Nintendo news (Nov. 23): Super Smash Bros. Ultimate / Kirby Star Allies

Today’s Nintendo news: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate now best pre-selling Super Smash Bros. and Nintendo Switch game, but also…

  • Kirby Star Allies
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • ARMS
  • WarioWare Gold
  • Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS – Nintendo 2DS Bundle
  • Splatoon 2
  • Nintendo Live 2018
  • Metroid Prime 2 Varia Suit @ First 4 Figures
  • Dragalia Lost

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

In a video shared today via Twitter, Nintendo of America revealed that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has already smashed a couple of records:

  • it’s now the best pre-selling Super Smash Bros. game
  • it’s now the best pre-selling Nintendo Switch game

It looks like the game is poised to break a few more records by the end of the year!

Here’s the promo video:

Also, here’s a “Smash Up” video for the game, featuring some famous creators:

And finally, here’s the recording of the livestream of the stage presentation for the game at Nintendo Live 2018 today:

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch) comes out on December 7th worldwide.

Kirby Star Allies

Next week, on November 29th/30th, the 3rd major update for Kirby Star Allies will add the Three Mage-Sisters as Dream Friends. Here’s the trailer showcasing them:

Nintendo Switch

Here’s a couple of commercials for the Nintendo Switch in Japan:

Super Mario Odyssey

Today, the latest set of Special Outfits was added to Super Mario Odyssey: the Santa Hat & Santa Outfit, and 8-Bit Mario Cap. To get them, you first need to complete the main story, and then head over to any Crazy Cap Shop to purchase them using your hard-earned coins!

Source: Nintendo (Twitter)


Today, the latest event for ARMS went live: the Party Crash Bash. It’s a series of Party Crash battles players can take part in order to determine the best ARMS fighter. The first one is already underway, and it pits Min Min against Lola Pop. It runs until Monday!

Source: Nintendo (Twitter) / Nintendo (Twitter)

WarioWare Gold

Here’s the latest character trailer for WarioWare Gold, introducing 5-Volt, 9-Volt, and 18-Volt:

Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS – Nintendo 2DS Bundle

Here’s a promo video for the Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS – Nintendo 2DS Bundle, now available in North America:

Splatoon 2

The past few years, Nintendo has been hosting official tournaments known as “Splatoon Koshien” in Japan. And next year, there will be another tournament, not hosted by Nintendo this time: the NPB eSports Series Splatoon 2 tournament. It will be held on May 18th and May 19th, at the Tokyo Big Sight (TFT Hall).

Here’s the special artwork created for the tournament:

Source: Squid Research Lab (Twitter)

Nintendo Live 2018

Here’s the various livestream recordings for Day 1 of Nintendo Live 2018 in Kyoto:

Metroid Prime 2 Varia Suit @ First 4 Figures

Here’s Part 1 and Part 2 of the Production Diary video for the Varia Suit from Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, by First 4 Figures:

Dragalia Lost

Here’s the 7th episode of Dragalia Lost Radio Castle, the official webradio program for Dragalia Lost:

Dragalia Lost (Android / iOS) still doesn’t have a release date outside Japan, the United States, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Maccau.


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