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A ton of new content is coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons as part of the big 2.0 update in November, and we’ve compiled a list of villagers that will be joining the game.

Nintendo will be adding a total of 16 characters. These new villagers will also be featured in the Animal Crossing amiibo cards series 5.

Here’s the full list of new Animal Crossing: New Horizons villagers as part of the 2.0 update next month, including their amiibo card number:

In its latest technical analysis today, Digital Foundry has taken a closer look at the Switch version of Dying Light, including the game’s frame rate. We also get insight into how Techland changed the game for Nintendo’s console, a technique used when it comes to resolution, and more.

Here’s the full roundup of tidbits:

As part of the latest demon trailer for Shin Megami Tensei V, we have a look at Zhen. The creature has appeared in various titles like Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne, Shin Megami Tensei IV, and Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey.

Over on the Megami Tensei Wiki, the site provides some background information about Zhen. Continue on below to read a bit more about the demon.

Switch is really the first time that Falcom games have had a major presence on a Nintendo platform. Over the past few years, the Ys and Legend of Heroes series have found a new home on the console.

While Falcom largely missed out on previously Nintendo systems, president Toshihiro Kondo says that it’s not due to a poor relationship. He reiterated with in an interview with Denfaminicogamer that it all comes down to the amount of available resources. That’s why the company has partnered with Nippon Ichi Software and Clouded Leopard Entertainment to assist with ports.

Atlus is back with another demon trailer for Shin Megami Tensei V, and we now have a look at Camael. This is a creature that has actually had limited appearances in the series, though it did pop up in titles like Shin Megami Tensei II and Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon.

Thanks to the Megami Tensei Wiki, we have a little background information on Camael. Read more about him below.

It’s crazy to think about, but after nearly two decades, we’ve finally seen a brand new, original 2D Metroid. After skipping several of its other systems, Nintendo finally felt the time was right to create Metroid Dread for Switch.

It’s been about a week since Metroid Dread came out. Given that it’s not a massively long experience, we imagine that many of you have already completed the game or are at least pretty far along.

For those that have been playing through Metroid Dread, what are your thoughts on the game? Did it live up to your expectations? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

Note: we’ve updated this post with a video version of our Metroid Dread review – check it out below.


System: Switch
Release date: October 8, 2021
Developer: MercurySteam / Nintendo
Publisher: Nintendo


Metroid Dread still feels a little surreal. The shock of a new, original 2D Metroid was palpable when Dread was announced, but the more one thinks about it, the more amazing it seems. It’s the realization of a 15 year old concept that has gone through multiple cycles of early development and dormancy. It’s the first original 2D Metroid in almost two decades, a span of time in which an entire genre named after the series has sprung up and seen thousands of games following in its footsteps. It’s a game that has expectations to live up to that seem almost unfair but somehow manages to exceed them. Metroid Dread is real, and it’s a masterpiece.

As part of a new episode of the PlayStation Japan “Play! Play! Play!” broadcast, Square Enix and B.B. Studio released the very first gameplay of Dragon Quest X: Rise of the Five Tribes Offline today. Although we did see a new trailer earlier in the month, this is a proper look at pure footage.

Dragon Quest X initially came to Wii in 2012 as an MMORPG. Later on it was made available on additional platforms, including 3DS and Switch. The Offline edition was then revealed back in May.

Last month, Caulifla (Super Saiyan 2) was announced for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. Bandai Namco has now come out with a first look at the character in action as part of a new trailer today.

Those using Caulifla (Super Saiyan 2) can hold down the fire button to boost the power of her Super Attack, Crush Canon. Bandai Namco says you can “then blast your foes with a Kikouha after firing off two savage Kidan using her Ultimate Attack, Crush Stream”.

Minecraft Live 2021 was held today, and all sorts of news was shared about the game including The Wild Update, Caves & Cliffs Part II, and a new allay mob.

The Wild Update is the next major patch planned for Minecraft, and it’s releasing in 2022. Mojang Studios has teased “new gameplay, more depth, and lots of fun stuff” such as mud and mangrove swamps. The game is adding frogs and tadpoles, boats with chests, and the Deep Dark and warden.