Sine Mora EX Heading to PS4, Xbox One and PC Aug. 8, Nintendo Switch Later this Summer

Vienna/Austria – Prepare for bullet-hell! Sine Mora EX, the extended version of the critically acclaimed original Sine Mora, will be out on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation™4 on August 8th, 2017. The version for Nintendo Switch™ will follow later this summer. The game will be available as digital download for PC, Xbox and PlayStation 4. A retail version for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One is also out on August 8th, and there will also be a retail version for Nintendo Switch™. read more

Attention Inklings! You Can Now Reel in Splatoon 2 for Nintendo Switch

A Fresh Franchise Gets Even Fresher

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Greetings! We here at the Squid Research Lab have some fantastic news. According to the position of the sun and the level of the tides (and also the calendars on our desks), it looks like it’s time for the Splatoon 2 game to launch for the Nintendo Switch system. What an exciting day! Even more exciting, the new SplatNet 2 mobile service, which is a part of the Nintendo Switch Online app* for mobile devices, is also launching. SplatNet 2 lets you track things like stage schedules, gear and stats. This is great since many Squid Research Lab employees are taking their summer vacations soon and want to be able to check in on Splatoon 2 info at all times. read more

Nintendo Download: Don’t Get Cooked … Stay Off the Hook!

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • Splatoon 2 – Get hyped for the sequel to the hit game about splatting ink and claiming turf, as the squid-like Inklings return in a colorful and chaotic action shooter. For the first time, take the game’s various single- and multiplayer modes on the go via local multiplayer in portable play styles. (Additional games and systems required for multiplayer mode; sold separately.) You can also compete in frenetic online* matches like never before with the new SplatNet 2 mobile service (Nintendo Account, persistent internet access and compatible mobile device required. Data charges may apply.) SplatNet 2, which allows players to see Splatoon 2 stats and stage schedules, is part of the Nintendo Switch Online mobile app. With the Nintendo Switch Online app, players can get together with their squid squad and chat during certain online modes. Splatoon 2 will be available on July 21.
    • Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star – The first action game based on the popular Fate series, Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star allows players to play as 16 unique Servants to perform various signature moves. Players also have a new form change ability that allows them to become even more powerful. Engage in intense battles on the ground or in midair to annihilate the enemy forces. Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star will be available on July 25.

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Nintendo Heads to San Diego Comic-Con with Games, Competition and Giveaways

Play Nintendo Switch Games Like Super Mario OdysseySplatoon 2Pokkén Tournament DX and Flip Wars

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– For anyone in San Diego between July 20 and July 23, Nintendo has a ton of fun activities planned at Comic-Con and the nearby San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina hotel that people of all ages can enjoy. In addition to a playable version of the Super Mario Odyssey game at the San Diego Comic-Con booth, the San Diego ballroom of the Marriott Marquis & Marina will be transformed into a colorful Nintendo paradise – perfect for taking amazing photos and playing some great games starring some of Nintendo’s most recognizable characters! read more

Nintendo Download: Try Before You Buy!

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Miitopia: Casting Call Demo – Get ready to be the star of the show! In this free demo available now, pick some pre-made Mii characters or create your own. Assign each character a role and then cast them in one of three different in-game video trailers for upcoming RPG Miitopia game. With humor, intrigue and adventure, the video trailers will keep you wanting more until the game launches on July 28.
    • Hey! PIKMIN – Demo Version – The first Pikmin game for Nintendo 3DS is launching on July 28! Try out this new type of Pikmingame before the game launches by downloading this free demo, available now. Use the touch screen to throw Pikmin into action, solve environmental puzzles and survive hostile wildlife. Game in 2D.

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Nintendo Fans and Fighting Game Pros Invited to Join the Pokkén Tournament DX Academy at EVO

Participants Have the Chance to Win a Nintendo Switch System

WHAT:

EVO is one of the world’s largest events for fighting game fans and professional competitors all over the world. Over three days in Las Vegas, EVO hosts a variety of tournaments and exhibitions for the community to showcase the love and universal appeal of competitive video games.

This year, Nintendo is attending the event with a booth space featuring playable kiosks for the Pokkén Tournament DX fighting game, which stars popular Pokémon characters and launches for the Nintendo Switch console on Sept. 22. During EVO, Nintendo will be playfully “recruiting” people to join the virtual Pokkén Tournament DX Academy, which provides a direct line of communication between Nintendo and the Pokkén Tournament DX players.

By signing up for the Academy, members will receive exclusive tips and tricks directly from Nintendo and the game’s development team, as well as invitations to a special Nintendo event at PAX West in Seattle.

EVO will feature visually engaging posters promoting the Academy, as well as a sign-up sheet at Nintendo’s booth. Fans and pro players who sign up will be entered into an on-site drawing for the chance to win a Nintendo Switch system and the Pokkén Tournament DX game when it launches on Sept. 22.

WHO:

Pro fighting game players, Nintendo and fighting game fans

WHEN:

July 14-15
10 a.m.-8 p.m. PT

WHERE:

EVO
Mandalay Bay – South Convention Center – Nintendo Booth (No. 121)
3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

VISUALS:

Fighting arenas filled with hundreds of fans rooting for their favorite professional fighting game competitors. Nintendo’s booth filled with Pokémon-inspired visuals and playable Nintendo Switch systems with 

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