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The Nintendo Creators Programme is closing

Brace yourselves for some terrible news – Nintendo is closing down the Nintendo Creators Programme. A beacon of light that once represented hope in the darkness has been extinguished; never again will we know the true meaning of peace and freedom. And now, a bit less sarcastically, some news about what Nintendo is replacing the Creators Programme with ūüėČ The […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has leaked

With less than two weeks to go until the release of the hotly-anticipated¬†Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, it would appear that a number of super-lucky fans have managed to get hold of the game early. Nintendo isn’t actually too bothered about this. It considers ‘no publicity to be bad publicity’ and has allowed the subsequent YouTube videos to remain, hoping that […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: What is Spirits Mode?

I think this blog post is going to be more for my benefit than anybody else’s! During its recent Direct, Nintendo shared some new information about the upcoming Spirits Mode that will feature in¬†Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. I say “new information” – it was technically an announcement of the worst kept secret in the video game industry, as some canny […]

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Nintendo drops Super Smash Bros. Ultimate demo

Yes, you read correctly. You can go and play¬†Super Smash Bros. Ultimate right now! Sort of. Nintendo has just launched something called the Nintendo Switch Holiday Experience, which means that gamers in select areas can go into retail stores and play demos of some of the Switch’s hottest titles – including¬†the upcoming¬†Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Alas, this is limited to […]

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Is the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass worth it?

Just when you thought the¬†Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster couldn’t get much bigger, Nintendo has announced that it will be offering a batch of paid DLC post-launch, which will bring a range of new characters to the Smashverse. These brand new fighters – which are being developed from scratch – will be offered in special sets which will include one […]

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Is a Nintendo Switch PR crisis looming?

Prepare yourselves for a doom-laden post! The sky is falling, Nintendo is going under, we’ll never play a console game again…!! Actually, despite the sensationalist headline, I do intend to ask a legitimate question: Is a Nintendo Switch PR crisis looming? I’m not sure of the answer, but I work on the fringes of the PR world in my day-to-day […]

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Is a Special Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Switch bundle on its way?

Could a special¬†Super Smash Bros. Ultimate¬†Switch bundle be on its way this Christmas? This may seem like a strange thing to be speculative – or indeed conspiratorial – about, but there’s nothing the internet likes more than grainy leaked photos of products that haven’t yet been announced. Take a look at this… It’s a photo of a photo, apparently originating […]

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2018 game releases: Top tips for managing your wallet

2018 game releases! There are many still to come. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever seen a video game schedule quite so intense or jam-packed, at least not in terms of the major franchises being represented. Over the next four months, we can expect… Marvel’s Spider-Man –¬†September 7 Shadow of the Tomb Raider – September 14 Life is Strange […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Why Luigi had to die

You know it’s a tough day when video game characters make headlines on BBC News. Last week, Nintendo unceremoniously killed off one of its mascot characters in an act of blood-curdling brutality. Luigi the Italian plumber stared into the jaws of Death – literally – as he was dealt a weighty blow by one of Castlevania‘s most formidable villains. So […]

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New Smash Bros. details coming Wednesday!

Hungry for more details on the new Smash Bros. title? Well you won’t have much longer to wait, as Nintendo has announced that a special Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct livestream is coming up this Wednesday 8th August. Tune in 8/8 at 7am PT for a Super #SmashBrosUltimate Direct livestream, featuring new game information delivered by director Masahiro Sakurai! pic.twitter.com/Df3xxTCTGR […]