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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 – 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 – 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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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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Let the Music Guide Your Wings: Adorable 2D Platformer Songbird Symphony flies onto PS4, Nintendo Switch and Steam next Spring

Follow little bird Birb as he sets out to discover his identity! London, UK, Thursday 16th August, 2018 – PQube and developer Joysteak are extremely delighted to announce the upcoming release of Songbird Symphony, an irresistible and heart-warming tale that has already picked up accolades aplenty, including the Judges’ Choice award at GameStart 2017 and the Best Audio prize at TpGS 2018. Watch the latest Songbird Symphony trailer here!  https://youtu.be/DmFrqm9Lo7Q  Songbird Symphony tells the story of Birb, a young orphaned bird who, having been brought up by a family of Peacocks who discovered him when he was an abandoned egg, slowly starts to realise he’s somewhat different to the rest of his acquaintances. Setting out a journey of self-discovery, players take charge of Birb as he leaves the nest and heads out into a world bursting with life. “Birb’s story is one of adventure and discovery, but one tied to the rhythm of the forest – quite […]

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2064: Read Only Memories INTEGRAL Now Available On Nintendo Switch

SAN FRANCISCO – August 14, 2018 – 2064: Read Only Memories INTEGRAL, the cyberpunk narrative adventure from MidBoss with more than 200,000 copies sold across PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, is now solving mysteries on Nintendo Switch. 2064: Read Only Memories INTEGRAL brings together all the updates and optimizations across other platforms in the most complete version yet, and available exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. Alongside all the previously released content added to other versions since launch such as fully voiced characters and additional narratives to explore,INTEGRAL also includes the fully remastered “PUNKS” storyline as well as new jukebox and gallery modes featuring previously unreleased art and music. Join Turing, the world’s first fully sapient AI, and explore a world of intrigue filled with point and click puzzle solving and snappy branching conversations as you search for your kidnapped friend. 2064 is brought to life via vibrant pixel art and catchy electronic beats. The colorful city of […]

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The Bug Butcher arrives to Nintendo Switch this summer

Indie Dungeon, The Netherlands – August 7th 2019 –  2Awesome Studio is proud to announce its first title as publisher with the launch of The Bug Butcher on Nintendo Switch™ this summer. With the experience gained thanks to the development and publishing of Dimension Drive, 2Awesome Studio is proud to announce its newly established port and publishing venture. In partnership with the equally awesome Awfully Nice Studios, 2Awesome Studio first game as publisher will be The Bug Butcher which will be playable at Gamescom on the Nintendo Switch™ along with other games yet to be announced (stay tuned for more). If you happen to be at Gamescom and would like to setup a meeting to play it or interview us please contact us.. About The Bug Butcher The Bug Butcher is an action-packed 2D side scrolling shoot em up game where peril comes from above. So in a nutshell, pest control with machine guns in space. The […]

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CIRCLE Entertainment to publish Protoform, by Pathea Games, on Nintendo Switch

13th August, 2018 – CIRCLE Entertainment is delighted to confirm that it has partnered with developer Pathea Games to release the studio’s next game on Nintendo Switch – Protoform. Pathea Games developed Planet Explorer, and its well known and most recent project is My Time at Portia. Protoform is a game that’ll deliver a clean aesthetic, with gameplay that’ll focus upon exploration and puzzle-solving within a large world. In addition it will have an intriguing story to tell, with the goal of drawing the player into the world. Protoform will arrive in 2019, and much more will be revealed in the coming weeks and months. Be sure to follow https://twitter.com/CIRCLE_Ent and https://twitter.com/PatheaGames for updates in the future.

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– Coming to Nintendo Switch and PC in December – BARCELONA – Nomada Studio and Devolver Digital have announced GRIS, a serene and evocative narrative experience, for Nintendo Switch and PC later this year. Free of danger, frustration or death, players will explore a meticulous designed world brought to life with delicate art, detailed animation, and an elegant original score. Through the game light puzzles, platforming sequences, and optional skill-based challenges will reveal themselves as more of Gris’s world becomes accessible. GRIS is a hopeful young girl lost in her own world dealing with a painful experience in her life. Her journey through sorrow is manifested in her dress, which grants new abilities to better navigate her faded reality. As the story unfolds, Gris will grow emotionally and see her world in a different way, revealing new paths to explore using her new abilities. Based in Barcelona, Nomada Studio is composed […]

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