Wii U photography horror Project Zero: Maiden of Black Water heading to Switch

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Wii U photography horror Project Zero: Maiden of Black Water heading to Switch

Nintendo is resurrecting beloved picture-snapping horror series Project Zero for Switch, bringing the series' most recent instalment - Wii U's Maiden of Black Water - over to the console later this year.

Released back in 2015, Maiden of Black Water is the fifth main entry in the acclaimed survival horror Project Zero series (known as Fatal Frame in the US) and once again arms players with a magic camera that can be used battle hostile spirits - by taking their picture, which is considerably more unnerving than it might sound.

Project Zero's first three entries are brilliant (and genuinely terrifying) survival horror offerings. Unfortunately, Maiden of the Black Water - set in the fictional Hikami Mountain, infamous for its suicides and ghostly goings-on - is a bit of a dud.

Battlefield 2042 uses bots to fill servers so your matches are always full

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Battlefield 2042 uses bots to fill servers so your matches are always full

DICE has revealed new information about Battlefield 2042 and confirmed how bots work in the game.

In a post on EA's website, DICE discussed the addition of AI soldiers to the series with Battlefield 2042.

Battlefield 2042 supports 128 players on PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S and X, while PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of the game support 64 players. As Eurogamer reported last week, Battlefield 2042 does not have a campaign.

Everything announced in today's Nintendo Direct

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Everything announced in today's Nintendo Direct

Nintendo's big E3 presentation brought with it some surprise announcements: the return of Metroid Dread, WarioWare and Advance Wars to name a few, all of which are due this year.

Metroid Dread has a legendary development history dating back two decades, and is finally being completed for launch on Nintendo Switch on 8th October. There's more on this 2D follow-up to Metroid Fusion in our full Metroid Dread coverage.

WarioWare: Get It Together was another fun surprise. It launches on 10th September and lets two people play microgames on the same screen by sharing two Joy-Con.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity DLC adds playable Battle-Tested Guardian

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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity DLC adds playable Battle-Tested Guardian

Nintendo has detailed Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity's upcoming DLC.

Wave 1, dubbed Pulse of the Ancients, adds playable Battle-Tested Guardian, the Flail weapon for Link, and the Master Cycle for Zelda. It's also got new challenges, new challenge enemies, and the Apocalyptic difficulty level. Pulse of the Ancients comes out 18th June.

Check it out in the trailer below:

Mario Party Superstars will revive classic boards and minigames

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Mario Party Superstars will revive classic boards and minigames

If you fancy a tour through some of Mario Party's back catalogue, well, Mario Party Superstars sounds like just the ticket - and it's arriving this October.

The game was announced as part of today's Nintendo E3 Direct, and promises a whirlwind ride through some classic Mario Party games. It's somewhere between a new Mario Party title and remake, essentially mixing elements of previous games into a new collection. This includes five classic Mario Party boards from the N64 era, with boards such as Peach's Birthday Cake and Space Land making a reappearance.

Mario Party Superstars also promises a bunch of minigames from the series' catalogue - 100 in total, in fact - along with the usual mix of zany board events. All the minigames support button controls.