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The Play Nintendo YouTube account has a short promo up for amiibo. Check it out below.


Update: There are various individual amiibo now in stock at GameStop, including Captain Falcon, Greninja, Lucario, and more. Full set it here.

GameStop has added a new amiibo bundle to its website. For $78, you’ll receive Ike, Fox, Little Mac, Captain Falcon, Greninja, and Lucario. Place an order here if interested.


Nintendo has gone live with the fourth of five “Survival Guide” episodes for Xenoblade Chronicles X. You can watch the new video below.

Update (11/27): Bumped to the top. Added in news about badges for Friday.

Nintendo Badge Arcade has been receiving regular updates, so I’ve decided to go ahead and round up the new additions in weekly posts. Each post will go up on Monday, and we’ll then update it every day (and bring it to the top of the homepage).

Here are the latest updates for Nintendo Badge Arcade:

November 23

– 4 new sets of Pokémon badges (final day for Pokémon badges)
– 3 new sets of Animal Crossing holiday badges (available for today only)


November 24

Here are all of the badges currently available:

– 5 BoxBoy! panels (2 on the final day)
– 5 Mario Kart panels
– 3 Super Mario Bros. panels (all last day)
– 3 Splatoon panels
– 5 Animal Crossing panels
– 4 Mario panels (mostly of characters)

November 25

Here are all of the badges currently available:

– 5 Animal Crossing panels
– 4 Mario panels (final day)
– 3 Tomodachi Life food panels
– 2 BoxBoy! panels
– 5 Mario Kart panels
– 3 Splatoon panels (final day)


November 26

Here are all of the badges currently available:

– 6 Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D panels
– 5 Animal Crossing panels
– 3 Tomodachi Life panels
– 2 BoxBoy! panels
– 5 Mario Kart panels


November 27

– 6 Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D panels
– 5 Animal Crossing panels (2 days left)
– 3 Tomodachi Life panels (2 days left)
– 2 BoxBoy! panels (2 days left)
– 8 Mario Kart panels (3 new, 5 in final day)



Update (11/27): Bumped to the top. These deals are currently live:

Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival – $50, ends 2:55 PM ET / 11:55 PM PT, Prime early access
New 3DS XL – $179, ends 3:55 PM ET / 12:55 PM PT, Prime early access
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. – $18, N/A
Animal Crossing amiibo 3-pack – $30, N/A
Black 3DS XL with pre-installed Super Mario 3D Land – $130, ends November 28
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate – $25, ends December 2

Over the next few days, Amazon will be hosting its Black Friday 2015 deals. Specific prices have yet to be revealed, but we do know which games will be featured.

There are a few Nintendo offers to keep track of. Disney Infinity 3.0, Mario Kart 7, Persona Q, and New Super Mario Bros. 2 are all being discounted tomorrow. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Guitar Hero Live, Mario Party 10, Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX, and the New 3DS XL will be on sale starting on Friday. Also be on the lookout for Animal Crossing: New Leaf, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, Snoopy’s Grand Adventure, Gravity Falls, and Devil Survivor 2 on Saturday.

You can follow Amazon’s Black Friday 2015 gaming deals here.

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A new 3DS puzzle is making its way out to system owners in North America. Through SpotPass, Nintendo is sending out a panel for Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer. You should receive the first piece so long as you have Internet functionality enabled on your 3DS.

Thanks to dtsnunes19 and CrossForte for the tip.

Monster Hunter X’s Fairy Tail collaboration was shown during the latest episode of Capcom TV. In the game, players can nab a Palico based on the character Happy. Take a look at the footage below.

Wii U sold extremely well at one North American retailer during Thanksgiving yesterday. Business Insider reports that the console, along with the iPad and iPad Watch, helped Target achieve its biggest online shopping day ever.

“Demand outpaced 2014’s record Thanksgiving performance, making it Target’s biggest day for online sales yet,” Target said in an official statement.

Nintendo brought out a new Wii U bundle for the holidays which comes with pre-installed copies of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Splatoon. At Target, the bundle has been available for just $250.


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Image & Form has posted a new video in its SteamWorld-related video series. In the latest episode below, the studio discusses SteamWorld Heist’s release date, New 3DS improvements, languages, regions, soundtrack and more.

Here’s the full lineup of topics:

– December release regions and languages
– New 3DS features (C-stick support, 60 FPS on New 3DS)
– New Game+
– Hats
– Soundtrack
– Easter eggs
– Gameplay basics

Story of Seasons is releasing slightly earlier than expected in Europe. Nintendo has re-dated the title for December 31, up from the previously-announced one of January 8.

The company wrote on Twitter:


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