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Doodle Derby

Doodle Derby, the physics racing platformer from Headup Games and Studio Erikson, releases on the Switch eShop today. View some footage below.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Koei Tecmo will be showing Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity during the Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online, the company has confirmed. Live gameplay will be shown, and we’ll also be hearing about things like character introductions. Producers Yosuke Hayashi and Masaki Furusawa as well as director Ryouta Matsushita will be on hand.

The TGS 2020 Online event for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity will take place on September 26 between 9 PM and 9:50 PM Japan time.


Ring Fit Adventure

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

1. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure – 63,958 / 1,483,985
2. [PS4] Marvel’s Avengers – 42,979 / NEW
3. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 32,136 / 5,660,598
4. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 13,523 / 3,145,381
5. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics – 13,410 / 362,420
6. [PS4] Ghost of Tsushima – 9,563 / 385,143
7. [PS4] NBA 2K21 – 8,541 / NEW
8. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 7,725 / 3,817,668
9. [PS4] The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki – 7,606 / 91,286
10. [NSW] eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020 – 7,318 / 215,075

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Japan is getting a Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity collector’s edition in the form of a Treasure Box, Koei Tecmo has announced. Copies will include the game, acrylic plate with the game’s art, paraglider blanket, and metal charm.

The Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Treasure Box launches alongside the main game on November 20. Pricing is set at 16,720 yen. We’ll keep an eye out for import pre-orders.


One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 - Killer

Bandai Namco has released a new One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 trailer to show off Killer, one of the game’s upcoming DLC characters. View it below.

Killer, in addition to X Drake and an additional character, will be featured in the second DLC character pack for One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 this fall. We have a trailer for X Drake here.

Dragon's Dogma anime series

Netflix has put out the official opening for its new Dragon’s Dogma anime, which was composed by Tadayoshi Makino. Take a look at the video below.

The Dragon’s Dogma anime will debut on September 17 via Netflix.

Fantasy Strike

The fighting game Fantasy Strike has received a new update involving new features, plenty of changes, and a bunch of fixes. Technical improvements relate to crashes, disconnects, and blackscreens.

Below are the full patch notes:

Terraria has been updated to version 1.0.7 on Switch, bringing along some major functionality. All players can now access a two-player splitscreen mode.

Here’s the full rundown:

Super Punch Patrol

Super Punch Patrol, a beat ’em up action from the creator of Gunman Clive and Mechstermination Force, has received a new batch of footage. Check out the gameplay below.

Super Punch Patrol is planned for a September 17 release on the Switch eShop.

Pokemon Picross

Were you left unsatisfied with this year’s Pokemon leaks? Or how about all of the ones involving the N64? Perhaps the latest leak will tickle your fancy, which involves the Game Boy and Game Boy Color.

The latest treasure trove of leaks stem from a “lotcheck” dump of Game Boy and Game Boy Color games from way back in the day. Titles submitted in this state were submitted to Nintendo for review.

What’s included in today’s findings involve a bunch of cancelled games like Pokemon Picross, which was promoted in Japanese gaming magazines in 1999, but never actually made it to market. Then there’s Gimmick Land, coming from Mario & Luigi developer AlphaDream. On top of that, we have a look at ports of Famicom / Super Famicom games, English localizations that never officially released outside of Japan, and even a Hello Kitty game that apparently would have supported the Game Boy Printer.

Here’s a roundup of notable findings: