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News: Sorry Australia, You're Not Getting The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct

Sorry Australia, You're Not Getting The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct

Demand isn't there, apparently

Activision is launching The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct on the Wii U next month in North America and Europe, but sadly fans of the hit TV series who happen to live Down Under will just have to sit it out — or contemplate importing a copy of the European version — because the game won't be getting a release in...

News: Nintendo Rewarding Millionaire Coin Collectors In New Super Mario Bros. 2

Nintendo Rewarding Millionaire Coin Collectors In New Super Mario Bros. 2

Global coin total hits a staggering 500 billion

There's no denying that most of us have checked into therapy to overcome our coin collecting addiction in New Super Mario Bros. 2, and with the global coin total hitting an incredible 500 billion, Nintendo Australia has a reward for players who have become coin millionaires in the popular platformer...

Ninterview: Australian Retro Gamer

Australian Retro Gamer

Retro gaming from down under

The next subject in our Ninterview chair is a retro gaming fanatic from Down Under known as Australian Retro Gamer - or ausretrogamer, for short. We caught up with this internet phenomenon to quiz him on his love of all things retro and Nintendo. Nintendo Life: Who are you, and what do you do for a living? Australian...

News: Australian 3DS eShop Gets New Region Specific Section

Australian 3DS eShop Gets New Region Specific Section

Great news for homegrown indie developers

Australian gamers have a new way to find and support indie developers from their home country, as the 3DS eShop Down Under — and throughout Europe as the "Developed in Australia" shelf — has been given a region-specific section listing all aussie-made games. There are currently 14 titles available in...

News: Retro City Rampage Isn't Headed Down Under

Retro City Rampage Isn't Headed Down Under

"Ratings are expensive and time consuming", says developer

VBlank Entertainment has revealed that the WiiWare version of Retro City Rampage won't be released in Australia. Posting on Twitter, the developer cited the expensive process of age rating approval as the reason for the no-show. The Xbox Live Arcade and PSN versions are also impacted by the...

News: Wii U Set To Embark On Nationwide Tour Of Australia

Wii U Set To Embark On Nationwide Tour Of Australia

Party Down Under

Live in Australia? Didn't get to go to the EB Expo to play the Wii U earlier this year? Fear not, as Nintendo might be heading your way soon with some of the new consoles in tow. From the 5th of November, Wii U Experience Stores will be opened temporarily around Australia. Nintendo is currently advertising that Nintendo Land and...

News: Nintendo Australia Goes Release Date Crazy

Nintendo Australia Goes Release Date Crazy

Paper Mario dated, new 3DS XL bundle announced

Nintendo of Australia has today confirmed some details on upcoming 3DS games such as Paper Mario: Sticker Star, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, as well as a bunch of new downloadable games coming to the Nintendo eShop. Paper Mario: Sticker star will be available in Australia and New Zealand on the 8th of...

News: Charles Martinet Interviewed At Random During Security Breach

Charles Martinet Interviewed At Random During Security Breach

But they have no idea who he is

One of the many advantages of being a video game voice actor is that you can walk down the street without anyone giving you so much as a second look. However, when you're the voice actor of one of the most iconic characters in gaming, it's a different story altogether - which is why we were very surprised to see...

News: Behold The Ungodly Union Of The Wii U Pro Controller And SNES Pad

Behold The Ungodly Union Of The Wii U Pro Controller And SNES Pad

Fusion frenzy

Australian store EB Games has listed a new controller for the Wii U which boasts SNES-style controls. Dubbed the Wii U Controller - SNES version, the design appears to be based on the standard Wii U Pro Controller, but with an additional helping of controls slapped in the middle. Although the image posted looks legit, the price...

News: Zelda Symphony Heading To Australia

Zelda Symphony Heading To Australia

A Link To The South

Amazing news, Zelda fans: The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses will be heading to Australia next year to continue its world tour. You can purchase the tickets from Ticketmaster, which are available to buy from October 20th. Both shows are set to take place at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on Friday February 1st...

Feature: EB Expo 2012 Nintendo Booth Impressions

EB Expo 2012 Nintendo Booth Impressions

Get N or Get Out

As you may have noticed over the past few days, we have been posting our impressions of games that were available to play at the recent EB Expo. We've also got some impressions for you of Nintendo's impressive booth itself. Throughout the weekend, the line to get into the Nintendo booth was one of the longest. The line moved at a...

News: Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Release Date Confirmed For Australia

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Release Date Confirmed For Australia

On its way down under

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask was released as a launch title in Japan for 3DS on 25th February, and at a little over a year and a half old is finally being released in Europe on 26th October, arriving in North America on 28th October. Fear not, our Australian readers, as Nintendo has now lifted the lid on a release...

News: Nintendo Australia Brings Wii U to EB Games Expo 2012

Nintendo Australia Brings Wii U to EB Games Expo 2012

Nintendo, Ubisoft, THQ and SEGA join Warner Bros.

Following yesterday's reveal that Warner Bros. will be bringing the Wii U to the EB Expo in Sydney in just over a week, we have now learned that it's not the only publisher coming to the party. Nintendo of Australia has announced today that it will also introduce the Wii U to the Australian audience...

News: Wii U Will Be Playable At EB Expo 2012 In Sydney

Wii U Will Be Playable At EB Expo 2012 In Sydney

Warner Bros. Interactive showcasing their Wii U offerings

You may recall that we reported last week that the EB Expo - set in Sydney in just over a week's time - will feature Pokemon Black and White 2 as the only playable title on a Nintendo system. However, we've since received some wonderful news from Joel Graham, Warner Bros. Interactive...

News: EB Games Confirm Playable Titles at 2012 Aussie Expo

EB Games Confirm Playable Titles at 2012 Aussie Expo

Could Wii U make an appearance?

As some of you may or may not already know, EB Games will be hosting its second EB Expo in October this year in Sydney, Australia, where it will showcase many new and upcoming titles. Today, the company has confirmed a list of playable games for the event. Unfortunately, Nintendo have only confirmed Pokemon Black 2...