July 22 – July 28: Nintendo News Bytes

July 22 – July 28: Nintendo News Bytes

A new week means another seven days’ worth of Nintendo announcements. Tune in to the Nintendo Chit Chat podcast to learn more about the latest news. We’ll update this post throughout the week.

Nintendo Switch News

Nintendo has announced a third Nintendo Labo kit, the Toy-Con 03: Vehicle Kit, which will launch on September 14 for $69.99.

New Games, Ports, & Localizations

The rhythm fighting game Phrasefight is coming to the Switch.

Megaton Rainfall is coming to new platforms, including the Switch on August 9.

The action-adventure game Incredible Mandy is coming to the Switch in addition to the PC.

The rhythm game Cytus is being remade for the Switch as Cytus Alpha.

Warlocks II: God Slayers has been announced for all major platforms, with the Switch and PC versions planned for October for $19.99.

Headup Games has announced that The Inner World and The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk are coming to the Switch in early August.

Surgeon Simulator CPR has been announced for this fall.

Irony Curtain: From Matryoshka with Love has been announced for all major platforms.

Salt and Sanctuary is coming to the eShop on August 2 for $17.99, with the retail “Drowned Tome Edition” coming this holiday season.

Nickelodeon Kart Racers has been announced for the Switch, PS4, and Xbox One, due out on October 23 for $39.99.

Kimi no Hitomi ni Hit Me is coming to the Switch in Japan on August 23.

Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! is coming west on November 2, with a new trailer available.

Release Dates

August 2 – Iconoclasts
August 2 – Picross S2, $8.99
October 18 – Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (Japan)
November 15 – RPG Maker MV (Japan), data can be shared between Switch & Xbox One
Late 2018 – Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics, new trailer available

Trailers & Details

The Switch version of Dragon Ball FighterZ will include new local multiplayer features.

Another Kirby: Star Allies trailer introduces Adeleine & Ribbon.

The key art has been revealed for Cat Quest II.

Crystalis is introduced in the new SNK 40th Anniversary Collection trailer.

5 minutes of Super Neptunia RPG gameplay footage has been uploaded from a live stream.

On August 2, there will be a Senran Kagura live stream that will include information about Peach Ball: Senran Kagura.

Updates & DLC

The Version 1.5.1 update is available now for Xenoblade Chronicles 2, adding some new content and features along with a few other changes.

Nintendo 3DS News

Release Dates

Trailers & Details

Nintendo UK has posted the WarioWare Gold launch trailer.

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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