Friday Update with E3 webpage, shares at a new high, Super Mario Odyssey trademark, Sengoku and more news!
● Nintendo opened up their E3 webpage with links to the presentations on both YouTube and niconico (with Japanese subtitles) as well as the Splatoon 2, ARMS and Pokkén Tournament DX tournaments. Four more days!
● Nintendo Co., Ltd. shares went up by 2.47% today to 34,820 after their drop following the Pokémon Direct, and are at the new highest level since October 2008.
● The latest trademark application filed by Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a three-dimensional trademark for the Super Mario Odyssey hat for the purpose of clothing etc.
● Hamster will publish the classic beat-em-up ACA NEOGEO Sengoku Denshou on the Nintendo Switch eShop next week (15 June 2017) priced at ¥823.
● Super Meat Boy Forever is now an almost certainty for Nintendo Switch after this latest tweet from Team Meat!
● No Nintendo Switch consoles went on sale again today on the My Nintendo Store which will make at least nine days out of stock now.
● Nintendo updated their IR Calendar for the 2017 financial year ending March 2018 with:-
Sep. 30, 2017 Record Date for Interim Dividends for the 78th Fiscal Year
Jul. 26, 2017 Three Months Earnings Release
Jun. 29, 2017 The 77th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
Apr. 28, 2017 Fiscal Year Financial Results Briefing
Apr. 27, 2017 Fiscal Year Earnings Release
● A couple of Splatoon 2 collaborations today: the first with Tower Records and their 2017 Summer Sale including the sale of T-shirts, caps etc and a Wet Floor ‘Inkoming!’ CD. The other collaboration is with the Kyoto Aquarium with a Splash Time water fight, squid-themed ecological exhibitions, exclusive merchandise, photo opportunities and more.
● Square Enix apologised for the lack of manual with Seiken Densetsu Collection and published the original Game Boy and Super Famicom manuals online (here) and said that they will add manuals to future copies of Seiken Densetsu Collection.
● And in mobile news: Pokémon: Magikarp Jump updated to Version 1.1.0 with quite a bit of new content, Fire Emblem Heroes saw the return of Grand Hero Battle: Zephiel The Liberator. and Miitomo added the first ‘It’s showtime! Miitomo Magic Show’ Miitomo Drop stage.