Switch Online N64 Controllers Were Restocked Today, Did You Get One? (US)

Image: Nintendo Life One of the best ways to enhance the Switch Online + Expansion Pack service is to pick up some of Nintendo’s retro controllers. Earlier today, it seems there was another surprise restock of Nintendo 64 controllers in the US for Switch Online members. Unfortunately, they were sold out in record time once … Read more

UK economy is ‘strong’ and heading for ‘radical change’

She is also expected to say that the UK-US trading relationship must act as a counter to protectionism and authoritarian regimes. “The UK-US economic partnership is the clearest possible example of why free trade and free markets are not just integral to our growth but to the freedoms we share,” she is expected to say. … Read more

Pokémon Center’s Very Big, Very Round Spheal Plushie Is Now Available In America

Update [Tue 27th Sep, 2022 12:45 BST]: Folks, it’s official — the big ol’ Spheal plush which was previously exclusive to Japan is now available in America! The company revealed via the official @Pokemon Twitter that the much-admired Spheal plushie can now be purchased on the Pokémon Center US store for a whopping $449.99 – … Read more

Mahsa Amini death: Iran restricts internet as protest deaths mount

CNN  —  Iranian authorities say they will restrict internet access in the country until calm is restored to the streets, as protests over the death of a young woman in the custody of the morality police rock the Islamic Republic. Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in protest since the death last week … Read more

Nintendo’s Huge ‘Blockbuster’ Sale Ends This Weekend, Up To 85% Off Switch Games And DLC (North America)

Image: Nintendo Life Update: As a quick reminder, Nintendo of America’s huge sale is coming to an end this Sunday, 25th September. If you want to take advantage of the sale, make sure to top up your account with our discounted eShop credit (details below), and buy any games that catch your eye by then! … Read more

White House jokes about suspending ‘special relationship’ label after Liz Truss visit

It was a phrase coined by Sir Winston Churchill and has been used by successive British prime ministers over the intervening decades to describe the UK’s strong bond with America. But after a suggestion that Liz Truss is not overly keen on the term, the White House has offered to suspend use of the “special … Read more

I can declassify anything just by thinking about it

Presidents do have the authority to declassify information, but this typically follows a process to ensure there are no associated security risks. Former officials in the Trump administration have scoffed at the notion that the Republican leader could have issued a blanket order. Bill Barr, Mr Trump’s former attorney general, has previously said the suggestion … Read more

Nintendo Download: 22nd September (North America)

Image: Finji The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it’s bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop – Highlights Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm … Read more

NPD Results Show PlayStation 5 Outsold Switch In August (North America)

Image: Nintendo Life / Zion Grassl The monthly NPD sales figures have been released for August, and it shows that last month was a pretty quiet one for Nintendo. Mat Piscatella of the NPD Group shared the results on Twitter, and in August, the PS5 outsold the Switch in both dollar sales and unit sales. … Read more

Video game actors are worried about AI tech taking over their jobs

Self-service checkouts, lights-out manufacturing, self-driving cars, and wars raged by robotic drones – automation is coming for everyone’s jobs eventually, and our capitalist systems aren’t equipped to carry us through it. As I type this, teams are working on machine-learning AI that can write simple news articles with perfect grammar and without rambling introductions. They … Read more