Many of us were hoping that with the release of the Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise DLC, we might see some coveted Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch deals this Black Friday. Not only does the dock feature some very cute artwork of Tom Nook and his protégés, Timmy and Tommy Nook atop an … Read more
Today Arc System Works announced the release date of the Nintendo Switch version of “Kunio-kun no Sangokushida Yo Zen’in Shugo!” which translates as “It’s Kunio-kun Three Kingdoms: Everyone Gathered!” The game will launch in Japan on December 16, but only on Nintendo’s hybrid console. PS4 and PC versions ares also planned, but that’s coming in … Read more
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl are off to a good start with the remake selling roughly 1.4 million units in Japan in retail in its first 3 days. The remakes of the 2006 DS games launched last week, and as reported by Japanese gaming outlet Famitsu, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are … Read more
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Prince’s Edition is a conversion that makes a lot of sense, and makes necessary compromises. It was not too surprising that Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch made it to the Nintendo Switch. It was originally made for PlayStation 3 specs, so it was not an unrealistic … Read more
With the launch of Shin Megami Tensei V on Nintendo Switch, many will be asking where is the best place to start this landmark video game series. Despite its long-lasting prominence, and undeniable influence within the JRPG genre, Shin Megami Tensei remains a little bit of an enigma to the mainstream. No thanks to plenty … Read more
Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack Review Finally, N64 games on the Nintendo Switch! Also some Sega Genesis titles, if you’re wired like that. Nintendo has dropped a bunch of new games on their Nintendo Switch Online (NSO) service, and they look… okay! If you’re a serious retro gaming enthusiast, the emulation quality will be a … Read more
Image: Sony Pictures Animation Don’t get us wrong: we love a bit of Popeye the sailor man. What’s not to like about a barely-comprehensible spinach-guzzling maniac who spends most of his time upper-cutting his girlfriend’s bit on the side? But we have to say — we weren’t expecting a Popeye video game any time soon. … Read more
Not off to a good start (pic: Nintendo) The Tuesday Inbox worries about the lack of kids’ games from Microsoft and Sony, as a reader worries about the new Splinter Cell. To join in with the discussions yourself email firstname.lastname@example.org Shocked, not shocked Why am I not surprised that the Expansion Pack for Nintendo Switch … Read more
Image: Nintendo There was a lot of chatter around the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack yesterday, plenty of it quite heated on social media. Well, it’s social media, so that’s no surprise. Another topic that had less air but is potentially quite interesting is related to the NSO Nintendo 64 controller, which started to drop … Read more
Atlus is still going strong with its series of trailers showcasing the 200+ demons of its upcoming JRPG Shin Megami Tensei V one by one. This time around we get to see the gameplay of Mokoi, a demon from Australian folklore which debuted in the series with Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers in 1997. You can … 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.
Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water ($39.99)
Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water debuted on Nintendo Wii U and was a Nintendo-published ga..
Is This a Vivisection? I Think This Counts as a Vivisection. Ever wanted to just, like, completely destroy a fresh-out-of-the-box console? To take something that expensive, something you’ve worked hard to pay for, and just claw and scrape until it’s been shredded to bits? No? …Okay that’s fair, you sound like a perfectly normal and … Read more
Switch owners who are subscribed to Nintendo Switch Online can now play The Jackbox Party Pack 6 in its entirety for free for a limited time. This quirky, multiplayer party game collection is now available as the latest offering in Nintendo’s Game Trials series. As we explained earlier today thanks to Europe’s upcoming trial, these … Read more