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The Nintendo Switch Nindies Showcase Spring 2019 is kicking off in just a short while. Look forward to the start of the broadcast at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 4 PM in the UK / 5 PM in Europe.

During the 30-minute presentation, Nintendo will be covering upcoming indie games for Switch. If you’d like to watch the event as it happens, you can do so below. We’ll also have coverage throughout the showcase, as well as after it finishes.

According to a listing on the Japanese eShop, Giga Wrecker Alt. is launching for Switch on May 2. Rising Star Games will be publishing the title worldwide. Game Freak, the team behind the core Pokemon series, is the developer behind the game.

Here’s an overview of Giga Wrecker Alt., along with a trailer:

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The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:

Switch – 56,954
PS4 – 25,015
PS4 Pro – 7,206
New 2DS LL – 4,040
New 3DS LL – 892
Vita – 870
2DS – 793
Xbox One X – 91
Xbox One – 45

Konami has just announced a trio of collections for Switch. Anniversary Collection Arcade Classics, Castlevania Anniversary Collection, and Contra Anniversary Collection are launching this year.

Anniversary Collection Arcade Classics is first up, and is due out very soon. It’ll launch digitally on April 18 for $19.99, and includes the following games:

Coming off of the holidays, the start of a new year can be a bit slow in terms of games and sales. That isn’t the case with Nintendo and 2019, however.

In the United States last month, Nintendo generated its highest February month hardware dollar sales since 2011. Also, the Big N reached the highest year-to-date dollar sales for Nintendo produced hardware since 2011.

Another round of data is in from this month’s NPD report. Along with the best-sellers on Switch and 3DS specifically for the month of February, we also have a list of the games year-to-date and have sold the best over the last 12 months. Continue on below for the full results.

NPD Group has released a listing of the top twenty best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of February 2019. The results can be found below.

Castle Crashers Remastered is coming to Switch, developer The Behemoth has announced. PlayEveryWare is porting the game.

Here’s a rundown of what’s new compared to the original release, why the port is happening, and sequel chances:

If you’ve been keeping up with superhero movies over the past few years, a term you’ve probably heard about is the “Marvel Cinematic Universe”. It’s Marvel’s way of integrating its different movies and characters into a shared universe. Pokemon could end up going through something similar in the future.

This summer, Detective Pikachu will be the first live-action Pokemon movie from Legendary Entertainment. Based on comments from producer Ali Mendes, it sounds like he doesn’t want to stop there, and perhaps create something like a “Pokemon Cinematic Universe”.

Nintendo will host a new Switch Nindies Showcase for Spring 2019, the company just announced. The presentation will last roughly 30 minutes.

Expect the presentation to go live at the following times: