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Nintendo Switch won't have any video apps at launch

The Nintendo Switch won't include any video apps upon its 3rd March launch. The storied Kyoto-based company confirmed this information in a statement to Kotaku. "All of our efforts have gone toward making the Nintendo Switch system an amazing dedicated video game platform, so it will not support any video-streaming services at launch," Nintendo said. Show More Summary

Blood Bowl dev is making World of Darkness spin-off Werewolf: The Apocalypse

Blood Bowl and Styx: Master of Shadows developer Cyanide is developing a video game adaptation of the tabletop RPG Werewolf: The Apocalypse, an offshoot of World of Darkness. We knew Paradox had the video game rights to the franchise that also includes Vampire: The Masquerade, as it acquired the series from CCP in 2015. Show More Summary

Cave Story and 1001 Spikes are coming to Switch

Acclaimed retro platformers Cave Story and 1001 Spikes will be coming coming to Nintendo Switch. Publisher Nicalis tweeted a picture of the games' cover images on a Switch dashboard, noting that its recently revealed The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ wouldn't be alone on the console. Show More Summary

Hitman to add HDR support this month

Hitman is coming to retail at the end of the month and the game will receive a free update adding HDR (High Dynamic Range) support to Io Interactive's assassination adventure. This will make the lighting more dynamic as bright areasShow More Summary

Did Nintendo download a Mario ROM and sell it back to us?

Nintendo's stance on emulation has always been a rigid one. As far as the company is concerned, if you're downloading and playing games from unofficial sources, you're a software pirate. "It's that simple and not open to debate," says its corporate FAQ. Show More Summary

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will be a Switch launch title in North America

Creepy roguelike The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will be a launch title for the Nintendo Switch in North America. So far its release has only been announced for North America, but publisher Nicalis, Inc. is campaigning for a European launch too. Show More Summary

Micro Machines returns with World Series

One of Codemasters' most fondly remembered series is returning, with Micro Machines World Series coming to Xbox One, PC and PS4 on April 21st. The new game features familiar backdrops from the 1991 original, reimagined for the new hardware...Show More Summary

30 minutes of gameplay from Sniper Elite 4's opening level, San Celini

Since Sniper Elite 4 was announced early last year, I've had several opportunities to go hands on with the game. Just before the Christmas break, however, I was invited along to developer Rebellion's studios for my most extensive play session yet. Show More Summary

Yooka-Laylee local multiplayer modes unveiled

Yooka-Laylee will have local multiplayer. You can either play with up to four friends in a collection of eight mini-games, or with one other friend in the campaign. In the campaign, the second player takes control of the Bee Team and collects quills, butterflies and stops traps. Show More Summary

Super Mario Run coming out on Android in March

Super Mario Run will be released on Android in March, Nintendo has announced. No price was announced. Remember, on the App Store, Super Mario Run costs £7.99. You can play a level or two for free but then you need to unlock the whole game for £7.99. Show More Summary

The new Call of Cthulhu looks promising

The new Call of Cthulhu game continues to look promising. Call of Cthulhu, from Blood Bowl and Styx: Master of Shadows developer Cyanide, is an RPG investigation game with psychological horror and stealth mechanics. It's based on H. P. Show More Summary

Halo Wars 2 benefits from the experience of Creative Assembly

Creative Assembly is at its very core a PC strategy game developer. Here's a studio that enjoys words such as 'anti-aliasing' and 'mouse acceleration'. What, then are they doing with a real-time strategy franchise that can be played with a controller? Well, for a start, they're making it better. Show More Summary

Super Bomberman R for Nintendo Switch costs £50, Konami says

When Super Bomberman R for Nintendo Switch was announced last week, online shops listed it for £59.99. Like most things Nintendo Switch related, the £60 price for the family party game seemed ridiculously expensive. But Konami has cut...Show More Summary

Overwatch celebrates Chinese New Year with new Mei, D. Va skins

Jaunty team game Overwatch, Eurogamer's Game of the Year 2016, celebrates Chinese New Year with themed goodies, including Mei and D. Va costumes shown on the game's official Twitter accounts. The decoration on D. Va's mech is particularly fetching. Show More Summary

Path of Exile makes its console debut on Xbox One later in 2017

Grinding Gear Games' action role-playing game Path of Exile makes its console debut on Xbox One later this year. Path of Exile is free to download on Xbox One, as it is on PC. It includes all the content from the PC version, as well as the upcoming 3.0.0 expansion that includes Act Five. Show More Summary

The big Zelda: Breath of the Wild interview

For many, the highlight of last week's Nintendo Switch event was the beautiful new look at The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which launches alongside the new console on 3rd March. It was the first time we had glimpsed some of the game's core elements, our first proper look beyond its starting Plateau, and our introduction to Zelda. Show More Summary

Nintendo's next big mobile game is coming to Android first

Nintendo's next big mobile game is leading on Android, with Fire Emblem Heroes coming out on the platform on February 2nd before heading to iOS devices at an unspecified later date. Fire Emblem Heroes follows quickly from Super Mario...Show More Summary

There's a new Fire Emblem coming to the 3DS this year

The Nintendo 3DS is getting a surprise new Fire Emblem, with a remake of Fire Emblem Gaiden - the last Famicom entry in the series, and a game that never made its way out of Japan - coming out on May 19th in the UK. Fire Emblem Echoes:...Show More Summary

Fire Emblem Warriors is slated for autumn on Switch and 3DS

Dynasty Warriors developer Omega Force's upcoming spin-off Fire Emblem Warriors is due this autumn on Switch, Nintendo revealed in a Nintendo Direct stream tonight. Interestingly, it will be coming to 3DS too, just as Hyrule Warriors did. In fact, Fire Emblem Warriors is being developed by the same team who worked on that Nintendo licensed spin-off. Read more…

TowerFall Ascension is coming to Xbox One next week

Local multiplayer masterpiece TowerFall Ascension is coming to Xbox One on 25th January, developer Matt Thorson has announced. The four-player game's Dark World expansion will likewise be arriving on Microsoft's console the same day....Show More Summary

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