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Talking Point: Nintendo's Innovative E3 Approach is a Breath of a Fresh Air

Nintendo's Innovative E3 Approach is a Breath of a Fresh Air

Going its own way

As this article goes live Nintendo's Treehouse team will be well into its second day of live demonstrations, showing off projects and titles revealed in the Nintendo Digital Event. It's an approach from Nintendo to offer rolling coverage and continually seize attention, while the company has fulfilled an obligation for a major...

E3 2014: Quickfire Shigeru Miyamoto Video Focuses On His Three GamePad Projects

Quickfire Shigeru Miyamoto Video Focuses On His Three GamePad Projects

Watch a player's face as they play Star Fox...

Nintendo is slowly waking up for day two of E3, and has released a snappy video featuring Shigeru Miyamoto that's focused on his GamePad-centric projects. It was formally stated to investors in January that the Director and lead designer would be tasked with developing experiences to accentuate the...

E3 2014: Three Different Modes Detailed for Star Fox Wii U

Three Different Modes Detailed for Star Fox Wii U

An outside developer may be enlisted to hit 2015 release target

The reveal of Star Fox for Wii U has been a relatively extraordinary occurrence so far at E3, as it was inadvertently leaked by TIME and then, peculiarly, not considered ready for demonstration in the Nintendo Treehouse broadcast. As a result, there's no useful footage — the screen...

E3 2014: PDP Shows Off its New GameCube-Styled Wired Fight Pad For Wii U and Wii

PDP Shows Off its New GameCube-Styled Wired Fight Pad For Wii U and Wii

More ways to smash

PDP has taken the golden opportunity that is E3 2014 to show off its upcoming Wired Fight Pad for Wii U and Wii, and they're bound to turn the heads of many long-time Nintendo fans. Clearly designed to capitalise on Super Smash Bros. for Wii U's impending release, these remodelled versions of the Classic Controller (not to be...

Feature: All Of The Vital Super Smash Bros. Roundtable Details, As Pac-Man Joins The Fight

All Of The Vital Super Smash Bros. Roundtable Details, As Pac-Man Joins The Fight

Our man at E3 on Mii customisation, Amiibo and more

Below is a detailed summary from the recently held Super Smash Bros. roundtable, presented by Masahiro Sakurai, as we highlight the most important details and question answers. Once Masahiro Sakurai took to the stage to begin the roundtable, it didn't take long for him to drop the biggest news...

E3 2014: Time for Another Blowout of Nintendo Videos

Time for Another Blowout of Nintendo Videos

Because we don't want to miss anything

It's been a manic day so far, yet Nintendo has unveiled some footage and trailers that's not appeared in its Digital Event or follow-up articles. Clearly it's time to resolve that. There are a host of additional trailers to enjoy, covering retail and download titles on both Wii U and 3DS. Without further ado,...

E3 2014: Zelda Wii U Looks So Great You Really Should Put It On Your Desktop

Zelda Wii U Looks So Great You Really Should Put It On Your Desktop

Wallpaper ahoy!

If you're like us then you're probably still recovering from that gorgeous Legend of Zelda Wii U footage shown off during Nintendo's E3 Digital Event. The forthcoming game looks amazing, but 2015 feels so far away — so what better way to make the wait a little less painful than to furnish your desktop with one of these beautiful...

E3 2014: Wii U eShop Version of Bayonetta 2 Does Not Come with the First Game

Wii U eShop Version of Bayonetta 2 Does Not Come with the First Game

Two-player online multiplayer also confirmed

A small disclaimer found at the bottom of the Bayonetta 2 official website has revealed that the Nintendo eShop version of the game will not include the Wii U port of the original title that was released back in 2010. Before you reach for your pitchforks, it's worth noting that the text may simply be...

E3 2014: New Mario Vs. Donkey Kong Title Marching For Wii U In 2015

New Mario Vs. Donkey Kong Title Marching For Wii U In 2015

Share puzzles and reward creators on Miiverse

There's a mini-puzzle revolution headed for Wii U next year, as the ever-popular Mario Vs. Donkey Kong series makes its home console debut. The latest entry currently goes by the working title of Mario Vs. Donkey Kong, and will feature the same charming toy characters as always with a little extra HD...

E3 2014: Nintendo Rolls Out New Kirby Game Trailer For Wii U

Nintendo Rolls Out New Kirby Game Trailer For Wii U

From canvas to clay

As a surprise announcement slipped in between the vast Hyrule Warriors and the mighty Xenoblade Chronicles X during today's Digital Event, Nintendo showed us a glimpse at Kirby's next outing set to take place on Wii U. Stylus at the ready! Following Yoshi's Woolly trend of creative new art styles, the adventure seems to be set...

E3 2014: Nintendo Confirms New 'Retro' GameCube Controller and Adapter Pricing

Nintendo Confirms New 'Retro' GameCube Controller and Adapter Pricing

Special Super Smash Bros. bundle to also launch

Following its Digital Event at E3, Nintendo has released additional details into the wild, with exciting news for Super Smash Bros. fans with a love for the GameCube controls. Nintendo revealed the GameCube Controller Adapter for Wii U just recently, and has now also announced that it'll arrive (with...

E3 2014: Devil's Third Confirmed As Wii U Exclusive

Devil's Third Confirmed As Wii U Exclusive

Ex-Team Ninja boss Tomonobu Itagaki is now working with Nintendo

Former Team Ninja boss and Ninja Gaiden chief Tomonobu Itagaki has revealed to IGN that his next game is coming to the Wii U as an exclusive release. Being developed by Valhalla Game Studios and running on the same game engine as Darksiders II, Devil's Third is an action title whi

E3 2014: Palutena to Descend From the Heavens to Join Super Smash Bros.

Palutena to Descend From the Heavens to Join Super Smash Bros.

Divine Intervention

Kid Icarus fans will be delighted to learn that Palutena, the Goddess of Light from the classic Nintendo series, will be making a playable appearance in the upcoming Super Smash Bros games for Wii U and 3DS. Showcased during Nintendo's Digital Event, gameplay footage revealed the divine being's impressive move set. The footage...

E3 2014: Mario Maker Officially Announced for Wii U, Coming 2015

Mario Maker Officially Announced for Wii U, Coming 2015

Let'sa build whole new stages!

It appeared in a grainy, slightly dodgy looking photo earlier this week, but it turns out that the rumours were true after all; Mario Maker has been announced for Wii U and will be arriving on the system next year. Similar in concept to popular PlayStation series LittleBigPlanet, Mario Maker enables players to build...

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...