The new-and-improved...er...NEW Nintendo 3DS hits the UK today. Despite a clunky name, it's lovely, and so says our full review. The regular sized console will set you back £149.99, while the XL edition is priced at £179.99.
A new report claims that Nintendo pitched for the exclusive gaming rights to JK Rowling's then-fledgling money-printer Harry Potter back in 1998. Alas, "creative differences" at the designs not being British enough saw Warner grab the wizards-come-of-age franchise for £1m – who then paid EA to make them all. Seventeen years later, Amiibo collectors weep in unison. Read more >
This rather excellent-looking Ultraman board game from 1966 was made by a little company called Nintendo. That's right, before bringing Donkey Kong and Mario to the world's attention, Ninty was creating awesomeness like this. Read more >
The display-making division of Sharp is said to be preparing to supply Nintendo with screens for its next gaming hardware launch, with the Free-Form Display tech coming with a bendy bezel that can be formed into curves.