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News: The Sloshing Machine Neo is Splashing Its Way Into Splatoon

The Sloshing Machine Neo is Splashing Its Way Into Splatoon

Getting sloshed at the weekend

Nintendo has found a more wholesome and healthy way for us to get sloshed this weekend (Google it), confirming the latest free weapon to be heading into Splatoon. Due on the evening of 8th January in North America and the early hours of the morning on 9th January in Europe, the Sloshing Machine Neo will bring a bit of...

News: Bravely Second: End Layer Deluxe Collector's Edition Pre-Orders Open in the UK

Bravely Second: End Layer Deluxe Collector's Edition Pre-Orders Open in the UK

Soundtrack CD! Deluxe artbook! Figurine!

There are some handsome special editions on the way with a few key upcoming releases, and the Bravely Second: End Layer Deluxe Collector's Edition is among the best. Confirmed for the European release on 26th February, it includes the following. Bravely Second: End Layer game A Deluxe Artbook (250+...

Weirdness: Conceptual Artist Attempts Tetris World Record as a Metaphor of Capitalism

Conceptual Artist Attempts Tetris World Record as a Metaphor of Capitalism

"Eventually they fall so fast that you can’t keep up and you die"

Conceptual and performance artists find meaning - or try to - in the unlikeliest of places, often taking mundane or obsessive aspects of life and applying an artistic different vision. One artist doing this is Rutherford Chang, who's based in New York and has previous works that...

News: Check Out Plenty of Hyrule Warriors Legends Footage, Limited Edition Pre-Orders Open in the UK

Check Out Plenty of Hyrule Warriors Legends Footage, Limited Edition Pre-Orders Open in the UK

GAME has dibs once again

Hyrule Warriors Legends is one of a glut of new arrivals in the first few months of 2016, giving 3DS owners a chance to jump into the popular Wii U title. Legends includes all of the DLC from the home console version, in addition to new characters and Linkle story content. It's out in the West on 25th March, though its...

Ninterview: Retro Video Gaming's Heidi stopXwhispering On Building The Ultimate Game Room

Retro Video Gaming's Heidi stopXwhispering On Building The Ultimate Game Room

"Retro games are filled with 'spelglädje' for me!"

Nintendo Life: Can you tell us a little about yourself? Heidi stopXwhispering: My name is Heidi, I was born in 1984 and I'm from Sweden. I grew up in Sweden, but lived abroad during my college years - in the UK, Germany and Japan. Now I'm back in Sweden. When did you get into gaming? I always...

Random: Wall Mounting Old Games Has Never Been Better

Wall Mounting Old Games Has Never Been Better

Kickstarter project aims to give you a reason to dust off those cartridges

There's nothing quite like the sensation of looking at a fully stocked wall or shelf of games and remembering the experiences had with each one. However, most gamers that have been playing games for several years will likely have amassed quite a pile over time, but who...

News: ​Another Fighter Character for Pokkén Tournament Will Be Revealed Next Week

​Another Fighter Character for Pokkén Tournament Will Be Revealed Next Week

Who could it be?

At the beginning of December, the Twitter account for Pokkén Tournament revealed that a new fighter character would be coming to Pokkén Tournament, along with a couple new support characters. About a week later, it was confirmed that Sceptile would be the new fighter, with Farfetch'd and Electrode being the support characters. It...

Random: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS Picked Up a People's Choice Award

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS Picked Up a People's Choice Award

Even though they were released in 2014

We often use the term 'evergreen' when referring to some of Nintendo's biggest titles, and it's undoubtedly a good thing. Major established franchises - and occasional newcomers like Splatoon - consistently accumulate sales long after release; that's a valuable part of Nintendo's business. With the current...

News: Zelda: Link Between Worlds Figma Link Is Here, And The Desire Is Real

Zelda: Link Between Worlds Figma Link Is Here, And The Desire Is Real

Get ready to throw money at your screen

Dat plastic - we simply cannot resist it. Good Smile has just revealed the latest entry to its Figma range, and it's likely to be of great interest to Nintendo fans. Link from The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is the character in question, and he's been shown off in a wide range of suitably heroic...

