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June2010

  • News Show Your Mettle in the Wii Games 2010

    North American competition on the way

    Think you've got serious skills when it comes to Wii gaming? Think your Little Mac could take down the competition, or that your Funky Kong is unstoppable on the track? It might be time to put your coins where your mouth is as Nintendo is launching Wii Games Summer 2010. Starting on Friday, July 16th in New...

  • News Your Love for Sonic Could Earn You a Trip to Sega Japan

    If you can ably express it in video format, that is

    It's Sonic's 19th birthday today, and Sega isn't showering Nintendo fans with game discounts; in fact, it's offering something far better. If you really, really love Sonic – and everybody does, of course – your passion for the blue speedball could win you a trip to Sega Japan to meet the Sonic...

April2010

  • News Cave Story Win a Wiimote Compo Winner

    The lucky winner is finally announced.

    After a fantastic response to our Cave Story Win a Wiimote Compo, we'd like to announce that Iain P. (Bakajin) is our lucky winner. The exclusive Cave Story Wii Remote should be on its way to you very soon. We'd like to offer our sincere congratulations to him and take this opportunity to thank everyone who participated and entered the contest. We'd also like..

March2010

  • News Flipper Competition Winners

    Who grabbed the goodies?

    You may remember a few weeks ago we launched a competition, in collaboration with Hugo Smits of Flipper fame, to win some very cool prizes relating to his goldfish-seeking voxel-blasting title. Well, the final decisions have been made and we can now reveal the winners! Winner 1: Gerardo Moraila Cruz (known as abgar here at Nintendo Life!) Winner 2: Jaisohn Runner-up: Chad..

  • Competition Win a copy of Flipper for DSiWare

    Print, Cut, Fold, Tape your way to a free copy of Flipper

    Goodbye Galaxy Games would like the opportunity to give one lucky Nintendo Life reader a limited edition boxed copy of Flipper for DSiWare with 2000 Nintendo Points. All you have to do is download the awesome from Flipper paperfold (by Bryan of paperfolds.com), Print, Cut, Fold, Tape. Once...

December2009

  • News Get Your Name in Furry Legends

    Developer Gamelion extends Twitter competition

    Gamelion have extended their online competition - which offers one lucky gamer the chance to have their actual, real-life name inserted into their upcoming WiiWare title Furry Legends - into the New Year. To enter, just follow the development team on Twitter and come January 31st they'll randomly select...

November2009

  • Competitions Do you feel lucky, punk?

    Well, do ya? It's almost that time of year, the time of giving, we couldn't wait any longer so here's the winners from 4 of our recent fantastic competitions.

    Okay, so let's get started... we've drawn the winners from the 100s of entries using our very faithful rand() function. Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games Giveaway We've once again teamed up with SEGA to celebrate th

  • News Competitions Nudge

    If you didn't know we've been running some great competitions over the past week or so, time is almost up to get your entries in though.

    Because we're so nice we've extended two of the competitions, you'll now have another day to enter the following: The Three Musketeers: One for All! Halloween Giveaway (available to all PAL & NTSC/US) Spore Hero Wii Giveaway (available to North America)

October2009

  • Competitions Win a DSi and Nostalgia!

    Yet another competition... this time we've got a shiny white DSi and a copy of Nostalgia up for grabs.

    In celebration of the release of Ignition Entertainment's brand new DS RPG Nostalgia, we here at Nintendo Life are giving our North American readers a chance to win a brand new Nintendo DSi system and a copy of Nostalgia to play on it, lucky you!...

  • Competitions Halloween with The Three Musketeers: One for All!

    Our friends at Legendo offer up 20 slices of download adventure in the form of The Three Musketeers: One for All!, open to almost anyone.

    To celebrate Halloween we've teamed up with Legendo to offer you 20 copies of the platform adventure The Three Musketeers: One for All!. The first 10 winners will be picked from our North American readers (that's...

  • Competitions Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics (Update)

    SEGA UK offer up some official Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games goodies for our European AND Australian readers.

    We've once again teamed up with SEGA to celebrate the launch of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games giving you lucky readers the chance to win some official Mario & Sonic goodies. We've got 5x Packs up for grabs containing Official T-Shirt, Badge Set and Lanyard..

  • Competitions Spore Hero (Wii) Giveaway!

    North American readers finally get the chance to win a copy of the recently released Spore Hero game by EA.

    Along with our friends at EA we're giving you the chance to win a US copy of Spore Hero for Nintendo Wii to celebrate its recent release. The competition is open to US readers only this time, to give yourself a chance of wining Spore Hero just answer the question! Finally a competition for..

