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GoNintendo 'End of Day' thought - Last week's video content from GoNintendo

Time to call it a day, my friends. I'm going to spend some time watching Nicky Hill play through Inside. He's yelling and shrieking...it's quite fun! You all have a wonderful night and I'll see you in a few, short hours.

Big week for the Parents Play series. As a matter of fact, it's the biggest episode we've ever had! Not the longest, mind you...but the culmination of all the recent changes we've been making. It's the first in the series to have a face cam! That's going to be a constant from here on out, but this time you can enjoy the magic of my parents not knowing they're being recorded until the very end!

We also have the 575th episode of the GoNIntendo Podcast! It's a three-person show this week where we have SO much to talk about that it becomes a super-sized show! Won't you join us for the info and stupidity?

Lastly, but certainly not least, it's the latest episode of Eggbusters! Watch Austin tackle Majora's Mask yet again, but this time you see him take on a brand-new glitch. Will this week turn out with more success than last time?

GoNintendo 'End of Day' thought - Eggbusters EX: Majora's Mask (again)

This is the last week before Mom Brain goes back to work. I'm not a student, but boy am I BUMMED about school being back in session. Can't kids just go to school for a year and then have a full year off?! Oh well, it is what it is. I'll enjoy this last week off with her as much as I can! See you in a few, short hours.

Austin simply can't help himself, nor can he feel like he let you guys down. After giving his all after last week's Majora's Mask glitch left him feeling empty, Austin returns to the game this week to try his hand at yet another glitch. This time things go a bit better for our favorite glitch-hunter.

Check out the entire series and subscribe here!

NPD - Top 10 software sales for July 2016

1.Grand Theft Auto V
2. Overwatch*
3. Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
4. Monster Hunter: Generations **
5. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
6. Minecraft **
7. NBA 2K16
8. Doom 2016 **
9. Destiny: The Taken King
10. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege

- spent $480.1 million on new gaming-related hardware, software, and accessories
- this is 14 percent down from $559.1 million
- Hardware July 2016: $141.3 million (down 30 percent) July 2015: $202.1 million
- Console Software July 2016: $210.3 million (down 5 percent) July 2015: $221.2 million
- PC game software July 2016: $11.4 million (down 12 percent) July 2015: $12.9 million
- Accessories July 2016: $117.1 million (down 5 percent) July 2015: $122.9 million
- increase in spending on handhelds was due to a price drop for 2DS and the launch of Monster Hunter: Generations
- this increased spending on Nintendo handheld hardware by 44 percent to $28 million
- Monster Hunter: Generations sold 52 percent fewer dollars than last July’s new game, Rory Mcllory PGA Tour
- declines in the average price for the 2DS by 33 percent resulted in a five-fold increase in unit sales for the 2DS to 78K units
- 3DS also saw an increase in unit sales of 18 percent
- spending on gaming-related accessories, which includes interactive toys, was down 5% year-over-year to $117.1 million
- July saw a 34 percentage point shift in dollar share away from Skylanders accessories and Amiibo to Disney Infinity accessories and Lego Dimension accessories
- total spend for interactive gaming toys declined by 3 percent compared to last year
- consumers spent an additional 55 percent on Disney Infinity accessories and $3 million on Lego Dimensions

Eidos says they've 'never thought' about an NX version of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Coming from a Finder interview with Eidos Montreal producer, Olivier Proulx...

We've never thought about the NX. Right now there's nothing new to announce there. We've just been looking at PC, Xbox One and PS4, and that's been our focus.

Proulx was asked, "Well, if you were a betting man, what do you reckon the chances are?". He responded with the following.

I can't be that obvious. I can’t bet on this

Pokémon voicework made Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS' simultaneous release challenging

Coming from a Nintendo Dream interview with Masahiro Sakurai, Yuji Horii and Junichi Masuda. The translation was handled by SourceGaming...

- releasing Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS simultaneously in NA/EU was tough due to Pokémon voices
- Smash uses the Pokémon voices from the anime, which means different countries have different voices
- it took time for the voice actors to record lines and get them back to Sakrurai
- Pikachu is the only Pokémon that uses the same voice actors worldwide

This week's European downloads - August 25 (Mystical Ninja, Ace Attorney demo & more)

Nintendo eShop (3DS)

The Legend of Kusakari (Nnooo) - €4.99/£3.99

Help the heroes and CUT that GRASS! You know what's the worst thing ever? Fighting slimes and dragons knee-deep in grass and weeds. Well if Kusakari has anything to do with it, it wont be that way for long. Get your scythe sharpened and jump into this quirky Japanese adventure puzzle game. Slice through over 50 levels of grass-filled action and help those heroes save the kingdom, in battle grounds fit to have a picnic on! Up to the challenge? Compete for the most grass cut in the endless grass cutting competion and record your best cut in the online leaderboards!

