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Update: Confirmed for Europe as well on the same day.



Original: Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers appears to be receiving a worldwide release on the same day. The title was just confirmed for May 26 in Japan a few hours ago, and the same date has now been shared for North America.

The official Street Fighter account tweeted out the news:


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Nintendo has posted a video that finally gives us a look at the eShop on Switch. It shows the merging of Wii U and 3DS eShop funds, and confirms that you’ll be able to download games in sleep mode.

Here’s the full look at the eShop plus the “News” feature on Switch:

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An image has popped up on GameFAQs showing the full map included in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It’s a clear picture, devoid of borders, markings, and annotations. Head past the break for the complete map.

The full recording for this week’s Capcom TV is now available. Ultra Street Fighter II and Monster Hunter XX were both showcased.

For Ultra Street Fighter II, Capcom confirmed that touch controls are in. Buttons are naturally available, but it’s also possible to perform moves by touching the different areas of the Switch screen.

Fire Emblem and Ghosts ‘n Goblins collaborations were announced for Monster Hunter XX, but they seem to be pretty much the same as the ones offered in the English Generations release.

View the latest episode of Capcom TV in its entirety below. Ultra Street Fighter II’s touch controls are specifically shown at 1:48:00.

Nintendo World Report posted a video today containing 19 minutes of footage from Skylanders Imaginators. Take a look at the gameplay below.

Square Enix prepared a special video to promote the launch of Dragon Quest Heroes I-II in Japan. View the new video below.

In other news, Square Enix has announced that a demo for Dragon Quest Heroes I-II will be up on the Japanese Switch eShop on Friday. This was confirmed during the game’s live stream held just a short while ago.

Walmart currently has the Zelda: Breath of the Wild Special Edition to pre-order. You can reserve the package here. This is mostly the same as the Master Edition, but is without the Master Sword statue.

Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers now has a release date… in Japan. During the latest episode of Capcom TV, it was announced that the fighter will arrive on May 26. The North American date has not yet been determined.

Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers’ retail version will cost 4,990 yen. The eShop version is priced at 4,620 yen.

Capcom TV also showed the latest footage from Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers. We should have the archive soon.

This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:

Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NSW / Wii U) – 10 / 10 / 10 / 10
Dragon Quest Heroes I-II (NSW) 9/9/9/9
For Honor (PS4/XBO) – 8/9/9/9
Blaster Master Zero (NSW / 3DS) – 8/8/8/8
The Brookhaven Experiment (PS4) – 8/8/8/8
Ys Origin (PS4) – 7/7/8/8
Super Bomberman R (NSW) – 8/7/8/7
Pirate Pop Plus (Wii U / 3DS) – 6/6/6/6

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the 24th perfect score from Famitsu in the magazine’s history. Other titles to receive the same accolades are as follows:

Nintendo put up a new video for 1-2-Switch on its Japanese YouTube page showing off the brief intros you’ll see for the various mini-games. Check it out below.

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