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News: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate Western Release Dates Confirmed

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate Western Release Dates Confirmed

Marching into your doom

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate producer Dave Cox has confirmed via his Twitter account that the game will launch in North America on 5th March 2013, with the European release coming a mere three days later (that's the 8th, in case you were wondering). The gothic action adventure was pushed into 2013 w

News: Fractured Soul Locked In For 10th January Release In Europe

Fractured Soul Locked In For 10th January Release In Europe

3DS eShop action title also getting free demo in North America tomorrow

Australian developer Endgame Studios has confirmed exclusively to Nintendo Life that its 3DS eShop action title Fractured Soul will launch in Europe, Australia and New Zealand on 10th January, 2013. Endgame also confirmed the release of a North American demo, which we reported...

News: Pier Solar HD Kickstarter Smashes Through Wii U Stretch Goal

Pier Solar HD Kickstarter Smashes Through Wii U Stretch Goal

Nintendo version now assured

You'll have to forgive us if we've been talking a lot about Pier Solar recently, but we're rather taken with WaterMelon's 16-bit RPG. Launched in 2010 on the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, the game received a limited print run which has since become a collector's item. Keen to get the game into the hands of a wider audience,...

News: Cloudberry Kingdom Delayed On Wii U eShop

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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: SiNG Party Will Test Your Vocal Chords This January

SiNG Party Will Test Your Vocal Chords This January

Tell the neighbours to buy some earplugs...

Are you ready to play one of the highest-profile party games for Wii U? We hope so, as Nintendo has announced that SiNG Party will be hitting European shelves on 18th January 2013. Developed by FreeStyleGames, details have been provided on various modes such as Party Mode, Sing Mode, Team Mode and Practice...

News: Elminage Gothic Is Dungeon Crawling To The Nintendo 3DS

Elminage Gothic Is Dungeon Crawling To The Nintendo 3DS

Remixed and renewed

Starfish's dungeon crawler Elminage Gothic is coming to the 3DS in 2013. A remix of the PSP edition, the developer hasn't yet said how this new version will differ from the original. It's not the first time the series has graced a Nintendo portable - Elminage DS Remix came out a while back in Japan, and was an update of a...

News: Chasing Aurora 'Freeze Tag' Mode Gameplay Footage

Chasing Aurora 'Freeze Tag' Mode Gameplay Footage

Tag, you're it!

Back towards the start of the summer, Broken Rules announced Chasing Aurora, a beautiful physics based flight game for the Wii U eShop this year. Broken Rules is aiming for a November release; it's hoping to have it ready for Wii U's launch day. Below is a gameplay trailer for one of the multiplayer modes, 'Freeze Tag', where the...

News: New Animal Crossing 3DS Details Reveal Streetpass Mode

New Animal Crossing 3DS Details Reveal Streetpass Mode

More reasons to become a recluse

Fresh information about Animal Crossing: Jump Out has been updated on the Animal Crossing 3DS official website. A new Streetpass mode is included, where other players can view your badges that you obtain from Palotini, who rewards you for your hard work — that includes catching fishes, gathering a variety of stuff...