Monthly Archives: August 2022

Is the Nintendo Switch still worth buying in 2022?

Nintendo’s latest console was certainly quirky, but it was nothing short of a smash hit. Despite being released in 2017, the nintendo switch continues to enjoy strong sales, with its first-party games continually topping the charts. Its hardware sales also continue to impress, with the hybrid console selling over 111 …

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PlayStation dominates Xbox in South Africa

South African gamers seem to prefer Sony’s PlayStation to Microsoft’s Xbox, although game console distributors have declined to reveal their exact market share. Statcounter’s Console OS Market Share in South Africa in the Last 12 Months shows PlayStation sits at 94.54%, while Xbox is at 5.56% for July 2022. That’s …

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Other visual novels to play on Nintendo Switch if you liked Digimon Survive

Digimon Survive, the latest game featuring the titular digital monsters, surprised many fans by using visual novel elements rather than remaining a strict action role-playing game. Described as a hybrid between a visual novel and a tactical role-playing game, Digimon Survive tasked players with making the right choices as they …

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Nintendo Switch Won’t Get Price Increase, Says Company President

I’m just going through a phase without semiconductors… When it comes to Nintendo, they’re generally known for doing (mostly) good things for their consumer base, and they also know how to make sure they keep a good thing running…sometimes even to a point where it’s just a little too much. …

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card fight!! Vanguard Dear Days gets a release date

The next card fight!! Avant-garde The video game has finally set its release date, with the game set to launch on Nintendo Switch and PC on November 17, 2022. MORE: Great punch-out!! Multiplayer mode discovered 28 years later The video game, card fight!! Dear Vanguard Days, is based on the …

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Google search adds ‘Play now’ button for cloud games

If you’re not sure where to stream a show or movie that’s been recommended to you, a quick Google of the title is always your friend. Now, the search giant is doing the same for video games. In a sign of the advancement of game streaming, Google is adding a …

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Games that let you role-play as a bard

Sometimes the best way to fight a world-ending plague or intergalactic conflict is not with swords or guns, but rather through the performing arts. Bards excel in this category, because not only do they inspire their comrades in the heat of the moment, but they also look cool doing it. …

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In memory of Nintendo Life writer and contributor Philip J Reed

Philip J. Reed We are heartbroken to announce that former Nintendo Life contributor Philip J Reed has passed away. Those of you who have been around since the days of the 3DS and Wii U will no doubt remember Philip’s incredibly tireless contribution to this website. During that time, he …

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How to connect a Bluetooth headset to your Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has now enabled Bluetooth support on the Nintendo Switch, which means you can connect the gaming laptop to wireless headphones. As the industry gradually shifts from wired headphones to their Bluetooth counterparts, it only makes sense that Nintendo would finally embrace the technology. This will likely appeal to a …

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Elon Musk reveals why he won’t make a game console

Elon Musk is one of the biggest names in the tech industry, but he doesn’t have many plans to delve into the gaming side of things. Elon Musk has made a name for himself over the years thanks to companies like Tesla, an electric car company that aims to be …

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Universal Display: A Recession Buys On Its Bright Future

loveguli Universal Display Company (NASDAQ:OLED) is a New Jersey-based developer of OLED or organic light-emitting diode technology. The company is best known for providing key display technology to many of the mobile devices we use every day. The The company holds over 5,500 patents and currently has a market capitalization …

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Nintendo Switch OLED Argos deal: new games for £5

The Nintendo Switch OLED is the best version of the handheld you can buy, and if you want to upgrade with a new game, then Argos has the deal for you. From now until 9 September 2022, anyone who buys a new console will be able to launch any of …

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Little League World Series Baseball 2022 will launch on Nintendo Switch next week

Little League Baseball World Series regional tournaments, including the United States Championship, are in progress and on televisionand next week, an arcade-style baseball game will celebrate youth baseball on consoles and PC for the first time in 12 years. little league World Series Baseball 2022, developed by IguanaBee and published …

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How does Multiversus compare to Smash Bros Ultimate?

There have been a handful of studios that have attempted to put their own spin on the Smash Bros formula, but Multiversus is on course to be the most successful yet. The colorful, free-to-play platform fighter kicked off, with an excellent roster of characters from a myriad of IP Warnor …

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This twist on Yoshi would have helped pave the way for Super Mario 64

Croc: Legend of the Gobbos, a 3D platformer released in 1997, is said to have paved the way for Super Mario 64. Jez San, founder of Argonaut Software, recounts Croc’s “sad beginning and happy ending” in a conversation with Edge Magazine. “We had this long-term partnership with Nintendo and we …

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Zelda’s Strongest Versions, Ranked

