Daily Briefs (April 25, Round 2): Sonic Mania Plus / Octopath Traveler / Dragon Quest Builders 2

Today’s Daily Briefs (Round 2): release date and trailer for Sonic Mania Plus, but also…

  • Octopath Traveler
  • Dragon Quest Builders 2
  • Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 + 2
  • Tool Assisted Speedrun

Sonic Mania Plus

SEGA has announced that Sonic Mania Plus will be released on July 17th in Europe and North America (and July 19th in Japan). It will cost $29.99, with the Encore DLC Pack sold $4.99.

Here’s the latest trailer for the game:

Sonic Mania Plus builds off the momentum of one of the best platform games of 2017, Sonic Mania, introducing two new playable characters from past Sonic games, Mighty the Armadillo and Ray the Flying Squirrel and an Encore mode that will provide a fresh look to familiar zones with new challenges and layouts for new and veteran players alike. Competition and Time Attack modes will receive an update allowing four player competitions, and ghost challenges for time trials. This content packaged in an all-new physical edition which will come with a 32-page collector’s artbook, a reversible SEGA Genesis cover, and holographic packaging.

Sonic Mania Plus (Switch) comes out on July 17th in Europe and North America, and July 19th in Japan. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: SEGA PR

Octopath Traveler

Nintendo has just revealed the final boxart for Octopath Traveler in Europe and North America, which just happens to be perfectly identical to the Japanese boxart. But Nintendo of Europe did provide a clean version of the artwork used:

Octopath Traveler (Switch) comes out on July 13th, worldwide.

Source: Nintendo (Twitter) / Nintendo (Twitter)

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Here’s the latest set of screenshots for Dragon Quest Builders 2:

Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Switch) does not have a release date yet.

Source: 4Gamer

Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 + 2

Here’s the recording of the segment dedicated to Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 + 2 from the latest episode of Capcom TV:

Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 + 2 (Switch) comes out on July 24th in Europe and North America, and July 26th in Japan.

Tool Assisted Speedrun

Here’s the latest Tool Assisted Speedrun video for Nintendo consoles:

  • Lode Runner (GameBoy Advance) “Small world” by klmz in 16:01.88



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