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Pre-order updates (5/1/16)

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Below are the latest titles that can be currently pre-ordered at retailers:

United States

* Save 20 percent on pre-orders with Amazon Prime or Best Buy’s GCU.

Wii U

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 – Amazon
Terraria – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Mighty No. 9 – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Special Edition – GameStop
Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Mario & Sonic at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Paper Mario: Color Splash – Amazon, GameStop
The Legend of Zelda – Amazon, Best Buy

3DS

Disney Art Academy – Amazon, GameStop
Kirby: Planet Robobot – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Zero Time Dilemma – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
7th Dragon III Code: VFD (pre-order for art book) – Amazon
Monster Hunter Generations – Amazon
Corpse Party: Back to School Edition – Amazon, GameStop (new)
Metroid Prime: Federation Force – Amazon
Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (pre-order for launch edition) – Amazon, GameStop
Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Dragon Quest VII – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Dragon Quest VIII – Amazon, Best Buy
Pokemon Sun – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Pokemon Moon – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop

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Kirby – Kirby series – Best Buy, GameStop
Meta Knight – Kirby series – Best Buy, GameStop
King Dedede – Kirby series – Best Buy, GameStop
Waddle Dee – Kirby series – Best Buy, GameStop
Isabelle Summer Outfit – Best Buy, GameStop
Isabelle Winter Outfit – Best Buy, GameStop

Books

The Art of Fire Emblem: Awakening – Amazon (save $14)
Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 1: Ocarina of Time Parts 1 & 2 – Amazon
Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 2: Oracle of Seasons and Oracle of Ages – Amazon

Other

Animal Crossing 3DS pouch – Amazon

Canada

Wii U

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2
Terraria
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Mighty No. 9

3DS

Disney Art Academy
Kirby: Planet Robobot
7th Dragon III Code: VFD
Monster Hunter Generations
Zero Time Dilemma
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Metroid Prime: Federation Force
Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse
Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice

Books

The Art of Fire Emblem: Awakening
Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 1: Ocarina of Time Parts 1 & 2
Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 2: Oracle of Seasons and Oracle of Ages

UK

Wii U

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Mighty No. 9

3DS

Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright
Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest
Kirby: Planet Robobot amiibo bundle
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Disney Art Academy (new)

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Kirby: Planet Robobot amiibo bundle
Meta Knight amiibo
King Dedede amiibo
Waddle Dee amiibo

Books

The Art of Fire Emblem: Awakening

Update 2: While the re-download button doesn’t display in the individual listing, you can currently grab the software again by visiting your list of “Redownloadable Software” on 3DS eShop (thanks Kaleo).


Update: The game is also unavailable in Europe (thanks lightdasher and Grimahim.


The first Project X Zone has disappeared from the North American 3DS eShop. On top of that, if you’ve downloaded it previously, a message stating “This software is currently unavailable” is displayed where the re-download button would be.

We’re not quite sure why Bandai Namco decided to remove Project X Zone from the eShop. Anyone in Europe know if this is the same situation there as well?

Thanks to Brian for the tip.

The latest Pokemon distribution is now up and running. Pokemon X, Y, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire players can obtain a level 100 Darkrai through codes provided at stores.

Here’s where you can secure one:

United States – Gamestop – May 1st through May 24th
Canada – EBGames – May 1st through May 24th
United Kingdom – GAME – May 1st through May 24th
Australia & New Zealand – EBGames – May 1st through May 24th
Spain – GAME – May 1st through May 24th
Germany – Gamestop – May 2nd through May 24th
France – Micromania – May 2nd through May 15th
Italy – Micromania – May 1st through May 24th
Belgium – FNAC or GameMania – May 1st through May 24th
Netherlands – GameMania – May 1st through May 24th
Sweden, Norway & Denmark – BR Stores – May 1st through May 24th

Note: codes can be redeemed until August 31.

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Famitsu returns to its coverage of Etrian Odyssey V this week. The magazine shares more on races, Mastery Skills and Second Name, along with the blacksmith.

Here’s the full rundown:

Races

Reaper (Earthrun)

– Has unique fighting style in weakening and/or inflicting ailments enemies with miasma
– Attacks offensively with a scythe

Notable Skills:

– Miasmic Armament – Sacrifices own HP to turn into battle mode
– Exorcism Scythe – Attacks an enemy close-range; if Miasmic Armament is on it also has probability of inflicting Curse
– Spirit Approach – While exploring dungeons, disperse miasma to lure monsters; raises both encounter rate and EXP gain for a number of steps

Cestus (Earthrun)

– Special attacker who accurately attacks with fists and seals certain enemy body parts
– Can also sacrifice HP to use some powerful skills

Notable Skills:

– Arm Break – Attacks an enemy with probability of inflicting Arm Seal
– Blood Rampage – Counter skill that deals back damage to self into the enemy who attacks; each time own HP decreases there’s also a chance to execute an attack with weapon’s element
– Demon Man Fist – Sacrifices own HP to launch close-range attack on an enemy and its left and right.

