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Risk of Rain Returns

Gearbox Publishing and developer Hopoo Games have unveiled Risk of Rain Returns, a redone version of the original game. It will be available on Switch in 2023.

Risk of Rain Returns features an updated codebase and “expands on the original and implements features and learnings from the smash hit Risk of Rain 2.” There’ll be HD pixel art, original and new music from Chris Christodoulou, tons of balance changes, and more. That’s along with revamped multiplayer, making it easier than ever to play with friends.

Blanc release date

A final release date has been revealed for Blanc. The game launches on February 14, 2023 as a console exclusive, it’s been announced.

We originally heard about Blanc this past June. We did know the game was targeting a February 2023 launch, but today marks the first time we’ve been given a specific date.

Here’s an overview of the game:

Have a Nice Death

The Have a Nice Death has now been confirmed for Switch. Today, Gearbox Publishing and developer Magic Design Studios confirmed it will be available on March 22, 2023.

Have a Nice Death is a 2D action roguelike. Continue on below for more information via an official overview.

[Review] Tribes of Midgard

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Tribes of Midgard review

System: Switch
Release Date: August 16, 2022
Developer: Norsfell
Publisher: Gearbox Publishing

At a little over a year from its initial launch, Tribes of Midgard made its way to Switch recently with more bells and whistles to show for it. Originally, the game boasted only its session-based Saga mode with ten players taking on a series of tasks to survive together and make it through a scenario, with an offline mode touting the same objectives. With Season 3: Inferno Saga, updates were made to both Saga and the newer Survival mode. We’ll be diving into both modes and taking a look at what they look like on Switch.

Tribes of Midgard gameplay

After its debut last year, Tribes of Midgard appeared on Switch this week, and we now have plenty of gameplay. Nearly a half hour of footage is in.

Here’s an overview of the game:

Tribes of Midgard

Gearbox Publishing and developer Norsfell are bringing Tribes of Midgard to Switch, the two sides have just confirmed. Nintendo’s console is getting the game on August 16, 2022.

Also on the same day, Tribes of Midgard is launching Season 3: Inferno Saga. It features a new Saga Quest, Saga Boss, Volcanic Spire Biome, Spear weapon, Fishing, and more. Survival 2.0 will also be offered as a revamped game mode with a more exploratory experience.

Here’s some additional information about Season 3:

Blanc

Gearbox Publishing and developer Casus Ludi have unveiled Blanc, an artistic cooperative adventure. Switch will be getting the game in February 2023.

Blanc follows the journey of a wolf cub and a fawn stranded in a vast, snowy wilderness. During the adventure, they’ll need to come together in an unlikely partnership to find their families.

Risk of Rain 2 "Anniversary Update"

Risk of Rain 2’s massive “Anniversary Update” has just landed on Switch. It features the return of the classic survivor Bandit from the original Risk of Rain, the legendary boss Grandparent, more items, additional skill variants for the other survivors, a huge drop of lore entries, and much more.

Below are the official patch notes:

Risk of Rain 2

Risk of Rain 2’s big 1.0 update arrives on Switch today. Players can get their hands on tons of new content, though there are also lots of gameplay changes.

Below are the full patch notes:

Risk of Rain 2

Risk of Rain players on Switch won’t need to wait much longer for the game’s major 1.0 update. The patch is going live on October 20, Gearbox Publishing and Hopoo Games have announced.

Version 1.0 is highlighted by the Captain as a new survivor. There’s also plenty of additional content, including a new stage, enemies, final boss, items, and challenges.

Here’s a full breakdown of what’s new:


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