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News: 3DS Saber Rider Game Back In Development, Kickstarter Campaign Mentions Wii U, PC Engine, SNES And amiibo

3DS Saber Rider Game Back In Development, Kickstarter Campaign Mentions Wii U, PC Engine, SNES And amiibo

We're not pulling your leg, honest

Remember the Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs video game that was in the works a while back? Based on the '80s anime TV series known as Sei Jūshi Bisumaruku in its native Japan, the title began development at German studio Firehazard in 2010. The aim was to release the game on iOS and 3DS the following year,...

News: Shovel Knight amiibo Confirms "Evolving" Relationship With Indies, Says Nintendo

Shovel Knight amiibo Confirms "Evolving" Relationship With Indies, Says Nintendo

Unlocks content in current - and future - Shovel Knight games

Just in case you still aren't convinced that the Shovel Knight amiibo is a thing, Nintendo of America confirmed its existence alongside a raft of other announcements during a pre-PAX presentation at its Nindies@Night event at EMP Museum in Seattle. Scanning the amiibo on Wii U version of...

News: Nintendo UK Sends Out Free Photos With Animal Crossing Download Codes

Nintendo UK Sends Out Free Photos With Animal Crossing Download Codes

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Nintendo UK is in the middle of a national tour around shopping malls, promoting current and upcoming releases on Wii U and 3DS. One promotion it's been running at events has been to give out free codes for Photos with Animal Crossing, an AR app for the 3DS that allows you to snap pics with some of your favourite animals. It's the...

Rumour: Fresh Sources Suggest Shovel Knight Is Indeed Digging His Way To Super Smash Bros.

Fresh Sources Suggest Shovel Knight Is Indeed Digging His Way To Super Smash Bros.

With an amiibo figure in tow, naturally

Rumours regarding Shovel Knight's inclusion in the Super Smash Bros. roster have been doing the rounds for quite some time, but we've managed to unearth some fresh evidence which suggests that Yacht Club Games' famous character is indeed about to take a bow in Nintendo's famous fighter. We've been in touch...

Video: Check Out These Delightful Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Japanese Trailers

Check Out These Delightful Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Japanese Trailers

Dungeon crawl with your pocket monsters

The upcoming release of Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon promises to take the now long-running series to new heights with a more extensive game experience than ever before – with enhancements such as randomly generated dungeons that change each time a player enters, and the chance to battle alongside both...

News: Nintendo Confirms Xenoblade Chronicles X Panel, Playable Games and a Nindies Lounge for PAX Prime

Nintendo Confirms Xenoblade Chronicles X Panel, Playable Games and a Nindies Lounge for PAX Prime

Sadly Xenoblade Chronicles X won't be playable

PAX Prime is taking place in Seattle this week, one of the most popular expos held annually in the US - it's already sold out. As always Nintendo of America is planning to have a significant presence, in the process aiming to win over some gamers to the Wii U and 3DS cause. A notable event this year is...

News: Updated 'Roadmap' Infographic Shows Nintendo's 2015 Release Line-Up

Updated 'Roadmap' Infographic Shows Nintendo's 2015 Release Line-Up

It's actually the Wii U rocking the most games

If you've been browsing around the site and wider web today you'll have seen plenty of announcements from Nintendo relating to release dates, bundles and even some new goodies. It's been rather like the news splurge we'd have from a Mini Nintendo Direct, only without the relevant video. In any case,...

News: Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and amiibo Festival Bundle Details Emerge

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and amiibo Festival Bundle Details Emerge

Including NFC reader info for North America

As part of a detail dump from Nintendo today, information on key bundles and extras for Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival have emerged. Release dates were already known for the 3DS title, and it's worth noting that amiibo Festival on Wii U still has a 'Holiday'...

News: Nintendo Confirms Super Mario Maker Console Bundle and Key Release Dates for North America and Europe

Nintendo Confirms Super Mario Maker Console Bundle and Key Release Dates for North America and Europe

Star Fox Zero! Fatal Frame exclusive to eShop! Devil's Third! More!

Nintendo of America and their European counterparts have decided to have an information splurge to kick off the week, which is just fine by us. First of all, it's confirmed that a Super Mario Maker Wii U hardware bundle will arrive in North America, as was previously announced for...

