Meganoid

Orangepixel preparing to launch the first of a dozen games on Nintendo Switch

Orangepixel preparing to launch the first of a dozen games on Nintendo Switch Dutch indie developer Orangepixel is launching Meganoid onto Switch on September 8th, the first of a slew of games coming from the veteran Indie game developer in the coming months. Including the Gunslugs, Heroes of Loot and Space Grunts series. Orangepixel, a Dutch one-man outfit, has been creating a wide variety of games since 2004. Releasing them on platforms ranging from PC, to mobile, to consoles like the 3DS and PS Vita. Covering various genres and always depicted in high quality pixel-art. And now, it’s adding the Nintendo Switch to the lineup of supported platforms. Meganoid is the first game being released on the Switch. A procedurally generated platformer in the vein of the original Spelunky. Combining roguelite gameplay with platforming action in a sci-fi setting. Every game session will throw new surprises at the player, with […]

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Nintendo Download, Aug. 20, 2020: Emerge From the Shadows Into the Light

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Nintendo Switch Online is a paid membership service that allows members to team up or face off online in compatible Nintendo Switch games, such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Members also enjoy a curated library of NES and Super NES classic games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, among many others. To find out more about the benefits that come with Nintendo Switch Online, to view membership options and to learn about a free seven-day trial for new users, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/. Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a […]

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Jenny LeClue – Detectivu launching on Nintendo Switch 26th August

Expanded new edition featuring full VO, touch controls and more

Micro indie studio Mografi has announced that the highly anticipated Jenny LeClue – Detectivu, a thrilling mystery adventure filled with detectiving, choosiness, and friendship, will be coming to the Nintendo Switch on 26th August.

The Switch edition of Jenny LeClue – Detectivu features full voice acting, the ability to play the game like an animated movie with new auto-play dialogue, touch controls optimised for the Switch, localisation into 14 major languages and much more.

Links: Nintendo eShop: US | UK

Jenny LeClue is a thrilling story of mystery, adventure and growing up. Set in the sleepy town of Arthurton, the game is filled with memorable, complex characters and rendered in a unique aesthetic. Jenny gets more than she bargains for when her mother is accused of murder and begins an unexpected journey to find the truth.

Thalamus Digital Publishing Ltd. announces release of Cecconoid for Nintendo Switch

UK developer and publisher Thalamus Digital Publishing Ltd. today announced the official launch of the twin-stick shoot ’em up Cecconoid for Nintendo Switch. Originally launched on Steam in 2019, Cecconoid was developed by Triple Eh? Ltd. as a homage to 8bit and arcade shoot ’em ups of the 1980s, melding the flick-screen exploration of Raffael Cecco’s ZX Spectrum classic Cybernoid with the raw adrenaline of Eugene Jarvis’ twin-stick masterpiece, Robotron. “Cecconoid is a short exploration of pure video games, those glowing, pulsing, noisy games of our youth”, explains Noyce. “What happens if we inject a bit more power into a ZX Spectrum, give it two joysticks, and then turn things up to 11? And more importantly, what if everything exploded into its own pixels, while flashing bright lights in our eyes? Turns out it’s sweaty palms, and a whole load of swearing. As it should be!” “We developed a great […]

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PokerHands

Poker Hands now available on Nintendo Switch

Available NOW to get 50% OFF on Nintendo eShop. QUByte Interactive, in partnership with Minimolgames, is pleased to announce that PokerHands is available now on Nintendo eShop with 50% discount in the Americas and Europe. Poker Hands: A relaxing puzzle game where you combine neighboring cards to form poker hands. Use your arrow keys to move the cards. When two cards touch, they merge into one! Main features: 50 Levels that will challenge you to form different poker hands; Designed for experienced poker players and newcomers alike (you do not need to know how to play poker to enjoy this game); Original Soundtrack, composed especially for this game

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Road to Guangdong Nintendo Switch Pre-Order Now Live

Road to Guangdong, written by acclaimed author, Yen Ooi, is now available to pre-order on Nintendo Switch in the Americas, Europe and Australia. The road trip begins on 28 August 2020, launching digitally on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PS4. Follow the story of a young graduate, Sunny, who has inherited the treasured family restaurant. Set against the stunning backdrop of 1990’s China, follow Sunny on the road-trip of a lifetime through picturesque lands, gathering secret family recipes that hold the key to your restaurant’s future success.

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Nintendo Download, Aug. 13, 2020: Faeria Tale

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Nintendo Switch Online is a paid membership service that allows members to team up or face off online in compatible Nintendo Switch games, such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Members also enjoy a curated library of NES and Super NES classic games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, among many others. To find out more about the benefits that come with Nintendo Switch Online, to view membership options and to learn about a free seven-day trial for new users, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/. This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following […]

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Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm’ Embarks on an Epic Journey this Fall on Nintendo Switch

Classic RPG-inspired open world hack ‘n slash tasks you to save the world in an epic prequel adventure nIndependent developer Cornfox & Brothers today announced that their action fantasy RPG, Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm, is coming to Nintendo Switch this Fall.  Currently available on Apple Arcade, Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm has received critical acclaim in its beautiful 3D open world reimagining of its fantasy landscape, encouraging endless exploration and nostalgic immersion for budding adventurers. “Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm is a game made by Nintendo fans, for Nintendo fans,” said Heikki Repo, Creative Director of Cornfox & Brothers. “We’ve been able to create something new from the strong background that we established with our previous game, Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas, and Oceanhorn 2 is our love letter to the games that we grew up with, combining that beloved nostalgia with exciting new mechanics to give it an original spin.” […]

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Runestone Keeper Hits Nintendo Switch on 20th August

CIRCLE Entertainment is delighted to confirm that it has teamed up with Cimu Games to bring Runestone Keeper to the Nintendo Switch eShop. Runestone Keeper is a roguelike experience with ‘one more go’ gameplay, as players seek to advance further and unlock the game’s mysteries one room at a time. It was previously released on Steam and has accrued a Very Positive user review score. Runestone Keeper arrives on the Nintendo Switch eShop in North America / Europe / Australia & New Zealand on 20th August, priced at $9.99 / €9,99, but with a 10% discount during its launch week. There are some assets and art at the link below, along with a detailed game description. Runestone Keeper is a challenging roguelike / roguelite dungeon crawler that blends classic roleplaying elements and turn-based combat strategy! This adventure will keep you coming back for one more floor, one more run, as you try to […]

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Nintendo Download, Aug. 6, 2020: Unleash a Revolutionary Wave

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Nintendo Switch Online is a paid membership service that allows members to team up or face off online in compatible Nintendo Switch games, such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Members also enjoy a curated library of NES and Super NES classic games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, among many others. To find out more about the benefits that come with Nintendo Switch Online, to view membership options and to learn about a free seven-day trial for new users, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/. Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a […]

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