News: Splatoon Watches Hit Stores In Japan

Splatoon Watches Hit Stores In Japan

*Sigh*, in Japan...

With Splatoon's ink-redible (apologies) popularity, it's only inevitable that Nintendo has been capitalising on the merchandise machine with its hottest new franchise. While the West has been treated to a few things here and there, Japan has certainly had its share of Splatoon spoils since the game's launch in May, such as...

Nintendo Download: 7th January (North America)

7th January (North America)

Light gun games! Ocean Runner! Discovery! More!

The time has come for the first North America Nintendo Download Update of 2016, and it includes a variety of options. The Wii U Virtual Console plays catch up with three light gun games, while new download offerings include a creative Minecraft-a-like, two RCMADIAX games and the return of Ninja Pig...

Review: Ocean Runner (3DS eShop)

Ocean Runner (3DS eShop)

Shallow Waters

Deep within the vast, mysterious waters of our blue planet, the endless-runner genre is surprisingly still alive and well. As the name might suggest, Ocean Runner combines mobile friendly arcade gameplay with a nautical theme, perhaps creating the eShop's first endless swimmer title in the process, but is there enough here to keep our...

News: Let's Debunk Some Of Pokémon's Biggest Myths Ahead Of This Year's Virtual Console Resurrection

Let's Debunk Some Of Pokémon's Biggest Myths Ahead Of This Year's Virtual Console Resurrection

No, you can't capture Pikablu

Nintendo is finally launching the first-gen Pokémon games on the 3DS Virtual Console, and this event has gotten the peeps over at Red Bull thinking about all of the classic myths which grew up around the games back in the late '90s - before the internet came along and made it easy to debunk such nonsense. No, you...

Giveaway: It's Europe's Turn To Grab A Free Copy Of Cube Life: Island Survival

It's Europe's Turn To Grab A Free Copy Of Cube Life: Island Survival

We have 100 copies to give away to lucky Europeans

Over the Christmas break Cube Life: Island Survival developer Cypronia was kind enough to give away 100 copies of their game to our North American readers to celebrate the recent v1.1 update. This time it's the turn of European players to get in on the action - we've got another 100 free copies to...

News: Southwest Air Course Goes Live In Super Mario Maker With Sky Pop Costume From Super Mario Land

Southwest Air Course Goes Live In Super Mario Maker With Sky Pop Costume From Super Mario Land

Body popping

A new course is live in Super Mario Maker which offers the chance to dress up as the iconic Sky Pop plane from the Game Boy title Super Mario Land. The Southwest Air Adventure course has been designed by Super Mario fans at Southwest Airlines, and clearing it earns you the exclusive mushroom costume for Sky Pop. You can check out the...

News: Catalis Group Acquires Curve Digital To Create "Major New British Games Publisher"

Catalis Group Acquires Curve Digital To Create "Major New British Games Publisher"

Former Eidos man Dominic Wheatley is bullish about the move

British publisher and developer Curve Digital - the company behind titles like Hydroventure: Spin Cycle and Stealth Inc. 2 - has been acquired by The Catalis Group, a move which effectively creates a massive new force in British games publishing. The Catalis Group - which includes Kuju...

News: ​There's a New Yu-Gi-Oh! Game on the Way to 3DS this Summer

​There's a New Yu-Gi-Oh! Game on the Way to 3DS this Summer

Will 'Yu' be picking it up?

With all the negative press surrounding Hideo Kojima's departure from Konami - along with the notion that it's looking to wind down AAA game development - the company could sure use a break. While it'll still be interesting to see what other new games are announced in the near future, Konami just recently announced that a...

News: ​Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale Will Feature Dual Audio

​Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale Will Feature Dual Audio

Both English and Japanese tracks will be available

It was just confirmed yesterday that Europe and Australia will be receiving Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale sometime early this year. Many were no doubt delighted to hear this news as the game seems to be pretty good, so far. While there may not be any so