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Pickle-free burgers unanimously win-out in European Splatfest

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Europe’s latest Splatoon 2 Splatfest contested a very touchy subject: should gherkins (aka pickles) grace your burgers? Well, with the event wrapped up and the results in, Team Gherk-OUT has unanimously won across all categories. We’ll just have to wait and see which divisive food stuff will get the Splatfest…

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(Video) Meta Knight slashes into Kirby Star Allies

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

The official Kirby Twitter account in Japan has just released a short new video of Meta Knight in action in the upcoming Switch title Kirby Star Allies. The video might be brief, but it still shows off some great footage! Check it out:     Kirby Star Allies launches on…

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Detective Pikachu mascot comes to Japan

Categories: 3DS, News

The World Hobby Fair in Osaka had an extra special Pokémon guest this year. We were smitten with Eevee getting the mascot outfit treatment a few weeks ago, and now we’re ecstatic to find that a very particular Pikachu has received the same honor. Don’t confuse him for any regular…

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Speedrun Sunday: Dancing with the D-pad

Categories: Switch, Videos

Welcome to Speedrun Sunday: that sadistic time of the week when we dare to challenge both your D-pad’s durability and sanity’s stamina with the ultimate test in video game bragging rights. Hot off the snow-capped kicks of our endearing Celeste challenge comes another ruthless run that’ll leave you dead on…

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Kingdom Hearts 3 features a Game & Watch nod

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News

Just yesterday Square Enix and Disney showed off the latest footage of the eagerly anticipated Kingdom Hearts 3 at the latest D23 Japan Expo. While the game is still unfortunately skipping Switch from the look of things, a rather cute Nintendo reference has been spotted. At some point in the…

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Pearl and Marina amiibo announced

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Amiibo News, News, Switch

Well, this is out of nowhere! Nintendo has announced Splatoon 2’s Pearl and Marina are getting amiibo, though information is light on the ground as to what they’ll unlock. UPDATE: Nintendo of America has confirmed that the Marina and Pearl amiibo will indeed come to the US in a 2-Pack…

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TinyBuild announces wave of Nintendo Switch indie ports

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Indie game publisher TinyBuild has just wrapped up its #HelloSwitch presentation stream and as promised six new ports have been announced, complete with their own individual trailers. First up is pretty grim – The Final Station, a game where you take a train through a desolate and dying world shooting…

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New mini Switch cartridge cases coming to Japan

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: News, Switch

Have you ever wanted to show off the incredible box art of your Switch games on the go? Thanks to some new keychain cases from Max Limited, you can do just that without all the hassle of carrying around full-size Switch cases. The collection features five games right now, all…

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