THE JURY IS IN: CAPCOM® RELEASES APOLLO JUSTICE™ - ACE ATTORNEY™ FOR IOS
LOS ANGELES, CA – December 1, 2016 – Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games today released its highly popular courtroom drama, Apollo Justice™: Ace Attorney™ to for iPhone and iPad devices.
In this fourth game in the series, players star as rookie defense attorney Apollo Justice as he visits crime scenes, questions key witnesses and collects vital evidence before stepping into the courtroom to prove his clients’ innocence. Facing Apollo across the courtroom is the highly talented and flamboyant prosecutor Klavier Gavin who, in addition to being a legal genius, is also lead singer of the Gavinners, a highly successful rock band with a string of hits to their name.
For the smartphone and tablet version of the game, Capcom has optimized the UI and graphics to take advantage of the superior resolutions and aspect ratios available with these current devices. Additionally, the smartphone game will offer full English and Japanese language support.
About CAPCOM Mobile Capcom Mobile is a wholly owed subsidiary of Capcom Co., Ltd. Our company is dedicated to bringing the amazing characters, stories and experiences of Capcom to the a new generation of mobile players everywhere. With one eye on the latest technology and another on Capcom¹s proud legacy we¹re looking to forge the next chapter in Capcom¹s amazing history. Capcom Mobile maintains operations in Los Angeles, Toronto, Tokyo, and Osaka, Japan. Capcom was founded in 1983, and is responsible for some of the most celebrated franchises in gaming including Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Monster Hunter®, Ace Attorney®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®.
Nintendo 3DS Games Sold 3.7 Million Units in Less Than Two Weeks
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 30, 2016 – After becoming the most pre-ordered video games in Nintendo history, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon – the latest games in the wildly popular Pokémon franchise – have now become the fastest-selling games that Nintendo has ever launched in the Americas. In less than two weeks, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems sold a combined total of 3.7 million units. That’s an 85 percent increase over PokémonX and PokémonY – the previous record holders for Nintendo’s fastest-selling games – during the same period when those games launched in 2013.
“With these huge sales figures, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon have proved themselves as two of the hottest video games to buy this holiday season,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “With great reviews and outstanding fan response, these next iterations in the Pokémon series are sure to please any player in the family.”
All Pokémon-related software has sold more than 280 million units* worldwide since launching with the Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Blue Version games in 1996. The Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Blue Versiongames are both available for download in Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS. Other notable launches in the Pokémon series include Pokémon Xand Pokémon Y (15.64 million games sold globally life-to-date), Pokémon Omega Rubyand Pokémon Alpha Sapphire(13.18 million games sold globally life-to-date).
In Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, Pokémon Trainers-in-the-making head to the game’s new Alola Region – a series of tropical islands – to catch, battle and trade Pokémon. By discovering new Z-Moves, Pokémon can unleash powerful attacks in battle. The new Poké Ride feature allowscertain Pokémon to help people get to places they wouldn’t be able to reach by using human strength alone. In addition to three new partner Pokémon, players can catch a host of new Pokémon, as well as the unique regional variants of some familiar favorites.
*Total for all Pokémon-related software: more than 280 million units worldwide as of May 2016.
About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™ and Wii™ home consoles, and Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™families of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.4 billion video games and more than 696 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi XL™, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™ and Wii systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.
About Pokémon: The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit http://www.pokemon.com.
Universal Parks & Resorts and Nintendo Will Bring the Fun of Nintendo to Life with Expansive, Highly Themed Environments at Osaka, Orlando and Hollywood
Kyoto, Japan and ORLANDO, Florida (November 29, 2016) – Imagine the fun of stepping into a larger-than-life Nintendo adventure. Gigantic Piranha Plants spring to life. Question blocks, power-ups and more surround you. And Mario and all his friends are there to pull you into a brand-new world.
You will enter an entire realm filled with iconic Nintendo excitement, gameplay, heroes and villains. And it is coming to three Universal theme parks around the globe.
The creative visionaries behind Nintendo’s legendary worlds and characters are working together with the creative teams behind Universal’s blockbuster theme park attractions. Their goal: to bring the characters, action and adventure of Nintendo video games to life within Universal theme parks. And to do so in new and innovative ways that capture what makes them so special. All of the adventure, fun and whimsy you experience through a screen will now be all around you – in breathtakingly authentic ways.
Nintendo-themed areas are coming to Universal Studios Japan, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood.
These will be expansive, immersive and interactive. They will be highly themed and authentic environments filled with multiple attractions, shops and restaurants.
Guests will feel as if they are playing inside their favorite games – this time in real life.
There will be something for everyone – regardless of their age or gaming experience level.
Planning and creative work on these areas is well underway; they will open separately over the next several years.
The new themed areas come as the result of a global partnership between Universal Parks & Resorts and Nintendo – two icons of the entertainment world. Universal theme parks create incredibly popular family entertainment experiences for millions of people based on compelling characters, stories and innovative technology. Nintendo creates remarkable and imaginative games filled with captivating stories and beloved characters.
Each Universal theme park will announce details of its specific Nintendo areas. The first such announcement will come soon.
