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December 12, 2019

Bravely Default II Announced, Coming 2020 Switch

by Bryan Rose - 6:50 pm PST
Total comments: 3 Source: Video Game Awards

Bravely Default II will arrive next year.

Bravely Default II has been announced for the Nintendo Switch and is coming next year.

A short trailer aired at tonight’s Game Awards. It was definitely concise, with little information other than some illustrated artwork and a shot of what appeared to be the game’s protagonists at the end of the trailer.

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New No More Heroes 3 Teases Travis' Next Foes: An Intergalactic Superhero League

by Neal Ronaghan - 6:06 pm PST
Total comments: 5

Wanna see a five-minute trailer of No More Heroes 3 that is a wild ride in and of itself? Watch on.

First teased during The Game Awards 2019, No More Heroes 3 received an update in the form of a five-minute-long trailer that reconfirmed the game's 2020 Switch exclusive release.

The animated opening of the trailer shows some bizarre E.T.-like premise where a weird alien named Fu lives in a spaceshit,... Read more...

X-Men DLC for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Revealed, Adds 4-on-4 Multiplayer

by Neal Ronaghan - 5:58 pm PST
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Iceman, Cable, Jean Grey, and Gambit join the fray when the second DLC pack for Nintendo and Team Ninja's brawler hits.

The second DLC pack for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 is entitled X-Men: Rise of Phoenix and will launch on December 23, as revealed during the pre-show of The Game Awards 2019.

The pack, second of the three in the season pass, includes Iceman, Jean Grey, Gambit, and Cable as new playable characters.... Read more...

December 10, 2019

Free Tetris 99 Update Adds New 'Team Battles' Mode Switch

by Matthew Zawodniak - 5:44 pm PST
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New features are being added in the lead-up to the 10th Maximus Cup event.

Tetris 99 is receiving a free update that brings a new game mode, as well as ways to earn themes that were exclusive to past limited-time events.

Nintendo announced today that the Ver 2.1.0 update for Tetris 99 will include the new Team Battle mode. In Team Battle, players will choose one of four... Read more...

Supermash is Coming Together on Switch Switch

by Matthew Zawodniak - 11:56 am PST
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It's a game that makes games. Recursive gaming.

Digital Continue announced their procedurally generated game Supermash during today's Indie World Showcase. Described as a "game that makes games", Supermash allows players to combine two classic video game genres together for a new, unique experience. A unique mashup game of your choice is generated every time you play, so no two games will be the same experience even if you combine the same genres.

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SkateBIRD is BIRDskating to Switch Switch

by Matthew Zawodniak - 11:43 am PST
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It's like how Tony Hawk is the birdman, except this time it's an actual bird.

Have you ever thought birds would be more efficient if they were on a skateboard instead of flying? Today's Indie World Showcase brought us the news that Glass Bottom Game's SkateBIRD would be coming to Nintendo Switch.

The game is a classic trick-based skateboard game reminiscent of the Tony... Read more...

Hunt Down Dauntless Today on Nintendo Switch Switch

by Matthew Zawodniak - 11:00 am PST
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The co-op action RPG is launching with full cross-play.

During the Indie World Showcase, Phoenix Labs announced that their co-op action RPG Dauntless will be releasing on Nintendo Switch today with cross-platform play.

The Switch release will come with "Stormchasers", a new content update releasing for free on all platforms. Stormchasers will include a new mission type called Escalation where players will fight monsters back-to-back in an experience that features roguelike elements.

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Bake N' Switch Comes Out Of The Oven Next Summer Switch

by Jordan Rudek - 10:53 am PST
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This party-brawler whisks together Mario Party and Overcooked.

One of the multiplayer games announced during today's Indie World presentation, Bake N' Switch is a party-brawler that sees players work as a team to complete cooking-based objectives in a variety of environments. It presents a much more frantic and action-based gameplay loop than Overcooked but also features a PVP mode.

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Boyfriend Dungeon Brings Fresh Sword Romancing to Switch Switch

by John Rairdin - 10:50 am PST
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Because Xenoblade 2 wasn't enough.

Dive into dungeons to level up your weapons who are also your boyfriend(s). Developed by Kitfox Games, Boyfriend Dungeon is an odd mix of dungeon crawler and dating sim.

Boyfriend Dungeon will be making its way to your Switch in 2020.

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Gleamlight Shines On Switch In Early 2020 Switch

by Jordan Rudek - 10:46 am PST
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A wordless, UI-less action-platformer set in a stained glass world

Gleamlight was first revealed during today's Indie World presentation and features an art style and gameplay reminiscent of Hollow Knight. Its hook is an emotional experience told without words or an on-screen UI.

