RUMOR - Amazon to have more Switch stock the first week of May

The following comes from an Amazon customer service rep, so take it with a grain of salt.

- new Switch stock will be showing up “from the first week of May”
- regular consumers and Prime members will be able to place orders

MediCom's Zelda: Breath of the Wild Link figurine coming in December

Check out more pics here

- coming from MediCom Toy Inc.
- Zelda: Breath of the Wild RAH Link figure
- due out Dec. 31st
- ¥32,184 ($295)

QVC selling overpriced Switch bundle

Go on, do the math. What should this bundle cost? If you're up on sales info, you should come out to around $470 before tax. The thing is, QVC is selling this bundle for $550, which they say is slashed from $600. I have no idea where they're getting either of those figures from.

Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon Trainer Kit—Lycanroc & Alolan Raichu available now

Master the art of Pokémon battling with your favorite Pokémon—one card at a time! The Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon Trainer Kit—Lycanroc & Alolan Raichu gets you playing from the very first card you draw. And with fun and powerful Pokémon at your side, you'll be a Pokémon Trainer before you know it!

This kit contains everything you need to learn, train, and win! Play both decks against each other, then combine them to create one bigger deck where Lycanroc and Alolan Raichu battle side by side! Or test your deck at a Pokémon League near you and in the Pokémon TCG Online!

This step-by-step Trainer Kit includes:

Two 30-card decks, each with a specially selected foil card

Two guided game booklets to teach you how to play—card by card, step by step!

2-player playmat with great game tips and rules on the reverse side

Damage counters and Special Condition markers

A game coin with a cool Pokémon design

An illustrated deck box to keep your new cards in

A code card for the Pokémon TCG Online!

Look for the Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon Trainer Kit—Lycanroc & Alolan Raichu in the Pokémon Center and where Pokémon TCG products are sold.

Pokémon TCG: Scizor-EX Box available now

Scizor-EX is a dangerous Metal-type Pokémon, with intimidating pincers as strong as steel! With the Scizor-EX Box, you get Scizor-EX both as a giant oversize card and as an amazing foil card for your collection. Get ready to crush the opposition with Scizor-EX!

The Pokémon TCG: Scizor-EX Box includes:

1 foil card featuring Scizor-EX

1 oversize foil card featuring Scizor-EX

4 Pokémon TCG booster packs

A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

The Pokémon TCG: Scizor-EX Box is available in the Pokémon Center and where Pokémon TCG products are sold.

Chess: The Legend Of Zelda Collector's Edition Board Game now available

THE HERO PIECES ARE HEADED BY LINK THE LIGHT KING: Zelda herself is the Queen, while Impa, Epona, and Darunia are Bishops, Knights, and Rooks respectively. Of course the ever-lovable Navi is used for the Pawns.
GANONDORF IS THE DARK KING WHO LEADS AN ARMY OF VILLAINS: The infamous sorceress sisters—merged into Twinrova—serve as the dark Queen. Iron Knuckle, Phantom, and Armos are the Bishops, Knights, and Rooks, while Deku Scrub represents the Pawns.

Grab yours here

Shovel Knight: Official Design Works - cover art

Shovel Knight is a sweeping classic action adventure game with awesome gameplay, memorable characters, and an 8-bit retro aesthetic created by Yacht Club Games.

Shovel Knight: Official Design Works collects the fun and original artwork behind this landmark title. Inside you’ll find key art, character concepts, enemy designs, sprite sheets, unused ideas, and an all-new Shovel Knight tribute art gallery! This epic tome is also packed with creator commentary, as well as exclusive interview with the Yacht Club Games team.

Grab your preorder here

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia - Valentia Complete & amiibo pics

Japan - current and upcoming eShop sales as of April 22nd, 2017

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

Puyo Puyo Tetris sees two-week delay in Australia

We're not quite sure why the delay is happening, but it's been confirmed by the game's distributor. Puyo Puyo Tetris, originally slated for release in Australia on April 28th, has now been pushed back to May 12th. This delay is for both the Switch and PS4 versions.