Shovel Knight, Kimoshiba, Rin-ne and Brave Dungeon themes 

This week’s update to the Japanese 3DS Theme Shop sees the pictured above Shovel Knight ‘Through the Shovel!’ theme from Nintendo for ¥200 and the pictured below Kimoshiba theme from FuRyu for ¥200, Kyōkai no Rinne again from FuRyu for ¥200 and two more Brave Dungeon character themes from Inside System for ¥100 each or ¥150 for both.

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Shovel Knight on Switch, Miitomo official accounts to end, Monster Hunter XX × Gudetama and more!

Shovel Knight is coming to Nintendo Switch with Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove and Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment both announced. More information by Yacht Club Games here.

Miitomo will be removing the official accounts over the next few weeks. Three of the sixteen have already left.

Monster Hunter XX will feature an all-new collaboration with Gudetama as pictured in this Famitsu page.

Denpa Ningen no RPG FREE! has started a ‘Thank you & comeback campaign’ with gifts for regulars and 300,000 Gold and ‘Da Damage’ (that inflicts 9,999 damage) to deserters. Full details here.

● The Nintendo Switch Experience Meeting 2017 will air live on YouTube this weekend at 10:30 JST both days (Friday and Saturday in Americas). Go here for the video links.

● A new The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild screenshot taken from Facebook here.

Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS had sold 984.331 copies in Japan as of Sunday excluding digital. It’s safe to say it’ll be at a million now!

● And a new Creeping Terror video (it’s out next week! here.

● That’s all for now but check back later for the Collectible Badge Center update and more!

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Shovel Knight sells 1.5 million copies

Yacht Club Games’ excellent Shovel Knight has sold 1.5 million copies as revealed in USGamer. There’s no platform breakdown (3DS was at 29% and Wii U at 17% when the game was at 1.2 million) nor territorial breakdown (Japanese sales are expected to be relatively low although the game and amiibo were both published by Nintendo). Thanks to Nirolak from NeoGAF.

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Latest eShop Charts with Shovel Knight #1!

Nintendo 3DS

01. Shovel Knight
02. Bokujou Monogatari: Mitsu no Sato no Taisetsu na Tomodachi
03. The Battle Cats POP!
04. Pocket Monsters Yellow Version
05. Pocket Monsters Red Version
06. Battle of Elemental REBOOST
07. Cube Creator 3D
08. Culdcept Revolt (pre-load)
09. Pocket Monsters Blue Version
10. Dot Paint

Wii U

01. Shovel Knight
02. Minecraft: Wii U Edition
03. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
04. Mario & Sonic AT Rio Olympics
05. Splatoon
06. Custom Robo V2
07. Super Mario Maker
08. BLOK DROP U
09. Mighty No. 9
10. Super Mario World

Period counted 27 June – 3 July. Awesome start for Shovel Knight! New entries bolded. Yu-Gi-Oh! probably won’t be counted next week but it’ll be interesting to see how successful Culdcept Revolt is.

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