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News: Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Promises Domestic Bliss This September

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Promises Domestic Bliss This September

New trailer shown at E3 2015

We've known a fair amount about Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer since it was initially revealed, especially following details in a recent Japanese Nintendo Direct. Nintendo confirmed North American release details in today's Digital Event, with release due on 25th September. This title will see you use amiibo cards...

News: Metroid Prime: Federation Force Is The Metroid Game You Didn't Expect, Or Perhaps Want

Metroid Prime: Federation Force Is The Metroid Game You Didn't Expect, Or Perhaps Want

Multiplayer 3DS action in the Metroid universe, Next Level Games coding

Everyone wanted a new Metroid at this year's E3, and Nintendo has delivered one - but not in the form you might have wanted. Metroid Prime: Federation Force is a 3DS multiplayer title coded by Next Level Games which features four-player co-op missions - online or local - set in...

Video: LEGO Dimensions Opens a New Valve in E3 Trailer

LEGO Dimensions Opens a New Valve in E3 Trailer

Crossover craziness

LEGO Dimensions is likely to be one of the year's biggest releases, bringing the hugely profitable toy franchise into the toys-to-life market. Thankfully the Wii U will have a version, too, so Nintendo fans won't miss out on the new franchise and crippling debts it'll entail. We've already seen a little of LEGO Dimensions in the...

News: Two More Splatoon Weapons Are About to Arrive

Two More Splatoon Weapons Are About to Arrive

We can expect them today / tomorrow

Update: It's now confirmed that, as normal with these updates, these weapons will arrive at 7pm Pacific / 10pm Eastern today, which is 3am UK / 4am CET on 17th June in Europe. Because one new weapon just doesn't seem like enough, the L-3 Nozzlenose is being added to the ink gun arsenal today at 7 PM PT! This...

Video: Here's Our Nindies@Home Showcase

Here's Our Nindies@Home Showcase

Tasters for all nine demos

As if you weren'l already aware, as part of E3 Nintendo has partnered with nine independent developers to bring you a heap of free demos for upcoming Wii U eShop games. Nindies@Home gives you a rare chance to try out some new indie games for the grand total of nothing. What's more, downloading each of these demos before...

News: Pokémon Shuffle Receives Yet Another Code for More Puzzling Goodness

Pokémon Shuffle Receives Yet Another Code for More Puzzling Goodness

Everyday I'm shuffling

Nintendo has released the third code for its free-to-play puzzler Pokémon Shuffle, via its Pokémon Daisuki Club in Japan. This latest code entitles you - regardless of where you are in the game - to three items that give you an additional five moves. This can seriously help you catch any particularly tricky monster or help...

Feature: Nintendo Wins at Its Own Game - A Review of the Nintendo World Championships

Nintendo Wins at Its Own Game - A Review of the Nintendo World Championships

The ground view with Nintendo's Krysta, Geoff Keighley, Cosmo and more

In this article Alan Lopez shares his experiences of the Nintendo World Championships 2015. I was three years old when the 1990 Nintendo World Championships took place in Universal Studios, Hollywood. Like most events held in Hollywood at the turn of its decade, the flair of...

Video: These Nintendo World Championships and Super Mario Maker Highlights Should Get You Warmed Up

These Nintendo World Championships and Super Mario Maker Highlights Should Get You Warmed Up

The hype countdown begins

It's the day of the Nintendo Digital Event, in which Nintendo will stake its case to gamers and fans with games and reveals for this year and - probably - beyond. Yet of course the company has already been busy hosting the Nintendo World Championships at the weekend. We've already argued that we think Super Mario Maker...

News: Australia’s Classification Laws Have Prevented An Immediate Local Release Of The Nindies@Home Promotion

Australia’s Classification Laws Have Prevented An Immediate Local Release Of The Nindies@Home Promotion

Sorry New Zealand

The Nindies@Home promotion may have arrived in North America and across Europe yesterday, but one area on the map which falls under the PAL region has been left behind due to local classification laws. Nintendo’s branch down under has revealed the nine game demos, including a 15 percent discount on the final releases, will need...

News: Rare Replay on Xbox One Will Include 30 Games, Including Classics from Nintendo Systems

Rare Replay on Xbox One Will Include 30 Games, Including Classics from Nintendo Systems

$30 for 30 games, sad face time

The Microsoft ownership of Rare can be a sore spot for Nintendo gamers, and the announcement of Rare Replay for Xbox One will sting. Incorporating some games previously available as downloads but many that haven't been, it's a compilation of 30 Rare classics that'll sell for $30 from 4th August. Games highlighted as...

Feature: Our Hopes and Dreams for Nintendo at E3 2015

Our Hopes and Dreams for Nintendo at E3 2015

Our staff's hopes for the Digital Event and week ahead

E3 week is upon us, and as a build up to Nintendo's Digital Event showcase we naturally want to do one thing - fantasize about our gaming dreams coming true. This is that blissful early period where Nintendo's reveals remain secret, and we can allow our imaginations to run wild on what the...