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Nintendo Minute - Hades Characters RANKED w/ Supergiant Games – Round 3

Got a minute?

Nintendo Minute is never a minute! We made it to round 3 of our Hades character bracket. It’s very exciting that we’re getting closer to finding out who made it to the top. Today we’re back with Greg Kasavin, creative director of Hades and we’re talking about characters with the best story. What do you think? Tell us who you think has the best story in the comment section below. Be sure to tune back in tomorrow for the exciting conclusion of this series and find out who will be the winner! As always, thanks so much for watching and we’ll see you tomorrow!

Ars Technica mini-doc takes a look How The NES conquered a skeptical America in 1985

Paving the way for future generations

The latest entry in Ars Technica's War Stories mini-doc series is all about the NES. The feature spotlights Gail Tilden, the visionary marketing mind behind Nintendo of America's triumphant launch of the NES in 1985. In a market that was super skeptical of home game consoles after the Atari crash, Gail helped pave the way for Nintendo's success. See how it all came together in the feature above.

Thanks to Daniel for the heads up!

New Star Manager hits Switch in Japan on Feb. 10th, 2021

The soccer stars of tomorrow

Rainy Frog has announced that they're bringing New Star Manager to the Switch in Japan on February 10th, 2021. The game will have both a digital and retail release, where it will be 3,500 yen for the physical version, and 2,500 yen for the eShop option. Check out a recap for the game below.

Welcome to New Star Manager: The critically acclaimed game from Simon Read, creator of the BAFTA Award-winning New Star Soccer series. Take control of New Star FC – a beleaguered soccer club which needs your management skills and instincts to unlock the team's potential and make it to the top of the game. This is soccer management like you've never experienced it - Be more than just a player, be the head, the heart, and backbone of New Star FC. Be the Manager.

Check out a new Japanese trailer for Forward to the Sky

Looking forward to 2021

Just a few weeks back, we learned that Forward to the Sky was slipping into early 2021 for its Japanese release. Last night, we got confirmation that the new release date is Feb. 25th, 2021, and the game will be priced at 4,400 yen. There will also be a Special Edition priced at 8,800 yen, which includes an acrylic figure, art book, and soundtrack and theme song CD.

Yoiko x Super Mario Galaxy live-stream coming Nov. 15th, 2020

Get ready for great laughs and gameplay

The comedy duo Yoiko isn't done with Super Mario 3D All-Stars yet. The team has announced that they'll be teaming up with Nintendo yet again for another live-stream, and it's coming on Nov. 15th, 2020. This time around, Yoiko will be sitting down for some Super Mario Galaxy action.

Another round of screens and art released for Earth Defense Force: World Brothers

Check out more screens and art here

D3 Publisher has shared another batch of screens and art for Earth Defense Force: World Brothers. The game is set to launch in Japan on December 24th, 2020, and early 2021 for North America and Europe.

Construction Simulator 2 & 3 gets another new Japanese trailer

As we mentioned earlier, Construction Simulator 2 & 3 is now available to pre-order on the Switch eShop in Japan. The game is set to launch on Nov. 5th, 2020 in Japan, and pre-ordering now will get you a 5% discount. Check out the games in action above.

Grant Kirkhope working on a Banjo-Kazooie remix album

A real treat!

Grant Kirkhope was an integral part of Banjo-Kazooie, breathing life into the game with his amazing soundtrack. It just wouldn't be Banjo-Kazooie without his audio work, and now fans of the franchise will have a chance to experience that wonderful soundtrack in an all-new way.

Kirkhope has confirmed on Twitter that he's working on a remix album for Banjo-Kazooie. The album might not feature every song from Banjo-Kazooie, but it should include the greatest hits. When info on a release date and more are shared, we'll be sure to bring it to you.

Nearly two hours of Tropico 6 Switch gameplay shared

Let's head to paradise

Just yesterday, Tropico 6 was confirmed for a Switch release on November 6th, 2020. Want to see how the Switch version is shaping up? Publisher Kalypso Media has put together a live-stream that features nearly 2 hours of gameplay from the Switch. Give it a watch above!

Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark heads to Switch in Japan on Jan. 28th, 2021

Marked for Japan

EXNOA has announced that they're bringing Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark to the Switch in Japan. The game is set to launch on January 28th, 2021, and it'll be priced at 3,100 yen. You can check out a blurb on Fell Seal below.

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