Lethal League Blaze Demo

Oizumi Amuzio have just published a demo for Lethal League Blaze on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop, with the full game now available priced at ¥2,000. Multiple languages are supported including English. A retail version releases on 12 September – preorder here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Thanks to Naruki.

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Yuji Horii In Weekly Meetings For Next Dragon Quest Game

With Square-Enix recently going on a recruitment drive for the next Dragon Quest HD title (see this post), the series’ creator Yuji Horii today tweeted that he is attending almost weekly meetings for the next Dragon Quest game! Check out the full translated tweet below. Many thanks to @BlackKite.

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Nintendo Confirm Switch Software Can Be Played On Multiple Systems

After yesterday’s Nintendo Switch Lite announcement, Nintendo today confirmed that you can play downloaded software with multiple Nintendo Switch consoles as long as each console is linked to the same Nintendo Account. However, you can not simultaneously play download software on multiple devices.

Most save data can be moved between Switch consoles with some exceptions. Most Nintendo Switch Online games can also have their save data synced between multiple consoles too. Preorder a Nintendo Switch Lite here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

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SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays Dated

Bandai Namco Entertainment have announced that SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays will release for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Steam on 28 November 2019 priced at ¥8,200 + tax for the standard physical or digital version, and ¥12,000 + tax for the Premium G Sound Edition. New promo video added below. Thanks to Famitsu.

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Next Yo-kai Watch 4 Update Detailed

Level-5 have announced that the early August update for Yo-kai Watch 4 will be Version 1.3.0. The update will add the new Yougoku Sumo Hall map where you can battle against Raidenryu, who is the strongest enemy – stronger than even the game’s final boss!

The update also adds more new yokai, including those that are suitable for sumo wrestling, and both Enma and Nurarihyon can be befriended. Many thanks to BlackKite for the translation. Buy the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off! Images added below along with the updates promo video…

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Super Mario Run Log-In Bonus

Super Mario Run players can today log-in to see a gift of Rally Tickets x10, a Gold Fireworks Cannon, a Silver Fireworks Cannon, and a Fireworks Cannon sent to their Gift Box to celebrate the launch of Dr. Mario World.

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The Ninja Warriors Once Again Dated

Taito have announced that The Ninja Warriors Once Again will release worldwide for Nintendo Switch on 25 July priced at ¥3,024. The Japanese release looks like being digital only, but you can preorder the Asian release, The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors, (with English language support) here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Original trailer and second trailer added below. Thanks to Naruki.

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Hello Kitty Cookie Available

A new fortune cookie is coming to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp with Hello Kitty Cookie featuring Hello Kitty dress, Hello Kitty chair, Hello Kitty table, Hello Kitty planter, Hello Kitty drawers, Hello Kitty hat, Hello Kitty bed, and the featured item Hello Kitty couch. The cookie will be available from 11 July-02 September. Trailer added below…

Edit: cookie now available. Post updated with full list of items.

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Cinnamoroll Cookie Available

A new fortune cookie is coming to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp with Cinnamoroll Cookie featuring Cinnamoroll table, Cinnamoroll stool, Cinnamoroll parasol, Cinnamoroll tray, Cinnamoroll sofa, Cinnamoroll sign, Cinnamoroll hat, and the featured item Cinnamoroll couch. The cookie will be available from 11 July-02 September. Trailer added below…

Edit: cookie now available. Post updated with full list of items.

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Gyroidite Scavenger Hunt On Now!

Gyroidite Scavenger Hunt: Sanrio Characters Collection is on now in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp! This time you’ll be hunting for Hello Kitty gyroidite! Once you’ve collected enough Hello Kitty gyroidite, you can use them to craft limited-time Hello Kitty amenities and Sanrio Characters Collection tees! Check out all the details below along with the Sanrio Characters Crafting Collection and Sanrio Characters Goals #1 …

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Stranded Sails Coming to Japan

The recently announced open world farming adventure game Stranded Sails will also be releasing for Nintendo Switch in Japan this October with Merge Games publishing and Kakehashi Games handling the localisation. The game sees you ship-wrecked on a mysterious archipelago, establish a small farm, and fend off the supernatural danger! Announcement trailer added below…

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Famitsu Most Wanted

  1. Pokémon Sword/Shield (Switch) – 665
  2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch) – 528
  3. DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition (Switch) – 511
  4. Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Switch) – 422
  5. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 316
  6. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Switch) – 299
  7. Ushiro (Switch) – 229
  8. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 191
  9. Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Switch) – 176
  10. ASTRAL CHAIN (Switch) – 173
  11. TRIALS of MANA (Switch) – 152
  12. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 (Switch) – 109
  13. Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 106
  14. DAEMON X MACHINA (Switch) – below 106
  15. Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout (Switch) – below 106
  16. Rune Factory 4 Special (Switch) – below 106
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Dr. Mario World Magazine Advert

Full page magazine advert for Dr. Mario World taken from the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu. Order physical copies of the magazine here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off all orders over $20!

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Huge Wednesday Update:Nintendo Finally Announce The Nintendo Switch Lite, Plus Much More News!

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I’ll preface this update with a quick mention of the former Nintendo Co., Ltd. President Satoru Iwata as it’s now 11 July in Japan and the fourth anniversary of his passing. It’s perhaps rather fitting that Nintendo chose this time to officially announce the long since rumoured Nintendo Switch Lite console which launches on 20 September in three colours. Continue reading