On-Pack Promotion Gets the Party Started and Offers Fans a Chance to Win Prizes REDMOND, Wash., PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2018 – Nintendo is teaming up with Lunchables to add a little more fun to kids’ lunch breaks. Timed to kick off with the launch of the Super Mario Party game for the Nintendo Switch system on Oct. 5, the promotion adds imagery of the iconic characters from the game to select Lunchables packaging on store shelves across the U.S. Plus, Lunchables is giving fans the opportunity to win special Super Mario Party prize packs throughout the delicious promotion, which lasts through December. “This partnership with Lunchables is another exciting way for us to expose even more people around the country to the world of Nintendo,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “This program is a perfect opportunity to kick off the celebration of Super Mario Party by combining the game’s love for unpredictable fun with Lunchables’ love of […]Continue reading
Oh look, it’s ranking-update time again! With that in mind, here’s the top 30 rankings in UK, Japan, and the USA for the period between September 18th to October 2nd, as of 14:13 GMT: UK 01. Undertale (8-4) 02. Minecraft (Mojang / Microsoft) 03. SEGA AGES: Sonic The Hedgehog (Sega) 04. Super Mario Party (Nintendo) | 2x Gold Coins Pre-Purchase 05. Capcom Beat’em Up Bundle (Capcom) 06. Hollow Knight (Team Cherry) 07. The Way Remastered (SONKA) | 80% Off 08. Stardew Valley (Chucklefish) 09. Surgeon Simulator CPR (Bossa Studios) 10. FIFA 19 (Electronic Arts) 11. Cities: Skylines – Nintendo Switch Edition (Paradox Interactive) 12. Overcooked! 2 (Team 17) 13. Violett (Forever Entertainment) 14. Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (Square Enix) 15. Into the Breach (Subset Games) 16. Risk of Rain (Hopoo Games) 17. Dead Cells (Motion Twin) 18. Thumper (Drool LLC) 19. Dragon Ball FighterZ (Bandai Namco) 20. Mario Kart […]Continue reading
Ready, Set, BLAST! The long-awaited sequel Mega Man 11 is out starting today across North America both at retail and digitally for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, plus a digital release on Windows PC. In the US and Canada, a physical collector’s release is available for Nintendo Switch in limited quantities and includes a new Mega Man amiibo and more memorable, collectible goods. Blending classic side-scrolling action gameplay with unique new features and a fresh new look, players can join the Blue Bomber on his new adventure alongside iconic series friends like his creator Dr. Light and robot dog Rush to take down long-time moustachioed series villain Dr. Wily! To celebrate the release of Mega Man 11, Capcom has released a brand-new launch trailer that gives players a snapshot of Mega Man’s latest robot-busting journey while also teasing a […]Continue reading
Get ready to turn your Nintendo Switch into a coffee machine! Let’s get Hyperactive! Barcelona, Spain. October 1st 2018 – Super Hyperactive Ninja by Grimorio of Games and JanduSoft S.L. is coming to Nintendo Switch on October 25nd. You can preorder the game starting on October 11th, with a whooping 40% OFF! Don’t miss the trailer: Or on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Xb-AvIzg0E Get ready to tune up your coffee-ninja skills; you will need them in this hardcore platformer! Super Hyperactive Ninja is a fast-paced hyper-caffeinated action-platformer in 2D, designed with those who want a real tough challenge and speedrunners in mind. Recover the stolen coffee before you fall asleep! Use the power of caffeine to enter Hyperactive Mode, to run faster and kill enemies, but use it wisely! Your energy is limited, and must be recharged with the coffees you find in the levels. If you run out of caffeine, its GAME OVER! Play against a friend in crazy fast-paced 1-on-1 battles in […]Continue reading
Former Atlus U.S.A., Inc. President and CEO Naoto Hiraoka will focus on his role as Atlus brand owner and further expand the Atlus brand worldwide IRVINE, Calif. – Oct. 1, 2018 – SEGA of America, Inc. (SOA) and Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today announced that Ian Curran, SEGA of America, Inc. President and COO, will become President and COO of Atlus U.S.A., Inc. and work alongside SEGA West CEO Tatsuyuki Miyazaki to further the financial goals of both SEGA of America, Inc. and Atlus U.S.A., Inc. Mr. Miyazaki will assume the role of Atlus U.S.A., Inc. CEO as Naoto Hiraoka steps into a role to focus as Atlus brand owner. Recognized for his contribution to and leadership of ATLUS U.S.A., Inc. and the resulting success of titles like Persona 5, Catherine and SMT series, Mr. Hiraoka will now move forward leading many of the company’s important creative projects. “I’m so proud of […]Continue reading
Keeping with Pokémon news, Tickets are Now Available for the new Animated Pokémon Movie, in UK Cinemas on November 24th and December 1st 2018 LONDON – October 01 2018 – This November, CinEvents, Fathom Events and The Pokémon Company International invite Pokémon fans to experience the highly anticipated “Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us” on the big screen, with UK screenings on November 24th, December 1st plus additional screenings in select cinemas till December 3rd. The first official teaser trailer for “Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us” can also be viewed here. Based on the globally popular Pokémon brand, “Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us” tells a new story of Ash and Pikachu as they team up with diverse characters to face unique challenges and thrilling Pokémon battles in this heartwarming film that illustrates the value of teamwork. The feature-length anime film has a unique art style, new characters, and some exciting […]Continue reading
The latest Pokémon film, Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us, arrives in theaters for a limited engagement courtesy of Fathom Events. Pokémon fans will have a good reason to head out to the theater later this year when the newest Pokémon animated film comes to the big screen this holiday season. Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us will have a limited theatrical release through Fathom Events on November 24, 26, and 28, as well as December 1. You can check out the trailer for Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us right here: Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us tells the story of Ash and Pikachu as they journey to a small seaside town filled with a diverse set of characters. Ash and Pikachu end up in a tiny town by the sea, where the townspeople worship the legendary Pokémon Lugia. (No word on if this town is set in Johto, Lugia’s home region; […]Continue reading
Nationwide Tour Kicked Off in Los Angeles with Celebrity Jordin Sparks REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 29, 2018 – Calling all Pokémon Trainers! Nintendo and The Pokémon Company International just unveiled a special opportunity to play the Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! games for the Nintendo Switch system before they launch on Nov. 16. The cross-country Pokémon: Let’s Go, Road Trip! tour kicked off today in Los Angeles with multi-platinum recording artist, actress and self-proclaimed Pokémon fan Jordin Sparks, who joined hundreds of fans to play the new games and mingle with Pikachu and Eevee in person. Over the next two months, fans across the United States will have a chance to visit this colorful pop-up tour, featuring Pikachu- and Eevee-themed trucks, fun photo opportunities, special giveaways (while supplies last) and demos of the Nintendo Switch games. The game demos will also feature the Poké Ball Plus accessory, a new controller compatible with the games that looks and […]Continue reading
Explore the Stories Behind the Most Impactful Conflicts in Europa’s History
IRVINE, Calif., – September 28, 2018 – Need a refresher course on Europan history before heading into Valkyria Chronicles 4? Players can enjoy the game without any previous knowledge of the series, but there’s a rich bit of history to be uncovered for those interested. Join noted Europan Historian Douglas Welch as he dives deep into the history of the First and Second Europan wars in Valkyria Chronicles 4 | Europan History in 5 Minutes!
Ready to enlist? Valkyria Chronicles 4 is available now!
Now that you’re fully-educated on the background of the Second Europan War, you can experience it firsthand through the eyes of Squad E Commander Claude Wallace in the acclaimed Valkyria Chronicles 4! The game is available now on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Steam. More info is available at http://valkyria.sega.com/.
Valkyria Chronicles 4 Features:
- A Coming-of-Age Story in a Time of War – Valkyria Chronicles 4 takes place in the same timeframe as the original Valkyria Chronicles, but focuses on a whole new cast of main characters. Players will take command of the eager, young Commander Claude Wallace, engineer/heavy weapons extraordinaire Riley Miller, hotheaded Darcsen Raz, ice-cold ace sniper Kai Schulen, and more. Together, they will experience the painful realities of war–but will the bonds of Squad E’s friendships survive the frozen battlefield?
- The Next Generation “BLiTZ” Battle System – The part overhead turn-based strategy, part RPG, and part real-time 3rd person shooter “BLiTZ” battle system returns to the field. New features include an explosive new class called the Grenadier, numerous offensive/defensive battleship support options, chances for a unit to have a “Last Stand” action before death, and more. Plus, fight the imperial threat with more units on larger-scale maps than ever before.
- CANVAS Aesthetics – The series’ signature hand-drawn visual style is back and overhauled for the newest generation. Inspired by watercolor compositions, the CANVAS Graphics Engine blends visual elements of reality and imagination to create an expressive world filled with colorful emotions. Watch the journey of Squad E unfold like an interactive painting!
- The Return of a Legendary Composer – The illustrious Hitoshi Sakimoto, original composer of the Valkyria Chronicles series and countless other emotional epics, returns to provide a sweeping orchestral score for Valkyria Chronicles 4.
Nintendo, PlayStation and Atari-themed sweaters tantalising our eyeballs this festive season Merchoid have unveiled the first officially licensed gaming Christmas Sweaters ready for the 2018 Holiday season. If you’re a Zelda fan in the Christmas spirit, you’re in luck as the The Zelda: Wreath of the Wild Christmas sweater features Link’s distinctive green mixed with classic Christmas colours, while the Zelda: Tinsel and Triforces sweater is in classic ‘Link green’ with just a splash of brown to channel your inner Christmas tree. There’s no traipsing around Viridian Forest for hours to find the Pokemon All I want for Christmas is Chu sweater, which features Pikachu in a Christmas hat sharing a festive wink. If you’re lucky enough to have the Playstation Mini under your Christmas tree, then the Playstation: 12 Days of Play Christmas Sweater is the perfect Christmas Sweater for you; the large 94 on the back celebrates the year the original Playstation was released. For those with more […]Continue reading