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Spirit of the Island

PID Games, in partnership with Meta Publishing and 1M Bits Horde, has announced Spirit of the Island for Switch. There’s no word on release timing currently.

The title kicks off with players ending up on a distant island, which was previously populated by tourists. It’s now your mission to bring it back to life by exploring the archipelago, chatting with locals, and helping them restore the land. Oh, and you’ll have your own mysteries to discover from your past.

Vernal Edge gameplay

Vernal Edge made it to Switch this week, and for those interested in getting a closer look, we have new gameplay. 24 minutes of footage highlights the Metroidvania title.

Everything you need to know is available in the following overview:

Vernal Edge trailer

PID Games and Hello Penguin Team have issued a launch trailer for Vernal Edge. The title, a pixel art Metroidvania, ended up on Switch this week.

You can find additional details in the following overview:

Vernal Edge physical

Today, Red Art Games announced that it is planning a physical release for Vernal Edge on Switch.

ESRB-rated physical copies of the game will be distributed by Video Games Plus, the company’s North American partner. Those looking for a PAL-rated version will be able to pre-order directly through Red Art Games.

Vernal Edge release date

A final released date has come in for Vernal Edge, a fast-paced Metroidvania game. Publisher PID Games and developer Hello Penguin Team confirmed today that it’s due out on March 14, 2023.

Vernal Edge was first confirmed for Switch last August. There was no word on a release window at the time.

If you need a refresher on the game, check out the following overview:

Mari & Bayu The Road Home

Mari & Bayu: The Road Home has been announced for Switch, and a release date has already been confirmed. Publisher PID Games and developer Skinny Bandit Studios will be bringing it to Switch on March 9, 2023.

Mari & Bayu: The Road Home is officially described as a “cooperative 2D ant-venture”. It first appeared on PC last year, but this is the first time we’re hearing about a Switch version.


Today, publisher PID Games and developer Hot Chili Games announced their 2D action platformer Elypse for Switch. Fans will be able to pick up the title in 2023.

For more information about the project, read the following overview:

Gravity Circuit

Publisher PID Games and developer Domesticated Ant Games are putting Gravity Circuit on Switch, the two sides confirmed today. The title is on track to debut in 2023.

Gravity Circuit is an action packed 2D platformer that takes inspiration from console classics. If you’re interested in finding out what else the project has to offer, continue on below.


Publisher PID Games and developer Void Studio today announced that their upcoming title Cassiodora will soon be available on Switch. A release is planned for December 15, 2022.

Cassiodora is a side-scrolling shoot ’em up that has players going on an adventure to save Princess Cassiodora. More information can be found in the following overview:

Pompom release date

A final release date has come in for the Switch version of Pompom. The 2D platformer is slated for October 25, publisher PID Games and developer Tomo Camp announced today.

Those interested in seeing what the game has to offer can try out a free demo on the eShop.

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