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Deck-building roguelike Monster Train heads to Switch this month

Deck-building roguelike Monster Train heads to Switch this month

Roguelikes are some of the most popular indie games around at the moment, and as the genre becomes more crowded, we've seen several different sub-genres sprout up. One sub-genre that's proven to be very popular is the deck-building roguelike, the success of which was spearheaded by games like Slay the Spire. Today, we learned that one of the best deck-building roguelikes, Monster Train, is coming to Nintendo Switch.

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Pokemon GO PokemonNoDay protest asks: Is accessibility necessary?

Pokemon GO PokemonNoDay protest asks: Is accessibility necessary?

If you're playing Pokemon GO today, chances are you've not been swayed by the arguments made by the folks behind #PokemonNoDay and #HearUsNiantic. There's a virtual picket line around the game right now made up of Pokemon GO Trainers who are not pleased with Niantic's latest round of updates to the app. In the latest round of said updates, Niantic's removed and/or adjusted several of the game-changing features first put in place in the year 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic really started to take hold of the planet.

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Mario Golf: Super Rush gets a bunch of new content in a surprise update

Mario Golf: Super Rush gets a bunch of new content in a surprise update

Fans of Mario Golf: Super Rush got some good news this morning, as Nintendo revealed that the game is getting some new content in a free update. The update is landing later today, and not only does it add a new character, but it also adds a new course. In addition, Nintendo is dropping a Ranked Match mode with this update, giving golfers the chance to prove their skills with a ranked ladder to climb.

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Pokemon GO strikes and punishments reversed with free Event Box

Pokemon GO strikes and punishments reversed with free Event Box

This week Niantic is reversing a bunch of incorrect strikes and punishments issued to players in the very recent past. To make up for the incorrect issue of punishments and strikes, the company is delivering a free Event Box in the in-game store. This Event Box contains 10x Premium Raid Passes, 10x Incense, 10x Raid Passes, and 10x Super Egg Incubators.

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Nintendo Switch has Wii in its sights as total sales surpass PS3

Nintendo Switch has Wii in its sights as total sales surpass PS3

Nintendo has delivered the financial results for the first quarter of its 2021 fiscal year, and those results give us a look at how well the Switch is doing. Nintendo reported that the Switch managed to sell 4.45 million units during the quarter, which was actually a decrease of about 1.2 million units from the same quarter a year ago. Nevertheless, the Switch now sits at 89.04 million lifetime sales, putting it above the PlayStation 3 in terms of total sales.

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Pokemon GO Wooloo and Skwovet Spotlight Hours and events explode in August

Pokemon GO Wooloo and Skwovet Spotlight Hours and events explode in August

Today we have the full set of Pokemon that'll appear in Pokemon GO as Spotlight Hour Pokemon in the month of August, 2021. This lineup previously included potentially Shiny Magnemite (for an event on August 3), Shellos East Sea, and Shellos West Sea. Those Pokemon will appear on August 10 and August 17 on Tuesday (both times) starting at 6PM local time. The final two Spotlight Hour events were revealed this week: Skwovet and Wooloo!

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Pokemon GO Ultra Unlock: Zacian and Zamazenta released

Pokemon GO Ultra Unlock: Zacian and Zamazenta released

The last part of the Pokemon GO Ultra Unlock series for this year's Pokemon GO Fest includes Zacian and Zamacenta. These Pokemon will be among the first released by Hoopa! Hoopa will likely play a significant part in the in-game story rolling through Pokemon GO from this point on, especially when it comes to Legendary releases. In this case, the first to Galarian Legandary Pokemon come from the hoops!

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Nintendo Switch gets lit in October: Ori, Metroid Dread, Super Monkey Ball

Nintendo Switch gets lit in October: Ori, Metroid Dread, Super Monkey Ball

The month of October, 2021 is a magical time for Nintendo Switch gamers. In that month, a wide variety of different sorts of games will launch. In that month, a set of top-tier exciting games will launch. In the month of October in the year 2021, Nintendo Switch will be the console to have if you're all about the most awesome oddities and AAA games in the gaming universe.

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Pokemon Unite balance patch incoming this week: All the big changes

Pokemon Unite balance patch incoming this week: All the big changes

Pokemon Unite has been out for a little while, and now that the meta has become more defined, it looks like it's time for the game's first balance patch. Tencent and The Pokemon Company have actually published the patch notes for this update well ahead of its arrival - while the update won't be landing until tomorrow, we've got a list of all the changes right now.

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Pokemon GO distance changes: What’s changed, is this forever?

Pokemon GO distance changes: What’s changed, is this forever?

Niantic is facing a bit of backlash from Pokemon GO gamers who are not pleased to find changes in the game this week. Per Niantic, they intended to "remove or change some of the bonuses introduced last year," and would not be starting this rolling set of changes until the end of July 2021. Niantic began changing these bonuses "first as a test" in two key regions: New Zealand and the USA.

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Shiny Pokemon GO Eevee Community Day: Are you ready for these?

Shiny Pokemon GO Eevee Community Day: Are you ready for these?

Today we're taking a peek at Eevee Community Day in Pokemon GO, complete with an early peek at code that'll go live on the first big day. Eevee Community Day in Pokemon GO is your next best bet for finding a Shiny Eevee and whichever Eevee evolution Pokemon you've not yet collected. The latest update to this event (before it happens) has to do with the ticket you can attain for the event to make the event more valuable to you on August 14.

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New Pokemon Snap content update adds three new areas to explore

New Pokemon Snap content update adds three new areas to explore

So far, New Pokemon Snap is one of the Switch's biggest releases of the year, and today Nintendo and The Pokemon Company announced that the game is getting a free content update. This doesn't appear to be a small update either, as it adds 20 new Pokemon to photograph and three new areas to visit. So if you were hoping for more New Pokemon Snap, then it seems that you're going to get it.

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