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E3 2014: Amiibo Figures Will Have A Price Tag Comparable To Skylanders And Disney Infinity Toys

Amiibo Figures Will Have A Price Tag Comparable To Skylanders And Disney Infinity Toys

Reggie shares some details

Nintendo of America chief Reggie Fils-Aime has revealed that Amiibo (or "amiibo", if you want to be fussy) NFC figures will be priced around the same level as the toys seen in the Skylanders and Disney Infinity ranges. Speaking to the Seattle Times, Fils-Aime said: You can expect them to be comparable to the Disney and...

News: Wii Owners Are Upgrading To PlayStation 4, Claims Sony

Wii Owners Are Upgrading To PlayStation 4, Claims Sony

Lies, damn lies and statistics?

Sony Worldwide Studios senior VP of product development Scott Rohde has made the bold claim that Wii and Xbox 360 owners are choosing the PS4 as their next system. Using stats collected by industry tracker Nielsen, Rohde explained that many new PS4 owners did not previously own a PS3, and instead upgraded from a...

News: Veteran Publisher THQ To Rise From The Dead, In Name At Least

Veteran Publisher THQ To Rise From The Dead, In Name At Least

Nordic Games looking to revive the brand, more Darksiders coming

Publisher THQ went bust last year, bringing to an end a story which dates right back to the days of the NES and Game Boy. The company's assets were sold off at auction and Nordic Games came away with plenty — including the rights to franchises such as Red Faction and Darksiders...

News: Bayonetta Download Code Included With Retail and eShop Copies of Bayonetta 2

Bayonetta Download Code Included With Retail and eShop Copies of Bayonetta 2

So, calm your horses

During E3 Nintendo made the rather pleasing announcement that upcoming system exclusive Bayonetta 2 will come with a copy of the original Bayonetta. As demonstrated through the company's Treehouse broadcast, meanwhile, the Wii U version of the first title in the series will also include GamePad touch controls and Nintendo-themed...

Review: Super Dodge Ball (3DS eShop / NES)

Super Dodge Ball (3DS eShop / NES)

Super Lag Ball

Many people are familiar with River City Ransom, the cult classic NES game, but what you might not know is that it's actually part of a series with many, many more titles. Of course, that can be hard to figure out when those that were localized all got completely unrelated names. Interestingly, while the series is mostly known in the...

Video: Nintendo Unleashes Its Official E3 2014 Highlights

Nintendo Unleashes Its Official E3 2014 Highlights

Three minutes of E3 goodness

The lights are going off at E3, and Nintendo is packing up all of those lovely debug systems that are home to titles that, we hope, will be future classics. It certainly seemed like Nintendo kept us busy over the three days, especially with its rolling Treehouse coverage. Now that the doors are closing the company has...

E3 2014: Nintendo Planning To Release Amiibo Figures for Entire Super Smash Bros. Roster

Nintendo Planning To Release Amiibo Figures for Entire Super Smash Bros. Roster

Explains how the figures will work

As E3 draws to a close for another year, one of the most significant reveals for Nintendo will likely be regarded as the Amiibo figure platform. Previous codenamed NFP (Nintendo Figurine Platform), an initial range was finally shown, demonstrated and confirmed for a number of new and existing titles, even including...

News: Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old is Your Brain Now Free on European Wii U eShop

Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old is Your Brain Now Free on European Wii U eShop

Not yet in North America

Just recently Nintendo released its first DS title on the Wii U Virtual Console, offering Brain Training / Brain Age for free in Japan. Now, without any warning or announcement, it's released Brain Training: How Old is Your Brain onto the Wii U eShop for free in Europe. The banner for the title says that it's only available...

E3 2014: Reggie Fils-A-Mech Does Battle With Shigeru Miyamoto, Sort Of

Reggie Fils-A-Mech Does Battle With Shigeru Miyamoto, Sort Of

Some welcome E3 madness

Nintendo is normally a reliable source of quirky E3 moments, whether it's the appearance of Non-Specific Action Figure, Shigeru Miyamoto pretending to shoot out of a Donkey Kong barrel or many examples besides. If light relief is what you want, the company normally delivers. A candidate for this year's best silly moment has...

E3 2014: Check Out These Videos of Masahiro Sakurai's Roundtable and the Super Smash Bros. Invitational

Check Out These Videos of Masahiro Sakurai's Roundtable and the Super Smash Bros. Invitational

Because we always need more Smash Bros.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS has been a focal point of E3 for Nintendo, unsurprisingly, with the live Invitational Tournament being a stand-out event, while Masahiro Sakurai also revealed Pac-Man in a developer's presentation. Nintendo has now produced handy highlight videos of both, ideal if you...

E3 2014: LA Times Reveals Hot Scoop of New White PlayStation 4 From Nintendo

LA Times Reveals Hot Scoop of New White PlayStation 4 From Nintendo

Erm...

As always, E3 2014 has been full of reveals and even the occasional shock. It seems one huge announcement has slipped us by, however, with the LA Times delivering a reveal for the ages. Below is the print edition of the paper with that epic story, as spotted by Jorge Albor on Twitter. In terms of monstrous typos and mistakes, this is...

E3 2014: Nintendo Won't Bring Live Twitch Streaming to Wii U as it Lacks 'Fun'

Nintendo Won't Bring Live Twitch Streaming to Wii U as it Lacks 'Fun'

Reggie Fils-Aime also addresses the issue of the YouTube affiliate program

For those of you following our E3 2014 coverage here on Nintendo Life, or indeed on Nintendo's official channels, you've likely seen a lot of Twitch. Our Nintendo Digital Event reaction video was initially a live broadcast, and Nintendo's rolling Treehouse show through E3 has...

News: Pac-Land and Pac-Man Collection Both Arrive On Wii U eShop in Europe

Pac-Land and Pac-Man Collection Both Arrive On Wii U eShop in Europe

30% discount at launch

Somewhat out of the blue Nintendo released two Pac-Man titles onto the Wii U eShop yesterday in North America, in order to celebrate the arrival of Bandai Namco's mascot in Super Smash Bros.. Thankfully European gamers won't miss out, as both have now appeared on the Wii U eShop in the region, with the same 30% initial...

Nintendo Download: 12th June (North America)

12th June (North America)

Pac-Man's back, AiRacing, vampire slaying and a massive number of discounts

It's Nintendo Download time, bringing us more goodies to console us for the fact that E3 2014 is now in its last day. There are two Pac-Man titles to celebrate the mascot's appearance in Super Smash Bros., some options to celebrate the upcoming Soccer World Cup, a couple of...

E3 2014: Intelligent Systems Will Reveal New Advance Wars And Fire Emblem Titles "When The Time Is Right"

Intelligent Systems Will Reveal New Advance Wars And Fire Emblem Titles "When The Time Is Right"

Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem is also "right on schedule"

Nintendo revealed Code Name S.T.E.A.M. at E3 yesterday, the next outing from Intelligent Systems — and it looks rather great, too. However, Nintendo fans being Nintendo fans, certain people weren't satisfied with a brand-new IP to look forward to and couldn't resist asking about the...