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The Legend of Heroes Trails through Daybreak

Today, NIS America and FAlcom revealed that The Legend of Heroes: Trails through Daybreak is coming to Switch. The game is due out in Summer 2024.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails through Daybreak initially came to Japan as Kuro no Kiseki. However, it was never released on Switch.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes release date

Original (9/14): Thanks to today’s Nintendo Direct, Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes now has a release date. We’ll be seeing it on April 23, 2024.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes was originally funded in 2020 on Kickstarter. The game comes from previous developers of the Suikoden series.

Apollo Justice Ace Attorney Trilogy release date

Capcom today unveiled the final release date for Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Trilogy during the Tokyo Game Show. It will head to Switch on January 25, 2024.

Capcom first announced Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Trilogy for Switch back in June. The company originally said it would be out in early 2024.

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

AK-xolotl physical

AK-xolotl, which just recently came to the eShop, is now confirmed for physical release on Switch. It will be available in Q1 2024.

Tesura is planning both a standard version and collector’s edition. The collector’s edition includes the game, collector’s box, a postcard set, keyring, art book, sticker set, pin, and soundtrack. We have a closer look at it above.

Japan Game Awards 2023 winners

The full lineup of winners for the Japan Game Awards 2023 was revealed today at the Tokyo Game Show.

Across every category, something Nintendo-related took home the win. Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak received the biggest prize as the Grand Award winner, but games like Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and Xenoblade Chronicles 3 were selected in different categories as well.

The full list of winners for the 2023 Japan Game Awards are as follows:

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince final trailer

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince has received one final launch trailer. The RPG is still over two months away, but it seems that Square Enix is slowing down on video content.

Here’s what to expect from the game:

Earth Defense Force: World Brothers 2

Original (8/1): D3Publisher is developing Earth Defense Force: World Brothers 2 for Switch, it’s been revealed. A release window has not yet been confirmed.

Famitsu has the early scoop on the game. More information will be shared in this week’s issue of the magazine (and official details should follow soon). A feature will also be included looking back at the overall series.

Mario vs. Donkey Kong graphics comparison

Mario vs. Donkey Kong is back on Switch with a remake of the original GBA game, and a new graphics comparison video shows how the two versions stack up. This comes courtesy of GameXplain.

Not only did the development team update the in-game visuals, but the cutscenes as well. Although gameplay thus far seems to be largely similar to the original, it’s clear by a quick glance just how much the graphics have changed for the new Switch version.

Yohane the Parhelion Blaze in the Deepblue

Original (6/26): Inti Creates today unveiled Yohane the Parhelion: Blaze in the Deepblue, a new 2D action game for Switch. We have a confirmed release date of November 16, 2023.

Inti Creates is known for the Gunvolt, Blaster Master Zero, and Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon games. It also worked on the Mega Man Zero titles as well as Mega Man 9 / Mega Man 10. Yohane the Parhelion: Blaze in the Deepblue is based on Yohane the Parhelion, which is an official anime spin-off of Love Live!! Sunshine.

Here’s a ton of information, straight from Inti Creates:

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