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Today’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate presentation with director Masahiro Sakurai will be starting soon. The live stream kicks off at 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET / 2 PM in the UK / 3 PM in Europe.

As Nintendo has said earlier in the week, the new video will introduce the next DLC fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Sakurai will be presenting the news in a 35-minute rundown.

You can watch the stream as it happens below. We’ll be sure to report back on all of the big news as it happens.

The RPG Heroland made it to North America last month. As for those in Europe and Australia, Marvelous today announced that the game will arrive physically and digitally on January 31.

While supplies last, a day one Knowble Edition will be distributed at select retailers. It includes a physical copy of the game, drawstring pouch, musical selections soundtrack CD, theme park-style folded map, and sumo wrestling papercraft. Pricing is set at £39.99 / €49.99.

Heroland will be available to pre-load on the eShop starting January 23 for £32.99 / €39.99 / $60 AUD.

Source: Marvelous PR

The latest issue of Famitsu has a listing of the top 100 best-selling games in Japan of 2019. It’s actually a very late release that comes out on top – that being Pokemon Sword/Shield at nearly three million copies sold.

Here’s the full lineup:

01./00. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield # (Pokemon Co.) {2019.11.15} (¥5.980) – 2.988.134 / NEW
02./01. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) – 1.092.397 / 3.453.052 (-54%)
03./00. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts III # (Square Enix) {2019.01.25} (¥8.800) – 861.226 / NEW
04./00. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 # (Nintendo) {2019.06.28} (¥5.980) – 800.504 / NEW
05./00. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo) {2019.01.11} (¥5.980) – 747.589 / NEW
06./05. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 628.712 / 2.659.009 (-32%)
07./09. [NSW] Minecraft # (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 620.894 / 1.145.939 (+18%)
08./00. [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo) {2019.10.31} (¥5.980) – 505.998 / NEW
09./06. [NSW] Super Mario Party # (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥5.980) – 498.857 / 1.263.710 (-35%)
10./00. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo) {2019.10.18} (¥7.980) – 495.639 / NEW

Capcom has previously teased some special elements from the Switch version of Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition. One of these features we heard about recently is Style Switching, which was spotted on the official website. Further details have now emerged in an official blog post.

Here’s the full rundown from Capcom:

Have you ever wanted to use the Switch Pro Controller while playing the system in handheld mode? Columbus Circle feels that it has come up with a good solution.

Due out on January 21 in Japan, a new accessory will be released that lets you mount the Pro Controller right onto the device itself. The peripheral works with both the original Switch and the Switch Lite.

Pricing for the accessory is set at 1,738 yen.

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This week’s 3DS eShop charts are as follows:

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According to an eShop listing, the puzzle platform adventure title Orn: The Tiny Forest Sprite is on the way to Switch. Developer FIVE12 Games is bringing it to the eShop on January 24.

Here’s an overview of Orn: The Tiny Forest Sprite, along with a trailer:

This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

1. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 71,695 (3,256,754)
2. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 21,498 (547,569)
3. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 15,845 (1,208,747)
4. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo, 12/27/19) – 15,757 (91,908)
5. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 14,129 (3,510,455)
6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 14,100 (2,725,304)
7. [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo, 10/31/19) – 11,639 (570,071)
8. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 9,560 (1,311,173)
9. [NSW] Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Sega, 11/01/19) – 8,774 (248,507)
10. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 8,055 (3,288,270)

This week’s Famitsu scans are now available. Highlights include Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers,

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SEGA Ages Puyo Puyo Tsu debuted on the Japanese Switch eShop today, and now we have a proper look at the game. Get a look at some gameplay below.

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