Games for Summer, Miitomo update, Comgnet numbers, Nintendo shares drop, Animal Crossing August events and more

Nintendo added to their homepage (it was added to the 3DS eShop last week) their recommended 3DS Summer Vacation games list for boys (Yokai Watch 3, Puzzle & Dragons X, Dragon Ball Fusions, Mario & Sonic AT Rio Olympics and Kirby Planet Robobot) plus added a picture (the above one) of the 2016 Summer Software Catalogue available in most game stores.

Miitomo today added the second “All Eyes On You! Swimwear Collection” stage soon plus a biggish update is coming soon which plans to include:-

– Candy Drop, a game where you drop sweets to get game tickets!

– You’ll be able to listen to all your friends’ answers in their rooms without paying sweets!

– You’ll be able to choose whether or not to receive the Miifoto of the Day!

– You’ll be able to choose who visits your room!

– Improved image quality of Miifotos you save to your device!

– Various improvements to performance and functions.

● In Comgnet Reservations: Pokémon Sun Moon is up to a massive 334 combined (Pazudora X is at 106 combined and Etrian Odyssey V an estimated 123).

● In Comgnet Rankings: Yokai Watch 3 week two is at 276 (Sumikko Gurashi 3 opens with just 18). Last Monday was a public holiday so sales should reflect.

Nintendo Co. Ltd. stocks opened the week at 23,220 down a huge 17.72% from Friday. This is due to their recent (statement) that they aren’t changing consolidate earnings forecast based on Pokémon GO (they own ‘just’ 32% of The Pokémon Company)

Pokémon GO is now available in Hong Kong (the second Asian location after Japan). The game is still #1 on both the free and top grossing iOS charts in Japan and has over 21,000 reviews (averaging 3 ½ stars).

● The Animal Crossing: New Leaf August events calendar sees fireworks season with fireworks available to buy all month long, fireworks displays will be each Sunday from 19:00 – 23:59 JST. Obon Festival will be on 15 August from 06:00 – 23:59 and the Moth Tournament (Bug Off) will be on 20 August from 09:00 – 17:59 with the awards ceremony from 18:00 – 20:59.

● Codes for Denpa Ningen no RPG FREE! second anniversary items can be found here.

Monster Hunter Stories Tigrex and Nargacuga trailers here and here. And that’s all for now. As always, I’ll add to this post below later if any news breaks.

● The below Marie Squid Badge has been delivered free in Miitomo until 1 August after winning this past weekend’s Splatfest. Both Callie and Marie badges are available in the Shop for 1,000 coins (both are subtly different to the previously available badges).

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