Which Character Do You Want To Be On A Desert Island With?

  1. Link (The Legend of Zelda) – 132pt
  2. Kirby (Kirby) – 82pt
  3. Chef Kawasaki (Kirby) – 46pt
  4. Villager (Animal Crossing) – 33pt
  5. Mario (Super Mario) – 21pt
  6. Snake (Metal Gear Solid) – 18pt
  7. Undyne (UNDERTALE)
  8. Isabelle (Animal Crossing)
  9. Pikachu (Pokémon)
  10. Tropius (Pokémon)
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Ape Out Demo

Devolver Digital have just published a demo for the beat ’em up Ape Out on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop with the full game currently 30% off (¥1,050 instead of ¥1,500). Multiple languages are supported including English. Thanks to Naruki.

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The Final Splatfest Results Are In!

The results of the final Splatoon 2 Splatfest are in with Chaos defeating Order 3-0. Chaos won the Votes 58.05% – 41.95%, the Normal rules 51.39% – 48.61%, and the Pro rules 50.34% – 49.66%. Results announcement video added and a ‘Thank you’ video added below…

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Chinese Company File Mewtwo Trademark

Chinese technology company Shenzhen Haibao Technology Co., Ltd. have applied for a MEWTWO trademark in Japan for purposes including smartphone covers, earphones, smartglasses, plug sockets, electric doorbells, and related. Actual application added below. Thanks to J-PlatPat.

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Dr. Mario World Launch Gifts!

Just a reminded that the Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp gifts for everyone to celebrate the release of Dr. Mario World are now available with the Blue virus tee, Yellow virus tee, Red virus tee, and Mario Bros. ‘stache (all pictured below).

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Summoning Focus: Weekly Revival 7

5★ Heroes who appeared before the start of Fire Emblem Heroes‘ Book II appear as focus Heroes with an initial appearance rate of 4% with Ryoma: Peerless Samurai, Hinoka: Warrior Princess, and Takumi: Wild Card available for Summoning Focus: Weekly Revival 7. Forging Bonds: Joining Forces was also announced for tomorrow.

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Wakusei Daisensou Iseijin X Announced For Switch

After both Gem Crash and Undead’s Building; Double Drive LLC have announced their third Nintendo Switch title with the strategy game Wakusei Daisensou Iseijin X・Kyoufu no Chikyuu Shinryaku Tour. No further information is known apart from the above screenshot, but we’ll update this post as soon as more is revealed!

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Small Weekend Update:Hobonichi Say That Mother 4 Is Not Being Made But Are Glad If Someone Else Makes It!

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Just a small weekend update: Nintendo Dream spoke with two employees of Shigesato Itoi’s Hobonichi company who said that Mother 4 is not being made, it’s impossible for Itoi to make it, but he’d be glad if someone else did. Read the full translation here . Continue reading

Hobonichi: It’s Impossible For Itoi To Create Mother 4, We’d Be Glad If Someone Else Created It

The September 2019 issue of Nintendo Dream magazine included a 13 page feature on the 30th anniversary of the MOTHER series and an interview with the editor-in-chief Mr. Yasuhiro Nagata and the designer Ms. Naho Sugimoto of Shigesato Itoi’s Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun (Hobonichi) company. The key part of the interview was titled “MOTHER 4 is not being made” and is translated below for Japanese Nintendo by BlackKite. Please include full credit if posting any part of it elsewhere. Image thanks to @7c4foh0rwv6oije.

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Update – Special Maps: Rival Domains

Special Maps: Rival Domains has been updated in Fire Emblem Heroes where this week, you’ll earn a bonus for defeating foes with flying allies. Create a brigade and try to destroy the enemy fortress!

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Astral Raids Are Here!

Astral Raids have arrived in Event Quests in Dragalia Lost and allow you to challenge against past raid bosses over the weekend if using Astral Pieces. Find out more information below including the featured boss, Hypnos…

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This Week’s Japanese Switch eShop Sales

41 more games have been added to the Japanese Switch eShop sales including 50% off the pictured SaGa Scarlet Grace (¥3,132), 50% off Kero Blaster (¥490), 40% off R-Type Dimensions EX (¥900), 40% off YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY- (¥1,188), 50% off 20XX (¥990), and many more. Check out the full list of Japanese Switch eShop sales here and buy your eShop cards from here.

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God Eater 3 Magazine Advert

Back page magazine advert for God Eater 3 taken from the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu. Order physical copies of the magazine here and the game here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off all orders over $20!

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River City Girls Dated For Japan

Arc System Works have announced that River City Girls will release for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam in Japan on 05 September 2019 as Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun Gaiden River City Girls. The Japanese release is expected to be digital only, although an Asian physical version with English language options has also been confirmed. Check out the teaser website here and today’s livestream below…

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Friday Update:Kirby Voted Fave Character, Dragon Quest XI S Goes Gold, Plus Much More News!

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Kirby again is voted the number one favourite videogame character of the readers of the Japanese magazine Nintendo Dream, Mario is number two for the second week running, and Pikachu moves up to the third position with Link down to fourth. Check out the top 10 here. Continue reading

Nintendo Dream Character Poll

  1. Kirby (Kirby) – 240pt
  2. Mario (Super Mario) – 102pt
  3. Pikachu (Pokémon) – 91pt
  4. Link (The Legend of Zelda)
  5. Sans (UNDERTALE)
  6. Luigi (Super Mario)
  7. Isabelle (Animal Crossing)
  8. Yoshi (Super Mario)
  9. Zelda (The Legend of Zelda)
  10. Chrom (Fire Emblem)
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf Bug Off

The second Bug Off bug-catching event (‘Mushitori Taikai’ in Japan) of the year will begin in Animal Crossing: New Leaf between 09:00–18:00 tomorrow, with the Awards ceremony taking place in Nat’s tent from 18:00–21:00. Receive an Insect set item if you hand over a record-breaking bug worth at least 80 points.

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