News: Splatoon and Super Smash Bros. Lead a Lonely Fight for Nintendo in the UK Charts

Splatoon and Super Smash Bros. Lead a Lonely Fight for Nintendo in the UK Charts

Tomodachi Life squeezes in too

A little while ago a reader asked why we've not been sharing the UK charts on a weekly basis. The fact is we still check Chart-Track every Monday morning, but there's been little happy news from a Nintendo perspective. These charts cover physical retail sales, of course - no eShop figures here - and there are some key...

Gallery: More Details, Characters and Artwork Unleashed for Project X Zone 2

More Details, Characters and Artwork Unleashed for Project X Zone 2

Chun-Li, Ling Xiaoyu, Morrigan and more

Project X Zone 2 remains one of the most pleasant surprises for 3DS this year, not only for the fact it's been made but also that it's coming to the West. Due this Fall in North America and next year in Europe, it'll no doubt bring its blend of cross-franchise RPG madness back once again. The original wasn't...

Nintendo Life Weekly: New Patent Could Reveal NX Details, Pokkén Tournament on Wii U

New Patent Could Reveal NX Details, Pokkén Tournament on Wii U

Pinches of salt on standby

It's that time of the week again, and of course we've been struggling tirelessly to try and condense a whole week's worth of Nintendo news, reviews, and releases into one little video for your enjoyment. This week we're looking at the patent Nintendo has field that could suggest various features that may feature on the...

News: Nintendo 2DS Drops To $99 In North America

Nintendo 2DS Drops To $99 In North America

30 bucks off, Mario Kart 7 still included

Nintendo is slashing $30 off the recommended retail price of the Nintendo 2DS in North America. The price drop to $99.99 comes into effect on August 30th. The system still comes bundled with Mario Kart 7. Nintendo is hoping that the price drop will boost the sales of Little Battlers eXperience, which...

News: Yo-kai Watch Hits North America on 6th November to Kick Off Bombardment of Tie-Ins and Promotions

Yo-kai Watch Hits North America on 6th November to Kick Off Bombardment of Tie-Ins and Promotions

Disney, Hasbro and VIZ Media all involved

Throughout 2015 we've had snippets of information on how Level-5 would team up with partners to try and make Yo-kai Watch as big a hit in the West as it already is in Japan. It was also confirmed that the game would arrive in North America in 2015 (PAL territories in 2016), and now a firm release date has...

News: Rodea The Sky Soldier Special Edition Now Available For Pre-Order On Nintendo UK Store

Rodea The Sky Soldier Special Edition Now Available For Pre-Order On Nintendo UK Store

Wii version included, huzzah!

Although recently being delayed, Rodea The Sky Soldier is now available to pre-order on Nintendo's UK Store for both the 3DS and the Wii U version, the latter of which comes bundled with a Wii copy of the game as well. https://twitter.com/NintendoUK/status/633991626713624576 Strangely the only version that's available...

News: What Can be Said About This SENRAN KAGURA 2: Deep Crimson Collector's Edition Unboxing?

What Can be Said About This SENRAN KAGURA 2: Deep Crimson Collector's Edition Unboxing?

It's the Happy Boobs edition

Senran Kagura Burst proved to be quite a divisive title, with some claiming it was harmless titillation and others finding the content of the game to be derogatory to women. Things don't appear to have changed much with SENRAN KAGURA 2: Deep Crimson and when we interviewed Producer Kenichirō Takaki at E3 this

News: Picross 3D Sequel is Heading to the 3DS in Japan, Includes amiibo Support

Picross 3D Sequel is Heading to the 3DS in Japan, Includes amiibo Support

Here's hoping for a Western release

The DS introduced various genre ideas and intuitive ways to enjoy them, and alongside a substantial range of RPGs - as one example - there were plenty of puzzle games. Picross 3D was one such title, a relatively simple idea that was rather enjoyable as a twist on a well-established idea. That title was developed...

News: Watch Pikachu Dance, Dance, Dance in This New 3DS HOME Theme

Watch Pikachu Dance, Dance, Dance in This New 3DS HOME Theme

Busting some moves

Pikachu is kind of a big deal, we know - as the main mascot and spokesthing for Pokémon, the little yellow critter's cuteness is appreciated by millions of fans around the world. So when Nintendo, The Pokémon Company or Game Freak are spreading the gospel of 'mon, this is one character that appears regularly. Now, in a follow...