The second developer diary is now online for Rime. For the new video, developers from Tequila Works team talk about the artwork and music that shaped the game. Have a look below.
Scans roundup – Sonic Forces, Sonic Mania, Fire Emblem Echoes, more
Posted on 2 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in Images, Switch | 0 comments
This week’s Famitsu scans are now available. Highlights include Sonic Forces (including new screenshots), Sonic Mania, Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology, Fire Emblem Echoes, Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax, and Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X. Scans of all games can be found below.
Nintendo’s Russian store leaks Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Switch bundle
Posted on 2 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 49 Comments
The first official Switch bundle has been outed by Nintendo’s own official store in Russia.
Consumers will be able to choose between two options: one with gray Joy-Con and another with the neon colors (note that these pages may be inaccessible unless you’re located in Russia or use a proxy). Both come with a physical copy as opposed to a pre-installed version.
Nintendo may be announcing this Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle during its Nintendo Direct tonight. It’s unclear if North America will be receiving the package at this time.
Media Create sales (4/3/17 – 4/9/17)
Posted on 2 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS, News, Switch, Wii U | 82 Comments
The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:
Switch – 41,193
New 3DS LL – 19,533
PS4 – 18,022
PS4 Pro – 6,490
Vita – 5,987
2DS – 4,629
New 3DS – 1,523
PS3 – 704
Wii U – 358
Xbox One – 132
For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:
Switch – 45,509
New 3DS LL – 25,719
PS4 – 25,006
Vita – 7,780
2DS – 6,240
PS4 Pro – 5,051
New 3DS – 1,995
PS3 – 1,724
Wii U – 449
Xbox One – 187
And here are the software charts:
Zelda: Breath of the Wild update out now (version 1.1.2)
Update: Nintendo’s official statement is the same as the last patch: “Adjustments have been made to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.”
Original: Following the new update released at the end of March, another new patch has just been distributed for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Players can download version 1.1.2 right now.
The last Zelda: Breath of the Wild update introduced performance improvements, enhancing the game’s frame rate on Switch in particular. As of now, patch notes for today’s download are not yet available. We’ll keep an eye out on something official from Nintendo.
Thanks to Billy for the tip.
Various deals on Amazon
Amazon has a few notable deals up and running at the moment. You can save on microSD cards for Switch, a few games, and an upcoming art book.
Highlights are below:
Various microSD cards on sale, compatible with Switch (today only)
Harvest Moon: Skytree Village – $19.75 (was $29.99)
Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World – $29.99 (was $39.99)
Pokemon Sun/Moon – $29.99 (was $39.99)
Shovel Knight: Design Works (pre-order) – $32.70 (was $39.99)
One final note by the way – Cave Story+ for Switch is now up for pre-order here (thanks axel).
Disgaea 5 Complete – character trailer #1
Posted on 2 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in Switch, Videos | 9 Comments
NIS America has sent out a new Disgaea 5 Complete trailer introducing Killia and Seraphina, two of the game’s characters. Here’s the new video:
Video: Flipping Death dev Q&A – gameplay length, physical release, more
Posted on 2 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in Switch, Videos | 4 Comments
At the end of February, Zoink announced a brand new game for Switch called Flipping Death. Topics include connections to Stick it to the Man, a rough estimate of length, physical release, other potential Switch games, and more. Check out the full video below.
Famitsu review scores (4/11/17) – Fire Emblem Echoes
Posted on 2 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News, Switch, Wii U eShop | 92 Comments
This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:
Fire Emblem Echoes (3DS) – 9/9/10/9
Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax (3DS) – 9/8/9/9
Dungeon Travelers 2-2 (PSV) – 9/8/7/8
88Heroes (PS4) – 7/7/8/9
Darknet (PS4) – 8/7/7/8
Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space (PS4) – 7/7/7/8
Minna de Waiwai! Spelunker (NSW) – 7/6/7/9
Revenant Saga (PS4/PS3/PSV) – 6/7/8/6
Blasting Agent (3DS) – 5/6/7/5
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – “The biggest Mario Kart game yet” trailer
Posted on 2 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in Screenshots, Switch | 38 Comments
Nintendo sent out a new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe trailer today showcasing how it’s the biggest entry in the franchise thus far. View it below.