Rodea: The Sky Soldier Release Date Announced For Japan

We’ve finally got a release date for the long awaited Rodea: The Sky Soldier on the Nintendo 3DS and the Wii U. The bad news is it’s just for Japan and there’s no hints as to when the game from the former head of Sonic Team will be coming to the west. Anyway, Japan will be getting the action title on April 2nd. I’m sure we will see plenty of videos of the game in action once it’s finally released.

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Rune Factory 4 Confirmed To Be Coming To Europe On 11th December

XSEED Games and Marvelous Europe are delighted to announce that Rune Factory 4 for the Nintendo 3DS system will finally be cropping up in Europe and Australia on 11th December, 2014, exclusively via the Nintendo eShop at an RRP of £24.99/€29.99 and $49.95 AUD, respectively.

Rune Factory 4 is the latest instalment in the critically acclaimed Bokujo Monogatari spin-off series, which revolves around the same addictive life simulation and farming activities that its father franchise, now known as STORY OF SEASONS, is famous for. The Rune Factory series, however, also incorporates classic action-JRPG elements into the mix, all framed in a stunning fantasy setting. Taking place in the Kingdom of Norad, players must fill the shoes of a Prince or Princess and aid the people of a small, picturesque town named Selphia in achieving lasting peace and prosperity.

Created by acclaimed series producer Yoshifumi Hashimoto, Rune Factory 4 is by far the most ambitious title in this storied series. Boasting countless items, crops, weapons and other pieces of equipment to find and grow, as well as a substantial story with richly developed characters, innumerable hours of enjoyment await within the humble confines of this download. Players must farm and find romance among the town’s singles before setting off into the wilderness and surrounding dungeons to defeat or tame monsters. It’s a mix of play styles that has garnered well-earned praise both from fans and critics alike.

Rune Factory 4 has been the most successful iteration in the series to date, having sold out at North American retail stores on numerous occasions due to unprecedented demand. Fans outside of Japan and North America have been desperate to get their hands on this Nintendo 3DS system exclusive title ever since.

“We know how great Rune Factory 4 is, which is why we’re so happy it’s releasing in PAL territories” commented Steven Tarry, Marketing Manager, Marvelous Europe. “2014’s been a great year for Nintendo gamers, and this really is the icing on the cake.”

Super Smash Bros Wii U Release Date Pushed Forward In Europe

In a surprising turn of events, Nintendo Europe has tweeted that the release date for Super Smash Bros Wii U has been pushed forward. The brawler which was originally intended to release on December 5th will now be coming to Europe on November 28th. Good news for those gamers in Europe then.

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Pier Solar HD Coming To Wii U On November 6th

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You’ll be pleased to know that 16-bit RPG Pier Solar and the Great Architects will be arriving on the Wii U on November 6th, which isn’t too far away. The news was announced by the development studio WaterMelon who revealed the news via Facebook. The company posted an image of the game displayed on the Wii U GamePad giving gamers an idea of how WaterMelon will utilise the device.

Thanks, Michelle