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Dungeon Slasher

CFK, along with 96Percent, announced today that a Switch version of Dungeon Slasher is in the pipeline. Look for it on June 13, 2024.

Dungeon Slasher is a roguelike action game in which players “acquire, strengthen, and combine skills while they form their own unique skills, not only to navigate the field map, but also to battle against the powerful bosses with their own special gimmicks.” Further details are included in the following overview:

The Kindeman Remedy

The Kindeman Remedy is on the way to Switch, publisher 3D Realms and developer Troglobytes Games announced today. A release is planned for April 11, 2024.

The Kindeman Remedy is a psychological horror management game in which players look to create the ultimate anesthesia. More information is available in the following overview:

During Nintendo’s recent GDC 2024 talk for Super Mario Bros. Wonder, it was revealed that Koji Kondo – the series’ longtime composer – suggested an idea for a Wonder Flower effect, but it was rejected before ultimately becoming one of the game’s badges.

After touching the Wonder Flower, Mario would become a live-action version of himself with human propositions. Players would progress while humming the background music and mimicking the various sound effects himself.

As for why Kondo’s Wonder Flower initial idea for Super Mario Bros. Wonder didn’t make the cut, director Shiro Mouri explained:

Pepper Grinder launch trailer

We have a final launch trailer for Pepper Grinder, a new Switch title from Devolver Digital and Ahr Ech. The two sides just brought this one out today.

You can catch up on everything you need to know in the following overview:

One Punch

CFK has announced that it’s picked up One Punch for publishing on new platforms, including Switch. The game launches on May 30, 2024.

One Punch is in action game with a pixel art motif that calls back to classic fighting titles. More information can be found in the following overview:

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

1. [NSW] Princess Peach: Showtime – 77,562 / NEW
2. [PS5] Dragon’s Dogma 2 – 68,592 / NEW
3. [PS5] Rise of the Ronin – 64,646 / NEW
4. [NSW] Dragon Quest X Online: The Door to the Future and the Sleeping Girl – 17,919 / NEW
5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 9,276 / 5,758,176
6. [NSW] Super Mario Bros. Wonder – 8,118 / 1,795,584
7. [PS4] Dragon Quest X Online: The Door to the Future and the Sleeping Girl – 7,333 / NEW
8. [PS5] Final Fantasy VII Rebirth – 7,121 / 305,756
9. [NSW] Mario vs. Donkey Kong – 6,987 / 131,428
10. [NSW] Minecraft – 6,563 / 3,476,939

One Piece Pirate Warriors 4 Rayleigh and Garp DLC

March 20: Two more characters have been revealed for One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 with Rayleigh and Garp joining as DLC.

On the topic of release dates, we have one for Roger. The DLC character was announced last week with a quick teaser. One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 will launch its “Legend Dawn Pack” on March 28, and that’s when Roger will be going live. Rayleigh and Garp will be included in the same DLC drop.

Open Roads launch trailer

We’ve got the official launch trailer for Open Roads. The game, a mother-daughter road trip adventure, just released today.

More information about it is included in the following eShop overview:

Triple-i Initiative

Some of the best independent video games developers are coming together on the Triple-i Initiative, a new digital showcase. It will air on April 10 at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM in the UK / 7 PM in Europe.

The showcase will feature over 30 games from studios and publishers who worked on the likes of Darkest Dungeon, Spiritfarer, V Rising, and Risk of Rain 2. The event will be “a no-nonsense digital showcase featuring blockbuster indie titles, all streamed in under one hour to respect players’ and studios’ time.” Expect announcements from Mega Crit, Red Hook Studios, and Evil Empire, and more.

Switch Partner Spotlight Sale

A new Partner Spotlight Sale is now live on the Switch eShop.

As the name implies, this one is all about third-party releases, so there aren’t any Nintendo games here. BioShock: The Collection, Bomb Rush Cyberfunk (which is at its lowest price ever), Pentiment, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim are just some of the included titles.

Here’s the full list:

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