Posts tagged with "Nintendo Direct"

Nintendo Chief Executive Satoru Iwata Dies, Aged 55

Nintendo Chief Executive Satoru Iwata Dies, Aged 55
Having served as the company’s president for well over a decade, Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata has died at the age of 55, as a result of a cancerous tumour. An internationally renowned leader in the world of video games, Iwata helped change the face of Nintendo, as well as altering the landscape of the wider games industry, developing titles and consoles that catered for a wide range of tastes and inspiring millions to try out video... 

You can now vote to have a new character added to Super Smash Bros.

You can now vote to have a new character added to Super Smash Bros.
While checking out the roster of characters in Super Smash Bros. have you ever thought to yourself, “It would be great if Sora was in this game?” Now is the time to stop wondering, for during the latest Nintendo Direct stream on April 1st it was announced, that you can now vote to have a new character that you believe should be added into the game. All you have to do is visit their website, fill in the form and give a brief description as... 

New Free-To-Play Pokémon game for Nintendo 3DS

New Free-To-Play Pokémon game for Nintendo 3DS
LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE! Pokémon Rumble that is. Earlier today, Nintendo announced a new free-to-play Pokémon title for Nintendo 3DS, Pokémon Rumble World. This action game will have you fighting other toy Pokémon, so you can add them to your team. There are over 700 Pokémon to collect, Mega Evolutions and Primal Reversions from the recent games Pokémon X and Y and Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Your Mii character will also... 

Pokémon Shuffle announced as the next free-to-play game from Nintendo

Pokémon Shuffle announced as the next free-to-play game from Nintendo
Announced today on Nintendo Direct, Nintendo will be releasing a new free-to-download puzzle game for the Nintendo 3DS called Pokémon Shuffle, due to be released on the handheld console in February. Similar to popular games Candy Crush Saga and Bejewelled, players must line up three or more of the same Pokémon sprites to clear and complete each stage using a limited number of moves. For the added Pokémon spin, dealing damage to other Pokémon... 

Nintendo Direct Conference Reveals Free Celebi with Pokémon Bank Download

Nintendo Direct Conference Reveals Free Celebi with Pokémon Bank Download
Following the announcement of the upcoming Pokémon Bank and Transporter systems a few days ago, Nintendo has now revealed that those who download Pokémon Bank before 30th September next year will also receive a free Celebi. The news came as part of a Nintendo Direct conference on Wednesday that the super-rare Time Travel Pokémon will be on offer even to those who only download the free trial of the Pokémon Bank, available until 31st January 2014.... 

New Characters Revealed for Super Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS

New Characters Revealed for Super Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS
After being treated to the big E3 Nintendo Direct presentation we saw new games announced, such as Super Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 8 and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. Also new details were given on Bayonetta 2, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD and Pokemon X/Y. But the most exciting thing on show for most people was the next installment in the Super Smash Bros. series, coming to Wii U and 3DS. The first ever trailer was shown, featuring... 

Nintendo explains why they are returning to existing franchises

Nintendo explains why they are returning to existing franchises
Following the announcement that Nintendo will be bringing a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past to 3DS, Nintendo’s director of product marketing, Bill Trinen, spoke to GameSpot about why Nintendo focus a lot on releasing games for existing franchises. He explains that it’s not as simple as just deciding to make a new Mario or Zelda game. He said: “What we don’t do is start off and say we’re going to develop... 

The Wind Waker HD Remake Announced for Wii U

The Wind Waker HD Remake Announced for Wii U
During the Nintendo Direct presentation today (January 23rd), Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced, among other things, that an HD remake of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is being developed for the Wii U. Iwata explained that while a brand new Zelda game is in the works, it will take a while for it to be ready to show. But, to tide us over, we are being given a remake of one of the best-loved games of the GameCube era. They released some... 
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