Nintendo Scene – A Month In Review – August 2012

Hello all, welcome to another lovely installment of our monthly review!! This month has been an eventful one of Olympic-proportions (ah, see what I did there?). Release dates have been revealed, games have been announced, and Brits have gathered together for neat StreetPass adventures. Let’s take an in-depth look at this month’s events. First and … Continue reading

Nintendo Nominated In Seven Categories At This Year’s Golden Joystick Awards

Nintendo games have been nominated in seven different categories at this year’s Golden Joystick Awards including the big one: Ultimate Game of the Year! This year marks the Golden Joystick Awards’ 30th Anniversary and Nintendo games have made it into the nominations for the Action-Adventure, RPG, Handheld, Download, One To Watch, Top Gaming Moment and … Continue reading

StreetPass Manchester Gets Off To A Great Start – Report

StreetPass Manchester held their first major StreetPass event over the weekend and it was a massive success! StreetPassing, pink puzzle pieces, tournaments and prizes were all present and correct and of course, seeing as it was held in Manchester, rain also made an unwanted appearance! The rain didn’t dampen everyone’s spirits however as we all … Continue reading

Project Sora Have Closed Their Doors

Kid Icarus: Uprising developer Project Sora has folded. According to the company’s webpage, the studio was closed as of June 30, and the website will soon follow on July 31. Project Sora was formed in 2009 by Masahiro Sakurai. The studio developed Kid Icarus: Uprising as its first, and only, game. Sakurai is serving as director … Continue reading

Kid Icarus Battle Squad – London Report

Today saw the first of a short UK tour for the Kid Icarus Battle Squad. Starting at the HMV on Oxford Street, London, the four staffed Battle Squad took on all comers who hoped to win a host of prizes. If you played in a game against any of the squad members, you won a … Continue reading

Kid Icarus: Uprising AR Cards Will Be Available In European Stores

It has been announced today that Nintendo is partnering with Panini in Europe to distribute Kid Icarus: Uprising AR cards instore. But, that’s not all. You will also be able to get a special Kid Icarus: Uprising themed collector’s book, for all you collector’s out there who want to hunt down all the AR cards and keep them … Continue reading

Kid Icarus: Uprising Weapon infographic

So, how’s everyone enjoying Kid Icarus: Uprising then? For me, it’s all about the flying sections. The speed, graphics and tense action is fantastic but they’re over all too quickly I feel. Fusing weapons is also very addictive; collecting the daily weapon gems from Spot Pass means there’s always something new to try and the … Continue reading

Club Nintendo Japan Releasing Kid Icarus: Uprising Soundtrack

This morning is was unveiled that Club Nintendo of Japan would be stocking the upcoming Kid Icarus: Uprising soundtrack as a promotional deal. Those members who register the game will be able to grab the soundtrack for a discounted 250 points, while for other Club Nintendo of Japan members it will cost 400 points. Masahiro Sakurai has announced … Continue reading

GAME Will Not Stock 3DS’ Kid Icarus: Uprising

Today Nintendo have confirmed that high street retailers GAME and Gamestation will not be stocking the 3DS’ highly anticipated upcoming celestial adventure, Kid Icarus: Uprising. It also seems as though the previously announced AR Card pre-order bonus has also been ditched. However, don’t despair as Club Nintendo members can pick up these AR sets for … Continue reading

US Nintendo Direct Report

Anyone have a craving for Nintendo News? I know I do. So without further delay, lets dive right into it, there’s a lot to talk about. Dillon’s Rolling Western is a game that was announced a while back but not too much was known about it. It did gain a fan base that wanted to … Continue reading

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