Sonic Confirmed For Super Monkey Ball

Sega Games have confirmed that Sonic the Hedgehog will be a playable character in Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD. Sonic, along with costumes for AiAi and friends, can be unlocked by playing through the game. The game launches on 29 October in the west and the 31st in Japan. Pre-order the packaged version here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Artwork, screenssots, and reveal trailer added below.

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Sonic the Hedgehog Odekake Plush: Classic Sonic

SEGA Interactive are releasing the above Sonic the Hedgehog Odekake Plush: Classic Sonic in October. Sonic is approximately 320mm tall and comes with a Ring, Sonic’s snap buttons on his hands allows him to hold the ring! Preorder Sonic here – – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off! More pictures added below…

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Sonic Event Coming to PSO2

A Sonic the Hedgehog limited-time event is coming to Phantasy Star Online 2 until 03 July to celebrate Sonic’s birthday, called Sonic Lobby. Super space-time enemy Sonic Nyau will also make an appearance. Screenshots added below…

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New Mii Fighter Costumes

New Mii Fighter costumes are also coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on 17 April including Persona 4 Protagonist (Swordfighter), Persona 3 Protagonist (Swordfighter), Morgana Hat, Teddie Hat, Knuckle (Brawler), and Tails (Gunner) priced at ¥80/$0.75. Trailer and screenshots added below…


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This Week On The Japanese eShop 

21 new games are scheduled to release on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop this week, including the pictured Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland from Koei Tecmo, Steins;Gate Elite from MAGES and Sonic the Hedgehog from Sega. Also scheduled this week are the initial 20 Nintendo Switch Online Famicom games. Check out the current list of software below, and buy your Nintendo eShop Cards here! Post to be updated later this week with final list and artwork.

Atelier ~Arland no Renkinjutsushi1・2・3~ DX (Koei Tecmo Games) ¥11,664

Rorona no Atelier ~Arland no Renkinjutsushi~ DX (Koei Tecmo Games) ¥5,184

Totori no Atelier ~Arland no Renkinjutsushi2~ DX (Koei Tecmo Games) ¥5,184

Meruru no Atelier ~Arland no Renkinjutsushi3~ DX (Koei Tecmo Games) ¥5,184

Daisenryaku Perfect 4.0 (SystemSoft Alpha) ¥8,424

Nil・Admirari no Tenbin: Irodori Nadeshiko (Idea Factory) ¥7,344

STEINS;GATE ELITE (MAGES.) ¥7,560

ACA NEOGEO Cyber Lip (Hamster) ¥823

Arcade Archives Excitebike (Hamster) ¥823

CAPCOM BELT ACTION COLLECTION (Capcom) ¥3,300

THE Card ~Poker, Texas Hold ‘em, Blackjack, Page One~ (D3 Publisher) ¥500

Darts UP (Starsign) ¥400

Element (Flightless) ¥1,500

The Gardens Between (The Voxel Agents) ¥2,199

Life Goes On (GAMEPOCH) ¥1,499

Mitsurugi Kamui Hikae (ZENITH BLUE) ¥1,200

Reigns: Kings & Queens (Devolver Digital) ¥760

Saiaku Naru Saiyaku Ningen ni Sasagu (Kemco) ¥3,000

SEGA AGES Sonic the Hedgehog (Sega Games) ¥999

SEGA AGES Thunderforce IV (Sega Games) ¥999

Steredenn: Binary Stars (Rainy Frog) ¥1,300

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