Samuel Tolbert is a freelance gaming writer who started working for iMore and its sister sites Windows Central and Android Central in July 2019. He handles news, previews, reviews, and exclusive original reporting, and has also been featured on TechRadar.
With a background studying engineering before he shifted his focus to gaming journalism, he's skilled at identifying technical advantages and disadvantages provided by different hardware. If he’s not writing something, he’s off playing video games, spending time with his pets, exercising, or reading. He's also fond of trying to draw things with his iPad.
While it’s probably easier to point out the genres he doesn’t enjoy, he has a particular interest in real-time strategy, role-playing games, and big-budget horror titles. He's also particularly fond of Bayonetta and Metroid. You can follow him on Twitter @samueltolbert.
The Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nintendo Switch is now back in stock on Amazon for a limited time. It won't last forever though, so if you're interested, act now.
The Wonderful 101: Remastered is getting a general release on May 19, PlatinumGames has confirmed. Anyone who backed the game on Kickstarter should still be getting it sometime in April.
PlatinumGames has opened a new website that appears to be teasing a new project. Right now, the website simply shows the number 4 with occasional glitches on screen, as well as #Platinum4.
Fire Emblem: Three Houses has another DLC pack coming, which players can use on February 12, 2020. This DLC introduces a fourth house into the game, the Ashen Wolves.
Metro Redux, the double pack that includes remastered versions of Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light, is coming to the Nintendo Switch on February 28. It'll be available physically and digitally.
Deadleaf Games is bringing top-down shooting, the post-apocalyptic world and food together in Nom Nom Apocalypse, which is set to release on PC, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
Another new fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is being revealed on January 16. This will not be the final DLC character added to the game but it will complete the initial Fighter's Pass.
Game Freak and Nintendo have announced the Pokémon Sword and Shield expansion pass, adding two DLC packs later in the year. These packs include new regions to explore and over 200 Pokémon.
Nintendo has announced two new multiplayer packs for Luigi's Mansion 3, adding minigames, outfits and more. These packs are set to release in April 2020 and July 2020.
A new update has arrived for Nintendo Switch users, bringing stability improvements as well as a fix for an issue where Joy-Con animations were not displaying the correct color.
Gigantamax Snorlax is coming to Pokémon Sword and Shield on December 4 and can be captured in Max Raid battles from December 4 until January 5, 2020.
Roku devices are getting interference from Pokémon Sword and Shield, causing these devices to crash. Roku has issued an update to fix this problem moving forward.
Today, #GameFreakLied is trending on Twitter. As you can probably guess, there's a depressing reason why and it is related to the impending release of Pokémon Sword and Shield.
The final trailer for Pokémon Sword and Shield has been released, showing some more Pokémon, activities and more that Trainers can explore in the Galar region.
Doug Bowser, President of Nintendo of America, held an interview with The Verge, talking about Switch Lite sales, future Nintendo 3DS support and the possibility of new retro consoles.
New information on Pokémon Sword and Shield has been revealed, including brand-new features like giving mints to Pokémon, as well as using Pokémon boxes to access and swap out your various Pokémon.