Wednesday Update with Tiny Metal, Magikarp Jump, Mighty Gunvolt Burst, LUNAXXX and much more news!
● Area 34′s Advance Wars-inspired turn-based strategy game Tiny Metal is coming to Nintendo Switch in October 2017.
● Tobidasu! Nyanko Daisensou (The Battle Cats POP!) has sold over 500,000 copies on the Japanese 3DS eShop.
● The former Splash! Magikarp is starting to roll out on smartphones under the new name of Pokémon: Magikarp Jump.
● Nintendo Co., Ltd. shares are at a new ten month high of 30,490.00 — up a further 1.67% from yesterday!
● Inti Creates announced Mighty Gunvolt Burst for both Switch and 3DS and will be showing the game at BitSummit.
● Pygmy Studio also announced LUNAXXX for Nintendo Switch starring a boy and a robot in their quest to save the world!
● Human Corporation’s three Switch games World of Goo (as Goo no Wakusei), Little Inferno and Human Resource Machine will release in Japan over the next three weeks.
● Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sold 36,440 last week in Japan, Attack on Titan opened with just 8,599 & Switch hardware sold just 24,712 (MediaCreate).
● Gematsu are reporting that Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 will release for Switch at sometime this Fall in Japan.
● The Project Rap Rabbit Kickstarter has lowered its Switch stretch goal to $1.5 million with the game tier costing $25.
● Street Fighter II was voted the best Fighting Game of all time in Japan. Check out the full top 20 here.
● Pokémon Sun Moon has been updated to Ver. 1.2 which fixes several in-game bugs. Full details here.
● Eight new themes on the Theme Shop today including five Vocaloid, two Brave Dungeon and The Owl. Full list here.
● AlphadiA Genesis will be permanently reduced on the Japanese Wii U eShop from 24 May priced at just ¥1,080 (from ¥1,944).
● Level-5 announced that their smartphone game Yokai Watch Puni Puni (Wibble Wobble) has been downloaded 10 million times!
● Special Quests: Sacred Seals are now available in Fire Emblem Heroes (until 1 June).
● Miitomo added the first ‘Aim for pawfect pedigree! Canine Couture 2′ stage which includes a Yorkshire Terrier Outfit!
● And finally, I wrote a 100 word review for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia here. Look out for more 100 word reviews shortly!