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News: Project Treasure Is Bandai Namco's Wii U Exclusive Free-To-Play Co-Op Action Game

Project Treasure Is Bandai Namco's Wii U Exclusive Free-To-Play Co-Op Action Game

4 players working together to claim the loot

Bandai Namco is working on a free-to-play, 4-player co-operative action title for the Wii U eShop. The news came as part of a special segment during the recent Nintendo Direct broadcast where Bandai Namco's Katsuhiro Harada explained the core mechanics of the new game, which has the current working title...

Watch: Catch Up With the North American, European and Japanese Nintendo Direct Broadcasts

Catch Up With the North American, European and Japanese Nintendo Direct Broadcasts

See Satoru Iwata feel the beat

Nintendo has wrapped up its latest Direct broadcasts, revealing new games, release dates and hardware bundles. There were some notable differences between regions, too, which has certainly kept us on our toes here at Nintendo Life. We'll be providing our usual reaction and Nintendo Direct summary in the coming hours...

Video: Brand New Xenoblade Chronicles X 'Exploration Trailer' Lands

Brand New Xenoblade Chronicles X 'Exploration Trailer' Lands

And it's a beautiful thing

JRPG-starved Wii U fans were today given a further glimpse into the enormous open world of the upcoming Xenoblade Chronicles X, the title currently in development for Wii U by Monolith Soft. Many of the Nintendo Life staff are huge fans of the Wii game, Xenoblade Chronicles, which is currently being ported to the New...

News: Wii Disc Software Heading to the Wii U eShop

Wii Disc Software Heading to the Wii U eShop

Wii have been waiting...

Since the launch of Wii U the only way to play original Wii games was to enter 'Wii mode', which effectively emulated the Wii system menu. Whilst it was great that the Wii U contained this backwards compatibility it's implementation always felt cumbersome and unfinished. However, during today's Nintendo Direct it was...

News: Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy + Hits The West In February With amiibo Support In Tow

Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy + Hits The West In February With amiibo Support In Tow

You can be my wingman any time

Bandai Namco has confirmed that Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy + (try saying that three times as fast) will be leaving the hanger just in time for the New 3DS launch in both North America and Europe. On February 13th the game -- which is an updated of the existing Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy -- will be...

News: Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Free Demo Confirmed Alongside Release Date

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Free Demo Confirmed Alongside Release Date

The hunt has already begun in Europe

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is set to be one of the biggest releases this year without a doubt, and in order to whet appetites as much as possible Nintendo has released codes for a special demo version in Europe and North America. If you're in Europe keep you eyes on your inbox as Nintendo will be sending out...

News: Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Launches Exclusively On New Nintendo 3DS This April

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Launches Exclusively On New Nintendo 3DS This April

Porting duties being handled by US-based Monster Games

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D -- a portable adaptation of the Wii RPG classic -- was announced alongside the New 3DS in Japan last year. The New 3DS launch came and went in that region with no solid news of a release date for the game, but today's Nintendo Direct has confirmed that we'll be getting it...

News: Nintendo Confirms New 3DS eShop Shooter IronFall Invasion

Nintendo Confirms New 3DS eShop Shooter IronFall Invasion

Iron't falling just yet

Keen to get their foot in the door of the shooter genre, Nintendo has announced an indie-developer third person shooter for the European 3DS eShop. Not much is currently known about IronFall Invasion, but the developer VD-dev has been posting screenshots of the game since September last year. The game takes heavy inspiration...

News: A New Fire Emblem Game Is Marching Towards The 3DS

A New Fire Emblem Game Is Marching Towards The 3DS

From the same team behind Fire Emblem: Awakening

During today's Nintendo Direct it was confirmed that the 3DS family of systems is getting a new entry in the beloved Fire Emblem series, created by the same core team at Intelligent Systems which brought us the sublime Fire Emblem: Awakening. An entirely new story is on offer, but this time around...

News: New Nintendo 3DS Release Date Confirmed for 13th February

New Nintendo 3DS Release Date Confirmed for 13th February

Majora's Mask and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate limited editions on the way

During today's Nintendo Direct broadcasts the big N confirmed what was already suspected - the New Nintendo 3DS will launch in Europe and North America on 13th February. There are some key differences in hardware, however. Europe will, as expected, have the same range as Japan...

News: Pre-Order Date for Gorgeous Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D Guides Reinforces Game Release Date Rumours

Pre-Order Date for Gorgeous Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D Guides Reinforces Game Release Date Rumours

13th February looks increasingly likely

At the time of publication we're less than two hours away from the first Nintendo Direct broadcasts of 2015; rumours and pre-order pages suggest that some details are inevitable, such as those around the New Nintendo 3DS and The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D; a release date of 13th February for both seems...

News: New Screenshots for Rock 'N Racing Off Road Speed Into View

New Screenshots for Rock 'N Racing Off Road Speed Into View

Rock and roll

Who remembers Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off-Road? This was a fun arcade game for three players where you raced burly off-road trucks around dirt tracks from a top-down viewpoint. The game was ported to a variety of platforms, not least the NES and the SNES; sadly we are yet to see a release on the Virtual Console. Spanish eShop...

Weirdness: The Secret History of Princess Zelda

The Secret History of Princess Zelda

UK supermarket giant reveals startling new information

If you've ever wondered why Ganondorf, the Great King of Evil, has such a vendetta against the kingdom of Hyrule, you may find some clues in this amusing product description for the Princess Zelda amiibo from UK supermarket behemoth Tesco; the bad grammar is all down to the retailer, too. The...

News: Nintendo eShop Cards Are 10% Off at Best Buy Today

Nintendo eShop Cards Are 10% Off at Best Buy Today

Buy money for less money!

With Nintendo's Deluxe Digital Promotion now expired, padding your eShop account with a little extra cheddar isn't quite as effortless as it used to be. It might take some bargain hunting to scrape up a few extra bucks, but Best Buy's occasional eShop card sales are a reliable place to start. The cards are Best Buy's Deal...

Rumour: Red New Nintendo 3DS XL With 13th February Launch Appears in Marketing Poster

Red New Nintendo 3DS XL With 13th February Launch Appears in Marketing Poster

Also suggest a same day release for Majora's Mask 3D and Monster Hunter

We've seen some fun Nintendo Direct and New Nintendo 3DS rumours today, but this one is too irresistible to not share. Just bear in mind that this could be clever photoshopping, but if true the details will certainly cause a storm. It's all in the design; the image below is...

Video: See Captain Toad's Bonus Stages From Super Mario 3D World

See Captain Toad's Bonus Stages From Super Mario 3D World

How do they compare to the originals? Find out now

So, now that Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker has delighted Nintendo fans around the globe, we thought it would be high time to take a closer look at some very special bonus levels. Those who have a Super Mario 3D World save file on their Wii U may have already noticed that this unlocks some bonus...