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Nintendo NY's Overwatch: Legendary Edition launch event has been cancelled by Blizzard

Our Overwatch has ended

Nintendo and Blizzard had announced a special Overwatch: Legendary Edition launch event at Nintendo NY, which was set to take place on Oct. 16th, 2019. Nintendo NY has now taken to Twitter to announce that the event has been cancelled, and Nintendo makes it very clear that Blizzard is the one who cancelled the event. While no reason was given, I think we all know that the cancellation is due to the current uproar over how Blizzard is handling a situation in China.

Thanks to Andreslop24 and Kolma for the heads up.

My Hero One's Justice 2 commercial released in Japan

My hero!

My Hero One's Justice 2 was announced just a couple weeks ago, and Bandai Namco is already airing commercials for the game in Japan! The title isn't due out until 2020, but I guess there's no such thing as spreading the word too early!

Wargroove: Deluxe Edition launching Oct. 29th, 2019

Retail version coming soon

Wargrove "Double Trouble" DLC was announced today, but that's not all that's going on with the game. Wargroove's Deluxe Edition, which was announced quite awhile ago, is set to launch on Oct. 29th, 2019. Check out a refresher on that package below.

Don’t forget that the Wargroove Deluxe Edition physical is coming to stores later this month on October 29th for PS4 and Nintendo Switch, so make sure you get pre-order soon! The Deluxe Edition includes a physical cart/disc copy of the game, a downloadable version of the Wargroove soundtrack by Phonetic Hero and Boss Battle Records, a Commander sprite sticker sheet, a poster map of Aurania (Outlaw version!), a mini Strategy Manual with stats and tips on all units (available in English, French, Italian, German & Spanish) as well as a reversible coversheet!

Grab your preorder here

Disney Tsum Tsum Festival Switch bundle unboxing

Get you Tsum Tsum

Want to get a better look at the Disney Tsum Tsum Festival Switch bundle? Check out the video above for an unboxing of the brand-new hardware!

RUMOR - First look at the Sonic redesign for the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie leaked

Blue blur 2.0?

Could this be the first look at Sonic's redesign in the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie? We're not quite sure, as the source supposedly comes from someone at Paramount, but that's not confirmed at the time. If this is indeed real, it does show a version of Sonic that a lot more fans will feel good supporting.

Thanks to Andreslop24 for the heads up!

San-ei Boeki releasing Super Mario Maker 2 plush doll series

Builder bros!

San-ei Boeki has revealed a new line of Super Mario Maker 2 plush dolls, and they're set to release in Japan on Oct. 31st, 2019.
The series includes Builder Mario (approx 240mm) and Luigi (approx 260mm). Both are available to preorder through Play-Asia.

Costume Quest's second season now available on Amazon Prime Video

7 all-new episodes!

Back in late August, we mentioned that Amazon Prime Video was getting another round of Costume Quest episodes. Those episodes are now available, and there's 7 of them to check out. This isn't the only Costume Quest content on the way though, as a holiday special is also slated for later this year.

Regirock, Regice, and Registeel reunite in raids! Prepare for a colossal discovery!

The next Pokemon GO event is coming!

Regirock, Regice, and Registeel are reuniting and returning to raids! If you haven’t caught all of them yet, this is the perfect chance to fill your PokĂ©dex. You can also find PokĂ©mon to counter them in the wild and in Eggs to help build a formidable team to take on these forces of nature.

Regigigas, the Colossal PokĂ©mon, will be appearing in EX Raids, starting in November. If you purchase a ticket, you can get the chance to encounter Regigigas earlier through a special event that will feature Regigigas’s first-ever appearance in PokĂ©mon GO!

Regirock, Regice, and Registeel reunite and return to raids!

Date + Time

From Friday, November 1, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, November 4, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PDT

Features

Regirock, Regice, and Registeel will be available to encounter in five-star raids.
The following Pokémon will be appearing more often in the wild: Geodude, Magnemite, Swinub, Aron, and Spheal.
The following Pokémon will be hatching more often from Eggs: Aerodactyl, Shuckle, Sneasel, Skarmory, Snorunt, and Beldum.
If you’re lucky, you might encounter Shiny Skarmory, Shiny Regirock, Shiny Regice, or Shiny Registeel!
Bonus

2× Incubator effectiveness
A Colossal Discovery—a Special Research story event

A Colossal Discovery introduces a PokĂ©mon originally from the Sinnoh region that’s closely related to Regirock, Regice, and Registeel—Regigigas! You can purchase a ticket to gain access to a unique limited-time experience where you’ll be challenged with a variety of tasks to earn an encounter with the Colossal PokĂ©mon before it debuts in EX Raids later in November. This event does not have a set location—if you have a ticket, you can take part wherever you can play PokĂ©mon GO.

