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The March 6 issue of Weekly Shonen Jump, a Japanese magazine, will feature information on Dragon Quest XI, according to Gematsu. The game is coming to both 3DS and the Switch.

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Target’s March 5 ad has leaked, revealing an appealing offer for gamers. During that week, almost all games will be eligible for a buy 2, get 1 free sale.

The ad shows titles such as Pokemon Sun/Moon and Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World. Sadly though, Switch games are excluded. Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Wii U may work, however.

Target’s offer should last until March 11 when it goes live.

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In conjunction with its month-long coverage on Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Game Informer asked series producer Eiji Aonuma about his three favorite games in the series.

He ranked Twilight Princess third “because I wanted to create something better than Ocarina.” Ocarina of Time was next, which he says “is a game that gave me the opportunity to create a 3D world.” Finally, he picked Phantom Hourglass as his top choice.

Nintendo has some new maintenance planned on Wednesday/ Thursday. Certain network services such as online play, rankings, etc. may be impacted on Wii U and 3DS.

The maintenance schedule is as follows:

– 4 PM PT (February 22) – 5 PM PT (February 22)
– 7 PM ET (February 22) – 8 PM ET (February 22)
– 12 AM in the UK (February 23) – 1 AM in the UK (February 23)
– 1 AM in Europe (February 23) – 2 AM in Europe (February 23)

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The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:

PS4 – 21,204
New 3DS LL – 16,426
Vita – 8,284
PS4 Pro – 5,999
2DS – 4,665
New 3DS – 1,203
PS3 – 500
Wii U – 491
Xbox One – 76

For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:

PS4 – 22,282
New 3DS LL – 19,126
Vita – 8,479
PS4 Pro – 6,693
2DS – 5,226
New 3DS – 1,435
Wii U – 543
PS3 – 473
Xbox One – 112

And here are the software charts:

Today, Bandai Namco published the first trailer for its Japanese 3DS game Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X. You can view it below.

Japanese 3DS themes (2/22/17)

Posted on 1 month ago by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News | 2 Comments | 0 Likes

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

All Out!! – 200 yen
Yowamushi Pedal: New Generation (x2) – 200 yen each
Pyxis – Flawless – 200 yen
Kunio-kun – 100 yen

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Gamekult has a new interview up with Nintendo France’s Philippe Lavoue. Among other things, Lavoue discussed sales expectations for Switch.

So far, Nintendo is seeing pre-orders similar to those of Wii in France. The company also expects to sell 800,000 units this year, which would be the lifetime sales of Wii U. That includes 95,000 units on day one with a near 100 percent conversion rate with Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Gray is currently more popular than the neon option at the moment. However, Lavoue thinks things will ultimately shift in the opposite direction.

Famitsu review scores (2/21/17)

Posted on 1 month ago by (@OnePunchMaz) in 3DS, 3DS eShop, News | 0 comments | 0 Likes

This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:

Horizon: Zero Dawn (PS4) – 9/9/9/9
Subara City (3DS) – 9/8/8/8
Winning Post 8 2017 (PS4/PS3/PSV) – 8/8/8/8
Doraemon the Movie: Nobita no Nankyoku Kachikochi Daibouken (3DS) – 8/7/8/6

Pokémon Shuffle’s weekly update is here, with the main highlight being a Mega Competition, in which players can potentially win a Meteorite (able to Mega-evolve Rayquaza to Mega-Rayquaza). To earn the Meteorite, players must face a Shiny Mega Rayquaza in a fast-paced battle. The competition will run until February 28. Players will earn rewards based on their ranking, with the prizes as follows:

  • Meteorite, 10 Raise Max Level, 10 Mega Speedup: Top 100 EU/150 NA
  • Meteorite, 7 Raise Max Level, 7 Mega Speedup: Top 200 EU/300 NA
  • Meteorite, 5 Raise Max Level, 5 Mega Speedup: Top 500 EU/700 NA
  • Meteorite, 4 Raise Max Level, 4 Mega Speedup: Top 900 EU/1,300 NA
  • Meteorite, 3 Raise Max Level, 3 Mega Speedup: Top 1,900 EU/2,700 NA
  • Meteorite, 2 Raise Max Level, 2 Mega Speedup: Top 3,800 EU/5,400 NA
  • Meteorite, 1 Raise Max Level, 1 Mega Speedup: Top 5,700 EU/8,100 NA
  • Meteorite, 1 Mega Speedup, 1 Skill Booster M: Top 7,600 EU/11,000 NA
  • Meteorite, 1 Disruption Delay, 1 Exp. Booster L: Top 9,400 EU/13,000 NA
  • 1 Attack Power, Disruption Delay, Exp. Booster L: Top 11,000 EU/16,000 NA
  • 1 Attack Power, 1 Disruption Delay: Top 13,000 EU/19,000 NA
  • 1 Attack Power: All other players
  • Anyone who already owns the Meteorite but qualifies for it will receive a Level Up.

    There are also stages for Cradily, Armaldo, and Terrakion. All of these will also run until the 28th.

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