Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory Bug

Bandai Namco Entertainment have revealed that using a comma (,) in the name of the main character in Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory Complete Edition, you will not be able to save your gameplay progress. This will be fixed with Version 1.0.2, although there’s no indication this patch will be available on launch day (17 October). Buy the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Thanks to Naruki.

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Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth Videos

Japanese TV commercial for Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory Complete Edition which releases for Nintendo Switch in Japan on 17 October and includes both the original Cyber Sleuth, and follow-up, Hacker’s Memory. Pre-order here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

Edit: system introduction and battle introduction promo videos also added…

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Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth Coming to Japan

Bandai Namco Entertainment have announced that Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory will release for Nintendo Switch in Japan on 17 October (a day before the western release), priced at ¥6,458 for physical or digital version. This is the Complete Edition (although lacks that name in the title) and includes both the original Cyber Sleuth, and follow-up, Hacker’s Memory. Box art and promo video added below…

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Wednesday Update With Digimon Survive Announced, Taiko No Tatsujin Demo, Plus Tons More News!

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● Bandai Namco Entertainment announced the survival strategy RPG Digimon Survive for Nintendo Switch release in 2019. Teaser scan added here.

● Kadokawa Games officially announced God Wars 2 with Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 the likely platforms. No release window was given

● Bandai Namco Entertainment published a demo for Taiko no Tatsujin Nintendo Switch Version! on the Switch eShop with free Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion DLC available until 01 September.

● Sega will publish the first batch of SEGA AGES games in August with Sonic the Hedgehog and Thunder Force IV the only confirmed titles for the first batch priced at ¥999 each.

● Kefla will be added to Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch soon with a beta test for the Switch version of Dragon Ball FighterZ also planned for August.

● CyberConnect2 hope to release Fugue on the Battlefield in Summer 2019, with Tokyo Ogre Gate planned for three months after that and Cecile three months again.

● Dorasu announced the Block Crash series game Akihabara Crash! 123 Stage + 1 for release on Switch in November and set to feature real cosplayers.

● Atypical Games announced a port of the WWII tank game Battle Supremacy on the Nintendo Switch eShop on 02 August) priced at ¥1,100.

● Rainy Frog announced two new Piczle games: Piczle Lines DX: New Puzzles 500! for 26 July priced at ¥500, and Piczle Colors for Winter. DX trailer added here.

● Flyhigh Works will publish the Metroidvania game Xeodrifter in Japan next week (26 July) priced at ¥500 with preloading now live! Japanese trailer added here.

● Starsign today published the pinball games Jurassic Pinball and World Soccer Pinball in Japan priced at ¥300 apiece.

● CIRCLE Ent. also today published the puzzle platformer Toki Tori in Japan priced at ¥400. Japanese trailer added here.

● Nintendo published the Made in Wario Gorgeous Trial Version on the Japanese 3DS eShop requiring 811 blocks and with infinite plays. The full game is also available for preload priced at ¥5,378.

● The only theme on the Japanese 3DS Theme Shop this week features Bad Badtz-Maru pictured here and priced at ¥200.

● The latest Etrian Odyssey game, Sekaiju no Meikyuu X is now available to preload priced at ¥6,998 and requiring 6,600 blocks.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp saw Bluebear’s party cookie available at the Fortune Cookie Shop from today with the featured furniture item being a giant ice-cream sundae, plus a new special memory starring Bluebear, Julia, Mitzi, and Cherry.

Fire Emblem Heroes will see the latest Feh Channel broadcast on 20 July at 12:30 JST (19 July in North America) with the latest information on the game in an 18 minute broadcast. Livestream links added here.

OCTOPATH TRAVELER opened at number one in Japan selling an impressive 110,111 units at retail with the Switch version of Susume! Kinopio Taichou (Captain Toad) out-selling the Wii U first week sales. Full Nintendo charts posted here.

● Columbus Circle announced their fifth physical Famicom release with Battle Kid: Kiken na Wana (literally ‘Battle Kid: Dangerous Trap’) for 20 September priced at ¥5,378. Check out screenshots, box art, cartridge and trailer here.

● This week’s Famitsu review scores include Waku Waku Doubutsu Land with 28/40, Mantis Burn Racing with 28/40 and Yooka-Laylee with 30/40.

● Watch the 119th episode of NyaNyaNya! Neko Mario Time featuring Captain Toad Treasure Tracker, Mario Tennis Ace and Taiko no Tatsujin Nintendo Switch Version! here.

● The opening movie, introduction video, two TV commercials and web commercial for Made in Wario Gorgeous (WarioWare Gold) here.

● And another trailer for Tantei Jinguuji Saburo: PRISM OF EYES (Jake Hunter Detective Story: Prism of Eyes) here.

● Thanks to naruki for the Akihabara Crash! news!

● And thanks everybody for following. Please also follow me on Twitter @japanese3ds and buy me a coffee!

Digimon Survive Announced For Switch 

A new Digimon game entitled Digimon Survive has been announced for Nintendo Switch releasing in 2019 published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The game is a survival strategy RPG featuring both 2D and 3D graphics with training aspects. More news when we have it!

Edit: V-Jump scan added below (thanks to Gematsu).

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Sumikko Gurashi, AKB48, Digimon and more themes 

Seven new themes in the Japanese 3DS Theme Shop this week with the pictured above Sumikko Gurashi theme ‘Oheya no Sumi de Tabi Kinun’ from Nippon Columbia, three AKB48 themes ‘#SukiNanda’, ‘365 Nichi No Kamihikouki Koisuru’ and ‘Fortune Cookie’ from RecoChoku, a Digimon theme ‘Chapter 5 Symbiosis’ from Bandai Namco Entertainment and Hamukoro’s Life and THE FERRET themes both from FuRyu all priced at ¥200 each. Thumbnails at the source and trailers for the Sumikko Gurashi and AKB48 themes below… 


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