Retrogaming

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus review – bustin’ with friends

Gaming’s most famous ghosthunter arrives on Nintendo Switch with an exclusive new co-op mode.<p>Pac-Man nowadays feels much like some aging film star, …

Entertainment (UK)

Rumor: New speculation about Smash Bros. releasing on Switch this year with new content and reworked Wii U / 3DS content

Even before we truly knew what Switch was, rumors have persisted about Smash Bros. appearing on the new platform by featuring content from the games …

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Sonic And Pac-Man Crossing Over For One Month Only

Sonic the Hedgehog and Pac-Man are as close to royalty as the gaming world gets, and now the two legends are crossing over for a limited time. For one month, you'll be able to play as Pac-Man and Ms Pac-Man in Sonic Dash and as Sonic in Pac-Man for iOS and Android.<p>Sonic Dash's fifth anniversary …

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Just Be A Kirby Fan

It can be frustrating to be a fan of video game. The game you’ve waited years for has been delayed a second time. The series you love is being ruined …

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EA Has ‘Nothing To Announce’ For Burnout Paradise On Nintendo Switch

It wasn’t so long ago that developers were staying far far away from Nintendo’s Wii U like it was poison. This is not the case for the Nintendo …

Nintendo Switch

Super Mario Odyssey Balloon World Update Out This Week

It looks as though the Super Mario Odyssey Balloon World update is coming to Switch this week.<p>The Nintendo Australia website momentarily showed a …

Technology (UK)

Celebrating the Game Boy Camera, one of Nintendo’s weirdest, most ingenious inventions

After an incredible year that saw the successful launch of its latest console, the Switch, and the release of two great, transformative games in its …

Nintendo

The RetroBeat: Nintendo’s legendary Star Fox turns 25, but does it have a future?

Star Fox came out for the Super Nintendo on February 21, 1993. Yup, the anthropomorphic animal space shooter turns 25 years old today.<p>I remember getting Star Fox as an Easter present shortly after its release. I was only 6 at the time, but I knew the game was a big deal. Star Fox was one of the …

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Everything We Know About Nintendo's Paid Online Subscription Service

Nintendo first announced a paid online service for Switch in January 2017. Guess what? It’s still not here. But the service is slowly coming into …

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Kamaiyah Talks Making it Big and Playing ‘Mario Kart’ with Drake

The past few years have been really good ones professionally for Oakland, California-born rapper and singer Kamaiyah.<p>The artist, whose new single …

Mario Kart

Sega’s Shining series returns to the West after more than a decade

Shining Resonance Refrain is a remaster of a PS3 RPG<p>Sega’s Shining role-playing game series is coming back to the West with the release of <i>Shining</i> <i>Resonance</i> <i>Refrain</i>, a remaster of the 2014 PlayStation 3 game, <i>Shining Resonance</i>. Sega will release <i>Shining Resonance Refrain</i> sometime this summer on Nintendo …

Gaming

Panic Button Hints That More Nintendo Switch Ports Are In The Pipeline

We'd be willing to bet that before the arrival of <b>DOOM</b> and <b>Rocket League</b>, you hadn't heard of the developer Panic Room. This small company has become …

Nintendo

When Sonic Adventures 2 Sounds Like GTA

Every <i>Sonic</i> game needs the <i>GTA</i> treatment.<p>The very delightful Neal1231 on YouTube has uploaded what might be the best thing on the internet today: <i>Sonic</i> …

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Nintendo 3DS had its best January sales since 2013

The Nintendo 3DS handheld console just had its best January since 2013 in terms of consoles sold, according to the NPD Group. For hardware dollar sales, it was the portable’s best January since 2014.<p>This success comes at an odd time. Nintendo’s support for the 3DS — which debuted in 2011 — is …

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'Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition' Goes Back To 'Zelda: Link's Awakening' In Latest Trailer

