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November 25, 2019

Shovels And Knights Coming To Just Shapes And Beats December 4 Switch

by Donald Theriault - 7:01 pm PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Berzerk Studio

Hope for a street date break on the Order of No Quarter Amiibo, while you're at it.

There's going to be a whole lot of rhythmic digging next week.

The long-anticipated Just Shapes and Beats "Just Shovels and Knights" update will be available on December 4. In addition to adding four new stages - one for Shovel Knight and each of the playable bosses in the expansions - the Shovel Knight stage will feature a brand new boss.

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Devil May Cry 3 Triggers February 20 Switch Release Switch

by Donald Theriault - 6:49 pm PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Capcom

2 20 20 times three equals... oh, WOW.

The original trilogy of Devil May Cry games will finish next February.

Capcom have announced the release of Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition for Switch on February 20. Originally released in 2005, the third game in the action series is a prequel to the original that released on Switch last year.

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Nintendo Downloads - November 28, 2019 Switch

by Donald Theriault - 5:00 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Nintendo

This week is brought to you by Longcat, Mudkip, and other internet memes.

So we've got... four Five Nights at Freddy's games and a game from the writer of Rick and Morty? Is the internet booking this one?

And a Nyan Cat game, can't forget that. But yes, Trover Saves the Universe and four different Five Nights games are the big ones this week, though I could see the argument for Indie Showcase (RIP) star Pine or the delayed Decay of Logos.

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November 21, 2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Opens To Six Million Worldwide Sales

by Donald Theriault - 6:17 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Nintendo

So that's six million people having trouble getting Alcremie.

Sword and Shield's opening weekend has set multiple records.

Nintendo of America have confirmed in a press statement that more than 6 million copies of Sword and Shield were sold on the opening weekend (November 15-17), with "just over" 2 million of those sales coming in the first two days of... Read more...

November 20, 2019

Snack World Finally Coming West With A Dungeon Crawler Switch

by Donald Theriault - 8:17 pm PST
Total comments: 1 Source: Nintendo

Spare yourself the Sanic movie and go dungeon diving instead.

With a little help from Nintendo, another Level 5 franchise is about to make its debut outside Japan.

Snack World: The Dungeon Crawl - Gold has been confirmed for a North American/European/Australian release on the 14th of February. The dungeon crawling features local and online co-op for up to four players.

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November 19, 2019

Thunderful Announces Say No! More For 2020 Release Switch

by Donald Theriault - 8:20 pm PST
Total comments: 1 Source: Thunderful

Looks like the Yes Movement will need to take a step back for this.

After making an anthill, Thunderful has announced their next Switch project which will probably have a negative reaction.

Thunderful will publish German firm Studio Fizbin's Say No! More in 2020. A single player adventure game, Say No! More features a created avatar trying to survive by saying "No" in a world in which turning things down is a lost art.

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Nintendo Of Europe Holding Cyber Deals Sale Friday

by Donald Theriault - 5:52 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Nintendo

Black Friday is late this year, y'know.

Nintendo of Europe is kicking off the Black Friday sales a bit early.

The annual Cyber Deals sale will begin on Friday (22 November) and will run until 1 December. Over 150 games will be included in the sale, though the following offers have been announced:

30% off Super Mario Odyssey, The Legend... Read more...

Alternate History World War II Strategy Game Broken Lines Invading Switch Next Year Switch

by Donald Theriault - 3:00 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Super.com

Equal parts strategy and psychology.

The horrors of war will receive a stark reminder on Switch next year.

Broken Lines, the debut game from recently formed publisher Super.com and developer Portal Play, is slated to release on Switch in 2020. Set in an alternate version of World War II, players control a small squad of soldiers on... Read more...

November 18, 2019

Samurai Shodown Remaster To Launch On Switch In Early 2020 Switch

by Donald Theriault - 7:45 pm PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: SNK

Going to have to wait a few months to get your one-shot kills on.

The pinnacle of weapon combat is coming to Switch a little later than planned, but it is bringing some nice surprises.

A new trailer for Samurai Shodown has confirmed a delay for the Western release of the game: originally slated for a 2019 launch, it will now release in Q1 of 2020. The Japanese version will release in December.

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Nintendo Downloads - November 21, 2019 Switch

by Donald Theriault - 5:00 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Nintendo

"Andrew Jackson, in the foyer of the White House, had a big block of cheese..."

Man, this is a tough one to come up with the big game of the week.

There's actually three possibilities this time: The Touryst, from the absolute madlads at Shin'en, the action RPG Children of Morta, and the latest Netflix-themed game from Curve, Narcos.

But it's pretty quiet otherwise, isn't it?

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November 15, 2019

Pokémon Launch Day Live Stream on NWR's Twitch Channel! Site News

by Matthew Zawodniak - 8:16 am PST
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The adventure into the Galar Region begins!

