Consumers in North America now have a chance to get those neat paper craft characters for Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam. They will be given to those who pre-order the upcoming role-playing game from GameStop. The items will be shipped with the game for online customers, but they will be available at the time of purchase for in-store customers. Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam arrives in North America on January 22 for Nintendo 3DS. Japan gets it first on December 3, followed by a December 4 launch for Europe.
Nintendo Minute‘s third annual Game of the Year series has officially begun. In the first part of their latest yearly series, hosts Kit and Krysta reflect on some of the most memorable gaming experiences they had throughout 2015. The duo discusses several categories, including best box art, coolest amiibo and best multiplayer offering. Fans can even vote for their favorites by tagging @NintendoAmerica on Twitter and using the phrases in the following picture:
You might want to think twice before inviting Kirby to your next Thanksgiving dinner – or even his amiibo, which is apparently also capable of consuming large amounts of food in a matter of seconds. The scary thing is that Kirby doesn’t ever seem to get full, so be sure to keep an eye on your grub if he’s ever around. The pink puffball’s gluttonous behavior can be observed in the mini skit shown in the above video, featuring the acting talents of senior writer for Nintendo at Golin Chad Concelmo.
You’ll soon be able to play Konami Krazy Racers on your Wii U. The racing game will be available later today, November 26, on the console’s Virtual Console service via the Nintendo eShop. Konami Krazy Racers was originally released in 2001 for Game Boy Advance. It includes 16 courses and allows players to choose from 12 Konami characters, all with unique racing abilities.
Pikachu will once again be at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in the form of a massive balloon. This will be the Pokemon mascot’s 16th trip through the annual parade on Thanksgiving morning, and it will be decked out in holiday attire for a second year running. The 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade begins on Thursday, November 26, at 9 a.m. in all time zones. It will be aired live across the U.S. on NBC.
Nintendo has unveiled another new trailer for Monolith Soft‘s Xenoblade Chronicles X, ahead of the upcoming role-playing title’s launch next week. The 30-second promo gives glimpses of some of the game’s vast continents, hostile lifeforms and epic Skells battles. Xenoblade Chronicles will be available on December 4 in stores and on the Nintendo eShop for Wii U.
All Wii U games are currently 10 percent off at both Target retailers and Target.com with the code LIST. This offer is available for a limited time only and also applies to newer releases like Yoshi’s Woolly World, Super Mario Maker, Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival, Just Dance 2016, Guitar Hero Live and Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash. For a list of all the games featured in this offer, head on over to Target’s website.