Australia: Bring Along Your amiibo As Your Party Plus-One From 21st March When Mario Party 10 – The Ultimate Party Game From Nintendo – Launches Exclusively For Wii U‏

25th February 2015 – From 21st March, it’s time to party Mushroom Kingdom-style and face off against friends and family in a wide assortment of modes, boss battles and over 70 mini-games packed into Mario Party 10, the ultimate party game for Wii U that now gives players the chance to invite their very own amiibo to join the fun! Continue reading

United States: Become a Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustrator!

Pokémon Art Academy Competition announced to find winners whose illustrations will be made into promotional Pokémon TCG cards

Pokémon Art Academy Competition

Pokémon Art Academy Competition

BELLEVUE, WA – February 12, 2015 – The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo invite Pokémon fans and budding illustrators to enter an international Pokémon Art Academy Competition using the Pokémon Art Academy game available exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. The competition opens on February 18, 2015, and closes on March 29, 2015, and the winners will be announced in May 2015. The entries will be accepted via Miiverse, accessible via the Nintendo 3DS. This is an exciting opportunity for would-be Pokémon artists from around the world, as the competition’s winners will have their masterpiece turned into their very own Pokémon TCG card! Continue reading

UK: You can become a Pokémon Trading Card Game illustrator!

Pokémon Art Academy Competition to find winners whose illustrations will be made into one-off Pokémon Trading Card Game cards

Pokémon Art Academy

Pokémon Art Academy

The Pokémon Company International invites Pokémon fans and budding illustrators to enter an International Pokémon Art Academy Contest via Miiverse. Pokémon Art Academy is available exclusively on Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 2DS systems and offers aspiring Pokémon artists 40 lessons in how to paint, sketch, and draw popular Pokémon.

Students of Pokémon Art Academy can pick up illustration skills that they can transfer onto real canvas, or they can share their digital masterpieces with the world. Now, would-be artists can enter a special competition via Miiverse which allows them to showcase their talents as graduates of the Pokémon Art Academy! Continue reading

United States: Save the World from a Terrible Fate in The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D

Play on the New Nintendo 3DS XL System to Experience Enhanced Features

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– “Dawn of the First Day. 72 Hours Remain.” With these iconic words, Link begins his suspenseful three-day journey to save the world from a crashing moon in The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D game, launching the same day as the New Nintendo 3DS XL system on Feb. 13. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D is a remastered and enhanced version of the classic that’s unlike any other adventure in The Legend of Zelda series, and New Nintendo 3DS XL offers the smoothest and most engrossing portable gaming experience possible. Continue reading

Australia: IRONFALL Invasion Releasing 14th February on Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS with Free Content Available from Launch‏

New action-shooter brings intense 60fps action, 6-player local and online multiplayer, and full single-player campaign

12th February 2015 – On 14th February, a three-year project by three talented indie developers is set to be unveiled exclusively on Nintendo eShop* for Nintendo 3DS, with IRONFALL Invasion bringing an energy-fuelled, 60 frames per second**, third-person action experience to handheld console owners. Best of all, some free content will be available from launch for players to try out the game. Continue reading

Pokémon Bank subscribers to receive a triple gift in February 2015

Three Pokémon—Meganium, Typhlosion, and Feraligatr—to be distributed with Hidden Abilities

Logo for Pokémon Bank

Logo for Pokémon Bank

LONDON, UK—5 February, 2015—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo have announced that subscribers to Pokémon Bank who access their account between 27 February and 30 November, 2015, will receive special versions of the Johto region Pokémon Meganium, Typhlosion, and Feraligatr.

These Pokémon are the final Evolutions of the first partner Pokémon from Pokémon HeartGold Version and Pokémon SoulSilver Version. Each is Level 50 and comes with a Hidden Ability that has not been accessible through normal gameplay before. Continue reading