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E3 2014: Time for Another Blowout of Nintendo Videos

Time for Another Blowout of Nintendo Videos

Because we don't want to miss anything

It's been a manic day so far, yet Nintendo has unveiled some footage and trailers that's not appeared in its Digital Event or follow-up articles. Clearly it's time to resolve that. There are a host of additional trailers to enjoy, covering retail and download titles on both Wii U and 3DS. Without further ado,...

E3 2014: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney to Finally Have Its Day in North America

Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney to Finally Have Its Day in North America

Slated for a 29th August release

One of our time's greatest mysteries has finally been solved: When in the blue-suited, top-hatted blazes will Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney finally make it to North America!? The answer, dear friends, came following the Nintendo Digital Event. North American puzzle-lovers can look forward to...

E3 2014: Fantasy Life for 3DS Gets a North American Release Date

Fantasy Life for 3DS Gets a North American Release Date

Another excuse to escape real life

Nintendo announced earlier today that life role-playing game Fantasy Life for 3DS will be arriving in North America this coming October. Developed by Level-5 in collaboration with Nintendo subsidiary 1-UP Studios, the game tasks players with choosing a profession and making a name for themselves within the game's...

E3 2014: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Confirmed for 21st November

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Confirmed for 21st November

Additional footage and Mega Evolutions also shown

Today's Nintendo Digital Event has unveiled new details in relation to the upcoming Pokémon Omega Ruby & Pokémon Alpha Sapphire games for the Nintendo 3DS. Firstly, the release date for the upcoming games were revealed. Unlike the launch of Pokémon X & Y, Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire...

E3 2014: Palutena to Descend From the Heavens to Join Super Smash Bros.

Palutena to Descend From the Heavens to Join Super Smash Bros.

Divine Intervention

Kid Icarus fans will be delighted to learn that Palutena, the Goddess of Light from the classic Nintendo series, will be making a playable appearance in the upcoming Super Smash Bros games for Wii U and 3DS. Showcased during Nintendo's Digital Event, gameplay footage revealed the divine being's impressive move set. The footage...

News: Super Mario Bros. 2 Stage for Super Smash Bros. 3DS Will Feature Plenty of Coins

Super Mario Bros. 2 Stage for Super Smash Bros. 3DS Will Feature Plenty of Coins

Presents a golden opportunity to fight

Nintendo's E3 digital event is only hours away, and while we're bound to receive plenty of juicy new information about the upcoming Super Smash Bros. games for Wii U and 3DS, it hasn't stopped Sakurai from posting a couple of new screenshots to Miiverse. Today's post reveals further details about the Golden...

Talking Point: What We Expect From Nintendo at E3 2014

What We Expect From Nintendo at E3 2014

Hype train incoming

The Nintendo Digital Event is just hours away, which means forged MK8 DLC images and many more besides that we've ignored will be consigned to another year of irrelevance. Nintendo will lay out its major projects for the remainder of 2014 and, we suspect, one or two of the biggest titles of 2015. With its current gen rivals in a...

Feature: Our Hopes and Dreams for E3 2014

Our Hopes and Dreams for E3 2014

Let's be optimists

With E3 mania well and truly underway, it's time to get some predictions out of our systems. We'll be pulling together a 'realistic' set of expectations before the main event, but in this article three members of our team based in HQ share what they want to see from Nintendo this year. Some of these hopes are realistic, others...

E3 2014: Nintendo Reveals A Slew of New Trailers for Previously Announced Games

Nintendo Reveals A Slew of New Trailers for Previously Announced Games

And there's a lot of them!

It's that time of the year where the video game industry goes absolutely bonkers for a few days and unveils a ton of new information about upcoming games for various systems and devices. In true keeping with this tradition, Nintendo of America has uploaded a shed-load of new trailers for previously announced Wii U and 3DS...

Video: Nintendo Minute Interviews Key Members of the Animal Crossing: New Leaf Development Team

Nintendo Minute Interviews Key Members of the Animal Crossing: New Leaf Development Team

Special QR codes for Zelda-themed clothes shared

Animal Crossing: New Leaf may have been on the market for a year, but we imagine there are still plenty of 3DS owners — of the millions that bought the game — that are still looking after their town and quirky residents. It's a franchise that continues to achieve impressive sales, with the latest...

Video: We're Feline Groovy In The Latest Episode Of Days Of Our Tomodachi Lives

We're Feline Groovy In The Latest Episode Of Days Of Our Tomodachi Lives

Cat people

This week on Days of Our Tomodachi Lives, we welcome Alex Olney into the fold. A long time reader of the site, Alex cuts a fine figure of a man — so we were quite surprised when we discovered that his Mii wanted to dress up as a pussy cat and retire to a dank, smelly cave for the duration of his time on Nlife Island. It truly takes...

News: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Details Promised on 15th June Through Pokémon Get☆TV

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Details Promised on 15th June Through Pokémon Get☆TV

Hopefully more interesting than last time

Following their reveal for 3DS earlier this year, Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire have certainly caused plenty of hype. With a November worldwide release on the cards it's not particularly far away, though details have unsurprisingly been relatively scarce of late. Of course, news typically filters...

News: 2014 Australian National Pokémon Championship to be held in Melbourne on 13th July

2014 Australian National Pokémon Championship to be held in Melbourne on 13th July

Melbourne Town Hall is the stadium arena

The Regional Championships were an absolute cracker in the history of Australian and New Zealand Pokémon competitions, with more than 1000 competitors participating in the event in the month of May and the winners earning themselves flights and accommodation directly to the Nationals. With the Regionals now...

Feature: Psycholodachi - What Makes Life Sim Games Addictive?

Psycholodachi - What Makes Life Sim Games Addictive?

The emotional connection to your Mii you never knew you had

The Western release of Tomodachi Life has been met with a surprisingly large amount of publicity. Granted, at least some of that was due to unexpected controversy, but as that discussion died down, popular interest remained. The rise of the life simulation genre is one of gaming's most...

News: Dami Im, Winner of Aussie X Factor, Appointed as Official Nintendo Ambasador of Tomodachi Life

Dami Im, Winner of Aussie X Factor, Appointed as Official Nintendo Ambasador of Tomodachi Life

YouTube series to follow

Followers of the Aussie edition of reality music competition The X Factor will be more than familiar with Dami Im – winner of the fifth series of the X Factor in 2013 whose single ‘Super Love’ is currently taking the charts by storm down under. Now though, Dami will be embarking on a new adventure as the official...

News: Natsume Confirms A-Train: City Simulator For 3DS and Alphadia Genesis for Wii U

Natsume Confirms A-Train: City Simulator For 3DS and Alphadia Genesis for Wii U

Some story background for Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley also included

Natsume recently announced that Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley is coming to 3DS in 2014, and has today used its pre-E3 press release to confirm two more titles coming to Nintendo systems; both seem like candidates for the eShop, though that's not confirmed. First up we have...