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eShop News (Oct. 1) – Gurumin 3D release date / Circle Ent. news / Runner3

Today’s Nintendo eShop news: release date for Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure in North America, but also…

  • Circle Ent.
  • Runner3
  • SteamWorld Heist
  • Flight of Light

Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure

Yesterday, Mastiff finally announced the release date for Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure in North America. The game will be available from October 13th, and as announced previously, a free Nintendo 3DS Themes will be given away to everyone purchasing it at launch (until October 31st). The release date for Europe should follow shortly after the North American release.

Our Upcoming Releases page has been updated!

Circle Ent.

Some quick news regarding some upcoming games from Circle Ent.:

  • Mr. Pumpkin’s Adventure (Wii U) is still coming out in October
  • Fairune 2 (Nintendo 3DS) is still coming out in October
  • ASH (Nintendo 3DS) is still coming out in October
  • the English version of Mercenaries Saga 3 is almost done, and should be sent to Nintendo for lotcheck pretty soon!


Yesterday, the latest blog post for Runner3 was published on the game’s official website. This time around, it’s Jason Cirillo who wrote a few words, in order to talk about… the retro challenges!

Here’s an excerpt:

This time around, I’m absolutely thrilled to be hard at work on Runner3. The last time I worked on a Runner game with a numeral in it, it was Runner2. There, a big part of my job was designing the look and feel of the Retro Challenges. Well, I guess my work wasn’t a total disaster, because I’ve been asked to design the Retro Challenges yet again.

For those of you who don’t know, (which is approximately 99.99% of you) I am a huge fan of not just old video games, but also old cartoons and animation. I have always really enjoyed the stylings of Friz Freleng (Pink Panther, Ant and Aardvark) and Hanna-Barbera, particularly works from the 1960s and 70s. We thought this time around, it might be a lot of fun to explore those styles and see what we could do with those as inspiration.

Click here to check out the full thing!

SteamWorld Heist

Yesterday, NintendoLife published an interview with Brjann Sigurgeirsson, CEO of Image & Form. It covers various topics, such as SteamWorld Heist’s performance on Nintendo 3DS so far, how excting it is for Image & Form to see their games in stores, how important those retail releases are for the series and the company, and more.

Here’s an excerpt:

Around ten years ago we made PC/Mac CD-ROM retail games for a Scandinavian publisher. While it was exciting to see stuff we had made on store shelves, they still weren’t our games. This time it’s completely different. And while it may sound very straightforward putting two existing games onto a disc, very much work must gone into testing and what have you. Everything has to work flawlessly, otherwise the whole batch of discs are useless. In this case, it feels very good to have Nintendo around to approve it.

Click here to check out the full thing!

Flight of Light

Remember Flight of Light, the Rhythm/Racing game from James Coote (Crystalline Green)? It was successfully funded on Kickstarter, with a total of £2 710 pledged!


Founder and main writer for Perfectly Nintendo. Tried really hard to find something funny and witty to put here, but had to admit defeat.

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