No More Heroes 3 has the most genre-breaking boss battle ever

The No More Heroes series has no shortage of weird boss battles. In its latest installment, No More Heroes 3, players take part in a life-or-death musical chairs match, a combat encounter that has mechanics ripped from an MMO, and even a first-person horror game segment. Most of these boss fights feel like homages or […]

Everything you need to know about Wario

It’s often said that Wario is an enigma. Who says that? That’s not one of the questions we’re here to answer. It’s Wario Month here at Wariogon, and there are some burning questions out there about Wario. While he’s certainly the loudest and proudest of the overall-wearing citizens of the Mushroom Kingdom, there are some […]

Mario Kart finally stops disrespecting Kamek the Magikoopa

Kamek the Magikoopa is finally part of the Mario Kart roster, 25 years after he was first teased as a playable character — and cruelly ripped from the roster — in Mario Kart 64. Kamek is the latest racer to join Mario Kart Tour, Nintendo’s free-to-play spin on the kart-racing series for mobile. Nintendo announced […]

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are getting a Nintendo Switch Lite

The Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remakes are coming to the Nintendo Switch, and with that comes a dose of nostalgia from the Nintendo DS era. To celebrate the games, The Pokémon Company is releasing a new edition of the Nintendo Switch Lite console that features a design of both Dialga and Palkia on the back. […]

Pokémon Legends: Arceus has all-new Pokémon, including a new nightmare fish

Pokémon Legends: Arceus will send players to the Hisui region of the Pokémon world, the Sinnoh of the ancient past, and with that new location comes all-new Pokémon. During Wednesday’s Pokémon Presents digital showcase, developer Game Freak and The Pokémon Company revealed four new Pokémon native to the region, including one truly terrifying new fish: […]

New Pokémon Presents stream coming Aug. 18

The Pokémon Company will stream a new Pokémon Presents showcase on Wednesday, Aug. 18, promising updates on a number of projects including Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Pokémon Shining Pearl, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus. Pokémon fans can watch the livestream on the official Pokémon YouTube channel, starting at 9 a.m. EDT/6 a.m. PDT on Aug. 18. The […]

Everything Nintendo announced at Indie World

Nintendo streamed a new Indie World presentation — the company’s series of Nintendo Direct-like, indie game-focused showcases — revealing all-new Switch games and offering updates on stuff we knew about. It was a lot: There are seven new Switch indies dropping today on the eShop, with plenty more coming later this year and through 2022. […]

Jet Set Radio-inspired Bomb Rush Cyberfunk coming to Switch

Developer Team Reptile is bringing Bomb Rush Cyberfunk, the graffiti-skating adventure heavily inspired by Sega’s Jet Set Radio games, to Nintendo Switch. The studio announced Wednesday during Nintendo’s Indie World stream that Bomb Rush Cyberfunk will be a timed console exclusive for Switch when it launches in 2022. In Bomb Rush Cyberfunk, players will grind […]

Loop Hero is headed to Nintendo Switch

Developer Four Quarters’ Loop Hero will come to the Nintendo Switch this winter, the studio announced during Nintendo’s Indie World showcase on Wednesday. The game was originally released on Windows PC and Mac on March 4. Four Quarters did not announce an exact release date for Loop Hero on Nintendo Switch. Published by Devolver Digital, […]

This terrible bird is destroying top-tier Pokémon in Unite

Before Pokémon Unite, I didn’t care about the Pokémon called Cramorant. The bird-like flying-water type was released in Pokémon Sword and Shield, and besides a funny gimmick where it carried Pikachu, nothing really drew me to it. But now it’s obvious to me: Cormorant, oops I mean CRAM-orant, the Pokémon whose namesake comes from combining […]