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TodaySun, 5th Apr 2020

  • News SNK Gals Fighters Gets Rated For The Nintendo Switch In South Korea

    A Neo Geo Pocket Color revival

    The Neo Geo Pocket Color exclusive 'SNK Gals' Fighters' has been rated for the Nintendo Switch in South Korea and officially confirmed by the Korean Game Rating and Administration Committee. The game was first released in the year 2000 and is a one-on-one fighting game with a 2D chibi art style. The all-female SNK...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • SNK
    • Neo Geo
    • Retro
  • News You'll Be Able To Buy The Borderlands And Bioshock Games Separately On The Switch eShop

    Or you can stick with the collections

    Last week, during Nintendo's Mini Direct presentation, the publisher 2K confirmed it would be releasing the Bioshock: The Collection, XCOM 2: Collection and Borderlands Legendary Collection on the Switch. All of these are coming to the hybrid system on 29th May. It sounds fantastic

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases
    • 2K

YesterdaySat, 4th Apr 2020

  • News Cooking Mama's New Game Has Been Pulled From The Switch eShop And Nobody Knows Why

    Physical copies are also hard to find

    Cooking Mama appears to have gone missing. According to a lengthy report from IGN, her new game – Cooking Mama: Cookstar – was released on the US Switch eShop last week, but has since been pulled. This extends to multiple other regions including the UK and Australia and supposedly applies to copies of the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Cooking Mama
  • Random Modder Guts A Nintendo GameCube And Turns It Into A Modern Gaming PC

    The power button and controllers still work

    We're used to seeing console and PC mods but this design is a little different. The YouTube channel Tech by Matt decided to gut a Nintendo GameCube and turn it into a fully-functioning gaming PC. While not everyone will agree with this decision, the system – to be fair – is described as a broken one...

    • Random
    • Retro
    • GameCube
  • Video 11 Exciting New Games Coming To Nintendo Switch In April

    Plenty to choose from

    Following on from the games like Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon, DOOM 64. Saint's Row IV: Relected, the month of April appea

    • Video
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Xenoblade Studio Monolith Soft Actually Helped Out With Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Embracing island life

    Here's something you probably didn't know, Monolith Soft – the talented company behind the Xenoblade Chronicles series – helped out with Animal Crossing: New Horizons. No, this isn't some late April Fool's joke, it's all according to a new listing on the Japanese developer's website. Unfortunately, there are no extra...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Monolith Soft
    • Xenoblade Chronicles
  • News Port Specialist Virtuos Ready To Help Bring Next-Gen PlayStation And Xbox Titles To Nintendo Switch

    "we are charged up and full of talent"

    Port specialist Virtuos has made quite a name for itself during the Switch generation - helping bring across games like Starlink: Battle for Atlas, Dark Souls: Remastered and L.A. Noire. The company's vice president of games, Elijah Freeman, has also previously told other developers not to treat Nintendo

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Virtuos
    • Industry
  • Feature Why We Think Crazy Redd Will Bring His Artwork To Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    We're Redd-y for ya, cousin

    For those who have played any of the previous entries in the Animal Crossing series, you're all-too-familiar with that crazy black market-dealing fox named Redd. Love him or hate him, he carries wares that are impossible to find anywhere else – including counterfeits and fakes. The paintings, statues and sculptures –...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Features
  • News IGN Announces Its New 'Summer Of Gaming' Digital Event, An E3 Replacement Starting This June

    Multiple third-party publishers involved

    Last month, E3 2020 was officially cancelled due to "increased and overwhelming concerns" about the coronavirus outbreak. Various video game companies, such as Nintendo, responded to the news with official statements saying they would explore other ways to engage with fans and share new announcements. Now,...

    • Industry
    • E3
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (April 4th)

    Here are our picks, but what are yours?

    What a crazy week we've had this week with a huge Switch eShop sale, ridiculous levels of Animal Crossing creativity, and even reports suggesting that 2020 is set to bring l

    • Talking Point
    • Nintendo Switch
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features
  • Mini Review Wandersong - This One Can Really Hold A Tune

    Pitch perfect

    We recently asked if there were any Switch games we'd missed which you thought were worthy of a review. Wandersong was one of the most-requested games, so there we are! They say that music heals the soul, but can it actually save the entire universe? Wandersong seems to think so. You take on the role of a passionate bard who uses his...

    • Mini Reviews
    • Switch eShop
  • Feature Ex-Rare Composers David Wise And Grant Kirkhope On Writing For Yooka-Laylee, Their Inspirations And Working From Home

    "It’s very much like being in quarantine and lockdown all the time"

    Last month music label Materia Collective put out the original soundtracks to both Yooka-Laylee and its sequel Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair on a host of digital storefronts and streaming platforms. The music from both of Playtonic Games' love letters to platformer

    • Features
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Friday3rd Apr 2020

  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update 1.1.2 Patch Notes - What's Fixed And Changed

    Update: Full patch notes now available in English

    Nintendo has just issued Animal Crossing: New Horizons update 1.1.2, which fixes some bugs found within the game since launch. (UPDATE: Version 1.1.3 has also just been released, but it's less grand than this particular update, with only a single bug fix.) The

    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • Random Please Nintendo, Animal Crossing: New Horizons Needs A Balloon Nerf Right Now

    And patch that glitch while you're at it

    Have you taken a look at the skies above your island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons recently and noticed there are continual balloon fly-overs? Well, you're not alone. There appears to have been an increased rate of balloon spawns in the lead-up to Bunny Day and it's starting to drive some players...

    • Random
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
  • Video Areas You Weren't Meant To See In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Things get weird beyond your usual line of sight

    If you're interested in game development or simply getting to see things that you're not supposed to, you'll definitely want to give this video a watch. YouTuber user Shesez has shared a new video which takes the camera of Animal Crossing: New Horizons to places that it shouldn't ordinarily go. For...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Video
  • News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update 1.1.3 Patch Notes - Update Fixes An Annoying Bug

    That was quick!

    Nintendo isn't hanging around when it comes to patching Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Only yesterday did we get Version 1.1.2 which fixed the 'villager moving out' bug, and today we've got another patch which solves the irksome problem of

    • Animal Crossing
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Updates
  • News Xbox's Phil Spencer Has "A Ton Of Respect" For Nintendo, But Is Over Rumours About Select Titles Coming To Switch

    "I'd rather be able to set more of an Xbox-level expectation for our fans"

    Nintendo and Microsoft have teamed up on a number of occasions to achieve the impossible. Last year, for example, Rare's iconic mascot Banjo-Kazooie debuted in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Along with this, was the release of games like the run 'n gun platformer Cuphead and the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xbox
    • Phil Spencer
    • Nintendo
    • Microsoft
  • News Harry Potter-Style Wizard RPG Witchbrook Gets A Fresh Look, And It's Pretty Magic

    Spellbinding

    Chucklefish's 'magical school sim' Witchbrook has a fresh new look, it has been revealed. The game – which is being developed at Chucklefish's London-based HQ – has been in development for a while now, and previously sported a top-down 2D look. That's now been replaced in favour of an isometric viewpoint which looks pretty great in...

    • Chucklefish
    • Witchbrook
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Nintendo Comments On Switch Stock Issues, Delay Situation "Has Not Changed"

    It's not looking great

    With the impact of the coronavirus having ever-increasing effects on the production and distribution of gaming hardware, getting your hands on a Nintendo Switch is now proving to be quite the challenge in some areas of the world. Major retailers across the UK and US are struggling to keep up with the demand at present, and...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Coronavirus
  • Random Pokémon's Pallet Town Looks Adorable In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    A wonderful recreation

    For most of us, creating an in-game living space that resembles anything remotely appealing is probably cause for celebration, but some Animal Crossing: New Horizons players are just painfully creative. Earlier this week, we saw someone transform their New Horizons island into a faithful recreation of The Legend of Zelda's...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Random
    • Pokemon
  • News Image & Form Gives Away 2,000 SteamWorld Games, Codes Now Sent Out To Winners

    Were you one of the lucky ones?

    Update (Fri 3rd Apr, 2020 15:30 BST): Image & Form's SteamWorld giveaway turned out to be a resounding success, with the studio reporting "tens of thousands of requests" over the qualifying period. Thanks to this, the team decided to double the number of free games being given away from 1,000 to 2,000, with all...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Image & Form
  • News These Adorable Animal Crossing Plushes Are Launching This Month

    In Japan, at least

    Just when you thought you couldn't get enough of Animal Crossing, along comes this set of adorable pushes. San-ei Boeki's Animal Crossing All-Star Collection is expected to launch in Japan at the end of this month, and you can pre-order them now. The range includes many favourites from the series. Some of these have been...

