Events - News

July2009

  • News 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,..

June2009

  • E3 2009 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...

May2009

  • News 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...

  • News Speed Gamers Blasting Through Mother Series For Charity

    Money raised will go to breast cancer foundation

    Between Child's Play and The Speed Gamers, gamers have raised quite a bit of money for charities. This weekend, that trend continues with one of Nintendo's most acclaimed (and desired) series' at the center. Starting at 6 p.m. CST on May 15th and going for 72 hours, The Speed Gamers will play through Mother, Earthbound and Mother 3 over a live webcam..

  • News More Details on Nintendo's Punch-Out!! Challenge

    Nintendo wants Wii fans to get ready to rumble!

    You might remember that we reported on this Punch-Out!! Challenge earlier this week, but Nintendo has issued a press release that contains a wealth of new information regarding the event. You can check out the full press release below for more details on the event, complete with time, date, and...

  • First Impressions The Conduit Multiplayer Madness

    Tom ventures to Sega’s London HQ to play the game that is on the tip of everyone’s tongue.

    To say that The Conduit is eagerly anticipated would be a serious understatement – this is potentially the title that could be the next best thing since sliced Goldeneye. Imagine then the excitement I felt at the opportunity to visit Sega’s London offices to not only give the Conduit’s multiplayer..

April2009

  • News Nintendo UK Set To Attend GameOn! London

    More than 20,000 gamers expected to visit the UK-based 'eSport' event

    Nintendo UK has confirmed it will be joining the lineup at this year's GameOn! event in London. The two-day show takes place at London’s Olympia National hall and will be attended by more than 20,000 people. As well as witnessing various 'eSport' events such as UKeSA (United Kingdom eSports Association) Season One Grand Finals..

  • News Nintendo Throws Rhythm Heaven Events

    If you're a fan of Rhythm Heaven, we've got the events for you.

    For all of you Rhythm Heaven fans out there, Nintendo is throwing a few Rhythm Heaven events today and tomorrow. They'll be setting up these Rhythm Heaven 'lounges' at various major hubs across the US. You can check out the specific dates and locations below as well as a short snippet from the official press release promoting the..

  • News Nintendo Backs Edinburgh Interactive Festival

    2009 event shaping up to be one of the highlights of the year

    Nintendo has confirmed that it will be the supporting this year’s Edinburgh Interactive Festival, which takes place in the UK (Scotland, to be exact) in August. The event is part of the Edinburgh Festival, which is the biggest gathering of its kind in the world. Here’s the press release for you to digest with your hungry, hungry..

  • News New York Holds Host To Rhythm Heaven

    On April 9th (Rhythm) Heaven will be at Scratch Academy as part of a high-profile invitation-only event.

    Nintendo's recent release, Rhythm Heaven, went down a treat at Nintendo Life, and it appears that the beat-bopping rampage is not going to relent for a while yet – Nintendo have just announced an invitation-only event that will be showcasing the game at New York's Scratch Academy. The event..

February2009

  • Event Guns 'n' Gore II

    Last week SEGA invited us down to Nintendo's Wii Flat in London to play some with some guns and some gore, here's the juicy details.

    One of the perks of running a games website is when you get invited to events, SEGA put on the fantastic Guns N Gore II event to showcase House of the Dead: Overkill, MadWorld and The Conduit. Upon arriving at the Wii Flat just off Oxford St we were treated to a..

October2008

  • News Nintendo Conference 2008 Fall

    Thursday saw Nintendo president address the media in Japan for Nintendo's Conference 2008 fall, announcing alot of new games and importantly a new DS model, the DSi.

    Satori Iwata took to the stage amoungst flashing lights infront of an eagally awaiting audience, he was about to reveal what Nintendo had in store for the next 6 months. There was quite alot of information to get through, so we're..

August2008

  • News The Conduit going on show at PAX 2008

    Hot property The Conduit will be featured by Nintendo at this years Penny Arcade Expo taking place in Seattle on August 29th through 31st

    High Voltage Software (HVS) has announced that The Conduit, a fast paced action-shooter game currently in development for the Wii™ console, will be featured by Nintendo at this year’s PAX convention. The Conduit is a First Person Shooter (FPS) where players..

June2008

  • News Ubisoft Stomping UK Summer Festivals

    Sick and tired of the usual office grind, Ubisoft decide to mix things up this summer and head off on a tour of some festivals.

    The Ubisoft Summer Festival Tour 2008 has been confirmed to attend high-profile festivals such as Hard Rock Calling (Hyde Park, 28th – 29th June) The O2 Wireless Festival (Hyde Park, 3rd – 6th July) Ripcurl Boardmasters (Newquay, 4th - 11th August) and Reading Festival..

  • News Brawlin' At Gamestation

    To celebrate the launch of Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Nintendo UK haved teamed up with Gamestation to let fans battle and brawl to the death, all to win a HD home entertainment centre.

    Battle it out to prove you are the biggest and best brawler of them all at Gamestation Stores nationwide in the Super Smash Bros. Brawl Showdown Pick your favourite character, choose your controller and get ready to..

  • News Summer Of Sonic

    SEGA & Sonic nerds are set to meet up this summer to play some hedgehog starring games, all supported by the lovely people at SEGA Europe.

