Nintendo news (March 10th): Kirby 25th Anniversary / Nintendo Badge Arcade (JP)

Today’s Nintendo news: some merchandise for the Kirby 25th Anniversary, but also…

  • Nintendo Badge Arcade (JP)
  • Mario Sports Superstars
  • Splatoon

Kirby 25th Anniversary

Kirby is one of Nintendo’s longest running franchises, and it’s particularly popular in Japan where it’s always getting plenty of goodies. Naturally, with the Kirby 25th Anniversary celebrations, it’s not any time soon that we’re going to see a slowdown in the release of new Kirby goodies.

Here’s some merchandise available as prizes for a lottery at Lawson stores and various other stores throughout Japan from April 26th:

Source: Famitsu

Nintendo Badge Arcade (JP)

Today, Nintendo added the following to the Nintendo Badge Arcade:

  • Pokémon Spring Collection (3 panels)
  • Pokémon Dot Series (6 panels)
  • Kirby Triple Deluxe (4 panels)
  • the usual free plays every day until Sunday

Here’s some screenshots of the panels, courtesy of Joe86:

Source: Nintendo

Mario Sports Superstars

Here’s the launch trailer for Mario Sports Superstars, now available in Europe:

Mario Sports Superstars (3DS) comes out on March 24th in North America, and March 30th in Japan.


Here’s some pictures of the second collection of Splatoon Mini-Weapon toys, releasing in June in Japan:

Source: Inside-Games


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