Nintendo news (Apr. 21): Nintendo Badge Arcade (Japan) / Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Today’s Nintendo news: latest update for the Nintendo Badge Arcade, but also…

  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Kirby merchandise

Nintendo Badge Arcade

Today, Nintendo added the following to the Nintendo Badge Arcade in Japan:

  • Retro consoles badges
  • Pokémon badges (6 panels)
  • (and free plays every day until Sunday)

Here’s some screenshots of the Pokémon badges, courtesy of Serebii:

Source: Nintendo

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Here’s a few screenshots for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe:

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) comes out on April 28th, worldwide.

Source: Famitsu

Nintendo Switch

The Golden Week starts next week, and Nintendo is planning to take advantage of the public holidays to promote the Nintendo Switch in stores. During that week, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and ARMS will both be playable at select stores, and on specific days:

  • April 29th and April 30th (11AM to 7PM): Bic Camera Razona Kawasaki (Kanagawa)
  • May 3rd and May 4th (11AM to 6PM): Aeon Mall Makuhari Shintoshin Central Grand Mall (Chiba)
  • May 3rd and May 4th (11AM to 6PM): Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Akiba (Tokyo)
  • May 3rd and May 4th (11AM to 6PM): Aeon Mall Kyoto Katsuragawa (Kyoto)
  • May 5th (11AM to 6PM): Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Akiba (Tokyo)

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) comes out on April 28th worldwide.
ARMS (Switch) comes out on June 16th worldwide.

Source: Nintendo

Kirby merchandise

Today, the official website for the Kirby 25th Anniversary was updated with even more goodies. Here’s all the pictures:

Source: official website


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