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Marth and ALear cross swords in Fire Emblem Engage.

Fire Emblem Engage review: Nintendo starts its 2023 off strong

Even if its more a side-step than a jump forwards, Fire Emblem Engage is another critical hit for the tactics series.
Mario throws his hat, Cappy, while exploring New Dunk City

The Nintendo Switch games with the best graphics

The Switch may not be the most powerful console, but some games make great use of what it offers. Here are the top Switch games with the best graphics.
Alear clenches his fist while wearing a ring in Fire Emblem Engage.

Fire Emblem Engage takes the right cues from Nintendo’s mobile games

Judging from its impressive first eight chapters, Fire Emblem Engage seems like a smart mix of console-quality tactics and mobile hooks.
Horses race in Pocket Card Jockey.

The Nintendo 3DS’ best (and weirdest) cult hit is coming to Apple Arcade

Apple Arcade is adding a surprising Nintendo 3DS cult hit this month: Pocket Card Jockey, a game by Pokémon developer Game Freak.
Three Hopes characters on a stylized purple background.

The forgotten games of 2022: 7 sleeper hits worth returning to

These games may not have topped year-end lists, but don't miss out on some of 2022's best sleeper hits.
An alligator tightrope walks on telephone lines in Lil Gator Game.

End your year on a charming note with this adorable Zelda-like game

If you want to see the world through the eyes of a kid, you need to check out the absolutely charming Lil Gator Game.
The cursed golfer, hitting his shot surrounded by citizens of purgatory

2022 was excellent for sports games, depending where you looked

While sports franchises like Madden stagnated in 2022, the indie scene picked up the ball and ran in a delightfully weird direction.
Link on island in the sky in Tears of the Kingdom.

Our most anticipated Nintendo Switch games of 2023

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom isn't the only big game coming to Nintendo Switch next year.
Picbits battle a snake in Picross X: Picbits vs Uzboross.

This chaotic Switch puzzle game is a weird, wonderful way to end 2022

Need a small Switch game for your holiday vacation? This lightning-fast puzzle game is the chaos you crave.
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet protagonist holding glowing Poke Ball

Pokémon showed why it’s still unstoppable in 2022

Pokémon may have hit a low point in 2022, but it's continued success proves that the series' core hooks are still unbeatable.
Ash holds a Pokeball while a lot of iconic Pokemon stand behind him.

After 25 seasons, Ash Ketchum is retiring from Pokémon

Ash Ketchum will no longer be the protagonist of the Pokémon anime after the final 11 episodes of the show's current season air.
Cloud, Zack, and Sephiroth stand back to back in Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion.

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII: tips and tricks for beginners

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII is available on modern platforms for the first time. Here's how to make the most of your trip through this beloved sequel.

The best stocking stuffers for gamers

The holiday season is approaching, but never fear. Here's a buying guide for the best stocking stuffers for gamers.
Squid Kids holding weapons in Splatoon 3.

Nintendo Switch Year in Review: how to access your 2022 end-of-year stats

What Nintendo games did you play the most this year? Check out your Switch Year in Review to find out and share your stats with your friends.
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Dragon Quest Treasures review: there’s gold here, but you’ll have to dig

Dragon Quest Treasures puts its whole heart into everything it does, even if repetitive gameplay holds it back.
A Sea of Thieves skeleton sits in front of text that says 2022 Best Live Service Games.

The best live service games of 2022: 10 ongoing games we couldn’t stop playing

It's tough to sort through the vast catalog of ongoing games, but these 10 knocked it out of the park in 2022 with strong updates.
Bayonetta jumps in front of text that says The Best Nintendo Switch Exclusives of 2022.

The best Nintendo Switch exclusives of 2022: 9 standouts from the console’s banner year

The Nintendo Switch may be aging, but 2022 was the console's best year yet. Here are the Switch's best exclusives of 2022.

Forget the haters, The Super Mario Bros. Movie actually looks awesome

The latest trailer for The Super Mario Bros. Movie has been released, and it looks like the film may actually be great.
Pokemon trainer and team in Scarlet and Violet.

We need to talk about Pokémon Violet and Scarlet’s funniest evolution

For decades, fans have waited for an evolution to this mediocre monster. Pokémon Violet and Scarlet finally delivers one. And it's hysterically anticlimactic.
Mario and Luigi raise their fists in The Super Mario Bros. Movie.

Don’t miss these Easter eggs from The Super Mario Bros. Movie’s new trailer

The second trailer for The Super Mario Bros. Movie is filled with Easter eggs. Which one is your favorite?
Two players farm outside during autumn in Fae Farm.

Fae Farm is shaping up to be the coziest farming game ever

We got a close look at Fae Farm, which is shaping up to be an extremely cozy and approachable farming sim.
A golfer prepares to hit a ball in Nintendo Switch Sports.

Oh no, I’m already obsessed with Nintendo Switch Sports golf

Golf has finally come to Nintendo Switch Sports and I'm already obsessed with its online elimination mode.
A glowing yellow present.

How to redeem Mystery Gifts in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Claiming it takes a bit of time, and you have to do so before a certain date or miss out. Here's how to claim your Mystery Gift in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
A person plays Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on a Nintendo Switch in handheld mode.

Nintendo Switch Black Friday deals: games, accessories and more

Four character run in different direction in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

The best co-op games on Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch is home to a bunch of great co-op games. From TMNT: Shredder's Revenge and Minecraft to Rocket League and Streets of Rage 4, here are the best.
Pokemon trainer and team in Scarlet and Violet.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: 8 tips and tricks to get started

Get ready for a new generation! We've acquired all of the gym badges in Paldea to bring you these essential tips and tricks for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
A user dresses up their character in Miitomo.

We already had the perfect Twitter alternative. It was Nintendo’s Miitomo

With social media in disarray, Nintendo's ill-fated Miitomo app now feels like a lost paradise.
Catching a bug in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons bug guide for November 2022

Animal Crossing: New Horizons gives players a revolving door of bugs to catch. There are plenty available. Be sure to catch these bugs before they're gone!
A Pokemon trainer takes a selfie with an Ostrich Pokemon on Pokemon Scarlet.

Pokémon Violet and Scarlet are the series’ best bird-watching games

If you're an avid bird-watcher, Pokémon Violet and Scarlet may become your favorite entries in the series.
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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: all version differences

Which version you pick matters. Before you head out on this new adventure to catch 'em all, check out all the differences between Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
Four character run in different direction in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Bizarre Pokémon Scarlet and Violet glitch doubles your running speed

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet players can increase their character's running speed by attaching a second controller to their Nintendo Switch.
Klawf on an orange beach.

All Pokémon in Scarlet and Violet: full Pokédex, typing, and version exclusives

Paldea is filled with new Pokémon and returning favorites. Trying to complete your Pokédex? Here's a list of every Pokémon for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
A Pokemon student holds a Pokeball in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet review: radical reinvention sparkles in spite of tech woes

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet sure don't look pretty, but open-world freedom turns out to be exactly what the monster-catching series needed.
Mario outside peach's castle.

Mario Party: How to unlock Eternal Star and Magma Mountain board

Ready to roll the dice? If you're ready to party on the most dangerous boards, here's how to unlock Bowser's Magma Mountain and Eternal Star in Mario Party.