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  • Competition Winners Here Are The Masters of Splatoon Propaganda

    Join the revolution

    In case you've been living under an ink-splattered rock for the past month, you'll probably know that Nintendo's colourful shooter Splatoon is out today. To celebrate the game's release we tasked our lovely readers with creating a Splatoon propaganda poster in order to encourage others to join the revolution with us using the...

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  • Competition Win Big In Our 'Year Of Luigi' Send Off Competition

    Go green

    The legendary Year of Luigi is almost over, but we don't intend to allow Mario's lanky sibling to go out with a whimper. We've teamed up with Nintendo UK to offer an amazing Luigi-themed prize bundle which will ensure that the green-loving plumber remains in your heart for the rest of 2014 and beyond. We've giving away a bundle of Luigi...

  • News Grab an Exclusive Year of Luigi E3 Coin in our Treasure Hunt

    Find-a me-a!

    We're going Luigi crazy on Nintendo Life today, marking the end of the Year of Luigi. Nintendo UK has kindly donated four special Year of Luigi coins (pictured below) that our UK readers can win. You may remember that Nintendo offered some Year of Luigi coins via Club Nintendo, however those that we have up for grabs are slightly...

February2014

  • Competition Get Ready For Battle! Win Pokémon X & Y Goodies From TOMY

    Gotta catch 'em all!

    Pokémon X and Pokémon Y have arrived and has taken the world by storm! With brand new never seen before Pokémon and awesome new training methods Pokémon X and Pokémon Y is the awesome must have game for 2013! Now you can live out your Pokémon adventures with TOMY’s amazing new range. The Catch ‘n’ Return Poké Ball...

January2014

  • Competition Winners Prima Zelda Game Guides Box Set

    Who gets a second dose of Christmas joy?

    Just after Christmas we launched our Win The Prima Official Game Guide The Legend of Zelda: Box Set competition, giving readers across both North America and the United Kingdom the chance to win one of these luxurious box sets. We asked "Who has included a very special message in the Prima Games Zelda Box...

December2013

  • Competition Win The Prima Official Game Guide The Legend of Zelda: Box Set

    A treasure trove

    Santa may have been and gone for the year 2013, but in our opinion it's still the season for giving. With this in mind Nintendo Life is thrilled to bring you a very special competition this Christmas courtesy of the lovely folks at Prima Games, who earlier this year released the exceptional The Legend of Zelda: Box Set of Prima...

  • Competition Winners The Twelve Days of Animal Crossing Christmas

    And now Christmas has started...

    Not too long ago we launched our 12 Days of Christmas Animal Crossing competition in collaboration with Nintendo UK. The big N kindly provided the lyrics for a new version of the famous song and we asked you — our lovely readers — to sing your hearts out in front of a camera. And you know what? A surprising...

  • Competition The Twelve Days of Animal Crossing Christmas

    On the twelfth day of Christmas...

    Here's a competition that we are offering in conjunction with our friends at Nintendo UK — and is limited to the UK — which is sure to get you into the Christmas mood. The winner will get £100 eShop credit, while four runners up will each get £50 eShop credit. To enter, simply record a video of you (and...

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  • News New Super Luigi U Competition Opens On Miiverse

    The least number of coins wins!

    New Super Luigi U has been available in the Wii U eShop for a good while now and plenty of people have picked it up and completed the 82 extra levels starring Mario's green-glad brother. Upon finishing it you can check out your records, which is handy to see just how you got on, and now the game's director Masataka...

  • Competition Animal Crossing Signed T-Shirt Giveaway!

    What's in your house?

    Animal Crossing: New Leaf is one of the biggest 3DS games of the year, and to celebrate its release we've teamed up with Nintendo UK to give away a once-in-lifetime prize: an Animal Crossing T-shirt signed by none other than producer Katsuya Eguchi and co-director Aya Kyogoku. To be in with a chance of bagging this amazing...

  • News Nintendo UK Launches Weekly Animal Crossing: New Leaf Contests

    Six weekly themes to take on

    While a lot of games last for a limited amount of time before joining a pile of completed comrades, Animal Crossing: New Leaf is an exception. It never ends, and such is the dynamic that no two people play it the same way; each of our towns is ultimately different and unique. That's something that Nintendo UK is tapping...

June2013

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  • Competition Winners Nintendo eShop Credit

    Are you one of the lucky few?

    If you're a Nintendo Life regular you'll know we ran a couple of Nintendo eShop Credit competitions over the past few weeks; all the votes have been counted and we've greased up our supercomputer to randomly select the winners, and they are: Competition 1) Win £100 of Nintendo eShop Credit! Winner of £100:...

