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Daily Briefs (Aug. 15): Sonic Mania / Nine Parchments / Soul Saga

Today’s Daily Briefs: launch trailer for Sonic Mania, but also…

  • Nine Parchments
  • Soul Saga
  • NBA 2K18
  • Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver.
  • Boss Keys (The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds)
  • Tool Assisted Speedrun

Sonic Mania

Here’s the launch trailer for Sonic Mania, now available on the Nintendo eShop of the Nintendo Switch in Europe and North America (Japan has to wait a few more hours!):

Nine Parchments

Today, Frozenbyte uploaded a new trailer for Nine Parchments, introducing the 9 playable characters:

  • Carabel the Glacial
  • Cornelius Crownsteed
  • Marvek the Torrid
  • Nim the Cleaner
  • Owl
  • Gislan of Alcyon
  • Rudolfus the Strange
  • Amadeus from the Trine series

Nine Parchments (Switch – eShop) is releasing this year in Europe and North America.

Soul Saga

Yesterday, Disaster Cake posted the latest development blog post for Soul Saga. They explain that they’ve made quite a lot of progress recently, and that they’ve focused on cutscenes (which are almost completely done). They also began overhauling the airship exploration mode, with the biggest hurdle being the many assets for the airship scenes requiring optimisation (sometime, they even need to be recreated).

The thing is, that new airship exploration will offer seamless open world exploration, which is indeed quite the change. For more details, make sure to check out the development blog post by clicking here!

Soul Saga (Wii U – eShop) does not have a release date yet.

NBA 2K18

Here’s the latest “screenshots” for NBA 2K18:

NBA 2K18 (Switch – eShop) comes out on September 15th in Europe, and September 18th in Japan and North America. The retail release will follow at a later date, this Fall.

Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver.

Here’s some pictures for some Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. accessories, namely a Nintendo Switch storage box, and a Nintendo Switch pouch:

Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. (Switch) comes out on August 25th in Japan.

Source: Gamer

Boss Keys (The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds)

Here’s the latest episode of Boss Keys, which takes a look at the dungeon designs in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds!

Tool Assisted Speedrun

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

  • Kiteretsu Daihyakka (NES) by Michinaga in 10:17.88 


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