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Nintendo Addresses Error Message Near End of Metroid Dread Gameplay

Nintendo notes that a bug has been found in Metroid Dread that can prevent players from progressing under a certain condition. A patch will be released by the end of October to fix this. We apologize for the inconvenience. “The Software Was Closed Because an Error Occurred” Error If, near the end of the Metroid Dread game you receive the message, “The software was closed because an error occurred,” and the game forcibly closes. Nintendo is aware of an error in the Metroid Dread game that prevents the player from proceeding when the specific sequence below is followed near the end of the game. They are preparing a software update to prevent this error, which should be available in October 2021. Near the end of the game, if the player destroys a door while a map marker for that specific door is displayed on the map, the game will forcibly […]

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Gamescom 2021: Gamescom award 2021 – These are the nominees!

The nominees for gamescom award 2021 have been set. The international jury comprised of German and international games experts, journalists, and content creators has nominated games in 22 categories. Now, partners and fans of gamescom (August 25 – August 27) are eagerly expecting the announcement of the winners. A first batch of trophies in the Platform categories will be awarded on Wednesday at gamescom: Opening Night Live. As of now and until Saturday, August 28, 3:00 PM (CEST), gamescom fans can vote for their favorites in the two fan categories Best Streamer and gamescom “Most Wanted” Consumer Award. The latter is chosen from among the nominated titles. Votes can be cast via online survey. Winners of these fan categories as well as further jury categories such as Best Announcement, Best Lineup, Best Trailer and the HEART OF GAMING Award will be awarded throughout the program of gamescom studio. The same is […]

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GameStop Reveals Top Ten Switch Pre-Orders Since June 2021

This week GameStop revealed its top ten most pre-ordered Nintendo Switch games over the past couple of months. Data is based on reservations starting June 8. Metroid Dread continues to be the most anticipated release and the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remakes – due out this November – are in second place. The full lineup is as follows: 1. Metroid Dread 2. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl Double Pack 3. Mario Party Superstars 4. Pokemon Legends: Arceus 5. Shin Megami Tensei V 6. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond 7. WarioWare: Get It Together! 8. Doki Doki Literature Club Plus 9. Sonic Colors: Ultimate 10. Advance Wars 1 + 2 Re-Boot Camp As for the current top-selling Switch game, Nintendo’s Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is still out in front with 37.08 million unit sales worldwide. (June 2021) Sources: nintendoeverything.com and nintendolife.com

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New “Over the Rainbow Unicorn” 7in1 Travel Kits for Switch and Switch LITE

Available now in the UK on Amazon and leading games stores and online retailers Following the Best-selling, 5* rated Unicorn cases, iMP was pleased to announce the release of the new “Over the Rainbow Unicorn” 7 in 1 Travel Kits for the Nintendo Switch. This new Over the Rainbow Unicorn 7in1 Travel Kit features a new Unicorn design, the kit includes additional accessories for the world’s hottest handhelds including: Sturdy and Stylish EVA Case to protect and store your console, 10 games and accessories with a new and unique design. Clear TPU Grip Shell protects the console during transport and play. 2m braided USB A-USB C charge cable for charging on the go from any USB source. Screen protector to keep your screen protected from dust and scratches. Bring on the nose with the included earphones. Twin thumb grips improve control and reduce wear and tear on your console analogue […]

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Nintendo and Edible® have teamed up to put you in the driver’s seat for your next gift-giving occasion.


Edible® To Offer a Selection of Mario-Inspired Treats, Along With a Series of Nintendo Switch Giveaways! Nintendo and Edible® have teamed up to put you in the driver’s seat for your next gift-giving occasion. If you’re looking to give the Super Stars in your life something thoughtful for an upcoming special moment, big or small, then this collaboration has an array of options for you. “By partnering with Edible, we hope you’ll be able to add some Nintendo-themed festivities to your day,” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “With summer kicking into high gear, it’s a great opportunity to give that next milestone in life an extra boost, whether it’s in honor of winning a big race, or simply sharing a smile with someone you love.” “We are excited to partner with Nintendo,” said Somia Farid Silber, Vice President of eCommerce at Edible®. “As […]

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Nintendo Announces a New Nintendo Switch With a Vibrant 7-Inch OLED Screen

