Spelunker Party Review

When you bring up “difficult games,” the first thing that comes to mind for many Japanese players isn’t Dark Souls, but the NES game Spelunker, thanks to the many ridiculous ways that the game’s hero can die very, very easily. This notoriety has given Spelunker a cult following big enough for developer Tozai Games and […]

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Phoenix Point Review – The Life Aquatic

You’ve earned the right to mess with the XCOM formula when you’re the person chiefly responsible for it. Julian Gollop was the co-lead designer on the original XCOM: UFO Defense in 1994, and Phoenix Point, from Gollop’s new studio Snapshot Games, is a self-described spiritual successor to XCOM. At first it feels all too familiar: […]

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Turrican Flashback Blasts Its Way Onto Switch In December

If you’ve been itching for a bit of Turrican-themed action on your Switch, then you’ll be delighted to hear that Turrican Flashback, the iconic and much acclaimed action shooter is landing on the Switch on 8th December. It will be available to buy on the eShop and it’s also getting a physical release too. Developed […]

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Japanese Charts: Nintendo Switch Claims The Entire Top 10 This Week

Famitsu’s Japanese chart figures are now in for 19th – 25th October 2020, showing that Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit has slipped down to number 5 as Animal Crossing: New Horizons regains the top spot in time for Halloween. Impressively, Switch games take every one of the top 10 entries, with Minecraft at number 7 […]

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Poll: Pikmin 3 Deluxe Is Out Today On Switch, Are You Getting It?

Pikmin 3 Deluxe is out on Switch today and as usual with all the latest releases, we want to know if you’ll be picking it up. Although this game originally launched on the Wii U, this new version includes all of the previous DLC, brand new prologue and epilogue missions, an unlockable “Ultra Spicy” difficult […]

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Yooka-Laylee Teams Up With GungHo’s Volta-X This November

GungHo Online Entertainment – arguably best-known for Ninjala – has announced its strategic real-time robot battler RPG, Volta-X, will be collaborating with Playtonic Games’ Yooka-Laylee this November. Yooka-Laylee will turn a new page on this tale by joining the Volta Crew in an all-new and original story mission – Yooka will even have his own […]

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New Pikmin Themed Goodies Are Now Available On My Nintendo (US)

This week sees the arrival of Pikmin 3 Deluxe on the Switch and to celebrate this particular release, Nintendo has added some new and appropriately themed rewards to My Nintendo in the US. Shipping fees apply. First up, we have a set of Pikmin 3 coasters (set of four) – available for a total of […]

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