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News: Scour the UK for Mario Tennis Open Yoshi QR Codes

Scour the UK for Mario Tennis Open Yoshi QR Codes

Smash and grab

Mario Tennis Open launches in the UK next week, and Nintendo is launching a nationwide treasure hunt for you to grab multicoloured Yoshis. On 25th and 26th May select Asda stores will give away the Black Yoshi via a special in-store QR code: scan it with your 3DS and Black Yoshi is yours to keep. Nintendo will release white, blue and...

News: This Rhythm Thief Concert is Seriously Groovy

This Rhythm Thief Concert is Seriously Groovy

Feel the beat

Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure is a title perfectly suited to 3DS, with its numerous bite-size rhythm levels and quirky humour, and is definitive proof that SEGA can still give us fun games. One of its best features is the funky and toe-tapping soundtrack, so we were pretty pleased when we discovered this footage of a music...

News: Nintendo and USTA Team Up for Some Tennis Doubles

Nintendo and USTA Team Up for Some Tennis Doubles

Going on a U.S. tour

The upcoming launch of Mario Tennis Open is coinciding with the start of summer, warm days and the prospect of taking to the courts in real life. It's also launching at the same time as the USTA SmashZone Mobile Tour, which encourages young people to try the sport; so a doubles team has naturally followed. The SmashZone tour is...

News: Organise a Big Kid Icarus Event, Win Prizes

Organise a Big Kid Icarus Event, Win Prizes

Nintendo lays down shiny gauntlets

Every time Nintendo announces an event somewhere in the world, the response is always the same: "why couldn't it be where I live?" That won't be a problem on 19th May, as Nintendo is encouraging fans all over the world to hold their own events for Kid Icarus: Uprising. Designating 19th May as...

News: SEGA Won't Be Attending Gamescom

SEGA Won't Be Attending Gamescom

Joins Nintendo as major absentee

Gamescom is Europe's equivalent to E3, the biggest consumer and trade show for video games in the region. It's set to take place in Cologne, Germany from 15-19th August, though it will do so without two of the biggest names in the industry. Nintendo has already confirmed that it won't be attending this year, instead...

News: Mario Bros. Battle Marathon to Raise Money for Charity

Mario Bros. Battle Marathon to Raise Money for Charity

Bro-off

Mario marathons are nothing new, but this weekend sees an oft-overlooked entry in the franchise take centre stage — and all for charity. The Bro-Off puts Mario Bros. front and centre, with four world class players battling simultaneously to set a new world record. It all kicks off tomorrow at 12 midday Eastern (9am Pacific, 5pm UK, 6pm...

News: Dress Up and Win at Kid Icarus Event

Dress Up and Win at Kid Icarus Event

Even if you don't go you can still dress up

Nintendo UK is currently in the middle of a Kid Icarus: Uprising event tour, giving plucky gamers a chance to take on a 'battle squad' of professional gamers in multiplayer. Participants at the first event at HMV Oxford Circus in London received limited edition posters, while those who triumphed over the...

News: GameCity Returns On 20th October with "World's Best School"

GameCity Returns On 20th October with "World's Best School"

Learn a trade

Video games celebration GameCity returns to Nottingham, UK this year on 20th October with a host of big names and ambitious initiatives. GameCity director Iain Simons, councillor Nick McDonald and Eidos life president Ian Livingstone OBE all took to the stage to explain their vision for this year's festival, which for the first time...

News: Zelda Concert Tour Returns to North America

Zelda Concert Tour Returns to North America

The quest for tickets begins

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses concert tour, organised to celebrate 25 years of the franchise, got into full swing in Dallas on 10th January. After the initial run of concerts we were promised additional events, and these are now confirmed. A range of new concerts have emerged on zelda-symphony.com, with...

News: Take On Kid Icarus Multiplayer Masters at HMV Stores

Take On Kid Icarus Multiplayer Masters at HMV Stores

Consoles up for grabs

Can't get enough of that wonderful Kid Icarus: Uprising multiplayer? Get thee to a select HMV store and take on Nintendo's team of crack players, and you could win a set of AR cards. The participating stores are: hmv Oxford Circus – Saturday 28th Aprilhmv Reading Oracle – Saturday 5th Mayhmv Birmingham Bullring – Saturday...

News: Going to PAX East? Come Say Hello!

Going to PAX East? Come Say Hello!

Corner a panda

If you're heading to PAX East this Friday or Saturday, make sure you keep your eyes open for our man on the ground, Jon Wahlgren. The panda himself will be on the show floor on Friday and Saturday, proudly decked out in a Nintendo Life t-shirt. Not only will Jon be happy to pose for photographs, sign autographs and bless your child,...

News: Nintendo UK Unleashes 2012 Tour Dates

Nintendo UK Unleashes 2012 Tour Dates

Try before you buy

It's that time of year when Nintendo takes its wares on the road across the UK, with the first three events dated. Visitors to the tour can try out Mario Tennis Open, battle and trade AR cards for Kid Icarus: Uprising and play Pandora's Tower. The first three people into the show — steady on, Nintendo — will each take home a...

News: Nintendo Reveals Playable PAX East Line-Up

Nintendo Reveals Playable PAX East Line-Up

Anyone for tennis?

PAX East is just a few short days away, and Nintendo of America has revealed the games attendees can get to grips with in Boston this weekend. Kid Icarus: Uprising players eager to expand their AR card collection might want to head to the show as there'll be a scavenger hunt and the ability to trade, share and collect new cards...

News: Spirit Camera Event Set to Haunt San Francisco

Spirit Camera Event Set to Haunt San Francisco

Scares and snacks in one place

Nintendo of America likes to run preview events for upcoming releases, but the latest has us intrigued. Taking place tonight at 9pm, and for over-18s only, is an event to promote Spirit Camera: the Cursed Memoir, a horror game that apparently makes full use of the 3DS' camera and AR (augmented reality) capabilities. If...

News: Kid Icarus: Uprising Tournament Final Announced

Kid Icarus: Uprising Tournament Final Announced

Get ready to face the light

With its local and worldwide multiplayer mode, Kid Icarus: Uprising is another Nintendo game perfectly suited to competitive play. As part of the promotion for the release, Nintendo of America has been running regional tournaments for lucky winners to receive a paid trip to a National Championship in New York: we've...

News: UK PokéPark Treasure Hunt Set for Saturday

UK PokéPark Treasure Hunt Set for Saturday

Toys 'r' you

PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond launches in Europe this week, and Nintendo UK is kicking off the party with a treasure hunt this Saturday. The Toys 'R' Us store at Brents Cross will host the expedition on 24th March, starting at 10am. Be one of the first 25 people to find toys of the game's four playable Pokémon — that's Oshawott, Tepig,...

News: Catch the BAFTA Awards Live Stream Tonight

Catch the BAFTA Awards Live Stream Tonight

Will Zelda or Mario win?

Tonight you can watch the 2012 GAME British Academy Video Game Awards live online through the magic of streaming. Zelda and Mario are up for multiple BAFTA awards and you can see how they get on over at the BAFTA website. The event starts at 9pm UK time — that's 10pm CET, 4pm Eastern and 1pm Pacific. Here's the full list...

News: A Kid Icarus Tournament Winner Is Draenmhar

A Kid Icarus Tournament Winner Is Draenmhar

First past the post

Nintendo of America's nationwide Kid Icarus: Uprising tournament kicked off in San Francisco yesterday, with the mysteriously-named Draenmhar D. emerging victorious in the heat to win a trip to New York for the final. As you can see in his photo here he's pretty pleased with his victory, but one thing bothers us Draenmhar: why...

News: Junction Point Holding "Epic" Event on 27th March

Junction Point Holding "Epic" Event on 27th March

What could it be?!

After months of speculation, rumour and cat-out-of-bag-letting, it seems Junction Point is finally ready to lift the lid on Disney Epic Mickey 2. The developer has scheduled a press event for 27th March, saying nothing more than it will reveal an "epic project". Late last year a Disney newsletter mentioned Epic Mickey 2,...