Nintendo Badge Arcade – North American updates for the week of May 2, 2016
Update: Bumped to the top. Added in Wednesday’s updates.
Nintendo Badge Arcade has been receiving daily updates since heading. Because it’s continually updated with content, we’re rounding up all of the additions and changes in a weekly post.
Here’s what’s on tap for the week of May 2:
– 4 Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash panels
– 15 Mario Kart panels
– 2 Splatoon panels
– 3 Pokemon panels (2 with 1 day left)
– 5 Animal Crossing panels
– Mario spring theme offer until 5/5
– 1 free play
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens – “New Adventures” trailer
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Warner Bros. is celebrating Star Wars Day with a new trailer for LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Take a look at it below.
The latest LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens video shows exclusive levels that explore adventures set in the time leading up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. These are the six New Adventures featured in the game:
– Rathtar Hunting – Follows Han Solo and Chewbacca’s voyage to capture the ravenous Rathtars.
– Lor San Tekka’s Return – Uncovers secrets behind Lor San Tekka’s journey to the Jakku Village.
– Poe to the Rescue – Details Poe Dameron’s daring rescue mission to save Admiral Ackbar.
– Crimson Corsair– Explores how the notorious Outer Rim pirate, the Crimson Corsair, foiled the plans of the First Order.
– Trouble Over Taul– Follows the events leading up C-3PO’s acquisition of his new red arm.
– Ottegan Assault– Reveals a puzzle piece to how the Resistance and the First Order find Lor San Tekka on Jakku.
Also featured is original dialogue from key members of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens theatrical cast:
– Adam Driver (Kylo Ren)
– Anthony Daniels (C-3PO)
– Carrie Fisher (Leia Organa)
– Daisy Ridley (Rey)
– Domhnall Gleeson (General Hux)
– Gwendoline Christie (Captain Phasma)
– Harrison Ford (Han Solo)
– John Boyega (Finn)
– Lupita Nyong’o (Maz Kanata)
– Max von Sydow (Lor San Tekka)
– Oscar Isaac (Poe Dameron)
Tons of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Wii U screenshots, details
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With the Wii U version of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games scheduled to drop in less than two months, Nintendo decided to send out a bunch of new screenshots for the game. On top of that, the latest announcement shares some details about the game. All of today’s content is posted below.
4th May 2016 – The worlds of Mario and Sonic come together once more for 17 exciting events in Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games™, arriving on Wii U across Europe on 24th June. Taking place in Rio de Janeiro, host city of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, the latest instalment of the series features over 30 playable characters, the ability to play as your Mii, and plenty of frantic four-player multiplayer action to enjoy with friends and family, including the new Duel Events, which give familiar sports a classic Mario & Sonic twist.
Rugby Sevens is one of three sports, along with Football and Beach Volleyball, that comes with its own Duel Event. The action’s powered-up, familiar items like Bullet Bills and Chaos Emeralds are allowed, and chaotic multiplayer matches are guaranteed. In Duel Events, players build up Duel Points by pulling off actions like tackling, spiking or shooting, then have to score a try, point or goal to add these Duel Points to their total score. Last-gasp turnarounds and severe drubbings on an unprecedented scale await!
An extra game can be unlocked in SEGA 3D Classics Collection
SEGA 3D Classics Collection has been advertised as having nine games. But as it turns out, there’s an extra one that can be unlocked. Head past the break for more information.
Mini Mario & Friends amiibo Challenge launch trailer
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Even though it officially came out last week, Nintendo has just now readied a launch trailer for Mini Mario & Friends amiibo Challenge. Find it below.
Upcoming Japanese eShop releases (5/11/16)
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Several new titles are coming to the Japanese eShop on May 11. Here’s a look at the upcoming digital downloads:
Wii U Virtual Console
Mario Hoops 3-on-3 (DS, 950 yen)
Kawa no Nushi Tsuri 3 & 4 (GBA, 702 yen)
-CHASE- Unsolved Cases Investigation Division – 800 yen
Video: An “honest trailer” for Star Fox Zero
The folks over at Smosh have once again produced an “honest trailer” for a game. This time, the video focuses on Star Fox Zero. Check it out below.
Warning: there are small snippets of footage from the game that some may consider spoiler territory, including a look at the final boss.
Fire Emblem Fates – Map Pack 2 gameplay trailer
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Fire Emblem Fates is getting new downloadable content this week. On May 5, players can purchase Map Pack 2, which tells a new ongoing story.
Here’s a new gameplay trailer:
More information about Fire Emblem Fates Map Pack 2 is located here.
Two more Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE gameplay videos
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Another couple of lengthy Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE gameplay videos are in. See some side quest and battle footage below.
24 minutes of Super Meat Boy footage
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Extensive gameplay has arrived showing Super Meat Boy running on Wii U. Here’s a video with over 20 minutes of footage: