WarioWare Gold News
Random Wario Really Wanted You To Shop At TESCO In 2009
Every little helps 'n' all that
If you cast your minds back to the mid 2000s, you'll remember that the WarioWare series was just starting to take off, with the launch of WarioWare Inc.: Mega Microgame$! in 2003 making a big splash on GBA. The earlier titles in the series didn't feature much voice acting, and it wasn't until the 3DS entry WarioWare...
News Nintendo Wants To Know If You Would Fork Out $50 For A New WarioWare Game
In the words of Wario, "this money's mine!"
One series many Nintendo fans would love to see the return of during the Switch generation is WarioWare. The microgames would arguably be perfect with the system's touch controls and Joy-Con controllers, so when is it going to happen? While we've unfortunately got nothing to share about a new WarioWare...
Video WarioWare Could Have So Much Potential On Switch
So why hasn't it happened yet?
When you hear the words 'irreverent rapid fire microgames played in quick succession', you hopefully think of WarioWare because we're not sure there's much else that fits that description. These games have always taken advantage of the hardware available to the consoles they're on, from the Wii Remote to the DSi...
UK Charts WarioWare Gold Leaps From 827th To Fifth In Very Successful Week For 3DS
Here's one for the grandkids...
UK chart data is now in for the week ending 18th January, revealing that the good old 3DS has had a pretty cracking week in the country. The biggest talking point here is WarioWare Gold, which has managed to climb all the way up to fifth position out of absolutely nowhere. According to GamesIndustry.biz, the game was...
Feature Nintendo E3 2019 - What Are You Hoping For?
New IP? Returning favourites? Reggie's replacement?
As LA slumbers ahead of the first day of E3 2019, us Europeans are already up and hyped for this evening's Nintendo Direct. We've already seen some presentations, with big ones from Ubisoft and Square Enix last night providing some Switch-based announcements, as you can see from the main page of...
News Get Discounts On Zelda, Metroid, Splatoon And More With The Latest European My Nintendo Rewards
Some real greats included this time
The latest batch of My Nintendo game discounts for Europe has now gone live, giving players the usual chance to grab some 3DS and Wii U games at discounted prices. There are a grand total of eleven games up for grabs this time around, split into two groups. Nintendo describes the second group as a collection of...
News Wario's Latest Microgame Collection On 3DS Wasn't Just A Quick Money Grab
There was a serious selection process
WarioWare Gold on the 3DS is arguably the definitive Warioware collection with the inclusion of the best 300 microgames covering every title in the series from the original 2003 Game Boy Advance release to the slightly more recent 2013 Wii U game. As fantastic as the new microgame collection is, there are...
News Nintendo Developer Talks About The Process Behind WarioWare's Nose-Picking Game
A good pick
If you're a fan of the WarioWare series, you'll no doubt be aware that the games feature a strange and often rather comical collection of minigames that you wouldn't usually see in a 'normal' release. Among the countless oddities that players will have experienced is Gold Digger - a nose-picking minigame that has appeared in several...
News Poor Old Wario Had Just Two Days To Top The NPD Game Charts In July
Now who's laughing?
The new 3DS game WarioWare Gold had just two days to make an impact in NPD's video game sales charts for the month of July. In the end, Wario wasn't even able to make it into the top 20 best-selling games of the month, and on the 3DS chart, placed third behind Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. Like Switch sales, digital...
Video The Complete History Of WarioWare
Time to celebrate all things Wario
Ah, Wario. Whether you know him from his debut back in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins, as a playable party-goer in the Mario Party series, or as a larger-than-life racer in Mario Kart, Wario has become a very familiar face in the Nintendo world. Of course, the pink-nosed antagonist also has his own series...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (August 18th)
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
Another weekend is well and truly upon us, so what better time to discuss our weekend gaming plans - and then actually go and play them, of course! This time around, we've got RPGs, whacky minigame collections, older classics, retro goodness, and more, but what about you? Read through the Nintendo Life team's...
News Dataminer Uncovers Early Cutscene Frames Within WarioWare Gold Game Files
Wario's hijacked the eShop, Nintendo's Twitter account and even issued his own press release in celebration of WarioWare Gold arriving on the 3DS. Overall, it's been an effective way of reminding everyone games are still actually being released on the system. Now, website Gaming Reinvented reports an equally as naughty...
Random Nintendo Finally Confirms The Correct Pronunciation For 'NES'
Take your bets
One debate that has been present for decades now across social media, on Nintendo Life's very own comment sections, and even in - you know - real life communication, is the correct pronunciation of 'NES'. Yes, the NES, or Nintendo Entertainment System, is home to the beginnings of so many classic Nintendo franchises like Super Mario...
Nintendo Download 2nd August (North America)
Overcooked 2, Dead Cells and Flipping Death!
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 a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Nintendo Switch: Overcooked 2 (Team 17, Tue...
News WarioWare Gold Just Squeezes Into UK Top 40 As Crash Bandicoot's Chart Supremacy Continues
The UK is still loving Crash
Showing absolutely no signs of slowing down, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy has kept hold of its number one chart position in the UK for a fifth consecutive week. It was a quieter-than-usual week in the UK gaming retail space this week, with a lack of truly major new releases or huge physical sales - like last week's...
Nintendo Download 26th July (Europe)
Friday is the new Thursday
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 a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop - New Releases: Mega Man X Legacy Collection (Capcom,...
News The Good Old Wii U Lives On As A Virtual Boy Replacement In WarioWare Gold
You can't keep a good console down
Recently, we covered some newly released trailers for the upcoming 3DS release of WarioWare Gold in Japan. Eagle-eyed Twitter user SMWikiOfficial spotted something in the main WarioWare Gold trailer which gave us a good chuckle: This scene is from the 'Gamer' minigame in WarioWare Gold. Fans of the...
Video Japanese WarioWare Gold Trailer Is Four Minutes Of Microgame Insanity
Weird, wacky and wonderful
WarioWare Gold is out next month on the 3DS and in preparation for the release, Nintendo’s Japanese YouTube account has uploaded a new four-minute overview trailer of the game. The recent demo made available on the 3DS eShop at the start of this month allowed players to go hands-on with Wario's latest outing, and this...
News A Free Demo Of WarioWare Gold Is Available To Download Right Now
Game will feature a fully-voiced story
A free demo for WarioWare Gold is now available to download from the European Nintendo 3DS eShop. Coming exclusively to 3DS, WarioWare Gold has players pressing buttons, tilting the system, using the touchscreen, and blowing into the microphone through 300 typically-wacky microgames in what has been described...
News New European My Nintendo Rewards Include Discounts On Zelda And EarthBound
Also WarioWare, Virtual Console & wallpapers
Another month brings another collection of rewards for players to redeem on My Nintendo. We've already seen North America's new selection, which is very heavily focused on Zelda goodies, but now it's time for those of us in Europe to see what's on offer. This month sees a total of four discounts, with...
Rumour New Wario Land Trademark Suggests New Instalment Might Be In The Works
Super Wario Odyssey
It was only a couple of weeks ago that we were treated to the shock announcement of a new WarioWare - WarioWare Gold, to be precise - and on 3DS no less. But if a slew of recent trademarks filed by Nintendo are anything to go by, a new Wario Land could well be in the works. Nine trademarks were filed in total,...
Feature The Big Nintendo Direct Summary - 8th March
The first big Direct of 2018 pulled no punches
Following the brief yet packed Nintendo Direct Mini back in January, we entered this month's proper-sized Nintendo Direct with equal amounts of excitement and anticipation. What we got were a handful of rumours proved true - including South Park: The Fractured But Whole and Crash Bandicoot N...