EarthBound will hit the Nintendo Switch on Feb. 9

EarthBound Beginnings and its sequel, EarthBound, are heading to the Nintendo Switch later today. The two games will be added as part of the Nintendo Switch Online library, an announcement at the Nintendo Direct on Wednesday said. In Japan, the cult-hit games are known as Mother and Mother 2, so they’re referred to as part […]

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is getting 48 remastered courses

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is getting additional DLC in 2022 and 2023. The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass will release in six waves of eight maps each, starting March 18, and will contain a total of 48 new courses — all remastered from past Mario Kart games. The Booster Course Pass will include […]

Behold ‘Africa’ by Toto played on Majora’s Mask instruments

The Deku Pipes from The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask have range. You can play the “Sonata of Awakening” on them, and use them for puzzle solving on the Nintendo 3DS. But if you’re really creative, you might see their potential as an everyday instrument. And one YouTuber did just that, editing together an impressive […]

Pokémon Legends: Arceus players keep posting the goofy antics of wild Pokémon

Pokémon Legends: Arceus starts with a life-or-death test: You must survive an expedition and go and catch a wild Pokémon, like Bidoof. Arceus takes place in a world where Pokémon don’t commonly live with humans yet. By and large, the human characters in its world are scared of Pokémon and don’t even know what some […]

Bomb Rush Cyberfunk trailer shows off extreme sports combos

Bomb Rush Cyberfunk is a stylish homage to the Dreamcast era, but it still has a few new tricks up its sleeve. A new trailer shown by Team Reptile shows off all that the game’s world has to offer, including new gameplay of the BMX bike, skateboarding, and inline skating. The Jet Set Radio-esque action-graffiti […]

Nintendo fixes Animal Crossing’s naked villager glitch

Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ villagers have decided to put their clothes back on. Yes, Nintendo has issued a fix for a bug that let villagers roam around naked. Players started noticing the glitch in December, and it seemed to apply only to villagers in different facilities — like the café or a store — in […]

Nintendo’s Doug Bowser calls Activision crisis ‘distressing’ in note to employees

Another of Activision’s console partners has weighed in on that company’s sex harassment and discrimination crisis, telling employees that the events surrounding the Call of Duty maker “distressing and disturbing.” Fanbyte reports that Doug Bowser, the president of Nintendo of America, sent NOA workers an email saying the company has been “in contact with Activision, […]

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl guide: Mysterious Gift and Manaphy Egg

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl have a Mystery Gift event where players can get access to an egg for Manaphy, the Seafaring Pokémon, as well as a new outfit for your trainer. It’s a limited-time event: The Manaphy Egg and outfit will only be available until Feb. 21, 2022. You’ll need an internet connection […]

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl version exclusives guide

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are largely the same game, with some small differences, including which Pokémon you can find in each version. Our Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl version exclusives guide will teach you which Pokémon can only be caught in the two specific games. Note that, while these Pokémon are labeled […]

The most peculiar, bizarre items in Animal Crossing’s update

Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2.0 update promised a deluge of new items — and a few weeks into the release, it’s clear the update has absolutely delivered. Players are busy collecting adorable new gyroids, making use of glowing moss and vines, and adding partitions and hanging lighting to their interiors. There are also lots of […]