Pixel Paint (Rainy Frog) - €3.99/£3.99
Create your very own pixel art with ease and post it to Miiverse or save it to the SD Card for use on social networks etc! Pixel art is a picture created pixel by pixel such as retro games and many recent indie games. Base your creation off an old game, or create something entirely new!

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice Demo (CAPCOM) - Free
This narrative adventure stars beloved defense attorneys Phoenix Wright and Apollo Justice and sees the return of many familiar faces alongside some exciting new additions. Filled with puzzling cases to solve, the new game also brings popular investigative techniques from previous installments, along with brand new mechanics such as the Divination Séance. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice sees Phoenix in a brand new location: a courtroom situated in the Kingdom of Khura'in, origin of the Kurain Channeling Technique, where mysterious séance trials decide the fate of all defendants. Meanwhile, defense attorney Apollo Justice faces his own challenges holding down the fort at the Wright Anything Agency, as he takes on a case that will have explosive implications. Both our heroes are joined by a host of returning friends and adversaries in their fight to bring about justice.

Word Logic by POWGI Demo (Lightwood Games) - Free
Enjoy more great POWGI word puzzles with this bumper collection of six new games! Solve hundreds of pencil-and-paper style puzzles using the stylus and intuitive touch-screen controls. Get extra challenges by touching any amiibo to generate special puzzles, just for you!

Special offers
Blast 'Em Bunnies (Nnooo) - €2.49/£1.49 if you purchase The Legend of Kusakari (Ends September 22, regular price €4.99/£2.99)
escapeVektor (Nnooo) - €3.49/£2.99 if you purchase The Legend of Kusakari (Ends September 22, regular price €6.99/£5.99)
Shin Megami Tensei IV (Atlus) - €9.99/£8.99 (Ends September 8, regular price €19.99/£17.99)
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars (Atlus) - €9.99/£8.99 (Ends September 8, regular price €29.99/£24.99)
Parascientific Escape Cruise in the Distant Seas (CIRCLE Ent.) - €3.99/£3.19 (Ends September 15, regular price €4.99/£3.99)
Toy Defense (CIRCLE Ent.) - €2.99/£2.39 (Ends September 15, regular price €3.99/£3.19)
WAKEDAS (CIRCLE Ent.) - €1.99/£1.69 (Ends September 15, regular price €2.99/£2.49)
Aqua Moto Racing 3D (Zordix AB) - €3.99/£3.59 (Ends September 1, regular price €7.99/£7.19)
Darts Up 3D (EnjoyUp Games) - €0.99/£0.89 (Ends September 22, regular price €2.99/£2.69)
Football Up 3D (EnjoyUp Games) - €1.99/£1.79 (Ends September 22, regular price €2.99/£2.36)
3D MahJongg (Joindots) - €3.99/£3.59 (Ends September 8, regular price €4.99/£4.49)
Gardenscapes (Joindots) - €5.99/£4.49 (Ends September 8, regular price €7.99/£5.99)
Murder on the Titanic (Joindots) - €5.35/£4.00 (Ends September 8, regular price €7.99/£5.99)
Safari Quest (Joindots) - €4.68/£3.33 (Ends September 8, regular price €6.99/£4.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Clown Skin Pack (Nnooo, Add-On Content) - €0.99/£0.64 (Ends September 22, regular price €1.99/£1.29)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Luchador Skin Pack (Nnooo, Add-On Content) - €0.99/£0.64 (Ends September 22, regular price €1.99/£1.29)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Ninja Skin Pack (Nnooo, Add-On Content) - €0.99/£0.64 (Ends September 22, regular price €1.99/£1.29)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Urban Army Skin Pack (Nnooo, Add-On Content) - €0.99/£0.64 (Ends September 22, regular price €1.99/£1.29)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Zombie Skin Pack (Nnooo, Add-On Content) - €0.99/£0.64 (Ends September 22, regular price €1.99/£1.29)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Clown Arena Pack (Nnooo, Add-On Content) - €1.49/£0.99 (Ends September 22, regular price €2.99/£1.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Luchador Arena Pack (Nnooo, Add-On Content) - €1.49/£0.99 (Ends September 22, regular price €2.99/£1.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Ninja Arena Pack (Nnooo, Add-On Content) - €1.49/£0.99 (Ends September 22, regular price €2.99/£1.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Urban Army Arena Pack (Nnooo, Add-On Content) - €1.49/£0.99 (Ends September 22, regular price €2.99/£1.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Zombie Arena Pack (Nnooo, Add-On Content) - €1.49/£0.99 (Ends September 22, regular price €2.99/£1.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: 5x Multiplier (Nnooo) - €2.49/£1.49 (Ends September 22, regular price €4.99/£2.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: 10x Multiplier (Nnooo) - €4.99/£3.24 (Ends September 22, regular price €9.99/£6.49)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Carrot Rifle (Nnooo) - €1.49/£0.99 (Ends September 22, regular price €2.99/£1.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Turnip Mortar (Nnooo) - €2.49/£1.49 (Ends September 22, regular price €4.99/£2.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Watermelon Machine Gun (Nnooo) - €2.49/£1.49 (Ends September 22, regular price €4.99/£2.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Runner Bean Laser (Nnooo) - €2.49/£1.49 (Ends September 22, regular price €4.99/£2.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Clown Bundle (Nnooo) - €1.99/£1.49 (Ends September 22, regular price €3.99/£2.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Luchador Bundle (Nnooo) - €1.99/£1.49 (Ends September 22, regular price €3.99/£2.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Ninja Bundle (Nnooo) - €1.99/£1.49 (Ends September 22, regular price €3.99/£2.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Urban Army Bundle (Nnooo) - €1.99/£1.49 (Ends September 22, regular price €3.99/£2.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Zombie Bundle (Nnooo) - €1.99/£1.49 (Ends September 22, regular price €3.99/£2.99)
Blast'Em Bunnies: All Skin & Arena Bundle (Nnooo) - €4.99/£3.24 (Ends September 22, regular price €9.99/£6.49)
Blast'Em Bunnies: Mega Bundle (Nnooo) - €7.49/£4.99 (Ends September 22, regular price €14.99/£9.99)


