Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey News
News New Trademark Suggests The Mario & Luigi Series Is Making A Comeback
Is Nintendo moving on?
In October 2019, AlphaDream filed for bankruptcy after poor sales of the 3DS title Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey at the start of the year. It raised many questions about the future of the Mario & Luigi series, which started out life during the Game Boy Advance generation. If you've been...
News Mario & Luigi RPG Dev AlphaDream Files For Bankruptcy
After finding itself 465 million yen in debt
AlphaDream, the Japanese game development studio behind the Mario & Luigi RPG series and several other titles on Nintendo platforms, has filed for bankruptcy. The news comes from Yahoo! Japan, which reports that the company's revenue has been disappointing as of late with development costs...
News New Game Discounts And A Spooky Boo Theme Appear In The Latest My Nintendo Rewards (Europe)
There's a Link theme, too
The latest batch of My Nintendo game discounts for Europe has now gone live, giving players the usual chance to grab a handful of games at discounted prices. There are five games on offer in total, including a couple of Inazuma Eleven games and one each for Mario and Zelda. As always, you can take advantage of these...
News Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story Patch Fixes Game-Breaking Bug, But Introduces New Issue
Back in February, Nintendo issued a patch for Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey to fix a bug which had been known to essentially break players' save files. In an odd turn of events, this patch has actually brought with it a brand new issue, breaking one of the game's other features. Originally, if Mario was...
News It's That Time Of Year Again, Happy MAR10 Day!
How are you celebrating?
We hope you're feeling all jolly and festive, folks, because today is Mario Day! Yes, as we're sure a lot of you lovely readers will know by now, Nintendo has adopted 10th March as being a special day for its famous moustachioed mascot. Why? Well, because 'MAR 10' looks a bit like 'Mario', and a better reason isn't...
News Why Bowser Jr. Got His Own Adventure In Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story On 3DS
Growing up in his father's shadow
In the January issue of Nintendo Dream, the Japanese magazine had the opportunity to talk with the development team behind Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey for 3DS. When asked about why Bowser Jr. was selected as the protagonist for the brand-new side campaign, the team explained how...
News Mario & Luigi Developer AlphaDream Seeking Production Assistant
Remember in July last year when it was reported AlphaDream was recruiting for game development on Switch, smartphone devices and also PlayStation 4? Well, the Japan-based company is now seeking a Production Assistant to help progress game software development, according to a listing on its official website. AlphaDream is best known for...
News Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey Is One Of The Worst-Selling Mario Games To Date
No 3DS love?
Recent 3DS title Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey has had a pretty rough launch period, with early sales showing that it is currently sitting amongst the worst-selling Mario titles ever released. In its home region of Japan, Mario & Luigi: BIS + BJJ (how do you shorten the name of this thing?!) has...
News Nintendo Fixes Game-Breaking Bug In Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story
When Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey was released on the 3DS last month, some users encountered a game-breaking bug. If you lost Mario from your party in the Nimble Woods area of the game and then went back a screen to save your progress, the game would glitch out and Luigi would be unable to move...
Nintendo Download 24th January (Europe)
Mario & Luigi! Atari Flashback Classics! Cursed Castilla EX!
The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail - New Releases: Atari Flashback...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (January 19th)
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
Congratulations everyone, we've made it to yet another weekend! As is tradition, members of Team Nintendo Life have gathered together to talk about our weekend plans. Featuring games ranging from Mario's latest platforming adventure to digital versions of trading card games, you can find our entries below...
News Game-Breaking Bug Found In Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story On 3DS
Hopefully a fix is on the way
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey has been out for a week on the 3DS in the US now and already a major game-breaking bug has been found. According to a post over on Reddit by the user FrankCopper, when you lose Mario from your party in the Nimble Woods area of the game and then go back a...
Feature The Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story Team On Remaking A Beloved Classic
Forgotten cameos, unused art and... fat Bowser?
With Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey having released recently on the 3DS, we felt it was high time for a closer look at the now decade-old DS classic. We were lucky enough to get the chance to sit down with the teams from Nintendo and AlphaDream to discuss what it's like...
Nintendo Download 10th January (North America)
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Tales of Vesperia and Double Cross!
The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Nintendo Switch retail: New Super...
News Disappointing 3DS Software Sales Show The Console's Slow Death In Japan
Major titles underperforming
We love the 3DS here at Nintendo Life - the handheld system is arguably up with there with Nintendo's very best in terms of its software library - but it's hard to deny that the now almost-eight-year-old machine is well and truly on the verge of dying, with recent sales dropping by a significant amount across the board...
Video Bowser Gets A Scary Check-Up In The Latest Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story Trailer
We hope he got a sticker
Nintendo has shared a new trailer for Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey, giving us a behind-the-scenes look at the moment the poor beasty lizard realised he'd somehow swallowed two whole plumbers. Yikes. The game is set to arrive on Nintendo 3DS on 11th January in North America and 25th...
News New Website For Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story On 3DS Reveals Multiple Gameplay Videos
Not long now until launch
Things have gotten relatively quiet on the 3DS front as of late, but a welcome trickle of first-party titles has been giving us more than enough reason to keep our portable machines close by in recent months. One 3DS title still on the horizon is Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey, which was...
News 3DS Remake Of Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story Arrives Next January
New side story included
The 3DS announcements made during the most recent Nintendo Direct might have been brief, but at least owners of the beloved portable system have something to look forward to in the near future. Following the reveal of Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr's Journey earlier this year in May, Nintendo's latest...
News Mario & Luigi Developer AlphaDream Recruiting Graphic Designers For Switch And Smartphone Projects
AlphaDream - best known for its work on the Mario & Luigi game series over the years - has recently updated its official website. In the recruitment section, there are job listings referencing the Nintendo Switch, along with game development for smartphones and also the PlayStation 4. The Japan-based developer is specifically...
News Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story Is Back On Nintendo 3DS With Added Content
"Bowser Jr.’s Journey"
Adding to the seemingly never-ending avalanche of news from yesterday's Nintendo Direct, the presentation revealed that Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey will be arriving on Nintendo 3DS in 2019 - securing a whole other year for the handheld console's life in the process. Mario & Luigi:...