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New “Splatoon 2” Ranked Mode, Clam Blitz, to be Added Tonight

Splatoon 2 will be introducing a new ranked battle mode this evening (December 12) called Clam Blitz!

In Clam Blitz, clams are scattered all over the stage. Players must collect and throw the clams into the enemy team’s basket. The first team to reach 100 points is the winner! However, each basket is surrounded by a protective barrier that can only be broken by a Power Clam, a giant football-shaped clam that is automatically created after collecting and holding onto 10 regular clams. The barrier will begin to restore itself immediately after breaking, but the timer can be delayed by tossing clams into the basket.

Clam Blitz will join the regular ranked battle rotation along with Tower Control, Splat Zones, and Rainmaker tonight.

You can find a video introduction and more information after the break!

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New Merchandise for “Re:ZERO”, “Gurren Lagann”, “Touken Ranbu”, “Girls und Panzer”, and “Yaoguai Mingdan”

New merchandise has been added to Good Smile Company’s shop!

A Beatrice Nendoroid (Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-), a rereleased twin pack of Yoko and Nia figures sculpted in the style of Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann), a rereleased Okurikara Nendoroid (Touken Ranbu), a 1/8th scale Miho Nishizumi figurine (Girls und Panzer), and a 1/8th scale Su Jiuer figurine (Yaoguai Mingdan) are available to preorder now.

You can find more pictures and information after the break!

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Newtype Character Ranking for January 2018

Newtype Magazine’s monthly top ten character ranking has been released for January 2018! Looks like some new faces have broken into the top 5 this time.

The male characters who made it into the top 5 are Archer (Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel), Karamatsu (Osomatsu-san), Osomatsu (Osomatsu-san), Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass), and Kirito (Sword Art Online). The female characters who made it into their top 5 are Sakura Matou (Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel), Saber (Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel), Totoko (Osomatsu-san), Sakura Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura), and Rem (Re:ZERO).

You can find the full lists of ten after the break!

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New Merchandise for “Little Witch Academia”, “Made in Abyss”, “Fate/Stay Night”, and “Metal Gear Solid”

Good Smile Company has added new merchandise to its shop!

A Lotte Yanson Nendoroid (Little Witch Academia), a 1/8th scale Nanachi & Mitty figurine (Made in Abyss), a rereleased Rin Tohsaka Nendoroid (Fate/Stay Night), and a Solid Snake figma (Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty) are available to preorder now.

You can find more pictures and information after the break!

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