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Pokemon Shuffle hits 6.5 million downloads worldwide on 3DS

Looks like the Shuffle fanbase keeps growing on 3DS. Pokemon Co. has confirmed that Pokemon Shuffle on 3DS has now been downloaded 6.5 million times worldwide. To celebrate, all players will receive a free Shiny Tyranitar, 10,000 coins and 30 hearts with a Pokémon Event starting next week.

LINE app gets Seiken Densetsu stickers

- set of 40 Seiken Densetsu Collection stickers
- feature characters from the Game Boy and both Super Famicom games
- aren’t available in all regions
- title changes to Mana Collection in the west

Namco Museum hitting Switch in Japan this Friday - new trailer

Why am I so compelled to pick up Splatterhouse every time it sees release?! I'll play it to no end. There's just something about it that I absolutely love. I guess it's that 80s horror movie feel.

Zen still waiting to hear back from Nintendo on Infinite Minigolf release on Switch, new trailer



Whenever an official date does come in, we'll be sure to share it with you. Seems like it should be soon. Cross your fingers!

Superbeat: Xonic - Switch trailer, screens, box, press release


A new Switch edition of Superbeat: Xonic, previously released for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. The team at PM Studios has perfectly ported the acclaimed music rhythm game over and optimized the controls and touch features for an even smoother gaming experience on the home console. Players will be able to listen to over 50 music tracks and boogie through 200 different play Street Date patterns.

Key Features

Rhythm on Switch – PM Studios will bring you back to the beat once again with the high-speed, intuitive system and touch controls found only in Superbeat: Xonic.
Modes that Fit You – Depending on your skill level, you can choose between 4TRAX (beginner), 6TRAX, and 6TRAX FX (master). The handy tutorial mode will always be available as well.
Massive Play Patterns – Are you ready to groove to the fantastic music selection and master the monster patterns thrown at you? Get your skills up with Free Style for endless game play!
Real-Time DJ Ranking – Check your ranking in real-time in both local and worldwide ranking! Ride your way to the top of the charts and become the best DJ!

Nintendo America confirms Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition for Sept. 12th, demo coming, new trailer


Yep, looks like the demo situation over in Europe hit just a tad early. Now we know the info was legit. All we have to do is wait for that demo to see release!

Splatoon 2 makes reference to the Adidas’ Yeezy Boost 750

I don't know anything about sneakers. I don't know anything about fashion in general, so this little reference would have been lost on me. Thankfully, others out there are very up on the sneaker world. As people have pointed out, the sneakers in Splatoon 2 you see above are a direct reference to the real-life Adidas’ Yeezy Boost 750. Just as they are in-game, the Adidas’ Yeezy Boost 750 are pretty damn expensive. I guess someone over at Nintendo is a big fan of the Yeezy line!

Hex Gambit - official PR, more screens, art, and GIFs

One Man Left (makers of Tilt to Live, Outwitters) are proud to announce that our next game will be Hex Gambit, a fast and fluid PvP strategy game for PC and the Nintendo Switch™ console. This will be our first console title after starting our career in mobile games, shifting focus more recently to Steam.
Hex Gambit is the spiritual successor to our 2012 cult classic Outwitters, incorporating ideas from nine different prototypes we tinkered with over about four years. We're currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter to bolster our resources for sound design and polish.

Features

1v1 and 2v2 matches, local and online
Practice against the AI
Smart asynchronous play: Watch your opponent take their turns live, or come back whenever.
Massive league metagame: Choose a faction each season and fight for the trophy!
Customize your team: Choose a captain and five minion classes to craft a personal playstyle. 126 combinations to explore on launch day!

Game Details

Hex Gambit is a turn-based PvP strategy game with a focus on fluidity and player creativity. We're favoring moves and abilities that are useful for more than one thing, in more than one way.

Take our checkers-inspired crowdsurfing mechanic: for the cost of moving one space, any character in the game can bounce over the head of a neighboring unit and land on the opposite side. That's chainable if a bunch of characters are standing in a line, and it makes moving around the map a fun puzzle in and of itself.

Players select a squad of 5 minion classes and 1 captain, who provides your team with a unique bonus. We'll have 7 minions to choose from on launch day for 21 combinations, times 6 captains. More minions are planned as post-launch DLC to increase that variety exponentially.

In your first turn, you arrange any five starting minions however you like on your side of the map. This quick setup phase kicks matches into action almost immediately. Games typically last 10-30 minutes, with stronger character abilities unlocking in the late game for epic, decisive conclusions.
The first player to reach 10 Victory Points wins. 1 VP is awarded for a minion kill, 2 if you can "tap" a crystal pillar on the hostile side of the map.

The heart of Hex Gambit is our competitive online league play. Each month, players can choose a new faction to fight for in a massive territory control metagame. Any Victory Points you earn in a league match, win or lose, help your faction seize territory on a huge hex map. Profile trophies are awarded to all members of the winning faction each season, and to the top performers on each team.

Hex Gambit is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter. We plan to start Steam Early Access in October of this year, with a final launch in Q2 of 2018 on Steam and the Ninendo Switch™ console. Overfunding on Kickstarter may push that launch day back as new features are made possible.