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Nintendo Hits Big Milestones from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday

U.S. Nintendo Sales Top $250 Million During the Five-Day Period REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 28, 2018 – Nintendo Switch set two new records from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday: It became the best-selling Nintendo console in U.S. history for that five-day period, surpassing even Wii system sales. Nintendo Switch also had its best-selling week ever in the United States. In fact, according to Adobe Analytics, Nintendo Switch was among the most-purchased items online on Thanksgiving Day and the overall top-selling video game product online for the Black Friday-Cyber Monday time period. Strong demand resulted in shoppers buying more than $250 million in Nintendo products from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, according to Nintendo’s internal sales figures, demonstrating that Nintendo has something for everyone this holiday season. That sales total accounts for video game systems like Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, retro systems like Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition and Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Smash Up Video

In this video provided by Nintendo, a group of creators tell us why they are excited for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and about their favorite characters in the upcoming game.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Overview Trailer feat. The Announcer

Nintendo has posted a whirlwind overview video of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch, hosted by none other than…The Announcer?! Who better to guide you through the game than the voice of the menus himself!

Time to get amped because gaming icons are about to clash in the ultimate showdown you can play anytime, anywhere when Super Smash Bros. Ultimate launches on Nintendo Switch December 7th. Learn more about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! https://www.smashbros.com/en_US/index.html

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Nintendo eShop Top 30 Charts – November 2nd, 2018

Nintendo eShop Top 30 Charts – November 2nd, 2018

With Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and both version of Pokémon Let’s Go becoming available to pre-purchase, Diablo III: Eternal Collection now officially out, and several games coming back thanks to the (now over) European big sale… it’s ranking update time again! Let’s take a look at the top 30 rankings in UK, Japan, and USA as well as some added up and comers for the period between October 19th through November 2nd, as of 18:10 GMT. UK 01. Dark Souls Remastered (Bandai Namco) 02. Super Mario Party (Nintendo) 03. Minecraft (Mojang / Microsoft) 04. Diablo III: Eternal Collection (Blizzard) 05. BAFL – Brakes Are for Losers (Plug In Digital) 06. Undertale (8-4) 07. Bulb Boy (Bulbware) | 83% Off 08. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) | 2x Gold Coins Pre-Purchase 09. Stardew Valley (Chucklefish) 10. Golf Story (Sidebar Games) 11. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ (Nicalis) 12. Oxenfree (Night School) 13. Hollow […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Direct Unleashes New Details

New Fighters, Modes, Gameplay Features and DLC Highlighted in Comprehensive Video Presentation; Incentives Offered to Pre-Purchase Digital Version of Game REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 1, 2018 – In the final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Direct video presentation before the game launches exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system on Dec. 7, Nintendo blew the lid off of many new modes, fighters and gameplay features of the massive video game crossover event, including details about upcoming DLC. With the reveal of new fighters Ken from the Street Fighter series and Incineroar from the Pokémon franchise, all playable fighters at launch – all 74 of them! – have been unveiled. But more fighters, stages and music tracks will be coming in the form of DLC, which was also announced in the video presentation. To view the Nintendo Direct video in its entirety, visit https://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct. To see the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct 11.1.2018 + Nintendo Treehouse: Live Presentation, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAbu0LaQxmc Nintendo also […]

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Nintendo Partners with the Tailgate Tour to Bring Super Smash Bros. Ultimate to Colleges This Fall

End-Zone Rivalries Meet In-Game Rivalries at College Football Tailgates REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 12, 2018 – During select college football games this season, there might be rivalries playing inside andoutside the stadium. Fans could see Mario vs. Bowser, or Zelda vs. Ganondorf, or the Inklings vs. Ridley, or frankly any of the thousands of combinations that can be formed with a roster of more than 70 playable fighters. That’s because the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system is heading to college campuses this fall to join some of the biggest tailgate parties of the season. To lead up to the game’s launch on Dec. 7, Nintendo is partnering with Wendy’s College Tailgate Tour, the largest traveling fan experience in college football, to bring Super Smash Bros. Ultimateto notable football matchups to let fans play the game before heading into the stadium to cheer on their favorite team. The setup will feature a customized Super […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Dark Samus and Chrom gameplay video and a ‘King K. Rool’ video released.

King K. Rool, the main antagonist from the original Donkey Kong Country games, is joining the game as a playable fighter..

King K. Rool and Snake battle it out in this special 1 vs. 1 battle captured by the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate development team.

Stage Morph: In a Super Smash Bros. first, the Stage Morph option will let players seamlessly transition between two different stages. When you select this option in the rules, one stage will transform into another during battle.

“Team Metroid” and “Team Fire Emblem” go head-to-head in this special 2 vs. 2 battle from the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate development team. The new Stage Morph feature also makes an appearance!

Simon Belmont and King K. Rool Join the Fight in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Nintendo Switch Exclusive Features More Than 70 Fighters, 100 Stages, 900 Music Tracks and Counting… REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 8, 2018 – A legendary vampire hunter and a fan-favorite villain are joining the sprawling cast of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game. In a Nintendo Direct video presentation entirely focused on the Nintendo Switch exclusive, it was revealed that Simon Belmont from the Castlevania series and King K. Rool, the main antagonist from the original Donkey Kong Country games, are both joining the game as playable fighters. In addition, the Nintendo Direct also shared additional information on Echo fighters, new stages, new modes and one of the most impressive collections of music ever in a single game, with more than 900 music tracks and 28 hours of music. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate launches exclusively for Nintendo Switch on Dec. 7. “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is one of the biggest games Nintendo has ever released,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice […]

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Nintendo Brings Super Smash Bros. Ultimate to Fans at San Diego Comic-Con

Nintendo Brings Super Smash Bros. Ultimate to Fans at San Diego Comic-Con

Play the Latest Hot Games and Take Part in Cool Activities in the Nintendo Gaming Lounge  REDMOND, Wash., July 17, 2018 – Nintendo is headed to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con from July 19 to July 22 with many fun Nintendo Switch games, including the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game, as well as a host of fun activities perfect for fans of all ages. At the Nintendo Gaming Lounge, located in the San Diego ballroom of the Marriott Marquis & Marina adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center, attendees will be able to get hands-on time with hot Nintendo Switch games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Mario Tennis Aces, FIFA 19, and Super Mario Odyssey. Fans can also get their groove on with Just Dance 2019 from Ubisoft, featuring a special dance floor. For preview night badge holders, the fun starts on July 18. Fans will even be able to get a feel of the new Poké Ball Plus controller […]

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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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