French gaming website Gamesblog is reporting that a Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle will be sold in Europe. The bundle includes a 32GB Wii U Premium console with a copy of the highly anticipated karting title. It also includes a one week trail of Wii Karaoke U. The bundle will apparently retail for 299 Euros.
Nintendo Japan has seemingly confirmed that they’re replacing the standard Wii U 32GB Premium pack with the Wii Sports Club bundle. This package will begin to go on sale on March 27th in Japan. The bundle includes a 32 GB Wii U Premium console, a GamePad, Wii Sports Club passes for events like bowling, golf and tennis from the Wii U Sports Club, a Wiimote controller and a wrist strap. The new bundle is priced at 30,000 Yen.
European retailers Game Mania and Toys XL have listed a brand new Pokemon-themed 2DS bundle that includes the latest installment(s) in the Pokemon franchise. As it is appearing that these bundles will be hitting Europe in the near future, this would be a wonderful opportunity if you’re looking for a cost-effective way to play Pokemon X or Y. Game Mania currently has a listing price of € 149. If you are in Europe and haven’t picked up a Nintendo 3DS or 2DS or played Pokemon X/Y, would you consider picking up this bundle?
Square Enix has officially set a date for the release of the new Dragon Quest game in Japan. Dragon Quest Monsters 2 will arrive on February 6th, 2014, but the most notable aspect of its release is the announcement of a brand new 3DS XL bundle to go along with the game. The bundle is priced at 24,390 yen and will include the handsome-looking 3DS XL console pictured above, along with a copy of the game. The game alone will be priced at 5,490 yen.
Dragon Quest has been in the news frequently as of late, with Square Enix also recently revealing that the earlier installments in the series would be appearing on both iOS and Android smartphones. No word yet on a possible release of the new bundle in the US.
The recently announced Wii U Deluxe 32GB set that comes with New Super Mario Bros U and New Super Luigi U is now available to pre-order at US retail chain, Best Buy. This new bundle will replace the Wii U Deluxe 32GB bundle that comes with the charming Nintendo Land and will be available on November 1st. The console retails for $299.99.
Popular US retailer Target has revealed its Target Toy Book Ad for holiday 2013. The advertisement shows that they will be stocking the New Super Mario Bros U and New Super Luigi U Wii U Deluxe Bundle for $299.99. The extravagant bundle has already been confirmed for Europe and will be released on November 8th. Will you pick one of these up?
To capitalize even further on the startling success of Monster Hunter 4 for 3DS in Japan, Capcom have announced a new baby blue, Monster Hunter 4 edition of the handheld console, to be packaged as an exclusive bundle. The bundle will include a downloadable version of the game and will retail for 19,800 yen, or about $200. Gamers can expect the release of the bundle on November 7th in Japan only. No word yet on whether Monster Hunter 4 will be coming to the U.S. or Europe, but Capcom have certainly heard the pleas of 3DS owners in the West.
Nintendo has confirmed that Wii Party U will be sold with a Wii Remote Plus controller. The party game will also come with a stand for the Wii U GamePad. The bundle’s suggested retail price is $49.99. Although it was initially planned as a summer release, Wii Party U launches in North America on October 25th for Wii U. It will feature over 80 mini-games, including ones that can be played by using just the Wii U GamePad.
The trailer for The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD‘s Hero Mode has been released. Toward the end of the trailer a Zelda-inspired Wii U Deluxe Set is shown, confirming the existence of the rumored bundle. Based on the clip, the special edition console will come with a black Wii U GamePad, plated with Zelda designs and markings. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD will be released in October in Europe and North America.