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Rumour: Nintendo MH Is Next Handheld’s Codename

We may still be in the dark about what Nintendo NX precisely is, but Morgan Stanley Japan has published a financial report that seemingly reveals another codename – Nintendo MH. This supposedly relates to a “next-gen handheld game device” that is in development, although Nintendo have yet to mention such plans publicly themselves. “The driving force up until now has been ne...

Nintendo NY Hosting Exclusive Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Event

Rockefeller Plaza’s Nintendo NY store are to host an exclusive preview event for Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE later this week. Those that can swing by the store between 4.30 – 7pm EDT on Thursday 26th May will have chance to play the Wii U exclusive before it launches, with the promise that you will receive “some fun Nintendo items” too. For those interested, make sure to regi...

Capital B Revealed As Yooka-Laylee’s Devious Villain

It is hard to believe that it has been a year since Yooka-Laylee was successfully backed on Kickstarter, and, to mark the occasion, Playtonic Games has shared the “star performers” in their spiritual successor to the beloved Banjo-Kazooie. We now learn that cunning buzzness executive Capital B will be the game’s devious villain, who, after his Diabolical Publishing Corporation ma...

Game Maker’s Toolkit Explores Star Fox Zero’s Divisive Controls

Game Maker’s Toolkit continues to provide a phenomenal critique about game design, with the latest episode taking the opportunity to explore the control scheme seen in Star Fox Zero. The Wii U exclusive was the resulting product of a challenge that Shigeru Miyamoto was posed with, in that late president Satoru Iwata had recognised that Nintendo had “not been able to offer a decisive so...

Super Smash Bros. For Wii U & 3DS Version 1.1.6 Update Now Available

Nintendo has pushed live a new software update to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, seeing their mascot brawler now sat at Version 1.1.6. Their update details are notoriously unspecific, only mentioning that “adjustments have been made to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.” We’re told that, as expected, multiplayer options will be unavai...

Super Mario Maker Version 1.43 Update Now Available

Super Mario Maker has received a new software update, seeing the Wii U exclusive course creator now sat at Version 1.43. That introduces changes to Course World’s Star Ranking list, which will now display courses that have the most stars in relation to the number of people that have played them through to conclusion. Such results will now be limited to All-Time, removing the Weekly option se...

Nintendo eShop Update: 26th May 2016 (Europe)

This week’s Nintendo eShop update is a slam dunk, as Mario Slam Basketball on Nintendo DS dribbles to the Wii U Virtual Console service. Elsewhere, Spider-Man is recruited in Marvel’s The Avengers, and new maps become available for Fire Emblem Fates. New additions come in Mixed Bag’s Futuridium EP Deluxe, Kemco’s Infinite Dunamis, Tom Create’s Smash Cat Heroes and Epi...

Nintendo UK Launch Star Fox Zero Ace Pilot Competition

Nintendo UK has launched a Star Fox Zero Ace Pilot competition, searching for those that have mastered the Wii U exclusive’s missions across the breadth of the country. Their challenge is for players to score a Total Personal Best of 3000 hits across all of Star Fox Zero‘s missions, with their pictorial proof to be submitted on Twitter using the hashtags #StarFoxZero and #AcePilot. Tha...

GameStop Reveal Monster Hunter Generations Pre-Order Bonus

Monster Hunter Generations is nearly upon us, and GameStop has revealed their pre-order bonus for the Nintendo 3DS exclusive. Those in the United States that place their pre-order with the specialist retailer either online or in-store, can receive a free Monster Hunter Generations 3DS HOME Menu theme. You can take a look in the screenshot below, which uses artwork that shows The Fated Four –...

Spider-Man Character Pack Web-Slings To LEGO Marvel’s Avengers

Spider-Man’s appearance in Captain America: Civil War has been met with a widely positive reaction around the world, and we will soon see the web-slinging hero – played by Tom Holland – return in Spider-Man: Homecoming. USA Today reports that those with LEGO Marvel’s Avengers will have chance to see him back in action with the Spider-Man Character Pack. That will expectedly...

Monopoly: Super Mario Bros. Collector’s Edition Now Available

USAopoly has already teamed up with Nintendo to release the Monopoly: Nintendo Collector’s Edition and Monopoly: The Legend of Zelda Collector’s Edition, but the property trading game now invites players to buy and sell worlds in the Mushroom Kingdom. The Monopoly: Super Mario Bros. Collector’s Edition harks back to the Nintendo Entertainment System classic, whether that be Warp ...

2016 UK Pokémon National Championships Winners Announced

Exhibition Centre Liverpool became the battleground for the 2016 UK Pokémon National Championships last weekend, seeing players compete to secure their place at the Pokémon World Championships. The Pokémon Company International has now confirmed the top players that emerged victorious, and who, through their strategic thinking in battle, will continue on their road to become World Champion this Au...

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