The mobile edition of Pokemon Shuffle will launch later this month in Japan. Pokemon Shuffle Mobile, which is essentially a port of the freemium Nintendo 3DS title, will be downloadable via iOS and Android devices. In the game, the player’s primary goal is to clear various stages by lining up the same Pokemon and clearing these matches from the puzzle area. Pokemon Shuffle has been available on 3DS since February.
If you downloaded the demo version of Just Dance 2016 on Wii U, you may have noticed that it has a total of 99 uses. Granted it’s not an unlimited amount of uses, but it sure is a significant number compared to most of the other demos in the Nintendo eShop. The Just Dance 2016 demo can be downloaded for free and it’s compatible with with the Just Dance Controller smartphone application, which allows you to play without any Wii Remote or Wii Remote Plus controllers.
Two new weapons have been added to the ever-expanding arsenal of Splatoon. The Inkbrush Nouveau brings the same abilities as the standard Inkbrush but allows wielders to lay Ink Mines and use the Bubbler special. The second newly-added item is the Range Blaster, which is essentially a Blaster with shots that travel farther before exploding. Both weapons are available now for free.
A brand-new update for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is now available to download. Version 1.1.0, which must be applied prior to using the game’s online multiplayer features, adds the highly-anticipated Tourney modes. The update also implements functionality to post replays to YouTube and new downloadable content that can be purchased, including new stages and costumes. A full list of what the update brings can be read below:
- Users will be able to purchase newly added downloadable content.
- Added Community and Regular Tournament Modes.
Users can create custom rules and duration of Community Tournaments.
Users can also advertise their tournaments in the Tourney Community in Miiverse.
- Added functionality to post replays to YouTube.
Replays can be viewed on YouTube and the Replay Viewing Community in Miiverse.
*Users can only post their own content.
*A Google account is required in order to use this feature. Please click here for information on how to create a Google account. (This will direct you to an external site)
- Adjustments have also been made for a more pleasant gaming experience.
A new selection of adorable Nintendo-approved Splatoon capsule toys is now on sale from Takara Tomy Arts in Japan. Priced at 200 yen, each toy comes with a mini chain that allows it to be hung and shown off from various places, such a purse or backpack. There are six colors in total: orange, pink, purple, blue, green and turquoise. The Splatoon game is available now worldwide, exclusively for Wii U.
Indie developer Utopian World of Sandwiches is working on a game called Chompy Chomp Chomp Party, and it’s coming to Wii U later this year. The game supports up to nine player and revolves around Chompies, which are described as cannibalistic demons that eat everything and anything in their way. View gameplay footage of Chompy Chomp Chomp Party in the video below:
Nintendo has teamed up with toy maker Mattel to create six Super Mario-themed Hot Wheels cars. Each design was inspired by six different Mario classics: Super Mario World, Super Mario Bros., Dr. Mario, Super Mario Kart, Super Mario Bros. 2 and Super Mario Bros. 3. Some of the toy cars even have the Super Mario Bros. 30th anniversary logo emblazoned on them. Look for them on store shelves this October.