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Spirit of the North was updated on Switch this week to version 1.04. It comes with new features, including a Photo Mode. Several improvements and bug fixes have also been implemented.

The full patch notes are as follows:

Following a previous delay, publisher Merge Games and developer Dark Screen Games have set a new release date for the indie brawler Bounty Battle. The beat ’em up title is now scheduled for a Switch launch on September 10. It was last expected in July.

Here’s an overview of Bounty Battle, along with a trailer:

Publisher Merge Games has announced that the indie brawler Bounty Battle has been delayed indefinitely.

Previously, the game was on track to launch this month. However, it has now been pushed back to implement “significant improvements” that the team wouldn’t be able to finish “without a slight delay.”

Merge Games’ full statement reads:

Bounty Battle will no longer have a physical release in North America, Dark Screen Games has confirmed.

The developer confirmed the news over on Twitter. When asked about the physical version in the states, Dark Screen Games said it’s no longer happening due to the coronavirus pandemic. It appears that Europe will not be impacted.

Bounty Battle will initially launch on Switch via the eShop on June 23. It was moved back from its original June 16 date “due to some technical hiccups.”


The indie fighter Bounty Battle is experiencing a slight delay. Originally scheduled for July 16, it will now release on July 23. Publisher Merge Games informed Nintendo Everything that the change came about “due to some territorial hiccups.”

Here’s a refresher on Bounty Battle for those that haven’t been keeping up with our previous coverage:

The cyberpunk narrative driven adventure Cloudpunk is getting a physical release on Switch, Merge Games has announced.

Cloudpunk will have both a standard version and Signature Edition. The latter release includes:

Publisher Merge Games, along with developer Dark Screen Games, announced the final release date for the indie beat ’em up crossover Bounty Battle. The game launches for Switch via the eShop on July 16.

We have the following overview and trailer for Bounty Battle:

Publisher Merge Games and developer Still Running have announced that Morbid: The Seven Acolytes is coming to Switch, the companies announced during the Future Games Show 2020 presentation. The horrorpunk action RPG will arrive later in 2020.

Here’s an overview of Morbid: The Seven Acolytes, along with a trailer:

Publisher Merge Games and developer Antab Studio today announced Foreclosed, a cyberpunk action-shooter. The project is currently planned to launch in Q2 2021.

We have the following overview and trailer for Foreclosed:

House Flipper now has a release date on Switch – at least when it comes to the digital version. A listing has appeared on the eShop, showing that the game will be arriving on June 12.

Here’s a whole bunch of information about House Flipper, along with a trailer: