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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is almost here, and My Nintendo is celebrating with a pair of new rewards. Members can spend their points on a wallpaper and November calendar.

Both of these rewards are up on My Nintendo here. They cost 50 Platinum Points each.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is due out for Switch on November 20.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity received its rumored demo today after it was confirmed during the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase. Perhaps as expected, it didn’t take long for fans to datamine the game’s files. Icons for several characters have been found, which may reveal the base roster.

The lineup is as follows:

Nintendo has shared a new batch of screenshots from Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, which we have in the gallery below. Some art of the Divine Beasts are included as well.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity releases for Switch on November 20.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity’s demo is out now on Switch, and we have a look at it in action. Have a look at an hour of footage below.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity launches for Switch on November 20.

During today’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase, Nintendo and Koei Tecmo announced Buddy Mission Bond. It’s an adventure game featuring character designs by Yusuke Murata, a manga artist who has worked on Eyeshield 21 and One-Punch Man.

Here’s a look at the game:

A demo for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity was leaked yesterday, and Nintendo has now made it official. Players will be able to try the game prior to launch today.

Here’s the full rundown:

Update (10/28): The Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity thumbnail has been updated on the Switch eShop in France. The text shows “demo available”, so it should be releasing pretty soon.


Original (10/27): Rumor has it that a demo will soon be announced for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. A new trailer is also expected.

The rumor stems from Nintendo Korea’s official website, which apparently had the news up for just a short while. The page mentioned that the demo will let players experience the beginning of the game. Additionally, progress can be transferred to the full version.

Koei Tecmo today issued its financial report for the second quarter of the 2020 fiscal year. Ultimately, it was a pretty successful period, as the company set a new record high regarding sales year-over-year.

Here’s the full breakdown:

The Atelier series doesn’t typically see direct sequels, but that’s exactly the direction Koei Tecmo and Gust decided to take with Atelier Ryza 2. Following the first game’s massive success, the sequel arrives this December in Japan and late January 2021 in the west.

Nintendo Everything recently had the opportunity to speak with Gust brand manager and Atelier Ryza series producer Junzo Hosoi. We chatted about what’s new with the battle system, the game’s characters (including their designs), and more. Also, for more general topics, Hosoi talked about Switch, addressed the possibility of Atelier remakes, and shared a few thoughts about the franchise’s future.

Our discussion can be read in full below.

Many titles strive for simultaneous worldwide releases. While not universal across the board, some publishers and developers opt to launch their games on the same day in all regions. However, the Atelier franchise hasn’t been able to make this happen just yet, as Japan gets first crack at the new entries.

As part of an interview with Nintendo Everything, Atelier series producer Junzo Hosoi commented on the possibility of worldwide releases. He shared the following on that front: