Nintendo Switch, 3DS, Wii U & eShop News

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TodayWed, 11th Nov 2020

  • Rumour Has Nintendo Accidentally Leaked Metroid: Samus Returns For Switch?

    Here we go again…

    Nintendo’s official website may have accidentally leaked an upcoming Metroid title for the Nintendo Switch. As spotted by YouTube user PapaGenos, an image displaying what appears to be a Metroid game being played on a Switch console has been uploaded to Nintendo’s site. It can be found on a product listing page for the ‘Super…

    • 29 mins ago
    • Rumour
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Metroid
  • News The Team Behind Some Of The Best WWE Games Is Creating A New Title For All Elite Wrestling

    Coming to “current and next-gen consoles”

    If you like wrestling games, then the name Yuke’s will be instantly familiar. This Japanese development team has been involved with some of the best grapplers ever made, including New Japan Pro Wrestling: Toukon Retsuden, WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw and, more recently, the official WWE games up until publisher 2K…

    • 1 hour ago
    • Upcoming Releases
    • AEW
  • News The First Review For Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Is Now In

    Switch’s next must-have?

    The very first review of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity has now been published by Japanese publication, Famitsu. The review arrives just over a week ahead of the game’s official release. Famitsu’s scoring system has four different reviewers rate the game out of ten; in this case, the magazine’s reviewers each awarded the…

    • 2 hours ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Nintendo Has No Plans For Cross-Platform Play Titles Across Switch And Mobile

    Pokémon Unite happened after “advance discussions”

    Back in June, The Pokémon Company surprised fans with the announcement of a brand new team-based battle game called Pokémon Unite. It’s a cross-platform title for the Nintendo Switch and mobile devices. During Nintendo’s recent six-month financials Q&A, president Shuntaro Furukawa was asked…

    • 5 hours ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Mobile
  • News “Wide Variety” Of Third-Party Titles Planned For Switch Going Forward, Says Nintendo President

    Good news, everyone!

    The arrival of the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 this week means a lot of third-party publishers are now also making the leap to the next generation. What does this mean for the Nintendo Switch, though? According to company president, Shuntaro Furukawa, there’s no need to worry. During Nintendo’s six month financial briefing…

    • 7 hours ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Shuntaro Furukawa
  • News Splatoon 2’s Mario-Themed Splatfest T-Shirts Are Back (North America)

    Pick a side

    To celebrate Mario’s 35th anniversary, Splatoon 2 will be hosting a special Super Mario-themed Splatfest early next year in January. It’s Team Super Mushroom verse Team Super Star. If you want to show your support for your select side and happen to be located in America, Nintendo’s lovely and limited t-shirts are now back in stock…

    • 8 hours ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon
    • Merchandise
    • North America
  • News It Takes “Just Under” Seven Days To Fully Charge Pokémon’s GO Transporter

    Or you can fork out some PokéCoins

    We’ve known for a while time now that transfers between Pokémon GO and Pokémon HOME would have a cool-down period, so just how long do you have to wait if your GO Transporter runs out of energy? As highlighted by Nintendo Life contributor and Serebii.net webmaster, Joe Merrick, when you run out of energy,…

    • 9 hours ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Home
    • Pokemon GO
    • Mobile
  • News Pokémon HOME – Pokémon GO Connectivity Is Now Live, It’s Just Not Available To Everyone Yet

    Currently limited to Level 40 trainers

    Good news trainers (well, kind of), Pokémon HOME is finally able to be connected with Niantic’s augmented-reality smartphone game Pokémon GO. This means you can now transfer pocket monsters from GO to your Pokémon games on the Switch. The catch, according to Serebii.net, is that it’s currently limited to…

    • 10 hours ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Pokemon Home
    • Pokemon GO
    • Mobile

YesterdayTue, 10th Nov 2020

  • News Nintendo Convinced XSEED To Bring Sakuna To Switch, Pre-Orders About “2-To-1 Over PS4”

    “we’re glad we took their request seriously”

    The beautiful-looking action, crafting and farming title Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin might seem like the perfect fit for the Switch, but believe it or not, this system wasn’t originally part of the plan. Speaking to Siliconera, XSEED games executive vice president, Kenji Hosoi, revealed how Nintendo…

    • 1 day ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
  • Guide Where To Buy LEGO Super Mario Sets, Expansion Sets, Power-Up Packs And The LEGO NES

    LEGO never looked so good

    Update: 10th November — Amazon UK has the Lego Super Mario Starter Set discounted to £38. The union that kids (and big kids) have wanted for so long finally came to pass with Super Mario available in LEGO form. Typically for Nintendo, the LEGO Super Mario sets are more than just standard LEGO sets – they are connected…

    • 1 day ago
    • Guides
    • Super Mario
    • LEGO
  • News Nintendo’s New Super Mario Bros. Game & Watch Will Ship With A Language Error

    Nintendo apologises for the mistake

    This Friday, a brand new Game & Watch system is being released by Nintendo in celebration of Super Mario’s 35th anniversary. It’s a pretty exciting launch for collectors and fans of Nintendo’s history, but the company has today apologised for an error that will be present on all systems. As you may know, the…

    • 1 day ago
    • Game and Watch
    • Super Mario
  • News Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Version 9.0.2 Is Arriving Soon

    Get ready!

    Nintendo has revealed Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Switch will soon be updated to Version 9.0.2. Given the number, this isn’t expected to be much other than a minor update with a few bug fixes and fighter adjustments here and there, but if there is anything notable – we’re sure the patch will reveal all. The previous update…

    • 1 day ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Updates
  • News A Second Zarude Form Will Soon Be Distributed To Pokémon Sword And Shield Fans In Japan

    ‘Dada Zarude’

    Pokémon Sword and Shield players in Japan will soon be able to get their hands on a new form of Zarude, a Mythical Pokémon that appears in this year’s animated movie. The new form, called ‘Dada Zarude’, will reportedly be distributed to fans who attend viewings of Pokémon the Movie Coco at Japanese cinemas starting next month. The…

    • 20 hours ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Japan
  • Random Turns Out The Xbox Series X Doubles Up As A Perfect GameCube Display Stand

    Now there’s a selling point

    Today sees the start of a whole new generation of gaming, as the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S arrive in stores worldwide. Microsoft will tell you that the new Xbox consoles boast lots of exciting games, features, and more teraflops than you could ever need, but there’s one feature that arguably puts one of them above…

    • 1 day ago
    • GameCube
    • Xbox Series X
    • Random
  • News Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity amiibo Functionality Detailed

    Scan for a suprise

    As you might recall, the Champions amiibo line is getting a timely restock alongside the release of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. So what do amiibo actually do in the game? As explained in our preview: “Amiibo can be used once a day on the main menu to gain materials and even weapons.” Destructoid further explains how this…

    • 1 day ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Legend of Zelda
    • amiibo
  • News MiHoYo Accused Of ‘Carelessly Putting Players At Risk’ In Genshin Impact Data Breach

    It “shows how little concern they pay”

    Chinese developer MiHoYo, which recently launched Genshin Impact on PS4 and mobile devices, has been accused of a data breach that may have risked players’ privacy. Reddit user TiltOnPlay reported the breach online yesterday, explaining that when visiting MiHoYo’s website and entering their username while…

    • 19 hours ago
    • Genshin Impact
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Guide Nintendo Switch Black Friday 2020: Console Bundles, Games, Micro SD Cards And More

    Grab yourself a bargain

    Black Friday 2020 is fast approaching, and if you’re anything like us you’ll likely be keeping an eye out for Nintendo-based bargains this Friday 27th November. Jostling for deals in crowded stores isn’t something we’d recommend at the best of times, but Black Friday 2020 should be quite different to the average annual…

    • 19 hours ago
    • Black Friday
    • Features
    • Guides
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Turns Out This Kickstarted HDMI-Ready N64 Is A Bust

    Buyer beware

    N64 fans know that out of the box, the console doesn’t exactly give you the best possible picture – which is why we’ve seen aftermarket options appear like RGB mods or external HDMI adapters. However, the king of the hill has to be the superb

    • 20 hours ago
    • Retro
    • Kickstarter
    • N64
  • News Nintendo Of America President Doug Bowser Congratulates Xbox On The Series X|S Launch

    A new generation of gaming arrives

    As we mentioned earlier today – admittedly because we were joking about the console being a decent display stand for our beloved GameCubes – the new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles have launched today worldwide. The systems kick off a whole new generation of gaming, set to be expanded further when the…

    • 21 hours ago
    • Doug Bowser
    • Xbox
    • Phil Spencer
  • News Sam & Max Save The World Is Being Remastered For Nintendo Switch

    Available this December

    The comic book crime-fighting duo Sam & Max return to the spotlight on 2nd December in Sam & Max Save the World Remastered. It’ll be available to pre-order in the US on Switch for $19.99, with European pre-orders opening on Wednesday. Skunkape Games – a small indie developer made up of former Telltale employees -…

    • 1 day ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News News Of COVID-19 Vaccine Causes Nintendo, Ubisoft And Activision Share Prices To Drop

    World could return to normal by spring next year

    2020 has been a pig of a year, thanks mostly to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic which has forced much of the world into lockdown and claimed the lives of over a million people. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel following the news that pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech have…

    • 1 day ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Coronavirus
  • News Serious Sam Collection Arrives On Switch Next Week, eShop Listing Reveals

    “One of the most explosive shooter series of all time”

    A Switch eShop listing for Serious Sam Collection has revealed that the shooter compilation will be heading to Nintendo’s platform next week. As spotted by Nintendo Everything, the listing reveals that players will get their hands on Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter, Serious Sam HD: The…

    • 21 hours ago
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Exit The Gungeon’s Hello To Arms Update Adds New Guns, Items, Modes And Much More

    And it’s out later this week!

    The elevator action game Exit the Gungeon will be receiving a brand new update later this week. The ‘Hello to Arms’ update adds new guns and items, a new Arsenal mode, new shop hubs and much more. This bullet hell dungeon climber will be arriving on Switch and multiple other platforms on 13th November. This game, as…

    • 1 day ago
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • Review Seven Knights: Time Wanderer – A Tragic Waste Of Time

    Wander away from this one

    Mobile games are very different beasts to console games. That’s why when successful properties like Granblue Fantasy and Azur Lane get standalone adaptations to home computers and consoles, they tend to unfold very differently to their pocket-sized counterparts. Console players demand more depth and don’t like…

    • 22 hours ago
    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Review Carto – A Beautifully-Rendered Puzzler That Loses Its Way Too Quickly

    Mind the map

    Anyone who has ever played tile-matching, friendship-sabotaging board game Carcassonne will recognise Carto’s main mechanic: square tiles must be placed according to the patterns on each side. If the patterns match the edge of another tile, they can be placed next to each other; a forest tile must border another forest tile, a desert…

    • 18 hours ago
    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • News GTA Publisher Take-Two Is Buying UK Veteran Codemasters

    Deal will be done by early 2021

    Update: It’s happening. Take-Two has confirmed that it is indeed buying Codemasters for £759 million (US$994 million). The deal should be done by the first quarter of 2021. Take-Two boss Strauss Zelnick has said the following about the deal: We are exceedingly pleased to announce this recommended transaction with…

  • Video Nintendo Shares Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Course Creation Tips

    Feeling stuck?

    Amazingly, Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit has already been out in the wild for almost a month now, and we’re sure plenty of you have been building all sorts of crazy courses around your homes – probably annoying your cats in the process. If you’re feeling a little stuck and are in need of some inspiration, though, the video above…

    • 23 hours ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario Kart
    • Video
  • News Pokémon Center Online Store Finally Expands By Launching In Canada

    Europe next, please!

    And oh look, it’s opened just in time for Christmas! The Pokémon Company International has finally decided to open up its Pokémon Center online store to a new region, with the site now officially being available in Canada. Previously a US-only affair, the Pokémon Center has been selling a wonderful variety of high-quality,…

    • 18 hours ago
    • Pokemon
    • Merchandise
  • News Billion Road To Receive Physical Switch Release, Will Be Distributed By LRG

    Pre-orders opening soon

    The folks over at Limited Run Games have announced they’ll be distributing physical copies of Acttil’s Billion Road for the Nintendo Switch. This upcoming hard-copy release will be available for pre-order later today on 10th November and will be up for a total of four weeks. Here’s the official announcement via Twitter:…

    • 1 day ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Limited Run Games
  • News Good-Feel’s Twin-Stick Shooter Monkey Barrels Is Getting A Physical Switch Release

    Pre-orders now live!

    Nicalis has announced that Monkey Barrels, Good-Feel’s twin-stick shooter which launched on Switch last November, will soon be getting a physical release. This new edition of the game will be arriving on 11th December, coming with a recommended retail price of $39.99. It includes a full-colour instruction manual and a…

    • 1 day ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Guide Best Nintendo Christmas Gifts For 2020

    Stocking-fillers for the Nintendo gamer in your life

    Yes, we’re well into November now and we can see Black Friday and Cyber Monday peeking over the horizon, and beyond that the rush of December and Holiday 2020! Perhaps you already managed to sort out a few Nintendo-related gifts for our nearest and dearest this holiday season — bearing in mind…

    • 1 day ago
    • Guides
    • Christmas
    • Deals
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Features

Monday9th Nov 2020

  • Random This Human-Sized Metapod Cocoon Is The Accessory 2020 Deserves

    Just… wow

    2020 will be remembered for a lot of things, and one of these things will no doubt be this incredible Metapod onesie-cushion-bed-thing that can fit actual humans inside of it. As part of Bandai’s ‘Premium’ range, this Metapod cocoon is made of polyester and is approximately five feet long. The product listing encourages potential buyers…

  • Random New Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Mod Aims To Restore Hyrule Age Of Calamity Style

    Breath of the Wild, but 100 years ago

    Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity may be just around the corner, but Zelda fans are already taking things into their own hands to experience Hyrule in a whole new light. As fans of the series will likely know, the upcoming Hyrule Warriors game will let us see the world of Zelda: Breath of the Wild as it was 100…

    • 2 days ago
    • Legend of Zelda
    • Mods
    • Random
  • Hands On Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Makes You Wish You Didn’t Know How It Ends

    Breath of the Wild prequel makes a strong first impression

    Silence, they say, is golden, and while Hyrule’s own golden boy hasn’t had much to say for many years now — beyond the odd ‘hyaaa!’ or ‘eurghhh!’ — the motormouth cast of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity highlight Link’s stoic silence all the more. These characters spoke a lot in Breath…

    • 2 days ago
    • Preview
    • Hands On
    • Impressions
    • Legend of Zelda
  • Poll Which Will Be Your Second Console – PS5 Or Xbox Series X?

    Will it be “Wii-60” all over again?

    While we’re firmly focused on the world of Nintendo here, we’re not totally oblivious to events elsewhere in the industry – and this week sees the commencement of the next-gen war as both Sony and Microsoft prepare to launch their respective systems. The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X promise to deliver 4K…

    • 2 days ago
    • Polls
    • Xbox Series X
    • PS5
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Video Animal Crossing: New Horizons Trailer Shows Us What’s New In November

    The latest island goings-on

    Autumn really is in full swing right now in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and this latest trailer from Nintendo shows off what you can expect to enjoy throughout this month. In the bugs and fish department, you’ll be able to get your hands on the blowfish, damselfly, and more, and those pesky mushrooms can still be…

    • 2 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Video
  • News The Game Boy Is Getting A New Wonder Boy And Ys-Inspired Adventure

    Say hello to Coria and the Sunken City

    Remember when we recently reported on the fact that the Game Boy was getting a brand-new RPG title in 2020? Well, if that brought a smile to your face, then you’re going to be very pleased to hear that the plucky little console (and its more powerful sibling, the Game Boy Color) is getting another new release…

  • Review Tropico 6 – This Enjoyable Empire-Building Epic Comes With A Few Technical Niggles

    The great dictator

    You’d be forgiven for thinking that a city builder/sim game such as Tropico 6 might be a poor fit for the Switch. A huge number of systems at play, an archipelago’s worth of individually tracked citizens… it’s something of a recipe for compromise. And, sure enough, there are compromises here – but far fewer than you may…

    • 2 days ago
    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
  • UK Charts Animal Crossing Retakes Second, But Pikmin 3 Sees Disappointing Drop

    Switch-only titles take six of top ten

    UK chart data is now in for the week ending 7th November, revealing that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has managed to jump back into second place. Animal Crossing, alongside fellow evergreen smash hit Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, both see small rises in the pecking order this week as they overtake Ubisoft’s Watch…

    • 2 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Pikmin
    • Charts
    • UK
  • Mini Review Mad Rat Dead – A Delightful Mix Of Rhythm Action And Platforming

    Rodent rave

    There’s one thing that really stood out to us when we started getting to grips with Mad Rat Dead: this game is cool. Everything about it, from the stylish visuals to the sublime soundtrack, screams attitude, and the devs have done a remarkable job in conveying this feeling without going overboard. If you’re a sucker for rhythm games,…

    • 2 days ago
    • Mini Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Platformer Landflix Odyssey Has You Trapped Inside The TV Shows Of A Streaming Service

    The side effects of binge watching

    Developed and published by Fantastico Studio, Landflix Odyssey is an action-platformer that’ll transport you inside a variety of TV shows. And yes, it’s coming to Switch. In the game, you’ll be taking on the role of Larry, a lazy binge-watcher who finds himself trapped inside Netfl– erm, Landflix after using a…

    • 2 days ago
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News LEGO Shares Animal Crossing: New Horizons Designs Inspired By Its New ‘DOTS’ Range

    Give your in-game home a makeover

    If you’re looking to give your Animal Crossing: New Horizons home a much-needed makeover, why not try out these new, artsy designs from LEGO? Celebrating this year’s LEGO DOTS launch – a new 2D tile concept that hopes to spark new ways for kids and big kids alike to get creative – the company has shared a…

    • 2 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • LEGO

Sunday8th Nov 2020

  • Guide Where To Pre-Order Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros.

    Beat the scalpers

    Much like the NES and SNES Mini before it, the dinky Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. is sure to be a collectors item and hard to get unless you put in a pre-order as soon as humanly possible. Naughty scalpers are sure to have a field day with this one! Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. arrives in stores very soon on November…

    • 3 days ago
    • Guides
    • Mario
    • Retro
    • Game and Watch
  • News Switch Version Of Ubisoft’s Prince Of Persia Remake Resurfaces Online

    But will it make the Switch?

    In September, the long-rumoured Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake was officially announced for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. While there was no formal mention of a Nintendo release, a Ubisoft Twitter account at the time posted and then removed a tweet making reference to a Switch version. Pre-orders for a…

    • 3 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Ubisoft
  • News Scott Pilgrim VS. The World: The Game – Complete Edition Rated By PEGI

    Available “holiday 2020”

    One pleasant surprise during the Ubisoft Forward broadcast back in September was the announcement Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition (including Knives Chau and Wallace Wells downloadable content) would be coming to the Switch and multiple other platforms this

    • 3 days ago
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Ubisoft
    • PEGI
  • Feature How A Donkey Kong Clone Almost Scuppered Nintendo’s Ambitions In The West

    This Kong be CRAZY

    The following feature is an excerpt from Ken Horowitz’s excellent Beyond Donkey Kong: A History of Nintendo Arcade Games and has been reproduced here with the kind permission of both Horowitz and the publisher. 1981’s arcade smash-hit Donkey Kong created a surge in revenue that lifted Nintendo’s prospects for its North…

    • 3 days ago
    • Features
    • Retro
    • Donkey Kong
  • News Nintendo Will Remain “King” Of Japan Over The Next Years, Says Game Industry Consultant

    Widespread appeal of Switch makes it an unstoppable force

    Bloomberg recently published a story about Microsoft setting its sights on Japan as the next console battleground. Fortunately, according to one game industry consultant, it’s not expected to have any impact on Nintendo – at least in the near future. As noted by Bloomberg, Nintendo’s…

    • 3 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo
    • Japan
  • News Kingdom Hearts: Melody Of Memory Complete List Of Songs Revealed

    Listen up!

    Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory arrives on the Switch next week and if you’re a long-time fan of the series, you’re probably eager to find out what the song list looks like in the full game. Well, today is your lucky day – with ResetEra user Chaserjoey sharing what is described as the “complete list of songs” for this upcoming…

    • 3 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Kingdom Hearts
    • Square Enix
    • Disney
  • Review Crimzon Clover – World EXplosion – Another Must-Have Shmup For Your Switch

    Roll out the crimson carpet for this bullet hell classic

    Yotsubane’s Crimzon Clover has had quite the journey over the past decade. Beginning as a homemade doujin soft distributed back in 2010, it received an arcade port in Japan in 2013, which was followed by another version for Windows, distributed internationally, a year later. Now, it’s been…

    • 3 days ago
    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • News Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate Appears To Be Getting A Physical Release On Switch In The UK

    And you can pre-order it now

    Although there’s been no mention of the Switch version of Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate receiving a physical release in North America, the game appears to be getting a hard-copy release on the hybrid system in the UK (and seemingly other parts of Europe). A listing for a physical version – including

    • 3 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mortal Kombat
    • Europe
  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel #67 – F-Zero

    From zero to F-Zero

    Welcome to Box Art Brawl, the weekly vote to find out which of two or more regional box art variants has what it takes to win your hearts and minds. Last time we boarded the Halloween train with a trio of Resident Evil 0 covers. While Japan and North America scarpered to lock themselves in the WC when the ticket man came, the…

    • 3 days ago
    • Poll
    • Box Art Brawl
    • Retro
    • SNES

Saturday7th Nov 2020

  • News Mass Effect Legendary Edition Isn’t Coming To Switch After All

    We’re out of luck

    Update: Well, that’s official, then – the Switch is missing out. Mass Effect Legendary Edition has been confirmed for current-gen Sony and Microsoft consoles (and PC) with next-gen enhancements on the way, but there’s no love for Nintendo’s console in this instance. Original Story [Tue 22nd Sep, 2020 10:45 BST]: The heavily…

    • 4 days ago
    • Rumour
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Bandai Namco Hosting Super Switch eShop Sale, Games For Under $15 (North America)

    Dragon Ball, Mr. Driller and more!

    Bandai Namco is currently running a Switch eShop sale in North America. It’s offering a selection of games under $15. There’s are all sorts of games up from grabs including Dragon Ball titles and even Katamari and Mr. Driller. Below is the full list (courtesy of Nintendo Everything):

    • 4 days ago
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Bandai Namco
    • Sales
    • North America
  • Review Jurassic World Evolution: Complete Edition – A Murder Park Simulator With Bite

    Life Finds A Way!

    Ever since Steven Spielberg first made the stunning discovery of the existence of dinosaurs back in the summer of 1993 (they certainly didn’t exist before then, right?), the human race has been enraptured by the power and majesty of these mysterious, magnificent beasts. In the immediate aftermath of Spielberg’s Oscar-winning find,…

    • 4 days ago
    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • News Two Of Grasshopper’s Older Games Are Being Released On Switch Next Year

    No word on a western release just yet

    Earlier this year in May, the legendary video game designer Suda51 mentioned how he would be interested in releasing some of Grasshopper Manufacture’s older titles on the Nintendo Switch. One of the games he mentioned at the time that had a “more realistic” chance of coming to the hybrid system was…

    • 4 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Suda51
    • Japan
  • News Bandai Namco’s Tales Series To Celebrate 25th Anniversary With Special Broadcast

    What announcements await?

    This year, Bandai Namco’s Tales of series celebrates its 25th anniversary! The first entry for Super Famicom was released on 15th December, 1995. After 25 years, it has got quite the history – with a long list of mainline entries, sequels and spin-offs released over time. To celebrate this milestone, Bandai Namco is…

    • 4 days ago
    • Bandai Namco
    • Anniversary
  • Random Ball Guy Is Getting His Very Own Pokémon Trading Card

    Flex those muscles

    One of the most memorable characters in Pokémon Sword and Shield is Ball Guy – a mascot for the Galar region Pokémon League. Each time you meet up with him throughout your journey, he gives you a different type of Poké Ball. It seems he’ll be going beyond the video game very soon, as he’s making an appearance in the upcoming…

    • 4 days ago
    • Random
    • Pokemon
    • Sword and Shield
    • TCG
  • News Fire Emblem: Three Houses Is Now The Best-Selling Entry In The Entire Series

    Another Switch success story

    Nintendo’s latest sales data reveals Fire Emblem: Three Houses has now shifted 3.02 million units worldwide. This makes it the best-selling entry in the entire Fire Emblem series as of June this year. It’s taken the crown from Fire Emblem Fates on the 3DS. Yesterday, it was also revealed how Paper Mario: The Origami…

    • 4 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Fire Emblem
    • Sales
  • Site News Nintendo Life Turns 15 Today

