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Video: Animal Crossing: New Leaf Dev Team Answers Fan Questions

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Dev Team Answers Fan Questions

Courtesy of PAX Australia

Last weekend Melbourne was the location for PAX Australia, an event to celebrate the best of the local video game industry and, of course, plenty of studios and games from around the world. Nintendo was a sponsor of the event and also broadcast a special video presentation by three key figures of the Animal Crossing: New...

Video: Ubisoft Shows Off Splinter Cell Blacklist and Assassin's Creed IV

Ubisoft Shows Off Splinter Cell Blacklist and Assassin's Creed IV

Gearing up for blockbuster season

As the busy season of game releases — on Wii U and all platforms — gets ever closer, publishers will give us more and more teasers and footage to tempt us into picking their games abover others. Ubisoft is no different, and as a publisher bringing a number of triple-A titles to the Wii U, it's got some games...

Video: New Pokémon X & Y Footage Emerges, Proves How Exciting it Really Is

New Pokémon X & Y Footage Emerges, Proves How Exciting it Really Is

Off to the beach

While you may think you're getting hyped for Pokémon X & Y's arrival in October, you'll have to go some to show the level of excitement evident on Japanese TV show Pokémon Smash. Often the source — along with Coro Coro magazine — of early looks and exclusive reveals, the weekend's show brought more fresh footage of...

Video: Learn the Pikmin 3 Basics

Learn the Pikmin 3 Basics

You don't just charge, regardless of what U.S. trailers tell you

Nintendo UK has been producing a series of short videos to introduce gamers to Pikmin 3, which arrives in Europe on 26th July; it's worth bearing in mind that not all current and prospective Wii U owners will have experienced the GameCube originals or Wii re-releases. The latest...

Video: New Nintendo Direct Mini Broadcasts Released

New Nintendo Direct Mini Broadcasts Released

Check them out here

In what's rapidly becoming a rather busy day for fans of the big N, there are all new Mini Nintendo Direct broadcasts to enjoy, released right onto YouTube. Both the European and North American regions have their own variations, with subtle differences between the announcements. In both cases Earthbound is saved as the finale,...

Video: Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Slips Into View

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Slips Into View

Sonic and Peach, Bowser and Doctor Eggman, cats and dogs

While the main event — that we know of — for Nintendo's three game SEGA partnership is undoubtedly Sonic Lost World on Wii U and 3DS, we also have the snappily-titled Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games to look forward to. We don't have a firm release date yet, but...

Weirdness: This Animal Crossing Rap is Rather Cool

This Animal Crossing Rap is Rather Cool

A to the C to the New Leaf (or something)

So Animal Crossing: New Leaf represents quite an achievement for Nintendo, as gamers ranging from young children to grisly old cynics are all running their towns and having fun while doing it. It's magical indeed when a game as whimsical as this captures such a wide audience, and if Nintendo could bottle...

Weirdness: Two Kids Debate The Legend of Zelda

Two Kids Debate The Legend of Zelda

Still better than half of all Internet arguments

Today the Internet brings to you one of the most heated debates of our age: is The Legend of Zelda one of the best franchises in the world, or what? Representing anti-Zelda is HaleytheHedgehog, cooly wielding her observations like a surgeon’s scalpel. She has played Zelda with her 7-year-old cousin...

Video: Sonic Busts Out Some Colours Moves in This New Lost World Trailer

Sonic Busts Out Some Colours Moves in This New Lost World Trailer

Dashes into North America on 22nd October

Sonic Lost World is the biggest part — that we know of to date — of Nintendo's three game exclusivity deal with SEGA, and it looks rather promising. It won't be the first time that SEGA's mascot has been exclusive to Nintendo's systems, with Sonic Colours certainly accumulating fans for its Wii and DS...

Video: This New Pikmin 3 Trailer Goes For Realism, Sort Of

This New Pikmin 3 Trailer Goes For Realism, Sort Of

All you need is a whistle

The release of Pikmin 3 creeps ever closer, and considering just how long a new entry in the series has been in demand, we should surely be getting rather excited about it. It's also a brand-new Wii U game to sink our teeth into, and is a title about which Shigeru Miyamoto has been particularly enthusiastic; it's become...

News: The Power Of Glove Charts The History Of Nintendo's Most Questionable Controller

The Power Of Glove Charts The History Of Nintendo's Most Questionable Controller

More power to your glove

Before the Wii revolutionised motion-controlled gaming, there was the Power Glove. Developed by Abrams Gentile Entertainment, this unique controller would find fame in Hollywood movie The Wizard, but in reality was something of a critical and commercial bomb — it was awkward to use and, according to its creators, was...

Video: Kapp'n Songs From Animal Crossing: New Leaf Have Never Sounded So Good

Kapp'n Songs From Animal Crossing: New Leaf Have Never Sounded So Good

misterrandell, we salute you

Animal Crossing: New Leaf had quite an impact when it launched, occupying plenty of gamers and their social network timelines for days on end. For some it's still occupying a lot of their time, because that's what Animal Crossing does. Naturally there are various fans doing their own tributes to the game and its...