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GoldenEye 007 players show you how to remap your Switch controls so it plays like a modern FPS

There’s a setting for that. Switch Online users seem to be enjoying playing GoldenEye 007 on their consoles, but a few are having a bit of trouble with the controls. Apparently, the controls are auto-configured to how the game was released originally. Bond is back… in all of his N64-era glory! Huuzah. If you played it on N64 back in the day, the controls did take a bit of getting used to, but we caught on rather quickly. Remember inverted aiming? Some of us still use it, and this game is probably why. However, first-person shooters have come a long,…

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Kirby’s Avalanche, Fighter’s History, and Daiva Story 6 added to Nintendo Switch Online

A sci-fi shooter, puzzler, and a fighter walk into a bar. Three classic games have been added to the Nitendo Switch Online library. The titles are NES game Daiva Story 6: Imperial of Norsartia, and SNES titles Fighter’s History and Kirby’s Avalanche. Released for Nintendo Entertainment System in 1986, Daiva Story 6, like previous games in the franchise, tells an overarching story – this time out from the perspective of Mahtari Shuban. The character’s task is to acquire resources from different planets and defeat the enemies that live on said planets. The sci-fi action-strategy title features both side-scrolling gameplay as…

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The first Paper Mario adventure is coming to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Experience the N64 classic that launched the entire series. Nintendo 64 game Paper Mario is being added to the Switch library next week, and it will be playable with a Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership. Coming December 10, this classic game takes you through the tropical jungles of Lavalava Island and to the frosty heights of Shiver Mountain in your quest to thwart Bowser. In the game, he has stolen the magical Star Rod and lifted Peach’s Castle into…

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Nintendo Switch Online has over 32 million subscribers

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Nintendo has attracted another 6 million subscribers to Nintendo Switch Online since we last heard about the company’s figures this time last year. During a recent management briefing, Nintendo announced the online subscription service that allows players to play with friends and access legacy titles on the Nintendo Switch hardware – the inventively-named Nintendo Switch Online – has topped 32 million subscribers. During the briefing, the company announced that it planned to “continue to improve and expand both Nintendo Switch…

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Happy Home Paradise is the game’s final paid DLC, introduces 8 new villagers

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. The upcoming Animal Crossing: New Horizons DLC, Happy Home Horizons, will be the game’s last paid content drop, Nintendo has confirmed. Nintendo has revealed more information about Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ big 2.0 update, which will introduce Happy Home Paradise and eight new villaers to the game on November 5. First thing’s first: your new potential friends. Nintendo has revealed that eight completely new villagers will arrive in Animal Crossing: New Horizons early next month. Each of the villagers made…

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Nintendo is working on a new Switch controller, to be revealed in the next six months

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Nintendo is trying to keep its new Switch controller under wraps, but one is definitely in the works. Nintendo’s next Switch controller has been discovered in a new filing with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Nintendo does not describe the controller in any real detail, and the platform holder specifically requested the specifics to remain hidden until the controller has been officially announced. The new controller carries the model identification number HAC-043, indicating that it’s a Switch peripheral. Nintendo’s…

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Pokemon Unite is way better than it has any right being

Pokemon Unite is a barnstormer right out of the gate. Watch on YouTubeThe world of Pokemon has been applied to many genres of video game, but I think it’s pretty fair to say that only a handful of them have been runaway successes. There’s the original turn-based RPGs, of course. There’s the photography simulation of Snap, and the augmented reality adventures of Pokemon Go. These aren’t just successes, but in most cases are also milestone titles – but for every game like this, there’s something that’s just sorta fine – puzzlers, fighting, and a slew of mobile money-spinners. To be…

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Monster Hunter Stories 2 EXP farming: How to get EXP fast

Raising Monsties is hard work, but Monster Hunter Stories 2 EXP farming doesn’t have to be.For it’s credit, Stories 2 gives you plenty of ways to farm EXP – some of which don’t even require your direct involvement. To steer you in the right direction, we’ve outlined a few of the best ways to get Monster Hunter Stories 2 EXP, fast.Watch on YouTubeMonster Hunter Stories 2 EXP Farming: SubquestsCompleting subquests earns you a hefty amount of experience points. All active Monsties in your party share these points, so this is a great way to quickly give a few levels to…

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Monster Hunter Stories 2 Little Ones Lost quest guide

In Monster Hunter Stories 2, the Little Ones Lost quest tasks you with finding three small children in the wilderness of the Windwood.The area is vast, and you have only vague clues to guide you. Our Little Ones Lost guide points you in the right direction so you can get back to the story.Watch on YouTubeMonster Hunter Stories 2 Little Ones Lost: The tall grassAfter accepting the quest in Alcala, head to the Wendwood. Consider using Nargacuga’s Riding Ability to avoid fights if you’ve got one, since the narrow paths are crowded with monsters. Concentrating on avoiding them too much…

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Monster Hunter Stories 2 Monster Attack Types & Weaknesses list

As you battle your way through the epic adventure of Monster Hunter Stories 2, you and your monstie allies face off against Monster Hunter’s whole roster of massive beasts and baddies. We’ve compiled a list of every monster attack type in Monster Hunter Stories 2, so you can start every battle off on the right foot. Watch on YouTubeTo fulfil your destiny and carry on the legacy of your grandfather, you’ll need to master when to use each of the three attack types with all of the different kinds of monsters. A little extra information removes a lot of the…

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Warframe Ambassador Rifle: How to get and what the best Ambassador Rifle builds are

The Warframe Ambassador Rifle is a new weapon added in the Sisters of Parvos update, and it’s worth the grind to get it.The Ambassador Rifle has impressive power potential, even though it falters against a specific kind of foe. Our Warframe Ambassador Rifle guide covers how to get it and what to do once it’s in your arsenal.Watch on YouTubeHow to get Warframe Ambassador RifleAs with other weapons, you’ll need to assemble the Ambassador Rifle using multiple blueprints and pieces. However, the Ambassador Rifle parts take a bit of time and grind to get.All the Ambassador Rifle parts come from…

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Animal Crossing New Horizons Bug Off Tourney – Trophies, Prizes, and Rewards

The Bug-Off tourney in Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a four times yearly event, which sees friendly chameleon Flick presiding over a carnival of creepy-crawly catching taking place on your island.The event works similarly to C.J.’s fishing tourneys. However, the Bug-Off takes place once a month throughout the summer (June-September in the northern hemisphere), instead of quarterly like the fish.Watch on YouTubeFlick is in charge of the event, where you’ll be tasked with catching a lot of bugs for his collection. Participation is free for the first try, but every subsequent try will cost you 500 Bells, so maybe think…

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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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Nintendo’s Game Builder Garage won’t have an online creation browser – it’s all about word of mouth

Nintendo has taken a decidedly old-school approach to content sharing in the upcoming Game Builder Garage.Nintendo’s latest game creation tool is Game Builder Garage – a unique little tool which feels inspired at once by the level-creating shenanigans of Super Mario Maker, and the more open-ended programming that was previously offered by the Labo Toy-Con Garage. The new game is a fascinating attempt to teach Nintendo’s basic game-making principles and approach in a fun way, through seven step-by-step lessons that then open up into free-form game creation. Watch on YouTubeWe recently got to see a little more of the game…

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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:…