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News: Nintendo Reveals Big Plans for Indiecade

Nintendo Reveals Big Plans for Indiecade

Panel on eShop publishing and lots of playable games

One of a number of themes that Nintendo's been communicating this year is its support for small 'indie' developers on its eShop platforms. In some respects the big N has faced a challenge moving the message beyond the flaws of the DSi and Wii stores, making clear to developers around the world...

News: Nintendo Confirms Lineup and Big Plans for New York Comic Con

Nintendo Confirms Lineup and Big Plans for New York Comic Con

Eiji Aonuma to host a special developer presentation

The New York Comic Con event hits the Javit Centre in the city from 10th-13th October, and Nintendo of America has confirmed that, like at previous events such as PAX Prime, it'll be going all out to impress attendees. A standout event will be a special developer presentation by The Legend of...

Events: Join Us For 3DS Multiplayer Mayhem At Eurogamer Expo 2013

Join Us For 3DS Multiplayer Mayhem At Eurogamer Expo 2013

Drop by the Nintendo Life StreetPass Zone with your handheld in tow

The Eurogamer Expo 2013 opens this week, and Nintendo Life will be there in force. You'll find us right next to Nintendo's stand, where we'll be running a series of 3DS-related challenges which give you the chance to win eShop credit and other amazing prizes. The daily schedule can...

News: Nintendo UK Announces National StreetPass Day

Nintendo UK Announces National StreetPass Day

Major events in London, Manchester and Birmingham

The 3DS has many qualities, but arguably one of its finest features is StreetPass. Like many of Nintendo's cleverest ideas, its not particularly hi-tech or revolutionary, but by combining a charming app and mini-games with the idea of passing and 'meeting' strangers while out and about, the portable...

News: Nintendo To Host Nintendo Life StreetPass Zone At Eurogamer Expo 2013

Nintendo To Host Nintendo Life StreetPass Zone At Eurogamer Expo 2013

Play games, win prizes, get those important StreetPass hits

We're proud to announce that we're bringing the Nintendo Life StreetPass Zone to this year's Eurogamer Expo in association with Nintendo. The expo — which is due to take place at Earl's Court in London — is already sold out and will attract over 70,000 visitors from September 26th to...

News: Nintendo Is Bringing Its 2013 Big Hitters To Eurogamer Expo

Nintendo Is Bringing Its 2013 Big Hitters To Eurogamer Expo

Plus Bayonetta 2 and massive indie support

Nintendo has confirmed that it is bringing all of its major Q4 titles — and more besides — to this year's Eurogamer Expo, which takes place at Earl's Court in London from September 26th to the 29th. Attendees will be able to go hands-on with upcoming Wii U titles like Bayonetta 2, Donkey Kong Country:...

News: Gamescom and GDC Europe Hit Record Attendance Levels

Gamescom and GDC Europe Hit Record Attendance Levels

Cologne confirmed as the location for 2014

In the past couple of weeks there's been plenty going on in Cologne, Germany, with GDC (Game Developers Conference) and Gamescom attracting industry professionals and fans from around the world. Both events hit new heights in terms of attendances, too, leading the organisers to declare the same host city...

News: Nintendo Launches Wind Waker HD Art Competition, Winning Art Will Appear in Zelda Symphony

Nintendo Launches Wind Waker HD Art Competition, Winning Art Will Appear in Zelda Symphony

Oh, and the top five get a console and the game

Update: Nintendo of America has now notified us that, unsurprisingly, this competition is for the U.S. only. You can see full details of how to enter, if you're in the U.S., below. Original Article: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD is one of the major Wii U releases on the way from Nintendo,...

News: Nintendo Confirms Plenty of Wii U and 3DS Shenanigans at PAX Prime

Nintendo Confirms Plenty of Wii U and 3DS Shenanigans at PAX Prime

Hideki Kamiya session includes free Wonder-Masks

Earlier today we brought you the surprising news that Retro City Rampage will be playable as a 3DS eShop title at PAX Prime, which takes place from 30th August to 2nd September at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Naturally, Nintendo is bringing a host of games to the event, as well...

News: More Than 1500 Cheaters Took Part in Pokémon's 2013 Global Showdown

More Than 1500 Cheaters Took Part in Pokémon's 2013 Global Showdown

Those monsters

Earlier in the Summer The Pokémon Company hosted the 2013 Global Showdown, a WiFi tournament for Pokémon Black and White 2, which some undoubtedly used for practice ahead of other tournaments. It was open to 50,000 competitors, but it's now been revealed that 1,558 of those that took part were cheaters, utilising smartphone apps to...