Mobile Ball hitting 3DS in Japan

Mixi, the team behind Monster Strike, has revealed a new title for the 3DS called Mobile Ball. This action game allows multiplayer between both 3DS and mobile versions, and is set for release in Japan sometime in Winter 2018.

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker on 3DS displays the same image on both screens, and a look at the Switch icon

Not really too much of a surprise here, as this is exactly what the Wii U version did as well. I'm just amazed that they somehow crammed the game down onto the 3DS!

On the Switch side of things, here's a look at the menu icon. I think it's pretty much what everyone expected, but it's still nice looking!

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker demo available on 3DS and Switch eShops in Japan

A demo for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker has just hit the 3DS eShop in Japan. The demo takes up 498 blocks and lets you play 30 times. A demo is also available on the Switch in Japan. Both versions of the game are currently available to preload for ¥4,298.

dreeps: Alarm Playing Game hitting 3DS in Japan on June 27th, 2018

Check out more screens here

For you who don’t have time anymore to play RPG, "Alarm Playing Game" is a new type of game where you just have to set an alarm to enjoy an RPG adventure. Before going to bed just set the alarm in dreeps, and the robot boy will sleep like you.

When you’ll wake up with in that alarm in the morning, as you go to worker to school, the robot boy with go on an adventure though fields, valleys or peninsulas where bosses are waiting for him in dungeons. A new day is starting for you and the robot boy !

In dreeps, you will just have to set the alarm, that’s all. You can have a look at the adventure on the phone put on you desk while working, during snack time, just enjoy the game at your pace. If you woke up with dreeps, the adventure will automatically continue as long as the robot boy has enough HP, even if you don’t open the app. You might be missing some events, but don’t mind about it.
There’s almost no text in the game. You can imagine your own version of the story with the hints hidden in visuals and sound. You can share some screenshots and you thoughts about the game by pressing the « share » button.

dreeps was ranked No.1 in 22 countries like France, Nederland, Spain and others on App Store in RPG category (paid apps).
And dreeps won "BEST OF ART" award and "BEST OF GAME DESIGN" award at INDIE STREAM FES 2015.

dreeps: Alarm Playing Game will see launch on the 3DS eShop in Japan on June 27th, 2018 for ¥864.

Japan - Capcom running Monster Hunter sale on 3DS eShop

Capcom is holding a Monster Hunter sale on the 3DS eShop in Japan. The following titles are on sale until June 27th, 2018.

ー Monster Hunter XX (¥3,990 → ¥2,394)
ー Monster Hunter Stories (¥3,990 → ¥2,194)
ー Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX (¥3,990 → ¥1,795)

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker - Japanese promo video

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, which originally launched for Wii U, is coming to Nintendo Switch. The new version includes new miniature courses based on various Kingdoms in the Super Mario Odyssey game. Also, anyone can play with a friend or family member by sharing a pair of Joy-Con controllers. While one player controls Captain Toad, the other can assist with things like turnip cover fire.

Kirby Planet Robobot Nendoroid delayed to Aug. 2018

While we don't know the reason why, Good Smile has confirmed that their upcoming Kirby Planet Robobot Nendoroid has been delayed. The figurine will now see release sometime in Aug. 2018. When a more specific release date is shared, we'll bring you that info.

Layton Mystery Agency ~Katrielle’s Mystery Files~ - Ep. 12 promo video

Layton Mystery Agency ~Katrielle’s Mystery Files~ keeps rolling on, with the promo video for the 12th episode appearing online. When in the world are we going to see a localization for this?! I really want to see if it's any good!

Gaming for the first time and unexpected co-operation – Nintendo Player’s Voice Inbox June 2018

At the start of every month we like to share the most entertaining, enlightening and inspiring fan messages that land in the UK Player’s Voice inbox. From broad explanations about entire games, to laser focused examples of exemplary moments, we love finding out what the Nintendo gamers of the UK are enjoying on their Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family systems, and then sharing them with the world! To learn more about how to contact us, and what you can win, please read the Player's Voice competition article. Please note that the views, thoughts and opinions expressed in these letters are not necessarily shared by Nintendo.

Now that you know what’s going on, here are the top letters we received throughout May 2018:

Kirby Star Allies by Harry Fielding

“It’s really hard for me to socialise with my autistic brother. But when we began playing Kirby Star Allies, it was like he was a completely different person. He was actually strategically thinking, talking to me and planning what to do in the Soul Melter mode of The Ultimate Choice! This game has changed him, for the better. Thank you, Nintendo."

Full feature here

IGN Video - Shaq Reviews Video Game Controllers and Handhelds

Boy, Shaq seems like he really doesn't want to be there filming a video. It's almost like he forgot that he has to promote his new video game!