Media Summit 2010 News

Podcast: Episode 13 - Happy 5th Birthday, DS

Episode 13 - Happy 5th Birthday, DS

Get out the party hats and streamers

In the beginning, there was no DS. Now we've had our little chum for half a decade, as the DS hits its fifth birthday in Europe on March 11th. With that in mind, this is a DS special, looking at some of the memories that make this machine so special to gamers everywhere. Jon Wahlgren tells us about his path to buying a DS, James Newton looks into his dusty box..

First Impressions: Sin and Punishment 2

Sin and Punishment 2

Blasting, slashing, stunning – trailer inside!

It took forever (well, nearly) for Treasure's seminal N64 game Sin and Punishment to see a Western release, but thankfully the sequel isn't due to take anywhere near as long to find its way to your Wii disc tray, with a European release date of 7th May. When Nintendo offered us the chance to play it with the Wii Zapper on a huge projection screen..

First Impressions: Metroid: Other M

Metroid: Other M

Hit me baby, one more time

As stunning as Retro Studios' Metroid Prime Trilogy undoubtedly is, we still fondly remember Samus Aran's formative years, and particularly the seminal Super Metroid. It seems we're not the only ones fond of this piece of the bounty hunter's history however, as Team Ninja and Tecmo's take on Nintendo's sci-fi franchise...

Trailer: Sin and Punishment 2 + Screenshots

Sin and Punishment 2 + Screenshots

Direct from yesterday's European Gamers Summit comes a new trailer and screenshots for Sin and Punishment: Successor of the Skies.

Sin and Punishment: Successor of the Skies, the breakthrough shooter game for Wii from developer Treasure, will launch across Europe on May 7th 2010. The game features non-stop action with two playable characters and international online leaderboards to track high..

News: DSi XL Release Dates Announced

DSi XL Release Dates Announced

No time like the present

Confirmation of the release dates for the upcoming DSi XL for Europe, North America and Australia, have come out of Nintendo’s back pocket and into our hands. Europeans will be first to the party when the handheld hits the streets on March 5. Nintendo will then set sail across the pond for a North American entrance March...

News: More Super Mario Galaxy 2 Footage

More Super Mario Galaxy 2 Footage

Nintendo release another "B-Roll" trailer from today's Media Summit showing off the upcoming Super Mario Galaxy 2

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...

First Impressions: Super Mario Galaxy 2

Super Mario Galaxy 2

Truly spacial

Super Mario Galaxy 2 had by far the biggest queues of the day, with a cordoned area showcasing the plumber's latest adventure. Our crafty writers, however, took advantage of everyone else's hunger by striking when most other journalists were stopping for lunch, managing to get a good half an hour of hands-on time. With such high hopes surrounding the sequel to arguably one of Mario's..

News: Nintendo European Media Summit 2010 Round-up

Nintendo European Media Summit 2010 Round-up

All the big news from the big day

Earlier today, two of Nintendo Life's UK editorial team attended Nintendo's European Media Summit in London's swanky O2 Arena, which was filled with transparent plastic chairs and surrounded with projection screens showing upcoming titles. Although many of the major announcements were made at the US summit yesterday, today marked the day that gamers in Europe would..

Trailer: Super Mario Galaxy 2 + Screenshots

Super Mario Galaxy 2 + Screenshots

Direct from today's European Gamers Summit comes a new trailer and screenshots for Super Mario Galaxy 2.

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..

Live Text: European Gamers Summit 2010

European Gamers Summit 2010

We're LIVE from London for Nintendo's European Gamers Summit 2010

From 10am onwards we'll be live-blogging from Nintendo European Gamers Summit 2010 at the O2 Arena, London. What will Nintendo have in store for us? Mario Galaxy 2? Sin & Punishment 2? Or perhaps a shock announcement, like Pilotwings Wii or Pikmin 3? There's no need to refresh...

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: Metroid: Other M Hits June 27th

Metroid: Other M Hits June 27th

Team Ninja's take on the series almost ready for take-off – UPDATED: Hear Samus speak (we think)!

Metroid fans had better brace themselves, as Nintendo has just announced that Metroid: Other M, their brand new collaboration with Team Ninja, is set to hit North American store shelves on June 27th. Metroid™: Other M, the incredible new Metroid game developed for Wii through a collaboration by..

News: Prince of Persia to Include SNES Remake of Original

Prince of Persia to Include SNES Remake of Original

Exclusively on Wii

While Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands on Wii won't look as good as the HD versions, nor feature the studly Jake Gyllenhaal, it'll be bringing along a little extra sumthin'-sumthin' that may sway retro game fans its way. At the Nintendo of America Media Summit today, Ubisoft revealed that the Wii version will exclusively feature the full 1992 SNES remake of the original..

News: Capcom Reveals Everything You Want To Know About Monster Hunter 3

Capcom Reveals Everything You Want To Know About Monster Hunter 3

Free online play, WiiSpeak support and more

Among all the other tidbits and release dates coming out of Nintendo's American Media Summit today, Capcom confirmed the hopes and dreams of Western monster hunters by announcing a whole slew of things about Monster Hunter 3 Tri. The game has been given a solid release date of April 20 with a demo disc hitting GameStops across the country on March 8. Wii..

News: Nintendo to Publish Dragon Quest IX in North America

Nintendo to Publish Dragon Quest IX in North America

Set to hit stores this summer!

Nintendo and Square-Enix have just announced that Nintendo will be publishing the much-anticipated Dragon Quest IX in North America. The game is set for a summer 2010 release and is looking to be one of the biggest DS releases of the year, especially for eager RPG fans who've been waiting to get their hands on the game. You can check out the press release snippet..