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This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

1. [NSW] Fire Emblem Engage – 144,558 / NEW
2. [NSW] Pokemon Scarlet / Violet – 43,983 / 4,739,035
3. [NSW] Splatoon 3 – 16,091 / 3,833,699
4. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 13,857 / 5,115,176
5. [NSW] Nintendo Switch Sports – 9,220 / 978,511
6. [NSW] Minecraft – 8,146 / 3,016,620
7. [NSW] Mario Party Superstars – 6,009 / 1,157,864
8. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! – 5,942 / 2,830,215
9. [PS5] Gran Turismo 7 – 5,468 / 267,222
10. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 5,327 / 5,105,655

OmegaBot gameplay

OmegaBot has made it to Switch following a delay, and new gameplay has come in. 24 minutes of footage offers up a look at the action side-scroller.

Learn more about OmegaBot in the following overview:

2023 Game Developers Choice Awards nominees

Organizers of the Game Developers Conference today unveiled the lineup of nominees for its 2023 Awards.

There’s not a whole lot of representation when it comes to Nintendo-published games, but a few Switch games are featured. Games like Tunic, Neon White, and more can be found throughout the various categories.

The full list of 2023 Game Developers Choice Awards nominees are as follows:


Fire Emblem Engage button pin set My Nintendo

The latest physical reward has just been added to My Nintendo in North America, with members having the opportunity to claim a button pin set for Fire Emblem Engage. This ties in with the game’s launch last week.

You’ll be getting 16 pins in total featuring heroes from past Fire Emblem series. The lineup includes Emblem Marth, Emblem Celica, Emblem Sigurd, Emblem Leif, Emblem Roy, Emblem Lyn, Emblem Eirika, Emblem Ike, Emblem Micaiah, Emblem Lucina, Emblem Corrin, and Emblem Byleth. Additionally, new characters Veyle, Alear (both male and female versions), and Sommie are featured.

Thanks to publisher Annapurna Interactive and developer Giant Squid, we have a final release date for The Pathless on Switch. Both sides confirmed today that this version is slated for February 2, 2023.

The Pathless, which was made by the team behind Abzu, originally debuted in November 2021. The Switch version was confirmed last July after it was originally leaked by a classification listing.

Ubisoft has issued a launch trailer for Oddballers, a new party game on Switch. The title just launched a few minutes ago.

If you’re interested in learning more about the game, read the following overview:

Redemption Reapers

Original (12/12): Today, publisher Binary Haze Interactive and developer Adglobe revealed Redemption Reapers. The game is heading to Switch in February 2023.

Redemption Reapers is a dark fantasy tactical RPG. Some top-tier talent is on board for the project, including tactical RPG veteran Masayuki Horikawa (Fire Emblem series director and scenario / level designer; Kingdom Hearts III planning). The voice cast includes Kyle McCarley (13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, NieR: Automata), Allegra Clark (Apex Legends, Dragon Age: Inquisition), David Lodge (Persona 5, Final Fantasy XV), and Lucien Dodge (Fire Emblem: Three Houses, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel series).

Here’s a bunch of information about the game:

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

Road 96: Mile 0

Publisher Ravenscourt and developer DigixArt today announced Road 96: Mile 0, a prequel to the acclaimed Road 96 that follows the original’s narrative adventure roots while tying in heartfelt musical scenes. A release is planned for April 4, 2023 on Switch.

Road 96: Mile 0 is a narrative adventure game combining powerful storytelling with emotional music. For more information, check out the following overview:

Roller Drama release date

Open Lab Games has shared a bit of a surprise as the studio has just launched its new game Roller Drama.

We had last heard about the title back in July. We knew it was planned for early 2023, but an exact date hadn’t been shared. It turns out that Open Lab Games decided to opt for a surprise launch rather than opting to announce the release date in advance.

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