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E3 2014: Bayonetta 2 Comes With The Original Game, As Well As Link And Samus Costumes

Bayonetta 2 Comes With The Original Game, As Well As Link And Samus Costumes

Launching October

Remember Bayonetta 2? It was shown off at last year's E3, but still isn't out yet. However, Nintendo and Platinum Games have made the wait a little more bearable by confirming that it will come bundled with the original title — which first released on the PS3 and Xbox 360 — as well as Link and Samus costumes to unlock in the...

E3 2014: Monolith's X Becomes Xenoblade Chronicles X, Locked In For 2015 Release

Monolith's X Becomes Xenoblade Chronicles X, Locked In For 2015 Release

Space battles, massive robots, what's not to like?

X has a new name: Xenoblade Chronicles X. The new title was confirmed during today's E3 Digital Event, along with fresh footage which shows epic space battles and massive mechs. Aside from the new title, Nintendo confirmed that the game will be coming in 2015, crushing hopes of a western release...

E3 2014: Wii U Legend Of Zelda Revealed, Confirmed For 2015 Release

Wii U Legend Of Zelda Revealed, Confirmed For 2015 Release

Open world Zelda shown off at E3

Nintendo has shown the first footage of The Legend of Zelda title for the Wii U during its E3 Digital Event. The game boasts a massive open world, a cel-shaded art style and what appears to be some particularly dynamic combat — but no title as yet. The only other confirmed info is that the game is due for release...

E3 2014: Yoshi's Woolly World Details Revealed During Nintendo Digital Event

Yoshi's Woolly World Details Revealed During Nintendo Digital Event

Nintendo pulls the wool over your eyes in the most beautiful way

New details, gameplay footage and even a new title for previously announced Wii U title Yarn Yoshi - now known as Yoshi's Woolly World. The new title sports a beautiful woollen aesthetic, one which — dare we say — looks almost lifelike in terms of textures. The gameplay itself is...

E3 2014: Nintendo Reveals Project Guard GamePad Tower Defence Concept

Nintendo Reveals Project Guard GamePad Tower Defence Concept

Classed only as "experimental" by Miyamoto

A new GamePad-centric prototype game, Project Guard, has inadvertently been revealed by TIME, after it – ironically enough – published an exclusive interview with Shigeru Miyamoto ahead of time. The article has since been pulled, however, we were able to discover a few titbits about the experimental...

E3 2014: Shigeru Miyamoto Confirms Star Fox for Wii U

Shigeru Miyamoto Confirms Star Fox for Wii U

"It’s been maybe 6 to 10 months that we’ve been experimenting with it"

In a shock reveal less than two hours before Nintendo's Digital Event, Time has published — and it seems is attempting to pull down — an interview and hands-on time with a new Star Fox title for Wii U. One of the most demanded franchises is actually coming to Wii U, but...

Talking Point: What We Expect From Nintendo at E3 2014

What We Expect From Nintendo at E3 2014

Hype train incoming

The Nintendo Digital Event is just hours away, which means forged MK8 DLC images and many more besides that we've ignored will be consigned to another year of irrelevance. Nintendo will lay out its major projects for the remainder of 2014 and, we suspect, one or two of the biggest titles of 2015. With its current gen rivals in a...

Feature: Our Hopes and Dreams for E3 2014

Our Hopes and Dreams for E3 2014

Let's be optimists

With E3 mania well and truly underway, it's time to get some predictions out of our systems. We'll be pulling together a 'realistic' set of expectations before the main event, but in this article three members of our team based in HQ share what they want to see from Nintendo this year. Some of these hopes are realistic, others...

E3 2014: Nintendo Reveals A Slew of New Trailers for Previously Announced Games

Nintendo Reveals A Slew of New Trailers for Previously Announced Games

And there's a lot of them!

It's that time of the year where the video game industry goes absolutely bonkers for a few days and unveils a ton of new information about upcoming games for various systems and devices. In true keeping with this tradition, Nintendo of America has uploaded a shed-load of new trailers for previously announced Wii U and 3DS...

Feature: Our Top 10 Wii U Retail Games - Summer 2014

Our Top 10 Wii U Retail Games - Summer 2014

Our favourites so far

With E3 2014 right around the corner, Nintendo seems set to prioritise the Wii U in its Digital Event, subsequent coverage and, of course, the Super Smash Bros. Invitational. The 3DS will have a role to play, of course, but many eyes are on Nintendo's home console to see how it'll capitalise on the recent success of Mario Kart...

News: GameCube-Style Wii U Controller, the WaveDash, Seeks Kickstarter Funding

GameCube-Style Wii U Controller, the WaveDash, Seeks Kickstarter Funding

It's wireless and will act like a Wii U Pro Controller

Not long ago Nintendo excited a lot of loyal fans by unveiling The GameCube Controller Adapter for Wii U, the reveal of which was tied with details of the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Invitational at E3 2014. Of course, that's all about plugging in existing controllers, and a company from LA has...

News: Spider-Man's Sworn Enemy Venom Revealed In Wii U Disney Infinity 2.0 Pack

Spider-Man's Sworn Enemy Venom Revealed In Wii U Disney Infinity 2.0 Pack

Another Marvel favourite

As we approach E3, news of all things Nintendo comes thick and fast — in fact, you never quite know where it’s going to pop up next. Today we had news of a Wii U Disney Infinity 2.0 pack including Venom. Venom is one of Spider-Man's arch-enemies and is a slightly unusual character – not least as the name has belonged...

Play: Mario Kart 8 With Nintendo Life in a 10 Hour Community Tournament

Mario Kart 8 With Nintendo Life in a 10 Hour Community Tournament

Bring it on

As you may have seen recently, we've opened the round-the-clock Nintendo Life GP in Wii U racer Mario Kart 8, and since its launch two days ago hundreds of players have jumped in for some races. That's a rolling tournament with no real rules or winners, it's just for fun. We've decided that an old-fashioned Community session is needed,...