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If you’ve purchased Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, you may have noticed that an update is already available. Ubisoft did indeed prepare a day one update for the game.

Those curious about what the update does can read up on the full patch notes below. Ubisoft made a number of improvements and changes to the game, some of which are more significant than others.

As mentioned earlier today, Minecraft will be impacted by maintenance tonight. When it’s complete, a new patch should be out on both Switch and Wii U.

Among what’s due out today is the Glide Myths Track pack. A new “Stranges – Biome Settlers 3” Skin Pack is also incoming.

Full patch notes for both versions are below. 

With the release of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Ubisoft has uploaded a ton of videos for the game. We’ve uploaded what might be the best unboxing video ever below. You can find a bunch of additional videos here.

SEGA’s PAX West 2017 lineup

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SEGA will have two games on display at PAX West 2017 later this week. Along with Sonic Forces, Total War: Warhammer II will be playable.

PAX West runs between September 1 and September 4.

Source: SEGA PR

Nicalis is back at it again with another announcement for Switch. Today, the company announced that Save me Mr Tako: Tasukete Tako-San is coming to Switch.

Here’s an overview:

According to Finn “Tiyuri” Brice of Chucklefish games, the Switch version of Stardew Valley is coming along nicely and is being submitted for testing this week. A release date for the anticipated port is still to be determined. His exact post is below.

The newest character trailer for Pokken Tournament DX features Gardevoir, the Embrace Pokemon. It will be embracing a psychic moveset as well as its mega evolution for the upcoming Switch fighter. Trailer below.

Ben 10 confirmed for Switch

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Ben 10 is coming to Switch, a listing on Amazon reveals. Outright Games previously teased a release on Nintendo’s console, but this is the first actual confirmation we have.

Amazon’s listing doesn’t contain any information at present. However, first screenshots seem to show that it’ll be an action game / brawler. We also have a look at the boxart above.

Amazon tentatively lists Ben 10 for the end of October. Pre-orders are open here.

The Switch version of FIFA 18 doesn’t use Frostbite similar to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions. EA did, however, come up with its own custom engine for Nintendo’s console.

Explaining why the team decided against using Frostbite on Switch, developer Andrei Lazarescu noted:

“As much as we would have wanted to (use Frostbite) you can’t without making the whole engine work. We intentionally chose to do a custom engine because we felt that rather and try and get Frostbite running and end up having to downsize things and making it just a smaller, lower-quality version of the PS4 and Xbox One versions, we wanted this to be a FIFA that stands on its own two feet. We want people to recognise it and play it for what it is rather than saying, hey, you’re getting a sh***y, second-rate game. This is a full FIFA that players players will enjoy.”

Another round of Nintendo maintenance has been scheduled for tonight / tomorrow. Minecraft on Switch and Wii U plus general maintenance on Wii U and 3DS will be taking place tonight.

The schedule is as follows:


– 6:50 PM PT (August 29) – 8:30 PM PT (August 29)
– 9:50 PM ET (August 29) – 11:30 PM ET (August 29)
– 2:50 AM in the UK (August 30) – 4:30 AM in the UK (August 30)
– 3:50 AM in Europe (August 30) – 5:30 AM in Europe (August 30)

Wii U / 3DS

– 8 PM PT (August 29) – 2 AM PT (August 30)
– 11 PM ET (August 29) – 5 AM ET (August 30)
– 4 AM in the UK (August 30) – 10 AM in the UK (August 30)
– 5 AM in Europe (August 30) – 11 AM in Europe (August 30)