ONTECA’S RETRO RACING GAME, SPACE RIBBON, NOW AVAILABLE ON NINTENDO SWITCH

Liverpool-based indie studio, Onteca, releases their arcade-style vintage racing game, Space Ribbon, on Nintendo’s Switch this month, August 24th, available both in Europe and the US. The game’s designer, Ben Mitchel, said: “We’ve refined, improved and polished Space Ribbon, to bring it to Switch with maximum playability and sharp, neon-laced graphics.” About the game The year is 2132 and the earth’s remaining resources have been mined to create Space Ribbon – a reality TV racing platform set in the far reaches of the galaxy. Giant pandas and tigers spew illuminated ribbons of solid space junk from their mouths (space ribbons.) Humans compete by racing the beaten up cars left strewn across the earth in the dystopian world of 2132. This hedonistic pass-time has become the fastest growing sport in the galaxy. The aim of the game is to chase down a giant space beast and race to enter the creature’s […]

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Valfaris

Valfaris – Nintendo Switch joins list of launch platforms. New screenshots show Gamescom and PAX demo levels

Slain: Back From Hell dev’s next metal offering now officially bringing the noise to all current consoles 21 August, 2018, Gamescom – As this year’s Gamescom gets started, indie publisher Digital Uppercut is thrilled to announce that Valfaris, a heavy metal action-platformer and the next game from the team behind Slain: Back From Hell, will also be released for Nintendo Switch. The game is already confirmed for PS4, Xbox One and PC, and will launch across all platforms in 2019. Valfaris is currently being shown behind-closed-doors to press at Gamescom and will make its publicly playable debut at this year’s PAX West as part of the Indie MEGABOOTH line-up (Booth 763). Any press/media attending PAX West interested in booking an appointment to see Valfaris, please email: [email protected] About Valfaris Valfaris is a heavy metal infused 2D action-platformer and the next game from the team behind Unity Awards finalist, Slain: Back From Hell. […]

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Shikhondo – Soul Eater release dates confirmed for PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch

Korean bullet-hell shoot ‘em up available to download from next week 21 August, 2018 – Indie publisher Digerati is pleased to confirm the release dates for intense bullet-hell shmup, Shikhondo – Soul Eater. The game will be available to download 28 August on Xbox One, 28/29 August on PS4 (NA/EU respectively), and 30 August on Nintendo Switch. Shikhondo – Soul Eater is available to pre-order now with a 10% discount from the Xbox Store. PS4 and Nintendo Switch owners will be able to get the game with a 10% discount at launch. Watch the Shikhondo – Soul Eater trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GC8i6SS8ak Created by Korean-based independent developer DeerFarm, Shikhondo – Soul Eater features hypnotic barrage patterns, enemies inspired by Asian mythology, and stunning Oriental artwork. And, for the first time, players will be able to take on Shikhondo with a friend thanks to an all-new 2-player local co-op mode added especially for the […]

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Unto The End

Unto The End – Nintendo Switch added to list of launch platforms. Plus, new screenshots show Gamescom demo level

Upcoming 2D cinematic combat-adventure set to launch on PC and all current consoles 21 August, 2018, Gamescom – Indie publisher Digital Uppercut and developer 2 Ton Studios are delighted to announce that Unto The End, a 2D cinematic combat-adventure, will also launch on Nintendo Switch. The game is already confirmed for PS4, Xbox One and PC (release date for all versions is TBA). Unto The End is currently being shown behind-closed-doors to press at Gamescom. About the game Unto The End is a 2D cinematic combat-adventure, featuring a nuanced combat system and handcrafted encounters, which follows a father’s journey through an unforgiving wilderness to get back to his family. Key features Nuanced 2D Combat System: Read, react and counter enemy attacks, strike tactically with range weapons, and use opponents against each other as you fight in one-on-one and group battles. Handcrafted Encounters: The adventure unfolds through a series of carefully crafted multi-stage encounters, […]

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Don’t be Scared by the Launch of Luigi’s Mansion for Nintendo 3DS on Oct. 12

This October, everyone’s favorite video game scaredy-cat Luigi is returning to a haunted mansion he hasn’t visited since 2001. In the Luigi’s Mansion game, a Nintendo 3DS remake of the spooky Nintendo GameCube game, Luigi must enter a sprawling mansion equipped with nothing but his trusty flashlight and Poltergust 3000, a vacuum-like contraption used to capture ghosts, find treasure and solve puzzles. This is the first time the Nintendo GameCube classic can be played on the go. This updated version of the game includes the same classic adventure, but with some added features perfect for Nintendo’s popular portable systems. Using the bottom touch screen on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, players can view the mansion map. In the new Gallery Battle Mode, exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS version of the game, Luigi will have the ability to re-challenge boss ghosts that were defeated in the game. Luigi’s Mansion will launch for the Nintendo 3DS […]

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Three Hot Nindie Games Available on Nintendo Switch Starting TODAY!

Nintendo of Europe has just released a video focusing on upcoming Nindie launches on the Nintendo Switch system. During the video, it was revealed that three new indie games are launching … today. Starting today, Bad North from Raw Fury, Morphies Law from Cosmoscope and Prison Architect: Nintendo Switch Edition from Double Eleven/Introversion Software are all available in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch. All of these games offer interesting takes on their respective genres, offering a little bit of something for everyone. Bad Northcombines real-time tactics and roguelite strategy as players defend against Viking invaders. Morphies Law is a team-based shooter where your size affects your abilities, but bigger isn’t always better! And in Prison Architect, you have to overcome the challenges of constructing and managing a maximum-security prison – not the typical focus of a simulation game. To view the video in its entirety, visit https://youtu.be/qNUSrhEEvL0. Nintendo Switch is full of creative indie games from talented Nindie developers – with more games coming […]

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Prison Architect

Prison Architect Sentenced to Nintendo Switch, Available Now

Teesside, England – Aug. 20, 2018 – The BAFTA-winning and multi-million selling Prison Architect begins its sentence on Nintendo Switch starting today, August 20th. Developed by Double Eleven (Prison Architect XB1/PS4, Songbringer XB1/PS4), the prison design and management simulator’s Nintendo Switch version includes the formerly released All Day and a Night and Psych Ward expansions. The popular Escape Mode, which lets players attempt a jailbreak through their own creations as a desperate inmate, is planned for release later this summer as an expanded DLC pack. In Prison Architect, players build and manage their own maximum security prison to hold the most hardened of criminals. Originally released on PC in 2015 from developer and publisher Introversion Software, the game has sold more than 3 million copies worldwide and achieved critical acclaim among dozens of global media outlets. The Nintendo Switch edition from developer and publisher Double Eleven includes a fully-fledged story mode […]

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Star Wars™ Pinball: Solo Pack

Zen Studios Smuggles Solo: A Star Wars Story Content Into Pinball FX3 This September

Three New Tables Jump to Hyperspace in the Star WarsTM Pinball: Solo Pack San Francisco, CA – August 20, 2018 – You might wanna buckle up, baby. Zen Studios has announced a pack of three new Pinball FX3 tables inspired by Solo: A Star Wars Story™. Landing in our galaxy on September 12, just days before the film’s home entertainment release, Star Wars™ Pinball: Solo Pack includes new digital tables inspired by the film itself and beyond. The pack will be available for download on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam, and Windows 10, while the Zen Pinball and Star Wars Pinball apps will host each table individually on the App Store, Google Play, and Mac. Download for Nintendo Switch soon. Star Wars™ Pinball: Solo – It’s the digital pinball table that—for the first time ever in a video game—makes the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs (if you round down). Exciting 3D character and vehicle models roar to life as you relive all your […]

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Grenadiers, Ship Orders, and Last Stands Add Even More Depth to Valkyria Chronicles 4’s Gameplay in this New Trailer

Explore Some of the New Features in Valkyria Chronicles 4 IRVINE, Calif. – August 20, 2018 – Valkyria Chronicles 4 launches on September 25! The latest installment in the Valkyria Chronicles series, Valkyria Chronicles 4 returns to its roots in terms of gameplay and story, with a few key additions and enhancements. Familiarize yourself with just a few of these features, including the new Grenadier class, Ship Orders, and more in the Valkyria Chronicles 4 – New Features Trailer! “Memoirs from Battle” Premium Edition Take the fight to the Empire with the Valkyria Chronicles 4 “Memoirs from Battle” premium edition, and dive into two new adventures with your favorite Squad 7 characters from the original Valkyria Chronicles. This special edition release (MSRP – $99.99) comes equipped with an exclusive artbook themed as Claude’s travel journal from the game and a replica of his mighty tank, the Hafen. Arm yourself for […]

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The Messenger

THE MESSENGER JUMPS BETWEEN 8-BIT & 16-BIT FROM AUGUST 30TH

– Pre-order now for Nintendo Switch & PC –  Quebec City   –  Sabotage  and  Devolver Digital  have announced the long-awaited ninja adventure The Messenger which will be released on Thursday, August 30, on Nintendo Switch and PC. Eager students of the secret martial arts can  pre-order the game now in  Nintendo Switch eShop  and  Steam for $19.99 USD or 19.99 euros. Since its announcement, The Messenger has attracted as much attention as rewards throughout its development, to the point of becoming one of the most anticipated games of the year on Nintendo Switch. The player embodies an anonymous ninja warrior who ventures into an evil world with a mission to deliver a parchment essential for the survival of his clan, while an army of demons besieges his village. The adventure starts like any good, traditional 8-bit ninja saga, but quickly develops into a fascinating time epic intricate into a 16-bit world peeping into exploration and the secret passages typical of the metroidvania genre. Everything is beautifully […]

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