Daily Briefs (Sept. 21, Round 3): Sports Party / Dragon Ball FighterZ / Battle Princess Madelyn

Today’s Daily Briefs: Sports Party officially announced for the Nintendo Switch, but also…

  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Battle Princess Madelyn
  • Rocket League
  • SNK 40th Anniversary Collection
  • Inazuma Eleven Ares
  • Just Dance 2019
  • Banner Saga Trilogy
  • Cat Quest
  • LEGO Worlds

Sports Party

Today, Ubisoft finally announced Sports Party for the Nintendo Switch (after it leaked via the Korean rating board). As expected, it’s a party game featuring several sports: basketball, Frisbee, golf, Jet Ski, beach tennis, and skateboarding. It will be released on October 30th in Europe and North America.

Here’s the debut trailer:

And here’s plenty of details:

Sports Party will be available on October 30th 2018 on Nintendo Switch. Sea and Sun Sports are now within reach, accessible to anyone, everywhere! Sports Party takes you to the seaside where the beach meets the mountain to discover 6 outdoor sports. Faithfully replicate real-life movements with intuitive and inclusive controls, and get off your couch to challenge your family and friends, whether at home or on the go!

  • SIX MODERN AND CLASSIC SPORTS Enjoy Frisbee, Jet Ski, Basketball, Golf, Skateboarding and Beach Tennis! Discover several ways to play each sport, making Sports Party easy to play and fun to replay! Be the fastest at hitting targets with your Frisbee®, challenge your friends on 9 different golf tracks, win the race or do as many tricks as you can on your Jet Ski!
  • FUN FOR EVERYONE From kids to grandparents, everyone is going to love the intuitive, easy-to-pick-up controls! With accessible yet challenging gameplay, the game is suitable for all ages and is great fun for the whole family. It is the perfect way to spend time with your loved ones!
  • HOME AND ON THE GO Taking full advantage of the Switch technology, up to 4 players can play at home on their TV or in the tabletop mode. The handheld mode is also available with classic button controls! Have fun with Sports Party wherever you want!
  • CHAMPIONSHIP MODE Challenge your friends and family in a championship where a player is randomly chosen each round to pick the next sport. May the best player win!
  • A SUNNY ENVIRONMENT Enjoy the positive atmosphere of Sports Party Island and discover idyllic beaches, the marina, cliffs and many other amazing landmarks where the crowd is waiting to cheer you on!
  • CUSTOMIZATION AVATARS Customize your avatar in your very own style, from skin color and beards to tops, accessories and shoes. New items will be unlocked as you progress!
  • LIGHT EXERCISE Have a real feel-good moment with Sports Party! All you need to do is pick up a joycon and follow the intuitive and natural moves of the game to keep yourself active. Being healthy has never been so fun!

Finally, here’s the (Japanese) boxart and some screenshots, courtesy of Amazon:

Sports Party (Switch) comes out on October 30th in Europe and North America, and November 15th in Japan. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Dragon Ball FighterZ

Bandai-Namco has revealed yet another DLC character for Dragon Ball FighterZ: Android 17 (Super). His moveset video will be revealed tomorrow, but in the mean time, here’s some screenshots:

Unfortunately, it’s not clear when this new DLC character will be released, and if it will be available at launch on Nintendo Switch…

Dragon Ball FighterZ (Switch) comes out on September 27th in Japan, and September 28th in Europe and North America.

Source: Bandai-Namco (Twitter)

Battle Princess Madelyn

Earlier this week, 3 g o o announced that Causal Bit Games’ Battle Princess Madelyn will be released on December 20th in Japan. The game will be available on the Nintendo eShop (price: 2 200 Yen), but also at retail (price: 3 200 Yen). Unfortunately, that retail release will be a Japan exclusive, but it will offer an English language option, which means that players will be able to import it if they really want a physical copy of the game.

Here’s a trailer and some screenshots:

Battle Princess Madelyn (Switch) comes out on December 20th in Japan. No release date for Europe or North America yet. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: 4Gamer

Rocket League

Earlier this week, Psyonix announced that the next set of DLC for Rocket League will be released on September 24th worldwide. It’s the Hot Wheels Triple Threat DLC Pack, and it will cost $5.99.

Here’s a trailer:

Here’s what’s included in this DLC Pack:

  • Three Premium Battle-Cars: Gazella GT, MR11, and Fast 4WD
  • Four unique decals for each of the premium Battle-Cars
  • Gorilla, Snake, and Spider Toppers

But that’s not all! Some free DLC will also go live at the same, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Hot Wheels:

  • New Hot Wheels Rivals Arena
  • Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary-themed customization items

 You can find more details and pictures about the DLC on this page!

Finally, Psyonix has announced the release of the physical Hot Wheels Rocket League 5-Pack in mid-October, worldwide. It includes the following toys: Gazella GT, MR11, Fast 4WD, Bone Shaker, and Twin Mill III Battle-Cars. They will come with a serial code to unlock exclusive in-game DLC items!

Source: Psyonix PR

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection

Earlier this week, NIS America revealed two more games for the SNK 40th Anniversary Collection:

  • Street Smart

This 1989 beat’em up classic is all about throwing down your best fighting moves and claiming all the glory. Players can fight in eight directions with two unique fighting styles. Pick between the quick hitting moves of “Karate-man,” or the walloping hits of “Wrestler!”

  • Prehistoric Isle

Originally released in 1989, Prehistoric Isle features two pilots who explore an island, where many planes have disappeared, to discover a whole world full of unexpected discoveries! This horizontal shooter will take you on a trip to the era of Dinosaurs!

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection (Switch) comes out on November 13th in North America, and November 16th in Europe.

Source: NIS America PR

Inazuma Eleven Ares

Here’s the preview for the next episode of the Inazuma Eleven Ares anime series:

And here’s the recording of the latest episode of Weekly Inazuma Walker:

Inazuma Eleven Ares (Switch) comes out this Fall in Japan.

Just Dance 2019

Here’s the latest set of videos for Just Dance 2019:

Just Dance 2019 (Switch) comes out on October 23rd in Europe and North America.

Cat Quest

Yesterday, PQube announced that the retail release of Cat Quest has been delayed to October 9th in North America, due to stock delivery delays.

Source: PQube (Twitter)

Banner Saga Trilogy

Heads up, European player: the Banner Saga Trilogy will be available at retail from September 28th in Europe. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: Versus Evil PR

LEGO Worlds

Here’s the latest video for LEGO Worlds:


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