Monthly Archives: June 2017

GoNNER Nintendo Switch Launch Trailer

GoNNER Nintendo Switch Launch Trailer

Nintendo has shared the GoNNER Nintendo Switch launch trailer over on their YouTube channel. GoNNER is a roguelike game. It was published by Raw Fury & developed by Art in Heart. The game originally released on Windows in October 2016. The Nintendo Switch version was released on the eShop for both North America & Europe yesterday. Check out the trailer below.

 

Source: Nintendo

Image: Wikipedia

Nintendo Switch Is Seemingly In Stock At ThinkGeek

Nintendo Switch Is Back In Stock At Toys "R" Us

Nintendo Switch is seemingly in stock at ThinkGeek. But sadly there’s a bit of a catch. The popular system is currently only being offered on the site through bundles. The cheapest options appear to be two different bundles priced at $419.99. Both include the Switch & The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. One of the bundles includes a leather watch and the other features a backpack designed to look like a shield from BOTW.

According to ThinkGeek’s site, the bundles are scheduled to arrive in late July. In case you’re wondering, the most expensive option is priced at $609.99. It includes the system, BOTW, and a BOTW oil canvas painting measuring 30″ x 60″.

Head over to ThinkGeek by clicking here if you’re interested in checking out the Switch bundles.

Source: GameSpot & ThinkGeek

Image: Nintendo

European Nintendo Download For June 29, 2017

European Nintendo Download For July 6, 2017

Want to know the latest games available for Nintendo systems in Europe? Read on for the European Nintendo Download for June 29, 2017. A lot of this week’s releases are the same as in North America, with the Switch getting the The Master Trials DLC for Breath of the Wild, GoNNER, Magical Drop II, Physical Contact: SPEED, & the Mini Game Heroes Skin Pack for Minecraft. Wii U also gets the BOTW DLC along with Space Hunted, BLOC, & 2 TurboGrafx-16 games, Neutopia II & Alien Crush.

There’s also Minecraft DLC for Wii U with Europe getting the Glide Giants Track Pack & Mini Game Heroes Skin Pack. Nintendo 3DS meanwhile, only sees 1 new release across the pond with Mighty Gunvolt Burst being the lone game for the handheld. But as usual 3DS, Wii U, & Switch all have discounts avaialable through their respective eShops. You can check out the full list of discounts over at Nintendo Life by clicking here.

Source: Nintendo Life

Microsoft Has Announced New Games Coming To Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft Has Announced New Games Coming To Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft has announced new games coming to Xbox Game Pass. This is the first monthly update for the new service which gives you unlimited access to Xbox One games & backwards compatible Xbox 360 games for $9.99/month. The new games will be available starting July 1st.

The update for July includes Dead Island Definitive Edition, Resident Evil 6, F1 2015, The Flame in the Flood, Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition, Bard’s Gold, & Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine. In addition, 505 Games is giving Xbox Game Pass subscribers a discount on Payday 2 add-ons from July 1st through July 16th. If you’re a Xbox Game Pass subscriber you can get 25% off on extra Payday 2 content.

For more details on each of this month’s games, check out the video below or head over to Xbox Wire by clicking here.

Source: Xbox Wire & XboxAddict

Image: Xbox

New Dragon Quest XI Details Have Emerged In A New Jump Scan

New Dragon Quest XI Details Have Emerged In A New Jump Scan

New Dragon Quest XI details have emerged in a new Jump scan. The newest issue of Weekly Jump provides new information about two of the game’s characters, Martina and Row as well as info about a town called Grotta.

Martina is considered to beautiful & elegant and seemingly has the desire to travel around the world. She has charm type skill called Sexy Beam which causes monsters to fall in love with her. Other skills she can use include Witch Nail, Miracle Moon, & Hell Spark which are a claw skill, melee skill, and a spear skill which uses lightning/thunder to damage enemies.

Meanwhile, Row looks like someone who travels but is mysterious at the same time. He can use both magic and martial arts. Three of his spells were named in this issue, Kacrackle, Kazam, & Kazing (the latter of which can be used to revive your party members). In addition to the spells, Jump provides info about some of Row’s skills. He has one called called Revival Staff which as the name implies can be used to bring party members back to life. Another skill is named Baptism of Zero which works kind of like a purge type of skill. It removes buffs from enemies. Like Martina, Row also has a claw skill, but his is called Liger Slash and mixes both magic & physical damage into the ability.

As for the town, Grotta, it is a northern town in Lotozetasia. Grotta is holding a tournament called the Masked Fighters Tournament. The town also is home to an arena & a statue of General Greig who was a previous tournament winner.

Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time is scheduled to be released in Japan for PlayStation 4 and 3DS on July 29th. The game is also planned for Switch but no info, screens, videos, scans, date, etc. have been shown/announced.

Source: Gematsu, GoNintendo, & Weekly Jump

Image: Gematsu, GoNintendo, & Weekly Jump

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Has Announced The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Has Announced The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game. In the game, players will be able to partake in action in 8 stages based on locations in The LEGO NINJAGO Movie. The game is currently scheduled to be released in Europe for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, & Steam on October 6th, 2017.

Here’s the trailer for the game and you can check out the full details in the press release after the jump.

North American Nintendo Download For June 29, 2017

European Nintendo Download For July 6, 2017

What games and sales did North America get this week? Find out in the North American Nintendo Download for June 29, 2017! This week Switch got GoNNER, ACA NEOGEO Magical Drop II, & new DLC for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the The Master Trials Expansion Pass. Wii U meanwhile is getting 2 new Virtual Console games, BONK 3 Bonk’s Big Adventure (from the TurboGrafx-16) & Devil’s Crush (also from the TG16) & Preston Sterling. Finally, The Breath of the Wild DLC will also be available for the Wii U version of the game.

Over on Nintendo 3DS, the handheld system is getting a couple new Pokémon themes, Pokémon: Look Upon the Stars & Pokémon: Pokémon Pop. There’s also 2 new games, Mighty Gunvolt Burst & 6180 the moon. Nintendo also listed several activities you can partake in on your Summer road trip or vacation including recommendations for multiplayer titles.

There’s also new rewards coming to My Nintendo. In honor of the upcoming release of Hey! PIKMIN on July 28th, Nintendo  has made a short video called the Pikmin Short Movie available through My Nintendo for both 3DS & Wii U. There’s also a Hey! PIKMIN wallpaper you can grab if you’re interested. Additional new games will be discounted up to 40% off starting July 1st. And as per usual, there’s a selection of discounts & deals in the eShop on both Wii U & 3DS this week which you can view here.

Click the jump for the full press release along with this week’s screenshots.

July 2017 PlayStation Plus Games Have Been Announced

July 2017 PlayStation Plus Games Have Been Announced

The July 2017 PlayStation Plus games have been announced by Sony. If you’re a PS4 owner, you’ll be able to download Until Dawn & Game of Thrones. PS3 owners get Tokyo Jungle & Darkstalkers Resurrection. Meanwhile, Vita owners get Element4l & Don’t Die, Mr. Robot. The latter is a Cross Buy title with PS4 too.

Which game(s) are you interested in checking out for July?

Source: Sony (via All Games Delta)

Image: All Games Delta

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