New Pokemon Snap update footage shows Barren Badlands
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New Pokemon Snap has received another clip showing another upcoming area. We now have a look at Barren Badlands, which will be added to the game with a free update early next week.
Here’s a brief introduction:
Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water confirmed digital-only on Switch in the west, but going physical in Japan / Asia with English support
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Recent trailers for the new Switch version of Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water have suggested that the game will be digital-only in the west. We’ve followed up with Koei Tecmo, and can confirm that will indeed be the case. A physical version is not planned for North America or Europe.
While that may come as a disappointment, there is some good news. Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water will have a physical release in Japan and Asia. It also looks like English will be supported – similar to Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection, which was digital-only in the west, but had physical versions in other regions.
Play-Asia is taking pre-orders for the physical release of Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water on Switch here. The title launches on October 28.
Greak: Memories of Azur confirmed for physical release
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While it was initially thought that Greak: Memories of Azur would only be offered digitally, a physical version is also planned. Sold Out will be bringing the side-scrolling single-player adventure game to retail.
Greak: Memories of Azur is due out on August 17.
Trigger Witch launch trailer
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Eastasiasoft and Rainbyte have shared a new launch trailer for Trigger Witch, a stylized 2D twin-stick action game. Watch it below.
Trigger Witch is out now on the Switch eShop with Play-Asia’s physical version to follow later. More information is located here.
Saints Row IV update out now on Switch (version 1.7.0), patch notes
Posted on 5 hours ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 0 comments
Earlier this week, Deep Silver issued a new update for Saints Row IV on Switch. Version 1.7.0 is now available.
This week’s update primarily includes a host of fixes. For the full patch notes, continue on below.
Switch file sizes – Road 96, Hoa, Picross S: Genesis & Master System Edition, more
Posted on 7 hours ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop | 0 comments
Listings on the eShops provide file sizes for a bunch of Switch games. These include Road 96, Hoa, Picross S: Genesis & Master System Edition, and more.
Here’s the full roundup:
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China’s NVIDIA Shield is pulling the plug on HD Wii ports
Posted on 8 hours ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News, Wii | 0 comments
For the NVIDIA Shield in China, several Wii games from Nintendo were ported. These were fairly notable as each one ran in HD – specifically 1080p. The selection was small but featured notable titles such as The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and Donkey Kong Country Returns.
Three and a half years after the Wii ports started, the entire project has come to a close. Reports are starting to surface that the ability to download them is being shut down. Although the games can still be accessed if purchased, there’s no word on how long server authentication will work for.
Thanks to Jake for the tip.
Nintendo shares statement on concerns over burn-in with Switch OLED screen
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Nintendo is making a pretty big change with its upcoming Switch model. Rather than using another LCD screen, the company has instead decided to go the OLED route.
OLED allows for “vivid colors and crisp contrast,” according to Nintendo. But it also comes with a slight risk. Burn-in can happen with OLED screens, which CNET describes as a portion of an image that “persists as a ghostly background no matter what else appears onscreen.” Fortunately, burn-in is relatively uncommon.
Nintendo itself has also commented on potential concerns when it comes to burn-in with the new Switch OLED model. The company had this to say:
Picross S: Genesis & Master System Edition demo out now on the Switch eShop, footage
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Picross S: Genesis & Master System Edition still has a week to go until release, but Jupiter has made a demo available in advance via the eShop. View some footage below.
Picross S: Genesis & Master System Edition launches as a Switch eShop download on August 5. We have more information and a trailer here.
Mini Motorways gets new trailer
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Dinosaur Polo Club has issued a new trailer for Mini Motorways, its strategy simulation game and follow-up to Mini Metro. We’ve included it below.
Mini Motorways is planned for Q1 2022 on Switch. Learn more about the game here.