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Mini Review: Absolute Drift - Zen-Like Powersliding Plagued By Technical And Design Problems

A car crash in more ways than one.Drifting, when done right, can be absolutely thrilling. There’s nothing quite like tearing round a corner with razor-sharp precision, and everything from Mario Kart 8 to Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit relies heavily on your ability to execute drifts successfully. Absolute Drift is all about drifting; you don’t race against...

Feature: Best Nintendo Switch Card Games, Board Games And Deck Builders

Boarding cards, please.You'd be forgiven for thinking that physical tabletop gaming might have trouble surviving in this digital and ever-mobile age, but collectible card games and traditional board games are arguably more popular than ever. Excellent digital versions of household staples sit alongside entirely original offerings that serve up the full...

The Award-Winning Cultist Simulator Is Heading To Switch With All Past DLC Included

And new DLC arrives on the same day.Cultist Simulator: Initiate Edition, a special release of the award-winning roguelike narrative card game, will launch on Nintendo Switch in February 2021.A game "of apocalypse and yearning," Cultist Simulator takes place inside a 1920s-themed setting of hidden gods and secret histories. "Perhaps you're looking for...

Nintendo Reveals The Top 15 Most-Downloaded Switch Games In November 2020 (Europe)

The eShop's biggest games.Nintendo has shared an updated list of the most-downloaded Switch eShop games of the month across Europe, this time covering November 2020. And yep, you probably know which game has taken top spot.As you'd probably expect, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity has jumped straight into first place. The game – which has already become...

Review: Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise - More Of The Same, And That Might Not Be Enough

You might swipe left after a while.The original Fitness Boxing launched a couple of years ago, and while it certainly served its purpose, two years is a long time for anyone to be playing one game on a daily basis, as was its intention.With that in mind, Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise is now with us, but a lot has changed in two years: after...

Japan's Mario Kart Arcades Are Being Updated To Add Infinite Green Shell Mode And Wario

This sounds bonkers.Mario Kart Arcade GP DX, the current Mario Kart game playable in Japanese arcades, will be receiving an update next week which adds a new mode and a character tweak.Produced by Bandai Namco, Mario Kart Arcade GP DX cabinets offer arcade goers a variety of gameplay modes including a single-player Grand Prix and multiplayer races....

For Only The Third Month In Two Years, Switch Wasn't The UK's Best-Selling Console

Switch hardware sales are still up by 63.1% year-on-year, though.With the launch of the PS5 and Xbox Series X, it was always going to be tricky for the Nintendo Switch to hold onto the top spot in the UK this month – but, given that the console has only been ousted from that lofty position twice in the past two years, there was a feeling that perhaps...

Dead Cells Unveils Second Major DLC Expansion ‘Fatal Falls’

Launching 2021.Motion Twin and Evil Empire have announced a major new update headed to Dead Cells called Fatal Falls.Fatal Falls is the 22nd – yes, 22nd – update the game has received, but only the second paid DLC expansion. Bigger than your usual Dead Cells update, Fatal Falls promises "a significant amount of new content for fans" and will be available...

DOOM Eternal Switch FAQ Addresses Gyro Controls, Multiplayer, DLC And More

Everything you need to know.So, DOOM Eternal finally has a release date on Nintendo Switch and we really don't have long to wait.The game's launching on the Switch eShop on 8th December and ahead of the big day, Bethesda has shared a list of FAQs that hope to address fans' concerns. It talks about plenty of stuff we already knew about, such as the game's...

Nintendo's New Switch Online App Now Includes Cute Birthday Trivia

Does your birthday match up?Yesterday saw the launch of a major system update for Nintendo Switch which, among other things, added a brand new Switch Online app to the console's home screen.As it happens, it turns out that this new and improved app now comes with some additional release date trivia if your birthday happens to coincide with the release...

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