New Animal Crossing and Luigi’s Mansion Announced at Nintendo Direct

The latest Nintendo Direct presentation contained some surprise announcements for Switch owners. A new mainline Animal Crossing title is being developed. Not too many details are being shared at this time, but we can expect the game to launch in 2019. As an added bonus, Isabelle from Animal Crossing will be joining the roster for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Luigi’s Mansion 3 is also in devel...

Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival Brings a New Board Game to the Wii U This November

I have been a fan of Animal Crossing for a long time. I still remember the dread of seeing Resetti on the GameCube and the joy of a visit to the island to hunt bugs on New Leaf. I also liked Happy Home Designer for the most part, but now the franchise is branching out a bit more. Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival is coming to the Wii U later this year and is looking decent thus far – as we ha...

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Review

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: October 3, 2015 Price: $59.95 AUD – Available Here Overview Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer is a spin-off of Nintendo’s popular Animal Crossing series. It may have some flaws and may have limited gameplay options, but it still provides a fun gaming experience. Is it so...

Nintendo Detail 2015 Release Schedule

Nintendo have detailed the rest of their release schedule for 2015 and it includes some much anticipated titles, hardware bundles, controls, New 3DS face plates and Amiibo including a brand new announcement for a Mega Yarn Yoshi Amiibo that is over three times as big as a standard Yarn Yoshi Amiibo and has a different pose. Other big announcements not known prior to today include release dates for...

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer & Amiibo Scanner Release Dates Announced

While this not be a traditional Animal Crossing game, Happy Home Designer aims to appeal to fans of both the series and Amiibo owners, being the first game ever to support Amiibo cards. To celebrate this release, Nintendo is releasing a heap of new products that all tie in to the games launch including a new 3DS design, Amiibo scanner for the older 3DS models and Amiibo card packs. All of this wil...

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Passes Away at 55

In incredibly sad news for Nintendo fans and the gaming industry alike, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has passed away at the age of 55 due to a tumor. Nintendo kept their official statement short: Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to a bile duct growth. Mr. Iwata has been apart of gaming giant Nintendo for a long time. He w...

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Amiibo Festival Announced

Remember those Animal Crossing Amiibos that were leaked during the weekend? Well during Nintendo’s E3 2015 digital press conference we now know what they are for as the company has announced that they are not only bringing the house-decorating Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer for the 3DS to North America on September 25th but they are also working on a spin-off game for the Wii U. The Wi...

New Amiibos Announced for September; 8-bit Mario and Animal Crossing Amiibos Leaked

Earlier today Nintendo announced a new set of Amiibos that will be hitting stores in September. The first set of Amiibos happen to be three different Mii Fighters, one for each class, while the second set features mostly classic Nintendo icons. These Amiibos happen to be R.O.B., Duck Hunt, Mr. Game & Watch (who will have changeable silhouettes), and the odd bird out Falco. It is worth noting t...

Awesome Nintendo Direct 2nd of April Recap

Wow! Nintendo just had a fantastic Nintendo Direct focusing on a heap of new DLC and new titles for both the Wii U and 3DS and it was one of the best Directs I’ve seen in a long time. You can (and should) watch the full video below to see everything in action but as it goes for about 50 minutes feel free to read our recap below detailing every highlight you might have missed. Please note all...

New Fantasy Life Trailer wants you to Get a Life

Get a life. Change your life. Live your life. Those are the three main elements that make up Level 5 and Nintendo’s Fantasy Life for the Nintendo 3DS, which launches later this month (October 24th to be exact). Aside from the stunning art style, a new clip has been released that shows off all of the lives you can live in the game. Classes, situations, and other properties are all in display ...

Nintendo Brings Animal Crossing: New Leaf to Wii U (Kinda)

As part of today’s Nintendo Direct video, Satoru Iwata, CEO of Nintendo announced that a new app will be available for Wii U owning, Animal Crossing fans. As of right now, Animal Crossing fans are able to download the “Animal Crossing Plaza” app from the Nintendo Wii U eShop. Isabelle, the secretary from New Leaf (check our review here), along with Lloyd and a huge variety of cha...

Nintendo at PAX Australia Has Something for Everybody

This year is the inaugural PAX Australia event, and the first time the massive gaming conference has ever been outside of its home country of the United States. Tonnes of game companies are making a strong appearance at the show, which runs from Friday the 19th through to Sunday the 21st of this month, and Nintendo looks to be leading the charge and providing something for everyone. First and fore...

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