Pokémon Sword and Shield have finally arrived, and we're getting ready to begin our journey into this new world! The Nintendo World Report Twitch channel has been rebooted in the recent months, and we're taking advantage of that to show you some of the best games, both new and old.

Matt Zawodniak... Read more...

Release Date Roundup: Decay of Logos, Heroland, Mega Man Zero Colleciton Switch

by Donald Theriault - 4:23 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Capcom, XSEED, Rising Star Games

One arrival, one delay, and one date.

Some quick release date updates for Switch:

Decay of Logos, originally slated to launch in August, has locked in November 28 for its Switch release. The action RPG will retail for $/€19.99. Hero Land, the XSEED-published amusement park RPG developed by former Mother 3 staff, will follow on December... Read more...

November 14, 2019

West Of Dead Announced, Minecraft Dungeons Dated At Microsoft Event Switch

by Donald Theriault - 8:38 pm PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Microsoft

Yes, it is weird to cover announcements from a Microsoft event on a Nintendo website.

Microsoft's X019 event kicked off in London today, with a pair of announcements relevant to Switch owners.

Raw Fury Games announced West of Dead, a new twin-stick shooter that will feature the voice acting talents of Ron Pearlman. Developed by Upstream Arcade, a studio helmed by former Lionhead developers, the shooter will hit Switch and other platforms next year.

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Nintendo Sales Panic: October 2019 US NPD Group Results Switch

by Donald Theriault - 8:25 pm PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: NPD Group

After seeing #7 in the software charts, the News Editor needs a little bit of the bubbly.

The industry as a whole had a major letdown compared to last October according to the latest results from the NPD Group, but Nintendo keeps on rolling along.

Unless noted, all figures are based on dollar sales in the reporting period of October 6 to November 2.

For the tenth month in a row, the Switch was the best selling console in the United States, though a revenue split between the Switch Lite and the Switch was not available.

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November 12, 2019

Shovel Knight To Finish On December 10 WiiUSwitch3DS

by Donald Theriault - 7:46 pm PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Yacht Club Games

Also known as "Yacht Club Freedom Day".

Everything Shovel Knight is three weeks away.

The latest blog post from Yacht Club Games have confirmed that the King of Cards expansion, Shovel Knight Showdown (Wii U and Switch only), the three Shovel Knight boss Amiibo, a golden Shovel Knight Amiibo, and the Switch physical version of Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove will all release on December 10.

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Nyakuza Metro Coming to Switch on November 21

by Brett Posner-Ferdman - 2:44 pm PST
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Ever wanted to be a cat or a Yakuza? Why not both?

Ever wanted to be a cat? How about a Yakuza? Why not both? The A Hat in Time Twitter account just confirmed that the second, and final, DLC pack will be releasing on November 21, with a focus on being a cat-like thief underground. 10 new time pieces are available to collect, along with a new sticker system, a brand new weapon, new cosmetics, and more.

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November 11, 2019

Nintendo Downloads - November 14, 2019 Switch

by Donald Theriault - 5:00 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Nintendo

"To the Combee-mobile!" "You mean my Chevy?" "...yes."

Happy Article 809 week!

Will you stop?

Well, it is the big game of the week... hell, aren't you buying Sword AND Shield?

Yes, and I can't deny that it's mostly out of spite. But also a need to grab hold of all three starters without involving the rest of you lot.

Anything else catch your eye this week?

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November 7, 2019

Nintendo Releases New eShop Title The Stretchers Worldwide Switch

by Donald Theriault - 7:58 pm PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Nintendo

Hey hey, it's time to drive a crazy ambulance.

UPDATE: The Stretchers launched worldwide today, for US$19.99/C$25.19/€19.99/£17.99. Original story follows.

The Japanese eShop received a most unexpected title today, with a very interesting pedigree.

The Stretchers is available now on the Japanese eShop for ¥2000. Developed by Tarsier... Read more...

Fire Emblem Three Houses Update Adds More Save Files, Unlocks Third DLC Pack Switch

by Donald Theriault - 5:44 pm PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Nintendo

Now you can get one save file per chapter.

A new update for Fire Emblem: Three Houses has added new features and launched the third wave of the Expansion Pass.

With the 1.1.0 update all players will receive twenty additional save files (5 -> 25), as well as the ability to wear the monastery outfits into battle. A new playable character is also available on one of the routes.

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Release Window Narrowed For The Outer Worlds Switch Edition Switch

by Donald Theriault - 2:17 pm PST
Total comments: 2 Source: Take Two

Or, how to tell capitalism to get bent - portably.

Obsidian's recent return to sci-fi is anticipating a landing on Switch early next year.

On their second quarter earnings call, Take Two (who are publishing the game through their Private Division label) provided an update on the Switch version of their sci-fi success, indicating a release by the end of the current fiscal year. The fiscal year for Take Two ends on March 31, 2020, suggesting a Q1 2020 release.

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