We suspect, based on our community game nights and events — they will return! — that Mario Kart 7 is pretty high on a number of favourite game lists. The franchise is also the classic multiplayer experience on Nintendo systems, successfully bringing out the most competitive instincts in players.
Naturally, if you play with friends you may want to up the ante, so the new Mario Kart trophies available on Club Nintendo Europe may be worth a look. They cost a fair amount at 5000 stars each, so you'd better start filling out surveys now.
Will you be blowing your collected stars on these, or are they out of your budget? We'll keep an eye out for their appearance in North America, too.
Woah. Those are pretty darn cool! o_o
Well, i'll start adding stars again then, i need that Lightning one badly.
I would be all over those if they came to NA.
They're just cheap plastic last time I heard about them. Not worth 5000 stars. I recently spent all my stars on a Mushroom Kingdom figurine and 3DS card case.
I knew I was saving up my stars for a reason, now I just ordered myself that awesome Lightning trophy to go with my Shell trophy!
I was going to save up for a second SNES pad but this could convince me instead...
Damn! I've been checking Club Nintendo every day for months, looking for new items (Since I missed the Yoshi WiiU case). We need more items in NA Club Nintendo!
@SphericalCrusher Totally aggree! I am shocked at how amazing the club nintendo awards are overseas, our NA club Nintendo is completely lame compared to theirs
Just ordered the mushroom, haven't wanted anything on the stars catalogue in 4-5 years this is awesome
Earlier this year, I won the Shell Cup at an Expo.
It'd be awesome if they were offering the Mushroom Cup as a prize at the next Expo later this year. I love the look of that one.
Come on North America! I want that mushroom cup!!'
o gosh im jealous we need those in NA club nintendo so coool
Oh look, something nice that won't be added to the 16 crappy rewards we already have in NA.
wow i would so be over that Lightning one O_O but thats alot of points to save up
Omg.. I didn't know I needed them in life until now.
I've got 2,000 coins in my NOA account - please can we have those too!
@Burning_Spear same here, same here.
@ledreppe I've been looking at that figurine recently, is it good?
That shell trophy is pimp-tight.
I was pleasently surprised by the quality of it! Although I couldn't help feeling it was rather expensive, and maybe I could've spent my stars on something else. It'll sit proud on my gaming shelves, collecting dust obviously.
FU, NOA. Why does NOE get all the cool stuff?
Just orderd the Lightning Trophy 8D
@DestinyMan @Luigi Tornado
Europe never had games as rewards... We can still have Nintendo points cards. For 1000 points we just have to register 16 games!
USA had Mario Rpg for 200 coins...
@UnseatingKDawg @DestinyMan @LUIGITORNADO
The vast majority of the EU Club Nintendo rewards are absolutely terrible. Notepads or stickers. The US rewards are regularly updated and include games but this is the first new thing on the EU eshop in ages. The MK7 trophies need about 30 games worth of points.
@andreoni79 i think the only games we have had in the EU/UK star catalog is Mario Tenice (GBA) Game and watch collection on DS and a physical Game & Watch game.
@Nintenjoe64 & @andreoni79 Thank-you for pointing that out to the ppl who are unaware on this.
@Nintenjoe64 It's a trade-off, because NoA's rewards are basically what you're describing. You guys get cool trophies, and we get game rewards that are sometimes good, and we both get a lot of useless garbage. To be honest I'd still rather have the trophies.
Still waiting for something worthwhile. I was going to get the Mario laces, but naturally they're gone...I've still got surveys to do; sure wish the website was less clunky!
Wow, again? I guess there's not much hope we'll see these in the US... oh well...
I'm really tired of seeing the same stuff in North America, please bring these, or something else.
Man wish those would come to NA.
I got the Green Shell trophy, when they first offered it. It's very beautiful.
I want those on the Australian Club Nintendo!
Hmmmm 15,000 stars what to do?
Man, I hope those come to Latin America!
Oh wait... the Club Nintendo would have to be available here first.
after i ordered the pikmin keyring i have like 2000 stars now ._.
I'm jealous. I'd get one if they brought it to NA. Who cares if it's cheap plastic. They're awesome looking.
That Lightning Cup!
I really want the huge Special Cup trophy!
I actually hate Mario Kart 7 a lot, but those trophies are awesome.
I need some more stars
@Nintenjoe64: While I can agree that notepads and stickers are terrible, the US shop isn't updated regularly outside of new game downloads.
Know what? Let's just agree that Japan has it best, and that just sucks.
How many stars do you guys accumulate with a system or a game?
I really wish NA had some dope stuff...ahhh. I want that lighting bolt trophy.
Already had the banana, mushroom and shell ones from the last time they were on. This is the first time the lightning one is on too though, ordered it right away! That will be 6 cups I'll have, including the Leaf and Special cup trophies too. But now I'm all out of stars. I hope that, when they come, I'll have enough to purchase both the Flower and Star cups as well!
YAY!!!! NA club nintendo still has mostly garbage while UK gets key chains, wii points cards, music CDs, an NA platinum reward and these..... plus a few other decent things
Already have the Shell trophy the last time they put it up. May get the lighting one this time if I have enough points saved up.
FFFF Those are awesome!
What is the star to coin ratio? If these were in NA, would they be 500 coins each?
