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News: New Pokémon Nintendo Direct Appearing On 8th January

New Pokémon Nintendo Direct Appearing On 8th January

Pokéballs on the ready

Last weekend we reported that Game Freak had promised new Pokémon information on the 8th January. Looks like the big announcement is set to be released, as both Nintendo of Europe and Nintendo of America have revealed via Twitter that a special Nintendo Direct focusing on Pokémon news will be hosted by Nintendo President...

Nintendo Download: 3rd January 2013 (Europe)

3rd January 2013 (Europe)

Ghosts 'n stuff, tanks, crystals and vampires

As 2013 slowly cranks into gear, Nintendo of Europe has released details of what Europeans can expect in this week's download update. It's another week with no additions on the Wii U eShop, but the 3DS, DSi and Wii equivalents all have some content to consider. Is any of it going to get your year started...

Nintendo Download: 27th December 2012 (Europe)

27th December 2012 (Europe)

Mario returns, chess galore and heroes of the world

Most of the world is currently in a vague fuzz of lazy relaxation, but not the download team at Nintendo. It's the usual update, this time incorporating every system with the exception of Wii U, so barring a surprise a certain pinball series isn't going to make it to the new system this year...

News: Retro City Rampage Looks Set For A January Release on WiiWare

Retro City Rampage Looks Set For A January Release on WiiWare

Don't worry, it'll arrive... eventually

It seems like forever and an age since Retro City Rampage was announced for the Wii Shop Channel - the title has had a delay or two since then. We reported earlier this month that an updated version of the 8-bit action-adventure game would be heading to Europe and North America 'soon', but no specific date was...

Nintendo Download: 13th December 2012 (Europe)

13th December 2012 (Europe)

Details updated: crimson battling, a hydroventure and a wizard defence

This week's European update has swooped in via YouTube, with both handhelds accounted for while the home consoles are neglected. Two 3DS eShop releases can be classified as "highly anticipated", while the DSiWare title is more along the lines of "hm, never heard of it". You can...

News: GoldenEye 007 Developer Closes Its Doors

GoldenEye 007 Developer Closes Its Doors

Eurocom Ceases Trading After 25 Years

A few weeks back Eurocom - the developer behind Goldeneye 007 on Wii - announced a large number of redundancies, cutting 200 staff down to 50 in an attempt to restructure the company. However it has been revealed that the measures were unsuccessful and the studio will be closing its doors for good, with the...

News: Fractured Soul Locked In For 10th January Release In Europe

Fractured Soul Locked In For 10th January Release In Europe

3DS eShop action title also getting free demo in North America tomorrow

Australian developer Endgame Studios has confirmed exclusively to Nintendo Life that its 3DS eShop action title Fractured Soul will launch in Europe, Australia and New Zealand on 10th January, 2013. Endgame also confirmed the release of a North American demo, which we reported...

News: Scribblenauts Unlimited And SiNG Party Arrive in Europe Early 2013

Scribblenauts Unlimited And SiNG Party Arrive in Europe Early 2013

Plenty of puzzles and songs in the new year

Scribblenauts Unlimited sadly missed out on the European Wii U launch, but now Nintendo of Europe has announced that the puzzle game will be making its way to the home console on 8th February 2013, with the 3DS version also out on the same day. Maxwell's latest adventure did make it out for the North...

News: Check Out The Wii U and 3DS eShop Titles That Are Coming Soon

Check Out The Wii U and 3DS eShop Titles That Are Coming Soon

Throwing humans, puzzling action, pinball and more

Did you miss both Nintendo Direct presentations from North America and Europe today? Not to worry, as we've gathered all the latest Wii U and 3DS eShop announcements and included them for you below. Tokyo Crash Mobs — A truly bizarre title where you have to throw people at other people, Tokyo...

News: Rhythm Hunter: HarmoKnight Heading To Europe And North America Next Year

Rhythm Hunter: HarmoKnight Heading To Europe And North America Next Year

Music to our ears

It has been revealed, via today's Nintendo Direct presentations, that Rhythm Hunter: HarmoKnight will be making its way to the west next year. Pokémon developer Game Freak released the rhythm platformer on the 3DS eShop in Japan some months back, and the game will now be introduced to North America and Europe in early 2013. Game...

Nintendo Direct: Watch The European Presentation Live

Watch The European Presentation Live

Find out what's in store for European gamers in 2013

Following on from this morning's Japanese presentation and running alongside the North American event, Europe's Nintendo Direct is taking place at 5PM UK time. On the agenda are Wii U and 3DS titles for the remainder of 2012 and early 2013. As always, we'll be providing comments as the event...

News: This Week's European Nintendo Direct To Focus On Wii U And 3DS Games

This Week's European Nintendo Direct To Focus On Wii U And 3DS Games

2012 and beyond

Nintendo of Europe has confirmed that a Nintendo Direct presentation will take place on the 5th December (that's tomorrow). The presentation will occur at 5PM UK time and will focus on 2012 and "early 2013" software for the Wii U and 3DS. It will be hosted by Nintendo of Europe President Satoru Shibata. As always, we'll be covering...

News: Some Euro Wii U Buyers Reporting A Distinct Lack Of Nintendo Land In Their Premium Bundle

Some Euro Wii U Buyers Reporting A Distinct Lack Of Nintendo Land In Their Premium Bundle

Some of our bundled software is missing

As you'll no doubt be aware if you've been closely following our Wii U Euro launch thread, many people who ordered their systems online have been getting them a day early. While this should be reason enough to be very excited indeed, we've been informed by some early adopters that their joy has quickly...

Nintendo Download: 30th November 2012 (Europe) - Wii U Edition

30th November 2012 (Europe) - Wii U Edition

Got your hard drive ready?

Wii U is finally arriving in Europe and PAL regions, and with it comes all of the excitement of a new system. Part of that — after the system update, of course — is the Wii U eShop, which arrives with some exciting download-only games as well as a host of retail titles. There's plenty to get through, so let's get to...

News: UK Retailers: Wii U Is Sold Out

UK Retailers: Wii U Is Sold Out

Allocation is all on pre-orders

The Wii U has now launched in North America - as if you needed telling - and will emerge in the European market this coming Friday, 30th November. It's fair to say Nintendo fans in the UK, jealous of their North American counterparts, are chomping at the bit to get hold of their new console, but if you haven't got a...

News: Scribblenauts Unlimited Delayed In Europe Until 2013

Scribblenauts Unlimited Delayed In Europe Until 2013

And we don't know why just yet

5th Cell, developer of Scribblenauts Unlimited, has confirmed that the Wii U title — and the 3DS title too, for that matter — won't hit European shores until 2013. Responding to a post on NeoGAF, 5th Cell CEO Jeremiah Slaczka denied that it's an issue of localisation. "Nope. It's due to stuff I can't talk about...

News: Wii U Demo Pods Being Installed In UK GAME Stores

Wii U Demo Pods Being Installed In UK GAME Stores

Hundreds of consoles sent out into the wild

It can be quite difficult to really sell the concept of a new console with just words and advertising alone; this is something Nintendo has found with Wii, 3DS and now Wii U. The best way for people to get a feel for what a new console is like is for them to literally get their mitts on it; that's exactly...