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News: Actos Games Launches Tutorial Video Series To Explain Wii U eShop Exclusive, psyscrolr

Actos Games Launches Tutorial Video Series To Explain Wii U eShop Exclusive, psyscrolr

Get psyched!

North Carolina-based Actos Games, the creator of the recently announced Wii U eShop platformer psyscrolr, has released a new tutorial video series explaining how the GamePad will be utilised in the project that promises to feature strong narrative elements, epic boss battles and seamlessly integrated puzzle mechanics. The first video...

News: Nintendo UK Teams Up with Petits Filous Frubes

Nintendo UK Teams Up with Petits Filous Frubes

Fruity Frubes

Starting this month Nintendo UK has embarked on a co-promotion with Yoplait, allowing a cast of iconic characters from the Super Mario franchise to be showcased on the packaging of the popular Petits Filous Frubes snack. Running all the way up until 30th April 2015, the much-loved Nintendo mascots will be divided into Vanilla and...

News: Engine Software Unveils Price And Release Window For Upcoming 3DS eShop Title, MindFeud

Engine Software Unveils Price And Release Window For Upcoming 3DS eShop Title, MindFeud

First screenshots also released

Towards the end of last month, Dutch-based outfit Engine Software revealed it would collaborate with Norwegian developer Monkeybin to release the popular iOS, Android and Facebook social board game MindFeud on the 3DS eShop later this year. Now, in the latest developments, Engine Software has announced the game...

News: Heroes Never Lose: Professor Puzzler's Perplexing Ploy Powering Onto Wii U

Heroes Never Lose: Professor Puzzler's Perplexing Ploy Powering Onto Wii U

Passing pre-determined profit point provides portable preference!

If you enjoy your puzzle games with opponents and real-time arcade style, then please allow a new Professor to make your acquaintance. Action-puzzler Heroes Never Lose: Professor Puzzler's Perplexing Ploy has already surpassed its Kickstarter goal, and the acquisition of a Wii U...

Video: The Wiivengers is the Latest Marvellous Animated Short From James Farr

The Wiivengers is the Latest Marvellous Animated Short From James Farr

The Avengers had better watch out

If fast-paced animated parodies stuffed with Nintendo characters, references and in-jokes are of interest to you, there are decent odds that you're aware of James Farr's videos by now. To date popular film franchises such as Ghostbusters and Star Wars have been given the treatment in a whirl of bright colours and...

Video: This Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Launch Advert Will Fire You Up

This Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Launch Advert Will Fire You Up

The hype is real

At the time of writing Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is just hours away, bringing us the first portable entry in the series and ending some serious pre-launch hype; then we'll start all over again for the Winter arrival of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. As the brawler is now upon us Nintendo UK has released a suitably dramatic...

News: Mega Rayquaza Confirmed for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Mega Rayquaza Confirmed for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Will Mega Evolve in a unique way

There's been a lengthy Niconico broadcast of Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire today in Japan, and as was promised there's been a major reveal to excite fans. Mega Rayquaza has been announced, and looks set to play an important role in the story. To start with the technical details — via Serebii — we're...

Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

Everything You Need to Know About Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

The time is now

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is finally here, the latest brawling behemoth from Masahiro Sakurai and his team. It's been critically acclaimed, awarded 9/10 in our own review, and has proven that — despite some initial fears — the franchise arrives on the portable as a full-fat, fantastic game. With midnight launches on...

News: Nintendo Confirms Two More Début Releases Coming to the Virtual Console

Nintendo Confirms Two More Début Releases Coming to the Virtual Console

Wii U and 3DS both covered

The Nintendo of America download update is always a popular arrival, but the region's habit of announcing future arrivals is also a neat bonus. It helps when the announced Virtual Console games are enticing, too, which was certainly the case last week with confirmation of two Castlevania titles making their VC débuts...

Nintendo Download: 2nd October (North America)

2nd October (North America)

Smash Bros. arrives, Castlevania goodness, 99Seconds and more

It's that time again, North American gamers, with details of this week's Nintendo Download Update treats now here. The headline arrival is rather obviously Super Smash Bros. on 3DS, though we have some other choices — including a Castlevania title's Virtual Console début — to...

News: Atlus Releases Zen and Junpei Character Trailers for Persona Q

Atlus Releases Zen and Junpei Character Trailers for Persona Q

The outsider and the life of the party

In the lead up to Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth's November release Atlus has released two more character trailers this week, and another trailer featuring the cast of Persona 3. Making his series debut in Persona Q, Zen is a crossbow-wielding single-minded knight in shining armour who lacks the ability to...

Nintendo 64x64: Mischief Makers

Mischief Makers

2D on 3D platforms is risky. Mischief Makers shows how to get it right: by being utterly unique. Immediately surreal, you’re Marina; a robot on a quest to save her creator..! You jump, shake and throw your way through levels and worlds, and this simple premise is variedly combined to offer many types of level. 2D but nothing like you played on the...

News: Tadpole Treble's New Trailer Shows the Lighter Side of Developers

Tadpole Treble's New Trailer Shows the Lighter Side of Developers

Throwing money into the mix

BitFinity – the developer behind the upcoming Wii U eShop title Tadpole Treble – has put together a new trailer to show off how far the game has come in its development cycle, taking a similar approach to Curve Studio's recent trailer for Thomas Was Alone. The game initially began as a Kickstarter and reached its

News: Defense Dome Aiming for Super Scope Nostalgia on Wii U This Holiday

Defense Dome Aiming for Super Scope Nostalgia on Wii U This Holiday

Shoot on sight

Hullbreach Studios has announced an additional confirmed title as a Wii U eShop exclusive, a project that aims to tap into nostalgia for the SNES Super Scope game, Intercept. The clunky bazooka-like peripheral won't be used on the Wii U, of course, but Defense Dome will use the GamePad's gyroscope for aiming; it'll be a budget-priced...

News: Harmony of Heroes, Free Super Smash Bros. Fan Album, Launches on 4th October

Harmony of Heroes, Free Super Smash Bros. Fan Album, Launches on 4th October

101 tracks in total

Harmony of Heroes, the free fan album dedicated to the Super Smash Bros. series, has a confirmed release date of 4th October, just a day after the arrival of the 3DS title in Europe and North America. It's a large-scale project involving contributors from around the world, bringing together a grand total of 101 tracks. The lead...

News: Australian McDonald's Now Offering Mario Kart 8 Toys In Happy Meals

Australian McDonald's Now Offering Mario Kart 8 Toys In Happy Meals

Race in and get them while you can!

If Pokémon trading cards and spin discs didn’t tempt any Aussie readers here on Nintendo Life a few months ago, perhaps these Mario Kart 8 toys Maccas – that’s McDonald’s to the rest of the world – are currently offering as their latest Happy Meal promotion in the land down under will. The Australian...