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Watch: 5 things you may have missed in Super Mario Odyssey's trailer

The announcement trailer for Super Mario Odyssey is pretty full on - it barely gives you time to register that Mario is in a proper city before dashing off to a series of strange and colourful environments. Oh yeah, and Mario rides a lion at one point. Show More Summary

How Marvel vs. Capcom 2 brought us together

Imagine the murmuring crowd, congregated around the arcade machine the first time that it was switched on. It had been four years since the 1996 release of Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes, the hyperactive, colourful, gloriously messy fighting game that hoisted the world of comic books and fighting games together. Show More Summary

Titanfall's card battling spin-off has been cancelled

Back in September Titanfall developer Respawn announced the card combat spin-off Titanfall: Frontline, but alas, that game has just been cancelled. "We've learned an incredible amount in the beta test of Titanfall: Frontline, but inShow More Summary

StreetPass and Miiverse won't be used with Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch won't have Nintendo's beloved social features StreetPass or Miiverse. Nintendo of America's assistant manager of public relations David Young confirmed this to VentureBeat, suggesting that Switch would be primarily a home console rather than a handheld. Show More Summary

Watch: Chris plays Resident Evil 4 for the first time

With Resident Evil 7 tantalisingly close to launch, now seems like a pretty good time to reflect on the highs - and lows of the beloved franchise. Or, if you're Aoife Wilson, now is the time to find out which Resident Evil games Chris hasn't played and then force him to experience them for the first time on camera. Show More Summary

Switch clicks in the hands, but on paper, it's in trouble

You shouldn't judge Nintendo hardware until you've held it in your hands. The Kyoto company, with its dedication to the synthesis of software and hardware, has always revelled in the physicality of video games. It has habitually excelled at creating innovative, ergonomic and tactile kit that can surprise and delight, just through its design. Show More Summary

Nintendo confirms Switch launch lineup of games

Nintendo has confirmed the games coming out for the Switch throughout 2017 in the UK. The Switch has just five games available when it launches on 3rd March, Nintendo confirmed. These are: Another three games come out in March: Read more…

Watch: Here's how switching the Nintendo Switch works

While Nintendo's big reveal may have left some people feeling a little cold, I think it's safe to say there's a lot we now know about the Nintendo Switch that we didn't know yesterday. One of these new insights is exactly how fast the...Show More Summary

Watch the worst video game trailer ever to appear on the official PlayStation YouTube channel

Yesterday, Sony quietly uploaded quite possibly the worst video game trailer ever to appear on the official PlayStation YouTube channel. The video, below, is titled "Life of Black Tiger - Preview Trailer | PS4". Watch it. It's a complete horror show. Show More Summary

UK online shop says it will honour £198.50 Nintendo Switch pre-orders

A UK online shop that sold Nintendo Switch at £198.50 - over £80 cheaper than it costs elsewhere - has said it will honour pre-orders. In a post on its website, GameSeek said "everybody" who ordered a Switch with the company will see their pre-order honoured at £198.50. Show More Summary

Years later, BioWare reveals why Dragon Age 2 expansion Exalted March was canned

When BioWare moved from Dragon Age 2 to Dragon Age: Inquisition, something was lost. It was an expansion called Exalted March. We didn't know about Exalted March until BioWare canned it, and we weren't told why it was dropped. But we assumed; we assumed BioWare wanted to get away from the negative reaction to Dragon Age 2 and onto something new ASAP. Show More Summary

Let's compare and contrast the US and European Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild box art

It turns out Europe's The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild box art is a little different than North America's. Let's start with the box art for the North American version. We see series star Link standing on a rock and staring at the horizon. Show More Summary

Check out the Nintendo Switch steering wheel controller

Nintendo Switch has a port of Mario Kart 8, and so it has its own motion control steering wheel controller, too. Digital Foundry's John Linneman, who is at a Nintendo Switch hands-on event in Frankfurt, Germany took a few pictures of the wheel for us, and they reveal how you slot a Joy-con controller inside to get the thing going. Show More Summary

Torment: Tides of Numenera has a nifty Choose Your Own Adventure-style video

I've never seen a kind of Choose Your Own Adventure YouTube video game before, but here's one for role-playing game Torment: Tides of Numenera. It's a great fit. How else do you show off Torment? It's slow; it's about listening and learning and making decisions. Show More Summary

Nintendo Switch port of F-Zero-esque racer Redout confirmed

Nintendo revealed more about its next console, the Switch this morning, and unfortunately there's no word on a new F-Zero game. But! There's a cool alternative: Redout. A Nintendo Switch port of Italian developer 34BigThings' blisteringly fast sci-fi racer, which is inspired by F-Zero, WipEout and Rollcage, was confirmed this morning, alongside a new trailer, below. Read more…

A pair of Nintendo Switch Joy-con controllers costs £75

One of the best things about the Nintendo Switch is up to eight Joy-con controllers can connect to the system for local multiplayer. That sounds great, right? Sure. But before you start dreaming of eight-player Mario Kart 8 in your living room, know this: those Joy-cons don't come cheap. Show More Summary

Nintendo's precarious reveal runs risk of Switching off fans

Let's start with the positives. Despite the muted aftermath of Nintendo's Switch reveal in Tokyo this morning - and the ungodly hour most of us had to rise in order to watch it live surely played its part in some of the more downbeat reaction - there was plenty to find joy in. Show More Summary

Atlus doesn't know whether the new Shin Megami Tensei for Nintendo Switch will head west

Atlus announced a brand new Shin Megami Tensei game for the Nintendo Switch, but it doesn't know whether it'll head west. Atlus USA sent a note to press saying it has no information about a localisation for the new role-playing game, which currently carries the placeholder name "Shin Megami Tensei Brand New Title". Show More Summary

Here's what's coming to Switch you may have missed

The game announcements came hard and fast during Nintendo's Switch reveal this morning and while we've covered the big first-party stuff, there are plenty of third-party games that got lost in the shuffle. Some were announced on the stream, while others were revealed via Twitter, blog posts, and press releases. Show More Summary

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe adds Splatoon characters and courses

Nintendo has officially confirmed Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which will launch on 28th April priced £49.99 in the UK. There's no word of an upgrade programme for fans who own the game already on Wii U. This new Deluxe edition will include MK8's existing DLC plus a sprinkling of new courses and characters. Show More Summary

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