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Feature: A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Thirteen

A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Thirteen

Marth's sword, The Villager's net, a MARIO GALAXY STAGE and more

We hope you agree that Mondays are made a little better with more Super Smash Bros. screens, with this 13th entry in our series being unlucky for absolutely no-one; Masahiro Sakurai has been busy, as always, on the Super Smash Bros. Director's Room Miiverse community board. Last week's...

News: Nintendo Confirms That Miiverse on 3DS Won't Allow Friend Requests or User Messaging

Nintendo Confirms That Miiverse on 3DS Won't Allow Friend Requests or User Messaging

Like the browser-based service, then

The December arrival of Miiverse on the 3DS is sure to lead to a major expansion of users on the network, with the sizeable 3DS userbase joining those currently on the platform using a Nintendo Network ID on the Wii U. It's one part of what, we hope, will be a continual expansion of the ID system on the 3DS...

Guide: Using Nintendo Network ID On Your 3DS

Using Nintendo Network ID On Your 3DS

What to expect when the service hits the 3DS soon

It was recently revealed that the Nintendo Network ID system is coming to the 3DS — and not before time. As well as opening up the likes of Miiverse to portable players, the new system will finally allow you to share your eShop credit balance between your Wii U and 3DS. If you own a Wii U then...

News: Animal Crossing Plaza To Be Updated Tomorrow

Animal Crossing Plaza To Be Updated Tomorrow

Bringing familiar faces and more reasons to pay a visit

The Wii U's first taste of Animal Crossing will be getting a beefy update very soon, as announced in today's Nintendo Direct broadcasts. On 14th November an update will be released with a few new features, emphasizing interactivity and the Miiverse community. Adding stamps to Miiverse posts,...

Feature: A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Eleven

A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Eleven

Spin attacks, Wii Fit Trainers, a posing Pit and more

Another working week has begun, but we have Masahiro Sakurai's updates on the Miiverse Super Smash Bros. Director's Room community to get us off to the perfect start. The man with a plan may not be ready to tell us when we can expect the new Super Smash Bros. games to arrive on Wii U and 3DS, but...

Talking Point: Nintendo's Safe and Family-Friendly Focus is Integral to Its Fortunes

Nintendo's Safe and Family-Friendly Focus is Integral to Its Fortunes

While heavy handed with Swapnote, providing a clean environment is crucial

Nintendo has made some interesting headlines recently here on Nintendo Life, as it's acted proactively to avoid potentially embarrassing issues with Nintendo Letter Box / Swapnote and the Japan-only (so far) Flipnote Studio 3D. The company disabled SpotPass communication...

News: Male Wii Fit Trainer Revealed as Latest Smash Bros. Challenger

Male Wii Fit Trainer Revealed as Latest Smash Bros. Challenger

He should Fit right in

Back at E3 2013, it was revealed that the female Wii Fit Trainer would be a playable character in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. It looks like she'll be in good company; series producer Masahiro Sakurai sent a post to Miiverse earlier today, indicating that her male counterpart would indeed be...

Feature: A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Ten

A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Ten

A Lost World appears, Mega Man meets Pikachu, a risky flight and more

Monday's light relief is here, once again, courtesy of Masahiro Sakurai's posts on the Super Smash Bros. Director's Room on Miiverse. We may not know when we can play this game — yes, we saw the rumoured release dates, but there's not enough salt in the earth for those right now...

News: Nintendo Applies Minor Update to the Wii U Version of Miiverse

Nintendo Applies Minor Update to the Wii U Version of Miiverse

Don't get too excited

Miiverse has evolved a fair bit since its launch with the Wii U in November 2012. It may not feel that way, but the network was certainly more restricted and less intuitive than its current day version, not to mention the fact that it's now available on any web browser. It's also a service that Nintendo has been able to update...

Feature: A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Eight

A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Eight

Sonic kicks in, Wii Fit Trainer chills out, Pit battles Samus and more

No Monday would be complete without a fresh dose of Super Smash Bros. screenshots, courtesy of Masahiro Sakurai's efforts on the Miiverse Director's Room community. We don't know when the game will arrive — apart from a vague 2014 window — but we'll happily feast our eyes on...

Feature: A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Six

A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Six

Wedding bells (?) in the air, Toon Link's arrival and more

It's Monday, which means Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS screenshot goodness from the Miiverse Director's Room community; Masahiro Sakurai, by simply posting five screenshots a week, is certainly bringing a little extra joy to our lives. Last week we had the reveal of Toon Link, while the...

News: Extended Nintendo Network and Miiverse Maintenance Confirmed for 30th September

Extended Nintendo Network and Miiverse Maintenance Confirmed for 30th September

Will affect online play and leaderboards as well as the bespoke network

The Nintendo Network and Miiverse have a fairly solid track record in minimising downtime, but some upcoming maintenance will take the service down for a fairly extended period; there's some loose speculation on the web that this could be related to a potential Wii U update,...

Feature: A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Five

A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Five

Olimar on 3DS, all the Single Ladies, a stage tunnel (?!) and more

It's time once again to build our hype for Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS ahead of its 2014 (hopefully) release. Masahiro Sakurai, as normal, used the Smash Bros. Director's Room on Miiverse to share five new images last week; all to tantalise us further. It was a week without...

Feature: A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Four

A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS Screens - Issue Four

Plane trouble, Kirby, the arrival of Peach and more

It's that time again, dear readers, when we bring together the lovely images shared by Masahiro Sakurai last week over on Miiverse. Even though Super Smash Bros. only has a vague 2014 release window, that doesn't mean we can't be hyped for it now, to the point we'll be positively combustible when...

News: Miiverse Update Allows Activity Feed Posts Outside of Communities

Miiverse Update Allows Activity Feed Posts Outside of Communities

It's MiiTwitter

We've compared Miiverse to Twitter — as well as other social networks — a few times in the past, but a subtle update seems to have expanded the bespoke network to something even closer to the ever-present tweeting medium. You can now post comments on anything you want, within the Miiverse rules, on your Activity Feed without...