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Editorial: Considering the Recipe For Successful Nintendo Remasters and Re-Releases

Considering the Recipe For Successful Nintendo Remasters and Re-Releases

Are big names enough on their own?

Recently I was heavily focused on The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, figuring out the focus for what would become our preview of the title. From a personal perspective it's proving to be a lovely experience replaying the GameCube / Wii title, and it is by most definitions a solid remaster. The graphics...

News: Blast 'Em Bunnies Targeting March Release On Nintendo 3DS

Blast 'Em Bunnies Targeting March Release On Nintendo 3DS

Pesky wabbit

Nnooo's first person shooter Blast 'Em Bunnies will be hitting the 3DS eShop on March 11th, it has been revealed. Costing $4.99 / €4.99 and backed up by a selection of paid-for DLC content, the game features 4 different weapons and 16 types of ammunition. The objective is to take down as many enemies as possible and collect coins,...

Nintendo Life Weekly: Mother 3 Localisation Rumours, New Splatoon Content Rumours, and More

Mother 3 Localisation Rumours, New Splatoon Content Rumours, and More

Whispers ahoy

Whilst it may not have been an especially explosive week for Nintendo news directly from Nintendo, special sources have been firing ten to the dozen this week bringing forth a wealth of new rumours with surprising validity. If you've been too busy doing other things that someone in your life claims are more important than video games...

News: Here's Exactly What Has Changed With Fire Emblem Fates' "Skinship" Petting Mode

Here's Exactly What Has Changed With Fire Emblem Fates' "Skinship" Petting Mode

Not as bad as you might think

Reports that Nintendo has removed the "petting" mini-game from the western version of Fire Emblem Fates caused the predictable level of consternation among fans online, many of whom are concerned that the company is taking self-censorship to the next level, having recently made changes to the likes of

News: Undertale Creator Open To Nintendo Port, But Wouldn't Be Able To Code It Himself

Undertale Creator Open To Nintendo Port, But Wouldn't Be Able To Code It Himself

"I actually already talked to Nintendo about a port months ago"

Yesterday, there were rumours swirling around the internet about a Nintendo port of Toby Fox's critically acclaimed indie RPG Undertale. These were triggered by a Nintendo staffer attempting to get in touch with Fox via Twitter, and after the predictable reaction online, Fox has posted...

Giveaway: Get Hold of the Bravely Second: End Layer Prelude Demo Early

Get Hold of the Bravely Second: End Layer Prelude Demo Early

500 codes to giveaway to UK readers

Bravely Second: End Layer is arriving in Europe on 26th February, but the adventure will start early when a special demo launches on 11th February; this will serve as a prelude to the story and transfer data into the full game. The demo will be titled The Ballad of the Three Cavaliers. For some lucky UK gamers,...

Video: See Bayonetta & Corrin Smash it up in Super Smash Bros.

See Bayonetta & Corrin Smash it up in Super Smash Bros.

Smashing

The final batch of DLC for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & Nintendo 3DS is finally out, bringing with it the Umbra Witch Bayonetta and the dragon warrior Corrin. It's a bittersweet moment for many fans, but no doubt this isn't the end of Super Smash Bros. as we know it. In the video below we look at both of these new characters as well...

News: Sony Hardware and Exclusives Dominate in Japanese Charts as Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Has a Decent Start

Sony Hardware and Exclusives Dominate in Japanese Charts as Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Has a Decent Start

Media Create serves up disappointing Wii U and 3DS results

It's Wednesday, so you know what that means - we're at the half way point of another gruelling week! Actually, it means Media Create Japanese chart results, though it could also mean the first thing; in truth, the results are rather grisly this time for Nintendo, but considering its strong...

News: Nintendo Outlines Future Plans for 3DS and Promises That "Several Strong Titles" are Planned

Nintendo Outlines Future Plans for 3DS and Promises That "Several Strong Titles" are Planned

Also aims to grow 'Kids and Female demographics'

When we looked over Nintendo's most recent financial results one set of statistics stood out among the relatively uneventful reports - the 3DS and New 3DS are struggling. That's only reinforced in the official translation of company President Tatsumi Kimishima's Presentation, which includes slides...

Weirdness: 8-Year-Old Writes Nintendo A Letter Of Apology For Getting His 3DS Wet

8-Year-Old Writes Nintendo A Letter Of Apology For Getting His 3DS Wet

A grim reminder to check your thermos cap

It's never too pleasant having to deal with customer service and sending something in to be repaired, but for one eight-year-old boy in Japan, the loss of his 3DS seems to have stirred up some surprising feelings of guilt instead of the usual impatience and annoyance. Imagine that! The young boy apparently...

News: LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Leaks Ahead Of Official Announcement

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Leaks Ahead Of Official Announcement

Coming to a Wii U or 3DS near you this June

Warner Bros recently mentioned that it had a huge announcement to make regarding "two of the world's most popular entertainment brands". Whatever plans the company may have had, the guys over at the Xbox Store have thrown a spanner in the works by accidentally revealing the game in question - and it...

News: Nine Nintendo Titles Pass One Million Sales For This Financial Year

Nine Nintendo Titles Pass One Million Sales For This Financial Year

The green and the evergreen

With Nintendo having shared its financial reports for Q3, therefore covering the first nine months of the financial year, we can get an idea of the year's notable successes, especially as these sales figures cover the all-important Holiday period. Overall Nintendo can point to nine of its games that have sold over one...

Feature: Five Key Details That May Emerge From Nintendo's Financial Reports and Briefings

Five Key Details That May Emerge From Nintendo's Financial Reports and Briefings

Mobile plans, release details and hints for the next generation

This week will bring Nintendo's Q3 financial results, a presentation briefing from company President Tatsumi Kimishima and a Q & A with investors. Now, that may not be very exciting on paper, but this particular set of results comes at an interesting point, as it'll be the first...