Nintendo’s Aussie Delights

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By June Ramli

Melbourne, Oct 7: Kirsty Twohill, the PR and Media Specialist for Nintendo Australia, recently shared some exciting updates for Nintendo Switch fans in Australia and New Zealand.
With several highly anticipated game releases and special edition consoles, Nintendo enthusiasts have plenty to look forward to.

The upcoming game releases include:

  1. Detective Picka Returns (Released on October 6, 2023): Fans of Detective Picka can already enjoy the latest installment.
  2. Super Mario Bros. Wonder (Release Date: October 20, 2023): Super Mario fans can dive into new adventures later this month.
  3. Warrior Wear Move It (Release Date: November 3, 2023): Get ready for a wild collection of microgames in Warrior Wear Move It.
  4. Super Mario RPG (Release Date: November 17, 2023): Mario’s RPG adventure is set to captivate players.
  5. Pokémon Scarlett and Pokémon Violette (Hidden Treasure of Area Zero DLC – Coming in Summer): More Pokémon adventures await in the upcoming DLC.

In addition to these game releases, Nintendo recently unveiled the Nintendo Switch OLED Model Mario Red Edition.
This limited edition console features special red Joy-Cons, a unique dock with hidden coins, and a high-quality OLED screen for vibrant colors.
Regarding events and promotions, Twohill mentioned that PAX Australia 2023 was a significant event, offering attendees hands-on experiences with Super Mario Bros.
While no further exclusive events were mentioned, Nintendo continues to engage with its community through social media channels and the official website.
Nintendo Australia is actively involved in supporting the local gaming community, evident through events like the AU/NZ Championships for games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Splatoon 3, where winners get the chance to represent their region at the world championships in Tokyo.
As for family-friendly games, Twohill recommends titles like Super Mario Bros., known for its accessibility and smart steering feature, making it enjoyable for players of all skill levels.
Nintendo Switch offers a variety of couch multiplayer games, providing opportunities for bonding and fun with family and friends.
While there are no plans for Australian-specific merchandise or collaborations at the moment, Nintendo fans can stay updated on news and announcements through Nintendo’s official website and its social media channels on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Finally, for technical assistance and customer support, players can visit Nintendo’s official website,, and submit a support ticket.
There’s also a dedicated tech services team throughout Australia that is able to assist with product-related issues.
For more insights into Nintendo’s plans and offerings, let’s listen to the entire interview with Twohill here.

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