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News: New Super Luigi U Will Be Available As A Standalone Packaged Game

New Super Luigi U Will Be Available As A Standalone Packaged Game

Mario's brother gets physical

Nintendo has revealed that New Super Luigi U will be released as a limited edition standalone boxed game as well as DLC for those who already own New Super Mario Bros. U. The physical copy will come in a fetching green case and will retail for $29.99 in North America - $10 more than the DLC. It's expected to hit store...

Video: Luigi Defeats All Characters On Super Smash Bros. Melee By Doing Absolutely Nothing

Luigi Defeats All Characters On Super Smash Bros. Melee By Doing Absolutely Nothing

A devious tactic

When playing Super Smash Bros. Melee there are various tactics you can use to come out on top. You could pick the speedy Fox McCloud and run rings around the other players, blast people from afar as Samus, maybe pick a powerhouse character and take it to your opponent from close range. Or you could just pick Luigi and win by doing...

News: Special Luigi 3DS XL System Coming To Japan

Special Luigi 3DS XL System Coming To Japan

The XL stands for "Xtra Luigi"

The Year of Luigi has seen some promising products on the way for the Cult of the Green, but what may be the piece de resistance is currently limited to Japan. A special edition Luigi 3DS XL system was announced during the Japan Nintendo Direct Wednesday. Similar to the Animal Crossing: New Leaf system that was...

News: Iwata Reveals More Details On New Super Luigi U

Iwata Reveals More Details On New Super Luigi U

No bros allowed

Satoru Iwata revealed more details about New Super Luigi U, the upcoming downloadable expansion for New Super Mario Bros. U, during today's Nintendo Direct presentation. First revealed in February as part of Nintendo's Year of Luigi, New Super Luigi U takes the "Bros." out of the equation, giving Mario's clumsy green brother the...

News: New "Luigi Code" To Provide a Fresh Take on Virtual Console Classics

New "Luigi Code" To Provide a Fresh Take on Virtual Console Classics

Time to go green

Update: 2nd April - OK maybe this article is telling a few porky pies! Original Article: As the "Year of Luigi" gets into full swing, it appears that the younger member of the Mario Bros. is set to appear in a number of additional titles in the coming months, giving them his own twist in the process. We understand that there are...

Feature: Luigi's Diary - Extracts

Luigi's Diary - Extracts

It's tough being the younger brother

Luigi's everywhere at the moment, beginning his role as the focus of Nintendo's biggest campaign in the coming months — The Year of Luigi. He has a new game earning rave reviews and making a lot of 3DS owners very happy, he's gearing up for some joint adventures with Mario, a solo Wii U platforming spin-off...

Video: Luigi Gets His Hands On The Poltergust 5000

Luigi Gets His Hands On The Poltergust 5000

Bustin' makes me feel good

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon is out and in the hands of gamers all over the globe, which strikes us as the perfect time to show off this cool "reveal" video for the iconic Poltergust 5000 ghost-busting gadget. Created by Nintendo in conjunction with iam8bit Productions, the video mixes in-game footage with live-action to...

Feature: A Short History of Luigi

A Short History of Luigi

From palette swap to main man

This week, Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon has been scaring — or more likely charming — 3DS owners in North America, while Europeans will get hold of the title very shortly. It represents Luigi's latest solo effort, as he chases ghosts with his Poltergust, with his widely acknowledged debut — bear with us, Mario is...

News: Limited Time Luigi Sale Hits North American Club Nintendo

Limited Time Luigi Sale Hits North American Club Nintendo

Cue shocked Luigi face

A bit like those rare occasions when things go Milhouse's way in The Simpsons, right now we can picture a beaming Luigi confidently saying, "everything's coming up Luigi". It's his year — it literally is his year according to Nintendo — and he's getting ready for his second major solo adventure hitting stores with Luigi's...

Video: Iwata and Miyamoto Perform Skit As The "Luigi Brothers"

Iwata and Miyamoto Perform Skit As The "Luigi Brothers"

Another classic Nintendo Direct moment

Since the broadcasts began in late 2011, Nintendo Direct has produced a number of memorable moments, even prompting us to name ten of our favourites last year. It seems that Japanese viewers were treated to another example in the most recent broadcast on Valentines Day, which has now been posted by Nintendo UK...

Talking Point: The Long Suffering Luigi

The Long Suffering Luigi

Green with envy

This week brought some disappointing news for fans of the other mascot brother, the one who wears green and can often be found sitting in the corner, twiddling his thumbs and waiting to get involved. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon was spooked into 2013 in North America, while European release news is still up in the air. Also in the...

First Impressions: Luigi's Mansion 2 (3DS)

Luigi's Mansion 2 (3DS)

Busting makes Luigi feel good

It's hard to believe that it's been almost a decade since the release of the original Luigi's Mansion, but fans of the game can certainly attest to the lengthy wait. Now, with the announcement of Luigi's Mansion 2, Nintendo is bringing back Mario's spooked brother and this time with a wealth of new gameplay touches and...