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Feature: The Murky World of Anonymous Sources

The Murky World of Anonymous Sources

Don't forget the codeword

As a website that prides itself on bringing you the most interesting, relevant and occasionally important Nintendo news, we here at Nintendo Life realise that we've been missing an important weapon in our arsenal: an anonymous source. While we normally prefer to name our sources, whether reporting news from other websites...

News: Best Buy Gives Strongest Indication Yet That Black Ops 2 Wii U Is Coming

Best Buy Gives Strongest Indication Yet That Black Ops 2 Wii U Is Coming

Pre-order tags in-store now

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 coming to Wii U is starting to become gaming's worst-kept secret; although no official confirmation has been made as yet, it's looking very likely that we'll be enjoying Activision's world famous war simulation on our shiny new Wii U consoles at some point in the near future. And that's a...

News: Could The Wii U GamePad Suffer From Latency?

Could The Wii U GamePad Suffer From Latency?

Early hands-on reports suggest so

One of the most impressive aspects of the Wii U's GamePad controller is its ability to stream gameplay directly from the console so you can play on it even when someone else is hogging your television. This facet of the controller could be a massive selling point in homes that boast large families and subsequently...

Rumour: Tomodachi Collection 3DS Coming to the West

Tomodachi Collection 3DS Coming to the West

With a brand new name

We've just heard an interesting pre-E3 rumour: Nintendo could announce a localisation of Tomodachi Collection for 3DS. We've heard whispers a Nintendo game known as Communicator Gamers Collection is on the way to the West, which would certainly fit as Tomodachi Collection's new title. Nintendo has said we'll hear about new...

Rumour: Nintendo to Announce Bigger 3DS Tomorrow

Nintendo to Announce Bigger 3DS Tomorrow

Nikkei at it again

Update: Nintendo has denied the rumour. Japanese newspaper Nikkei — which has proven right about Nintendo rumours on many occasions — is reporting we'll see a new 3DS model announced tomorrow. The paper claims we'll see a 3DS redesign boasting a 4.3 inch screen, approximately 1.5 times larger than the current machine. Nikkei...

Rumour: Wii U Price Reveal Coming Tomorrow

Wii U Price Reveal Coming Tomorrow

Wallets at the ready

Nintendo has said that the Wii U release date and price announcements will come after E3, but Japanese newspaper Nikkei (via Andriasang) believes we could hear as soon as tomorrow. The paper — which has a proven track record in getting this information right — claims the machine will sell for 30,000 Yen. That's around...

News: No, There Is Not a Star Fox & Metroid Crossover Game

No, There Is Not a Star Fox & Metroid Crossover Game

Told you so

In our big Wii U E3 rumour round-up yesterday we gave our reasons why the rumoured Metroid and Star Fox crossover game wasn't going to happen. And guess what? It isn't happening. Originator of the rumour Paul Gale Network has revealed the game is not in development at Retro Studios and therefore will not be shown off at E3 next week...

Reaction: The Big Wii U Rumour Round-Up

The Big Wii U Rumour Round-Up

Future prospects

We’re now less than a week out from Nintendo’s E3 conference where the cover will finally be pulled off so many mysteries surrounding Wii U. Since debuting the console at last year’s conference Nintendo has been tight-lipped on the subject, and when excitement is high and valid information is low, it can only lead to one...

Rumour: Splinter Cell: Blacklist Coming to Wii U

Splinter Cell: Blacklist Coming to Wii U

Play Sam again

Ubisoft's got a lot of Wii U games to show off next Monday, and one of them might feature everyone's favourite gruff-voiced special agent spy that's not Solid Snake. According to reports, Splinter Cell: Blacklist is heading to Wii U, PS3 and Xbox 360 in early 2013. Ubisoft has refused to comment, saying only it "doesn't comment on...

Rumour: Blockbuster UK Lists 25 Wii U Games

Blockbuster UK Lists 25 Wii U Games

Some surprising names

We're a month away from E3 but Blockbuster reckons it's got the Wii U software line-up all figured out, listing 25 titles for pre-order. The list, according to photos sent to GoNintendo, is: Aliens: Colonial Marines Assassin's Creed III Batman: Arkham City Darksiders II DiRT 3 Formula 1 All Stars Game Party Ghost Recon...

News: Nintendo America Registers Fire Emblem 3DS Domain

Nintendo America Registers Fire Emblem 3DS Domain

And relax

So far only Nintendo Japan and Nintendo Europe have confirmed their plans for Fire Emblem Kakusei (aka Fire Emblem: Awakening), but it looks like Nintendo of America will be right behind them. The North American arm registered the domain FireEmblemAwakening.com, which currently redirects to Nintendo.com. The wing also registered domains...

News: Nintendo Buys Supermario4.com Web Domain

Nintendo Buys Supermario4.com Web Domain

An intriguing choice, yes?

The news that Nintendo recently purchased a Mario related web domain is not always interesting, especially as big companies often buy web addresses just to prevent others using them. When we saw that supermario4.com was a recent acquisition for Nintendo, however, we were definitely intrigued. It may be rampant speculation,...

Rumour: ViviTouch to Demo Wii U Haptics Tech at E3

ViviTouch to Demo Wii U Haptics Tech at E3

Feels good

Here's a Wii U rumour that's more towards the 'believable' end of the scale: Wii U's new controller could include haptic technology. According to an E3 floor plan (via NeoGAF), haptics specialist ViviTouch will show a Wii U peripheral at the upcoming trade show. ViviTouch's haptic tech is a more advanced form of physical feedback than...

Rumour: Wii U Release Date Unveiled in Mystery Email

Wii U Release Date Unveiled in Mystery Email

So secret we can't see it

It's Wii U speculation day, it seems. Just as we get over the latest anonymous sources telling us that Wii U is less powerful than PS3 and Xbox 360, we hear about the Wii U release dates being leaked. According to a Wii U themed website, and now being circulated around the web, Nintendo's next console will hit North America...

Rumour: Ubisoft to Bring Your Shape to Wii U

Ubisoft to Bring Your Shape to Wii U

The shock

Ubisoft's Your Shape series rose to prominence on Kinect, but it stopped off on Wii first before leaping onto Microsoft's swanky sensor. Now it looks like the fitness series is ready to come back to Nintendo, with a Wii U version supposedly in the works. According to a post from The Royalty Network (via Go Nintendo), Ubisoft has requested...