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Smurfs Kart – Switch Gameplay Footage!

Scrap Riders Launch Jan 9th on Nintendo Switch!

Paris, November 29, 2022 – Microids Indie is delighted to reveal the new release date for the game Scrap Riders through a brand-new gameplay trailer. The game will launch digitally on Nintendo Switch and Steam on January 9, 2023.

About Scrap Riders

Scrap Riders is a pixel art beat’em up adventure game set in a cyberpunk future, developed by Spanish studio Games for Tutti. You play as Rast, a member of the outlaw bikers gang Scrap Riders, and make your way through the wastelands as well as a big metropolis controlled by corporations. Act as a smuggler with caustic humor to survive in this post-apocalyptic world.

Fight your way through this 2D beat them up using your fists and guns, but beware: the wastelands are not for the faint of heart. There, violence is always the answer, but it won’t be enough! Without your wits you won’t last long. Talk to the right people, gather clues, and kick bad guys’ butts!

Key features:

  • A unique gameplay mixScrap Riders offers an original combination of Beat ’em up gameplay and old-school Point’n Click adventure puzzles & dialogs. Fight, point & click your way through the story!

  • A retro art style: Embrace a unique retro vibe with lovely pixel art visuals and a 16-bit soundtrack!

  • Crazy humor and references: Have some laughs with zany dialogs from quirky characters and try to identify all the meta jokes and pop culture references hidden throughout the game!

  • A fascinating cyberpunk world to explore: Wander through the diverse environments of this post-apocalyptic universe, from wastelands to a big neo-punk metropolis controlled by corporations.

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My Universe – My Baby Dragon is Now Available on Nintendo Switch!

Paris, November 24th 2022 – Microids is thrilled to take you on a magical ride today with the trailer for My Universe – My Baby Dragon, developed by the studio It Matters Games (My Universe – Pet Clinic Cats & Dogs). The game is available today digitally on Nintendo Switch and the retail version of the game will be available on December 1st, alongside the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 digital versions.

As a new dragon care taker, you’ll be in charge of your very own nursery. Whatever its element (water, air, fire or earth) your baby dragon will need a lot of love and attention to grow and flourish. You’ll have to be attentive to their needs in order to provide them with their favorite treats. Watch them hatch and help them grow their magic skills, showering them with cuddles and sweets until they take off for the Dragon School. Only the best care takers capable of increasing their magic knowledge will gain the dragon’s trust and maybe even become their friend!

Game’s details:

  • Hatch the cutest dragon babies – Put your hands on the coveted dragon eggs, hatch them by providing a warm and cozy environment with the help of smooth and cute items. Each dragon is bound to one of the four natural element, provisioning to their specific needs will be key to help them grow. It will be up to you to find which family each dragon belongs to hatch it and help it grow!

  • Teach your dragon to fly and learn magic! – As a dragon care taker, you will be tasked with their development, including teaching them all the tricks they need to know. Train them to use their wings as well as their magic skills, preparing them for the dragon school!

  • Earn your degree and become the best dragon guardian! – The more dragon you discover, the better you’ll get as a care taker! Raise all kinds of dragons and collect badges to earn your official dragon guardian diploma!

My Universe – My Baby Dragon is now available on the Nintendo eShop. The retail version of the game for the Nintendo Switch and the digital version on the PlayStation Store will be released December 1st.

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New Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja Launches November 24th on Nintendo Switch!

Paris, November 22nd, 2022 – Microids is thrilled to reveal the launch trailer for New Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja and is delighted to announce that the digital version of the game for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 will launch November 24th. The digital version for Xbox Series X|S and PC will arrive December 1st. Finally, the retail edition for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 will be available December 13th in North America.

When “Rock & Roll” was just rock and “fast food” a dinner running away from you, two cavemen named Joe & Mac were living quiet lives in their peaceful village. Peaceful until a bunch of Neanderthal primates ransack the village and kidnap all the women!

It’s time for our cavemen to go head to head against dangerous dinosaurs and other carnivorous plants to free their beloved wives! Don’t be fooled by these entirely reworked graphics, New Joe & Mac promises to be brutal and completely crazy!

