Happy 20th anniversary, Pikmin. Two decades on from its original launch on GameCube, Nintendo's beloved garden strategy series has been re-imagined by Pokémon Go maker Niantic, in partnership with original creator Shigeru Miyamoto. The result is Pikmin Bloom, a charming mix of light strategy, collecting and exploration over your local area. As you might expect … Read more
Bummer. Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp, the pending relaunch of the popular Advance Wars series, has been delayed. Nintendo revealed today that the original December 3 release has been scrapped and pushed into the spring of 2022. Here’s the announcement: Hello, troops! #AdvanceWars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp, which was set to launch on 12/3, will now … Read more
2021 has been a packed year for games on all platforms across different genres. If you’ve noticed, a lot of games are getting into the spooky season with in-game events and the like, but nothing beats a horror game during this season. For this SwitchArcade Special, we are looking at the best horror (scary, spooky, etc) games on Nintendo Switch. With Nintendo getting more third party support than ever before, there has never been a better time to pickup a Nintendo Switch for your portable horror fix. While not every game included here might be a pure horror experience, they do have horror or scary elements in them and some are there because they just fit the Halloween mood. We’ve tried to limit franchises to single slot as well. We’re presenting them in no particular order, and these are simply our favorites. Feel free to share yours in the comments.
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Image: Tolkien Enterprises, Inc. / New Line Cinema Corporation Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has had its final hurrah, and will now gracefully ride off into a sunset of acclaim, arguments about Sora and competitive tournaments. Nintendo’s platform fighter (for that’s the genre name) leads the way in that particular kingdom, but it has had to … Read more
A More Natural Killer A video plays at the end of The Dark Pictures: House of Ashes that reveals some new information about the horror series. The series will be broken up into seasons, and the season finale will be called The Devil in Me. The trailer does make me pretty excited for The Devil … Read more
Today Avex revealed the first screenshots and the synopsis of the fourth episode of the Muv-Luv Alternative anime series. The episode will be aired on Wednesday, October 27, and you can find it on Crunchyroll in many western countries. Here’s what you can expect: November 24, 2001. Takeru Shirogane and the others, who have passed … Read more
Guerrilla Games has given us a fresh peak behind the curtain of Horizon Forbidden West‘s development, detailing some new abilities and traversal techniques that Aloy will have for her upcoming adventure. Referring to the gameplay trailer that was released earlier this year, Lead Systems Designer David McMullen explained “Aloy can climb freely on and across … Read more
Earlier this month we reported that Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy — Definitive Edition would be coming to Nintendo Switch sometime this year. We now know the exact dates—yes, “dates” in plural because there will be two different way to get a hold of the compilation. Whether you buy your games physically or digitally, Rockstar … Read more
Good news, Trainers: if you’ve been wanting to add a couple of shiny Legendary Pokémon to your collection, GameStop has a distribution event you’ll want to take part in. Beginning today, anyone with a copy of Pokémon Shield can come into any GameStop location in the US and Canada and receive a code to download … Read more
Replacing an ageing hard drive with one of the best SSDs is one of the easiest ways to improve your gaming PC, and is generally one of the simplest things to install to boot. They dramatically improve game load times and general system performance, allowing you to spend less time waiting and more time playing. … Read more
Philips has revealed a pair of new ‘Designed for Xbox’ 4K monitors, which are smaller – and (relatively) more affordable – models that will join the existing 55-inch offering, namely the Philips Momentum 559M1RYV. These will be the Philips Momentum 27-inch (279M1RV) and 32-inch (329M1RV) displays, and like the current 55-inch model which came out … Read more
Star-Lord and Company are Coming Soon With the release of Eidos Montreal’s Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy now upon us, anticipation is building among fans of the superheroes, as well as doubt expressed by skeptical players who have been burned by games like Avengers. I can’t claim an encyclopedic grasp of the Guardians rich history … Read more