Wednesday Update:Nintendo TOKYO Website Opens, Luigi’s Mansion 3 Review, Halloween Tour Begins, Plus More News!

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● With Nintendo TOKYO due to open on 22 November, Nintendo opened up the official website and official Twitter for the store with the initial merchandise all pictured here. Continue reading


Dragon Quest X Trial Available

Following the release of Version 5 earlier today, Square-Enix have made the trial version for Dragon Quest X Online available to all on the Nintendo Switch eShop. The trial was previously only available from Japanese copies of Dragon Quest XI S. Please note that the game maybe unplayable without a Japanese network. Many thanks to Tymek.

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Dot Horror Story Coming to Switch

Rainy Frog are releasing the Jesse Makkonen-developed horror adventure game Dot Horror Story on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop in November priced at ¥800. Ratalaika Games will be publishing overseas. The game was originally announced back in 2017 for both Switch and 3DS, but will now release for Switch, Vita, and PS4. Introduction video added below…

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Luigi’s Mansion 3 Review

1st reviewer: It takes place in a ghost hotel, and the construction of each floor is done greatly. With surprises like “Eh, this thing moves! Can I enter here!?” I unintentionally took lots of detour due to the fun of sucking every little things inside the room. I became enthusiastic in gathering money and finding gems, so I tend to end up postponing the rescue of Mario and the others… Because there are many hidden features, this has a perfect compatibility with Joy-Con sharing multiplayer as you can explore while conversing noisily. The enemy ghosts are also unique and good. 9

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This Week’s Japanese Switch Preloads

Three new titles are available to preload in Japan today including the pictured SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays for ¥9,020 (or ¥13,200 for the Premium G Sound Edition), Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Deluxe Edition for ¥4,758 (the regular price is ¥5,280), and Stay Cool, Kobayashi-san!: A River City Ransom Story (Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun Gaiden Ikasuze! Kobayashi-san) for ¥1,500. Game sizes are 17.8 GB, 6.9 GB, and 798 MB respectively, with all three titles supporting English.

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This Week’s Japanese Switch Demos

Four demos released on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop today including the pictured Eiga Sumikko Gurashi Tobidasu Ehon to Himitsu no Ko Game de Asobou! Ehon no Seka from Nippon Columbia, Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories from Granzella, Osyaberi! Horijyo! Gekihori ~Ana Horisuki Uchu wo Sukuu Tte Nandeyanen~ from Clouds Play Company, and The friends of Ringo Ishikawa from CIRCLE Ent.

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PictoQuest Coming to Japan

Plug In Digital are publishing the logic puzzle game with an RPG twist PictoQuest on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop on 07 November priced at ¥1,080 with preloads now live. The game includes English language support and requires 417 MB. Check out our updated Schedule.

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Storm Raiders 2 Coming to Japan

Atypical Games are publishing the World War II air combat game Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders 2 on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop next week (31 October) priced at ¥2,100. The game includes English language support and requires 3.4 GB. Check out our updated Schedule.

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