SEGA has introduced a new series of events for the upcoming Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. These are titled Dream Events, and as the name suggests, they are a fresh take on sports including racing on a hoverboard. Take a look at some of these events in a freshly prepared trailer:
The official Pokemon GO account has announced that Unova region Pokemon will be coming to Pokemon GO today. You’ll be able to find Pokemon such as Snivey, Tepig and Oshawott today in the hit augmented reality mobile video game. The Pokemon from the Nintendo DS title Pokemon Black & White will be appearing in Pokemon GO later today and here’s all the details from Pokemon Live:
It is the start of a new week so it is time to check out how the various software releases have performed in the United Kingdom. It’s that time of the year when the new releases start flowing and this week has seen 4 new releases in the top ten. The best-seller this week was Borderlands 3. Here’s the latest UKIE/GfK Top Ten for the week ending 14th September:
Mario Kart Tour is about 10 days away from launch! To celebrate the upcoming release, Nintendo has unveiled a live-action trailer in which a bunch of Toads are hard at work constructing the Tokyo course. You can check it out in the embedded video below. Mario Kart Tour is on track to arrive on September 25 for iOS and Android devices.
The super fun looking Taiko no Tatsujin Nintendo Switch Version! is getting a special downloadable content pack on the 10th October. It is an Undertale mashup and it adds three new songs for you to play your way through. Japanese Nintendo reports that the three songs included within the special DLC package are MEGALOVANIA, Heartache, and Hopes and Dreams. Bandai Namco has yet to announce pricing for the pack.
The next title in the excellent SEGA Ages line of games on the Nintendo Switch has been given a release date today during the Tokyo Game Show. SEGA Ages Puzzle & Action: Ichidant-R will be available to Japanese consumers on 26th September via the Nintendo Switch eShop. Pricing for the puzzler has been announced as 925 yen.
10 months ago, Capcom said that they would be spending 2019 developing the next Mega Man game. This has now been reconfirmed by Mega Man series producer Kazuhiro Tsuchyia in an interview with 4Gamer, which has been translated into English by Rockman Corner. Tsuchyia says that they are planning on “extending the Mega Man brand at least over 10 or 20 more years by giving it constant stimulation, that way we’ll be able to experience new titles alongside new player.” Tsuchiya was also asked about the next game. You can see Tsuchiya’s response in full down below.
The NPD Group’s Mat Piscatella has been talking Fire Emblem: Three Houses sales on Twitter. At the moment it is Fire Emblem Awakening that’s thought to be the best-selling game in the series, but if we include Fire Emblem: Three Houses physical plus the digital sales (which Nintendo doesn’t disclose to the NPD Group) then the game is likely to be by far the best-selling game in the Fire Emblem franchise in the United States.
Brands love nothing more than tying sales to a silly holiday (see: 7/11; May the 4th; National Eat Your Beans Day.) Sept. 13 happens to fall on a Friday this year, and a few retailers are offering deals themed around this superstitious holiday.
Castle Crashers maker The Behemoth said the remastered version of the game, bound for Nintendo Switch for Sept. 17, will join the PlayStation 4 on the same date.