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Update: Added in more comparison videos below.

Ultra Street Fighter II features two graphical styles in one that players can choose from. In the video below, Nintendo World Report compares the two with Guile’s stage.

Nintendo Spotlight: E3 2017 will be hosted on June 13. With the video presentation, we’ll be given a look at Super Mario Odyssey and other upcoming Switch games.

You can set a reminder for the Nintendo Spotlight by adding the event to your calendar through the official website. When doing so, Nintendo fills in an hour-long slot. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that the presentation will last an hour since calendars tend to work with 30-minute increments. You can at least expect it to be 30 minutes long.

For reference, Nintendo’s E3 2015 presentation was just over 48 minutes. The 2014 edition was about 47 minutes.


ARMS – new Byte & Barq art

Posted on 6 days ago by (@NE_Brian) in Images, Switch | 7 Comments | 0 Likes

Following up on images for Spring Man and Twintelle, Nintendo put out another piece of ARMS art featuring Byte & Barq. Have a look at today’s photo above.


Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 had already been confirmed for this fall on Switch in both North America and Japan. Today, Bandai Namco confirmed the same release window for Europe as well, as expected.

Along with today’s news, a bunch of screenshots were sent out showing Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 on Switch. View the full set below.

The official Splatoon 2 Twitter account has given us another look at the infamous unicycle-riding Octarian that first appeared in the recent trailer. Judging by these new screenshots, it seems like he can use his giant Roller in a variety of ways – he can swing it like a sword or use it like a steamroller to chase after you. The Twitter post doesn’t confirm this, but the fact that you’re fighting him in a circular arena seems to suggest that he will be one of the bosses in Hero Mode, or at the very least a mini boss. His Japanese name could roughly be translated as “octopus samurai”.


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. 1-2-Switch – Nintendo
4. Lego City Undercover – Warner Bros. Interactive
5. Super Bomberman R – Konami
6. Puyo Puyo Tetris – SEGA
7. Just Dance 2017 – Ubisoft
8. Skylanders Imaginators – Activision Blizzard

Wii U

1. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
2. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
3. Mario Kart 8 – Nintendo
4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
5. Super Smash Bros for Wii U – Nintendo
6. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo
7. Just Dance 2017 – Ubisoft
8. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – Nintendo
9. Skylanders Imaginators – Activision Blizzard
10. New Super Mario Bros. U + New Super Luigi U – Nintendo


1. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia – Nintendo
2. Pokemon Sun – Nintendo
3. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
4. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
5. Pokemon Moon – Nintendo
6. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
7. Super Mario Maker – Nintendo
8. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D – Nintendo
9. Mario Party: Island Tour – Nintendo
10. Pokemon Omega Ruby – Nintendo

Source: Chart-Track

This week’s UK software sales are as follows:

Individual formats

All formats

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It’s time for the latest Famitsu‘s most wanted games chart. Things stay mostly the same, though there are strong shifts for some titles such as a big rise for ARMS (up eleven spots).

Head past the break for the full chart. All votes were cast between April 27 and May 10.

What we’ve heard within the past few days indicated that the ARMS Global Testpunch will include seven playable characters. Everyone aside from Kid Cobra, Byte & Barq, and Twintelle were thought to be available. Based on fresh information though, these fighters might be in after all.

Have a look at this listing from the eShop:

The listing clearly states that all ten fighters will be in ARMS Global Testpunch. It also highlights the inclusion of local multiplayer, Hoops mode, and connecting online for exhibition matches.

We should note that this eShop listing isn’t official confirmation. We’ll try to get a response from Nintendo, but we should have a definitive answer soon as ARMS Global Testpunch begins in less than a week.


Nintendo is recommending that players use motion controls with ARMS, but the final game will include various options. One setup involves the thumbs-up grip.

For those who end up using this option, Nintendo disables the usage of the Home button when playing online. It won’t work while in matches, lobbies, and other online menus. By doing so, it ensures that you won’t accidentally quit a match.

Thanks to Jake for the tip.


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