Update: Amazon price match – Best Buy: Save $20 on Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call

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1 day ago by (@NE_Brian)

Update (3/2): Priced matched on Amazon.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call is currently on sale over at Best Buy. You can purchase the game for only $20 as opposed to $40.

This sale is valid online, and it should work in-store as well. It should last through the rest of the week.


Xenoblade Chronicles 3D details – controls, Collection Mode

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1 day ago by (@NE_Brian)

A few more Xenoblade Chronicles details have come through a new preview on NintendoWorldReport. We have some some bits on how the game controls as well as the new Collection Mode. Read on below for a roundup of the latest details.

– No cuts aside from Japanese voice acting
– Button layout is different than on the Wii controllers
– Pick attacks by scrolling with the d-pad
– Use the ZL-button to get more control over the camera
– Use ZR to quickly let a fullscreen map pop up
– C-stick for camera controls
– Touchscreen provides information about the state of your party and a small mini-map
– Only a handful of things to collect in Collection Mode as you start out, but more are added as you progress
– 3 tokens for scanning Shulk
– 2 tokens for every player you meet in StreetPass
– 1 token for every 5 Play Coins
– If you want to unlock something new in Collection Mode for certain, you need to spend 3 tokens
– Can use the Shulk amiibo each day
– Listen to music in Collection Mode while the system is closed



Azure Striker Gunvolt 3DS theme, demo incoming

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1 day ago by (@NE_Brian)

Inti Creates isn’t slowing down on the Azure Striker Gunvolt news! There are two notable pieces of information to share.

The first is Azure Striker Gunvolt’s new “The Sumeragi 7″ theme for 3DS. This is due out on March 5 for $1.49.

Additionally, a demo for Azure Striker Gunvolt is launching on the same day. Data can be transferred to the full version.

Here’s the full rundown from Inti Creates:

First let’s have a look at the new theme, “The Sumeragi 7″. This one features the seven Sumeragi boss characters in a scrolling image on the upper screen, and some nighttime city scenery on the lower screen! The boss battle theme “Sumeragi Skirmish” plays in the background. The Sumeragi 7 theme will be available for $1.49.

For those of you who haven’t had a chance to play Azure Striker Gunvolt, you now have the opportunity to try before you buy! The demo version of Azure Striker Gunvolt will be playable up to 20 times, and includes a special bonus for those of you who purchase the full version after completing the demo version! Players will be able to enjoy 500,000Vig (in game currency) and ample item snyth materials so that you can start powering up Gunvolt’s arsenal right away!



Full overview of Azure Striker Gunvolt’s 1.2 update, overseas release confirmed for March 5

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1 day ago by (@NE_Brian)

Inti Creates shared official details about Azure Striker Gunvolt’s 1.2 update, which is now confirmed for release in North America on March 5.

As previously mentioned, the patch adds New 3DS functionality and the Sakura Efflorescence song from Lumen. There’s also a new Boss Rush mission, support to transfer demo save data to the full game, and bug fixes.

Read up on the full patch notes below.

As for the version update, Azure Striker Gunvolt has been recharged and loaded up with brand new features for Ver. 1.2!

No. 1: Boss Rush Mission

Beat the game to unlock the new Boss Rush mission! Get 1000+ Kudos during Boss Rush to hear the English version of Beyond the Blue!

No. 2: Brand New Lumen Song

Lumen’s brand new song “Sakura Efflorescence” now plays during normal mission playthroughs!

No. 3: Support for New Nintendo 3DSTM

Use the ZL Button and ZR Button to change your weapon on the fly! Enjoy higher CPU power and shorter loading times too!



Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows screenshots/art, details

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1 day ago by (@NE_Brian)

Yacht Club Games has shared fresh content pertaining to Shovel Knight’s first major update, “Plague of Shadows”. View a comprehensive fact sheet and screenshots/art below. Plague of Shadows will be playable for the first time at PAX East 2015.

Developer: Yacht Club Games; Based in Valencia, California
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Sony PS3, Sony PS4, Sony Vita, PC, Mac, Linux
Release Date:Q2 2015
Price: Free! ( Comes with Shovel Knight [priced at USD 14.99] )
ESRB: E for everyone, USK 6+, PEGI 7, OFLC PG
Social: Kickstarter, Twitter, Facebook, Twitch, YouTube


Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows is a free expansion for Shovel Knight, a sweeping classic action adventure game that won over 70 Game of the Year Awards in 2014. You play as Plague Knight, the villainous master of alchemy, in a quest all his own. Using his maniacal scientific mind, Plague Knight is seeking to concoct Serum Supernus, the Ultimate Potion. However, to retrieve these ingredients, he must extract them from his former allies… the villainous knights of the Order of No Quarter! World class platforming, music, storytelling, and art all return in Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows; an explosive quest with a new play style, new story, new bosses, and more!



Mighty Switch Force! games, Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse on sale starting next week

Posted under 3DS eShop, News, Wii U eShop
1 day ago by (@NE_Brian)

WayForward is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special sale. Starting next week, Wii U and 3DS owners can save on the Mighty Switch Force! games as well as Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse.

Here’s the full rundown:

Nintendo 3DS eShop (3/12/-3/19, North America, Europe, Australia/New Zealand):

Mighty Switch Force! (3DS) – 75% off
Mighty Switch Force! 2 (3DS) – 75% off
Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse (3DS) – 25% off

Nintendo Wii U eShop (3/12/-3/19, North America, Europe, Australia/New Zealand):

Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition (Wii U) – 75% off
Mighty Switch Force! 2 (Wii U) – 75% off
Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse (Wii U) – 25% off

Source: WayForward PR