El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is coming to Nintendo Switch [Update]

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is coming to Nintendo Switch. El Shaddai initially launched on PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2011, followed by a PC release in 2021.

The Matrix city demo made in UE5 has become a playground for creators

From Superman to giant kaiju to a beautiful traffic jam, the City Sample from The Matrix UE5 demo has become a playground for creators.

A 120 star speedrun of Super Mario 64 completed while blindfolded

Speedrunner Bubzia has completed a blindfolded 120 star speedrun of Super Mario 64 in 11 hours, 22 minutes, and 43 seconds. While there have been blindfolded runs of the game before, this is likely the first time that someone has completed a 120 star run while blindfolded.

miHoYo’s new anime-style ARPG Zenless Zone Zero starts CBT registration

miHoYo’s interactive entertainment brand HoYoverse has officially revealed their new fantasy action RPG Zenless Zone Zero. Registration for the game’s first closed beta test (referred to as The Turning Test) is now open.

Pokémon GO’s Remote Raid Pass bundle has seen a sudden price increase and players aren’t pleased

The price of a bundle of three Remote Raid Passes in Pokémon GO was raised to 300, an increase of 50 PokéCoins. This update was met with a mixed reaction from players, most of whom expressed disappointment.

The new Shiren the Wanderer game contains a message from a developer worried about the future of the franchise

The new Shiren the Wanderer game contains a message from a developer worried about the future of the franchise.

FFXIV meme ascends to official status in special live performance at Digital Fan Festival

FFXIV meme ascends to official status in special live performance at Digital Fan Festival.

FFXIV cookbook will be released for sale on November 9

FFXIV cookbook called The Ultimate Final Fantasy XIV Cookbook: The Essential Culinarian Guide to Hydaelyn will be released for sale on November 9.

Among Us related news might be announced at TGS2021 [UPDATE]

Among Us related news might be announced at TGS2021. While the teaser image strongly resembles characters of Among Us, it could just be an announcement of Among Us' Japanese physical edition, though.

Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis games will be part of Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack, scheduled to launch late October

Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis games will be part of Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack, scheduled to launch late October. Authentic Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis wireless controllers were also announced for $49.99 each.

River City Girls 2 will release in 2022 with online co-op & new playable characters

River City Girls 2 will release in 2022 with online co-op support & new playable characters. In related news, Shin Nekketsu Kōha: Kunio-tachi no Banka, in which Misako and Kyoko first appeared as playable characters, ​will be ported to current-gen consoles.

Jelly no Puzzle creator’s new game Yugo Puzzle is now available on Steam/itch.io

Jelly no Puzzle creator’s new game Yugo Puzzle is now available on Steam/itch.io. Your objective is to connect the jelly blocks of the same color.

Super Mario 64’s BLJ returns with Nintendo Switch Online

Super Mario 64’s BLJ returns with Nintendo Switch Online. The BLJ is not possible in the Japanese version, though, since the Japanese version is based on the Shindou Pak Taiou Version.

Biomutant’s Japanese audio had been re-recorded to fix the localization

Biomutant partially re-recorded the Japanese audio to fix the localization. Which makes sense since the narrator basically talks non-stop throughout the game, and reads out all the NPC dialogs, so you can’t just fix the texts and call it a day.

Headache, an abandoned museum exploration horror game, is coming to Steam Nov. 19

Headache, an abandoned museum exploration horror game, is coming to Steam Nov. 19 PST. Headache is being developed by MONZEN, a university student living in Japan.

Marvelous unveils the TRYDECK in arcades across Japan

Marvelous unveils the TRYDECK prize machine in arcades across Japan. They describe the TRYDECK as being a successor to the TRYPOD that introduces a new way to use mechanical arms.

Vtuber comes to life in Vtuber Maid Ramie announced for Switch and Steam

Vtuber Maid Ramie visual novel announced for Nintendo Switch and Steam. Live together with a Vtuber maid girl. The Switch version comes out in December, followed by the Steam version in January.

Roguelike deckbuilder Vivid Knight to release on Nintendo Switch Jan. 2022

Roguelike deckbuilder Vivid Knight to release on Nintendo Switch Jan. 2022. In Vivid Knight, players must match the “color” or “design” of jewels (=units) to activate powerful abilities.

Dragon Quest X Offline delayed until summer 2022 in Japan

Dragon Quest X Offline delayed until summer 2022 in Japan. It was initially scheduled to come out on February 26. Dragon Quest X Offline's The Sleeping Hero and the Guiding Allies expansion is also delayed from spring 2022 to autumn 2022.

Dusk Diver 2: 5th playable character & swimsuit DLC announced

Dusk Diver 2: 5th playable character & swimsuit DLC announced. A mysterious warrior named D.D. was unveiled as the fifth playable character.

Bishoujo puzzle game Mirror 2: Project X is the latest Steam hit with over 45,000 concurrent players

Bishoujo Match-3 puzzle game Mirror 2: Project X is the latest Steam hit with over 45,000 peak concurrent players. Mirror 2: Project X is a sequel to Mirror, an adults-only game that’s also available on Steam.

Is there a game where “The Empire” isn’t the bad guy? Japanese social media users discuss

Is there a game where “The Empire” isn’t the bad guy? Japanese social media users discuss. The name most brought up by readers was Romancing SaGa 2.

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