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  • News Nintendo's E3 2018 Site Is Now Open For Business

    June is closing in fast

    E3 is the biggest gaming show on the planet, and is where companies like Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft show off their biggest titles and make their most significant announcements. The show takes place between June 12th and June 14th this year, and Nintendo has just pushed its E3 2018 site live.  Details are a...

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  • News Nintendo Confirms Its E3 Plans for The Legend of Zelda

    A day of game footage, commentaries and more on 14th June

    Following the surprise recent announcement that The Legend of Zelda on Wii U will be the only playable Nintendo game at E3, the company has now outlined some slightly broader plans. It's confirmed that, from 9am Pacific / noon Eastern / 5pm UK / 6pm CET on 14th June, there'll be a full day...

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  • News Activision Won't Have a Booth at E3 This Year

    Still intends to show off new COD footage at the event

    Activision is one of the most pivotal third party companies in the industry, with Skylanders and Call of Duty obviously being its most popular properties. While Call of Duty has a somewhat hit or miss history with Nintendo consoles, Skylanders still shows up year after year, with the most recent...

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  • Talking Point Prepare Yourselves - E3 Silly Season is Here

    There's no escape

    E3 is a peculiar beast, and comparisons to Christmas certainly work. In one sense it's "the most wonderful time of the year" - you can croon along to that line in your own head - but it's also a stressful nightmare. We may love the festive meals, jolly times and moments of relaxation at the end of the year, but they're bookended by...

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  • Feature Nintendo Moments You Never Saw Coming

    Expect the unexpected at E3

    With Nintendo, some things are always certain. Mario and friends will get together for a platforming or sporting excursion, the number of Pocket Monsters will gradually increase, Princess Zelda will find herself kidnapped, Samus will inexplicably lose all of her abilities at the start of another adventure and the F-Zero...

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  • News Zelda Williams Will Be at E3 2014 "Doing Something Extra Special"

    You know what that means...

    Zelda Williams took to Twitter to report that she will be participating in E3 2014 this year "doing something extra special." Nintendo fans know that Zelda Williams, the daughter of famous actor Robin Williams, participated in the Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary with some commercials for The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of...

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  • News Nintendo Lifts The Lid On Its Plans For E3 2014

    Super Smash Bros. tournament, Nintendo Digital Event, Treehouse Live at E3

    E3 isn't far away now, and Nintendo has today announced its plans for the expo. The company is running series of special events under the "Play Nintendo" banner, including a Super Smash Bros. tournament and live demos from the Nintendo booth by members of the Nintendo...

Tuesday15th Apr 2014

  • News Ubisoft and EA Lock In Their E3 Presentation Details

    Get hyped for 9th June, all you third-party fans

    Ubisoft and EA have given the final word on when they'll take the stage for E3 press conferences in 2014. The two third-party publishing giants will have their media briefings on 9th June; EA will show off its latest projects first at 1pm Pacific / 4pm Eastern / 9pm UK / 10pm CET, while Ubisoft will...

Wednesday12th Jun 2013

  • Feature The Big E3 Nintendo Direct Round-up

    The most important E3 coverage in one place

    Nintendo may not have hosted a live press conference this year, but through Nintendo Direct and a number of subsequent developer videos it still bombarded us with information of games coming this year and beyond. Although most of the big reveals were already known ahead of time, we had some important first...

Tuesday11th Jun 2013

  • E3 2013 Live Reaction From The Nintendo Life Team

    Join us at 5:00PM UK time (12:00 EST) as we chew over today's announcements

    The dust has barely settled on today's E3-themed Nintendo Direct, but here at Nintendo Life we're far from idle. Join us as Damien McFerran, Thomas Whitehead, Andy Green and Mike Mason digest the announcements, new footage and other news revealed in the broadcast...

  • Video Bayonetta 2 Reveals Exciting New Hairstyle

    Gameplay footage looks rather nice, too

    Nintendo has revealed gameplay footage from Platinum Games' forthcoming Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2. As you can see from the trailer below, the game is looking pretty special indeed, but perhaps the biggest news is that Bayonetta is sporting a rather fetching new hairstyle. (Yes, we are being sarcastic)...

  • News Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Hopping To Wii U This Year

    Kong's first HD adventure

    Nintendo has announced Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze during today's Nintendo Direct broadcast. Kong's first HD outing, Tropical Freeze introduces a new enemy - bloodthirsty Vikings. Kong's island paradise is invaded by these sea-going foes, forcing him to journey to five other islands to defeat them. The game will...

Sunday9th Jun 2013

  • Rumour Best Buy's Wii U E3 Demo List Revealed

    Dare we say it's slightly disappointing?

    We know that through two days, one during E3 and one shortly after, over 100 Best Buy stores throughout North America will host demo units of major upcoming Wii U games, with the goal of giving shoppers the booth experience wherever they are. It's a solid initiative, and a picture has emerged — via...

