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  • News Amazon Launches Pokémon Channel For TV Shows And Movies

    Fill your boots

    Amazon has launched a dedicated Pokémon channel for Prime subscribers which grants access to TV shows and movies. At launch the channel offers seasons 2 though to 5 and 10 through to 16. There's also a selection of movies, including Pokemon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2006), Pokemon 3: The Movie (2001)...

  • Random Mario Kart Wii Made Amazon's Top 100 Games In December

    Did you get the right Mario Kart under your tree?

    Christmas 2017 was a bumper one for Nintendo, with the Switch - and its software - selling impressively. However, it would seem that older Nintendo games have benefited from the increased exposure, as Mario Kart Wii - which is almost a decade old - made Amazon's top 100 video game best seller

  • News Amazon's 2017 Best Selling Games List Topped By Nintendo Titles

    There's even a Wii U game in there!

    Amazon has released its 2017 video game best sellers list and the top three titles are all on Switch, amazingly. Super Mario Odyssey is number one, with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Zelda: Breath of the Wild following up in second and third position respectively. Elsewhere, Splatoon 2 is number 7 while&#



  • News Amazon Spain Lists Fire Emblem Fates Complete Edition For Switch With Fan-Made Cover Art

    Then promptly pulls it

    Amazon's Spanish site has set chins wagging by posting a listing for Fire Emblem Fates Complete Edition on the Switch, with a proposed release date of November 17th. The listing - which has since been removed - certainly looked legit, and even featured a gorgeous cover. The trouble is, the cover was quickly revealed to be a...

  • Deals Amazon Prime Day 2017 Round Up

    Handful of deals for your consideration

    So, unless you've been living under a rock for the last few weeks, you'll probably have heard that it is Amazon Prime Day today. Now in its third year, this is the day when the online retail giant offers you even "greater savings than you might find on Black Friday" - at least that's what they claim. ...

  • Deals Pick Up A Nintendo Switch On Amazon US Today

    You just need to be a Prime member

    If you are based in the US and have been struggling to find a Nintendo Switch, then you might want to be quick to hop on this Amazon deal. If you are a Prime customer you can pick one up today for $299.99, but you'll have to like gray joy-con, as the Neon model is much more expensive. If you are not a Prime...












  • News EGX Teams Up With Amazon For The UK's Biggest Gaming Event

    Save up that cash now

    EGX 2016 takes place between the 22nd and 25th of September at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, and if you're attending then you'll be pleased to know that your retail needs during those four days will be fulfilled by online giant Amazon - so bring plenty of pennies, basically. Thanks to the new deal, attendees "will have the...






  • Reminder Amazon-Exclusive Palutena amiibo Orders Open Today in North America

    2pm Pacific, 5pm Eastern

    Whether you're an amiibo collector going for the full set or a Kid Icarus fan in North America with a bit of spare cash, you'll need to get yourself to your Amazon account today. As announced earlier this week, Amazon is running a timed order window to give eager fans the best chance of getting hold of the Palutena amiibo,...

  • News Amazon Confirms Sale Window for Palutena amiibo in North America

    Now it's time to fight! (Over stock)

    Double check that internet connection, sort out your Amazon login details - a date and time has been given for the Palutena amiibo going on sale in North America. As previously reported, Palutena and Dark Pit are retailer exclusives in the region. Dark Pit is a Best Buy exclusive and will only be available in...

  • News Amazon Teases an amiibo Announcement for Monday 13th July

    Those cheeky scamps

    If you're not a Reddit regular it can be a slightly baffling place, but it's an important home for plenty of serious gaming fans. That applies to amiibo enthusiasts, of course, and Amazon is using the platform to tease an announcement related to the figurines for Monday 13th July. The following message and image was posted by...







  • News Pokémon TV App Now Available for Kindle Fire Devices

    Over 700 episodes across 16 seasons!

    Pokémon TV, which débuted on iOS and Android platforms in 2013, is available on Amazon's Kindle Fire devices as of today. The app allows Pokémon fans to catch up on over 700 episodes of the popular anime series starring Ash Ketchum and his perpetual Poké-pal Pikachu. It comes as no surprise that Pokémon TV...






