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Another classic game has received the battle royale treatment. Pac-Man 99 was only just announced this week, but a day after it’s reveal, the title was released for Switch. Nintendo Switch Online members can try out the title at no extra cost.

Like Tetris 99 and Super Mario Bros. 35, Pac-Man 99 puts a twist on the classic arcade formula that we’ve come to love. Players are tasked with being the last one standing as they gather Power Pellets, eat ghosts, and send Jammer Pac-Mans to make things more difficult for their opponents. We have all of the relevant details here.

With Pac-Man 99 having been out there for a few days, what are your impressions thus far? How do you feel it stacks up to the other Switch Online offerings? Let us know in the comments below.

Lizzie Freeman has had a number of different voice roles in gaming and anime over the past few years, including JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Sword Art Online, Fire Emblem Heroes, and Dragalia Lost. She’s also voicing Zas in Cris Tales, one of the RPG’s main characters.

We recently had a chance to speak with Freeman about her role in Cris Tales and other topics. Outside of the upcoming Switch game, she spoke about how she became involved with voice acting, shared advice for those aspiring to get involved in the same field, spoke about her love for Nintendo, and more.

Here’s our full discussion:

A new month rolled right on in this week. Now that we’re in April, we want to know what you’ve been playing.

Have you been putting your hunting skills to the test in Monster Hunter Rise? Taking the plunge on other recent Switch games like Crash Bandicoot 4, Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville, Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town, or Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning? No matter the case, let us know in the comments below.

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Nintendo decided to drop some fairly big news on a random Monday evening this past week. It was announced that in collaboration with Pokemon GO developer Niantic, a new app is in development featuring Pikmin. Not much is known at present, but Nintendo said that the project will offer “gameplay activities designed to encourage walking and make the activity more enjoyable.” It’s also confirmed for a 2021 release.

Based on Nintendo’s announcement, it sounds like Pikmin could be just the start of future projects with Niantic. The press release mentioned “apps” (meaning more than one) and “Nintendo’s beloved characters”. You can catch up on the full announcement here if you missed it.

Let’s assume that Nintendo and Niantic are indeed collaborating beyond Pikmin. What other franchises from the Big N would you like to see Niantic tackle? Let us know in the comments below.

MAR10 Day took place earlier this week, so now’s as good a time as ever to discuss the simple topic of favorite Mario games. Super Mario has been around for 35 years now, and aside from the core platforming titles, the IP has expanded in so many different ways. The franchise has been a part of racing, sports, mini-game partying, RPGs, and more.

With that in mind, what’s your personal favorite Mario game (or games)? Do you have any particular memories you’d like to share? Let us know in the comments below.

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A new month rolled right on in this week. Now that we’re in March, we want to know what you’ve been playing.

Are you playing through Bravely Default II, which just dropped last week? How about some of Switch’s other new releases like Persona 5 Strikers? No matter the case, let us know in the comments below.

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Pokemon celebrated its 25th anniversary with a special presentation yesterday. Pokemon Presents featured three main titles, all of which are exclusively for Switch: New Pokemon Snap, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl, and Pokemon Legends: Arceus.

New Pokemon Snap showed off its latest trailer and another look at the game. Remakes of Pokemon Diamond/Pearl have long been rumored, and now they’re official. Finally, Game Freak showed off what it’s working on with Pokemon Legends: Arceus, which is more of an open-world action RPG approach to the series. We’ve got a recap of everything shown here.

How’d you ultimately feel about the new Pokemon Presents. Opinions on the art style for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl seem to be mixed, so how are you feeling about the look? And what do you make of Pokemon Legends: Arceus so far? Let us know in the comments below.

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After more than 500 days, Nintendo Directs as we know them finally made a proper return. A ton of upcoming titles from both first-party Nintendo studios and third-parties were shown.

Nintendo kicked off the presentation with Smash Bros. Ultimate, revealing Pyra/Mythra as the next DLC character. Other announcements included Splatoon 3, Mario Golf: Super Rush, Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, Miitopia, Famicom Detective Club localization, and Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity DLC. Project Triangle Strategy, Fall Guys, Ninja Gaiden Master Collection, Legend of Mana remaster, and Knockout City were among the third-party announcements. You can find the full breakdown of what was shown here.

Now that we’ve all had a few days to reflect, how are you feeling about the Nintendo Direct? What was your personal highlight from the presentation? Let us know in the comments below.

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A new month rolled right on in last week. Now that we’re in February, we want to know what you’ve been playing.

Have you picked up some of the latest Switch games like Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury or Atelier Ryza 2? Playing through something in your backlog? No matter the case, let us know in the comments below.

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When you think about gaming franchises, Nintendo has some of the most recognizable IPs around. Mario is right at the top, but there’s also Pokemon, Zelda, Kirby, Donkey Kong, Splatoon, and many more. There’s even Animal Crossing, which was already fairly popular in the past, but has really taken off with New Horizons on Switch.

Despite how many series Nintendo has at its disposal, not everything is around today. There have some IPs that haven’t been touched in years, or even decades.

With that in mind, we want to hear from you. Is there a dormant Nintendo franchise you’d like to see make a comeback? Let us know in the comments below – your response may be featured in a future Nintendo Everything video!

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