Nintendo news (June 27): Astral Chain / Super Mario Maker 2

Today’s Nintendo news: latest official blog post for Astral Chain, but also…

  • Super Mario Maker 2
  • Dragon Quest Builders 2
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • ARMS
  • Dr. Mario World
  • Dragalia Lost

Astral Chain

The latest official blog post for Astral Chain is called A Scenic View of the Ark, and it’s from Yuki Suda (concept artist). It shares some details about the Ark, which is the artificial island the game takes place on.

Here’s an excerpt:

Many shots of the Ark that we’ve been able to show off so far feature an abundance of signs and billboards. These may look like neon, but in the world of ASTRAL CHAIN, signs like this are actually holographic projections. I had a major hand in creating all these signs as part of establishing the Ark’s aesthetic!

Click here to check out the full post!

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

Super Mario Maker 2

Here’s the latest videos for Super Mario Maker 2, with:

  • the latest episode of the Yoiko x Super Mario Maker 2 webshow
  • a special, extra episode of Nintendo Minute

Hi, not sure why we did this to ourselves but we attempted to play the multiplayer course from the Super Mario Maker 2 Invitational and wow… there are no words to describe this experience. Please watch till the end for something truly ridiculous. Thanks for watching and we’ll see you on Friday!

-Kit & Krysta

And here’s the latest video clip for the game:

Finally, here’s the latest set of screenshots for the game:

Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) comes out on June 28th worldwide.

Source: Famitsu

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Starting today, the demo version of Dragon Quest Builders 2 is available for download in Europe (it’s not yet available in North America, but it should be within the next few hours).

Here’s a web commercial for it:

Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Switch) comes out on July 12th in Europe and North America.

The Legend of Zelda

Yesterday, Nintendo shared a message from Eiji Aonuma about The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sequel, that were showcased and announced at E3 2019. The message doesn’t reveal anything really new, but it still makes for an interesting read: click here to check it out!

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Switch) comes out on September 20th worldwide.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sequel (Switch) does not have a release date yet.


Here’s the latest illustration for ARMS, celebrating Min Min’s victory in the Party Crash Bash event:

Source: Nintendo (Twitter)

Dr. Mario World

Here’s the latest Virus Vid for Dr. Mario World:

Dr. Mario World (Android, iOS) comes out on July 10th worldwide.

Dragalia Lost

Here’s the latest tutorial video for Dragalia Lost:

Dragalia Lost (Android, iOS) still does not have a release date in Europe yet.



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