Thursday Update:Fire Emblem ∅ (Cipher) to End, Plus More News!

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● Intelligent Systems announced that the TCG Fire Emblem ∅ (Cipher) will end after the launch of the 22nd Booster Pack on October 1 this year after a little over five years.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons updated to Version 1.1.2 fixing a few bugs detailed in the full English patch notes here.

● Experience’s upcoming dungeon crawling RPG Yomi wo Saku Hana is no longer an Xbox One exclusive as it is coming to Switch this Winter. Artwork and screenshots posted here.

● Read our translations of Akihiro Hino’s most recent delay of the Inazuma Eleven: Heroes’ Great Road game here.

● Flyhigh Works updated VOEZ on Switch adding the main Shovel Knight theme in a free update. Check out the trailer here.

● 3goo announced both a physical release of Remothered: Double Pack for Japan this Summer along with a digital release of Remothered: Broken Porcelain.

● Arc System Works have opened up the official website for Kowloon Youma Gakuenki ORIGIN OF ADVENTURE here.

Pro Yakyuu Famista 2020 producer Takuya Moriguchi said that the game is currently 70% complete.

Taiko no Tatsujin Nintendo Switch Version! will add the “Pops Pack Vol.3” for ¥440, the “Donder Pack -X-” for ¥550, and the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba song “Gurenge” for ¥165 all arrive on April 9.

● The first DLC character for My Hero: One’s Justice 2 is confirmed to be Hawks who arrives this Spring priced at ¥440.

● Check out the first screenshots for the horror adventure game Yoru、Tomosu (Light up the Night) here.

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – The Official Video Game added Akiyo Noguchi & Tomoa Narasaki from Sport Climbing, Takeshi Matsuda from 200m Individual Medley, and Ryota Yamagata from 100m, Videos posted here.

● G-mode’s teased game is actually a G-MODE Archives project for smartphone games coming to the Switch eShop for just ¥500 apiece. Four are announced at present releasing sequentially from April 16〜May 7 with Flyhight Cloudia, Ai to Roudou no Hibi, Kururin☆Cafe, and Beach Volley Girl Shizuku. Check out screenshots for all four titles here.

● DMMGAMES announced two localisations for the Japanese Switch eShop with the rougelike action adventure game Conan Chop Chop releasing in 2020 for ¥1,980 and the the multiplayer boss-fight game BOSSGARD releasing on May 28 as a digital only release for ¥2,420.

● Triple Scale Games announced they will be publishing the squirrel party game Save Your Nuts on the Japanese Switch eShop on April 16 priced at ¥1,520 with preloads now live.

● Games that shadow dropped on the Japanese Switch eShop this week included the strategy game Curious Expedition for ¥1,680, the puzzle platformer Selma and the Wisp for ¥1,100, the baseball game R.B.I. Baseball 20 for ¥3,139, and the Metroidvania SuperEpic for ¥1,840. Check out this week’s full line-up here.

Minecraft Dungeons will see both a Standard Edition (for ¥2,640) and Hero Edition (¥3,960) when the game releases on May 26.

● Tripper Room announced that the Touhou Project rhythm game Yoiyami Dancers: Twilight Barrage Dancers has gone gold on Switch with a release date expected soon.

Bee Simulator is now available to preload on the Japanese Switch eShop priced at ¥5,382 until May 13, and then the regular price of ¥5,980.

● An Arc System Works sale on the Japanese Switch eShop currently has BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE priced at just ¥1,000 ($9.33) until April 15.

● DELiGHTWORKS updated Kaminazo Mirai Karano Omoide to Version 1.1.0 fixing the bug where the stage background displayed unexpectedly when playing through Stage 8.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp saw the beginning of a Twitter photo contest with the hashtags #ACPCGallery and #友の会ギャラリー, with the best entries to appear in the pocket Camp Club Journal.

Dr. Mario World welcomed Dr. Nabbit, Assistant Stingby, World 14, a diamond sale, and a star event today. Check out the character trailer here.

Dragalia Lost saw an epilogue added to the Wagabond Pupper event with the puppy confirmed to return! Players have also bee sent 10 four-leaf clovers and 100 amplifying gemstones.

Fire Emblem Heroes saw Tap Battle: Illusory Dungeon – Summer of Heroes return and the nw map, Double Trouble, added to Tactics Drills: Skill Studies.

● Check out this week’s Nintendo-only Famitsu software and hardware charts here with Animal Crossing: New Horizons dominating, new entries for One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 and Space Invaders Invincible Collection, and a re-entry for Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo. The week’s Nintendo-only Famitsu Most Wanted is also posted here with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 on top of the wanted charts and Ushiro on the newcomers charts. Dengeki Online announced they are no longer tracking software sales, so it’s just Famitsu moving forward.

Nintendo TOKYO will be closed over the next two weekends (April 4/5 and 11/12).

Nintendo Co., Ltd. (7974.T) stock decreased today by -620 (1.48%) in Japan to close trading for the day at 41,330.00 JPY.

Capcom revealed that a company employee in Osaka, Japan has contracted coronavirus.

● The Japanese launch trailer for Panzer Dragoon:Remake here.

Uta no☆Prince-sama♪Amazing Aria & Sweet Serenade LOVE for Nintendo Switch character trailers for Tatsuya and Ringo here.

● The Olympia Soiree Act 5 gameplay video here.

● Another trailer for Moving Out here.

● And another commercial-style promo video for Bokuhime Project here.

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