Developed by Mr. Nutz Studio (Toki, Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All!) this new iteration of the cult arcade classic will invite players to discover a trustful remake and enriched with an Arcade Mode, offering a remaster of the original game, as well as a longer version of the story mode called Extended. Just like the original game developed for arcade play in the 90’s, New Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja will offer a local two player co-op mode. Additionally, the game will also contain a training mode, a boss rush mode and even a speedrun mode!

New Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja will offer an incredibly fun and complete arcade experience!

New Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja will also be available in a limited – T-Rex Edition including:

  • The game New Joe & Mac : Caveman Ninja
  • 2 sticker sheets
  • One trading card
  • A 3D keychain

New Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja will launch digitally November 24th on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. The digital version for Xbox Series X|S and PC will arrive December 1st. Finally, the retail edition for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 will be available December 13th in North America.

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Smurfs Kart is Now Available on Nintendo Switch!

Paris, November 16th, 2022 – Publisher Microids and IMPS, the Smurfs license holder, are thrilled to celebrate the release of Smurfs Kart with an explosive launch trailer. Developed by Eden Games and well-known for their iconic racing games (Gear.Club Unlimited, Test Drive Unlimited, V-Rally), Smurfs Kart is available today on Nintendo Switch.

It’s time to make engines roar. Choose a Smurf with their individual kart and unique super power, and get ready for some frantic races with the whole family!

Want to be the fastest Smurf in the village?

Get a head start, take shortcuts, master the Smurf’s super powers and use bonuses to rise in the rankings. Alone or with others, new beginner, or experienced driver… Everyone can win the Smurf place and drive wild races with friends and family!

Check out what’s included in the retail Turbo Edition!

  • The game
  • An embroidered Papa Smurf patch
  • 2 sticker sheets

Key features:

  • 12 tracks set in the Smurfs’ universe: The village, the forest, the dam, the swamps… even Gargamel’s house!

  • 12 iconic playable Smurfs: Handy, Hefty, Smurfette, Papa Smurf, Jokey… choose your favorite Smurf and get ready for the race! Each Smurf has its own kart and a very handy special item to help you breeze past your opponents.

  • Reach 1st place by using the environment around you: Bonus items, boosts, ramps, destructible boxes, shortcuts and more!

  • Smurf together: Play solo or with family and friends, with support for up to 4 players in split-screen local multiplayer!

  • Time Challenge” mode: Try to beat every Smurf at their own racetrack and reach the top of the online leaderboard with your best time!

  • Unlock original bonuses as you play and try to Smurf them all in your personal album!

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Garfield Lasagna Party Has Arrived on Nintendo Switch!

Paris – November 15th, 2022 – Microids, in partnership with Paramount Consumer Products, is thrilled to reveal the launch trailer for the delicious party games found in Garfield Lasagna Party, developed by Balio Studio, and available today in North America on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One consoles, Xbox Series X|S and PC/Mac!

Garfield, Odie, Arlene and Nermal have imagined the funniest mini games for their huge Lasagna Party, which you are invited to! Be ready to give your best to finish ahead of your opponents by winning as many of the 32 mini-games as possible. Summon all your luck when throwing the dice and use special items to gain an advantage on your friends. Garfield Lasagna Party is THE game to share with friends and family, in the company of your favorite characters!

Game features:

  • 30+ mini games in famous Garfield environments such as Jon’s house, the pizzeria or Dr. Liz’s pet clinic.
  • Play as one of the 4 iconic characters from Jim Davis’ iconic comic: Garfield, Nermal, Arlene & Odie!
  • Up to 4 players locally! Enjoy a classic board game experience with the Lasagna Race mode, practice your favorite mini-games without the board game mechanics with the Lasagna Challenge mode or set up a tournament to play quickly with a predefined number of mini games with the Lasagna World Tour mode!
  • Fun for all, whether you like party games, lasagna, laughter or simply have a good time with friends and family.

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Horse Tales – Emerald Valley Ranch is Now Available on Nintendo Switch!

