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An actor hired by Nintendo to wear a Donkey Kong suit at a Los Angeles Zoo event last year is suing the publisher over a heart condition he claims was caused while working in the southern California heat. Attorneys for the actor tell the LA Times that he was denied breaks and not provided with a r...

December 3rd 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Marking a change from the calendars, posters and other Nintendoodads, the 2014 Club Nintendo elite rewards for North America are all downloadable games. While that'll disappoint some of you, as a European I have to note on our side of the ocean it's all physical - and personally, not the most appea...

July 17th 2014 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon are among five 3DS games that each shipped more than a million copies between April and September. The three other members of Nintendo's million-high club are Tomodachi Collection, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, and Donkey Kong Country Return...

October 31st 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The Nintendo 3DS finally edged out the Xbox 360 in May 2013 as the best selling console across hardware and portables, according to the NPD's monthly report on the retail sector. In what the NPD claims was a slow month overall, the 3DS landed three different games on the top 10 (including Donke...

June 17th 2013 at 7:40pm 0 Comments
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In our 2010 review of Donkey Kong Country Returns for the Wii, our own JC Fletcher admitted a terrible truth: He had used the Super Guide. Nintendo gave us the nefarious innovation a few years ago, ostensibly a tool to help less experienced players navigate the trickier parts of its games. Seasone...

May 17th 2013 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D will include an easier mode that will grant the chimp duo Donkey and Diddy Kong three hearts instead of two, as revealed in an update on Nintendo's UK site. The 3DS remake will also feature local co-op, though Nintendo didn't specify whether the multiplayer facets of...

April 6th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The 3DS remake of Donkey Kong Country Returns will launch on May 24 in North America, according to the weirdest press release we've ever received. The news comes via a one-line press release, topped by a photograph of a gorilla.To see more of the actual game, you can check out a 3D video on the 3DS...

March 15th 2013 at 9:22am 0 Comments
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Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D was just announced during this morning's Nintendo Direct, it will arrive on Nintendo's 3DS this summer in North America and Europe."This version of the game is being rebuilt for Nintendo 3DS," said Reggie Fils-Aime, president and COO of Nintendo of America.The game is...

February 14th 2013 at 9:43am 0 Comments