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Nintendo has announced that several online services for the Wii U title Super Mario Maker will soon be discontinued, and the title will no longer be available for purchase on the Wii U eShop. The full statement is as follows:

ElAnalistaDeBits has put together a video comparing Pikmin 3 on Switch to the Wii U original. For a closer look at the two versions, check out the video below.

Pikmin 3 originally launched on Wii U in 2013. The new Switch version, Pikmin 3 Deluxe, releases on October 30.

Last week was pretty significant for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. Fans were treated to the first gameplay footage, a new trailer, and even the confirmation of young Impa being in the game.

Producers Yosuke Hayashi and Masaki Furusawa as well as director Ryota Matsushita were the team members representing Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity at the TGS 2020 Online presentation. To close things about, the three developers shared a few words about the game, including satisfying fans of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Here’s our full translation:

To kick off October, My Nintendo has updated with a bunch of new rewards. Fans may be most interested in new physical items for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but there are other additions as well.

Here’s the full lineup:

Yesterday we heard that Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the 10th best-selling game on Nintendo platforms in US tracked history. What makes up the rest of the list then? Fortunately, the NPD Group’s Mat Piscatella was kind enough to provide the data.

The full lineup is as follows:

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Through a partnership with Kadokawa Games, NIS America was able to bring Rodea the Sky Soldier to the west. Now, however, your opportunity to buy the game digitally is about to be over. NIS America has announced that Rodea the Sky Soldier will be removed from the North American and European Wii U / 3DS eShops on September 30.

Rodea the Sky Soldier will still live on through its physical release. Prices for the Wii U and 3DS versions are relatively cheap right now.


To celebrate today’s release on Shakedown: Hawaii on Wii U, Vblank has shared a new trailer. Have a look at the video below.

When we recently posted about The Art of Shantae, the book’s cover wasn’t available. That has since changed following an update on Amazon. You can check it out above.

Pre-orders for The Art of Shantae are up on Amazon here. There’s currently a $5 discount on reservations. We’ll also mention that pre-orders have since opened on Amazon ($10.57 discount) and Amazon UK (no discount).

The Art of Shantae is tentatively planned for release on December 1.

Thanks to Jake for the tip.

The Zelda series is known for many different aspects, but its emphasis on music is right up there. We’ve seen a number of interesting details emerge from the series’ various entries such as how the main theme for Skyward Sword is Zelda’s Lullaby when played backwards.

On the topic of Zelda’s Lullaby, that comes into play once again for Breath of the Wild. It turns out that the game’s Guardian Battle them is an inversion of that classic song.

As Reddit user aVeryLittleStoat explains:

The popularity of Zelda: Breath of the Wild really hasn’t waned since launching over three years ago. That’s especially true within the modding community, which has come out with a rather interesting project.

Modder named Waikuteru has completely recreated Luigi Circuit from Mario Kart Wii. It’s not just as simple as bringing in the track though, as it exists inside its own mini-game. Players ride the Master Cycle Zero and avoid obstacles as they head towards the finish line.

Here’s a look: