Beginners’ guide to The King of Fighters ’98 on Nintendo Switch

If you’re looking for a good fighting game for Nintendo Switch then Hamster’s ACA Neo Geo games offer plenty of choice. The SNK Neo Geo brand is known for its incredible range of fighters and they’re currently the best fighting experience on Nintendo’s console (although that may soon change with the release of Capcom’s Street Fighter … Continue reading Beginners’ guide to The King of Fighters ’98 on Nintendo Switch

Top 5 Neo Geo games available on Nintendo Switch

This week sees the release of quirky but fun Neo Geo beat ‘em up Sengoku 2 on the Nintendo Switch. The game will be the 57th Neo Geo game released on Nintendo’s console since its launch in March 2017. The publisher Hamster recently announced that collective sales of its ACA Neo Geo games had reached … Continue reading Top 5 Neo Geo games available on Nintendo Switch

GBA beat ’em up Gekido Kintaro’s Revenge is being ported to Switch

Beat 'em up fans will be pleased to hear that another new brawler is heading to the Nintendo Switch this March. Gekido Kintaro's Revenge was originally released on the Game Boy Advance back in 2002 and got some pretty decent reviews. At the time Nintendo Power rated it 8/10, saying that its "Anime-style cutscenes with … Continue reading GBA beat ’em up Gekido Kintaro’s Revenge is being ported to Switch

Nintendo Power podcast episode 3 is now available

The latest podcast from Nintendo Power is now available to listen to on YouTube. In episode 3 host Chris Slate interviews Matt Thorson and Noel Berry, the creators of the highly regarded indie platforming game Celeste. They also take a look back at some games which defined the Nintendo Switch in its first year. You … Continue reading Nintendo Power podcast episode 3 is now available

Review: Jurassic World Pinball FX3 Pack for Nintendo Switch

For the uninitiated, Pinball FX3 from Zen Studios is a free to download pinball game, available across multiple platforms including PC, PS4, XBox One, iOS and most recently Nintendo Switch. The game comes with one free table - Sorcerer’s Lair - with other table packs available to purchase separately. FX3’s virtual tables have some realistic … Continue reading Review: Jurassic World Pinball FX3 Pack for Nintendo Switch

Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 and 2 available 22 May 2018 on Nintendo Switch

Mega Man fans will be pleased to hear that Capcom are bringing the original Mega Man series to the Nintendo Switch this May. Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 and 2 will be available as separate downloads on the Nintendo eShop. There will also be a physical release of Collection 2 which will contain a download … Continue reading Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 and 2 available 22 May 2018 on Nintendo Switch

Impress your friends with these lovely Nintendo coasters and ice cubes

Nintendo has been pumping out some great merchandise lately and these NES cartridge shaped coasters are simply brilliant. They include classic titles such as Duck Hunt, Zelda and Donkey Kong and I love the fact they are shaped like the original NES cartridges! What's also great is the price - they're currently £5.99 on Amazon … Continue reading Impress your friends with these lovely Nintendo coasters and ice cubes

Ten synthwave tunes to take you back to the 1980s

As a child of the 1980s it’s great to see music, game and film icons from my youth having such a strong influence on today’s pop-culture. One example is the excellent Netflix TV series, Stranger Things. I loved the Stranger Things soundtrack and, thanks to Spotify, I started to explore a whole genre of music: … Continue reading Ten synthwave tunes to take you back to the 1980s

Review: Samurai Aces for Nintendo Switch

Japanese publisher Zerodiv has done a sterling job of bringing Psikyo’s classic arcade shoot ‘em ups to the Nintendo Switch. Their latest offering, Samurai Aces (Sengoku Ace in Japan), released in arcades in 1993 and is actually Psikyo’s first shooter. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it If you’ve played any of Psikyo’s vertically-scrolling shoot … Continue reading Review: Samurai Aces for Nintendo Switch