    Teenage Kicks

    Today marks fifteen years since our Nintendo Life began, and five years since I wrote about our ten-year anniversary, which feels like only yesterday. Back in 2015, Nintendo was teasing us with NX and games for mobile phones as interest really started to wain in the criminally-misunderstood Wii U. We woul

    • 4 days ago
    • Site News
    • Anniversary
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (November 7th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    It’s been another busy week with plenty of new data from Nintendo revealing that the Switch has now outsold the NES, that Super Mario 3D All-Stars sold over 5 million copies in just 12 days, and even an updated list of

    • 4 days ago
    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features

Friday6th Nov 2020

  • News Sega Asks 650 Employees To ‘Voluntarily Retire’, Cuts Executive Salaries

    Expects to record 10bn yen in extraordinary losses

    Following this week’s news that Sega Sammy is set to sell the majority of its shares in Sega Entertainment, the company has now announced that it is asking 650 employees to ‘voluntarily retire’ and will slash the salaries of top executives. The company, formed by a merger of both Sega and Sammy in…

    • 5 days ago
    • Sega
    • Industry
    • Coronavirus
  • News Hori Releases Accessibility Controller For The Nintendo Switch

    Everyone can play

    Following in the footsteps of Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive controller, Japanese accessory manufacturer Hori has released its very own accessibility controller designed for the Nintendo Switch. Introducing the Nintendo licensed “HORI Flex” Switch and joystick interface. As you can see, it’s got all sorts of inputs, and can be wired to…

    • 5 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Hori
    • Accessories
    • Japan
  • Reminder Pokémon Sword And Shield’s Physical DLC Bundles Are Available Starting Today

    Base game and all DLC included

    Update: As a quick reminder, the physical Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass bundles are now available for purchase. You can find both games available from the Nintendo UK Store for £76.99 each below, with more Galar region merch also available, or you can get them slightly cheaper at Amazon: Sword UK / Shield…

    • 5 days ago
    • Reminder
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pokemon
    • Upcoming Releases
    • DLC
  • News The “Brand-New” Dizzy Game Is A Remake, And It’s Included Free With FUZE4 Nintendo Switch

    Egg-citing news!

    Update: The ‘new game’ is actually Fast Food Dizzy, a remake created especially using game design package FUZE4 Nintendo Switch. Fast Food Dizzy originally launched on the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Amiga and Atari ST home computer systems back in 1989. The game is included for free with FUZE, and it even…

    • 5 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Review Descenders – An Addictive Downhill Dash Of A Roguelite You’ll Want To Check Out

    Roguebike

    RageSquid’s Descenders, which originally released into early access on PC all the way back in 2018, has always felt like it could be a pretty good fit for the pick-up-and-play nature of Nintendo Switch. A unique roguelite offering that swaps the dingy dungeon combat usually favoured by the genre for viciously fast downhill biking, its…

    • 5 days ago
    • Reviews
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Crysis Remastered On Switch Updated To Version 1.5.0, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Improved performance and a lot of bug fixes

    Updated: The Switch version of Crysis Remastered has received yet another update. This one bumps it up to version 1.5.0. The focus this time around is on improved game performance, and alongside this we’ve got a lot of bug fixes. One was even causing the frame rate to drop in the last fight on Exodus…

    • 5 days ago
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • Feature Best Point And Click Adventure Games For Nintendo Switch

    For the clicks

    In the years since launch, Nintendo Switch has hosted games from across the genres, including an array of old-school point and click adventure games — a genre which flourished on PCs in the old days and one which Nintendo’s hybrid console offers a convenient way to play. The system’s touchscreen makes it an ideal match for games…

    • 5 days ago
    • Features
    • Guides
    • Best Switch Games
    • Switch Essentials
  • News Bug Fables Version 1.1 Is Now Live – New Bosses, Quests And Much More

    Full patch notes inside

    Update [Fri 6th Nov, 2020 00:25 GMT]: The new update for Bug Fables is now live. To access it, all you need to do is update your own copy of the game. Version 1.1 adds a whole bunch of “scrumptious additions”. Here’s the full message from the team along with the patch notes: Attention Insect Adventurer! You are not…

    • 5 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Pikmin?

    Calling occupants of interplanetary craft

    The release of Pikmin 3 Deluxe has seen us once again teaming up with our diminutive helpers to retrieve essential items and components and escape this strange planet we find ourselves on. The fabled Pikmin 4 might still be MIA, but this Deluxe version of the Wii U original has reminded us just how much…

    • 5 days ago
    • Quizzes
    • Nintendo
    • Pikmin
  • News Capcom Caught Up In Cyber Attack, 1TB Of Sensitive Data Allegedly Stolen

    Uh-oh!

    The Japanese video game giant Capcom – best known for series like Street Fighter, Mega Man and Monster Hunter – is the latest victim of a cyber attack. The group claiming responsibility has reportedly stolen about 1TB of sensitive data. This is said to include visa records of employees, banking details of customers, and “proprietary business…

  • News Daemon X Machina Celebrates Its First Anniversary With A New Content Update

    Version 1.4.0 has arrived

    Believe it or not, but Daemon X Machina is now a year old. To celebrate, Marvelous has released an anniversary update. As previously revealed, you’ll get new items, gear, suits and even a mission. Here’s the full rundown (courtesy of Gematsu) along with the details from

    • 5 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • News The Origami King Is Now The Fastest-Selling Paper Mario Game Ever

    Super Paper Mario has been dethroned

    In Nintendo’s latest six-month earnings report, it was revealed Paper Mario: The Origami King sold 2.82 million copies in less than three months. So how does this compare to previous entries in the series? Following in the footsteps of a lot of other first-party Nintendo releases this generation, it means The…

    • 5 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Paper Mario
    • Sales
  • News Fittingly, Tropico 6 Has Just Launched On Nintendo Switch

    “Optimised for on-the-go and docked play”

    If current events haven’t made you feel tense enough over the past few days, the political “dictator simulator” Tropico 6 is now available to buy on Nintendo Switch. Yes, the construction, management and political sim – which was actually shown off in last week’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase –…

    • 5 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Indie World Showcase Star Raji: An Ancient Epic Gets A Welcome Update On Switch

    A ‘large number of issues” have been fixed

    Raji: An Ancient Epic, which surprise-launched on Switch back in August following an Indie World Showcase presentation, has just been updated on Nintendo’s platform. The patch fixes a “large number of issues” that were reported to the development team through player feedback, hoping to add new optimisation…

    • 5 days ago
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • Mini Review YesterMorrow – A Time-Travelling Novelty Which Grows Old, Fast

    Great Scott!

