MISTOVER would be coming to Switch (Nintendo) console and PC via Steam service in summer 2019, KRAFTON Game Union (former name: Bluehole) reported as the developer and publisher of the game. Its teaser trailer has been published by KRAFTON’s official channel on YouTube. The business model of the game is buy-to-play with additional DLC, and the company promised that even low spec PC is capable of running it. The game follows turn-based RPG genre mixing with strategy and roguelike elements. It owns a distinct anime-style art under 2D graphics. The detailed information regarding to the game such as early access, exact release date, exact price, availability of physical/digital form, bundle or limited edition is still staying undisclosed. However, the company shared that they would be revealing more information during the upcoming PAX EAST 2019 and NicoNico chokaigi 2019 events.

NOTE: The additional DLC can be published either under free or paid form.

Fangamer revealed that they would be publishing a physical bundle for Hollow Knight on May 31st, 2019. The game was designed for PlayStation 4 (Sony), Switch (Nintendo) consoles, PC via Steam service, and first published on February 24th, 2017 by Team Cherry. It follows action RPG with traditional side-scrolling of metroidvania style, and owns an cartoon-style art under 2D graphics. This bundle is applied for all supported platforms of the game, and will come with two editions including Standard and Collector’s. The distributor has started taking pre-orders via their official website. Besides domestic shipping, they also offers international shipping service for non-US customers with additional fee (details can be referred here.) The Standard Edition costs $29 for PS4/PC and $34 for Switch version, both included tax. It contains x1 copy of the game including full four DLC (physical form), x1 manual instruction, x1 Hallownest fold-out map. The Collector’s Edition costs $64 for PS4/PC and $69 for Switch version, both included tax. It contains x1 copy of the game including full four DLC (physical form), x1 manual instruction, x1 Hallownest fold-out map, x1 gold foil collector’s box, x1 knight brooch & stand, x1 quirrel comic book, x1 gold foil art print set, x1 papercraft set (pre-order bonus), x1 cleaning cloth (Switch version exclusive).

NOTE: The currency mentioned in this post is US Dollar so some additional fees such as currency exchange fee or shipping fee may be calculated for international orders. Even though the distributor supports both domestic and international shipping but they may not be able to ship to some regions and countries.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now available for worldwide pre-registration on Play Store of Android (Google). However, it hasn’t yet opened on App Store of iOS (Apple) so iOS users can only sign up for newest information via email on the official website of the game. The game is designed for Android and iOS platforms by the joint development between WB Games San Francisco and Niatic. It then will be published by Warner Bros. Entertainment. The publisher planned to release the game within 2019 but the exact date is still staying undisclosed. It will come as free-to-play game with in-app purchases (estimated price range: no information). The game follows turn-based RPG genre, the RPG element ranges from earning experience point to level up, joining one out of three factions leading by three professions, each offers different unique benefits to forming a team up to five people to perform Wizard Challenges which resembles the raids in Pokémon Go. It detects location with GPS making use of augmented reality (AR) technology combined with cartoon-style art under 3D graphics.

Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers (Japanese name: ディスティニーコネクト) will arrive on March 14th, 2019 in Japan (JP), then come to North America (NA) in fall 2019, however the exact date hasn’t yet revealed. The 2nd trailer  of the game has been published by Nippon Ichi Software’s official channel on YouTube. The game is designed for PlayStation 4 (Sony) and Switch (Nintendo) consoles by SYUPRO-DX. It then will be published by Nippon Ichi Software in JP, and by NIS America in NA. As for JP version, the game is available in both physical disc/cartridge and digital license form at the price of ¥7,776 (tax included), physical disc/cartridge can be purchased via 3rd party retailers such as Amazon Japan (international shipping eligible), while digital license can be purchased via PlayStation Store or Nintendo eShop  (※NOTE: This is Japanese Yen so some additional fees such as currency exchange fee, shipping fee may be calculated for non-Japan buyers. Shipment may not be supported for some countries. Some retailers may offer cheaper price). As for NA version, there is no official information regarding to physical cartridge/disc or digital license yet, instead the publisher currently offers a bundle served as limited edition at the price of $64.99 (tax included), which can be purchased via NIS America Online Store. The bundle contains x1 copy of the game (physical exclusive), x1 original soundtrack CD, x1 art book, x1 poster, x1 set of flippable COGS and x1 slammer coin. The game follows turn-based RPG genre, and owns a cartoon-style art under 3D graphics.

ASTRAL CHAIN, a brand new IP from PlatinumGames which was announced on February 13rd, 2019 in Nintendo Direct, already has its global release date set on August 30th, 2019. The trailer of the game is now available on Nintendo’s official channel on YouTube. This title is designed for Switch (Nintendo) exclusively by PlatinumGames, and will be published by Nintendo. The publisher offers both physical cartridge and digital license at the price of ¥8,618 (tax included). These can be pre-ordered on My Nintendo Store (domestic shipping only) or retailers such as Amazon  (international shipping eligible). Besides the base game, they also offers ASTRAL CHAIN COLLECTOR’S EDITION at the price of ¥10,778 (tax included), which contains x1 copy of the game (physical/digital), x1 original soundtrack CD, x1 artbook. It can be pre-ordered on My Nintendo Store (domestic shipping only) or retailers such as Amazon (international shipping eligible). This COLLECTOR’S EDITION is Japan version, and it’s the only one served as special edition as currently there is no official information regarding to western or European version (※NOTE: The currency used in this post is Japanese Yen, currency exchange fee and shipping fee may be calculated for foreign purchase, plus shipment may won’t be supported for some regions. Some retailers may offer cheaper price). The game follows action RPG and owns an anime-style art under 3D graphics. According to the information written on launch site, the game is playable with 2 players, however the detail is staying undisclosed.

