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Review: EarthBound (Wii U eShop)

EarthBound (Wii U eShop)

An RPG experience unlike any other

EarthBound landed on the SNES in 1995 with a dull thud. While the game didn't exactly light up the sales charts in North America and failed to make it to Europe, it has certainly gone on to become one of the most sought-after games in the second-hand market, selling for upwards of $80 as nothing more than a loose...

Nintendo Download: 18th July (North America)

18th July (North America)

Earthbound at last, Friday monsters, Shantae and more

So, after a shock Earthbound reveal and Nintendo Direct Mini, here's your Nintendo Download update, North America. We have a good idea what many of you will be downloading right away, but there are some other tempting goodies on the way to both Wii U and 3DS, so let's get to it. Wii U Virtual...

News: Purchase Pikmin 3 And Receive A 30% eShop Discount On The Wonderful 101

Purchase Pikmin 3 And Receive A 30% eShop Discount On The Wonderful 101

Exclusive promotion for European buyers who go digital

During Nintendo of Europe's surprise Nintendo Direct Mini broadcast, the company revealed that customers who purchase a download copy of Pikmin 3 will receive a fantastic 30 per cent discount on the highly anticipated The Wonderful 101 on the eShop. Satoru Shibata, President of Nintendo of...

News: Pokémon Rumble U Gets Into a Dust-Up With the Wii U eShop on 15th August

Pokémon Rumble U Gets Into a Dust-Up With the Wii U eShop on 15th August

29th August in North America, GameStop to sell NFC figurines

Update Two: Release details for North America have now emerged on pokemon.com. This title will arrive two weeks later than in Europe on 29th August, while GameStop will sell accompanying NFC (Near Field Communication) figurines, with equivalent details yet to be clarified for Europe...

News: Liege Channels Fire Emblem And Final Fantasy Tactics, And It Could Be Marching To Wii U

Liege Channels Fire Emblem And Final Fantasy Tactics, And It Could Be Marching To Wii U

Coda Games is awaiting Wii U developer approval

We're massive fans of both Fire Emblem and Final Fantasy Tactics here at Nintendo Life, so you can imagine how interested we were in Liege when we discovered that the game takes inspiration from both. Developer Coda Games has expressed an interest in bringing the tactical RPG to the Wii U eShop, and...

Review: Donkey Kong (Wii U eShop / NES)

Donkey Kong (Wii U eShop / NES)

Klassic Kong

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the initial Japanese launch of the Nintendo Family Computer, more popularly known around the world as the Famicom. Among the landmark console’s launch titles was Donkey Kong, a port of the arcade hit that began Nintendo’s launch into video game history. Now, just in time for the anniversary...

News: Soul Saga: Episode I Kickstarter Campaign Closes After Tripling Original Goal

Soul Saga: Episode I Kickstarter Campaign Closes After Tripling Original Goal

Plenty of stretch goals reached

Disastercake's Kickstarter campaign for Soul Saga: Episode I has officially closed after receiving more than three times the original target. The project had 5,631 unique backers and amassed an impressive total of $195,528 in the end. Originally aiming for a PC, Linux and Mac release, Soul Saga: Episode I will now...

News: Astrogun Confirmed as Wii U Developer, Project CIDER Coming to the System

Astrogun Confirmed as Wii U Developer, Project CIDER Coming to the System

"The kid in me is so thrilled"

A while ago we told you about Xander Davis, a developer that moved from being critical of the Wii U prior to its launch to being a believer in the system. Davis is also the man behind development studio Astrogun, stating his interest in that blog post in bringing his upcoming title Project CIDER to Nintendo's system...

News: Capcom To Share More Details On Upcoming Titles At San Diego Comic Con

Capcom To Share More Details On Upcoming Titles At San Diego Comic Con

Batman: Arkham Origins and Assassin's Creed IV will also be there

Comic Con International 2013 will be taking place in San Diego this week and Capcom will have a large presence at the event. The publisher will be showing off a range of titles for a mixture of platforms and will also be holding panels focusing on specific games. Phoenix Wright: Ace...

News: Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara For Wii U "Has Been A Bit of A Nightmare" For The Producer

Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara For Wii U "Has Been A Bit of A Nightmare" For The Producer

Causing a bit of trouble in the camp

Earlier this year, Capcom revealed fantastic news at this year's PAX East - a mythical adventure would take place with Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara, a HD collection of two of Capcom's arcade hits, Tower of Doom and Shadow over Mystara. The game was set to be released in June for the Wii U eShop...

News: Nintendo Wanted To Take A Different Approach To DLC With New Super Luigi U

Nintendo Wanted To Take A Different Approach To DLC With New Super Luigi U

A distinct move away from the packs found in New Super Mario Bros. 2

New Super Luigi U has been available to download from the Wii U eShop for a short while and has breathed new life into New Super Mario Bros. U. Although, technically deemed DLC, it's a much longer experience than the downloadable software added to New Super Mario Bros. 2 and...

Review: Metroid (Wii U eShop / NES)

Metroid (Wii U eShop / NES)

By Zebes, it’s Metroid on the Wii U

The NES section of the Wii U's Virtual Console expands by another notch with the addition of Metroid, regarded by many as one of the best entries that amazing series has to offer. The great news is that it's every bit as wonderful as you remember; the bad news is that it's no more interested in holding your hand...