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Last year, publisher WayForward and developer 13AM Games – the studio behind Runbow – announced Dawn of the Monsters. It’s been awhile since we last heard about the project, but we have a substantial update today.

Dawn of the Monsters, a co-op brawler that lets you play as a Kaiju, has confirmed four playable beasts: Megadon, Ganira, Aegis Prime, and Tempest Galahad. They all come with Brutal Rage abilities, Cataclysm Attacks, and finishing moves. The title also features a comic book-like art style. In fact, kaiju designs are being handled by Godzilla character creator Shiji Nishikawa and Godzilla comic book artist Matt Frank.

Advance Wars April

If the Switch eShop is anything to go by, Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp will be ready to go for April.

Nintendo and WayForward announced last week that the title had been pushed to Spring 2022. Originally, it was slated for release on December 3, 2021.

Boy and his Blob Switch release date

A Boy and His Blob, which previously came to Wii, now has a release date on Switch. It’s confirmed for a November 4 launch.

Ziggurat just announced the port at the start of October. With the game planned for November, the turnaround from reveal to release is only a month.

Learn more about A Boy and His Blob with the following overview:

Nintendo has delayed the release of Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp. As opposed to December 3 of this year, the game will now launch in Spring 2022.

Nintendo said Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp “just needs a little more time for fine tuning.” No other specifics about the delay were provided.

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp is being developed by Shantae studio WayForward.

BloodRayne Revamped release date

Publisher Ziggurat Interactive and new console developer Big Boat Interactive today announced a final release date for BloodRayne: ReVamped and BloodRayane 2: Revamped, which were first announced last month. Both games are coming to Switch on November 18, the two sides confirmed today.

As a quick refresher, here’s an overview of these titles:

River City Girls 2

At the Tokyo Game Show today, Arc System Works and WayForward issued the first trailer for River City Girls 2.

River City Girls 2 builds on the success of the original beat ’em up game. It’ll include online co-op following fan requests, support for Japanese voice acting, and more content in terms of characters, number of stages and items, events, actions, and other elements. More information will be provided at a later date.

Here’s the first trailer for River City Girls 2:

A Boy and His Blob Switch

After it originally came to Wii more than a decade ago, A Boy and His Blob is now on the way to Switch. Ziggurat Interactive announced that it will be putting WayForward’s classic on the console.

A Boy and His Blob was a re-imagining of the classic NES game. It’s a side-scrolling puzzle platformer with 2D hand-drawn animation. You’ll be controlling a young boy as he works with his friend, an alien blob-like creature with shapeshifting abilities that can be used by eating jelly beans. The two will need to defeat enemies and solve puzzles to reach Blobolonia and dethrone the tyrannical Emperor who’s set on world domination. The story is told through hand-drawn and animated illustrations.

BloodRayne Betrayal Fresh Bites switch

New gameplay has come in for the Switch version of BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites. Ziggurat Interactive and WayForward brought the title to Nintendo’s console this week.

Here’s some information about the hack and slash title:

BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites trailer

BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites, a redone version of the 2011 2D hack and slash platformer, has received a new trailer. Ziggurat Interactive and WayForward put the game on Switch just a couple of days ago.

Here’s some information about the game:

BloodRayne Betrayal physical

Limited Run Games has shared new details on the physical release BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites. The plan is to open up reservations next week.

The typical standard copy will be up for grabs, but a collector’s edition is planned as well. For those that are curious, the collector’s edition includes:


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