Super Mario Odyssey

Nintendo Reveals Software and Hardware Sales Data for Q1 2018

Nintendo has announced its financial results for the first quarter of the current fiscal year, which covers the period from April through  June 2018. In the report, the company has given sales-to-date figures for its current hardware, as well as data specific to the quarter. Hardware Switch hardware sales hit 1.88 million units for this quarter (That’s a small  4.4% drop on a year-to-year basis), while Switch software hit 17.96 million units (a BIG 120.8% increase from last year). The 3DS has now reached 72.89 million consoles sold, with a humongous 367.84 million games sold to date. 3DS sold 0.36 million units this quarter (61.9% down on last year), while 2.95 million software units were sold (49.6% lower). In Addition, the relaunched NES Classic Edition racked up sales of 1.26 million units. Smartphone revenue reached 9.0 billion yen / $80 million (a very modest 0.4% increase). The poor old Wii U, in case you […]

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World Conqueror X

CIRCLE Entertainment will bring European Conqueror X to the Nintendo Switch eShop

CIRCLE Entertainment is delighted to announce that European Conqueror X, developed by EasyTech, is coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop and is targeting a 2018 release. It will offer a challenging and enjoyable turn-based strategy experience, with warfare and scenarios from key historic periods. This follows the release of World Conqueror X on Nintendo Switch earlier this year. Players will take on battles in the late 18th– and early 19th-Century, utilising weapons and soldiers distinct to that period in European warfare. Full details on content will be revealed in the weeks and months to come, but the following modes are confirmed. Campaign – Follow a specific timeline and period through a series of tough historical battles. Conquest – Choose a side and a starting point, then lead your empire to glory in your own way. Challenges – Special levels that test your strategic nous and understanding of the game’s varied mechanics. In the […]

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de Blob 2

de Blob 2 coming to Nintendo Switch on August 28

Vienna, Austria, 30th of July, 2018: Like they did with its predecessor de Blob, THQ Nordic has remastered and released de Blob 2 on PC and consoles. Now they are announcing the release of de Blob 2 on Nintendo Switch™, again like they did with the first game. The digital and retail version of de Blob 2 for Nintendo Switch will be out on August 28, 2018 for an SRP of USD/EUR 29.99. About de Blob 2 Comrade Black is back and so is his war on Color. There will be no stopping him or his brainwashing new cult from taking over Prisma City-that is, until de Blob comes back to re-ignite color revolution! de Blob 2 is a platformer which utilizes unique painting functionality as the main game mechanic along with classic platforming actions and low gravity space. Set a few years after the events of the first de Blob game, action in de […]

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Wired Smash Pad Pro for Nintendo Switch

GameCube Inspired Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Coming Soon!

Gear up for battle in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch with PDP’s brand new Wired Smash Pad Pro! Team up with your favorite character and challenge your rivals with this GameCube inspired Pro Controller. One of the coolest features is the ability to customize your gaming style by playing with the traditional C-Stick or swapping it out for a full-size stick. The innovative detachable stick design lets you experience the original GameCube style of play! PDP wired controller ensures you stay connected during crucial moments and the 10 foot USB cable gives you plenty of room to get comfortable. There are multiple colored styles for these Smash Pad Pro controllers, depending who your favorite Nintendo character is. You can choose from Link, Mario, or Pikachu. Each controller is styled in that character’s color and logo, giving you a great way of showing off your Nintendo fandom. PDP Wired Smash […]

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GO VACATION

Maximize Leisure-Time Fun with 50+ Games and Activities in GO VACATION for Nintendo Switch

Whether you’re heading on a summer road trip or opting for a relaxing staycation, the new GO VACATION game for the Nintendo Switch system is sure to enhance family fun time. GO VACATION, available now, transports players to Kawawii island, a virtual resort featuring more than 50 games and activities to enjoy, including skydiving, horseback riding, beach volleyball and even snowball fights. Up to four people can play together*, and there are a variety of customization options to unlock, such as special avatar outfits, different types of vehicles to explore the island, and even different dog breeds. Players can also collect stamps by trying different activities to gain access to a Villa they can customize with fun decorations. With regular challenges and presents to unlock, GO VACATION will keep players coming back for hours of Kawawii island adventures! Best of all, Nintendo Switch is as fun to play at home as it is on the road, […]

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Flat Heroes

Flat Heroes Demo & Release Infos

Frankfurt, Germany, 27/07/2018  – Deck13 and Parallel Circles are proud to announce that the amazing Flat Heroes will release on Nintendo Switch™ and PC on 2nd August. With the upcoming release we are also proud to announce that a playable Demo will be released on the Nintendo Switch as well. The playable demo is already available in North America and will release together with the main game in the rest of the world.

