13AM Games blog update - Shantae DLC, Runbow Deluxe Delay, Patch Notes

Your wish is granted!

Your favourite Half-Genie Hero is now available for free download on Runbow’s Wii U eShop! Load up Runbow and get Ret-2-Go with the final guest character and final patch for Runbow Wii U! We want to thank our friends at Wayforward for making this happen, and all of our fans for cheering us on these many months.

Runbow Deluxe Street Date Update

Due to an unforeseen error at the magical video game factory, Runbow Deluxe’s official ship / street date is being moved to November 1st. We’re sorry if this caused any inconvenience but some wishes not even an all powerful half-genie can grant.
Patch Notes!

This isn’t just a DLC update, we’ve made a bunch more fixes to Runbow with this whole new version. Check them out below, and we will see you online!

Full blog here

Switch Vs. 3DS XL - unofficial size comparison

Not really pocket-friendly, but certainly portable. People carry around Kindles and iPads every day, so I don't see why there'd be issue with a Switch.

Mario Kart 16-H children's bike sees release in Japan

Got a kid that loves Mario Kart? Well now there's a new way for your child to show that love. An officially licensed Mario Kart children's bike is now available in Japan. Check out more pics here.

Pokémon Center Stocks Up for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon

The Pokémon Center celebrates the launch of the new Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon video games with a bunch of great new items! Visit PokemonCenter.com starting on November 1 to see the first partner Pokémon Litten, Rowlet, and Popplio make an appearance on awesome apparel, plush, and accessories. You can pre-order the video games at any time leading up to their release on November 18. More Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon items will be added later, including amazing plush of the Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo and Lunala, coming in early 2017.

Get into the spirit of Alola with great new Pokémon Sun and Pokémon moon products in the Pokémon Center starting November 1.

Celebrate XY—Evolutions at Toys“R”Us

On October 30, 2016, head to Toys“R”Us for a special Pokémon TCG: XY—Evolutions launch event. Visit your local participating Toys“R”Us to check out the new expansion, which features classic Pokémon TCG cards with a cool vintage look. While you're there, be sure to pick up exciting giveaways, including a foil Charmander promo card and an XY—Evolutions Collector's Album (Volume 1 of 2). Plus, if you're one of the first 50 attendees, you'll get a special Pikachu figure!

Swing by Toys“R”Us to see the new Pokémon TCG: XY—Evolutions expansion and pick up awesome Pokémon giveaways!

Pokemon Comaster - update available

Version 1.4

- adds 12 new figures as part of the special new Evolution feature
- upgrade some of your figures to their evolutions
- rebalancing of multiple figures

Activision launches competition with PopJam to mark the launch of Skylanders Imaginators

London, UK. 24th October, 2016 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) and Skylanders™ Imaginators has today announced the hunt for the UK’s most imaginative child to become the official Skylanders Chief Imagination Officer.

To celebrate the much anticipated launch of Skylanders™ Imaginators, where Portal Masters can create their very own playable Skylanders characters, Activision has partnered with SuperAwesome’s leading kids’ safe social content platform PopJam, to launch the search for the UK’s most imaginative child. Over the next three weeks, PopJam will host the exclusive competition offering one lucky winner and their family the trip of a lifetime to San Francisco, California, where they will visit the Toys For Bob studio, the developer of Skylanders™ Imaginators and the creator of the Toys-to-Life category

Launching on Friday 21st October following the worldwide release of Skylanders™ Imaginators earlier this month, the competition will give thousands of kids the opportunity to unleash their imaginations and draw their very own Skylander. Fans will be encouraged to get inspired and create the most inventive and innovative Skylander they can imagine via PopJam’s creative tools.*

The most creative competition entries will be considered by Activision’s Imaginators Panel in its search for the UK’s Chief Imagination Officer, with one winning child set to claim the title and unbelievable prize. The panel of creatives, featuring YouTube gaming star Stampy Cat, TV and Radio presenter Sara Cox, and Toys for Bob Co-Founder and Studio Head, Paul Reiche, will together choose the winning creation.

The winning child and their family will be whisked away to San Francisco, where they will spend a day at the Toys For Bob studio in Novato to get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the latest Skylanders game and have the opportunity to gain insight into character design, level inspiration and gameplay mechanics with the creative team. This is a unique opportunity for the ultimate Skylanders fan to gain an understanding of how those much-loved characters are designed, imagined and created.

YouTube gaming star Stampy Cat added, “I am really looking forward to judging the entries for the UK's Chief Imagination Officer competition and seeing what sorts of designs everyone comes up with. I will be looking for the most unique and creative Skylanders. The prize of visiting the studio in San Francisco will be such an incredible experience for whoever becomes the Imagination Officer."

TV and Radio presenter Sara Cox commented, “My son has always been a huge fan of Skylanders so I am very much looking forward to judging the UK’s Chief Imagination Officer competition. It’s great to be a part of an initiative that fuels creativity and I can’t wait to see the amazing Skylanders that will be dreamed up by the nation. From character names, to character design and even super powers – I’m looking for the wildest and wackiest entries to find a deserving winner for the fantastic prize that’s on offer.”