Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers is now available for Nintendo Switch

Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers is now available for Nintendo Switch

When the original Street Fighter II game launched in the ’90s, it changed the face of fighting games forever, introducing some of the most iconic video game characters and special moves of all time. If you’re familiar with video games, you may have heard of Ryu, Ken or the legendary HADOKEN!
 
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers, the first new iteration of Street Fighter II in nearly 10 years, is now available for the Nintendo Switch console. The fighting game features the full Street Fighter II roster, plus two new additions: Evil Ryu and Violent Ken.
 
With the power of Nintendo Switch, the new single- and multiplayer modes in Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers can be played anywhere! New and returning features in the game include the following:
  •  Co-Op Battle: In this new mode, players can join forces in teams of two as they battle together against a computer-controlled opponent. Players share a health bar and can coordinate attacks to perform powerful combos.
  •  “Way of the Hado”: In “Way of the Hado” mode, players can fight enemies in first-person using the Joy-Con controllers. Iconic special moves like the HADOKEN can be activated using the motion controls of the Joy-Con.
  •  Two graphic modes: With the simple push of a button, players can change between the game’s classic pixel art and modern high-definition graphics.
  •  Arcade Mode returns: The classic Arcade Mode returns in Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers. After battling through all the computer-controlled characters in the game, players can view character-specific endings.
  •  Color Editor: Customize characters and costume colors using this new mode. Players can now bring their favorite character into battle with more style and personality than ever before!
 Art Gallery: In between exciting matches, players can check out the digital art gallery included in the game. With more than 1,500 illustrations created by talented artists over the past 30 years, the artbook features many never-before-published pieces from Street Fighter‘s past.
 
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers is now available in stores as well as Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch for a suggested retail price of $39.99.
 
Remember that Nintendo Switch features parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. 
 
For more information about Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers, visit http://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/ultra-street-fighter-2-the-final-challengers-switch.
Nintendo Download: HADOKEN!

Nintendo Download: HADOKEN!

 

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

The newest iteration of Street Fighter II in 10 years, the Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challe ... The newest iteration of Street Fighter II in 10 years, the Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers game is now available for the Nintendo Switch console. (Graphic: Business Wire)

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers – The newest iteration of Street Fighter II in 10 years, the Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers game is now available for the Nintendo Switch console. The fighting game features the full Street Fighter II roster, plus two new roster additions – Evil Ryu and Violent Ken – as well as a host of new single- and multiplayer features. Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers will be available on May 26.
    • Disgaea 5 Complete – In the Disgaea 5 Complete game, lead Killia and his tenacious army of rebels on their dark and dangerous path to vengeance. This strategy RPG offers hundreds of hours of over-the-top, award-winning gameplay, and marks the first time the core game is available on the go. The game includes all eight bonus scenarios, four fan-favorite characters and three character classes that were originally only available as DLC. For people who want to try before they buy, a free demo for the game is also available in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch.

 

 

 

 

 

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
  • Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia DLC – All DLC packs, as well as the individual components included in each pack, can be purchased separately, giving players the flexibility to buy as many or as few as they want. The full version of the Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia game is required to use downloadable content.
    • Season Pass ($44.99, 22 pieces of content): The Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Season Pass includes all five DLC packs as they release. By purchasing the Season Pass, fans who want to receive all DLC will save more than 30 percent compared to purchasing all 22 pieces of content on their own.
    • DLC Pack #2 – Undaunted Heroes Pack ($9.99, three pieces of content): In addition to a new dungeon (The Inner Sanctum), this pack also includes two challenging new maps that stronger, more seasoned heroes will want to tackle.
    • DLC Pack #3 – Lost Altars Pack ($14.99, 10 pieces of content): The mysterious dungeons included in this pack hold the power to upgrade characters to exclusive classes that don’t appear in the main game.

 

Nintendo eShop sales:

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*The content cannot be played without the full Pikmin 3 game for the Wii U console.

Also new this week:

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 on 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 Network account.

The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points, which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel.

Remember that Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Wii, New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, and Nintendo 2DS feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. Nintendo 3DS players who register a Nintendo Network ID gain access to free-to-start games and free game demos from Nintendo eShop, and also get the latest news and information direct from Nintendo. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/switch, http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.

Become a Champion Caliber Racer in Cars 3: Driven to Win

Become a Champion Caliber Racer in Cars 3: Driven to Win

Buckle up for some high-octane action! Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment released a more in-depth look at the action packed gameplay of Cars 3: Driven to Win, the upcoming competitive racing game inspired by Disney•Pixar’s Cars 3. The deep dive game play trailer shows off beloved characters such as Lightning McQueen and Cruz Ramirez, and new rival racer Jackson Storm battling to become the Ultimate Champions.
 
The gameplay trailer highlights the vast array of races in Cars 3: Driven to Win, including:
  • 6 Thrilling Game Modes:
    • Race: Players can hop onto the tracks and race against Lightning McQueen and the gang to rev up for the ultimate challenge.
    • Stunt Showcase: Players can race off of ramps to catch air and perform as many tricks as possible before time runs out, earning points for successful tricks and safe landings.
    • Best Lap Challenge: Players can race against their own best time, as they attempt to set a new track record.
    • Playground: An area where players can go racing, perform stunts and engage in challenges, or simply drive around for fun at their own pace. There are no rules!
    • Takedown: Collect and use a variety of power-ups to eliminate as many crash karts as possible, and when time runs out, the player with the most points wins.
    • Battle Race: Players are able to collect and use power-ups, putting their cars to the test in races against family and friends to become the Ultimate Champion.
  • 4 Master-Level Events, versus Mater the Greater, Miss Fritter, Chick Hicks & Jackson Storm.
Watch the fierce competitive play, iconic locations from the film and fast-paced racing skills in the latest gameplay trailer here: 
 

 
 
 
Cars 3: Driven to Win will be available beginning June 13 for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch and Wii U. Players can pre-order the game now for all consoles including digital pre-orders for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and the Nintendo Switch.
 
