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Austrian retailer updates listings for Bravely Default II and DOOM Eternal with 2021 release dates

Let's hope not...

Many have been wondering if Bravely Default II and DOOM Eternal were going to make it to Switch this year. According to Austrian retailer Gameware, that's not going to be the case.

The listings for both games have been updated, and they now include a 2021 tag. Bravely Default II is pegged for a generic 2021 launch, while DOOM Eternal specifically says Q2 2021. Hopefully Square-Enix and Bethesda come forward with official release date info in the near future.

Thanks to Dondom95 for the heads up!

Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent “The One Who Attained Power” story trailer released

Fight the power

Square Enix has released a new trailer for Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent, the mobile spin-off of the Switch original title. This trailer, titled “The One Who Attained Power,” is a main story preview for the game. “The One Who Attained Power” is the “Hero” Titus, who is voiced by Rikiya Koyama.

Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai anime will be simulcast around the world

Now we can all enjoy!

As we previously shared, Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai is an anime series set to air in Japan on Oct. 3rd, 2020. Turns out the rest of the world will get to enjoy the series as well.

Toei Animation has confirmed that Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai is going to be simulcast in multiple regions of the world. You'll be able to find it on Oct. 3rd, 2020 on Hulu (U.S.), Crunchyroll (NA, LatAm, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Middle East, and Europe), and Anime Digital Network in France.

We also know that Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai is getting a game adaptation in 2021, but specific platforms are yet to be named.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition updated to Version 1.0.2

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition has been updated to Version 1.0.2. Check out the patch notes below.

- Boss appearance sequences and Myrrh drop acquisition events in multiplayer mode are now skippable.
- Fixed a bug that makes unknown element hot spots marked as [?] visible after playing in multiplayer mode with another player who has already activated the hot spot.
- Fixed a bug that allowed players to gain infinite items.
- Other various bug fixes.

Square-Enix celebrates Trials of Mana's 25th anniversary with new art, wallpapers, figurines, and music

Celebrating 25 years

A Square-Enix artist has already shared some new artwork to celebrate Trials of Mana's 25th anniversary, but it turns out the company actually has more in the works to celebrate.

First up, Square-Enix will be running a poll for the six protagonists of Trials of Mana in order to see which is the most popular.
The winner of the poll will get new artwork by character designer Haccan. The poll is set to run until Oct. 13th, 2020.

Along with that, a new set of wallpapers has been released. You can take a look at each one in the gallery above.

A series of Square-Enix Bring Arts action figures for Duran, Angela, Kevin, Charlotte, Hawkeye, and Riesz were also announced, and they'll be sold in sets of two. The Duran and Angela Bring Arts set will launch on August 28th, 2021, Charlotte and Kevin Bring Arts set will launch on September 25th, 2021, and the Riesz and Hawkeye Bring Arts set will launch on October 30st, 2021. Each figure set will be 21,780 yen.

Finally, the soundtrack from the original Super Famicom release of Seiken Densetsu 3 is now available to stream. You can find it on Spotify, Apple Music, AWA, and LINE MUSIC.

Trials of Mana being updated to Version 1.1.0 on Oct. 14th, 2020

New difficult settings and more

Square-Enix has announced that Trials of Mana is being updated to Version 1.1.0 on Oct. 14th, 2020. You can see the patch notes for that update below.

New difficulty setting “No Future” added.

An extremely difficult to clear difficulty in which enemies are stronger, especially bosses.
It can only be selected for “New Game+” and returns the player to Level 1.
Some abilities cannot be equipped.
Up to three items can be used in battle.
Boss battles have a time limit.
The display of enemy attack range has been shortened for some boss battles.
Rainbow item seeds may produce high performance equipment of the same name.
Two Chain Abilities added:
“Guidance of the Sacred Sword” – Party members not in your control that become unable to fight will have 1 HP remaining.
“Guidance of the Sacred Sword II” – When you win a battle, all party members’ HP will recover 100 percent.

Other New Feature Additions

New difficulty setting “Very Hard” added. It can only be selected for “New Game+.”
You can now skip class change cutscenes and the end credits.
Fix: Costumes that have been class changed once can now be carried over after a class reset and in “New Game+.” (This only applies to costumes that have been class changed after this update. Costumes can be changed after the first class change.)
When selecting “New Game+,” you can choose to return to Level 1.
New Goddess Statues added to the map.

Other Bug Fixes

Joker and Hero amiibo unboxing

The next amiibo are here!

Want a closer look at the Joker and Hero amiibo, the latest figurines in the amiibo lineup? Check out the video above to see an unboxing of each figure, as well as a detailed breakdown of each.

Trials of Mana costume designer shares a new piece of art to celebrate the game's 25th anniversary

25 years of magic!

Seiken Densetsu 3, or Trials of Mana as its known here, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. In honor of the occasion, costume designer Yoshiro Ambe has shared a new piece of art in the tweet above. The art showcases the slight changes in costume designs between the original Super Famicom release and the Switch remake.

I Am Setsuna hits Switch in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea on Oct. 22nd, 2020

Well that took awhile!

Arc System Works Asia has announced that I am Setsuna’s Chinese and Korean versions will release in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea on Oct. 22nd, 2020. Pre-orders open on Sept. 29th, 2020 in South Korea for 44,800 won, and a concept artbook will be included as a bonus. In Hong Kong and Taiwan, the game will retail for 1,290 TWD / 319 HKD, and pre-orders will come with an A4 folder.

Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent “The One Who Attained Wealth” trailer released

Meet the Witch of Greed

Square Enix has released “The One Who Attained Wealth” trailer for Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent, the upcoming mobile spin-off to the Switch game. “The One Who Attained Wealth” is Helminia, the “Witch of Greed.” She is voiced by Atsuko Tanaka.

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