DOOM Eternal Finally Gets A Release Date

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DOOM Eternal Finally Gets A Release Date

Time for a little good news, bad news. The good news is that DOOM Eternal has finally been given an official release date for Nintendo Switch. While the game launched back in march for the Distinguished Competition, Nintendo fans have been eagerly awaiting word of when it would come to Switch. Well, the day is set as December 8 and you can check out the launch trailer below (adult viewers only, if it pleases ye):

The bad news? The physical version of DOOM Eternal on Switch has been axed in favor of an eShop-only release. An 18 gigabyte download, at that! It stinks, but at least the game is finally coming to Switch owners. There are optional gyro controls in tow, as well, which many a Nintendo enthusiast loves. Will you be clearing some space on your SD card for DOOM Eternal? Tell us in the comments and on social media!

Howling Peaks DLC Arrives For Minecraft Dungeons Next Week

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Howling Peaks DLC Arrives For Minecraft Dungeons Next Week

Minecraft Dungeons is a delightful Diablo-esque title that offers a ton of character customization and looting in a package that players of all ages and skill types can enjoy. The latest batch of DLC for Dungeons is rapidly approaching, with Howling Peaks set to launch next week on December 9. Take a (ahem) peek:

There’s quite a bit to cover regarding this upcoming release, so let’s get right to it. First of all, there’s now cross-platform play available, so players across different platforms will be able to join up for some adventuring. Secondly, Howling Peaks brings with it new gear, new enemies, and a new boss to tackle If you’d like to be able to get Howling Peaks and the remaining three DLC packs that still have yet to come to the game, a Season Pass will also be available on December 9. Buying the Season Pass means all of the DLC will be sold to you at a discount, so it might be worth considering. Finally, there’s free content coming that will provide six free enchantments to Dungeons.

Whew! That’s a lot of Minecraft Dungeons news! Hopefully of the sort that will bring some smiles to fans. Have you been playing the game? Tell us what you think of it down in the comments and on social media!

The Original BIT.TRIP Games Come To The eShop On Christmas Day

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The Original BIT.TRIP Games Come To The eShop On Christmas Day

In a very pleasing surprise announcement, it was revealed by developer Choice Provisions that the original BIT.TRIP games will be coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop on Christmas Day. Here’s the announcement:

All six classic BIT.TRIP games are coming to Nintendo Switch on Dec. 25! Purchase one to receive 60% off the rest! Preorder now!https://t.co/xhR1yW7aCqhttps://t.co/riV3o81rSrhttps://t.co/JdAi25Xt4thttps://t.co/4NsDgk9SZohttps://t.co/9pNLuHbFxwhttps://t.co/fUnC9wu4De pic.twitter.com/IVvGml3TV8

— Choice Provisions (@TotallyChoice) November 30, 2020

Nintendo Switch System Update 11.0.0 Brings New Features

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Nintendo Switch System Update 11.0.0 Brings New Features

With the 11.0.0 Nintendo Switch System Update now in the wild, users will come to find that there are a handful of notable new features that have been introduced. These changed are mostly quality of life related and, while not major game changers, are nonetheless noteworthy. Here are the broad strokes straight from Nintendo of America:

With the new system update on #NintendoSwitch, you are now able to wirelessly transfer photos and videos from your Nintendo Switch to a smartphone for easier sharing!https://t.co/FHsNV9djsE pic.twitter.com/unXPYkNej1

— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) December 1, 2020

Tetris 99 Gets Super Mario All-Stars Edition Maximus Cup

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Tetris 99 Gets Super Mario All-Stars Edition Maximus Cup

The eighteenth Tetris 99 Maximus Cup (Grand Prix for our Euro friends!) takes place beginning this Thursday, December 3. This time the theme is dedicated to the 35th anniversary of everyone’s favorite Italian plumber: Super Mario! The theme in question is fittingly centered around Super Mario All-Stars. Take a look:

The tourney will come to a close on Monday, December 7. Note that in order to unlock the Super Mario All-Stars theme for use beyond this Maximus Cup, players must earn 100 event points. Will you be logging into Tetris 99 come Thursday? Tell us in the comments and on social media!

