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Did You Know Gaming - Banjo-Kazooie secrets

In this video, Did You Know Gaming takes a look at some facts, secrets and Easter eggs surrounding the Banjo-Kazooie franchise, including Banjo Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie on the Nintendo 64 (N64), and the duo's inclusion on Super Smash Bros Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch.

GoNintendo Podcast Webisode 735 live-stream recording

It's a three-person show this week, gang. We'd love to have you join us for even more company! We'll go live as close to 3:15 PM EDT as possible, and we certainly have plenty to talk about this week!

Join us in the GoNintendo Discord's Podcast Channel to chat live during the show!

Official Dragon Quest XI S website shares very specific details on streaming/recording gameplay footage

Better follow the rules...

Here's something you don't usually see. The official Dragon Quest XI S website has a section specific to gameplay video and live-streaming guidelines. This goes for anyone/everyone who purchases the game. It's clear Square-Enix and Nintendo want to make sure footage is properly used, and they want people to be able to avoid spoilers. Check out the complete rundown of guidelines below.

SQUARE ENIX Co., Ltd. (“SQUARE ENIX”) permits you to use Materials (defined below) related to SQUARE ENIX’s video game DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age (“DRAGON QUEST XI S”) in a non-commercial context only provided that you adhere to these guidelines (“Guidelines”).

Posting of gameplay videos (including in-game sound, hereafter called “gameplay videos”) and screenshots, as well as livestreaming of the SQUARE ENIX product “DRAGON QUEST XI S can be done for personal use purposes only, by adhering to the following guidelines.

Permitted Uses
All content relating to DRAGON QUEST XI S, including but not limited to gameplay footage, still images, characters and music, is the property either of a collaboration of authors including SQUARE ENIX, or of individual rights holders who have given SQUARE ENIX the necessary permissions for their work to be used in DRAGON QUEST XI S and such work cannot be duplicated or distributed without permission. On the terms set out in these Guidelines, SQUARE ENIX permits you to use the Materials for the Permitted Uses (defined below) subject to the “Conditions and Exclusions” section below. The use of these materials in any other context than the Permitted Uses is not permitted.

Using still images of DRAGON QUEST XI S on an online service for personal use.

Creating and sharing “gameplay videos” (including background music) online in a non-commercial context only, including uploading the “gameplay videos” to video sharing websites such as YouTube and sharing URLs and thumbnails relating to the Gameplay Videos on personal blogs and Twitter feeds.

Conditions and Exclusions
Please display the following copyright information clearly on all publicly shared content incorporating materials from DRAGON QUEST XI S

(C) 2017, 2019 ARMOR PROJECT/BIRD STUDIO/SQUARE ENIX All Rights Reserved.

(C) SUGIYAMA KOBO

(P) SUGIYAMA KOBO

The above copyright information will be displayed automatically when using Photo Mode in DRAGON QUEST XI S.

In order not to spoil other users’ enjoyment of DRAGON QUEST XI, all content that includes details of major plot developments should be marked with a clear spoiler warning.

Streaming or uploading video or screenshots of any scene where gameplay recording is blocked in DRAGON QUEST XI S is not permitted.

Creating edited video content or playlists with the sole intention of showing cinematic scenes (as opposed to gameplay) from DRAGON QUEST XI S is not permitted.

Refrain from using DRAGON QUEST XI S content in a two-dimensional format.

Ex) Redistribution of DRAGON QUEST XI S content in printed or other media for commercial or non-commercial purposes.

Sharing DRAGON QUEST XI S materials using pay-to-view services is not permitted.

Refrain from actions that target specific players for harassment or abuse.

Regardless of reason, if requested by SQUARE ENIX, please stop the posting of still images or videos using DRAGON QUEST XI S materials immediately. SQUARE ENIX may also remove video or broadcasts deemed to be inappropriate.

SQUARE ENIX accepts no liability for any damages arising out of or related to the use of DRAGON QUEST XI S materials.

Switch eShop charts for Sept. 14th, 2019

The charts are heating up!

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered and Astral Chain are duking it out for the top spot in today's chart. Glad to see both games doing so well!

All Games

1. Final Fantasy VIII Remastered
2. Astral Chain
3. Superbeat: Xonic
4. Minecraft
5. Spyro Reignited Trilogy
6. Torchlight II
7. Undertale
8. Celeste
9. Zelda: Link’s Awakening
10. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
11. Defunct
12. Blasphemous
13. River City Girls
14. Divinity: Original Sin II – Definitive Edition
15. Human: Fall Flat
16. Risk of Rain 2
17. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
18. Fire Emblem: Three Houses
19. Cuphead
20. Stardew Valley
21. Just Dance 2019
22. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
23. Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution
24. Zelda: Breath of the Wild
25. Not Not: A Brain Buster
26. Child of Light Ultimate Edition
27. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+
28. Super Mario Maker 2
29. Uno
30. Castle of Heart

Download Only Games

1. Final Fantasy VIII Remastered
2. Torchlight II
3. Celeste
4. Defunct
5. Blasphemous
6. River City Girls
7. Divinity: Original Sin II – Definitive Edition
8. Human: Fall Flat
9. Risk of Rain 2
10. Cuphead
11. Stardew Valley
12. Not Not: A Brain Buster
13. Child of Light Ultimate Edition
14. Uno
15. Castle of Heart
16. Mana Spark
17. Hollow Knight
18. Doom
19. Deadly Premonition Origins
20. Quest for the Golden Duck
21. Serial Cleaner
22. Timberman VS
23. Jumping Joe & Friends
24. Heave Ho
25. Creature in the Well
26. South Park: The Stick of Truth
27. Nine Parchments
28. Superhot
29. Hugnry Shark World
30. Bulletstorm: Duke of Switch Edition

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 - TGS 2019 gameplay

ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS 4 will elevate the genre to new heights with a brand new graphical engine, new epic boss battles and the biggest roster of the whole series. Fans of the franchise will experience first-hand the original story of the Straw Hat Crew, including the most recent Whole Cake Island arc – which follows the crew in their quest to retrieve Sanji from one of the most dangerous, and largest, pirates – Big Mom.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses most likely the best-selling game in franchise history in the U.S. when digital sales are factored in

Things just keep looking up

NPD's Mat Piscatella has taken to Twitter to talk about the sales of Fire Emblem: Three Houses. According to Piscatella, the game is doing extremely well for itself. Fire Emblem: Awakening still holds the record for best-selling entry in the U.S., but Three Houses should be overtaking it very soon. Check out Mr. Piscatella's full comments on the matter below.

Wanted to follow up on Fire Emblem: Three Houses. It ranked as the #4 best-selling game of August in the U.S. sales rankings from The NPD Group, after finishing July at #2. So a very nice ranking hold from month 1 to month 2.

As you'll recall, launch month sales of Fire Emblem: Three Houses tripled those of the previous best-selling launch month title in the series. Month 2 sales of Fire Emblem: Three Houses were again the best in franchise history, although not at the same multiplier as month 1.

On a lifetime basis, Fire Emblem: Awakening remains the best-selling game in franchise history in the U.S.. However, I do anticipate Fire Emblem: Three Houses to overcome this gap and take the lead in lifetime sales for the franchise in September.

And, of course, since Nintendo is not currently a member of the Digital Leader Panel, I'm only talking about Physical sales here. Accounting for digital I am certain Fire Emblem: Three Houses is the best-selling game in franchise history, likely by a significant margin. Shrug.

Nintendo gives another look at the returning special items in Mario Kart Tour

Damn that banana

Mario Kart Tour is coming out in just 11 days, and Nintendo continues to show off the game via the official Twitter account. In the tweet above, we get another look at some of the returning special items in the game. I can't wait to curse uncontrollably at that banana!

Nintendo shares more details on what's new in Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore

Not just a straight port

Looking for new info on Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore? Nintendo has opened a page that details some of the changes and added content for the game. You can check out all the details below, and check out more screens here.

Fighting Alongside Mirages

Fights are done with Mirages like Chrom by your side, and they are essential weapons to defeating your enemies. By attacking enemy weaknesses, Sessions are started where your other party members will follow up with attacks. Apart from elemental attacks, there is also the Fire Emblem series’ weapon triangle, and as such it’s a must to keep track of enemy weaknesses.

For example, in the above screenshots Kiria starts off with an ice element attack, which is followed by Itsuki’s ice-element Session skill, then followed up by Touma’s sword-type skill.

Idol Life

Even with an invasion of Mirages, the other side to Tokyo Mirage Sessions is watching our crew try to fulfill their entertainment industry dreams, including singing, live concerts, appearing in dramas and performances, in order to reach the top.

A New Song, New Outfits, New Story

The Nintendo Switch version is adding in new content, such as a new song, new outfits, as well as more story content, including a new dungeon. Additionally, Maiko, Barry, and Tiki will also participate in battles, helping extend Sessions to even greater heights.

We see Mamori, one of the playable characters, wearing a new costume based on the Garreg Mach Officer’s Academy uniform from Fire Emblem: Three Houses.

Check out new screens for Yo-Kai Watch on Switch

As was announced a few weeks back, Yo-Kai Watch's first game is getting an HD remake for Switch. It's hitting Japan on Oct. 10th, 2019, and some new screens of the title have been released. You can check out the gallery here.

Level-5 reveals details on Yo-Kai Watch 4's major update

A whole new map to explore

Earlier in the week, Level-5 teased that a major update was going to hit Yo-Kai Watch 4 in 2019. Now they've detailed that update at TGS 2019. Check out full details on what will be included below.

■ Major Update Due out in 2019

New Map and Boss Yo-kai Added

A major update due out in 2019 will add the familiar residential area Dandanzaka (known as Blossom Heights in the English localization) as a map in the game. The boss yo-kai Sproink awaits at the public bath-house.

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