BLOODSTAINED: CURSE OF THE MOON PHYSICAL BUNDLE HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED

Limited Run Games just revealed that they would be publishing a physical bundle for Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon. The game was designed for PlayStation 4 (Sony), PlayStation Vita (Sony), Xbox One (Microsoft), 3DS (Nintendo), Switch (Nintendo), PC via Steam service, and first published on May 24th, 2018 by Inti Creates. It follows action RPG genre with side-scrolling style, and owns an anime-style art under traditional 8-bit graphics. This bundle applies only for PS4, PS Vita, Switch versions and will be served as a limited-time limited edition, Collector’s Edition which contains x1 copy of the game (physical exclusive), x1 original soundtrack CD, x1 game case, x1 game case sleeve, x1 reversible 18×24 inch poster. It’s called limited-time because the distributor only takes pre-orders via their online store at the price of $54.99 (tax excluded) on March 15th, 2019 (Fri) at 10:00 and 18:00 (EST) (※NOTE: This is US Dollar, so currency exchange fee and shipping fee may be calculated for foreign purchase, plus shipment may won’t be supported for some regions). For who didn’t know, in previous post, an upcoming title of this game named Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will launch worldwide in summer 2019.

WIRELESS HORIPAD THE LEGEND OF ZELDA EDITION HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED

HORI just confirmed that their new product, Wireless HORIPAD The Legend of Zelda Edition will start available globally from April 30th, 2019. This controller is designed for Switch (Nintendo) console by HORI as a third-party maker, but it’s officially licensed by Nintendo. Buyers now can pre-order it either on Amazon US or Japan with the guaranteed price from the maker is $42.87 (tax included) or ¥6,454 (tax included) respectively (※NOTE: The currencies used in this post is US Dollar and Japanese Yen, currency exchange fee and shipping fee may be calculated for foreign purchase, plus shipment may won’t be supported for some regions. Some retailers may offer cheaper price).

Nintendo just confirmed that their new product, Nintendo Labo Joy-Con 04 VR Kit will start available globally from April 12nd, 2019. The company offers full VR Kit at the price of $79.99 (tax excluded), which contains x1 Nintendo Switch software and full materials to build six Joy-Con projects including x1 VR Googles, x1 Blaster, x1 Camera, x1 Elephant, x1 Bird, x1 Wind Pedal. Besides, they also offer a more affordable option as a Starter Set at the price of $39.99 (tax excluded), which contains x1 Nintendo Switch software and full materials to build two Joy-Con projects including x1 VR Googles, x1 Blaster. Then, buyers only need to pay additional $19.99 (tax excluded) to own either Expansion Set 1 or Set 2, each contains full materials to build two more Joy-Con projects including x1 Camera, x1 Elephant or x1 Bird, x1 Wind Pedal respectively (※NOTE: The currency used in this post is US Dollar, it may change based on buyer’s region, plus some retailers may offer cheaper price. The VR Kit doesn’t include Nintendo Switch system as it’s sold separately).

Fire Emblem: Three Houses, the 16th title of Fire Emblem series which was announced on February 13rd, 2019 in Nintendo Direct, already has its global release date set on July 26th, 2019. The trailer of the game now is available on Nintendo’s official channel on YouTube. This title is designed for Switch (Nintendo) console exclusively by the joint development between Intelligent Systems and Koei Techmo, then will be published by Nintendo. The publisher offers both physical cartridge and digital license at the price of ¥6,980 (tax excluded). In additional, they also offers many different limited packages based on regions. Currently, there are three regions that officially have its own version including Seasons of Warfare in North America, Fódlan Collection in Japan and an unnamed version in United Kingdom. Seasons of Warfare includes x1 copy of the game (physical/digital), x1 music CD, x1 artbook, x1 steelbook, x1 2020 calendar. Players can pre-order it via retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, etc. at the price of $99.99 (tax excluded) (※NOTE: This is US Dollar, currency exchange fee and shipping fee may be calculated for foreign purchase, plus shipment may won’t be supported for some regions. Some retailers may offer cheaper price). Fódlan Collection includes x1 copy of the game (physical/digital), x1 music CD, x1 artbook, x1 steelbook. Players can pre-order this via My Nintendo Store (domestic shipment only) or retailers such as Amazon (international shipment available) at the price of ¥9980 (tax excluded) (※NOTE: This is Japanese Yen, currency exchange fee and shipping fee may be calculated for foreign purchase, plus shipment may won’t be supported for some regions. Some retailers may offer cheaper price).The unnamed version isn’t available for pre-order yet but it includes x1 copy of the game (physical/digital), x1 music USB, x1 artbook, x1 steelbook, x3 metal charms. The game follows strategy genre, tactical style  with an anime-style art under 3D graphics.

THE LEGEND OF ZELDA CONCERT 2018 CD & BLU-RAY DISC RELEASE

CD and Blu-ray Disc versions of The Legend of Zelda Concert 2018 has been published on March 6th, 2019. Currently, Amazon Japan is taking international pre-orders. They offer for buyers two options including standard edition and limited edition with the prices are ¥3,000/package (tax excluded) and ¥5,500/package (tax excluded) respectively (※NOTE: This is Japanese Yen, the currency may change based on buyer’s region, plus the retailer may offer cheaper price). The limited edition consists of x2 music CD(s), x1 Blu-ray Disc, x3 metal charms, x1 postcard.