NPD - Dec. 2016 and full-year results, Pokemon Sun/Moon and 3DS set new records

- Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon came in number 2 and number 3 on the NPD Groups list of best-selling games for the month of December
- Pokemon Sun and Moon are the fastest Nintendo games in the company's history to sell more than 4 million copies
- the two games have sold 4.5 million copies since their release in late November
- the last quarter of the year was the "best-selling quarter for software in Nintendo 3DS history"
- 7.3 million copies of first-party Nintendo games sold during the three-month period

Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World - demo footage

Thanks to Mistert for the heads up!

Genesis 4 officially partners with Nintendo

Genesis 4 is behind some big Smash Bros. tournaments, so it's great to see Nintendo team up with the organization. More details to come on their partnership in the near future.

Collectible Badge Center - badge update for Jan. 19th, 2017

- five panel of badges from Kirby’s Dream Land 3
- seven panels from Pokémon Sun Moon

Japan - Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure removed from eShop

Without any explanation or warning, SEGA has removed Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure from the 3DS eShop in Japan. Hopefully those that wanted the game grabbed it before it was yanked. If not, the only option in Japan right now is to go retail!

Shovel Knight to be playable on Switch at PAX South, game getting sound test mode

How about that Switch news last week?! So exciting! We can’t wait for Nintendo’s new games! But we also can’t wait for Specter of Torment to be in people’s hands! Speaking of…

We’ll be showing the first, playable look at Specter of Torment and Shovel Knight Co-op on the Nintendo Switch at PAX South!

This is one of the few chances the public will get a look at the Nintendo Switch. So be sure to join us. And be easy on us…it’s our first time at PAX South!

As one final bit of news to all you music lovers, we’ve decided to add a Shovel Knight Sound Test Mode where you can listen to all the tracks from every campaign. It’ll be a free update to all versions of the game.

Full update here