Smash Ultimate’s Joker Is A True-To-Form Tightrope Act

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The highly anticipated Joker from Persona 5 has finally been added to the roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, a platform fighter that’s rapidly reaching Wrestlemania levels of “everybody is here—even, somehow, that guy.” Thankfully, with Joker, Smash Ultimate continues to hit it out of the park with newly designed…

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https://kotaku.com/smash-ultimates-joker-is-a-true-to-form-tightrope-act-1834140893

Nintendo’s Labo VR Kit Is Its Wildest Cardboard Adventure Yet

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With its first two kits, Nintendo has already elevated a medium that usually spends most of its life sitting in a recycle bin. Now with the new cardboard Labo VR Kit, on top of adding a whole new dimension of gaming to the Switch’s arsenal, with designs and materials to make cardboard birds, elephants, blasters, and…

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https://gizmodo.com/nintendos-labo-vr-kit-is-its-wildest-cardboard-adventur-1833465840

Detective Pikachu’s Creative Team Considered Danny DeVito to Star (aka We Could Have Had It All)

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Those of us who’ve been fans of Detective Pikachu since his video game days know that even though Ryan Reynolds is voicing the character in Warner Bros.’ upcoming film adaptation, the assumption was that the electrical crime sleuth was meant to be played by one Danny DeVito. Apparently, the film’s production team…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/detective-pikachus-creative-team-considered-danny-devit-1833402909

The Best Switch Accessory Is An Extra Dock, Now $25 Off

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The Nintendo Switch’s best asset is its portability, but unfortunately, the same cannot be said for its TV dock. If you don’t want to unplug a bunch of cables just to move it from one TV to another, you can pick up a spare for $65 right now, $25 below MSRP. Honestly, that’s still probably more than it should cost, but…

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https://kinjadeals.theinventory.com/use-your-switch-with-multiple-tvs-by-grabbing-an-extra-1823614885

Even More Captain Marvel Goodness and a Brand New Stormtrooper Make Up the Coolest Toys of the Week

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the merchandise threatening to drain our bank accounts in the near future. This week: Carol Danvers keeps going higher, further, and merch-ier; the perfect Kirby desktop companion; and the First Order recruits an intriguing new soldier (in toy form, at least). Check…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/even-more-captain-marvel-goodness-and-a-brand-new-storm-1832870561

Nintendo Announces Pokémon Sword And Shield For Switch

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Generation eight of Pokémon is officially here, as this morning Nintendo announced Pokémon Sword and Shield, to release this fall on the Switch. The pair of games are three-dimensional and cel-shaded, looking better than any Pokémon we’ve seen before.

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https://kotaku.com/nintendo-announces-pokemon-sword-and-shield-for-switch-1832926330

Take a Break from Smash and Play Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle for $20

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I’ll be the first to admit, I’m pretty bad at Smash. And if you’re like me and you need a break from the constant fear of falling into a hole, pick up the $20 Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle game for the Nintendo Switch, $10 less than on Amazon. (It’d go great with a fancy Pro Controller, FYI.)

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https://kinjadeals.theinventory.com/take-a-break-from-smash-and-play-mario-rabbids-kingdo-1832505305