Shadow of the Ninja and Return of the Ninja Getting Classic Rereleases

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Shadow of the Ninja and Return of the Ninja Getting Classic Rereleases

Limited Run Games and Natsume have teamed up for something pretty special. As of today, fans can head to LRG’s website to preorder themselves either a Standard or Limited Editon copy of Shadow of the Ninja and Return of the Ninja. What makes that special? These are reproduction NES and Game Boy cartridges of the two games!

Let’s run through what’s inside of each Collectors Edition. First up is Shadow of the Ninja, release back in 1990 on NES:

Grab your katana, Shadow of the Ninja is getting a classic release on the NES! Pre-orders for both the standard and collector’s edition open this Friday. Bookmark the pages today. #ShadowOfTheNinja #NES

Course Uploads Will Cease In March 2021 For Super Mario Maker On Wii U

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Course Uploads Will Cease In March 2021 For Super Mario Maker On Wii U

While certainly not surprising given the meteoric rise of Nintendo Switch as one of the most popular gaming consoles on the planet, it’s nonetheless saddening to hear that the end has come for Super Mario Maker fans on Wii U. The end in regards to uploading new courses, that is. The popular feature will cease to be supported on the platform as of 03.31.21.

Beginning on 3/31, it will no longer be possible to upload courses in #SuperMarioMaker for #WiiU. Please see the link below for more information. Thank you to all the players for supporting the Wii U version of the Super Mario Maker game since 2015!https://t.co/aPtUh8QVd6 pic.twitter.com/bZahjD3yK7

— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) November 25, 2020

Nintendo Unveils Final Trailer For Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

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Nintendo Unveils Final Trailer For Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

We’re a mere 48 hours away from the launch of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. There isn’t much else to do but wait for the highly-anticipated title to hit store shelves, but until then Nintendo has offered fans one, final glimpse at the game. Take a look:

For those who have been wondering, here’s how Amiibo functionality works in the Age of Calamity. First off, any Zelda Amiibo, whether they’re from the Smash Bros. series or anything else, can be scanned once a day to unlock materials and weapons. What’s more, any Amiibo, regardless of series, can also be scanned to receive helpful items. Up to five Amiibo in total can be scanned in a day.

The countdown is ever so close now to hitting zero. Who’s looking forward to Age of Calamity on November 20? Tell us in the comments and on social media!

NES Future Rider Shoe Unveiled As Part Of The Upcoming Puma x Super Mario Collection

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NES Future Rider Shoe Unveiled As Part Of The Upcoming Puma x Super Mario Collection

Remember back in September when we shared with you all that the Puma x Super Mario collection would be launching this month? Well, Puma has revealed another shoe that is coming to the line that will be available for purchase starting on December 4. That shoe is the NES Future Rider!

Available for $99, the shoe can be yours if you act quick on 12.04 (click on the link, below). The rest of the lineup will be launching on November 27. Are you going to be stocking up on a pair for yourself? Dish on your fashion stylings in the comments and on social media!

GO Beyond Update Comes To Pokémon GO Soon

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GO Beyond Update Comes To Pokémon GO Soon

Pokémon GO remains a white-hot part of the extended Pokémon family of games. The AR-powered mobile title is easily the second most popular game in the entirety of the franchise, and with good reason: it’s a delightful interpretation of the series that maintains much of its spirit while incorporating features that take advantage of a persistent Internet connection. Things are about to change once more for Pokémon GO players following a busy summer that brought about innovations to help circumvent and adapt to the challenges of playing in quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That change is being billed as Pokémon GO Beyond.

The week of November 30, 2020, Pokémon GO will GO Beyond.

GO Beyond Levels
GO Beyond Seasons
GO Beyond Evolutions
GO Beyond Discovery