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News: Rumours Surface of Android Emulation On The Nintendo NX and Potential Deals With Amazon and Disney

Rumours Surface of Android Emulation On The Nintendo NX and Potential Deals With Amazon and Disney

Our salt is ready

Rumours are always around with Nintendo, and as E3 taught us (again) it's a case of picking the sources you trust carefully. While not right on everything, Revogamers has been on the ball with rumours occasionally in the past, so with a bucket of salt handy it's worth considering what it has to say. The site's latest dollop of...

Rumour: Animal Crossing and Pixel 8-Bit Mario amiibo Look Set For E3 Reveal

Animal Crossing and Pixel 8-Bit Mario amiibo Look Set For E3 Reveal

Nintendo Spain is to blame this time

It seems that inadvertent E3 reveals are continuing to spill out, this time courtesy of a sloppy promotional email sent out by Nintendo Spain. In a mailing to promote the new amiibo announced during Masahiro Sakurai's Super Smash Bros. Special Presentation, it seems that some artwork has outlined more of the...

Rumour: Code Digging With amiibo Raises Potential for a Future of Pokémon Cards and Mii Fighters

Code Digging With amiibo Raises Potential for a Future of Pokémon Cards and Mii Fighters

The door has been opened

While there are many opinions regarding the ongoing challenges of successfully collecting amiibo, the continually expanding range - there'll even be a Chibi-Robo figurine - suggests that it's a major part of Nintendo's plans. The possibilities for expansion are certainly vast. Clues to Nintendo's intentions can be found in...

News: Work in Progress Video Fires Up Shigeru Miyamoto and Nintendo E3 Rumours

Work in Progress Video Fires Up Shigeru Miyamoto and Nintendo E3 Rumours

But...

E3 is about a month away, which means rumours will arrive with great regularity. Another is now doing the rounds about a potential E3 show; while potentially exciting, it's important to break it down and realise that, actually, it may not be entirely accurate. The source of this buzz is a presentation from NAB 2015, a major convention run by...

Rumour: More Super Smash Bros. Code Digging Points to Five Planned DLC Characters and Seven Stages

More Super Smash Bros. Code Digging Points to Five Planned DLC Characters and Seven Stages

Pass the salt...

Nintendo knows what it's done. It's releasing paid-DLC characters for Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, opened the Smash Bros. Fighter Ballot for fans to vote for future inclusions, and in the process got us dreaming of exciting characters arriving in the future. Rumours and counter-rumours fly around as a result. Of...

Rumour: Mickey, Minnie Mouse and Olaf Among Characters on the Way in Disney Infinity 3.0

Mickey, Minnie Mouse and Olaf Among Characters on the Way in Disney Infinity 3.0

Not to be frozen out

The toys-to-life market is going to be a fascinating battlefield this year, with multi-platform arrivals on the horizon for Skylanders, LEGO Dimensions and the anticipated Disney Infinity 3.0. All are confirmed or have strong odds of coming to Wii U, and let's not forget Nintendo's own multi-functional amiibo range to further...

Weirdness: Street Fighter's Ryu is Now Being Rumoured as Future DLC in Super Smash Bros.

Street Fighter's Ryu is Now Being Rumoured as Future DLC in Super Smash Bros.

And Roy, by the way

Get that salt ready, Super Smash Bros. fans, we have rumours that are claimed to be based on the latest source files buried in the latest game update. Got some salt? Good, let's begin. A poster over on Reddit, who claims to be part of the 3DS modding scene, has apparently been digging around in source files following the latest...

Rumour: Project X Zone 2: Brave New World Heading to 3DS

Project X Zone 2: Brave New World Heading to 3DS

More cross-over goodness seems to be on the cards

Project X Zone on 3DS isn't perfect, but its bonkers storyline and mashups of Capcom, Sega and Bandai Namco certainly aren't dull. A lengthy, occasionally odd game, for fans of those companies and their storied franchises it can be a slice of anarchic strategy heaven. The good news is that a sequel...

Talking Point: That Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door 3DS Rumour Looks Fake, But Do You Want it to be True?

That Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door 3DS Rumour Looks Fake, But Do You Want it to be True?

Remakes and remasters seem like a win-win for Nintendo

In the past 24 hours (at the time of writing) there has been excitable chatter around a 'leak' for a 3DS version of the GameCube classic Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, considered by some to be the best of the charming RPG series. We'd love to believe it - originally shared on Reddit, a...

