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News: Wii Games: Summer 2010 Competitors Reach the Final Stage

Wii Games: Summer 2010 Competitors Reach the Final Stage

No final boss, but we're sure a fair amount of pride is at stake

Since Nintendo kicked off its first ever nationwide Wii tournament last month, we're steadily approaching the final round of the competition, and The Big N has announced further details of the closing event that will crown the winning teams as the best of the best. During the first weekend of September, the Wii Games 2010 National..

First Impressions: Wii and DS Round-Up from London

Wii and DS Round-Up from London

Get the lowdown on Okamiden, Super Scribblenauts and more!

Ace Nintendo Life reporters James and Darren were recently invited to attend a special preview event in London to get hands-on with the 3DS as well as Nintendo's upcoming Wii and DS line-up. We've already posted our impressions of the 3DS and its games, so let's cast our eye to the wider Nintendo landscape. Again, as with the 3DS, there..

News: Metroid: Other M & Dragon Quest IX to Take Centre Stage at Nintendo Unleashed

Metroid: Other M & Dragon Quest IX to Take Centre Stage at Nintendo Unleashed

Sample a present masterpiece and some future fun

The Nintendo Unleashed tour will be starting this weekend as The Big N gives fans the opportunity to play the latest and biggest titles before they hit the shops. The tour takes its first steps at the London Film and Comic Con on the 17th and 18th of July, where attendees will be able to get their hands on games like Metroid: Other M and Dragon Quest..

News: Abylight Tuning Up Music On: Acoustic Guitar

Abylight Tuning Up Music On: Acoustic Guitar

Latest in DSiWare music series on the way

We've already had the chance to tinkle the DSiWare ivories with Music On: Electronic Keyboard and Retro Keyboard, but developer Abylight isn't limiting itself to black-and-white keys and is branching out into stringed instruments with Music On: Acoustic Guitar on the way to the service in the near future. Although little is known about the title so far,..

News: Nintendo European Media Summit 2010 Round-up

Nintendo European Media Summit 2010 Round-up

All the big news from the big day

Earlier today, two of Nintendo Life's UK editorial team attended Nintendo's European Media Summit in London's swanky O2 Arena, which was filled with transparent plastic chairs and surrounded with projection screens showing upcoming titles. Although many of the major announcements were made at the US summit yesterday, today marked the day that gamers in Europe would..

Live Text: European Gamers Summit 2010

European Gamers Summit 2010

We're LIVE from London for Nintendo's European Gamers Summit 2010

From 10am onwards we'll be live-blogging from Nintendo European Gamers Summit 2010 at the O2 Arena, London. What will Nintendo have in store for us? Mario Galaxy 2? Sin & Punishment 2? Or perhaps a shock announcement, like Pilotwings Wii or Pikmin 3? There's no need to refresh...

News: Upcoming Media Summit Promises Surprises, Hype

Upcoming Media Summit Promises Surprises, Hype

What will Nintendo reveal in a few days?

Whenever there's a Nintendo press event, everyone goes bananas predicting what will be unveiled: new hardware, new entries in long-running series, Virtual Console Handheld. Well, with not one but two three Media Summits scheduled for this week, you can bet there'll be some interesting announcements in the coming days. And you know what? Nintendo Life is..

News: Pikachu-Coloured Pichu Westward Bound

Pikachu-Coloured Pichu Westward Bound

US and UK get a chance to nab rare ’mons

Way back when Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver was announced in Japan it also turned out a special Pichu was being released for Pokémon Diamond, Pearl and Platinum owners to download. The li’l fella is transferable to HeartGold and SoulSilver and will trigger an event to unlock another special Pichu in those remakes, due out in March. Now it’s been..

News: Britain's Best Nintendo Gamer 2009 - Report!

Britain's Best Nintendo Gamer 2009 - Report!

Who walked away with the crown?

Our UK readers will probably have seen our adverts for Britain's Best Nintendo Gamer a month or so ago - in fact, some of you may even have competed at a GAME or Gamestation store - but we left you hanging on who emerged from the competition victorious. Well, hang no more - all can be revealed! Well, almost all. Sadly, because of an unavoidable delay to the Nintendo..

News: Crystal Mario Surfaces Down Under

Crystal Mario Surfaces Down Under

Melbournians, show your NSMB Wii chops to win!

The Nintendo Experience, EB Games of Swanston St, Melbourne are hosting the only launch event for New Super Mario Bros. Wii in Australia. From 9pm onwards on November 11th, everyone is invited to join in on the fun and have a chance to play the game with others before taking their own purchased copy home. They'll also be hosting competitions with the..

News: Rare Pokémon Found at US Toys 'R' Us Stores

Rare Pokémon Found at US Toys 'R' Us Stores

Get your Arceus down there!

Those of you Pokémon Platinum owners in the US who can haul off to a Toys 'R' Us before November 14th can snag themselves the ultimate Pokemon of all: Arceus. Those who receive this rare beast will discover it has already been levelled up to lvl.100, and has some pretty unique stats that can only be found on this version. This Arceus will come with a Classic Ribbon,..

News: Nintendo Shows Off Its History at Kyoto Cross Media Event

Nintendo Shows Off Its History at Kyoto Cross Media Event

Lots of cool retro gear on display

This weekend the Kyoto Cross Media Experience 2009 took place in - you guessed it - Kyoto, Japan. Nintendo was in attendance and had plenty of goodies for avid gamers to ogle at. As well as showing off new games for the Wii and DS, the video game veteran had a massive display which illustrated the company's long and proud gaming history. Machines on show included..

News: WiiWare & DSiWare London Event - DSiWare Coverage

WiiWare & DSiWare London Event - DSiWare Coverage

We get to grips with the DSiWare games at Nintendo's media summit held in London, 16th September

Well, as if the landslide of WiiWare information from Wednesday’s media summit wasn’t enough, we now have summaries of the DSiWare titles on show. And while the selection on Nintendo's portable machine may not have been as high profile as its console counterpart, the DSi still had a lot to shout..

News: WiiWare & DSiWare London Event - WiiWare Coverage

WiiWare & DSiWare London Event - WiiWare Coverage

London, 16th September: Nintendo hold their WiiWare and DSiWare media summit, and we’re lucky enough to have been invited…

Well, those of you who scan our site on a regular basis will know that today - in London - Nintendo made a few announcements regarding the WiiWare and DSiWare service: first of all, they gave us the release schedule for a lot of upcoming games and then dropped a great piece..

News: First Bands Announced For MAGFest 8

First Bands Announced For MAGFest 8

Metroid Metal and Arm Cannon to play New Years music and game festival

The annual New Year's Music and Gaming Festival, a four-day blast of gaming and concerts, has announced the first bands lined up for it's eighth time round the block. Metroid Metal, the band with the most self-explanatory name in music who we caught up with a little while ago, played their first gig at MAGFest 7 and will return..

News: Muramasa: The Demon Blade Exclusive Release Party

Muramasa: The Demon Blade Exclusive Release Party

A little reminder about the upcoming event!

Ignition Entertainment has just announced that they'll be hosting a release party in conjunction with the Nintendo World Store for their highly-anticipated Wii 2D action title Muramasa: The Demon Blade. If you're looking to get your hands on the game a few days early, not to mention some absolutely killer...

News: Wii Sports Resort Tropical Escape

Wii Sports Resort Tropical Escape

Play Nintendo's newest Wii release in a tropical setting.

Nintendo of America is kicking off a series of events across the US to celebrate the release of their brand new Wii release Wii Sports Resort. You can check out all of the details along with a complete schedule of the various events below. Sounds like a lot of fun for those who reside in these areas. On July 26, Nintendo invites everyone to..

News: Wii Sports: Resort launch event

Wii Sports: Resort launch event

Head over to NYC and don't forget your bucket & spade!

Nintendo will be transforming New York’s famed Military Island in Times Square into an urban island getaway to celebrate the launch of Wii Sports Resort for the popular Wii video game console. On July 23, anyone who visits this Manhattan landmark will be able to take a mini “vacation” courtesy of Nintendo, complete with a sandy beach,..

E3 2009: Nintendo's Announcements

Nintendo's Announcements

New games announced for Wii include Wii Fit Plus, New Super Mario Bros, Metroid, and Super Mario Galaxy 2, for DS we'll be seeing the new Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story and WarioWare DIY.

Reggie and co took the stage earlier today to announce the latest games and gizmos that we'll be yearning over for the coming twelve months. Wii Fit Plus...

News: UK Retro Computer Museum Open Day

UK Retro Computer Museum Open Day

We paid this commendable UK-based event a visit. Our thoughts lie within...

While it's not directly related to Nintendo, the Retro Computer Museum open day recently took place and we decided it was our duty to pay the event a visit. If you've not heard of these guys before then listen up: they aim to create a permanent display of retro gaming...