What’s The Worst Game That You Still Love For Some Reason?

Image: Nintendo Life Today marks the 15th anniversary of NBA Live 08 on the Wii. Quite why there wasn’t a national holiday and organised street parades for this excellent game is beyond us. Except, of course, it isn’t excellent at all. The game was, for all intents and purposes, objectively bad, and yet there is … Read more

What Are You Playing This Weekend? – Issue 446

Somehow, it’s already October, which means Pumpkin Spice Lattes have arrived. In addition, the release schedule is about to get serious for several weeks, so there’ll be no escape from games until at least December. Stephen Tailby, Associate Editor This weekend will be all about finishing up Tunic, which I’ve been playing for review. I … Read more

Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Essential Games for October 2022?

The PS Plus Essential games for October 2022 have been officially announced, and you know what that means! As always, we want to know if you’re happy with the latest lineup. Just to recap, October’s selection includes three titles (as per usual): rather fun racer Hot Wheels Unleashed (PS5, PS4), super-powered fighter Injustice 2 (PS4), … Read more

‘My life was turned upside down during a routine check-up when I was 31’

My mother was understandably very anxious about me getting into scrapes as a child. I can remember not being allowed to go on a lot of the rides at Oakwood Theme Park in Wales. The same happened at Disneyland in Paris, to which myself and three of my sisters won a trip through a raffle … Read more

What Are You Playing This Weekend? (October 1st)

Image: Finji We did it folks! We made it through the barrage of game releases — more commonly known as ‘September’ — and we live to write another day! Though October is looking just as packed… *gulp* Here at Nintendo Life, we’ve played through the unofficial Super Mario Bros. 5 fan game made entirely in … Read more

Upcoming PS5, PS4 Games for October and November 2022

Subscribe to Push Square on YouTube We may well be running out of months in 2022, but we’re certainly not done with exciting new releases on PlayStation 5 and PS4. If you fancy treating yourself or a loved one to something new, you’ve absolutely come to the right place. Below, we’ve been busy putting together … Read more

Side-Scrolling Multiplayer Shooter SquadBlast Is Like 2D Overwatch

It’s difficult to stand out in today’s overcrowded games market, especially in the highly competitive, make-or-break multiplayer landscape. We don’t envy any developer currently crafting a game that needs thousands of players logging in each and every day. However, the right combination of interesting concept and good execution might just do the trick, and SquadBlast … Read more

Best Time Loop Games On Nintendo Switch

Image: Nintendo Life Most video games are either two-dimensional or three-dimensional. Most… but not all. Today, we’re celebrating the games that dip their toes into the underappreciated and underexplored fourth dimension: Time. Unfortunately for us 3D peasants, we are forced to experience time in a linear fashion, going from Tuesday to Wednesday like utter plebs, … Read more

We Take The Fan-Created ‘Super Mario Bros. 5’ For A Spin

Image: Nintendo Life Although Nintendo seems to have largely forgotten about it, Super Mario Maker 2 still has its fans. Indeed, so it should; it’s a remarkably accessible creative tool for users to turn the Mario levels of their dreams into a reality with an incredibly intuitive UI and toolkit that built on the foundation … Read more

You Know What? Sonic Frontiers Might Actually Be Okay

We played Sonic Frontiers at EGX not once, but twice. Normally, we wouldn’t put ourselves through a Sonic demo more than necessary, and the queue was, as you’d expect, constantly lengthy. The trouble is, after playing the 15-minute slice of the “open zone” experience for the first time, we realised something rather shocking. Had we … Read more