The latest Nintendo Minute episode sees hosts Kit and Krysta engaging in an eight-player mode in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U with six of their friends. The newly-released fighting game lets up to eight players battle simultaneously on select stages in local multiplayer. The battles can be a combination of real-life players and amiibo. Available now in North America, the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. launches in Europe on November 28th and in Japan on December 6th.
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U has made its debut in North America. The fighting game is now available for purchase digitally for $59.99 via the Nintendo eShop, and it requires 15.6GB of free space to download. The Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. contains more than 50 new features, including an eight-player mode and the ability to build and share custom stages. It also offers several new modes such as Smash Tour: World Smash, in which players use items, spin a wheel and advance around a map. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U arrives on November 28th in Europe, November 29th in Australia and December 6th in Japan.
For two days only, from November 21st to the 22nd, consumers can buy one get one 40 percent off all Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, Nintendo DS and Wii games at Toys R Us. The upcoming offer will apply to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire – all of which are launching on November 21st as well. Toys R Us is currently hosting another Nintendo-related deal that allows buyers to purchase three amiibo figures for $30. This offer will also end on November 22nd.
A new patch has been released for Pokemon Bank. Update version 1.2 requires 210 blocks of free space and is required for online features. There’s currently no official word on what the patch does, though it probably has something to do with Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire – both of which launch this Friday, November 21. Pokemon Bank is a Nintendo 3DS application that allows players to store thousands of their Pokemon via the Internet. The app is available on the Nintendo eShop and offers a free trial period to first-time users.
Indie developer Bertil Hörberg has revealed that Gunman Clive 2 is about five minutes longer than the first game. In relative terms, that’s about 35 percent longer. Compared to the original, the sequel boasts improved graphics with more color and richer environments. It also promises more dynamic levels, several bosses, four playable characters with different abilities, and it will run at 60 frames per second. Gunman Clive 2 is on track to launch through the Nintendo eShop by the end of this year.
Nintendo has opened the official website for amiibo. The site allows visitors to watch a trailer for the interactive figures. It also contains information on the full lineup of confirmed figures, including the ones releasing next year. The first wave of amiibo will launch in North America this Friday, November 21st, alongside Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. The first wave includes 12 Nintendo characters: Mario, Peach, Link, Samus, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Pikachu, Kirby, Fox, Marth, Villager and Wii Fit Trainer.
The latest Nintendo Minute episode sees hosts Kit and Krysta as they unbox a couple amiibo figures and the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U bundle, which features the upcoming fighting game, one Nintendo GameCube controller and an adapter. Both amiibo and the bundle are set to launch this Friday, November 21st. The first wave of amiibo includes Mario, Peach, Link, Samus, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Pikachu, Kirby, Fox, Marth, Villager and Wii Fit Trainer.