Posts Tagged ‘uk’
I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving break. We’re back this week with screens from the only notable DS release in 2012 (unless there’s any surprise announcements in the new year, of course), Devil Survivor 2. There’s also a couple of “man, Japan gets all the best stuff” stories, which I realize are kind of cliche, but they are also completely true.
Mario Kart 7 is out on Friday in Europe! GET HYPE! Nintendo of Europe has announced today that Hori’s Mario Kart 7 Wheel peripheral (pictured) will be in shops on the same day. In true NoE fashion, no price was given.
I think it’s kind of a silly add-on to be honest, but then it’s not really for me. I’ll be sure to bring you some impressions if I can get my hands on one though.
With little US/EU news to post this week, my attention has turned to Japan to supply content. Check out the full trailer for the Ace Attorney movie, a translation of one of Japan’s biggest DS hits and of course there’s some new Pokémon DLC and a roundup of new retail and DSiWare releases.
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Despite Nintendo’s claims that prepaid cards for the Nintendo eShop would arrive in European stores around the end of June, as of mid-August they’ve yet to show up. It looks like that might be changing though – reports have emerged that cards are now showing up at Sainsburys and ASDA stores in the UK, including the card pictured above. Nintendo should be issuing more information soon, and frankly, it’s about time.
Source: Nintendo Life
Looks like America’s not the only arm of Nintendo having problems with the free Zelda soundtrack giveaway: it appears that the European Club Nintendo has run out of it’s Ocarina of Time soundtrack stock. An ONM forum member contacted Nintendo and was told that the error messages people are seeing means that the full allocation (1000-2000 copies) has been filled. Nintendo.co.uk only specified that you’d need to register before June 30th, so that allocation is surprisingly small.