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Dreamcast Star ‘Kao The Kangaroo’ Is Making A Surprise Comeback On Switch

Dreamcast Star ‘Kao The Kangaroo’ Is Making A Surprise Comeback On Switch

Pokémon Legends: Arceus Review (Switch)

Pokémon Legends: Arceus Review (Switch)

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel Review (Switch eShop)

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel Review (Switch eShop)

Captured on Nintendo Switch (Docked) Back in the late ’90s and early 2000s, it felt like Yu-Gi-Oh! was seen on the playground as the game only played by the kids who wouldn’t play Pokémon. Nonetheless, the franchise has persisted for nearly as long as those popular pocket monsters, and has always maintained a passionate following. Naturally, this led to the production of many video games, but most of these releases arguably lacked that special something needed to capture what made the real card game so compelling. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel is Konami’s latest attempt — a free-to-play card game looking to...

Eschatos Review (Switch eShop) | Nintendo Life

Eschatos Review (Switch eShop) | Nintendo Life

Captured on Nintendo Switch (Docked) M-KAI began his game development life on the MSX with RPG Izumic Ballade, before moving into the shoot-em-up arena with Kanzen Kouryaku Kyokugen and Pleasure Hearts. The distinct design hallmarks of these early works — leaning toward lightweight, unpretentious fun — have remained present throughout his commitment to the genre. Qute Corporation released the Wonderwitch in 2000, a game development device for Bandai’s Japan-only WonderSwan handheld. To encourage sales, a software coding competition was held with a 500,000 Yen cash prize and the promise of a commercially published game. M-KAI’s Judgement Silversword — a vertical...

“My Uncle Works At Nintendo” – The Man, The Myth, And The Mendacity

“My Uncle Works At Nintendo” – The Man, The Myth, And The Mendacity

Image: @Reggie In the magazine business, the Back Page is where you’d find all the weird goofs that we couldn’t fit in anywhere else. Some may call it “filler”; we prefer “a whole page to make terrible jokes that are tangentially related to the content of the mag”. We don’t have (paper) pages on the internet, but we still love terrible jokes — so welcome to our semi-regular feature, Back Page. Today we delve into the story of the elusive, mercurial man that is the fabled ‘Uncle At Nintendo’… An uncle. Maybe yours, maybe your friend’s. Maybe the uncle of...