September 2 – September 8: Nintendo News Bytes

September 2 – September 8: Nintendo News Bytes

The last few weeks were packed with Nintendo news. Here’s what this week has to offer. Tune in to the Nintendo Chit Chat podcast to learn more about the latest news.

Nintendo Direct News

A new Nintendo Direct was announced for September 6 at 3 PM PT / 6 PM ET, to focus on upcoming Switch & 3DS games.

Update: The Nintendo Direct has been delayed due to the recent earthquake in Japan.

Nintendo Switch News

Capcom will have an Ace Attorney panel at TGS on September 22.

New Games, Ports, & Localizations

Kemono Friends Picross was announced for Japan for October 4.

Chou Tousouchuu & Chou Sentouchuu Double Pack was announced for Japan.

Forgotton Anne is coming to the Switch in spring 2019 for $19.99.

Umihara Kawase Fresh! has been announced for Japan for 2019.

R-Type Dimensions is coming to the Switch and PC this winter.

Nintendo’s site temporarily listed the Switch Yoshi game under the title “Yoshi’s Crafted World.”

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition is coming to consoles, with the Switch version coming soon.

Bandai Namco announced three Nari Kids Park  games for Japan, based on Hugtto! PreCure, Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger vs. Keisatsu Sentai Patoranger, and Ultraman R/B.

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is coming to the Switch on November 16.

Sega Ages: Space Harrier has been revealed.

Release Dates

Now – demo for Mega Man 11, new trailer available
Now – Monkey King: Master of the Clouds, $4.99
September 13 – Surgeon Simulator CPR, new trailer available
September 20 – Saiaku Naru Saiyaku Ningen ni Sasagu (Japan)
September 22 – Wandersong, new trailer available
September 25 – Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Owltimate Edition, $29.99
September 27 – Mercenaries Wings: The False Phoenix (Japan)
October – WILL: A Wonderful World
November 15 – Gesshizu: Gajigaji Nakama wo Sodateyou (Japan)
November 29 – Kamen Rider: Climax Scramble (Japan)
December 20 – Kunio-kun: The World Classics Edition (Japan)
2019 – The Ninja Warriors: Once Again, trailer available

Trailers & Details

New gameplay details were revealed for Nelke and the Legendary Alchemists.

The final Japanese trailer is out for The World Ends With You: Final Remix. It has also been confirmed that it will not support the Pro Controller.

The first trailer is out for Lapis Re Abyss, which will be localized under the title Lapis x Labyrinth.

Arc System Works has revealed story and gameplay details about The Missing: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memories.

Rebel Galaxy Outlaw has its first gameplay trailer.

The latest SNK 40th Anniversary Collection trailer introduces P.O.W. and Guerilla War.

The first trailer is out for Langrisser I & II.

A new Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk trailer shows the puppet soldier gameplay.

Updates & DLC

Rayman will be added to Brawlhalla on November 6.

Sega announced the DLC schedule for Valkyria Chronicles 4, as well as the free Japanese voice pack.

DLC is planned for Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes.

Nintendo 3DS News

Release Dates

Trailers & Details

The launch trailer is out for Yo-kai Watch Blasters.

In Conclusion

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

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