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E3 2012: Iwata and Friends Enjoy a Job Well Done

Iwata and Friends Enjoy a Job Well Done

Who was the star performer?

As the booths at E3 are packed up and taken away, Nintendo's teams and key figures will be going back home for a well-earned rest. For Satoru Iwata, Shigeru Miyamoto and Reggie Fils-Aime, it'll also be a time to reflect on their respective performances and whether the company as a whole succeeded at the event. Nintendo's...

E3 2012: 3DS Software Showcase Trailer Round-Up

3DS Software Showcase Trailer Round-Up

Luigi, Mario and more

If you missed last night's 3DS software showcase you didn't miss a whole lot, to be honest, but we've collated the trailers and bundled them all up into this very post all the same. Each game page has also been updated with new screenshots, artwork and official details, so click through to see what's new. Luigi's Mansion:...

E3 2012: Get to the NA eShop for Some New 3DS Demos

Get to the NA eShop for Some New 3DS Demos

Try 'em out

If you're hankering for some new 3DS demos, you're in luck. Last night Nintendo announced that there'll be several new third party demos coming to the North American eShop in the near future. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes should be available right now, but you'll soon also be able to get your paws on trials of The Amazing Spider-Man,...

E3 2012: New Super Mario Bros. 2 Gets Co-operative

New Super Mario Bros. 2 Gets Co-operative

Double your money

Here's a feature everybody's been wanting for New Super Mario Bros. 2 — it has a two player co-operative mode. You can run through the entire 3DS platformer alongside a friend, taking control of a Mario Bro. each. There are a couple of stumbling blocks though: both players need to own a copy of the game, and it's also only...

News: Reggie: Retro's Hard at Work, Won't Say More

Reggie: Retro's Hard at Work, Won't Say More

Could be a long wait

We all wanted Nintendo to show what Retro Studios is working on, but we saw nothing of its mysterious project during yesterday's E3 conference. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has assured fans the developer is hard at work, but we probably won't get to see it for quite a while. Speaking to IGN, Fils-Aime said:...

News: Nintendo Shares Drop After E3 Press Conference

Nintendo Shares Drop After E3 Press Conference

Shareholders are unimpressed

Nintendo's E3 press conference prompted a mixed reaction from the attendees and viewers around the internet, with the Wii U-focused presentation apparently failing to gain widespread support and praise. That same reaction has been reflected in the Japanese stock market since it opened today, with the company's shares...

E3 2012: Nintendo Land is More Expansive Than You Thought

Nintendo Land is More Expansive Than You Thought

Not another Wii Play

Nintendo Land is intended as a Wii U equivalent of Wii Sports, but so far it looks more like a new Wii Play. Not so, says Nintendo. Each of the attractions will be deeper than the games found in Wii Play, with multiple stages, modes and adjusting difficulty levels. Wii U hardware producer Katsuya Eguchi took to the stage at...

E3 2012: Transfer Wii Save Data and Shop Purchases to Wii U

Transfer Wii Save Data and Shop Purchases to Wii U

Keep it flowing

Nintendo's confirmed it's working on a system to transfer Wii save data, WiiWare and Virtual Console purchases from your Wii console to the new Wii U. The good news came during last night's developer roundtable in a Q&A section, a Nintendo producer saying: We are readying the system to be able to transfer saves and everything...

News: You Can Transfer Wii VC Games to Wii U

You Can Transfer Wii VC Games to Wii U

Rejoice!

Nintendo of America has confirmed you can transfer your Wii Virtual Console purchases to the Wii U. Executive Scott Moffitt told ABC News you'll be able to move across past VC purchases and play them on the Wii U. Moffitt said there'll be a lot of restructuring necessary — Wii U will support multiple online user accounts for instance —...

E3 2012: LEGO City Undercover Exposed

LEGO City Undercover Exposed

Mystery solved

Last year's LEGO City Stories is now LEGO City Undercover, and judging from the first gameplay trailer below it could be quite special. The open world genre might be the preserve of the more adult titles these days, but LEGO City Undercover keeps things distinctly family-friendly by having you solve crimes instead of committing them...

E3 2012: SiNG is Nintendo's All-Singing, All-Dancing Wii U Game

SiNG is Nintendo's All-Singing, All-Dancing Wii U Game

So it might be good

Wii was heaven for people who like singing and dancing games, and it looks like Nintendo wants to keep that trend rolling with SiNG (temporary title) on Wii U. Developed by FreeStyleGames (the DJ Hero people) it's a cross between karaoke and dancing. The Wii U GamePad displays lyrics during karaoke, and can be used as an audio...

E3 2012: Paper Mario: Sticker Star Shots and Details

Paper Mario: Sticker Star Shots and Details

Sticker round

After a long wait, Nintendo finally brought Paper Mario: Sticker Star out of the cupboard and slapped a holiday release date on the box. Mario's thin adventure has a sticky addition with — predictably — stickers, which can be used both in and out of battle. Intelligent Systems — surely having a busy time with Game & Wario in...

E3 2012: Iwata Asks Eguchi About Wii U

Iwata Asks Eguchi About Wii U

The ideals of Wii U

Satoru Iwata has conducted another of his famous Iwata Asks interviews. The lucky guy on the receiving end of the questions this time is one Katsuya Eguchi, the general software producer of Wii U. Eguchi is perhaps best known as the creator of Animal Crossing and the producer of Wii Sports. During the 18 minute chat, Eguchi...

E3 2012: Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Shots and Details

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Shots and Details

Boo

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon is finally coming to 3DS this holiday season, and while there's no new trailer to share with you we do have some new screenshots and details to share with you. There'll be multiple mansions to explore, each with unique ghosts and puzzles to solve. It's out for 3DS before Christmas. Ghostly Adventures Await in...

E3 2012: Pikmin 3 Wii U Trailer is Plucky

Pikmin 3 Wii U Trailer is Plucky

But one-player only

We finally saw Pikmin 3 today, and now you can relive that moment below. Shigeru Miyamoto's garden simulator comes to HD for the first time with four new leaders, but sadly it's only a single-player experience, a missed opportunity considering the potential for co-operative play. Still, after years of waiting, at least we have...

E3 2012: Nintendo Land's Zelda Game Has Us in Stitches

Nintendo Land's Zelda Game Has Us in Stitches

Link's never looked cuter

Nintendo Land combines several key Nintendo franchises — Zelda, Animal Crossing and more — into a theme park-style minigame compilation. Each title has its own new graphical style, and the super-cutesy hand-stitched Zelda game certainly tickles our fancy. The Legend of Zelda: Battle Quest game features archery and...