Wednesday News Update with Fatal Fury 3 coming to Switch, Labo trademark, plus much more news! 

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● Hamster will publish the ACA NEOGEO Garou Densetsu 3 〜Harukanaru Tatakai〜 (Fatal Fury 3: Road to the Final Victory) on the Switch eShop next week (15 February) priced at ¥823.

● D3 Publisher will publish the billiards game Billiard on the eShop next week (15 February) priced at ¥800.

● D3 Publisher will also publish the escape game THE Misshitsukara no Dasshutsu ~Unmei o Tsunagu 35 no Nazo~ (Escape Trick: 35 Fateful Enigmas) next week priced at ¥1,980.

Sengoku Ace for Nintendo Switch (Samurai Aces) is confirmed for next week priced at ¥864 courtesy of Zerodiv.

● Cross Function will publish Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure next week priced at ¥3,240.

● Starsign will publish EnjoyUp Games’ runner Tower of Babel too for next week priced at ¥1,000.

● Regista will publish the visual novel Dear My Abyss on the eShop on 22 February priced at ¥972.

● Broken Rules will publish Old Man’s Journey on the eShop too on 22 February priced at ¥1,000. It is currently available to pre-load.

● Pure Wish have changed the release date for the visual novel Song of Memories from February to Spring 2018 citing problems with development.

● Arc System Works announced that BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle will add both Yang Xiao Long and Blake Belladonna as free DLC characters.

● Nintendo updated Splatoon 2 to Ver.2.2.2 fixing a glitch with the recently added Arowana Mall.

Jan Navi Mahjong Online, which released today, will soon see a Version 2 adding a Chat Game mode (change the rules) and a Pro Game mode (you can play Mahjong with famous professionals).

● Flyhigh Works updated VOEZ to Version 1.4 adding 14 new songs.

● Some Fire Emblem Musou Shadow Dragon DLC Pack details from Weekly Famitsu revealed that Linde, Navarre, and Minerva will be added to the game.

Brawlout Version 1.1.0 has been approved with online matchmaking improvements and huge performance optimisations, with no more ‘frame stuttering’.

Order Land! will soon be updated to Version 1.1.0 adding two additional scenarios as DLC.

Pokémon Ultra Sun Moon has been updated to Version 1.2 fixing a number of bugs.

● Arc System Works confirmed that Chronicles of Teddy: Harmony of Exidus will release on 14 February priced at ¥1,500.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp saw the guys at OK Motors roll out some special new designs with the desert mist, painter’s palette and southwestern flair.

Fire Emblem Heroes saw a new summoning event with a focus on Heroes with the skills Flier Formation 3, Guidance 3, and Armor March 3.

Miitomo saw the “A dangerous temptation! Impish Series [B]” stage added featuring Horned Wig, Devil Rider Biker Jacket, Diabolic Wings and Devil Boy Outfit all pictured here.

Nintendo Switch has sold just over total 700,000 units in the UK already out-selling the Wii U with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild selling more than one million copies combined as reported by Games Industry.

● A LinkedIn posting by a supposed Bandai Namco Singapore employee supposedly reveals Ridge Racer 8 as a Switch exclusive along with an unannounced IP FPS/adventure.

● Natsume announced that Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition will release in May with Rising Star Games publishing in Europe..

● Soedesco announced a retail version of Owlboy on 29 May 2018 in North America and Europe.

● Milky Tea Studios will release Coffin Dodgers on Switch at some point in 2018.

● Invincible Cat will release Guilt Battle Arena on Switch later this month. Website here.

● And Tikipod will release Aqua Kitty DX on Switch on 15t February. Website here.

● Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a further Labo trademark (just ‘Labo’ as opposed to ‘Nintendo Labo’ like the previous ones). Actual application added here.

● Both Super Smash Bros. Melee on the GameCube and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U have been confirmed for Evo 2018 at Las Vegas on 3-5 August 2018.

● This week’s Media Create charts (posted here) saw a steady start for Skyrim (selling 13,922). I’ve also posted the Famitsu charts (here).

● Watch the Zelda Musou Hyrule Allstars DX Character Introduction Movie ① introducing Link, Princess Zelda, Impa, Linkle, Lana, Volga, Wizzro, and Cia here.

● The Dragon Quest X Version 4.1 promo video here.

● The VOEZ Version 1.4 promo video here.

● The promo video for Tower of Babel here.

● And the Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 Overview Trailer here.

● Thanks to Contra Network for a lot of the worldwide news.

● Thanks too to RiruKiria for some of the worldwide news.

● Sorry if I missed anybody! And thanks for following!

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