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News: Gold Nunchuk Returns To North American Club Nintendo In January

Gold Nunchuk Returns To North American Club Nintendo In January

Third time's a charm

Back in August Nintendo made a Gold Nunchuk available on Club Nintendo in North America, for those who wanted to have a bit of an Olympic feel to their Wii gaming. It really was a thing of beauty and a must have item for those with the limited edition Skyward Sword Gold Wii Remote. Naturally they were snapped up very quickly,...

Nintendo Download: 29th November 2012 (North America)

29th November 2012 (North America)

Should you drag yourself away from your Wii U for these downloads?

While Europe readies itself for the Wii U and North America enjoys yet another week with the new system, the Nintendo Download roller-coaster continues. There's not a great deal to choose from this time, we're afraid - but then again, you're probably still enjoying New Super Mario...

Nintendo Download: 22nd November 2012 (North America)

22nd November 2012 (North America)

Mallo returns, Link has an adventure, spirits are hunted and more

It's Thursday, which only means one thing here on Nintendo Life - it's download update time. This week sees a return for a popular 3DS eShop IP, a classic NES title, a long awaited DSiWare release and some other goodies. Nintendo's press release only mentions the Wii U eShop games...

News: Bumper Sales Make The Last Story XSEED's Most Successful Title Ever

Bumper Sales Make The Last Story XSEED's Most Successful Title Ever

New print run should continue the positive performance

Publisher XSEED - a specialist in localising Japanese titles for western consumption - has announced that RPG The Last Story is its most popular title yet, although it stopped short of divulging precise figures. The game - which is developed by Hironobu "Final Fantasy" Sakaguchi's studio...

Nintendo Download: 18th November 2012 (North America)

18th November 2012 (North America)

U better believe it

It's a special Nintendo Download update today, as lucky gamers in North America can enter a brave new world of HD offerings on Wii U. There are five download-only titles to choose from and a giddying range of retail options, which shows how seriously Nintendo's taking the idea of selling us games without boxes. Let's get to it...

News: GameStop Wii U Software Pre-Orders Surpass One Million

GameStop Wii U Software Pre-Orders Surpass One Million

Mamma mia!

The Wii U is out in just two days time in North America, and you can already smell the excitement in the air. Drunk on the 'new console' fever, it seems that people have been getting a bit anxious thinking they may not secure their console for the holiday season. We reported that Wii U pre-orders were selling out quickly, and at one...

Nintendo Download: 15th November 2012 (North America)

15th November 2012 (North America)

Mickey gets epic, monster shooting, Myst and more

It's Thursday, which comes before Friday, but also means Nintendo Download day. This week throws up a fair bit of content on 3DS, including four retail downloads with one high-profile release and the return of a PC classic, while DSi owners also have a couple of options to look forward to. Feast your...

Nintendo Download: 8th November 2012 (North America)

8th November 2012 (North America)

Paper Mario, Pokédex, dress up witches and dragons

It's that time again, when we drop everything we're doing to fire up the 3DS eShop, DSi Shop and maybe, on occasion, the Wii Shop. Yes, it's the Nintendo Download update, and this week has a mixture of retail treats, a demo and some lesser known download titles. Let's get to it. 3DS Download...

News: Wii U Kiosks Will Allow Gamers To Try Before They Buy

Wii U Kiosks Will Allow Gamers To Try Before They Buy

A sneak peek before release

Starting from today, Nintendo is supplying 5,000 Wii U kiosks across select retail stores in North America, to allow consumers the chance to try the console before making the big purchase. Participating retailers include Target, Best Buy, GameStop, Walmart and Toys ‘R’ Us stores in the U.S. New Super Mario Bros. U,...

News: Limited Edition Pink 3DS XL Available Online In North America

Limited Edition Pink 3DS XL Available Online In North America

Pretty in pink

Nintendo of America has announced on its Twitter feed today the availability of the Pink 3DS XL. The cute coloured system is available in limited quantities, and you must be a member of the shopping site Gilt to purchase it. The Pink 3DS XL will come as part of two bundles - one with Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask and the...

Nintendo Download: 1st November 2012 (North America)

1st November 2012 (North America)

Freakiness, fast gnomz, hidden objects and cake slicing

While some Nintendo Download updates, particularly in recent weeks, are full of juicy and exciting options, we're not sure that this is one of those occasions. Both DSi and 3DS are covered with a mixture of titles, but Wii is left out entirely; no, there isn't even a Neo Geo fighter to keep the...

News: Super Punch Out!!! Goes For a Club Nintendo Knockout

Super Punch Out!!! Goes For a Club Nintendo Knockout

150 coins to get into the bout

Another week, another North American Club Nintendo treat to share with you. This time around there's classic SNES action to enjoy on Wii, with Super Punch Out!!! available until 14th November and stepping up for 150 of your gold coins. To say that Little Mac's 16-bit appearance is iconic is probably an understatement,...

Nintendo Download: 25th October 2012 (North America)

25th October 2012 (North America)

Liberation, a NightSky, puzzles, free extras and plenty of monsters

The Nintendo Download update has had some good weeks in recent times, and following today's Nintendo Direct we finally have the information on today's offerings; it looks like this is another one that'll have something for everyone. With DLC, a demo, a retail release and a number of...

News: Nintendo Power Reader Pays Tribute With a Painting

Nintendo Power Reader Pays Tribute With a Painting

Expresses his love through art

Bry Sharland, a dedicated reader of Nintendo Power since he was 4 years old, has painted an incredible image as a tribute to Nintendo Power magazine, which includes Nintendo's most popular characters; Mario, Zelda, Samus, plus many more notable icons. Bry has been working on this artwork since August while being...

Nintendo Download: 18th October 2012 (North America)

18th October 2012 (North America)

Time to get stylish, pose for the camera, go fishing, fly a spaceship and more

North America has enjoyed some busy Nintendo Download updates of late, with plenty of variety to choose from. This week is no exception with something for everyone, and the odd surprise, so let's get on with it. 3DS Download: Sparkle Snapshots 3D (Nintendo, $5.99) —...

News: Walmart Offers Layaway and Midnight Pickup For Wii U

Walmart Offers Layaway and Midnight Pickup For Wii U

Attention shoppers!

Wii U pre-orders have been selling out left and right, with most major retailers no longer taking pre-orders in North America. However, this past Sunday Walmart came to the rescue, as it has announced that it will take pre-orders for Nintendo's upcoming system. To make things even more affordable, Walmart is also offering...

News: Nintendo Drops Price Of Wii Ahead Of Holiday Season

Nintendo Drops Price Of Wii Ahead Of Holiday Season

Inexpensive family fun this Christmas

Good news for those of you who don't have a Wii, Nintendo is dropping the suggested retail price to $129.99 in advance of the busy holiday shopping season. This new console bundle will be available across the US on October 28th. Both Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort will come included on a single game disc, as...

News: Pokémon Video Game Autumn Regional Championship Details For North America

Pokémon Video Game Autumn Regional Championship Details For North America

Your journey to Victory Road begins this weekend

It's just a little over a week since Pokémon Black & White 2 released across the US, and already the Pokémon Video Game Regional Championships will take place this weekend. That's right fellow trainers, the Championships begin in North America this Sunday, October 14th. The Autumn Regionals are...