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Game News – Boulder Dash 30th Anniversary for Switch launches November 14 in Japan

Boulder Dash 30th Anniversary will launch for Switch via the Nintendo eShop in Japan on November 14, publisher Worker Bee announced. Pre-load will begin on November 7. The action puzzle game is also planned for release on other platforms such as Xbox One and likely PlayStation 4, but has yet to be dated for those …

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Game News – Pokemon Sword and Shield overview trailer, Japanese TV commercial

The Pokemon Company has released a five-minute overview trailer and 30-second Japanese TV commercial for Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield are due out for Switch on November 15. Watch the footage below. Comment Policy Comments are welcome and encouraged on Gematsu. However, we ask that you follow a simple set …

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Game News – Pokemon Sword and Shield overview trailer, Japanese TV spot

The Pokemon Company has released a five-minute overview trailer and 30-second Japanese TV spot for Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield are due out for Switch on November 15. Watch the footage below. Comment Policy Comments are welcome and encouraged on Gematsu. However, we ask that you follow a simple set …

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Game News – Final Fantasy VII Remake seven-minute TV commercial to air on November 3 in Japan

Square Enix will air a seven-minute commercial for Final Fantasy VII Remake during Fuji TV’s FNS 27-Hour TV: Japanese Sports are Strong! from November 2 at 18:30 JST to November 3 at 21:54 JST. The commercial itself will premiere on November 3 at 0:00 JST. The commercial follows the story of an officer worker, played …

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Game News – Love Plus Every now available in Japan

Love Plus Every is now available for iOS via the App Store and Android via Google Play in Japan. It is free-to-play with in-app purchases. Here is an overview of the game, via it store pages: Prologue Experience your fated encounter with a girl in the city of “Towa no Machi,” where you have just …

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Game News – Romance visual novel Maid-san no Iru Kurashi coming to PS4 on February 27, 2020 in Japan

Entergram is bringing Azarashi Soft-developed romance visual novel Maid-san no Iru Kurashi to PlayStation 4 on February 27 for 2,728 yen, 2020 in Japan, retail listings have revealed. A 7,128 yen Premium Edition will also be available, which includes a special-illustrated B2 tapestry (double suede) and the game’s original soundtrack. Maid-san no Iru Kurashi first …

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Game News – Inazuma Eleven SD delayed to early December in Japan

Level-5 has delayed Inazuma Eleven SD from its previously planned October release to early December in Japan. It will be available for iOS and Android as a free-to-play title with item-based micro-transactions. Developed by Gamedo, Inazuma Eleven SD sees players collect and form a team of toy figure characters from the Inazuma Eleven series, which …

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Game News – Knives Out for Switch now available in Japan

The Switch version of free-to-play battle royale game Knives Out is now available via the Nintendo eShop in Japan. It supports Japanese and Chinese language options. Users who login to the Switch version and clear a mission within the first 15 days of release will receive an exclusive backpack and costume. Knives Out first launched …

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Game News – Romance visual novel Boku to Joi no Shinsatsu Nisshi coming to PS4 on January 30, 2020 in Japan

Entergram will release a PlayStation 4 version of Prekano-developed romance visual novel Boku to Joi no Shinsatsu Nisshi on January 30, 2020 in Japan for 2,750 yen, various retail listings reveal. A 7,150 yen Premium Edition will also be available, which includes a special-illustrated B2 tapestry, newly written short story booklet, and the game’s original …

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Game News – Famitsu Sales: 10/21/19 – 10/27/19

Famitsu has published its estimated physical game software and hardware sales data for Japan for the week of October 21, 2019 to October 27, 2019. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare for PlayStation 4 was the highest-selling new release, moving 117,670 retail copies in three days. To compare, Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII for PlayStation …

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