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 – Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Switch)

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Nintendo Switch Review

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is a game full of new ideas. That is, of course, unless you played it on Wii U. Originally released in January 2015 in Europe, this re-relase is much the same game you know from 3 years ago, where you guide Captain Toad and Taodette around over 70 ingeniously designed 3D … 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 – Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido (Switch)

Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido review

Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido, is the latest colour matching, fast paced addictive, tactical, action-puzzle game from Nintendo, where you must engage in duels by stacking plates of sushi and hurling them at each other. Yep, you read that right – this latest super unique spin on colour matching revolves around sushi, spirits, plates, … Continue reading

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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- Nihilumbra (Switch)

Nihilumbra is a puzzle-platformer game where you control the elements in order to solve puzzles and progress throughout the world…as it’s swallowed up by The Void. A few years ago I chanced upon Nihilumbra on iOS- a striking purple, black, and white icon, sporting a bizarre name, captured my interest and quickly became one of … 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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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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