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News: Sin and Punishment: Successor of the Skies for Europe May 7th

Sin and Punishment: Successor of the Skies for Europe May 7th

Nintendo have confirmed that Europeans will be getting the Sin and Punishment treatment before North America

All-action shooting comes to Wii on 7th May 2010 when Sin and Punishment: Successor of the Skies launches across Europe. With relentless waves of attacks from violent creatures from the fourth earth and projectiles to destroy, this is a true power play from the Japanese developer Treasure..

News: Super Mario Galaxy 2 Hits Europe June 11th

Super Mario Galaxy 2 Hits Europe June 11th

Europe not too far behind North America, you'll be playing Mario Galaxy 2 before Wimbledon!

Super Mario Galaxy 2, the sequel to the smash-hit galaxy-hopping original, embraces the gravity-defying, physics-based exploration from the first game, but is loaded with entirely new features including new galaxies to challenge and delight players. On some stages, Mario can pair up with his dinosaur friend..

News: Dark Void Zeroes In on European Release

Dark Void Zeroes In on European Release

Capcom Twitter feed spills the beans

Dark Void in HD may have been something of a stinker, but the "long-lost" 8-bit prequel Dark Void Zero smelled quite lovely. Europe hasn't been able to smell its retro roses so far, but that's all about to change soon. Capcom Europe community manager Chiara Woolford revealed on her Twitter feed that the retro prequel will be hitting the European DSi..

News: Pink DSi Slinks Into Nintendo's Europe Release Schedule

Pink DSi Slinks Into Nintendo's Europe Release Schedule

New console colour complemented by new games

In a move that nobody saw coming, Nintendo today announced the release of a pink DSi console in Europe, available from February 12th. Packaged with Style Boutique (known as Style Savvy in the US), the console is set to win over macho hearts and minds in just a few weeks. That's not all the hardware news Nintendo's latest press announcement has to shout..

News: US Holiday Wii Sales Top 3 Million

US Holiday Wii Sales Top 3 Million

Nintendo systems no slouches in Europe either

Official NPD numbers for December aren't revealed until January 14, but that hasn't stopped Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata from tooting the company's money-making horn. According to Iwata, Nintendo managed to sell over 3 million Wii's last month in the US, beating last year's 2.15 million and toppling the previous home console record held by the PlayStation..

News: Look out Europe! Picross 3D Coming to Swallow Up Your Time

Look out Europe! Picross 3D Coming to Swallow Up Your Time

3D chiseling goodness due on February 5th

Picross 3D was released all the way back in March for our Japanese friends. Since then Nintendo announced it for more Western shores during E3 in June, and then things went a bit quiet on the block-chiseling front. However, now Nintendo of Europe have piped up saying Picross 3D is now due for Europe on February 5th. The puzzler will feature over 350 new 3D..

News: UK Stars Catalogue Update: Game and Watch Collection and Animal Crossing KK Soundtrack

UK Stars Catalogue Update: Game and Watch Collection and Animal Crossing KK Soundtrack

Also contains Pokemon Platinum t-shirts and waterballs

Nintendo Life readers may remember the Game and Watch Collection which made the rounds on the Japanese Club Nintendo and then the newly opened American Club last year. Well, now at long last it's available to European Club Nintendo members! Game and Watch Collection was reviewed by Nintendo Life a while back and we didn't think it was too bad..

News: Nintendo Announces Wii Line-Up For THE WORLD

Nintendo Announces Wii Line-Up For THE WORLD

North America, Europe and Japan get tentative release schedules

In case you were wondering about a release window for Metroid: Other M or any other Nintendo-published title, lo and behold, we have a list. Read with your eyes (or voice software) and mark your calendar with your hand (or voice software). Hey look, Japan is getting a Kirby game. North AmericaNew Super Mario Bros. Wii – Nov. 15,..

News: DSi LL Coming To Europe First Quarter 2010

DSi LL Coming To Europe First Quarter 2010

New console to be rebranded as the "DSi XL"?

Wondering if the recently confirmed DSi LL is coming to Europe? Wonder no longer. Website VG247 has pressed Nintendo Europe for an answer regarding this hot question and the company has confirmed that the new machine will be hitting The Old World in the first quarter of 2010. Nintendo Europe has also hinted that the console will be called DSi XL here..

News: French Government Lobbied To Establish Retro Gaming Museum

French Government Lobbied To Establish Retro Gaming Museum

Now there's an idea we can all agree with!

MO5 - a group of retro video gaming fans - has lobbied the French government to start up a retro video game museum. More specifically, it's after a "National Institute of Digital Sciences", where visitors can view - and play - classic systems. MO5 members between them currently own around 30,000 games and 1,500 different game systems. They have..

News: Here Are Those 3 New DSi Colours You Wanted

Here Are Those 3 New DSi Colours You Wanted

Nintendo gives European gamers a splash of colour with new DSi models

From October 23rd lucky European DSi fans will be able to get their grubby hands on not one but THREE new shades of their favourite console. Perfectly complimenting the current black and white editions, the new DSi colours are Metallic Blue, Light Blue and Red. What's more, the new units will come pre-packed with the unique..

News: New Add-On Content Released For FFIV: The After Years

New Add-On Content Released For FFIV: The After Years

When they say "final," they never really mean it

Square-Enix has announced that an add-on pack for their mobile-turned-WiiWare title Final Fantasy IV: The After Years is now available for download in PAL territories. Called The Crystals "The Planet Eater," the add-on will run you 800 spacebucks and 17 blocks, and you've gotta stop the world from a lightbulb apocalypse or something: As..

News: Pluck A Plush Pikmin From Club Nintendo EU

Pluck A Plush Pikmin From Club Nintendo EU

Take over the world one garden at a time

Club Nintendo in Europe is on top of things. Stuff may be relatively expensive, but the variety and timeliness of gifts is usually much better than its American counterpart. Case in point: for 2000 stars, you can snag your very own blue Pikmin doll. The stuffed buggers are 24 cm, which isn't even close to life-size; kinda makes you wonder whether some sort..

News: Square Enix Drops Some Darklord DLC On Its PALs

Square Enix Drops Some Darklord DLC On Its PALs

Available now, evil ones.

Got some extra Wii points burning a hole in your digital pocket, PAL gamers? Square Enix has proposed a solution: buy FFCC: My Life as a Dark Lord DLC! First up is the Darklord Special Forces pack, which takes up 2 blocks and 500 space bucks. Included are six monsters: a melee Ogre, ranged Ahriman, magical Sahagin, some generic Coeurl and Chimera and healer Lamia. For 300..