Nintendo news (March 1): Splatoon 2 / Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn

Today’s Nintendo news: first Gear Ability Tips post for Splatoon 2, but also…

  • Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn
  • Yo-kai Watch 3
  • Kirby
  • Animal Crossing (Ichiban Kuji)
  • EarthBound
  • Dragalia Lost

Splatoon 2

Heads up for players interested in some free Drink Tickets: the first Gear Ability Tips post is now available in the News section of the Nintendo Switch. Once you’re done reading the tips, you can tap the link at the end to launch Splatoon 2. Once you’re done with the Pearl and Marina introduction, check out the box in front of you: you will find 5 Drink Tickets inside!

Speaking of Splatoon 2, the Splatoon Koshien 2019 Official Fanbook releases on March 4th in Japan. Here’s a picture of the cover, and some screenshots of the exclusive gear you can get via the Serial Code included with the book:

Source: Famitsu

Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn

Here’s a French commercial for Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn:

Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn (3DS) comes out on March 7th in Japan, and March 8th in Europe and North America.

Yo-kai Watch 3

Here’s the latest trailer for Yo-kai Watch 3:


Here’s the latest video for Kirby Star Allies, showing the location of one of the infamous HAL rooms hidden in the game:

And here’s the latest set of Kirby merchandise from the official Kirby portal in Japan:

Source: official website

Animal Crossing (Ichiban Kuji)

Here’s pictures of the various bits of Animal Crossing merchandise that will be available as prizes in the next Ichiban Kuji lottery, from March 16th in Japan (at 7-Eleven and Eto stores):

Source: Famitsu


Here’s pictures of the latest set of EarthBound merchandise in Japan:

Source: Famitsu

Dragalia Lost

Here’s the latest episode of Dragalia Lost Radio Castle, the official webradio program for Dragalia Lost:

Dragalia Lost (Android, iOS) still does not have a release date in Europe.


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