June 17 – June 23: Nintendo News Bytes

June 17 – June 23: Nintendo News Bytes

E3 is over, but Nintendo news never stops. Tune in to the Nintendo Chit Chat podcast to learn more about the latest news.

Nintendo Switch News

Nintendo and Disney have announced a new show called “Nintendo Switch Family Showdown” in which four families will compete in Switch games.

New Games, Ports, & Localizations

Visual novel Robotics;Notes Elite is coming to the Switch, with an icon for Memories Off: Innocent Fille shown alongside it.

Aggelos, a 2D action-adventure game inspired by Wonder Boy, will come to consoles this year.

Mobile game Heroki is coming to the Switch this summer.

Shikhondo: Soul Eater is coming to consoles this summer.

Release Dates

June 28 – Limbo
June 28 – Inside
July 3 – Runbow, retail version to follow
August 30 – World End Syndrome (Japan)
September 20 – Steins;Gate Elite (Japan)
September 25 – Valkyria Chronicles 4; first-run includes a controller skin (North America) or sticker (Europe)
September 27 – Dragon Ball FighterZ (Japan), September 28 in North America and Europe
October 16 – Warriors Orochi 4 (North America), October 19 in Europe, new trailer available

Trailers & Details

Nelke and the Legendary Alchemists stars a girl with no ability as an alchemist who decides to revitalize the village to help.

Inazuma Eleven Ares will have a stage event instead of a playable demo at World Hobby Fair Summer 2018.

There is a new trailer for Psyvariar Delta.

A new story trailer is out for Shining Resonance Refrain.

Updates & DLC

Super Baby 2 will be added to Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 as DLC this summer.

Yang Xiao-Long is available as free DLC for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, and the paid Character Pack 2 and Character Pack 3 are available now for purchase for $4.99 each.

The New Marriageable Characters Pack is available now for Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition for $5.99.

Extra Pack 3 has been announced for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. So far one character has been announced, Super Baby Vegeta.

Ys VIII will have several patches, with the first available at launch, the next during launch week, the third the week after launch, and the fourth in mid-July. These address the translation concerns as well as other adjustments and fixes.

Nintendo Switch and 3DS News

Trailers & Details

A demo is available now for both upcoming versions of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker.

A new Etrian Odyssey X trailer introduces more returning classes.

In Conclusion

Which of this week’s announcements are you the most excited for? Let us know in the comments.

Samantha is a published horror and fantasy writer, a professional freelance writer, and a longtime gamer. As a result, writing about games is one of her favorite activities. She likes a wide range of genres, especially RPGs, survival horror, and visual novels. More information can be found at her website: http://www.samanthalienhard.com/

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