Gray Switch in stock on Amazon for Prime members again
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Just like yesterday, Amazon has the gray Switch unit in stock for Prime members. Orders can be placed here. Be quick, since this will probably sell out relatively quickly again.
Takahashi – working with Switch vs. Wii U, Nomura collaboration, “would love to think about” Xenoblade X Switch port
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If the big interview we translated with Monolith Soft’s Tetsuya Takahashi wasn’t enough, TIME also has a discussion with the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 director. The latest discussion covers Switch vs. Wii U development, how the collaboration with Tetsuya Nomura came to be for certain character designs, and a possible Switch version of Xenoblade Chronicles X.
These excerpts and a few other notable ones have been posted below. You can read the full interview here.
Cyber Gadget making a Switch keyboard that lets you dock the Joy-Con
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HORI announced a keyboard for Switch last month. Cyber Gadget is making a similar accessory, and it’s rather interesting.
Unlike HORI’s offering, you can dock the Joy-Con on the left and right sides. However, doing so won’t charge the controllers. It can be convenient though, and may work very well with a game like Dragon Quest X in which chat is used.
Apparently the keyboard is compatible with the PlayStation 4 and PC, so it’s also multipurpose. It’s lightweight as well at just 250g.
Cyber Gadget’s keyboard is estimated for release in Japan at the end of September. Pricing is set at 3,578 yen.
UK charts for June 2017
GamesIndustry has shared a listing of the best-selling games in the UK for the month of June 2017. Have a look at the full results below.
|New||1||Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy|
|5||3||Grand Theft Auto V|
|12||4||Horizon: Zero Dawn|
|New||9||Wipeout: Omega Collection|
|3||11||Mario Kart 8: Deluxe|
|15||12||Forza Horizon 3|
|6||13||Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands|
|11||14||Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare|
|10||18||The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild|
|22||20||Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Siege|
GamesIndustry notes that “you could sell under 5,000 units to break the Top 50 this week, and you only needed a little more than 21,000 copies sold to reach the Top Ten.” Also, Switch accounted for 5.7 percent of games sold last month. With the system’s small install base, that number does make sense.
Farming Simulator 17: Nintendo Switch Edition seems to be on the way
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Earlier this year, Farming Simulator was confirmed to be heading to Switch. Nothing was said about the project at the time, however.
A rating for Farming Simulator 17: Nintendo Switch Edition has now popped up in Australia. Although no such title has been officially announced yet, this is the game Nintendo’s console appears to be getting.
Assuming the classification is accurate, it is a bit odd that Switch would be getting Farming Simulator 17 rather than Farming Simulator 18. On 3DS, Farming Simulator 18 released last month.
We’ll be on the lookout for additional news about Farming Simulator 17: Nintendo Switch Edition.
Takahashi on Xenoblade 2 – visual style, more exploration than X, no multiplayer, side quests, more
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French website Gamekult recently published a new interview with Xenoblade Chronicles 2 director Tetsuya Takahashi. Unlike some of the interviews coming out of E3, this one is almost entirely focused on the game itself. Takahashi commented on the visual style and approach to character design, exploration, multiplayer, side quests, and much more. He also commented on the Baten Kaitos DS project that never came to be, though he didn’t have much to say.
We’ve prepared a full translation of Gamekult’s interview. Continue on below to see what Takahashi had to say about all things Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
Ittle Dew 2 Switch boxart
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Nicalis has shared the boxart for Ittle Dew 2 on Switch, which is officially confirmed for a physical release. Check it out above.
Aonuma on BotW reaction and last boss difficulty, next Zelda will use HD Rumble but is a long way off, more
At Japan Expo this week, GameReactor caught up with Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma. The discussion included talk about Breath of the Wild and Zelda in general.
Regarding Breath of the Wild, Aonuma reflected on the game’s reaction and those who say that the final boss was too easy. He also spoke in (very) vague terms about the next main Zelda – wanting to include HD Rumble, but it’s a long way off. Also, Aonuma basically said that Link is ambidextrous.
We’ve included what we feel are the more notable comments from Aonuma below. The full interview is on GameReactor here.
Video: Splatoon vs. Splatoon 2 visual comparison
How much has Splatoon evolved visually from the first game to the sequel? When you really start to look at things and compare, it’s a pretty noticeable upgrade. You can see for yourself just how much the graphics have improved with the video below.
ARMS – Nintendo shares new information about Max Brass, his ARMS, Sky Arena stage
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ARMS’ next big update goes live next week. It’s highlighted by the addition of Max Brass, a new playable character. Max will also be bringing along his own ARMS and the new Sky Arena stage.
Here’s the full lowdown from Nintendo:
Get pumped, fighting fans! A new challenger is joining ARMS on Nintendo Switch as part of a free update coming July 12th. But just who is this new contender? Let’s take a look!
Max Brass – “The Commish”
Anyone who’s made it through the ARMS Grand Prix will know that this is the one and only Max Brass, head honcho of the ARMS League and reignihttp://nintendoeverything.com/wp-admin/themes.phpng champ! When Max Brass charges up, he can pump up his beefy body to maximum buffness – so much so that he barely feels punches!
That’s not all! When his health drops below a certain point, Max’s punches will stay charged up. Hang on a second…doesn’t that sound just like Spring Man?!