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News: Nintendo Unleashed Tour Coming To 2013 MCM London Comic Con

Nintendo Unleashed Tour Coming To 2013 MCM London Comic Con

Wii U and 3DS titles playable on the show floor

Nintendo UK has confirmed that it is bringing its popular Nintendo Unleashed tour to the forthcoming MCM London Comic Con, which is due to take place from 24th to the 26th May at the ExCel London. The largest comic and pop culture show in the UK, the MCM Comic Con will play host to a dedicated...

News: UK Retro Gaming Event Gathers Steam Ahead Of May Launch

UK Retro Gaming Event Gathers Steam Ahead Of May Launch

A festival of vintage gaming

If you're based in the UK and have a soft spot for the games of yesteryear then you might want to look into buying a ticket for Revival. The event — which is the successor to the popular Retro Fusion show — takes place on the weekend of May 18th / 19th at Wolverhampton Racecourse in the Midlands, and over a thousand...

Event: Nintendo UK 3DS Showcase

Nintendo UK 3DS Showcase

We sample the best 2013 has to offer

Last week we were invited to a Nintendo 3DS showcase to get first-hand impressions of some of the upcoming releases in the next few months for Nintendo’s handheld, as well as a demo of the recently announced 3DS Zelda game. We've already previewed a number of these titles in detail from a similar event in San...

News: Nintendo And GAME Hosting Multiplayer Mayhem Event This Weekend

Nintendo And GAME Hosting Multiplayer Mayhem Event This Weekend

Don't forget your 3DS

Nintendo is giving the 3DS a lot of love at the moment. Yesterday it dedicated an entire Nintendo Direct presentation to the handheld and today it's announced it will be joining forces with UK retailer GAME to hold a massive 3DS multiplayer event across the country this weekend. Multiplayer Mayhem will take place between 10am...

News: PAX Australia is Sold Out

PAX Australia is Sold Out

No more tickets available for the July event

PAX Australia will be taking place this Winter between 19th and 23rd July in Melbourne and if you haven't picked up a ticket yet you might be a bit disappointed to hear all passes have been sold. This comes from the event's official Facebook page, which stated the expo is now a sell out and no more...

News: Nintendo Goes Big at PAX East

Nintendo Goes Big at PAX East

Buy games a day early, try some upcoming titles

PAX East kicks off in Boston this weekend — 22nd-24th March — bringing enthusiasts together in one glorious setting. Nintendo is going to be there in force this year, running a major booth and offering a variety of incentives, activities and hands-on opportunities for lucky attendees. For one...

Play: Mario Kart 7 with Nintendo UK - Round 2

Mario Kart 7 with Nintendo UK - Round 2

Kicks off from 7-9pm UK time

At the weekend Nintendo UK invited racers to some rounds of Mario Kart 7, though without a huge amount of advance warning. Nevertheless, the event — which should be open to worldwide players, we imagine — clearly went down well, as another official community get-together is confirmed for today between 7-9pm UK...

Play: Mario Kart 7 with Nintendo UK

Mario Kart 7 with Nintendo UK

Bob-ombs at the ready!

Grab your race suit and join Nintendo UK in a special Mario Kart 7 community event happening right now. The event has been arranged via the official Nintendo 3DS UK Facebook page and is due to last until 4PM GMT. "The special Mario Kart 7 Community event code is 28-7591-1601-9148. The event is now open, good luck to all...

Play: Mario Kart 7 with Nintendo Life

Mario Kart 7 with Nintendo Life

Start your engines

It's been too long, so much so that we may need to renew our licenses, but it's time to take to the track for some Nintendo Life community races in Mario Kart 7. We all like to think we're the next Sebastian Vettel with a red shell in hand, so now we have to prove it. Yesterday we asked you which rules you want in both our both...

Play: Mario Kart 7 Community Rooms - Choose The Rules

Mario Kart 7 Community Rooms - Choose The Rules

It's back

Last year we had a couple of rather fun community sessions playing Mario Kart 7, where the Nintendo Life community did battle with each other and some of the humble writing team. They were blood-baths of shell and banana skin-related tumbles, while tears were shed along with some choice curse words as podium places were lost. It was...

News: Nintendo Returns To Gamescom 2013

Nintendo Returns To Gamescom 2013

Confirmed for Euro trade event

Nintendo has confirmed that it will be returning to European gaming exhibition Gamescom in 2013. The Kyoto company sat out last year's event, which takes place in Cologne, Germany. Tim Endres, Gamescom project manager at organiser Koelnmesse, is clearly happy with the news: Nintendo's return is an absolute...

News: Mario Picks Up a DICE Sticker at Annual Awards

Mario Picks Up a DICE Sticker at Annual Awards

It sure looks good on paper

Last week saw a number of games industry professionals descend on Las Vegas for the annual DICE summit. It's an opportunity for various studios and representatives to talk more directly about the industry and projects currently in the works, and like all good gatherings it ends with an awards ceremony. As an indication...

News: Legendary Pokémon Meloetta Distribution Date Announced

Legendary Pokémon Meloetta Distribution Date Announced

This one's a real fighter

Good news Pokémon fans! Starting 4th March, the mythical Pokémon Meloetta will be distributed by participating GameStop stores across North America for Pokémon Black & White and Pokémon Black & White 2, for a limited time only. Meloetta is the very first Pokémon able to change its Forme and type during a...

News: The Sundance Festival and Red Carpet Are Calling For Mario

The Sundance Festival and Red Carpet Are Calling For Mario

Nintendo's going to the movies

The Sundance Film Festival is one of the best-known and prestigious events of its kind in the film calendar, with events, screenings and prize-giving being given gloss by plenty of celebrities and successful actors. After Nintendo UK's short-film partnership with the British Film Institute (BFI) last year it's now...

Events: The Paper Mario Pop Up Diner

The Paper Mario Pop Up Diner

Anything but flat

Wii U may be releasing in Europe in just over a week, but that didn’t stop Nintendo UK yesterday from reminding everyone that Paper Mario: Sticker Star is on its way to 3DS on 7th December in Europe. Already released in North America — and seemingly going down well with the critics — it was only fair that those of us across...