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No More Heroes

When No More Heroes 1 and 2 arrived on Switch a few months ago, they were only offered as digital titles. Limited Run Games is now planning physical releases, the company just announced.

Fans can pick up different versions of the games. There will be standard releases as well as collector’s editions, the latter of which feature special goodies.

The original No More Heroes has been updated on Switch. Version 1.1.1 seems to have one purpose: to restore the missing K-Entertainment music track.

The No More Heroes Switch port also removed the Heavenly Star tune, which came down to licensing. Regarding the K-Entertainment track, it seems that this was a somewhat innocuous removal. Marvelous and Engine Software have now restored it – Heavenly Star is unlikely to return though.

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As part of its latest financial results, Marvelous provided a status update on the sales of No More Heroes 1 and 2 on Switch. Both games experienced strong sales in North America and Europe, according to the company. Specific data was not provided.

No More Heroes 1 and 2 made it to Switch last October as digital downloads on the eShop. The games first launched for Wii a decade ago. The next entry in the series, No More Heroes 3, will finally launch in 2021 following a delay.

Engine Software was responsible for the Switch versions of No More Heroes 1 and 2. You can learn more about their arrival on Nintendo’s current console as part of our interview with the studio here.

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This week on Nintendo Everything Podcast, we’re back to talk about No More Heroes and Part Time UFO. Galen also critiques the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Halloween event and has thoughts on upcoming seasonal events, too. Oni Dino beat Trials of Mana, and it’s a mixed bag. And to mark the release of the PS5 and Xbox SX, we consider the routes Nintendo could go down in the second half of the Switch’s life. Pro version? Full handheld? A new console entirely?

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No More Heroes 1 and 2 finally made their long-awaited return on Switch this week. Both Wii games were announced and released as part of the latest Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase.

Engine Software has confirmed that it was responsible for the new Switch versions of No More Heroes 1 and 2. The developer has worked on several other Switch projects and ports including Ni no Kuni, Little Nightmares, and The Legend of Heroes.

We interviewed Engine Software about a year ago and spoke with the studio about its past experiences with Switch. You can catch up on it here.

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This week on Nintendo Everything Podcast, we’ve got so much to say about the excellent Nintendo Direct, No More Heroes, Cloud gaming on the Switch, Bravely Default II, the Hyrule Warriors demo, and more. This Direct was basically made for Oni Dino. Galen has some theories on Nintendo’s new plans for mid-generation reform with Cloud gaming. Also, that Hyrule Warriors gameplay is surprisingly complex; come for our early impressions. Later on, we answer some listener mail where we talk about video games inspiring or impacting us as an art form.

We’ve recently created a podcast discord for listeners to chill, chat, and make friends. Check out links and timestamps below and come hang out.

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ElAnalistaDeBits has put together a new comparison video for No More Heroes featuring the Switch, PS3, and Wii versions of the game. Aside from the visuals, we’re also able to see how the frame rate holds up.

Here’s the full comparison:

Following today’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase, No More Heroes was added to the Switch eShop. Get a look at some footage below.

No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle were just revealed for Switch today and have promptly released. XSEED has now passed along an official announcement as well as launch trailers for both games.

Here’s the full rundown:

This week on Nintendo Everything Podcast, special guest Barry (Goodman?) is back to chat with Oni Dino and Galen in this extra-long, bonus episode! Nintendo Switch is at 62 million units sold, but will they keep the momentum with the PS5 and Xbox Series X coming soon? What will happen to third-party support moving forward and how should Nintendo prepare for it? In the Adventure Log, Barry elaborates on the appeal of the Legend of Heroes series and the Trails of Cold Steel sub-series and why the third entry is a good jumping-in point, and Galen tries out shell-swapping his Switch Pro Controller. In the news, Pikmin 3 Deluxe was announced, bringing up the topic of full-priced Wii U ports; Blizzard employees rally for fair pay and better working conditions; and Aeon Must Die has serious allegations against it from the original devs.

It’s a big episode—check out links and timestamps below and come hang out.

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