Nintendo has released a new update for Hyrule Warriors, version 1.4.0, which increases the maximum warrior level to 150 and allows players to carry up to 999 of a single type of material. The latest patch also adds new mixtures to the Apothecary and new medals. In addition, users can now receive amiibo presents by touching an amiibo to the Wii U GamePad while on the title screen to get a random bonus. An amiibo can grant only one present a day, and up to five presents can be obtained by using five different amiibo.
The Twilight Princess pack has also been released, making it possible to play as Midna in her true form and use the Mirror of Twilight. Priced at $7.99, the DLC pack allows players to use the Copy Rod weapon when playing as Zelda. It also introduces a new Adventure Mode map and new costumes for Link and Zelda. Hyrule Warriors is available in stores and on the Nintendo eShop for Wii U.
Nintendo Canada deemed November 21st as Nintendo Day and had a huge public event to celebrate the release of Super Smash Bros on the Wii U and Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire on the Nintendo 3DS. The countdown event saw a large number of attendees that were undoubtedly happy to get hands on with some of the latest and greatest Nintendo games. You can check out the fun-filled event in the video embedded above.
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We’ve already learned that the GameCube adapter for Super Smash Bros Wii U is in short supply in the United States and Canada, now EB Games Canada says that Nintendo Canada have stopped producing them for some unknown reason. You may have noticed that the GameCube adapters were back in stock on Amazon.com earlier today, but now they’re out of stock or available at a pretty price from a seller.
Good ole GameStop is currently cashing in on the Cubic Ninja home-brew craze for the Nintendo 3DS. The 2011 game allows people to crack into the Nintendo 3DS and run both homebrew applications and emulators. GameStop were previously selling the game used for $5 but is now selling it for $39.99 used. This isn’t the first time they’ve raised prices on games that prove to be popular or in short supply. They passed of Xenoblade Chronicles as used and sold it for $89.99. Here’s what the retail chain previously told Polygon.
“As always, our pricing for these games is competitive and is based on current market value driven by supply and demand,” GameStop’s statement explained. “PowerUp Pro members always receive a 10 percent discount and earn PUR points on pre-owned purchases.”
Wanted to check out Phoenix Wright: Dual Destinies but weren’t prepared to pay the digital retail price? Well, you’ll be pleased to know that Capcom have lowered the price of the game in the United States and you can now download it for the reasonable price of $15.
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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U just last week. We won’t spoil the details for you but the naming of all the new Gold and Silver Pokemon is certainly a treat to hear, particularly “Ledy Baba”. Make sure you check it out in the video embedded above.
Honest Game Trailers – the highly entertaining series from Smosh Games on YouTube – has taken on the sequel to the original Pokemon series, Gold and Silver. The series has been producing a number of amusing trailers for Nintendo titles over the past few months, with one for Pokemon Red and Blue earlier this year and
Nintendo of Europe has updated the Club Nintendo stars catalogue with a new Mario Kart 8 product today. The company teased yesterday that a number of new products would begin to appear within the catalogue, and kicking it off is a Mario Kart 8 badge set.
If you’ve got some hard-earned stars saved up, you can purchase the stylish three-piece badge set featuring the boomerang flower, super horn and piranha plant for 4,000 stars. Plus it comes in a smart black box – approximately 13.7cm x 7cm x 3.4cm – with the Mario Kart 8 logo and items displayed on the front. For a closer look or to purchase the badge set, head over to the official Club Nintendo Europe page, here.
Club Nintendo Australia and New Zealand has also added the Mario Kart 8 badge set. If you’re a member, you can visit the official Australian site here and grab a badge set for 2,500 stars. Let us know if you’ll be spending your stars on the set in the comments below.