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Rumour: Nintendo Has Plans to Localise Mother 3 This Year

Nintendo Has Plans to Localise Mother 3 This Year

UPDATE: More sources step foward

UPDATE: We've since had more confirmation from Nintendo Life contributor Liam Robertson, who has posted the following on Twitter. It seems that Emily wasn't the only person who knew about this, but she might have let the cat out of the bag prematurely: https://twitter.com/Doctor_Cupcakes/status/695051531800944640...

News: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Will Have Its Own Manga

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Will Have Its Own Manga

Shackled to a Japanese app for now

Those who like their legends unfolding from right to left might be happy to learn that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess will be the next game in the Zelda series to receive its own official manga. A pair of artists who go by the combined name Akira Himekawa will take up their inks for the project once again,...

News: Quality Of Life Device Not Fit To Be Sold As "A Nintendo Product" At The Moment, Says Kimishima

Quality Of Life Device Not Fit To Be Sold As "A Nintendo Product" At The Moment, Says Kimishima

"If it could be released, we’d release it"

Nintendo's Quality of Life initiative was one of Satoru Iwata's personal legacies, an attempt to enrich the lives of consumers and improve their overall well being while simultaneously providing Nintendo with another valuable revenue stream. It was expected to launch last year but we've heard precious...

Talking Point: My Nintendo Can Be a Tipping Point in Nintendo's Approach To User Accounts

My Nintendo Can Be a Tipping Point in Nintendo's Approach To User Accounts

Good for this generation, potentially vital in the next generation

Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima gave a presentation to investors this week, and some of the most interesting details revolved around the new Nintendo Account system and the related My Nintendo programme that'll replace Club Nintendo. Though it's succeeding a much-loved and...

Review: Level 22 (Wii U eShop)

Level 22 (Wii U eShop)

Avoiding the boss

Some of the best games involve relatable experiences. Level 22 tells the story of Gary, a frequently tardy employee who just overslept yet again after a night of drinking; even if due to other factors, most of us can relate to being late for work and wanting to sneak in unnoticed. We can't necessarily relate to the need to use...

News: Share Value Holds Relatively Firm Following Nintendo's Financial Results and Briefing

Share Value Holds Relatively Firm Following Nintendo's Financial Results and Briefing

A modest fall despite dropping profits

Nintendo's latest financial results and briefings to investors brought dropping profits and very few new details. Yet release information for Miitomo and the My Nintendo account service, combined with a call for investor patience, have seemingly done the job. We've seen Nintendo share value take dives in the...

News: Sony Hardware and Exclusives Dominate in Japanese Charts as Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Has a Decent Start

Sony Hardware and Exclusives Dominate in Japanese Charts as Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Has a Decent Start

Media Create serves up disappointing Wii U and 3DS results

It's Wednesday, so you know what that means - we're at the half way point of another gruelling week! Actually, it means Media Create Japanese chart results, though it could also mean the first thing; in truth, the results are rather grisly this time for Nintendo, but considering its strong...

News: Jools Watsham Wants to Know if You Want a Dementium III

Jools Watsham Wants to Know if You Want a Dementium III

The choice is yours

Dementium: The Ward was one of the first titles to be made by longtime Nintendo supporter, Renegade Kid. Though the game initially was planned as an entry in the Silent Hill series, it went on to develop its own identity and later received a sequel. Now, the first game has already been remastered for the 3DS and its sequel is...

News: Download Sales Continue to Increase to New Highs for Nintendo

Download Sales Continue to Increase to New Highs for Nintendo

Growth in the Americas drives increased revenue

When you go back to the start of this generation (March 2011 for 3DS, November 2012 for Wii U) and consider the eShop stores and Nintendo's approach to DLC at those times, you see a company that's transformed its download offerings fairly rapidly. The actual store designs have only had relatively...

News: Hudson's SNES Action Platformer Kishin Douji Zenki: Battle Raiden! Gets Translated Into English

Hudson's SNES Action Platformer Kishin Douji Zenki: Battle Raiden! Gets Translated Into English

Get ready to battle

In a period when dubious anime-licensed video games flooded the Eastern markets (or "The Great '90s Import Gamers Nightmare" as we cool kids used to call it) it was often hard to distinguish between good and bad Japanese titles - especially when the cover art featured your favorite manga or anime character in a cool pose,...

Video: Paying Tribute To Secret Of Mana's Superlative Soundtrack

Paying Tribute To Secret Of Mana's Superlative Soundtrack

iRetroGamer tips the hat to one of the very best

Secret of Mana is unquestionably one of the best SNES RPGs ever made, and a huge part of the game's appeal comes from Hiroki Kikuta's gorgeous soundtrack, which still sounds amazing even today. Our friends over at iRetroGamer have put together a video which celebrates the musical legacy of this...

News: Wii U Sales Show Promising Growth Courtesy of Splatoon and Super Mario Maker Success

Wii U Sales Show Promising Growth Courtesy of Splatoon and Super Mario Maker Success

Splatoon continues to beat Mario Kart 8 sales momentum

While current 3DS sales are rather disappointing, Nintendo's most recent financial reports did bring good news for the Wii U, with the system on track for its targets and outperforming the equivalent sales of the year before. In Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima's briefing one game's role...

News: Nintendo Outlines Future Plans for 3DS and Promises That "Several Strong Titles" are Planned

Nintendo Outlines Future Plans for 3DS and Promises That "Several Strong Titles" are Planned

Also aims to grow 'Kids and Female demographics'

When we looked over Nintendo's most recent financial results one set of statistics stood out among the relatively uneventful reports - the 3DS and New 3DS are struggling. That's only reinforced in the official translation of company President Tatsumi Kimishima's Presentation, which includes slides...

News: Miitomo to Include Photo Mode and Pre-Registration Will Bring 'Platinum' My Nintendo Point

Miitomo to Include Photo Mode and Pre-Registration Will Bring 'Platinum' My Nintendo Point

16 countries to be included in March launch

Update 2: Nintendo of America has also confirmed that Miitomo registration will open on 17th February in the region. Update: A Nintendo of Europe press release has confirmed many of the details below, along with a few other snippets of information. Pre-registration for Miitomo - as outlined below - will...

News: More Details Emerge on the Launch of My Nintendo

More Details Emerge on the Launch of My Nintendo

Only one month to go

Update: The official English translation of the briefing is now live, reinforcing the details below. Original Article: As many of you are likely aware, Nintendo recently held another investor's meeting. While these things aren't strictly about big announcements that are entirely relevant to the general public, new details...

News: A Professor E. Gadd Costume is Coming to Super Mario Maker

A Professor E. Gadd Costume is Coming to Super Mario Maker

*Cackles*

It's been several since we've seen the last new Super Mario Maker costume added to the game, but the drought has finally been broken. Following on the heels of the long anticipated Princess Daisy, we will soon have access to a Professor E. Gadd costume. Professor E. Gadd is most notable for the part he's played in the Luigi's Mansion...