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Megaton Rainfall, a “first-person superhero simulator”, is coming to Nintendo Switch on August 9th, developer Pentadimensional Games announced today.

Check out the gameplay trailer below, but note that it doesn’t show footage of the Switch version:

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Season 3 of the Attack on Titan anime started airing yesterday; Koei Tecmo took the opportunity to announce that a new free software update will be released for Attack on Titan 2 on August 9th. The update will add a variety of new features:

The first Super Smash Blog update of the week deals with another returning veteran – or veterans, as it were, the various Mii Fighters:

#51-53: Mii Fighter (Brawler/Swordfighter/Gunner)
You can choose from the three types of Mii Fighter and select from a set of three specials for each type. You can also choose one of 12 voice options!


The new Forging Bonds event has now gone live in Fire Emblem Heroes. Announced in the recent Feh Channel, this event has you playing special maps to deepen your bonds with specific characters. Doing so unlocks rewards like accessories and special conversations with the character. For this event, the featured characters are Olivia: Sky-High Dancer, Sumia: Maid of Flowers, Maribelle: Dire Damsel and Libra: Fetching Friar. The event will run until August 6th.

Bandai Namco issued the first Japanese commercial for Dragon Ball FighterZ on Switch. Get a look at the short advert below.

It’s time for the latest Famitsu’s most wanted games chart. This week, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate holds on to the third spot while Octopath Traveler ends its run at #4.

Head past the break for the full chart. All votes were cast between July 5 and July 11.


Mediascape announced today that the rhythm fighting game Phrasefight is coming to Switch. VeryOK is developing the title, which first appeared on PC and Mac earlier this year.

Phrasefight will support all of Switch play modes, including TV, handheld, and tabletop. It will also make use of HD Rumble and will allow for single Joy-Con play.

Phrasefight will be playable at Zentame 2018 between August 5 and August 5. We have a couple of videos below.


Nintendo has shared a few photos of the activity from the Nintendo Gaming Lounge at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. Check out the photos below, along with their descriptions.

Octopath Traveler

As we know, Octopath Traveler is supply-constrained in Japan after selling out. Square Enix issued an apology last weekend, and advised Switch owners to consider the game’s digital version on the eShop for the time being.

Given Octopath Traveler’s scarcity, it’s unsurprising to see that almost all of the first round of copies have been sold. Dengeki reports that the title sold through 90% of its initial shipment.

During a three-day period, Octopath Traveler sold 110,000 units. With digital copies, perhaps that number could be closer to 150,000. 


Video games don’t often make the best film adaptations. Jordan Vogt-Roberts is looking to break that feeling, as he’s directing the upcoming Metal Gear Solid film.

At Comic-Con this week, IGN asked Vogt-Roberts how he’d approach making a movie based on The Legend of Zelda. Here’s what he mentioned:

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