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GoNintendo Podcast Webisode 748 records LIVE at 3:15 PM ET

There's so much stuff to talk about this week that I can't even keep track of it! Should be a show filled with all kinds of interesting discussion and more. We'll be going live at 3:15 PM ET, and we'd love to have you join us!

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Check out the launch trailer for SuperEpic: The Entertainment War

In a not-too-distant future dystopia​, a single videogame development company, ​Regnantcorp, controls an Orwellian society by enslaving the population with their addictive free game​s.

SuperEpic: The Entertainment War is now available for the Switch. The title is available for $18, and takes up 456 MB.

Reggie Fils-Aime fondly looks back on the SNES, says he had over 80 games in his collection

I'm going to need a rundown of that collection, Reggie

Reggie Fils-Aime was on-hand at The Game Awards 2019, where he took to the stage to give a speech about indie games. Hollywood Reporter managed to snag Reggie for a moment and got him to talk about his first Nintendo platform, which was the SNES. Check out what Reggie had to say about the SNES below.

"My first system was the Super Nintendo, so I played Super Mario World — and ended the game with 99 lives — and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. I had over 80 games on that system, and I think that helped me with the fans and the company, because I knew the content so well. … For me it's been a part of my growing up. I was with Nintendo of America for 15 years. Now, being able to be like a fan [again] and celebrate this industry is really special."

Heavy metal slasher Down to Hell comes to Switch on Dec. 23rd, 2019

Get ready for a Hell of a trip

On December 23 this year a new slasher, Down to Hell, is planned for release on Nintendo Switch. Created by Red Dev Studio the game stands out with its dynamic combat system, heavy metal soundtrack and unique stylistics. Earlier the title was released on PC.

At the end of August this year Down to Hell debuted on PC. Ultimate Games S.A. is responsible for the game’s conversion and digital distribution.

Down to Hell tells the story of an unnamed knight who faces a world full of chaos and demonic creatures. This production by Red Dev Studio focuses on combat – the player can use basic weak (fast) and strong (free) attacks. Blows can be combined in longer sequences and additional opportunities are given by spells and special moves. The creators of Down to Hell have also prepared a retort system, thanks to which it is possible to repel some attacks.

The game offers a total of two different chapters in which there will be lots of clashes with different creatures and bosses (including the demonic bug Crimson and the devilish maiden Solitude). As the game creators point out, Down to Hell takes on average about 3 hours to complete.

“Down to Hell is a slasher with an unforgettable atmosphere. The darkness of the game is additionally enhanced by the stylized graphic design. The soundtrack that includes works by Polish heavy metal bands Decapitated and Koronal also play a large role” says CEO Ultimate Games S.A., Mateusz Zawadzki.

The main features of Down to Hell:

fast and dynamic fight;
unique bosses;
heavy and dark atmosphere;
hand-drawn film interludes;
heavy metal soundtrack (including Decapitated and Koronal).

The launch date of Down to Hell on Nintendo Switch is set for December 23, 2019.

Basic information:

Title: Down to Hell
Genre: action, slasher, independent
Producer: Red Dev Studio
Publisher: Ultimate Games S.A.
Language: English
Number of players: 1
File size: 2.2 GB
Release date: 12.23.2019 (Nintendo Switch) 08.30.2019 (Steam – PC)

Pokemon News Round-Up: Pokemon TCG Stage Mega Tokyo, Yoshinoya collab, PikaPika Lucky Bag 2020

Another look at what's up with the world of Pokemon

Pokemon TCG Stage Mega Tokyo pics

- a new part of Pokemon Center Mega Tokyo’s expansion
- now open to the public
- the new TCG area lets players purchase Pokemon TCG products and gather to meet and play
- Pikachu Sweets and Pokemon GO Lab. sections open on December 19th, 2019

Yoshinoya X Pokemon Company collab

- Yoshinoya location in Ebisu, Tokyo, has been given a Pokemon makeover

Pokemon Center Singapore's PikaPika Lucky Bag 2020

- due out January 1st, 2020,
- two versions of the PikaPika Lucky Bag on the way
- one version, priced at SGD40, comes with an exclusive Chinese New Year Pikachu plush in a Pikachu shopping bag, complete with other Pokemon items
- the second version is called the PikaPika Luckiest Bag and is priced at SGD88
- this one comes with an exclusive Chinese New Year Pikachu, a random Grookey, Scorbunny, or Sobble fluffy face cushion, a PikaPika Lucky Bag, and an assortment of random products

Switch tribute pops up in Dr. Stone anime

Doctor, doctor, give me the Switch!

No joke, Dr. Stone is an anime I just found out about last night, and I added it to the list of shows I need to watch. I read a feature about the anime, which was filled with glowing praise. Turns out I already have another reason to check the show out!

The season finale of Dr. Stone snuck in a pretty direct reference to the Switch, as you can see in the spot above. It appears to be paired with a PS4-style controller, so Sony gets some love too.

Samurai Shodown Shockbox Gold Edition revealed

A little love for the NeoGeo

French publisher Pix’n Love has revealed a special Samurai Shodown Shockbox Gold Edition, which packs in some extra goodies alongside the game. The Shockbox Gold Edition includes a cpy of the game, a copy of Samurai Shodown! 2, and a 134 page art book, all tucked inside a NEOGEO style case. Preorders for this item open Dec. 18th, 2019, and are expected to ship out sometime in Q1 2020.

Super Nintendo World 'park crew' bus revealed

How do I get one of those?!

The park crew at Universal Studios Japan has to get around somehow, and now they're going to have a new way to do it! Universal Studios has revealed their Super Nintendo World park crew bus! Now that's how you get around the park in style!

Bokosuka Wars II coming to Switch in Spring 2020

Pygmy Studio said they were bringing the classic action-strategy RPG Bokosuka Wars II to Switch quite some time ago, but the game still isn't out. Thankfully the game's launch is still in the plans, and Pygmy has confirmed that the title will finally see release sometime in Spring 2020. will be releasing for Nintendo Switch in Spring 2020. Hopefully we get a more specific date soon.

Paramount releasing a Sonic the Hedgehog movie theater etiquette advertisement

Sonic says talking during the movie is no good

Usually people in movie theaters nowadays are pretty good about getting quiet when the movie comes on, but some people still need to be reminded of basic rules of the theater-going experience. Soon enough, movie audiences will have a helpful reminder on how to act at the movies thanks to Sonic.

A list of recently-rated trailers, commmercials, and PSAs has added a listing for a Sonic The Hedgehog "Etiquette No Talking/Texting" spot, which will most likely play in theaters, rather than on TV. We can't be absolutely sure of that, but it wouldn't make much sense for this to air on TV. The spot was rated on Dec. 9th, 2019, so we should see it pop up in theaters any day now.

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