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Time to prove you’re a professional

pro·fes·sion·al   /prəˈfeSH(ə)n(ə)l/
-a person competent or skilled in a particular activity.

Burr and Splice are joining forces to run an ongoing league dedicated to anyone who thinks they have what it takes to be the very best, like no one ever was. It’s format, the brainchild of Burr, is a unique blend of rules that will make it so, at the beginning of every season, anyone has a chance to claim the title of Amiibo Champion. However, to do so, you’re going to have to prove yourself season after season. There is no resting on your laurels even if you do make it into the League because upstarts are always looking to take your place.

So, if you think you might have what it takes, read on and find out how you can join… the Professional Amiibo League.

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Review: Cuphead (Nintendo Switch)

PC releases aside, Cuphead was initially an Xbox One exclusive. Thanks to the growing relationship between Microsoft and Nintendo, however, the game has finally found its way to Nintendo Switch! Cuphead is known for its signature visuals and challenging enemies. As the game approaches a more casual audience on Nintendo Switch, there are important questions to ask: how does the game hold up, and does its high difficulty level detract from the experience?

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Pokémon Sword and Shield need changes, and they need them soon

Just yesterday, Pokémon Sword and Shield were shaping up to be strong entries in the Pokémon franchise: clean, stylized graphics, wide open areas, and interesting new mechanics had sold fans around the globe. Today’s Nintendo Treehouse Live presentation featured Pokémon Sword and Shield, and an appalling bit of information was confirmed: players will not be able to transfer Pokémon that are not assigned to the Galar region Pokédex.

Despite everything, the Pokémon developers still seem out of touch with their core fanbase, and this raises a point: several aspects of the Pokémon series have become stale or overused, and Sword and Shield are as good a time as ever to change things up for the greater good. In today’s post, we’re going to go over why an incomplete National Pokédex is such a bad thing and how the new titles could potentially draw competitive players in with updated features.

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