Nintendo News (Nov. 16): Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo / NES Mini

Today’s Nintendo news: French commercial for Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo, but also…

  • Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Super Mario Run
  • Picross 3D Round 2
  • Yo-kai Watch
  • Splatoon
  • Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest TAS

Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo

Here’s a French commercial for the retail release of Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo:

Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo (3DS) comes out at retail on November 23rd in Japan, November 25th in Europe, and December 2nd in North America.

Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System

Heads up for happy Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System owners who might be tempted by the Edge joystick (made by a company called Emio): it is not compatible with the console, despite the product description, the packaging, and even the manual saying so.

It’s not clear if this is intentional or not, but it’s certainly fishy that the company didn’t even bother checking out compatibility with the actual console. If you already bought one, you can get a refund from Amazon. If you bought it elsewhere, make sure to go ask your retailer about their refund policy: some of them (including BestBuy) have actually started recalling the controller itself.

Source: sakipooh

Super Mario Run

Today, Nintendo shared a cute illustration for Super Mario Run, drawn by Toad himself:

Super Mario Run (iOS) comes out on December 15th worldwide. The Android version will follow at a later date.

Picross 3D Round 2

Here’s another gameplay clip for Picross 3D Round 2, showcasing the cat puzzle:

Picross 3D Round 2 (3DS) comes out on December 2nd in Europe.

Yo-kai Watch

If you live in the United States, you can now watch the first two episodes of the second season of the Yo-kai Watch anime series on YouTube (unfortunately, the videos are region-locked):

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLf-9wwQio9_tpSGJ5FzemG7WH2qFljb_o

It looks like more episodes will be uploaded in the upcoming days!

Splatoon

A quick reminder for Splatoon fans from North America: the Splatoon Showdown Series – Tower Control finals take place on Saturday from 10AM PT / 1PM ET. The Splat Zones qualifiers will begin right after that!

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest

Here’s the latest Tool Assisted Speedrun for Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest, beaten in 37:29.39:


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