Small Weekend Update:Nintendo of America Apply For Mario & Luigi Trademark, Plus More News!

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● Nintendo of America Inc. recently applied for a new MARIO & LUIGI trademark in Argentina for purposes including video game and smartphone software. This doesn’t mean that a new title is coming, but it does mean that the name is still on Nintendo’s radar.

● CoroCoro Comic announced a new multimedia project (game + manga) Solomon Program with a Switch version planned. The issue of MiraCoro Comic Ver.2.0, available on 17 January, will come with a demo code. Artwork posted here.

● FDG Entertainment announced that the Nintendo Switch version of Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King has sold over 100,000 units worldwide.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp saw new Scallop Scoop-Up Goals with red, yellow, and purple noble scallops all appearing.

Fire Emblem Heroes saw a new Grand Hero Battle with Travant: King of Thracia, plus several other weekend events detailed at this post.

Super Mario Run saw the return of the Weekend Spotlight: Retro Items event. Check out the full list of items and appearance rates here.

● Check out several new construction photos for Super Nintendo World here and photos from this year’s Nintendo Recruitment Book here.

● Watch the opening movie for Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers here and the second promo video for Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 7 here.

● And check out Japanese magazine adverts for Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore here and Void Terrarium here.