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Nintendo Download: Kirby: Star Allies

It's a big day for the Switch, as it's hosting Kirby Star Allies and Attack on Titan 2 for starters. You can also pick up NeoGeo Aero Fighters 3, Bad Dudes, BINGO, Clustertruck, Enchanting Mahjong Match, Gem Smashers, Kona, Last D...


Nintendo Download: Danmaku Unlimited 3

The Switch, for what feels like the millionth week, completely dominates today's Nintendo Download list as developers slowly move from the 3DS to the Switch. Alongside of the marquee Danmaku Unlimited 3, the Switch is also getting The Trail...


Nintendo Switch: A Year in Review

One year ago today, the Nintendo Switch graced store shelves worldwide and started a frenzy. We’re not talking 2006 Wii levels of crazy, but the Switch was pretty hard to find for a couple of months. Even with the console flying off s...


Nintendo Download: Fear Effect Sedna

If you had told me years ago that the "controversial" Fear Effect series would one day be resurrected and make its way onto a Nintendo platform, you would have sounded crazy. But here we are, as Fear Effect Sedna is arriving on Ma...


Nintendo Download: Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus

Nintendo is really surprising me as we enter an era where games aren't taking that long to be ported or straight-up designed for the Switch. While a lot of its early offerings were ports of one, two, or three-year old games we're now g...


Nintendo Download: Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2

I feel like I'm a broken record, but it's a big ol' day for Switch ports. Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 are hitting the platform, as well as Fe, NeoGeo Fatal Fury 3, Aqua Kitty UDX, Escape Trick: 35: Fateful Enigmas, Jeo Dever's Lone Wolf, John...


Nintendo Download: Aegis Defenders

It's kind of an exciting week when it comes to indies and ports on the Switch, as a few good ones are crossing over. You'll be able to pick up Owlboy on February 13, and this week Dragon Quest Builders, Aegis Defenders,  NeoGeo 20...


Nintendo Download: SteamWorld Dig

The Switch begins anew with another cycle of port catching up. This week we're getting Crypt of the Necrodancer, Dandara, Night in the Woods, NeoGeo Samurai Shodown II, 3D MiniGolf, Black Hole, Darkside Detective, 10 Second Run Returns, Aet...


My Nintendo has some new games up for grabs!

An update to My Nintendo is such a rare occurrence that I tend to forget the service exists. I don't think I've logged in since the last time I wrote about games being offered and that was only to grab screenshot. I suppose today marks the ...


Nintendo Download: Celeste

The Switch might be missing out on a few big games like Monster Hunter World and Dragon Ball FighterZ, but it has at least one trick up its sleeve. Celeste is hitting the system today, as well as Tales of the Tiny Planet, Earth Wa...


Nintendo Download: Kirby Battle Royale

It's kind of a big week for the Switch, as it's getting several high-profile indies, a Kirby game, and a new Square Enix RPG. Lost Sphear will debut on January 23, but today you'll get Darkest Dungeon, Ambition of the Slimes, NeoGeo Po...


Nintendo Download: Dragon Quest Builders demo

We just had a pretty huge "Mini" Direct this morning, but none of it is actually coming to fruition today outside of a Dragon Quest Builders demo on Switch. Nintendo is peddling a Pokken DX "Battle Pack" (Season Pass), but the first pa...


Nintendo Download: Kirby Battle Royale Demo

Nintendo preceded this issue of Nintendo Download with a "Happy New Year!" greeting, which is perhaps more exciting than the actual lineup of games this weel. As is becoming the norm these days the 3DS is mostly left out, hosting a sole Kir...


Nintendo Download: SteamWorld Heist (Switch)

We're reaching a post-holiday lull, the calm before the storm after everyone blew all the cash in their collective wallets. Don't worry, January is looking to decimate us yet again, but for now, we can breathe easy. On the Swich you'll find...


Nintendo Download: Tiny Metal

Tiny Metal is the big Switch holiday eShop release, which is interesting as it's actually published by Sony, and is currently the subject of Kickstarter controversy.But it isn't alone, as it's joined by Federic: Resurrection of Music, 60 Se...


Nintendo Download: Yooka-Laylee Switch

It's another big day for the Switch (man this system), as it's hosting Enter the Gungeon, Yooka-Laylee, and Romancing Saga 2 (on December 15). Also on Switch is Gorogoa, One More Dungeon, NeoGeo The Last Blade, Mutant Mudds Collection, Embe...

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Vs. Super Mario Bros. will be hitting the Japanese eShop soon

It's been awhile since we've heard about Nintendo's efforts to port the arcade iterations of its classics to the Switch, but we seem to be getting a second entry before the end of the year. Heading to the Japanese eShop on December 22, Vs. ...


Nintendo Download: The End Is Nigh

Switch once again dominates the week, as it's hosting the eShop releases of Floor Kids, The End is Nigh (on December 12), and WWE 2K18. Also on Switch is NeoGeo Top Hunter Roddy & Cathy, Acorn Tactics, Dimension Drive, Embers of Mirrim,...


Nintendo Download: Xenoblade Chronicles 2

As one of the last big relases of 2017, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 stands tall. It's out on December 1 on Switch, along with a free Japanese voice pack and a paid expansion pass. You can also pick up Nine Parchments, OPUS: The Day We Found Eart...


Nintendo Download: Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

As usual it's another incredibly busy week for the Switch, as its hosting Stick it to the Man, Transcripted, Worms W.M.D, Portal Knights, Letter Quest Remastered, Crimsonland, Red Game Without a Great Name, Resident Evil Revelations 1 + 2, ...


Nintendo Download: Skyrim

In a rare occasion, both the Switch and the 3DS have some big releases this week. Switch brings with it the much anticipated The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, as well as Battle Chef Brigade, ACA NeoGeo Karvnov's Revenge, Antiquia Lost, Dead Sync...


Nintendo Download: Doom

Well, the powers that be did it, they brought an ultraviolent third-party game to the Switch. Doom arrives this week (November 10) on the system, as well as L.A. Noire and Rocket League (November 14), Snipperclipps DLC, Batma...


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Tomb Raider"Not nearly enough rebar through the abdomen"


Jessica Jones (Season 2)"You thought it couldn't get darker?"


Yakuza 6: The Song of Life"The End of a Saga"


Warhammer: Vermintide 2"Bring on the ratmen"


Surviving Mars"Fourth Rock from the Sun"


Kirby Star Allies"HIIIIIIIIII"


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I only planned to get the DMC HD Duology last week, but walked away with Okami HD and Yakuza Kawami, Dunno when Ill get to Still working on Bayonetta


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