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Gaming News Week 20

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For a lot of gamers, this past week has been about exploring Hyrule again, finding old friends and lots of new ones too. Trying to get to grips with all the new things in Tears of the Kingdom, and honestly, just being amazed around every corner.

Still, there’s other news as well, so let’s take a look; enjoy!

BunHouse hops onto the Switch

The fluffy-tailed, laid-back gardening sim that we love, Bunhouse, has launched on Nintendo Switch on May 18th. Publisher Digerati announced that the game is also coming to PlayStation and Xbox later this year. It’ll be priced $19.99| € 19,99 | £ 17.99.

I loved BunHouse when I played it on the SteamDeck (Two Thumbs Up in my review) and I can only think it’ll play even better on the Switch! Even though it’s not a hard game, here’s our guide! 

Upcoming Wholesome Direct

Quite a few titles we have been following are going to appear in the next Wholesome Direct. It will take place on Saturday, June 10th @ 9:00 AM PDT / 12:00 PM EDT / 17:00 BST, and we expect a mention of Botany Manor and Magical Delicacy as well as Go-Go Town!

Marlon’s Mystery coming to Switch and Steam

Marlon’s Mystery: The darkside of crime is a captivating detective game that’s coming to the Nintendo Switch and Steam on May 25. Want to be a sleuth? In the game players can test their investigative skills by solving riddles and uncovering hidden objects. You will follow Abby Marlon and her apprentice, Jared Evans, as they are recruited by the Taylor family to investigate a murder case involving the youngest daughter, Eleanor, who has murdered her father and gotten away with the inheritance money.

To find Eleanor, Abby, and Jared must solve the mystery surrounding the family by travelling through various locations. Abby is a young woman with a past that has strengthened her sense of justice, and she has a sensitivity to art and drawing that helps her reflect on the facts before her. Jared is Abby’s apprentice who takes notes of everything others say to remember all the events of a case.

You can pre-order the game now in the eShop at a 10% discount until May 25th.

Dordogne on Steam

It’s been almost two years since Dordogne was mentioned in the Wholesome Direct. This debut title from French indie studio Un Je Ne Sais Quoi is a charming and wholesome adventure in hand-painted 3D watercolour.

You play as Mimi, a young woman visiting the house of her recently deceased grandmother who left her letters and puzzles to solve. To do so, Mimi will revisit her childhood memories and reconnect with the little girl who marvelled at everything. Dordogne is expected on June 13, and might make the jump to the Switch at a later time.

Want to be a Tester in Project ME?

Nuverse and Pathea Games have announced “Project ME”, a brand new game concept under development for the MY TIME universe. Carrying on the success of MY TIME games like My Time at Portia and My Time at Sandrock, “Project ME” will be a new title set in the same post-apocalyptic world filled with deep lore and diversified characters. The announcement features a trailer and a closed playtest sign-up, giving players an opportunity to take a sneak peek at the latest alpha playable build.

So, if you want to be a tester yourself? Don’t hesitate to go to their website and sign up!

First Ooblets Plushie: Shrumbo!

The people behind Ooblets have been working with Fangamer to create their first official plushie, which is Shrumbo! You can register your interest for Shrumbo here, which would give Fangamer an idea of how many should be produced.

In other Ooblets news, there’s a little update in the game as well. For people who were struggling to find places to display all their glimmyglobes, they added a new bookshelf and sideboard to do just that. There are a few different colours of each and of course, you can also display other stuff on them, too.

A few other things have been added as well:

  • Added ability to cancel Plenny’s quests from the quest log interface
  • Added ability to cancel clubhouse quests that are older than 2 days
  • Fixed post-endgame Mystery Can quest requirement
  • Fixed farm navmesh invisible walls bug

And don’t forget, the Springtime Event ends May 31st! You can read all about that in our news here. 

Tears of the Kingdom Fastest Selling Zelda Game

With over 10 million copies of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom sold in the first 3 days after release, it’s the fastest-selling game in the series. Plus, it’s also the fastest-selling Nintendo game ever in the Americas and in Europe.

If you want to show your love for the game with a special travel case from Nacon for all models of the Nintendo Switch, you can find it here. 

That’s it again for this week! Thanks for reading, and join me again for a cup of coffee or tea next week!

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