About Universal Parks & Resorts Universal Parks & Resorts, a unit of Comcast NBCUniversal, offers guests around the globe today’s most relevant and popular entertainment experiences. With three-time Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg as creative consultant, its theme parks are known for immersive experiences that feature some of the world’s most thrilling and technologically advanced film- and television-based attractions. Comcast NBCUniversal wholly owns Universal Studios Hollywood, which includes Universal CityWalk Hollywood. It also owns Universal Orlando Resort, a destination resort with two theme parks (Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure), five resort hotels, and Universal CityWalk Orlando. In addition, Comcast NBCUniversal owns a 51 percent majority interest in Universal Studios Japan, in Osaka and has a license agreement with Universal Studios Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore. The company has also announced plans for a theme park in Beijing. About Nintendo The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™ and Wii™ home consoles, and Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ families of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.4 billion video games and more than 696 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi XL™, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™ and Wii systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™.
In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop on the Wii U console, the Nintendo 3DS family of systems and the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console.
Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on either Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in either Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Network account.
The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points™, which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel. The Nintendo DSi™ Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points™. Click here for details about the recent Nintendo DSi Shop service change.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Dragon Ball Fusions – Dragon Ball Fusions is the latest exclusive Dragon Ball experience for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. It’s an RPG action game that combines fighting, customization and collection elements to bring Dragon Ball to the next level. In this new world, players will discover powerful items, find warriors who can become their allies and build teams to bring into battle to see who the best fighters are.
Oh no! Part way through their epic battle the Octopus and Submarine have lost their way and sunk to the bottom of the ocean. Can you help them to work together to escape these deadly depths? To complete each level you must navigate the maze without crashing. You won't stop spinning so timing is everything! (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Citadale - Return to your vampire hunting roots. A new way to hunt old evil.
Citadale - Gate of Souls is a 2D Action game. You follow Sonja Dorleac as she Infiltrates a dark fortress and fights her way through the hordes of the undead. Utilize the Wii U™ GamePad and TV in different ways to view the entire map while you play. With Miiverse™ integration, you can obtain stamps as you progress through the levels and challenges. (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Discover the world of Mustland with Nelesa in the sad cells of Moon Prison with this first episode of 3Souls. In this 2D puzzle-platformer, players must utilise the unique features of the Wii U GamePad™ to solve puzzles and the touch screen to glimpse into the thoughts and feelings residing within Nelesa's soul. A second player can join in on the journey to help you with the platformer parts of the game in local Co-Op Mode.
3Souls is an episodic game, structured in 3 separate episodes. With this purchase you will receive the starting episode 1. Episode 2 and 3 will be available later as chargeable downloadable content. (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask – Upon landing in the mystical world of Termina, Link must embark on an urgent quest to solve the mystery of the moon, save the world from destruction and find his way back to the peaceful land of Hyrule in just three days. In this original Nintendo 64 version of the classic adventure, use the Ocarina’s power to manipulate time and plan your schedule as you solve mind-boggling puzzles and dungeons.
Breath of Fire II – You are the last member of the Dragon clan, fighting to rid the world of a growing evil. A cast of unusual and exciting companions joins you in this vibrant Super NES adventure across a wondrous land full of magic and mystery. You’ll find strange mystic items, memorable monsters and exotic locations in your quest to conquer evil. There’s strategy and spellcasting galore in the hours of compelling action and adventure that awaits you!
Nintendo eShop Sales:
Up to 50% off select games with Cyber Deals - Nintendo’s making it easy to save this season with big savings on select digital games. Fans can purchase on a Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family system or at Nintendo.com to download games to play over winter break. My Nintendo members also earn Gold Points on qualifying digital purchases, so it’s a win-win. This sale runs through 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 5.
Celebrate Sonic’s 25th Anniversary with up to 60 percent off select digital games. This sale runs through 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 29. Click here to see the full list of Sonic games included.
StreetPass Weekend: Thanksgiving Edition – Celebrate the tastiest holiday of the year (and the four-day weekend that comes with it) with National StreetPass Weekend: Thanksgiving Edition. From Nov. 24 through Nov. 28, you can stop by any of 29,000+ Nintendo Zone hotspots across North America with your Nintendo 3DS family system to get the goods on games with StreetPass features and enjoy network services such as online gameplay with a free automatic-Internet connection. Bring your favorite Nintendo 3DS games with online features like Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon
Remember that Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.
Nintendo Offers Cyber Deals at up to 50 Percent Off Starting Today
More Than 40 Great Games Offered at Discount Prices in Nintendo eShop
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 23, 2016 – Nintendo is offering amazing deals on some of its hottest video games. And best of all, shoppers don’t need to fight any crowds to get their hands on these games.
Starting today, select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U video games will be available at up to 50 percent off in Nintendo eShop. Nintendo is also highlighting some great games created by indie developers. Indie developers make huge contributions to Nintendo and are a key component of Nintendo’s overall business.
“As people go on the hunt for great deals this weekend, we want them to remember all the high-quality games they can download without ever leaving home” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “From Triple-A titles to indie games, Nintendo eShop has something for everyone.”
About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™ and Wii™ home consoles, and Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ families of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.4 billion video games and more than 696 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi XL™, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™ and Wii systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.