Nintendo Switch Bundle with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Highlights Nintendo’s Black Friday Offers

Offers on Nintendo Switch, Games and Accessories are a Great Value for Families REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 7, 2019 – As the holiday season approaches, families are looking for ways to spend more time together – shared experiences that create long-lasting memories. This Black Friday, Nintendo is offering a bundle that will provide those memories right out of the box! Starting on Nov. 28, select retailers will offer the bundle, which includes a Nintendo Switch system and a download code for the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game, at a suggested retail price of only $299.99*. That’s the price of a Nintendo Switch system with a game for no extra cost! With the multiplayer fun of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and two Joy-Con controllers included with the Nintendo Switch system, families can open the bundle and start playing together right away. In addition to the bundle, several Nintendo Switch games will be available at a suggested […]

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Nintendo Download, Oct. 31, 2019: Have a Howling Good Time in Luigi’s Mansion 3

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, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. 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 Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account. Customers in the U.S. […]

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New York Videogame Critics Circle Honors Reggie Fils-Aimé with Andrew Yoon Legend Award at 9th Annual New York Game Awards Ceremony

Legend Award recognizes Reggie’s exceptional leadership and significant impact on the gaming industry New York City, Oct. 29, 2019 – The New York Videogame Critics Circle will honor former President and COO of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aimé, with its Andrew Yoon Legend Award at the 9th annual New York Game Awards ceremony on January 21, 2020 at SVA Theatre in Manhattan. The Legend Award recognizes individuals and organizations that exhibit a significant, sustained body of work that shows exceptional achievement and innovation. Past recipients of the award include Jade Raymond, Richard Garriott, Todd Howard, Rockstar Games and Ralph Baer. “We present Reggie with the organization’s Legend Award as a sign of our continued gratitude and admiration for his positive and lasting impact on the video game industry,” said New York Videogame Critics Circle founder and board president, Harold Goldberg. “Never before have we seen such a dynamic and captivating, yet […]

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Luigi’s Mansion 3

PHOTOS: Luigi’s Mansion 3 Haunted Hotel Event

Nintendo recently invited people to check out a spooky experience to celebrate the upcoming launch of the Luigi’s Mansion 3 game for the Nintendo Switch system on Friday Oct 18th. At the event, you and your family was able to demo Luigi’s Mansion 3 on Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite systems in a space inspired by the haunted hotel in the game, take fun photos and enjoy themed food and beverages. It was a scary good time for all – in case you missed it, here are some Nintendo provided pictures!

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Galarian Ponyta

NEW POKÉMON DISCOVERED IN THE GALAR REGION

The Galarian Form of Ponyta Will Appear in Pokémon Shield October 9, 2019—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo confirmed today that the Galar regional form of Ponyta will appear in the highly anticipated upcoming Pokémon Shield video game. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield launch November 15, 2019, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system. The Galarian Pokémon made a surprise appearance during a “livestream” of a forest in the Galar region. Galarian Ponyta Category: Unique Horn Pokémon Type: Psychic Height: 2’7″ Weight: 52.9 lbs. Ability: Run Away | Pastel Veil Galarian Ponyta have been found in a certain forest of the Galar region since ancient times. It is said that they were exposed to the overflowing life energy of the forest over many generations, and therefore their appearance became unique in this region. Galarian Ponyta can absorb the life energy of the surrounding atmosphere and store it in its mane. Its mane will become more colorful, and […]

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New Nintendo Direct Highlights Next Wave of Games Coming to Nintendo Switch

New Nintendo Direct Highlights Next Wave of Games Coming to Nintendo Switch

Plus Banjo & Kazooie Join Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Starting … Today! REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 4, 2019 – During a packed Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo announced many new games coming to the Nintendo Switch system, including Blizzard’s mega-hit game Overwatch Legendary Edition, as well as games launching today like Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition. Nintendo also provided new details about previously announced upcoming games, like The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Other highlights of the Nintendo Direct presentation include the introduction of Terry Bogard from the Fatal Fury series as the fourth playable DLC fighter in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game coming in November, the reveal of classic Super NES games coming to the Nintendo Switch Online service and the announcement of beloved games like Return of the Obra Dinn, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE and the definitive version of the original Xenoblade Chronicles all making their way to Nintendo Switch “Nintendo has been delivering new content for […]

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Nintendo Powers Up LUNCHABLES Lunch Combinations Just in Time for Back-To-School Season

LUNCHABLES Sweepstakes Offers the Chance to Win a Nintendo Switch System and a Collection of Nintendo Switch Games REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 27, 2019 – When kids head back to school this fall, their lunch boxes will contain a little Nintendo surprise. Starting on Sept. 1 and running through Nov. 30, Nintendo is partnering with LUNCHABLES to bring some of its most recognizable video game characters to select LUNCHABLES packages. Characters from Nintendo Switch games like Super Mario Maker 2, Yoshi’s Crafted World, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will strike a pose on specially marked packages of LUNCHABLES. Each Nintendo-powered LUNCHABLES package will include a My Nintendo code, which can be redeemed for the chance to win a prize package or 100 Platinum Points*. These Platinum Points can be redeemed by My Nintendo members for exclusive digital placemat activity sheets, name tags or other fun Nintendo-themed rewards. One grand prize will be given away each […]

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Final Fantasy & Life is Strange Headline Square Enix's PAX West 2019 Lineup

Final Fantasy & Life is Strange Headline Square Enix’s PAX West 2019 Lineup

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 26, 2019) – Developer panels, fan activities and giveaways will be among the many offerings from SQUARE ENIX® at this year’s PAX West 2019, held at the Washington State Convention Center from August 30 – September 2. Midgar comes to life in Booth #2335 with several familiar sights from Sector 1, including a re-creation of the train station and a stunning Mako reactor that looms over the show floor, and houses gameplay demos of FINAL FANTASY® VII REMAKE. Square Enix also invites fans to experience current and upcoming games at Booth #2141, including FINAL FANTASY XIV: Shadowbringers™, FINAL FANTASY VIII Remastered, Trials of Mana™ and more. Fans can also hop on Cloud’s iconic Hardy Daytona motorcycle from FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE for photo ops and take part in a variety of other fun activities at PAX. In addition to the activities listed above, visitors to Square Enix’s booth will be able to: Attempt to beat […]

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Pokémon Panels and More Make Up a Packed PAX West Experience for Nintendo Fans

Play Nintendo Switch Games, Go on The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Scavenger Hunt and Experience More Nintendo Fun REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 22, 2019 – Nintendo is headed to PAX West in Seattle from Aug. 30 to Sept. 2 with a host of games, activities and fun for every type of gamer. Highlights of Nintendo’s packed presence at this year’s show include: a booth full of playable Nintendo Switch games, including new and unreleased games like Luigi’s Mansion 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — Complete Edition, DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition, Pokémon Swordand Pokémon Shield a panel and signing opportunity featuring developers from upcoming game DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition, which features Hero, the latest addition to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass a Pokémon tourism booth promoting the Galar region from Pokémon Swordand Pokémon Shield a fun scavenger hunt based on The […]

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