Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 and 2 coming to Switch, will have amiibo support
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Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 and 2 are in the works for Switch, Capcom announced during its 30th anniversary live stream celebration for the series. Both will support amiibo.
The original Mega Man Legacy Collection came to 3DS in 2016. However, Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 hasn’t been available on any Nintendo system – until now.
Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 and 2 will launch for Switch sometime in Summer 2018.
Capcom announces Mega Man 11, coming to Switch in late 2018
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During its Mega Man 30th anniversary celebration live stream, Capcom revealed Mega Man 11, and it’s coming to Switch. The game is slated for late 2018.
Watch the first trailer for Mega Man 11 below.
Capcom to release all Mega Man X games on Switch
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All of the Mega Man X games are coming to Switch, Capcom has announced. The eight titles will be released on Nintendo’s console during Mega Man’s 30th anniversary.
Aside from the initial announcement, no further information was provided.
Today’s news was just shared during Capcom’s 30th anniversary live stream by developer Kazuhiro Tsuchiya. We’ll let you know if anything else is announced.
Trailer for Factor 5’s cancelled Wii game WeFly
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Many years ago, Factor 5 was hoping to release its own Pilotwings game on Wii. Unfortunately, things didn’t work out in the end, and all work was scrapped.
Liam Robertson has managed to unearth a trailer for the project back when it was known as WeFly. You can see the video for yourself below.
NIS America thinks the Switch market will continue to grow, targeting the system going forward
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NIS America was present at Switch’s launch with Disgaea 5 Complete, and released Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle not too long ago. The company is also readying The Longest Five Minutes and Penny Punching Princess. Going forward, we can expect this type of support to continue.
In a recent issue of MCV, NIS America president and CEO Takuro Yamashita said that Disgaea 5 Complete “did very, very well.” He believes that “the Switch market is only going to grow and become stronger” over the next couple of years. Because of this, NIS America wants to target Switch along with the PlayStation 4 and Steam as platforms it supports.
[Let’s Talk] What are you playing? – December 2017
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A new month is here! We just entered December yesterday, so that means we want to know what you’ve been playing.
Have you started up something entirely new for the month? Maybe you’ve just started Xenoblade Chronicles 2? Whatever the case, let us know in the comments below!
Highlights from last week’s topic: Favorite kingdoms in Super Mario Odyssey
Rumor: Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp started off as a more simplistic town-building game
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At the end of October, The Wall Street Journal shared some rumored information claiming that one reason for Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’s delay was due to the game seeing an overhaul “at least once during the development process to ensure quality.” Liam Robertson from Unseen64 apparently has more on the situation, and dug up details about how a much different title was initially planned.
Development on the Animal Crossing game for mobile apparently began in early 2016. At the time, what Nintendo had been cooking up was said to be more simplistic.
Capcom almost made Resident Evil amiibo
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Capcom has created its own amiibo in the past. For Monster Hunter Stories in Japan, the company came out with several different figures. You might be interested to know that Capcom has also toyed around with potential amiibo for another one of its prominent franchises.
In an interview with Famitsu this week, Capcom reveals that Resident Evil amiibo almost happened. In talking about the new Switch releases, Ryota Niitsuma told the magazine that they planned to make figures for Resident Evil Revelations. The team went until the phase where they made the 3D models and could pose them.
Sakaguchi has interest in bringing Terra Battle 3 to Switch
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The last time Hironobu Sakaguchi worked on consoles was for the 2011 Wii RPG The Last Story. Since then, he’s dedicated his time to mobile projects, including the Terra Battle series.
Switch could mark Sakaguchi’s return to dedicated gaming systems. In an interview with Forbes, he mentioned that Mistwalker has started on Terra Battle 3, which could be a fit on consoles. Sakaguchi specifically said that Switch “is a very good piece of hardware”, so bringing Terra Battle 3 over may not be out of the question.
Strictly Limited Games will be publishing Wonder Boy creator’s lost game on Switch
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Strictly Limited Games recently announced plans to begin supporting Switch. One title we can expect to see in the future is an unannounced game designed by Ryuichi Nishizawa, the creator of the Wonder Boy series.
In its announcement, Strictly Limited said that the game will “please fans and nostalgics of the 90s era.” It has never been published, “and has been classified by video game enthusiasts as lost forever after its release was cancelled.” Strictly Limited Games will be sharing more information soon.