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Despite being April Fools' Day, Nintendo announced that a legitimate Nintendo Direct would take place on April 1st, 2015.

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Source: https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica/status/582890134846197760

Pokémon Related Announcements

  • Mewtwo will be available via a Club Nintendo promo code for players that purchased Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS on April 15th, 2015.
  • Mewtwo will also be available via DLC on April 28th, 2015. It can be purchased for $3.99 for either the 3DS or Wii U versions or for $4.99USD for the bundle for both games.
  • Pokémon Rumble World (みんなのポケモンスクランブル) for the Nintendo 3DS will be available as a Free to Play game on April 8th, 2015. Poké Diamonds can be found in-game by playing levels, received via StreetPass or purchased in the in-game store via the Nintendo eShop.
  • Jigglypuff, Charizard and Greninja amiibo's will be released on May 29th, 2015 in North America and Europe while they will be released in Japan on May 28th, 2015.

Mewtwo Trailer Video


Pokémon Rumble World (みんなのポケモンスクランブル) Trailer Video


Nintendo Direct Video


Press Release - Pokémon Rumble World

Control cute Toy Pokémon and have exhilarating battles in Pokémon Rumble World! This downloadable game for systems in the Nintendo 3DS family is packed with Pokémon that you can battle and befriend. You can collect 719 species of Pokémon—all the ones that have appeared in the video games up through Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. When you defeat one of the wild Pokémon you meet in a stage, it sometimes becomes your friend. Even Mega-Evolving Pokémon will join the battles, a first for a game in the Pokémon Rumble series!

Befriend as many Pokémon as you can—as you collect more species of Pokémon, your Adventurer Rank goes up. As your Adventurer Rank goes up, the shop will offer more products, and stages will feature stronger Pokémon.

It's not just Pokémon that will appear in Pokémon Rumble World. Your Mii character will also appear in your game, as well as the Mii characters of players you pass! It's the first time in the Pokémon Rumble series that Mii characters have joined in to interact with Pokémon and have adventures together.

Your story is set in the kingdom of toys, and the adventure starts when the king summons you. He explains his frustration at having only one Pikachu. In contrast, a mysterious magician has captured several Pokémon! So the king asks you to show that magician a thing or two by collecting lots more Pokémon, and he lends you his Pikachu to get you started on your adventures. Depart from the castle town via a hot-air balloon to get to different areas where wild Toy Pokémon await!

It's fun to connect with other friends playing Pokémon Rumble World. Players can visit your castle town via StreetPass. Connect your Nintendo 3DS system to the Internet, and Mii characters of faraway players will visit you. They can even provide support for you in future battles in a variety of ways.

Poké Diamonds are meant to make your adventures even more exciting and easy. With Poké Diamonds, you can get hot-air balloons, clothes for your Mii character, extras that provide more fun in your game play, and more. In addition, Poké Diamonds can be used to continue playing in a stage after your Pokémon's HP runs out, as well as to re-inflate hot-air balloons that have become deflated after use. You can acquire them in various ways, including at the beginning of the adventure and when you speak to Mii characters who come to the castle town via StreetPass. You can also purchase Poké Diamonds at the shop in the castle town via Nintendo eShop.

You'll be able to download Pokémon Rumble World from Nintendo eShop starting April 8, 2015.

In-game purchases are available and allow for quicker progress through the game.

Sources: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/ex/m-scramble/, http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-video-games/pokemon-rumble-world/ and http://www.nintendo.co.jp/3ds/eshop/kcfa/index.html

Nintendo of Europe has confirmed that the free download codes for Mewtwo will be distributed in spring 2015 for players that register both versions of Super Smash Bros for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Participants who qualify before 22:59 (UK time) on January 20th, 2015 can receive both the soundtrack CD and the free Mewtwo download codes but have until March 31st, 2015 to register both games in order to get just the free Mewtwo codes. Mewtwo will be made available to purchase as add-on content later in 2015 though for those that missed registering or only purchased one version of the game.

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Source: http://www.nintendo.co.uk/Campaigns/Super-Smash-Bros-Club-Nintendo-Promotion/Super-Smash-Bros-Club-Nintendo-Promotion-937174.html

Japanese players that purchase and register Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire can receive a special Gekkouga (ゲッコウガ). The special distribution was announced in the November 6th, 2014 Japanese Nintendo Direct by Nintendo President Satoru Iwata. Players must register both games on Club Nintendo between November 21st, 2014 and January 20th, 2015. The special serial code to receive Gekkouga in ORAS will be distributed from December 9th, 2014 until January 29th, 2015. Gekkouga will have the same moves that it has in Super Smash Bros. and they are: Water Shuriken, Hydro Pump, Shadow Sneak and Substitute.

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The offical Japanese Pokémon website updated on November 7th, 2014 to reveal more details. Gekkouga is Male, level 36, has the OT SmaBro (スマブラ) and has the ability Protean (へんげんじざい).

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Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/ex/oras/campaign/20141107_01.html

Nintendo of Europe has announced that those that register a copy of Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire or Super Smash Bros for Nintendo 3DS in addition to registering a Nintendo 3DS or 2DS on Club Nintendo will receive a free download code for a game of their choice from a selection of games. One of the free games people can get is Pokémon Art Academy. Full details are listed in the press release.

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Expand your collection of top titles with the Nintendo 3DS Winter 2014 Bonus Game Promotion

11th September 2014 – With the winter season on its way, Nintendo has today announced a new promotion for Nintendo 3DS and 2DS systems, the Nintendo 3DS Winter 2014 Bonus Game Promotion, which is sure to appeal to users looking to expand their game collection in preparation for the colder months!

To take part in the Nintendo 3DS Winter 2014 Bonus Game Promotion, participants simply need to do both of the following:

  • Register a Nintendo 2DS, Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 3DS XL system with Club Nintendo between 11th September 2014 and 12th January 2015 (23:59 local time); and…
  • Register a copy of Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (releasing 3rd October ), Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire (both releasing 28th November) with Club Nintendo between 3rd October 2014 and 12th January 2015 (23:59 local time), and fill out the software registration survey – a required action if the copy of the game is purchased at retail.

In return, participants can request a free download code to download one of the following games from Nintendo eShop:

  • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
  • Yoshi's New Island
  • Kirby: Triple Deluxe
  • Mario Golf: World Tour
  • Mario Party: Island Tour
  • Pokémon Art Academy

The free download code can be requested via a user’s Club Nintendo account, with the download code request needing to be completed by 12th February 2015 (23:59 local time). The download code will expire on 12th March 2015 (23:59 local time), and therefore will need to be redeemed by this time. Please note that Club Nintendo members whose age is below the age rating of a game cannot request a download code for that game.

Source: http://www.nintendo.co.uk/News/2014/September/Expand-your-collection-of-top-titles-with-the-Nintendo-3DS-Winter-2014-Bonus-Game-Promotion-917410.html
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