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    news Japan Got A Few Extra Games In Its February Nintendo Direct

    As so often happens, it seems there were minor regional differences between the Nintendo Direct broadcasts for the east and west. Japanese fans were treated to games missing from the North American and European versions. First up is Dragon Quest Rivals, a free download first released on mobile back in 2017. It's an online card-based battler in the Hearthstone mould with characters from across the RPG series and cross-play between Switch and mobile. Next is a cutesy baseball game from Konami, Jikkyuu Powerful Pro Baseball, launching this year. Part of a long-running series, it's arguably most notable for being from Konami - they still make games, see! - but we're not the biggest baseball fans. Four-player co-op sounds interesting, though, if you like a spot of rounders. Finally we have a crossover, Doraemon: Nobitaโ€™s Story of Seasons, and we're a bit jealous. It appears to mix classic Harvest Moon-style gameplay with the cast of Doraemon in a beautiful watercolour world. Check out the trailer: Looks lovely, no? Hopefully we'll get some information about a western release soon SOURCE
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    news Thousands Line Up for โ€˜Dragon Maidโ€™ Supreme Collaboration

    LO ANGELES, CA โ€“ Crowds gathered outside of the Los Angeles Supreme store earlier this afternoon in anticipation for the skateboarding and streetwear brandโ€™s latest release in collaboration with anime series Miss Kobayashiโ€™s Dragon Maid. The collaboration features a limited run of various clothing and accessories incorporating Dragon Maid characters with the iconic Supreme box logo. Fans began lining up hours in advance in hopes of being among the first to partake in the launch. Unlike previous releases, the launch not only attracted the usual crowd of brand enthusiasts but fans of the Dragon Maid anime as well. Supreme collectors and so called โ€œhypebeastsโ€ found themselves beaten to the punch as anime fans began lining up hours before others had even arrived. โ€œIโ€™ve been to Anime Expo before so itโ€™s actually quite a relief to only have to wait for 12 hours before getting the opportunity to buy some merch,โ€ stated anime fan Brian Denmond who had been in line since the night before. โ€œNormally you have to line up for a badge before you can even begin to queue for the merchant hall.โ€ โ€œIโ€™m not sure what this Supreme thing is but once I heard from my Discord group that there were going to be Kanna shirts I knew I had to get down here,โ€ another young man near the beginning of the line told our correspondent. Others in line did not provide such positive feedback, feeling cheated by the sudden influx of anime fans that had taken over the front portion of the line. โ€œThis is total bull,โ€ said Nathan Dallas dressed in the finest name brands his parentsโ€™ money could buy. โ€œIโ€™m always here for the latest drop, but at this rate those damn weebs are going to grab all the good shit before I even get up there.โ€ When the door finally opened, all merchandise was reportedly sold out within 15 minutes. Those who had been lucky enough to make a purchase were last seen heading towards the Los Angeles Convention Center to begin saving their spot for Anime Expo. SOURCE
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    news Assassinโ€™s Creed III Remastered and Liberation Heading to Switch on May 21

    Ubisoft has confirmed the release date for Assassinโ€™s Creed III Remastered on Nintendo Switch. The newly remastered threequel will launch for the hybrid console on May 21st. The game includes all prior DLC, Assassinโ€™s Creed Liberation, and features Motion Aiming and touch input. Curiously, prior announcements of the game stated it would be launching on May 29th. We will keep you updated if other versions of the game have also had their release date moved forward. SOURCE
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    news Rune Factory 5 Announced for Switch

    Nintendo has announced Rune Factory 5 for Nintendo Switch. Well that's it. What did you expect? It's Nintendo. All they did was show this picture ยฏ\_(ใƒ„)_/ยฏ
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    news Platinum Games Reveal New Action Game โ€œAstral Chainโ€ for Switch

    Nintendo and Platinum Games have announced Astral Chain. The new action game is coming to Nintendo Switch on August 30th of this year. Featured above, you can view the announcement trailer for the game.
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    news Disney Reveals Plans for Live Action Ghibli Movies

