Nintendo Announces New Splatfest Details For Splatoon

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Nintendo of America has officially confirmed new details regarding the next Splatfest for their highly popular title Splatoon. The news was shared via their Twitter account and will pit Marshmallows against Hot Dogs. The Splatfest takes place on August 7th through till August 8th.

Awesome stuff indeed. Which side will you choose?

Super Mario Maker Will Have 99 Amiibo Costumes

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This just in, Super Mario Maker is set to have 99 Amiibo costumes when it releases this September. The news stems from the official Japanese site for the Wii U exclusive. Players will also be able to unlock the costumes without amiibos by completing the 100 Mario Challenge. The game will support the Wii Remote, Classic Controller (Pro), Pro Controller.

Super Mario Maker hits the Wii U in September. Count us in.

NINTENDO – UPDATED FIRST-PARTY MILLION SELLERS LIST

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Nintendo has updated its first party million sellers list and you can check them out below. I would like to point out that Splatoon, Nintendo all new IP, has already made the list despite only being out for a couple of months. Also- it seems like Pokémon and Animal Crossing are stronger than ever!

Take a look below:

Mario Kart 8 – 5.43 million pcs.
Nintendo Land – 4.88 million pcs.
New Super Mario Bros. U – 4.84 million pcs.
Super Mario 3D World – 4.30 million pcs.
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U – 3.83 million pcs.
New Super Luigi U – 2.26 million pcs.
Splatoon – 1.62 million pcs.
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – 1.57 million pcs.
Wii Party U – 1.57 million pcs.
Pokémon X/Pokémon Y – 13.99 million pcs.
Mario Kart 7 – 11.92 million pcs.
Pokémon Omega Ruby/Pokémon Alpha Sapphire – 10.27 million pcs.
SUPER MARIO 3D LAND – 10.10 million pcs.
New Super Mario Bros. 2 – 9.30 million pcs.
Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 9.17 million pcs.
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS – 7.04 million pcs.
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon – 4.54 million pcs.
Tomodachi Life – 4.30 million pcs.
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D – 3.77 million pcs.

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Tiny Galaxy Wii U Review

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Tiny Galaxy is an entertaining little Wii U eShop title that players may want to check out. It’s a challenging game with an adorable sound track and interesting visuals. Tiny Galaxy isn’t your average platformer and is an interesting take on the genre. Rather than traversing levels from left-to-right found in a typical platformer, players are tasked with performing vertical jumps from planet to planet while collecting the stars located on each one. While it’s not a perfect game by any means, if you have a few extra bucks laying in your eshop account, you may want to give this one a try.

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Nintendo TVii Shutting Down Service 

  
Nintendo’s TVii service is set to close up shop come next month. The service was available for the past 3 years and was a nifty little feature for the Wii U system that could’ve been used a bit better if they decided to “flesh out” the app. Here is what they had to say regarding Nintendo TVii:

After almost 3 years of finding, watching and engaging with Nintendo TVii, we will be ending the service on August 11, 2015 at 3:00pm PT. At the same time, we will be closing the Nintendo TVii Miiverse community.

We sincerely thank you for all of your engagement within the community and the Nintendo TVii service. We look forward to your contributions within our many other Miiverse communities.

NORTH AMERICA – UBISOFT WII U/3DS ESHOP SALE PRICES

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Ubisoft is holding a grand sale on Nintendo systems and you can check out the eShop deals below. I would highly suggest picking up a bunch of titles because most of these are very nice and they are at ridiculous prices. Check out the list below:

Wii U

Assassin’s Creed III – $14.99 (was $19.99)
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag – $14.99 (was $19.99)
Child of Light – $3.75 (was $14.99)
Cloudberry Kingdom – $2.49 (was $9.99)
ESPN Sports Connection – $12.49 (was $49.99)
Just Dance 2015 – $19.99 (was $39.99)
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth – $7.49 (was $29.99)
Rabbids Land – $12.49 (was $49.99)
Rayman Legends – $19.99 (was $39.99)
The Smurfs 2 – $14.99 (was $19.99)
Splinter Cell: Blacklist – $14.99 (was $19.99)
Watch Dogs – $22.49 (was $29.99)
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 – $12.49 (was $49.99)
ZombiU – $22.49 (was $29.99)

3DS

Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars – $7.49 (was $29.99)
Petz Beach – $14.99 (was $19.99)
Petz Countryside – $14.99 (was $19.99)
Petz Fantasy 3D – $7.49 (was $29.99)
Poptropica: Forgotten Islands – $14.99 (was $19.99)
Rabbids Travel in Time 3D – $7.49 (was $29.99)
Rayman 3D – $7.49 (was $29.99)
Rayman Origins – $7.49 (was $29.99)
Splinter Cell 3D – $7.49 (was $29.99)
Tetris Ultimate – $14.99 (was $19.99)

NORTH AMERICA – THIS WEEK’S ESHOP DIGITAL DOWNLOADS

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Here is a list of what you will find on this week on the Nintendo eShop. We suggest giving Tiny Galaxy a look as we were able to secure an advanced copy of the game and are enjoying it a lot (look for a review soon).

Check it out:

Wii U
– Tiny Galaxy
– Blaster Master

3DS
– I am an Air Traffic Controller Airport Hero Narita
– I Love My Dogs
– G.G Series VECTOR
– G.G Series SCORE ATTACKER