Nintendo Dream most wanted for Oct. 2019

Ooooooh Dream readers!

Yes, the Oct. 2019 issue of Nintendo Dream is already available. You know how crazy print dates are! Check out the most-wanted Switch titles as voted on by Nintendo Dream readers below.

Pokémon Sword/Shield (Switch) – 40.0%
Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch) – 25.3%
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Switch) – 20.8%
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 (Switch) – 17.4%
DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition (Switch) – 14.0%
Luigi Mansion 3 (Switch) – 10.6%
Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 9.4%
Hatsune Miku Project DIVA MEGA39’s – 9.1%
Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town (Switch) – 7.9%
ASTRAL CHAIN (Switch) – 6.8%
Pokémon Masters (iOS/Android) – 6.4%
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Switch) – 5.7%
Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 4.2%
TRIALS of MANA (Switch) – 3.4%
Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 3.0%

IGN Video - Rock of Ages 3: Those Big Ballsy Boulders Are Back

The monolithic Rock of Ages franchise keeps rolling out new installments, and the latest addition to the series looks to have the same rock-solid humor as its predecessors. Assuming this third entry is a chip off the old block, we'll probably have a ball. Okay, enough boulder puns, this is getting sisyphean.

Answering Astral Chain questions (Can You Pet the Dogs, and more)

Answering the important questions

Astral Chain release THIS coming week and we've taken the opportunity to answer more than 30 questions from you guys! Find out exactly how open the game is, how co-op works, and a heck of a lot more!

Thanks to Dondom95 for the heads up!

Did You Know Gaming - A Complete History of Zelda Rumors: Part 1

In this video, Did You Know Gaming takes a look at a complete history of Zelda rumors. Our journey covering major rumors starts with The Legend of Zelda on the NES, to Link's Awakening on Game Boy, and all the way through Ocarina of Time for the Nintendo 64 (N64), as well as The Wind Waker on GameCube.

Shovel Knight Showdown - more gameplay

Duel with up to 4 players and scramble after gems as your favorite heroic or villainous knight in Shovel Knight Showdown. All the classic Shovel Knight characters you know and love are playable, many for the first time ever! Gather your pals for endless multiplayer clashes, or take control of your favorite character and dig into Story Mode. Familiar controls, items, and mechanics return, making this a platform fighting game that anyone can jump into and try.

Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon—Unified Minds French commercial

To stay on top, your team must work as one! In the Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon—Unified Minds expansion, TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX battle in flawless harmony, including Mewtwo & Mew-GX, Rowlet & Alolan Exeggutor-GX, Espeon & Deoxys-GX, Garchomp & Giratina-GX, Umbreon & Darkrai-GX, and more! True teammates take aim at a single goal—find your perfect partners in the Sun & Moon—Unified Minds expansion!

GoNintendo Podcast Webisode 732 records LIVE at 3:15 PM EDT

Yes, it's that time of the week once again. Let's recap the week's biggest Nintendo news and have a little fun while we're at it! We'll be going live at 3:15 PM EDT, and we'd love to have you join us. Hope to see you here!

Switch eShop charts for Aug. 24th, 2019

Minecraft returns to the top

The overall charts are lead by big-name games, but some sales titles are sneaking in there. Over on the download-only charts, you can see that price cuts and limited-time sales are dominating. Check out both charts below!

All Games

1. Minecraft
2. Fire Emblem: Three Houses
3. Superbeat: Xonic
4. Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution
5. Transistor
6. Bastion
7. Super Mario Maker 2
8. Cuphead
9. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
10. Dragon Ball FighterZ
11. Stardew Valley
12. Doom
13. Overcooked 2
14. One Strike
15. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
16. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy
17. Robonauts
18. Zelda: Breath of the Wild
19. Mario Tennis Aces
20. Zelda: Link’s Awakening
21. Grandia HD Collection
22. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order
23. Cat Quest
24. Hollow Knight
25. Quest for the Golden Duck
26. Doom 3
27. Turok 2
28. Super Mario Party
29. Forager
30. Serial Cleaner

Download-Only Games

1. Bastion
2. Cuphead
3. Stardew Valley
4. Doom
5. One Strike
6. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy
7. Robonauts
8. Grandia HD Collection
9. Cat Quest
10. Hollow Knight
11. Quest for the Golden Duck
12. Doom 3
13. Turok 2
14. Forager
15. Serial Cleaner
16. Cadence of Hyrule
17. Doom II
18. Rad
19. Valkyria Chronicles
20. Gris
21. Hotline Miami Collection
22. Superhot
23. Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition
24. Urban Trial Playground
25. Super One More Jump
26. Oninaki
27. Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap
28. Terraria
29. Hollow
30. Koloro

New details on Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games' Story Mode, Dream Events, online, and more

Lots more to learn

The official Japanese site for Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has opened, and it has a host of new information. Check out details on Story Mode, Dream Events, online, and more below.

Quick Match, single-player

– Tokyo 2020 Events (21 games)
– Dream Events (3 games)
– Tokyo 1964 Events (10 games)
– Button controls are available for all games

Quick Match, multiplayer

– All games can be played in either TV mode or Tabletop mode with 2 to 4 players
– Some games are cooperative

Story Mode

– Retro game system sucks in Mario, Sonic, and Toad
– Luigi and Tails try to save them
– Experience a new story

Local Wireless

– All games can be played with 2 to 4 players

Online, Ranked Match

– 2 to 8 players
– Can play Tokyo 2020 Events or Dream Events
– Players are rated based on their wins/losses, so players at the same skill level will be matched up

Online, Non-ranked Match

– 2 to 4 players
– Choose a game and play with others
– Or play multiple games one after another with the same players
– The game will be chosen at random, if the players do not reach a consensus

Online Leaderboards

– Check rankings by ratings and competition record

My Data

– Game House: You can play any game you’ve beaten in story mode here
– Tournament Results: Access obtained medals, internet rankings and records for each game
– Achievements: Access results from challenges
– Trivia: Access trivia learned from Story Mode
– Options: Customize your character, icon, sound settings and language settings when playing online
– Credits: View the staff credits for the game

Dream Events

– Pretend events created with Mario and Sonic’s unique gameplay and world in consideration
– Dream Shooting, Dream Racing, Dream Karate confirmed
– Only Dream Shooting has been detailed thus far

Dream Shooting

– 4 player shooter
– “Free-for-all” or “Team Battle”
– Fire acorns at targets to get points
– The stage is based on carnival Fun Houses, so it has a lot of tricks and traps: shoot switches to open/close doors, hidden targets, etc.
– Extra points can be earned by comboing targets
– When the huge Japanese kite appears, you can score extra points
– There is an item called the “multi-shot”; using it on the kite will net you a high score

You can also check out another batch of screens and art at the official site

Waku Waku Sweets' North American cover art revealed, set for Dec. 5th, 2019 release

Sweet deal

Roll, mix, and brake your way to becoming a master pastry chef with a sweet new cooking Simulator, waku waku sweets, exclusively for Nintendo Switch. Create confections of all kinds with your new dream job!

Waku Waku Sweets was confirmed for Switch release the other day, but the press release didn't give a specific release date. All we knew was that it would see release sometime in Winter 2019. According to the listing on Amazon, which is where the cover art comes from, the game is slated for launch on Dec. 5th, 2019.


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