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Jul
16
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Geodia’s most dangerous beasties are not to be trifled with. Get a competitive advantage with Professor Corwin’s help!

There's nothing worse than getting stuck in a situation you're unprepared for... especially if it involves dangerous beasties! Sparklite is full of mutated monsters and to make sure players are ready to defend themselves, Merge Games has prepared Professor Corwin's Bestiary of Brutal Baddies. Get a glance at 12 of the various creepers you'll contend with and pass on how fans can win themselves a Steam Key for the game on release day!
Jul
13
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Take your reflexes to the next level in the one and only unconventional contest inspired by Japanese TV shows!

Get yourself stretched out and cinch that mawashi up tight cause the title of top Yokozuna is only going to those who can make it through some of the most perilously silly walls this side of Takeshi's castle. Launching on the 26th of this month, so check out all the details below!
Jul
13
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The arcade-inspired “Dance with Death” now available on Nintendo Switch

Everyone's favorite console on the go welcomes Super Mutant Alien Assault today!
Jul
13
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Starting today, the DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2 game is now available for the Nintendo Switch system. In this sequel to the original RPG adventure, you’ll explore huge islands, gather and craft with materials, design towns, level them up and defend them from monsters and bosses. And with the power of Nintendo Switch, you can play it anywhere!


To stop the worshippers of an ancient evil, you must join forces with the mysterious Malroth and build a ravaged world into a thriving realm. Filled with familiar faces from the DRAGON QUEST series among a sprawling cast of characters, DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2 is great for fans of all types of video games – from simulation and action games to RPGs with epic stories.
Jul
11
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@LupinIII - Returns with a nice set of updated scripts for usage with the latest NSC Builder tools

As you may or may not have noticed, the best Switch conversion tool, NSC Builder, was updated to 0.87c recently. If you missed it, you can always find the latest version HERE.

UPDATE: Only one byte was added to the batch file in 0.87c from 0.87b (and it was only to add "c" to the version in the window title). The preset files for 0.87b still work just fine with 0.87c so there is no need to update the presets file at this time.

Since my 0.86 update, NSC Builder has added support for the new master key from firmware 8.1.0. along with a feature to convert Japanese characters to Romaji. So I created updated copies of my drag and drop presets.

I have removed the option to merge everything into a single file. If you need to merge...
Jul
11
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Survive Lupo and his Alien Monsters in Witty Indie Puzzler

Independent developer BeautiFun Games has released their brand new title Professor Lupo and his Horrible Pets. This narrative driven space puzzle adventure is a new take of BeautiFun’s focus on unique, charming games with sharp wit and gorgeous art.
Jul
11
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Size Up or (Down) Your Opponents on Steam and Nintendo Switch on July 30

Independent developer Cosmoscope has announced that its wacky, mass-based, multiplayer third-person shooter Morphies Law will launch on Steam on July 30, 2019 and with a brand new remorphed Nintendo Switch version at the same time. The title will feature crossplay between both platforms allowing owners of either version to go head-to-head against each other in chaotic battles where size matters more than kill count.
Jul
10
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Merge Games embark alongside Lemonbomb Entertainment and rokapublish to deliver Stranded Sails - Explorers of the Cursed Islands to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Ok, ok, ok... so if some digital wizard came along and took elements of Stardew Valley, Harvest Moon, and even a little old school Zelda then threw them all into a magic hat to abracadabra up a new game, would you be interested? OF COURSE YOU WOULD! Stranded Sails, now coming to consoles thanks to Merge Games, takes inspiration from these games and a few more then turns it all into its own unique and beautiful adventure. Get all the info you need below.
Jul
09
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Keep your Tetris® 99 game fresh by competing in this weekend’s Tetris 99 5th MAXIMUS CUP event! If you earn 100 event points by playing matches during the event period, you will unlock an in-game theme inspired by the Splatoon games!


The free event runs from 12 a.m. PT on July 12 to 11:59 p.m. PT on July 15. If you’re a Nintendo Switch Online member, you just have to play the Tetris 99 online mode during the event period. A greater number of event points are earned the higher you place after each match, and once 100 event points are reached, the new Splatoon theme for your Tetris 99 game is unlocked!
Jul
08
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The juggernaut of racing games is coming on July 18!

