Save Coins on Black Friday with New Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 2DS Bundles

Save Coins on Black Friday with New Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 2DS Bundles

Purchase Either System and a Get a Game at a Great Value REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 13, 2018 – Still deciding what to buy during this year’s Black Friday? Make sure to add some fun Nintendo items to the shopping list! Starting on Black Friday, Nintendo is offering deals on two awesome systems that would be great gifts for any person in your life – whether they are longtime video game fans or just getting started. The first is a Nintendo Switch system with the hit Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game as a full game download at a suggested retail price of only $299.99. That’s basically like getting a free game (which is a $60 value) with your purchase of Nintendo Switch! And to make driving in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe feel even more realistic, Nintendo is also offering a set of two white Joy-Con Wheel accessories at a suggested retail price of $14.99. Playing with the […]

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POKÉMON Detective Pikachu

The world of Pokémon comes to life!

The first-ever live-action Pokémon movie, “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” stars Ryan Reynolds as the titular character in the first-ever live-action movie based on the iconic face of the global Pokémon brand—one of the world’s most popular, multi-generation entertainment properties and most successful media franchises of all time. Fans everywhere can now experience Pikachu on the big screen as never before, as a talking detective Pikachu, a Pokémon like no other. The film also showcases a wide array of beloved Pokémon characters, each with its own unique abilities and personality. The story begins when ace private eye Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to communicate with one another, Tim and Pikachu join forces on […]

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Nintendo Switch Holiday Experience

Take Holiday Shopping to the Next Level at the Nintendo Switch Holiday Experience

Play Games and Make Nintendo Memories at Malls Across the Country REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 8, 2018 – Some of the hottest Nintendo Switch games of the holiday season will be playable at the Nintendo Switch Holiday Experience, coming to select shopping centers all around the U.S. starting on Nov. 10. The all-star lineup of family-friendly games includes Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Super Mario Party, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2019 and Overcooked 2, among others. The Nintendo Switch Holiday Experience is a vibrant space that invites fans of all ages to stop in and experience all things Nintendo, and get recommendations about what Nintendo products to buy for their friends and family members this holiday season. Plus, they can try out a Nintendo Labo: Vehicle Kit and interact with a Fortnite-themed photo experience. Admission to the experience is free and everyone is welcome. “With the Nintendo Switch Holiday Experience, we wanted to give families a place to take a break and […]

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Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us

New Trailer for Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us

Check out the full trailer for the new Pokémon animated film arriving in theaters this November. Ash and Pikachu are returning to the big screen in the latest Pokémon animated film, Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us, and you can get a sneak peek of the famous duo’s upcoming adventure in this new theatrical trailer. After you’ve watched the preview, remember that you can purchase tickets by visiting www.FathomEvents.com/Pokemon or by going to a participating theater box office. Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us will be screening on November 24, 26, and 28, and December 1, so don’t miss out on the chance to see the film in theaters. In Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us, Ash and Pikachu journey to a seaside city filled with a delightful cast of characters, including a young athlete, a compulsive liar, a shy researcher, a bitter old woman, and a little girl with a big secret. They’re […]

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TETRIS

9th Annual Classic Tetris World Championship, Oct 20-21 in Portland, OR

TETRIS® CHAMPS BATTLE FOR SUPREMACY AT THE 9TH ANNUAL CLASSIC TETRIS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, OCTOBER 20-21 IN PORTLAND, OR WHAT: Will Jonas Neubauer once again hold on to his 7-time Tetris champion title? From across North America, Europe and Asia, players are preparing to partake in one of the most heated Tetris battles in the world of video games – the annual Classic Tetris World Championship (CTWC).  On Oct. 20 and 21 in Portland, OR, the 9th annual CTWC, organized by avid fans of the 1989 NES version of the game, comes to the Oregon Convention Center during the Portland Retro Gaming Expo. 2018 competitors will include: returning champions Jonas Neubauer (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017) and Harry Hong (2014), European champion Svavar Gunnar Gunnarsson, Japanese Tetris Grand Master Koryan, and many other players featured in the award-winning documentary Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters. Entry fee for the CTWC is $20. Entrants can make as […]

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Monster Hunter

CAPCOM ANNOUNCES FILM ADAPTATION OF BLOCKBUSTER MONSTER HUNTER GAME SERIES

LOS ANGELES, CA — (October 4, 2018) – Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that their mega-hit video game series, Monster Hunter™, is being adapted for the big screen by Constantin Film with Paul W.S. Anderson directing. “After living and breathing in the universe of Monster Hunter for 14 years we are thrilled with enormous anticipation to see our creations adapted for a theatrical release,” said Monster Hunter Series Producer, Ryozo Tsujimoto “Monster Hunter’s fan base has exploded over the past year with the runaway success of the game Monster Hunter: World™. It is our hope long-time fans and new alike will join us on this exciting exploration of the Monster Hunter universe.” Tentatively dubbed, MONSTER HUNTER, the film tells the story of two heroes who come from different worlds to defeat a shared danger, the powerful, deadly and magnificent monsters that inhabit the land. Along the way viewers will make new discoveries […]

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SEGA of America COO and President Ian Curran Assumes Dual-Role of Atlus U.S.A. President and COO and SEGA West CEO Tatsuyuki Miyazaki to Become Atlus U.S.A. CEO

SEGA of America COO and President Ian Curran Assumes Dual-Role of Atlus U.S.A. President and COO and SEGA West CEO Tatsuyuki Miyazaki to Become Atlus U.S.A. CEO

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 […]

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Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us

The Adventure Continues with ‘Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us’ Coming to UK Cinemas for a Limited Time this November

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 […]

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Pokémon returns to US movie theaters this Thanksgiving

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; […]

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