This video shows all the character figurines/clay trophies in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse for the Nintendo Wii U. If you loved Canvas Curse/Power Paintbrush, be sure to watch to the very end… You may find a surprise!
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is headed exclusively to Wii U on February 20th in North America.
It has been announced that Nintendo was #1 publisher, with almost 4.5m games sold in 2014, for its second year in a row. Here are some highlights from Nintendo’s standout year:
– in the Top 20 for 2014, 8 games are from Nintendo
– Pokémon OR/AS was their #1 games with over 476k sold.
– Tomodachi Life is at 439k on Dec. 31st, over 450k right now (quite popular with children and young girls)
– Smash Bros. 3DS is at 279k (good word of mouth)
– Wii U is at over 510k, #2 behind PS4 but still better than XB1 (roughly 430k iirc). That’s below their expectation (~550k by the end of 2014).
– Smash Bros + Wii U bundle accounted for 1/3 of Nintendo’s total HW sales during the last 2 weeks of the year.
– Wii U is +40% YoY.
– 240k Wii U sold in 2014
– Mario Kart 8 sold 346k
– amiibo at 200k
– 20k amiibo sold last week. Right now, most people buying them do so for collecting. So this year, they’re gonna emphasize the use in games.
– MM3D N3DS already out of stock
– betting big on MH, which usually sells 100k/game.
The good guys at Gamexplain check out some of the unlockable bonus items in the upcoming Wii U title Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. The video showcases trophies, book pages, and music soundtrack samples.
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is set to launch next month and will retail for $39.99. The game will also support Amiibo’s as well.
New reports are suggesting that the Wii U has moved just over 8 million home consoles to date. While these numbers are nowhere near PS4 and XBOX One numbers, Nintendo seems to have enjoyed a healthy Holiday season and 2015 looks to be another stellar year for the company. With titles like Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, Yoshi’s Wally World, Zelda Wii U, Xenoblade Chronicles, Splatoon, Star Fox, Devil’s Third and more, hopefully Nintendo will see another healthy year for the system. Here is what VGChartz had to say about Wii U sales:
Nintendo’s 8th generation home console, the Wii U, has seen a boost in sales in recent weeks due to the holiday season as well as the success of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. The game has nearly sold two million units worldwide.
The Wii U has now sold more than eight million units worldwide, with sales of 8.22 million units. The console hit this milestone for the week ending December 13, 2014, where it ended up selling 220,529 units.
If you are into Anime and have a Wii U, today is your day. A new service called Crunchyroll has made its way unto Wii U and will allow users to watch Anime right on their home console.
Check out the Crunchyroll trailer above to see what it’s about.
Here is an adorable Japanese Kirby and the Rainbow Curse introduction video. The games claymation look really pop and may end up seeing a budget release when it heads to the Wii U early next year.
Check out this all new Kirby and the Rainbow Curse introduction video and let us know what you think. Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is scheduled to be released by Nintendo on January 22, 2015 in Japan, February 13, 2015 in North America, and the second half of 2015 in PAL regions.
Shigeru Miyamoto recently sat down with YouTuber iJustine and got a chance to goof around with Mario Kart 8. Check out the video above and let us know what you think.
Mario Kart 8 recently got some love in the form of new DLC and it is fabulous.
Here is an Club Nintendo Europe Mario Kart 8 Badge Set unboxing video for your enjoyment. I really wish Club Nintendo in America would do something like this as the Mario Kart 8 badge set looks pretty phenomenal.
Check out the video.
Today the good people at Nerdy Nummies (whom by the way my daughters absolutely adore) made Mario Kart 8 Koopa Shell Cake Pops and had two very special guests on their channel. Be sure to watch as Shigeru Miyamoto and Bill Trinen from Nintendo stopped by to showcase what’s coming from Nintendo in 2015.
Check it out everyone.