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Valkyria Chronicles 4 - character profiles, weapon class and battle info

- Claude Wallace is the protagonist of the story
- Claude graduated from the military academy with top grades
- he serves as the Captain of Squad E of the 32nd Armored Ranger Batallion, 1st Battle Brigade, 101st Division, Edinburgh Army of the Atlantic Federation
- he is serious and hot-blooded, but good at looking after his men
- he is also in command of the tank, leading his men with a mix of tactical knowledge and natural instinct
- Claude is able to inspire them with his hot temper, but still asks them to come home alive
- Riley Miller is the heroine of the story, and she is part of the fire support team of the 32nd Armored Ranger Batallion
- she is a genius in ragnite engineering, and she is quite prideful, but with a positive attitude
- Riley is very proficient in how to make use of the full array of her weapons
- she fights wight a grenade launcher named “Magic Cylinder” and boasts a phenomenal hit ratio
- Raz is the vice-captain of E Squad and he tends to be misunderstood because his tone becomes harsh very quickly
- he is actually a friendly and thoughtful man
- Raz doesn’t have a last name because he is part of the Darcsen minority
- he is affectionately nicknamed “Invulnerable Raz” because he always leads from the front
- Claude respects his abilities, and the two have formed a strong bond
- Kai Schulen is a genius sniper nicknamed “One-Shot Killer” among Squad E’s members
- she is usually a quiet young lady, but when she talks, she does so bluntly, with a harsh tone
- beyond first impressions, she actually has a nice personality
- Kai never loses sight of her targeted prey, but in addition to being a proficient sniper, she is also very fit physically
- the new Grenadier class fight using a grenade launcher with long range and high trajectory
- projectiles are sent high into the sky from a remote location, bypassing rocks, sandbags, and buildings
- it can hit targets beyond visual range, so if an ally relays the position of an enemy, it can be attacked
- grenadiers cannot attack enemies that are close by, so they are the weakest close combat fighters
- the Hafen-Go is Claude’s tank
- it’s a medium tank manufactured in the Federation. It has superior firepower compared to Imperial tanks, but it’s less armored
- the origin of its name is Claude’s own hometown (
- the BLiTZ system works as it did in the previous games of the series
- CP (command points) used to have a unit perform an action
- each unit that can be moved as many times as the player wants as long as there are CP left
- AP (action points) are used by each unit to move around
- while moving a unit, both allies and enemies remain immobile, but enemies will start shooting if the unit enters their range
- the game is currently 90% complete.

My Nintendo North America - Update for Nov. 23rd, 2017

[3DS] 50% Discount on Tokyo Crash Mobs (Nintendo eShop): 180 (available until February 23rd)
[3DS] 20% Discount on Style Savvy: Fashion Forward (Nintendo eShop): 300 (available until December 16th)
[3DS] 50% Discount on Sparkle Snapshots 3D (Nintendo eShop): 30 (available until February 23rd)
[Wii U] 30% Discount on Nintendo Land (Nintendo eShop): 50 (available until February 23rd)

Famitsu most wanted - Nov. 9th to 15th, 2017

Xenoblade 2 (Switch) - 419
Persona Q2 (3DS) - 292
Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete (Switch) - 205
Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) - 180
Project Octopath Traveler (Switch) - 125
Fire Emblem New Work (Switch) - 117
Yokai Watch Busters 2: Hihou Densetsu Banbaraya (3DS) - below 67
Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Switch) - below 67

SteamWorld Dig 2 now available in Japan



Now our friends over in Japan finally get to see how great SteamWorld Dig 2 is for themselves! The game is now available on Switch as of today. If you haven't grabbed a copy, no matter where you live, today might be the perfect day to do so!

Mantis Burn Racing speeds onto Switch today

Birmingham, UK – 23rd November, 2017 – UK based indie developer and publisher, VooFoo Studios, is excited to announce that their award-nominated top-down racing game, Mantis Burn Racing®, is now available in the Nintendo Switch™ eShop.

