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During the online version of Gamescom last August, Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World was announced for Switch and other platforms. Fans were a bit mixed on the reveal with some feeling that the title could use some improvements. Thankfully, the team took the feedback to heart and has been hard at work on responding to some of the early criticism.

In an interview with Nintendo Everything, director Ryuichi Nishizawa spoke about how Studio Artdink has improved Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World, stating:

Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville Complete Edition is about to launch on Switch, and it’s a very significant release. For the very first time, Nintendo’s console is getting a game built with the Frostbite engine.

Nintendo Everything was recently able to speak with producer Melvin Teo to discuss the Switch port in greater detail. We know that there are a lot of folks curious about the game from a technical perspective, and fortunately we were able to find out more.

Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse, a third-person action title from 2005, was announced for Switch during the latest Nintendo Direct. The game will initially release as a digital download, though Aspyr is going all out with a physical edition later this year.

Fans of Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse can pre-order a collector’s edition for the game now. All copies include the following:

During a live stream earlier this week, Dengeki showed off new Samurai Warriors DLC character Cham Cham. Check out the full recording below for a bunch of gameplay.

Samurai Shodown is out now on Switch. Cham Cham joins the game as the latest DLC character on March 16.

Last week, Pyra/Mythra was added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as the latest DLC character. The two-in-one fighter is the new representative from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 instead of Rex, who has the starring role.

You may recall that Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai talked about the decision to feature Pyra/Mythra over Rex a bit during a presentation from earlier in the month. In his latest column in Famitsu though, he went into a bit of extra detail about the thought process behind it all.

We’ve now gone ahead and prepared a complete translation of Sakurai’s piece from the Japanese magazine. Continue on below to read it in full.

This week’s episode of Nintendo Minute has gone live. In today’s video, Kit and Krysta built a course and race to see who can get to the goal pole the fastest in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Check out the full episode below.

To promote the release of Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time and other new platforms, Activision and Toys for Bob have prepared a new launch trailer for the game. Watch it below.

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time is out now on Switch both physically and digitally.

Fans have previously managed to turn The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild into a first-person game with mods. Thanks a new glitch though, that’s no longer necessary. Any player can technically change the perspective without mod use.

Twitter user A.xk originally discovered the glitch. It involves taking out the camera, holding an item in the menu, and cancelling the item hold.

Here’s a look at the glitch in action:

According to the latest NPD report, total lifetime dollar sales of Switch hardware have surpassed the DS in the United States. The system is now Nintendo’s second best-selling platform in U.S. tracked history. Only the Wii ranks higher.

It’s also worth mentioning that Switch is currently the seventh best-selling hardware platform in lifetime U.S. dollar sales.

In February, Switch was again the best-selling hardware platform in both units and dollars in the U.S. The console’s unit and dollar sales were the highest for any hardware platform in a February month since the Wii in February 2009.

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Another round of data is in from this month’s NPD report. Along with the best-sellers on Switch specifically for the month of February 2021, we also have a list of the games year-to-date and have sold the best over the last 12 months. Continue on below for the full results.

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