Category Archives: Nintendo

Fnatic dismisses ‘false’ Nintendo eSports discussion rumours

Update: Fnatic says the report suggesting they have been in talks with Nintendo is not true. The organisation's owner, Sam Mathews, told eSports News UK that the report by PVPLive is false, and that Fnatic has not been in talks with Nintendo around its strategy in eSports. Nintendo revealed its new Switch console late last month and…
Read more

You can now support Esports News UK on Patreon

You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on crowdfunding website Patreon. If you're a fan of what we do, and would like to contribute, you will allow us to produce better content, cover more games and pay for better web hosting (which means our site won't…
Read more

Why Charizard Y is better than Charizard X

When I first got Pokémon Y, I was disappointed to learn that I couldn't Mega Evolve my Charizard into the Fire/Dragon hybrid Mega Charizard X. X in my opinion looks much better in black and blue than the standard Charizard orange, plus he's a dragon type. But come the end of the game, and testing out…
Read more

Pokémon X and Y: Trading centre and chat zone

Are you looking for a certain Pokémon in Pokémon X or Y? Can't find the trade you want using the in-game Global Trade Station (GTS) or Wonder Trade? Leave a post below and chat with other users to swap friend codes and trade Pokémon, or take part in Friend Safaris and hunt for shiny Pokémon together. (more…)
Read more

Top 50 multiplayer games

There's nothing quite like beating a friend or relative at a video game to get into the Christmas spirit, so we've rounded up the best competitive multiplayer games - both online and offline - to give you some extra gaming ideas this festive season. Here's our pick of the top 50 competitive multiplayer games. We've kept…
Read more

How to catch a Shiny Pokémon (updated for X and Y)

Shiny Pokémon are the rarest types of pocket monsters you can catch, and have become somewhat of a Holy Grail for fans and collectors of the series. To celebrate the release of Pokémon X and Y, we explain how to catch one of these highly sought after shiny specimens. However, don't read on unless you…
Read more

How to get three shiny legendary Pokémon and Mega Blaziken

Pokémon fans will be able to get shiny versions of the following legendary Pokémon at select GAME stores in the UK and Gamestop in the US: Dialga, Giratina and Palkia. These shiny legendary Pokémon feature alternate colour schemes compared to their regular versions, and can be downloaded by bringing along your DS or 3DS and a copy…
Read more

What do the big upcoming Nintendo games play like?

There are tons of new games for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U on the horizon including Mario, Zelda and Pikmin titles. We test out Bayonetta 2, Super Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 8, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Pikmin 3, Sonic Lost World, Yoshi's New Island and Duck Tales at a recent…
Read more

Fire Emblem Awakening Seals Guide

Fire Emblem Awakening is a cracking tactical RPG for the Nintendo 3DS, but it's not easy to know when to use a Master Seal or Second Seal to change or upgrade your class. We explain how to get the best out of your characters by re-specialising them at the right time in this Seal guide. (more…)
Read more

How to catch the Hylian Loach

Forget Zelda. Ignore Hyrule. Ganondorf? Pah. We all know the biggest achievement in Zelda: Ocarina of Time is catching the fabled Hylian Loach fish. Since Ocarina of Time 3D has just been released for 3DS, it's a great time to catch up on your fishing skills and hook this beast using our walkthrough. (more…)
Read more

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close