Nintendo Wii U, 3DS News & Features

Review: Frostpunk (PlayStation 4)

Lead a band of survivors to a new world, and survive the greatest winter the world has ever seen.

Review: Pandemonium! (PlayStation)

Jump. Grab coins. If possible, avoid death.

Review: Guard Duty (Nintendo Switch)

Old-school, point-and-click magic.

Review: SEGA Ages: Thunder Force AC (Nintendo Switch eShop)

Back to the fire, with the only arcade outing in the Thunder Force series, now available on Switch.

Review: Missile Command: Recharged (Nintendo Switch eShop)

The 40 year old classic gets revived on modern platforms, including the Switch.

News: Nintendo Weekly Wrap Up - 27 May 20

The last weekly Nintendo round-up in May brings a very quiet week. However the amazing team at GameXplain and Nintendo Life have still unearthed some pieces of news. Both GameXplain and Nintendo Life provide daily updates on Nintendo news every day, check out their content they post. In the meantime, be sure to stick with Cubed3 for our weekly round-up which squeezes all that juicy Nintendo news into one article!

Clubhouse Games Q&A: 51+ of YOUR Questions Answered!​ - GameXplain

The GameXplain team answer over 50 questions about Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics on Switch, including how multiplayer works (both online and local), if there's voice chat, how it compares to Wii Sports & Wii Play.


Hideki Kamiya Is Sick Of Fans Asking Him If Bayonetta 3 Has Been Cancelled​ - Nintendo Life

It's become almost a monthly ritual now for PlatinumGames to reassure its fanbase that the upcoming Switch exclusive Bayonetta 3 is still on the way, and earlier this week (to mark the month of May), Nintendo Life got another update.
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Switch Joy-Con Drift Claim Must Be Arbitrated, Says Illinois Federal Court​ - Nintendo Life

If you're one of the many people who has suffered from Joy-Con drift in the past then you might be interested to know that a legal claim by a Switch owner that Nintendo of America has sold "defective" controllers with its consoles must go to arbitration. Read on at Nintendo Life.
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Have You Spotted The Switch eShop's New Sales Filter?​ - Nintendo Life

Nintendo updated the Switch to version 10.0.3 - making it more stable than ever before, but that's not the only improvement it appears to have made in recent times. Nintendo Life gives us more information.
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Perfect Dark Was Ahead of lts Time - 20th Anniversary Discussion (Retrospective)​- GameXplain

Perfect Dark, the spiritual successor to Goldeneye, is now TWENTY years old! GameXplain and Direct Feed Games discuss how the Nintendo 64 classic was ahead of its time, and whether it holds up today!


2K Says It's Eager To Release More Games On The Nintendo Switch​ - Nintendo Life

After a string of listings appeared online, 2K finally made it official in March - announcing three collections for the Nintendo Switch. These include the XCOM 2 Collection, the Borderlands Legendary Collection, and last but not least BioShock: The Collection. But was this just a one time thing?


Feature: Potential Switch Port Round-Up - The Wii U Games That Haven't Come To Switch​ - Nintendo Life

It's easy to believe that Switch has already picked Wii U's carcass clean, but that isn't the case. If you're like the Nintendo Life team and eager for more people to get their hands on treasures from the Wii U years - or you missed out on them yourself and want to sample them on Switch - there are several juicy morsels waiting to be devoured and the Nintendo Life team have rounded them up for you.
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News: Clive 'N' Wrench Preorder and Pricing Now Available

Numskull Games have announced the pricing for the upcoming 3D platformer Clive 'N' Wrench from developer Dinosaur Bytes.Landing this winter, Numskull Games is proud to announce Clive 'N' Wrench is coming to retail for an exclusive Nintendo Switch boxed and digital release. The game will also be available digitally on Steam as well.

Clive 'N' Wrench is both retro and based on time travel, so this game will take fans of the 90s 3D genre back to the 90's and beyond! The heroes of the game are Clive - a rabbit and his monkey sidekick, Wrench, he is literally the monkey on Clive's back!  Join this dynamic duo as they embark on some crazy adventures through time and space in their unusual choice of transport….a magical 1950's fridge. 

Clive 'N' Wrench are on a mission. Clive's cousin Nancy has made a huge mistake, huge, and their quest is to undo the damage and put an end to Dr Daucus' crusade once and for all.  Prepare for a wild ride in the fridge as they take you whirling through time and space encountering all sorts of wild adventures. These time travels will take you to unimaginable places including Middle-Age-Crisis town, not for the faint hearted; way back in time to a very cold prehistoric Iceceratops and the eerie Tempus Tombs of ancient Egypt to name a few. The space journey takes players through 11 levels in this 3D platformer, each with their own boss battle. 

You will meet all sorts of curious characters on the way as you tackle the challenges. Inspired by many retro games of the 90s 3D Platform genre such as; Spyro the Dragon andJak & DaxterClive 'N' Wrench has been in the works since 2011!  It's the brainchild of sole developer Rob Wass, a massive fan of the 3D Platform retro game genre. 

Arriving in Winter 2020, Clive 'N' Wrench is available in both Nintendo Switch for a boxed and digital release and on Steam (PC).

Pre order Clive 'N' Wrench here - 

Review: Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (Nintendo Switch)

Wield the Monado once again, in this beautifully remastered version of the Wii and 3DS classic.

Review: Avoid - Sensory Overload (PC)

Preview: 51 Worldwide Games (Nintendo Switch)

Add more games, stick it on the Switch and hope it sells? Is there more to this collection of classic titles.

Review: Tomb Towers (PC)

Tomb Raiding, with a dash of MSX nostalgia.

News: Microsoft Flight Simulator Closed Beta on the Way

A closed beta for 2020's Microsoft Flight Simulator is scheduled to land in July, according to a developer road map on the official game website.

The image displays a series of development goals and rough outlines of when they are to be achieved.

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As yet there is no specific date mentioned in July when fans will get the chance to try out the demanding PC flight simulator. Nor are any requirements published for what it will take to access this beta. However, it is likely the best chance to access it will come through signing up to the game's 'Insider Program'.


There is currently no release date for the final version, while it is expected that it will be available to play on both Windows PC and also the Xbox Series X.

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