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Skul: The Hero Slayer update 1.5.2

A new update is here for Skul: The Hero Slayer on Switch, with the game moving up to version 1.5.2.

Lots of changes have been made to the skulls, items, and inscriptions. Additionally, the team has implemented many different bug fixes.

The full patch notes for the Skul: The Hero Slayer version 1.5.2 update are as follows:

SANABI

SANABI has been on PC for about a month, but we now have confirmation that a Switch port is in the works. Publisher Neowiz and developer Wonder Potion made the announcement today.

SANABI is officially described as “an exhilarating stylish dystopian action-platformer.” You’ll take on the role of a legendary retired veteran while using a prosthetic arm to jump over cliffs and skyscrapers, zip through bullets and traps, and defeat enemies.

Aka

Publisher Neowiz and developer Cosmic Gatto today unveiled Aka, a wholesome open-world adventure game. It will release on Switch in Q4 2022.

The title has you playing as Aka, a retired red panda soldier seeking inner peace. His goal is to seek out Ghosts to bring them closure while simultaneously settling on a small island and building his home.

8Doors: Arum's Afterlife Adventure

Neowiz has announced that Rootless Studio’s Metroidvania-style game 8Doors: Arum’s Afterlife Adventure has just come to Switch as a surprise announcement. It can be purchased now on the eShop.

Here’s an overview of the game:

Unsouled release date

Unsouled was only just announced for Switch last week, but it already has a release date. Even better, the 2D action RPG isn’t very far away. It’s been announced that the game will launch on April 28, 2022.

We have more information about Unsouled below for those that need a refresh:

Unsouled

The 2D action RPG Unsouled is in the works for Switch, publisher Neowiz and developer Megusta Game have announced. It will be available this spring.

Here’s an overview of the game:

Skul The Hero Slayer physical

The action-platformer Skul: The Hero Slayer, which first appeared on Switch in October, has now been confirmed for physical release.

Merge Games is teaming up with Neowiz and SouthPAW Games to bring the action-platformer to retail. Along with a standard version, a Signature Edition is planned. The latter version has special goodies including a soundtrack CD, art card, keychain, and enamel pins. All copies of both the standard and Signature Edition come with a booklet and digital soundtrack code.

Sangwoo Park, CEO of SouthPAW, had this to say about the physical release for Skul: The Hero Slayer:

Skul The Hero Slayer gameplay

Skul: The Hero Slayer recently came to Switch, and we now have quite a bit of gameplay. A new video shows off the side-scrolling action platformer with various footage.

Here’s an overview of Skul: The Hero Slayer:

Metal Unit update

Metal Unit has received a bunch of new content, as publisher Neowiz and developer JellySnow Studio started distribution of an update this week on Switch.

Players can now randomly access a brand new dungeon known as “The Ruins” as they work their way through Chapter 4 of the main game. Ten powerful new equipment items have been added as well, including the Holonade, Phase Boots, and SDA-Hammer. New skins, achievements, and fixes and improvements are also included.

Below are the full patch notes for this week’s Metal Unit update:

Skul The Hero Slayer release date

Skul: The Hero Slayer finally has a release date on Switch and will make its way to the console on October 21, an eShop listing confirms.

The game was first confirmed for the system back in May 2020. It was originally planned for an early 2021 launch, though that ultimately didn’t happen and there hadn’t been any news regarding launch timing until today. On the bright side, publisher Neowiz and developer SouthPAW Games will finally have the Switch version ready to go next week.


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