The Sonic Boom games on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U have stirred up all mixed opinions from Sonic fans, but the TV show that the games are based on appears to be doing quite well. Data provided by TV By The Numbers shows that the cartoon is holding its own against the competition and sits at the number one spot on Saturday mornings. This in turn should help boost the game’s sales.
Saturday Morning saw year-to-year gains among all targeted demos, ranging from +9% to +17%. Sonic Boom (7a) and Pokemon the Series XY (8a) premieres ranked #1 in their respective time periods among boys 6-11/9-14. Premieres of both series were up across all targeted demos vs. the same time period year ago, ranging from +46% to +73%.
Generally we are greeted with CGI visuals while watching game trailers, but not for the magnificent Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker on the Wii U. You won’t find anything but glorious in-game visuals in the US television commercial for the adorable game. There’s not too long to go before Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will be in everyone’s hands in the US as it is due for release on December 5th.
Nintendo’s brand new line of NFC figures will be released soon to the general public so it’s about time that Nintendo created some commercials showing off their new product. Thankfully, Nintendo of America has introduced two TV commercials for Amiibo which showcase just how easy it is to use the figures with the Wii U GamePad. What do you think to Nintendo America’s latest advert?
Nintendo of America have uploaded an extremely energetic commercial for the long-awaited Super Smash Bros Wii U which finally launches this month in the United States. The advert gives consumers a nice look at the brand new eight player mode which is sure to pop up at party’s everywhere.
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Sonic Boom is literally right around the corner so it seems appropriate that Sega and Nintendo have begun advertising it. The amusing trailer features some stunning CGI characters as well as actors. There’s also a splattering of gameplay to give people a taste of what to expect. Sonic Boom: Rise Of Lyric launches, November 11th.
Nintendo of America has produced a super cute television commercial for the upcoming Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. The short commercial stars actors and wonderfully presented CGI Pokemon models along with a splattering of gameplay. Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire is coming out in the United States on November 21st.
Nintendo of America has teamed up with Level 5 to produce a TV commercial for the forthcoming life sim and RPG, Fantasy Life. The game is already available for purchase in Europe and will eventually go on sale in the United States on October 24th. You can read our review of the game, right here.