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  • News Summer Games Done Quick 2016 Schedule Released

    With plenty of time to prepare your sleep schedule

    The Games Done Quick marathons are a bi-annual treat for many speedrunning fans. Although the next event, Summer Games Done Quick, is not until the 3rd-10th of July, the schedule has been posted to give viewers a look of what's in store. Summer Games Done Quick will be broadcasting from...

  • Event Join Us for the Nintendo Life Gaming Night in Cambridge UK - 30th July

    Nintendo gaming fun for all the family

    As some reading these pages know a number of the Nintendo Life team are based in the UK, and through our friendship with The Centre for Computing History in Cambridge we occasionally host gaming events with that awesome organisation. Our next one is lined up, and instead of the late evening shenanigans and...









  • Play Mario Kart 7 with Nintendo Life

    Time for pure racing...

    Earlier this year we had our first Mario Kart 7 community event of 2014, and unsurprisingly it was a lot of fun. Since that time the release date for Mario Kart 8 has been confirmed, and we've realised that we need a lot more practice before the new Wii U title rolls around. Besides, the 3DS game is still a blast to play over...


  • News Nintendo Announces Its YouTube Video Challenge Winner

    They're off to Sundance for a DK project

    In recent times Nintendo of America has been running a contest with a number of popular YouTube channels, in which they were challenged to produce videos based on Super Mario 3D World or The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. We featured one of the entries, in which a cat wasn't impressed by the idea of...





  • News Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Gathering Happening This Saturday in London

    Don't leave your 3DS in the item box

    Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate has been available for a good month now and Wii U gamers from around the world have been meeting up online to track ferocious beasts down together. Of course, many have picked up the 3DS version which means they can't nip online to fight with others. That hasn't stopped one bunch of...



  • News People Are Already Queuing For The Wii U In London

    Dedicated fans show their appreciation for Nintendo

    Last week we reported that HMV's flagship store on Oxford Street would be hosting the UK's Wii U midnight launch, with the first 100 in the line getting a free copy of New Super Mario Bros. U. Some more prizes and goody bags will be given away on the night too to mark the occasion. It comes as no...

  • News Wii U UK Launch Event Set for HMV in London

    Free games for the first 100

    With one week before its release in Europe, details have now emerged of the UK's Wii U launch event — it's set for HMV's flagship London store on Oxford Street. As you'd expect it'll be a midnight launch, and various incentives and activities are planned to keep eager Wii U early-adopters warm. The doors will...


  • News Nintendo of America Wii U Event Will be Live Online

    Reggie also gets chatty with the Mario brothers

    We all know that Nintendo of America is hosting its big Wii U event tomorrow in New York, with Europe and Japan each weighing in with Nintendo Direct broadcasts as well. We thought it'd be worth giving you all of the important details in one place, so that you won't miss a thing. To make sure you see...


  • News Mario Kart 7 'Fastest Family' Competition Calls in a Celeb

    No, we don't mean Mario

    Not long ago we brought you Nintendo's announcement of the Britain's Fastest Family competition, which is naturally all about Mario Kart 7. Young and old family members team up and enter regional heats around the UK in August, with the grand finale in October. Regional winners receive 'a year’s worth of Nintendo 3DS games',...