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Pokken Tournament is holding a special celebration in celebration of Halloween. Players can participate in the event until November 3.

Below are all of the relevant details:

– Play the event if you play the game using a Bana Passport and your Bana account
– Gives you a special Support set of Mismagius and Ninetales
– Haunted Mansion stage updated to have a Halloween aesthetic
– Gives you access to multiple sets of clothing when you access the Pokkén WEB portal
– Mismagius uses the Ominous Wind move
– This hits for damage and increases attack power
– Ninetales uses Will-O-Wisp
– This sends out a small flame in front of your playable Pokémon

Images pertaining to the Pokken Tournament Halloween event are in the gallery below.

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Blaziken is the latest addition to Pokken Tournament’s roster. Check out some off-screen footage of Blaziken fighting against Lucario:


The folks over at Perfectly-Nintendo have translated some details on the upcoming arcade release of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Here’s what they found:

  • Playable characters include: Mario, Luigi, Peach, Wario, Sonic, Tales, Knuckles, Shadow
  • Three types of characters – Power, Speed and Technique. Characters like Mario are balanced while characters like Sonic are skewed to one trait, in his case, speed.
  • One credit is 200 yen and allows for the player to play 3 sports, with results announced at the end of the 3 events
  • Control options include: The player’s feet, two big joysticks with a button on the side and a handrail for balance

For more details about the gameplay, check the full write-up here.

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Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is being released next year on Wii U and 3DS. In Japan, however, the game will also be available on arcade machines. Similar to what happened with Pokken Tournament, this game will be made available to the public for the first time in location tests, taking place from July 17th to July 20th at Club SEGA Akihabara and SEGA World Kasai.

A full release date has not yet been announced.


Rosalina has been confirmed for Mario Kart Arcade GP DX, and you can see her in action through the screenshots above. The images also show the game’s support for character variations like “Ice Luigi”.