  • News Ubisoft Posts Beyond Good & Evil Image On Its Facebook Page Days Before E3

    Very inconspicuous...

    Earlier this year Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed Beyond Good & Evil 2 is in the works - he just didn't reveal much in terms of progress or when it'd be released. One thing he did say though was that once Ubisoft had something to say about the game, it'd be sure to let us know. Well, E3 is a couple of days away now...

Saturday8th Jun 2013

  • News Activision Bringing Skylanders Swap Force And Call of Duty: Ghosts To E3

    "This is obviously a big year"

    There has been a lot of confusion surrounding Call of Duty: Ghosts, the latest in Activision's long-running franchise. Nobody seems to definitively know if it's coming to Wii U or not. When it was announced in early May, the publisher did not mention Nintendo's home console, however, since then several media outlets...

  • News SEGA Reveals Its E3 Lineup

    Sonic Lost World takes centre stage

    SEGA has announced which games it'll be bringing along to E3 next week and every single one of them will be playable. That includes the 3DS and Wii U exclusive Sonic Lost World, which is due to be released later this year. A hefty amount of footage for the game was released earlier and we're already looking...

  • News Capcom Announces E3 Live-streaming Schedule

    Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies Q&A will be broadcast

    E3 is just around the corner now and a mixed array of developers and publishers are all preparing for what promises to be a massive three days of gaming action. There are quite a few keen publishers that have decided to broadcast some footage from the show floor - for example, Square Enix will be...

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  • News Hideki Kamiya Teases Bayonetta 2 for E3 Nintendo Direct

    Update: Or not, Kamiya can be a tease

    Since this article was posted, we'd been contacted (and read in the comments) to suggest that Hideki Kamiya may have been teasing with his declaration that Bayonetta 2 would feature in the E3 Nintendo Direct. He since posted the following tongue-cheek tweet. He's since been replying to various tweets in a...

  • News Get Excited, Nintendo's E3 Site Is Out In The Wild

    Hype begins in 3.. 2.. 1..

    It is now the 1st of June depending on where you are in the world. You know what that means folks, E3 is creeping upon us so fast that Sonic himself is finding it hard to keep up. As you all know, Nintendo will be hosting a Nintendo Direct broadcast on 11th June at 3pm UK time / 4pm European Central time / 10am Eastern /...

Wednesday29th May 2013

  • News Ubisoft Reveals E3 Lineup

    Will feature some "new brands and titles"

    E3 is tantalisingly close now and Ubisoft has decided to announce which games it will be bringing along to the expo. There are no shocks and as expected Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, Rayman Legends, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Watch_Dogs and South Park: The Stick of Truth wil

  • News Nintendo Confirms E3 Best Buy Demo Locations

    89 in the U.S. and 21 in Canada

    Not too long ago we reported that Best Buy will be showcasing demos of Nintendo's E3 games, essentially bringing the booth to the masses. With big Wii U titles such as Mario Kart and the new Super Mario 3D expected to be playable, it could be an enticing opportunity for gamers in North America. Nintendo has now...

Saturday25th May 2013

  • News Aksys Games To Reveal Two New Titles At E3

    Both games will be available in North America at least

    Aksys Games will be revealing two unannounced titles at this year's E3 alongside PlayStation Vita title Muramasa Rebirth and Xbox Live Arcade game A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda EX. Both new titles will be playable, but fear-not, there will also be trailers shown off during the event as well for...

  • News Square Enix Will Be Livestreaming From The E3 Showfloor

    Full schedule of titles to be announced soon

    Square Enix has announced it will be livestreaming from the show floor throughout the entire three-days of E3. The livestream, which will be aired on YouTube, is called Square Enix Presents and has been set up to bring its designated E3 booth to the poor souls who unfortunately cannot attend. Square...

Thursday23rd May 2013

  • News Nintendo Hosting a Pokémon X & Y Developer Roundtable At E3

    Expect lots of new information

    Earlier today, Nintendo announced that a new Nintendo Direct broadcast will take place on 11th June, before the E3 Expo opens; the broadcast will focus on future Wii U releases. That isn't all that Nintendo has to offer, as it will also be holding a one-and-a-half-hour developer roundtable / Q&A on upcoming 3DS...

  • News E3 Nintendo Direct Date and Time Confirmed

    Wii U hype mode... ENGAGE!

    After promises and statements about a Wii U-centric Nintendo Direct around the time of E3, the big N has now confirmed that a global broadcast will take place just before the expo opens. Both Nintendo of America and Nintendo of Europe have stated that the subject matter will be future Wii U releases; this backs up a...

Friday17th May 2013

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  • Talking Point Nintendo's Changing the Media Game at E3

    Abandoning the big presentation

    So here's how the E3 game is supposed to be played by the three major game manufacturers. They appear at E3, talk up how exciting it's going to be, and then hold a high-profile press conference that's viewed by thousands of gamers before being mercilessly dissected. At that point senior figures conduct interviews to...