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12:30 PM on 08.29.2014

Nintendo offers free Smash Bros. OST if you buy both versions

Nintendo has a pretty cool promotion going on for all you Smash Bros. fans out there. If you buy both versions of the upcoming game on the 3DS and Wii U, you'll get a free soundtrack. It looks like there are two discs, r...

Chris Carter


7:30 PM on 08.04.2014

Club Nintendo now offering Star Fox 64 and seven other games

Nintendo has added a fresh set of games to Club Nintendo and it looks like I'm sitting this one out again -- can't go spending my precious remaining Coins on just anything. This set will be available until September 7: Super...

Jordan Devore



Final reminder: It's the last day to get your free Wii U game with Mario Kart 8 photo
Final reminder: It's the last day to get your free Wii U game with Mario Kart 8
by Jordan Devore

If you ordered Mario Kart 8 and somehow neglected to register your copy for one of the free Wii U games Nintendo is giving out, this is the final day to do so.

Just redeem the code printed on the insert using Club Nintendo, or link your Club Nintendo account to your Wii U before buying Mario Kart 8 if you're getting the title digitally.

The choices are, again, Pikmin 3, The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, New Super Mario Bros. U, and Wii Party U in North America. Europe is offering those, plus Game & Wario, Sonic Lost World, Nintendo Land, The Wonderful 101, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, and Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. (What'd you get, by the way?)

Most of you who were going to register Mario Kart 8 probably did so already, so here's a potentially more useful nudge: don't forget to check your status in the Deluxe Digital Promotion if you're a Wii U Deluxe Set owner. You might just have a $5 eShop code in there.

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5:30 PM on 07.16.2014

Cute Yoshi plush added to Club Nintendo in Japan

This morning, Nintendo announced its rewards for Gold and Platinum Club Nintendo members, and all of them were digitally-distributed games. Not bad games, mind you, but certainly disappointing for folks who were expecting at ...

Jordan Devore

11:30 AM on 07.16.2014

Every Club Nintendo Platinum reward is digital this year

Well, this is disappointing. Although Nintendo used to release cool products like hats and statues for its Club Nintendo Platinum members, this year it's all digital. Yep, both the Platinum and Gold ranks are digital-only, wi...

Chris Carter



This month's Club Nintendo rewards include Paper Mario, Kid Icarus photo
This month's Club Nintendo rewards include Paper Mario, Kid Icarus
by Jordan Devore

The Club Nintendo game rewards for this month are in. Hope you aren't averse to repeats:

  • Donkey Kong Jr. (Wii U) - 200 Coins
  • 3D Classics: Kid Icarus (3DS) - 200 Coins
  • Paper Mario (Wii/Wii U) - 250 Coins
  • Metal Torrent (3DS) - 200 Coins

I'd be all over Paper Mario if it were possible to play on Wii U without using Wii Mode. Like, how sweet would full-on GamePad support be? The sweetest.

Nintendo hasn't yet announced this year's rewards for Elite members who have obtained Gold or Platinum status at Club Nintendo, but that info should be coming before too long.

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10:41 AM on 06.10.2014

New digital Club Nintendo rewards include Mario Party 2

Every so often Club Nintendo switches up its digital rewards, and today, you can grab the following -- Electroplankton (3DS), Kirby's Dream Land (3DS), Kirby's Adventure (Wii U), and Mario Party 2 (Wii/Wii U). You can bu...

Chris Carter

4:45 PM on 05.30.2014

Club Nintendo experiencing sporadic outages today

Remember, you can register Mario Kart 8 today for a free Wii U game from the select list, but it appears as if there's a massive amount of traffic on the site at the moment, and the login servers have been hit pretty har...

Chris Carter

1:30 PM on 05.30.2014

Reminder: Register Mario Kart 8 for a free game

Did you stay up late for Mario Kart 8? It wasn't too bad of a wait here on the west coast. Most of you are probably aware that Nintendo is offering a free Wii U game with your purchase, though here's a reminder on the off cha...

Jordan Devore

11:30 PM on 05.29.2014

This Mario Kart 8 shirt is for Japanese Club Nintendo members only

Just look at this awesome shirt that members of the Japanese Club Nintendo are getting. Meanwhile, I'm stuck wishing I had enough coins for the things I wanted. It's available today for those lucky enough to live in Japan for...

Brittany Vincent

2:00 AM on 05.13.2014

Club Nintendo physical rewards return with sweet Mario and Luigi pouches

If you've been saving up your precious coins at Club Nintendo for some sweet physical rewards since the reward redemption area on the official Club Nintendo page was undergoing renovations, you're in luck. The physical goodie...

Brittany Vincent





3:30 PM on 02.10.2014

Nintendo updates Club Nintendo rewards, adds Mario RPG

Nintendo has updated their Club Nintendo digital rewards for February, and on the 3DS side, you're getting Donkey Kong Jr. (150 Coins) and Pictobits (150 Coins). In the Wii and Wii U arena, there's Punch Out!! (200 Coins), an...

Chris Carter

11:00 AM on 01.31.2014

These Club Nintendo Animal Crossing posters are 'dawwsome

I know people that are still playing Animal Crossing: New Leaf. Heck, I know people that are still playing old Animal Crossing games. Such is the staying power of this Nintendo franchise, and now, you can celeb...

Chris Carter

2:00 PM on 01.15.2014

Club Nintendo switches game rewards, adds F-Zero

Club Nintendo has shifted its digital rewards around a bit as of this week. As of right now, you can grab Game & Watch: Cement Factory (100 Coins, 3DS), Spin Six (150 Coins, 3DS), F-Zero (200 Coins, Wii U VC), and 1080 Sn...

Chris Carter

9:00 AM on 01.15.2014

Nintendo restocks coveted Club Nintendo 3DS case

Back in 2012, Nintendo released a pretty sweet looking 3DS game card case on Club Nintendo, and it sold out in days. Fast forward to 2014, and there's actually a new case in town, and this time it heavily features Z...

Chris Carter

8:00 AM on 01.02.2014

Those Club Nintendo Luigi statues are all gone

After announcing that the Year of Luigi had been extended into 2014, Iwata nonchalantly dropped an amazing Dark Moon themed statue on us. Saying it would be "available soon," all of us assumed that it would arrive sometime in...

Chris Carter