    On paper, YesterMorrow is a really neat concept for a game. A side-scrolling adventure, its main twist is the ability to jump between two separate timelines, spaced several years apart. You play as Yui, a young girl whose life is thrown into disrepair after her home is destroyed and her family kidnapped by ‘Shadows’ during the…

    • 5 days ago
    • Mini Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • News Here’s Every Song Included In Fuser’s Soundtrack At Launch

    100+ songs will feature in total

    Harmonix has the lifted the lid on the final batch of songs set to be included in Fuser, the upcoming rhythm action game that has you mixing and slicing a variety of songs together to form your own musical creations. These newly-revealed songs can be seen alongside everything previously revealed below. The game will…

    • 5 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Adorable Multiplayer Brawler Cake Bash Cooks Up A November Release On Switch

    Fight to be the tastiest cake

    Publisher Coatsink and developers High Tea Frog have announced that Cake Bash, a four-player party game where you quite literally bash each other as cakes, will launch on Nintendo Switch on 19th November. The game launched on a variety of other platforms last month and was received fairly well by critics, so it’s good…

    • 5 days ago
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

Thursday5th Nov 2020

  • News Nintendo Reconfirms Release Windows For Major Switch Games, With Plenty Being ‘TBA’

    Nintendo’s current release schedule

    As you’ll have no doubt guessed if you’ve been browsing our home page this morning, Nintendo has kicked our news department into gear by releasing its latest financial earnings report. While it might be a lot of work for us poor souls, it does mean that we also get an updated list of confirmed future releases…

    • 6 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Here Are The Top Ten Best-Selling Nintendo Switch Games As Of September 2020

    It’s a very familiar list

    Nintendo has provided updated sales figures for its best-selling games on Switch, giving us a great look at which titles have performed the best since the console launched back in 2017. Animal Crossing: New Horizons continues to sell like hotcakes – it actually managed to shift 14.27 million units between April and…

    • 6 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales Figures
  • Review No More Heroes – A Crude And Madcap Anime Nightmare That Deserves Your Attention

    I, I will be king

    No More Heroes is gross. It’s a sleazy, grimy, ugly game with an indefensible moral vacuum of a protagonist in leering otaku Travis Touchdown. And it’s absolutely brilliant. Essentially a hack n’ slash title with some open-world elements, No More Heroes rises above its often-pedestrian gameplay with an overflowing reservoir…

    • 6 days ago
    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Video 11 Exciting New Games Coming To Nintendo Switch In November

    …and the Game & Watch!

    It’s that time of the year where you’ve probably already got a backlog of games and now more are on the way. Oh, dear! As we get closer to the end of 2020 – a year like no other, the month of November has something for everyone. There’s a range of quality games coming out this month that cover just about every genre you…

    • 6 days ago
    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News The Top Ten Best-Selling Games For Wii U, 3DS, Wii And DS (As Of September 2020)

    Mario Kart still reigns supreme

    Earlier today, we shared an updated list of the top ten best-selling Nintendo Switch games of all time, but how are the likes of the Wii U and 3DS doing, and even the Wii and DS before those? Well, it just so happens that Nintendo has also provided up-to-date figures for its best-selling games on those platforms. As…

    • 6 days ago
    • Wii U
    • 3DS
    • Wii
    • DS
    • Sales Figures
  • News Sega Sammy Set To Sell Majority Of Sega Entertainment

    Game over, man

    It’s been a rough year for Sega Sammy, and as a result of some “extraordinary losses” due to the impacts of coronavirus, it will sell the majority of its shares in Sega Entertainment to Japanese amusement rental firm, Genda – a company with a “strong desire” to expand the arcade sector in Japan. Speaking to shareholders earlier…

    • 6 days ago
    • Sega
    • Arcade
    • Industry
    • Japan
  • Guide Handmade Nintendo Christmas Gifts – 2020

    A crafted world, indeed

    Are you making an early start on your Christmas shopping this year? Probably a good idea given one thing and another. Fortunately, there are plenty of Nintendo-related gifts for your loved ones that are only a click away this holiday season. From Nintendo-branded ugly Christmas sweaters to all the games and accessories they…

    • 6 days ago
    • Guides
    • Nintendo
    • Gifts
    • Christmas
  • Review No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle – A Confident Sequel And One Of Grasshopper’s Best

    No, MORE Heroes!

    Bigger. Better. More. Not exactly the watchwords of the original, shockingly audacious No More Heroes, with its minimal content stretched out across the sweeping, empty landscape of Santa Destroy, memorable for its sheer desolation and entirely in keeping with its satirical take on the “open-world game”. But, as Grasshopper’s…

    • 6 days ago
    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Japanese Charts Pikmin 3 Deluxe Takes Top Spot As Switch Sales Reach 13 Million

    Another impressive week

    Famitsu’s Japanese chart figures are now in for 26th October – 1st November, revealing that Pikmin 3 Deluxe has debuted at the top of the pile. The game sold an estimated 171,349 physical copies in its opening week which – according to Astris Advisory Japan founder, David Gibson – puts it ahead of the Wii U original for…

    • 6 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Pikmin
    • Charts
    • Japan
  • News It’s Official, Drawn To Life: Two Realms Launches On Switch Next Month

    A “revitalisation” of the series

    Earlier this week, a Taiwanese rating and a leaked trailer seemed to give the game away on a new, upcoming title in the Drawn to Life series. Now, we have official confirmation that the game is the real deal. Drawn To Life: Two Realms, described as “a revitalisation of the beloved franchise and modern continuation…

    • 6 days ago
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News 20 Nintendo Switch Titles Sold Over A Million Copies Between April And September

    Animal Crossing leads the charge

    Nintendo has revealed that 20 games available on Switch have already managed to sell over a million copies so far this financial year. In its six-month earning report, the company notes that 15 Nintendo-published titles and five third-party titles have sold more than a million units between April and September 2020…

    • 6 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sales Figures
  • News Kalypso Is Releasing A Commandos 2 HD Remaster On Nintendo Switch Next Month

