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In celebration of Kirby’s 25th anniversary, My Nintendo has added in a new 3DS theme – but only in Japan. It’s being distributed here for 20 Gold Points through the end of May. Eventually, the theme should end up in North America and Europe.

Here’s a look at it in action:

Amazon Canada is now taking pre-orders for various items. You can reserve the Neon Yellow Joy-Con, Joy-Con AA Battery Pack, Hey! Pikmin, and Ever Oasis. They’re all up here.

The Nintendo Treehouse Tumblr page added in a new entry focusing on Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia today. We’re introduced to a few characters from Alm’s army: Alm himself, plus Clair, Faye, and Lukas.

You can read the full blog post here. Some lovely concept art is located below, too.

NIS America is sharing new details about Culdcept Revolt today starting with the game’s characters. The image above introduces Allen and also shows off the Free Bats as well as the Court’s Army.

NIS America also passed along the following information:

The main story takes place in “Quest Mode”, where you play as Allen, a man who wakes up in the city of Celphas with no memory of how he got there. He is discovered and rescued by the rebel group, the Free Bats, as he begins to recall his past and his powers as a Cepter. As you collect cards and search for Allen’s lost memories, the mystery of the city of Celphas slowly begins to reveal itself.

In addition to experiencing the story of Allen and the Free Bats, you will also be able to play optional challenge stages in Quest Mode for over 150 single player stages.

Culdcept Revolt heads to North America on August 29 and Europe on September 1.

Source: NIS America PR

Several new videos are live for Fire Emblem Echoes showing the game’s English build. The full set is attached below.

Pokemon Global Mission #6 is a success

Posted on 3 days ago by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News | 1 Comment | 0 Likes

Pokemon Sun/Moon’s sixth Global Mission just began this week. Despite that, it is already a huge success. Both milestones have been reached with players harvesting over six million Poke Beans.

You have until May 8 to participate in the new Global Mission. Doing so will net you Festival Coins, a Level Ball, and Rare Candies.

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Update (4/26): Nintendo has updated the maintenance schedule, so we’ve done that as well below.


Original (4/25): Nintendo’s three primary platforms will be impacted by maintenance once again soon. Certain network services such as online play, rankings, etc. may be unavailable for a little over two hours this week.

The maintenance schedule is below:

Switch / Wii U / 3DS

– 6 PM PT (April 26) – 8 PM PT (April 26)
– 9 PM ET (April 26) – 11 PM ET (April 26)
– 2 AM in the UK (April 27) – 4 AM in the UK (April 27)
– 3 AM in Europe (April 27) – 5 AM in Europe (April 27)

3DS

– 11 PM PT (April 26) – 12:30 AM PT (April 27)
– 2 AM ET (April 27) – 3:30 AM ET (April 27)
– 7 AM in the UK (April 27) – 8:30 AM in the UK (April 27)
– 8 AM in Europe (April 27) – 9:30 AM in Europe (April 27)

Wii U

– 12:30 AM PT (April 27) – 2:30 AM PT (April 27)
– 3:30 AM ET (April 27) – 5:30 AM ET (April 27)
– 8:30 AM in the UK (April 27) – 10:30 AM in the UK (April 27)
– 9:30 AM in Europe (April 27) – 11:30 AM in Europe (April 27)

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

Switch – 48,694
New 3DS LL – 17,570
PS4 – 15,222
Vita – 5,164
PS4 Pro – 4,112
2DS – 3,945
New 3DS – 1,114
PS3 – 367
Wii U – 262
Xbox One – 68

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

Switch – 45,673
New 3DS LL – 18,115
PS4 – 17,067
Vita – 5,592
PS4 Pro – 4,855
2DS – 4,475
New 3DS – 1,234
PS3 – 432
Wii U – 271
Xbox One – 142

And here are the software charts:

Atlus issued another update about Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology today. Along with a bunch of screenshots, details were sent out primarily covering different areas, characters, and the battle system. Everything’s been rounded up below, courtesy of Gematsu.

Celestia

– Simple society formed by the Satyros in the forests cast of Alistel
– Led by their Patriarch Barranca
– The Satyros have power over Mana and are protected by a holy tree suffused with it
– The Satyros that love to dance are mainly jovial and filled with curiosity
– Over the centuries, the Satyros have continued to isolate themselves from humans
– In contract to the Gutrals, who have completely severed ties with humanity, the Satyros still enter human settlements from time to time and participate in cultural exchanges
– Formally, though, Celestia has broken off diplomatic relations with humans
– Celestia is protected by a magic barrier, so humans can’t enter

Vanoss (voiced by Tomohiro Tsuboi)

– Leads a troupe of travelling performers which includes Aht and Liese
– Always a gentleman and acts as Aht’s “Uncle Vanos”
– Happy with his life as a wandering performer, but he is personally acquainted with the Patriarch of the Satyros, and seems to have his own agenda

Japanese 3DS themes (4/26/17)

Posted on 4 days ago by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News | 2 Comments | 0 Likes

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

Attack on Titan – 200 yen
Brave Dungeon (x2) – 100 yen each
Flowery Kiss (x2) – 200 yen each
Yuu Ayasaki – 200 yen

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