Daily Briefs (June 23): Sonic Mania / Battle Chasers: Nightwar / SMT Strange Journey Redux

Today’s Daily Briefs: Sonic Mania to get a Vinyl Album, but also…

  • Battle Chasers: Nightwar
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux
  • ARMS
  • River City: Knights of Justice
  • LEGO Dimensions
  • Touhou Kobuto: Burst Battle

Sonic Mania

Today, SEGA announced that Sonic Mania was getting an “exclusive” Vinyl Album, in partnership with Data Discs (who already released retro albums for OutRun, Streets of Rage, and more). This Vinyl Album will feature:

  • select tracks by Tee Lopes (Sonic Mania composer)
  • gatefold art with Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles with Green Hill Zone Act 2 in the background

There will be three variations:

  • Sonic Blue
  • Classic Black
  • Limited Edition

Pre-order will go live in mid-July.

Sonic Mania (Switch) comes out on August 15th in Europe and North America, and August 16th in Japan.

Source: SEGA PR

Battle Chasers: Nightwar

Here’s some gameplay footage for Battle Chasers: Nightwar, played on the Nintendo Switch:

Battle Chasers: Nightwar (Switch) will be released this Fall worldwide.

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux

Here’s the latest gameplay clip for Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux on Nintendo 3DS, this time showcasing one of the new character illustrations created specifically for this version of the game:

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (3DS) comes out this Fall in Japan, and in Early 2018 in Europe and North America.


Here’s the overview trailer for ARMS, uploaded… one week after launch, for some reason!

River City: Knights of Justice

Here’s the launch trailer for River City: Knights of Justice on Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo eShop), now available in Europe and North America:

Speaking of River City, Natsume has confirmed that River City: Rival Showdown would get a limited physical run (like River City: Tokyo Rumble did), at least in North America. More details will be shared closer to launch, sometime this Fall!

Source: Natsume

LEGO Dimensions

Here’s the latest trailer for LEGO Dimensions, introducing the upcoming Teen Titans content (releasing on September 15th):

Touhou Kobuto: Burst Battle

Want to a win a copy of the upcoming Touhou Kobuto: Burst Battle on the Nintendo Switch? If yes, you can do so by clicking here and taking part in the poll. Unfortunately, there’s a catch: you can only participate if you’re from North America. If you’re not, you can still vote in the poll, but you will not win anything…

Touhou Kobuto: Burst Battle (Switch) comes out on September 5th in North America, and September 8th in Europe.



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