Mantis Burn Racing® is a modern top-down style racing game that combines physics-based gameplay with intuitive arcade racing in highly competitive, fast and addictive races. Get ready to prove your driving skills in 5 unique classes of vehicles over an epic 11-season single-player career with more than 150 events and 13 event types in frenetic, bumper-to-bumper races where winning is everything!

“Mantis Burn Racing on Switch features all the upgrades and content released to date in the biggest and best version of the game” said Mark Williams, Technology Director at VooFoo Studios. “The game is all about fun, fast, competitive racing and with added support for Switch specific features like Local Multiplayer and our ‘Cross-Table’ mode; it’s a perfect fit for Nintendo gamers at home or on the go.”

Features:

Race Your Way - Play Mantis Burn Racing® your way, with all new features exclusive to Nintendo Switch™. Now you can race anytime, anywhere in the definitive version of the game that includes the ‘Elite Class’ DLC, ‘Battle Cars’ DLC and ‘Snowbound’ tracks.
Immersive Top-Down Racing - Drift, draft, and race your way across 12 stunning tracks in 3 uniquely challenging environments with glorious photo-realistic visuals that truly immerse players in the race.
RPG-Style Upgrades - Fine tune your vehicle’s handling and performance via a RPG-style upgrade system that presents players with deep tactical choices and excellent replay-value.
Split-Screen Multiplayer - Compete on one console in classic couch-style split-screen races for up to 4-players.
Go Head-to-Head - Take on friends in 2-player local split-screen races using individual Joy-Con™ controllers with players sitting ‘cross-table’ at opposite sides of the Nintendo Switch™.
Local Wi-Fi Multiplayer - Connect multiple Nintendo Switch™ consoles and race together without the need for a connection to the internet.
Cross-Network Play – Take the competition online with up to 8-players and race against opponents on other platforms with Cross-Network play.
Consistently Smooth 60fps – in both TV mode and Handheld mode.
Mantis Burn Racing® has received praise from fans and critics alike, Hardcore Gamer called it “The finest overhead racer in years”, The Xbox Hub described it as “Nothing short of brilliant”, whilst Eurogamer call it “A fun, good-looking experience”, Flickering Myth say it “Fits the Nintendo Switch like a glove” and Team VVV deem Mantis Burn Racing® on Nintendo Switch as “The best version yet”.

Mantis Burn Racing® is available now in the Nintendo eShop priced: £14.99 / $19.99 USD / €15.99 (or regional equivalent).

Dimension Drive arrives to Nintendo SwitchTM and Steam® December 7th

2Awesome Studio's unique teleportation supercharged shoot'em up will make you question what you know about space shooters.

Created by two ex-space engineers who wanted to design the game they dreamed of while talking to aliens: spaceships, explosions, sci-fi and a those arcade memories from their childhood that never left them.

Developed during the last 3 years, coming from a successful Kickstarter plus 8 months of polishing with bi-weekly updates on Early Access, Dimension Drive is ready to bring a truly new experience to the shoot’em up genre.

Dimension Drive delivers '80s blistering arcade cabinet gameplay reinvented for modern times. Pilots will have to masterfully shift between dual playing fields in frantic fashion. It’s practically like playing two games at once!

Dimension Drive is a space shooter that challenges you in entirely new ways. Play two games at once on this dual battlefield madness set in a comic book universe!

Dimension Drive's art style: Video game meets comic. Experience the story of Jack through the motion comics and be amazed at the colour rich in-game comic art style. Who said space had to be black?
2 games on your screen: Multitask and single-handedly fight 2 shoot’em ups side-by-side.
Unlock several weapons by finding secret data cubes.
4 difficulty modes: Normal, Hard, Extreme and Insane!
Single player and local co-op: Enjoy total cooperative gameplay where both players share everything!
Mirror Dimension: Finished the 13 levels of the campaign? Play the Mirror Dimension levels. 13 extra levels in this New Game+ mode.