This past week, Nintendo of America revealed the release date of Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival, as well as some new information on some of the upcoming Animal Crossing amiibo, on Twitter. Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival has a release date of November 13 and will be releasing in a bundle which includes an Isabelle and Digby amiibo, as well as three amiibo cards for a price of $59.99. Take a look after the break to see what else is in store!
The trailer for FreakZone Games's "AVGN 2: ASSimilation" has gotten a new trailer to showcase some of the new things coming to the game including a new armor system, new bosses, and tons more. Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures 2 was first revealed at SGC 2015 back in July of this year, as well as the fact that they would try and get the game on Nintendo platforms again. Are you excited for the sequel? AVGN 2: ASSimilation will be releasing this winter, you can check out the trailer after the break.
Since the rise in popularity of independent developers during the last generation, games similar in gameplay and style to Exorcism Extreme have been plentiful. A simple gameplay idea suited well for multiplayer settings and parties accompanied by basic environments and pixel art is able to flourish in the indie environment. Extreme Exorcism jumps on this train with its fun and crazy bouts of gampelay, and it doesn't do a bad job either.
The latest update for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS, Version 1.1.1, was released earlier today. The Super Mario Maker Stage that was revealed a while back as well as the Pirate's Ship stage from Brawl [Wii U], the Duck Hunt stage from Wii U [3DS], a variety of Mii costumes, as well as balance patches were included in the update. The Super Mario Maker stage features a different layout every time it's played and four different Omega forms. This is the fourth wave of DLC that has been released since the release of the game. You can check out pricing information after the break.
Super Mario Maker Stage - $2.49 (single); $3.49 (bundle) [Wii U and 3DS]
Pirate's Ship Stage - $1.99 [Wii U]
Duck Hunt Stage - Free [3DS]
Mii Costumes (Monster Hunter, Toad, Business Suit, Fox, Captain Falcon, and Viridi): $0.75 (single), $1.15 (bundle) each; $5.25 (single), $8.05 (bundle) for all [Wii U and 3DS]
All Content - $7.74 [3DS]; $9.73 [Wii U]; $13.53 [Wii U and 3DS]
In a new announcement last night via Facebook about Star Fox Zero, a message from Mr. Miyamoto revealed that Star Fox Zero has been delayed. The game, originally expected to be released on November 20, will now be expecting a Q1 2016. It appears that the delay is mostly from, "a little more time to work on areas such as the unprecedented discovery that we want players to experience in the game by using two screens, and further polishing the level designs and perfecting the tone of the cut scenes." Do you think this delay is for the better or for the worse?
Earlier yesterday, Nintendo announced via Twitter that a new map, called Hammerhead Bridge, would be the next map added to Splatoon later that night. The map released last night at 7 PM PT (10 PM EST) and is the seventh map added since Splatoon's release in May, and the twelfth map overall. You can go check it out in Splatoon when it's part of the rotation, whether in Turf Wars or Ranked Battle. Take a look below for some screenshots of the new map.
Earlier today, Nintendo has officially announced who would be Nintendo's new president. Tatsumi Kimishima, a new face to many, will be taking over Iwata's position at Nintendo as President. Kimishima will be Nintendo's first president since the death of Satoru Iwata back in July of this year. Check out more on Nintendo's new president after the break.
Update: A listing on the official Smash Bros site confirms that the stage will be paid DLC, available for one system at $2.49 or as a bundle for $3.49.
In a rather surprising announcement, a Super Mario Maker Stage is coming to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. The stage will feature the unique mechanic of being different every time you play it. The hand that is featured in Super Mario Maker will make an appearance to create a new stage and fix any broken blocks while you're brawling. The stage will arrive to both versions of the game on September 30, it is currently unknown whether it will be released for free. the stage will cost $2.49 for one system or $3.49 for both. Check out the trailer below for full details.
The next Splatfest for North America has officially been announced, and it pits science against art! This Splatfest will bring two very interesting subjects, and put them up against each other to see which side will be the winner this time. This will be the fifth Splatfest for the U.S, and will begin next Friday, September 18 at 9PM PT (September 19 at 12 midnight EST). Which side will you be splatting for?
A great new deal for future Wii U owners is coming to the North American market. Nintendo has recently announced that a Mario Kart 8 Wii U Bundle will be available for the price of $299.99 that includes a 32gb Wii U, a digital copy of Mario Kart 8, and an eShop card to download both sets of Mario Kart 8 DLC. This news likely comes in anticipation of Super Mario Maker getting a release later this week. Check out the full press release and an image of the product below.
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