Backlog Club: Portal 2 Made Me Feel Clever, Despite My Minor Case Of Serious Brain Damage

Rule number one of Backlog Club: Work through your pile of unplayed video games one at a time, and discuss them with other people. Rule number two of Backlog Club: Don’t talk about Backlog Club. Just kidding! Tell everyone. Please. This article is part of our new experimental series, Backlog Club, where we (Nintendo Life!) … Read more

Rumour: This Might Be Our First Look At Sephiroth’s Super Smash Bros. amiibo

Image: Nintendo Super Smash Bros. Ultimate might be done with development, but Nintendo is still releasing amiibo for it on a regular basis. Now that the Minecraft amiibo Steve & Alex have been released, the focused has switched to the Final Fantasy VII antagonist Sephiroth. Masahiro Sakurai and Nintendo haven’t actually publically shown off the … Read more

No Man’s Sky Creator Is Happy To Leave Microtransactions Out Of The Game

Image: Hello Games We are but a few short days away from No Man’s Sky’s inaugural flight to Switch on October 7th and we are buckling in to see how this massive game plays on Nintendo’s comparatively tiny console. In order to put some of our fears to rest, we recently got the chance to … Read more

Sonic Frontiers Offering Free Sonic Adventure 2 DLC To Newsletter Subscribers

Image: SEGA Sega’s new “open-zone” adventure Sonic Frontiers arrives on the Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms next month. In the lead-up to release, it’s been discovered players can score some free DLC if they sign up for the Sonic Frontiers newsletter on Sega’s official website. The item on offer is a pair of iconic … Read more

Disco Elysium’s Creative Talent Is No Longer At Developer ZA/UM

Image: ZA/UM It’s been confirmed that key creative figures behind the remarkable RPG Disco Elysium are no longer employed at developer ZA/UM. The news initially broke via Martin Luiga, a founding member and Secretary of the ZA/UM cultural association, who announced in a blog post that the cultural association would be dissolving. Although this is … Read more

“No Man’s Sky Will Never Run On That” – Sean Murray Talks Defying The Odds On Switch

Image: Hello Games There are just a few days until No Man’s Sky makes the journey onto Switch on October 7th. Anyone who has played or has even been remotely interested in No Many’s Sky over the past six years will most likely have heard of Sean Murray. The founder of development studio Hello Games … Read more

Video: We Played Some No Man’s Sky On Switch – Here’s What We Thought

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on YouTube We are but a few short days away from the Switch release of No Man’s Sky on October 7th and it is fair to say that we have been nervous to see how this frankly massive game would run on Nintendo’s little console. Following a huge update to the … Read more

Why Nintendo Once Censored the Name of a Famous Marvel Location

In the early ’90s, Nintendo was very cautious about any content that released on its platforms. The company had built a family friendly reputation and fought hard to preserve it. So in 1992 when Acclaim was publishing Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade’s Revenge for the Super Nintendo, Nintendo had a unique note for the … Read more

Nintendo eShop Selects – September 2022

Image: Nintendo Life We’re sorry, when did it become October? Well, we suppose it’s time to look back at September for our monthly dose of eShop Selects! It’s autumn (or fall depending on what term you like to use for the crispy leaves season). The nights are drawing in. The temperature is dropping. And the … Read more

It’s About Time Castlevania: Symphony Of The Night Came To Switch

Image: Konami Note: this article contains minor spoilers for Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. “What is a man? A miserable little pile of secrets.” These words, uttered by Dracula Vlad Țepeș during the opening exchange with Richter Belmont in Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, have become completely synonymous with the Castlevania franchise. Referenced and parodied … Read more