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Fan-Art: Custom Shantae-themed Switch dock


Now here's a fan that's truly dedicated to Shantae! Patrick Braga is obviously a huge fan of Shantae, so much so that he gave his entire Switch a Shantae makeover! Just looking at this design is making me super jealous!

HORI releasing Splatoon 2 Playstand for Switch in March 2019

Officially Licensed by Nintendo. Enjoy playing your Nintendo Switch at the perfect angle with the Compact PlayStand by HORI! Folds out to hold the Nintendo Switch at an adjustable angle. Includes space for the charging cable to connect so you can charge while playing! Folds up for easy portability.

- Play while charging in angled stand
- Folds up for portability
- Folds up for portability
- Adjustable angle
- Splatoon 2 artwork and design
- Officially Licensed by Nintendo

Preorder yours here

UTOPIA 9: A Volatile Vacation - more gameplay footage

Welcome to the best vacation resort of the galaxy…where nothing is as promised! Shoot your way through unexpected mutants in a deep rogue-like adventure, alone or with a friend.

Reverie: Sweet As Edition due out Feb. 7th, 2019

With restless spirits threatening the safety of Toromi Island’s inhabitants, Tai must venture through dangerous dungeons and across a variety of environments to put the spirits to rest. All in a summer holiday!

Reverie is an action adventure game set on a fictional island in New Zealand, inspired by the legend of Maui and the Giant Fish where the demigod himself fishes up the North Island with a powerful fishhook.

Reverie: Sweet As Edition for Nintendo Switch contains various updates, including:

Nightmare Difficulty Mode
New Minigame
Quick Select Item Wheel
Stamp System (in-game trophy system equivalent)
Additional NPC Dialogue
Updated Sprites
Reverie is developed by Rainbite Limited. Localized and published in Asia & Japan by Eastasiasoft Limited.

R.B.I. Baseball 19 hitting Switch in March 2019, Canadian cover revealed

We found out the other day that R.B.I. Baseball 2019 was coming to the Switch, thanks to an ESRB rating. Now we have a teaser trailer for the game that confirms a March 2019 release, and also showcases the Canadian cover.

Minecraft Marketplace - Top 10 downloads, Top 10 highest-grossing for Dec. 2018

Time to see what dominated the Minecraft Marketplace charts for the month of Dec. 2018. We've got the top 10 most downloaded and the top 10 highest-grossing, so let's get into it!

Top 10 most downloaded

1. Catastrophic Pandamonium by Gamemode One: “Welcome to the Minecraft Preserve, a sanctuary for the mobs of Minecraft. Your dream job is about to become a nightmare when you realize the pandas are missing!”

2. Winter Gifts Bundle by Minecraft: “Whether you were naughty or nice this year (hopefully nice!), this bundle is our holiday gift to you! Last winter, we gave away amazing skins, worlds and adventures from some of your favorite Marketplace community creators. And now you can download them all again in this bundle of Winter Wonders!”

3. Minecraft Texture Update Beta by Minecraft: “The extraordinary Minecraft Texture Update has been on the Java Edition in beta for quite a while, and now it’s finally on Bedrock! We’re renovating the old textures of Minecraft and polishing them up for a new beginning. Don’t panic! This won’t completely overhaul the look of Minecraft — these new textures just give it a much-needed update!

4. Inspiration Island by Minecraft: “Visit Inspiration Island, a floating theme park world filled with creative challenges. Whether you are new to Creative Mode or just need a little extra inspiration, a visit here sets you on the path to craft your own groundbreaking worlds.”

5. Purple Parrot Party Place by Minecraft: “A celebration of all things purple parrot party and palace! Master the mechanics of fireworks, armor stands, jukeboxes, and banners. Traverse a jungle island to find a massive parrot temple.”

6. Legacy Skin Pack by Minecraft: “Get cracking with these starter skins and old favorites brought over from Minecraft editions of yore.”

7. Grid Runners by Noxcrew: “Take on Noxcrew’s Grid Runners: a mini-game map made up of classic Minecraft challenges where you can craft, mine and jump your way to victory. Compete against the clock for the fastest times and team up with all of your friends to find out who is the ultimate Minecraft champion! This is a free map, created exclusively for Minecon Earth 2018.”

8. ABSTRACTION: Minecon Earth by Jigarbov Productions: “Featuring the logos that were just begging to be played on, MINECON EARTH has floating landmasses with a surprising amount of hidden secrets and challenges.”

9. Luxury Life by PixelHeads: “Luxury Life is a world where you role-play life as a billionaire. Cruise the streets in a sports car or any of the 10 other vehicles, explore luxurious mansions and decorate with furniture!”

10. Aquatic Life by Cyclone Designs: “Get ready for a realistic aquarium experience with Aquatic Life! Dive into large tanks and swim with whale sharks! Discover dangerous shark species and hop on a boat and feed the Piranhas!”

Top 10 highest grossing

1. Luxury Life by PixelHeads: “Luxury Life is a world where you role-play life as a billionaire. Cruise the streets in a sports car or any of the 10 other vehicles, explore luxurious mansions and decorate with furniture!”

2. The Nightmare Before Christmas by Minecraft: “A nightmare? Before Christmas? Enjoy this themed pack by Minecraft.”

3. City Mash-Up by Everbloom Studios: “With over 1,000 hand-detailed rooms, there are stories, secrets, and mini-games around every corner. Build with the city’s full texture pack in your own worlds or take on any role you can imagine!”

4. Aquatic Life by Cyclone Designs: “Get ready for a realistic aquarium experience with Aquatic Life! Dive into large tanks and swim with whale sharks! Discover dangerous shark species and hop on a boat and feed the Piranhas!”

5. CampCraft by Blockworks: “A vast wilderness awaits you and your friends in CampCraft. Discover forest animals, ride camper vans, toast marshmallows, sit around the campfire and set up your own camp!”

6. City Life by PixelHeads: “Cruise through the big city in City Life! Chase down a bandit in your police car, save the day as a firefighter or take your dog for a walk.”

7. Spooky Pizza Place by InPvP: “Do you dare to enter? Try to survive all of the waves with five custom monsters. Includes pizzeria and surrounding buildings.”

8. Immersion: Chicago by Shapescape: “Immerse yourself in Chicago, the windy city. Visit the river with your friends, race through the streets and roleplay your daily life.”

9. Super Cute Texture Pack by Minecraft: “The Super Cute Texture Pack lets you create a cheerful world full of the cutest and cuddliest mobs! Bouncing bunnies, ultra-adorable unicorns, brilliant bumblebees and, er, burgers? Yes, burgers! This texture pack comes with 15 skins.”

10. Millionaire Mansions by Noxcrew: “Explore a town filled with beautiful mansions, sports cars, and a new toolset to help you design your dream house. Noxcrew’s Creative Toolbox is perfect for roleplay or building with your friends.”

IGN Video - Mortal Kombat 11: Full Tower Match Gameplay

While learning the new move sets we hop into a tower match and complete it to see what happens if you're victorious.

NetherRealm hoping to include cross-platform play for Mortal Kombat 11

Wouldn't you love to battle it out in Mortal Kombat 11 with players across all different platforms? Developer NetherRealm Studios certainly thinks it's a good idea. That's why they're currently looking into making that feature happen. Although they didn't say when the feature would launch or 100% commit to it, they did say it's something they're hoping to do at some point.

Piczle Colors dev explains why the game includes a story

Piczle Colors does something most puzzle games don't by including a story. Wondering why the developer James Kay made that choice? We get the following explanation via an interview with FingerGuns.net.

It was important for me to wrap the logic-puzzle experience in a fun environment, characters and story. It can really add to the overall enjoyment, I feel, and can give players a sense of purpose. I had created the professor character and, what was to become Gig myself early on. I worked with some excellent artists, one of whom came up with Score-chan and Dbug (the cat) and this quartet of characters just felt ‘right’.

Pokémon Trading Card Game: Sun & Moon – Team Up - card previews

Want to get a look at some of the cards in the upcoming Pokémon Trading Card Game: Sun & Moon – Team Up expansion? You're in luck, as Game Informer has the exclusive reveal of 7 different cards, including the one above. If you don't mind spoilers, hit up this link to see the other 6.