Satoru Iwata, who has passed away at the age of 55, was once seen unboxing a Wii U in a Nintendo Direct sporting white surgical gloves: the perfect accompaniment to a man who was gentle, self-deprecating, polite and precise. Behind the scenes, however, he was also a man who was never afraid to get his hands dirty. Show More Summary
In his years as company president, Satoru Iwata became a well-known face among Nintendo fans. Iwata reached millions of gamers via his Nintendo Direct appearances and regular attendance at Nintendo's annual E3 conferences - at least up until 2013. But while he found fame as Nintendo's president, Iwata kept his love of games and Nintendo characters at the forefront. Read more…
For the past few years when there have been Nintendo-related announcements, such as those made during Nintendo Direct, chances are you would have been greeted by Nintendo’s President Satoru Iwata. Unfortunately it seems that it has been confirmed by Nintendo that over the weekend, Iwata passed away. Show More Summary
Last E3, Shigeru Miyamoto, the famed Mario and Zelda creator, made it known that Nintendo was well underway with a new Star Fox game for the Wii U. So when the company kicked off its bizarro Muppets-themed E3 Nintendo Direct earlier this week with the reveal of Star Fox Zero, it wasn't much of a surprise. Show More Summary
Super Mario Maker is looking hot. Additional fuel has been added to the sexy Mario flames by way of Amiibo support. Today's Nintendo Direct showed how tapping the Wii Fit Trainer Amiibo to the GamePad makes her the character's avatar. The...Show More Summary
The new upcoming Fire Emblem on 3DS finally has an official English language name, Fire Emblem Fates. A trailer was shown during today's Nintendo Direct at E3, We will have the trailer for you as soon as possible. Also, in Japan this game is coming in all sorts of crazy different editions. Will the same happen in America and Europe? Let's cross our fingers and hope not.
Nintendo has revealed a new trailer for the upcoming adventure, Xenoblade Chronicles X. As seen in a previous Nintendo Direct, the game is filled with insane action that sees parties of heroes taking on massive monsters in an effort to defend New Los Angeles. The game also has a release date! It will hit Wii U on December 4. Developing...
The long teased Wii U Star Fox game has finally been announced as Star Fox Zero, which is currently on track for a "holiday 2015" release. Debuted during today's E3 Nintendo Direct conference, this latest entry in the space-combat series sees players hop into a familiar Arwing to blast through a mix of on-rails and free-range dogfighting scenarios. Show More Summary
StarFox! Xenoblade! Fire Emblem! Live from 5pm BST
Nintendo has once again put all of us on equal footing with a special E3 variant of its traditional Nintendo Direct livestream presentation. They schedule them all year-round, but for the past two years now, they’ve planned a super-sized version for E3. The end result lacks a live studio audience to [...]
Nintendo’s upcoming level-building toolset has munched on a mushroom. The Nintendo World Championships isn’t just a delightful throwback: it’s also an opportunity to drop a few teasers ahead of Tuesday’s Nintendo Direct event. Mario Maker, the game that aims to make you a mini-Miyamoto, has officially been retitled Super Mario Maker. Expect more details on […]
Today’s Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct presentation announced a ton of new changes and content – most of which is dropping today. Super Smash Bros. got its E3 2015 blowout today. Series producer Masahiro Sakurai had loads to share. One of the top bits of news from the presentation was confirmation of the rumoured debut […]
Sorry to ruin Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros Wii U/3DS surprise at their E3 Nintendo Direct show next week Tuesday, but Super Smash Bros Wii U & 3DS Ryu & Roy DLC rumors seem to confirm Street Fighter’s Ryu and Fire Emblem’s Roy will be joining the fight as playable DLC characters this summer! ???? Ryu...
Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon was revealed during a recent Nintendo Direct event in Japan, and it is indeed a fully-fledged entry in the Mystery series, and not a free-to-play title. It's set to drop in Japan later this year, but won't...Show More Summary
Nintendo revealed a new IP for Wii U today dubbed ‘Project Treasure’. During today’s Nintendo Direct, the publisher revealed a new title for Wii U called Project Treasure. We don’t know much about it, other than it’s a co-op action title published by Namco. “Take down enemies, evade traps and escape with spoils from the […]
The Nintendo 3DS' Puzzle & Dragons two-pack has a whole lot of puzzling action in its small package. But Nintendo isn't content to just let the package stand out on its own. During today's Nintendo Direct Micro, the company announced...Show More Summary
Sometimes, Nintendo just randomly throws up a “Nintendo Direct Micro” and announces a bunch of new 3DS games for North America, including Bravely Second, Dr. Mario, and Chibi-Robo. Because Nintendo likes surprises. Read more...
Our first look at Bandai Namco’s Project Treasure, a free-to-play four-player third-person adventure game for the Wii U. Shown during this morning’s Japanese Nintendo Direct, it looks to be some sort of supernatural treasure hunting game with four-player co-op. Expect more info later in the summer. Read more...
This morning’s Japanese Nintendo Direct revealed a new side-scrolling platformer Chibi-Robo! game, along with a super-empowering Amiibo companion. Read more...
During today's Japanese Nintendo Direct, a new Dr. Mario game was revealed for the 3DS platform, and was subsequently released after the presentation. I'll use the term "new" lightly, as it doesn't really look fundamentally different...Show More Summary