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Japan - Day 1 sales for Assassin's Creed III Remastered, Resident Evil: Origins Collection, Team Sonic Racing, and more

Disappointment all around

Time for another day-one sales data round-up for Japan! Check out the breakdowns for Assassin's Creed III Remastered, Resident Evil: Origins Collection, Team Sonic Racing, and Minna no Doubutsu Shogi below.

[PS4] [NSW] Assassin’s Creed III Remastered (Ubisoft) – 20%. Unexpectedly, sales are quite low

[NSW] Resident Evil: Origins Collection (Capcom) – 10%. Extremely poor debut, even for the late port of remasters, but not too surprising for a bundle with only one game on the cartridge

[NSW] [PS4] Team Sonic Racing (Sega) – 20-30%. Poor debut, especially as sell-through ratio is based on 3 days of sales

[NSW] Minna no Doubutsu Shogi (SilverStar) – No sell-through ratio provided, which is definitely not a good sign.

Digital Foundry - Resident Evil 4 Switch + Resident Evil Zero + Resident Evil Remake Analysis

Quick cash grabs or solid ports?

John Linneman checks out the Resident Evil Zero and Resident Evil Remake ports for Nintendo Switch, with a special focus on the star of the show - the other new release, Resident Evil 4. Joining him on this one is Resi expert Axel Aniel for more expert commentary.

Resident Evil 0/1/4 - Japanese launch trailers



Whether you're revisiting a long-time favorite, or new to the series, you can now experience the origins of the Resident Evil saga at home or on the go.

Resident Evil, Resident Evil 0, Resident Evil 4 - launch trailers

Some Barry, no sluice



Three of the best survival-horror titles of all time —Resident Evil 0, Resident Evil and Resident Evil 4— are making their way to Nintendo Switch! Experience some of the most critically-acclaimed and groundbreaking installments of the Resident Evil franchise, with stunning HD visuals and the flexibility to play at home or on the go.

Resident Evil, Resident Evil 0, and Resident Evil 4 - more footage



It's a Resident Evil overload on the Switch. Three classic titles are available, and offer up some of the best experiences in the entire franchise. Which ones will you be picking up?

Resident Evil and Resident Evil 4 - Switch gameplay


A Resident Evil triple threat is coming to Switch. Check out footage of two of those titles, Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil, above.

Nintendo Power Podcast - Super Mario Maker 2 Reveals + Resident Evil Blowout!

Nintendo Power to the people!

The recent Nintendo Direct blew the lid off Super Mario Maker 2 and caused host Chris Slate to flip his lid! Chris is joined by Nintendo of America’s Stephanie Palermo to discuss the game’s newly revealed features and what they mean for aspiring makers. Then, Capcom’s Mike Lunn invites the duo to Capcom HQ in San Francisco to talk about the trio of Resident Evil remakes hitting Nintendo Switch on May 21. The group also recommends games they’ve been playing, reads fans’ comments about their favorite Capcom classics, takes the Warp Zone quiz and discusses cool upcoming games!

00:53 – Super Mario Maker 2
16:12 – Resident Evil
37:50 – Pro’s Picks
45:01 – Player’s Pulse
58:42 – Warp Zone Quiz
1:03:52 – Game Forecast

Resident Evil Origins Collection - North American cover art

Two times the evil

Coming to the Nintendo Switch on May 21, 2019, Resident Evil Origins Collection includes remastered versions of the critically acclaimed Resident Evil and its popular prequel, Resident Evil 0. Both fans of and newcomers to the Resident Evil series, having sold over 88 million units to date, can experience the origins of the Resident Evil saga at home or on the go. The story in Resident Evil Origins Collection takes players back to July 1998. In Resident Evil 0, Raccoon City's Special Forces division, S.T.A.R.S., has sent its Bravo team to investigate mounting and unusual murders on the city's outskirts. Rookie S.T.A.R.S. member Rebecca Chambers teams up with death row convict and ex-Navy lieutenant Billy Coen in order to survive the nightmares that await them. Resident Evil takes place immediately afterward and players take on the roles of either Chris Redfield or Jill Valentine, as they are forced to take shelter in a mysterious mansion filled with unimaginable horrors. Both games contain limited ammo and survival items, and players will need to keep their wits about them to survive nefarious traps, puzzles, and the undead.

I've never really seen a collection/compilation game that has cover art that I enjoy, and this cover continues that trend. It's just a basic mash-up of previous covers. It's lovely to see the games coming to Switch, but the cover art leaves a bit to be desired.

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