Japanese eShop charts - Nov. 8th to 14th, 2018

Japan continues to show some major love to Puyo Puyo eSports on the Switch, while the Luigi reigns supreme for the week over on 3DS.


1. Puyo Puyo eSports
2. Pocket Monsters: Let’s Go! Pikachu
3. Dairantou Smash Bros. SPECIAL
4. Pocket Monsters: Let’s Go! Eevee
5. Dairantou Smash Bros. SPECIAL + Fighter Pass Set
6. Minecraft
7. Super Mario Party
9. Overcooked 2
10. Stardew Valley


1. Luigi's Mansion
2. Tobidasu! Nyanko Daisensou
3. Pocket Monsters Crystal
4. Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition
5. Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e…
6. Ice Station Z
7. Charisou DX
8. Battleminerz
9. Maison de MAOU
10. Dragon Quest II: Akuryou no Kamigami

Yes, the 'Engage Ridley Mother F^$*er' password will crash Metroid on the Switch

I don't know how this was discovered all those years ago, but it seems Nintendo still hasn't patched it, or has no idea it exists. As you can see in the clip above, if you enter the password 'Engage Ridley Mother F%$*er' in the game, a crash will happen right away. Remember...never, ever engage Ridley!

Smash Bros. Ultimate - blog update for Nov. 15th, 2018 (Meta Knight)

Today's Fighter: Meta Knight

This fighter not only has tons of quick moves, he can perform a midair jump five times! All his special moves have a recovery aspect, so use them at the right time. His Final Smash is Darkness Illusion, which unleashes a fast series of aerial attacks.

Kirby Star Allies - Magolor trailer

Magolor is going to be a Dream Friend once the next big Kirby Star Allies update hits. The update is set for launch on Nov. 30th, 2018.

Rock Boshers DX: Director's Cut - gameplay footage

The year is 1840 - set in a steampunk alternate universe, where a bored young Queen Victoria has snuck off incognito to go adventuring on Mars! But alas, she and her fellow adventurers have been locked up and forced to work in the dark rocky mines deep underground. Help Victoria escape her captors dastardly plot, and try to find a way back home!

Civilization VI - another round of gameplay footage

Originally created by legendary game designer Sid Meier, Civilization is a turn-based strategy game in which you attempt to build an empire to stand the test of time. Explore a new land, research technology, conquer your enemies, and go head-to-head with history’s most renowned leaders as you attempt to build the greatest civilization the world has ever known.

The Messenger dev shows off the game's next update

We've already posted about the next big update coming to The Messenger, but now we're getting a look at some of those new features in action. Changes for the update include the following.

- New Game+
- Controls remapping
- Relevant windmill shuriken
- Jukebox

Nintendo says E3 is an 'outstanding opportunity' to share new games and experiences, confirm E3 2019 presence

While Sony may have bowed out of E3 2019, Nintendo has confirmed that they'll be at the big show next year. They have not detailed specifics, but Reggie Fils-Aime shared a few words on attending E3 in general.

“E3 is an outstanding opportunity for us to share new games and experiences with fans and business partners from across the globe. Every year, we discuss what will be the best way for us to take advantage of the next E3 show in order to bring smiles to people’s faces.”

Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu/Eevee - Poké Ball bundle unboxing and Switch docked/handheld comparison

Just a few more hours until the game becomes yours! Get your fill of footage and unboxing videos before the clock strikes 12 and you can download the game!

Kiniro no Corda Octave - two more promo videos

Koei Tecmo Games is bringing their "Romance Rhythm Adventure game" Kiniro no Corda Octave to the Switch in Japan on Feb. 14th, 2018, and will be priced at ¥8,424.