March2013

  • News Paint An Easter Egg, Win A Copy of Toki Tori 2 On Wii U

    Two Tribes hatches an egg-travaganza of a competition

    Toki Tori 2 isn't far away now, and to celebrate its impending launch on the Wii U eShop, developer Two Tribes is running a competition with an Easter theme. All you have to do is paint an Easter egg and submit it via Twitter or Instagram, making sure that you hash-tag it with #tt2egg. The best...

  • Competition Another Chance to Win £100 of Nintendo eShop Credit!

    Plus 10 runners-up each snagging £15 too.

    Fancy getting your hands on some free eShop credit for your 3DS or Wii U? We've joined forces with Nintendo UK once again to give away a whopping £100 of eShop credit to one lucky winner, plus £15 to ten runners-up. All you have to do to enter this fantastic competition is answer the question below. Good...

  • Competition Win £100 of Nintendo eShop Credit!

    Plus 10 runners-up each snagging £15 too.

    Want the chance to win some free eShop credit for your 3DS or Wii U? Of course you do — who wouldn't, right? Well now you've got a chance. We've teamed up with Nintendo UK to offer £100 of eShop credit to one lucky winner, plus £15 to ten almost-as-lucky runners-up. All you have to do to be in with a...

February2013

  • Competition Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

    Win a copy of the game plus a poster signed by Konami's Dave Cox!

    Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate launches exclusively on the Nintendo 3DS & 3DS XL this March, and is shaping up to be one of the most intense and exciting instalments in the long-running franchise. To celebrate this momentous occasion, we've teamed up with Nintendo...

November2012

  • Competition Winner Win a Wii U at Eurogamer Expo

    One lucky winner

    Nintendo Life attended Eurogamer.net's annual Eurogamer Expo in late September, the first ever public showing of the Wii U console in the UK. We had a great time meeting gamers, filling up our 3DS puzzle pieces and running rather intense competitions in the Nintendo Life StreetPass Zone. You can get a taste of what it was all about...

  • Competition Paper Mario: Sticker Star (3DS) Giveaway

    Win a 3DS and a copy of Paper Mario: Sticker Star! (UK residents only)

    To celebrate the launch of Paper Mario: Sticker Star we've teamed up with Nintendo to bring you a very special Letter Box competition. Up for grabs is a brand new 3DS XL Console with a copy of Paper Mario: Sticker Star, wahoo! Two runners up will also receive a copy of the game;...

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  • News New Super Mario Bros. 2 Sparks Coin Rush!

    There be gold in them hills!

    It's not long until New Super Mario Bros. 2 hits both the digital and retail stores, out on Friday (Aug 17th) Mario's latest adventure is set to be coin-crazy. To celebrate Mario's love for coins Nintendo UK has unveiled "Coin Rush", a competition where, just like in New Super Mario Bros. 2, it’s up to you to collect...

  • Competition Toki Tori - Game Boy Color Giveaway

    Win a sealed copy of Toki Tori for Game Boy Color

    To celebrate the Euro release of the fantastically addictive Toki Tori on 3DS Virtual Console, Two Tribes and Nintendo Life are pleased to offer European, Australian and North American readers the chance to win a sealed copy of the game for Game Boy Color. How to win? All you have to do is answer the...

December2011

  • Competition Win "A History of Nintendo: Volume 1" (5 Copies)

    Brush up on your history

    If you want to learn more about where it all started for Nintendo, we've got very good news for you. We've teamed up with Pix'n Love Publishing, the company behind some of our favourite gaming-related tomes, to bring you this exclusive competition to win its superb History of Nintendo: Volume 1. You can read our History of...

  • Competition Win a Metallic Red 3DS!

    Get it while it's red hot!

    If Father Christmas didn't bring you the 3DS console you asked for, Nintendo Life is here to save the day. We've got one of the highly sought-after Metallic Red Nintendo 3DS consoles (European) up for grabs in our exclusive competition. All you have to do is answer the question, cross your fingers and wait.

  • News European Pokémon Championships Dated and Detailed

    You could go to Hawaii

    If you want to be the very best — and live in Europe — here's how to get there. The Pokémon Company International just announced European dates and details for the upcoming Pokémon Video Game National Championships, starting next year. From 3rd March to 1st April 2012, Pokémon Black & White players can step up to the challenge in one of five European cities:..

November2011

  • News Share Holiday Photos, Win a Holiday in Go Vacation Contest

    Seems a fair swap

    Go Vacation is out in Europe today, and to promote the game Nintendo is offering a weekend break to the south of France for the winner of a new competition. Submit a holiday photo of you and up to three friends and, if it's the funniest, you could win a weekend for two at the Club Med Opio en Provence, which offers golf, a spa and, of course, a flying trapeze. Second and third..

