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New Nintendo Switch model to have a bigger OLED screen – report

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 4 March 2021 11:59 GMT Nintendo is apparently planning to release an upgraded Nintendo Switch console later this year that will include a 720p OLED screen, according to a new report.As per a new article from Bloomberg, Nintendo is planning to launch an upgraded version of the Nintendo Switch later this year that will use Samsung Display tech for its screen.The report suggests that the new Switch model will use a 7-inch 720p rigid OLED panel – an improvement over the current Switch’s 6.2-inch LCD panel – and will go into production in June.For reference, the Switch…

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You only have a few weeks left to buy Super Mario 3D All-Stars

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 1 March 2021 18:54 GMT Nintendo is living up to its promise to remove a few of its titles from sale at the end of March and has issued a tweet warning players to pick up Super Mario 3D All-Stars before March 31.Nintendo’s official Twitter account has sent out a nice little reminder for fans that potentially want to pick up Super Mario 3D All-Stars before it gets delisted and is no longer digitally available via the eShop. You may still be able to purchase the title physically, but Nintendo will stop producing new copies of the…

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Sea Creature prices – when and where to find every Sea Creature

If you’ve been playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons since sea creatures were introduced last July and have been keeping up with each month’s new arrivals, there’s a good chance that by now you’re only a couple of Critterpedia entries away from finishing your collection.March has arrived, and with it the final two sea creatures make their New Horizons debut: the spider crab and the firefly squid. Players who’ve been keeping up with the critters will see their aquarium finally completed upon catching these two.Whatever sea creatures you’re on the look-out for, this guide covers when to find them, how to…

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Pokemon Go Battle League Season 7 dates, ranks, cups, rules, rewards, and more

The Pokemon Go Battle League continues on in its new format – with Season 7 of the battle league set to bring players a new chance to rank up and a new suite of Go Battle League Rewards. In late 2020, the Pokemon Go Battle League took on a different format as part of the GO Beyond update – and that format is now continuing with the seventh season, which will debut on March 1st 2021. Go Battle League seasons are now closely tied to Pokemon Go’s other themed events – so Season 7 will conclude alongside the Season of…

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Watch the whole Act 1 of Hamilton remade in Animal Crossing: New Horizons here

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 28 February 2021 15:36 GMT A creative and dedicated Animal Crossing: New Horizons player has spent an impressive seven months recreating the opening act of Hamilton in the relaxed Nintendo Switch game.One of the best parts of Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the tool case it gives to players to be creative; in the past, we’ve seen players recreate Revenge of the Sith, the entire Sinnoh map from Pokemon Diamond & Pearl, early 2000s music videos and The Wizard of Oz in the game.But perhaps the most impressive feat we’ve seen achieved in the title is the painstaking recreation of the…

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New Pokemon Snap gameplay video shows off the game’s features

During the Pokemon Presents stream today, another look at New Pokemon Snap was presented.The previously announced New Pokemon Snap has you taking on the rolled of an apprentice Pokemon photographer in the Lental region. Here, you will work with Professor Mirror who is doing an ecological survey to photograph Pokemon in nature.In the Lental region, wild Pokemon thrive on the various islands where environments can differ greatly, You will be able to get the attention of the over 200 Pokemon by throwing fluffruit which will help when taking shots of the creatures.You will also be able to use an Illumina…

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Pokemon Legends: Arceus is a 3D action RPG that’s launching next year

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 26 February 2021 15:47 GMT Title is set to launch for Nintendo Switch early next year. Game Freak has finally made that Zelda-esque Pokemon game you were all asking for.Announced today during the Pokemon Presents livestream event for the pocket monsters’ 25 anniversary, Pokemon Legends: Arceus is a new kind of entry in the series from developer Game Freak.This is a 3D action RPG, similar in style to something like Zelda: Breath of the Wild, that sees players exploring an older version of the Sinnoh region in order to complete the first-ever Pokedex.Things aren’t all that…

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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl announced, coming to Switch later this year

