Europe News - Page 29

News: UK Retailer HMV Tickled Pink About Upcoming 3DS Launch

UK Retailer HMV Tickled Pink About Upcoming 3DS Launch

Doubts regarding retail price remain, however

We can all agree that the 3DS is going to be a pretty huge deal; glasses-free 3D in the palm of your hand from the company that brought you the DS, a console so ubiquitous it's a wonder that they're not giving it away free with packs of cereal these days. However, as excited as you may be, chances are you're not as pumped as HMV UK & Ireland CEO and..

News: European Club Nintendo Members Invited to Wii Party Event

European Club Nintendo Members Invited to Wii Party Event

Hang out with Jedward!

The upcoming Christmas sales steamroller Wii Party is gathering momentum as it prepares to crush all in its path, and Nintendo wants to get you in the party spirit early with an exclusive event at UK theme park Chessington World of Adventures. As well as free access to the entire park including the zoo and Sea Life Centre, attendees will also be treated to live performances..

News: Poképark Wii Coasts into Europe on 9th July

Poképark Wii Coasts into Europe on 9th July

Get your Corn Houndooms ready

While it may not be the full-fledged console Pokémon adventure that fans are after, Poképark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure promises a unique adventure the likes of which the Pokéworld hasn't seen. We'll let the Big N explain things further. 6th July: Jump into an incredible new adventure on Wii as you take control of Pikachu and discover the boundless fun waiting for..

News: Nintendo Points the Finger at the Wii for the Drop in Handheld Sales

Nintendo Points the Finger at the Wii for the Drop in Handheld Sales

Lack of big sales due to big games?

With handheld sales in the UK reaching the lowest level in the last four years, the European MD at Nintendo, Laurent Fischer, has pointed the finger at a rather unexpected culprit. Fischer feels the Wii is responsible for the drop in DS sales, with its range of big releases hogging the limelight. Speaking to MCV, the managing director states that: Whilst..

News: Hey Everyone, Get Your Dragon Quest IX On This July

Hey Everyone, Get Your Dragon Quest IX On This July

Nintendo announces release dates for Europe and North America

Those waiting breathlessly for news of when Square Enix's upcoming DS epic Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies will be arriving on Western shores can stop turning blue now, as Nintendo has announced that the game will be hitting on July 11 in North America, exactly one year after the game debuted in Japan, and will saunter..

News: Zombie Panic in Wonderland Rising Soon in Europe

Zombie Panic in Wonderland Rising Soon in Europe

Make 'em dead again this Friday

It's not unusual for a WiiWare game to be eternally delayed, and Spanish developer Akaoni Studio's Zombie Panic in Wonderland has fallen into that trap. Once set for a worldwide December 2009 release, it then slipped into March 2010, but here we are in April and most of us still don't have our hands on it. It looks like that's about to change soon, though. According..

News: Europe to Struggle Desperately in Late May

Europe to Struggle Desperately in Late May

Travis Touchdown will have his revenge on Santa Destroy

Rising Star Games has announced that they're lining up Grasshopper Manufacture's No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle for an Old World release on May 28. That's smack-dab in between Sin and Punishment: Successor of the Skies' early May release and Super Mario Galaxy 2's early June date. Desperate Struggle takes place three years after Travis..

News: Metroid: Other M Denied Set Release Date in Europe

Metroid: Other M Denied Set Release Date in Europe

North American gamers rejoice, Europeans will have to wait longer for Other M, currently scheduled for "Q3" release.

Metroid™: Other M, the incredible new Metroid game developed for Wii through a collaboration by Nintendo and the world-renowned Team Ninja, launches June 27 (North America). The game looks at the classic franchise from a new perspective: While much of the game is reminiscent of 2-D..

News: They're Coming - 23rd April for Monster Hunter Tri in Europe

They're Coming - 23rd April for Monster Hunter Tri in Europe

Europe gets two special bundles, one with black classic pro, one with black classic pro and WiiSpeak.

The rumble of approaching monsters grows louder by the day and on 23rd April 2010, Wii owners will get to taste the game that has been a phenomenon in Japan, when Monster Hunter Tri roars into life across Europe. To further whet your monstrous appetite, Nintendo can reveal today that the new game..

News: WarioWare: Do It Yourself - April 30th

WarioWare: Do It Yourself - April 30th

The latest game coming in the WarioWare series on Nintendo DS, WarioWare: Do It Yourself, launches on April 30th

Ever wanted to be a game designer? To see your friends and family playing games that you created? Well, now’s your chance! WarioWare: Do It Yourself, featuring over 90 fantastic microgames to play and, best of all, the ability to create and share your own! Using the Nintendo Wi-Fi..

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..