October2011

  • News Nintendo Europe Launches Japanese RPG Trio Contest

    Look away, North America

    One of the ways Nintendo of Europe marketed the superb Xenoblade Chronicles was with a series of official Let's Play videos over on YouTube. Depending on your point of view, it either went very well or very badly, as NoE now wants players to create their own Let's Play series as part of a new competition. The videos can be...

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  • Competition Design the Official T-Shirt for Team Chien!

    Hank needs your help

    If you've ever been one of a legion of fans, you know that the best way to show your pride and look cool doing it is with the power of the t-shirt. Team Wiebe's in the lead with a snazzy design even if their leader no longer holds the record. Now, current champ Hank Chien is looking for YOUR help to remind him who's the boss...

  • Competition Mario Sports Mix Giveaway!

    Bag yourself a copy of Mario Sports Mix

    To celebrate the release of upcoming Wii title Mario Sports Mix, a Mario themed sports compilation, Nintendo Life and Games Basement, a leading UK video game online retailer, are proud to offer 3 copies of the game to Nintendo Life readers who live in Europe or North America. All you have to do is answer the...

November2010

  • Competition Winners chick chick BOOM (PAL)

    Were you one of the lucky ones?

    We recently ran a competition for 10 lucky winners to receive a free copy of WiiWare strategy title chick chick BOOM, with the top prize being a piece of personalised artwork drawn by the development team. We've just performed the draw so let's reveal the lucky winners! The following Twitter users below received a...

  • Competition Winners Rabbids Sleep Over (UK)

    Chickens, eggs, arcades and cake

    To celebrate the release of upcoming Raving Rabbids In Time for Wii Ubisoft and Nintendo Life were proud to present a very special competition, with three sets of tickets available, each set lets one winner plus two friends and a parent to attend a special Rabbids sleep over in the Science Museum. Contestants had to answer the following question: Where would you..

  • Competition Winners Call of Duty: Black Ops (UK)

    And the three lucky winners are...

    To celebrate the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops for Wii Nintendo Life together with our friends at Argos were proud to offer a copy of the game to three lucky readers. As with most Nintendo Life competitions all you had to do was answer the cryptic question: During which war does Black Ops take place? Of course the answer was the Cold War. So, using our..

  • Competition chick chick BOOM (All PAL Regions)

    Win one of 10 copies and personalised artwork!

    chick chick BOOM is a tactical action game for WiiWare from developer tons of bits. With a unique sense of humour, great artwork and plenty of action, it gained an impressive 8/10 in our review last week, and now we've teamed up with tons of bits to bring you a very special competition. We're offering...

  • Competition Winners Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary

    Is it a-you?

    To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the release of Super Mario Bros. and the North American debut of the NES, we ran a competition to give away a free 500-point NES title for Virtual Console to each of twenty-five winners, the selection of the game being their choice. Almost a thousand users entered, so we'd like to congratulate the 25...

October2010

  • Competition Rabbids Travel in Time Science Adventure (UK)

    Rabbids. Science Museum. Sleep over. WIN.

    To celebrate the release of upcoming Raving Rabbids In Time for Wii Ubisoft and Nintendo Life are proud to present a very special competition, we have three sets of tickets available, each set lets one winner plus two friends and a parent to attend a special Rabbids sleep over in the Science Museum. During...

  • Competition Win Ivy the Kiwi? for Wii (EU)

    Europe's turn to snaffle up Ivy The Kiwi?

    To celebrate the PAL release of the fantastically addictive Ivy The Kiwi? both Rising Star Games and Nintendo Life are pleased to offer our European readers the chance to win a PAL copy of the game for Wii. How to win? all you have to do is answer the simple question below. Good Luck!

  • Competition Win Call of Duty: Black Ops for Wii (UK)

    Do you have time to kill?

    Nintendo Life together with our friends at Argos are proud to offer three copies of the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops on Wii. As usual all you need to do is answer the cryptic question below to be in with a chance of winning. Winning entrants must have a valid UK mailing address to receive the prize. Good luck!

  • News Tell Nintendo Europe a Story and Win a Trip to Kyoto

    Share your love in video form

    If you're a European Club Nintendo member and you want to share your love of Nintendo games with the world, you might want to grab your video camera and create a piece for Tell Your Nintendo Story, a new competition from Nintendo itself. You can record a video straight from your webcam or upload any pre-recorded video on your PC about any game or system you've..

