Side Kicks! just revealed a brand new title called Bu$taFellows as well as opened an official website for it. The game is designed for Switch (Nintendo) console, smartphone running on Android/iOS platforms by Side Kicks!, and will be published by Nippon Cultural Broadcasting Extend INC.. The publisher planned to release it within 2019 in Japan, however specific date isn’t shared yet. They also didn’t reveal any plan regarding to global release so the language in game may only have Japanese. According to the information written on the official website, both Switch and smartphone version will be launched as pay-to-play software/app so there is no gacha nor microtransactions systems in game, however the publisher hasn’t yet mentioned about the price. The game follows visual novel genre, adventure style with traditional crime and suspense theme.

Onigiri will come to Switch (Nintendo) console on January 31st, 2019 as well as expand on PC by allowing download and play via Steam in February, 2019 but specific date isn’t shared. The game is originally designed for PC and first released in 2013 by CyberStep. Currently, it’s available on PC via client, PlayStation 4 (Sony), PS Vita (Sony) and Xbox One (Microsoft) consoles. The game especially supports cross-platform so players can play with friends on many platforms without problem. It follows MMORPG genre with anime-style art under 3D graphics.

Recently Asobimo just revealed two more new title based on Avabel Online (2013), one title is called Avabel EX and one more yet hasn’t named. Both are designed for Android and iOS platforms by Asobimo but the company didn’t share any information regarding to pre-registration, β-Test nor release date. For Avabel EX, it looks very alike to Avabel Lupinus, it follows action RPG genre and owns an anime-style art under 3D graphics with all characters in game are featured in their chibi forms. For unnamed one, the company only shared that it follows a whole new different genre in comparison with other titles in Avabel series but in-game graphics isn’t showed.

Asobimo just revealed a β-Test schedule for their remade title of Avabel Online (2013) called Avabel Lupinus (old name: Pokebel) via a post on official website. β-Test will be occurred on January 30th, 2019 in Japan but players still cannot apply for it yet, on this day before the company planned to officially start the service, but now the release date has been moved back to an unspecified date, however it still can be expected within 2019. The game is designed for Android and iOS platforms by Asobimo. They didn’t reveal any plan regarding to global release, so if deciding to play, players have to download via Japan Play Store or third-party app, plus the language in game is Japanese. Currently, players already can pre-register the game on its official website to receive newest information as well as pre-registration rewards. According to the information written on the official website, it will be launched as free-to-play with in-app purchases (estimated price range: ¥120/item¥9,800/item, ※NOTED: This is Japanese Yen, the currency may change based on buyer’s region), there is a high chance that gacha system will be implemented just like other mobile games. Same as previous title, the game still follows action RPG genre and owns an anime-style art under 3D graphics, however, all characters in game are featured in their chibi forms instead of full size form.

DeNa just revealed a β-Test schedule for their brand new title called Torikago via a post on official website. For now, they only shared that β-Test will be occurred around early February 2019, however there is no specific date nor period, and players still cannot apply for it yet. The game is designed for Android and iOS platforms by DeNa. The company planned to release it within 2018 in Japan before but has been moved back to 2019 with the reason for quality enhancement, along with the delay the release date hasn’t yet shared. Plus, they also didn’t reveal any plan regarding to global release, so if deciding to play, players have to download via Japan Play Store or third-party app, plus the language in game is Japanese. Currently, players already can pre-register the game on its official website to receive newest information as well as pre-registration rewards. According to the information written on the official website, it will be launched as free-to-play with in-app purchases (estimated price range: ¥120/item¥9,800/item, ※NOTED: This is Japanese Yen, the currency may change based on buyer’s region), there is a high chance that gacha system will be implemented just like other mobile games. The game follows turn-based RPG genre and owns an anime-style art under 3D graphics with all characters in game are featured in their chibi forms.

Big Crown: Showdown has arrived in Switch (Nintendo) console on January 21st, 2019 in Japan, take note that it has been launched on January 4th, 2019 in North America. The game is designed by Hyper Luminal Games. Besides Switch, it has been published for PlayStation 4 (Sony), Xbox One (Microsoft) consoles and PC via Steam on December 14th, 2018, all are by Sold Out Sales & Marketing. As for Switch, the publisher offers only digital license with the price is ¥1,390/copy (tax included) (※NOTE: This is Japanese Yen, the currency may change based on buyer’s region, plus some retailers may offer cheaper price). The game follows casual genre, action style with a simple rule – take down all the foes to become the winner, it is all about a battle royal combat that runs around four players. The game supports both local and online modes. For local mode, all four players can enjoy the game with only one Switch system but each player needs one controller to play, can use either Joy-Con (left/right only or both) or Pro Controller. For online mode, players can connect and play globally all over the world, however it requires Nintendo Switch Online subscription. The game owns an cartoon-style art under 2.5D graphics with all characters in game are featured in their chibi forms.

A branch new title called Mirage Memorial has opened pre-registration on January 21st, 2019. The game is designed and will be published for Android and iOS platforms by Efun Company Limited. The company planned to release it within February 2019 in Japan, however specific date isn’t shared yet. Plus, they also didn’t reveal any plan regarding to global release, so if deciding to play, players have to download via Japan Play Store or third-party app, and the language in game is Japanese. Currently, players already can pre-register the game on its official website to receive newest information as well as pre-registration rewards. According to the information written on the official website, it will be launched as free-to-play app with in-app purchases (estimated price range: ¥120/item¥9,800/item, ※NOTE: This is Japanese Yen, the currency may change based on buyer’s region), there is high chance that gacha system will be implemented just like other mobile games. The game follows action RPG genre, even though called action, the battle is mainly automatic, players only need tap to do reposition the characters or to activate their skills. The game owns an anime-style art under 2D graphics with all characters in game are featured in their chibi forms.

Revolve8: Episodic Dueling just started the service on start January 17, 2019 in some countries belongs to Asia Pacific. The game then will continuously start the service on January 22nd, 2019 in Japan and finally expand to global in more than 100 countries on February 6th, 2019. It is designed and published for Android and iOS platforms by Sega Game. Due to worldwide launch, the game offers many in-game languages including English, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Spanish and French. It has been launched as free-to-play app with in-app purchases (price range: ¥100/item¥9,800/item, ※NOTE: This is Japanese Yen, the currency may change based on buyer’s region), take note that gacha system is also implemented just like other mobile games. The game follows strategy genre, real-time card game style and owns an anime-style art under 2D graphics. The dueling system in game is builded up with one major rule: before starting, player has to choose eight hero cards and sets them into a deck, then skillfully combines those cards to destroy all enemy towers within three minutes to win the battle.

Hunter x Hunter Greed Adventure has been relaunched on January 17th, 2019 after its long-term maintenance due to critical bugs when it first released on December 5th, 2018. As apologize for the inconvenience, all players can roll gacha 3 times for FREE and a S rank card is guaranteed within those times. Besides, the game also sends 1,600 G Stone used for rolling gacha, players can take it via event tab belongs to mission button on Home screen.

A new title called Fishing Star: World Tour will start the service on January 31st, 2019 in Japan. The game is remade based on Fishing Star which has been launched as an Android/iOS app in 2017 in Japan, and will be published exclusively for Switch (Nintendo) console by GREE. The company offers only digital license with the price is ¥2,482/copy (tax excluded) (※NOTE: This is Japanese Yen, the currency may change based on buyer’s region, plus some retailers may offer cheaper price). The game follows sport genre, exactly is fishing style with anime-style art under 3D graphics. It also supports the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con Fishing Rod.

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