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News: Talented Artist Transforms Humble UK Town Into Epic Zelda Map

Talented Artist Transforms Humble UK Town Into Epic Zelda Map

Art attack

Marketed as "16 Days of music, art, comedy, spoken word, film, workshops, debates and performances", the Switch Fringe Festival is a UK-based event which aims to promote local artists and performers. In a pretty awesome move, artist The Decibel Kid has created a map covering all of the venues which is based on The Legend of Zelda...

News: 3DS UK Market Share Stood At 26% In May

3DS UK Market Share Stood At 26% In May

It was just 19% in Q1 2013

The 3DS is really starting to push on in the UK and has upped its market share by seven percentage points since the beginning of 2013. During its analyst briefing, Nintendo stated that the 3DS had 26% market share in May, compared to just 19% between January and March. [tweet 344856520552493056] This could have been...

News: Luigi's Mansion 2 Scares Its Way Back Into the UK Top 10

Luigi's Mansion 2 Scares Its Way Back Into the UK Top 10

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate sneaks into the top 40

It's UK chart day, once again, and we have more 3DS success stories to share, as two of Nintendo's notable recent releases continue to show strong momentum in the top 10. Luigi's Mansion 2 has spooked enough consumers to climb back up to 8th in the all-format chart and become the highest placed 3DS...

News: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D Maintains Top Ten 3DS Run

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D Maintains Top Ten 3DS Run

Clinging on at number eight

UKIE has issued the UK all-format software charts for last week, and confirmation of Donkey Kong Country Returns coming in eighth place — three down from its debut week — means another week with a 3DS exclusive in the UK top 10; we've now had quite a few consecutive weeks where that's been the case. Elsewhere,...

News: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D Swings Into the UK Top 10

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D Swings Into the UK Top 10

The 3DS is on a roll

For many months there was little point in reporting the UKIE UK all-format charts, as Nintendo games rarely featured. That's changed in recent times, with the 3DS enjoying a surge of popular releases that have not only started strongly, but continue to perform well after week one. This week's latest entry is Donkey Kong...

News: Nintendo UK Wants To Know Why You Love Your 3DS

Nintendo UK Wants To Know Why You Love Your 3DS

"3DSreasons" campaign hits YouTube and other social networks

The 3DS is having a bumper 2013, with titles like Fire Emblem: Awakening, Luigi's Mansion 2, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate thrilling fans all over the globe. However, killer software isn't the only reason to love Nintendo's popular portable —

News: Nintendo Unleashed Tour Coming To 2013 MCM London Comic Con

Nintendo Unleashed Tour Coming To 2013 MCM London Comic Con

Wii U and 3DS titles playable on the show floor

Nintendo UK has confirmed that it is bringing its popular Nintendo Unleashed tour to the forthcoming MCM London Comic Con, which is due to take place from 24th to the 26th May at the ExCel London. The largest comic and pop culture show in the UK, the MCM Comic Con will play host to a dedicated...

News: UK Mainstream Newspaper Declares 3DS The "Best Console Ever"

UK Mainstream Newspaper Declares 3DS The "Best Console Ever"

Rare display of common sense from The Sun

We're so used to seeing negative press for video games that it's a genuine shock when mainstream media outlets lavish praise on our beloved hobby. UK tabloid The Sun is a prime culprit when it comes to whipping the general public into a frenzy when it comes to gaming — it was one of the publications which...

News: UK Retro Gaming Event Gathers Steam Ahead Of May Launch

UK Retro Gaming Event Gathers Steam Ahead Of May Launch

A festival of vintage gaming

If you're based in the UK and have a soft spot for the games of yesteryear then you might want to look into buying a ticket for Revival. The event — which is the successor to the popular Retro Fusion show — takes place on the weekend of May 18th / 19th at Wolverhampton Racecourse in the Midlands, and over a thousand...

News: Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Gathering Happening This Saturday in London

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Gathering Happening This Saturday in London

Don't leave your 3DS in the item box

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate has been available for a good month now and Wii U gamers from around the world have been meeting up online to track ferocious beasts down together. Of course, many have picked up the 3DS version which means they can't nip online to fight with others. That hasn't stopped one bunch of...

News: Watch_Dogs Stalking Onto U.S. Wii U Consoles on 19th November, Europe on 21st November

Watch_Dogs Stalking Onto U.S. Wii U Consoles on 19th November, Europe on 21st November

New trailer and details of four different special editions released

Ubisoft has confirmed that Watch_Dogs will launch in the U.S. on 19th November, Europe on 21st November and in the UK on 22nd November. In terms of UK retail offerings, meanwhile, the game will be available in four (count 'em) different editions: Dedsec (UK exclusive), Vigilante...

Event: Nintendo UK 3DS Showcase

Nintendo UK 3DS Showcase

We sample the best 2013 has to offer

Last week we were invited to a Nintendo 3DS showcase to get first-hand impressions of some of the upcoming releases in the next few months for Nintendo’s handheld, as well as a demo of the recently announced 3DS Zelda game. We've already previewed a number of these titles in detail from a similar event in San...

News: Fresh Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Stock Arrives In The UK

Fresh Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Stock Arrives In The UK

The hunt is back on

Getting hold of a copy of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate in the UK has been easier said than done since the game launched in March; the popularity of Capcom's beast-slaying epic has resulted in a situation where demand has far outstripped supply. Thankfully, Nintendo UK has gotten in touch with us this morning to confirm that the...

News: Nintendo And GAME Hosting Multiplayer Mayhem Event This Weekend

Nintendo And GAME Hosting Multiplayer Mayhem Event This Weekend

Don't forget your 3DS

Nintendo is giving the 3DS a lot of love at the moment. Yesterday it dedicated an entire Nintendo Direct presentation to the handheld and today it's announced it will be joining forces with UK retailer GAME to hold a massive 3DS multiplayer event across the country this weekend. Multiplayer Mayhem will take place between 10am...