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At the end of last week, we posted several character profiles for ARMS. The game’s Japanese website provided additional information on Spring Man, Ribbon Girl, Ninjara, Master Mummy, Min Min, and Mechanica.

We took a look at the overviews ourselves, and noticed that there was some extra information not included in the original translation. Continue on below for the complete character profiles

Spring Man
Affiliation: Spring Gym*
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 168 lbs
Age: 20
Favorite things: Working out, pizza (my record is 12 pies)

Furious fighter with spring-shaped arms!
Acts like a goofball, but he’s no joke in the ring.
His indomitable spirit keeps him in a constantly charged state while he’s in a pinch, as he aims for the reigning champion’s belt!


We are still accepting submissions, but will be closing things off on Wednesday. Please keep the times below in mind. Also note that this is a non-paid position.

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Jake has been doing a standout job since he joined us over a year ago. However, some personal changes are taking place, which is requiring him to relinquish his role. Jake is still on board with us, but we’ll have a rare vacancy with the night shift very soon.

The times we’re looking to fill are as follows:

– 9 PM PT – 12:30 / 1 AM PT
– 12 AM ET – 3:30 / 4 AM ET
– 5 AM in the UK – 8:30 / 9 AM in the UK
– 6 AM in Europe- 9:30 / 10 AM in Europe
– 2 PM GMT+10 (Sydney, Australia) – 5:30 / 6 PM GMT+10

The ideal person we bring in would be available Monday – Friday at the times listed above. That being said, we’re not entirely opposed to having two people tackle the position and split up the days. It’ll really come down to interest in the position, who’s applying, etc.

If you’d like to apply, please send a brief message here (select “Other”). I’ll follow up with everyone in the coming days.

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Update: Added in Sunday’s updates.

Nintendo Badge Arcade has been receiving daily updates since heading to the 3DS eShop. Because it’s continually updated with content, we’re rounding up all of the additions and changes in a weekly post.

Here’s what’s on tap for the week of April 10:

April 10

– 13 Kirby panels
– 8 Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam panels
– 6 Mario Party panels
– 3 Fire Emblem panels
– Thank-you badges until April 20
– 1 free play

A trio of new screenshots are online for Sonic Forces. Take a look at the latest images from SEGA’s upcoming game below.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has very few restrictions. Even in the opening section, you have a huge area to explore – that being The Great Plateau.

The only limitation is that you need to complete a few tasks before leaving The Great Plateau. Once that’s done, you’ll be given Link’s trusty paraglider. It’s then that you’re free to leave and explore Hyrule to its fullest.

A recent issue of Famitsu contained an interview about Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers. The magazine caught up with assistant producer Tomoaki Ayano to learn more about the upcoming Switch game.

Ayano started out by discussing why this particular title was chosen for Switch. He explained that it’s Street Fighter’s 30th anniversary, so the thinking here was to provide an environment for longtime fans who have been supporting the series and want to play Street Fighter again as a way of saying thanks. Right at that time, Switch came into the picture. When thinking of a Street Fighter game that was on Nintendo consoles and very popular among the generation who are now parents, Street Fighter II came to mind.

At the end of last year, we heard Messhof co-founder Kristy Norindr say that Switch and Nidhogg would be a “perfect” match. Creative director Mark Essen apparently feels the same way.

Gamereactor asked Essen about a potential version of the upcoming sequel, Nidhogg 2. He said in response: “Yeah, definitely, I mean it’s two players so it makes sense, simple control scheme, so…”

Nidhogg 2 launches later this year. If we hear anything official about a Switch version, we’ll be sure to let you know.


In celebration of Miitomo’s first anniversary, Nintendo has brought back the “Elegance in darkness… Gothic Fashion” stage as voted in through a Twitter survey. Users can obtain popular items in this coin-exclusive special level.

It includes the following:

– Gothic lord hat (set)
– Gothic lord coat (set)
– Gothic lady crown (set)
– Gothic lady gown (set)
– Cat-ear hat w/ chains
– Goth-punk girl outfit
– Dark faerie dress
– Dark faerie shirt + breeches

The returning stage will be available until April 22 at 6:59 PM PT / 9:59 PM ET.


At EGX Rezzed earlier this month, a special Switch panel was held. Representatives from Dangerous Kitchen, Image & Form, Ghost Town Games, and Zoink Games stopped by to talk about developing indie games on the platform. The full recording is now available, and we have it below.

Bandai Namco revealed Namco Museum for Switch during this week’s Nintendo Direct. It was announced as an eShop title, but new evidence suggests that a physical release is in the cards as well.

Included with the official news about Namco Museum is a boxart image, shown above. Nintendo’s website also shows the boxart along with a $29.99 price point.

We reached out to Bandai Namco to clarify the situation, but have thus far not heard back. If Namco Museum is indeed getting a physical version, it wouldn’t be the only piece of incorrect information shared during the Nintendo Direct. Although Nintendo also said that Battle Chasers: Nightwar will come to Switch first, developer Airship Syndicate later clarified that it isn’t actually the case.

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