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News: New Nintendo Direct Coming August 7th, Focus Is "Previously Announced" Wii U And 3DS Software

New Nintendo Direct Coming August 7th, Focus Is "Previously Announced" Wii U And 3DS Software

Takes place at 3pm UK / 4pm CEST / 7am PT

Nintendo has confirmed that a new Nintendo Direct broadcast will be taking place tomorrow. According to an email sent out in the last half hour, the Direct will offer details on "previously announced" titles for the Wii U and 3DS games consoles. The broadcast will air at 3pm UK time Could this be the...

News: Pikmin Bag Available to North American Club Nintendo Members

Pikmin Bag Available to North American Club Nintendo Members

Totes cool

What do Pikmin have in common with a bag? Put them both over your face and you can’t see anything, yes, but they also tote things! The Pikmin Tote Bag, now offered to North American Club Nintendo members for 400 coins, is a semi-meta treat in that regard. Made of space age cotton-poly blend, this canvas bag can carry up to 20 pounds (9...

Nintendo Download: 1st August (North America)

1st August (North America)

Pikmin 3, a visit to Cloudberry Kingdom, retro Kirby and much more

It's Nintendo Download time, North America, and this week brings the long-awaited Pikmin 3 to stores. There's plenty more to consider, with new and old download-only options on the Wii U eShop, more retail goodies and a few diverse offerings on the 3DS eShop. Without further ado,...

Nintendo Download: 25th July (North America)

25th July (North America)

Kid Icarus, chain blasting, Picross puzzling and more

It's that time again, North America, and after releasing a long awaited cult classic last week, the Nintendo Download Update is fairly reserved this week. There are some goodies to enjoy, nevertheless, so let's get to the details. Wii U Virtual Console: Kid Icarus (Nintendo, $4.99) — Not...

Nintendo Download: 18th July (North America)

18th July (North America)

Earthbound at last, Friday monsters, Shantae and more

So, after a shock Earthbound reveal and Nintendo Direct Mini, here's your Nintendo Download update, North America. We have a good idea what many of you will be downloading right away, but there are some other tempting goodies on the way to both Wii U and 3DS, so let's get to it. Wii U Virtual...

Nintendo Download: 11th July (North America)

11th July (North America)

A long awaited Atlus sequel, retro goodies, Pinball Wars and more

Another week, another Nintendo Download update for you, North America. This week brings Atlus RPG fans a 3DS title that's been long craved, one of the most famous film franchises of all time finally gets its pinball fix on Wii U, and some retro goodies join movie licensed games on...

News: One Piece: Romance Dawn Won't Be Sailing To North America

One Piece: Romance Dawn Won't Be Sailing To North America

Europe is still feeling the love, though

Namco Bandai is releasing One Piece: Romance Dawn for the 3DS in Japan next month and has confirmed it will be localised in Europe at a later date. However, there has been no mention of a North American release and unfortunately it appears the love affair is now over as Namco Bandai has informed Siliconera...

News: Register Shin Megami Tensei IV and Fire Emblem: Awakening and Receive $30 eShop Credit

Register Shin Megami Tensei IV and Fire Emblem: Awakening and Receive $30 eShop Credit

Nintendo and Atlus combine to offer North Americans a great deal

It was rumoured yesterday that Club Nintendo would start a promotion this month in North America that would see 3DS owners receive some extra eShop credit should they register two specific 3DS titles. Well, that deal has today been confirmed and the extra credit totals a very...

Rumour: Metroid Blasting Onto The Wii U Virtual Console Next Week

Metroid Blasting Onto The Wii U Virtual Console Next Week

Samus' first adventure gets listed on Nintendo's website

Super Metroid was made available to Wii U owners for a measly 30c/30p earlier in the year as part of the Famicom 30th Anniversary celebrations and many people snapped it up straight away. The Super Nintendo classic was the home console successor to the popular NES title Metroid, which looks...

Nintendo Download: 4th July (North America)

4th July (North America)

Retro flying and racing, plenty of discounts and more

It's that time again, North America, when fresh downloads appear on your Nintendo systems vying for your hard-earned funds. This week brings a mixture of the old, the new and the discounted on Wii U and 3DS, along with one or two relative unknowns. Let's get right to the details. Wii U Virtual...

Nintendo Download: 27th June (North America)

27th June (North America)

Sonic returns, urban style, shmup action, grooving and more

It's that time again, North America, when downloadable goodies arrive for your delight on Nintendo's systems. The 3DS shines with a variety of experiences this week, while the Wii U Virtual Console get an underwhelming retro release but a decent Virtual Console promotion; Wii and DSi are...

News: Pilotwings Soars Into The North American Wii U eShop This Thursday

Pilotwings Soars Into The North American Wii U eShop This Thursday

Nintendo's website lists the Wii U Virtual Console release

Pilotwings, the flight simulator that launched alongside the Super Nintendo way back when, looks set to be released on the North American Wii U Virtual Console as it's been listed on the official Nintendo website. The game sees you take to the skies using either a light plane, hang glider...

News: Reggie Fils-Aime's Home In Animal Crossing: New Leaf Distributed Through SpotPass

Reggie Fils-Aime's Home In Animal Crossing: New Leaf Distributed Through SpotPass

Make sure your body is ready before entering his house

It seems it's not just the Nintendo Life team and our lovely readers who have their hands glued to their 3DS systems playing Animal Crossing: New Leaf; Reggie Fils-Aime is also absorbed with the adorable simulation game, as the tour of his own house will tell. The virtual residence of Nintendo...

Nintendo Download: 20th June (North America)

20th June (North America)

Luigi, Wario, tanks fighting bugs, X Zone craziness and much more

It's that time again, North America, when your Nintendo systems groan under the weight of new download offerings cramming up virtual servers. That's not always strictly accurate, but is this week, with plenty of new titles available on Wii U and 3DS, with a sequel even gracing...