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The Summer of Nintendo Switch: DIY Fun and Adventure Games for the Family


Featured in a nationwide media tour, amazing games like Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze get you geared up for a summer of fun.

NEW YORK (PRWEB) July 30, 2018

For all of your family gatherings and vacation road trips this summer, Nintendo Switch is the perfect video game system to keep you and your family entertained.

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  • Nintendo Switch:

This popular video game system combines the power of a home console with the flexibility of a portable system. While playing best-selling games like Super Mario Odyssey and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe or the latest games like Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, you can quickly and easily take the traditional home console experience on the go. Play all of the best games anytime, anywhere this summer!

  • DIY Adventure with Nintendo Labo:

Experience a whole new way to interact with Nintendo Switch as you "Make, Play and Discover" with Nintendo Labo. The cardboard kits offer an interactive experience with the fun of DIY creations – build and play with a piano, an RC car, a fishing rod or even a motorbike!

Nintendo partnered with Chris Byrne, The Toy Guy, along with D S Simon Media and YourUpdate.TV on a nationwide media tour highlighting the ways families can have summer fun playing together on Nintendo Switch. Featured games during the media tour included:

o    Super Mario Odysse y is a massive, globe-trotting 3D adventure starring Mario and his new ally Cappy.
o    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the classic racing franchise that everyone can play together.
o    Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze lets two people play together at the same time as different Kong characters.
o    Mario Tennis Aces is a fun head-to-head sports game that's perfect for summer.
o    Nintendo Labo offers multiple unique kits that let users build fun items out of cardboard, play with them using Nintendo Switch and even invent new ways to play.

About Nintendo:
The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.6 billion video games and more than 725 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™ and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company's website at

About YourUpdateTV:
YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content, produced by award-winning video communications firm, D S Simon Media ( It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology.

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