Celebrate 25 Years Of Pokémon With This Pikachu-Themed PowerA Controller

If the recently revealed Apex Legends PowerA controller doesn’t particularly interest you, perhaps you would prefer this Pikachu-themed to mark 25 years of Pokémon. This latest controller from PowerA is another enhanced wireless pro controller designed for use with the Nintendo Switch. “025” not only happens to be Pikachu’s National Pokédex number, but it also … Read more

Nintendo’s Paper Mario Series Is Now 20 Years Old

This week marks the 20th anniversary of Paper Mario in North America. Yep, the original Nintendo 64 Mario RPG was first released in this region on 5th February 2001. This also marks 20 years – in general – since the series started out. To celebrate this special occasion, Nintendo of America has shared the following … Read more

Anniversary: Japan Celebrates 15 Years Of Super Mario Strikers

Next Level Games is seemingly on a hiring spree, and it got us thinking about some of its past releases. One standout hit, in particular, is the GameCube title Super Mario Strikers (also known as Mario Smash Football). Although the game made its original debut in Europe and the US in 2005 (marking its 15th … Read more

After 13 Years, Mario Kart Wii’s Rainbow Road Finally Gives Up Its “Impossible” Ultra Shortcut

© Nintendo Mario Kart Tour and Home Circuit might be Nintendo’s focus these days (We still love you too, Deluxe), but there remains a dedicated player base out there for Mario Kart Wii. Despite being almost 13 years old, it was still pulling in respectable sales numbers as recently as 2019 and we’ve seen some … Read more

Axiom Verge Is Getting Its “First Ever” Free Update Almost Six Years After Launch

Will add a new “Randomizer Mode” by Liam Doolan 35 mins ago Axiom Verge‘s creator Thomas Happ last year delayed the release of the second game until the first half of 2021. So what’s he been up to since then? It turns out he’s actually been spending some of his time on a free update … Read more

Nintendo First Shared Switch Launch Details Four Years Ago Today

Nintendo’s Yoshiaki Koizumi showing off the Switch Joy-Con – and looking far cooler than we could ever dream of (Image: Nintendo) For many of us, the Nintendo Switch has become our go-to console in recent years, with its hardware versatility and frankly outstanding library of games helping it to arguably become one of the best … Read more

UK Charts: Animal Crossing Returns To Winning Ways With A New Year’s Number One

UK physical chart data is now in for the week ending 2nd January, revealing that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has returned to the number one spot. Nintendo’s smash hit managed to climb past last week’s number one, FIFA 21, to get there, kicking off 2021 with yet more success. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe also continues … Read more

Random: Hades Fan Transforms Last Year’s Indie Hit Into A Fully-Functioning Arcade Cabinet

One of the highlights of 2020 was the indie hit Hades by Supergiant Games. The title was one of the best-selling indies on the Switch eShop and we said it was a heavenly trip to hell, awarding it an outstanding ten out of ten stars. As you can probably imagine by now it has got … Read more