You get 250 stars for each Wii U and 3ds game you add to your account.
Ok I will be short 650 stars if I add my unused codes. Not worth it to get codes only. If I was only short one then ya I would have. Ah well I still have my shell one.
Have 2000 atm, I just hope they're not out of stock again by the time I get 5000...
@PinkSpider I've been registering games since the GC days and only collected about half that in total. Let me guess, you buy/register every Nintendo game available? lol
i've got the Banana Cup trophy last time around because the Green Shell was sold out immediately. And now i don't have enough stars... poor me
BTW: they are expensive but worth it. Very high quality and NOT made of plastic!
I'm quite jealous.
Anyone know how much that would be in coins?
Anybody having trouble registering games lately? I keep getting errors and problems =(
I want the Mushroom Cup,the Green Shell Cup and the Banana Cup!
@A-rae Seems like it'd be about 1200.
I still got so many games to register...
Sometimes I think the US Club gets overstocked items from other clubs... I caved a year or two ago and bought my own SNES and NES Wiimote attachments from a pro who puts classic controller parts in those shells. Works great, but I'd given up on the US store giving us cool controllers.
That Mushroom trophy looks beautiful... but 5000? I wonder how many games you'd have to buy before they expire by July 2015. Is that 5000 coins for anyone who lives in America?
DAMNIT NoE GIVE IT TO 'MURICA CAWZ UR SPOLING THE DAMN EURPIANS
Come on who cares about those games you can just get anywhere instead of these awesome rewards?
I wish the Aussie Club Nintendo would get these I have a heap of stars waiting to be used, but all we get is pikmin tote bags and note books
Please come to NA!
@One-Winged-Pit I would never waste coins on a game I can buy for cash. With my luck, the second I gave up my coins, they'd offer something really cool that I then couldn't afford.
Just bring back the loving SNES controller, I have 9050 points waiting for that loving thing.
Watch the profanity please — TBD
@Obito_Tennyson No It wont. We get 250Stars for Wii U and 3DS games and 200 - 250Stars for Wii and DS games. The Wii U and Wii is 1000 Stars worth. 3DS 750Stars. DS 500Stars.
I will get one of the Trophies as soon as my Wii U got registered! x3
These are better than the Club Nintendo of America's Platinum Rewards, and they aren't even Platinum Rewards. Well, there's always eBay...
And America gets......
That green shell looks as if its about to fire a massive green laser beam! Target locked: Sony HQ.
I would get one, if not for two key problems:
1. I don't have anywhere near enough Stars
2. I live in Allforgottenaboutland, aka Oceania
Oceania? Let me guess.... New Zealand maybe? Or is it one of the smaller islands?
Guess we really are a mixed community from the world over...
@JaxonH: Actually it's mainland Australia, but by saying "Oceania" I include the other even more forgotten places as well. Basically I feel as though Nintendo of Europe is still in the 1600s and doesn't know that we even exist...
I do notice that a lot actually. I remember reading the articles about Metroid Prime Trilogy not getting a steelcase in Australia, the only region not to get one. Don't get me wrong, here in the US I miss out on some things, like the Xenoblade LE packaged with Red Pro Controller and the Pandora's Tower steelcase, and we ALL miss out on the cool things Japan gets- all the amazing 3DS models, the Wii U models and bundles, the JP only games like Yakuza HD, but I really can't complain.
I just wish they'd announce that extended Gamepad battery for NA. It releases Oct 4 in EU (not sure whether that includes your region as well). Nintendo controllers have never been region locked, so I doubt the battery for a controller would be. Maybe it can be imported or something...
@JaxonH: We haven't even received a Wii U price drop in Australia, let alone heard any news about the upgraded GamePad battery or white Premium Pack. And I already got the most worthwhile items from the Australian Club Nintendo Stars Catalogue (G&W Collection 1 and 2), so now it's a matter of waiting for a CN update.
Still junk. I was about 500 points short of the SNES Classic Controller when it went out of stock. (Only thing I actually wanted). Got one of the game cases but I am not bothered about at all about tat like this.
Those trophies are sweet! I wonder how much a complete set will go for on eBay???
I was about to reach 7000 stars soon with Zelda, AC IV and Watch_dogs, but I'm not sure they will propose better in the following month... So I spent 5000 stars for a toad trophée
Ugh, I only have 2450 stars...
Just ordered the Mushroom Trophy! YAY.. Shipping may take 4 weeks. :3
@DestinyMan Yes, I have a good reason to complain about it, it's only a few countries that have it.
I'm sorry, I'm just bitter. They habe so much cool stuff I can't get my hands on T.T
Europe gets all the cool stuff and NA gets left out in the cold.
Geez, only the SUPER GAMERS can get one of these.
Does anyone in the UK / Europer have any points cards they're not using to help me get 2000 points to get hold of one of these!?
I doubt anyone would give you 8 game codes.
Also if these are still up tomorrow I am ordering the Lightning one!
Also you Americans, quit complaining!
You get everything early and so many games that never come to Europe!
my lightning trophy terned up this morning 8D.... i would have posted erlyer.. my net has bean going mad to day -_-
wait... WHAT?! I need to go play Mario Kart 7 now
I gots the Banana one !!
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