Doug Bowser looking forward to staying at Nintendo's former HQ that's being turned into a hotel

Are there rooms big enough for Bowser?

Nintendo's Doug Bowser caught wind of Nintendo's former headquarters being turned into a hotel, and it seems he's quite eager to spend a night or two there. Bowser took to Twitter to share some pictures of the location, and share his excitement for staying in the hotel once it's open. If you want to get the full story on how this all came about, you can check out our original post here.

Net Catcher Netch to add Super Mario toys

What a catch!

The online crane game Net Catcher Netch, which hit the Switch awhile ago, is going to add in some Nintendo-related goodies in the near future. Players can look forward to winning some Super Mario prizes later this month, including the 30cm Bowser figure pictured above, as well as both Red Shell and Green Shell plushes.

Sanei Boeki releasing Metal Mario and Dry Bowser plush dolls

A daring duo

Sanei Boeki has announced another round of special Mario plush dolls on the way. The company will be releasing both a Metal Mario and Dry Bowser plush, both of which launch in Japan in March 2020. Metal Mario is about 24cm tall and Dry Bowser is 32 cm.

Check out the Bowser statue unveiling at Nintendo NY


As we shared yesterday, Nintendo NY has gotten a new Bowser statue. The statue is making its debut today, complete with a special giveaway for the first 100 people to come in and check it out. Watch the video above to see the statue's unveiling!

Nintendo NY gets a new Bowser statue

The Mario villain, not the man

Nintendo NY is freshening up their store for the holidays with a brand-new statue for people to check out. A special Bowser statue has been added to the first floor, and the public can head in for a photo op starting tomorrow. The first 100 people who stop in tomorrow for a picture will get to take home a special poster!

Thanks to Andreslop24 for the heads up!

Doug Bowser on the words of wisdom Reggie Fils-Aime shared before he left, and wanting fans to know he and Bowser are different

Sure you are, Doug...sure you are

Doug Bowser has been Nintendo of America's president for a hot minute now, and he's filled the role quite nicely. Fans took to Doug Bowser right away due to his last name, which was an easy point of entry for poking fun. In an interview with Mashable, Doug Bowser took a moment to let everyone know that he and Bowser are very, very different.

"I think we have to separate Doug Bowser from Bowser the character and clearly Bowser the character is under the supervision of many at the [Nintendo] development community. It's been fun to share the name, to embrace it a bit, have some fun with it. But also recognize that we are very, very different."

Doug Bowser is also very different from Reggie Fils-Aime, his predecessor. The big guy is kicking back in retirement now, but his impact on the world of Nintendo will forever be remembered. Reggie played a huge part in Nintendo's path forward, as well as the community of Nintendo fans out there. Before Reggie left his position, he made sure to share some words of wisdom with Bowser.

"I think ... the most important thing that he shared with me was really just the importance and, if you will, admiration for our great characters and immersive worlds. And then also the passion our fans have for that. [I need] to make sure that that's always our focus, to bring smiles to those people's faces. And that's been my job since day one, from the moment I arrived at Nintendo all the way until I came into this role."

Jakks Pacific releasing Bowser's Castle playset

Want to room with Bowser?

Bring the world of Nintendo to life! This Nintendo Bowser Castle Playset features some of your favorite characters in a fun, diorama playset. Play and pose your favorite 2 1/2-inch scale mini-figures and display the playset for hours of endless fun! Measures about 14 1/2-inches wide x 12 1/2-inches tall. Requires 2x "AAA" batteries, not included. Ages 3 and up.

If you're looking to see a bit more of how Bowser lives, this Bowser's Castle playset should be right up your alley. It will be available later this month for $45, and you can grab your preorder here.

First 4 Figures shares another dev diary look at their upcoming Bowser statue

The king is back

First 4 Figures recently shared a drop test video for their Bowser statue, and now we get a look at the production line's progress so far. It certainly seems like things are moving along quite nicely. If you're willing to part with a pretty penny, you can still lock in an order here.

First 4 Figures puts their upcoming Bowser statue through a drop test


As with all First 4 Figures statues, a drop test is a necessary step for the team to go through in order to ensure quality. It was Bowser's turn today to take a beating. Surely someone as tough as Bowser will have no problem making it through the test unscathed, right?

How to Make a Doug Bowser Custom amiibo

The one, true Bowser

Earlier in the week, we shared a video of amiibo artist GandaKris giving Nintendo's Doug Bowser a custom amiibo of himself. Were you hoping you could add one to your collection? Well now you can, because GandaKris put together a step-by-step video showing how it was done!


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