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News: Bowser's Koopalings Join the Cast of Mario Kart 8, Launches 30th May

Bowser's Koopalings Join the Cast of Mario Kart 8, Launches 30th May

The gang's all here!

In today's much anticipated Nintendo Direct, CEO Satoru Iwata announced that Mario Kart 8 will officially be launching on 30th May in both NA and EU; this follows the late January confirmation that it was to be a May release. Iwata-san also announced that a few new "unexpected" characters will be added to the game's roster. For...

Video: Treasurenauts 'Cursed' Trailer Sets The Scene

Treasurenauts 'Cursed' Trailer Sets The Scene

Indiana Mudds

Renegade Kid is rather busy preparing Moon Chronicles for publication, though Treasurenauts is also coming this year. This latest retro-styled action platformer is an important project to the studio's team, and the new trailer shows fresh environments and more footage than we've enjoyed previously. The footage includes some attractive...

News: Nintendo Releases a "New Owner's Guide" to 3DS

Nintendo Releases a "New Owner's Guide" to 3DS

Living in a world of infinite white isn't a requirement

Last week Nintendo of Europe published a "New to Wii U" guide, and Nintendo of America decided that it wasn't to be outdone, no siree! NoA has gone for the video approach, releasing a series of "New Owner's Guide" videos covering the various functions and out-of-the-box features of the 3DS...

News: Nintendo Releases a Quirky YouTube Campaign for Bravely Default

Nintendo Releases a Quirky YouTube Campaign for Bravely Default

You decide...

Bravely Default arrives on the 3DS this week, on 7th February to be precise, and that release means that Nintendo gamers all around the world will have had a chance to dive into the Square Enix RPG. Nintendo of America has been pushing the message with a variety of videos to promote the game, and the latest is the quirkiest to date...

News: ZaciSa's Last Stand Developer Provides an Update on Progress

ZaciSa's Last Stand Developer Provides an Update on Progress

Possible release date and new game mode announced

In a recent update ZeNfA developer Greg Wiggleton has stated that his upcoming tower defence game ZaciSa's Last Stand is slated for a North American Wii U eShop release in late February for $2.99. The game was originally set for release in December or January 2014, but there were some issues with the...

Weirdness: This is How Monster Hunter Beasts Spring to Life at Universal Studios Japan

This is How Monster Hunter Beasts Spring to Life at Universal Studios Japan

Monstrous monsters on the prowl

We recently reported on Monster Hunter Real 2014, a Monster Hunter-themed extravaganza at the Universal Studios theme park in Osaka, Japan. The exhibit, which is open until 11th May, features Monster Hunter themed food and drink, elaborate models of gear from the game and quests that visitors can go on. One of the...

Video: This Bravely Default Trailer Gives a Handy Gameplay Overview

This Bravely Default Trailer Gives a Handy Gameplay Overview

Plus it has that awesome music

Bravely Default is creeping ever closer to its North American release on 7th February. It's received plenty of praise for in Europe and Japan to date, and Nintendo of America continues to gear up its marketing campaign to promote the title's arrival. Two new videos have been released recently, one of which is a rather...

Video: Capcom Celebrates 10 Years of Monster Hunter

Capcom Celebrates 10 Years of Monster Hunter

Epic

This is a big year for the Monster Hunter franchise, and Capcom has every reason to be happy with its current status. Monster Hunter 4 cruised past the company's sales targets for Japan, and in the process won't have done any harm to Nintendo's chances in retaining exclusivity of the franchise. In the Japanese market MH counts for a lot, so its...

Video: Persona Q Website Unveils Two More Characters

Persona Q Website Unveils Two More Characters

We really can't wait to get started on this one

We've had a look at the official Persona Q: Shadow of Labyrinth website a few times before, and now we drop back in just as Atlus releases videos focussing on Persona 3's Shinjiro Aragaki and Persona 4's Yukiko Amagi. They may struggle to even hit the one minute mark, but as they're almost entirely...

Video: The First Thirty Minutes Of The Best 3DS Action Game You've Never Played

The First Thirty Minutes Of The Best 3DS Action Game You've Never Played

That's E.X. Troopers, by the way

"Like Lost Planet, but anime" could easily have been the most cynical boardroom pitch ever, but thankfully Capcom couldn't have any poured any more love into E.X. Troopers if it had tried. We've got a full Matters of Import feature coming up soon on this amazing title, so in the meantime grab yourself a hot beverage...

Video: Ace Attorney Collection Promotional Trailer Is Now Available As Hard Evidence

Ace Attorney Collection Promotional Trailer Is Now Available As Hard Evidence

No objections here (sorry)

In addition to yesterday's news, we've got a few further details and a lovely little trailer for the Ace Attorney Collection, courtesy of the official website. The e-Capcom exclusive limited edition set, priced at ¥5,240 (about £30 / $50 USD / €37), will include a drama CD (cover to be determined) and a set of three...

Weirdness: Someone's Actually Compiled All of the NES 'Start' Screens

Someone's Actually Compiled All of the NES 'Start' Screens

Just, because...

No matter how much games change, some things stay the same — like 'Start' screens. Nowadays they represent a "this has finally stopped loading, wake up" screen, but in the NES days the focus was arguably different — load times weren't a particular issue, so they perhaps felt more like arcade-style prompts to give that initial...

Video: James Farr's Awesome Star Wars and Nintendo Mashup Continues

James Farr's Awesome Star Wars and Nintendo Mashup Continues

This time it's The Empire Strikes Back

Back in October we shared the latest animation from James Farr, Super Smash Wars: A Link to the Hope, which had already followed thoroughly entertaining efforts that combined Nintendo franchises with those such as Ghostbusters. The good news is that the animator has returned to give his spin on the second Star...