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Jacob Chambers

Old-school gamer with a cheeky tongue that gets me in trouble. When I'm not playing games, I'm writing about them, preferably in the vicinity of a fridge! Oh, and if you're a Justin Bieber fan, I'm afraid we can't be friends!

Switch eShop Updates Chocobo GP Release Date

Square Enix announced at the end of last year that its racing game Chocobo GP would receive “no further large scale updates” and that it would stop selling the paid currency Mythril in January 2023. Chocobo GP’s US eShop listing now has a “release date” of June 15, 2023. What’s up? It seems related to Chocobo GP “Lite,” which was ...

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North American Legend of Zelda amiibo Reprints

Update: North American Legend of Zelda amiibo are back in stock. Depending on where you live, Best Buy and Amazon are restocking them in waves. The Tears of the Kingdom Link and Breath of the Wild Bokoblin are available (thanks, Amiibo News). In North America, you may be able to complete your Legend of Zelda amiibo collection. The Best Buy ...

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Japanese Pikmin 4 Download Cards Show Split Screen, New Treasures, and More

Pikmin 4 download cards with screenshots of new features have appeared in Japan. The new screenshots, posted to Twitter by @TokyoGameLife, show that two-player split-screen will return in the upcoming title (our fingers are still crossed for online capabilities) and that player two can play a support role as a shooter, controlling the Pikmin while you control the space explorer. ...

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Unsurprisingly, Sonic Superstars Will Not Have Shadow The Hedgehog

Shadow the Hedgehog will return, but not in Sonic Superstars. Sonic Team’s Takashi Iizuka was asked about Shadow’s appearance in Sega’s upcoming multiplayer platformer during a Shacknews interview this week. The “classic” characters are the focus of this 3D entry. “Unfortunately Shadow’s not in the game – sorry all you Shadow fans, this is a classic series game, so do ...

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‘Super Dungeon Maker’ Gets An Update

The Switch eShop released Zelda-style Mario Maker-like Super Dungeon Maker in May. We liked it and thought it could become “something great”. Firechick’s latest update includes “fresh” content, performance and stability improvements, and bug fixes. Mystic Garden, a new theme, has faster load times and performance and stability improvements. See the patch notes for details: Super Dungeon Maker update: New ...

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Switch Online’s “Missions & Rewards” Adds Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Icons

Update:  Wave four is also available. This round features Xenoblade Chronicles 3 character chibi icons. A fifth and final wave will follow on 22 June 2023. Noisy Pixel’s view: Update 2: Here’s Nintendo’s third wave. Nintendo Everything has these until June 15, 2023: Update #1: The Switch Online ‘Missions and Rewards’ program now has the second wave of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 icons. ...

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Sonic Fans Love Sonic Origins

Sonic Origins Plus launches this week on Switch. It marks the first physical release of the collection and adds Amy as a playable character and 12 Game Gear titles to Sonic Origins. As a result, copies have already been sold to eager fans, and some aren’t happy with Sega’s handling of certain aspects of the game. Some complaints seem valid, ...

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Moving Out 2 Releases on Switch This August

In August 2022, we learned that Moving Out 2 would be a sequel to the brilliant game. Last week, a teaser appeared at the Future Games Show Summer Showcase. Team17 revealed that the game will release on Switch on August 15th. A new gameplay trailer accompanied the news, a nice change from the cinematic teaser. From what we can see, ...

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Rain World: Downpour DLC Brings More Violence in July

Are you ready for Rain World’s brutality again? Rain World: Downpour DLC launches on Switch on July 11, 2023. The upcoming DLC will add hundreds of new maps across ten new regions, five new characters, two new game modes, and local co-op to Rain World, extending your playtime. Look ahead: – Breaking New Ground to Explore – Survive and explore ten ...

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