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Runner3 Crosses The Finish Line On Nintendo Switch!

SANTA ANA, California, May 22, 2018 — Nicalis, Inc. today announced that the physical version of Runner3 on Nintendo SwitchTM is now available at retailers across North America. The game features a colorful cast of comedic characters and their endless platforming adventures as they run and jump to the beat of the game’s infectious soundtrack.

In addition to the unflappable main character who is simply known as CommanderVideo, Runner3 includes several surprising playable guest stars, including Shovel Knight and Eddie Riggs (from Brütal Legend). The legendary Charles Martinet performs double duty in the game as both a playable character and the narrator.

Runner3 includes many wonderful features that are new to the series, like branching paths, item shops and vehicles that players can take for a spin. The game also offers new playable characters, new gameplay modes, new moves and an assortment of Hero Quests and Retro Challenges.

Published by Nicalis and developed by Choice Provisions, the physical release of Runner3 on Nintendo Switch is rated “E10+” by the ESRB and is available now for $39.99 MSRP. The launch edition includes the game card, a full-color instruction booklet, a soundtrack sampler mini CD and a CommanderVideo character strap that lights up.

Source: PR Email

Runner 3, the Third Entry in the BIT.TRIP RUNNER Series, Launches May 22!

Santa Cruz, California, May 17, 2018 — Walk, don’t run, to the next offering from Choice Provisions! Runner3, the third entry in the BIT.TRIP RUNNER series, launches May 22 on Nintendo Switch and Steam. Pre-orders are available now at 15% off until May 22nd.

About Runner3

The rhythm-music gameplay of BIT.TRIP RUNNER and Runner2 is back and better than ever!The Timbletot is determined to rid the multiverse of all its love and happiness. CommanderVideo, a lover if ever there were one, refuses to let this happen. He’s ready to jump, double-jump, wall-jump, slide-jump, slide, kick, float, fly, and dance his way to victory, all across a medley of thrilling, challenging, and joyous levels!

Features:

  • Charles Martinet! – Charles Martinet, known best as the voice of Mario, returns for his role of “The Narrator”
  • New Playable Characters! – New playable characters including Shovel Knight, Eddie Riggs of Brutal Legend fame, and Charles Martinet himself!
  • Hero Quests! – Runner3 is filled with oddball characters in need of your help. Lend them a hand and they’ll reward you generously!
  • Vehicles! – Players will encounter wild vehicles that stand no chance of ever being deemed street legal. Eggplant planes! A celery car! Cans propelled by carbonation! And so much more!
  • Branching Paths! – Every level in Runner3 offers branching paths of varying difficulties. Take the hard path and earn yourself some gems; opt for the normal path and line your pockets with precious gold bars. The choice is yours!
  • Challenge Levels! – Fancy yourself a pro BIT.TRIP RUNNER player? Test your mettle with the tough-as-nails Challenge Levels!
  • Item Shop! – Players will be able to spend gold and gems earned while playing on costumes, capes, accessories, and more. There are no in-game purchases in Runner3–keep your dang money!
  • Retro Challenges! – A series tradition, every level in Runner3 has an accompanying “retro” level. These levels will also offer a series’ first: free movement! Control the Commander in ways you never have before!

Source: PR Email

Space Dave invades the Switch eShop on January 25th!

Runner 3 to get Physical Switch Release; price to be $39.99!

SANTA ANA, California, December 13th, 2017—Nicalis, Inc. announces today that the eagerly awaited Nintendo Switch™ action game Runner3 will speed into retail next year. The all-new chapter of the critically acclaimed Runner series will appear in North American retail stores in early 2018 with a suggested retail price of $39.99.

Developed by Choice Provisions, Runner3 continues the endless platforming adventures of the stoic, unflappable Commander Video. The “hero in high tops” leaves a multicolored trail in his wake, punctuating the beat of the game’s infectious soundtrack with every step. Like Runner2, the new game will also feature the voice-acting talents of none other than Charles Martinet, legendary voice of Mario and dozens of other popular Nintendo characters.

“Some games just belong on physical cartridges, and this is clearly one of the most deserving,” says Nicalis president Tyrone Rodriguez. “We can’t wait for people to get their hands on Runner3—literally.”

“We know everyone’s going to love Runner3, but I’ll bet you’re going to love it even more in tiny little cartridge form,” says Choice Provisions co-founder Alex Neuse. “Just try not to lick it—play it!” adds Mike Roush, also a co-founder of Choice Provisions.

Runner3 includes some surprising new features, like branching paths, item shops and vehicles that CommanderVideo can take for a ride. The game also features new playable characters, new gameplay modes, new moves and an assortment of Hero Quests and retro challenges.

Nicalis’ retail edition of Runner3 for Nintendo Switch is currently planned for release in the first quarter of 2018. More details and a specific street date will be announced in the near future.

About Nicalis, Inc.
Based in Southern California and founded in 2007, Nicalis, Inc. is currently celebrating its 10th year as a leading developer and publisher of highly polished, retro-inspired video games. Its best-selling recent releases include Cave Story+Tiny Barbarian DXIttle Dew 2+ and VVVVVV for Nintendo Switch and The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ for Switch and PS4.

About Choice Provisions Inc.
Formerly known as Gaijin Games Inc., Choice Provisions is an independent video game development studio founded by industry veterans Alex Neuse and Mike Roush in 2008. This message is approved by Dant Rambo.

Source: PR Email

Muteki launching Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice May 26th on Wii U / 3DS!

Oakland, CA. – May 19, 2016 – Muteki in partnership with Choice Provisions today announces the upcoming release of their retro title, Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice! The second entry of the Dragon Fantasy series is arriving on 3DS and Wii U in North America on May 26, 2016. The game was developed by Muteki Corporation and will be published by Choice Provisions; The Black Tome of Ice is rated T” for Teen and will be available for $9.99 (USD) on each platform.

Join Ogden and the heroes of Westeria in this classic JRPG epic, Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice. Travel through the frozen wastelands of Tundaria, experiencing action-packed battles without random encounters, using spatially aware Area-of-Effect attacks and power moves. Travel by pirate ship, defending against enemies in thrilling ship-to-ship rock monster combat! Defeat oncoming hordes of demons and huge bosses that threaten the entire world of Dragon Fantasy!

Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice is a remastered version of Dragon Fantasy: Book 2, which was originally released for PlayStation 3 and Vita in 2013. The update list is fairly extensive, but here’s a broad overview of just some of the changes and improvements players will encounter in this new version of the game:

*New dialog that ensures those who never played Dragon Fantasy: The Volumes of Westeria will be up-to-speed and ready to go
*The Bestiary, first introduced in Dragon Fantasy: The Volumes of Westeria, arrives in The Black Tome of Ice. Track the monsters you’ve defeated and captured!

*New items!
*An all-new boss!
*A difficulty slider!
*Lots of bug fixes!

The game will also be making its way to PC via Steam in the near future.

Source: PR Email / GoNintendo

Shutshimi launches today for the Nintendo Wii U; priced at $9.99 USD!

Review of Choice Provisions’ Woah Dave!

Here’s our video review of Woah Dave! by Choice Provisions for the Nintendo Wii U.

Choice Provisions release teaser video for Space Dave!

Woah Dave! jumping over to the Wii U eShop on August 20th; supports cross-buy with 3DS version!

Dragon Fantasy: The Volumes of Westeria arrives 7/23 on 3DS and Wii U; supports cross-buy!