Weekly News Update with all the week’s Japanese Switch, 3DS, Wii U and Mobile news!
● Bandai Namco Entertainment officially announced My Hero Academia: One’s Justice for both Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.
● Nintendo updated ARMS to Ver.4.1 adding the pictured fighter Springtron! The second Party Clash starts on 8 December too with Ninjara VS Min Min.
● Kemco announced the 8-bit roguelike Yodanji for the Switch eShop for next week (7 November) priced at ¥500.
● The next Japanese Splatfest for Splatoon 2 was announced for next weekend with a Uniqlo collaboration of Warm Innerwear VS Warm Outerwear.
● Fushigi no Gensokyo TOD -RELOADED- (Touhou Genso Wanderer) was confirmed for Switch and releases on the eShop on 21 December 2017.
● JContents sugoroku game Platinum Train will release on the Switch eShop this Winter. It’s currently available on iOS and Android.
● Penguin-kun Gira Gira WARS will be updated to Ver.1.1 on 6 December adding an extra game mode (Winning Battle) plus paid DLC for Hebereke characters. The game also will receive a retail release in late March.
● Nintendo will be holding a The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild live broadcast on 12 December 2017 featuring both the singer Ichiro Mizuki and voice actress Ruriko Aoki.
● Nintendo detailed their Jump Festa 2018 line-up on 16 and 17 December 2017 with the Splatoon Koshien 2018 Tournament, ARMS JAPAN GRAND PRIX 2017 National Final Competition and a Super Mario Odyssey Jump Festa Special stage.
● A new Kirby 3DS theme has been added to My Nintendo entitled Kirby Battle Deluxe! May the Best Kirby Win! priced at 100 Platinum Points.
● Two new Rascal the Raccoon themes are now available on the Japanese 3DS Theme Shop priced at ¥200 each or ¥300 for the set
● Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp added the Holiday Event (until 26 December) with candy canes earned which can be used to craft special holiday furniture plus you can unlock special holiday clothing too!
● Fire Emblem Heroes was updated to Ver 2.0 adding Book II to Story Maps, the Blessings ability, the Weapon Refinery feature plus traditional Chinese language support.
● Super Mario Run added the Gold Goomba Lite event where players can play to earn Rally Tickets, Poinsettia, Sparkly Christmas Tree and Sparkly Snow Globe.
● There will be an actual Super Mario Cereal releasing in North America only with the box having amiibo functionality!
● The next European Splatfest for Splatoon 2 was announced for next weekend too with the pictured Film VS Book theme.
● Nintendo Co., Ltd. are looking for a Game Planner for an unspecified 3D Action Adventure game including game event, dungeon and field planning duties.
● Toyo Keizai Online posted their rich list featuring 500 companies with Nintendo Co., Ltd.as number one due to net cash reserves of 946 billion yen and Sony Corporation at number four.
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