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We’ve known that Square Enix has had plans to bring Dragon Quest XI to Switch for a very long time. Even before the system had its name, back when it was known as NX, there was talk about putting the RPG on Nintendo’s newest platform. Yet even after a few years, we’ve yet to see a single piece of media for the Switch version.

So why make such an early announcement? In an interview with Game Informer, Dragon Quest XI producer Hokuto Okamoto spoke about Square Enix confirming Dragon Quest XI for Switch when it did.

SEGA Ages announced for Switch

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During SEGA Fes in Japan today, it was announced that SEGA Ages is coming to Switch.

SEGA Ages is a new digital download initiative for the eShop. Over 15 games from SEGA’s catalog will be released courtesy of M2. Titles including Sonic the Hedgehog, Thunder Force IV, and Phantasy Star will all be represented.

SEGA Ages will begin to launch this summer via the eShop.

Previous signs and teases have pointed to Football Manager Touch 2018 coming to Switch. Without a prior announcement though, the game has just received a release on the eShop. It’s available now in Europe for €29.99.

Here’s some information about Football Manager Touch 2018, plus a trailer:

The Banner Saga 3 will launch for Switch on July 24, Stoic and Versus Evil announced today.

Here’s a brief overview:

“In Banner Saga 3, players will embark upon the final journey beyond the wall of Darkness to traverse a world unlike anything encountered in previous sagas. The games compelling story driven narrative will continue to encourage the character building and strategic aspects which were essential to the previous games popularity with fans. Story secrets will be brought to light and character motives will be made clear. The end has come.”

The Banner Saga 3 was announced for Switch during the latest Nindies Showcase. Switch will also be getting The Banner Saga 1 and 2 at some point.

Source: Versus Evil PR

As many of you know, there’s been an ongoing saga over Billy Mitchell’s supposed high score in Donkey Kong. Twin Galaxies handed down its verdict today, stripping Mitchell of his scores in Donkey Kong as well as other games. Additionally, he’s been banned from submitting scores to Twin Galaxies – a significant blow as it’s the world’s largest tracker of gaming records.

Twin Galaxies ultimately determined that Mitchell’s high score of 1,047,200 was not earned on an arcade machine. Instead, it’s believed that he achieved the record through emulation software. Steve Wiebe is now said to be the first official million point record holder following today’s news.

Twin Galaxies explained its decision in a lengthy statement today:

This week’s European Nintendo Downloads are as follows:

Switch Retail

Gal*Gun 2 – €49.99 (available April 13)

This week, Atlus published a massive developer Q&A for Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey. Director Eiji Ishida, world setting investigator / level designer Tatsuya Watanabe, and Alex’s character designer / new demon designer Masayuki Doi fielded all sorts of questions from fans.

The developers spoke about the game itself, including setting, characters, and difficulty. Other topics like the series’ future and more were touched on as well.

You can read the full Q&A below.

This week’s North American Nintendo Downloads are as follows:

Yacht Club Games announced a major sales milestone for Shovel Knight today. Since its original launch, the game has sold over two million copies across all platforms.

On Switch, Yacht Club says Shovel Knight is at 370,000 units sold. It’s the third best-selling platform behind Windows and 3DS. Despite that, Shovel Knight has sold faster on Switch than on any other platform, and it’s generated the most revenue as well.

Here’s a big breakdown of Shovel Knight’s sales and more:

New Ys VIII Switch footage

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NIS America has passed along some brand new footage from Ys VIII on Switch. Between the videos below, we have over 15 minutes of gameplay.

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