Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes slashes its way to no.1

A new week, a new UK no.1. Nintendo’s musou spin-off Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes takes the top spot in the all-formats retail chart, causing the PS5 pack-in Horizon Forbidden West to fall to #2. Three Hopes isn’t the only new Switch release in the chart – THQ Nordic’s Wreckfest made #35. Mario Strikers: Battle …

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New on Switch: Fall Guys, Fire Emblem Warriors, Sonic Origins, Shadowrun, Wreckfest, Firegirl, Blade Runner, more

Twenty odd years ago, the gaming industry would go into ‘sleep mode’ during the summer – publishers saved their big-name releases for the more lucrative Q4 period, presumably believing nobody planned to spend their summer indoors playing games. A couple of movie tie-ins based on summer blockbusters were as much as we could hope for. …

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Astral Chain shoots straight to no.1

For the first time in eons there’s an almost entirely new UK top five. Switch exclusive Astral Chain leads the way, becoming Platinum Games’ first UK no.1 in the process. We can’t say we’re surprised – it has been the talk of social media for almost a week now, fuelled by glowing reviews. Switch owners …

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