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Swapdoodle - Version 1.1.2 available

- Release date: April 25th (North America) / April 26th (Europe, Japan)
- File size: 172 blocks / 21.5MB
- Patch notes: Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Japan - Pokemon GO partners up with Joyfull family restaurtants

- 789 restaurants in the country are becoming a Gym and/or Poké Stop
- 79 restaurants are becoming Gyms
- 703 restaurants are becoming Poké Stops.

Japan - current and upcoming eShop sales as of April 26th, 2017

Shingeki no Kyojin Early Purchase Campaign (26 April - 24 May)
– Shingeki no Kyojin: Shichi-Kara no Dasshutsu (¥6,264 → ¥5,637) 3DS

Osomatsu-san Matsumatsuri Special Price (26 April - 10 May)
– Osomatsu-san Matsumatsuri (¥5,184 → ¥3,500) 3DS

Kemco eShop Sale (10 - 24 May)
– Legna Tactica (¥1,080 → ¥700) 3DS-DL
– AlphadiA (¥1,080 → ¥500) 3DS-DL

Kirby 25th Anniversary eShop Sale (27 - 30 April)
– Hoshi no Kirby (¥411 → ¥308) 3DS-VC
– Hoshi no Kirby 2 (¥411 → ¥308) 3DS-VC
– 3D Classics: Kirby’s Adventure (¥617 → ¥462) 3D-DL
– Kirby Triple Deluxe (¥4,937 → ¥3,702) 3DS
– Kirby Planet Robobot (¥5,076 → ¥3,807) 3DS
– Hoshi no Kirby (¥514 → ¥385) Wii U-VC
– Hoshi no Kirby 3 (¥823 → ¥617) Wii U-VC
– Hoshi no Kirby Super Deluxe (¥823 → ¥617) Wii U-VC
– Hoshi no Kirby 64 (¥1,028 → ¥771) Wii U-VC
– Kirby & the Amazing Mirror (¥702 → ¥526) Wii U-VC
– Kirby: Squeak Squad (¥950 → ¥712) Wii U-VC
– Hoshi no Kirby Wii (¥2,700 → ¥2,025) Wii U-VC

Arc System Works Golden Week Sale (26 April - 10 May)
– Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari SP (¥3,500 → ¥2,950) 3DS
– Tantei Jinguuji Saburou: Fukushuu no Rinbu (¥1,500 → ¥1,200) 3DS
– Stardust Amazoness (¥5,960 → ¥2,000) 3DS
– BLAZBLUE: Clonephantasma (¥820 → ¥400) 3DS-DL
– Swords & Soldiers 3D (¥820 → ¥400) 3DS-DL
– World Conqueror 3D (¥610 → ¥300) 3DS-DL
– SLICE~IT! (¥500 → ¥250) 3DS-DL
– Convenience Store Dream (¥800 → ¥400) 3DS-DL
– Radio Hammer (¥500 → ¥250) 3DS-DL
– Gourmet Dream (¥800 → ¥400) 3DS-DL

Starsign Golden Week Sale (26 April - 10 May)
– Genkai! Yamazumi Battle (¥400 → ¥300) 3DS-DL
– Otakara Defender: Pharaoh no Hihou (¥300 → ¥200) 3DS-DL
– Star★Series: 3D Soccer (¥400 → ¥300) 3DS-DL
– Ping Pong Trick Shot (¥200 → ¥140) 3DS-DL
– Ping Pong Trick Shot 2 (¥200 → ¥140) 3DS-DL
– Deaidama (¥200 → ¥140) 3DS-DL
– Castle Crash (¥500 → ¥350) 3DS-DL
– Alien Panic! (¥200 → ¥140) 3DS-DL
– Welcome! Pet Hotel (¥1,000 → ¥700) 3DS-DL

SKYPEACE 3 Year Anniversary Sale (26 April - 24 May)
– SKYPEACE (¥300 → ¥100) 3DS-DL

Poisoft Golden Week Half-Price Sale (26 April - 10 May)
– Monokage Quest (¥1,000 → ¥500) 3DS-DL
– Hyu~Stone (¥300 → ¥150) 3DS-DL
– Takeyami Man (¥300 → ¥150) 3DS-DL
– Yoru no Majin to Ikusa no Kuni: Samayoeru Vampire (¥500 → ¥250) 3DS-DL
– Mansion Percussion (¥300 → ¥150) 3DS-DL
– Order Land! (¥800 → ¥400) 3DS-DL
– Sangoku Stories Ten (¥700 → ¥350) 3DS-DL
– Shin Hyu~Stone (¥500 → ¥250) 3DS-DL
– Gakuyu Unmei Kyodotai ~Friends in the Same RPG~ (¥1,000 → ¥500) 3DS-DL
– Nyanyanto Mori (¥500 → ¥250) 3DS-DL

Mebius Spring Innovation Game Sale (26 April - 10 May)
– Elminage Gothic 3D Remix: Ulm Zakir to Yami no Gishiki (¥2,500 → ¥1,500) 3DS-DL
– Steel Empire (¥864 → ¥500) 3DS-DL
– Maison de MAOU (¥864 → ¥500) 3DS-DL
– Atelier Deco la Doll Collection (¥864 → ¥500) 3DS-DL
– Moero!! Pro Yakyuu 2016 (¥864 → ¥300) 3DS-DL

Dragon Ball Heroes Early Purchase Campaign (12 April - 24 May)
– Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X (¥6,156 → ¥5,540) 3DS
Media 5 New Semester / New Life Sale (12 April - 24 May)
– 35 edutainment titles all at half-price 3DS

Kouenji Joshi Soccer 3 Golden Week Sale (12 April - 10 May)
– Kouenji Joshi Soccer 3: Koisuru Eleven Itsuka wa Heaven (¥3,000 → ¥1,500) 3DS

Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax Early Purchase Campaign (05 April - 17 May)
– Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax (¥6,156 → ¥5,540) 3DS

Toyota Home partners with Nintendo for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe event

Did you know that in Japan, Toyota also makes homes? It's true, and their home division has been running for 40 years now. To celebrate, Toyota Home is hosting a special event where visitors can play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at each Toyota Home Exhibition Building. This will include a lottery with 200 winners, where 1 person wins a Switch, 5 runner-ups win a Mario Kart 8 pullback figure set (with Mario, Peach, Bowser, Wario and Luigi) and the 194 other winners take home an ‘original note’.

Splatoon 2 - new wave of merch heading to Japan


- Splatoon 2 Neon Pink Girl Hooded Towel and Neon Green Boy Hooded Towel from Taito
- Splatoon 2 merch heading to 7-Eleven
- right-hand side are lottery items, left-hand side should be sold regularly

Kirby Pupupu Train website updated with special promo video

That train is ridiculously cute, but Kirby...I don't think it's exactly "street legal". Might want to get off the tracks when the real trains come along.

Europe - NBA Playgrounds hitting Switch on May 9th

According to the eShop, NBA Playgrounds is going to see release in Europe on May 9th. We don't have any word on a North American release date at this time, but we'll be sure to share that with you when it comes in.

KFC China teams up with Pikachu for advertising

Pikachu has actually partnered up with KFC before, but that was in Japan. Now the electric mouse is teaming up with the chicken chain once again, but this time in China. Pikachu is part of current advertising for KFC, and there are special toys you can collect as well.

If you want to check out more pics of those toys, hit up this link!