Nintendo Brings Fun Games to San Diego Comic-Con

Visitors Can Check Out the Latest Nintendo Switch Games, Hot Wheels Mario Kart Vehicles and More REDMOND, Wash., July 16, 2019 – Nintendo is headed to San Diego Comic-Con for a few days of fun, sun and Nintendo Switch gaming. During the July 18-21 show, Nintendo’s booth at the San Diego Convention Center will focus exclusively on the MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order game, which launches during the show on July 19 exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system. But to access even more games, Nintendo also encourages fans of all ages to visit the Nintendo Gaming Lounge in the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina at 333 W. Harbor Drive, directly adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center. Access to the lounge is free and open to everyone. “We are excited to give everyone a chance to play some of the newly announced games that will be launching later this year […]

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The Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition Announced

Nintendo Reveals Special Pokémon Edition of Newly Announced Nintendo Switch Lite System

The Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition Will Be Available Nov. 8 REDMOND, Wash., July 10, 2019 – A special Pokémon-themed version of the newly announced Nintendo Switch Lite system will be available in North America starting Nov. 8. The Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition features stylish cyan and magenta buttons and illustrations of the two new Legendary Pokémon from the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games* for Nintendo Switch. This unique system will be available at a suggested retail price of $199.99, while supplies last. “November is shaping up to be a big month for Pokémon fans, with the arrival of this special hardware followed by the launch of the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games one week later,” said Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser. “The Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition will be a great gift for Pokémon fans who want to play the latest games on the go.” In […]

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Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo Introduces Nintendo Switch Lite, A Device Dedicated to Handheld Game Play

A New Addition to the Nintendo Switch Family, Nintendo Switch Lite is Compact and Lightweight, Making it Easy to Take on the Go REDMOND, Wash., July 10, 2019 – In a video today, Nintendo introduced Nintendo Switch Lite, a device designed specifically to play Nintendo Switch games in handheld mode. The Nintendo Switch Lite system launches Sept. 20 at a suggested retail price of $199.99 and will be available in three different colors: yellow, gray and turquoise. A carrying case and screen protector set for Nintendo Switch Lite will also be available. “Adding Nintendo Switch Lite to the lineup gives gamers more color and price point options,” said Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser. “Now consumers can choose the system that best suits how they like to play their favorite Nintendo Switch games.” The flagship Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017 and offers three different play modes: playing in TV mode […]

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Mortal Kombat 11 (Original Game Soundtrack)

The Music of Mortal Kombat 11 (Original Game Soundtrack) Available Now via Digital Retailers & Streaming Platforms

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios today released the Mortal Kombat 11 (Original Game Soundtrack). Fresh off the most successful launch in franchise history, award-winning composer Wilbert Roget, II and the Mortal Kombat 11 music team have carefully created this selection of original music to seamlessly transport listeners back into the game’s bone-crushing fighting and cinematic story mode. This original soundtrack captures the drama, grandeur and heart of Mortal Kombat 11 as Raiden and his allies face Kronika in the final battle for control of time and fate. With an assortment of tracks that combine the warmth of traditional folk instruments, cutting edge electronica and the power of a modern orchestra, the music of Mortal Kombat 11 takes players on an emotional journey as they continue the epic saga that is more than 25 years in the making. The Mortal Kombat 11 (Original Game Soundtrack) is available now digitally via online retailers and streaming services in conjunction with Warner Bros.’ WaterTower […]

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DRAGON BALL FighterZ - World Tour 2019/2020 

DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ – WORLD TOUR RETURNS FOR A SECOND ROUND IN 2019/2020

The round-the-globe fighting tournament kicks-off at the CEO Fighting Game Championships from the 28th to 30th June, 2019 in Daytona Beach, Florida 18th June, 2019 – Richmond, UK: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe is delighted to announce the return of the DRAGON BALL FighterZ – World Tour in 2019/2020, following the breakout success of the inaugural championship in 2018/19. The DRAGON BALL FighterZ – World Tour 2019/2020 is a global tournament series that runs for 8-9 months from June 2019 to the beginning of 2020. Players from around the world will compete throughout the year to decide a Grand Champion at the DRAGON BALL FighterZ – World TourRed Bull Finals in France. The top 16 players will be decided based on winner-takes-all Saga events, points accumulated across the tour at Saga and ‘Tenkaichi’ Events, or through the Last Chance Qualifier. There will be three Saga events across the tour: at EVO, DRAGON BALL FighterZ – World Tour Red Bull Saga Spain and DRAGON […]

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Nintendo Treehouse: Live Focuses on Indie Games, with Two Launches Today!

