Nintendo Survey Asks Fans What Pokémon Games & Spin-Offs They Want

Image: The Pokémon Company Every now and then companies will send out surveys to diehard fans asking what kind of games they would like to see in the future based on certain franchises. We’ve seen Atlus and others like Capcom do this, and most recently it seems Nintendo has issued one, specifically about Pokémon. As … Read more

Don’t Worry, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Special Editions Are On The Way

Image: Nintendo Xenoblade Chronicles 3 got off to a strong start when it was released in July, but one minor setback was the delay of the special edition/collector’s edition in select locations around the world. Months later, it seems Nintendo has finally got around to shipping the fancier physical copies of the game. If you … Read more

No One Had Fully Seen Pokémon Cards Get Made Until Now, Somehow

Screenshot: The Pokémon Company Pokémon TCG fansite PokéBeach has secured quite the find. It’s an internal video from The Pokémon Company that shows, in never-before-seen detail, exactly how a Western Pokémon card is created, from their initial design to proofing and printing. And if you love those factory shots of items getting mass produced, you’re … Read more

Splatoon 3 Players Discover Sloshing Machine Exploit That Allows You To Splat Through Walls

Image: Nintendo The astronomical rise of Splatoon 3 was always going to result in players finding exploits in the game, but we didn’t think that one such problem would let you splat players through walls. Glance over Twitter, however, and it not only seems that this issue exists, but that players are using it to … Read more

This Deluxe Steam Deck Kickstand Makes A Huge Difference

Photo: Kotaku While the Steam Deck, Valve’s souped-up mini PC, offers a wealth of gaming experiences in a portable format, the lack of a kickstand has been a sore spot. Enter the Deckmate: A simple, plastic bracket that lets you attach not just a very handy kickstand, but also several other specialized mounting solutions to … Read more

The Nier Automata Anime Just Got A Trailer And Release Details

2B continues to carry the weight of the world on her hips.Gif: A-1 Pictures/ PlatinumGames / Kotaku We’ve been waiting since February, when a cryptic teaser went up hinting at an anime adaptation for the popular Japanese action-RPG Nier: Automata, for more details on the promising project. This weekend, we finally got not one, but … Read more

UK Charts: Mario Kart 8 Gains Ground As Splatoon 3 Continues To Dominate

Image: Nintendo Splatoon 3 continues its dominance in the UK market (physically, at least) thanks to the latest charts data. The multiplayer sequel comes in at number one again, but right on its heels is none other than Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Originally released back in April 2017 – over five years ago now – … Read more

Nintendo Switch Sale Brings Top-Rated Strategy Game to Under $10

Between the Fire Emblem games other exclusives, the Nintendo Switch has no shortage of strategy titles, but one of the best strategy games the console boasts is actually a third-party title. That game is Slay the Spire, an acclaimed card-battler which has been out for a few years now and came to the Switch on … Read more

Box Art Brawl: Duel – Star Fox Adventures

Image: Nintendo Life Hi everyone; welcome to another edition of ‘Box Art Brawl’! We hope you’ve all had a fun and productive week since our last battle. Last time, we took a look at a GameCube classic with Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life to celebrate the recent announcement of its remake, Story of Seasons: A … Read more

‘Trombone Champ’ and 13 More of the Most Absurd, Ridiculous Games Ever Made

Screenshot: Holy Wow Studios I’m a big fan of “elevated” video games designed with serious intent—think Papers, Please or This War of Mine—but sometimes I want the opposite. Sometimes I want to play a game that is as dumb as possible, a game so funny and ridiculous, it becomes literally impossible to think about anything … Read more