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.

New Shadow Mewtwo Details Emerge In CoroCoro Comic

Shadow Mewtwo has been one of the more unexpected additions to Pokkén Tournament‘s playable character roster, with the Psychic-type Legendary Pokémon’s new form still shrouded in mystery. CoroCoro Comic has shed some more light, at least on how the character will play in-game. Serebii reports that the Japanese magazine has shared that its Psywave attacks can be used in multiple ways, w...

Super Mario Maker Adds Bulbasaur, Charizard & Squirtle Costumes

With Pokémon Day to be celebrated on February 27th, Super Mario Maker has joined in the celebrations surrounding the iconic franchise. The “I Choose You!” event course is now available to play, which, upon completion, will allow players to unlock either a Bulbasaur, Charmander or Squirtle Mystery Mushroom depending on their choice. “This course is based on the beginning of any Po...

Splatoon’s Next Splatfest Is Pokémon Red Versus Pokémon Blue

Nintendo has announced that Splatoon’s next Splatfest will be presented by Pokémon, joining anniversary celebrations that mark 20 years since the first games launched in Japan. That will see competitive Inklings choose whether Pokémon Red or Pokémon Blue were their favourite game, with the Splatfest happening simultaneously around the world. “BREAKING NEWS! We’ve just learned that the ...

Nintendo Official UK Store Gets Loved Up With Valentine’s Day Sale

With Valentine’s Day this weekend, the Nintendo Official UK Store is looking to help with any gift ideas. Gifts For Him and Gifts For Her will provide some inspiration, and see selected merchandise temporarily discounted by 14 percent. These lists include Wii U games, clothing, wallets, and even cushions, touching on Nintendo’s iconic franchises ranging from The Legend of Zelda to Spla...

Grand Theft Auto 5 Mods Bring Mario Kart Flair To Los Santos

We have already seen what could happen if Star Wars and Mario Kart collided this week, and now the Mushroom Kingdom stars have veered onto the bustling streets in Grand Theft Auto 5. IGN have spotlighted two new mods for the open world action-adventure, Superkart 250cc and Super Mario Masks by Foster and TheNathanNS respectively. Combined, they let you cruise around Los Santos in a slick kart, wit...

Duck Hunt VR Takes Aim At Global Game Jam 2016

New Jersey Institute of Technology student Joseph Delgado has given NES classic Duck Hunt a new lease of life, recreating the 8-bit shooter in virtual reality using his Oculus Rift Development Kit 2. 2D sprites were converted into 3D models using a Python script, while the defunct NES Zapper was replaced by the Razer Hydras as the controller. “So, this year at Global Game Jam, I decided I wa...

Pokkén Tournament File Size Weighs In At 4.23GB

Those looking to purchase Pokkén Tournament digitally can now know exactly how much empty hard drive space they will need to join the brawl. The Wii U exclusive’s product listing has appeared on the Nintendo eShop, which shares that game will require 4234.4MB (4.23GB) to download and install. The listing also reconfirms controller support for the Wii U GamePad, Wii U Pro Controller, Wii Remo...

Nintendo eShop Update: 11th February 2016 (North America)

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty headlines this week’s Nintendo eShop update in North America, seeing the ground-up Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee remake arrive on Wii U. It is accompanied by three new additions to the Wii U Virtual Console service, with other titles broadening the console’s digital catalogue – such as Cutie Clash, Outside the Realm and Word Puzzles by POWGI. S...

Action-RPG Sadame Strikes Nintendo 3DS On February 25th

Rising Star Games has announced that it will release Sadame in Europe and PAL territories on February 25th, which will become available exclusively on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS. The name translates as ‘fate,’ with the Mebius-developed action-RPG seeing four warriors charge headlong into battle. Carving a path through waves of demons, it is set in a reimagined Warring States p...

Secure Bravely Second Discount By Downloading Free Demo

Nintendo of Europe has announced a way in which RPG fans can secure a Nintendo eShop discount for Bravely Second: End Layer. Those that download the free demo, which acts as a prelude to the Nintendo 3DS exclusive, can receive a 10 percent discount on the full game if purchased on the Nintendo eShop. Such promotion will run until 10th March 2016, giving you chance to secure the discount for just o...

Star Wars & Mario Kart Collide In Dark Pixel’s Star Kart

The Kart Awakens! Bananas, Blue Shells and Golden Mushrooms are thrown at the Star Wars universe, as Dark Pixel imagine what it would be like if iconic locations were used in Mario Kart. Their video, which took a year to make, sees the Mushroom Kingdom stars steering X-Wing, Y-Wing, TIE Fighter and other futuristic spacecraft on an intergalactic race of explosive proportions. It’s the perfec...

Nintendo Minute Share Top 5 Reasons To Be Excited For Fire Emblem Fates

Nintendo of America’s Kit Ellis and Krysta Yang started Fire Emblem FEbruary on last week’s Nintendo Minute, and have continued their discussion about the Nintendo 3DS exclusive on the official Nintendo Tumblr. That sees them share five things that they have particularly enjoyed about the game, such as the differences between Birthright and Conquest, the My Castle feature, the battle a...

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