Nintendo Announces the Participants in the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 Tournament

Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 Tournament Who will emerge victorious when eight talented players from around the world compete in the Super Smash Bros. game for the Nintendo Switch system? The world will find out during the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 tournament taking place the same week as the E3 2018 trade show in Los Angeles. In a recently released video, shown above, Nintendo revealed a global list of invited players that will compete to see who will reign supreme in the upcoming livestreamed event. The announced lineup of competitors includes:  MkLeo – A professional Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player from Mexico. His favorite Nintendo game is Fire Emblem. He was the champion at GENESIS 4 and GENESIS 5. He was also the EVO Japan 2018 champion. ZeRo – A professional Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player from Chile. His favorite Nintendo game is Xenoblade Chronicles. His hobbies include writing and motocross. He was the champion at EVO 2015 […]

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E3 2018 Press Conference Schedule (So Far)

E3 is almost upon us. Believe it or not, E3 2018 is almost here. The annual gaming extravaganza returns to Los Angeles in June for what is poised to be one of the biggest week’s all year for gaming news. Much of the news is expected to come from the various press conferences taking place during the week. Microsoft, Bethesda, and EA have already announced the date and time of their briefings, while we’re expecting Sony, Nintendo, Ubisoft, and others to follow soon. EA kicks things off on Saturday, June 9, with its EA Play briefing, while Microsoft and Bethesda will follow on Sunday afternoon and evening, respectively. Ubisoft will follow Monday afternoon, with Sony’s presentation expected later that evening. Nintendo then keeps things moving with its briefing on the morning of June 12. There will be a PC Gaming Show this year as well, while we hope that indie […]

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Nintendo Switch Online launches this September

Nintendo shares new details about its Nintendo Switch Online service coming in September Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch Online service is an affordable, multi-featured paid service that lets users enjoy online play for compatible Nintendo Switch games, access classic NES games with added online functionality, back up save data for most games and use additional features for the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app that will enhance the online experience for compatible games. Nintendo revealed more information about Nintendo Switch Online, including pricing, Save Data Cloud backup and additional details about the classic NES games subscribers will be able to play when it launches in September. U.S. Pricing: Various price points offer a variety of affordable options for different players. Individual memberships: One month: $3.99 Three months: $7.99 12 months: $19.99 Family membership (12 months): $34.99 With a family membership, up to eight Nintendo Account holders will be able to use the Nintendo Switch Online service, […]

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Owlboy: Limited Edition for Switch and PS4 takes flight in July

SOEDESCO announces a unique boxed Limited Edition for Owlboy Rotterdam, The Netherlands – May 4, 2018 – SOEDESCO is delighted to announce that they will be releasing a unique Limited Edition of Owlboy for both Nintendo Switch and PlayStation®4. The Limited Edition will become available in stores on the 13th of July. Limited Edition Contents The Limited Edition of Owlboy includes the base game for either Nintendo Switch or PS4TM along with a range of alluring collector’s items, in an exclusive Limited Edition box. Each of these boxes will include the following items: Owlboy base game for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation®4 Certificate of authenticity with a unique Limited Edition number Original soundtrack, physical copy featuring the majestic Owlboy sounds Owlboy notebook for logging all your adventures Owlboy manual full of useful information about the game Two pins, one of the Owlboy logo and one of main character Otus Two metal coins inspired by the collectible ‘Buccanary coins‘ in […]

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Nintendo Download, May 3, 2018: Time to Get Funky!

Nintendo Download, May 3, 2018: Time to Get Funky!

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. 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. and Canada ages 18 and older […]

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Too cool for Hyrule: May My Nintendo rewards

May is a special month for Legend of Zelda™ fans! The Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition game for the Nintendo Switch™ system launches on May 18th. The ultimate version of Hyrule Warriors brings the Legend of Zelda™ series to life in new ways, as players take controls of their favorite Legend of Zelda characters in the battle for Hyrule. You can choose from 29 playable heroes and villains, including fan favorites like Link, Zelda, Impa, Skull Kid, Young Link, and Lana. To celebrate the game’s launch, My Nintendo is offering a Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask: Dire Moon Nintendo 3DS™ HOME Menu theme. You can redeem your points up to five times to receive up to five codes for the theme. You can write the code on the back of this Legend of Zelda character printable to share it or simply send cards to other Legend of Zelda fans! Don’t forget to redeem your reward points for a May […]

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MEGA MAN 2 AND MEGA MAN X LIMITED EDITION 30TH ANNIVERSARY CLASSIC CARTRIDGES NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

Capcom and iam8bit Celebrate Video Game Icon’s 30th Anniversary with Mega Man® 2 and Mega Man® X for Original Platforms SAN FRANCISCO – May 1, 2018 – Capcom and iam8bit are kicking off “Mega May” with the announcement of two nostalgic Mega Man® collectibles: the Mega Man® 2 – 30th Anniversary Classic Cartridge and Mega Man® X – 30th Anniversary Classic Cartridge. These brand new, limited edition reproductions are now available for pre-order on iam8bit.com for $100 each. Units are expected to ship late September 2018. Each game is a Limited Edition of 8,500 units. Each cartridge comes in one of two available colors. Cartridge colorways are randomly inserted into sealed, unmarked boxes so each package is a surprise. Mega Man 2 – 30th Anniversary Classic Cartridge – $100 Limited Edition of 8,500 Opaque Light Blue (7,500 units total) or Translucent, Glow-in-the-Dark Blue (1,000 units total) Brand-new playable cartridge Dual-Fold Box w/ Foil, Gloss & Embossments Premium Instruction Booklet […]

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YVELTAL and XERNEAS

Two Legendary Pokémon join the fun in May!

YVELTAL and XERNEAS Available at GameStop (US) or GAME stores (UK), May 4–27, 2018 Two Legendary Pokémon originally discovered in the Kalos region join the fun in May! Head to a participating GameStop store (GAME store in the UK) from May 4–27, 2018, where you can get a code that will allow you to obtain Yveltal in Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Sun, or Xerneas in Pokémon Ultra Moon or Pokémon Moon. Xerneas and Yveltal join the fun in May! In this month’s video, GAME FREAK discusses the design process for these Pokémon. US Trainers, head to a GameStop from May 4–27 to get a special code card for one of these Legendary Pokémon: https://t.co/48LFRHBh4O #BeLegendary pic.twitter.com/po6vaX2yxe — Pokémon (@Pokemon) May 1, 2018 HOW TO GET YVELTAL OR XERNEAS Open your Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Pokémon Ultra Sun, or Pokémon Ultra Moongame. Select Mystery Gift on the main menu. Select Receive Gift. […]

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Nintendo Outlines Plans for E3 2018

The Recently Announced Super Smash Bros. Game for Nintendo Switch Headlines a Week of Games, Tournaments and More REDMOND, Wash., April 26, 2018 – Nintendo is returning to the E3 video game trade show in June with fan-favorite activities and new features to keep watchers around the world and attendees in Los Angeles engaged and having fun. As in recent years, Nintendo will focus its E3 activities on games coming soon, with a special spotlight given to a key headlining title: the recently announced Super Smash Bros. game coming to the Nintendo Switch system this year. Games launching beyond 2018 will be featured at a later date.   The festivities kick off with two days of high-level competitive action at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles. On Monday, June 11, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. PT, qualifying teams representing the United States/Canada, Japan, Europe and Australia/New Zealand will ink their way to glory […]

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Nintendo Download: Vikings, Shadow Cores and Squids!

Nintendo Download: Vikings, Shadow Cores and Squids!

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. 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. and Canada ages 18 and older […]

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