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Nintendo Gamescom 2024

Nintendo will not be attending Gamescom 2024. That’s according to Games Wirtschaft, who received an official statement from a representative involved with the event.

Nintendo used to be a staple of Gamescom, but that started to change following covid. Gamescom 2023 was the first time in four years that the company attended. Nintendo’s booth featured both its own games as well as offerings from third-parties, plus tournaments and more. Additionally, it was claimed that some developers were treated to behind-closed-doors showings of the Switch successor. 

30XX update 1.2 Dawn

Batterystaple Games has announced a major 1.2 update for 30XX, which is highlighted by new playable character Delta.

Outside of Delta, players can access new level events and quality-of-life improvements. Here’s some additional information:

Fate Samurai Remnant Record's Fragment: Yagyu Sword Chronicles

A release date is here for the Fate/Samurai Remnant Record’s Fragment: Yagyu Sword Chronicles. Players can access it on April 18, 2024.

Record’s Fragment: Yagyu Sword Chronicles has Miyamoto Iori investigating the night killings that bring commotion to Edo, and he’ll come face to face with Yagyu Munenori, a Rogue Saber.

Record’s Fragment: Keian Command Championship previously launched for the game in February. You can read more about it here.


Don't Starve update 1.0.8

Don’t Starve received a pretty significant version 1.0.8 update this week.

New content is included such as the Seed of Ruin item, Nightmarish Bird Whistle craftable, and Meated Nettles Crock Pot recipe. A huge amount of changes and fixes are available as well.

You can find the full patch notes below. Note that (ALL) applies to Don’t Starve and all DLC, (RoG) is Reign of Giants, (SW) is for Shipwrecked, and (HAM) is for Hamlet.

Another Daily Demon video for Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance has been released by Atlus. Today’s video gives us a look at Artemis.

Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door Switch

It’s time for the latest Famitsu’s most wanted games chart. This week, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door continues its run at #2.

Head past the break for the full chart. All votes were cast between March 27 and April 2.

Horrific Xanatorium

Typically known for its RPGs, Kemco is now gearing up for a Switch release in a different genre with Horrific Xanatorium. It’ll be out on April 26, 2024.

Made by Pageratta, Horrific Xanatorium is a horror visual novel that takes place in a hospital and a world facing an epidemic. Further details can be found in the following overview:

Bendy and the Ink Machine

A number of new deals are up and running on the North American Switch eShop. These include the lowest prices ever for 

Here’s the full roundup:


The Quintessential Quintuplets games

New listings have outed that The Quintessential Quintuplets: Memories of a Quintessential Summer and The Quintessential Quintuplets: Five Memories Spent With You are both on track for English release in the west.

The Quintessential Quintuplets: Memories of a Quintessential Summer first came to Japan in March 2021. Five Memories Spent With You then debuted in June 2022. The Quintessential Quintuplets: Five Promises Made with Her also made it to Japan last September, though its current status for the west is unclear.

Moonglow Bay gameplay

A little over a half hour of gameplay is here for Moonglow Bay. This week, the slice-of-life fishing RPG came to Switch.

Get caught up on everything you need to know in the following overview:

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