Vigor - Over 20 minutes of new Founders Pack Gameplay

Special thanks to atebit for the heads-up!

My Nintendo offering Paper Mario: The Origami King mobile/desktop calendar wallpaper

Nintendo has added yet another calendar wallpaper to their My Nintendo service. This time around, the calendar features the upcoming Paper Mario: The Origami King. If you want to snag one of these calendars for yourself, be it the mobile or desktop version, it'll cost you 50 Platinum Points. You can grab yours here.

Atlus says Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers has exceeded sales expectations

Sales chart scramble

The Persona series has been working wonders for Atlus in recent years, becoming one of their biggest hits. It looks like that trend continues with the latest spin-off as well.

In their latest financial report, Atlus has revealed that Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers exceeded their sales expectations. We didn't get a number for total sales so far, but nonetheless, good news. Now let's get that localization going, Atlus!

Famitsu shares more gameplay for Arcade Archives: Gradius

Whenever a new Arcade Archives title is revealed, Famitsu is always the first outlet to snag gameplay footage. They're back once again this week with a new gameplay video, this time featuring Arcade Archives: Gradius. Check out the action above, and then grab the game for yourself on July 9th, 2020.

Streets of Rage 4 executive producer shares insight into how the game's soundtrack was created

Give me a beat!

Any Streets of Rage fan can tell you how important music is to the gameplay experience. That meant the pressure was on for the team behind Streets of Rage 4. How did they manage to cook up a soundtrack worthy of the franchise's legacy? Streets of Rage 4 executive producer Cyrille Imbert shared some insight in a feature with Nintendo.

The first idea was to have a main composer who would bring harmony and coherence throughout the game. Olivier Deriviere is not only a great composer and a fan of electronic music, but he also completely understands the relationship between music and gameplay—which is vital for a Streets of Rage game. Deriviere approached the progression of the game as a DJ set. He tried to start with something that was a little more downbeat and slower, and then, as you progress, the music reflects the sense of adrenaline and urgency.

Check out the full feature here

Glitch Runner map now available for free via the Minecraft marketplace

Glitch in the system

Upload your consciousness and get ready to run in this infinite cyber-parkour course where one wrong step can be the end of you. You're tasked with carrying an energy core without dropping it while the world behind you deteriorates!

- Winding paths, power-ups, and traps await.
- Track your high scores!
- A different course with every game

The Glitch Runner map, made by MrSquishy & Pathway Studios, is now available in the Minecraft Marketplace for free for a limited time.

Famitsu most wanted for June 25th to July 1st, 2020

What made the top 40 this week?

The latest issue of Famitsu has been picked through, and the top 40 most wanted have been transcribed. See what made this week's list below.

Shift your Switch library into high gear with these racing games

Hit the gas!

Whether you’ve got that competitive itch or you’re just looking to live a virtual life in the fast lane, it’s a blast to go fast in these racing games!

Burnout Paradise Remastered:

Hit the open road in Burnout Paradise Remastered! Push the boundaries of speed, smash through traffic, wreck your opponents, and use the open world to find shortcuts as you leave the competition in the dust—or crash out in spectacular and devastating fashion.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe:

Race and battle in various modes as one of your favorite Mushroom Kingdom characters! Race your family and friends or battle them on various battle courses. Enjoy up to 4-player* family fun in TV Mode or hop online** to play with up to 12 racers.


Jump into the driver’s seat of an anti-gravity vehicle and put your skills to the test in high-octane competitions. Drive through abandoned mines, dense jungles, and futuristic cities as you try to master the art of boosting and phase switching to stay ahead of the competition.

Horizon Chase Turbo:

Race your way through opponents and master the circuits as you relive the classic arcade gameplay with unbound speed limits of fun. Drive your through extraordinary places, watching the sunset and facing natural phenomenon. Experience multiple modes in this tribute to 80’s and 90’s racing games.

Team Sonic Racing:

Take control of your racing style by choosing from three distinct character types. Unlock game-changing vehicle customization options to suit your racing style. Try out Grand Prix Mode, Exhibition Mode, and Time Trial.

Mantis Burn Racing:

Race your way across 12 tracks in three different environments in this immersive, top-down game. Fine-tune your vehicle’s handling and performance by using the upgrade slot system, allowing you to integrate your own playstyle into the game.

Lonely Mountains Downhill:

Make your way through thick forests, narrow trails, and wild rivers as you bike down a mountain landscape. A custom physics system lets you carefully drop from boulder to boulder, sprint over chasms, or slide through muddy grounds. Just try not to crash on your way from the peak to the valley!

GRID Autosport:

Take on some of the world’s fastest cars as you slide into the seat of a pro-racer. Take on aggressive pack races, keep control in Drift and Time Attack events, or race through tight city circuits in a range of high-performance vehicles.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled:

Go fur throttle with Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled! It’s the authentic CTR experience plus a whole lot more, now fully-remastered and revved up to the max. Enjoy the original modes, characters, and power-ups with additional karts and tracks.

Star Wars Episode 1: Racer:

Take control of your favorite podracers as you speed through flaming methane lakes, Tusken Raider assaults, and much more in a fight to the finish line. Choose from 25 racers, including Anakin Skywalker, Sebulba, and Ratts Tyerell, and experience race tracks on eight different planets.

GameSpot Video - Earth Defense Force: World Brothers

Check out some new gameplay for the recently revealed Earth Defense Force: World Brothers, coming to PS4 and Nintendo Switch in the West in early 2021.

Root Film demo gameplay

A demo for Root Film has released in Japan. The first chapter of Rintarou Yagumo's story is playable in the demo, alongside the ability to go hands-on with the game's “Syntesthesia” and “MAX Mode” mechanics.


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