Splatoon 2 over LTE uses surprisingly little data

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

The Splatoon 2 Global Testfire may be over, but we’re already thinking ahead to the countless hours we’ll be playing the full version when it launches this summer. While using a Pro Controller could be considered a religious experience because of how well it worked for gameplay, picking up the…

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Review: Has-Been Heroes

Categories: Reviews, Switch

As I continue to get older and the burden of adult responsibilities weighs on my soul, I find myself increasingly drawn away from my childhood obsession with time-consuming RPGs for the bite-sized, pick-up-and-play allure of roguelikes. Often taking well under an hour per run, the genre is perfectly tailored for…

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7,651 players banned from Pokémon Sun & Moon

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: 3DS, News

Professional athletes have been known to do all sorts of illegal things to get a leg up on the competition. Steroids, human growth hormones, deflating footballs, you name it. In the competitive scene of Pokémon, things are no different. The Pokémon Company just announced that 7,651 additional people have been…

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First impressions: Slithering into Snake Pass’ early levels

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Switch

Playing games as long as I have, you take certain things for granted. While physics and movement in games are important and varied, the idea of getting from point A to B never feels daunting or engaging. You’re running, jumping, grappling, flying, driving, gliding, climbing, swimming and more; and while…

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First look at Illusory Hero in Fire Emblem Echoes

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, Amiibo News, News

Earlier today, Nintendo UK shared a new image showcasing the Illusory Hero feature in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. As previously announced, you can tap one of the previously released Fire Emblem amiibo to summon an illusory hero of the respective amiibo, which will act as a temporary ally…

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Playtonic gives a brief update on Yooka-Laylee for the Switch

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

Yooka-Laylee is approaching release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, and fans of late ’90s platformers couldn’t be more excited! Sadly, one console that didn’t make the launch cut is the Nintendo Switch. In a recent interview with Gamereactor, Playtonic briefly addressed the Switch version, and that indicated that…

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