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Nintendo unveils cutest amiibo yet
2 April, 2015
Nintendo’s amiibo figures, those little collectibles that double as in-game characters, have taken the world by storm. And soon the line-up will get significantly cuter.Nintendo announced a special...
Mario Kart 8's Animal Crossing DLC will launch this month
2 April, 2015
Nintendo last night announced that Mario Kart 8’s Animal Crossing-themed downloadable content will be released on April 23rd.The DLC will add new characters - Villager, Isabelle and Dry Bowser -...
Nintendo hosting Direct presentation on April Fools'
31 March, 2015
In an effort to make sure people believe the news that comes out about Nintendo tomorrow, the company is hosting a Nintendo Direct. That’s one way to keep rumours and false stories in check. Of course,...
The NEW Nintendo 3DS is Out This Week - 5 Reasons to Get It
11 February, 2015
For those outside the Nintendo fold, it can be easy to forget that they've got some new hardware set for release on the 13th of February. And the NEW Nintendo 3DS is looking pretty neat indeed.The...
Special edition Mario Amiibo figures spotted
5 February, 2015
Nintendo is planning to release a pair of special edition gold and silver Mario Amiibo figures according to its own support site.Certificates for the unannounced toys were spotted by some NeoGAF members...
Nintendo toying with idea of porting games to mobile devices
1 December, 2014
Nintendo has had a rough couple of years, leading many to suggest that the company should port its games to mobile devices. The company has had one eye on the mobile market and recently filed a new patent...
Pokemon Trading Card Game Online is free on iPad
30 September, 2014
The Pokémon Trading Card Game Online for iPad is now available, for free, from the App Store.The title was originally announced during the Pokémon World Championship last month, and a select...
World of Warcraft Honours Robin Williams With This Genie Like Character
21 August, 2014
As you may know, comedy star Robin Williams was a massive fan of video games - so much so that he named one of his children after Nintendo's legendary warrior and explorer Zelda. Yes really.He also...
Check out the first 5 Minutes of Hyrule Warriors
19 August, 2014
I’m worried about Hyrule Warriors.Because after five minutes, several dozen downed foes, a couple hundred super-human sword swings and even a mini-boss encounter, Link, the green capped avatar of...
8 Bit Matrix Chateau Fight Is Nintendelicious
11 August, 2014
The Matrix Reloaded came out in 2003. That is 11 years ago! HOW DID THAT HAPPEN!? In any case, alarming though its age may be, it’s not quite as old as YouTuber Philip Raupach is making out. Raupach...
Yet ANOTHER Hyrule Warriors Character Trailer Focuses On Ganondorf
5 August, 2014
Who is suddenly a Demon King… Did I miss that? Hyrule Warriors has approximately on zillion playable characters so far announced, the latest of which is series antagonist Ganondorf. And in stark contrast...
Sheik Confirmed For Hyrule Warriors
31 July, 2014
Massive Roster gets Massiver. The more characters Nintendo throw at Hyrule Warriors, Team Ninja’s Zelda themed Musou project, the less I trust it. It’s not that the style doesn’t have...
Hyrule Warriors Looks Like The Very Best Time The Wii U Can Offer
24 June, 2014
But is the Tri-Force strong in this one? Like pretty much everyone else, I love me some Dynasty Warriors. For like fifteen minutes. Twenty at a push… Unlike almost every other action franchise,...
Nintendo packs games galore into E3 presentation - Watch the trailers
11 June, 2014
Nintendo decided to skip a main stage E3 presentation, and that opened the door for over-the-top action sequences between Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime and Nintendo of America president....
Review - Mario Kart 8
29 May, 2014
It's the game Wii U owners everywhere have been waiting for, but will it be enough to turn the console's fortunes around?
Philips Said to be Attempting to Stop US Wii U Sales
15 May, 2014
Nintendo may face legal battle to continue retailing console in the States... While legal patent battles are becoming increasingly commonplace in the smartphone and consumer technology world, they're...