital announcing there'll be a hard copy of the game for the Nintendo Switch. It'll be handled by...
News Watch Out Naughty Trainers, The Pokémon Company Is Dishing Out A New Wave Of Bans
Gotta ban some more
It appears The Pokémon Company is once again banning any trainers who break the rules in the mainline Pokémon games. Yes, ahead of the release of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet next week, Serebii.net reveals The Pokémon Company has "begun a new wave" of bans on Pokémon HOME and the mainline games on the Nintendo Switch. "The...
News Miyamoto Unsurprisingly Reckons The Super Mario Movie Will Be Pretty Good
"I think we managed to get it right"
The official translation for Nintendo's Q&A session during its latest financial briefing is now available online, holding some interesting, if not altogether surprising, tidbits of information regarding the company's plans for the next fiscal year. Shigeru Miyamoto was of course in attendance, alongside...
News Warp Drive Brings F-Zero-Style Racing With Cel Shaded Visuals To Switch Next Month
I'm giving her all she's got, captain!
Supergonk (a publishing name that always gives us a giggle) has announced that its latest racing title, Warp Drive, will be coming to Switch on 1st December, 2022, and in this one, you're supposed to take the short cuts. The studio brought us Trailblazers back in 2018 - a strange racer-meets-Splatoon-type game...
News Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Are Getting A Day One Update
Update: Version 1.0.1 is already live
Update [Fri 11th Nov, 2022 06:15 GMT]: It seems the Version 1.0.1 patch has already begun rolling out globally, as highlighted by Serebii.net: Original article [Wed 9th Nov, 2022 00:45 GMT]: Whether you're getting a physical or digital copy of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet,
Round Up The Reviews Are In For Tactics Ogre: Reborn
What did the critics think?
It's already been quite an exciting month in the world of video games, and if Sonic and Pokémon weren't already enough Square Enix has also today released Tactics Ogre: Reborn, based on the classic series of the same name. We've already had some positive early impressions and now we've got a round up of the reviews...