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News: If You Know Dragon Quest Trivia, You Could Meet the Creator

If You Know Dragon Quest Trivia, You Could Meet the Creator

Not as ominous as it sounds

Nintendo's agreement to promote Square Enix's upcoming Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation on DS proves both companies are eager to capitalise on the success of last year's Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies. Last year, series creator Yuji Horii attended the DQIX launch to meet fans, but this year you'll have to earn your right to meet him by taking part in..

News: If You Cross Mario with Twitter, You Get Super Twario

If You Cross Mario with Twitter, You Get Super Twario

Cutesy client makes Twitter a game

We can all agree that Super Mario Bros. has made a big influence on gaming, but social networking? Not so much. Until today that is, with a new Mario-inspired Twitter application now on the iPhone. The bunny-hopping Super Twario client launched on the App Store today, turning the social messaging site into a platform game, letting users bang their heads against..

News: Now You Can Follow Shantae Wherever You Are

Now You Can Follow Shantae Wherever You Are

Via Twitter, that is

The wait for Shantae: Risky's Revenge is proving too much to bear for some. If you're one of those folks desperate to get their hands on the genie's goods, you might want to direct some of your enthusiasm and impatience to the official Shantae Twitter account. As you'd expect, the genie's first tweets have been explaining...

News: The Nintendo Era is Over, Tweets Former Final Fantasy Scribe

The Nintendo Era is Over, Tweets Former Final Fantasy Scribe

Ex-Square writer says the iPad marks the beginning of the end for Nintendo's handheld dominace

Although Nintendo's position in the home console market has been contested numerous times over the past few decades, it has always held court over one sector of the video game industry: the humble handheld. With the Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS, the veteran firm has seen off..

News: Lords of Shadow to Feature Classic Nintendo Castlevania Music

Lords of Shadow to Feature Classic Nintendo Castlevania Music

Super Castlevania IV's brilliant soundtrack is coming back from the dead

Castlevania producer David Cox has tweeted that the upcoming PS3/360 title Lords of Shadow is to feature classic tunes from older instalments of the series - more specifically the fourth title, which appeared on the SNES in 1991. Here's the tweet: Today I heard the waterfall music from Super Castlevania 4 fully orchestrated..

News: Cave Story Confirmed for Australia

Cave Story Confirmed for Australia

Spelunker down under

Attention: Australians! Put that boomerang away and throw some shrimp on the barby! Cave Story was just confirmed by its developer / publisher Nicalis via their Twitter feed. Also, apparently the company thinks that your country is a part of Europe. According to their post: Australia WILL have Cave Story on WiiWare along with the rest of Europe. The new music (.org and..

News: Rage of the Gladiator Coming to Europe on Friday

Rage of the Gladiator Coming to Europe on Friday

And there's even a fun contest to go along with it!

Ghostfire Games has just announced that their WiiWare fighting release Rage of the Gladiator will be coming to the European WiiWare service this Friday. To further sweeten things up a bit, they're even going to be giving away a free copy of the game to one lucky European gamer each and every day to celebrate the release. You can check out the..

News: Rage of the Gladiator Giveaway

Rage of the Gladiator Giveaway

Win your very own copy of the game

Ghostfire Games have just announced that they're running a contest to give 15 lucky gamers a free copy of their newest WiiWare release Rage of the Gladiator. All you have to do is Twitter their account with your Wii Code and one winner will be chosen each day to receive a copy of the game. You can check out the details below for more information. Win a free copy..

News: Dave Perry May Know Truth About 3DS

Dave Perry May Know Truth About 3DS

Industry veteran hints he's familiar with new tech

File this strictly under "rumour," but industry stalwart Dave Perry, famous for Earthworm Jim, has dropped a hint on Twitter that he may know something we don't regarding the mysterious Nintendo 3DS. Perry recently tweeted that he was: Excited about the Nintendo 3DS. I've got the Fuji 3D...

