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Video: Take A Trip Through The Magical Kingdom In Capcom's Most Underrated NES Disney Outing

Take A Trip Through The Magical Kingdom In Capcom's Most Underrated NES Disney Outing

But what's Donald Duck's middle name?

Capcom produced plenty of amazing games for the NES, and many of those were based on popular Disney properties such as DuckTales, Chip 'n Dale and TaleSpin. However, one such game never seems to get much attention, despite the fact that it offers a pretty unique concept which sets it apart from its licenced...

Weirdness: A Dragon Punch Would Take Your Head Clean Off, Says Science

A Dragon Punch Would Take Your Head Clean Off, Says Science

These Street Fighters are clearly quite tough

Street Fighter's Dragon Punch - or Shoryuken - is one of the most iconic moves in fighting game history. A rising uppercut which propels your opponent into the air, it's handy for dealing with mid-air attacks and knocking your rival off-balance, and in the right hands, is a deadly weapon which can turn...

Video: Here's What Luigi Mansion Arcade And Mario & Sonic At The Rio Olympics Look Like In The Flesh

Here's What Luigi Mansion Arcade And Mario & Sonic At The Rio Olympics Look Like In The Flesh

Hands-on footage from IAAPA 2015

Nintendo and Sega enjoy a pretty close relationship these days, with several big-name Sega titles being exclusive to the Wii U and 3DS. The two firms are also working together on arcade hardware, with new titles being shown off at this year's International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, or IAAPA for...

Video: Santa Is Ready For Insane Levels Of Monster Strike 3DS Demand In Japan

Santa Is Ready For Insane Levels Of Monster Strike 3DS Demand In Japan

Very asobemasu!

You might not have heard of it, but Monster Strike is one of Japan's biggest smartphone games, and pulls in daily revenues in excess of $4 million. Think Puzzle & Dragons, but even bigger. Co-created by former Konami and Capcom employee Yoshiki Okamoto (1942, Final Fight, Street Fighter II) and currently available on Android and...

Video: Did You Know Gaming? Covers Golden Sun

Did You Know Gaming? Covers Golden Sun

Still waiting on part 4, Camelot

As a few of you are likely aware, Nintendo has a small JRPG franchise called Golden Sun that's actually pretty good. It's developed by Camelot, a studio that also works with Mario sports spinoffs. Though there's only three entries in Golden Sun (technically two, due to how the first two were initially one game), the...

Video: This Is What An All-3D Version Of Chrono Trigger Could Look Like

This Is What An All-3D Version Of Chrono Trigger Could Look Like

Fan-made in Unreal Engine 4

Chrono Trigger is one of the most beloved RPGs of all time, but aside from DS and smartphone re-releases, Square Enix has been curiously reluctant to leverage the popularity of the game. The prospect of a totally remastered edition of the time-travelling fantasy epic will have most fans drooling with anticipation, and...

Video: Hands On With The Revo K101 Plus, The Ultimate Game Boy Advance Clone

Hands On With The Revo K101 Plus, The Ultimate Game Boy Advance Clone

Clone in the dark

Veteran members of the site may recall that we reviewed the Revo K101 Plus a few months back, and found it to be an excellent means of playing old and dusty Game Boy Advance software on more recent hardware. The system has been tinkered with and improved of late, with better controls and a fancy new transparent case design - so we...

Video: Check Out Ganondorf's Terrifying Trident In This New Hyrule Warriors Legends Trailer

Check Out Ganondorf's Terrifying Trident In This New Hyrule Warriors Legends Trailer

Stick 'em with the pointy end

Forthcoming 3DS brawlerHyrule Warriors Legends has been blessed with another new trailer, this time showcasing the evil Ganondorf's Trident weapon. The footage shows some of the new attack combos available to the malevolent character, as well as the destructive power of the weapon itself. Hyrule Warriors Legends...

Video: Nintendo Kindly Reminds Us That amiibo Exist With This Timely Festive Commercial

Nintendo Kindly Reminds Us That amiibo Exist With This Timely Festive Commercial

"Tis the season to discover the power inside!"

With the Wii U and 3DS approaching the end of their lifespans and the release schedule looking rather bare, the amiibo range is going to be more important than ever to Nintendo this Christmas. The toy-like nature of the figures combined with a low price point should ensure they sell briskly this...

