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News: Pokémon World Championships Results Are In

Pokémon World Championships Results Are In

All hail Trainer Rizzo

After worldwide heats and the occasional unpleasant controversy, the Pokémon World Championships finals have taken place in Hawaii, with a new group of champions securing a prestigious trophy and scholarship prizes. With over 30 countries represented, it was undoubtedly a hard-fought contest, with six division champions...

Talking Point: Why is Nintendo Not at Gamescom?

Why is Nintendo Not at Gamescom?

Snubbed

One of the biggest gaming events in Europe and Nintendo is nowhere to be seen, but why? Over the years the company has had a somewhat sporadic attendance of events, often speculated within the media: a strength of character and desire to do its own thing, or perhaps it's due to a lack of games to show. This year is important for Nintendo,...

News: Ridley Scott Wants 3DS Owners To Follow In His Footsteps

Ridley Scott Wants 3DS Owners To Follow In His Footsteps

Director of Blade Runner is backing new joint venture by Nintendo and the BFI

Nintendo and the British Film Institute (BFI for short) have joined forces to create A Vision in 3D — a ground-breaking initiative to get Nintendo 3DS owners making movies with their consoles, with the central theme being "British Summer 2012". Expect a large proportion...

News: Meet Founder of WayForward at Free Event on 18th August

Meet Founder of WayForward at Free Event on 18th August

Voldi Way returns for 4th Annual Gathering of Video Game Legends

We reported on this excellent event last year, and wouldn't you believe the 4th Annual Gathering of Video Game Legends at Westwood College in Anaheim, CA is almost upon us — which makes this a ripe time to bring it to your attention once again. The event will take place on Saturday,...

News: Hideo Kojima To Infiltrate Eurogamer Expo Developer Session

Hideo Kojima To Infiltrate Eurogamer Expo Developer Session

UK's largest video game show will also feature every Metal Gear game

Eurogamer has confirmed that legendary game developer Hideo Kojima will be making a special appearance at this year's Eurogamer Expo to deliver a developer session and celebrate 25 years of Tactical Espionage Action. Kojima will be speaking on the opening day of the expo, which is...

News: Mario Kart 7 'Fastest Family' Competition Hits The Road

Mario Kart 7 'Fastest Family' Competition Hits The Road

UK contest teams up with HMV

You may have been aware in recent weeks of Nintendo's build up for its Mario Kart 7 Fastest Family contest in the UK, with celebrity Rufus Hound starring in videos to advertise the event. For those interested in entering with their families, the time to put that practice to good use has finally arrived. Nintendo has...

News: Mario Kart 7 'Fastest Family' Video Gets Serious

Mario Kart 7 'Fastest Family' Video Gets Serious

Real life weapons

Not long ago we brought you a video with UK celebrity Rufus Hound, which was a promo for the Mario Kart 7 "Fastest Family" competition. With regional heats due to start in August, and with a real car and coveted Leaf Cup at stake, the latest video has one simple message: get training. As you can see in the footage below some...

News: Eurogamer Expo 2012 Expecting Sell-out Crowd

Eurogamer Expo 2012 Expecting Sell-out Crowd

20,000 tickets sold to date

The UK's premier consumer game show, Eurogamer Expo, returns to London's Earls Court from 27th-30th September 2012 and is expected to welcome over 50,000 gamers through its doors. With over two months until the show starts Eurogamer.net have reported current ticket sales in excess of 20,000 ahead of forecasts based on...

News: Nintendo Unleashed Hits Manchester on 21st July

Nintendo Unleashed Hits Manchester on 21st July

Going large

Over the past few months Nintendo has been travelling around the UK to share upcoming games to eager gamers, and it's set to keep up the pace this weekend. It's been confirmed that Nintendo will have a stand at the Manchester Comic Con event this weekend, or Saturday 21st July to be precise, at which it'll show off both shiny new...

News: Castlevania: Mirror of Fate Whips into Eurogamer Expo

Castlevania: Mirror of Fate Whips into Eurogamer Expo

Bump in the day

Much-anticipated 3DS action game Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate will be playable at this year's Eurogamer Expo in London. Konami's portable vampire-basher joins other high-profile games on the showfloor from 27th to 30th September at London's Earls Court. If you want to learn more about the Belmont's next challenge...

Feature: Another Dimension Opening Night

Another Dimension Opening Night

Nintendo warps into trendy East London

Nintendo continues to find ways of expanding the reach of 3DS to new audiences with events such as this month’s UK photo competition Another Dimension, which saw a group of photography enthusiasts get to grips with 3D picture-taking using the system in organised field trips hosted by a wide range of...

News: Masahiro Sakurai Steps Up as Keynote Speaker at CEDEC

Masahiro Sakurai Steps Up as Keynote Speaker at CEDEC

Talking about video games, presumably

Masahiro Sakurai has gained a reputation as the go-to man for some of Nintendo's key franchises that don't necessarily have Mario in the title. As a young employee at Nintendo he created Kirby, and has also masterminded the three entries in the Super Smash Bros. series, while also taking on the upcoming Wii U...

News: Watch the European Nintendo Direct Here

Watch the European Nintendo Direct Here

Pull up a chair and stay a while!

Nintendo of Europe will host a new Nintendo Direct presentation today at 5am UK time/6am Central European time. The video will focus on 3DS, DS and Wii and will feature announcements and content specifically tailored for Europe. It's hosted by Nintendo of Europe president Satoru Shibata. Yes, we know it's early...

News: Fifth Mario Marathon Fundraiser Set for 22nd June

Fifth Mario Marathon Fundraiser Set for 22nd June

All for the Child's Play Charity

There are millions of gamers who enjoy playing Mario games, whether it's the NES classics or the latest titles on Wii and 3DS. The world-famous plumber is also the inspiration for Mario Marathon 5, a webcast taking place this Friday to raise money for the Child's Play charity. This event has enjoyed success in its...

News: Nintendo Takes Unleashed Tour to Manchester

Nintendo Takes Unleashed Tour to Manchester

Grin up north

Nintendo UK's Unleashed bandwagon rolls through Sheffield in July, but it's also trekking across the Pennines to take in Manchester this October. On 13th and 14th October, UK fans will be able to sample upcoming and recently released Nintendo titles at the Play Expo in Manchester's EventCity. Neither Nintendo nor event hosts Replay...

News: Mario Kart 7 Goes on the Road with Big Time Rush

Mario Kart 7 Goes on the Road with Big Time Rush

Mario on tour

Nintendo of America has certainly shown a willingness to team up with others to spread awareness of the major 3DS game releases, taking Mario Tennis Open on a tour with the USTA for example. More 3DS systems are preparing to hit the road in the latest partnership, with Mario Kart 7 joining Nickelodeon’s Big Time Summer Tour. This...

E3 2012: Nintendo's 3DS Software Showcase Live

Nintendo's 3DS Software Showcase Live

What will we see?

Nintendo's hosting a 3DS software showcase to spend more time talking about its range of upcoming 3DS games. And you know what? We're going to be covering it live right on this very page. It all kicks off at 6pm Pacific — that's 9pm Eastern and 2am UK time. Don't forget the comments will automatically refresh so kick back,...