News about retro game re-releases on Nintendo Switch has been coming in thick and fast lately. This is a round-up of the best retro games coming soon to Nintendo's console. Aero Fighters 3 The next ACA NeoGeo game heading to Nintendo Switch is the Video System shoot-em-up Aero Fighters 3. The game is due out this … Continue reading Round-up of latest retro games heading to Nintendo Switch
ACA Neo Geo games coming soon to Nintendo Switch
Publisher Hamster has just released a list of Neo Geo games they will be bringing to Nintendo Switch as part of their ACA Neo Geo range over the coming months. The good news is there are some absolute classics heading our way! Real Bout Fatal Fury Aero Fighters 3 World Heroes 2 JET Sengoku 3 … Continue reading ACA Neo Geo games coming soon to 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
Retro fighter Shaq Fu to be reborn on Nintendo Switch this Spring
Shaq Fu is a 2D fighting game that released on Sega Mega Drive and SNES back in 1994, featuring US basketball player Shaquille O'Neil. Despite getting some decent reviews at the time, the game is widely regarded as being a bit crap. How appropriate then, that it's being re-imagined for a new generation of gamers … Continue reading Retro fighter Shaq Fu to be reborn on Nintendo Switch this Spring
My Nintendo Gold Points will soon become useful!
From March 2018 you will be able to spend your My Nintendo Gold Points on games in the Switch eShop. My Nintendo My Nintendo is a loyalty programme that launched in 2016, replacing the old Club Nintendo. The programme rewards you for things like signing up for emails, playing Nintendo's mobile games and buying Switch … Continue reading My Nintendo Gold Points will soon become useful!
Jurassic Park coming to Pinball FX3 soon!
To celebrate 25 years of Jurassic Park, Zen Studios are releasing the Jurassic World Pinball 3-pack on Pinball FX3. The tables are inspired by the events of the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World movies and are coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam and Windows on 20 February 2018. Pinball FX3 is free … Continue reading Jurassic Park coming to Pinball FX3 soon!
New MegaDriver album covers classic shoot ’em up tunes
Brazilian heavy metal band MegaDriver are known for their covers of classic video game tunes. Their latest album, For Great Justice, focuses on classic shoot 'em ups and has 20 tracks from greats such as After Burner, UN Squadron, R-Type and Thunder Force IV. You can download this album on Spotify right now and if you're a … Continue reading New MegaDriver album covers classic shoot ’em up tunes
Fantastic retro gaming merchandise from Sega
Sega has just released an exclusive Streets of Rage collection on their US online Sega Shop. At present these aren't available in Europe but let's hope we get them too as this stuff looks incredible. If you're a Sega fan in the UK you may be interested in this cool Sega Mega Drive t-shirt which … Continue reading Fantastic retro gaming merchandise from Sega
More great Psikyo games heading to Nintendo Switch
The Japanese publisher Zerodiv has recently announced that they will be bringing 3 more Psikyo arcade games to the Nintendo Switch: Samurai Aces, Sol Divide and Taisen Hot Gimmick. Samurai Aces (Sengoku Ace in Japan) is Psikyo's first arcade game and was originally released in 1993. It's a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up with a … Continue reading More great Psikyo games heading to Nintendo Switch