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News: Mario and Luigi Wii Remote Plus Controllers Jumping to Stores

Mario and Luigi Wii Remote Plus Controllers Jumping to Stores

Can you resist?

We'd bet reasonable money that a good number of Wii gamers have multiple varieties of Wii Remotes, with plenty of colours and limited editions available over the years. Nintendo has now confirmed two new designs for the Holiday season to celebrate the most famous brothers in the industry. The Mario and Luigi designs, above, will...

News: Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Online Multiplayer Outlined

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Online Multiplayer Outlined

Compete for your country

Despite previous entries gracing both Nintendo's home consoles and handhelds, Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games is a Wii U exclusive ahead of the real event next year. Arriving in Europe on 8th November and North American on 15th November, it'll incorporate GamePad and Wii Remote / Nunchuk controls...

News: Pikmin 3 Mission Mode DLC Launches Today

Pikmin 3 Mission Mode DLC Launches Today

Software update also improves rankings

One title that quickly kicked the software malaise around the Wii U into touch for existing owners in recent months was Pikmin 3, a project clearly of major significant to Shigeru Miyamoto. The real-time strategy title delivered, too, earning strong reviews around the web and positive word of mouth from those...

News: Wii Party U's House Party Mode Aims to Serve up a Unique Experience

Wii Party U's House Party Mode Aims to Serve up a Unique Experience

Peripherals at the ready, people!

In its Nintendo Direct presentation earlier today, Nintendo unveiled new details about its upcoming mini-game bonanza, Wii Party U. In the game's House Party mode, players will be able to experience a number of new mini-games that make simultaneous use of the Wii Remote and Wii U GamePad in a rather unique and...

News: Improved StreetPass and Nintendo Zones Coming to North America Later This Month

Improved StreetPass and Nintendo Zones Coming to North America Later This Month

Make sure you take your 3DS with you wherever you go

Earlier today, Nintendo of America announced a handful of new improvements and features for its ever-growing StreetPass and Nintendo Zone services. You may recall that Nintendo previously enhanced all of its StreetPass and Nintendo Zone locations with StreetPass relay functionality, which allows...

News: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Shakes Up Item and Dungeon Conventions

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Shakes Up Item and Dungeon Conventions

Dated for 22nd November

While the Wii U gets the remake treatment with The Wind Waker HD, the 3DS is getting the all-new The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, which itself is set in the same world as Super NES classic A Link to the Past. Relatively little has been revealed to date, with Nintendo teasing small details and revealing returning...

News: Super Mario 3D World Brings New Power-Ups to the Mushroom Kingdom

Super Mario 3D World Brings New Power-Ups to the Mushroom Kingdom

Duplicate characters, a cannonball weapon and more

Super Mario 3D World, particularly with the delay of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, is arguably the most notable big-name Nintendo blockbuster with the task of driving Wii U Holiday sales. Up to now relatively little had been seen beyond the E3 reveal and the demo build that's been doing...

News: Monster Hunter 4 Will Allow You To Dress Up As Link Through Collaborative DLC

Monster Hunter 4 Will Allow You To Dress Up As Link Through Collaborative DLC

See Mario and Luigi outfits in the full presentation, too

During this morning's Monster Hunter 4 themed Japanese Nintendo Direct, Capcom revealed that the upcoming 3DS title will allow players to obtain costumes from Nintendo's biggest franchises through specific DLC quests. One quest enables you to dress up your Felyne in the famous Mario and...

Nintendo Direct: Japanese Monster Hunter 4 Broadcast Coming September 8th

Japanese Monster Hunter 4 Broadcast Coming September 8th

The hunt is almost on

Monster Hunter 4 hits Japanese store shelves on September 15th, but just in case there wasn't enough hype surrounding its launch already, Nintendo is holding a special Monster Hunter-themed Nintendo Direct on September 8th. The video will go live at 8PM JST, 1PM CEST and 7AM EDT. It's going to be in Japanese obviously, but it...

Nintendo Direct: Watch The Pokémon Direct Broadcast Live

Watch The Pokémon Direct Broadcast Live

Pokémon X & Y details revealed within

Today Nintendo will run a Pokémon-themed Direct broadcast which will focus on the forthcoming Pokémon X & Y for the 3DS console. The video will air at 7am PST / 1PM CEST / 12PM UK time. You can watch the entire broadcast below and post comments to share your opinions with other Nintendo Life readers...

Nintendo Direct: Pokémon Direct Scheduled For Wednesday September 4th

Pokémon Direct Scheduled For Wednesday September 4th

More details on Pokémon X and Pokémon Y coming our way

Nintendo has confirmed that a special Pokémon-themed Nintendo Direct will be broadcast tomorrow. Hosted by Nintendo president Satoru Iwata himself, the video will offer more details on Pokémon X & Y, which launches worldwide in October. The broadcast will go live at 1PM in Central...

Talking Point: The Wonderful 101 Direct and Demo Set the Standard for Wii U Marketing

The Wonderful 101 Direct and Demo Set the Standard for Wii U Marketing

Removing confusion and doubt

The Wonderful 101 has had a slightly peculiar route to the Wii U, in terms of visibility and awareness. At E3 2012 Nintendo used its live conference to make peculiar jokes about zombies liking French food and provide a rather thorough walkthrough of Luigi's Ghost Mansion in Nintendo Land. That presentation had good...

Feature: The Big Nintendo Direct Round-Up - 7th August

The Big Nintendo Direct Round-Up - 7th August

Release dates, a few surprises and some awesome footage

Yesterday was one of those slightly-crazy Nintendo Direct days. When announced it was stated that the focus of the broadcasts would be on existing and confirmed Wii U and 3DS releases; that was true for the most part, but there were some surprises thrown in for good measure. For example...

News: Prepare to Unite for The Wonderful 101's Nintendo Direct on 9th August

Prepare to Unite for The Wonderful 101's Nintendo Direct on 9th August

Expect some craziness

After today's Nintendo Direct broadcasts told us about some upcoming games and dished up the occasional surprise, there's the happy news that we have less than two days to wait for our next presentation. At the close of both the European and North American presentations it was confirmed that a special Nintendo Direct for The...

News: Sonic Lost World To Feature Connectivity Between Wii U and 3DS

Sonic Lost World To Feature Connectivity Between Wii U and 3DS

Tails ingenuity at its finest

Sonic Lost World will exclusively come to Wii U and 3DS on 22nd October, much to the delight of Sonic fans everywhere. The newest platformer in the series sees the blue blur running along walls and through loops in what could be described as SEGA's take on Super Mario Galaxy. Also returning for this entry are the Wisp...

News: Art Academy Sketchpad App Coming To The Wii U On 9th August

Art Academy Sketchpad App Coming To The Wii U On 9th August

Picasso who?

Since the launch of the Miiverse community on the Wii U, we have seen an incredible amount of artwork from talented artists across the globe; you can catch a small glimpse of the amazing illustrations in our Miiverse feature. Last month, Nintendo announced it'd be releasing an Art Academy app for the Wii U this summer; sticking to its...