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  • Play Get Racing In Our Mario Kart 8 Nintendo Life DLC GP

    All new tracks, all the time

    Today has brought us the first Mario Kart 8 DLC pack, which is no doubt being eagerly played around the world already. With tracks, characters and vehicles incorporating F-Zero, The Legend of Zelda and Excitebike alongside other fun new tracks, it delivers a terrific expansion to the racer. Naturally plenty will be...





  • Play The Nintendo Life Mario Kart 8 GP Is Now Open

    Come join our rolling tournament

    As we all know, Mario Kart 8 is now available worldwide, and many of you will already have spent countless hours navigating its various courses and taking out rivals with red shells. With the view of bringing the Nintendo Life karting community together, we've opened up a rolling tournament called Nintendo Life GP,...


  • Play Mario Kart 8 With Nintendo Life in our Launch Party

    Watch our chums at Eurogamer play it live today, and us on launch day

    Mario Kart 8 is extremely close now, and aside from some cheeky people that have found gullible retailers the vast majority are eagerly awaiting delivery or to hit up the eShop on launch day. We figured now would be a good time to let you know of some of our plans to enjoy the new...

  • Play Mario Golf: World Tour in the NLife Masters - Round Three

    Time to rush around the toughest course

    We're now into our third week of Mario Golf: World Tour tournaments — the NLife Open is underway with the code 62-8482-5663-7364. Of course, we also let you decide many of the terms of the NLife Masters, a contest decide to separate the star characters from the standard unlocks, where skills are put to the...

  • Play Mario Golf: World Tour - Results and Round Three

    Stepping up another level

    It's time once again, a day behind our normal schedule, to reveal the results of the latest Nintendo Life tournaments in Mario Golf: World Tour; we'll also get the ball rolling on the next round, too. Let's start with the winners. Last week saw NLife veteran and reviewer Marcel van Duyn — aka Drake — win both...

  • Play Mario Golf: World Tour in the NLife Masters - Round Two

    Now it's getting serious

    After an opening week in which three players dominated the Nintendo Life tournaments, we're now up and running on this week's competition — the NLife Open is underway now with the code 38-1178-3488-9460. As promised, however, your votes in a variety of polls set the requirements for the NLife Masters, even if we did have...

  • Play Mario Golf: World Tour - Results and Round Two

    The gauntlet has been thrown down

    It's the moment that golfers have been waiting for, the results of the opening NLife Open and NLife Masters tournaments in Mario Golf: World Tour, in addition to the launch of the new tournaments. It's on! Let's start with the winners. These show-offs took up the top three positions in both tournaments, while the...

  • Play Mario Golf: World Tour in the NLife Masters

    Step it up

    With Mario Golf: World Tour now gracing 3DS and 2DS systems around the world, we decided last week to launch our first NLife Open tournament; hit up that link for the full details. As explained in that article we'll be running two contests a week, the second voted for by you, and a day later than planned here are the results of your...

  • Play Mario Golf: World Tour With Nintendo Life

    Vote for a second tournament's rules

    Mario Golf: World Tour is a bit brilliant, and even when you've gone through the single player action there's much more to do — the online options are potentially never-ending. Now, by popular demand and because it's too good a chance to pass up, we're going to be running our own weekly tournaments that are...


  • Play Mario Kart Wii With Nintendo Life on Twitch - Live!

    There will be blue shells

    Nintendo Life does Twitch! Hopefully without it crashing, breaking down and basically not working. We're going all modern and trendy — next up an annoying catchphrase to open every stream! Well, maybe not on the catchphrase. We are, however, planning to run regular live streams of various Nintendo games that'll include...


  • Play Mario Kart 7 with Nintendo Life - Training for MK8

    Now we're getting serious

    Earlier this year we revived the Nintendo Life Mario Kart community event, enjoying some shell-throwing hijinks for a number of hours. It was fun, of course, and we can only apologise that it's taken us a little while to plan the next instalment. But still, let's do this. Mario Kart 8 arrives on 30th May and we intend to...


  • Play Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate With Nintendo Life

    Grab your weapons

    Some games are more fun when played with others, and just recently we revived the Mario Kart 7 community event, which will return for more laps in the not-too-distant future. Naturally we like a bit of variety in our online multiplayer, however, so we're delighted to confirm the first Nintendo Life Hunting Expedition — it'll be...


  • Play Mario Kart 7 With Nintendo Life - Choose Your Rules

    It's baaaaaaaack!!!

    There was a time, in early 2013, when team NL had a conversation that went like this... "Right, time for another Mario Kart 7 community night, right?" "Maybe we should see if any Wii U games have online community features." "Erm, Call of Duty?" "Nah, let's look into it." Well, we've been 'looking into it' — which means...