Archive for April, 2021

R-Type Final 2 is Now Available on Nintendo Switch!

R-Type Final 2 is available to play on PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and *PC! Experience the return of the legendary side-scroller series, now on modern platforms! R-Type® Final 2 unites the explosive action of the original games with modernized visuals and gameplay features, making this a must-have title for new and old shoot-’em-up fans alike.

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Backworlds Paints Itself May 20th Onto the Nintendo Switch!

Manchester New Hampshire, April 27th, 2021 – Logic Ember Limited and publisher Skymap Games have announced that the painterly puzzle platformer Backworlds will be releasing digitally on the Nintendo Switch, May 20th, 2021!

The dimension-hopping puzzler was part of the Indie Megabooth official selection at PAX West 2018, and PAX East the following year. Prepare for artistic exploration on the go with a breadth of Switch-specific features!

“The Nintendo Switch is the place to be for quality indie games today, and we are thrilled to be releasing on it. The motion controls and touch screen are perfect for Backworlds, they make the painting mechanics uniquely visceral and we are excited to get it in players’ hands.”
– 
Anders Ekermo, Logic Ember Limited

Main Features

  • Unique painting puzzle mechanics – let the creativity flow in your solutions!
  • Non-linear exploration – choose your own path to explore Backworlds your own way!
  • Explore four unique worlds – each with its own original atmosphere and parallel world mechanics.
  • Find hidden secrets in each level.
  • The brush is mightier than the sword – Take on bosses with difficult puzzle-solving encounters
  • You can definitely feel the art of the world with Backworlds making use of the Nintendo Switch’s HD Rumble feature.
  • Paint with newfound precision using the Nintendo Switch’s Gyroscope and Touch Screen technology!

Explore a Vast World of Perplexing Puzzles and Serene Scenery

Backworlds is a multidimensional puzzler where you explore the world by painting your way through it. Paint between two parallel worlds, each with its own unique set of properties. There are four unique worlds to experience, each with its own parallel world just waiting to be discovered. Discover the depths of a desert with a deep ocean waiting to be explored beneath its surface with a few brush strokes. Flip the gravity on an airship, or climb walls in a city. Only you can solve the puzzles across this diverse and colorful world!

Wishlist the game today on the Nintendo eShop before it launches on May 20th!

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New character classes are coming to Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny!

The New Classes trailer for Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny, coming to Nintendo Switch on June 29, highlights four new character classes coming to the game. Learn more about Evil Eye, Pincer Shell, Mecha Girl, Psychic, and other classes through the official game site. In addition, five Vtubers from Hololive have lent their voices and unique styles to Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny via DLC that will be available for free upon launch!

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Ladders by POWGI Arrive April 29th on Nintendo Switch!

Staffordshire, UK – Lightwood Games has announced the release of their latest game for both current and next-generation games consoles.

Ladders by POWGI is released on Tuesday 27th April on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5; on Wednesday 28th April on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S; and on Thursday 29th April on Nintendo Switch.

A word ladder is a classic word puzzle, also known as a word chain. It was originally invented by Lewis Carroll (who named it “Doublets”) and first published in 1879!

Players form new words by changing one letter at a time, attempting to transform one word into another using only the number of steps shown.

Our digital version preserves the classic gameplay, with the added assistance of a built-in dictionary and – of course – a terrible joke every time you complete a puzzle

Ladders by POWGI contains 150 themed word ladders to solve and is priced at $7.99 / GBP £6.49 / €7.99.

Cross-generation upgrades are included, so PlayStation 4 owners will receive an entitlement to the PS5 version and Xbox One owners will be able to play on Series X|S at no extra cost.

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Flowing Lights Blasts into Action May 7th on Nintendo Switch!

Montréal, Québec, April 23rd, 2021 – gFaUmNe, a new indie studio from 28 year industry veteran Denis Dufour, is proud to announce that their first game, Flowing Lights, will be coming to digital storefronts next month.

Combining physics based puzzling with intense SHMUP-like action, in Flowing Lights you’ll need to curve your shots and bend your thinking as you take on wave after wave of monsters. Overcome an avalanche of bullets, eke out a victory, and then try it all again as you strive to get better scores by satisfyingly stringing together combos.

