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Dokapon: Ikari no Tekken

Another Dokapon game is coming to Switch with Dokapon: Ikari no Tekken having now been revealed for the platform. Biccamera, a retailer in Japan, just put up a listing for the title.

Dokapon: Ikari no Tekken originally released for the PlayStation at the end of 1999, but only in Japan. New features are planned for the Switch version of the board game RPG hybrid.

Touhou Spell Carnival

November 8, 2023: Touhou Spell Carnival is heading to Switch, publisher Compile Heart and developer Sting have announced. A release is planned for Spring 2024 in Japan.

The game was technically first announced last month along with a few other titles. However, very few details were shared at the time.

Riviera The Promised Land

January 31: According to this week’s issue of Famitsu, Riviera: The Promised Land is heading to Switch. Thus far it’s only confirmed for Japan where it’s set to launch on February 28, 2024.

Sting first revealed the Riviera: The Promised Land last July. However, there was no word on platforms at the time.

Yggdra Union Switch gameplay

Yggdra Union: We’ll Never Fight Alone came to Switch in the west this week, and we now have gameplay. Nearly an hour of footage is available.

Here’s an overview of Yggdra Union, which first hit the Game Boy Advance in 2006:

Yggdra Union English Switch west

The Switch version of Yggdra Union: We’ll Never Fight Alone is seeing an English release in the west, an eShop listing reveals. Sting will have it ready to go on July 27, 2023.

The Japanese release was originally announced in February 2020 with the launch happening a month later. It’s taken a few years, but thankfully, an official localization is finally happening.

Here’s the official eShop description with more details:

A new update has gone live for Dokapon Kingdom Connect, bringing the game up to versio 1.1.0. This is a particularly noteworthy update due to its inclusion of Local Wireless Mode for the game, allowing multiple players to play together without needing an internet connection or Nintendo Switch Online account. Some AI adjustments and bug fixes are also included. Full details can be found below:

Original (12/13): Developer Sting has announced that Blaze Union: Story to Reach the Future Remaster will be releasing on Switch in Japan. It will release in the region sometime in 2023.

Blaze Union: Story to Reach the Future Remaster is a remaster of the original Blaze Union: Story to Reach the Future, a strategy RPG released originally on PSP in 2010. That game was itself a prequel to Yggdra Union: We’ll Never Fight Alone, a 2006 Game Boy Advance game that received a Switch rerelease a few years ago.

Dokapon Kingdom: Connect release date

A final English release date has been revealed for Dokapon Kingdom: Connect in the west. For both North America and Europe, the game launches on May 9, 2023.

Dokapon Kingdom: Connect was most recently confirmed for this spring in the west. In Japan, it will arrive on April 13, 2023.

Dokapon Kingdom Connect opening movie

Idea Factory has come forward with the official opening movie for Dokapon Kingdom: Connect. Additionally, we have details about jobs in the game.

Here’s the full rundown:

Dokapon Kingdom Connect trailer

Idea Factory, Compile Heart, and Sting have released the first trailer for Dokapon Kingdom: Connect. The game was made known just yesterday via this week’s issue of Famitsu.

As previously mentioned, Dokapon Kingdom: Connect is a redone version of the game for Wii. One of the major features this time around is online support.

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