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News: Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy Finally Dated for North America

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy Finally Dated for North America

Mark out 28th February in your diaries

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy arrived in Europe recently, bringing a close to the series in its current form. Unfortunately North American gamers only had a vague 2014 release window, but during today's Nintendo Direct festivities it was confirmed that the 3DS title will finally arrive in the region...

Video: This "10 New Things" Super Mario 3D World Trailer Will Push Your Buttons

This "10 New Things" Super Mario 3D World Trailer Will Push Your Buttons

Super is the word

Super Mario 3D World is, based on many written perceptions of Nintendo fans online, a game that becomes increasingly exciting the more it's seen. The initial E3 trailer arguably struggled to prompt much buzz, but recent videos have taken the action up a notch and, in the process, ramped up the hype levels for the plumber's next...

News: Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai Available Now on the 3DS eShop

Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai Available Now on the 3DS eShop

Flying in early as a Nintendo Direct treat

With Jett Rocket being a stand-out on WiiWare and developer Shin'en Multimedia building an increasingly positive reputation on Nintendo's platforms, there's been a good degree of anticipation for Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai among Nintendo Download enthusiasts. With a promise of a silky smooth 60...

News: Nintendo Delivers Another eShop Sizzle Reel to Hype Some Download Treats

Nintendo Delivers Another eShop Sizzle Reel to Hype Some Download Treats

Wii U and 3DS eShop releases featured

During its August Nintendo Direct broadcast Nintendo of Europe released a rather awesome eShop sizzle reel. Such is the nature of development that plenty of those titles are yet to grace the download platforms, but today's Nintendo Direct broadcasts did include a fresh video that highlighted upcoming releases...

News: Get Tactical With Nintendo Pocket Football Club on the 3DS eShop Next Year

Get Tactical With Nintendo Pocket Football Club on the 3DS eShop Next Year

Football Manager, Nintendo style

Previously released in Japan as Pocket Soccer League: Calciobit in 2012, Nintendo has announced that Nintendo Pocket Football Club will hit the back of the net on the 3DS eShop in Europe next year. You can presumably attempt to become the next Sir Alex Ferguson as you take full control of your own football club by...

News: Animal Crossing Plaza To Be Updated Tomorrow

Animal Crossing Plaza To Be Updated Tomorrow

Bringing familiar faces and more reasons to pay a visit

The Wii U's first taste of Animal Crossing will be getting a beefy update very soon, as announced in today's Nintendo Direct broadcasts. On 14th November an update will be released with a few new features, emphasizing interactivity and the Miiverse community. Adding stamps to Miiverse posts,...

News: Nintendo Reveals a Host of New Details For The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Nintendo Reveals a Host of New Details For The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Link-ing it all together

With The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds now a little over a month away, Nintendo took the opportunity in its Nintendo Direct broadcasts to reveal some choice details about the game, including one that'll either thrill or disappoint fans of Majora's Mask. A few new characters were detailed — the first was Irene,...

News: Bravely Default Demo Hits European eShop Today

Bravely Default Demo Hits European eShop Today

North American release on 7th February

With a lot of buzz around Bravely Default, today's Nintendo Direct broadcasts brought positive news regarding an early chance to play for Europeans, as well as a release date for North America. In the European broadcast Satoru Shibata confirmed that a demo for the title will be released on the eShop today,...

News: Nintendo Direct Broadcast Confirmed for 13th November

Nintendo Direct Broadcast Confirmed for 13th November

Focused on previously announced 3DS software

Update Nintendo of Europe has now confirmed its own regional version of this Nintendo Direct at the times indicated below, repeating the wording on a 3DS focus while inviting viewers to "join Mr Shibata". As has been the case in the past, it looks like at least a segment of the broadcast will be...

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...