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News: The UK Is Getting A Senran Kagura Burst "Life And Hometown" Special Edition

The UK Is Getting A Senran Kagura Burst "Life And Hometown" Special Edition

Limited to 500 copies, comes with T-Shirt and lenticular poster

Senran Kagura Burst may have come to North America before Europe, but the latter is getting a physical and a pre-order bonus release — something which has annoyed some US players, as they had to make do with a digital launch only. As if to pile on the pain even further, it has today...

News: Nintendo Versions Of Mutant Mudds Have Sold Better Than Those On Other Systems

Nintendo Versions Of Mutant Mudds Have Sold Better Than Those On Other Systems

Sales of Wii U and 3DS editions beat Steam, PS Vita and PS3

Renegade Kid co-founder Jools Watsham has divulged an interesting piece of sales data via his Twitter account — the Wii U and 3DS editions of Mutant Mudds are selling better than those on other systems. Watsham first revealed that the Wii U eShop version of the game has sold more than...

News: Wii U and 3DS Nintendo Direct Confirmed for 13th February

Wii U and 3DS Nintendo Direct Confirmed for 13th February

At last!

After a January in which Nintendo's priorities were financial reports and strategies, we finally get to focus on new games once again. The first Nintendo Direct of 2014 is confirmed for Thursday 13th February at 2pm Pacific / 5pm Eastern / 10pm UK / 11pm Europe; that time suggests that the company aims to reach more people, rather than the...

News: Nintendo's Link Between Worlds SketchPad Miiverse Event Ends on 16th February

Nintendo's Link Between Worlds SketchPad Miiverse Event Ends on 16th February

Get drawing

In January Eiji Aonuma, the producer of the Legend of Zelda series, launched a drawing event on Miiverse to bring the respective communities of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds and Art Academy: SketchPad together. The task is to show creativity with the 3DS game as a source of inspiration. This event has been underway for a...

News: Details of Forbidden Magna Emerge, a New 3DS Title From Marvelous AQL

Details of Forbidden Magna Emerge, a New 3DS Title From Marvelous AQL

The Rune Factory team try something different

Just recently there was a tantalising reveal of a new Marvelous AQL 3DS title called Forbidden Magna; some additional details have now come to light, thanks to a kind soul with a copy of Famitsu and a bit of patience. The game will apparently mostly closely resemble the 3DS Harvest Moon titles, using a...

News: Nintendo Releases a "New Owner's Guide" to 3DS

Nintendo Releases a "New Owner's Guide" to 3DS

Living in a world of infinite white isn't a requirement

Last week Nintendo of Europe published a "New to Wii U" guide, and Nintendo of America decided that it wasn't to be outdone, no siree! NoA has gone for the video approach, releasing a series of "New Owner's Guide" videos covering the various functions and out-of-the-box features of the 3DS...

News: Radirgy De Gojaru Website Shows Off The Firepower Behind The 3DS eShop Exclusive Blaster

Radirgy De Gojaru Website Shows Off The Firepower Behind The 3DS eShop Exclusive Blaster

Only one week to go before release

Late last year we covered the announcement of Radirgy De Gojaru, a Japanese eShop exclusive shmup which serves as a sequel to the Dreamcast blaster Radirgy. We've now got a bit more information to share with you before the game launches on the 19th of February, courtesy of the game’s incredibly orange official...

News: Mario 3D World And Zelda: Link Between Worlds Honoured At The New York Video Game Critics Awards

Mario 3D World And Zelda: Link Between Worlds Honoured At The New York Video Game Critics Awards

Both scoop best game accolades

If you're a Nintendo fan, then you'll obviously be aware that both Super Mario 3D World and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds were two of 2013's best video games. However, it's always nice to see the wider world recognise this fact, which is precisely what happened at the 3rd annual New York Video Game Critics...

News: These Super Smash Bros. Home-Run Bat Screens May Brighten Your Day

These Super Smash Bros. Home-Run Bat Screens May Brighten Your Day

Out of the park

Masahiro Sakurai doesn't often reveal new challengers or arenas in his daily posts on the Miiverse Director's Room for the new Super Smash Bros. entries on Wii U and 3DS, but he does often show-off individual moves, mechanics and items. Today may not send shock waves around the world, but could be a fan-favourite. As you can see...

News: CoroCoro Magazine Reveals New Rock/Fairy-Type Pokémon

CoroCoro Magazine Reveals New Rock/Fairy-Type Pokémon

Only in the movies as of now

The Pokémon series of games is a franchise that generally remains untouched following launch. Minus a few patches, the core game remains almost identical to its launch day counterpart; the only exception Game Freak has made to this formula is the distribution of additional and unique Pokémon. In the early days of the...

News: "Phantom Gate" Trademark By Nintendo, Game Freak and Creatures Inc. Brings Pokémon to Mind

"Phantom Gate" Trademark By Nintendo, Game Freak and Creatures Inc. Brings Pokémon to Mind

It's a phantom gate, not some sort of gate to infinity...

What do you get when there's a trademark placed by Nintendo, Game Freak and Creatures Inc.? A whole load of Pokémon speculation, of course, as they are three parties that — combined or individually — bring you various 'mon-related games. So that's what we have, with Siliconera spotting...

Feature: Monster Hunting with Kerry: Kechawacha – That's A Name, Not A Sneeze

Monster Hunting with Kerry: Kechawacha – That's A Name, Not A Sneeze

Drinking potions like they're going out of style

With the recent announcement of both Monster Hunter 4G and a confirmed Western release in 2015, the self-titled "Greatest Editors In The World" have stuffed me back in my cupboard, denying me anything not directly related to creating Monster Hunter articles for you lovely people. I've been promised...

News: Rune Factory 4 in Short Supply in North America

Rune Factory 4 in Short Supply in North America

XSEED cites an unexpected crop of sales

Fantasy-farmer Rune Factory 4 has been harder to find at retail in North America lately. Publisher XSEED Games, via its Facebook page, has blamed the shortage on the fact that, you know, people want to buy the game; more shipments should be on the way: We've received quite a few inquiries asking about Rune...

Feature: Your Guide Through Dragon Quest Monsters 2

Your Guide Through Dragon Quest Monsters 2

The adventure starts here!

We know there are a lot of Nintendo Life readers who’d love to get their hands on Dragon Quest Monsters 2 but can’t, either because of Nintendo's ongoing region-locking policy or simply due to the language barrier. So we’re hoping to give you the next best thing – a front-row seat on Kerry’s run through the...

News: Nintendo Scoops Two Awards at D.I.C.E

Nintendo Scoops Two Awards at D.I.C.E

Well, it's better than none

Earlier this year we reported that Nintendo games had picked up multiple nomination in the D.I.C.E Awards, which act as the closing event of the summit with the same name — it stands for Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain. In total five Nintendo games were nominated across seven different categories; the awards...

News: Sonic Lost World Sales Reached 640,000 in 2013

Sonic Lost World Sales Reached 640,000 in 2013

In just over two months

Sonic Lost World was one of a small batch of major Holiday season releases to push the Wii U in the retail market, though the Nintendo-exclusive title was also available on the 3DS. Both games were different experiences — as is likely to also be the case with Sonic Boom and its separate development teams — and Sega...