Jools Watsham's Weekly Show - Ep. 4

Thank you for watching! In this week's show, I talk about the following subjects:

New Gaming System: GPD XD.
R-Type (GB, GBC, SNES, Arcade).
Wonder Boy (Game Gear).
Makaimura / Ghosts 'n Goblins (WonderSwan).
Zero the Kamikaze Squirrel (SNES).
Strider (Arcade).
Switch News.
Good Morning Blips.
Treasurenauts Update.
Chicken Wiggle Update.
Mobile Game Update.
Random Waffles!

RUMOR - The reason why The Great Ace Attorney and its sequel won't be localized

Ace Attorney fans are quite upset that The Great Ace Attorney never got a release outside of Japan. While that wound is still festering, we now see that the sequel will most likely stay in Japan as well. Wondering why these games aren't getting localized? According to a new rumor, it all has to do with the games featuring Sherlock Holmes. It seems there's some dispute Capcom would have to deal with for the Sherlock Holmes brand outside of Japan, and Capcom just isn't willing to spend the time or money to fight it.

Nintendo Badge Arcade (NA) - updates for January 23

– 13 Yoshi’s Woolly World panels
– 2 Super Mario Maker panels
– 3 Mario character panels
– 3 Mario Kart panels
– 1 Mario Party panel
– 1 Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash panel
– 7 Animal Crossing panels (5 with 1 day left)
– 1 free play

This week's European downloads - January 26 (Dracula X, Inchworm Animation II and more)

Nintendo eShop (New 3DS)

Castlevania Dracula X (SNES VC, Konami) - €7.99/£7.19

Dracula has risen once again, summoning his dark minions, and capturing the girlfriend of Richter Belmont as bait to lure the hero to his doom. As Richter, descendent of the original slayer Simon Belmont, wield the legendary whip and do battle against the denizens of Dracula's castle. Wield powerful weapons and mystical power-ups and discover secret bonus levels as you venture through seven levels of hellish action. Make your mark in the Belmont lineage and turn Dracula to dust!

Nintendo eShop (3DS)

Butterfly: Inchworm Animation II (Flat Black Films) - €7.99/£7.19

A full-featured animation studio in your hand. Butterfly: Inchworm Animation II: Let your imagination take flight! After five years, Inchworm Animation has emerged from its cocoon! Flat Black Films is proud to present BUTTERFLY: INCHWORM ANIMATION II. A full-featured handheld animation studio designed exclusively for Nintendo 3DS.

Candy, Please! (Nostatic Software) - €2.25/£1.99
Ahh, Halloween - a time to dress up, carve pumpkins and amass glorious amounts of candy! In order to collect enough candy, once around the neighbourhood just won't do - you are going to need several different costumes to pull it off.

Mini Golf Resort (Teyon) - €4.99/£4.49
Grab your golf clubs and get ready to play through 56 incredible courses in 4 unique worlds. Enjoy a combination of real golf club rules and wacky mini golf fun as you shoot your ball through pipes, up extreme ramps and around crazy obstacles towards the hole!

Word Search 10K (Lightwood Games) - €7.99/£5.99
With more than 10,000 words hidden in a grid of 90,000 letters, Word Search 10K is the largest, word search ever made! The puzzle is arranged as 100 themed sections, each containing roughly 100 words - but even each section is much too large to fit on screen! Scroll with the +Control Pad or Circle Pad, then touch with the Nintendo 3DS stylus to highlight words. To solve the entire thing, you'll have to find words from categories as diverse as boys' names, hair styles and accountancy. You'll visit London, Las Vegas and outer space. You'll encounter spiders, vampires and fictional horses. You'll be transported from ancient Egypt, through the world of dreams and to the end of days.

