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News: Meganium, Typhlosion, and Feraligatr Now Available To Pokémon Bank Subscribers

Meganium, Typhlosion, and Feraligatr Now Available To Pokémon Bank Subscribers

Offer ends on 30th November

Earlier this month The Pokémon Company revealed subscribers to Pokémon Bank would be able to claim the final evolutions of the Johto region starter Pokémon between the 27th February and 30th November 2015. The launch day for this promotion has now arrived, with users of the service able to claim a Level 50 Meganium,...

News: Majora’s Mask 3D Patch Irons Out Honey & Darling Glitch

Majora’s Mask 3D Patch Irons Out Honey & Darling Glitch

A more stable experience

Update: Version 1.1 is now live following the update issues across Europe earlier today. Original: Since the release of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D, a series of glitches have surfaced allowing players to perform a number of outlandish feats. With this in consideration, Nintendo is currently in the process of...

Video: See the Virtual Boy's Star Fox Wannabe, Red Alarm, In 3D Via Your New Nintendo 3DS

See the Virtual Boy's Star Fox Wannabe, Red Alarm, In 3D Via Your New Nintendo 3DS

We hope you like red lines

Thanks to the power of the New Nintendo 3DS's updated Internet Browser, you are now able to watch YouTube videos in 3D. We've been using this little-known feature to bring you a series of videos based around the Virtual Boy, Nintendo's first attempt at 3D gaming from the mid '90s. For our third look through the visor...

Talking Point: The Limited Edition Battle With eBay Scalpers Can be Tackled More Efficiently by Nintendo

The Limited Edition Battle With eBay Scalpers Can be Tackled More Efficiently by Nintendo

Yep, Super Mario amiibo - Gold Edition pre-orders are flooding eBay

Today brought a familiar turn of events in the realm of amiibo and anything that's 'limited edition' of late from Nintendo. The best-known toy secret was announced with confirmation of Walmart exclusivity for the Super Mario amiibo - Gold Edition, and then they were gone before...

News: Masahiro Sakurai Praises the Achievements of Steam, Isn't Content With Other Download Services

Masahiro Sakurai Praises the Achievements of Steam, Isn't Content With Other Download Services

Not quite Smash ready

In his most recent column in Famitsu Weekly, Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai shared his views on digital services in gaming; his comments suggest that he feels console stores - by extension including the eShop platforms - could learn a lot from PC gaming. Sakurai-san said the following. It's become mandatory that...

News: Xenoblade Chronicles 3D HOME Theme Emerges, Free With Download Version in Europe or Bundles in the UK

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D HOME Theme Emerges, Free With Download Version in Europe or Bundles in the UK

It's so pretty

For those excited about Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, particularly fans in Europe, it's been a rather fun day. Nintendo of Europe already confirmed that the handsome Xenoblade Chronicles cover plates are coming to the region, but has now also lifted the lid on a 3DS HOME Theme that'll arrive with the title. As you can see in the concept...

Preview: Puzzling Our Way through Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars

Puzzling Our Way through Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars

Tips go in the jar, mate

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars is just a few days away for North American fans, and those in Europe will only have to wait a little bit longer to get their hands on it. With the release date rapidly approaching, we've put together a short video to show you what you can expect to see in the game when it hits the 3DS and...

Nintendo Download: 26th February (North America)

26th February (North America)

Donkey Kong Country bonanza! Titan Attacks! IRONFALL Invasion! More!

We suspect this week's Nintendo Download Update for North America will be rather popular with retro and Rare fans, making up for Nintendo of America's slight delay in issuing the details. Alongside these Rare classics are some attractive new download options on both systems, too -...

News: Study Finds That US Consumers Are Buying Wii U For Its Fun Factor And Kid-Friendly Nature

Study Finds That US Consumers Are Buying Wii U For Its Fun Factor And Kid-Friendly Nature

Nielsen's latest consumer survey shows driving factors behind console sales

Stat company Nielsen has conducted a US-based survey to discover what the five key factors are behind people buying a modern home console, and in Nintendo's case, it's a rather unsurprising list of points. According to the study, the top reason for purchasing a Wii U is...

News: Nintendo Confirms Super Mario amiibo - Gold Edition Exclusivity for 3000 Walmart Stores in the US

Nintendo Confirms Super Mario amiibo - Gold Edition Exclusivity for 3000 Walmart Stores in the US

Standard Mario Party 10 amiibo available with the game for a 'limited time'

Earlier this year a Gold Mario amiibo was leaked, and a subsequent image of Walmart advertising suggested it was going to be exclusive to the retailer in the US. As retailers have been known to get it wrong there was still a slight chance that wouldn't be the case, but...

News: Xenoblade Chronicles 3D New Nintendo 3DS Cover Plates Confirmed for 2nd April Launch in Europe

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D New Nintendo 3DS Cover Plates Confirmed for 2nd April Launch in Europe

Spontaneous celebrations erupt in city streets...

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D arrives in Europe on 2nd April, and naturally we've been hoping that the rad New Nintendo 3DS cover plates would make it out of Japan; it was clearly a no-brainer, as Nintendo of Europe has announced just that. As you can see in the tweet below Nintendo's even used a Vine,...

News: Woah Dave! Getting Free Deluxe Update On 3DS, Also Coming To Wii U

Woah Dave! Getting Free Deluxe Update On 3DS, Also Coming To Wii U

New levels and characters promised

Woah Dave! developer Choice Provisions has revealed that the game is getting a "Deluxe" update on the 3DS. Woah Dave! Deluxe - which has just hit Steam - features two new levels, a host of new characters, boss battles, fresh enemy types, UFOs you can ride, a "classic" mode which returns everything to how it was in...

News: Saints Row Design Director Was Working On An Open-World Wii U Game

Saints Row Design Director Was Working On An Open-World Wii U Game

Nintendo apparently pulled the plug one day before production

Unseen64's Liam Robertson - an expert at digging up cancelled gaming projects - has uncovered another interesting piece of into regarding an open-world adventure title that was in development for the Wii U. Chris Stockman - who served as Design Director on the original Saints Row - was...

News: Dot Arcade is an Intriguing Vintage Title Heading to Wii U

Dot Arcade is an Intriguing Vintage Title Heading to Wii U

We mean pre-Donkey Kong arcade vintage

Indie developers drawing inspiration from retro games is extremely common, but not many eShop releases pre-date the era that brought us the Donkey Kong arcade, for example. Dot Arcade is doing just that, as it'll recreate the light-based games of generations long since gone on the Wii U. Taking us back to the...

News: Former Rare Developers Will Show Off Their New Game In March

Former Rare Developers Will Show Off Their New Game In March

Playtonic Games to present their first project at this year's EGX Rezzed

Earlier this month, we reported on the news that fledgling studio Playtonic Games - made up of former Rare employees - is currently hard at work on a spiritual successor to the Banjo Kazooie series. It has now been confirmed that the as-yet-unnamed release will be getting its...

News: Super Smash Bros. Soundtrack Release Has Been Delayed Until April In Australia Due To Production Troubles

Super Smash Bros. Soundtrack Release Has Been Delayed Until April In Australia Due To Production Troubles

Unfortunate news for Club Nintendo members down under

Limited stock has been a serious problem for Nintendo in recent times. With boss Satoru Iwata yesterday revealing the New Nintendo 3DS hardware was held back from an earlier release in both North America and Europe for this exact reason, this only added to the ongoing troubles fans have had...

News: Complete First Season Of Donkey Kong Country TV Series Coming To DVD This May

Complete First Season Of Donkey Kong Country TV Series Coming To DVD This May

"I'M GONNA BE A STAR!!!"

Did you know that our dear old ape Donkey Kong has a nigh-on angelic singing voice? Anyone who watched the absolutely bizarre television series from the 90's will know all about it, and now the non-believers will finally get a chance to hear it for themselves in full. Yes, in an announcement that will either delight,...