There's a new Nintendo promotion at McDonald's in the UK - although some fans have raised questions about the new Mario figurine.
Nintendo is happy because its Wii console has shifted a meaty 5 million on home turf in Japan, GamesIndustry.biz reports.
Nintendo has continued its winning streak in the US, finishing comfortably ahead of opposition for hardware sales in 2007.
Nintendo has said that Mario Party 8 will be re-released on 3rd August.
Nintendo has recalled all copies of Mario Party 8 in the UK due to it containing an offensive word, GamesIndustry.biz is reporting.
Nintendo has spread word that Mario Party 8 won't be out this Friday as planned.
Nintendo has confirmed that Mario Party 8 will be disco-dancing onto European shelves on 22nd June.
With the game having been quietly unveiled on Nintendo's website in September, Mario Party 8 has now been seen in the wild during the Nintendo World event in Japan.
According to reports, it's due out sometime in 2007, with six playable demos shown off in Nagoya - and it sounds like it's sticking to the series tradition of a board game starring Mario characters with mini-games scattered throughout.
Except in this case obviously the mini-games make use of the Wii remote, with lassoing, shaking, tilting, steering, rotating and shooting among the activities mentioned.