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“Bleed Complete Bundle” now available on Nintendo Switch at a steep discount

Publisher Digerati has released Bleed Complete Bundle on Nintendo Switch at a special launch price of $4.19 (85% off). The bundle includes both Bleed and Bleed 2, which are action-platformers with a focus on “stylish, acrobatic dodging and fluid, challenging gameplay.” You can check out the launch trailer below, followed by the official announcement from Digerati: All the air-dashing, bullet-dodging,

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“Void Terrarium” coming west this summer to Nintendo Switch, PS4

Publisher NIS America has announced that void tRrLM(); //Void Terrarium (Yep, that’s the actual name) will release in Western territories in summer 2020. Void Terrarium is a roguelike RPG developed by Nippon Ichi Software and is already available in Japan. You can watch the trailer below, followed by the official breakdown of the game. /* In a world contaminated with

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“Hotshot Racing” Revives Retro Arcade Aesthetics on Modern Platforms

Publisher Curve Digital has announced that 90s throwback racer Hotshot Racing is coming to consoles and PC this Spring. Co-developed by Lucky Mountain Games and Sumo Digital (Forza Horizon), Hotshot Racing should fit like a warm glove for fans of retro arcade racers such as Daytona U.S.A. and Ridge Racer. Here’s the official breakdown of the game from Curve Digital:

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“Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time” coming to Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC

Publisher Adult Swim Games has announced via IGN that Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time is planned for release this summer for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. The game is being developed by Japanese studio Soleil, and will be written by Samurai Jack series head writer Darrick Bachman. Adult Swim Games plans to host a panel at PAX East

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“Streets of Rage 4’s” final playable character unveiled; multiplayer details announced

Streets of Rage 4 finally has a full character roster! Publisher Dotemu has announced that the fifth and final fighter to join the long-awaited brawler is Floyd Iraia, a guy who has more metal arms than he has consonants in his last name. If he reminds you of Jax from Mortal Kombat, you’re not alone (he even yells “Gotcha!” when

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Gloriously violent shooter “Ruiner” coming soon to Nintendo Switch

Game publisher Devolver Digital has announced that Reikon Games’ Ruiner is coming “soon” to the Nintendo Switch. Originally released for PS4, Xbox One and Steam PC in 2017, Ruiner is an overhead action/shooter designed expressly for a mature audiences (that’s 17+ years old, kids). Here is the breakdown of Ruiner taken from the game’s Steam page: RUINER is a brutal

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“Spirit of the North” coming to Nintendo Switch, PC this Spring

Merge Games recently announced that Infuse Studio’s adventure game Spirit of the North will be coming to both Windows PC and Nintendo Switch this Spring. Originally released in 2019 for PS4, Spirit of the North is a 3rd-person puzzle adventure game inspired by Nordic lore. Players control a red fox who must assist the guardian of the Northern Lights as

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“Double Dragon & Kunio-kun” bundle confirmed for western release

On Wednesday, Arc System Works announced that the Double Dragon & Kunio-kun Retro Brawler Bundle will be heading to western Nintendo Switch and PS4 consoles on 20 February. There is currently no word on whether the PC or Xbox One versions will be coming west. The 18-game collection includes the original 3 Double Dragon games (the NES ports, not the

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“Atelier Ryza” tracking to be best-selling game of the Atelier series

Publisher Koei Tecmo recently announced that Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout has sold over 350,000 copies worldwide across all platforms since the game launched last year. That’s quite a girthy thicc stack of sales for a niche title. With those numbers, Atelier Ryza will very likely become the best-selling Atelier game in the series, overtaking 2015’s Atelier

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“Samurai Shodown” second DLC season takes shape

SNK Corporation has announced three of the four DLC fighters coming to Samurai Shodown second season: Mina, Sogetsu, and Iroha. All three are veterans of the Samurai Shodown series, while the fourth DLC character remains a mystery. You can check out the official character announcement trailer below. The reboot of SNK’s weapons-based fighter is currently available for Nintendo Switch (in

