Animal Crossing: New Horizons definitely won’t support cloud saves

Animal Crossing: New Horizons won’t allow cloud saves at launch, Nintendo has confirmed.  However, it also revealed that there is a system in place to let you transfer data should your Switch suffer a terrible accident or go missing, that will launch some time after the game’s launch. During the stream, an answer to an FAQ said “Animal Crossing: New…

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons is getting a tonne of free updates post-launch

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is going to be supported with a tonne of free updates post-launch, Nintendo has confirmed.  During today’s special Animal Crossing-themed Nintendo Direct, it was revealed that the game is going to get additional content through a variety of free updates over the course of the year.  “We will offer free updates after the game launches and…

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Your friends can’t destroy your Animal Crossing: New Horizons island

Nintendo has put provisions in place to make sure any visitors can’t destroy all your hard work in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.  You don’t need to panic about letting other players onto your island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons for fear of them completely destroying all the hard work you put into it. After all, this is the Animal Crossing…

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This adorable PUBG frying pan cosmetic helps Australian bushfire relief efforts, hurts enemies’ heads

PUBG is the latest game to offer players a chance to send aid to Australia for the country’s ongoing bushfire relief efforts. A new cosmetic for the battle royale progenitor’s iconic frying pans is now available. The skin was designed by community member and Twitter hero, Shitty Watercolour, whose famous paintings aren’t as bad as their username would have you…

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Marvel Villainous board game announced for August and we can barely wait

The Villainous board game series will expand from the realm of Disney do-badders to comic book curmudgeons with a new game called Marvel Villainous: Infinite Power. Following in the megalomaniacal machinations of the Disney Villainous board game – which earned high marks in our list of the best board games – Marvel Villainous: Infinity Power will let players take on…

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Sea of Thieves update makes opening Ashen Chests much easier

The latest Sea of Thieves update is out now, and amid waves of changes to all kinds of areas, one particular change will delight achievement hunters. The random elements of discovering and opening Ashen Chests have been drastically improved, making 24 achievements and their related cosmetics much easier to obtain. It was a few months ago when Rare began to…

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I checked out the Super Nintendo World Challenge where contestants punched Mario blocks to win a trip to the park

“We are Mario!” the crowd screams before a bunch of people wearing red Mario hats and oversized white gloves start punching gold blocks above their heads.  I’m at the Super Nintendo World Challenge in Grand Central Terminal in NYC, where a bunch of contestants are competing to win a trip for two to preview Super Nintendo World in Universal Studios…

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