Animal Crossing: New Horizons Summer Update Wave #01 Announcement

Nintendo’s 2020 hit Animal Crossing: New Horizons, yesterday announced the first part of its free Summer update. In a video tweeted by the official Animal Crossing account, the villager can be seen swimming, dunking and diving for sea creatures. This long-awaited addition to the villager’s abilities was discovered by data miners earlier in the year, and it’s great to see it added into the game. Additional updates include the return of Pascal who offers new DIY recipes and some kind of new encounter featuring Gulliver in a piratical outfit. This update will be available from 3rd July with even more content promised to appear in August.

Haven’t taken the plunge onto New Horizons? Why not see what all the fuss is about in our review!

What are you looking forward to most? Let us know in the comments.

Check out the full press release after the break!

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By |2020-08-07T17:34:53+01:00June 26th, 2020|Animal Crossing, DLC, News, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch|0 Comments

Metroid Prime 4 development restarted

Today, Shinya Takahashi, Senior Managing Executive Officer of Nintendo, appeared in a video updating fans on the development of Metroid Prime 4. Unfortunately, the development team have been having difficulties bringing the title up to the same standard as the previous games.

Nintendo have made the difficult decision to completely restart development of the anticipated sequel from the ground up. This time development will receive aid from Kensunke Tanabe, producer/co-producer of the original games, as well as Retro Studios. This does mean that the game will take much longer to release, though seeing how much care is going into the development, I’m sure it will be worth the wait!

Leon Fletcher

I am a huge Nintendo fan, hence why NintyBuzz exists. I especially love all things Zelda and Metroid. NintyBuzz was started by me back in the Summer of 2014, it started out mainly as a hobby, though the site has gradually grown, and I hope it grows for many years to come!

By |2019-01-25T13:25:51+01:00January 25th, 2019|Nintendo, Nintendo Switch|0 Comments

Weekly European Nintendo eShop Update – 16/08/18

It’s Thursday, which means that the Nintendo eShop is dropping some more digital goodies on the Nintendo eShops.

This week, prepare for the hunt in Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Demo Version, help your friends defuse a bomb in Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, and much more!

Find out what’s new after the break!

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Leon Fletcher

I am a huge Nintendo fan, hence why NintyBuzz exists. I especially love all things Zelda and Metroid. NintyBuzz was started by me back in the Summer of 2014, it started out mainly as a hobby, though the site has gradually grown, and I hope it grows for many years to come!

Weekly European Nintendo eShop Update – (09/08/18)

It’s Thursday (well technicaly Sunday), which means that Nintendo are dropping some more digital goodies on the Nintendo eShops.

This week, get cooking in Overcooked 2, take the role of a Japanese Sun Goddess in Okaimi HD, and more!

Find out what’s new after the break!

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Leon Fletcher

I am a huge Nintendo fan, hence why NintyBuzz exists. I especially love all things Zelda and Metroid. NintyBuzz was started by me back in the Summer of 2014, it started out mainly as a hobby, though the site has gradually grown, and I hope it grows for many years to come!

Nintendo Switch Online Service to launch late September

There’s only a month or so to go before the Nintendo Switch Online Service launches. Though it is a premium service which will enable online play, the service will also include things like cloud saves for compatible titles and NES games with online play, and it will all be available at the low price of £17.99 a year.

Nintendo UK just sent a press release regarding the release. Though no specific date was mentioned, they did offer the more specific timeframe of the second half of September. Here’s hoping we get some form of Nintendo Direct before then for them to really promote the service before its launch.

You can read the full press release after the break!

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Leon Fletcher

I am a huge Nintendo fan, hence why NintyBuzz exists. I especially love all things Zelda and Metroid. NintyBuzz was started by me back in the Summer of 2014, it started out mainly as a hobby, though the site has gradually grown, and I hope it grows for many years to come!

By |2018-08-10T10:42:22+01:00August 10th, 2018|Nintendo, Nintendo Switch, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct Summary (08/08/18)

Wow, that Nintendo Direct was exhausting, but in the you just exercised feel good for yourself kind of way. Sakurai talked about enough to keep people excited, but left enough secrets to keep us wanting more, he even left a very big reveal for the end which fans have been wanting for a while.

If you have been living under a rock the past week, or if, like Sam, you only had a five minute break at college, don’t you worry, I have written a rather spiffing summary for your convenience. If you aren’t the reading type, then I’ve conveniently embedded the recording below just for you. Even though it will not get me an extra click, I still think it is a very generous trade-off for reader satisfaction!

…but you do get subtitles MWAHAHAHAHA!

Now, for you linguists out there,  our written summary of the event can be found right after the break!

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Leon Fletcher

I am a huge Nintendo fan, hence why NintyBuzz exists. I especially love all things Zelda and Metroid. NintyBuzz was started by me back in the Summer of 2014, it started out mainly as a hobby, though the site has gradually grown, and I hope it grows for many years to come!

By |2018-08-08T18:43:42+01:00August 8th, 2018|Features, Nintendo, Nintendo Direct, Nintendo Switch|0 Comments

OMG! Double Barrel Shotgun all the way in Fortnite update

The dudes, dudettes, and everything in-between at Epic Games have launched a brand new update for Fortnite, bringing the software version up to 5.20! There are two major editions to this update, a brand new weapon, and a brand new LTM (limited time mode).

The update introduces the brand new double barrelled shotgun that packs one heck of a punch at close range, which is exacerbated by it’s double shot. This ballistic weapon comes in both the Epic and Legendary variety, so pick one up before anyone else can for a close range devastation.

The update comes packed with a brand new LTM too; Steady Storm. Do you often find yourself searching for goodies while waiting for the storm to shrink again? Well, you better watch yourselves as this mode contains no safe zones. Once the storm starts, it will not stop, who knows where the eye of the storm will lead ya!

There have of course been a couple new additions to the Save the World mode, but as it still isn’t available to play on Switch, I’m going to keep that in the press release below along with the rest of the patch notes. Check them out after the break!

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Leon Fletcher

I am a huge Nintendo fan, hence why NintyBuzz exists. I especially love all things Zelda and Metroid. NintyBuzz was started by me back in the Summer of 2014, it started out mainly as a hobby, though the site has gradually grown, and I hope it grows for many years to come!

By |2018-08-07T15:10:58+01:00August 7th, 2018|Nintendo, Nintendo Switch, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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