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The Pokemon Company is teaming up with Best Buy, as the retailer will be offering a way for players to catch Gigantamax Eevee and Gigantamax Pikachu in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield.

Those that stop by the retailer will be able to pick up code cards that can be redeemed for Dynamax Crystals. These will then let you battle – and hopefully catch – a Gigantamax Pikachu and Gigantamax Eevee. You can request a code card at the register without making a purchase.

Best Buy will be offering an exclusive keychain with pre-orders of the Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl Double Pack, the retailer has announced. The three main starters are featured: Piplup, Chimchar, and Turtwig.

Other retailers previously confirmed plans for their own exclusive items for reserving the product. Over on GameStop, you’ll be provided with a pin set with pre-orders of the Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl Double Pack. Meanwhile, Target is giving out a journal.

Learn more about Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl with the following overview:

Update 3 (5/25): Amazon Germany has pre-orders here, and it does ship to the U.S.


Update 2 (5/21): The amiibo is now up on Amazon UK here.


Update: Pre-orders are sold out at Best Buy, but just went up on GameStop here.


Original (5/19): Pre-orders have started to open for the newly-announced Zelda & Loftwing amiibo, which will be released alongside Zelda: Skyward Sword HD. Best Buy currently has it here. As more retailers make the figure available, we’ll let you know.

Keep in mind that this amiibo will be a bit pricier than normal. The cost of these figures have varied over the past few years, though they’ve usually settled in at around $16 from Nintendo. However, this one will set you back $25.

The Zelda & Loftwing amiibo releases on July 16.

As Mario Golf: Super Rush approaches, Best Buy is planning a special pre-order bonus for the game. The retailer has now revealed that consumers will receive a bag tag with their purchase. You can check out the design above.

Pre-orders for Mario Golf: Super Rush are open on Best Buy here. Remember that the game is slated for June 25 on Switch.

Update (3/8): It took quite some time, but Amazon finally has Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl here. GameStop has everything here.


Original (2/26): Pre-orders for Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond, and Pokemon Shining Pearl have started to open. Best Buy currently has them here, here, and here respectively.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus releases in early 2022. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl launch on Switch in late 2021. We’ll keep this post updated as more retailers add in their listings.

Best Buy has revealed a special pre-order bonus for Monster Hunter Rise. By reserving the game, you’ll get the steelbook pictured above. We’re hearing that those who reserved Monster Hunter Rise before the steelbook offer was announced should have their orders automatically updated.

Also remember that there’s another pre-order bonus planned for Monster Hunter Rise. Retailers are giving out a pack containing the Palamute Golden Retriever Costume (layered armor), Palico Forest Cat Costume (layered armor), and Stat Boosting Novice Talisman.

Monster Hunter Rise releases for Switch on March 26. You can pre-order on Best Buy here.

Planning on picking up Bravely Default II at Best Buy? If so, you should be aware that the retailer is offering a pre-order bonus. You’ll get the coaster and placemat set pictured above.

Those that are interested in pre-ordering Bravely Default II can do so on Best Buy here. Amazon also has the game here.

Bravely Default II will release on February 26.

Best Buy currently has a Super Mario 3D All-Stars collectible coin set in stock. As you’d expect, it comes with three coins based on each title included in the collection.

You can grab the coin set by itself here for $14.99 – $5 less than it normally costs. Alternately, it’s also included as part of a bundle with Super Mario 3D All-Stars here for $70.98.

Update 2: This is currently sold out on Best Buy, but just went up on Amazon here.


Update: Best Buy has Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. here.


Original: It’s Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. launch day, and retailers in North America are finally starting to offer the system. GameStop currently has it here. We’ll let you know about availability from other major retailers as they go live.

Best Buy has just launched a sale for many first party Nintendo titles, discounting some of these games to $34.99 and $39.99. This sale appears to be for both the physical and digital editions of the games and there is no end date at this time. 

These games may go fast though, so here are all the links for the sale below: