Yesterday a financial newspaper in Japan stated that Nintendo would cease production of the faltering Wii U system by the end of 2016. A Nintendo spokesperson told Japanese news site IT Media that they would continue production of the Wii U from the next quarter and beyond. Nintendo also emphasised that…
UPDATE (23/3/16): Nintendo have stated that this is nothing but a rumour and that they plan to support the Wii U into "2016 and beyond". The Japanese financial newspaper Nikkei has reported that Nintendo plans to cease production on the Wii U console in 2016. More information on the subject comes…
Ahead of the release on Star Fox Zero on April 22, Nintendo is releasing the best iteration of the Star Fox series, Star Fox 64, on Virtual Console on Thursday. This port of the N64 classic is currently available at the discount price of £4.49 until the day before Star…
Wherever there is light, shadows will always exist. That sentiment is echoed often throughout nearly every fairy tale, and The Legend of Zelda series is no different. The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess HD follows the story of two separate worlds, both tainted by the rise of darkness. This time…
Do you own a Wii-U and are looking for something that involves team-work, dungeon crawling and sheer intensity? Do you also want something that's free to play? Well, if so you better step up and get yourselves ready for the beta of Lost Reavers. Lost Reavers is a four player co-op game…
If you are looking to bring some more gaming into your world then Google have you covered. Link can currently be found traversing Google Maps in place of their usual orange street view helper. Too see Link in action go onto Google Maps today and you'll find a little Link…
After being long rumoured to be in development, a new console Paper Mario is coming to the Wii U, named Paper Mario Colour Splash. Set on Prism Island, Paper Mario Colour Splash sees Mario fighting against a colour draining menace which seeks to turn this rainbow island into a land…
It has been just over five months since the last Nintendo Direct was broadcast. Although we have seen Super Smash Bros. and Pokemon themed special presentations in December and February respectively, the last Nintendo Direct in November 2015 revealed Cloud as a playable character in Super Smash Bros, the confirmation…
It has been nearly three years since the last new Pokemon games were released on Nintendo 3DS, and now it appears that the next generation is about to begin. Some intrepid gaming fans have found two new titles in the Pokemon franchise, namely Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon, after looking…
Every major console manufacturer has their own budget range to offer their best selling titles at a reduced price after a certain period of time. Sony have the Platinum label, Microsoft has the Classics and Nintendo have their Selects. Fans of the Mario development team will be pleased to learn that the Nintendo…
It's something members of the FGC have been waiting for since July of last year. With the overwhelming success of EVO 2015 and the continued growth of fighting games, all eyes have been on the EVO staff to finally announce what games will be making an appearance at this year's…
The revival of one of the greatest Smash Bros tournaments has just happened and my god, what a resurrection. We have upsets across the board, nail biting sets and Oddshots up the wazoo, as Smashers from all over the world clashed in 3 different games for the title of Genesis…
In the ongoing 20th anniversary celebration of the original Pokemon games, Nintendo have announced that Pokken Tournament will be ready to fight on the 18th of March. Pokken Tournament is a 1v1 fighting game, where many of your favourite Pokemon gear up to beat the ever-loving tar out of each…
As we approach the end of Smash 4’s developmental life cycle and have had just over a year with the game, I think it is a good a time as any to have a look back over this year and just take stock of all the changes we’ve seen, as…
The hype train is fuelled with hundreds of Shovel Knight amiibo and it’s on course for its final destination, so let’s speculate on 5 things to expect from tomorrow’s final Direct dedicated to Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS. This list will be a mix of pretty standard…
Back in the days of the Nintendo Wii, a game by former SEGA employees under the name of Rodea was in development. For reasons unknown, it never received a release outside of Japan, but thanks to the efforts of NIS America and Kadokawa Games, Rodea the Sky Solider has landed…
We seem to be coming to the end of the developmental road for Sm4sh, as Nintendo have announced that the last dedicated Smash Bros Direct will air at 10pm on Tuesday 15th. This Direct will be headed up by Mr Sakurai himself and will detail Cloud and more, according to…
Cloud is coming to Super Smash Bros?! What is this sorcery? In an announcement literally nobody saw coming, Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy VII is coming to Super Smash Bros, complete with a Midgar stage, Chocobo Mii Costumes and an alt skin from Advent Children. He seems to a Limit…
It's finally back. After there being much speculation about the future of the Nintendo Direct streams after the unfortunate passing of Satoru Iwata earlier this year, Nintendo has decided to keep the program alive, with the first presentation under new president Tatsumi Kimishima happening this Thursday. This Direct will focus…
In a new trailer released by Nintendo today, it has been revealed to no great surprise that there will be amiibo support for Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash. Scanning amiibos in will create AI controlled characters for you to play against in the offline Knockout Challenge mode. They can also be…
Halloween is fast approaching and we all know what the means. It's time to dust off those survival horror classics and play them into the small hours of the morning. This year however, you may be looking for something new to sink your teeth into and Nintendo may just have…