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Goodbye! BoxBoy! is out now on the Japanese 3DS eShop, and footage is now starting to surface. Start out by watching 25 minutes of gameplay below.

Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World launches on Friday. For a look at the European amiibo bundle, view the video below.

Square Enix sent out a new information batch about Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional. Today’s content covers the World of Incarnus, an area in the game with a new story inhabited by divine monsters known as Incarnus. Find the details rounded up below along with new screenshots courtesy of Gematsu. 

– The protagonist has saved Break World from crisis and safely taken back the memories he lost
– One day, he meets a mysterious creature named Tico that resembles a young bird
– Led by Tico, you arrive at the “World of Incarnus”
– This is a place where Incarnus live
– This opens the curtains on a new adventure set in the world inhabited by Inacrnus, monsters said to belong to the lineage of gods
– Visit the World of Incarnus with Tico
– A new story will unfold in this land of magical atmosphere
– The ecosystem in this world is different from that of Break World; monsters are huge
– All items are huge as well
– Since they’re so big, you can get a lot of items all at once
– There seems to be dangerous areas where monsters fight against each other in the World of Incarnus
– Use your drone to explore and witness the full impact battle up close
– The Village of Incarnus is the base area in the World of Incarnus
– There is not much of an indication of other people, and there doesn’t seem to be many residents
– The town has facilities run by Incarnus
– Incarnus come in all forms and varieties
– An altar-like structure can be found inside the town
– The protagonist visits the World of Incarnus after a strange encounter
– However, it will develop into an unforeseen incident that involves both the World of Incarnus and Break World
– The situation takes an unexpected turn with a certain request from Tico
– Characters from the Joker series will also appear to help the player
– A new threat will stand before the protagonist


Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop originally debuted in Japan back in 2014. In just a couple of months, it will finally be releasing in the west.

Rising Star Games is partnering with Office Create on the localization of Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop. It’s coming to USA, Canada, South America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Middle East in April.

We’ve included an overview and trailer for Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop below.

“In Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop players make and create a wide assortment of delicious looking sweets and puddings, and serve customers in the shop to keep them happy! There are 60 different recipes to create by taking part in over 160 different mini-games. Players use the Nintendo 3DS™ stylus and even the microphone to cool, slice, stir, bake and decorate their creations. And just like always, don’t worry if you make a mistake – Mama will fix it for you!

Sweets can be arranged and displayed in the sweet shop, to provide to your customers and to keep them happy. The more sweets you create and complete, the more your shop expands. You may even trigger a special event! Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop also features a competitive multiplayer mode for two to four players – challenge your friends and see who can make the tastiest treats.”

Source: Rising Star Games PR

During the latest episode of Capcom TV, it was announced that a Monster Hunter XX demo is planned for Japan. It will be arriving on February 15 on the 3DS eShop.

Players will be able to experience the Brave and Renkin Hunting Styles. The Felyne Hunter’s Beast Mode is included as well. Four-player local multiplayer is supported.

Three quests will be available:

– Hunting Yian Kut-Ku in the ancient forest (beginner)
– Hunting Barroth in desert (intermediate)
– Hunting Barioth in snowy mountain (advanced)


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

PS4 – 30,778
New 3DS LL – 17,600
Vita – 10,553
PS4 Pro – 9,893
2DS – 5,806
New 3DS – 1,301
Wii U – 710
PS3 – 579
Xbox One – 231

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

PS4 – 26,243
New 3DS LL – 18,229
Vita – 11,521
PS4 Pro – 7,133
2DS – 6,203
New 3DS – 1,625
Wii U – 794
PS3 – 557
Xbox One – 35

And here are the software charts:

Capcom’s financial results for the nine months ended December 31, 2016 are in. As part of the publisher’s report, information was shared about several of its recent titles.

First, Capcom says that the Japan-exclusive Monster Hunter Stories experienced “soft sales”. On the bright side, Monster Hunter Generations “achieved solid sales overseas thanks to Capcom’s established brand capabilities.”

Capcom will next ship Monster Hunter XX in the Monster Hunter series next month in Japan. It is planning “an aggressive sales campaign” for the new 3DS game.


Famitsu review scores (1/31/17)

Posted on 1 month ago by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News | 12 Comments | 0 Likes

This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:

Nioh (PS4) – 10/9/9/8
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional (3DS) – 9/9/9/8
Four Goddesses Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune (PS4) – 8/8/8/7
Power Disc Slam (3DS) – 6/6/7/6
Kamen Rider Atsume (3DS) – 7/7/7/5
New Game! (PS4/PSV) – 7/7/7/7
Genkai! Yamadzumi Battle (3DS) – 6/6/6/5

This information comes from Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima…

As for the future of the Nintendo 3DS business, Nintendo 3DS family hardware has continued to spread through our markets, reaching sales of 62 million units worldwide. Our efforts will focus on the opportunities to take advantage of this install base.

We will continue to introduce new titles that players can enjoy for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. We have heard speculation that Nintendo Switch will replace the Nintendo 3DS, as both are game systems that can be played outside the home, but Nintendo 3DS has unique characteristics that differ from those of Nintendo Switch. Furthermore, the
price points and play experiences offered by the two systems are different and we do not see them as being in direct competition. We plan to continue both businesses separately and in parallel.

This information comes from Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima…

This graph shows Nintendo 3DS hardware and software sell-through in Japan from April 2016 through the final week of the calendar year, divided by quarters and compared year-on-year. In looking back on the life-to-date performance of Nintendo 3DS, hardware spread through the Japanese market first before the U.S. and European markets. For the first two quarters, both hardware and software maintained lower trends than the previous year, but for the third quarter, which also includes the holiday period, the release of Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon drove software sales higher than the previous year, and hardware sales did not lose momentum.

Note: Nintendo 3DS hardware includes the New 3DS, Nintendo 3DS, the New Nintendo 3DS XL, the Nintendo 3DS, the Nintendo 3DS XL and the Nintendo 2DS systems.

Note: Due to the calendar differences, FY16Q3 contains one more week than FY17Q3. Note: FY = Fiscal year (April through March of the following year)

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