It’s the week’s biggest Nintendo news stories and the Arlopinions that accompany them! In this edition: New games hit NSO; Pokemon happy meal cards cause a scalping frenzy; Post Malone goes creepy for Pokemon; Nintendo World might have pulled a cactus from a fan mod; Pokemon rumble dev is dissolved and absorbed; Switch has officially reached the middle of its life; the reason Platinum has been so quiet about Bayonetta 3’s development; and MORE!!!

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Additional footage by packattack04082, JohnAwesome, Zebra Gamer, WiiLikeToPlay, and AweomeFaceProd.

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New NSO games
https://youtu.be/xEPJJG4yypo

Switch best January
https://twitter.com/MatPiscatella/status/1360227167196434436?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1360227167196434436%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_c10&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nintendolife.com%2Fnews%2F2021%2F02%2Fswitch_just_recorded_the_strongest_january_sales_of_any_games_console_since_the_wii_in_2010_us

Switch middle of life
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/as_switch_hits_the_middle_of_its_life_cycle_nintendo_is_confident_it_will_overtake_the_wii

Nintendo doc series
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/streaming_service_crackle_to_premiere_five-part_documentary_series_about_nintendos_history_next_month

Nintendo employee book
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/437762268/gamemaster-classified

Early Mario Galaxy footage
https://youtu.be/j9R1EmwxmEQ

BotW debug dungeon
https://youtu.be/EkHHiEWr7ck

Bayo 3 quiet
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/platinum_seems_to_have_explained_why_its_so_quiet_about_bayonetta_3

E3 digital this year
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/the_esa_confirms_new_details_about_its_upcoming_all-digital_three-day_e3_event

Nintendo World cactus
https://twitter.com/meatball_132/status/1358157119351123970?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1358157119351123970%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_c10&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nintendolife.com%2Fnews%2F2021%2F02%2Frandom_oops_super_nintendo_worlds_cactus_seems_to_be_lifted_from_a_fan-made_game
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/scalpers_and_collectors_buy_up_mcdonalds_pokemon_happy_meals

Three Houses outfit weirdness
https://twitter.com/DeathChaos25/status/1358820210980122625?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1358820210980122625%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_c10&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nintendolife.com%2Fnews%2F2021%2F02%2Frumour_updated_art_in_new_fire_emblem_trailer_sparks_hope_for_three_houses_news

Pokemon happy meal scalpers
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/scalpers_and_collectors_buy_up_mcdonalds_pokemon_happy_meals

Pokemon Company on it
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/pokemon_combats_scalpers_by_promising_to_print_more_trading_cards

Pokemon card auction
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/full_first_edition_pokemon_tcg_set_smashes_another_record_at_auction

Pokemon card academy
https://youtu.be/608MuM7VtBA

Pokemon World Championships delayed again
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/pokemon_world_championships_pushed_back_to_2022_will_still_take_place_in_london

Pokest Monlone concert
https://youtu.be/wtQx4R2M2iw

Gigantamax Meowth plush
https://www.pokemoncenter.com/product/701-06559/gigantamax-meowth-poke-plush-65-in

Singing Pikachu
https://twitter.com/playpokemon/status/1359880453600120832?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1359880453600120832%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_c10&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nintendolife.com%2Fnews%2F2021%2F02%2Fpokemon_sword_and_shield_players_will_soon_be_able_to_get_a_singing_pikachu

Messed up Magnemite
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/random_the_pokemon_company_forgot_what_a_magnemite_looked_like_and_its_really_sorry

Pokemon Home Update
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/pokemon_home_mobile_update_adds_language_and_poke_ball_search_filters

Pokemon Rumble dev dissolved
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/pokemon_rumble_developer_ambrella_has_been_acquired_and_dissolved_by_creatures_inc

More Zelda trademarks
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/nintendo_registers_new_trademark_for_the_legend_of_zelda_phantom_hourglass

Timmy and Tommy slippers
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/random_tommy_and_timmy_get_turned_into_slippers_in_this_animal_crossing_loungewear_collection

Switch concierge service
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/clueless_about_your_switch_nintendo_is_offering_a_free_concierge_service_for_new_owners

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