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Rumour: Nintendo Renaming The 3DS Page On Facebook

Nintendo Renaming The 3DS Page On Facebook

"Nintendo Handheld Gaming" looks set to replace it on 19th September

Nintendo is renaming the Nintendo 3DS Facebook page, according to an email sent from the social network to a selection of people who like the page. When Facebook pages change their names, an email is sent out by the social network to inform people of the change. Nintendo hasn't...

News: Devil Survivor 2 Hits Pre-Order Target to Confirm EU Release

Devil Survivor 2 Hits Pre-Order Target to Confirm EU Release

Additional pre-orders are now guaranteed

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 has had a rather odd route to release in Europe. Ghostlight picked up publishing duties for the DS title in Europe, but not before a 3DS port was confirmed for Japan. With time and effort invested in the DS original, Ghostlight has nevertheless persevered. Its path to...

News: HackYourConsole.com Goes Offline and Closes Pre-Orders

HackYourConsole.com Goes Offline and Closes Pre-Orders

Nintendo opened legal proceedings earlier this month

On 7th August Nintendo announced that it was opening legal proceedings against HackYourConsole.com, a subject that unsurprisingly caused plenty of debate and disagreement within the Nintendo Life community. The site had sold R4 cards and offered mods to Nintendo hardware for a good amount of time,...

News: More Than 1500 Cheaters Took Part in Pokémon's 2013 Global Showdown

More Than 1500 Cheaters Took Part in Pokémon's 2013 Global Showdown

Those monsters

Earlier in the Summer The Pokémon Company hosted the 2013 Global Showdown, a WiFi tournament for Pokémon Black and White 2, which some undoubtedly used for practice ahead of other tournaments. It was open to 50,000 competitors, but it's now been revealed that 1,558 of those that took part were cheaters, utilising smartphone apps to...

News: Former EA VP Named New President of n-Space

Former EA VP Named New President of n-Space

Takes place at head of longtime developer

Dan Tudge, a former vice-president and executive producer at Electronic Arts, has ranked up in title to become President of Orlando, Fla.-based independent developer n-Space. According to GamesIndustry International, the former president of n-Space, co-founder Dan O’Leary, is now the company’s CEO...

Review: Art Academy: SketchPad (Wii U eShop)

Art Academy: SketchPad (Wii U eShop)

A masterpiece or sketchy at best?

One of the most fascinating things about Miiverse is how Nintendo is paying such close attention to it. Not just in the sense that it is regularly updating it, but rather the company is actually listening to what its consumers are saying on the platform. It's remarkably unusual for a company that until now had been...

News: Nintendo Now Selling Refurbished SD Cards and 3DS XL Consoles

Nintendo Now Selling Refurbished SD Cards and 3DS XL Consoles

Original 3DS and DSi XL models are also available

Earlier this year Nintendo announced it was selling authentic refurbished products on its official website in North America, stating the systems are the only refurbished products on the market that have been cleaned, tested and inspected to meet the company's high standards. At the time, Nintendo...

Review: Smurfs 2 (DS)

Smurfs 2 (DS)

To Smurf, or not to Smurf?

Recently we got a little down and smurfy with our review of The Smurfs 2 for the Wii U, and now, we’ve set our focus on the DS version which offers a completely different gameplay experience, despite sharing the same title. Where the former offered up uneventful platforming that should only appeal to novice players or...

News: Devil Survivor 2 European Pre-Order Threshold and Details Outlined by Ghostlight

Devil Survivor 2 European Pre-Order Threshold and Details Outlined by Ghostlight

1800 pre-orders needed for release

DS title Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 has been available in North America — published by Atlus — for well over a year now, yet it's taken time for a publisher to successfully pick up the reins in Europe. Ghostlight has stepped in, but successfully selling a DS game is increasingly difficult in the...

News: SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge Confirmed For Wii U, Wii, 3DS And DS

SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge Confirmed For Wii U, Wii, 3DS And DS

Five player co-op will feature on the Wii U version

Activision and Nickelodeon have announced everyone's favourite water-absorbing sea creature will be starring in a new game later this year known as SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge. The game will be released on Wii U, Wii, 3DS and DS - as well as other platforms - and is being...

News: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes To Feature Stan Lee as a Playable Character

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes To Feature Stan Lee as a Playable Character

And lots of others, naturally

In the coming months we're going to see an epic face-off, of sorts. Nope, we're not talking about the Wii U vs Xbox One vs PS4, or even 3DS vs anything with a small-ish screen, but a battle between superheroes for the public's affections. Yep, we have Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure coming to the Wii U...

News: Ghostlight Will Open Pre-Orders For Devil Survivor 2 Next Week

Ghostlight Will Open Pre-Orders For Devil Survivor 2 Next Week

Europe finally gets the chance to play it

Last week Ghostlight revealed it would be giving Europeans the chance to get hold of Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 by pre-ordering the game from its online store. However, the publisher will only release the DS title should it receive enough requests. Well, the chance to reserve a copy will start...

News: Ghostlight Hatches A New Plot To Bring Devil Survivor 2 To Europe

Ghostlight Hatches A New Plot To Bring Devil Survivor 2 To Europe

A cunning plan

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 was released in the US well over a year ago now and poor old Europe has yet to have the game grace its presence. It appears that day may not be too far off, as UK-based publisher Ghostlight has devised a scheme to finally bring the DS game to European shores. Essentially, it's playing it very...

News: Nintendo Wins Another Court Battle with R4 Cartridge Manufacturers

Nintendo Wins Another Court Battle with R4 Cartridge Manufacturers

Nintendo and others to be paid nearly $1 million in damages

The DS family of systems has long since been replaced by the 3DS, but almost as an ironic tribute to the slowly grinding gears of legal systems, Nintendo and around fifty other companies have just been awarded nearly $1 million in damages; this will be paid by two R4 device sellers based in...

Poll: How Important is Dual / Second Screen Gaming?

How Important is Dual / Second Screen Gaming?

A major part of Nintendo's strategy

Yesterday brought us some interesting comments from Ubisoft Managing Director Nicolas Rioux, who spoke about the potential prominence of "second screen" gaming, even going so far as to praise the Wii U as an innovative first step. As we observed in that article, it'd be a nasty piece of irony if technical...