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Project: Nintendo 64x64

Nintendo 64x64

Celebrating 64 Nintendo 64 games over 64 days in 64 words

Today we bring you something a little different, Nintendo 64x64 - a collaboration project between @N64Memories and Nintendo Life. Now, if you've been a reader of Nintendo Life for a while you'll no doubt be aware that some of our team are huge Nintendo 64 fans, so you can imagine their...

Feature: A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Fifty Three

A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Fifty Three

Spectator Mode! Customisation! Shulk! More Stuff!

The buzz around Super Smash Bros. remains strong, with the last week being relatively dramatic for the upcoming Wii U and 3DS blockbusters. Masahiro Sakurai contributed to the commotion with his Director's Room Miiverse community posts, particularly with a new character reveal

Weirdness: Hear Nintendo's Classic Themes Played on Kazoos

Hear Nintendo's Classic Themes Played on Kazoos

Marginally too cool for school

Nintendo has arguably some of the best music in the gaming world, causing different groups of people to take the music from the games they love and perform it themselves. It's no surprise that certain individuals take it upon themselves to somewhat reinvent tracks in order to give them a fresh and interesting feel...

News: New Mighty No. 9 Trailer Builds The Hype as Keiji Inafune Talks of a Retro and Modern Fusion

New Mighty No. 9 Trailer Builds The Hype as Keiji Inafune Talks of a Retro and Modern Fusion

Same old pew-pew, but faster

As the weeks and months drift by we get closer to the release of Mighty No. 9, so close that certain Kickstarter backers will be receiving playable beta builds on PC right about now. The title seems to be making solid progress ahead of its arrival next year, which is sure to have action platformer — and Mega Man —...

News: The Keep Begins Its 3DS eShop Quest on 11th September

The Keep Begins Its 3DS eShop Quest on 11th September

One week later in Europe, pricing confirmed

Earlier this year we directed your attention to The Keep, an ambitious 3DS eShop first-person dungeon crawler from Cinemax. It'll feature multiple difficulty levels and your general task will be to explore, defeat enemies in real-time battles and solve puzzles, all within a fantasy setting that includes an...

News: New Nintendo 3DS Delays Planned Homebrew Channel

New Nintendo 3DS Delays Planned Homebrew Channel

New hardware and upcoming update give pause for thought

Recently we reported that a homebrew channel was cited as being in the final stages of development, leading us towards opening the can of worms that accompanies every Nintendo system. The hacker behind the planned app, smealum, stated that the app will not run illegal 3DS ROMS, but was planned...

News: Trust Us, You Need This Super Famicom Box Art Collection Book In Your Life

Trust Us, You Need This Super Famicom Box Art Collection Book In Your Life

Update: Kickstarter now cancelled

Update: The Kickstarter has now been cancelled for the reasons explained by Stuart here: Hey folks. Firstly, I’d like to say a huge heartfelt thank you to everyone who has supported this Kickstarter project. I’ve had a whirlwind of a weekend with my inbox literally breaking with messages of support from fans...

News: Previously Teased Alone In The Dark: Illumination is a PC Survival Horror FPS

Previously Teased Alone In The Dark: Illumination is a PC Survival Horror FPS

Hm...

Just recently we shared the teasing news that Alone In The Dark is making another comeback, which raised our eyebrows considering the Wii release of dubious quality and the general panning that the last rebirth of the franchise endured on multiple platforms. Atari, now a new, fairly small-scale company, had confirmed that it wasn't deterred...

News: Nintendo UK Outlines September's Dazzling Zelda eShop Discounts

Nintendo UK Outlines September's Dazzling Zelda eShop Discounts

Plenty to be saved on the run up to Hyrule Warriors

If you've already consulted our European Nintendo Download report this morning you'll be aware that Nintendo is running a discount promotion to mark the release of Hyrule Warriors later this month. The promotion runs for the majority of September and will see Zelda games across the 3DS and Wii U...

News: Mario Kart 8 Leads Nintendo Nominees in Golden Joystick Awards Voting

Mario Kart 8 Leads Nintendo Nominees in Golden Joystick Awards Voting

Hoping to win the race

Nintendo's enjoyed a decent run in game award ceremonies during 2014, just reward for some world class titles that have been released in recent times. The company and exclusives on its hardware now have chances for more high-profile gongs in the upcoming Golden Joystick Awards. Nintendo missed out on any wins in last year's...

News: Ubisoft's Latest UK Release Schedule Still Shows Watch Dogs Wii U As "TBC"

Ubisoft's Latest UK Release Schedule Still Shows Watch Dogs Wii U As "TBC"

Don't worry though, Just Dance 2015 is locked in next month

Ubisoft has revealed its latest UK release schedule, and a solid street date continues to allude the long-delayed Wii U version of Watch Dogs. The open-world action adventure launched on other formats in May, while the Nintendo edition was held back until later in the year. Ubisoft has...

News: Win a Super Smash Bros. Trainer Jacket from Nintendo of America

Win a Super Smash Bros. Trainer Jacket from Nintendo of America

Super sporting style for your carbon-based Mii

The Twitter contests keep coming from Nintendo of America, this time to celebrate Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS's upcoming release on 3rd October by giving away four Super Smash Bros.-themed trainer jackets to randomly selected winners. To enter, tweet the name of your favourite Super Smash Bros...

News: Square Enix Wants To Bring Dragon Quest VII To The West, But Doesn't Know If You'll Bite

Square Enix Wants To Bring Dragon Quest VII To The West, But Doesn't Know If You'll Bite

"We can’t promise anything"

If you're an English-speaking fan of the Dragon Quest series then you're probably not in the best of moods right now. After some good localisations for the Nintendo DS, Square Enix seems to have lost interest in bringing the franchise to the west, and while the announcement of the Dragon Quest VII remake for the 3DS is...

Nintendo Download: 4th September (Europe)

4th September (Europe)

Cubemen, Xtreme Mega Man, Gargoyle's Quest II, Zelda discounts and more

It's Monday, which means it's Nintendo Download Update news for Europe. There are quite a few offerings on the way this week, with games on both Wii U and 3DS along with a rather good DSiWare app; in addition there are a host of Zelda-themed discounts, joined by some other price...

Review: Jett Tailfin (Wii U eShop)

Jett Tailfin (Wii U eShop)

The art of drowning

So far this year, the Wii U eShop has allowed us to submerge our imaginations in the ocean with titles like Squids Odyssey and Abyss, two games we found to be rather charming and worthy of your investment. Yet, as we all should know, the ocean and the eShop are also filled with predators ready to take a big juicy bite out of your...

Review: Demon King Box (3DS eShop)

Demon King Box (3DS eShop)

Put a lid on it

Prolific publisher CIRCLE Entertainment’s latest eShop effort takes players down into the world of demons, where the once mighty Demon Lord now sits boxed up and bodiless. Unable to reconquer his kingdom alone, he enlists the help of several of the underworld’s finest fighting spirits; that’s where you come in. While it’s...

Guide: New Nintendo 3DS - Everything We Know So Far

New Nintendo 3DS - Everything We Know So Far

The nitty-gritty around Nintendo's new hardware

Unless you spent the latter part of the week completely isolated from the world, you'll be aware that Nintendo unveiled new 3DS hardware, which will be rather simply called the New Nintendo 3DS and the New Nintendo 3DS LL, the latter of which is the XL in the West. We've endeavoured to provide plenty...