What Are You Playing This Weekend? (December 18th)

Shovel Knight Pocket DungeonImage: Yacht Club Games

Another week completed as we get very near the vacations. This week’s spotlight was undoubtedly the most recent Indie World showcase, the Analogue Pocket obtained some retro avid gamers very excited, Super Mario Bros. 3 nonetheless has some secrets and techniques, Commodore 64 video games could also be coming to Switch, and if you’d like insights into your gaming habits the Switch Year In Review is now obtainable.

Now, although, it is time to relax and talk about our weekend gaming plans. Just a few members of the Nintendo Life crew have achieved simply that under, so be happy to offer our entries a learn after which take part with your personal through our remark part. Enjoy!

Thomas Whitehead, deputy editor

I’ve the ultimate story stage in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order to do, which can contain a lot button mashing. I’m additionally having fun with a little bit of Loop Hero, which is pretty much as good as everybody says, and I’m weighing up choices on fairly just a few eShop reductions.


Elsewhere I could drift again to MLB The Show 21, simply because, and do the entire ‘season’ factor in Forza Horizon 5. All advised, some beautiful gaming available.

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Kate Gray, employees author

My Christmas vacation formally begins tomorrow, which I solely realised this week — Christmas actually crept up on me — so I’ll be catching up on just a few video games I have not had time for! I’ve Omno to begin, Wytchwood to proceed, and — embarrassingly — Ace Attorney Chronicles to complete. Wish me luck.

Maybe there might be some good Christmas gross sales to make the most of over the break, however truthfully, I ought to end my large, sprawling RPG backlog first! That contains Ni No Kuni, which can in all probability take me days, Dragon Quest XI, and I have not really had a correct dive into the brand new Minecraft 1.18 replace but… So a lot work to do!


Ollie Reynolds, reviewer

Hey people! Even extra Danganronpa for me this weekend. I’ve polished off the primary sport and simply gotten began with the second; I’m loving each second I’m spending with it for the time being! It looks like the proper collection to wind down with within the run as much as Christmas.

Elsewhere, I’ve accomplished the Halo Infinite marketing campaign and have instantly restarted on Legendary (no skulls although; I’m not that mad). I’ve additionally restarted Death Stranding on the PS5, which is nice for taking part in on a wet day whereas listening to a podcast. Have a superb one!

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Gonçalo Lopes, reviewer

It is the season for nostalgia so I’ll probably spend the week taking part in some GameDice and Wii. Yet the Switch had one other fascinating week with Trash Quest, Omno, Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon and Chicory together with the most recent DLC roster replace for Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid. I’m additionally again to Geometry Wars: Galaxies tremendous onerous closing ranges and no-holds barred vehicular mayhem with Gas Guzzlers Extreme.


Game of the week is The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest. If all goes correct, I hope to dwell stream the whole thing of this underappreciated gem throughout the holidays.

As at all times, thanks for studying! Make positive to depart us a remark under along with your weekend gaming plans!

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