Super Bomberman R eShop Sale

Konami’s Super Bomberman R is currently 34% off on the Japanese Switch eShop and is priced at ¥1,980 until 13 January. Buy the physical version here and buy your eShop cards here.

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New Goemon Trademark

Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. have applied for a new trademark (商願2019-136806) in Japan for ゴエモン (Goemon) for a huge number of purposes including both “game program” and “game software”. The last Goemon game was “Goemon Toukai Douchuu” back in 2005 for Nintendo DS. Actual application added below. Thanks to J-PlatPat and Naruki.

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Mr. Goemon Coming to Switch

Hamster are publishing the side-scrolling platform game Arcade Archives Mr. Goemon on the Nintendo Switch eShop this week (31 October) priced at ¥838. The game was originally published by Konami in 1986 and is the first title in the Goemon series. Screenshots added below…

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New Mii Fighter Costumes

As well as Terry Bogard being announced for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Banjo-Kazooie available today, more DLC fighters in development, Version 5.0 marking the return of the Home Run Contest; new paid Mii Fighter Costumes were also announced for later today with Goemon from Mystical Ninja (Swordfighter), Proto Man from Mega Man (Gunner), Zero from Mega Man X (Swordfighter), Team Rocket from Pokémon (Brawler), and Sans from UNDERTALE (Gunner). Screens and trailer added below…

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eShop sales (Goemon edition)

Ganbare Goemon sale (20 – 31 December)

Ganbare Goemon: Karakuri Douchuu 500 yen → 250 yen
Ganbare Goemon Gaiden: Kieta Ougon Kiser 500 yen → 250 yen
Ganbare Goemon: Sarawareta Ebisumaru! 400 yen → 200 yen
Ganbare Goemon: Kurofune Tou no Nazo 400 yen → 200 yen

Just a few notes: the first two titles are Famicom and last two Game Boy. The first Goemon was the largest Famicom cartridge at the time and is original Legend of Zelda-y. Gaiden (pictured) is more Dragon Quest-y. The first Game Boy title is great, the other was translated into the US as Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon and is absolute pants.