Flowing Lights will be available on Windows PCs (via Steam), Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One on May 7th 2021.

About Flowing Lights

Flowing Lights is an Arcade Puzzle Shooter. A new take on SHMUPs with physics and puzzle-infused level design. The gameplay is smooth and challenging, tailored for those who enjoy “dying and retrying” a few tactics before succeeding. It’s a modern experience with a retro feel, all wrapped up in a colorful minimalist bow.

Features:

  • Puzzle elements for a varied, always fresh experience
  • Retro Arcade gameplay: smooth, accurate, challenging
  • Unique physics based gameplay, gravity is the true 3rd dimension
  • 200 fights created with love, each one unique and with optional challenges
  • Power Ups, Combos, Ranks and online leaderboards for more replayability

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Touhou 2v2 Fighter Antinomy of Common Flowers Out Now on Nintendo Switch!

TOKYO – April 22, 2021 – Touhou Hyouibana ~ Antinomy of Common Flowers, the tag-team Touhou fighter from developer Twilight Frontier in collaboration with Team Shanghai Alice and publisher Phoenixx, takes to the skies today on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 as well as PlayStation 5 via backward compatibility.

Duke it out in 2v2 battles above the magical land of Gensokyo in this official Touhou title set between the 15th and 16th entries in the series. Launch blistering assaults against foes and dodge their rebuttals in 2D versus battles integrating bullet hell mechanics.

Execute simple-input special moves only requiring a joystick and single button combination to set up various punishing combos and guards. Enhance a Primary fighter’s arsenal with abilities granted by the Secondary fighter’s Spell Cards and swap characters at will. Unleash a blitz of lightning-fast combos and skillful dodges to overwhelm opponents.

Learn how to use each character and get to the bottom of the Perfect Possession incident in Story Mode. Fight as one of 19 Touhou characters, including series heroine Reimu Hakure.

Fighters ready to test their might can battle other players in their choice of local play, or online multiplayer. Learn the ins and outs of each character in the Training mode, and put those skills into practice with the Vs. COM mode.

“After the global Touhou community helped make Touhou Hyouibana ~ Antinomy of Common Flowers on PC so beloved, we’re excited to give Nintendo Switch and PlayStation fans a chance to play,” said Unabura Iruka, Co-Founder and Game Designer, Twilight Frontier.

Touhou Hyouibana ~ Antinomy of Common Flowers is available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 via backward compatibility for $34.99/29.99 EUR. It supports English and Japanese. The game is also available now on Steam for Windows PC.

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Star Renegades Limited Edition Now Available for Pre-Order!

Stuttgart, April 22nd, 2021: ININ Games together with Raw Fury proudly present a really unique game that calls for players who are not afraid of any challenge! The rogue-lite strategy RPG Star Renegades – created by the masterminds and makers of Halycon 6: Starbase Commander at developer studio Massive Damage – will be coming soon to North America and Europe as physical versions for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4!

Furthermore, there will be exclusive Limited and Collectors’ Editions for all of the dedicated collectors and passionate Star Renegades fans out there! Both editions will be available for pre-order from April 22nd, 2021, 7pm (CEST) only at the Strictly Limited Games Partner Store. The retail pre-orders will be expected to launch in the next few weeks.

RESIST. RECLAIM. REVIVE. REPEAT.

Star Renegades puts the player right into an interplanetary rebellion against The Imperium determined to rule the galaxy. In this ongoing fight, a service robot, named J5T-1N came to warn the dimension of imminent extinction. The player leads a ragtag rebel squad that forms to fight against a powerful, evolving, merciless adversary.

The game comes with a fast-paced, tactical, turn-based, timeline battle system that offers a variety of options and strategies to bring the opponents to their knees! The more the game progresses, the stronger the squad becomes. Players can unlock, trade and upgrade the rebels with tons of weapons, loot, and gear. But defeating the enemies will not be a piece of cake! Strategy and experimentation are required to beat the opponents and save the universe!

These moments of success will reward the player, as well as the beautiful look of the game.

Star Renegades features a pretty pixel style, the journey through the planets and the varied, challenging battles are accompanied by superior sound design and an awesome synth-wave composition.

  • Fast-paced tactical turn-based timeline battle system
  • Hauntingly beautiful landscapes and ruins
  • Pretty pixel art style
  • Procedurally generated dungeons
  • Unique enemies and bosses
  • Epic synth-wave compositions and excellent sound design

The Limited Edition Features:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation 4
  • Manual
  • Individually numbered

The Limited Edition is available for €29.99 and limited to 2.500 copies for Nintendo Switch and 1.500 copies for PlayStation 4 worldwide.

The Collectors Edition Features:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation 4
  • Collectors’ Edition Box
  • Manual
  • Modular Diorama
  • Artbook
  • Soundtrack
  • Large Poster
  • Character Cards
  • Sticker
  • Individually numbered

The Collectors’ Edition is available for €49.99 and limited to 2.500 copies for Nintendo Switch and 1.500 copies for PlayStation 4 worldwide.

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Ys IX: Monstrum Nox will be available July 2021 on Nintendo Switch!

NIS America is excited to announce that Ys IX: Monstrum Nox will be available for Nintendo Switch on July 6 in North America, July 9 in Europe, and July 16 in Oceania. The PC version of this acclaimed title will be available on July 6.

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A Tale of Synapse: The Chaos Theories Gets a Release Date and Physical Edition!

Madrid, Spain, 20th April, 2021 – Tesura Games and Souris-Lab, a studio specializing in graphic design and game development, are proud to announce the release date for A Tale of Synapse: The Chaos Theories! The game will be released digitally on PC and Nintendo Switch on June 30th. There will also be a stunning physical edition available for the Nintendo Switch shortly after that.

A Tale Of Synapse: The Chaos Theories is a mix of platformer and puzzle game, melding abstract art and and hard science. Use the fundamental constants of the universe and all the elements that compose it to help the Synapsians become open-minded. Discover an incredible and colorful story with Sci and Néro, two heroes who cooperate to evolve in this dreamlike world based on the rules of mathematical logic. Immerse yourself in the universe of Héméide, as you sink into the strains of the game’s ethereal original soundtrack.

Are you ready to enter this magical land? Play alone or in co-op and find out as you develop your synapses to build your competency, solve puzzles, and fight enemies.

Features:

  • Four magical worlds to explore
  • Local Multiplayer Mode
  • 45 levels of logic based puzzles
  • Colorful and unique 2D visuals
  • A haunting original soundtrack

A Tale of Synapse: The Chaos Theories arrives digitally on June 30th for PC (via Steam) and Nintendo Switch, the physical edition will come shortly after.

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Nongunz: Doppelganger Edition Launches May 6th on Nintendo Switch!

20 APRIL, 2021 – Indie publisher Digerati and developer Brainwash Gang are thrilled to announce the release date for Nongunz: Doppelganger EditionThe nihilistic action-platformer will be available to download 5 May on PS4, 6 May for Nintendo Switch, and 7 May on PC and Xbox One.

Digerati is also happy to confirm that anyone who owns the original Nongunz, which launched in 2017 but was removed from Steam following issues related to the game’s previous publisher, will receive a copy of Doppelganger Edition into their Steam Library absolutely free.

A roguelite wrapped inside a riddle, each run in Nongunz sees you parting from a black and white graveyard into an ever-changing gothic dungeon full of nightmares fleshed out of human viscera. Surviving not only requires skill but style, since Nongunz rewards you for long-lasting combos and challenges… moreover, score plays a key role in the progress of the idle game: the formation of your very own band of lost souls and death cultists.

About The Game

Nongunz is a nihilistic action platformer roguelike. Obscure in both gameplay and theme, Nongunz is a riddle that demands sacrifice. Completely rebuilt in Unity, the Doppelganger Edition is a remastered version of the original, featuring two all-new modes: Arena and Local Co-op.

Key Features

  • Unforgiving gameplay that will challenge both your skill and your wits
  • The whole game is a riddle. Unveil the mystery behind the nihilistic universe of Nongunz
  • Beautifully crafted black and white pixel environments and characters
  • Hundreds of levels plagued with dozens of different enemies
  • Many weapons, items and equipment to unlock and master
  • The potential to change your perception about existence, violence, and mankind
  • New for the Doppelganger Edition! Join forces with your double in Local Co-op mode
  • New for the Doppelganger Edition! Survive an eternity of enemies in Arena mode

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