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WayForward published an update today on their Kickstarter page for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, detailing the final stretch goal: the Costume Pack DLC. The content boasts three new adventures, featuring Ninja Shantae, Beach Shantae, and Officer Shantae. The developer notes the upcoming DLC will be launching in a few weeks.

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Game Informer published two new interviews with Splatoon 2 producer Hisashi Nogami today. Aside from one discussion that was more on the serious side, the second was off-beat and was more about lore. Topics in the second interview include whether Pearl and Marina know they’re in a game, what happens to Inklings as they move through ink, and how they can’t go in water.

We’ve rounded up the comments about these topics below. Game Informer has the interview in full here.

This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:

Switch

1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
2. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
3. Kirby Star Allies – Nintendo
4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
5. Splatoon 2 – Nintendo
6. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle – Ubisoft
7. 1-2-Switch – Nintendo
8. FIFA 18 – EA
9. Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition – Ubisoft
10. Attack on Titan 2 – Koei Tecmo

Wii U

1. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
3. Just Dance 2018 – Ubisoft
4. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo
5. Wii Party U – Nintendo
6. Lego City Undercover – Nintendo
7. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Warner Bros. Interactive
8. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
9. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – Nintendo
10. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo

3DS

1. Detective Pikachu – Nintendo
2. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
3. Pokemon Ultra Sun – Nintendo
4. Pokemon Ultra Moon – Nintendo
5. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
6. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
7. Luigi’s Mansion 2 – Nintendo
8. Miitopia – Nintendo
9. Mario Party: Island Tour – Nintendo
10. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo

Source: Chart-Track

Best Buy is kicking off a new sale on a whole bunch of video games this week, including Switch and 3DS. There are definitely more titles on sale for Nintendo’s console, but 3DS has a few highlights of its own.

On Switch, games such as Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle and Fire Emblem Warriors have been discounted. On 3DS, Best Buy has put Fire Emblem Warriors, Fire Emblem Echoes, Monster Hunter Stories, and Metroid: Samus Returns on sale.

Here’s the full lineup:

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The award season is just about wrapping up, but one of the last few major events was hosted tonight. Winners for the 2018 Game Developers Choice Awards were revealed during a ceremony at the San Francisco Moscone Center.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild was the big winner, taking home three awards in total. The title was also chosen as “Game of the Year”.

We have the full results from tonight’s awards below.

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Now that Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition has come out in Japan, we’re able to see how the new Switch version compares to the Wii U original. View a video stacking both releases up against each other below.

Thanks to Fredy R for the tip.

Splatoon producer Hisashi Nogami delved into the development of the Wii U game as well as its sequel during his GDC session earlier today. At the panel, a brief clip was actually shown of the tofu prototype that was first mentioned a few years ago during the Iwata Asks interview.

It’s not the best quality, but someone did manage to take a video of the prototype from GDC. You can watch it below.

Much more was shared at the GDC panel earlier today. We have recaps here and here.

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At GDC today, Splatoon and Splatoon 2 producer Hisashi Nogami is hosting a special panel. The talk was highlighted by showing prototypes for the first game.

When Nintendo was first developing Splatoon, we heard in an Iwata Asks interview series that the team messed around with various concepts and ideas like tofu and rabbits. We now have new images and details about what took place during development.

Here’s the roundup:

This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:

Switch

1. Kirby Star Allies – Nintendo
2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
3. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
5. Splatoon 2 – Nintendo
6. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle – Ubisoft
7. 1-2-Switch – Nintendo
8. Lego Worlds – Warner Bros. Interactive
9. Pokken Tournament DX – Nintendo
10. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Bethesda Softworks

Wii U

1. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
2. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – Nintendo
3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
4. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
5. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo
6. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
7. Just Dance 2018 – Ubisoft
8. Wii Party U – Nintendo
9. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Warner Bros. Interactive
10. Lego City Undercover – Nintendo

3DS

1. Pokemon Ultra Sun – Nintendo
2. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
3. Pokemon Ultra Moon – Nintendo
4. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
5. Luigi’s Mansion 2 – Nintendo
6. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
7. Pokemon Crystal – Nintendo
8. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
9. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D – Nintendo
10. Mario Party: Island Tour – Nintendo

Source: Chart-Track

My Nintendo has added in a number of rewards in Europe. Along with discounts, a few 3DS themes are now available.

Here’s the full roundup: