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Japanese 3DS themes (3/29/17)

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Two new 3DS themes are out now in Japan. Here’s the lineup:

Brave Dungeon (x2) – 100 yen each


Concerns about the Switch version of LEGO City Undercover were raised after the title’s packaging was found in the wild. Two elements in particular stuck out. First, the box states that players may need up to 13GB of storage for the “game download”. Also noted is that an internet connection is required.

Apparently these were both nothing more than errors. Warner Bros. sent out a fresh statement to IGN, confirming that LEGO City Undercover’s packaging listed incorrect information. Players will be “getting the complete game, and do not need to download additional content to enjoy the full experience.”

The full statement reads:

A bunch of new Wii U Virtual Console games showed up in Japan today. In addition to Langrisser: Hikari no Matsuei and Necromancer, which we heard about last week, four more are out now: Fire Fighting Idol, Janshi Suchie-Pai, City Connection, and Formation Z. Trailers for all of these games are below.

One new title is coming to the Japanese eShop on April 5. Here’s a look at the upcoming digital download schedule:

3DS Download

Ice Station Z – 500 yen


Nintendo just uploaded a new, 7-minute trailer for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. The Japanese video is posted below.

The latest episode of Nintendo’s Japanese show Nyannyan Neko Mario Time has now gone live. We’ve included it below.

Snake Pass is now out on Switch, though the platformer also went live on other platforms today – including the PlayStation 4. See how the two versions compare below.

When we last heard about The Girl and the Robot, is was slated to end up on Wii U by the end of 2016. That didn’t happen, but this version of the game hasn’t been cancelled. It’s been submitted to Nintendo, so it shouldn’t be too long before The Girl and the Robot is published on the eShop.

As for Switch, a release on the new console might be in the cards. Flying Carpets Games wrote on Twitter that the team is “exploring” the platform.


As part of the latest Kickstarter update, the team behind Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is revealing a trio of characters today. We’re introduced to Dominique Baldwin, Alfred, and Anne Knolles.

Below are the introductions for each:

Dominique Baldwin
Age: 25
An exorcist dispatched by the church, she supports Miriam as the shopkeeper. She speaks in a posh way, but she treats everyone kindly. While the church believes Miriam and Gebel to be demons, Dominique trusts them as human beings. In order to foil Gebel’s ambitions, she asks her old friend Johannes to summon Miriam.

Age: 57
Alfred is one of the alchemists responsible for the demon-summoning uproar ten years ago. He was Johannes’s mentor, and a father figure to both Johannes and Miriam, but he’s lost his former self as he heads to the castle seeking the Book of Logaeth in Gebel’s possession. Quite and intelligent, Alfred’s alchemic ability was unmatched even among his fellow alchemists.

Anne Knolles
Age: 12
A village girl whose parents were murdered. Anne was saved by Dominique and Miriam when demons attacked her village. When Dominique is out of town, Anne looks after the shop. She is a bright and cheerful girl.

That’s not the only news on Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Developer Koji Igarashi has answered several new questions in a video, posted below.


We were expecting Snake Pass to hit the Switch eShop earlier today, but the game went through a slight delay. It just went live on the North American store now and should be out in Europe very soon as well. We’ve attached the official launch trailer below.

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