    Welcome to the Summer of Sonic 2008! This is an event held by the British Sonic the Hedgehog online community to get fans together from all over the country (and even the world)! Meet your online friends in person, chat about your favourite characters, draw some..

  • News Nintendo Reprise Edinburgh Interactive Festival

    Nintendo UK to become a Gold Partner of this year’s event which takes place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre between Sunday 10th and Tuesday 12th August 2008.

    Edinburgh Interactive Festival Chairman Chris Deering added: "Nintendo’s support of Interactive Festival in Edinburgh is great news and demonstrates an understanding of the importance of a cultural games event within..

January2008

  • News DS:London - Meetup, Have a Pint, Multiplayer DS

    Who's in?

    Recently I had the privilege of meeting up with a great bunch of people who make up the band of travelling DS gamers, DS: London. I got the chance to ask one of the organisers (Joe Lee – a.k.a. thiswayup) a few questions at the same time as playing some hardcore DS. DS: London is bringing the multiplayer gaming scene from the dark &...

December2007

  • News It's On Like Donkey Kong!

    Donkey Kong made his debut as a monster truck on Saturday, December 8, at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

    Fans in attendance had no idea they were about to see the unveiling of the newest truck on the Monster Jam circuit. Before the event, the Donkey Kong truck was hidden in a huge barrel and was revealed at the opening of the show by busting out of the barrel to the..

  • News Press Day: NiGHTS

    On Friday the 30th of November 2007 Nintendo Life were invited to SEGA of Europe’s head offices in the UK for a press day.

    The day was in aid of the much anticipated NiGHTS sequel, Journey of Dreams, a Nintendo Wii exclusive game. Ant asked me to go down on behalf of Nintendo Life, and this is a report on the day! The day was a chance for Takashi Iizuka and his team to spread the word of their..

November2007

  • News Rayman Raving Rabbids 2: Community Event

    Party with the Rabbids...

    One of the surprise titles of the Wii's launch was Rayman Raving Rabbids. This bunny infested title took the Rayman franchise in a direction its never been before; away from adventure, and into the realms of mini-games. If you've read my review, you will know I thought highly of this game. So when, almost a year on, I am...

  • News Ant, Damo, Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games

    Today we took alittle trip into London to a sacred palace called Sega HQ, we'd been invited down to play Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games on the Wii.

    Having survived the rather lengthy journey from the midlands and 3 trains later we finally arrived at Sega HQ with just a little time for lunch before getting started with the game, the bit we'd been waiting for! After a brief but informative..

October2007

  • News E For All

    Nintendo will be in attendance at this weekends E For All expo, running from the 18th through 21st of October.

    Thousands of video game fans will line up at the Los Angeles Convention Center to get their hands on the latest and greatest products, including Super Mario Galaxy™, Super Smash Bros.® Brawl and the Wii Zapper™ for Nintendo's Wii system. Must-see titles for the Nintendo DS portable..

  • News Wii Lightsaber Action At GameCity

    Be the first StarWars geek to weld a Wii Lightsaber (sound effects optional) in Nottingham, UK at this years "GameCity" festival on Oct 26th.

    "And so, 26th October is Star Wars day at GameCity. The festival is thrilled to be able to welcome Jonathan Smith, of developer Travellers Tales and visionary behind the Lego Star Wars phenomenon, which has brought all six films to life with the tiny, clunky..

  • News Nintendo Conference Fall 2007

    Nintendo update us with the latest information from Japan, the big news being Super Smash Bros. has been delayed until Feb 2008 in the US.

    On October 10th in Japan, Nintendo Company Ltd. president Satoru Iwata unveiled new products and initiatives for the world's best selling game systems, the Nintendo DS and Wii. Among the headlines are full online battling for Super Smash Brothers Brawl,..

August2007

  • News GC 2007: The Leipzig Round Up

    This years "Games Convention" aka GC has now come and gone, but actually happened for us drooling Nintendo fans?

    Well, not a whole lot to be honest.. I know some sites like to make a big deal outta these shows but basically this years GC wasn't that interesting for Nintendo fans, we had quite a few new game announcements but nothing of great interest... unless you like all those second rate DS..

July2007

  • E3 2007 Nintendo Media Briefing Photos

    Nintendo release some lovely photos from the Media Briefing, very handy if you didn't get chance to watch it live.

    "The remarkable Wii Remote™ and touch screen and voice recognition of Nintendo DS removed the barriers to entry and put video games into the hands of young women, moms, dads and grandparents. Gamers now find they have a whole new population of people willing to join them in their..

March2007

  • News Nintendo Join E For All Expo

    Nintendo have announced their involvement with the new "E for All" Expo that somewhat replaces E3 due to take place in October.

    "Entertainment for All Expo (E for All) is a new event created for people who are passionate about video games and everything related. The Expo was launched in response to strong demand within the consumer audience for an opportunity to see and try new products before..

November2006

  • News HMV Chosen As Partner For Wii Launch

    Launch event to take place at midnight in HMV, Oxford Street with some random celebrities to boot.

    Nintendo UK has today announced it will officially partner with HMV when it launches its new console, Wii, at midnight on 7th/8th December 2006. "The action kicks off from 11pm at HMV, 150 Oxford Street, London with the chance for everyone to come down and play launch game Wii Sports against top..

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