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News: Bravely Second: End Layer Deluxe Collector's Edition Pre-Orders Open in the UK

Bravely Second: End Layer Deluxe Collector's Edition Pre-Orders Open in the UK

Soundtrack CD! Deluxe artbook! Figurine!

There are some handsome special editions on the way with a few key upcoming releases, and the Bravely Second: End Layer Deluxe Collector's Edition is among the best. Confirmed for the European release on 26th February, it includes the following. Bravely Second: End Layer game A Deluxe Artbook (250+...

News: Tune In Today For a Nintendo UK Super Mario Maker Broadcast With Comedian Imran Yusuf

Tune In Today For a Nintendo UK Super Mario Maker Broadcast With Comedian Imran Yusuf

Mario Maker chuckles

Nintendo UK is still waving the flag for Super Mario Maker and will be doing another Twitch broadcast today for viewers eager to see more of this excellent game. This time the guest appearance will be from none other than comedian Imran Yusuf. Who is Imran you ask? Aside from being a Edinburgh Festival Best Newcomer Nominee and...

Reminder: Grab Some Popcorn For Nintendo UK's Super Mario Maker Twitch Stream With An Extra Special Guest

Grab Some Popcorn For Nintendo UK's Super Mario Maker Twitch Stream With An Extra Special Guest

5pm today (UK time)

Following their recent Super Mario Maker session with the one and only Charles Martinet, our chums at Nintendo UK are doing another Twitch broadcast today for viewers eager to see more on this excellent game. This time the guest appearance will be from none other than Nintendo Life's video presenter extraordinaire Alex Olney...

News: Join Us Live For A Super Mario Maker Twitch Stream With Nintendo UK

Join Us Live For A Super Mario Maker Twitch Stream With Nintendo UK

Share your levels with us

Following their recent Super Mario Maker session with the one and only Charles Martinet, our chums at Nintendo UK are planning another Twitch broadcast for viewers eager to see more on this excellent game. This week the guest appearance will be from none other than Nintendo Life's video presenter extraordinaire Alex Olney...

News: Nintendo UK Is Making A Big Splash At EGX This Year

Nintendo UK Is Making A Big Splash At EGX This Year

Get to play Star Fox Zero and Tri Force Heroes before all your friends

EGX (formally known as Eurogamer Expo) is the UK's biggest games event, and Nintendo Life is proud to be involved in it again (more on that soon); this year EGX will be at its new home at the Birmingham NEC on 24th-27th September. Bye bye Earls Court in London, it was nice...

News: Join Nintendo UK As They Play The First Hour Of Super Mario Maker On Twitch

Join Nintendo UK As They Play The First Hour Of Super Mario Maker On Twitch

5PM UK time today!

In our recent Super Mario Maker preview we said it "feels like a Nintendo game with no shortcuts or rushed compromises, and has evidently been a project carefully nurtured and prioritised. From the substantial functionality to the beautiful re-creation of 8- and 16-Bit Mario templates in HD, this really is shaping up to be the...

Video: Players React to Splatoon and Star Fox Zero at Hyper Japan in London

Players React to Splatoon and Star Fox Zero at Hyper Japan in London

Kids talking about being a squid, now

Hyper Japan was nearly a month ago in London, a major expo that brings together various aspects of Japanese culture. Nintendo UK has been a big supporter of the event and had a booth on hand, also giving attendees what was - at the time - the first opportunity for the European public to go hands on with Star Fox...

News: Nintendo's Official UK Store Promises More amiibo Stock Today

Nintendo's Official UK Store Promises More amiibo Stock Today

Details on which figures are being restocked inside

Update: We asked Nintendo UK for comment on which figures will be restocked, and the following are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 UK time: PAC-MAN No.35 amiibo Ness No.34 amiibo Lucina No.31 amiibo Robin No.30 amiibo Olimar No.44 amiibo Marth No. 12 Ike No.24 amiibo Toad amiibo (Super Mario...

