Japanese 3DS themes (1/24/18)
A few new 3DS themes are out now in Japan. Here’s the lineup:
Pokemon (x2) – 200 yen each
* This post may be updated.
Square Enix gave some consideration to making Dragon Quest XI an open-world title
Dragon Quest XI could have taken an open-world approach. In an interview with DenfaminicoGamer, series creator Yuji Horii said that the idea was considered towards the start of development.
Dragon Quest XI has a little bit of open-world gameplay, but is still based on the franchise’s linear approach. Horii said that some players might have a difficult time understanding what to do next in an open-world, and creating a big story would be difficult.
Detective Pikachu available for pre-order on Amazon
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Amazon has started taking orders for Detective Pikachu. You can reserve a copy here. The 3DS game launches on March 23.
Another Kirby Battle Royale commercial
Nintendo has published a second North American commercial for Kirby Battle Royale. We have the brief clip below.
Switch / Wii U / 3DS maintenance taking place next week
Update 2 (1/22): We’ve added Switch maintenance to the schedule below.
Update (1/19): Splatoon 2 maintenance has completed. Wii U and 3DS maintenance added to the schedule for next week.
Original (1/18): Nintendo’s maintenance schedule has updated once again, and two new sessions have been added. Splatoon 2 will be impacted tonight / tomorrow (a new update is actually being prepared to address issues from the most recent patch), and Wii U / 3DS Image Share maintenance is planned for next week.
Here’s the full schedule:
UK software sales (Week ending 1/20/2018) – Switch/Wii U/3DS charts
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This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:
1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
3. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
4. Splatoon 2 – Nintendo
5. 1-2-Switch – Nintendo
6. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle – Ubisoft
7. Just Dance 2018 – Ubisoft
8. Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition – Ubisoft
9. FIFA 18 – EA
10. Pokken Tournament – Nintendo
1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
2. Just Dance 2018 – Ubisoft
3. New Super Mario Bros. U + New Super Luigi U – Nintendo
4. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
5. Wii Party U – Nintendo
6. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
7. Mario Kart 8 – Nintendo
8. Yoshi’s Woolly World – Nintendo
9. Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Warner Bros. Interactive
10. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD – Nintendo
1. Pokemon Ultra Sun – Nintendo
2. Pokemon Ultra Moon – Nintendo
3. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
4. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
5. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
6. Miitopia – Nintendo
7. Luigi’s Mansion 2 – Nintendo
8. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
9. Super Mario Maker – Nintendo
10. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D – Nintendo
UK software sales (Week ending 1/20/2018)
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UK sales for December 2017
New sales data is in from the UK for the month of December.
When it came to physical sales, Nintendo was the #3 company. Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Zelda: Breath of the Wild all charted. Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon also would have placed at #11 had sales of the two games been combined.
Pre-order updates (1/21/18)
Detective Pikachu amiibo up on Walmart; game and Pikachu New 2DS XL on Best Buy
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Update 3 (1/20): The Pikachu New 2DS XL is now up on Amazon.
Update 2 (1/19): The Detective Pikachu amiibo is up on Best Buy.
Update: Bumped to the top. It sold out on Walmart, but the Detective Pikachu amiibo is now back up.
Original (1/18): Walmart is now taking pre-orders for the new Detective Pikachu amiibo. You can reserve it here.