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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...

Video: Prepare To Pour One Out For Sega's Fallen Child Stars

Prepare To Pour One Out For Sega's Fallen Child Stars

Spare a moment for your past heroes

Back in the '80s and '90s mascots were powerful system sellers. Kids would flock to console with the most recognisable and coolest lead character, and companies like Nintendo and Sega invested countless amounts of cash in creating and refining new heroes to appeal to the masses. These days though, they're sadly a...

E3 2014: Fossil Fighters: Frontier Is Stomping Towards Western 3DS Consoles

Fossil Fighters: Frontier Is Stomping Towards Western 3DS Consoles

Dem bones

Nintendo has confirmed that its latest Fossil Fighters outing will see a western release on the 3DS. Fossil Fighters: Frontier — known in Japan as Fossil Fighters: Infinite Gear in Japan — involves excavating the bones of dinosaur-like creatures known as Vivosaurs and reconstructing them to create an entirely new beast. One of the big...

First Impressions: Taking Aim With Nintendo's New Online Shooter IP, Splatoon

Taking Aim With Nintendo's New Online Shooter IP, Splatoon

Colour us ink-pressed

Whatever your expectations for Nintendo's Digital Event at E3 this year, it's safe to say that they probably didn't include squid-girls flinging ink at each other across a cityscape in team-based battles. A surprise in every sense of the word, Splatoon came out of nowhere to significant fanfare as one of Nintendo’s flagship...

E3 2014: Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., A Brand New IP, Unveiled for 3DS

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., A Brand New IP, Unveiled for 3DS

Details and images released

Nintendo's eagerly anticipated developer session for a previously unannounced 3DS title has taken place, and it revealed a brand new IP. It's Code Name: S.T.E.A.M, a title that originally emerged through a U.S. trademark in early April. In that filing it had the full title Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Strike Team Eliminating...

E3 2014: Hyrule Warriors Not Part of Zelda Timeline, More Like an Avengers Spin-Off

Hyrule Warriors Not Part of Zelda Timeline, More Like an Avengers Spin-Off

Oh Aonuma-san, we love you

With a Western release confirmed for 26th September, Hyrule Warriors is likely to be on plenty of Wii U owners' radars. The mashup of Tecmo Koei's Dynasty Warriors with Nintendo's iconic franchise is fairly close, then, and is creating plenty of buzz with the sheer range of playable characters and the level of fan-service...

E3 2014: Launch Sales of Mario Kart 8 Outperform Mario Kart 7 Figures in North America

Launch Sales of Mario Kart 8 Outperform Mario Kart 7 Figures in North America

An 18% attach rate in just three days

We already know that Mario Kart 8 enjoyed an exceptional launch, selling 1.2 million copies worldwide in its opening weekend. In an analyst meeting behind closed doors, it seems that the title has seized the honour of, initially at least, outperforming its 3DS predecessor. Senior Research Analyst David Gibson...

Talking Point: Nintendo's Innovative E3 Approach is a Breath of a Fresh Air

Nintendo's Innovative E3 Approach is a Breath of a Fresh Air

Going its own way

As this article goes live Nintendo's Treehouse team will be well into its second day of live demonstrations, showing off projects and titles revealed in the Nintendo Digital Event. It's an approach from Nintendo to offer rolling coverage and continually seize attention, while the company has fulfilled an obligation for a major...

News: Final Fantasy Explorers Announced for 3DS

Final Fantasy Explorers Announced for 3DS

The final frontier

Japanese publication Jump has revealed in its latest issue that Square Enix is currently developing a multiplayer action-RPG game for the 3DS called Final Fantasy Explorers. According to magazine, players will be able to select from a variety of different classes for their character, essentially enabling them to narrow down to a...

E3 2014: Quickfire Shigeru Miyamoto Video Focuses On His Three GamePad Projects

Quickfire Shigeru Miyamoto Video Focuses On His Three GamePad Projects

Watch a player's face as they play Star Fox...

Nintendo is slowly waking up for day two of E3, and has released a snappy video featuring Shigeru Miyamoto that's focused on his GamePad-centric projects. It was formally stated to investors in January that the Director and lead designer would be tasked with developing experiences to accentuate the...