Tag: Quizzes

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Minecraft?

    Soon to be Smashin'

    With the announcement of Steve, Alex, Zombie and Enderman coming to Smash Bros. Ultimate as DLC Challenger #7, it's the perfect time to test on your Minecraft knowledge. As the best-seling video game of all time, many of you will likely have a deep understanding of the game mined from years of experience, and there'll be a few of...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Kirby?

    Pink and puffy

    A brand new Kirby game has appeared out of nowhere on Nintendo Switch eShop! It's great to see the ravenous little guy back on Switch and we thought it was high time to test your knowledge of the pink puffball with one of our little quizzes while we're playing the game for review. Kirby has appeared in over thirty games since...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Your Indie Games?

    Nindies, darling

    One of the best things about Switch is the enormous library of games from smaller independent developers available on the eShop. Some of them appeared on previous Nintendo platforms and many others made their Nintendo console debut on Switch. Our recent Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight alone featured a whopping 40 upcoming titles, and...

  • Quiz Can You Name All These Super Mario Worlds And Levels?

    To the Mushroom Kingdom, and beyond!

    Over the course of his career, Super Mario has visited many varied worlds. He's travelled the length and breadth of the Mushroom Kingdom, journeyed to faraway islands and rocketed through the final frontier on an odyssey to places both wonderful and strange. As Mario fans, you'll no doubt remember many of them...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Rare And Its Nintendo Games?

    Rare replay

    Veteran developer Rare celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2020. The British studio may be owned by Microsoft these days, but its back catalogue of brilliant games on Nintendo systems mean it will forever be associated with Nintendo in our hearts and minds. The company, a second party Nintendo developer from the mid-'90s, bolstered (and...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Metroid?

    'Y can't Metroid crawl?', for example

    The Mario and Zelda games might be at the very top of the Nintendo franchise tree, but for many fans the Metroid series is right up there alongside them. The moody, explorative adventures of Samus Aran have caught the imagination of many players over the years, and Switch-owning Metroid fans are eager to get...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Luigi?

    Not easy being green

    It's not easy living in the shadow of a more famous, over-achieving sibling. However, despite his brother being the mascot for the company, Nintendo has showered the green-garbed Mario Brother with love and attention over the years, and he's developed a devoted fanbase. He's even taken the starring role in a number of games...

  • Quiz Can You Name These Nintendo Console Games From Their Box Art?

    The devil's in the detail

    Over the years there have been some truly iconic covers for games on Nintendo platforms. Often you only need to catch the most fleeting of glimpses to recognise a classic from your collection. Today we're going to put your Nintendo console box art knowledge to the test! We've selected fifteen great games from Nintendo...

  • Quiz Which Years Were These Classic Nintendo Games Released?

    The Year of the Cart

    After multiple decades in the home console gaming business, Nintendo's library of beloved games are etched in the memories of players across the planet. Most of us will never forget the first time we plugged that shiny new Super Mario World cartridge in the Super Nintendo's slot, or the magical holiday season when we first...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know The Koopalings?

    Super Koopa

    Making their debut in the evergreen classic Super Mario Bros. 3 for NES, the Koopa Kids are a bunch of minions serving at the pleasure of Bowser. Originally believed to be the children of Mario's nemesis, their exact relation to the King of the Koopas is a little hazy these days, with Bowser Jr. being Bowser's only confirmed offspring...

  • Quiz Can You Match These Links To The Zelda Game They're From?

    Links between worlds

    The main hero of the the Legend of Zelda series has appeared in multiple different forms over the years. Cute and cartoon-y, dark and gritty, realistic or impressionistic, but nearly always garbed in green, Link (or whatever you chose to name him in your save file) is always ready with the Master Sword in hand to fight the...

  • Quiz Can You Name These Switch Games From Their Menu Icons?

    Iconic

    The menu icons for your Switch games have become a hot topic amongst certain fans who love to scrutinse them and suggest how they might be improved. It's easy to understand; these images replace box covers as the key art presenting a game to anyone who buys digital, so how it looks on our menu screens is important, right? And with so many...

  • Quiz Can You Name These Super Smash Bros. Fighters?

    A melee-ange of famous fighters

    Nintendo's crossover brawler Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has a sizeable roster of fighters to choose from, and that lineup is growing steadily with the addition of DLC fighters until the end of 2021. With the recent addition of Min Min to the character list, we thought it would

  • Quiz Can You Name The First Game These Famous Characters Appeared In?

    The origins name game

    Often with video game characters it's easy to recall which game they debuted in, or make an educated guess, at least. After all, it's hard to forget the game that introduced Pac-Man to the world, for example. On the other hand, origins and original appearances of famous video game characters can sometimes be a little more...

  • Quiz Can You Name These Animal Crossing Villagers?

    Are you an Animal Crossing superfan?

    How well do you know the roster of residents in Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Below we've mixed images of special characters in with regular residents to test your Animal Crossing character knowledge. The number of villagers on your personal island may be limited to 10, but there are nearly 400 potential animal...

  • Quiz Can You Name These Third-Party Nintendo Games From Just Their Box Art?

    Box clever

    Nintendo consoles are home to some of gaming's best-known franchises, but – like any successful platform – they've also played host to obscure and questionable releases, too. For every Legend of Zelda and Metroid, there are countless other also-ran releases which nobody remembers. Except us, that is, and perhaps you – if you feel...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Nintendo Hardware?

    Think you know Nintendo's hardware history?

    Nintendo has been in the video game hardware business since the 1970s and the company has put out many very successful (and a handful of less successful) consoles in that time. But how well do you know that long line of Nintendo handheld and home consoles? It's time to test your knowledge with our little...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Classic '80s Arcade Games?

    Have you got Pac-Man fever?

    Pac-Man has now reached the ripe old age of 40 - yes, 40! - so we thought it was the perfect time to test your '80s arcade knowledge with a little quiz in honour of the pellet-muncher's birthday. There's nothing too obscure here. Even if you didn't frequent the arcades back in the day (or if you're too young to know what...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know The Legend Of Zelda?

    Hey listen!

    Next year is the 35th anniversary of Nintendo's Legend of Zelda series. Since the very first time we took a sword from an old man in a cave we've journeyed to Hyrule and beyond many, many times to battle monsters, see the sights, catch up with old friends and relax in the company of some of the greatest video game adventures ever made...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Mario?

    They say he's more famous than Mickey Mouse, you know...

    Who could have predicted way back in 1981 that a stocky Italian plumber would become the world's most famous video game character? Following his first appearance in arcade classic Donkey Kong nearly 40 years ago, Mario quickly rose through the ranks of Space Invaders, Pac-Men and Pong paddles...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

    Take our short quiz to find out...

    Welcome all to the inaugural Nintendo Life Quiz! In this new addition to our regular lineup of news, reviews, articles and features, we'll be bringing you fun brain teasers to test your knowledge of the world of video games, and Nintendo in particular. From trending topics to Nintendo history, gaming's greatest...