Nintendo Japan website updates rendering of Diddy Kong and its fans are very excited •


The image of Diddy Kong has been updated on Nintendo’s Japanese website, sparking rumors that the pint-sized hero may make a comeback in the not-so-distant future.

As spotted by eagle eyes BlueCatBanjo73 and reported by our friends at Nintendo Life, Diddy has had a facelift, even if all has been quiet on the Kong front since the re-release of Tropical Freeze on Nintendo Switch a few years ago.

Now, however, Nintendo Japan has updated Diddy’s stock image on the official website, replacing the latest render – which was taken from Mario Party DS – with a new one. Interestingly, Diddy wears the same pose and outfit.

Does this definitely confirm that something new is on the way? Is that how it is. But there’s no denying that it’s an odd time for a random update, and can indeed be a devious sign that there’s something on the horizon, like a new Mario Party game. For now, though, all we can do is watch this space, I guess.

ICYMI yesterday, Nintendo is suing a Switch hacker called Gary Bowser.

Nintendo of America has taken legal action against Bowser, a 51-year-old Canadian, who is an alleged member of Team Xecuter, the creators of Switch hack.

As Wes pointed out yesterday, that means Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser is suing a Nintendo hacker called Gary Bowser. This is the battle of the Bowsers – in court.


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