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  • Editorial The Ongoing Pleasures of Nintendo Switch Boxes, Cartridges and (Occasionally) Manuals

    For the collectors

    We're now nearly two months into the lifespan of the Nintendo Switch, and those that have jumped into the system will have their own buying habits. The eShop offers the usual full-priced retail downloads, though for some it'll be a virtual location for focusing on download-only games. As always, then, we have three camps of...

    • Editorial
    • Features
    • Nintendo Switch
  • Rumour Super Mario/Rabbids Crossover Still in Works for Nintendo Switch

    Expected for an E3 announcement?

    Remember before the Switch launched and there were rumours of Ubisoft releasing a Mario/Rabbids crossover for the system? Well its surfaced again from known Nintendo leaker Emily Rogers, who has given more details on the supposed 2017 game. In her latest blog post, she responds to a reader question about the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario
    • Ubisoft
  • Play The First NLife Battle Tournament in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - To the Battlefield!

    No mercy...

    As you may have seen earlier this weekend we had a Grand Prix tournament here on Nintendo Life, but now all in the community with a copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe can scrap it out in the game's new Battle Mode. NLife Battle Time (Code 4737-8576-9515) - starts on 30th April at 7am Pacific / 10am Eastern / 3pm UK / 4pm CET - Six hour runtime...

    • Live Chat
    • Mario Kart
    • MK8D

YesterdaySat, 29th Apr 2017

  • News Reggie Fils-Aime Discusses NES Mini Demand and Apologises to Those That Missed Out

    2.3 million sold, but it could have been more

    The NES Classic Edition is currently not in production, leaving plenty of Nintendo fans around the world disappointed. As we've discussed here on Nintendo Life, the launch and proceeding shipments of this nostalgic mini console was baffling to both economists and consumers alike, with supply not getting...

    • Retro
    • Reggie Fils-Aimé
    • Nintendo of America
    • NES Classic Edition
  • Rumour Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga DX Partnering Up for 3DS eShop

    "I have fury!"

    According to new data found in the 3DS eShop server, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga DX could be making its way to the handheld for a surprise re-release / remaster. This information comes from "well known" hacker @SciresM who has previous history with id information confirming

    • 3DS eShop
    • Rumour
  • News Nintendo States That Support for the 3DS Family of Systems Remains Strong

    More games coming following reveal of New 2DS XL

    Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aimé recently spoke with IGN regarding the company's continued support of the Nintendo 3DS line. As we've seen in the recent Nintendo financial briefing the 3DS continues to do well, so it's only natural to see the big N continue to support rather...

    • 3DS
  • Play The First NLife Grand Prix in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Join the Race!

    Drift into our Tournament

    As you may have seen this week we're running two tournaments in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe; the first one is the NLife Grand Prix. Simply search for the code or name (details below) in the online Tournament menu and join in! NLife Grand Prix (Code 4698-2634-6539) - starts at 7am Pacific / 10am Eastern / 3pm UK / 4pm CET - Six...

    • Live Chat
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Mario Kart
    • MK8 Deluxe
    • Play

Friday28th Apr 2017

  • News New Nintendo 2DS XL Announced, Releases 28th July

    Surprise!

    Nintendo today announced a new version of the 2DS, the 2DS XL, taking the kid-centric handheld from its wedge form factor to the more familiar clamshell-style design of the 3DS line. The surprise new console releases on 28th July worldwide, with a US price of $149. The New 2DS XL also features dual rear cameras and a single front-facing...

    • New Nintendo 3DS
    • 3DS
    • 2DS
    • New Nintendo 2DS
  • News Capcom Wants You To Know That It's Taking The Nintendo Switch Very Seriously

    Also has a "major" unannounced title on the way this financial year

    Capcom's latest financial presentation contains some pieces of information that should be of considerable interest to Nintendo fans. First up, the company is aiming to push multiplatform development in as big way over the next financial year, and that includes supporting the...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Capcom
    • Business
  • Guide How to Get Infinite Coins in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe the Easy Way

    No actual racing required

    As much fun as it is to race around in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe it can take a seriously long time to unlock all those kart options through traditional means, and certainly if you ploughed through the original Wii U version you might think doing so sounds a lot like needless busywork. Well, thankfully there's a clever little way...

    • Mario Kart
    • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Video
    • Features
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    Switch eShop

    Review Kamiko

    Shrine Get!

    eShop veterans CIRCLE Entertainment have kicked off the Switch era with a bang, starting with the excellent rhythm game VOEZ and continuing with the colourful overhead action of Kamiko. Developed by Japanese indie team Skipmore — responsible for Fairune and its sequel on the 3DS eShop — Kamiko sports a gorgeous pixel-art aesthetic,...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Reviews
    • Kamiko
  • Guide Tips for Getting Started in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

    Get that early boost

    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is now here, and whether you're entirely new to the game or an old veteran from the Wii U original, the new title has some tricks to know in order to ensure those podium finishes. Some of them are old methods, but adjusted physics and mechanics in this Deluxe edition also mean that it's worth having a little...

    • Features
    • Guides
    • Mario Kart
    • MK8 Deluxe
  • Poll What Do You Think of the New Nintendo 2DS XL?

    Out of left-field

    Yesterday we published an editorial chewing over some of the figures and implications of Nintendo's financial reports, with a headline point related to Nintendo's continuing confidence in the 3DS. Estimating six million hardware sales for the portable and a whopping 40 million software sales, we tried to consider how the company...

    • Features
    • Poll
    • 2DS XL
  • Video This Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Player Ain't Got No Time For Shrine Puzzles

    Skip to the end

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild may be light on dungeons, but it makes up for that with loads of shrines, the vast majority of which contain a puzzle which must be solved before they can be considered complete. Some of these puzzles are actually quite tricky, but like so much of the game, they can be overcome by "exploiting"...

    • Zelda
    • Breath of the Wild
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Wii U
  • News Surprise, Nintendo Isn't Hosting An E3 Press Conference This Year

    More information coming soon

    Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima has announced during the Financial Results Briefing that Nintendo will not be hosting an E3 Press Conference during the event this year. This continues Nintendo's trend of opting for a digital presentation instead, while still maintaining a showfloor presence at the event. From the...

    • E3 2017
    • E3
    • Nintendo Switch
    • 3DS
  • Gallery Here's What The New Nintendo 2DS XL Looks Like From Almost Every Angle

    Plus: Bonus lifestyle photography with child actors!

    Nintendo surprised everyone this morning with the announcement that it is about to release a new model of the popular 2DS system. Dubbed the New Nintendo 2DS XL, the console features a classic clamshell design, amiibo support and a MicroSD card slot, and is sure to keep the 3DS line alive...

    • Gallery
    • New Nintendo 2DS XL
    • Hardware
    • 2DS
    • 3DS
  • News Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 Outed By Korean Rating, Nintendo Release Uncertain

    Includes Mega Man 7 and the two WiiWare outings

    The Korean Game Rating Board has just issued a rating for Mega Man Legacy Collection 2, which will, according to the description, include Mega Man 7, Mega Man 8, Mega Man 9 and Mega Man 10. This collection follows in the footsteps of the 2015 original, which was released on the 3DS as well as other...

    • Mega Man
    • SNES
    • WiiWare
    • Capcom
  • News New Nintendo Selects 3DS Games Coming to Australia

    New line launches 11th May

    If you're from the land down under and like saving pennies, then you'll be pleased to learn that four new Nintendo Selects titles will be added to the Nintendo 3DS lineup in Australia, with each game being available to purchase for AU $29.95. Below you can find each game as well as a brief description provided by...

    • 3DS
    • Nintendo Selects
    • Australia
  • News Nintendo Reveals A New ARMS Character, And It's An Odd One

    "He can shrink and stretch at will with his elastic body!"

