Xbox Insider Release Notes –Alpha Ring (2006.200601-2000)

Hey Alpha ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 2006 Xbox One system update (build: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200619041.3025.200601-2000). Keep reading for more details. System Update Details: OS version released: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200619041.3025.200601-2000 Available: 2 p.m. PT […]

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Xbox Insider Release Notes – Alpha Skip-Ahead Ring (2007.200601-2000)

Hey Alpha Skip-Ahead ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 2007 Xbox One system update (build: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200719041.3319.200601-2000). Keep reading for more details. System Update Details: OS version released: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200719041.3319.200601-2000 Available: 2 p.m. […]

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Poll: Rate Your Favourite Nintendo Switch Online SNES Games

Help us rank the 29 SNES games on Nintendo’s online sub service.

They might have taken a while to arrive, but the library of 29 SNES games available as part of Nintendo’s Switch Online subscription service adds considerable value to Switch’s online offering for many retro gaming fans. Throw in authentic-feeling wireless controllers that mimic the look and feel of the originals and you can almost imagine you’re back in the ’90s enjoying 16-bit classics like Super Mario World and F-Zero for the first time. Except you can now rewind and retry when you stuff up a difficult jump or explode mid-race, plus you can play them on the toilet without wheeling your telly into the bathroom.

But which Nintendo Switch Online SNES games are the very best? Well, at Nintendo Life we’ve ranked them ourselves, but it’s your turn to have a say. In a similar manner to our reader-ranked lists of the Top 50 3DS games, Game Boy games, Nintendo DS games and GameCube games, by rating your favourites below we can assemble a ranking of SNES games on Switch according to their User Ratings on on the site.

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Newly announced Elite Dangerous: Odyssey expansion will alter the galaxy like never before

Frontier Developments have just unveiled their most ambitious expansion to-date for the ever-evolving MMO space sim Elite Dangerous. Prepare for the likes of on-foot exploration and combat to be at the forefront when Elite Dangerous: Odyssey launches in the early part of 2021.

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Random: Not All Animal Crossing Players Are Having Happy Wedding Seasons

“I’m fine. This is fine.”.

This week saw the grand launch of Wedding Season in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, where players can meet up with lovebird alpacas, Reese and Cyrus, to organise the wedding photographs of their fluffy dreams.

It’s yet another adorable feature that’s been added as a post-release update, and while most players are likely going along as expected, furnishing the photo studio with flowers and romantic white benches, others, well… Aren’t.

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Review: XCOM 2 Collection – Firaxis’ Stone-Cold Classic Makes The Leap To Switch Intact

Welcome Back, Commander.

2K Games really has gifted Switch owners a smorgasbord of truly excellent games from their back catalogue lately, with the publisher’s Borderlands, BioShock and XCOM franchises all exploding onto the eShop in unison. It’s certainly going to be interesting to see how successfully they’ve managed to deal with the technical task of porting this lot onto Nintendo’s hybrid platform and, if we were to pick from the entire bunch, it’s surely XCOM 2 that’s provided the biggest challenge in this regard.

Thankfully Virtuous – who’ve already done a fantastic job with their Starlink: Battle for Atlas and Dark Souls: Remastered ports on Switch – has not only managed to get this turn-based tactical behemoth up and running, they’ve done a properly solid job. Let’s be clear, this is a hugely demanding title that has had numerous bugs and framerate issues plague it on PC as well as PS4 and Xbox One – long loading times and stuttering framerates are all par for the course here – but Virtuous has somehow still managed to squeeze it all onto the Switch in a highly playable state.

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