September2009

  • News Meet the 'Real' Professor Layton

    Answer his riddles and you shall receive his gifts

    Ever wanted to meet a real-life Professor Layton and have a chat? Well, now you can — so long as you live in America that is. Nintendo are sending out the good old Professor (or at least someone dressed as him) to cities across the country and if you can discover where he is, you'll be asked to solve a puzzle. Solve it correctly and you just..

  • Competitions Time Extension!

    We've got two fantastic competitions running at the moment, we've extended them both another couple of days, get your entry in before midnight Saturday.

    Generally we're nice people and we like to give things away (when they're given to us). Both Nintendo and Ubisoft have offered up some great prizes to our UK readers, we urge you to login and give yourself a chance of winning... you've got to be in..

  • Competition Academy of Champions for Wii

    We're on fire with another fabulous competition for our readers - your chance to win a copy of Academy of Champions and a Wii to play it on!

    Together with Ubisoft we're celebrating this week's launch of Academy of Champions for Wii with a very special competition: you can win yourself a Nintendo Wii complete with Academy of Champions to play on it! In addition to the main prize, we'll also be..

August2009

  • Competitions Metroid Prime Trilogy Wii Giveaway!

    To celebrate the release of Nintendo's stellar Metroid Prime Trilogy we're giving you the chance to win a Nintendo Wii and a copy of Metroid Prime Trilogy to play on it!

    Gaming fans around the world rejoice: bounty hunter Samus Aran makes her return to Wii this Autumn with Metroid Prime Trilogy, a deluxe collectors package that includes all three epic Metroid first-person action titles Metroid..

  • Competitions Flipnote Studio - Amazing Giveaway Winners

    Check out the winners of the Flipnote Studio - Amazing Giveaway.

    To coincide with the release of the painfully addictive Flipnote Studio on DSiWare, we teamed up with our good friends at Nintendo UK to offer lucky Nintendo Life readers the opportunity to win some great prizes. After carefully going through the very hefty amount of submissions for the contest, we all got together here at Nintendo..

July2009

  • News Limbo down to the Wii Sports Resort beach party (UK)

    Play on the day to win a family beach holiday of a lifetime

    To celebrate the launch of the biggest game this year, Wii Sports Resort, Nintendo is recreating a tropical party island for all the family at four easily accessible locations across the UK & Ireland. Everyone will be treated to a ‘Wii Sports Resort Beach Party’, complete with fantastic giveaways, beach party tunes plus the..

  • Out Today The Conduit + Goodies Giveaway!

    Europeans finally have the chance to get their hands on The Conduit as it releases across the continent today, July 10th.

    To celebrate the release of the fantastic The Conduit we've teamed up with SEGA to give away some wonderful The Conduit goodies. One lucky reader will receive the 1st prize of a Signed conduit poster, Concept art book, Portable MP3 speakers and Pocket torch and then two runners..

  • Competitions Twitter Fun Winner

    We could only pick one!

    So our recent Twitter-based competition has come to an end and we can announce that ejamer has been crowned the winner and will find 2000 lovely Nintendo Points heading his way shortly. Here's the winning entry in all its chucklesome glory: Thanks to everyone who took part! Don't forget to follow nintendolife on Twitter if...

  • Competitions More Twitter Fun

    Win 2000 Nintendo points by giving nintendolife a shout out!

    Here’s an easy competition that could win you 2000 Nintendo points to spend on downloadable games of your choosing. Simply follow us on Twitter and tweet the following phrase to your personal Twitterverse: "Follow @nintendolife because they ................." Obviously you fill...

June2009

  • News Retro Game Championship Contest Details

    Do you have what it takes to win big?

    JJGames has just announced their upcoming Retro Games Championship video game competition that will be hosted in Denver, CO on Saturday, July 18th. Players will get a chance to square off on two of the absolute rarest NES game cartridges in existence. All contest details are below for you to check out including the list of prizes, location of competition, and..

  • Competitions Twitter Joke Winner

    So who made us chuckle the most?

    Our recent ‘send us a joke on Twitter’ competition seems to have been very popular as a quick Twitter search will demonstrate. The jokes ranged from very funny to plain awful. We certainly admired the persistence of some readers such as BulbasaurusRex, but didn’t anyone ever tell you that less is more? :-p...

  • Competitions Follow nintendolife on Twitter

    Tell us a joke and be in for a chance to win 2000 Nintendo points.

