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Just like over the past couple of years, EA will have a FIFA game ready to go on Switch later in 2019. However, it will be a “Legacy Edition” – meaning it won’t include the new FIFA Street-style mode Volta Football from other platforms, nor will it contain a number of other big features.

In an interview with Eurogamer, FIFA 20 executive producer Aaron McHardy discussed what fans can expect from the Legacy Edition on Switch. He said:

Cuphead launched on Switch back in April. In honor of the game’s release, Japanese magazine Famitsu spoke with Chad and Jared Moldenhauer from Studio MDHR.

One of the more interesting comments came about when Famitsu asked about the possibility of a sequel. Chad responded by noting that the team has an idea “in the extremely early stages” that they’re “building up the proof of concept and getting things ready.” Given the studio’s expertise, he said that “you can at least expect our next game to be in that same style.”

Now that Koji Igarashi has moved on from Konami and created a brand new IP in Bloodstained, one would think that his ties to Castlevania would be over. But perhaps not.

In an interview with Gematsu, Igarashi expressed interest in returning to Castlevania and working on “two episodes that we’ve implied but never finished.” If he were to receive an offer from Konami, Igarashi says he’d be up for working on the franchise again.

Here’s the full exchange:

Fans have many dream characters they’d like to see in Super Smash Bros. across all sorts of franchises and mediums. Now that Marvel is getting heavily involved with gaming and even has an exclusive Switch title coming out in the very near future, could we see one of their characters in Nintendo’s fighter?

Game Informer posed that question to Marvel Games’ VP and creative director​​​​​​​ Bill Rosemann in its podcast last week. Rosemann seemed somewhat interested in idea, but was quick to note that such a decision would not fall in his hands.

Bandai Namco has started bringing over more of its games to Switch, but one Code Vein is one title that’s missing. The post-apocalyptic action-RPG hasn’t been announced for Nintendo’s console as of yet. That doesn’t mean it’s entirely out of the question, however.

In an interview with GameSpot, Code Vein producer Keita Iizuka mentioned that “there might be a possibility down the line” of a Switch port. He told the site:

Dying Light developer Techland has yet to release a game on Switch. However, that could be changing later in 2019. During an interview with Wccftech, chief technical officer Pawel Rohleder teased that the company “might have a surprise for the Nintendo Switch later this year.”

For what it’s worth, Polish website Graczpospolita claims that the game in question is Call of Juarez: Gunslinger. Ubisoft published the first-person shooter in 2013, but Techland gained the rights to the title it created last year.

Here’s a trailer for the game:

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Sumo Digital worked on two kart racers for SEGA. The two sides teamed up again for Team Sonic Racing, but there are no SEGA characters to be found here – it’s naturally all about Sonic.

Some may be surprised to see such a specific roster focus given Sumo’s past efforts. In a recent interview with GameSpot, studio design director Derek Littlewood explained that the move was a difficult one, but it allowed the team “to create a very new kind of unique experience”.

Japanese website 4Gamer recently conducted a big interview with a pair of developers behind Tetris 99. Director Ryuichi Nakada and producer Akira Kinashi discussed the Switch Battle Royale game in-depth.

During the discussion, Nakada and Kinashi talked about Tetris 99’s origins, a few targeting mechanics that were scrapped, and what lies ahead for the game in the future. Of course, there was plenty of other discussion as well like recommended tactics for players and more.

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For many, may years, Game Freak has been strongly attached to the Pokemon franchise. However, we’ve seen the studio branch out as of late with the likes of HarmoKnight, Pocket Card, Jockey, and Giga Wrecker Alt.

Giga Wrecker Alt. stems from a second production team at Game Freak that works on original titles. And according to programmer and director Masayuki Onoue, the Gear Project team is being prioritized – even “more than Pokemon in general.”

A new developer has taken the reigns on Marvel Ultimate Alliance. Nintendo is publishing Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, but Ninja Gaiden studio Team Ninja is actually in charge of production. How this came to be was explained in the latest issue of Game Informer.

As it turns out, Marvel was already aware of Team Ninja’s pedigree. Marvel Games VP and executive producer Mike Jones said that folks inside the company are “huge fans of Team Ninja and Koei Tecmo and their esteemed history.” He went on to say: