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Four Horses bringing Kid Tripp to 3DS sometime this year!

The much loved iOS game Kid Tripp by Michael Burns is finally making its way to the Nintendo 3DS eShop.

Miles has crash landed on a mysterious island and the local inhabitants are not happy about it. Run, jump, stomp and smash your way through 20 levels of non stop frantic action to escape from the island as fast as you can.

Lovingly converted by hand from the iOS source, the 3DS version is a pixel perfect recreation of the original game with all the original levels and gameplay elements.

A new control scheme makes the game more accessible to casual players but the original two button hardcore controls are available for those who want more of a challenge.

More info will be released in the next few weeks.

Features

  • Four themed worlds – jungle, caves, arctic and volcano
  • Stereoscopic 3D layering
  • Beautiful retro graphics
  • Music by Chris Kukla
  • 60fps smooth action on all Nintendo 2DS and 3DS models
  • Language support to be decided

Source: Four Horses Site

XSEED Games bringing Fate/EXTELLA to Switch; will be arriving July 25th!

Shantae: Half Genie Hero to appear June 8th on the Switch eShop!

I and Me coming to Nintendo Switch in July courtesy of Ratalaika Games!

I and Me Overview:
“If there were another me, observing myself from the perspective of a spectator, how would I regard another me? How would I get along with the other me?”

Previously released on Steam, I and Me is a puzzle platformer by Chinese developer Wish Fang. A game where you control two cats simultaneously and must perform the same action.

Players will need to manage both of them at the same time and let them coordinate to complete the adventure. The game has four chapters based on four seasons with a total of 92 levels. Sometimes you must think carefully, and in some places you need to be flexible. The soundtrack of the game is soothing with orchestra and piano music, each season has its own style.

Features:
Unique hand-drawn art style.
Sweet music.
Suitable level difficulty.
A profoundly deep story that expands with every level you complete.4 Chapters with multiple levels (92 levels in all).
Chapters have their own season, as well as specific puzzle elements, music and ambiance.
Support for Nintendo Switch™ Pro Controller.

Supported Languages:
English, Spanish, German, French, Russian, Japanese, Chinese Simplified and Chinese Traditional.

Source: PR Email / miketendo64.com

Nintendo Details Splatoon 2 and ARMS E3 Tournaments!

REDMOND, Wash., June 1, 2017 – Nintendo is bringing some incredible social, competitive tournaments to this year’s E3 video game trade show. Over the course of two days, fans around the world can watch online as both pros and amateurs compete for glory in the Splatoon 2 and ARMS games, which can only be experienced on the Nintendo Switch console. Fans can watch all the action at http://e3.nintendo.com, as well as on Nintendo’s YouTube and Twitch channels.

Splatoon 2 and ARMS are games that lend themselves perfectly to tournaments, and E3 is an ideal venue to bring people together to compete,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “These friendly tournaments will highlight the fun, competitive nature of these games and the Nintendo Switch hardware for people at home and on the show floor.”

2017 Splatoon 2 World Inkling Invitational – Tuesday, June 13, Approximately 2:30 p.m. PT

For the first time ever, competitors from four different global regions will compete for world dominance in Splatoon 2. The four four-person teams – “Deadbeat” from the United States, “Dynameu” from Japan, “Rising Moon” from Europe and “Blue Ringed Octolings” from Australia/New Zealand – defeated their rivals in local tournaments that occurred in recent months.

During the show in Los Angeles, teams will battle in a round-robin Turf War tournament that will decide seeding for the next round. All teams will play one another and get a chance to scope out their opponents’ strengths and weaknesses. In the next round, teams will battle in the game’s Ranked Battle modes. The semifinal stage will be a best-of-five battle, while the championship will be best-of-seven.

The winning team of the live-streamed tournament will win global bragging rights and will have their names engraved on a sweet Splatoon 2 trophy. Announcers for the Splatoon 2 tournament will be avid Splatoon player, Nintendo fan, athlete and broadcaster Jordan Kent, Ashley Esqueda of CNET and the Nintendo Treehouse’s Eric Smith.

To help kids and squids get the most out of all the tournament action, prior to E3 Nintendo will release video content highlighting the tactics, strategies and storylines behind competitive Splatoon play.

2017 ARMS Open Invitational – Wednesday, June 14, Approximately 3:30 p.m. PT

This live-streamed ARMS competition will pit four expert competitive gamers from the fighting game community against E3 attendees who qualify during the event. E3 attendees can visit the Nintendo booth between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. PT on Wednesday, June 14, for a chance to win a spot in the finals. The top four competitors will be selected to face off against four pro competitive gamers.

The eight tournament participants will do battle until a champion emerges to win the coveted 2017 ARMS Open Invitational championship belt. Announcers for the tourney include Super Smash Bros. broadcasters D1 and VikkiKitty. The participating pro players are Alex Valle of Street Fighter fame; Kelsy Medeiros, aka SuperGirlKels, a professional Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player hailing from Canada; acclaimed Super Smash Bros. player Daniel “Tafokints” Lee; and French Super Smash Bros. player Marie-Laure “Kayane” Norindr, one of the world’s most decorated professional female fighting game players in history.

For more details about Nintendo’s tournaments at E3, visit http://e3.nintendo.com.

About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch system and the Nintendo 3DS family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo has sold more than 4.4 billion video games and more than 703 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS family of systems, Super NES, Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, Wii and Wii U systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.

Indivisible coming to Switch in 2018!

Ripstone Publishing’s Ironcast coming to Switch this summer!

31 May 2017: The Lords and Ladies of developer Dreadbit and Ripstone Publishing announced today that their steampunk mech combat game; Ironcast will be launching on Nintendo Switch™ this Summer.

Ironcast is a turn-based strategy game set in an alternative Victorian history; where refined men and women command gigantic mechanised war machines, laying waste to enemies of the British Empire. As Commanders of the Consortium of Merit, players take control of their own 7 metre tall walking Ironcast to defend 1880’s Victorian England from an invading force of enemy Ironcast.

Battles are fought by generating resource nodes which in turn drive the Ironcast’s various weapons and systems. Players must choose how to spend these nodes wisely; either offensively to cripple and destroy opponents, or defensively, if they suspect a barrage of incoming weapon fire is due.

The roguelite style of Ironcast enforces that death is permament, but rewards are persistent and no two campaigns are the same. With randomly generated missions, over 50 unlockable items and the potential for rare enemy loot drops, commanders will face a new crusade with every play through.

With four ways to play, Ironcast fully utilises the array of intuitive playing options on Nintendo Switch. You can play on the big screen with the console docked, in tabletop mode with the Pro Controller, and on the go in handheld mode using either the Joy-Con™ controllers or by taking advantage of full touch screen functionality. With added HD rumble support, taking down the enemy has never felt so good!

Be a hero, join the fight, save your country.

Phanton Trigger slashing it’s way onto Nintendo Switch this summer; Open Alpha build avail for PC!

Golf Story by Sidebar Games coming soon to the Switch eShop!

WizByte games’ Swap Blocks arriving June 1st on Wii U!