A look at the latest wave of Kirby merch heading to Japan

As usual, there's an insane amount of Kirby merch heading to Japan. Some items are available through Amazon, others are in arcade games, and there's even items that are special collabs with stores. Check out the most recent wave of merch below!

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Disgaea Refine - Limited Edition details, official site open

Disgaea Refine Limited Edition

- copy of the game
- official soundtrack CD
- tabletop calendar,
- special packaging

On the official Nippon Ichi Shop, all standard and limited edition pre-orders come with an exclusive USB memory card. The card features Laharl artwork, and includes a voice clip of Laharl as well.

Check out the official site here

Splatoon 2's second soundtrack, Octotune, due out July 18th, 2018 in Japan


- due out July 18th in Japan
- includes music from the Octo Expansion
- includes two discs
- first disc has Octo Expansion songs, and the new songs recently added via a Software update, plus various sound effects
- second disc includes a recording of the Inkopolive performance
- special first-print version of the album comes with a Blu-Ray
- The Blu-Ray features a recording of the Inkopolive peformance at the Game Party Japan 2018
- First Print Limited Edition (with Blu-Ray disc): 4 800 Yen + taxes
- Regular Edition: 3 200 Yen + taxes
- tracklist for the Inkopolive performance recording:

Color Pulse (Off the Hook)
Acid Hues (Off the Hook)
Muck Warfare (Off the Hook)
Ebb & Flow (Off the Hook)
Fresh Start (Squid Sisters)
Spicy Calamari Inkantation (Squid Sisters)
Now or Never! (Off the Hook + Squid Sisters)

Japan - Switch eShop sales round-up for April 19th, 2018

ー Dragon Fang Z: Ryuusha Rose to Yadorigi no Meikyuu (¥2,400 → ¥1,920) Switch (Ends 10 May)
ー De Mambo (¥1,500 → ¥500) Switch (Ends 02 May)
ー Dead House Saisei (¥1,000 → ¥700) Switch (Ends 26 April)
ー forma.8 (¥1,000 → ¥700) Switch (Ends 26 April)
ー Vesta (¥1,080 → ¥972) Switch (Ends 26 April)

ARTFX J "Pokemon" Series: Blue with Eevee 1/8 Complete Figure - preorder open

Kotobukiya adds Blue to their ARTFX J figure lineup, together with his Eevee! Blue's characteristic hairstyle and supreme self-confidence are perfectly captured, and Eevee readies a Speed Star attack, highlighted with clear parts! Eevee's base is separate from Blue's, so he can be displayed anywhere you like.

Grab yours here

Limited Run Games opening preorders for Mercenary Kings and Flinthook on April 23rd, 2018

Two more games well worth your time, and soon enough you'll have the option to go with retail versions! I'm sure these preorders are going to get snatched up soon, so make sure you're ready on the 23rd to place your order!

Thanks to Jabel47591 for the heads up!

Octopath Traveler Original Soundtrack launching in Japan on July 13th, 2018, Preview Version soundtrack out now

Square-Enix has confirmed that Octopath Traveler is getting an official soundtrack release in Japan on July 13th, 2018. The package will contain 4 CDs with over 80 tracks. Don't feel like waiting until July 13th to get the music? Square-Enix has also released an Octopath Traveler preview version soundtrack available through iTunes right now! The track listing for this release is below.

02 Swordsman Olverik's Theme
03 Odoriko Primroze 's Theme
04 Highland Region
05 Sunland Region
06 village of mountain village coblestone
07 Tension
08 A little break
09 Cave dungeon
10 Battle 1
11 victory fanfare
12 Requiem of defeat
13 Desert Red Light District Sun Shade
14 Tensioned thread
15 Creeping Malice
16 Boss Battle 1
17 despair
18 Boss Battle 2
19 Bonds
20 Swirling Factory
21 For reoccurrence
22 For revenge

God Wars: The Complete Legend - A look at Japan's various Special Edition goodies

God Wars: The Complete Legend is getting all kinds of Special Edition options in Japan. As you can see above, one of the options is a light-up crystal block with a design inside. There are multiple versions of this block with different lighting. You can Check out more pics here.

SteamWorld Dig 2 - EU physical copy bonuses revealed

If you haven't played SteamWorld Dig 2, you absolutely have to. Get it retail, get it through the eShop...just get it! I promise you won't be disappointed!

The Super Retro® Trio Plus Joe & Mac Limited Edition Lets You Relive Three Classic Games In Crisp 720p Resolution

Pomona, California. April 17, 2018 - Retro gaming continues to gain popularity amidst all the excitement found in today's gaming industry. Retro-Bit®, a premier publisher and manufacture of classic gaming products has made great developments in providing gamers the opportunity to play hundreds of classic retro games at an affordable price.

After a successful launch of the Super Retro® Trio Plus (SR3 Plus), a console boasting three top-loading cartridge slots compatible with all of your favorite NES®, SNES®, and Genesis® games ready to play in crisp 720p resolution with HDMI®, Innex® Inc. the exclusive distributor of Retro-Bit®, is continuing their trend of supporting the retro gaming community by announcing the Super Retro-Trio Plus Joe and Mac Limited Edition Bundle.

Limited to only 1,000 units, this exclusive bundle comes with the stylish white and red SR3 Plus console, which includes two 10-feet wired six button controllers compatible with the original SNES® as well as both AV and HDMI® ports (6-feet HDMI® cable included), and a Joe & Mac Limited Edition Ice Age Blue Cartridge. Like the Joe & Mac Ultimate Caveman Collection, originally released as a part of the Retro Revival Multi Carts Collection, this limited-edition cartridge will include three classic Joe & Mac games:

•Joe & Mac

•Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics

•Congo's Caper

as well as exclusive Joe & Mac pins set and sticker!

“We’re always looking for ways to step-up the retro-gaming experience. By combining the success of the SR3 Plus with the popular Joe & Mac classics, we are offering the retro gaming community an entertaining experience at an affordable price,” says Ron Pang, Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Innex Inc.

The Super Retro® Trio Plus Joe & Mac Edition will be available this May for $109.99 MSRP and is available for pre-order now.