Backlog Club: Portal 2 Made Me Feel Clever, Despite My Minor Case Of Serious Brain Damage

Rule number one of Backlog Club: Work through your pile of unplayed video games one at a time, and discuss them with other people. Rule number two of Backlog Club: Don’t talk about Backlog Club. Just kidding! Tell everyone. Please. This article is part of our new experimental series, Backlog Club, where we (Nintendo Life!) … Read more

“No Man’s Sky Will Never Run On That” – Sean Murray Talks Defying The Odds On Switch

Image: Hello Games There are just a few days until No Man’s Sky makes the journey onto Switch on October 7th. Anyone who has played or has even been remotely interested in No Many’s Sky over the past six years will most likely have heard of Sean Murray. The founder of development studio Hello Games … Read more

Nintendo eShop Selects – September 2022

Image: Nintendo Life We’re sorry, when did it become October? Well, we suppose it’s time to look back at September for our monthly dose of eShop Selects! It’s autumn (or fall depending on what term you like to use for the crispy leaves season). The nights are drawing in. The temperature is dropping. And the … Read more

It’s About Time Castlevania: Symphony Of The Night Came To Switch

Image: Konami Note: this article contains minor spoilers for Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. “What is a man? A miserable little pile of secrets.” These words, uttered by Dracula Vlad Țepeș during the opening exchange with Richter Belmont in Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, have become completely synonymous with the Castlevania franchise. Referenced and parodied … Read more

What’s The Worst Game That You Still Love For Some Reason?

Image: Nintendo Life Today marks the 15th anniversary of NBA Live 08 on the Wii. Quite why there wasn’t a national holiday and organised street parades for this excellent game is beyond us. Except, of course, it isn’t excellent at all. The game was, for all intents and purposes, objectively bad, and yet there is … Read more

Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Essential Games for October 2022?

The PS Plus Essential games for October 2022 have been officially announced, and you know what that means! As always, we want to know if you’re happy with the latest lineup. Just to recap, October’s selection includes three titles (as per usual): rather fun racer Hot Wheels Unleashed (PS5, PS4), super-powered fighter Injustice 2 (PS4), … Read more

What Are You Playing This Weekend? – Issue 446

Somehow, it’s already October, which means Pumpkin Spice Lattes have arrived. In addition, the release schedule is about to get serious for several weeks, so there’ll be no escape from games until at least December. Stephen Tailby, Associate Editor This weekend will be all about finishing up Tunic, which I’ve been playing for review. I … Read more

What Are You Playing This Weekend? (October 1st)

Image: Finji We did it folks! We made it through the barrage of game releases — more commonly known as ‘September’ — and we live to write another day! Though October is looking just as packed… *gulp* Here at Nintendo Life, we’ve played through the unofficial Super Mario Bros. 5 fan game made entirely in … Read more

‘My life was turned upside down during a routine check-up when I was 31’

My mother was understandably very anxious about me getting into scrapes as a child. I can remember not being allowed to go on a lot of the rides at Oakwood Theme Park in Wales. The same happened at Disneyland in Paris, to which myself and three of my sisters won a trip through a raffle … Read more