Paris, November 3rd, 2022 – Microids is delighted to confirm the launch of the Steam and Nintendo Switch version of Horse Tales – Emerald Valley Ranch in North America.

Developed by the studio Aesir Interactive, the game invites players to saddle up in a full-on equestrian open world adventure. Horse Tales – Emerald Valley Ranch is out now in Europe on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch and PC. In North America, the game is already available on Nintendo Switch & Steam and will launch on PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®5 the 15th of November.

About Horse Tales – Emerald Valley Ranch

In Horse Tales – Emerald Valley Ranch, players will be tasked with restoring their family’s run-down estate back to its former glory. This quest will set them on a delightful open world adventure where they’ll explore the peninsula’s gorgeous and varied landscapes, from the colorful seashore of Coral Lagoon to the lush forest of Birchwoods.

They will make many friends along the way, including the nearby residents and of course… horses! Tame, breed, and establish a strong bond with your equine companions, as each is unique and possesses distinct abilities, personality traits, preferences, and training needs.

Make Emerald Valley your own by customizing your adventure: dress up your horses and your avatar with a wide variety of clothing and ornament options, and take part in rebuilding and decorating various buildings, stables, and horse care facilities.

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Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram From Hibernia is Now Available on Nintendo Switch!

Paris, October 27th 2022 – Microids is happy to announce the release of the video game Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram From Hibernia on PC, Xbox consoles and Nintendo Switch! The PlayStation versions will launch on November 4 in North America.

Asterix and Obelix are taking us to Hibernia for a collection of brawls with zero rule! For the very first time in the series, the game is both solo and co-op for up to four players! Romans, hold on to your shield, these Gauls mean business more than ever!

About Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram From Hibernia

The year is 50 BC. Gaul is entirely occupied by the Romans. Well, not entirely! One small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders… Meanwhile, in Hibernia (today known as Ireland) Keratine, chief Whiskitonix’s daughter, is calling Asterix and Obelix to the rescue as they need help to overcome the Roman invasion and bring back her father’s beloved golden ram. For this mission, you’ll control your favorite heroes and use your fists and any surrounding objects to make your way whilst throwing Romans in the air! Our two Gauls will also be able to count on their trusty druid Getafix, who’s been working on a new magic potion recipe for extra power!

Wake up the Gaul in you thanks to this brand-new top down explosive adventure of your favorite Gauls. Get ready for non-stop action, mind bending puzzle solving, exploration and items to collect in this one-of-a-kind adventure as good as a boar stew!

Your journey through Hibernia will span across six chapters, each of them filled with Romans and collectibles. Be creative! The more combo styles and diverse items you use during the fight, the bigger the surprises! Sure, a hit with that barrel sounds nice, but why not try a tree stump as well?

Stronger together! Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram From Hibernia will offer a co-op mode for up to four players on the same screen!

By Toutatis, these Gauls are crazy!

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Smurfs Kart reveals the Smurfs Super Powers in a new trailer!

Paris, October 26h, 2022 – Publisher Microids and IMPS, the Smurfs license holder, are thrilled to present a new video for Smurfs Kart revealing some of the Smurfs’ Super Powers. Developed by Eden Games and well-known for their iconic racing games (Gear.Club Unlimited, Test Drive Unlimited, V-Rally), Smurfs Kart will launch onto Nintendo Switch on November 15th, 2022.

Want to be the fastest Smurf in the village?

Choose your favorite Smurf among the 12 playable options and master their unique Super Power. Everyone will know who the fastest Smurf is!

In Smurfs Karts, getting the best start, taking shortcuts or using bonuses will help players rise in the rankings, but players will also have to rely on the Super Powers of their chosen Smurf to take the lead. Used at the right time, the Smurf’s Super Power will give the player a tremendous advantage, and the opportunity to change the course of the race and take players to the top of the podium.

The Super Powers can be found in the “surprise gifts” scattered all over the race. They are rare and will bring the player back in to top rankings in the race… some of the time! Use them wisely to make the difference!

Each Smurf has a unique Super Power:

  • Papa Smurf: Sends magic powder to put everyone to sleep instantly.

