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News: Nintendo Direct Wii U Summary Released by NoA

Nintendo Direct Wii U Summary Released by NoA

WaraWara Plaza and Wii U Chat prominent

With this morning's Nintendo Direct broadcast, there was a lot to digest, translate and understand about Miiverse and other Wii U system details. Nintendo of America has kindly put together a short summary video to highlight the key features, and provide a slightly more detailed look at the console's UI (user...

News: Satoru Iwata Provides the Ultimate Wii U Unboxing

Satoru Iwata Provides the Ultimate Wii U Unboxing

Shaky YouTube videos, begone!

Whenever new consoles hit the market, we see a glut of shaky-cam unboxing videos on YouTube, which we may watch out of sheer curiosity. In a surprising sequence in today's Nintendo Direct, however, Satoru Iwata provided his own video, albeit with much higher production values, which he called the Wii U Premium Pack...

News: Nintendo Teams Up With Disney For "Wii U Showdown"

Nintendo Teams Up With Disney For "Wii U Showdown"

Get ready to cringe

With Nintendo's quest to appeal to an extraordinarily wide range of gamers, it'll be susceptible to using marketing or adverts that make the older, jaded or more cynical amongst us gnash our teeth. These celebrity-based adverts can often be categorised as good, bad or cringeworthy, and we think another candidate for the latter...

News: New 3DS Sizzle Reels Show Their Wares

New 3DS Sizzle Reels Show Their Wares

Upbeat music included

After yesterday's Nintendo Direct broadcast, we've seen a gradual release of trailers to show some of the biggest titles on the way. We've already enjoyed juicy footage from some prominent retail games, but we reckon that plenty of people still enjoy some good old-fashioned sizzle reels. Sometimes one game per trailer isn't...

News: Super Mario Gangnam Style Flash Mob's Got Some Moves

Super Mario Gangnam Style Flash Mob's Got Some Moves

It was inevitable

If you haven't heard of Gangnam Style, maybe you're the lucky one. That might be harsh, but the quirky music video has gone so viral that there's no escape, meaning that lots of people are happily imitating it and looking rather silly. As most will know, meanwhile, the best place to find people dressed in silly outfits with time...

News: This Rayman Legends Footage Seriously Rocks

This Rayman Legends Footage Seriously Rocks

Platforming to heaven

Rayman Legends is a Wii U title worth keeping an eye on, as it's starting off as a system exclusive and, most importantly, is a follow-up to the highly regarded Rayman Origins. The original earned plenty of praise for gorgeous visuals — including the standard-definition Wii version — and lengthy, impressive level designs...

News: Check Out Dinosaur Planet, Before it Was Invaded by Star Fox

Check Out Dinosaur Planet, Before it Was Invaded by Star Fox

Anthropomorphic characters, but different

Star Fox Adventures was the last Rare developed game on a Nintendo system before the company was bought by Microsoft, and it was famously not what had initially been planned. It was going to be a new IP called Dinosaur Planet, with creatures called Sabre and Krystal, sidekicks Tricky and Kyte, as well as a...

News: Nintendo UK's 3D Film Contest Approaches Its Finale

Nintendo UK's 3D Film Contest Approaches Its Finale

Budding film-makers need look no further

Not long ago we brought you news about a competition being run by Nintendo and BFI (British Film Institute), with support from Ridley Scott, to give 3DS owners an opportunity to produce and show a professional 3D production at the 56th BFI London Film Festival in October. With this weekend also bringing a...

News: Ridley Scott Wants 3DS Owners To Follow In His Footsteps

Ridley Scott Wants 3DS Owners To Follow In His Footsteps

Director of Blade Runner is backing new joint venture by Nintendo and the BFI

Nintendo and the British Film Institute (BFI for short) have joined forces to create A Vision in 3D — a ground-breaking initiative to get Nintendo 3DS owners making movies with their consoles, with the central theme being "British Summer 2012". Expect a large proportion...

News: Nintendo Direct Channel Arrives on YouTube

Nintendo Direct Channel Arrives on YouTube

In Japanese, of course

Nintendo Direct has been a regular event in 2012, with game reveals and major announcements served up at regular intervals. It's a strategy that Nintendo is taking seriously, even unveiling 3DS XL in one of the broadcasts, and after the first presentation in February we even argued that it was all part of Nintendo joining the...

E3 2012: Your First Look at Super Mario Bros. on Wii U

Your First Look at Super Mario Bros. on Wii U

Here it is!

Nintendo said we wouldn't see any Wii U games in tonight's Nintendo Direct Live, but Satoru Iwata snuck in a cheeky glimpse of Super Mario Bros. to show off the system's new Miiverse functionality. It was only a short video and focuses more on the system's all-new social networking functions, but we'll never pass up an opportunity to...

News: Ocarina of Time Makes a Good Bedtime Story

Ocarina of Time Makes a Good Bedtime Story

Cute baby included

Sometimes video games deserve to be passed from one generation to the next, with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D being a perfect example that brings the Nintendo 64 classic to 3DS gamers. Kyle Hilliard and Ben Hanson from Game Informer have decided that age is no barrier to learning about this particular adventure; they've...

News: Hulu Plus Still On the Way to 3DS

Hulu Plus Still On the Way to 3DS

Apparently

It was way back in October that we first heard about Hulu Plus for Nintendo 3DS, but it's gone quiet since then, leading some to believe the service has been surreptitiously dropped. According to the latest video from Nintendo, it's still very much in the works. The video below crows about the advantages of connecting 3DS to the 'net,...

News: Nintendo Video Application Launches in Europe This Week

Nintendo Video Application Launches in Europe This Week

3D TV in your hand

The 3DS eShop will be updated this week with the much anticipated Nintendo Video application. Nintendo is hosting a 3DS event in the UK next Tuesday. The invitation bears the phrase "you won't believe your eyes" — could this be related to the 3D video application? Download the free Nintendo Video application, only for Nintendo 3DS 11th July 2011 – Nintendo 3DS..

News: Check Out The First Hour of Pandora's Tower

Check Out The First Hour of Pandora's Tower

Enter the Tower

While Nintendo may be gearing up for the big E3 reveal of its Wii successor, the company still has a few aces up its sleeve for its little-white-box-that-could. While the Wii hasn't housed the most robust selection of RPGs over the years, Nintendo has been playing some serious catch up with games like Mistwalker's The Last Story,...

News: White Bear Studios Starts the 3DS Sudoku Ball Rolling

White Bear Studios Starts the 3DS Sudoku Ball Rolling

Play the numbers game

We all know the 3DS's top screen is magical, but this trailer for new portable title Sudoku Ball 3DS might be stretching things just slightly. It's not currently known whether WhiteBear Studios' foray into 3D number manipulation will be a cartridge release or available via download, but our money would be on it being one of...

News: Here's 10 Minutes of Retro City Rampage Gameplay and Music

Here's 10 Minutes of Retro City Rampage Gameplay and Music

Download free bleep-bloops from the game written by Shantae, NBA Jam, NES death metal composers

If these soundtrack samples and new video for Retro City Rampage are anything to go by, it would seem that Vblank is barring no holds for what certainly is one of the most ambitious games yet for WiiWare. Vblank snuck us over a new ten-song soundtrack "mixtape" to show off just how retro that..