Feature: All Hail The Game Boy Micro, The Sexiest And Most Impractical Game Boy Ever

© Nintendo Life Before we dive in, let’s begin with a few words on the topic at hand when it was raised in the Nintendo Life office: “Such a neat little machine.” “I’ve always wanted one.” “Somehow I ended up with two.” “The most enjoyable way to get carpal tunnel.” We were, of course, discussing … Read more Feature: All Hail The Game Boy Micro, The Sexiest And Most Impractical Game Boy Ever

Today’s The Big Day – Happy 35th Anniversary, Mario!

35 years ago today, on 13th September 1985, the original Super Mario Bros. launched for the Famicom in Japan. Nobody could have predicted just how successful Nintendo’s main mascot would become, especially 35 years down the line, but here we are, looking at one of the most instantly recognisable faces in gaming and – arguably … Read more Today’s The Big Day – Happy 35th Anniversary, Mario!

Introducing The Grand Seiko Sport Spring Drive Chronograph GMT SBGC238 60th Anniversary Watch

BY HARLAN CHAPMAN-GREEN You know, I think it’s the 60th anniversary of Grand Seiko this year? I may be wrong, but we have had five different articles on 60th-anniversary pieces so far this year. Well, here’s another one! This is the Grand Seiko reference SBGC238; it’s Grand Seiko’s idea of a heavy-hitting sports watch in solid … Read more Introducing The Grand Seiko Sport Spring Drive Chronograph GMT SBGC238 60th Anniversary Watch

Introducing The Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary SBGR321 Limited Edition Watch

BY JOVAN KRSTEVSKI Grand Seiko continues its 60th-anniversary celebrations by adding more special releases to its catalog. A short while back we looked at the high beat reference SBGH281 and here we are today with the new SBGR321. This watch features a blue sunburst dial that attempts to re-create the beauty of the sky during sunrise … Read more Introducing The Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary SBGR321 Limited Edition Watch

Mario’s Anniversary Puma Kicks Will Be Available In Sunshine And Galaxy Variants

Foot Locker Nintendo is going all out with collaborations for Mario’s 35th anniversary, and part of this is a special shoe line with Puma. In addition to the RS-Dreamer Super Mario 64 basketball shoes Puma is adding Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy variants. It seems this ties in with the recently announced Switch … Read more Mario’s Anniversary Puma Kicks Will Be Available In Sunshine And Galaxy Variants

Puma Looks Ready To Pounce On Super Mario’s 35th Anniversary With Some Nintendo-Branded Sneakers

Not modelled after the plumber’s own sensible footwear, we might add. In recent years we’ve seen sportswear giant Puma getting in on the vidya game action with various crossovers: a couple of years back there was a line of Sonic-styled sneakers, and last year the company teamed up with the Tetris company for a fetching … Read more Puma Looks Ready To Pounce On Super Mario’s 35th Anniversary With Some Nintendo-Branded Sneakers

Platinum Celebrates The First Anniversary Of Its Switch Exclusive Astral Chain

It seems like a lifetime ago (at least to us) since the action-adventure hack and slash Astral Chain arrived exclusively on the Nintendo Switch, but this week it’s only just reached the one year mark. To celebrate the game’s first anniversary, PlatinumGames prepared a special Lappy cake for the occasion, and Platinum concept artist Yuki … Read more Platinum Celebrates The First Anniversary Of Its Switch Exclusive Astral Chain

Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition SBGH281 Watch

BY DHANANJAY PATHAK While 2020 would sadly be remembered as the year of the Coronavirus pandemic, it also happens to mark the 60th anniversary of Grand Seiko. To commemorate this special occasion, Grand Seiko released watches such as the cutting edge SLGH002 and the bold looking SLGA001 earlier this year. And now, the celebrations continue with the … Read more Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition SBGH281 Watch

Mario Celebrates His 35th Anniversary With Two New Nintendo Switch Controllers

The Switch is receiving not one but two new officially licensed Mario themed controllers this September. The smaller pad is from HORI and the regular-sized one is from PowerA. The Horipad Mini is designed for younger players with tiny hands. Despite its size, this mini pad comes with dual analog sticks, a D-Pad and all … Read more Mario Celebrates His 35th Anniversary With Two New Nintendo Switch Controllers

Rare Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary

The iconic UK-based developer Rare this week celebrates its 35th anniversary. For any Nintendo fan, arguably its best years were around the time of the N64 generation when it released one hit after another. We’re talking Banjo-Kazooie, the first-person shooter Perfect Dark, Diddy Kong Racing, and how could you forget the adults-only Conker’s Bad Fur … Read more Rare Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary