Christmas News

Weirdness: UK Store GAME Creates Christmas Dinner In A Can

UK Store GAME Creates Christmas Dinner In A Can

9 layers of festive food – including turkey and Christmas puddling

We apologise if you've just eaten something prior to reading this particular news story, as the following information may cause you to involuntarily bring up your previously consumed meal — you have been warned. It has been revealed today that UK video game retailer GAME has...

Review: Christmas Wonderland 3 (3DS eShop)

Christmas Wonderland 3 (3DS eShop)

Another name on the naughty list

It was a cold night, and the gentle snow was just beginning to fall. All throughout Nintendo Life HQ there was evidence of good cheer. After all, Christmas was coming! Martin and Morgan were decorating the tree, newcomer Liam was introducing the team to his home-made eggnog, and Ron was entertaining the children by...

News: The Nintendo 64 Kids Recall The Christmas When Santa Knocked It Out Of The Park

The Nintendo 64 Kids Recall The Christmas When Santa Knocked It Out Of The Park

They're all grown up now, though

When 9-year-old Brandon Kuzma ripped open the wrapping paper on his N64 console way back in 1998, little did he know that his infamous reaction would become an internet sensation a few years later. The video recording of the most epic of all unboxings has been viewed over 17 million times on YouTube, and has...

News: Merry Christmas From All At Nintendo Life

Merry Christmas From All At Nintendo Life

Best wishes for the festive season

On the one day of the year when it's socially acceptable to consume your body weight in mince pies, sit in front of the TV all day long and drink copious amounts of mulled wine (or a non-alcoholic alternative), we wanted to wish you a very Merry Christmas from everyone here at Nintendo Life. Hopefully you got what...

Talking Point: Your Nintendo Christmas Presents

Your Nintendo Christmas Presents

What was in your stocking?

By now you've unwrapped (and probably discarded most of) your Christmas presents and digested your Christmas meal. It's time to talk what you got this year. No, we don't mean the Christmas meal: tell us about your Nintendo Christmas presents. Was Satoru Claus good to you this year? Drop us a comment below and let us know...

News: Join Our Mario Kart 7 Communities for Festive Fun!

Join Our Mario Kart 7 Communities for Festive Fun!

Show us some skill

If you're one of the many thousands unwrapping a 3DS console and/or Mario Kart 7, you probably want to try out its really rather good online modes. We've put together not one, not two, but three official Nintendo Life racing communities for you to take part in. Here's how to get involved: Load up Mario Kart 7 Install the Mario...

Feature: Staff Memories of Nintendo at Christmas

Staff Memories of Nintendo at Christmas

Merry Christmas, one and all

Christmas has arrived, the festive period of giving and generosity, and also a time when loved ones shower each other with thoughtful gifts. For many gamers it's a holiday full of nostalgia and memories of shiny new consoles, games and fun with the family. We couldn't let this holiday pass without sharing some of our...

News: Merry Christmas from Nintendo Life!

Merry Christmas from Nintendo Life!

'tis the season!

It's Christmas — a season of goodwill and peace to all men. A time when we take some well-deserved time off to catch up with family and friends, stuff our faces with food and do a huge amount of gaming. To celebrate this awesome time of year we have a special treat. Nintendo gamers know the legendary Nintendo 64 kid, but while...

Talking Point: Why Is It So Hard to Make a Good Christmas Game?

Why Is It So Hard to Make a Good Christmas Game?

Coal in the stocking

Merry Christmas, everyone! It's that magical time of year again, a time for all of us to indulge in Christmas movies, Christmas music, Christmas TV specials and Christmas video games! Alright, we admit... not so much the last one. But that poses an interesting question: why not? Christmas-themed video games have been around for...

News: WarioWare Takes Christmas Movies and Makes Them Better

WarioWare Takes Christmas Movies and Makes Them Better

Much better

We kicked off the year by reliving 2010's biggest news stories through the wonder of WarioWare D.I.Y., and as we approach the most magical day of the calendar the talented NGamer crew have put together a WarioWare rendition of some of your favourite Christmas movies. The video below puts favourites such as Miracle on 34th Street, Home...

Talking Point: Your Nintendo Christmas Presents

Your Nintendo Christmas Presents

Celebrate the gift of giving

If Father Christmas brought you everything you asked for this year, then a) you're very lucky and b) you probably want to crow about it here. That's why we've opened up the comments for you to brag, boast and bray about your Nintendo-related Christmas presents. Whether you got the DSi XL you've been asking for, that...

Talking Point: Your Favourite Nintendo Christmas Memories

Your Favourite Nintendo Christmas Memories

Gather round, gather round

For many gamers, Nintendo is as big a part of Christmas as tinsel, turkey and too-tight trousers, the company's magic helping to make the festive season just a little more joyful. With that in mind, we want to hear from you, our beloved Nintendo Life readers, about your favourite Nintendo Christmas memories. Perhaps it was...

News: Jedward: The New Face Of Nintendo UK

Jedward: The New Face Of Nintendo UK

Irish twins bag a £250,000 advertising deal

Nintendo UK has reportedly signed Irish pop duo Jedward to be the face of their upcoming Christmas advertising campaign. The X-Factor twins will apparently be filming a series of adverts and promos next week for Nintendo Wii and DSi which will net them a cool £250,000. A source close to them reports: The twins are pulling in £30k every time they turn..

News: Merry Christmas from Nintendo Life

Merry Christmas from Nintendo Life

A festive treat for our loyal readers, in which a young boy gets a Wii from Santa

Picture the scene: it’s Christmas morning and you’ve sat through the socks and questionable knitwear from your granny and mastered the “oh thanks, that’s great” response. It’s been worth it though, because next up is the family gift… It takes a couple of seconds for the enormity of the gift to sink in,..

News: Mike Tyson Tops Nintendo-tastic Tree

Mike Tyson Tops Nintendo-tastic Tree

Punch Out's Tyson is the crowning glory of this brilliantly decorated Christmas tree

This gaming-themed Christmas tree features plenty of beloved characters from the world of Nintendo including Birdo, Mario, Peach, Goomba and Link. The crowning glory however is Mike Tyson as perhaps the least fairy-like fairy possible! Surely there are better options for your festive tree-topper? Navi, Zelda, Peach..