Monday Update：NCL Stock at 19 Month High, Fishing Spirits × Taiko no Tatsujin, Frogger Coming to Switch, Plus More News！
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● With Nintendo Switch one day away from its Chinese launch, Nintendo Co., Ltd. (7974.T) stock soared by +1,320 (3.02%) in Japan to close trading at a new 19 month high of 45,080.00 JPY.
● Tsuri Spirits Nintendo Switch Version saw a large free update today adding the First Tuna Fishing Tournament plus collaborations with both Taiko no Tatsujin and Ninja Box. More details and artwork posted here.
● The Darius Cozmic Collection update adding Darius Plus (PC Engine), Super Nova (SNES), and Sagaia (Genesis) arrives in March 2020.
● Check out the box art for Ise Shima Mystery Annai: Itsuwari no Kuro Shinju here (it’ll be published by the Flyhigh Works subsidiary B-SIDE GAMES).
● Freestyle Games will be updating Obakeidoro! to Version 1.0.8 on Thursday adding three new maps, adjusting the Lantern Range and Free Match, and bug fixes. Full patch notes posted here.
● GOD EATER 3 was updated to Version 2.2.0 adding the Lulu and Ricardo episodes. Check out the promo videos for each character here.
● Hamster’s game this week was revealed to be Arcade Archives FROGGER from a listing on the European Switch eShop. It arrives on12 December priced at ¥838.
● SAMURAI SPIRITS is the biggest game releasing this week. Check out the full list as it stands today here.
● Onion Games will be updating Dandy Dungeon – Legend of Brave Yamada – for free next Spring adding the smartphone sequel.
● Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp saw new Bring on the Bells Goals available.
● Dr. Mario World saw Doctor Appearance Rate Up with the staffing rte for all 21 doctors increased to 1.5 times the normal rate for 24 hours only.
● Dragalia Lost will see the featured boss Chronos added to Astral Raids this weekend.
● Fire Emblem Heroes saw Summoning Focus: New Power featuring Mia: Lady of Blades, Mathilda: Legendary Knight, and Arthur: Hapless Hero begin along with the Mjölnir’s Strike: Shield event (second half).
● This week’s COMG! rankings saw Pokémon Sword / Shield at a combined 171 pts, Ring Fit Adventure second with 29 pts, and Yo-kai Watch 4++ opening with just 12 pts.
● The likelihood of Animal Crossing: New Horizons being delayed is looking less likely as a new Ichiban KUJI lottery was announced for 21 March. Check out the list of items (with images to follow when available) here.
● Onion Games announced both a moon soundtrack (entitled “Sketch of the moon days 2020”) and a Dandy Dungeon – Legend of Brave Yamada – for release, at least in Japan. The moon one is scheduled for Spring.
● Bandai Namco America deleted the original One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 Alabasta Arc video, although Bandai Namco Japan uploaded a new one here.
● The first promo video for Akita Oga Mystery Annai: Kogoeru Ginreika here.
● A teaser promo video for the Shiin / Death Mark / Spirit Hunter series sequel Shibito Magire -Yashiki Kazuo Kaiitan- here.
● The second Japanese TV commercial for My Hero: One’s Justice 2 here.
● A web commercial and TV commercial for Tsuri Spirits Nintendo Switch Version here.
● The Japanese launch trailer for Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection here.
● Promo video for BQM BlockQuest Maker COMPLETE EDITION here.
● Another TV commercial for the packaged version of Obakeidoro! here.
● The sixth tutorial promo video for Disgaea 4 Complete+ here.
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