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Nintendo Live Tokyo 2024 arrest

April 3: According to the Kyoto Shimbun, police have made an arrest followings threats tied to the cancelled Nintendo Live Tokyo 2024 event.

Nintendo Live 2024 Tokyo, which would have taken place this past January, was cancelled at the start of December. The suspect made “persistent threats” against employees as well as participants ahead of the Splatoon Koshien 2023 finals. Nintendo Live Tokyo 2024 was cancelled as a precautionary measure.

Today, Ravenage Games and Alchemy Sheep announced that they’re putting NecroBouncer on Switch. The title is due out on May 24, 2024.

NecroBouncer is a roguelike dungeon crawler in which players dive into the neon-soaked underworld of a nightclub, playing as a necromancer-turned-bouncer. You can find more details in the following overview:

Democracy 4: Console Edition

Originally made for PC, Auroch Digital and Positech Games are teaming up to bring Democracy 4 to Switch with a new Console Edition. A release is scheduled for June 5, 2024.

Democracy 4: Console Edition, a political simulation game, involves players lead one of several countries and look to win their next election. They can choose policies, laws, and take other actions which will positively impact some areas of their country, while having a negative effect on others.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes Switch

Going along with the launch of Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes comes a day-one update for the RPG, version 1.0.3, with another patch to follow that improves the Switch version.

As for today’s update, there are a number of improvements, fixes, and adjustments. Get the full details below.

Another Daily Demon video for Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance has been released by Atlus. Today the focus is on Fenrir.

Today, Hamster announced that Newman Athletics will be its latest Arcade Archives game on Switch. It will be available worldwide tomorrow, April 25.

A sports game first released by Namco in 1993, in Newman Athletics players will be able to choose between one of four superhumans, known as Newmen, to compete in eight different competitions. To clear the competition and advance to the next, you will need to beat the current record, known as the NEED value in the game.

Arcade Archives Newman Athletics will be sold digitally via the Switch eShop. Pricing is set at $7.99 / €6.99 / £6.29.

Lunar Lander: Beyond trailer

In celebration of the launch of Lunar Lander: Beyond, Atari and Dreams Uncorporated have come out with a new trailer. The reimagining of the Lunar Lander universe, described as an “adventure meets simulation” experience, just landed on Switch.

Lots of details about the game can be found via the following description shared by Atari:

Dokapon: Ikari no Tekken

Another Dokapon game is coming to Switch with Dokapon: Ikari no Tekken having now been revealed for the platform. Biccamera, a retailer in Japan, just put up a listing for the title.

Dokapon: Ikari no Tekken originally released for the PlayStation at the end of 1999, but only in Japan. New features are planned for the Switch version of the board game RPG hybrid.

Switch Online Extreme-G, Iggy's Reckin' Balls

Two more N64 games are joining the Nintendo Switch Online service with Extreme-G and Iggy’s Reckin’ Balls. Both are now immediately available.

Both of these titles are being made available as part of the Expansion Pack tier of Nintendo Switch Online. That membership also includes access to SEGA Genesis games.

Here’s some information about both titles:

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