Nintendo News: Nintendo Systems Again Top Hardware Sales for October

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– According to the NPD Group, which tracks U.S. video game sales, the Nintendo Switch system was the No. 1 video game hardware in October, followed by the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system in the No. 2 spot. When combined with the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, Nintendo systems accounted for two-thirds of all video game hardware sold in the United States for the second month in a row. The U.S. video game industry achieved hardware sales of more than 1 million total units in October for the first time since 2011. read more

The Justice League Comes to Injustice 2

The Justice League Comes to Injustice 2

To celebrate the release of the Justice League film, in theaters Nov. 17, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment revealed special Justice League-themed in-game events for the critically acclaimed and top-selling fighting game Injustice 2 and Injustice 2 for mobile.  Players on both console and mobile can take on unique challenges in the Multiverse for a chance to earn gear for their favorite heroes featured in the Justice League film. read more

Nintendo Download: Battle the Dragons of Skyrim Wherever You Go

Nintendo Download: Battle the Dragons of Skyrim Wherever You Go

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

Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year awards, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an open-world master ... Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year awards, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an open-world masterpiece where you can be anyone and do anything. (Photo: Business Wire)
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year awards, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an open-world masterpiece where you can be anyone and do anything. And now, with the power of the Nintendo Switch system, you can play it anywhere – at home or on the go. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim brings to life a complete virtual world for you to explore any way you choose, including features new to this version of the game like using motion controls and outfits and gear from compatible Legend of Zelda series amiibo figures (sold separately).
    • Battle Chef Brigade – In the fantasy realm of Victusia, the members of the elite Battle Chef Brigade are revered for their ability to skillfully take down monsters and transform their kills into delicious cuisine. But being a part of the Brigade isn’t easy: Chefs from across Victusia must vie for their spot in a high-stakes competition. Follow two contestants, Mina and Thrash, as their journeys through the tournament unfold. In order to become a Brigadier you’ll need to hunt monsters with combo-based attacks and prepare your freshly caught ingredients in puzzle-based cooking challenges to serve up winning dishes to the judges – all while the round clock ticks down. The Battle Chef Brigade game will be available on Nov. 20.
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    • Pokémon Ultra Sun / Pokémon Ultra Moon – A new light shines on the Alola region! Take on the role of a Pokémon Trainer and unravel the mystery of the Legendary Pokémon Necrozma’s two new forms: Dusk Mane Necrozma in the Pokémon Ultra Sun game and Dawn Wings Necrozma in the Pokémon Ultra Moon game. You can encounter and battle 400+ Pokémon, including new forms. A brand-new showdown awaits!

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Injustice 2 Available Now for PC

Injustice 2 Available Now for PC

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced that the top-selling and critically acclaimed videogame Injustice 2 is available now for PC via Steam and the Microsoft Store. Originally developed by NetherRealm Studios, Injustice 2 has been adapted for PC by QLOC and will allow PC players to experience the super-powered hit game featuring Justice League characters Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash and Cyborg, as well as other iconic DC characters such as Harley Quinn and Green Arrow. read more

Injustice 2 Fighter Pack #3 – Three New Characters Revealed …the Ninja Turtles

Injustice 2 Fighter Pack #3 – Three New Characters Revealed …the Ninja Turtles

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today released a new trailer unveiling the next three DLC characters coming to Injustice 2 in Fighter Pack #3 – DC characters The Atom and Enchantress, and Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Players who have purchased the Injustice 2 Ultimate Edition, the Injustice 2 Ultimate Pack, or the Injustice 2 Fighter Pack #3 will have early access to each of the three new fighters before they are available a la carte. read more

Nintendo Download: Snip Your Way Out of the Top Doom Party and Rocket into L.A.

Nintendo Download: Snip Your Way Out of the Top Doom Party and Rocket into L.A.

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

DOOM will be available on Nov. 10. (Photo: Business Wire) DOOM will be available on Nov. 10. (Photo: Business Wire)
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • DOOM – DOOM is back as a brutally fun and challenging modern-day shooter experience. Relentless demons, destructive weapons and fast, fluid movement provide the foundation for intense first-person combat – whether you’re ripping through the single-player campaign or competing against friends across numerous multiplayer modes. DOOM will be available on Nov. 10.
    • L.A. Noire – Amid the post-war boom of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Cole Phelps, an LAPD detective, is thrown headfirst into a city drowning in its own success. Using revolutionary facial animation technology, the L.A. Noire game blends breathtaking action with true detective work for an unprecedented interactive experience. Solve brutal crimes, plots and conspiracies inspired by real crimes from 1947 Los Angeles. Search for clues, chase down suspects and interrogate witnesses as you struggle to find the truth in a city where everyone has something to hide. L.A. Noire will be available on Nov. 14.
    • Rocket League – Rocket League is a high-powered hybrid of arcade soccer and driving with rewarding physics-based gameplay. Take to the pitch for a fully featured offline season mode, multiple game types, casual and competitive online matches, and special “Mutators” that let you change the rules entirely. Express yourself with one of the deepest customization systems around, and battle opponents on other platforms with groundbreaking cross-network play. The Nintendo Switch version features exclusive Battle Cars: Mario & Luigi NSR and Samus’ Gunship. Rocket League will be available on Nov. 14.
    • Snipperclips – Cut it out, together! DLC – Paper pals Snip and Clip must cut each other into the right shapes to overcome new obstacles in this paid DLC update to the original Snipperclips, Cut it out, together! game. Partner with friends or family to solve puzzles, including new comic book and toy box worlds, three new Blitz games and a new Stamp mode*. You can also revisit the original levels using new shapes!** If you’re new to Snipperclips, you can purchase the game and DLC bundled together in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch. The game + DLC bundle is also available as Snipperclips Plus – Cut it out, together! at retail stores.
    Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Mario Party: The Top 100 – Ever partied with Mario? Stuffed mouthfuls of pizza? Dodged penguins? Well, the party is back with the top 100 minigames in Mario Party series history! Test your memory, speed and luck in a variety of multiplayer minigame types. With Download Play, up to four players can party on their own systems with just one player with the full game. This time, the fun comes faster, thanks to some fresh features, including a Favorites option for quicker minigame selection and streamlined instructions.

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    • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

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      • The Legend of Zelda My Nintendo Rewards (available on 11/10) – This year, Nintendo is turning Black Friday into Legendary Friday with two new items related to The Legend of Zelda series: the Link Edition Nintendo 2DS system and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Explorer’s Edition. My Nintendo is also getting into the act with some great The Legend of Zelda rewards:
        • Wallpaper inspired by The Champions’ Ballad Expansion Pass DLC Pack 2.
        • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Nintendo 3DS Theme for your Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 2DS system.
        • If you’re looking for more adventures in Hyrule, we’re also offering 40 percent discounts for each of these games in The Legend of Zelda series.
          • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (Nintendo 3DS/Wii U)
          • The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D (Nintendo 3DS)
          • The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes (Nintendo 3DS)
          • The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii U)

          You can also redeem your points for the official The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword eGuide from Prima Games. For more info, visit https://my.nintendo.com.

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