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Time to bust out! Puzzle adventure “Prison Princess” coming to Switch on 30 January

Earlier this week, Qureate launched an official trailer for Prison Princess, a point-and-click-esque “princess escape adventure” game scheduled to bust out onto the Nintendo Switch eShop worldwide on 30 January. You can watch the delightfully risqué trailer below, which is followed by a breakdown of the game taken from the official Prison Princess website: Story The continent of Maygard. The

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Dark-themed RPG “Black Book” coming to PC, consoles in 2020

On Thursday, publisher HypeTrain Digital announced that Morteshka‘s card-based RPG adventure Black Book is scheduled to release on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Steam PC later this year. HypeTrain also released an announcement trailer for the game, which will give you a sense of Black Book‘s gameplay and haunting themes. You can watch the trailer below, which is followed

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Digital Tales’ 2-D Metroidvania game “Bookbound Brigade” comes to life on 30 January

Publisher Intragames and developer Digital Tales have announced that their upcoming Metroidvania-style game Bookbound Brigade will be released on 30 January for Steam PC, PS4, and Nintendo Switch priced at $19.99. Featuring a cast of characters including Dracula, Nikola Tesla and Sun Wukong the Monkey King, Bookbound Brigade combines fictional and historical personalities with a variety of storybook scenarios. Sounds

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“To the Moon” remake arrives 16 January for Nintendo Switch; launch trailer released

Publisher X.D. Network has teamed up with developer Freebird Games to remake 2011’s To the Moon, an adventure RPG scheduled to arrive on the Nintendo Switch eShop on 16 January. According to the game’s director Kan Gao, the core theme of To the Moon is “seeking fantasy from reality.” X.D. Network has also released a new launch trailer for To

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“Mary Skelter 2” cleared for release in Australia fully uncensored

Game publisher Idea Factory has confirmed that their upcoming dungeon crawler title Mary Skelter 2 has been cleared for release in Australia by government’s Classification Board. The game was refused classification- effectively banned – last fall. The best part? According to Idea Factory, nothing in the game had to be altered or censored during the appeal process. Developed by Compile

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“Samurai Shodown” arrives on Nintendo Switch in February

According to a new listing on Nintendo’s website, the Switch version of Samurai Shodown (Samurai Spirits in Japan) will launch on 25 February in western territories. The reboot of SNK’s weapons-based fighter has been available to Japanese Switch owners since December 2019, while the PS4 and Xbox One versions released back in June 2019 (followed by Stadia in November 2019,

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Australian retailer leaks standalone physical editions of “Resident Evil 5 & 6” for Nintendo Switch

Because 4 just isn’t itchy and tasty enough…. Australian online retailer Mighty Ape has listed standalone physical editions of Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6 for the Nintendo Switch. Both are listed for a 27 March release. Both RE:5 and RE:6 were part of the Resident Evil Triple Pack, which released this past October in North America and Japan

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Retro-themed shooter “Dark Gravity” coming to Steam, Switch

Publisher Ultimate Games S.A. has announced that Dark Gravity will be coming to Steam in Q4 2020. Developed by Poland’s own Korgorus, Dark Gravity is a non-linear, vertical shoot-em-up inspired by retro shooters like Radiant Silvergun and Ikaruga (and it looks a bit like Silpheed to me). According to Ultimate Games S.A.’s press release, the story is “seated in the

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SEGA files trademark for “Persona 5 Strikers”

Earlier this week, SEGA registered a trademark for Persona 5 Strikers, which is likely a sign that Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers will be localized for a western release with an abbreviated title. As Rice Digital points out, other games in the Persona series have had their names shortened for releases outside of Japan. If indeed Persona 5 Strikers

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SNK to add Wan-Fu to “Samurai Shodown” on 18 December

