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Following some of the excerpts that made it online yesterday, we now have the full column from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai that was published in this week’s issue of Famitsu. We did cover quite a bit of this last night, but there are a few extra statements with Sakurai discussing how Incineroar was chosen for the game and more.

Here’s our full translation:

Ultimate Chicken Horse

A notable performance patch is now live for Ultimate Chicken Horse. Version 1.5.064 is out now for all players.

After the update is applied, your game will be on an upgraded engine that fixes “most if not all crashing bugs.” The upgraded engine also allows for screenshot taking and video capture. Lastly, accessing the user-generated levels in local play will no longer require having a Nintendo Switch Online membership.


Thanks to new eShop listings, we now have a release date for Gensokyo Defenders on Switch. Unties will be publishing the game on November 29.

Interestingly, Gensokyo Defenders is confirmed for worldwide release. In addition to Japan, the Australian eShop shows the same release date.

To kick off December, Tikipod has a new Switch game in the pipeline. The developer confirmed today that Rock Boshers DX: Director’s Cut is lined up for an eShop release.

Rock Boshers DX: Director’s Cut, an “exceedingly retro arcade adventure”, involves helping a young Queen Victoria fight her way across Mars and attempt to escape home with retro arcade gameplay. We have more details and a trailer below.

Publisher The Arcade Crew and developer Joymasher announced today that Blazing Chrome is in development for Switch. The retro-inspired co-op battle to save Earth from the rule of merciless AI will launch in early 2019.

Here’s an overview for Blazing Chrome, along with a new gameplay video:

I Am the Hero is making its way to Switch next week, according to an eShop listing. A release date is set for November 22.

I Am the Hero features a pixel style and beat ’em up, fighting gameplay. It that tells the story of a “Hero” with a glorious but mysterious past.

Bitmap Bureau has announced that a physical version of Xeno Crisis is in the works. The developer has teamed up with Strictly Limited Games to make it happen.

Earlier this year, Xeno Crisis was successfully funded on Kickstarter. The arena shooter takes inspiration from a number of sources, including Smash TV, Contra, Mercs, Granada, Alien Syndrome, Zombies Ate My Neighbours, Chaos Engine, and Shock Troopers.

We have a look at Xeno Crisis’s boxart above.


During a Builders School Multiplayer Party broadcast, Square Enix announced that a demo for Dragon Quest Builders 2 will be distributed on the Japanese Switch eShop beginning December 6. It’ll feature the tutorial and a section of the first island. Players can build and experience some of the game’s new “Bulletin Board” element in the demo, but multiplayer won’t be included.

Square Enix also gave a first look at Bulletin Board and Builder Pencil features during today’s presentation. Find the relevant details below.

Rokapublish is bringing Harvest Life to Switch, the company has announced. The game is just a couple of weeks out and will be available starting November 30.

Here’s an overview and trailer for the farm simulation game:

Gear.Club Unlimited 2

Nintendo World Report has posted extensive gameplay from Gear.Club Unlimited 2. Get a look at 12 minutes of footage from the racer below.

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