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Mutant Alien Moles of the Dead hitting EU this week

Pixel Bones Studio and EnjoyUp Games announces that Mutant Alien Moles of the Dead will be released on Thursday 30th March 2017 on Nintendo WiiU™ for Europe.

Pricing: 2,99€

Mutant Alien Moles of the Dead is a game of reflexes in which your mission is to foil the plans of an alien invader that is attempting to conquer the planet from underground. Can you defeat the aliens and save the planet?

To do that, you’ll have to whack the aliens with your hammer as soon as they pop up through the holes. But be careful! You’ll have to be quick, because as soon as they see you, they’ll pounce and try to bite you!

Rediscover the classic Whack-A-Mole with the added diversity of events and extras, such as rock-paper-scissors battles, power ups and much more, making Mutant Alien Moles a challenge for both young and old. Are you ready?

Features:

- Fully tactile
- Power-ups
- A colorful, carefree world
- Stage bosses
- Rock-paper-scissors battles
- Game & Watch style platform stage
- A secret level for more experienced players.

Sumo Digital Make Hiss-tory: Snake Pass Now Available

March 29th, 2017 - Sheffield, United Kingdom - Independent developer Sumo Digital, the studio behind AAA blockbusters Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed and LittleBigPlanet 3, today announced that Snake Pass, its slithery physics platformer, is out now on PlayStation®4, Xbox One™, Nintendo Switch™ and PC. Priced at $19.99/€19.99/£15.99, Snake Pass is a retro-inspired platformer, where players slither, curl and climb their way through increasingly challenging worlds filled with intricate obstacles and fiendishly mind-bending challenges.

“Almost one year on from its debut at EGX Rezzed, Snake Pass is available now on consoles and PC”, said Seb Liese, creator of Snake Pass. “I really hope that Noodle and Doodle’s puzzle platforming adventure resonates with players - it’s a whole new way of looking at a 3D platformer, with a super fun and unique control scheme.”

“As our first internally incubated property, I’m very proud of what this team has achieved. Developing our own characters and self-publishing Snake Pass, has been a hugely rewarding experience for the studio,” said Paul Porter, COO of Sumo Digital. “We have worked hard to launch on all platforms, to make sure that as many gamers as possible can try out our labour of love simultaneously.”

Snake Pass is available now on Nintendo Switch via the eShop, Xbox One via the Xbox Games Store, PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store and PC via Steam or the Windows Store. Snake Pass supports HDR on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One S, for players with an HDR compatible TV.

When a mysterious intruder threatens the tranquillity of their home, it’s up to Noodle the Snake and Doodle the Hummingbird to embark on a daring journey to save the day. Controlling this dynamic duo, you must ‘think like a snake’ and slither, curl and climb your way through 15 levels across 4 increasingly challenging themed worlds. Snake Pass is a unique take on the platforming genre that is intuitive and fun to learn, but will gradually test your snake charming skills to the limit!

To visit the official Snake Pass website visit: www.snake-pass.com
Follow Snake Pass & Sumo Digital on Twitter: @Snake_Pass & @SumoDigitalLtd
Like Snake Pass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SnakePassGame/

Capcom Details Slammin’ WonderCon 2017 Activities

Capcom will be at WonderCon in Anaheim, CA this weekend (March 31 – April 2) with new and upcoming games, a Street Fighter panel, and much more in store. Visit Capcom at booth #1137 to get hands-on time with the newly announced The Disney Afternoon Collection, enter free Street Fighter V tournaments, and shop at the Capcom Store for cool collectibles!

Step into a blast from the past as Capcom’s booth setup transports you back in time to the era of slap bracelets and an explosion of 90s flair. Playable publicly for the first time, The Disney Afternoon Collection is a throwback pack of six retro Capcom games from the 80s and 90s including popular classics like Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers and DuckTales. The collection features HD support, a Rewind option, new ways to play, and more. Don't miss it - it'll be all that and a bag of chips!

