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On Your Tail

During today’s Indie World Showcase, it was announced that On Your Tail is in development for Switch. The title will launch in 2024 as a timed console exclusive.

On Your Tail, a sleuthy story-driven 3D life sim, features a mix of relaxation and investigation with players taking on the role of the intrepid amateur detective, Diana, in her pursuit of the perfect summer vacation. Continue on below for some additional information.

Core Keeper

Core Keeper is making its way to Switch, Fireshine Games and Pugstorm announced today. The game launches in Summer 2024.

Core Keeper, a mining sandbox adventure set in an ancient cavern of creatures, treasures and trinkets, involves mining resources to build your base, upgrade your tools, and craft powerful equipment to defeat bosses. When it comes to Switch, it’ll include all existing content introduced throughout the PC Early Access period as well as content included in the upcoming 1.0 update.

Shantae Advance: Risky Revolution

Original (7/12): WayForward has revealed that Shantae Advance: Risky Revolution, a game that was originally in development during the Game Boy Advance era, is finally seeing an official launch. It will be available on an actual GBA-compatible cartridge in early 2024, courtesy of Limited Run Games.

Shantae Advance: Risky Revolution was put on the shelf for nearly two decades. Now, however, the once-canceled title will be completed. Shantae creator Erin Bozon, series director Matt Bozon, and programmer Michael Stragey are using GBA-era development tools to authentically complete the handheld experience. There’ll be multiple chapters, numerous towns and labyrinths, six creature transformations, fierce bosses, and a soundtrack from Maddie Lim, plus a four-player battle mode.

BattleJuice Alchemist

Publisher ESDigital Games and developer Alchemical Works have announced BattleJuice Alchemist, which is in the works for Switch. The two sides did not provide a launch window.

BattleJuice Alchemist is an alchemy RPG featuring a mix of classic top-down combat with third-person bullet time. We’ve got more information in the following overview:

November 2023 Indie World Showcase live stream

The November 2023 Indie World Showcase is about to begin. Look for it to start at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 5 PM in the UK / 6 PM in Europe.

Nintendo said yesterday that the presentation will cover announcements and updates for various indie games on Switch. Expect it to last about 20 minutes.

Captain Velvet Meteor The Jump+ Dimensions physical

A new partnership between Red Art Games, Shueisha Games, and Momo-pi will see Captain Velvet Meteor: The Jump+ Dimensions receiving a physical release on Switch. It will be available in Q2 2024.

Captain Velvet Meteor: The Jump+ Dimensions will have both a worldwide standard copy and a PEGI-rated special edition from Red Art Games’ online store. The Deluxe Edition includes a copy of the game, exclusive sleeve featuring alternate cover art, a double-sided poster, and a print copy of the prequel manga.

Pillow Champ

Frosty Pop today announced Pillow Champ, a new 2.5D fighting game for Switch. It’s heading to the console in Spring 2024.

The title will let you experience “hilarious and heartwarming stories about finding your passion, keeping it, and defeating the pillow-wielding ninjas who stand in the way of your dreams.” Further details can be found in the following overview:

Irem Collection Volume 1

Original (4/25): ININ Games, Tozai Games, and Irem today unveiled Irem Collection Volume 1 for Switch and other platforms. A release is planned for 2023.

Irem Collection will consist of five volumes. The first volume contains Image Fight, Image Fight II, and X Multiply.

Here’s some information about each game:

Hogwarts Legacy launch trailer

Original (11/13): A new launch trailer has come in for the Switch version of Hogwarts Legacy. Interestingly enough, the video comes from Nintendo’s Japanese YouTube channel. We’ll update this post if an English equivalent is published.

Here’s some information about the game:

Nintendo Black Friday 2023

Original (11/6): Nintendo has announced its Switch Black Friday offers and Cyber Deals sale for the 2023 holiday season with bundles and discounts.

The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate bundle, which leaked last night, has now been officially announced. It includes the system, full game download, and three-month Nintendo Switch Online subscription. The Joy-Con controllers feature a design inspired by Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. At $350, you’ll be getting $68 in savings. The bundle launches on November 19, 2023.

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