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Yu-Gi-Oh Rush Duel Dawn of the Battle Royale gameplay

After it previously debuted in Japan, Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel: Dawn of the Battle Royale!! landed on Switch in the west this week, and we now have gameplay. 39 minutes of footage has come in.

Here’s some information about Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel: Dawn of the Battle Royale!! from the eShop listing:

Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush: Dawn of the Battle Royale!!

Today, Konami announced that Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush: Dawn of the Battle Royale!! will be getting an English release in the west next month. It will launch on December 7.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush: Dawn of the Battle Royale!! previously launched on Switch as Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel: Saikyou Battle Royale!! in Japan. The game originally released back in August. Back in July, localization was first confirmed.

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater 3D removal

Konami has announced that it will be temporarily removing Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater 3D from the 3DS eShop. The move will go into effect on November 8.

Explaining the removal, Konami said it is in the process of “renewing the licenses for select historical archive footage used in-game”. To reiterate, this is a temporary change. However, it is not currently unclear when the game will be available for purchase again.

Castlevania Dawn of Sorrow julius mode

As part of a recent Reddit AMA, Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow developer Shutaro Iida talked about the game’s use of touch, the Julius mode, and more.

The fan session was actually taking place as a way of promoting Bloodstaind: Ritual of the Night, of which Iida was its director. But he also has a long history with the Castlevania series having started out on Lament of Innocence, later Aria of Sorrow, and then the DS entries.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel single-player

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel will include a single-player component complete with a story mode, Konami has confirmed. Additionally, it’s been announced that the game is slated for release this winter. All of the news was shared during a special broadcast held at TGS 2021 today.

We also now have the first gameplay from Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel. Not only was footage shared during the TGS show, but V Jump has uploaded a few lengthy videos as well. We have the full set of gameplay for Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel below, which includes a look at single-player.

Castlevania Advance Collection gameplay

Castlevania Advance Collection dropped on Switch today, and we now have some gameplay from the release.

After various leaks over the past few months, Konami announced the package during today’s Nintendo Direct. It includes Circle of the Moon, Harmony of Dissonance, Aria of Sorrow, and Dracula X. Today’s gameplay gives us a good look at the games in Castlevania Advance Collection.

Here’s some additional information:

castlevania advance collection switch

It’s been a long time coming, but Castlevania Advance Collection has finally been announced for Switch. Konami delivered the news during today’s Nintendo Direct, and also confirmed that it will be out today.

Castlevania Advance Collection was first made known when it was leaked by an Australian rating. It was then hit by another leak just a few days ago following another classification, this time from Taiwan. The Taiwan rating was also the first mention of platforms, including Switch.

Castlevania Advance Collection

Back in June, a rating for Castlevania Advance Collection popped up in Australia. It’s been a few months since then, but it looks like Konami is still moving forward with the release.

A rating for Castlevania Advance Collection has now appeared in Taiwan. Additionally, we now have actual platforms listed, and Switch is among them. The Australia classification previously had it down as “multiplatform”.

super bomberman r online castlevania soma cruz

Starting today, Super Bomberman R Online players can participate in Season 2 for Super Bomberman R Online, which features Soma Cruz from Castlevania. Simply install the latest update and you should be able to access the character via the in-game shop.

The new season will also include Event Battle, though that’ll be happening at a later date. Konami will be sharing more information about this later on.

As for Castlevania’s Soma Cruz, that’s immediately available in Super Bomberman R Online. All of the relevant information about that and Season 2 can be found below. 

tgs 2021 konami

Today, Konami announced its full lineup for the 2021 Tokyo Game Show (TGS). The company will be showing off its own slate of titles – including a pair of Yu-Gi-Oh! games – as well as others from partners.

Here’s the full lineup, courtesy of Gematsu:

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