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Azure Striker Gunvolt got its start on 3DS where the series saw two games. Inti Creates is now continuing the story with Azure Striker Gunvolt 3, which seems to be set for release in 2021 on Switch.

Inti Creates has mostly kept quiet after the initial reveal this past summer, but we’re dying to hear more. And so we spoke with the company’s CEO, Takuya Aizu, who commented on the game in general, how long it’s been in the works, and more. Additionally, outside of Azure Striker Gunvolt 3, Aizu as well as Inti Creates producer Matt Papa spoke about Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX, Blaster Master Zero 2’s Kanna Raising Simulator DLC, the future of Dragon Marked for Death, and the company’s support for Switch.

Our full discussion can be read below.

Earlier this year, a new Doctor Who game was confirmed for Switch. The title has now been properly unveiled as Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality, which is heading to Switch in Spring 2021.

Here are the first details and teaser trailer:

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit won’t be out until next week, but we have a new look at the game in action. That comes courtesy of the game’s fully-opened Japanese website, which shows off all 24 Grand Prix tracks.

In Grand Prix, players will go up against the Koopalings in eight Grand Prix cup. With three tracks each, there are 24 races in total.

The following cups are included:

Bravely Default is officially eight years old. The RPG originally launched for 3DS on October 11, 2012, though it wouldn’t reach the west until the west a year later. Square Enix celebrated the milestone today with art for the game.

Fans are currently waiting for the latest entry in the series, Bravely Default II. Although there hasn’t been a proper update in quite some time, Square Enix says that news is coming soon.

Bravely Default II was last said to be releasing in 2020. With less than three months remaining in the year, it’s unclear if that’s still the case.


Listings on the eShops provide file sizes for a bunch of Switch games. These include Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered, Cloudpunk, Gonner 2, Angry Video Game Nerd 1 & 2 Deluxe, Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut, and more.

Here’s the full roundup:


Shin Megami Tensei series director Kazuyuki Yamai spoke more about the new Merciful Mode for Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster in an interview with IGN Japan.

Available as free DLC, the new mode will let players quickly and easily take down enemies. Yamai explained why the team added this feature, noting:

During a live stream from YouTuber Gatchman V, Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster was shown with two hours of footage. Check out the full recording below.

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster is due out for Switch on October 29 in Japan and Spring 2021 in the west.

After the success of the original game, Inti Creates announced Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 at the end of June. Fans didn’t need to wait long to get their hands on the sequel as it launched just a few weeks later.

Recently, Inti Creates CEO Takuya Aizu and Curse of the Moon series director Hiroki Miyazawa spoke with Nintendo Everything about Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2. We chatted about how the game came about, the possibility of a sequel (and whether it could go 32-bit), and more.

Here’s our full discussion:

The fast-paced, action-oriented strategy game John Wick Hex was announced for Switch this week. It fortunately won’t just be a digital release, as a physical version has now been confirmed. That news comes from GameStop, which added in a listing for the title.

John Wick Hex will apparently arrive physically on December 4 – the same version as the digital version. Pricing is set at $29.99.

We have the boxart for John Wick Hex above. You can pre-order it on GameStop here.

At the start of 2019, TickTock Games was acquired and rebranded as Rebellion North. The developer is now a part of the same company that has put out the Sniper Elite and Zombie Army titles. It’s unclear what Rebellion North is working on currently, but co-founder Arden Aspinall has indicated that it will be on Switch.

Aspinall teased in a recent issue of MCV/Develop: