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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Super Monkey Ball Demo

A demo for Sega Games’ upcoming Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD is now available on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop and plays in English! 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.

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Super Monkey Ball Available to Preload

Sega Games’ upcoming Tabegoro! Super Monkey Ball (Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD) is now available to preload on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop priced at ¥3,229, requiring 1.4 GB, and supporting Japanese, English, Korean, and Chinese. The full game launches on 31 October. Pre-order the packaged version here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. New trailer added below…

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Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz Theme Song

Sega Games have announced that the theme song for Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD will be sung by the voice actor unit Banana Fritters, and entitled ‘Koisuru Banana’. The song will soon be available on YouTube (I’ll add to this post when released). Pre-order the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

Edit: theme song, special interview, and both Ryozo Tsujimoto and Banana Fritters at the SMB HQ added below!

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Tuesday Update:Super Monkey Ball And The Legend of Heroes Games Coming to Switch, Plus More News!

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After months of rumours, trademarks, and rating; Sega Games finally announced Tabegoro !Super Monkey Ball for release on Nintendo Switch on 31 October as a remake of the Wii release. The game was later renamed Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD for release in the west two days earlier!

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Super Monkey Ball Coming to Switch UPDATED

Sega Games have announced that Tabegoro !Super Monkey Ball is coming to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 on 31 October 2019 with the Steam version coming in December. The game is a remake of Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (Ukiuki Party Daishuugou) for Wii. More information will be in this week’s issue of Weekly Famitsu. Teaser scan and first screenshots added below…

Edit 1: it’s confirmed for western release on 29 October as Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD. Announcement trailer added below…

Edit 2: Japanese website open (here), Japanese price is just ¥3,229 ($30), Japanese box art and trailer also added below…

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