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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...

News: Nintendo UK Launches The Legend Of Zelda Facebook Page

Nintendo UK Launches The Legend Of Zelda Facebook Page

Your face(book) is beaming!

Nintendo UK has launched the official Legend of Zelda Facebook page — just in time for the announcement of a new instalment for the Nintendo 3DS. What remarkable timing! The page already has some images from the new game on it, and is sure to be filled with more Zelda-specific goodies as the months roll by. If you're...

News: Luigi's Mansion 2 Refuses to Get Scared Out of the UK Top 10

Luigi's Mansion 2 Refuses to Get Scared Out of the UK Top 10

No Wii U exclusives in the top 40

Last week we were rather pleased to report that Luigi's Mansion 2 secured 5th place in the UK all-format chart for the second week running; maintaining a top 10 place beyond launch week is relatively rare for 3DS titles in the region. That was an excellent achievement, but even better news this week is that Luigi is...

News: Luigi's Mansion 2 Spooks Its Way Into UK Top Ten

Luigi's Mansion 2 Spooks Its Way Into UK Top Ten

LEGO City Undercover can't quite crack the case

Last week saw two notable new releases on Nintendo platforms in the UK, with Luigi's Mansion 2 — known as Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon in some regions — hitting 3DS, and LEGO City Undercover landing on Wii U. Luigi's ghost-filled adventure enjoyed the best performance of the two, coming in at 5th...

News: Monster Hunter And Price Cut Trigger Wii U Sales Spike In UK

Monster Hunter And Price Cut Trigger Wii U Sales Spike In UK

125 percent increase compared to previous week

MCV has reported that Wii U hardware sales rose by 125 percent in the UK last week. The staggering leap is thought to have been caused by the UK launch of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, as well as HMV's price reduction on the Premium bundle - a deal which represents a saving of £140. Were you one of the...

News: UK Gamers Rate Wii As "Best Ever" Console

UK Gamers Rate Wii As "Best Ever" Console

2,000 GAME customers cast their vote

A survey of GAME customers in the United Kingdom has revealed that the general public rates the Wii as the world's best ever console. The high street chain quizzed 2,000 of its customers to obtain the information, and the Wii claimed 15% of the total vote. The Super Nintendo was the next most popular Nintendo...

News: Wii Mini Generating Little Interest in The UK

Wii Mini Generating Little Interest in The UK

Maybe the cold weather is putting people off...

The Wii Mini emerged as a Canadian exclusive back in December and, relatively speaking, it did reasonably well - shifting 35,700 units between its launch and 31st January. This lead Nintendo to bring the bizarre little console to other markets - one of which was the UK, where it was rele