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Dragalia Lost is receiving an update with a new chapter on December 17, 2020 at 10pm PT. This will be chapter 17 of the main campaign and it is entitled “The City of Grams.”

A video going over the content of this new story segment is included below.

Also, this week’s Alberian Battle Royale is now live in the game.

Mario Kart Tour’s newest tour has gone live. This is the Rosalina Tour and it features the festive Rosalina’s Ice World as its centerpiece.

This tour comes with a promotional video showcasing Rosalina in action, so feel free to check it out below.

In what seems to be a new video series for Monster Hunter Rise, Capcom has added segments showing off the move set of the light and heavy bowguns. These around 1 minute videos showcase the weapons with new gameplay footage.

Check out the full videos below.


Monster Hunter Rise launches for the Switch on March 26, 2021.

Square Enix has announced that its update including a lot of fixes for Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition is coming on December 17. This update will be version 1.0.3 on the Switch and 1.0.2 on the Switch Lite.

The update will include server maintence, as well as various bug fixes and improvements (specifically to multiplayer). This update is scheduled to go live any time from 11:00 – 18:00 on December 17, 2020 in Japan (which would be 6:00pm – 1:00am PT) and more details about it can be found in our previous coverage here.


A new update has released for Fire Emblem Heroes (version 5.0.2), and its contents are the usual fare. The update appears to have fixed some issues that were reported but no specific issues are listed.

The official patch notes for this update are attached below.

Version 5.0.2 – December 14, 2020
Issues have been addressed.

Pokemon Masters EX has opened its Battle Villa until December 28, 2020 at 9:59pm PT. Players will be able to put up to nine sync pairs to the test using Battle Villa-exclusive items.

Also, version 2.4.0 of the game is coming in late December, and this will change the way stamina is replenished. After this update, stamina will be replenished by 1 every 4 minutes instead of 1 every 6 minutes. 

Dragalia Lost has refreshed its content, adding a new onslaught event called The Great Dragonyule Offensive. This event has players fighting against hoards of enemies and earning rewards such as water tomes and shadow tomes. This event is live now (along with its log-in bonus) and it will last until 9:59pm PT on December 24, 2020.

Also, an epilogue has been added to the Princess Connect! Re: Dive: A Voracious Visitor event. This event has now ended, but the epilogue is available until December 20, 2020 at 9:59pm PT.

Finally, a new Gala Dragalia Remix is coming on December 15, 2020 and Astral Raids will be starting on December 19, 2020. This announcement of a Gala Dragalia Remix comes with a preview video that is attached below.

Capcom has published a couple of videos showcasing the move set of the bow and dual blades in Monster Hunter Rise. These around 1 minute videos show off new gameplay footage.

Check out the full videos below.

Monster Hunter Rise launches for the Switch on March 26, 2021.

D3 Publisher has released a new trailer for Earth Defense Force: World Brothers that runs almost eight minutes. This is the third video in this series of trailers, and it goes over the legacy of Earth Defense Force (in Japanese) and shows quite a bit of gameplay.

Check out the full video below.

Earth Defense Force: World Brothers is scheduled to release for Switch on December 24,2020 in Japan and early 2021 in the west.


While Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! is a Japan exclusive Switch game, it has not stopped it from racking in the sales. The popular party game was released on November 19, 2020 and it has already sold over 1 million units both physically and digitally according to Konami. 

There is no word on an English release for Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! yet, but it is still impressive to see such a big showing for one region.