Can’t get enough of this year’s Nintendo World Championships held at E3? American digital cable and satellite television channel Disney XD will air a half-hour special on Wednesday, September 16, according to a report by Broadway World. The special is titled “Nintendo World Championships 2015” and will air at 8 p.m. EST.
The 30-minute special is rated TV-G and will feature “sixteen of the World’s most skilled gamers compete live onstage in games from Nintendo’s past, present and future.” This isn’t the first time we’ve seen Disney XD air Nintendo programming, as they held a live Mario Kart 8 tournament in June. Do you think there’s going to be more collaboration between Disney and Nintendo in the future?
Wednesday, September 16
Original Series – Episode Premiere
Disney XD Special “Nintendo World Championships 2015”
(8:00 PM – 8:30 PM ET/PT)
Sixteen of the World’s most skilled gamers compete live onstage in games from Nintendo’s past, present and future.
Save a few golden coins or rupees as you finish up your back-to-school shopping with Nintendo. The official UK store has your back covered with discounted gym bags, backpacks and more. Bags themed after Mario, Zelda and NES controllers are all currently 15 percent off through the Nintendo Official UK Store when bought online and can be purchased, here. Prices range from £5.94 to £25.49 before delivery and other charges, but only until the offer expires on September 11 at 5pm. Remember that the store only ships its physical products within the UK.
The fine folk over at GameXplain have managed to go hands-on with the latest build of Star Fox Zero at a Nintendo preview event at PAX Prime. The footage isn’t the most riveting that I’ve ever seen, but it shows off the slow-paced Gyro Wing in the Zoness level in the latest Star Fox game. Judging from various comments on YouTube and forums it seems as though people are wondering why this particular level was one that Nintendo wished to demo. Anyway, Star Fox Zero launches in North America and Europe on November 20th.
“This issue is only known to affect players who have previously linked their accounts with Disney Infinity 1.0 and/or 2.0.
“While this issue will be addressed shortly, you can resolve it by first logging into your account at the Disney Infinity website: infinity.disney.com, and then logging into your Disney account through your console.”
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One of the games that a lot of you enjoyed last year was the 2D side scrolling platformer, Shovel Knight. The game launched to excellent reviews and now we’ve got some free downloadable content coming our way titled Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows which promises to give us some more platforming excellence. IGN managed to capture three minutes of the game in action and you can check that out in the video embedded below.
Everyone loves a good joke, right? Well, perhaps not when you consider this particularly troll-laden level in Super Mario Maker. Great for a laugh – but not much else – is Wii U user Kocobe’s creation, which promises to show you all the hidden and unlockable costumes in the game. Unfortunately, not is all as it seems when you enter the level and are treated to an interesting ride across travel belts, only to be mercilessly conned at the end with a mystery mushroom you’ll never reach.
As Kotaku notes, the level was found in the “featured” section of the game’s user-created courses. It may have slipped through Nintendo’s net and made the featured page as some cruel joke, but it does highlight a potential in-game moderation problem. Let us know what you think of the level in the comment section below. Super Mario Maker launches in Japan on September 10 and releases in North America and the UK the following day.
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You can now watch video news on Wii U with the new Watchup application in the Nintendo eShop. Available now as a free download, the app builds the user’s personalized newscast from a number of local, national and international news channels. Watchup also allows Wii U owners to watch their newscasts play continuously on the TV while a list of related articles can be read on the Wii U GamePad.