News: Ganondorf, Palutena, Dark Pit and Zero Suit Samus amiibo In Stock With Multiple UK Retailers

Ganondorf, Palutena, Dark Pit and Zero Suit Samus amiibo In Stock With Multiple UK Retailers

GAME and official store offer best deals

Earlier this week the Nintendo Official UK Store had a re-stock of some rare amiibo, some of which are now gone while others are still available. Today has brought more additions with the latest wave of figures, with stock available for those that haven't pre-ordered. The following four amiibo figures are...

News: Nintendo's Official UK Store Restocks on Some Rare amiibo

Nintendo's Official UK Store Restocks on Some Rare amiibo

Shulk! Little Mac! Captain Falcon! More!

Update: Little Mac and Shulk are now sold out. Original Article: Just recently we shared a teasing email sent out to customers of Nintendo's Official UK Store, promising restocks of "some" amiibo "this week". Sure enough there's some fresh stock available to grab right now, and it's not disappearing too...

News: Nintendo's Official UK Store Promises Extra Stock of "Certain amiibo Figures" This Week

Nintendo's Official UK Store Promises Extra Stock of "Certain amiibo Figures" This Week

What a tease...

Oh, amiibo, we love you and we hate you. The cute little toys are utterly charming, but some of them are more elusive than a Samus Aran fan excited about Metroid Prime: Federation Force. Many of the toys are rare, and the dance when hoping for pre-orders to be fulfilled - if you even get a pre-order down - is a familiar jig to many...

News: Bowser Jr., Dr. Mario and Olimar amiibo Now Available for Pre-Order on Official Nintendo UK Store

Bowser Jr., Dr. Mario and Olimar amiibo Now Available for Pre-Order on Official Nintendo UK Store

Update: now sold out

Update: These amiibo pre-orders sold out within an hour of publishing this article. Whether it's high demand, low stock levels or a mix of both, that's another wave of figures with pre-orders that have disappeared rapidly. Original Article: The waves of Super Smash Bros. amiibo keep coming, and UK collectors should certainly...

Live: Nintendo UK Shows Off Mario Kart 8 DLC and 200cc Mode

Nintendo UK Shows Off Mario Kart 8 DLC and 200cc Mode

Remember to brake

As this is Mario Kart 8 day, in particular thanks to the free 200cc mode and the Animal Crossing x Mario Kart 8 pack, we thought we'd share yet another opportunity to check it out. Nintendo UK is running a live stream from 5pm to 6pm local time, which will be showing off the new tracks and 200cc mode. If you haven't yet had a...

Tomorrow: Super Smash Bros. For Nintendo 3DS National Championship 2014 (UK)

Super Smash Bros. For Nintendo 3DS National Championship 2014 (UK)

We'll be there, why don't you join us?

Super Smash Bros. fans across the UK have been battling it out for a chance to be crowned National Champion 2014. The qualifying heats took place at selected GAME stores which determined 32 finalists — 4 from each of the 8 regional heats — who are now ready to battle it out one final time tomorrow, Friday...

UK Event: Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS National Championship Grand Final - Tickets Up For Grabs

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS National Championship Grand Final - Tickets Up For Grabs

We have 30 pairs of tickets for Nintendo Life readers

Super Smash Bros. fans across the UK have been battling it out for a chance to be crowned National Champion 2014. The qualifying heats took place at selected GAME stores which determined 32 finalists, 4 from each of the 8 regional heats, who are now ready to battle it out one final time on Friday...

Feature: Nintendo's Natural Home at HYPER Japan Set The Tone For Future Events

Nintendo's Natural Home at HYPER Japan Set The Tone For Future Events

Charm and interactivity were vital

A little while ago we attended HYPER Japan in London, an event which was heavily supported by Nintendo UK. Nintendo has shown support for similar Japan-centric expos around the world, with Shigeru Miyamoto originally planning to attend Japan Expo in Paris until, unfortunately, he had to withdraw due to his...