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Mighty Gunvolt standalone out Dec. 1 for $4 ⊟
Interested in the tiny 8-bit Mighty Gunvolt, but not the actual Gunvolt game with which it’s bundled? That seems weird, but Inti Creates is looking out for you anyway. The Nintendo page for Mighty Gunvolt reveals a December 1 release date for North America and a $3.99 price point for the spinoff. I haven’t seen anything for Europe yet.
The game is still being given away with purchase of Gunvolt, through November 28. The code shows up on your eShop receipt. I loved Gunvolt, but only just now got around to checking this out, and it’s really fun! Especially for a little bonus thing.
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Here’s what happened with Smash Bros. today ⊟
Kirby inhaled the Duck Hunt dog and became this delightful thing. Really that’s all you need to know.
This other Smash Bros. stuff happened too, I guess:
- R.O.B. and Jigglypuff revealed as unlockable fighters, along with the other characters mentioned this morning — apparently we’ve seen the entire roster (not counting potential DLC)
- Goku was also confirmed finally
- These bros didn’t make it (neither did Ridley lol)
- One or two people streaming their playthroughs on Twitch attracted more viewers than the Destiny streams
- Bowser Jr. has a cute moveset, a Shadow Mario final smash, and Koopaling alts
- One of Ness’s alts has an awesome Mr. Saturn shirt
- The Duck Hunt dog and duck have a Banjo-Kazooie-esque alt
- Lucina’s alt colors are great references to Awakening's other heroines
- I wasn’t surprised that people tried to look up Rosalina’s dress, but I am amazed that someone made fanart for it so quickly
S/o to @jarerami for the Kirby/Duck Hunt pic.
I know Smash Bros. news is all anyone is talking about today, but this is important. Cyber Gadget’s new line of adorable “Nyan” 3DS XL covers are now available to purchase on Amazon.
The latest set includes new Tortoiseshell, Tabby, and Striped Tabby designs. The old colors — Sand Circle, Black, and Pink — are still available at Amazon too, as are Paw Pad Touch Pens. Stock is limited for all of them, though!
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The leaks were real: Duck Hunt dog and these others dudes are in Smash Bros. ⊟
Thanks to people copping early copies of the game in Japan and streaming their playthroughs, we now know that the Duck Hunt dog (maybe a.k.a. Mr. Peepers) is in the new Smash Bros. He even brings back characters from another NES Light Gun game, Wild Gunman, for his moves and final smash.
Other characters not yet formally announced but unlocked so far: Dr. Mario, Mr. Game & Watch, Falco, Wario, Dark Pit, and Ness. Ganondorf is in there, but I didn’t have room to fit him in the gallery. Thanks to William Zeppeli, thedmonroeshow, sonicbrawler182, and Joel for the GIFs.
Smash Bros. fans react to Japan-only demo ⊟
I’m sure Nintendo will release a 3DS eShop demo for Smash Bros. to America and Europe soon (if not tomorrow), but the artists behind these pieces seem too impatient for that. They stormed Miiverse last night after the trial released in Japan to sketch out their displeasure with Nintendo’s decision (and with series director Masahiro Sakurai) not to immediately release it in the West too.
For now, if you want to see people playing as Mario, Link, Animal Crossing’s Villager, Mega Man, and Pikachu, you can tune in to one of several Twitch streams of the Japanese demo. Thanks to Y.S for the images!
NES, Smash, and Persona Q 3DS XLs announced ⊟
Nintendo of America announced three (!) special edition 3DS XLs today! The Smash Bros. system releases in red and blue on September 19, the NES edition hits on October 10, and the Persona Q portable comes out on November 25.
Please note that all of them are priced at $199.99 and do not include a bundled game, even though two of them are branded with specific titles. Also, all of them will be exclusive to GameStop. Ughhhhhhhhhhh.
You can make your 3DS XL look like a bunny too ⊟
My wife has a pink rubber case that makes her phone look like a bunny. She is the silliest person I know. Are you the silliest person you know? If so, here is the perfect case for you.
Following up its popular Nyan cases that make 3DSes look like cats, Cyber Gadget is now making pink and black silicone rubber ears for 3DS XLs. The covers go on sale in Japan next week for ¥1,380 (around $13), and will likely appear in import shops that you can buy from soon.
Here’s Sherlock Holmes in the Great Ace Attorney ⊟
The little girl is Capcom’s version of Watson, a pink-haired 8 year old. Don’t underestimate her, though — Iris Watson is a genius with a medical Ph.D., and the author of novel series The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
The 3DS game is set to release in Japan next spring. Thanks to Kotaku for posting these scans and details from the latest issue of Famitsu.
Special visual materials: Persona Q art book ⊟
Atlus and Famitsu have put out a “cool, sharp, superior, and ultimate guide book” in Japan with some 250 pages of concept art, sketches, illustrations, staff interviews, storyboards, and more, according to DualShockers. Published overseas today by Kadokawa / Enterbrain, the book retails for ¥2,052 / $19.
It’s not for sale at any import sites yet as far as I can tell, but Amazon has a huge variety of Persona Q straps, stickers, mini towels, and decals if you’re into that stuff. Of course, the retailer also has copies of the game, along with its limited edition set.
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Sherlock Holmes [may be] in the Great Ace Attorney ⊟
[Update: I should point out, of course, that we’re not 100% sure the Famitsu leak is accurate; we’ll find out when we see scans or when Capcom announces this on the 11th. The silhouette above is official but the characters are still unnamed.]
With a version of Watson, called Iris, who is a) eight years old and b) still a doctor. You keep doing you, Ace Attorney. The news comes from a Famitsu leak (thx Gematsu) and teased by silhouettes on the official website.
I’m just coming off Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney, and I’m definitely jazzed about an 1800s version of English Detective and Clueless Lawyer. Although by definition Sherlock Holmes isn’t as much of a gentleman as the Professor. A new “Joint Reasoning” system allows players to decode mysteries by identifying when Holmes goes too far in his reasoning (something like “to the other side of the truth”).
The downside of this is that Tumblr’s going to learn there is more than one interpretation of Sherlock Holmes.
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will have a collector’s edition set in the U.S. too ⊟
It seems like nearly every retail game of any significance gets one of these fancy bundles nowadays. This one doesn’t seem as packed with junk as Japan’s LE that came with four figures and a plush, but that one was priced at $90+.
The $59.99 set includes a translucent Gore Magala figure, a pin of a Felyne wearing Gore Magala armor, a Monster Icon lanyard, a cleaning cloth, a copy of the game, and a supply item box to hold them all. It doesn’t look like the bundle is on Amazon yet, but standard $39.99 copies are available to preorder for their early 2015 release.
Gaze into the eyes of Shiny Mega Gengar ⊟
He’s terrifying and magnificent all at once. You can add this guy to your Pokemon X and Y collection if you go into a US GameStop store between October 13 and Oct. 26. You can also buy a “Gengar Spirit Link” pack for the Pokemon TCG if you’re into the card game. It’s not as sparkly, I’ll warn you.
Then, from October 27-November 16, you can also get a Diancie, which can be Megafied through a stone found in Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire.