Second Wednesday Update with Japanese Nintendo Direct recap with many new Switch and 3DS games announced!
● The Nintendo Direct is now over. Check out our live coverage here. The following recap will be brief as I’ve been awake for almost 24 hours!
● project OCTOPATH TRAVELER will release in 2018. A demo is available now.
● Also available now is Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition on (New) 3DS!
● In Kirby news: Kirby Battle Deluxe will release for 3DS on 30 November and Kirby: Star Allies will release for Switch in Spring 2018.
● Phantasy Star Online 2: Cloud was announced as coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018!
● Other new Switch games for 2018 include Doom and Wolfestein II: The New Colossus.
● And other new 3DS games include the Dillon game The Dead Heat Breakers (2018 release), Girls Mode 4: Star☆Stylist (2 November) and Mario Party 100: Mini Game Collection (28 December).
● A Snipperclips retail package will release on 10 November as Issho ni Chokitto Snippers Plus with some new content.
● Karaoke JOYSOUND for Nintendo Switch was announced.] for this Fall as a free download.
● The Nintendo Arcade Archives debut on 27 September with Mario Bros.! More arcade titles are planned afterwards!
● Four New Nintendo 2DS LL designs were announced with Black × Lime, White × Lavender, Poké Ball and Pikachu!
● A Super Mario Odyssey Bundle with console, game, (red) Joy-Con and carrying case.
● So much more (including PAN-PAN ~A Tiny Big Adventure~ now available on the Switch eShop! All other news pre-Direct…
● NBA 2K18 will also see the Legend Edition (¥9,622) and Legend Edition Gold (¥14,482) on the Nintendo Switch eShop next Tuesday (the regular edition is ¥6,804).
● At least 73.96% of Japanese Nintendo Switch owners have bought a copy of Splatoon 2 (this number excludes digital sales in August/September). Read the full charts here.
● Finally, check back tomorrow for the full Nintendo Arcade Archives currently planned. And thanks for following!