Star Ocean Coming to Switch

Square-Enix have announced a HD remake of the PSP game Star Ocean First Departure game for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 as Star Ocean First Departure R. No further release details have been announced. First Departure is itself a remake of the 1996 Super Famicom original Star Ocean game. A world-wide release is confirmed. First artwork added below…

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Saitama Games Crowdfunding For Switch

Saitama Games have announced that they are crowdfunding for additional content for their smartphone RPG Yusha VS Dragon and to develop a brand new game for Nintendo Switch! Tiers start at ¥2,000 which include getting your name in the in-game credits right up to ¥100,000 ($915) to get the game translated into Korean or English, or to add your own character into the game!

The schedule for the new Switch game is a teaser site in November 2019, alpha version completed in December, beta version by July 2020, and full release in December 2020. If the project isn’t successfully 100% funded, then they still plan to implement the plan! Many thanks to Naruki in help writing this. Yusha VS Dragon gameplay footage added below…

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Realm Royale Founder’s Pack Available

Hi-Rez Studios have just released the fantasy Battle Royale game Realm Royale Founder’s Pack on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop priced at ¥1,668 and which allows you gain access to the game which is in Closed Beta for now. Multiple languages are available including English. Realm Royale will be free to play later in 2019. English launch trailer added below…

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Keotoshi!Treasure Hunter! Dated

UNTIES have announced they will be publishing Wingplay’s four-player party game Keotoshi!Treasure Hunter! on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop on 06 June priced at ¥1,500. Check out the website here and promo video below…

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Dear Magi

Dear Magi Dated For Switch

Careux have announced that the visual novel game Dear Magi -Mahou Shonen Gakka- (Dear My Magical Boys) will release on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop on 06 June 2019 priced at ¥3,980.  Opening movie added below. Many thanks to Naruki. 

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Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Dated

Bandai Namco Entertainment have announced that Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet COMPLETE EDITION for Nintendo Switch will release on 08 August 2019 priced at ¥7,344. Promo video added below. Many thanks to Naruki.

Edit: it releases on 09 August in the west. English promo video also added.

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Nintendo Reveal BitSummit 7 Plans

Nintendo have revealed their plans for the BitSummit 7 Spirits event in Kyoto from 01-02 June with the Nintendo Booth having both a trial area and cafe-style Indie World Café area featuring 30 Nintendo Switch systems and 46 Nintendo Switch games (and more to be announced). Full line-up added below…

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