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Atelier Ryza

The Switch version of Atelier Ryza 1 has been tough to find for awhile now at retail. If you’ve been looking for a physical copy, you might have turned your attention to eBay, where the prices can be pretty astronomical.

The good news is that an official restock is now happening. Koei Tecmo has confirmed that there will be a reprint/restock “soon” on Amazon. Other retailers may receive new inventory as well, but that’s not confirmed currently.

We’ll keep an eye out on that restock and will let you know when Atelier Ryza is more widely available again.


Pikmin 3 Deluxe

Update: The Nintendo UK store has Pikmin 3 Deluxe here.

Pre-orders for Pikmin 3 Deluxe have opened at major retailers. You can reserve it on Amazon, Best Buy, or GameStop.

Pikmin 3 Deluxe launches for Switch on October 30.

Amazon has heavily discounted the two special editions for Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated. The Shiny Edition, which was originally priced at $149.99, is now $50 off. The $299.99 F.U.N. Edition has also received a $100 discount.

The Shiny Edition includes the game, SpongeBob figurine, wallstickers, six lithographs, and tennis stocks. You’ll get all of this in the F.U.N. Edition, but that version also packs in figurines for Patrick and Sandy plus keyrings.

Zoids Wild: Blast Unleashed

Outright Games announced plans this week to bring the former Japan-exclusive Zoids Wild: Blast Unleashed to the west. It originally came out last February.

Retailers are slowly starting to update their listings, and over on Amazon, the boxart has been revealed. You can reserve the game here. We also have a confirmed price point of $39.99.

Zoids Wild: Blast Unleashed is due out for Switch in the west on October 16.

Re:Zero - Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne

Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne is due out on Switch this winter. When it does arrive, it’ll be accompanied by a collector’s edition. Copies include four exclusive, limited run only original pins in a display box, a full-color art book, a steelbook case, official soundtrack containing original music from the game, and outer box.

Retailers have started taking pre-orders for the collector’s edition. Amazon has it here while GameStop’s listing is here.

For more on Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne, check out our previous coverage here.

Amazon has opened pre-orders for the LEGO Super Mario Starter Course. You can reserve a unit here.

The Starter Course features seven action bricks for different interactions with the LEGO Mario figure. There are 231 pieces in total.

LEGO Super Mario launches August 1.

Update (4/18): This is the last time we’ll be bumping this, as it seems to be going in/out of stock daily. If you missed it, you can order a copy here.

Update (4/16): We’re bumping this yet again. If you still missed out on this after it sold out yesterday, you can place an order on Amazon here.

Update (4/15): This had sold out again, but is back up for a third time. You can pre-order here.

Update (4/14): If you missed it yesterday, there’s currently another restock on Amazon here.

Original (4/13): After previously selling out, Amazon has restocked the Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition – Definitive Works Set. You can pre-order a copy here.

All copies of the Definitive Works Set include a copy of the game and an art book.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition launches for Switch on May 29.

Amazon has discounted a few Nintendo-published games for Switch. The digital versions of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Splatoon 2, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Kirby Star Allies, and Octopath Traveler are all down to $39.99. Normally, they’re $59.99 a piece.

All of these games can be found on Amazon here. It’s unclear how long the sale will go on for, but it’s possible that it could be through the end of the week.

Amazon has opened pre-orders for the Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition – Definitive Works Set. You can reserve a copy here.

All copies of this special edition include the game and a 250-page art book.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition launches May 29.

If you’ve ordered a physical copy of Animal Crossing: New Horizons from Amazon, there’s a chance that it may not arrive on launch day. Customer reports are surfacing on social media regarding delay messages from the retailer. Instead of being delivered tomorrow, affected copies now have a release date of March 24.

In light of the coronavirus, Amazon has started to prioritize medial supplies and household staples, which have taken precedence over other items like video games. One of the retailer’s warehouses in Queens, New York was impacted after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. Amazon ended up closing down that warehouse for a thorough cleaning.

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