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Feature: Monster Hunting with Kerry: Kechawacha – That's A Name, Not A Sneeze

Monster Hunting with Kerry: Kechawacha – That's A Name, Not A Sneeze

Drinking potions like they're going out of style

With the recent announcement of both Monster Hunter 4G and a confirmed Western release in 2015, the self-titled "Greatest Editors In The World" have stuffed me back in my cupboard, denying me anything not directly related to creating Monster Hunter articles for you lovely people. I've been promised...

News: Rune Factory 4 in Short Supply in North America

Rune Factory 4 in Short Supply in North America

XSEED cites an unexpected crop of sales

Fantasy-farmer Rune Factory 4 has been harder to find at retail in North America lately. Publisher XSEED Games, via its Facebook page, has blamed the shortage on the fact that, you know, people want to buy the game; more shipments should be on the way: We've received quite a few inquiries asking about Rune...

Feature: Your Guide Through Dragon Quest Monsters 2

Your Guide Through Dragon Quest Monsters 2

The adventure starts here!

We know there are a lot of Nintendo Life readers who’d love to get their hands on Dragon Quest Monsters 2 but can’t, either because of Nintendo's ongoing region-locking policy or simply due to the language barrier. So we’re hoping to give you the next best thing – a front-row seat on Kerry’s run through the...

News: Nintendo Scoops Two Awards at D.I.C.E

Nintendo Scoops Two Awards at D.I.C.E

Well, it's better than none

Earlier this year we reported that Nintendo games had picked up multiple nomination in the D.I.C.E Awards, which act as the closing event of the summit with the same name — it stands for Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain. In total five Nintendo games were nominated across seven different categories; the awards...

News: Sonic Lost World Sales Reached 640,000 in 2013

Sonic Lost World Sales Reached 640,000 in 2013

In just over two months

Sonic Lost World was one of a small batch of major Holiday season releases to push the Wii U in the retail market, though the Nintendo-exclusive title was also available on the 3DS. Both games were different experiences — as is likely to also be the case with Sonic Boom and its separate development teams — and Sega...

News: Sega Has "No Plans" To Release Sonic Boom In Japan, Sonic Team Will Continue To Work On The Franchise

Sega Has "No Plans" To Release Sonic Boom In Japan, Sonic Team Will Continue To Work On The Franchise

Sonic veteran Takashi Iizuka speaks out

Sonic Boom is the big news in the world of Nintendo at the moment, with Sega's new plan of attack covering TV, toys and games — the latter of which will be exclusive to Wii U and 3DS. Thrusting its most prized possession into the hands of a western developers is risky, and Sega's move has had many fans...

News: Big Red Button's Bob Rafei Spills More Details On Sonic Boom For Wii U And 3DS

Big Red Button's Bob Rafei Spills More Details On Sonic Boom For Wii U And 3DS

Reveals Sonic Team is involved and explains THOSE new character designs

Yesterday's news that Sega's next Sonic title would be a cross-media extravaganza complete with re-imagined characters, CGI cartoon series and Nintendo-exclusive video game outings sent the web into overdrive, with the reaction from fans ranging from delighted to highly...

News: Mother Brain Revealed As An Enormous Super Smash Bros. Assist Trophy

Mother Brain Revealed As An Enormous Super Smash Bros. Assist Trophy

Mother NO!

If Samus in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. is ultimately going to be heavily influenced by the design from Metroid: Other M, then perhaps she'll be less the silent and deadly hunter from the Metroid Prime Trilogy and more prone to flashbacks, fearing the past and generally being full of angst. The latest assist trophy may, then, send our...

News: Atlus Introduces Chlotz from Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars

Atlus Introduces Chlotz from Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars

Even God's gift still needs a best friend

In a recent press release, Atlus has revealed several new screens for Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars as well as an in-depth description of Chlotz, the main character's best friend and younger brother of Chloe (the redheaded super genius heroine). Take a look at Atlus' complete description of...

Video: Slime Fighting And Pie Stealing Abound In The First 30 Minutes of Dragon Quest Monsters 2

Slime Fighting And Pie Stealing Abound In The First 30 Minutes of Dragon Quest Monsters 2

Half an hour of RPG action awaits you

We've had a look at Square Enix's 3DS remake of the Game Boy Color RPG before, but now the wait is finally over — the title has launched in Japan and gamers lucky enough to be equipped with a Japanese 3DS can at last enjoy this Slime-filled RPG. In case you were wondering, we're lucky enough. We've played the...

News: 3DS XL Owners Rejoice! Power-Up Pouches Arrive on Club Nintendo

3DS XL Owners Rejoice! Power-Up Pouches Arrive on Club Nintendo

They're powered up and stuff

Occasionally we post on new additions to the respective Club Nintendo catalogues in different regions, because as loyal gamers that spend a lot of money we like to get the odd "free" treat. Nintendo of Europe is the latest to offer you some bang for your stars, adding "3DS XL Power-Up Pouches" on its Club Nintendo page;...

News: Nintendo Releases a Quirky YouTube Campaign for Bravely Default

Nintendo Releases a Quirky YouTube Campaign for Bravely Default

You decide...

Bravely Default arrives on the 3DS this week, on 7th February to be precise, and that release means that Nintendo gamers all around the world will have had a chance to dive into the Square Enix RPG. Nintendo of America has been pushing the message with a variety of videos to promote the game, and the latest is the quirkiest to date...

News: Pokémon Bank Goes Live in North America

Pokémon Bank Goes Live in North America

Now everyone's happy

After its European release delighted fans earlier this week and left gamers in North America looking on enviously, the good news is that Pokémon Bank is now live in the region. That means the Pokémon X & Y online storage service is now available — through the 3DS eShop — in all major territories around the world...

News: Nintendo Confirms Unlockable Treats in the Upcoming Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Nintendo Confirms Unlockable Treats in the Upcoming Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Check out the new teaser trailer inside

The Professor Layton and Ace Attorney franchises are two of the most iconic Nintendo handheld series of recent times, so it's no surprise that there's a fair amount of anticipation for the Western release of Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney on the 3DS. The combined work of Level-5 and Capcom...

News: Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Curtain Call Gets A Japanese Release Date

Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Curtain Call Gets A Japanese Release Date

There's a limited edition 3DS, too!

We've had a look at Curtain Call's demo before, but now Japanese gamers finally have a release date to impatiently wait for, too: the 24th of April, to be precise. The retail version of the game will cost 5800 Yen before tax (£35 / €42 / $57 USD), with the download copy a bit cheaper at 4444 Yen (£27 / €32...

News: The Pokémon Company Redesigns Its Official Website

The Pokémon Company Redesigns Its Official Website

A new look for the New Year

As a juggernaut in the gaming industry, many companies and franchises tend to create and manage a website in order to organize information for consumers, such as trailers as well as promote their product. Advancements in technology in relation to web browsing requires companies to update and critique their websites to...