UPDATE: Thanks for watching everyone! We had a great time playing games for you guys. Make sure to tune in next year for a hopefully much longer stream. Thank to all our affiliates for promoting this event as well!
The first Nintendo Direct
of 2014 is here, schedule for tommorow February 13, 2014 at 5:00 P.M. EST. The focus will be on both 3DS and Wii U games that will be released before the end of Spring 2014. This Nintendo Direct will be hosted by Satoru Iwata and Satoru Shibata. You can tune in tommorow here
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, Wii U
In celebration of Nintendo Castle’s third “birthday”, we’ll be hosting our annual Mario Marathon this weekend. The stream will begin at approximately 5:00 P.M. EST on Friday, February 14
and will continue until a similar time the following day. We’ll be playing the newly released Super Mario 3D World
and the marathon classic Super Mario RPG
. It’ll be a fun weekend of Super Mario, and we’ve even got some free eShop and PC Games to giveaway throughout. Make sure to check out our Twitch
this Friday 2/14 at 5 EST
Although the Rock/Fairy type Diancie was leaked onto the internet months ago, new CoroCoro scans
reveal that this new Pokémon will star in the movie Cocoon of Destruction & Diancie. It’s not yet known how or if Diancie will be distributed to players in Pokémon X and Y
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Posted in 3DS
(our partner site that offers Zelda news, guides, videos and more) is giving away four pieces of Legend of Zelda inspired Jewelry courtesy of Fangamer
. Winning is as easy as liking and sharing a few pictures! Full details on how to win can be found on the Link’s Hideaway Facebook Page
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Although it’s not from an official source, multiple online retailers have posted the above as the box art
for PAL Mario Kart 8. What do you think of this colorful design? Recent Mario Kart box arts have had a white base, so this could be a nice change.
A new sonic game and sub-franchise will be launching on the Wii U and 3DS by the end of the year. The games feature character redesign, projectile combat, and large open worlds. Big Red Button will develop the Wii U version and Sanzau Games the 3DS. The game will feature co-op, and runs on CryEngine 3. Sonic Boom will also spawn a new TV series and merchandise. Stay tuned for more information.
Nintendo Podcastle is joining with the Link’s Hideaway Podcast to once again bring you a lighthearted game-focused audio experience. The Podcast will be hosted by staff member Larke12 and will be released on a monthly basis. You can download January’s Episode through iTunes
or as a .MP3
. Make sure to give it a listen and keep checking back for the newest episode!
Nintendo of America uploaded the above trailer for Yoshi’s New Island to their Youtube Channel today. Yoshi’s New Island is the newest entry in the Yoshi’s Island series, and is scheduled to launch exclusively for Nintendo 3DS in North America and Europe on March 14.
have got a hold of two new screenshots that might reveal Palutena as a playable character in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS. Although it could be a fake, the components of the image don’t match any previously released models, and there appears to be a small Mario related easter egg on her belt. Nothing has been confirmed for Palutena or version specific playable characters yet. Stay tuned for the validity of this rumor.