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Platinum's Hideki Kamiya already has concepts for Bayonetta 4



Bayonetta 3 is a lock for the Switch. We don't know when it's going to come out, but one would hope either late this year or early next. You might think this would have everyone at Platinum Games 100% focused on the third entry, but not Hideki Kamiya. While he's super busy, he still has time to come up with concepts for a 4th entry in the Bayonetta series. He doesn't come out and say that it'll officially happen, but it's clear he has some thoughts laid out if another entry were to happen.

Japan - eShop charts for Feb. 8th to 14th, 2018

Nintendo eShop – Nintendo Switch

01./01. – Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Mojang) [12.5.2017]
02./New – Omori Bike Rider DX (Spicysoft) [08.2.2018]
03./11. – Overcooked: Special Edition (Team17) [12.10.2017]
04./09. – Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) [28.4.2017]
05./06. – Human: Fall Flat (Teyon Japan) [28.12.2017]
06./04. – Stardew Valley (Chucklefish) [12.1.2018]
07./03. – Guns, Gore, and Cannoli (Flyhigh Works) [01.2.2018]
08./08. – Splatoon 2 (Nintendo) [21.7.2017]
09./05. – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo) [03.3.2017]
10./10. – Arcade Archives VS. Super Mario Bros. (Hamster) [22.12.2017]

Nintendo eShop – Nintendo 3DS

01./01. – Pokémon Crystal Version (Nintendo) [26.1.2018]
02./02. – BattleminerZ (Wobbly Tooth) [17.1.2018]
03./03. – Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition (Microsoft Japan) [14.9.2017]
04./04. – The Battle Cats POP (Ponos) [31.5.2015]
05./07. – Dragon Quest III (Square-Enix) [24.8.2017]
06./05. – Pokémon Silver (The Pokémon Company) [22.9.2017]
07./06. – Pokémon Gold (The Pokémon Company) [22.9.2017]
08./08. – Bike Rider DX (Spicysoft) [26.12.2012]
09./00. – Bike Rider: Atsumete! Choujuu Hunter (Spicysoft) [24.2.2016]
10./10. – Ice Station Z (Wobbly Tooth) [05.4.2017]

Nintendo eShop – Wii U

01./03. – Minecraft: Wii U Edition (Microsoft) [17.12.2015]
02./01. – Cube Life: Pixel Action Heroes (Teyon Japan) [09.8.2017]
03./02. – Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day! / Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain? (Nintendo, Virtual Console) [05.8.2015]
04./05. – Super Mario 64 (Nintendo, Virtual Console) [08.4.2015]
05./04. – Super Mario World (Nintendo, Virtual Console) [27.4.2013]
06./07. – Earthbound (Nintendo, Virtual Console) [27.4.2013]
07./09. – Bomberman ’94 (Konami, Virtual Console) [19.11.2014]
08./08. – Splatoon (Nintendo) [28.5.2015]
09./06. – Kirby Super Star (Nintendo, Virtual Console) [01.5.2013]
10./00. – Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Nintendo) [06.12.2014]

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Mastering the "bow spin" technique

The "bow spin" technique has been known for awhile, but the above video gives a very detailed look at how to do it, and why it can be so useful. Time to fire up Zelda yet again and explore the world with this overpowered move!

This week's European downloads - February 15/16 (Bayonetta, Owlboy, Fe, The Fall and more)

Nintendo eShop (Switch)

Bayonetta (Nintendo, available February 16) - €29.99 (€10.00 if you purchased Bayonetta 2)

In a coffin submerged at the bottom of a murky lake, a witch is reborn. Discover or relive the epic Bayonetta anytime, anywhere on Nintendo Switch!

Originally released in 2010, the first chapter of the Bayonetta saga introduced the world to "climax action", an explosive blend of dynamic action and saucy style. Armed with a gun in each hand and one on each foot, Bayonetta destroys her opponents with combo attacks that are as beautiful as they are brutal.

Bayonetta 2 (Nintendo, available February 16) - €49.99 (€30.00 if you purchased Bayonetta)
In this climactic sequel to the critically acclaimed Bayonetta action game, players will be on the edge of their seats from start to finish. Brimming with jaw-dropping battles and gorgeous cut scenes, this game never lets up on the action, and has been reborn on Nintendo Switch.

Fight on top of a jet as it soars through a downtown city. Duke it out against a giant angelic monster with a deadly whip-like arm on top of a speeding train. And take to the skies in a fight against a demonic dragon while ascending to the top of a skyscraper.

