Tuesday Update：Dr. Mario World Launches Next Month, TETRIS 99 Packaged Version Announced, Plus More News！
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● Looks like Dr. Mario World will launch before Mario Kart Tour after-all as pre-registration is open now for the game which launches next month. Nintendo also announced a physical release of its TETRIS 99 game in August, coming with 12 months of a Nintendo Switch Online subscription…
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Teaser image for the Fishing Tourney (Aquarium) that begins in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp tomorrow (19 June) with blue, green, and yellow tournament jellyfish and rewards including coloured jellyfish tanks and a jellyfish hairpin!
A new challenge event, The Mercurial Gauntlet, will go live in Event Quests in Dragalia Lost tomorrow (19 June).
“There is a mysterious dragon called Fafnir Roy III who rules over a great treasury and is searching for someone worthy of obtaining that fortune. A dazzling mountain of treasure awaits those who can appease Fafnir Roy III. Enter the Mercurial Gauntlet to claim the prize!”
Jetman are teasing a port of the PlayStation game Kowloon’s Gate for Nintendo Switch. It’s likely this will be the recent PS VR game Kowloon’s Gate VR: Suzaku. The original game launched on PlayStation One back in 1997. More news as we have it. Thanks to Naruki. Teaser images added below…
Nintendo have announced a packaged release of TETRIS 99 for Nintendo Switch on 09 August priced at ¥3,148 + tax. The package includes all additional DLC and 12 months Nintendo Switch Online subscription.
Kairosoft’s next simulation game for Nintendo Switch is the galactic simulation game Astro Tankentai (Epic Astro Story) which is due for release on 27 June priced at ¥1,200 with preloads open from 20 June. The game is likely a worldwide launch but unconfirmed. Epic Astro Story sees the player colonise distant planets for alien tourism purposes! Introduction video added below. Thanks to Gamer.
Nintendo have announced a fourth TETRIS 99 Maximus Cup event from 21-23 June (21-24 in Japan) where 999 top players will each receive 999 My Nintendo Gold Points! Please note the event is called Grand Prix in Europe and Teto 1 Cup in Japan.
Nintendo will open the Nintendo TOKYO store at SHIBUYA PARCO in Tokyo in late November 2019. The store will be on the sixth floor of the building along with the Pokémon Center Shibuya and CAPCOM STORE TOKYO. Many thanks to Takashi Mochizuki.
Pre-registration has opened for the smartphone game Dr. Mario World which is set to launch worldwide on 10 July 2019. Check out the teaser website here and first promo video, TV commercials, character artwork, and screenshots below…