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Video: Pitching a Wii U to Parents Requires Serious Production Values

Pitching a Wii U to Parents Requires Serious Production Values

Does your Dad say "Bow!"?

With the Holiday shopping season upon us, not to mention the upcoming madness of Black Friday, Nintendo is unleashing a new TV commercial in North America called "The Pitch". It involves two siblings selling the concept of Wii U, Super Mario 3D World and "togetherness"; it's not as dry as it sounds, honest. There's some...

Video: This "10 New Things" Super Mario 3D World Trailer Will Push Your Buttons

This "10 New Things" Super Mario 3D World Trailer Will Push Your Buttons

Super is the word

Super Mario 3D World is, based on many written perceptions of Nintendo fans online, a game that becomes increasingly exciting the more it's seen. The initial E3 trailer arguably struggled to prompt much buzz, but recent videos have taken the action up a notch and, in the process, ramped up the hype levels for the plumber's next...

News: Nintendo Delivers Another eShop Sizzle Reel to Hype Some Download Treats

Nintendo Delivers Another eShop Sizzle Reel to Hype Some Download Treats

Wii U and 3DS eShop releases featured

During its August Nintendo Direct broadcast Nintendo of Europe released a rather awesome eShop sizzle reel. Such is the nature of development that plenty of those titles are yet to grace the download platforms, but today's Nintendo Direct broadcasts did include a fresh video that highlighted upcoming releases...

Video: Nintendo Unleashes New The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds TV Commercials

Nintendo Unleashes New The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds TV Commercials

UK and Nintendo of America release contrasting efforts

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is surprisingly close to release, arriving in North America and Europe on 22nd November. While a number of dedicated Zelda fans have probably already decided to put down the cash, Nintendo is continuing its marketing offensive to hype the game; we've...

Video: Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Launch Trailer Shows Off a Range of Events

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Launch Trailer Shows Off a Range of Events

Hot footage, or does it leave you cold?

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games has launched today in Europe, continuing the hugely popular series starring the Nintendo and SEGA mascots. Unlike previous entries that appeared on the Wii and 3DS, this latest entry is only on the Wii U and is setup to utilise the system's various control...

Video: Nintendo Wii Sports Club Trailer Goes For Cheesy Family Fun

Nintendo Wii Sports Club Trailer Goes For Cheesy Family Fun

Grandparents, kids and bland aspirational rock music ahoy!

Who remembers the marketing for Wii Sports? We sure do, because it did a rather effective job, in an over-nostalgic and excessively cheesy way, of showing how absolutely anyone could play Nintendo's motion controlled system. We saw young children, parents and grandparents united in some...

Video: Nintendo Unleashes New Trailer for Bravely Default

Nintendo Unleashes New Trailer for Bravely Default

Oh, the sweet music

We don't always have the opportunity to celebrate the localisation of a Japan-based and developed RPG to the West, so the news earlier this year that Bravely Default — from Square Enix — would step out of Japan was sure to please 3DS fans. It hits Europe on 6th December — along with a lovely collector's edition packed...

Video: Nintendo Gets Literal in TV Commercial for Super Mario 3D World

Nintendo Gets Literal in TV Commercial for Super Mario 3D World

Cat outfit with over-sized paws + Wii Remote = many deaths

With Super Mario 3D World now less than a month away from release, it's surely time for Nintendo to crank up the hype machine. As a title aiming to incorporate a range of gamers, its unsurprising that Nintendo of America's recently released TV commercial focuses on the theme of playing the...

Video: This IronFall Tech Demo is Rather Impressive

This IronFall Tech Demo is Rather Impressive

Hopefully the game itself will match up well

Recently we've brought you some coverage of IronFall, a third-person shooter from developer VD-Dev that's making its way to the 3DS eShop. It's a project with plenty of ambition, including a goal of running at a silky smooth 60 frames-per-second. While screens and bold declarations have brought some...

Video: Nintendo Releases New Trailer For Mario Party: Island Tour

Nintendo Releases New Trailer For Mario Party: Island Tour

Footage arrives ahead of its release this month

Nintendo has released a new trailer for its upcoming dice-rolling, mini-game playing, friend bashing bonanza on the 3DS, Mario Party: Island Tour. First revealed back in April during a Nintendo Direct broadcast, the latest footage shows the usual chaotic environment that you'd expect from the Mario...

Video: Comedian Wayne Brady Gets a Tad Excited About Wii Party U

Comedian Wayne Brady Gets a Tad Excited About Wii Party U

The rap has potential

Wii Party U is good, harmless, silly fun, or at least that's what we think. Nintendo wants lots of people to think that, of course, and while Nintendo UK released a trailer featuring Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf, Nintendo of America has been utilising the comedic talents of Wayne Brady for much of its publicity. He's been...

Video: New Wii Party U Trailer Serves Up a Celebrity

New Wii Party U Trailer Serves Up a Celebrity

Andre Agassi's got "mad skillz" (alright, we added the z)

Wii Party U arrives in stores on 25th October — at the time of writing it's not appeared on the eShop — and Nintendo will naturally push it as the game of choice for families interested in a Wii U. With hardware and Wii MotionPlus software bundles, it's likely to be targeted as a...

News: Aonuma Demonstrates the Challenges of Creating a 3D Environment Based on A Link to the Past's Overworld

Aonuma Demonstrates the Challenges of Creating a 3D Environment Based on A Link to the Past's Overworld

Video of Comic-Con presentation includes additional game footage

Eiji Aonuma has often resisted describing The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds as a sequel, though it is of course set in the same world as the iconic Super NES title A Link to the Past. Over recent months we've seen a number of comparisons between the two overworlds, typically...

Video: Holy PR Hype! It's a 17 Minute Batman: Arkham Origins Gameplay Walkthrough

Holy PR Hype! It's a 17 Minute Batman: Arkham Origins Gameplay Walkthrough

Batman does his usual bat-like stuff

Late last week the news that Batman: Arkham Origins and Blackgate are delayed on Wii U and 3DS in Europe made some Nintendo Life staffers roll their eyes so vigorously that medical attention was required. Of course, North American gamers don't appear to have such a delay, so Europeans will probably be told to...

Weirdness: A Mario Kart Movie Could be Epic

A Mario Kart Movie Could be Epic

As epic as the Need for Speed flick, anyway

Some game franchises certainly like to take themselves seriously, particularly those so proud to tag themselves as 'mature' — you know the ones. Need for Speed sort of qualifies, as even though the games are relatively mindless fun it has an upcoming movie that's giving off some pretentious vibes. It's...