Nintendo eShop (New 3DS)

The Legend of The Mystical Ninja (Konami, SNES VC) - €7.99/£7.19 (€5.59/£5.00 until September 8)

A curse has stricken the village of Horo-Horo. Their beloved princess has vanished – and without her powers, a plague of giant locusts will ravage the helpless. All hope rests on the village’s two ninja guardians, Kid Ying and Dr. Yang. Ying is a daring young mystical ninja, and Yang is his all-powerful mentor, master of the invincible spirit transformation. Together they must overcome ten levels of the Dragonbeast to find the princess – or die trying. You’ll need to perform dozens of attack moves and solve magical problems before advancing. And talk about enemies! There’s the Carp Meister, who stuns victims with poisonous fighting fish, or the Sumo Tag Team, kings of the unbeatable belly buster crunch. But that’s only the tip of the volcano – which is why your ultimate strength must come not from your might, but from your mind.

BlockForm (CW-Games) - €4.99/£4.49
A unique puzzle/platform game where colour affect the character's behaviour. How quickly can you finish this game?


Nintendo eShop (Wii U)

Armikrog (Versus Evil) - €9.99/£7.99 (€8.99/£7.19 until August 30)

Armikrog is a unique stop motion clay animated point and click adventure game from the creators of Earthworm Jim and the Neverhood. Unravel the mysteries of the fortress that holds Tommynaut and his blind alien talking dog Beak-Beak captive through exploration and puzzle solving!

PANDA LOVE (RCMADIAX) - €1.49/£1.39
Help the Pandas find Love! In PANDA LOVE, run and jump through over 20 fun filled levels to help the Panda's find love again. Many obstacles such as high jumps, spikes, disappearing platforms and more stand in the way of your journey. Use just the Wii U GamePad to experience the game Off-TV.

Mighty No. 9 - Retro Hero (Deep Silver, Add-On Content) - €2.99/£2.39
You play as Beck, the 9th in a line of powerful robots, and the only one immune to a mysterious virus that has caused mechanized creatures the world over to go berserk. Run, jump, blast, and transform your way through 12 challenging stages using abilities stolen from your enemies to take down your fellow Mighty Number robots and confront the final evil that threatens the planet!

Word Logic by POWGI Demo (Lightwood Games) - Free
Enjoy more great POWGI word puzzles with this bumper collection of six new games! Solve hundreds of pencil-and-paper style puzzles using the stylus and intuitive touch-screen controls. Get extra challenges by touching any amiibo to generate special puzzles, just for you!

