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Where to pre-order WarioWare: Get It Together! on Nintendo Switch

At long last, WarioWare is finally coming to the Nintendo Switch. WarioWare: Get it Together! was revealed at Nintendo’s E3 Direct and will launch on September 10. You can pre-order WarioWare: Get it Together! in the US and UK now using the links below.Watch on YouTubeUS WarioWare: Get it Together! pre-orders UK WarioWare: Get it Together! pre-orders WarioWare: Get it Together! versions and pre-order bonusesFirst released on the Gameboy Advance way back in 2003, WarioWare is essentially a compilation of weird and wonderful micro-games. Most of these only last for a couple of seconds. They’re fast, frantic, and the aim…

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Xbox Custom Controllers Have A Messed Up Banned Word List

When playing around with the relaunched Xbox Design Lab, to create the colorful Xbox Series controller of my dreams, I was delighted to notice I could add a little 16 character engraving on the front to really make it my own. But then realized my ideal choice was deemed “not a valid engraving” according to The Man. Dashed were my dreams of a controller boasting the words, “Lovely Bumhole”. So I decided to see what else Microsoft forbids.

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Nintendo Switch memory cards are still available at Prime Day prices

By Mat Ombler 23 June 2021 10:40 GMT If you took advantage of the Prime Day Nintendo Switch deals to pick up a console for the first time or your current Switch is running out of storage space, a lot of the memory cards featured in this year’s Prime Day sale are still available at discounted prices.Best Nintendo Switch Prime Day memory card deals Nintendo Switch Prime Day memory card deals (US) Nintendo Switch Prime Day memory card deals (UK) Storage space on the Switch can fill up pretty quickly due to its fairly lacklustre 32GB internal storage space, and it’s…

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Where to pre-order the Metroid Dread amiibo in the UK and US

Okay, so we didn’t get the Metroid Prime 4 update we were hoping for, but Nintendo did announce Metroid Dread. It’s the first new 2D Metroid game in nearly two decades and it’s launching on October 8 this year with two brand new Metro Dread amiibo that you can pre-order now.All of the hype surrounding the latest additions to the amiibo line-up means they’ll probably sell out in advance. But worry not, as you secure yours by pre-ordering them now in the US and UK from the links below. Metroid Dread amiibo pre-order US Metroid Dread amiibo pre-order UK Watch…

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Bayonetta 3 “still exists” and development is “progressing well”

By Stephany Nunneley 19 June 2021 18:57 GMT Another E3, another Bayonetta 3 no-show. It’s getting rather depressing.But don’t worry lovelies: Bayonetta 3 is still in development and things are progressing nicely.Watch on YouTubeThat’s according to Nintendo’s Bill Trinen and Nate Bihldorff speaking in an interview with Gamespot.“I can definitely confirm it still exists,” said Bihlfroff.“I will even go one further and say that not only does it exist, but it’s progressing well,” added Trinen. “We like to show things when we’re ready to show them, and certainly, we like to show things when the developer is ready to show…

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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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Pokemon Unite releases in July for Switch, coming to mobile in September

By Stephany Nunneley 17 June 2021 17:05 GMT The Pokemon Company promised yesterday we’d get some Pokemon Unite news today, and it delivered.Pokemon Unite will release for Switch in July and will arrive iOS and Android in September, The Pokemon Company and developer TiMi Studio Group announced today.Watch on YouTubeThe real-time, team-based battle game with cross-play capabilities will be free to start and was announced back in June 2020.Pokemon Unite takes place on Aeos Island, an island said to be on the ocean’s unexplored frontier. On it, you will find the Unite Battle Committee (UBC), which runs a series of tournaments. In Unite…

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E3 2021 Wrap-up: The best games and the biggest disappointments

By Tom Orry 16 June 2021 19:05 GMT We gather to discuss the highs and lows of E3 2021, including the re-reveal of Breath of the Wild 2, plus the Xbox Showcase.E3 2021 is over, yet you might be wondering if it even began, what with most publishers barely showing up and Sony not taking part at all. This year’s “event” has felt rather weak when compared to previous years, but we’ve still had a number of great-looking games get announced.Watch on YouTubeIn the video above you can listen to me, Alex, Dorrani, and Sherif pick our best games of…

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Where to pre-order Metroid Dread standard and special edition

One of the biggest reveals of Nintendo’s E3 direct was Metroid Dread, the first 2D Metroid in nearly 20 years. It’s no Metroid Prime 4, but it should tide you over until we hear more about the title, and you can pre-order Metroid Dread now from the links below.Watch on YouTubeUS Metroid Dread standard edition pre-order Metroid Dread special edition pre-order UK Metroid Dread standard edition pre-order Metroid Dread special edition pre-order Metroid Dread Standard and Special edition pre-ordersMetroid Dread is the five mainline entry in the 2D Metroid games and will be released on the Nintendo Switch on October…

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E3 2021: 20 Games Missing From The Show

Silence screams volumes. Over the past five days, video game publishers have shouted announcements for the biggest games from the rooftops. But that chorus has been drowned out by the far more deafening din of what wasn’t announced at E3 2021. Of course, we had some inkling beforehand about which blockbusters wouldn’t show up. Ubisoft said from the jump that we’d see nothing from The Division or the Prince of Persia: Sands of Time remake. Deep Silver, the publisher behind series like Timesplitters and Dead Island, also said that it wouldn’t exhibit any games at E3. Activision, Sony, and EA…

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Adventure game Strange Brigade arrives on Nintendo Switch

By Stephany Nunneley 15 June 2021 19:55 GMT Rebellion’s Strange Brigade is out today on Nintendo Switch, and you can get it for 10% during launch week.The third-person adventure game Strange Brigade has you dealing with mummified enemies as you solve puzzles in booby-trapped ruins.Watch on YouTubeOther enemies include fire-breathing assassins, and armor-plated minotaurs all under the control of Seteki the Witch Queen who was buried in a nameless tomb for 4,000 years and has now returned.You can play it by yourself or team up with others in local wireless co-op and online for 1-4 players.On Switch, players will receive exclusive new…

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Watch the Nintendo Direct: E3 2021 livestream here

Nintendo will host its E3 2021 Nintendo Direct livestream today, and you can watch it here.The Nintendo Direct: E3 2021 livestream is set to kick off at 9am PT, 12pm ET, 5pm UK, 6pm CEST. You’ll be able to watch it via the company’s YouTube and Twitch channels. We’ve embedded YouTube version below.Watch on YouTubeIt will last around 40 minutes and will focus exclusively on games coming to Switch this year. In other words, don’t expect to hear about the Switch Pro rumored to be in the works.As far as what to expect, Nintendo is a bit of a wildcard,…

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What To Expect From Nintendo At E3 2021

Got your crystal ball handy? Hope so, because Nintendo won’t be holding its traditional press event, Nintendo Direct, until Tuesday, June 15. Though that’s the final day of E3, this is probably going to be a last-but-not-least sort of scenario, because Nintendo’s widely expected to bring out some big guns for its post-covid return to the biggest video game expo in the world. If you’d like to watch live on Tuesday, you can find the details on Nintendo’s E3 2021 landing page. The Nintendo Direct livestream starts at noon ET and will last around 40 minutes, after which the company’s…

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Twitch’s Official Channel Won’t Stream Nintendo’s E3 Direct Due To Co-Streaming Restrictions

Later today, Nintendo will broadcast its Direct for this year’s E3. Leading up to the event, the Kyoto-based game company has issued a request on its Japanese Twitter account: Do not co-stream our presentation. “Please refrain from mirroring Nintendo Direct footage and sound during the Nintendo Direct livestream,” the tweet reads. Nintendo will allow simultaneous viewing (reactions, basically) without mirroring—and thus, without streaming sound or footage.Once the presentation is finished, Nintendo has okayed the uploading of clips, but with the caveat that the use of footage and sound follows the company’s previously released guidelines.In Japan, Nintendo clearly does not want…