Friday Update:Feh Channel Recap, Three New Yokai, No Switch Launch Date For China, Plus Much More News!

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Fire Emblem Heroes saw another Feh Channel broadcast which included Feh’s Summer Celebration with daily bonuses and events for the game’s 2 1/2 year anniversary along with the brand new Lost Lore event and Choose Your Legends: Round 3. Full notes and video posted here.

● Level-5 revealed three more yokai for the Yo-kai Watch 4 Version 1.3.0 update in early August with Chokkey, Shiwomaneki, and Kawauso. Check out the profiles and pictures here.

● Nintendo updated Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order to Version 1.0.2 which fixes the issue where you could select the same character more than once.

● Prototupe have fully opened up the official website for Omega Vampire (here). The game is also recently available to preload.

● Cosen announced the action shooting game Sea King Hunter for release on the Switch eShop next month priced at ¥1,000/$9.99. Check out the smartphone version trailer here.

● SAT-BOX announced their sixth tabletop sports game for Nintendo Switch with Tsukue de Rugby scheduled for 05 September priced at ¥800 with preloads live from 22 August. Promo video posted here.

● Kemco announced the 2D JRPG Asdivine Menace as also releasing on the Switch, although in September, and after the other systems, where it will be priced at ¥1,296. Promo video posted here.

● Devolver Digital will also be publishing the co-op platformer Heave Ho on the Japanese Switch eShop on 29 August with Kakehashi Games providing localisation. Japanese trailer posted here.

● Alfa System announced a new summer update and the paid DLC character OZ for the shoot ’em up Sisters Royale 5 Shimai ni Iyagarase o Ukete Komatteimasu.

● Hachikuma’s upcoming RPG Susanoh ~Nihon Shinwa RPG~ will now be published by Mebius. Expect a release date to be announced soon.

● Yusuke Hisano revealed that the 2D action puzzle game JumpGun! has now gone gold and is expected to release in the next few weeks.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses was the best-selling game on the Japanese Switch eShop for the hits consecutive week. Check out the full top 10 for Switch and 3DS here.

● 68 more games have also been added to the Japanese Switch eShop sales including both One Piece titles. There’s also 60% off Hexologic worldwide which is now priced at just ¥236 in Japan. Check out the full list here.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp saw Fun in the Sun Packs available to purchase in-game with the Regular including Leaf Ticket x 300 (160 + 140 bonus) and a Golden HH Voucher x 1, and the Deluxe including Leaf Ticket x 1500 (800 + 700 bonus), and Golden HH Voucher x 3.

Dragalia Lost updated to Version 1.10.1 fixing the issue where the number of required eldwater was not displayed correctly when attempting to redeem a wyrmprint under certain circumstances. Each player was sent a Tenfold Summon Voucher.

Dr. Mario World players received 10 x hearts (5 x hearts x 2) due to the game’s ongoing maintenance.

Fire Emblem Heroes also saw Summoning Focus: Hero Fest (with Tibarn: Lord of the Air, Tiki: Torpid Dragon, Surtr: Ruler of Flame, and Nailah: Unflinching Eye), Grand Hero Battle Revival (with Oliver: Admirer of Beauty)m and Daily Summoning Event: Movement Skills (with Elincia: Lost Princess, Tana: Winged Princess, and Amelia: Rose of the War).

● The Nintendo Switch Online app updated to Version 1.5.3 where bug fixes have been implemented.

● New Shadow Pokémon in Pokémon GO include Poliwag, Grimer, Muk, Drowzee, Hypno, Cubone, Scyther, Magikarp, Houndour, Houndoom, and Ralts.

Super Mario Run saw the return of the Friendly Run Event where players receive Rally Tickets whether they win or lose playing Friendly Run.

● The Dragon Quest Natsumatsuri 2019 begins in a few hours at 18:30 PT (10:30 JST) with the latest information on Dragon Quest XI S and likely the release date for Dragon Quest X Online Version 5 (which will be getting a retail release in Japan, albeit with a digital code for the game). You can watch the event here.

Nintendo Co., Ltd. shares dropped today by -1,150 (2.78%) in Japan to close trading for the week at 40,290.00 JPY.

● In information from the Tencent and Nintendo press conference in Shanghai today: no details on the launch date nor the price. The eShop will accept payments with WeChat Pay, and Tencent will also be running a cloud game service (Google are blocked in China).

● Hobonichi are preparing publication of the Satoru Iwata book Iwata-san in various languages and will make an official announcement soon. Although nothing is definite, it looks extremely promising.

● SNK said that a Next-Gen NEOGEO hardware is coming with a modern design that links to the NEOGEO Mini. More information is expected soon.

OCTOPATH TRAVELER‘s producer Masashi Takahashi expressed again his interest in making a new home console game after the the mobile game Octopath Traveler: Conquerors of the Continent is finished.

● Watch the first Switch version promo video for Super Robot Taisen V here.

● A “Girls Make Games – Super Mario Maker 2 Day” video here.

● A “Nintendo Labo – Director Insights, Part 2 video here.

● The latest Sega Nama broadcast includes the Switch games Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD, Hatsune Miku Project DIVA MEGA39’s, and Tokyo 2020 Olympics The Official Video Game here.

● And the 17th episode of Dragalia Lost Radio Garden here.

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