Friday Update:Mystery Pokémon, Japanese Rail Sim 3D, Dogge Ninja Soccer Game, Mario Kart Tour Video, Plus More News!

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● Apologies for the late update. A nightmare day travelling with cancelled trains and having to find a different route to get back home! A webpage for a mystery new Pokémon from Pokémon Sword/Shield that we believe maybe called Sirknight (thanks @CrybabyAbel). A full reveal is expected in the coming days.

● Sonic Powered’s Tetsudou Nippon game for Switch is actually a port of the 3DS game Japanese Rail Sim 3D: Journey to Kyoto known in Japan as Tetsudou Nippon!Rosen Tabi Eizan Densha Hen. It’s due for release on 28 November priced at ¥7,538. Box art posted here.

Yumeutsutsu Re:After is actually the name of the Yumeutsutsu Re:Master packaged version which releases at retail in February on Switch (and I believe digitally in other formats).

● The physical version of KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch is already funded on Camp-Fire with ¥556,500 raised from the ¥462,500 goal at time of posting.

● Nintendo announced that subscribers who wish to change from a Nintendo Switch Online Individual Membership to a Family Membership from 01 October can do so and accrue 6 yen per remaining day on their Individual plan.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate saw the Experience Before Youth spirit event begin with Dr. Wily, Garon, Karate Kong, and more spirits detailed here.

● Prototype announced they will be publishing the visual novel game Zettai Kaikyu Gakuen for Nintendo Switch on 19 December priced at ¥6,912. Box art posted here.

● Marvelous have updated DAEMON X MACHINA to Version 1.0.2 with the game now available worldwide.

● Toydea announced their second Doggie Ninja Switch release with the soccer game Doggie Ninja Bakunetsu!Strikers releasing this Winter priced at ¥800. Poster and artwork posted here.

● The Neko Navy studio Fruitbat Factory announced both the visual novel SeaBed and the adventure game Treehouse Riddle for Switch release this Winter. Trailers posted here and here.

● Anela Games Studio announced the rhythm-based adventure game URO2 for Switch release. Promo video posted here. The company also announced the 3D action game Flan will release on the eShop on 31 October. Promo video posted here.

● Play,Doujin! announced a sequel to the platformer Tobari and the Night of the Curious Moon for Switch release as Fushigi na Yume no Umi no Tobari. Demo movie posted here.

● I haven’t had time for a full post yet but The Irregular Corporation will also be releasing the simulation game PC Building Simulator for Switch in Japan.

● X.D. Network announced they will publish the adventure RPG To The Moon on the Switch eShop on 16 January. Release date trailer posted here.

● Chorus Worldwide will now be publishing the rhythm sports game Super Dodgeball Beats on the Japanese Switch eShop on 07 November priced at ¥1,528. Launch trailer posted here.

● This week’s Nintendo Switch eShop charts saw FINAL FANTASY VIII Remastered as the new number one with preloads for the Onion Games RPG room opening second. Check out the full top 10 for Switch and 3DS here.

Animal Crossing: New Leaf saw the Harvest Moon Festival today. Check out the full monthly event schedule here.

Dragalia Lost will see High Zodiark’s Trial added to the Advanced Dragon Trials on 19 September.

Super Mario Run saw the return of the Bonus Medals x 1.2 in Remix 10 event.

● This week’s Famitsu Most Wanted saw Pokémon Sword/Shield narrowly edge out Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition to take the top spot with usher again topping the Newcomers chart. Check out the full list here.

Nintendo Co., Ltd. stock increased today by +20 (0.05%) in Japan to close trading for the week at 41,600.00 JPY.

● The NEW GUILTY GEAR game was revealed to be for PlayStation 4 earlier in the day and later was revealed that it is not in-fact a PS4 exclusive.

● Watch an awesome ‘Tokyo Course Under Construction’ commercial for Mario Kart Tour featuring Toads here.

● Another Japanese TV commercial for Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch here.

● Another promo video for Fit Boxing here.

● The opening movie for Kaleidoscope of Phantasm Prison (Gensou Rougoku no Kaleidoscope) here.

● The English launch trailer for DAEMON X MACHINA here/

● An English Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Complete Edition ‘Raising/Training’ trailer here.

● The 23rd episode of Dragalia Lost Radio Garden here.

● And off-screen gameplay footage for Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition here.

● Thanks to Naruki for news tips, BlackKite for translations, Brion Furnell Creative for design, and to everybody for following.

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