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News: Report: Monster Hunter Tri Event Australia

Report: Monster Hunter Tri Event Australia

Fun, rumours and food abound!

We were lucky enough to score a visit to Nintendo Australia's launch of Monster Hunter Tri on Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour. While there, we got a chance to play the new game, eat lots of food, and hear a few interesting things come up in conversation, none of which is to be taken as official, and currently only to be taken as rumour of course. We were greeted..

News: Its-a Me! Fungus Mario!

Its-a Me! Fungus Mario!

Japanese researchers recreate Mario in a petri dish.

Evidentally, Japanese science folk at nanobiological laboratories of the University of Osaka got bored whilst solving real problems and decided to do something significantly more light-hearted to cheer us all up. Here we present Fungus Mario in all his fluorescent glory! Those Osaka University boffins achieved this stunning effect by engineering..

News: Crystal Mario Surfaces Down Under

Crystal Mario Surfaces Down Under

Melbournians, show your NSMB Wii chops to win!

The Nintendo Experience, EB Games of Swanston St, Melbourne are hosting the only launch event for New Super Mario Bros. Wii in Australia. From 9pm onwards on November 11th, everyone is invited to join in on the fun and have a chance to play the game with others before taking their own purchased copy home. They'll also be hosting competitions with the..

News: Celebrate Halloween With Nintendo Life's Exclusive 8-Bit Decorations!

Celebrate Halloween With Nintendo Life's Exclusive 8-Bit Decorations!

Print 'em, cut 'em out and scare the retro crap out of everyone.

Ah, Halloween, the one day of the year where little kids are encouraged to defy all parental advice and take candy from strangers. It's so close you can almost feel the post-holiday sugar hangover. Are you excited? Nintendo Life is pretty excited, and that's not just the sugar talking. We all got so excited that we teamed up with our..

News: Epic Mickey Is Exclusive To Wii

Epic Mickey Is Exclusive To Wii

Game Informer spills a few beans

It sure is a good time to be a Disney and Nintendo fan. Not only do DS gamers now have their hands on a new Kingdom Hearts game, Wii owners will be getting in on a new House of Mouse exclusive: Epic Mickey. Not much has been known about this secret Junction Studios project other than it is said to be steampunk-influenced. Based on the latest issue of GameInformer..

News: Left 4 Dead Map Infects Mushroom Kingdom

Left 4 Dead Map Infects Mushroom Kingdom

You gotta shoot 'em in the head

Has the Mushroom Kingdom ever really been a happy place? Seems every time we visit the castle is under siege, the princess is kidnapped and a Brooklyn plumber goes on a killing spree. The old kingdom looks like it's going to be in for another bumpy ride as, what else, zombies are preparing to muck up the post-apocalyptic place via the fan-made campaign Mushroom..

News: Aardman Studios Teams With Nintendo For A Dozen Flipnotes

Aardman Studios Teams With Nintendo For A Dozen Flipnotes

The house that Wallace and Gromit built go DSi

In a pretty smart marketing move on Nintendo's part, Oscar-winning animation house Aardman Animations is set to create twelve Flipnote Studio toons for the weeks leading up to Christmas. Tim Ruffle, one of Aardman's animators, will be the one behind the stylus. The first of these Flipnote shorts, "The Sandwich Twins," will premiere Wednesday,..

News: Phazon Suit Samus Figurine Lights Up Your Life

Phazon Suit Samus Figurine Lights Up Your Life

Hand-painted figurines getting a limited run.

Looking for what is possibly the coolest Metroid nightlight ever forged by the hands of man? First 4 Figures would like your attention for a moment. Pulling inspiration from the latter act of Metroid Prime, the elaborate figurine company's latest concoction is a hand-painted Phazon Suit Samus, standing...

News: Alien Hominid Joins The Meat Team

Alien Hominid Joins The Meat Team

More indie lovin' for WiiWare platformer

Super Meat Boy has quite the posse. Tim, from XBLA's Braid, was the first to fly their meat freak flag. Bit.Trip Beat's Commander Video then donned the colors, and now a fellow Newgrounds compatriot has joined the ever-growing army of meat fans: Alien Hominid. Score one for, well, everyone! SMB is expected to feature between 12-14 characters from other indie..