Update: More footage added below.
Original: We have several minutes of new footage showing the single-player campaign in Splatoon 2. Have a look at the gameplay below.
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Rocket Fist pushed back on the European Switch eShop
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ARMS producer reveals new versus mode involving Hedlok, talks game balance plans
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This week’s ARMS update is going to be pretty extensive. In addition to adding Max Brass, his ARMS, and a new stage, a new versus mode is also incoming.
Producer Kosuke Yabuki spoke about the new mode with Eurogamer:
“I can talk about it a little bit now – Max Brass is the main part of tomorrow’s update, but there is a new versus mode where in a fight between two or three players there’s a Hedlok mask players battle over, and when you get the mask your own character can turn into Hedlok. If one player turns into Hedlok it’ll be up to the other players to take him down. The Hedlok mode won’t just be available in one v one versus modes – it’ll be available online and in every multiplayer mode.”
Headup Games’ Switch lineup: Slime-san, Binding of Isaac (EU), Earth Atlantis, Panzer Party
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Headup Games announced its full schedule of games the company intends to publisher during the second half of 2017. Four Switch games are included.
Slime-san will start things off when it launches in August. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+, finally coming to Europe, is next up on September 7. Earth Atlantis is slated for Q3 2017, and Panzer Party drops in October.
Most of these titles we’ve heard about previously, but Panzer Party appears to be a new project for Switch.
Here’s some early information about the game:
Take your tank, aircraft or ship and fight against up to 3 players on your couch or around the world in this fast paced action arena brawler. Win round after round and take advantage of the items you will be given in return. Battle at various locales from the Desert, the Andes or even Venice, but be aware of the dangers each setting will confront you with.
- 6 settings, each packed with its own unique events
- 9 vehicles split into 3 classes: Water, ground and air
- More than 20 equippable upgrades and pick-ups combined
Source: Headup Games PR
Troll and I releasing for Switch on August 15, latest trailer
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Troll and I will be available for Switch on August 15, Maximum Games has confirmed. The game had been announced for Nintendo’s console earlier this year.
The Switch version of Troll and I lets players use the Joy-Con controllers for both solo and split-screen co-op gameplay.
Here’s the latest trailer:
A patch for Troll and I will be issued on other formats with a number of improvements:
– Addition of a mini-map
– Additional checkpoints
– Easy, Normal and Hard difficulty settings
– Increased crafting speed
– New tutorials
– Additional text hints
– Increased resources for crafting and survivability
– Overall balance improvements
According to Maximum Games, the Switch version will receive these changes when it launches in August. The game will be priced at $29.99.
Source: Maximum Games PR
WWE 2K18 for Switch “not based on previous gen versions”
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2K Sports appears to be taking the Switch version of WWE 2K18 seriously. When a fan claimed that the game would likely be based off an older release in the franchise from the Xbox 360, the official WWE 2K Twitter account noted that it’s “not based on previous gen versions”.
The tweet reads:
— WWE 2K18 (@WWEgames) July 10, 2017
Thanks to Jake for the tip.
ARMS producer on original prototype, most popular characters / modes, update tease, sequel interest, more
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French website Jeuxvideo was recently able to speak with ARMS producer Kosuke Yabuki. Plenty of topics were brought up, including the original prototype and how the team approached development, the most popular characters / modes, update plans (including an interesting tease coming with Max Brass’ patch), interest in a sequel, and more.
We’ve rounded up some of the more notable excerpts below. Note that the responses were automatically translated with Google, so some of the comments are a bit rough in spots. However, it’s mostly understandable on the whole.