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Friday23rd Feb 2018

  • Video Check Out This Detective Pikachu Trailer

    No Danny DeVito in sight

    Detective Pikachu is one of the stranger spin-off games to arise from the Pokémon franchise, mixing a talking Pikachu with a Professor Layton-like mystery game style. It’s getting its own movie in the near future, and though the game may be old news in Japan, the impending launch in the West is a major game release for...

Thursday22nd Feb 2018

Saturday17th Feb 2018

  • Talking Point What Games Are You Playing This Weekend?

    These are our picks, but what are yours?

    It's that time of the week yet again. The working week is finally at an end (well, for some of us, we feel your pain if you have to go to work this weekend), so we're ready to share with you the games playing on our Nintendo Switches and 3DS in the next couple of days. It's a diverse buffet on offer, ranging...

Monday5th Feb 2018

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    Review Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology

    You can go home again

    The 3DS may be getting on these days, but it’s certainly got plenty to show for its half-dozen years on the scene, including an astoundingly impressive collection of RPGs. ATLUS has been a prolific contributor to this corner of its library, and alongside original titles such as Shin Megami Tensei IV, Persona Q, and Stella...

Thursday1st Feb 2018

  • News Kimishima Talks Nintendo’s 3DS Strategy Going Forward

    It’s not going anywhere

    The release of the Nintendo Switch was an unprecedented moment for Nintendo, as it represented the merging of its previously separate home and handheld divisions. It was clear from the get-go that Switch would be replacing the ailing Wii U, but the fate of the 3DS has been left up in the air. With no replacement on the...

Wednesday31st Jan 2018

Monday29th Jan 2018

Monday22nd Jan 2018

  • News New My Nintendo Discounts Go Live In Europe

    Mario Golf! Chibi-Robo! Wonderful 101!

    A host of new discounts have gone live on the My Nintendo site in Europe. As usual, we're looking at 3DS and Wii U content here. All of these discounts are active until April 1st. No fooling. 3DS Discounts 20% Discount on Mario Golf: World Tour (Nintendo eShop): 250 Platinum Points 30% Discount on...

Thursday18th Jan 2018

Tuesday16th Jan 2018

Friday12th Jan 2018

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Tuesday2nd Jan 2018

Monday1st Jan 2018

  • Feature What We Want From Nintendo In 2018

    New year, new expectations

    Even by a company of Nintendo's enviable standards, 2017 has been an incredible year. The Switch has captured the hearts and minds of millions of gamers in a way its forerunner, the Wii U, failed to do, and as a result the hybrid system is selling almost as fast as Nintendo can manufacture it.  Buoyed by an...

Sunday31st Dec 2017

Friday29th Dec 2017

  • Feature Memorable Games of 2017 - Ever Oasis


    In this series of features Nintendo Life contributors will share thoughts on their most memorable games of 2017. This entry by Tony Stephenson - who runs our Facebook page - focuses on the underappreciated 3DS title Ever Oasis.  It's been an epic year to be a Nintendo gamer. The launch of the Switch and the subsequent release of...

Thursday21st Dec 2017

Wednesday20th Dec 2017

Tuesday19th Dec 2017

Thursday14th Dec 2017

  • News Pokémon Crystal Is Coming To 3DS Early Next Year

    Complete with Pokémon Bank and wireless support

    Game Boy Color classic Pokémon Crystal is coming to the 3DS eShop, it has been confirmed. Originally released in 2000, Crystal will launch on 3DS on January 26th. In other good news, it has also been confirmed that the game will be compatible with Pokémon Bank, a paid service that allows players to...

Wednesday13th Dec 2017

Monday11th Dec 2017