Wednesday Update with Travis Strikes Again, Mom Hid My Game and Dragon Marked For Death all announced for Switch!
● The main event from the Nindies Showcase video presentation was the new No More Heroes title Travis Strikes Again which releases for Nintendo Switch in 2018. Trailer here. Oh, and image stolen from Nibel!
● One of my favourite 3DS eShop games this year Hidden my game by mom is coming to Nintendo Switch as Mom Hid My Game!
● Inti Creates have announced the ‘Dark Fantasy style Action RPG’ Dragon Marked For Death for Nintendo switch releasing this Winter!
● Super Meat Boy Forever is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018. Super Meat Boy ‘will more than likely come to Switch this year’ too!
● Shovel Knight: King of Cards was another new announcement expected for Japan from today’s Nindies Showcase and is the final campaign of Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove.
● Kemco will publish the fantasy JRPG Symphony of Eternity on the Nintendo 3DS eShop next week (6 September) priced at ¥800.
● Next week will also the Picross clone Pic-a-Pix Color on the 3DS eShop as Oekaki Puzzle Pic-a-Pix priced at ¥500 and courtesy of Rainy Frog.
● Sectordub have announced the ‘absurd puzzle-exploration game’ Pikuniku for Nintendo Switch scheduled for worldwide release in 2018. Trailer here.
● GameTrust Games today released the strategy game Has-Been Heroes on the Nintendo Switch eShop in Japan priced at ¥2,000.
● Nintendo of America have announced that the SplatNet service for the original Splatoon on the Wii U will end on 7 September 2017. Online multiplayer battles will continue for the foreseeable future.
● Physical Contact: 2048 is now scheduled for Nintendo Switch on 7 September priced at ¥500. Trailer here. Physical Contact: Picture Place has still to be dated.
● Last week’s retail sales on Media Create saw Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. with 84,277, Splatoon 2 with 54,443, Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete with 30,146 and Nintendo Switch hardware with 69,694.
● The 3DS Theme Shop today saw another Sumikko Gurashi theme from Nippon Colombia, a Metroid: Samus Returns ‘Samus Aran’ theme from Nintendo and a Little Twin Stars and a THE HAMSTER theme both from FuRyu
● Nintendo also added the new Metroid: Samus Returns ‘Samus Aran’ theme as a My Nintendo Reward until 30 September for just 20 Gold Points. Check out the full list of rewards here.
● Yokai Watch 3 Sushi / Tempura / Sukiyaki Version 4.0 is now available on 3DS. Check out the promo video and two TV commercials here.
● Overfence will be delivering a third major update to Battle Sports Mekuru (Flip Wars) in the near future. More information coming soon.
● I’ve updated the eShop Sales page with some new additions including Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch, 100% Pasukaru Sensei: Perfect Paint Bombers, Elminage Gothic 3D Remix, Atelier Deco la Doll Collection and Moero!! Pro Yakyuu 2016.
● A four minute ‘Power Up Introduction Video’ for Metroid: Samus Returns here.
● Fire Emblem Musou ‘Dual Mystery ② Ryoma × Marth’ video here.
● An almost four hour livestream video for Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. here.
● The launch livestream video for Armed Blue Gunvolt Striker Pack here.
● And a launch livestream video for Yoru no Nai Kuni 2: Shingetsu no Hanayome here.
● Finally, Weekly Famitsu readers have voted for their top 100 games of all time. I’ve posted the top ten here. And thanks for following!