Nintendo fans are still concerned about the health of Smash Bros. boss Sakurai.
UPDATE: Series boss Masahiro Sakurai back once again.
Plus three new Link figurines, and three more Splatoon figures.
Cristian "Hyuga" Medina criticised for blaming actions on alcohol.
The move to Street Fighter 5 nears.
UPDATE: Cloud now available.
Meet the amiiqo, marketed as a backup device.
Smash Bros. figurine series moving onto DLC characters.
Plus: paid-for stages and costume DLC.
Limit one per customer.
UPDATE: New characters, stages available now in Ł26 bundle.
Miiverse stage and Splatoon costume add-ons dated too.
Knock-offs lack NFC chip.
But Diddy need to be changed this much?
Lucas coming as DLC next, then player voted characters.
And a new share mode.
Gotta collect 'em all.
Approval process delayed by flood of early submissions.
But may be creator's last ever game.
UPDATE: 5.7m Amiibo sold to date.
Supports Super Smash Bros. and Dolphin emulator.
While third-party prices soar for orginal figures.
Reversed arms Villager up for auction too.
Pressure of improving each game "wound up tightening the noose around my neck".
"I am very happy with how it turned out."
Super Smash Bros. in at 13. DriveClub up 999 per cent.
Rare dual-wielding variant now almost $1000 on eBay.
490,000 copies knocked out in three days.
Extra fighter will also be sold separately, Nintendo confirms.
"I think there might be criticism that we are cutting up content."
UPDATE: UK launch dates revealed.
In celebration of Smash Bros. appearance.
Now a week... earlier!
Heads to 3DS next year.
Mewtwo DLC revealed, free if you buy both Wii U and 3DS versions.
Begins with the words "Master" and "Crazy".
A multi-man melee.
UPDATE: Nintendo retracts claim, apologises.
3DS version has now sold 2.8m worldwide.
The missing Link.
Lack of Circle Pad Pro support for same reason.
This expansion comes free.
Plus all sorts of tournaments, competitions and discounts.
Meaning no Wii U appearance either.
Early copies now out in the wild.
Around the Samus Disney Infinity and Skylanders.
Shulk confirmed for Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS, meanwhile.
Allegedly features the dog from Duck Hunt.
Halberd did you want him back?
Meta Knight and Samus outfits spotted.
Captain Falcon returns, while Rayman appears in trophy form.
Two hours of gameplay and shenanigans.
And Mr. Game and Watch?
UPDATE: Photos of the entire range, and an indication of cost.
Mii characters and Palutena from Kid Icarus now playable.
Supported by Super Smash Bros.
Plus, Fire Emblem's Ike confirmed to return.
But there's no sign of the Able Sisters.
Digital event, live-streams and Smash Bros. tournament lined-up instead.
Charizard! Yoshi! Sheik! Zero Suit Samus! Greninja!
He's back again and about time too.
Big Mac and fries.
A penguin classic.
Mario Galaxy stars to feature in Wii U and 3DS brawler.
Note its easter egg in A Link Between Worlds too.
My god, it's full of stars.
We knew he'd be in from the Outset.
15 characters so far announced.
Out of this world.
The gloves are off.
UPDATE #2: See the Wii Fit trainer, Mega Man and Villager in action.
"The one word I've said the most this year, by far, is 'Ow!'"
Nintendo determined to prevent dedicated gaming consoles from dying out as threat from next-gen and mobile looms
Iwata finds it strange that many think cloud gaming is the future.
Hardware divisions to collaborate in new Kyoto headquarters.
Has made "no known effort to trace or audit its supply chain".
Dislikes "complicated controls just for the sake of it."
Nintendo's Iwata: "we just do not care what kind of 'more beef' console Microsoft and Sony might produce"
We're different, he says, maybe wearing a tie-dye t-shirt.
Co-developing duties a "big priority" company wide.
Teases cast doodle.
Tales, Gundam, SoulCalibur and Tekken devs on board.
"Look at the very first GameCube games, and compare them to Resident Evil 4."
Frame-rate halved when two pads are in use, Nintendo reports.
Can't "just expand the volume of the game".
Miyamoto working on "small but important" projects for new console.
Wii U games to leverage core game tools.
"I want these people to play Tekken, too!"
Nintendo's answer to PSN and XBL.
Are you ready?
Hits key markets in time for Christmas.
Iwata to show Wii U's "final format" at E3 2012.
Re: games, digital, but not necessarily price.
Nintendo answers tough investor questions.
"We've got no plans whatsoever."
Nintendo calls the register.
"We really shouldn't have announced it."