Soapbox: The Nintendo Switch Was My Companion As I Travelled The World

Not my actual suitcase – mine had way more shoes, and no pliers (why do they have pliers?) When the Nintendo Switch came out in early 2017, I was adrift. I had moved out of London, I had gone freelance a few months before, and I was what people at the time called a “digital … Read more

Smash Bros. Celebrates Pokémon’s 25th Anniversary With A Pocket Monster Brawl

Last week, the Pokémon series turned 25 years old. To celebrate this, Nintendo’s all-star fighting game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is hosting a special Pokémon Brawl tournament. It starts later this week on 5th March and will run for a total of three days. As you might have already worked out, it’s themed around Pokémon … Read more

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update 1.8.0 Patch Notes – Super Mario 35th Anniversary Items, Fixes And More

Following on from the Animal Crossing: New Horizons‘ version 1.8.0 update last week, Nintendo has now finally made the full patch notes available. Most notably, this update adds the Super Mario 35th anniversary collaboration items. In addition to this are “limited-time” seasonal items available from Nook Shopping. Last but not least is a fix for … Read more

Introducing The Grand Seiko Spring Drive Chronograph GMT SBGC240 140th Anniversary Limited Edition Watch

BY HARLAN CHAPMAN-GREEN I know I make a fuss about this every time I write about a special edition Seiko, but I think the folks over in their head offices have genuinely lost the plot at this point. Continue reading Introducing The Grand Seiko Spring Drive Chronograph GMT SBGC240 140th Anniversary Limited Edition Watch at … Read more

Anniversary: Stardew Valley Is Now Five Years Old

It’s been anniversary after anniversary over the past month and now on top of all the other ones currently take place, this week marks Stardew Valley‘s fifth year. Creator ConcernedApe has taken to Twitter to thank all of the game’s fans for being a part of the long journey. Stardew Valley has been available on … Read more

Expect To Hear More About Zelda’s 35th Anniversary This Summer, Says Industry Insider

Last week marked Zelda’s 35th anniversary and apart from the reveal of Skyward Sword HD and some themed Joy-Con, in terms of full games, there’s been nothing else announced. It’s left a lot of fans wondering what’s going on – with many celebrating the big occasion by themselves. So, what is happening? Industry insider and … Read more

Nintendo Ignored Zelda’s 35th Anniversary This Weekend, But Fans Are Celebrating In Style

Nintendo Yesterday, 21st February, marked the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, the very first game in one of the industry’s most successful, popular, and important series. Despite heavily celebrating Mario’s 35th last year with remastered games, merchandise, and more, Nintendo has been surprisingly quiet on the Zelda front, failing to even acknowledge the … Read more

Get A Stack Of Extra Goodies In Blizzard’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Collection

© Blizzard If you’re interested in purchasing the Blizzard Arcade Collection for your Nintendo Switch, you might want to consider Blizzard’s 30-year celebration collection instead. This pack not only includes Blizzard’s new retro arcade collection but also a cache of commemorative in-game content for Overwatch and Diablo III. Keep in mind you’ll need to own … Read more

Panic Co-Founder Tweets Out A Firewatch Secret In Celebration Of Fifth Anniversary

It’s Firewatch’s Fifth anniversary, and to celebrate the big day, Cabel Sasser – the co-founder of Firewatch publisher, Panic, and co-creator of the PlayDate – tweeted out a big secret about the game. Don’t read past this if you want to discover it for yourself! We’ll give you a hint: Search for a sign that … Read more

Rumour: Zelda’s 35th Anniversary Will See The Return Of Wind Waker And Twilight Princess

If the reveal of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD wasn’t the exact HD release you were hoping for from Nintendo, don’t worry – as there are apparently other Zelda games returning to mark 35 years of the series. According to VGC journalist, Andy Robinson, Nintendo fans can be on the lookout for Wind … Read more