Nintendo Packs 2015 with a Huge Lineup of Games for Everyone!

VANCOUVER, B.C., August 24, 2015 – Ensuring that 2015 is packed with gaming fun for everyone, Nintendo announces a robust lineup of games and special offers for the remainder of the year. The Wii U home console and the Nintendo 3DS family of portable systems will showcase a huge number of games, most of which are exclusive to those platforms.

“Nintendo has games, amiibo and systems to satisfy all kinds of players, whether they’re looking for back-to-school gifts or getting an early start on their holiday shopping,” said Pierre-Paul Trepanier, Nintendo of Canada’s General Manager and Senior Director. “No one can match the quality or uniqueness of what Nintendo has to offer for the rest of 2015.”

Here’s a look at what Nintendo has on tap for the rest of 2015:


Wii U Bundle

  • Walmart will be the exclusive retailer during a limited time for a special Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle that includes the game, Idea Book and the 30th Anniversary Mario Modern Colour amiibo. The bundle goes on sale the 11th of September through October 1, after which it will be available at retailers across Canada for $329.99.


Wii U Games


Nintendo 3DS Games

  • Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer launches September 25 at a suggested retail price of $44.99. The set of 100 Animal Crossing amiibo cards, which are compatible with the game, launch the same day. The game comes with one complimentary amiibo card, so players can experience how to use the cards to bring additional Animal Crossing characters into the game. People who opt to download the digital version of the game in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS at the same price will receive an exclusive Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer HOME Menu Theme instead of an amiibo card. Cards are sold separately in packs of six at a suggested retail price of $6.99 per pack. A bundle also launching on September 25includes the game, one amiibo card and the Nintendo 3DS NFC Reader/Writer accessory at a suggested retail price of $59.99. The wireless NFC Reader/Writer is also sold separately at a suggested retail price of $24.99.
  • Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash launches October 9 in a bundle that includes the Chibi-Robo amiibo at a suggested retail price of $49.99.
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes launches October 23 at a suggested retail price of $49.99.
  • Japanese sensation YO-KAI WATCH launches in North America on November 6.
  • Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon launches November 20.
  • Skylanders SuperChargers Racing from Activision launches September 20 at a suggested retail price of $79.99. On Nintendo 3DS, gamers can go head to head with competitive multiplayer via local play or online with up to four players. Iconic Nintendo character Bowser and his Sky vehicle, Clown Cruiser, are available in the Skylanders SuperChargers RacingStarter Packs for Wii and Nintendo 3DS, and can also be played on the Wii U system.
  • The Nintendo 3DS version of Shovel Knight from Yacht Club Games will launch in stores in October at a suggested retail price of $29.99.


amiibo News

  • A new 3-pack of Mii Fighters from Super Smash Bros. will launch on November 20 at a suggested retail price of $44.99.
  • The Mewtwo amiibo from Super Smash Bros. launches November 13 at a suggested retail price of $15.99.
  • Mega Yarn Yoshi, a giant green Yoshi amiibo made from yarn, goes on sale October 16 at a suggested retail price of $59.99. When tapped to the GamePad controller in Yoshi’s Woolly World, Mega Yarn Yoshi activates “Double Yoshi,” a second Yoshi to use at any point in the middle of a stage, as well as the ability to save their favourite Yoshi pattern to the amiibo. The standard Yarn Yoshi amiibo also enables the same functionality.
  • The Falco amiibo from Super Smash Bros. launches November 20 at a suggested retail price of $15.99.


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