Nintendo Partners with the Tailgate Tour to Bring Super Smash Bros. Ultimate to Colleges This Fall

End-Zone Rivalries Meet In-Game Rivalries at College Football Tailgates REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 12, 2018 – During select college football games this season, there might be rivalries playing inside andoutside the stadium. Fans could see Mario vs. Bowser, or Zelda vs. Ganondorf, or the Inklings vs. Ridley, or frankly any of the thousands of combinations that can be formed with a roster of more than 70 playable fighters. That’s because the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system is heading to college campuses this fall to join some of the biggest tailgate parties of the season. To lead up to the game’s launch on Dec. 7, Nintendo is partnering with Wendy’s College Tailgate Tour, the largest traveling fan experience in college football, to bring Super Smash Bros. Ultimateto notable football matchups to let fans play the game before heading into the stadium to cheer on their favorite team. The setup will feature a customized Super […]

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Party Arcade

Planet Entertainment and FarSight Studios Announce Party Arcade for Nintendo Switch

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. – Sept. 11, 2018 – Planet Entertainment today announced that Party Arcade, developed by FarSight Studios, will come to Nintendo Switch™ on Oct. 23. Jam-packed with some of today’s most popular party games, this new collection will be available for $29.99. Party Arcade is the sequel to the Game Party franchise, the mega-hit series on Nintendo Wii™ developed by FarSight Studios. Perfect for gamers and party-goers of all ages, Party Arcade features an electrifying arcade collection of timeless games that include air hockey, billiards, darts, cornhole, cup pong, ping pong, puck bowling and hoop shoot. The game supports up to four-player multiplayer, both local and online, giving players the chance to challenge anyone who thinks they have what it takes to become the undisputed champion on the global leaderboards. With a flick of your wrist, throw darts, hit balls and slap pucks using Joy-Con™ motion controls. Or snap to the console and wield analog sticks for classic gameplay. Party Arcade also includes extra in-game […]

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TALES OF VESPERIA: DEFINITIVE EDITION RELEASES ON 11th JANUARY, 2019

10th September, 2018 – Richmond, UK: – After overwhelming fan demand, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe is pleased to announce that TALES OF VESPERIA™: Definitive Edition will be available for the first time outside of Japan on January 11th, 2019 for Xbox One, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Nintendo Switch™ and PC. TALES OF VESPERIA: Definitive Edition includes up-scaled screen resolution, characters, events, and costumes that were never released outside of Japan, as well as introducing two new playable party members. Flynn Scifo, the main character’s best friend and rival, and Patty Fleur, a young pirate searching for her lost memories. TALES OF VESPERIA: Definitive Edition uses a specialised iteration of the ‘TALES OF’ series’ Linear Motion Battle System for combat. Players control a single party member in real-time combat while other party members are controlled by a customised set of A.I. commands. Players can swap between any of the four characters at any time during battles and can perform […]

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Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! & Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee!

Secret Techniques, Exclusive Moves, and More Revealed in Latest Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Announcement

September 10, 2018—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced new details about exclusive Pokémon moves, Secret Techniques, and much more in the highly anticipated Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! games, releasing on November 16 on the Nintendo Switch system. Both games are designed for players taking their first steps into the Pokémon video game world as well as for longtime fans wanting a new way to play Pokémon. Clear the Way: Secret Techniques  Pikachu or Eevee can help players overcome obstacles they encounter and make travel easier in Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! by learning Secret Techniques. These special skills can be used by the player’s partner Pokémon outside of battle to clear away trees (Chop Down), glide across water (Sea Skim), and quickly revisit towns and cities that have already been explored (Sky Dash). Powerful Partner-Exclusive Moves The player’s partner Pikachu or Eevee can use exclusive moves that no […]

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Nintendo eShop – America’s Top 30 for August 2018

It’s time for the Americas to show which games sold the most in the past month. Thus, let’s take a look at the most downloaded titles in the past month in the Americas (period of reference: August 1st – August 31st). Fortnite is still dominating the overall download rankings, and Hollow Knight’s continues its strong showing, rising up to 2nd also thanks to the recent celebratory sale for the new DLC. Other new entries in the ranking include Into the Breach (17th) and The Messenger (26th). Finally, older titles such as Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle (16th), Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch (21st) and Human: Fall Flat (27th) climb the charts thanks to recent / ongoing deals. August 2018 Sales Chart 01. Fortnite (Epic Games) {2018.06.12} 02. Hollow Knight (Team Cherry) {2018.06.12} 03. Dead Cells (Motion Twin) {2018.08.07} 04. Overcooked! 2 (Team 17) {2018.08.07} 05. The Legend of Zelda: Breath […]

