Splatoon 2 Details Revealed in Today’s Nintendo Direct

Get to Know the New Features, New Weapons and New Styles Before the Game Launches on July 21

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– With the Splatoon 2 game launching exclusively for the Nintendo Switch console in just a couple of weeks, Nintendo partnered with the renowned Squid Research Lab to provide a refresher on some of the new and returning features coming to the squid sequel. The special Nintendo Direct presentation highlighted many of the game’s new features, new weapons, new locations and, most importantly for all the fashion-forward cephalopods out there, its fresh new styles. The video also touched on SplatNet 2, the new service for mobile devices that displays information about Splatoon 2 like stage schedules, gear and stats. SplatNet 2 is part of the Nintendo Switch Online mobile app launching on July 21, which lets players send multiplayer invites to their friends via social media, as well as enables the use of voice chat in battles. read more

Nintendo Download: Have a Blast with Kirby!

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Kirby’s Blowout Blast – Kirby is ready for action in a whole different dimension – the third dimension! Have a blast inhaling foes and blowing them away in 3D environments across 25+ stages. Inhale enough enemies and you can launch one huge Blaster Bullet capable of wiping out a troop of Waddle Dees. Now’s your chance to battle iconic bosses like Kracko Jr. and King Dedede in 3D!
    Wii Retail on Wii U
    • Rayman Raving Rabbids – Hordes of crazed, out-of-control bunnies have invaded, enslaving Rayman and forcing him to participate in gladiator-style trials. Help Rayman win his freedom back by entertaining and outwitting these furry foes. Use the most hilarious fighting moves imaginable, run races on animals, fight in the arena or mesmerize the bunnies with your dance moves. You can even milk pigs or engage in plunger-shooting madness! The possibilities for fun are endless.

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Cursed Castilla for Nintendo 3DS Release Date Announced

Barcelona – Prepare your sword, brave knight, for it is time to fight the dark forces that have this land crushed under its evil grip! Abylight Studios and Locomalito are excited to announce that Cursed Castilla, the acclaimed indie platformer, will be released for Nintendo 3DS family of systems in North America and Europe on July 13th for $13.50 / 11,99€. Also, the game will be released in Japan by the co-publishers, FlyHigh Works, on July 12th with the same price.  With the portable version of this action-platformer, you will be able to enjoy the true experience of the greatest arcade games of all time: straightforward, fast-paced and challenging gameplay – wherever you want, whenever you want! Cursed Castilla for Nintendo 3DS also includes some exclusive features, such as a new coin-op mode or an astounding stereoscopic 3D effect. read more

ROCKET LEAGUE Anniversary Update Available Today

Psyonix Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary With New Arena, Rick and Morty Customization Items, Rocket League Radio, and More  

SAN DIEGO, CA – July 5, 2017 – Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix, creators of the sports-action hit, Rocket League, announced that the Anniversary Update will be available for download later today beginning at 3pm PDT. The update features a FREE new arena named ‘Champions Field,’ and a variety of other content including: read more

The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game Announced by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Players Will Experience the Action-Packed Movie as Their Favorite Characters While Mastering the Art of “Ninjagility”

Burbank, Calif. – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group today announced The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game that will allow players to delve into the world of the new big-screen animated adventure The LEGO NINJAGO Movie. Developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game will be available for PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC on September 22, 2017, the same day the movie opens in theaters nationwide. read more

Nintendo Download: Expand Your Adventures in Hyrule…

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • GoNNER – GoNNER from Raw Fury and Art in Heart is a challenging, procedurally generated 2D platformer with roguelike elements. The game follows the largely misunderstood and altruistic Ikk on a journey to cheer up his only friend in this world – a giant land-bound whale named Sally – by searching for just the right trinket in the deep and dark places nearby.
    Virtual Console on Wii U
    • BONK 3 Bonk’s Big Adventure – It’s up to Bonk once again to thwart the plans of the evil King Drool in this TurboGrafx-16 platformer. There are seven rounds scattered throughout the Dinosaur Kingdom, each one filled with fun contraptions and comical enemies. Depending on the situation, you can change your size to bonk your way through a dead end or to get a hard-to-reach item. And if that’s not enough, you can grab a friend and put your heads together to defeat King Drool in the two-player mode.
    • Devil’s Crush – In this TurboGrafx-16 pinball game, shoot the ball onto the board with the Devil Shooter, and then use flippers to rack up a high score. Complete certain conditions to play up to six different bonus stages. The game’s ominous theme is enhanced by its enemies: wandering skeleton knights, sorcerers and even a giant face that changes from a goddess to a sinister serpent.

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    • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Expansion Pass: The Master Trials (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch or Wii U) – More adventures await in the Master Trials pack, available June 30. By completing the Trial of the Sword challenge, Link will prove that he has grown worthy, and the Master Sword will be awakened to always be in its glowing, powered-up state while usable. Master Mode ups the challenge, Hero’s Path mode tracks 200 hours of footsteps on the map, the Travel Medallion creates a warp point, eight new armor items offer unique effects, and the Korok Mask helps locate Koroks. This content can only be obtained by purchasing the $19.99 Expansion Pass, which also includes The Champion’s Ballad, the second DLC Pack that will be available this holiday season. Full version of the game is required to use this DLC.

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Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition Available Now for New Nintendo 3DS

Pick up the definitive pocket edition for $29.99 at retail stores throughout North America 

ONTARIO, CANADA – June 27, 2017 – Experience one of the most color-inducing, frantically-paced platformers out there with the release of the Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition, available today for the New Nintendo 3DS for $29.99. Play by yourself or with a group of friends as you try and navigate an ever-changing world of color. In Runbow, thinking ahead is critical. A safe-looking platform can quickly vanish at the swipe of a color, causing you to plunge to your untimely death. read more