    “one of gaming’s most celebrated masterpieces”

    Kalypso is releasing a HD remaster of the real-time tactical game Commandos 2 on the Nintendo Switch next month. This title was originally released on PC in 2001 and sees you take control of an elite group of Allied commandos as they go behind enemy lines during World War II to complete a series of…

    • 6 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Super Mario 3D All-Stars Sold 5.21 Million Copies In Just 12 Days

    That’s a lot of sales

    Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Nintendo’s recent compilation of three classic Mario platformers, had a very strong start to life on the market – even if it couldn’t beat Animal Crossing: New Horizon’s tremendous early sales. The game shifted a whopping 5.21 million copies between 18th September (its launch date) and 30th…

    • 6 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Super Mario
    • Sales Figures
  • News Dragon Quest Creator Promises “All Sorts Of Announcements” For 35th Anniversary

    Taking place in 2021

    Next year, Square Enix’s long-running JRPG series Dragon Quest turns 35 years old. So, what can we expect? According to the creator, Yuji Horii, there’ll be all sorts of announcements. Here’s exactly what he had to say at this year’s Dragon Quest X Fall Festival about the upcoming anniversary: “Next year, Dragon Quest will…

    • 6 days ago
    • Square Enix
    • Dragon Quest
    • Yuji Horii
  • Guides Nintendo Christmas 2020 Gift Ideas – Art Prints And Posters

    Brighten up your wall with these charming Nintendo posters

    What to buy for your loved ones this Christmas? It’s a tricky one for sure. Perhaps one of these lovely Nintendo art prints or posters would do the trick… or you could even get one for yourself — 2020 has been a rough one, after all, and we’d hazard a guess that you deserve it! Zavvi…

    • 6 days ago
    • Guides
    • Christmas
    • Nintendo
  • Nintendo Download 5th November (North America)

    Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, FUSER & Chicken Police!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it’s bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop – Highlights: Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin…

    • 6 days ago
    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • North America
  • Nintendo Download 5th November (Europe)

    Tropico 6! Jurassic World Evolution! TENS! Descenders!

    The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it’s bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail eShop – New Releases: Café Enchanté…

    • 6 days ago
    • Nintendo Download
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • News Win Mario, Smash And Splatoon Medals By Competing In These In-Game Events (Europe)

    Think you’re good enough?

    Nintendo is offering top players the chance to walk away with these lovely collectable medals, and all you have to do is play some games from the comfort of your own home. Over the coming months, in-game events in Super Mario Maker 2, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 will give players the chance to win. 100 medals…

    • 6 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Europe
  • Gallery Another Look At Kingdom Hearts: Melody Of Memory Ahead Of Its Release

    A Kingdom Hearts game like no other

    One of the many exciting games arriving on the Nintendo Switch this month is Square Enix’s rhythm-action game, Kingdom Hearts: Melody Of Memory. To help promote this upcoming release, a bunch of new screenshots have been released – revealing a little bit more about the game. If you would like to try before you…

    • 6 days ago
    • Gallery
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Square Enix
  • Mini Review TENS! – Immediately Accessible Puzzle Action

    Get ready for sum fun

    For many, maths (or math, for you folks over the pond) isn’t always the most therapeutic of exercises. It can be downright perplexing at times, and if you don’t have a natural aptitude for numbers (like this writer), then frustration can set in quickly. It’s good, then, that TENS! – from developer Kwalee – doesn’t…

    • 6 days ago
    • Mini Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • News Bullish Nintendo Boosts Sales Forecast Amid “Strong Switch Momentum”

    “The Switch production situation has now completely recovered”

    Nintendo has defied tradition to raise its financial forecasts midway through the current fiscal year, citing increased demand for Switch hardware and software during a period which has been marked by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Nintendo is now confidently predicting that it will…

    • 6 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Nintendo’s FY 2021 Digital Sales Have Risen 139.4% Compared To Last Year

    Digital sales hit 171.5 billion yen

    Nintendo has had an impressive start across the board in the current financial year, but its digital business stands out as one of the areas that has seen the largest increase year-on-year. The company has reported that “the growth in sales of downloadable versions of packaged software for Nintendo Switch, as…

    • 6 days ago
    • Nintendo
    • Sales Figures

Wednesday4th Nov 2020

  • News A New Drawn To Life Game Has Been Rated For The Nintendo Switch

    Update: And now the trailer and release date has leaked

    Update [Wed 4th Nov, 2020 02:05 GMT]: More evidence of a new Drawn to Life game has surfaced online. Following on from the rating in Taiwan along with the game’s box art, the reveal trailer has now been leaked ahead of schedule. The clip gives us a look at the gameplay, and at the end, says it…

    • Wed 4th Nov 2020
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Ratings
  • News Switch Emulator Adds Online Support, Then Loses It Double-Quick In Embarrassing U-Turn

    “We apologize to our community for the confusion”

    This week, the development team behind Switch emulator yuzu added support for online multiplayer. However, a week later, the function has been removed from the emulator – with no reason given by the developers. The following message was posted on a blog relating to the emulator: We are saddened…

    • Wed 4th Nov 2020
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Modding
  • News The Latest Update For Borderlands 2 On Nintendo Switch Is Crashing The Game

    Crashlands

    Yesterday, Gearbox and 2K rolled out a new update for Borderlands 2 on the Nintendo Switch. It adds a field of view slider, makes some adjustments to fast travel, and also marks the release of the fifth campaign add-on – Commander Lilith & the Fight for Sanctuary – on the Switch eShop. Unfortunately, many players have been…

    • Wed 4th Nov 2020
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Updates
  • News Gal*Gun Returns To Bare All In Super-Limited “Birthday Suit Collector’s Edition”

    “Limited run of only 3,000 units with more CUTE and LEWD content”

    PQube and developer Inti Creates are resurrecting Bishōjo shooter Gal*Gun Returns for Switch, and they’ve just announced a 3,000 unit run of a limited-edition “Birthday Suit Collector’s Edition” which comes packed with “CUTE and LEWD Gal*Gun content.” Ahem. Created in partnership…

    • 7 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Talking Point What’s Your Comfort Food Game?