Rumour: Warner Bros. is Working on Building a LEGO Toys-To-Life Game

Warner Bros. is Working on Building a LEGO Toys-To-Life Game

Get those wallets ready

The toys-to-life idea introduced in Activision’s Skylanders series is a deviously profitable one. The whole business model is built on the idea of selling video games alongside a range of toys that unlock specific content when scanned into the games after using a certain peripheral. So, in essence one must pay a significant...

News: The Happy Mask Salesman is Teased for a Reappearance in a New Zelda Game

The Happy Mask Salesman is Teased for a Reappearance in a New Zelda Game

The ride never ends

Nintendo just loves to tease fans in regards to The Legend of Zelda series. Case in point, development of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D was begun in 2011, yet Nintendo opted to not outright inform gamers of this, choosing instead to lead them on by subtle hints in interviews and occasional easter eggs in games. In light...

Rumour: South African Retailer Lists Greninja, Jigglypuff and Splatoon amiibo for May Release

South African Retailer Lists Greninja, Jigglypuff and Splatoon amiibo for May Release

Prepare a bucket of salt

It's pretty obvious that Nintendo's keen to make the most of amiibo, through including NFC support in the New Nintendo 3DS and lining up a host of figures for future arrivals in stores. With that in mind a rumour started by a South African retailer listing is plausible, albeit we urge caution due to the somewhat random...

Rumour: Upcoming Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call DLC Brings More Classic Tracks

Upcoming Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call DLC Brings More Classic Tracks

Chrono Trigger and Secret of Mana tracks included

Fortunately for fans of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, Square Enix has kept busy since its 2014 launch, providing fans with various various DLC packages that include a range of confirmed additional tracks on the way. Although Square Enix has already announced and released a variety of DLC...

Rumour: Nintendo Plotting amiibo Super Mario Collection Meltdown With Gold and Silver Editions

Nintendo Plotting amiibo Super Mario Collection Meltdown With Gold and Silver Editions

Surely not...

Nintendo's enjoyed some success with amiibo so far, amassing millions of sales and seeing demand remain sky-high on the Super Smash Bros. range, to the point that it's struggling to provide enough stock of specific rare figures. In March we'll see the Super Mario range join the ranks, of course, but it seems that there may be even more...

News: Ocarina Of Time 3D Reportedly No Longer In Production

Ocarina Of Time 3D Reportedly No Longer In Production

Digital version still available via the eShop

With the release of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D looming, there are still 3DS owners out there who are yet to play the 2011 remaster of Ocarina of Time on Nintendo’s latest handheld. With this in mind, a 3DS owner who was planning to do exactly that prior to the release of Majora’s Mask...

Rumour: Wave 3 amiibo Release Dates Revealed for North America

Wave 3 amiibo Release Dates Revealed for North America

GameStop memo apparently shows that figures will arrive in waves

So many have been eagerly awaiting an official release date announcement for wave 3 amiibo in North America, rather than the vague "February 2015" that has been floating around; now we're finally one step closer. Earlier today, a Reddit user by the name of KingOfRedLions posted on the...

Rumour: Terraria is Making Its Way to Wii U and 3DS

Terraria is Making Its Way to Wii U and 3DS

Terrariafic

505 Games' Terraria is a 2D sandbox game that falls somewhere in between Minecraft and Metroid on the gameplay spectrum. Featuring vibrant pixel art, exploration, quests, crafting and randomly generated 2D worlds, it's really a wonder this one has taken so long to find its way onto Nintendo platforms. After all, it's been available on...

Rumour: Red New Nintendo 3DS XL With 13th February Launch Appears in Marketing Poster

Red New Nintendo 3DS XL With 13th February Launch Appears in Marketing Poster

Also suggest a same day release for Majora's Mask 3D and Monster Hunter

We've seen some fun Nintendo Direct and New Nintendo 3DS rumours today, but this one is too irresistible to not share. Just bear in mind that this could be clever photoshopping, but if true the details will certainly cause a storm. It's all in the design; the image below is...

Rumour: New Nintendo 3DS To Launch In Europe Next Week

New Nintendo 3DS To Launch In Europe Next Week

Leak from Finnish retailer suggests January 12th release date

UPDATE: A pinch of salt may be required in this case -- as some of you have already pointed out, the age rating on the box appears to be Australian. The console launched in that region before Christmas. Could this be imported stock, or a bad fake? It wouldn't be the first time that stock...