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Nintendo “preparing” for next console, “a single title” could change fate of Wii U

by Joseph Murphy - on May 15th 2014 - No Comments

Nintendo has revealed they are working on their next video game console and that the firm has “a clear idea to some extent about the direction our next hardware is going to take.” The news comes thanks to a Q&A session held during Nintendo’s annual financial results briefing in which Nintendo’s president Satoru...

Nintendo issues apology for not allowing same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life

by Joseph Murphy - on May 12th 2014 - No Comments

Nintendo has issued a formal apology to the gaming community for failing to include same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life. The firm’s statement, seen below, apologises to the community claiming same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life are now impossible as such a change, through patching for example, would require “a...

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Pokémon Alpha Sapphire announced. Coming November 2014

by Shane Willoughby - on May 7th 2014 - No Comments

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo has announced two new 3DS Pokémon titles in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Both games will launch worldwide in November of this year 2014. Both games will act as updates on the original Game Boy Advance Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire. The official line from Ninty is that “Pokémon...

One Piece Unlimited: World Red confirmed for European release this year

by Shane Willoughby - on Mar 12th 2014 - No Comments

Namco-Bandai will release One Piece Unlimited: World Red in World, North America and Australia later this year. Unlimited: World Red will release on PS3, PS Vita, 3DS and Wii U at an unspecific date later in the year. The game had been tipped for a Western release for some time and it took N-B until today to make it official. Check out...

Nintendo of America reveals free Pokémon X & Y offer to newly registered 3DS owners

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 26th 2014 - No Comments

Nintendo of America has unveiled a new offer for gamers which could see them bag a free copy of Pokemon X & Y. The deal applies to newly registered machines only and asks that you head on over to Nintendo’s US Club Nintendo website, and register your console. From there, you have to own at least one of the six featured games...

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark formally announced, debut trailer released

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 17th 2014 - No Comments

Activision has formally revealed Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark. The game will complement the latest Transformers film which releases this June and sees players jumps between worlds and factions as they hunt “for an ancient relic as powerful as the Matrix of Leadership – the Dark Spark.” According to details, players...

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark for Xbox One and PS4 appears (then disappears) from Amazon

by Shane Willoughby - on Feb 14th 2014 - No Comments

A listing for Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark appeared ever so briefly on Amazon today, suggesting that the robots in disguise have something planned by way of a new game release later this year. Given that a new feature film is in the works, this doesn’t surprise. Nintendo Life spotted the reference, with Amazon’s...

Moon Chronicles’ debut gameplay trailer is here

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 7th 2014 - No Comments

Renegade Kid has released the debut gameplay trailer for their 3DS title Moon Chronicles. The trailer is brief, ending within a minute, but it goes far enough to grant you tidbit information on the plot as you take on the role of Major Kane. The first episode, One Small Step, will be available for $8.99/€6.99 on the NintendoEShop later...

SEGA announces Sonic Boom. Trans-media “new look” Sonic universe planned

by Shane Willoughby - on Feb 6th 2014 - No Comments

SEGA has announced Sonic Boom for Wii U and 3DS, as well as setting out plans for a new sub-universe for the Sonic franchise which will span games, a new TV show and even a line of toys. Sonic Boom, represents a “new look” for Sonic and the Sonic universe, starting off with a game that will end SEGA’s three game exclusivity...

The Legend Of Zelda: Four Swords free for 3DS owners, get the details here

by Joseph Murphy - on Jan 31st 2014 - No Comments

Nintendo has announced all those that own a 3DS are eligible to grab a free copy of The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition. Revealed on the official website, US owners of 3DS and 2DS devices can now grab a copy of the game, free of charge, until Sunday, February the 2nd. The Anniversary Edition is a “special commemorative”...

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 swings in with a new trailer

by Shane Willoughby - on Jan 23rd 2014 - No Comments

Activision and resident Spidey developer Beenox have released a new trailer for movie-game tie in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The trailer shows everyone’s favourite friendly neighbourhood arachnid man do what he does best, kicking ass. The game is due later this year on any number of platforms. The movie of the same name also drops...

Nintendo loses patent infringement case, will pay percent of 3DS sales to Tomita Technologies

by Joseph Murphy - on Jan 7th 2014 - No Comments

After months of deliberation, Tomita Technologies has won their battle against Nintendo. The lawsuit was submitted by Tomita in 2011 and saw the company taking on Nintendo over 3D technology patent that was eventually used in the 3DS. The patent put forward by Tomita, which can be viewed here, dates back as early as 2008 and allows users...

Super Mario Galaxy’s Rosalina joins the Super Smash Bros. roster

by Shane Willoughby - on Dec 18th 2013 - No Comments

Super Mario Galaxy’s Rosalina has been added to the Super Smash Bros fighter roster. Rosalina will fight alongside Luma. Rosalina joins the roster off the back of an appearance as a bonus unlockable character in Super Mario 3D World and as a new challenger on the starting line in the next Mario Kart You can see her in action below....

LEGO The Hobbit gets brand new trailer, see it here

by Joseph Murphy - on Dec 17th 2013 - No Comments

TT Games has released a brand new trailer for LEGO The Hobbit. Seen below, it takes the formula from the movie and throws in the tongue in cheek approach we’ve seen in previous LEGO titles. There’s no firm release date at the moment, but it’s coming next year. It’s already confirmed that, beyond this, we can expect...

The LEGO Movie Videogame gets the VGX trailer treatment

by Shane Willoughby - on Dec 7th 2013 - No Comments

The LEGO Movie Videogame has officially become the first VGX trailer to sneak out ahead of tonight’s award ceremony. The trailer (see below) actually looks pretty cool and even features the dark knight himself Batman. TT Games are once again in charge of development. It’s due in February and every conceivable platform. More...