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Video: Reggie Explains Nintendo's Approach to Ensuring Wii U Success

Reggie Explains Nintendo's Approach to Ensuring Wii U Success

Content is King

It was pretty clear that, when it came to E3 2013, Nintendo took a different approach from its competitors. With a relatively short Nintendo Direct broadcast that only contained one surprise game — others had already been confirmed to appear — it was more about getting this Holiday season's big games in the hands of expo...

Video: Debut Fantasy Life Link Trailer Arrives in Japan

Debut Fantasy Life Link Trailer Arrives in Japan

How's that localisation going, Level-5?

Fantasy Life, if you don't already know, is a 3DS title that came from a collaboration between Level-5 and Nintendo subsidiary Brownie Brown, which is now known as 1-UP Studios. It's a title where you can choose a a profession and interact with the large game world, and when you feel like it you can embark...

Video: Skylanders Swap Force Really Lives Up To Its Name

Skylanders Swap Force Really Lives Up To Its Name

Family Gamer's Andy Robertson gets swap-happy

The clue’s in the name right? Skylanders Swap Force is an interesting proposition this year because of all that switching and swapping you can do with the new figures. What we hadn’t appreciated was quite how varied the new mixed up creations could be, or how much they would feel like fully fledged...

Video: Reggie Shows Off Wii U to Jimmy Fallon, Hilarity Ensues

Reggie Shows Off Wii U to Jimmy Fallon, Hilarity Ensues

COME ON!!! BANG BANG!!!

It's been video game week on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show, with various executives making an appearance and various game-related shenanigans, including an awesome Mario rap by The Roots. Wrapping up the week, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime made his customary appearance to show off the Wii U. Rather...

Weirdness: The Roots Perform an Awesome Mario Rap on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

The Roots Perform an Awesome Mario Rap on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Disses Luigi, rap battle should happen...

For those that don't know, The Roots are a critically acclaimed, Grammy winning band, that also serves as the house band on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Some of you may also be aware that Fallon has been doing a lot of post-E3 coverage, so games have been a prominent part of his show in the past week. That...

News: Kensuke Tanabe: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is "Kind of a Road Movie"

Kensuke Tanabe: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is "Kind of a Road Movie"

Dynamic camera, furriness and an unnamed additional character discussed

In one of a series of developer videos recently released by Nintendo, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze producer Kensuke Tanabe took some time to discuss some of the design choices and priorities that he shared with primary developers Retro Studios. Some are fundamental to...

Video: Monolith Soft's X Given More Epic Footage

Monolith Soft's X Given More Epic Footage

Slated for 2014

There was plenty of game footage on show in Nintendo's E3 Direct, with one eagerly awaited trailer being for Monolith Soft's X. First revealed in January, the fresh footage arrived with a vague confirmation of a 2014 release. Some themes from the first trailer have continued across, such as the use of impressive mechs that can...

Video: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes E3 Trailer Saves the Day

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes E3 Trailer Saves the Day

It's a LEGO Wolverine, at last

There are so many LEGO games out on the market — so, so many. Yet we seem to keep wanting more, possibly because in the majority of cases they're a lot of fun, and LEGO Marvel Super Heroes looks set to be a big release this Fall; versions will grace the Wii U, 3DS and DS. With the E3 madness now well underway, the...

Video: This Zelda Stop Motion Animation is Crazy, and Awesome

This Zelda Stop Motion Animation is Crazy, and Awesome

And no, it's not closely based on the series

Zelda is a series that inspires plenty of people to take up instruments, cameras and more to produce fun videos or fan-albums for everyone to enjoy. It's also a franchise with such ardent fans that it can promote concerts worldwide and consistently sell out venues; it's truly iconic. Naturally, YouTube...

Video: A History Of Nintendo Controllers in Less Than 30 Seconds

A History Of Nintendo Controllers in Less Than 30 Seconds

The N64's is still the strangest...

Nintendo has often played the role of innovator with its control schemes, particularly in more recent times. When not innovating it's been satisfied with simply producing the best controllers of their kind — in the NES and Super NES variants — with the Nintendo 64 starting a trend for curious designs and...

Video: Street Fighter Gets Artistic with Motion Sculptures

Street Fighter Gets Artistic with Motion Sculptures

Lots and lots of lines

When teaching yourself video-making techniques and how to use various pieces of software, you could do worse than to use the time to commemorate a beloved gaming franchise. That's what a Vimeo user, DantheAdMan, has done, producing a video of motion sculptures based on characters from the iconic fighting franchise, such as...

Video: Check Out Donkey Kong at this Nintendo World Launch Event

Check Out Donkey Kong at this Nintendo World Launch Event

Credit to the guy in the outfit

The Nintendo World store in New York recently hosted a launch event for Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, where attendees had the chance to enjoy other games featuring the mascot, pick up some goodie bags and meet the ape himself. Events such as these, as well as expos and similar occasions, give gamers a chance to...