Necromancer (Lunaria)

– Technical all-rounder who can summon dead spirits and use various kinds of skills from offense, defense to support
– Very versatile but hard to master

Notable Skills

– Summon Dead Spirit – Sacrifices own HP to summon a dead spirit. Can also be called while travelling in dungeons
– Flame Bomb – Converts a dead spirit into a bomb, and launch it as a long-range fire attack to all enemies
– Compensation to Life – Converts a dead spirit into lifeforce, healing all allies’ HP

Hound (Therian)

– Hunters who attack with a bow and can also utilize help from the offensive hawk and supportive hunting dog; the latter can heal allies and seal enemy body parts
– Depending on the skills learned, it’ll be possible to call both the hawk and dog at the same time

Notable Skills

– Hawk Flute – Calls a hawk; can also be used while travelling in dungeon
– Twin Wing Flash – After performing a highest priority long range thrusting attack on an enemy, the hawk executes a slashing attack on the row.
– Dog Flute – Calls a dog; can also be used while travelling in dungeon
– Rescue Order – orders the dog to heal an ally’s HP and status ailments

Shaman (Bronie)

– Priests who can communicate with invisible beings, heal allies and strengthen defenses
– Specialized for support from rear side

Notable Skills:

– Prayer: Tutelary God – Raises all allies’ defense for 3 turns
– Gospel – When giving a strengthening skill to an ally, their HP will be also healed at the same time – Oracle: Wild Dance – If Prayer: Blaze, Ice Rain or Purple Lightning is used, this skill will convert it into a long range attack with the respective element that hits all enemies and lowers their resistance to that element until the turn ends

Mastery and Second Name

A job has certain requirements which, if fulfilled, will make them master the job. When this is reached, the player can choose from one of two Second Names to give the character a set of Mastery Skills that change based on the Second Name picked.

For example:

Fencer’s Second Names and Mastery Skills

Illusion Swordsman (specialize in evading)

– Bewitching Swords Dance: This skill will disorient enemy’s sense of distance; decreases accuracy to an enemy lane for 3 turns
– Sharp Thrust: Lightly attacks an enemy to draw attention towards oneself while increasing evasion for a turn

Lightning Swift Swordsman (specialize in combo)

– Resonance: Close-range thrusting attack to an enemy; the damage increases based on amount of attacks activated from Chain skills and others last turn
– Chain Killer: On the turn this skill is used, if the target enemy is being inflicted by status ailments or seals from ally skills, the user will perform another thrusting attack

About the blacksmith

In the great city of Aeolis, players can sell materials obtained in dungeons to unlock more equipment and items. It’s also possible to use the materials for upgrading weapons.

Also as a small tidbit, in the mini manga, it’s shown that in character creation, coloring can be freely adjusted. This ranges from hair and hair shades, to eye and eye shades (can also color eyes separately), to skin color as well.

Here are some screenshots from Famitsu showing a bit of the Etrian Odyssey V coverage:


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We mentioned last week that V-Jump has another update on Dragon Ball: Fusions in its latest issue. Shonen Gamez has now translated the feature in full. Check out the complete scan above.

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Kirby: Planet Robobot just launched in Japan a couple of days ago. Of course, it was accompanied by a recent review in Famitsu magazine.

We won’t be seeing Kirby: Planet Robobot in the west until the middle of June. Because of that, we thought it might be interesting to take a look at what Famitsu thought of the game. Head past the break for the publication’s translated review.

Amazon: Save $20 on Project X Zone 2

Posted on 19 hours ago by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News | 4 Comments | 0 Likes

Project X Zone 2 has been heavily discounted on Amazon. The price has been fluctuating by a few cents, but the game is half off right now. Place an order here to grab a copy for about $20.

This week’s Famitsu has an four page feature on Zero Time Dilemma. The magazine recaps some previously-known information while also sharing extra tidbits.

Zero Time Dilemma is labeled as a “Dicision Game” (that is indeed the actual spelling). Each of the three teams are placed somewhere inside the underground nuclear shelter. Everyone is equipped with a timer bracelet on their left wrist, and the teams are given 90 minutes to find a way to escape the shelter. However, once the 90 minutes are up, the bracelet will administer drugs that cause them to fall asleep and lose all memories of what happened during that time.

The latest issue of Famitsu has shared a listing of the top 30 best-selling games in Japan for the month of March 2016. You can check out the full results below.

Several hours ago, a surprise distribution began for Pokemon X, Y, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire in Europe. We heard that Zygarde was being offered in each one of these games.

In North America, the Zygarde distribution is now live as well. Simply select “Mystery Gift” on the main menu, choose “Receive Gift”, and then “Get via Internet”. Zygarde will then be yours!

Thanks to Jake for the tip.

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