Monday Update:Kirby Turns 28, Plus More News!

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Kirby celebrates his 28th birthday today. Check out artwork for him here and this month’s Nintendo Dream Character poll, which conveniently has him on top, here.

● In Koei Tecmo Games news: Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers has been confirmed for localisation and Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout has surpassed 420,000 units worldwide in physical shipments and digital sales.

● SNK announced that SNK GALS‘ FIGHTERS will see release on April 30. No release dates nor price were revealed, although the game has received a Nintendo Switch rating.

● Neon and Hiyori announced the 2D action game Nosferatu Lilinor is coming to Nintendo Switch. Description and promo video posted here.

● Broccoli postponed the release of the Switch visual novel Jack Jeanne from August 5 to December 3 with the new trailer here.

● Check out new screenshots and artworks for the main characters in Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition at this post.

● Electronic Arts announced lower-priced EA BEST HITS FIFA 20 Legacy Edition for release in Japan on June 25, priced at just ¥3,080 (box art here).

● In Konami news: the company announced that the Switch version of Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution has surpassed 420,000 units worldwide in physical shipments and digital sales.

● Orange released demos for the Switch games Gothic Murder -Unmei o Kaeru Adventure- and Inuwashi~Urabure Tantei to Ojou-sama Keiji no Ikebukuro Jiken File~ on the Japanese eShop yesterday.

● Nussoft announced that the Switch version of Fight Crab has gone gold, although we believe it’s still awaiting a CERO rating, which could impact its release.

Monster Farm (Monster Rancher) was updated on Switch and smartphones adding an extra save data slot, a new Tournament Mode, 6,700 new CDS, 10 monsters not found in the original, and more.

Umihara Kawase Fresh! also received an update adding Korean language support along with several bug fixes.

● Taking place on June 27-28 will be BitSummit Gaiden: “an online festival that shines a light on hard-working indie developers, provides a unique platform to showcase their works”.

● The Genei Ibun Roku ♯FE Encore PREMIUM LIVE concert scheduled for June 27 at TOKYO DOME CITY HALL has been postponed.

COMG! rankings for the week have Animal Crossing: New Horizons at #1 with 250 pt, Final Fantasy VII Remake #2 with 120 pt, and Trials of Mana at #3 and #4 with 79 pt on PS4 and 60 pt on Switch.

Nintendo Co., Ltd. (7974.T) stock decreased today by -60 (0.13%) in Japan to close trading for the day at 46,840.00 JPY.

● In mobile news: Dragalia Lost updated to Version 1.19.0 (patch notes here) and the Fire Emblem Kindred Ties event adds Sharena, Peony, Chrom, and Tiki (trailer here), Dr. Mario World added Dr. Lakitu, Dr. Goomba Tower, and Assistant Parabomb (trailer here), and Fire Emblem Heroes saw Hall of Forms yesterday and both Lost Lore: Spoils and two Summoning Focus: Voting Gauntlet events today.

● In new videos: a Japanese introduction video for Bee Simulator here, seven gameplay videos for DAIROKU:AYAKASHIMORI here, and four gameplay videos for VARIABLE BARRICADE NS here. Stay safe!