UK charts: Metroid Dread sees sales drop by 63% but remains at No.3

The latest boxed UK charts have come through and EA’s FIFA 22 predictably remains the best-selling game this week in the United Kingdom. Games Industry reports that the critically acclaimed Metroid Dread for the Nintendo Switch has seen a sales drop of 63 percent, however this hasn’t been enough to dethrone it from No.3 in… Continue reading UK charts: Metroid Dread sees sales drop by 63% but remains at No.3

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 next DLC character is Caulifla (Super Saiyan 2)

Bandai Namco has unveiled the next downloadable content character for its long-running Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 and it is none other than Caulifla (Super Saiyan 2) Those of you looking forward to going hands on with the new character won’t have to wait long as she will be released later this autumn. Caulifa (Super Saiyan 2) will… Continue reading Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 next DLC character is Caulifla (Super Saiyan 2)

Metroid producer explains why Samus is mostly silent in Metroid Dread

GameSpot has published a wide ranging interview with Metroid Dread producer Yoshio Sakamoto. One of the questions in the interview put forward to Mr. Sakamoto was why is Samus a mostly silent protagonist in the Metroid Dread as a growing number of games have started voicing lead characters, but in Metroid Dread, Samus Aran barely… Continue reading Metroid producer explains why Samus is mostly silent in Metroid Dread

Emily Rogers: “Licensing costs are likely main culprit behind NSO expansion’s bold price”

Nintendo insider Emily Rogers has commented on today’s pricing announcement for Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass. The Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack, which was fully unveiled today, costs $49.99 / £35.99 per year for individuals and $79.99 / £59.99 for the family plan and includes HD NES, HD SNES, HD Nintendo 64 and… Continue reading Emily Rogers: “Licensing costs are likely main culprit behind NSO expansion’s bold price”

Japan: Switch family sells 179,851 units this week and Metroid Dread No.1

The latest Japanese sales charts have arrived from Famitsu and it has been an excellent week for Nintendo as the Switch family of systems shifted a total of 179.851 units. As previously reported, the Nintendo Switch (OLED Model) sold 138,409 units during the launch weekend. On the boxed software side of things it was Metroid… Continue reading Japan: Switch family sells 179,851 units this week and Metroid Dread No.1

US: Nintendo Download for 14th October 2021

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content: Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch Dying Light: Platinum Edition – Now you can enjoy Dying Light to the fullest with the richest version of the acclaimed, open-world, zombie survival game! Containing four pieces of DLC and 17 skin bundles, Dying Light: Platinum Edition brings together everything you need to explore all the… Continue reading US: Nintendo Download for 14th October 2021

Japan: Famitsu says Nintendo Switch (OLED Model) sold 138,409 units in launch weekend 

Japanese sales tracker Famitsu has announced that the Nintendo Switch (OLED Model), which became available to Japanese consumers on Friday 8th October, shifted a respectable 138,409 units, showing that Nintendo continues to rule the console space in the land of the rising sun. Famitsu previously announced that Nintendo Switch launch sales were 330,637 units in… Continue reading Japan: Famitsu says Nintendo Switch (OLED Model) sold 138,409 units in launch weekend 

Ninjala reaches 8 million downloads

Gungho Online Entertainment has announced this morning that the free-to-play Nintendo Switch exclusive Ninjala has now surpassed eight million downloads. To celebrate the amount of downloads that the game has received, Gungho will be giving all players an additional 100 Jala which is the in-game currency to spend as they wish in the in-game store.… Continue reading Ninjala reaches 8 million downloads

iOS and Android game Mega Man X DiVE could be coming to Switch

Datamining on the latest Mega Man game for iOS and Android suggests that Capcom is planning a Nintendo Switch port of the game. Mega Man X DiVE is developed by Capcom Taiwan and has received good scores on both the App Store and the Google Play Store. Dataminers have found that code referencing “NS” (Nintendo… Continue reading iOS and Android game Mega Man X DiVE could be coming to Switch

Japan: Latest Famitsu review scores

The latest edition of Japanese video gaming magazine Weekly Famitsu has arrived safe and sound with subscribers and this week’s issue contains two reviews. They include the long-awaited video game based on the popular anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba and Blue Reflection: Second Light. Check out their respective scores below. Review scores from Weekly… Continue reading Japan: Latest Famitsu review scores

Nintendo explains why Switch OLED has Vivid Mode and Standard Mode

In the recent interview with the product developers behind the recent launched Nintendo Switch (OLED Model) the team explained why they gave users two options when it comes to the display. If you own a Nintendo Switch (OLED Model) you will have noticed that you can choose between Vivid Mode and Standard Mode. Vivid Mode… Continue reading Nintendo explains why Switch OLED has Vivid Mode and Standard Mode

The ERSB has rated Alan Wake: Remastered for Nintendo Switch

The Entertainment Software Rating Board has recently rated Alan Wake: Remastered for the Nintendo Switch platform. The rating from the ESRB follows another recent rating from the Brazilian Ratings Board. While Alan Wake Remastered has yet to be announced for the Nintendo Switch platform there was a rumour back in 2019 that the game was… Continue reading The ERSB has rated Alan Wake: Remastered for Nintendo Switch

New Mario Party Superstars overview trailer

It’s almost time to party – Mario Party Superstars, a classic collection featuring five  boards from the Nintendo 64 Mario Party games and 100 minigames from across the Mario Party series, will launch on 29thOctober for Nintendo Switch. The newly released Party like a superstar in this classic collection – Mario Party Superstars (Nintendo Switch) provides an in-depth look at the boards, minigames… Continue reading New Mario Party Superstars overview trailer

Capcom celebrates Ace Attorney 20th anniversary with a special website

It is a special day for Capcom today as the long-running Ace Attorney franchise is celebrating its 20th anniversary. To mark the occasion the company has produced a beautiful Ace Attorney 20th anniversary website which includes all sort of things relating the franchise including topics, history and the various games that have been produced over… Continue reading Capcom celebrates Ace Attorney 20th anniversary with a special website

Aspyr announces two Star Wars bundles for Nintendo Switch

Aspyr has announced this afternoon that they are busy preparing two Star Wars bundles for Nintendo Switch gamers and PlayStation 4. The first bundle is the Star Wars Jedi Knight Collection and the second is the Star Wars Racer and Commando Combo. The Star Wars Jedi Knight Collection contains Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi… Continue reading Aspyr announces two Star Wars bundles for Nintendo Switch

SUDA51 reiterates they aren’t planning DLC for No More Heroes 3, but talks about what they would include

Respected developer SUDA51 has recently participated in an interview with Siliconera and discussed the recently launched No More Heroes 3, which is exclusive to Nintendo Switch. Siliconera pushed SUDA51 to explain what he would like to add as downloadable content if they were planning it. SUDA51 replied that the likelihood for DLC to come to… Continue reading SUDA51 reiterates they aren’t planning DLC for No More Heroes 3, but talks about what they would include

Pokemon Company clarifies that Pokemon Legends: Arceus isn’t open world, instead like Monster Hunter

Kotaku recently got in touch with with The Pokemon Company to clarify whether or not the forthcoming Pokemon Legends: Arceus will be a fully open world like Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild or Rockstar Games, Red Dead Redemption 2. The Pokemon Company clarified that the upcoming Nintendo Switch game will more… Continue reading Pokemon Company clarifies that Pokemon Legends: Arceus isn’t open world, instead like Monster Hunter

Metroid Dread spirit event begins today in Super Smash Bros Ultimate

To celebrate the release of Metroid Dread, Nintendo has announced that there will be a special spirit event taking place today in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. The new Metroid Dread Spirit Board event kicks off today and it will last for five days. You will be able to collect various spirits from Metroid Dread as… Continue reading Metroid Dread spirit event begins today in Super Smash Bros Ultimate