Legendary Dragon-types take flight in Pokémon TCG: XY–Roaring Skies, Launching May 6‏

XY - Roaring Skies logo

XY – Roaring Skies logo

The next expansion in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Pokémon TCG: XY—Roaring Skies, will hit retail stores nationwide on May 6. The expansion introduces 7 new Pokémon-EX cards, including the legendary Pokémon of the skies, Mega Rayquaza-EX and Mega Latios-EX. Trainers will also find 9 new full-art Pokémon-EX cards as well as half art cards, which include some Pokémon with Ancient Traits. The all-new expansion brings 100 new cards to the table, including 18 Trainer Cards, Hydreigon-EX and Thundurus-EX.

Nintendo Celebrates Women’s History Month‏

In honor of Women’s History Month, Nintendo is highlighting some of everyone’s favorite female characters such as Samus Aran, Rosalina and Toadette. Paving the way for diverse and interesting female protagonists in video games, Nintendo has picked a few of their popular leading ladies that merit this recognition for the month that honors outstanding women. Please see the descriptions and images below for some background on these iconic female characters that have been an important part of Nintendo through the years. Continue reading

United States: Full Steam Ahead! Battle Aliens Using a Star-Spangled Strike Team in Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.

Enhanced Control Options and amiibo Support on New Nintendo 3DS XL

REDMOND, Wash., March 12, 2015 – Developed by Intelligent Systems, the creators of the beloved Fire Emblem and Advance Wars series, the single- and multiplayer turn-based strategy game Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. launches for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on March 13. The game places players on the front lines of a series of intricately designed battlefields and requires them to use both brains and brawn to emerge from battle victorious. Players are thrust into the boots of some of the most original and unexpected playable characters ever assembled in a Nintendo video game. These agents of S.T.E.A.M. (Strike Team Eliminating the Alien Menace) are composed of literature- and folklore-inspired icons like John Henry, Tiger Lily, Tom Sawyer, Lion from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and many more – all led by Abraham Lincoln. Players who dive into the action on New Nintendo 3DS XL can even take advantage of the new system’s enhanced controls and creative amiibo functionality. Continue reading

Spain: Moldea un mundo de plastilina con Kirby y el Pincel Arcoíris

Kirby y el Pincel Arcoíris sale a la venta en exclusiva para Wii U, explorando nuevas experiencias de juego gracias a su nueva textura, con modo multijugador para 3 jugadores y compatibilidad con amiibo

Madrid, 11 de marzo de 2014. Piénsalo bien: que salga a la venta un juego de Kirby basado en plastilina era solo cuestión de tiempo, porque a) Kirby es el personaje de Nintendo con más capacidad de transformarse y moldearse de su historia y b) ¿qué material es más manipulable que la plastilina? Kirby y el Pincel Arcoíris sale a la venta el 8 de mayo para Wii U, con modo multijugador y compatibilidad con amiibo. Continue reading

Join Kirby on His Most ‘Clay-ful’ Adventure Yet in Kirby And The Rainbow Paintbrush – Launching in Australia and New Zealand on 9th May for Wii U‏

Guide Kirby on a wave of Rainbow Ropes through a gloriously colourful HD world in this Wii U exclusive adventure

11th March 2015 – Featuring a unique control method and a visually striking world inhabited by quirky characters made entirely out of clay, Kirby’s eagerly awaited first Wii U adventure, Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush, arrives in Australia and New Zealand on 9th May. The game also includes multiplayer support whereby three friends can hop in and out at any time to assist Kirby, using Wii Remote controllers to play as Waddle Dees. Players can also use compatible amiibo figures once per day on every stage to power up Kirby with special abilities. Continue reading

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