Speaking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? (October 12th)



Right here we are then, people! The finish of however an additional week. This 1 brought with it a Fortnite lawsuit and a ridiculous Mario Kart Tour microtransaction pack, but with all that anger out of the way, it is time to chill with some of our favourite games.

The Nintendo Life group have shared what we’ll be having up to more than the weekend and we’d like for you to get involved with our poll and comment sections, as well. Get pleasure from!

Gonçalo Lopes, contributing writer

I worry I am becoming a broken record but yes, Astral Chain and Daemon X Machina stay as the primary course for this weekend along with slices of Yooka-Laylee and the Not possible Lair, Star Wars Pinball, Sniper Elite three Ultimate Edition, the impeccable conversion of Battlestar Galactica Deadlock and the nostalgia-filled Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered. Harold Ramis, you are missed.

My game of the week is once again not 1 but a number of – Trine: Ultimate Collection is a delightful package with a ton of content material, specially for yours definitely who only ever played the very first two games and now has the divisive third entry and the brand new Trine four: The Nightmare Prince to discover.

Liam Doolan, news reporter

This weekend I intended to play Yooka-Laylee and the Not possible Lair, but as my copy of the game nevertheless hasn’t arrived, I’ll be falling back on The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive of Age.

I’m also organizing to invest some much more time racing about in the totally free-to-download Switch title, Asphalt 9: Legends. The final time I in fact played a game in this series was on the Nintendo DS, so I’m interested to see how significantly it has evolved considering that then. Apart from this, I could train up in the demo for Mario &amp Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and attempt out the nearby multiplayer mode. That is all for this weekend!

Ollie Reynolds, reviewer

Soon after the release of the Resident Evil five and six demos on the eShop, I will be checking out how these games hold up on the Switch. I’ve generally enjoyed the more than-the-leading action of these titles (they are fine, leave them alone!), so it’ll be really a surreal knowledge to play them on the go. Here’s hoping Capcom finds some way to bring the Resident Evil two remake across as well…

Other than that, I’ve got a fairly quiet weekend ahead. I am not organizing any important playthroughs of something at the moment with The Witcher three on the horizon, and of course Luigi’s Mansion three at the finish of the month. I may well just default back to Mega Man Legacy Collection, as I generally do when I’ve got absolutely nothing to play!

Ryan Craddock, employees writer

A couple of days ago I got about to beating Zelda: Link’s Awakening, ultimately reaching the credits and seeing how the story ended for the incredibly very first time. At very first, I could not determine no matter whether or not to bother collecting all of the extras, but I’ve now decided to meet ‘yes, do it’ and ‘no, that’ll waste your time’ in the middle by hoovering them up promptly working with our incredibly personal guide. These final couple of Heart Pieces and seashells shall be mine!

If I finish that, I also have Yooka-Laylee and the Not possible Lair waiting for me. There are much more games releasing at the moment that I am interested in playing than usual, so I am presently going from 1 to the subsequent with no breaks in in between. Want me luck!

Gavin Lane, employees writer

Each Donut County and What Remains of Edith Finch have managed to obtain their way onto my Switch, though the probabilities that I’ll in fact play them quickly are slim. I’m assembling a collection of brief and sweet games that could potentially be played to completion in a single sitting, but there’s generally anything else to distract me.

Final weekend I picked up the Sega Mega Drive Mini but didn’t obtain the time to actually place it via its paces, so there is that. All the Switch On line Super NES games are nevertheless waiting to be sampled, as well. I practically pulled the trigger on 1 of these official wireless pads when they appeared earlier in the week, but €10 for postage pushed it into the realm of ‘sod that!’. There is no shortage of superfluous plastic for me to be spending money on. I nevertheless have not tracked down a Link’s Awakening amiibo…

Dom Reseigh-Lincoln, reviewer

This weekend I am going to providing Game Freak’s uncommon new take on the RPG formula – Small Town Hero – a correct spin. The RPG can be a challenging sell for these who want shorter bursts of play, but LTH appears to address that conundrum with its inventive strategy to boss battles. Appear out for my official verdict subsequent week on Nintendo Life.

I’ve also been revisiting the original Yooka-Laylee so I picture I will be finishing up some collectables ahead of I inevitably cave and purchase Yooka-Laylee and the Not possible Lair.

Which games are you playing this weekend? (33 votes)

Yooka-Laylee and the Not possible Lair


Sniper Elite three Ultimate Edition


Battlestar Galactica Deadlock


Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered


Trine: Ultimate Collection / Trine four


The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening


Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition


Mario &amp Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (DEMO)


Resident Evil five (DEMO)


Resident Evil six (DEMO)


Mega Man Legacy Collection


What Remains of Edith Finch


Yooka-Laylee (the original 1)


Anything else (comment beneath)


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