From D3PUBLISHER, Gleamlight comes to Switch in early 2020.

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Dreamscaper Coming To Switch First Switch

by John Rairdin - 10:45 am PST
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A unique looking dungeon crawler is on its way to Switch

Dreamscaper is an action RPG that blends brawler and dungeon crawler along with puzzles set in a unique world. Its art style mixes a strange reality and ethereal dreams. After being successfully funded on Kickstarter it will make its console debut on Nintendo Switch in early 2020.

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Streets of Rage 4 Punches Its Way Onto Switch In The First Half of 2020 Switch

by Jordan Rudek - 10:37 am PST
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Latest sequel in the popular brawler franchise kicks it up a notch.

Today's Indie World presentation had a brief trailer for Streets of Rage 4 from developer Dotemu that showed off a new character, Adam Hunter, from the original Streets of Rage. It features a cartoon-like aesthetic and music from Yuzo Koshiro, among other notable Japanese composers.

Streets of Rage 4 will launch during the first half of 2020.

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The Survivalists Brings Crafting and Monkeys to Escapist Universe Switch

by John Rairdin - 10:36 am PST
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Go forth my monkey army, and destroy!

Team 17 announced during today's Indie World Showcase a new game in the Escapist franchise. Survivalists drops players along with up to three friends onto a procedurally generated island. Players are tasked with crafting, training monkeys, and fighting for their lives against island natives.

The Survivalists is planned for a release in 2020.

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Sports Story Swings Onto Switch In Mid-2020 Switch

by Jordan Rudek - 10:30 am PST
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The next chapter in the Golf Story series is about much more than just hitting the links.

Featuring tennis, soccer, volleyball, baseball, and of course golf, the follow up to Golf Story, Sports Story, is coming to Nintendo Switch courtesy of Sidebar Games. It's billed as a golfing adventure with dungeons, mini-games and a more involved story than the original game. Today's Indie World presentation showcased a variety of new environments filled with NPCs and places to tee off.

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Axiom Verge 2 Announced Switch

by John Rairdin - 10:29 am PST
Total comments: 1 Source: Nintendo

Because someone has to make Metroid.

In an epic, one last thing, moment during today's Indie World Showcase, Thomas Happ revealed a sequel to his acclaimed Axiom Verge. While we don't know much, Axiom Verge 2 seems to carry forward the Super Metroid inspired gameplay of the original. Axiom Verge 2 will release on Nintendo Switch in fall of 2020.

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December 9, 2019

Nintendo Indie World Showcase Airing Tomorrow

by Matthew Zawodniak - 7:10 pm PST
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The latest Nindies coming directly to you.

Nintendo announced today that a new Indie World Showcase will be airing tomorrow, December 10th, at 10am PT / 1pm ET.

The presentation is expected to be approximately 20 minutes long and will show off upcoming indie games for Nintendo Switch. The presentation can be watched on YouTube or on Nintendo's website.

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Super Crush KO Might Be Your First Game of 2020 Switch

by John Rairdin - 7:05 pm PST
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Punch your way into the new year!

Vertex Pop has announced a release date for their eagerly anticipated platformer meets brawly, Super Crush KO. The style 2D adventure will be arriving January 16, 2020. Along with the announcement comes a new trailer which can be viewed below.

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MLB The Show May be Switch Bound

by John Rairdin - 6:59 pm PST
Total comments: 4 Source: MLB, Nintendo

We're pretty sure.

The MLB tonight announced that they would be extending their contract with Sony to continue developing new games with the MLB license. While this comes as no surprise, the MLB also announced that the popular MLB The Show series would no longer be a Playstation exclusive, and would be arriving on other... Read more...

December 6, 2019

Remaster of Princess Maker 3 Makes Its Way to Switch

by Matthew Zawodniak - 6:52 pm PST
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Make a young girl's dream come true, brought to you by the studio behind Evangelion.

A classic PC sim game is making its debut on Switch.

Publisher CFK announced today that PRINCESS MAKER -FAERY TALES COME TRUE- will be releasing on Nintendo Switch this December. This HD remaster of Princess Maker 3 will release on the Japanese eShop on December 19 and on the American and European eShops on December 23rd. The game will feature updated artwork and a rearranged score.

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December 5, 2019

North American My Nintendo Adds Switch Online Trial To Platinum Coin Rewards Mobi

by Donald Theriault - 5:24 pm PST
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Just in time for all of those new games coming next week.

An unexpected reward has cropped up on My Nintendo in North America.

A seven day trial for Switch Online can be picked up from the My Nintendo shop for 100 Platinum (free for logging in, etc) coins. Currently, the offer is good until January 31, and cannot be used for existing NSO members.

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