    • Animal Crossing
    • Merchandise
    • Japan
  • Random Animal Crossing's Grandma Superfan Receives Limited Edition New Horizons Switch

    And she's shared an unboxing video

    One of the best things to come out of the Animal Crossing community over the past year or so is the story of Audrey (or Audie, as she's known in-game), the now 88-year-old grandma who first rose to fame for clocking in a whopping 3,500+ hour playtime on Animal Crossing: New Leaf. She's become something of an...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Animal Crossing
    • Random
  • Review Shinsekai: Into The Depths - A Watery Twist On The Metroidvania Format

    Unsplashy adventure with hidden depths

    We shouldn't be surprised any longer when a mobile-to-Switch port turns out to be decent. There are far too many examples to list here, but just recently both Exit The Gungeon and Oddmar have acquitted themselves admirably. Even so, we're as surprised as you are to note that the latest must-have Metroidvania...

    • Reviews
    • Switch eShop
    • Shinsekai
  • Video This Incredible Fan-Made Trailer Reimagines Zelda As A Paper Mario Game

    Check this out, Nintendo

    Earlier this week, we heard some rumours about the potential revival of multiple Mario games. One, in particular, was Paper Mario. While many fans would love to see it return to form, what would it be like if Nintendo decided to turn one of its other major franchises into a paper-crafted RPG experience? On 2nd April, the...

    • Video
    • Zelda
    • Paper Mario
  • News The Super Mario LEGO Sets Could Be Arriving In North America This August

    Let's-a-go!

    For a long time now, Nintendo fans have been crying out for themed LEGO sets based on their favourite video games. While Super Mario probably wasn't the number one request, that's how this collaboration between the two famous companies will begin. Right now, apart from the initial reveal, there's been nothing officially mentioned about...

    • Super Mario
    • LEGO
    • North America
  • News Castlevania-Like Platformer Rogue Legacy Is Getting A New-Look Sequel

    Thankfully it wasn't an April Fools' joke

    Cellar Door Games has revealed that a sequel to roguelike action platformer Rogue Legacy is now in development. The announcement began on 1st April when the following tease appeared on social media. At the time, it wasn't exactly clear whether or not the tweet was actually an April Fools' prank...

    • Switch eShop
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Cuphead Lookalike Enchanted Portals Is Heading Back To Kickstarter

    "We believe it would grant us more control over the project"

    Enchanted Portals – the 2D platformer that caught heat for looking a lot like Cuphead – is heading back to Kickstarter, developer Xixo Game Studio has announced. The game was first announced in October of last year, with a Switch release on the cards even at that early stage.

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Kickstarter
    • Enchanted Portals
    • Switch eShop
  • News Panzer Dragoon: Remake Will Patch In Saori Kobayashi's Remixed Soundtrack

    Update: And it's live!

    Update: The update is now live: Original Story [Sun 29th Mar, 2020 09:05 BST]: Panzer Dragoon: Remake made a surprise landing on the Nintendo Switch earlier this week as a timed-exclusive, and while it doesn't quite match the Sega Saturn original, there's a patch on the way that will hopefully make it a little bit better...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Sega
  • News PlatinumGames Has A Special 'Bonus Stage' Announcement To Make, What Could It Be?

    No, we're not joking

    After teasing its fanbase earlier this week on April Fool's Day, it appears PlatinumGames really does have one more surprise lined up. Out of nowhere, a 'bonus stage' has suddenly appeared on its promotional website. As you can see above, it remains a mystery and is simply dated 2020, so we can't even say when exactly it will be...

    • PlatinumGames
    • Hideki Kamiya
  • News Sakurai Explains The Idea Behind Smash Bros. 'Pic Of The Day' And How It Keeps His Dev Team In Sync

    It creates "a better flow"

    For a very long time now, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai has been sharing a 'Pic of the Day' over on Twitter. While he's previously explained how a lot of these screens were never intended to be shown outside of the office, in his most recent Weekly Famitsu column, he revealed the idea behind it –...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Masahiro Sakurai
    • Famitsu
    • Super Smash Bros
  • News Switch Owners Can Get A Free Month's Comic Book Subscription With Izneo

    Get a free premium sub

    Izneo, one of the comic book apps currently available on Nintendo Switch, is offering up a month's free premium subscription as part of its Stay At Home campaign. A premium subscription gives readers access to 1,800 comics both offline and online, including the likes of Thorgal, Aldebaran, Black Moon Chronicles and Carthago...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
  • News Fantasy RPG Monster Viator Soars Onto Switch Next Week

    With a 10% launch discount

    The Switch eShop is about to get a new fantasy RPG next week in the form of Monster Viator, a game which originated as a mobile title and wound up on Steam earlier this year. Another release from the RPG-making factory that is Kemco, Monster Viator stars a protagonist who's able to talk to monsters. The game has you going...

    • Switch eShop
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Upcoming Releases

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