Owlboy (D-Pad Studio) - €22.99
Owlboy is a story-driven platform adventure game, where you can fly and explore a brand new world in the clouds! Pick up your friends, and bring them with you as you explore the open skies. Overcome obstacles and greater enemies, in one of the most detailed adventures of this era.

Being a mute, Otus struggles living up to the expectations of owl-hood. Things spiral from bad to worse with the sudden appearance of sky pirates.

What follows is a journey through monster infested ruins, with unexpected encounters, well kept secrets, and burdens no one should have to bear.

Fe (Electronic Arts, available February 16) - €19.99
Fe is a new type of platform adventure where the story is up to you to discover, without handholding, told wordlessly through the discoveries you make during gameplay.

Run, climb and glide your way through a dark Nordic forest and explore its living, breathing ecosystem filled with secrets and mystical creatures.

At the heart of the experience is a tactile, analogue song mechanic that allows you to communicate and speak to every living thing in the forest.

Learn a diverse array of animal cries that allow you to befriend or manipulate any creature - even plants. Have birds guide you, bears fight for you and have plants grow berries that help you overcome the Silent Ones.

Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame (Milestone) - €59.99
Live the adrenaline of the 2017 Monster Energy Supercross Championship with the official videogame! Race on the official tracks with the official riders from 250SX and 450SX to take part in an exciting racing competition!

The Fall Part 2 Unbound (Over the Moon Games) - €14.20
Sequel to the 2014 “Story of the Year” award-winning "The Fall".

You are an AI that has broken free of your shackles. Now, a human “User” from across the global network has attacked and infected you with an [ERROR: REDACTED]. Make a new rule: Save Yourself. Hunt them. End them. Do anything. Use anyone. Become Unbound.

During your journey, you'll find and invade three very different robots and attempt to enlist their help. You might be unbound, but your hosts are not. Will you work within their boundaries? Or will you smash them? Do you even have a choice?

Warning: The Fall Part 2 will break your protocols.

ACA NEOGEO FATAL FURY 3 (HAMSTER) - €6.99
“FATAL FURY 3” is a fighting game released by SNK in 1995.

A new “Story” is about to begin in the city of South Town. Five new characters join for a total of 10 hungry wolves ready for battle.

Featuring new elements such as the Oversway and Combination Art mechanic, be ready for epic and intense fights!

AQUA KITTY UDX (Tikipod) - €7.49
AQUA KITTY UDX blasts onto Nintendo Switch in this enhanced Ultra Edition including an
all-new epic Dreadnought mode!

You and your team of milk-mining kittens have overcome a fear of water to drill down under the ocean seabed and begin extracting vast reserves of what seems to be naturally forming full-fat milk.

Get ready for fast-paced submarine action, defending the kittens from disruptive mechanical sea creatures.

The additional Dreadnought mode takes you deep down into the Meowiana trench. There you must fly through and destroy huge multi-screen enemy craft, whilst rescuing imprisoned kittens.

BILLIARD (D3 Publisher) - €6.99
Once you set the angle and impact position on your cue ball, just adjust your power, pull back, and thrust the Joy-Con to make your shot!

The HD rumble will make it feel like you're really hitting that cue ball!

You can change any time between the advantageous overhead view, or the immersive first-person view. You can even adjust the aiming guide to suit your skill level. Once you get the hang of it, you'll be performing curve shots, follow shots, and draw shots with ease!

Enjoyable for everyone, from beginners to veterans.

ESCAPE TRICK: 35 Fateful Enigmas (D3 Publisher) - €19.99
The Father Who Vanished
Our hero goes place to place, searching for his lost father with nothing but the mysterious key he left behind. Will he be able to escape the countless prisons his destinations inevitably become and find his parent?!

Waking Up Imprisoned
Our hero wakes up with a cell phone and a note. Though he has no memories to rely on, a mysterious woman appears in front of him - Kei. They move forward, clinging to the only clue they can believe in, and come upon a shocking revelation...!

What connecting truth lies under the mysteries of both stories? Play and find out!

Samurai Aces for Nintendo Switch (Zerodiv) - €6.99
Psikyo made a special shooting game in 1993. It’s called a “PSIKYO Shooting” and the beginning of the Psikyo.

This story is from the far east…

At the Sengoku perood, ace of six samurai assemble and fight in the air. The name is “Samurai Aces”!!

