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News: Super Mario 3D Land Shortlisted for GameCity Prize

Super Mario 3D Land Shortlisted for GameCity Prize

Probably won't win though

A squirreled-away secret panel has whittled down a long-list of 18 games to a shortlist of just seven for this year's GameCity Prize. The GameCity Prize was launched as part of GameCity6 in October 2011. Minecraft, the open world building title and phenomenal success from Mojang founder Markus ‘Notch’ Persson, was the...

Feature: Lessons From a Gaming Expo

Lessons From a Gaming Expo

A rite of passage

For many gamers, this hobby of ours is about more than just buying and playing games, but also about hitting up expos, which are havens of gaming and related shenanigans. We’ve spent the past few days soaking up the sights and sounds at the Eurogamer Expo in London, and we’ve had some important gaming life lessons reaffirmed in...

Events: Photos From The Eurogamer Expo 2012 Show Floor

Photos From The Eurogamer Expo 2012 Show Floor

Your visual guide to the UK's biggest gaming event

Just in case you didn't know, the Eurogamer Expo is currently running at full force in London. Nintendo Life is an official media partner for the event, and even has its own StreetPass Zone where 3DS users can meet up, engage in a spot of light gaming and generally have a chat. We'll be posting...

News: Nintendo Australia Brings Wii U to EB Games Expo 2012

Nintendo Australia Brings Wii U to EB Games Expo 2012

Nintendo, Ubisoft, THQ and SEGA join Warner Bros.

Following yesterday's reveal that Warner Bros. will be bringing the Wii U to the EB Expo in Sydney in just over a week, we have now learned that it's not the only publisher coming to the party. Nintendo of Australia has announced today that it will also introduce the Wii U to the Australian audience...

News: Wii U Will Be Playable At EB Expo 2012 In Sydney

Wii U Will Be Playable At EB Expo 2012 In Sydney

Warner Bros. Interactive showcasing their Wii U offerings

You may recall that we reported last week that the EB Expo - set in Sydney in just over a week's time - will feature Pokemon Black and White 2 as the only playable title on a Nintendo system. However, we've since received some wonderful news from Joel Graham, Warner Bros. Interactive...

News: Eurogamer Expo 2012 To Host Exclusive Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Dev Session

Eurogamer Expo 2012 To Host Exclusive Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Dev Session

Treyarch designer due to talk about forthcoming FPS epic

Just in case you weren't excited enough about the impending release of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on the Wii U, UK site Eurogamer has confirmed that Treyarch game design director David Vonderhaar will be holding a developer session at this year's Eurogamer Expo. The session will take place at...

News: More Playable Titles Announced for EB Games Expo Sydney 2012

More Playable Titles Announced for EB Games Expo Sydney 2012

Pokemon Black & White 2 playable, special appearances announced

The team at EB Games Australia has announced the next string of playable games and presentations that can be experienced at its October expo in Sydney. We can't help but feel the event still needs a bit of Wii U in there, however, as only Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 has been confirmed...

Competition: Win The Chance To Attend The Wii U Experience in LA

Win The Chance To Attend The Wii U Experience in LA

You could be one of the first people to get your hands on Nintendo's new console

UPDATE: This competition is now closed. Thanks for your entries, we'll be in touch shortly! Nintendo of America is hosting a series of Wii U Experience events around North America this year, allowing gamers to get to grips with the upcoming Wii U console. To celebrate...

Play: Mario Kart 7 with Nintendo Life - Today! Again!

Mario Kart 7 with Nintendo Life - Today! Again!

Race or battle, you choose

This week's been dominated by Wii U, with plenty of news, footage and excitement for Nintendo gamers. After all of the hype we need to relax, kick back, and go shell-crazy in Mario Kart 7, of course. We want to do this with you, so today is the second Nintendo Life Mario Kart 7 Community Event; this time, it's serious...

News: Nintendo Confirms UK Wii U Showcase Tour

Nintendo Confirms UK Wii U Showcase Tour

Your chance to go hands-on

With the Wii U launch only two-and-a-half months away, Nintendo UK has today confirmed details for the Wii U showcase tour. It'll take in 13 events, appearing first at the Eurogamer Expo 2012 and then at a variety of different shopping centres and venues. The tour will give you the chance to try out New Super Mario Bros...

News: Wii U Will Be Playable At Eurogamer Expo 2012

Wii U Will Be Playable At Eurogamer Expo 2012

Be one of the first people in the UK to experience Nintendo's new system

It has been confirmed that the Nintendo Wii U will be playable at this year's Eurogamer Expo, which is due to take place from the 27th to the 30th of September (that's only two weeks away). The UK's biggest gaming-related event, Eurogamer Expo is open to the public and will...

News: Your Japanese Nintendo Direct Wii U Preview Translation Awaits

Your Japanese Nintendo Direct Wii U Preview Translation Awaits

Breaking the language barrier

This morning, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata held a special Nintendo Direct Wii U Preview. It was, as you might expect, conducted entirely in Japanese. With this in mind, we're here to provide a comprehensive rundown on everything that was revealed during the broadcast, as well as an idea of the message that Iwata was...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Appears At NYC Wii U Event

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Appears At NYC Wii U Event

Wii U's worst kept secret

What we've known for quite some time has been confirmed today - Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is coming to the Wii U. That's according to an image posted by Joystiq from today's NYC Wii U presentation, anyway. Can't see how anyone would have the time (or the inclination) to fake such a photo, so what we have here is pretty...

News: Watch the Japanese Wii U Announcement Here

Watch the Japanese Wii U Announcement Here

And we're off

And so it begins, the first event of this Wii U preview day. It all starts in Japan, appropriately, and this presentation is only set to last 20 minutes. We expect basic details in this one, such as the hardware price, release date, maybe Miiverse info and the possibility of bundled software like Nintendo Land. It'll also be in...

News: Nintendo UK Calls a Race For The Fastest Mario Kart 7 Players

Nintendo UK Calls a Race For The Fastest Mario Kart 7 Players

Lights are green

Nintendo UK has been encouraging gamers to play a lot of Mario Kart 7 recently, with a number of heats completed in the quest to find Britain's Fastest Family. It's now confirmed that the grand final of that contest, 27th October in Birmingham, will be combined with the final of a new event to find the "Best Mario Kart 7 Player in...

News: Japanese "Wii U Launch Presentation" Confirmed

Japanese "Wii U Launch Presentation" Confirmed

First out of the gate

Nintendo has announced today that there will be a Japanese Nintendo Direct broadcast on Thursday, making the Wii U reveal a truly global endeavour. As Japan is Nintendo's homeland, it's hardly surprising that it'll be the earliest announcement of the lot, with the system's price and launch date promised. The broadcast has been...

Rumour: You Will Be Able To Preorder Wii U At GameStop This Thursday

You Will Be Able To Preorder Wii U At GameStop This Thursday

Retailer is going big on Nintendo's new machine

We all know that Thursday's presentation is going to be related to the Wii U, with the most likely scenario being a launch date reveal and pricing details. To add a little more spice to this speculation, GoNintendo has reported that several readers have gotten in touch to report on various goings-on at...

News: "Nintendo Direct Wii U Preview" Confirmed For 13th September

"Nintendo Direct Wii U Preview" Confirmed For 13th September

Satoru Shibata invites you to watch a special presentation this Thursday

With all eyes on Nintendo's New York presentation this Thursday, the company's European arm has taken the chance to claw back a bit of the limelight. It has been confirmed that Nintendo Europe will host a Nintendo Direct presentation at 3pm UK time (that's 4pm CEST for those...