America Gets Its First Wii U TV Commercial

The Wii U will be available in America on 18th November, a couple of weeks before Europe. You’d think then, that the US would have their marketing machine at all-systems go by now but they’ve only just had their first Wii U TV advert aired, nearly two weeks later than the UK’s first was broadcasted! … Continue reading

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Nintendo Sending Donkey Kong: Original Edition Codes To Lucky Few In North America

If you live in America and bought Crosswords Plus or Art Academy via the 3DS eShop then this one’s for you! Provided you’ve registered either of the two games on Club Nintendo you will be eligible for a promotion that enables you to download Donkey Kong: Original Edition. The lucky few who did download one of the two games … Continue reading

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Nintendo Confirm Wii Bundle Price Cut… For the US

It has been announced today by Nintendo of America that the price of a shiny new Wii (that sentence sounds odd but bare with me) is to be slashed to just $129.99 on the 28th October. For the equivalent of just over £80, American customers will receive not only a sleek black Wii console, Wii … Continue reading

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NES Zapper Gets College Poster Banned In Canada

There’s been some more gun controversy over in North America recently and it’s not what you might think… To promote a “games themed social night” at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia a bunch of fun-loving students made some posters to put up around campus. However the Student Union of the university banned them … Continue reading

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This Week’s Nintendo Retail Releases (EU, NA, JP)

So it’s Monday again, hopefully you’ve all had a great weekend filled with as much gaming as you possibly could! Time to wipe the sleep out of your tired eyes and get started on another week! It’s not all doom and gloom though, there are plenty of new games to look forward to this week, wherever … Continue reading

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Wii U Nintendo Direct Summary. The Prices, The Dates, The Games.

Today was a massive day for Nintendo as they broadcasted their Nintendo Direct presentations across Japan, North America and Europe. First of all let’s cover the big news, the one we’ve all been waiting for: the release date! This morning Satoru Iwata revealed the Wii U would be released in Japan on December 8th; during … Continue reading

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Xenoblade Chronicles Will Make It’s Way To The US

Great news for our North American readers, Xenoblade Chronicles will make its way to your shores next spring 2012! No exact dates have been given. You can start pre-ordering the game through Game Stop from the 19th December. Read our initial review of Xenoblade Chronicles right here. Are you guys happy with this news? We … Continue reading

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August Site Review

August was a great month for Nintendo Scene. We’ve been doing things left, right and centre! The things that we’ve done… Oh and we also wrote some simply astounding articles for you lovely people! Many of the staff (and readers!) were honoured to be attending IGN’s 100th Podcast Party recently. Nintendo Scene were allocated some … Continue reading

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North American Publisher THQ Closes “De Blob” Studio Blue Tongue

THQ in their efforts to stay financially afloat and to transform their studio image away from licensed kids titles/movie-based entertainment properties to a “Triple-A” publishing house turns yet again to slash-and-burn techniques following a major press release issued by the Californian publisher. The publishing giant has closed down the following studios in their efforts to … Continue reading

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Star Fox Landing in the States Soon

Star Fox 64 was one of the fan favorites for the Nintendo 64 and now with the 3DS thus far being a system for the classics, Star Fox 64 3D will have players driving an Arwing in three dimensions. When the official site started running, it had an initial North American release date of Sunday, … Continue reading

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