Voez is one of Japan’s launch games on the Switch eShop. Thankfully, we haven’t had to wait long for a localization announcement. Circle confirmed on Twitter earlier today that the company will handle Voez in the west.
The brief tweet reads:
This is our first Switch game, and more titles on Nintendo platforms will comes in this year! pic.twitter.com/Oz9V8jcaCy
— CIRCLE Ent. (@CIRCLE_Ent) February 27, 2017
Voez doesn’t have a release date for North America or Europe yet, though we’ll keep you informed as the situation develops.
Pokemon GO update rolling out (version 1.27.3 / 0.57.3)
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Update (2/27): The update should now be live on iOS and Android.
Original (2/24): A new update is rolling out for Pokemon GO. However, it won’t be as significant as the last one that introduced a bunch of Pokemon and features.
iOS users will soon have access to version 1.27.3. On Android, the game’s update will be 0.57.3. Niantic says the patch will “implement performance improvements.”
Niantic announces 650 million downloads for Pokemon GO
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During the 2017 Game Developers Conference today, Niantic announced that its hit mobile game Pokemon GO has exceeded 650 million downloads.
Niantic chief technology officer Phil Keslin mentioned that trainers have now walked roughly 8.7 billion kilometers (5.4 billion miles) while playing Pokemon GO. Keslin said that distance is “just shy of Pluto”, but it’s actually closer since Pluto is about 7.5 billion kilometers (4.67 billion miles) away even at its farthest distance from Earth.
Keslin added that Niantic intends to keep Pokemon GO fresh with regular content updates.
Miyamoto and Aonuma on training the next generation of Nintendo devs
Posted 2 hours ago by Brian in General Nintendo, Videos | 6 Comments
The next piece of content stemming from Game Informer’s month-long coverage of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is now online. In today’s feature, the magazine spoke with Shigeru Miyamoto and series producer Eiji Aonuma about the younger generations of game developers within Nintendo.
For now, you can watch the interview on Game Informer here. We should have an embed option from YouTube within a couple of days.
Snipperclips Joy-Con bundle pre-orders live on Amazon UK
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Amazon UK is now taking pre-orders for the new Snipperclips Joy-Con bundle. This is the standard Neon Red/Blue bundle, but with a special code included for Snipperclips. If you were planning on buying both, it’ll save you a bit of extra cash. Place an order here if interested.
Super Bomberman R – 30 FPS, online lobbies confirmed
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Super Bomberman R will run at 30 frames per second, according to Konami. The game is also confirmed to run at the Switch’s full resolution in both console and portable modes.
Super Bomberman R’s Battle Mode only supports online, whereas Cooperative Story Mode is only for local play. Regarding online, matchmaking through lobbies will be used so that players can easily connect to friends and random online participants.
New Japanese Pokemon Sun/Moon commercials star Usain Bolt
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Monster Boy blog updated with a new Q&A
Posted 4 hours ago by Fernando in News, Switch eShop | 0 comments
Developer FDG Entertainment has added a new entry on its blog consisting of some questions and answers about Monster Boy. Topics include how the game is related to the classic Wonder Boy in Monster Land, how long will it be and whether or not there will be a physical copy of the game .
Check it out after the break.