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Update (11/26): Bumped to the top. These deals are now live:

Super Mario Maker – $45, ends 7:55 PM ET / 4:55 PM PT
Mario Kart 7 – $15, Prime early access, ends 7:55 PM ET / 4:55 PM PT
Disney Infinity 3.0 – $35, ends 6:55 PM ET / 3:55 PM PT
Animal Crossing amiibo 3-pack – $30, N/A
Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze – $30, N/A
HORI Battle Pad for Wii U (Mario Version) with Turbo – $20, ends 6 AM ET / 3 AM PT
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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The Nintendo UK store has gone live with its Black Friday 2015 deals. Consumers can save on hardware, merchandise, and more.

Here are a few highlights:

– Wii U Mario Mega Bundle – Soft Toy, Wheel, Gamepad Protector, Super Mario Maker and Wii U Console – £299
– Nintendo 3DS XL White Console – includes Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Hat – Was £179.99 Now £99
– New Nintendo 3DS XL Pokemon Bundle – Nintendo 3DS XL in Metallic Blue, Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Free Pikachu Toy – £219.00
– Nintendo 3DS XL Super Smash Bros. Limited Edition – Includes charger and Super Smash Bros. game – Was £238.97 Now £158.97
– Nintendo 2DS Console (Black + Blue) Bundle – Pokemon X and Blue Nintendo 2DS case – Was £132.49 Now £95.99
– Nintendo 2DS Console + Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer + NFC Reader/Writer Pack – Was £149.99 Now £119.99


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In October, we mentioned that Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition would be receiving an update in Japan. The patch will bring about a few new additions for Mario and more.

Thanks to Famitsu, we now know when this update will be going live. The magazine pinned down a December 17 date in its issue last week. There hasn’t been any news for the west, but I’d be surprised if it didn’t make it over here as well.

Square Enix has heavily discounted a variety of games as part of its Black Friday 2015 sale.

On DS, there are quite a notable standouts. Here’s the full lineup:

Chrono Trigger – $6
Dragon Quest IV – $9
Dragon Quest V – $12
Exit – $6
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time – $9
Final Fantasy IV – $6
Final Fantasy Tactics A2 – $6
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fate – $12
Final Fantasy: 4 Heroes of Light – $6
Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days – $7.50
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded – $9
Space Bust-a-Move – $6
Space Invaders Extreme 2 – $6
The World Ends with You – $6

There also a few 3DS discounts:

Bust-a-Move Universe – $8
Heroes of Ruin – $12
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy – $12
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Limited Edition – $10

You can find all of Square Enix’s offerings here.

Nintendo has updated Miiverse once again. It’s a bit on the small side though, and it only applies to 3DS.

Following today’s update, users will now find that 10 posts are shown in your Play Journal and 15 posts on other areas. Prior to this, 20 posts were displayed across the social network. Nintendo has also improved Miiverse so that error messages are less likely to be encountered.


The latest Japanese Hyrule Warriors Legends trailer shows off Skull Kid, one of the new playable characters in the game. View the video below.

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is now on sale over on Walmart. It’s down to $25, resulting in $15 savings. Consumers can pick up the game here if interested.

The latest issue of Famitsu has shared a listing of the top 30 best-selling games in Japan for the month of October 2015. You can check out the full results below.

We posted several scans from Famitsu earlier today, but we have one last batch from this week’s magazine. There’s a pretty big feature on Monster Hunter X coming in at over 40 pages.

Hit up the gallery below for the full set. These are likely the final scans/screenshots we’ll be sharing from Monster Hunter X, and our video coverage is going to be winding down soon as well.


Square Enix sent out another batch of Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 details and screenshots today. Find the latest content below, courtesy of Siliconera.

– Areas include castles, dungeons, icy zones, futuristic cities
– Won’t see many humans in the cities
– They say that humans are actually quite rare to see in “Break World”
– Map on the bottom screen indicates in red where you’ll need to go while in towns and out in the fields
– In Break World you won’t be able to notice everything around you by simply walking and looking
– That’s where you’ll need to use the Reactor device or ride monsters
– Reactor can help you find data on monsters
– Can also find hidden treasure chests and other objects you normally can’t see
– There will be an indication when the Reactor is responding to something
– This usually means that there’s a hidden object nearby
– Reactor reveals invisible bridges and more as well
– Use the “Ride” feature to access areas you normally can’t on foot.
– Land, sea, and sky varieties for the Rides
– The monsters will be able to provide you with help for any of the three types of travel
– As you advance through the story, the Rides also evolve
– This lets them perform new actions
– Ex: certain Rides will gain the ability to do extra jumps to reach areas you weren’t able to before
– Over 500 monsters in the game
– Use Ride with countless monsters
– They all have their unique looks for the feature
– Can attack monsters while riding
– This leads to monsters being knocked out or stunned for a short while


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