Donkey Kong Country Swings Onto Nintendo Switch Online This Month

Donkey Kong Country Swings Onto Nintendo Switch Online This Month

On July 15, Donkey Kong, the unstoppable king of swing, returns to the Nintendo Switch system with his touchstone adventure, the classic Super NES™ game Donkey Kong Country™. With a Nintendo Switch Online membership, you’ll be able to join Donkey Kong, his pal Diddy Kong and their trusty animal friends as they explore jungles, climb snowcapped mountains and ride rollicking minecarts to hunt down their missing bananas from a cruel gang of Kremlings. In addition to Donkey Kong Country, the hard-hitting wrestling game Natsume Championship Wrestling is also joining the Super Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online library for the Nintendo Switch™ system. The Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online collection is adding a new NES™ game this month too: the isometric, action-RPG The Immortal. The Nintendo Switch Online service now offers access to 85 classic games that can all be enjoyed at no extra charge. Here’s a full rundown of the games being added this month: Super NES Donkey Kong Country – Armed with […]

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Paper Mario: The Origami King

Crafty Companions and Clever Combat Details Unveiled for Paper Mario: The Origami King on Nintendo Switch!

In a new trailer released today, Nintendo peeled back additional layers about the upcoming Paper Mario: The Origami King game, launching on July 17 for the Nintendo Switch family of systems. The trailer can be viewed by visiting https://papermario.nintendo.com/#trailer. King Olly has moved Peach’s Castle in his devious plot to fold the world! Luckily, Mario’s ability to wield mighty paper techniques will put a crinkle in those plans. Mario’s journey to untie the massive streamers binding the castle will lead him through vast regions full of surprises. He’ll visit underground sewers, raging rapids, an ancient ruin, a ninja-filled mansion and a lively desert oasis that will quench anyone’s thirst for excitement. A cast of off-the-wall characters adds an extra dimension to the expedition, too. There’s a Bob-omb who’s lost his memory, the Toad professor of ancient history, and Kamek, the Magikoopa who’s always got something up his sleeve. Mario will find assistance along the way […]

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Rev Your Engines! Real-Time Multiplayer is Coming to Mario Kart Tour for Smartphone Devices

All Mario Kart Tour Players Worldwide Will Have Free Access to Real-Time Multiplayer Races Beginning March 8 at 8 p.m. PT REDMOND, Wash., March 2, 2020 – Gather your friends and get ready to put the pedal to the metal! Mario Kart Tour, Nintendo’s first-ever Mario Kart game for iOS and Android devices, launches its new, real-time multiplayer mode worldwide on March 8 at 8 p.m. PT. Players who update their Mario Kart Tour game to the latest version will be able to participate in real-time multiplayer races, where they can race neck-and-neck against friends and other Mario Kart Tour players nearby or online. Mario Kart Tour is free-to-start and is currently available to download for iOS and Android devices, so players can already hit the road and begin training now for the heated competition that is just around the corner. “Mario Kart Tour offers a welcoming and intuitive new spin on the popular series, and now players around the world can get […]

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Nintendo Download, Feb. 13, 2020: Serve Up Knuckle Sandwiches in an RPG Feast

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, which offers a variety of options for 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. […]

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SNAP UP THIS NEW SUPER MARIO PIRANHA POSEABLE LAMP!

Plumber finds new use for dangerous plant! Behold the Piranha Plant! This carnivorous plant and prominent nemesis of the mushroom kingdom is usually found hiding in pipes, but thanks to Mario and his friends, a few have been captured and modified into poseable lamps, perfect for your games room, living room or castle tower! Each plant is USB powered and can be fully posed into your preferred shape (with its ability to snap firmly removed) these fierce flora now spend their days lighting up your desired location, rather than shooting fireballs and trying to eat everyone’s favourite plumber. The Super Mario: Vicious Vegetation Piranha Plant Poseable Lamp can be found here: https://www.merchoid.com/super-mario-vicious-vegetation-piranha-plant-posable-lamp/ KEY POINTS Officially licensed Super Mario merchandise USB powered lamp is fully poseable Available at Merchoid.com Link to item: https://www.merchoid.com/super-mario-vicious-vegetation-piranha-plant-posable-lamp/

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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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