    Another addition to the ARMS roster has been revealed. We present to you Helix, who can be described as a shiny green amorphous blob, but Nintendo has opted to give him a better description, saying "he can shrink and stretch at will with his elastic body!" In his brief reveal trailer -...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • ARMS
    • Video
  • News New Splatoon 2 Squid Sisters Stories Chapter Reveals Drifting Relationship

    A kraken in the connection

    Nintendo has released the first full chapter in their Splatoon 2 themed publication, Squid Sisters Stories. We previously reported a sense of conflict in the prologue, but now it appears a different drift occurred in the relationship. The first full chapter in the story continues: The final Splatfest rocketed the Squid...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 2
    • Squid Sisters
  • News Tekken Producer Katsuhiro Harada Too Busy To Study Switch Hardware For Possible Port

    "We couldn't even buy it - it was sold out every time we went to look"

    Not so long ago we reported that Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada was "surprised" by the Nintendo Switch, a possible indication that he and his team had been frozen out of pre-release access to the new machine. With Tekken 7 arriving on PS4, Xbox One and PC this June, Game

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Katsuhiro Harada
    • Tekken
    • Bandai Namco
  • News Dragon Quest "Bubble Slime" New Nintendo 2DS XL Revealed for Japan

    Releases alongside Dragon Quest XI

    Nintendo sure doesn't waste any time. Despite only revealing its new console to the world this morning, it has already announced a themed New Nintendo 2DS variant: the "Bubble Slime" New Nintendo 2DS. As of right now, the console is region exclusive to Japan, where it will be known as the New Nintendo 2DS LL. It...

    • New Nintendo 3DS
    • New Nintendo 2DS XL
    • 3DS
    • 2DS
    • Dragon Quest XI
  • News 1-2-Switch, Snipperclips and Super Bomberman R All Had Positive Launches on Nintendo Switch

    It's not just about Breath of the Wild

    Based upon March sales the Nintendo Switch only had one million+-selling game - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Yet with 2.74 consoles shipped some other titles also clocked up reasonable numbers, something Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima highlighted in his recent investor briefing. First of all...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Switch eShop
    • Sales
  • News Quirky 3DS RPG Miitopia Lands on 28th July

    Restore the stolen faces of the citizens of Miitopia

    We brought the news earlier this month that the quirky 3DS RPG Miitopia would be getting localised for a Western release, and in today's New 2DS XL unveiling video it was revealed that the quirk RPG will be released on 28th July. It is now listed for $39.99 on Nintendo of America's website and is...

    • 3DS
    • Miitopia
    • Upcoming Releases
    • 2DS XL
  • Play The First Nintendo Life Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Community Event - Here are the Rules!

    Get the tournament codes and details ahead of the weekend's racing

    Happy Mario Kart 8 Deluxe day! Yep, the racer is here, and plenty of us will be clearing cups, trying out Battle Mode and hopping into online races. Some of you may also recall that earlier in the week we started voting for community online tournaments, and now we have the results...

    • Nintendo Switch
    • Play
    • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • News Nintendo To Publish "Two To Three" Smartphone Titles Per Year

    Aiming to "maximize the number of people who have access to Nintendo IP"

    During the Financial Results Briefing, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima shared a few details on Nintendo's smart-device business model moving forward. One of the topics discussed include the plans to release two to three mobile titles each year, although no titles were...

    • Mobile
    • Smart-Devices
    • Smartphones
    • Nintendo Mobile
  • News Elliot Quest Arrives on the 3DS eShop on 11th May

    Rebuilt for the 3DS

    In Spring last year PlayEveryWare shared its goal to bring Elliot Quest to the 3DS eShop by Fall 2016; it may have taken a little longer than expected, but the retro-styled adventure game does now have a release date for the portable in North America and Europe - 11th May. We were big fans of the original release on the Wii U...

    • 3DS eShop
    • Elliot Quest

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