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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...

News: Recently Departed Official Nintendo Magazine Editor Chandra Nair Turns Up At Nintendo UK

Recently Departed Official Nintendo Magazine Editor Chandra Nair Turns Up At Nintendo UK

Another journalist powers up

There have been some dramatic changes in the editorial team at Future Publishing's Official Nintendo Magazine recently, with Editor-In-Chief Chandra Nair stepping down and Matthew Castle taking his place at the helm. Nair has finally broken the silence regarding his new position on Twitter: The former ONM bigwig —...

Play: Mario Kart 7 with Nintendo UK

Mario Kart 7 with Nintendo UK

Bob-ombs at the ready!

Grab your race suit and join Nintendo UK in a special Mario Kart 7 community event happening right now. The event has been arranged via the official Nintendo 3DS UK Facebook page and is due to last until 4PM GMT. "The special Mario Kart 7 Community event code is 28-7591-1601-9148. The event is now open, good luck to all...

News: Nintendo UK Appoints Simon Kemp As General Manager

Nintendo UK Appoints Simon Kemp As General Manager

Simon says sell systems

Nintendo UK has announced Simon Kemp as its new general manager earlier this afternoon, MCV has reported. A newcomer to the video game industry, Kemp previously worked in GlaxoSmithKline's Mergers and Acquisitions department, as well as a number of other marketing roles beforehand. He replaces David Yarnton, who stepped down...

News: Nintendo UK Boss David Yarnton Suffers Health Scare

Nintendo UK Boss David Yarnton Suffers Health Scare

Retired cricketer "probably saved" his life

Nintendo UK boss David Yarnton required medical treatment after collapsing during a charity bike marathon in Greece. Shortly after starting the first leg from the original Olympic Games site, Yarnton was found unconscious in the middle of the road by former England cricket captain, Andrew 'Freddie'...

News: Learn to Draw Mario with Nintendo's Official Flipnote Tutorial

Learn to Draw Mario with Nintendo's Official Flipnote Tutorial

It's for a competition you see

The North American Mario Flipnote competition ended today, but Nintendo UK is now offering it to users of its free animation software Flipnote Studio. As before, entrants must use the provided soundtrack to accompany a short animation including Mario characters, but this time the judges will be none other than Nintendo legends Takashi Tezuka, Yoshiaki Koizumi and..