Nintendo news (March 26): Kirby Star Allies / Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Today’s Nintendo news: second Nintendo Treehouse Log post and video for the upcoming free DLC for Kirby Star Allies, but also…

  • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
  • Splatoon 2
  • ARMS
  • Super Mario Baseball Board

Kirby Star Allies

On Wednesday (March 28th), Nintendo will release the first post-launch update for Kirby Star Allies, adding several legacy characters as Dream Allies. One of them is Gooey, and he’s the one detailed in the second Nintendo Treehouse Log post: click here for more details and footage!

Here’s a video of Gooey in action in Kirby Star Allies:

The first major Software update for Kirby Star Allies will be released on March 28th!

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Last week, pre-purchase for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze went live on the Nintendo eShop in Japan. The game requires 6.6GB, and will unlock at 6AM PT / 9AM ET / 2PM BST / 3PM CEST / 10PM JST on March 2nd. The game does feature an English (+ other languages) option, so if you really want to get your Donkey Kong fix early, you know what to do!

Here’s some additional screenshots for the game:

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Switch) comes out on May 3rd in Japan, and May 4th in Europe and North America.

Source: Nintendo

Splatoon 2

Here’s some pictures of the latest set of Splatoon 2 mini-weapon toys from Bandai:

Speaking of Splatoon 2, here’s a drawing from Seita Inoue (Art Director) to celebrate the panel held at the Game Developers Conference last week!

Source: Squid Research Lab (Twitter)


The latest Party Crash event for ARMS, called “Best Freenemies”, took place last week-end. It was Max Brasse vs Dr. Coyle, and it’s the former who won!

Source: Nintendo (Twitter)

Super Mario Baseball Board

Here’s a picture of a Super Mario Baseball Board, releasing on June 9th in Japan (price: 6 500 Yen + taxes):

Source: Famitsu



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