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Nintendo Scores Highest Peak Viewership Of E3

Switch Pro or not, Nintendo still had the most people watching its E3 2021 presentation. Nintendo amassed 3.1 million peak viewers for its nearly 40 minute presentation, according to yesterday’s tweet from Stream Hatchet, a data analytics firm specializing in video game streaming.Despite being one of the shorter showcases, Nintendo smashed the competition, gaining 800,000 peak viewers over the joint Xbox/Bethesda conference, which was the next highest watched presentation, clocking a modest 2.3 million viewers. Showing off highly anticipated titles like Breath of the Wild 2 and the first 2D Metroid in two decades likely contributed to Nintendo’s success.And though…

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Where to pre-order Advance Wars 1 + 2 Re-Boot Camp on Nintendo Switch

You’ll be able to play fully-remade versions of the first two Advance Wars titles when Advance Wars: Re-Boot camp blasts onto the Nintendo Switch on December 3. Tactical pre-orders can help save you money, so grab yours from the links below.Watch on YouTubeUS Advance Wars 1 + 2 Re-Boot Camp pre-orders UK Advance Wars 1 + 2 Re-Boot Camp pre-orders Advance Wars 1 + 2 Re-Boot Camp versions and pre-order bonusesAn Advance Wars remake was one of the last things fans were expecting from Nintendo’s E3 Direct. The last Advance Wars game, Days of Ruin, was released on the Nintendo…

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Check out the new OlliOlli World gameplay trailer here

By Dom Peppiatt 11 June 2021 23:09 GMT If you’re into skateboarding, razor-sharp platforming, and charming cartoon worlds, you’re going to want to check out the new OlliOlli World gameplay trailer.Shown off today during the IGN Expo at IGN Summer of Gaming (where we also heard about Doki Doki Literature Club Plus), the new trailer is the closest look we’ve had at the game since it was announced in the April 2021 Nintendo Direct.Roll7’s curious action platformer asks you to “tear up the streets” of Radlandia and search for the skate gods as you master tricks, meet interesting characters and discover the…

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For Some Reason, Kingdom Come: Deliverance Is Coming To The Nintendo Switch

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is an ambitious, sprawling and deeply-flawed RPG that came out back in 2018. Now, despite its scale and technical issues on far more powerful platforms, the game is coming in 2021 to the Nintendo Switch. Who asked for this? Who has never played the game, doesn’t own any other system it exists for and will run better on (it also came out on PS4 and Xbox One) and will now, three years later, buy it on the Nintendo Switch?For the three people on the planet who are currently saying “uh, me, maybe?”, there are things about the…

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Genshin Impact: Serenitea Pot Companion Move-In | How to invite companions

Genshin Impact Version 1.6 adds many new features, as well as improvements to a number of existing ones. A significant new addition to the Serenitea Pot housing system called Companion Move-In allows you to place characters in your home realm and generate Companionship EXP with them.Watch on YouTubeHow to obtain Companion Move-In in Genshin ImpactTo unlock the Serenitea Pot in the first place, you need to be at Adventure Rank 35 or higher and have completed both the Archon Quest Chapter I: Act III “A New Star Approaches”, and the quest “A Teapot to Call Home”.To unlock the new Companion…

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Genshin Impact: Echoing Tales event | Where to find Echoing Conches

By Rebecca Jones 9 June 2021 12:56 GMT Genshin Impact has launched its Version 1.6 update, bringing with it a wide variety of new content including characters, equipment, events, and quests. The first event to go live is Echoing Tales, which runs from launch on June 9th until July 21st.Watch on YouTubeThe main reward for completing the event is Summertime Sparkle, a character outfit for Barbara. This free item will later become a paid cosmetic for those who didn’t participate in the event. You can also get additional rewards of Primogems, Mora, and Materials for playing. How to participate in…

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Shin Megami Tensei 5 coming to Nintendo Switch in November – report

By Dom Peppiatt 6 June 2021 12:27 GMT Shin Megami Tensei 5 release date and gameplay details have leaked, with new information suggesting that the game will be landing on Nintendo Switch later this year.The Japanese website for the Nintendo Switch-exclusive RPG from Atlus apparently listed a November 11 release date for the fifth title in the highly-acclaimed cult franchise, before it was taken down (thanks, PersonaCentral).Shin Megami Tensei 5 was announced back in January 2017, and we’ve heard precious little about the RPG since then. At least we know we’re getting an English translation of the game, though.Watch on YouTubeIf…

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Nintendo’s E3 2021 Plans Include A Direct And Treehouse Live

Nintendo fans wondering about the company’s E3 plans can now cease their incessant pondering. There’s be a 40-minute Nintendo Direct on June 15 focused on Switch games, followed by three hours of deep dives via Treehouse Live. The festivities kick off at noon Eastern time on June 15 with a selection of Switch games, with a focus on those coming out in 2021. The most interesting of those will then be shown off by developers during the three-hour Treehouse Live stream. And then Nintendo’s E3 is over and we can all go home and dream about Zeldas and Yoshis and…

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A New Nintendo Switch Pro listing has been spotted on Amazon

By Dom Peppiatt 30 May 2021 17:04 GMT A product listing for the New Nintendo Switch Pro appeared briefly on Amazon Mexico, fuelling rumors that the Japanese platform holder will announce a new hardware model soon.Twitter user Alphabeat replied to popular games Twitter account Wario 64 with a screenshot supposedly taken from Amazon Mexico, showing an empty listing for a console called the New Nintendo Switch Pro (thanks, VGC).The listing has since been removed. Could this simply have been a placeholder page, or did someone over at Amazon Mexico accidentally reveal more than they should have a touch too soon? For…

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Omori Emotions Chart | How to inflict emotions and which to use

Emotions in psychological horror RPG Omori determine a character’s strengths and weaknesses in a fight.Watch on YouTubeTo put it simply, Emotions operate like a slightly more complicated game of rock-paper-scissors. A character whose current emotional state is strong against an enemy’s state won’t automatically win a fight against them. However, the character with advantage in the situation will see their base stats deal more damage to their enemy. What does the Emotions Chart do in Omori? Other emotions How to inflict emotions Enemy emotions and rewards What does the Emotions Chart do in Omori?The Emotions Chart is a key item…

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Mario Golf: Super Rush trailer shows off Speed Golf, Battle Golf and more

By Dom Peppiatt 17 May 2021 19:20 GMT Nintendo has revealed a new trailer that shows off a bit more about what you can expect from Mario Golf: Super Rush when it hits Nintendo Switch in June.Perhaps the most baffling part of the whole thing is the demonstration of Speed Golf; a mode that pits you and up to four mates against each other at once as you battle to get to the hole in the least amount of shots – and the least amount of time, too.You take a shot, then sprint to wherever your ball ended up before…

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Save on some great Switch games at Amazon US today, including Mario and Xenoblade

By Elizabeth Henges 6 May 2021 19:27 GMT Who doesn’t love a good Switch game? Right now, at Amazon US, there’s a Switch game sale on various physical titles, so that you can save a few bucks on some great stuff.Granted, this isn’t a huge sale that Amazon is advertising or anything–several physical Switch titles happen to be discounted at the massive retailer, is all. But a Switch game sale doesn’t need an incredible fanfare to save yourself a few dollars, you know?First off, there are plenty of Mario titles That you can pick up for either $40 or $50….

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Get those neat official NES Switch controllers on sale at Nintendo Store US!

By Elizabeth Henges 30 April 2021 20:45 GMT Have you tried playing a game requiring a D-Pad with the Switch Pro Controller or Joy-Cons? It’s awful. Save yourself from the pain with Nintendo’s officially released NES Switch controllers.If you’re a part of Switch Online and have been enjoying the free NES and SNES titles, you might find the standard controllers a little… lacking. The Joy-Cons don’t have a true D-Pad, and the D-Pad on the Pro Controller is less than perfect. I’ve had my fair share of Tetris frustrations with it!But, Nintendo released some official NES Switch controllers so that…

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May Day, Wedding Season and loads of cheese coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons soon

By Dom Peppiatt 26 April 2021 19:58 GMT Animal Crossing: New Horizons is getting a new update in the form of update 2.0 soon, and Nintendo has announced it’ll be bringing bring back a few favorite Spring events, as well as introducing new items.The next Animal Crossing: New Horizons update is set to land on Wednesday, April 28, and will lay the foundations for some major upcoming events, such as the return of May Day (April 29-May 7), International Museum Day (May 18-31), and the Wedding Season (June 1-30).Hit the links to see what each event contributed to the Animal Crossing:…

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Check out this Best Buy exclusive Animal Crossing gift box, now available for pre-order

By Elizabeth Henges 16 April 2021 20:21 GMT Who doesn’t love some great Animal Crossing merchandise? Since New Horizon’s release a little over a year ago, there’s been plenty of great gifts and swag to pick up for the franchise. Here’s another item to add to your list too, with Culture Fly’s Animal Crossing Gift Box is up for pre-order at Best Buy!Right now, this special Animal Crossing Gift Box is only available at Best Buy in the US. But, for $50, you’ll get a lot of really neat Animal Crossing stuff. With coasters, a glass, and a mold for…