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Famitsu - This week's review scores (1/17/17)


Only one Nintendo game was reviewed in this week's issue of Famitsu. Its score is as follows:

Drone Flight (3DS) – 7/7/6/7 [27/40]

Minecraft: Wii U Edition to receive small patch update, fixes minor bugs


On January 16th 2017, a new update was released for Minecraft: Wii U Edition. It updated the following portions of the game:

  • Fix for Mob Spawners not spawning anymore, and showing a Pig inside them.
  • Fix for previously created signs being censored for players with restrictive Privacy settings.
  • Fix for being able to escape the boundaries of the world by exiting a Boat at the edge.

Pokemon Go earned over $950 million in revenue in 2016


The following information comes from a report over on Venturebeat:

App Annie previously reported that Pokémon Go hit $600 million faster than any other game, in a little less than 90 days. Pokémon Go hit the threshold in 90 days. By comparison, it took Candy Crush Saga more than 200 days to hit $600 million. Puzzle & Dragons took more than 400 days, and Clash of Clans took more than 500 days.

Revenue hit $800 million in consumer spend in 110 days, and it hit $950 million by the end of 2016. Pokemon Go was No. 1 in downloads on iOS and Google Play in 2016, and it was No. 3 in revenue, behind No. 1 Monster Strike and No. 2 Clash Royale.