Date + Time

This Special Research story event will be available on Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in your local time zone with a ticket purchase.
Features

A ticket to this Special Research story event will grant you access to a unique experience for you to play through during the specified time period! Access to this event comes with the following.

A new Special Research story event, featuring an early-access encounter with Regigigas, appearing in Pokémon GO for the very first time!!

A Colossal Discovery medal

Up to 10 additional Raid Passes at no cost during the Special Research story event time period when you spin a Photo Disc at a Gym. These Raid Passes will not be available after the event period is over. You cannot hold more than one Raid Pass at once.
A Unova Stone, a Sinnoh Stone, and an exclusive avatar pose (see below!) from conducting the Special Research

Ticket details

To receive the Special Research titled A Colossal Discovery, you must open Pokémon GO during the event on Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in your local time zone. After you have collected it, you can complete the Special Research at any point.

The ticket is US$7.99 (or the equivalent in your local currency) and can be purchased directly from the shop. The ticket cannot be purchased with PokéCoins.

Tickets can be purchased from when they go live until Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in your local time zone. Stay tuned for when they go live!

The ticket to this Special Research story event is nonrefundable. (Subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service)

How to purchase a ticket and access the Special Research

Stay tuned to our channels for when tickets go live. Then, follow these steps to get a ticket for A Colossal Discovery.

Tap on the Learn More button in the shop.
Tap on the Purchase button.
You will then receive a pop-up indicating that you have received a ticket for A Colossal Discovery. Once you click OK, the ticket will appear in your Item Bag.
Before the event, you will receive a medal. When the event begins and you open the app during the event time, you’ll receive access to the Special Research titled A Colossal Discovery.

Once you receive the Special Research on November 2, you will be able to finish it at a later time if you don’t complete it by the end of the event. However, for an optimal gameplay experience, we recommend trying your best to complete the research on Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in your local time zone. Don’t worry, Trainers—if you’re unable to participate in this colossal event, you can look forward to Regigigas coming to EX Raids next month!

Our new in-game event-ticketing system combined with the location-based gameplay that we’re known for has opened the door to new ways of creating innovative and fun experiences for players worldwide. Plan accordingly to take down Regirock, Regice, and Registeel in five-star raids, as you’ll need to catch them to help complete your Special Research! Gather fellow Trainers and be prepared to take on a lot of Raid Battles in order to complete the Special Research.

Have questions? Please see our FAQ page on the help center for more information on this new, exciting Special Research story event.

As you dive into your adventures, remember to be respectful of your surroundings and of others nearby. Get ready for an exciting weekend of raids in November! Let’s GO!

IGN Video - The First 20 Minutes of The Outer Worlds

Watch the opening minutes of the newest RPG from the makers of Fallout: New Vegas where you're flung to the far reaches of the solar system to start a new life for your corporate overlords.

Universal's latest patent may pertain to the Yoshi ride at Super Nintendo World

I can't wait to punch Yoshi in the back of the head!

Super Nintendo World is set to open at Universal Studios Japan sometime in Spring 2020. We know there will be a Super Mario Kart ride, as well as a ride call Yoshi's Adventures. The above patent may give us a look at what the Yoshi ride will be like.

Universal just filed the a patent for a ride vehicle that certainly seems like it would fit with Yoshi. Check out the official patent description below.

Certain ride vehicles may provide park guests with an upright astride ride position, for example, when a ride vehicle is representative of a horse. Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to ride restraint systems that restrain a park guest via a lower portion of the guest’s body while allowing for freedom of movement of the upper body and arms. The restraint systems may include conformable components shaped to enclose a thigh, knee, and/or shin portion on one or both legs of the park guest, and a behind-the-knee component that may be used in combination with the conformable component(s) to provide for a restraint that secures the lower body to the ride vehicle. The restraint systems may be suitable for use with a variety of park guests of different ages and sizes, including adults and children.

There's no doubt we'll be riding on Yoshi for the Yoshi's Adventures ride, and this patent most likely shows how it'll be done. Now we just sit back and wait for the ride to actually be built!

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