Daily Briefs (March 9): Yo-kai Watch 2 / MariCar / Silver the Hedgehog / Final Fantasy

Today’s Daily Briefs: official website for Yo-kai Watch 2 in Europe, but also…

  • MariCar
  • Silver the Hedgehog – First 4 Figures
  • Final Fantasy

Yo-kai Watch 2

In less than a month, Yo-kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits / Fleshy Souls will be released in Europe. If you want to try out the game, you can download a demo from the Nintendo eShop, and even get a Hovernyan Theme for your Nintendo 3DS if you do so before April 7th (make sure you redeem the download code before April 30th, though).

If you’re in need of a refresher about the game, its features, the Yo-kai that appears in it, and more, why not check out the official website by clicking here? That’s also where you will find a download link for the demo, if you don’t want to check out the Nintendo eShop right now!

Yo-kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits / Fleshy Souls (3DS) comes out on April 7th in Japan.

MariCar

A few days ago, we learned that Nintendo was suing MariCar (a company that offers “real-life Mario Kart” tours, complete with costumes of Mario characters). And this week, it was found that Nintendo attempted to have the MariCar trademark revoked earlier this year (in January), but the procedure was dismissed by the Japan Patent Office.

Nintendo argued that the MariCar trademark was intended to be mistaken for or confused with Nintendo’s own Mario Kart series. But the patent office ruled that MariCar was not widely as an abbreviation of Mario Kart, and adding that it was an unassociated trademark.

It looks like Nintendo decided to sue MariCar for copyright infrigement after that procedure with the Japan ended in failure.

Source: Japan Times

Silver the Hedgehog – First 4 Figures

Interested in the Silver the Hedgehog figure by First 4 Figures, that was revealed a few days ago? If yes, you can now pre-order it on Play-Asia, where it costs 240.98€. You have until March 20th to pre-order it.

NB: affiliate link.

Final Fantasy

Earlier today, Square-Enix shared a video retrospective of the Final Fantasy, looking back at its rich history that spans over 30 years.

Here it is:

Which Final Fantasy games have you played?


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