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Ubisoft released a new Just Dance 2017 trailer in celebration of Gamescom, which highlights some new tracks. The song lists will have Scream & Shout by Ft. Britney Spears, Cake by the Ocean by DNCE, All About Us by Jordan Fisher, and more. Watch today’s video below.

A new video from Liam Robertson, Unseen64, and Did You Know Gaming? provides us with a look at a few Star Wars games that never saw the day of light. The different projects were slated for Nintendo platforms, including one for Wii that would have taken advantage of the MotionPlus accessory in an additional mode. Watch the full video below.

The latest issue of MCV has a listing of the best-selling games in the UK for the month of June. The results are posted below, based on data collected between May 29 and July 2.

In this week’s issue of Famitsu, the magazine reveals the top 100 best-selling games in Japan during the first half of 2016. The results can be found below.

Note that data was collected between December 28, 2015 and June 26, 2016. It does not include digital sales, but download cards from retail as well as bundles were tallied.

01. [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 (Square Enix) {2016.03.24} (¥5.250) – 609.603
02. [3DS] Yo-Kai Sangokushi (Level 5) {2016.04.02} (¥4.600) – 539.181
03. [3DS] Monster Hunter Generations # (Capcom) {2015.11.28} (¥5.800) – 345.656 / 2.787.633
04. [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot
(Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥4.700) – 330.809
05. [PS4] Dark Souls III (From Software) {2016.03.24} (¥7.430) – 313.187
06. [3DS] Monster Strike
(Mixi) {2015.12.17} (¥4.500) – 310.167 / 946.876
07. [PSV] Dragon Quest Builders # (Square Enix) {2016.01.28} (¥5.980) – 287.521
08. [WIU] Splatoon # (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥5.700) – 269.056 / 1.333.953
09. [PS4] Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Kings and Prophecy’s End (Square Enix) {2016.05.27} (¥7.800) – 260.097
10. [WIU] Super Mario Maker # (Nintendo) {2015.09.10} (¥5.700) – 240.307 / 914.501

11. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2.400) – 239.164 / 717.642
12. [3DS] Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice #
(Capcom) {2016.06.09} (¥5.800) – 238.516
13. [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders
(Square Enix) {2016.01.28} (¥7.800) – 205.709
14. [PSV] Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Kings and Prophecy’s End (Square Enix) {2016.05.27} (¥6.800) – 195.318
15. [3DS] Pokemon Red / Green / Blue / Yellow _3DS Virtual Console Version_ |DL| (Dedicated Download Card Special)
(Pokemon Co.) {2016.02.27} (¥1.389) – 188.228
16. [PSV] Kan Colle Kai # (Kadokawa Games) {2016.02.18} (¥5.800) – 184.943
17. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad (Level 5) {2015.07.11} (¥4.600) – 183.876 / 2.149.078
18. [3DS] Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Nintendo) {2016.02.18} (¥4.700) – 181.769
19. [PS4] Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End # (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2016.05.10} (¥7.900) – 167.261
20. [WIU] Pokken Tournament # (Pokemon Co.) {2016.03.18} (¥7.200) – 148.092

Project M ceased development at the end of last year, but fans are still continuing its legacy. Recently, an Australian 3D artist going by the name Marioking64DS – plus a few programmers – made it so Smash Bros. Brawl players could add Waluigi to the game via modding.

Have a look at the character with the following trailer:

Waluigi features his own move set, and is intended to act as a counterpart to Wario. You’ll see him using attacks that feature a tennis racket, among other unique moves.

Smash Bros. Brawl players can download the Waluigi mod here.


It might be 2016, but there are still companies out there putting games on Wii. Like Ubisoft with Just Dance. And now Bigben with The Voice.

The Voice is being made under the show’s official license, in collaboration with ITV and developer Voxler. It’s due out at the end of this year on Nintendo’s old console along with the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

The Voice fans can look forward to the following from the upcoming title:

“In The Voice video game, players will rediscover the show’s unique atmosphere as enjoyed by millions of viewers per broadcast: The Blind Auditions, The Battles, The Live Show and the famous red chairs. The Voice will include all your favourite hits and their official music videos to bring the show to an explosive level of fun. Grab your mic and become The Voice!”

Source: Bigben PR

Mark Pacini acted as director for Nintendo and Retro’s three Metroid Prime games. Then in 2008, he went on to co-found Armature Studio.

Pacini is now directing the Xbox One title ReCore – a game that actually takes a decent amount of inspiration from the Metroid Prime series. GamesBeat took a brief trip down memory lane with Pacini while interviewing him about his new game, and asked if he’s surprised by the longevity and how people still play the titles he made back with Retro.

He said in response:

“For sure. I was thankful to be part of the team that made those games. When we were making those, that was never one of our goals. We were just trying to make something cool. It was an unexpectedly great thing, that people started to do that. It’s awesome that people are still playing those games, but it’s a big surprise to us.”

Thanks to Jake for the tip.


Update: As a bit of an aside, Fire Emblem 0 series 6 is due out on September 29 in Japan.

Two new Fire Emblem art books were announced for Japan during a Fire Emblem 0 live stream today.

In Japan, a Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance art book is due out on July 29. Amazon Japan has it up here for 3,456 yen.

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn will also be getting an art book at some point. There’s no pre-order link just yet.


Just Dance 2017 is in development and is coming to all Nintendo consoles, Ubisoft announced today.

The general release is slated for October, which includes Wii U and Wii. Somewhat surprisingly, Ubisoft has already confirmed plans to bring Just Dance 2017 to NX next year.

New to this year’s entry is Just Dance Machine, “a frantic new mode that challenges you to perform different kinds of dances (including flamenco, ballet, and the cancan) to help your alien captors return home.” 40 new tracks by diverse acts including Sia, Major Lazer, Hatsune Miku, and Queen will also be featured.

Confirmed tracks thus far include:

“Sorry” – Justin Bieber
“DADDY” – Psy Ft. CL of 2NE1
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia Ft. Sean Paul
“Lean On” – Major Lazer Ft. MØ & DJ Snake
“Worth It” – Fifth Harmony Ft. Kid Ink
“Don’t Stop Me Now” – Queen
“PoPiPo” – Hatsune Miku
“Radical” – Dyro & Dannic
“El Tiki” – Maluma
“September” – Equinox Stars
“What Is Love” – Ultraclub 90

Returning features include:

– Just Dance Unlimited, the dance-on-demand service that features more than 200 tracks
– Sweat + Playlists, the fitness mode that lets you create your own playlists and track your activity
– The worldwide Dance Quest challenge mode
– The improved Just Dance Controller app, which lets up to six players join in by using their smartphones as motion sensors, with no camera required

Here’s the debut trailer:


In celebration of Famitsu’s 30th anniversary, the magazine held a poll in which readers could vote on the titles they feel are the most memorable on each gaming system. 2,921 ballots were cast on platforms starting with the Famicom all the way through the latest generation.

We’ve posted the results for the top 10 games on Nintendo systems below. Results for other platforms can be found here.


10. Kirby’s Adventure – 60 votes

9. Final Fantasy III – 69 votes

8. Earthbound – 72 votes

7. Mario Bros. – 108 votes

6. The Legend of Zelda – 120 votes

5. Dragon Quest II – 186 votes

4. Dragon Quest IV – 228 votes

3. Super Mario Bros. 3 – 279 votes

2. Dragon Quest III – 528 votes

1. Super Mario Bros. – 552 votes