Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update 1.7.0 Is Now Live

Nintendo’s next free update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons has now been released. As previously detailed, it includes the Festivale Event, New Reactions, New Clothing and Seasonal Items. Here’s the full rundown, and when the patch notes are live we’ll share them in this same post. Festivale Event – Feel the heat with the colorful …

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Persona 5 Strikers – The Phantom Thieves Strike Back Trailer

Persona 5 Strikers from Atlus is due to release on the Nintendo Switch on Tuesday 23rd February and there’s a fresh new trailer to feast your eyes on. The trailer is titled ‘The Phantom Thieves Strike Back’ and it showcases each of the character’s unique abilities and playstyles. If you want to see some more …

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Factor 5 Boss Muses On The Possibility Of A Mario Maker-Style 2D Turrican

© Factor 5 Factor 5 studio founder Julian Eggebrecht has been musing over the future of the Turrican series and thinks that a Mario Maker-style approach might be the way forward for new 2D entries in the franchise. Turrican began life on personal computers before moving over to consoles like the SNES and Mega Drive, …

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The Lord of the Rings: Gollum has been delayed to 2022

A couple of years ago, The Lord of the Rings: Gollum had been announced. Since then, the game has been confirmed to be releasing on the PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S. Well, an official update on the game’s future, provided today, still lists all those platforms. However, …

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Monster Hunter Rise Is Getting Its Very Own Pro Controller For Nintendo Switch

Nintendo, as you might have heard, has announced a special edition Monster Hunter Rise Switch bundle. If you would be more interested in a standalone controller, you’re in luck. Alongside this new themed console, it’s also revealed a brand new Pro Controller. Like the Switch, it’s got Monster Hunter Rise decals all over it. The …

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US: Animal Crossing Sanrio amiibo card packs launching exclusively via Target on 26th March

For the first time, the Animal Crossing Sanrio Collaboration amiibo card packs will be releasing in the US on 26th March exclusively via retailer Target. They were originally only released in Europe and Japan so fans of the Japanese pop culture company Sanrio (and Animal Crossing, of course) will have these to look forward to …

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Next Free Update Arrives This Week

Nintendo has announced that the next free update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons will arrive later this week, bringing all sorts of feathers and festivities along for the ride. The new update includes a Festivale event, new seasonal additions, new Reactions, and new items to purchase. It all kicks off on Thursday 28th January: Festivale …

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Video: Annie Murphy stars in ‘The *Perfect* Rainy Day with Nintendo Switch’ ad

Nintendo has once again called upon a well-known actress to promote its popular hybrid console with Annie Murphy being the latest celebrity to star in an advert for the system. Annie Murphy is best known for her role as Alexis Rose in Schitt’s Creek and the latest ad from Nintendo shows Murphy enjoying some games …

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LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Will Feature Around 300 Playable Characters

Star Wars fans are in for quite the treat this Spring when LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga arrives on Nintendo Switch. During a recent interview with the Official PlayStation Magazine, the game’s Lead hub designer, Dawn McDiarmid, confirmed the number of playable characters you’ll be able to take control of in this epic saga. …

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Super Mario 3D World for Nintendo Switch has gyro support

The official Nintendo website has confirmed that the upcoming enhanced port of the entertaining Super Mario 3D World on the Nintendo Switch will feature support for gyro controls. The confirmation was published on the official Nintendo site which states that you can use gyro controls for certain sections of the game which previously required touch …

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Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World Gets A New Trailer And Fresh Details

Wonder Boy’s been getting a lot of love in recent years. We’ve witnessed successful remake with The Dragon’s Trap, an entertaining sequel with Monster Boy, and now, Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World is drawing closer. Confirmed to launch on April 22nd in Japan, Western players can expect it around Q2 2021 and, thanks …

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Platinum Games teasing a fifth announcement still scheduled for 2021

Platinum Games had a host of reveals which it showcased during 2020 and they did in fact show off four projects. The company then teased a fifth mystery game, but the reveal for that never materialised. The Platinum 4 website has since been updated teasing that the unrevealed fifth game is still coming and will …

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Video: 7 Legacy Sonic Games That Were Never Rereleased

There was a time where Sega made a significant effort to preserve their legacy titles which would allowed new fans to experience games even if they’re predate by them. Fast forward to modern day and the company only seems interested in rereleasing Sonic 1 & 2 on every platform imaginable (not the cool widescreen port …

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Tekken producer says he would like to work on Pokken Tournament 2, but it’s down to Nintendo and Pokemon Company

Famed Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada was asked by a fan on Twitter whether his team would be open to returning to the Pokemon franchise for a sequel to the popular Pokken Tournament on the Wii U and Nintendo Switch. Mr. Harada said that the team have a great relationship with both Nintendo and The Pokemon …