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Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! for Nintendo Switch® and Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! for PlayStation®4

TAIKO NO TATSUJIN: DRUM ‘N’ FUN! FOR NINTENDO SWITCH AND TAIKO NO TATSUJIN: DRUM SESSION! FOR PLAYSTATION 4 LAUNCH 2ND NOVEMBER, 2018

27th July, 2018 – Richmond, UK: The celebrated cult classic taiko drum rhythm series Taiko no Tatsujin arrives in the USA and Europe, with two new games announced by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! for Nintendo Switch® and Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! for PlayStation®4 will be released 2nd November, 2018. The hugely popular Japanese rhythm game comes to Europe for the first time featuring a wide variety of new songs, special crossover characters and multiplayer capabilities that are sure to get players drumming to the hypnotic rhythm of taiko drums. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! for Nintendo Switch® and Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! for PlayStation®4 each boast unique features that tailor the Taiko no Tatsujin experience to each specific platform for optimised gameplay. Using the Joy-Con® controllers as drumsticks, Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! for Nintendo Switch® introduces motion-control play that uniquely replicates the popular arcade-style experience. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! also features 20 multiplayer rhythm-based mini-games that can […]

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Make, Play and Discover New Adventures with Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit

Drive, Dive and Fly with the New Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit

Make, Play and Discover New Adventures with Nintendo Labo on Sept. 14 REDMOND, Wash., July 26, 2018 – Buckle up for a new adventure while sitting in the driver’s seat of a car, a submarine and a plane with the Nintendo Labo: Vehicle Kit, launching on Sept. 14. This new Nintendo Labo kit is designed to work with the Nintendo Switch system*, and contains materials to build a variety of customizable cardboard creations called Toy-Con, including a Car, a Submarine, a Plane, a Pedal, two Keys and more. By inserting one of the assembled Keys into any of the vehicles, players can enjoy a variety of fun games and activities. Changing between vehicles while adventuring is a cinch – simply pull the Key out of one and slot it into another to transform from an airplane pilot to a submarine captain! “Nintendo Labo is a collaborative and creative experience designed to encourage imagination in people […]

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gamescom 2018

Konami Announces Gamescom 2018 Line-Up

Today, Konami announced its line-up for this year’s gamescom (August 21st – 25th) in Cologne, Germany. Following a successful E3 in June, new playable demos of PES 2019, ZONE OF THE ENDERS The 2nd RUNNER: M∀RS and HYPER SPORTS R will all be featured at the company’s main booth located in hall 8.1/A033. Additionally, a dedicated Yu-Gi-Oh! booth will also be set up in hall 5.2/E039, where attendees can get their hands on the latest product additions to the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game, learn how to play, compete in tournaments and play KONAMI’s massively popular Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links mobile game. For more information, please see the press release below. GAMESCOM 2018: KONAMI BOOTH TO DEBUT NEW DEMO CONTENT FOR PES 2019, ZOE 2 The 2nd Runner: M∀RS AND HYPER SPORTS R, CONFIRMS Yu-Gi-Oh! BOOTH DETAILS EL SEGUNDO, CALIF. – July 26, 2018  — Today Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. has […]

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Iro Hero

RETRO SHMUP ‘IRO HERO’ OUT NOW ON NINTENDO SWITCH

Blast your way through 9 action-packed stages of polarity switching mayhem! Hong Kong – July 26th, 2018 – Independent developer and publisher, Eastasiasoft Limited, alongside development partner, Artax Games, today released its retro-inspired vertical-scrolling shmup Iro Hero on the Nintendo Switch eShop in North America for $12.99, with a 30% discount available for its first two weeks on sale. Steam ver Trailer: Iro Hero combines the old school, pixelated charm of 80s arcade shooters with the complex, high-octane action of a modern bullet hell shmup. Combining complex enemy AI, polarity mechanics, and light puzzle elements, Iro Hero unleashes mind-melting mayhem on the Nintendo Switch! Players will have to shift polarities to avoid color-coded hazards, balance an array of unlockable skills, and make use of reflective surfaces and color areas if they’re to make it through Iro Hero’s 9 action-packed stages intact. Set in the year 2306, Iro Hero opens a century after humans learned how to harness […]

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