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“The House of the Dead: Remake” Announced for Nintendo Switch

Forever Entertainment recently announced The House of the Dead: Remake is on the way to the Nintendo Switch. HotD Remake is a recreation of SEGA’s 1996 light gun arcade game, which eventually went on to spawn several sequels, spin-offs, and a very unfortunate film series. In HotD, up to two players can take on the role of either Thomas Rogan

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Perform Alchemy with Friends in “Potion Party” Now Available on Nintendo Switch

On Thursday, publisher Top Hat Studios released their multiplayer puzzle game Potion Party for the Nintendo Switch. Featuring a colorful retro aesthetic, Potion Party invites you to maintain your own alchemy shop in either co-op or competitive modes with up to four players. Here’s the full breakdown of Potion Party from the game’s Nintendo Switch eShop page: Step into the

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New “Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World” Trailer Released

Publisher ININ Games has released a new trailer for Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World, Studio Artdink’s modern update of Monster World IV. The new trailer is titled “Welcome to Monster World”, and it showcases quite a bit of the remake’s gameplay. You can check out the trailer for yourself below. Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will launch for

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Nosebleed Interactive’s Arcade Management Adventure “Arcade Paradise” Coming to PC, Consoles

Game publisher Wired Productions has announced Arcade Paradise, an arcade management game for PC and consoles. Developed by Nosebleed Interactive, Arcade Paradise is scheduled to release sometime in 2021 for Steam PC, Xbox One, SeXbox, PS4, PS5, and Nintendo Switch. You can check out the first Arcade Paradise trailer below, followed by a full breakdown of the game from Niche

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Koei Tecmo Announces Two “Blue Reflection” Games

Koei Tecmo recently announced Blue Reflection Tie and Blue Reflection Sun, both tie-ins to the previously announced anime Blue Reflection Ray, which is itself based on 2017’s Blue Reflection video game. Details on the games are scant, but we do know that Blue Reflection Tie is coming to Steam PC, Nintendo Switch, and PS4 while Blue Reflection Sun is coming

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Westone Bit’s “Clockwork Aquario” is Lost No More; Coming Soon to Consoles

ININ Games has released the first teaser trailer for Clockwork Aquario, the final arcade game ever created by Westone Bit Entertainment. While the unfinished title was once believed to be lost after 1993, Clockwork Aquario was rescued from obscurity thanks to the efforts of German publisher Strictly Limited Games. Retro gamers familiar with Westone’s Wonder Boy series should immediately see

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“NEOGEO Pocket Color Selection Volume 1” Now Available for Nintendo Switch

SNK recently announced that NEOGEO Pocket Color Selection Vol. 1 is now available for the Switch via the Nintendo eShop. The digital collection is priced at $39.99, and includes a total of ten classic NEOGEO Pocket Color games. There is a physical edition planned for us collecting purists, but no release date has been announced at this time. Here’s a

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Steampunk RPG “Vaporum: Lockdown” Coming to Switch eShop on 22 March

Game developer Fatbot Games recently announced that the Nintendo Switch version of their grid-based, steampunk RPG Vaporum: Lockdown will launch on 22 March via the Nintendo eShop for $21.99. A PS4 and Xbox One port are expected sometime later in the year, and the PC version is already available on Steam and other online storefronts (for the slightly more affordable

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“Pocky & Rocky Reshrined” Coming this Fall to Switch, PS4

Earlier this week at the New Game Plus Expo, publisher Natsume announced that Pocky & Rocky Reshrined would be coming to the West sometime this fall. Previously announced as Pocky & Rocky 2021, Reshrined is overhead action game starting a shrine maiden and tanooki who battle across a world inspired by Japanese mythology. Natsume also describes Reshrined as the third

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“Turok 2” Now on PS4; Nintendo Switch Version Receives Massive Multiplayer Update

Earlier this week, Nightdive Studios announced the immediate release of Turok 2: Seeds of Evil on PS4. In addition, the Nintendo Switch version of Turok 2 received an update supporting online multiplayer via crossplay (though crossplay between the PS4 and Xbox One versions will be added later). Other updates to the Nintendo Switch version include a re-dubbed German localization, gyro

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Capcom Censored “Street Fighter II”, One of the Greatest Games of All Time

Last week, Capcom released Capcom Arcade Stadium on the Nintendo Switch, which includes a number of classic games from Capcom’s arcade library. However, it did not take long for gamers to notice that two key alterations had been made to the latest version of Street Fighter II, likely due to modern-day political concerns. Twitter user @pomegd posted screenshots of the

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“Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed” Headed West this Summer

Publisher XSeed Games has announced that Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed will be receiving a western release in summer 2021 for Steam PC, PS4 and Nintendo Switch, following the Japanese launch on 20 May 2021. Hellbound & Debriefed is an HD remake of the 2011 original on PSP. In addition to a standard release, there will also be a special

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“Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World” Set for April Release in Japan; New Trailer Revealed

Game publisher G Choice and developer Studio Artdink have announced that Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will launch for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam PC on 22 April in Japan. For western gamers, Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is ambiguously scheduled to release in “early 2021” for the same platforms. If you can’t wait, the Japanese Switch release

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Nintendo Quietly Ends Fire Sale Pricing on the eShop

For several years, smaller game developers have tried to get more eyes on their games by offering steep discounts on the Nintendo eShop. Cost-conscious gamers could visit Nintendo’s digital storefront and regularly find several titles marked down to less than a buck, with some games priced below ten cents. But in recent months, these fire sale prices have all but

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“Kingdom Come: Deliverance Royal Edition” Reportedly Headed to Switch in February