    Mass entertainment company Disney made an informal industry announcement yesterday that it had begun plans to produce a series of live action adaptations of classic Studio Ghibli films. With live action versions of Dumbo, Aladdin, and Lion King already scheduled for release in just 2019 alone, Disney stated it had started to look into other properties to also give the live action treatment. Disney is already known to have been a major distributor of Studio Ghibli movies throughout North America so the move was seen as the next logical step for the company as is begins to run out of movies of its own to convert. No official statement was given as to which Ghibli films were being considered for a live action remake although rumors pointed to Spirited Away, Howlโ€™s Moving Castle, and My Neighbor Totoro as likely candidates. Disney did state that the release would feature โ€œmajor Hollywood talentโ€ with insider leaks revealing that Will Smith had already been contacted for a potential role. Major director talent from industry veterans James Cameron and Tim Burton was also rumored to be on the table. Disney assured fans that the completely necessary live action films would still follow the original stories of the Ghibli films with additional alterations only to โ€œmodernizeโ€ and โ€œbroaden the appealโ€ of the movies โ€“ something which definitely hasnโ€™t had a history of diminishing the original tone in other adaptations. The colorful imaginative worlds of Miyazakiโ€™s original works would also certainly not be lost in the conversion to the gritty realism of modern computer generated graphics. No set release dates have been announced so far, although most expect the first of the live action Ghibli films to arrive sometime in 2020. Not to be outdone, production company Legendary Entertainment also announced that it had begun preliminary production on a live action Beyblade film. Legendaryโ€™s movie is set to be directed by Micheal Bay and will feature a team of young heroes who battle hyper realistic robotic spinning weapons against each other. Source
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    news Rune Factory 4 Special Heads West in 2019

    Nintendo and Marvelous have announced a western release for Rune Factory 4 Special for the Switch. The upgraded port of the classic fantasy RPG will launch for the hybrid console sometime this year
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    news Super Mario Maker 2 Confirmed For Switch, Launches This June

    Nintendo has revealed that Super Mario Maker 2 will be launching on Nintendo Switch this summer. June, to be exact (well, more precise). The news was announced during today's Nintendo Direct, with Mario's latest level creator opening the show. Although it's still in development, the game is set to feature brand new features and new elements, expanding in the original Wii U release. As you can see in the trailer above, this game appears to add underwater options, slopes, and assets from the recent 3D games - Super Mario 3D Land and Super Mario 3D World. Looks like we'll be able to create even bigger, better, and more creative levels than ever before. SOURCE
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    news Linkโ€™s Awakening Remake Announced for Switch

    Nintendo has announced a remake for The Legend of Zelda: Linkโ€™s Awakening. The new remake is coming to Nintendo Switch. Featured above, you can view the announcement trailer for the game.
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    news This Idol-Themed Doormat Apologizes to You When Stepped On

    Continuing a long tradition of strange and questionable merchandise, music label Ariola Japan has released a series of cute, themed doormats each decorated with a picture of an idol. Their quirkiest feature is a pressure-activated speaker which allows the mat to apologize when stepped on. With the recent controversy surrounding Yamaguchi Maho, a member of Japanese idol group NGT48, questions have been raised as to whether this product was in poor taste. Yamaguchi, 23, was allegedly assaulted by two men outside her apartment, and later made to apologize by management after sharing the disturbing details on social media. Yamaguchi was questioned at a fan meetup as to whether she approved of the new but potentially offensive line of merchandise. โ€œI think itโ€™s cuteโ€ she responded with a nervous smile. NGT48 management later confirmed in a statement that all members should have no problems with their likeness being stepped on. High-tech โ€œsmartโ€ models, which interface with home security systems, can selectively reject unsolicited visitors such as boyfriends. The doormats will hit store shelves this February. Each comes with a 3-year-warranty before being considered โ€œretiredโ€, at which point the manufacturer highly suggests throwing it out and purchasing a new one. SOURCE
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    news Metroid Prime 4 Development Scrapped, Will Be Restarted Alongside Retro Studios

    Nintendo has issued an official statement updating fans on the progress of Metroid Prime 4. Sadly, development of the game has been entirely restarted. The message comes from Shinya Takahashi, Senior Managing Executive Officer at Nintendo. In the video above, Takahashi thanks fans for their continued excitement and support, before stating that "the current development progress has not reached the standard we seek in a sequel to the Metroid Prime series". It's a refreshingly open and honest update, and one that, while incredibly saddening for fans of the game, should hopefully provide reassurance that Nintendo wants this upcoming title to be of the highest quality. As such, development has been restructured entirely, and its producer Kensuke Tanabe will now work alongside Retro Studios, the team that developed the original Metroid Prime series. Naturally, this means it will be quite some time before we hear anything new about the game; Takahashi apologies for this again, ending the video by promising that the game "will stand shoulder to shoulder with the past Metroid Prime series titles". SOURCE
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    news Yakuza Kiwamiโ€™ Set For Debut Straight Into Watyermelon's (and Everyone Else's) Steam Accounts On February 19th