The Pokemon Diamond and Pearl remakes have been revealed for Nintendo Switch.Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl pokemon, pokemon-sword, pokemon-shield, pokemon-sword-shield, pokemon-sword-and-shield, nintendo, switch, fantasy, single-player, multiplayer, news, blockbuster, rpg, esrb-everyone, pegi-7were announced today, and are coming to Switch.The game takes place in the Sinnoh region, will feature recreated versions of the Diamond and Pearl story.ILCA Inc. who made Pokemon Home and worked on Nier Automata, Code Vein, Dragon Quest 11, and Crimson Shroud among others developed the games.The original games have been faithfully reproduced for Switch, and the sense of the scale of the towns and routes has been carefully…

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Watch the Pokemon Presents stream here

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 26 February 2021 14:25 GMT The Pokemon Company and Nintendo will host a Pokemon stream today and you can watch it here.Pokemon Presents will kick off at 7am PT / 10am ET / 3pm GMT / 4pm CET and will last around 20 minutes.Details on what to expect have not been shared but it’s Pokemon’s 25th Anniversary so surely there will be something interesting to come out of it.The current rumor is the Diamond and Pearl remakes will be announced today and will be called Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Dazzling Pearl. The games are said to…

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It’s been 1,169 days since Bayonetta 3 was announced for Nintendo Switch

Three years, two months, and 11 days of nothing.December 7, 2017. That’s the date we got official word from Nintnedo and Platinum games about Bayonetta 3. As we bathe in the warm glow of disappointment following the first Nintendo Direct in more than a year, we are still waiting for even a screenshot of Bayonetta 3. It’s been a long time since the game was announced, and a lot has happened in the days since.We’ve seen the release of five Call of Duty games: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Mobile, Call…

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No More Heroes 3 comes to Switch this August

By Sherif Saed, Thursday, 18 February 2021 08:49 GMT Travis Touchdown’s return to the Switch happens a little later than originally planned.Nintendo has announced a release date for No More Heroes 3 as part of its big Direct presentation overnight. The game will be available on Switch on August 27.As revealed in the game’s latest trailer, No More Heroes 3 pits series protagonist Travis Touchdown against aliens. Touchdown returns from a ten-year break to find that aliens have invaded Earth. In typical whacky Suda51 magic, the aliens are holding a tournament to rank Earth’s superheroes and determine the planet’s fate.The…

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Nintendo vet Fils-Aime says leaked E3 2021 plans not “all that compelling”

Company’s former US boss hasn’t been blown away by the ESA’s vision for this year’s show.The former president of Nintendo of America Reggie Fils-Aime has given his two cents on what is apparently planned for this year’s E3.Speaking to Danny Pena on Gamertag Radio – as spotted by VGC – the Nintendo vet said that what has been laid out in leaked plans for E3 2021 doesn’t sound that exciting. A report earlier this month said that this year’s LA trade show would be a digital-only show with streams from top-level publishers, as well as influencers and media partners.Event organiser…

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Pokemon Go’s March Community Day turns the spotlight on Fletchling

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 16 February 2021 20:47 GMT March’s Pokemon Go Community Day will feature Fletchling.Fletchling will be the featured Pokemon for March Community Day in Pokemon Go, scheduled for Saturday, March 16.Things will kick off at 11am and end at 5pm local time. During this time, Fletchling will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one. If you evolve the Pokemon to Fletchinder during the event or up to two hours afterward, you will get a Talonflame that knows Incinerate.You will also receive a surprise if you take a few…

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Pokemon World Championships 2021 axed due to coronavirus

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 12 February 2021 16:55 GMT Event has been bumped until next year.The Pokemon Company has cancelled the Pokemon World Championships this year because of the coronavirus.In a post on its website, the firm wrote that the upcoming event for the Pokemon Trading Card Game, video game, and its Pokken Tournament DX World Championships would be moved until 2022. This is due to – what else? – the on-going coronavirus pandemic.The Pokemon Company says it has spoken to the World Health Organization, Public Health England, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in order to help…