Nintendo Minute – “Nintendo HQ Store Shopping Spree Showdown”
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This week’s episode of Nintendo Minute has gone live. In today’s video, Kit and Krysta battle it out in a showdown at the Nintendo HQ’s employee store in Redmond, Washington. Check out the full episode below.
Super Mario Odyssey amiibo 3-pack in stock on Amazon
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If you’re on the hunt for the new Super Mario Odyssey amiibo, you can order them from Amazon. The retailer is accepting orders for the 3-pack. If interested, you can place an order here.
Reggie: Nintendo working on SNES Classic Edition supply, no plans to discount Switch
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The Super NES Classic Edition has been in much better supply compared to its predecessor, the original NES Classic Edition. However, that doesn’t mean units are readily available. Many consumers are still having trouble finding the hardware in stores.
Thankfully, as we know, Nintendo is handling the situation with the SNES Classic Edition fairly well. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime told The Washington Post that the company is working to have a regular supply for the rest of the year. This also applies to Switch as well.
Justice Smith starring in Detective Pikachu film as leading role
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We finally have some casting news about the upcoming Detective Pikachu film. According to Variety, Justice Smith will be starring in the movie as the lead role.
Variety does not say which character Smith will be playing. However, CBR speculates that he’ll be in the role of Tim Goodman, who helps Pikachu solve mysteries.
Filming for the Detective Pikachu movie will begin in January 2018.
October 2017 NPD: Switch was #1 gaming hardware, SNES Classic Edition #2, Mario Odyssey best-selling game
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Nintendo has sent out a statement in response to the latest NPD report. Once again, the company has very good news to share.
In October, Switch was the best-selling gaming hardware in the US. It was followed by the Super NES Classic Edition at #2. Nintendo says that, when combined with 3DS, Nintendo systems accounted for two-thirds of all video game hardware sold for the second month in a row. The US gaming industry achieved hardware sales of more than 1 million total units in October for the first time since 2011.
Regarding software, Super Mario Odyssey was the top-selling game despite the fact that it launched at the end of the month. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild placed at #10 and #11 respectively as individual games.
Source: Nintendo PR
Happy 65th birthday, Shigeru Miyamoto
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Everyone’s favorite video game developer is celebrating a birthday today. That’s right – Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of hit franchises like Mario and Zelda, is now 65 years old. Miyamoto was born on November 16, 1952.
Let’s take a moment to wish Miyamoto a very happy birthday. Here’s to a great year ahead with much happiness and success.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds dev making new IP, planned for Switch
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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer Bluehole is working on a new IP that will be released for Switch, the company has revealed.
Little information has been shared thus far. We do know that the IP is targeted towards the Asian market in particular. Development is said to be in the early stages.
Bluehole found huge success with PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds this year. The studio has also created Tera and the upcoming MMORPG Ascent: Infinite Realm.
Arcade game Mario Party Challenge World spotted at IAAPA 2017 trade show
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Mario Party Fushigi no Challenge World, an arcade game from Capcom, first popped up in Japan last year. That same game appears to be coming to North America as Mario Party Challenge World.
Mario Party Challenge World is featured at the IAAPA 2017 trade show this week. Raw Thrills is involved with the project, along with Nintendo and Capcom. An early prototype is at the event, with location tests also starting last week.
Here’s what we know:
Shovel Knight Treasure Trove amiibo 3-pack up on GameStop
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GameStop has started pre-orders for the new Shovel Knight Treasure Trove amiibo 3-pack. You can resserve it here. Specter Knight, Plague Knight, and King Knight are the included figures.
Ace Attorney anime’s English dub cast announced
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Funimation will be releasing the first Blu-ray Disc/DVD home video combo pack for the Ace Attorney anime on January 23. Ahead of that, the official cast for the dubbed version has been announced.
Here’s the full lineup of actors and their relevant characters: