Nintendo Reveals Two Gorgeous New Areas In Xenoblade Chronicles 3

Subscribe to Nintendo Life we Youtube We know a fair amount about Xenoblade Chronicles 3 already — we’ve met some of the characters and poured over many of the game’s combat in the upcoming RPG. Today, Nintendo has introduced us to two of the game’s areas — and one’s got a particularly familiar foe for … Read more

The Switch Lineup Is Gonna Totally Dominate The Rest Of 2022

screenshot: nintendo Following yesterday’s delay of red fall and Starfield, Microsoft’s two big blockbusters for the year, the release slate for the back half of 2022 might seem especially barren. Pop quiz: Have you been paying attention to the Switch? Read More: So Much For Video Game Release Dates As my colleague Ethan Gach pointed … Read more

Pokémon HOME Will Soon Be Compatible With Diamond & Pearl Remakes And Legends: Arceus

Picture: The Pokémon Company The Pokémon Company and Nintendo have finally confirmed something that fans have been begging for. Pokemon HOME will be getting an update that will allow the most recent Pokémon games — Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl and Pokemon Legends: Arceus — to be compatible with the Cloud service storage app. … Read more

Everything Shown At Today’s Nintendo Switch World Showcase

We Are OFKscreenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku E3 clean might be skipping this year, but that doesn’t mean we’re not getting an E3 season. Nintendo kicked it off today with a 20-minute Direct focused on indie games coming to Switch in the coming weeks and months. Prior to the showcase, fans were losing their minds over … Read more

Nintendo Says It Wants To Avoid A Repeat Of Wii U With Switch’s Successor

Picture: Nintendo Since Nintendo announced its financial results yesterday — where it revealed that the Switch has now sold more than 107 million units worldwideand predicted that profits would again drop in the next financial year — there’s been an awful lot of chatter about a Switch successor, hasn’t there? In a Japanese investor Q&A, … Read more

Nintendo Switch Sales Still Going Strong, Despite Chip Shortage

Photo: SOPA Images (Getty Images) Today, in its annual earnings statement, Nintendo cited the ongoing chip shortage as a reason for a precipitous annual dip in Switch hardware sales…while in the same breath saying it hit company targets. Well, technically. Over the course of Nintendo’s fiscal year 2022, which started last April and ran through … Read more

$70 Switch Controller is Excellent, Promises No Joy-Con Drift

Photo: Andrew Liszewski – Gizmodo Although it seemingly had little negative impact on console sales, every Nintendo Switch owner might one day experience the dreaded phenomenon of Joy-Con Drift. The only real solution to the issue so far has been to send your Joy-Cons and controllers back to Nintendo for repair, or just routinely replace … Read more

Live A Live Switch Remake Took “Three Years” To Make, Says Original Director

Subscribe to Nintendo Life we Youtube Square Enix’s next big RPG release is the Live A Live remake for Switch this July, an HD-2D remake of the Super Famicom cult classic. In anticipation of the release, Famitsu sat down with the original’s director, Takashi Tokita — who went on to direct Parasite Eve and co-direct … Read more

Making New Memories With Earthbound In 2022

Image: Nintendo Life/Zion Grassl I didn’t have a SNES growing up. I didn’t have a NES, either. I had an N64, though, so I’m not totally hopeless. Lately, I’ve been able to remedy the gaps in my gaming knowledge, since Nintendo’s been adding a ton of games that I either missed (because of being a … Read more