Puzzle Bobble 2
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Days after teasing its 2023 plans, Taito’s Puzzle Bobble series and Metal Black are coming to the Switch thanks to City Connection and its S-Tribute series (thanks, Gematsu!).

Puzzle Bobble 2X / BUST-A-MOVE 2 Arcade Edition & Puzzle Bobble 3 / BUST-A-MOVE 3 S-Tribute — a collection of both arcade and console versions of Puzzle Bobble 2 and 3 — and Metal Black S-Tribute — a rerelease of the classic side-scrolling shooter

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There are a lot of big, flashy AAA video games coming out in 2023, made by big studios with hundreds of developers. But smaller, independent studios continue to lead the way in innovation with story, mechanics, and gameplay. This list is a compilation of 23 exciting indie games, across all genres, expected to be released in 2023.

A few of these games were included in the 2022 roundup but got delayed a year to get

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Rate Your Switch Game of the Year 2022
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Game of the Year™ is upon us once more, returning with its insatiable annual lust to rate and rank the best video games released in the most recent 365-day period. It’s been a year packed with both quality and quantity when it comes to Nintendo’s maturing console, and many of us have a substantial backlog to get through over the coming holiday season.

Here at Nintendo Life, we have our own staff

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It’s safe to say that we all love Switch games, but you know what’s better? Free Switch games. Fortunately, No Gravity Games is once again giving them out by the sack-load this December (if by ‘sack-load’ you mean a maximum of 12, that is) as a part of the ’12 Games of Christmas’ – hey, it’s certainly one way of getting games out there.

The event begins today (5th

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All the top stories and transfer rumours from Monday’s newspapers…


Lionel Messi warms up prior to kick off
Inter Miami are close to agreeing a deal with PSG forward Lionel Messi

Gareth Southgate is set to ring the changes for England’s final Group B clash with Wales on Tuesday.

Three people were injured at a World Cup viewing party in Melbourne’s Federation Square when fans let off flares in the wake of Australia’s win over Tunisia.


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There’s a lot to love about the Nintendo Switch, not least of which is the abundance of titles with local multiplayer features, making it a great console for game night with friends or a casual play session with a roommate. We’ve collected some of our favorite titles that allow for good old-fashioned local play.

It’s also my preferred play style, as the last few years have given me more excuses to stay in and try

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At the tail-end of March, the Switch Online service got 3 new games, with Earthworm Jim 2 added to the SNES collection, along with Dig Dug II and Mappy-Land for the NES. Prior to this, we reported that new games might be on the way thanks to some scheduled maintenance for the SNES and NES apps. Well, it looks like history may be repeating itself, as the SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive app is due

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If you’re a newcomer to the Nintendo Switch, or perhaps you’re buying for someone who needs a boost to their game library, it’s always wise to snag the console’s best games when they go on sale, as they rarely do. Best Buy is listing several games that I consider to be must-play experiences for $20 off — both in physical and digital formats. Other retailers, like Amazon and Walmart, are honoring the price cuts, too.

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A major, free content update for Bugsnax, the charming puzzle-adventure game set on an island filled with bugs made of food, is coming to the game on April 28, developer Young Horses announced Tuesday. Called The Isle of Bigsnax, the add-on for the original Bugsnax will send players to a new island teeming with new food-bug-things to catch.

Bugsnax and its free update are also coming to new platforms: Nintendo Switch, Xbox One,

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An imagine promoting the Switch's cyber deals.

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Black Friday is awful, and we should all refuse to take part. But in other news, goodness gracious, there are a lot of amazing prices on Nintendo Switch just now. Publishers like Capcom, Ubisoft and EA have joined Nintendo’s own first-party titles in luring you toward the evils of capitalist convenience.

As Kotaku pointed out earlier this week, this year’s Thanksgiving festivities have seen Nintendo deliver a very rare range of

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