Box Boy! sequel, Kemco RPGs and more

● Nintendo surprisingly released Box Boy! One More Box on the eShop this morning for ¥680. I’ve just bought it so will leave a few thoughts in tomorrow’s update. In the mean-time, the trailer is at https://youtu.be/7dUwt-WsTPQ

● Kemco announced a couple of JRPGs for release next week with Crusade Chronicle on 3DS and Asdivine Hearts on Wii U. Both games are priced at ¥1,080 each. A video for the 3DS game at https://youtu.be/LTVaRY7o0-s and the Wii U game at https://youtu.be/bMJJrn7O5hY

● The two Wii U Virtual Console titles announced for next week are Polarium Advance and Rockman EXE 4.5 Real Operation with both games priced at ¥702 each.

● Just three new themes this week with Animal Crossing: Snow Play for ¥200, Nemuneko Friends ♪ Happy New Year!! for ¥200 and an Osomatsu-san theme for ¥250. A video for the Animal Crossing theme at http://youtu.be/is3Aq7MGbEE

● There’s also a first party New Year’s Theme Sale with ten themes at ¥100 each (half-price) with The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 2, Super Smash Bros. Type 4, Timmy & Tommy Nook, Isabelle, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Swapnote Nikki, Neko Mario Time, Pikmin, Famicom Mario and Yoshi.

Battleminer which was listed by Starsign as 6 January release (and subsequently didn’t actually release today) is now listed as ‘January’ so I’m guessing 27th.

● Collavier Corporation are hosting an eShop sale from 13 – 27 January with Comic Workshop (¥500 → ¥350), Comic Workshop 2 (¥1,000 → ¥850), Custom Monsters (¥800 → ¥650) and Painting Workshop (¥500 → ¥350). Media-5 are hosting a half-price sale during the same period with 21 games (well, learning software) on sale.

● And three of the Tetsudou Nippon! games (Eizan, Kashima and Nagara) are coming to the eShop next week for a whopping ¥6,264 each (only £1/€1 in Europe!).

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