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News: GAME Offers Musical Chest With Collector's Edition of A Link Between Worlds

GAME Offers Musical Chest With Collector's Edition of A Link Between Worlds

There's the rub...

Earlier this week Nintendo announced that GAME would offer a musical chest with pre-orders of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between World, and then — bizarrely — GAME backtracked and said it had nothing to announce. For those that wanted the rather fun-looking collectible, it was both confusing and disappointing. The situat

News: Mario & Sonic At Sochi 2014 Winter Games Confirmed For November 8th Release In Europe

Mario & Sonic At Sochi 2014 Winter Games Confirmed For November 8th Release In Europe

New modes detailed, too

Nintendo has today confirmed that Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games will launch in Europe on November 8th — the same as the North American release date that was previously revealed and then denied back in September. The game will feature 12 event based on real-life Winter Olympic sports, with another 8...

News: XSEED Aiming For November Release For Busty Anime Brawler Senran Kagura Burst

XSEED Aiming For November Release For Busty Anime Brawler Senran Kagura Burst

Download version will take up less than 2GB of space on your 3DS SD card

Publisher XSEED has revealed that Senran Kagura Burst should be out in North America some time next month, and that the 3DS eShop version of the game will have a download file size of less than 2GB. The news was posted on the company's Facebook page: November-ish on the...

News: Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy Heading Down Under in November

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy Heading Down Under in November

Will arrive a day later than Europe

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy is scheduled to arrive on next month in Europe, while North America will be able to embark on the adventure at some point in 2014. Being a PAL region, it was never really in doubt gamers in Australia and New Zealand would receive the highly anticipated puzzler at around the...

News: Mighty Switch Force! 2 Dousing the North American Wii U eShop This Week

Mighty Switch Force! 2 Dousing the North American Wii U eShop This Week

"Everywhere else" on 24th October

We've known for a good while that WayForward is bringing 3DS eShop release Mighty Switch Force! 2 to the Wii U eShop, following in the steps of Mighty Switch Force: Hyper Drive Edition. The developer has been targeting an October release and, based on the tweets of main man Matt Bozon, it seems to have succeeded...

News: Wii Party U Gets It Started With a Relatively Hefty File Size

Wii Party U Gets It Started With a Relatively Hefty File Size

That'll explain why the Basic Bundle has a disc copy...

Wii Party U may not have been blessed with excessive hype in recent weeks, but it's getting rather close to its European and North American release on 25th October. It's sure to be a notable part of Holiday Wii U adverts targeting families, too, especially with the hardware bundle confirmed...

News: Watch_Dogs Pushed Back to Spring 2014

Watch_Dogs Pushed Back to Spring 2014

That's on all platforms

In a surprise move, especially as it was due for release in the third week of November, Ubisoft has delayed the much-anticipated Watch_Dogs to Spring 2014. The new IP had gained plenty of attention, but there were warning signs when it was only visible as a prepared demonstration at the recent Eurogamer Expo, rather than as...

First Impressions: Shantae and the Pirate's Curse

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse

A "Risky" new title

While Wayforward Technologies' Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is one of Nintendo Life's more anticipated upcoming eShop titles, the critically acclaimed series has yet to resonate with the "mass market," likely because the original had the misfortune of being released on Game Boy Color at the end of its life cycle and its...

News: Snow Moto Racing 3D Slides Onto the 3DS eShop in North America on 17th October

Snow Moto Racing 3D Slides Onto the 3DS eShop in North America on 17th October

Keeping it cool

Not so long ago Zordix AB released Aqua Moto Racing 3D on the 3DS eShop, a title with some flaws — some of the technical issues were tackled in a subsequent update — that nevertheless tried to serve up fun racing which may have prompted some to reminisce over Wave Race. Of course the Moto Racing franchise is an established...

News: GAME Offers Music-Playing Chest With A Link Between Worlds Pre-Orders

GAME Offers Music-Playing Chest With A Link Between Worlds Pre-Orders

It plays exactly what you think it does

Follow along, children: The Link goes “YAHHHH!” The Navi goes “HEY!” And the item chest goes “Ta-da-da-DAAAA!” For UK fans of that last iconic fanfare, pre-orders of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds from GAME will come with a musical collectable chest to triumphantly hold over your head...

News: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Confirmed for Wii U and 3DS

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Confirmed for Wii U and 3DS

Swinging on to Nintendo systems next spring

Activision and Marvel Entertainment have announced a new video game based on the upcoming feature film The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is coming to Wii U and 3DS next spring. Developed by Beenox — the studio also responsible for the Wii U and Wii versions of last year's The Amazing Spider-Man — to coincide...

News: Wii Sports Club Marketing Steps Up in Japan

Wii Sports Club Marketing Steps Up in Japan

Dat music

Nintendo's strategy to earn Holiday sales for the Wii U is relatively diverse, and that variety in offerings is certainly well demonstrated by Wii Sports Club, which transitions the bundled Wii classic to an eShop release with updated visuals and online play. It could be perfect for attracting upgrades from Wii owners, though Nintendo...

First Impressions: Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight

We dig it

Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight for Wii U, which made waves with an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign, was on display at the recent New York Comic-Con. While more mainstream releases were generating huge lines and impatient parents, the deceptively simple-looking Shovel Knight was something of a hidden gem, making a great...

Video: Wooden Sen'SeY Gets Acrobatic in New Trailer

Wooden Sen'SeY Gets Acrobatic in New Trailer

The way of the Wii U

Earlier this year a raft of new titles were confirmed for the Wii U eShop for late 2013 and 2014, showing some of the benefits of Nintendo's efforts to support smaller studios on the platform. The offer of free Unity tools and licensing has been particularly tempting to developers that utilise the engine, helping to minimise...

News: Nintendo Unveils New Trailer and Details For The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Nintendo Unveils New Trailer and Details For The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Introducing Lorule and Hilda

As previously announced, Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma has just completed his developer presentation at this year's New York Comic Con, and the Nintendo of America Twitter account has shared some details online. While a video of the presentation will apparently be available soon, a new trailer and some intriguing...

News: Hyper Light Drifter Confirmed for Wii U

Hyper Light Drifter Confirmed for Wii U

Summer 2014 is the target

Not so long ago we told you about Hyper Light Drifter, a "2D action RPG" that was seeking funds to bring its games to a variety of platforms. Developer Heart Machine added a Wii U stretch goal at $550,000, and as a sign of this project's popularity it's now passed that total with a little over a day to go. At the time of...

News: Brunch Panic To Bring Catering Madness to the 3DS eShop

Brunch Panic To Bring Catering Madness to the 3DS eShop

Bagels! Sandwiches! Panic!

Circle Entertainment is to continue its record as one of the most prolific developers and publishers on Nintendo Download platforms with Brunch Panic, a resource management / action game that sees you provide lunch — or brunch, we guess — to lots of quirky characters. Developed by FK Digital, this certainly appears to...