There are many popular Nintendo games, such as Super Mario, Metroid, Donkey Kong, Animal Crossingetc However, the game series that stands out is The Legend of Zelda. The franchise began in 1986 when Nintendo released the first game on the Famicom Disk System. Since then, the series has flourished with …

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GameStop ‘Karen’ tries to trade a ‘perfectly good’ Nintendo Switch

A TikToker’s account from their exchange with a GameStop customer drew over 146,000 views on the platform. In the video, Sarah Beth Redlhammer (@voomaid) says the customer wanted to trade in a new Animal Crossing-themed Nintendo Switch for the exact same console because it was one year old. “There’s nothing …

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PUBG devs create ‘ambitious’ new fantasy game based on Korean novel, The Bird That Drinks Tears

PUBG developer Krafton has announced a new game based on the Korean fantasy book, The Bird That Drinks Tears. Krafton says it’s an “ambitious project” that “aims to bring the original fantasy universe of The Bird That Drinks Tears to life through its unique and refreshing fantasy races, beautiful and …

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Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Region Reveal, Mario Kart 8 DLC Wave 2 Prints | Everything about Nintendo

This week on All Things Nintendo, Brian invites you back game informant editor Wesley LeBlanc to discuss the huge dump of information about Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet. The two also discuss the new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC, important first information about AEW: Fight Forever, and Nintendo’s latest financial …

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Steam adds official Switch Joy-Con support

The latest Steam client beta added official support for Nintendo Joy-Con controllers, making it much easier to use Switch-style controls with your PC games. On August 4, a beta update to the Steam client (opens in a new tab) has gone live with two changes, the most significant of which …

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Specific tracks released for future Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC in datamine

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe fans may have discovered specific tracks that are planned as future DLC courses thanks to a new datamine. In the latest update released for the game that brought about the second wave of courses in the Booster Course Pass, fans noticed Nintendo dropped song previews for …

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It’s worth it | ‘Foretales’ Gets Nintendo Switch and PC Release Date

Benefits tells the story of a collapsing world, doomed by a dark prophecy. By taking on the role of the little avian thief Volepain, you must assemble your group by choosing from a selection of anthropomorphic characters ranging from the archer tiger Leo, to the gorilla Karst, via the elephant …

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PlayStation Sale: Game of the Year titles get a massive discount in August: ‘God of War’, ‘Hades’ and MORE

PlayStation is focused on new offerings for its critically acclaimed titles, especially those the company named “Game of the Year,” and some of those are currently on sale. Said titles will have their sale in August, and some will go later in the month, with some only available for a …

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Gorogoa is one of the best puzzle games

Dear Polygon, I have been in a period of chronic illness for many years, which turned my life upside down in my prime of young adulthood. I’m good at dealing with it, but I can’t deny how really isolating and quite honestly boring my life has become. But no matter …

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River City Girls 2 gets a new December release date in Japan

Image: WayForward It’s been a while since we’ve heard of WayForward’s River City Girls 2. Kunio-kun series – seeks to make several improvements to the game. However, Nintendo Everything is reporting (via Gematsu) that the game will now be released on December 1 in Japan. That’s a bit outside of …

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We Are OFK debuts on Nintendo Switch on August 18, followed by weekly episodic releases

The episodic adventure from indie-pop band OFK will soon be available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and PC. Last seen in May at Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase, this “Summer 2022” release date holder now has a concrete date. Starting Thursday, August 18, you can follow the lives of OFK members …

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Logitech and Tencent announce cloud-based portable console project

Swiss computer peripheral maker Logitech and Chinese video game publisher Tencent Games have announced that they are collaborating on a new cloud-based portable games console. More on the Logitech Blogit has been revealed that the fruits of this partnership will arrive “later this year”, and will combine “Logitech G’s expertise …

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Nintendo Switch review: Is Mario Strikers: Battle League any good?

The easy analogue for Mario Strikers: Battle League sits somewhere between its cousin franchises, Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart. There’s the usual array of Mario characters – starting with Mario, Luigi, Toad, Peach, Donkey Kong, Bowser, Rosalina, Wario, Waluigi and Yoshi – who roll over and put destructive objects …

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5 Video Game Franchises Without A New Entry For A While (And 5 That Will Get A New Game Soon)

Video games come and go, with sequels and future installments often deciding the fate of an intellectual property. Some games often become long-running franchises. Meanwhile, others cease to exist after a sequel (if they get one). Here’s a list of franchises that are so good they need a current-gen successor, …

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Wylde Flowers will be released for Nintendo Switch in September The company will release Flowers for Nintendo Switch

Indie developer and publisher Studio Drydock announced this week that Wylde Flowers will be playing on the Nintendo Switch next month. This game has been released on Apple Arcade for 20 years. Both of these titles developed by women are receiving accolades and even awards. Now, from the new PC …

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