Nintendo Switch Eshop Releases This Week: Catherine: Full Body, Superliminal, And More

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While the mid-year period is generally pretty quiet as far as big releases go, the Switch is still getting plenty of new games including some unique indies and the Switch port of Catherine: Full Body.

Nintendo's Paper Mario: The Origami King won't be out for almost two weeks still, meaning there's still time for Switch fanatics to get stuck into Catherine: Full Body, the upgraded remake of Catherine that still lives up to the original's messed up concept.

Other highlights in this week's eShop include Superliminal, a first-person puzzle game focusing on optical illusions, and Vigor, a free to play loot shooter arriving near the end of the week.

Team Fortress 2 Classic Mod Is Available In Full Now

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If you often find yourself yearning for a simpler era of online multiplayer games, before Overwatch, or Fortnite, or any kind of battle royale, Team Fortress 2 Classic may be for you. As picked up by VG24/7, the Death and Taxes update on the classic mod is now live, marking TF2 Classic's official release.

Although Valve still supports and occasionally updates Team Fortress 2 over a decade after it was originally released, many players feel the live game doesn't reflect the version they played in its heyday in the years after release.

"Team Fortress 2 Classic is a re-imagining of the 2008-2009 era of the original Team Fortress 2, [which we] consider the "Classic Era", featuring old features that were scrapped and worked upon, or new content such as new weapons and gamemodes," the mod's website explains. Despite being a huge undertaking, the TF2 Classic mod is entirely fan-made by team Eminoma.

Pokemon: Twilight Wing Anime's Penultimate Episode Is Full Of Ghosts And Emotion

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Episode 6 of Pokemon: Twilight Wings is now available in English, further exploring the world of Galar, the continent explored in Pokemon Sword & Shield. The episode, which focuses on gym leader Allister and some previously unseen characters, is a surprisingly emotional little story about two kids in hospital.

The episode, which is called Moonlight and can be watched in full below, isn't particularly heavy on Pokemon outside of a few ghost types--it's more about two kids struggling to come to terms with what their undefined illness means for their future as Pokemon trainers.

Happily, the tone is kept pretty light despite some potentially heavy themes, and it's heavily implied that both kids will be okay.

Moonlight also gives us some more insight into Allister, a character that is exclusive to Pokemon Shield.

It's not as good as, say, Barry Jenkins' Best Picture Oscar-winning 2016 film Moonlight, but it's still pretty nice.

Pokemon: Twilight Wings is set to run for seven episodes in total, so there's one more to go. These episodes have done a good job of fleshing out the world of Galar, which has also expanded in-game recently thanks to the Isle of Armor expansion.

Brie Larson Starts YouTube Channel And Reveals The Movies She Auditioned For

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Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson, who plays Captain Marvel in the MCU, has started a new YouTube channel. In this first episode, Larson invites a series of famous YouTube users and people in her life--including Sean Evans from Hot Ones and even her grandmother--to give her advice on how to make a popular YouTube channel. She also shared some secrets about her life in Hollywood.

Larson revealed that she auditioned for Star Wars, The Hunger Games, and Terminator: Genisys. She did not share any details on the specific parts she tried out for, so we can only guess. On the subject of the Terminator, Larson shared that she got a flat tire on the way to the audition, and then "got a flat tire at the audition" so to speak, and ultimately did not get the part.

Also in the video, Larson speaks briefly about her love of video games, and she says future videos could cover that topic. She also confirmed that she plays Fortnite and might make a future video about playing Duos with another celebrity streamer. Appearing on Hot Ones recently, Larson spoke at length about her love for Super Mario 3D World and Nintendo games in general.

EA Sports UFC 4 Reveal Will Finally Happen Very Soon After Many Leaks

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EA Sports is now just days away from announcing the long-rumored EA Sports UFC 4. A promotional poster for the upcoming UFC 251 fight states that the upcoming fight will host the reveal of the game on July 11.

You can see in the poster below that the "official reveal" of EA Sports UFC 4 will take place alongside the event. We'll report back with more details as they're announced.

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Listen To The Cyberpunk 2077 Theme As Performed By A Beatbox Champion

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Even though we're still some months out from Cyberpunk 2077's recently delayed release date, everyone's getting hyped about the upcoming game. Now musical covers from fans are popping up, such as Russian beatboxer Improver's take on the Cyberpunk theme, as picked up by VG24/7.

Improver took out the top spot at last year's Russian Beatbox Championships and since then has added a bunch of beatbox covers to his YouTube channel. Known for his skill with techno-style music involving synths, tackling the Cyberpunk theme was likely a no-brainer for Improver.

While Cyberpunk 2077 is still almost four months out from release, we're learning more about the game every day from CD Projekt Red. The first Night City Wire presentation went live last month, with a second episode set to air in the next few weeks.

Mission: Impossible 7 And Other Films Will Resume Production In The UK Very Soon

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Mission: Impossible 7 and other films with plans to shoot in the UK. As noted by The Hollywood Reporter, the UK government is making an exemption for some international blockbuster films with plans to shoot in the country, as long as individuals travelling to the country stay within "bubbled" work environments and do not interact outside of them.

Film productions around the world are currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. New Zealand has now allowed film productions to resume as the country continues to report no new cases a day, and while the UK is still seeing many new cases, precautions are being taken.

Oliver Dowden, the UK's secretary of state for digital, culture, media, and sport, says that he has discussed plans directly with Mission: Impossible star and producer Tom Cruise, and plans are underway to ensure that filming can begin again soon, although cast and crew coming into the country will need to self-isolate before filming can start.

Sony Uses Many Robots To Make A New PS4 Every 30 Seconds

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A new report from Nikkei's Asian Review offers a behind-the-scenes look at Sony's PlayStation manufacturing plant in Japan. One of the most notable takeaways is that the process of making a PlayStation console is now largely automated--that's right, robots are building game consoles.

The report says this advanced automation allows the PlayStation manufacturing plant in Kisarazu to assemble one PlayStation 4 console every 30 seconds.

There are humans involved in the process in a limited capacity--two humans put bare motherboards on the assembly line, and two others package the final consoles once they're made.

The World Ends With You Anime Will Premiere Next Year, Here's The First Trailer

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The World Ends With You, the cult-classic Nintendo DS 2008 RPG that received an updated Switch port in 2018, is getting an anime, and now the first trailer is here to show off its fantastic art style. The trailer, released as part of Anime Expo Live, reveals that this is a pretty direct adaptation of the anime.

The trailer has launched alongside an updated website, which reveals the character designs and plot details--albeit in Japanese. The series is set to debut next year.

You can watch the trailer for The World Ends With You: The Animation below. Production is being handled by Domerica and Shin-El Animation.

Doom Eternal Devs Promise A Switch Release Date Soon And A Polished Port

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Doom Eternal launched earlier this year on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Stadia, but the promised Switch port has not yet come out. Considering the quality of the first game's Switch port, expectations are high for the sequel, but a release date still hasn't been announced. According to the game's producers, that's set to change soon.

In an interview with Gamereactor, picked up on by Nintendo Everything, Id Software's Marty Stratton and Hugo Martin have promised that more news on the port, which is being handled by Switch port specialists Panic Button, will be revealed before too long. "We’ll be talking about the release date pretty soon," Stratton said. "We haven’t announced that yet – I can’t do that now. It’s really made great progress."

Stratton, who calls the other console versions of the game a "feather in the cap" of Id Software's tech team, believes that the Switch version will be similarly impressive on Nintendo's scaled-down hardware. "I think it’ll be every bit as good as Doom 2016 was, and I’m super excited for people to get it," he says.