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News: Mario Modern Colours amiibo Now Available For Preorder On The Nintendo UK Store

Mario Modern Colours amiibo Now Available For Preorder On The Nintendo UK Store

Modern life isn't rubbish

If you didn't get the bundled Mario Classic Colours amiibo with your copy of Super Mario Maker, then the Mario Modern Colours amiibo which is now available for preorder on the official Nintendo UK Store could be the one for you. Heck you should probably just own both variants, it is Mario's 30th anniversary after all...

Guide: Unlocking Building Items And More In Super Mario Maker v1.01

Unlocking Building Items And More In Super Mario Maker v1.01

For the impatient Mario makers among us

If you're anything like us you'll be itching to unlock all the goodies in Super Mario Maker so you can begin to create amazing levels of your own. Following our recent guide to become an expert Super Mario Maker level designer, we thought newcomers to the game might appreciate a guide on unlocking all these...

News: Join Us Live For A Super Mario Maker Twitch Stream With Nintendo UK

Join Us Live For A Super Mario Maker Twitch Stream With Nintendo UK

Share your levels with us

Following their recent Super Mario Maker session with the one and only Charles Martinet, our chums at Nintendo UK are planning another Twitch broadcast for viewers eager to see more on this excellent game. This week the guest appearance will be from none other than Nintendo Life's video presenter extraordinaire Alex Olney...

Mario History: Super Mario Maker - 2015

Super Mario Maker - 2015

The culmination of 30 years

In this series of articles we've written about one or more Mario games per day, each representing a different year as part of our Super Mario 30th Anniversary celebrations. Today we finish with the latest release. After writing a lot of these articles over the past month we end with what will become Mario History in the...

Mario History: Mario Kart 8 - 2014

Mario Kart 8 - 2014

Taking racing to a new level

In this series of articles we'll write about one or more Mario games per day (apart from when we miss a day), each representing a different year as part of our Super Mario 30th Anniversary celebrations. Despite its ups and downs the Wii U has delivered a relatively small but distinguished library of excellent...

News: Disney Infinity 3.0's Toy Box Mode Offers Blatant Splatoon Clone

Disney Infinity 3.0's Toy Box Mode Offers Blatant Splatoon Clone

Squid Wars is "Inky fun"

One of the most appealing aspects of Disney Infinity 3.0 is the Toy Box mode, which allows you to create games of your own. To illustrate the power of this mode, the developers behind the game have created a workable version of Splatoon named Squid Wars - and is currently promoting this downloadable offering via Twitter...

Mario History: New Super Mario Bros. 2 & U - 2012

New Super Mario Bros. 2 & U - 2012

So. Much. Mario.

In this series of articles we'll write about one or more Mario games per day (apart from when we miss a day), each representing a different year as part of our Super Mario 30th Anniversary celebrations. We're now well into the current generation with this series (which ends soon, we promise). 2012 was also a weird year for 2D Mario...

News: Genei Ibun Roku #FE Japanese Release Date And Bundles Revealed

Genei Ibun Roku #FE Japanese Release Date And Bundles Revealed

Swimsuit sets included, because why not?

Nintendo has revealed that Genei Ibun Roku #FE - also known as Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem - will launch in Japan on December 26th. As well as offering up this all-important piece of info, three bundles have been announced for the game. The bog-standard regular edition comes with a set of costumes as...

Community: Create, Share, Play and Rate Each Other's Levels on Nintendo Life

Create, Share, Play and Rate Each Other's Levels on Nintendo Life

Earn a spot in our regular video and feature series

It's Super Mario Maker day, and it's no doubt going to pop up in a lot of articles; actually, we make no apology for that. It's earned a rare 10 in our review, and is a reminder of many of the qualities that have made Mario an iconic part of Nintendo and gaming history. It's a big deal. A vital...

Guide: 8 Tips to Become an Expert Level Designer in Super Mario Maker

8 Tips to Become an Expert Level Designer in Super Mario Maker

Miyamoto. Tezuka. YOU.

With Super Mario Maker now available, there are bound to be many aspiring level designers looking for tips to help them advance their skills. If that sounds like it pertains to you, don't worry – we're here to help. After spending the better part of a month diving deep into the seemingly endless possibilities to be explored...

News: Starwhal Makes A Slash On The North American Wii U eShop September 24

Starwhal Makes A Slash On The North American Wii U eShop September 24

A narwhal of a time

The intense and chaotic multiplayer-driven title Starwhal is soon arriving on the Wii U eShop in North America, with developer Breakfall today announcing the title will be making a splash on September 24. The Wii U version of Starwhal will include an exclusive new 5 player mode. This mode titled “Blastopus" involves players...

News: Super Mario Maker Patch Speeds Up Tool Delivery

Super Mario Maker Patch Speeds Up Tool Delivery

9-day unlock period significantly shortened

Nintendo's decision to release level design tools in Super Mario Maker over a slow, 9-day drip was apparently to guide newcomers up a learning curve. The reaction, however, has largely been negative, with many people seemingly more than eager to try pulling sick rodeo flips off that curve on Day One. It...

Video: We Look at Every Single Mystery Mushroom Costume in Super Mario Maker

We Look at Every Single Mystery Mushroom Costume in Super Mario Maker

Spoiler warning!

When Nintendo first revealed that we could play as characters from Zelda, Animal Crossing, Kirby, Splatoon and many more in Super Mario Maker using amiibo, we were thrilled to bits. Little did we know just how expansive this roster would become, which finally comes in at a staggering 100 unique costumes. Of course not every single...

Nintendo Download: 10th September (North America)

10th September (North America)

Super Mario Maker! The Swindle! Q.U.B.E! Tecmo Bowl! More!

It's that time again, North American eShop fans, for the Nintendo Download Update details. This week brings one of the year's biggest Wii U retail releases and a range of promising downloads on the home console. On the 3DS we have Hatsune Miku, a theme and... did we mention how good the Wii...

Weirdness: The Bizarre Truth of Bowser Jr.'s Mother, According to Shigeru Miyamoto

The Bizarre Truth of Bowser Jr.'s Mother, According to Shigeru Miyamoto

Erm...

Earlier this week Nintendo of Europe teased a Mario myth-busting video in which Shigeru Miyamoto would tackle some of the tales and questions that revolve around the mascot. We expected some light-hearted confirmations and some nudging / winking, and that's what we got. The video was initially shared by NoE on Twitter, and though some...