 
Cars 3 Driven To Win Launches June 13! Check out some Gameplay footage!

Cars 3 Driven To Win Launches June 13! Check out some Gameplay footage!

Cars 3 Driven To Win Launches June 13! Check out some Gameplay footage!

Packed with same charm and humor as the Cars films, families and friends of all ages can play as over 20 customizable characters including the beloved Lightning McQueen, Jackson Storm, Cruz Ramirez and the next generation of racers in the upcoming videogame. Players can even cruise through 20 tracks set in iconic locations from the film such as Radiator Springs and Florida International Speedway. A first look at Cars 3: Driven to Win is just below!

Dive into the World of Nintendo on the 2017 Summer of Play Tour

Dive into the World of Nintendo on the 2017 Summer of Play Tour

Nintendo is Visiting Locations Across the Country with Some of Its Hottest Games for Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS Family of Systems

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– With universally loved franchises like Super Mario, Mario Kart and The Legend of Zelda, Nintendo has been a staple in many families’ lives for decades. Now with games like Splatoon 2 and ARMS, fun new memories can be created this summer. As part of its 2017 Summer of Play tour, Nintendo is taking its Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family of systems across the country so families everywhere can experience the latest installments in these beloved franchises firsthand. From the critically acclaimed The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to games that offer social competitive fun like ARMS, Splatoon 2 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch, the 2017 Summer of Play tour is the perfect destination for kids and parents alike. In addition to getting hands-on time with Nintendo’s popular Nintendo Switch console, visitors of the tour will be able to try out Nintendo’s latest hand-held, the New Nintendo 2DS XL system, as well as the upcoming Hey! PIKMIN and Miitopia games for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

As part of its 2017 Summer of Play tour, Nintendo is taking its Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS fam ... As part of its 2017 Summer of Play tour, Nintendo is taking its Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family of systems across the country so families everywhere can experience the latest installments in these beloved franchises firsthand. (Graphic: Business Wire)

“For families looking to purchase Nintendo Switch or a new handheld in the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the Summer of Play tour is the perfect opportunity to give these popular systems a try,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “And since each stop is filled with familiar Nintendo characters and camera-ready visuals, the tour is a great place to spend a summer afternoon, take photos and create long-lasting memories with everyone in the family.”

The Summer of Play tour will visit the following locations:

             
Date     City     Venue
June 9-11     Irvine, California     Irvine Spectrum Center
June 16-18     Pleasanton, California     Alameda County Fair
June 23-25     Bloomington, Minnesota     Mall of America®
June 30-July 2     Milwaukee, Wisconsin     Henry Maier Festival Park (Summerfest Grounds)
July 7-9     Chicago     Navy Pier
July 14-16     Glendale, Arizona     Arrowhead Towne Center
July 20-23     San Diego     Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina (San Diego Comic-Con)
July 28-30     Arlington, Texas     The Parks Mall at Arlington
Aug. 4-6     Miami, Florida     Aventura Mall
Aug. 11-13     Bethlehem, Pennsylvania     Musikfest
Aug. 18-20     New York     DUMBO Waterfront
Aug. 25-27     King of Prussia, Pennsylvania     King of Prussia Mall
Sept. 2-4     Baltimore     Harborplace
             

Each one of these stops will feature a veritable Nintendo playground of fun activities to enjoy. In addition to snapping photos in front of the colorful visuals full of recognizable Nintendo characters like Mario and the Inklings from the Splatoon series, families will be able to play Nintendo games together, choosing from a wide variety of Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS games. People who pre-order or purchase select Nintendo games at participating GameStop locations near the 2017 Summer of Play tour stops will receive a Nintendo branded PopSocket mobile accessory device (limited quantity; while supplies last).

Nintendo Switch games scheduled to appear on the tour include:

Nintendo 3DS games scheduled to appear on the tour include:

On top of all the fun and games, My Nintendo members who check in with their My Nintendo QR Code will also be able to receive a free gift item (while supplies last). For more information, visit https://my.nintendo.com/news.

For additional details about the Summer of Play tour, including specific times and locations, visit http://www.nintendo.com/events.

Remember that Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/switch/ or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.

About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switchsystem and the Nintendo 3DS family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo has sold more than 4.4 billion video games and more than 703 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS family of systems, Super NES, Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, Wii and Wii U systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.

Magic Box: Lego Dimensions Lego City Fun Pack

Magic Box: Lego Dimensions Lego City Fun Pack

The litlgeeks and MUReview can’t get enough Lego Dimensions, so when the next wave of Lego Dimensions packs started hitting shelves, the excitement became overwhelming.  Thankfully, our good friends at Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment sent us the Lego City Fun Pack for free to share with you!

The Lego City Fun Pack offers one of the most fun Lego Dimensions characters to date, Chase McCain.  With his helicopter, he’s already great out of the box.  But if you go through the Lego City world, you can unlock a bunch of different outfits with different abilities for Chase!  Fireman, Policeman, Construction work, and more!  

The Lego City Fun Pack is part of an awesome new wave of Lego Dimensions add on packs including the Goonies Level Pack and the Hermoine Granger Fun Pack.  You can grab them all at the links right here from Amazon!  

Lego Dimensions continues to expand and provide amazing content for kids ages 7 and up.  Pick up a new Fun Pack and dive in today!

 

 

The litlgeeks received the products in this post for review purposes for free.

The products in this post are recommended for ages 7 and up.

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