Nintendo Switch Online: NES games with online play and Save Data Cloud backup, launching in September

Nintendo Switch Save Data Cloud Back

Today Nintendo have revealed some details about their forthcoming paid Switch online service. The highlight being that the ability to backup save data ‘for most Nintendo Switch games’ to the cloud will be included. Whilst this ‘most games’ statement is a little concerning, it’s a must needed feature that’s been missing since the Switch launched. I’m … 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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Changes At Nintendo As Key Figures Step Down From Their Positions

In a day infused with a tremendous amount of good news from Nintendo’s fiscal earnings for the year and the phenomenal success of the Switch and its games, two large staffing changes came to light yesterday with Nintendo’s President, Tatsumi Kimishima, and Nintendo of Europe President Satoru Shibata both announcing their retirement and promotion respectively. … Continue reading

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DLC Character Pack #3 Announced Along With Yang Gameplay and Open Beta Test For BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle!

As I’ve been covering fairly extensively in recent times, PQube is bringing the upcoming cross-over anime fighting game, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle to Europe. As previously discussed the game will release with a base roster of twenty fighters, with a further twenty releasing as DLC packs of three (excluding the second two RWBY characters, whom … Continue reading

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Arc System Works Release New BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Overview Trailer

PQube are bringing the upcoming multi-franchise crossover, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle to Europe in the summer for Nintendo Switch, as well as for the Sony PlayStation 4. As the summer is fast approaching, both PQube and the developer of the game, Arc System Works, are going into overdrive with their steady reveals of information about … Continue reading

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DLC Character Pack #2 and EU Release Window Confirmed for BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle!

I’ve been waiting and watching this project develop over the last couple of months and I’ve been hoping for a confirmation that it was coming to the EU region so I could realistically cover it here. As of today, PQube have announced that they will be bringing Arc System Work’s next anime fighting game, BlazBlue … 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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Splatoon 2 gets new maps, gear, hairstyles, music, modes, and more

Revealed in an energetic trailer, Nintendo showed off a wide range of new features coming to Splatoon 2 very soon. There are stages, modes, and even a few quality-of-life changes that the game strongly needed. The majority of it will have arrived by this weekend! Over the next few weeks four new stages will be … Continue reading

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ESL to Host Online Splatoon 2 Tournaments for UK/Ireland, with Prizes, Twice a Week

Competitive gaming organisation ESL will be hosting two tournaments a week for Splatoon 2, starting on Wednesday 8th November, and continuing every Wednesday and Saturday until Christmas. These are exclusively for players from the UK and Ireland. Currently, all scheduled Wednesday tournaments will take place at 7pm, with Saturday tournaments starting at 1pm. Teams are … Continue reading

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