Fire Emblem Warriors for Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS Launches on Oct. 20

Fire Emblem Warriors for Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS Launches on Oct. 20

Day-One Update and DLC Help to Expand the Adventure

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– When the Fire Emblem Warriors game launches Oct. 20 for the Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS family of systems, it will do so with a wealth of content and action-packed gameplay. The new game offers a twist on the acclaimed Fire Emblem series by uniting fan-favorite characters from Fire Emblem history to participate in over-the-top battles focused on real-time, tactical action rather than turn-based strategy. read more

Nintendo Download: Ready, Aim, Fire Emblem!

Nintendo Download: Ready, Aim, Fire Emblem!

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

The Fire Emblem Warriors game will be available on Oct. 20. (Photo: Business Wire)The Fire Emblem Warriors game will be available on Oct. 20. (Photo: Business Wire)
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • Fire Emblem Warriors – Clash with legions of enemies as Marth, Xander, Corrin, Chrom and other Fire Emblem warriors by unleashing over-the-top-powerful Dynasty Warriors-style moves. Take control of characters with distinct attacks, issue strategic commands and pair up warriors for stunning moves in an epic tactical action game from the Hyrule Warriors team.The Fire Emblem Warriors game will be available on Oct. 20.
    • Just Dance 2018 – Whether you’re a party starter, a dancer in the making or a seasoned pro, get ready to turn up the volume and unleash your inner dancer. Dance to 40 of the hottest tracks of the year, including hits like “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars, “Side to Side” by Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj and “Chantaje” by Shakira ft. Maluma. Great for family gatherings, parties and holidays, the Just Dance 2018 game brings family and friends together like no other game. Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode and are sold separately. Just Dance 2018 will be available on Oct. 24.

    DLC:

    • The Fire Emblem Warriors Season Pass will be available Oct. 20 in Nintendo eShop. Purchase the Season Pass for $19.99 for either the Nintendo Switch or New Nintendo 3DS version of the game and download each pack as it’s available. Plus, players will receive a bridal costume for Lucina immediately upon purchase. Individual DLC packs will also be sold separately at $8.99 each, and are scheduled to launch in December, February and March with content inspired by Fire Emblem FatesFire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and Fire Emblem Awakening, respectively. Each pack will contain three new playable characters, three new History scenarios, new weapons, costumes and support conversations.

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Nintendo News: Nintendo Systems Claim Two-Thirds of September Video Game Hardware Sales

Nintendo News: Nintendo Systems Claim Two-Thirds of September Video Game Hardware Sales

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– In September, the Nintendo Switch system was once again the top-selling current-generation console hardware, according to the NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States. This marks the third straight month that Nintendo Switch has been No. 1, and the fifth time overall in the seven months since its launch. Nintendo Switch has already surpassed 2 million units sold in the U.S. alone, and has yet to go through its first holiday shopping season. read more

Mobile Arcade Video Game Phenomenon Fruit NinjaExpanding to Board Game Universe Through Tabletop Game Series Kickstarter

Mobile Arcade Video Game Phenomenon Fruit NinjaExpanding to Board Game Universe Through Tabletop Game Series Kickstarter

Fruit Ninja – Tabletop Game Series Kickstarter campaign is now live with a goal of $10K for three original creative Fruit Ninja themed board games.
 

Los Angeles, October 17, 2017 – Lucky Duck Games, a board game publisher with a mission to transform popular online licenses into amazing tabletop experiences, and Halfbrick Studios, developer and publisher of Fruit Ninja, announced today that the Kickstarter for the Fruit Ninja tabletop game series, is now live. Lucky Duck Games is hoping to raise $10,000, which will go directly towards the production and manufacturing costs of the games. More information about the three games can be found on their Kickstarter campaign page below.
 
Kickstarter Page for Fruit Ninja Tabletop game Series
 
The Fruit Ninja Tabletop Game Series consists of three wildly entertaining, family-friendly tabletop games. The creators wanted to make sure that the final products had to be unique in design, fun, accessible for any user, and quick to play. In order to create the dream Fruit Ninja game set, Lucky Duck Games collaborated with 50 of the most creative game designers in the board game industry. After reviewing 20 different prototypes, they selected three of the best games that were submitted:
 
Fruit Ninja – Card Master – A Fast-Paced Deck Building Game
Fruit Ninja – Slice & Dice – A Dice Game of Strategic Fruit Slashing
Fruit Ninja – Combo Party – An Energy Pack Party Game!
 
“The support we have received from Halfbrick has been amazing and now we’re incredibly excited to be launching this Kickstarter campaign and get the last bit of support from our community to bring the unparalleled fun of the Fruit Ninja digital experience to a physical form shared at home with friends and family.” says Lucky Duck Founder, Vincent Vergonjeanne.
 
With more than one billion downloads, Fruit Ninja‘s core value of accessibility and a positive sense of humor is the perfect match for a series of fun and family-gathering tabletop games. Halfbrick Studios, the creator of the mobile game, has been incredibly helpful in supporting Lucky Duck Games to bring this ambitious project to life.
 
