Mario and Sonic Team Up For A Spectacular Party Today!

Mario and Sonic Team Up For A Spectacular Party Today!

Bowser rides a horse, Dr. Eggman scores 10s on a perfect dive! Share your own adventures with @SEGA. IRVINE, Calif. – November 5, 2019 – Bowser rides a horse and Dr. Eggman jumps off the high dive. Luigi and Tails go on a quest to free Mario and Sonic from the Tokyo ’64 video game console, where they’ve been trapped as retro 8-bit and 16-bit versions of themselves. Where else could that happen? Nowhere. And just in time for the holidays, you can experience these fun, entertaining adventures for yourselves with family and friends. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is ready for you to join the party starting today, only on Nintendo Switch™! Get everyone together and go for the gold with Mario & Sonic! Be sure to check back for our review and gameplay thoughts of the game, coming soon. Here are three quirky ideas to create […]

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[News] -- Flight Delay = Mario & Sonic Party Time!

Flight Delay = Mario & Sonic Party Time!

You’re sitting in the airport awaiting your flight to meet the relatives for the holidays. Suddenly, the screen above you flashes with those two dreaded words: FLIGHT DELAYED. Sounds like the best time for a party, so long as you are prepared with a copy of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020! Sit back, grab a snack, and make a friend (or three), because competition awaits!  Find out more in the new trailer.. Here are five fun ideas to turn a frustrating flight delay into fun memories and new friends this holiday season: A Wah-tastic Win: Show off Wario’s perfect swimming technique in the pool and earn more gold medals than Michael Phelps. Relive the Glory Days: Bowser is surprisingly graceful on the diving platform, at least in his classic 2D form. Experience this swan of 8-bit glory leap off the high board with an elegant landing. […]

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Quad Goals: Nintendo Brings Nintendo Switch to Colleges this Fall

Quad Goals: Nintendo Brings Nintendo Switch to Colleges this Fall

Visit the Nintendo Switch: Together Tour to Earn a Bachelor’s in Fun-onomics REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 26, 2019 – Countless college students over the last 25 years have memories about Nintendo – from playing Mario Kart with friends in dorm rooms late into the night, to meeting up for some friendly Super Smash Bros. competitions in the rec center. Nintendo and college go hand in hand like Mario and a pair of overalls (which his mom obviously washes for him when he visits home). To introduce the newest generation of college students to the newest generation of Nintendo games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Nintendo is enrolling in college campuses this fall with its open-to-everyone Nintendo Switch: Together Tour. Running from Sept. 30 to Nov. 21, the tour is a great way for busy college students to take a break from some of the stresses of college life and let off some […]

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Mario Kart Tour

Let’s-A Race! Mario Kart Tour is Now Available for Smartphone Devices

The Race Around the World Begins Today with Pauline and the New York City Course REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 25, 2019 – Get your fingertips ready: Mario and friends have boosted across the starting line and begun their world tour! Mario Kart Tour, the first Mario Kart game to launch for smartphones, is now available to download on iOS and Android devices. In Mario Kart Tour, players will use intuitive touch controls to boost, drift and speed their way to victory over a series of colorful courses, with some inspired by locations in the real world. “Many drivers from the Mushroom Kingdom have raced through haunted mansions, jungles and even on rainbows, but this is the first time they have driven on real world-inspired courses” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “With Mario Kart Tour, we are able to put the beloved Mario Kart experience into the hands of mobile gamers […]

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Mario and Sonic Together in 2D with Story Mode!!

Escape from Bowser and Dr. Eggman’s ‘Tokyo ’64’ Console

Mario and Sonic Together in 2D with Story Mode!! IRVINE, Calif. – September 4, 2019 – Mario, Sonic, and friends are getting ready to make history on their home turf in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, but they’re going to need your help to overcome their biggest challenge yet. Trapped in Tokyo 1964! Dr. Eggman and Bowser have formed a powerful alliance in their latest plot to defeat Mario and Sonic. Their plan? Unleashing Eggman’s latest invention, the Tokyo ’64 console that contains the power to pull users inside a 2D game themed around the Olympic Games Tokyo 1964. Will they ever safely return from the game world of 1964, and if so, how? Lots of fun minigames, characters and Olympic Games trivia! Experience lots of fun minigames that use familiar Tokyo landmarks in unexpected ways, like climbing Tokyo Tower, finding the yellow Toad at Shibuya Scramble, and […]

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Dr. Mario World

Just What the Doctor Ordered! Dr. Mario World is Now Available for iOS and Android Devices

