Some of our long-term readers might remember that on this day four years ago we merged our three Nintendo sitesVC Reviews, WiiWare World and the original Nintendo Life — together to form the new and improved "Nintendo Life".

Since then we've grown our readership to an unprecedented level, and according to ComScore, we're now the largest independent Nintendo site in the world. In 2012 we got over 13 million visits, around 5.5 million unique visits and approximately 37 million page views. That means in 2012 someone, somewhere in the world viewed a page on Nintendo Life every 0.8 seconds. Those are incredible figures, and we naturally couldn't have achieved them without you guys - so thanks.

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank the Nintendo Life team who tirelessly work to bring you some of the best Nintendo news, features and reviews for you to enjoy. We’d also like to thank you for visiting and reading what we have to say — without you we wouldn't be here.

We'd love to hear some of your favourite memories from the old websites if you remember our early days.

Thanks for your continued support - Happy Anniversary!