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Fire Emblem for Game Boy Advance Releases on Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack June 22

Plan your strategy and draw your steel, because smoldering rivalries are set to burn bright once more on the Nintendo Switch™ system! Starting June 22, Fire Emblem™– also known as Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade – will be available for everyone with a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership as part of the Game Boy™ Advance – Nintendo Switch Online library.

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closed_account341d ago

The trickle continues..... but man, I AM happy about this one. Much better than the Mario games recently, bc we already had those on SNES and they're not THAT different.

I feel like we should be receiving more than just 1 at a time though for the premium we're paying for this Expansion Pass. :\

misterandy339d ago

This is one of the myriad reasons I’ll never give Nintendo another dime. The way they treat their customers is an embarrassment to the gaming community.

You’re absolutely right, for the exorbitant price of Expansion Pass they should be offering much more.

myfathersbastard338d ago

Yeah I can’t justify paying Nintendo for any service besides basic online play. They just nickle and dime their customers and do the bare minimum expecting people to just be happy with what they get.

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Two N64 games added for Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members in April 2024

Extreme G and Iggy’s Reckin’ Balls added to the Nintendo 64 – Nintendo Switch Online classic game library.

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OtterX28d ago

What's great about this is that these titles were never previously discussed, they just sort of came out of left field. I loved the Extreme G series back in the day. They were just beneath Wipeout and FZero, but still really good.

purple10128d ago

If I remember the courses were good, but the gameplay just slightly beneath wipeout. Farro had the most speed but simple handling mechanics of double tap to dash slide / barge and boosters on track occasionally with the recharge health sections, but wipes out had full weapons, lock on missiles or rockets
Then with your cancel weapon pick up / trading a shield for a missile if you’re behind someone or trade the missile for the shield if you were in First, compared to extreme g which was more basic. I could be wrong tho. It was an awful long time ago.

On a similar note, I always wished starters pod racer had weapons. It would’ve been one of the best.

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Switch Retro Spotlight: Kid Chameleon

“There are many iconic platformers yet Kid Chameleon is rarely discussed so allow me to shine the spotlight on this retro treasure.” - A.J. Maciejewski from Video Chums.

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Nintendo Switch Online April 2024 SNES Lineup Offers Cutesy Chaos

Nintendo has announced the SNES and Super Famicom games gracing the Nintendo Switch Online library this month, and there are some gems to enjoy.

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OtterX39d ago

Strange headline, as I thought the star of the show was Super RType. I almost bought RType Dimensions EX this last month and was just thinking, man I wish we had the SNES one somewhere on Switch. That's where I got my start w the series and I was beyond excited to see it drop this week!