Changes At Nintendo As Key Figures Step Down From Their Positions

In a day infused with a tremendous amount of good news from Nintendo’s fiscal earnings for the year and the phenomenal success of the Switch and its games, two large staffing changes came to light yesterday with Nintendo’s President, Tatsumi Kimishima, and Nintendo of Europe President Satoru Shibata both announcing their retirement and promotion respectively. … Continue reading

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Japanese Nintendo Direct Confirmed For 13th September

Nintendo has announced via their official Twitter feed that their will be Japanese Nintendo Direct broadcast tomorrow, Thursday 13th September. This Wii U Launch presentation takes place at 4pm Japanese time, which is 8am in the UK, and approx. 1am in the US. As it is a Japanese Nintendo Direct, the presentation will focus on launch details … Continue reading

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Limited Edition Mario 3DS Consoles For Club Nintendo Japan

These look pretty sweet don’t they? Feast your eyes on the Limited Edition Mario 3DS consoles, which will only be available in Japan for Club Nintendo members. Those that register two games between the 1st October and 15th January will be entered into a draw to win one of these limited edition consoles, and everyone … Continue reading

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3DS Sales Soar In Japan

With the recent 40% price drop in the price of the Nintendo 3DS, the handheld has reached a record sales figure over in Japan. Over 200,000 consoles were sold since the price cut went into effect last week. I would be interested to see the records of sales in Europe. Hopefully this rise in 3DS sales … Continue reading

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Super Pokémon Scramble Confirmed For 3DS

Yesterday a leaked image from a retailer in Japan was rumoured to be taking pre-orders from June 15th for a new Pokémon title. Presumably it was said to be a sequel to Pokémon Rumble, a WiiWare title. This game was rumoured to be named Super Pokémon Scramble.  Today it has been confirmed by the official site … Continue reading

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Japan 3DS eShop Launch Line-Up

Next week, on June 7th, marks the launch of the highly anticipated 3DS e-Shop. It has been revealed on Nintendo of Japan‘s website, the details for the Japanese launch of the e-Shop. Available for the Virtual Console includes Kirby’s Dream Land, Super Mario Land, Mega Man: Dr Wily’s Revenge, Avenging Spirit, Baseball and Downtown Special: … Continue reading

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