This Week in Games: “Why Couldn’t ‘Mean Bean Machine’ Be The Official English Name for ‘Puyo Puyo’?” Edition

April 23rd, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized


Why couldn’t it?

Anyway, Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine Tetris Puyo Puyo Tetris comes out this Tuesday on the Switch and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe follows a few days later on Friday.

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Worldwide Sales for Bravely Second: End Layer Pass 700,000 Units

April 22nd, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

On the two-year anniversary of the launch of Bravely Second: End Layer, the series’ official Twitter account confirmed that total sales for the 3DS RPG have surpassed 700,000 units worldwide and thanked fans with art of The Three Cavaliers.

The game still has a ways to go before it can catch up to the sales of its predecessor Bravely Default, which managed to sell more than one million units worldwide.

Square Enix has not announced a new game in the Bravely series, but the team that worked on the games are working on Project Octopath Traveller for the Switch.

Source: @BDFF_OFFICIAL [via NeoGAF]

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eShop Thursday: “Wonder, Wonder What’s in A Wonder Boy” Edition

April 20th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap, Lizardcube’s remake of the 1989 Master System’s Wonder Boy III, is out on the Switch this week.

It should be perfectly fine to purchase in the U.S., unlike a certain chocolate treat that was only a choking hazard to dumb people who don’t pay attention to things or notice when something inedible is in their mouth.

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This Week in Games: “Only for New 3DS” Edition

April 16th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

This week is a little special as Runbow Pocket makes its way to retail. It’s a rare occasion where we get to see a physical release of a game that is entirely exclusive to the New 3DS.

The last one to come to mind is Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, which came out two years ago.

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eShop Thursday: “The Bye Bye BOXBOY” Edition

April 13th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Don’t think it. Don’t say it. (And forget about that awful movie this tagline is based on).

The third and final game in the BOXBOY! series is out today. Unfortunately, Nintendo of America has not announced any plans to bring the Qbby amiibo that launched with the trilogy’s retail bundle in Japan.

However, the content that the amiibo unlocked, a Game Boy visual filter, is still accessible if players have save data from previous BOXBOY! games.

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This Week in Games: “A Backloaded April” Edition

April 09th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

The second week of April is looking uneventful, with zero games heading to retail this week.

However, things will pick up a bit during the latter half of the month when Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition, Puyo Puyo Tetris and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe come out.

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Mythical Pokémon Marshadow Event Planned for Pokémon Sun and Moon

April 08th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Nintendo officially unveiled Marshadow, the latest Mythical Pokémon to join the long-running series, and hinted at a future distribution event for Pokémon Sun and Moon.

Official details are scarce, but players who have looked through the data for Sun and Moon have already discovered that Marshadow is number 802 in the Pokédex and is a Fighting- and Ghost-type.

Source: Official Pokémon YouTube Channel

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eShop Thursday: “The Official Plural of LEGO is LEGO Bricks or LEGO Sets” Edition

April 06th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Does that mean multiple copies of LEGO City Undercover is LEGO Bricks City Undercover?

In any case, the game is available in the eShop this week.

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This Week in Games: “It’s Actually the Full Game” Edition

April 02nd, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

LEGO City Undercover is the sole game heading to retail this week.

Due to some misleading text on the game’s box causing people to think physical copies would require a mandatory download to receive the full game, publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment recently issued a statement saying the full game would be available on the Switch game card and downloads would only be needed for optional content updates.

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eShop Thursday: “Snake! A Snake! Oh, It’s A Snake” Edition

March 30th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Snake Pass, the first self-published title by Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed developers Sumo Digital, is out on the Switch this week. In addition to being a quirky puzzle-platformer, it also features a soundtrack by famed ex-Rare composer David Wise.

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