Breaking: Local News with Cliff Rockslide announced for Nintendo Switch

This just in: Local News with Cliff Rockslide, the debut title from Horsefly Games (an indie game studio from Finland) is coming to the Nintendo Switch in May! To celebrate the announcement, Bonus Stage Publishing (the publisher) shared a trailer for this first-person adventure game.

Here’s the trailer:

In this game, which blends comedy, adventure, and journalism, you get to play as the cameraperson for Butterfly Valley’s most famous (and only!) news stream: Cliff Rockside. Your job? Help grow his channel and allow him to become a household name.

Here’s some details:

Set in Butterfly Valley, you’ll be working as the cameraperson for the Valley’s most popular (and only) news streamer, Cliff Rockslide. With just seven subscribers, it’s your job to help Cliff grow his channel and become a household name. No pressure, right?

“Local News with Cliff Rockslide” is an FPS-style game that provides players with a fresh and exciting way to experience comedy. It features a carefully crafted storyline written by professionals in the comedy industry, with the story focusing on cults, vegetables, and geometry. The player will learn to be a successful journalist, media person, content creator, and influencer all in one package in this unique experience.

In addition to the exciting storyline, “Local News with Cliff Rockslide” features an array of unique gameplay mechanics that promise to keep players engaged and entertained. The player will wield their camera like a weapon, providing them with complete control of the broadcast. The game offers no combat, but it does feature a variety of quick-time events that players must overcome to progress through the game.

  • A carefully crafted comedy storyline about cults, vegetables, and geometry
  • First-person gameplay that puts players in control of the broadcast
  • No combat but with quick-time events to keep players engaged
  • A variety of missions that focus on covering exciting news events and reporting on the local community
  • An opportunity to learn to be a successful journalist, media person, content creator, and influencer all in one package
  • Exclusive release on Nintendo Switch

Local News with Cliff Rockslide (Switch – eShop) does not have a release date yet, but is slated for a May 2023 release in Europe and North America.

Source: Bonus Stage Publishing PR (23/02/2023)


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