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DOOM Eternal's third act will really let you showcase your skills

Power trip

DOOM Eternal is going to be a balls-to-the-wall experience from beginning to end, thanks to the crazy action of the 2016 title, plus a ton of new abilities for you to mess around with. While you'll have plenty of time to master those new mechanics, the game's finale will present you with the perfect setup to showcase your talents. Director Hugo Martin hyped up the game's third act and its over-the-top nature.

“The fun is mastering it, because that power fantasy, you’re going to earn that… the game is just going to let you put it on display. The third act of the game is just like, ‘Okay, let’s see how you do.’ It’s Bruce Lee walking into the dojo, just like, ‘I’m going to wreck 30 dudes,’ you know.'"

Kowloon Youma Gakuen Ki: Origin of Adventure launches in Japan sometime during Spring 2020, new screesn and info shared

Your standard school student/demon killer

Check out more screens here

Kowloon Youma Gakuen Ki: Origin of Adventure was teased for Switch awhile back, and now we have confirmation that the game is definitely heading to the platform. It's set for release sometime in Spring 2020 in Japan, and is priced at 5,800 yen. A 15,800 yen limited edition will also be available, and it includes a figure of protagonist Koutarou Minakami, drama CD, and art book.

Kowloon Youma Gakuen Ki: Origin of Adventure is a remake of the school romance juvenile adventure RPG that hit the PlayStation 2 back in 2004. This remake includes most of the original voice actors, minus that of Tsukumi Nanase, who will now now be voiced by Yuki Masuda instead of Fuukou Minano.

Kowloon Youma Gakuen Ki: Origin of Adventure features adventure parts where you live a school life with your friends, role-playing parts where you explore expansive dungeons, and additional elements specifically for the Switch remake. The mini-games and “Rockford Adventure” features from the original have been retained as well.

Pika Pika Nurse Monogatari: Shounika wa Itsumo Oosawagi jumps from 3DS to Switch on April 2nd, 2020

Time for a doctor's visit

Nippon Columbia has announced Pika Pika Nurse Monogatari: Shounika wa Itsumo Oosawagi for Switch in Japan, and it's due out April 2nd, 2020. This title previously released on the 3DS back in 2016. Check out full gameplay details below, and the official Japanese website here.

Help Cure the Sick and Injured Kids Who Come to the Doctor – The player works at the pediatric ward of the general hospital. From nursing outpatients to hospitalized children and newborns, you will need to handle various tasks.

A Dramatic Day-to-Day with Unique Characters – From a strict, but caring female doctor to a handsome male nurse, unsociable and little-talking male doctor, and others, everyone on the pediatric staff is unique in their own right. Dramatic exchanges between the staff will unfold through conversation breaks between treatments, run-ins on days off, and more. Furthermore, voice acting in conversation scenes bring out the characters’ personalities even more.

15 Mini-Games to Play – From helping the doctor with medical examinations to assisting inpatients and more, there are 15 nurse task mini-games. The more skillfully you clear the game, the higher your results, and the higher your rank as a nurse will increase. Some mini-games support touch operation.

Customize Your Avatar’s Outfit and Hair Style – The outfit and hair style customization of the Akogare Girls Collection series remains present in this game. There are a total of 87 clothing items that you can freely mix and match, including tops, bottoms, socks, and shoes. There are also a total of 35 hair style and color variations.

Cyberpunk puzzler '7th Sector' coming to Switch on Feb. 5th, 2020

Welcome to the 7th Sector

Welcome to 7th Sector, which is set in a mysterious cyberpunk world. Immerse yourself on this intricate path, solving different puzzles, facing its dangers, and collecting scattered information to discover the story of this world. Gain control over several different characters, each with its own abilities which can help you navigate world’s devices and machinery. Some of the choices and actions done determine the final outcome.

Key Features

Varied and unique puzzles.
Control several characters.
Immersive soundtrack by “Nobody’s Nail Machine.”
Branching system of four different endings.

Publisher Sometimes You and developer Sergey Noskov have confirmed that 7th Sector is coming to Switch on Feb. 5th, 2020. The title should be priced somewhere around $13.

Famitsu review scores for Jan. 22nd, 2020

Your weekly helping of reviews

Just four reviews in this week's issue of Famitsu, and three of them are for Switch. See how things played out with this week's scores below.

Coffee Talk (PS4, Switch) – 7/7/9/8 [31/40]
Sisters Royale: Five Sisters Under Fire (PS4, Switch) – 6/7/8/7 [28/40]
Valfaris (PS4, Switch) – 8/8/8/7 [31/40]

Warhammer: Chaosbane (PS4) – 8/7/7/8 [30/40]

Arcade-style platformer 'Reknum' coming to Switch on Jan. 31st, 2020, gameplay shared

Reknum? Damn near killed'em!

In Reknum you play the rol of the princess Cheri, who must advance through 6 different completely explorable zones, loot chests with crystals that will increase her passive skills in order to advance.

Each zone introduces different elements which must be evaluated in order to be able to advance, to examine how to advance, to examine the behavior of the enemies and to fight bosses.

KEY FEATURES

2 Different weapons
New auto upgrade passive skill system
6 different exploration zones with lot of looting
Hardcore platform based levels
Autosave feature
Hardcore fastfight bosses
8 to 16bit graphics
8bit to modern soundtrack

Reknum comes to Switch on Jan. 31st, 2020, and is priced at $5. The title takes up 135 MB of space.

Smash Bros. Ultimate 'Kunio-Kun' Spirit Board event announced

A hot-blooded event!

The next Smash Bros. Ultimate Spirit Board event is set to take place on Jan. 24th, 2020, and will run for five days. This time around, spirits from the Kunio-kun series are going to be joining in on the action.

The Cat Mario Show - Ep. 156 now available

The cat came back

Episode 156 of the Cat Mario Show is now available. This episode features Yo-Kai Watch 4++, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore, and more.

"The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf" project spotted, once again fueling rumors of an animated feature

Could this be the long rumored animated feature?

Earlier today we shared comment from Netflix on just how big The Witcher has been for them. Season 2 is already underway as far as filming goes, and there's sure to be other promotional efforts from Netflix that tie into the franchise. There's been a long-standing rumor that Netflix actually has a supplemental series in the works as well, and today we get a bit more evidence of that.

The Writers Guild of America website has added a listing for The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, which they have listed as a film. That may be a generic category though, and could apply to any number of features. Beau DeMayo is listed as a writer on this project, and he was the writer for episode 3 of the Netflix series, and is coming back for the second season as well.

Along with that mention, voice actress Harriet Kershaw seems to be tied to the project as well. With her inclusion, we once again have reason to revisit the original rumor of this project. We've heard for months now that Netflix has an animated Witcher feature in the works, and this could very well be it.

Thanks to Dondom95 for the heads up!

Rating for Mortal Kombat Kollection Online for Switch surfaces

Get over here!

Looks like there's some more Mortal Kombat action heading to the Switch in the near future. A PEGI rating for Mortal Kombat Kollection Online has been discovered, and it includes Switch in its platform rundown. Check out details on what this collection includes below.

Mortal Kombat Kollection Online is the original Mortal Kombat trilogy that Mortal Kombat fans always wanted. Upgraded art, gameplay, and online features provide an incredible experience that revive the “klassics”…

Thanks to Dondom95 for the heads up!

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