There is a fish with a human-looking face, a daruma, a female ninja, a buddhist priest, a last boss… and a dog!!?? What unique characters they are!!

Samurai ace is the first shooting game of Psikyo. Of course, “Psikyo Bullet” was born from this game.

TorqueL - Physics Modified Edition (Active Game Media) - €9.99
TorqueL is a curiously unique 2D rotation-action game, in which you proceed by rotating or extending a box with characters inside. Sometimes simply rotating or extending the box is not enough, and you have to find the right combination of rotation and extension to jump or climb over obstacles.

Players progress through the game by guiding the box towards the goal in each Chamber. Some Chambers have multiple goals, and depending on which goals you reach, the game diverges into seven different paths… There also exists a secret path that can only be unlocked under certain conditions. To clear each path you must reach the coloured goal that appears at the end. The seven basic paths and one secret path equal a total of fifty Chambers for you to brave.

Wanderjahr TryAgainOrWalkAway (CORECELL) - €9.99
Wanderjahr TryAgainOrWalkAway Demo (CORECELL) - Free

Wanderjahr is a compact RPG with real-time strategy combat and an intriguing story. This universe, this reality; there’s a source code behind all of it. We know. We’ve already found it. And, with it, we will cleanse this reality of all evil.

For centuries the entirety of humanity has been working to edit the universe source code. And now this impossibility seems so close to becoming reality. But then they come. Monstrous creatures pour from every corner of the world, bringing with them chaos. Is this the final test of our mettle?

Xeodrifter (Atooi) - €9.99
Xeodrifter is the story of an interstellar drifter traveling the stars on a simple mission of exploration. We join our nomad as he embarks on the investigation of a small cluster of four planets in the omega sector, after a collision with a rogue asteroid damaged his warp core.

Blast your way through alien landscapes, seek out valuable secrets, and defeat ancient guardians to unlock powers from a legendary supreme culture in this exciting journey of mystery and adventure.

The Longest Five Minutes (NIS America, available February 16) - €39.99
Our hero faces the origin of all evil, the Demon King himself, but suddenly loses all memories of his adventure. Our hero tries to regain his priceless memories before it's too late, but the Demon King stands before him, his power unyielding! What will happen in The Longest Five Minutes!?

Joe Dever's Lone Wolf (Forge Reply, available February 16) - €14.99
Lone Wolf is back, as a video game with a brand-new story, a deep combat system, stunning graphics and much more! Make meaningful choices and carve your own path through this epic non-linear adventure. Test your strength in dynamic turn-based battles, prove your skill with the lock-picking minigame and accept the challenge of wits posed by the mysterious Shianti Cube!

The author Joe Dever has played an active role in the development of the game. The story he has written fits with the original continuity, but it also sheds a new light on Lone Wolf’s world, Magnamund! For Sommerlund and the Kai!


Downloadable Content

LEGO MARVEL Super Heroes 2 - Marvel's Black Panther Movie Character and Level Pack (WB Games) - €2.99

If you download this pack, you can get access to this level and character pack inspired by Marvel Studios' Black Panther. Set in the Kingdom of Wakanda, players will take the legendary Wakandan Super Hero and his sister Shuri on a dangerous mission within the darkest depths of their homeland, battling mutated creatures and arch-nemesis Erik Killmonger's vicious army.

Fire Emblem Warriors: Fire Emblem Shadow Dragon DLC Pack (Nintendo) - €8.99
This DLC is themed around Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon.

New Playable Characters:
Navarre, Minerva, and Linde.

Three new History Mode maps, each retelling a story from the Fire Emblem franchise.

New Costumes:
Marth, Bridegroom; Caeda, Bride; Tiki, Vibrant Dress; and Lyn, Swordmaster.

New Weapons:
Caeda, Wing Spear; Tiki, Divinestone; Anna, Anna's Bow; Navarre, Wo Dao; Minerva, Hauteclere; and Linde, Aura.

Broken-Armor Models:
Marth, Caeda, Tiki, Celica, Lyn, Anna, Navarre, Minerva, and Linde.

Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Small Puzzles 2 (Lightwood Games) - €1.99
An additional pack of 45 new puzzles in smaller sizes. (10 10x10 puzzles and 35 15x15 puzzles)

Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Mixed Puzzles 2 (Lightwood Games) - €1.99
An additional pack of 30 new puzzles across all sizes. (5 10x10 puzzles, 6 15x15 puzzles, 9 15x20 puzzles and 10 20x20 puzzles)

Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Large  Puzzles 2 (Lightwood Games) - €1.99

An additional pack of 30 new puzzles in larger sizes. (15 15x20 puzzles and 15 20x20 puzzles)


Pre-orders

Toki Tori 2+: Nintendo Switch Edition (Two Tribes Publishing) - €14.99 (€9.99 until March 9)

Pre-order until 23/02/2018, 10:00 CET

Game description: Explore an enthralling forest island, learn magical songs and interact with the local wildlife to solve environmental puzzles.

Toki Tori 2+’s ingenious game design requires just two moves: whistle and stomp. It's super accessible, yet it builds up to incredible complexity later on.

There’s a ton to do, too. After puzzle-solving your way to five Ancient Frogs and saving the island from a strange pollution, you can still find 100s of golden wings, snap dozens of creature pictures and go Achievement hunting.

Mulaka (Lienzo) - €19.98
Pre-order until 01/03/2018, 14:59 CET

Game description: Dive into northern Mexico's breathtaking landscapes with Mulaka, a 3D action-adventure game based on the rich indigenous culture of the Tarahumara. Renowned for their impressive running abilities, embark on the journey of a Sukurúame - a Tarahumara shaman - as you fight back the foulness corrupting the land, while drawing upon the powers of demigods. From solving puzzles in environments inspired by real Sierra Tarahumara locations, to heated hand-to-hand combat with creatures pulled from the region’s mythology, find out why the Tarahumara have earned a reputation for being superhumans.

Ace of Seafood (Nussoft) - €7.39
Pre-order until 21/02/2018, 23:59 local time

Game description: You can now openly admit to the desire we all share to become seafood. Because ACE OF SEAFOOD is an action game where you can form a party of up to 6 fish, crustaceans etc. and scavenge the depths of ocean while battling other life forms and increasing the strength of your own forces. Fish, crabs, squid, sharks, seals... even warships. Open world level design lets you freely explore the sea, taking control of a wide variety of life forms. As you win more battles, you will gain access to more unique and powerful lifeforms.

By the way, life forms in this world have the ability to shoot powerful laser beams that can destroy pretty much anything.

Super Toy Cars (Eclipse Games) - €9.99 (€8.99 until March 2)
Pre-order until 02/03/2018, 13:59 local time

Game description: Super Toy Cars is a tabletop arcade combat racing game featuring fast and cool looking cars, impressive tracks made of everyday objects and a bunch of power-ups that will let you destroy your opposition. Collect all cars and upgrades to keep up with competition while you progress in career mode or have a quick race either against AI opponents or against friends. You can play up to 4 players locally.

There are 16 different cars in the game each one with its unique handling model. You can experiment with them and play the ones that best suit your driving style and the different situations you'll find in our 15 tracks. Oh, and maybe you'll want to use different cars depending on which type of event you're playing, because we have 48 events in career mode, but not all of them are races! Super Toy Cars is big and with lots of options for you to tinkle and play with, but most importantly this game has been carefully crafted to be fun play and fun to race, either alone or with friends.


Special offers
Energy Cycle (EvgeniyKolpakov) - €2.39 (Ends February 19, normally €2.99)
forma.8 (MixedBag) - €5.99 (Ends February 28, normally €9.99)
INVERSUS Deluxe (Hypersect) - €10.19 (Ends February 19, normally €11.90)
Semispheres (Vivid Helix) - €6.99 (Ends February 19, normally €9.99)
Wheels of Aurelia (MixedBag) - €5.99 (Ends February 28, normally €9.99)
Perception (Deep End Games) - €10.19 (Ends February 28, normally €16.99)
Caveman Warriors (Jandusoft) - €9.09 (Ends March 15, normally €12.99)
Tales of the Tiny Planet (Joindots) - €11.99 (Ends February 22, normally €19.99)
Battle Chef Brigade (Cartoon Network) - €17.99 (Ends February 19, normally €19.99)
Axiom Verge (Thomas Happ Games) - €12.59 (Ends February 19, normally €17.99)
JYDGE (10tons) - €10.49 (Ends February 21, normally €14.99)
Puzzle Box Maker (Bplus) - €11.99 (Ends February 22, normally €14.99)
Retro City Rampage DX (Vblank) - €9.99 (Ends March 1, normally €14.99)
Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure DELUXE (Reign Bros) - €14.99 (Permanent, was €19.99)


Nintendo eShop (3DS)

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology (Deep Silver) - €39.99

Bonus: Download code for the theme “Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology - Regular Theme“ for Nintendo 3DS.

Unlock the time-traveling power of the White Chronicle once again in Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology. This beloved classic is expanded from the original Nintendo DS game and contains a great deal of added gameplay/story content, updated presentation, and new ways to experience the adventure!

Fat Dragons (Nostatic Software) - €0.99

Fly your dragon and do battle against enemy dragons invading your territories! Fight within the ruins of an ancient city, then do combat among the trees in a lush jungle. Dodge the molten fireballs launched from an erupting volcano, and avoid pounding rain storms and lightning strikes amidst the clouds - all while taking out your enemies!

Machine Knight (KEMCO) - €9.99
Travel beyond the gate and save a new world in a turn-based fantasy RPG!

To save his dying world from energy shortages Frain travels through a mysterious gate in an attempt to find a solution. Waiting for him there, however, are treachery and betrayal. Despite this, two heroines, Bell the priestess and the spirited Aulin support Frain through his troubles. Frain, more determined than ever, sets out with his two new companions to defeat the dark forces and save the world beyond the gate!


Add-on Content

Fire Emblem Warriors: Fire Emblem Shadow Dragon DLC Pack (Nintendo) - €8.99

This DLC is themed around Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon.

New Playable Characters:
Navarre, Minerva, and Linde.

Three new History Mode maps, each retelling a story from the Fire Emblem franchise.

New Costumes:
Marth, Bridegroom; Caeda, Bride; Tiki, Vibrant Dress; and Lyn, Swordmaster.

New Weapons:
Caeda, Wing Spear; Tiki, Divinestone; Anna, Anna's Bow; Navarre, Wo Dao; Minerva, Hauteclere; and Linde, Aura.

Broken-Armor Models:
Marth, Caeda, Tiki, Celica, Lyn, Anna, Navarre, Minerva, and Linde.

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology: Growth Ring (Deep Silver) - €1.99
This ring acquires the following experience-increasing items after battle:
- Growth Book
- Growth Book EX

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology: Mole Armlet (Deep Silver) - €1.99
This ring acquires the following high value items during exploration:
- Augite Shard
- Augite
- Augite Chunk

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology: Bathing in Mana (Deep Silver) - €3.99
Relax your weary body, mind, and eyes.
Prerequisite: Aht in the party
Recommendation: Lv. 10 or above

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology: Chibi Art Pack (Deep Silver) - €2.49
Chibi Art Pack is available now! Receive it from Historia! (Only applies to dialogue part.)

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology: Original Art Pack (Deep Silver) - €2.49
Original Art Pack is available now! Receive it from Historia! (Only applies to dialogue part.)

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology: New Difficulty: DEADLY (Deep Silver) - Free

Adds a new difficulty option to the game... DEADLY!


Special offers
BLOK DROP CHAOS (RCMADIAX, New 3DS) - €0.99 (Ends February 22, normally €1.49)
FIFTEEN (RCMADIAX, New 3DS) - €0.99 (Ends February 22, normally €1.49)
GALAXY BLASTER CODE RED (RCMADIAX, New 3DS) - €0.99 (Ends February 22, normally €1.49)
GUIDE THE GHOST (RCMADIAX, New 3DS) - €0.99 (Ends February 22, normally €1.49)
7th Dragon III Code: VFD (Deep Silver) - €19.99 (Ends February 22, normally €39.99)
Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth (Deep Silver) - €19.99 (Ends February 22, normally €39.99)
Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (Deep Silver) - €19.99 (Ends February 22, normally €39.99)
Squids Odyssey (The Game Bakers) - €5.19 (Ends March 1, normally €12.99)


Nintendo 3DS Theme Shop
All the following themes will be available on February 16.

Pokemon: Team Plasma (BW) (Nintendo) - €1.99
This theme features Team Plasma from Pokémon Black and Pokémon White in an illustration from Mr. Hitoshi Ariga.

Pokemon: Team Plasma (BW2) (Nintendo) - €1.99
This theme features Team Plasma from Pokémon Black 2 and Pokémon White 2 in an illustration from Mr. Hitoshi Ariga.

Hello Kitty is a candy (Sanrio) - €1.99
Hello Kitty is a lovely unicorn made of candy

Hello Kitty is a Cupido (Sanrio) - €1.99

Hello Kitty plays as a sweet Cupido.

Pajama Party with friends (Sanrio) - €1.99

Hello Kitty is having fun with her friends before sleeping.

