Monolith Soft is on a huge hiring push for Tokyo and Kyoto offices

With Xenoblade Chronicles gold and just waiting to be released in North America and Europe, developer Monolith Soft appears to be doing a big hiring push in its two offices in Tokyo and Kyoto. Here’s a quick list of the positions that the company is seeking to fill, which hints that some big projects could be under way. Tokyo Programmer Planner 3DCG Designer (Urgent!) 2D Designer Effect Designer Motion Designer Project Manager Kyoto 3DCG Designer (Mass Recruitment!)...
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Splatoon gets new Rapid Blaster Pro weapon

Just last week, Nintendo updated Splatoon with some new weapons, and this week they’re back with yet another addition. The newest weapon is the Rapid Blaster Pro, which is a bit different than the regular Rapid Blaster. The Rapid Blaster Pro has a longer range and is more efficient, but at the cost of a lower firing rate than the regular Rapid Blaster. Early next week, Nintendo will release a bigger Splatoon update (version 2.2.0) which will include a bunch of gameplay tweaks and bug f...
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You can build your own Pikachu at Build-A-Bear next year

Nintendo seems to be taking the Disney route to licensing some of their properties, as The Pokemon Company and Build-A-Bear Workshop will be teaming up in 2016 to offer customers the ability to make their own Pikachu. The new addition to Build-A-Bear will be available in the United States, Europe, Canada, and Australia and includes several different customization options. A pokeball hoodie and a custom Pikachu sound chip are just some of the options you’ll be able to customize about your ...
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Splatoon update fixes map glitch on Arowana Mall

Nintendo has been excellent at finding and fixing exploits and glitches on the maps released in Splatoon and the latest 2.2.0 update for the game seems to have fixed one of the most notorious out of map glitches in the game. Players used to be able to jump just right between the iron fencing of the upper levels of the map to land on a palm tree outside the map’s bounds. From there, unscrupulous players could blast Inklings while remaining unreachable and hidden. Now, Nintendo has removed the ...
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