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The award-winning cozy mining adventure ‘Core Keeper’ switches next year

Yesterday’s Indie World Showcase featured Core Keeper, a 2024 Switch mining sandbox game, and other adorable games. Despite being set in a mine, this pixel art farmer/builder has Stardew Valley-like vibes. Core Keeper by Pugstorm draws you into an ancient underground area via a mysterious relic. You can explore the caverns, defeat enemies, upgrade your skills, or gather resources to ...

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3DS/Wii U Online Play Ends “Early April” 2024

Nintendo will discontinue “online play and other functionality” for the 3DS and Wii U in “early April” 2024, a long-awaited announcement. Official confirmation: Nintendo: “In early April 2024, online play and other functionality that uses online communication will end for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software. This also includes online co-operative play, internet rankings, and data distribution.” Remember, it’s “early April”—do ...

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Netflix Adds Tomb Raider, Devil May Cry, More Animation

With Devil May Cry and Tomb Raider getting their own animations as part of Netflix’s ‘Netflix Drop 01’, we’ll be eating well in the coming months. Although we’ll have to wait until 2024 to see either of these, Netflix has released short teaser trailers to indicate what to expect. We also got a new trailer for Captain Laserhawk and an ...

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Cute Pokémon-Style Roguelike ‘Evolings’ Hits Switch Today

Super Rare Games and Sørb released Evolings, a Pokémon-style roguelike, on the Switch eShop for classic creature-catching fun. This one lets you explore procedurally generated maps, find cute pixel art creatures, and build the best fighting team. From the challenge to complete the ‘Evopedia’ to the ability to evolve your team by battling well with them, this game has a ...

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Onimusha Shines in Netflix’s First Anime Trailer

Netflix released the first trailer for its November 2, 2023 Onimusha anime. Takashi Miike (Audition, Ichi the Killer) directs Capcom’s dormant action franchise, Onimusha, which released a remaster of Warlords in 2018. The show promises “realistic action” and stunning animation. Expect Miyamoto Musashi, the main character, to be familiar. His inspiration was Toshiro Mifune, a legendary Japanese actor who appeared ...

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Next month’s Pokémon Scarlet & Violet update will fix bugs

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are getting a new update, and while it may not be the drastic problem-solving patch we want, it appears to be targeting some bugs (thanks, Serebii.net). A bug that prevented trainer battle victories from being recorded appears to be the main issue this time. This made fetching rewards from Paldea’s League Officials or the Kitikami Ogre ...

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Miku’s Switch Fitness Boxing Game Is Coming

UPDATE: Hatsune Miku fans saw her upcoming Fitness Boxing Switch game again during the latest Nintendo Direct in Japan. This region will get it on March 7, 2024. No word on localization yet. More screenshots from Nintendo’s website: Original: Imagineer announced a new Switch game featuring Hatsune Miku this week after the original Fitness Boxing was removed from the UK eShop. ...

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Version 2.1.1 of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is out; patch notes

In addition to Pokémon, Monolith Soft and Nintendo appear to have patched the excellent Xenoblade Chronicles 3. Version 2.1.1 is smaller than the previous update. It fixes Expansion Pass bugs and battle issues. Official patch notes provide the full rundown: Released September 12, 2023, Version 2.1.1 Bug Fixes: – Fixed an issue where not having the Expansion Pass would cause ...

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