    Here’s an easy competition for all you crazy kids who are down with Twitter. Simply follow nintendolife and tweet us with a funny joke using no more than 140 characters. The tweet which makes us chuckle the most will win the prize – it couldn’t be simpler! We promise to follow...

May2009

  • News Win A Copy Of PDC World Championship Darts 2009 On The Wii!

    It's competition time - but for UK residents only

    To celebrate the UK release of PDC World Championship Darts 2009 on Wii we've teamed up with Oxygen Games to give away three copies to you lucky readers of Nintendo Life. The all new PDC World Championship Darts 2009 on the Nintendo Wii gives you the feel of the true darts physics, providing a more natural throwing experience, realistic dart..

  • News Stride Gum Offering Socks Full of Quarters to Steve Wiebe

    That's no monkey business! HIYOOOOOOOOOO!

    Steve Wiebe doesn't need more reason to shatter Billy Mitchell's Donkey Kong record other than to wipe that grin off Mitchell's smug face, but lo and behold, here's another one. Or, another 10,001 reasons. According to GoNintendo, Stride Gum has stepped up to offer Wiebe $10,001 if he can break Mitchell's...

March2009

  • News And The Winner Is...?

    You came for reviews... we'll give you T-Shirts. The House of the Dead: OVERKILL competition is over, but which one of you lucky readers will win a t-shirt?

    Better late than never! To celebrate the fantastic return of House of the Dead we've teamed up with SEGA to give away five of the fabulous "They came for brains, you'll give them bullets" House of the Dead Overkill T-Shirts. All you..

  • News Time Extension! Win a House of the Dead: Overkill T-Shirt!

    You've got 5 more days to design a House of the Dead: Overkill poster and stand a chance of winning a T-Shirt

    Better late than never! To celebrate the fantastic return of House of the Dead we've teamed up with SEGA to give away five of the fabulous "They came for brains, you'll give them bullets" House of the Dead Overkill T-Shirts. All you have to do is go to the Overkill Poster Creator..

  • News Win: House of the Dead: OVERKILL T-Shirts!

    Get your hands on a lovely House of the Dead: OVERKILL promo t-shirt, thanks to the lovely chaps at SEGA.

    Better late than never! To celebrate the fantastic return of House of the Dead we've teamed up with SEGA to give away five of the fabulous "They came for brains, you'll give them bullets" House of the Dead Overkill T-Shirts. All you have to do is goto the Overkill Poster Creator and..

February2009

  • Podcast Episode 1

    Nintendo Life steps into the world of Podcasting, our very first episode is available now, presented by our very own James Newton.

    In our first ever podcast episode James takes a look back at 2008, looking specifically at three outstanding Wii titles, Zack & Wiki, Mario Kart Wii and Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Next on the agenda is 2009, where we take a look at Wii games Punch Out!!, Wii Sports..

January2009

  • Competition Win a DS Lite with Big Bang Mini

    To celebrating the upcoming release of Big Bang Mini on Nintendo DS, SouthPeak games and Nintendo Life are offering a DS Lite + Big Bang Mini and another four copies of the game for the runners up.

    Your objective is to navigate your ship through a brilliant array of lights, dodging intense streams of fireworks. Defeat waves of enemies by deploying fireworks and performing combo attacks to destroy..

  • News And The Winner Is...?

    Much like Santa, Nintendo Life loves giving things away, it makes us feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

    It's come to our attention that we've been kind of lazy with our competitions, we've emailed winners but never published them on the website itself, in the vein of doing things "betta'" in 2009 we'll be publishing the winners, because we want to. Sonic Unleashed Goodies!Most recently was..

  • News Sonic Goodie Get!

    Roll on 2009, got Unleashed? You don't have nothing until you've got a Sonic Unleashed hoodie, you knows it.

    Together with our festive friends at SEGA, we're celebrating the latest SONIC game, Sonic Unleashed, with another competition! Up for grabs are special Sonic Unleashed merchandise including a Sonic Unleashed T-Shirt, Sonic Unleashed Hoodie and Sonic Unleashed Key Ring. That's right, click..

December2008

  • News SnakeByte Christmas Compo - Win Yourself Some Wii Goodies

    Christmas, as we all know, is about giving. And those kind chaps at SnakeByte (we reviewed a couple of their products recently) are clearly in a festive mood as they’ve given us a goodie bag of Wii peripherals to give to one lucky person.

    Up for grabs we have: XS Starter Pack (White) Remote XS Controller (Pink) Retro Controller Charging Cradle All you have to do to win this collection of..

November2008

  • Competition Snakebyte Retro Controller Giveaway!

    Nintendo Life has four Snakebyte retro controllers to give away, one white wireless and three black wired controllers all up for grabs!

