Super Smash Bros. for Wii U releasing earlier in Europe than announced

Although previously announced by Nintendo that Super Smash Bros. for Wii U would be launching December 5th in Europe and Australia, Nintendo of Europe has revealed that the game will be launching one week earlier than planned, on November 28th in Europe and the 29th in Australia. The game will still be behind the North American release by a week, but it will also be ahead of Japan’s December 5th release as no announcement has been made.

Mario Kart 8 DLC – Excitebike Arena Trailer

Nintendo has released a new trailer for one of the upcoming tracks in Mario Kart 8‘s first DLC pack, Excitebike Arena. The track is a simple oval track with ramps and grass patches but with a twist; every time you play, the locations of the ramps, boosts, dirt patches, and grass patches are random. This will definitely change things up when playing the new track. If you’ve missed what we know is coming in the first DLC pack which is expected to release sometime in November, you can check it out here.

Hands-On With 8 Player Battles in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

After the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U livestream event yesterday, select press members were invited to play the upcoming Smash Bros. game, and GamesRadar had the chance to try out the new 8 player Smash battles that we covered yesterday in our recap. You can check out the gameplay footage above, which also shows off the return of Great Cave Offensive, 75m, and Temple. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will be releasing on November 21st in North America.

Yoshi Circuit Returning in First Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack

Nintendo has finally revealed the last track and kart that will be included in the upcoming Mario Kart 8 DLC pack; the return of Yoshi Circuit from Mario Kart: Double Dash and a tanooki Jeep-style car. You can check out the trailer for the remade classic track above. The first DLC pack releases in November, next month.

If you’ve missed out on what’s coming in the first DLC pack, we have the Blue Falcon from F-Zero, Mario Kart DS B Dasher, Legend of Zelda themed Master Cycle, as well as the tanooki car in the video above; and in two cups containing Yoshi Circuit, Wario’s Gold Mine from Mario Kart Wii, an F-Zero themed track, an Excitebike themed track, a Legend of Zelda themed track, as well as three other unrevealed tracks. Link, Tanooki Mario, and Tanooki Peach also come with the pack, and you can get eight different colored Yoshis and Shy Guys by preordering both DLC packs.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U being livestreamed on Thursday

Nintendo has announced a livestream for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U for this Thursday, October 23rd, at 3 PM PST/6 PM EST. During the livestream, fifty new things and information will be shown off before the game launches November 21st. You’ll be able to check out the livestream on Nintendo’s website. Here’s what the livestream website says:

Catch a livestream event on October 23 at 3 pm PT. We will share new details about Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, which launches on November 21.

Stage Builder returning in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, as well as new Modes

Amazon has leaked yet another piece of information of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, this time revealing that the stage builder from Super Smash Bros. Brawl will be returning, as well as a new board game style mode and a Master Hand and Crazy Hand mode that Sakurai hinted at on Miiverse.You can check out the full description below with the leaked details. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is out November 21st in North America and December 5th in Europe.

Face off against the biggest roster of Nintendo all-stars ever assembled! Send your rivals flying with powerful attacks to earn all-new customizations and equipment that trick out your fighter’s moves and stats. Then power-up and train intelligent amiibo figures* to take on your friends!

The multiplayer showdown you know and love is now on the Wii U console! Take on all comers as Mario, Mega Man, Sonic, and more gaming greats. Or tap an amiibo to the Wii U GamePad controller to train it up by battling with or against it. You can even pit your amiibo against a friends’ to see how your training methods stack up. Whether you’re creating stages on the GamePad, competing in challenges crafted by Master Hand and Crazy Hand, or outwitting your opponents in a brand new board game mode, there’s no doubt that the ultimate Smash Bros. game has arrived.

New Legend of Zelda themed Bike Coming in first Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack

Nintendo has revealed a new Legend of Zelda themed bike that will be available to use for those who will be buying the first Mario Kart 8 DLC pack, the Master Cycle. You can check out concept images of the bike above, which will be joining the classic B Dasher and Blue Falcon kart, as well as one other mystery kart. The first DLC pack launches next month for $7.99.

Donkey Kong Country and Land Trilogy heading to European Wii U and 3DS eShop

Nintendo of Europe has tweeted a new sale on both the 3DS and Wii U Nintendo eShops themed as Donkey Kong Country Weeks, revealing the Virtual Console return of the classic Donkey Kong Country series on Wii U as well as Donkey Kong Land on 3DS. Starting October 16th and going through November 6th, buying any of the Donkey Kong Country games will get you 33% off Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, and doing the same with any of the Donkey Kong Land games will get you 33% off Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D as well. The release schedule goes as follows:

  • Donkey Kong Country and Donkey Kong Land – October 16th
  • DKC 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest and Donkey Kong Land 2 – October 23rd
  • DKC 3: Dixie Kong’s Double Trouble and Donkey Kong Land 3 – October 30th

RUMOR: Tons of Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Information LEAKED

This is a rumor, so take it with a grain of salt, but this is some very interesting information to say the least.

  • The demo is coming to America
  • Mega Lunatone and Solrock with feature in the demo, and you receive one Megastone depending on the demo you get
  • Mega Flygon and Jirachi are programmed in
  • There are lots more megas that the leaker can not confirm just yet as they don’t know 100%
  • New Trick House is amazing
  • Mega Milotic is a high-chance, with Water/Fairy and increased SpDef
  • Shiftry, Ludicolo, Butterfree, Zangoose, Seviper, some more gen 5, Raticate, Torkoal, Slaking, Exploud, Tropius, Azumarill, Ninetales and Mightyena were all talked about as possible Megas sometime during development and may be in
  • Luxray, Arcanine, Farfetch’d, Dragonite, Eelekross, Luvdisc, Linoone, Cincinno, Steelix, Raichu, Politoed, Gliscor, Weavile, Rotom, Bisharp and Walrein Megas have not been really discussed that the leaker has heard of
  • Items (including Lunatone/Solrock megastone) will transfer to ORAS from Demo
  • Johto starters back, but some people say they have megas and some don’t
  • Character customization back in Pokecentres. Pokecentre in CoroCoro was the Elite Four one possibly.
  • Skintone back
  • More diverse encounters, so more like XY variety
  • Battle Frontier possibly back
  • Groudon/Kyogre still version exclusive atm
  • Contests revamped and very “beautiful”
  • Contests staying a secret, apparently will be very surprising and amazing
  • Canada will get demos
  • Pentagon currently stands for all Gen 6 Pokemon now, not just Kalos born
  • MOVE TUTORS BACK
  • A lot more post-game
  • Gym Leaders will get roster changes from their RSE counterparts
  • No new double megas like Mewtwo/Charizard at this stage

Source: Reddit