December 24 – December 30: This Week in Nintendo News

December 24 – December 30: This Week in Nintendo News

With one final full week in 2017, what announcements closed out Nintendo’s year?

Nintendo Switch News

Cube Creator X, the latest entry in the cube-based sandbox series, has been announced for April 26 in Japan. It will include local and online multiplayer, a stage builder, temperature, pets, and more.

Japan also saw the release of Ambition of the Slimes this week, an RPG that was previously released for mobile devices and the 3DS. Here is the trailer for the Switch version. No localization news has been announced yet.

There is a new trailer available for Valkyria Chronicles 4, which will be out in 2018.

Sega also streamed 40 minutes of gameplay. The gameplay footage starts at around 1:45:50 in the video below.

You can also check out the new trailer for the recently-announced Kaiji: Steel Beam Crossing of Despair, which is now out in Japan.

Nintendo 3DS News

The Version 1.3 update for Mighty Gunvolt Burst is now available. Three new characters are now available as DLC, Ray from Mighty No. 9, Copen from Azure Striker Gunvolt, and Kurona from Gal Gun. Each character costs $1.99 and has their own gameplay style.

Next, while not entirely game-related news, did you enjoy Layton’s Mystery Journey, which came out earlier this year? If so, you might be interested to know that an anime starring Katrielle Layton was announced for spring 2018.

In Conclusion

It’s been a quiet week, which isn’t surprising given the time of year. Which of these announcements are you the most interested in?

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