    When you find yourself in times of trouble

    What with one thing and another, it’s fair to say that 2020’s been a challenging year, and many of us have been retreating into digital spaces for comfort and escape in our off-hours. Whether you find comfort in an old familiar favourite, or prefer to lose yourself in something unknown, the ability to…

    • 7 days ago
    • Talking Point
    • Feature
  • News Switch Success Means Nintendo Is Set To Become Market Leader In China, Overtaking Sony

    Console gaming is on the rise in the region

    The success of the Switch in China means that Nintendo is poised to become the market leader in that region, overtaking the Sony PlayStation 4, according to a report by Niko Partners. The Chinese console market is set to hit $2.15 billion by 2024, with the total number of console gamers expected to…

    • Wed 4th Nov 2020
    • Nintendo Switch
    • China
  • Video New Monster Hunter Rise Gameplay Shows Off A Great Sword Hunt

    Get a closer look

    Capcom has shared brand new gameplay footage from the upcoming Monster Hunter Rise, giving us another look at the Great Sword in action. The footage comes from a new Capcom TV livestream, and has been reshared to YouTube by friend of Nintendo Life, Arekkz Gaming. While we’ve already seen some Great Sword gameplay in the new title…

    • 7 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Video
  • News Cyberpunk Parkour Game Ghostrunner Speeds Onto Switch Next Week

    Release date confirmed

    Co-publishers All In! Games and 505 Games have announced that Ghostrunner, a cyberpunk parkour game described as “AAA quality”, will be launching on Switch next week on 10th November. It was originally planned to hit the eShop in October alongside its launch on other platforms, but

    • 7 days ago
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • Random Hmm, That’s An Odd Name For A Bakugan Attack

    Anything but super effective

    As you might have heard, Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia has just been released on the Nintendo Switch. We described it as an attempt to “shoehorn the long-running franchise into a Pokémon Let’s Go-style affair” for younger players that failed miserably with zero care or charm. If that wasn’t already enough of a red…

    • Wed 4th Nov 2020
    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News Leisure Suit Larry – Wet Dreams Dry Twice Comes To Switch Next Spring

    “You may just end up soaked to the bone!”

    Note: The following trailer contains mature, sexual imagery. Assemble Entertainment and developer CrazyBunch have revealed that Leisure Suit Larry – Wet Dreams Dry Twice is headed to Nintendo Switch next spring. Also arriving on other consoles, this new port follows a successful launch on Steam last…

    • 7 days ago
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Monster-Summoning Roguelike Sword Of The Necromancer Gets Anime-Style Opening Cinematic

    Free demo appears on Steam

    A brand new video has been released for Sword of the Necromancer, showing off the game’s anime-inspired opening cinematic trailer. Made by Sunshine Animation Studio, the trailer gives us a quick tease of the game’s story and the enemies you’ll face ahead of the game’s launch this December. A free ‘prologue’ version of the…

    • Wed 4th Nov 2020
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Rune Factory 4 Online Trial Is Now Live Outside Of Japan

    Update: Live in the UK now, too

    Update: We can now confirm that this trial is now live in the UK as well. Original Story [Sat 31st Oct, 2020 16:30 GMT]: Rune Factory 5 might be coming out next year, but have you played Rune Factory 4 Special on the Nintendo Switch yet? We praised this definitive version of the game, awarding it nine out of ten…

    • Wed 4th Nov 2020
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Switch eShop
    • Japan
  • Mini Review Touhou Spell Bubble – A Puzzle Bobble Sequel In All But Name

    Taito hops onto the Touhou Project

    The Touhou Project is one of the most noteworthy success stories of independent game development there has ever been. Since 1995, creator Jun’ya “ZUN” Ōta has self-published 22 games in the series – and over the course of that period, there have been numerous spin-off games created by fans of the series who want…

    • 7 days ago
    • Mini Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • News A Remaster Of TY The Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue Is In The Works For Consoles

    More news to come next year

    If this year’s TY the Tasmanian Tiger HD remaster wasn’t enough for you, you’ll be pleased to hear that a new console release of TY The Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue – originally released on GameCube – is also in the works. Krome Studios, the team responsible for bringing the original game to Switch and other…

    • 7 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News It Looks Like There’ll Be A Demo For Puyo Puyo Tetris 2

    Drop in

    One game on its way to the Nintendo Switch this December is Puyo Puyo Tetris 2. If you’re still not entirely convinced you need a sequel in your life, it looks like there’ll be a demo released – allowing you to try before you buy. This information comes from a listing for a Puyo Puyo 2 demo on Gamstat – a website that tracks the PlayStation…

    • Wed 4th Nov 2020
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
    • Demo
  • News Wales Interactive Shares Switch Release Dates For Maid Of Sker And Five Dates

    We don’t have long to wait!

    Publisher Wales Interactive has shared release dates for two upcoming titles heading to Switch. Stealth survival horror game Maid of Sker will be launching on 26th November, while interactive rom-com Five Dates arrives one week earlier on the 17th. If you’re wanting to learn more about these two games, we have gameplay…

    • 7 days ago
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Knights & Guns Brings A Mash-Up Of Shmup And Pang-Style Action To Switch Early Next Year

    When swords are not enough…

    Baltoro Games – the same publisher behind Urban Flow, Moto Rush GT and the Paratopic Switch port. – have just announced Knights & Guns for the Nintendo Switch. It’s described as a mash-up between shmup and pang-style games, inspired by a number of classics and developed with a modern audience in mind. You’ll take…

    • Wed 4th Nov 2020
    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Image & Form Reminds Us That It’s Making More SteamWorld Games

    “We’re not ruling out sequels”

    In this new era of gaming on Switch, indie games are being loved and appreciated more than ever before, but one indie franchise that’s always been popular with Nintendo fans is the excellent SteamWorld series from Image & Form. The SteamWorld games have been a hit with Nintendo’s audience since the Wii U and 3DS…

    • Wed 4th Nov 2020
    • Image & Form
    • SteamWorld
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News YouTube Personality Boris The Slav King Is Getting His Own Game, And It’s Coming To Switch

    Stay Cheeki Breeki

    Sometimes you stumble across an upcoming Switch eShop game and it absolutely confuses the hell out of you. The upcoming game Life of Boris: Super Slav by Lithuanian publisher SneakyBox would be one such title. In the game, you jump into the ‘hilarious’ world of YouTube personality Boris the Slav King, who has 3.2 million subs to…

    • 7 days ago
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases

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