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Regista will be developing Switch titles

The following comes from Regista, the visual novel studio behind the Root Double series and the Nippon Ichi Software-produced Exile Election.

“The limited company Regista will develop for Nintendo Switch. We are starting work on the development of existing titles, as well as original titles. Please look forward to the announcement of more information.”

Looks like there will be ports and new content, so the best of both worlds! Let's hope some of these games get official localizations.

Jump Up, Super Star! breaks into the iTunes top 40 charts in the United States, #1 in Japan

Looks like people really, REALLY like the theme song for Super Mario Odyssey. While it's fluctuating a bit as the day goes on, Jump Up, Super Star! has been in the Top 40 on the iTunes charts in the United States. That's the ALL chart, not a specific chart. In other words, this is one of the top 40 most popular songs in the states right now!

UPDATE - Looks like Japan has showed us up. On their iTunes charts, the song is currently sitting in the #1 position!

Super Mario Odyssey event at Best Buy - swag pics

Look at all those awesome goodies you get for checking out the Super Mario Odyssey event at Best Buy locations! I am pretty jealous! I should have checked out one of these events myself.

Super Mario Odyssey's case has the "Jump Up, Super Star!" lyrics printed inside


I think everyone has these lyrics drilled into memory by now, but if that's not the case, the box for Super Mario Odyssey has you covered! I always appreciate seeing a bit of something on the inside of a game case. Not surprised to see Nintendo went the extra mile.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 retail version will not require a separate download

Whenever a LEGO game comes out on Switch, people are worried that there will be an extra download required with the retail versions. We can all thank LEGO City Undercover for making people worried about that! Thankfully there has been confirmation that LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 won't require a download if you're going the retail route, so your Switch space is safe.

Inazuma Eleven: Ares no Tenbin confirmed for Switch

After all that time of being quiet on the matter, Level-5 has finally confirmed that Inazuma Eleven: Ares no Tenbin is going to come to Switch. The title will also be available on PS4 and mobile, and is due out in Japan Summer 2018. No word on localization at this time.

Top five most-seen gaming industry brands on TV from Sept. 16th through Oct. 15th, 2017

- Nintendo came in third place overall
- 374.3 million impressions generated off of 10 spots that aired over 3,000 times
- commercial with the most impressions (78.6 million) was “Arms: Answer the Call to ARMS.”
- Nintendo focused on bringing ads to Disney Channel, Adult Swim, and Nick
- Nintendo focused on bring ads to shows like SpongeBob SquarePants, Family Guy, and Raven’s Home

Super Mario Odyssey content being leaked

We aren't quite sure how, but it appears someone has gotten access to an early copy of Super Mario Odyssey, and they are leaking all sorts of game details. They appear to have downloaded the game, which would indicate that they have access to a press copy, be it from NA/EU. They were actively posting screenshots and information on 4chan, which would be against the game's embargo.

The only other explanations are that they somehow gained access to a legitimate retail code, or manipulated the eShop servers in some way to get access. As of right now, the thread had been archived and the leak has been stopped, but please be careful out there. Thanks to Zippo for the heads up.