Special offers
3D Game Collection (Joindots) - €5.59/£3.99 (Ends February 9, normally €6.99/£4.99)
Atlantic Quest (Joindots) - €5.59/£3.99 (Ends February 9, normally €6.99/£4.99)
Secret Agent Files: Miami (Joindots) - €6.39/£4.79 (Ends February 9, normally €7.99/£5.99)
Fantasy Pirates (EnjoyUp Games) - €1.35/£1.35 (Ends February 23, normally €4.50/£4.50)
RV-7 My Drone (EnjoyUp Games) - €0.89/£0.89 (Ends February 23, normally €2.99/£2.99)
TOYS VS MONSTERS (EnjoyUp Games) - €1.19/£1.19 (Ends February 23, normally €3.99/£3.99)
VAN HELSING SNIPER ZX100 (EnjoyUp Games) - €1.99/£1.99 (Ends February 23, normally €6.66/£6.66)
Kutar Apple (CIRCLE Ent.) - €0.69/£0.69 (Ends February 9, normally €0.99/£0.99)
Kutar Burger Factory (CIRCLE Ent.) - €0.69/£0.69 (Ends February 9, normally €0.99/£0.99)
Kutar End Credits (CIRCLE Ent.) - €0.69/£0.69 (Ends February 9, normally €0.99/£0.99)
Kutar Powder Factory (CIRCLE Ent.) - €0.69/£0.69 (Ends February 9, normally €0.99/£0.99)
Kutar Ski Lift (CIRCLE Ent.) - €0.69/£0.69 (Ends February 9, normally €0.99/£0.99)

Nintendo eShop (Wii U)

Special offers

Dragon Skills (Joindots) - €6.39/£5.43 (Ends February 9, normally €7.99/£6.79)
Island Flight Simulator (Joindots) - €6.39/£4.79 (Ends February 9, normally €7.99/£5.99)
Sweetest Thing (Joindots) - €5.59/£4.39 (Ends February 9, normally €6.99/£5.49)
Hot Rod Racer (ZeNfA Productions) - €0.99/£0.89 (Permanent, was €2.99/£2.69)
ZaciSa: Defense of the Crayon Dimensions! (ZeNfA Productions) - €1.49/£1.19 (Permanent, was €2.99/£2.29)

Turtle Cream bringing 6180 the moon to the New Nintendo 3DS

Wii U/Nintendo 3DS - this week's maintenance schedule (January 23)

Services impacted
Wii U: Nintendo eShop (all online services)
Nintendo 3DS: Nintendo eShop (all online services)
Wii: Wii Shop Channel (all online services)
Nintendo DS: DSi Shop (all online services)
Web: buying games from the Nintendo Home Page (all online services) [Japan-only]

Europe: January 23rd (9PM) to January 24th (1AM)
UK: January 23rd (8PM) to January 24th (12AM)
North America (EST): January 23rd (3PM to 7PM)
North America (PST): January 23rd (12PM to 4PM)
Japan: January 24th (5AM to 9AM)


Services impacted
Wii U: online play, leaderboards (some online services)
Nintendo 3DS: online play, leaderboards (some online services)

Europe: January 24th (1.30AM to 3AM)
UK: January 24th (12.30AM to 2AM)
North America (EST): January 23rd (7.30PM to 9PM)
North America (PST): January 23rd (4.30PM to 6PM)
Japan: January 24th (9.30AM to 12PM)


Services impacted
Nintendo 3DS: online play, leaderboards (some online services)

Europe: January 25th (1.50AM to 3.30AM)
UK: January 25th (12.50AM to 2.30AM)
North America (EST): January 24th (7.50PM to 9.30PM)
North America (PST): January 24th (4.50PM to 6.30PM)
Japan: January 25th (9.50AM to 11.30AM)


Services impacted
Wii U: Lost Reavers (online play, leaderboards)

Europe: January 25th (2AM to 6AM)
UK: January 25th (1AM to 5AM)
North America (EST): January 24th (8PM) to January 25th (12AM)
North America (PST): January 24th (5PM to 9PM)
Japan: January 25th (10AM to 2PM)

Nintendo and Fueki announce a collaboration for Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo

- JP company Fueki are collaborating with Nintendo for an set of Animal Crossing × Fueki glue 
- they are priced at 810 yen each
- come in three variants: Kent, Isabelle and K.K. Slider  
- Fueki’s glue products are made from corn starch so are both eco and child friendly
- also an in game collaboration with Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo from 1 February - 1 May 2017
- a number of Fueki items, featuring the mascot, can be obtained in the game’s campsite