Nintendo Prepares Downloadable Content for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U consoles is one of the largest, most engaging video games Nintendo has ever created. While the main game offers players an engrossing quest that will keep them entertained for hours, as well as the freedom to explore the vast Hyrule at their own pace, the game world provides a rich canvas that offers the opportunity for additional adventures. As a result, the first-ever downloadable content for the main-line Legend of Zelda series is in development.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Developers to Host GDC Panel

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Three developers behind The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wildwill host a panel at the upcoming Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The panel, “Change and Constant – Breaking Conventions with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,” will feature game director Hidemaro Fujibayashi, art director Satoru Takizawa and technical director Takuhiro Dohta. The panel is scheduled to be held 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on March 1 at the Moscone Center.

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Nintendo Switch Owners Get Free Preview of Splatoon 2 During Global Testfire

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A Squid Research Lab special report:

The data is in and we can announce our confirmed findings. People who buy the Nintendo Switch system will not only get access to a remarkable new video game system, but they’ll also be able to participate in a special Splatoon 2 preview… Owners with internet access can download a demo version of the Splatoon 2 game that will allow them to battle against opponents around the world in the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire event. It’s a way for everyone to investigate the latest in cephalopod warfare months before the game launches!

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LEGO Dimensions Adds LEGO Batman Movie and Knight Rider Expansion Packs

 

New Story Pack Lets Gamers Play LEGO Batman’s Big Screen Adventure and Build the Batcomputer atop the LEGO Toy Pad

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today the release of three new expansion packs for LEGO Dimensions, the LEGO toy and videogame hybrid.  The LEGO Batman Movie Story Pack, Excalibur Batman Fun Pack and Knight Rider Fun Pack broaden the selection of the world’s most popular entertainment brands allowing players to customize their LEGO Dimensions gameplay experience by mixing and matching favorite characters and universes with full compatibility.Coinciding with the release of the highly anticipated film on which it’s based, The LEGO Batman Movie Story Pack provides a deep, story-driven gameplay experience with iconic DC characters in six puzzle-packed levels and new LEGO Gateway bricks that allow players to build the batcomputer atop the LEGO Toy Pad.  This is the only video game experience available for The LEGO Batman Movie, and it comes with buildable Batgirl and Robin minifigures and the 3-in-1 buildable Batwing which can be rebuilt into The Black Thunder and Bat-Tank.

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Nintendo Download: Team Mario or Team Donkey Kong?

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Azure Striker Gunvolt: The Anime – Put together by anime superstars LandQ Studios and Touhoku Shinkai, Inti Creates debuts an electrifying anime adaptation on the Azure Striker Gunvolt series. The anime presents a scenario that fans of the series will be familiar with, while simultaneously presenting a deeper look into the world of Azure Striker Gunvolt. Download today.
    Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Mario vs. Donkey Kong – Donkey Kong just made off with all the Mini-Mario toys, and now it’s up to Mario to chase his longtime nemesis and retrieve the stolen goods. In this GameBoy Advance action-puzzler, leap and battle through increasingly difficult levels as you use switches, conveyor belts and hammers to overcome the hordes of enemies that block your way.

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JUST DANCE WORLD CUP 2017 Heading to eSports World Convention in Paris

18 Competitors From 17 Countries Will Compete to Become the Just Dance 2017 World Champion

SAN FRANCISCO – Ubisoft has revealed the latest details on the Just Dance World Cup (JDWC) 2017 Finals, occurring February 17-19, 2017 during the eSports World Convention (ESWC) Winter) in Paris*. For the third year, Ubisoft is partnering with ESWC, a pioneering and leading international eSports event organization, to welcome the 18 worldwide Just Dancers who won the qualifying rounds of JDWC 2017. Finalists will perform choreography from Just Dance 2017 and Just Dance Unlimited, including party favorite tracks like “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” by Beyoncé, “Hips Don’t Lie” by Shakira Ft Wyclef Jean, “Bailar” by Deorro Ft. Elvis Crespo and classics like “Don’t Stop Me Now” by Queen or “Walk This Way” by Run-DMC & Aerosmith.

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Syberia 3 Launching in North America April 25, New Trailer

ParisMicroids has unveiled the first trailer of Syberia 3 and its release date, scheduled to launch on April 25 in North America on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC/Mac. “After years of expectations, we are glad to offer to our fans a first overview of the universe imagined by Benoit Sokal and set to music by Inon Zur. This first trailer will transport them in Kate Walker’s new adventure, they will learn more about her fellow companions and the obstacles they are going to face.” declares Elliot Grassiano, Vice-President of Microids

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