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Battle Sports Mekuru is nearly here, as the game is launching in a few hours in Japan. When the game does release, it won’t be the end of support. Over Fence is promising free update that will bring in some additions such as new items and stages. The team intends to keep players interested for as long as possible.

For those who haven’t heard, Battle Sports Mekuru is a versus game supporting up to four players. Along with local battles, online play is also supported.

Characters can be controlled with the joystick / buttons at the right. The victors of each battle will be decided in a short period, so you can play repeatedly multiple times. Play time can be set, with the shortest being 30 seconds.

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Area 34 confirmed today that its upcoming game Tiny Metal, inspired by Advance Wars, will release on Switch. The team hopes to offer Nintendo fans a simple yet deep turn-based tactical battle system along with an interesting storyline.

Tiny Metal is currently planned to launch this October on Switch. View the game’s initial announcement trailer below along with an extensive overview.

Daedalic Entertainment announced State of Mind for Switch earlier this year. New footage has since emerged, available below.

Yoku’s Island Express, announced for Switch earlier this year, has found a new partner. Villa Gorilla is teaming up with Team17 to have the game under the publisher’s label.

For those that missed it previously, we’ve included the debut trailer and overview for Yoku’s Island Express below.

“Meet our hero Yoku the Dung Beetle who has arrived on Mokumana Island to relieve the resident pterodactyl postmaster of his duties. He’s ready for the easy life, soaking up the sun and delivering parcels on a tropical paradise!

However, he’ll quickly discover that an ancient Island deity is trapped in a restless sleep, and a host of colourful, quirky islanders are plagued by quakes and storms brought forth by its nightmares. It’s all down to Yoku to traverse the island using a unique blend of pinball mechanics and open world exploration, in an amazing quest to help those in need!

Flip and bump our pint-sized protagonist around the stunning hand-painted island on your quest to rebuild the post-office, discover the mystery of the Fruit Altar, and wake an old god from its deep slumber.”

Yoku’s Island Express will be out on Switch in 2018.

Source: Team17 PR

Use Your Words was just added to the Wii U eShop last month. Today, Smiling Buddha Games announced that a Switch version is on the way as well.

Use Your Words will be on Switch “soon”. View a trailer below, along with a lengthy overview.

A few weeks back we reported on Dusty Raging Fist as a game for Switch thanks to a listing on the official BitSummit website. However, the information was not accurate enough for us to take it as fact.

Today, the official Twitter account for Dusty Raging Fist has stated that the game is coming for Switch, so this time it is a definitive confirmation. They will be showing it first at BitSummit, but we don’t have a release date yet.

You can read the overview of the game meanwhile:

“When the occurence of the dark moons began, Dusty, Darg and Kitsune knew that something is amiss. An ancient evil from a faraway land threatens the peace of Double Bill Town. Prompted by a visit from the helpless Elijah, the trio set off to seek the Iron Knight’s help. Along the way, they have to battle rogue villains, encounter ancient powers and face the battle of their lives.

– Co-op Play of up to 3 Players
– Dynamic Combat System
– 3 playable beat’em up characters, and 2 combat support characters.
– Utilize your combat support characters (Artillery & Sniper) to aid you in combat.
– Collect, utilize and summon powerful Guardians and Elemental Powers.
– Stylistic 2D artwork and animation.
– Crazy boss fights to make your day.”


https://twitter.com/PDDesignStudio/status/864125637245648896

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Snake Pass was the first Unreal Engine 4-developed game for Switch. Now the system appears to have another.

NBA Playgrounds is one of the newest eShop titles, following its release a few days ago. Interestingly enough, it was developed with Unreal Engine 4. Saber Interactive stated this explicitly in a post made on the Xbox blog.

NBA Playgrounds debuted on Switch this past Tuesday. Saber Interactive will be keeping the game fresh with consistent updates that will add new modes and players.

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Fabraz’s recently-released Slime-san is on the way to Switch, the studio has revealed to Nintendo Everything. It’s currently targeted for Q3 of this year.

A build of Slime-san is up and running right now on Nintendo’s console. Fabraz approached Nintendo at GDC, and dev kits were sent out soon after.

This isn’t the first time we’re reporting on Slime-san. Originally, the game was planned for Wii U. Fabraz told us that this version “is currently on ice,” however.

Get a look at Slime-san with the trailer below.

Inti Creates made it known last month that the company would be announcing two new games at BitSummit. We now have confirmation that both projects will be on Nintendo platforms, and more specifically, on Switch. Inti Creates CEO Takuya Aizu confirmed the news during a lecture at Tokyo Sandbox 2017.

BitSummit will take place on May 20 and May 21 at the Miyako Messe in Kyoto. Along with Inti Creates’ games, other indie titles will be showcased as well.

Thanks to n128 for the tip.

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Thumper file size

Posted on 2 years ago by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop | 4 Comments

The string of strong eShop releases continues on Switch next week. This coming Thursday, Drool will be putting out its unique rhythm game Thumper. To download the title, you’ll need 697MB of free space on internal memory or a microSD card.