Luigi's Mansion 2 News

Luigi's Mansion 2 dev will now work exclusively with Nintendo

Luigi's Mansion 2 and Mario Strikers developer Next Level Games will work exclusively with Nintendo on future projects, the studio has announced.

There's no suggestion, however, that the Canadian team has been acquired by Nintendo (unlike entirely-owned developers such as Retro Studios or Monolith Soft).

Still, Next Level Games co-founder Jason Carr seemed satisfied with the set-up when discussing the studio's future with Gamasutra.

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Nintendo hails 3DS, Animal Crossing: New Leaf sales in the US

Nintendo 3DS had a strong month of sales in the US in June.

The handheld sold nearly 225,000 units, making it the best-selling system in the US during the month.

The impressive sales were fuelled by the launch of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D and Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (Luigi's Mansion 2 in the UK), which collectively increased 3DS hardware sales by more than 40 per cent over the same time last year, and software sales by a whopping 105 per cent over the same time last year.

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Register three of eight Nintendo 3DS games to get another free

Luigi's Mansion 2! Fire Emblem: Awakening! Animal Crossing: New Leaf! More!

UPDATE: Nintendo UK has told Eurogamer that to qualify for the promotion all you have to do is register the appropriate games by 30th June 2013. It doesn't matter when they were registered as long as it's before this date.

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon to include local multiplayer

UPDATE: Nintendo confirms details. Will it suck?

UPDATE: Nintendo has confirmed the existence Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon's multiplayer mode. Up to four players will be able to enter a towering 'Scarescraper' and work together to defeat floors of ghosts.

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon confirmed as downloadable

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon confirmed as downloadable

As well as boxed retail release.

Ghost-fighting sequel Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon will be available to download from the Nintendo 3DS eShop when it launches during this year's "holiday" season.

That's in addition to the game's standard boxed release in shops.

It's Nintendo's second full retail game confirmed to be getting the day-one download treatment. The first is New Super Mario Bros. 2, due this summer.

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Luigi's Mansion 2 announced

Luigi's Mansion 2 announced

GameCube favourite returns.

GameCube Mario spin-off Luigi's Mansion is coming to 3DS, Nintendo announced during its E3 show today.

Luigi's Mansion 2 will feature "several new mansions" and innovative use of 3D. It's an entirely new game - not a port - built from the ground up for the system.

A trailer for the game showed familiar ghost-hoovering gameplay we'll have it up on the site asap.

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