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A new 5.5.0 update will be made available for Splatoon 2 next week, Nintendo has just announced. It will go live on September 29 in Japan, so that should translate to the evening of September 28 in North America.

English patch notes have not yet been posted. However, we can confirm that adjustments to weapons are planned, along with a couple of fixes. We’ll bring you all of the information in English as soon as it’s available.

Many fans are getting excited about Splatoon 3, especially as it was just shown again during today’s Nintendo Direct. That being said, the game is several months away as it’s planned for 2022. In the meantime, it looks like Nintendo will continue supporting Splatoon 2, even if it’s primarily for things like balance updates for weapons.


Melty Blood: Type Lumina is only a week away on Switch, but the fighter has received its latest video that now introduces Red Arcueid and shows off some gameplay.

Thanks to Type Lumina, we have the following information about the character:

Atlus is back with another demon trailer for Shin Megami Tensei V, and we now have a good look at Forneus. It’s a classic creature that has a lengthy history with the series going back to its earlier entries.

For more information about Forneus, check out the following background details from the Megami Tensei Wiki:

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

1. [PS4] Tales of Arise – 33,128 / 184,444
2. [NSW] WarioWare: Get It Together! – 32,131 / 104,408
3. [PS4] Neptunia x Senran Kagura: Ninja Wars – 18,689 / NEW
4. [NSW] BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! – 15,398 / NEW
5. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure – 11,784 / 2,830,643
6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 11,751 / 4,051,139
7. [NSW] Minecraft – 11,107 / 2,191,918
8. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 6,987 / 4,423,047
9. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! – 6,968 / 2,374,578
10. [NSW] Ni no Kuni II – 6,673 / NEW

Castlevania Advance Collection dropped on Switch today, and we now have some gameplay from the release.

After various leaks over the past few months, Konami announced the package during today’s Nintendo Direct. It includes Circle of the Moon, Harmony of Dissonance, Aria of Sorrow, and Dracula X. Today’s gameplay gives us a good look at the games in Castlevania Advance Collection.

Here’s some additional information:

Over in Japan, Nintendo is planning re-releases of two big Switch titles. Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Splatoon 2 are seeing new retail versions, which will come with DLC.

For Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the Expansion Pass will be included with the base game. Splatoon 2 players will gain the main game and Octo Expansion.

These new versions of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Splatoon 2 are due out on October 8.


While we knew that Dying Light: Platinum Edition was coming to Switch previously, we have a closer look at the game. Techland has prepared a new set of screenshots showing off the port.

The full set of images is posted below.

Thanks to Square Enix, we have new screenshots for Triangle Strategy. This comes following the RPG’s appearance during today’s Nintendo Direct.

Today’s screenshots can be found in the gallery below.

Nintendo has published the latest set of screenshots for Mario Party Superstars. The game was one of many titles that appeared during today’s Nintendo Direct.

For a look at today’s Mario Party Superstars screenshots, continue on below.

Square Enix has passed along a few screenshots from Chocobo GP. As fans are aware, the project was unveiled during today’s Nintendo Direct.

Here’s the full set: