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Nintendo Labo Creators Contest for Best Toy-Con mod using Toy-Con Garage ends soon--enter today

Feeling creative? Make, play, and discover with Nintendo Labo! Create your masterpiece using a Nintendo Labo kit and a Nintendo Switch™ system, then post a video of your creation to the My Nintendo - Nintendo Labo Creators Contest official site for a chance to win some great prizes.

The "Best Toy-Con mod using Toy-Con Garage" contest category ends on 10:59 AM PT on May 25, 2018, so act fast!

Full details here

Quad Fighter K coming to Switch on May 31st, 2018

In the far distant future, a mysterious alien race set its sights on nothing less than the conquest of the Earth and the total annihilation of the human race. To counteract this threat the nations of Earth formed the EDC (Earth Defense Corps) and launched an all-out counter attack. Despite humanity’s best efforts, the alien invaders superior technology proved too much to overcome and they took over most of the planet.

However, before all hope was lost the remnants of mankind came into possession of alien artifacts that would allow it to launch one last desperate assault.

At this point, the enemy forces were already at the doorstep of EDC headquarters, and Earth was bound to fall… With limited recourse left, they came up with the final plan; attack the enemy headquarters with all they have. With help from “Dr. AKEMI” the plan was to destroy the central core of the alien base.

With enemy forces at the gates of the last fortress of the EDC and the fate of the planet hanging in the balance, the leaders of Earth’s forces decide on a desperate course of action: throw everything they had left at the enemy’s headquarters. With the help of the erratically brilliant “Dr. AKEMI,” the goal is no less than the destruction of the very heart of the alien stronghold.

Key Features

It’s Dangerous to Go Alone – The alien forces are an overwhelming force, but one you don’t have to face alone. Bring along three friends and face the alien hordes with local co-op play!
It’s not Retro, it’s Timeless – With 8-bit graphics and a focus on pure arcade shooting action, Quad Fighter K harkens back to the times when it was all about you (and perhaps a couple of friends), a quarter, and lightning-fast reflexes.
Quad Fighter Powers, ACTIVATE! – Do your best work solo, or unleash real damage by linking your ship with a teammate to crush your foes and save the planet. Unlock different attacks by connecting your ship with your allies.
Should I Stay or Should I Go? – Whether you’re gaming at home or on the run, thanks to the mighty morphing powers of the Nintendo Switch, you can take out the alien hordes threatening our alternate Earth whenever, wherever.

Legendary Eleven: Epic Football releasing on Switch soon

Legendary Eleven is an epic arcade football (soccer) game inspired by the golden age of football spanning the 70's to the 90's.

This is a fresh approach to the beautiful game, with fluid gameplay and unique mechanics. Develop astonishing plays and keep the possession of the ball to perform unstoppable Super Shots. Gamble with sliding tackles to steal the ball without the referee whistling for a foul. Trust in your fans to support you if you're losing, or use special trading stickers to boost the stats in your team. Legendary Eleven is all this and more, an over the top, fun and very accessible football game set during the retro World Cups that made history and inspired generations of players and fans.

Legendary Eleven is scheduled for release on PC Steam (Early Access) on May the 29th, 2018 and on Nintendo Switch on June the 8th, 2018. The game is planned for Xbox One and PS4 too but we don't have a release date for those platforms (or the final release date for PC) yet.

Features:
36 national teams to choose from.
5 cups to finish in single player.
32 stickers to unlock that can be used to boost your team stats
Arcade style football game inspired by classics from the 80s and 90s such as Super SideKicks, Nintendo World Cup, or even the early ISS Pro games
A morale system that varies with team and player specific items
Added depth in gameplay by adding wall passes, through passes, crosses, strategies and our own Super Shots
Local multiplayer for up to 2 players
Legendary Eleven: Epic Football will be available on PC Steam and Nintendo Switch for $9.99/€9.99/£8.99.

Prescription for Sleep: Game Music Lullabies Volume I Remastered Version Available Now

SAN DIEGO - May 21, 2018 - Scarlet Moon Records is thrilled to make available Prescription for Sleep: Game Music Lullabies Vol. 1 Remastered Version, a special re-issue of the award-winning 2014 album that features jazzy lullabies of game music classics. The series features GENTLE LOVE, a jazz duo comprised of Metal Gear Solid/Bayonetta series composer Norihiko Hibino on sax and Etrian Odyssey/PersonaQ pianist AYAKI performing game music favorites in a jazzy lullaby style to sleep and relax to. The remastered version aligns the sound more closely to the rest of the series and adds two additional bonus tracks, including "Fisherman's Horizon" from Final Fantasy VIII and an original composition by GENTLE LOVE titled "He Chose You." Prescription for Sleep: Game Music Lullabies, Vol. I Remastered Version is fully licensed and available now:

The full track list is as follows:

01. Lifestream (Final Fantasy VII)
02. Dire, Dire Docks (Super Mario 64)
03. Song of the Ancients (NieR)
04. Lost Painting (Castlevania: Symphony of the Night)
05. Maiden in Black (Demon's Souls)
06. Main Theme (Genso Suikoden)
07. Singing Emotion (Chrono Cross)
08. A Wish... (Secret of Mana)
09. Auriel's Ascension (The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion)
10. Aquatic Ambiance (Donkey Kong Country)
11. Fisherman's Horizon (Final Fantasy VIII) [Bonus]
12. He Chose You (Original) [Bonus]

"It's a wonderful feeling to be able to circle back around and give new life to the original album that started it all," explains Scarlet Moon producer Jayson Napolitano. "We've already got the next volume recorded, and we're currently mastering it and putting together artwork and other materials for a physical release, so please stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks and months!"

Prescription for Sleep: Game Music Lullabies has enjoyed six album releases including two compilation volumes, two more dedicated to Secret of Mana and UNDERTALE, respectively, a compilation of battle themes turned into lullabies, and a charity EP in honor of late Nintendo President Satoru Iwata.

For more information about the Prescription for Sleep: Game Music Lullabies series, visit the official website: http://www.scarletmoonproductions.com/sleep/

PUMA & SEGA Announce Sonic Sneaker Collaboration Arrives In Stores June 5

Global players PUMA and SEGA® today officially announce the worldwide release date of the PUMA x SEGA RS-0 Sonic and Dr. Eggman sneakers. Keeping the gaming and sneaker fans in suspense for quite some time since the partnership announcement in March, the milestone sneaker pack is dropping on June 5th worldwide.

The RS-0 Sonic takes cues from Sonic the Hedgehog and the areas he protects, including the iconic Green Hill Zone. The upper is made from a textured suede reminiscent of Sonic’s trademark blue fur while the striking red outsole stands for his shoes. Take a closer look and you’ll see more familiar color hints from the beloved game – from classic gold rings, to the lush green grass that he speeds on. The upper also features micro ventilation perforations, embroidered PUMA Formstrip, deboss of Sonic’s head and gold rings. Metallic gold rings once again appear on lace ends relating to the classic gold rings collected in the video game. The story continues on the mid and insole with checkered print nostalgic to the retro video game. 16-bit grass print on heel is a nod to the Green Hill Zone. Outsole features translucent red rubber and a Sonic logo under print. Finally, the tongue label features the collaboration logo and RS-0 binary number branding.

The PUMA x SEGA RS-0 Dr. Eggman take cues from Sonic the Hedgehog’s archnemesis, from his flashy outfit to the black and yellow caution stripes from his Eggmobile represented by the sneaker’s all-over red upper and footbed. The upper is decked in a pebbled patent leather with micro ventilation perforations, a debossed PUMA Formstrip, and a debossed Dr. Eggman head that shoots fireballs from his Eggmobile. His conniving face and fireballs are debossed on the medial heel, while gold rings, have been inserted on the lace. The footbed features black and yellow caution stripes - nod to the graphics on Eggman’s Eggmobile. Metallic outsole and caution stripes take design cues from his scientific machinery. Outsole features translucent blue rubber and Sonic logo under print, the exact color referenced from Dr. Eggman’s glasses. Tongue label features the collaboration logo and RS-0 binary number branding. Both sneakers are packaged a special box that inspired by the iconic Green Hill Zone.

This year marked PUMA’s reboot of their 80’s Running System range with the all-new RS-0 model. The global brand has partnered with influential and creative brands, individuals, and institutions that push culture forward through innovation in design, style, technology, and more. Expect to see more exciting drops that celebrate the pillars of gaming, music, photography and more.

For SEGA, this exciting collaboration underlines their continued efforts to align key franchises within the SEGA portfolio with high-end and highly visible brands from the worlds of fashion, lifestyle and art.

The PUMA x SEGA RS-0 Sonic and Dr. Eggman sneakers will be available at puma.com, PUMA Stores and select sneaker retailers globally on June 5th. Follow @PUMASportstyle and @sonic_hedgehog on social for release information.

Henry the Hamster Handler out now on Switch

Pocket Money Games is thrilled to announce Henry the Hamster Handler, a single-player, puzzle, rhythm game, is available on Nintendo Switch.