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WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, TT GAMES AND THE LEGO GROUP ANNOUNCE LEGO HARRY POTTER: COLLECTION

Journey back to Hogwarts in remastered compilation of LEGO Harry Potter games coming to Nintendo Switch and Xbox One Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO® Group today announced the LEGO® Harry Potter™: Collection, bringing LEGO® Harry Potter™: Years 1-4 and LEGO® Harry Potter™: Years 5-7 to Nintendo Switch™ and Xbox One for the first time with both top-selling videogames remastered in one package. On 2nd November 2018, LEGO® Harry Potter™: Collection unites the signature humour of LEGO® games and the expansive Wizarding World for a thrilling journey full of spell-casting, potion-making, and puzzle-solving fun. Gamers can experience the entire LEGO® Harry Potter™ adventure featuring content from the eight films with enhanced graphics, environments, lighting and visual effects, along with two downloadable content (DLC) packs. The Official LEGO® Harry Potter™: Collection Announcement Trailer can be viewed and shared via the following link: https://youtu.be/jyfv4PSNLcU “The LEGO® Harry Potter™: Collection for Nintendo Switch™ and Xbox One grants access for a new generation of players to experience Harry Potter’s magical journey […]

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WILL: A Wonderful World

WILL: A Wonderful World is set for an October release on Nintendo Switch

5th September, 2018 – CIRCLE Entertainment is delighted to confirm that WILL: A Wonderful World, a game warmly received by gamers on PC, is on track for an October release on Nintendo Switch. It delivers a unique mechanic in which you influence varied characters and their narratives, attempting to find the best solution for all of those in need. You do this by affecting the story itself as you review and then edit letters, solve puzzles and immerse yourself in the varied fates of the cast. Here’s a story summary: Use your heart and wisdom to help those in need. There was an urban legend… Write your troubles down on a note. Hold it in your hand at midnight and pray. “God, please help me…” Then god will hear your plea. And change your fate. It was only a legend though. It wasn’t even popular for very long…  A young girl wakes […]

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R-Type Dimensions

Legendary Arcade Shooter R-Type Dimensions Coming to Nintendo Switch and PC

Play all original levels from granddaddy of shumps in classic mode or with updated 3D graphics and a host of new features Bellevue, Wash.—September 5, 2018 — Tozai Games announced today that R-Type Dimensions will be launching worldwide on Nintendo Switch and Steam in late 2018. R-Type Dimensions includes both acclaimed arcade classics initially published by Irem, R-Type and R-Type II. Each title can be played in classic mode with the original 2D graphics and retro music or with hi-res 3D graphics and remastered audio. Two new features will be introduced in this edition: Full power-up mode, allowing players to power their ships to maximum weapon in Infinite Mode, and Fast forward, the ability to speed up the game in any mode. The Switch version will also feature in-game achievements. Additional features of R-Type Dimensions include: Two complete games: includes all 8 original R-Type levels and all 6 original R-Type II levels Switch between hi-res 2D/3D graphics with revamped […]

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Switch Cycle 28

After 5 months, 14 days, 6 hours the Cycle 28 mystery has been solved

The ARG-esque community puzzle involved hunting through ship logs, hidden stories, local libraries, and artisanal coffee videos CARDIFF, September 4th, 2018 – We are extremely excited to announce that a member the Cycle 28 community, Sam from Australia, has claimed the first ever Pill Bug Golden Ticket! Having solved the mystery of Cycle 28, Sam explained step-by-step how they broke Flight Lieutenant Olivia Bergen – the game’s protagonist – out of the time loop, becoming the first person to see the end credits. Sam was very grateful to many members of the Cycle 28 community in helping them reach the solution. As well as a bunch of Pill Bug goodies and prizes, Sam will get every Pill Bug game we ever make! We’re not going to tell you exactly how the mystery was solved, that’s up to Sam, but we will say all the community’s hard work in finding the […]

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