Ninja Smasher returning to 3DS

Ninja Smasher disappeared from the eShop when previous publisher PUMO went under. We're happy to say that the title will now return to the eShop in Japan tomorrow, thanks to its new publisher, Flyhigh Works. The title will cost 400 yen.

ARMS - Twitter update for April 30th, 2017 (character sketches)

Koei Tecmo working on more Switch exclusives titles

The following comes from Koei Tecmo chairman Keiko Erikawa...

- Koei Tecmo's multiplatform engine has Switch embedded
- this means it can generate PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Switch titles automatically from a single source
- Erikawa is pleased with Switch's “anytime anywhere” concept and believes it will be successful
- Koei Tecmo is already working on Switch exclusive title(s) other than Fire Emblem Warriors
- the plan is to deliver Switch games one after another

Zelda: Breath of the Wild fan-made 2D demake gets takedown notice from Nintendo

I mean, we all knew it was going to happen. It's still sad to see that it did, but I don't think anyone would say they're surprised. I hope people had fun with it while it lasted!

GoNintendo Podcast Webisode 611

What a hellish situation it's been today with the podcast. My laptop of 9+ years may finally be giving up the ghost. I fought with it for hours to get it to work, but eventually had to move into my office and record on the desktop. It's still on life support right now, but I'm working hard! At least I managed to get the podcast out there this week. Can't miss an episode no matter WHAT!

Download the episode here

Known worldwide sales of all Nintendo published titles during Fiscal Year 2016-2017

How insane are those Pokemon Sun/Moon levels? Man, if that rumored Stars title is coming to Switch, get ready for consoles to be nearly impossible to find!

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Launch Tournament at Nintendo NY - footage

Thanks to KirbyGCN17 for the heads up!