Nintendo Introduces Its Virus-Busting Puzzle Game Series to Smartphone Devices REDMOND, Wash., July 10, 2019 – Nintendo’s newest mobile game, Dr. Mario World, is now available for iOS and Android devices. In this free-to-start puzzle and virus-matching puzzle game, meddlesome viruses have the in-game world in a panic, and Dr. Mario and friends must eliminate them by matching capsules with viruses of the same color. “The Dr. Mario franchise first appeared in 1990, and this new installment brings the series’ colorful cast of viruses and Mushroom Kingdom doctor characters to an expanded audience on mobile devices,” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “With Dr. Mario World, there will always be a doctor in the house, on the bus, in the car and anywhere your mobile devices go.” In the Dr. Mario World game, players must plan their approach carefully, as each puzzling combination of viruses in each stage must […]

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The Doctor is In! Dr. Mario World Arrives on iOS and Android Devices on July 10th

Players can pre-register now to be one of the first to be notified when Nintendo’s newest mobile game, Dr. Mario World, launches for iOS and Android devices on July 10. A new trailer revealed new details about the puzzle game, including its capsule and virus-matching gameplay, colorful cast of viruses and characters, and more. In Dr. Mario World, meddlesome viruses have the world in a panic, and Dr. Mario and friends are tasked with eliminating them by matching capsules with viruses of the same color. Players should keep calm, take their time and plan their approach carefully, as each puzzling combination of viruses in each stage must be cleared using a limited number of capsules. Luckily, Dr. Mario isn’t the only one on call: A full office of doctors, including Dr. Peach, Dr. Bowser, Dr. Toad and many others, will be available to help players overcome the pesky viruses through various virus-busting […]

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Celebrate Mario Day 2019 With a Weeklong Nintendo Switch Promotion

Save Some Coins on Select Mario Games with Purchase of Nintendo Switch REDMOND, Wash., March 8, 2019 – Wa-hoo! It’s almost time for Mario Day! Every year, people celebrate the mustached hero of the Mushroom Kingdom, Mario, on March 10, aka Mar10 Day. For this year’s celebration, Nintendo is offering a special deal on select Mario games for the Nintendo Switch system. Between Sunday, March 10, and Saturday, March 16, anyone outside the Mushroom Kingdom can purchase select Nintendo Switch systems and one of five select games starring Mario for a suggested retail price of only $329.98. That’s a savings of $30, which amounts to 50 percent off one of the games. People that already own Nintendo Switch can still take advantage of the promotion, as they can purchase a digital download code from participating retail stores or retailer websites to redeem in Nintendo eShop for the same five Mario games […]

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Walmart-Exclusive Nintendo Switch Bundle

Start Your Holiday Shopping Early with this Walmart-Exclusive Nintendo Switch Bundle

If you haven’t yet picked up a Nintendo Switch system or are looking to jump start your holiday shopping, Walmart has a great exclusive deal starting on Sept. 5. For a suggested retail price of only $359.99, you get the Nintendo Switch system and digital download codes for two great multiplayer games – Mario Tennis Aces and 1-2-Switch – providing hours of family-friendly fun. With Nintendo Switch, you can play games anytime, anywhere. In addition to Mario Tennis Aces and 1-2-Switch, the system is the home to critically acclaimed games like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey and Splatoon 2, as well as popular franchises like Fortnite from Epic Games, EA SPORTS FIFA from Electronic Arts Inc. and Minecraft from Mojang AB. This holiday, three of Nintendo’s most popular series are coming to Nintendo Switch, with Super Mario Party, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! For more information about Nintendo Switch, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/.

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Tennis Superstar Rafael Nadal Takes on Video Game Superstar Mario in New Mario Tennis Aces Trailer

Tennis Superstar Rafael Nadal Takes on Video Game Superstar Mario in New Mario Tennis Aces Trailer

Rafael Nadal has competed against some of the best tennis players in the world, but does he have the skills to take on one of the best players from the Mushroom Kingdom? In a newly released trailer for the Mario Tennis Aces game, launching exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system on June 22, Rafael Nadal takes on Mario in a tennis showdown for the ages. Who will come out on top? Check out the new trailer to find out! In Mario Tennis Aces, you can unleash an arsenal of shots and strategies in tennis battles with friends, family and fan-favorite Mushroom Kingdom characters, including some characters that have never been playable in a tennis game before, like Chain Chomp. Whether playing with others locally* or online**, a variety of competitive game modes await that can be played anytime, anywhere! With Swing Mode, players can work up a sweat with intuitive motion controls to play a variety of […]

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