SEGA / ATLUS E3 2018 Roundup

SEGA / ATLUS E3 2018 Roundup

Dance with Robots, Explode Some Thugs, Navigate a Labyrinthine Nightmare, and More IRVINE, Calif – June 20, 2018 –  SEGA / ATLUS had an incredible showing at E3 2018. Leading up to the show, the company announced three new games headed to the West, including the highly-anticipated Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight and Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight, set for an early 2019 release, as well as the localization of the Ryu ga Gotoku Studios-developed Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise, planned to launch on October 2, 2018. Demos for all of the SEGA / ATLUS-announced titles were available at the booth, marking the first-ever playable hands-on demos for the English localizations of Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight, Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight, Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise, Valkyria Chronicles 4, and Yakuza Kiwami 2. A demo of Shining Resonance Refrain was also released to the public […]

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Valkyria Chronicles 4 Heads to the Front Lines This September!

Prepare for Operation Northern Cross When Valkyria Chronicles 4 Launches September 25 IRVINE, Calif. – June 19, 2018 – Report for duty, soldiers! Valkyria Chronicles 4 launches on September 25, 2018 on PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One™, and Steam® for PC! Pre-order and first-run physical copies of the North American version of the game will come packaged as the “Valkyria Chronicles 4 Launch Edition.” This edition comes with an exclusive Ragnarok (the adorable medic dog!) controller skin for your platform of choice’s controller. Head over to the official Valkyria Chronicles 4 website to find out where you can pre-order one today! For our fans in the EU and UK, the launch edition will come with a special sticker of everyone’s favorite battlefield hero (and very good boy), Ragnarok! “Memoirs from Battle” Premium Edition Take the fight to the Empire with the Valkyria Chronicles 4 “Memoirs from Battle” premium edition, and dive into two […]

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Nintendo Switch Summer of Fun 2018 GameTruck

Nintendo and GameTruck Bring A “Summer of Fun” to Walmart Stores Across the Country

100 Walmart Stores Will Feature Nintendo Switch Game Demos, Fun Activities and Chances to Win Great Prizes REDMOND, Wash., June 19, 2018 – Families that visit select Walmart stores this summer are in for a fun Nintendo surprise. Nintendo is teaming up with GameTruck and Walmart to create a “Summer of Fun” in parking lots at 100 Walmart locations around the country. Launching on June 23 and running until Aug. 19, the Nintendo Switch Summer of Fun will feature demos for Nintendo Switch games like Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Tennis Aces, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Visitors will also be able to take part in family photo sessions and meet costumed characters like Mario (at select locations). The game demos and Nintendo activities are open to everyone, and there is no cost to attend. “We love bringing families together through our systems, games and lovable characters,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s […]

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Calling All Families! Apply to Compete in Disney Channel’s Nintendo Switch Family Showdown Contest

Apply to Compete in Disney Channel’s Nintendo Switch Family Showdown Contest Are you a family that loves Nintendo and wants to show off your skills in various Nintendo games? If so, you can enter for a chance to win the Disney Channel presents Nintendo Switch Family Showdown contest and be one of four families to compete in an epic Nintendo Switch showdown. Nintendo Switch Family Showdown will be featured on the Disney Channel and Disney XD, and streamed on the DisneyNOW app this summer. The Disney Channel presents Nintendo Switch Family Showdownwill pit families against each other in a fun and friendly competition. On a colorful Nintendo-themed set, families will compete in a series of challenges in Nintendo Switch games, like searching for collectibles in Super Mario Odyssey, competing in head-to-head matchups in Mario Tennis Aces and participating in dance-offs in Just Dance 2018. Families can apply for the contest by submitting an original video, up to one minute in length, […]

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Nintendo Download, June 14, 2018: It’s Battle Royale Time!

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. 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 on the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Customers in the U.S. and Canada ages 18 and older […]

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E3 Day 1 Recap: Nintendo Crowns Tournament Winners, Makes New Announcements throughout the Day

E3 Day 1 Recap: Nintendo Crowns Tournament Winners, Makes New Announcements throughout the Day

Nintendo finished the first day of the E3 video game trade show in Los Angeles with two competitive champions and a host of bonus announcements that built on today’s Nintendo Direct: E3 2018 video presentation. Nintendo crowned ZeRo of Chile the champion of the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 tournament. A longtime player of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, ZeRo defeated seven other top-ranked Super Smash Bros. players from around the world to successfully defend his title from Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Invitational in 2014. ZeRo emerged as the top player of the new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system. In the final match, ZeRo used Mario to defeat runner-up MkLeo of Mexico, who played as Sonic. In both head-to-head and two-on-two matches, the tournament showcased new fighters like Ridley from the Metroid series and returning favorites from past games in the franchise. In other competitive news, the GG BoyZ of Japan emerged triumphant […]

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Nintendo Smashes E3 with 2018 Lineup, Details About Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Fortnite Arrives Today on Nintendo Switch; New Super Smash Bros., Pokémon Games and Many More All Launching This Year LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2018 – Nintendo opened its activities for the annual E3 2018 video game trade show with a bang – and a smash. Showing world-first footage of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Nintendo shared details about the latest entry in a series with sales of more than 40 million units worldwide. A new game built for the Nintendo Switch system, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate lets up to eight players square off in action-packed battles that are all about smashing beloved video game characters off the screen. Legendary game worlds and fighters collide in the ultimate showdown at E3 2018, which runs through June 14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Nintendo made its announcements during its Nintendo Direct: E3 2018 video presentation, which can also be viewed at https://e3.nintendo.com. “At E3, we’re showing how Nintendo Switch continues […]

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ADULT SWIM GAMES REVEALS JULY 19 RELEASE DATE FOR POOL PANIC, THE WORLD’S LEAST REALISTIC POOL SIMULATOR, ON NINTENDO SWITCHTM AND WINDOWS PC

ATLANTA – June 8, 2018 – Adult Swim Games and independent developer Rekim have announced that Pool Panic, the world’s least realistic pool simulator, will launch on Nintendo Switch™ through the Nintendo eShop and Windows PC via Steam on July 19, 2018. Pool Panic is a sprawling adventure game full of weird things to do with pool balls. Play as a mischievous cue ball in a giant game of pool, and explore a colorful cartoon overworld full of jungles, deserts, carnivals, cities and more. Knock around a peculiar cast of billiard balls, solve puzzles and take down bosses with a variety of uniquely challenging mechanics and strategies! There are more than 100 levels featuring almost anything you can imagine, including soccer, mini-golf, winter sports, summer sports, dive bars, birthday cakes, motorcycle gangs, a Ferris wheel, castles, ghosts, zombies, lollipop forests, wheat and a ton of other oddities. Play through the entire journey on your own, or challenge […]

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