  • Competition Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary (NA)

    Win yourself one of 25 NES games

    To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Super Mario Bros. and the 25th Anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System's release in North America, we thought we would do something different. We've scraped together 12,500 Wii Points so that we can give 25 lucky readers (yes, 25) a free 500-point NES game (of their...

  • Competition Winners Target Toss Pro: Lawn Darts T-Shirt

    Drum roll please...

    Last month, we ran a competition to give away ten t-shirts decked out with logos from the WiiWare title Target Toss Pro: Lawn Darts. We all like to look stylish and show our love for video games and dangerous lawn-related activities of days past, but only ten could win the XL-sized prizes. Those ten lucky users are: melvin2898jhuhn

  • News Be Britain's Best Nintendo Gamer and Win a 3DS

    The search is on!

    Last year saw Josh Stevens crowned Britain's Best Nintendo Gamer 2009 in a packed-out event in London, and now he'll be given the opportunity to defend his crown by taking part in Nintendo's newly announced Britain's Best Nintendo Gamer 2010. Qualifying kicks off in two weeks in participating Game and GameStation stores on the 16th...

September2010

  • Competition Target Toss Pro: Lawn Darts T-Shirt Competition

    Like Lawn Darts? Like T-Shirts? Then boy do we have a competition for you!

    Together with Incredible Technologies we're able to offer 10 XL Target Toss Pro: Lawn Darts Official T-Shirts to celebrate the release of the dangerous looking Target Toss Pro: Lawn Darts for WiiWare which was released this week in North America. The competition is open to...

  • News Aussies Can Share Their Favourite Mario Moments to Win a DSi XL

    Red, blue or yellow up for grabs

    North America's Super Mario Bros. 25th anniversary site opened recently, and now Nintendo of Australia has launched its 25th Anniversary competition website offering one misty-eyed gamer the chance to win a brand new DSi XL. If your entry is selected as the best Mario memory, you could win a red, blue or yellow DSi XL as well as a copy of New Super Mario Bros.. Need..

  • News Monsteca Corral Competition Winners

    Drumroll please...

    Last week we ran a cheeky little competition to let 10 lucky Euro/Aussie readers win a copy of A Monsteca Corral: Monsters vs. Robots on WiiWare. Everyone likes a freebie, and competition here was fierce. We had 199 entries! However only 10 could win, so we punched the button on the magical Nintendo Life bingo machine and can now reveal the lucky winners: paulnumber9y0ss4ri4n

  • News Prove Your Sin and Punishment 2 Skills in New Official Competition

    Prizes and pride at stake

    Sin & Punishment: Star Successor is a classic: hugely difficult, but a classic nonetheless. Anyone currently honing their best scores may want to take a look at this new official Nintendo competition for North America – sorry, rest of the world! – to prove they're the best. The challenge asks players to score as...

  • News Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary Means Euro Club Nintendo Gets Updated

    Share your love for Mario and enter Nintendo's video competition

    Anniversaries are wonderful and joyous occasions to celebrate with loved ones. What makes them better is if you can win prizes in the process too, and that's exactly what you can look forward to as Nintendo celebrates one of the biggest NES titles continuing to entertain having...

  • News And Yet It Moves Competition Winners

    Drumroll please...

    Last week we ran a cheeky little competition to let 10 lucky North American readers win a copy of And Yet It Moves on WiiWare. This is a game so good we awarded it an impressive 9/10 in our recent review. Everyone likes a freebie, and competition here was fierce. We had 330 entries! However only 10 could win, so we punched the button on the magical Nintendo Life bingo machine and..

  • Competition A Monsteca Corral: Monsters vs Robots

    10 free downloads of WiiWare's Monsteca Corral up for grabs

    Nintendo Life have teamed up with Onteca the development brains behind Monsteca Corral, together we're able to offer free downloads of the game for 10 lucky WiiWare readers, all you have to do is answer the competition below!

  • News Wii Games: Summer 2010 Winners Announced

    Warning: contains Super Adult material

    Nintendo's first attempt at a national Wii tournament, Wii Games: Summer 2010, drew to a close in California this weekend to see which US gamers had the best Wii skills. Olympic gold medallist Shawn Johnson kept the finalists warmed-up with some Wii Fit Plus hula hooping before diving into the competitive...

  • Competition And Yet It Moves

    Your chance to snag one of ten copies of the game

    Nintendo Life really liked And Yet It Moves with its incredible ripped-paper style – and so should you. That's why together with Broken Rules we can proudly offer free copies of the game to ten lucky North American readers. All you have to do is answer the competition question below and cross your...

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