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Nintendo news (Feb. 16): Tank Troopers / Splatoon manga + tourney / Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World

Today’s Nintendo news: two videos for Tank Troopers, but also…

  • Splatoon
  • Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World
  • Kinopio-kun
  • Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King

Tank Troopers

Tank Troopers (Nintendo 3DS – Nintendo eShop) was released in December last year in Japan, and it will be available in a few hours in Europe and North America. Yesterday, Nintendo of America uploaded two videos for the game: one introducing the characters, and one introducing the gameplay.

For more details about Tank Troopers, make sure to check out this post (and that one) for a complete rundown of the characters, the game modes, the various tanks, and more!


A few months ago, CoroCoro made uploaded a Splatoon manga on their website, for everyone to read… for free! And yesterday, they uploaded another one, that can be found on this page! Unfortunately, just like last time, it’s only available in Japanese…

Also, Nintendo announced that two more ESL tournaments for Splatoon would be held this week-end and next week in Europe. Click on the link below for more details!

Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World

In order to promote Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World, Nintendo uploaded some of the stop-motion shorts from the game on YouTube. And now, Nintendo wants you to create your very own stop-motion short featuring Yoshi and his trusty friend, as part of an official competition. There’s 3 Mega Yarn Yoshi amiibo, signed by Takashi Tezuka himself to win!

Click here to learn more about the competition, including how to enter. Unfortunately, it’s only open to fans living in the United Kingdom and Ireland…


Kinopio-kun is a special Toad that’s been serving as the mascot / host of the official Nintendo account on LINE. And it turns out it’s actually getting some merchandise: a plushie, some keyrings, and some smartphone pouches. Those will soon be available from crane machine games operated by SEGA.

Here’s some pictures:

Source: SEGA Prize
Thanks kuroneko for the heads up!

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King

Here’s the Accolades Trailer for Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King, now available on Nintendo 3DS in Europe and North America:


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