Nintendo Treehouse: Live Focuses on Indie Games, with Two Launches Today!

Thursday’s Nintendo Treehouse: Live programming focused on some of the great indie games and content coming to the Nintendo Switch system. And viewers didn’t have to wait long to play two games featured during the show – the new rhythmic action-adventure game Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda and Overcooked! 2: Night of the Hangry Horde DLC are both available to purchase and download now from Nintendo eShop. Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda, the latest title from Brace Yourself Games, combines the move-to-the-beat gameplay of the acclaimed Crypt of the NecroDancer game with the iconic characters, items and locations from the Legend of Zelda series. In the Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda game, each move the player makes – whether it’s moving, attacking, defending, using items or more – must be timed to the beat of the music, which features […]

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Nintendo Wraps Up a Day of Video Game Fun at E3

Nintendo kicked off the first day of the E3 video game trade show with big announcements in its morning Nintendo Direct presentation. Nintendo followed its presentation with a day of Nintendo Treehouse: Live gameplay and interview segments designed to give fans a deeper look at various games:      Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield: Developers from GAME FREAK inc. explained how wild and random encounters work in the game. They also showed off the in-game battle system, Max Raid Battles and details of the Wild Area. The games are scheduled to launch Nov. 15.   Animal Crossing: New Horizons: Game Director Aya Kyogoku and Producer Hisashi Nogami gave a first look at live gameplay and an introduction to the deserted island setting. They offered details about game features and the new crafting system, and demonstrated the ability of players living on the same island to play together by sharing a Joy-Con controller. The game […]

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Nintendo Shows Broad Lineup of 2019 Nintendo Switch Games for Every Gamer

Super Mario Maker 2 Starts Regular Launches that Include Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, Luigi’s Mansion 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2019 – Nintendo opened its activities at E3 2019 by showcasing multiple Nintendo Switch games scheduled to launch in 2019 and beyond. During its Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo revealed new information for games, including Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, Luigi’s Mansion 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, ASTRAL CHAIN and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The Nintendo Direct also revealed upcoming Nintendo Switch games, including The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition from CD PROJEKT RED, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics from BonusXP and En Masse Entertainment, CONTRA ROGUE CORPS from Konami and TRIALS of MANA from SQUARE ENIX. Nintendo also revealed two new paid downloadable fighters coming to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game: Hero from the DRAGON QUEST series to be available this summer, […]

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SQUARE ENIX MUSIC Now Streaming

SQUARE ENIX MUSIC LIBRARY COMING TO GLOBAL STREAMING PLATFORMS

Music from FINAL FANTASY Series Available Now on Apple Music, Spotify, and More LOS ANGELES (June 10, 2019) – During the SQUARE ENIX® E3 live event earlier today, SQUARE ENIX announced the arrival of its music catalogue, beginning with music from FINAL FANTASY®, on music streaming services. Music from the legendary FINAL FANTASY series marks the first of the SQUARE ENIX music catalogue to arrive on streaming platforms. Starting today, listeners around the world can press play on the full original soundtrack and arrangement albums for games in the beloved series at any time and on the go. Now watch the announcement trailer: Or visit: https://youtu.be/0EB2znoDclI. Surpassing over 144 million sales worldwide since the release of its first title in 1987, the FINAL FANTASY series has received critical acclaim from fans around the globe for its cutting-edge visuals, reinvention and unique worlds and stories for players to immerse themselves in. […]

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Nintendo Continues Its Countdown to E3 2019 with More Details on What Fans Can Expect

Nintendo Continues Its Countdown to E3 2019 with More Details on What Fans Can Expect

Tournaments, Hands-On with Multiple 2019 Games, Nintendo Treehouse: Live (with an Indie Day!) and Best Buy Sampling add up to a Week of Fun REDMOND, Wash., June 6, 2019 – As the E3 2019 video game trade show rapidly approaches, Nintendo provided more details about some of its activities around the June 11-13 event in Los Angeles. Nintendo confirmed that the Nintendo Switchgames available for people to play on the show floor include Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, which were the focus of a recently released Pokémon Direct. Other games on the show floor include Luigi’s Mansion 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order, in addition to various other games playable in Nintendo’s booth. Fans will hear details about additional upcoming titles for Nintendo Switch during the Tuesday-morning Nintendo Direct presentation, with continued information during the week on Nintendo Treehouse: Live, with a focus on indie games on Thursday, June 13. […]

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