Boxing Day Update:Dr. Mario World Adds Dr. Dry Bowser, Plus More News!

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Dr. Mario World added yet another doctor today with Dr. Dry Bowser available for completing the new stages (381 through 400) or via purchasing a pack along with 260 x Diamonds for ¥2,440. Check out a video for the new doctor here.

● THQ Nordic Japan announced that Darksiders Genesis will be coming to Switch and PS4 in Japan in 2020. THQ Nordic also say that a SpongeBob title will be releasing in 2020.

● Koei Tecmo Games updated the Switch version of Musou OROCHI 3 Ultimate to Version 1.0.11 fixing an issue where save data didn’t transfer over from the original game.

● Check out the Japanese box art for the standard and limited editions for METAL MAX Xeno Reborn along with the early purchase benefit here.

● Prototype opened up the official website for Little Busters! Converted Edition.

● A demo for Genso Manege will be available on the Japanese Switch eShop on 27 December where you can play the first three chapters of the game.

● Arc System Works updated the Switch version of GUILTY GEAR XX ACCENT CORE PLUS R to Version 1.0.2 fixing several audio playback bugs.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp saw the Snowfall Snowman again able to be crafted (pictures here) and New Year, New You! Gifts as special Log-In Bonuses.

Dr. Mario World also saw the Collect Clear Stars event return, along with a limited-time sale on all items, plus players also received 350 x Coins and 2 x Staff Tickets.

Dragalia Lost today saw the Prize Showcase summon showcase, The Agito Uprising, Chimera added to Void Battles, The New Year’s Tidings: Fortune from Afar raid event revival, Lucky Letters, A Sweeping Retrospective limited-time event, and a daily free tenfold summon event.

Fire Emblem Heroes saw Røkkr Sieges return along with a new map, Blood of the Queen, added to Tactics Drills: Skill Studies.

Super Mario Run saw the Featured Heroines event return where the items you can get from Remix 10′s Super Bonus Game all relate to Princess Peach, Princess Daisy, Pauline, and Toadette.

● Nintendo are recruiting for a long-term Web Application Development Internship based in Kyoto. Check out more details here.

● This week’s Famitsu software charts with Pokémon Sword / Shield the Christmas number one with 288,199, and new entries for Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate (with 9,928), Uta no☆Prince-sama♪Repeat LOVE for Nintendo Switch (with 8,410), and Terraria (with 7,516). Check out the full Nintendo-only numbers here.

● This week’s Famitsu Most Wanted again sees Animal Crossing: New Horizons on top with Ushiro topping the Newcomers charts. See the full Nintendo-only numbers here.

Nintendo Co., Ltd. (7974.T) stock increased today by +180 (0.42%) in Japan to close trading for the day at 43,550.00 JPY.

Kirby again won this month’s Nintendo Dream Character Poll. Check out the top 10 here.

● Watch Yoiko playing Ring Fit Adventure and Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch here.

● Two Japanese web commercials for Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore here and short music videos for She Is…”, “Amaoto no Memory”. “Feel”, and “Reincarnation” here.

● Four more Japanese TV commercials for Nintendo Switch Winter 2019-2020 here.

● The opening movie for DAIROKU: AYAKASHIMORI here.

● A promo video for Olympia Soiree here.

● The opening movie for Chou no Doku Hana no Kusari ~Taishou Tsuya Koi Ibun~ here.

● A promo video for Real Time Battle Shogi Online here.

● The 10th episode of season 2 for the Ninja Box web anime here.

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