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Video: Join Curve Studios On An Exploration Of Stealth Inc 2's Overworld

Join Curve Studios On An Exploration Of Stealth Inc 2's Overworld

Developer gives us an exclusive video commentary

Stealth Inc 2 is coming to the Wii U eShop very soon, and to mark this event we've teamed up with developer Curve Studios (the guys who are officially the best at Mario Kart 8, don't you know) to bring you a series of videos which focus on different elements of the title. The first video — shown...

Video: You'll Be Able To Play As Metroid's Samus Aran In Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

You'll Be Able To Play As Metroid's Samus Aran In Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Bounty Hunter Ultimate

It has already been revealed that Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is getting some interesting crossovers, but this latest one is perhaps the best yet. Nintendo has posted a new trailer which shows Metroid's Samus Aran — in both her armoured and Zero Suit guises — kicking monster butt within the eagerly-awaited 3DS title...

News: Turns Out The GameCube Controller Adapter Won't Be Compatible With Other Wii U Software

Turns Out The GameCube Controller Adapter Won't Be Compatible With Other Wii U Software

Works with "Wii U & Smash Bros. for Wii U specifically", says Nintendo

What a difference a day makes. Yesterday we reported that the forthcoming GameCube controller adapter — being launched alongside Super Smash Bros. for Wii U — would allow the classic pad to be used with other Wii U games. The source was Nintendo's own online store, which...

Video: You are Hereby Ordered To Surrender Nearly Three Hours Of Your Life To Game Boy Title Screens

You are Hereby Ordered To Surrender Nearly Three Hours Of Your Life To Game Boy Title Screens

Strangely mesmerising

Ever wondered what it would be like to sit through every single Game Boy title screen? Ponder no longer, as YouTube user NicksplosionFX has given us the chance to do just that. The video below is almost three hours (2:42:02, to be precise) of Game Boy title screens — that's every known original game for the console — and...

Video: Check Out this Adorable Tribute to the Mother Series

Check Out this Adorable Tribute to the Mother Series

That's 'Earthbound' to us

Regardless of who wrote them, fans are the ones who can really tell the story of a game better than anyone, and that statement is no truer than in this video which pays homage to the Mother series, which sadly still only exists as a single game outside of Japan. All of the peculiarity, all of the charm, and all of the...

News: Miniatures for Mega Man: The Board Game Take Shape

Miniatures for Mega Man: The Board Game Take Shape

You can keep your stupid Monopoly car

While many are enjoying a new way to play as everyone's favourite super fighting robot in Smash Bros., let us not forget the fully unplugged experience coming in the form of Mega Man: The Board Game. Developer Jasco games has been working steadily on the project since blasting their Kickstarter goal early this...

Video: Take a Look at All of the 3DS HOME Menu Themes

Take a Look at All of the 3DS HOME Menu Themes

Characters, patterns and cards

Nintendo recently released the most recent 3DS system update, which includes HOME menu themes. The idea of snazzy wallpapers and sound effects to accompany the front-end of the portable's user interface is exceedingly simple and inevitably popular, with Nintendo offering non-branded designs at a budget price and others...

Gallery: A Closer Look at the Six New amiibo Figures

A Closer Look at the Six New amiibo Figures

Oh Luigi, you lovable scamp

Earlier today Nintendo confirmed release dates and details for amiibo figures, with the pleasing announcement of a 'second wave' of six toys that will arrive in December — they're confirmed for the 19th of that month in Europe and are yet to be pinned down in North America. They'll bring more of the Super Smash Bros...

Video: Here Are Some Fun Facts About The Mighty GameCube

Here Are Some Fun Facts About The Mighty GameCube

GCN or NGC?

The GameCube may be Nintendo's lowest-selling home console to date, but for some it's a special part of the company's history. It was the last occasion when a Nintendo system competed toe-to-toe with contemporaries in terms of raw graphical power, it brought us some absolute classics in its library, and it had a handle. Its controller...

News: Satoru Okada, Director Of Game Boy And DS Hardware Development, Is No Longer With Nintendo

Satoru Okada, Director Of Game Boy And DS Hardware Development, Is No Longer With Nintendo

Departed way back in 2010

There have been recent reports that Satoru Okada, a prominent figure within Nintendo, has retired from the company. Nintendo has now confirmed to us that he has indeed left the company, but that he did so way back in January 2010 — it was certainly a quiet departure. While Okada-san may not be immediately recognisable...

News: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Begins North American Adventure on 5th December

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Begins North American Adventure on 5th December

amiibo support coming in 2015

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker was a surprise announcement during E3, spinning off the basic principles of the bonus levels in Super Mario 3D World for a full release. It's the first time that the captain and his brethren have been the stars of their own game, and we were rather impressed in our first imp

News: Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Sells Over 2.8 Million Copies, amiibo Update Planned

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Sells Over 2.8 Million Copies, amiibo Update Planned

Doing well, then

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS has now completed its global release, giving a whole lot of happy Nintendo gamers a chance to enjoy the first portable entry in the series. It's done well in Japan at launch, but with launch weekend sales now added for the West, how has it fared so far in terms of raw numbers? Rather well, it...

News: Official Nintendo Magazine Announces Closure in the UK

Official Nintendo Magazine Announces Closure in the UK

All staff to be relocated to other roles

Nintendo UK and publisher Future have confirmed that the next issue of Official Nintendo Magazine — known affectionately as ONM among fans — will be the last. In an official statement it's been confirmed that issue 114 on 14th October will be the concluding release, while the magazine's website and social...

News: Masahiro Sakurai Shows Off amiibo Interface in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Masahiro Sakurai Shows Off amiibo Interface in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Trophy evolves into a figure player, as a fun extra

With the portable entry now here, attention inevitably turns to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, with Masahiro Sakurai no doubt preparing to reveal more about the HD entry ahead of its Winter release. A key feature of the home console version, of course, will be its support for amiibo figurines. We've...

News: 3DS System Update 9.0.0-20 Is Now Live with Home Menu Themes

3DS System Update 9.0.0-20 Is Now Live with Home Menu Themes

Various themes and Theme Shop now available!

The hotly anticipated 3DS System Update introducing HOME Menu themes has gone live across Europe and North America. Version 9.0.0-20 (add an E or U to the end of that depending on where you live) allows 3DS owners to use themes to customise both the design and sounds of the HOME Menu. Additionally, this...

News: We'd Be Cheating Fans By Bringing Assassin's Creed Unity To Wii U, Says Ubisoft

We'd Be Cheating Fans By Bringing Assassin's Creed Unity To Wii U, Says Ubisoft

"It wouldn't be possible"

Assassin's Creed Unity was always envisaged as a next-gen title, and its no-show on the Wii U should perhaps come as no great surprise. However, the game's creative director Alex Amancio still has to field questions on the topic, and has given Red Bull the most detailed explanation we've seen so far: I mean this is why we...