Simon Belmont and King K. Rool are coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – and other exciting reveals from today’s Nintendo Direct

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Simon Belmont and King K. Rool

In a frankly awesome Nintendo Direct this afternoon Nintendo revealed that not only is Simon Belmont joining Smash Bros. Ultimate, but King K. Rool is too! We were bombarded with news of Richter Belmont, Chrom and Dark Samus also joining as Echo fighters, that 100 stages will feature in the game, 900 music compositions will be … Continue reading

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NS Review – Mario Tennis Aces (Switch)

No Mario sports series has visited us as often as Camelot’s Mario Tennis; Mario and company have rallied on each home console since the Nintendo 64, with a few handheld instalments along the way. Returning three years after the hollow experience that was Ultra Smash for Wii U, Mario Tennis Aces is the first Mario … Continue reading

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Nintendo at E3 2018: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Fortnite, Pokémon and more launching this year

Nintendo E3 2018 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

There we have it folks; Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch is confirmed as ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’. Or ‘Special’ as it’s known as in Japan. And pretty special it does look indeed. Featuring ‘every single fighter ever featured in the series’, the ‘Ultimate’ Smash Bros. game arrives on 7th December – and ‘everyone is here!’. … Continue reading

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NS Review – Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Switch)

2014 was arguably the best year for the Nintendo Wii U; it saw the release of many of the console’s highest-selling games, including the no. 1 seller Mario Kart 8, the Switch release of which has already surpassed the original’s sales. Nintendo also released Super Smash Bros for Wii U, a game that’s still being played … Continue reading

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NS Preview – Hands On With Nintendo Labo

Nintendo Labo Hands on preview

Labo launches this week in the UK and last week I was lucky enough to be invited to Nintendo’s UK office to get my hands on Nintendo’s cardboard creations. With two sets available to try out; both Toy-Con 01, the Variety Kit and Toy-Con 02, the Robot Kit, there was plenty of games for me … Continue reading

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NS Review – Kirby Star Allies (Switch)

Kirby Star Allies Switch Review

Well here we are, comfortably into the second year of Nintendo Switch, having enjoyed a first year jam packed with all the big hitters from Nintendo themselves. In the wait for Smash Bros, Pokemon, Metroid Prime 4, plus some other first party treats yet to be revealed (perhaps?) it’s time for the not so big … Continue reading

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NS Review – Bayonetta 2 (Switch)

After the arguable sleeper success of the first Bayonetta game, especially from a large group of players, it all seemed like a sequel was inevitably on the cards. However, we wouldn’t see our favourite Umbra Witch for a few years afterwards and the means of her return would surprise all of us. After striking a … Continue reading

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NS Review – Bayonetta (Switch)

The Switch has become somewhat of a goldmine for ports since its launch, and with good reason. The portability of the console has allowed for several games for be given the fresh lease on life they deserve. This includes several unexpected surprises, one of which is Bayonetta. Originally released in the UK in 2010 on … Continue reading

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All You Need To Know About Nintendo Labo – Make, Play, Discover

Nintendo Labo

In a surprise move Nintendo have announced Nintendo Labo, a brand new cardboard template based, build-your-own-controller innovation that changes the way you interact with Nintendo Switch. Dubbed ‘Toy-Cons’, construction kits shown include a Variety Kit, which includes a Fishing Rod, Piano, House and an RC Car, plus a Robot Kit, including a back pack and an … Continue reading

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Nintendo Direct Mini Spotlights Titles Launching For Nintendo Switch In Early 2018

Nintendo Direct Mini Dark Souls Donkey Kong Kirby Mario Tennis

Nintendo surprised absolutely no-one today with the release of a very much rumoured Nintendo Direct. Taking a ‘Mini’ form this time around, the approx 14 min video revealed new titles Dark Souls: Remastered and Mario Tennis Aces, highlighted Wii U ports Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition and Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze, now with added Funky Kong, … Continue reading

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