The Pokémon Company will be showing off 20 minutes of Pokémon-related announcements for the franchise's 25th anniversary in the latest Pokémon Presents presentation. Check out the official live-stream above (beginning at 7 AM PST) to watch the reveals live as they happen, or view the bullet-points below as we update this article with all of the new information!
- "25 years of non-stop adventure" anniversary celebration trailer
- New Pokémon Snap gameplay trailer
- Pokémon Day events detailed
- Diamond/Pearl remakes announced, titled "Brilliant Diamond" and "Shining Pearl" (releasing late 2021)
- Pokémon Legends: Arceus announced, releasing Early 2022
- Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are faithful Sinnoh remakes developed by ILCA
- Pokémon Legends: Arceus is an entirely new entry in the Pokémon series that also takes place in the Sinnoh region, developed by Game Freak
This episode, Chris gets his paws on a purr-fect pair of platformers with the Super Mario™ 3D World + Bowser’s Fury game! Together with Owen from Nintendo Treehouse and Camille from the Strategic Communications team at Nintendo of America, Chris covers all the cool new additions to Super Mario 3D World and examines the brand-new Bowser’s Fury mode. The panel also pounces on the recent retro-inspired ninja-platformer Cyber Shadow in Nintendo Power Game Club, takes the Warp Zone Quiz, reveals the results of Mario fan polls, picks their most anticipated upcoming Nintendo Switch™ games and more!
Nintendo appears to want to make 2021 a much different year than 2020, as they have announced that a brand new Nintendo Direct presentation shall air on February 17th. Throughout 2020, Nintendo held very few presentations, and now in 2021, they want to host what will be one of their longest presentations ever. Tune back in tomorrow to see the rest of Nintendo's 2021 game plan!
In celebration of the launch of Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury, Nintendo TOKYO has released new plush toys of Mario, Luigi, Peach, and Toad decked out with their adorable Super Bell outfits. Available individually for ¥1,500, as a set of four for ¥6,000, or as limited bundles with the physical version of the game for an additional cost, you can check out the store page here.
Although these exact plushie variations are only available in Japan, if you don't wanna go through the hassle of importing, similar officially licensed ones from toy distributor Little Buddy (including a Cat Rosalina) can be purchased from Amazon.
Enjoy 2 Mario adventures in the Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury game—available now on Nintendo Switch! Power up, team up, one up to save the Sprixie Kingdom in Super Mario 3D World, then pounce into the new Bowser's Fury adventure.
Video game preservation is an important topic to those in the game industry, but it is often difficult to preserve and distribute older games. Piko Interactive has recently decided to stand up and publicly distribute their oldest version of the classic Nintendo 64 game, Glover, in an attempt to set an example for the game industry going forward. They only request that users point back to the link in the Tweet embedded above when referencing where the source files originated.
Universal Parks News Today has uploaded tons of 4K footage of Super Nintendo World Japan, giving a close look at practically everything in the park. Full recordings of Koopa's Challenge and Yoshi's Adventure, menu item taste tests, tours of the various shops, and much more can be checked out in the round-up of videos below. Beware though, some of the first-time magic may be taken away by watching these if you plan on making a future trip to Universal Studios for yourself.
Experience the incredible Mario Kart: Koopa's Challenge, the cutting-edge new attraction at Super Nintendo World in Universal Studios Japan, including a tour of Bowser's magnificently detailed castle, every preshow, and the entire attraction INCLUDING AUGMENTED REALITY in 4K!
You've experienced Super Nintendo World's signature attraction Mario Kart: Koopa's Challenge with augmented reality, now you can see what the ride looks like without AR goggles!
It's time to go on an adorable adventure with Yoshi! The second attraction at Super Nintendo World features an outing with the adorable green dinosaur we all know and love from the Mario series, all shot in gorgeous 4K!
Take a walking tour around the exciting Super Nintendo World expansion at Universal Studios Japan, all in lovely 4K!
Take a walk through the underground area of Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan, including a short peek at the key challenge within!
There's literally hundreds of items available for sale at Super Nintendo World, and you can check a lot of them out here at 1-Up Factory, the land's nain shop!
Experience the high stakes, interactive battle with Bowser Jr. at Super Nintendo World! When you collect three keys, you can battle the mischevious Koopaling himself for the Golden Mushroom!
One of the most fun parts of Super Nintendo World is playing classic songs from the Super Mario series on Note Block Rock, located just steps from Mario Kart: Koopa's Challenge. We'll show you several of the songs you can play!
In addition to the regular playable songs on Note Block Rock at Super Nintendo World, there's also three secret songs you can play, and we'll teach them all to you!
We tried everything on the menu at the NEW Kinopio's Cafe in Super Nintendo World! Join Spencer as he eats his way across the menu and tells you what's good or what's not!
Join Spencer as he searches for the Pikmin hidden in and around Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan!
Ever wished you could stare at the incredible Mt. Beanpole at the very center of Super Nintendo World? Now you can, with our special atmospheric view, bringing you 15 minutes of Super NIntendo World on a clear, sunny day and in gorgeous 4K!
Join Spencer as he takes on all four of the Key Challenge mini-games inside Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan!
The exit gift shop for Mario Kart: Koopa's Challenge has tons of Mario Kart merch on sale, and now you can check them all out!
Our favorite green dinosaur not only gets his own ride, but also a delicious snack booth at Super Nintendo World, and we got to try everything on the menu!
Try the two delicious popcorn flavors created for Super Nintendo World with Spencer!
If you're curious about the basics in using your Power-Up Band for Super Nintendo World and how to use the USJ App, Spencer is here to give you a quick lesson!
Take a tour of the adorable Kinopio's Cafe, where the Toads are working on several delicious dishes for park Guests to enjoy!
One of the extra-fun things about Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan is meeting your favorite heroes from the Super Mario series! There's Mario, Luigi, Peach, and Toad, all greetable together!