Kid Icarus and StarTropics Now Available On Nintendo Switch Online

Earlier this month, Nintendo had announced that two new NES games for the Nintendo Switch Online service would be coming to the NES app: Kid Icarus and StarTropics. Both of these games are available now for Nintendo Switch Online members. It is part of the NES app update 2.3.0

A Look At The New Starter Pokemon

The latest instalment of Pokemon, Pokemon Sword and Shield, have been announced in this weeks direct, and includes the new starter Pokemon, Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble. Here are the images of them:

Pokemon Sword and Shield Announced For This Year

The Pokemon Direct, which got announced a couple days ago, has just been aired on Twitch and YouTube and it has announced the latest games in the franchise coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year.

SNES game data removed in the latest update to ‘NES Online’

The data strings of SNES games for the Nintendo Switch Online service which were discovered last month have now been removed in the latest update to the ‘NES Online’ app.

The news comes from the Twitter use @itssimontime, who’s tweet was retweeted by dataminer @KapuccinoHeck, who was the one who discovered the game data in the first place.

Currently we are unsure as to why they were removed but we will make sure to write when we know more information.


UK Charts: New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Stays At 6

Last week’s game charts in the United Kingdom have been announced, with Nintendo managing to hold an impressive 3 games in the top ten. These being New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Here are the charts for the UK:

  1. Red Dead Redemption 2
  2. FIFA 19
  3. Kingdom Hearts III
  4. Resident Evil 2
  5. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  6. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  8. Spyro Reignited Trilogy
  9. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  10. Grand Theft Auto V


Rumour: UK Retailer Lists Possible Release Dates For Nintendo Switch Games

Online UK Retailer, Base, may have revealed the release dates for three Nintendo Switch games to be released in 2019. They have put up three listings on the site for Animal Crossing for Nintendo Switch, Luigi’s Mansion 3, and Daemon X Machina. Nintendo hasn’t officially announced these dates for the games yet so this information should be seen as a rumour until we get confirmation from Nintendo themselves.

Their website says:

  • Animal Crossing for Nintendo Switch: £47.85 (RRP £59.99)
  • Luigi’s Mansion 3: £39.85 (RRP £49.99)
  • Daemon X Machina: £39.85 (RRP £49.99)


UK: New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe Sales Up 24.8% Over Wii U

New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe released last Friday and it has managed to go straight to number 1 on the charts in the United Kingdom. It has also managed to sell 24.8% more than what it did in a similar period on the Wii U.

Although, the Wii U had a smaller install base so we can’t tell for certain exactly how much better this is, but it certainly shows the success of the Switch!

Dataminer Discovers Unannounced SNES Games for Nintendo Switch

Dataminer KapuccinoHeck has discovered SNES games that are unannounced for the Nintendo Switch Online subscription service. Here is what he has said: