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Published by Jamie Galea on October 24, 2014 Nintendo Direct: 24/10/14 – 50 Things You Didn’t Know About Super Smash Bros For Wii U

Nintendo LogoWith Super Smash Bros For 3DS well out and the wait for Super Smash Bros For Wii U feeling longer by the day, Nintendo’s latest Direct special was a 35 presentation focusing on 50 things deemed must-see, and there sure as hell were some surprises to boot. Continue reading »

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Published by Charlotte Buckingham on October 8, 2014 Metroid in Monster Hunter: Nintendo Direct 08/10/14

Monster Hunter MetroidOn Wednesday, Nintendo of Japan held a Direct for the upcoming 3DS game, Monster Hunter 4G. The game is due to release in Japan in just three days, and will be hitting the West under the name ‘Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate’ early next year.

The Nintendo Direct was 27 minutes and contained a number of new announcements. A lot of these consisted of crossovers between Monster Hunter and other franchises. Continue reading »

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Published by Charlotte Buckingham on August 29, 2014 New 3DS Console: Nintendo Direct 29/08/14

Nintendo Direct IwataNintendo aired their latest Nintendo Direct presentation tonight. It focused on the 3DS, and was for game news specific to Japan. It ran for 32 minutes and revealed a number of fresh game details and even a whole new console! Yes, you read that correctly. Read on to find out what was announced.

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Published by Jamie Galea on June 11, 2014 Red, Yellow & Blue: Nintendo’s E3 2014 Press Conference

Nintendo E3 Iwata punchAs the final major press conference of the show, Nintendo certainly had some hard acts to follow. Then again, given the increasingly bizarre (yet watchable) videos Nintendo has put out recently, you would think it has got a few things up their sleeves.

And guess what? Nintendo certainly did.

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Published by Donald Duong on April 30, 2014 Comic Mischief: Nintendo Direct 30/4/14

Nintendo Direct IwataNintendo might be taking a bit of a left turn. Its last Nintendo Direct, for the upcoming 3DS title Tomodachi Life, was effectively an endorsement of Deviantart’s Iwata/Miyamoto fan-fiction, and earlier today, the company teamed up with Mega64 to reveal its E3 plans via robot Reggie.

Now Nintendo has channelled the spirit of late-night television to reveal more details about the upcoming Mario Kart 8. You can watch Nintendo’s indulgences into infomercials, personal ads and ‘Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!’ at the bottom of this story, but if you want hard Mario Kart facts now, come with me.  Continue reading »

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Published by Donald Duong on April 30, 2014 Nintendo Announces E3 2014 Plans

Nintendo ReggieNintendo has announced its plans for E3 2014, which will pick up where the company left off last year and eschew the traditional press conference in favour of livestreams and periphery events.

Central to this is the Nintendo Digital Event, which, like its Nintendo Direct videos and last year’s E3 package, will reveal new games and highlight current projects. This event will be livestreamed at 9am 10/6/2014 (2am 11/6/2014 AEST). During E3, it will also host Nintendo Treehouse, a livestream from the E3 show floor, to further show off the company’s titles. Continue reading »

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Published by Jamie Galea on February 27, 2014 Nintendo To Discontinue Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection Service

Nintendo have today announced that the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service, which powers the online play functionality of the Nintendo DS, DSi and Wii, will be discontinued on May 20th, 2014. Continue reading »

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Published by Jamie Galea on January 30, 2014 Nintendo Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results Briefing Report

Despite having some interesting and noteworthy titles coming out in 2014, there have been numerous reports that Nintendo are reporting significant losses, as well as experiencing issues in selling the WiiU to consumers. This was a recurring theme in Nintendo’s end of financial year report, in which CEO Satoru Iwata revealed quite a few tidbits of the company’s future. Continue reading »

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Published by Donald Duong on October 2, 2013 SuperZeldaSmashWright: Nintendo Direct Recap

Nintendo IwataIn stark contrast to recent Nintendo Directs, which focussed on one or two titles, last night’s Nintendo Direct went broad, providing updates on 12 upcoming titles for the Wii U and 3DS.

To begin, Nintnedo President Satoru Iwata unveiled a new Super Mario 3D World trailer, which showed off a variety of new suits and items, including the Cherry, which creates duplicates of your character, and a portable Piranha Plant to take out enemies. For full effect, check out the trailer below. The game will be released in Europe on November 29. Continue reading »

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Published by Jamie Galea on September 19, 2013 Hiroshi Yamamuchi Passes Away At 85 Years Old

The man most credited with making Nintendo the juggernaut that it is today, Hiroshi Yamamuchi, has passed away today, due to complications with pnuemonia, Nikkei reports. He was 85 years old. Continue reading »

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