Monday Update:Dr. Roy, Dr. Larry, Platinum 4, Nintendo Zone, And More News!

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Dr. Mario World added its newest batch of doctors with the pictured Dr. Larry and Dr. Roy, as well as Assistant Ant Trooper. Today also saw Stages 441 through 460 added, and the new Collect Clear Stars Together event. New characters trailer posted here.

● Tapioca Yomogi Ice won the Splatoon 2 5th Splatoon Koshien Winter Online Tournament. Check out the full video here.

● B-SIDE GAMES announced that physical copies of Cat Quest will launch in Japan on March 5, 2020 priced at ¥3,900, and includes game, sleeve, 4 x cards, sticker, and 2 x DLCS. Check out the contents here.

Sword Art Online Fatal Bullet COMPLETE EDITION updated to Version 1.9.0 today adding the Abyss Dungeon and the new character, Hydrawith, plus more. The demo arrives tomorrow.

● UNTIES updated Fushigi no Gensokyo -Lotus Labyrinth- to Version 1.11 with minor bug fixes.

● Check out this week’s current Nintendo eShop line-up here.

● Atypical Games has removed the survival game Radiation City from both the Japanese and North American Switch eShops.

● Chorus Worldwide updated Vambrace: Cold Soul with minor bug fixes, bringing the Switch version in-line with the Xbox One version.

● Nintendo announced that service for the Nintendo Zone and Nintendo 3DS Station will be terminated in Japan on February 28, 2020.

● 50,000 physical Wii U games sold in Japan the last quarter (October 1-December 31, 2019).

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp saw the second half of Reese’s Sweet Nothings garden event begin with all players sent purple marzipansy seeds × 20.

Dragalia Lost will see the next Summon Showcase, Monster Hunter Primal Crisis (Part Two) begin tomorrow with adventurer Hunter Sarisse and dragon Dreadking Rathalos. Profiles and trailer posted here.

Fire Emblem Heroes saw Bound Hero Battle Revivals with Marth & Caeda and Cecilia & Lilina, 3rd Anniversary Daily Summoning Event, Day 2, and Mjölnir’s Strike: Shield phase.

● This week’s GEO Rankings have Yakuza: Like a Dragon at number one, followed by Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, Pokémon Sword / Shield, and Ring Fit Adventure.

● The Ice Climbers were voted best Winter character by the readers of Nintendo Dream magazine. Check out the full top 10 here.

Nintendo Co., Ltd. (7974.T) stock decreased today by -730 (1.79%) in Japan to close trading for the day at 40,040.00 JPY. This is a new three month low.

● PlatinumGames has opened up a teaser website for Platinum 4.

● A Japanese TV commercial for My Hero: One’s Justice 2 featuring the Paranormal Liberation Front here.

● The second promo video for Winning Post 9 2020 here.

● A story mode video and three tutorial videos for Touhou Spell Bubble here.

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