Daily Briefs (Aug. 28): SNES Classic / Shantae: Half-Genie Hero / Kirby

Today’s Daily Briefs: special Nintendo Power cover for the SNES Classic, but also…

  • Shantae: Half-Genie Hero
  • Metroid: Samus Returns
  • Kirby 25th Anniversary
  • Shakedown Hawaii
  • Chequered Cow
  • 3Souls

SNES Classic

If you read our post about Nintendo’s presence at PAX West, you already know that the company is going to give some special posters to visitors. Those are actually Nintendo Power-themed posters, meant to look like actual covers from the magazine.

If you cannot attend PAX West personally, but still want those posters, you can now download and print them from the gallery below (warning: big file size!):

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition / Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System launches on September 29th in Europe and North America. The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Famicom will be released on October 5th in Japan.

Source: Nintendo (Twitter)

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Here’s the launch trailer for the Pirate Queen’s Quest DLC for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, releasing tomorrow (August 29th) on Wii U and Nintendo Switch:

Metroid: Samus Returns

Here’s the latest screenshot for Metroid: Samus Returns, which shows one of the new gameplay mechanics. In this game, Samus can hang on ledges, and even pull herself up. She can also wall jump to reach high places!

Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS) comes out on September 15th, worldwide.

Source: Nintendo (Twitter)

Kirby 25th Anniversary

From September 9th to September 25th, Kiddy Land is hosting a special event celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Kirby series. Here’s pictures of the various bits of merchandise to be available on sale there:

Speaking of Kirby, here’s the latest video from the Domino King, which happens to be about Kirby!

Source: Famitsu

Shakedown Hawaii

Here’s the latest video clip for Shakedown Hawaii:

Shakedown Hawaii (Switch, 3DS – eShop) does not have a release date yet.

Chequered Cow

Earlier today, Chequered Cow finally shared some details and screenshots for their new Nintendo 3DS game, which happens to be a puzzle game. The goal consists is getting rid of all the coloured titles in the cube. As you hit a title, the colours radiate out, and you can rotate the cube to switch faces. This mysterious puzzle game will feature music by Ninichi.

Here’s some screenshots and a video clip:

Source: Chequered Cow (Twitter)


Today, Red Column published the latest devblog post for 3Souls, and more precisely the upcoming update adding the two new “episodes” (which are no longer episodes, and simply part of the main game). This one is about the gameplay in Nophes: you can click here to check it out!



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