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SpongeBob SquarePants Cosmic Shake update Photo Mode, new costumes

THQ Nordic and Purple Lamp today announced a new update for SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake, which will bring along a Photo Mode and new costumes.

With Photo Mode, users can take advantage of 19 different filters. Those that collect all doubloons will receive a King Doubloon costume while unlocking all rewards provide the Plush Gary costume.

Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy launch trailer

THQ Nordic and Frozenbyte and promoting the launch of Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy with a launch trailer. The next entry in the series just came to Switch.

Further information about it is included in the following overview:

Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy gameplay

We have new gameplay showing off the Switch version of Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy. The series is making a return after the last game launched four years ago.

For more on Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy, check out the following overview:

AEW: Fight Forever Stadium Stampede

Starting today, AEW: Fight Forever players can access a new Stadium Stampede mode as part of the game’s latest update.

The mode pits 30 wrestlers against one another inside a football stadium with “never before seen weapons and the ability to ride horses and drive golf carts and other vehicles.” It is free to everyone who own the actual game.

Trine 5 Amadeus the Wizard

Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy is back with another trailer, this time for Amadeus the Wizard. The video debuted today at Gamescom 2023.

Amadeus is able to use different spells, summon boxes, and more. Further details can be found below, courtesy of THQ Nordic:

South Park: Snow Day

South Park: Snow Day is in development for Switch, it’s been announced. The game is due out in 2024.

THQ Nordic shared the news during its annual showcase today. South Park Digital Studios and Question Games are involved.

Here’s what’s been shared thus far:

Trine 5 Zoya

THQ Nordic and FrozenByte are back with another trailer for Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy that introduces us to Zoya the Thief.

Zoya is the cunning lady of the trio who is both clever and elusive. She pulls off maneuvers with her bow, arrows, ropes, and her grappling hook enabling her to navigate through tricky situations. Zoya is leaving behind her life as an “Entrepreneur” to embark on new adventures in the game.

Gothic Classic

THQ Nordic will release a Switch port of Gothic Classic on Switch, the company revealed today along with developer Piranha Bytes. A release date is set for September 28, 2023.

The original Gothic first launched in 2001. When the action RPG comes to Switch, it won’t be a remaster or remake – just the original code, but with a ton of fixes.

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning Alyn Shir Arena Mode

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning just got a new update on Switch, featuring Alyn Shir content and Arena Mode.

While the patch only includes those two items, they’re pretty significant. Alyn Shir has players following clues and traveling to different locations to find “a very delicate item left behind by the infamous assassin herself.” Arena Mode is also totally new, allowing players to fight hordes of enemies in different rounds.

Here’s the full rundown:

AEW Fight Forever frame rate resolution

AEW: Fight Forever recently landed on a bunch of platforms including Switch, and Digital Foundry has now shared a technical analysis that goes over various aspects including frame rate and resolution.

Strictly talking about Nintendo’s console, the resolution isn’t great and the graphics have been scaled down. While that may sound disappointing, the frame rate seems to be steady which is very much important.

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