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Monday17th Mar 2014

  • News Yoshi's New Island Makes UK Chart Début in 12th Place

    Avoids getting egg on its face

    Last week brought us the launch of Yoshi's New Island, which was met with a decidedly mixed critical reaction. Despite that its success rests not in reviews but in the final results — its performance at retail and, of course, on the eShop. We have a chance to gauge part of its early performance courtesy of the weekly...

Friday14th Mar 2014

Tuesday11th Mar 2014

Sunday9th Mar 2014

Thursday6th Mar 2014

Wednesday5th Mar 2014

Saturday1st Mar 2014

  • Video What Could Super Mario Galaxy Look Like In HD?

    We give a Wii classic the High Definition treatment

    While many other console owners made the leap into HD with the launch of the Xbox 360 and PS3 many years ago, Nintendo fans had to wait a little longer — lest we forget, the entire Wii era was spent in Standard Definition. This got us thinking — what would some of the Wii's best games look like...

Thursday27th Feb 2014

Wednesday26th Feb 2014

  • News New and Sealed Xenoblade Chronicles Copies Available in North America

    A rare opportunity

    For a Wii game released in 2012 in North America (2011 in Europe), Xenoblade Chronicles has shown an impressive ability to remain relevant to enthusiastic Nintendo gamers. Its limited run in Nintendo of America's domain took on a controversial tone when retailer GameStop began charging $89.99 for copies, while there were even...

Tuesday11th Feb 2014

  • News Nintendo Patented an "Illumination Device" for Gaming Use

    A little mood lighting, perhaps?

    Nintendo has proven itself a company willing to buck standard conventions and try out new concepts. Some ideas, such as dual screens and motion controls, become a solid entry into gaming culture. Others may never leave the drawing board. A Nintendo patent that was filed in September 2010 and widely spotted today...

Tuesday4th Feb 2014

  • Rumour Disney Infinity 2 Coming To Wii U, But Not Wii

    Job listing appears to confirm sequel is on the way

    Last year, we saw Disney Infinity hit multiple formats and impress with both its toy-based gameplay and commercial performance. Unsurprisingly for such a high-profile, family-friendly franchise, it would appear that Disney is keen to turn the series into a yearly event; a new job listing seems to...

Monday3rd Feb 2014

Friday31st Jan 2014

Thursday30th Jan 2014

Monday27th Jan 2014

Wednesday15th Jan 2014

Monday6th Jan 2014

Sunday29th Dec 2013

Tuesday10th Dec 2013

Wednesday4th Dec 2013

Friday29th Nov 2013

  • News Rune Factory Developer Neverland Closes Its Doors

    Where now for Rune Factory 5?

    After a sluggish financial performance due to business changes, Rune Factory developer Neverland has announced it will be closing its doors. The Japanese company made the announcement via its official website, explaining that its financial status had deteriorated considerably in recent times. After failing to raise the...

  • News Black Friday Madness Arrives in the UK, Too

    Plenty of Nintendo options to consider

    Black Friday used to be a single insane shopping day mainly limited to North America, potentially causing bemusement in other parts of the world seeing footage of enormous crowds fighting over discounted nappies. But still, like all things that make retailers and companies lots of money it's expanded, to the...

Friday15th Nov 2013

Wednesday13th Nov 2013

Friday8th Nov 2013

  • News Famitsu Reveals Japan's Best Selling Games Of The 21st Century

    New Super Mario Claims Top Spot

    Japanese video game publication Famitsu has just unveiled the top 100 Best Selling Video Games in Japan for the 21st Century (the period 1st January 2001 until 29th September 2013), and as expected Nintendo games feature heavily, with nine of the top ten games being for Nintendo platforms — seven of which are for...

Thursday7th Nov 2013

  • News Nintendo Releases Handy Wii U Comparison Chart

    Spot the difference

    Since its launch, consumers — and even some retailers — have had trouble differentiating between the Wii U and its older sibling, the Wii. In a move to help consumers clearly distinguish between the two consoles, Nintendo has distributed a comparison chart detailing the different features of the Wii U and the Wii. The chart...

Monday4th Nov 2013