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News: Iwata Reveals More Details On New Super Luigi U

Iwata Reveals More Details On New Super Luigi U

No bros allowed

Satoru Iwata revealed more details about New Super Luigi U, the upcoming downloadable expansion for New Super Mario Bros. U, during today's Nintendo Direct presentation. First revealed in February as part of Nintendo's Year of Luigi, New Super Luigi U takes the "Bros." out of the equation, giving Mario's clumsy green brother the...

News: Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies Coming To Europe This Year

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies Coming To Europe This Year

North America will have to wait until 2014

While today's 3DS-focused Nintendo Direct revealed a few titles that we didn't know about, there were a few pieces of information on those we most definitely do know exist. One of those titles was Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies, which is the last game in the prequel trilogy. We can now confirm...

News: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. Hits Europe on 12th July, North America on 11th August

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. Hits Europe on 12th July, North America on 11th August

Luigi is the star

While our exciting new game klaxon was going off regularly here at Nintendo Life Towers during the latest 3DS Direct, we also enjoyed receiving release dates and details for games confirmed earlier in the year. One that we were particularly pleased to hear about was Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros., the latest in the popular RPG...

News: Wii U Virtual Console Will Arrive Shortly After Next Week's System Update

Wii U Virtual Console Will Arrive Shortly After Next Week's System Update

Time for the real deal

So far we've seen glimpses of the Wii U Virtual Console, courtesy of the Famicom Anniversary celebrations bringing us one classic a month for just £0.30/$0.30. And yet, following next week's system update, the real thing will arrive and bring regular retro downloads to the system. As we've already experienced, the VC...

News: A New Yoshi's Island Title is Coming to 3DS

A New Yoshi's Island Title is Coming to 3DS

Baby Mario comes along for the ride

While today's Nintendo 3DS Direct brought a fair few solid release dates and details, we also got a taste of some rather tasty new titles in development for the end of this year and beyond. While it's unclear whether it'll arrive this year or in 2014, Satoru Iwata gave us a sneak peak of a brand new Yoshi's Island...

News: Believe, People - EarthBound Is Coming To The Virtual Console At Last

Believe, People - EarthBound Is Coming To The Virtual Console At Last

The wait is finally over

Nintendo fans have been clamouring for a Virtual Console release of the SNES RPG EarthBound ever since the Wii launched, but during today's Nintendo Direct the happy news was finally delivered: Shigesato Itoi's seminal title is coming to the Wii U Virtual Console. Launched in Japan as Mother 2, a North American release...

Nintendo Direct: Watch The North American 3DS Presentation Live

Watch The North American 3DS Presentation Live

Hype train inbound

Today, we'll be getting a special 3DS-focused Nintendo Direct which will hopefully give us a better idea of what the rest of 2013 has in store for the popular portable console. Nintendo of America will be broadcasting a special announcement at 7AM PT / 10AM ET. You can view the proceedings — along with our typically insightful...

News: Nintendo Direct Luigi Special Announced For Japan

Nintendo Direct Luigi Special Announced For Japan

Continuing the Year of Luigi celebrations

Nintendo of Japan has revealed via its Twitter account that it will be holding its own Nintendo Direct presentation, alongside the European and North American broadcasts. The Japanese presentation — titled Nintendo Direct Luigi Special 2 — will take place at 10 AM Eastern Time / 7 AM Pacific Time / 3PM...

News: New 3DS Nintendo Direct to Broadcast on 17th April

New 3DS Nintendo Direct to Broadcast on 17th April

All aboard the hype train

Just when we were starting to wonder, "when's the next Nintendo Direct going to drop?", Nintendo has spread the word that a new 3DS Direct is coming this week on Wednesday 17th April. It's confirmed that the broadcasts in Europe and North America will run at simultaneous times, and press releases from the regional teams...

News: Dillon's Rolling Western: The Last Ranger Gets Japanese Release Date

Dillon's Rolling Western: The Last Ranger Gets Japanese Release Date

Should be coming this month in the West

During the latest Chotto Nintendo Direct Satoru Iwata revealed some new footage as well as a release date for Dillon's Rolling Western: The Last Ranger. The downloadable game stars an armadillo ranger called Dillon and is the sequel to last year's Dillon's Rolling Western. It's set to feature the same style...

News: Special AR Pre-Paid Cards Coming To Japan

Special AR Pre-Paid Cards Coming To Japan

Satoru Iwata shows them off during a Chotto Direct

Satoru Iwata has announced a selection of new special pre-paid cards will be coming to Japan during a Chotto Nintendo Direct. What's so special about them? Well, they double up as augmented reality cards, which can be used in conjunction with new 3DS downloadable AR software called Isshoni Photo...

News: The Legend of Zelda Oracle Titles Coming to Japanese 3DS Virtual Console

The Legend of Zelda Oracle Titles Coming to Japanese 3DS Virtual Console

We'd be amazed if the same doesn't happen in the West

Nintendo has hosted a Japanese 3DS Direct, focused on titles on the way in the big N's homeland. While a number of games on show may never make it to the West, two upcoming Virtual Console titles seem inevitable for worldwide appearances. It was confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of...

Nintendo Direct: Watch the Japanese 3DS Direct - Live!

Watch the Japanese 3DS Direct - Live!

Focused on third party games

Last week we told you about a planned Japanese 3DS Direct with a focus on third-party games, and rather late last night Nintendo confirmed a time for this latest extravaganza. Naturally we're interested to see what's on the way, even if there's a danger of it featuring some games that won't make it West. It all kicks...

Video: Iwata and Miyamoto Perform Skit As The "Luigi Brothers"

Iwata and Miyamoto Perform Skit As The "Luigi Brothers"

Another classic Nintendo Direct moment

Since the broadcasts began in late 2011, Nintendo Direct has produced a number of memorable moments, even prompting us to name ten of our favourites last year. It seems that Japanese viewers were treated to another example in the most recent broadcast on Valentines Day, which has now been posted by Nintendo UK...

Feature: The Big Valentines Nintendo Direct Summary

The Big Valentines Nintendo Direct Summary

There's a lot to cover

Nintendo appropriately chose Valentines Day to show some love for its fans via Nintendo Direct broadcasts, with a 3DS extravaganza in Europe and a mixture of the handheld and Wii U setting the agenda in North America. We live-blogged events of course, and then covered the big stories that emerged. Rather like January's Wii U...

News: Dillon's Rolling Western: The Last Ranger Arriving In North America This April

Dillon's Rolling Western: The Last Ranger Arriving In North America This April

He's on a roll

Armadillo ranger Dillon made his 3DS eShop debut in 2012 with Dillon's Rolling Western, and it's been confirmed that he'll back for some more action this year. During today's North American Nintendo Direct presentation, Dillon's Rolling Western: The Last Ranger was shown off. It appears to follow the same gameplay as its predecessor:...