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Nintendo Download: 24th September (Europe)

24th September (Europe)

Skylanders! Extreme Exorcism! Nova-111! More stuff!

It's the start of another week, which means its time to bask in the joy of more Nintendo Download Update details for Europe. There are quite a few promising releases on the way for both Wii U and 3DS, including a major retail arrival and enticing download-only games; some rather good titles also...

News: Don't Count Nintendo Out, Says Former Xbox Boss Robbie Bach

Don't Count Nintendo Out, Says Former Xbox Boss Robbie Bach

"Nintendo - with great respect - is a toy company, and always has been"

With the Wii U look set to sell less units that the GameCube and the 3DS falling short of the commercial performance of its immediate predecessor the DS, many industry analysts have characterised Nintendo as a company in decline. However, former Xbox boss Robbie Bach - who spent...

Nintendo Life Weekly: Star Fox Zero Delayed Until 2016

Star Fox Zero Delayed Until 2016

"Oh man, I'm gonna have to back off"

Is it a struggle to keep up with all the news racing around the Nintendosphere lately? Well fret not, we've once again done our utmost to cobble together the cream of the Nintendo crop and present it to you in mouth-watering video format. The sad news of Star Fox Zero's delay is bound to have disappointed many...

News: Xenoblade Chronicles and Fire Emblem Characters Join Project X Zone 2 Cast

Xenoblade Chronicles and Fire Emblem Characters Join Project X Zone 2 Cast

This just got serious...

Project X Zone 2 may have slipped into an early 2016 release in the West, but there's exciting news that should help build more interest among Nintendo fans. Characters from Nintendo-exclusive games are joining the diverse cast which already encompasses Bandai Namco, SEGA and Capcom IPs. The two games / franchises being...

Video: Take A Look At How Monster Hunter Stories Is Shaping Up On 3DS

Take A Look At How Monster Hunter Stories Is Shaping Up On 3DS

Beautiful monster

The Tokyo Game Show is in full swing and lots of upcoming games are being shown for the first time on the show floor. One of these which is of great interest to us is Capcom's Monster Hunter Stories, a spin-off game with a very different art style to the classic Monster Hunter series which we know and love. In this official...

Video: New Hyrule Warriors Legends Trailer Shows Off Toon Link And Tetra, Confirms Japanese Launch Date

New Hyrule Warriors Legends Trailer Shows Off Toon Link And Tetra, Confirms Japanese Launch Date

The King of Hyrule is also coming along for the ride

A new trailer has emerged for the forthcoming 3DS port of the popular Wii U title Hyrule Warriors. This new Hyrule Warriors Legends clip shows Toon Link and Tetra - both taken from Wind Waker - as well as the King of Hyrule. It also gives a Japanese release date of January 21st, 2016. The...

News: Capcom Announces Anime Adaptations Of Monster Hunter Stories And Ace Attorney 

Capcom Announces Anime Adaptations Of Monster Hunter Stories And Ace Attorney 

New trailers for both games, as well

Capcom has used this year's Tokyo Game Show to announce anime adaptations of its Monster Hunter and Ace Attorney franchises. Monster Hunter Stories - the forthcoming 3DS spin-off - is getting its own companion series on Fuji TV. The Ace Attorney adaptation is coming in April next year and is based on the new...

News: Super Mario Maker Tops The Charts In Japan, Causes Wii U Sales To Double

Super Mario Maker Tops The Charts In Japan, Causes Wii U Sales To Double

Almost 140,000 copies sold, additional 10,000 consoles shifted

Super Mario Maker has made its début in Japan and has claimed the top spot in this week's Media Create Sales charts. The DIY platformer has sold 138,242 copies in its first week on sale. In second place is Capcom's 3DS exclusive Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX, which...

News: Nintendo Publishing Story of Seasons in Europe, Due Q1 2016

Nintendo Publishing Story of Seasons in Europe, Due Q1 2016

Marvelous news!

We quite liked Marvelous' Story of Seasons when we reviewed it earlier this year. Our resident farming simulation expert Ron DelVillano said: "the charming characters and satisfying gameplay make this a game worth any Harvest Moon fan's time. If you're looking to start a relaxing new virtual life full of charm and charisma, look no...

Video: Get Into the Anniversary Spirit With This Retro Mario 3DS HOME Theme

Get Into the Anniversary Spirit With This Retro Mario 3DS HOME Theme

Yes please, Nintendo

The 3DS HOME Theme shop in Japan has plenty of additions every week, a number of which will never make it to the West. Some feature boy and girl bands, amazingly, while others are for titles that haven't been localised yet, but can sure be pretty to look at. This is an example that we think will make it to the West though, as...

Mario History: Super Mario 3D Land - 2011

Super Mario 3D Land - 2011

Literally 3D Mario

In this series of articles we'll write about one or more Mario games per day, each representing a different year as part of our Super Mario 30th Anniversary celebrations. Super Mario 3D Land wasn't the first 3D Mario to grace a Nintendo portable - that honour goes to Super Mario 64 DS - but it was the first original game of its...

News: Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Update to Bring Online Sharing in Japan

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Update to Bring Online Sharing in Japan

Will likely be there day one in the West

Animal Crossing: New Leaf had rather decent online features for sharing and visiting towns, which certainly added to its allure. Having been on the Japanese market for a short while, it seems that Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer will be following suit and improving its online features. There'll be a...

News: Dragon Quest VIII and 3DS Overtaken by Metal Gear Solid V and PS4 in Japan

Dragon Quest VIII and 3DS Overtaken by Metal Gear Solid V and PS4 in Japan

VIII is not greater than V, after all

It's Japanese Media Create chart results time again, and after a sustained spell of ruling the roost the 3DS and its games take a backseat this week, though that was always on the cards. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Hideo Kojima's final entry in the series and with Konami, has naturally taken the two...

News: Watch Chibi-Robo! Running Around In His Mario Costume In The Latest Zip Lash Gameplay Trailer

Watch Chibi-Robo! Running Around In His Mario Costume In The Latest Zip Lash Gameplay Trailer

The Chibi-House is almost ready for departure sir!

As the release of Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash for 3DS draws ever closer Nintendo has been releasing new snippets of information about the game, along with the recent gameplay trailer below. In the trailer we can see a snippet of Chibi-Robo! running around in a Mario costume, which we can only assume is...

News: Sega Fans Rejoice, Segata Sanshiro Is Resurrected In Project X Zone 2

Sega Fans Rejoice, Segata Sanshiro Is Resurrected In Project X Zone 2

Along with Captain Commando, June Lin Milliam and Heihachi Mishima

The latest issue of Famitsu has revealed some new additions to the Project X Zone 2 roster, and there's one newcomer who will be familiar to hardcore Sega fans. Segata Sanshiro - played by Kamen Rider star Hiroshi Fujioka - was a fictional spokesperson for Sega during the Saturn era...