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New Splatoon Wii U Premium Pack Splatters Japan

Given that Splatoon has been an undeniable success for Nintendo, it isn’t particularly surprising to learn that there a new Splatoon Premium Pack will soon see release in Japan. This will include a White 32GB Wii U, White Wii U GamePad, a pre-installed digital copy of Splatoon, and the new Callie and Marie amiibo. When scanned, the amiibo will change Inkopolis Plaza into its Splatfest setup,...

Nintendo eShop Update: 2nd June 2016 (Europe)

This week’s Nintendo eShop update for Europe is another relatively quiet one, with only a handful of new additions. Wii U adds platform adventure Kick & Fennick, while New Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console will let you once again feel the jungle groove with Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong’s Double Trouble. Special Offers (Wii U) 99Seconds, EnjoyUp Games – £1.34 (€1.49) until 30...

Sheldon’s Picks Vol. 2 Arrives In Splatoon Next Week

Nintendo has announced that Ammo Knights will soon stock Sheldon’s Picks Vol. 2, introducing new weapons combinations to Splatoon. There will be nine new weapon combinations to choose between, although more details are promised once Sheldon reveals what he has chosen. It was in March’s Nintendo Direct that Sheldon’s Picks Vol. 1 was announced, which had added weapons such as the ...

Nintendo eShop Update: 26th May 2016 (North America)

StarTropics and Zoda’s Revenge: StarTropics II lead this week’s Nintendo eShop update in North America, the NES classics seeing release on the Wii U Virtual Console service. MixedBag’s psychedelic Futuridium EP Deluxe blazes a trail of glory on to Wii U, accompanied by twin-stick shooter Dual Core, JRPG epic Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice, and Rynn’s Adventure: Troub...

Hello Kitty And My Melody Costumes Added In Super Mario Maker

Sanrio’s Hello Kitty and My Melody are the latest Mystery Mushroom costumes to appear in Super Mario Maker, the iconic characters having been recreated in 8-bit pixel form. To unlock them, players will first have to successfully tackle the ‘Hello Kitty & My Melody’ event course. This is a celebratory crossover of sorts, taking inspiration from Hello Kitty’s flowery sur...

Free Battle Mini Game Charges Toward Minecraft Wii U Edition

Mojang and 4J Studios has announced plans to release “a last-minecrafter-standing deathmatch” mode for Minecraft Wii U Edition, called Battle. The first in a number of mini games to be released, their hope is that it will help players to “compete under cool and crazy rulesets with minimum fuss.” Players will race to secure weapons and resources from chests while dodging eac...

The Legend of Zelda E3 2016 Demo Playable At Nintendo NY Store

Nintendo of America has announced that The Legend of Zelda for Wii U demo that has been prepared for E3 2016 will be playable at the Nintendo NY store. Fans are invited to attend a ‘Super-Fan Signup Day’ on Saturday 11th June, where the first 500 eligible people in line when the store opens at 9am ET will receive a wristband. This can then be exchanged for a ticket between selected tim...

Nintendo NY Hosting Exclusive Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Event

Rockefeller Plaza’s Nintendo NY store are to host an exclusive preview event for Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE later this week. Those that can swing by the store between 4.30 – 7pm EDT on Thursday 26th May will have chance to play the Wii U exclusive before it launches, with the promise that you will receive “some fun Nintendo items” too. For those interested, make sure to regi...

Capital B Revealed As Yooka-Laylee’s Devious Villain

It is hard to believe that it has been a year since Yooka-Laylee was successfully backed on Kickstarter, and, to mark the occasion, Playtonic Games has shared the “star performers” in their spiritual successor to the beloved Banjo-Kazooie. We now learn that cunning buzzness executive Capital B will be the game’s devious villain, who, after his Diabolical Publishing Corporation ma...

Game Maker’s Toolkit Explores Star Fox Zero’s Divisive Controls

Game Maker’s Toolkit continues to provide a phenomenal critique about game design, with the latest episode taking the opportunity to explore the control scheme seen in Star Fox Zero. The Wii U exclusive was the resulting product of a challenge that Shigeru Miyamoto was posed with, in that late president Satoru Iwata had recognised that Nintendo had “not been able to offer a decisive so...

Super Smash Bros. For Wii U & 3DS Version 1.1.6 Update Now Available

Nintendo has pushed live a new software update to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, seeing their mascot brawler now sat at Version 1.1.6. Their update details are notoriously unspecific, only mentioning that “adjustments have been made to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.” We’re told that, as expected, multiplayer options will be unavai...

Super Mario Maker Version 1.43 Update Now Available

Super Mario Maker has received a new software update, seeing the Wii U exclusive course creator now sat at Version 1.43. That introduces changes to Course World’s Star Ranking list, which will now display courses that have the most stars in relation to the number of people that have played them through to conclusion. Such results will now be limited to All-Time, removing the Weekly option se...

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