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Talking Point: What We're Hoping To See In Today's Nintendo Direct

Talking Point: What We’re Hoping To See In Today’s Nintendo Direct

Well, well, well. We may have been disappointed when our 2020 Direct predictions failed to come true, but what’s 530 days of waiting between friends? Besides, we’ve been really busy in the intervening months, haven’t we? We don’t need you, Nintendo. We’ve got, er, a global pandemic. We’re just kidding, Ninty. We love you. Please …

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Capcom Insider Backs Up Previous Claims Of Switch "Focused" Resident Evil Revelations 3 Release

Capcom Insider Backs Up Previous Claims Of Switch “Focused” Resident Evil Revelations 3 Release

Last year, Capcom suffered a leak revealing a game called Resident Evil Outrage was scheduled for a Q4 2021 release. As previously stated by Capcom insider Dusk Golem, this title is apparently Resident Evil Revelations 3 (or at least was originally named that at some point during development) and will be a “Switch-focused RE game” …

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Hardware Review: The Retro-Bit Prism HD Is Another Great GameCube HDMI Adapter

Hardware Review: The Retro-Bit Prism HD Is Another Great GameCube HDMI Adapter

HDMI output on the GameCube has been around for a while. Back in 2018, we got the rather rough-and-ready GC Video Plug ‘n Play 3.0, which did the job but came in a rather ugly 3D-printed case. Shortly afterwards there came the EON GCHD adapter (and, not long afterwards, its sequel), and in 2019 a …

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A Day-One Update For Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Is Now Live (Version 1.1.0)

A Day-One Update For Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Is Now Live (Version 1.1.0)

Nintendo Life Update [Sat 13th Feb, 2021 03:45 GMT]: Nintendo’s support page has now made the full patch notes for version 1.1.0 of Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury publicly available. Unfortunately, there are no details about what exactly has been updated, but there are apparently fixes to various issues that improve the overall …

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Video: How Pokémon Snap Replaced Its Blockbuster Collaboration On Wii & Wii U

Video: How Pokémon Snap Replaced Its Blockbuster Collaboration On Wii & Wii U

With New Pokémon Snap on the horizon, we can be sure many of you are itching to share the various photos you take around the new Lental region, but things weren’t always so simple in the olden days. The original Pokémon Snap had quite a marketing campaign when it launched in 1999; in collaboration with …

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Former Nintendo Employee Howard Phillips Is Launching A "Tell-All" Book About The Company

Former Nintendo Employee Howard Phillips Is Launching A “Tell-All” Book About The Company

Retro fans will likely remember Howard “Gamemaster” Phillips. Having worked for Nintendo of America between 1981-1991, he became their spokesperson and was widely known for his vast knowledge of NES games. Now, he’s back with a new book, launching Gamemaster Classified: An Insider’s Guide to Nintendo’s Coming of Age on Kickstarter. Not to be confused …

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Mask Of The Rose Launches Kickstarter, Gets 50% Funded In Two Hours

Mask Of The Rose Launches Kickstarter, Gets 50% Funded In Two Hours

Failbetter Games, the developer behind Fallen London, Sunless Sea, Sunless Skies, and long-time fans of placing scary adjectives next to big places, launched their newest Kickstarter today to fund Mask of the Rose, an upcoming romantic visual novel about “love, mystery, the restructuring of society after profound change, and bats.” Mask of the Rose is …

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Will You Be Clearing Up Some Space For The Switch Version Of Apex Legends?

Will You Be Clearing Up Some Space For The Switch Version Of Apex Legends?

One of the bigger games arriving on the Nintendo Switch next month is Apex Legends by EA and Respawn Entertainment. This team-based battle royale shooter doesn’t cut corners – bringing the “full-featured” experience to Nintendo’s hybrid system. According to Respawn, port specialist Panic Button (Rocket League, DOOM Eternal) worked its magic on this one, achieving …

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Exclusive: Nyamyam On Bringing The Award-Winning "Game Sitcom" Astrologaster To Switch

Exclusive: Nyamyam On Bringing The Award-Winning “Game Sitcom” Astrologaster To Switch

© Nyamnyam Those of you with very good memories might recall the UK studio Nyamyam, which was responsible for the gorgeous Tengami on Wii U. Fronted by former Rare developers Jennifer Schneidereit (Kinect Sports) and Phil Tossell (Star Fox Adventures), Nyamyam created a game engine which simulated to the look of classic pop-up picture books, …

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