Nintendo news (August 26): Astral Chain / Nintendo Switch (Japan)

Today’s Nintendo news: various tidbits for Astral Chain, but also…

  • Nintendo Switch (Japan)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
  • Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo Minute)
  • Fire Emblem 0
  • Kirby

Astral Chain

Today, the latest DevBlog post for Astral Chain went live. This one is from Yokohama Naoya (Lead Environment Artist), who came to share some of his favourite scenic spots in the game. Click here to check them out!

Here’s the various screenshots from the blog post:

And here’s the launch trailer for the game:

And here’s some more footage for the game:

Finally, here’s a doodle from Takahisa Taura (Director):

Astral Chain (Switch) comes out on August 30th worldwide.

Nintendo Switch (Japan)

Nintendo have announced that the new Nintendo Switch model (with improved battery life) will officially be released in Japan on August 30th, on the same day as Astral Chain. Unlike other regions, Nintendo chose a hard date for Japan, after initially announcing that it would be released at the end of the month. Also, on the same day, pre-orders for the Nintendo Switch Lite will go live in Japan.

Source: Nintendo (Twitter)

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

Here’s some more footage for The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, with a collection of video clips shared over the past few days:

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Switch) comes out on September 20th worldwide.

Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo Minute)

Here’s the latest episode of Nintendo Minute, which is about Luigi’s Mansion 3 this time around:

Nintendo Minute is never a minute! This week we thought it would be fun to imagine Luigi’s Mansion 3 characters as real friends and evaluate whether they’d be good to hang out with or tough to hang out with. What do you think? Let us know. We’re getting so excited for Luigi’s Mansion 3 coming to Nintendo Switch on Oct. 31 (ooOOoooOoo spooky). We hope you enjoyed this video and we’ll see you next week!

-Kit & Krysta

Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Switch) comes out on October 31st worldwide.

Fire Emblem 0

Here’s the recording of the latest livestream for Fire Emblem 0:


Here’s pictures of merchandise from the latest Ichiban Kuji lottery in Japan:

Source: Famitsu



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