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Nintendo news (Apr. 17): Nintendo Minute / The Legend of Zelda

Today’s Nintendo news: latest episode of Nintendo Minute, but also…

  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Team Kirby Clash Deluxe
  • Fire Emblem Heroes
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundles
  • Nintendo Badge Arcade
  • Nintendo sale (Canada)
  • Animal Crossing amiibo sale (Canada)
  • Kirby
  • Super Mario Portal

Nintendo Minute

Here’s the latest episode of Nintendo Minute, which is a Rapid Fire Q&A (no specific game showcased this time around!):

Hi! How are you doing? Are you happy it’s Friday? What are you doing this weekend? Are you sick of all these questions? Just kidding! This week, we did a rapid fire Q&A with each other and sure learned a lot. It’s pretty fun so we hope you try it with your friends. We’ll leave all the questions below for you. As always, thanks so much for watching and we’ll see you next week!


-Kit & Krysta

The Legend of Zelda

Here’s a pictures of The Legend of Zelda-themed pocket watches, to be added as prize in crane machine games this month in Japan:

Speaking of Zelda, the 1000 piece premium puzzle featuring key art from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is now available at the Nintendo NY Store:

Finally, here’s the accolade trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild:

Source: Nintendo

Team Kirby Clash Deluxe

Having issues with purchasing Gems in Team Kirby Clash Deluxe? If yes, you need to download the new version of the game, from the Nintendo eShop. It’s not really an update per se: you need to head to the gamepage and redownload it from there. With the new version, you will finally be able to buy those precious gems.

Source: Nintendo

Fire Emblem Heroes

During its launch month, Fire Emblem Heroes was the 5th most successful game in Japan, revenue-wise. But what about March? Well, the game is still in the Top 10, but dropped to #8. Still a pretty strong performance, but Nintendo and Intelligent Systems will have to work hard to make sure the game doesn’t dropped from the Top 10 in April…

Source: App-Annie
Via: Nirolak (NeoGAF)

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundles

Just before the Nintendo Direct, last week, the official Nintendo Store in Russia listed two Nintendo Switch bundles for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Many people thought this was something to be announced during the Nintendo Direct, but it wasn’t the case after all. Indeed, those two bundles are only going to be sold in Russia.

Those two bundles have been added to our page listing all the Nintendo Switch bundles / packs / Limited Editions!

Source: Nintendo

Nintendo Badge Arcade

Last week, Nintendo added the following to the Nintendo Badge Arcade in Japan:

  • Splatoon badges
  • Pokémon badges

Here’s pictures of the Pokémon badges, courtesy of Serebii:

Source: Nintendo

Nintendo sale (Canada)

Heads up for fans living in Canada: BestBuy Canada is currently having a sale on select Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Click here to check out which games are on sale!

Animal Crossing amiibo sale (Canada)

Heads up for fans living in Canada (again!): the Animal Crossing amiibo are on sale on the Toys ‘R Us website. If you’re interested in purchasing any figures, click here!


Here’s pictures of some more Kirby collaboration merchandise, now available in Japan:

Source: Ensky

Super Mario Portal

Last week, Nintendo updated the Super Mario Portal in Japan. To be more precise, a page listing all the Mario Kart games was added, along with some character profiles. Click here to check it out!


Founder and main writer for Perfectly Nintendo. Tried really hard to find something funny and witty to put here, but had to admit defeat.

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