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Koei Tecmo has announced that a livestream will take place on August 28 at 21:00 JST to celebrate being one month out prior to release of Atelier Ryza.

This stream will feature the first gameplay footage of the Switch version, along with some new details on characters, character designs, and upcoming plans until release. The stream can be found on YouTube here

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Koei Tecmo has provided the first official details and screenshots for its new Monster Rancher port, which is planned for Switch.

Here’s the full roundup, courtesy of Gematsu:

Today, Koei Tecmo revealed their lineup of games for the upcoming Tokyo Game Show 2019, which will take place between September 12 and September 15.  This year, they are actually fairly light on Switch titles they’ll show off: Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout will be one of the big focal points of their lineup, with it getting a live stream and a stage presentation. It’ll also be playable on the show floor. Other than that, there’ll only be a trailer for the recently announced port of Monster Rancher. Here’s their full lineup:

  • Atelier Online: Alchemists of Braceir (iOS, ANdroid) – Trailer, Stage, Live Stream
  • Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout (PS4, Switch, PC) – Playable, Trailer, Stage, Live Stream
  • Daikou Kaijidai VI (iOS, Android) – Trailer
  • Dead or Alive 6 (PS4, Xbox One, PC) – Trailer, Stage
  • Dead or Alive Xtreme: Venus Vacation (PC, Mac) – Trailer, Stage
  • Monster Rancher (Switch, iOS, Android) – Trailer
  • Nioh 2 (PS4) – Playable, Trailer, Stage, Live Stream
  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV (PS4, PC) – Playable, Trailer, Stage, Live Stream
  • Shin Sangokushi (iOS, Android) – Trailer
  • Yo-kai Sangokushi: Kuni Tori Wars (iOS, Android) – Trailer

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Another round of Gamescom footage has emerged for One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4, this time in direct-feed. Check out the gameplay below.

The latest issue of Famitsu has revealed some additional details about the Monster Rancher port coming to Switch in Japan, including information on multiplayer.

It has been announced that the game will feature two-player multiplayer battles, with each player controlling with a single joycon. In addition, players will be able to download and battle monsters raised by breeders nationally.

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SuperData has a new report on gaming sales for the month of July. Fire Emblem: Three Houses had a great debut, as the game reportedly sold 800,000 digital units throughout the month. That number makes the Switch title the best digital launch in franchise history.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses placed #3 in terms of digital console gaming sales in July. Here’s the full chart:

Gaming Boulevard has shared some footage from the Gamescom 2019 demo of One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4. Check out the off-screen gameplay below.

DLC Pack 1 – Marvel Knights: Curse of the Vampire launches for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order on September 30, Nintendo announced today. That date was previously listed by Nintendo UK last month.

Four Marvel Knights characters will be included in the DLC. Players can get their hands on Blade, Moon Knight, The Punisher and Morbius from Marvel Knights.

Bandai Namco has shared a new One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 trailer in honor of Gamescom 2019. We’ve attached it below.

A modern port of Monster Rancher (known as Monster Farm in Japan), which was originally released on the PlayStation in 1997, was recently announced. However, at the time, it wasn’t revealed which platforms would be receiving the port. The newest issue of Nintendo Dream magazine has now revealed that Monster Rancher will be released on the Nintendo Switch eShop sometime this year. The port will be published by Koei Tecmo. Note that so far this release has only been confirmed for Japan. We will keep you updated should a Western release be announced.

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