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News: Wii Owners: Microsoft Wants You To Buy The Xbox 360 This Holiday Season

Wii Owners: Microsoft Wants You To Buy The Xbox 360 This Holiday Season

"I can't think of a better console for them to choose" says Microsoft manager

With the Wii U launching this month, you might assume that most Nintendo fans are saving up their pennies and getting very excited indeed about the new console. However, Microsoft's general manager of Interactive Entertainment product marketing Matt Barlow believes that...

News: Super Punch Out!!! Goes For a Club Nintendo Knockout

Super Punch Out!!! Goes For a Club Nintendo Knockout

150 coins to get into the bout

Another week, another North American Club Nintendo treat to share with you. This time around there's classic SNES action to enjoy on Wii, with Super Punch Out!!! available until 14th November and stepping up for 150 of your gold coins. To say that Little Mac's 16-bit appearance is iconic is probably an understatement,...

Feature: Halloween Scares on Wii

Halloween Scares on Wii

The cute little console's horrors

The scariest night of the year is now only two days away, a horrifying evening when strange children knock at the door and refuse to leave without a toll of sweets and candy. If you don't hand some tooth-rotting treats over, then you could find out what tricks they have up their sleeve; that's not always a smart...

Feature: Nintendo Life's Quirky Wii Memories

Nintendo Life's Quirky Wii Memories

We all have them

With its successor around the corner and a six year anniversary just a few weeks away, we've shown some love for Wii this week. Despite its modest graphical power and SD output, it's outsold its rivals, made motion gaming a mainstream pastime and given us some terrific games. We've already looked back at six years of Wii and...

Nintendo Direct: Watch The Japanese Presentation Live

Watch The Japanese Presentation Live

Live analysis provided at no additional cost

Nintendo of Japan will host a new Nintendo Direct presentation today at 8PM JST (around 4AM PST for North American readers, and 12PM BST for those of you in UK). The presentation is expected to focus on both the Wii U and 3DS, and will last around an hour. It will be followed by a selection of trailers...

News: Become a Superstar with WWE '13's Box Art Creator

Become a Superstar with WWE '13's Box Art Creator

You're a Superstar

Ever wondered what you'd look like on a video game box? Ponder no more; THQ has you covered with a custom box art creator to coincide with the release of wrassle-'em-up WWE '13. The "Be on the Cover" application on the WWE Games Facebook page lets you take a photo from your existing Facebook gallery or a webcam and save it as...

Feature: Nintendo Life's Top 20 Wii Games

Nintendo Life's Top 20 Wii Games

The best of Wii

Yesterday we brought you a retrospective for six years of Wii, as we prepare for the not-too-distant future when the system will become Nintendo's "last generation" console. It's an emotional time, to be sure, and nothing touches raw and frayed nerves quite like a top 20 games list. With most of the likely candidates already in...

News: Nintendo Reveals New Wii Bundles For The Holiday Season

Nintendo Reveals New Wii Bundles For The Holiday Season

Wii still going strong?

Nintendo has revealed a pair of new Wii bundles which will be available from 4th November across North America. The Just Dance 4 option retails for $129.99, and includes a copy of the game alongside a white Wii with matching Wii Remote Plus and Nunchuk. The Skylanders Giants bundle sells for $149.99. and will include the...

News: Wii U Branded Remotes Feature External Sync Button

Wii U Branded Remotes Feature External Sync Button

Nintendo's making sure everyone's in sync

Impatient gamers rejoice! Nintendo Connect has discovered that Wii U-branded remotes will sport a handy, external sync button. As a result, players will no longer be required to remove the remote's battery cover in order to sync it with their console. Located on the underside of the remote, this surprise...

News: River City Ransom 2 On Hold Indefinitely

River City Ransom 2 On Hold Indefinitely

WiiWare release wasn't worth saving

River City Ransom 2 was announced for WiiWare and PC over a year ago, and was slated for release in 2012. Developer Miracle Kidz, however, has now confirmed via Twitter that this on hold indefinitely; this means it may never see the light of day at all. The developer has said that it will continue to focus on...

Feature: Looking Back at Six Years of Wii

Looking Back at Six Years of Wii

Time to say goodbye?

Despite strong first-party support, 2005 marked the beginning of the end for Nintendo’s GameCube, prompting the company to reveal its next system, the Revolution. The next year would see not only the unveiling of the revolutionary Wii Remote, but also the controversial unveiling of Wii; it was perceived by some as outrageous...

News: Gangnam Style Confirmed for Just Dance 4

Gangnam Style Confirmed for Just Dance 4

Ubisoft seems Psy-ched

Ubisoft announced earlier today that Gangnam Style, the number one hit song by South Korean rapper Psy, will soon be available as downloadable content for Just Dance 4. Having attracted more than 490 million views since it first appeared on YouTube in July, Gangnam Style has become one of the most viewed videos on the...

Review: Inazuma Eleven Strikers (Wii)

Inazuma Eleven Strikers (Wii)

Crazy super-duper Strikers!

When it comes to Inazuma Eleven Strikers, don't let any references to football (soccer if you're of the North America persuasion) or the snazzy kits fool you, this isn't a football game. It's a ball game with football-style rules, infused with extravagant special moves and buckets of charm, which is guaranteed to raise an...

News: Disney Paints A New Epic Mickey 2 Trailer

Disney Paints A New Epic Mickey 2 Trailer

Now with 100% more Warren Spector

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two is set to release next month, and to celebrate we've been given a new video which shows off some paint and thinner gameplay. Here's the official blurb: This new video features exciting gameplay as game developer Warren Spector discusses Mickey’s magic paint brush and his...

News: Nintendo Drops Price Of Wii Ahead Of Holiday Season

Nintendo Drops Price Of Wii Ahead Of Holiday Season

Inexpensive family fun this Christmas

Good news for those of you who don't have a Wii, Nintendo is dropping the suggested retail price to $129.99 in advance of the busy holiday shopping season. This new console bundle will be available across the US on October 28th. Both Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort will come included on a single game disc, as...

News: Kylie Sing & Dance Coming To Wii Next Month

Kylie Sing & Dance Coming To Wii Next Month

We just can't get you out of our heads

This year will mark Kylie Minogue's 25th year in music, and what better way to celebrate by singing and dancing the night away with Kylie Sing & Dance for the Wii in November. The game will feature 25 of Aussie starlet’s globally recognised smash hits, including tunes such as ‘Spinning Around’, ‘I...