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Having gotten a Nintendo 3DS years after the system launched and having never owned a Nintendo DS before, I enjoyed checking out the massive library of games from Japan that I missed. Barring the multiple RPGs I played, there were quite a few Nintendo eShop exclusives that were constantly recommended. One of them was Pokémon developer Game Freak’s Pocket Card Jockey. Pocket Card Jockey blended elements of simulation games, horse racing, and solitaire to be something I never thought would work on paper, but it did. I only played a few hours of it when I bought it on 3DS,…

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Pocket Card Jockey: Ride On () from Pokemon developer Game Freak has launched on Apple Arcade. I’ve been playing it for about a week now, and like it quite a bit. Stay tuned for my full review soon. Pocket Card Jockey is one of the best 3DS eShop exclusives, and this remake for Apple Arcade is definitely one of the highlights of the service in recent months. Check out the official website here for more information. Pocket Card Jockey: Ride On is available here on Apple Arcade. Alongside the new release, a few notable games have gotten updates. Episode XOXO…

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Hello gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for January 19th, 2023. It’s Thursday, and that means we’ve got a lot of new releases to look at. For the first time this year, I’d say this is actually a really impressive lot of games. Probably more here I want to buy than I actually have money to buy. And tomorrow will add even more to the pile! Oh dear. After the usual summaries, we head over to the sales section to see what’s old and new. Let’s get to business! New Releases Persona 3 Portable ($19.99) Persona 3 is…

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Wales Interactive just revealed the first trailer for Ten Dates, the sequel to the interactive romantic comedy game Five Dates (Free). Ten Dates is due on Valentine’s day worldwide for mobile, PC, and consoles. Ten Dates features Misha from London who tricks her best friend Ryan into going on a speed dating event with her. It features real-time relationship status tracking that adapts the story, a streamer mode (likely not on mobile), and more. Watch the announcement trailer (via GodisaGeek) for Ten Dates from Wales Interactive below: As of this writing, pre-orders and pre-registrations aren’t available yet. You can wishlist…

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Hello gentle readers, and welcome to a slightly shorter SwitchArcade Round-Up for January 18th, 2023. As readers of yesterday’s article may know, I had to go to the fancy hospital today. Nothing too serious, but it ate up a good chunk of my day. Enough that I didn’t have time to do any reviews. That wouldn’t be a problem if it hadn’t been an otherwise slow day today, but here we are. One new release, though it looks like a decent one. We also have the usual lists of new sales and expiring discounts to round things out. Such is…

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Last week, Square Enix announced a new Dragon Quest game for mobile with a full reveal planned for today. The live stream in Japanese revealed Dragon Quest Champions for iOS and Android made in collaboration with Koei Tecmo. Koei Tecmo has worked with Square Enix on the Dragon Quest Heroes action games in the past. Dragon Quest Champions is a brand-new Dragon Quest RPG set for release in Japan with closed beta sign-ups now live in Japan. Dragon Quest Champions is the first new Dragon Quest mobile release since Dragon Quest Builders ($27.99) hit the platform last year. There will…

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Following last week’s release of Fatal Fury 3 ACA NeoGeo, SNK and Hamster have released the side-scrolling action game Sengoku 2 on iOS and Android worldwide. Sengoku 2 debuted in 1993, and the side-scroller has you taking on the role of a warrior summoned by a shrine princess. You fight across different periods in history to defeat the dark monarch. Sengoku 2 has charge attacks, defensive abilities, and more. I haven’t played this one yet much, but have owned it for a few years. I really need to play more of the ACA NeoGeo games I’ve bought on console over…

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Hello gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for January 17th, 2023. In today’s article, we’ve got a review of Joymasher and The Arcade Crew’s slick 16-bit action homage Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider. After that, there are a few new releases to look at, and the usual lists of new and expiring discounts on the eShop. Not the busiest of days, but the end of the week will make up for it. Let’s get to work! Reviews & Mini-Views Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider ($16.99) Moonrider is developer Joymasher’s fourth release on the Nintendo Switch, following Oniken, Odallus, and Blazing Chrome. I…

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Viking strategy game Northgard ($7.99) on both iOS and Android will get new DLC at the end of this month. The Shirogames developed experience will have the Clan of the Squirrel arrive as paid DLC on January 31st. If you’ve not kept up with Northgard, it hit mobile beginning with iOS and eventually came to Android through Playdigious following its PC and console launch including Nintendo Switch. The new Clan of the Squirrel will bring in a new warchief: Andhrímnir, a new cooking mechanic, a new relic : Yggdrasil’s root, and more. Check out the features and DLC artwork below:…

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Hello everyone, and welcome to the week! It’s time once again for our look back at the noteworthy updates of the last seven days. It appears the ice has finally properly shaken from the holidays, and we’ve got plenty of updates to pick from as a result. I’ve grabbed a bag of them for you to ponder over as you come to grips with the Monday ahead of you. Or behind you, depending on the time zone you are in and when this article is posted. Of course, you can keep an eye out for updates yourself by participating in…

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