    Our friends at Snakebyte accessories have kindly provided us with some fantastic Retro Controllers for Wii to give away to you, our faithful Nintendo Life readers. We have one main prize up for grabs a white Wireless Retro Controller also three runners up will..

October2008

  • Competition Sonic Chronicles Goodies!

    Really want to get some new Sonic goodies, feeling the credit crunch? Not to worry, you can win some right here at Nintendo Life!

    Our dear friends at SEGA are giving you the chance to win some Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood goodies, we've got a host of prizes up for grabs including 10 x Sonic Chronicles sets of 3 styluses, 2 x Sonic Chronicles DS case tins and for one lucky winner a..

July2008

  • News Rustler's Announce UK Machinima Music Video Contest

    To celebrate the launch of Machinima in the UK, Rustler's are providing an Alienware PC for the best user created music video to match one of Jonathan (Portal theme) Coulton's latest tracks.

    Rustlers may be the market leaders in the hot snacking section of your local supermarket, but that doesn't mean they're content to rest on their burgers. They've teamed up with Machinima.com, the most popular..

June2008

  • News Brawlin' At Gamestation

    To celebrate the launch of Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Nintendo UK haved teamed up with Gamestation to let fans battle and brawl to the death, all to win a HD home entertainment centre.

    Battle it out to prove you are the biggest and best brawler of them all at Gamestation Stores nationwide in the Super Smash Bros. Brawl Showdown Pick your favourite character, choose your controller and get ready to..

March2008

  • News Do You Want Worms?

    THQ give you the opportunity to win yourself a copy of the upcoming Worms: A Space Oddity for the Wii.

    In Worms: A Space Oddity, players will enjoy the ultimate blend of classic Worms game modes and re-invented single-player missions, as well as multiplayer modes that include a host of all-new party games and even more customization options. The game takes advantage of the Wii’s intuitive..

January2008

December2007

  • Competition Mario & Sonic T-Shirt!

    Thanks to our friends at SEGA we have a fantastic Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games "Team Mario" T-Shirt to give away!

    In Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, players will compete in events that take place in environments based on the official venues of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Using a supporting cast of characters from the amazing worlds of both Mario and Sonic, gamers will be able to..

October2007

  • News Beat The Brat Content

    To celebrate the 2008 "World Series of Poker" video game Activision welcomes you to try and Beat The Brat and win a trip to Las Vegas.

    "The grand prize is a trip for two to Las Vegas. The trip includes airfare, hotel accommodations, and a trip to the spa to relax after a long day of gambling. Three runner ups will receive a copy of the World Series of Poker: Battle for the Bracelets game." Head on..

June2007

  • News Trioncube Competition Winners

    We announce the winners of our Trioncube competition, selected at random by our super computer shuffle routine.

    To celebrate the launch of Trioncube on the DS we partnered up with Atari to give away 3 copies of the game to our members. We asked the question What is the name of the King in Trioncube? which of course was King Pluto. We powered up our shuffle routine to pick 3 winners and random and..

  • News Win A Copy Of Trioncube For DS

    To celebrate today's European launch of Trioncube for Nintendo DS, we've teamed up with Atari to give away 3 copies of the game to members of the site.

    "In Trioncube, the player takes the role of the captain on the mighty space ship Penko and embarks on a journey across eight planets into the depths of space to rescue the fair princess from the grasp of the handsomely monikered villain Hell Metal..

January2007

  • News Woman Dying For A Wii, Dies

    28 year old Jennifer Strange was dead after a radio station contest to win a Wii console for her children.

    CNN have reported on the tragic conclusion to KDND's contest, the death of one of its contestants. She was one of a few whom stepped up to the challenge of seeing how much water they could drink before needing to goto the bathroom...

December2006

  • News Celebrity Mii Competition

    Jason over at kottke.org has devised a Celebrity Mii Contest, create a Celeb Mii and win a game, its that simple!

    It seems to be quite a craze at the moment, creating your favourite people in Mii form. We've been passing around lots of celebs over the past few days, now you have a chance to win a Mii contest! It's like a 21st century beauty contest for Mii's. Jason from kottke.org has devised some..

August2006

  • News Mario Fanatics Competition

    Nintendo have teamed up with Buzznet giving you the chance to win a DS Lite completed with New Super Mario Bros game.

    Still not managed to go and treat yourself to a brand new DS Lite system? Nintendo are now offering you the chance to WIN one simply by showing your eternal love for Mario. "Remember the time you freaked out because the power went out just as you were about to beat Super Mario..

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