Nintendo news (Oct. 3): Nintendo Switch Online – NES / Nintendo Labo

Today’s Nintendo news: October line-up confirmed for Nintendo Switch Online – NES, but also…

  • Nintendo Labo
  • Kirby watches
  • Nintendo Power Podcast
  • NyaNyaNya! Neko Mario Time
  • Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 on TBS
  • Super Mario Party x Lunchables

Nintendo Switch Online – NES

Today, Nintendo confirmed that the line-up for Nintendo Switch Online – NES in October would feature the following games:

  • Solomon’s Key (Koei-Tecmo)
  • Super Dodge Ball
  • NES Open Tournament Golf

Here’s a video and some screenshot for those games:

The new games will go live on October 10th worldwide. As usual, they will be available in their international version in Europe and North America, and their Japanese version in Japan. Check out this post to find out how to get access to the Japanese version of the games! Also, make sure to check out this page for the list of upcoming games for Nintendo Switch Online – NES in November and December!

The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: Nintendo

Nintendo Labo

Yesterday, Nintendo announced the winners of the second Nintendo Labo contest in North America: you check out the various winners and their creations on the officiual website by clicking here!

Here’s our favourite:

Kirby watches

Here’s some pictures of a set of Kirby-themed digital watches, releasing in December (with orders opened until October 23rd):

Source: 4Gamer

Nintendo Power Podcast

Here’s the latest episode of the Nintendo Power Podcast:

NyaNyaNya! Neko Mario Time

Here’s the latest episode of NyaNyaNya! Neko Mario Time:

This episode showcases the following:

  • Splatoon 2 (Nintendo Switch, already available worldwide)
  • Super Mario Party (Nintendo Switch, out on October 5th worldwide)
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ (Nintendo Switch, already available worldwide)
  • Ultimate Chicken Horse (Nintendo Switch – Nintendo eShop, already available worldwide)

Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 on TBS

Yesterday, ELEAGUE announced that the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 will air on TBS on TBS in November. Sadly, it’s not a new tournament, but a recording of the tourney that took place at E3 2018 back in June!

Super Mario Party x Lunchables

Yesterday, Nintendo of America announced a special promotion for Super Mario Party with Lunchables. In order to celebrate the launch of the game, promotional imagery has been added to select Lunchables packaging on store shelves across the US.

But it’s not just for show: each Super Mario Party-branded Lunchables box contains a unique code that can be entered on this website, allowing you to try your luck at winning one of 500 prize packs: Nintendo Switch system, the Super Mario Party game, an extra pair of Joy-Con controllers, a branded Nintendo Switch carrying case and My Nintendo points.

Speaking of Super Mario Party, here’s the latest countdown GIF:

Super Mario Party (Switch) comes out on October 5th worldwide.

Source: Nintendo PR



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