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News: Sacked Nintendo Treehouse Staffer Chris Pranger's Dialogue Has Been Removed From Star Fox Zero

Sacked Nintendo Treehouse Staffer Chris Pranger's Dialogue Has Been Removed From Star Fox Zero

"Bummer, but that's business"

Chris Pranger - the Nintendo localiser who was removed from the company after talking about what goes on behind the scenes at the Nintendo Treehouse - has confirmed via Twitter that the lines he recorded for Star Fox Zero have been removed and will be re-done by another voice actor. Nintendo using internal staff to...

News: New Splatoon Patch Adds Fresh Gear, Adjusts Ranking Results And Generally Makes Things "More Pleasant"

New Splatoon Patch Adds Fresh Gear, Adjusts Ranking Results And Generally Makes Things "More Pleasant"

Version 2.3.0 gets detailed

The latest Splatoon update has been explained in detail on Nintendo's official site, and brings with it some new gear for players to purchase. The patch launched yesterday and also includes changes to the way in which data is displayed on ranked battle result pages, as well as some alterations to weapons and basic...

News: These Are Nintendo's Black Friday Hardware And Software Offers

These Are Nintendo's Black Friday Hardware And Software Offers

Wii U, 3DS and amiibo all up for grabs

Black Friday is almost upon us, and that means striking discounts on all manner of gaming hardware and software. Nintendo has started outlining exactly what products its will be reducing in price on the big day, and if you've yet to invest in a Wii U or 3DS console, then now might be the time to do so. The...

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...

News: Typoman For Wii U eShop Will Be Released In North America And Europe On 19th November

Typoman For Wii U eShop Will Be Released In North America And Europe On 19th November

The power of letters

Headup Games has announced Brainseed Factory's elegantly crafted platform game, Typoman, will be released on the Wii U eShop in both Europe and North America on 19th November. The Wii U exclusive will be priced at € 13.99 (USD 13.99, GBP 9.99), with individuals who participated in the E3 Nindies@Home program in June eligible...

News: Lucas & Next Wave Of Animal Crossing amiibo Due Out In North America On 22nd January, 2016

Lucas & Next Wave Of Animal Crossing amiibo Due Out In North America On 22nd January, 2016

More amiibo cards are also on the way

Nintendo has revealed the Lucas amiibo for Super Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS along with the Animal Crossing amiibo Resetti, Blathers, Celeste and Kicks designed for Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival will be released in North America on 22nd January, 2016. In addition to this announcement, was the news Series 2...

News: Final Fantasy's Cloud Is Set To Cause Some Strife In Super Smash Bros. On Wii U And 3DS

Final Fantasy's Cloud Is Set To Cause Some Strife In Super Smash Bros. On Wii U And 3DS

More details coming in Special Smash Bros. Direct next month

Nintendo's "one more thing" for today's Direct broadcast was something of a shocker - Final Fantasy VII's Cloud Strife is coming to Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS. No, we didn't see that one coming either. Possibly the single most famous character in Final Fantasy history, Cloud is a...

News: Star Fox Zero Launches on 22nd April, 2016

Star Fox Zero Launches on 22nd April, 2016

It's about time

In today's Nintendo Direct, Star Fox Zero was finally nailed down with a firm release date for North America, which will be on April 22nd of next year - it's just 'April' in Europe for now. While many will no doubt be disappointed with this news after the game was initially promised for a Holiday release, it certainly doesn't seem...

News: Shadow Mewtwo amiibo Card Coming With First Print Copies Of Pokkén Tournament

Shadow Mewtwo amiibo Card Coming With First Print Copies Of Pokkén Tournament

Arrives alongside the anticipated fighter in Spring 2016

Additional information regarding the highly anticipated Pokkén Tournament was revealed during today's Nintendo Direct. A new amiibo card was shown depicting Shadow Mewtwo, but will only be available in copies of the game during the first production run. This will allow players to unlock the...

News: New Stages and Gear Are Soon to be Added to Splatoon

New Stages and Gear Are Soon to be Added to Splatoon

Also, an official tournament is on the way

In today's Nintendo Direct, it was confirmed that Splatoon will soon be receiving a massive influx of content. In terms of what's being added, two new maps are set to enter the rotation, called Mahi Mahi Resort and Museum d'Alfonsino. Museum d'Alfonsino will go live in an update on 14th November and Mahi...

News: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Is Receiving A High-Definition Face Lift

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Is Receiving A High-Definition Face Lift

Wolf Link amiibo also confirmed

Earlier in October we reported a rumour about a popular data miner in the Nintendo scene who uncovered listings on the Wii U eShop for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. At the time the evidence available was not entirely concrete in regards to what exactly this release would be, but now we have an official...

Nintendo Direct: Watch the European November 2015 Nintendo Direct - Live!

Watch the European November 2015 Nintendo Direct - Live!

The time has come

After a long wait it's time for another Nintendo Direct, and this stream will follow the European variation of the broadcast. Satoru Shibata will be hosting and will no doubt giving us plenty to look forward to on Wii U and 3DS, with Holiday 2015 and quite likely early 2016 on the agenda. Watch it live here#NintendoDirectEU

News: New Splatoon Map, Museum d'Alfonsino, Revealed on SplatNet

New Splatoon Map, Museum d'Alfonsino, Revealed on SplatNet

We're going to guess that was an accident

Nintendo Direct hasn't happened yet, but it looks like a relatively small reveal may have tumbled out courtesy of the Splatoon Splatnet website. We suspect the automated process of the site's schedule page has caught Nintendo out as it shows an all-new stage that's on the way very soon. It's called Museum...

Feature: What We Expect from Nintendo Direct - 12th November

What We Expect from Nintendo Direct - 12th November

The hype is building

After a long wait it's finally time to think about Nintendo Direct once again. With simultaneous broadcasts in North America and Europe we can expect a show packed with information on Holiday releases, perhaps some titles due in early 2016 and - hopefully - some surprises. We've already written about the need for deep breaths...