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Yoshi Switch - a few more gameplay details from Treehouse Live

- you can interact with the background and foreground
- you can shoot eggs into the backgrounds/foreground
- all stages have a front and back side you can explore
- throwing eggs into the background/foreground can cause all kinds of things to happen, including making flowers pop up
- you can also hit obstacles with your eggs and break them apart, like houses made out of paper/cardboard
- sometimes items you see moving from the front are actually being controlled by ShyGuys from behind
- some stages have magnets you can attach to metal items and use as a stepping stool or new platform
- one stage has a giraffe cart you can ride
- a simultaneous ground pound in two-player mode will flip the stage
- you can find a cardboard rhino that attacks you, but it's actually a ShyGuy hiding in a papercraft rhino costume
- you'll eventually use magnets in one level to weigh down a metal can and open a door

Yoshi Switch uses Unreal Engine 4



Well, Nintendo really was serious about utilizing Unreal Engine 4. I wonder how many other Nintendo titles are going to take advantage of the engine.

Yoshi Switch - fact sheet

Discover the flip side of Yoshi’s world

Lead Yoshi on a brand new adventure that will turn everything you’ve come to expect from side-scrolling games upside down! Explore a great, big world decorated like a miniature diorama in a new art style for the franchise, where each side-scrolling stage has the traditional front side as well as a flip side with different views and surprises. Look for items throughout the stage as Yoshi makes his way to the goal. You can even join up with a friend!

Features:

Join Yoshi in this new action platforming game
Each course offers both a main path and a hidden path that offers different views and surprises
The lively art style looks like a minature diorama
Enjoy simultaneous 2-player action

Super Mario Christmas tree ornament hitting Hallmark on July 15th, Yoshi coming Oct. 7th (UPDATE)

Power up with Mario! This fun Christmas ornament features the Nintendo video game legend whose adventures in Mushroom Kingdom have captivated kids, teens and adults for decades. Wearing his signature red hat and shirt with blue plumber's overalls, the star of Super Mario Bros.™ is ready for his place of honor on your tree. Coordinating Yoshi ornament sold separately. Learn more about Keepsake Ornaments.
Christmas tree ornament.
Dated 2017 in copyright.
Pre-packaged for easy gift giving, preservation and storage.
1.2" W x 3.7" H x 1.5” D
Coordinating Yoshi ornament sold separately.

Grab yours here

Check out Yoshi here

UPDATE - Luigi is coming as well!

Giant Yoshi plushes hit Japan

- available in green and pink
- up for grabs via UFO catcher/claw crane machine

Fan-Art: Yoshi tribute made using over 16k dominoes

I could probably place about 20 of these before I knocked them all over. I have terribly shaky hands, especially when I try to keep them still!

Random Time! - Yoshi hacked into Sonic 2


It's something I never expected to see or ever thought about, but now I really want it! Thanks to HylianTom for the heads up.

Nintendo LINE account - content update for March 23rd, 2017

- pictures of Blue, Green, Yellow and Purple Yoshi
- Kinopio-kun drawing of Red Yoshi
- picture of Kinopio-kun's Mother’s Day dish