Dragon Quest Slime Wireless Controller

HORI are releasing a Dragon Quest Slime Wireless Controller for Nintendo Switch on 27 September with built-in rechargeable battery, plus a “Slime controller stand”, “Treasure box stand” and “Circlet” for decoration! Preorder here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off. More pictures added below…

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Famitsu Most Wanted

  1. Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete S (Switch) – 569
  2. Fire Emblem Fuuka Setsugetsu (Switch) – 549
  3. Atsumare Doubutsu no Mori (Switch) – 431
  4. Pocket Monsters Sword/Shield (Switch) – 417
  5. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 329
  6. Ushiro (Switch) – 265
  7. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 252
  8. Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) – 246
  9. Zelda no Densetsu: Yume o Miru Shima (Switch) – 226
  10. Yokai Watch 4 Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale (Switch) – 179
  11. ASTRAL CHAIN (Switch) – 166
  12. Jinrui no Minasama he (Switch) – 130
  13. Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 127
  14. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu (Switch) – 123
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Splatoon 2 Final Fest Rewards

The latest My Nintendo Rewards in Japan are for Splatoon 2 Chaos and Order Reflector Keychains for 50 Platinum Points each (plus ¥540 for domestic shipping). The My Nintendo Store are also selling Chaos and Order T-shirts priced at ¥3,780 each. Check out images of all four items below and go here for the full list of Japanese Rewards.

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Piczle Cross Adventure Announced

Score Studios have announced that the retro-RPGeque puzzle adventure game Piczle Cross Adventure has begun development. No platform has been confirmed but Switch is a favourite due to three previous Piczle puzzle titles currently available on the eShop! Teaser trailer added below…

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Grand Hero Battle – Cynthia: Hero Chaser

From the Fire Emblem Awakening game, a new Grand Hero, Cynthia: Hero Chaser is waiting in Fire Emblem Heroes‘ Special Maps for Grand Hero Battle – Cynthia: Hero Chaser. Today also sees a new map in Tactics Drills: Skill Studies (pictured below alongside artwork for Cynthia)…

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Omega Vampire Dated For Japan

Prototype have announced they are releasing the homoerotic vampiric visual novel game Omega Vampire for Nintendo Switch on 29 August 2019 priced at ¥6,480. The game sees you play as Moriya Keiichi whose attribute transforms from Beta into Omega due to a life-saving drug, which then attracts vampires to him. Opening movie and promo movie added below. Thanks to Naruki.

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New Horizons and Pocket Camp Won’t Directly Connect

In an IGN interview with Nintendo’s Aya Kyogoku and Hisashi Nogami, it was revealed that the newly announced Animal Crossing: New Horizons for Nintendo Switch won’t directly connect to the Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp mobile game as was previously planned: “We want to make sure to separate the gameplay because we feel they’re two different types of games” although collaboration items are being planned for the two games. Via Nintendo Life.

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Dead by Daylight Dated For Japan

3goo have announced they will be publishing Behaviour Interactive’s horror game Dead by Daylight for Nintendo Switch in Japan on 26 September, including a physical version priced at ¥4,968. Box art added below. Thanks to Naruki.

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LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Coming to Japan

Warner Japan have announced that the latest LEGO Star Wars game LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will be coming to Nintendo Switch in Japan in 2020 along with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam versions. Check out the announcement trailer below…

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Wednesday Update:Nintendo Market Values Drops After E3, More Reports Of Two New Switch Models, Plus Much More News!

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● After a successful E3 showing to many of their loyal fanbase; Nintendo Co., Ltd. shares dropped by (3.53%) in Japan the day following the Direct, effectively losing the equivalent to $1bn in market value according to the Financial Times, largely due to the delay of the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game… Continue reading

Pokémon Sword/Shield Famitsu Cover

This week’s issue (No.1593) of Weekly Famitsu magazine features Pokémon Sword/Shield as its cover story. Order physical copies of the magazine here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off!

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