E3 Week 2017 – E3 Moments – The GameCube (2001)

Welcome back to another entry in this year’s E3 Week here on Nintendo Scene. So far we’ve laughed and cried, gotten unnecessarily angry and we’ve looked back in horror. We have a lot more coming your way over the next few days, including our expectations and hopes for this year. But first, here we are … Continue reading

Tourney News – Competitive Smash Takes Centre Stage at Apex 2015

Thousands of Super Smash Bros. players will gather in New Jersey this weekend for Apex 2015. It is the sixth annual tournament in the Apex series, and attracts the best Smash players from around the world. Records have been broken for this year’s Apex; over 1,000 players have entered the competition for Super Smash Bros Melee. The 2001 GameCube … Continue reading

Iwata: Backward Compatibility Is “A Very Important Element” But Still No GameCube Confirmation

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has reiterated his belief that backward compatibility is a very useful feature when releasing a new console. During a recent Q&A meeting with investors, Iwata said that backward compatibilty is useful as the gaming portfolio of a new console on launch is fairly limited. “With regard to the backward compatibility with Wii, we … Continue reading

Rumour Mill: Gamecube Games Coming to Wii U Virtual Console

Since it was revealed that the Wii U will not be able to play Gamecube discs rumours have been rife over whether or not Nintendo will allow them to become downloadable through the Nintendo eshop. A few weeks ago Reggie Fils-Aime left a pretty big hint by saying that he would love to see Gamecube … Continue reading

Reggie Wants to See Gamecube Games on The Wii U Virtual Console – And So Do We!

President of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime has expressed his desire to see Gamecube games become downloadable on the Wii U Virtual Console. Speaking to Kotaku, Reggie responded to the question on downloadable Gamecube games by saying: “Personally I would love for that to happen, but we have nothing to announce right now.” There has … Continue reading

Wii U Hands-On Experience NYC Recap: Steve T’s Perspective Part 2

In the last exciting issue,our young hero had just finished playing New Super Mario Brothers U. Stay tuned: same bat time, same bat channel. OK so I borrowed that last part from Batman but it lends itself so well. Anyway on to part 2 of the Wii U Experience. Hope you enjoy what you see! … Continue reading

E3 2012 Wishlist: No More Remakes (But Zelda Wii U Please!)

Nintendo had a lot to learn from last year’s 3DS launch, their big mistake being not sticking a game from The Legend of Zelda or Mario franchise in the initial release list. Did this mean the handheld had been rushed? Were Nintendo phasing out their main franchises? Of course not. Yet, the following weeks promise … Continue reading

Nintendo Announce New Look ‘Streamlined’ Wii Console

Today Nintendo have confirmed that a new look ‘streamlined’ version of the Wii console will be released in the UK in time for Christmas. Described as being a ‘streamlined white Wii with a slightly altered configuration, which is designed to sit horizontally rather than vertically’ the new console will be released as part of a … Continue reading

Nintendo Scene: A Week in Review

What a week for Nintendo Scene, eh? Orla started us off by detailing Square Enix’s competition which gave you a chance to win a limited edition 3DS. Entries close on July 31st so you’ve still got a chance! Earlier this week, Katy reported that Capcom had hinted at a potential Monster Hunter game for your … Continue reading

Luigi’s Mansion 2 to use Gyro controls

In a recent interview with GameSpot, Shigeru Miyamoto has said that motion controls may very well be used in the upcoming sequel to Luigi’s Mansion (GC) – Luigi’s Mansion 2 on Nintendo 3DS. Miyamoto was asked what unique 3DS features Nintendo were planning to use in the new game, to which he replied: “We’re not … Continue reading

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