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News: Deep Silver And Comcept Confirm Launch Date For Mighty No. 9

Deep Silver And Comcept Confirm Launch Date For Mighty No. 9

Physical and digital versions coming at the same time

Publisher Deep Silver - along with Mighty No. 9 developer Comcept - has confirmed that the physical and digital editions of the game will launch in North America on February 9th and the rest of the world on February 12th. This revised release date was down to the game slipping from its expected...

Video: Catch Up With the Translated Preview Trailer Showing Off The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes

Catch Up With the Translated Preview Trailer Showing Off The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes

Not quite as crazy as the Japanese equivalent

A little while ago we shared a delightfully bonkers Japanese preview trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, in which the quirky storyline of the game was highlighted for all to enjoy. A version of that has now been released in English, though it's been edited down in its transition to the...

News: Major 3DS Games Are Heading for Discounts in the Next Nintendo Selects Range

Major 3DS Games Are Heading for Discounts in the Next Nintendo Selects Range

Legend of Zelda! Star Fox! Mario Tennis! More!

The Nintendo Selects series became a key part of the Wii catalogue, as high quality games became available at discount prices to tempt late adopters to give them a try. We're finally going to see the same initiative on 3DS, with Nintendo of Europe confirming six games that'll join the range for the...

Reminder: There's Only One More Week Left To Vote In The Super Smash Bros. Fighter Ballot

There's Only One More Week Left To Vote In The Super Smash Bros. Fighter Ballot

Who's it gonna be?!

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS has been a game that's kept on giving, with its consistent DLC of new characters, stages and Mii Fighter costumes. However, on April 1st 2015, Nintendo went one step further and announced the Super Smash Bros. Fighter Ballot in one of its Directs - a voting system where players can submit...

News: Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Tops Japanese Charts as Wii U Beats PS4

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Tops Japanese Charts as Wii U Beats PS4

Super Mario Maker claims second place

The Media Create Japanese chart results have been later than normal this week, but the eventual outcome certainly has some positives for Nintendo. For starters, Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon has claimed top spot in its début week, with the 3DS title sneaking past 150,000 sales. Super Mario Maker claims second...

News: Nintendo Partnering with Green Man Gaming for Digital Offerings

Nintendo Partnering with Green Man Gaming for Digital Offerings

Another place to buy magical games made of air

Following up on a digital partnership with Amazon in North America, Nintendo has teamed up with Green Man Gaming to offer downloadable titles through the UK-based seller. According to Green Man CEO Paul Sulyok in a story on GamesIndustry, game offerings will be for both the 3DS and Wii U, including...

News: New Style Boutique 2 Uses amiibo To Keep You At The Forefront of Fashion, Struts To Europe This November

New Style Boutique 2 Uses amiibo To Keep You At The Forefront of Fashion, Struts To Europe This November

Style savvy

Are you a budding fashionista? If so, the not-at-all clumsily-named Nintendo presents: New Style Boutique 2 - Fashion Forward might be one to keep an eye on when it lands on the 3DS on the 20th of November in Europe. It's your chance to rise to the top of the fashion world as the manager of their very own boutique. You aren't confined to...

News: The Yo-Kai Watch Anime Starts In North America on 5th October

The Yo-Kai Watch Anime Starts In North America on 5th October

Premiering on the Disney Big Grin channel

Level-5 will try to take over the Western world, and give Pokémon a black eye, when it releases Yo-Kai Watch in North America in November. The battle of slightly confusing RPG franchises with never-ending collectible and money-making concepts will truly begin in earnest. Before the game arrives North...

Review: Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (3DS)

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (3DS)

Home is where the art is

Animal Crossing, while being one of Nintendo's most beloved franchises of the past decade, has taken on a new level of fame thanks to its first 3DS outing, New Leaf. A massive seller all over the world, this quirky and charming life simulation has been instrumental in selling its host hardware to an entirely fresh sector of...

Guide: How to Unlock Plague Knight in Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows the Easy Way

How to Unlock Plague Knight in Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows the Easy Way

Cheatin' ain't cheatin'

Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows allows you to finally play as fan-favourite Plague Knight with his own hugely unique mechanics, but in order to unlock this character you're forced to play through the entire game as Shovel Knight. Many players will have already achieved this but many may have not; luckily there's another way...

News: 3D Effect Will Be Disabled When Playing Hyrule Warriors Legends On Older 3DS Hardware

3D Effect Will Be Disabled When Playing Hyrule Warriors Legends On Older 3DS Hardware

New 3DS needed for the full impact

Hyrule Warriors Legends producer Yosuke Hayashi has revealed that the game will only boast autostereoscopic 3D on New 3DS hardware. In order to maintain performance with so many characters on-screen at once, Hayashi explains that the effect had to be disabled on the standard 3DS and 3DS XL. The additional...

News: Project X Zone 2 is Hitting Europe on 19th February Next Year

Project X Zone 2 is Hitting Europe on 19th February Next Year

With the previously announced Nintendo flavour

Update 2: Bandai Namco has confirmed that 19th February is actually the correct date, not 16th February as originally tweeted by Nintendo of Europe. Update: Bandai Namco of Europe appears to have confirmed a 19th February release date, we'll try and clarify the correct date and update this article...

News: Amazon Offers Neat Picross 3D 2 Demo Promotion in Japan

Amazon Offers Neat Picross 3D 2 Demo Promotion in Japan

'Buy' a free demo, get a discount on the full game

A little while ago it emerged that Picross 3D 2 is heading to the 3DS in Japan, providing a sequel to the popular DS retail puzzler. Due on 1st October in the country, it'll serve up more 3D puzzles and include amiibo support for extra content. In a neat promotion simply trying out a demo will also...

Nintendo Download: 24th September (Europe)

24th September (Europe)

Skylanders! Extreme Exorcism! Nova-111! More stuff!

It's the start of another week, which means its time to bask in the joy of more Nintendo Download Update details for Europe. There are quite a few promising releases on the way for both Wii U and 3DS, including a major retail arrival and enticing download-only games; some rather good titles also...

News: Don't Count Nintendo Out, Says Former Xbox Boss Robbie Bach

Don't Count Nintendo Out, Says Former Xbox Boss Robbie Bach

"Nintendo - with great respect - is a toy company, and always has been"

With the Wii U look set to sell less units that the GameCube and the 3DS falling short of the commercial performance of its immediate predecessor the DS, many industry analysts have characterised Nintendo as a company in decline. However, former Xbox boss Robbie Bach - who spent...

Nintendo Life Weekly: Star Fox Zero Delayed Until 2016

Star Fox Zero Delayed Until 2016

"Oh man, I'm gonna have to back off"

Is it a struggle to keep up with all the news racing around the Nintendosphere lately? Well fret not, we've once again done our utmost to cobble together the cream of the Nintendo crop and present it to you in mouth-watering video format. The sad news of Star Fox Zero's delay is bound to have disappointed many...

News: Xenoblade Chronicles and Fire Emblem Characters Join Project X Zone 2 Cast

Xenoblade Chronicles and Fire Emblem Characters Join Project X Zone 2 Cast

This just got serious...

Project X Zone 2 may have slipped into an early 2016 release in the West, but there's exciting news that should help build more interest among Nintendo fans. Characters from Nintendo-exclusive games are joining the diverse cast which already encompasses Bandai Namco, SEGA and Capcom IPs. The two games / franchises being...

Video: Take A Look At How Monster Hunter Stories Is Shaping Up On 3DS

Take A Look At How Monster Hunter Stories Is Shaping Up On 3DS

Beautiful monster

The Tokyo Game Show is in full swing and lots of upcoming games are being shown for the first time on the show floor. One of these which is of great interest to us is Capcom's Monster Hunter Stories, a spin-off game with a very different art style to the classic Monster Hunter series which we know and love. In this official...