At the booth, fans will also be able to go hands-on with the upcoming Ultra Street Fighter II (on Nintendo Switch), experience the terrifying Resident Evil 7 biohazard (with the latest DLC), and take on challengers in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Street Fighter V.

Panel Details:
SATURDAY, April 1
2:30PM – 3:30PMStreet Fighter: 30th Anniversary Panel - Room 300DE
Get an exclusive look at the latest news and updates surrounding the year-long celebration of Street Fighter’s 30th Anniversary. Expect updates on all current and upcoming products, news on the Capcom Pro Tour, and a few surprises as well!

Japanese software/hardware sales - March 20th to 26th, 2017

01./01. [3DS] Monster Hunter Double Cross (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥5.800) - 280.293 / 1.128.760 (-67%)
02./04. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) - 39.103 / 302.080 (+22%)
03./09. [NSW] 1-2-Switch (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥4.980) - 21.647 / 137.384 (+40%)
04./06. [PS4] Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands (Ubisoft) {2017.03.09} (¥8.400) - 17.349 / 133.768 (-35%)
05./07. [PS4] Horizon: Zero Dawn # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.03.02} (¥6.900) - 12.559 / 181.944 (-31%)
06./12. [3DS] Pokemon Sun / Moon (Pokemon Co.) {2016.11.18} (¥4.980) - 9.956 / 3.221.001 (-2%)
07./03. [PSV] Accel World Vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.03.16} (¥6.800) - 9.665 / 48.318 (-75%)
08./08. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 + II.5 ReMIX \ Kingdom Hearts HD II.5 ReMIX > (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥6.800) - 9.216 / 88.147 (-43%)
09./10. [PS4] NieR: Automata (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥7.800) - 8.847 / 278.156 (-28%)
10./11. [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) - 7.796 / 81.188 (-31%)
11./02. [PS4] Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash # (Marvelous) {2017.03.16} (¥6.980) - 7.529 / 61.276 (-86%)
12./05. [PS4] Accel World Vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.03.16} (¥7.600) - 7.287 / 39.302 (-77%)
13./19. [NSW] Super Bomberman R (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥4.980) - 6.952 / 57.708 (+25%)
14./18. [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥4.700) - 6.801 / 1.002.323 (+20%)
15./16. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V [New Price Edition] (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥4.990) - 5.295 / 308.854 (-12%)
16./23. [NSW] Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch (Square Enix) {2017.03.03} (¥8.800) - 4.544 / 41.419
17./21. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (Level 5) {2016.12.15} (¥4.800) - 4.425 / 694.376
18./17. [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 - Professional (Square Enix) {2017.02.09} (¥5.250) - 4.353 / 182.957 (-24%)
19./24. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2.400) - 4.227 / 1.130.619
20./28. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2.700) - 4.136 / 150.355

Fire Emblem Heroes - Special Heroes (Spring Festival) trailer

This new content will feature Chrom, Lucina, Xander and Camilla in bunny ears, and will also include a Spring Festival prologue. The content should go live at 3 AM ET.

Get a look at what makes R.O.B. the Robot tick

Such a unique piece of Nintendo history. It was something I never owned, but used at a friend's house. I'd love to have one just to display on a shelf.

Warner Bros. says download/internet info on LEGO City Undercover Switch packaging is incorrect, no internet needed

Coming from Warner Bros....

"The information is listed incorrectly on the packaging of LEGO City Undercover for Nintendo Switch. Players who purchase a physical copy of LEGO City Undercover on Nintendo Switch at retail are getting the complete game, and do not need to download additional content to enjoy the full experience. An internet connection is not required to play the game. The only internet connection suggested is to download the typical content update patch."

Looks like we have the final update on the situation, and it's the best possible outcome. All the fuss was over nothing, which I'm very happy to see. Let's get back to being excited for this game!

Japan - This week's 3DS themes

- Brave Dungeon "Jiz"
- Brave Dungeon "Mali"