© Nintendo Life A little over seven years ago, Nintendo made a big, but understated move that would go on to have an enormous impact on its future: it unified its handheld and console divisions. At the time, this just seemed like a move that would allow the two kinds of development teams to better … Read more Talking Point: Is Nintendo Making As Many Games As It Used To?
2020 has been an unusual year, that’s for sure. If we think back to our expectations at the end of 2019, there was plenty to look forward to for gamers across the spectrum. Both Microsoft and Sony had new hardware coming, and despite Nintendo’s slate looking relatively blank (aside from Animal Crossing), there were sure … Read more Talking Point: Have You Missed E3 This Year?
And we’ve come to the end of another busy week in the world of video games – a week filled with analysis of a technical titan from a previous generation, the third anniversary of Splatoon 2, some freshly showcased upcoming titles, and gaming chairs plastered with Mario’s face. Now, it’s finally time to sit back … Read more Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? (July 25th)
It might not feel like it–especially with the avalanche of titles across all platforms constantly threatening to whittle our bank balance to zero given the chance–but video games remain one of the best value forms of entertainment going. Bloated summer blockbusters might deliver three hours of entertainment for the price of a movie ticket (remember … Read more Talking Point: Are You Prepared To Spend $70 On The Latest Games?
With yet another week down – this time bringing with it a new Switch update, the LEGO NES console and an official Animal Crossing Instagram account, no less – it’s finally time to sit back and chat about our weekend gaming plans. Members of Team Nintendo Life have done just that below, and we’d love … Read more Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? (July 18th)
Nintendo Life How many hours have you clocked up playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons? A quick check of my profile page shows ‘185 hours or more’ at the time of writing. For someone who routinely complains about not having enough hours in the day to play through epic RPGs–somebody who loves nothing better than a … Read more Talking Point: Does Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Rollout Of Event Updates Make It Feel ‘Incomplete’?
Yet another week has passed us by, giving us the very first review score for the upcoming Paper Mario game, as well as not one, but two cases of Animal Crossing fans being left upset over the game’s latest updates. Now, though, it’s finally time to sit back and relax. Members of Team Nintendo Life … Read more Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? (July 11th)
With another week out of the way – this time bringing a brand new Smash Bros. update, a new Animal Crossing update, and even an apology from Nintendo over Joy-Con drift(!) – it’s finally time for us to sit and chat about our weekend gaming plans. Members of Team Nintendo Life have discussed just that … Read more Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? (July 4th)
We’ve finally made it through another long week, this time full of lots of Super Smash Bros. news, the controversial Pokémon Presents show, and reports that Nintendo is planning on cutting back on its mobile game development. With all of that out of the way, it’s time for us to sit and chat about our … Read more Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? (June 27th)
© Nintendo Life EA’s on-off relationship with Nintendo over the past decade has been so eventual it’s a wonder it hasn’t been turned into a 10-part docuseries on Netflix by now. Back in the Wii era, EA was happy to throw resources at Nintendo’s system thanks to its impressive install base, and we were gifted … Read more Talking Point: Is EA’s Switch Strategy Lazy, Or Simply Common Sense?