Relive The Past With Nintendo Classic Mini

They say that everything old is eventually new again and today proves that with the release of the Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Mini, or the NES Mini for short. This little system lets you play 30 classic NES titles, across a range of genres. The Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System features 30 titles from Nintendo’s iconic NES console such as Donkey Kong, Metroid, The Legend of Zelda, and Super Mario Bros. 3. Each title can be displayed at 60Hz via the included HDMI cable. Players can display the action in the 4:3 aspect ratio used by the original NES … Continue reading Relive The Past With Nintendo Classic Mini

Nintendo Switch Announced

Nintendo have taken the covers off the NX and it is now the Nintendo Switch. The machine will run on cartridges, as seen in the trailer, of course, the big news is that the controllers remove so you can take things on the go. “Nintendo Switch allows gamers the freedom to play however they like,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, President and COO, Nintendo of America. “It gives game developers new abilities to bring their creative visions to life by opening up the concept of gaming without boundaries.” There is even a list of developers working on it the system, to what … Continue reading Nintendo Switch Announced

Go For Gold With Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Nintendo Australia has confirmed that on June 25th, players will be able to save Tokyo if they want, or they can compete for the gold when Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is released for Wii U. In Duel Events, players build up Duel Points by pulling off actions like tackling, spiking or shooting, then have to score a try, point or goal to add these Duel Points to their total score. Last-gasp turnarounds and severe drubbings on an unprecedented scale await! Rugby Sevens is one of three sports, along with Football and Beach Volleyball, that comes … Continue reading Go For Gold With Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The Podium Is Calling – Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Is Out April 9

Nintendo Australia have announced that local fans of Mario, Sonic or the Olympics will be able to join in the excitement of the 2016 Rio Oymipic Games when Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games lands on Nintendo 3DS on April 9th. Players can look forward to 14 different sports, with 40 playable characters, meaning the combinations are pretty high. Classic events like Archery and Swimming return, alongside new ones like Golf, which makes its return to the Olympics for the first time in 112 years. But for players who want more of a challenge, they can take on … Continue reading The Podium Is Calling – Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Is Out April 9

Vooks Highlights 16 Nintendo Anniversaries For This Year

There are very few companies that have been around as long as Nintendo has and while they have had their fair share of ups and downs over the years, there is no mistaking the quality of their franchises, which with last years Splatoon, proves they still have what it takes. The team over at Vooks have put together a feature that shows off just how many of the Nintendo franchises and consoles are celebrating their 10, 15, 20 or more year anniversary this year. While the list kicks off with one of the oldest gaming characters, Donkey Kong, it covers … Continue reading Vooks Highlights 16 Nintendo Anniversaries For This Year

Top 10 Video Game Inspired Shows To Watch On Netflix

It is strange to think, but Netflix has been in Australia for over a month now, which is something a lot of people are using in their daily lives. Well as it has been out for a while, there are some stats we can look at, like the top 10 shows to watch for those looking to blend their gaming and tv habits into one. Remember if you are not on Netflix, they offer a free month’s trial, so check them out and also check out the list below. Pokemon Black & White: The Series Pokemon White: Victini and Zekrom: … Continue reading Top 10 Video Game Inspired Shows To Watch On Netflix

Mario Turns Silver and Gold with Two New amiibo Coming Soon

Nintendo Australia has announced that the Gold and Silver Super Mario series amiibo are finally making their way to our shores at the end of the month. First up is the gold mario amiibo, note not actually made of gold. This limited edition amiibo is available exclusively from Target, but as of now it is not listed on their website. Its RRP is $17.95 The silver mario amiibo is exclusive to EB Games and can be ordered online now. It will also have a RRP of $17.95 Will you be collecting any of these amiibo? Continue reading Mario Turns Silver and Gold with Two New amiibo Coming Soon

Nintendo & Universal Theme Parks To Bring Nintendo Worlds To Life

So the strangest news of the day is that Nintendo is partnering up with Universal Theme Parks to bring Nintendo Characters and Worlds to life. Sadly, that is all the details that we have, outside of this press release below. KYOTO, Japan and ORLANDO, Florida (May 7, 2015) – Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts today announced plans to bring the world of Nintendo to life at Universal theme parks – creating spectacular, dedicated experiences based on Nintendo’s wildly popular games, characters and worlds.The agreement brings two icons of entertainment together and represents a significant partnership for Nintendo as it … Continue reading Nintendo & Universal Theme Parks To Bring Nintendo Worlds To Life

Make your appointment with Dr Luigi on Nintendo eShop today.

Title Platform Available on Price Point on Nintendo eShop Dr. Luigi™(Nintendo) Wii U(Download) Nintendo eShop from 16/01/14 AUD $19.50 (NZD $25.50) Game Description: Armed with plenty of multi-coloured, two-part capsules, help Dr. Luigi clear a bottle infested with nasty viruses. Annihilate the nuisances by dropping pills of the same colour next to or on top of them – create a horizontal or vertical line of four or more like-coloured pieces and they’ll disappear. Empty the whole bottle to move on to tougher challenges – but if it fills to the brim, the viruses win! F1 RACE STARS™ POWERED UP EDITION(Codemasters) Wii U(Download) … Continue reading Make your appointment with Dr Luigi on Nintendo eShop today.