Shining Resonance Refrain - An hour of English footage

Play as Yuma Ilvern and stop the Empire from exploiting the power of the ancient dragons, including the soul of the Shining Dragon within you. With the help of your friends, realize your destiny, save Astoria, and unleash the strength you’ve always had locked away.

Slime-san - More Blackbird's Kraken DLC footage

The notorious Blackbird's kracked, I mean, cracked! He believes Slime-san stole his treasure and unleashed his giant Kraken upon him! Sound familiar? It is now up to Slime-san to escape the giant squid's jaws back out to freedom!

Wargroove to be playable at EGX Rezzed 2018

The EGX Rezzed 2018 line-up of playable games has expanded once again today with the addition of six indie titles including three games from the mighty Chucklefish. Check out the details below and find the full list of games as it stands so far on our what's on page.


Wargroove is a turn-based strategy game for up to 4 players, in which each player takes control of an army and its commander unit to wage war on their enemies! Wargroove is extremely easy to pick up, with accessibility at the forefront of its design, and very difficult to master, with deep gameplay mechanics that complement strategic play.

A look at the latest wave of Pokemon merch hitting Japan

Another massive wave of Pokemon merch has been revealed for Japan, and it includes items all over the spectrum. You have the Poke Ball toys in the video above, a whole line of jewelry and charms, mugs, plushes, keychains, and more! Check out all the goodies here, here, and here.

Nintendo sending out Mario Kart 8 Deluxe PC/mobile wallpaper as thanks for playing

Here's something a bit random. Nintendo is sending out an email to some subscribers which includes the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe wallpaper seen above. The wallpaper is a gift from Nintendo, who wants to thanks fans for playing the game. If you haven't gotten the email, no worries at all. The image above is the only one included in the thank you email, so just grab the image here and use it as you see fit.

Thanks to NintendoWiiBoy for the heads up!

Japan - Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition first day sell-through in Japan

Did you know that the Rayman franchise isn't very popular in Japan? I honestly had no idea until right now, but apparently that's the case. Sadly, not even Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition on Switch could change that fact. The first day sell-through for the Switch title was just 10% of the initial shipment. While that may seem shockingly low, that figure is in-line with the series' sales in Japan.

New footage of the latest Pokemon movie coming Feb. 27th, 2018

It's been a few months since we've seen any footage of the new Pokemon movie for 2018, but that's about to change in just a few days. New footage of the film is going to premiere on the Japanese variety show, Oha Suta, on February 27th. No word on whether it will be a sneak peek or a proper trailer.

Thanks to Nintyrift for the heads up!

Fear Effect Sedna - file size, icon

Oh boy, here we go. That Switch icon is pretty damn bad. I know I can't be the only one who feels that way! I imagine the developers are going to get an earful over that one!

Fan takes Sonic Mania's animated intro, removes the music, and adds in classic sound effects and more

I love the Sonic Mania animated intro. The way the music and animation gets you pumped really sets the fun tone for the game. With that said, this fan-made edit is really interesting as well! You have to love those classic Sonic sound effects.

User reviews might be coming to the Switch eShop

Sometimes you need some testimonials to convince you of a game purchase, and what better way is there to get some insight than from your fellow gamers? As of right now, user reviews aren't a part of the Switch eShop, but some information on Nintendo's website seems to point to that changing soon.

Using the Dragon Quest Builders page on Nintendo.com as an example, at the bottom of the page you can see a "Review this Game" option. Clicking that option checks your account to see if you have the game, and if you've played it for at least two hours. Nintendo also says that "all reviews are from verified players" and "Nintendo does not endorse any reviews on this site."

Certainly seems like reviews are making their way to the Switch eShop. We'll keep an eye out for their implementation, and be sure to share that info with you.