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Among Us Estimated To Have Sold 3.2 Million Copies On Switch In Launch Month

That’s a lot of imposters by Liam Doolan 37 mins ago Smash hit multiplayer game Among Us got a surprise release on the Nintendo Switch last December following an indie showcase and ever since it’s been at the top of the eShop charts. It’s only £3.89/$5.00 if you haven’t already picked it up. According to …

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Engine Software talks about bringing No More Heroes 1 & 2 to the Nintendo Switch

Engine Software, the development studio which ported No More Heroes 1 & 2 to the Nintendo Switch, have talked in an interview about how they ported the acclaimed games to the Nintendo Switch system. Engine Software co-founder and vice president Ruud van de Moosdijk mentioned in the interview how the ports for the Switch came to …

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A ‘Pro’ Switch With More Power Might Not Even Be Fully Utilised, Says Industry Veteran

There have been some suggestions the rumoured Switch ‘Pro’ absolutely needs to have slightly improved specs to ensure it can run certain games and improve existing ones but is it all that necessary? Perhaps not, according to one industry veteran. In an interview with Nintendo Everything, Engine Software’s co-founder and vice president Ruud van de …

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Video: Nintendo Minute play Among Us with “a few content creator friends”

It is that time of the week once again. Every Friday, Kit and Krysta bring Nintendo fans a brand new episode of Nintendo Minute. The pair haven’t been able to be at their usual recording place of work at Nintendo, obviously due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but they have managed to adjust as best …

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Random: Artist Erio Re-Imagines The Gods From Hades As Pokémon Gym Leaders

Gods, but do we love a mashup. We reported on these incredible Animal Crossing x Hades characters earlier this month, and now we’re getting Pokémon x Hades, too. We’re spoiled, really. Artist Erio has been posting their drawings of what they imagine the Olympian gods (at least, their interpretation in Hades) would look like, as …

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning physical edition includes full game on the cartridge

THQ Nordic has announced that a digital and a physical edition will be available for the Nintendo Switch version of the recently announced Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning. The company has tweeted that the physical edition of Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning features the full game on the cartridge, so that means that no downloads will be …

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Sarah Conner And The Terminator T-800 Are Fortnite’s Newest Arrivals

At this point, it’s hard to think of a franchise which Fortnite hasn’t crossed over with. God of War, Halo, Predator, Star Wars on numerous occasions; Even English football team West Ham are playable, and that’s not a sentence we ever expected to write. Epic Games has kept itself busy with these collaborations, so it …

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Capcom’s Resident Evil Games For Switch And 3DS Are Currently On Sale (North America)

Capcom just held its Resident Evil showcase celebrating 25 years of the series, and while there was sadly nothing on display for Switch fans, over on the eShop you can still get your fix – as most of the RE back catalogue is on sale in the US. This covers both the Switch and 3DS …

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Japan: Nintendo Switch family sold 170K units this week, entire top ten is Switch games

The latest video game software and hardware charts are now in from Japanese company Famitsu. The Switch family was by far the best-selling gaming hardware for the week 11th January to 17th January 2021. It should also be noted that the top ten best-selling games are all on the Nintendo Switch, showing just how dominant the …

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Iconic Movie Monster The Predator Joins The Cast Of Fortnite

Fortnite’s latest crossover features the cinematic monster Predator, it has been revealed. The alien hunter can be unlocked as part of the Chapter 2 Season 5 Battle Pass. By completing special Jungle Quests, players can unlock the Predator Outfit with built-in Bio-helmet Online Emote, as well as a unique Heat Vision Hunter Spray, Banner, and …

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Takaya Imamura the designer of Tingle has now retired from Nintendo

Prestigious Nintendo video game designer, Takaya Imamura, who has worked on key Nintendo franchises such as F-Zero, Star Fox, and The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, has announced via Facebook that he has decided to retire from the Kyoto-based company. Mr. Imamura is possibly best known as the designer of the flamboyant The Legend of Zelda character, …

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Nintendo To Face Another Class Action Lawsuit For Switch “Joy-Con Drift”

© Nintendo It’s now been nearly four years since the Nintendo Switch was released and it seems “Joy-Con drift” issues persist. In the latest development, Lambert Avocat Inc. – a law firm located in Quebec, Canada, has filed a Joy-Con drift class action suit application on 15th January 2021. It’s now waiting for a judge …

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Nintendo adds 4 player Captain Toad multiplayer to Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury

Nintendo UK has confirmed this afternoon via the Super Mario UK Twitter account that the Captain Toad mini levels in Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury will now include four-player co-op. The levels were a joy to play through in the original and they even spawned their own game in the form of Captain Toad: Treasure …

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