  • Jokey: Sends explosive gifts to his opponents to make them lose time.

  • Storm: Fires sticky arrows on opponents to change their trajectory.

  • Handy: Brings out an army of homemade drones to protect him and stuns opponents.

  • Clumsy: Turns on the flashing light of his fire engine kart to overtake its competitors.

  • Chef: Offers cakes to opponents to give them the hiccups.

  • Smurfette: Bewitches the other Smurfs with her perfume.

  • Blossom: Makes her opponents execute frantic jumps, preventing them from advancing.

  • Robot: Activates his robotic arms and causes a tornado effect.

  • Astro: Activates the reactors of its rocket-kart that allows him to overtake his opponents.

  • Hefty: Shows off workout effect to push the others along the track.

  • Farmer: Harvests sarsaparilla for a boost.

Alone or with others, new beginner or experienced pilot… Everyone can Smurf the first place, and drive wild races with family or friends!

The “Turbo Edition” includes:

  • The game
  • An embroidered Papa Smurf patch
  • 2 sticker sheets

Key features:

  • 12 tracks set in the Smurfs’ universe: The village, the forest, the dam, the swamps… even Gargamel’s house!

  • 12 iconic playable Smurfs: Handy, Hefty, Smurfette, Papa Smurf, Jokey… choose your favorite Smurf and get ready for the race! Each Smurf has its own kart and a very handy special item to help you breeze past your opponents.

  • Reach 1st place by using the environment around you: Bonus items, boosts, ramps, destructible boxes, shortcuts and more!

  • Smurf together: Play solo or with family and friends, with support for up to 4 players in split-screen local multiplayer!

  • Time Challenge” mode: Try to beat every Smurf at their own racetrack and reach the top of the online leaderboard with your best time!

  • Unlock original bonuses as you play and try to Smurf them all in your personal album!

Source: PR Email

Garfield Lasagna Party Begins Nov 15th on Nintendo Switch!

Paris – October 25th, 2022 – Microids, in partnership with Paramount Consumer Products, is thrilled to announce that the delicious party game Garfield Lasagna Party, developed by Balio Studio, will be available in Europe November 10th 2022 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One consoles, Xbox Series X|S and PC/Mac! And will launch on consoles November 15th 2022 in North America!

Garfield, Odie, Arlene and Nermal have imagined the craziest mini games for their huge Lasagna Party you are invited to! Be ready to give your best to finish ahead of your opponents by winning as many of the 32 mini-games as possible. Here is a taste of some of the yummy challenges you will compete with your friends:

  • Catch it: Be the first one to catch the toast, but beware of the burned slice!
  • Dog Panic: Escape the horde of dogs while avoiding the obstacles and reach the finish line in first place!
  • Featherweight: Memorize the food packed by your opponents, but be careful not to swallow any chili peppers. The player who eats the most wins the mini game.
  • Last Lasagna: Hold on the lasagna for as long as possible to earn the most points whilst using the tomatoes to slow down your opponents.
  • Slice & Dice: Slice the pizza to split the right amount of pepperoni on each slice!
  • Spring Cleaning: Use your broom to push as many items as possible out of your area.
  • Under the light: Collect as much lasagna as possible before the time runs out, while avoiding Jon’s spotlight!
  • Aspiring Artist: Follow the line the best you can.

Summon all your luck when throwing the dice and use special items to take advantage upon your friends. Garfield Lasagna Party is THE game to share with friends and family, in the company of your favorite characters!

Game features:

  • 30+ mini games in famous Garfield environments such as Jon’s house, the pizzeria or Dr. Liz’s pet clinic.
  • Play as one of the 4 iconic characters from Jim Davis’ iconic comic: Garfield, Nermal, Arlene & Odie!
  • Up to 4 players locally! Enjoy a classic board game experience with the Lasagna Race mode, practice your favorite mini-games without the board game mechanics with the Lasagna Challenge mode or set up a tournament to play quickly with a predefined number of mini games with the Lasagna World Tour mode!
  • Fun for all, whether you like party games, lasagna, laughter or simply have a good time with friends and family.

Source: PR Email

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