Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & Amiibo Released In North America!

It was no coincidence that many games are being released on this day as you read this. Like last year, big titles from Nintendo are all here for this year. IT’S TIME TO SETTLE IT IN SMASH! Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is now available to purchase in North America! You can buy it off from the Nintendo eShop or buy it from a retailer for only $59.99! If you bought the game already from the Nintendo eShop to pre-load the game, the last bit of content should be ready to be downloaded and then you can start the action in mere minutes than hours! Or, if you have chosen to grab the bundle, of which it contains the game, the GameCube Adapter, and the GameCube Controller, all of which retail for $99.99, you can start the action with the old-school feel since the Super Smash Bros. Melee days. The bundle can also be purchased separately if you so choose.

If you have Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, make sure to register both games into Club Nintendo by Tuesday, January 13, 2015 to get the Super Smash Bros. CD, and having both versions will allow you to get a free DLC character, Mewtwo, slated for release in Spring 2015. SETTLE IT IN SMASH, SMASH PLAYERS! Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will be released in Europe on Friday, November 28, 2014, with Australia on Saturday, November 29, 2014. Japanese players will have to wait until Saturday, December 6, 2014. Along with Smash, Amiibo figurines are coming to life, too.


Twelve Amiibo figurines are also released in stores. Use your favorite character to power them up and train them to meet your style of play in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Each figure costs $12.99. Not sure how Amiibo work or lack of information? Check here! The following twelve figures are available:

  • Mario
  • Peach
  • Yoshi
  • Donkey Kong
  • Link
  • Samus
  • Kirby
  • Pikachu
  • Fox
  • Marth
  • Wii Fit Trainer
  • Villager

Amiibo figures will come to other regions in the aforementioned release dates for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Amiibo figurines requires the use of NFC, which is something the New Nintendo 3DS/XL has as one of its features.

The New Nintendo 3DS/XL is finally released in Australia and New Zealand. Already released in Japan, North America and Europe will have to wait until 2015 to see release. With updated, enhanced, and new features that the original 3DS/XL models lack, these systems are sure to come in handy for Pokémon battles.

Speaking of Pokémon, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are all now available in all regions except Europe. Enjoy your battles, Nintendo fans, and remember, SETTLE IT IN SMASH!

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