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Gallery: Here's A Closer Look At The Donkey Kong And Bowser Skylanders SuperChargers amiibo Coming To Wii U And Wii

Here's A Closer Look At The Donkey Kong And Bowser Skylanders SuperChargers amiibo Coming To Wii U And Wii

Starter packs for both consoles getting hybrid figures

One of the shock announcements from Nintendo's Digital Event yesterday was the news that Skylanders Superchargers on Wii U would be getting two brand-new amiibo figures. Donkey Kong and Bowser are both joining the cast of Activision's forthcoming toys-to-life sequel, complete with special...

Video: Catch Up With The Key Nintendo Treehouse Sessions From Day One

Catch Up With The Key Nintendo Treehouse Sessions From Day One

Super Mario Maker! Star Fox Zero! Metroid Prime: Federation Force! More!

Following the Nintendo Digital Event we had a number of hours with the Treehouse team, with the big N repeating the successful format from 2014. Once again the talented team showed extensive coverage of key games, sometimes joined by luminaries such as Shigeru Miyamoto. If you...

News: Sony Is Assisting With The Creation Of Shenmue 3, Chances Of A Nintendo Release Significantly Lowered

Sony Is Assisting With The Creation Of Shenmue 3, Chances Of A Nintendo Release Significantly Lowered

Not the most promising information

The Shenmue 3 announcement at the Sony PlayStation Press Conference was undeniably one of the highlights of this year's E3. At first it was unclear if Sony was providing Shenmue creator, Yu Suzuki, with a platform to announce the Kickstarter or if it was collaboration between the two. Yesterday there was...

News: Super Mario Maker's Packaging Sure Looks Pretty

Super Mario Maker's Packaging Sure Looks Pretty

Hardcover artbook gets shown off

Super Mario Maker is coming with a hardcover artbook which celebrates the 30th birthday of the portly Italian plumber, and Nintendo Europe has posted a very brief video of what it looks like on its Instagram account. In case you didn't know already, the Wii U game allows you to forge levels using assets and art from...

News: Metroid Prime Producer Wants to Make Another Sequel With Samus, "Not Involved" in 2D Titles By Yoshio Sakamoto

Metroid Prime Producer Wants to Make Another Sequel With Samus, "Not Involved" in 2D Titles By Yoshio Sakamoto

"There’s still more I want to build around the story of Sylux and Samus"

It's fair to say that Metroid Prime: Federation Force was not well received during and immediately after its Nintendo Digital Event reveal; the online reaction to it was, at times, brutal. We'd argue that the subsequent Treehouse Live segment showed it to be a reasonably...

News: Show Your Inner Geek With These Stylish Pokémon Watches

Show Your Inner Geek With These Stylish Pokémon Watches

Who needs an Apple Watch?

Pokémon fans have certainly seen their fair share of Pocket Monster themed watches throughout the franchises' history. After all, there are few forms of merchandise Pikachu has not decorated with his adorable face. Watches, however, are usually aimed at the younger audience, with next to nothing available for the more...

News: Surprise eShop Sale Discounts Up To 30% Off Dozens of Wii U and 3DS Titles 

Surprise eShop Sale Discounts Up To 30% Off Dozens of Wii U and 3DS Titles 

A treat for North Americans

As part of their E3 celebration, Nintendo is rolling out a beefy selection of discounts available across the Wii U and 3DS eShop, encompassing a very strong collection of titles indeed. North Americans can save up to 30% off select games, which are based off some of Nintendo's biggest franchises as well as a decent...

News: Nintendo's E3 'Roadmap' Infographic Shows Off Upcoming Releases on Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo's E3 'Roadmap' Infographic Shows Off Upcoming Releases on Wii U and 3DS

Not as bad as feared?

It's easy, in the influx of information and internet reactions, to lose context on the number of games and releases confirmed by Nintendo in its E3 Digital Event and elsewhere. An infographic can help bring a bit of context, so Nintendo has naturally obliged. As you can see below, the company's keen to highlight a reasonable...

