[Skip to 4:28 for Mighty Gunvolt gameplay]
The game will be free to anyone who buys Azure Striker Gunvolt before November 28. So far, this promotion has only been confirmed for Japan and the U.S.
Gunvolt launches in the 3DS eShop on August 20 in Japan and August 29 in the U.S.
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Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino announced that the company is planning to release their popular RPG ghost-battling RPG Yo-Kai Watch in the West next year.
From an interview with Hino in zakzak.co.jp:
“In regards too foreign markets, we have been taking a look at it in regards to Yo-kai Watch. We are in development planning to release it sometime next year. We think it has a big appeal as a very Japanese-ish fantasy story. We already have support from a foreign toy maker company saying that it will be a definite success.”
The games have been doing incredibly well in Japan. The first Yo-Kai Watch managed to sell a million units in a little less than a year, and the sequel, Yo-Kai Watch 2: Ganso and Honke editions, did the same in its opening week.
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The Pokémon Company is gearing up to announce a new project at 6 a.m. PST on August 26 on Niconico Live.
Little is known about what they will discuss. All that was said is that it will be a “shocking” new project in the Pokémon series.
People are speculating that it could be the long-awaited announcement of Pokkén Fighters, the rumored Pokémon fighting game for the Wii U, or even the Pokémon detective game that was said to be in the works since last year.
Source: Nintendo LifeStevenNo comments
— Josh Wittenkeller (@TheJWittz) August 15, 2014
A representative for The Pokémon Company confirmed that the Pokémon Trading Card game is coming to the iPad later this year.
However, it’s not an original game developed for Apple’s tablet. It’s actually a port of the online trading card game available for free on the Pokémon website.
The app was first seen at the Pokémon TCG World Championships currently going on this weekend in Washington, D.C.
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— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) August 15, 2014
Nintendo has been taking the 2DS on tour across the U.S. over the past few months, giving people a chance to play some of the best games the handheld has to offer. While the Play Nintendo Tour 2014 is wrapping up, Nintendo is adding one more game before it ends: Super Smash Bros. for 3DS.
The game will be playable at the last three stops on the tour:
- August 15-17: Atlanta, Georgia
- August 22-24: Houston, Texas
- August 29 – September 1: Irvine, California
There are less than two months until Super Smash Bros. for 3DS‘ release, so it’s no surprise to see Nintendo making pushes to get people to talk about the game.
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If you’re a believer in tier lists, you’re probably not feeling too good after reading that title, but it’s true – Meta Knight is back for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS.No comments
The official Korean Pokémon site accidentally revealed two new Mega Evolutions for Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby: Mega Slowbro and Mega Audino.
The information was quickly taken down, but it’s already been reposted on Serebii.
Mega Slowbro gets the Shell Armor ability, which prevents it from taking critical hits. Mega Audino is a Normal/Fairy-type that has the Healer ability, which gives it a 30 percent chance to heal allies at the end of each turn in Double and Triple battles.
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I’m sad to say that, starting tomorrow, I will be unable to update Nine Inch Sandwich as frequently. I will be starting a new job and I won’t have the free time to post as often.
This doesn’t mean the site will be going down entirely. I’ll still try to post every day. It just that updates will probably be limited to one post per day. Also, due to the fact that I will be out for most of the day, it’s very likely I won’t be able to cover events like Nintendo Directs anymore.
I’m thankful to all of you that have visited the site up to this point. I feel like Nine Inch Sandwich has really helped to make me think critically about what it means to write for an audience. I would really like to continue doing what I’m doing, but that’s just sadly not in the cards right now.StevenNo comments