    Sega has sneakily confirmed the PC release date for the original Yakuza Kiwami. The news comes via a new animated GIF posted on the gameโ€™s Steam page, where a new โ€œMajimaaaa!โ€ category added just above the gameโ€™s main synopsis. It shows an animated gif of the aforementioned Goro Majima appearing out of a sewer cover. For a split second at the end of the gif, the words February 19th can be seen. Are you looking forward to it like @watyermelon is? Let us know in the comments! SOURCE
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    news PETA Initiates โ€˜Goblin Lives Matterโ€™ Movement

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), an international animal rights group, recently launched its โ€˜Goblin Lives Matterโ€™ campaign, an activist movement opposing the indiscriminate killing of goblins. The campaign is a response to increased animosity towards the species over the past few months. PETA advocates a controversial โ€˜no killโ€™ policy forbidding the harming of any sentient life regardless of reason. The same principle, it argues, should apply to goblins as well. On the other hand, many hold that killing goblins is justified due to their harmful relationship with humans. Goblins have a reputation for raiding human settlements, burning them to the ground and capturing the women for use as sex slaves. While well-populated areas are unaffected, many rural communities remain at risk. As a result, many local governments contract hunters in an effort to curb the goblin population. The most famous of these hunters, an enigma simply known as โ€˜Goblin Slayerโ€™, has even inspired a fantasy light novel series. Despite evidence that goblins are a direct threat to humanity, PETA remains adamant in its goal to protect all nonhuman creatures. โ€œA life is a life, no matter who it belongs to,โ€ a PETA spokesperson writes in a Facebook post. โ€œLike humans, goblins are emotional creatures. They have families and care for them. Every year, thousands of goblin children are orphaned or murdered! #goblinlivesmatterโ€. PETA is currently organizing a missionary trip into goblin territories to provide relief aid and conduct peace efforts. The operation hopes to establish a friendly liaison between the human and goblin races. Despite numerous warnings from authorities, PETA is confident that the expedition will go smoothly. SOURCE
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    news Russia Linked to HentaiHaven Shutdown

    Fans of animated Japanese adult entertainment have suffered another blow last month, with just days after Tumblr announced and implemented a system to ban all adult content site-wide, one of the most popular western hentai websites, HentaiHaven, has been shut down. The siteโ€™s sudden disappearance has left many fans shocked and dismayed. โ€œWhat the f**k am I supposed to do on Christmas now? Visit my family?โ€ commented one user, BlackerBible, on Twitter. Although the actual reason behind the sites abrupt closure is still ambiguous, sources close to Anime Maru have indicated the possible involvement of the Russian government. A leaked cable from the desk of Alexander Bortnikov, current director of the Federal Security Service, implicates the use of internal resources to have HentaiHaven removed from the internet, and to help reduce the impact that animated pornography (โ€œะฑะพะปัŒัˆะพะน ะถะธั€ ะฐะฝะธะผะต ะณั€ัƒะดัŒโ€œ) was having on the Russian populous nationally. Russia has yet to release any official statements on the matter, though the attack is a possible response to the surprise revelation from Pornhub earlier this month that Russia is one of the worlds largest consumers of hentai. โ€œIts typical Russian geopolitical posturingโ€ stated Hugo Voloshyn, professor of Eastern Media & Political Globalization at Yale University. โ€œThey start off fairly coy and tsundere, happy to brush things aside or simply ignore problems until they go away, but when push comes to shove, they have no hesitation to go full yandere, especially if they feel the situation gets out of control and could potentially leave them embarrassed, which I believe is what has happened here.โ€ The actual facts surrounding HentaiHavenโ€™s shutdown may never be revealed. But the growing prevalence of censorship or removal of adult content on a growing number of platforms has left observers worried that 2019 may become the year of the โ€œWaifupocolypseโ€, with additional rumors suggesting its only a matter of time before Kissanime.ru is next on the firing line. SOURCE
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    news It looks like Insomniac's Sunset Overdrive is heading to PC

    Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games' eye-searing (and extremely daft) open-world adventure Sunset Overdrive is almost certainly heading to PC, going by a new listing that's appeared on the ESRB ratings board website in the US. Sunset Overdrive originally launched in 2014 as an Xbox One exclusive, and saw Insomniac trying its hand at creating an open-world city adventure of its very own - well before it tackled Manhattan in this year's Spider-Man PS4 outing. Sunset Overdrive is a far from being a traditional open-world outing though; it's a ludicrous experience, positively heaving with daft jokes, ridiculous creatures and weaponry, and relentlessly over-the-top spectacle. It helps, too, that its metropolis of Sunset City - besieged, as it is, by deranged humans-turned-monsters following a terrible mishap involving the local fizzy drinks company - is a gleefully designed playground, full of riotous colour and thrilling architectural jumble. It's perfectly realised for a game that's a little bit parkour-platformer, a little bit shooter, and it fosters a wonderful sense of fluidity thanks to its tangle of zip-lines and grind rails. All of which is to say that a PC release would be extremely welcome - and seemingly inevitable. Sunset Overdrive PC has now appeared on two separate ratings board listings - first in Korea, and most recently on the ESRB's website. Regrettably, neither outlet has hinted at a possible release date, but it very much seems that we're now talking 'when' rather than 'if'. Eurogamer's Christian Donlan is a big fan of Sunset Overdrive (if not its occasional dips into 'how do you do fellow kids?' territory), and handled reviewing duties back in 2014. "If you wanted to be uncharitable, you could voice the suspicion that a great many baseball caps were turned backwards in the echoing board room where this project was greenlit," he said, "but with the campaign done and the city freshly filled with challenges, I don't really feel like being uncharitable. Beneath the glorious tech, and once the writing relaxes a little, Sunset Overdrive's wonderfully lurid and heartfelt - a bit like playing an old 4AD album sleeve." SOURCE
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    news Frontier Developments Working on New Game

    Weโ€™ve learned that Frontier Developments have been working on their next game. The developer, known for various titles like Elite Dangerous, Planet Coaster, and Jurassic World Evolution, is set to reveal a new game in what theyโ€™re calling their โ€œfourth game franchise,โ€ news confirmed in their latest investors report. More information, like hopefully a proper reveal, are set to arrive โ€œin the coming months.โ€ Further details arenโ€™t confirmed, however we know the developer is targeting a release sometime in the 2020 fiscal year, meaning anytime between June 1st, 2019 through May 31st, 2020. Weโ€™ll keep you guys posted. SOURCE
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    news Persona Q2 rated by Australian Classification Board

    If there's an impending western release, you can usually count on Australia's Classification Board to leak the details prior to an official announcement. Atlus has submitted the Nintendo 3DS title Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth to be rated, which, as of today, it has received a M, a typical rating for games in the Persona series. Thus, it's safe to say that a western release reveal is imminent. Persona Q2 is a sequel to 2014's Etrian Odyssey and Persona mash-up, Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth. The sequel will focus on the cast from Persona 5 interacting with characters from 3 and 4, as well as the feMC protagonist from Persona 3 Portable. Koch Media is listed as the publisher on the Australian page, likely meaning that its subsidiary Deep Silver will be in charge of publishing the game in European and Australian territories. SOURCE
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    news Slightly Mad Studios chooses final design for its Mad Box console

    After teasing a couple of possible designs for their upcoming Mad Box console, Slightly Mad Studios' CEO Ian Bell revealed via Twitter the design that the company has opted for. If you were following the recent flow of design concepts shared, then you will recognize it as the fourth render, the futuristic-looking rectangular shaped one that supports three orientations: horizontal, vertical and wall mounted. It also features a front touch screen that supports slide, click and tap actions while displaying what is currently being played. Ian Bell further adds that the design "might be slightly amended over time...". The company's founder later posted another tweet with a concept video teasing the console running games and other media: Do you approve of the console's design? What would you like to see changed or improved in the final look?
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    news Windows 7 enters its final year of free support

