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Alex Seedhouse

Alex's early adoration for Nintendo began with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land. This developed over the years, later peaking when he hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Nowadays, his enthusiasm is shared through Nintendo Insider, a place in which he can document his thoughts regarding the big N.

Adventure Is Reborn In The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

It is the small touches that allow The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to captivate so readily. Squirrels scramble up trees, lizards scurry underfoot, and blades of grass gently sway with the wind as you energetically bound across Hyrule’s open plains. Here is an adventure that not only promises to be so grandiose in scale but breaks free from many of the conventions that have seemingly ...

Miyamoto Comments On The Secrecy Around Nintendo NX

Microsoft and Sony will break the traditional console cycle by releasing improved hardware in Project Scorpio and PlayStation 4 ‘Neo.’ But, one company whose near future remains shrouded in secrecy is Nintendo. We know that Nintendo NX, their undisclosed “dedicated game platform,” will release worldwide in March 2017. But, some nine months until it arrives, we’re stil...

Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games [Wii U]

Taking place in Rio de Janeiro, host city of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games features over 30 playable characters, the ability to play as your Mii, and plenty of frantic four-player multiplayer action to enjoy with friends and family, including the new Duel Events, which give familiar sports a classic Mario & Sonic twist. Rugby Sevens is one of th...

Nintendo eShop Update: 30th June 2016 (Europe)

This week’s European Nintendo eShop update is in, delivering new content to entertain you across Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Special Offers (Wii U) 99 Moves, EnjoyUp Games – £1.34 (€1.49) until 28th July 2016, normally £2.29 (€2.49) Abyss, EnjoyUp Games – £1.34 (€1.49) until 28th July 2016, normally £1.79 (€1.99) Joe’s Diner, Joindots – £3.77 (€4.99) until 14th July 2016,...

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Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Review

Worlds collide in Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, a kaleidoscopic crossover that masterfully blends elements associated with Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem into a near-perfect whole. This collaborative effort between ATLUS and Nintendo has certainly been a long time coming, having first been announced way back in January 2013’s Nintendo Direct. Both parties have been open about the early chal...

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

Forget everything you know about The Legend of Zelda games. Step into a world of discovery, exploration and adventure in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a boundary-breaking new game in the acclaimed series. Travel across fields, through forests and to mountain peaks as you discover what has become of the ruined kingdom of Hyrule in this stunning open-air adventure. Climb up towers ...

Nintendo Hint At “Differences” Between Zelda: Breath Of The Wild On NX And Wii U

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé has suggested that there will be “differences” between The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Nintendo NX and Wii U. There is expectation that the Nintendo NX version will have graphical improvements, but this could indicate that the “dedicated game platform” could once again see the company introduce a new control scheme. ...

Nintendo And CD Media Sign Distribution Deal For Greece And Balkan Region

Nortec Multimedia parted ways with Nintendo of Europe, which meant that their platforms and software were without a distributor in Greece the Balkan region. That’s now changed after a new distribution agreement has been signed with CD Media. From 1st October 2016, CD Media will take over responsibility as their local regional distribution representative. “We are very happy to begin our...

Nintendo Denies Gamergate Link In Paper Mario: Color Splash

Nintendo once again came under fire when dialogue spotted in Paper Mario: Color Splash was interpreted as a reference to the harassment suffered by Depression Quest creator Zoë Quinn. The screenshots, which were taken out of context, saw Paper Mario introduced to several Toads called “Five Fun Guys,” and “Shufflegate,” which promised to “ruin” someone’s ca...

Shiny Xerneas And Yveltal Event Planned For Japan Expo 2016

The Pokémon Company International has confirmed that Shiny Xerneas and Shiny Yveltal will be distributed at Japan Expo 2016. The Shiny Xerneas is Level 100, has its signature Fairy Aura ability – which increases damage dealt by Fairy-type attacks by a third for all Pokémon in battle – and the moves Geomancy, Moonblast, Aromatherapy and Focus Blast. Shiny Yveltal will also be Level 100, has the Dar...

Nintendo Working On An “Effective Transition” To Nintendo NX

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé has shared that the company is hard at work planning “an effective transition” to Nintendo NX from Wii U. He sees the troubled console’s relative successes in the numerous high-scoring games that it received, while admitting it had proved a tough challenge to match the Wii’s runaway sales. While they had chosen to focus their E...

New Sonic Game Speeds Toward 2017 Release

SEGA has confirmed plans to release a new Sonic the Hedgehog game in 2017. Such news was shared at the Sonic 25th Anniversary Party that took place at Tokyo Joypolis in Japan. While taking attendees through a retrospective look at how the iconic series has been developed over time, Sonic Team head Takashi Iizuka revealed the project’s existence and that it will be announced next month. Those...

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