Wii U Premium Pack Announced – Comes Bundled With Smash Bros and Mario Kart 8

‘Tis the season for an exclusive Wii U bundle of family fun!

Although the horizon for the Wii U has fallen shorter as we approach the launch of the Nintendo Switch, you’ll still be able to snag the console for more bang for your buck.

At least for the territory for Australia / New Zealand… where the newest Wii U bundle includes a copy of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Mario Kart 8. Sporting the 32GB console, you get a download code for Smash and Mario Kart pre-installed. As for the rest of us, there doesn’t seem to be any Wii U deals with thus holiday season approaching. We’ll let you know if anything goes on sale. Here’s the press release from Nintendo:


14th November, 2016 – Start your engines and get training, because Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U are joining forces in an exclusive Wii U bundle just in time for Christmas. From today, the Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Premium Pack will become available in selected retailers around Australia and New Zealand at a suggested retail price of AU$429.95. Containing a black Wii U Premium pack console* and two of Nintendo’s most iconic multiplayer games – the high-octane kart racing of Mario Kart 8 (pre-installed) and the ultimate battle of your favourite characters in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (download code**) – this Wii U bundle is the ideal Christmas gift for anyone looking for multiplayer mayhem at a great price.

Since its launch in 2014, Mario Kart 8 has sold 8 million copies*** worldwide, with both newcomers and veteran drivers alike facing fresh karting challenges in remixed classic and brand new courses, and the added twist of the new antigravity feature allowing Mario and company to race upside down or up vertical surfaces.

Want to battle your friends instead? Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is easily the biggest version of Super Smash Bros. ever created, offering a giant roster of classic video game characters and all the fighting action that fans of the series have fallen in love with over the years. Up to eight players can battle simultaneously and plenty of new modes and stages will keep fans playing the game throughout the holidays and well into the new year!

The fun doesn’t end there, with both Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U offering add-on content that can be purchased via the Nintendo eShop, unlocking entertaining extras for the whole family! In Mario Kart 8, you can get new characters, vehicles and racetracks, including favourites like Isabelle from Animal Crossing. For Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, you can download costumes for your Mii characters, new stages and new playable characters, such as the Psychic-Type Pokémon Mewtwo!

Add the final touch to your favourite Christmas gift with amiibo! Tap compatible amiibo into Mario Kart 8 to unlock costumes for your Mii character, based on those worn by your favourite Nintendo heroes! Or train the ultimate ally or fiercest opponent by tapping your compatible amiibo into Super Smash Bros. for Wii U!

From December 1st, the Nintendo Selects for Wii U range expands to include Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and Pikmin 3. Don’t miss the chance these holidays to team up with the Kongs in HD and run, leap and roll across six differently-themed islands in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, or explore the surface of planet PNF-404 to save your home planet from famine with the friendly and helpful Pikmin in Pikmin 3. At SRP AU$49.95, the Nintendo Selects for Wii U range offers great games at a great price.

‘Tis the season for a Wii U bundle of family fun with the Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Premium Pack, launching exclusively in Australia and New Zealand from the 14th of November.

* Wii U Premium Pack consists of: a Wii U console (black); Wii U GamePad (black); 32 GB total system storage, part of which is reserved for system data. Additionally, Mario Kart™ 8
software is pre-installed on this console’s system storage; Wii U GamePad Cradle; Wii U GamePad Stand; Wii U Console Stand; Wii U AC Adapter; Wii U GamePad AC Adapter; Sensor Bar; HDMI Cable (1.5m).
** Wireless broadband internet connection required.
***Global sales figures as of end of September 2016.

Best Buy Cyber Monday: Buy 1 Get 1 50% Select 3DS Games

Kirby: Planet Robobot - Nintendo 3DS - Larger Front

Best Buy is going all in with it’s Cyber Monday in July deals. At the gaming spectrum of things, you can get this offer of buying One select 3DS games and get the other for 50% off. The select game list actually offers some decent games for purchase. This also stacks up with Gamers Club Unlocked, knocking the price down to $31.99 for games that cost $39.99 (20% discount)

Games like Fire Emblem: Birthright, Kirby Planet Robobot, Pokemon Omega Ruby, and many more are included. Be sure to click here for all the 39 titles to select from. If your intrested in Gamers Club Unlocked discount, you can find more information here.

Feel Free To Hoot Your Own Horn, the Blathers amiibo is $6 on Amazon

The Animal Crossing amiibo have been declining in price and amiibo collectors have the chance to snag them for a good price.

This time around. you can get the Blathers amiibo straight from Amazon for nearly under $6. In fact, if you have Amazon Prime you can get it to your household in 2 days of the order. If you don’t have Amazon Prime, you can sign up for a free 30 day trial here.

What a Smashing Deal! Grab Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Under $32

Don’t sleep on this deal

If you haven’t had the splendid opportunity to play the latest Super Smash Brothers game, now’s the perfect chance to do so. Amazon is currently running a sale for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS at the price of $31.99.

If you own the Wii U version, it compliments it perfectly with the ability to play on the go by yourself or with local and online play to show your whimsical skills to the world. In fact, if you happen to run out of controller playing the home console version, you can even use your 3DS as a controller.