    Licensing and support lifecycles are not really the easiest topics to illustrate. Windows 7's five years of extended support will expire on January 14, 2020โ€”exactly one year from today. After this date, security fixes will no longer be freely available for the operating system that's still widely used. As always, the end of free support does not mean the end of support entirely. Microsoft has long offered paid support options for its operating systems beyond their normal lifetime, and Windows 7 is no different. What is different is the way that paid support will be offered. For previous versions of Windows, companies had to enter into a support contract of some kind to continue to receive patches. For Windows 7, however, the extra patches will simply be an optional extra that can be added to an existing volume license subscriptionโ€”no separate support contract neededโ€”on a per-device basis. These Extended Security Updates (ESU) will be available for three years after the 2020 cut-off, with prices escalating each year. As an alternative, Microsoft is offering all three years of ESUs to customers of the new Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service at no extra cost. This service offers cloud-hosted virtual machines running Windows 7 plus whatever applications are needed, and those virtual machines will continue to be patched into 2023. WVD uses existing Windows Enterprise E3 licenses, and it runs on the full range of Azure virtual machines, with no additional costs incurred. This includes, for example, GPU-equipped VMs, meaning that WVD should be usable for a wide range of workloads, just as long as running them in the cloud in the first place is acceptable. Office 365 ProPlusโ€”the name given to the continuously updated subscription version of Officeโ€”will continue to be supported on Windows 7, but only with the ESUs applied. Similar policies exist for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. These also drop out of free support in one year. For on-premises deployments, customers will be able to buy the Extended Security Updates, but workloads in Azure will receive all three years of fixes for free. SOURCE
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    news Facebook Hires Drax The Destroyer To Distinguish Between Satire, Fake News

    MENLO PARK, CAโ€”Facebook has hired the fierce warrior Drax the Destroyer as its new Head of Satire Detection to help the company and users at large distinguish between satire and fake news, the social network announced at a press conference Friday. The notorious literalist will comb through viral stories rapidly spreading across Facebook and flag stories as satire or fake news using his impressive ability to properly interpret the subtle meaning of metaphors, allegory, and satire. โ€œNo satire goes over my head. My reflexes are too fast. I would catch it,โ€ Drax said to a crowd of reporters at Facebook headquarters. โ€œI am very excited to work with this company. Now, where is the book filled with human faces for me to start combing through with this comb that was mentioned?โ€ When Draxโ€™s handlers explained that Facebook is actually just a website, he nodded sagely. โ€œAh, a location filled with the webs of deadly spiders. Where are they, so I may kill them?โ€ He then spotted a cobweb in the corner and lept at it savagely, crying out, โ€œMETAPHOR!โ€ as he stabbed the โ€œwebsiteโ€ to death. At publishing time, Drax had flagged every news story and satire article on Facebook as fake news after taking every single one of them 100% literally. The company was said to be โ€œvery pleasedโ€ with his performance so far. SOURCE
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    news Epic Games Store now has a refund policy matching Steamโ€™s

    The Epic Games Store has updated its refund policy to one matching the terms of the Steam marketplace, providing for unconditional refunds of games within two weeks of purchase and less than two hours played. The news came this morning on Twitter from Sergey Galyonkin, Epicโ€™s director of publishing strategy. For pre-ordered games, the return window is until 14 days after the gameโ€™s launch date. Both the two-week timeframe and two-hour trial period are features of Valveโ€™s return policy, which it implemented in June 2015. Galyonkin said Epic is in the process of developing a self-service form for filing and receiving refunds. For now, players who want their money back will have to open a ticket with Epic Games support. Further down the Twitter thread in which he announced this, Galyonkin said that the Epic Games store will one day add user reviews. However, developers will have to opt-in to having reviews of their products on the storefront. โ€œPlus we want to have a solution against review-bombing,โ€ he added. The store, which launched in December, now supports a total of 130 countries in 30 different regions for regional pricing, Galyonkin said. The process of adding regional currencies and listing games according to local prices will take some time, according to him; for now, they are being sold in dollars. The refund change is not related to, but does follow the Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina doling out an F rating for the Fortnite maker, based on scores of unanswered complaints lodged with the bureau. Most of those complaints involved unauthorized or improper charges, and poor response to customers resolving their accounts. The BBB said Epic had received 279 total complaints in 2018, 247 of which had gone unanswered. A news release noted that Epic did not respond to the BBBโ€™s request for its side of the story here. The Epic Games Store is just two months old, but itโ€™s swiftly spinning up as a competitor to Steam, which has dominated the PC digital market for more than a decade. Epic Games started by offering a more favorable rate to developers โ€” 88 percent for them, as opposed to the 70 percent they get on Steam. And earlier this week, Ubisoft announced that March 15โ€™s Tom Clancyโ€™s The Division 2 will launch for Windows PC on UPlay and the Epic Games Store, skipping Steam entirely. SOURCE
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    news Datamine potentially shows SNES games for Nintendo Switch Online

