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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!

‘The Rumble Fish’ Gets a Better Switch Release

After The Rumble Fish 2, 3Goo and Dimps Corporation will release The Rumble Fish+ for the Nintendo Switch on December 20. This 2004 fighting game will return with online player-versus-player action, rollback netcode, a training mode with CPU recording, and playback. The cinematic trailer and backstory of this classic fighter are above: It is the end of the 20th century… ...

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Atari Reiterates Retro Focus, Not Competing With Nintendo

After years of meandering messages and bankruptcies, Atari SA appears to be turning a corner with a retro focus. In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, CEO Wade Rosen reiterated the company’s commitment to retro, following the 2022 release of the magnificent Atari 50 compilation and the recent release of the emulation-based Atari 2600+ (more on that from Time Extension). Rosen says ...

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What’s in Splatoon 3’s Next Big Update (Version 6.0.0) This Week?

The next Splatoon 3 update is coming this week, either today or tomorrow, depending on your location. The Chill Season 2023 update adds 2 stages, 2 special weapons, and Megalodontia. Plus, multiplayer, battles, Salmon Run, and more have been changed. SplatNet 3 received a large update with game-wide fixes. The full rundown is on Nintendo’s support page: Splatoon 3: Ver. ...

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Capcom Ending Monster Hunter Rise “Collab DLC” January 2024

As the Monster Hunter 20th anniversary approaches, Capcom has announced Monster Hunter Rise’s “end of collab DLC” content. You must download this free content before January 21, 2024, to “keep using it as normal.” It will be unavailable after this date. Sonic, USJ, and Sengan-en collabs are included. The table below shows which collab content will be affected: “Monster Hunter: ...

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Updated to 3.0.1: Patch Notes

Nintendo released Version 3.0.1 after the massive final content update for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, ‘Wave 6’ of the Booster Course Pass, earlier this month. This small update fixes several issues likely introduced in Version 3.0.0. The full rundown is on Nintendo’s support page: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: Ver. 3.0.1 (Released November 28, 2023) Fixed Issues Fixed an issue where ...

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Massive Among Us Crossover Update Honors Undertale, Celeste, and Others

Update: This “biggest Cosmicube yet” Among Us collaboration includes crossovers with the following games: Untitled Goose Game, Undertale, Crypt of the NecroDancer, Celeste, Behemoth (Castle Crashers and Alien Hominid), and A Hat in Time All these games let players dress their crewmates, and the Cosmicube costs 7,000 beans. Available until February 28, 2024. Visit the game’s website for the full patch notes. Original story: Among ...

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Splatoon 3’s FrostyFest Returns With Free Gear And A Splatfest

Splatoon 3 has no downtime. After Splatoween, FrostyFest will return in Chill Season 2023. This event last appeared for Splatoon 2’s “Fam vs. Friend” Splatfest, and this year’s looks similar. A FrostyFest Splatfest (theme to be announced) will transform Splatsville and Inkopolis into wintery wonderlands with snow and fancy dresses for Deep Cut and the Squid Sisters. Nintendo will distribute ...

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