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  • Feature: Star Wars Games - Every Star Wars Game On Nintendo Systems Ranked

    Feature: Star Wars Games – Every Star Wars Game On Nintendo Systems Ranked

    We sort the padawans from the poodoo. Update: Now featuring 100% more Star Wars: Republic Commando. Originally posted on 7th April 2021, we’ve republished this list to celebrate Star Wars Day – enjoy! The release of Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker may have ‘ended’ Star Wars as we’ve known it for the […] More

  • Recent Classical Highlights

    Recent Classical Highlights

    ​Now that it’s been more than a year since classical ensembles could perform in their usual configurations, we’re starting to see the last wave of pre-pandemic live recordings, as well as more stripped-down and personal interpretations. Source link More

  • Feature: 'Arcade Perfect' Be Damned: R-Type DX Is Still Portable Perfection

    Feature: 'Arcade Perfect' Be Damned: R-Type DX Is Still Portable Perfection

    Bydo To The Future. R-Type may be 34 years old but the beyond-enthusiastic reception for R-Type Final 2‘s Kickstarter proved Irem’s long-running series is much more than a nostalgic memory held close by a few greying fans, or vintage shmup still hazily respected from a great distance. R-Type can still generate hype and open up […] More

  • Feature: Nintendo Life eShop Selects - April 2021

    Feature: Nintendo Life eShop Selects – April 2021

    April’s best Switch eShop games! April was a pretty stellar month for new games on the eShop, helped somewhat by the fantastic Nintendo Indie World presentation that saw some great games launch immediately after the show. These awards aim to celebrate the best of Nintendo’s digital store, giving some love and attention to the games […] More

  • Feature: Turning 'Peaceful' Into 'Frantic' With Animal Crossing's Speedrunning Scene

    Feature: Turning 'Peaceful' Into 'Frantic' With Animal Crossing's Speedrunning Scene

    Legging it through New Leaf. There’s an entire generation of players who hold dear fond memories of dipping their stubby toes in the coarse sand of Animal Crossing: New Leaf’s beaches. There was a calm warmth that came with the villagers that called your slowly built-up town home. The game was a beacon of creativity […] More

  • Guide: Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games And Accessories For May And June 2021

    Guide: Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games And Accessories For May And June 2021

    Clubs and funny trousers at the ready! We’re moving into the warmer months now, and things look to be heating up on the video game release schedule, too. After a relatively quiet start to the year, the release of Monster Hunter Rise and New Pokémon Snap have helped get Switch owners’ pulses racing, and there’s […] More

  • Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? (May 1st)

    Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? (May 1st)

    Go on, tell us… It’s been another intriguing week in the world of Nintendo, as we take a breath and prepare to relax over the weekend. We had a surprise update that great enhanced online play in Super Mario Party, Monster Hunter Rise updated to version 2.0, Animal Crossing missed the memo with a disappointing […] More

  • Talking Point: Why Did Nintendo Give Up On Its 'Classic Edition' Concept So Soon?

    Talking Point: Why Did Nintendo Give Up On Its 'Classic Edition' Concept So Soon?

    Does it truly hate making money? We don’t exist in a bubble here at Nintendo Life, and there’s many a time we’ve glanced over other sites and spotted a feature that makes us jealous we didn’t think of writing it first. One such piece is this excellent RetroBeat feature by Mike Minotti over on VentureBeat, […] More

  • Talking Point: Wii Features We'd Love To See On Nintendo Switch

    Talking Point: Wii Features We'd Love To See On Nintendo Switch

    Apart from ‘managing the fridge’, that wasn’t fun. The Nintendo Switch has been a hugely successful and profitable system — and we’re evidently huge fans of it — so it might seem a tad churlish to highlight areas it could be better. Yet one aspect where the system is arguably lacking is in personality, especially […] More

  • Feature: Pokémon Origin Stories - The Inspiration Behind Your Favourite Pocket Monsters

    Feature: Pokémon Origin Stories – The Inspiration Behind Your Favourite Pocket Monsters

    A quarter-century of Pokémon designs. Pokémon is a juggernaut of a franchise. Countless games, movies, merchandise and mobile apps make this literally the biggest media franchise ever made in terms of cold hard cash. Of course this couldn’t have happened without long-lasting appeal, and one area that the franchise nearly always seems to nail down […] More

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