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This week’s European Nintendo Downloads are as follows:

Switch Download

ACA NeoGeo Galaxy Fight: Universal Warriors – €6.99 / £6.29
Thumper – €19.99 / £15.99

Switch Demo

Disgaea 5 Complete

Wii U Virtual Console

Super Star Soldier – €5.99 / £5.39

This week’s North American Nintendo Downloads are as follows:

Switch Download

ACA NeoGeo Galaxy Fight: Universal Warriors – $7.99
Dark Witch Music Episode: Rudymical – $7.99
Thumper – $19.99

Switch Demo

Disgaea 5 Complete

Nintendo is back with the final entry in the Squid Sisters Stories for Splatoon 2. This new initiative intends to tell the tale of Callie and Marie following the final Splatfest.

Read up on the seventh and final chapter in the story below. For previous entries, head on over here.

One of the highlights from today’s Nintendo Direct is the upcoming ARMS Global Testpunch. By downloading this demo from the Switch eShop, you can try out the game at certain days and times.

You can download the ARMS Global Testpunch right now. As far as the specific days and times go, they are as follows:

Note: the ARMS Global Testpunch is 1.4GB.

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Nintendo has announced a similar initiative for ARMS similar to Splatoon and Splatoon 2. Before launch, fans can participate in the ARMS Global Testpunch. This will allow you to experience a taste of what the game has to offer prior to release through online battles.

ARMS Direct live stream, blog

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Today’s ARMS Direct will be kicking off in about an hour from now. The presentation should go live at 3 PM PT / 6 PM ET / 11 PM in the UK / 12 AM in Europe. Along with new information on ARMS, Nintendo will debut a new Splatoon 2 trailer.

You can watch today’s broadcast as it happens below. We’ll also be adding in information that comes in as a live blog after the video embed attached to this post.

– Weight and attributes factor into the arms you choose
– Heavy arms: slow but strong
– Multi-hit arms: successive hits deal less damage
– Choose whether to dodge a punch or block it with your own
– 7 types of attribute types
– Fire, electric, wind, ice, stun, explosion, blind
– Different arms have different attributes

Following up on the comments Ubisoft made about Switch during its financial call yesterday, we now have the full statements made by CEO Yves Guillemot and CFO Alain Martinez.

The first remarks are from Guillemot. Speaking about Switch generally during during Ubisoft’s opening, he said:

“… And on top of this, as we have said for quite some time now, we will be delivering some great games for the Switch. The platform’s launch is going incredibly well and we believe the Switch has the potential to reach wide audience. As you know, Ubisoft has been the leading third-party publisher on Nintendo’s console over the past 10 years, and we intend to maintain that position.”

Ubisoft CFO Alain Martinez later tackled a question during the Q&A portion of the call. He shared the following about the system:

“… we have new guidance on the Switch. We have one new game not announced and we have also Just Dance that is coming on the machines plus one or two others.”

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Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle is on the way to Switch, NIS America announced today. It will launch alongside the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita versions in September. The North American release is set for September 8, followed by September 8 in Europe.

Here’s a rundown of Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle:

Engage in exhilarating battles on the Nintendo Switch wherever you go!

Reimu is spending her time at the Hakurei Shrine like any other day until a few people visiting the shrine spoke of
rumors that a vampire is joining forces with the yokais to assault human beings. Concerned, Reimu steps up and
goes to the Scarlet Devil Mansion to investigate the vampire.

What mysterious figure is behind all of these escalating attacks…?

About the Game:

Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle is a bullet-hell battle game that takes place in the Touhou universe. Take control of
one of nine Touhou characters and eliminate your opponent using bullet-hell patterns, melee attacks, or spell
cards! Featuring ear-tingling beats for each character, you might just find yourself dancing while you play!

Key Features:

Return to the World of Touhou – Jump back into the world of Touhou and play as some of your favorite characters
in a brand-new 3D square arena.
High-flying Combat – Outwit your opponent by taking your bullet-hell battles to the sky! Perform dashes, doublejumps,
and mid-air dashes to avoid bullets and demoralize your opponent!
Climb the Rankings – Compete at home with friends, or online against everyone to climb the rankings and become
the ultimate Touhou fighter!

We’ve included a trailer for Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle below.

Source: NIS America PR

Inti Creates is announcing two new Switch games this weekend at BitSummit. Thanks to the latest issue of Famitsu, one of these is already known. Inti Creates is readying Mighty Gunvolt Burst not only for Switch, but 3DS as well.

Mighty Gunvolt Burst builds on the original 3DS eShop game with new features like a character growth system. Also included is a new Burst Combo that adds a bonus score when taking down adjacent enemies.

Two playable characters are included: Beck and Gunvolt. The Switch version will offer HD Rumble with item dowsing.

Mighty Gunvolt Burst will be sold as a digital title in the future. No release date has been announced thus far.

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

Switch – 24,712
New 3DS LL – 13,643
PS4 – 12,334
PS4 Pro – 4,961
Vita – 4,114
2DS – 2,862
New 3DS – 1,021
PS3 – 325
Wii U – 157
Xbox One – 149

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

Switch – 47,911
PS4 – 20,963
New 3DS LL – 20,457
Vita – 7,158
PS4 Pro – 6,991
2DS – 5,355
New 3DS – 1,169
Xbox One – 677
PS3 – 407
Wii U – 397

And here are the software charts:

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