Did You Know Gaming - Super Mario Odyssey

In this video, Did You Know Gaming takes a look at some facts, secrets and Easter eggs from Super Mario Odyssey. Odyssey was one of the first Nintendo Switch Games that entered development, starting in 2013. The game is notable for several new inclusions, such as a fully voiced theme song titled Jump up Super Star! Instead of being based on Super Mario 3D World, the game took more inspiration from Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine.

Super Mario Run - content update for July 14th, 2018

[Event] To celebrate the launch of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker on Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS, a Toad and Todette item campaign is running. The Super Bonus Game of Remix 10 only features items related to Toad and Toadette: Toad Topiary (20%), Toadette Topiary (20%), 8-bit Toad Statue (20%), Toad Statue (12%), Toadette Statue (12%), Gold Toad Statue (8%), Gold Toadette Statue (8%) (available until July 16th)

Hallmark's new Mario Kart and Donkey Kong ornaments are out today

These Mario Kart and Donkey Kong ornaments from Hallmark were announced awhile back, but now they're available to purchase! That includes both online and through Hallmark retail locations. I guess it's never too early to plan out your holiday decorations!

Grab yours here (thanks FangztheWolf!)

Super Mario Run - content update for tomorrow, July 14th, 2018

[Event] To celebrate the launch of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker on Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS, there will be a Toad and Todette item campaign from July 14th to July 16th.

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle picks up a pair of awards at the Develop Awards 2018

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was a big winner at last night's Develop Awards 2018. The game ended up taking home awards for both the Animation and Visual Design categories. No other Nintendo-related titles took home awards.

Hong Kong news - The World Ends With You: Final Remix launch date, Captain Toad preorder bonus, Happy Meal toys

The World Ends With You: Final Remix heading to Hong Kong and Taiwan

- due out Sept. 27th, 2018
- will include Traditional Chinese support

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker preorder bonus

- comes with all copies
- a pen that projects an image of Captain Toad on a flat surface

McDonald’s Hong Kong Happy Meal Toys

- available now until August 9, 2018

Mario Power-up Block – From July 6
Koopa Shell Pinball – From July 6
Mario Puzzle Cube – From July 13
Princess Peach Spinning Game – From July 13
Luigi Fireball Tosser – From July 20
Dual World Maze Game – From July 20
Princess Peach Popping Game – From July 27
Running Yoshi Launcher – From July 27
Magnetic Mario Koopa Shell Kicker – From August 3
Mario Cap Thrower – From August 3

Loft opening a temporary Super Mario Travel shop in Japan

Nintendo is putting out a line of Super Mario Travel products, which we've already shared in a previous post. To get some more eyes on these goods, Japanese retailer Loft is going to pen a temporary shop. The Super Mario Travel shop will open July 20th at the Masaka Stage (1st floor) of Loft Shibuya in Tokyo, Japan. Customers who make a purchasewill receive a complimentary Super Mario Travel fan. The store will even have photo taking sessions featuring Mario, which require a numbered ticket from store staff.

Prima releasing Super Mario Odyssey Kingdom Adventures Box Set

Follow Mario as he journeys through the remarkable world of Super Mario Odyssey! See all the sights, meet interesting inhabitants, and get your hands on the best souvenirs. This high-quality box set includes all six Super Mario Odyssey Kingdom Adventures books in a neatly constructed package so you can relive the entire Super Mario Odyssey experience! It also includes a colorful 12" x 18" poster and three foam sheets you can use to build a stylish display case.

Grab your preorder here (due out Nov. 6th, 2018)

Super Mario Odyssey - New French commercial

Nintendo's pushing those long-tail sales with Super Mario Odyssey by putting out a new commercial in France. We know the French love Nintendo, so I imagine this commercial will woo a few new consumers!

McDonald's locations in North America getting another wave of Super Mario Happy Meal toys

Nintendo toys are dominating McDonald's Happy Meals around the world right now, and the next wave is heading to North America. This line of Mario toys has already been released in other regions, but will hit North America as soon as the current Incredibles wave wraps up.