There is something new to spend your stars on. Nintendo Australia has announced that a new Kirby pouch is available on Club Nintendo in the region. They describe it as being great for carrying personal items. A lot of people have claimed that it’s the best item in the catalogue so you may want to check it out.
Nintendo has confirmed that Wiggler and Honey Queen, from Super Mario Galaxy, will be playable in Mario Kart 7. They join Metal Mario and Lakitu as the four debutants in the Mario Kart series.
Not much has been talked about the Nintendo WiiU since E3 2011 but it has been announced, by Satoru Iwata, that the final design for the system will be shown at next year’s E3 conference. The WiiU has no guaranteed release date but Nintendo want to make sure the launch doesn’t become screwed like what happened with the 3ds.
In late November, the next 3ds update will be available and one of the major changes will be the eShop. Demos have been confirmed to appear so you will be able to try before you buy. Also you will be able to put your 3ds in sleep mode while its downloading content which, I believe, should have been from the start. Nintendo also announced that there will be another version of the eShop via the internet on a separate website where you will also be able to download games and other content. It will be interesting to see if the eShop will get a design makeover.
Beyond the Labyrinth is a Nintendo 3ds role playing game coming out next year. The box art has been uncovered and it looks absolutely amazing. The Japanese release date has been announced to be January 19th but we are still waiting for news on the rest of the world.
It’s been confirmed, in the latest Iwata Asks, that Luigi will be able to be unlocked and used in Super Mario 3D Land.
Apparently the new Circle Pad attachment for the Nintendo 3ds is called the Circle Pad Pro although no release dates have been announced outside of Japan. It shouldn’t be region locked so it should work if you decide you want to import one.
EB Games are offering two cool preorder packages to be included with all preorders for Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7. One is a tanooki hat with Super Mario 3D Land and the other is a Mario hat with Mario Kart 7. Who wants one?
A new painting application called Colours! 3D will be coming to the Nintendo 3ds eShop soon which will allow you to create your own pictures. Here is a developer’s idea of how you will be able to create a detailed picture.
Most Best Buy locations now have a demo for you to play of Super Mario 3d Land. Here is a video to show what it looks like.