Video: Gaming Historian Pays Tribute To The Late Nintendo President Satoru Iwata

Gaming Historian Pays Tribute To The Late Nintendo President Satoru Iwata

Has someone been chopping onions?

Many of us are still coming to terms with Satoru Iwata's passing. Nintendo's president was a much-loved and admired leader in the video game industry who guided the company through some of the most significant periods of its long and proud history. We've shared many of the Gaming Historian's videos on Nintendo Life...

Video: This Professional Farmer 2016 Trailer Is Packed With Misplaced Sassiness

This Professional Farmer 2016 Trailer Is Packed With Misplaced Sassiness

Music to hatch hens by

The news that Professional Farmer 2016 is headed to the fertile fields of the Wii U is positive - while the game might not be for everyone, it's nice to see a bit of variety headed to the Nintendo's system. UIG has now released a trailer to promote the title, and while it shows off some neat visuals and intriguing...

Video: Remembering Bubsy The Bobcat, The 16-bit Mascot Nobody Asked For

Remembering Bubsy The Bobcat, The 16-bit Mascot Nobody Asked For

"What could possibly go wrong?"

Remember Aero the Acrobat? Awesome Possum? How about Wonderdog? The 16-bit era was flooded with such me-too mascots from a wide range of publishers, largely spurred on by the incredible success of Sonic and Mario. As is the case when a single idea takes over the market, there simply wasn't enough of an audience to...

Video: These Charming Japanese Commercials Highlight Festive Wii U Bundles

These Charming Japanese Commercials Highlight Festive Wii U Bundles

Splatoon and Mario Maker get a big push

Christmas is an important time of year when it comes to selling video game hardware and software, and over in Japan Nintendo is giving the Wii U a festive push with special bundles. The company has given recent hits Splatoon and Super Mario Maker their own hardware bundles, and has rolled out some TV...

Weirdness: This Dad Is Better At Pulling Off Street Fighter II Victory Poses Than You

This Dad Is Better At Pulling Off Street Fighter II Victory Poses Than You

"Go home and be a family man!"

Following the delights of watching YouTuber Nick Luciano's dad reenact the taunt animations from Super Smash Bros for Wii U, we had to bring you his latest video where the game-for-a-laugh Father takes on the challenge of mimicking the victory poses from beloved Capcom brawler Street Fighter II' Turbo: Hyper Fighting...

Video: This Guy Has Found What Could Be The Rarest Nintendo Game Ever

This Guy Has Found What Could Be The Rarest Nintendo Game Ever

Say hello the little-known 1981 coin-op, Sky Skipper

Donkey Kong might be one of the world's most famous arcade games, but it wasn't Nintendo's only stab at making a smash-hit arcade - the company had produced many other coin-ops around the same time, few of which could match the mighty Kong's commercial success. As a result, many of these early...

Video: Check Out Cloud Strife's Marvellous Super Smash Bros. Moveset

Check Out Cloud Strife's Marvellous Super Smash Bros. Moveset

Let me be your (final) fantasy

Last week's Nintendo Direct broadcast had a few neat surprises for fans, but the biggest shock of all was the revelation that Final Fantasy VII's protagonist Cloud Strife is joining the roster of Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS. The trailer showed plenty of footage of the new fighter in action, and unsurprisingly...

Video: Check Out a Graphical Comparison for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

Check Out a Graphical Comparison for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

Looking sharp Link

In what could be the worst kept secret ever, Nintendo confirmed in last night's Nintendo Direct that the rumours were indeed true and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is receiving a HD facelift for a release on the Wii U on 4th March 2016. As the Wii U is backwards compatible with old Wii discs you might be questioning if...

Video: Here's The Moment The SNES PlayStation Gets Turned On For The First Time

Here's The Moment The SNES PlayStation Gets Turned On For The First Time

"Thanks to the haters, too"

Last week we reported on the news that the legendary SNES PlayStation has been turned on and played, proving once and for all that the system is the real deal and not an elaborate fake, as some people had claimed. Dan Diebold - son of Terry, who unwittingly purchased the system when the company he worked at went bust -...