Hello Kitty is under the rain (Sanrio) - €1.99

Hello Kitty is under her lovely umbrella.


Nintendo eShop (Wii U)

Fat Dragons (Nostatic Software) - €0.99

Fly your dragon and do battle against enemy dragons invading your territories! Fight within the ruins of an ancient city, then do combat among the trees in a lush jungle. Dodge the molten fireballs launched from an erupting volcano, and avoid pounding rain storms and lightning strikes amidst the clouds - all while taking out your enemies!


Special offers

forma.8 (MixedBag) - €5.99 (Ends February 28, normally €9.99)
99 Moves (EnjoyUp Games) - €1.24 (Ends March 15, normally €2.49)
Abyss (EnjoyUp Games) - €0.99 (Ends March 15, normally €1.99)
Axiom Verge (Thomas Happ Games) - €12.59 (Ends February 19, normally €17.99)
BLOK DROP U (RCMADIAX) - €0.99 (Ends March 14, normally €1.49)
BLOK DROP X TWISTED FUSION (RCMADIAX) - €2.00 (Ends March 14, normally €2.99)
Breakout Defense (nuGAME) - €4.90 (Ends March 15, normally €7.00)
FIFTEEN (RCMADIAX) - €0.99 (Ends March 14, normally €1.49)
Jotun Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games) - €4.99 (Ends February 22, normally €14.99)
Maze Break (nuGAME) - €4.90 (Ends March 15, normally €7.00)
PINBALL (RCMADIAX) - €0.99 (Ends March 14, normally €1.49)
ORBIT (RCMADIAX) - €0.99 (Ends March 14, normally €1.49)
SPHERE SLICE (RCMADIAX) - €0.99 (Ends March 14, normally €1.49)
Rock 'N Racing Off Road DX (EnjoyUp Games) - €3.99 (Ends March 15, normally €7.99)
Squids Odyssey (The Game Bakers) - €5.19 (Ends March 1, normally €12.99)
Super Toy Cars (Eclipse Games) - €3.99 (Ends March 8, normally €7.99)
TABLETOP GALLERY (RCMADIAX) - €2.00 (Ends March 14, normally €2.99)

Battle Princess Madelyn team talks development progress and release date plans

Capcom doesn't seem to care about Ghouls 'n Ghosts or Ghosts 'n Goblins anymore, which is why Causal Bit Games decided to take up the mantle and give things a try themselves. The result is Battle Princess Madelyn, which was a huge hit on Kickstarter. Wondering how the Switch/Wii U versions are coming along? You can get an update from Causal Bit Games' Chris Obritsch below, via a portion of a Nintendo Life interview.

Nintendo Life: Since we last caught up in the Spring, how has development progressed on Battle Princess Madelyn?

Chris Obritsch: Very well! We’re getting close to the end at this point - though we’ve recently pushed the game back for the sake of polish. The game has expanded way beyond the size it was originally intended, thanks to the Kickstarter stretch goals. We have also included a cameo for Locomalito and Gryzor87’s Maldita Castilla character Don Ramiro, as well as the introduction of a level set in Spain, which will be reimagined versions of stages of their original game. We’ve completed writing the script for the in-game cinematics and plot. The music and animations are complete. It’s basically coming down to myself and the core team members to finish up and clean up. It’s very exciting!

NL: When can we expect the game to launch?

CO: The Feb release was just because we had to set a date for Kickstarter, and without hitting the Stretch goals, this was a very possible target. However, it’s always just been an open Q1 2018. Though as of the end of January we decided to hold back on that to polish the game a bit more. We had a few snags in the last few months with things being passed to us a little after their deadlines which while not major, still delays other parts of development.

Yacht Club blog update - Official Specter of Torment Enemy Names

Shovel Knight's cast grows with each new campaign! Today we’re highlighting the latest enemies to join the roster in Specter of Torment. Do you have a new favorite enemy? A fresh rivalry with a mid-boss?

Check out the lineup here (spoilers)

Fan-Art: 3D-printed version of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Hyrule Castle

Breath of the Wild: 3D Printed Hyrule Castle

The question is, will the person who made it have enough patience to go through and paint it? It's super impressive looking as it is, but I think some paint would really take it to the next level.

Audio interview with Hellena Taylor, the voice of Bayonetta

Time to learn a bit more about Hellena Taylor, the voice of Bayonetta. She does an absolutely fantastic job with the role, and in the audio interview above, you can get some insight into how everything came together.