Thursday Update with Future Card Buddyfight and three more games releasing today plus much more news!
● Future Card Buddyfight: Mezase! Buddy Champion! is now available on Nintendo 3DS and includes over 3,400 cards. Passwords for three exclusive cards (Bar Dragon, Jack Knife and Abigail) are on the official website and an official theme released today (not yesterday with the other themes as previously stated!). Also available today on 3DS are Manga-ka Debut Monogatari: Suteki na Manga o Egakou from Nippon Columbia and Stella Glow Bargain Editionfrom Sega. ACA NEOGEO The King of Fighters ’94 from Hamster is also available for Switch owners
● Monster Hunter XX will include an ‘Armor Synthesis’ which allows you to fuse two costumes but keep the stats of the preferred costume and the appearance of another. There’s also a set of 24 LINE stickers available today.
● Battle Princess Madelyn is up now on Kickstarter where a Switch or Wii U digital copy can be pre-ordered for $20. It’s listed as February 2018. Flyhigh Works will be handling the Japanese localisation.
● Fire Emblem Heroes was the fifth highest grossing mobile game in Japan in February with Nintendo the ninth top publisher according to App Annie. The Inherit Skill feature is available in-game from today along with new Training Tower Special Quests.
● Super Bomberman R will receive a patch tomorrow (17 March) at 10:00 JST correcting the online lag issue.
● Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete announcement will be coming soon as teased by Yuji Horii.
● Animal Crossing Soft Candy will release in Japan on Tuesday priced at ¥216 for a packet of apple flavoured candy!
● Taiko no Tatsujin Yellow Version which replaced the Red Version in arcades yesterday includes the Squid Sisters song ‘Calamari Inkantation’.
● Blaster Master Zero will see a soundtrack release on 5 May for ¥2,160 with 29 tracks and a 16 page colour booklet.
● Collectible Badge Center will be updated this evening so check back on the website then! I’ll also be working on Famitsu Most Wanted and the Theme Charts today also!