The upcoming Switch version of <i>Hyrule Warriors</i> got a new trailer recently, with a much-appreciated emphasis on including characters from <i>Zelda: Link’s Awakening</i>.<p>As you may or may not know, <i>Link’s Awakening</i> is my favorite <i>Zelda</i> game and to see Marin included in <i>Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition</i> makes …

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Today’s Best Game Deals: Street Fighter V Arcade $30, Skyrim Dragonborn $20, more

GameStop is now offering Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition for <b>$29.99 with free shipping</b> in orders over $35. That’s $10 under Amazon and the best price we have tracked on what is widely considered to be the definitive version of the game.<p>This morning we spotted The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild …

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RPG Grind Time – My Most Memorable RPGs By Console Generation

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the games made me into the diehard RPG fan I am today. After going down memory lane, I realized how …

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Sonic the Hedgehog movie release date confirmed for late 2019

Way back in early 2016, Sega Sammy Holdings’ president Hajime Satomi revealed plans for a live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie, which was first …

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Anniversary: It's Been 25 Years Since Star Fox Barrel Rolled Onto Super Nintendo

Good old Dylan Cuthbert. He's gone on to bring so many video game delights to the world with Q-Games, but whenever he gets a chance to tweet about …

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N64 game 40 Winks smashes Kickstarter goal in mere hours

New cartridge on the way for your Goldeneye player<p>The cancelled Nintendo 64 port of <i>40 Winks</i> (known as <i>Ruff and Tumble</i> in Europe) will finally see …

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Nintendo Labo hands-on preview: Can cardboard really be the next step for Nintendo?

Cardboard. Often seen mashed into a pulpy brown rectangle on the side of a rain-soaked street or driven through at high speed by a getaway driver …

Technology (UK)

Legendary Shmup Star Force Forces His Way Next Week To The Switch

Are you familiar with the legend of Takahashi Meijin? The star from the lovely <b>Adventure Island</b> series achieved legendary status in Japan by being …

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Nintendo eShop's Pre-Order Rules Are Illegal, According to Report

The Consumer Council Warns Against Nintendo EShop Pre-Orders<p>According to the Consumer Council’s standards, just about every console’s digital …

Nintendo

The Bloomingdale’s and Nintendo Collaboration [PHOTOS] – WWD

Bloomingdale’s x Nintendo<p>Pieces from the Bloomingdale’s/Nintendo collaboration.<p>Courtesy Photo<p>Pieces from the Bloomingdale’s/Nintendo …

Footwear

Norway Takes Nintendo To Task Over Consumer Refunds

The gaming industry has come a long way when it comes to offering consumer refunds, particularly in Australia. But as far as Norway is concerned, the …

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Norway Regulators: Nintendo's Eshop Refund Policy Is Breaking European Laws

Nintendo have run afoul of European regulators with its eShop return and cancellation policies; which is to say, Nintendo does not allow either of …

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Rivalry Resumed: Sonic the Hedgehog movie races ahead of Super Mario Bros.

Having spent the last few weeks reporting the news that Nintendo were to move ahead with their long in the pipeline <b>Super Mario Bros.</b> animated movie, …

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Mega Man Composer Addresses Similarity Between Elec Man's Theme And Journey's "Faithfully"

With the great news about <b>Mega Man Legacy Collection 1</b> and <b>2</b> coming to Switch being announced recently, we've got another slice of Blue Bomber-related …

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The 33-Year Quest for the Perfect Run of 'Super Mario Bros.' Is Almost Over

These days, new records aren't about seconds, but milliseconds. Eventually, it just might not be possible to beat the game any faster.<p>“Oh my gosh,” muttered <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> speedrunner Kosmic, as he snaked through a tough section of 8-4, the final stage in the game. “C’mon, man.” Moments later, he …

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Bouncy Smash — A Smashing Arcade Game

From the creator:<p>Available now in the App Store! <br>https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bouncy-smash/id1052650381?mt=8<p>Direction<br>IV Studio<p>Exec. …

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