  • News Amazon Promoting Rival Consoles On Nintendo Product Pages

    You know there's also this "Vita" thing...?

    Kotaku’s Jason Schreier has long been intrigued by’s lack of direct supply when it comes to Nintendo consoles. Now he has reported on another unusual habit: the advertising of other brand names on Nintendo consoles’ product pages. Looking up Xbox 360 and PS3 consoles on Amazon shows...


  • News Amazon Lists The Legend Of Zelda: Wind Waker HD For $59.99

    Nintendo taking the full-price route?

    The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD is an updated version of the GameCube classic, which may lead you to assume that Nintendo will follow the example set by HD remakes on other consoles and give the game a lower-than-usual retail price. Of course, that isn't how Nintendo works - recent 3DS remakes for The...


  • News Amazon Instant Video App Hits The Wii Today In North America

    Nice and simple

    Amazon has announced today that its video streaming service, Instant Video, has launched today for Wii consoles across the US. The app can be found in the Wii Shop Channel, and subscribers of the service will gain access to over 145,000 movies, TV shows and documentaries. Prime customers are able to watch over 30,000 of these videos...


  • Feature The Potential of Wii U and Amazon

    More than a games console

    Nintendo has been busy with Wii U promotion in recent weeks, with E3 at the core of a number of interviews and reveals about the system and what it will offer on the day it hits stores. Satoru Iwata has spoken about the console and its GamePad controller becoming the centre of the family living room. An image of four family...

  • News Amazon Removes £199.99 Wii U Listing

    Update: Pre-orders cancelled

    Update: Amazon has cancelled pre-orders for the Wii U, saying "the product was listed in error". Bad luck, everyone. We had a feeling that Amazon listing Wii U for £199.99 was too good to be true, and now the retailer's taken down its cheap listing. The Wii U product page now generates a 404 error, with the


  • News Amazon Suspends 3DS Sales

    Update: All is well

    Second Update: The 3DS is back on sale at Amazon, with no explanation of how the problem was solved. As you were, then. First Update: An Amazon representative had this to say on the matter: “The reason why this is under a review : The flip-screen is loose when its opened, please inform them that Nintendo has confirmed as long...


  • News Amazon Preorders Make the 3DS King of the Jungle

    Most preordered console in the history of

    3DS preorders have not only been record-breaking for Nintendo, because that kind of impact filters down to retailers too. With about a week left to go until the 3DS launches outside of Japan, online retailer has announced that the system has become the most pre-ordered console of...


  • News Wii Speak's Time is Officially Over

    Update: or is it?

    Update: Nintendo UK has contacted Eurogamer to state that, in fact, Wii Speak has not been discontinued. Nintendo's Wii Speak room microphone may not have been the most well-supported of peripherals in its time on the market, and now the machine has an official headset it seems the time to lay Wii Speak to rest is at hand...



  • News Mario Leaps Across the Virtual Pages of Kindle

    Amazon presumably thrilled

    You might have an Amazon Kindle e-reader, but chances are you probably don't: all that reading is understandably off-putting. You know what might brighten it up? Some Mario, of course. That was seemingly the thought process over at Klab, a Japanese company behind a NES emulator for Kindle. Although it's perhaps best not to consider the usefulness of such a programme,..


  • News Wii Dominates 2009 Sales

    Amazon reveal the bestselling video games products of last year have revealed the best selling products in the field of video games for 2009 and hardcore Mario fans will be pleased to learn that the Nintendo Wii has taken the top spot. 2009 was clearly Nintendo’s year with the Wii taking the top eight positions and nine of the top ten...


  • News Amazon Leaks Zelda: Spirit Tracks UK Release Date

    British gamers will be having a Zelda-themed Christmas, according to retailer

    Nintendo has yet to confirm the exact release window for its upcoming DS epic The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks but that hasn't stopped online retail giant Amazon from picking the date anyway. The important day for UK gamers is 4th December, with Amazon selling Link's latest caper for £24.95 (down from a RRP of..