    Those that have access to Nintendo Switch Online are likely familiar with the included NES titles with the subscription. Though Nintendo adds a handful of new games to the lineup each month (Zelda 2 and Blaster Master are Jan. 2019's new additions) many fans have been clamoring for Super Nintendo games to also be added. While nothing has been officially stated at this time, it seems a datamine might have let the cat out of the bag a little early, as Twitter user KapuccinoHeck has discovered a list of 22 SNES games within the data for the NES Online app, which were reportedly added in the last Switch software update. The 22 titles are as follows: Super Mario Kart Super Soccer Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past Demon's Crest Yoshi's Island Stunt Race FX Kirby's Dream Course Pop'n Twinbee Star Fox Contra 3 Kirby Super Star Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts Kirby's Dreamland 3 Super Metroid Super Mario World Pilotwings F-Zero Star Fox 2 Super Punch Out! The Legend of the Mystical Ninja Super Mario All Stars Breath of Fire 2 This list manages to differ from what the SNES Classic offers, with Final Fantasy VI, Super Mario RPG, Castlevania IV, Donkey Kong Country, Mega Man X, Earthbound, and Secret of Mana missing from what would supposedly be given through the Nintendo Switch Online service. However, these titles could be planned for future monthly updates rather than being rolled out all at once. Presumably, since the NES games have extra features, such as online play and save states, these would be carried over to the SNES games as well. At the time of writing, though, nothing is concrete, and the list is merely a datamine with unconfirmed information. SOURCE
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    news 26-Year Old Japanese Single Mother Teacher was Arrested for Inviting an Underage High School Boy to Her Home

    A 26-year old Japanese woman was arrested for suspected kidnapping of a 16-year old high school boy in Hyogo Prefecture that happened on Christmas Eve last year. The suspect claimed that she only merely invited the boy to her apartment. โ€œI let him in since he told me he was having problems. There was no involuntary confinement at all,โ€ the teacher said. According to the police report filed by the boyโ€™s mother, the relationship between her son and the teacher has been going on for quite some time. The mother also sent a complaint to the school in September because the suspect was calling their residence hoping to lure him to get into her house. The minor confirmed that nothing sexual has happened between him and his sensei. However, he approached her one day and said that he was going to officially cut off ties with his family which led to him staying in her apartment from 22 December 4 p.m. to 23 December 4:50 a.m., which alarmed his mother and led to the womanโ€™s arrest for suspected kidnapping. The teacher was immediately released the next day. In a report by Livedoor News, the teacher is a single mother of two hoping to get a job in the entertainment industry. SOURCE
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    news Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen headed to Nintendo Switch

    Joining the leagues of other last-gen games making their way to the Nintendo Switch is one of Capcom's ARPG games, Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen. Originally released in 2013, Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen is an enhanced version of the original game, boasting an extra dungeon, new weapons, and more story content over the original 2012 release. The Nintendo Switch port is planned to launch on April 23 of this year, and will retail for $29.99. SOURCE
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    news Police say itโ€™s a CRIME to stop and pick up chicken tenders spilled on the highway.

    CENTRE, Ala. (AP) โ€” These chicken tenders arenโ€™t for pick-up. An Alabama sheriffโ€™s office is warning people against eating chicken that tumbled on to a rural highway after a truck wreck. An 18-wheeler crashed on Alabama 35 on Sunday, spilling boxes of chicken tenders in Cherokee County near the Georgia line. Motorists began stopping to pick up the food, which authorities say created a traffic hazard. The Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency posted a notice on its Facebook page asking people to quit picking up the chicken. The notice says the food isnโ€™t safe to eat after hours on the ground. The post also says the situation was creating a traffic hazard and itโ€™s a crime to block traffic. Violators could face charges. The sheriffโ€™s office says a wrecker crew was on the scene Monday cleaning up the mess. SOURCE