Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Videos

The opening movie and two gameplay videos for Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu which releases for Nintendo Switch on 27 June 2019. Preorder here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off.

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Zettai Zetsumei Toshi 4 Plus Announced For Switch

Granzella have announced that Zettai Zetsumei Toshi4Plus – Summer Memories – for Nintendo Switch will release this September in Japan priced at ¥6,998. A Switch localisation hasn’t been confirmed but will be called Disaster Report 4 Plus: Summer Memories in the west. Check out the official website here and both promo video and box art below. Thanks to Naruki.

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Apollo’s Cinema Cookie Announced

A new fortune cookie is coming to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp with Apollo’s Cinema Cookie arriving tomorrow (16 May) with items including film-noir movie poster, soda cinema seat, sci-fi film poster, popcorn cinema seat, cinema ticket booth, soundproof cinema wall, cinema concession stand, and classic cinema screen. Japanese and English trailers added below…

Edit: Apollo’s cinema cookie is now live!

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Yoiko Play Super Mario Maker 2

The new series of Let’s Play videos featuring comedy duo Yoiko (Game Center CX’s Shinya Arino and Masaru Hamaguchi) sees the pair play Super Mario Maker 2. The first episode sees Arino create his first course with Hamaguchi to play it in a future episode! More episodes to follow in the weeks to come!

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Yokai Watch 4 Postponed

Level-5 have announced that Yokai Watch 4: Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale has been postponed from 06 – 20 June to further improve the quality. Preorder the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off. TV commercial, promo video, and opening movie added below…

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Nintendo Catalog Tickets Announced

Nintendo have announced the Nintendo Catalog Ticket promotion (called ‘Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers’ outside of Japan). The promotion is is available exclusively to Nintendo Switch Online members who can purchase a set of two vouchers for ¥9,980, which can each be redeemed for a download version of any game from the huge selection which includes the upcoming Astral Chain, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and Super Mario Maker 2. Japanese and English trailers added below…

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The Super Mario Maker 2 Direct Post

Welcome to our live coverage of the Super Mario Maker 2 Direct where I’ll be covering the Japanese feed. All we know thus far is it will be approximately 15 minutes in length. Global times are 15:00 PT, 18:00 ET, 23:00 BST, 00:00 CET, and 07:00 JST. You can watch via YouTube, niconico, or in English.

● It begins! The game features Course IDs in order to share. Slopes and gentler slopes are featured for the first time. Angry Sun, Snake Block, and ON/OFF Switch are other new additions.

● Co-op Making to build levels together. Fire-breathing Red Yoshis! Story Mode! TOADS! More than 100 courses in Story Mode.

● New course themes (Desert, Snow, Forest, and Sky) and sounds. New Moon icon to turn day into night.

● Super Mario 3D World game style adds plenty of new features including Cat Mario. A new Koopa Troopa Car is added!

● Share courses in Course World and create your own Maker Profile. Multiplayer Versus and Co-op – both locally and online.

● Nintendo Catalog Ticket promotion announced for Nintendo Switch Online members and Super Mario Maker 2 Invitational announced for 08 June at E3.

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Doraemon Story of Seasons Preload

Preloads are now live for Doraemon Nobita no Bokujou Monogatari (Doraemon Story of Seasons) on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop. The full game launches on 13 June, priced at ¥6,588, requiring 834 MB, and supporting Japanese only. A demo has also been confirmed -but undated- for Japan, with a western localisation coming later this year. Preorder the packaged version here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off. Introduction video for crops added below.

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