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Five new demos now available on Japanese eShop (Splatoon 2, Brigandine, Kunai, Gothic Murder, & Inuwashi)

Free Splatoon 2 demo available for a limited time

Five more Switch demos have become available on the Japanese eShop, and we have all the info on the titles below. Check out all the demos that can be downloaded for free using a Japanese Nintendo Switch account!

Splatoon 2 Special Demo 2020
- Published by Nintendo

Wanna get your feet wet in fast-paced, messy ink battles? Do you have tentacles instead of feet? No matter your answer, the Splatoon™ 2 Special Demo 2020 may be for you!
Head to the Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch system tomorrow to download the special demo, then get ready to play from 4/29 (Wed) at 11:00 p.m. PT — 5/6 (Wed) at 6:59 a.m. PT.
During the demo event, you'll be able to jump online* and fight it out in 4-on-4 Turf War battles with friends and other players who own the full game. You can also try out Ranked Battles and the Salmon Run co-op mode.
Just note that you'll need a strong internet connection and a Nintendo Switch Online membership to participate in the event. But if you don't have a membership, don't worry: You can try it out for free!

BRIGANDINE: The Legend of Runersia
- Published by Happinet

The Brigandine classic game is returning after 20 years with an all new turn-based strategy game set in a familiar fantasy world is brought to life by veteran talent including scenario writer, Kenji Terada (Batman: Dark Tomorrow, Final Fantasy I to III), art director and character designer, Raita Kazama (Puzzle & Dragons, Xenoblade Chronicles), and the homecoming of composer Tenpei Sato (Brigandine: Grand Edition, Disgaea 1 to 5).

KUNAI
- Published by Intragames

KUNAI is a quirky, fast-paced action platformer. You play as Tabby, a tablet who joins the fight against a robot uprising. Use your kunai and ninja parkour skills to stop Lemonkus, the A.I.-gone-evil that almost wiped out all human life.

Gothic Murder: Unmei o Kaeru Adventure
- Published by Orange

This is an original mystery game developed by Orange, who have previously worked on a number of other mystery adventure games including the Jake Hunter Detective Story series and Inuwashi. Enjoy five cases through the beautiful illustrations of Yasuyuki Shuri (Seijo no Maryoku wa Bannou Desu, Okashi-na Tensei).

Inuwashi: Urabure Tantei to Ojou-sama Keiji no Ikebukuro Jiken File
- Published by Orange

Inuwashi is an adventure game set in Ikebukuro, where a police detective with the special ability to read people’s minds and a private eye who resides in an removed area of Ikebukuro take on various cases alongside their colleagues.
The game is produced by the staff behind the Jake Hunter Detective Story series and features character design by Kazuhiro Hara (Log Horizon illustration, Gundam Build Divers character drafts, etc.)
Players will investigate a variety of cases ranging from suspense to comedy, the occult, and more, from the perspectives of both police detective and private eye. Join forces with unique characters such as a former gang member butler and high school prodigy hacker to solve each case.
Compared to the smartphone version released in 2015, operability seen a complete overhaul, allowing players to enjoy the lengthy, 30-plus hours story with comfortable operation.
With upscale features such as character design sheets from Kazuhiro Hara fully included, this is one that fans do not want to miss.

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