Tuesday Update with Nintendo Switch system update, Danmaku Unlimited 3, FUZE Code Studio and more news!
● Nintendo Switch was updated to Version 3.0.0 with six new Splatoon 2 icons, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Friend Lists, updated connected controllers (including adding the Pokkén one) and so much more. Full patch notes here.
● Nikkei again reported on the electronic parts shortages in the Kansai region that could affect Nintendo Switch production.
● Nintendo Co., Ltd. stock increased by a further 1.33% and is at its new highest level — 37,450 — since October 2008.
● The bullet hell shooter Danmaku Unlimited 3 is heading to Nintendo Switch in 2017. Trailer here. No Japanese confirmation. Yet!
● FUZE Code Studio for Nintendo Switch is an “Easy to learn text based programming language” with “No coding experience required” that allows you to “Create your own apps and fast 2D — 3D games” and due in Q2 2018 in the west. Website here. It’s compatible with the HORI keyboard which releases in September.
● Project Rap Rabbit saw just £162,057 pledged from the £855,000 goal with 2,920 backers on its Kickstarter. The official word is that “work on Project Rap Rabbit cannot continue at this time.”
● The Tower of Permanently developer tweeted that the game is coming to home consoles (it always was officially just smartphones and PC) with I guess the teased Switch version now all-but-definite.
● The latest Square Enix trademark application in Japan is for ‘Wander Arts’.
● Weekly Famitsu review scores this week have Radiant Historia Perfect Chronology (3DS) at 33/40 (9888), Human Resource Machine (Switch) at 30/40 (7878) and Asdivine Cross (3DS) at 27/40 (7776).
● COMG! sales for the past week saw ARMS with 154 pts. Pre-orders are Splatoon 2 with 696 pts and Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete with 359 pts.
● CYBER Gadget have just released some Joy-Con Rubber Grips that turn your Joy-Con into something a little more substantial. Website here.
● Last but not least, a series of UNIQLO × Hako Boy (BOXBOY!) T-shirts are available in Japan from here.