BIGBEN and N-Racing are delighted to announce that FIA European Truck Racing Championship, the official racing simulation of the ETRC developed by KT Engine, will be available on 18 July on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch™! To mark the announcement, BIGBEN today unveiled a new gameplay video.
Jul
03
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A Truly Unique 2D Musical Puzzle Platformer with Voice Control

Come, sing a song of joy, 'cuz HandyGames and Bad Dream Games will work as one. Sing, sing a song, oh boy, to bring you a game of musical fun.

It's a platformer, that's for sure, but the controls are a little obscure. Don't be afraid, instead, rejoice, you move and dance and solve riddles with your voice!

Face many puzzles while you play, but simply sing, and be on your way. Colorful environments and four hours of gameplay, you want to see a famous influencer try it? Well, you may:
Jul
02
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TRUE FEAR HITS NINTENDO’S FLEXIBLE SCREEN ON JULY 26

One of the best horror title of the decade is making its way to the Nintendo Switch. Watch out Resident Evil! Great opportunity to revisit this marvel of survival horror if you missed it the first time around. Check out the Nintendo Switch Announcement Trailer below.
Jul
02
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Life on Mars can't be easy. Lack of air. Red sand all over. Matt Damon growing potatoes underfoot.

You know what would make life on Mars easier? A Switch version of Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered of course! Out today!
Jul
02
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The arcade-inspired “Dance with Death” comes to Nintendo Switch on July 12

Developer Cybernate and indie label Fellow Traveller today announced Super Mutant Alien Assault will release for Nintendo Switch on July 12 for $9.99 USD.
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Jul
01
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The success of video games such as Super Mario has led to the rise of spin-offs. From the best online slots to board games, MaxConsole review the best options.

Hot on the heels of Nintendo's recent announcement of the new Pokémon Sword and Shield games reviewed on MaxConsole.com, there’s been a lot of discussion in the online community about video games and their spin-off products.

For instance, the new Pokémon Sword and Shield games will take the tally to 122 different games in the Pokémon franchise, but what are the best spin-off products available if we’re looking for an alternative to video games? Here, we take a look.

1. Television Shows

Some of the most popular television shows in the world are based on video games. Pokémon, for instance, launched its first video game in Japan in 1996, but it was 1997...
Jun
28
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Pin this collectible edition on your most wanted list

I'm a tough guy to pin down, but when I first saw the Children of Morta Signature Edition, I was in such awe that you could hear a pin drop. I mean, I don't pin my hopes on much these days, but I'm putting a pin in this collectible edition as one of the games I'm truly waiting on pins and needles for! If collectible pins are up your alley, then you'll want to make a point of keeping on eye on Children of Morta, as we inch closer to this summer's release!
Jun
27
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NOW AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER
Enhanced Editions of Baldur’s Gate, Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear, Baldur’s Gate ll, Planescape: Torment, Icewind Dale and Neverwinter Nights Coming Later This Year to PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch

Skybound Games and Beamdog today announced four new Enhanced Edition Collector’s Packs with exclusive physical bonuses for several classic fantasy role-playing video games inspired by Dungeons & Dragons. Celebrating the enhanced edition console debuts of the iconic Baldur’s Gate, Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear expansion, Baldur’s Gate II, Planescape: Torment, Icewind Dale and Neverwinter Nights later this year, these Collector’s Packs are available to pre-order now for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
Jun
25
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Brutally Hardcore Iterative Platformer Lands on Switch, Windows PC and Mac on August 13

Developer Massive Monster (The Adventure Pals) and publisher Armor Games Studios have announced they will release Never Give Up on Nintendo Switch. This brutally hardcore platformer that lets you see what you’re made of — in more ways than one — will launch on Switch through the Nintendo eShop, as well as Windows PC and Mac via Steam and GOG.com, on August 13, 2019.
Jun
24
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I am a collector. My wife might insist I collect a bunch of junk, but I know the truth. I collect awesome things that need to be loved and cherished for the remainder of time.

Speaking of collecting, if you're like me and like to grab physical editions of really sick games then you're going to be super pumped about the Sparklite Signature Edition! Take a look below to check out all the cool contents, and be sure to look ahead to its October release
Jun
24
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It’s time to soak up some rays during Fortnite’s “14 Days of Summer.” Each day, players can drop into Fortnite for something new!

We've got the Fortnite 14 days of Summer ahead of us and I've got it on good authority that there's some radtastic (it's a word, ok) surprises on the way! Drop in every single day to check out something new and we'll see you on the other side!
For more information, including a list of the featured LTMs, head over to www.fortnite.com