Fishing Spirits Sells 500k, Plus More News

In Switch news: Tsuri Spirits Nintendo Switch Version has sold 500k, Fitness Boxing has sold 900k, plus several new game announcements…

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Namcot Collection Screenshots

The first screenshots for Bandai Namco Entertainment’s upcoming Namcot Collection which releases for Nintendo Switch on June 18, 2020, priced at ¥2,640. The available titles are Wagyan Land, Pac-Man, Galaga, The Tower of Druaga, Battle City, Star Luster, Family Jockey, Yokai Dochuki, Dragon Spirit, Quinty, and Splatterhouse Wanpaku Graffiti. The features include save states, rewind function, and screen settings. Languages supported are Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, and English. Pre-order the packaged version at this link with the Amazon exclusive being this original digital wallpaper.

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Bandai Namco Open Multiple Websites

Bandai Namco Entertainment have opened up multiple websites for games announced at yesterday’s Nintendo Direct mini with the website for the pictured Pro Yakyuu Famista 2020 located here, the website for Mr. Driller Encore (known as “Mr. Driller DrillLand” in the west) here, and the website for Namcot Collection here.

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Namcot Collection Announced For Switch

Bandai Namco Entertainment have announced the release of a Namcot Collection for Nintendo Switch in Japan on June 18, 2020 featuring many of the company’s classic titles from yesteryear including the pictured Wagyan Land included with the free-to-play package and additional titles at ¥330 each with, Pac-Man, Galaga, The Tower of Druaga, Battle City, Star Luster, Family Jockey, Yokai Dochuki, Dragon Spirit, Quinty (Mendel Palace), and Splatterhouse Wanpaku Graffiti. The full package will be ¥2,640 for physical or a free download with individual purchases for digital. Pre-order the packaged version at this link. Promo video, TV commercial, and box art added below…

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Namcot founder dies at 91

Masaya Nakamura (中村 雅哉) who founded Nakamura Manufacturing in 1955 which later was renamed Namcot, Namco and more recently Bandai Namco Entertainment passed away on 22 January at the age of 91. The news was only just made public by Bandai Namco at the request of the family. Namco are one of the most important third party publishers on Nintendo consoles since the Famicom era right through to their recent announced Switch support.