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  • Nintendo Download 31st January 2013 (North America)

    An awakening, a puddle, underwater exploration and more

    While this week's Nintendo download update for Europe is rather modest, albeit with a long-awaited Wii U release, you lucky North Americans have a broad range of content across every platform. There are demos, retail downloads and some interesting new and retro options, so let's get right to...

  • News NBA 2K13 Demo Now Available In The Euro Wii U eShop

    Hoopin' and hollerin'

    NBA 2K13 has been available in North America since the very start of the Wii U's existence. Europe had to wait a little longer to shoot some hoops, with the game being released earlier this month. Europe has also had to wait longer for a demo, something that's been in the North American Wii U eShop for a while. Well worry not...

  • News Oliver and Spike: Dimension Jumpers Pencilled In For Wii U

    "Ratchet & Clank meets Zelda meets Uncharted"

    Norwegian developer Rock Pocket Games is working on a new project called Oliver and Spike: Dimension Jumpers, and it intends to bring it to Wii U as well as PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The colourful 3D exploration puzzler features a world full of dimensions, and the happenings in each one influences...

  • News Zen Studios Confirms Zen Pinball 2 Launch Tables

    25 either bundled or on individual sale

    Ahead of its release in Europe this week and its arrival "very soon" in North America, Zen Studios has published the list of day one content for Zen Pinball 2 on the Wii U eShop. As expected, with the format following that seen on other consoles — a free download with demos of tables and DLC packages —...

  • News The 90's Arcade Racer Speeds Closer to Wii U

    Update hints at exciting developments ahead

    A little over a week ago we told you about The 90's Arcade Racer, a project from one-man Greek developer Pelikan13 with the goal of creating a new experience inspired by classic arcade racers such as Daytona USA and Sega Rally. In order to get the project over the finishing line for a release this year the...

  • News Pinball Games Contribute to a Revival of Real Tables

    A new generation is getting interested

    While it's often easy for veteran gamers — some of which are part of the Nintendo Life team — to bemoan the loss of some video game traditions, there are occasions where modern trends are good for those with old-fashioned sensibilities. We see old titles given new life on download platforms, for example,...