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Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion - A look at all the retro references

The Splatoon 2: Octo Expanasion is chock-full of retro references to games, hardware, electronics, and more. Now you can see every single reference and its origins in the gallery above. How many of these have you spotted?

Amazon - Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition with Chocolate Plush Cow now available to preorder

Light the Way! Looking for a fresh start and some new surroundings, you set off on a voyage to begin your new life! Unfortunately, the weather has different plans, as your ship is hit by a storm, and goes down! You drift into a small harbor town, now in shambles from the storm, where a young doctor named Jeanne saves your life. The town has been deserted, but you're never one to back down from a challenge! It will be up to you to help rebuild the town and save the lighthouse...but it won't be easy! Nevertheless, with some hard work growing crops, tending livestock, and gathering materials for repairs, you will be able to make new friends, start a family, revive the lighthouse, and save the town, your new home!

• Collect important materials to rebuild the town and restore the lighthouse!
• Complete requests from villagers to unlock new areas and items!
• Grow crops, tend livestock, and gathering materials, either by yourself or with a Co-Op friend!
• New and unique festivals, including the Dog Racing Festival!
• Make new friends, get married, and start a family from a variety of bachelors and bachelorettes, including a secret one! • • Includes A Limited Edition 5-inch Chocolate Cow Plush! *Final Product May Vary

Grab yours here

Splatoon 2 - Pulp Vs. No Pulp Splatfest art


I'm all for letting people drink OJ in the style they want. That said, I will be fighting to my dying breath for team No Pulp. I want to DRINK my drink, not CHEW it and get it CAUGHT IN MY TEETH!

Mario Tennis Aces' retail version requires 2GB download for online tournaments and more language support

Planning on getting in on some online tournaments with Mario Tennis Aces? Make sure you clear out 2GB of space on your Switch, as that's what's needed to add in that functionality for the retail version. On top of that, the 2GB download adds in language support for Korean and Chinese players.

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker - Switch version's codename discovered, Super Mario 3D World content removed

We've got two tidbits about Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker to share, with one being interesting, and the other a bit strange.

First up, the codename for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker's Switch port has been discovered through datamining. Turns out the codename is KinopioS. Kinopio is the name of Toad in Japan, so the name makes perfect sense. The Wii U version of the game had the codename Kinopio, so as you can prob guess, the Switch codename has simply had an S added on the end for Switch.

Now here's a bit of weird news for you. We all know Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker on 3DS/Switch is getting 4 stages based on Super Mario Odyssey. The bad news is, those levels are being added while all Super Mario 3D World stages have been yanked. That means 4 stages have been removed in order to add the 4 new ones. On top of that, almost all references to Super Mario 3D World have been removed.

No plans for Resident Evil 2 Remake on Switch at this time

Were you hoping for the Resident Evil 2 Remake to come to Switch? Capcom brand manager Mike Lunn was asked if there were any plans to bring the title over to Switch down the road. His response is as follows.

“No, not at this time. We just wanted to focus on PS4, Xbox One, and PC at the moment."

Thanks to Sligeach_eire for the heads up!

Little Dragons Cafe - Amazon Japan preorder bonus

Amazon Japan has revealed their preorder bonus for Little Dragons Cafe. Customers will get a free and exclusive wallpaper for smartphones and PC alongside their purchase.

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle: Donkey Kong Adventure - Rabbid Cranky trailer


Pretty excited to check out this Donkey Kong Adventure DLC for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. It seems like the devs poured a ton of content into this DLC, and it should provide all sorts of fun and weirdness along the way.

NBA 2K19 - "They Will Know Your Name - Trae Young" promo video

In this mini documentary, Trae Young tells his story about why they will know his name. From his upbringing and family influence, to his high school years, defying the doubters, the ups and downs of his college career, adapting to fame, his relationships with current players, experience with NBA 2K and plans for making a name for himself in the NBA.

Nintendo hosts Nintendo Labo Workshop event in Japan - photo gallery

Just the other day, Nintendo said they're looking into some unique ways to bring Nintendo Labo experiences to people. That's exactly what we have here with a Nintendo Labo workshop event in Japan. Adults and kids alike got to go hands-on with Nintendo Labo and see what it's all about. Check out more pics from the event here.