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Japan - 3DS theme charts for Sept. 11th to 17th, 2017

Splatoon: Shiokaraazu
40mP feat. Hatsune Miku 「Initial Song」
Splatoon: Squid
Pokémon: Look Upon The Stars
Metroid Samus Returns: Samus Aran
Kurousa-P feat. Hatsune Miku 「Senbonzakura」
__ (Underbar) Special Voice
Kirby 25th Anniversary
Pokémon Sun Moon: Solgaleo & Lunala
Re:Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Theme set
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: The Open World
Puzzle & Dragons X: Dragon Chapter
One Drop × Mountain「Crazy ∞ nighT」
Monster Hunter X
Dragon Ball Super: Goku and Vegeta
Little Twin Stars
One Drop × Mountain「Twilight ∞ nighT」
Shingeki no Kyojin attack on titan Act. 2
Pokémon: Mega Mewtwo & BREAK Evolution
Dragon Ball Super: Future Trunks Edition
Higanbana no Saku Yoru ni, Mafumafu 「Super Nuko ni Naritai」
Charles and Nina
Soraru × Mafumafu 「Sekai Shikku Ni Shounen Shoujo」
DECO*27 feat. Hatsune Miku 「Ghost Rule」
Yie Ar Fanclub (Freedom Ver.)

Image & Form loves Switch, always looking at bringing more games to the platform

Coming from a Miketendo64 interview with Image & Form...

“We are always looking at the possibilities to bring more games to Nintendo Switch. We love the Switch, it’s a great success and a great gaming platform. However, we’re constantly balancing our resources, there’s really no extra fat on the Image & Form body. That means we’re always dealing with capacity issues.”

I mean, I'm a HUGE fan of Image & Form. Anything/everything the company wants to bring to Switch, I'll be there day one. Whether it's ports of other SteamWorld games or something new altogether, I'm down!

Merchoid - NES Classic Hoodie unboxing

Thanks to Darig0n for the heads up!

Nintendo is constantly looking to disrupt and innovate, says Virtual Boy failure may have paved the way for 3DS

Coming from a Mashable interview with Reggie Fils-Aime...

"We're constantly looking to disrupt the industry. We're constantly asking ourselves what can we do that's differentiated, that the consumer wants but doesn't know they want. One thing that I love about our company is we always put innovation first. We are always looking to take that risk."

Reggie also talked a bit about how sometimes that risk doesn't pay off initially, but can be viewed as a catalyst down the road.

"More often than not they work, sometimes they don't. Without that (the Virtual Boy), we wouldn't have learned about that particular space, about what you can do with VR and then AR, and who knows? AR may not have ever been incorporated into the Nintendo 3DS if we hadn't had that failed experiment 20 years prior."

Nice to see Nintendo recognizing the Virtual Boy more and more. Now wouldn't it be nice if Nintendo would put some of those VB games on the 3DS VC? WOULDN'T IT, NINTENDO?!?!?!

Taking another look at the Capcom Bar's lineup

The Capcom Bar is a location we've covered before, but now we have a fresh look at the menu lineup and some of the other goodies available. Looks like it's a pretty great place for those who are into Capcom's franchises! Check out the photo gallery here.

Metroid: Samus Returns - breakdown of the first week sales in Japan, franchise sales comparison

- Metroid: Samus Returns sold roughly 30,000 copies in its first week in Japan
- this was 70 percent of its initial shipment