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Events: Gotta Bach 'Em All: A Night Out At Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions

Gotta Bach 'Em All: A Night Out At Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions

(Disclaimer: No Bach was actually played on the night)

As with many of Nintendo's largest franchises, the music from the Pokémon games has captured its fans' hearts, being just as much a part of growing up as the monster-catching action itself. From the gentle beginnings in Pallet Town, right through to the epic Champion Battle themes, these...

News: The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Master Quest Continues into 2016

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Master Quest Continues into 2016

Tickets on sale now

It's no secret that we're fans of Symphony of the Goddesses - a concert series in which a full orchestra plays everyone's favorite songs from the Legend of Zelda series - here at Nintendo Life, and we're always ready to bring you the latest updates. The good news for fans of the show, or those who haven't been able to attend...

Video: What Nintendo Life Did At EGX 2015

What Nintendo Life Did At EGX 2015

Highlights from the big event

For those of you in the UK who were lucky enough to attend this year's EGX - that's around 75,000 of you, according to official figures - the show may well seem like a distant memory now. If you miss the lights, the noise, the crowds and most importantly, the games, then allow our handy little highlights video to bring...

Gallery: Join Us On A Photographic Journey Through EGX 2015

Join Us On A Photographic Journey Through EGX 2015

It's just like being there

The dust has finally settled on EGX 2015, and what a show it was. Not only did more than 75,000 people attend over the four days, Nintendo Life helped out on the Nintendo UK stand, hosting tournaments and live events on the main stage. We were so good that even Nintendo of Europe president Satoru Shibata was smiling like...

Video: Ryan Craddock Performs His Super Mario Maker Song 'Mix It Up' Live On Stage At EGX 2015

Ryan Craddock Performs His Super Mario Maker Song 'Mix It Up' Live On Stage At EGX 2015

Clap your hands!

Nintendo Life was in attendance at this year's EGX - officially the UK's biggest gaming event - and while we were there we got the chance to help out on the Nintendo UK stand, running live sessions on stage and our very own daily Splatoon tournaments. A highlight of the event was Nintendo Life tune-smith Ryan Craddock performing...

Video: Nintendo Life Emerges Victorious From YouTube Gaming Sessions At EGX 2015

Nintendo Life Emerges Victorious From YouTube Gaming Sessions At EGX 2015

Alex Olney secures a trio of wins

At EGX 2015 YouTube went big on gaming, hosting its own stand where it streamed footage of famous faces taking each other on in various titles. One such famous face was our very own Alex Olney, who was recently nominated for a Games Media Award. Olney took part in three YouTube Gaming sessions, all of which you can...

Event: Splatoon EGX Team Championships 2015

Splatoon EGX Team Championships 2015

This Thursday through Sunday at EGX 2015

The UK's biggest games event EGX kicks off tomorrow and as usual Nintendo Life will be on the Nintendo UK stand running special tournaments throughout the four days. Two years ago we hosted the StreetPass Zone and held 3DS-focused competitions, while last year it was the UK Mario Kart 8

News: Nintendo UK Is Making A Big Splash At EGX This Year

Nintendo UK Is Making A Big Splash At EGX This Year

Get to play Star Fox Zero and Tri Force Heroes before all your friends

EGX (formally known as Eurogamer Expo) is the UK's biggest games event, and Nintendo Life is proud to be involved in it again (more on that soon); this year EGX will be at its new home at the Birmingham NEC on 24th-27th September. Bye bye Earls Court in London, it was nice...

News: Nintendo Is Bringing Splatoon And More To The UK's Biggest Live Gaming Events

Nintendo Is Bringing Splatoon And More To The UK's Biggest Live Gaming Events

Insomnia and Legends of Gaming Live get some N-Love

Nintendo UK has confirmed that it will be attending Insomnia 55 and Legends of Gaming Live 2015 this year, bringing with it a host of games and multiplayer activities. First up is Insomnia 55, which takes place between 28th and 31st August at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. The UK's biggest live gaming...

Event: Super Mario Kart SNES World Championships 2015 - 18th to 22nd August

Super Mario Kart SNES World Championships 2015 - 18th to 22nd August

Champion racers are back

The worldwide Mario Kart community is huge, especially since the success of Mario Kart 8; yet let's not forget that the older versions are still heavily competitive. Super Mario Kart has Official World Championships held annually in France every August run by the French Federation of SMK team (http://www.ffsmk.org/)...

News: Nintendo UK's Summer Tour Kicks Off This Month With Super Mario Maker And Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash In Tow

Nintendo UK's Summer Tour Kicks Off This Month With Super Mario Maker And Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash In Tow

Coming to shopping centre near you

Nintendo UK has confirmed the dates and locations of its 2015 Summer Tour, where it will show off its latest games to hordes of shoppers up and down the country. The tour kicks off on 12th August and runs until 13th September. Forthcoming titles like Super Mario Makerand Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash will rub...

News: The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Master Quest World Tour Gets Extended

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Master Quest World Tour Gets Extended

The journey continues with more dates

Without a doubt, The Legend of Zelda series has some of the most iconic music in video gaming history. As such, it's no surprise that Symphony of the Goddesses - a concert series that aims to bring exactly that music to life - would still be touring years after its initial conception, with no signs of slowing...

News: Nintendo Of Europe Launching Tomodachi Life Friendship Fiesta This Month

Nintendo Of Europe Launching Tomodachi Life Friendship Fiesta This Month

You and Mii, always

Nintendo of Europe has announced a fresh campaign to promote 3DS life sim Tomodachi Life this month. The Tomodachi Life Friendship Fiesta takes place between July 30th and August 9th, and includes special downloads, a new puzzle piece board, fresh social sites and a discount on the game itself for those who have yet to take the...

News: Smash Fighters Settling it at Evo in Big Numbers

Smash Fighters Settling it at Evo in Big Numbers

Wii U edges out Melee in registered competitors

Evo 2015, the largest fighting game tournament event of year, is coming up this July 17-19, and hoo boy there will be a lot of Smashers there. According to figures released by Evo organizer Joey Cuellar, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Super Smash Bros. Melee are the second- and third-highest titles...

News: Nintendo's Gearing Up With Competitions and New Game Demos at San Diego Comic-Con

Nintendo's Gearing Up With Competitions and New Game Demos at San Diego Comic-Con

Rare amiibo up for grabs

Nintendo of America consistently puts on a decent show at San Diego Comic-Con, taking the chance to show off upcoming releases at the event. This year is no different, and there'll be some demos from E3 in addition to a range of competitions that'll have rare amiibo as prizes - it'll all be going down at the 'Nintendo...