The classic NES is getting its own museum exhibit for its 30th anniversay

The classic NES is getting its own museum exhibit for its 30th anniversay

Today in a press release by The Strong, the national museum of play, they have announced a collaboration with the Center for Games Studies and Art Research at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. Their first order of business is to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System, better known as the NES, with its own museum exhibit.  The title of the expose is Playing with Power: 30 Years of the […]

E3 2015: Nintendo Predictions

E3 2015: Nintendo Predictions

What does Nintendo have in store for the biggest tradeshow in gaming? This past week, Nintendo officially announced their plans for E3 2015. As usual, they will be giving a Nintendo Direct in lieu of a traditional press conference, which have been well received the past few years the company has given them. With the new Wii U Zelda title delayed until 2016, Nintendo’s plans for the remainder of 2015 […]

Get the history of Splatoon in the latest ‘Iwata Asks’

Get the history of Splatoon in the latest ‘Iwata Asks’

In the most recent ‘Iwata Asks’, the president of Nintendo’s Q&A feature, he sat down with five of Splatoon’s head designers and got a more in depth look at the development at the title. Having brainstormed for 6 months, the team thought up about seventy ideas for a new game. Obviously, they had to break that large number down and eventually went with the concept of inking a stage to […]

Harvest Moon:The Lost Valley Launches on Australian 3DS

Harvest Moon:The Lost Valley Launches on Australian 3DS

Harvest Moon the famous Farming RPG that started it all for farming games will release its 3DS title in Australia. Harvest Moon: The lost valley 3DS will be released on Australia on June 20th following the United States release November last year, An Exclusive by Nintendolife. The previous Harvest Moon series is a game developed by Marvelous AQL but this time it will be by the Company Tabot. Harvest Moon […]

Nintendo to bring new and exciting things to the mobile market

Nintendo to bring new and exciting things to the mobile market

In their most recent financial briefing with investors, Nintendo has stated that when making mobile games, they will not be imitators and follow the same strategies as developers have done in the past.  Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, explained that in the past when smartphones and mobile games were new it was easier to gain a profit by making the same things. With new competition such as big developers and AAA […]

Nintendo gives players one hour of Splatoon before launch

Nintendo gives players one hour of Splatoon before launch

Did you miss out on the Splatoon demo that took place May 8th and 9th? Don’t worry too much, because Nintendo is doing it again before the game’s official release on May 29th. Only this time, your window may be shorter than you thought.  NintendoLife reported today that on Saturday, May 23rd at 3:00 p.m. PT/ 6:00 p.m. ET Wii U owners will get one more hour of online, paint […]

Silver Mario Amiibo Is Not Exclusive

Silver Mario Amiibo Is Not Exclusive

Straight from Nintendo, the upcoming silver Mario amiibo, due May 29 in the US, will not be an exclusive figure. Nintendo is officially saying that, “major retailers nationwide and their respective online destinations.” This is quite different from the Gold amiibo, which was a Wal-mart exclusive, as well as… well, many other amiibo being store exclusives, including Ness from Earthbound, a game that’s a cult hit at best in the US and […]

Nintendo World Championship Returns!

Nintendo World Championship Returns!

The legendary video game competition Nintendo World Championship was just recently announced to be making a comeback at this year’s E3. President of Nintendo, Reggie Fils-Aime spoke about Nintendo’s presence at E3 this year since it was not planning on making any major announcements regarding new consoles or franchises, the company instead deciding to bring back the incredibly popular 1990 competition for 2015. While Nintendo has had a few small […]

Dragon Quest VIII is going to Nintendo 3DS

Dragon Quest VIII is going to Nintendo 3DS

Dragon Quest VIII from Square Enix will be re-release for Nintendo 3DS Dragon Quest VIII one of the famous RPG’s from Square Enix is now going to Nintendo an Exclusive from Nintendolife. Dragon Quest VIII is a turn based combat RPG that was originally released for playstation 2 back in 2004 and on mobile devices last December, With the cell shaded graphics and dragon ball like appearance of characters, Dragon […]

Konami Cancelled Development Of SNES Rival

Konami Cancelled Development Of SNES Rival

It may seem like many years ago now…probably because it was many years ago…but did you know, back in 1994, Konami was working on its own home console system and originally planned to use it as a rival to the SNES. As far back as the early 80’s, Konami had been developing titles that would eventually go on to be a huge success and even be considered classics, with the […]