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Reminder: Club Nintendo Closes in Europe on 30th September

Club Nintendo Closes in Europe on 30th September

Time is ticking

It happened long ago in North America, but Club Nintendo is about to close in Europe - due to time zones it's already happening (at the time of writing) in Australia. If you have stars remaining now is the time to use them. 30th September is the date, so the hours are ticking down to grab items before it closes down for good. The...

News: The Club Nintendo Goodbye Coin Has, Well, Said Goodbye

The Club Nintendo Goodbye Coin Has, Well, Said Goodbye

So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen...

What happens when you release a relatively cheap silver-plated coin with a little velvet bag, and it happens to be a 'Goodbye Coin' for Club Nintendo in PAL territories? The hosting website struggles to survive the influx of hits, of course. Our very own editorial director Damien McFerran - in the interests of...

News: Club Nintendo Goodbye Coin Now Available in Europe and Australia

Club Nintendo Goodbye Coin Now Available in Europe and Australia

The long farewell

Nintendo of Europe is somewhat dragging out the Club Nintendo farewell in Europe and Australia, in the process forcing many to go through many, many surveys to try and get the final goodies. A Nintendo Sound Selection Double CD was pitched as the final physical reward in the territories ahead of the service closing on 30th...

News: European Club Nintendo Has a Lovely Last Hurrah With the Nintendo Sound Selection Double CD

European Club Nintendo Has a Lovely Last Hurrah With the Nintendo Sound Selection Double CD

The end is nigh

Club Nintendo ends in PAL regions on 30th September, and Nintendo of Europe has been adding various goodies to its catalogue in the EU and Australia in the run up to its closure. It's now added what appears to be the final hurrah for the service, and it's rather attractive. It's a double CD of "credit rolls and ending themes",...

News: Card Matching Game And Kirby's Dream Blanket Appear In European Club Nintendo Stars Catalogue

Card Matching Game And Kirby's Dream Blanket Appear In European Club Nintendo Stars Catalogue

Blanket coverage

Club Nintendo's death rattle continues, with two more items being added to the Stars Catalogue in order to tempt you to part with your soon-to-be-redundant virtual currency. First up is a Super Mario card matching game, which includes 60 cards, "each adorned with a Super Mario-themed design." Cards measure approximately 6cm x...

News: Club Nintendo Adds Some Snappy Coaster Sets in PAL Territories

Club Nintendo Adds Some Snappy Coaster Sets in PAL Territories

Drink with style

Club Nintendo in Europe and Australia has evolved into a source of unnecessary cruelty, as a number of members have likely already blown their remaining balances on a lamp, download code or a myriad of other options. Now there are new products, and what are some of the priciest drink coasters - in virtual money, at least - that...

News: Awesome Mario Kart Trophies Are Now Up for Grabs on Club Nintendo in Europe and Australia

Awesome Mario Kart Trophies Are Now Up for Grabs on Club Nintendo in Europe and Australia

Star Power

Club Nintendo is all wrapped up in North America and it's heading towards its end date in PAL territories, too. Fans of the service in Europe and Australia can still grab some goodies with their remaining Stars, however, and some particularly awesome rewards have just been added. All of these Mario Kart trophies are up for grabs, and...

News: Mario Kart 8 Soundtrack CD Club Nintendo Reward Powerslides Into View

Mario Kart 8 Soundtrack CD Club Nintendo Reward Powerslides Into View

The perfect driving accompaniment

Club Nintendo might be about to close soon in Europe (it's already finished in North America), but in the meantime Nintendo is still being generous with the goodies on offer for dedicated Stars collectors in the region. For only 3000 Stars in Europe (2000 in Australia) you can now grab the Mario Kart 8 Original...

Reminder: North American Club Nintendo Rewards Will Disappear Very Soon

North American Club Nintendo Rewards Will Disappear Very Soon

You have until 11:59pm Pacific on 30th June

Club Nintendo, oh how we'll miss you. A new rewards program is due this Fall, and the curtain is starting to close on the service that - despite some flaws - had become part of the furniture in Nintendo gaming. In PAL territories such as Europe the service and its catalogue will remain open until 30th...

News: The Captain Toad Figurine Lamp is Now Lighting Up Club Nintendo in PAL Territories

The Captain Toad Figurine Lamp is Now Lighting Up Club Nintendo in PAL Territories

Just look at it

Club Nintendo is going through a longer farewell in PAL territories than in North America - which closes very soon, we'll post a reminder - and is still introducing some charming new items to separate us from our final stars. One that was promised was the Captain Toad Figurine Lamp, which has now popped up in Europe and Australia...

News: ​The Prices of the Remaining Physical Goods on Club Nintendo in North America Have Been Reduced

​The Prices of the Remaining Physical Goods on Club Nintendo in North America Have Been Reduced

Some are as much as 50% off!

As most of you are aware, Club Nintendo's days are numbered. About a month ago, Nintendo announced that a new loyalty program would be replacing it later this year, with Club Nintendo set to shut down for good on 30th June. Shortly after the announcement was made, Nintendo made a plethora of new downloadable games and...

Weirdness: eBay Listings for the Club Nintendo Majora's Mask Light Set a High Price

eBay Listings for the Club Nintendo Majora's Mask Light Set a High Price

Nintendo should really sell more of this stuff

In this latest entry of 'the internet does the strangest things', we have the entrepreneurial activities around the Club Nintendo Majora's Mask Light, pictured above. Listed earlier today on Club Nintendo in PAL territories, the cool but rather modest light - measuring just 12cm by 12cm - is already...

News: PAL Gamers Can Brighten Their Day With This Club Nintendo Majora's Mask Light

PAL Gamers Can Brighten Their Day With This Club Nintendo Majora's Mask Light

Not a terrible fate at all

We're well into the final stretch of Club Nintendo's existence, putting the pressure on us all to spend our last coins and stars before the service shuts down for good. Nintendo of Europe has been gradually adding new items to tempt us in that quest, and the latest addition is one of the best yet. As you can see in the...

News: Nintendo Reveals the Final Club Nintendo Elite Rewards

Nintendo Reveals the Final Club Nintendo Elite Rewards

Lots of games on offer, retail and download-only

The time has come for Club Nintendo members in North America - the last set of Elite Status rewards. It's the end of an era, and a final hurrah for everyone with a Gold or Platinum status that can be redeemed for an extra treat. As per last year the selection consists entirely of downloads. There...