Nintendo Download: 29th September (North America)

Image: Ghostbutter The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it’s bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop – Highlights Overwatch 2 (Blizzard, 4th … Read more

Switch Online N64 Controllers Were Restocked Today, Did You Get One? (US)

Image: Nintendo Life One of the best ways to enhance the Switch Online + Expansion Pack service is to pick up some of Nintendo’s retro controllers. Earlier today, it seems there was another surprise restock of Nintendo 64 controllers in the US for Switch Online members. Unfortunately, they were sold out in record time once … Read more

‘Life-changing’ Hurricane Ian batters Florida, knocking out power and trapping residents as it continues its damaging crawl through the state

CNN  —  As Hurricane Ian continues to pummel Florida, trapping residents in their homes and leaving millions without power in what’s already being called a “life-changing event,” authorities are fielding rescue calls from across the state and 911 call centers are being inundated. Ian slammed into southwestern Florida near Cayo Costa Wednesday afternoon as one … Read more

UK economy is ‘strong’ and heading for ‘radical change’

She is also expected to say that the UK-US trading relationship must act as a counter to protectionism and authoritarian regimes. “The UK-US economic partnership is the clearest possible example of why free trade and free markets are not just integral to our growth but to the freedoms we share,” she is expected to say. … Read more

Pokémon Center’s Very Big, Very Round Spheal Plushie Is Now Available In America

Update [Tue 27th Sep, 2022 12:45 BST]: Folks, it’s official — the big ol’ Spheal plush which was previously exclusive to Japan is now available in America! The company revealed via the official @Pokemon Twitter that the much-admired Spheal plushie can now be purchased on the Pokémon Center US store for a whopping $449.99 – … Read more

Nintendo’s Huge ‘Blockbuster’ Sale Ends This Weekend, Up To 85% Off Switch Games And DLC (North America)

Image: Nintendo Life Update: As a quick reminder, Nintendo of America’s huge sale is coming to an end this Sunday, 25th September. If you want to take advantage of the sale, make sure to top up your account with our discounted eShop credit (details below), and buy any games that catch your eye by then! … Read more

I can declassify anything just by thinking about it

Presidents do have the authority to declassify information, but this typically follows a process to ensure there are no associated security risks. Former officials in the Trump administration have scoffed at the notion that the Republican leader could have issued a blanket order. Bill Barr, Mr Trump’s former attorney general, has previously said the suggestion … Read more

White House suspends ‘special relationship’ label for British and US relations

Downing Street later confirmed that the then-prime minister “prefers not to use the phrase”, while stressing it “in no way detracts” from the importance of Britain’s relationship with its closest ally. There was speculation Mr Johnson’s successor also dislikes the phrasing, which was adopted by Mr Churchill in one of his most significant post-war speeches … Read more

Nintendo Download: 22nd September (North America)

Image: Finji The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it’s bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop – Highlights Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm … Read more

Video game actors are worried about AI tech taking over their jobs

Self-service checkouts, lights-out manufacturing, self-driving cars, and wars raged by robotic drones – automation is coming for everyone’s jobs eventually, and our capitalist systems aren’t equipped to carry us through it. As I type this, teams are working on machine-learning AI that can write simple news articles with perfect grammar and without rambling introductions. They … Read more