Huge Wednesday Update with Neko Atsume coming to 3DS next week plus more news!
● Neko Atsume was finally announced for Nintendo 3DS! Hit-Point will again publish the game next week (26 April) priced at ¥800. The smartphone version has achieved over 19 million downloads (in most likelihood that figure will have exceeded 20 million as it’s taken from an November 2016 4Gamer article).
● The Game 15 (Culture Brain Excel’s 15 mini-game collection) and BOX UP from Cosen were also both announced for next week too with both priced at ¥300.
● Three more PC Engine games will release on the Wii U Virtual Console next week too with the strategy game Hisou Kihei X-Serd (¥617), the platformer Dragon Egg! (¥617) and the racer Moto Roader MC (¥823).
● Pac-Man Collection and Pac-Man on Wii U and the Game Boy version of Pac-Man on 3DS will all be removed from the respective eShops on 28 April with no reason given.
● Cardfight!! Vanguard: Ride to Victory!! and Cardfight!! Vanguard: Lock On Victory!! will also both be removed from the 3DS eShop next week (26 April).
● Shounen Ashibe GO! GO! Goma-chan saw a 3DS theme (and game!) today plus there were new Fruits Basket and Fruits Basket Another themes.
● Shinobi Refle: Senran Kagura details from Famitsu (via Gematsu!): it will be a download-only title and only features Asuka.
● The Monster Hunter XX × Detective Conan (Case Closed) collaboration has now begun!
● A Fate/EXTELLA LIMITED BOX containing the game, box and pouch was announced by Marvelous.
● Nintendo have announced that the Nintendo Switch will return to the My Nintendo Store this Friday (21 April).
● The Famitsu page for Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete has now removed 2017 and replaced with TBD.
● Keys Factory have announced a number of official Splatoon 2 themed accessories (Joy-Con Hard and Silicone Cover Collections, Quick Pouch Collection and the Front Cover Collection) for Nintendo Switch to release on 21 July.
● A Kirby × Yummy Mart lingerie collaboration with Kirby Mini One-Pi, Kirby Pyjamas, Kirby Bustier Set, Kirby Eye Mask, Kirby Rucksack and Kirby Panties (link).
● Fire Emblem Heroes is having a Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Japan Release Celebration Bonus (five Orbs) and Special Quests to get one or more of the three Pegasus Sisters.
● And that’s all for today other than Eurogamer reporting that a Super Famicom Mini/SNES Mini is coming this year. As always, I’ll wait for the official word!