Weekend News Update with Splatfest announced, Champions amiibo details, plus several new Switch games!

● The fourth Japanese Splatfest was announced with a food theme of whether to have your karaage (deep fried) food with or without lemon! The Splatfest runs from 15:00 JST on Saturday 11 – 15:00 JST on Sunday 12 November. Video announcement here .

● Some new The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Champions amiibo details were posted on Facebook

When any of the Divine Helms are equipped with Ancient Cuirass and Ancient Greaves (All armor items need to be upgraded level 2 ★★ or above), you’ll also trigger a set bonus, Ancient Proficiency, which increases the attack power of Ancient or Guardian series weapons. All of them will increase guard from ancient energy attacks, while defense level and required materials for level-up are the same as those of Ancient Helm. Enemies’ remaining HP/full HP will also be visible like the Champion’s Tunic.

Additionally, there are specific effects for each item:
– Vah Rudania Divine Helm: Flame Guard (Lv1)
– Vah Ruta Divine Helm: Swim Speed Up (Lv1)
– Vah Naboris Divine Helm: Electricity Resistance (Lv1)
– Vah Medoh Divine Helm: Cold Resistance (Lv1)

● Kaname Fujioka of Capcom spoke with Eurogamer and said “we can’t really say at this point” whether Monster Hunter World will be coming to Switch but also said adapting it to the hardware “doesn’t really work this time around”.

Super Mario Odyssey was recorded as having 456,987 sales with Dengeki (excluding download cards) with a sell through rate of approximately 90%.

Miitomo sew items added to the line-up in Miitomo Shop including the Two-Tone Shirt, Stripy Long Shirt and Two-Tone Skirt all pictured here.

● And add me on Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp using the ID 5504 6289 353. Here is the free camper van paint job from the 10th day Log-In Bonus in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp and here is the continuation of the 10 day Log-In Bonuses.

● Naps Team have announced the platformer Maria The Witch for the North American Switch eShop releasing on 9 November. Trailer here.

● Semisoft also announced the RPG Legrand Legacy for Nintendo Switch (and both PS4 and Xbox One) although it’s not expected until some time in Q1 2019 or later.

● And 10tons announced Spellspire for 9 November too which is described as both a word game and action role playing game. Trailer here.

● I’ve updated the Japanese My Nintendo Rewards page here including all the upcoming Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp rewards. Also check out my review for the game here and a translated review of Sonic Forces here.

● Finally, pre-order the Nendoroid More Kirby Planet Robobot: Robobot Armor & Kirby which is expected to ship in July 2018 here. Thanks for following and have a great weekend!

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