My Nintendo Europe - update for Aug. 22nd, 2017

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Europe - Super Mario 3D Land, Luigi's Mansion 2, and Kirby Triple Deluxe now in the Nintendo Selects lineup

Joining this latest addition to the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on the same day are three new titles in the Nintendo Selects range: SUPER MARIO 3D LAND, Luigi’s Mansion 2, and Kirby: Triple Deluxe.

Super Mario Odyssey - Twitter update for Aug. 22nd, 2017

Super Mario Odyssey - Twitter update for Aug. 21st, 2017

These daily tweets of gameplay snippets are nice to see, but they're also making it really hard to wait until launch day! There's still a decent amount of time until this game comes out. I don't know if I can take it!

Gamescom 2017 - multiple Nintendo-related titles up for awards

Best Console Game: (Nintendo Switch)

FIFA 18 (Electronic Arts)
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Ubisoft)
Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)

Best Mobile Game:

Danger Mouse: The Danger Games (9th Impact)
Metroid: Samus Returns (Nintendo)

Best Family Game:

Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious Edition (Anki)
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 (Warner Bros.)
Life is Strange: Before the Storm (Square Enix)
Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (Bandai Namco)
Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)

Best Casual Game:

Hidden Agenda (Sony)
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Ubisoft)
Super Lucky’s Tale (Microsoft)

A good range of games here, with some being made by Nintendo themselves, and others appearing on Nintendo platforms. Let's cross our fingers and hope Nintendo takes home a few awards!

Nintendo LeSportsac Travel Collection now available in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia

People all over the world have to travel, so why not do it in style with some special Mario luggage? The Nintendo LeSportsac Travel Collection can now be found in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia. Seems like Mario is pretty happy about it, too!

Pokémon and Mario included in the most appealing IPs in the strongest European markets for Q2 2017

The enduring power of Nintendo-related brands lives on. We've already talk about Nintendo brands being popular in the US, and now we have some data on Europe. According to research group Kids License Monitor, both Pokemon and Mario are included in the top brands European kids find most appealing. The study was conducted online, and included 1,200 children aged 4 to 12. Thanks to Gerjet for the heads up!