Nintendo news (Feb. 2): Fire Emblem Heroes / The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Today’s Nintendo news: TV commercial for Fire Emblem Heroes, but also…

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Kirby: Battle Royale
  • Nintendo Switch: new ways to play
  • Karaoke Joysound for Nintendo Switch / Wii U
  • ARMS
  • Kirby merchandise
  • NyaNyaNya! Neko Mario Time
  • World Hobby Fair ’18 Winter
  • Tool Assisted Speedruns

Fire Emblem Heroes

During yesterday’s meeting with investors, Tatsumi Kimishima explained that Nintendo would start rolling some TV commercials for Fire Emblem Heroes. Today, the first one was uploaded on YouTube, and is apparently already used as pre-roll ad on the platform:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBU4oZgqC_I

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Earlier this week, Nintendo of America shared a Q&A video for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, where Eiji Aonuma and Hidemaro Fujibayashi answer various questions about the game and the second DLC Pack.

Here it is:

Kirby: Battle Royale

Earlier this week, Nintendo finally revealed the results of the second Global Copy Ability Poll, which are as follows:

  1. Sleep
  2. Yo-Yo
  3. Suplex

Here’s a video and some screenshots for the Sleep Copy Ability, which is now available in Kirby: Battle Royale thanks to the latest Software update (check out this page for more details):

And here’s the latest commercial for the game:

Source: Nintendo (Twitter)

Nintendo Switch: new ways to play

A few days ago, Nintendo revealed Nintendo Labo: a new way to play for the Nintendo Switch, that aims at broadening the audience of the console. But it looks like it’s just the beginning, with even more new ways to play to come. Tatsumi Kimishima explained as much, during a press conference on Wednesday. We don’t know when those will be revealed, though!

Source: Takashi Mochizuki (Twitter)

Karaoke Joysound for Nintendo Switch / Wii U

Heads up, Splatoon fans: the Splatfest song from Pearl and Marina is now available on Karaoke Joysound for Nintendo Switch / Wii U in Japan. You can now sing the song from the comfort of your home, and have your very own Splatfest!

 

Source: Squid Research Lab (Twitter)

ARMS

Yesterday, Nintendo released a new update for ARMS. This one introduces a new mode called “Tournament Mode”, and if you’re not sure how to access, check out this video from Nintendo:

Kirby merchandise

Here’s pictures of the February selection of Kirby merchandise from the Kirby 25th Anniversary official website in Japan:

Source: Kirby 25th Anniversary

NyaNyaNya! Neko Mario Time

Here’s the latest episode of NyaNyaNya! Neko Mario Time:

This episode showcases the following games:

  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Nintendo Switch, already available worldwide)
  • Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo Switch, already available worldwide)
  • Rocket League (Nintendo Switch – Nintendo eShop, already available worldwide)

World Hobby Fair ’18 Winter

Here’s some pictures of Nintendo’s booth at the World Hobby Fair ’18 Winter, from last week-end:

Source: Nintendo

Tool Assisted Speedruns

Here’s the latest Tool Assisted Speedrun videos for Nintendo games:

  • Virtual Boy Wario Land (Virtual Boy) by adelikat in 18:39.56
  • Virtual Boy Wario Land (Virtual Boy) “best ending” by adelikat in 21:53.28
  • Teleroboxer (Virtual Boy) by MESHUGGAH & Ryuto in 05:38.07

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