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Nintendo Labo London hands-on event requires you bring a child

Nintendo is holding a hands-on workshop with Nintendo Labo in London next month - but you'll need to come along with a kid (if you're an adult) or an adult (if you're a kid). The event will take place between 14th-17th February (which is, handily, half term) in South Kensington. Show More Summary

Nintendo Labo costs at least £60 in the UK

Nintendo has now given official prices to its new range of Nintendo Labo cardboard Switch accessories. The basic Nintendo Labo kit costs £59.99, and includes the cardboard Toy-Con designs for the piano, bike handlebars, doll's house and fishing rod, as well as the Switch game card with associated mini-games. Show More Summary

They Are Billions is an unputdownable RTS revelation

How long can you survive? It's so simple and so effective: build a base and protect it from the enemy zombie hordes. Not the ones milling about on the map, although they do trickle towards your base and sometimes with proper intent, but the actual hordes. Show More Summary

Here's a first look at the new Harry Potter mobile game

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery has its first teaser trailer, which shows a brief look at in-game footage. This is the first of two upcoming Potter games to come from Warner Bros' new Portkey Games label. In Hogwarts Mystery you get your letter to attend JK Rowling's famous magical school and meet some of the book series' famous professors. Read more…

Darkest Dungeon and the Lovecrafting of crunch

Heroes aren't born, forged, plucked from obscure, charming villages or raised from centuries of slumber in Darkest Dungeon - they are broken in. Or at least, broken. Out on Switch today, Red Hook's festering roguelike sees you battling...Show More Summary

Nintendo suddenly turns the screws on Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp players mid-event

Just last week, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp felt like it had turned over a new leaf. Nintendo's anthropomorphic app had new gardening gameplay, a fresh event, and everyone was happy. Now, the second half of the same event has gone live - and fans suddenly feel under pressure. Show More Summary

Nintendo Labo: the internet reacts

Nintendo surprised the world last night with its announcement of Nintendo Labo, a DIY cardboard accessory range for Nintendo Switch. So, of course, the world promptly took to Twitter to record its hot takes and jokes. For a more high-brow read, Martin just wrote about how Nintendo Labo is actually an ingenious nod back to Nintendo's past. Show More Summary

Criterion shooter Black now part of the EA Access vault

Black, the first-person shooter from Burnout studio Criterion, is now available as part of the EA Access games vault. If you're an EA Access subscriber on Xbox One you can now download and play the 2006 shooter at no extra charge. (Black...Show More Summary

Switch's eccentric new hardware is a link to Nintendo's past in the most exciting way

In the run-up to Nintendo's announcement last night, a few of us were bandying around ideas about what it could possibly be. An Amiibo-focussed game, Nintendo's own version of Skylanders? A streaming service that brought together the...Show More Summary

Nintendo has announced Nintendo Labo, a bizarre new interactive cardboard toy line

Nintendo has announced Nintendo Labo, a new range of "build-and-play experiences designed to inspire creative minds and playful hearts alike". The toys start out as flat bits of perforated card and can be assembled into the likes of a bike, a piano, a fishing rod, rocket pack, and more. Show More Summary

Rogue Legacy developer's "action RPG with a twist" Full Metal Furies is out today

Full Metal Furies, a new "action RPG with a twist" from Rogue Legacy developer Cellar Door Games, has launched on Xbox One and PC. The vaguely greek-mythology-themed Full Metal Furies is the first game to come from Cellar Door sinceShow More Summary

Fox buys developer Cold Iron Studios to begin work on new Alien shooter

FoxNext Games, the interactive arm of entertainment giant 20th Century Fox, has acquired developer Cold Iron Studios, which will soon begin work on a new Alien shooter. Although there's little in the way of concrete information regarding...Show More Summary

Unity's latest interactive demo is an impressive technical showcase

Game engine Unity continues to shake off its humble origins with a new interactive demo designed to demonstrate exactly what it can do. This technical showcase is the work of the team behind 2016's Adam short film, which told the story of a humanoid robot awaking from a Matrix-like pod before being put to work by evil human overlords. This is Book of the Dead: Read more…

Driver San Francisco, Far Cry 2 now playable on Xbox One via backwards compatibility

Driver San Francsico, one of the greatest racing games of all time, is now available to play on Xbox One via the system's backwards compatibility service. It sounds like hyperbole, but I've never been able to play or enjoy another racing game quite as much, since. Show More Summary

Our latest look at Shenmue 3 shows it's on the right track

If Yu Suzuki and his team at Ys Net get a decent tailwind, 2018 might just be the year we get to play Shenmue 3, and if our latest look at it is anything to go by it could have been worth the wait. Three new screenshots emerged as aShow More Summary

Looks like Microsoft's pricey Xbox Elite controller is getting an upgrade

A new version of Microsoft's expensive Xbox Elite controller appears to have been outed online. Photos showing the upgraded Xbox Elite pad first appeared on Chinese site Baidu and were then independently verified by The Verge, which also noted how the photos backed up Microsoft patents filed at the end of last year. Show More Summary

CD Projekt Red shtum on rumour Cyberpunk 2077 will be at E3 this year

CD Projekt Red has been at pains to keep the conversation away from Cyberpunk 2077 in recent years. The Polish developer announced the game very early in order to attract talent to the studio, but then stopped discussing Cyberpunk 2077 entirely while The Witcher: Wild Hunt launched. Show More Summary

Jelly Deals: Tesco offering an Xbox One X with up to six games free

A note from the editor: Jelly Deals is a deals site launched by our parent company, Gamer Network, with a mission to find the best bargains out there. Look out for the Jelly Deals roundup of reduced-price games and kit every Saturday...Show More Summary

Overwatch Blizzard World theme park map launches next week

Overwatch's new Blizzard World theme park map finally has a release date: 23rd January 2018 - this coming Tuesday. That's on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Patches typically roll out early evening in the UK. It's not clear if there will be hero balance changes in the update but we do expect new loot box items, including at least eight new skins. Show More Summary

Nintendo Switch announcement tonight to reveal "new interactive experience"

Nintendo is prepping a big Switch announcement tonight, at 10pm UK time. A "new interactive experience" for Nintendo Switch will be revealed, the company has teased, "specially crafted for kids and those who are kids at heart". More to follow. Read more…

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