News: David Jaffe Inspired by Zelda

David Jaffe Inspired by Zelda

God of War producer would like to re-design his flagship series with more “Zelda 64” elements

David Jaffe, producer of the hit PlayStation-exclusive series God of War has revealed on his Twitter account that if he were to remake the series now he would like to include more elements inspired by “Zelda 64.” If I were to do GOW now, I would do GOW meets ZELDA 64 structure. Much more..

News: Get Your Name in Furry Legends

Get Your Name in Furry Legends

Developer Gamelion extends Twitter competition

Gamelion have extended their online competition - which offers one lucky gamer the chance to have their actual, real-life name inserted into their upcoming WiiWare title Furry Legends - into the New Year. To enter, just follow the development team on Twitter and come January 31st they'll randomly select one of their fans to have their name displayed..

News: Join the Official Nintendo Life Facebook Group!

Join the Official Nintendo Life Facebook Group!

Spread the love...

Yes, it’s true that we’re a bit late to jump on the Facebook bandwagon (only by three years!) but that’s cool – due to popular demand we finally got around to creating our very own Facebook page. If you're a Facebook fan then this will be a good place to chat to other Nintendo Life readers, the staff and even developers. If Facebook isn’t your thing, then it’s worth..

Rumour: New Mario In the Works?

New Mario In the Works?

Charles Martinet reckons so...

A Twitter account purporting to belong to one Charles Martinet - none other than the wonderful voice of our favorite plumber - has recently been posting about an as-yet unspecified new Mario title. Read this tweet from a few days ago: Mama Mia!!!! I'm going to Seattle this week to record a new Mario game! Followed by this one two days later: Big day tomorrow!..

Competitions: Twitter Fun Winner

Twitter Fun Winner

We could only pick one!

So our recent Twitter-based competition has come to an end and we can announce that ejamer has been crowned the winner and will find 2000 lovely Nintendo Points heading his way shortly. Here's the winning entry in all its chucklesome glory: Thanks to everyone who took part! Don't forget to follow nintendolife on Twitter if you haven't done so already!

Competitions: More Twitter Fun

More Twitter Fun

Win 2000 Nintendo points by giving nintendolife a shout out!

Here’s an easy competition that could win you 2000 Nintendo points to spend on downloadable games of your choosing. Simply follow us on Twitter and tweet the following phrase to your personal Twitterverse: "Follow @nintendolife because they ................." Obviously you fill in the blank bit of the phrase. The tweet which..

Competitions: Twitter Joke Winner

Twitter Joke Winner

So who made us chuckle the most?

Our recent ‘send us a joke on Twitter’ competition seems to have been very popular as a quick Twitter search will demonstrate. The jokes ranged from very funny to plain awful. We certainly admired the persistence of some readers such as BulbasaurusRex, but didn’t anyone ever tell you that less is more? :-p Sadly, there can of course only be one winner and..

Competitions: Follow nintendolife on Twitter

Follow nintendolife on Twitter

Tell us a joke and be in for a chance to win 2000 Nintendo points.

Here’s an easy competition for all you crazy kids who are down with Twitter. Simply follow nintendolife and tweet us with a funny joke using no more than 140 characters. The tweet which makes us chuckle the most will win the prize – it couldn’t be simpler! We promise to follow...

News: Car Jack Streets Coming To DSiWare?

Car Jack Streets Coming To DSiWare?

iPhone GTA clone could be making the jump to Nintendo's handheld

Mobile phone developer Tag Games has posted an entry on its Twitter account which reveals that its Car Jack Streets title is coming to the Nintendo DSi. The Grand Theft Auto clone - which has previously appeared on mobile phones and the iPhone, to much critical and commercial acclaim - would be a pretty good fit for DSiWare, although..

News: Klonoa 3? Depends On Wiimake's Sales

Klonoa 3? Depends On Wiimake's Sales

Series creator has ideas for sequel but needs financial incentive.

Cartoony platformer Klonoa's Wiimake has enjoyed critical success, which must make Namco pleased as punch over the decision to resurrect the series. So does that mean sequels are imminent? That one falls under a big fat "maybe," as the series creator, Hideo Yoshizawa, told Nintendo Power that critics ain't everything,..

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