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Rumour: Intelligent Systems Is Working On New Paper Mario For Wii U

Intelligent Systems Is Working On New Paper Mario For Wii U

Game is currently being localised and tested

Nintendo fans and miners of insider information Emily Rogers and Liam Robertson (the latter of whom is a regular contributor to Nintendo Life) have apparently uncovered details on a Paper Mario sequel for Wii U. According to the report - which is based on information from five different sources - the...

Rumour: Online Survey Mentions NX's 4K Video Streaming, 900p Gameplay And Hybrid Hardware

Online Survey Mentions NX's 4K Video Streaming, 900p Gameplay And Hybrid Hardware

Excuse me sir, but do you have some salt I could borrow?

The NX rumour mill is working at full capacity right now, which is hardly surprising as Nintendo hasn't given us a great deal of solid information on what the machine will be like. To fill the void - and possibly the time as well - we've seen plenty of rumours popping up, but this latest one...

Rumour: Nintendo Software Technology Working On Free-To-Play amiibo Game, Could Be Switching To Mobile In The Future

Nintendo Software Technology Working On Free-To-Play amiibo Game, Could Be Switching To Mobile In The Future

Big changes happening at Nintendo's US-based studio

Nintendo Software Technology - as we've reported in the past - has endured a troubled history of late. The studio responsible for Wave Race: Blue Storm and Mario vs. Donkey Kong was once a major player in Nintendo's network of internal studios, but the costly disaster that was Proje

Rumour: PEGI Rating Outs the Development of a Tharsis Port for Wii U

PEGI Rating Outs the Development of a Tharsis Port for Wii U

The latest from Choice Provisions

Choice Provisions is a prolific studio responsible for engaging and quirky gameplay experiences. Titles such as Woah Dave!, the Bit. Trip Saga, and Dragon Fantasy: The Volumes of Westeria, are its most notable releases and they've all done pretty well commercially and critically. Perhaps in an effort to provide...

Rumour: Leading Japanese Game Company Kidnapped Dev's Sister To Stop Them From Working With Nintendo

Leading Japanese Game Company Kidnapped Dev's Sister To Stop Them From Working With Nintendo

A disturbing tale of Japan's criminal underworld

You might assume that the only connection that Japanese gangsters have with video gaming is via Sega's popular Yakuza series, but a little digging reveals anecdotes about console shipment times being shifted to avoid criminal interference and even suggestions that Nintendo itself could have historic...

Rumour: Retro Is Working On A Game It Pitched To Nintendo, And It's Not Metroid Prime 4

Retro Is Working On A Game It Pitched To Nintendo, And It's Not Metroid Prime 4

"The time is now for Retro to do an original property"

Just what is Retro Studios up to right now? That's the question that many a Nintendo fan has asked over the past year or so, and when E3 2015 came and went without any news from the Metroid Prime creator, brows became even more furrowed. However, Nintendo Life contributor and Unseen64 archivist...

Rumour: Data Miners Reveal That The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Will Be Receiving DLC

Data Miners Reveal That The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Will Be Receiving DLC

New areas and new costumes appear to be on the way

It's amazing to think how far Nintendo has come along with paid DLC in the last few years. The Nintendo of five years ago seemed to be very reluctant to consider adding content to their games, though admittedly the DS and Wii didn't have the best infrastructure for this kind of thing. Now it's an...

Rumour: Dataminers Dig Up eShop Listings For Super Mario Galaxy, Zelda: Skyward Sword And Metroid: Other M

Dataminers Dig Up eShop Listings For Super Mario Galaxy, Zelda: Skyward Sword And Metroid: Other M

Following in the footsteps of Twilight Princess HD

We recently reported on a rumour which seemed to suggest that Nintendo is currently working on a HD remake of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for the Wii U. Since then, dataminers have discovered references to other titles, including Super Mario Galaxy,

News: A New Shin Megami Tensei Announcement Has Been Teased by Atlus

A New Shin Megami Tensei Announcement Has Been Teased by Atlus

New game on the horizon?

The Japanese website for Shin Megami Tensei IV has been recently updated with a very curious image of a stone wall accompanied by some text which apparently says something to the effect that in 15,000 tweets a disaster will occur. This could be anything related to the series, but do keep in mind that a representative from...

Rumour: New Report Suggests That Konami Has All But Abandoned Console Development 

New Report Suggests That Konami Has All But Abandoned Console Development 

PES and Metal Gear Online are the only titles spared

With the incredible commercial and critical success of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain you'd think that publisher Konami would be feeling pretty pleased about its home console output, but it would appear that earlier reports regarding the company exiting the domestic arena are true...

Rumour: XSEED Less Than Happy With Nintendo's About-Face On Publishing Devil's Third

XSEED Less Than Happy With Nintendo's About-Face On Publishing Devil's Third

The devil is in the detail

Devil's Third has endured a tortured route to retail, losing its original publisher THQ to bankruptcy and being picked up by Nintendo after years of development, but one of the most unusual twists was that it very nearly got dropped by Nintendo of America only to be picked up again when the company performed a...

Rumour: Fresh Sources Suggest Shovel Knight Is Indeed Digging His Way To Super Smash Bros.

Fresh Sources Suggest Shovel Knight Is Indeed Digging His Way To Super Smash Bros.

With an amiibo figure in tow, naturally

Rumours regarding Shovel Knight's inclusion in the Super Smash Bros. roster have been doing the rounds for quite some time, but we've managed to unearth some fresh evidence which suggests that Yacht Club Games' famous character is indeed about to take a bow in Nintendo's famous fighter. We've been in touch...

Rumour: Nintendo NX Shipping This Time Next Year, 20 Million Sales Targeted In First 12 Months

Nintendo NX Shipping This Time Next Year, 20 Million Sales Targeted In First 12 Months

Foxconn rumoured to be manufacturing the system

It is being reported that Nintendo's next games console - currently known as the Nintendo NX - will launch in July 2016. The source of the report is Taiwanese site DigiTimes, which is claiming that manufacturer Foxconn has won the contract to produce the console. However, it is thought that rival firm...

Rumour: Former Rare Composer David Wise Is Working On An Unannounced Nintendo Title

Former Rare Composer David Wise Is Working On An Unannounced Nintendo Title

Man behind Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze's music is back

David Wise is a living legend for many Nintendo fans, having contributed some amazing music to a dazzling array of classic Nintendo releases - the most famous of which is arguably the Donkey Kong Country franchise. Wise has since gone freelance but composed the fantastic soundtrack to...

News: Street Fighter Legend Ryu And Fire Emblem's Roy Found In Super Smash Bros. Patch Code

Street Fighter Legend Ryu And Fire Emblem's Roy Found In Super Smash Bros. Patch Code

Set to be officially revealed tomorrow?

Remember that rumour we reported on some time ago that Ryu and Roy could be coming to Super Smash Bros.? Well, it seems to be getting more real, as the character has been found in game patch data in the Japanese version of the game. Unseen64's Liam Robertson found the footage, which has been posted in...