US retail outlet Kmart currently has some good deals going if you’re a Wii U owner. If you decide to sign up for its free Shop Your Way program, and then pre-order two games, you will get $41 back in credit that you can use to purchase yourself another game. Here’s the games that are eligible for the deal.
- Mario Party 10
- Xenoblade Chronicles X
- Super Smash Bros. Wii U
- Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
- Hyrule Warriors
- Bayonetta 2
- Kirby and the Rainbow Curse
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If you’re attending San Diego Comic Con then you may get the chance to download a demo for Super Smash Bros on the Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo is asking fans to take a photo of their whereabouts at San Diego Comic Con, compose a tweet with the photo and the hashtag #BringMeSmash, and a Nintendo employee may decide to come on over and allow you to play a a demo of the highly anticipated game while you’re at the event.
Update: IGN says it’s actually Nintendo employees that will show up with a demo of Super Smash Bros. The winner will enjoy a brief hands-on session as a prize.
Square Enix has given us a glimpse of the Nintendo 3DS version of Dragon Quest X. The popular MMORPG originally launched on the Wii U, Wii, and PC. However, Square Enix announced that Dragon Quest X will be heading to the Nintendo 3DS using state of the art online streaming via the cloud. The recently uploaded video gives us a mix of in-game footage splattered with CGI. Let’s just hope it makes it way over to the west.
Both Bayonetta 2 and Hyrule Warriors will be receiving hardcover guides from Prima Games. These special hard back video game guides are available to pre-order from Amazon for around $29. Presumably they will be released to coincide with the games, with Hyrule Warriors coming September and Bayonetta 2 in October.
Nintendo of America is currently conducting a survey to find out what gamers thought of their E3 coverage this year. We had the Nintendo Digital Conference which was a resounding success and we also got to go behind the scenes with the Treehouse team. You can voice your opinions in the survey, right here.
Nintendo has registered the Quality of Life trademark in Europe today. Quality of Life is Nintendo’s next project, separate from their traditional video game consoles. We haven’t heard too much about who they’re targeting and what the device will be like, but Nintendo has said that the device will focus on fun.
US video game retailer GameStop have teased on Facebook that they have a big announcement to share with everyone tomorrow. They showed the image which is posted above which looks like a protagonist from the Assassin’s Creed franchise. Most people assume it will be Assassin’s Creed Comet which is rumoured to be in development for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. While PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners will get the gorgeous Assassin’s Creed Unity. When the news was originally reported there was no confirmation of a Wii U version. We shall have to wait and see tomorrow.
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Update: Turns out the rumours and guesses were wrong. The big news is that GameStop will have an exclusive Red Hood story pack for Batman Arkham Knight which is on PS4, Xbox One, and PC