REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2018--`The Game Awards highlights some of the biggest games of the year, and Nintendo is inviting fans to join in on the celebrations with big discounts on some fan-favorite games. From now until Dec. 10 at 8:59 a.m. PT, Nintendo is offering up to 50 percent off select Nintendo Switch digital titles, including games that have been nominated for awards and more.

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The Game Awards highlights some of the biggest games of the year, and Nintendo is inviting fans to join in on the celebrations with big discounts on some fan-favorite games. (Graphic: Business Wire)

Fans can visit Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch or Nintendo.com/tga now for discounts on digital versions of the game , which won “Best Family Game” at The Game Awards 2017; , which won “Best Action Game” at The Game Awards 2017; , which recently launched for the Nintendo Switch system in November; and the critically acclaimed role-playing game . Other digital games featured in the sale that are nominated for awards at tonight’s The Game Awards include (nominated for “Game of the Year” and “Best Independent Game,” among others), (nominated for “Best Action Game,” among others), (nominated for “Best Family Game”) and (nominated for “Best Action Game”).

“Nintendo is joining The Game Awards today in celebrating creative and technical excellence in the video game industry,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “With discounts on several digital games in Nintendo eShop from Nintendo and our publishing partners around the world, many of which are nominated for awards in this year’s show, we are excited to be giving fans the opportunity to enjoy these celebrated games at a great value.”

The discounted games that are part of the sale include the following:

All games included in the sale will be available for purchase in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch or directly at https://www.nintendo.com/tga. My Nintendo members will also earn Gold Points on qualifying purchases.

Visit https://www.youtube.com/thegameawards to tune into The Game Awards, which streams live tonight beginning at 5:30 p.m. PT.

If you’re heading to stores this holiday, you can also pick up some additional deals on physical products. Nintendo’s holiday deals include a yellow-and-red Nintendo 2DS system with the Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS game pre-installed at a suggested retail price of only $79.99. Nintendo also recently launched a set of two Joy-Con Wheel accessories. For more information about Nintendo, visit https://www.nintendo.com/. To check out Nintendo’s interactive holiday gift guide, visit https://happyholidays.nintendo.com/.

Nintendo eShop features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card, PayPal or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at retailers in store and online, and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account.

Remember that Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family of systems feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about other features, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/.

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 730 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 https://www.nintendo.com/.

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