A listing on the Japanese Nintendo website recently revealed that Warhorse Studio’s open world RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance Royal Edition will be coming soon to Nintendo Switch on 18 February… in Japan, at least. Among the many other titles listed as coming soon for Nintendo’s hybrid console, the website mentions “キングダムカム・デリバランス ロイヤルエディション” (that would be Kingdom Come: Deliverance Royal Edition,

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Online Puritans be Damned! “Sense – 不祥的预感: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story” Now Available on Nintendo Switch eShop

Developer Suzaku has officially released Sense – 不祥的预感: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story on the Nintendo Switch eShop. Successfully crowdfunded in 2018, Suzaku’s Sense – 不祥的预感: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story is inspired by retro horror classics Clock Tower and Fatal Frame, Sense is described as a 2.5D horror RPG that blends cyberpunk elements with Cantonese folklore. Here’s the full breakdown of

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Steam PC Release of “Metal Unit” Delayed Until January

2020 has claimed yet another casualty! Sort of…. Publisher NEOWIZ and developer JellySnow Studio have announced that their roguelite action-platformer Metal Unit has been delayed until January 2021. Originally scheduled to launch before the end of December, the creators felt that Metal Unit needed more polish, tweaks, and additional content based on user feedback. “How’d they get the user feedback

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“Habroxia 2” Coming to Steam PC, Consoles in February

Publisher Eastasiasoft and developer Lillymo Games have announced that retro-inspired shoot ’em up Habroxia 2 will be coming 3 February to PC and consoles. Despite its old school aesthetics, Habroxia 2 mixes up the formula by adding both vertical and side-scrolling stages, non-linear progression, and twin-stick aiming controls. There’s also options to upgrade and customize your ship and a New

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Fully Uncensored Version of “Waifu Uncovered” Now Available for Nintendo Switch

The physical release of risqué “strip ’em up” Waifu Uncovered is now available for Nintendo Switch thanks to Eastasiasoft. As we noted in September, the physical release of Waifu Uncovered is the only way gamers can get the fully uncensored experience on consoles. The physical version offers three “censor” modes which are unlockable through gameplay: censored, uncensored, and fully uncensored.

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“fault – milestone two side: above” Coming to Switch on 3 December

Game publisher Phoenixx and developer Alice in Dissonance have announced that their visual novel game fault – milestone two side: above will arrive on the Switch eShop on 3 December, with pre-load staring on 26 November. For those concerned about an English translation, fault will support Japanese, English, Simplified Chinese, Korean, German, Spanish, and Russian language options (though it looks

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“Leisure Suit Larry – Wet Dreams Dry Twice” Coming to Consoles in 2021

On Wednesday, game publisher Assemble Entertainment and developer CrazyBunch announced that their erotic point & click adventure game Leisure Suit Larry – Wet Dreams Dry Twice is cumming coming to the PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch in Spring 2021 via each console’s digital marketplace. Physical retail versions will be available in multiple European countries thanks to a partnership with

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Backlog Review: “Jungle Z” (Nintendo Switch, Festival of Dread Special)

First things first,* Jungle Z clearly takes place in a forest, not a jungle. Sure there are some banana trees thrown around for good measure, but it’s a forest. At first glance, Jungle Z looks a bit like a modern take on Zombies Ate My Neighbors with a few RPG elements mixed in. Overhead perspective, a variety of weapons, undead

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“Baroque: Original Version” Releasing 12 November for Nintendo Switch; New Trailer Revealed

Japanese game developer Sting has announced that their Nintendo Switch port of Baroque: Original Version is scheduled to release in Japan on 12 November via the Switch eShop. It will be priced at 2,400 yen (approximately $23), but pre-orders and early adopters will get a 15% discount on the game, making it 2,032 yen (approximately $19). Baroque: Original Version is

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Horde Shooter “Hero Potential” Features Indie Comics Stars Cyberfrog, Cecil & the Jawbreakers

On Thursday, independent video game creator Harrison Bergeron launched a crowdfunding campaign for Hero Potential, an online multiplayer shooter featuring heroes from several independent comic books (as DLC), such as CyberFrog, Cash Grab’s Cecil, and the Jawbreakers. Of course, there are plenty of original heroes in the base game, too. At the moment, the Steam PC release is the focus,

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Backlog Review: “Night Slashers” (Switch/Arcade, Festival of Dread Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering‘s Festival of Dread, our month-long celebration of all things hideous and horrid! Today, we’re going to review a lesser-remembered arcade beat-em-up now available on the Nintendo Switch, Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Night Slashers. Originally released in 1993 by Data East, Night Slashers is an arcade brawler for up to 3 players. While the early 90s was

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Modus Games Releases Story Trailer for “Remothered: Broken Porcelain”

Publisher Modus Games has released a new story trailer for Remothered: Broken Porcelain that summarizes the events of the previous game, Remothered: Tormented Fathers. Without further ado, here is the new trailer followed by the official breakdown of Broken Porcelain from Modus Games: The synopsis details a young girl named Celeste’s disappearance while summarizing the events within Remothered: Tormented Fathers,

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Chomp Bites One Off: Bayonetta (Festival of Dread Special)

Welcome back to the Festival of Dread, The Splintering‘s month-long celebration of all things wicked and bewitching! Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction to get the stories that we non-fictional types just can’t get. To celebrate the festive

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“Postal Redux” Coming to Switch in October

Running With Scissors recently announced that their gloriously violent classic Postal series is coming to the Nintendo Switch in the form of Postal Redux. Postal Redux is an HD remaster of the original twin-stick shooter. You can watch the Switch reveal trailer below, which is followed by the official breakdown of the game from the Nintendo eShop. POSTAL Redux is

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