On Sunday, SNK announced that series veteran Wan-Fu will soon be joining the character roster of Samurai Shodown as DLC. How soon? Try 18 December. Wan-Fu is available as part of the $19.99 Season Pass, or he can be purchased separately for $5.99. You can check out Wan-Fu’s gameplay trailer below. Samurai Shodown is published by Athlon Games and is

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“Shantae and the Seven Sirens” delayed to spring 2020

Don’t break out those dancing hips just yet…. WayForward has announced that Shantae and the Seven Sirens will be in gamers’ hands sometime in spring 2020. This is the fifth game in the long-running, platforming-adventure series which began on the GameBoy Color in 2002. Seven Sirens was originally planned for release in late 2019. According to the announcement by WayForward

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Action/RPG “Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin” delayed to 2020

Featured in yesterday’s Nintendo Indie World showcase, Edelweiss’ upcoming action/RPG/farming simulation hybrid title Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin has been delayed to 2020. Published by XSEED, Sakuna game was previously scheduled for a worldwide release on PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch in winter 2019. Below is the Nintendo Indie World showcase segment featuring Sakuna, followed by the official statement from

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“Axiom Verge 2” coming to Nintendo Switch in 2020

During Tuesday’s Nintendo Indie World showcase, independent video game creator Tom Happ announced that Axiom Verge 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2020. Below is the announcement trailer for Axiom Verge 2 followed by the official breakdown of the game: Decades later… or is it centuries earlier? You may have played Axiom Verge, or heard it referenced as a benchmark

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“SEGA Ages Fantasy Zone” for Nintendo Switch launches 28 November in Japan

Earlier this week, SEGA announced that SEGA Ages: Fantasy Zone for Nintendo Switch will launch on the Japanese eShop on 28 November (that’s tomorrow) for ¥999 (roughly $9.15, or $1.42 in Bison Dollars). Originally released in arcades in 1985, Fantasy Zone is a side-scrolling shooter in which you can pilot your ship in all four directions at will (similar to

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Tactical RPG “Arc of Alchemist” coming to the West in early 2020 for PS4, Switch

Earlier this week, Idea Factory International announced that that tactical action RPG Arc of Alchemist will launch in North America on 30 January 2020 and in Europe on 31 January 2020 for PS4 and Nintendo Switch. Of these, the European PS4 version is the only one that will receive a physical release. You can watch the latest trailer below, followed

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2D brawler “Fight’N Rage” arrives on PS4 in December

Seba Games Dev has announced that the PS4 version of Fight’N Rage will be released on 3 December. Priced at $19.99, Fight’N Rage is a retro-inspired beat-em-up that borrows from the best brawlers of eras gone by, such as Final Fight and Streets of Rage. Fight’N Rage has been available for Steam PC since 2017 and both Nintendo Switch and Xbox One since

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Koei Tecmo releases new trailer for “Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate”

On Thursday, publisher Koei Tecmo and developer Omega Force released a second trailer for Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate, an updated version of the latest installment of Koei Tecmo’s crossover action series which features characters from Dynasty Warriors, Samurai Warriors, and gods of ancient mythology. You can watch the new trailer for yourself below. Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate is scheduled to release

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Comedy RPG “Yaga” now available on consoles, PC

Previously available exclusively on Apple Arcade, the action-RPG Yaga is now available for Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One and Windows PC via the Epic Games Store (a Steam release is expected in 2020). So now normal people can actually play it! Pfft! …apple arcade… Developed by Breadcrumbs Interactive and published by Versus Evil, Yaga is a comedic take on

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Sacré bleu! “Blacksad” released a week early in Europe; developer warns against playing without day 1 patch

If you live in Europe, Blacksad: Under the Skin is available now. The problem? It wasn’t scheduled to release until 14 November. While this might seem like a happy accident for some, the developers behind Blacksad: Under the Skin are strongly cautioning European gamers to not play the game yet, as the “Day one patch” won’t go live until the 14th.

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