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Video: Did You Know Gaming? Explores The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

Did You Know Gaming? Explores The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

Reminds us that it's due a replay

The Zelda franchise is often the source of many delicious and occasionally unlikely rumours, and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess has been at the centre of some in recent years. Some wanted it to be remade for Wii U, others thought it'd come to 3DS - or maybe New Nintendo 3DS - as a 3D remake, and in the end...

Weirdness: Just Dance 2016 Will Include An Exclusive Song About Stepping On A Chihuahua

Just Dance 2016 Will Include An Exclusive Song About Stepping On A Chihuahua

Boasting the vocal talents of Japanese singer Reni Mimura

Ubisoft has created a unique song for the forthcoming Just Dance 2016 and it's totally and utterly bonkers. Composed by the Just Dance team alongside Tom Salta and Japanese singer Reni Mimura, "Chiwawa" is all about a girl who steps on her Chihuahua by accident: Chiwawa is the surprising...

News: Don't Count Nintendo Out, Says Former Xbox Boss Robbie Bach

Don't Count Nintendo Out, Says Former Xbox Boss Robbie Bach

"Nintendo - with great respect - is a toy company, and always has been"

With the Wii U look set to sell less units that the GameCube and the 3DS falling short of the commercial performance of its immediate predecessor the DS, many industry analysts have characterised Nintendo as a company in decline. However, former Xbox boss Robbie Bach - who spent...

News: Factor 5's Lost Wii Kid Icarus Boasted A Dark Hero With 60fps Airborne Action

Factor 5's Lost Wii Kid Icarus Boasted A Dark Hero With 60fps Airborne Action

"I feel like we were missing the point"

Fans of Kid Icarus had to endure a long and painful wait between the original NES and Game Boy titles and the eventual 3DS update, but had Star Wars: Rogue Squadron studio Factor 5 had its way, we would have been playing a sequel a little bit sooner. Unseen 64 staffer and occasional Nintendo Life contributor...

News: Apple Just Announced Its Own Wii, Almost A Decade After Nintendo

Apple Just Announced Its Own Wii, Almost A Decade After Nintendo

New gaming controller for Apple TV looks very familiar

Unless you happen to live under a rock, you will no doubt have been aware that yesterday Apple held one of its special events in which it announced several new products. There was a larger iPad, two new iPhones and - perhaps most significantly of all - a new Apple TV, this time with a very...

Mario Memories: Rediscovering the Wonder in Gaming With Super Mario Galaxy

Rediscovering the Wonder in Gaming With Super Mario Galaxy

"I'd forgotten that games can make you feel happy"

In this series of articles celebrating the upcoming 30th Anniversary of Super Mario, various members of the Nintendo Life extended family will share their memories and thoughts on the iconic franchise. This time we have our charming reviewer Joel Couture. There was a long period in my life where...

Mario History: Mario Kart Wii - 2008

Mario Kart Wii - 2008

Filling the world with plastic wheels

In this series of articles we'll write about one or more Mario game per day, each representing a different year as part of our Super Mario 30th Anniversary celebrations. Mario Kart: Double Dash! on GameCube played its part in shaking up home console racing in the iconic karting series, while Mario Kart DS...

Mario History: Super Mario Galaxy - 2007

Super Mario Galaxy - 2007

Out of this World

In this series of articles we'll write about one or more Mario games per day, each representing a different year as part of our Super Mario 30th Anniversary celebrations. In our previous entry we highlighted how New Super Mario Bros. was the first new 2D Mario title in some time; that was due to a general focus on 3D Mario...

News: Rodea The Sky Soldier Special Edition Now Available For Pre-Order On Nintendo UK Store

Rodea The Sky Soldier Special Edition Now Available For Pre-Order On Nintendo UK Store

Wii version included, huzzah!

Although recently being delayed, Rodea The Sky Soldier is now available to pre-order on Nintendo's UK Store for both the 3DS and the Wii U version, the latter of which comes bundled with a Wii copy of the game as well. https://twitter.com/NintendoUK/status/633991626713624576 Strangely the only version that's available...

Mario Memories: Super Mario Galaxy 2: A Tale of Hype and Expectation

Super Mario Galaxy 2: A Tale of Hype and Expectation

The hype was real

In this series of 30 daily articles celebrating the upcoming 30th Anniversary of Super Mario, various members of the Nintendo Life extended family will share their memories and thoughts on the iconic franchise. Next up is reviewer and news contributor Mitch Vogel. May 23, 2010. That date will forever hold significance to me as...

Feature: The Unexpected Legacy of Wii Music

The Unexpected Legacy of Wii Music

Life changing inspiration from the most unsuspected of places

In this guest feature, Nintendo Life regular and chiptune musician Shiryu explains how Wii Music played a pivotal role in encouraging his prolific output. As tradition mandates every year, I sat watching the Nintendo's 2008 E3 presentation with high hopes of a new F-Zero being finally...

News: Skylander SuperChargers Racing On Wii And 3DS Will Offer Bespoke Tracks And Progression

Skylander SuperChargers Racing On Wii And 3DS Will Offer Bespoke Tracks And Progression

Racing experience "unlike" anything you'll see on current-gen systems

Activision may have unveiled a lot of the Wii U version of Skylanders SuperChargers at Gamescom 2015, featuring heavily the platform-wide addition of its Kart Racing mode, but we are still light on details relating to the Wii and 3DS versions of the game. Talking to Vicarious...

Video: Xenoblade Chronicles Marches Onto The Wii U eShop

Xenoblade Chronicles Marches Onto The Wii U eShop

It's Reyn Time... again!

This week Nintendo of Europe unleashed another one of its surprise eShop releases, and it's admittedly quite a puzzling one. Mere months after the New Nintendo 3DS exclusive port was released, Xenoblade Chronicles has made its way as a Wii digital release on the Wii U eShop in Europe. However, that's not to say there isn't...

News: Xenoblade Chronicles X Wii U Bundle and Special Edition Confirmed for Europe, Wii Original on the eShop Now

Xenoblade Chronicles X Wii U Bundle and Special Edition Confirmed for Europe, Wii Original on the eShop Now

Oh my...

Update 2: Nintendo of America has confirmed that there'll be a special edition for the game in the region, but isn't announcing details yet: Update: Nintendo of Europe has now tweet an image of the Wii U bundle and special editions coming to the region for Xenoblade Chronicles X. Original Article: Take a deep breath, Monolith...

News: Project H.A.M.M.E.R. Exposé Reveals Torrid State Of Affairs At Nintendo Software Technology

Project H.A.M.M.E.R. Exposé Reveals Torrid State Of Affairs At Nintendo Software Technology

The game that humbled a studio

Project H.A.M.M.E.R. was supposed to be a Wii title which catered for the needs of serious gamers, thanks to its gritty setting and focus on intense destructive action. Developed by Nintendo Software Technology - the North American studio responsible for titles like Wave Race: Blue Storm, Metroid Prime: Hunters and...