Bayonetta 2 + Bayonetta 1 arrived on the Nintendo Switch today but for some players the download code included for the original game didn’t work.
For years, the Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2 has been like that amazing restaurant that’s tucked away in a depressing mall on the far side of town. It’s fantastic, sure, but it’d be so much better if it were easier to reach.
This is not a review of Bayonetta. Oh no, my friend. This is something else entirely. Bayonetta—and its sequel Bayonetta 2—are action video game masterpieces that are out on Friday for the Nintendo Switch. I’ve been playing them for a couple of days. I asked you (on Twitter!) to ask me anything about the games.
Ever heard of Breath of the Wild’s “bow spin”? It’s an advanced technique that helps Link terrorize his enemies, perhaps in ways that Nintendo never intended. Here’s how you do it.
Thanks to the Nintendo Switch, a man was able to detect a tumor in his hand.
Are you sitting down? I’ve got something to tell you—something that may shock you. Between the events of the various Donkey Kong games, the Kong family was involved in a bitter and vicious war. Among its many casualties, this war may have claimed the life of a classic Kong character, explaining his disappearance from…
Over on The Models Resource, some folks have uploaded the raw files used to build Mario’s outfits in Odyssey. His “Boxers” costume is particularly interesting.
During a livestream today, indie publisher Tinybuild announced six more games that will be heading to Switch later this year.
Here is how I play Minecraft: Step one: find a tree. Step two: build a house. Step three: walk in one direction for five minutes. Step four: get bored, turn off the game. If only there was something like Minecraft, but with tangible goals. And if only it was also… a JRPG?
Sometimes when you’re playing Super Mario Odyssey you’ll find a coin in a weird, hard to reach area and think, “how they hell did they think to put this here?” Yoshiaki Koizumi, one of the producers on the game, recently explained the design process behind these hidden caches of coins.
One of the most interesting parts of the Nintendo Switch has gone nearly unused by game developers, including Nintendo, for the first year of the system’s existence. A mind-blowing demonstration yesterday, however, showed that the little sensor on the bottom of the right Joy-Con is more capable than we ever imagined.
Are they worth switching things up for?
A whole lot of indie games dropped on the Switch today. Here are three you should definitely check out.
Nintendo Switch Online, the console’s long-delayed premium monthly subscription service, will finally launch in September 2018, the company just announced.
When a game owned by Microsoft is available on a Nintendo console, things are sometimes going to get awkward.
After multiple delays, backers for a third party portable Switch dock finally got what they helped crowdfund. Unfortunately, backers claim that what they’re getting is very different from what they paid for.
Video game hub worlds are towns and hamlets that the player returns to between gameplay to restock and reflect. In games like Monster Hunter World or Splatoon 2, they offer a sense of security and community that ground the player in the world and make them feel truly at ease.
The Nintendo games that star an acrobatic plumber, a go-kart-racing dinosaur or a bounty hunter are what passes for normal from the world’s most successful video game company. Thank goodness Nintendo regularly gets far weirder than that.
Winter is here, so it’s a great time to avoid the cold and curl up inside with some video games. Here are the biggest games coming out this winter.