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News: This GoldenEye 007 Wristwatch Is For Your Eyes Only

This GoldenEye 007 Wristwatch Is For Your Eyes Only

Fit for Commander Bond himself

N64 classic GoldenEye 007 is responsible for stealing away countless hours of our time here at the Nintendo Life office — we still crack out the dusty old console from time to time to indulge in a spot of remote mine-related tomfoolery. Bearing that in mind, you can imagine how pleased we were to see that some...

News: Pre-Orders Open for Mega Man Anniversary Statue

Pre-Orders Open for Mega Man Anniversary Statue

Limited to 1,000 worldwide

Mega Man’s silver anniversary rolls along with a special edition commemorative piece up for grabs. Pre-orders have started for the Mega Man 25th Anniversary Statue at the Capcom Store. Made of solid resin and standing nearly 10 inches tall, the piece features both Mega Man and Mega Man X in action. The statue is going...

News: Classic Game Boy Mega Man Titles Coming To 3DS Virtual Console

Classic Game Boy Mega Man Titles Coming To 3DS Virtual Console

Celebrating that 25th anniversary in style

Nintendo decided to casually drop EarthBound on the Wii U Virtual Console earlier today, ending the years upon years of waiting for North American and European gamers. Well, it seems the 3DS Virtual Console is also basking in the glow of some good news, as Capcom has revealed the Game Boy adaptations of...

Weirdness: This Animal Crossing Rap is Rather Cool

This Animal Crossing Rap is Rather Cool

A to the C to the New Leaf (or something)

So Animal Crossing: New Leaf represents quite an achievement for Nintendo, as gamers ranging from young children to grisly old cynics are all running their towns and having fun while doing it. It's magical indeed when a game as whimsical as this captures such a wide audience, and if Nintendo could bottle...

News: Prima Games Offering Collector's Treasure Chest of Zelda Game Guides and Goodies

Prima Games Offering Collector's Treasure Chest of Zelda Game Guides and Goodies

We've struck gold

Are you a fan of collecting strategy guides? If you are, then you best start collecting those rupees now, as Prima Games has unleashed The Legend of Zelda Box Set, which includes Official Guides for previous titles in the series. Enclosed in a treasure chest similar to those that we've all encountered on countless occasions in our...

News: This Zelda Art Collection is Gorgeous

This Zelda Art Collection is Gorgeous

And mind-boggling in its range

Of all of Nintendo's franchises, we think a good number will agree that The Legend of Zelda is the series with the most substantial and memorable lore and gaming culture. Mario is a huge seller, while brands such as Metroid have hugely enthusiastic fanbases, but the environments and characters in The Legend of Zelda...

Weirdness: Level-5 Flies Straight With its Favourite Character Poll Wallpaper

Level-5 Flies Straight With its Favourite Character Poll Wallpaper

Well played

A little while ago we shared the peculiar news that a load of online pranksters had voted for the Aero Porter plane as their 'favourite' Level-5 character. It was a poll to celebrate the company's 15th anniversary, and pleas for the vote to be taken seriously were clearly ignored — we feel confident saying that these were pranksters,...

News: Register Shin Megami Tensei IV and Fire Emblem: Awakening and Receive $30 eShop Credit

Register Shin Megami Tensei IV and Fire Emblem: Awakening and Receive $30 eShop Credit

Nintendo and Atlus combine to offer North Americans a great deal

It was rumoured yesterday that Club Nintendo would start a promotion this month in North America that would see 3DS owners receive some extra eShop credit should they register two specific 3DS titles. Well, that deal has today been confirmed and the extra credit totals a very...

Video: Kapp'n Songs From Animal Crossing: New Leaf Have Never Sounded So Good

Kapp'n Songs From Animal Crossing: New Leaf Have Never Sounded So Good

misterrandell, we salute you

Animal Crossing: New Leaf had quite an impact when it launched, occupying plenty of gamers and their social network timelines for days on end. For some it's still occupying a lot of their time, because that's what Animal Crossing does. Naturally there are various fans doing their own tributes to the game and its...

News: An Epic Mega Man Art Book is Coming to North America

An Epic Mega Man Art Book is Coming to North America

It only has 432 pages...

As we all know by now, Capcom has been sanctioning various celebratory products for Mega Man's 25th Anniversary. It may have been saving the best non-game product for late in the day, however, as Udon Entertainment has given more details on the brand new official series art book — MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official...

Video: These Japanese Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Trailers Are a Sight to Behold

These Japanese Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Trailers Are a Sight to Behold

See a real life Luigi ball. No, really

At the weekend we shared the latest Nintendo UK trailer for Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, which gave plenty of hints at the humour and quirky gameplay sequences that we can look forward to. With that said, when it comes to Nintendo games we're not sure the message is made any clearer than in Japanese trailers,...

News: Treat Your Ears to This Awesome K.K. and Friends Animal Crossing Album

Treat Your Ears to This Awesome K.K. and Friends Animal Crossing Album

An alternative soundtrack for your town

With Animal Crossing: New Leaf currently the game of choice for many, it's pretty hard to get enough of the utterly charming franchise. Who thought that living in a town with talking animals and carrying out manual labour for a fictional currency would be fun? Nintendo did, and it was right. An important part...

News: A Study Suggests the Wii Could be Used to Improve the Balance of Parkinson's Sufferers

A Study Suggests the Wii Could be Used to Improve the Balance of Parkinson's Sufferers

Could reduce fall risks as part of exercise routine

We know the Wii brand has often been promoted to push activity and fitness, but a preliminary study reported in Medpage Today suggests that Wii games, and specifically the Balance Board, can play a role in strengthening the balance of Parkinson’s patients. According to the report, the “use of...

Video: Reggie Shows Off Wii U to Jimmy Fallon, Hilarity Ensues

Reggie Shows Off Wii U to Jimmy Fallon, Hilarity Ensues

COME ON!!! BANG BANG!!!

It's been video game week on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show, with various executives making an appearance and various game-related shenanigans, including an awesome Mario rap by The Roots. Wrapping up the week, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime made his customary appearance to show off the Wii U. Rather...

Weirdness: The Wacky World of Nintendo at E3 2013

The Wacky World of Nintendo at E3 2013

The Villager is a homicidal sociopath, apparently

With another E3 coming to an end, we've once again seen Nintendo produce some quirky moments. It must be one of the few multi-billion dollar corporations with executives willing to pose in somewhat bizarre setups, either in front of the obligatory over-sized props or, on occasion, playing a bit of...

Weirdness: Luigi Joins the Nintendo Bosses as They Arrive at E3

Luigi Joins the Nintendo Bosses as They Arrive at E3

Jeez, the green one's everywhere right now

Before last year's E3 kicked off Satoru Iwata, Shigeru Miyamoto and Reggie Fils-Aime posed for a picture as they arrived in LA, forming a real-life triforce, perhaps. The three have once again arrived in the city and emerged from a large black people-carrier — is this now becoming a tradition? — but...