With that being said, if you haven’t played the newest Smash Bros. game, be sure to act quick as this deal won’t last long. Be sure to click here for the deal.

Here’s What’s Coming To The E-Shop In Europe This Week

                                                  Unfold this week with the Bros.

With December on the brink of the horizon, we’re still going strong with the releases on the Big N, on 3DS and  Wii U. Whether your looking for something lighthearted on the go, or indulge yourself on the Wii U for hundreds for hours, be sure to check out everything that’s coming to the e-Shop this week in Europe.

Wii U

Xenoblade Chronicles X (available Friday, December 4th) – €59.99 / £49.99 / CHF 77.90 ; €49.99 / £40.99 / CHF 63.90 until 18/12/2015 for users who have downloaded Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii) on the same Wii U

 

Wii U (download only)

Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure (Wii Download) – Special introductory offer until 18/12/2015: €14.99 / £13.49 / CHF 21.00 (Regular price €19.99 / £17.99 / CHF 28.00)

Human Resource Machine – €9.99 / £8.99 / CHF 14.00


Xenoblade Chronicles X: Basic High-Speed Data Loading Pack Impact: High – free (available November 30th)

Xenoblade Chronicles X: Player High-Speed Data Loading Pack Impact: Medium – free (available November 30th)

Xenoblade Chronicles X: Skell High-Speed Data Loading Pack Impact: Medium – free (available November 30th)


Wii U Virtual Console

Kirby: Power Paintbrush (Nintendo DS) – €9.99 / £8.99 / CHF 14.00; €4.99 / £4.49 / CHF 7.00 until 10/12/2015 for users who downloaded Kirby Mass Attack on the same Wii U

Kirby Mass Attack (Nintendo DS) – €9.99 / £8.99 / CHF 14.00; €4.99 / £4.49 / CHF 7.00 until 10/12/2015 for users who downloaded Kirby Power Paintbrush on the same Wii U


3DS

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Bros (available Friday, December 4th) – €39.99 / £34.99 / CHF 51.90


3DS (download only)

Pokemon Picross – free

Pokemon Picross 200 Picrites (only 1 time) – €0.99 / £0.89 / CHF 1.40

Pokemon Picross 200 Picrites – €1.49 / £1.39 / CHF 2.10

Pokemon Picross 1000 Picrites – €6.99 / £6.29 / CHF 9.80

Pokemon Picross 2000 Picrites – €12.99 / £11.69 / CHF 18.20

Pokemon Picross 4000 Picrites – €24.99 / £22.49 / CHF 35.00


3DS  Themes

The Winx at Alfea – A fairylicious school – €1.99 / £1.79 / CHF 2.80

Mia and Me – A Centopic friendship – €1.99 / £1.79


Sales

Wii U

Wicked Monsters Blast! HD PLUS – €2.99 / £2.69 / CHF 4.20 until 31/12/2015, regular price € 7.99 / £7.19 / CHF 11.20

EDGE – €0.79/ £0.71 / CHF 1.12 until 17/12/2015, regular price €1.99 / £1.79 / CHF 2.80

RUSH – €0.79/ £0.71 / CHF 1.12 until 17/12/2015, regular price €1.99 / £1.79 / CHF 2.80

Swords & Soldiers – €1.19 / £0.99 / CHF 1.68 until 17/12/2015, regular price €2.99 / £2.69 / CHF 4.20

Toki Tori – €0.79 / £0.69 / CHF 1.10 until 17/12/2015, regular price €1.99 / £1.79 / CHF 2.80

Toki Tori 2 + – €2.99 / £2.49 / CHF 3.99 until 17/12/2015, regular price €14.99 / £12.99 / CHF 19.99


3DS

AeternoBlade – €4.99 / £4.50 / CHF 7.00 until 31/12/2015, regular price €14.99 / £13.50 / CHF 21.00

3D MahJongg – €3.99 / £3.59 / CHF 3.99 until 17/12/2015, regular price €4.99 / £4.49/ CHF 4.99

Darts Up 3D – €0.99 / £0.89 / CHF 1.40 until 31/12/2015, regular price €2.99 / £2.69/ CHF 4.20

Football Up Online – €1.99 / £1.79 / CHF 2.80 until 31/12/2015, regular price €3.99 / £3.59/ CHF 5.60

Gardenscapes – €5.99 / £4.49 / CHF 5.99 until 17/12/2015, regular price €7.99 / £5.99/ CHF 7.99

Pazuru – €4.49 / £2.99 until 17/12/2015, regular price €5.99 / £3.99


 

And there it is! Be sure to tune in on Thursdays as well for the titles arriving for North America this week, from sales, new releases, and even freebies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stock Up And Save At Target! Target Is Offering A Buy 2 Games, Get One Free Promotion

                                                                      Are you SQUIDDING me?!

Now’s the perfect time to stock up and save some serious cash at Target with this fantastic offer they’re running. No restrictions on what you can buy, whether you wanna buy something on the go or for your console, it’s buy 2 get one free game.

The offer will be applicable at Target from November 8th to November 14th, so be sure to save up accordingly for this deal for the holiday season!