In exchange for pledging to the project, backers can gain access to three levels of rewards:
 
Apprentice Ninja Pledge ($29 or more) read more

Nintendo Download: An Adventure Game You’ll Never Forget!

Nintendo Download: An Adventure Game You’ll Never Forget!

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

The Yono and the Celestial Elephants game is a grand adventure, featuring carefully designed puzzles ... The Yono and the Celestial Elephants game is a grand adventure, featuring carefully designed puzzles, treasure hunts, a sprinkling of combat and a world full of people. (Photo: Business Wire)
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • Yono and the Celestial Elephants – Many adventure games have a distinct lack of elephants … but that’s all about to change because Yono is here. The Yono and the Celestial Elephants game is a grand adventure, featuring carefully designed puzzles, treasure hunts, a sprinkling of combat and a world full of people. Play as a young elephant tasked to save a world he’s never seen before, and explore the rich history of a kingdom where humans, zombies and robots live side by side.
    • Wulverblade – Help Britannia defeat the Romans in Wulverblade, a hardcore side-scrolling beat-’em-up game inspired by old arcade classics of the ’80s and ’90s. Go it alone or team up with a friend in local two-player co-op.* It’s time to show the Ninth Legion what you’re made of!
    Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth – TheEtrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth game chronicles the quest of a new adventurer as he or she attempts to reach the crown of the towering Yggdrasil Tree. Personalize your party to work to your advantage! With endless character customization, adventurers will cast and create their own party from four unique races and 10 different classes to explore the uncharted labyrinth. Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth will be available on Oct. 17.

    Activities:

    • New My Nintendo Activities – A new fall color has arrived for the New Nintendo 2DS XL system, and we’ve got the perfect Home menu themes to go along with it! Whether you have a New Nintendo 2DS XL (White + Orange) or another member of the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, you can redeem your My Nintendo points for these seasonal and spooky Halloween themes to decorate your Home menu: Fire Emblem Heroes=&6=&
      • To celebrate the free 1.8.0 update for the Fire Emblem Heroes mobile game, you can collect free Orbs up to 10 times from a Log-In Bonus until Oct. 22 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
      • A new option, Sacred Seal Forge, has been added to the game. Using it, you will be able to both create new Sacred Seals and enhance existing Sacred Seals. See more details about the update here.
      • Participate in the Voting Gauntlet: The Blood of Dragons until Oct. 14 at 8:59 p.m. PT.
      • Experience Bound Hero Battle: Minerva & Maria until Oct. 17 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
      • Special event Summoning Focus: Minerva & Maria’s Battle can be enjoyed until Oct. 17 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
      Super Mario Run=&8=&– The new Super Mario Run free update is here, and there are LOTS of new things to discover. Remix 10, made of some of the shortest Super Mario Run courses you’ll ever play, is here! There are also some new courses, a new playable character and a new feature that lets you listen to your favorite music while you play. New to Super Mario Run? Download it from the App Store or Google Play at no cost, and try elements of the game’s three modes for free. Save up to 50 percent off the full game price to celebrate the new version until 11:59 p.m. PT on Oct. 12.

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Photos of the Nintendo Mario’s Odyssey Event at Universal CityWalk

Photos of the Nintendo Mario’s Odyssey Event at Universal CityWalk

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR NINTENDO OF AMERICA – In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, fans welcome Mario at Universal CityWalk at the Super Mario Odyssey Tour Kick-off Event on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 in Los Angeles. The event marks the start of Mario’s cross-country journey, which will stop in five states and end in New York on Oct. 26. The Super Mario Odyssey game launches exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system on Oct. 27. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for Nintendo of America/AP Images)

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR NINTENDO OF AMERICA – In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Mario poses in front of his newly revealed trailer at the Super Mario Odyssey Tour Kick-off Event on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 in Los Angeles. Over the next two weeks, Mario and his new ally, Cappy, will travel cross-country to five states to celebrate their new game, Super Mario Odyssey, which launches on Oct. 27 exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for Nintendo of America/AP Images)

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR NINTENDO OF AMERICA – In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, fans watch the world premiere of the “Jump Up, Super Star! – Super Mario Odyssey Musical” video, featuring a jazz-themed song from the game, on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 in Los Angeles. Fans gathered at Universal CityWalk in Los Angeles to celebrate the launch of the Super Mario Odyssey Tour, which will take Mario to five special stops across the country, ending in New York on Oct. 26, the eve of the game’s launch exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for Nintendo of America/AP Images)

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR NINTENDO OF AMERICA – In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, YouTube personalities Meghan C. of Strawblurry17 and Roger D. of RogersBase play the Super Mario Odyssey game on the Nintendo Switch system at the Super Mario Odyssey Tour Kick-off Event at Universal City-Walk on Tuesday, Oct. 2007 in Los Angeles. Fans had the opportunity to demo the game and meet Mario at the start of his cross-country tour to celebrate his new game, Super Mario Odyssey, which launches exclusively for Nintendo Switch on Oct. 27. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for Nintendo of America/AP Images)

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