Nintendo news (Dec. 5): Super Mario Coin Box Mug / Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Today’s Nintendo news: Super Mario Coin Box Mug available on ThinkGeek, but also…

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • F-Zero X (Wii U Virtual Console)
  • Super Mario Maker
  • Holiday gift guide – Part 4

Super Mario Coin Box Mug

Every time you see a ? block in a Super Mario game, do you immediately think of a nice cup of tea or coffee? No?… Well, the team at ThinkGeek certainly did, which is why they released an officially-licenced Super Mario Coin Box Mug!

Here’s one lone picture:

You can get more details and/or order yours by clicking here!

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Last week, Nintendo of America explained what the Legend of Zelda 30th Anniversary amiibo would do in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. To illustrate, some GIF were used, but they were of rather poor quality. But thanks to Nintendo in Japan, we now have the same video clips, but in much higher quality!

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U / Switch) comes out next year, worldwide.

F-Zero X (Wii U Virtual Console)

Software updates for Virtual Console titles are usually pretty rare, but we did get one last week in Europe.

When it was released, F-Zero X on Wii U Virtual Console had some issues regarding controls, and the good news is, the update happens to be for that very game. Even better: it does fix those issues with controls, even though the official patchnotes make no mention of them!

Source: Nintendo

Super Mario Maker

Now that Christmas is just around the corner, you’re probably in a rather festive mood right. Why not make a special holiday-themed level in Super Mario Maker? It turns out that Nintendo has launched a special “contest” on Miiverse, and to participate, all you have to do is make a holiday-themed level and…

  • use “Christmas Lounge” in the title


Chris and Erika from Nintendo will post some of their favorite at the end of the month. For more details, click here!

Holiday gift guide – Part 4

Today, Nintendo published Part 4 of their Holiday gift guide. This time, the focus is on games where you can be a hero: click here to check it out!



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