More News will be coming about Fire Emblem Heroes during a 10-minute Live Stream tomorrow (Friday 28th). It is not known what will be shown during the stream but if you want to watch it, it will be hosted at the following times.
– 8:30 PM PT
– 11:30 PM ET
– 5:30 AM in the UK
– 6:30 AM in Europe
You’ll be able to watch the stream as it happens below.
The Stream has only been announced for Japan at this current time but the news shared during the stream should apply to all all regions where the game has been released.
Source: Fire Emblem Heroes (YouTube)
Since the 1970s, Genyo Takeda has been working at Nintendo but it seems that he will soon be retiring from the company as stated in a document that was included with Nintendo’s Earnings Release that was disclosed today.
He was assigned the Role of Representative Director and “Technology Fellow” in 2005 and has mainly worked on Nintendo’s Hardware but has also directed and produced titles including Punch-Out! and Pilotwings 64. Takeda’s Role will be taken over by Ko Shiota and will be made official on June 29th at the 77th Annual General Meeting Of Shareholders.
Source: Nintendo Japan
With all the news coming out from the Nintendo Earnings Release Today. It can be a little overwhelming to find it all so we have rounded up the highlights right here which covers Unit sales, Consumer Feedback results and The Next Fiscal Year Targets. You can find it all below so be sure to bookmark this page because it is quite a read. Continue reading Nintendo 2016 Fiscal Year Earnings Release Roundup
According to Takashi Mochizuki of The Wall Street Journal, Nintendo’s Mobile Game Super Mario Run has been downloaded almost 150 million times on Android & iOS devices. That is not bad going since it was at 78 Million downloads end of January when it was only available for iOS devices. It seems that it’s release on the Android market have almost doubled its download figures.
Source: Takashi Mochizuki (Twitter)
There will little doubt that Zelda: Breath Of The Wild would be extremely popular to both Zelda fans and non-Zelda fans alike. In the 7 weeks that it has been released, it has sold just under 4 Million Copies on Switch and Wii U. The Nintendo Switch sold the vast majority of copies at 2.76 Million and the Wii U version just over the Million mark (1.08 Million). Nintendo have added Zelda: Breath Of The Wild to their Million Sellers list (The Switch version being the only one so far and the Wii U version just under Mario Party 10 (Oh, the shame! Just kidding, I actually like Mario Party 10). Anyway you can check out the Million Sellers list below. Continue reading Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Makes Nintendo’s Million Sellers List For Switch (Just Misses Top 10 For Wii U)
Nintendo have been having a busy day with their Earnings Release as they have disclosed their Release Schedule showing which titles will be coming to which console (including past titles & hardware that have released previously). It is good that Nintendo are trying to minimize the waiting time between releases for the Nintendo Switch but it does seem a little barren fo May. Maybe they think that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will keep us entertained until June 16th when ARMS releases or that third party titles will help pick up the slack between first party titles. You can check out the Release Schedule below.
Source: Nintendo Japan
Alas, the Nintendo’s Fiscal Year of 2016 has ended and the Earnings Release have been unveiled bringing with it some key statistics as regards to the sales of the Nintendo Switch and Zelda: Breath Of The Wild.
The Nintendo Switch has sold 2.74 million units of hardware worldwide. 5.46 million units of software has also been moved. The Switch has proved more successful in the Americas by selling the most units, 1.2 million in fact. Europe shifted 940,000 in terms of sales and Japan with 600,000.
The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild has had the best success on record as Nintendo have shipped 2.76 million copies of the game for Switch alone and 3.84 million including the Wii U version in just under two months since release.
Source: Nintendo Japan
The Folks over at Nintendo Treehouse have uploaded some artwork of the characters you will encounter in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows Of Valentia. The images come from the art book that comes with the Limited edition of the game and portrays artwork of the main protagonist Alm along with Clair, Faye & Lukas who will join your army during as you progress through the game. The post from Nintendo Treehouse also includes a short biography and gives insight each of the characters which you can see in full here.
Source: Nintendo Treehouse (Tumblr)
It seems that construction on the new Super Nintendo World theme park in Universal Studios Japan is now in the initial stages and could be under construction some time in the near future. White construction walls have been erected around the area where the theme park will be constructed next to the parking lot close to the Jaws & Harry Potter Attractions. Signs have been put up on the wall teasing “A new universe is on the horizon.” Nintendo have stated that it will open by the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Source: Behind The Thrills
Well Trainers, we’ve done it again! Both milestones for the Harvest Poké Beans Global Mission has been met!
Continue reading [Random] Sun & Moon’s 6th Global Mission is an Immediate Success!
If you live in the United States, it’s time to be a kid again as your patience has finally paid off as Mario related toys have finally arrived to McDonalds and if that’s got you excited, just you wait until you hear this next bit.
As well as the toys, there is a special Sweepstakes going on and 100 lucky winners can win a Nintendo Switch and a copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and you can find the full details right here: Continue reading Mario Toys Finally Come to McDonalds in the United States
Before today, it was only publically known that Choice Provisions has one game planned for Switch and that game was Runner3. Only it is today and Choice Provisions has announced on Twitter that they will also be bringing Space Dave! to Nintendo Switch as well! Continue reading [Announcement] Choice Provisions Announce Space Dave! for Nintendo Switch
Earlier today, Pokémon Duel received yet another update and once again, we’re on hand to provide a quick summary of what it entails so here we go and first up, its balance patches, the Pokémon affected by them and plates: Continue reading [Update] A Quick Summary on Pokémon Duel’s Version 3.0.7 Update