September 23 – September 29: Nintendo News Bytes

September 23 – September 29: Nintendo News Bytes

As TGS draws to a close and we head toward October, we still have many exciting announcements to discuss. Tune in to the Nintendo Chit Chat podcast to learn more about the latest news.

Nintendo Switch News

New Games, Ports, & Localizations

Dragon Quest XI S was officially announced.

Neko Navy is coming to the Switch as Neko Navy: Daydream Edition.

Little Friends: Dogs & Cats was announced for December 6 for Japan.

Back in 1995, which is already out for the 3DS and PC, is now coming to the Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and Vita.

Art of Balance will be ported to the Switch on October 4 for $8.99.

Vertical Drop Heroes HD will also be ported to the Switch on October 4.

JackQuest: Tale of the Sword was announced for all major platforms.

Kemono Friends Picross will be localized on October 4.

Release Dates

September 27 – Elemental Knights Online R (Japan)
October 9 – Mark of the Ninja: Remastered, new trailer available
October 11 – Joggernauts, new trailer available
October 11 – “The Color of Madness” DLC for Darkest Dungeon, $4.99; free if you own the Ancestral Edition physically; new purchases of the digital Ancestral Edition will include it with a corresponding price increase
October 18 – Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption, new trailer available
October 19 – Tied Together, new trailer available
November 29 – Chou Tousouchuu & Chou Sentouchuu Double Pack (Japan), new trailer available
December 4 – Atelier Arland Deluxe Pack
December 20 – Fitness Boxing (Japan)
December 20 – Root Letter: Last Answer (Japan), trailer available
February 19 – Steins;Gate Elite, with 8-BIT ADV Steins;Gate included (new trailer available), limited edition also available for $89.99
Early 2019 – Nelke and the Legendary Alchemists

Trailers & Details

World of Final Fantasy Maxima will include a New Game Plus and other new features.

Telltale Games is reportedly looking for a way to to finish The Walking Dead: The Final Season.

The new Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! trailer introduces the new Mythical Pokémon Meltan.

A story trailer is out for Starlink: Battle for Atlas.

The first full trailer is out for Kamen Rider: Climax Scramble.

Square Enix released more gameplay details about Dragon Quest Builders 2.

Updates & DLC

Shovel Knight will be added to Brawlhalla.

Skullo Mania from Fighting EX Layer will be available as DLC for SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy on October 11.

The new Haunted Dungeons: Hyakki Castle update adds a post-game dungeon called “Revenge of the Doman.”

Nintendo 3DS News

Yo-kai Watch 3 was announced for the West, to be released February 8 in North America and winter in Europe.

Release Dates

Trailers & Details

A trailer is available for the “Moon Rabbit Crew” update to 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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