NS Review – The Legend of Zelda × Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)

A few years ago on an infamous indie website… “So what else is new? Well the developers still seem content to settle on the usual sixteen old and sixteen new racetrack routine. I’m still waiting for ‘Mario Kart the Complete Package’ or you know… that never mentioned ‘Retro Track Pack DLC’? Pretty please Nintendo?” (Boots, … Continue reading

Nintendo Release Big Titles On eShop For Download

Nintendo announced yesterday that Super Mario 3D Land, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, Mario Kart 7 and Star Fox 64 3D are now available for download from the Nintendo eShop for purchase at £39.99/€44.99. It is also noted that Nintendo are bringing previous retail titles to the eShop in the near future. New Super Mario Bros. 2 was released … Continue reading

Nintendo To Hold Mario Kart 7 Competition In The UK & Ireland

Nintendo UK has announced today that they are holding a tournament for Mario Kart fans in the UK and Ireland to commemorate the launch of the first Mario Kart game, Super Mario Kart for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), a little over 20 years ago on August 27th 1992 in Japan. Racers from across the … Continue reading

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

Happy 20th Anniversary Mario Kart!

Twenty years ago today Nintendo released a new type of racer onto the Super Nintendo. That racer was Super Mario Kart and twenty years on Mario and all his buddies are still sat in pole-position with players from around the world still enjoy his go-karting antics! In twenty years we’ve had seven Mario Kart titles … 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

3DS XL – Trading in, transferring data and big screen 3D gaming

Taking advantage of Game’s trade in deal, I decided to go for the upgrade yesterday and exchange my regular blue 3DS which I got on launch day for a brand new shiny silver 3DS XL. Since the announcement of the new big screen version of Nintendo’s latest hand held console I’d been considering whether to … Continue reading

Mario Kart 7 Trophies Available On European Club Nintendo

Fans of Mario Kart 7? Well these Mario Kart 7 trophies are perfect for you! Europe’s Club Nintendo has  just updated with three Mario Kart 7 trophies, Shell, Leaf and Special. Each trophy is going for just 5,000 Stars. I personally prefer the Special Trophy. The trophies are miniature versions of the full-sized trophies offered in various … Continue reading

Mario Tennis Open Review

Title: Mario Tennis Open System: Nintendo 3DS Genre: Sports Publisher:Nintendo Developer: Camelot Fans of the Mario Sports genre will be happy to see Mario Tennis Open. It’s not Mario Hockey, and that would be awesome by the way, but is still fun and shows that creativity isn’t dying in the video game universe. Time to … Continue reading

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