Join the team at Hamsters Inc. as they delve into the ancient practice of Hamster alchemy and reveal that hamsters must endure as many near-death experiences as possible as, over time, the little furry balls of fun turn into bronze, silver, and gold! It's your job to ensure they survive the ordeal before they get melted down and turned into a fancy pair of earrings!

Deactivate traps to save Hamsters as they make their journey through the 300 levels on offer, progressing through multiple levels of difficulty to challenge all players. Match the on-screen prompts with the buttons on the Nintendo Switch Controller, in classic rhythm game fashion, to ensure the wave of Hamsters reach the end of each level.

Henry the Hamster Handler is available on the Nintendo Switch eShop for $3.69 (NA), £2.49 (UK), and €2.89 (EU).

PR - Punch cows and sling beans in the Nintendo Switch version of West of Loathing -- coming May 31


Mark your calendar: May 31 is the day West of Loathing will release for Nintendo Switch!

Affectionately known as "Skyrim with beans and big hats," West of Loathing is a sprawling single-player RPG chock full of stories, saloons, and side quests. Customize your hero with 3 character classes (Snake Oiler, Beanslinger, and Cow Puncher) and more than 50 stylish hats. Pick up random junk to boost your skills and gain an advantage in combat. Befriend or be-enemy other travelers you meet along the way. Shovel cow patties. Drink whiskey. And whatever you do, keep your face off the Sherf's wanted posters -- no good ever comes of that.

First released on Steam in August 2017, West of Loathing has already sold more than 150k copies and picked up such accolades as Best Comedy Game (PC Gamer) and "One of 2017's best games" (Rolling Stone). The Nintendo eShop release will be the game's console debut.

Learn more about West of Loathing: https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/west-of-loathing-switch

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Enigmatis 2: The Mists of Ravenwood hitting Switch in Europe on May 24th, 2018

A year has passed since the events of Maple Creek. But for the past few months, our detective has been hot on the trail of the demonic preacher she fought one year ago. Yet he has managed to always stay one step ahead.

She hoped to bring an end to the chase in the redwood forests of Northern California. But like so many times before, the trail went cold…

And all clues led into nearby Ravenwood Park…

Walking through the park gates, the detective feels the weight of invisible eyes watching. Sinister shadows lurk behind the park’s enchanting scenery and the wary glances of its overly-polite employees. Is this place connected to Maple Creek, and the preacher?

Who is the mysterious prisoner she meets on the forest path – someone stalking her every move, or a possible ally? Is she merely a puppet being used in forces from outside our world, or will she finally resolve the evil events that began one year before?

Protect Hyrule as your favorite Legend of Zelda characters

Take control of iconic characters from the Legend of Zelda™ series in an epic battle for Hyrule! The dark sorceress Cia has opened the Gate of Souls and disparate worlds are now colliding. Command legendary heroes and villains in large-scale battles and take down your foes with flashy special attacks. The fate of Hyrule rests in your hands.

Features

Contains all downloadable content and features from prior versions of the game! Choose from 29 playable heroes and villains, including fan-favorite characters like Ganondorf, Tetra, Skull Kid, and Midna.
Battle through the game’s epic story in Legend Mode, complete missions in Adventure Mode, or replay stages with any of your unlocked characters in Free Mode.
Fight alongside a friend in two-player mode on a single Nintendo SwitchTM system by sharing Joy-Con™ controllers or using Nintendo Switch Pro Controllers (sold separately).
Level up your own personal fairy to aid you in battle with My Fairy.
Tap compatible amiibo™ figures and cards* to get bonuses. For a chance to receive specific character weapons, tap the Legend of Zelda amiibo figures of characters who appear in the game.
If you would like to purchase the digital version of the game, please visit https://www.zelda.com/hyrule-warriors/.

Nintendo UK - Love is in the air. Show us your love-themed snaps from Super Mario Odyssey for a chance to win a plush Cappy hat!

Love is in the air this week! To celebrate the Royal wedding we’re bringing back the Super Mario Odyssey #SnapshotContest!

This time the theme is love! To enter, simply share a tweet using the sharing functionality of Nintendo Switch, with the hashtags #SnapshotContest, #SuperMarioOdyssey and #RoyalWedding, of an image taken using the in-game Snapshot Mode. You just need to make the image love themed!

So whether you’re showing Mario in a wedding outfit or a Goomba falling in love, we’re looking forward to seeing your snaps!

Three winners will be picked at random from all entries received by midnight on Sunday 27th May 2018. Each winner will receive their very own plush Cappy hat! We’ll also be retweeting some of our favourites on the Super Mario UK Twitter account so keep a look out!

Need inspiration? Check out some of the entries we had during our first #SnapshotContest.

Full details here