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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Top Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Teams Head to Japan for Global Tournament

Some of the best Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate players are packing up their Splattershots and Smash Balls and are headed to Japan to represent North America in a global tournament. The tournament featuring competitive Nintendo Switch games kicks off on Oct. 12 at Nintendo Live, an event in Kyoto, Japan. This is the first year that Nintendo Live has invited players from any countries outside Japan to compete in Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The North American Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate teams will be decided by upcoming online qualifying tournaments – the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North American Online Open August 2019 and the Splatoon 2 North American Online Open Summer 2019. The rule set for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North American Online Open August 2019 will be 3-stocks, no items and best of three. A full rule set can be found here. Registration for the Splatoon 2 North American Online Open Summer 2019 will take place on Aug. 15. A full […]

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POP-UP POKÉMON CENTER TO OPEN IN LONDON THIS OCTOBER

London, UK—August 5, 2019—The Pokémon Company International is excited to announce its plan to open a special pop-up Pokémon Center retail location in London this October. Located in Westfield London (Ariel Way, Shepherd’s Bush W12 7GF) and open only for a limited time from October 18 to November 15* 2019, the store will give fans a chance to browse and purchase a range of Pokémon Center-branded products, including exclusive designs not found anywhere else. The pop-up Pokémon Center London celebrates the highly anticipated launch of the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games for Nintendo Switch this November; paying tribute to the United Kingdom’s role in inspiring the design and feel of the all-new Galar region players will explore in the games. Further details on opening times, products available to purchase and additional in-store activities will be revealed in the coming months. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will be released worldwide on November 15, 2019, exclusively […]

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Nintendo Brings Fun Games to San Diego Comic-Con

Visitors Can Check Out the Latest Nintendo Switch Games, Hot Wheels Mario Kart Vehicles and More REDMOND, Wash., July 16, 2019 – Nintendo is headed to San Diego Comic-Con for a few days of fun, sun and Nintendo Switch gaming. During the July 18-21 show, Nintendo’s booth at the San Diego Convention Center will focus exclusively on the MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order game, which launches during the show on July 19 exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system. But to access even more games, Nintendo also encourages fans of all ages to visit the Nintendo Gaming Lounge in the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina at 333 W. Harbor Drive, directly adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center. Access to the lounge is free and open to everyone. “We are excited to give everyone a chance to play some of the newly announced games that will be launching later this year […]

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Nintendo Wraps Up a Day of Video Game Fun at E3

Nintendo kicked off the first day of the E3 video game trade show with big announcements in its morning Nintendo Direct presentation. Nintendo followed its presentation with a day of Nintendo Treehouse: Live gameplay and interview segments designed to give fans a deeper look at various games:      Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield: Developers from GAME FREAK inc. explained how wild and random encounters work in the game. They also showed off the in-game battle system, Max Raid Battles and details of the Wild Area. The games are scheduled to launch Nov. 15.   Animal Crossing: New Horizons: Game Director Aya Kyogoku and Producer Hisashi Nogami gave a first look at live gameplay and an introduction to the deserted island setting. They offered details about game features and the new crafting system, and demonstrated the ability of players living on the same island to play together by sharing a Joy-Con controller. The game […]

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Nintendo Continues Its Countdown to E3 2019 with More Details on What Fans Can Expect

Nintendo Continues Its Countdown to E3 2019 with More Details on What Fans Can Expect

Tournaments, Hands-On with Multiple 2019 Games, Nintendo Treehouse: Live (with an Indie Day!) and Best Buy Sampling add up to a Week of Fun REDMOND, Wash., June 6, 2019 – As the E3 2019 video game trade show rapidly approaches, Nintendo provided more details about some of its activities around the June 11-13 event in Los Angeles. Nintendo confirmed that the Nintendo Switchgames available for people to play on the show floor include Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, which were the focus of a recently released Pokémon Direct. Other games on the show floor include Luigi’s Mansion 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order, in addition to various other games playable in Nintendo’s booth. Fans will hear details about additional upcoming titles for Nintendo Switch during the Tuesday-morning Nintendo Direct presentation, with continued information during the week on Nintendo Treehouse: Live, with a focus on indie games on Thursday, June 13. […]

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Nintendo Switch Heads Across the U.S. for an Interactive Road Trip for Kids and Families

Nintendo Switch Heads Across the U.S. for an Interactive Road Trip for Kids and Families

Nintendo Switch Games, Photo Opps and Fun Experiences Coming to Cities All Around the Country REDMOND, Wash., May 30, 2019 – Nintendo plans to bring Nintendo Switch games, memorable photo opportunities and activities for the whole family to cities across the country. The Nintendo Switch Road Trip tour runs June 26 through October and offers visitors a colorful and highly interactive space featuring playable demos of some of the hottest Nintendo Switch games of the summer like Super Mario Maker 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, among others. The stops throughout the road trip are designed with kids and families in mind, offering them a one-of-a-kind Nintendo-themed experience that they can enjoy together! “The Nintendo Switch Road Trip highlights the portability of Nintendo Switch as we travel the country to bring our games directly to fans,” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Whether you’re visiting a state fair or […]

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finals of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 taking place at Amsterdam’s Beurs van Berlage on 4th and 5th May.

SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE EUROPEAN SMASH BALL TEAM CUP 2019 FINAL WILL TAKE PLACE IN AMSTERDAM ON 4TH AND 5TH MAY

Winners will join the World Championships in Los Angeles on 8th June, where Alliance Rogue will also represent Europe in the Splatoon 2 World Championship Teams from across Europe have been splatting and smashing their way through two thrilling championship circuits in the past months. With French team Alliance Rogue recently taking the crown in the Splatoon 2 European Championship, it’s now up to Europe’s best Super Smash Bros. Ultimate squads to decide their kings of the ring at the finals of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 taking place at Amsterdam’s Beurs van Berlage on 4th and 5th May. And the most exciting part of this road to glory: both the European champions in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 will go on to compete in the World Championships which will be held on 8th June in Los Angeles. Fans who want to […]

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Nintendo Switch and Frito-Lay Variety Packs Make Snack Time a Little More Super (Mario)

Nintendo Switch and Frito-Lay Variety Packs Make Snack Time a Little More Super (Mario)

Purchase Specially Marked Frito-Lay Variety Packs for a Chance to Win a Nintendo Switch Prize Package REDMOND, Wash., and PLANO, Texas, March 21, 2019 – Nintendo is teaming up with Frito-Lay to add superstar characters from some of its hit Nintendo Switch games to the in-store packaging of various Frito-Lay Variety Packs. Starting on March 25 and running through May 19, the spring promotion will include package art featuring the three characters Mario, Luigi and Yoshi from various Nintendo Switch games like New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Super Mario Party, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Mario Tennis Aces and Yoshi’s Crafted World. Like Frito-Lay Variety Packs, all of these Nintendo Switch games are fun for families to enjoy together. Fans who purchase the specially marked Frito-Lay Variety Packs will also have the chance to win a Nintendo Switch system and three Nintendo Switch games selected by Frito-Lay*. Frito-Lay Variety Packs are giving away these Nintendo Switch prize packs […]

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