Special offers
99 Moves (EnjoyUp Games) - €1.49/£1.34 (Ends September 22, regular price €2.49/£2.29)
Abyss (EnjoyUp Games) - €1.49/£1.34 (Ends September 22, regular price €1.99/£1.79)
Rock 'N Racing Off Road DX (EnjoyUp Games) - €4.95/£4.45 (Ends September 22, regular price €7.99/£7.19)
Dracula's Legacy (Joindots) - €7.19/£5.39 (Ends September 8, regular price €7.99/£5.99)
Jones on Fire (Joindots) - €2.99/£2.29 (Ends September 8, regular price €5.99/£4.59)
Queen's Garden (Joindots) - €5.59/£4.39 (Ends September 8, regular price €6.99/£5.49)
Kung Fu FIGHT! (Nostatic Software) - €0.99/ £0.74 (Ends September 1, regular price €1.99/£1.49)
Defense Dome (HULLBREACH STUDIOS) - €1.99/£1.50 (Ends September 8, regular price €2.99/£2.29)
SDK Paint (HULLBREACH STUDIOS) - €3.50/£2.99 (Ends September 8, regular price €5.00/£4.50)
Twin Robots (Ratalaika Games) - €2.99/£2.69 (Ends September 1, regular price €4.99/£4.49)
U Host (Bear Box Media) - €5.99/£4.99 (Ends September 8, regular price €9.99/£8.99)
Cubemen 2 (Nnooo) - €3.99/£3.49 if you purchase The Legend of Kusakari (Ends September 22, regular price €7.99/£6.99)
Zen Pinball 2: Core Collection (Zen Studios, Add-On Content) - €4.99/£3.99 (Ends September 8, regular price €9.99/£7.99)

Closing ceremony of Rio Olympics features major Nintendo segment

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Believe it or not, that's Japan's prime minister dressed up as Mario. What an amazing and surprising thing to see at the Olympics closing ceremony!

Dragon Quest XI coming to NX

Coming from a Nintendo Dream interview with Dragon Quest series creator Yuji Horii, Pokemon series producer Junichi Masuda, and Super Smash Bros. series director Masahiro Sakurai...

Masahiro Sakurai: Well then, I would like to ask about each of your new games. First, Dragon Quest XI. The 11th installment in the series will be released simultaneously on Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation 4, and including NX it’s coming out on three platforms, right?

Yuji Horii: That’s right. The use of hardware is different for each system, so it’s quite a challenge.

Sakurai: Thank you for working so hard.

Horii: However, we’re making the 3DS version in both 3D and 2D. I asked my staff, “Is that something we can do?” And they said, “We’ll do it.” So we decided, “then let’s do it.”

Junichi Masuda: I get the feeling that means there will be four versions across three platforms then, yeah?

Horii: That’s right. There are a lot of difficulties because of that. Each one has a different look to it, and there’s also a PlayStation 4 version, so if we make a small fix then we have to fix it across every version.

Sakurai: I see. Including things like the release date, it gets dreadful when development is inevitably drawn out and the debugging piles up… But shifting away from the release date, they’re not going to be released apart from each other, right? Since Dragon Quest games are story-driven.

Horii: That’s right. Spoilers will emerge if we release one version earlier. (Laughs.) However, we’re a little concerned about the sense of distance in movement. It’s different for each of the supported hardware.

Sakurai: Oh, is that so?

Horii: The movement in the 2D of the 3DS version, and the movement in the 3D of the 3DS version and the PlayStation 4 version definitely feels different when it’s in action. However, there are concerns when making several versions at the same time, and to that extent it’s difficult, so we’re making the game to the best of our ability.

Sakurai: I made Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U at the same time, but it was nevertheless difficult. Since you’re making it for hardware from different companies, I would think that it’s even more difficult, so please by all means do your best.

Horii: Indeed. All of the staff is working very hard, so please look forward to it.

Thanks to Dakhil for the heads up!

Nintendo aiming for gamers & casuals with NX, working to avoid software droughts

Coming from a Nikkei Trendy interview with Shinya Takahashi, General Manager of Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development...

On whether or not the NX will take a similar approach to Wii by being a platform that gamers and non-gamers can appreciate:

“I can’t talk about this in detail yet, but we are aiming so that neither people who like games nor moms dislike it. I think that I want to release a game device that both customers who have much experience in gaming and customers who haven’t played much can enjoy greatly.”

On if Nintendo is trying to avoid software shortages by gathering up development teams into one place:

“We are paying attention to that. Having said that, it isn’t about drastically increasing the amount of development staff. To be specific, software development teams and teams that create the development environment are thinking about the NX lineup together. For example, a software development team may have a request ‘if we had this library, then development would progress quickly’. Teams creating the development environment respond to that by considering ‘if we prepare an environment like this, then development will go smoothly’, and they actually discuss with development teams and hear their opinions and prioritize those things. We have built a stronger cooperative relationship compared to what is was before and are making efforts so that software can be developed smoothly.”

GoNintendo Podcast Webisode 575

I don't know what happened with today's show, but it ended up being quite a long one. I guess we had a lot to talk about! With all the new changes for My Parents Play, the craziness surrounding Metroid Prime: Federation Force reviews and all the regular news, we were kept super busy! Hopefully you find this jam-packed show extra entertaining!

Download the show here!