Kirby Encourages Fans to Perform Random Acts of Kindness at Emerald City Comic Con

Kirby Encourages Fans to Perform Random Acts of Kindness at Emerald City Comic Con

Be Among the First to Play Kirby Star Allies for Nintendo Switch and Unleash the Power of Kindness at the Convention

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– While the nation celebrates Random Acts of Kindness Day this weekend, Kirby, the charming hero known for his powerful Copy Abilities, is preparing a celebration of his own at this year’s Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle. Attendees of Emerald City Comic Con will not only be among the first to play the Kirby Star Allies game for the Nintendo Switch system and try out Kirby’s new Copy Abilities before the game launches on March 16, they will also have the chance to earn cool Kirby themed items for being nice to people around them – just like Kirby himself! read more

Nintendo Download: The Witch is Back … and Now on the Go!

Nintendo Download: The Witch is Back … and Now on the Go!

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

Bayonetta 2 will be available on Feb. 16. (Graphic: Business Wire)Bayonetta 2 will be available on Feb. 16. (Graphic: Business Wire)
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    • Bayonetta – Bayonetta is a butt-kicking, havoc-wreaking witch, and she’ll shoot, whip and slice as she uncovers the truth about her own past. Her weapons and moves are all stylishly over-the-top, but she can also dodge attacks to slow down time, and inflict Torture Attacks on her enemies. Use Wicked Weaves to summon Infernal Demons, dodge enemies’ dangerous attacks to slow down time and punish angels with deadly devices. You can even dress Bayonetta up in four Nintendo-themed costumes: Princess Peach, Princess Daisy, Link and Samus Aran. Bayonetta will be available on Feb. 16.
    • Bayonetta 2 – Bayonetta’s back and more powerful than ever. Wield wild weapons and execute deadly moves – like the powerful Umbran Climax – to take out angels and demons in this breathtaking and critically acclaimed action game. The Bayonetta 2 game also features an online and local wireless two-player cooperative mode in which players bet halos on their performance and work together to amplify their sass, cause destruction and score some riches. (Additional accessories are required for multiplayer mode and are sold separately.) Bayonetta 2 will be available on Feb. 16.
    • Get both Bayonetta games for a great price! – Purchase Bayonetta or Bayonetta 2 on Nintendo.com or Nintendo eShop and get a discount on your purchase of the other game. Once you purchase Bayonetta or Bayonetta 2 from Nintendo.com or Nintendo eShop, any time you purchase the other Bayonetta game from Nintendo.com or Nintendo eShop, you’ll get an automatic discount applied at checkout.
    • Fe – Fe is a new type of platform adventure where the story is up to you to discover, without handholding, told wordlessly through the discoveries you make during gameplay. Run, climb and glide your way through a dark Nordic forest and explore its living, breathing ecosystem filled with secrets and mystical creatures. Fe will be available on Feb. 16.

    New DLC:

    • Fire Emblem Warriors Season Pass (for Nintendo Switch/New Nintendo 3DS) – New playable characters, History Maps, costumes and more have come to the Fire Emblem Warriors game. Here’s what’s in the Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon pack: three new characters, three new History Maps, four new costumes, new armor break models, new support conversations, new weapons and new weapon attributes. If you already purchased the Season Pass, this DLC Pack is available to you at no additional cost. The Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon DLC Pack can be purchased on the official site. Note: new costumes, character-exclusive weapons and weapon attributes must be unlocked as rewards from playing through the new History Maps. The full version of the game is required to use the DLC.

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Check out some newly revealed features of Nintendo Labo!

Check out some newly revealed features of Nintendo Labo!

Nintendo recently unveiled Nintendo Labo, which combines the magic of Nintendo Switch* with the fun of DIY creations. Nintendo Labo kits offer interactive build-and-play experiences designed to inspire creativity and discovery in people of all ages. And there’s much more left to discover about Nintendo Labo.   Today, Nintendo revealed three new videos that showed off some more details about Nintendo Labo, as well as additional features of the first two Nintendo Labo kits – the Variety Kit and the Robot Kit – which launch on April 20.  

 

 

  One particularly cool feature that’s part of the software included with each Nintendo Labo kit is Toy-Con Garage, which can be accessed in Discover mode. Toy-Con Garage introduces basic principles of technology in a fun and accessible way, allowing you to combine various simple inputs and outputs to invent new ways to play with your Toy-Con projects.   In addition to Toy-Con Garage, the Toy-Con projects in each kit offer numerous ways to have fun as you Make, Play and Discover different experiences.   Robot Kit

  • Build your own wearable Toy-Con Robot suit and assume control of a giant in-game robot, completing challenges and destroying in-game objects to unlock powerful new abilities.
  • If you’re feeling competitive, you can even challenge a friend in two-player local battles or compare your high scores/rankings with other players! (An additional Robot Kit and Joy-Con controllers are required for two-player mode; sold separately.)
  • Nintendo Labo encourages you to use your imagination and creativity to customize your cardboard Toy-Con creations in a variety of ways. The Robot Kit even allows you to customize and level-up your in-game robot.
  • Learn more about the Nintendo Labo Robot Kit in this new video.
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    The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Jump Kick Their Way Into the Injustice 2 Multiverse

    The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Jump Kick Their Way Into the Injustice 2 Multiverse

    Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment welcome the newest addition to the Injustice 2 roster: Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Beginning today, players who have purchased the Injustice 2 Ultimate EditionInjustice 2Ultimate Pack or Fighter Pack #3 for PlayStation 4 or Xbox One can play as any one of the iconic Heroes in a Half Shell – Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo. By equipping one of four accessories – swords, bo staff, nunchakus or sais – players will be able to change their character loadout to play as one of the four Turtles. Each will wield their own unique move sets, character powers and special moves and, in online and tournament modes where specific loadouts are unavailable, each individual Turtle can be chosen from the character select screen. read more

    Anuman acquires the licence Asterix and Obelix for video games

    Anuman acquires the licence Asterix and Obelix for video games

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    Anuman Interactive and Les Éditions Albert René have signed a licencing agreement to bring Asterix and Obelix to video game

    Anuman Interactive today announced that they have signed a licencing agreement with Les Éditions Albert René for the rights to Asterix and Obelix for several video game projects. The first of these games will be released in the 4th quarter of 2018 under the Microïds label. read more

    Nintendo News: Splatoon 2 Starter Edition Launches March 16; Pearl and Marina “Off the Hook” amiibo Coming Later This Year

    REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fans who don’t yet own the Splatoon 2 game are in for a splat-acular treat. On March 16, the Splatoon 2 Starter Edition will launch in stores. The special bundle of the hit Nintendo Switch game includes the full game, a 100-page Splatoon 2strategy guide to equip you with skills to climb the competitive ranks and two sheets of Splatoon stickers, all at a suggested retail price of only $59.99. That’s the same price as the stand-alone game, so this new Starter Edition adds even more value. read more