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Sword Art Online Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition will come to Switch (Nintendo) console on May 25th, 2019 in North America and Europe. In North America, the publisher offers only digital license, and players still cannot pre-order yet. However, in Europe, they offer both physical cartridge and digital license, plus players already can pre-order physical version via Amazon at the guaranteed price of £44.99 (tax included) (※NOTE: This is British Pound, the currency may change based on buyer’s region, plus the retailer may offer cheaper price). For who didn’t know, in previous post, the release date of Switch version of the game in Japan was announced alongside with essential information.
A brand new crossover title between Doraemon and Story of Seasons has been announced on February 13th, 2019 in Nintendo Direct, its teaser trailer is already posted on its official website. Doraemon Nobita’s Story of Seasons is designed for Switch (Nintendo) console exclusively by the joint development between Marvelous and 1-UP Studio, formerly Brownie Brown. It will be published by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment in 2019 in Japan. Even though it’s reported to be available in Japan, there is no word regarding to western release. In additional, other detailed information is still very limited as the specific release date isn’t yet declared, the price is also staying undisclosed, no confirmation for availability of physical bundle or limited package. According to the information written on the official website, it’s a single player game, follows simulation genre, exactly is farming style and owns an anime-style art under 3D graphics. The game basically is similar to Story of Seasons series but it’s featured by characters from Doraemon series, they work together to build up their farm and town. This includes plowing the fields to grow crops, taking care of cattle and sheep, conversing with the townspeople, and more. However, many Doraemon’s secret tools are especially revealed to be in game as well.
Sword Art Online Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition will come to Switch (Nintendo) console on April 25th, 2019 in Japan, then expand into NA and EU in spring 2019. The game was developed by Aquria and first released on PlayStation 4 (Sony) and PS Vita (Sony) in 2016 by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment. It then was ported to PC and released globally in 2017 via Steam. The publisher offers both physical cartridge and digital license at the price of ¥5,700 (tax excluded) (※NOTE: This is Japanese Yen, the currency may change based on buyer’s region, plus some retailers may offer cheaper price). Players don’t have to pay any extra fee for DLC as Switch version already includes all DLC(s) which were released in PS4 version up until now. To utilize the strong point of Switch console, all the sword moves including basic and skill attacks in previous versions have been adjusted to able to perform via Joy-Con’s motion control. In additional, local co-op mode is also implemented besides online mode. The game follows action RPG genre with anime-style art under 3D graphics.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment just revealed a teaser trailer for their new title called Dragon Ball Game Project Z as well as opened an official website for it. The game is designed and will be published for PlayStation 4 (Sony) and Xbox One (Microsoft) consoles by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment. The company planned to release it globally within 2019, however specific date isn’t shared. Plus, they also didn’t mention about the price. Details information regarding to the game is still very limited but the company confirmed that it will follow action RPG genre. Furthermore, if looking at the trailer, there is a high chance that the game will own anime-style art under 3D graphics.
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.
On December 14th, 2018 at the 1st livestream show in Japan, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment has opened pre-registration for a new title in Tales series called Tales of Crestoria. The game is designed for Android and iOS platforms by Wit Studio, and will be published by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment. The publisher planned to release it within 2019 in Japan, however specific date isn’t confirmed yet. Currently, players already can pre-register the game on its official website to receive newest information as well as pre-registration rewards. They also revealed that they do have global release plan for the game but they didn’t share detailed information regarding to pre-registration nor release date. If don’t want to wait or want to take a look first in case Japan client launches before Global client, players can download via Japan Play Store or any third-party app that provides apk file, however the language in game is Japanese. According to the information written on the official website (Japanese), 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 RPG genre but doesn’t know if it is action RPG or turn-based RPG, plus it owns an anime-style art under 3D graphics. The 2nd livestream show will be opened around mid January, 2019 for further information.
A new adaptation title of Hunter x Hunter called Hunter x Hunter Greed Adventure just started the service on December 5th, 2018 in Japan. The game is designed and published for Android and iOS platforms by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment. The company didn’t reveal any plan regarding to global release yet, so if deciding to play, players have to download via Japan Play Store or third-party app, plus the language in game is Japanese. In Japan, it has been launched as free-to-play app with in-app purchases (price range: ¥120/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 action RPG genre, even though called action, the battle is mainly automatic, players only need flick to avoid the attacks or tap to activate skill. Plus, in some battles, players can choose co-op mode instead of single player mode to clear the battle easier, the mode supports max up to four players. The game owns an anime-style art under 3D graphics with all characters in game are featured in their chibi forms. Furthermore, in its story, the game not only reflects a part of original works, but also leads players to a whole new arc.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment just announced a new collaboration between Tamagotchi and Pokémon. This brand new Tamagotchi device will be published on January 26th, 2019 in Japan with estimated price is ¥2,300/device (tax excluded). However, the company didn’t reveal any plan regarding to global release yet. There are two versions of Tamagotchi device including I Love Eevee and Colorful Friends. Each offers brown and pink colors for the shell respectively. In spite of two versions being showed, owners can only raise one specific Pokémon called Eevee with eight evolution forms including Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, and Sylveon. The form is decided based on how the owner has took care for Eevee. Furthermore, besides all the forms mentioned above, there are also some other hidden forms.