Pop star Rihanna was spotted out and about dressed up as what one can only describe as a Pokemon Gym Leader. The star’s look was spotted by Buzzfeed and numerous Twitter users who even sketched up what Rihanna would look like if she was in the Pokemon universe. Other users have spotted that Rihanna has a trend of possibly dressing up as other Nintendo characters including Princess Peach and Yoshi. It’s certainly a cool and interesting look from Rihanna.
Nintendo UK announced earlier today via Twitter that the voice of Mario, Charles Martinet, will be featuring as a special guest on their live Twitch stream of Super Mario Maker this Friday. It looks like Charles will be a busy man this week, as we posted yesterday that he will be attending GAME Hamleys store in the UK on the day prior to the game’s release too.
The stream will be live at 5pm GMT and will run for an hour. So if you’re not too busy creating your own Mario Maker levels, you can check out the live stream here.
Good news for those of you who are on the look out for a brand new weapon in Splatoon as Nintendo UK has announced via Twitter that the Mini Splatling will be coming tomorrow. No doubt this is going to blast to use, but tricky to master.
Yes, you can now decide which Pokemon you would like to see as support Pokemon in the just released Pokken Tournament. The developers have taken to Twitter to ask users to decide on which specific Pokemon should be featured as support characters. To be part of it all you need to do is follow the Pokken Tournament Twitter and tweet using the hashtag “#ポッ拳”(#Pokken in Japanese) followed by the name of a Pokemon you’d like to see as a support character. Pretty simple! And the campaign will run until July 23rd.
Streets of Rage 2 is widely held to be one of the best side-scrolling, beat em’ up games of its time. The sequel to the first Streets of Rage originally launched December 20, 1992 in the United States for the Mega Drive / Genesis consoles. Since then, the game has been released in arcades, SEGA Game Gear, SEGA Master System, Wii Virtual Console, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, iOS, and PC.
Platinum Games Hideki Kamiya is renowned for expressing his true feeling on his Twitter account and to be honest it is kind of refreshing. He has created a number of spectacular games, but he isn’t too impressed with Mighty No.9. He goes so far as to say that the game is a genuine insult to Capcom. Kamiya says that he isn’t impressed in the slightest and says it is simply a copy of Mega Man.
UPDATE: Nintendo of America confirms that the weapons will also heading to North America today.
The announcement, which comes by way of Nintendo of Europe’s Twitter, shared a few screenshots (below) of the L-3 Nozzlehose and the Custom E-litre 3K. These both should be coming tomorrow in Europe; there is still no mention about the US release.
We will likely hear more about Splatoon at Nintendo’s E3 Digital Event — stay tuned for more news.