Update: Nintendo eShop Back Online After Release of Smash Bros. Joker

Update: Nintendo eShop Back Online After Release of Smash Bros. Joker

Update 04/18/2019: The Nintendo of America Twitter account has announced that the issues with the eShop have been resolved, and access should now be available. It does warn that there may be intermittent errors, though. Access to the Nintendo eShop has been resolved. However, some may still experience intermittent errors. We appreciate your continued patience. — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) April 18, 2019 Original story: The Nintendo Switch eShop is down and experiencing issues following the release of Joker from Persona 5 and the Version 3.0 update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Continue reading…
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Katana Zero Review

Katana Zero Review

Taking more than a few cues from Hotline Miami, Katana Zero is a blisteringly fast slash-em-up with action that’s an absolute adrenaline rush. Which is appropriate because it’s largely about a neo-noir-inspired samurai who sticks a bunch of needles in his body. It wears its inspirations on the sleeves of its kimono, but Katana Zero refines the tried and true one-hit-kill formula in a manner that makes it feels fresh, exciting, and innovative in surprising ways. Katana Zero puts you in control of a nameless samurai assassin with the power to manipulate time and see into the future. In an extremely clever and fun framing of the action, every level is contextualized as being the planning of an assassination. So, instead of your character dying, you’re told “No… That won’t work,” as your precognition rewinds to the start (complete with old-timey VCR effect), giving you a chance to find a solution that doesn’t end in your death. Every level even ends with a security camera recording of what “actually” happened, which serves not only as a way to see your moment of triumph played back, but also to subvert expectations in interesting ways later on. Continue reading…
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Fortnite: World Cup Creative Announced by Epic Games

Fortnite: World Cup Creative Announced by Epic Games

Epic Games has added a new event to the $100 million prize pool Fortnite World Cup event – Fortnite: World Cup Creative, which will run specifically from April 29 to June 7. The World Cup Creative will consist of five showcase events and five different trials – all from community creators. Each event will focus on a new Creative game, with fifteen participants then being selected to compete in the Creative competition at the Fortnite World Cup Finals. Continue reading…
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Stage Creator Introduces a Phallic Problem

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Stage Creator Introduces a Phallic Problem

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been updated with a stage builder, allowing players to create their own arenas to do battle in. Naturally, players are using the tool to draw pictures of penises. If you were to log into Smash Bros. Ultimate now and browse the user-created stages, you may discover some sexualised imagery, alongside plenty of other designs that could be considered ‘poor taste’. It has become a big talking point on Twitter, with users sharing their various phallic finds. Continue reading…
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These Apple Watch Series 4 and 3 Deals Are Still Live

These Apple Watch Series 4 and 3 Deals Are Still Live

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. Right now, you can save a heap of money on Apple Watch Series 4 and Series 3 (the latest and previous iterations) at Walmart. Some of the discounts are only available on refurbished models, but they’ve been inspected and cleaned to be like new. So if you’ve been waiting for a great deal on an Apple Watch, this is a fine opportunity to get one without breaking the bank. As an aside, if the idea of buying refurbished gives you pause, many of the models have an optional and inexpensive Walmart Protection Plan that offers years of coverage in case of a malfunction. You can even cancel your protection plan at any time, with a full refund in the first 30 days. Continue reading…
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Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse Coming to Genesis Mini

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse Coming to Genesis Mini

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. UPDATE: Sega released the names of 10 more games, bringing the confirmed Sega Genesis Mini games list to 20 titles. Sega is joining the retro mini-console wars with its own Sega Genesis Mini, with a September 19 release date and a $79.99 price tag. The good news is you can preorder the Sega Genesis Mini right now, and it looks like this will be closer to Nintendo’s offerings with the NES and Super NES Classics than Sony’s misstep with the PlayStation Classic. Continue reading…
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The Best Android Phones 2019

The Best Android Phones 2019

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. The beauty of Android is its abundance of choices: there are dozens of phones from different manufacturers, at different price points, with different form factors and exclusive features. That means you can pick the perfect phone for you—as long as you know where to start. Based on my long history with Android phones, and my latest research, here are the best Android phones you can buy today. The Best Premium Android Phone – Samsung Galaxy S10 See the Galaxy S10e on Amazon Continue reading…
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