Nintendo Switch (OLED model), Launches Oct. 8th! The New Model of Nintendo Switch Also Features a Wide Adjustable Stand, a Dock With a Wired LAN Port and 64GB of Internal Storage The Nintendo Switch family of systems is about to gain a new member. On Oct. 8, Nintendo Switch (OLED model) will launch at a suggested retail price of $349.99, giving people another option for how they want to play the vast library of games on Nintendo Switch. View the video announcing the new system. Nintendo Switch (OLED model) has a similar overall size to the Nintendo Switch system, but with a larger, vibrant 7-inch OLED screen with vivid colors and crisp contrast. Nintendo Switch (OLED model) also features a wide adjustable stand for tabletop mode, a new dock with a wired LAN port, 64GB of internal storage, and enhanced audio for handheld and tabletop play. Just like Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch (OLED model) […]

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This year’s E3 is going virtual, on June 15 both the Nintendo Direct video presentation and Nintendo Treehouse: Live livestream airs

Nintendo Announces Its Activities for This Year’s All-Virtual E3

Mark your calendars! On June 15, Nintendo will host its E3 2021 livestream. Tune in at 9 a.m. PT for a Nintendo Direct presentation, featuring roughly 40 minutes of information focused exclusively on Nintendo Switch games mainly releasing in 2021. Immediately after the Nintendo Direct, continue watching for around three hours of deep dives on gameplay for a handful of Nintendo Switch games in Nintendo Treehouse: Live. While this year’s E3 is going virtual, everyone is invited to tune in to Nintendo’s digital activities on June 15. Both the Nintendo Direct video presentation and Nintendo Treehouse: Live livestream can be viewed at https://www.nintendo.com/e3/. For more information about Nintendo Switch, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 Will Be Added to PlayVS High School Leagues in Fall 2021 Nintendo and PlayVS today announced a partnership that will make the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 games for the Nintendo Switch system officially recognized varsity athletics at participating high schools. As the only scholastic competitive gameplay platform that qualifies as sanctioned high school athletics in the U.S. and Canada, PlayVS is the premier provider for students in the ever-growing world of competitive gaming. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 will be added to the official PlayVS lineup for the Fall 2021 High School season, allowing high school teams around the country to compete against each other in online matches when the season kicks off on Sept. 20. The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game will join the PlayVS roster for the Spring 2022 High School season early next year. Through this partnership with Nintendo and PlayVS’s exclusive partnership with state and national high school […]

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HelloFresh Joins Forces With the Fresh and Funny Miitopia Game for a Nintendo Switch Sweepstakes

In celebration of the upcoming launch of the Miitopia game for the Nintendo Switch system, Nintendo has teamed up with the world’s leading meal kit company, HelloFresh, for The Fresh Adventures Sweepstakes, beginning May 21. Those who enter the HelloFresh Fresh Adventures Sweepstakes will have the chance to win a Nintendo Switch prize pack, which contains a Nintendo Switch system and a download code for Miitopia! To enter the HelloFresh Fresh Adventures Sweepstakes, visit http://lp.hellofresh.com/nintendo for more details. Miitopia invites you on an adventure overflowing with hilarious moments, friends and food, which is why a partnership with HelloFresh is a natural fit. For adventurers who work up a powerful appetite on their epic quests, HelloFresh offers meals for you and your loved ones to prepare right after gameplay. Because who wouldn’t be hungry after watching their Mii characters scarf down a Hamburger, a Fluffy Omelette or even some Goblin Ham? The comedy-filled Miitopia game lets you create Mii characters of […]

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Pick Up Totino’s for the Chance To Win a Powered-Up Nintendo Switch Prize Pack Starting this weekend, Totino’s will be featuring the Nintendo Switch game Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury on select packages of Totino’s Pizza Rolls and Totino’s Party Pizza, with a sweepstakes offering a Nintendo Switch prize pack kicking off on May 1, exclusively at Walmart. “To help celebrate Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury for Nintendo Switch and bring smiles to people everywhere, a familiar mustachioed face will be greeting shoppers on packages of Totino’s products,” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “By teaming up with Totino’s, families can power up their game time with a bite-sized pizza party.” Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury features two great Mario adventures where players can explore a whirlwind of colorful courses with friends and family wherever they may be, now with […]

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