Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins “Ultimate Game of the Year award” at 2017 Golden Joystick Awards
The 35th Golden Joystick Awards took place earlier today. Zelda: Breath of the Wild was a big winner, as it earned the “Ultimate Game of the Year award”. Check out a video from the development team accepting the reward below.
These are the full lineup of winners for those who are interested:
GameStop’s Black Friday 2017 deals
GameStop’s Black Friday 2017 deals are in. Compared to what we’ve seen from other retailers, there isn’t too much here that’s terribly exciting.
Some of the highlights include Has-Been Heroes for $10, Rayman Legends Definitive Edition for $20, and Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for $25. Other random deals are included as well like Monopoly Gamer Collector’s Edition for $28.
Here’s the full roundup:
My Nintendo adds DLC for original Mario Kart 8 in Europe
Posted on 2 days ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Wii U | 0 comments | 0 Likes
My Nintendo Europe has added in two rewards for Mario Kart 8. Yes, that is the original game for Wii U that we’re talking about.
Both DLC packs are currently available. The Legend of Zelda and Animal Crossing packs can be had for 80 Gold Points. Each reward will be on the site until February 1.
You can nab these rewards on My Nintendo here.
Toys “R” Us Black Friday 2017 deals
Toys “R” Us has shared its lineup of deals for Black Friday. Compared to the likes of Best Buy, the offers are a bit disappointing. Still, Toys “R” Us is promising $30 savings on FIFA 18, $15 on Mario Sports Superstars, and more.
The full lineup of discounts is as follows:
Media Create sales (11/6/17 – 11/12/17)
The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:
Switch – 79,958
PS4 – 20,021
New 2DS LL – 10,323
New 3DS LL – 7,296
PS4 Pro – 6,037
Vita – 3,210
2DS – 1,484
Xbox One X – 1,344
New 3DS – 266
Xbox One – 121
PS3 – 41
Wii U – 36
For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:
Switch – 64,387
PS4 – 21,830
New 3DS LL – 11,116
New 2DS LL – 7,914
PS4 Pro – 6,993
Vita – 3,576
2DS – 1,539
New 3DS – 287
Xbox One – 114
PS3 – 56
Wii U – 38
And here are the software charts:
Minecraft adds Minecon Earth 2017 Skin Pack on Switch and Wii U
A new update is rolling out for Minecraft on both Switch and Wii U. It specifically adds in a free Minecon Earth 2017 Skin Pack. Minecraft went through maintenance last night, so this update should be live as of now.
UK software sales (Week ending 11/11/2017) – Switch/Wii U/3DS charts
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This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:
1. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
2. Sonic Forces – SEGA
3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
4. Doom – Bethesda Softworks
5. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
6. Splatoon 2 – Nintendo
7. 1-2-Switch – Nintendo
8. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle – Ubisoft
9. Pokken Tournament – Nintendo
10. FIFA 18 – Electronic Arts
1. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
2. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
4. Just Dance 2018 – Ubisoft
5. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
6. New Super Bros. U + Super Luigi U – Nintendo
7. Just Dance 2017 – Ubisoft
8. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Nintendo
9. Wii Party U – Nintendo
10. Splatoon – Nintendo
1. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
2. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
3. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
4. Miitopia – Nintendo
5. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
6. Luigi’s Mansion – Nintendo
7. Pokemon Sun – Nintendo
8. Layton’s Mystery Journey – Nintendo
9. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions- Nintendo
10. Super Mario Maker – Nintendo
Ubisoft ending online services for several Wii U / Wii games today
Ubisoft is shutting down online services for a number of Wii U / Wii games as of today. In a statement posted on the company’s forums, it was noted that ending services for older games with a smaller audience will allow the IT and service staff to focus on newer and more popular titles.
The lineup of affected Nintendo titles is as follows:
Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Champions amiibo footage
The new Champions amiibo for Zelda: Breath of the Wild came out this week with each figure providing its own gear. Have a look at some footage of the unlocks below.
My Nintendo updates with new Zelda rewards in North America, Kirby Battle Royale 3DS theme in Europe
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My Nintendo has updated with new rewards in both North America and Europe. Stateside, Nintendo has added in Zelda rewards including a Zelda: Breath of the Wild 3DS theme, wallpaper, and discounts. European users can now use their points on a Kirby Battle Royale theme as well.
Here’s the full roundup of rewards: