Bee Simulator now available to preload from the Japanese eShop

What's all the buzz about?

As previously announced, Bee Simulator is fluttering over to Japan on April 23rd, 2020 from publisher Oizumi Amuzio, and now, the Japanese eShop listing has officially gone live. Preloads are currently available with a slight launch discount (lasting until May 13), charging ¥5,382 instead of ¥5,980. Both the English and Japanese languages are supported in the release, and 6.5 GB must be set aside on your console or SD card for download. A summary of this beeutiful game can be found below.

See the world through the eyes of a bee! Explore a world inspired by Central Park where you can take part in bee races, collect pollen from rare flowers and defy dangerous wasps.
Play with friends or family in three game modes, including co-op and PvP on split screen.

The hive awakens as the sun's first rays warm the horizon. It's time to test your wings, receive orders from the Queen and begin your first mission. And that's just the start of your adventures. Humans want to cut down the tree that holds your hive, so your fate – and that of the whole swarm – rests on your tiny shoulders!

SuperEpic: The Entertainment War has been released on the Japanese eShop

Doesn't get more epic than this

A few months after the games release in the West, SuperEpic: The Entertainment War has seen an official launch in Japan for Nintendo Switch. Check out all the details on this action-adventure game below.

Publisher: Numskull Games
Price: ¥1,840
Languages: English, Japanese
File size: 497 MB

SuperEpic is a satirical and humorous Metroidvania style action-adventure game, starring a raccoon and a llama in their quest to save an Orwellian society from the rule of an evil corporation. RegnantCorp is an enterprise which is controlling minds through abusive micro transactions.

R.B.I. Baseball 20 now available for Switch in Japan

Switch batta, batta

Releasing just a few weeks back in the West, R.B.I. Baseball 20 has now been officially released in Japan for Nintendo Switch by publisher MLBAM. Available for purchase from the Japanese eShop for ¥3,139, make sure you have 6.9 GB of storage space available before downloading. Both the English and Japanese languages are supported.

Starting as a 2013 April Fools' prank from WayForward and later releasing in 2016 for PC, 'Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche' is available now for Switch

This is no joke!

April Fool’s! Nah, just kidding! Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche is totally real and available now on Nintendo Switch! Take control of Kebako, a cat-eared intergalactic bounty hunter, and blast everything that moves in this genre-defying action extravaganza that combines classic 2D shoot-'em-up gameplay with a hilarious story and weapons inspired by game genres such as puzzle, sports, platformer, rhythm, and RPG! This funktasmical title is rated E10+! www.nintendo.com

Panzer Dragoon: Remake Japanese launch trailer released

Flying onto the Japanese eShop

Panzer Dragoon: Remake is now available on Nintendo Switch in Japan!
Fly high and best your enemies in the beautiful journey through the Ancient World.

Famitsu most wanted for Mar. 19th to Mar. 25th, 2020

Don't hold your breath

The latest issue of Famitsu has revealed the most wanted Switch games this week from readers of the publication. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 is the most anticipated Switch title for the week of March 19th, 2020 with 426 total votes, as who wouldn't be excited for the sequel to such a legendary title? Shin Megami Tensei V (which hasn't even been seen since 2017) is the 2nd most wanted game with 353 votes. Yo-kai Gakuen Y and Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin make their Famitsu most wanted debut at 13th and 14th place respectively. Check out the full top 14 list of most anticipated Switch releases below.

Selma and the Wisp has been released for Switch in Japan

Did you hear the wisp...er?

Launching almost one year ago in the West, Selma and the Wisp is finally available in Japan thanks to publisher Oizumi Amuzio. Currently priced at ¥1,100, only the Japanese language is supported, so if you're looking for English you'll have to purchase from a different region's eShop. A 512 MB download will be required after purchase. Check out a synopsis of the game below.

Selma and the Wisp is an astonishing platform game with a particularly eerie feel to it. Densely packed with logical puzzles and unexpected obstacles, the game incorporates innovative gameplay, low-poly models and an spectacular animations.

Word-finding puzzle game WordHerd now available on Switch

Have you herd?

More details can be found via the official eShop listing here!

Take a break with Mia and relax in this twisty, word finding puzzle game as you find the words to save the herds.

Through ninety levels of word detective animal rescue you’ll be sure to learn some modern, obscure and comic meanings as you try to beat your longest, rarest and highest scoring words.

Mia will do her best to help you but when she's out of words you're on your own... Take advantage of the words she offers, but be aware that knocking out a word lower down the board will leave Mia struggling to help you.

Words can twist and turn across the board and any word can help Mia, long or short. Watch out for the new letter blocks and brain teaser levels with extra rules for really fussy animals.

Use the controller or touch screen to highlight words you find, new letters fall from the sky to make ever more interesting combinations.

Knock letters out by tapping or attempting to use them three times in a row, but be careful, Mia will only let you do that three times on each level!

Now available on the Nintendo Switch™

Curious Expedition now available on the Japanese eShop, releasing tomorrow in NA & EU

Curiosity definitely didn't kill the Switch

We previously reported that the roguelike simulation game, Curious Expedition (from developer Maschinen-Mensch) would be coming to Switch on April 2nd, 2020. As it is currently April 2nd in Japan, the title is currently available for purchase on the Japanese eShop with the price of ¥1,680 and 424 MB of storage space. English is supported in the Japanese release, but NA and EU should receive access to the game from their respective eShops tomorrow. A summary of Curious Expedition can be found below.

Curious Expedition is a roguelike expedition simulation set in the late 19th century. Together with famous personalities you will venture on unprecedented expeditions to regions never explored before for fame, science and treasures. Put on your pith helmet and khakis and make your way through a lush, procedurally generated world full of wonder and mystery. Now go explore, adventure awaits!

Save Your Nuts also launching in Japan on April 16th, 2020

Nothing could be more nuts

Last week, Triple Scale Games announced their upcoming party game "Save Your Nuts". A Western release date was set for April 16th, 2020, but we weren't quite sure if and when the game would be coming to Japan. Thanks to a listing on the Japanese eShop, we have confirmation the title will also launch in the region on the same day for a worldwide release, self-published by Triple Scale Games. Preloads are currently available, and the price is set for ¥1,520. The English language is supported in the Japanese release, and a 1.3 GB download will be required.


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