God Eater 3 Demo

Bandai Namco Entertainment have announced that a GOD EATER 3 demo is coming to the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop next week (27 June) with the full game available on 11 July. Preorder here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 discount. Thanks to Naruki.

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Min Min Defeats Ninjara!

The grand final of the 2019 ARMS Party Crash Bash tournament saw Min Min defeat Ninjara 53%-47%. Min Min has defeated Lola Pop, Springtron, Twintelle, and now Ninjara to win the grand prize!

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Weekly Update:Breath of the Wild 2, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Trials of Mana, No More Heroes 3, Plus More News!

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● The top story of the week was the Nintendo Direct E3 2019 which began with Nintendo Co., Ltd. shares at the highest for eight months, but just two days later were down over 5%. The reason attributed was the delay of one of the signature titles for Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing: New Horizons from 2019 to 20 March 2020. That being said, the event was largely considered a success by Nintendo fans with the highlight being a full sequel announcement to the crtiical and commercial hit The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Continue reading

Breath of the Wild Perfect Guide Magazine Advert

Full page magazine advert for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Perfect Guide taken from the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu. Order the Perfect Guide here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off!

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Pokémon Home Trademark

Nintendo Co., Ltd., Creatures Inc. and Game Freak Co., Ltd. have applied for a new trademark in Japan for Pokémon Home for a number of purposes including downloadable video game program, downloadable program for smartphone, game cards, plush dolls, and for the planning and operation of game competitions etc. Read more about Pokémon Home here. Actual application added below. Thanks to J-PlatPat.

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Pokémon Co. Reveal World Hobby Fair Line-up

The Pokémon Company have revealed their World Hobby Fair Summer ’19 plans for the 29-30 June event at Makuhari Messe, Japan, with promotion for Pokémon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back EVOLUTION, including a “Strike Back Mewtwo” with top-class stats for people with special early-bird tickets. Attendees are encouraged to bring a Nintendo Switch and a copy of Pokémon Let’s Go! Pikachu/Eevee to the venue. Members of the TV show Pokémon no Ie Atsumaru? will be on-hand to deliver new information. The Pokémon Company also remind players not to miss the latest information on the popular newest title Pokémon Sword/Shield at the event! Many thanks to BlackKite.

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This Week’s Japanese Switch Line-up!

Games currently scheduled to release in Japan this week include the pictured Yokai Watch 4 from Level-5, as well as Summer Pockets from Prototype, and My Friend Pedro from Devolver Digital. Check out all the games below. Post to be updated with the final list inclusive of price, artwork, and descriptions later in the week.

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Summoning Focus: New Power

Now is your chance to pick up four Heroes who have gained skills as 5★ units in Fire Emblem Heroes with Saizo: Angry Ninja, Kagero: Honorable Ninja, Oscar: Agile Horseman, and Elincia: Lost Princess in Summoning Focus: New Power.

This weekend also sees Summoning Focus: Weekly Revival 2 which includes 5★ Heroes Celica: Caring Princess, Delta: Free Spirit, and Genny: Endearing Ally. Pre-registration has opened up for Røkkr Sieges which begins tomorrow.

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The Splatfest Results Are In!

The results of the penultimate Splatoon 2 Splatfest are in with No Pineapple defeating No Pineapple 3-0. No Pineapple won the Votes 59.69% – 40.31%, the Normal rules 50.16% – 49.84% and the Pro rules 50.11% – 49.89%. Results announcement video added below…

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New Goals Now Available!

Rose Goals are here in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp! Roses are now available for you to grow in your garden at any time! Complete goals by growing roses! Check Event Goals under Isabelle’s Goals for more details. How to play detailed below…

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Level-5 Reveal World Hobby Fair Line-up

With Inazuma Eleven Ares no Tenbin no longer appearing at World Hobby Fair Summer ’19 on 29-30 June at Makuhari Messe, Japan, the only Level-5 title appearing will be Yokai Watch 4 Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale. All booth visitors will receive an original fan and mini-handkerchief (both pictured below). Attendees will also receive a postcard with in-game items on the back. Photo opportunities will also be available with characters from the game.

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