Japan’s top 100 best-selling games of 2017
This week’s issue of Famitsu reveals the top 100 best-selling games of 2017. A ton of games on Nintendo platforms made the list. In fact, 3DS and Nintendo Switch titles make up the full top ten.
Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon was the top-seller on 3DS and overall with just over two million copies sold. Splatoon 2 follows second with over 1.75 million units sold.
Switch eShop charts (1/20/18)
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This week’s Switch eShop charts are as follows:
1. Arcade Archives Vs. Super Mario Bros.
2. NBA Playgrounds: Enhanced Edition
3. Stardew Valley
4. Rocket League
5. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
6. Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition
7. Super Mario Odyssey
8. Zelda: Breath of the Wild
9. The Escapists 2
11. Overcooked: Special Edition
12. Sonic Mania
13. Enter the Gungeon
14. Splatoon 2
15. Human: Fall Flat
16. Darkest Dungeon
17. Super Meat Boy
19. Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime
Source: Switch eShop
Xenoblade Chronicles 2’s latest update changes a couple of meme-worthy combat lines from enemy soldiers
If anything has become a meme in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, it would be the battle dialogue from certain enemy soldiers you encounter. This has taken on a life of its own due to how often their lines are repeated, especially in short bursts.
These lines may ring a bell if you’ve played through Xenoblade Chronicles 2:
– “Think you can take me?”
– “Don’t forget me!”
– “You’re done!”
Switch sells more in ten months in Portugal than Wii U did in five years
Switch has actually sold more units in its first ten months in Portugal than Wii U managed to in five years. To date, the system has moved 20,000 units. That may not seem like a whole lot, but Switch still managed to already reach a major milestone in Portugal, surpassing Nintendo’s previous console in less than a year.
Splatoon 2 – .52 Gal Deco footage
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Splatoon 2 kept up with its usual weapon updates tonight, adding in the .52 Gal Deco. See it in action below.
Screenshots of this week’s Nintendo Downloads (1/18/18, North America)
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A few new games out came out this week on the various eShops. If you’re interested in checking out what’s new in screenshot form, take a look at the gallery below.
Tons of Descenders footage
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GameSpot hosted a live stream today showing off a ton of footage from Descenders, an upcoming title for Switch. You can watch the full recording below.
Astro Bears Party getting a big content update
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QubicGames released Astro Bears Party on the Switch eShop. It’s an “an easy-to-learn, hard-to-master game about running around a planet and avoiding each other’s Magical Beary Ribbons.” While it’s mostly for multiplayer, a Jetfish Hunting single-player mode is also included.
QubicGames confirmed in a Reddit AMA yesterday that it has more plans for Astro Bears Party, despite launching the game several months ago. It’ll feature two new playable characters, a new multiplayer “competitive” mode, a new single-player mode, support for online high scores, new planets, and more.
A release date for the update hasn’t been set as of now. However, it’s targeted for April / May.
Thanks to James M for the tip.
Nintendo Minute – “Good Hang or Tough Hang Mushroom Kingdom Edition”
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This week’s episode of Nintendo Minute has gone live. In today’s video, Kit and Krysta try to imagine some of their favorite Mushroom Kingdom characters as real friends and evaluate whether they’d be good to hang out with or tough to hang out with. Check out the full episode below.
Detective Pikachu movie adds Ken Watanabe
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According to Hollywood Reporter, Ken Watanabe has signed on for the Detective Pikachu movie. The site says that he’ll play the role of Detective Yoshida.
Several other actors have been confirmed for the Detective Pikachu film over the past few months. These include Ryan Reynolds as Detective Pikachu, Justice Smith as the human lead, and Kathryn Newton as the female lead.