Video: No Matter How Annoyed You Are At Nintendo's E3 2015 Digital Event, You're Not As Annoyed As This Guy

No Matter How Annoyed You Are At Nintendo's E3 2015 Digital Event, You're Not As Annoyed As This Guy

"Now, I have nothing. I'm an empty shell"

You're never going to please everyone, and Nintendo's Digital Event at E3 this year may have left more people disappointed than the Big N would like, but you can be sure that you weren't as upset over the presentation as this young man. You can find the original post from NeoGAF here, but we think you'll...

News: Iwata Vows To Listen To E3 2015 Digital Event Feedback And "Work To Better Meet Your Expectations"

Iwata Vows To Listen To E3 2015 Digital Event Feedback And "Work To Better Meet Your Expectations"

All feedback is good feedback?

Nintendo's Digital Event has been and gone, and to say the reaction has been somewhat mixed would be an understatement. While Star Fox Zero ticked all of the relevant boxes, other announcements didn't get the kind of response Nintendo was possibly looking for. The reaction has been so strong that Nintendo president...

News: Don't Worry, The Legend of Zelda is Still Coming to Wii U

Don't Worry, The Legend of Zelda is Still Coming to Wii U

Be happy

Ever since The Legend of Zelda on Wii U was delayed into 2016 there's been concern that it would fall far enough down Nintendo's schedule to become a title on the company's next 'NX' hardware. This hasn't always seemed to be an overly accurate assumption, as the NX won't even be revealed until 2016, with no release window clear as yet...

News: Star Fox Zero Doesn't Have Online Multiplayer, Yet

Star Fox Zero Doesn't Have Online Multiplayer, Yet

I can't let you play online, Star Fox!

Speaking to IGN, Shigeru Miyamoto has confirmed that upcoming Wii U space shooter Star Fox Zero will not feature an online multiplayer mode. Here is Miyamoto-san's reasoning for this not entirely surprising omission: So, we're really prioritising getting this new game playing at 60 frames-per-second. In...

News: Nintendo Is Thinking About Making A Transformable Star Fox Arwing amiibo

Nintendo Is Thinking About Making A Transformable Star Fox Arwing amiibo

"We have an actual model & we're thinking how much it would actually cost"

Shigeru Miyamoto has revealed to IGN that Nintendo is currently experimenting with the idea of a transformable Awring amiibo which could have some connectivity with the forthcoming Star Fox Zero. The legendary designer was pushed for details by the site, and explained that...

News: Bayonetta 2 Triggered Platinum's Involvement With Star Fox Zero, Studio Is Also Working On Project Guard

Bayonetta 2 Triggered Platinum's Involvement With Star Fox Zero, Studio Is Also Working On Project Guard

Fox trot

Following the full reveal of Star Fox Zero at this year's E3, our good friends at Eurogamer have secured an interview with Shigeru Miyamoto and Platinum's Yusuke Hashimoto, who talk about how the game has developed since we were first told about it last year. Miyamoto talks a little about how the game was first created, and how Nintendo...

Reaction: Nintendo's E3 Digital Event Brought Franchises We Wanted, But Not The Blockbusters

Nintendo's E3 Digital Event Brought Franchises We Wanted, But Not The Blockbusters

Metroid and Animal Crossing in unexpected forms

Nintendo's E3 Digital Event has concluded after the usual hype and build up, and as expected it contained a number of surprising twists. Some of our predictions were on the right track, but Nintendo also left out some releases and IPs that were much anticipated while, intriguingly, other brands we...

News: ​Nintendo Posts a New Fatal Frame V Trailer, Fall Release Confirmed For North America

​Nintendo Posts a New Fatal Frame V Trailer, Fall Release Confirmed For North America

I'm ready for my close-up

Nintendo's E3 Digital Event this year was a rather mixed affair, a rollercoaster ride of high peaks and low valleys. However you may have felt about it, there's no question that it was unsurprisingly light on third party content, with Yo-kai Watch, Skylanders Superchargers, and Hyrule Warriors Legends being the only games...

Video: Here's Your Handy E3 2015 Wii U And 3DS Trailer Round Up

Here's Your Handy E3 2015 Wii U And 3DS Trailer Round Up

All the trailers in once place

So the Nintendo Digital Event is over, but there are still plenty of things to entertain your eyeballs with - we've compiled all the trailers from this year's E3 on one handy page. Are we good to you or what? Wii U: Star Fox Zero https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6PEecNY0Sc Super Mario Maker...