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  • News Two Brothers Developer Speaks Of Nintendo In Glowing Terms

    Nintendo "fighting against a stereotype", says indie dev

    AckkStudios - the team behind Two Brothers - has given some more details about what it's like to work with Nintendo on the Wii U eShop. Speaking to Kotaku, brothers Brian and Andrew Allanson (spooky, eh?) spoke about how Nintendo had approached the development of the game,

  • News Cloudberry Kingdom Delayed On Wii U eShop

    We hope it's available 'berry' soon

    The developer behind Cloudberry Kingdom - Pwnee Studios - has revealed that its upcoming Wii U eShop title will be delayed. When asked if it would be available for download this month, the response from Pwnee was: Unfortunately it is not. Looks like we're going to delay for a bit and go for a simultaneous launch...

  • News Spin The Bottle Is A Wii U Game That Doesn't Use Your TV

    Involves "tight coordination, daring trust, body and eye contact or extreme flexibility"

    KnapNok Games has released details of its forthcoming Wii U eShop title Spin The Bottle, a game which allows up to 8 players to indulge in addictive micro-challenges which take their attention away from the TV and focus it solely on the Wii U GamePad. A...

  • News LEGO Lord Of The Rings Dated For 3DS, Wii And DS In Europe

    Three games to rule them all

    November is looking to be quite an expensive month for European Nintendo gamers, what with the Wii U just around the corner and titles such as Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion and Rabbids Rumble on the horizon. It's not about to get any easier, either - amid all this money spending madness, Warner Bros. has decided...

  • News Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two Receives Collector's Edition Treatment On Wii

    Epic is the word you're looking for

    Disney's Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two is due to release for the Wii on November 23rd, and fans can look forward to a special Collector's Edition of the game as well as the standard retail copy. UK retailer GAME has the exclusive on this bundle, which features a copy of the game, an 8GB Oswald-shaped USB stick...

  • News Wii U Won't Include Trophies Or Achievements

    Maybe in the future?

    Creative director and co-founder of 5th Cell Jeremiah Slaczka has revealed on NeoGAF that the Wii U will not have a universal achievement system. Slaczka went on to explain how Scribblenauts Unlimited would have its own in-game accomplishments: There are no Wii U accomplishments that are system wide. Scribblenauts Unlimited...

  • News Unemployment And Platforming Combine In Wii U Title 8-Bit Boy

    One man show

    Danish one-man studio AwesomeBlade Software has announced that its retro-themed platformer 8-Bit Boy is coming to the Wii U. Created by Rasmus Kønig Sørensen - a Danish ex-video game journalist with a bachelor degree in Construction Management - 8-Bit Boy is a love letter to the 2D platforming epics of old. Sørensen counts himself...

  • News Sonic The Hedgehog Dashing Onto Platforms In 2013

    Nintendo platforms, please

    Sega has revealed that it has plans to release new Sonic the Hedgehog games next year, but we are left in the dark as to what systems the titles will be on. In an interview with Toys 'N' Playthings, Sissel Henno - Head of Sega's brand licensing in Europe - said that as well as focusing on releasing toys and stationary...

  • News Hide And Seek Footage From Chasing Aurora is Found

    You can fly, but you can't hide

    We're certainly interested here at Nintendo Life when more information about Chasing Aurora emerges, so new footage of one of its multiplayer modes has caught our eye. Its attractive art style does it no harm, either. We interviewed developer Broken Rules last month, where it briefly mentioned the game's multiplayer...

  • News Shantae And The Pirate's Curse Announced For 3DS

    Your wish has been granted

    Brace yourselves, WayForward fans - the latest edition of Nintendo Power magazine (second to last, we should say) features the announcement of the 3DSWare title Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse on the front cover of the magazine, and is a direct sequel to Shantae: Risky's Revenge. Not too much information has been given...

  • News EA Releases Full Details On FIFA 13's Wii U GamePad Features

    A new way to play the beautiful game

    EA has now released a vast amount of detail on how FIFA 13 will make use of the Wii U GamePad's features. Some of this has already been covered in detail before, including taking control of the manager making strategic decisions on the sidelines, "shake and shoot" and touch screen navigation as opposed to...

  • News Wii U Madden NFL 13 Was Built In Just Six Months

    Tremendous turnaround

    We know that Madden NFL 13 on Wii U isn't going to offer all of the features seen in the 360 and PS3 editions of the game, but it's only now that the reason for this is becoming clear: the developers only had half a year to make the game. The amazing dev schedule has been revealed by IGN, w

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  • News Check Out the Concept Trailer for Monster Hunter 4

    A beast of a game

    Yesterday, we announced that Monster Hunter 4 was headed to the 3DS, the next entry in Capcom's popular franchise. You can now watch the announcement trailer below over and over, which the company has revealed is more concept than gameplay footage. Still, it's fun to watch, ain't it? There's no confirmation yet that this title will...

  • News Mario Tennis Smashing Onto 3DS

    Confirmed at conference

    We've just seen footage of a new Mario Tennis game coming to 3DS. We don't have much information on the project, but Andriasang confirms that it will support gyroscope control. You can view a screen grab to the right. We'll have more news as it develops. Are you excited about this popular franchise making its 3D debut?

July2011

  • News Aonuma Opens a Treasure Chest of Skyward Sword Details

    Dun-dun-dun-dunnnn!

    In a recent interview, veteran Nintendo developer Eiji Aonuma revealed some interesting details about The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, on which he's currently working. If you're not a fan of spoilers stop reading now! Ganon, Link's adversary since the early days, will not appear in the game. In fact, the odd-looking Lord...

March2011

  • News ESRB Rating Sheds Light on Cubic Ninja Gameplay, Buttocks Fragments

    UPDATE: New info and screens

    We don't know much about Ubisoft's upcoming 3DS title Cubic Ninja, but recently an ESRB rating summary has appeared that clears a few things up – for one, will there be butt fragments? Yes, there will. This is a puzzle platformer in which players guide a boxy ninja through over 100 mazes. As players float and bounce around each level, they must trigger door..

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