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Samurai Shodown "Mina Majikina" DLC character gameplay

Mina, now a battle-worn warrior, travels the lands plagued by an intense darkness growing within her. Due to the never-ending pain brought on by this darkness, she is unable to wield her bow with the same ferocity as in the past. A new blade has been affixed to her bow, and she has perfected a unique new fighting style that combines both close range and long-range attacks. Though the darkness slowly consumes her aching heart, her arrows, propelled by the sheer will to survive, never miss their target even on the blackest of nights.

Wii-exclusive RPG "Earth Seeker" gets a full fan-translation

An RPG with a truly unique backstory

Earth Seeker hit the Wii all the way back in 2011 by Kadokawa Games, and unfortunately never saw a localization. While there was interest from companies like XSEED, plans never went through, and the game was left to languish in Japan. Now, all the way in 2020, the game is getting a second lease on life thanks to the fan translation efforts of Brand Newman and their team.

Earth Seeker, produced by Enterbrain and developed by Crafts & Meister, takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where humankind has created several thousand spaceship in order to escape impending doom from a black hole. Unfortunately, all life aboard the ships ends up getting wiped out, but the spaceship’s computer continues to search for an inhabitable planet. The ship eventually crash lands on a random planet, scattering Earth wreckage across the land. The ship's AI activates the Earth Reclamation Program, but due to a malfunction, the planet's inhabitants start to merge with the Earth wreckage into strand creatures/monsters.

Sounds like a pretty cool game, doesn't it? You can check out some of the English fan translation in the video below.

Nintendo changes Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct wording on "one time" save data recovery, now says "more details" on save data recovery are coming

Hope for a policy change?

One of the biggest sticking points coming out of Nintendo's Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct was the mention of save data recovery. The Direct featured a blurb that said "Switch Online members can only have save data recovered one time due to loss or damage of system." That riled up a ton of people, many of which didn't want to worry about potentially losing their game data if more than one unfortunate circumstance hit them.

Well, while we're not sure of the reason, Nintendo has now changed that segment of the Direct. If you go watch the current upload of the Direct on Nintendo's YouTube channel, you can see the language in that section has changed. It now says, "More details on save data recovery functionality will be shared at a future date." Does this mean Nintendo is reconsidering their stance, or are they just trying to hush the naysayers for the time being?

Second chance to preorder Vitamin Connection's physical release up for grabs this weekend

Doctor's orders

If you were disappointed you missed out on your chance to preorder a copy of Vitamin Connection from Limited Run Games, today's your lucky day. Limited Run is running a second chance preorder window, and it only lasts for this weekend. Hurry up and lock in your copy, which can be either standard or limited edition!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons—Official Companion Guide will release in 5 languages

Guiding you in your native language

We've covered the Animal Crossing: New Horizons—Official Companion Guide quite a bit in the last week. We know what's inside, we know it's coming out April 9th, 2020, and we know it's priced at $30. Today we find out that the guide will be offered in 5 different languages; English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian. Which one will you be picking it up in?

Hero Must Die. Again getting a physical release

Game must release. Physically

Hero Must Die. Again, which is coming to the Switch eShop on Feb. 27th, 2020, is also going to get a retail option. Dev/pub Degica Games was asked about the potential for a physical version of the game, and they flat-out confirmed that one is in the works. No word on when it will release, so if you're really chomping at the bit for this game, you could be in for quite a wait on the physical option.

Relaxing 3D puzzle game "Voxelgram" heading to Switch on Feb. 27th, 2020

A puzzling purchase

Lukasz Krasniewski is bringing Procedural Level's "Voxelgram" to the Switch on Feb. 27th, 2020. The title is priced at $8, and it takes up just 64 MB. Check out details on the game below.

Voxelgram is a relaxing 3D puzzle game where you sculpture models by following logical hints. It is a 3D variation of nonograms/picross. No guessing involved, only deduction and dioramas made out of solved puzzles!

176 puzzles
18 dioramas
Workshop (280+ puzzles)
Procedurally generated puzzles

Bandai Namco running an 'Anime Sale' on the Switch eShop

Anime-be you should check it out

Bandai Namco has released a number of anime-related games on the Switch, and now they're offering up some major sales on those games. From now until March 3rd, 2020, you can get offers of up to 75% off on select games! Check out the full lineup of titles below.

Pokemon Co. releases new art of Sirfetch’d and his leek

New details leeked

When we see Sirfetch’d in Pokemon Sword and Shield, he's holding his leek in two different hands. One part of the leek is used as a sword, while the other is its shield. Now we have a new piece of art from Pokemon Co. showing off what the leek looks like when Sirfetch’d isn't battling. Nice to see the guy taking a break for once!

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp - content update for Feb. 22nd, 2020

[Events] More 'Lottie’s Moving Up' challenging classes are available at Happy Homeroom. Happy Homeroom is available starting at level 6.

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